Digest of the Early Connecticut Probate Records
Charles W. Manwaring,
Vol 3, p 115
Joseph SPENCER, Haddam. Court Record, Page 23 -- 5 Jun 1730: Joseph SPENCER, a minor, 18 years of age, chose Samuel ACKLEY of East Haddam to be his guardian. Recog., £50.
Page 33 -- 5 Jan 1730-1: Samuel ACKLEY, guardian, shows this Court that some land in Haddam (one parcell in the first division, 15 acres, adjoing William SPENCER, Lt. KNOWLTON & James BATES; one other piece of land in Haddam in the second division, 30 acres, the width of the lat is 20 rods, 12 of them is part of sd. William SPENCER's own dwelling lot, the other eight he had of his brother Daniel BRAINARD) was given to Joseph SPENCER and to Elizabeth SPENCER, now come of age to inherit. This Court appoint Capt. Daniel BRAINARD & Capt. Samuel OLMSTED to assist Samuel ACKLEY, guardian, to make a division of sd. land.