Probate Minutes - Volume A-1


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3 chopping axes

at 1.50

$15.00

1 marble top bureau

& glass

30.00

1 two horse buggy

& harness

150.00

1 marble top bureau

$40.00

4 molasses bbl

(barrel) at 1.00

4.00

1 marble wash stand

4.50

6 galls (gallons)

lindseed (linseed)

oil at 25c

15.00

1 candle stand 1 2/

1.50

70 lbs. Texas leather

at 20c

14.00

1 mohon Rocking

chair

10.00

1 corn mill

10.00

1 furnace & iron

kettle

8.00

6 carpenters planes

6.00

1 cooking stove &

fixtures

20.00

1 saddle

7.50

3 iron kettle at 6 -

20.00

1 large ox wagon

85.00

5 spinning wheels

12.50

1 large ox wagon

50.00

1 prvision (provision?)

safe

6.00

1 two horse wagon

65.00

1 cubbard (cupboard)

5.00

1 four horse wagon

65.00

1 loom

10.00

3 old mules at 60.00

180.00

1 bead (bed) stead

6.00

2 old mules at 80.00

160.00

1 dinning (dining)

table

2.50

9 set wagon H

plowgear

22.50

1 lot table wear

20.00

1 lot 2 foot boards

20.00

3 pr. fire irons

3.00

5 log chains at 1.50

7.50

1 dinning (dining)

table

5.00

Household & Kitchen

Furniture

 

 

633.50

2 gilt frame mirrors

6.00

12.00

 

 

 

1 walnut bureau

18.00

 

 

1 Bible stand

4.00

 

 

1 par. brass fire dogs

2.50

 

 

1 par. Iron fire dogs

1.00

 

 

1 mahogany extention

(extension) table

30.00

 

 

1 monks map U. S.

3.00

 

 

2 card tables at 5.00

10.00

 

 

1 dressing stand

5.00

 

 

1 walnut beadstead

(bedstead)

10.00

 

 

2 beding (bedding) &

beds at 30.00

60.00

 

 

1 double bl (barrel)

shot gun

12.00

 

 

12 cane seet (seat)

chairs at 1.25

15.00

 

 

2 cane seet (seat)

rockers at 4.00

8.00

 

 

10 raw hide seat

chairs 8/

10.00

 

 

1 walnut bureau

12.00

 

 

2 beadsteads

(bedsteads) at 7.50

15.00

 

 

2 bedsteads a

5.00

 

 

1 parlor stool

20.00

 

 

2 lounges at 7.50

15.00

 

 

1 iron safe

100.00

 

 

1 walnut beadstead

(bedstead)

30.00

 

 

1 mahog[any]

beadstead (bedstead)

25.00

 

 

 

 

Recapitulation

 

Real Estate

$13340.00

Missillanious (Miscellaneous) property

4688.75

Household & Kitchen furniture

633.50

Notes & accounts

$30803.32

Sum Total

$49465.57

 

 

The State of Texas E. Rainey, George Herndon & Edward Chambers appraisers appointed

Collin County by the County to make a return & Inventory of the Community property belonging to F. DOWELL and his surviving wife CAROLINE DOWELL being sworn say that the foregoing Inventory and appraisement is of [a?] full and complete Inventory and appraisement of all the Community…

 

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…property belonging said Estate that have come to their knowledge.

 

Z. E Rainey

George Herndon

Ed Chambers

 

Sworn to and subscribed before me this November 27th 1866.

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

 

 

List of Claims belonging to said Estate.

 

One Note on James Sadler dated June

12/1866 a day int[erest] 8%

$169.00

One Note on E. F. Elkins & W. H. Jones dated

July 23 1866 a 1 day int. 8% for

291.43

One note on W. P. McDuffie date June 28 1866

a 1 day Int 8%

588.00

Cred[it] on same

294.00

One note on a. a. Miller date July 16 1866 a

Day Int 10%

58.50

One note on James W. Loyd and F. S. Harris

March 24 1866 a 1 day Int 8%

276.15

Credit by same $ 38c

38 cts

One note on P. L. Wearlley date March 24

1866 a 1 day Int 8% 276.15

276.15

One note on James O. Kerr date May 16 1866

At 12 months In. 8% for 280.65

280. 65

One note on D. L. McKinney dated Apr. 23

1866 a 1 day Int 8% for 71.53

71.53

One note on J. L. Sadler date June 11 1866

A 1 day Int 8% for 154.62

154.62

One note on Stephen Stephenson & Joab

Butler date Marc 16 1866 a day in 10% for

359.80

359.80

One note on James Alexander date Mar 18

1866 a 1 day Int. 8% for 584.50

584.50

One note on Thomas A. Mounts date March 18

1866 a 1 day Int. 8% for 354.94

354.94

One note on John F. Morrill date Jan 1 1866

A 1 day Int 10% for 33.25

33.25

One Note on F. S. Harris date March 24 1866

a day Int. 10% for 191.00

191.00

One Note on E. A. Teague date J. W.

Tarkinton date March 10 1866 a 1 day In. 10%

For 372.37

 

One Note on E. A. Teague & J. W. Takington

Dated Marc 11 1866 a 1 day Int. 10% for 72.86

72.86

 

 

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One Note [on] Joseph Auston date March 15

1866 a day In. 8% for 85.00

$85.00

 

3887.25

One Note on Henry Carneven & Levy Newton

date March 16 1866 a 1 day Int 8% for 359.80

359. 80

One Note on E. Lindsey date March 4 1866 a

day Int. 10% for 239.62

239.62

One note J. O. Hill & J. A. Phillips date Feb. 28

1866 a 18 mos. In 8% from date 454.43

454.43

One note Peter Wetsell and James Wetsell

date March 1 1866 a 1 day Int. 10% for

359.80

359.80

One note on Wm. W. Brotherton date March 1s

1866 a 1 day Int. 8% for 359.80

359.80

One note on G. A. Pervine & W. A. Pervine

date Dec. 15 1866 a 2 yrs Int. 8% for 755.58

755.58

One note on E. A. Field & G. M. Field date

March 1s 1866 a 1 day Int. 8% for 583.40

583.40

One note on J. I. Cooper date Feby. 20 1866

a 1day Int. 10% for 69.76

69.76

One note on J. I. Chasteen date March 1s

a 1day Int. 10% for 1837.95

1837.95

One note on David Danniels and ________

dte Feb. 28 1866 a day Int. 10% for 352.66

352.66

One note on E. Lindsey date March 4 1866

a day Int. 10% for 354.66

354.66

One note on A. Brown date Feb. 7 1866 a 1

day Int. 10% for 30.00

30.00

One note on Martin Stelze & John Willock date

March 1 1866 a 1 day Int. 8% for 359.80

359.80

One note on W. J. Cook date Feb 16 1866

a 1 day Int. 8% for 41.66

41.66

One note on L. F. Cook date Feb 16 1866 a 1

day Int. 8% for 46.28

46.28

One note on L. F. Cook, Jacob Cook & Jno. B.

