Digest of the Early Connecticut Probate Records
(Hartford District),
Charles W. Mainwaring,
Hartford, 1902,
Vol 3, p 315

          OLMSTED, Mary, East Haddam. Invt. 102-12-10. Taken 29 October, 1739, by John SPENCER, Jabez CHAPMAN, and John WILLEY, Jr. Will dated 23 April, 1734.

          I, Mary OLMSTED of East Haddam, in the County of Hartford, do make this my last will and testament: I give to my son Samuel OLMSTED all my estate after my just debts are paid, except what is hereafter in this my will otherwise bequeathed. I give to my son John OLMSTED my Bible. I give to my daughter Sarah CONE 1 Duroy suit of aparrel and 20 shillings in money. I give to my daughter Elizabeth CHURCH my bed and bedstead with the furniture; also I give to her my trunk and all that is therein; also I give to her my box and all that is in it. I give to her my warming pan, my brass kettle, two pewter platters, one basin and one porringer; also I give 9 sheets and two pillow beers, also my linen wheel. I give to my above-named children and their heirs and assigns in manner as above sd. I constitute my son-in-law John CHURCH to be sole executor.

                                        Mary X OLMSTED, L.S.

Witness: John X SPENCER,

          Court Record, Page 57 -- 6 November, 1739: Will proven.