Parke County Courthouse

Park Probate Court Records

Michael Wilkins

 

††††††††††† Final record of the estate of Michael Wilkins, Deceased, Be it remembered that on the Twelfth day of July in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and forty seven, in vacation of our said court Letters of administration were granted by the Clerk thereof to Samuel Wilkins and George Wilkins on the estate of the said Michael Wilkins, deceased, the said Samuel and George Wilkins having first filed their bonds conditioned according to law, in the penalty of Sixteen hundred dollars with I Tilliman their security thereon, which bond and letters; and oath of the said administrators read in the words and figures following towit:Know all men by these presents, That we, Samuel Wilkins and Isaac Tilliman of the County of Parke and State of Indiana, are held and firmly bound unto the State of Indiana in the penal sum of Sixteen hundred dollars,m lawful money of the United States, to the payment whereof, well and truly to be made, we find ourselves , our heirs, executors, and administrators, jointly and severally, firmly, by these presents,sealed with our seals, and dated this 12th day of July, Anna Domini 1847.The condition of the above obligation is such, that if the above ?, Samuel Wilkins, shall diligently and faithfully execute the duties and trusts committed to him as joint administrator of the estate of Michael Wilkins late of the County of Parke and State of Indiana, deceased, and obey all orders and decrees of the Probate Court of the said County of Parke, made pursuant to law, touching the administration of the said estate of the said Michael Wilkins, deceased, entrusted to him as aforesaid, then the above obligation to be void; otherwise to remain in full force and ? in law.Taken, signed, and sealed before and approved by me in vacation of said court the day and year above written, John Davis Clerk.†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Samuel Wilkins

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† I. Tilliman

††††††††††† Know all men by these presents, that we, George Wilkins and Isaac Tilliman of the County of Parke and State of Indiana, are held and firmly bound unto the state of Indiana the penal sum of Sixteen hundred dollars, lawful money of the United States, payment whereof, well and truly to be made, we bind ourselves, our heirs, executors, and administrators jointly and severally firmly, by these presents, sealed with our seals and dated the 12th day of July, Anna Domini 1847.The condition of the above obligation is such that if the above bounden, George Wilkins, shall diligently and faithfully execute the duties and trusts committed to him as joint administrator of the estate of Michael Wilkins late of the County of Parke and State of Indiana, deceased, and obey all orders and decrees of the Probate Court of the said County of Parke, made pursuant to law, touching the administration of the said estate of the said Michael Wilkins, deceased, entrusted to him as aforesaid, then the above obligation to be void; otherwise to remain in full force and ? in

 

 

law.Taken, signed, and sealed before and approved by me in vacation of said Court the day and year above written††††††††††

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† George Wilkins

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† I Tilliman

 

 

 

 

I John G Davis, Clerk of the Probate Court, in and for the county and State aforesaid, do hereby certify that administration of the Goods, chattels, rights, credits, Moneys and Effects, which were of Michael Wilkins, late of Parke County, deceased, who died intestate, is granted to George Wilkins and Samuel Wilkins; and the said George Wilkins and Samuel Wilkins having qualified and given bond as such administrators are duly authorized to take upon themselves the administration of such estate, according to law.

††††††††††† Witness my hand and the seal of said Court, this 12th day of July in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and forty seven.John Davis Clerk, State of Indiana, County of Parke.I, Samuel Wilkins, do solemnly swear that I will honestly and faithfully discharge the duties and trusts of my appointment as joint administrator of the estate of Michael Wilkins late of the County of Parke and State of Indiana, deceased, according to law.So help me God.†† Samuel Wilkins

Subscribed and sworn to before me, the undersigned, clerk of the Parke Probate Court on this 12th day of July A.D. 1847

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† John Davis, Clerk

††††††††††† State of Indiana, County of Parke.I, George Wilkins, do solemnly swear that I will honestly and faithfully discharge the duties and trusts of my appointment as joint administrator of the estate of Michael Wilkins late of the County of Parke and State of Indiana deceased, according to law.So help me God.

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† George Wilkins

Subscribed and sworn to before me, the undersigned, Clerk of the Parke Probate Court, on this 12th day of June A.D. 1847

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† John Davis, Clerk

††††††††††† And afterwards towit in the Sixth day of September in the year last aforesaid the administrators filed in the office of the Clerk of our Court aforesaid the following Inventory towit:We the undersigned do solemnly swear that we will truly honestly and impartially appraise the estate, property and effects of Michael Wilkins, deceased, which shall be exhibited to us according to the best of our judgement and ability

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Jonathan HoughamJames Chezam

Sworn and subscribed to before me a Justice of the peace of Parke Co. Indiana this 16th day of July 1847.†††

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Charles Martin J.P.

 

††††††††††† An Inventory of the personal property of Michael Wilkins late of Parke County and State of Indiana, deceased, taken on the 16th day of July 1847 by us Administrators of the estate of Michael Wilkins with the assistance of Jonathan Hougham and James Chezam their being summoned and duly sworn for that purpose.

1 corn plough††††††††††††††† ††††††††††† 5.00††††††††††††††† ††††††††††† 1 Lot of water buckets †††††††††† †††††.50

1 Hay fork††††††††††††††††††† ††††††††††† †† .50††††††††††††††† 1 Lot of Stone ware††††††††††††††††† ††† 1.50

1 Grey Mare††††† ††† ††††††††††††††††††† 45.00†††††††††††††† 1 Pair of hand Irons††††† †††† †††††† †††††.25

1 Bay Contract††† ††††††††† ††††††††††† 60.00†††††††††††††† 1 Lot of Meal bags††††††††††††††††††† ††† 1.50

Mare

 

