Madison County Families

Kentucky Pioneers and Their Descendants

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Inventory of Merrill Parke’s Estate, 1849

October 5, 1849

Number
Item
Value
1
Clock & 7 chairs
$5.10
2
Feather beds, furniture & bedsteads
$20.00
1
Churn & 3 parts
$1.00
1
Coffee Mill
$0.50
1
Smoothing Iron
$0.50
1
Half of Crosscut saw, 1 froe, 1 iron wedge
$3.50
8
Head of Horses & 1 Mule
$115.00
1
Ox cart
$10.00
1
Log chain
$10.00
7
Head of Sheep
$3.50
28
Head of Hogs
$30.00
1
Yoke of oxen & yearling heifer
$45.00
6
Plows & 1 brier hook
$12.00
9
Bands, 1 tan hig, 2 old tables
$1.50
1
Box shoe tools, half pound salt, 1 saddle
$1.50
1
Grind stone, 2 hoes, 1 ax, 1 corn knife, 1 cutting box and knife
$2.00
2
Pair gier, 2 scythes and cradles
$3.50
1
Rifle gun & pouch, 2 back bands
$8.75
1
Hand saw, drawknives, 3 augers, 3 gimlets, curry comb
$2.00
2
Slats
$0.25
1
Note on Rice Portwood* for $8.12 1/2 cts due Oct 10, 1849
$8.13
1
Note on Green B. Park* for $20 due Sept 7, 1850
$20.00
1
Note on Jeremiah Rucker* for $51 and 25 cts due October 10, 1848
$51.25
An account of Wyatt Wilkerson*
19
Cash on hand
$10.00
1
Pair steelyards, 1 wheat fan, 1 grubbing hoe, 1 axe
$0.50
Total
$384.87

Signed


   W. Parish

   Richard S. Dozier

   David Noble

*Rice Portwood, age 27 in 1850, was a brother-in-law, the husband of Susannah Gentry’s sister, Mary


*Green B. Park was a brother


*Jeremiah Rucker, age 49 in 1850, farmed in the Speedwell area


*Wyatt Wilkerson, age 41 in 1850, was a farmer living in Richmond

Steelyards


W. Parish is most likely Wesley Parish, a neighbor.  Richard S. Dozier and David Noble owned adjoining farms.  

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