Digest of the Early Connecticut Probate Records
Charles W. Manwaring,
Vol 2, p. 216
John HALL, Jr., Mariner, son of Capt. John HALL of Middletown. Invt. £147-04-04. Taken 1 Mar 1711-12, by John COLLINS, John BACON, & Giles HAMLIN.
Court Record, Page 37 -- 3 Sep 1711: Adms. granted to William WARD & Frances his wife, late widow of the decd.
Page 54 -- 5 Feb 1712: This Court grant letters of Adms. to William WARD, guardian to a minor daughter of John HALL, decd., and Samuel LEWIS of Durham, in the county of New Haven, in his wive's right, provied they the sd. William WARD & Samuel LEWIS do give bond as the law requires.
Page 58 -- 3 Mar 1711-12: Exhibit of an inventory.
Page 101 -- 1 Dec 1712: The Adms. now appeared before this Court and exhibited an account of their Adms.
Paid in debts & charges, £6-02-08
There remains to be distributed, of moveable estate, £2-09-10
And of real estate, £138-11-10
To Frances WARD of Middletown, formerly Frances HALL, £16-07-00
The remainder to be divided equally between Elizabeth LEWIS & Mary HALL, two daughters of John HALL, mariner, to each of them the sum of £70-02-07
And appoint John HAMLIN, Esq., & Capt. Thomas WARD, of Middletown, distributors.