1 Bay Mare†††††† †† †††††††† †††††††††† 50.00†††††††††††††† 1 Side saddle & bridle†† ††††††3.00

1 Black Mare†††† ††† †††††††††††††††††† 30.00†††††††††††††† 1 Grind Stone†††††††††††††††††††††††††† ††† 1.00

1 Bay Colt†††††††† †† ††††††††††††††††††† 25.00†††††††††††††† 1 Lot of old Tools†††††††††††††††††††† ††† 1.50

1 Iron Grey Colt†††††††††††††††††††† 25.00†††††††††††††† 1 Cross but saw†††††††††††† ††† ††††††2.00

1 Speckled Heifer ††††††††††††††††† 10.00††††††††††††††† 1 Lot of Tools†††††††††††††††††††††††††† ††† 1.00

1 White Cow†††† †††† †††††††††††††††††† 9.00†††††††††††††††† 2 Fire shovels and Tongs††† ††††1.00

1 Pied Cow††††††† ††† ††††††††††††††††††† 10.00††††††††††††††† 2 Smoothing Irons††††††††††††††††††† †††† ††††††.50

1 Bull††††††††††††††† ††† †††††††††††††††††† 10.00††††††††††††††† 3 Bells and Lantern†††††††††††††††††† †† 1.00

1 Black spotted ††† ††††††††††††††††† 8.00†††††††††††††††† 1 Lot of old irons††††††††††††††††††††† ††† 2.00

Heifer

1 Large Red Cow††† †††††††††††††††††† 10.00††††††††††††††† 1 Pair of hand Irons††††††††††††††††† †††† .25

1 Red Cow†††††††††††††††††††† †††† †††††† 9.00†††††††††††††††† 1 Pair of Steelyards††††††††††††††††† †††† .50

1 Pale Red cow†††† †††††††††††††††††† 9.50†††††††††††††††† 1 Moving scythe and keg††††††††††††††††††††††† †††† .50

32 Head of hogs†† †††††††††††††††††† 64.00†††††††††††††† 2 Sugar Kettle††††††††††††††††††††††††† ††† 1.50

20 Head of stock†† †††††††††††††††††† 15.00††††††††††††††† 1 Brass Kettle†††††††††††††††††††††††††† ††† 1.50

†† hogs

1 Sow and pigs†††† †††††††††††††††††† 5.00†††††††††††††††† 1 Lot of barrels in smoke††† †††††1.00

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† house

1 Two horse waggon †††††††††††††††† 48.00†††††††††††††† 1 Wash tub and Tar Bucket†††† †††††.25

1 Carriage and††† ††††††††††††††††††† 25.00†††††††††††††† 2 Whips and basket††††††††††††††††† †††† .25

harness††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††

1 Cultivator†††††† †††† †††††††††††††††††† 1.50††††††††††††††††† 6 Bee stands†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† †† 10.00

1 Shovel plough †††††.†††††††††††††††† 25††††††††††††††††††† 6 Winsor Chairs††††††††††††††††††††††† †† ††††††4.00

1 Cast plough††† †††† †††††††††††††††††† 2.00†††††††††††††††† 6 Rush bottom Chairs††† ††† ††††††3.00

1 Peacock plough†† †††††††††††††††††† 3.00†††††††††††††††† 1 Lot of old Chairs††††††††††††††††††† ††† 1.00

1 Pair of ††††††††† ††††††††††††††††††††††† 1.00†††††††††††††††† 1 Rifle Gun†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† †† ††††††3.00

Doubletrees

1 Log chain and†††† ††††††††††††††††††† 1.00†††††††††††††††† 2 Framed pictures†††††††††††††††††††† ††† ††††††1.00

Stretchers

1 Pair Breaching††††††††††† ††††.††††† 50††††††††††††††††††† 1 Clock and Case†††††††††††††††††††††† †† ††††††4.00

2 Pair of Horse††† ††††††††††††††††††† 4.00†††††††††††††††† 1 Bed bedding and bedstead†† ††††10.00

gears

1 Lot waggon harness.†††††††††††††† 00††††††††††††††††††† 1 Lot of bed covers†††††††††††††††††† †† †††††10.00

1 Lot of old gear†† ††††††††††††††††††† 1.00††††††††††††††††† 1 Bed bedstead and Clothing††††10.00

1 Wind mill†††††† †††† †††††††††††††††††† 5.00†††††††††††††††† 1 Bed and bedstead††††† †††††††† 10.00

1 Lot of old barrels ††.†††††††††††††† 50††††††††††††††††††† 1 Trunnel bed and bedstead†† ††††2.00

1 Lot of iron forks†††††††††††††††† 2.00†††††††††††††††† 1 Book case†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† ††† †††††1.00

and scoop shovel

1 Lot of oats in††† †††††††††††††††††††† 5.00†††††††††††††††† 1 Bureau†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† †††† 8.00

barn

1 Lot of wheat in†††††††††††††††††††† 10.00††††††††††††††† 1 Candle Stand†††††††††††††††††††††††† †††† 1.25

barn

22 acres of corn†††††††††††††††††††† 100.00††††††††††††† 1 Box shaving implements†††††††††† †††† .75

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† and glass

200 Bushels of††† ††††††††††††††††††† 25.00†††††††††††††† 1 Woolen wheel & Reel†††† ††††††1.75

††† corn in fall

1 Third part of†††† ††††††††††††††††††† 3.00†††††††††††††††† 1 Breakfast table††††††††††††††††††††† ††† ††††††1.50

potato patch

1 Lot of hay††††† †††††††††††††††††††††† 30.00†††††††††††††† 1 Lot of summer bed cloths††† †††††4.00

supposed to be

10 ton

1 Weaver loom &††† ††††††††††††††††† 3.00†††††††††††††††† 2 Coverlets†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† †††† ††††††6.00

apparatus

1 Lot of Barrels††††††††††† ††††.††††† 50 †††††† 2 Beds quilts & comfort††††††††††† †††† ††††††††††††3.00

2 Washtubs & 3 half†††† ††††††††††† 1.00††††††††††††††††† 16 lbs of woolen yarn†† †††† ††††††5.00

bushels††††††††††

17 lbs of wool and††††††††††††††† 3.00†††† July 15th 1847 for†††††††††††††††††† ††† ††††††42.00†† blanket†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† †††††††††††

1 Lot of Glass ware†† †††††††††††††† .75†††††† 1 Note on John Haydon due††††† †††††††††† 4.42

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† May 26th 1838 considered

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† of no value for

2 Candlesticks†††† .††††††††††††††††† 40††††††† 1 Account on Wm Shirk for†††††† †††††††††† 1.31

1 Cupboard & †† ††††††††††††††††††††††† 10.00††† 1 Account on John Walker Good †††††††††††8.00

Cupboard ware

1 Candle stand†† †††††††††††††††††††† 1.00†††† 1 Account on Henry Martin Good†††††††††† 4.25

1 Breakfast Table†††††††† ††††††††††† 2.50††† 1 On Henry Frink doubtful††††††† †††††††††† 4.00

1 Lot of Cooking††††††††††† †††††††††† 3.00††† †††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† †††††††††† ††††††††††

Utensils

3 Servers tin ware†† †††††††††††††††† 2.50††† 1 ditto on John Wadkins good †††††††††††23.72†††† ††& Looking glass

1 Bed bedstead &††††††††† †††††††††† 9.00††† 1 do on Margaret Frink good††† †††††††††††.87

bedding

1 Lot harrow teeth†††††††††††††††† 1.00†††† †††† 1 doHenry Gibson doubtful ††††††12.00

Of specie on hand ††††††††††††††††††† 204.00†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† †††††† 1340.41

Current bank notes ††††††††††††††††† 73.00†††††††††††††† 11 Head of Geese††††††††††††††††††††† †††† ††††††1.25

1 Note of hand on†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 1 note of Charles Gerhart

Jonas Campbell and††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† no value††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† ††† ††††††4.00

Isaac Springstead††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 1 Note on Morris Hughes Good†† ††††††††††5.01

drawn March 30th 1842††††††††††††††††††††††† without interest

due June the first††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 1 Account on T & S McPheron†† ††††2.00

1812 for the sum ††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† ††good

of†††† Doubtful†† ††††††††† ††††††††††† 156.50††††††††††††† 1 Account on John Tinbrook††††† ††† 3.00

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† good

††††††††††† ††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 1 do Samuel Wilkins good††††††††† †††† 2.87

1 Note on William††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† †††††1358.54††† & A Sevis due

 

This inventory completed this 30th day of August 1847.

