Probate Minutes - Volume A-1


Page 611

 

R. M. Board for Block No. 47

100.00

Decree of Court for Lot No. 53 Block No. 7

175.00

J. C. Johnson for one acre of land to K. F.

Roemmelle

100.00

Mary Stanford to K. F. Roemmelle for 85/100

acres land

85.00

John Purcell for 5 acres of land valued at

$150.00

Robinson to Roemmelle 107 acres of land

valued at

$600.00

 

Household and Kitchen furniture &c

 

2 hogs $2.00 3 beds & bedding $45.00

47.00

7 head cattle $5.00

35.00

3 bed steads $5.00

15.00

4 tables $2.50

10.00

½ chairs 1.00

6.00

1 ward robe

10.00

1 cook stove & implements

10.00

2 ward robes 5

10.00

1 horse poney (pony)

20.00

Jars crocks &c

10.00

$50 in currency in my hand

50.00

 

 

Schedule of Claims due and owning to the Estate of K. F. ROEMMELLE late of Collin County, Texas, deceased.

 

Community Property

 

An account on G. M. Watts

$.95

An account on F. Millican

7.80

An account on J. Davis

1.60

An account on D. Rosen

.25

An account on C. Roberts

.45

An account on Paul Hasley

5.20

An account on J. Scalf

2.60

An account on Stiff & Swann

2.10

An account on G. Portman

.75

An account on Thos. Hale

1.95

An account on Jeff

68.40

An account on Nelson Bell

.55

An account on J. Cooper

1.90

An account on Charles Henry

2.40

An account on Housewright

1.50

An account on Alex Thompson

1.80

An account on F. Hatcher

1.20

An account on G. H. Pegues

1.35

An account on Lewis

3.60

An account on Millican

2.00

An account on M. Martin

.35

An account on M. Turnbill

1.40

An account on J. Wetsel

6.00

An account on Hillan

10.90

An account on Mrs. Lewellin

21.50

An account on J. O Straughan

61.40

An account on G. W. Patterson

17.00

An account on H. Burns

2.00

An account on W. Scott

4.50

An account on W. Burns

2.70

An account on Thos. Grissom

3.15

An account on N. Kennaday (Kennedy?)

.60

An account on Almond

4.75

An account on J. Hunt

.50

An account on G. Kindle (Kendal?)

2.25

An account on J. Smarr

.90

An account on Jas. Thompson

43.65

An account on L. Faires

.40

An account on P. H. Rice

.75

An account on R. Bush

2.50

An account on R. Scott

.60

An account on J. Weatherford

2.00

An account on J. M. Butler

4.25

An account on G. Fitzhugh

1.75

An account on P. M. Stany

3.15

 

Page 612

 

The State of Texas Before me, G. W. Patterson, Clerk of the County Court personally came

Collin County W. H. Andrews, executor of the last will of K. F. ROEMMELLE last of said county deceased, who being duly sworn deposes and says that the above and foregoing 14 pages this included is a full and complete inventory of the property and list of claims of the Estate of K. F. ROEMELLE, Dec. that has come to his knowledge.

W. H. Andrews

 

Sworn to and subscribed before me this October 28t 1869.

G. W. Patterson, Clerk.

 

 

Estate of JACOB NAUGLE, Dec. Inventory

 

We the undersigned appraisers appointed by the Court at the October Term to appraise the property of the estate of JACOB NAUGLE deceased do make the following inventory and appraisement to wit:

 

One hundred and fifty acres of land at $3.00 per acre $480.00

 

Clayton Rogers

B. L. Rogers

 

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

S. Bowlby, J. C. C.

 

The State of Texas

Collin County I, LEONIDAS WILSON, Admr. of the Estate of JACOB NAUGLE dec. do solemnly swear that the above is all the property which has come to my hand as admr. of said estate.

Leonidas Wilson

 

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

G. W. Patterson, Clerk.

 

 

H. F. WEAR, Dec. Inventory

 

We the undersigned subscribers appointed by the probate court of Collin County to make inventory & appraisement of the property and effects of H. F. WEAR deceased beg leave to make the following report.

 

Valuation in Specie

 

One tract of land in Denton County 80 acres

$5.00

$400.00

One bay horse 8 years old

$ 75.00

One black mare ten years old

$ 50.00

One bay mare and colt mare 5 years old

$ 60.00

One bay mare six years old valued

$ 50.00

 

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One two year old horse

35.00

Two year old filly

40.00

One two year old mare

30.00

Twenty head of stock cattle

100.00

Three head of stock cattle

3.75

One yoke of oxen

30.00

Twelve bushels fall wheat

18.00

150 bushels corn in the field

37.50

5 head of hogs

12.00

1 ox wagon

40.00

Two plows

2.00

 

 

All of which is respectfully submitted, Sept. 16, 1869.

W. H. Sherwood

Appraisers

Clayton Rodgers

 

The State of Texas

Collin County Before me the undersigned personally appeared CLAYTON ROGERS and WM. H. SHERWOOD appraisers of the aforesaid inventory & appraisement and made oath that said appraisement & inventory is just and true as they verily believe.

B. L. Rogers.

Sworn to and subscribed before me this 16t day of October 1869.

G. W. Patterson, Clerk.

 

 

Estate of Minor Heirs WM. FOSTER, Dec. Sale Bill

 

Report of sale of the property of the estate of the Minor heirs [of] WILLIAM FOSTER, Decd. as sold by me on the 15 day of October sold on a credit until (until) the first of March 1870.

