Digest of the Early Connecticut Probate Records
Charles W. Manwaring,
Vol 3, p. 129
Sergt. Joseph WETMORE, Middletown. Invt. £879-02-10. Taken 1 Aug 1729, by John WARNER, Samuel GIPSON & William WHITMORE.
Court Record, Page 1 -- 5 Jul 1729: Adms. granted to Mrs. Mary WETMORE & Francis WETMORE.
Page 35 -- 5 Jan 1730: Hannah WETMORE, a minor daughter of Joseph WETMORE, with her mother's consent chose her uncle Francis WETMORE to be her guardian. Recog., £50.
Page 71 -- 6 Jun 1732: Joseph WETMORE & Abigail, both 20 years of age, chose their undle Francis WETMORE to be their guardian. Recog., £100.
Page 5 (Vol. XIII) -- 12 Apr 1737: Seth WETMORE, age 20 years, chose Joseph SAVAGE to be his guardian, and also to be guardian to Francis WHITMORE, 11 years of age. Recog., £400.
Page 6 -- 12 Apr 1737 -- Martha WHITMORE, age 17 years, chose her brother Joseph WHITMORE to be her guardian, also to be guardian to Samuel WHITMORE, both sons of Joseph WHITMORE, decd.
Page 117 (Probate Side): We, the subscribers, being desired and impowered by Joseph WHITMORE & the rest of the heirs of Joseph WHITMORE & Mary his wife, late of Middletown decd., to divide the estates of our sd. father & mother, have done the same this 22 Feb 1737-8, in the following form, viz.:
To Joseph WHITMORE, eldest son, £270-18-08
To Seth WHITMORE, 2nd son, £100-07-06
To Samuel WHITMORE, 3rd son, £100-07-06
To Francis WHITMORE, 4th son, £100-07-06
To Abigail CLARK, eldest daughter, £100-07-06
To Hannah WHITMORE, 2nd daughter, £100-07-06
To Martha WHITMORE, 3rd, £100-07-06
Agreement exhibited in court by Joseph WHITMORE & William ROCKWELL, 22 Feb 1738-9. Accepted.
Court Record, Page 42 -- 23 Feb 1738-9: Martha WHITMORE, age 19 years, chose Joseph SAVAGE of Middletown to be her guardian. Recog., £300. Samuel WHITMORE, age 14 years chose Seth WHITMORE to be his guardian. Recog. £300.