Will of Matthew Williams

Montgomery Township

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Matthew Williams A.R. v.2 pp. 351-357 11 Mar 1836

Estate of Matthew Williams, Deceased

Be it remembered that heretofore to wit on the 11th day of March AD 1836, John Williams & James Williams, Executors of the Last Will and Testament of Matthew Williams late of Montgomery Township, Richland County & State of Ohio, Deceased, filed in the Clerks office of the Court of common Pleas, Richland County aforesaid [anilmentary] of the appraisement & sale [Piall] of the goods & chattels of said estate which are in the words and figures following, to wit:

The State of Ohio, Richland County

Before me, Wm W Irwin, a Justice of the peace in & for said County personally came Paul Sherraden, John King & Abraham Sheraden, appraisers of the estate of Matthew Williams, late of Montgomery Township in said County Deceased, and were sworn well & truly to appraise all the goods & chattels of said Estate which shall be presented to them for appraisement. And also, to set off to the widow of said Deceased such provisions or other property as they shall think reasonable for the support of herself and children twelve months from the time of the death of said Deceased. Given under my hand this 25th day of Nov 1835. Wm W. Irwin, Justice of the peace.

A true and accurate inventory of the goods & chattels of Matthew Williams late of the Township of Montgomery in the County of Richland. Deceased as presented to the undersigned Paul Sherraden, Abraham Sherraden & John King, appraisers, appointed by the Court of Common Pleas of said County by John Williams & James Williams, Executors of said Estate, this twenty-fifth day of Nov AD 1835.

One cupboard

$5.00

One Drawing knife & auger

0.50

2 Salt barrels & half bushel

0.50

" clock

15.00

" Iron Wedge & axe

0.62

One Brown 2 year old Steer

6.00

One table

1.00

" Large Iron Kettle

2.50

One Yearling, red & white

5.00

2 chairs

1.00

" Western Saddle

3.50

One Calf, red & white

3.00

1 churn

0.50

[ ?? Wooden Cases]

5.50

One ditto

2.75

1 coffee mill & tea cannister

7.00

One Sythe & Cradle

2.25

One Do

2.50

1 pr Steel Yards

1.50

Five [Bet. Soaps]

2.00

Six Sheep, second choice

6.00

One Large Bible

3.00

Three Barrels

0.25

3 Shoats

3.75

" Hymn Book

0.37

Ten Can & auger

0.25

3 Hogs

18.00

" Stove

12.00

Five Bee Hives

4.00

2 Shoats

2.50

" Stove pipe

5.00

[Mattock & Shovel]

1.62

13 Harrow teeth

2.50

" [slovid]

1.00

Double tree, single tree & clevis

1.12

1 Plough

6.50

" Bed Stead & [Cord]

11.50?

2 [Floes] & Long Chain

1.12

1 Stack Hay

6.00

" Trunnel Bed

1.25

One one-horse wagon

30.00

One Ditto

6.00

" Wool Wheel

1.50

" two-horse wagon

25.00

One Sythe & Hangings

0.37

" Spinning Wheel

0.50

One Sorel Colt

35.00

35 Bushels of Wheat

26.25

" Tray

0.18

" Black Mare

35.00

40 Bushels Corn

13.33 1/3

" Leather

0.50

One Wind Mill

14.00

100 Bushels Oats

25.00

" Basket

0.12

2 Blind Bridles & Line

1.50

30 Bushels Potatoes

7.50

" Empty Barrel

0.06

1 Pitch Fork

0.31

20 Bushels Apples

5.00

2 Bags

0.57

One Black Cow

10.00

   
One Wooden Can

0.37

" Brown Ditto

11.00

   
" Sugar Tub

0.13

" White Ditto

13.00

   
Total amt of appraisement

$397.58

Paul Sherraden

Abraham Sherraden Appraisers

John King

A schedule of Property set off by us the appraisers aforesaid for the Support of the widow & children one year from the death of the Intestate estimated at One hundred & twenty seven Dollars and twenty one cents.

Provisions on hand

$4.87

8 Bushels green apples

$2.50

25 Bushels wheat

18.75

For pepper, Alspice, &c

1.00

10 Bushels corn

5.33 1/3

For Butter & Milk

10.00

8 hundred lb Pork

32.00

One Bed & Bedding

20.00

10 Bushels Potatoes

2.50

Household & Kitchen furniture

15.00

For Coffee, Tea & Sugar

15.00

Barrel Salt

2.25

 

76.46

 

50.85

    Amo’t brought over

76.46

     

$127.31

A schedule of property, taken by the widow at the appraisement:

