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WILLIAM McCORMACK - Probate


Source: William McCormack's Probate Completed 10 January 1859 WILLIAM McCORMACK Probate Record - Montgomery County, IN A Complete Record of the Administration and final settlement of the Estate of William McCormack deceased, commenced in the Probate Court of Montgomery County in the State of Indiana and completed in the Court of Common Pleas of said County

To Wit: William McCormack´s Estate. Burel McCormack, Administrator. Be it remembered that on the twenty fifth day of September in the year Eighteen Hundred and fifty one in vacation of the Probate Court of Montgomery County in the State of Indiana, Burel McCormack appeared before the Clerk of said Court and took and subscribed an affidavit which was filed and is in the words and figures To Wit: The State of Indiana Montgomery County Set. Personally appeared before me Andrew P. Lynn, Clerk of the Probate Court of Montgomery County, Burel McCormack of lawful age who being by me duly sworn upon his oath saith that William McCormack an inhabitant of said County, at the time of his death, departed this life in the County of Montgomery aforesaid without leaving a Will as he is informed and believes to be true. On the 28th day of August 1851. That said William McCormack left personal state in said County to be administered to the value he is informed and believes of not exceeding Three Hundred and fifty Dollars, and that he is a Son and heir at law of said dece of lawful age and entitled to share in the distribution of decedents Estate. (Signed) Burel McCormack X (his mark) In witness of which I hereunto set my hand at Crawfordsville this 25th day of September A.D. 1851. A.P. Lynn Clerk And thereupon said Burel McCormack made application to said Clerk to be appoints Administrator of the Estate of said decedent and the said Burel, being a competent person said Clerk appointed him Administrator of the goods, chattles, rights, credits, moneys and effects, which were of the Estate of said decedent at the time of his death, and the said Burel before receiving Letters executed a Bond herein, which was filed, and is in the following Words, and figures To Wit: Know all Men, that we Burel McCormack and Thomas Brenton, of the County of Montgomery in the State of Indiana are held and firmly bound unto the State of Indiana in the sum of Seven Hundred dollars, to the payment whereof will and truly to be made and done, we hereby bind ourselves our heirs, ancestors or administrators, jointly severally and firmly by these presents, signed an sealed by us, and dated this twenty fifth day of September A.D. 1851. The condition of the above obligation is such that if the above bound Burel McCormack shall diligently and faithfully execute the duties and trust committed to him as Administrator of all and singular, the goods, chattles, rights, audits, monies, and effects, which were of William McCormack late of said County of Montgomery. Deceased, as forescribed and required by law, and will obey all orders and decrees of the Probate Court of Montgomery County, made pursuant to law, touching the Administration of said Estate, otherwise to be and remain of full force and virtue.

Witness Present Burel McCormack {seal} J.W. Lynn X (his mark) Thomas Brenton {seal} X (his mark)

The above Bond was signed, sealed and acknowledged by the obligors, thereto before, and the same as also the surety thereto was approved by me the date above written.

Attest: Andrew P. Lynn, Clerk. And the said Burel before letters were issued to him, took and subscribed an Oath of Office, which was filed, and is in the Words and figures following To Wit: The State of Indiana Montgomery County Set. Personally appeared before me Andrew P. Lynn, Clerk of the Probate Court of Montgomery County, aforesaid Burel McCormack appointed Administrator of the Estate of William McCormack, late of said County of Montgomery County, Deceased, who being by me duly sworn upon his Oath saith that he will honestly and faithfully discharge the duties and trust of his said appointment according to law and further saith not.

(Signed) Burel McCormack X (his mark)

In witness whereof, I hereunto subscribe my name at Crawfordsville this 25th day of September 1851. A.P. Lynn Clerk Thereupon said Clerk granted and issued Letters of Administration to said Burel McCormack on the Estate of said decedent which is in the words and figures To Wit: State of Indiana Montgomery County, I Andrew P. Lynn Clerk of the Probate Court, in and of the County of Montgomery in the State of Indiana, do hereby certify that Administration of the goods, chattles, rights, credits, moneys and effects which were of William McCormack late of Montgomery County, deceased, who died intestate is granted to Burel McCormack and the said Burel McCormack, having qualified and given Bond as such Administrator, is duly authorized to take upon himself the Administration of such Estate according to law Witness my hand and the seal of said Court, this twenty fifth day of September, in the year of our Lord One thousand eight Hundred and fifty one. A.P. Lynn Clerk And afterwards To Wit: On the tenth day of November in the year Eighteen Hundred and fifty one, it being the first judicial day of the November term of said Curt for said year and before our said Judge. The Clerk of said Court made a written report of Letters of Administration granted by him during the last vacation of said Court among which the following was reported To Wit. Letters of Administration granted to Burel McCormack on the Estate of William McCormack, deceased, with Thomas Brenton his surety in a penalty of $700.00. And the granting of said Letters as reported was ratified and adopted as such of the Court, and the ratification and adoption thereof was recorded in the Order Book of said Court. And afterwards

