Probate Minutes - Volume A-1


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Inventory and appraisement DAVID WYLIE, Dec.

 

Inventory and appraise bill of the property belonging to the Estate of DAVID WYLIE, Decd.

 

Article

Value $ cts.

Article

Value

234 acres land

1872.00

1 spinning wheel

2.00

1 horse

75.00

1 Reel

3.00

1 horse

70.00

Cooking untintials

(utensils)

25.00

1 horse

50.00

Account against John

Wylie

93.00

1 horse

30.00

 

 

1 mare & colt

50.00

 

 

1 mare

60.00

 

 

1 filly

40.00

 

 

1 yoke oxen

55.00

 

 

Stock Cattle

 

 

 

12 year old steer

5.00

 

 

3 yearlings

12.00

 

 

1 cow

10.00

 

 

1 cow & calf

12.00

 

 

1 cow & calf

13.00

 

 

1 waggon (wagon)

50.00

 

 

Half of reaper

50.00

 

 

22 head of stock hogs

40.00

 

 

4 plows

16.00

 

 

1 plow & stretchers

10.00

 

 

3 tonge (sic) plows

3.00

 

 

1 gun

10.00

 

 

1 clock

3.00

 

 

2 beds & bedding

100.00

 

 

9 chains

6.00

 

 

1 table

5.00

 

 

1 loom

8.00

 

 

Shoe tools & lasts

5.00

 

 

 

 

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

 

One given by Geo. W. Fitzhugh payable to MARY ANN WYLIE for Fifty Dollars dated 10th day of Sept. 1860 and due 25t December 1860. Credit 1st May 1861 25 dollars also a credit 14t April 1863 20 dollars in confederate money.

One order given by J. J. Dickson drawn on and accepted by J. O. Straughan for $200 dated Dec. 26t, 60 – Credits 18t Feby 1861 $10 22d March 1861 50- 2nd Jany 1862 55 40/100 5th Novr. 1867 10.00

One note given by J. M. Douthit payable to DAVID WYLIE dated November 20th 1862 due one day after date for $46 54cts.

 

John M. Kincade

E. D. Bomer Appraisers

David Linsey

 

Sworn to and subscribed before me this 1st day of June 1869.

 

G. W. Patterson, Clerk.

 

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The State of Texas Before me, G. W. Patterson, Clerk personally appeared J. N. WYLIE,

Collin County Admr. of the estate of DAVID WYLIE Decd. and made oath that the above inventory is a true list of all property belonging to the estate that has come to his knowledge.

J. N. Wylie

 

Sworn to and subscribed before me this 1st day of June 1869.

G. W. Patterson, Clerk

 

 

Estate of S. and ANN WALL, Decd.

 

To the Hon. the County Judge of Collin County

 

The undersigned admr. of the estate of SAMUEL & ANN WALL, Deceased, would beg leave to make the following report to wit. That in conformity to an order made by Honor’s Court at the November Term 1868 proceeded to sell said land to wit.

Eighty one acres of land out of a 640 acre survey in the name of J. H. Collins and more definitely described in said order. That said land was offered for sale at the door of the Court House in the town of McKinney to the highest bidder on a credit of 12 months. On the first Tuesday in May A. D. 1869 after being duly advertised as the law directed Two hundred & three dollars ($203) being the highest and best bid said tract of land was knocked off to Hosea Parvin at the said sum of Two Hundred & three dollars.

Your petitioner prays that said sale be confirmed and that deed may be ordered for said premises.

B. J. Naugle Admr. Estate of S. & A. Wall

 

Sworn to and subscribed before me this 29th day of May A. D. 1869.

G. W. Patterson, Clerk.

 

 

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Commissioners Report J. BATTERTON Estate

 

To the Hon. S. Bowlby Judge County Court of Collin County exercising Probate Jurisdiction.

The undersigned having been appointed at the March Term of your Court Commissioners to make partition and distribution of certain lands specified in the order to us directed between JONAS BATTERSON and the representatives of JAMES BATTERTON decd. to wit: SUSAN MARGARET, ELIZABETH ANN, RICHARD CHRISTOPHER AND JOSEPHINE BRITTEN would beg leave to make the following report. We find said land to be a part of the Headright survey of JOHN BATTERTON decd.

Situated on the waters of White’s Creek a tributary of East Fork of the Trinity River in Collin County and to contain in the aggregate 400 acres after a careful survey of said lands taking into consideration quality and quantity we proceeded to partition as follows:

To JONAS BATTERTON we set apart 200 acres of land valued at $690 and bounded as follows: Beginning at a post the N E corner of the headright survey of the Heirs of JOHN BATTERTON dec. Thence West (veriner of Compass set at 9º 30”) fifty chains to a post in prairie on the S b line of an 80 acre tract taken out of the aforesaid headright survey and conveyed to Jacob Alexander by Joseph Britten and wife Thence South 40 chains a post B T elm 15 makd X S 47º E 100 links Thence East at 10 chains the N W corner of a 160 acre tract taken out of the aforesaid headright survey now owned by Richard Britten continuing East in all fifty chains to a post the N E cor thereof and E B line of the aforesaid headright survey Thence North 40 chains to the place of beginning.

To SUSAN MARGARET, ELIZABETH ANN, RICHARD CHRISTROPHER and JOSEPHINE BRITTEN minor heirs and representatives of JAMES BATTERTON decd. 200 acres valued at $510 and bounded as follows: Beginning at the S E corner of the original survey Thence North 80 chains to a post an inner corner thereof Thence East 20 chains to the N W corner of the 200 acre tract set apart to JONAS BATTERSON Thence South 40 chinas to the S W corner thereof Thence East 10 chains to the N E corner of Richard Britten 160 acres B T elm mkd X N 17’ W 189 links Thence South 40 chains the S W corner thereof and S B line of original survey Thence West 30 chains to the place of beginning.

