Digest of the Early Connecticut Probate Records
(Hartford District),
Charles W. Manwaring,
Hartford, 1902,
Vol 2, p 512




          Samuel GAYLORD, Middletown. Invt. 487-12-08. Taken by John COLLINS, Joseph ROCKWELL, & Solomon ADKINS.

Court Record, Page 220 -- 3 Jun 1729: Adms. granted to Margaret GAYLORD, widow.

Page 35 (Vol. XI) -- 12 Jan 1730-1: Whereas Margaret GAYLORD who was appointed Adms. on her husband's estate, she being deceased and not having finished Adms. on sd. estate, this Court appoint Mr. Eleazer GAYLORD, of Middletown, to take Adms. on sd. estate.

Page 36 -- 12 Jan 1730-1: This Court appoint Joseph SOUTHMAYD to be guardian to Millicent GAYLORD, a minor, 10 years of age, and Samuel GAYLORD, 7 years of age, children of Samuel GAYLORD. Recog. 100. This Court appoint Eleazer GAYLORD to be guardian unto Eleazer GAYLORD, a minor, 4 years of age. Recog. 50.

Page 48 (Vol XII) -- 6 Jul 1736: Millicent GAYLORD, now 16 years of age, chose her uncle William SOUTHMAYD to be her guardian.

Page 44 (Vol. XIII) -- 13 Mar, 1738-9: Elizabeth GAYLORD, formerly guardian to Eleazer GAYLORD, no 11 years of age, son of Samuel GAYLORD, his former guardian being dead, this court appoint Seth WETMORE to be his guardian. Recog., 200.

Page 48 -- 19 Apr 1739: An account of Adms. was now exhibited in Court by Seth WETMORE, the former Adms. being deceased. Accepted. This Court order that the estate be dist. viz.:

To Seth WETMORE in right of his wife Margaret, relict of sd. deceased (was she not a daughter?), 1-3 part of the moveables, amounting to the sum of 36-04-08.

To Samuel GAYLORD, eldest son, 36-04-08

To Eleazer GAYLORD, the 2nd son, 18-02-04

To Millicent GAYLORD, daughter, 18-02-04

And appoint Solomon ADKINS, Ephraim ADKINS & William ROCKWELL, distributors.


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