Digest of the Early Connecticut Probate Records
Charles W. Manwaring,
Vol 3, p 109
Timothy SHAILOR, 2nd., Haddam. Died 4 Sep 1730. Invt. £260-01-10. Taken 1 Oct 1730, by Thomas SHAILOR, Thomas SELDEN & Joseph ARNOLD. Will dated 14 Sep 1730.
I, Timothy SHAILOR of Haddam, in the County of Hartford, do make this my last will & testament: I give to Deborah, my wife, her thirds during life. If she bear me a son after my decease, then I give him a double portion ofmy estate; but if she bear me a daughter after my decease, then I give to her a double portion with my sister. To my two daughters Abigail & Jerusha I give all my estate not above disposed of, to be equally divided between them. I appoint Deborah, my wife, sole executrix.
Timothy SHAILOR, L.S.
Witness: Phineas FISK, Joseph ARNOLD, Caleb CONE.
Court Record, Page 30 -- 3 Nov 1730: Will & invt. exhibited by Deborah SHAILOR, widow, executrix named in the will.
Page 18 -- 15 Apr 1730: Report of the distributors.
Page 85 (Vol XII) -- 7 Apr 1741: Abigail SHAILOR, age 14 years, chose Thomas BROOKS of Haddam to be her guardian. Recog., £150. Jerusha SHAILOR, age more than 12 years, this Court do appoint Abraham BROOKS to be her guardian. Recog., £150.