 

Oct. 156 1869-

 

List of property

Purchaser

$ c

1 black mare

J. W. Holloway

95.00

1 sorrel mare & colt

Mrs. Havens

51.00

1 sorrel mare & colt

Joshu Gotcher

125.00

1 brown mare

Jim Harris

95.00

1 bay mare

J. C. Monday

41.50

1 sorrel colt

Jim Havens

18.00

1 red cow & calf

F. M. Havens

8.00

1 red cow & calf

Rebecca Havens

8.50

½ interest in bay mare

Josh Gotcher

16.75

 

 

458.75

 

 

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

G. W. Patterson, Clerk.

 

 

Page 614

 

Estate of MARY GEORGE, a Minor Inventory

 

The State of Texas In the County Court of said County the inventory & appraisement of the

Collin County Estate of MARY GEORGE, a Minor, J. E. CARRUTH, Guardian.

Land consisting of 17.35 acres of prairie and 15.48 acres of timber, being two separate tracts in the WM. RICE Survey & valued at

$328.00

 

Personal property

$328.99

One sorrel mare valued

$ 40.00

16 shoats

16.00

Stock cattle

15.00

Large pot

5.00

Clock

5.00

Dinner pot

1.50

Turning plow

6.00

Plow

2.00

Stock cattle

15.00

2 stone jars

2.50

 

$108.00

 

 

The State of Texas

We the undersigned duly appointed and lawfully authorized

Collin County

Commissioners do hereby certify that as far was produced to us by the guardian the above and foregoing is a full and correct inventory and appraisement of the Estate both real and personal of MARY GEORGE a Minor to the best of our judgment and understanding.

Wm. H. Horn Commissioner

H. H. Tucker Commissioner

G. W. Kerr Commissioner

 

The above was sworn to & subscribed before me the 20t day of October 1869.

A. J. Scott, J. P. Precinct No. 3 Collin County, Texas

 

The State of Texas

I, J. E. CARRUTH, guardian of MARY GEORGE a Minor do hereby

Collin County

Certify that the above schedule contains a true and perfect inventory and appraisement of all the property that has come to my hands as such guardian.

J. E. Carruth

 

Sworn to and subscribed before me Oct. 25t 1869.

A. J. Taylor, J. P. Collin County, Texas

 

Page 615

 

Estate of C. F. GEORGE, a Minor. Inventory.

 

The State of Texas In the County Court of said County

Collin County The Inventory and appraisement of the estate of C. F. GEORGE, a Minor, J. H. GEORGE, Guardian.

 

Land consisting of 17.69 acres of prairie and 18.91 acres of timber in September tracts both in the WM. RICE Survey and valued at

$388.00

 

Personal Property

One yoke oxen valued at

$50.00

One Loom valued at

10.00

One table valued at

5.00

One stock cattle

15.00

shot gun

8.00

Wash kettle

5.00

 

108.00

 

The State of Texas

We the undersigned duly appointed & lawfully authorized

Collin County

Commissioners do hereby certify that as far as was produced to us by the guardian J. H. GEORGE the above and foregoing is a full and correct inventory & appraisement of the estate both real & personal of C. F. GEORGE, a minor to the best of our understanding and judgment.

Wm H. Horn Commissioner

H. H. Tucker Commissioner

G. W. Kerr Commissioner

 

Sworn to and subscribed before me this the 20t day of October 1869.

A. J. Scott, J. P. Precinct No. 3.

 

The State of Texas

I, J. H. GEORGE, guardian of C. F. GEORGE, a Minor do hereby certify

Collin County that the above and foregoing is a true and perfect inventory of all the property both real & personal that has come to my hand as such guardian.

 

his

J. H. X George

mark

 

Sworn to and subscribed before me this 25t day of October A. D. 1869.

A. J. Taylor, J. P. Collin County.

 

 

Estate of THOS. C. GEORGE, Minor. Inventory

 

The State of Texas In the County Court of said County

Collin County The Inventory and appraisement of the estate of THOS. C. GEORGE, a Minor, J. H. GEORGE, Guardian.

 

Land consisting of 17.35 acres prairie in the Cemus Survey & 295 (sic) acres in the Wm. Rice, the timber tract being of the Wm. Rice survey and the whole valued at

345.00

 

Page 616

 

Personal Property

Stock cattle valued at

30.00

Bed stead & bedding

33.00

Turning plows

12.00

1 shovel plow

2.00

1 churn 25c 3 buckets 50c half bushel 50c

1.25

3 hoes

1.50

2 single trees

3.00

1 log chain

2.00

1 pitchfork

1.00

Saw & augers

1.50

1 lard stand

1.00

1 tea kettle

1.00

 

$91.25

 

 

The State of Texas

We the undersigned duly appointed & lawfully authorized commissioners

Collin County

do hereby certify that as far as was produced to us by the guardian J. H. GEORGE the above and foregoing is a full and correct inventory & appraisement of the estate both real and personal of THOS. C. GEORGE a minor to the best of our judgment & understanding.

Wm. H. Horn Commissioner

H. H. Tucker Commissioner

G. W. Kerr Commissioner

 

Sworn to and subscribed before me this the 20t of October 1869.

A. J. Scott, J. P. Precinct No. 3 Collin County, Texas

 

The State of Texas

I, J. H. GEORGE, Guardian of THOMAS C. GEORGE a minor do certify

Collin County

that the above and foregoing inventory contains a true & perfect list

of all the property both real & personal of said minor that has come to my hands as such guardian.

his

J. H. X George

mark

 

 

Sworn to and subscribed before me the 25t day of October 1869.

