Digest of the Early Connecticut Probate Records
(Hartford District),
Charles W. Manwaring,
Hartford, 1902,
Vol 1, p 134

William LORD, Haddam. Died 4 Dec 1696. Invt. 141-02-00. Taken by James BATES & Daniel BRAINARD Jr. The children: William, age 16 years. Jonathan, 11, Nathaniel 9, John 3, Mary 18, Sarah 14, Hannah 7, Dorothy, 9 months old. The Estate was indebted to John ARNOLD, Richard CHRISTOPHERS, William ELEY, Samuel JOANES sen., Benjamin SCOVILLE, Samuel EMMONS, John SCOVELL, & Thomas SHAYLOR to the full amount, including rates, 25-01-00.

Court Record, Page 141 (Vol. IV) -- 4 Dec 1696: Adms. to the widow and her brother Thomas SHAYLOR.

Page 40 (Vol. VIII) -- 2 Mar 1702-3: This Court order the Clerk to grant a Citation requiring Samuel INGRAM of Haddam, Adms. in Right of Sarah his wife, & Thomas SHAYLOR, also Adms. on the estate of William LORD Decd., that they appear at the adjourned Court to be holden in Hartford on ye 1st Tuesday of April next.