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Greenwich, Fairfield Co., CT

BY SPENCER P. MEAD, L.L.B. Volume 4, 1690 - 1702. Page 94.

Transcribed by Geri Ryerson K,

DRACKE, Samuel, late of Fairfield, will dated Dec. 12, 1691, probated Mch. 8, 1691/2, mentioned his wife Ruth, mother Ann Dracke, sister Rebecka Rogers of East Chester, Cousin Joseph Drake, a son of my brother fore coming of age, his next brother shall inherit legacy to Daniel Lockwood. Executrix his wife Ruth Drake. Witnesses Thomas Sherwood and Eliphalet Hill, page 68.

Inventory taken Feb. 17, 1691/2, by John Wakeman, Samuel Wilson and Eliphalet Hill, and filed Mch. 8, 1691/2, page 68.

DUGLESS, Charles, late of Stratford, will probated Nov. 5, 1692, before he died at the house of Sarah Hawley of Stratford, he stated his wishes before Samuel Ward and Abigaile Spinage, as follows: Legacies to Robert Mekune, George Jonson, William Pigstee (Pigsless), and Sarah Hawley, his landlady, and the remainder to Andrew Patterson, and letters of administration on his estate granted to Samuel Sherwood and Andrew Patterson, page 71.

Inventory taken Aug. 17, 1692, by Joseph Curiss, Samuel Galpin and Ambrose Tomson, had land which he bought of Samuel Sherman, Benjamin Nicoles, and Mr. Shelton, and filed Nov. 5, 1692, page 71.

FERRIS, Joseph, late of Greenwich, will dated June 9, 1699, probated Nov. 27, 1699, mentioned his wife (Ruth), and children John Eldest son devised house at Horseneck next to Gershom Lockwood, land bought of Zachariah Baldwin, and land bought of Samuel Jenkins; James devised land next to Henry Rich; and land between Joshua Knap and Henry Rich; Moses; Benjamin' Caleb; Joseph; Joshua; Hannah devised property north of Mr. Renolds; Ruth (wife of Samuel Peck) and Lidia Renolds. executors his wife, brother Peter Ferris, and son Samuel Peck. witness Joseph Knap and Benjamin Ferris, page 190.

Inventory taken July 24, 1699, by Jonathan Renolds, Robert Lockwood, and Joseph Knap, verified by his widow Ruth Ferris, mentioned Caleb, about 20 yrs; Joshua, about 16 yrs; Hannah about 12 yrs; and the rest of children of age, and filed Nov. 27, 1699 page 190.

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