A. J. Taylor, J. P. Collin County

 

 

Page 617

 

Estate of F. C. WILMOTH & Deceased wife.

 

State of Texas Inventory and appraisement bill of the Community Property

Collin County (real and personal) belonging to F. C. WILMOTH and AMANDA WILMOTH his wife.

 

One Hundred acres of land out of F. G.

Wilmoth’s Survey

600.00

Twelve and a half acres of A. Duffau

125.00

One gray mare

70.00

One gray two year old colt

30.00

One Bay horse

60.00

One pair of aged work cattle

30.00

One pair of young work cattle

20.00

Eight head of stock cattle

45.00

One old wagon (wagon)

25.00

Farming tools

3.00

Household furniture &c

75.00

 

$1088.00

 

We the undersigned duly appointed and lawfully authorized commissioners do hereby certify that as far as was produced to us by the said F. C. WILMUTH (sic) the above and foregoing is a full and correct inventory and appraisement of the Community property of F. C. WILMOTH and wife to the best of our judgment and understanding, this the 1st day of December 1869.

S. A. Patton

his

R. X Scalf

mark

 

Sworn to and subscribed before me this 4t day of Dec. 1869.

G. W. Patterson, Clerk

 

The State of Texas

Before me came F. C. WILMOTH and made oath that the foregoing

Collin County

contains all the property and effects of himself and his deceased wife

AMANDA WILMOTH to the best of his recollection & belief.

 

F. C. Wilmoth

 

Sworn to and subscribed at the request of the said Wilmoth this 4t day of December 1869.

G. W. Patterson, Clerk.

 

Page 618

 

Estate of C. F. GEORGE, a Minor. Sale of Bill.

 

To the Hon. S. Bowlby, Judge of the Probate Court of Collin County in the State of Texas.

The undersigned guardian of the goods and chattels, rights, credits of C. F. GEORGE, a minor begs leave respectfully to report that pursuant to the decree of this Hon. Court made at the term A. D. 1969 thereof directing and authorizing him to sell the personal property of this ward the said C. F. GEORGE, minor aforesaid after notice made and duly given according to the Statute and the administrators of said order herein on the 13th day of November A. D. 1869 at the late residence of LUKE GEORGE in said County between the heirs of prescribed by law proceeded to sell the said personal Estate to the highest and best bidder on credit of twelve months from the day of sale and did then & there so expose for sale at public outcry the said personal estate consisting of stock & farming utencels (untensils) &c. For a full account of which sale with names of the perchasers (purchasers) and the highest amount bid for said articles.

Your Guardian begs leave to refer your Honor to the account of sale herewith filed. Account of sale of the personal property of C. F. GEORGE, a Minor made at the late residence of LUKE GEORGE in Collin County November 13th A. D. 1869 by J. H. GEORGE, Guardian of the goods and chattels, rights and credits of C. T. GEORGE, a minor.

 

Articles

Name Purchasers

Price

3 head of cattle

W. R. H. Mack

$15.50

Yoke Oxen

Robert Wever (Weaver?)

$80.50

1 pony

Arther (Arthur) George

$27.00

1 Kittle (Kettle)

James E. Carruth

$8.00

1 Oven

Arthur George

$7.00

1 table

James E. Carruth

$6.50

1 shot gun

Wm. Horne

$5.50

 

 

$130.00

 

 

The State of Texas

This day personally came before the undersigned an acting Justice of

Collin County

the peace in & for said Coun__ (County) J. M. (H.) GEORGE, guardian of C. F. GEORGE, a minor who after being first duly sworn according to law deposeth and sayth that the above is a true and correct inventory of the property sold on the 13th November 1869 as the property prices bid for the property and cor (sic) of estate.

 

Sworn to and subscribed before me this November 20, 1869.

 

his

J. H. X George

mark

A. J. Taylor, J. P.

 

Page 619

 

Estate of THOS. GEORGE, a Minor. Sale Bill

 

To the Hon. S. Bowlby judge of the Probate Court of Collin County in the State of Texas.

The undersigned guardian of the goods and chattels, rights and credits of THOMAS GEORGE, a minor begs leave respectfully to report that pursuant to the decree of this Hon. Court made at the term A. D. 1869 therefore directing and authorizing him to sell the personal property of this ward the said THOMAS GEORGE, minor as aforesaid after notice made and duly given according to the statute and the director of said order he did on the 13th day of November A. D. 1869 at the late residence of LUKE GEORGE in said County between the hours prescribed of law proceed to sell the said personal estate to the highest and best bidder on a credit of twelve months from the day of sale and then and there so expose for sale at public outcry the said personal estate consisting of stock, farming untencils (utensils) &c. For a full account of which sale with the name of the purchasers and the highest amount bid for said articles your Guardian begs leave to refer your Hon. to the account of sale herewith filed.

Account of sale of the personal property of THOS. GEORGE, a minor made at the late residence of LUKE GEORGE in Collin County November 13th, 1869 by J. H. GEORGE, Guardian of THOMAS GEORGE, a Minor.

