Probate Minutes - Volume A-1


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To the Hon. F. M. Vance, Chief Justice of Collin County, Texas.

We the undersigned commissioners appointed at the May Term to appraise the property of J. D. NELSON, deceased, beg leave to submit the following report to wit:

 

One run down two horse wagon valued at $35

$35.00

One two horse plow valued at $6

6.00

One pr. drawing plow valued at 2.00

2.00

One mowing scythe valued at 1.25

1. 25

One grain scythe & irons valued at 2.00

2.00

One bread baker valued at 3.00

3.00

75 acres of land or supposed to be (75) acres it being the home tract valued at $5.00

375.00

75 acres of timbered land on Indian Creek

valued at 2.00 pr. a.

150.00

 

(Both tracts out of the Susanah Walker Survey)

 

D. D. Grayham

W. McHiggins

John Turner

 

Sworn to and subscribed before me on this the 30th day of June A. D. 1865.

H. H. Casper, J. P>

 

 

To the Hon. L. M. Martin Chief of Collin County.

We the undersigned commissioners beg leave to submit the following report of the property of the Estate of JAMES & M. C. HENDRIX deceased it all being community property, viz:

 

116 acres of land out of the Susanah Walker survey valued at $5

$580.00

22 ½ acres of land out of the James M. Alexander headright valued at $2

45.00

One two horse wagon out of repair va.

50.00

700 bushels of corn a. 50¢

350.00

3 pr. haimes (?) two horse collars & two pr. drawing chains

6.00

1 Cary plough $6.00 1 Cary plough $5.00 & two single trees 2.00

13.00

2 clevices $2.00 1 prairie plough $12.00

14.00

1 pair breast chains 1 piece of log chain

1.50

1 scythe & cradle 3.00 1 hand saw &

1 drawing knife 3.00

6.00

2 spinning wheels 1 $4.00 & the other 3.00

7.00

1 clock 8.00 1 wash tub 1.50 1 sugar stand .75

10.25

1 piggin 25¢ 1 stone jar 75¢ 2 goods boxes

50¢ 1 sleigh

3.00

1 molasses bbl (barrel?) 1.50 1 old riffle (rifle)

gun 3.00

4.50

2 skillets 2.00 1 stew pot & lid 1.50 & one

wash pot

3.50

3 feather beds 15.00 1 quilt top 1.50 & one

grid iron .75

17.25

6 old chains 2.00 1 large goods box 1.00

3.00

1 loom 1.00 1 table 3.50 1 table

6.00

1 pt rack 75¢ 2 bed steads 3.00 1 pr punchers

4.25

 

 

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One stack of what 20.00 One bay Mare $60 &

one sorrel colt $20

80.00

One black poney (pony) mare $30 one black

Mare & colt $55

85.00

Six cows & six calves $42 ten head stock

Cattle $30

72.00

38 head sheep $76 27 head stock hogs 38.50

114.50

1 sifter & bread tray 25¢ 4 bee hives 5.00

5.25

One work ox

20.00

7 ½ bushels of wheat at 75¢ pr. bu.

5.62

 

John Hendrix

John J. Brown

 

Sworn to and subscribed before me on this the 4th day of Dec. A. D. 1865.

 

Received from the Estate of JAS. & MERRITA HENDRIX $600 in Confederate Treasurey Notes.

 

D. D. Grayham, J. P.

 

I, D. D. Grayham do hereby certify the foregoing is a true and correct Inventory and Appraisement of the property belonging to the Estate of JAMES & M. C. HENDRIX deceased.

 

D. D. Grayham, Admin.

 

Sworn to and subscribed before me this the 25th day of Dec. 1865.

 

J. M. Benge, Clerk.

 

 

List and appraisement of the property belonging to the Estate of ELI WITT – all separate property –

 

One mare & yearling colt

$100.00

Three plows

8.00

One Stallion

300.00

One cutting box scythe & cradle & grindstone

3.00

One handsaw and two log chains

5.50

Two Bells

5.00

One pot & one oven

5.00

One jar

1.50

One pr. dog irons 3 tongs

3.00

One lot of books

3.00

One ax

15.00

Three razors & one strop

1.50

One stand

2.50

One bridle bit and lot of Irons

2.00

 

 

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One pr. pot hooks

.50 cts

One hundred and sixty acres of land at 75¢

$120.00

 

 

State of Texas Personally appeared before me F. J. Vance Chief Justice of said

County of Collin County William M. Martin and Shrod Roland – two of the appraisers appointed to appraise the property belonging to the Estate of ELI WITT and after being duly sworn states on oath that the above and foregoing appraisement is true and just.

 

W. L. Martin

S. Roland

 

Sworn to and subscribed before me this Decr. 25th 1865.

 

R. J. Vance, C. J. C. C.

 

 

List of Accounts belonging to ELI WITT – all separate property –

 

One acct. against Jessie Portman

1861

$5.00

One acct. against M. A. Lovett conditioned that mare is with foald (foul)

1861

$10.00

One acct. against Trout

1861

$16.00

One acct. against Wm. Davis conditioned as above

1861

$20.00

One acct. against T. B. Mills

conditioned as above

1861

$10.00

One acct. against Barnett

conditioned as above

1861

$10.00

One acct. against John Hodges

1861

$10.00

One acct. against Dunken

Hendrix conditioned as above

1861

$20.00

One acct. against R. R. St.

Clair conditioned as above

1861

$20.00

One acct. against Smith

McKinney conditioned as above

1861

$10.00

One acct against John Hall

conditioned as above

1858

$5.00

 

 

State of Texas Personally appeared before me F. J. Vance Chief Justice of said County

County of Collin J. K. H. Pace who being duly sworn says that the foregoing inventory and list of the property and claims of his intestates is full and completer, and all that has come to his knowledge.

J. K. H. Pace

 

Sworn to and subscribed before me this Dec. 25th, 1865

 

F. J. Vance, C. J. C. C.

 

 

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To the Hon. County Court of Collin County and State of Texas the undersigned administrator de bonis non of DAVID WETSEL deceased beg leave to report the following inventory and list of claims belonging to said estate that have come to my hands from G. H. Breedlove, former administrator of said estate.

 

One Note in Lewis Whitsel (Wetsel?), James Whitsel &

James Ware for & due Jan. 16th, 1861 with 12 per cent inst. from date

$74.63

One Note on Lewis Whitsel, James Whitsel &

James Ware for

due Jan. 16th, 1861 with 12 per cent inst. from date

$183.65

One Note on James H. Bandey & Sarah M. Bandy for

due Jan. 22nd, 1862 with inst at 12 pr cent till pd.

