Mary Gant Inventory

Franklin County
November Term AD 1841
Brookville Township
Page 543-545

The following is an inventory of the personal property belonging to the estate of Mary Gant, dec'd appraised by Isaac Soper and Reuben Cooley

1 horse 60.00
1 horse or another horse 57.50
2 cows 27.00
1 steer 7.00
2 calves 4.00
1 lot of hogs 22 in no. 82.00
1 lot of corn 70.00
1 lot of oats 46.50
1 lot of wheat 18.00
1 waggon 37.50
1 pr of waggon geers including lines & bridles 15.00
2 riding bridles 1.50
2 barrels and pine box 1.00
1 lot containing rake, pitchfork & whip 0.62
1 sled 2.00
2 ploughs 3.75
1 scythe & cradle 1.25
1 lot containing slop bucket & hames 0.25
2 axes 2.12
1 sugar kettle & bale 1.50
1 small pot 0.37
1 large brass kettle 4.00
2 small brass kettles 2.00
1 wash tub & cag 0.31
2 bake ovens 1.00
4 water buckets 1.00
1 lot cotton for quilt padding with some tin ware .02
1 lot of sheep 20.25
1 barrel of cucumbers 4.00
another lot of crocks 0.50
1 lamb? 1.12
2 old lard cags 0.25
2 soap troughs containing some little soap 0.25
7 chairs 3.00
2 dishes & old reflector 0.50
2 smoothing irons 0.62
1 skillet & lid 0.50
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1 stew kettle & 3 pair of hooks 1.75
1 tea kettle 0.75
1 fire shovel & 2 andirons 1.50
1 coffee mill & candle stick & moulds 0.50
the wearing apparel of the dec'd 8.00
1 churn & crock 0.62
1 lot of cupboard ware 4.00
1 lot of potatoes 1.12
1 weeding hoe, a fish gig & horse shoes 0.50
1 lot of tallow and wall paper 0.25
1 lot of geese 1.06
1 lot of turkeys 2.75
1 lot of chickens 3.00
1 violin 0.25
1 ladies work basket 0.50
1 lot of janes 6.87
1 lot of wearing apparel 12.50
1 pr scissors 0.12
1 tin pan 0.12
1 lot of onions 0.31
1 clevis & 1 ps of iron 0.37
1 pocket book 0.25
1 loom & apparatus 6.00
1 lot of wheels 5 in No. & reel 7.00
1 lot consisting of old bridles 0.18
1 lot consisting of bottles, vials & 2 baskets 1.00
1 old pot & 2 pewter dishes 1.25
1 lot containing 1 barrel with flour in it together with 1 bread tray & rolling pin 2.50
5 meal bags 1.56
1 lot of woolen thread together wool rolls 6.00
1 lot containing 1 meal sieve & 1 hatchet 1.50
1 saddle & 1 martingale 8.00
1 brass clock 25.00
1 corner cupboard 5.00
1 dining table & 2 clothes 2.00
the undivided of 1 book called Grimes Don. Med'l 0.75
1 bureau & cloth 8.00
3 bedsteads 8.00
1 lot of old books & 1 slate 1.00
1 lot of beds & all that pertain thereto 103.25
1 stand of cloth together with some bureau mounting 1.50
1 old chest 0.37
1 trunk 1.50
another saddle 12.00
1 looking glass 0.50
1 vinegar barrel containing 6 or 8 gallons of vinegar 2.00
1 barrel containing some 35 or 40 lbs of sugar 5.50
1 barrel & 1 cag 0.50
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1 lot of crocks, jugs 0.37
2 umbrellas 0.75
  $739.48

An inventory of the rights, credits, money and effects belonging to the estate of Mary Gant, dec'd so far as the same have come to the knowledge of the administrator not proper to be appraised
1 note on John Russell due Dec. 25, 1839 17.00
1 note on David Russell due Feby 18, 1840 1.50
  $757.98

Be it remembered that on the 18th day of November AD 1839 personally appeared before m, John Wynn, a Justice of the Peace within and for said County Isaac Soper and Reuben Cooley, two respected freeholders in the neighborhood of Mary Gant, dec'd late of Brookville township in the County and State aforesaid, who being by me duly sworn on their oaths solemnly say that the above appraisement by them made of the goods & chattles belonging to the estate of Mary Gant amounting to $739.48 is just and true within the best of their knowledge and belief and further say not. Sworn and subscribed before me this 18th day of Nov. AD 1839, John Wynn, Justice of the Peace. Isaac Soper, Reuben Cooley.



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