Digest of the Early Connecticut Probate Records
Charles W. Manwaring,
Vol 3, p 334
Nathan SAYER, Jr., Middletown. Invt. £169-15-09. Taken 2 Jul 1740, by Jabez HAMLIN & William ROCKWELL. Will dated 13 Jun 1740.
I, Nathan SAYER, Jr., of Middletown, in the County of Hartford, do make this my last will & testament: I give to my sister Eunice PROUT, 3-4 parts of my wife's wearing apparrel & household goods which she left. I give to Susannah, the daughter of William PROUT, 1-4 part of my wife's wearing apparrel & household goods, also 2 gold rings. I give to my tow brethern, Daniel & Matthew, two of my wearing coats and my fine shirts, to be equally divided between them. I give to my honoured father Nathan SAYER all my other clothes and all the remainder of my estae not otherwise disposed of.
N.B.: My wife's wearing apparell and household goods to be excluded and not subject to the payment of my debts. I appoint my father sole executor.
Nathan SAYER, Jr., L.S.
Witness: Samuel GREEN, Isaac WOODWARD, Jabez HAMLIN
Court Record, Page 70 -- 5 Aug 1740: Will proven.