††††††††††††††††††††††† Jonathan Hougham

††††††††††††††††††††††† James Chezem††††††††††††† Appraisers

State of Indiana Parke County .We do solemnly swear that the foregoing inventory is in all respects just and true, and contains a full statement of all the property, notes, accounts, cash, Bank notes and other circulating medium belonging to the estate of Michael Wilkins, deceased, which have come to our hands: and that no bonds Mortgages, other securities or debts in favor of said estate have come to our hands to be administered and further say not.George WilkinsSamuel Wilkins

††††††††††† Sworn and subscribed to before me September 5, 1847

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† J Davis Clk

††††††††††† And afterwards towit at a term of said court begun and held at the court house aforesaid on the second monday being the Thirteenth day of September in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and forty seven, before the Hon John Marshall Judge thereof and on Thursday the fourth day of the term, t;he same being the sixteenth day of the said month, Comes John G Davis, Clerk of this court by whom Letters of Administration were granted in the last vacation to Samuel Wilkins and George Wilkins, on the estate of said deceased, and reports all his proceedings on the premises, by producing to the court here the records of his proceedings, which being examined by the Court is approved and confirmed, and adopted as the acts of this court; and further that the bonds taken by said Clerk from said administrators for the faithful performance of these duties be approved. And afterwards towit the administration filed the following sale Bill towit; and this case is continued.An account of the sales of the personal property of Michael Wilkins, deceased, Late of Reserve Township Parke County and State of Indiana sold on the 20th day of August A.D. 1847.On a credit of Twelve months where the amount was upwards of Three dollars under Three dollars cash in hand,

Sold to

Samuel Wilkins†††††††††† 200 bushels corn††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† ††††††25.00

††††††††††† "†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 11 Geese†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† ††††††††††† .88

††††††††††† "†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 2 Rakes††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† ††††††††††† .25

††††††††††† "†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 2 Barrels††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† ††††††††††† .05

††††††††††† "†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Gun††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† ††††††††††† 4.00

††††††††††† "†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Trowel & Bell†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† .27

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† ††††††††††† 30.85

 

Samuel Laferty†††††††††††† 600 bushels corn††††††††††††††††††††† ††††††††††† ††††††††††† 76.50††††††††††††††

††††††††††† "†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Stack Hay††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 11.65

Note Endorsed by††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††

Enoch Goldizen†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 88.15††

 

 

 

 

Martha Wilkins†††††††††††† 175 Bushes Corn†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† ††††††††††† 17.50

††††††††††† "†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Cultivator†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 1.00

††††††††††† "†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Bay colt††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 20.00

††††††††††† "†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 5 Shoats†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 5.00

††††††††††† "†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 1 Cow†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 10.00

††††††††††† "†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Stand bees†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 1.00

††††††††††† "†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Saddle†††††††††††††††††††††††† ††††††††††† ††††††††††† 2.00

††††††††††† "†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Clock††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 2.00

††††††††††† "†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Table†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 1.50

††††††††††† "†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Tinware††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 1.00

††††††††††† "†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Shugar Kettle†††††††††††††††††††††††††† ††††††††††† 1.06

††††††††††† "†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Lot Wheat†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 8.00

††††††††††† "†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Lot Hay††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† ††††††††††† 10.00

Note Endorsed by G H Cross†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† ††††††††††† 80.06

 

Henry Crabb†††††††††††††††† 1 Stack Hay††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† ††††††††††† 9.00

††††††††††† "†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Hay Fork††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† †† .50

Note Endorsed by Ezekiel Driver††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† ††††††††††† 9.50

 

B.P.Rankin†††††††††††††††††††† Stack Hay††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 6.00

††††††††††† "†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Bay Mare††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 66.00

††††††††††† "†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Saddle†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† ††††††††††† 2.00

Note Endorsed by George Wilkins†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† ††††††††††† 74.00

 

Samuel Case†††††††††††††††† Potatoes†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 5.06

††††††††††† "†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 1 Cow†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 11.50

††††††††††† "†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Bottle and Oil†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† †† .43

Note Endorsed by Joshua Fisher†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† ††††††††††† 16.99

 

 

N.M.Overman††††††††††††††† 10 Hogs 1.25†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† ††††††††††† 12.50

††††††††††† "†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Hay Fork††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 1.05

††††††††††† "†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Large Barrell††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† †† .15

††††††††††† "†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Bridle†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† †† .75

††††††††††† "†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Sow & Pigs†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 6.50

††††††††††† "†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 10 Hogs 3.25††††††††††††††††††††††††††† ††††††††††† 32.50

††††††††††† "†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 10 Hogs 2.00††††††††††††††††††††††††††† ††††††††††† 20.00

††††††††††† "†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† X Cut saw†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 3.50

††††††††††† "†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 2 Barrels††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† †† .10

††††††††††† "†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Grindstone††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 1.30

††††††††††† "†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 1/2 bushel ?†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† †† .30

Note Endorsed by E. Cox††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 78.65

 

Samuel McPhein††††††††††††††††††††††† 10 Hogs 1.05†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† ††††††††††† 10.50

††††††††††† "†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 5 Hogs†† .85††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† ††††††††††† 4.25

Note Endorsed by Morris Hughes††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† ††††††††††† 14.75

 

John Walters††††††††††††††† 125 Doz Oats 11 1/2††††††††††††††††† ††††††††††††††††††††††† 14.37

Note Endorsed by Wm Shirk

 

Joseph Dail††††††††††††††††† Gray Mare††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† ††† 50.50

Note Endorsed by John Tinbrook

 

O Demut†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Wheat fan††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† †††† 6.25

Note Endorsed by Samuel Chezem

 

David Edwards†††††††††††† Scoop Shovel††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† .81

††††††††††† "†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 1 Plow†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† ††† 2.94

Note Endorsed by Thomas Myers††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† ††† 3.75

 

Enoch Goldizen†††††††††††† 1 Plow†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 4.50

††††††††††† "†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 1 Cow†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† †††† 10.00

Note Endorsed by Saml Laverty††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† †††† 14.50

 