 

Recapitualtion

 

To JONAS BATTERTON 200 acres valued at

$690

Representatives of JAMES BATTERTON 200 acres

510

 

For a more full exhibit we refer you to accompanying plat mkd A all of which is respectfully submitted.

A. T. Robertson

A. C. White Coms.

W. R. Garnett

 

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[Plat “A” not included]

 

The State of Texas

Before me the undersigned authority personally appeared A. T.

Collin County

 

Robertson, A. C. White & W. R. Garnett Commissioners and made oath that the foregoing partition of estate of JAMES BATTERTON Decd. is true and correct as they verily believe.

 

Sworn to and subscribed before me this 31st day of May A. D. 1869.

 

G. W. Patterson, Clerk.

 

 

Inventory of Estate of PETER PULLIAM, Decd.

 

Inventory and appraisement of the Estate of PETER E. PULLIAM deceased situated in the State of Texas, Separate property to wit:

 

320 acres of land (in Grayson Co.)

$320.00

160 acres of land (in Collin Co.)

160.00

109 acres of land (in Collin Co.)

100.00

160 acres of land (in Lamar Co.)

160.00

16 acres of land (in Fannin Co.)

50.00

136 acres of land (in Dallas Co.)

150.00

53 acres of land (in Dallas Co.)

50.00

640 acres of land (in Wise Co.)

500.00

440 acres of land (in Wise Co.)

300.00

84 acres of land (in Hunt Co.)

252.00

10 acres of land (in Hunt Co.)

10.00

83 acres of land (in Hunt Co.)

83.00

73 acres of land (in Hunt Co.)

73.00

60 acres of land (in Hunt Co.)

60.00

31 acres of land (in Hunt Co.)

30.00

22 acres of land (in Hunt Co.)

22.00

19 acres of land (in Hunt Co.)

19.00

88 acres of land (in Hunt Co.)

88.00

93 acres of land (in Hunt Co.)

93.00

127 acres of land (in Hunt Co.)

127.00

an (sic) a variety store in McKinney

150.00

 

 

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The State of Texas We the undersigned duly appointed and lawfully authorized Appraisers

Collin County do hereby certify that as far as was produced to us by the administrator the above and foregoing is a full and correct inventory and appraisement of the estate both real and personal property [of] PETER E. PULLIAM Decd. to the best of our judgment and understanding. This 1st day of June A. D. 1869.

Geo. White

D. M. Hooker

A. L. Darnell

 

Sworn to and subscribed before me by said appraisers this 1st day of June A. D. 1869.

S. Bowlby, J. C. C.

 

The State of Texas

Collin County Before me, S. Bowlby, Co. Judge in and for said County personally come DAVID E. LONDON administrator of the estate of PETER E. PULLIAM Decd. who being duly sworn deposes and says that the above and foregoing is a full and complete inventory of the property and list of the claims of the estate aforesaid that have come to his knowledge.

There being no claims yet know to me.

 

David E. London

 

Estate of JOHN TATE deceased (Inventory)

 

Valuation of stock and all property belonging to the estate of JOHN TATE Deceased this June 2nd 1869. Homestead one hundred and sixty acres of land lying on Pilot Grove creek which is estimated at 2 dollars per acre making three hundred and twenty dollars. The foresaid place lying the N E. corner of Collin County also one hundred and sixty acres estimated at two dollar per acre which makes three hundred and twenty dollars. Also a summary claim. Improvements supposing to be worth five hundred dollars.

Twenty two heard (head?) of horses at (30) thirty dollars each making six hundred and sixty dollars. Also one horse (a stallion) at one hundred and fifty dollars. Forty head of stock cattle at four dollars per head amounting to one hundred and sixty dollars also fourteen head of beef cattle at five dollars per head amounting to one hundred and twenty six dollars:- four work oxen at fourty (forty) dollars per pair amounting to eighty dollars thirty head sheep at one dollar and fifty cents per head amounting to fourty (forty) dollars. The wagons (sic), plows and harness and such improvements were included with the simennary (?) place; a buggy at twenty five dollars.

 

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1st Valuation of household and kitchen furniture all included and consolidated and carried out one hundred and seventy five dollars. 2. Valuation of one half of partnership McCormick Keaper Seventy Five Dollars. 3. Valuation of thirteen stands of bees at thirteen dollars. 4. Valuation of property estimated at eighteen dollar ninety in number. 5th Valuation of pork killed three thousand bbs at five cts per bbs one hundred and sixty dollars. 6th Valuation of corn and oats three hundred bushels seventy five dollars. 7th Valuation of notes on hand one one (sic) thousand dollars. 8th Valuation of gold watch forty dollars. 9th Actual money on hand two hundred dollars in currency and one hundred and sixty dollars specie.

 

The State of Texas

I, CYNTHIA TATE executrix of JOHN TATE deceased do solemnly

Collin County

swear that the above inventory contains all the goods, chattels, moneys & effects of the estate of John Tate deceased of which I have any knowledge, so help me God.

 

Cyntha Tate (Mrs. Tate’s name)

 

Sworn to and subscribed before me this 2 day of June 1869.

Solomon Glenn, J. P.

 

The State of Texas We the undersigned appraisers appointed by the County Judge setting in

Collin County Probate do solemnly swear that the inventory and appraised above stated is a just and true inventory of all the property presented to us by the executrix of said estate.

Wm. Browning

B. M. Hampton

H. J. Norwood Appraisers

 

Sworn to and subscribed before me this 2 day of June 1869.

Soloman Glenn, J. P.

 

 

Estate of Mrs. M. B. GRAHAM, Dec.

 

State of Texas June 29 – 1869. We the undersigned appraisers have this day appraised

County of Collin the property belonging to the Estate of Mrs. M. B. GRAHAM dec. one tract of land on which the family resided 160 acres 6 per acre 264 acres one tract in Denton

County timber 20

acres

960.00

60 head of stock cattle $7.00 head

$420.00

$5 per on Do (Ditto)

10 acres timber

100.00

5 head horses --$50

250.00

on Strarts Creek

100.00

The rite (sic) of the

Stock of cattle & 5 head of horses

doubtful

 

One Mair (Mare?)

