Digest of the Early Connecticut Probate Records
(Hartford District),
Charles W. Manwaring,
Hartford, 1902,
Vol 1, p 613

Richard JOANES, Haddam. Invt. 104-00-06. Taken 5 Sep 1670, by George GATES, James BATE. The children: Son David, 8 years of age; daughter Elizabeth, 5 years; Mary, 2 years; & Patience, b. Mar 1670-1.

Court of Assistants, Page 112 -- 18 Apr 1671: Adms. to the Relict, Mrs. Elizabeth JOANES. George GATES & James BATE are desired to be Overseers. Order to dist. to the 3 daughters 4 apeice, to his son 8, to be made out of a peice of Land apprised at 22-10-00. The rest of the Estate to the Relict.