To Wit: On the twenty first day of February in the year Eighteen Hundred and fifty two, this cause was continued. And afterwards

To Wit: On the twenty second day of May in the year Eighteen Hundred and fifty two, this cause was continued. And afterwards To Wit: On the twenty first day of August in the year Eighteen Hundred and fifty two, this cause was continued. And afterwards

To Wit: On the tenth day of December in the year Eighteen Hundred and fifty two, in vacation of the Court of Common Pleas for said County Burel McCormack, Administrator of the Estate of William McCormack, deceased, appeared and filed in the Clerks Office of said Court the Oath of Appraisers, Inventory, and Sale bill, and reads in the words and figures following To Wit: State of Indiana Montgomery County, Set. We Aaron R. Schenck and Leroy Bradley, solemnly swear that we will make a just and true valuation and appraisement of the goods and effects of William McCormack, deceased, so far as they shall come to your knowledge. Aaron R. Schenck Leroy Bradley Subscribed and sworn to before me this 23rd day of October 1851. Abner Venard, J.P. And Inventory of the goods, chattles and effects of William McCormack, late of Montgomery County, and State of Indiana, deceased taken by Burel McCormick, Administrator of the Estate of said deceased

Aaron Schenck and Leroy Bradley, Appraisers called and duly sworn for the purpose.

Shovel tongs and andirons .75

1 Lot of Cupboard Ware 3.50

2 Augers and Drawing knife .75

1 Cupboard 1.50

1 Tray and Tin Ware 1.25

1 Looking Glass .62 ½

1 Half Bushel and Onions .62 ½

1 Barrel and Lot of Bags .75

1 Lot of Bottles .37 ½

1 Pair Steel Yards 1.25

1 Lot of Small Pot Metal 4.00

1 Rifle Gun 8.00

1 Smoothing Iron & Reflector .75

7 Chairs 1.75

1 Lot of Books 1.25

1 Lot of Table Cloths & Towels 1.50

1 Lot of Dye Stuffs .75

1 Lot of Bed Clothing 7.00

1 Candle Stand 1.25

1 Loom 7.00

Spectacles & shaving tools 2.00

1 Big wheel & reel 3.50

4 1/3 Yards of Cloth 2.00

1 Little wheel .05

1 Trunk & Chest 1.50

1 Dutch Sythe and 3 sickels .75

1 Mantle Clock 3.00

1 Salt barrel & salt .62

½ 12 doz. Cotton Wrap 1.20

5 old Barrels & churn .75

1 Lot of mixed rolls .50

1 lot of old irons .25

1 Table bucket & seive .37 ½

1 box of potatoes .37 ½

1 Bedstead beds and bedding 8.00

1 old saddle & hickory bard .20

1 Coverlet and wool .50

1 Matock & iron wedge .62 ½

1 Double & single tree & divis .37 ½

2 Axes 1.25

4 Sugar kettles one pot 6.00

1 Lot of plank .20

1 saddle & blanket 3.00

1 Lot of stone ware 17.52

3 lard & oven of soap grease .25

1 keg & hoe .12 ½

1 lot of cabbage & garden 2.00

1 lot of harness 10.00

One horse plough 2.00

Two horse plough 3.50

1 Shovel, plough .12 ½

1 Waggon 25.00

1 Lot of hay 2.00

½ of six acres of corn more or less 12.00

1 brown mare 25.00

½ of twelve acres of corn more or less 24.00

1 roan mare 15.00

4 ¼ acres of corn more or less 21.25

2 hogs in the pen 6.00

1 patch of potatoes 1.50

15 pigs in the pen 4.00

Rent for one year for a certain lease field 7.00

15 hogs 30.00 15 lambs 6.00

2 steers 16.00

2 heifers 10.00

1 cow & calf 12.00

1 lot of wheat at 35 cents per bush

Given under our hands this 23 day of October 1851: Aaron Shenck, Leroy Bradley Sale Bill of the goods, chattels and effects of Wm. McCormick late of Montgomery County & State of Indiana Deceased sold by Burrell McCormick administrator of said estate on the 25th day of October 1851.

