Description Will of Donald Grant of Vale Colliery, Pictou Co., NS


Estate of Donald Grant, late of Vale Colliery, Shoemaker, deceased, Testate

Certified Copy of Will for the Registrar of Deeds

The last Will and Testament of Donald Grant Shoemaker of Vale Colliery

I Donald Grant considering the  uncertainty of this mortal life and being of sound mind and memory(blessed by Almighty God for the same) do make and publish this my last Will and testament in  manner and form following, that is to say,

I give and bequeath to my beloved wife Catherine Grant all my real estate, personal property of whatever kind, and all goods, and chattels. These and all things mentioned I bequeath to the aforesaid mentioned my beloved wife Catherine Grant whom I appoint hereby Sole executrix of this my last Will and Testament, hereby revoking all former wills by me made, if any -

In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and Seal the twenty fifth day of September in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and eighty three.

Signed     Donald Grant      L.S.

The above instrument consisting of one sheet was now hereby subscribed by Donald Grant (Shoemaker) the testator in presence of each of us, and was at the same time declared by him to be his last Will and Testament and we at his request sign our names hereto as attesting witnesses.

Signed       ----  D.R. Thomson residing at Vale Colliery P. Co.

    "        ----  Robert Murray   "     "  Vale Colliery P. Co.

County of Pictou Sf

In the Court of Probate of Wills

I do hereby certify that the foregoing instrument consisting of one page, is an exact and literal copy of the last Will and Testament of Donald Grant, late of Vale Colliery, in the County of Pictou, Shoemaker, 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 13th day of Decr. A.D. 1884.

John H. Lane  Registrar

To the Registrar of Deeds for the County of Pictou

Province of Nova Scotia
 Registrars Office, Pictou,  31st Dec. 1884  I certify that the within Instrument was duly registered at 3PM of the above day in the Registry of Wills Book No 1, pages 262 on the certificate of John H. Lane Rgr. of Probate

John Ferguson  Regr.


File Location

Vault - Registry of Deeds Shelf

File number: 15W - 2162G
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Tags: Donald Grant of Vale Colliery Shoemaker, 1883, Catherine Grant, D.R. Thomson of Vle Colliery, Robert Murray of Vale Colliery, 1884
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