Martin date Feb. 16 1866 a 1 day Int 8% for

351.59

351.59

One Note on J. D. Cooper and William Draper

date Febr. 15 1866 a 1 day Int 8% for 348.65

348.65

 

$10715.18

One note on James Anderson & (blank)

Date Febr 25 1866 a 1 day no int. for 18.00

Credit on Same 13.25

4.75

One note on F. C. Forbus date Sept 11 1866

a 1 day Int. 10% for 27.00

27.00

One Note on Samuel Childress date Jan. 10

1866 a 1 day Int. 10% for 140.00

140.00

One Note on W. W. Morrell & J. G. Morrell date

Jan. 13th a 1 day Int. 8% for 574.00

574.00

One Note on James Slaughter (blank) date

(blank) 1866 (blank) for 120.00

120.00

 

 

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One Note on John Tarpley date Oct 13/58

A 1 day Int. for 20.00

20.00

One Note on H. S. Sright date Oct. 16/63 for

30.00

T. F. Olinger rect. For same Date act 4/66

30.00

One A/C (account) on John Crutchfield date

March 1s/66 a 1 day Int. 8% for 360.15

360.15

One Note on Lee Hogs & Co. date (blank) 1866 for 120.00

120.00

One Note on T. J. Terry date July 19t/44 due

December 25th/45 for 70.00

70.00

One Note on Martin Stelzer and John Willick

date July 1s 1861 a 1 day Int. 10% for 100.00

100.00

One Note on Stephen Stephenson and Joab

Butler date Dec. 1/60 a 1 day (blank) for

160.00

160.00

One Note on John H. Trout and J. Trout date

May 22d/61 a 1 day (blank) for 15.70

15.70

One Note on Solomon Sherer date August

8/62 a 1 day Int. 10% for 3.12

3.12

One Note on R. Waddill date Oct. 2/25

1 day Int. 12% for 2400.00

2400.00

One Note on E. Whitley Date March 27th/66

due Dec 25/66 for 1900.00

1900.00

One Note on Peter Wetsell and James Wetsell

date July 29/61 a 1 day Int. 10% for 100.00

6145.22

One Note on J. H. Wetlook date July 29/61 a

1 day Int. 10% for 13.75

 

Credit on same 4.00

6.75

One Note on T. J. Terry date Jan 13/51 a 1 day

(blank) for 181.77

181.77

One Note on Hugh McKinze date (blank) 1866

(blank) for 140.00

140.00

One Due Bill on W. M. Payne date May 27th

1862 for 100.00

100.00

One note on J. M. Patterson date Aug 1/65

A 3 yrs. Int. 10% from date 737.50

737.50

One note on J. M. Patterson date Aug 8/65 due

Dec. 25th 1865 for 250.00

250.00

One note on W. C. Wright date Apr. 28/66

Due Apr. 15th 1867 for 750.00

750.00

One note on John Edmonson date Sept. 17/64 a 1 day for 1000.00

1000.00

Two notes on W. M. Mounts date March 9/65 for 33 pounds wool

 

One note on A. B. Newsome date Feby 23/55 a

1 day for 25.00

25.00

One Note on H. C. Marsh date Jan. 23/66 a 1 day for 23/66 a 1 day for 7.70

7.70

One Note on O. C.McWhorter

date (favor Nowlan on order) Aug. 13/59 due

Aug 13/59 due 102.00

102.00

 

 

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One Note on Lewis M. McDonald date Decr.

31/61 a 1 day In. 10% for 9.55

9.55

One Note on Chandler and McDonald in favor

Thos. C. Carrouth date Sept 10/61 a 1 day

Indorsed by Carrouth 11.40

11.40

One Note on J. J. Gray date Sep. 25/62 a 1 day for 13.00

13.00

One Note on Charles Fox dated Nov. 20/60 a

1 day 10% for 1200.00

 

 

Credit on same 700.00

500.00

One Note on T. W. Man date January 8/66

A 50 days Int. 10% 60.00

60.00

One Note on B. F. McClure & D. N. McClure

date Oct 13s/65 (blank) a 12 mos. 25.00

25.00

One Receipt on W. M. Freeman date March 9

1860 1300.00

1300.00

One A/C (account) on Carrol Jackson &

M. Spencer for (blank) 1866 for 120.00

120.00

One Note on W. H. Jones & E. L. Huffman date

Dec. 28t/65 a 1 day for 78.00

78.00

One Due Bill on J. C. Long & S. E. Long date

Aug. 24th, 1865 for 27.00

27.00

One Note on James M. Feland favr. H. Stiff

Date March 12/58 a 1 day for 33.40

 

Credit on same 30.00

3.40

3 notes on P. A. Huffman date Jan. 21/61 a 1

day Int. 12% ea. For 300.00

300.00

One Note on Huffman and Sheppard date Nov.

19/61 due Jan. 1s/62 for 42.42

42.42

One A/C (account) on A. H. Henry date (blank)

1866 for 200.10

200.10

One Note on O. M. & J. K. Fox date Jan 16/62

A 1 day Int. 10% for 50.00

50.00

One Note on Chandler and McDonald date

Nov. 25/60 a 1 day far 50.00

50.00

One Note on B. L. Roggers [and] J. B. Roggers

Date Jan. 15 1866 a months 140.00

140.00

One Note on W. A. Rhea date Aug . 7/66 a 3

months for 120.00

120.00

One Note on W. J. Rodman favor H. H. Tucker

Endorsed by Tucker date May 21s 1866

a 6 mos. 6.00

6.00

One A/C (account) on John Haufman & Joseph

Haufman date (blank) 1866 210.00

210.00

One Note on Fred Gates date Jan 10/62 a

1 day for 8.00

8.00

One Note on E. M. Horn, H. S. Horn & R. F.

Morrell date Sept 13t/61 a 1 day 12% for

304.09

304.09

Burford & McKays for the same

 

 

 

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Anderson & Lovejoy’s Rect. For note on

Jesse Sloper date Dec. 7th 1858 for

875.00

875.00

One Note on Thomas Barnes date March 6th

1866 for 62.62

62.62

On one Same March 10.61 27.40 – B – 35.22

35.22

One Note on Thomas Barnes in favor of

H. H. Tucker endorsed by Tucker date

March 21/62 day 1/62 33.00

33.00

One note on Joseph Anderson and E. L. Huffman in favor of W. J. Roodman endorse by

W. J. Roodman and H. H. Tucker date May 11

1866 due 4 mos after date 160.00

160.00

One Note on Edward F. Springer and Peter

Barnes in favor of Jas. W. Parson endorsed by

Parsons date June 21/65 a 18 for 185.00

 

One Note Dec. 31/57 Cr. on Same 145.00

40.00

One Note on B. M. Bell date Feb. 29/60 a 1 day for 369.46

369.46

One note in the hand of Balls & Roach

date of note July 1/66

maker of note not named on recp for

592.14

592.14

One note on W. A. Brown date Feb. 28/59 a 12

mos. Int. 12% in favor of G. A. Foote for 100.00

100.00

One note on same in favor of same for 44.00

44.00

One note on Edmon Chambers

date Sept. 11/5? a 1 day for 192.00

192.00

One due Bill on Walt Carrouth

date Nov. 11t 1858 for 2.50

2.50

One Note on W. A. Alderson, C. B. Fox & C. M.

Fox date May 12/62 a 1 day for $257 Int. 10%

June 16.62 Cr on same 50.00 Bal. 207.00

207.00

One note on Thomas C. Carruth, Wm. C.