Valued at $60.00

60.00

 

 

One wagon do

(ditto)

65.00

 

 

One bee hive do

(ditto)

2.50

 

 

One grindstone

3.00

 

 

4 plows

12.00

 

 

2 pair gear

5.00

 

 

 

Moses Moore

F. M. Dunaway

John Cogner

J. T. Huffman

 

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Personal Property

 

11 head of pony stock horses mares

605.00

1 ordinary wagon

100.00

10 head of stock cattle 5 head of stock hogs

$50.00

2 beds 2 bedsteads 14 quilts 8 pillows

5 pictures

50.00

4 __ll 1 clock one large looking glass

5 pictures?

12.00

5 chairs 1 set of cooking utensils

13.00

2 plows

12.00

 

Whereupon the said Harper asks that appraisers be appointed to determine the value of the above property as the law directs, all of which is respectfully submitted. May 11th, 1869.

 

R. R. Harper

Appraisers Sam King

Jno. D. Bedingfield

 

 

State of Texas

Before me the undersigned authority personally appeared R. R. Harper and

Collin County

made oath that the aforesaid inventory is a true inventory of the property & effects of himself and his deceased wife LOUISE HARPER as he verily believes.

Sworn to and subscribed before me this

 

G. W. Patterson, Clerk.

 

The State of Texas

Collin County Personally came before me the undersigned authority Sam King & Jno. D. Beddingfield appraisers aforesaid and made oath that the foregoing appraisement is a just & true.

Sworn to and subscribed before me this 24 day of July 1869.

G. W. Patterson, Clerk.

 

 

 

The State of Texas We the undersigned appraisers appointed by the County Court [to]

Collin County appraise the property and effects of MATHEW PORTMAN deceased beg leave to make the following report to wit:

 

2 notes sixty dollars each against GEORGE

PORTMAN dated August 5, 1860 being lien

on certain land in Grayson Co.

$120.00 with legal interest

 

E. P. Vandaman

Jos. H. Baker

 

Sworn to and subscribed before me this 26 day of July 1869.

G. W. Patterson, Clerk.

 

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The State of Texas Before me personally appeared W. PORTMAN adm. of MARTHA (sic)

Collin County PORTMAN and made oath that the above inventory is all the property that has come into his hands as admins.

W. Portman, Admr.

 

Sworn to and subscribed before me this 26 day of July 1869.

 

 

 

Estate of JAMES E. BRYANT, Dec.

Report of sale of property belonging to the estate of the Minor Heirs of

JAMES E. BRYANT, Decd.

 

To the County Court pertaining to Estates:

The undersigned guardian of the estate of the minor Heirs of JAMES E. BRYANT and would be leave to report that they have sold the following described property to the highest bidder on the 25 day of June A. D. 1869 on a credit of 12 months for U. S. currency.

 

John Duff

Six head of Horses

$228.50/100

S. J. Duff

1 head of Horses

65.00

W. C. Stanford

3 head of Horses

93.50

S. J. Hamice

4 head of Horses

100.00

G. W. Pickett

2 head of Horses

66.00

J. S. Pickett

2 head of Horses

23.00

J. D. Bedingfield

2 head of Horses

77.00

E. J. White

2 head of Horses

102.00

R. D. McLevey

6 head of Horses

275.00

J. E. Sherwood

3 head of Horses

181.00

E. N. Butler

2 head of Horses

181.00

W. H. McDowell

1 head of Horses

77.00

T. S. Cooper

2 head of Horses

23.00

W. C. Vernon

1 head of Horses

60.00

S. Beck

1 head of Horses

23.00

Tom Stanford

2 head of Horses

105.00

J. E. Taylor

1 head of Horses

61.50

R. C. Hill

2 head of Horses

87.00

W. M Thompson

1 head of Horses

71.00

W. M. Arnold

5 head of Horses

146.00

W. S. Pew

1 head of Horses

33.00

P. Bevmonte

1 head of Horses

101.00

J. H. Patton

3 head of Horses

132.00

J. H. Fletcher

1 head of Horses

45.00

J. C. Ballew

2 head of Horses

82.00

J. W. Spadiols

7 head of Horses

184.00

R. L. White

2 head of Horses

77.00

R. H. Hale

2 head of Horses

105.00

R. H. Neal

2 head of Horses

68.00

 

 

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W. Brickway

1 head of Horses

$121.00

J. M. Havens

1 head of Horses

55.00

W. L. Mayfield

7 head of Horses

91.50

A. B. Boyd

1 head of Horses

121.00

A. McLenis

1 head of Horses

75.00

S. Burnett

3 head of Horses

241.00

W. S. Harris

2 head of Horses

135.00

Jno. W. Touman

1 head of Horses

80.00

Wm. Thompson

1 head of Horses

93.00

B. A. Bemford

2 head of Horses

50.00

M. C. Robberson (Robertson?)

4 head of Horses

104.00

M. M. Boyd

3 head of Horses

166.80

J. H. White

2 head of Horses

70.00

J. F. Boyd

2 head of Horses

37.00

James Harris

11 head of Horses

322.00

J. Franklin

1 head of Horses

20.00

T. P. Yeager

3 head of Horses

100.00

 

 

The State of Texas Before me the undersigned authority personally appeared D. M. Marshall

Collin County one of the guardians of the Minor heirs of JAMES E. BRYANT Dec. and made oath that the above is a full and true return of the sale of stock belonging to said heirs as sold by him.

D. M. Waddill

 

Sworn to and subscribed before me this 26 day of July 1869.

G. M. Patterson, Clerk.

 

 

Community Estate of Wm. DRAPER & his deceased wife.

