Probate Minutes - Volume A-1


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Estate of L. W. & W. H. BUSH, Minors.

 

Inventory and appraisement of the estate of L. W. and W. H. BUSH, Minor heirs of N. G. BUSH, deceased.

 

¼ interest in bedding

66.00

¼ interest in hogs

$22.50

3/8 interest in Jack

(commodore)

$150.00

½ interest in reaper

$50.00

½ interest in Jack

Longstreet

$166.66 2/3

One turning plow

$10.00

3 year old mule

(Dolly)

$125.00

Oats and Hungarian

grass

$75.00

Brown Mare (Queen)

& mule colt

$150.00

600 bushels of corn

$300.00

Brown Mare (Pickney)

& mule colt

$120.00

One buggy & harness

$150.00

Bay Mare Kit & mule

colt

$87.50

Wool and Bee gums

$5.62 ½

Gray Mare (Bell) &

mule colt

$100.00

Two yoke of oxen &

bull

$112.00

Sorrell Mare Bloom

$65.00

Two log chains

$3.00

One yearling filley

(filly)

$40.00

Amt of advancement

$195.00

One horse colt

$40.00

Amt. due from W. F.

Elkin

$111.37

3 2 year old mules

$100 each

$300.00

Total Amount

$2634.91 1/6

4 yearling mules

$60 each

$240.00

 

 

 

 

The State of Texas

Collin County We the undersigned appraisers appointed by the Court to appraise the property of the estate of L. W. & W. H. BUSH minors and heirs at law of N. G. BUSH deceased do certify that the foregoing is a just and true inventory and appraisement of said estate.

 

Wm. F. Elkins

J. T. Coleman

 

Sworn to and subscribed before me this 27t day of January A. D. 1868.

 

G. W. Patterson

 

 

Estate of JOHN PEW Deceased.

 

To the Hon. Judge of Collin County pertaining to estates. Jany. Term A. D. 1868.

The undersigned administrator of the estate of JOHN PEW deceased would represent and show to your honor that in compliance with an order of you Honor’s Court made at the October Term 1867, I proceeded to sell certain lands situated in the County of Lamar in 4 tracts and fully described in said order after advertising the same for sale as by law required did on the first Tuesday in Janurary 1868 offered the same for sale at public ourtcry to the highest bidder at the court House door of the county of Lamar between the hours of 10 A. M. and 4 P. M. on a credit of 12 months and JOHN H. FOWLER bidding for said tracts of land the sum of $283.50 One hundred eighty three 50/100 dollars and that being the highest bid for said land the same was struck off to the said JOHN H. FOWLER for the said sum of $183.50.

 

It is therefore prayed that said sale may be confirmed by the Court this 27th ay of January 1868.

Joshua Gotcher, Admr.

 

Sworn to & subscribed before me this 27t day of Jan. 1868.

 

S. Bowlby, J. C. C.

 

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Estate of HENRY HARDING, Decd.

 

Inventory and appraisement of the Community Property of the late HENRY HARDEN (sic), deceased and his surviving wife CATHERN HARDEN of the County of Collin and State of Texas to wit:

 

160 acres of land Preemption headright survey

of said Henry & Catherin Harden appraised to

320.00

1 mare

20.00

7 head of cattle

40.00

Household & kitchen furniture

20.00

Total:

400.00

 

We the undersigned having been appointed by the County Court of Collin County exercising probate jurisdiction at the December Term of said Court A. D. 1867 do hereby certify that the foregoing is a true inventory and appraisement of the property of said estate so far as has come to our sight and knowledge January 25t 1868.

W. Sachse

Daniel Herring

Wm. Murphy

 

Sworn to and subscribed before the date above written.

 

Witness my official signature and seal.

Geo. H. Peagues, Notary Public, Collin County, Texas.

 

 

Estate of W. M. SATTERWHITE, deceased.

 

Inventory and appraisement of the estate of W. M. SATTERWHITE deceased done by order of the County Court of Collin County pertaining to estates of deceased persons at their December Term A. D. 1867. The undivided half of Lot No. 96 in Block No. 14 in the town of McKinney $79.00. One hundred feet square lot of land deeded to SATTERWHITE deceased by B. F. Boyd on the first day of April A. D. 1861 said lot taken of the WM. DAVIS headright & located a few rods from the North line of Wm. Davis donation to the town of McKinney $25.00.

 

J. W. THOMAS, W. S. CLOYD & W. M. WALKER appraisers appointed by the Court to make a return & inventory of the estate of W. M. SATTERWHITE being sworn say that the foregoing inventory and appraisement is a full and complete return of all property that has come to their knowledge belonging to said estate.

 

Jas. W. Thomas

W. M. Walker

W. S. Cloyd

 

Sworn to and subscribed before me this 24th day of January A. D. 1868.

 

G. W. Patterson, Clerk C. C. C. C. Texas

 

I do swear that the above inventory full and complete embracing all the property belonging to the estate of W. M. SATTERWHITE that has come to my knowledge.

 

W. H. Andrews, Admr.

 

Sworn to and subscribed before me this 27th day of January A. D. 1868.

 

G. W. Patterson, Clk.

 

 

Last Will & Testament of JOHN MARSHALL, Decd.

 

In the name of God, Amen. I, JOHN MARSHALL, living six miles South East of McKinney in Collin County, Texas, being of sound mind and memory & considering the uncertainty of this frail & transitory life do therefore make, ordain, publick (sic) and declair (declare) this to be my last will and testament that [is] to say first a proper division of my estate is made one half to the heirs…

 

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…of my first deceased wife, SUDAN MARSHALL, and all of my just and lawful debts paid and discharged the residue of my estate real and personal consisting of lands, tenements & livestock I give, bequeath and dispose of as follows, to wit: To my beloved wife, MARTHA MARSHALL, all my estate real and personal so long as she remains my widow to raise and support my children and to educate them, each of them to have a reasonable Englis[h] education if the will receive it, all the residue and remainder of my estate to remain in the possession of my wife MARTHA MARSHALL so long as she remains my widow, then the remainder & residue of my estate then to be equally divided among all my lawful heirs, likewise I make, constitute and appoint my son, W. P. MARSHALL and F. C. WILMETH to be executors of this my last will and testament & hereby revoking all former will by me made in testimony whereof I have thereunto subscribed my name and affix my seal this 8th day of December A. D. one thousand eight hundred & sixty seven.

 

his

John X Marshall

mark

 

The above written instrument was subscribed by the said JOHN MARSHALL in our presents (presence) and acknowledged by him to each of us and he at the same time published and declared the above to be his last will & testament and we at the testator’s request and in his presence have signed our names as witness to the same opposite our names written the place of our residence.

his

Isaac X Scalf

mark

 

 

State of Texas Personally appeared in open Court before the undersigned on ____Isaac

Collin Count Scalf, on of the subscribing witnesses to the foregoing and last will [of] JOHN MARSHALL, decd. bearing the date on the 8th day of December A. D. 1867 and says under oath that the said JOHN MARSHALL decd. signs his name making his mark to the same and that he saw H. T. PHILLIPS one of the subscribing witnesses to said will sign the same that they both signed the same at the request of said deceased.

