Digest of the Early Connecticut Probate Records
(Hartford District),
Charles W. Manwaring,
Hartford, 1902,
Vol 2, p 491

          CORNWALL, Samuel, Sen., Middletown. Invt. 25-01-02. Taken 24 January, 1728-9, by Joseph STARR, William WHITMORE, and Joseph ROCKWELL. Will dated 3 July, 1722: I give to my wife Rebeckah the use of all my moveable estate during life, and 1-3 part forever; the use of the south end of my dwelling house, and 1-3 part of all my cleared lands. To my son Samuel I give what I have made over to him by deed of gift. To my son Ebene3zer what I have made over to him by deed of gift. To my daughter Rebeckah I give all mylands in Wongog Meadow. I give to my daughter Elizabeth 14 acres near 3-Mile-Hill, 60 1-4 acres at the west end after Elizabeth hath her eighty acres at the east end. I give to my grand-daughters, Jemima and Lois CORNWALL, 35 apiece, partly paid alread (daughters of my son William CORNWALL, decease). To my grandson Samuel CORNWALL, who bears my name, I give a good Bible, and order my executors to procure it for him. I appoint my sons Samuel and Ebenezer to be executors.

          Samuel X CORNWALL, L.S.
Witness: William RUSSELL,
Jonathan BLAKE,
Cheney CLARK

          Court Record, Page 210 -- 2 January, 1728-9: Will now exhibited by Samuel and Ebenezer CORNWALL, executors named in sd. will. Proven.

          Page 211 -- 4 February, 1728-9: Exhibit of inventory.