Description Will of Duncan Forbes of New Glasgow, NS


Will of Duncan Forbes, deceased

Certified Copy for Reg of Deeds

This is the last Will and Testament of me, Duncan Forbes of New Glasgow (West side) in the County of Pictou, Blacksmith.

I appoint John U. Ross, of Pictou, in the County of Pictou Barrister at law, and Hubert L. Fraser of said New Glasgow Farmer Executor and Trustees of this my Will

I give devise and bequeath to my wife Ellen Forbes all the *essuages and lot of land whereon I reside together with all the household and kitchen furniture and furnishings.

I give and bequeath to my brother Roderick Forbes the sum of One thousand dollars.

I give and bequeath to my sister Barbara Forbes the sum of Five hundred dollars. All the residue and remainder of my estate of whatsoever nature and kind and wheresoever situate I give devise and bequeath to my wife the aid Ellen Forbes absolutely to her own use.

In WITNESS WHEREOF I have hereunto my hand subscribed to this my will this twelfth day of October in the year of our Lord one thousand nine hundred and six.

(Sgd.) Duncan Forbes

Signed, published and declared by the said Duncan Forbes as and for his last Will and Testament in the presence of us who in his presence and in the presence of each other have hereunto subscribed our names as witnesses.

(Sgd.) Herbert L. Fraser

(Sgd.) Jno. U. Ross

Court of Probate

County of Pictou S.S.

I John D. McLeod Registrar of said Court do hereby certify that the foregoing written typewritten paper is a true copy of the last Will and Testament of Duncan Forbes late of New Glasgow in the County of Pictou Blacksmith which said will was duly admitted to Probate in said Court at Pictou on the 29th day of March AD 1911.

Witness my hand at Pictou aforesaid this 29th day of March AD 1911. John D. MacLeod Registrar

Stamp - PROVINCE OF NOVA SCOTIA, REGISTRAR OF DEEDS Office, County of Pictou, AUG 4 1911 I certify that the within instrument was duly registered at 11 AM of the above day in Book 5, page 39 on the certificate of John D. MacLeod Reg John Yorston Registrar.

File Location

Vault - Registry of Deeds Shelf

File number: 15 W - 2030F
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Tags: Duncan Forbes of New Glasgow, Blacksmith, 1906, John U. Ross of Pictou, barrister at law, Herbert L. Fraser of New Glasgow, Farmer, Ellen Forbes, Roderick Forbes, Barbara Forbes, 1911
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Uploaded on: March 29, 2015
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