Inventory of William Ferguson

Franklin County
July Term AD 1856
Pages 8-9 (NS3)
An inventory of the personal estate of William Ferguson, dec'd, taken by Joseph Welsh, executor and appraised by John Faucett and Henry D. Wehr.
1 Bed & bedstead 12.00
1 Bed & bedstead 12.00
1 Bed & bedstead 11.00
1 red and blue coverlet 8.00
2 white & blue coverlets 8.00
2 woolen blankets 5.00
4 blankets, wool 7.00
4 bed quilts 2.00
1 bed quilt 2.50
1 sheet .35
1 bed spread .50
3 harrows 18.00
1 sow & 6 pigs 6.00
1 open sow 5.00
5 shoats 6.25
2 shoats 1.00
1 milk cow 7 years old 18.00
1 cow 5 years old 18.00
1 cow 2 years old 12.00
1 heifer, 2 years old 15.00
2 red heifers 18.00
3 spring calves 9.00
1 mare and colt 65.00
1 2 year old colt 100.00
7 sheets 2.80
4 figured table clothes 2.00
3 white table clothes 3.00
1 quilt not quilted 1.50
20 pillow slips 2.00
1 lot of books 4.00
1 lot of dishes 2.50
3 glass preserve vessels 1.50
1 pitcher .50
1 bureau 6.00
1 table & oil cloth 4.00
1 stand 1.50
1 mantle clock 3.00
3 candle sticks 1.25
1 tea canister .25
1 large looking glass 3.00
1 pair of window shades 1.00
1 settee 1.50
1 large rocking chair 2.50
1 set green chairs 3.00
1 set red chairs 2.50
1 set odd chairs 2.00
1 new carpet 10.00
1 lot of old carpeting 5.00
1 stand & cover .25
1 small looking glass .30
4 window shades .45
1 bureau 2.00
1 stand & cover .75
1 table & cover .75
1 cooking stove & vessels 3.00
1 kitchen table .25
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1 lot of dishes & bottles 2.00
1 lot of pots and skillets 2.00
1 candlestick and waiter .25
1 set of knives & forks 1.25
1 lot of old knifs & forks .50
1 lot of razors, straps & hones 1.00
2 looking glasses .40
2 pitchers .40
1 slate .30
1 lot of brass ladles & flesh fork .75
3 brass and 1 copper kettle 4.00
1 lot of old crocks 1.50
1 churn .65
1 lot of old tubs .60
1 lot of tinware 1.50
1 large iron kettle 1.00
1 pr small steelyards .25
1 pr small steelyards .25
1 garden hoe & large hoe .50
1 pair of hames .62
1 pr of trace chains 1.10
1 saddle & bridle 2.50
1 lot of old harness 1.50
1 grub hoe 1.25
1 grub hoe .50
1 cross cut saw 1.00
1 hand saw .50
2 augers .40
1 wood saw .50
2 squares .45
3 drawing knives .90
1 gauge & 3 plains .85
1 foot adds .75
2 axes .75
1 work bench .50
1 froe & iron wedge .50
2 chisels .40
1 tar can .15
1 log chain & waggon boxing .50
1 barrel & vinegar 1.50
2 keggs .50
1 lot of old barrels, 10 in number .50
1 meal barrel .25
1 reel & wheel .15
8 bags 1.50
1 molasses barrel .25
1 pair of viz & pinches .20
supposed 85 bus wheat 55.25
1 carrige 25.00
1 lot of hay 28.00
4 doz of oats 1.00
interest in fanning mill 9.00
supposed 60 bu corn 22.20
1 fanning mill .37
3 pitcher forks .50
1 large box .87
1 bag of shelled corn .65
1 curry comb .15
5 1/3 acres of oats to be threshed 30.00
13 acres of corn to be cribed 102.00
cash on hand 34.60
1 note of hand drawn on William F. Furgason to the amount of $150.00 dated April 1, 1850, due one day after date, interest up to this date $29.75 119.75
Account against M. J. Furgason 19.75
Account against Joseph Welsh 2.45
account against Henry D. Wehr 3.47
total $240.02

An inventory of the real estate of William Furgason deceased taken by said executor and appraised by said appraisers
the southwest quarter of Section 1, Town 9, Range 1 West, Situate[d] in Franklin Indiana containing about 158 acres $5,000.00

signed by us this the 22nd day of July 1853
John Faucett
Henry D. Wehr, appraisers
Received of Joseph Welsh, executor of the last will & testament of my late William Furgason, dec'd all the articles & accts in the foregoing inventory except the cash on hands & the accounts against said Welsh, July 25, 1853. Mary Ferguson, widow.


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