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 # 10 Ebenezer Chidsey  

Vol. 5, page 372     

Abraham Chedsey administrator of the estate of Ebenezer Chedsey late of New Haven deceased, exhibited an inventory of said estate which was approved for record the said administrator exhibited an account of debt due to said estate £ 1-6-2 which being added


makes the whole sum of the inventory  


where of is moveables

 £ 583-19-10

 Lands the rest

     £ 132-17-10

 the said administrator also exhibited as account of debt, due from

     £ 451-02-00

 said estate of

 £ 122-14-03

 charge of administration

£ 35-09-10

 laid aside for charge of administration if need be

£ 08-00-00

 both is

£ 43-09-10

 and the judge observing the debts

£ 166-07-01

due from the said estate and the charge there of exceeds the moveables, hath there is. Let to the widow for her use during life, according to Law in that case therefrom £ 21-13-06 as on file.

An inventory of the estate of Ebenezer Chidsey late of East Haven deceased As required by us Abraham Hemingway and Thomas Atiork sworn to the worth


Inventory


*a gun 25/ a hat 6/ 1 ditto 6/ a great Kerey coat 18/ a Kerey belt 9/

£ 04-04-00

*a straight bodied Kerey coat 25/ old ditto 7/ old Kerey vest 4/ a waist coat 5/

£ 02-01-00

*a pr.Kerey breeches 4/ 1 pr of woolen stockings 3/ 1 ditto 2/

£ 00-09-00

*a shirt & two white vests 4/6 a feather bed 8/ feather pillows 9/

£ 02-13-06

*a feather bolster 6/ a silk grass bolster 4/ a coverlid 10/ 1 ditto 10/ peaked ditto 8/ 18/ old ditto /

£ 02-04-00

*a pr sheets 1# a pr small sheets 12/ one sheet of bolster case 2/ two table cloths 3/

£ 02-05-00

*3 linen towles ?/ 2 cotton napkins 6/ a coverlet 4/ 1 ditto 12/

£ 02-01-00

*1 old sheet & pillober 3/ and old bucket 2/ a coverlid 8/ a woolen ditto 18/

£ 01-13-00

*a bolster & pillow 11/ a trundle bedstead cord 6/ a small coverlid 8/ a woolen ditto 16/

£ 02-01-00

*half bick 8/ a Kerey blanket 8/ a feather bed 10# a silk grap 4/

£ 01-15-00

*1 feather bed 10/ a coverlid 10/ 1 ditto 10/ 2 Kerey blankets 20/

£ 02-10-00

*a small bedstead 6/ a small blanket 6/ 4 ditto 2/ a Kerey ditto 10/

£ 01-04-00

*great bedstead matt and cord and valance and curtain

£ 00-14-00

Total

£ 25-14-06

Brought forward, page 373


*1 feather bolster 6/ two pillows 6/ a sheet 6/6 a pillow coat & old sheet 3/

£ 01-01-06

*a chest lock 10/ a box with a lock 8/ a table 6/ 3 chairs 10/ 2 chairs 4/

£ 01-14-00

*a great chair 5/ a bedstead new cord 5/ a great chest 8/ a bed tick & feathers 4/

£ 01-02-00

*a table 6/ a little table1/a dry hhd 4/ barrels & barley 8/ trays meal trough & sieve 14/

£ 01-01-06

*a chest with drawer 14/ 1 chest with lock 3/ a carved box 5/ a ridle 1/6

£ 01-06-06

*plow irons share bolt and cuter [?] 7/ an ax 1/ a trowell 1/ old iron 2/ iron spindle 1/6

£ 00-05-00

*a share & half coulter 8/ a syth 8/ a rope & pigeon nitt [?] 2/ a great wheel

£ 01-05-00

*a little wheel 4/ beans 10/ a ladle 15/ curb bridle 2/ jorse grey 9/ plain bridle 2/

£ 02-02-06

*indian corn 21# tow yarn6/ 9# linen yarn 21/ 1# stoken yarn 3/ 6 woolen 15/ wool 4/

£ 04-19-06

*16# of pewter 1-15/ 11# old pewter 11# pewtery buttery 5 d 2/6

£ 02-17-06

*a tin pan and funnel 201 an iron pot 10/ little iron pot # 8/ iron kettle 13/

£ 01-11-08

*a brass kettle 3#-10/ a frying pan 5/ wooden ware 1/6 4wooden bowles 4/6

£ 04-01-00

*old wooden ware, a trencher and morter2/12 wooden trays 1/6 iron dipping pan 2/6

