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