Digest of the Early Connecticut Probate Records
Charles W. Mainwaring,
Vol 3, p 320
PERSIVELL, James, East Haddam. Invt. £856-17-06. Taken 20 April, 1738, by Thomas GATES, Jeremiah GATES and John PERSIVELL.
Court Record, Page 28 -- 2 May, 1738: Adms. granted to Elizabeth PERSIVELL, widow. Recog. £500, with John PERSIVELL.
Page 67 -- 3 June, 1740: This Court appoint John PERSIVELL to be guardian to the children of James PERSIVELL, viz., Ebenezer, age 9 years, Mary 7 years, Abigail 5, and Ann 3 years of age. Recog., £500.
Page 25 (Vol XIV) 7 June, 1743: John PERSIVELL, Adms., exhibited an account of his Adms. which is accepted.
Page 63 (Vol XVI) 9 April, 1752: John PERSIVELL, Adms., on the estate of James PERSIVELL and Elizabeth his wife, of East Haddam, having fully administered on sd. estates, now moves for a distribution. This Court so order:
To Ebenezer Persivell, son of the deceased, £327-05-08
And to Mary, Abigail and Anna, daughters, to each of them, £163-12-10
And appoint Capt. Thomas GATES and Deacon Jeremiah GATES, of East Haddam, and Stephen BRAINARD, of Colchester, distributors.
Page 79 -- 7 November, 1752: A distribution of the estate of James PERSIVELL and Elizabeth his wife was exhibited in Court and accepted.