Digest of the Early Connecticut Probate Records
Charles W. Manwaring,
Vol 1, p 396
Martha ALLYN, Middletown. Died 19 May 1690. Invt. £58-03-09. Taken 23 Mar 1690, by John HALL, sen, & Samuel COLLINS. Will dated 30 Apr 1690.
I Martha ALLYN of Middletown, in the Colony of Connecticut, do leave this as my last Will & Testament: I give to my son Samuel those things belonging to a man's work. To my daughter Martha, all my Household Goods. To my cousin Obadiah ALLYN, a pot which was Obadiah ALLYN's Mother's. I request my son John TILLESON & my Cousin Obadiah ALLYN to take Care of my Children and that they may be Overseers of my Estate. And further, I request our faithfull Pastor Mr. Noadiah RUSSELL to be one of my Overseers.
Martha X ALLYN
Witness: John HALL, sen., William SOUTHMAYD
Court Record, Page 14 -- 27 May 1690: Will & Invt. exhibited. There being no Executor appointed, Adms. is granted to John TILLISTON with the Will annexed.