Digest of the Early Connecticut Probate Records
(Hartford District),
Charles W. Manwaring,
Hartford, 1902,
Vol 3, p 518

          BUTLER, John Middletown. Court Record, Page 61 -- 1st March, 1747-8: Peter BUTLER, age 15 years, son of John BUTLER, late of Middletown decd., chose his grandfather Edward FOSTER of Middletown to be his guardian. Recog. 500.