Antigonish Wills: Book D, 1882 – 1891

Transcribed by Marleen MacDonald-Hubley 2010

 WILL#

DATE

NAME*

LOCATION

SPOUSE

CHILDREN

DETAILS **

P. 1

Will: Mar. 18, 1882

Probate: Aug. 18, 1883

Duncan MacMillan Esq.

Glen Alpine

Jane

Alexander, Malcolm

Granddaughter-Annie MacMillan

P. 2

Will: Aug. 11, 1870

Codicil: Dec. 22, 1880

Probate: Nov. 24, 1882

William Thomson Sr.

West River

 

William (deceased), Charles, Jane, Ellen, James

Mary Ann (wd/o William), William (s/o William

P. 5

Probate: Jan. 30, 1883

Isabella G Trotter

Antigonish

 

 

Awarded to brothers Thomas & Frederick R. Trotter

P. 6

Will: Feb. 14, 1883

Probate: Mar. 08, 1883

John Cameron

South River

 

Unmarried daughters, Dougald, Donald

 

P. 7

Will: Aug. 14, 1880

Probate: Mar. 14, 1883

Donald Chisholm Sr.

North River

Catherine

Valentine, John (younger), Colin

 

P. 8

Will: Oct. 22,1880

Probate: Mar.14, 1883

Alexander MacGillivray

Malignant Brook

Mary

John, Angus, Mary, Margaret

Father-John; Lucy Jane MacIsaac (d/o Angus, Malignant Cove) ref/to 1 acre in deed from Christy Ann & Lucy MacLean ds/o Donald

P. 10

Will: Feb. 03, 1883

Probate: Apr. 03, 1883

John Chisholm

s/o Alexander

Marydale

Ann

 

Mother-Christy; brother James; sister Catherine

P. 12

Will: Mar.09, 1883

Probate: Apr. 14, 1883

Valentine Chisholm

Beauly

Christina

John, Alexander, Mary Ann, Mary Catherine, Margaret, Christina Ann, Agnes

Daughters get land at Oyster Pond

P. 13

Will: Mar. 06, 1883

Probate: May 02, 1883

Angus Livingstone

Cape George

 

Thomas, Downie, John, Annie, Laura

Sister-Janet

P. 15

Will: Dec. 26, 1856

Probate: Apr. 27, 1883

Michael Quan

Antigonish

Mary

 

 

P. 16

Will: Dec. 05, 1882

Probate: May 07, 1883

Mary Kennedy

Antigonish

Thomas

 

Catherine Somers (d/o Hugh) Saltsprings; Statira Hulbert (d/o Daniel) Antigonish; Mary Ann Gard (wd/o John)

P. 18

Will: Jan. 24, 1880

Probate: May 18, 1883

Donald Smith

Hallowell Grant

Mary

 

Son-in-law Donald MacGillivray

P. 19

Will: Dec. 04, 1880

Codicil: May 02, 1883

Probate: May 29, 1883

Angus MacIsaac

South River

 

Lauchlan, Angus Jr. In Maine

Grandchildren-Mary, Jane, Minnie, Kate Ann

P. 22

Probate: May 29, 1883

Alexander MacDonald

St. Josephs

 

 

Awarded to only surviving children, Catherine & Duncan of Ohio

P. 22

Will: Apr. 10, 1883

Probate: Jun. 25, 1883

Isabella A. MacDonald

d/o Duncan

Heatherton

 

 

Brothers-Roderick A., Joseph Vincent, Archibald D., Alexander A.

P. 24

Will: Jul. 03, 1876

Probate: Jun. 25, 1883

William Edward Connors

Antigonish

 

 

Brother-John, mother-Mary, sister-Margaret

P. 25

Will: Aug. 02, 1883

Probate: Aug. 15, 1883

Archibald MacGillivray Esq.

Morristown

 

Mary Ross, Hugh

 

P. 26

Will: Aug. 18, 1876

Probate: Aug. 16, 1883

James Wallace

Lakevale

 

James, John, Hugh, Sarah

Son-in-law John MacDonald

P. 28

Will: Oct. 18, 1880

Probate: not recorded

Roderick MacDonald

Ohio

 

Angus, Janet, John

 

P. 30

Will: Dec. 04, 1880

Probate: Nov. 27, 1883

Angus MacPhee

U. South River

 

Hugh, John, Margaret

 

P. 34

Will: Feb. 25, 1878

Probate: Jan. 18, 1884

Hugh MacGillivray

South River

Unnamed

Allan, John, Essabella, Donald, Mary

 

P. 35

Will: Jan. 29, 1883

Probate: Jan. 18, 1884

John MacKeogh Sr.

