Digest of the Early Connecticut Probate Records
(Hartford District),
Charles W. Manwaring,
Hartford, 1902,
Vol 2, p 410

John LANE, Middletown. Invt. 338-19-06. Taken by Israhiah WETMORE, Joseph ROCKWELL & Solomon ADKINS.

Court Record, Page 24 -- 4 Dec 1716: Adms. granted to Anne LANE, widow, & Isaac LANE. Court Record, Page 144 -- 15 Feb 1720: The Adms. exhibit an account of their Adms. Accepted. Order to dist. the estate: To Anne LANE, widow, 13-04-09; and to John LANE, only child, 293-09-05. And appoint Joseph ROCKWELL, Israhiah WETMORE & Solomon ADKINS, distributors.

Page 9 (Vol. X) -- 5 Mar 1722-3: An order to dist. the sd. estate was granted Feb 1720. It now appearing to this Court that 1-2 of the lands and moveables of sd. estate was disposed of by deed of ffeof-fees in trust in the lifetime of sd. John LANE, this Court consider that 1-2 of the estate shall be dist., viz., to Ann LANE (alias BACON) her thirds, & to John LANE, only child.

Page 19 -- 7 May 1723: This Court appoint Nathaniel BACON with his wife to be guardians to John LANE, her son, a minor about 7 years of age.

Page 76 -- 6 Apr 1725: Report of the distributors.

Page 6 (Vol XI) -- 2 Dec 1729: John LANE, a minor, 14 years of age, chose Deacon Thomas ALLYN to be his guardian, his father & mother, who were his former guardians, consenting thereto. Recog., 50.

Page 63 -- 17 Jan 1731-2: Thomas ALLYN, now guardian to John LANE, gives receipt to Nathaniel BACON, who was guardian for the state, with the income thereof as received by me, Thomas ALLYN.

Page 1 (Vol XII) -- 28 Mar 1734: John LANE now made choice of his father-in-law Nathaniel BACON to be his guardian.