Inventory of Joseph Merrell

Franklin County
October Term AD 1858
Pages 725-727
Inventory and appraisement of the goods, chattels, monies, and effects belonging to the estate of Joseph Merrell, deceased taken and appraised Feb'y 3d 1840

Description of the Property Value
1 churn .50
1 table .75
4 barrels 1.50
3 old barrels .18 3/4
1 soap jar & soap 1.00
1 barrel & salt 2.00
2 meat tubs with the meat 25.00
9 bags 2.00
lot coarse wool .50
1 shot gun & powder horn 1.50
1 keg vinegar 1.00
1 jar of lard 2.50
1 lot of dried beef .75
1 pair steelyards .62
1 pot trammel .75
coffee pot & tin bucket .62
3 wooden buckets 1.00
1 halter chain .50
6 windsor chairs 2.50
1 arm chair .50
1 lot yarn .50
1 washing tub .50
1 barrel & soap grease .37
1 set of waggon gears including bridle, harness, collar & breeching &c 5.00
2 curry combs .12
1 bay mare 15.00
1 brown horse 40.00
1 bay colt 40.00
1 bay mare 50.00
1 red cow 12.00
1 spotted cow & calf 15.00
the old cow 12.00
1 yearling bull 2.50
10 sheep with their lambs 12.00
wagon & riggings 50.00
1 plough 9.00
1 lot buckwheat 4.00
flax .75
cutting box 1.50
1 steel trap .25
2 barrels in barn .12
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tar & pitcher .12
2 rakes, sickle & 1 fork .25
1 basket & half bushell .12
1 sheep skin .37
1 iron shovel 1.00
1 mans saddle & bridle 6.00
1 grain box .75
1 wind mill 10.00
1 chicken coop .50
1 stack of oats 14.00
1 stack of wheat 8.00
1 stack of wheat 6.00
1 mow of hay 10.00
1 harrow 2.00
1 dung fork .12
1 lot of boards 1.00
1 plough & clevis .75
1 crib of corn 35.00
1 sled 4.00
1 grind stone .25
1 pr d. trace chain .75
1 axe 1.00
1 axe .50
1 frow .75
3 mauls & 2 wedges 1.25
1 mattock 1.00
2 hoes .25
1 scythe & hangings .50
1 saw 1.00
1 lot of tools 1.25
1 box of sundries .06
1 lot of iron .50
1 lot old iron .25
1 bridle & pr bits .25
1 lot of potatoes .75
1 pair of andirons .75
1 pair of tongs & 1 pair of soothing irons & shovel 1.12
1 lot of cupboard ware 4.50
1 lot of books 1.00
1 lot of nails .25
1 corner cupboard 4.50
13 pillow cases 1.62
9 linen sheets 9.00
7 cotton sheets 4.25
2 double coverlets 15.20
3 single coverlets 7.00
7 blankets 14.00
1 cotton quilt 2.00
1 straw bed & feather bed & bedstead 2.00
straw bed, feather bed & 2 pillows 9.00
2 bed steds & bed cords 1.00
1 table & cover 5.00
1 stand .50
1 bureau 2.00
1 looking glass .25
1 pr window blinds .12
deceased wearing apparell 6.00
wearing apparel of wife with chest 3.00
1 half bushel of onions .12
1 coffee mill .50
2 brass kettles 3.50
1 jersey?? 1.00
1 lid .25
1 spider .62
1 oven 1.00
1 pot .37
1 lot of crocks jugs &c 1.00
12 lbs tallow 1.25
2 wheels & reel 2.25
1 sow & pigs & sow & 1 pig & 5 shoats 20.00
1 pair sheep shears .37
1 lot chickens 2.00
1 coffee pot & jar .25
1 ink stand .25
2/3 of 1 field of wheat 20.00
total 566.75

Property willed to Chanty Merrell in the codecil to deceased last will and testament
1 woman's saddle 14.00
1 lot coverlet yarn 10.00
1 bed & bedding 38.00
6 sheep 10.00
1 cow 13.00
total 85.00

Be it remembered that on the 3d day of March, AD 1840, personally appeared before me the undersigned Justice of the Peace of said County William W. Carson, a respectable freeholder of the neighborhood of Joseph Merrell dec'd who being by me duly sworn on his oat solemnly saith that the above appraisement made by him and John Wynn is just and true to the best of his knowledge and belief and further saith not.
W. W. Carson

sworn to and subscribed before me this 3d day of March AD 1840.
John Wynn, J.P.


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