Afton

 

John Jr., Edward,

 

P. 37

Will: Sep. 04, 1883

Probate: Jan. 21, 1884

Margaret Chisholm

“Widow”

L South River

 

Valentine, Mary, Catherine, Donald , William

 

P. 39

Will: May 11, 1870

Probate: Jan. 27, 1884

John MacDonald “Thell

Saltsprings

Ann

Hugh

Grandson-James

P. 40

Will: Apr. 10, 1880

Probate: Jan. 23, 1884

Angus MacGillivray

Hallowell Grant

Unnamed

John Jr., Margaret, Archibald A.

 

P. 42

Will: Dec. 14, 1883

Probate: Feb. 05, 1883

Rev, Hubert Gerrior

Harbour Bouche

 

 

All to be sold and disposed of in a personal directive to the executor

P. 45

Will: Apr. 02, 1883

Probate: Feb. 06, 1884

William Chisholm

Glen Road

Mary

Catherine, Janet, Roderick

 

P. 46

Probate: Feb. 06, 1884

Roderick MacDonald

North Grant

 

 

Awarded to Fitzhugh McPhie “telegraph operator”

P. 47

Will: Jun. 13, 1883

Probate: Mar. 17, 1884

Donald MacKenzie

Frasers Grant

 

Donald, Isabelle, Margaret

Granddaughter-Annie Chisholm

P. 48

Will: Apr. 28, 1880

Probate: Sep. 15, 1883

Charles Melanson Sr.

Pomquet

 

Julia, Adele, Victoire, Elizabeth (deceased)

Grandsons-Charles, George  & Moses Melanson; daughter-in-law Marine; Placide Onesime Boudroit; granddaughter-Mary Susanna Melanson

P. 50

Will: Mar. 05, 1883

Probate: May 07, 1884

Donald MacEachern

Ashdale

 

Donald, Archibald, Roderick, Mary, Margaret, John

 

P. 52

Will: Feb. 10, 1884

Probate: Apr. 04, 1884

James Carroll

Clydesdale

Sarah

 

 

P. 53

Will: no date

Probate: Apr. 05, 1884

Archibald MacArthur

James River

 

John

 

P. 54

Will: Jul. 24, 1883

Probate: Apr. 23, 1884

Roderick Pushie

West River

 

William, Catherine (underage)

Brother-Thomas

P. 55

Probate: Apr. 26, 1884

Angus MacEachern “Mason”

Antigonish

Jane

 

Awarded to widow Jane MacEachern

P. 56

Probate: May 13, 1884

Donald MacLean

Ohio

 

 

Awarded to Sarah & Nancy MacLean, Ohio

P. 56

Probate: May 26, 1884

Rev. Donald Cameron

Tracadie

 

 

Awarded to Rev. Angus Cameron

P. 57

Will: May 06, 1879

Probate: Jun. 19, 1884

John MacIntyre Esq.

Black River

Catherine

Young unnamed children

 

P. 59

Will: Mar. 28, 1884

Probate: Jun. 21, 1884

Thomas Chisholm “Doun

Marydale

Ann

Archibald, Isabella, Mary, Christy, Margaret

 

P. 62

Will: May 04, 1868

Probate: Jul. 22, 1884

Allan MacGillivray

South River

 

John, Hugh, Donald

Grandson-Donald Cameron

P. 64

Will: Jul. 08, 1884

Codicil: Jul. 08, 1884

Probate: Aug. 14,1884

Thomas S. Lindsay “mail contractor”

Antigonish

Mercy

Hattie (land in Antigonish), Frederick E (land in Sherbrooke), Clara (Peter) Archibald (land in Sherbrooke & Bangor), Annie (Leonard C) Archibald (land at Marshy Hope)

Sisters-Mrs L. G. Stevens & Susan R. (house in Bangor, ME), Mrs Clementine Brown (land in Glenwood, ME)

P. 67

Will: Jul. 30, 1884

Probate: Aug. 30, 1884

Angus MacDonald

Pinevale

Catherine

Unnamed daughters

 

P. 69

Will: Jul. 07, 1884

Probate: Sep. 22, 1884

Donald MacDonald “Blacksmith”

Addington Forks

Mary

Hugh, John

 

P. 70

Probate: 1884

Roderick MacDonald “carpenter”

Lakevale

 

 

Awarded to Donald MacDonald, Lakevale

P. 71

Will: Feb. 02, 1883

Probate: Oct. 15, 1884

Duncan Chisholm

Gaspereaux Lake

Elizabeth

James, Margaret, Ann, Mary

Son-in-law Alexander MacDonald

P. 73

Will: Jun. 17, 1884

Probate: Nov. 25, 1884

Charles MacInnis

Ohio

Margaret

John Angus, Catherine, Barbara

Son-in-law Donald MacPherson

P. 74

Will: Jul. 19, 1875

Probate: Nov. 25, 1884

John Chisholm

Caledonia

 

William

 

P. 75

Will: Apr. 27, 1883

Probate: Dec. 02, 1884

Isabella MacLennan

Antigonish

 

 

Grandsons-Thomas & Frederick Trotter; granddaughter Elizabeth (Jostam) Gass & daughter Helen Gass

P. 77

Will: Mar. 04, 1878

Codicil: Mar. 05,1878

Probate: Dec. 12, 1884

William R. Cunningham Esq.

