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Inventory of the Estate of Joseph Evans


COUNTY COURT LEON COUNTY OCTOBER TERM 1861

William Evans Exr )(
Joseph Evans Decd )( In this case the Executor William Evans having filed his inventory and the same having been examined by the court.
It is ordered that the same be approved and entered of record on the minutes of the court.

Inventory and Appraisement, real and personal of the estate of Joseph Evans deceased late of Leon County

No. Names Age Value No. Names Age Value

1 Kinchen 53 650 19 Rachel 16 900
2 Silvey (his wife)    65, blind   25 20 John 11 900
3 Annis (their daughter) 27 950 21 Leanna 9 600
4 William (her c)   6 450 22 Wills 5 550
5 Sarah (ditto)   5 350 23 Precilla 4 270
6 Martha (ditto)   2 250 24 Zack (man) 49 700
7 Cezar (man) 52 525 25 Emily (his wife) 49 450
8 Paschal (ditto) diseased 33 650 26 Jane (their C) 21 900
9 Thomas (ditto) 24       1,400 27 Wisley (ditto) 17       1,200
10 Selvira (his wife) 17       2,400 28 Jesse (ditto) 15       1,100
             [pregnant]
11 Handy (man) 21       1,400 29 Zacariah (ditto) 13       1,050
12 Tom Senr 67 400 30 Irany (ditto) 11 800
13 Rachel (his wife) 53 275 31 Belaney (ditto) 9 775
14 Tom Jr. (their son) 26       1,400 32 Amanda Ann (ditto) 7 500
15 Adam (ditto) 24       1,400 33 Marilda (ditto) 5 400
16 Rubin (ditto) 22       1,400 34 Maduson (Jane's C) 5 425
17 Elvia (ditto) 20       1,000 35 Eliza (ditto) 2 200
18 Roxena (ditto) 18 900 36 George (ditto) 24       1,400
                                                           $14,625                                                                   $12,975
                                                                                                                                          $14,625
                                                 Whole amt        $27,600

The following is returned as community property the same having been required since the marriage of deceased to his surviving wife Mrs Sintha Evans who claims her right to the same under the law regulating marital rights

Land the Brushy tract 600 acres more or less at 5 $3000.00
The home tract one 640 & 2.320 adjoining at 6 $7680.00
The Dwite tract (unimproved) 1570 acres at 3 $4710.00
One lot in Centerville No Block    $50.00
6 beds & furnature at $30. clock $5, table and sundries $1                $186.00
Hand iron & 2 pr fire dogs $4 saddle bags $3       $7.00
Table books & looking glass $1.75 lounge $2                    $3.75
A gun $3. 4 trunks & lot of sundries $10 table & crockery $20      $33.00
Chairs $5 Spinning wheel $5 kitchen furnature $20      $28.00
Sausage Cutles & Stuffers $5 lot oath $8 Do barley $8      $21.00
Tub box & bbls $3.50, 750 lbs bacon (supposed to be) at 12                   $97.20
Grind stones $ 2.75 aces $11 Hoes $11.50      $25.25
S page & Shovel $4 X cut saw $5 lot tools $5    $14.00
Lot ploughs gearing $8 Do old ploughs $5 old iron 5    $18.00
Blk Smiths tools $40 old wagon $10    $50.00
Straw cutter & corn sheller $7 lot of plough tools $5.50    $12.50
2 wagons and chains and yokes $80    $80.00
7 yoke oxen at $40, 2 old mules $10 a young mule $110 $400.00
one mule $75, vance filly $90, 5 head stock horses $225                                 $590.00
Mule jack 75, Do Edmon $150 Dr Frank $100 $325.00
Mule beck $92.50 Dr Sam $105, S orrel mare 125 $325.00
Gray mule 100 blk mare & colt $75. 2 gray colts 80 $255.00
2 colts black &sorrel $60, 18750 lbs fodder at $1 $247.00
3000 bus corn (more or less) at 40 cts             $1200.00
300 stock cattle (m or 1) at 5, 100 head meat hogs at 7             $2200.00
200 head hogs (m or 1) at $2. Gin Mill & 2 pr balances $181                          $581.00
23 bags cotton at 35, 60,000 lbs seed cotton (more or less) at 17/8               $1930.00
5 tin cans 4 of which full of lard $30 Bee gums $12 sweet potatoes 80            $122.00
3750 lbs fodder (more or less) at 1 per ct     $27.50

The executors here returns all debts due the estate as known to him Claim on James M. Reed as per Bonner & Bonner rec made Jany 26, 1860 amounting to $1765.34

Notes on R. H. Boon amounting to (doubtful) 576.74
Notes Evans G. Evans note   32.40
Notes Joseph C. Evans note 150.00
Notes J. W. Durant 214.00

The following is stake claims and have yet to be enguired into they being bared by the statue of limitation

Note on Willis Selman & other appears to be due $324.00
W. Allen A. Cameron $828.61 on the same $262.            $1090.61
A judgment in this Dist. Court now in supreme court against
J. H. McLendon and others supposed to be about            $1500.00
Recapitulation

The negro property amounts to $27,600.00 real estate 15440.00 $43040.00
The perishable property & stock 8346.75 claims (collectable) 4178.48   12525.23
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Whole Amt $55,565.23


The State of Texas )(
County of Leon )( The undersigned appraisers duly appointed by the probate court of said county to appraise the property of the estate of Joseph Evans decd personally came and appeared and being sworn according to law say the following is a just and true appraisement of all the property of said estate as shown them by William Evans as executor

Thos R. Curtis
Abner Proctor
J. N. Yarborough

Sworn to and subscribed this 10th day of October A. D. 1861
Henry D. Patrick Clk Co Ct
Leon Co

William Evans Executor as aforesaid being sworn says the following inventory and appraisement is a full perfect & complete return on all property of said estate as known to him present

Sworn & subscribed this 10th day of October A. D. 1861
H. D. Patrick Clk Co Ct Leon Co
Filed Oct 18th 1861
H. D. Patrick Clerk


Source: Leon County, Texas
Probate Records
Volume I
Pages 105-111

Contributed by Aaron Dorsey




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