Description Will of John Fraser of Fox Brook, Pictou Co., NS


Will of John Fraser late of Fox Brook Co. of Pictou Farmer deceased

Certified Copy for Reg of Deeds

In the name of God, Amen. I John Fraser of Fox Brook of Pictou in the County of Pictou and Province of Nova Scotia being at present weak and impair of body but in full and usual possession of all my mental faculties, and  considering the uncertainty of life Do made and ordain this my last will and testament

First and principally  I commend my soul to God and my body to Christian burial and touching such worldly substance with which I have been blessed I give devise and bequeath in manner and form following viz.

To my well and dearly beloved wife Annie Fraser I give devise and bequeath all my real estate and personal property of whatever nature and kind and wherever found for her sole use and benefit forever

And I do hereby nominate and appoint my said wife Annie Fraser together with Alexander Fraser Farmer of Sutherland's River County and Province aforesaid joint executors of this my last will and testament. And I do hereby revoke cancel and annul any and all former wills by me made and do declare this to be my last will and testament

In Witness Whereof I the testator have hereunto subscribed my name and set my seal in the presence of  these witnesses present together on this eighteenth day of March A.D., 1896.

Signed     John Fraser     L.S.

Signed  sealed and executed  in the presence of

Signed          D. W McDoanld

Signed          John Matheson


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 John Fraser late of Fox Brook in the County of Pictou Farmer deceased  which said will  was duly admitted to Probate in said Court at Pictou on the 9th  day of October AD 1900.

Witness my hand at Pictou this 10th. day of October AD 1900.

John D. MacLeod  Registrar

Stamp - PROVINCE OF NOVA SCOTIA, REGISTRAR OF DEEDS Office, County of Pictou,  FEB 7 1901  I certify that the within instrument was duly registered at 3PM of the above day in Book 3, page 270,272  on the certificate of John D. MacLeod Reg

John Yorston  Registrar.


File Location

Vault - Registry of Deeds Shelf

File number: 15W - 2098F
Contributor:    Judy Cormier | View all submissions
Tags: John Fraser of Fox Brook Farmer, Annie Fraser, 1896, Alexander Fraser Farmer of Sutherlands River, D. W McDonald, John Matheson, 1900, 1901
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