Probate Minutes - Volume A-1


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…and $41.50/100 in stock cattle. Prairie Lot No. 1 is bounded as follows. Beg. At a post on the N B line of a 155 acre survey made in the name of J. H. Collins, Ass. (blank) and N E corner of a tract set apart to C. COLLINS in the former distribution Thence East 19 chains and 50 links to the N E corner of aforesaid 155 acre survey Thence South 26 chains and 24 links a post on the E B line thereof Thence West 19 chains and 50 links a post Thence North 26 chains and 24 links to the place of beginning. Timber Lot No. 1 Begins at the N W corner of a 165 acre survey made in the name of John H. Collins situated on the waters of Panther Cree in Collin County Thence East 5 chains and 50 links Thence South 30 chains Thence West 5 chains and 50 links the W B line thereof Thence North 30 chains to the place of beginning.

2. To RICHARD COLLINS we set apart prairie Lot No. 2 containing 39 acres and timber Lot No. 2 containing 16 ½ acres value at $327.50.

Prairie Lot No. 2 Begin at the S E corner of prairie lot No. 1 Thence South 20 chains a post Thence West 19 chains and 50 links a post on the W B line of the tract set apart to CHARLOTTA COLLINS in the former partition Thence North 20 chains the S W corner of Lot No. 1 Thence east 19.50/100 chains to the place of beginning. Timber Lot No. 2 Begins at the N E corner of Timber Lot No. 1 Thence East 5.50 chains Thence South 30 chains Then West 5.50 chains to the S E corner of Lot No. 1 Thence North 30 chains to the place of beginning.

[3.] To MORTON COLLINS we set apart Prairie Lot No. 3 containing 34 acres and Timbered Lot No. 3 containing 16 50/100 acres valued at $327.50.

Prairie Lot No. 3 Begins at the S W corner of Lot No. 2 Thence East 19.50 chains the S E corner thereof Thence North 4.27 chains a post the S W corner of a small tract owned by P. H. Field Thence East 10 chains the S E corner thereof and N E of 320 acre survey made for J. H. Collins Thence South 1427 chains a post on the E B line thereof Thence West 2950 chains a post thence North 1027 chains to the place of beginning.

Timber Lot No. 3 Begins at the S W corner of Lot No. 2 Thence East 19.50 chains the S E corner thereof Thence North 4.27 chains a post the S W corner of small tract owned by P. H. Field Thence East 10 chains the S E corner thereof and N E of 320 acre survey made for J. H. Collins Thence South 1427 chains a post on the E B line thereof Thence West 2950 chains a post Thence North 1027 chains to the place of beginning.

Timber Lot No. 3 Begins at the N E corner of No. 2 Thence East 5.50 chains a post Thence South 30 chains Thence West 5.50 chains the S E corner of No. 2 Thence North 30 chains to the place of beginning.

 

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[4.] To MILDRED JACKSON we set apart Prairie lot No. 4 containing 30 acres and Timber Lot No. 4 containing 16 50/100 acres valued at $327.50.

Prairie Lot No. 4 Begins at the S E corner of Prairie Lot No. 3 Thence South 10.27 chains a post Thence West 29.50 chains a post Thence North 10.27 a post the S W corner of Prairie Lot No. 3 Thence East 29.50 chains to the place of beginning.

Timber Lot No. 4 Begins at the N E corner of Timber Lot No. 3 Thence East 5.50 chains Thence South 30 chains Thence West 5.50 chains the S E corner of Lot No. 3 Thence North 30 chains to the place of beginning.

[5.] To EMILY COLLINS we set apart prairie lot No. 5 containing 45 acres and Timber Lot No. 5 containing 16.50 acres valued at $327.50.

Prairie Lot No. 5 begins at the S E corner of Lot No. 4 Thence South 15 chains and 40 links the S E Corner of JOHN H. COLLINS Survey Thence West 29.50 chains the S E corner of Lot set apart [to] CHARLOTTE COLLINS Thence South 30 chains the S W corner thereof Thence West 5.50 chains the S E corner of Timber Lot. No. 4 Thence North 30 chains to the place of beginning.

The following plat will exhibit a correct view of the partition of the lands belonging to the aforesaid heirs.

 

[Plat maps not included here]

 

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All of which is respectfully submitted.

Silas Yarnold

P. B. Field

A. T. Robertson

 

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

 

 

Inventory and appraisement of the separate property of SAMPSON CHRISTIE, Deceased.

 

One Bay Mare

75.00

1 Bay Horse

40.00

1 gray mare & colt

75.00

Span of mules

240.00

1 Brown Mule

70.00

1 Saddle

20.00

 

$520.00

 

 

We the undersigned appraisers appointed by the County Court of Collin County to inventory and appraise the separate property of SAMPSON CHRISTIE, Deceased, being duly sworn says that the foregoing contains a true and correct inventory and just appraisement of all the separate property of belonging to said Estate that has come to our knowledge.

 

E. D. McCoy

 

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John S. Lee

W. T. Olinger

 

Sworn to and subscribed before me this Aug. 23, 1867.

 

J. M. Benge, Clerk Co. Cr. Collin Co., Texas.

 

R. H. Holloway Executors of the last will and testament of S. CHRISTIE, Deceased, do solemnly swear that the foregoing Inventory contains all the separate property of said deceased that has come to our knowledge.

Richard Holloway

 

Sworn to and subscribed before me this Aug. 23, 1867.

 

J. M. Benge, Clrk. C. C. C. Texas

 

 

List of sale of property belonging to the Estate of ROBERT D. BUMPASS decd. sold August the 3rd 1867 on a credit of twelve mos. Bond with security.

 

ARTICLES

DESCRIPTION

BUYERS NAME

SPECIAL VALUE

U. S. C. VALUE

Gray Horse

Five years old Brand R B on left

Should & 0Δ0 hip

B. E. Lucas

75.00

98.00

Bay Horse

Age & brands as above

B. E. Lucas

45.00

63.00

Gray Horse

Four Years Old Brand 0Δ0 on

Left hip

James Patterson

73.00

102.20

Bay Mare & Sorrel Colt

Age unknown

Brand R B & 0Δ0

2 white feet

W. W. Roberts

32.00

44.80

Horse Colt

Two Years old Bay roan ball white legs

Adison King

21.00

29.40

Clay Bank

Three years old 0Δ0

Wm C. Vernon

17.00

23.80

Horse Gray

Three years old

0Δ0

H. Brammett

30.00

42.00

Clay Bank Mare & Colt

Age unknown Brand H E

shoulders Colt Filley

B. E. Lucas

30.00

42.00

Sorrell Horse

Five Years old 0Δ0

Wm. Stanford

12.00

16.80

 

 

 

$330.00

$462.00

 

 

August the 16 1867.

The above is a correct list of the alluded to above property was selling for much less than its value and after selling enough to settle all the claims presented except those held by the friends of the estate the Admr. believed it his duty to suspend the sale until some future time the C. Justice will please approve the sale as far as made.

 

John K. Bumpass, Admr.

