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Spalding County, Georgia

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 By the Court of Ordinary of said County

 To J.B. Bell, T. J. Biles, T. S. Maddox, W. H. Kinard and J. H. Wise these are to authorize you or any three of you, whose names are here above written, to attend and appraise the goods and chattels, lands and tenements, rights or credits of   James C. Ogletree Deceased wheresoever any and all goods chattels, lands tenements, rights or credits of said deceased are within the County of Spalding, and which shall be sworn unto you by   E. E. Akin  or come to your knowledge or sight, you having first taken an oath before some legally authorized person to make a true and perfect inventory thereof, and to cause the same to be returned under your hands, or any three or more of you, to the Court within two months from the date hereof .

            In testimony Whereof, I hereunto affix my hand and seal, this 11th day of May 1918.

                                                                                                J. A. Drewry, Ordinary



            You J. B. Bell, T. S. Maddox and J. H. Wise do swear that you will make a just and true appraisement and inventory of all and singular the goods, chattels, lands, tenements, rights, and credits of James C. Ogletree, deceased, as shall be produced to you by _________, Administrator of the estate of said deceased, and will make a return thereof according to law.

 Sworn to and subscribed before me this 15th day of May, 1918.

J. A. Drewry, Ordinary

                                                                                                J. B. Bell

                                                                                                T. S. Maddox

                                                                                                J. H. Wise


Inventory and Appraisement of the Estate of James C. OGLETREE, Deceased

                                                                                                             Dollars   Cents

One Buggy & Harness                                                                             60

One Stalk Cutter                                                                                     20

Three 2 horse plows                                                                                10

One corn planter                                                                                       5

Three single plow stock and tools                                                            10

Twelve hundred lbs. of cotton seed                                                          43        80

Fifty bushels of corn                                                                              112        50

Six hundred bundles of fodder 900 lbs.                                                   13         50

Two grain cradles & bush blade                                                               6

Two bushels of velvet beans and 100 lbs. co. seed h.                               4

One wagon and harness                                                                         10

Four bushels of peas                                                                                6

Two mules                                                                                             75

One cook stove, safe two tables and wash stand

One wardrobe & contents, two chests & contents, 28 quilts & 8 un-

   quilted & 8 counterpanes and 5 rugs – Mattie Ogletree                         75

One piano, one bedstead & bed complete, one dresser, one center

   Table, 3 rocking chairs, one set square, one rug and four lace

   Curtains, and four shades, one sewing machine, safe & contents

   Mattie Ogletree                                                                                 500


“James C. Ogletree”

Two feather beds, ten feather pillows, one big bed, two single

   Beds, one big mattress & two single mattresses, one set of

   Bed springs, single two dressers, two clocks, three tables, one

   Desk, two washstands                                                                        85            50

Three hogs                                                                                            30

One milk cow & yearling                                                                       75

One post hole digger                                                                               1

Land   116 acres, more or less                                                          4,640

One Liberty Bond                                                                                  50

Meat & flour                                                                                          20

$45. cash left to Mattie Ogletree & few chickens

 We the undersigned appraisers, do certify, that having been first sworn by and before each other according to law, that the within and foregoing is a true inventory and appraisement of all of the estate of James C. Ogletree, deceased, so far as the same was produced before us the Administrator    of said Deceased, to the best of our judgement an understanding.             

 Given under our hand and seal, this 15th day of May 1918

J. B. Bell, L.S.                                                              T. S. Maddox, L.S.

J. B. Wise, L.S.                                                     

 GA Archives Dr. 164, Box 72

Spalding County Inv. & Appraisement Book C, p. 188

 Transcribed by Bob & Linda Ellis, Duluth, GA


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