Digest of the Early Connecticut Probate Records
Charles W. Manwaring,
Vol 2, p 275
Thomas RANNY, Middletown. Invt. £758-19-10. Taken 27 Jul 1713, by John SAGE, Samuel FRARY & John WARNER. Will dated 6 Mar 1711.
I, Thomas RANNY of Middletown, do make this my last will & testament: I give to my wife Mary, during her natural life, the use of half my dwelling house wherein she now lives, half of my homelot, half of my old parn, with the whole of my upper lot in Long Meadow, also that land that her father HUBBARD gave her. And I appoint my son Thomas to take care of his mother. I give to my son Thomas the lot on which his house stands, and 1½ acres of my land in Wongonk Meadow, and the whole of the upper Long Meadow lot, after his mother's decease. That lot near Wongunk or Indian Hill, the east part, I reserve for myself; the west part thereof I will that it be divided unto my four sons equally betwixt them, viz., Thomas, John, Joseph & Ebenezer. I give to my son John that lot whereon his house stands, with one acre of land. I give tomy son Joseph the lot whereon his house stands, with one acre of land. I give unto my son Ebenezer half of my dweling house, homested and old barn, and the other half after his mother's decease, provided he do pay to Mary SAVAGE, Elizabeth WARNER, & Easter SAVAGE £5 apeice; also that he should give to his sisters, vizt., to Hannah, Margaret & Abigail, so much of his part of Cold Spring lot as shall amount to £15 in pay. I give to my son & daughter John & Mary SAVAGE land in the lwoer meadow. I give to my son & daughter Jonathan & Elizabeth WARNER, in addition to what they have already had, £5. I give to my son and daughter Nathaniel & Easter SAVAGE £5 in addition to what they have already had. I give unto my grandson Willett RANNEY about 8 acres of a Timber Hill lot. I give unto my grandson Thomas SAVAGE my lott in Dead Swamp. Lastly, I now appoint my sons Thomas, John & Joseph to be executors, and desire Mr. David DEMIING & my son John SAVAGE overseers.
Thomas X RANNY, L.S.
Witness: Nathaniel WHITE, Samuel FARRY, Timothy SAGE.
Court Record, Page 147 -- 6 Jul 1713: Will proven.