 

his

Isaac X Scalf

mark

 

 

Last Will of D. M. CRUTCHFIELD, deceased

 

The State of Texas Know All Men By These Present: That I, DICKSON M. CRUTCHFIELD,

County of Collin of the State and County being of sound mind and cognizant of the uncertainty of life do make and publish this as my last will and testament hereby revoking all former wills and parts of will by me at any time heretofore made. First, I desire that no action shall be had in the probate court in reference to my estate except the probating and registration of this my last will and testament. Second I desire that my body shall be decently intered (interned ) with Masonic Honoring at the burying ground North West of my present homestead and known as the Wears Grave Yard. Third, I bequeath to my wife, MATILDA F. CRUTCHFIELD, all my real and personal estate for her use and benefit as long as she shall remain unmarried and my widow and on her decease or marriage to my child or children by her if any and if none to my heirs, binding her to give my child or children by her a good English education. Fourth I hereby constitute and appoint SILVESTER BOWLBY of Collin County, State of Texas to be my sole executor to carry out the provisions of this my last will and testament and that I furthermore desire and request that he shall not be required to give…

 

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…any security to the discharge of his duties as executor of this my last will and testament.

In testimony Whereof I hereunto set my hand and seal and publish and declare this to be my last will and testament in the presence of the witnesses named below this 28th day of October in the year 1867.

D. M. Crutchfield (Seal)

 

The above instrument consisting of one sheet was now here subscribed by D. M CRUTCHFIELD the testator in the presence of each of us and was at the same time declared by him to be his last will and testament; and we at his request sign our names hereto as attesting witnesses.

Jeremiah Martin, residing in Collin County, Texas

A. L. Darnell, residing in Collin County, Texas

 

State of Texas

Collin County Personally appeared in open Court before the undersigned authority J. MARTIN, one of the subscribing witnesses in the foregoing and last will and testament of D. M. CRUTCHFIELD, deceased, bearing date Oct. 28, A. D. 1867 and says that he saw said D. M. CRUTCHFIELD deceased sign his name to the said will and that himself and A. L. DARNELL signed the same as witnesses at the request of the said deceased.

 

Jeremiah Martin

 

Sworn to and subscribed before me this 28t day of Jan. 1868.

 

G. W. Patterson, Clerk.

 

 

Inventory and Appraisement Estate [of] JEREMIAH HORN, Decd.

 

Inventory & appraisement of the Community Property belonging to the estate of JEREMIAH HORN, decd. and his wife, CATHERINE HORN.

 

530 acres land being the tract on which he lived

$3710.00

Blacksmith tools

30.00

Bay Mare Blaze

90.00

One Waggon (wagon)

70.00

Bay Mare Nance

100.00

3 plows

15.00

Gaby horse ball (sic)

70.00

4 hoes

4.00

Dark Gray Horse

Lazy

70.00

10 bee stands

35.00

Bay horse unbroken

50.00

Axes, augers, plowes

(plows) &c

11.00

Black yearling

30.00

Double Barrel shot gun

15.00

Black Mare and colt

Manda

80.00

Loom, Warp, bars

15.00

One Yoke oxen

65.00

2 feather beds

60 lbs. $.50¢

30.00

17 head stock cattle

$7

119.99

1 clock $10 Book

case $8

18.00

17 head sheep $3

51.00

Bed Stead & Kitchen

furniture

50.00

24 stock hogs

75.00

 

 

 

We certify that the foregoing is a true and correct appraisement of the Community property of CINTHA HORN & her deceased husband, JEREMIAH HORN, to the best of our judgment.

George C. Beeler

T. H. Searcy Appraisers

F. M. Burk

 

Sworn to and subscribe before me this 30t September 1867.

 

I. T. Colemen, J. P. Precinct No. 3 C. C.

 

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I certify that the foregoing is a true and correct inventory of the Community Estate both real and personal of myself & JEREMIAH HORN, my deceased husband to the best of my knowledge.

her

Cinitha X Horn

mark

 

 

Sworn to and subscribed before me this 30th September 1867.

 

James F. Coleman, J. P., Precinct No. 3, C.C.

 

 

Estate of JOHN McCHANAHAN, deceased.

 

January the 25 1868. We the undersigned being called upon to value the property belonging to the estate of JOHN McCLANHAN, deceased have valued the following property.

 

One Waggon (wagon)

$75.00

One Straw bed and

comfort

1.50

One yoke of oxen

50.00

1 hat stand

.75

1 cow and calf

10.00

One wash pan

.25

1 cow and calf

9.00

1 fire shovel

.75

1 two year old steer

8.00

1 pot rack

1.50

1 two year old steer

6.00

1 coffee pot

.30

1 two year old steer

6.00

2 ox yokes

2.50

5 shoats

10.00

1 sprouting hoe

.75

5 shoats

5.00

2 hoes

.75

1 sow

7.00

2 clevis & plow

1.50

1 hog

10.00

1 fether (feather) bed

7.50

5 stand of bees

10.00

1 gun

10.00

1 loom

10.00

1 quilt & counter pin

(counterpane)

5.00

3 cheers (chairs)

1.50

2 stays

1.50

1 ax

1.00

1 improvement on a piece of land

125.00

1 water bucket and

two saucers, 4 cups

& 2 plates

.75

 

 

One oven and lid,

1 skillet and 2 pots

5.00

 

 

1 bed sted (stead)

2.00

 

 

One chest

3.00

 

 

 

We proceeded to value the foregoing property and find the same to be worth $388.05

 

 

State of Texas

Collin County Before me, the undersigned authority personally came P. H. COUCH & ASA BLANKENSHIP and made oath that the above appraisement & valuation is correct and true return of the estate of JOHN McCLENEHAN, deceased.

P. H. Counch

Asa Blankenship

 

 

Sworn to and subscribed before me 28t day of Jan. 1868.

G. W. Patterson, Clerk.

 

State of Texas

County of Collin I, W. R. McCLENEHAN, admr. of the estate of JOHN McCLENEHAN solemnly swear the above inventory and appraisement is a correct and true return of all the property belonging to said estate.

