Digest of the Early Connecticut Probate Records
Charles W. Manwaring,
Vol 3, p 190
Edward PURPLE, Haddam. Invt. £143-15-00. Taken 21 Feb 1733-4, by John GATES, David CONE & Bezaleel BRAINARD.
Court Record, Page 2 -- 1 Apr 1734: Elias PURPLE, son of Edward PURPLE, chose Joseph GATES to be his guardian. Recog., £100.
Page 4 -- 7 May 1734: Adms. granted to Edward PURPLE of Haddam, who gave bonds of £200 with Moses COOK.
Page 27 -- 6 May 1735: Edward PURPLE, Adms., exhibited an account of his Adms., which is accepted. And John PURPLE, son of Edward PURPLE, age 17 years, chose Lt. Jabez CHAPMAN to be his guardian.