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