W. R. McClenehan

 

 

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In County Court January Term 1868

 

State of Texas

County of Collin To the Hon. s. Bowlby, Judge of the County Court in and for said County. Your petitioner ANNA M. BANE, a resident of your County has to state that her husband JOHN A. BANE departed this life on or about the 13th day of November 1863 without leaving any lawful will as far as I know or believe, leaving by your petitioner five children vis MARY C. MARTHA, CASSA, CHRISTINA and MARGARET BAIN all of whom are minors and your petitioner now files the following as a full, fair and complete inventory and appraisement of all the Community property of herself and her deceased husband, asking that the same may be approved and recorded to wit:

 

70 head of stock horses

Appraised at

$1440.00

67 head of stock cattle

Appraised at

228.00

25 head of sheep

Appraised at

25.00

Head of hogs

Appraised at

 

1 2 horse wagon (wagon)

Appraised at

50.00

1 hack & harness

Appraised at

125.00

1 lot household and kitchen

furniture

Appraised at

125.00

1 lot farming implements

 

10.00

 

 

1928.00

 

And the following lands to wit:

212 acres of land in Fannin County, Texas

valued at $1 per acre

212.00

145 acres land in Collin County on Indian

Creek val. at

725.00

6 ¾ acres land Farmersville, Collin County,

Texas val. at

400.00

 

1337.00

 

The following is a list of claims due said community estate to wit:

One receipt for a note on which judgment is obtained againt W. R. Corzine for

143.89

One receipt for a note on which judgment is obtained against Wash McClure for

721.00

One note on J. W. Dunn

14.00

One account on N. T. Hick for

58.50

 

937.39

 

 

The following are the claims due from said estate.

 

I solemnly swear that the foregoing is a full, fair and complete inventory and appraisement of the Community property belonging to said estate.

 

Anna M. Bane

 

The foregoing is a full, fair and complete appraisement of the property belonging to said community estate as shown us by the surviving wife, ANN M. BANE.

 

B. Watson

Jim Harris

B. R. Houghton

 

Sworn to and subscribed before me 21st January 1868 with seal of office impressed.

 

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

 

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W. B. SMOOT, Estate.

 

Additional Inventory and appraisement of the estate of WALTER B. SMOOT, decd, vis.

 

80 bushels of wheat

$120

700 bushels corn

280

20 bushels oats

8.00

About 15 head stock cattle

60.00

 

We the undersigned do hereby certify that the foregoing Inventory and appraisement is correct to the best of our knowledge.

J. D. Bowman

J. W. Barnett

 

Sworn to before me this Feb. 24th, 1868.

 

W. B. Blalock, J. P. C. C.

 

We the undersigned executors of the estate of W. B. SMOOT deceased do hereby certify that the foregoing contains a correct inventory and appraisement of the residue of said estate.

 

F. J. Vance

N. H. Smoot

 

Sworn to before me this Feb. 24th 1868.

 

 

JAMES S. BLALOCK Inventory &c

 

The following is a complete list of the Community property of JANE W. BLALOCK and her deceased husband JAMES S. BLALOCK together with the valuation thereof

227 acres of land in Harrison County about 10 miles West of Marshall out of the Ridgeway Headright 1/3 league valued at $2.50 per acre.

 

We the undersigned do hereby certify that the foregoing is a complete inventory and appraisement of the community property of JANE W. BLALOCK & her deceased husband, JAMES S. BLALOCK.

W. B. Blalock

his

Joseph X Klepper

mark

 

 

Sworn to before me this April 29t 1867.

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

 

I, JANE W. BLALOCK do solemnly swear that the foregoing is a complete inventory of the community property of myself and deceased husband, JAMES S. BLALOCK.

 

Jane W. Blalock

 

Sworn to before me this April 29t 1867.

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

 

JAMES S. BLALOCK, Deceased.

 

Additional Inventory and appraisement of the Community estate of JAMES S. BLALOCK deceased and JANE W. BLALOCK, his surviving wife viz 89 acres of land out of a survey of 640 acres in the name of Edmond Doad valued at $6 per acre $534.00

 

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

F. J. Vance

Joseph Kleeper

Sworn to before me this February 24t 1868.

W. B. Blalock, J. P. C. C. T.

 

I, JANE W. BLALOCK, surviving wife of JAMES S. BLALOCK deceased do hereby certify that the foregoing contains a full and complete inventory of the residue of the Community Estate of myself and deceased husband.

Jane. W. Blalock

 

Sworn to before me this February the 22d 1868.

W. B. Blalock, J. P. C. C. C. Texas

 

CHANDLER & McDONALD Inventory &c.

 

Inventory and appraisement of all the real and personal property belonging to the estate of THOMAS CHANDLER & LOUIS McDONALD deceased as follows:

One hundred acres of land situated in the Western part of Collin County being a part of the headright of WILLIAM HORN deeded by him to the said deceased parties and valued at $4.00 four dollars per acre $400

Also one two year old heifer $6.00, one two year old steer $6.00.

 

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The undersigned commissioners appointed by the County Court of Collin County (pertaining to estates) at the ____ term of said Court to appraise the estate of THOS. CHANDLER and L. McDONALD deceased and made oath that the foregoing is a just and true return of all the property of the said THOMAS CHANDLER & LOUIS McDONALD decd. that has come to our knowledge.

Given under our hands this day of December 1867.

M. C. Talkington

David E. London &

John Edmonson

 

Sworn to and subscribed before me this 22d January 1868.

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

 

State of Texas Before me the undersigned authority personally came EDWARD CHAMBERS,

Collin County Administrator of THOMAS CHANDLER & LOUIS McDONALD deceased and made oath the foregoing is a just and true return of all the property of the said THOMAS CHANDLER & LOUIS McDONALD decd. that has come to my knowledge.

Ed Chambers

 

Sworn to and subscribed before me this 20t of Feb. 1868.

G. W. Patterson, Clerk.

 

 

Estate of B. Y. HART decd. Sale of Real Estate.

State of Texas To the Hon. County Court of Collin County pertaining to Real Estate.

Collin County February Term 1868.

The undersigned administrator of the Estate of B. Y. HART deceased in compliance with an order issued by your Honor’s Court at the December Term 1867 did on the first Tuesday in Feby. 1868 sell at the Court house door on a credit of twelve months the following real estate belonging to said estate to wit: House and Lots. No. 132 & 133 in Block No. 62 to A. J. TAYLOR for three hundred & forty dollars. Unimproved lots Nos. 179 & 180 in Block No. 38 to LEWIS WETSEL for forty five ($45) dollars. They being the highest and best bidders for the same was knocked off to them, the undersigned would further show to your Honor that he failed to sell the one half undivided interest lots No. 24 & 25 in Block No. 3 for the reason that there is some deficiency in the title ___ would therefore ask that the sale of the same be continued until the title can be investigated and shown up properly all of which is respectfully submitted.

 

J. M. Benge, Admr.

 

Sworn to and subscribed before me on the 24t day of February 1868.

G. W. Patterson, Clerk, C. C. C. C. Texas.

 

 

Estate of ROBERT PATTERSON, Deceased Sale Bill

 

Report of sale of property of the estate of ROBERT PATTERSON decd made in pursuance of an order of the County Court of Collin Co., on the 11t day of August 1867.

