Inventory of Belthaser Berg

Franklin County
January Term A.D. 1860
Pages 471-472

An inventory of the personal estate of Belthaser Berg, deceased, taken by John Berg administrator and appraised by John F. Cooley and John Hardin.

Description of the Property Value
1 1 clock 2.00x
2 1 watch 5.00x
3 looking glass .25x
4 1 bureau 4.00x
5 1 chamber stove 1.00x
6 6 windsor chairs 2.50
7 2 picture frames 2.50
8 1 shot gun, double barl 6.00x
9 1 senkle barl shot gun .50
10 1 beden and bed stede 10.00x
11 2 beden and bed stede 10.00x
12 1 table and bench 1.00x
13 watch case .25x
14 1 whet stone .10
15 2 shlats .10
16 2 razors .25
17 1 pistol .50
18 1 tol box (shoemaker) .10
19 2 coverlets 6.00
20 1 beden bed 6.00x
21 1 bedstead hede .25
22 3 home made chairs .30x
23 2 bottle 2 flatirons .30
24 1 little spinning wheel 1.00x
25 cobeard and ware 1.50x
26 half bushel measure .25
27 tin ware and bottles .25x
28 3 sacks .25x
29 scales and weigh .25x
30 tin ware .25x
31 4 okers (augers) 1.00
32 1 iron wetch .30
34 Honsknife box and sifter 1.25
35 bullet mold & kniper .10
36 certer skamen knifes horn boles stamper .75
37 1 brass kittle 1.60x
38 2 hand irons .50x
39 butter churn 2.00x
40 line and post ax .25
41 1 saddle and morton glass .75
42 hammer & hatchet .20
43 fro and stone hamer .50
44 1 grub ho .50
45 old wagon iron and ax .25
46 1 spin wheel and whrel .25x
47 1 wagon sheet .50
48 1 tol chest .50
49 1 cross cut saw 2.00
50 size and two sneaths .50
51 3 tin buckets and 1 pan .75x
52 1 wash pan stainer knife .25x
53 1 coppet kittle 2.00
54 1 slop bucket .10
55 grindstone .10
56 1 water bucket .15x
57 1 cooking stove and ware 1.00
58 coppet and mush pot .50
59 2 kittle 1.50
60 1 wash board and churn .10
61 1 shuffel, 3 pot hook, trample .50
62 cofee mill & stu pan .30
63 2 pots .50
64 4 bushel of salt 1.00x
65 5 crocks .05x
66 3 cherry drier .10x
67 sausage block .25
68 1 lader .50x
69 2 wash tubs .20
70 span saw .25x
71 1 tub and bol .15
72 wining blade .10x
73 2 sickels .25
74 1 foot ax .75
75 plow irons .25
76 tin pan and iron .20
77 hand saw and chissel .35
78 5 barrel .50
79 bread tray .25x
80 3 maps 1 history 1.00
81 bedstead .10
82 4 swarms of bees 10.00
83 3 hoes and shufel shere .50
84 work bench 1.00
85 7 barrels .75
86 1 meat tup .50
87 strip willow 1.00x
88 2 white paint, lot of jugs .75
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88 1 duck .05
89 Buckley bed .25
90 bucket stone hammer, shufel, steel trap .20
91 1 barrel .25
92 1 keg .50x
93 8 krocks .25x
94 lumber at 1.25 a hundred 3.75
95 old wagon .50
96 wood bed .50
97 brest chain .75
98 hill side plow 10.00
99 old frame wagon bed 1.00
100 peacock plow #5 4.00
101 shaven horse .25
102 2 shafen knife .75
103 neck yoke .25
104 double tree and sinkle tree 1.00
105 1 sinkle & cleves .25
106 1 slet .25
107 1 two horse spring wagon 35.00
108 2 plows .25
109 wheel bar .15
110 2 lader .10
111 1 slay 3.00
112 3 forks 1.00
113 1 mall .25
114 1 scop shofel .10
115 1 com, 1 barrel .50
116 fanning mill 8.00
117 thrashing flail and sift .15
118 two horse wagon and bed 40.00
119 1 log chain 2.00
120 1 rose cow 16.00x
121 1 pinch cow 14.00
123 1 spot cow 14.00x
124 1 dun fork .20
125 buggy harness 3.00
126 1 wagon gears 3.00
127 2 wagon gears 1.25
128 two back bands .75
129 two bridle nek straps 1.00
130 lines 1.00
131 collar and hitching .25
132 1 bay mare 80.00
133 1 bay mare colt 40.00
134 1 two horse gears and bridle 3.50
135 1 bay horse 100.00x
136 wheat 200 bu (widow 40 bu) 120.00x
137 rye 10 bushels 4.00
138 oats at 45 bushel14 bushels 6.30x
139 crout cutter .50
140 2 spining wheel .50
141 old iron and gun .10
142 wool at 30 a pound 6 lbs 1.90x
143 carpet rags .37
144 beans at 75 a bushel bu .37x
145 lot yarn .50
146 two hackels 1.00
147 2 chest 1.00x
148 tea kettle .25
149 sausage cuter chisel knife caster .25
150 buckwheat .25
151 little chest .10
152 2 boxes, bottles three boards .15
153 1 sickle .37
154 1 clover hay at 3.00 dollars a tun (2 ton) 6.00x
155 2 clover hay at 4.00 dollars a tun 4.00
156 barley at 25 a bushel, 25 bu 10.00
157 corn at 35 a bushel, 20 bush 7.50
158 3 head of hogs 1st lot 9.00x
159 3 head of hogs 2nd lot 6.00
160 3 pigs 1.00x
161 1 harrow 2.50
162 book case .30x
163 stilyards .50
164 quilt frame .20
165 one third of a cutting box 3.00
166 1 stack of hay 6.00
167 chicken 1.50 per doz 3.00x
168 8 acres of corn in field at 4 dollars 32.00
169 1 shufel plow 2.00
170 3 bells .75
171 1 heifer calf 3.00x
12 sheep (Widow 5) 12.00x
1 note of hand on Henry Berg 70.00
[total] $712.51

July 29, 1858
John F. Cooley
John Hardin appraisers

Received of John Berg administrator of the estate of Belthaser Berg, deceased, my late husband the articles charged to me in the foregoing inventory. (x)
August 14th 1858
Maria Christina Berg


Last modified 11 May 2005