Digest of the Early Connecticut Probate Records
Charles W. Manwaring,
Vol 1, p 373
John WARD, Middletown. Invt. £446-18-00. Taken 22 Feb 1783-4, by Giles HAMLIN, William WARD: The children: John WARDE, age 18 years, Andrew 16, Ester 14, Mary 11, William 9, Samuel 4, & one she goeth with.
Court Record, Page 87 -- 6 Mar 1684: Adms. to the Widow & Dist: To the Widow, £64; to the eldest son, £103, £10 of which was given him by his grand Mother; to Each of the other Children, £46-10-00. This Court do appoint William HARRIS, the Father of the Relict, with Mr. HAMLIN, to assist the widow & dispose of the children & distribute the estate.