Digest of the Early Connecticut Probate Records
Charles W. Manwaring,
Vol 1, p 483
William LUCAS, Middletown. Invt. £71-05-00. Taken 30 Jun 1690, by William SUMNER, Isack JOHNSON, & Daniel MARCUM. The children: William age 23, John 21, Mary 18, Thomas 14, Samuel 11 years of age.
Court Record, Page 18 -- 4 Sep 1690: Adms. to William LUCAS, the son. Isack JOHNSON & John BLAKE to be Overseers.
Agreement on File: An Agreement, dated 26 May 1704, betwixt William, John, Thomas & Samuel LUCAS, sons of William LUCAS of Middletown Decd, concerning the Dist. of their sd. Father's Estate: William LUCAS, the Eldest Brother, is to have the Land and other Estate belonging to their sd. Father, excepting what is after divided and what proper portion doth fall to their sister Mary, now wife of John SCOVILL. And John Lucas doth hereby accept of 7 acres of Land to be laid out to him in that Lottment of land whereon his Brother William's house stands on. And Thomas & Samuel LUCAS do accept of as their portion the remainder of that Lottment of Land of which their Brother hath sold 7 acres to Joseph STARR, and a Lottment of Land on the East Side of the Great River, containing about 104 acres, which Sale of above 7 acres of Land by William to Joseph STARR, the above John, Thomas, & Samuel LUCAS do apporve of, and do hereby declare the Deed to be valid & effectual. And they do also bind & ingage themselves, joyntly & each for his own part, firmly to adhear and stand to this Agreement and Dist. of their Father's Estate.
William X LUCAS, L.S.
John X LUCAS, L.S.
Samuel LUCAS, L.S.
Witness: Richard GOODALE, Alexander ROLLO.
On the 5th day of April 1726, John LUCAS being decd, William, Thomas & Samuel LUCAS now appeared before the Court & acknowledged the same to be their Free Act & Deed. Signed:
William X LUCAS,
Thomas X LUCAS,
Samuel X LUCAS.
Witness: Isaac DeMEDINA, Abraham KILBOURN.
Page 126 (Vol. X) -- 5 Apr 1726: Agreement accepted.