 

The State of Texas We the undersigned duly appointed by the Probate Court of Collin

Collin County County to make inventory and appraisement of the property & effects of MRS. DRAPER and her husband Wm. DRAPER do make the following return to wit. One tract of land out of the John A. Taylor survey of 40 acres more or less $200. 53 acres out of the Robert Sloan Assignee of Samuel Sloan $ a. 66.00

$146.00

 

The State of Texas

Collin County We the undersigned appointed to appraise the property and effects of WILLIAM DRAPER and his deceased wife do solemnly swear that the above is a true inventory & appraisement of said community property that has come to our knowing as we verily believe.

 

James B. Thomas

J. W. Franklin

 

Sworn to and subscribed before me this 16 day of August A. D. 1869.

Geo. W. Patterson, Clerk.

 

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March 5th, 1869.

 

I M. F. WEAR (sic) considering the uncertainty of this moral life and being of sound mind and memory do make and publish this my last will and testament in manner and form following.

First I give and bequeath unto my beloved wife J. V. WEAR one third of my real estate. I give and bequeath to my eldest son JOHN WILLIAM WEAR one third of my personal property and real estate. I give and bequeath to my youngest son NETER KHEO WEAR one third of my real estate [and] personal property and I further will that the property be kept together so long as the family remain together. Should the family be separated it is my wish and will that the real estate and personal property be sold for the money and each have their proportional part as stated above. It is my wish and will that Beverly T. Rogers be the executor for my family it is my wish and will that the Court have no further business than to probate and record.

H. F. Wear (sic)

Witness G. M. Wear

W. H. Sherwood

 

The State of Texas

Collin County Now on this day personally appeared W. H. Sherwood in Open Court and takes the following oath to wit. I, W. H. Sherwood, do solemnly swear that I am over the age of 14 years and was at the time of signing the foregoing will and testament of F. H. WEAR (sic) as a witness and that the said F. H. WEAR acknowledged that it contained his last will and testament and called upon me the said W. H. Sherwood & GEORGE M. WEAR to sign the same as witness.

Wm. H. Sherwood

 

Sworn to and subscribed before me in open Court this 30 day of August 1869.

G. W. Patterson, Clerk.

 

To the Hon., the County of Collin County for Probate business.

The undersigned Exe. of the last will and testament of H. F. WEAR deceased would ask the Court that notice may be given by the Clerk and that the will of said deceased may be admitted to probate at McKinney on the last Monday in July.

R. L. Rogers

 

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LUKE & NANCY GEORGE, Dec. Partition

 

To the Honorable County Court of Collin County exercising probate Jurisdiction.

The undersigned having been appointed commissioners at the June Term of the County Court to make partition and distribution of the estate of LUKE & NANCY GEORGE dec. would beg leave to report as follows.

 

To C. T. GEORGE

 

We set apart prairie lot No. 6 containing 17.69 acres and timber lot No. 3 containing 18.91 acres valued at $328.00 and $108.00 in personal property. Prairie Lot No. 6 is a part of the 573 acre survey of Wm. Rice. Beginning at a post on the S B line of said Rice 205 chains East from the S W corner thereof Thence East 12.29 chains to a post on said S B line Thence North 14.40 chains a post Thence West 12.29 chains a post Thence South 14.40 chains to the place of beginning. Timber Lot No. 3 is bounded as follows Beginning at a post 45 links north from the NE corner of prairie Lot No. 2 Thence East 32.38 chains to a post on the N B line of the aforesaid Rice and N E corner of timber lot No. 2 Thence S 2 W 5.85 chains a post Thence West 32 chains 16 links a post the N W corner of timber lot No. 2 Thence North 5.85 chains to the place of beginning.

 

Personal Property as follows

One yoke of oxen valued at

$50.00

Loom

10.00

Table

5.00

Lot No. 1 stock cattle

15.00

One Poney (pony)

15.00

One Shot Gun

8.00

One Wash Kettle

5.00

 

$108.00

 

 

To MARY GEORGE

 

We set apart prairie Lot No. 1 and timber Lot No. 1 valued at $328.00 and $108.00 in personal property.

Prairie Lot No. 1 containing 17.35 acres is a part of the 573 acre survey of Wm. Rice and bounded as follows. Beginning at a post the S. E. corner of Prairie lot No. 6 Thence East 12.05 chains a post of S. B. Line of said Rice Thence South 14.40 chains a post Thence West 12.05 chains a post Thence South 14.40 chains to the place of beginning. Timber Lot No. 1 contains 15.48 acres is a part of the aforesaid Rice and bounded as follows. Beginning at a post the S E corner of prairie Lot No. 1 Thence East 10 chains to the center of Cold Springs branch in worthings (meanderings?) 14.40 chains Thence West to the N E corner of prairie lot No. 1 Thence South 14.40 chains to the place of beginning.

 

 

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32.38 (?) chains to the place of beginning.

 

Personal property as follows.

 

Lots No. 4 & 5 stock cattle

$30.00

Turning plow 3d choice

6.00

Shovel plow 1st choice

2.00

Plow Gears 3rd choice

2.00

Breeching harness

2.00

Cedar Bucket

1.00

Churn

1.50

Bed & bedstead 1st choice

33.00

1 Chair

1.00

Candle Moles (molds) $1.00 Meal sack $1.00

2.00

Balance (balance) of castings

4.50

Queens Ware

4.00

Trunk

2.00

 

91.00

 

 

To THOMAS GEORGE

 

We set apart prairie lot No. 5 containing 17.35 acres and timbered lot No. 6 containing 19.18 acres valued at $345.00 and personal property valued at 91. Prairie Lot No. 5 contains 14.40 acres. Taulton Cummins and 2.95 acres of Wm. Rice and is bounded as follows Beginning at a post 10 chains West of the S E corner of said Cummins Thence North 14.40 chains to a post Thence East 12.05 chains to a post the N W corner of Lot No. 6 Thence South 14.40 chains to a post the S B line of Wm. Rice and S W corner of Lot No. 6 thence Wet 12.05 chains to the place of beginning. Timber Lot No. 6 contains 19.18 acres and is bounded as follows. Beginning at a post the N E corner of a 40 acre tract conveyed to Wm. Horn by LUKE GEORGE Thence East 33.04 links to a post the N E corner of the Wm. Rice Survey Then S 2º W 5.85 chains a post to a post the N E corner of Lot No. 5 Thence West 32 chains and 82 links to the N W corner of No. 5 Thence North 5.85 chains to the place of beginning.

