Digest of the Early Connecticut Probate Records
(Hartford District),
Charles W. Manwaring,
Hartford, 1902,
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, 141-10-07

To Joseph, eldest son, 66-03-01

To Richard, to Ebenezer, to Samuel, to Edward, to Oliver JOHNSON, to Elizabeth HARRIS, to Thankfull HUBBARD, to Martha GILBERT, to each 33-01-09. 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.