Description Will of Ebenezer McLeod of River John, Pictou Co., NS


Will of Ebenezer McLeod, deceased

Certified Copy of Will for Reg of Deeds Pictou

In this my Last Will and Testament I Ebenezer McLeod of River John in the County of Pictou, Blacksmith, do hereby devise bequeath & dispose of all the earthly estate of which I may be possessed at death as follows,

First – I will devise & bequeath to my beloved wife Elizabeth McLeod the home & lot at River John of which I am now possessed to have & to hold the same for her use & benefit during her natural life she to share the same with our daughter Mary Augusta McLeod in such measure & manner as she the said Mary Augusta McLeod may require.

Second – I will & bequeath to my son Kenneth McLeod my blacksmith shop, tools implements, appurtenances & furnishings as thereto belonging and at the death of his mother the within mentioned Elizabeth McLeod the home & lot hereby previously in this will & testament bequeathed to her shall become the property of the said Kenneth McLeod on the condition that he pay all my just debts if any his mother may have accrued & likewise continue to his sister the within mentioned Mary Augusta McLeod a home & support as she may require, & demand such of him from time to time.

Third - I appoint my said wife Elizabeth McLeod and my son the said Kenneth McLeod executors of this my last Will & Testament.

IN WITNESS WHEREOF I have hereunto my hand and Seal subscribed and Set this sixth day of July AD 1901.

Signed Eben. McLeod (L.S.)


(Sgd.) S. Archibald
(Sgd.) Henry Cock

County of Pictou S.S.
In the Court of Probate of Wills

I John D. McLeod Registrar of said Court do hereby certify that the foregoing paper writing is a true copy of the last Will and Testament of Ebenezer McLeod late of River John in the County of Pictou Blacksmith deceased which said will was duly admitted to Probate in said Court at Pictou on the 27th. day of October 1906.

Witness my hand at Pictou this 27th. day of October 1906.
John D. MacLeod Registrar


Office, County of Pictou, FEB 27 1907 I certify that the within instrument was duly registered at 11 AM of the above day in Book 4 page 218 on the certificate of John D. MacLeod Reg

John Yorston Registrar.

File Location

Vault - Registry of Deeds Shelf

File number: 15W - 2646M
Contributor:    Judy Cormier | View all submissions
Tags: Ebenezer McLeod of River John, Blacksmith, Elizabeth McLeod, 1901, Mary Augusta McLeod, Kenneth McLeod, S. Archibald, Henry Cock, 1906, 1907
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Uploaded on: February 3, 2017
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