Probate Minutes - Volume A-1


 

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

The undersigned having been appoint at the May Term your Hons. Court [to] make partition and distribution on R. MUGG decd. would respectfully beg leave to offer the following report, to wit:

After repairing to the premises and making a complete examination of the same we do partition to the respective heirs as follows:

To SARAH A. FOSTER we do set apart prairie lot No. 1 containing 34 acres valued at $3.40. Timber lot containing 10 acres valued at $60 and $17.00 in money. Prairie Lot No. 1 is a part of the headright survey of Wm. Hardin situated on the divide between breaks of Eastfork and Honey Creek in Collin County and bounded as follows: Beginning at the N. W. corner of prairie lot No. 6 set apart for Theodosia E. Mugg, Thence West 25.50 chains a post S W corner 94 ½ acres Lot set apart to Mrs. Catharine Mugg in a former partition of said estate Thence South 13.33 1/3 chains to the place of beginning.

To WILLIAM R. MUGG we set apart Lot No. 2 containing 34 acres and valued at $3.40 Timbered Lot No. 2 containing 10 acres valued at $60 and $17.00 in money. Prairie Lot No. 2 begins at the S E corner of Lot No. 1 set apart to Sarah A. Foster Thence West 25.50 chains the S W corner thereof Thence South 13.33 1/3 chains a post Thence East 25.50 chains a post Thence North 13.33 1/3 to place of beginning.

To MARY E. MUGG we set apart prairie Lot No. 3 containing 34 acres and valued at $3.40. Timbered Lot No. 3 containing 10 acres and valued at $60 or $17.00 in money. Prairie Lot No 3 begins at the S E corner of prairie lot No. 2 set apart to Wm. R. Mugg Thence West 25.50 chains the S W corner thereof Thence South 13.33 1/3 chains the N W corner of 10 acre lot cornered by deed to Larkin Adams by Elisha Chambers, administrators of the estate of R. M. Mugg decd Thence East 25.50 chains a post the S W corner prairie Lot No. 5 to Rachel C. Mugg Thence North 13.33 1/3 chains to the place of beginning.

To Robert D. Mugg we set apart prairie lot No. 4 containing 37 acres valued at $3.40. Timbered Lot No. 4 containing 10 acres valued at $60 Town Lot No. __ in Block No. ___ in town of Weston valued at $20 and 17.00 in money. Prairie Lot 4 begins at the N E corner of a ten acre Lot deeded to Larkin Adams by Elisha Chambers administrator of the estate of R. M. Mugg, decd. Thence South 10 chains the S E corner thereof Thence East to the corner of a small lot deeded to Trustees of the Baptist Church in Weston Thence South the S E corner and North E. corner thereof and W. B. line of a twenty acre lot owner by S. H. Wilson Thence North to N W corner thereof Thence 18.81 chains the N E corner thereof and N W corner of a 14.92 acre tract deeded to J. D. Wilmoth by Elisha Chambers Admr. of the estate of P. E. Mugg Thence East along the N. B. l9ne thereof to the N W corner thereof E. B. line of the W. Worden headright survey Thence North alongside of the E. B. line to the S E corner of Lot No. 5 set apart to Rachel C. Mugg Thence West to the place of beginning.

To RACHEL C. MUGG we set apart prairie lot No. 5 containing 33 ½ [acres] valued at $3.40 Timbered No. 5 containing 10 acres valued $60 and $17.00 in money. Prairie Lot No. 5 begins at the N E corner of Lot No. 4 set apart to Robert D. Mugg Thence West 21.75 chains a post the S E corner of Lot No. 3 set apart to Mary E. Mugg…

 

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Thence North 20 chains a post Thence East 21.75 chains a post of the E. B. line of the William Worden headright survey Thence South 20 chains to the place of beginning.

To THEODOSIA E. MUGG we set apart prairie Lot No. 6 containing 43 ½ acres valued at $3.40 Timbered Lot No. 6 valued at $60 and $17.00 in money. Prairie Lot No. 6 begins at the N E corner of Lot No. 5 set apart to Rachel C. Mugg Thence North 20 chains the S E corner of a 94 ½ acre lot set apart in a former partition to Mrs. Catharine Mugg Thence West 21.75 chains the N E corner of prairie lot No. 1 set apart to Sarah A. Foster Thence South 20 chains the North W. corner of prairie lot No. 5 set apart to Rachel C. Mugg Thence East 21.75 chains to the place of beginning.

To Perry E. Mugg we set apart Lot No. 7 containing 80.75 acres valued at $400.00 and $17.00 in money Lot No. 7 a part of the Headright survey of John Cunningham situated on the waters of the East Fort of Trinity River beginning at the N W corner thereof and N E corner of the headright survey of William Worden Thence 18 chains a post on the N B line of said Cunningham South Thence 4.76 chains to the junction of two branches Thence up the center of the largest and most Southerly of said branches in a South Westerly direction to a post 60 chains South from the beginning from which a stooped oak 18 inches in diameter marked X bears No 50º E 5 links Thence North 26 chains to the S W corner of a 964 acre lot set apart to Mrs. Catharine Mugg in a former partition of the aforesaid estate Thence E the S E corner thereof the North 14 chains the N E corner thereof Thence West 5.46 chains the N W corner thereof and S E corner of a 94 ½ acre lot set apart to Mrs. Catharine Mugg in a former partition Thence North 20 chains to the place of beginning.

To MRS. MARGARET A. SKAGGS we set apart Lot No. 8 containing 170 acres valued at $400.00 and (17.10) in money. Lot No. 8 begins at the N E corner of Lot No. 7 set apart [to] P. E. Mugg Thence E 29.61 chains to the North West corner of a twenty acre tract deeded to Samuel French by R. M Mugg decd Thence South 14.14 chains the S W corner thereof Thence 14.14 the S E corner thereof and E B line of the said Cunningham survey Thence 30.0 chains to the centre of a large branch N E corner of a 52 acre tract deeded to A. Lammon by R. M. Mugg decd. Thence up the centre of said branch to the S E corner of Lot No. 7 set apart to P. E. Mugg Thence North 41.76 chains to the place of beginning the Timbered land belonging to said estate consists of 60 acres and is a part of the Headright survey of Henry Hohn. It is situated in the East Fork bottom and in consequence of the recent inundation of the bottom we are unable to survey it. We have partitioned it nevertheless; we will further beg leave to state to the Court that we found the E B line 184 chains West from where we supposed it to be in making a former partition of said estate, we take the liberty of correcting the field notes of a 5 ½ acre tract set apart to Mrs. Mugg in the report of said partition so as to compare with the corrected line.

 

Recapitulation

 

To Sarah A. Foster

44 acres $400

Cash 17.10

$417.10

To Wm. F. Mugg

44 acres $400

Cash 17.10

$417.10

To Mary E. Mugg

44 acres $400

Cash 17.10

$417.10

To R. C. Mugg

47 acres $380

Town Lot 20.00

Cash 17.00

$417.10

 

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Rachel C. Mugg

53 ½ acres $400

Cash $17.10

$417.10

Theodosia E. Mugg

53 ½ acres $400

Cash $17.10

$417.10

Perry E. Mugg

80 ¾ acres $400

Cash $17.10

$417.10

Margaret A. Skaggs

170 ¾ acres $400

Cash $17.10

$417.10

 

537 acres

 

$3336.80

 

All of which is respectfully submitted.

J. M. Burk

J. M. Edens

A. T. Robertson

 

Sworn to and subscribed before me this 28th day of May 1866.

