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A Collection of Newfoundland Wills
William Rideout


Will of William Rideout
from Newfoundland will books volume 6 page 378 probate year 1897

Last will and Testament of
William Rideout of Long Pond, Conception Bay
Planter deceased

      In the name of God Amen. I William Ridout of Long Pond, South Shore Conception Bay Planter, do make this my last will and Testament: that is I give and bequeath unto my wife Agnes Jane Ridout all my lands, messuages and tenements and chattels to be freely possessed by her as long as she remains a widow and at her death or marriage I desire all the said lands messuages and tenements to be delivered to my son Albert Ridout as and for his own, on condition that he provides a home for his sisters as long as they remain unmarried and require a brothers protection I likewise constitute F. F. Furneaux the sole Execut of this my last will and Testament. In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal this 3rd day of April 1881.    (sgd) William his X mark Ridout (LS) Signed Sealed and published and declared by the said William Ridout as and for his last will & Testament, the same having been read over in presence of us who in his presence and in the presence of each other have hereunto subscribed our names (sgd) Edward his X mark Porter. (Sgd) Jonathan his X mark Daw. (Sgd) Ed. Colley.

      I certify the foregoing to be a correct copy of the last will and Testament of William Rideout deceased


(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)
granted to
F. F. Furneaux
the Exor.
June 15: 1897
sworn under



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