Antigonish

Frances Charlotte

Rupert, Charles, Arthur

 

P. 80

Probate: Dec. 13, 1884

Judique Belfountaine

Harbour Bouche

 

 

Awarded to Simon Bouche

P. 81

Will: Jan. 15, 1885

Probate: Feb. 21, 1885

John MacDonnell

U South River

Margaret MacIsaac

John, Angus

 

P. 82

Will: Feb. 15, 1885

Probate: Mar. 12, 1885

Archibald MacDonald

McAra’s Brook

 

 

Sister-Catherine; brother Alexander

P. 84

Probate: Apr. 01, 1885

Angus MacDonald

Malignant Cove

 

 

Awarded to Dougald A MacDonald, Malignant Cove

P. 85

Will: Feb. 20, 1885

Probate: Mar. 24, 1885

Alexander MacDonald

BS Arisaig

Christy

 

 

P. 86

Probate: Apr. 22, 1885

Angus MacGillivray

Big Marsh

 

 

Awarded to John MacGillivray, Lakevale

P. 87

Probate: May 08, 1885

Alexander MacLellan

SS Antigonish Harbour

 

 

Awarded to Donald MacLellan & Charles Dunn of SS Antigonish Harbour

P.87

Will: Oct. 25, 1879

Probate: May 09, 1885

Hugh MacPherson

Arisaig

 

John, Angus, Michael, William, Lydia, Catherine, Isabella

 

P. 90

Will: Jun. 06, 1882

Probate: May 01, 1885

Dougald MacMillan

Cape George

Ann

John George, Thomas Trotter, Alexander Stuart, Janet Livingston, Clara Ellen, Henrietta, Colin David, James D. Murray, William Arthur

 

P. 93

Will: Mar. 10, 1885

Probate: May 23, 1885

James Carter

Antigonish

Flora

 

Father-Henry; Mother-Jane; sisters-Ann, Mary (James) Grant; Annie Maria Power( d/o Benjamin);brother-Henry

P. 95

Will: Apr. 18, 1885

Probate: Jun. 01, 1885

John Chisholm

Doun

Pomquet River

Margaret

Roderick

 

P. 96

Will: Nov. 02, 1881

Probate: Jun. 11, 1885

Malcolm MacMillan

Cape George

Mary

Janet Louise, Colin Archibald, John

Sister-Lucy, brother-Dougald

P. 99

Will: Mar. 15, 1884

Probate: Jun. 13, 1885

William Chisholm

Harbour Bouche

Ann

Unnamed young son

Brother-Daniel

P. 101

Will: Mar. 28, 1878

Probate: Jun. 13, 1885

Hugh Boyd

(s/o James)

South River

Isabella

James Ronald, Mary, unborn infant

 

P. 102

Probate: Jun. 18, 1885

Manson A. Bigalow

Antigonish Harbour

 

 

Awarded to sister Lavinia R Bigalow, Antigonish

P. 103

Will: May 17, 1885

Probate: Jun. 30, 1885

John MacDonald

James River

 

Allan, Patrick

 

P. 104

Probate: Jul. 10, 1885

Thomas Talbot “mariner”

 

 

 

Awarded to Michael Myers

P. 105

Will: Aug. 29, 1884

Probate: Jul. 10, 1885

John Smith

Pleasant Valley

Ann

Hugh, Charles, Catherine

 

P. 106

Will: May 13, 1871

Probate:  Jul. 11, 1885

Donald MacDonald

s/o Roderick

West River

 

Lauchlin, John, Angus, Flora, Sally, Catherine

Brother-in-law John MacLean

P. 108

Will: Dec. 13, 1871

Probate: Jul. 27, 1885

Angus MacPherson

South River

Catherine

 

Brother-Donald

P. 109

Will: Mar. 17, 1885

Probate: Jul. 31, 1885

Donald Campbell

Doctors Brook

 

Alex, Dougald, Jenith

 