 

Sworn to and subscribed before me this August the 16, 1867.

(L. S.) D. D. Graham, Notary Public C. C. Texas

with seal of office

 

 

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The State of Texas

Collin County An Inventory of the real and personal estate of W. B. SMOOT (SMOOTE), Decd.

 

123 ½ acres of land Headright of Joseph Russell at $7 pr acre

$871.50

37 acres of land Headright Robert Brown at $7.00 pr acre

259.00

1 acre and 78 varas land Headright Manly Beck at $8.00

8.00

159 ½ acres of land Headright Daniel Rowlett at $5.00 pr acre

797.50

254 acres of land Headright Daniel Rowlett at $5.00 pr acre

1270.00

25 acres of land Headright Daniel Rowlett at $5.00 pr acre

125.00

30 acres of land Headright W. W. Bell at $5.00 pr acre

150.00

320 acres of land Headright Shea Herrin at $5.00 pr acre

1600.00

10 acres of land Headright A. McMillin at $5.00 pr acre

50.00

 

NOTES AND ACCOUNTS

 

1 Note on W. B. Stephenson

Executed 1st Nov. 1866 for

252.00

1 Note on S. H. Stimpson

Executed 18th May 1867 for

25.00

1 Note on Robert Fitzhugh

Executed 25th March 1866 for

300.00

1 Note on L. W. & Mary E.

Lewis

Executed 22n Nov 1866 for

133.00

1 Note on G. H. Fitzhugh

Executed 20 Mch 1866 for

102.00

1 Note on Fowler, Oglesby & Weaver

Executed 25t May 1867 for

1070.00

1 Note on P. A. Bozarch

Executed 22 Oct 1866 for

59.66

1 Note on J. H. Cook

Executed 26 Novr 1866 for

52.50

1 Note on L. J. Brown

Executed 15 Apr 1867 for

44.70

1 Note on George H. Pegues

Executed 19 Decr 1866 for

110.00

1 Note on Fowler & Oglesby

Executed 25t May 1867 for

403.28

1 Note on Wm. Sumate & J. Norfleet

Executed 23rd Decr 1865 for

306.10

1 Note on T. H. Rausberger

Executed 22d Jan 1866 for

184.00

1 Note on Brown Murray &

Foote

Executed 13th Apr 1867

578.42

1 Note on John Beverly for 60 bushels wheat

Executed 1s Jan 1865

 

1 Note on W. B. Blalock

with credit on same for $36.00

7 Apr 1866

Executed 1st Jan. 1865 for

72.00

T. J. Brown’s receipt for one note on G. F. Lucas for $100

Dated 13 May 1867 100

540.00

 

STOCK

 

1 pair black mules

300.00

1 gray horse mule

150.00

1 red roan horse mule

150.00

1 brown mare mule

150.00

1 horse mule

100.00

1 red roan mare

75.00

1 sorrell (sorrel) mare

100.00

1 gray horse pony

40.00

21 head of sheep

35.00

 

 

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1 yoke work oxen

50.00

2 cows & calves

20.00

14 head of stock hogs

25.00

 

FARMING UTENSILS

 

2 shovels plows & chevises

4.00

2 two horse plows

20.00

1 prairie plow

10.00

4 single trees

2.00

1 weeding hose

.50

2 choping (chopping) axes

1.00

1 grubbing hoe

2.00

1 dirt shove

.50

1 cross cut saw

5.00

1 hand saw

.50

1 iron square

.25

2 augers

1.00

1 mowing blade

.50

1 two horse wagon harness sheet & Bows

75.00

1 two horse wagon harness sheet & Bows

125.00

1 pair plow gear

2.50

2 log chains

3.50

1 grind stone

.25

10 bee gums

25.00

2 pitch forks

2.25

 

HOUSEHOLD & KITCHEN FURNITURE

 

1 bed stead & furniture

50.00

1 carpet

18.00

1 lot of books 16 in Number

25.00

1 lot law books 17 in number

40.00

1 lot books 15 in number

20.00

1 case of surveyors instruments

5.00

1 Bureau

10.00

1 pair saddle pockets

5.00

1 man’s saddle & bridle

7.00

2 spinning wheels

5.00

1 crack wheel

2.00

2 whiskey barrels

4.00

1 picker stands

2.00

2 flour barrels

2.00

1 lot of cooking vessels

5.00

 

 

We the undersigned do solemnly swear that the foregoing is a correct Inventory & Appraisement of the Estate of W. B. SMOOTE Decd. as shown to us this Aug. 26, 1867.

 

G. W. Burnett

W. B. Thomas

 

Sworn to before me this Aug. 26, 1867.

 

F. J. Vance, C. J.

 

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I, W. H. SMOOT certify that the forgoing Inventory contains a full and complete list of all the property and claims due and belonging to the Estate of W. B. SMOOT deceased that has come to my knowledge this 26th day August 1867.

W. H. Smoot

 

Sworn to before me this 26t day of August 1867.

Buford Henry, J. P. Collin Co., Texas

Precinct No. 1

 

 

State of Texas Probate Court, Collin County

Collin County June Term 1866.

 

To the Hon. the Probate Court of said County

We the undersigned commissioners appointed at the last term of said Court to make partition and distribution of the Estate of ROBERT C. WHISENANT and MATILAD WHISENANT would be leave to make the following report to wit that in accordance with said order we have allotted and set apart to AMANDA MCWHIRTER a tract of land in said county a part of a survey of 640 acres in the name of the said ROBERT C. WHISENANT and BEGINNING at the N W corner thereof Thence East 25 ch 50 lks the middle of Barby’s branch Thence down the same with its meanders in Southing (sic) 16 ch 44 lks to a post on its bank from which an elm 12 in. in dia md X br S 10 W chs 45 lks Thence West 37 chs 50 lks to a post in the West line of said survey Thence North 16 chs 44 lks to the beginning containing fifty acres of land valued at $254.00 and a black horse 3 years old valued at $50.00.

To JOHN WHISENANT we have allotted and set apart a tract of land a part of the survey of 640 acres in the name of the said ROBERT C. WHISENANT and beginning at a post in the West line thereof 16 chs 44 lks South of the N W corner thereof Thence East 37 chs 50 lks to a post on the bank of Darby’s branch from which an elm 12 in dia mkd X brs S 10 10 chs 45 lks Thence down the same with its meanders in Southing (sic) 18 chs 13 lks to a post which ________ in dia mrk X brs ____chs lks Thence West 38 chs ____lks to a post in the West line thereof Thence North 18 chs 13 lks to the beginning…

 

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…containing 68 acres of land more or less valued at $254.00

And a brown filley (filly) 1 year old valued at 50.00

 

To NANCY SEE we have allotted and set apart a tract of land a part of the survey of 640 acres in the name of the said ROBERT C. WHISENANT and Beginning at a post in the West line thereof from which the S W corner thereof bears South 27 chs 80 lks Thence East 35 chs _____lks to a post on Darby’s branch from which an elm in dia md X brs N 65 ½ W chs 27 lks Thence up the same with the meanders to a post on its bank from which ___ in dia mk X brs ___dhs ___lks Thence West 38 chs __lks to a post in its West line Thence South 18 chs 33 lks to the place of beginning containing 68 acres of land more or less valued at $254.00