 

J. M. Benge, Clerk, C. C. C. C. Tex.

 

Plat of partition of the Estate of

R. Mugg decd. not shown here

 

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Inventory and appraisement of the Estate of ARON B. PERRIN deceased – to wit –

 

200 acres land A. B. Perrins headright

$1224.00

60 acres land Charle[s] Perrin headright

240.00

49 ½ acres land A. B. Perrin ass. of R. C.

Ingham

198.00

100 acres land Charles Perrins Headright

400.00

253 acres land Wm. Muncy’s Headright

1022.00

120 acres land W. H. Witt

200.00

1 chestnut sorrel mare valued at

30.00

1 red sorrel mare valued at

40.00

1 sorrel filly valued at

85.00

1 sorrel horse valued at

80.00

1 sorrel horse valued at

70.00

1 bay mare valued at

70.00

1 bay colt valued at

30.00

1 bay yearling horse valued at

25.00

1 sorrel yearling filly valued at

35.00

1 bay mare valued at

100.00

6 head stock cattle valued at

25.00

1 four year old steer valued at

10.00

1 cross cut saw valued at

8.00

1 plow valued at

3.00

25 nails valued at

3.75

1 feather bed valued at .50

 

2 matrass (mattress) valued at

10.00

1 harness valued at

17.00

1 book $1.00 4 books $2.00 valued at

4.00 (?)

1 hand ax $1.50 brace & bits $1.50

valued at

3.00

1 claw hammer .50 1 square $1.50

valued at

2.00

2 iron wedges & 1 ax valued at

1.50

1 box irons valued at

1.00

1 keg white lead valued at

2.00

Pump chains and other irons valued at

3.00

1 brod (broad) ax valued at

2.50

2 pr. hams 2 back bands 3 drawing chains

valued at

3.00

 

We the undersigned do solemnly swear that the foregoing Inventory and appraisement is just and true to the best of our knowledge.

F. J. Vance

J. D. Bowman

 

Sworn to and subscribed before me this the 30th day May 1865.

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

 

There in due States (Estates?) of the following and G. K. Gates principle $4000.00. Interest for 2 years at 10 per annum.

I ELLEN THOMAS do solemnly swear that the foregoing Inventory and list of property and claims against the estate of A. B. PERRIN, deceased is true and correct to the best of my knowledge.

Ellen Thomas

 

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The State of Texas

County of Collin To the Honorable County Court of Collin County pertaining to Estate.

The undersigned Commissioners appointed to partition and distribute the Estate of A. B. PERRIN Decd. would submit the following report (viz) 1st we set apart to the Heirs of GEORGE PERRINS Decd the following tracts of land. One tract out of survey 260 acres in the [headright?] of Charles Perrin and represented by Lot No. in plat No. 2 which is made apart of this report and beginning at Lot No. 3 corner of Perrin’s Survey Thence West 23 chains and thirty links W. W. Bush’s N. E. corner; Thence South 30 chains and wt links part from which a hackberry marked X brs N 81º E 25 links Thence East 23 chains and 25 links to the E line of said 26 acres survey and the West line of David Rolwet’s survey Thence North 30 chains & 25 links to the beginning containing 69 acres. Also Lot No. 1 in plat No. 3 which is also made apart of this report, Beginning at the N W corner of Jeremiah Munce’s 640 acre survey Thence South 19 chains & 62 links apart in the West line of said survey from a pecan 10 or 12 inches in dim (diameter) marked X brs. S 98 E 26 links Thence E 14 chains & 50 links to Rowlet’s Creek Thence up said creek with the meanderings thereof to N line of said Munce’s survey Thence West 9 chains & 50 links to the beginning containing 20 acres.

And CATHERINE PARSON the following lots of said (viz) one tract out of W. H. Whitt’s survey on White Rock Creek, Beginning on White Rock Creek on the North line of said Witt’s survey Thence W with said N line to the 1st ravine Thence down said ravine to the mouth thereof Thence up the branch to said N line Thence with said line to apart from which a hackberry bears S 143 varas Thence South to the south section line to White Rock Creek Thence North with the meanders of said to the beginning containing 120 acres more or less as deeded by JAMES M. PERRIN to the said A. B. PERRIN decd. Also to CATHARINE PERRIN tract No. 2 in Plat No. 2 apart of Charle (sic) 260 acres beginning at the S W corner Lot No. 1 from which a hackberry marked X brs N 81º E 25 links Thence South 15 chains to W. B. Bush S. E. corner Thence E with the said line of 260 acres survey 23 chains 7 25 links Thence North 15 chains 7 25 link to S E corner of Lot No. 1 Thence West 23 chains 25 links to the beginning containing 33 acres. Also tract No. 2 in Plat No. 3 a part of survey of 640 acres in the name of Jeremiah Muncy on Rowlet Creek beginning a the S W corner of Lot. No. 1 from which a pecan marked X on S 76 E 26 links Thence South 5 chains and 50 links coming in Muncy’s West line from a red haw marked X brs S 2º West 80 links Thence E 21 chains & 25 links to Rowlet Creek Thence up said creek with meanders thereof to the S. E corner of tract No. 1 Thence West 14 chains & 50 links to the beginning containing 10 acres.

To JAMES PERRIN as follows to (viz) one tract shown as tract No. 3 in plat No. 2 including 49 ½ acres tract made for A. B. Perrin ass in R. C. Ingraham and part of a survey of 60 acres made in the name of Charles Perrin beginning at the N E corner of George Perrin’s 320 acre tract survey Thence South 24 chains and 20 links to a post Thence East 23 & 25 links to the E line of said 60 acres tract and the west line of Daniel Rowell’s survey Thence 24 chains & 20 links to the S E coner of tract No. 2 Thence West 27 chains & 25 links to the beginning containing 66 acres also a tract No. 9 in plot No. 3 in the Muncy (sic) Survey beginning at the S E Corner of tract No. 5 in Plot No. 3 31 chains & 25 links E of the S W corner of said Mouncy’s (sic) survey Thence North 6 chains & 60 links to a corner Thence E to Rowlet’s Creek Thence down said creek to the South line of Muncey’s survey Thence West 20 chains to the beginning containing 12 acres.

To WILLIAM PERRIN as follows (viz) 44 acres out of a survey of 60 acres survey is in name of Charles Perrin and shown as tract No. 4 in plot No. 3 and beginning at the S. M. corner of Lot No. 3 Thence South 16 chains…

 

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…and 30 links [a] post Thence E 27 chains & 25 links [a] corner in the West line of Daniel Rowlet Survey Thence North 16 chains and 20 links to the S W corner of No. 3 Thence West to the beginning containing 44 acres Also tract No. 8 in Plat No. 3 Thence in the Muncy survey beginning at the North West corner of tract No. 9 Thence North 6 chains and 60 links to a post Thence East to Rowlet Creek Thence down said creek to the North east corner of tract No. 9 Thence West to the beginning containing 12 acres.

To ELLEN THOMAS as follows (viz) Tract No. 5 in Plat No. 2 out of A. B. Perrin’s survey of 204 acres beginning at the S W corner of tract No. 4 Thence South 9 chains & 27 links a stake at the center of the West string of fence known as Abner Perrin’s farm Thence E 27 chains & 25 links to E line of aforesaid A. B. Perrin’s survey Thence 9 chains 27 links to the S E corner tract No 4 Thence West to the beginning containing 27 acres including the building and improvement thereunto belonging. Also tract No. 7 in Plot No. 3 in the Muncy survey beginning at the N W corner of tract No. 8 Thence North 6 chains and 56 links to a post from which a Spanish Oak marked X brs. North 19 links and other Spanish Oak marked X brs S 6º E 17 links Thence E 25 chains to Rowlet Creek thence down said creek to the N E corner of tract No. 8 Thence West to the beginning containing 11 acres.

