Digest of the Early Connecticut Probate Records
Charles W. Manwaring,
Vol 3, p 124
Lt. Robert WARNER, Middletown. Invt. £996-02-03. Taken 10 Nov 1732, by John COLLINS, Joseph ROCKWELL & William ROCKWELL. Will dated 15 Aug 1732.
I, Robert WARNER of Middletown, do ordain this my last will & testament. My will is that my estates be settled according to the laws of this Colony relating to intestate estates. And do ordain my wife Isabell sole executrix.
Robert WARNER, L.S.
Witness: Francis WHITMORE, Jacob CORNWALL, Samuel WARNER, William ROCKWELL.
Court Record, Page 77 -- 13 Nov 1732. Will exhibited by Isabell WARNER, executrix. This Court appoint Isabell WARNER to be guardian to Daniel WARNER, age 14 years, Stephen 11, Joseph 8, & Mary WARNER, children of the decd. Recog. £200.
Page 94 -- 3 Jul 1733: Robert WARNER, a minor, 16 years of age, son of Lt. Robert WARNER, chose his uncle Francis WETMORE to be his guardian. Recog., £100.
Page 31 (Vol. XII) -- 26 Aug 1735: Isabell WARNER, the executrix, not having fully administed on sd. estate, being now deceased, this Court grant Adms. unto Samuel WARNER of Middletown, who recog. in £200, with Isaac LANE.
Page 5 (Probate Side, Vol XIII): And invt. of lands valued at £819-08-00, and also of goods at Isaac LANE's aprised at £40-03-02. Taken 11 May 1736, by John COLLINS, Joseph ROCKWELL & William ROCKWELL.
Court Record, Page 54 (Vol. XII) 28 Dec 1736-7: An account of Adms. was not exhibited in Court by Isaac LANE, one of the executors of the last will of the decd., whereby it appears he has with the other executrix, his wife (who was the widow of the decd. Robert WARNER), paid the sum of £36-15-06, which is allowed them. Accournt accepted, ordered recorded & kept on file.
Page 6 (Vol. XIII) -- 3 May 1737: An invt. was now exhibited by Samuel WARNER the 2nd, Adms., who made oath that sd. invt. contained all the estate that he knew of, which belonged to the sd. estate, since he took Adms. Also he exhibited an account of debts due from the estate amounting to the sum of £110-10-04.
Page 7 -- 18 May 1737: Samuel WARNER, Adms., with the will annexed, exhibited a further account of Adms. of debts due, amounting to the sum of £100-07-00.
Page 15 -- 4 Oct 1737: Samuel WARNER, Adms. with the will annexed, may sell land to procure the sum of £66-05-08.
Page 42 -- 23 Feb 1738-9: Daniel WARNER, son of Lt. Robert WARNER, chose Jacob CORNWELL the 2nd to be his guardian. Recog., £300. This Court appoint Samuel WARNER to be guardian to Mary WARNER, a minor, 6 years of age. Recog. £300. Stephen WARNER, age 16 years, & Joseph WARNER, age 14 years, sons of Robert WARNER, chose Samuel WARNER to be their guardian. Recog., £600. Cert: Jabez HAMLIN, J. P.
Page 43 -- 8 Mar 1738-9: Samuel WARNER, Adms., exhibits an account of the sale of lands to Lt. John BACON of Middletown.
Page 44 -- 8 Mar 1738-9: Samuel WARNER, Adms., moves to this Court for a dist. of the estate according to the will: Whereupon this Court appoint Lt. John BACON, Seth WETMORE & William ROCKWELL, of Middletown, distributors.
Dist. File: 29 Mar 1739: To Robert WARNER, eldest son, £332-12-11; to Daniel WARNER, 2nd son; to Stephen WARNER, 3rd son; to Joseph WARNER, youngest son; and to Mary WARNER, only aughter, to each, £166-06-03½. By Seth WETMORE, William ROCKWELL & John BACON. Report accepted.