 

Articles

Purchasers Names

Price cts

1 sythe (scythe)

W. R. H. Mack

$00.25

5 head cattle

Same (W. R. H. Mack)

$17.00

4 head cattle

Same (W. R. H. Mack)

$17.00

Half bushel

Robbert (Robert) O’brien

$ .25

Pitchfork

Jones Helms

$1.10

Turning Plow

Fox Smith

$3.25

Turning Plow

J. George

$2.00

Shovel Plow

J. S. Corrith (Carruth)

$ .50

One hoe

Same (J. S. Carruth)

1.50

Old irons

Same (J. S. Carruth)

2.75

Log chain

Same (J. S. Carruth)

 

2 staves

Same (J. S. Carruth)

1.00

2 hoes

McDuffie

.25

2 singletrees

J. George

2.00

Pair stretchers

Same (J. George)

1.70

Pair gear

Same (J. George)

3.25

 

 

$54.80

 

 

Page 620

 

Estate of MARY GEORGE, a Minor. Sale Bill.

 

To the Hon. S. Bowlby, Judge of the Probate Court of Collin County in the State of Texas.

 

The undersigned guardian of the goods and chattels, rights, credits of MARY GEORGE, a minor begs leave respectfully to report that pursuant to the decree of this Hon. Court made at the term 1869 thereof directing and authorizing him to sell the personal property of his ward the said MARY GEORGE, Minor, as aforesaid after notice made and duly given according to the States (statutes) and the direction of the said order he did on the 13th day of November 1869 at the late residence of LUKE GEORGE in said County between the hours prescribed by law proceed to sell the said personal estate to the highest and best bidder and credit of twelve months from the day of sale and did there and then expose for sale at public outcry the said personal estate consisting of stock, farming utensils for a full account of which sale with the names of the purchasers and the highest bid for said articles. Your guardian begs leave to inform your Hon. to the account sales herewith filed.

Account of sale of the personal property of MARY GEORGE , a minor, made [at] the late residence of LUKE GEORGE in Collin County November 13th 1869 by J. H. GEORGE guardian of 3 head of cattle (sic).

 

3 head cattle

Mack

$15.00

5 head cattle

Same (Mack)

$15.50

1 plow

Robbert (Robert) Trotter

$7.00

Sorrel Mare

J. George

$20.00

8 hogs

Same (J. George)

$30.00

1 ax

Robbert (Robert) Trotter

$1.00

1 pair gear

J. George

$4.25

1 mortar

Wm. Horn

$1.00

2 stone jars

J. George

$2.20

1 wash pot

Same (J. George)

$5.75

1 dinner pot

J. E. Carooth (Carruth)

$1.50

1 clock

Same (J. E. Carruth)

$5.00

1 ax

Same (J. E. Carruth)

$1.00

 

The State of Texas

This day personally came before the undersigned and acting Justice of

Collin County

the Peace in & for the said County J. E. CARRUTH, Guardian of MARY GEORGE, who after being by me first duly sworn according to law desposeth and saith that the above and foregoing bill of sale is a correct and true inventory of the property & the highest prices bid for the said on the 13th November 1st (sic) 1869 in said County.

J. E. Carruth

 

Sworn to and subscribed before me this 20th day of November A. D. 1869.

A. J. Taylor

 

Page 621

 

State of Texas In Probate Court

Collin County December Term, 1869.

 

S. COFFEY, guardian of the Minor RHEAGAN (Reagan) would beg leave to report the sale of the following personal property belonging to said Minor in pursuant of said order of your Honorable Court on Friday December 24, 1869 at the Reagan place in said County at public outcry between the hours prescribed by law to wit:

Cow & Clk (calf?) $13.00 Yearling 4.00 4 hd cattle on buggy (sic) $20 1 horse $130; in the aggregate making $167.50. Marvis Warson was the highest and best bidder for all of said property and the same was knocked off to him. Also the recovering of the house was 1st to said Warson in consideration of which I agreed to allow him $19.50 and the rest of the premises for twelve months which was the best arrangement practicable and the interest of said minors I would say that in taking Warson’s note for property sold him the $19.50 before alluded to was deducted therefrom and the note given for remainder to wit: $148.00 W. S. Coffey & R. R. Whisenant are securities to Warsen’s (sic) notes all of which is respectfully submitted.

 

his

S. X Coffey

mark

 

 

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

S. Bowlby, J. C. C.

 

 

Page 622

 

Community Estate of JONATHAN ALLAN, Deceased and his surviving wife.

 

Inventory and appraisement of the Community property and JONATHAN ALLEN, Deceased, and MARTHA ALLEN, his surviving wife.

 

590 acres land Collin County Hdright of

A. J. Thomas

$5900.00

640 acres Collin County Hdright Meredith Hart

$3840.00

414 acres Collin County Hdright Meredith Hart

$2844.00

2800 acres Denton County Hdright Elzanio

Pizanio

4500.00

14 head horses and mules a[t] $65 each

910.00

45 hd. hogs

90.00

25 hd. Stock cattle

125.00

2 yoke of oxen

80.00

1 wagon

80.00

1 reaper

50.00

 

We the undersigned appraisers being duly sworn upon oath say that the foregoing is a full inventory and correct appraisement of all the property belonging to JONATHAN ALLEN, Deceased, and his surviving wife that has come to our knowledge.

John Fitzhugh

S. P. Burns

Jno. H. Orenduff

 

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

G. W. Patterson, Clerk.

 

MARTHA ALLEN, surviving wife of JONATHAN ALLEN, deceased, being duly sworn says that the foregoing is a full and complete inventory of the common property belonging to herself and her deceased husband that has come to her knowledge.

 

Martha Allen

 

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

G. W. Patterson, Clerk.

 

Page 623

 

Estate of GEORGE RIGGS, Deceased. Inventory.

