John Gant Inventory

Franklin County
November Term 1838
Pages 72-74

The State of Indiana, Franklin County Estate of John Gant, deceased. The following is a inventory of the goods, Chattles, and effects of John Gant, late of said County deceased, taken by Isaac Soper administrator of said estate with the assistance of Thomas Milholland and Joseph Wynn appraisers called and duly sworn for that purpose with the valuation annexed.

1 sorrel horse 30.00
1 gray horse 65.00
6 sheep 1st choice appraised at 1.75 each [10.50]
5 sheep 2nd choice appraised at 1.37 each [6.87]
5 sheep 3rd choice appraised at 1.25 each [6.25]
1 brown cow 8.00
1 white & brown cow 10.00
1 red & white cow 9.00
1 red & white cow 9.50
2 bulls 14.00
1 white & black heifer 3.25
1 red heifer 2.75
1 small bull 2.25
3 calves 4.00
1 shite sow 3.50
1 black & white sow & 2 pigs 4.00
1 white sow & 7 pigs 7.00
1 shite sow & 7 pigs 5.00
1 waggon 70.00
gears, line &c 7.50
1 No. 3 Peacock Plough 7.00
2 hoes 1.00
1 shovel plough, singletree & ring 1.75
1 shovel plough, singletree & ring 1.25
1 fish spear .37
3 bee stands .12
1 stew kettle and led 0.50
1 iron wedge, plow & reins? & old bridle 0.50
1 inch auger & 1 5/8 inch auger & 1 hammer .62
1 cider barrel .37
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1 stone hammer & trowel 1.00
3 barrels & some soap .37
1 crock & grease .06
1 waggon cover 0.50
1 salt barrel, fish barrel (including salt & fish) 2.50
1 meat barrel & meat, 1 pickle [barrel] & pickles 5.00
1 pitch fork 0.50
1 b? &c 1.50
1 meat barrel & old cover 0.75
1 oven & lid and bucket .62
1 wooden bucket .37
1 copper kettle 1.25
1 small brass kettle 1.00
1 chopping axe 1.00
1 kettle & hooks 1.25
1 kettle & hooks 1.25
1 wash tub & wash board 0.50
some wheat in sheaf 2.00
some oats in sheaf 5.00
1 basket .12
1 barrel & tub .06
1 old bridle .12
1 lot of corn supposed to be 600 bushels @ 20 [120.00]
1 kettle & bail 0.75
1 side saddle & bridle 3.00
1 saddle 5.00
1 large spinning wheel 0.50
1 rocking cradle 0.25
2 jugs .18 3/4
1 box & dried apples 1.50
1 demmajon 0.75
1 sugar can 0.25
1 stone jar & pickles 0.25
1 box .06
some side & upper leather .62
harness leather 1.50
1 whip 0.25
1 wheel & reel 0.25
some flax & toe .37
some nails 0.75
1 small keg 0.05
1 half bushel, bag & tin pan 0.25
1 wire sive 0.25
wearing apparel of deceased 15.00
1 small bell .06
1 meal bag & 3 chair frames .37
3 smoothing irons .37
7 pieces of meat 1.75
1 tea pot .37
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tin ware 0.50
delfware 0.75
knives & forks, spoons & cups 0.25
4 crocks .12
2 crocks, and a pickling jar 0.25
1 corner cupboard 2.50
1 earthen churn 0.05
1 brass candle stick .12
1 coffe mill 0.25
1 oven, tea kettle & skillet 0.75
1 looking glass .37
1 breakfast table 0.50
1 mantle clock 7.50
1 bureau & cloth 8.00
3 bottles .37
1 bedstead, bed & bedding 8.00
1 trundle bedstead, bed & bedding 0.75
1 bedstead, bed & bedding 7.00
1 candle stand 0.50
4 chairs & 1 small chair 0.50
1 bible, Pike's arithmetick, & life of Black Hawk 0.50
1 work basket and band box 0.25
1 steeliard 0.50
andirons & fire shovel 0.50
lard can & crock 1.00
1 pocket book 0.25
1 razor, shaving box & brushes .12
1 spelling book & ink stand .12
1 saddle girth 0.10
10 vials and one almanack .18 3/4
some cotton & woolen yarn 0.75
1 sheet & 2 quilts 1.00

Given under our hands this 29th day of February A.D. 1836
Thos. Milholland,
Joseph Wynn, appraisers

To the above is added the following to wit
$105.31 in money 105.31
1 note on William West and John C. Johnston for $158.33 1/3 payable Apl 11, 1836 without int 158.33 1/3
1 note on William West and John C. Johnston for $158.33 1/3 payable Apl 11, 1837 without interest 158.33 1/3
1 note on George Millspaugh & Prince Jenkins for $25. Payable March 2, 1836 at ten percent from date dated March 2, 1835 25.00



Last Updated on 11/16/1999