Description Will of Christy Cameron of Pictou, NS


Estate of Christy Cameron, late of Pictou, Widow, deceased, Testate

Copy of Will for the Registrar of Deeds

This is the last Will and Testament of me Christy Cameron of the Town of Pictou in the Province of Nova Scotia.

First. I give devise and bequeath to my beloved daughter Jessie Ann Cameron the House and Lot that I now reside on in the said Town of Pictou, Known as the Caledonia Hotel situated on Water Street to have and to hold the same for her and her heirs forever.

Also I give and bequeath to grandson John Turner Currey one feather bed and bedding, to have and to hold the same forever.

Lastly I give devise and bequeath to my said daughter Jessie Ann Cameron all the residue of my property of whatsoever nature after the payment of my debts, to have and to hold the same to her and her heirs forever.

And I nominate and appoint George Fraser and Hugh Fraser Esqrs. of Abercrombie Point Executors of this my said last Will and Testament, hereby revoking all other and former wills.

In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal subscribed and set at Pictou, this 24th. day of March, in the Year of Our Lord, One thousand eight hundred and seventy nine.

Signed X her mark Christy Cameron L.S.

Signed Sealed published and declared by the testator to be her last Will and testament in the presence of us, who in each other presence have witnessed the Execution thereof.

Signed Donald Fraser

Signed Kenneth Henderson

County of Pictou

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 Christy Cameron Late of Pictou in the County of Pictou, Widow, 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 20th day of January A.D. 1885. John H. Lane Registrar

To John Ferguson Esq. Registrar of Deeds for the County of Pictou

Province of Nova Scotia Registrars Office Pictou 20th Jany. 1885 I certify that the within instrument was duly registered at 1 pm of the above day in the registry of Wills Book No 1 pages 264 & 265 on the certificate of John H. Lane Registrar of Probate. John Ferguson Rgr.

File Location

Vault - Registry of Deeds Shelf

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