Digest of the Early Connecticut Probate Records
(Hartford District),
Charles W. Manwaring,
Hartford, 1902,
Vol 2, p 47

          CORNWALL, Jacob, Sen., Mariner, Middletown. Died 18 April, 1708. Invt. 406-14-08. Taken 11 May, 1708, by John BACON and Joseph ROCKWELL. The children: Jacob, Nathaniel, Daniel, Isasc, Waite, Timothy, Mary and Elizabeth.

          Court Record, Page 112 -- 7 June, 1708: Letters of Adms. on the estate of Jacob CORNWALL, mariner, deceased, to Mary CORNWALL, widow, relic of the sd. decd.

          Page 114 -- 5 July 1708: Invt. exhibited.

          Page 118 -- 6 December, 1708: Order dist. of the estate, and appoint John HAMLIN, Nathaniel WHITE, and Mr. Alexander ROLLO, dist. Isaac and Waite CORNWALL chose thier mother to be their guardian, and she was alled to be guardian to Timothy and Elizabeth CORNWALL.

          Dist. on Fill mentions all the above-named legatees and in the inventory.