$35.00

One Note of A. H. Latimore for

due March 11th, 1860 with lawful interest from Jan. 15th 1860 credit endorsed $1.00 paid March 10th 1860

$15.60

One Note of Harvy (sic) S. Bright for

due Jan. 16th 1861 with 12 pr cent inst with credit of endorsed of $57.75/100 pd Jan. 16th 1861

$361.80

One Note of James Ware, James Wetsel & John A. Taylor for & due Jan 16th 1861 with 12 pr cent interest with credit endorsed of $9.25 cts pd March 1st 1861

 

$104.95

One Note of C. M. Fox, J. K. Fox & John Cook for

due Jan. 16th 1861 with 12 pr cent inters pd with credit endorsed of $20 pd Jan 23rd 1861

 

$36.76

One Note of John A. Taylor, James Whitsel & James Ware for

due Jan. 16th with 12 pr cent inrerst till pd

 

$90.74

One Note of James Whitsel, John A. Taylor & James Ware for

due Jan. 16th 1861 with 12 pr cent ints til pd

 

$256.96

One Note of James Whitsel, Lean Whitsel & James Ware for

due Jan. 16th 1861 with 12 pr cent ints till pd

 

$32.96

One Note of A. L. Tucker, A. J. Leeper & Jno. L. Lovejoy Jr. for

due Jan. 16th 1865 with 12 pr cent inters till pd.

 

$12.05

One Note of Wm. Jackson, Peter E. Roberts & David B. Davis for

due Jan. 16th 1865 with 12 pr cent inst till pd.

 

$69.85

One Note of B. K. Dorson (Doson?), Pearson Dorson & Jessie Dorson for

due Jan. 16th with 22 pr cent inter till pd

 

$20.00

One Note of David Stiff, Jno. L. Lovejoy Jr. & Wm. Fitzhugh for

due Jan. 16th 1861 with 12 pr cent inst till pd

 

$25.01 ½

One Note of Harrison Stiff, Wm. Fitzhugh & James O. K. Stelley for

due Jan. 16th 1861 with ints at 12 per cent till paid

 

$38.83 ½

One Note of Wm. W. Scott, B. Y Hart & Edward Wilks for

due Jan. 16th 1861 with 12 pr cent inst till paid with credit endorsed of $3.00 paid Feb. 5th 1861

 

$18.61

One Note of Arch Ratcliff, L. L. Williams, R. F. Luckett for

due Jan. 16th 1861 with 12 pr cent ints till pd with credit endorsed March 10th 1860 of $4.25cts and farther credit of $10. paid April 6th 1861

 

$43.85

 

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One Note on James F. Gawhear, John W. Willliams, Alex McDougall & Patric (Patrick?) Murfeey (Murphy?) for

due Jan. 16th 1861 with 12 pr cent ints till paid

 

 

$18.48

One Note of Patrick Murphy, G. W. Fisher & A. Deekman for

due Jan. 16th 1861 with 10 pr cent inst till paid

 

$19.32

One Note of G. W. Fisher, Patrick Murphy & L. A. Briton for

due Jan. 16th 1861 with 12 pr cent interest till paid with credit endorsed of $75 p. Dec. 1st 1861

 

$70.65

One Note of F. E. Williams for

due March 6th 1860 with 12 pr cent ints till pd

$14.28

One Note of Alex McDougall, James F. Lunpson and Patrick Murphy for

due Jan. 16th 1861 with inst 12 pr cent till pd

 

$33.00

One Note of J. E. Briton, Patric (Patrick) Murphy & G. W. Fisher due Jan. 16th 1861 for

with 12 pr cent inst till pd.

 

$30.00

One Note of J. H. Harberger for

due March 10th A. D. 1858 with 10 per cent interest till paid

$14.00

 

One Note of Wm. Smith due Jan. 2nd 1859 for

with 10 pr cent ints

$4.50

One Acct. against Henry Gary for

$57.09

One Acct. against Miers for

$6.60

One Acct. against Nickels for

$15.65

One Acct. against Mrs. Bates for

$4.60

One Acct. against Ruben Niss for

$9.10

One Acct. against J. L. Dobby

$14.10

One Acct. against Parson Tackett for

$3.90

One Note of I. D. Wilburn due Jan. 1st 1859 for

with 10 per cent interest

$20. 85

One Note of John A. Scott due Sept. 13th 1858 for

with 10 pr cent interest

 

$12.95

One Order of P. H. Gordon on Pearly George with credit of $2.20 endorsed Sept. 2nd 1859

$10.35

One Acct. on Mr. Foster Nov. A. D. 1855

$5.05

One Receipt of Robinson and Jinkens attorneys at law dated Jan. 16th 1861 for notes of various persons placed in their hands for collections

 

One Receipt of same attorney dated Jan. 22nd A. D. 1861 for various notes therein specified for collection with credit endorsed of $367 Jan. 18th A. D. 1861

 

One Receipt of Joe A. Woolfork for various claims wherein specified for collection dated March 18th A. D. 1861

 

 

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One Receipt W. R. Billow (Bellew?), J. P. dated Feb. 23rd 1861 for various therein specified for collection with credit endorsed of amount in full of note against John T. Miller and others

 

One Recpt. Of W. R. Bellew, J. P. dated Feb 20th A. D. 1861 for various notes therein specified for collection with credit endorsed 4th March A. D. 1861 of amount of Kirkpatricks note with interst $32.89 and ruther credit endorsed Spt. 26th 1861 of amount of note of W. Q. Rodman principal & interest $18.15 ct.

 

One certificate of John Shields of various judgments therein specified rendered in his Justice’s Court against various persons for amounts and with credits therein specified

 

 

 

I, Alex Berry administrator de bonis non of D. WHITSEL deceased solemnly swear that the above and foregoing is a true inventory and list of claims belonging to said deceased that has come to my hands from C. R. Breedlove former administrator.

 

Alex Berry.

 

Sworn to and subscribed before me this 25th day of Decr. 1865.

 

L. M. Martin, C. J. C. C.

 

 

To the Hon. Probate Court of Collin County,

The undersigned commissioners appointed at the Dec. Term 1865 to partition and divide the communion property belonging to the estate of JOHN UPSHAW between the administrator and SARAH UPSHAW the surviving wife and beg leave to report that they have performed that duty and have set apart to said widow one half of the community property according to the appraisement heretofore made as follows.

 

One dark Iron gray stud colt

80.00

One Iron gray horse

80.00

One dun dilly 2 year old

75.00

One bay filly 3 year old

120.00

One paceing (pacing) bay filly 3 yr. old

100.00

One bay 3 yr old filly spot in forehead

84.00

 

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One Iron Gray Mare

135.00

One Clay Bank Mare

75.00

One sorrel filley (filly) 1 yr old

60.00

One sorrel one eyed mare

60.00

One black Poney (pony) mare

40.00

One side saddle

10.00

One bed & bed clothing

60.00

One bed & bed clothing

60.00

Total Amount

$1040.00

 

 

James M. Cope and Harrison Brummett being duly sworn say that the foregoing is a just and impartial division of the common property of the Estate of JOHN UPSHAW, deceased, as appears from the Inventory and appraisement of the Estate of JOHN UPSHAW, deceased, as appears from the Inventory and appraisement in said Estate between Miles Graves administrator and said estate and SARAH UPSHAW surviving widow of said JOHN UPSHAW.

 

James M. Cope

Harrison Brummett

 

Sworn to and subscribed before me this the 3rd day of Jan. 1866.

