William Heap Inventory

Franklin County
May Term AD 1842
Page 592-594

And afterwards to wit on the 25 day of September AD 1837 comes the said Executrix and files the following appraisement Bill in this case to wit:
An inventory of the goods, chattels, and effects of William Heap late of Franklin County and State of Indiana deceased taken by Elizabeth Heap, Executrix of the estate of said deceased, with the assistance of Isaac Beesley and John Harper freeholders of said county appraisers duly called for that purpose
1 bay horse 35.00
1 yoke of oxen 18.00
1 dunn cow 16.00
1 red cow 12.00
1 brindel heifer 6.00
1 brindel heifer 5.50
2 calves 5.00
13 head of sheep 19.50
1 lot of corn in the field 10.00
9 head of pigs 4.50
6 head of hogs 32.00
1 lot of geese 1.00
2 spades 0.75
4 axes 4.00
4 hoes 1.00
2 single trees 0.75
3 clevices 1.50
  172.50
[page 593]
1 grind stone 0.50
1 large ring & staple 0.50
1 log chain .37
4 augers 1.00
1 lot of plains 2.00
3 hives of bees 6.00
1 adze 0.50
1 box of tools 3.00
3 saws 1.00
3 sugar kettles 3.00
2 copper kettles 3.00
1 set harrow teeth 3.50
1 cradle 0.50
2 buckets 1.00
4 bowls 0.50
1 lot of old iron 1.50
2 churns 1.00
2 kegs 0.75
1 loom, gears and reeds 15.00
carried forward 223.12
2 wheels 1.00
1 cupboard & ware 9.50
1 lot of books 1.00
2 boxes & 1 trunk 1.00
1 clock 2.50
1 riddle 1.00
2 soleds? 0.75
1 pair steelyards 0.50
1 looking glass 0.25
1 lot of chairs 1.25
2 beds & bedding 14.00
  255.87
2 ploughs & 1 harrow 5.00
  $261.87

Given under our hands this 12th day of September 1837.
Isaac Beesley
John Harper, appraisers

Account against Wm Heap Jr. for 26.00
making in all $281.87

Elizabeth Heap, executrix
[Elizabeth Heap had married John Harper while acting as executor which caused the court to revoke her letters as executor. John Ward then applied for and became the administrator de bonis non of the estate.]
[page 594]

An appraisement bill taken on the 15th of June AD 1839 of the goods chattles, effects of William Heap, late of Franklin County and State of Indiana deceased taken by John Ward, administrator de bonis non of the estate of said deceased with the assistance of John Harper and Asa Hayes, appraisers called for that purpose as follows.

1 sugar kettle, back band, old chains, trowel and knife 2.62
1 sugar kettle 1.00
1 weavers loom and apparatus thereunto belonging 13.50
1 lot of old barrels, little wheel, and trumpery articles 1.37
7 sheep & 8 lambs 15.00
1 heifer 7.00
1 plough and old irons & 1 axe 2.00
281 feet of ash flooring at $1.25/100 3.51
1 old table, old hand saws, square & gridle 1.87
1 steelyards, old clock and tin bucket and 1 bee stand 2.25
dresser & kitchen ware 8.00
1 bed & bedding 16.00
1 iron kettle 2.25
  $76.38

Asa Hays, John Harper appraisers
John Ward administrator



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