 

1 red cow & calf

John M. Cope

4.50

1 3 year old cow & calf

John M. Cope

5.00

1 3 year dun cow & calf

John M. Cope

6.00

1 Cow Blk & White

John Westerman

7.25

1 red cow & calf

Jno. M. Cope

4.50

1 brown cow & calf

Jno. M. Cope

4.50

1 two year old heifer

Jno. M. Cope

5.50

 

 

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1 blk. bull

Tipton Edwards

5.00

1 pr. bridle bits

Jno. M. Cope

.85

Mark and brand of the

Patterson’s cattle

Jno. M. Cope

8.25

 

 

$51.35

 

The above articles were sold on 12 months credit with security. I received in cash as follows.

From James M. Cope for mark and brand of cattle

$8.25

Jno. M. Cope bridle bits

.85

Total Cash Repts.

$9.10

 

C. C. Dougherty, Admr. of Rob Patterson

 

Sworn to before me this Nov. 11t 1867.

F. J. Vance, C. J.

 

 

Estate of JOHN SEABOURN, deceased.

 

Whereas we the undersigned having been appointed by the Hon. County Court of Collin County exercising probate jurisdiction at the January Term A. D. 1868 appraisers of the Community property belonging to the estate of the late JOHN SEABOURN deceased and his surviving wife, HESTER SEABOURN – after having been duly sworn do hereby certify under said oath that we will aid in making an inventory of the said property and a true and impartial appraisement of said property to the best of our judgment and hereby report the following as such inventory and appraisement of the property that came to our sight or knowledge.

 

165 acres of land out of F. De La Pine survey

(homestead)

$825.00

195 1/10 acres of land out of F. De La Pine

survey

780.00

48 acres of land out Bond on Geo. White -

24.00

30 acres of land out of M. Walker’s Survey of

60.00

60 acres of land out of M. Gimenis Survey of

180.00

48 acres of land out of J. C. Cambella Survey of 736 acres

120.00

1 gray mare $10. 1 mare and colt $60

70.00

1 mule $30. One yoke of oxen $30

60.00

30 head of sheep $45. One gray Stallion $45

90.00

1 horse $15. 1 grind stone $2

17.00

1 waggon (sic) $30. 18 bee stand[s] with bees

$36

66.00

2 axes and two hoes

3.00

1 harrow $5.00. 1 plow, cleves (clevis) & chain $5.50

10. 50

1 plow, 2 clevis, 1 double tree & 2

singletrees

10.00

1 plow & clevis $4

4.00

1 reaper, brest (breast?) yoke, double tree &

single trees

50.00

60 bushels corn 35c, 60 bushels corn 35cts &

15 corn a[t] 35 cts.

47.25

360 pounds bacon $43.20, 1 barrel and

molasses $10

53.20

8 bushels of oats $4.00, 1 double barrel shot

gun $8

12.00

1 rifle $8, 1 musket $1, 1 cross cut saw 3 -

12.00

7 pot vessels $10, cupboard ware $5

15.00

 

2508.95

5 milk vessels $2, 2 water buckets $1

3.00

1 loom $5, 2 tables $1, Flat iron & fire shove 75

6.75

1 clock $2.50, 1 beaureau (bureau) $8

10.50

3 beds & furniture $45, Note on J. M. Bowen $30

75.00

20 pounds of lard $2, 50 head of stock cattle

200

202.00

2 small plows $2.25, 5 pr hames (hams?) $2

4.25

6 chairs $3, 1 half bushel (of ?) .50

3.50

 

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1 water pails & reeler $1

1.00

1 note of S. T. Lewis

14.00

1 saddle $2.50, 1 old stove without vessels or

pipe

3.50

3 bushels of wheat (supposed)

4.50

 

$2837.15

 

Wm. N. Lee

Wm. McCarty

J. M. Dunlap

 

Sworn to and subscribed before me this the 24t day of February A. D. 1868.

 

Witness my official signature & seal.

Geo. H. Pegues, Notary Public Collin County, Texas.

 

 

State of Texas

County of Collin I, HESTER SEABOURN, surviving wife of the late JOHN SEABOURN deceased do hereby certify under oath that the within and foregoing is a full and correct inventory of the Community property belonging to the estate of the late JOHN SEABOURN deceased and myself to the best of my knowledge.

Given under my hand February 24 A. D. 1868.

her

Hester X Seabourn

mark

 

 

Sworn to and subscribed before me the date above written. Witness my official signature and seal.

Geo. H. Pegues, Notary Public of Collin County, Texas

 

 

Estate of JOHN McCLANEHAN, decd.

 

February 20t 1868. List of property sold by me as Admr. of JOHN McCLENEHAN, deceased.

 

Bill of Sale

One Slay (?) No. 6

S. Henry

.75

One Slay (?) No. 6

T. A. Langham

1.00

Pan & dish

A. Blankenship

.20

One Water Bucket

A. Blankenship

.37 ½

Coffee Pot

S. Henry

.25

Pot rack

S. Henry

.50

Grindstone

S. Henry

.30

Two Clevises

J. M. Cleiner

.50

Pot diver

M. C. Streeter

1.00

Skillet

P. A. McClanehan

.50

Oven and lid

David McClanehan

.55

Pot small

David McClanehan

.45

Chopin (chopping) ax

David McClanehan

.55

Wedin (weeding) hoe

M. C. Suster

.12 ½

Fire Shovel

P. A. McClanahan

.51

Grub hoe

P. A. McClanahan

1.00

Shovel plow

J. Henry

1.40

Lard Stand

M. C. Suster

.75

One Chest close (clothes?)

J. Henry

2.10

Rifle gun

Wm. McLaneyham

6.00

Siss (?) blade

Wm. McLaneyham

.35

3 chairs

David McLanynyham (sic)

1.10

One loom

Ben Butler

5.00

Lot of begums (bee gums?)

D. M. Lee

6.00

 

 

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Lot of hogs

David McLanaham

13.50

One yoke of oxen

Wm. McClanan

50.00

One yoke of oxen

Wm. McClanan

35.00

One yoke yearlings

J. Henry

21.00

Cow and yearling

P. A. McClanehan

10.00

One yearling

P. A. McClanehan

4.50

Cow and yearling

D. McClanehan

7.25

Ox Yoke

J. Henry

.40

Improvement on land

D. McClanehan

152.

One bed stead

Reby McClanehan

2.00

One Oven

A. Blankenship

.87 ½

One table

T. Marshall

20

 

Total

$288.57

 

I hereby certify that the foregoing is a true statement of the sale of property belonging to the estate of JOHN McCLANEHAN dec. this 26th day of February A. D. 1868.

 

W. R. McClendhan

 

Sworn to and subscribed before me this 26 day of February 1868.

 

S. Bowlby, J. C. C.

 

 

Last Will and Testament of JAMES SMARR, Decd.

 

Know all men by these present that I, JAMES SMARR of McKinney, Collin County and State of Texas being in ill health but of sound mind and disposing memory do make and publish this my last will and testament hereby revoking all former wills by me at anytime heretofore made and as to my worldly estate and all the property real and personal or mixed of which I shall die seized and possessed or to which I shall be entitled at the time of my decease I devise, bequeath and dispose thereof in the following manner to wit.

