Digest of the Early Connecticut Probate Records
Charles W. Manwaring,
Vol 2, p 289
James SCOVELL, Middletown. Invt. £182-00-00. Taken 28 Feb 1711-12, by Samuel GIPSON & William SAVAGE. Will dated 7 Dec 1711.
I, James SCOVELL, of Middletown, do make this my last will & testament: I give to Hannah, my wife, all my moveable estate during her widowhood. I give to Hannah, whome I make my executrix, all and singular the use of my lands during her widowhood. I give my son James SCOVELL all my lands, both divided and undivided, after his mother's decease. To my daughters, all my moveable estate after my wife's decease. I desire Thomas STOW & John WARNER to be overseers.
James X SCOVELL, L.S.
Witness: Walter HARRIS, Jr., Thomas RANNY, Francis WILLCOCK
Court Record, Page 77 -- 2 Jun 1712: Will exhibited & proven.