Digest of the Early Connecticut Probate Records
(Hartford District),
Charles W. Manwaring,
Hartford, 1902,
Vol 2, p 205

John GILL, Jr., Middletown. Invt. 86-04-08. Taken 21 May 1713, by Samuel HALL, Jr., Ebenezer SMITH & John GAINS. Will dated 25 Apr 1713.

I, John GILL of Middletown, do make this my last will & testament: I give 1-4 part of my estate to my eldest brother Richard. I give to my 2 brothers, Joshua & Ebenezer, 1-4 part of the estate, equally to be divided between them. I give to my siste Judith 1-4 part of my estate. I give to my espoused friend Elizabeth FOX of Glastonbury 1-4 of my estate. It is my will that my brother Richard be sole executor.

John GILL, L.S.

Witness: Samuel HALL, Jr., Joseph WARNER.

Court Record, Page 142 -- 1 Jun 1713: Will proven.

Page 184 -- 5 Apr 1714: Richard GILL, executor, now exhibited in Court an account of the debts due from and paid out of the estate, which this Court allow and order to be kept on file.