 

State of Texas County of Collin

 

Mr. J. Dysart, Mr. T. Mounts & Mr. Robert Trotter, appraisers of property of GEORGE RIGGS, deceased & his widow, E. A. RIGGS, make the following inventory or appraisement to wit:

 

House & lot containing 3 ¼ acres adjoining

Mantua valued at

$300.00 currency

One two horse wagon & harness

80.00

One bay mare valued at

40.00

One brown mare valued at

85.00

One three year old colt at

50.00

One one year old past at

20.00

One sucking at

5.00

Two stoves

10.00

One plow

3.00

Bed clothing

30.00

One clock

3.00

Sundries

5.00

Total Currency

$651.00

 

J. Dysart

Thos. A. Mounts

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

G. W. Patterson, Clerk.

 

 

The State of Texas

Collin County Before me personally appeared G. R. Cooper & Elizabeth Ann Cooper administrator and administratrix of the Estate of GEORGE RIGGS deceased and made oath that the foregoing list contains all the property of the estate of GEORGE RIGGS deceased as they truly believe.

G. R. Cooper

Elizabeth Ann Cooper

 

Sworn to and subscribed before me this 28t day of December 1869.

 

 

List of Claims in favor of the Estate

 

One note dated February 17/68 payable one day signed by F. M. Hooveir (Hoover?) and Joshua Eotcher (Fletcher?) in favor of ELIZABETH RIGGS for $70 currency.

Said note being for property sold belonging to estate and is entitled to following credits which appear credited on note to wit:

Feb 20/69 $14.00

July 1869 $34.25

 

Page 624

 

Estate of DAVID WYLIE, Decd.

 

Sale Bill of the personal property belonging to the estate of DAVID WYLIE decd. sold by JOHN W. WYLIE administrator of said estate on the 5t day of Nov. 1869.

 

Article Sold

Purchaser’s Name

Amt.

$ ¢

One table

Jefferson Shirley

.50

One Reel

Jefferson Shirley

2.10

One half bushel

M. T. Fields

1.00

One shovel

M. T. Fields

1.00

Pot hook, bucket & skillet

M. T. Fields

1.75

One Barrel

M. T. Fields

1.25

One looking glass

M. T. Fields

3.00

One blanket

M. T. Fields

2.03

1chest

J. B. Fields

1.40

Two boxes

J. B. Fields

1.25

6 chairs

J. B. Fields

6.00

1 churn

J. B. Fields

2.25

1 Jar & Oven

J. B. Fields

1.25

1 Jar, tin pan & bucket

J. B. Fields

2.10

1 box & odd irons

J. B. Fields

2.25

1 plow

J. B. Fields

1.50

1 mare

J. B. Fields

73.00

1 scythe

Reuben Benson

1.00

1 Keeren (?) & 2 crocks

Reuben Benson

1.30

7 chairs & 1 wheet

W. A. Portman

7.25

1 lard stand & 2 jars

W. A. Portman

1.25

1 bucket & peg

W. A. Portman

.35

Lines (?) & chairs

W. A. Portman

2.75

Plates, teapot, pitcher &

Blanket

W. A. Portman

2.50

White lead

G. A. Wilson

2.00

Coffee Mill, Jar & Half Barrel

J. M. Damons

1.75

2 pair harness & logs chains

J. M. Damons

7.05

Draw Knife, hoe & auger

J. M. Damons

3.00

Tray, Pail & Iron

John Blair

1.40

Log Chains, tub & hooks

John Blair

4.10

Plow & one hog

John Blair

15.50

Yoke of Oxen

John Blair

88.00

Two blankets

John Blair

9.90

Lot of table linen & fringe

John Blair

5.35

Pail, Tray, Kittle (kettle) &

Hooks

John Blair

7.00

1 wagon, plow & ax

John Blair

23.00

1 bed an[d] clothing & 1 clock

John Blair

32.00

Saddle bags & table spoons

John Blair

5.00

2 quilts, table ware & quilt top

John Blair

15.00

1 sifter, churn & bed spread

G. R. Gates

1.95

 

 

Page 625

 

1 quilt and one peg

T. C. Boon

4.60

1 oven, tea kettle & barrel,

cups & saucers

C. A. Gates

5.50

Dining table & blanket

David Mallow

15.90

Bed Clothing, counterpin

(counterpane) & quilt

David Mallow

11.05

1 hog, pitchfork & 2 bridles

C. H. Wysong

29.50

1 cutting box

W. S. Slaughter

1.75

134 bushels corn 76 ½ p[er]

bushel

James Slaughter

102.00

Knives & forks & one plow

A. C. Lizenby

6.25

Basket, Bucket & Grindstone

A. C. Lizenby

2.30

1 box, 1 hog & 1 quilt

F. J. Lizenby

7.05

2 hogs, 1 double tree

David Wylie

3.25

1 horse, bedstead

David Wylie

110.00

100 bushels corn 75 per

bushel

A. C. Searcy

75.00

1 plow

W. B. Powell

4.00

1 steer & one hog

Thomas Jesper

25.75

9 head hogs & 1 sow & pigs

& hay

Alex Shirley

69.50

77 ½ bushels corn 71 per

bushel

Isaac Walters

55.05

1 bed & one blanket

R. E. Moore

44.00

lbs cotton 5 ½ cts per lb.

