Digest of the Early Connecticut Probate Records
(Hartford District),
Charles W. Mainwaring,
Hartford, 1902,
Vol 1, p 519

          WHITMORE, Catorn (Katharine), Middletown. Invt. 108-01-00. Taken 20 October, 1693, by William SOUTHMAYD, ffrancis WHETMORE, and Israhiah WHETMORE.

          The Last Will & Testament of Catorn WHITMORE of Middletown is as followeth: Imprimis: I give to my son William ROBORDS 10, to Samuel ROBORDS 10, to my son John ROBORDS 10. I give to my son Benjamin WHETMORE 6, which is besides what he hath by his Father's Will, and to my two loving daughters, Abigail and Hannah, they having ten pounds apeice by their Father Thomas WHETMORE. If my Estate is more than sufficient to pay my debts & Legacies, the remainder to be Equally divided among all my sons & daughters. I request my son-in-law, Beriah WETMORE, to be Overseer.

          Catorn X WHETMORE
Witness: John HALL, Sen.,

          Court Record, Page 63 -- 6 December, 1693: Will & Invt. Exhibited. Adms., With Will annexed to Beriah WHETMORE & Wm ROBERTS, & appoint Wm. SOUTHMAYD to distribute.