Description Will of James Fraser of Springville, Pictou Co.,NS


Estate of James Fraser, late of Springville, Farmer, deceased, Testate

Certified Copy of Will for the Registrar of Deeds

I, James Fraser, Farmer, of Springville, in the County of Pictou, & Province of Nova Scotia, being now, of sound mind fully believing in the uncertainty of life do make this my last Will & Testament.

All my land property I will and bequeath to be divided equally between  my son John Albert now absent from home, & m y wife Ellan, during the period of her natural existence, & at her death to become the Sole property of said John Albert my son.

All my livestock consisting of Cows, Horses, Sheep, e,c, I will to be divided equally between said parties also all farming utensils, & Household to be divided equally between said John Albert  & my wife Ellen.

Signed  James Fraser     

Signed  in the presence of this 28th day of Mch 1882

Signed       ----  Evan Kennedy

    "            ----- James McDonald

County of Pictou Sf

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 James Fraser late of Springville 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 31st day of May A.D. 1882.

John H. Lane  Registrar

To John  Ferguson Esqr.

 Registrar of Deeds for the County of Pictou

Province of Nova Scotia

Registrars Office, Pictou,  21st August  1882  I certify that the within Instrument was duly registered at 3PM of the above day in the Registry of Wills Book No 1, pages 124 on the certificate of John H. Lane Rgr. of Probate


John Ferguson Regr






File Location

Vault - Registry of Deeds Shelf

File number: 15W - 2086F
Contributor:    Judy Cormier | View all submissions
Tags: James Fraser of Springville Farmer, Ellen Fraser, John Albert Fraser, Evan Kennedy, James McDonald, 1882
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Uploaded on: April 24, 2015
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