Digest of the Early Connecticut Probate Records
(Hartford District),
Charles W. Mainwaring,
Hartford, 1902,
Vol 1, p 346

          PAYNE, John, Middletown. Died in the year 1681. Invt. 82-03-00. Taken February, 1681, by Richard HALL, Samuel HUBBARD, John SAVAGE. The children: Jobe age 4 years, Patience 3, Abigail one year.

          Court Record, Page 50 -- 2 March, 1681-2: Adms. to the Widow. Richard HALL & Deac. Samuel STOCKING to be Overseers.