 

Personal property as follows.

 

Stock cattle No. 5 & 6 valued at

$30.00

Bed bedstead and bedding 2 choice

33.00

2 turning plows

12.00

1 shovel plow

2.00

1 sett (set) plow gears

2.00

1 churn 25 3 buckets 50 half bushel 50-

1.25

3 hoes

1.50

2 single trees

3.00

1 log chain

2.00

1 pitch fork

1.00

Saw & auger

1.50

1 lard stand

1.00

1 tea kettle

1.00

 

91.25

 

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To PERMELIA WEAVER

 

We set apart prairie lot No. 2 with buildings containing 17.35 acres and timber lot No. 2 containing 17.35 acres valued at $40 30 (?). Advancement $33.00. Prairie Lot No. 2 a part of the Wm. Rice survey and is bounded as follows. Beginning at a post the S E corner of a 40 acre tract conveyed to Wm. Horn by LUKE GEORGE and wife Thence West 12.05 chains the N E corner of Lot No. 3 Thence South 14.40 chains the N W corner of No. 1 Thence East 12.05 chains the N E corner of Lot No. 1 Thence North 14.40 chains to the place of beginning. Timber Lot No. 2 containing 17.35 acres and is bounded as follows to wit: Beginning at a post the S E corner of prairie Lot No. 2 Thence East to the center of Cold Spring Branch Thence North down the center of said branch to the N W corner of Fosters 9 ½ acre tract Thence East 19.20 chains to the E B line of the aforesaid Rice and N E corner of Hening tract Thence North 3 chains and 43 links the S E corner of timber lot No. 3 Thence West 32.15 chains to a post on E B line of prairie lot No. 2 Thence South 9 chains to the place of beginning.

 

To E. J. CARRUTH

 

We set apart her entire one seventh in personal property as follows.

 

One wagon valued at

$50.00

Iron Gray mare valued at

70.00

Sorrel mare & colt

60.00

Bay horse

50.00

Yellow horse

55.00

Gray Mare

65.00

Hogs

3.50

Wheel

5.00

Advancement

48.00

 

$436.00

 

For further particulars in reference to subdivisions of Real Estate see accompanying plat marked B [not included here] all of which is respectfully submitted.

 

G. W. Kerr

W. H. Horn

A. T. Robertson

 

Sworn to before me this 30th day of August A. D. 1869.

S. Bowlby, J. C. C.

 

Page 602

 

Estate of P. H. MULL, Dec. Inventory

 

Inventory and appraisement of the Estate of P. H. MULL deceased made by the undersigned appraisers appointed by the Hon. County Court of Collin County pertaining to estates this 30t day of August 1869.

Property

Valuation

Block No. in the town of McKinney which is

the homestead

$1000.00

1 toll bridge ½ half interest

300.00

1 sett (set) carpenter’s tools

60.00

2 bed steads & two feather beds & the

furniture

40.00

1 lounge

2.50

1 brass clock

5.00

Table ware & safe

8.50

3 trunks

3.50

1 parlor stand

2.50

1 looking glass

1.00

Tine ware stone ware & wash stand

1.00

1 wooden bucket

.25

1 glass lamp

1.00

Family Bible

1.50

1 Arm Chair

.50

6 common chairs

2.00

1 grind stone

.25

Wagon harness

5.00

9 hogs

13.00

 

91.25

 

Page 603

 

Buford Henry

T. L. Rudolph

James Faris

 

The State of Texas

Collin County Before me personally appeared the above named appraisers and made oath that the above inventory & appraisement is true & just of all property presented to them for appraisement.

G. W. Patterson, Clerk.

 

The State of Texas

Collin County Before me personally appeared Joel Blakeman administrator of P. H. MULL deceased and made oath that the foregoing contains a full account of all the property with has come into my hands.

G. W. Patterson, Clerk.

 

 

Estate of Wm. C. FOSTER, Decd.

 

To the Hon. S. Bowlby, County Judge of Collin Co., Texas.

We the undersigned beg leave to submit the following inventory & appraisement of the Community property belonging to the estate [of] W. C. FOSTER deceased to wit:

 

One white horse

Valued at seventy five

dollars

75.00

1 red cow and calf

light

8.00

One black mare at

sixty dollars

60.00

2 year old heifer

four each

8.00

One roan horse at

forty five

45.00

1 lot of old wagon

irons

15.00

Bay mare horse at

seventy two & 50

72.50

 

$856.50

Sorrel white face

sixty five

65.00

 

 

Brown horse colt

thirty dollars

30.00

 

 

 

Bay mare colt at

forty five dollars

45.00

 

 

Chestnut sorrel mare

& colt seventy

70.00

 

 

Bay colt twenty

20.00

 

 

Bay horse forty five

45.00

 

 

Sorrel mare & colt

seventy

70.00

 

 

Sorrel mare white

face sixty five

65.00

 

 

Brown mare at

sixty five

65.00

 

 

Sorrel colt twenty

20.00

 

 

Black cow & calf Ten

10.00

 

 

Brindle cow & calf Ten

10.00

 

 

2 red cows & calves

Ten each

20.00

 

 

1 brindle 2 years old

steer seven & ½

7.50

 

 

1 black 2 years old

steer seven & 1/2

7.50

 

 

4 year old heifer five

20.00

 

 

1 yellow brindle cow

& calf eight

8.00

 

 

 

 

The State of Texas

Collin County We, W. S. Harris & D. L. Wilcoxon (Wilcoxson?) solemnly swear that the above is a full inventory with a fair valuation of the property shown us by JOHN HAVENS belonging to the estate of WM. C. FOSTER deceased.