To AMANDA THOMAS as follows tract No. 6 in Plot No.2 in a. b. Perrins survey of 204 acres beginning at the S.W. corner of Tract No. 5 Thence South 14 chains a post Thence East to the East line of said Perrin Purvey Thence North 14 chains to the S E corner of tract No. 5 Thence West to the beginning containing 37 acres including the South half of the before mentioned Abnon’s Perrin [Abnon Perrin’s?] farm together with all that is thereunto belonging. Also tract No. 3 in plot No. 2 in the Muncy survey beginning at the S W corner of tract No. 2 a post from which a red haw marked X brs. South 2º West 80 links Thence South 18 chains to a post Thence E 6 chains to a post Thence north 18 chains to the South line of tract No. 2 Thence West 6 chains to the beginning containing 10 acres.

To MARY E. HUFFMAN as follows Tract No. 7 in Plot No. 2 in A. B. Perrin’s survey beginning at the S W corner of tract No. 6 thence South 33 posts in the W line of said survey Thence E to the S W line of said survey Thence north 33 chains to the S E corner of tract No. 6 Thence W to the beginning containing 70 acres. Also tract No. 4 in plot No. 3 in the Muncy Survey beginning at the S E Corner of tract No. 2 Thence West 8 chains the edge of timber Thence South 8º E 18 chains and 25 links to a post Thence E 8 chains to Rowlett’s Creek Thence up said creek to the beginning containing 17 ½ acres.

To ANN E. COLLINS as follows tract No. 8 in Plot No. 2 in the A. B. Perrin’s Survey beginning at the S W corner of tract No. 7 Thence South 33 chains to the S W corner of said Perrin’s survey Thence E to the S E corner of the same Thence north 33 chains to the S E & W corner of tract No. 7 Thence West to the beginning containing 70 acres also tract No. 6 in plot No. 3 in the Muncy surve7y beginning at the N west corner of the tract [No.] 7 from which a Spanish Oak marked X brs North 17 links and another Spanish Oak [the] same mark bears South 6º E 17 link[s Thence North 10 chains & 70 links to Rowlet’s Creek Thence down said creek to the North E corner of No. 7 thence West 20 chains to the beginning containing eleven acres.

To CHARLES PERRIN as follows (viz) tract No. 5 in Plot No. 3 in the Muncy Survey beginning at the S W corner of the said Muncy Survey Thence North 40 chains to the South West corner of tract No. 3 Thence E 6 chains to the S E corner of No. 3 Thence north 18 chains to the N E corner thereof Thence E 1/ [?] to the S W corner of No. 4 Thence South 8º E 18 chains & 25 links…

 

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…to the South West corner of No. 4 Thence E 8 chains to Rowlet’s Creek Thence down said creek to the N W corner of tract No. 6 Thence South 30 chains and 50 links corner in south line of said Muncy survey Thence West 31 chains & 25 links to the beginning containing 130 acres all of which is respectfully submitted.

We the undersigned commissioners do hereby certify that the foregoing eight pages together with the accompanying map [not included here] containing a report of the partition and distribution of the estate of A. B. PERRINS is a fair and correct one of the said partition distribution of said estate to the best of our knowledge.

Preston Lack

W. W. Bush Commissioners

G. R. Yantis

 

[Maps of partition not included here]

 

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Collin County

July 12th, 1866

State of Texas

The undersigned commissioners appointed by the Honorable County Court of Collin County at the May Term for 1866 to partition and distribute the Community property & estate of JOHN W. & CATHERINE SMITH deceased have had the same under consideration and would respectfully submit the following report.

1st having had the matter under mature consideration it is their opinion that the land estate is not susceptible [to] division and it further their opinion [of] your commissioners that owing to the condition of the land the widow’s dower cannot be set apart without material injury to the sale thereof is therefore their opinion the land including widow’s dower be sold to the highest bidder which is also the decision of all parties concerned.

2nd Your commissioners would further report the following as the result of the partition and distribution of personal property of said estate in accordance with your order. Advancements have been made to heirs (viz) MARTHA DUNCAN and MARGARET SCOTT to each of whom was advanced and amount agreed to one hundred dollars after the necessary deduction the remaining interest of the several heirs in the personal property of said estate is following to (viz)

 

1 Martha Duncan

$102.20 4/7

2 Margaret Scott

$102.20 4/7

3 Alfred F. Smith

$202.20 4/7

4 Jane Smith

$202.20 4/7

5 Catharin (Catharine?) Smith

$202.20 4/7

6 Sarah Linsey

$202.20 4/7

7 Surviving widow

$255.89

8 Luncotie S. Smith

$63.97

We appraise the land at

$1800.00

 

All of which is respectfully submitted

Stephen Jones

G. W. Kerr

W. A. Rhea

 

Sworn to and subscribed before me this the 13th day July 1866.

J. M. Benge, Clerk, C. C. C. Tex.

 

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Report of Commissioners appointed by the Probate Court in April term to partition and set aside to SARAH E. COFFEE her interest in the estate of PETER F. LUCAS.

 

Inventory and appraisement of the real and personal property belonging to said estate.

 

369 acres land R. R.

Peter Lucas

$2936.00

369 acres land

W. M. Burt

300.00

45 acres land

F. W. Cupp

135.00

 

Total Real Estate

$3371.00

 

 

1 sorrell (sic) mare and colt

Valued at

80.00

1 bro. horse

Valued at

75.00

1 bay mare

Valued at

85.00

1 sorrell horse colt

Valued at

40.00

1 sorrell filly

Valued at

65.00

1 4 yr. old sorrel mare

Valued at

100.00

1 3 yr. old sorrel mare

Valued at

100.00

1 3 yr. old sorrel horse

Valued at

60.00

1 yling (yearling?) bro. colt

Valued at

50.00

1 sorrell mare

Valued at

85.00

1 bay mare

Valued at

100.00

1 sorrell mare

Valued at

80.00

1 bay horse

Valued at

65.00

11 cows & calves $10.00

Valued at

110.00

3 yr. old steers $10.00

Valued at

30.00

6 2 yr. old steers $6

Valued at

36.00

9 yearling steers $4

Valued at

36.00

5 barren cows $8

Valued at

40.00

45 head sheep $2

Valued at

90.00

 

 

Inventory and appraisement of personannly (personal?) property set aside out of the foregoing to SARAH E. COFFEE under the amended order of the Probate Court made in the July term 1866.

 

122 acres land H. R. (headright) of Peter Lucas to be taken off the North and South tract at $6.50 per acr (acre)

$800.05

18 ¾ acres land W. M. Burt H. R. (headright) to be taken off South side said tract at $5.00 per acre

93.75

1 sorrell mare valued at

85.00

1 bay mare valued at

100.00

1 sorrell mare valued at

80.00

1 Bay mare valued at

65.00

3 cows & calves $10.00

30.00

13 head sheep 2.

26.00

 

J. M McKinney

Benjamin Bowman

J. J. M. Snider

 

Sworn to and subscribed before me this the 31s day July 1860 (1866?).

J. M. Benge, Clerk, C. C. C. C. Tex.

 

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[Maps not included here]

 

McKinney July 9th, 1866.

 

To the Honorable County Court of Collin County.

