Digest of the Early Connecticut Probate Records
Charles W. Manwaring,
Vol 2, p 456
Josiah ADKINS, Middletown. Invt. £462-07-06. Taken 26 Nov 1724, by Israhiah WETMRE, Solomon ADKINS, & Joseph ROCKWELL.
Court Record, Page 60 -- 1 Dec 1724: Adms. to Mary ADKINS, widow, who with Solomon ADKINS, gave joynt bond.
Page 120 -- 1 Mar 1725-6: Adms. account accepted.
Page 187 -- 2 Apr 1728: Solomon ADKINS to be guardian to Joseph, Mary, Elizabeth & Abigail ADKINS, minors, all about 14 years of age, they desireing the same.
Page 188 -- 2 Apr 1728: This Court appoint John STEDMAN of Middletown to be guardian to Josiah, age 13 years & John, age 11 years, children of the decd.
See File: 27 Apr 1727: An account of Adms. was exhibited by the Adms. Accepted and this Court doth now order them to dist. the estate:
To Mary STEDMAN, alias ADKINS, the relict, £41-19-03
To Joseph ADKINS, eldest son, £99-08-04
To Josiah ADKINS, 49-14-02
To John, Mary, Elizabeth & Abigail ADKINS, to each, £49-14-02
And appint Joseph ROCKWELL, Daniel BACON & Benjamin ADKINS, distributors.
Page 204 -- 5 Nov 1728: Report of the distributors.
Page 6 (Vol. XI) 26 Nov 1729: Josiah ADKINS, a minor, 14 years of age, now appeared before the Court and made choice of Edward HIGBEE to be his guardian. Recog. £100.
Page 47 -- 4 Jun 1731: John STEDMAN, guardian to John ADKINS, a minor son of Josiah ADKINS, being removed out of the Colony, the sd. minor mad choice of his brother Joseph to be his guardian. Recog., £100. Signified to this Court by John HAMLIN, and approved.