Articles Sold Purchaser Names $

Shovel tongs & andirons Jonathan Hamilton .40

Pitcher & dish .10 1 Table Paid .12 ½ 1 Mantle Clock 1.05 1 box of potatoes .40 1 lot of stone ware .85 2.92 ½ 2 ? bit & drawing knife Elijah Brookshire .95

1 lot of stone ware Paid .80 1.75 1 Dough tray William Fisher .31 ¼

1 Reflector .25 1 lot of books .15 1 looking glass .40 3 table cloths 1.00 1 stand table 1.75 1 Mattock & iron wedge 1 big kettle 2 pair of horse gears Note given for 14 dollars & 46 ¼ cents being a mistake of one dollar 1.50 1.10 9.00 Note 15.46 ¼ 1 lot of tin ware Daniel Flymes .37 ½

1 oven & teakettle .25 1 big wheel & reel 3.50 1 lot of old irons .25 1 lot of stone ware Jacob Flymes .60 Note 5.07

1/2 1 lot of bottles Albert Corn Paid .20

? Oven & led Williams Corn Paid .25

1 Rocking Chair James Ellis Paid .40

1 Frying Pan David Hostehon Paid .31 1/5

1 Lot of cupboard ware Jeremiah Wells .25

2 dishes knives forks & spoons .40 1 coverlet & wool .30 Paid .95 1 Rifle Gun Thomas McCormick Note 9.50

6 chairs Joseph Ellis Paid .55

4 1/3 yards of fulled cloth William Prine 3.56 ¼

1 lot of mixed rolls .35 1 lot of potatoes in the patch 1.00 Note 4.91 ¼ 1 Chest Reuben Jones Paid .25

1 little wheel Reuben Jones .25

1 big kettle 1.75 1 cupboard Joseph Mason .50

1 big kettle 1.50 Note 1.50 1 Loom Jacob Thompson 6.00

2 Reeds & one hair of gears 1.30 Note 7.30 1 bedstead Stephen Williams 5.00

3 ¼ acres of corn more or less 19.10 Note 24.10 1 Dutch Sythe John Pefly .40

1 Shovel Plough .10 Paid .50 1 barrel of salt Allen McCormick Paid .62 ½

4 sickels Curtes Edwards .25

1 sheepskin .80 1 lot of cabbage 1.70 1 waggon 29.00 Note 31.75 1 old saddle & bark Samuel Greybill .05 ½ of twelve acres of corn more or less 12.00 Note 12.05

1 double tree & single tree & cleves Richard Graves .50

1 lot of stone ware .95 1 Brown Mare 34.00 1 two horse plough 3.25 Note 38.70 1 big kettle Mathew Thompson 1.75

2 hogs in the pen 8.80 5 hogs first choice 19.37 ½ Note 29.92 ½

5 hogs third choice William M. Thompson Note 9.50

1 saddle A. Johnston 3.93 1/4

1 cow & calf 17.15 Note 21.08

½ 1 coffee pot & strainer Johnathan Edwards .25

1 skillet & led .31 ¼ 1 barrel & bags .37 ½ 1 lot of bed clothing 1.25 1 lot of bed clothing 1.00 3 sheets & bed tick 1.00 1 bed & bedding 4.75 1 lot of stone ware .80 Note 9.73

½ 1 wooden bucket O.A. Burk .35

1 pair of steelyards 1.46 ¼ 1 lot of towels Note given for four dollars & .65

2 axes Fifty cents being a mistake of 1.20 1 sythe & cradle One dollar & 23 ¾ cts 1.25 1 lot of cabbage .60 1 hoe & cutting knife .12 ½ Note 5.75 ½

1 griddle & iron trammel Aaron Schenk .55

1 wash board & pitcher .35 1 lot of bed clothing 3. 12 ½ 1 pair of shears .25 1 lot of cotton yarn 1.10 1 one horse plough 4.00 ½ of six acres of corn more or less 4.25 1 lot of stone ware Leroy Bradley 2.50 Note 16.12 ¼

1 lot of books Joseph P. McGilliard .10

2 coverlets 8.25 5 barrels & churn 1.25 1 lot of stone ware .80 1 lot of books George McCormick .10

1 trunk & shaving tools 1.00 1 bed and bedding 4.25 1 bedsted 1.00 1 col of plank & iron pot Francis McGilliard .20

5 first choice of sheep - 1.85 per head 9.25 5 second choice of sheep - 1.63 per head 8.15 5 third choice of sheep - 1.62 per head 8.10 Note 42.45

1 lot of dye stuff Mary Ann McCoy Paid .20

1 half bushel & onions Tolbert Welsh .60

1 lot of stone ware .95 Paid 1.55 1 lot of plates Daniel Kelsey .55

1 Roan Mare 36.00 Note 36.55 1 lot of stone ware Leonard ? .75

1 lot of do .75 1 lot of do .85 1 lot of do .56 ¼ 1 lot of do .55 Rent of certain lease field 5.00 1 brindle heifer 5.00 1 red heifer 1 lot of stone ware Joseph Kenney .75 Note 23.46

