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Kaufman Co., TX Estate Records

Donated by: Kathey Hunt, Co-Coordinator of

Kaufman Co., Texas TXGenWeb Project


Jacob Sheltman & Amanda Ruff Estate

Filed 1857, Kaufman.
Mentions Charles age 14, Harriett abt 34 yrs, bright muletto & mother of Emily, age 4 and Drucilla age 2.They were given to Amanda & Jacob when they left Rockbridge, Virginia, coming to Texas.  Former slaves of John Ruff

of that place. (Amanda's father)


Filed 1859, Kaufman.
Mentions Charles about 22 (another document states 25),  Emily 16 (another document age 13 yrs) mulatto, Drusilla about 14, Harriett, about 45 (another document states 46), a bright muletto.

NOTE:  Harriett Sheltman is buried at Kaufman City Cemetery (1822-1891)


Estate of Robert H Temple

Lewellyn Temple - minor heir
Kaufman County Probate - Papers Not Transferred, p381,  - Original Inventory of Estate, dated 9 Feb 1861
boy  - Tom -  estimated value $800
boy  - Lewis - estimated value $800

Estate of R.H. Temple
Misc Records - Vol 1, p115,    date - 25 Feb 1861  Actual Vlaue of Inventory
boy -  Lewis - $1150
boy -  Tom   -  $1200
Misc. Records, vol I, p 140
boy Tom - hired by Henry J. Snow for $100.75
boy Lewis - hired by S. Updegraff for $94.25
Misc Records - Vol 1, p166, Bill of Sale, 8 Mar 1862
man - Tom to H.J. Snow $1626
man - Lewis to Mrs. Susan Nichols $1420


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