 

Pertaining to the undersigned administrator of the Estate of M. & C. MATTHEWS deceased would report to your Honor’s Court that he had called upon the sale of Rail road stock sold privately as per order of your honor’s Court the sum of thirty dollars and prays you[r] honor to confirm said sale, it being the best price which could be attained for said stock, it being the same price which others were getting for like claims.

C. P. Mallow, Adm.

 

Sworn to and subscribed before me this the 31st July 1866.

J. M. Benge, Clerk

 

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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 the Estate at the August Term 1866, this 11ath Sept. 1866.

 

100 acres land valued at

400.00

3 acres land valued at

60.00

Lot No. 5 Block B of Farmersville

150.00

 

$475.00

 

D. D. Graham

A. H. Neatherly

 

Sworn to and subscribed before me the 11th September 1866.

Enos Higgins J. P. C. C. Tx.

Precinct No. 8

 

This day personally appeared before the undersigned authority SARAH ANN THORN and on oath states that she is the identical person stated in the following inventory and that she has three children to maintain and educate & that the foregoing is a full and complete Inventory of all the community of said estate to certify to which I hereunto signed my name and affix my seal of office.

This the 21st Sept. 1866.

D. D. Graham, N. P. C. C. Tex.

 

 

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Inventory and appraisement of the Estate of RUBEN C. COFFEE, decd. made by W. M. Weaver and John M. McKinney by order of the Probate Court of Collin County.

 

64 sixty four head of cattle $5.00

Valued at

$320.00

1 one yoke oxen

Valued at

40.00

1 one cary six shooter

Valued at

15.00

1 one saddle 7 bridle & 1 pr. spurs

Valued at

20.00

1 one Mexican blanket

Valued at

3.00

 

 

$398.00

 

 

Sworn to and subscribed before [me] the 31s [July] 1866

 

List of claims due and owing to the estate of RUBEN C. COFFEE, Estate.

1 one promising note dated February 15th, 1860 signed George Moore $125.00

 

 

State [of] Texas

Collin County Personally appeared before SALATHIA COFFEE Amx REUBEN C. COFFEE deceased and after being duly sworn says that the above and foregoing inventory and list is ful[l] and complete inventory and list of all property and claims of his intestate that has come to my knowledge.

S. Coffee

 

Sworn to and subscribed before [me] this the 31st July 1866.

J. M. Benge, Clerk.

 

 

Inventory and appraisement of the Estate of B. Y. HART, Decd.

Community Property

 

Lots 232 and 233 Block 62 McKinney

500.00

Lot[s] 179 and 180 Block 38 McKinney

100.00

Lot ½ undivided interest in Lots No. 24 & 25 in Block No. 3 McKinney

200.00

 

We the undersigned appointed by the County Court of Collin County to appraise the Estate of B. Y. HART decd. do hereby certify that the foregoing is a true and correct inventory and appraisement of the Estate of B. Y HART decd. shown to us by J. M. Benge administrator of said estate.

Geo. White

Alfred Hart

 

Subscribed and sworn to before me on the 26th day of July 1866.

M. R. Parrish, J. P. Collin Co.

 

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I, J. M. Benge administrator of the estate of B. Y. HART decd. do solemnly swear that the foregoing Inventory & appraisement of all the property of said estate that has come to my knowledge.

J. M. Benge, Admr. Estate B. Y. Hart, decd.

 

Sworn to before me this July 31st, 1866.

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

 

 

July the 24th, A. D. 1866.

We the appraisers of the Estate of J. T. VARDAMAN decd. appointed by the County Court of Collin County pertaining to Estate at the June Term, 1866 make the following inventory and appraisement to wit as shown to us by the administration.

 

One Tract of land in Collin County containing 50 acres at $3.00 per acre

$150.00

One note or obligation on W. D. Lair for one hundred dollars due about the 26th of October 1862

 

20 lbs. of feathers

20.00

 

J. M. Graves

J. N. Foster

M. S. Pullium (Pellum?)

 

Sworn to and subscribed before me the 24th day of July 1866.

Jesse Coffey, J. P.

 

I the undersigned do hereby certify that the foregoing contains a correct inventory & appraisement of the Estate of J. T. VARDAMAN.

E. T. Vardaman

 

Sworn to before me this July 26, 1866.

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

 

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Inventory and appraisement of the Community Property of LINSEY L. LEWIS decd.

July 27th, 1866

 

200 acres of land on Slater Grove Creek Timber land per acre $5.00

1000.00

200 acres of land between Little Elm and Wilson Creek per acre 2.00

400.00

195 acres of land homeplace per acre $15.00

3000.00

152 acres of land adjoining home tract per acre 3.00

956.00

25 acres of land on Sister Grove Creek per acre 3.00

75.00

320 acres of land adjoining home tract bought of Jesse Stiff per acre 5.00

1600.00

120 acres of land bought of Joby Fisher per acre 4.00

480.00

12 split bottom chairs at 1.00

12.00

1 bureau

25.00

1 clock

5.00

4 bed stead a 10.00 ea

40.00

3 feather beds 7 clothing a $25

75.00

1 cooking stove

12.00

1 breakfast table

5.00

1 lot table ware

15.00

3 iron pots

10.00

1 lot tubs & buckets

10.00

60 head hogs a 6.00

360.00

1 sorrell stallion

200.00

55 head stock cattle

2750.00

4 head work cattle

350.00

22 head hogs

44.00

5 head sheep

10.00

1 two horse wagon

75.00

1 two horse plough

7.00

2 hoes

2.00

2 falling axes

4.00

1 McCormack Reaper

150.00

1 note of hand given by Jesse Stiff Novr. 15th 1858 pay one day after date bal due

191.80

1 note of hand given by A. J. Roberts July 19th 1866 payable Dec. 25th 1866

120.00

1 note of hand given by A. L. Shirley July 15th 1866 payable 30 days from date

90.00

1 note of hand given by John Marten to Wm. Hampton

19.26

1 note of hand given by Wm. Hampton and Wm. Harris to Lot Mason Feby. 8th 1866 bal. due

56.00

1 note of hand given by William Robert & John Fitzhugh dated Nov. 7th, 1857 amount due

472.50

 

$12137.66

 

We the undersigned do certify that the foregoing appraisement and inventory is correct to the best of judgment.

T. M. Scott

T. W. Snider

John Fitzhugh

 

Sworn to and subscribed before me this July the 21st 1866.

J. M. Benge, Clk. Of C. C. C. C. Tex.

 

I, MARY LEWIS do solemnly swear that the foregoing inventory and appraisement contains a correct inventory of all the Community Property of L. L. LEWIS decd. and myself MARY LEWIS.

Sworn to and subscribed before me this 31s of July 1866.

J. M Benge, Clk, C. C. C. C. Tex.

 

Page 439

 

State of Texas

County of Collin We, W. Taylor, Joel Roberts and A. B. McFarland appraisers of the Community property of GEORGE BIGGS decd and his widow E. ANN BIGGS make the following inventory or appraisement to wit:

 

One House & Lot of tract of land adjoining the town of Mantua

300.00

One McCormack Reaper

75.00

5 head of horses average $60 ea[ch]

75.00 (sic)

1 Two horse wagon and harness

75.00

Interest in a thresher

10.00

1 plough and scraper

125.00

Household & kitchen furniture

20.00

Two stoves $10 ea[ch]

20.00

1 loom

10.00

 

$965.00

 

W. Taylor

Joe Roberts Appraisers

A. B. McFarland

 

State of Texas

County of Collin I, Wm. A. Portman, Justice of the Peace of Collin County, Tex. Certify that the above Inventory or appraisement was made and duly sworn in my presence this 23d day of Feby. 1866.

