Person:Eleazer Way (1)

Eleazer Way
b.Bef 1626
  • HEleazer WayBef 1626 - 1687
  • WMary UnknownCal 1631 - 1701
m. Bef 1664
  1. Sarah WayEst 1664 - Bef 1733
  2. Elizabeth WayBef 1671 - Aft 1751
  3. Lydia Way1671 -
  4. Ebenezer Way1673 -
Facts and Events
Name[1] Eleazer Way
Gender Male
Birth[1] Bef 1626 Rough estimate.
Marriage Bef 1664 Based on estimated date of birth of eldest known child (Sarah).
to Mary Unknown
Death[1] 12 Jul 1687 Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut, United States (probably)
Estate Inventory[2] 9 Aug 1687 £867-03-11. Taken by Richard Edwards, Daniel Taylor.
Probate[2] 1 Sep 1687 Administration to the relict.
  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Eliezer Way, in Barbour, Lucius Barnes. Families of Early Hartford, Connecticut. (Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1977)

    "Eliezer Way died July 12, 1687 … Eliezur Way rec'd 2nd Ch Mch 18, 1669-70 from Boston. … freeman 1669; surveyor of highways 1671: inv. Aug 9, 1687 £867-3-11."

  2. 2.0 2.1 Way, Eleazer, Hartford, in Manwaring, Charles W. A Digest of the Early Connecticut Probate Records. (Hartford, Conn.: R. S. Peck & Co., 1904-06)

    "Probate Records. Vol. IV, 1677 to 1687. Page 251-2.

    Way, Eleazer, Hartford. Invt. £867-03-11. Taken 9 August, 1687, by Richard Edwards, Daniel Taylor.

    Court Record, Page 133—1 September, 1687: Adms. to the Relict.

    Page 225—(Pro. Side, Vol. V)—A Dist. of Mr. Eleazer Way's Estate: Be it known to all whome it may concerne; that we whose names are underwritten have by these presents firmly and fully for ourselves and for our Heirs forever agreed and have settled and divided the Estate of Eleazer Way, Decd, as followeth: To Mary Way, the widow, the Use of Land valued at £202-10-00 during life, and her share of the Moveables to her satisfaction. To Ebenezer Way a double share of the Estate. And the remainder of sd. Land to be divided equally between the three daughters or Legatees, that is, to Ichabod Welles in behalf of his wife Sarah, & to Joseph Welles in behalf of his wife Elizabeth, & to Lydia Way, or to their heirs. To Ebenezer Way a double share of the whole Estate when the Widow's thirds is taken out. The Debts to be paid out of the Estate in proportion to the shares which should yet appear to be legally due.


    Witness: Edward Allyn, William Warren.

    On the 6th of February, 1695-6. Mary Way & Ebenezer Way, Ichabod Welles & Joseph Welles in behalf of their wives, & Lydia Way, all of them personally appeared in Hartford & acknowledged the abovesd. Agreement to be their free voluntary act before

    Me: Nathaniel Stanly, Assistant.

    Exhibited in Court and confirmed, 5th March, 1695-6."