Digest of the Early Connecticut Probate Records
Charles W. Manwaring,
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.