Digest of the Early Connecticut Probate Records
(Hartford District),
Charles W. Mainwaring,
Hartford, 1902,
Vol 2, p 468

          BLAKE, John, Middletown. Died 8 December, 1724. Inventory taken 19 January 1724-5, by Jonathan BLAKE, Stephen BLAKE and William WHITTEMORE.

          Court Record, Page 66 -- 2 February, 1724-5: Adms to Elizabeth BLAKE, widow of sd. decd.

          Page 10, (Vol XI) 8 January, 1729-30: Joseph BLAKE, a minor, 16 years of age, chose Capt. Daniel HALL to be his guardian. Recog., 50.

          Page 45 (Vol XII) 4 May, 1736: Freelove BLAKE, a minor, 17 years of age, son of John BLAKE, chose his uncle Stephen BLAKE of Middletown to be his guardian. Recog., 100.