And four cows & a pony mare valued at 50.00

To MARTHIA (sic) STOCKTON we have allotted and set apart a tract of land a part of a survey of 640 acres of land in the name of ROBERT C. WHISENANT and beginning in the West line thereof at the N W corner of a tract allotted to Mary Turner a post Thence East 37 chs ___lks to a post on the bank of Darby

S branch from which a Walnut 8 in dia mk X brs South 20 lks Thence up the same with its meanders in Northing (sic) 9 chs 80 lks to a post from which an Elm 8 in dia mk X brs N 65 ½ W 27 lks Thence West 35 cks to a post in the West line of said survey Thence South therewith 9 chs ____lks to the place of beginning containing 36 acres of land more or less valued at one hundred & twenty seven dollars 127.00

And sorrel (sorrel) filly 3 years old valued at 50.00

To MARY TURNER we have allotted and set apart a tract of land a part of a survey of 640 acres of land in the name of the said ROBERT C. WHISENANT and Beginning in the West line therof at the N W corner of a tract allotted to H. T. WHISENANT a post from which the S W corner of said survey of 640 acres bears South 8 chs 90 lks Thence East 40 chs 70 lks a post on

Darby’s branch from which a walnut 10 in dia mk x brs S 45 W 42 lks Thence up the same with its meanders in Northing (sic) 9 chs 10 lks to a post from which a walnut 10 in dia mk X brs South 20 lks Thence West 37 chs to a post in its West line Thence South 9 chs 10 lks to the beginning containing 36…

 

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…acres more or less valued at 127.00

And 1 sorrell (sorrel) filly 3 yrs. old valued at 50.00

 

To HUGH S. WHISENANT we have allotted and set apart a tract of land a part of a survey of 640 acres of land in the name of the said ROBERT C. WHISENANT and beginning at the S W corner thereof a post from which a double Elm 10.12 in. in dia mk L brs S 68 W 9 chs Thence East 40 chs to Darby’s branch Thence up the same in Northing (sic) with its meanders 8 chs 9 lks to a post from which a walnut 10 in dia mk X brs S 45 W 42 lks Thence Wst 40 chs 70 lks to a post in the West line thereof Thence South 8 chs 90 lks to the beginning containing 36 acres of land more or less valued at $127.00

And a sorrel filly 2 yrs. old valued at 50.00

To R. B. WHISENANT we have allotted and set apart a tract of land a part of the survey of 640 acres of land in Collin County a part of a survey of 640 acres of land in the name of ROBERT C. WHISENANT and beginning at the N E corner of a tract allotted to MATILDA WHISENANT a post in the E line of said survey from which an elm in dai md X brs N 8 E 22 lks Thence West 44 chs a Spanish Oak 6 in dia md X brs N 60 E 26 lks Thence up the same with its meanders in Northing (sic) 28 chs 20 lks to a post from which 2 elms 2 7 t in dia md XX brs East 20 lks Thence 42 chs 70 lks to a post in the E line of said survey Thence South 28 chs 20 lks to the place of beginning containing 116 acres of land more or less valued at $254.00

And sorrel (sorrel) horse 3 yrs. old valued at 50.00

To MARGARET ISABILLA (ISABELLA?) WHISENANT and BEGINNING at the N E corner thereof a post from which an elm 6 lin dia md X brs S 11 E 295 lks Thence West 54 chs 90 lks to Darby’s branch Thence down the same with its meanders in Southing 24 chs and 20 lks to a post from which 2 elms 2 & 5 in dia md XX brs East 20 lks Thence East 42 chs 70 lks to a post in the East line thereof Thence North 23 chs 80 lks to the place of beginning containing 116 acres of land more or less valued at $254.00

And a gray mare 4 yrs. old valued at 50.00

 

 

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To MARK WHISENANT we have allotted and set apart a tract of land a part of a survey of 320 acres of land in said Co. in the name of MACBAIN JAMISON and Beginning at the N E corner thereof Thence South 40 chains the S E corner thereof Thence West 20 chains a post Thence North 40 chs a post in the N line thereof Thence east 20 chains a post Thence North 40 chs a post in the N line thereof Thence East 20 chains to the place of beginning containing 80 acres of land more or less valued at $254.00

And a brown mare 10 years old valued at 50.00

 

[plat maps not included here]

 

The above map gives a correct representation of the relative situation of the tracts of land given in the foregoing division.

All of which is respectfully submitted

his

Geo. W. X Ford

Mark

W. C. Roberts

Lewis McMillen

J. W. McKinney

 

Sworn to and subscribed before me this the 26 day of June A. D. 1866.

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

 

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The State of Texas

At the Term of the County Court of Hunt County when setting

County of Hunt

Probate & other like purposes began and held in the town of Greenville on the 25 day of Feby A. D. 1867 present and presiding the Hon. R. S. T. Henderson, Judge of the County Court of Hunt County, John Mason, Sheriff, A. Camron, County Clerk on the first day of said term of the Court to wit on the 25 day of February A. D. 1867 the following cause came on to be heard.

 

No. 283 Ordered by the Court that H. BELL be and he is hereby authorized to have apprenticed to him SARAH M. VANHUSS and that he is required to come forward and give bond as the law directs in the sum of two hundred & fifty dollars.

 

The State of Texas

Know All Men By These Present that Whereas H. BELL having been

County of Hunt allowed to have apprenticed to him by the Probate Court of Hunt County a minor SARAH M. VANHUSS aged about 9 years old, said minor to be apprenticed till she arrives at the age of twenty. Now therefore we the said H. BELL as principal and H. B. SIMMONS as surety acknowledge ourselves bound to pay to the County Judge of Hunt County or his successors in office in the full sum of Two Hundred and Fifty Dollars conditioned as follows if the said H. BELL will furnish the above named minor sufficient food and clothing to treat the minor humanly, to teach or cause to be taught the said minor to read & write intelibently (intelligently?) if her mind is sufficient of such education to teach her to do domestic labor about a house &c and to furnish medical attendance in case of sickness and for general and faithful compliance with the law regulating apprentices then this obligation shall be null and void otherwise to remain in full force and effect.

Witness our hands this the 25th day of February A. D. 1867.

H. Bell

H. B. Simmons

 

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The State of Texas

I, A. Cameron, Clerk of the County Court of Hunt County do hereby

County of Hunt certify that the above and foregoing is a true copy of the proceedings in the apprenticath (apprentice?) of the minor SARAH M. VANHUSS as appears on the records of said Court.

Given under my hand and seal of office this the 20t day of October A. D. 1867.

 

(L. S.) A. Cameron, Clerk H. Co.

 

Filed for Record on the 19 dy of Nov. 1867 at 9 o’clock A. M. and recorded same hour.

