Digest of the Early Connecticut Probate Records
(Hartford District),
Charles W. Mainwaring,
Hartford, 1902,
Vol 2, p 143




          WRIGHT, Jonas, Middletown. Invt. 222-14-00. Taken 10 May, 1709, by John GILL, Sen., Shamgar BARN, James WARD, and William WARD. Will dated 8 May 1709.

          I, Jonas WRIGHT, of Middletown, do make this my last will and testament: I give to Olive my wife all my moveable estate so far as she needeth, but it all or less as she stands in need, for her comfortable subsistence during life, the use and profits of my buildings and lands until my child is 18 years of age, and 1-3 part of the income of my lands during her life; and then I give all my land to my child Eunice. And whereas my lands was given by my father between me and my brother Thomas, and we have not as yet divided or known which part each shall have, I appoint my brothers James and Daniel to divide sd. land and make a final issue.

                                        Jonas X WRIGHT, L.S.
Witness: Daniel WRIGHT
John BEVIN

          Court Record, Page 130 -- 6 June 1709: Olive WRIGHT, widow, exhibits will. Approved. And this Court grant Adms. unto Olive WRIGHT and Thomas WRIGHT, a brother of the sd. decd.

          Page 40 (Vol VIII) 5 December, 1711: Thomas WRIGHT and Olive WRIGHT, Adms., exhibit an account of their Adms. Approved. Orded to be kept on file. And this Court grant the Adms. a Quietus Est.

          Page 93 (Vol IX) 6 January, 1718-19: Eunice WRIGHT, age 14 years, a daughter of Jonas WRIGHT, late of Middletown, decd., chose Daniel WRIGHT of Glastonbury to be her guardian.


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