 

J. M. Benge, Clerk

Collin County Court

 

 

The following is the amount & character of property left in the hands of the Administrator of belonging to said estate.

 

One bay mare (Bell Mare) valued at

$100.00

One black mare valued at

75.00

One brown 1 yr old colt valued at

35.00

One brown sucking colt valued at

20.00

One sorrel horse colt valued at

45.00

One Mule colt valued at

40.00

One sorrel 3 yr old star in forehead & white foot

80.00

One sorrel horse three white feet

75.00

One bay 5 yr old pony horse

45.00

One dark bay 3 yr old horse

45.00

One dark bay work horse

60.00

One brown horse colt

35.00

One dun horse colt

50.00

One bay sway backed mare

60.00

One large black mule

125.00

One wagon & harness

75.00

1 pr. plough gear

3.00

One bed & bed clothing

15.00

3 chairs

1.50

1 jar 60¢ - 1 lot of glass 1 queenswear

10.60

 

 

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One lot of med books $1 1 history $1.50

$2.50

One lot of tools $3 castings $3

6.00

One chop axe $1 box Med $2 surveying

instruments

13.00

One pr pill bags & contents $5 1 pr candle

molds

6.00

One hammer & pinchers 51¢ 1 tin trumpet

.75

One wagon sheet & two trunks

7.00

One briddle (bridle) 1 smoothing iron one

shovel

2.50

One bucket 1 half bushel 1 pitcher

.80

Total Amt.

$1040.05

 

 

 

 

To the Hon. the County Court of Collin County exercising probate jurisdiction.

The undersigned having been appointed commissioners at the December Term of your Court to make partition & distribution of the Estate both separate and community of JONAS DAWSON decd. would beg leave to make the following report to wit:

To NANCY HUFF we set apart Lot No. 1 containing eighty acres and valued at $1200 being a part of the headright of Jonas Dawson and bounded as follows: Beginning at a post the N W corner of the Headright survey of Jonas Dawson Thence East 16 chains and (50) fifty links a post B F Hackberry 12 inches in dia marked X S 34º E fifty three (53) links Thence South 48 chains and 43 links a boisdarc post and stone on the N B line of an 84 acre tract deed to Nancy Dorson (Dawson?) by Jonas Dorson (Dawson?). Thence West 16 chains and thirty (30) links a post the N W. corner thereof and W B line of the aforesaid Headright survey Thence North on said W. B line 48 chains and 43 links to the place of beginning. Also timbered lot No. 1 containing 40 acres valued at $402.31 being a part of the headright survey of Thomas Linsey (Linsay?) situated on the waters of East fork in Collin County and bounded as follows.

Beginning at a post the N W corner of a 40 acre tracts deeded to Thomas Bruce by Jonas Dorson (Dawson?), said post is on the W B line of the aforesaid Thomas Lindsay Thence north 8 chains a post on said W B. line Thence East to the…

 

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…center of East Fork Thence down the center of said creek with its meanders to the N E corner of the aforesaid Bruce Thence West to the place of beginning also personal property as follows:

 

Amt. propt sold to

widow

$229.00

Amt brt forward

$534.95

One bay mare & colt

125.00

1 gallon crock

.25

20 head stock cattle

120.00

1 5 quarter auger

.75

1 saddle

5.00

1 square table

3.00

1 bed stead & tick

6.44

1 meal chest

10.00

3 plates

1.00

1 coffee mill

1.50

1 smoothing iron

.50

1 inn (sic) wedge

.50

1 pine box

.50

1 old axe

.25

1 choping (chopping)

axe

1.00

1 cross cut saw

4.00

1 tin stand

.50

17 head of hogs

51.00

1 broad axe

2.00

¼ interest in reaper

25.00

3 chairs

3.00

1/3 interest in cook

stove

4.00

1 large cupboard

15.00

1 large bed stead

8.00

2 set plough irons

6.00

 

$643.19

1 log chain

3.00

 

 

1 set plow harness

10.00

 

 

3 single trees

3.00

 

 

1 pair stretchers

3.00

 

 

1 tea kettle

1.00

 

 

 

 

We set apart to D. D. DAWSON as follows. Tract No. 2 containing 134-81/100 acres valued at $1200 being a part of the headright survey of JONAS DAWSON situated on the water of Honey Creek in Collin County and bounded as follows to wit: Beginning at the N E corner of Tract No. 1 a post on the N B line of the aforesaid headright survey – Thence East on said N B line 39 chains and 53 inks a post on said line – Thence South 34 chains and 13 links a small elm in ravine mark X for corner – Thence West 39 chains and 53 links a post on the East Boundary line of tract No. 1 set apart to NANCY HUFF – Thence North 34 chains and 13 links to the place of beginning, also timbered land as tract No. 2 containing 67 acres valued at $400. Being a part of the Headright survey of Thomas Linsey situated on the waters of East Fork in Collin County and bounded as follows to wit: Beginning at a post on the W. B. of the aforesaid Thomas Linsey and N. W. corner of timbered tract No. 1 set apart to NANCY HUFF- Thence North on said W. B. line 13 chains and 87 links to a post. Thence East to the center of East Fork creek to the N E corner of the aforesaid timbered tract No. 1 – Thence West to the place of beginning.

We also set…

 

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…apart to D. D. DAWSON personal property as follows:

 

Property sold to

widow

$229.99

Amt. brt. up

$573.00

One sorrel mare &

colt

125.00

1 plow

6.00

20 head stock cattle

120.00

1 weeding hoe

.50

½ interest in reeper

(reaper)

50.00

17 head of hogs

51.00

1 saddle

15.00

1 log chain

3.00

1 clock

5.00

1 bed stead

8.00

1 bed stead

5.00

1/3 intst (interest) in

stove

4.00

1 large kettle

3.00

 

 

1 stand table

2.50

 

 

1 old grindstone

.25

 

 

1 old chain pump

.25

 

 

2 ox yokes

4.00

 

 

Bolster & feathers

5.00

 

 

3 plows

9.00

 

 

 

 

We set apart to JAMES DAWSON as follows: Tract No. 3 containing 140.72 acres and valued at $1200.00 being a part of the headright survey of JONAS DAWSON, situated on the waters of Honey Creek in Collin County and bounded as follows – Beginning at a bois d’arck post the South East corner of tract No. 1 set apart to NANCY HUFF by JONAS DAWSON Thence South 31 chains and 75 links the S E corner thereof Thence East 26 chains and 66 links a post on the S B line of the foresaid headright survey and S W corner of an 84 acre tract deeded to JAMES DAWSON by JONAS DAWSON – Thence North 14 chains and 30 links to a small elm mark X stand in bed of branch – Thence West 39 chains and 53 links to a point on the E B line of Tract No. 1 and S W corner of tract No. 2 set apart to D. D. DAWSON Thence South 14 chains and 30 links to the place of beginning Also timbered tract No. 3 containing 42 acres and valued at $403.25 cts. being a part of the headright survey of Thos. Linsey situated on the waters of East Fork in Collin county and bounded as follows. Beginning at a post on the W. B line of said Linsey and N W corner of timbered tract No. 2 set apart to D. D. DAWSON Thence North on said W B line 9 chains the N W corner of the headright survey of Thomas Linsey – Thence East 46…

