Description Will of William McGregor of Garden of Eden, Pictou Co., NS


Estate of William McGregor, late of Garden of Eden (McLellan’s Brook was scratched out), Farmer, deceased, Testate

Copy of Will for the Registrar of Deeds

Know all men by those present that I William McGregor of Garden of Eden in the County of Pictou & Province of Nova Scotia, do make and publish this my last Will and testament.

First, my will is that all my just debts be paid by my Executors hereinafter named.

Second, I devise and bequeath to Mrs. Annie McIness of Westville my sister, the following property of which I am now seized and possessed, at this date, that is to say the lot of land I now occupy being in the Garden of Eden, County & Province aforesaid, bounded as follows, on the South by lands of the late John McDonald, East by Eden Lake, North by the lands of the late John McGregor, west by Company’s lands. 200 acres in all.

I hereby nominate and appoint as Executors to this my Will and testament, Alex D. Sutherland, Alexander Fraser of Garden of Eden, and County of Pictou.
In witness whereof I have hereunto Set my hand and affixed my Seal this Sixth day of May 1898.

Signed X his mark William McGregor L.S.

Signed Sealed and published and declared in the presence of us, who his request and in his presence and in the presence of each other, has signed the same as witnesses thereto, and for the last Will of the said William McGregor.

Signed ---- Alex D. Sutherland
" ---- Alexander Fraser

Garden of Eden
May 6th, 1898

County of Pictou Sf

In the Court of Probate of Wills

I do hereby certify that the foregoing instrument consisting of one page, is an exact and literal copy of the last Will and Testament of William McGregor late of Garden of Eden in the County of Pictou, Farmer, deceased, Testate, which has been duly filed and admitted to Probate in accordance with the practice of the Court.

Given under my hand at Pictou this 26th. day of June A.D. 1898.

John H. Lane Registrar

To the Registrar of Deeds for the County of Pictou

Province of Nova Scotia, Registrar of Deeds
Office, County of Pictou, JUL 14 1898 I certify that the within instrument was duly registered at Noon of the above day in Book 3, pages 164 & 165 on the certificate of John H. Lane Rgr.

John Yorston Regr

File Location

Vault - Registry of Deeds Shelf


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