Digest of the Early Connecticut Probate Records
Charles W. Manwaring,
Vol 2, p 610
John WETMORE, late of Middletown, decd. Invt. £239-13-08. Taken 20 Feb 1723-4, by William SAVAGE, Andrew WARNER & John COLLINS.
See Agreement on File: These may certifie the honble. Court of Probates in Hartford: That we, Ebbenezer WETMORE & Elizabeth ELTON, the only brother & sister of John WETMORE, deceased, he the sayd Ebbenezer for himself, and Elizabeth the wife of Richard ELTON with the consent of her husband Richard ELTON, have agreed as followeth, viz., that the sayd Ebbenezer do pay to the sayd Richard ELTON & his wife Elizabeth the sum of £94 mony, £80 being on accott. of their brother's estate, and £14 for her third of the revertion of her mother's estate, which makes in the whole the sum above of £94, all which being payd or severed to be payd, is a finall issue between them respecting her part of the estate of our brother John WETMORE deceased, and of the revertion of our mother's estate also deceased. As witness our hands & seals this 2nd day of March, Anno. Domini 1723-4.
Ebenezer WETMORE, L.S.
Richard ELTON, L.S.
Elizabeth X ELTON, L.S.
Witness: John HAMLIN, John COLLINS
Court Record, Page 39 -- 3 Mar 1723-4: An agreement for the settlement or settleing the estate of John WETMORE, late of Middletown decd., under the hands & seals of the heris, was now exhibited, and they acknowledged the same before this Court to be their voluntary act & deed. This Court grant letters of Adms. on the estate of John WETMORE, late of Middletown decd., unto Ebenezer WETMORE, brother of sd. decd.
Page 19 (Vol XI) -- 5 May 1730: Adms. account exhibited & accepted.