Spalding County, Georgia

Wills & Probate

SALE – Bill of the perishable property of R. P. Ellis Dec’d

 Name                                       Item                                                                 Amt

Mrs. Ellis                                  1 Lot farm Tools                                                 5.00

H. Travis                                  2 Saws & 1 Square                                             3.00

Jas. Dorsett                              4 Axes & 4 Hoes                                                  .50

Wid. Ellis                                  1 Lot plow Tools                                                  .50

R. N. Foster                             1 Lot plows                                                        1.65

Wid. Ellis                                  1 Lot plows                                                          .25

James Lavender                      2 Cradle & 6 Hoes                                               1.50    

B. T. Ogletree                          3 Beegums                                                           3.30

Wid. Ellis                                  1 Beegum                                                              .75

“       Ellis                                  2 Wheels & 1 Loom                                            2.00

Wm Lavender                          3 Jugs                                                                     .20

Widdow                                   1 Lot Wheat  1.00 pr                                        16.50

James Lavender                      1 Desk & Contents                                                  .90

J. T. Ellis                                  1 Chain & Lock                                                    1.10

J. W. Smith                              1 Slay                                                                      .20

Willis Champion                     1 Lot glesserol                                                            .85

R. Bowman                              1 Table & Crockery                                               1.20

The Widow                              1 Buggy                                                                55.00

“       “                                      1 Waggon                                                             28.00

Jas Lavender                            1 Ox Cart                                                              15.50

R. Boman                                 2 Sides leather                                                         1.45

P. P. Crowder                          Old Cart Wheels                                                     3.20

The Widow                              1 Red Cow & Calf                                                10.00

“       “                                      1 C.     “          “                                                    10.00

“       “                                      2 Steers                                                                 16.00

R. K. Foster                             1 Yellow Cow & Calf                                             5.60

B. J. Lockhart                          1 Spc Cow                                                             5.45

R. K. Foster                             1 small no horn Cow                                              8.70

B. J. Lockhart                          1 Red heifer                                                           5.00

T. J. Ellis                                  2 Small Steers                                                        8.00

D. Blackstock                          Small Bull & yearling                                              7.10

T. J. Ellis                                  1 Bull                                                                    5.00

B. J. Lockheart                        1 Dun Cow                                                            4.00

D. Blackstock                          3 yearlings                                                              6.25

Widow                                     7 Hogs                                                                 56.00

B. J. Lockheart                         7 Hogs                                                                 35.00

Widow                                     7 Hogs                                                                 17.50

Dr. McCulluck                         7 Hogs                                                                   8.75

“        “                                     The remainder                                                       25.80

M. R. Johnson                          1 Yoke Oxen                                                        37.25

A. B. Mathews                         1 small Mule                                                        143.00

Widow                                     1 Sorrel Horse                                                      97.00

Widow                                     1 Small sorrel Mule                                             100.00

 J. Dunn                                   1 Bay Mule                                                           60.00

W. M. Bishop                          1 Blk Mule                                                           42.50

Wm Miller                                5 Bbls Corn                                                         16.35

Ben King                                  5 Bbls Corn                                                         16.38

The Widow                              1 Lot Corn                                                         104.88

Widow                                     1 Lot shucks                                                          7.25

Widow                                     1 Lot of oats & fodder                                         15.00

A. B. Mathews                         1 Lot fodder                                                        13.57

Widow                                     1 Lot Pot ware                                                      2.00

W. H. Smith                             Bed & furniture                                                    16.25

Widow                                     “      “     “                                                            17.00

“                                               “      “     “                                                            15.00

W. H. Smith                             1 Bed                                                                   12.50

Widow                                     1 lot bed clothes                                                     5.00

J. Dunn                               “  “    “      “                                                                  4.75

Widow                                     1 mirrow                                                                 2.00

S. Leak                                    1 Lot old books                                                         .25

“                                               “  “    “     “                                                                .20

Widow                                     1 Safe & Contents                                                   6.00

“                                               1 full leaf table                                                         3.00

“                                               1 8-day clock                                                          3.00

“                                               1 table & glass                                                           .35

W. M. Bishop                          1 trunk                                                                      2.75

John Dunn                                1 trundle bed                                                            4.00

Wm Miller                                1 old trunk                                                                 .10

Widow                                     1 bucket & 7 chairs                                                  1.50

W. R. Lavender                        1 Saddle                                                                10.07

Widow                                     1 Side Saddle                                                          1.00

 October 7th Land Sale of R. P. Ellis, Decd.

            Lot 35, 202½ Acres Homestead place,   Widow                         1400.00

            “     36, 101Ό   Do                           C. S. Westmoreland            1150.00

            “     82 & 150 Acres of Lot 67                     J. P. Lovett              2205.00

                                                                                    Total                            5894.58

Nov 4th Sale of Negroes

“           Lynius              Bot             By             F. A. Ellis                                 1000.00

“           Lewis               “            “            S. C. Buks?                                       1050.00

“            Stephen          “            “            F. A. Ellis                                             764.00

“           Henry               “            “            A. B. Mathews                                  1025.00

“           George             “            “            “        “                                               1035.00

“           Alford              “            “            F. A. Ellis                                            760.00

“           Wash               “            “            J. J. Ellis                                              730.00

“            Kindness & child “            “            F. A. Ellis                                        626.00

“           Moses                   “            “            Do                                                 315.16

 

Sept 4th

“           Harriet              Bot            By            A. B. Mathews                             690.00

“           Ellen                 “            “            R. N. McWilliams                                861.00

“           Feroby             “            “            S. H. Stark                                          615.00

“            Amarinta & 3 childrn “  “           C. S. Westmoreland                            1700.00

“            Caroline          “            “            Do                                                         701.00

                                                                                                                        11872.00

 

Griffin Sept 19th 1856

John A. Cherry Bot of J. T. Ellis Admr on the estate of R. P. Ellis Dec’d

2 Square Bales Cotton   12,492 lbs. @ 110                                                          54.12

13,431 lbs. @ 9 ½ C                          Paid                                                         40.94

 

 

Sep 12th *  John A. Cherry            Bot of J. T. Ellis Admr            Cotton                144.43

 

Sep 28th *  H. F. Kirkpatrick              Do           Do                   Do                       144.28

 

Nov 13th *  Cole & Malone                        Do           Do                   Do              120.54

 GA Archives Dr. 165, Box 58

Spalding County, GA Court of Ordinary, Book A (1852-1879), pp. 56-58

 Transcribed by Bob & Linda Ellis, Duluth, GA

22 August 2007

 


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