Digest of the Early Connecticut Probate Records
(Hartford District),
Charles W. Manwaring,
Hartford, 1902,
Vol 3, p 123




Jonathan WARNER, Middletown. Invt. 368-03-09. Taken 4 Nov 1733, by Nathaniel SAVIDGE & Nathaniel WHITE. Will dated 22 May 1733.

I, Jonathan WARNER of Middletown, in the County of Hartford, do make this my last will & testament. I give to Elizabeth, my wife, 1-2 of my moveable household goods, two heifers, and likewise I give to my wife my dwelling house, barn & homelott & all the land joining thereto. This I give to my wife and her heirs & assigns forever. And likewise I give to my wife the use of all the remainder of my land and other moveable estate, excepting 10 worth, during her life. But it is and must be understood that debts & necessary charges are first of all to be paid. I give to Abigail HARRIS, now dwelling in my house, after my wife decease, I give to the sd. Abigail HARRIS 1-2 of my moveable household goods, and to her heirs forever. I give to Rev. Mr. Moses BARTLETT, if he shall be settled in the work of the ministry on the east side the Great River in Middletown, I give to him 10 as money, to be paid out of my moveable estate. I give to my own relations, after my wife's decease, all my lands excepting my homelott, together with what moveable estate is not given away and shall remain. This I give to my own relations, to be divided amongst them as the law directs intestate estate should be. And I do make Elizabeth, my wife, to be sole executor, and Deacon WHITE to be overseer.

Jonathan WARNER, L.S.

Witness: Joseph WHITE, Nathaniel SAVIDGE, William KESSON.

Court Record, Page 105 -- 5 Feb 1733-4: Will exhibited by Elizabeth WARNER, widow.

Court Record, Page 2 -- 3 Jan 1758: Richard COLEMAN & Ebenezer RANNY, two of the heirs to the estate of Jonathan WARNER, late of Middletown deceased, moves to this Court that freeholders may be appointed to distribute the estate: Whereupon this Court appoint Mr. Sampson HOW, David SAGE & Noadiah WHITE, of Middletown, distributors.

Page 21 -- 26 May 1758: Report of distribution.

Dist. File, 3 Jan 1758: Estate Jonathan WARNER, Middletown: To Ebenezer RANNY, to Richard COLEMAN, to Jabez WARNER. By Samson HOW & David SAGE.

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