Digest of the Early Connecticut Probate Records
(Hartford District),
Charles W. Manwaring,
Hartford, 1902,
Vol 1, p 334

Edward ATWOOD. Court Record, Page 48 -- 7 Jan 1717-18: This Court grant letters of Adms. on the estate of Edward ATWOOD, sometime of Middletown, decd., unto Thomas ATWOOD, who made it appear to the satisfaction of this Court, that he is nephew unto the sd. Edward ATWOOD of the City of Bristoll in Great Britian, provided bond be given as the law directs. The sd. Thomas ATWOOD gave bond.