Digest of the Early Connecticut Probate Records
(Hartford District),
Charles W. Manwaring,
Hartford, 1902,
Vol 2, p 511

          George GATES, East HADDAM. He died 12 Nov 1724. Inventory taken by John BOOGE, Sen., & Isaac SPENCER.

Court Record, Page 62 -- 5 Jan 1724-5: Adms. to Capt. Thomas GATES, son of the decd. Exhibit of Inventory.

Page 63 -- And whereas, several of the heris haveing already received some portions of sd. estate by deeds of gift, this Court order such portions to be appraised at the vallue when given, and bring account to this Court, in order to have the distribution made as the law directs. John BOOGE, Issac SPENCER & James BATES, of Haddam, appointed appraisers.

Page 75 -- 22 Mar 1724-5: The Court here reverse the former order to appraise gift lands at the value when given, to an order to appraise at the present value and at the same time with other estate.

Page 86 -- 1st Jun 1725: Adms. account exhibited: Paid in debts and charges, 55-06-06. The heirs had formerly received 986-17-02. Whereas, the inventory ofthe estate on record is 529-00-05, from which deduct 55-06-06, there remains 407-15-11 to be distributed, to which adding the sum of 986-14-02, will make the whole sum 1460-08-01 to be distributed, includeing what has already been given by deeds of gift. To the heirs of Thomas GATES, eldest son, deceased, 324-10-08; to Samuel GATES, to Thomas GATES, to Daniel GATES, to George GATES, to Sarah SHAYLOR, to Mary CONE, to each of them 162-05-04. And appoint John BOGUE, John BATES & Isaac SPENCER, distributors.

Page 110 -- 7 Dec 1725: Adms. is granted a Quietus Est.