Britton Gant Inventory

Franklin County
November Term 1838
Page 83-86

The following is a bill of the personal property of Britton Gant dec'd appraised by Joseph Wynn and Reuben Cooley, May 29, 1837

1 yoke of Cattle 60.00
3 sugar kettles 4.62
2 calves 10.00
1 colt 20.00
1 old blind mare 2.50
1 side of leather 2.37
1 lot of wool 3.60
1 hand saw & lot of augers 1.25
1 pair of sheep shears .62
1 broad axe 2.00
1 loom and aperatus 6.00
1 frow and iron wedge 1.00
1 lot of wheat 7.50
1 grubbing hoe & shaping knife 1.12
1 lot of bacon 14.00
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2 lots of salt & casks 1.00
1 mowing sythe and lot of grass? 4.50
1 ot of lard, barrel & potatoes 1.50
1 waggon and tar bucket 22.00
2 log chains 4.25
1 cow & calf 17.00
1 lot of sheep 9.00
1 lot of hogs 50.00
1 mare 50.00
1 harrow 3.50
1 heifer 10.00
1 lot of axes & hoes 3.25
1 lot of ploughs & fish gig 3.62
1 lot of corn 54.68 3/4
1 fanning mill 5.00
2 pair of hames &c 0.50
2 tar kegs 1.12
1 slide 1.00
2 sickles .37
1 hay fork 0.75
1 set of double trees 1.00
1 spade .43
1 lot of old iron & halter chain 0.50
1 lot of pilled Jeenes 6.50
1 lot of pilled cloth 16.00
1 lot of sugar 8.00
1 lot of geese 2.06
the wearing apparel of dec'd 25.00
another old axe .37
1 lot of linen 2.25
2 stands of bees 3.00
1 lot of shingles .62
1 side saddle 8.00
1 cross cut saw 2.00
1 lot of flax 1.50
2 gums 0.50
1 lot of f? 2.00
1 hatchel 1.00
1 razor & strap 0.50
1 barrel of vinegar 1.75
3 baskets .37
1 pair of steeliards 2.00
Amount of personal subject testate and not disposed of by the will $466.03 3/4

The following is an inventory of the personal property of Britton Gant, dec'd willing by said decedent to his widow, Mary Gant

1 pair andirons 1.50
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2 smoothing irons 0.50
2 small brass kettles 3.50
1 large brass kettle 8.00
1 skillet & led .62
1 bake oven & lid 0.50
1 tea kettle 0.50
1 bake oven & lid 1.25
1 kettle 2.25
1 pot 0.75
1 fire shovel 0.75
1 small kettle .87
1 flour barrel .87
1 washing tub 0.50
2 water buckets, 1 @ 50 and the other @ 25 0.75
1 bread tray @ .37 & 3 meal bags .75 1.12
1 large spinning wheel 2.00
3 small spinning wheels 3.50
1 other large spinning wheel 0.75
1 cag .50, & 1 churn .18 3/4 .68 3/4
1 table & cloths 4.25
1 lot of books 1.56
2 knotted sheets & table cloth 3.50
1 plough & gears 4.50
another plough & gears 9.00
5 head of sheep 5.00
5 hogs 20.00
2 head of horses 120.00
1 pair of cards .12
1 bread tray .18 3/4 & 2 pewter dishes .37 .56
3 jars .56
1 bed stead 1.00
2 barrels .62
2 old churns .12
1 old barrel .12
1 pair of pot hooks .37
2 cows 38.00
1 trammel 1.25
3 sets of window curtain .62
2 willow bskets & 1 tin box .37
1 inkstand & 1 saddle & 1 pair of reins .12
1 reel 1.00
1 large pork barrel 1.00
8 chairs 3.50
1 stand, table & oil cloth 1.25
1 brass clock 50.00
1 bureau & oil cloth 10.00
1 corner cupboard 6.00
1 chest 0.50
1 bed & bedding & bedstead 25.00
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1 trunk 2.00
2 band boxes 0.75
1 demajon .87 & 1 jug .12 1.00
1 tub 0.50
1 lot of wool containing 15 lbs @ .37/lb 5.62
1 bedstead, bed & bedding & curtains 24.50
1 bed & bedding & curtains 18.50
another bedstead, bed & bedding & curtain 19.00
1 tin pan .50, 1 candlestand .500, 1 coffe mill .25 1.25
1 lot of glass ware 0.75
2 jugs .31
1 looking glass .62
1 reflector 0.15
1 lot of tin ware 10.43 3/4
1 set of cupboard ware 3.62
1 pair candle moles .12
another lot of bedcloath 37.00
personal property taken by widow as per will 458.62



Last Updated on 11/16/1999