Digest of the Early Connecticut Probate Records
(Hartford District),
Charles W. Mainwaring,
Hartford, 1902,
Vol 3, p 478

          WHITMORE, Francis, Jr. Court Record, Page 27 -- 5 July 1743: Isabell WHITMORE, a minor, 14 years of age, daughter of Francis WHITMORE, Jr., late of Middletown, chose her grandfather, Mr. Francis WHITMORE of Middletown to be her guardian. Recog., 200. Cert: Jabez HAMLIN, J.P.

          Page 18 (Vol XV) 15 May 1746: Francis WHITMORE, a minor, 15 years of age, son of Francis WHITMORE, Jr., chose his grandfather Francis WHITMORE to be his guardian. Recog., 300.