Digest of the Early Connecticut Probate Records
(Hartford District),
Charles W. Manwaring,
Hartford, 1902,
Vol 3, p 202

Jonathan SPENCER, Haddam. Died 23 Apr 1735. Invt. 227-06-01. Taken 22 May 1735, by James BRAINARD, Joseph ARNOLD, Jr. & Abraham BROOKS.

I, Jonathan SPENCER of Haddam, do make and ordain this my last will & testament: I give to my honoured mother out of my estate 20 in money; to my brother Timothy 4 in money; to my three eldest sisters I give 4 to each in money; to my brother Simeon I give 2-3 of the remainder of my estate as it shall be apprised. I give to my sister Elizabeth 4 in money. Lastly, I give all the remainder of my estate tomy siste Martha. I appoint Thomas BROOKS & Caleb CONE, Jr., both of Haddam, to be sole executors.

Jonathan SPENCER, L.S.

Witness: Phineas FISKE, Abraham BROOKS, Joshua CONE.

Court Record, Page 33 -- 7 Oct 1735: Will proven.

Page 44 -- 4 May 1736: Thomas BROOKS, executor, now moves for a distribution of the estate. This Court appoint James HASELTINE, Hezekiah BRAINARD & Abraham BROOKS to divide the real estate.

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