Elizabeth Gant Inventory

Franklin County
May Term AD 1839
Pages 187-190

State of Indiana, Franklin County. This is a true list of the goods, chattles, rights, credits, monies and effects of the estate of Elizabeth Gant, dec'd late of said County this 10th day of February A.D. 1838

crock and oven 0.50
2 skillets .62
tea kettle and shovel 0.75
2 buckets and pan 1.25
2 small tin pans, tin buckets .87
4 tin cups 0.50
tea pot and sugar bowl 1.00
2 pan, strainer, tea cannister &c 0.75
reflector and coffee pot 2.00
3 smoothing irons, vials, pep jar? 1.00
knives and spoons 0.25
4 boles 0.50
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plate pt set 0.50
old plates .37
4 red plates 0.50
saucers & cups 0.25
1 cream mug glass ware 0.50
1 pitcher 0.50
1 lot of small bottles 0.50
3 crocks .37
2 stone pots .37
2 crocks & jars 0.50
1 jug & pitcher .31
bread basket & 0.50
1 jar and molasses .62
lard & kan 3.00
oven & lead & hooks 1.00
1 coffee mill 0.50
file & strap .12
bees wax, brush, com[b] and books 1.25
1 kettle and hooks 1.75
3 bread bowls 1.00
jar and apples and bucket .87
coper kettle 1.75
brass kettle 1.87
keg, basket & broom .18 3/4
2 small bottles 0.50
2 large bottles .31
dish pins & needles? .37
cradle 0.50
table 1.00
and irons .37
5 chairs, 2 chairs, 3 chairs 1.25
sugar and kan .87
stand and cover 2.50
flax and thread .37
looking glass 0.75
1 bridle 1.50
side saddle 6.00
bureau 16.00
yarn and thread and bag 3.00
trunnel bed stead 1.50
feather bed and tick 2 sheets --tran? 9.00
fancy post bed stead 4.00
feather bed, straw tick, 2 sheets, 2 pillows 10.00
fancy post bed stead 4.50
feather bed, straw tick, 2 sheets, 2 pillows 12.50
2 quilts 4.00
2 quilts 5.00
2 quilts 4.50
2 quilts 3.75
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1 quilt and spread 3.50
1 blanket 2.00
1 blanket 3.00
1 blanket 2.00
1 blanket 3.00
1 cover lid 4.50
1 cover lid 4.50
1 cover lid 4.50
2 double cover lids 20.00
1 was tub .37
widow wearing apparel 33.81
mens wearing apparel 18.18 3/4
widows band box, bonnet & caps 6.50
7 pillow slips 1.25
hand towels and window blinds 0.25
table cloths 1.43 3/4
book, muslin ribbon 2.25
coffee & tea .68 3/4
willow basket 1.00
window sash & glass 0.50
2 bags 0.50
salt and barrel 2.25
wire sieve .37
pork & barrel 15.75
1 salt barrel .12
churn & pickels 0.50
soap & keg 0.25
salt barrel .12
1 big wheel and reel 1.25
mantle clock 16.00
corn supposed to be 6 bushels 2.25
1 horse 55.00
1 brown cow 15.00
1 speckled cow 16.00
black & white 12.00
brindle heifer 11.00
1 white calf, fowls 12 each 2.50
1 ax 1.50
snath irons .18 3/4
button mods .12
corner cupboard 8.00
little wheels 1.50
coperas and jug .18 3/4
loom gears, 1 spool rack and all the apperatus 4.00
1 broad hoe .37
1 cider barrel 0.25
1 kettle 2.00
1 kettle 2.00
potatoes $1 per bushel quantity not known  
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green apples 25 per bushel quantity not known  
11 shoats 11.00
6 hogs, 5 hogs & 1 sow & 3 pigs 15.00
3 sows? 10.00
16 sheep & 3 lambs 32.00
corn supposed to be 175 bushels .37 per bushel 65.62
17 dozen of wheat suppsed to be 5 bushels 3.12
sheaf oats quantity not known, 25 per doz  
money on hand 39.62
1 due bill on George Berry bearing ten per cent interest until paid 80.00
1 note on Atwell Jackman 12 months after date. Dated Sept. 16, AD 1837 2.06
1 note on Reuben Cooley 9 months after date. Dated Sept 16, AD 1837 19.43 3/4
1 note on David F. Cooley, 9 months after date. Dated Sept 16th AD 1837 11.43 3/4
1 note on David F. Cooley, 9 months after date. Dated Sept 10th AD 1837 3.00
1 note on William West dated the 15th April 1837 34.00
1 pocket books .12
  $335.05 3/4

Be it remember that on the 14th day of February 1838 personally appeared before me the undersigned a Justice of the Peace of said County, Thomas Shank and George B. Cox, two respectable freeholders in the neighborhood where Elizabeth Gant deceased late of said County formerly resided. appraisers of the foregoing property who being by me duly sworn on their oaths solemnly say that the foregoing appraisement of the goods & chattles belonging to the estate of Elizabeth Gant deceased is just and true to the best of their knowledge and belief and further they say not. Sworn to and subscribed before me this 14th day of February 1838, John Wynn Justice of the Peace.
Thos Shank
G. B. Case



Last Updated on 11/19/99