Digest of the Early Connecticut Probate Records
(Hartford District),
Charles W. Mainwaring,
Hartford, 1902,
Vol 3, p 1

          ACKLEY, Samuel, Haddam. Died 18 January, 1729/30. Invt. in land, 337. Taken by James SPENCER, John BATE and James CONE.

          Court Record, Page 27 -- 1 Sep 1730: Adms. to Hannah ACKLEY, the widow, who exhibits the inventory. Accepted and ordered to be recorded and kept on file.

          Page 44 (Vol XVI) 28 Nov 1751: An account of Adms. on the estate of Samuel ACKLEY was now exhibited in Court by David GATES, Adms. Accepted. Also, the sd. Adms. moves for a distribution, whereupon this Court appoint and impower Moses ROWLEY, John PERSIVEL and John FULLER, of East Haddam, to dist. the estate, viz., 1/3 of the moveable estate to the relict of the deceased, also 1/3 part of the real estae; and to David ACKLEY, only child, all the residue of sd. estate, both real and personal, to be to him and his heirs forever.

          Dist. File: 20 May 1752: To the Widow, Hannah GATES; to Dave ACKLEY, only son. By Moses ROWLEY, John FULLER and John PARSIVEL.