Description Will of John F. Duff of Finner's Mountain, Pictou Co., NS

(Handwritten)

Estate of John F. Duff late of Finner's Mountain, Farmer, deceased, Testate

Copy of Will for the Registrar of Deeds

This is the last Will and testament of John F. Duff of Finner's Mountain in the County of Pictou, Farmer, 1st. I give and bequeath to my beloved wife Mary Catherine all the real and personal property I possess after the payment of all my just debts and funeral expenses giving my said real and personal property to my said wife and her heirs for ever. 2nd I appoint Robert C. Stewart of Sutherland's river in the County of Pictou, Farmer, Sole Executor of this my said last Will and Testament.

In witness whereof I have hereunto subscribed and set my hand and Seal at Finner's Mountain aforesaid this twelfth day of August A.D. 1885.

Signed John F. Duff L.S.

Signed Sealed and declared by the above Testator as and for his last Will and testament in the presence of us subscribing witnesses who at his request in his presence and in the presence of each other have subscribed our names as witnesses hereto the day and date above written.

Signed Angus McMillan

Signed Daniel W. Stewart

County of Pictou

In the Court of Probate of Wills

I do hereby certify that the foregoing instrument consisting of part of a page, is an exact and literal copy of the last Will and Testament of John F. Duff late of Finner's Mountain in the County of Pictou, Farmer, 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 21st day of July A.D. 1886. John H. Lane Registrar

To John Ferguson Registrar of Deeds for the County of Pictou

Province of Nova Scotia Registrars Office Pictou 31st July 1886 I certify that the within instrument was duly registered at 5 PM of the above day in the registry of Wills Book No 1 pages 345 & 346 on the certificate of John H. Lane Regr of Probate John Ferguson Rgr.

File Location

Vault - Registry of Deeds Shelf

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File number: 15W - 1208D
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Tags: John F. Duff of Finner's Mountain, 1885, Mary Catherine Duff, Robert C. Stewart of Sutherland's River, Angus McMillan, Daniel W. Stewart, 1886, ,
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