Digest of the Early Connecticut Probate Records
Charles W. Manwaring,
Vol 1, p 459
Samuel HALL, Sen., Middletown. Died 14 Mar 1690-1. Invt. £324-10-06. Taken 5 Nov 1691, by Nathaniel WHITE & David SAGE. Will dated 13 mar 1690-1.
The last Will & Testament of Samuel HALL, sen. Imprimis: I give to my Eldest son Samuel my Dwelling house & Barne & Homelott, all but 2 acres, which I reserve for my son Thomas, & all my Meadow in the Long Meadow & Swamp, in the Boggy Meadow Swamp, and my small Upland Lott next to the Plaine; & my Will is that my sd. son shall provide for and comfortably maintain his Mother during her Widowhood, and then Samuel to pay his Mother £2-10 during her natural life. I give to my sd. son part of my Meadow & Upland over the Great River. I give to my son John my house & Lott in the Towne on the South side, and my Land in the Field, amd my 2 Lotts by the Town side which were laid for Wood-lotts; & my Will is that my sd. son John shall pay his Mother 30 Shillings per year during her natural life. I give to my son Thomas 2 acres of my Homelott which I live on, and the rest of my Meadow & Upland on the Eastside of the Great River. Farther, It is my Will that my wife Elizabeth shall have half my Household Goods and one Cow as hers during her natural life. I give the other half to my son Samuel. I appoint my son Samuel HALL sole executor.
Samuel HALL, L.S.
Witness: John HALL, sen., John SAVIDGE
Court Record, Page 19 -- 5 Nov 1690. Will proven.