Digest of the Early Connecticut Probate Records
(Hartford District),
Charles W. Mainwaring,
Hartford, 1902,
Vol 1, p 458

          HALL, John, sen., Middletown. Invt. 345-01-00. Taken 14 February, 1694-5, by John HAMLIN, John HALL, & Israahiah WETMORE. Will dated 23 May, 1691.

          I John HALL sen. of Middletown doe liave this underwritten as my last Will & Testament: I give to my wife Mary Hall the whole of my Estate, both House & Goods, Land & Chattells, during her natural life, with power to alienate any part if she stand in need. I give to my wive's son Ebenezer HUBBARD my house & Barn & Homelott and my Meadow & Farme & Upland against the Towne over the Great River, excepting 2 acres, which I give to my kinsman John HALL, my brother Richard HALL's gr. Child. I give my sd. son-in-law Ebenezer HUBBARD all my other Outland that his Mother doth not for her need dispose of, he to pay out of my Estate, after his Mother's decease, 3 in Current pay of the Country to the Church in Middletown, and to my kinsman John HALL, my brother Samuel's son, 20 Shillings. The rest of my Estate to be and remain to Ebenezer HUBBARD and to his heirs forever. I appoint my loving wife Sarah (Mary in original Will on File) sole Executrix, and her son Ebenezer to be my Executor after my wife's decease.

                                                            John HALL, Sen. L.S.
Witness: Nathaniel BROWNE, Richard HUBBARD.

          (Note: Sarah HALL was the Widow of Thomas HUBBARD)

          Court Record, Page 80 -- 7 March 1694-5: Will proven.