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

 

 

Sale Bill of Articles belonging to the Estate of J. M. and ELIZA BOUNDS, Deceased

 

(1) One Lot of Lumber

Ann S. Hurt

3.00

Buggy Irons

Jas. Faires

21.00

(1) One Watch

Jas. Carty

2.50

(1) One Watch

Jas. Carty

2.00

 

I, JOE R. STUART, Administrator on the estate of J. M. and ELIZA BOUNDS do solemnly swear that the foregoing is a correct report of all the articles belonging to said estate sold by me on the 7th day of Sept. 1867.

Joe. F. Stuart, Adm.

 

Sworn to and subscribed before me this Sept. 7th, 1867

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

 

To the Hon. County Judge of Collin County, Texas. The undersigned executors of the Estate of CATHERINE DIXON Decd. would beg leave to make the follow report of sale of the following personal property belonging to said estate sold in pursuance of an order issued at the July Term of said Court 1867.

 

Mary A. Coffey

1 Bureau

$8.00

 

3 bed steads

6.00

 

S. Coffey

 

Sworn to and subscribed before me this Sept. 24, 18678.

 

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

 

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To the County Court of Collin County pertaining to Estates. Nov. Term 1867.

We the undersigned commissioners appointed by said Court at the October Term thereof to partition and separate the interest of J. M. BENGE from the Estate of W. B. BENGE, deceased, in certain land belonging to the late firm of W. B. & J. M. BENGE and described in said order would respectfully submit the following as their report to wit: To J. M. BENGE we have allotted and set apart the following property to wit: Lower Lots Nos. 23 & 26 in Block No. 3 valued at Four Hundred and twenty (420) Dollars, twenty and one half (20 ½) acres of land out of the T. T. Bradley Survey described as follows Beginning at the S W corner of the said Bradley Survey a post from which a cotton wood 6 in dia mkd X brs S & E 67 lks Thence East 18 chains a post near a branch Thence North 8 chains 63 links a post from which an Elm 8 in dia mkd X brs S 3 ½ E 172 lks Thence East 172 lks a post Thence North 235 lks a post from which a hackberry 12 in da mkd X brs North 63 links Thence S 89 ½ W ;20 chns a post in Bradley’s W line Thence South therewith 11 chs 10 lks to the place of beginning containing twenty and one half acres of land valued at eight hundred and sixty one ($861) dollars. Also: Sixty eight acres of land patented in the name of James H. Lovejoy. Situated in Collin County on the waters of East Fork above 4 miles S 60º W from McKinney being a tract of land purchased by said Lovejoy as public domain and secured to him by patent No. 355 Vol. 17 Beginning at a stake on the East corner of George Fitzhugh’s 398 acres and S E corner of a survey in the name of Samuel Sloan Thence West with the North Boundary line of said Fitzhugh’s Survey 1529 varas to the N W corner thereof at which there is a stake from which a Spanish Oak marked X brs N 89º W 33 varas Thence S with the W B line of said Fitzhugh’s 344 varas to the N E corner of J. J. Miller’s 950 varas to S E corner of J. A. Taylor’s 424 acres a stake in prairie Thence North the E boundary of said Taylor’s 394 varas to a stake in S boundary of Samuel Sloan’s Survey Thence 88º 51 E with the S Boundary of said Sloan’s 24.83 varas to the place of beginning containing sixty eight acres valued at Two Hundred and Ninety Dollars.

To the Estate of W. B. BENGE Decd. we have set apart and allotted house & lot No. 212 in Block No. 52 in the town of McKinney valued at Fourteen Hundred Dollars $1400, and ten acres of land situated on Wilson’s Creek a part of a survey of 640 acres made in the name of Wm. Ryon. Beginning at the N W corner of a 20 acre tract sold by A. H. Martin to J. J. Dickson out of said survey Thence South with W B line of said 20 acres to the bed of Wilson’s Creek Thence up the bed of Wilson’s Creek with the meanders and North and East to the beginning containing ten acres of land more or less valued at Seventy Dollars, also that the sum of Fifty dollars & fifty cents be allotted to the Estate of W. B. BENGE to be paid by the said J. M. BENGE in money.

 

Recapitulation to J. M. BENGE

 

20 ½ acres of land valued at

$861.00

Town Lots No. 23 & 26 in Block No. 3 valued at

420.00

58 acres of land valued at

290.00

 

1571.00

Less out be paid to Estate of W. B. Benge by J. M. Benge

50.50

 

1520.50

 

To the Estate of W. B. Benge

House and Lot No. 212 in Block No. 52 in the town of McKinney valued

$1400.00

Ten acres of land

70.00

And fifty dollars & fifty cts to be paid by J. M. Benge

50.50

 

$1520.50

 

 

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All of the volutions (sic) made in U. S. Currency.

 

Respectfully submitted

W. T. Cloyd

J. H. Lovejoy

Thos. H. Murray Commissioners

G. A. Foote

 

Sworn to and subscribed before me this 16 day of Nov. A. D. 1867.

Buford Henry, J. P., Collin County, Precinct No. 6.

 

 

 

State of Texas To the Chief Justice of said County your petitioner RACHEAL KENDALL

Collin County represents to you that her husband W. B. KENDALL departed this life about the 2n day of June 1864 in said County and State leaving your petitioner his surviving wife and MARY ANN BROWN, AMANDA & ELIZABETH KENDLE, LEAVING DEMARIA KENDLE, WM. B. KENDLE & EPHRIAM CLARK KINDLE lawful issue of their marriage. Petitioner asks the Court that she be permitted to fill the following inventory and list of claims of the community property belonging to herself and said husband and that the same be recorded in accordance with law.

 

Our (?) account on John

Lockridge

 

53.58

Our (?) account on John

Lockridge

(D. Stiff-Blacksmith act)

8.00

 

Our (?) account on John

Lockridge

Mill Acct.

55.80

Our (?) account on John

Lockridge

Burrell Stiff (Blacksmith

1.50

Our (?) account on John

Lockridge

Wm. Davis

137.78

Our (?) account on John

Lockridge

Harrison Stiff

.50

Our (?) account on John

Lockridge

James Faires

71.00

Our (?) account on John

Lockridge

Daniel Marshall

63.60

Our (?) account on John

Lockridge

William Fairly

6.20

Our (?) account on John

Lockridge

Gieleson (sic) Burns

16.50

Our (?) account on John

Lockridge

James Walker

.90

Our (?) account on John

Lockridge

B. Pitman

1.25

Our (?) account on John

Lockrige

L. White

.90

One Account on

J. R. Jones

1.00

One Account on

Thomas Utly

1.25

One Note on

J. F. Robinson

Due Aug. 10th/59

50.00

One Note on

G. W. Ford Mar 31st/59

8.67

One Acct. on

C. McGarrah

4.30

One Acct. on

Minor Cannon

8.10

One Acct. on

B. M. Bell (Blacksmith acct.)

15.25

One Acct. on

Louis Stiff

4.89

One Acct. on

L. C. Searcy

27.35

One Note on

James Farires

Due Oct. 14d/58

67.50

One Note on

J. J. Farris June 27/59

2.10

One Ac[c]t. on

Jesse Stiff

4.20

 

Henry Stiff

3.25

 

 

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Thomas McDonald

1.75

Note

R. W. Fitzhugh ballance (sic)

 

20.00

 

Wm. & Robert & G. S.

