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Isaac and John Lamb Probate Records

FHL Film #1311924 New London CT Probate Records Item 2 Book A and Item 3 Book B
  Lamb, John Inv 248, Will 253

  p. 248 inv of John Lamb of Stonington who deceased the 10th of Jan 1703/4. Inv taken 26 Jan 1703/4 by William Billins
  and John Safford.
  John Safford overseer of the last will & testament of John Lamb late of Stonington deceased personally appeared at a
  Preogative Court held in New London June the 7th 1704 … Recorded in the Book of Wills fol. 39 Sept 20th 1704.

  p. 253 will of John Lamb
  12 May 1703 John Lamb of Stoningtown …
  wife Lidiah
  son Joseph under age
  son David under age
  son John … but if my son John never return again then that part of my Land to return unto Joseph and David Lamb to
  be divided equally
  my seven daus:
  four eldest daus, Margrat having already recd 30s … also the reson why I have given no more to my four eldest daus is
  as followeth: there mother dieing while they were young they were brought up by their unkels and also have received
  all that was there mothers.
  Signed: John Lamb. Wit: Jonathan Tracy, Jons Renalls, Sarah Denison. Ack: 7 Jun 1704. Recd in the Book of Wills fol
  38 this 31 Aug 1704.

  Codicil: John Lamb of Stonington … it is to be understood that I do give unto my sons Joseph and David all the lands
  on the west side of the Brook … and my son John Lamb the other part that is on the east side of the brook … appoint
  beloved friends William Billins and John Safford overseers 9 Jan 1703. Signed: John Lamb. Wit: John Renalls, Hopstill H
  Silen? His mark, Abygall Ranalls. John and Abigail Renolds personally appeared at a Court of Probate held in New
  London june the 7th 1704 … Recd in the 3rd Book of Wills fol. 38 the 31 Nov 1704.

  Book B Index
  Lamb, Isaac Will 492, Inv 493

  p. 151 will of John Parish
  In the name of God amen, the 16 day of July 1715. I John Parrish of Stoningtown …
  Item. I give to my well Beloved sons William and Isaac all my Lands that I Bowt of Joseph Lamb of Stoningtown …

  FHL Film #1311925 New London CT Probate Records Continued 1716-1734
  Starts on page 184 of Book B

  #1311925 New London Probate p. 492-494
  May the twelf one thousand Seven hundred and twenty three.
  I Isaac Lamb of Groton in the County of New London in the Colony of Connecticut in New England being ill of body but
  of perfect mind and memory do make and ordain this my Last will and Testement first I comit my soul to God that gave it
  hoping through the merits of my redeemer to have everlasting Life and my body to the earth to be buryed by the
  descresion of my executers here after mentioned and as for those Goods and Chetells God hath blessed me with in
  this Life I give as foloeth first I will that all those debts I Justly ow be first paid by my executrex.
  Item. I Give to my wife alisaberth Lamb Half the house and half the homested during her widohood. I Give allso to my
  wife all my stock and housul stuff that are movables during her widohood and afterward to be equally devided among
  my six daughters, Exspearence, Elisaberth, Alis, Freelove, Ane and Doroty.
  Item I Give unto my sons Jacob and Daniell the other half of my house and homested and the hole after her that is my
  wife equally to be devided between them both and Jacob to have his Chois their paying their brother Isaac thirty
  pounds apeas that is three Score pounds for both when he comes to the age of one and twenty I ordain and appoint
  my wife Elisaberth Executrex and my son Jacob Executer of this my Last will and Testement and declare it to be my last
  will and Testement in witness hearof I have set hearunto set my hand and seal the day and year above Riten. Signed:
  Isaac Lamb {Seal}
  Sined Sealed and delaivrid in the presense of us Robart Burrows, David Collver, Natll. N Collver, his mark.
  Robert Burrows, David Colver appeared before a Court of Probates held in New London July 2d 1723 and made
  Solemn Oath that they saw Isaack Lambe of Groton the testator within mentioned sign and Seal the within Instrument &
  heard him declare the same to be his Last will & Testament and that he was then of a Sound and disposing mind and
  memory according to the best of their Judgment and that they did together with Nathaniel Burrows at the same time. In
  his presence set their hands there unto as witnesses. Teste: Rosewll. Saltonstall Clerk
  Recorded the 5th Book of Wills for the County of New London September the 12th 1723 Pr M. Rosewell Saltonstall
  Clerk foll. 7

  June the 29: 1723 We the subscribers hath taken a true inventory of the Estate of Isaac Lamb Late Deceased of
  Groton as foloeth …
  Robert Burrows, David Collver.
  Apprizers Sworn in a Court of Probates held in new London July the 2nd 1723 Pr Chrtop. Christophers Esq. ??
  Elizabeth Lambe Widdow and Relict of Isaack Lambe late of Groton deceased appeared in a Court of Probates held in
  New London July ye 1st 1723 and made oath that she made a true presentment of her deceased husbands Estate to
  the Apprizers according to the best of her knowledge and if any thing more that is considerable appears to be his
  Estate. She will cause the same to be added to this Inventory. Test: Rosewll. Saltonstall Clerk. Recorded in the 5th
  Book of Wills for the County of New London September the 12, 1723 pr me Rosewell Saltonstall. Clark foll 8

  p. 237 John Lamb Bond
  Adm. Bond of Tristrum Brown with Christopher Darrow as Surety in the sum of 1000L upon the Estate of John Lamb
  was signed 8 Nov 1727.

  p. 283 John Lamb Inv
  An inventory of the Estate of John Lamb of Norwich Deceased 16 Aug 1727 … Taken by us under oath David Knight,
  David Knight Junr. Tristram Brown admr. Of the Estate of John Lamb late of Norwich decd appeared before a Court of
  Probate held in New London 9 Dec 1727 …

  p. 494 Admin. Bond of John Lamb with Joseph Bolles as surety upon the estate of Joseph Colver 23 Feb 1731.



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