Henry Linton†††††††††††††††† Harrow†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† ††††† 2.25

††††††††††† "†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Keg†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† .88

††††††††††† "†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Augers††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† .22

††††††††††† "†††††††††††††††††††††† ††††††††††† Chizzles††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† .44

††††††††††† "†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Shovel††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 1.00

Note Endorsed by Wm Philips††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† ††††††4.79

 

John Ensworth††††††††††††† Waiter††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† .40

††††††††††† "†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 2 Set harness†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 5.00

††††††††††† "†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 1 Shade††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† .10

Note Endorsed by Henry Crabb††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† ††††††5.50

 

Jacob Hiler††††††††††††††††† Bay Mare††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† ††††† 65.50

††††††††††† "†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 1 Bell††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† .56

Note endorsed by Michael & Elizabeth Driver†††††††††††††† ††††† 66.06

 

Allen Nick††††††††††††††††††† 1 Cow†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† ††††††††††††9.00

Note Endorsed by Jonathan Swain†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††

 

Samuel Chezem†††††††††††† 1 Bull††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 10.10

††††††††††† "†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Lithe†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† ††††††.87

Note Endorsed by William Brown††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† ††††† 10.97

 

Thomas Myers†††††††††††††† 1 Cow†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† ††††† 14.62

††††††††††† "†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Wash Board††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† ††††††.31

Note Endorsed by D Edwards

 

Robt Manwarrens††††††††† Brown Colt††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† ††††††††††† 25.50

Note Endorsed by Wm Manwarren

 

Charles More††††††††††††††† 4 Shoats†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 2.00

††††††††††† "†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 1 Quilt††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† .25

††††††††††† "†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 1 Blanket††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 1.50

††††††††††† "†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Log Chain††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 1.43

††††††††††† "†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Streatchers††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† ††††††.43

††††††††††† "†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Buggy Tung†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† ††††††3.00

††††††††††† "†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Iron Pot††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† .25

††††††††††† "†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Stone Ware††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† ††††††.31

††††††††††† "†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Churn†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† ††††††.35

††††††††††† "†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Grid Iron††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† .31

Note Endorsed by John Walters†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† †††††10.03

W Williams†††††††††††††††††† 1 Quilt††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† ††††††4.00

††††††††††† "†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 1 Quilt††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† .75

Note secured by John W Williams†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† ††††††4.75

 

Edmun Noe†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Bed & Bedding††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 14.00

Note Endorsed by Peter R Hess

 

W. B. Morris†††††††††††††††† Tea board††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† .55

††††††††††† "†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Set Chairs††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† ††††††6.42

Note secured by Stephen Woodard†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† ††††††6.97

 

Richard Martin†††††††††††† Waggon††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 57.37

Note secured by James Martin Sen.

 

Jonathan Hougham††††††† Buggy & Harness†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† ††††††††††† 20.00

Note Endorsed by Jona Hougham Junior

 

Alexander McPhern††††† Yarn†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† ††††††6.88

Note Endorsed by Isiah Swain

 

G.W. Cross††††††††††††††††††† 1 Bell††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† ††††††.50

††††††††††† "†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Kettle†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† .43

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† .93

 

Cash received on day of Sale††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† ††††† 38.17

Total amount of Sales†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† ††† †††††††782.32

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† G.W. Cross†† Clerk

 

State of Indiana Parke County.Personally appeared before the undersigned G.W. Cross Clerk of the above Sale and saith that the above amount of Seven Hundred and Eighty two dollars & 32/100 is correct to the best of his knowledge.Sworn & subscribed to this 17th 1847.†††††††††††††††††††††††† W.C. Whitson J.P.††† G.W. Cross

 

††††††††††† And afterward towit at a term of said court begun and held at the court house aforesaid on the second monday being the Thirteenth day of December in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and forty seven, before the Hon John Marshall Judge thereof and on Thursday the fourth day of the term, the same being the sixteenth day of the said month; On motion this case is continued

††††††††††† And afterwards towit at the term of said court begun and held at the court house aforesaid on the second monday being the thirteenth day of March in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and forty eight, before the Hon John Marshall Judge thereof and on monday the seventh day of the term, the same being the Twentieth day; of the said month; On motion this case is continued

††††††††††† And afterwards towit at a term of said court begun and held at the court house aforesaid on the second monday being the Twelfth day of June in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and forty eight, before the Hon John Marshall Judge thereof and on Saturday the sixth day of the term, the same being the Seventeenth day of said month; On motion this case is continued

††††††††††† And afterwards towit at a term of said court begun and held at the court house aforesaid on the second monday being the Eleventh day of December in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and forty eight before the Hon John Marshall Judge thereof and on Wednesday the ninth day of the term, the same being the Twentieth day of the said month; On motion this cause is continued

††††††††††† And afterwards towit at a term of said court begun and held at the court house aforesaid on the second monday being the Twelfth day of March in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and forty nine, before the Hon John Marshall Judge thereof and on Wednesday the ninth day of the term, the same being the Twentyfirst day of the said month; On motion this case is continued

††††††††††† And afterwards towit at a term of said court begun and held at the court house aforesaid on the second Monday being the Eleventh day of June in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and forty nine before the Hon John Marshall Judge thereof and on Wednesday the ninth day of the term, the same being the Twentieth day of the said month; On motion this case is continued

††††††††††† And afterwards towit at a term of said court begun and held at the court house aforesaid on the second monday being the Tenth day of September in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and forty nine, before the Hon John Marshall Judge thereof and on Tuesday the second day of the term, the same being the Eleventh day of the said month; Comes George Wilkins and Samuel Wilkins, administrators and file an account current upon the administration of said estate verified by affidavit as follows towit:The report of Samuel and George Wilkins, Administrators of the Estate of Michael Wilkins, deceased showeth that there have come to their hands, the following sums, towit;

Amount of Inventory†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† $1358.54

Cash of David Shirk (Sub to Canal)†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† ††††††††††† †† 10.00

Interest collected on sale notes††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† ††††††††††† ††† 7.08

Ibid. on note of Jonas Campbell††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† ††††††††††† †† 58.00

Ibid. on note of Jonas Campbell††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† ††† 7.17

Diff between Inv. & Sale Bill††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† ††††††††††† †† 511.62†† $1491.41

 

They have paid out the following sums as per

Voucher No ††††† 1Widows receipt†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† †††††††††††††††††††††† ††$150.00

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 2John G Davis Clk†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† ††††††††††† 26.73

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 3J.R. Patterson†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 8.00

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 4Bryant & Roach†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 20.00

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 5A. Patterson††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† ††††††††††† 2.13

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 6Tax receipt††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† ††††††††††† 31.62

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 7Jacob Attehuler†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† ††††††††††† .62

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 8Joseph Roberts†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 5.50

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 9Loury & McCune††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 7.00

