Inventory of Samuel Sering

Franklin County
January Term A. D. 1854
Brookville Township
Pages 288-291

State of Indiana, Franklin County, Before me, Jacob S. Rowe, a Justice of the Peace of Brookville Township in said County, Personally appeared James Quick and John [page 289] Crist who being by me duly sworn upon their oath says that they will truly and honestly and impartially appraise the estate property and effects of Samuel Sering, deceased which shall be exhibited to them according to the best of their Judgment and ability. James Quick, John Crist, subscribed and sworn to before me the undersigned a Justice of the Peace this 29th day of November AD 1851 Jacob S. Rowe, Justice of the Peace.

Lot of cooper ware 4.75
4 bed steads 2.50
4 chairs .80
lot of cast iron kettles & pots 4.00
2 copper kettles 3.00
lot of old irons 1.50
4 wheels & reel 2.00
2 Hatchels 1.00
lot of truss hoops .25
cooper's tools 6.50
planes & chisels 1.50
stone hammer & trowel .25
files .50
bell .75
5 augers 1.25
1 cross cut & 1 mill saw 1.50
2 side saddles 8.00
1 pair saddle bags .40
2 bread treys & seive .30
Scythes & cradle 1.50
1 lot gears 16.75
wheel barrow, flax break & sleigh .25
2 plows 4.00
4 single and 2 double trees 1.00
lot chains 1.50
lot of hogsheads & barrels 1.00
1 wind mill .25
2 half bushels & bucket .50
shovels & forks 1.00
336 bushels of corn @ 20 67.20
34 bushels of flax seed @80 27.20
23 bushels of rye @45 10.35
70 bushels wheat @ 49 34.30
lot of hay in mow 16.00
bay mare 50.00
gray horse 20.00
stack of hay 11.00
18 head of sheep 22.50
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3 swill buckets & 2 barrels .50
stew kettle & skillet .30
barrels, lard tub & crock of lard .50
25 bushel of potatoes @25 6.25
oil keg .10
3 bags .30
lot of crockery ware 1.25
lot of tin ware 1.50
2 churns, 2 buckets & cooler 1.00
1 cupboard & 1 safe 2.00
shovel & tongs .50
steel yards .75
table stand & cradle 1.50
bed stead & bedding 8.00
1 desk 5.00
1 small book desk 1.50
small trunk .25
corner cupboard 2.00
lot cupboard ware 5.25
2 coffee mills & knives & forks 1.00
2 weavers reeds .25
5 candle sticks, match safe &c 1.00
2 sad irons .60
1 bureau & lot books 5.00
lot of flax .20
clock & case 4.50
bed & bedding 9.00
brush, waiter & basket .50
4 jars .50
1 hone .25
lot of books 2.00
lot bed clothes 10.00
shovel, tongs & andirons 1.75
sheets, pillow slips, table cloths & towels 5.00
1 bureau 8.00
1 dining table & cover 4.00
mirror & band box 1.00
bed clothes & linen 16.00
1 set chairs (yellow) 2.00
7 chairs .75
2 chairs .50
1 bed stead, bed & bedding 10.00
1 bureau 2.00
carpet in 1 room & 8 yds extra 12.00
carpet in 1 room 6.00
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carpet in 1 room 1.00
2 umbrellas .10
lot of table cloths & towels 1.00
bed cord & clothes line .50
17 geese 2.00
3 doz. Chickens 3.00
1 grind stone 1.00
2 quilts, 1 table, cords & quilting frame .75
1 two horse harrow 3.50
  482.15
Book accounts  
Aug 24, 1840 John Hammond (doubtful) 1.00
Oct 9, 1842, George Holland 13.96
June 14, 1845, Horace Ayeres (doubtful) .87
Nov. 28, 1846, Mahler D. Ewart 66.00
June 22, 1848, William Tucker, June 11, 1839 2.00
June 28, 1840 Jeremiah Corey 14.36
April 10, 1845, Nathaniel Hammond 40.33
Sept 15, Morris Updike 4.44
  142.96
cash on hand, silver .30
White Water Canal Company  
Cincinnati & White Water Canal Co. 1.00 1.00
Personal Property 482.15
accounts 142.96
cash 1.30
Total amount $626.41

James Quick & John Crist, appraisers


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