Fitzhugh 1861 date not known

& note lost

700.00

One Judgment in District Court for Collin County in favor of W. B. Keadle and against Wm. Davis rendered March 21st 1860, for our other Judgment in same Court same State in favor said W. B. Kendle and against Wm. Davis for

 

154.67

Our Judgment in same Court of same date favor of W. B. Kendle and against Robert Fitzhugh for

 

346.66

 

Petiton[er] known of no other claims or property belonging to said Estate.

 

Witness: H. Goodner her

Racheal X Kendle

mark

 

 

Sworn to before me this Oct. 28t, 1867.

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

 

 

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

The undersigned executor of the Estate of CATHERINE DIXON Decd. in pursuance of an order issued by said Court at the July Term, 1867 did offer for sale at the Court House door in the town of McKinney on the 1st Thursday (the 3 day) of Sept. 1867 to the highest bidder, twenty five acres of land belonging to said estate after giving notice of the same according to law and JOHN FILKER bid the sum of Two Hundred & sic dollars & twenty five cents in U. S. Currency, the same being the highest & best bid for the same. This Sept. 24, 1867.

 

S. Coffey

 

Sworn to and subscribed before me, this Sept. 24, 1867.

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

 

 

Inventory of Community Property of Wm. B. Wear.

 

Inventory of all the Community Property of the estate of WM. B. WEAR deceased and ELIZA WEAR his wife and executor of said estate as follows:

Land two hundred and forty seven acres

247 acres to be the same more or less

including the homestead

2470.00

Six cows & calves

60.00

Three two year old heifers

18.00

Three Dry Cows

24.00

One grey horse

70.00

Sorrel horse

50.00

Sorrel mare

100.00

Brown Mare

50.00

 

 

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Bay Mare

80.00

Bay Filley (filly)

25.00

Bay horse

35.00

Sorrel Yearling colt

20.00

Buggy and Harness

50.00

Three plows & a half

25.00

Waggon (wagon) and harness & log chain

110.00

Three hogs

30.00

Sheep fifteen head

45.00

9 bee gums

18.00

Grind Stone

1.50

1 clock

6.00

Two bed & bed steads

25.00

Household & kitchen furniture

75.00

Tools & trumpery

20.00

 

I certify that the foregoing is a true and correct inventory of all the Community property estate belonging to the estate of myself and my deceased husband W. B. WEAR to the best of my knowledge. Nov. 20th, 1867.

Eliza I. Wear

 

Sworn to and subscribed before me this 20 November 1867.

J. I. Coleman, J. P. C. C.

 

We certify that the foregoing is a true and correct appraisement of the community estate of WM. B. WEAR deceased and E. T. WEAR surviving wife to the best of our judgment.

M. C. Talkington

F. M. Burk

Jeremiah Martin

 

Sworn to and subscribed before me this 16t November 1867.

J. T. Coleman, J. P. C. C.

 

 

Inventory Community property R. L. WADDEL & wife.

 

Inventory and appraisement of the community of ROBERT L. WADDEL Dec. and SARAH E. WADEL, the surviving wife of said deceased.

 

Land

$ cts

One tract 25 acres out of the Lock Survey

125.00

270 acres out of Dan’s Survey

1580.00

220 acres out of Chenweth Survey

1000.00

One half of lot No. One & part of No. Two in

Block No. One

200.00

Mules & Horses

 

Sorrel Mule

150.00

Mouse Colored Mule

125.00

Small bay horse

50.00

Small bay horse

50.00

Large Bay Horse

80.00

Rone (roan) colored horse

30.00

 

$485.00

 

 

Page 501

 

Cattle

 

Miscellaneous

 

4 milch cows & 4

calves

40.00

One Carriage

150.00

3 yearlings

9.00

Reaper

50.00

 

49.00

Wagon

50.00

 

2954.00

Table and desk

5.00

Bed Steads &

Bedding

 

About 100 lbs coffee

25.00

1. curtain bedstead &

bedding

35.00

About 75 lb sale

2.00

2. curtain bedstead &

bedding

35.00

One saddle

12.00

3. one bed stead &

bedding

25.00

About 50 lbs brown

sugar

8.00

4. one bed stead &

bedding

20.00

About 25 lbs crushed

sugar

6.00

5. one bed stead &

bedding

20.00

Grind stone

2.50

6. one bed stead &

bedding

20.00

Lot of Ploughs

13.00

Lounge and ticking

10.00

4 hilling and two

sprouting hoes

4.50

 

$165.00

Heating stove and

kettle

10.00

From above

2954.00

lot of table furniture

20.00

From above

485.00

half dozen silver

spoons (large)

5.00

Grain

 

Eleven tea silver

spoons

5.00

About 100 bushels of

wheat

150.00

Lot of tin ware

5.00

About 270 bushels

corn

108.00

Stove and vessels

30.00

Small stock of oats &

hay

10.00

5 Japan Waiters

2.50

 

$268.00

7 Jars

4.00

Books

 

2 tin jerkins

4.00

Webster’s Unabridged

dictionary

4.00

Part of a stand of coal oil

2.50

Story on contracts

4.00

Candle Moulds

(molds)

.50

Story’s equity

Jurisprudence

8.00

Two buckets & churn

1.50

Story’s equity

pleadings

4.00

Three tubs

1.50

Curtice’s Equity

Precedents

2.50

Lot of boxes & barrels

8.00

States Trials U. S.

2.50

Washing Machine

20.00

Digest of cases in

Federal Court of U. S.

(2 vols.)

6.00

Small lot of tools

3.00

Digest of New York

Report (4 vols.)

12.00

A lot of cotton

4.00

Brookenbrough’s

Reports (2 vols.)

5.00

Can of Crome Green

Paint about 40 lb

20.00

Texas Digest

4.00

Two Spinning Wheels

5.00

Bowvier’s Law

Dictionary (2 vols)

8.00

Four pine tables

(common)

4.00

Ky. Revised Statutes

2.00

Part Keg White lead

1.00

Constitution and laws

Of the Chickasaws

1.00

Ten Willow chairs

5.00

Legal forms

1.00

Two armed chairs

injured

.50

One half of Digest of

TX (?) reports

4.00

13 common chairs

5.00

One half of American

Digest

4.00

2 large looking

glasses

8.00

Letter index blank

book

4.00

1 small looking

glass

.75

Oldham & White’s

digest

3.00

One eight day clock

20.00

Swift’s evidence

2.00

Three pine dining

tables

18.00

Latin Dictionary

(large &

2.00

Three vases

7.00

Anthon’s Class

Dictionary

3.00

Two willow baskets

1.50

Creek Lexington

$2.50 & Pollard’s His.

of the war (2 vol.)