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 10 R.M. Gilkerson††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 5.00

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 11 Henry Linton†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† ††††††††††† 1.50

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 12 Ricketts & Hawley††††††††††††††††††††††††††† ††††††††††† 25.00

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 13 Henry Chezum††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 2.25

†††††††††††

 

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 14 George W Cross†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 1.50

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 15 Samuel A Duvall†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† ††††††††††† 14.17

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 16 C.W. Brown††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† ††††††††††† 2.00

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 17 Hougham & Chezum†††††††††††††††††††††††††† ††††††††††† 2.00

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 18 L. & A Chapin††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 2.13

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 19 Allen & Weaver††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 8.00

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 20 Samuel Wilkins††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 55.75

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 21 Admrs allowance, Saml W.††††††††††††††† ††††††††††† 65.00

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 22 John G Davisbal fees†††††††††††††††††††† ††††††††††† 17.48

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 23 John H Wadkinssettle††††††††††††††††††† ††††††††††† .88

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 24 Attorneys feesB. & Roache 10.00

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† †† ††††††† $465.68

†††††††††††

††† ††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† †††††††††† $1491.41

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Balance of assets††† ††††††††††††††††† $1026.73

 

The adms file the following doubtful and desperate claims for the benefit of the Heirs:

One note on Jonas Campbell for †††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† ††††††††††††††††††††††† $163.67

One note on John Haydon†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 4.62

One note on Charles Gearhard†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† ††††††††††† 4.00

One Acton Henry Gibson†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† ††††††††††† 12.00†† ††††††††††† †††††††††† †††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† ††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 184.44

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Leaving a residue of†††† ††††††††††† $842.44

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 25 Of which one third belongs to

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† †† Martha Wilkins widow†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 280.81

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Leaving the sum of††††††† ††††††††††† $561.63

to be divided among the seven heirs of decedent, towit:

1 George Wilkins†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† $80.23

2 Samuel Wilkins††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 80.23

3 Mary & John Tinbrook†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 80.23

4 Nancy & Joseph D. Russell†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† ††††††††††† 80.23

5 Elizabeth & Henry Linton†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† ††††††††††† 80.23

6 Martha & R.P. Rankin and†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† ††††††††††† 80.23

7 John Wilkins†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† ††††††††††† 80.23

The above shows the dividend to each heir, of the assets on hand at the death of decedent, but some of the heirs have received advancements which vary the dividend, as follows.

George Wilkins received by way of advancement as per Voucher No

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 26 †††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† ††††††††††††††††††††††† 600.00

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 27 J.D. Russell††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† ††††††††††† 100.00

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 28 Henry Linton††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 100.00

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 29 B.P. Rankin†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† ††††††††††† 51.00

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 851.00

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† To which add assets, as above††††††††††††† ††††††††††† 561.63

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† To be divided among the said

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† seven heirs†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† ††† ††††††† 1412.63

leaves to each $201.80

 

 

The Admr. has paid the heirs as follows towit:†† still Due

Voucher No.††††† 30 Mary & John Tinbrook††† †††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 150.00 51.80

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 31 Nancy & J.D. Russell††††††††††† †† †††††††† 35.00†† 66.50

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 32 Elizabeth & Henry Linton ††††††††††††††† 35.00†† 66.50

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 33 Martha & B.P. Rankin††††††††††† †† †††††††† 78.00†† 72.80

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 34 John Wilkins†††††††††††††††††††††† ††††††††† 126.36 75.44

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† †† which sum of†††††††††††††††††††††† ††††††††††† 424.36†† 333.04

Subtracted from the assets in his hands†† 561.63

leaves to be accounted for††††††††††††††† 137.27

The said George Wilkins has received as an advancement as above $600.From which deduct 201.80 his Share as an heir leaves thesum of $398.20 owing to said heirs which he has paid by giving them his notes, now here shown to the court, as follows towit:

John Tinbrook †††††††††† $51.80 †††††††††††† †††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† ††J.D. Russell†††††††††††††††† 66.50

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Henry Linton†††††††††††††††† 66.50

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† B.P. Rankin††††††††††††††††††† ††††††††††† 72.80

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† John Wilkins††††††††††††††† 75.44

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Samuel Wilkins†††††††††††† 65.16†††††††††††††† $398.20

The said Samuel, one of the Administrators, is entitled as an heir, to his dividend of $201.80

The above balance of $137.27 shown above to be ††††††† $137.27

in his hands, added to the above note of ††††††††††††††††††††† ††65.16

from George Wilkins, makes up his own dividend

The said George makes no charge for his services the business having ben transacted by Samuel mainly.The Administrators having fully Administered and accounted for al the assets which have come to their hands, pray that this settlement ma;y be in all things confirmed, and that they may be discharges from all further responsibility.

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† George Wilkins†† Samuel Wilkins

Subscribed and sworn to in open Court, this 11th day of September 1849.†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† John Davis,Clk

Which being examined by the court is approved, and the several claims therein mentioned are allowed:And it is on motion further ordered, that this be taken as a final settlement of said estate and the said administrators are hence discharged.

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Signed September 12th 1849John Marshall

 

 

Michael Wilkins Estate

††††††††††† Widow's voucher NoFiled Sept 6 1847

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† J Davis

††††††††††† ____ the within property of Samuel and George Wilkins, administrators of the Estate of Michael, deceased, the within Montezuma property as selected by me from the inventory it being the amount of One Hundred and Fifty dollars by dower of the personal property of the said deceased.

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† †† her mark

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Martha X Wilkins†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††

††††††††††† A List of property taken by the widow

1 Black mare†††††††††††††††† †† †††††††††††††††††††† ††††††††† $30.00

1 Corn plough††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† †††††††††† 5.00†††††††††††††††††††††††††††

1 Shovel plough†††††††††††† †††††††††††††††††††††† †††††††††† ††.25

1 Pare doubletrees & clevises††† ††††††††† ††††††††††† ††1.00†††

2 pare of horse gears†††††††††††††††††††††††††† ††††††††††† 4.00

1 pale red cow††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 9.50

1 lot of water buckets†††††††††††††††††††††††††† ††††††††††† .50

1 pare of andirons††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† .25

1 lot of meal bags†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 1.50

2 pare of shovels & tongs††††††††††††††††††††† ††††††††††† 1.00

2 smoothing irons††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† †††††††††† †††.50

1 pare of andirons††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† ††.25

2 whips & baskit†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† ††††††††††† .25

6 winsor chairs†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† ††††††††††† 4.00

1 lot of old chairs†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 1.00

1 bed beding & bedstead††††††††††††††††††††† ††††††††† 10.00

1 lot of bedcovers†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† ††††††††††† 10.00

1 bed beding & bedstead††††††††††††††††††††† †† †††††††† 10.00

1 trunnel bedstead & beding†††††††††††††††† ††††††††††† 2.00††

1 book case†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 1.00

1 bureau†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 8.00 ?