£ 00-06-00

*a warming pan 12/ a bottle 1/6 a pail 1/6

£ 00-15-00

*a bay horse 5#-10/ a sorrel mare 3#-10/ a bay mare 1/2/101

£ 11-10-00

*a bay colt 30/ 2 calves 1#-12/ a dunn horse 6# a pr steers 5 yr old 18#

£ 19-02-00

*a black cow 3#15/ a red cow 5#10/ a red cow 3# 5/

£ 14-15-00

*a pr steers coming 3 yr old 5# a great pr tongs & fire pail 10/

£ 05-10-00

*fire tongs & pail 6/ a grid iron 2/ a trammel 7/ a file 1/ 6 a pr of syths 1/

£ 00-17-06

*a large Sermon book 6/ two smaller ditto 3/ 2 old large ditto 3/ an old bible

£ 00-15-00

*a pr of a bible & a small book 1/6 a great table 1# an iron kettle 2/ a pail 1/6

£ 01-07-00

*17# of leather 1#-5-6 more leather 2/62 bushels ½beans 15/ ½ bushel beans 2/

£ 02-05-00

*4 sheys 1# 4/ a yoke and irons and bows 5/6 yoke iron 3/6 small chain 7/ large ditto9/

£ 02-09-00

*a half bushel 3/ clevis and bolt 3/ 2 iron wedges 2/

£ 00-10-00

*cart wheels, hoops and boxes and axel tree pins and two small iron pins

£ 02-05-00

*1 bushel 1/4 salt 6/ a narrow ax 7/ 7 swine 6# cart rope 5/__in of barns 510#1 hide 5/

£ 12-07-00

*a fork 2/ a two yr old heifer 30/ a 2 yr old steer 12/

£ 02-04-00

*old tub churn ? meat barrels with other lumber in the celler

£ 00-12-00

*1 looking glass 1/ 6 sheep 2# 12/ dung in the yard 1 # two bags 6/

£ 03-09-00

*the old end house with the barns & south side of the orchard & land of the homestead

£ 50-00-00

*the new ___the house given to Samuel with the south side of the orchard with the river land according to Samuel's deed

£ 50-00-00

*a pasture of land called foots pasture east of the Stony River

£ 15-00-00

*4 acres of land lying by Mews Lane so called

£ 20-00-00

*a piece of land lying up Stony River adjoining to Joseph Holtz land

£ 40-00-00

*about 11 acres of land lying at a place called Chedsey field

£ 60-00-00

*11 acres of land at a place called Davenport Swamp

£ 27-10-00

*9 acres of meadow in Solitary Cave 8 # paire

£ 72-00-00

*11 acres of lane given to John Chedsey southward to the road leaving from East Haven to Davenport farm

£ 27-10-00

*a lot of land on the land rock about 5 acres 10# a lot of land about 9 acres 14#

£ 15-10-00

*2 acres of land near bull swamp so called

£ 05-00-00

*a piece of land lying cross pyers brook

£ 30-00-00

*a small piece of land 3/4 of an acre near the mill hill by Stony River

£ 01-00-00

*a piece of land to be laid out 6# 2 acres of land near the bloomery hock

£ 08-10-00

*a small right of land at the stables

£ 00-12-00

Total

£582-13-08

* What John Chedsey hath recorded towards his portion

£ 45-14-07

*What Elizabeth Chedsey hath recieved towards her portion

 £22-14-11

*this is set down in the deeds book as delivered to each of them


Vol. 5, page 379

 Abraham Chidsey administrator of the estate of Ebenezer Chidsey late of New Haven deceased produced in court a power from the general assembly of the Colony held in Hartford May last paid enabling him to administrate to make & sale of so much of the real estate of the deceased as shall amount to 55 £ with additional charges the same to be presented by the decesion of the judge of this court whereby the administrators is directed to make sale to the highest bidder the pasture called foots pasture east of Romys river a lot of land lying on Pond Rock about five acres and a lot about nine acres and if those respective parcels have failed as fully answering said sum with necessary charges of sale then to make sale of the pitch of land at fully to answer the whole and that the sale be duly attended that the said administration give public notice notice thereof at least 15 days before the day of sale and of the doings therein to make return to this court.

At the Court of Probate atg New Haven July 7th 1727

Present Joseph Whiting Esq. Judge

John Prow , Clerk

Thomas Aback}      Appraisers

Abram Hemingway}


 *advanced towards the settlement of  Elizabeth a black colt     

£ 01-10-00

Abraham Chedsey administrator sworn in court


 test Joseph Whiting clerk .....debts due the estate....

