Inventory of Benjamin Flood

Franklin County
September Term AD 1850
Pages 334-337

[Estate of Benjamin Flood] to be exhibited to them to the best of their judgement and abilitys, Stephen S. Harrell, Samuel Howell, affirmed and subscribed by the said Samuel Howell also sworn and Subscribed by the Stephen S. Harrell before me this 22d day of June 1847 John. F. Dickerson,

1 bed and bedding 8.00x
1 stand of curtains 1.00x
1 bedstead 3.00x
1 bureau 4.00x
1 brass mantle clock 9.00x
1 stand .50x
1 rocking chair .75x
1 bed & beding & bedstead 6.50x
1 bed & beding & bedstead 5.00x
1 big wheel .50x
1 reel .10x
doz. Chairs 1.50x
1 settee 1.25x
1 bureau 1.00x
1 looking glass .10x
1 kitchen table .50x
1 breakfast table .25x
1 cooking stove & apperatus 10.00x
1 copper kettle 4.50x
1 iron tea kettle .25x
1 oven & bail .50
1 skillet & lid .50
1 skillet & lid .12
1 oven & bail .20x
1 fire shovel .10x
1 small skillet .10x
cupboard ware 3.12x
5 chairs .37x
3 smoothing irons .37x
window curtains .50x
continued over 65.15
30 yds of common flannel @ 50 per yd 15.00x
10yds Blanketing @50 per yd 5.25x
2 jugs and a sugar box .25x
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1 looking glass .10
1 woman's saddle .50x
2 table oil cloths .40x
1 big wheel .06x
1 keg of nails 5.60x
12 twilled bags new 4.00x
1 barrell .02x
9 bags old .50x
1 vinegar keg .50x
1 flour barrell .06x
1 bedstead .62x
1 spinning wheel .50x
1 iron kettle & bail 1.25x
1 iron kettle & bail 1.75x
20 crocks 1.00x
1 meal seive .10x
1 pine churn .75x
1 pickle tub .40x
1 lard tub .30x
1 wash tub 1.00x
1 slop barrell .15x
1 wash tub .25x
1 wash board .06x
1 cider barrell .06x
3/4 barrell salt .60x
1 cheese hoop on this stand .03x
1 milk tin, strainer (4065?) last .37
1 crib of corn supposed to be 320 @ 25 per bushel 80.00
1 crib of corn supposed to be 25 per bushel 15.00
1 slop bucket .12
560 feet of poplar plank @ $1 per hd 5.60
1 lot of wheat in the sheaf supposet to be 100 bu @ 75 per bu 75.00
1 saddle, bridle & martingale 5.00
1 work bench & screw .25
continued over 240.97
of 18 acres of wheat growing in the field to be cut and put in the shocks supposed to be worth $2.25 per acre 20.25
of 10 acres of wheat growing in the field to be cut and put in the shocks @ $2 per acre 12.00
of 12 acres of corn in the field to be delivered at the crib in the husk 12.00
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of 13 acres of corn in the ground to be delivered at the crib in the husk 39.00
12 acres of corn in the ground 70.00
of 1 lot of potatoes 2.00
of acre of oats in the shock 1.00
1 stack of hay 1.00
1 clothes line .12
1 iron 10 gallon kettle .62
1 lot of irons 1.00
1 slate .10
1 tin bucket .10
1 wooden bucket .20
1 reflector .05
1 riding bridle .06
1 griddle .05
1 new 2 horse wagon & cover 95.00b
1 1 horse Peacock plough 4.00
1 1 horse Peacock plough 4.75b
1 cultivator 2.00
1 shovel plough 4.75b
1 cross cut saw 2.50b
1 scythe & cradle .50b
1 chopping axe .75b
1 chopping axe .35b
1 scoop shovel .50b
2 round pointed shovels .60b
1 grubbing hoe .25b
continued 313.40
2 weeding hoes .30b
1 scythe & hangings .50b
1 hand saw .50b
1 cutting knife .15b
2 augers .05b
1 log chain 2.25b
1 pair trace chains 1.00b
2 pair hames .25b
4 clevices & 1 ring 1.00b
1 doz harrow teech 1.00b
1 iron wedge .37
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1 double tree, 2 single trees .25b
1 pr of breeching .75b
1 2 horse plough, double & singletrees 1.25b
1 wheat fan 3.00b
1 iron pitch fork .12b
1 set 2 horse waggon harness 12.50b
1 yellow mare 3 years old 50.00b
1 dappled grey mare 7 years old 65.00b
19 hogs 95.00b
2 shoats 2.00b
1 white sow, 7 pigs, 7.00x
1 white sow, 7 pigs, 7.00b
17 head of sheep @ 75 per head 12.75b
1 dun milch cow 15.00x
1 red cow 12.00b
1 red cow & calf 14.00x
1 red & white heifer 5.00b
1 light red heifer 5.00b
1 yearling bull 5.00b
1 grindstone .12b
$15 on the State Bank of Indiana 15.00
1 note of $7 on William Flood 7.00
  $434.12

[notes not transcribed]

Be it remembered that on the 7th day of July A.D. 1847, personally appeared before me, John M. Johnston, clerk of the Franklin Probate Court for this County aforesaid, James Flood, executor of the last will and testament of Benjamin Flood, late of said County deceased, and being duly sworn deposeth and saith that the annexed inventory is in all respects just and true and containing a full statement of all the property, judgments, notes, other securities, debts and accounts in favor of the estate of the said deceased which have come to his knowledge and of all the moneys, bank bills and other circulating mediums that have come into his hands belonging to the estate of the said deceased. James Flood. Sworn and subscribed before me, 7th day of July A.D. 1847, John M. Johnston, P.C.F. C.

x = widow's selection

b = bequest to Thomas



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