About Samuel EELLS
From his father's will:
Item. I Give unto my Son Sam" : Eells besides what I have given before, all y" Reft of my Land in the Hill Lott, so Called, and Barn Lott, so Called, & all my Land below the Hill & all my Swamp Land & my Sword to him & his Heirs for ever, also my Coat & Waftcoat w"": the Silver Buttons & my silver Shoe Buckells & gold Buttons & all the pewter Dishes y' was his Mothers marked with T. O.
...the Reft of my Estate to be equally divided between my three Sons Sam": Eells, John Eells, Nath": Eells, & that my Ex'": receive & pay my juft Debts : and I do hereby appoint my three Sons Sam":, John & Nath": to be the Ex: of this my laft Will & Testam*: In witnefs y' this is my laft Will & Testam*: I have hereunto set my Hand & Seal in Miford Ocf: 28"": 1752. new Stile
Source:"The Eells family of Dorchester, Massachusetts : in the line of Nathaniel Eells of Middleton, Connecticut, 1633-1821 : with notes on the Lenthall family"