Digest of the Early Connecticut Probate Records
Charles W. Manwaring,
Vol 2, p 122
Samuel STOW, son of John STOW, flax dresser, Middletown. Invt. £163-15-06. Taken 24 Mar 1708-9, by Israhiah WETMORE & Joseph ROCKWELL.
Court Record, Page 125 -- 4 Apr 1709: Adms. to George PHILLIPS of Middletown, mariner (brother-in-law of said deceased).
Page 129 -- 6 Jun 1709: George PHILLIPS of Middletown, mariner, Adms. on the estate of Samuel STOW, late of Middletown, deceased, exhibited an account of his Adms. and is granted a Quietes Est. And this Court do now order and decree that all the residue of the estate of the sd. Samuel STOW, decd., both real & personal, mentioned & contained in the inventory thereof, upon record in this Court, shall be and remain to the said George PHILLIPS & Hope PHILLIPS his wife, the only surviving sister & heir-in-law of the said Samuel STOW, deceased, and to their or her heirs and assigns forever.