G. W. Patterson

126.33

1 cover lid & 2 quilts

Ransom Brown

23.50

1 blanket

Sheppard Milam

2.15

1 hacket

I. N. Foster

.30

2 steers

J. H. Hilman

14.00

Pillow slips

Rice Johnson

.60

1 coverlid

William Perry

9.00

Quilt, Sheets & Towels

Mrs. Morasoski

2.50

1 coverlid, 1 cow & 1 cow &

calf

Burton Mayo

39.25

One coverlid

Perry McNeill

19.00

1 loom

Charles Hardisty

14.00

Bed stead and set of plates

J. B. Fields

??

Candles, tick, table & vase &

Blanket

J. B. Fields

6.85

Table linen, Towels, 1 quilt & cow & calf

J. B. Fields

25.85

 

 

J. N. Wylie

Administrator of DAVID WYLIE.

 

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

G. W. Patterson, Clerk.

 

Page 626

 

Estate of S. SPURGEON, Dec.

 

The following is an inventory and appraisement of the property belonging to the estate of SAMUEL SPURGEON, deceased to wit:

 

134 acres land

536.99

One account against A. W. McDonald

95.00

Three cows and calves

37.50

One three year old cow

8.00

One yearling

6.00

One work ox

20.00

One kettle

7.00

One cross cut saw

6.00

One broad axe

3.00

One drawing knife

1.00

Two Hoes

1.00

 

680.50

 

 

One cash note against W. P. Hunt bearing date July 26t

1853 due June 1st 1863 with interest from the first of

June 1854 with a credit of fifty dollars dated March

15t 1867.

 

This note is given for 500.00

 

We hereby certify under oath that the above is a just and true inventory and appraisement in the estate of SAMUEL SPURGIN Deceased of such property as has come to our knowledge.

J. M. Dunlap

his

J. X Housewright

mark

 

Sworn to and subscribed before me this 31st day of January 1870.

G. W. Patterson, Clerk.

 

The State of Texas

Collin County I, WILLIAM SPURGIN, Adm. of the Estate of SAMUEL SPURGIN, deceased, do solemnly swear that the foregoing inventory contains a full list of all the property both real and personal belonging to said estate that has come to my knowledge.

 

William Spurgin

 

Sworn to and subscribed before me this 21st day of January 1870.

G. W. Patterson, Clerk.

 

Page 627

 

Community Estate of JOHN SPURGIN & his deceased wife

 

Inventory of property belonging to JOHN SPURGIN and his deceased wife, J. A. SPURGIN, said property being community.

 

245 acres of land Benj. Sparks Hdwright (sic)

(8) Eight dollars per acre

1960.00

58 acres P. F. Lucas Hdwright (sic)

(8) per acre

464.00

7 acres Jas. Anderson HdWright (sic)

(8) per acre

56.00

30 acres timber D. M. Farmer Hdwright (sic)

($5) five dollars per acre

190.00

4 head work horses (90) ninety dollars each

360.00

3 head stock horses 2 at 50 & one at 30

130.00

4 steers 5 years old 15 dollars each

60.00

28 head stock cattle 5 dollars each

140.00

16 head sheep 2 dollars each

32.00

9 head stock hogs $2.50 & sow & pigs 7 dollars

29.50

1 wagon

90.00

1 buggy

60.00

½ interest in an old reaper

25.00

Farming utentils (utensils)

60.00

9 log chains & plow harness

18.00

3 beds & bedding & the bed stead ($25) each

75.00

1 cubbard (cupboard) & ware

12.00

7 chairs 1 dollars

7.00

1 side saddle

10.00

1 stove & cooking utentials (utensils)

30.00

1 kettle & sundry other kitchen utentials

(utensils)

15.00

Loon & Wheel

10.00

1 lot of augurs, plains (planes) &c

5.00

1 shot gun

10.00

1 watch

10.00

 

The foregoing appraisement to the best of our judgment is fair and just.

John M. McKinney

R. S. Sneed

 

Sworn to and subscribed before me this 31st day of January A. D. 1870.

S. Bowlby, Judge of the County Court Collin County

 

Personally appeared before me, G. W. Patterson, Clerk of the County Court of Collin County, JOHN SPURGIN, who says on oath that the above and foregoing inventory is a full and complete inventory of the property belonging to the Community of himself and deceased wife and that no claim belong[s] to said estate.

John Spurgin

 

Sworn to and subscribed before me this Jan. 31st, 1870.

S. Bowlby, Judge County Court Collin Co.

 

Page 630

 

Estate of G. M. WEAR, Dec.

 

Collin Co., Texas. May 15t 1869.

 

This is a true inventory of the property of G. M. WEAR, Deceased, and ALLEY WEAR, Survivor.

 

One mare valued

30.

One mare valued

40

One mare valued

60

One Mule valued

100.

Two mules

60.

Sheep 19 head

28.

Cattle 11 head

55

Hogs 6 head

9

Reaper

30

Wagon

5

Farming Imps (Implements)

15

Land first tract 120 acres

840.00

Land 150-

300.00

 

$1667.00

 

 

Appraisers. B. C. Rodgers

John Howe

William Sherwood

 

Sworn to and subscribed before me this 15t day of May A. D. 1869.

G. W. Patterson, Clerk.

 

The State of Texas

Personally came before me ALLEY WEAR, surviving wife of G. M.

Collin County

WEAR, Decd. and subscribed and made oath that the within and foregoing is a true list of the Community property belonging to her deceased husband this 13th day of July 1869.