First that all my just debts and funeral expenses shall by my executor hereinafter named be paid out of my estate as soon after my decease as shall by him found convenient.

Item. I give to my daughter ADALINE MULL one note upon P. H. MULL for the sum of four hundred dollars at interest at the rate of ten per cent thereon from the date of said note and dated the 13th day of April 1867, and the mortgage to secure the payment of said note and interest executed to me by the said P. H. MULL bearing even date with said above described note.

I give to my daughter FRANCES VIRGINIA SMARR one brown mare to have and to hold forever together with her increase. I also give my daughter FRANCES VIRGINIA SMARR two other mares of the following description, one gray mare and bay mare which she is to have and to hold for the space of three years during which time she is to have and to hold the increase of said mares forever and at the expiration of the said three years said two mare are to be turned over by said daughter FRANCES VIRGINIA to my two grandsons, JONAS OLENZO SMARR and LANGTON THEODORE SMARR therein to have and to hold forever.

I give to my grandson GEORGE MULL one brown colt.

I give to my daughter CAROLIN[E] SEARCY one two horse wagon (wagon) with all the appurtenances thereunto belonging and one yoke of work cattle. I also give to her…

 

Page 522

 

…my said daughter CAROLINE SEARCY one bay horse. As to my daughter SARAH ISABEL WHITAKER I consider that she has heretofore received a full distributive share of my estate. I will that the property of which I may be seized at my decease be sold for the payment of my debts and the defraying of my funeral expenses, also any money that may be on hands or collected upon claims due or coming to me which have not been bequeathed in this my last will and testament and should there be any surpulus (surplus) left I will that it should be equally divided among my children, ADALINE MULL, FRANCES VIRGINIA SMARR and CAROLINE SEARCY.

I appoint BUFORD HENRY my executor to carry out this my last will and testament and that there be no further action had in the probate Court than the probate of this my last will and testament and return of inventory and appraisement and the registering of the same and that my executor be not required to give security.

In testimony thereof I hereto sign my own name to this my last will on this 18th day of October A. D. 1867 in the presence of said DAVID O’BRIAN, S. B. DICKERSON attesting witnesses.

 

Attest: David O Brian James Smarr

S. B. Dickerson

 

State of Texas

Collin County Personally appeared in open Court David O Brian one of the subscribing witnesses to the foregoing will over the age of fourteen and solemnly swear that JAMES SMARR signed the same in his presence and acknowledged that he executed the same.

 

his

David X Obrian

mark

 

Sworn to and subscribed before me this 24t day of February 1868.

G. W. Patterson, Clerk.

 

 

Estate of A. J. HONAKER Deceased Sale Bill

 

State of Texas County of Collin Sept. 22nd, 1866.

Sale Bill of the property of the estate of A. J. HONAKER decd. sold on the day above mentioned for cash.

 

1 large bell

7.50

1 Calf

2.70

½ interest in log chain

3.25

1 Cow

8.00

1 cow

3.00

1 Cow

3.00

1 calf

1.00

Entire Amt. for cash

32.45

One cow

4.00

 

 

 

The following was sold on twelve months credit time vis

1 dunn Spanish mare

seven years old

31.00

1 cow

11.87

Interest in reaper 1/4

25.00

1 calf

4.25

1 cow

12.00

1 2 year old heifer

6.50

1 calf

3.00

1 cow

8.50

1 cow

13.00

1 calf

3.00

1 calf

3.25

1 cow

10.00

1 cow

10.00

1 calf

2.00

1 calf

2.50

 

170.37

1 cow

14.00

For cash

30.45

1 calf

3.25

 

102.82

1 2 year old heifer

7.25

 

 

 

 

Page 523

 

State of Texas Before me the undersigned authority personally came PETER DAY, Admr. of the

Collin County estate of A. J. HUNAKER (sic) and made oath that the foregoing bill of sale of the property of said estate is true as he verily believed.

Peter Day

 

Sworn to and subscribed before me this 24t day of February 1868.

G. W. Patterson, Clerk.

 

 

Estate of A. J. HONAKER, decd.

 

State of Texas

County of Collin To the Hon. County Court of Collin County of Probate the following

Feby. 1868 division of the property belonging to the estate of A. J. Honaker decd. is

submitted.

 

To the guardian of the estate of the children of A. J. TUCKER (sic) the following has been apportioned vis.

 

One bay mare

1 bay horse colt

1 chestnut sorrel filley (filly)

One gray mare owned by Honaker before marriage

One bay filly

1 bay mare 6 years old

1 bay horse colt

3 steers

1 small colt

1 cow

1 plow

1 scythe

1 bell

1 clock

2 bed steads

1 loom 1 bed comfort

9 bee hives

1 sett (set) chairds

1 Tea kettle

1 note on John Faris

 

To M. W. DAY, late widow of the said A. J. HONAKE, decd. the follow property has been apportioned vis

 

1 clay bank mare

1 clay bank horse

1 bay horse colt

1 gray mare 3 years old

1 large bay mare

1 yoke oxen

1 muly cow & calf

1 cow and calf one cow

1 bull tongue plow

1 weeding hoe

2 axes 3 trace chains 1 safe

1 table 1 matress (mattress)

1 spinning wheel 1 pot

2 barrels 2 tubs

Cupboard ware

3 crocks

4 bee stand 1 note on John Faris

 

We the commissioners pronounce one clay bank mare which appears on the bill of appraisement worthless.

W. P. Honaker

John Faris

John C. Pendleton

C. D. Harless

 

Sworn to and subscribed before me this 22n day of Feby. 1868 with seal of office impressed.

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

 

Page 524

 

Estate of THOMAS BRUCE deceased.

 

State of Texas To the Hon. the Probate Court of said County. We the undersigned at the last

Collin County Nov. Term of said Court appointed commissioners to lay off two hundred acres from the lands of the estate of THOMAS BRUCE, decd. as a homestead to the heirs thereof and to describe the residue by metes and bounds so that the same may be sold would beg leave to make the following report to wit: 1st. That in compliance with said order we have set apart to JENNIE FARR, the widow of said Bruce deceased and to their children the following described tract of land as a homestead to wit: Beginning at the S W corner of a tract of 15 acres of land sold by ELISHA CHAMBERS out of THOS. LINDSEY’S survey 640 acres to THOS. BRUCE Thence West 20 chs 30 lks. a post an 3lm 4 in. dia. md. X brs. South 138 links Thence North about 30 chs. 90 lks. to the S W corner of a tract of 49 acres sold by THOS. BRUCE to ELISHA CHAMBERS Thence East with the S line of said 49 acres and a N line of T. BRUCE 421 acres about 42 chs. 30 lks. to a northeast corner thereof Thence South about 39 chs. With the E line of a said 421 acre to the N W corner of said 15 acres Thence East 7 chs. 50 lks. the N E corner thereof Thence West 7 chs. 50 lks. to the beginning containing 15 acres of THOS. LINSEY’S 640 acres and about 185 acres of THOS. BRUCE’S 421 acres in all 200 acres more or less.

