Extracts from early Will and Probate Records of Gibson County Indiana

 

WILLIAM ALEXANDER

Pages 207 214 Will Book A Probate

Dates: August 16, 1816

Administrator: Wm. A. Tarleton

Administratrix: Margaret McAfee

Buyers at sale: John Aruthnot, C. Berkham, Joseph Brown, John Cartwright, R. M. Evans, James Evans, E. Harrison, Henry Hopkins, George H. Humphreys, David King, Wm. Latham, Charles P. Lyon, James Lyon, Calvin Murray, Chauncey Pierce, Elijah Putman, Samuel Simmerman, John Truesdell, John Witherow, Patrick Woods and Vincent Woods.

Promissory note was held on: James S. Hanks

Examples of selling prices at the sale

Item Appraised value Selling price

1 sorrell horse $ 70.00 $ 80.00

black cow & calf $ 11.00 $ 13.25

1 pistol $2.00 $ 2.00

4 quilts (2 sold) $4.00 $ 3.00

Double woven coverlet $8.00 $ 1.00

2 Pictures

Gen. Pike likeness $ 1.25 $ 1.00

Godess of Liberty $ 0.50

1 copper teakettle $ 2.00 $ 2.00

1 barrell churn $ 3.00 $ 4.00

6000 shingles $18.00 $24.00

1 rifle gun & acc. $22.50 $26.00