Carruth date July 27t/62 a 1 day for 5.54

5.54

One note on H. P. Darling date Sept. 16/65

a 1 day for 179.00

179.00

One Note on E. L. Day date Nov. 28t/65 a 1 day for 33.40

1749.26

One note on Hamilton Duglass date Dec. 25/59

a 1 day for 20.00

20.00

One Note on Robert Caseey & Jeff Estill

date Jan. 16/66 due March 1/1866 for 120.00

120.00

One note on J. F. Day

date Nov. 24t/65 a 1 day for 65.00

65.00

One note on H. Duglass

date Spt 26/59 a 6 mos. for 17.00

17.00

One note of A. S. Cantill

date July 26/60 a 1 day for 5.60

5.00

One note A. E. Queenbury

date Do 2/65 a 60 days for 846.45

Cr. on same for 374.21

472.24

 

 

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One Judgment against Y. D. McCamot

Date Aug. 23/66 Int. 12% for 237.00

237.00

On Acnt. L. A. Martin

date Aug. 22/60 12 mos. Int. 10% from date

124.00

One note on L. M. Martin

date August 26t/60 12 mos Int. 8% from date for 795.24

795.24

One Note L. A. Pickets indorsed by G. M.

Watts date Nov. 27/60

due Sept. 1866 Int. 8% for 4500.00

4376.08

 

$3038.32

 

 

CAROLIN[E] DOWELL surviving wife of FRANCIS DOWELL deceased being sworn says that the Inventory and List of Claims rendered is a ful[l] an[d] comple[te] Inventory and List of the property and claims belonging to the Community Property of her self and her said husband that have come to her knowledge to the best of her knowledge and belief.

 

Caroline Dowell

 

Sworn to and subscribed before me this 26th day Mar. 1866.

 

J. M. Wilcox, J. P.

 

 

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To the Honorable County Court Collin County pertaining to Estate.

The undersigned commissioners appointed at the Oct. term 1866 of the County Court of Collin County pertaining to estate to lay off and set apart the life interest of the widow of JNO. D. LEADBETTERS (LEDBETTER) deceased in the Estate of said decesent (decedent?) met this day and after careful examination of said do make the following report commencing at the S. West corner of the tract 321 acres patented to B. P. Worley Thence East 56 poles to a stake Thence North 120 poles to a stake in the West line of said survey Thence South 120 poles to be beging (beginning?), also Five acres of timbered land lying North of the house the land to run round the timber on the edge of the prairie which is valued at three Hundred dollars & five dollars all of which is respectfully submitted [to the] Court.

Given under my hand this 26th day November 1866.

Stephen Jones

George C. Buler

James O. Kerr

 

Sworn to and subscribed before me this 26th day November 1866.

J. M. (blank) J. P.

 

 

To F. J. Vance, County Judge of Collin County.

J. D. Grayum administrator of the Estate of JOHN & LYDIA GRAYUM would report that in obedience to an order of your Honorable Court made at September term A. D. 1866 directing an order and order (blank) tred (tried) to sell eighty acres land out of the Headright of James Lovejoy the former Homestead of JOHN & LYDIA GRAYUM in the said administrator after having advertised the same for 20 day proceeded to sell the same on the first Tuesday in Nov. 1866 at the Court House door in the town of McKinney at free will ourcry (outcry?) at the highest bidder on 12 months credit when JONATHAN GRAYUM bid the sum of two hundred and forty dollars which being the highest and best bid the said land knocked off to him and he now asks an order approving said sale and make a deed and therefore

 

Respectively submitted,

J. D. Grayum

 

Sworn to and subscribed before me this Nov. 27th 1866.

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

 

 

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State of Texas

County of Collin A list of property belonging to J. J. ROADMAN (RODMAN) deceased as appraised by W. S. McDuffie, Green Kerr and Daniel Obriam (O’Brien?) to wit.

 

215 acres land

$2000.00

2 turning plows

6.00

8 head pork hogs

80.00

1 shovel

1.50

8 head stock hogs

20.00

1 double & 2 single

trees

1.50

14 head stock cattle

$5

70.00

1 2 horse wagon

50.00

4 stock horse[s]

175.00

3 bead (bed) steads

a[t] $5

15.00

140 bush[els] corn

a[t] 50c

70.00

2 beds & clothing $20

40.00

30 bushels wheat

a[t] 1.00

30.00

Missellanious

(Miscellaneous)

housewhold (?)

50.00

40 bushels oates at

50

12.00

1 prairie plow

4.00

 

 

 

$2625.00

 

 

We the undersigned so solemnly swear that the foregoing is a true and correct Inventory and appraisement of all the community property belonging to the Estate of W. J. ROADMAN, deceased and his surviving wife has shown us.

W. S. McDuffie

D. O’Byron (O’Brien?)

G. W. Kerr

 

Sworn to and subscribed before me this Nov. 27th 1866.

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

 

I, JANE RODMAN surviving wife of W. J. RODMAN deceased do solemnly swear that the foregoing Inventory & appraisement contains a true and correct Inventory and appraisement of all the community property belonging to myself and deceased husband.

 

Jane Rodman

 

Sworn to and subscribed before me this Nov. 27th 1866.

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

 

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Inventory and appraisement of the Community Property of SAMUEL & ANN WALL, deceased.

 

50 acres land in Denton Count a[t] $1.50

per acr.

75.00

81 acres land in Collin County at $4. per acr.

324.00

10 acres land in Collin County at $4. per acr.

40.00

1 mare and colt

75.00

1 mare

50.00

5 head of cattle $4 per head

20.00

1 wagon

50.00

Household & kitchen furniture

60.00

1 hand saw

1.50

1 log chain

2.00

1 ax

.50

1 bell

.50

1 pr. tugs (tubs?)

.50

1 slate

.25

24 light windo (window) glasses

2.40

 

H. Parvin

J. J. Howe

 

Sworn to and subscribed before me this

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

 

 

List of property sold pulick (public) sale belonging to Estate of JOHN PUE Deceased.

Nov. 15th, 1866

Credit Six Months

 

Articles purchased

By Whom

$ c

One three qr. auger

J. R. Crouch

000.27

One Small log chain

J. R. Crouch

2.05

Two Three qr. augers

Tip Edwards

.40

One drawing knife

Tip Edwards

.10

One Two Inch auger

C. C. Daugherty

.75

One Broad Ax

J. W. Westerman

1.85

One Fram and cross cut saw

J. W. Westerman

3.50

Two Four year old steers

J. W. Westerman

20.75

One Grind Stone

Daniel Tramil

.60

One Bell .70 and set

carpenter’s tools .50

James Patterson

1.20

One large turning plow

Jams Patterson

5.00

One set wagon irons &

harness

James Patterson

17.00

One lot wagon timbrs

James Patterson

2.50

One large log chain 1

Cary Plow

C. W. Wilcoxson

3.00

One lot old horse shoes

D. D. Grayum

2.50

One old irons and Two old

hoes

L. D. Kichen

.60

One bay horse

L. D. Kichen

35.00

One old oven and 1 old rife

gun

Mrs. Jane Pue

2.85

One Claim stock hogs of/or

mark

Mrs. Jane Pue

5.00

 

 

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40 bushels corn

J. R. Caman a[t] 1.95

38.00

40 bushels corn

H. Floyd

40.00

1 Four year old steer

A. A. Neathery

30.00

 

 

192.87

 

Joshua Gotcher, Adm.

 

Sworn to and subscribed before me by Joshua Gotcher this the first day of December 1866.