W. S. Harris (seal)

D. L. Wilcoxon (seal)

Jacob Moore (seal)

 

Sworn to & subscribed before me on this the 28t day of August 1869.

P. T. Hinton, J. P.

 

Commissioners fees $2.00 each 4.00

Justice fees species .50

4.50

 

Paid by John Havens

 

Page 604

 

In addition to the foregoing list of personal property we also proceeded to value the following described lands belonging to said estate said land described as follows to wit. Beginning at Thomas H. Dale’s North East corner an elm marked (?) for corner Thence North 267 7/10 varas intersecting the South line of P. Stepp’s Survey a post and mound Thence West 659 3/10 varas the S West corner of said survey a post and mound Thence North with the W line of same 623 21/10 varas a post and mound Thence West 997 varas through brush & prairie to creek 1407 7/10 varas a wild china md H and a haw bush md X corner tree Thence South 891 varas a post in prairie Thence East 1097 varas to the place of beginning. Said land situated in Hunt County on the waters of Cow Leach fork of Sabine River containing two hundred and fifty three 45/100 acres, also 22 acres of land situated in the same County on the waters of Cow Leach fork of Sabine River being part of a survey located by virtue of the Head right certificate issued to the Heirs of Phebe Stepp and abounded as follows towit Beginning at the South West corner of said survey Thence East 237 1/10 varas to a stake Thence North 522 7/10 varas to a stake Thence West 237 6/10 varas to a stake Thence South 522 45/100 varas to the place of beginning. The said 275 45/100 acres of land we value to be worth 5 dollars per acres which in round numbers make $1377.00

W. H Harris (seal)

D. L. Wilcoxson (seal)

Jacob Moore (Seal)

 

Sworn to and subscribed before me this the 29 day of Sept. 1869.

P.T. Hinton, J. Peace C. C. Precinct No. 8

 

The State of Texas

Collin County I, John Havens do hereby certify that the above inventory contains all the property belonging to the Community property of the late WILLIAM FOSTER deceased and his surviving wife, RECBECCA, except the undivided ½ of 20 acres of land & which is timbered belonging to the late WILLIAM FOSTER decd. and J. R. FOSTER which was forgotten in the inventory.

John Havens

Sworn to and subscribed before me this 29 day of September 1879.

G. W/ Patterson

 

 

Page 605

 

Partition of Estate of W. E. FOSTER, Dec.

Farmersville, Collin County, Texas, Sept. 29t, 1869

 

To the Honorable S. Bowlby, Judge of the Probate Court of Collin County.

We the undersigned commissioners being appointed at the August Term of Probate court of Collin County to make distribution of the personal property belonging to the Estate of WILLIAM FOSTER, Dec. between his late widow REBECCA HAVENS and his four minor heirs to wit:

To REBECCA HAVENS, late Widow

 

1 white horse valued at

$75.00

1 roan horse valued at

45.00

1 bay mare

72.50

1 sorrel white faced mare 8 year old

65.00

1 bay mare & colt

45.00

1 brown horse colt

30.00

1 brindle steer

7.50

1 black cow & calf

10.00

1 brindle cow & calf

10.00

1 lot wagon irons

15.00

4 1 year old heifers $5

20.00

 

$394.50

 

 

To the Minor Heirs

 

1 black mare

60.00

1 chestnut sorrel mare & colt

65.00

1 bay colt

20.00

1 bay horse

45.00

1 sorrel white face mare 9 yr old

65.00

1 sorrel colt

20.00

1 brown mare

65.00

2 red cows 7 calves

20.00

1 yellow brindle cow & calf

8.00

1 black 2 year old steer

7.50

2 1 year old heifer 4.00 each

8.00

1 red cow & calf

8.00

 

$391.50

 

The foregoing distribution being respectfully submitted.

W. S. Harris I

D. L. Wilcoxson I Commissioners

Jacob Moore I

 

D. D. Graham, Guardian ad Litem for Minors.

Sworn to and subscribed before me on this 29t day of Sept. A. D. 1869.

P. T. Hinton, J. P.

 

Page 606

 

Community property of the estate of JESSE ADAMSON & wife.

 

A list of the Community property of the estate of JESSE ADAMSON and PRECILLA (sic) ADAMSON, his surviving wife.

(160) One hundred and sixty acres of land on his own preemption headright valued at three dollars fifty cents per acre.

10 66/100 acres of land out of the headright survey of John White valued at two dollars per acre.

One mare valued at sixty dollars.

We the undersigned appraisers do hereby certify that the above is a true inventory and appraisement of the Community estate of PRECELLA (sic) ADAMSON & her deceased husband.

B. J. Naugle

Eli Adamson

J. E. Carruth

 

Sworn to and subscribed before me this 27th day of September 1869.

G. W. Patterson, Clerk.

 

The State of Texas

Collin County Before me personally appeared PRESILLA (sic) ADAMSON surviving wife of JESSE ADAMSON, Decd. and made oath that the above inventory contains all the property belonging to herself and her deceased husband at the time of his death.

 

her Prissella X Adamson

mark

 

Sworn to and subscribed before me this 27t day of September A. D. 1869.

G. W. Patterson, Clerk.

 

 

Will of K. F. ROMMELLEE, Dec.

 

The State of Texas In the name of God, Amen. Knowing the certainty of death and the

Collin County uncertainty of life and feeling a desire to leave my business and property in a condition to be controlled, I, K. F. ROEMMELLE, being of sound mind and disposing memory do make and publish this my last will and testament revoking all others.

First After my death I desire that my mortal remains shall be decently buried (sic) and that the burial expenses be paid out of my estate.

Second it is my desire that all of my debts if any may exist against me at my death shall be punctually paid by my executors.

Third after the payments of all debts that my exist against me at my death I bequeath to my beloved wife AMELIE ROEMMELLE all of my property real personal and mixed of which I may be possessed or entitled to at my death to be by her held, used and enjoyed and disposed of in her own right without limitation or restriction.

