Digest of the Early Connecticut Probate Records
(Hartford District),
Charles W. Manwaring,
Hartford, 1902,
Vol 3, p 267

          John GAINS, Jr., Middletown. Invt. 370-18-03. Taken 25 Nov 1741, by Nathaniel WHITE & William ROCKWELL.

Court Record, Page 103 -- 1st Dec 1741: Adms. granted to Susannah GAINS, the widow, who recog. in 700, with William ROCKWELL.