Buford Henry, Depty Clerk, Co. of Collin Tex.

 

 

 

List and appraisement of property belonging to the Estate of C. C. HEARD Decd. situated in the County of Crawford, Arkansas as pointed by the undersigned and duly appointed appraisers by JOHN S. HEARD the administrator of said estate (viz)

 

1 tract land containing 200 acres with all

improvements

2000.00

Undivided interest in (4) four Town Lots in the

Town of Van Buren, Arkansas, with all

Improvements thereon

450.00

 

$2450.00

 

 

We do solemnly swear that the above list and appraisement contains and set forth a true and correct valuation of all the property both real and personal of the estate of C. C. HEARD Decd. as pointed out by [to?] us by JOHN S. HEARD.

P. C. Lynch

J. C. Barnes

John Hinkle

 

Sworn to and subscribed before me Ed A. Scott Clerk of the Circuit Court and exofficio Clerk of the county, said Court being a Court of Record.

Given under my hand and official seal this 29th day November 1866.

Ed. A. Scott, Clerk.

 

List of Claims &c

 

 

Special

U. S. Currancy

Cash on Hand

$4589.56

939.45

One Note on W. B. Heard

Marshall, Texas

 

3084.45

One Note on Newland &

Callahan of Van Buren

 

600.00

One third interest in a note

against Morris & Moses which

John Heard & C. C. Heard and

W. B. Heard and the obligors equally interested

333.33

 

 

$5022.89

4614.90

 

 

The foregoing list & appraisement & Inventory is all correct property.

 

I. JNO. S. HEARD administrator of the estate…

 

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…of C. C. HEARD deceased do solemnly swear that the foregoing inventory and list contains a true and correct list of all the property both real [and] personal of the Estate not heretofore reported that has come to my knowledge.

John H. Heard, Adm. of Estate of C. C. Heard

 

Sworn to and subscribed before me this 29th day November 1866.

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

 

In the name of God, Amen. I GABRIEL PHILLIPS living five miles South West of McKinney near the stage road leading from McKinney to Dallas in the County of Collin and State of Texas, being of sound mind and memory and considering the uncertainty of this frail and transity (transitory?) life do therefore make ordain publish and claim this to be my last will and testament, that is to say, First after all my lawful debts real and personal I give bequeath and dispose of as follows to wit: To my beloved wife all the lands and appurtenances situated thereon with all my personal property so long as she remains my widow to raise and support my family and each of my children under age shall have a good young mair (mare), saddle and bridle with her increase at sixteen and a good bed. And each of children to have a common English education out of my personal or real estate provided they will receive it under the age of twenty one and that my two oldest sons WILLIAM M. PHILLIPS and ISAAC H. PHILLIPS is to have the West half of the South half Section No. Twelve Township 4 to be divided between the[m] East & West. WILLIAM MARVIN PHILLIPS is to have the North half and ISAAC HARRISON PHILLIPS to have the South half and they are to have the above described tracts of land at the age of twenty one and at Six Hundred Dollars each provide the above named lands is not needed for the support of my family sd. (said) WILLIAM M. PHILLIPS and ISAAC HARRISON PHILLIPS is to pay Six Hundred dollars for the above named tracts of lands each out of their interest in my estate to the Executor of ad…..

 

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…Estate and they the sd. WILLIAM M. PHILLIPS and ISAAC H. PHILLIPS to have a good right made to them when the estate is wound up. I give bequeath and devise all the rest residue and remainder of my real and personal estate to my children or their heirs who may be living at the time of our deceased to be divided equally between them share and share alike. Like wise I make constitute and appoint my said son WILLIAM M. PHILLIPS and ISSAC H. PHILLIPS to be executors of this my last will and testament hereby revoking all former wills by me said.

In witness whereof I have hereunto subscribed my name and affixed my seal the twenty three day of October in the year of our Lord 1858.

Gabriel Phillips (Seal)

 

The above ritten (written) instrument was subscribed by the said Gabriel Phillips in our presents and acknowledged by him to each of us and he at the same time published and declared the above instrument so subscribed to be his last will and testament and we at the testator’s request and in his presents (presence) have signed our names as witnesses hereto and written opposite our names our respective places of residence.

 

Wiley R. Gulby McKinney, Collin Co., Texas.

William Draper McKinney, Collin Co., Texas.

James Solomon McKinney, Collin Co., Texas

 

State of Texas Now on this day personally appeared Wiley R. Gulby in open Court and

Collin County takes the following oath to wit: I, Wiley R. Gulby do solemnly swear that I am over the age of 14 years and was at the time of singing the foregoing will of GABRIEL PHILLIPS as witness and that the said GABRIEL PHILLIPS signed the same in my presence and [in] the presence of Wm. Draper & James Solomons and that the said GABRIEL PHILLIPS acknowledged that the foregoing instrument contains his last will and testament and called upon me to sign the same as witness.

W. R. Gulby

 

Sworn to and subscribed before me this April 29, 1867.

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

 

 

Page 468

 

In the name of God, Amen: I, WALTER SMOOTE being of sound mind and knowing the certainty of death do make this last will and testament that is to say. 1st. to my beloved wife ELIZABETH SMOOTE I will the farm which I am now living on which farm is known as the R. H. Brown farm during her natural life and after her death said farm to be divided equally among my legal heirs and further to beloved wife two choice mules to be selected by her from among my mules which I know own also choice out of my mares that is one mare to be selected by her and one third of my hogs and further I will to my wife ELIZABETH SMOOTE all of my sheep also choice of my wagons.

2d. To my youngest son WALTER R. SMOOTE my youngest son I give the tract of land known as the land which I purchased of Forman Brothers said tract is out of David Rowlett’s Survey.

3d. Should my beloved wife to another legal heir of mine and said heir should be born alive then I will and give to said heir all that portion of a tract of land situate (sic) and being in the survey known as the Rowlett’s survey.

3d (sic) Here I will state that the means and property which I heretofore given to my son W. H. SMOOTE and to my daughter PHILO ANN BURKS is sufficient to make them equal to the amounts which I have in this will give[n] my other heirs.

4th. I will that my farm and land situate[d] on Muddy [Creek[ known as the Herring land shall be sold for money in hand and the proceeds thereof to equally divided among my legal heirs allowing that my beloved wife shall have a child’s part of said money.

5th. All my moneys on hand all my notes & accounts is to be by my beloved wife ELIZABETH SMOOTE and to be controlled by her that is said moneys due on said notes is to be kept on interest and the interest to be applied to the maintenance and education of my minor children.

6th I desire that EDWIN KEYT is to have according to previous agreement a sufficient amount of money when collected to enable him to carry on his business for this year which he is now engaged.

7th I further appoint W. H. SMOOT my son and F. J. Vance my executors to probate this my last week and testament and sell the tract of land to be sold by this will and to make good and sufficient title thereto and that no other action be had on this will in the County Court except the probating of said will and further for the perfection of this will my executors shall not be required to give….

 

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…security.

 

Witness my hand this July 4th 1867.

his

Walter B. X Smoote

mark

 

Witness:

Edwin Keyt

T. F. Hughston

 

State of Texas Personally appeared before the undersigned authority Edwin Keyt one of the

County of Collin subscribing witnesses to the last will and testament of W. B. SMOOTE and on oath in open Court says that W. B. SMOOTE executed the foregoing will bearing date July 4th, 1867 and he the said E. Keyt signed the same as witness.

