Digest of the Early Connecticut Probate Records
Charles W. Manwaring,
Vol 1, p 442
Samuel EGLESTONE Sen., Middletown. Invt. £105-15-09. Taken by Samuel COLLINS, William SUMNER & Daniel MARCUM. The children now living: Samuel age 28, Sarah 21, Susannah 17, Nicholas 14, Mercy 12, Mary 9, Ebenezer 6 years of age. Guardian & Overseers made choice of are: For Sarah & Nicholas, Ensign Samuel COLLINS; the others, Susannah, Mary & Ebenezer, request Deacon Daniel MARCUM to be their guardian, and they all jointly request Ensign Samuel COLLINS & Deacon Daniel MARCUM to be their Overseers.
Samuel COLLINS, William SUMNER, Daniel MARCUM.
20 Dec 1686: Land recoreded to Samuel EGLESTONE Jr., dwelling in Middletown, in the County of Hartford, the Land lying in the same town: One parcel given him by his father Samuel EGLESTONE, lying in the West Field, containing 8 acres & 2-3 of an acre, abutting on the Swamp East, on undivided Land West, on John STONE's Land North, and Benajah STONE's Land South; and 1/2 of his Meadow at Maramarsh, beginning southwest on that Meadow which his Father bought of William HARRIS, which was formerly William SMITH's half of all the Meadon, 1/2 of the Upland belonging to the sd. EGLESTONE at the Farm; all these Lands the sd. Eglestone giveth to his sd. son Samuel, and this for his son Samuel's portion of Estate, not being engaged to give his son any more portion. As Witness his Hand.
Samuel EGLESTONE Sen.
Per me John HALL, Recorder
Endorsed: I doe hereby acknowledge to have received full satisfaction as for my portion of my father's Estate according to the Tenor of the Record within written: Witness my hands 6 Mar 1690-1.
Witness, Samuel COLLINS, Caleb STANLY.
Court Record, Page 24 -- 5 mar, 1690-1: Adms. to Samuel EGLESTONE & Deacon Daniel MARCUM. This Court allows the Overseers as above.