Digest of the Early Connecticut Probate Records
(Hartford District),
Charles W. Manwaring,
Hartford, 1902,
Vol 3, p 402

          Jonathan FAIRBANKS, Middletown. Invt. 131-12-10. Taken in Middletown 10 Nov 1744, by Solomon ADKINS & William ROCKWELL. Also, 315-17-00, being his part of the interest in the iron works. Taken 8 Jan 1744-5, by John SPRAGUE & John ADAMS.

Court Record, Page 55 -- 5 Feb 1744-5: This Court grant Adms. on the estate of Jonathan FAIRBANKS, late of Middletown, unto Jabez HAMLIN, Esq., of Middletown, who gave bonds with Joseph TALCOTT of Hartford.