P. 111

Will: Jul. 11, 1885

Probate: Aug. 19, 1885

Elisha William Randall

Bayfield

Ruth Amelia

Emma Mary, Sophia Grace, Elisabeth A Hart,

Son-in-law George R Hart, Halifax

P. 113

Will: Oct. 26, 1878

Probate: Aug. 20, 1885

John MacDonald

 “Big”

R Malignant Brook

 

Mary

Brother-in-law Charles MacKinnon, Bailey’s Brook

P.115

Will; Jul. 02, 1883

Probate: Aug. 24, 1885

Angus Smith

Arisaig

 

Joseph A, Alexander B, Margaret, Mary, Isabella, John

 

P. 117

Will: Feb. 26, 1884

Probate: Sep. 10, 1885

John Chisholm

Glen Road

Paulina

Donald, William, Thomas

 

P. 120

Will: Oct. 1865

Probate: Oct. 02, 1885

Edward Grant

North Grant

Catherine

James J, Richard, Thomas, Catherine Ryan, Bridget Sallenger, Johanna Power, Walter

Lands at North Grant, Eigg Mountain & Guysborough

P. 124

Will: Aug. 06, 1885

Probate: Nov. 30, 1885

Valentine Chisholm

Summerside Gusset

Unnamed

John, Roderick, Ann, Bella, Sandy, Catherine, Duncan, Colin, John Jr.

 

P. 125

Will: Jun. 30, 1885

Probate: Nov. 30, 1885

Angus MacDonald

Meadow Green

Catherine

John Hugh, Archibald Alexander, Marjory Mary, Mary Catherine

 

P. 128

Probate: Dec. 28, 1885

James MacLellan

 

 

 

Awarded to Angus MacGillivray “blacksmith”, Antigonish

P. 129

Will: Jun. 11, 1884

Probate: Jan. 20, 1886

Guillaume Talbot

(Bro. Joseph Mary)

Monastery, Tracadie

 

 

Rt. Rev. Dominic (Abbot)

P. 130

Will: no date

Probate: Dec. 31, 1885

Donald Campbell

Caledonia

 

Flora, Sarah, Ellen, Angus

 

P. 133

Will: Sep. 15, 1885

Probate: Jan. 25, 1886

Duncan MacDonald

Doctors Brook

 

Angus, Mary Jane,

Son-in-law John MacIsaac

P. 135

Probate: Jan. 30, 1886

Colin MacIntosh

Antigonish

Catherine

 

Awarded to widow Catherine MacIntosh

P. 135

Will: Jun. 23, 1881

Probate: Feb. 22, 1886

Andrew Baxter

Addington Grant

 

Ellen

 

P. 137

Will: Mar. 13, 1885

Probate: Apr. 28, 1886

John Forbes

Salt Springs

Mary

 

 

P. 138

Will: Mar. 23, 1886

Probate: Apr. 28, 1886

Angus MacFarlane

South River

 

 

Nephews-John D, s/o Dougald, Angus,  sister-Mrs MacDonald

P. 140

Will: Jan. 12, 1870

Probate: May 01, 1886

Donald MacGillivray

Pleasant Valley

Flora

Allan, Hugh, John, Augustine, Angus, Isabella, Mary

Grandson-Colin s/o Angus

P. 143

Will: May 05, 1886

Probate: Jun. 21, 1886

Donald MacDonald

Big Marsh

Margaret

Donald, Catherine Ann, Mary, Mary Anne, Annie B, Margaret Ellen

 

P. 144

Will: May 06, 1885

Probate; Jun. 22, 1886

Flora MacGillivray “widow”

South River

Archibald

John,

 

P. 146

Will: Sep. 11, 1877

Probate: Jun. 22, 1886

Augustine MacGillivray

South River

 

 

Brothers-Angus, John; sister-Mary

P. 147

Will: Apr. 20, 1882

Probate: May 21, 1886

Angus MacGillivray

South River

 

 

Mother-Flora

P. 148

Will: Jun. 24, 1886

Probate: Jul. 12, 1886

Donald MacLean

Beaver River

 

 

Brothers-John, Roderick; sisters Janet MacMillan, Margaret

P. 150

Will: Jun. 16, 1886

Probate: Jul. 21, 1886

Ronald MacDonald

U South River

 

 

Mary MacPherson d/o Donald of Springfield; Duncan Cameron Esq., St Peters; Margaret Sulsby, Guysboro; brother Donald

P. 152

Will: Jun. 17, 1886

Probate: Aug. 03, 1886

John Bishop

“carriage maker”

Antigonish

Catherine

William

Son-in-law Charles A Harrington

P. 154

Will: Mar. 28, 1874

Probate: Aug. 03, 1886

John MacGillivray

North Lake

Catherine

Margaret, Sara

Grandson-Angus MacGillivray; granddaughter Catherine MacDonald

P. 155

Will: Aug. 27, 1881

Probate: Sep. 21, 1886

David Punch

Beauly

Christy

Michael, Ellen, Margaret, John

 