1 Bureau & netting

$10.00

One large Basket

0.75

One Table

3.00

Three Barrels

0.25

One Bed Stead & Bedding

12.00

One Tea Kettle

0.18

One Reel

0.25

One Red & white cow

11.00

One Small Kegg

0.31

" White 2 year old heifer

11.00

One Small Kettle

1.50

5 Sheep first choice

7.00

Two washing tubs

0.68

12 head of Geese

1.50

 

29.74

 

32.18

       61.92

Paul Sherraden

Abraham Sherraden Appraisers

John King

List of the Sales of the goods & chattels belonging to the Estate of Matthew Williams, late of Montgomery Township, Richland County, Deceased. Sold at Public Vendors on the eighth day of December AD 1835. By John Williams & James Williams, Executors of said Estate:

Purchasers Names   Property

$/cts

Martin Beghtle

1

Can with lid

0.10

Lewis Latta

1

Do

0.44

Isaac Linn

1

Basket

0.11

Thos. H. Brown

1

Iron Wedge

0.25

James Gibson

1

Axe

0.40

Samuel Watson

1

Piece Leather

0.12

Cyrus Whitelock

13

Harrow teeth

8.60?

Samuel Ritchey

1

Large Tub

0.37

Isaac Lynn

3

Barrels

0.12

Peter McPurdy

1

Cradle & Sythe

1.10

James Williams

2

Hoes

0.25

Martin Beghtle

1

Log Chain

0.26

Cyrus Whitelock

1

Double Tree & Single Tree

0.72

I. P. [Singer]

1

Kettle

1.85

Gabrael Moore

1

Wheel (small)

0.52

Adis Linn

1

Large Wheel

1.05

James Williams

1

Collar [Haims] & chains

2.00

Same

1

Bridle

0.80

Thos. McGuire

1

Ditto

0.12

Richard Jackman   [Haims] & Chains

0.60

James Dawney

1

Collar

0.25

[Harry] Gribben

1

Breech Band

1.12

Thos. H. Brown

1

Ditto Do

1.18

Martin Beghtle

1

Saddle

2.40

Thos. Selby

2

Bee Soaps

0.56

Paul Sherraden

2

Ditto Do

0.56

Thos Selby

1

Ditto Do

0.25

James Williams

1

Coffee Mill & Canister

0.62

Isaac Linn

1

Square Table

0.40

Nancy Williams

1

Clock

11.00

Adis Linn

1

Stove

12.37

Q. M. Hanglin

1

Mattock

1.00

Isaac Linn

1

Bee hive

2.62

John McNabb

1

Ditto Do

2.00

Lewis Latta

2

Sheep 1st Chain

3.00

Thos H. Brown

2

Ditto 2nd Do

3.00

Lewis Latta

2

Ditto 3rd Do

2.25

Alex’r Finley

1

Plough

4.37

George King

6

Bushels Green apples

1.86

Isaac Clossen

6

Ditto Ditto

1.86

James Williams

1

Waggon

25.50

Thos. H. Brown

1

3-horse wagon

20.50

William H. Irwin

10

Bushels Corn 38

3.85

Jacob [Prabb]

10

Ditto Do 38

3.80

Same

10

Ditto Do 38

3.85

William McNeely

10

Ditto Potatoes 25

2.50

William Green

10

Ditto Do 19

1.90

George W. Murphy

1

Sorrel Mare

37.12

George Ellison

1

Black Ditto

33.00

[Isaac Linn]

1

Steer 2 yrs old

7.05

James Williams

1

Black Cow

14.62

William Woods

1

Heifer

5.00

Q. W. Lake

1

Black Cow

11.50

John Williams

1

White Ditto

18.00

Jas. Strickland Jr.

1

Wind Mill

11.50

Jas. Smith

20

Bushels Oats @29

5.80

Samuel Johnston

20

Ditto Do @26

5.20

Abraham Johnston

20

Ditto Do @29

5.80

Samuel Johnston

20

Ditto Do @29

5.80

Isaac Linn

2

Barrels

0.20

S. N. Simon

1

Measure ( bushel)

0.46

Isaac Linn

1

Shovel

0.14

John Williams

16

Bushels Oats 25

4.00

Wm. Criswell

1

Fork

0.50

Abraham Johnson

1

Black Shoat

1.64

Wm. McNeely

1

Shoat

2.00

Alexander Finley

1

Shoat

1.66

Jennet Purdy

1

Ditto

2.06

James Williams

1

Drawing Knife

0.77

Same

1

Auger

0.19

Peter Draggoo

1

Heifer Calf

3.05

Paul Sherraden

1

Steer Ditto

3.22

Lewis Latta

1

Heifer Ditto

3.70

Finley Carr

1

Stack of Hay

6.00

[Roundle] Mitchel

1

Ditto Do

5.20

Q. M. Hoaglin

1

Pr Steelyards

1.19

James Williams

1

Stand

1.00

Same

1

Chain

0.50

Same

1

Barrel

0.12

Same

1

Leather Line

0.50

Same

1

Pig

1.25

Same

2

Chairs

1.00

Thos. H. Brown

1

Cupboard

6.00

Thos. Stringer

12

Bush. Wheat @75

9.37

John Williams

2

Bags

0.37

Same

1

Large Bible

3.00

Widow Nancy Williams

1

Bureau & netting

10.00

 