Alley Wear Surviving wife &c

 

S. Bowlby, Judge County Court

 

Page 629

 

Last Will and Testament of MARTHA J. ROSS, Deceased,

 

In the Name of God, Amen. I, MARTHA J. ROSS, being of sound mind and knowing the uncertainty of life and the certainty of death do make this my last will and testament that is to say.

1st. My body to the earth as it was and my Spirit to God who gave it.

2d. I give and bequeath to my daughter WILLIE ANN ROSS all that tract or parcel of land including my homestead amounting to about 67 acres the same being a part of M. R. Foster survey 640 acres and deeded to me by Malcome (sic) & James Foster, together with all that is thereunto belonging. Also one half of a survey of 320 acres in the name of Doctor G. Odell situated in the South East part of Collin County, Texas. Also one half of my interest in the Estate of my mother SYNTHA WILLIAMS situated in Hunt County, Texas or elsewhere.

3t. I will and bequeath to my daughter SYNTHA E. O’DELL the remaining one half of my interests in the estate of my mother SYNTHA WILLIAMS the same as being yet undivided. There is also one half of the above described 320 acres in the name of Doctor E. O’dell belonging to my daughter SYNTHA as the legal heirs of said Odell which tract is also undivided.

4t. and that the foregoing provision shall be legally complied with I appoint F. Vance my executor and for the performance of the same no security shall be required of him as such executor.

5t. I will that no further action shall be had on this will in the Court than the probating of the same.

I witness of which I hereunto set my name this June 26t 1869.

 

her

Martha X J. Ross

mark

 

Witness:

H. A. Derryberry

Sarah Derryberry

 

State of Texas

Personally appeared before me, G. W. Patterson, Clerk of the County

Collin County

Court of Collin County, H. A. Derryberry to me well known who having been first sworn by me stated on oath that he is one of the subscribing witnesses to the above and foregoing instrument, that himself and the other subscribing witness signed the same in the presence of each other and in the presence of the testatrix MARTHA J. ROSS and that said MARTHA J. ROSS signed the above instrument in the presence of the subscribing witnesses and call upon said subscribing witnesses to witness the signing of the same and said MARTHA J. ROSS declared said instrument to be her last will and testament.

H. A. Derryberry.

 

Sworn to and subscribed before me this 1st day of March A. D. 1870.

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

 

Page 630

 

Inventory & Appraisement J. L. WHITE, Decd.

 

Texas Collin County 1870. JOHN L. WHITE, Decd.

 

Abst. No.

Orig. Grantee

Acres

No. 554

R. Phalen

287

No. 847

M. Gubill

88

 

Appraised at Six Dollars per acre by R. Watts.

 

Joseph Britten

Wm. Garnett

 

No. 555

R. Phalen

155

Appraised at three dollars per acre by R. Watts, Joseph Britten, Wm. Garnett.

 

1 wagon appraised at

$60.00

1 sorrel horse appraised at

75.00

1 sorrel mare appraised

50.00

1 2 years old sorrel filley (filly) appraised at

35.00

 

Robert Watts

Joseph Britton

Wm. Garnett

 

The State of Texas

We the undersigned appraisers do hereby certify that the foregoing

Collin County

Is a full and true inventory and appraisement of all the property and effects of JOHN L. WHTIE that have come to our knowledge.

(Signed) Joseph Britten (Britton) William Garnett

 

Sworn to and subscribed before me this 28t day of February 1870.

 

The State of Texas

I, Robert Garnett, administrator of the estate of JOHN L. WHITE,

Collin County

Deceased do solemnly swear that the foregoing inventory contains a full list of all the property that has come to my knowledge as Adm. of said estate.

 

Robert Garnett

 

Sworn to and subscribed before me this 28t day of Feb. 1870.

G. W. Patterson, Clerk.

 

Page 631

 

List of Sale of Personal property sold on the 27t day of Nov. 1869, being the personal property of the Estate of H. F. WEAR, deceased to wit:

 

NAMES

PROPERTY

$ Cts.

W. Sherwood

One black cow

20.00

J. F. Sherwood

One cow

16.00

John B. Rogers

One cow

20.00

J. F. Sherwood

One cow

20.00

W. Sherwood

One cow

20.00

Mrs. Danna

One cow

8.50

John Yarnall

Yoke Steers

45.00

Addison White

Yoke of steers

23.00

Addison Walker

Yoke of steers

12.00

Daniel Howard

One Yearling steer

4.00

A. White

1 2 years

7.00

J. B. Rogers

1 yearling

5.00

C. Rogers

1 yearling

5.00

Mrs. Wear

1 horse

71.00

W. Sherwood

1 Mare

60.00

Gillim

1 Mare

66.00

C. Rogers

1 Mare

70.00

H. Gregg

1 Mare

63.50

J. W. Chalk

1 horse

29.50

John Yarnell

1 waggon (wagon)

60.00

J. W. Burk

1 cooking stove

24.00

J. B. Rogers

1 bed stead

8.00

John Yarnell

Chairs

1.50

C. White

1 Chair

1.00

Mrs. Harper

Table

2.00

A. White

Ax

.25

Martha White

Ax

.55

Mrs. Harper

Hand saw

.90

G. F. Sherwood

Two beegums

5.20

G. W. White

2 beegums

5.20

 

The State of Texas

I hereby solemnly swear that the above and foregoing contains a full

Collin County

List of the property sold at the sale belonging to said estate of H. F. WEAR, Decd.

B. L. Rogers.

 

Sworn to and subscribed before me this 13t day of February 1870.

G. W. Patterson, Clerk.

 

Page 632

 

Estate of MARY F. LYDAY & her deceased husband.

