Digest of the Early Connecticut Probate Records
Charles W. Mainwaring,
Vol 3, p 170-171
HUBBARD, William, Kensington. Invt. £449-13-10. Taken by Samuel PECK and Caleb GALPIN. Will dated 31 August, 1736.
I, William HUBBARD of Kensington, in the County of Hartford, do make this my last will and testament: I give to my wife, Sarah HUBBARD, 1-3 part of my moveable estate forever, and the use of 1-3 of my lands during her naturall life, and so much of my moveable estate as shall amount to £30 for the bringing up of my children, and the use of one room in my house during her widowhood. To my son William HUBBARD I give 8 acres of land on which my building stand and that my father gave me by deed of gift, with the buildings, the house and barn. I likewise give to him 1 yoke of oxen, 2 young creatures and 1 heifer, each coming two years old. I likewise give to him my gunn. To my tow daughters, Sarah and Ruth, I give one certain parcell of land containing 7 acres, bounded on land of my own east, and north on land of Daniel (BLAKE?) BLAGUE, to be equally divided between them. And the rest of my moveables that is not given to my wife and son I give to my daughters to be divided equally between them. I do hereby appoint my beloved wife sole executrix.
William HUBBARD, L.S.
Witness: Caleb GALPIN
Court Record, Page 51 -- 5 October 1736: Will proven. Mrs. Sarah HUBBARD to be guardian to Sarah HUBBARD, age 7 years, William HUBBARD, age 3 years, and Ruth HUBBARD, age 9 months, children of William HUBBARD decd. Recog. £150.
Page 54 (Vol. XV) -- 5 January, 1747-8: William HUBBARD, a minor, 14 years of age, son of William HUBBARD, late of Farmington deceased, chose his father-in-law Samuel ANDRUSS to be his guardian. Recog., £300.