1 candle stand††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 1.25

1 Shaving glass & implements†††††††††††††††† ††††††††††† .75

1 breakfast table††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 1.50

1 lot of sumer bed clothing††††††††††††††††††† ††††††††††† 4.00

17 lbs of wool & blanket†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 3.00

2 Candle sticks†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† †††††††††† †††.40

1 cupboard & Cubardware†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 10.00

1 bedstead bed & beding††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 9.00

Cash†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 20.00†††††††††††††††††††††††††

Estate of Michael Wilkins, decd.

To Samuel Wilkins, Adm.

July†††† 1847†††† To amt.____in note of Wm & A Lewin?††††††††† ††††††††††† $5.00

††††††††††††††††††††††† " __ bush. corn at 20††† ††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 3.20

††††††††††††††††††††††† " To work before decdt death††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 2.80

††††††††††††††††††††††† " Facing fence & stack bottom††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† .75

††††††††††††††††††††††† " cutting & putting up 3 acres of grass††††††††††††† ††††††††††† 7.50

††††††††††††††††††††††† " Hauling in oats†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 1.25

††††††††††††††††††††††† " Feeding & watering stock, 20 days†††††††††††††††† ††††††††††† 5.00

††††††††††††††††††††††† " Fathering 900 bush. corn††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† ††††††††††† 30.00

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† ††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† ††††††††††††††††††††††† 55.50

††††††††††††††††††††††† Cash paid for swearing Clerk††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† .25

††††††††††† Amount†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 55.75††

Martha Wilkins and others

††††††††††† vs†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Summons

John Wilkins†††††††††††† Dower & Partition

To December Term 1947

 

State of Indiana, Parke County, Sct:

The State of Indiana, to eh Sheriff of said County, Greeting:

Whereas Martha Wilkins, widow of Michael Wilkins, deceased, to George Wilkins, Samuel Wilkins, Joseph D Russell, Nancy Russell his wife, formerly Nancy Wilkins, John Tinbrook and Mary W. Tinbrook his wife, formerly Elizabeth Wilkins, Benjamin Rankins, and Martha E Rankins his wife, formerly Martha E Wilkins, heirs at law of said deceased, have filed in the probate court of said county their petition against John Wilkins also an heir at law of said deceased in which they allege that the said Michael, deceased, was at the time of his death seized in fee of the E 1/2 SW 1/4 Sect 19 T 16 N R 8 W Containing 80 acres. The W fr. SW 1/4 Sec 19 T 16 N R 8 W containing 118 28/100.Twenty Six acres off the N end E 1/2 of the NE 1/4 Sec 25 T 16 N of R 9 West: 54 acres off the S end of the E 1/2 SE 1/4 Sec 24 Town 16 R 9 W.Also Lot 148 in Montezuma in Said County and praying the Court to appoint Commissioners pursuant to the statute in Such cases made and provided, to assign and Set off to the Said Martha Wilkins her dower on Said lands and tenements, and to make partitionof the residue of said tracts of land and Town lot with their appurtenances among the Said Several heirs at law of said deceased and further that that part of said Lands improved by Said Samuel Wilkins Shall be valued as if no improvements were made thereon, and that Said Samuel Shall have his Share of Said land Set off to so include Said improvements made sy Said Samuel on Said land.

††††††††††† We therefore command you to Summon the Said John Wilkins, if he may be found in your Baliwick personally to be and appear before our judge and our probate court to be holden at the Court House in Rockville on the 2nd Monday in December next insuring then and there in said court to plea answer on demand to said petition, hereof the Said John will in ____ fail at his part, and have you then there this writ,

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Witness John G DavisClerk of our Said Court at

††††††††††††††††††††††† †††† Rockville this 10th day of November A.D. 1847

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† John G DavisClk

Martha Wilkins et al

††††††††††† vs†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Partition

John Wilkins

Come now Samuel T. Maxwell, now here duly appointed guardian ad litem for John Wilkins the above defendant who is an infant and for answer thereunto says he knows nothing of the matters & things in said Bill contained.He therefore does not admit the same but requires proof from said complainants that the court will provide the rights of said infant.

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Samuel F Maxwell

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Guardian ad litem for John Wilkins

Sworn and Subscribed to in open court December 16, 1847

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† John G DavisClk

 

 

Report to the Probate Court for the County of Parke and State of Indiana

 

††††††††††† In accordance with the accompanying order issued by the above named court at the December term thereof 1847 we the undersigned commissioners proceeded to survey, assign, and set over to Martha Wilkins her Dower of and in the real estate of Michael Wilkins Decd that is to say one third part in value of the said real estate; We also made partition of and alloted to th eheirs the residue of the said real estate as follows, namesly, To Samuel Wilkins Lot No 1 which is the North side of the lands of said Decd also to the said Samuel Wilkins Lot No 148 in the Town of Montezuma, To John Tinbrook & Mary W Tinbrook Lot No 2 of said lands, To Benjamin P Rankins & Martha E Rankins Lot No 3, To John Wilkins Lot No 4, To Martha Wilkins Widow Lot No 5, To George Wilkins Lot No 6, To Joseph Russel and Nancy Russel Lot No 7, To Heny L Linton and Elizabeth Linton Lot No 8 as b;y the annexed plot which is made a part of this report will now full appear.

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† East 278 28/100 poles

††††††††††† Lot No. 1 Containing about 35 acres††††† 20††††††† s

††††††††††† ††† No. 2††† "†††††† "††† 35"†††††††††††††††††††† 20†† o

††††††††††† ††† No. 3††† "†††††† "††† 33 1/4 "†††† 19†† u

††††††††††† ††† No. 4††† "††††††† "††† 33 1/4 "†††† 19†† t

††††††††††† ††† No. 5††† "††††††† "††† 49††† "††† ††28†† h

††††††††††† ††† No. 6††† "††††††† "††† 30††† "††††† 17†† 159

††††††††††† ††† No. 7††† "††††††† "††† 31 1/4 "†††† 18†† poles

††††††††††† ††† No. 8††† "††††††† "††† 31 1/4 "†††† 19††

Given under my hand this day of March 1848

††††††††††††††††††††††† Alfred Hadley

††††††††††††††††††††††† Peter Warner

††††††††††††††††††††††† Charles Huxford

 

††††††††††† March Term 1848Parke Probate Court

Personally came into open court Alfred Hadley, Peter Warner, ann Charles Huxford the commissioners within named and acknowledged the within report of partition to be their voluntary act and Deed for the uses and purposes therin contained.