 

Edwin Keyt

 

Sworn to before me this July 29th 1867.

 

Witness my hand and the seal of the Collin County Court July 29th 1867.

Buford Henry Depty Clerk Co. Ct. Collin Co. Texas.

 

 

The State of Texas

Collin County In the name of God, Amen. I, SAMPSON CHRISTIE being of sound mind and disposing memory knowing the uncertainty of life and that death must sooner or later occur to all and desiring to arrange my business do hereby ordain and establish this my last will and testament revoking all heretofore made.

After a decent burial to myself and payment of all just debts if any against me, it is my will that what property I possess may be distributed and decend (descend) as follows.

I hereby nominate constitute and appoint my friend SAMUEL G. FERGUSON and RICHARD HOLLIWAY my executors to carry into effect this my will and it is my desire that no action shall be had in the Probate Court with reguard (regard) to my estate further than the probate and registration of this my will and return an inventory of my property and that no bond shall be required of my executors. It is my will that my executors shall hold all my property and manage and control the same for the benefit of my children now living with me until the youngest shall be of age and that no division or distribution shall be made until the youngest child shall arrive at maturity and I hereby fully empower my said executors to make any sale of property or exchange of the same that they may deem necessary for the benefit of my children or for the purpose of paying any debts that my [may?] exist or in order to distribute among my children is necessary to sell at private…

 

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…or public sale vesting the title as fully and completely in the purchaser as if sold by me in life. In case any one of the legatees shall desire to receive their portion prior to the time above stated and it being agreeable to all the order my executors are authorized to give them their or hos [his] or her portion in property at fair valuation so as not to injure the portions of the others.

It is my desire that so long as my sister in law ELIZABETH CURRY shall desire to live with my children she may be maintained and supported out of the property herein place in charge of my executors.

I have advanced to my three sons JOHN CHRISTIE, WILLIAM CHRISTY and SIMEON CHRISTIE their full proportion and share of my estate.

I bequeath that my property in accordance with pervious stipulations shall decend (descend) as follows. To my son JOSEPH CHRISTIE I give and bequeath five hundred dollars worth of property to be of fair valuation – To my daughter JULIA B. CHRISTIE I give six hundred dollars in property at fair valuation and to SARAH A. PITNER my grand daughter I give and bequeath five hundred dollars worth of property at fair valuation. The remainder of my property I desire shall be equally divided among my sons and daughters to wit, SARAH M. CHRISTIE, NANCY E. CHRISTIE, SAMPSON CHRISTIE, MARTHA SUSAN CHRISTIE CLAYBURNE, M. CHRISTIE to share equally and alike subject to the previous stipulations and to be divided as before expressed.

 

S. Christie

 

Witness:

Thos. J. Brown

David Stiff

 

 

State of Texas

Collin County Personally appeared in open Court before the undersigned authority Thomas J. Brown one of the subscribing witnesses to the last will and testament of S. CHRISTIE decd. and on oath says that the said S. CHRISTIE deceased signed the same in his presence and he the said Thomas J. Brown signed the same as a witness at the request of the said S. CHRISTIE decd. and also that David Stiff signed the same as a witness at the same time and at the request of said S. CHRISTIE, deceased.

Thos. J. Brown

 

Sworn to before me. Witness my hand and the seal of the Collin County Court this 29th day of July 1867.

Buford Henry Depty Clerk Co. Ct. Collin Co., Texas.

 

Page 471

 

In the name of God, Amen:

 

I, MILTON WILKERSON being of sound mind and disposing memory in view of the fact that is the common lot of mankind and desiring to settle my business affairs to the advantage of my family, do ordain and publish this my last will and testament hereby revoking all heretofore made. After giving to my mortal remains a decent burial it is my will and desire that my property shall descend as follows:

First: I hereby nominate constitute and appoint my beloved wife E. JANE WILKERSON my executrix with the powers and rights herein enumerated and specified as well as all others incident to the appointment. It is my desire that no action shall be had in the County Court relative to my estate further than the probate and resignation of this will and the return of an inventory of my estate.

Second: I give and bequeath to my beloved grandson JAMES WILLIAM HOCKER my silver watch over and above his equal portion of my property.

Third: It is my desire that my wife as executrix shall sell at such a time and on such terms as she my deem prudent the tract of land lying on Wilson Creek below the field known as the Benge field the same upon which I now have a farm and so distribute the proceeds of such sale between my beloved daughters SARAH SKIDMORE and VIRGINIA WILKERSON and my grandson JAMES WILLIAM HOCKER, as to make them equal taking into consideration advancements heretofore made to my said daughters and the mother of my grandson.

Fourth: To my beloved wife I bequeath all of my property not specially disposed of to have and to hold during her natural life to use and enjoy fully and completely for her to distribute to my said daughters and grandson any and all of my said property as she should so desire so as to make them equal provided that it is entirely in her own discretion so to distribute the same or not.

Fifth: At the death of my said wife I desire that all of my property shall be equally divided and disturbed between my two said daughters and my grandson in equal portions to each taking into consideration all former advancements provided that if my said grandson shall died without issue before the death of my said wife then my property to be equally divided between my two daughters aforesaid. It is my desire that no bond shall be required of my executrix aforesaid “without issue” in the ninth line of this page interlined before signing. I have advanced to my daughters and the mother of my grandson as follows now. To the mother of my grandson…

 

Page 472

 

JAMES W. HOCKER Five Hundred and Fifty Five Dollars. To SARA SKIDMORE Four Hundred & Eighty Dollars. To VIRGINIA A. WILKERSON Five Hundred & Fifty Dollars.

Witness my hand this the 18th day of June 1867.

 

Milton Wilkerson

 

In the presence of

Thos. J. Brown

L. Wetsel

 

State of Texas

Collin County Personally appeared in open Court before the undersigned authority Thomas J. Brown one of the subscribing witnesses to the foregoing and last will of MILTON WILKERSON dscd. Bearing date on the 18t day June A. D. 1867 and says on oath that he signed the name of the said MILTON WILKINSON to the same at the request and instance of the said MILTON WILKINSON deceased, and then the said Thomas J. Brown and Lewis Wetsel signed the same as witnesses at the request of the said MILTON WILKERSON deceased, this July 29th, 1867.

 

Thos. J. Brown

 

Sworn to before me

Witness my hand and the seal of the Collin County Court this July 29th, 1867.

 

(L. S.) Buford Henry Depty Clerk Collin Court, Texas.

 

 

Page 473

 

Inventory and Appraisement of the Community Estate of ELISHA ROBINSON, deceased and his surviving wife MATILDA ROBINSON, viz

 

40 acres of land out of the Susanah Walker

survey Va. at $2.50 per acre

$100.00

5 head stock cattle va. at $6 per head

30.00

1 year old colt bay val. at

10.00

3 head sheep 1.50

4.50

Household & kitchen furniture val. at

50.00

 

$194.50

 

We the appraisers appointed by the County Court of Collin County, Texas to appraise the Community Property of ELISHA ROBINSON, decd. do hereby certify that the foregoing Inventory and appraisement contains a true list and fair valuation of all the Community Property of ELISHA ROBINSON deceased as show to us by MATILDA ROBINSON surviving wife of said deceased.

 

his

E. X Box

mark

James B. Rogers

 

Sworn to and subscribed before me with seal impressed at Farmersville on this 23d day of May 1867.

