Digest of the Early Connecticut Probate Records
(Hartford District),
Charles W. Manwaring,
Hartford, 1902,
Vol 3, p 571

Thomas HOLMAN, Middletown. Invt. 45-15-06. Taken by Jeremiah SPICER & Cornelius LANE. Will dated 17 Aug 1749.

I, Thomas HOLMAN of the Town of Middletown, in the County of Hartford, do make this my last will & testament: I give to Hannah, my beloved wife, 1-3 part of all my estate during her life, and also all my household moveables. I give to my son Thomas HOLMAN, whom I constitute my only & sole executor, all & singular my lands and tenements, by him freely to be possessed and injoyed. Also I give to my son Thomas all my cattle & team tackling & husbandry tools, freely to injoy after my and my wife's decease. I give to my daughter Abigail 10. I give to my daughter Hannah 10. I give to my daughter Abigail & my daughter Hannah all my household moveable estate after my and my wife's decease, to be equally divided between them.

Thomas HOLMAN, L.S.

Witness: John SHEPARD, Thomas ROGERS, Ebenezer BROWN.

Court Record, Page 113 -- 2 Jan 1749-50: The last will & testament of Thomas HOLMAN, late of Middletown decd., was now exhibited in Court by Thomas HOLMAN, executor. Proven. Exhibited an inventory. Both ordered to be recorded & kept on file.