Digest of the Early Connecticut Probate Records
(Hartford District),
Charles W. Manwaring,
Hartford, 1902,
Vol 3, p 250

          COTTON, Samuel, Middletown. Invt. 162-13-03. Taken 18 May 1741, by Nathaniel GILBERT, Benjamin CORNELL and Jonathan ALLYN.

          Court Record, Page 65 (Vol. XV) 12 May 1748: Elihu COTTON, a monor, age 17 years, son of Samuel COTTON, Jr., chose Capt. Jonathan ALLIN of Middletown to be his guardian. Recog., 500.