 

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…chains and 75 links to the center of said creek to the N E corner of timbered tract No. 2 set apart to D. D. DAWSON Thence West to the place of beginning. We also set apart to JAMES DAWSON personal property as follows,

 

One set wagon irons

50.00

Amount brought up

$526.00

One bed stead

8.00

One grindstone

2.00

One churn

1.50

5 geese

2.50

One small cupboard

1.50

¼ inst (interest) in

reeper (reaper)

25.00

One yoke of oxen

15.00

17 head of stock hogs

51.00

20 head of cattle

120.00

1 plow

8.00

Property sold to wid

(widow)

229.00

2 augers & 2 chisels

2.00

1 bay horse colt

75.00

1 trunk

2.00

1 gun barrel

5.00

1 lot of old irons

1.00

1 Sug (sugar) Bowl

.50

1 razer (razor) & strop

1.00

1 smoothing iron

.50

1 iron wedge

.50

1 set and irons

2.00

1 pair stilyards

(steelyards)

3.00

1 large pot

4.00

1 sasage (sausage)

mill

1.00

1 3 gal. crock

.75

1 harrow

1.00

1 hand saw

2.50

1 grun (?) hoe

1.00

1 bed stead & tick

5.50

1 Inn (Iron?) Squar

(Square?)

.25

1 ax

1.00

2 bee gums

2.00

1 barrel

.50

1 bed stead

8.00

1 drawing knife

.75

¼ int (interest) in

stove

4.00

1 barrel

1.00

 

$642.25

 

 

Recapitulation

 

To NANCY HUFF 120 acres of land valued at

$1602.50

Personal property valued at

643.19

 

$2245.69

 

To D. D. DAWSON 202.81 acres of land

valued at

$1603.25

Personal property valued at

642.25

 

$2245.50

 

To JAMES DAWSON 181. 72 acres of land

valued at

$1603.25

Personal property valued at

642.25

 

$2245.50

 

For further information in reference to the partition of the land we refer your Honor to the accompanying plat marked Exhibit B.

 

Expenses of partition as follows:

 

To A. T. Robertson 5 days service as Sur

(Surveyor) & Comis (Commissioner)

$25.00

To J. S. Helms 5 days service as Sur

(Surveyor) & Comis (Commissioner)

10.00

 

$35.00

 

 

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All of which is respectfully submitted this the 11th day of January 1866.

A. T. Robertson

Comiss.

J. S. Helms

Sworn to and subscribed before me this the 13 day of January 1866.

J. M. Benge, Clerk

 

[Plats not included]

 

I do hereby certify that the above plats represent truly the lines of partition of the real estate of JONAS DAWSON decd. January 12th 1866.

 

A. T. Robertson, C. S.

 

 

Jan. Term Probate Court

Collin County 1866

 

To the Hon. Judge. By order of the Court on the 1st Monday in the present month the land of the estate of P. E. ROBERTS consisting of 85 acres in the survey of JAMES ROBERTS 5 miles South of McKinney was sold to the highest bidder for two dollars pr. acre sold to W. Sachsy (Sache?).

And 50 acres in Denton County out of the League Survey was sold to A. Greer for $1.21 pr. acre – on twelve months credit with interest at 10 pr. cent from date.

 

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First Tract $170.00

Amount of the Two Sales

Second Tract $ 60.50

$230.50

 

Would ask the Court to approve the same.

 

Mandama Davis

Admin.

D. B. Davis

 

Estate of P. E. Roberts

 

 

Jan. Term 1866

Probate Court Collin Co., Tex.

 

To the Hon. Judge.

The undersigned would report that on the 1st Tuesday in this month by order of the Court he sold as the property of the Estate one town lot & buildings to the highest bidder on six months time for $78.50 to E. W. Batton – secured by note & security. Also sold at the same time to J. Housewright seven acres of timbered land on East Fork for $22.40 secured by note on six months time with security both notes to draw 10 pr. cent from due. I would ask the Court to approve the same.

 

W. C. Parker, Admr. of the Estate of I. W. PARKER

 

Sworn to and subscribed before me this Jan. 29th 1866.

 

F. J. Vance, C. J. C. C.

 

 

 

Account of the sale of personal property belonging to the Est. (Estate) of R. C. WHISENANT deced. By virtue of an order of the Probate Court for Decr. Term A. D. 1865 – Sale made on the 8th day of January 1866.

 

Name of Purchaser

Description of property

Amt.

Sales Coffee

One 4 year old bay horse

$32.10

 

Terms of Sale: Cash

 

State of Texas

County of Collin Personally appeared before me F. J. Vance, Chief Justice of said County…

 

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Hugh Whisenant who being duly sworn says on oath that the above and foregoing account of sale is true and correct this 29th day of Jan. 1866.

 

 

 

Account of sale of personal property belonging the Est. (Estate) of R. C. WHISENANT decd. by virtue of an order made in the December Term of the Probate Court A. D. 1865.

 

Made on the 20th day of Jan. A. D. 1866.

 

Name of Purchaser

Description of Property

Amt.

Stanley Cooper

1 3 yr. old white horse

70.50

S. Coffee

1 small yearling solt

65.00

R. B. Whisenant

1 4 year old paint mare

135.00

R. B. Whisenant

1 3 year old bay mare

80.50

R. B. Whisenant

1 ? year old sorrel mare

125.00

R. B. Whisenant

1 yearling bay colt

31.00

R. B. Whisenant

1 rife gun

5.00

 

 

$513.50

 

The term of said sale was six months with 12% interest from due until paid.

 

State of Texas Personally appeared before me F. J. Vance Chief Justice of said County

County of Collin Hugh Whisenant who being duly sworn states on oath that the foregoing account of sale is correct and true this January 29th A. D. 1866.

 

 

 

Acc (Account) of sales of stock belonging to the Estate of JOHN UPSHAW, Decd.

 

W. D. Chapman

1 black mare

$36.00

W. M. Graves

1 bay mare & filley (filly)

39.00

C. C. Daugherty

1 sorrel horse

54.00

J. W. Daugherty

1 sorrel horse

51.00

J. W. Daugherty

1 lg (large) black mule

48.00

 

 

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Joel Cotton

1 bay horse 5 years old

$36.50

W. D. Chapman

1 yearling mule

27.00

E. G. Shaw

1 dun horse yearling colt

30.00

H. G. Lewis

1 yellow horse colt

30.00

W. M. Graves

1 black yearling colt

25.00

W. M. Graves

1 bay yearling colt

23.00

E. C. Thompson

1 sorrel yearling colt

40.50

S. B. Taber

1 bay horse 4 year old

40.50

H. G. Lewis

1 two year old brown colt

20.25

H. G. Lewis

1 black yearling colt

10.50

 

 

$487.75

 

I hereby certify the above to be a correct return of the above sale.