P. 157

Will: Dec. 01, 1874

Probate: Oct. 28, 188

Angus MacGillivray

Summerville

 

Hugh, Angus, John, Lauchlan, Margaret, Catherine, Donald

 

P. 159

Probate: Nov. 11, 1886

Daniel MacIntosh

Antigonish

 

 

Awarded to Colin MacIntosh, L South River

P. 160

Will: Jul. 09, 1872

Probate: Oct. 29, 1886

Alexander MacNeil “Brown”

Malignant Cove

 

Donald, Michael, Mary

 

P. 161

Will: Jun. 13, 1886

Codicil: Jun. 13, 1886

Probate: Oct. 16, 1886

John Chisholm

North River

 

 

Nephews-John , s/o Archibald, Daniel brother-Archibald

P. 167

Will: Sep. 15, 1886

Probate: Nov. 19,1886

James MacInnis ”merchant”

Georgeville

 

 

Nephew-Stephen Gillis (s/o James); brother-Lewis, Alexander, Angus.  Most of estate to the Church

P. 169

Will: Jul. 04, 1886

Probate: Dec.20, 1886

Alexander MacRae

St Josephs

 

Duncan

Sister-in-law Ann MacMillan

P. 171

Will: Nov. 26,1886

Probate: Jan. 08, 1887

Roderick MacDonald “Denoon” Esq.

Antigonish

Unnamed

John George

Grandchildren-Janet & Roderick MacKinnon

P.173

Will: Dec. 23, 1886

Probate: Mar. 23, 1887

Thomas Ronan “trader”

Antigonish

Mary MacLean

Matthew F, John F, Margaret Ann

Brother-in-law James Fitzpatrick; sister-Mary Ronan; cousin James Carter – land at Antigonish & Malden, MA

P. 176

Will: Dec. 28, 1885

Probate: Mar. 28, 1887

Emma C Harrington

Antigonish

Clarence N

Neta, Clarence Waldo

 

P.178

Will: Oct. 24, 1876

Probate: May 23, 1887

Alexander Boyle

s/o Angus

Manchester Road

 

 

Nephew-Angus Boyle (s/o Duncan); brother-Peter “teacher”; Guardian of Isabel MacDonald turned over to Peter

P. 181

Will: Dec. 06, 1879

Codicil: Dec. 16, 1885

Probate: May 26, 1887

Christopher Chisholm

L South River

Christina

Duncan, Colin, Lydia (wd/o Valentine, Pomquet Forks), Christina (Alexander) MacDonald, James River, Catherine (deceased wf/o John Chisholm “Gusset”, St Andrews)

 

P. 184

Will: Jan. 10, 1880

Probate: Sep. 10, 1887

Ann Fraser

“widow”

South River

Alexander

Duncan A

 

P. 185

Will: Mar. 15, 1886

Probate: Jun. 03, 1887

John MacLeod

Antigonish Harbour

 

Malcolm, Hugh, Mary, Donald, Eunice, Margaret, Catherine, Christina

Son-in-laws John C MacDonald, Alexander MacDonald

P. 187

Will: Mar. 1886

Probate: Jun. 03, 1887

John Fraser

L South River

Annie

Margaret (wd/o son Roderick) Fraser

Simon, Margaret, Cassie

 

P. 188

Will: Jun. 20. 1877

Probate: Aug. 18, 1887

Valentine Chisholm

Frasers Grant

Mary

William, Valentine

Granddaughter- Mary Ann (d/o Valentine)

P. 189

Will: Mar. 23, 1886

Probate: Nov. 23, 1887

Donald MacDonald “Burk”

Heatherton

 

Alexander

Sister-Catherine; granddaughter Jennet Chisholm (d/o William); son-in-law John Chisholm

P. 191

Probate: Aug. 30, 1887

Alexander Chisholm

North Grant

Mary

 

Awarded to widow Mary & son John “blacksmith”, North Grant

P. 191

Will: Oct. 23, 1871

Probate: Aug. 29, 1887

Alexander MacMillan

Lochaber

Flora

 

Grandson-Alexander Stewart

P. 193

Will: Mar. 22, 1887

Probate: Nov. 05, 1887

Alexander Fraser

Beaver Mountain

Mary

Donald, Jessie, Mary Ann, Margaret

Sister-Margaret

P. 194

Will: Feb. 28, 1887

Probate: Sep. 29, 1887

Donald Campbell

Pomquet River

 

 

