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

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