Inventory of George Hong

Franklin County
March Term A.D. 1852
Pages 426-432

On the 12th day of February AD 1850 the said administrator filed in the Clerk's office of the Court aforesaid the following inventory of [page 426] appraisement and appraisers oak to wit: State of Indiana, Franklin County. The following is an inventory and appraisement of the personal property belonging to the Estate of George Hong, deceased, shown to us by Joseph A. Miller, administrator de bonis non, shown to the undersigned William McClure and William H. Risk appraisers who have appraised and valued the same as following

1 log waggon 25.00
1 stove & trimmingss 13.00
6 windsor chairs 1.50x
1 table .50
knives & forks .50
cupboard ware, cups, coffee pot, crocks &c 1.00x
1 glass jar .25
1 bureau 1.00
1 cooking glass .75
1 bed and bedding 5.00x
2 bedsteds & cords 3.00
1 cross cut saw 2.00x
1 wood saw .50x
1 hatchet .10x
2 augers .50
3 axes .75
2 crow bar 3.00
1 old barrell, iron bound .50x
1 churn .50
seive .05
1 coffee mill .25x
1 old desk .25
1 bedsted .50
1 cow 9.00
1 frame smoke house on Roofs lot 10.00x
1 lot of loose stone on the Butler lots 5.00
shafts, 1 bed & axle tree of two 1 horse carts 5.00
2 log chains 4.00
1 shaving horse .25
1 lot waggon, log bolsters & compton board 40.00
stretchers & jockey stick 2.00
4 sets of harness & 1 old saddle 15.00
1 sorrell horse 25.00
1 grey horse, blind 10.00
1 other grey horse 10.00
1 bay horse 30.00
1 grindstone & frame 1.00
1 walnut saw lot 1.00
1 saw mill with lease of do 800.00
1 store box .10
1 old ten plate stove 1.00
1 boat .25
amount of appraisement 1024.40
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  value
Adam near Gerber 2.42
Walt S. Baker .70
Fidele Bowman 1.87
Butler 17.69
Bartlow Carpenter 1.26
Francis Bartel 1.77
Bedsted Company 5.09
Hirman Sink 62.16
Bradbom Shoemaker 00.00
Blow ? 00.00
Butzner Constable .44
Whitewater W.R. Company 4.70
Doer pleins in Wolves Creek 29.27
Dautness 23.46
Fritz Shoemaker 3.82
Felz Taylor 1.00
Gerlong uncertain  
  159.59
Gulden Blacksmith 00.00
Francis Grasmuck 2.00
Shafer Tanner 7.37
Soudy on Hamilton Road 24.26
Gerber in the back 7.02
Hyatt (miller) 4.22
Campbell (carpenter) 2.10
David Case 00.00
Daniel Keifer 10.85
Philip Lohrer 6.99
Joseph Sadzon 3.37
Jackson Szme 1.16
Colescott 1.11
Mestalt carpenter 3.40
Meeks, Thea P. 11.76
John Moffitt turner 42.65
John Murphy & McCarty 25.17
Jno Burer 26.41
Wesley Moffitt 00.00
Miller, father in Com'l of Reidenbach 9.35
Mawhinny Cooper .39
Benton Store Keeper 1.75
Captain Boden 12.09
Pter Simmes 5.06
Joseph Rudman 51.87
Joseph John & James Reynolds 494.04
John Robert 20.21
John E. Shilling 10.39
Cordwell Jones uncertain  
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Sterkel 1.56
Sand .72
Shatz uncertain  
Adam Schmidt doctor 2.42
carried over 779.77
Robert Shell uncertain  
Christian Soltman 2.66
Vogel the old man 8.62
Wirts 22.00
Michael Wheat 293.95
Zobel 1.80
Jacob Weis .73
Tiefenbach uncertain  
Weining uncertain  
West bricklayer 5.76
Charles uncertain  
Feit 1.27
James Morgan 1.52
Felz Shoemaker 3.14
Mercahenthalers 13.78
1 note due Hong & Dandrich 13.38
interest for 2 years 1.60
1 note due Houcks estate from Charles Fritz 3.82
10 $500 notes on W. W. V Canal Co 50.00
interest on same about 7.75
to 1 bond of $25 interest 2 years on the same 28.00
1 acct or order on W. W. V. Canal Co. 17.60
  417.38
  779.77
total value of accounts 1352.74
total value of appraisements 1024.40
Grand total of Est. $2377.14
William McClure  
W. H. Risk, appraisers  
On the 12th day of February AD 1850 personally appeared before me John M. Johnston, clerk of the probate court for the County aforesaid Joseph A. Miller administrator de bonis non of the Estate of George Hong, deceased, and being duly sworn deposes and says that the foregoing inventory to which this is annexed is in all respects just and true and contains a full statement of all the property of the estate of the said deceased which has come to his knowledge (there being no bonds, mortgages, or other securities in favor of the estate of the said deceased [page 429] which have come to his knowledge, nor any moneys, bank bills, or other circulating medium which have come into his hands belonging to the estate of the said deceased. Joseph A. Miller.  
William H. Risk and William McClure, two reputable householders of the County aforesaid who being duly sworn depose & say that they will truly honestly and impartially appraise the estate property and effects of George Hong, deceased, according to the best of their judgment & ability. Wm H. Risk, Wm. McClure. Sworn and Subscribed before me this 5th day of January 1850. J. M. Johnston.  
The said administrator also filed the following list of property kept by the widow to wit: The widow kept the following property at the appraisement.  
6 windsor chairs 1.50x
cupboards ware &c 1.00x
1 bed & bedding 5.00x
1 cross cut saw 2.00x
1 drawing knife & hatchet .60x
1 old barrell, iron bound .50x
1 coffee mill .25x
1 frame smoke house 10.00x
  20.85

On the 20th day of June AD 1850 the said administrator filed in the Clerk's office of the Court aforesaid the following additional inventory. To wit. June 1st 1850 appraisement of timber on Reads Land of Hongs Estate

1 white elm tree .37
1 beach tree .25
1 oak tree 1.00
4 poplar trees 2.00
1 poplar on Popper land .75
3 saw logs on Popper land .50
4 trees on Read land 5.87
1 poplar tree Reads land .50
June 8th 1850 11.25
appraisement of timber on Henry Price's land of Hong Estate  
1 black walnut tree 1.25
31 beach trees 14.50
1 sugar tree .25
1 red oak tree .75
1 black oak .50
2 white oak saw logs .75
1 white oak tree bark off .75
1 ash saw log .50
3 gum saw logs .25
2 white oak saw logs .50
3 black oak saw logs .50
2 red oak saw logs 1.25
5 red oak .50
  .50
  22.75
2 hickory & 5 beach saw logs & 1 beach tree cut down praised at 00.

William R. McClure, William H. Risk appraisers
x = widow's selection


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