Extracts from early Will and Probate Records of Gibson County Indiana



Pages 201-204              Will Book A      Probate

            Dates: None Given

Appraisers: Phillip Briscoe, Zachariah Lewis and John Stewart

Buyers at sale: Willis Alsop, John Armstrong, Jesse Barker, John Barker, William Barker, John Benson, Wm. Carlton, Jacob Creek, William Duty, Anthony Griffin, Arthur Griffin, Alexander Hambleton, Stewart Hanks, Francis Hopkins, John Johnson, Peter Jones, Moses Justice, Elijah Lucas, Oliver Lucas, Robert McCrary, Thomas McCrary, Hugh McGary, Joseph Montgomery, Thomas Montgomery, Robert Musick, Joseph Overton, Roland Richardson, Jno Roberts, Abraham Slaven, Jane Sterrit, James Sterrit, Jonas Stewart, James Stuart, Matthew Thompson, Jas Rice Waters, Lewis Williams and Hugh Wilson.

Examples of selling prices at the sale; one shovel plough, $ 2.12; one harrow $4.25; coffee mill $0.50; log chain $ 8.75; two pair of harness $ 2.31; horse collar $ 1.25; Saddle $7.00; spinning wheel $2.06; axe $ 3.50; grubbing hoe $ 1.75; churn $ 0.50; one basin $ 1.25; one pair of shoes $2.25; one dish and six plates $ 3.25; brass kettle $ 4.00; tea kettle $ 4.00; rifle, shot pouch and powder horn $ 18.50; rifle $20.00; 150 bushel of corn $ 31.00.

Indebted to the estate: Jacob Capting, (the following listed from Scott County Kentucky) Matthew Barkley, Hugh Emmerson, James Grant, John Hairington and John V. Webb.