 

C. Beal, Clerk.

 

Jan. 15th, 66

 

XX The Bay horse colt at $21.50

XX & yellow horse colt at $25.00 are separate property of JOHN UPSHAW.

 

Jan. Term 1866

Probate Court Collin Co.

 

To the Hon. Judge.

 

In Pursuance of previous orders from your court – The property of Exhibit A herewith filed was sold to the highest & best bidder on twelve months credit secured by note and security. The amount of sale amounted to $487.75 – but $46.50 was property of the separate estate of the deceased JOHN UPSHAW.

All of which is submitted for approval.

 

Miles Graves Admst. (Administrator) of the Estate of

JOHN UPSHAW, Decd.

 

I the undersigned admr. do hereby certify that the within sale bill is correct this Jan. 29th 1866.

Miles Graves Admr. of the Estate of JNO. UPSHAW, decd.

 

 

Page 409

 

Account of sale of personal property belonging to the Estate of ELI. W. WITT decd. on the 13th day of Jan. A. D. 1866 by virtue of an order of the Probate Court in Vacation.

 

Name of Purchaser

Description of Property

Amt. Sold For

George Wright

One stallion horse

One cutting box

One pr. pot hooks

$208.90 cts.

 

S. B. Robards

One Mare

$103.00

Sherad Roland

One Colt

$ 32.00

J. H. Pace

One ox one pot & andirons

$25.80

B. E. Burges (Burgess?)

Two plows One Jar One Stand

One Scythe & cradle

$15.85

George Arrington

One plow one oven

One Bell & One Box of old irons

$9.30

Jessie Coffee

Two log chains

8.50

C. Morrison

One pr. tongs, one bell & one

razor cash

2.75

C. J. Gregsby

One grind stone cash

.25

W. M. Martin

Two Books cash

.90

C. W. Coats

One book & one razor cash

.55

D. W. Pace

One hand saw cash

1.30

Larken Hendrix

One Pitch Fork cash

1.65

T. Echols

Four books & one razor cash

.65

J. Fields

One Razor & strop

.80

 

 

$412.20

 

 

Terms of Sale:

 

Twelve months credit with security of all amounts over five dollars, less their five cash.

 

State of Texas Personally appeared before me F. J. Vance Chief Justice of said County

County of Collin J. K. H. Pace who being duly sworn says on oath that the above and foregoing account is correct and true. This 29th of January A. D. 1866.

 

 

Page 410

 

To the Hon. F. J. Vance Chief Justice Collin County, Texas.

We the undersigned commissioners appointed to set apart a life time interest in the landed estate of J. D. NELSON, deceased to the widow of said deceased or her representation.

Beg leave to submit the following report to wit: Twenty eight (28) acres of land bounded as follows, beginning on the North boundary line of W. B. Williams survey a rock it being the South East corner of Ten (10) acres bought by the said NELSON deeded from John Hendrix Thence North (80) eighty rods a stake Thence West (56) Fifty Six rods a stoke; Thence South (80) rods a stake on said N. B. line Thence East (56) Fifty six rods to the place of beginning, the same being apart of the Susannah Walker survey. The said widow or her representation to have the priviledge [privilege] of removing the fencing and placing it all on said twenty eight acres.

 

Plat not shown here.

 

This Farmersville Jan. 10th, 1866.

D. D. Grayham Com. & Surveyor

John O. Sheppard, Com.

Sworn to and subscribed by D. D. Grayham before me this the 29th Jan. 1866.

J. M. Benge, Clerk.

 

Page 411

 

Inventory and appraisement of the Community Estate of WM. A. THORN deceased and his surviving wife SARAH THORN made by the said Sarah Thorn and the appraisers appointed by the County Court pertaining to Estates at the August Term 1866, this 11th day of September 1866.

 

106 acres of land

Valued at

$400.00

3 acres of land

Valued at

60.00

 

Lot No. 5 in Block B of

Farmersville val. at

15.00

 

 

$175.00

 

D. D. Graham

A. H. Neatherly

 

Sworn to before me this the 11th day of Sept. 1866.

Enos Higgis J. Peace C. C. Tex.

Precinct No. 8

 

This day personally appeared before me the undersigned authority SARAH ANN THORN and on oath states that she is the identical person stated in the foregoing inventory and that she has three children to maintain and educate & that the foregoing is a full & complete Inventory of the Community Property of said estate.

To certify which I hereto sign my name and affix my seal of office this 21st day of Sept. 1866.

D. D. Graham, N. P. C. C. Texas

 

Page 412

 

To the Honorable County Court of Collin County –

Pertaining to Estates the undersigned administrators of the Estate of WILLIAM SIMONS, Dec. makes the following as his account of sale made by me as said administrator of the estate of said deceased on 8th day June 1865.

 

Articles Sold

To whom

Price

1 2 year old mare

Jacob Helmns [Helms]

$85.00

1 4 year old horse

A. A. Allen

65.00

2 cows & calves

G. D. Berry

20.00

1 cow & calf

J. M. Burk

8.95

1 Cow

R. Marks

7.00

1 sow 5 shots (shoats) 3 pigs

S. Chipman

8.00

1 clothes press

J. M. Chipman

10.00

3 chairs

J. M. Chipman

3.75

2 small crockes (crocks)

Jasper Culwell

.25

3 chairs

J. M. Burk

2.25

1 sausage ginder

J. M. Burk

4.00

33 ½ lbs. feathers

J. M. Burk

20.00

1 wash pot

G. D. Berry

5.62

1 bucket & sundries

Berry White

4.00

1 bead (bed) stead

G. Billings

6.00

1 trundle bed stead

G. Billings

3.00

1 folding table

G. Billings

8.00

1 dressing table

G. Billings

3.00

1 bed stead

J. G. Duglass (Douglass?)

6.00

4 bee hives

J. G. Duglass

6.00

1 meal Sive (sieve?)

S.. Chipman

.50

1 sythe (scythe) & cradle

A. Duglass (Douglass?)

3.00

1 5 gal- jar-

A. Duglass

1.25

1 pr. tongs

D. Wilson

.50

1 cook stove

D. Wilson

27.00

Sundries

J. S. Helms

1.00

can & soap

J. S. Helms

2.00

2 flour barrels

J. Culwell

1.00

1 ax

Jas. Culwell

.50

1 spade

J. M. Chipman

1.55

Reap & pot hooks

John Culwell

.50

1 pr. stretchers & 2 s (single?)

trees

J. M. Chipman

2.00

38 ½ lbs old Iron W (?)

W. Culwell

4.00

1 box & old bucket

S. Chipman

1.35

Lot of old books

John Culwell-R. Marks-& S.

Chipman

3.85

1 pr. candl(e) molds

W. Culwell

.75

1 milk strainer

A. A. Alllen

.30

1 sausage stuffer

J. M. Buxh

.25

1 small box sundries

T. Edwards

1.60

2 butcher knives

J. S. Helms

.25

4 knives & forks

J. S. Helms

1.00

 

Page 413

 

Article

To Whom

Price

1 old coffee pot

J. Tinny

$00.25

1 smoothing iron

J. N. Dickson

.25

1 goods box

Mrs. J. Howard

1.00

1 clock

S. Chipman

9.75

1 churn grubbing (grubbing)

hoe & ax

J. Tinny A. Culwell

1.50

Rent the farm for the

remaining part of this year &

next to

S. Chipman

165.00

1 hand saw 1 set plates

Dest (?) butter Ball (?)