 ½ 01-06-02

makes the inventory  

 £ 593-19-10

Vol. 5, page 414


Abraham Chidsey administrator on the estate of Ebenezer Chidsey late of New Haven deceased exhibited to addendum the inventory of the deceased estate ½ an acre of land lying in Foots Pasture and apprized before 3 £ also profits in the sale of Great Pasture meadow of the General court which was Apr 12nd at 2 £ and sold at £ 60 to wit £ 15 which two sums added is 18 £ said administrator further to the inventory for profits on the estate by rents of land and meadow the year past £ 6-11-0 also by what remains in said administrators hands of the £ 12 layed aside in May 1727 for keeping the widow until the £ 1 next following what of is not expended £ 4-0 so that the whole inventory is £ 609-14-10  Debts exhibited & allowed May 1727, £ 12-14-3 and charged of administration allowed £ 35-9-10 so administrators exhibited debts rated lined the former allowances £ 7-18-4 also loss in said estate valued in Indian corn 20/6 in leather 7/6 in beans 7/ loss in the whole 35/ charges of administration now allowed £ 10-7-6 was allowed in May last to the widow in case the debt excedes the moveable estate £ 21-13-6 so that the sums of the debts and  allowances aforesaid are £ 199-16-5 which being abated from the sum of the inventory remains £ 109-16-5 which sums on motion of the administrator  is ordered by this court to be divided 1/3 to the widow in the real estate only during her natural life and 1/3 part in the personal estate for ever and the  remainder with the administrator for settlement made to the children while living by the intestate to John £ 15-17-7 to Elizabeth £ 24-4-4 to be  divided into 6 equal parts two where of to the legal representatives of the eldest son and a single share to the others of the children or such as legally represents them which rule yields to the widow £ 136-12-12 to the legal representatives of the eldest son £ 144-6-8 and to each other child or representive as aforesaid £ 57-3-4 freeholders apointed to divide the same are John Denison Samuel Smith Samuel Hotchkiss they being first sworn thereonto and a return of this doing thereon made unto this court.


Vol. 5, page 454

Abraham Chidsey administrator of the estate of Ebenezer Chidsey late if New Haven deceased exhibited a further debt of 4/6 and that the was sundry glass bottles omitted in the inventory which the children took and paid the debt aforesaid with all and declaring before  this court that all the debts due to and from the estate he had gathered & payed and moving for a Quietue est of upon said estate the same is granted and the bonds given discharged said Abraham Chidsey desiring the division of said estate formally made by free holders may be put upon record the same is allowed.

Vol. 5, page 456

A division of the estate of Mr. Ebenezer Chidsey as items divided by the subscribers this 20th day of February 1727 on being first sworn according to law.                

The widow's thirds


A right in the homestead £ 50  4 acres land at the Plain lot

   £ 70-00-00

a right in a lot on Stony River

   £ 14-09-03

land on Pond Rock

     £ 15-10-00

 a right in the Salt meadow on the north side of the meadow

   £ 37-10-0

  Total

 £137-07-04

 To Elizabeth by agreement

 £ 21-04-11

 2 acres & ½ of the land near Bule Swamp

     £ 05-00-00

 2 acres land at the Bloomory L 2-10   a right in lot on Stony River

   £ 28-00-09

Total

   £ 57-05-08

To John Chidsey's representatives

  

a right in the ferry field per advancement  

 £ 45-14-07

 a right in the Salt meadow next to the widow

   £ 13-16-03

11 acres of land near John Russells

  £ 27-10-00

11 acres of land near Danford Swamp

  £  27-10-00

  Total

  £ 114–10-00

 Samuel Chidsey's representatives


part of a right in the homestead

  £ 50-00-00

 a piece of lane lying in foots pasture lying adjoining to Doctor Austin

  £ 03-00-00

a right in a lot Caleb Chidsey field adjoining to land formerly Doakin Austins

£ 04-05-00

 Total

£ 57-05-08

Isaac Chidsey's part


a piece of land at Pipers Brooke

      £ 30-00-00

a piece of land not layed out

    £ 06-00-00

a right in the Salt meadow at the south end of the meadow

    £ 22-05-08

Total   

£ 57-05-08

Abigail Chidsey's part

      £ 55-14-04

 3/4 acres of land  by the Mill Hill £ 1  land in Chedsey field so called a right in the old Indian field

  £ 00-11-06

Total

£ 57-05-10

 John Denison

 Samuel Smith  

 Samuel Hotchkiss  


 free holders

 under oath