Digest of the Early Connecticut Probate Records
Charles W. Manwaring,
Vol 2 p 651
William SOUTHMAYD, Middletown (Mariner). Died Dec 1702. Invt. £1085-17-06. Taken 23 Feb 1702-3, by John HAMLIN, William SUMNER & William WHITING.
Court Record, Page 38 -- 2 Mar 1702-3: This Court grant Adms. unto Margaret SOUTHMAYD, widow, who gave bonds, with Joseph WHITING & Capt. Aaron COOKE, of £500.
Page 47 -- 8 Sep 1703: Upon motion of Mrs. Margaret SOUTHMAYD this Court do proceed to dist. the sd. estate: To the widow, 1-3 part of personal estate, and 1-3 part of the real estate during her natural life, the remaining part ot be distributed equally among the children of the sd. decd. And appoint Capt. John HAMLIN, Capt. Nathaniel WHITE & William WHITING to dist. the estate.