4 glass tumblers

Mrs. J. K. Dickson

4.50

 

Sold on a credit of 12 months some

money however paid in.

A. R. Dickson, Adm –

 

Sworn to before me this 26th day of June 1865.

Buford Henry Clerk

 

 

To the Chief Justice of Collin County, Texas

The undersigned administrators would return the following additional sale bill of the estate of J. P. HOUTS, decd – May the 10th 1866.

 

2 cows

James Row

14.00

1 2 year old

James Row

4.00

1 yearling

James Row

2.50

 

 

Samuel Young, Adm.

 

Sworn to before me this the 28th day 1866.

J. M. Benge, Clerk.

 

 

Page 414

 

To the Honorable County Court Collin County.

The undersigned would report the following as a complete inventory of the Estate of the minor heirs of WILSON L. MURRAY, to wit:

Eight hundred and sixty dollars $860.00 received from former Guardian

$860.00

Six hundred and thirty nine dollars and two cents received. J. V. Stark, Grayson County-

639.02

 

$1499.02

 

Given under my hand this the 27 day of March 1866.

 

R. R. Carr, Guardian

 

Sworn and subscribed to before me this the 27 day of March 1866.

J. M. Benge, Clerk.

 

Sale Book of the property of the Estate of ROBERT PATTERSON, deceased.

 

Property

Purchasers

Price

1 black horse 5 years old

James M. Cope

50.50

1 sorrel mare

Miller Cope

35.50

1 yearling colt

J. W. Sproules

20.50

1 bay mare & col[t]

Jno. Birgh

93.00

1 sourl (sorrel) filly

Jno. Birgh

88.00

1 cow and calf

M. L. Williams

13.50

1 cow and calf

M. L. Williams

12.50

1 brown cow & calf

W. C. Chapman

10.50

1 red cow and calf

M. L. Williams

11.00

1 white cow and calf

M. L. Williams

8.00

1 brindle cow & calf

Jno. M. Davis

9.00

1 heifer two years old

J. W. Daugherty

10.00

1 spoted (spotted) heifer 3

years old

M. L. Williams

8.00

1 lalie (?) cow

J. W. Daugherty

9.75

1 heifer 3 years old

J. B. Bridenfield

6.50

1 brown glass (?)

J. G. Glass

10.50

1 cow & calf

M. L. Williams

13.75

1 brown cow & yearling

M. L. Williams

10.50

1 2 year old heifer, 1 yearling

do (ditto)

James Patterson

6.50

1 yoke 3 year old steers

J. B. Bridenfield

16.00

1 yoke of steers

W. D. Chapman

50.50

1 lot of hogs 10 hd (head)

James Patterson

26.50

1 lot of hogs 12 hd

James Patterson

19.20

The Mark of Hogs (?)

James Patterson

2.50

1 set wagon irons

J. W. Sproules

38.00

1 drawing knife

James Patterson

.55

1 drawing knife & augers

Edward Thompson

.50

1 broad ax

W. D. Hunter

1.25

1 lot old irons &c (etc.)

James M. Cleper (Klepper?)

8.75

1 feather bed bolster & pillows

W. M. Sewell

10.00

Razor & Strop

J. W. Daugherty

2.60

 

 

Page 415

 

Property

Purchasers

Price

1 double bll (barreled) shot

gun

Miler Cope

10.00

1 clock

D. Helmstetler

2.00

1 dining table & oven

J. W. Daugherty

1.90

1 100 lbs. bacon hog amen

(?)

J. W. Daugherty

52.36

1 lot of lard 50 lb. 10cts

J. W. Daugherty

5.00

1 pr. trace chains

James Patterson

1.60

1 book history world

W. M. Sewell

2.50

1 barrel salt

J. W. Daugherty

5.05

2 stock hog(s)

James Patterson

9.45

1 2 year old heifer

J. W. Daugherty

3.00

 

April 18th

I hereby certify the above to be a true and correct return of the acct – Sales of the before mentioned property belonging to the estate of ROBERT PATTERSON, decd.

C. Beates, Clerk.

 

I, C. C. Duglass do hereby certify that the foregoing said bill is correct.

C. C. Duglass

 

Sworn to and subscribed before me this the 30 day April 1866.

 

J. M. Benge, Clerk.

 

Page 416

 

Inventory and appraises made of the Community property of LEROY CLEMENTS deceased and his surviving wife.

 

Household and kitchen furniture

100.00

1 mule

50.00

1 spotted poney (pony)

20.00

1 black poney (pony)

20.00

1 buggy

60.00

1 wagon

18.00

2 cows and calves

10.00

4 yearling steers

12.00

17 seventeen head of stock hogs

25.00

2 plows

3.00

 

We the appraisers do hereby certify the foregoing inventory and appraist (sic) is a correct inventory and appraist (sic) of all the property of LEROY CLEMENTS as show this the 23rd Apr. 1866.

John McKinney

David Wyle

John Nelson

 

Sworn to and subscribed before me this the 23rd day April 1866.

J. M. Benge, Clerk.

 

JANE E. CLEMENTS sworn to (sic) and subscribed before me this the 23rd April 1866.

J. M. Benge, Clerk.

 

 

Page 417

 

Inventory and appraisers of the estate of MATHEW MARK WHISENANT Minor heir of R. C. WHISENANT, Decd.

 

80 acres of land out the Survey $4 31 ½

435.00

1 black mare

50.00

 

Lewis McMiller

J. M McKinney

W. C. Roberts

 

Sworn to and subscribed before me this the 26th June 1866.

J. M. Benge, Clerk.

 

I, R. B. WHISENANT do solemnly swear that the foregoing inventory and appaiser is true and correct.

R. B. Whisenant

 

Sworn to and subscribed to before me this the 26th day June 1860 (sic).

J. M. Benge, Clerk.

 

 

Appraisement (sic – Inventory?) and appraisement of the property belonging to the Estate (of) MATILAID ANN and ISABELLA WHISENANT, Minor heirs of R. C. WHISENANT, deceased.

 

230 acres of land out of the Survey at $3

690.00

1 mare and colt $75

75.00

1 mare

60.00

 

W. C. Roberts

J. M. McKinney

Lewis McMiller

 

Sworn to and subscribed before me this the 26 June 1866.

 

J. M. Benge, Clerk.

 

I, W. M. WARNER do solemnly swear that the foregoing is a true and correct account of the inventory and appraise of all the property belonging to the Estate (of) MATILAID ANN (and) ISABELLA WHISENANT Minors W. M. Weaver –

 

Sworn to and subscribed before me this the 26th June 1866.

J. M. Benge, Clerk.

 

Page 418

 

 

The State of Texas To the Honorable County Court of Collin County having Probate

Collin County Jurisdiction. McKinney 4th July 1866.

