Digest of the Early Connecticut Probate Records
Charles W. Mainwaring,
Vol 3, p 71
HUBBARD, Samuel, Hartford. Invt. £336-07-06. Taken by Thomas ENSIGN, Jr., & Jonathan STEELE.
Court Record, Page 79 -- 19 December, 1731: Will exhibited with invt. by George HUBBARD, executor named in the will, who refused the trust and was appointed Adms. (the will not found). Also the heirs exhibit an agreement:
We, the subscribers, Samuel HUBBARD, George HUBBARD, John HUBBARD, Esther BUTLER, Thomas LEE in behalf of Elizabeth his wife as well as in his own behalf, Isaac LEE & Mary LEE his wife, and John GURNEY & Sarah his wife, being the children & children-in-law of Samuel HUBBARD, late of Hartford deceased, and interested in his estate, do hereby agree upon a division for ourselves severally and respectively, and our heirs, as followeth: That is, the sd. John HUBBARD's hare or part of the sd. estate shall be £50 in halds or else in current bills of publich credit. And the part or share of the sd. Esther BUTLER, Elizabeth wife of Thomas LEE, and Mary wife of Isaac LEE, shall be each of them so much as to amount to £50 each with what they have had heretofore given them out of sd. estate. And the part of share of the sd. Sarah wife of John GURNEY, besides what hath already been given her, shall be all the moveables belonging to the sd. estate, provided all the debts be paid out of them. And all the remainder of sd. estate shall be equally divided between the 2 elder brothers before mentioned, to-wit: Samuel HUBBARD & George HUBBARD. In witness whereof we have hereunto set our hand and seal this 19th day of December, 1731.
SAMUEL HUBBARD, LS.;
GEORGE HUBBARD, LS.;
JOHN HUBBARD, LS.;
ESTHER X BUTLER, LS.;
THOMAS LEE, LS.;
ISAAC LEE, LS.;
JOHN GURNEY, LS.;
J: TALCOTT, Clerk
Then personally came before the Court of Probate, holedn at Hartford, Samuel HUBBARD, George HUBBARD, John HUBBARD, Esther BUTLER, Thomas LEE, Isaac LEE, and John GURNEY, and acknowledged their voluntary act & deed. Approved by the Court.