Digest of the Early Connecticut Probate Records
Charles W. Manwaring,
Vol 2, p 300
Jonathan SPENCER, Haddam. Died 13 Sep 1714. Invt. £88-08-06. Taken Jan 1714/15, by Daniel BRAINARD & Gerrard CONE.
An agreement made for the settlement of the estate of Jonathan SPENCER, late of Haddam, decd.: The brethren, Timothy SPENCER, John HUNGERFORD, Henry WILLIAMS & Joseph CHAPMAN, do engage before witnesses to satnd to this agreement, setting our hands to it 10 Nov 1715: All us brethren have agreed to have a quarter part, each one, of the 40-acres lot that lyes between Moses ROWLEY's & John FULLER's. And of the other out lots we have agreed, by casting lots, that Timothy SPENCER should have the 24-acre lot by Green HUNGERFORD's, and that John HUNGERFORD should have the 20 acre lot by Sam ANDROSS, and the Henry WILLIAMS should have the upper 20 acre lot by Thomas GATES, and that Joseph CHAPMAN should have the 20 acres lot by John SMITH. Also, we agree to take an equal share of the £80-00-00 right that lyes on the east side of Salmon River, on Matchamodes side. And all we brethren have received now on this day each one an equal share of the moveable estate that was Jonathan SPENCER's, decd., to our full satisfaction.
Timothy SPENCER, L.S.
Henry WILLIAMS, L.S.
John HUNGERFORD, L.S.
Joseph CHAPMAN, L.S.
Court Record, Page 238 -- 7 Feb 1714-15: Adms. granted to Timothy SPENCER, a brother of sd. decd.
Page 2 (Vol. IX) -- 17 Dec 1715: Joseph CHAPMAN, John HUNGERFORD, Timothy SPENCER & Henry WILLIAMS, all of Haddam save Joseph CHAPMAN, who is of Saybrook, exhibited now in this Court an agreement for the division and settlement of the estate of their late brother, Jonathan SPENCER, which agreement they severally acknowledge before this Court to be their voluntary act & deed. And they were granted a Quietus Est.