††††††††††† Witness my signature and the seal of said court

††††††††††† at Rockville this 14th March 1848

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† John G DavisClk

 

 

Charges of commissioners for setting over dower and dividing and allotting the lands of Michael Wilkins deceased.

 

Charles W Huxford††††† 3 days at $1.50†††††††††††††††††††††††† $4.50

Peter Warner††††††††††††††† 3 days at $1.50†††††††††††††††††††††††† $4.50

Alfred Hadley††††††††††††† 3 days at $1.50†††††††††††††††††††††††† $4.50

Alfred Hadley††††††††††††† for surveying††††††††††††††††††††††††††† $2.50

Alfred Hadley††††††††††††† for making plot and report††††††† $1.00

Total:†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† $17.00

 

State of Indiana, Parke County Sct.

††††††††††† The State of Indiana to Charles W Huxford, Peter Warner, and ††††††††† Alfred Hadley, Greeting:

††††††††††† Whereas at the December Term 1847 of the Probate Court of Said County, when the final hearing of the Petition of Martha Wilkins, widow and George Wilkins, Samuel Wilkins, Joseph D Russell and others, heirs of Michael Wilkins, deceased, against John Wilkins, heir at law of said deceased, for the assignment of the dower of Said Martha Wilkins of and in the real estate of Said Michael Wilkins, deceased, and Partition of the residue of Said real estate among the Said Several heirs of said deceased, it was among other things ordered, adjudged and decreed that the Said Martha Wilkins should have and recover her dower of and in said lands, and that Partition of the residue thereof be made among the said Several heirs of the Said deceased agreeably to the prayer of said Petition: and you were then and there appointed Commissioners to assign said dower and make such partition.

††††††††††† We therefore command you that you proceed without delay, after being first duly sworn according to law to assign and set over to the said Martha Wilkins her dower of and in the real estate, aforesaid, towit: The E frac. SW 1/4 Sec 19 T 16 N R 8W containing 80 acres.The W frac. SW 1.4 Sec 19 T 16 N R 8 W containing 118 28/100: 26 acres off the N End of the E 1/2 NE 1/4 Sec 25 T 16 N R 9 W: 54 acres of the S end E 1/2 SE 1.4 Sec 24 T 16 N R 9 W: Also lot No 148 in the Town of Montezuma, towit, the one third part thereof in value, agreeably to the Statute in such cases made and provided: and that you then and there make Partition of the residue of the Said Several tracts of land, and Town lot among the said heirs of the said deceased by allotting, assigning and Setting apart to each of the said heirs the one Seventh part thereof in value in Severalty except that in making said partition you value the lands occupied and imporved by Samuel Wilkins as if he had made no improvements theron, and that you assign allot and set apart to the said Samuel Wilkins his share of said real estate where he has made such improvements, and where he now lives, agreeably to the Statute in such cases made and provided and the respective rights of the Said parties and that they do make report of all their proceedings to our Said Court at the next Term thereof to be holden on the Second monday of March next, plainly and distinctly under your hand and seals together with this writ.Witness John G Davis Clerk of our Said Court and the Seal thereof hereto affixed at Rockville this 21st day of December AD 1847†† John G DavisClk

State of Indiana Parke County

††††††††††† Personally before me a justice of the peace of said county appeared Alfred Hadley, Charles W Huxford & Peter Horner the within named commissioners and were duly qualified to discharge their duty as such commissioners, according to the within order impartially and according to the best of their judgement.

given under my hand & seal this 7th day of March 1848

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Charles Martin Justice of the Peace

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††

Justice fees 25 cents

 

 

 

 

 

 

††††††††††††††† Miscellaneous Probate Records

 

 

 

Received of Michael during his life time one hundred dollars to be deducted out of my Wifes Legacy this Aug 7th 1847

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Joseph D Russel

 

This certifies that I have heretofore recd fifty one dollars from Michael Wilkins which is to be deducted from my wifes Legacy at the final settlement of his estate.

Parke Co. Ia. July 16th 1847†††† BP Rankin

 

Recd of Saml Wilkins, administrator of the estate of Michael Wilkins, decd, Seventy eight dollars, as a part of our inheritance, realized from the personal property of said estate.

Oct 6th 1848††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† BP Rankin

 

Received of Michael Wilkins during his life time one hundred dollars to be deducted out of my wifes Legacy this Aug 19th 1847

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Henry Linton

 

Received of Samuel Wilkins administrator of the estate of Michael Wilkins decest the sum of fifty dollars in part of my part of the personal estate of the deceased as are of his children living. December the 23rd 1848††††††††††††††††††† John Tinbrook

 

This is to certify that i have received one hundred dollars of Samuel Wilkins Joint administrator of one Michael Wilkins deceast as a part of my Wifes dowerAugust 4th 1847

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† John Tinbrook

 

Received of Samuel Wilkins admin of the estate of Michael Wilkins deceased, One hundred and twenty Six dollars and thirty Six cents

in part of the estate of said deceased coming to John Wilkins one of the heirs of decd.November 1st 1848

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Martha Wilkins (her mark)

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Guardian for John Wilkins

 

Received of Michael Wilkins two hundred dollars in cash this the 21st day of february in the year of our lord 1846

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† George Wilkins

 

December the 23 1850

Received of George Wilkins seventy five dollars ? note it being the balance due John Wilkins from him on the estate of Michael Wilkins Deceast†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Martha Wilkins (her mark

 

 

December the 7 1850

Received of George Wilkins sixty five & 16 cts it being a balance due me from the estate of Michael Wilkins ?

 

 

 

 

 

Montezuma June 30th 1847

Estate of Michael Wilkins

To J.R. Patterson

To 1 coffin†††††††††††††††††† $8.00

Pay M Hughs the above and this shall be your Receipt and oblige your friend††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† JR Patterson

 

Received of Saml Wilkins joint administrator of the Estate of Michael Wilkins twenty five dollars for one set marble grave

stonesFeb 10th 1848†††††††††††††† Ricketts ?

 

Received of Samuel Wilkins joint administrator of the Estate of Michael Wilkins deceased Eight dollars in full of our medical Bills against the Estate ? ? Sept 6th 1847

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Jas Allan for

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Allan & ?

 

Montezuma July 10 1847

1846Michael Wilkins Est

††††††††††† To Joseph RobertsDr.

Sept 27th To visit quinine colonic nit?††††† †††††††††††††††††††† ††††††††††† $1.75

Sept 28th To visit & medicine†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 1.25

Sept 29th To call & medicine††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 1.00

Oct 14††† To call Bleeding Blue Mass††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 1.50

Recd payment in full by Samuel Wilkins joint††††††††††††††††††††††††††† $5.50

Administrator Aug 13th 1847†††† Joseph Roberts

 

August 27th 1849

One day after date I promise to pay to George & Samuel Wilkins administrators of the estate of Michael Wilkins, deceased the sum of one hundred and sixty three dollars and sixty seven cents.

