Probate Sale

Probate Sale of Ely Gholson

Partal listing: pages missing

August 1841

A Bill of Property Q Purchasers by   $ Cts
Iron Wedg 1 Harding Poter Note   .75
Drawing Knif 1 John Lanham Note   .56
Brass Stirps pr 1 Thomas J Porter     .50
Grub Hoe 1 Mahalia Gholson     .31
Cary Plough 1 John Douglass   2 .00
Double Tree 1 John Henson paid   .64
Double Tree & toung iron 1 John Lanham Note 2 .50
Rifle Gun & Shot Bag 1 John Schoolcraft   16 .00
Lot of polains 3 Grason Porter   2 .62
Feed Calf 1 C H Poter   1 .62
Bull 1 Gillmore Porter   6 .00
Cow Black Red & White 1 John B Wilson   10 .75
White Heifer 1 Francies Gholson   7 .50
Weather, Yewes 2 Andrew Young   4 .00
Weather, Yewes 2 Francies Gholson   3 .00
Bay Mare 1 Mahalia Gholson   5 .00
Bay Horse 1 John Douglass   60 .00
Fan Mill 1 Hugh Gregg   6 .50
Hand saw 1 John Lanham   1 12
Sythe & Cradle 1 Harden Porter   1 .00
Spad 1 James Gholson   1 .75
Hames & Chanes   S. Crouse   1 .75

John Douglas Adr of Eli Gholson

To Cash Recd at Death of Gholson $11.00
1841 – 15th Sept To Sale Per Property $136.25
To Rent of farm for 1842 & 43 57.55
Amt Recd on Realty sold 59.51
Sale of Saw & c 4.87
One half of Mill a/c 65.79
Account of M Gholson 4.67
Note on Thos Braden 13.22
Account on Jas Young 8.91
  $361.73
   

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By Amt Pd Physician in last illness $39.75
Probate JP fees 3.87
School Funds 23.42
For printing 5.00
Tax for 1841 – 2 & 3 8.29
Administration fees 26.00
By amt lost in a/c s & Rents 19.40
Paid on 4th Class Claims 121.90
  $247.64
   
Amt Remaining on hand $114.08
   
By Amt Recd by Wilson 78.00

Property Appraisal for Probate of Ely Gholson Decd.

State of Illinois Hamilton County } August 11th 1841

One wheat fan appraised for $12 00
Two axes and one grubbing hoe 1 00
Three cary plows. 7 00
One spade and iron wedge 2 00
Four singletree two clevices one rod and pair of streachers. 5 00
Two plains 1 50
One bell and collar   50
Two weeding hoes   75
One axe 1 00
Two washing tubs 1 22
Three pairs of geers 6 00
One man saddle 16 00
One stew kettle,one pot,Two oven one skillet, one pot rack....................................................... 7 50
One pair scales and weight 1 00
One Loom two slays 8 00
One rifle gun and Shot bag 15 00
Four beds and bedding and three bed steads 40 00
One Beauro 10 00
One clock 10 00
Big wheel and one Little wheel 5 00
Thirty two head of hogs 40 00
One yearling colt and bill 20 00
One Bay mare 20 00
One Bay horse 65 00
One Sorrel filley three three years old 45 00
Twelve head of sheep 22 00
One white heifer 7 00
One back)? and heifer two years old past 8 00
One cow and calf ?? ??
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Property Appraisal for Probate of Ely Gholson Decd.

State of Illinois Hamilton County } August 11th 1841

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2nd Cow and calf 10 00
For Sythe and cradle 1 50
One double Tree & irons of the front of a waggon toung 2 00
One plain   50
20 Acres of Land South west 1/4 of the North west quarter of section No 15. Township 7 Range 7 East. We value the said half of said premises to be worth............................................................. 400 00
  414 50
  390 50
Total $800 00
     
We certify that we appraised all the personal property of Ely Gholson Disceased so far as was presented to us. Given under out hands and seals this 11th day of August 1841.    
John Lanham (Seal)    
Thomas Barker (Seal)    
John Gibson (Seal)    
State of Illinois Hamilton County.

I do certify that I did administer the Necessary oath to Thomas Barker John Gibson John Lanham to appraise the goods and chattles of Ely Gholson Deceased. on the 11th day of August 1841

James Twigg J P (Seal)