Will of Roderick Grant, Deceased
Certified Copy for Reg of Deeds
The last will and Testament of Roderick Grant of Carriboo River, in the County of Pictou, Farmer
I give and bequeath all my real and personal property of every kind to my wife Jane Grant for her life or until she marries and at her death or marriage to my son Robert Atkinson Grant in per simple**
Provided that this foregoing devise is subject to the following changes upon the estate devised
First - That upon the marriage of my wife my said son shall within three months after her marriage, pay to her the sum of one hundred Dollars
Second - That each of my daughters Lilly Bell, Eliza, Barbara Ann, and Georgie shall upon marriage or upon leaving home permanently receive one of my ** twenty five dollars
And provided further that the said foregoing devise and the changes herein made in favor of my wife are to be accepted by her in lieu and satisfaction of her dower in the lands devised
I appoint her Guardian of said children.
I hereby nominate and appoint John Geddie Redpath of Carriboo River farmer and Alexander McKay of Town Gut foreman to be executors of this Will
I hereby revoke all wills by me at any time heretofore made.
In Witness Whereof I have hereunto Subscribed my hand this fifteenth day of August A.D., 1900.
Signed Roderick Grant
Signed executed and published by the Testator Roderick Grant in the presence of us witnesses who at his request in his presence and in the presence of each other have hereunto set our hands as witnesses.
Signed Chas E Tanner
Signed Peter Grant
County of Pictou S.S.
In the Court of Probate
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 Roderick Grant late of Carriboo River in said County Farmer deceased which said will was duly admitted to Probate in said Court at Pictou on the 16th day of June AD 1903.
Witness my hand at Pictou aforesaid this 16th. day of June AD 1903.
John D. MacLeod Registrar
Stamp - PROVINCE OF NOVA SCOTIA, REGISTRAR OF DEEDS
Office, County of Pictou, APR 21 1904 I certify that the within instrument was duly registered at noon of the above day in Book 4, page 47,48 on the certificate of John D. MacLeod Reg
John Yorston Registrar.
Vault - Registry of Deeds Shelf
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|Tags:||Roderick Grant of Carriboo River Farmer, 1900, Jane Grant, Robert Atkinson Grant, Lilly Bell Grant, Eliza Grant, Barbara Ann Grant, Georgie Grant, John Geddie Redpath of Carriboo River Farmer, Alexander McKay of Town Gut, 1903, Chas E Tanner, Peter Grant, 1904|
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