2nd. That as near as we could ascertain the remaining lands belonging to the said estate of THOS. BRUCE decd. and described as follows in two tracts. One a tract of 40 acres sold by JONAS DAWSON to THOS. BRUCE out of THOS. LINDSEY’S 640 acres but excluding from the East end of the same 8 ¾ acres sold to W. WILSON being 31 ¼. The other tract is described as follows: Beginning at the S E corner of THOS. BRUCE’S 421 acres Thence North 20 chs. To the S E corner of said 200 homestead above described Thence West 20 chs. A S W corner thereof Thence North 28 chs. 10 lks. an inside corner thereof Thence West 22 chs. 30 lks a S W corner thereof Thence South to the S W corner of 22 acres sold to L. ADDISON Thence East to his N E corner Thence West to his S W corner Thence South to the South line of said THOS. BRUCE’S 421 acres Thence East 42 chs. 70 lks to the beginning containing 126 acres of THOS. BRUCE’S 421 acres. We would recommend that the two above described tracts be divided into three or more pieces before sale in order that purchases may be suited in size.

 

Respectfully submitted,

 

Geo. White

Addison Wilson Comrs.

Larkin Adamson

 

Approved this 25th day of February 1868.

S. Bowlby, J. C. C.

 

Estate of W. D. SNAPP, Decd.

 

McKinney, April 30t 1866. To the Hon. County Court Collin County pertaining to probate business the undersigned appraisers appointed by your honor’s Court to make inventory and appraisement of the Community Estate of WM. D. SNAPP, deceased, and his surviving wife, CATE SNAPP, present the following as inventory of said estate.

 

Lot No. 28 in Block No. 4 in the town of

McKinney valued at

$1000.00

West Half of Lot No. 250 in Block No. 80 in the

town of McKinney valued

$ 500.00

One Sharps Rifle

50.00

Saddler’s Tools

10.00

One Jack and Fore Plain

2.50

Lot of Books

15.00

 

 

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One bed stead,

feather bed &

furniture

25.00

2 trunks

5.00

20 yds. carpeting

15.00

1 looking glass

5.00

1 square table

2.00

2 cows

10.00

1 dining table pine

4.00

8 shoats

8.00

1 Safe

20.00

Lot table ware

15.00

Writing desk

10.00

Confederate money

700

 

1 sett (set) chairs

3.00

 

 

1 baker

5.00

 

 

1 flour chest

5.00

 

 

Wash pot tub &c

17.00

 

 

1 bed stead & cotton

& furniture

12.00

 

 

1 cook stove

6.00

 

 

 

We certify that the foregoing appraisement of the foregoing named property in this inventory is a fair and just valuation to the best of our knowledge.

 

David Stiff

Buford Henry

 

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

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

 

I, KATE SNAPP, certify that the foregoing inventory contains a full and complete list of all the community estate of myself and deceased husband, W. D. SNAPP, that has come to my knowledge this April 30t 1866

Kate J. Snapp

 

Sworn to and subscribed before me this 30t of April A. D. 1868.

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

 

 

Estate of D. M. CRUTCHFIELD, decd.

 

Inventory of property belonging to the estate of D. M. CRUTCHFIELD deceased taken and valued on the 16t day of January A. D. 1868.

 

130 acres land at $11

33-1/3/100 per acre

$1500.00

1865 Nov 1st

 

3 mares and colts

$100.00

300.00

1 note on Jos. V.

Crutchfield

125.00

4 mules 75

300.00

1866

 

2 horses 50

100.00

Oct., 1st 1note on

R. P. Martin,

Darnell, Ark.

100.00

8 cows & Calves 8.00

64.00

1 note transfer placed

in hands of C. R.

Breedlove for

Collection for

450.00

3 yearlings 3.33/100

10.00

Suit yet pending in

Court and doubtful

25.80

1 sow & 8 pigs

8.00

1868 Feb. 22

Balance (sic) due

From S. Bowlby

25.80

2 wagons at $110.00

& 90.00

200.00

 

 

4 setts (sic) harness

for

25.00

 

 

2 plows at $7 & $3

10.00

 

 

2 hoes $1

2.00

 

 

1 Manney’s Reaper

80.00

 

 

1 feather bed

30.00

 

 

1 bed stead

5.00

 

 

1 loom, cooking

utensils &c

25.00

 

 

 

$2659.00

 

 

 

We the undersigned appraisers appointed at the January Term of the County Court of Collin County pertaining to estates to appears (appraise?) the estate belonging to D. M. CRUTCHFIELD, decd. do certify that the foregoing is a true, just appraisement to the best of our judgment.

Jeremiah Martin

A. L. Darnell

 

Sworn to and subscribed before me this 22nd February 1868.

 

J. T. Coleman, J. P.

 

State of Texas Before me personally came S. BOWLBY executor of the last will and testament

Collin County of D. M. CRUTCHFIELD deceased and made oath that the foregoing inventory and appraisement is a true return of all property & effects that have come to my knowledge in the above estate.

S. Bowlby, Executor

 

Sworn to and subscribed before me this 24t day of February A. D. 1868.

G. W. Patterson

 

 

Page 526

 

The State of Texas

To the Honorable Probate Court of Collin County in relation to the condition of the Estate of ROBERT KILGORE, the following report is respectfully submitted.

 

The amount of property sold

$411.70

Rent of place

110.00

 

Amount of grain made use of by J. P.

KILGORE, one of the Legatees

212.65

Amt. of grain made use of by JOHN W.

KILGORE, one of the Legatees

89.15

Amt. of grain made use of by WM. KILGORE,

One of the Legatives (sic) Dec. (?)

119.15

 

Claims against R. KILGORE

$39.00

Whole Amt.

982.99

 

Amount expenses and debt lifted by Adm.

Wm. S. Pendleton gathering stock 16 days

$36.00

Attending Court 7 days 2.50 cents per

$17.50

Court Fees

8.75

A. C. Pendleton gathering stock 5 days

11.25

E. H. Pendleton

19.50

John C. Pendleton

12.00

Paid J. F. KILGORE

172.72

Paid J. Colemar

36.00

Lifted note executed to P. Nail

20.25

Paid Tax

3.32

Paid IRA F. KILGORE as one of the Legatives

39.93

Paid WM. KILGORE as one of the Legatives

53.00

Paid JOHN KILGORE as one of the Legatives

53.00

Paid John Faire 2 day[s] appraising property

And rents paid Joseph Bickley

4.00

One day appraising rents

2.00

Pasturing stock

3.90

Crying sale

3.00

Toll at bridges

2.00

Paper and stamps

1.00

 

$509.12

 

H. G. Pendleton, Admr.

 

Personally appeared HM. G. PENDLETON and maid (made) oath that the above statement of acct. is just and true to the best of knowledge and belief.