Wm. A. Portman, J. P.

 

I, E. A. BIGGS do hereby certify that the foregoing inventory and appraisement of the property of the Estate of GEORGE BIGGS decd. is true and correct.

 

E. A. Biggs

 

 

Page 440

 

State of Texas In County Court pertaining to Estates.

County of Collin October Term, 1866

 

To the Hon. F. J. Vance of Collin County the undersigned administrators of the estate of J. W. and CATHERINE SMITH, deceased, submits the following report in compliance with an order to me directed from your Hons. Court. I did on Tuesday the 2d day of October 1866 after advertising the same according to law proceed to sell to the highest bidder at the Court House door in the Town of McKinney on a credit of twelve months two hundred and ninety acres of land belonging to said Estate. Thomas B. Morgan became the purchaser thereof by bidding for the same the sum of Sixteen Hundred and seven $1607.00 Dollars the highest and best bid offered.

 

J. O. Straughan, Admr. of the Estate of J. W. & C. SMITH, Decd.

 

Sworn to and subscribed before me this the 8th day of Oct. 1866.

 

M. R. Parrish, J. P. C. C.

 

 

 

To the Hon. County Court of Collin County pertaining to Estates

The undersigned administrator of the Estate of PETER E. ROBERTS decd. would make this their report of the sale of the steer belonging to the Estate of PETER E. ROBERTS decd. Sold by an order from this Court on the 9th day of Feby. 1866 to W. R. Dugger for Twenty Dollars on six months credit.

David B. Davis

 

Sworn to and subscribed before me this the 2d day of March 1866.

J. M. Benge, Clerk, C. C. C. C. Tex.

 

Page 441

 

To the Honorable Cou[nty] Court of Collin County.

The undersigned administrator of the Estate of JNO. D. NELSON deceased would make this his report of the Sale of the real estate of said decd. – in compliance with an order of your Honor’s Court at the January Term of your Court. I advertised said Sale as required by law and on the 1st Tuesday in March at the Court House door in the town of McKinney off the same at publick outcry to the highest bidder on a credit of 12 months and J. E. Yates being the highest and best bidder same was struck off to the said E. Yantes (?) your reported prayers for the confirmation of said sale this March 26 1866.

A. H. Neathery.

 

The Amt. Land sold was fifty seven acres which was bid off at One Hundred and Ninety Dolloar this March 26, 1866.

A. H. Neathery

 

Sworn to before me this March 26, 1866.

 

 

Report of the sale of property of the Estate of JOHN & LYDIA

GRAYUM made by order of Court on 12th day of July, 1866.

 

Articles

Purchaser

 

One cow & calf

Jonathan Grayum

12.00

One cow & calf

Jonathan Grayum

10.00

One cow & calf

Jonathan Grayum

8.00

Two cow & calf

Jonathan Grayum $10 each

20.00

One Heifer

Jonathan Grayum

7.00

One Heifer

W. C. Parker

5.50

One Muley Steer

W. C. Parker

3.50

One Steer

Jonathan Graham

3.25

One Steer

Jonathan Graham

10.00

One Steer

Jonathan Graham

13.25

One bull

Jonathan Graham

4.00

One Shot Gun

Jonathan Graham

5.50

One Iron Pot

W. C. Parker

.75

One Iron Kettle

W. C. Parker

3.00

One Bureau

Jonathan Graham

6.00

One Dish

W. C. Parks

2.00

 

 

174.25

 

The above property was by order of Court sold on a credit of six months and notes and security have been taken…

 

Page 442

 

…from the purchasers of said property as directed by the Court.

 

J. D. Graham

 

Sworn to before me this July the 31st 1866.

J. M. Benge, Clk, C. C. C. C. Tex.

 

 

August 10th, 1866.

 

A Sale Bill of the property of R. C. COFFEY, deceased.

 

1 six shooter

By F. J. Vance

$8.00

1 cow & calf

By W. Coffey

10.00

1 cow & calf

By W. Coffey

11.00

1 yoke steers

By W. Coffey

34.00

1 cow & calf

By W. Weaver

8.00

1 two year old heifer

By J. Snider

6.00

 

In Currency

77.00

4 Four yr. ol[d] steers

R. H. Parker $11 pr S[teer]

44.00

6 Three yr old steers

W. Weaver 7.75 pr S

46.50

5 Two yr old heifers

R. B. Wishnont

41.25

4 steers two yrs old

G. W. Parcle 8.10

32.50

9 yearling[s]

J. M. McKinney 6.10

54.00

10 barren cows

W. Merit $8

80.00

1 cow & calf

F. Mondey

10.00

1 cow & calf

F. Mondey

10.00

1 cow & calf

J. M. McKinney

8.00

1 cow & calf

W. Weaver

10.40

1 cow & calf

W. Weaver

10.75

1 cow & calf

W. Weaver

11.50

1 bull calf

G. W. Weaver

5.25

1 cow and calf

G. W. Weaver

10.75

1 cow and calf

G. W. Weaver

11.25

1 cow and calf

G. W. Weaver

10.00

1 cow and calf

Merit

8.25

1 cow and calf

Weaver

10.00

1 cow and calf

Weaver

10.00

1 blanket

By J. McKinney

5.75

1 saddle bridle & spurs

 

20.00

 

On Six Months Credit.

 

J. M. McKinney, Clerk.

 

Page 443

 

I, G. Coffey administrator of the Estate of R. C. COFFEY dec. do hereby certify that the foregoing Sale Bill is correct.

S. (sic) Coffey, Adm.

 

Sworn to before me this August 20th, 1866.

J. M. Benge, Clerk. Co. Cort. Collin Co.

 

 

 

Inventory of the and appraisement [Inventory and appraisement?] of JOHN GRAYUM, Decd.

 

1960 acres land James Lovejoy’s Headright

C. C. [Collin Co.?]

1280.00

5 cow and calves

50.00

1 steer 6 years old

15.00

5 head stock cattle

30.00

1 bureau

18.00

1 bed and bedstead

30.00

1 clock

8.00

1 stand table

3.00

1 kettle pot & oven

8.00

1 double berrell (barrel) shot gun

8.00

 

$1453.10

 

J. M. McKinney

T. H. Williams

G. W. Gommiorn

 

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

J. M. Benge, Clerk, C. C. C. C. Tex.

 

I, J. D. GRAYUM Administrator do hereby certify that the foregoing inventory and appraisement of the estate of JOHN GRAYUM decd. is correct.

J. M. Benge (sic), Clerk.

 

 

Page 444

 

An Inventory and appraisement of the property of ROBERT V. MAYES deceased, made on the 28th day February 1866, as follows (viz)

 

200 lbs a[t] 15

 

 

1 joint note on O. C. McWhortir (McWhirter?) and W. Parker due 12th September 1865 for

 

$165.00

1 road wagon

 

25.00

1 two horse wagon

 

20.00

1 light spring wagon

 

250.00

6 log chains

 

20.00

1 gray mare ten years old

 

75.00

1 iron gray horse 3 yrs. old

 

50.00

1 iron gray horse 4 yrs. old

 

75.00

29 head Spanish stock

horse[s]

A[t] 40.00

1160.00

1 iron gray mule 4 yrs. old

At 100.00

100.00

2 carriage mules 2 & 3 yrs. old

At 100.00

200.00

2 spanish mule 2 & 3 yrs. old

At 60.00

120.00

5 yoke oxen

At 60.00

300.00

77 head stock cattle

At 8.00

616.00

8 steers 4 yr. old

At 18.00

128.00

6 steers 5 yr.