D. D. Graham, J. P. C. C. Texas

 

 

Page 474

 

Inventory of Property of the Estate of S. & A. WALL.

 

One (1) Mare Thirty five dollars

$35.00

One (1) hoe twenty five cts.

.25

Three (3) brace bits fifty cts.

.50

 

 

J. J. Howe

H. F. Wear

 

Sworn to and subscribed before me this 12th July 1867.

 

B. J. Naugle, J. P. Precinct No. 3 Collin Co.

 

 

Account Sale Estate of S. & A. WALL, Decd.

 

To the Hon. County Judge of Collin County, the undersigned Admrs. of the Esate of S. & A. WALL would report the sale of property belonging to said Estate in compliance with an order of your Honor’s Court made at the Novr. Term 1866. Sale on the 11th May 1867.

 

One Bay Mare

To John Yates

$65.00

One Fro

To McSmith

.25

One Cow

To McSmith

10.00

3 brace bits

To John Yates

.55

 

 

$85.80

 

B. J. Naugle

 

Sworn to before me this July 16th 1867.

 

Buford Henry, J. P.

 

 

Account Sale Estate JAS. & M. C. HENDRIX Decd.

 

Report of Article sold for cash in hand by order of the Court at the December Term 1866 to wit

 

Jan. 15th

To old David Wilcoxson

One small stack hay

$5.00

To Mr. Sims

100 binds grass

3.00

To Tip Cole

Balance of grass

12.00

To James Plunk

50 bus. corn at 75 cts

37.50

To James Plunk

12 bus. wheat at 1.00

12.00

To J. J. Brown

12 bus. wheat at 1.00

12.00

To Wm. Thompson

30 bus. of corn at 75 cts

22.50

To John Utt

20 bus. of corn at 75 cts

15.00

To Tip Cole

11 bus. of corn at 75 cts

8.25

 

Gain Corn 11 bushels loss in wheat 6 bushels

Rent of Farm for 1866.

 

D. D. Graham, Admr.

 

Page 475

 

Estate of JOHN PATTERSON, Decd.

 

The State of Texas

County of Lamar

To the Honorable F. J. Vance County Judge in and for the County of Collin, State of Texas.

We the undersigned commissioners respectfully show that by virtue of a write of partition and distribution to us directed from the County Court of Collin County, Texas we have this day as therein required made according to law a fair just and impartial partition and distribution of the property specified in said decree as belonging to the Estate of JOHN PATTERSON deceased among the heirs and distributes of the same to the best of our skill and knowledge the result whereof we respectfully submit to the consideration of the Court as follows to wit:

To JAMES PATTERSON have set apart and distributed 40 acres of timber land it being a part of a survey patented to JOHN PATTERSON assignee of John Pew, for 9 1/3 labors on the 22d of January 1851. Beginning at the corner of John Harman Survey for 520 acres 20 poles South of the S W corner of a survey for 40 acres in the name of R. S. Reed a post oak mk J. H. runs north with said Harman’s W B line at 20 poles pass (sic) said Reed’s S W corner in all North 86 poles to a stake due west of John Harman’s corner Thence West 74 poles a stake Thence South 86 poles a stake due west of John Harman’s corner Thence East at 2 poles passed said Harman’s corner and with W B line in all 74 poles to the beginning and ten (10) acres of timber land part of the same survey for 9 1/3 labors. Beginning at the S E corner of a survey for 40 acres in the name of John Harman on the E B line of the original survey runs South with said E B line 16 poles to an ash marked two blazes marked a Hickory X bears N 6 varas Thence West 101 to a stake marked A hickory X bears N 2 varas Thence North 16 poles to S W corner of said John Harman survey for 40 acres Thence East with the S B of the same 101 poles to the place of beginning. Also sixty five acres part of the said 1 1/3 labors survey it begin prairie land Beginning at a stake in prairie the S E corner of a survey in the name of Harris runs south 115 poles to the N B line of John Harman’s 520 acre survey a stake in prairie Thence N 68 E 120 poles to the beginning. Also 50 acres of land it being in prairie part of a survey for 200 acres patented to JOHN PATTERSON assignee of Abraham Murphy on the 13th June 1851. Beginning at the N E corner of the 200 survey a stake on prairie runs South with the E B Line of the said 200 are survey 89 ½ poles a stake in prairie Thence West 89 ½ poles to a stake in prairie Thence North 89 ½ poles to a stake on the N B line of the said 200 acre survey Thence East with the same W B line 89 ½ poles to the beginning.

To the Heirs of JAMES PEW 61 acres prairie…

 

Page 476

 

…it being a part of the said 9 1/3 labor survey. Beginning at a stake in prairie the N W corner of a survey for 75 acres in the name of John Harmon on the W B line of the original survey Thence North with the said W B Line 57 ½ poles to a stake in the prairie Thence East 170 poles to a stake in prairie Thence South 57 ½ poles to a stake in prairie 3 poles East of the N E corner of said 75 acre survey Thence West with the N B line of the said 75 acres survey 170 poles to the beginning. Also 50 acres of prairie land it being a part of a survey for 200 acres patented to JOHN PATTERSON as assignee. Beginning at the S E corner of the said 200 acre survey a stake in prairie runs North 89 ½ poles to a stake in prairie on S B line of original survey Thence West 89 ½ poles to the beginning. Also 54 acres timber land it being part of the 9 1/3 labor Beginning at the N W corner of the original survey runs South with the W B Line of the original survey 212 poles to a small post oak X bears N 45 E 5 varas on the N B line of JAMES PATTERSON’S 40 acre survey Thence East 41 poles a stake the N B corner of JAMES PATTERSON’S said 40 acre survey marked Elm X bears W 1 varas Thence North 212 poles to a stake marked post oak X bears W 50 N 3 varas on the N B line of the original survey Thence West with said N B line 41 poles to the beginning, and ten (10) acres of land (timber) part of the 9 1/3 labors survey Beginning at the S E corner of the 10 acre survey set apart to JAMES PATTERSON aforesaid on the E B line of the original survey runs West with the S B line of said 10 acres survey 101 poles to a stake marked A Hickory X bears N 2 varas Thence South 16 poles a stake marked an Elm X bears S 41 W 7 varas Thence East 101 poles to an ash mark two blazes marked an over cup tree X bears W 1 vara on the E B line of said PATTERSON’S origin[al] survey Thence North 16 poles to the beginning.

To BENJAMIN F. SLONE the 61 acres of prairie land being part of the 9 1/3 labors survey aforesaid Beginning at a stake in prairie the S W corner of a survey in the name of Harris on the W B line of the original survey runs South with said W B line 57 ½ poles to a stake in prairie the N W corner of a survey of 61 acres set apart to the heirs of JOHN PEW Thence East with the N B line of said 61 acre survey 170 poles a stake in prairie Thence North 57 ½ poles a stakes Harrises S E corner Thence West 170 poles to the beginning. Also 50 acres of prairie land part of 200 acres a stake in prairie runs south with the W B line of said 200 acre survey 89 ½ poles a stake in the prairie runs south with the W B line of said 200 acre survey 89 ½ poles a stake in the prairie Thence East 89 ½ poles a stake in prairie Thence north 98 ½ poles a stake in prairie on the N B…

 

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…line of said 200 acre survey Thence West 89 ½ poles to the beginning. Also 46 acres of timber land it being part of the 9 1/3 labors survey Beginning at the N E corner of the original survey a hickory bush marked with chops runs west with the N B line of the original survey 101 poles to a stake marked a post oat X bears N 50 W 3 varas the N E corner of a survey in the name of JOHN HARMAN for 40 acres marked a hickory J H bears S 83 E 2 varas marked two others thus 1 Thence East with the N B line of said 40 acre survey 101 poles JOHN HARMAN’S N E corner on the E B line of the original survey Thence North with the E B line of the original survey 74 poles to the beginning. Also ten (10) acres of timber land it being part of the 9 1/3 labor survey aforesaid beginning at the S E corner of 10 acres survey set apart to the heirs of JOHN PEW on the E B line of the original survey runs South with said E B line 16 poles a stake marked willer oak X S W corner of said 10 acres Thence East 1010 poles to the beginning.

