Benjamin Jones Inventory

Franklin County
May Term 1838
Pages 30-32

The following contains a full and complete inventory of the personal goods and chattles &c of Benjamin Jones, late of the County of Franklin and State of Indiana deceased, taken by William Rusing, Warne Jones & Redin Osborn executors of the last will and testament of the said Benjamin Jones deceased, taken with the assistance of Robert Rusing and David Erb appraisers appointed to appraise said goods & chattles &c February 24th 1836 who was duly sworn as said.

The following contains an inventory of the furniture and goods in the house

1 cupboard & cupboard ware 13.00
1 falling leaf table 5.00
1 stand 1.00
6 windsor chairs 2.25
2 rocking chairs 0.25
1 common chest 0.25
1 looking glass and 1 coffe mill 0.50
shovel & tones & 3 ladles 1.37
1 smoothing iron .37
1 lot of castings consisting of oven, skillet, tea kettle & 2 sugar kettles 4.37
1 pr of steelyards 1.00
1 mantle clock 16.00
1 clothe press 1.00
1 chest & box 1.00
3 beds & bedding including bedsteads 20.00
1 hetchel 1.25
1 lot of books containing doz 4.00
2 spinning wheels & 1 reel 2.00
2 cranes 2.00
1 lot of barrels 4.62
1 water bucket & 1 tin bucket 0.50
shoe tools & box shoe hammer .37
9 meal bags 2.25
  84.37
The following contains an inventory of cash on hand and notes &c come to our knowledge  
cash on hand 25.00
1 note on Williams Adams for 40.00$ 40.00
1 due bill of Samuel Chamlin for $2 who is said to be insolvent 0.00
1 note on Ira F. Laing for $23.25 also a due bill on said Ira F. Laing afd for $28 both together $51.25 excluding of interest said to be whole, insolvent 0.00
The following contains the property out of doors proper to be appraised  
1 grindstone .37
1 article for cutting splinter called a sneck 0.25
3 chisels .37
2 drawing knives 1.00
2 ring malls 0.50
1 hand axe and slack knife .12
1 inch auger & 3/4 auger & spike gimblet .37
1 waggon consisting of running gears, bed & cover? 75.00
50 bushels of threshed oasts 9.37
30 bushels of rye at 30 per bushel 11.25
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1 lot of plank 5.62
1 pair of streachers 3.00
1 log chain 1.50
1 chopping axe 1.25
1 meat axe 0.25
1 mattock 1.00
1 square 0.25
1 iron wedge 0.50
1 hand saw 0.25
5 sickles 1.00
1 harrow 1.75
1 peacock plough 7.00
1 peacock plough 2.00
1 peacock plough 5.00
1 shovel plough 1.50
1 shovel plough 1.00
1 cow & calf 16.00
1 spotted sow 6.00
17 head of stock hogs 68.00
13 head of pigs 6.50
1 sandy sow 6.00
1 white sow 6.00
1 white sow & 3 pigs 7.00
1 grey mare 45.00
1 bay mare 30.00
1 young bay mare 55.00
1 bay stud colt 50.00
1 bay colt 30.00
1 wind mill 20.00
2 large boxes & 1 half bushel 0.50
1 pitch fork 0.25
1 oat stack near the barn 5.00
1 lot of a stack of wheat 5.00
150 bushels of corn 37.50
1 lot of hay 4.00
7 head of sheep & 4 lambs 8.00
3 clevises & one sink? .62
4 collars 2.25
4 blind bridles 4.00
1 pair of checklines 1.00
2 set of gears & brest chains/ horse gears 9.00
2 pair of four gears (1 pr trace off) 5.25
1 scythe and cradle & mowing sneed 2.00
2 back bands 1.00
1 mans saddle & 2 riding bridles 5.00
total amount 749.00
Cash on hand & notes taken out 65.00
amt of property 684.00



Last Updated on 11/16/99