Brother-Duncan; nephew Peter MacKinnon

P. 196

Will: Jul. 06, 1887

Probate: Oct. 19, 1887

Thomas Edward Provo (or Pervor or Prevoe)

Tracadie

 

 

Nephew-Freeman Arthur; father Allan L; brother Allan L (deceased)

P. 200

Will: Nov. 01,1887

Probate: Nov. 04, 1887

Joseph Manley

Antigonish

 

 

Mother-Ann Maria, Devonshire, GB

P. 201

Will: Oct. 12, 1883

Probate: Dec. 28, 1887

Duncan MacPherson

McAras Brook

 

Donald, John J, Dougald, Margaret, Mary, Sarah, Catherine Ann, Rev. William Alexander

Brother-in-law Alex MacPherson

P. 202

Will: Apr. 16, 1884

Probate: Jan. 07, 1888

Donald MacDougall

Malignant Cove

Ann

Sarah

Brother-Martin

P. 204

Probate: Jan. 08, 1888

John MacDonald

Tracadie

 

 

Awarded to father Malcolm MacDonald, Tracadie

P. 204

Will: Jan. 05, 1888

Probate: Jan. 03, 1888

William Dexter

Antigonish

deceased

Infant, William Collingwood Dexter, Hattie, Florence

Guardians-Robert Dickson & D Grant Kirk

(dates as written)

P. 206

Probate: Feb. 29, 1888

William Kenney

Linwood

 

Thomas

Awarded to son Thomas L Kenney, Linwood

P. 207

Will: Dec. 19, 1878

Probate: Mar. 07, 1888

Donald MacGillivray “mason”

Summerville

 

 

Aunts-Flora & Mary MacGillivray; brother-Colin (underage)

P. 208

Will: Jan. 22, 1879

Probate: Mar. 12, 1888

Alexander Chisholm

Summerside

Sarah

Christopher, Donald, Colin, Andrew

Catherine (wf/o William) Chisholm, Pomquet Forks

P. 210

Will: May 21, 1887

Probate: Apr. 10, 1888

Ellen Campbell

Caledonia

 

 

Sisters-Flora & Sarah

P. 211

Will: Mar. 31, 1888

Probate: Apr. 16, 1888

Neil Cameron

Pitchers Farm

 

George Henry

Nephews-William & John Dan; ward-Carry Lily Kilcap; brother-John Cameron

P. 212

Will: Sep. 24, 1885

Probate: Apr. 28, 1888

Hugh MacPhie Esq.

Antigonish

Ann Carolina

Clara

 

P. 213

Will: Jul. 28, 1887

Probate: Apr. 28, 1888

Thomas Chisholm

Ashdale

Margaret

Archibald, Mary, Mary Ann, Catherine, Colin

 

P.215

Will: Aug 18, 1886

Probate: Apr. 28, 1888

Allan MacDougall

Hallowell Grant

 

Mary, Margaret

Nephew-Archibald

P. 217

Probate: May 15, 1888

John A MacDonald

Antigonish

Johanna

 

Awarded to widow Johanna MacDonald

P. 217

Will: Jun. 07, 1879

Probate: May 26, 1888

Willoughby Randall

Antigonish

Marion

 

 

P. 218

Will: Jun. 09, 1885

Probate: Jul. 07, 1888

Kenneth Chisholm

Brierly Brook

Catherine

John, Angus, Isabell, William, Alexander, John William (3 under 16)

 

P. 221

Will: Dec. 16, 1887

Probate: Jul. 19, 1888

Ronald MacDonald

S Side Harbour

 

Dougald, Donald Sr., Donald Jr., Ronald

Son-in-law Capt. Hugh MacDonald

P. 222

Will: Dec. 26, 1871

Probate: Jul. 24, 1888

Donald MacDonald Sr.

McAra’s Brook

 

Alexander Sr., Alexander Jr., Margaret, Christy

Brother Angus, sister Ann Grant

P. 223

Probate: Aug. 17, 1888

Donald D MacDonald

Pleasant Valley

 

Mary, Margaret

Awarded to Mary & Margaret MacDonald, Pleasant Valley

P. 224

Will: Jun. 14, 1888

Probate: Sep. 14, 1888

John Fraser

South River

Mary

William, Hugh, Flora

 

P. 225

Will: Jun. 08, 1888

Probate: Sep. 19, 1888

Donald Chisholm

Ohio

Deceased

Ronald, Flora (underage)

 

P. 227

Will: Aug. 06, 1888

Probate: Sep. 26, 1888

Duncan Cameron

South River

 

Allan, Essabella, Colin, John

 

P.228

Will: Sep. 10, 1888

Probate: Oct. 01, 1888

William Chisholm

L South River

 

