Note: Trica Willey Hazelton 12:52pm Jan 31 New document additions on Joseph Phelps, son of Timothy Phelps, Sr./Mary Griswold, and Sarah Gillett will be coming in the next hour. Looks what a rainy day does for genealogical research. A hint: DIGEST OF THE EARLY CONNECTICUT PROBATE RECORDS.1710 to 1715.Page 81 Name: Cornelius Gillett, Sen. Location: WindsorInvt. S44-07-06. Taken 27 July, 1711, by Samuel Moore and John Palmer. The children: Priscilla, Abigail, Cornelius, Mary, Hester, Sarah, Joanna and Daniel. (W. R.)Will dated 2nd June, 1711: I, Cornelius Gillett, Sen., of Windsor, do make this my last will and testament: My will is that after my debts and funeral expenses be paid, all my personal or moveable estate shall be and remain to my wife Priscilla for her use and to her own dispose as she shall see cause, which I do give to her as her own. Whereas, I have made over my lands by deed of gift, excepting 4 acres at Wash Brook and 2 acres now in possession of John Grimes, my will is that whereas my son-in-law Joseph Phelps is become surety for my son Cornelius for a debt which he owes to Capt. Timothy Thrall, that the sd. 4 acres of marsh at Wash Brook shall be and remain to my son Joseph Phelps and to his heirs and assigns forever. And I do hereby give to him my sd. son Joseph Phelps, also, the 2 acres of land in John Grimes's possession. And I appoint my wife executrix.Witness: John Moore, Sarah Enno.Cornelius Gillett, Sen.Court Record, Page 37--3 September, 1711: Will proven. http://familytreemaker.genealogy.com/users/g/i/l/William-A-Gillette/WEBSITE-0001/UHP-0375.html
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