Digest of the Early Connecticut Probate Records
Charles W. Manwaring,
Vol 3, p 463
Samuel TERRY, Middletown. Invt. £778-10-03. Taken 14 Nov 1745, by Solomon ADKINS, Ephraim ADKINS & Jonathan ALLYN.
Court Record, Page 66 -- 18 Nov 1745: Adms. granted unto Martha TERRY, widow of the deceased, who gave bond with Richard STRICKLAND of sd. Middletown fo £600.
Page 11 (Vol. XV) -- 13 May 1746: Samuel TERRY, a minor, age 16 years, son of Samuel TERRY, chose his mother Martha TERRY to be his guardian. Recog., £800.
Page 80 -- 6 Dec 1748: An account of Adms. was now exhibited in Court by Martha TERRY, Adms. Accepted. Sarah TERRY, a minor, 14 years of age, daughter of Lt. Samuel TERRY, chose Mrs. Martha TERRY to be her guardian. Recog., £300.
Page 42 (Vol XVII) -- 16 Oct 1754: Martha TERRY, Adms., having exhibited an account of her Adms., now moved for a distribution of sd. estate: Whereupon this Court appoint Jonathan ALLYN, Ephraim ADKINS & Philip MORTIMER, of Middletown, to distribute the estate to the heirs, viz:
To Samuel TERRY, eldest son, £73-18-02
To John, Josiah & William TERRY, to each of them, £36-19-01
To Abigail, Mary, Sarah, Ann & Martha TERRY, to each, £36-19-01
Page 82 -- 10 Oct 1755: Report of the distributors.
Page 128 -- 10 Nov 1756: Whereas, the General Assembly holden at New Haven on the 2nd Thursday of October 1756, directed Martha TERRY, Adms., with Mr. John BACON, of sd. Middletown, to make sale of so much of the real estate of sd. deceased as will procure the sum of £207-09-07 old tenor bills with the incident charge of sale, taking the advice of the Court of Probate for the District of Hartford therein: Ordered, to sell the west end of the homelott.