Digest of the Early Connecticut Probate Records
Charles W. Manwaring,
Vol 2, p 297
John SMITH, Haddam. Invt. £415-09-11. Taken 2 Aug 1712, by Simon SMITH, Thomas BROOKS, & James WELLS.
Court Record, Page 86 -- 4 Aug 1712: Adms. to Lydia, the widow relict, & Joseph SMITH, son of sd. decd.
Pge 156 -- 7 Sep 1713: Adms. account allowed. William TULLY of Saybrook to be guardian to Lucy SMITH, a minor, 4 years of age, daughter of John SMITH, late of Haddam, decd.
page 160 -- 2 Nov 1713: This court confirms Major John CLARK of Saybrook to be guardian to Elizabeth SMITH, a minor daughter of John SMITH, late of Haddam, mariner, decd.
Page 161 -- 2 Nov 1713: Joseph ARNOLD of Haddam to be guardian to Thankfull SMITH, age 18 years, and to Sarah SMITH, age 16 years, children of John SMITH, mariner, decd. This Court appoint Joseph SMITH of Haddam to be guardian to Thankfull SMITH age 10 years, daughter of John SMITH, late of Haddam, deceased. Joseph SMITH of Haddam exhibited now in this Court a further accompt of his and his mother's administration account. Approved and order dist: To Lydia SMITH, widow relict, her dower in real estate, with £31-16-07 to be her own forever; to Joseph SMITH, £55-16-09; to William, to Nathaniel, to Sarah, to Elizabeth, to Thankfull, & to Lucy SMITH, to each the sum of £27-18-04½, their single portions. And appoint James WELLS, Thomas BROOKS & Hezekiah BRAINARD, distributors.