At 18.00

108.00

13 hd (head) stock hogs

At 3.00

49.00

2 Two horse ploughs

At 5.00

10.00

3 Two horse ploughs

Out of order

10.00

3 shovel plows

 

6.00

1 set gearing

 

6.00

1 pr. stocks & 2 single trees

 

4.00

1 chopping ax & 1 pick

 

3.00

2 shovels & 1 mattock

 

3.00

1 grind stone

 

3.00

2 stack[s] oates

 

40.00

1 lot corn 175 bu[shells]

A[t] .75

131.25

17 bales shingles

At $3 per 10000

26.50

600 bundles fodder

 

6.05

100 bushels wheat

At .75

75.00

1 grain scythe

 

1.50

1 broad ax & drawing knife

 

5.00

3 augers 1 brace & 3 bits

 

5.00

2 chissell (chisels)

 

1.00

1400 ft. flooring plano (plane?)

A[t] 4.00

16.00

10 stands bees

At 2.00

20.00

600 fenceing (fencing) post[s]

At 12 ½

75.00

750 lbs. bacon

At 19 ½

93.75

64 lbs. lard

12 ½

8.00

75 gallons stone ware

.16 2/3

12.50

5 gall. molasses

1.00

50.00 (sic)

100 wool

15

15.00

20 lb. wool roll

40

3.00

 

 

Page 445

 

1 loom and spinning wheel

 

$10.00

1 large kittle (kettle) 1 large

pot

 

6.00

1 pot 1 stew kettle & 1 brass

kettle

 

3.00

2 pr. andirons 1 shovel 1 pr.

tongs

 

2.00

1 skilet (skillet) & lid and

Tea kettle

 

3.00

4 buckets

 

2.00

2 square pine tables

 

1.50

1 lot cupboard wear (ware)

 

7.00

1 ½ set knives & forks

 

2.50

1 large set silver Forks & set

Tease spoons (teaspoons)

 

18.00

1 8 day clock

 

.50

4 beds and furniture

A[t] $50

200.00

10 chairs & 3 small tables

 

9.00

1 large dinning (dining) table

 

6.00

1 large map of U. S.

 

4.00

1 large looking glass

 

2.00

1 loot (lot) Books

 

20.00

200 lbs. sugar

A[t] .15

30.00

1 note on T. A. Ish due 12

Sept. 1866 for

 

37.75

1 note on A. E. Quisenbery &

E. Harrington due Dec. 1s

1866

 

153.00

1 note on Jas. C. Baccus &

D. L. Melton

 

62.50

Cr. by 35.00 recd. 14th July for

 

 

320 acres land Sam Payston

Survey

A[t] 2.00

640.00

320 acres land Sam Payston

Survey

At 2.00

640.00

156 acres land Robt. V. Mayes

5.00

780.00

½ interest in harvester

 

30.00

 

 

$6978.64

 

We the undersigned appraisers appointed to appraise the property of ROBERT V. MAYES make the above report.

B. S. Shelburn

George Herndon

Moses Horn

 

Sworn to before me this the 20 March 1866.

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

 

I, NANCY MAYES do hereby certify that the foregoing inventory and appraisement of the Community Estate of R. B. MAYES deceased contains a correct and true inventory and appraisement of the Community property of myself and deceased husband, this April 21, 1866.

 

Nancy Mayes

 

Sworn to and subscribed before me the 21st April 1866.

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

 

 

Page 446

 

A list of property belonging to ANDREW J. HONAKER’S estate which raised and acquired after his margage (marriage) to MALINDA W. DAY appraised by us at the following price.

 

1 bay mare 7 yrs. old

$100.00

2 axes

1.00

1 bay mare 3 yrs. old

65.00

3 wais (?) chains

1.50

1 bay filly 3 yrs. old

85.00

1 bell

2.00

1 claybank filly

2 yrs. old

100.00

1 clock

12.00

1 gray filly 2 yrs. old

75.00

1 Safe

6.00

1 bay horse 2 yrs. old

50.00

1 table

2.50

1 claybank horse

7 yrs. old

40.00

1 bed comfort

5.00

1 bay horse 1 yr. old

20.00

1 matrass (mattress)

5.00

1 bay horse colt

1 yr. old

20.00

1 sping (spinning)

wheel

5.00

1 bay horse colt

10.00

6 chairs

4.50

1 bay mare colt

25.00

Bed stead

8.00

1 sorrell (sorrel) mare

colt

15.00

1 tea kettle

.75

1 dun Spanish mare

7 yrs. old

30.00

1 pot

4.00

12 milk cows a[t] $8

96.00

1 loom

10.00

14 calves

28.00

Cupboard wear (ware)

3.00

2 3 yrs. old steers

20.00

2 tubs

1.00

2 2 yrs. old heifers

10.00

2 bbls.

2.00

3 yearling steers

10.50

19 bee hives

28.50

1 weeding hoe

1.00

3 crocks

.95

1 plough

2.00

 

 

 

Respectfully submitted August 26th, 1866.

his

Harrison X Stanford

mark

C. D. Harless

Jacob Moore

 

Sworn to & subscribed before me this 26th Aug. 1866.

D. D. Grayum, J. Peace

 

I, PETER DAY do hereby certify that the above [&] foregoing is a complete and correct inventory and appraisement of all the property belonging to the Estate of A. J. HONAKER decd. that has come to my knowledge.

Peter Day

 

Sworn to and subscribed before me this Aug. 27th, 1866.

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

 

 

A List of property belonging to ANDREW J. HONAKER before his marriage appraised by us at the following price 100 acres belonging to Sarah Walker Headright this land is the hometract. 1000.00

1 clay bank horse

25.00

1 large bell

4.00

1 gray mare 7 years

old

85.00

And interest in one

half of a log chain

2.50

1 brindle cow very old

5.00

1 plow

2.00

1 brindle cow very old

5.00

 

 

 

 

Page 447

 

his

Harrison X Stanford

mark

C. D. Harless

Jacob Moore

 

Sworn to and subscribed before me this 26th Aug. 1866.

D. D. Grayum, J. P.

 

 

Inventory and appraisement of the Community Property belonging to the Estate [of] THOMAS BARNES, decd. and SUSAN BARNES his wife surviving –

 

400 acres land homestead a[t] $5 per ac.

2000.00

160 acres land H. Barnes pre-emption

200.00

1 roan mare & colt

75.00

1 gray mare & mule colt

60.00

5 cows & calves

50.00

4 yearlings

20.00

3 plows

15.00

1 ox wagon (wagon)

100.00

1 yoke ox

60.00

 

$238.00 (sic-$2580.00)

 

We do hereby certify that the foregoing is a correct List and fare (fair) value of all the Community Property belonging to the estate of THOMAS BARNES decd. shown to us by his surviving wife SUSAN BARNES.

George Hendon

Charles Proctor

 

Sworn to before me this October 20th, 1866.

J. M. Benge, Clerk

 

I, SUSAN BARNES surving (surviving) wife of THOMAS BARNES decd. do solemnly swear that the foregoing is a true and correct list of all the Community property of myself and deceased husband.

Susan Barnes

 

Page 448

 

State of Texas In County Court pertaining to estate.

County of Collin October Term, 1866.

 

Inventory and appraisement of the property belonging to the Estate of DURRELL P. MALLOW deceased undivided interest in 256 acres of land belonging to the Estate [of] MICHAEL AND CHALLOTTE (CHARLOTTE) MALLOW in the possession and under the control of O. P. & L. D. MALLOW administration of the said estate.