3.00

5.50

 

551.25

Hisy. Of Southern

Gens (?) 1.50 & lot of blanks $6.00

7.50

One tract of 50 a.

One tract of 50 acres

Out of Bradley’s

survey

1250.00

1 large Map of U. S.

5.00

 

1801.25

 

104.00

Amount from

preceding page

3708.00

 

3604.00

Total Amount

5509.25

 

$3708.00

 

 

 

 

Page 503

 

We do hereby certify that as far as was produced to us by the administratrix the above and foregoing is a full and correct inventory and appraisement of the estate both real and personal of R. L. WADDILL deceased community to the best of our Judgment and understanding this 9th day of November A. D. 1867.

Albert G. Graves

T. T. Bradley

 

Sworn to and subscribed before me this Nov. 9th, 1867.

J. M. Benge, Clerk Co. Ct. Collin Co., Tex.

 

 

List of Claims

 

(1) One draft drawn by J. W. Waddill on the

Bank of America New York for

48.00

 

I, SARAH E. WADDILL, surviving wife of R. L. WADDILL deceased do solemnly swear that the foregoing is a correct inventory and list of claims belonging to the Community Estate of myself and deceased husband that has come to my knowledge, so help me GOD.

(Signed) S. E. Waddill

 

Sworn to and subscribed before me this November 9, 1867.

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

 

 

WILLIAM B. WEAR’S Will.

 

In the Name of God, Amen: I, WILLIAM B. WEAR, SENIOR of Collin County, Texas, being in my right mind do make this my last will and testament vis Section first. Article I. I give and bequeath to my son GEORGE J. M. WEAR a certain tract or parcel of land situated in the N W corner of the tract on which I reside it being the headright survey of Larkin McCarter to be survey by running a line due east from the Southeast corner of the old Gilliland farm to Wilson’s creek and up the channel of said creek to the N. boundary of said section containing 50 acres more or less. Art. 2. I bequeath to my son in law JAMES B. JAMISON a certain tract or parcel of land bounded on the N. by Naugles Branch on the west by the W. boundary of the above named headright survey and on the E by my Spring branch to be surveyed and so to make ten acres.

Section Second. Article 1. All my children except the younger two have been made equal having received $250 each.

Section Third. Art. 1. I will and bequeath to my wife, ELIZA T. WEAR the tract of land on which I reside being 180 acres out of the S. W. corner of the above named headright survey and 40 acres out of the N. W. corner of Jermiah (sic) Horn’s survey, containing 220 acres more or less with all the appurtenances thereunto belonging with farming tools and stock of every description lawfully belonging to me also all cash and cash notes and claims of every description that may be in my possession at my decease to be kept and used by her and disposed of as she may believe to be to the interest of herself and children with full power to sell and make title to said premises or reside thereon until (sic) her death as she may think best.

Given under my hand this 7th day of January 1867.

Witnesseth (sic) Wm. B. Wear, Sr.

William Carter

William A. Rhea

F. M. Hunter

 

Page 504

 

Codicil

 

State of Texas I, WILLIAM BARNETT WEAR SEN. of said County and State being yet of sound

County of Collin mind uninfluenced by any motive save duty to a surviving family do add this codicil to the above will vis I will further that said ELIZA T. WEAR be & is hereby commanded, authorized and empowered to make good and sufficient title to the parcels above bequeathed to GEORGE J. B. WEAR & JAMES B. JAMISON. Finally I will that no further action be hand in the probate court in reference to my estate than the registration of this will and the return of an inventory of my effects personal and real.

Witness my hand this 4 day of March A. D. 1867

Witness Wm. B. Wear, Sr.

J. J. McCord Harper

C. W. Carter

 

State of Texas Now on this day personally appeared WILLIAM CARTER in open Court and

Collin County takes the following oath to wit: I, WILLIAM CARTER do solemnly swear that I am 14 years of age and was at the time of signing the foregoing last will and testament of W. B. WEAR as a witness and that the said W. B. WEAR signed the same in my presence and in the presence of WILLIAM A. RHEA and F. M. HUNTER and that the said W. B. WEAR deceased acknowledged that the foregoing contained his last will and testament and called upon me the said WILLIAM CARTER and WILLIAM A. RHEA & F. M. HUNTER to sign the same as witnesses.

 

William Carter

 

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

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

 

State of Texas

Collin County Now on this day personally appeared J. J. McCORD HARPER in open court and takes the following oath to wit: I, J. J. McCORD HARPER do solemnly swear that I am 14 years of age and was at the time of signing the foregoing codicil to the last will and testament of W. B. WEAR decd as a witness and that the said W. B. WEAR singed the same in my presence and in the presence of O. W. CARTER and that the said W. B. WEAR deceased acknowledged that the foregoing instrument contained a codicil to his last will and testament and called upon me the said J. J. McCORD HARPER & O. W. CARTER to sign the same as witnesses.

 

J. . J. M. Harper

 

Sworn to and subscribed before me this Oct. 28th 1867.

J. M. Benge, Clk., C. C. C. C. Texas.

 

 

Return of Grain &c R. KILGORE, Deceased.

 

Amount of grain and other property made use of by WILLIAM KILGORE one of the legatees of the estate of R. KILGORE deceased for the year 1865.

 

To 33 ½ bushels corn

Currency price

$320.15

To 31 bushels wheat

 

31.00

To 1 3 year old steer

$12

12.00

To Cash

10

10.00

To 16 bushels wheat

 

24.00

To bushels corn

 

12.00

1866

 

 

To 20 bushels wheat

 

30.00

 

 

$119.15

 

Page 505

 

Amt. of grain and other property made use of by J. KILGORE, one of the legatees of the estate of R. KILGORE Decd for the year 1865.

To 21 ¼ bushels wheat

21.25

To 92 bushels corn

82.90

To 4 hogs $16

16.00

To oats 6

6.00

To Salt 2.50

2.50

1866

 

To 16 bushels corn

12.00

To 20 bushels wheat

30.00

2 bushels wheat $30 12 bushels corn

42.00

 

$212.65

 

 

Amt. of grain and other property made use of by JOHN KILGORE one of the legatees of the estate of R. KILGORE Decd. 1865.

To 25 bushels corn

$22.50

To 25 bushels wheat

11.00

To Oats $2.00

2.00

To 36 bushels wheat

54.00

 

$89.50

 

We the undersigned do hereby certify that the within and foregoing report is correct to the best of our knowledge & belief.

(Signed) John C. Pendleton

Joseph P. Bickley

 

Sworn to and subscribed before me this Sept. 28, 1867.

J. M. Benge, Clk. C. C. C. Texas.

 

I do certify the within to be a correct report this 30 day of Sept. 1867.

W. G. Pendleton

 

Sworn to and subscribed before me this Sept. 30, 1867.

