Page 66 Name: Samuel Gaylord, Sen. Location: Hatfield (Mass.)
Died September, 1689. Invt. £239-08-01. Taken 25 October, 1689, by Deacon Church, Jos. Belknap, Samll Partrigg. Will dated 22 September, 1689.
I Samuel Gaylord sen. of Hatfield, in the County of Hampshire, in the colony of Mass., doe make this my last Will & Testament: I give to my son Samuel Gaylord my house and Homested in Windsor on the West side of the River, & half my Allottment on the East side of the River in Windsor, accordingly as I formerly made it over to him by a Deed, Bounded on the North side by Samuel Pinney, he to pay my son Griswold £6 and then to have the whole of the Lotts besides what my son Elsworth hath. I give to my daughter Griswold, so much of the Land of sd. Lott on the East side of the River. To my daughter, the wife of Josiah Elsworth, Land on the East side of the River; also I give her, as abovesd., 1/2 of what Estate will appear to be my Estate in Hatfield, after my decease and the decease of my wife. I give to my daughter Sarah, the wife of John Alexander, 1/2 of my residuary Estate in Hatfield. I give to my daughter Abigail, the wife of Joseph Wascoat of Stamford, if she be living to receive it, £5. I ordain my wife Mary, and Mr. Samuel Partrigg, to be joynt & sole Executors.
Witness: Thomas Nash, Samuel Sedgewick.
Samuel X Gaylord.
Court Record, Page 18--4 September, 1690: Will Proven.
Page 35--3 December, 1691: Adms. to Mrs. Mary Gaylord (Widow) with will annexed.
Page 69--4 April, 1694: Mary Gaylord, of Windsor, Exhibits account of her Administration of the Estate of her Decd husband, Samuel Gaylord. She desired to be released from further Adms., and also to claim her thirds & to renounce all other Claims by Virtue of her husband's will. Whereupon this Court appoint Lt. Abraham Phelps & Samuel Pinney to lay out to the Widow Gaylord the thirds of her husband's Estate.
Dist. File, 8 April, 1696: Estate Samuel Gaylord sen. An Agreement signed by Richard Hubbell and wife Elizabeth, Joseph Griswold and wife Mary, Joseph Wescott and wife Abigail, Josiah Elsworth and wife Martha, John Alexander and wife Sarah, Samuel Gaylord Jr. Deceased.