Inventory of Timothy Roberts

Franklin County
April Term AD 1859
Pages 147-151
On the 8th day of October A. D. 1856 was filed in the Clerks Office of said County the following Inventory to wit:
An Inventory of the personal property estate of Timothy Roberts deceased taken by A. B. James, administrator and appraised by Wright Sparks and Nathan Suter.

Description of the Property Value
1 lot of barrels .15
2 basket .05x
3 leather .37x
4 pair of old irons .10x
5 lot of barrels .25x
6 barrel of old irons .25
7 3 barrels .30
8 3 lamps .10
9 jug, tub, wash board .20x
10 jugs & tub .05x
11 Iron kittle .20x
12 large iron kittle 1.00
13 pickle barrel .10x
14 lot horse shoes &c .25
15 old iron .40
16 iron wedge & maul .37x
17 2 broad hoes, 2 shovels & ax .40
18 dung drag .20
19 grind stone .10x
20 2 hoes, 2 shovels, rake & grubbing hoe .50x
21 shovel for plow .50
22 diamond plow .75
23 lot of carpenter tools .50x
24 seed seive .10
25 augers, files &c .10x
26 clevises, frowe &c .75
27 crofs cut saw 1.50
28 lot nail, iron pot &c .20
29 old scythes, rods &c .20
30 log chain 1.00x
31 log chain, stretcher &c 1.00
32 chain .05x
[carried over] 11.99
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33 cradle and scythe .50
34 mowing scythe .75x
35 mowing scythe .20
36 sickle .25
37 small plow .75x
38 small plow .50
39 double shovel plow 2.00x
40 corn corsrer ? .10x
41 shovel plow 1.00x
42 shovel plow .75
43 corn plow .75
44 cultivator 1.00
45 wheel barrow wheel .10
46 two horse plow 3.00
47 old plow .20
48 old harrow 1.00
49 new wagon, bows, cover &c 50.00x
50 whiffle trees .20x
51 whiffle trees .15
52 2 barrels .10
53 carriage 18.00x
54 carriage harness 2.00
55 straw cutter .75
56 barn shovel .50x
57 3 forks .50x
58 lot wool 20 pr pound 49.80
59 6 barrels .30
60 fanning mill 4.00x
61 side saddle .10x
62 half bushel & half peck measure .30x
63 bridle & ciringle .40x
64 carriage collar .50
[carried over] 70.65
65 saddle mans .50x
66 [blank]
67 2 bridles .50x
68 harness for plow 1.25
69 colars .10
70 2 setts harnefs .75x
71 1 set of harnefs 4.50x
72 2 bridles and colars 1.25
73 styltraps?? 2.00
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74 4 head halters .75x
75 15 bags 1.00x
76 sheep skin .10
77 sheaf oats 5.00x
78 buckwheat 50 per bushel 2.25
79 lot old wheat 75 per bushel 46.12
80 7 barrels .40
81 harrow-double 10.00
82 New wheat 100 per bushel 326.00x1
83 Oats 25 per bushel 62.25x2
84 corn crusher 2.00
85 old wagon 10.00
86 reaper 50.00
87 apples in orchard [crossed out]
88 ash lumber 100 per hund 7.75
89 poplar lumber 70 per hund 3.39
90 roller .50x
91 1 hay rigging .25x
92 28 sheep 42.00
93 19 hogs large size 183.00
94 8 saw logs Poplar 16.00
95 sow & pigs 12.00x
96 7 spotted hogs 22.40x
[carried over] 315.75
97 7 spotted hogs (2nd lot) 21.00
98 3 sows & 21 pigs 30.00
99 32 geese 8.00
100 red cow with white back 20.00x
101 large white cow 25.00
102 small red cow 20.00x
103 speckled heifer 20.00x
104 spotted cow 20.00
105 large red cow white back 20.00
106 white heifer 20.00
107 spotted rump heifer 16.00
108 white calf 7.00
109 largest stear 18.00
110 red stear 12.00
111 spotted stear 13.00
112 bull 20.00
113 Doll mare 35.00x
114 Jule Mare 130.00x
115 Liz Mare 90.00
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116 Grey Mare 50.00
117 colt with star in face 60.00
118 bay colt 60.00
119 hay 18.00x
120 3 trees in first row, 4 trees in 5th row .[nd]x
121 and 1 near the gate 4.00x
122 Balance of orchard 37.50
123 ax .20
124 north corn field @ $10.00 per acre 127.70x
125 south corn field @ $9.00 per acre 103.24
126 potatoes half of patch 9.25
127 potatoes half of patch, north side 9.25x
128 chickens 8.00x
129 stove and fixings 2.00x
130 large brass kettle .75x
131 bucket and pans .15x
132 lot tinware 1.00x
133 large iron kettle 1.00x
134 steelyards .10
135 patent balance .20x
136 set of chairs 1.50x
137 bedding and bedstead 6.00x
138 bedding and bedstead 6.00x
139 3 comforts 1.00x
140 2 coverlets & 2 blankets 1.00x
141 beaureau 1.50x
142 clock .50x
143 table .75x
144 gun 1.00x
145 cupboard dishes 1.00x
146 note on Wm Ludlow 37.50
147 note on Sidler? & Ludlow 100.00
148 cash 5.00
149 [blank]
150 note on trustees of church 49.68
151 apple peeler .50x
[total value of inventory] [$2162.37]
total value of widow's appraisement $623.74

1 15 bush for seeds, 35 bushel provisions ($50.00)
2100 bushels ($25.00)
Signed by us the 25th day of September 1856

x = widow's selection

widow's receipt: Received of A. B. James administrator of the estate of my late husband Timothy Roberts deceased the articles charged to me in the forgoing inventory the 22nd day of September 1856
Elizabeth Roberts

I, Afred B. James, administrator of the estate of Timothy Roberts deceased swear that the forgoing is a full true and complete inventory of all the personal property of the decedent. Also the property taken by the widow on the 22nd day of September A.D. 1856
A. B. James

Sworn to and subscribed before me on this 8th day of October A.D. 1856
John M. Johnston, Clerk


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