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

 

 

Estate of MILTON WILKERSON, Deceased

 

State of Texas To the Hon. the probate court of Collin Co. We the undersigned at the last

Collin County term of said Court appointed commissioners to park partition and distribution of the community belong to ELIJA J. WILKINSON and to her late consort MILTON WILKERSON would be leave to make the following report to wit: 1st We have in compliance with the order of said Court partitioned and set apart to the said E. J. WILKERSON the following property to wit:

12 acres of land lying in the S W corner of a survey in the name of Wm. Davos & Block No. 23 & 2/3 of Block No. 24 in McKinney

$1500.

½ undivided interest in lots 98 & 99 in Bl. 14

600.

10 acres timber on the E fork a part of W. Davis

80.

1 horse 2 mules 12 cattle & lot of hogs

295.

Two horse wagon & lot farming implements

70.

3 beds & bedding lot table ware household

kitchen furniture & double barrel shot gun

225.

Due bill on J. Faris dated April 11, 1859

100.

Note on C. Lewis dated Nov. 29, 1862

70.

3 shares in the H. C. C. Railway

60.

All valued at

$3000.

 

2nd That in compliance with said order we have partitioned and set apart to the estate of the said MELTON (sic) WILKINSON dec. to be held by the said E.J. WILKERSON…

 

Page 506

 

…as executor of the said Estate in compliance with the will of the said MILTON WILKERSON, decd. the following property to wit:

The lands and farm on Wilson’s Creek

Consisting of 12 acres of S. W. Fort and…

 

23 acres of Wm. Ryan…

 

13 acres of Ed Bradley

540.00

12 acres of T. T. Duffan

60.00

106 acres of J. Burks

150.00

160 acres of land in the name of Alex Cooper

in Denton Co.

106.00

½ of Lot 13 in Block 2 in McKinney

1200.00

1 note on E. Alexander dated Feb. 25, 1859

31.00

1 note on P. E. Roberts dated May 11, 1864

30.00

1 note on P. E. Roberts dated Jany 1s 1862

24.00

1 note on Thos. Stallcup dated Feb. 1866

27.50

1 note on W. B. Tucker dated Jan. 29, 1866

29.00

1 note on L. C. Searcy dated Dec. 13, 1862

30.00

1 note on R. L. Waddill dated Feb. 1st 1866

138.00

1 note on E. Whiteley dated Feb. 5, 1866

24.50

1 note on on J. O. Straughan dated Feb 5,

1866

20.50

1 note on G. H. Pegues dated Feb. 7, 1866

31.00

1 note on Wm. Fitzhugh dated Feb. 7, 1866

34.00

1 note on J. T. Kimball dated March 2, 1866

107.00

1 note on J. E. Kafer dated May 11t 1867

150.00

1 note on David Stiff dated June 18, 1867

15.00

1 note on David Stiff dated June 18, 1867

39.00

1 note on S. P. Brown dated Jany 25, 1866

44.50

1 note on Jim Harris dated Jany 25, 1862

47.00

1 note on E. Carey dated Jany 25, 1862

38.00

1 note on C. H. Walker dated Jany 1, 1862

15.00

 

$3000.00

 

All of which is respectfully submitted this Sept. 29, 1867.

Geo. White

Z. E. Ranney Comsrs.

W. S. Cloyd

 

Sworn to and subscribed before me this Oct. 1st, 1867.

J. M. Bend, Clk. C. C. C. Texas.

 

 

 

Estate of W. B. BENGE, Deceased

 

It is agreed by and between I. D. NEWSOME, Executor, MINERVA BENGE, executrix of the last will and testament of WM. B. BENGE deceased and J. M. BENGE, surviving partner of firm of W. B. & J. M. BENGE that the following amendment of the report of the commissioners to petition (partition?) of the land belonging to the firm of W. B. & J. M. BENGE between the said J. M. BENGE and the estate of W. B. BENGE, decd. approved November 26t, 1867 shall be entered and govern so far as it conflicts with said report all the right title and interest of the said J. M. BENGE in and two (to?) the following property set apart to him by said report shall fully and completely rest in the estate of said W. B. BENGE deceased in consideration…

 

Page 507

 

…of the reduction of the value of Lot 212 in Block No. 52 in the Town of McKinney from ($1400) fourteen hundred dollars as set out in said report to the sum of eleven hundred dollars as hereby agreed upon also in consideration of the release of fifty dollars charged in said report to said J. M. BENGE to wit: Lot No. 26 in Block No. 3 in the town of McKinney also the following tract of land sixty eight acres patented in the name of JAMES H. LOVEJOY patent No. 355 (?) Vol. 17 the metes and founds of which are fully set out in said original report and to which reference is here made and it is agreed by the said executors that the sum of fifty dollars charged against the said J. M. BENGE in the original report of partition be released to him and that he be allowde the sum of one hundred and fifty dollars against said estate in the settlement of accounts. And the said parties aforesaid hereby pray the Hon. County Court that this amendment agreed upon by the undersigned may be approved and recorded and with the original report of partition stand as the partition of the real estate belonging to said firm of W. B. & J. M. BENGE between the estate of said W. B. BENGE decd. and the said surviving partner J. M. BENGE.

Witness our hands this 30th day of Decr. 1867.

 

M. G. Benge

I. D. Newsome Ext.

J. M. Benge

 

 

Estate of JOHN PEW, deceased

Probate Court Collin County, Texas, in session December Term 1867.

To the Honorable Judge of said Court your petitioner the administrator of the state of JOHN PEW deceased would represent an show to your honor that in compliance with an order of your honor’s court made at the October term of your honor’s Court I proceeded to sell the land name in said order and described fully by metes and bound lying and being in the County of Hunt in the State of Texas after having advertised the same for sale as required by law on the first Tuesday in December 1867 at public outcry to the highest bidder between the hours of 10 o’clock A. M. – 4 o’clock P. M. I offered first for sale 218 acres described in said order as aforesaid and JAMES E. McADDING bidding the sum of eighty seven 10/1000 Dollars ($87.20) and that being the highest and best bid the same was struck off to him the said JAMES E. McADDING. The second tract offered for sale was 99 acres described as follows aforesaid and HENRY E. JONES bidding the sum of one hundred ($100) dollars and that being the highest and best bid the same was struck off to him the said HENRY E. JONES. It is therefore prayed by the administrator of the estate of JOHN PEW deceased that said sales may be confirmed and order made that said administrator make title by deed to said purchaser this Decr. 31st, 1867.

Respectfully submitted,

Joshua Gotcher, Admr.

 

Sworn to and subscribed before me this 31st day of December A. D. 1867.

 

G. W. Patterson, Clk., C. C. C. C. Tex.

 

 

Estate [of] S. D. MALLOW deceased

 

State of Texas In the County Court pertaining to estates

County of Collin December Term A. D. 1867.

To the Hon. S. Bowlby Judge County Court, Collin County. The undersigned surviving widow of S. D. MALLOW deceased presents the following as a true inventory of the community property belonging to herself and her deceased husband…

 

p. 508

 

…in compliance with the law regulating community property, viz

 

Property

Value

$ cts.

