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

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