Inventory of Joshua L. Sparks

Franklin County
April Term AD 1858
Pages 655-656
An inventory of the personal estate of Joshua L. Sparks deceased taken by Issac Armstrong executor, and appraised by Ephraim K. Rockafellar and John P Rease.

No. Description of the Property Value
1 1 peacock plow .75
2 1 peacock plow 3.00
3 1 peacock plow 1.50
4 1 shovel plow 1.00
5 1 shovel plow 3.50
6 double tree and 5 singletrees 1.50
7 lot of chains 1.25
8 log chain 1.00
9 wagon 30.00
10 two horse sled 3.00
11 two horse harrow 4.00
12 wind mill 15.00
13 straw cutter 7.00
14 15 hay forks .75
15 3 old rakes .15
16 grain shovel .50
17 2 german shovels .25
18 2 flails .05
19 80 bu wheat 80.00x
20 grain sacks 3.50
21 old wagon cover .20
22 lot of hay 10.00x
23 2 chopping axes .50
24 broad ax, hand ax 2.00
25 grubing hoe .25
26 4 old hoes .15
27 2 iron wedge .60
28 lot of old iron 1.25
29 2 grain cradles 2.50
30 2 reaping scythe and snaths .50
32 5 sickles .50
33 lot of tools, planes, drawknives .20
34 lot of hollow ware (casting) .50
35 3 wash tubs & wash boards .75
36 20 old barrels .50
37 Iron hooped barrel .25
38 2 wooden measures .05x
39 grind stone .10
40 lot of horse gears 3.00
41 wood saw .10
42 2 leather halters 1.00
43 saddle and bridle 4.00
44 3 calves 10.00
45 1 red steer 7.00
46 1 white ditto 7.00
47 1 bull 10.00
48 1 red heifer 3.00
49 1 muly cow 14.00x
50 one brown cow 13.00
51 red and white cow 16.00x
52 brown mare 100.00
53 sorrel mare 40.00x
54 14 hogs 77.00x
55 7 shoats 10.00x
56 3 acres of corn 25.00x
57 9 ditto 63.00
58 stove and trimmings 5.00
59 brass kettle 2.50x
60 small kettle .25x
61 tin ware .75
62 stone ware and 2 kegs 1.50
63 2 buckets .20x
64 1 churn .10x
65 3 old tables .20
66 16 crocks .75
67 2 kettles 1.50
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68 iron hobbles .50
69 3 smoothing irons .20
70 cupboard ware 5.00x
71 7 old glass tumblers .25x
72 2 pitchers .25x
73 glass lamp .25
74 waiter .50
75 clock 2.00
78 safe 3.00
79 chairs 2.00
80 2 easy chairs 1.00x
81 settee 1.00
82 table 1.00x
83 bureau 5.00
84 bureau 5.00
85 gun 3.00
86 looking glass .25
87 box of things (can't describe them) .25
89 stand .50
90 bed stead, bed curtain, bedding 20.00
91 bed stead, bed curtain, bedding 25.00
92 oil table cloth .50x
93 bed stead 2.00
94 bed and bedding 12.00
95 low bedsted,bed, bedding 12.00
96 traveling trunk 4.00x
97 looking glass .20
98 patent churn 1.00
99 two small wheels,1 large 2.00
100 6 bed quilts, covers, reel 5.00
101 wire rat trap .25
102 clothes horse 1.50
103 6 boxes and two trunks 1.50
104 25 books, various authors 1.50
105 lot of poultry 5.00x
106 lot of straw 5.00
107 potatoes 5.00
108 side saddle and bridle 4.00
109 corn in the crib 10.00
110 two shares in New Trenton & Co. 70.00
111 acre of corn 3.00x
112 two yearling colts 80.00
total $903.95

E.F. Rockafellar
John P. Case appraisers

I Isaac N. Armstrong, executor of the [page 657] last will of Joshua L. Sparks deceased swear that the within is a full true and complete inventory of all the personal property of said decedent which has come to my knowledge and also that taken by the widow on the 11 Day of September 1856.
Isaac N. Armstrong
Sworn to and subscribed before me this 13th day of September 1856. J. M. Johnston clerk

widow's selection ($186.95) = x


Last modified 19 September 2002