(New London County Court Files, of 1703)
"1703. The Constable to summon Capt. Thomas Avery of Saybrook to answer Benjamin Lord of the same, for, and in behalf of himself as a lawful attorney for his brothers and sisters. James Lord, Susanna Lord, (relict and Admtx) of her late husband Samuel Lord, late of Saybrook, *John Hobson in the right of his wife Dority and Daniel Lord and John Maltby and right of his wife Hannah, and Elizabeth Lord, lawfully begotten of the body of our honored mother Lydia Lord, as legatees of their honored father Mr. William Lord, late of Saybrook, by his last will in September 1703." *(Lord Monograph by Mrs. Salisbury gives this name as "Hopson" - which is evidently correct).
(Branford Rec. Vol. IV, p. 246)
"Sept. 30, 1713. Henry Cook of Branford deeds to John Maltbie of Saybrook, 'for good causes and considerations,' land in Branford."
The will of John Maltby is dated "Mar. 11, 1727, recorded and proved Sept. 12-1727." He mentions: Wife Hannah and children, John; Nathaniel; Hannah; Mary; Jane and Dorothy. He gave each of his daughters a share in his mansion house, gave his Cooper's tools and shop; Malt house; tub and haircloth, etc. Amount of estate # 459-17-2. His wife Hannah was executrix. Samuel Willard witnessed John's will. He was a son of John Maltby's step-mother, by her 1st husband, Josiah Willard. Samuel Willard resided in Saybrook. The will was probated at Guilford. The compiler has never seen a copy.
Children of John and Hannah (Lord) Maltby. III.10. John Maltby, b. Sept. 10, 1698. (Saybrook Rec.) Vol. II, p.34. III.11. Nathaniel Maltby, b. Dec. 29, 1700 " " Vol. II, p.34. III.12. William " b. July 6, 1703 " " Vol. II, p.34.
(Not living 1727 when John made his will). III.13. Hannah Maltby, b. Sept. 18, 1704 (Saybrook Rec.) Vol. II, p.540. III.14. Mary " b. July 18, 1708 " " " " " III.15. Jane " b. May 1710 " " " " " III.16. Dorothy " b. April 20, 1715 " " " " "
Note. In 1730, the executrix of John Maltby's will is mentioned as "Hannah Hodgkin." Ralph D. Smith wrote: "John's widow mar. Joseph Hodg- kin." Another record reads: "John's widow, Hannah, mar. Jan. 17, 1730, Abraham Hodgkin."
II.4. Mary Maltby, b. May 1, 1672, New Haven. (William 1). She joined the Church at Branford, in June, 1689. At this time she would have been seventeen years of age. She is not mentioned in her father's will, 1710, and is supposed to have died young.
II.5. Capt. William Maltby, b. Jan. 9, 1673. (William 1). Born at New Haven, Conn. He resided in New Haven previous to 1700, and, from the following record, evidently lived on the corner of Water and Union