 

Amount of Sale Bill heretofore returned to Court by me $347.66

 

J. O. Straughan, Adm. of the Estate

 

Sworn to and subscribed before me the 29th Oct. 1866.

 

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

 

 

 

 

Inventory and appraisement of the Estate separated of JOHN D. LEDBETTER, decd.

 

305 acres land part of Headright B. P. Worley $915.00

 

We certify that the foregoing inventory and appraisement is a true and just inventory and appraisement of the property of JOHN D. LEDBETTER decd. as produced by the administrator of said estate.

Stephen Jones

James C. Perry

George C. Beelvy

 

Sworn to and subscribed before me this 8th Oct., 1866.

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

 

I hereby certify that the foregoing inventory and appraisement contains all the property belong[ing] to the Estate of JOHN D. LEDBETTER decd. that has come into my hands as administrator of said estate.

J. T. Coleman, Adm.

 

Sworn to before me this Oct. 22, 1866.

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

 

Page 449

 

To the Honorable County Court of Collin County, Texas.

We the undersigned Commissioners appointed to appraisers of the Estate of JOHN [PUE (PEW)] Deceased beg leave to submit the following Inventory and appraisement of the property of said estate.

 

1 tract of land situated in Hunt County head-

right of William R. Hart 218 acres

$436.00

An undivided interest of the Headright of J. M.

Puch lying in Fannin County in Blossom

Prairie 81 acres

36.00

75 81 (sic) head of stock cattle H & P H

416.00

3 4 year old stears

(steers)

$45.00

2 wedges & hoes

.50

1 3 year old mare

12.00

1 lot cold irons

2.00

1 bay mare

60.00

1 grindstone

2.00

1 sorrell (sorrel) horse

25.00

4 bells an[d] clappers

3.00

1 lot corn 250 bu.

125.00

1 cross cut saw

3.00

7 head of sheep 2.50

17.00

1 lot augers

2.00

1 old lot wagon irons

15.00

1 hand saw D-Knife

(drawing knife?)

1.00

26 head stock hogs

26.00

Iron wedges

5.50

1 lot wagon timbers

5.00

1 lot copper’s tools

1.00

1 Case plow

10.00

1 plow gears

2.50

2 old cary plows

5.00

1 loom & big wheel

6.00

2 log chains

4.00

1 wash pot

1.00

1 broad ax

5.00

1 wash tub

1.00

2 single trees streacher (stretcher) clevis

2.50

1 flouring plank

1.00

1 ox yoke ring and staple

1.00

1 dinning table

2.00

1 lot smoke house furniture

2.00

1 rifle gun & shot

pouch

6.00

5 bee hives

10.00

1 pr. saddle packs

2.00

1 lot castings

4.00

1 feather bed

10.00

1 bucket & small pegan (?)

1.00

1 spanish saddle & bridle

3.00

4 stone jars

2.20

 

 

 

H. Brummett

Jas. Patterson

 

Sworn to and subscribed before me on the part of H. Brummette this 27th (sic) 1866.

 

D. S. Grayum, N. P. C. C. T.

 

Sworn to and subscribed before me this Oct. 29th, 1866.

J. M. Benge, C. C. C. T.

 

List of Claims due the estate of JOHN PUE, Deceased.

 

1 Note on C. C. Daugherty for

$168.00

1 account against Holland for

5.00

1 account against H. Lydey & W. S. Standford for

650.00 (sic)

 

Revenue Stamps K – 5 cts.

Oct. 29th, 1866

 

I, J. Goucher (sic) Administrator of the Estate of JNO. PUE, deceased certify that the foregoing Inventory and List of Claims contains a full and complete account of all the property and claims of said estate…

 

Page 450

 

…which have come to my knowledge all of which is Community Property this 29 day of Oct. 1866.

Joshua Gotcher

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

J. M. Benge, Clerk, C. C. C. C. Tex.

 

 

 

[Plat of division of estate of S. A. and L. G. ELKIN not included]

 

 

To the Hon. County Court of Collin County pertaining to Estates.

The undersigned commissioners appointed at the September Term of said Court to partition and distribute the Estate of S. A. and L. G. ELKIN, deceased met agreeable to appointment and after careful examination of said estate do make the following report after ascertaining the value of the estate according to law. We find that the distributive share of each heir amount to in value 2634.90 dollars and we proceed to partition as follows.

To W. F. ELKIN 104 acres being a part of a 320 acre survey of land deeded by John Marshall and wife to S. A. Elkin by deed dated Feby. 20th, 1856 and bounded as follows, beginning at the N W corner of Sharack Jackson 320 acre tract Thence East 40 chains Thence N 26 chains Thence W 40 chains Thence South 26 chains to the place of beginning. Also 29 2/3 acres being a part of a survey of 29 acres deeded by R. P. Murray to S. A. Elkin by deed dated 7th March 1856 lying on East Fork and bounded as follows, beginning at a post in the N E corner of Gabe Fitzhugh’s survey of 160 acres Thence N 3 1/3 chains Thence W 89 chains Thence S 3 1/3 chains Thence E 89 chains to the place of beginning. Also a tract of 3 acres of land on Rowlets Creek being a part of survey made by Thos. G. Keneday and deeded by John Marshal and wife to S. A. Elkin by deed dated 20th Feb. 1856 beginning in the West line of said survey at a post on the East bank of Rowlets Creek from which an elm 12 inches in diameter marked X bears N 20 E 12 links and a walnut 10 ten inches in diameter marked X bears N 2 E 29 links Thence N 16.15 chains to the N W corner of said survey Thence E 1.07/100 chains to a post Thence S 17 50/100 chains to a post on bank of said Rowlets Creek Thence South to the middle of the bed of said creek Thence with its meanders to said West line Thence North to the beginning, also the following personal property 1/3 of silver ware valued at $16.66, ¼ beading (bedding?) valued a[t] $66.25, 2 ½ yoke of oxen valued at $125.00, Nine cow and calves valued at $108.00, 17 head of stock cattle $102.00, 13 head of sheep $39.00, 30 head of hogs $45.00

We also find that the said W. F. ELKIN recd. (received) property as an administrator to the value of $188.00.

 

Recapitulation

 

Page 451

 

104 acres of land valued at

$2851.00

29 2/3 acres of land E. Fork

59.33

3 acres of land R. creek

15.00

 

$2925.33

Value of the property

501.91

Advancement

188.00

 

3615.25

Deduct Value of interest in Estate

2634.90

 

980.34 over paid

 

W. F. Elkin is to pay E. F. Elkin $57.29

W. F. Elkin is to pay T. A. Elkin $11.66

W. F. Elkin is to pay heirs of Nancy G. Bush 116.37

980.34

 