To ROBERT PATTERSON 40 acres of timber land part of the 9 1/3 labor survey aforesaid Beginning at the N W corner of a 40 acre survey set a part to JAMES PATTERSON runs south 86 poles a stake 2 poles East of a corner of JOHN HARMAN’S 520 acres, thence N 60 W 110 poles to a stake on the Bank of a branch Thence N 33 E 28 poles a stake Thence North 28 poles a post oak marked J H a corner of the original survey Thence East 60 poles corner of the original survey Thence South 20 poles to a post oak marked J H Thence East 15 poles to the beginning. Also 65 Acres of prairie land it being a part of the said 9 1/3 labor survey Beginning at the S E corner of a survey for 65 acres set apart to JAMES PATTERSON a stake runs N 21 W 77 poles a stake Thence W 33 E 54 poles a stake on the bank of a branch it being the S W corner of a survey of 40 acres set apart to the said ROBERT PATTERSON Thence S 60 E 110 poles to the corner of John Harman’s 520 acre survey Thence South 62 poles Harman’s corner Thence S 75 W 60 poles with Harman’s line his corner Thence West 40 poles to the beginning. Also 50 acres of prairie land it being part of the 200 acre survey heretofore described. Beginning at the S W corner of said 200 survey a stake in prairie suns (sic) North with the W B line of said 200 acre survey 89 ½ poles a stake in prairie Thence East 89 ½ poles a stake in prairie Thence South 89 ½ poles a stake in prairie on the S B line of said 200 acre survey Thence 89 ½ poles to the beginning…

 

 

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…and ten (10) acres of timber land part of the 9 1/3 labors survey Beginning at the N W corner of R. S. Reed’s 40 acre survey runs North 16 poles a stake marked a boidarc X bears S 30 W 2 varas Thence East 101 poles a stake on the E B line of the original survey make Willer oak X bears S W 4 varas Thence South 16 poles REED”S corner Thence West with Reed’s N B line 101 poles to the beginning.

And we the commissioners further report that the tract of land described in the writ of partition contains 432 acres of land more than is named in the writ by 147 acres which we divided and set apart to the heirs as above reported.

In Testimony whereof we have hereto subscribed our names this 23d day of March 1867.

 

John Harman

R. S. Reed

 

Sworn to and subscribed before me this 23d day of March 1867.

Witness my hand and seal as Notary Public in and for the County of Lamar, State of Texas this day and date above written.

J. T. Harman, J. P.

 

[plat maps not included here]

 

We the undersigned commissioners have distributed and set apart the property specified in a writ of partition and distribution as follows to wit:

To JAMES PATTERSON have been distributed the surveys marked on the plats

 

James Patterson

valued

$461.25

To Heirs [of] John Pew (Pue) have been distributed the surveys marked

 

Heirs [of] John Pew (Pue)

valued

$461.25

 

To Benjamin S. Slone have distributed the survey marked

 

B. S. Slone

valued

$461.25

 

To Robert Patterson have distributed the surveys marked

 

R. Patterson

Valued

$461.25

 

R. S. Reed

John Harman

 

State of Texas

Lamar County Before me, Henry Moore Clerk of the County Court of Lamar County personally appeared R. S. Reed one of the Commis. Appointed to partition land belonging to the estate of JOHN PATTERSON decd. and after being sworn upon his oath states that the within is a fair valuation of lands belonging to said estate.

In testimony whereof I have hereto set my official signature & seal of office at Paris, Texas.

 

(L.S.) Henry Moore, Clerk C. C. T

 

The State of Texas

Collin County Before me D. D. Graham Notary Public of said County personally appeared JOHN HARMAN to me made known as one of the commissioners appointed to partition the land belonging to the Estate of JOHN PATTERSON decd and after being sworn upon his oath states that the within is a fair valuation of lands belonging to said estate.

To certify which I hereto sign my name and affix my seal of office at Farmersville on this 12th day of August 1867.

(L. S.) D. D. Graham, N. P. C. C. Texas

 

 

Page 480

 

To the Hon. F. J. Vance County Judge of Collin county, Texas:

 

We the undersigned commissioners have distributed and set apart the following described property specified in the order of partition and distribution to wit:

 

To JANE PEW (PUE) have been distributed forty three head stock cattle valued at $5 each

$215.00

Five head three year old steers at $10 each

50.00

Two head beef steers at $15

30.00

Eight head stock cattle $5

40.00

One sorrel horse colt

20.00

Household & kitchen furniture

19.00

 

$374.00

 

To JOSHUA GOTCHER Guardian of MARY JANE & JULIA E. GOTCHER

Forty three head stock cattle valued at $5.00 each

$215.00

Five head three year old steers valued at $10. each

50.00

Two head beef steers valued at $15. each

30.00

One bay mare valued at

60.00

Household & kitchen furniture

19.00

 

$374.00

 

To JANE PEW (PUE) Guardian of MARTHIA & SYRONA PEW (PUE)

Forty three head stock cattle valued at $5 each

$215.00

Five head three year old steers valued at $10 each

50.00

Two Beef Steers

30.00

One work Ox

20.00

Eight head stock cattle

40.00

Household & kitchen furniture

19.00

 

$374.00

 

Total Amt. $112200

 

Farmersville, Texas. Aug. 12th, 1867

W. P. Bumpass

James Patterson

Harrison Brumett

 

Sworn to & subscribed before me at Farmersville on the 12th day of Aug. 1867.

 

D. D. Graham, N. P. (J. P.?) C. C. Texas with seal of office impressed.

 

Page 481

 

Inventory of the Community Property belonging to the Estate of MILTON WILKERSON deceased and his surviving wife, E. J. WILKERSON.

 

12 acres land Wm. Davis Block 28 Town of

McKinney

2/3 acres land Wm. Davis Block 34 Town of

McKinney all at

 

$1500.00

10 acres timber land Wm. Davis a[t] $8.00

 

80.00

18 acres land S. McFarland

23 acres land Wm. Ryan

13 acres land Ed Bradly 54 acres a $10.00

 

540.00

20 acres land F. F. Daffau a $3.00

 

60.00

106 acres land J. Burke

 

150.00

½ of 13 Block 2 Town of McKinney

Drug Store on same

 

1200.00

½ undivided interest in lot 98 & 99

Block 14 Town of McKinney

 

600.00

160 acres land Alex Cooper

In Denton county

 

150.00

One Yoke Work Oxen

50.00

 

One Bold Sorrel horse

20.00

 

Two mules

150.00

 

Twelve head stock cattle a

5.00

60

 

One lot hogs

15.00

295.00

One Lot Farming Implements

30.00

 

One Two Horse Wagon

40.00

70.00

Three bed & Beading

(bedding) $30

90.00

 

One Lot Table Ware

10.00

 

Household & kitchen furniture

100.00

200.00

One Double Shot Gun

 

25.00

One Note on E. Alexander date Feb. 25/59 a 1 day Int.