¼ 1 lot of stone ware Samuel P. Frame Paid .70

1 lot of stoneware Nathan Meres .90

1 lot of do .50 Paid 1.40 1 lot of stone ware Paid .85 1 lot of stone ware William D. Moore Paid .75

1 lot of stone ware Jacob Harshbarger .62 1/3 1 lot of do .67 Paid 1.29 ½ 1 lot of stone ware Florace Priest Paid .45

1 kegg Joseph F. Flulse .25

15 pigs Wm. J. Flulse 12.55 Note 12.80

1 lot of hay Mathew Brown 1.30

5 hogs second choice George Cooker Note 11.00

2 steers John Burk Note 30.50

1 lot of wheat at 37 cts per bush Jeremiah Neineige 3.40

Total $420.07

Jacob Thompson Clerk State of Indiana Montgomery County I Jacob Thompson, Clerk of the sale of the personal property of William McCormack, deceased, swear the foregoing Sale Bill, is a true account of the sale of the personal property of the decedent, not taken by the Widow. Burel McCormack. Subscribed and sworn to before me the 10th day of Dec. 1852. Andrew P. Lynn

CCP Montgomery County Sale Bill Total around $420.07 ¾ And afterwards

To Wit: On the seventh day of October in the year Eighteen Hundred and fifty three, it being the fifth judicial day of the October Term of said Court, for said year and before our said Judge, Comes said Administrator and files his petition verified by Oath in vacation of said Court

To Wit. On the 11th day 1853, asking an order of said Court to sell and transfer Land Warrant No. 923 of the date of the 11th of February 1851, for 80 acres issued under Act of Congress of the 28th of September 1850, in the name of said William McCormack, Private in Captain Yearlys Company Colonel Dickinsons Reg. Virginia Militia, War of 1812 who has deceased, since the issuing of said Warrant, setting forth among other things that the personal Estate of said William McCormack is insufficient to pay off the indebtedness of said McCormack, and that he left as his surviving heirs Allen McCormack, Anderson McCormack, Burel McCormack, George McCormack, William McCormack, Thomas McCormack, Julia Ann Fisher, Polly Wade, Johnson McCormack and James McCormack. Proof being made that notice by publication was given, thirty days before the first day of this term, to said heirs, and the Court being satisfied that said William McCormack was the owner of said Warrant in his lifetime and that he deceased since the issuing of said Warrant, and that the above are his legal heirs under the laws, of this State, and that said Warrant ought to be sold as asked for by said petitioner. It is therefore considered that Burel McCormack said Administrator sell at private sale, and transfer all right, title, and claim which the said William McCormack owned in his lifetime, together with all the right, title, interest and claim of the said heirs, in and to said Warrant, and that he be authorized to make said sale assignment, and transfer in the manner and to the effect as prescribed by law, and that said transfer when made shall vest in the purchasers a right to transfer over or locate said Warrant in the same manner that said William McCormack could have done in his lifetime. And afterwards To Wit: On the eleventh day of January in the year Eighteen Hundred and fifty nine it being the ninth judicial day of the January term of said Court for said year and before our said Judge, Burrell McCormack, Administrator of said Estate, appears and files an account current and accompanying vouchers for a final settlement of said Estate. Which said account, current is examined and confirmed by the Court and reads in the words and figures following To Wit: To the Honorable Court of Common Pleas of Montgomery County, Indiana, Burel McCormack, Administrator of the Estate of William McCormack, deceased, would respectfully represent that there has come into his hands and he has made the following disbursement thereof. To Wit: Amount of Sale bill 420.07 And has paid out as follows: Voucher No. 1 J.P. McGilliard Guardian 150.00 Voucher No. 2 J. Ellis for coffin 12.00 Voucher No. 3 G. McCormack attention to property 2.17 Voucher No. 4 Thomas McCormack attention to property 12.50 Voucher No. 5 A. Kelly Doctor Bill 16.50 Voucher No. 6 A. Skenk Appraiser 1.00 Voucher No. 7 L. Bradley Appraiser 1.00 The above account current is correct in all things as I verily believe. Burel McCormack X (his mark) Subscribed and sworn to before me the 10th day of January 1859. Wm. C. Vince, Clerk Which said account current and settlement shows that said Administrator has paid out the sum of Nineteen Dollars and twenty seven cents, more than come into his hands by virtue of his said trust. Therefore said Administrator is discharged from any further duty respecting his said trust. And thereupon it is ordered that the Clerk of this Court make a completion record of all the proceedings in this case.

Source: RL 929.3 Montgomery County (Ind.) Probate Records of Montgomery County, Indiana, 1822-1940.

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