[updates] Middlesex County, CT - Wills & Probate Records Completed - 512 files

Jane Devlin janedevlin at ameritech.net
Mon Apr 19 10:22:49 MDT 2004

I have just finished transcribing the last of the Middlesex County Wills 
& Probates from Digest of the Early Connecticut Probate Records (Hartford 
District), Charles W. Manwaring, Hartford, 1902.  These date from the 
late 1600s to the mid 1700s, in the period when the towns of Haddam, East 
Haddam & Middletown were still part of Hartford Co.

The records are sometimes scanty, but often provide gems like the name of 
the widow, names of the children, names of other relatives & sometimes, 
even ages.  In at least one will's codicil, a grandson is stripped of his 
share of a sawmill because of his lack of disposition "to learning" and 
his uncles are instructed to spend his part of the inheritance on his 

All these files will be found at

Jane Devlin
Lake Orion, MI
over 1500 data files from CT, MA, RI, NJ, NY & MI

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