 

Farmersville, Collin County, Texas Nov. 27th, 1869.

 

The following is an inventory and appraisement of the Community estate of M. F. LAYDAY and her deceased husband, H. R. LYDAY to wit:

Land lying in Hunt County on the waters of Indian Creek one hundred and sixty five (165) acres of land Headright Wm. Aikin valued at six dolls. Per acre.

 

165 Value Value Whole

of livestock per acre Value

here 6 990.80

One lot with dwelling house on it in the town of

Farmersville valued at

500.00

Half interest in house and lot in the Town of

Farmersville valued at

150.00

Thirty (30) head stock horses value of per head

$30

900.00

Two work horses $40

80.00

Stock cattle Eleven (11) head $4

44.00

Pork hogs nine (9) $3

27.00

Sow and pigs valued at

8.00

Wagon, Irons and set of harness valued at

35.00

Household and kitchen furniture

75.00

Promissory note signed by B. Merrill

300.00

Total Amt.

3109.00

 

 

The State of Texas

Before me personally appeared L. D. Kitchens, Wm. Stanford and James Collin County

Thompson who being duly sworn by me say that the above and foregoing inventory and appraisement of the Estate of MARY L. LYDAY and HENRY R. LYDAY deceased is a full and fair inventory and appraisement of said estate so far as represented to us.

 

James Thompson

L. D. Kitchens

W. C. Stanford

 

Sworn to and subscribed before me this Nov. the 27th A. D. 1870.

P. T. Hinton

 

 

The State of Texas

I, M. F. LYDAY, surviving wife of H. R. LYDAY, deceased do solemnly

Collin County

That the foregoing inventory contains all the community property of myself and deceased husband to the best of my recollection. So help me God.

 

Mary L. Lyday

 

Sworn to and subscribed before me this Nov. the 27t A. D. 1869.

 

P. T. Hunter, J. P.

 

Page 633

 

Will of F. L. HART

 

The State of Texas In the Name of God, Amen. I, FREE L. HART, of County and State

County of Fannin aforesaid being common health and sound mind and praised be to God for his mercies and being desirous of settling my worldly affairs whilst I have strength and capacity so to do do make and publish this my last will and testament hereby revoking and making void all former will made by me at any other time heretofore.

1st. I wish all my just debts paid.

2d. It is my will, wish and desire that my executors hereafter mentioned shall sell immediately after my death all my personal property that I am possessed and not excepted on a twelve month credit the purchasers to give bond and good security.

Third. It is my wish, will and desire that my wife Elizabeth is to have the homestead place of one hundred sixty acres including all improvement to have and to hold as her own right further I wish her to have all the beds and bedding, cupboard ware and cooking utensils that may be about the house. I wish my executors to pay five hundred dollars in cash as soon as collected.

Fourth: This my wish, will and desire that my executors pays (sic) ALFRED that used [to?] lived (sic) me one hundred dollars when he becomes of age, out of my estate

(continued on second page)

Fifth: This my wish, will and desire that my executors pays (sic) one to MARTHA JANE HART one hundred dollars when she becomes of age. The youngest daughter of MARTHA HART that was MARTHA WIDEMORE before married to GARRISON.

Sixth. It is my wish, will and desire that all my lands shall be advertised in some newspaper and sold at district Court to the highest bidder on one and two years credit in the county where it is located.

Seventh. It is my wish, will and desire that FREEMAN LITTLE of Hunt County and HENRY FULLER of Fannin County shall act as executors and HARDIN HART my brother as atty. if required.

Eighth. It is my will, wish and desire that all the balance [of] my estate not appropriated in the former part of this will shall be divided equal between JOHN W. LITTLE, my sister REBECCA[‘S] oldest son and LIBERTY HART, my brother HARDIN’S son, both being in Hunt County at this time.

Ninth. It is my will, wish & desire that my executors shall pay over to the parents or guardian of the two last named heirs as soon as collected five hundred dollars to each one and then to be sent to some good institution of learning that money to be spent purposely for that purpose and nothing else.

 

Page 634

 

Tenth: It is my wish, will and desire that the balance after money be paid over to the parents (continued to third page) or Guardians of the least named heirs and the money to be loaned out on interest until they become of age.

Eleventh: It is my wish, will and desire that my executors be allowed a lawful compensation for their service in settling my last affairs & fifty extra to each one for their honest performances of business and the estate to be settled as quick as possible according to the provisions of this will.

Signed, sealed and acknowledged in the presence of Thomas E. Craddock and D. Austin this April 9 day 1860.

D. Austin F. L. Hart

Thos. E. Craddock

 

 

State of Texas In County Court May Term, 1866.

Fannin County Personally appeared in open Court Thos. E. Craddock, one of the subscribing witnesses to the foregoing last will & testament of F. L. HART who being duly sworn deposeth and saith that he saw the said testator sign the said will, that he was in sound mind & disposing memory and that said HART requested him & D. Austin to sign the same as witnesses.

 

Thos. E. Craddock

 

Witness my hand and seal of office May 28t 1868.

 

(L. S.) Samuel J. Galbraith Clk C. C. Fannin C. Tex.

 

Filed May 23t, 1866

 

Samuel J. Galbraith Clk Co. Court Fannion Co. Texas.

I hereby certify that the foregoing is a true copy of a will now on file in my office.

Given under my hand and seal of office at Bonham, July 11t 1866.

Samuel J. Galbraith Clk. C. C. Fannin C. Texas.

 

 

 

 





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