Digest of the Early Connecticut Probate Records
(Hartford District),
Charles W. Mainwaring,
Hartford, 1902,
Vol 1, p 218-219

          MARTIN, Anthony, Middletown. Died 16 November, 1673. Invt. 184-02-04. Taken 3 December, 1673, by Samuel COLLINS and Robert WARNER. The children: John MARTIN, age 11 years, Mary 7, Elizabeth 2 years. Order Dist. of the Estate: To the Widow 15; to John 80, to each of the daughters 40.

          Page 163 -- (Probate Side, Vol X): An Additional Inventory of Anthony MARTIN's Estate of Lands on the East side of the Great River, 196 acres, 76-10-00; one parcel in ye last Division, 42 acres and 60 Rods, 8-09-06; one and acres & 8 rods, 1-11-00; total, 88-09-06. Taken 28 March, 1723 by Joseph ROCKWELL, John WILLIAMS, & William WARD.

          Court Record, Page 12 -- 27 March, 1723: Mary MARTIN (alias ANDREWS), a daughter of the sd. deceased, sometime of Middletown, Decd, her Children Jonathan ANDREWS and Mary ANDREWS of Wallingford and Abigail ANDREWS of New Haven, by their lawful Attys Matthew BELLAMY and Thomas BEACH, both of Wallingford, Inform this Court that the sd. Anthony MARTIN died Intestate and there never was any perfect Invt. made of his Estate, especially on some divisions of land that have been since his decease laid out in or on his right in Middletown, praying that Adms. may be granted. Thomas BEACH appointed Adms.

          Court Record, Page 32 -- 6 November, 1723: Thomas BEACH of Wallingford, Adms., Exhibits now an Invt. made by a new appraisemnet at the present value thereof; accepted. The sd. Adms., in behalf of several of the Heirs, viz., Mary MARTIN and Elizabeth MARTIN, moved for a Dist. on sd. Estate. Sundry persons appeared before this Court and produced Deeds of Conveyance to them from said Mary MARTIN and Elizabeth MARTIN, also from John MARTIN, son to Anthony MARTIN, of Ancient Deede. It appears to the Satisfaction of this Court that the Estate of Anthony MARTIN hath been settled either by Distribution or an Agreement among the Heirs, and conveyed to many other persons. This Court therefore do not Order Dist. From this Judgement Thomas BEACH appealed to the Superior Court.