Duncan, Catherine

 

P. 229

Will: Dec. 14, 1844

Probate: Oct. 13, 1888

Roderick MacDonald

Beaver Meadow

Margaret

Angus, Hugh, Ann, Essabella, Alexander

Land at beaver Meadow and South River

P. 231

Will: Sep. 15,1888

Probate: Oct. 27, 1888

Donald MacDonald s/o Angus

Caledonia

Janet

Mary, Angus

 

P. 232

Will: May 10, 1888

Probate: Nov. 02, 1888

Maurice Mattie

Linwood

Harriet

 

 

P. 234

Will: Mar. 29, 1887

Probate: Oct. 01, 1888

Hugh J Kell

Antigonish

 

 

Brother-Neil, Roslindale, MA; parents still living

P. 235

Will: Apr. 19,1861

Probate: Oct. 18, 1888

Donald MacDonald “Straight”

William’s Point

 

Joseph, Ronald, Rev. Hugh

Grandchildren-Donald, Hugh (s/o Joseph)

P. 236

Will: May 13, 1887

Probate: Sep. 22, 1888

Joseph MacDonald “Straight”

William’s Point

Margaret

Donald, Hugh

 

P. 237

Will: Mar. 27,1888

Probate: Dec. 11,1888

William Chisholm

Beauly

Catherine

Alexander, Colin, Ellen, Janet, Mary, William, Duncan, John W

 

P. 240

Will: Aug. 03,1880

Probate: Dec. 11,1888

Donald Chisholm

Clydesdale

Janet

Duncan, Catherine, Barbara, Isabella

 

P. 242

Will: May 24, 1873

Probate: Nov. 03, 1888

Angus Gillis

Arisaig Mountain

Elizabeth

Colin, Alexander

 

P. 243

Will: Jan. 24, 1888

Probate: Dec. 06, 1888

Colin MacGillivray

Antigonish

 

 

Aunts-Mary & Flora MacGillivray

P. 245

Will: May 25, 1887

Codicil: Sep. 22, 1887

Probate: Feb. 18, 1889

John MacFarlane

Springfield

Unnamed

John, Ann, Catherine

Land at Springfield & Caledonia

P. 247

Will: Jan. 08, 1888

Probate: Feb. 18,1889

Angus Livingston

Lakevale

 

 

Mrs. Colin Livingston, brother’s sons-John, David; sister-Christy

P. 248

Will: Feb. 05, 1884

Probate: Feb. 14, 1889

John MacIsaac

Springfield

Catherine

Angus, Ann, Catherine, Joseph, Hugh

 

P. 250

Will: no date

Probate: Feb. 18,1889

George H Irish Esq.

Afton

Harriet G

Fredric R, Delia, Mary, Georgina, Henry H

Mother-Catherine

P. 251

Will: Jun. 01, 1881

Probate: Apr. 23, 1889

Angus MacDonald “cooper”

South River

Catherine

Charles, Sarah MacPherson

Son-in-law Donald MacPherson; land at South River, Giant’s Lake & Salmon River

P. 252

Probate: Apr. 15, 1889

John Chisholm “miller”

L South River

 

 

Awarded to Simon Chisholm (s/o Donald), L South River

P. 253

Probate: May 23, 1889

Lewis W Hill “clerk”

Antigonish

 

 

Awarded to widow Marianne E Henry

P. 253

Will: Feb. 09, 1889

Probate: Jun. 15,1889

Archibald Fraser Esq.

L South River

 

Alexander, Flora, Mary (Roderick Chisholm

Son-in-law  Simon Fraser

P. 254

Will; May 02, 1884

Probate: Aug. 30, 1889

Thomas Pushie

 s/o George

West River

 

 

Sister-Isabel, Mary

P. 255

Will: Apr. 10, 1889

Probate; Sep. 10, 1889

John MacDonald

Doctor‘s Brook

Mary

Dougald, Hugh, Betsy, Catherine

 

P. 258

Will: Sep. 11, 1888

Probate: Oct. 11, 1889

Alexander Kennedy

Gaspereaux Lake

Rebecca

Alexander, Cassie Jane

 

P. 259

Will: Jul. 25, 1885

Probate: Oct. 14, 1889

Patrick MacKenna

Brierly Brook

Mary

Andrew, Margaret, Annie, Lucy, Arthur

 

P. 262

Will: Jan. 18

Probate: Oct. 14, 1889

John MacDonald

Knoydart

 

Martin, Sarah

 

P. 263

Will: Nov. 14, 1886

Probate: Nov.11, 1889

John MacLean

s/o Duncan

Ohio

Jane

John, Christy, Duncan

Brother-James

P. 264

Will: Feb. 09, 1884

Probate: Dec. 19, 1889

Malcolm Livingston

Upper South River

Catherine

John, Janet, Esther

 