 

Page 606

 

Fourth It is my desire that no action should be had upon y estate in the probate Court except the probating and registration of this y will and the return of an inventory and appraisement of the property of my estate.

Fifth Reposing special trust and confidence in the integrity of my friends WILLIAM MORORSKI and WILSON H. ANDREWS I hereby nominate and appoint them the executors of this my last will and testament to settle and administer my estate in accordance with the provisions hereof.

 

Witness my hand this 18th day of December A. D. One Thousand Eight Hundred and sixty five.

 

(Signed) K. F. Roemmelle

In presence of

Tom Brown &

Witnesses

Wm. Walker

 

 

The State of Texas

In Probate Court September Term 1869

Collin County

This day personally came in open Court THOMAS J. BROWN who being duly sworn says that he was at the time of signing the foregoing and attached will of K. F. ROEMMELLE over fourteen years old and that K. F. ROEMMELLE signed the foregoing last will in my presence and in the presence of WM. WALKER and that said K. F. ROEMMELLE acknowledged that he signed the same as his last will and testament and that I said BROWN and the said WM. WALKER signed the same as witnesses at the request of said K. F. ROEMMELLE.

 

Thomas J. Brown

 

Sworn to and subscribed before me this 27t day of September 1869.

G. W. Patterson

 

Page 608

 

Inventory and appraisement K. F. ROEMELLE Dec.

 

Inventory and appraisement of the Estate of K. F. ROEMELLE, Dec. Community property of the deceased and his surviving wife.

 

3 large clocks a $7.00

$21.00

10 yds. drilling

(colored) 15c

2.40

4 small clocks a 2.00

8.00

16 gross buttons 11c

1.60

9 bunches matches a

.05

.45

8 bunches beads

.08c

.64

4 fancy shirts a 50c

2.00

55 prs men’s shoe

$1.00

55.00

2 neck stocks a 10c

4 shts. a 40

1.80

13 prs. woman’s

shoes 50c

6.50

9 prs half hoes a 25c

2.25

4 miniature mirrors

10c

.40

14 straw hats 10c

1.40

1 miniature mirror

.50

20 yds blod dem 10c

2.00

½ doz. plates 15c

.90

3 yd barred muslin

16 2/3

.50

50 slate pencils .01

.50

15 tuck combs .05

.75

2 pr boots 2.00

4.00

10 sheets wadding

2 ½

.25

Amt brought ford.

187.14

3 yds cambric .07

.21

12 sand boxes

.50

33 worsted stripes

15c

4.95

3 match safes 15c

.45

1 Federal coat

1.00

2 meal sieves 25

6.00

1 lot knitting pins

.75

8 wash boards 33

2.64

1 box buttons

.75

1 pack. Pat. med

1.00

1 lot circle combs

.70

1 lot medicines

25.00

1 lot paper

1.40

1 lot school books

4.00

32 yds. Indian head

dom

3.84

11 small pitchers

1.10

6 yds gingham 10c

.60

2 lard cans 5

1.00

5 yds cotton stripes

10

.50

11 kegs blasting

powder 2.50

27.50

90 yds prints 10

9.00

3 pr scissors

.75

50 yds dom

6.00

3 balls candle sticks

10c

.20

66 yds prints 12c

6.66

3 balls candle wick

8 1/3

.25

Amt carried forward

76.70

2 large bottles pepper

sauce

.50

8 pr pants a .75

6.00

1 doz bottles common

syrup 25c

3.00

7 wool hats a 75

5.25

16 bottles brandy/

cherries & peaches

50c

8.00

15 cotton hkfs 8c

1.20

34 boxes axle grease

25c

8.50

6 palm fans 3 1/3c

.50

77 bottles ale &

porter 25c

19.25

6 wool hats 75

4.50

5 wash pans 30c

1.50

4 plush hats 1.00

4.00

5 coffee pots 25c

1.25

3 wool hats 50c

1.50

2 bake pans 25c

.50

26 sacks 12c

3.12

1 ½ gal cup 20c

.20

5 summer coats 75c

3.75

2 umbrellas 75

1.50

2 wool hats 50

1.00

4 cans white lead

2.50

10.00

½ gross lead pencils

75

.75

6 glass cruets .05

.30

½ gross hooks & eyes

.25

½ real wrapping paper

.50

½ gross flax thread

.75

1 powder can

1.00

2 doz. spool thread

1.00

2 bung augurs 5

1.00

½ doz flax thread

.75

Amt ford.

$314.53

½ doz. dolls 10c

1.80

1 egg float

.30

½ gross agate buttons

.35

½ ream sand paper

1.00

6 bunches coat

bindings .08

.48

3 boxes table salt 25

.75

12 brunches hair pins

.05

.60

7 bus. green apples

1.00

7.00

1 lot thimbles

.25

 

 

¼ box 10 x 12 glass

1.00

40 lbs. star candles

20c

8.00

¼ box 8 x 10 glass

1.00

19” roll ginger 18

3.42

30 lbs. starch 15c

4.50

30” maple sugar 22 1/3

5.00

¼ gross bottle corks

 

20” snapping kisses

20

4.00

12’ alum 7-

.85

20” snapping kisses

20

4.00

10 water buckets 25c

2.25

13’ stick candy

2.50

10 axes a 1.25

12.50

Amt forwd

543.36

4 lb spice 25c

1.00

8” ground alum 10c

.80

½ box 10 x 12

2.00

2 boxes herring

2.00

12’ tallow 05c

.60

2 six shooters

3.00

2 doz cove oysters 2” cans 15c

3.60

20 rock candy 25

5.00

2 doz cove oysters 1

can 12 1/2

3.00

5” madde 15

.75

4 gal linseed oil

5.00

1 case ¼ box

sardines

15.00

1 gal kerocine

(kerosene)

