Estate of Alexander McLean late of McLellan’s Mountain, Farmer, deceased, Testate
Copy of Will for the Registrar of Deeds
In the name of God, Amen.
I Alexander McLean of McLellan’s Mountain in the County of Pictou, being of sound and disposing mind and memory, aware also of the certainty of death and the uncertain time thereof, do make and publish this my last Will and testament, as follows –
1St. I give and bequeath to my son John David McLean – my right an title to or in that certain piece or parcel of land known as the acres, Situated between the lands of John and Catherine McLean and Margaret Ann Stewart, supposed to contain two acres more or less, to him his heirs and assigns forever.
Second. I give and bequeath unto my son Daniel Morrison McLean, my right & title to or in that certain piece or parcel of land Situated at McLellan’s Mountain, known as part of the Big Mountain lot, supposed to be No. 2, containing twenty four acres, more or less to him and his heirs forever.
Third. I give and bequeath unto my wife Elizabeth McLean, that certain piece or parcel of land I now reside on, situated between John Forbes and Donald McLean’s, containing one hundred Acres, more or less, during her natural life, afterwards to become the property of my male children who may remain with her to work the farm, to them and their heirs forever also stock, buildings and farming utensils.
I name and constitute my son John David McLean and my nephew John W. McLean and Elizabeth McLean my executor, of this my last Will and testament, Dated this twenty second day of January, one thousand eight hundred and eighty one.
(Sigd.) Alexander McLean L.S.
Executed in the presence of
Sigd. ---- John W. McLean
" ---- Lizzie A. McLean
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 Alexander McLean, late of McLellan’s Mountain in the County of Pictou, 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 2nd. day of January A.D. 1886.
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, 11th MAY 1886 I certify that the within instrument was duly registered at 2 PM of the above day in the registry of Wills Book No 1, pages 338 & 339 on the certificate of John H. Lane Rgr.
John Ferguson Regr
Vault - Registry of Deeds Shelf
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