1

Table

3.00

 

1

Bedstead & Bedding

12.00

 

4

Chairs

2.00

 

1

Reel

0.25

 

1

Small [Kig]

0.50

 

1

Ditto [Rittle]

1.50

 

2

Washing tubs

0.68

 

1

Large Basket

0.75

 

3

Barrels

0.25

 

1

Tea Kettle

0.50

 

2

Slop Buckets

0.15

 

1

Red & White Cow

11.00

 

5

Sheep

7.00

 

12

Geese

1.50

 

1

White 2 year old heifer

11.00

And afterwards to wit at the March Term A. D 1837, of our said Court This day came the said John Williams & James Williams, Executors of the Last Will & Testament of Matthew Williams, Deceased, and filed their final Settlement account with the Court which said final Settlement account is by the Court ordered to be continued until the next Term for publication examination and inspection of all persons interested therein which said final Settlement account is in the words & figures following, to wit:

[Dr] John Williams & James Williams, Executors of the Last Will & Testament of Matthew Williams, Deceased, in account with the Estate of said Deceased:

Dec 8th 1835 To Amount of Sales of Personal property sold

On credit of 9 months & amt to the widow ………

 

$501.26

Oct 6th 1836 To the Amt of the sale of the real Estate as per Will …

1500.00

Dec 20 " Cash on hand at the death of Deceased ……………

5.00

  Cash rec’d on James Williams on account …………

0.92

Feb’y 1st 1837 Cash rec’d William Ewen on account ………………

2.56

March 1st " Cash Rec’d of James Williams for rent ……………

60.00

The full Amt that has come to the hands of the Executors ……………

$2069.74

[Cn] Executors give themselves credit as follows, to wit:
Rec’t No 1 By Joseph McCombs

11.80

 
" " 2 " Andrew Newman

8.87

" " 3 " Mahlon Strickland

3.50

" " 4 " W. W. Irvin, Esq

3.00

" " 5 " D. Reichert

4.50

" " 6 " Moses Owen

10.37

" " 7 " Thos H. Brown

5.57

" " 8 " T. Durham

0.79

" " 9 " Graham & Stringer

2.27

" " 10 " J. C. Naylor

9.90

" " 11 " Samuel Burns

2.47

" " 12 " Y. P. [Perjnor]

5.37

" " 13 " Westell Rigby

2.27

" " 14 " H. Armstrong

4.37

" " 15 " G. W. Barford

2.00

" " 16 " Westall Barford

2.00

" " 17 " Cyrus T. Whitelock

0.18

" " 18 " William [Divsic]

2.50

" " 19 " Abraham Sherraden

0.50

" " 20 " Abraham Hough

2.49

" " 21 " M. Owens

1.05

" " 22 " John King

[2.00]

" " 23 " Conrad [Egder]

6.00

" " 24 " Paul Sheraden

1.12

" " 25 " Nancy Williams

20.00

" " 26 " Nancy Williams

200.00

" " 27 " Nancy Williams

127.21

" " 28 " Nancy Williams

500.00

" " 29 " S. Robbins

5.00

" " 30 " J. Irvin, Clerk

5.00

By settling $2069.74 at 5 per cent

103.48

1055.61

Balance to be distributed

$1014.13

$1014.13 on hand in Notes and Cash to be divided among the heirs (to wit) Rachel Vail, John Williams, Martha [H] Strickland, Nancy Draggoo, Thomas Williams, James Williams, Sarah Case, Malinda Murphy, Mary Murphy, Susanna Williams, William Williams and Matthew Williams, heirs at Law of said Deceased, March 30 1837.

$1014.13 divided as per Will among twelve heirs gives each heir, as above, the sum of $66.17.

John Williams and James Williams, Executors of the last Will of Matthew Williams, Dec’d, per S. Robbins, their atty.

And now to wit at the May Term of our said Court AD 1837, the following Journal Entry was made to wit:
John Williams & James Williams, Executors of the last Will and Testament of Matthew Williams, Deceased, having at the last Term of this Court filed their final Settlement account. And now at the present Term the Court having proceeded to examine said Account. And being fully satisfied that due notice has been given at the filing of said account. And that no person has filed any objections thereto or to any item thereof, the Court do therefore approve the same. The Court also find in the hands of the said Executors the Sum of One thousand & fourteen Dollars and thirteen &one fourth cents, yet unexpended which is by the Court ordered to be distributed according to Law. And said account to be recorded all of which is done accordingly.

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