Description Will of Helen Merriman of Pictou,NS


Estate of Helen Merriman late of Pictou, Widow, deceased, Testate

Copy of Will for the Registrar of Deeds

In the name of God, Amen.

I Helen Merriman of Pictou, in the County of Pictou Widow being of sound and disposing mind do make publish and declare this my last Will and Testament.

1St. I will devise and bequeath to my daughter Mary Shearer the wife of Captain James Shearer all my Real and personal property of every nature and kind and wheresoever Situate, To have and To Hold the same to her the said Mary Shearer her heirs and assigns for ever.

2nd. I nominate constitute and appoint the said Mary Shearer my daughter the executrix of this my last Will and Testament.

In witness whereof I have hereto my hand and Seal Subscribed and Set this twentieth day of August – at Pictou aforesaid in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and eighty three.

Signed Helen Merriman L.S.

Signed Sealed Published and declared by the said Helen Merriman as and for her last Will and testament in the presence of us, who at her request and in her presence and in the presence of each other and have Subscribed our names as witnesses thereunto.

Signed ---- Geo. S. Harris
" ---- John D. McLeod

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 Helen Merriman, 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 26th. day of December A.D. 1888.
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, 6th. April 1889 I certify that the within instrument was duly registered at 2 PM of the above day in the registry of Wills Book No 2, pages 61 & 62 on the certificate of John H. Lane Rgr.

John Ferguson Regr

File Location

Vault - Registry of Deeds Shelf

File number: 15W - 2730M
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Tags: Helen Merriman of Pictou, Widow, Mary Shearer, 1883, Captain James Shearer, Geo. S. Harris, 1888, John D. McLeod, 1889
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Uploaded on: February 7, 2017
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