S. Bowlby, Judge C. C.

 

Page 527

 

T. H. MOGAN, Decd. Inventory

 

Inventory and Appraisement of the Community Property of T. B. MORGAN, Deceased.

 

Miscellaneous Personal Property

 

 

$ cts.

 

$ cts.

1 bay horse

50.00

2 5 gal. jars

1.00

1 buggy and harness

50.00

1 clock

10.00

1 two horse wagon (sic) and harness

144.00

1 side board

13.00

1 yearling colt

15.00

2 small tables

2.00

1 cow and calf

6.00

1 copying press

7.00

Queensware

8.00

1 show case

20.00

1 lot of books

8.00

3/5 interest in Counter

Scales

6.00

2 trunks

4.00

3/5 interest in stove &

3 joints pipe

3.00

2 and

one satchel

5.00

 

$400.00

1 stand table

2.00

 

 

3 bedsteads and

1 lounge

20.00

 

 

2 beds and beding

(sic)

15.00

 

 

4 blankets & two

quilts

10.00

 

 

3 tin stands

3.00

 

 

1 saddle

15.00

 

 

3 chairs

3.00

 

 

2 irons & 1 wash

board

1.00

 

 

2 buckets and 1 pr. shove and tongs

3.00

 

 

1 cooking stove and

vessels

15.00

 

 

1 large dining table

5.00

 

 

 

 

 

Inventory and appraisement continued

 

Real Property

 

 

$ cts.

3/5 interest in store house & lot in Block No. 3

situated in the town of McKinney

1650.00

1 house & 4 lots the late residence of

deceased in McKinney

2000.00

70 acres land part of James Survey $2 per

acre

140.00

 

3790.00

 

 

State of Texas

County of Collin Personally appeared before me, G. W. Patterson, Clerk of Collin County Court of said County J. M. BENGE, HARRISON STIFF, and JOHN McKINNEY who say on oath that the appraisements specified in the above and foregoing inventory was faithfully and fairly made to the best of their ability.

J. M. Benge

Harrison Stiff

J. W. McKinney

 

Sworn to and subscribed before me this the 30th day of March 1868.

 

List of Claims due and owing the Estate of T. B. MORGAN

 

One note on Jno. C. Easton dwr. Int.

83.00

One note on M. V. Abernathy dwr. Jan. 34rd/

60 10% int.

50.00

One note on M. W. Abernathy dwr. Jan. 1/60

10% int.

42.00

One note on M. W. Abernathy dwr. Jane 1/60

10% int.

17.97

One note on M. W. Abernathy dwr. Jane 1/60

10% int.

2.50

 

 

The above notes were made in Missouri except the Easton note and who knowing the parties bound consider them doubtful. Easton note good.

 

Page 528

 

List of Claims Continued

One note on Stanley Cooper due Jan. 28/66

Endorsed by J. B. Thomas int. 1%

20.00

One note on W. O. H. due Jan. 1/61 Int. 1%-

doubtful

31.21

One note on R. H. Hardin due Jan. 20/66 int. at

1%-doubtfull

24.00

One note on W. H. Goldin due Jan. 5/61 for int.

10% due Jan 5/61 for int. 10% credited March

25/68 with

11.00

 

State of Texas

County of Collin Personally appeared before me, G. W. Patterson, County Clerk of Collin County S. B. DICKERSON, Admr. of T. B. MORGAN, deceased who says on oath that the foregoing inventory of property and list of claims of his intestate is a full and complete inventory and list of the property of said intestate that has come to his knowledge.

S. B. Dickerson

 

Sworn to and subscribed before me this day of March 1868.

G. W. Patterson, Clerk

 

 

Recapulation (sic) – Community Property

 

Real Estate

$3790.00

Personal Property

400.00

 

 

Choses (sic) in action and claims &c.

Sale Bill

 

Estate of W. B. SMOOT Decd.

 

Estate of WALTER B. SMOOT deceased.

 

Name of person

Article Sold

Amount

Joseph Thomas

One brown mule

$57.00

J. H. Martin

One brown mule

98.00

J. H. Martin

One gray mule

101.00

J. H. Martin

One brown mule

101.00

B. T. Gamble

One gray pony horse

22.00

B. H. Brown

One yoke mark oxen

41.50

Elizie Smoot

One Cow & Calf

2.50

Elizie Smoot

One yearling

.50

J. C. Thomas

One two horse wagon

75.00

Henry Dye

One set wagon harness

18.00

J. W. Martin

One set plough

16.00

J. C. Thomas

One set briching (sic)

2.50

J. Lynn

Single trees and stitches

2.25

H. Dye

2 single

1.75

J. H. Martin

Turning Plough

7.25

Joseph Thomas

Turning Plough

9.00

J. Lynn

Shovel Plough

4.00

W. C. Parker

Prairie Plough

5.50

J. H. Martin

School Plough

5.10

Elizie Smoot

Two chopping axes

1.00

J. H. Martin

One pitchfork

1.30

J. H. Martin

Hand saw

.50

J. H. Martin

Iron Square

.60

N. Butcher

One pair solliards (sic)

1.00

 

 

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W. B. Blalock

One crosscut saw

3.00

S. N. Housewright

One log chain

1.50

Elijie (sic) Smoote

One Spinning Wheel

1.00

W. C. Parker

One Spinning Wheel

.50

Elijie (sic) Smoote

One Check Reel

.50

W. C. Parker

Mowing Blades

1.30

Elijie Smoote

Pickle stand

1.00

Elijie Smoote

Two Barrels

2.00

S. Hancock

One saddle

2.50

W. C. Parker

One Bee Stand

1.50

J. Lynn

One Bee Stand

2.60

J. Lynn

One Bee Stand

2.80

G. W. Simpson

One Bee Stand

3.00

G. W. Simpson

One Bee Stand

4.00

W. C. Parker

One Bee Stand

3.40

W. C. Parker

One Bee Stand

2.80

Elijie Smoote

Cooking Utensils

2.50

Elijie Smoote

Two flour barrels

1.00

J. H. Martin

One feather bed

21.00

H. Dye

One carpet

13.00

Elijie Smoote

One bed stead

10.00

Elijie Smoote

One beaureau (bureau)

8.00

J. W. Brenford

One pr. saddle bags

5.25

J. H. Martin

Gibson’s Poems 6 vol.

3.50

J. H. Wilkins

McCauley’s His. 2 vol.