.50

32” Epsom Salts

3.20

5 gal sorghum 50c

2.50

1 Five shooter

2.00

25 gal molasses 50c

12.50

2 gross common

pipes

3.00

¼ bus peas 50c

.50

15 gall common

whiskey

15.00

100 rosin 10c

10.00

1 box raisins

4.00

30 lbs paper tobacco

25

7.50

100 lb soda

11.00

2 boxes herring 100

2.00

200 lb coffee 20

40.00

1 ream wrapping

paper

1.25

½ bu. onions

.50

5 prs misses shoes

80c

2.50

175 lbs chewing

tobacco 30

52.50

12 lbs flower sulphur

15

1.80

150 lbs twist 18

27.00

2 shots guns 1.25

2.50

1 lot writing paper

2.00

Amt Forwd

$404.42

9 whet stones 10

.90

8 paste boards

.40

138 gr chisels a 7c

per gr

9.66

1 ¼ kit mackerel

3.00

63 gr augurs a 7c

per gr

4.41

70 lbs castings 10c

7.00

1 tape line

.50

2 cotton baskets 50c

1.00

10 doz butt hinges

10.00

2 tobacco cutters 50c

1.00

1 coapes shave

.25

11 bolts wall paper

10c

1.10

½ doz winder bolts

1.80

1 monkey wrench

.75

1 doz screw pulley

.75

1 foot tub

.50

2 gross awls

1.50

1 gross empty bottles

10.00

3 screws

2.25

5” roll sulphur 10c

.50

1 lot saddlers tacks

1.25

3 lb blk tea 50c

1.50

100 lbs shot

12.50

5 lb green tea 1.00

5.00

½ doz till locks 15c

.90

250 lb brown sugar

13

32.50

3 bridle bits

.45

21 gall Robinson Co.

whiskey 1.10

23.10

12 doz peuter

(pewter?) faucets

a 30

3.60

2 ½ gal spts

terpentine 2.50

3.75

½ gross saddle rings

.50

12 gal stone ware 18c

2.16

17 lbs bar lead 10

1.70

40” copperas 5c

2.00

2 gross bridle buckles

1.00

2.00

½ bus onions 1.00

.50

1 doz cork screws 20c

2.40

7” sulphur 13

.91

2 doz till locks 15

3.62

1 box soda crackers

3.00

1 lot saddlers nails 15

.75

25” pepper 35

8.75

3 pr Mexican spurs

50c

1.50

1 gross common

phials

.50

½ doz dragoon bits

3.00

1 box soda crackers

3.00

1 doz pocket knives

2.60 (?)

 

Page 610

 

1 doz pocket knives

2.50

Friction matches

1.00

5 doz pocket knives

40c

2.00

2 doz iron sirrups

(stirrups?)

3.60

1 lot coffin screws

.50

5 bunches bailing

twine

1.50

1 gimblet

.50

923 lbs nails

69.38

1 gimblet tin spoons

.25

192 lbs rope

34.56

1 gimblet brass

hinges

1.00

600 lick salt

15.00

2 brass bits 15

.30

3 sacks liverpool

18.00

50 paper tacks 3c

1.50

1 ½ doz axe halves

1.08

2000 percussion caps

pistol hooks

3.00

2 saddle trees

5.00

1 lot fish

1.00

1 side leather

1.00

4 brier root pipes 15

.60

2 Frows

1.50

3 curry combs 30c

.90

2 pr large hinges

1.50

½ doz concentrated

lye 25c

1.50

1 lot old iron

1.00

2 saddles 15c

.30

2 pair counter scales

10.00

4 tin peper (pepper?)

boxes 5

.20

26 galls bourbon

whiskey

35.10

2 hod cutters

.30

1 doz wooden stirrips

(stirrups?)

3.60

1 nutmeg grater

.10

1 saddle tree

2.50

4 tin dippers

.50

½ doz hatchets &

hammers

1.80

41 2” cove oysters

 

½ doz chairs

4.50

9 1” cove oysters

 

¼ doz brooms

.45

30 cans fresh

peaches 30c

9.00

1 crout (cruet?) stand

1.00

3 cans pine apples 25

.75

4 frying pans

1.00

10 bottles port wine

40c

4.00

1 sett (set) old

carriage springs

2.50

5 bottles Hosteller 65

3.25

1 large scale

(platform)

15.00

3 bottles Porter

.75

1 lot dress buttons

1.50

1 doz pocket combs

1.00

¾ doz diaper pins

.45

1000 G D caps

1.00

1 lot watch keys

1.00

1 lot musket caps

1.00

1 doz paper cutters

.48

10 memoranden

(memorandum) books

15

1.50

10 spectacles

1.25

15 boxes blacking

1.20

200 stamped

6.00

7 black brushes

.56

2 show cases &

contents

50.00

2 doz claret wine 30c

8.20

100 lbs soda

11.00

100 cigars

1.00

 

 

1/2 doz shaving

brushes

.50

Lot No. (150) in Block

25 E. C. Clarkson to

K. F. Roemmele

150.00

1 pistol and case

6.00

P. Roemmele to K. T.

Roemmelee One acre

of land

75.00

3 papers stove polish

.25

216 acres of land

deeded by Jas. S.

Robinson to K. F. Roemmele

825.00

2 doz razors

3.60

Block No. (48) R. H.

Karlling to K. F.

Rommelle for Western

Half

70.00

17 papers smoking

tobacco

1.36

John Nelson & wife to

K. F. Roemelle

2500.00

5 table knives

.60

J. S. & E. J. Robinson

For 235 acres of land

1250.00

5 spring tops

.75

R. L. Waddill for

Western part of Block

No. 48

70.00

1 qr letter paper

1.00

 

 

4 papers ground

ginger

.28

 

 

½ doz nutmeg

graters

.60

 

 

1 lot fish line

2.00

 

 

10 glass jars

2.50

 

 

11 doz phials

assorted

4.00

 

 

4 lbs indigo

3.00

 

 

5” allen (?) 20c

1.00

 

 





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