125 acres of land

625.00

1 gray horse

135.00

1 sorrel mare

60.00

5 cows & calves

50.00

2 steers $25 5 heifers $18

43.00

1 steer $6 29 head stock hogs $60

66.00

9 head port hogs $50 4 sheep 4

54.00

1 waggon (wagon) $60 3 plows $15

75.00

2 log chains $4 2 pr. geer (gear) $4

8.00

1 sett (set) harness

10.00

1 saddle $4 1 grind stone $2

6.00

2 weeding hoes 1 axe

3.00

2 grubbing hoes $2 spade $1

3.00

Lot of old irons $5 Lot of tools $4

9.00

4 best bed steads & furniture

100.00

Loom $10 7 chairs $6

13.00 (sic)

1 table $4 2 trunks $5

9.00

1 chest $2 rifle gun $6

8.00

Amount carried over

1277.00

Shelf ware

10.00

6 jars $6 200” salt

8.00

2 kettles $8 ½ barrel molasses $15

23.00

Large oven & lid 2.00 skillet 1

3.00

400 bushels corn 40 per bushel

160.00

Total Amount

$1481.00

 

I, J. J. MALLOW, surviving widow of S. D. MALLOW deceased do swear to the best of my knowledge and belief that the foregoing is a full and fair inventory of the community property belonging to myself and my deceased husband at the time of his death.

 

her

Attest: J. O. Straughan J. J X Mallow

mark

 

Sworn to and subscribed before me this 2nd day of January 1868.

 

S. Bowlby, Judge C. C.

 

We, A. C. LACY and J. O. STRAUGHAN do swear that the foregoing is a fair valuation of the property belonging to J. J. MALLOW and her deceased husband, S. D. MALLOW.

 

A. C. Lacy

J. O. Straughan

 

Sworn to and subscribed before me this 2nd day of January 1865 (sic).

S. Bowlby, J. C. C. C.

 

Page 509

 

Estate of JAMES LOVELADY, Deceased.

 

Inventory of the Community Estate of JAS. LOVELADY deceased & ELIZABETH his surviving wife.

 

238 acres of land Jas.

Lovelady’s Headright

1900.00

1 rifle gun

5.00

89 acres of land W.

W. Bell

160.00

Dishes, nives

(knives) & forks

1.50

48 acres of land

James Anderson

380.00

3 plows

10.00

14 ¼ acres of land

D. M. Farmer

100.00

2 plains (planes) &

3 hoes

2.00

One bay mare 10

Years old

100.00

 

3471.50

One black mare 4 years old

70.00

Chairs and table

3.00

2 gray colts 2 year old

100.00

 

3475.50

1 bay yearling filly

25.00

 

 

1 mule 3 years old

80.00

 

 

5 work steers

110.00

 

 

12 head of stock

cattle

72.00

 

 

8 head sheep

16.00

 

 

5 goats

10.00

 

 

One two horse

Wagon (wagon)

50.00

 

 

One ox wagon

50.00

 

 

One reper (reaper)

50.00

 

 

16 head stock hogs

20.00

 

 

4 log chains

8.00

 

 

7 head of hogs

21.00

 

 

150 bushels or corn

60.00

 

 

3 beds & bedding & 2 bed steads

50.00

 

 

Cooking utentials

(utensils)

5.00

 

 

 

Loom & wheel

8.00

 

 

1 clock

8.00

 

 

 

We the undersigned appraisers appointed to appraise the community estate of JAMES LOVELADY Dec. do solemnly swear that the foregoing is a correct inventory of all the property shown to us.

J. M. McKinney

John Spurgin

 

Sworn to and subscribed before me this 31st day of December 1868.

 

G. W. Patterson, Clerk

 

State of Texas

Collin County Before me personally came E. LOVELADY surviving widow of JAMES LOVELADY deceased and made solemn affirmation that the foregoing inventory is a just and true return of the goods and estate of herself and her late husband.

 

her

E. X Lovelady

mark

 

Affirmed before me this 1st day of Jan. 1868.

G. W. Patterson, Clerk.

 

 

Estate of E. F. ELKIN, Minor

 

Inventory and appraisement of the estate of E. F. ELKIN, Minor heir of S. A. & L. G. ELKIN, deceased.

 

132 acres land part of a survey of 320 acres deeded by John Marshall & wife to S. A. Elkin

$1968.00

29 2/3 acres part of a tract of 89 acres deeded

by R. P. Murray to S. A. Elkin lying on East

Fork

59.33

5 acres on Rowletts creek deeded by D.

Melton to S. A. Elkin

50.00

1/3 silverware

16.66

¼ bedding

66.45

15 head hogs

22.50

Wagon & chain

122.00

3 plows

30.00

 

 

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Lot of Farmington

(farming?) tools

8.00

Dining table & safe

18.00

4 sett (set) plow

harness

8.00

2 table $5

Cubbert (Cupboard)

Ware $25

30.00

Carpenters tools

16.00

Clock & looking glass

30.00

Loom & fixens (sic)

20.00

Clock & looking glass

5.00

Wheels & reels

12.00

And irons (sic) &

Fire irons & looking

glass

12.00

Wool & Kitchen

Furniture

19.00

Library 12 chairs &

Bee gums

94.50

 

 

Cash due by W. F.

Elkins

57.29

 

 

 

2634.90

 

 

The undersigned appraisers appointed at the December Term of the County Court of Collin Co. pertaining to estates to appraise the estate of E. F. ELKIN, minor heir of S. A. & L. G. ELKIN deceased do certify that the foregoing is a true and just valuation to the best of our judgment.

J. T. Coleman

W. M. Bush

 

I certify that the foregoing is a true and correct inventory of all the property belonging to estate of E. F. ELKIN a minor heir of S. A. & L. G. ELKIN, deceased that has come to my hand as guardian of said minor.

Wm. F. Elkin

 

Sworn to and subscribed before me this 31st day of December 1867.

S. Bowlby, Judge C. C.

 

Estate of F. A. ELKIN, Minor

 

Inventory and appraisement of the estate of F. A. ELKIN, Minor heir of S. A. & L. G. ELKIN, deceased.

 

93 acres land part of a tract deeded by J. Marshal to S. A. Elkin

$1581.00

29 2/3 acres land part of a tract of 89 acres

deeded by R. P. Murray to S. A. Elkin lying on

East Fork

59.33

5 acres on Wilson’s Creek part of a survey of

232 acres name of J. M. Freland

100.00

1/3 silver ware

16.66

¼ bedding

66.25

Due from W. F. Elkin

871.66

Total:

$2634.90

 

 

The undersigned appraisers appointed at the December term of the County Court of Collin County pertaining to estates to appraise the Estate of F. A. ELKIN minor heirs of S. A. & L. G. ELKIN decd. do certify that the foregoing is a true [and] just appraisement to the best of our judgment.

J. T. Coleman

Wm. M. Bush

 

I certify that the foregoing is a true and correct inventory of the Estate of F. A. ELKIN Minor heir of S. A. & L. G. ELKIN deceased that has come to my hands as guardian of said minor.

Wm. F. Elkin

 

Sworn to and subscribed before me this 31st day of December 1867.

 

S. Bowlby, Judge C. C.





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