.50

J. H. Wilkins

2 books

1.30

J. T. Wilkins

Rollins History

2.00

J. T. Wilkins

Books

1.00

J. T. Wilkins

13 books

5.25

J. H. Martin

1 book

1.75

M. S. Campbell

3 books

1.00

M. S. Campbell

1 book

.25

Joseph Homan

1 book

2.00

Elijie Smoote

1 book

.50

H. Butchers

Webster’s Dictionary

6.30

G. W. Simpson

One Book

1.50

W. S. Campbell

One Book

.50

S. M. Wilkins

2 Books

1.00

W. B. Blalock

2 Books

2.00

S. S. Vance

11 Books

8.50

Elijie Smoote

1 weeding hoe

.50

Elijie Smoote

Grubbing hoe

2.00

Elijie Smoote

One dirt shovel

.50

Elijie Smoote

2 augers

1.00

Elijie Smoote

1 bee stands (sic)

5.00

Elijie Smoote

1 pitchfork

.95

Elijie Smoote

1 grindstone

.25

 

I, the undersigned, one of the executioners of the estate of WALTER B. SMOOTE, deceased…

 

Page 530

 

…do hereby certify that the foregoing contains a correct account of [the] sale of the Estate of said deceased sold on the 21st day of March 1868.

F. J. Vance, Exr.

 

Sworn to this 30 day of March 1868.

S. Bowlby, Judge C. C.

 

 

JOHN MARSHALL, Decd.

 

To the County Court of Collin County pertaining to estates. We the undersigned appraisers appointed by said Court at the January Term 1868 to make inventory and appraisement of the estate of JOHN MARSHALL deceased make the following report showing what is separate property of the deceased and what is community separate property.

 

 

$ cts.

 

$ cts

214 acres of land

home tract

2140.00

1 brown pony mare

30.00

160 acres of land

on East Fork

320.00

1 bay pony mare

25.00

1 Two horse wagon

(sic)

75.00

1 large kettle

5.00

1 Ox wagon (sic)

85.00

1 small table

1.50

3 one horse ploughs

15.00

1 clock

8.00

1 two horse ploughs

8.00

1 large glass

.50

1 shovel & bull tounge

(sic)

3.00

1 preserve stand

1.00

4 singletrees

3.00

1 glass jar

.50

1 pr. of strechers

.75

1 geese

7.00

1 large log chain

3.00

Community Property

 

1 small log chain

1.00

1 pr of check lines

3.00

3 large bells

7.50

2 augers a[t] 10c pr. qurter (sic)

.70

2 small bells

1.00

4 hogs

8.00

1 pile of iron scraps

2.00

11 shoats

11.00

1 grubbing hoe

.50

1 sow

3.00

1 pr. of and irons

.50

1 sow and pigs

6.00

1 pr. of wheel harness

10.00

5 3 year old cattle

30.00

1 pr. of lead harness

5.00

6 milk cows

48.00

1 pr. hains (sic)

1.00

3 yearlings

5.00

1 hand saw

1.00

3 mules 225.00

225.00

1 loom

5.00

1 old mule 25.00

25.00

3 barrels

4.50

3 two year old colts

60.00

1 cooking stove

2.00

2 yearlin (sic) colts

30.00

1 grind stone

1.00

1 red colt 10.00

10.00

2 axes

1.00

20 gallon stone jar

4.00

1 prairie plough

6.00

1 table

5.00

2 yoke oxen 40.00 yk.

80.00

11 bee stands

20.00

1 ox yoak (yoke)

.50

1 cotton vator

1.00

2 milk cows

16.00

14 gees[e]

7.00

1 brown mare

75.00

1 set plates

1.00

1 small mare

75.00

1 set cups

1.00

 

 

1 set knives & forks

1.50

 

State of Texas

Collin County Before me the undersigned authority personally came J. W. FRANKLIN, MACK BOYSE who makes solemn oath that the above and foregoing inventory and appraisement is a correct and true release of all property presented to us belonging to the estate of JOHN MARSHALL, decd.

J. W. Franklin

Mc. T. Boyse

 

Sworn to and subscribed before me this 14 day of March A. C. 1868.

G. W. Patterson, Clerk

 

 

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Community Property of ELIZABETH YARNALL and husband, Deceased.

 

Inventory and appraisement of all the Community Property of SILAS YARNALL and ELIZABETH YARNALL, his wife, deceased, 320 acres of land particularly described in a patent bearing date twelfth of May 1854 to said YARNALL, assigned of EDWARD BRADLEY the East half of Section No. 10, Township 5. Forty acres held by deed from HARRISON JAMISON, agent for T. Y. JAMISON bearing date 27th March 1855. Timbered land.

 

 

$ cts.

 

$ cts.

5 head of horses and

two colts

220.00

1 bed stead, 2 feather

beds

28.00

6 cows and 5 calves

95.00

1 two horse wagon

(sic)

40.00

2 Three year old

steers, 1 work ox

50.00

1 clock

1.50

3 bee stands $1.50,

1 sow & 4 shoats

18.00

Total

1498.50

1 set blacksmith tools

$15.00

15.00

 

 

 

 

State of Texas

Collin County Personally appeared before me the undersigned authority M. C. FALKNGLER (FRANKLIN?) and HUGH ARMSTRONG appraisers appointed by the Court to appraise the Community property of SILAS YARNALL and ELIZABETH YARNALL late deceased and makes oath that the foregoing inventory and appraisement is true and correct as they

 

M. C. Franklin

H. R. Armstron

 

Sworn to and subscribed before me this 30th day of March 1868.

G. W. Patterson, Clerk.

 

 

State of Texas

Collin County Before me the undersigned authority appears SILAS YARNALL who made oath that the foregoing inventory is a full return of all property belonging to YARNALL and his late deceased wife, ELIZABETH YARNALL, deceased.

Silas Yarnall

 

Sworn to and subscribed before me this 30th day of March 1868.

G. W. Patterson, Clerk.

 

 

Sale of Land JNO. D. LEDBETTER, decd.

 

To the Hon. County Judge of Collin County

The undersigned administrator of the Estate of JOHN D. LEDBETTER deceased reports to the County Court of Collin County pertaining to Estates that in obedience to an order of sale made at the January Term 1868 of said Court to sell so much of the land belonging to the Estate of JOHN D. LEDBETTER deceased as would be necessary to pay off the debts due by said estate and the expenses of administration on same be after advertising the same according to law did by JAMES H. LOVEJOY actineer (auctioneer) on the 3d day of March 1868 proceed to sell 75 acres of land out of North west corner of a tract of land belonging to said estate and patented in the name of B. P. WORLEY said land to be surveyed in a square or as near thereto as may be practicable and W. B. ANDREWS, agent for S. T. COLEMAN, being the highest bidder said land was sold to him at the price of one dollar per acres and the said purchaser having waived…

 

Page 532

 

…the credit and tendered and paid the purchase money into the undersigned and request that the Court ratify said sale and order conveyance to be made to the purchaser in accordance with the statute in such cases. March 17, 1868.

James T. Coleman, Admr. J. D. LEDBETTER, decd.

 

State of Texas

County of Collin Personally appeared before me JAMES T. COLEMAN the within named Admr. and made oath that the within statement of sale of land is true to the best of my knowledge and belief this 23d day of March 1868.

S. Bowlby, Judge C. C.





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