When Elizabeth Rideout was born on 4 June 1837, in Brighton, Carleton, New Brunswick, Canada, her father, Charles Rideout, was 26 and her mother, Mary Boyer, was 23. She married Elijah L. Shaw in 1856, in Canada. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. She lived in Simonds, Carleton, New Brunswick, Canada in 1871. She died on 18 November 1871, at the age of 34.
English (Dorset): occupational name from Middle English rid out ‘ride out’, perhaps used of an outrider (Middle English outridere), an officer of a sheriff's court or of a monastery whose duties included riding out to collect dues and supervise manors. The similar Middle English phrase rid awei ‘ride away’ is also attested as a medieval surname.
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