Digest of the Early Connecticut Probate Records
Charles W. Manwaring,
Vol 3, p 293
Joseph JOHNSON, Middletown. Invt. £1911-10-08. Taken 13 Dec 1739, by William PROUT & William ROCKWELL.
Court Record, Page 57 -- 4 Dec 1739: Adms. to Joseph JOHNSON, son of the decd. Recog., £600, with Jabez HAMLIN.
Page 77 -- 10 Dec 1740: Account exhibited by Joseph JOHNSON, Adms. Order to distribute as follows:
To the widow, Elizabeth JOHNSON, £141-10-07½
To Joseph, eldest son, £66-03-01½
To Richard, to Ebenezer, to Samuel, to Edward, to Oliver JOHNSON, to Elizabeth HARRIS, to Thankfull HUBBARD, to Martha GILBERT, to each £33-01-09¾. By Solomon ADKINS, William ROCKWELL & William PROUT. Ebenezer JOHNSON, age 17 years, chose his mother Elizabeth JOHNSON to be his guardian. Recog. £500. Edward JOHNSON, a minor, chose Capt. Henry KING of Middletown to be his guardian. Recog., £500. This Court appoint Elizabeth JOHNSON to be guardian to Oliver, Jemima & Mary JOHNSON, all children of Joseph JOHNSON. Recog., £500. Samuel JOHNSON, age 17 years, chose his brother Return MEGGS of Middletown to be his guardian. Recog., £500. Cert: Giles HALL, J. P.