Inventory of Alfred Ward

Franklin County
July Term AD 1858
Pages 697-699
We, George F. Maxwell and Jacob Bly swear that we will honestly appraise the personal estate of Alfred Ward late of Franklin County Indiana deceased which may be exhibited to use, so help us God. Geo. F. Maxwell, J. Bly, Sworn and subscribed before me the 8th day of September 1856. Cyrus Kilgore, Justice of the Peace
Personal Estate of Alfred Ward, deceased, taken by Nancy Ward, administratrix and appraised by George F. Maxwell and [Jacob Bly]

Description of the Property Value
1 bureau 12.00
1 stand 1.50
1 set with cane seat chairs 6.00x
1 rocking chair 3.50x
1 large looking glass 4.50x
25 yds carpeting @33 8.33
25 yds carpeting @30 7.00
1 settee 2.50
1 rocking chair 1.50
12 yds carpeting .10 1.20
1 bed stead 3.00
1 breakfast table 2.00
1 parlor stove 5.00
1 cooking stove & fixtures 5.00x
1 set chairs 2.00
1 office chair .75x
1 split bottom chair .75
doz chairs 2.00
1 bed stead 3.50x
1 cradle, mattress & pillows 1.50
1 single matress 2.00
1 double matress 2.50
1 safe 2.00
26 fruit cans 1.50
1 feather bed 7.50
1 feather bed 12.25x
1 boulster, 2 pillows 5 lbs 1.50x
3 pillows 1.25
1 clothes rack .25
1 clothes basket 1.00x
1 market basket .25
2 smoothing irons .50
6 sheets 3.00x
2 sheets .50
2 table cloth 1.00x
1 table cloth 1.00x
1 table cloth .25
4 towels .25x
2 quilts 12.00x
1 quilt 4.00x
1 quilt 5.00
1 quilt 1.50x
1 quilt 1.50x
1 cradle quilt .25
2 comfort 2.00
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1 quilt 1.00
2 blankets 4.00x
1 blanket 1.00x
1 coverlet 4.00x
1 coverlet 1.50
2 mosquito bars 1.50
1 bed spread .35
1 sett bed curtains 2.50x
1 straw tick .50
3 pr window curtains 1.50x
cupboard ware
1 sett less one small dish white 6.00
1 broken sett of blue figured dishes 1.50
2 preserve dishes .30
1 tea pot .25
1 salt dish .10
2 glass tumblers .20x
4 candle sticks .20
1 butcher knife .15
1 sett knives & forks .50
1 sett table spoons .15
1 sett tea spoons .15
1 lot sundries .25
1 bucket .40
1 dipper .10
1 funnel .05
2 pie pans .10
1 wash bowl .20
1 waiter .50x
1 lot bottels & viols .25
1 tin bucket .25
1 tin bucket .15
1 watering pot .25
1 lot crockery ware .50
1 meat bbl .75
1 lard can .25
1 desk .20
1 table large 1.00
1 iron bound keg .50
1 pickle keg .25
2 tubs .40
1 tub .50
1 small map of Ind .25
2 vol Burrell on Crimes 9.00
2 stories E 2 2 W R ?? 8.00
1 E 2 P D 4.00
4 Knit Com 10.00
1 Lilsman pig ?? 3.00
1 Wick & Barber 2.00
2 Black Com 3.00
1 Cort 4.00
2 Lidds Prac 4.00
3 Starkies Co 10.00
3 Chipty Pl 4.00
1 Chiltty contract 4.00
1 Lillad 2.00
2 Am Register 3.00
1 Story on Agency 4.00
1 story on promisory notes 4.00
1 Swans Ohio Statutes 4.00
1 English & German Dict .50
Pattent office Reports .50
1 Arabian Nights .15
inkstand & sand box .10
book acts very doubtful 88.00
1 note on Clark? Kilgore 3.75
1 note on Wm Stoop 100.00
1 note on Geo. Washington 8.00
1 note on Miller 3.50
1 note on E. J. Jackman 5.00
1 note on G H. Stewart 50.00
1 umbrella .25
cash in Bank 300.18
1 clock 4.00x
total 823.66

George F. Maxwell
J. Bly

I, Nancy Ward, administratrix of the estate of Alfred Ward, deceased that the foregoing is a true and complete inventory of all the personal estate of said decedent which has come to my knowledge and also of the property taken by the widow so help me God.
Nancy M. Ward

sworn and subscribed before me this 21st day of October A. D. 1856
John M. Johnston, Clerk
[Sale was held at the Market House in Brookville]
widow's selection ($77.70) = x


Last modified 24 September 2002