Estate of Don Douglas, deceased
Certified Copy of Will for Registry
Know all men by these presents, that I, Donald Douglas, of Providence in the state of Rhode Island, being of sound and disposing mind and memory, do make this my last Will and Testament, in manner following, that is to say :-
I devise, give and bequeath to my niece, Jane McGarvey one undivided half part of all my real estate, situated in the County of Pictou in Nova Scotia, and wherever otherwise lying, to be and to remain unto her, her heirs and assigns forever.
I give, devise and bequeath to David William McGarvey, Andrew McGarvey, Mary E. Williams and Eliza Jane Fritz wife of George Fritz, children of my said niece Jane McGarvey, one undivided half part of my real estate, situated in the County of Pictou in Nova Scotia and wherever otherwise lying, to be and remain unto them their heirs and assigns forever.
All my other estate, real or personal I give and bequeath to my niece said Jane McGarvey and her said children herein mentioned to be divided as follows:- said Jane McGarvey to have one half part and the other half to be divided between said children equally, I hereby nominate and appoint David William McGarvey to be the executor of this my last Will and testament and direct that he may administer my estate without giving surety.
In witness whereof, I have hereunto set my hand this 18th day of January A.D. 1885.
(Signed) Donald Douglas (This part was cut and glued on to the above document)
Signed, sealed published and declared by the aforenamed Donald Douglas as and for his last will and testament in the presence of us who-- at his request, and in his presence and in the presence of each other have hereunto set our names as witnesses.
(Signed) Thomas Henry Maloney
Thos. J. Huggins
Cornelius C. Plummer
Province of Nova Scotia
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 Donald Douglas late of Providence in the state of Rhode Island USA deceased which said will was duly admitted to Probate in said Court at Pictou on the sixth day of August A.D. 1909. John D. McLeod Registrar
Stamp - PROVINCE OF NOVA SCOTIA, REGISTRAR OF DEEDS Office, County of Pictou, AUG 26 1910 I certify that the within instrument was duly registered at 10 AM of the above day in Book 4 page 350 on the certificate of John D. MacLeod Reg John Yorston Registrar.
Vault - Registry of Deeds Shelf
|File number:||15W - 1201D|
|Contributor:||Judy Cormier | View all submissions|
|Tags:||Donald Douglas of Providence Rhode Island, 1885, Jane McGarvey, Pictou County, David William McGarvey, Andrew McGarvey, Mary E. Williams, Eliza Jane Fritz, George Fritz, 1909, Thomas Henry Maloney, Thos. J. Huggins, Cornelius C. Plummer, 1910,|
|Uploaded on:||March 6, 2015|