 

We the undersigned having been appointed to appraise the estate of C. C. HEARD deceased respectfully submit the following as a correct inventory and appraisement of said estate as pointed out to us by JNO. S. HEARD administrator of said estate.

 

2 2/2 Town lots &

improvements

3500.00

2 ½ doz knives &

forks 3.00

7.50

2/ acres land &

improvements

200.00

1 doz table spoons

1.50

15 bed steads and

beding (bedding) 7.00

105.00

1 doz tea spoons

.75

4 feather beds &

clothing 32.50

130.00

3 samel (small?) bells

4.50

27 chairs

30.00

4 cake pans

1.00

19 wash stands 2.00

38.00

1046 lb bacon 9c

95.14

3 dining tables 5.00

15.00

208 lbs lard 12

26.00

1 buerau (bureau)

5.00

75 lbs soap

9.37

1 lounge

10.00

1 empt(y) bbl (barrel)

1.28

1 wash robe

12.00

1 half bu (bushel)

measure

.75

2 dish safes 7.00

14.00

1 lot old harness

30.00

1 cooking stove &

vessels

50.00

6 set single harness

30.00

1 oven

2.00

1 grind stone

2.00

1 churn

1.20

1 loom

4.00

3 water buckets

3.00

3 bu. dried apples

9.00

3 tubs

3.00

265 lb. sugar 14s

37.00

1 lage (large) wash

kettle

4.00

1 lbs. coffee 30s

12.00

2 shovels & pr. tongs

1.00

2 sping (spring?)

wheels

2.50

3 trunks 4.00

12.00

1 six mul (mule?)

wagon

45.00

1 shot gun

20.00

1 six mule Iron Axle

wagon

100.00

1 lot of books

25.00

1 heavy two horse

wagon

35.00

6 towels

2.00

1 light two horse wagon

55.00

4 stone spittoms

(spittoons)

2.00

1 Four horse wagon

60.00

2 prs. And stron (?)

4.00

1 buggy & harness

60.00

2 set Com Glass

tumblers 2

4.00

2 steak dishes

1.50

1 set Goblets

2.50

1 large bay horse

90.00

9 stone pitchers 1.00

9.00

1 large blind horse

30.00

4 bowls

1.50

1 chesnut (chestnut)

sorrel horse

60.00

1 doz China cups

1.50

1 iron gray horse

50.00

1 preserve stand

.30

1 poney (pony) bay

horse

30.00

3 set com cups &

saucers

3.00

1 poney (pony) bay

18.00

6 set breakfast plates

6.00

1 sorrel mare poney

(pony)

30.00

2 sets desert plates

1.00

1 dunn (dun) horse

25.00

15 fruit & pickle dishes

3.00

1 brown mare mule

75.00

2 molasses stand

3.00

1 bay horse mule

60.00

1 soup turine (tureen)

2.00

1 black mule

40.00

2 vgetables dishes

4.00

1 sorrel mule

30.00

3 cream pitchers .25

.75

4 cows & calves 9.00

36.00

1 gravy dish

.25

30 head hogs 2.00

60.00

1 tea pot

1.00

 

$5495.50

5 salt sellars (cellars)

.50

 

 

 

 

Page 419

 

The above Inventory is all Community Property.

We the undersigned appraisers appointed as above mentioned to appraise the Estate of C. C. HEARD decd. do solemnly swear that the above and foregoing valuation of all the property personal real as found out by Jno. S. Heard administrator of said Estate.

 

Sworn to and subscribed before me this the 14th day of July 1866.

J. M. Benge, Clerk.

 

List of Claims belonging to the Estate of C. C. Heard, deceased.

 

T. E. Pulum

a/c 42.00

W. H. Gill

Note doubtful $8.95

A. J. Hall

a/c 34.00

John T. Barlow

Note doubtful 42.02

Harrison Stiff

a/c 8.33

James Langston

Note doubtful 3.20

Thos. Morgan

a/c 2.50

Lennard Worchester

Note doubtful 50.00

Wm. Rhea & Bro.

a/c 2.50

S. Thompson

Note doubtful 12.31

George Watts & Carty

6.00

P. H. Hoyle

Note doubtful 13.46

C. Chapenhaven – Due Bill & Note

2125.00

Morris & Marks

Note doubtful 72.61

James C. Oliver

note (doubtful)

23.63

Morris, G. W.

Note doubtful 3.50

George H. Rady

note (doubtful)

10.00

Morris, G. W.

Note doubtful 34.59

J. L. Denton

note (doubtful)

10.00

P. H. Hoyle

Note doubtful 8.50

H. A. Hamilton

note (doubtful)

36.00

Geor. Gross, et al

Note doubtful 10.90

 

 

 

$2617.90

The above and foregoing inventory and list of Claims and all

Community Property.

 

State of Texas I, Jno. S. Heard administrator of the Estate of C. C. HEARD, dec. do

County of Collin solemnly swear that the foregoing inventory and list is full and complete inventory of the property and claims of the Estate that have come to my knowledge.

Sworn to and subscribed Jno. S. Heard before me this 14th July 1866.

J. M. Benge, Clerk, C. C. C. C. Texas.

 

 

Page 420

 

Inventory of the Estate of ROBERT PATTERSON, Dc.

 

The property belonging to the Estate of the above named Deceased.

 

1 sorrel mare branded “C”

Valued at

65.00

1 year old horse colt

Valued at

25.00

1 bay mare five years old

Valued at

75.00

1 2 year old bay filly

Valued at

50.00

1 black poney (pony) horse

Valued at

60.00

25 head stock cattle

Valued at 5.00 [each]

125.00

1 yoke work cattle branded “C”

Valued at

40.00

60 head stock hogs

Valued at

60.00

1 double bbl (barrel) shot gun

Valued at

10.00

1 set wagon irons

Valued at

30.00

1 Cary plow

Valued at

2.00

1 school plow 1 lot scrap irons

$4.00

Valued at

5.00

1 3 day clock 1 razor strop

Valued at

4.00

1 pr. trace chains .75

Valued at

.75

4 drawing chains 1 square

cury (curry) comb

Valued at

2.00

1 feather bed pillows and

bolster

Valued at

10.00

350 lbs. bacon a[t] 12 ½

Valued at

43.75

2 bushels of salt bbl

Valued at

2.00

3 little stacks of hay

Valued at

15.50

1 lot or part of harness

Valued at

1.50

1 bow at

Valued at

2.00

1 Oven .75 1 gal. lard $8.00

Valued at 3.00 [each]

8.75

128 1/3 acres land

Valued at 3.00 [each]

386.00

60 acres land Laman and fifty

acres in prairie County Murphy

right 10 acres timber 1.50 per

ac (acre)

 

90.00

1 4 year old steer

Valued at

18.00

1 Three year old steer

Valued at

14.00

1 pr. bridle bits

Valued at

.50

1 history of the World

 

2.00

 

 

1142.75

 

Miles Graves, James M. Cope and James Patterson appraisers appointed to return and Inventory and appraisement of the property belonging to the Estate of ROBERT PATTERSON decd. being duly sworn do say that the foregoing is a full and comple (complete) Inventory and appraisement of the property belonging to the said estate that has come to there (sic) knowledge to the best of their knowledge and belief.

