Digest of the Early Connecticut Probate Records
(Hartford District),
Charles W. Mainwaring,
Hartford, 1902,
Vol 3, p 480

          WILLIAMS, Elizabeth, Middletown. Invt. 205-15-00. Taken June, 1743, by Frances WHITMORE and Joseph RANSOM. Will dated 1st December, 1742.

          I, Elizabeth WILLIAMS of Middletown, in the County of Hartford, do make this my last will and testament: Imprimis: I give to my four sons, Daniel CLARK, Francis CLARK, Elisha CLARK, and Joseph CLARK, equally about 60 money, which I paid as debts due from the estate of my former husband Daniel CLARK decd., which my sd. sons have received the benefit of. I also give to my sd. sons, to each, the sum of 5 shillings money. I give to my three daughters, Hannah SUMNER, Abigail GREEN, and Martha CLARK, in ezual parts, all my negro girl and all other of my personal estate whatsoever, after my just debts, funeral charges and legacies and particular estate herein particularly mentioned are fist taken and paid out of it. I give to my daughter Martha CLARK my best bedd, bedsted, curtains, and all other furniture thereto belonging, and my chest with drawers. I give to my granddaughters, Elizabeth and Katharine CODNER, the only children of my daughter Elizabeth CODNER decd, 10 money, to each of them the sum of 5 when they arrive to lawful age. Also, I give to my sd. grandaughters, equally, about 40 money which is due to me from their father, my son-in-law John CODNER, for 5 years rent of the priviledges left to my by my late husband John WILLIAMS decd. I appoint my son Francis CLARK sole executor.

                                        Elizabeth X WILLIAMS, L.S.
Witness: Francis WHITMORE
Elizabeth ROCKWELL,