To E. F. ELKIN 128 acres of land out of a 320 acre survey deeded by John Marshal and wife to G. A. Elkin by deed dated 20th of Feby. 1856 and beginning at the N W corner of the tract assigned to W. F. Elkin Thence N 30.75 of a chain to a hedge Thence E with the middle of the Hedge 40 chains Thence S 30.25 chains Thence West 40 chains to the place of beginning, said land valued at $1962. Also 29 1/3 acres of land out of a tract of 89 acres deeded by R. P. Murray by deed dated 7th of March 1856 lying on East Fort and bounded as follows, beginning at a post 3 1/3 chains N of Gabe Fitzhugh N E corner Thence 3 ½ chains to a post Thence W 89 chains to a post Thence S 3 1/3 chains Thence E 89 chains to the beginning valued at $59.33, also 5 acres on Rowlets creek belonging part of a survey made in the name of Thomas G. Kennedy and deeded David Melton to G. A. Elkin by deed bearing date 18th of March 1861 and bounded as follows, beginning at the most Southerly corner of a tract of 34 acres deeded by Thos. G. Kennedy to Thomas Findley and wife at a post on the East bank of Rowlets Creek from which a walnut 10 inches in diameter marked X bears No 35 1/2º W 22 links Thence N 45 E 13.32/100 chains to a post an elm 9 inches in diameter marked X bears N 38 W 10 links an elm 6 inches in diameter marked X bears N 20 ½ E 16 links Thence N 45 W 45/100 chains to a post from which a Spanish Oak 6 inches in diameter marked X bears N 17 E 33 links Thence S 45 W 12.96 chains to a walnut 6 inches in diameter standing on the bank of Rowlets Creek Thence S 45 W to the middle of the bed of Rowlets Creek Thence down said creek with its meanders to a post S 45 W of the beginning Thence N 45 E to the beginning valued at $50.00, also the following personal property 1/3 of the silver ware valued at $16.66, ¼ of bedding $66.25, 15 head of hogs $22.50, wagon and chains $122.00, 3 ploughs $30.00, Lot of Farming tools $8.00, 4 sets of plough hames $9.00, Carpenter’s tools $16.00, Loom & fixtures $20.00, Den (?) Wheel & reel $12.00, Wool $9.30, Kitchen Furniture $10.00, Dining table $8.00, Safe $10.00, 2 tables $5.00, cubardware (cupboard ware $5.00, clock & looking glass $5, andirons and fire irons $7.00, large looking glass $5.00, Library $75.00, 12 chairs $12.00, Bee Hives 7.50

 

Recapitulation

 

Page 452

 

123 acres of land

$1963.00

29 2/3 acres of land E. Fork

59.33

5 acres of land R. C. (Rowlet’s Creek)

50.00

 

2077.33

Value personal property

500.31

Amount due by W. F. Elkins

57.29

 

$2634.90

 

 

To F. A. ELKIN 93 acres out of a tract of 320 acres deed by John Marshall & wife to S. A. Elkin by deed bearing date 20th Febry. 1856 and bound as follows, beginning at N W corner of a tract of 123 acres allotted to E. F. Elkin Thence N 23 25/100 chains to the North boundary of said survey Thence # 50 chains to the N E corner of said survey Thence E 40 chains to E. F. Elkin N E corner Thence W 40 chains to the beginning valued at $1581.00, also 29 1/3 acres out of a tract out of a tract [of] 89 acres deeded by R. P. Murray to S. A Elkin by deed dated of March 1861 lying on East Fork and bounded as follows, beginning at a post 6 2/3 chains N of Gabe Fitzhugh N E corner Thence N 3 1/3 chains to a post Thence W 89 chains to a post Thence 8 3 1/3 chains to a post Thence E 89 chains to the beginning valued at %59.33, also 5 acres land on Wilson Creek begining (being?) a part of a survey of 232 acres made in the name of J. M. Filand and funded as follows beginning at the S E corner of said survey Thence S 22 22/100 chains Thence W 2 25/100 chains thence S 22 22/100 chains Thence E 2 25/100 chains to the beginning valued $100.00, also the following personal property 1/3 Silver ware valued at $16.66, ¼ bedding 66.25.

F. A. Elkin

 

Recapitulation

 

93 acres land valued at

$1581.00

29 2/3 acres land E. Fork at

59.33

5 acres land Wilson Creek at

100.00

 

1740.33

Personal property

82.91

Due for (from?) W. F. Elkin $811.66

811.66

 

$2634.90

 

 

 

To the Heirs of NANCY G. BUSH

 

The following personal property. ¼ interest in bedding $66.25. 3/8 interest in Jack (commodore) $150.00. 1/3 third interest in Jack (Longstreet) $116.66. One 3 yr. old mule 125. Brown Mare (Queen) and mule colt 150.00. Brown Mare (Pinkney) and colt 120.00. Bay Mare (Kit) and colt 87.50. Gray (Bell) and colt 100.00. sorrel (Sloan) 65.00. Yearling filly 40.00. horse colt 40.00 3-2 yr. old mule 300.00 Four yearling mules 240.00 1.4 interest of hogs 22.50 ½ interest reaper 50, 1 plow 10.00 Oats & Hungarian 75.00 600 bu 300.00 Bugy (Buggy) and harness 150 Wool 3.12 Bee gums 2.50 2 yoke of oxen & Bull 112.00 2 chains 3.00

We find that N. G. BUSH received an advancement [of] the sum of $195.00

 

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Recapitulation

 

Value of personal property

$2328.53

Advancement

195.00

Due from W. F. Elkin

111.37

 

2634.90

 

 

Given under our hands this day of Oct. 1866.

 

J. T. Coleman

J. F. Bacus

O. Hedgecoxe

 

Sworn to and subscribed before me this Oct. 29th, 186.

 

J. M. Benge, Clerk, C. C. C. C. Tex.

 

Page 454

 

Inventory and appraisement of all the Community Property belonging to F. DOWELL deceased and his surviving widow CAROLINE DOWELL made by order of the Probate Court of Collin County.

 

One tract 105 acres land

J. T. Duffon Grantee

A[t] $4.00

$420.00

One tract 640 acres land

George Herndon Grantee

At $15.00

$9600.00

One tract 36 acres headright

of Wm. H. Hunt

At 10.00

360.00

One tract 336 acres headright

of Wm. Ryan

At 5.00

1680.00

One tract 160 acres headright

of R. J. Quisenbury

(Quisenberry)

At 5.00

800.00

One tract 160 acres headright

of Phillip Barnes

At 3.00

480.00

95 head stock cattle

At $4.00

$380.00

4 yoke work cattle

At 4.00

160.00

10 mares 2 yrs. old & over

At 62.00

620.00

5 colts 1 yr. old & over

At 30.00

150.00

7 sucking colts

At 15.00

105.00

4 aged horses

 

230.00

1 stallion

 

200.00

38 pork hogs

At 8.00

304.00

12 stock hogs

At 1.00

12.00

350 bushs (bushels) wheat

sprouted

At .75

262.50

500 bush. corn

At .50

252.00

8 stacks oats

At 10.00

80.00

1 Four horse power engine[e]

& mill

At

300.00

1 grind stone

 

2.00

1 work bench & screw

 

2.50

1 trash[er] 3 horse power

 

425.00

2 reapers

At 75.00

150.00

1 lot smith tools

 

50.00

1 lot scrap iron

 

200.00

500 rail road iron

At 00.7c

35.00

5 shovles (shovels) & spads

(spades)

At 00.4c

2.50

8 hoes

At 00.2/

2.00

2 pitch forks

At 00.4c

1.00

2 picks -

At 00.4c

1.00

15 plows all kinds

At 2.50

37.50

12 augers

At 00.5/

7.50

4 saws

At 00.6/

3.00

4 planes

At 00.6/

3.00

3 iron squares

At 00.4/

1.50

1 broad ax

At

2.50

1 chest old tools

At 2/

2.50

3 chisels

8/

.75

2 monkey wrenches

8/

2.00

½ bbl (barrel) tar

 

10.00

1 ox bell

8/

3.00

1 prairie plough

 

6.00

1 foot adze

 

2.00

1 wheel barrow

 

2.50

10 bee stands

At 1.50

15.00





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