Digest of the Early Connecticut Probate Records
(Hartford District),
Charles W. Manwaring,
Hartford, 1902,
Vol 3, p 29-30

          COOPER, Thomas, Middletown. Invt. 705-00-00. Taken 27 March, 1733, by William WARD, William WHITMORE and Joseph ROCKWELL.

          Court Record, Page 87 -- 10 April, 1733: Adms. to Abigail, the widow, who recog. with William WHITMORE in 500. Mrs. Abigail COOPER, widow, appointed guardian to her two children, viz., John, age 13 years, and George. age 9 years.

          Page 104 -- 5 February, 1733-4: Lamberton COOPER, age 16 years, chose his uncle Francis WETMORE to be his guardian. Recog., 100.

          Page 62 (Vol XIII) 1st April, 1740: John COOPER, age 20 years, and George, age 16 years, chose thier uncle Francis WHITMORE to be their guardian. Recog. 500. Cert: Joseph WHITE, J.P. Abigail COOPER, Adms., exhibited in Court an account of her Adms., which account it apprears in debts and charges the sum of 61-10-05 was paid, and received 3, which account is accepted and ordered to be kept on file.