Digest of the Early Connecticut Probate Records
(Hartford District),
Charles W. Mainwaring,
Hartford, 1902,
Vol 2, p 354

          BATE, James, Haddam. Died 13 March, 1718. Invt. 569-05-10. Taken 6th and 7th May, 1718, by Samuel PARSONS and Joseph COE.

          NOTE: (Included in this inventory his house and barn, 80; ist division of land adjoyning to the house, containing about 50 acres, 224; seven-acre lott bought of Mr. SPENCER, 10-10-00; land bought of Richard BEECH, 8-00-00; 2d division lotts, about 40 acres, 40-00-00; 10 acres of meadow in the Great Swamp, bought of John GAYLORD, valued at 40; and 200 pds. right in the undivided lands, 25; total, 427-05-10.)

          Court Record, Page 88 -- 9 December, 1718: This court grant lettters of Adms. to Hannah BATES, widow and relict of sd. decd.