Digest of the Early Connecticut Probate Records
(Hartford District),
Charles W. Mainwaring,
Hartford, 1902,
Vol 3, p 309




          MILLER, Samuel, Middletown. Invt. 1068-05-00. Taken 18 May, 1738, by Solomon ADKINS, Hezekiah SUMNER, and William ROCKWELL. Will dated 8 March, 1737-8.

          I, Samuel MILLER of Middletown, in the County of Hartfod, do make this my last will and testament: I give unto Marcy my wife the use of 1-3 part of my buildings and my improved land during the time she shall remain my widow; 1-3 part of my household goods and stock to be at her dispose forever. I give to my son Samuel my buildings and homelotts and all my lands at Pegowset. I give to my son Nathan all that piece of land I bought of Mr. Woodbridge, and my will is that what my son Nathan wants to be equal with my son Samuel shall be made to him in out-land. And the remainder of my land, divided and undivided, and my interest in Hop Swamp Stream, and all my carpentry tools and husbandry tools, shall be equally divided between my two sons, only it is to be understood that I give my son Samuel all my buildings more than to equal him with my son Nathan. In consideration whereof my will is that my son Samuel shall pay all my just debts and funeral charges. And my will is that my two sons shall equally pay to my two daughters, Esther and Sibell, as their full portion of my estate, to each the sum of 40 in or as money. I appoint my son Samuel sole Executor.

          Samuel MILLER, L.S.
Witness: James MILLER,
Jared MILLER,
William ROCKWELL

          Court Record, Page 30 -- 5 June, 1738: Will and invt. exhibited. Will proven.

          Page 152 -- 28 September, 1739: We, the subscribers (at the desire of the executors of the last will and testament of Samuel Miller late of Middletown decd.) have this 28th day of September, 1739, divided the estate of the sd. decd. according to his last will and testament as follows:

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To the widow, 1-3 of the household goods & stock 42-10-10
To Samuel MILLER, eldest son, household goods
and stock and husbandry tools
99-09-03
To Nathaniel MILLER, 2nd son, household goods
and stock and husbandry tools
99-09-03
To Samuel MILLER in real estate 515-11-07
To Nathaniel MILLER in real estate 415-11-07
We, the subscribers, being the widow and sons of the aforesd. Samuel MILLER, do agree with, consent to and promise, for ourselves and our heirs, to abide by the foregoing distribution. As witnesses our hands this 2nd October, 1739
Witness: Charles HAMLIN Marcy MILLER
Wm. ROCKWELL Samuel MILLER

Nathan MILLER


Dist. accepted in Court and ordered to be recorded. Test: Joseph TALCOTT, Jr., Clerk


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