Digest of the Early Connecticut Probate Records
(Hartford District),
Charles W. Manwaring,
Hartford, 1902,
Vol 3, p 551

          Samuel FREEMAN, Middletown. Died 5 May 1749. Invt. 1188-00-06. Taken by Philip GOFF & Thomas ROGERS, Jr.

Court Record, Page 105 -- 6 Jun 1749: This Court grant Adms. on the estate of Samuel FREEMAN, late of Middletown decd., unto Elizabeth FREEMAN, widow, who gave bonds with Cornelius KNOWLES of Middletown of 100. Exhibit of an inventory. Accepted and ordered to be recorded and kept on file.

Page 127 -- 1 May 1750: An account of Adms. on the estate of Samuel FREEMAN, late of Middletown, was now exhibited in Court by Elizabeth FREEMAN, Adms.: Paid in debts & charges, 40-00-04. Account is allowed and ordered to be kept on file.

Page 99 (Vol XVI) 1st May 1753: A further account of Adms. was exhibited in Court by the sd. Adms. Accepted. This Court order distribution of the estate, viz.: to James FREEMAN, eldest son, his double share; and to Gideon FREEMAN & Elizabeth SNOW, Alice BROWN, Rebekah WALKER, Mary FREEMAN, Priscilla FREEMAN & Abigail FREEMAN, children of sd. deceased, to each of them their single shares. And appoint Robert YOUNGs, Philip GOFF & Jonathan SMITH, of Middletown, distributors. Also this Court direct them to set out to Elizabeth, the relict, her thirds, and make return of their doings to this Court.