Description Will of George McKay of New Glasgow, Pictou Co., NS


Estate of George McKay late of New Glasgow, Blacksmith, deceased, Testate

Copy of Will for the Registrar of Deeds

This is the last Will and Testament of George McKay of New Glasgow, in the County of Pictou and Province of Nova Scotia, Blacksmith.

1st. I give devise and bequeath to my son James R. McKay the House and Lt on which I now reside between the Lands of my son in law Angus Chisholm and the Lot belonging to me on the north formerly occupied by Thomas Graham, as well as all my personal property.

2nd. I give devise and bequeath to my son George Forrest McKay the said Lot and buildings to the north of the Lot above bequeathed to my son James formerly occupied by the said Thomas Graham. Also the Lot on the West side of Provost Street immediately South of the Lot deeded by me to my said son James R. McKay, also the lot and building situated in west New Glasgow formerly occupied by Ann Dollard.

I nominate and appoint George Forrest McKay and James Roderick McKay my sons Sole executors of this my last Will and Testament, hereby revoking all former wills by me made.

Dated at New Glasgow Pictou County, March 24th. 1887.

Signed George McKay L.S.

Signed Sealed and declared as the last Will and Testament of the said George McKay in the presence of us the Subscribing witnesses, hereto, who at his request and in his presence, and in the presence of each other and have hereunto Subscribed our names as witnesses at New Glasgow.

Signed ---- D.C. Fraser
" ---- Annie B. Graham

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 George McKay late of New Glasgow in the County of Pictou, Blacksmith, 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 21st. day of October A.D. 1891.

John H. Lane Registrar

To the Registrar of Deeds for the County of Pictou

No Stamp

Province of Nova Scotia, Registrar of Deeds
Office, County of Pictou, 27th OCT 1891 I certify that the within instrument was duly registered at 12:20 PM of the above day in Registry of Wills Book No. 2, pages 193 on the certificate of John H. Lane Rgr.

John Ferguson Regr

File Location

Vault - Registry of Deeds Shelf

File number: 15W - 2519M
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Tags: George McKay of New Glasgow, Blacksmith, 1887, James R. McKay, Angus Chisholm, Thomas Graham, George Forrest McKay, Ann Dollard, D.C. Fraser, Annie B. Graham, 1891
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