Digest of the Early Connecticut Probate Records
Charles W. Manwaring,
Vol 1, p 369
Thomas STOW, Sen., Middletown. Invt. £42-05-06. Taken 23 Feb 1683-4, by Giles HAMLIN, John HALL sen., John WARNER. Legatees: John STOW sen., Nathaniel STOW, Thomas STOW, Samuel BIDDOLL. Will dated 26 Jan 1680-1.
The last Will & Testament of Thomas STOW sen., Middletown: Imprimis. I give to my son John STOW one parcell of Land in Middletown on the West side of the West River, both that within and that without the fence, which is mine. More over I give to him my sayd son my great Kettle after my decease. More over I give him the one halfe of my great LOTT at the Streits Hill. I give to my son Nathaniel, besides my house, Home Lott in the Boggy meadow Quarter which I made sure to him by a former Contract, that is, to him & to my sonn Thomas & Samuel BIDDOLL, the other halfe of my great Lott at the Streight Hills, & my halfe mile Lott on the east side of the great river, to be divided equally amongst them. Moreover I give to my son Nathaniel all my household Goods after my decease, peaceably to enjoy, with all my part in the Cattell & Swine; and that (this) is my will & full Intent, I witness by setting to my hand.
Thomas STOW, Sen.
Test: John HALL, Josias X ADKINS
Proven 6 Mar 1683-4