10% from date for

 

31.06

One note on P. E. Roberts date May 11/64 a 1 day Int. 10%

 

30.00

One note on P. E. Roberts date Jan. 1/62 a 1 day Int.

10% for

 

29.75

 

 

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One due bill on J. Faires date

Apr. 11/59 with 10%

 

$100.00

One note on Columbus Lewis

Date Nov. 29/62 a 2 yea. 8%

Int. from date for

Cr. on Same

 

 

150.00

79.50

 

 

 

70.50

One note on Thomas Stalcup

Date Feb. 18/66 a 6 months for

Credit on same

 

37.50

 

10.00

 

 

 

27.50

One note on W. B. Tucker date Jan. 29/66 a 1 day int.

10% for

Cr. on same Jan. 31/66

 

 

49.29

20.00

 

 

 

29.29

One note on L. C. Searcy date

Dec. 13/62 a 4 months 10%

Int. from date far

 

 

 

 

 

30.00

One Note R. L. Wadill, date Feb. 1/66 a 1 day Int. 10% for

 

 

137.72

One Note E. Whitley date Feb.

5/66 a 1 day Int. 10% for

 

24.43

One note on J. O. Straughn

Date Feb. 5/66 a 1 day int. for

 

20.36

One note on J. L. Lovejoy Jr.

Date 6/66 a 1 day int. 10% for

 

30.75

One note on Geo. H. Pegues

Dated Feb. 7/66 a 1 day Int.

10% for

 

34.15

One note on Wm. Fitzhugh

Date Feb. 7/66 a 1 day Int. 10% for

 

107.00

One note on John I. Kimble date March 27/66 at 6 mos. Int. 10% from due for

 

150.00

One note on Joseph E. Cafin date May 11/66 a 12 mos. Int. 10% from due for

 

15.00

One note on David Stiff date June 18, 1867 Due Jan. 1/68 Int. 10% from due for

 

39.00

One Due bill on David Stiff dated June 18/67 Int. 10%

 

44.62

 

 

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One Note on S. P. Brown date

Jan. 25/66 a 1 day Int. 10% for

 

47.21

One note on Jim Harris date

1862 at 1 day for

 

15.00

One note on E. Cary date 1862 Int. 8% for

 

37.50

One note L. A. Walker due Jan. 1/62 for

 

15.15

 

 

$5959.99

 

Three shares $100 each in Houston & Texas

Central Railroad all paid.

 

We the undersigned appraisers appointed by the Probate Court of Collin County to return an inventory and appraisement of the common property of MILTON WILKERSON deceased and his surviving wife E. J. WILKERSON being duly sworn says that the foregoing is a just and true Inventory & valuation of the said estate that has come to their knowledge.

 

W. S. Cloyd

Z. E. Ranney

Geo. White

 

E. J. WILKERSON surviving wife of MILTON WILKERSON deceased being duly sworn says the foregoing is a full and complete inventory of all the common property of herself & deceased husband that has come to her knowledge.

E. J. Wilkerson

 

Sworn to and subscribed before me this Aug. 27, 1867.

 

J. M. Benge, Clk. Co. Ct. Collin Co., Texas.

 

 

To the Hon. F. J. Vance, County Judge of Collin Co., Texas.

We the undersigned beg leave to submit the following inventory of property belonging to the Estate of JOHN PEW deceased as an additional inventory, to wit:

 

Fifty eight head stock cattle valued at $5 per head

290.00

Thirteen three year old steers valued at $5 per head

130.00

 

420.00

 

 

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Six Four & Five Year Old Steers valued at $15 each

90.00

 

$150.00

 

Farmersville, Texas. Aug. 12, 1867.

James Patterson

Harrison Brummitt

Appraisers

 

Sworn to & subscribed before me at Farmersville on this 12t day of Aug. 1867.

 

(L.S.) D. D. Graham, N. P. (J. P.?) C. C. Texas

with seal of office impressed

 

 

 

Inventory and Appraisement of the Common Property of LEWIS SHIRLEY, deceased and his surviving wife, PAULINA SHIRLEY.

160 acres land out of J. A. Throckmorton

Headright Collin County $2.50

400.00

99 ¼ acres land of W. E. Throckmorton

Headright

99.25

320 acres land of M. Ransover Headright $7

per acre

2240.00

90 acres Thomas Lindsey Headright at $3 per

acre

270.00

170 acrs out of Osgood Hdright at 75 cts.

per acre

127.50

320 acres Young County, Tex. E. & L. Co. at

75 cts per acre

240.00

320 acres Young Co. Tex, E & L Co. a 50 cts

160.00

320 acres Buchannan Co. Tex

160.00

320 acres Throckmorton Co. E. & Co a 50c

160.00

30 acres Colllin Co.

30.00

1 (Kentucky) Stuber horse

500.00

Prophit Stuber horse

100.00

12 head of stock horses at $5 per head

600.00

1 sorrell (sorrel) horse mule

100.00

2 mules $30 each

60.00

20 head of stock cattle $5 per head

100.00

3 work oxen a[t] 20 per head

60.00

35 head of sheep a[t] 2.50 per head

87.50

1 wagon C

60.00

3 large ploughs a $10 each

30.00

4 small ploughs a $5

20.00

3 scrapers $5 each

15.00

2 cutivators

10.00

Total Amount

$5629.25

20 acres John Fitzhugh $2 per acre

40.00

 

$5669.25

 

 

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The undersigned appraisers appointed by the probate Court of Collin County to return an inventory and appraisement of the common property of LEWIS SHIRLEY Deceased and his surviving wife PAULINA SHIRLEY being duly sworn says that the foregoing is a just and true Inventory & Appraisement of the said Estate that has come to their knowledge.

 

M. W. Allen

Nelson S. Gibson

J. M. Graves

 

PAULINA SHIRLEY surviving wife of LEWIS SHIRLEY, Deceased, being duly sworn says that the foregoing is a full and complete inventory of all the common property of herself & her said husband that has come to her knowledge.

Paulina Shirley

 

Sworn to and subscribed before me this Aug. 26, 1867.

 

J. M. Benge. Clk. Co. Ct. Collin Co., Texas

 

 

To the Hon. the County Court of Collin County.

The undersigned having been appointed Commissioners to make partition of that part of the Estate of JOHN H. COLLINS decd. which was left unpartitioned by the commissioners in a former partition of said estate would respectfully beg leave to offer the following report as the result of their labors.

After careful examination of the report of former Commissioners we find the amount of land subject to distribution to be as follows: 199 acres of prairie land partly improved and 82 ½ acres of timbered land the horses cattle &c left by the former Coms. For the heirs have been expended by CHARLOTTE COLLINS Guardian for the use of said heirs with the exception of 9 head of stock cattle which we do hereby appraise at $41.50.

1st. We set apart to ALEXANDER COLLINS Prairie Lot No. 1 containing 51 acres and timbered Lot No. 1 containing 16 50/100 acres and valued at $288.





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