P. 266

Will: Jul. 19, 1889

Codicil: Dec.08, 1888

Probate: Feb. 11, 1890

Catherine Chisholm

Lower South River

 

Mary, James, Eliza

Grandson-John (s/o Kenneth)-revoked cash bequeath

P. 268

Will: Dec. 17, 1889

Probate: Feb. 14, 1890

Charles Fraser

“miner”

West River

 

 

Mother-Janet Fraser, brother-Donald; sister-Mary Fraser

P. 269

P. 270

Probate: Feb. 15, 1890

John Bishop

 “carriage maker”

Antigonish

 

 

Awarded to Leonard C Archibald “merchant” Antigonish

P. 269

Will: Aug. 24, 1888

Probate: Mar. 05, 1890

Roderick MacDonald

Cape George

 

John

 

P. 270

Will: No Date

Probate: Mar. 12, 1890

Angus MacDonald Esq.

Beaver Meadow

 

Alexander A, Ronald D, Maggie, Annie M, Cassie Ann, Mary Bell

Brother-Donald

P. 272

Will: Dec. 31, 1888

Probate: Apr. 03, 1890

Allan MacDougald

Doctor’s Brook

 

 

Brother-John; sisters-Mary, Annie

P. 273

Will: Jan. 24, 1887

Probate: Apr. 26, 1887

John MacGillivray

s/o Allan

South River

 

Allan, Archibald, Mary, Margaret, John, Hugh, Ronald

Mother-Mary

P. 275

Will; Dec. 29, 1888

Probate: Apr. 03, 1890

Joseph D Randall

Afton

 

Alice Maud

Son-in-law James Sterns

P. 277

Will: Feb. 14, 1890

Probate: Mar. 20,1890

Ann Chisholm

Ashdale

 

 

Mary Chisholm (Rory’s daughter); sister-Flora (deceased)

P. 277

Will: May 06, 1887

Probate: Jul. 03, 1890

John Beaton Sr.

Cape George

unnamed

John, Donald, Mary Sr., Mary Jr., Annie Martina, Sarah Bell

 

P. 279

Will: Jun. 13, 1889

Probate: Jul. 29, 1890

Frederick J Bowden

Tracadie

Eliza

 

Step son-John Reed

P. 280

Will: Oct. 20, 1885

Probate: Aug. 07, 1885

Henry P Hill

 “Sheriff”

Antigonish

 

 

Sister-Christina J Jervis “Widow”

P. 281

Will: Jul. 17, 1885

Probate: Jul. 15, 1890

Donald MacMillan “miller”

U South River

 

Daniel S, Janet, Mary Bell

Son-in-law Duncan Kennedy

P. 283

Will: Jun. 25, 1890

Probate: Aug. 11, 1890

Donald MacAdam

Brierly Brook

Isabella

George, Annie, Mary, Sarah, Jane

 

P. 285

Will: Nov. 24, 1889

Probate: Sep. 09, 1890

Angus MacDonald

Tracadie

Mary

Alexander J, Emma

Grandson-William Scott

P. 286

Will: No Date

Probate: Nov. 07, 1890

Joseph Delorey

New France

Mary

Harriet, Charlotte, Mary Jane

Jane Perro

P. 288

Probate: Nov. 10,1890

John J Chisholm

North River

 

 

Awarded to Daniel Chisholm Esq.

P. 288

Will: Mar. 13, 1890

Probate: Sep. 22, 1890

Jeremiah Durley

Tracadie

Jane

 

 

P. 290

Will: Aug. 25, 1890

Probate: Dec. 18,1891

Mary Elizabeth Graham “widow”

Antigonish

 

Isabel L Cunningham (Francis S)

Son-in-law Charles B Whidden

P. 292

Will: Jul. 04, 1885

Probate: Jan. 01, 1891

Donald Chisholm “miller”

South River

 

Simon, Mary, William (deceased), Valentine

Granddaughter-Catherine (d/o William)

P. 294

Will: Sep. 13, 1890

Probate: Mar. 18, 1891

Angus MacFarlane

s/o Peter

South River

 

Angus Peter, Mary, Mary Katie, other young children

 

P. 296

Will; Nov. 05, 1871

Probate: Mar. 27, 1891

John MacGillivray

Summerville

Catherine

Charles, Angus ,Flora

Granddaughter-Ann MacGillivray

* In some cases today’s spellings have been used.  “Mac” is used throughout to make searching easier.

**This includes anyone named in the Will but not details of administrators of probate or details of awards to those named in the Will.  This effort is to help with names of family members.