21st March 1907

Will of Alexander McKee

Husband of Jane Sprott

 

From records of Notary Jean-Baptist Delage

No. 15775

Translated from Quebec Archives Online

 

 

On this day the twenty first of March one thousand nine hundred and seven, before the undersigned Notary Public for the Province of Quebec, Canada, residing and practising in the City of Quebec and Léonce Crépault, music teacher, and Louis Mans, labourer, of the City of Quebec, witnesses to these presents personally came and appeared, Alexander McKee, Farmer, of the Parish of St. Edmond of Stoneham, in the County of Quebec, who has made his last will and testament as follows:

 

1º I give, devise and bequeath unto William Benjamin McKee and John Alexander McKee, my sons, all the property, moveable and immoveable, real and personal, which I may die possessed of, instituting them my universal legatees in full ownership by equal shares at the charge however of paying to each of their siestas, Eva Florence and Beatrix, one hundred dollars, payable one year after my death.

 

2º I do nominate my sons my testamentary executors & I do revoke all last will and testaments I may have done before this day.

 

This last will received by Jean-Baptiste Delage, the undersigned Notary in presence of said witnesses, having been read to the Testator by said Notary in the presence of said witnesses, he declared to understand well the same and has persisted in the same as containing his last intentions.

 

Thus done and executed at Quebec, office of the said Notary, on the day, month and year first above written, under number fifteen thousand seven hundred and seventy five of his records.

 

In witness whereof the said Testator has signed with and in the presence of said Notary and witnesses, who have also signed with and in the presence of said Testator and in the presence of one another, these presents being first duly read according to law.

 

Eleven words erased are null.

 

Alexander McKee, his signature;

Léonce Crépault, his signature;

Louis Mans, his signature;

J.B. Delage, N.P., his signature

 

 

Transcribed by Gerald Neville, 2011