Transcribed by Judy Benson & Ivy Benoit. While I have endeavored to be as correct as humanly possible, there could be some typographical errors

Newfoundland will books volume 9 pages 64-65 probate year 1910

Will of Jabez Rideout


This is the last will and Testament of me. Jabez Rideout of Saint John's in the Island of Newfoundland shop-keeper.

1. I give devise and bequeath to my wife Elizabeth Rideout all my property estate and effects of every description forever and absolutely.

2. I appoint John Rossitor of Saint John's, Commission Merchant Executor of this my will. witness my hand at Saint John's aforesaid this August 10th/09 day of August Anno Domini one thousand nine hundred and nine. Jabez Ridout Signed Published and Declared by the said Testator as and for his last will and Testament in the presence of us who at his request in his presence and in the presence of each other (all present at the same time) have hereunto subscribed our names as witnesses. Matthew Kent Timothy Murphy.

Certified correct,
D. M. Browning
(Listed in the margin next to this will the following) Fiat C. J. Jan 11/10 Probate Jan 12/10 granted to John Rossitor Estate sworn at $300.00

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