 

March 26th 1866.

Miles Graves

James W. Cope

James Patterson

 

 

Page 421

 

C. C. Daugherty Administrator of the Estate of ROBERT PATTERSON, deceased, being duly sworn says that the following [and] foregoing is a full and complete Inventory and appraisement of all the property belonging to the said estate of his intestate that has come to his knowledge and that he knows of [no] claims in favor of said estate.

 

C. C. Daugherty.

 

Sworn to and subscribed before me this the 26th March 1866.

 

J. M. Benge, Clerk.

 

 

Inventory and appraisement of the Common Property of GEORGE HOLT deceased and his surviving wife, HESTER H. HOLT.

 

One hundred and ninety four acres land

$1940.00

Two cows & calves

24.00

Three cows & yearlings

36.00

One young cow 2 year old & one yearling

22.00

Two American mares

200.00

Sixty One sheep & lambs

122.00

Nine stock shoats

18.00

One wagon

85.00

Three plows

12.00

Household furniture

75.00

Sum Total

2534.00

 

Valuation made in U. S. Currency.

Alfred Chandler

S. G. S. McGarrah

David O Brien

Sworn to before me this March 27, 1866.

F. J. Vance, C. J. C. C.

 

I, HESTER A. HOLT do hereby certify that the foregoing is a true and correct inventory and appraisement of all the community property of GEORGE HOLT & myself – his surviving wife this 27 March 1866.

her

Hester A. X Holt

mark

 

Sworn to before me this March 27th 1866.

 

F. J. Vance, C. J. C. C.

 

Page 422

 

State of Texas

To the County Court of Collin County

County of Collin

Honorable F. J. Vance Chief Justice of said County.

The undersigned respectfully shows that heretofore to wit: - on the 25th day of February 1866 WILLIAM MOROSKI (Moroskey?) a resident citizen of said county departed this life and that show shes (?) the widow of said deceased that said decedent felt (left) four children the offsprings of said deceased and the undersigned namely AUROA age 16 years, ELIZABETH 11 years, PAULINE age 7 years, HENRIETTA 4 years. That she now comes into Court as now required by law and ask leave to file a ful (full) and comple (complete) Inventory of the Community Propertyof said – dec.- Estate which is as follows – to wit-

 

1 big kneed mare

Valued at

$5.00

1 yellow bay mare

Valued at

10.00

1 spand (span?) mules 3

years old

Valued at

100.00

1 yearling mule

Valued at

30.00

1 yearling colt

Valued at

25.00

1 wagon & harness

Valued at

25.00

2 cows & 2 yearlings

Valued at

20.00

2 cows -

Valued at

16.00

4 2 yrs. old heifers

Valued at

24.00

2 3 yrs. old steers

Valued at

10.00

2 2 yrs. old steers

Valued at

10.00

5 yearlings

Valued at

15.00

4 hed (head) hogs

Valued at

12.00

1 set shoe maker tools

Valued at

10.00

1 cross cut saw

Valued at

3.00

4 augers

Valued at

1.00

1 square

Valued at

.25

1 drawing knife

Valued at

.75

1 small hand saw

Valued at

.25

2 chisel and monkey wrench

-75 cts-

Valued at

- 337.25

1 chopping ax

Valued at

2.25

2 P lines

Valued at

8.00

 

 

348.50

 

E. D. Morner

Jno. M. Kincaid

David Wylie

 

Sworn to and subscribed before me this the 6th day April 1866.

 

J. M. Benge, Clerk, C. C. C. C. Texas.

 

Page 423

 

I MINNIE MOROSKI do hereby certify that the foregoing Inventory and appraisement containg (containing) a complete and correct Inventory of all the Community Property of WM. MOROSKI deceased and myself.

Minnie Moroski

 

Sworn to and subscribed before me this the 9th April 1866.

 

J. M. Benge, Clerk.

 

 

The State of Texas

County Collin We the undersigned appointed by the County Court of the above mentioned Court and State of JOHN HAGGARD Decd. which was unsettled at the death of S. A. ELKIN former administrator do offer to the Honorable Court the following invoice or report.

 

One note of hand given the 30th day of December 1862 which have a credit on it April 16th 1863 of one hundred and fifty dollars which we believe to valuable from its face.

$419.00 150.00

 

One note of hand for $20.00 given Oct. 24th 1857 with a credit on it of $10.00 paid, date not mentioned which note believe to be good for its face value minus the credit on the same.

10.00

 

One note of hand given by Daniel Bront & others March 15th 1859 for $186.00, which note we think doubtful value the face of the note calls for $186.00

 

W. M. Bush

O. E. Bush

Joseph Anderson

Sworn to and subscribed before me 1st March 1866.

J. M. Benge, Clerk

 

Page 424

 

Inventory and appraisement of the Communit[y] Property of W. C. KENNEDY decd. and EMILY JANE KENNEDY surviving wife of said decd.

 

S ½ clk 38 and Lot 181 in sd Blk (McKinney)

$200.00

½ interest in part of Lots No. 24 & 25 Blk No. 3 -McKinney

125.00

$400.00 Dollars

400.00

1 Gld (Gold) Watch

100.00

1 silver watch

10.00

1 shot gun

15.00

1 bed stead and bed furniture

30.00

6 chairs

6.00

1 looking glass

12.00

 

The above appraisement is just.

J. L. Farris

James Farris

 

Sworn to and subscribed before me this the 30th day of January 1866.

 

P. S. Hooker, J. P. Collin Co.

 

 

List of Claims of the above estate

 

1. J. B.

Duncan

Note

$75.00

13. James H.

Lovejoy

a/c

8.75

2. Fitzhugh,

G. W.

Note

24.40

14. G. W.

Fitzhugh

a/c

17.85

3. Joseph

Bedsoe

Note

4.40

15. H. S.

Bright

a/c

1.55

4. W. C. Hall

Note

2.35

John Marden

a/c

10.00

5. W. C.

Roberts

Note

4.00

S. B.

Skinaman

a/c

10.50

6. L. G.

Walker

Note

5.00

W. Fitzhugh

a/c

2.00

7. R. Croft

Note

12.24

C. H. Wysong

a/c

7.75

8. James

Croft

Note

2.45

J. P. Barnett

a/c

3.00

9. James W.

Throgmorton

Account

7.10

David Herrin

a/c

2.50

10. John L.

Lovejoy

Account

21.60

Jesse Field

a/c

6.00

11. R. W.

Waddill

Account

7.50

G. H. Pegues

a/c

13.00

12. M. D.

Bullion

Account

88.00

J. M. Feland

a/c

13.40

 

Notes and accounts one half.

 

The above is a full and complete Inventory and Just of the Estate of W. C. KENNEDY and I his surviving wife, that has come to my knowledge.

Emily J. Kennedy

 

Sworn and subscribed to before me this the 30th day January 1866.

P. S. Hooker, J. P. Collin Co.





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