Digest of the Early Connecticut Probate Records
(Hartford District),
Charles W. Manwaring,
Hartford, 1902,
Vol 2, p 294




Edward SHEPHERD, Middletown. Invt. 372-18-00. Taken 20 Feb 1711-12, by John SAVAGE, Joseph ROCKWELL & William SAVAGE.

An agreement for the division & settlement of the estate, dated 1 May 1713, giving to the heirs as followeth:

To the widow, 90-13-04 during life, 26-06-00 forever, 116-19-04
To John, 119-11-10
To Edward, 106-00-00
To Samuel, youngest son, 79-03-04

We, the above-named, having agreed with the help & advice of our friends, and with the consent & assent of our honoured mother, for her comfortable susistence & honourable maintenance, and to free her from care & trouble which otherwise she would be exposed unto, we do therefore acknowledge the within mentioned agreement to be our voluntary act & deed, and have hereunto set our hands & seals.

John SHEPHERD, L.S.
Edward SHEPHERD, L.S.
Samuel SHEPHERD, L.S.

Witness: Jacob WHITE, Samuel STOWE

Court Record, Page 39 -- 1 Oct 1711: Adms. granted to John SHEPHERD, eldest son, on the estate of Edward SHEPHERD, cooper, decd.

Page 138 -- 4 May 1713: Agreement accepted & confirmed by the Court. Ordered to be recorded & kept on file.

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