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Jonas Campbell

A copy of said note; The original taken out of office by Saml Wilkins†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Attent John Dainck

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Samuel Wilkins

 

Received of Samuel Wilkins sixty two cents the account of Michael Wilkins Dec,Montezuma August 4 1847

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Jacob Altshuler

 

No. 1972Rockville, November 8th 1847

Received of Michael Wilkins deed by Saml Wilkins thirty one dollars and sixty two cents, in full State, County , School and Road Tax, for the year 1847, on $765 personal property, also on SW1.4 Sec 19 T16 R8 W198 28/100 A, SE 1/4 Sec 24 T16 R9 W 54 A, NE 1/4 NE 1/4 Sec 25 T 16 R9 W 26 A, $3.15 Montezuma No. 148 $75

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Miles Nash Co. Treas'r P.C.

 

Aug 18th 1847

? of George & Samuel Wilkins Administrators of the Estate of Michael Wilkins ? ? dollars for work done in the Fostry?

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† ? ?

 

Montezuma May the 26 1838

Balance due Michael Wilkins on settlement four Dollars & sixty two cts. This? is in full of all ? up to this ?

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† John Haydon

 

Received of Samuel Wilkins Administrator of the Estate of Michael Wilkins deceased One dollar and fifty cents my Fees for clerking sale of the said deceased

August 20th 1847†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† G Cross

 

Received, Rockville Feby 4 1849, of Samuel Wilkins Admin of Michael Wilkins decd Twenty dollars on full of my fee against the Estate for pet for partition among the heirs & for Inven.

$20††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Bryant Rouche

 

? 25 Mch 1848

? Michael Wilkins

1847†††††††††††††††† In act with w Patterson

Mch 6†† To 1 Horse Collar††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† ††††††††††††††††††††††† $1.87

††††††††††††††††††††††† To 1 Tobacco††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† .25†† $2.13

Recd payment from John Wilkins

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Arthur Patterson

 

March the 22 1842

This is to certify that George Wilkins have received ?

 

Recd August 20th 1847 of George and Samuel Wilkins Administrators of the Estate of Michael Wilkins Deceased five dollars in full for my services for Selling the personal property of said Estate

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† RM Gilkerson

 

Sept the 11 1849

Received of Samuel Wilkins Joint administrator of the estate of Michael Wilkins deceased two hundred and eighty dollars and eighty one cents in full of my part of the personal property of the deceased

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Martha Wilkins (her mark)

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Rev? Samuel Wilkins

 

Montezuma July 21, 1847

Received of Samuel Wilkins as Joint administrator of the estate of Michael Wilkins, twenty dollars and forty two cents, in full of my account against said Estate

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Jame A Dieroll?

 

 

 

 

 

Received August 30th 1848 of Samuel & George Wilkins, administrators of the estate of Michael Wilkins decd the sum of ? dollars in full for our services as appraisers of said estate

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Jonathan Houghham

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† James Chezem (his mark)

 

Received of Samuel Wilkins my part in full of the Jonas Campbell note March 1 1853††††††††††††††††††††††††††† John R Wilkins

 

 

Received Rockville July 12, 1847 of Samuel Wilkins Joint administrator of Michael Wilkins, deceased two dollars in full for publishing notice of letters and sale of personal property

 

Recd of Saml Wilkins Administrator of Michl Wilkins two dollars & thirteen cts in full of Michl Wilkins acss up to this date

Montezuma August 5th 1847††† A Chapin

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Saml Fields

 

Received of Samuel Wilkins administrator of the Estate of Michael Wilkins deceased the sum of thirty five dollars in part of my part of the personal estate of the deceased as are of his children & heirsNovember the 10th 1848

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Henry Linton

 

Received of Saml Wilkins, administrator of the estate of Michael Wilkins, deceased, two dollars and twenty five cents, in payment for cutting and building an undivided field of oats.Aug 16th 1847††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† ††††††††††† Henry Chezem

 

Recd Sept 10 49 of Samuel Wilkins Adm Michael Wilkins decd ten dollars in full of my part in selling said Estate

$10††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Bryant Roach

 

Received of Samuel Wilkins, Joint administrator of the estate of Michael Wilkins deceased one dollar and fifty cents for work done in June last December 9th 1847

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Henry Linton

 

Received of Saml Wilkins, twenty Six dollars Seventy three cents in full of the costs in the case of Samuel Wilkins and other heirs of Michael Wilkins, deceased, on Partition, and ? in the Parke Probate CourtSeptember 18 1848

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† J DavisClerk

 

Received of Saml Wilkins administrator of the estate of Michael Wilkins decd seventeen dollars and eight cents in full of my fees against said estate in the course of the administration thereof

Sept 10 1849††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† J DavisClk

 

 

December the 11th 1854

Received of Samuel Wilkins fifteen dollars and 59 cents in full of part of the Jonas Campbell note

††††††††††† ††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† George Wilkins

 

Received of Samuel Wilkins fifteen dollars and fifty nine cents in full of my part of the Jonas Campbell note December 13th 1854

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Joseph D Russell

 

Received of Samuel Wilkins Administrator of the Estate of Michael Wilkins Deceased fifteen dollars and fifty nine cents in full of my Part of the Jonas Campbell note December 13th 1854

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Henry Linton

 

Received of Samuel Wilkins administrator of the estate of Michael Wilkins Deceased fifty four dollars and fifty five cents in full of my part of the Jonas Campbell note January 28th 1854

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Martha Wilkins (her mark)

 

 

 

Received of Samuel Wilkins administrator of the estate of Michael Wilkins Deceased fifteen dollars and fifty nine cents in full of my part of the Jonas Campbell note January 27th 1855

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† John Tinbrook

 

Received of Samuel Wilkins my part in full of the Jonas Campbell note November 11th 1854Martha Rankin for Benjamin Rankin

 

 

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††

Estate of Michael Wilkins, decd.

To Samuel Wilkins, Admin

 

1847JulyTo___________ in note of _________ service.†††††††††††††††† $ 5.00

1847JulyTo___________bushels of corn at 20†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† $ 3.20

1847JulyTo work before decedentís death†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† $ 2.80

1847JulyTo __________fence estate bottom ††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† ††††.75

1847JulyTo cutting ______3 acres of grass†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† $ 7.50

1847JulyTo hauling in oats†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† $ 1.25

1847JulyTo feeding and watering stock 20 days††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† $ 5.00

1847JulyGathering 900 bushels of corn††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† $30.00

 

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† _____

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† $55.50

1847JulyCash paid for swearing Clerk††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† †††† .25

 

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Amount †††† †††††† $55.75††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††

 

†††††††††††††††††††††††

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††

Shared by Gary Wilkins

 

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† ††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††