Jefferson County, IL
Wills
Submitted By: Janet Fryar Rohlfs


RHODY ALLEN PROBATE PAPERS BOX #1 JEFFERSON CO., IL

Know all men by these presents that we Henry B. Maxey, James Johnson, & 
William Maxey & Garrison Greenwood are held and firmly bound unto the 
people of the State of Illinois in the sum of two thousand dollars for 
the payment whereof will and truly to be made we bind ourselves our heirs 
executors and administrators jointly and severally firmly by these presents 
sealed with our seals and dated this fifth day of September in the year of 
our Lord one thousand and eight hundred and twenty.
          The condition of the above obligation is such that if the above 
bounden Henry B. Maxey and James Johnson administrators of all and singular 
the goods chattels and credits of Rhody Allen deceased, do make or cause to 
be made a true and perfect inventory of all and singular the goods, chattels, 
and credits of the said deceased which have or shall come to the hands possession 
or knowledge of them the said Henry B. Maxey & James Johnson or unto the hands 
and possession of any person or persons for them and the same so made to exhibit 
or cause to be exhibited in the county commissioners court of Jefferson County 
at or before the fifteenth day of September instant and the same goods chattels 
and credits and all other goods chattels and credits of the said deceased at the 
time of his death, which at any time hereafter shall come to the hands or possession 
of the said Henry B. Maxey & James Johnson or unto the hands of any other person or 
persons for them do well and truly administer according to law and further do make 
or cause to be made a true and just account of his said administration at or before 
the fifth day of September 1821 and all the rest and residue of said goods chattels 
and credits which shall be found remaining upon the said administrators account (the 
same being first examined and allowed of by the county commissioners court of the 
county where the said administration is granted) shall deliver and pay unto said 
person or persons respectively, as the said county commissioners in the respective 
county by their decree or sentence pursuant to the true intent and meaning of law 
shall limit and appoint, and if it shall hereafter appear that any last will and 
testament was made by the said deceased, and the executor or executors therein named 
do exhibit the same unto the said court making request to have it allowed and approved 
accordingly, if the said Henry B. Maxey and James Johnson within bound, being thereunto 
required, render and deliver the said letters of administration, approbation of such 
testament being first had and made in the said court, then this obligation to be void 
and of none effect or else to remain in full force and virtue.
Done in presence of			Henry B Maxey seal
Joel Pace Clk				James Johnson seal
					Wm Maxey seal
					Garrison Greenwood seal
(The signatures of the 4 bondsmen appear to be their own.)


The sale papers are very old and crumbling.  Some pieces are missing, but most 
of it is readable.  The ? indicate part missing or something unreadable.  
There are 8 pages of the sale, but no final page for totals, etc., so there could 
have been more.

Articles purchased at the sale of Rhody Allen, Decd, 10th October 1820.

NAME			ITEM(S)			AMT
John Wilkerson		1 sorrel mare & bell	23.00
Ditto			1 coult			21.00
Elihew Maxey		1 bay? filly		48.00
Lucinda Allen		1 sorrel mare		50.50
John Wilkerson		1 picle? Cow		8.50
James Johnson		1 steer			4.00
W. B. Maxey		1 cow & calf		5.50
Lucinda Allen		1 cow & calf		10.25
Davis Whiteside		1 cow			6.50
Lucinda Allen		1 cow			8.75
Ditto			1 red heifer		6.00
Ditto			1 sow & 10 hogs		5.25
Ditto			4 first choice ?	6.31 
Bennett N. Maxey	Five hogs		7.52 
Wm. Maxey		Four first choice ?	7.00
Ditto			Four second choice ?	?
Lucinda Allen		Five last choice ?	?
William Maxey		1 rifle gun		?
H. B. Maxey		1 shot gun & mol?	?
Lucinda Allen		1 loom			?
William Maxey		?			?
			AMT BROUGHT FORWARD	259.56 
Fleming Greenwood	1 axe			1.18 
Lucinda Allen		1 axe			1.43 
James Johnson		1 broad axe		1.56 
Lewis Johnson		1 hand axe		.75
Joseph Reed		2 iron wedges		1.25
William Maxey		1 kettle & hooks	8.25
Lucinda Allen		1 small kettle & bail	1.18 
Ditto			1 ? & lid		1.18 
Ditto			1 oven & lid		3.31 
Ditto			1 pot			4.18 
Benjamin Hood		1 cross saw		5.25
John Wilkerson		1 log chain		4.56 
William Hicks		1 collar ? & chains	3.00
Isaac Hicks		1 claw hammer		.50
Lewis Johnson		1 ? hammer		.81 
James D.		1 hand saw		1.06 
Lewis Johnson		1 hand saw		2.31 
William Maxey		1 hand saw		1.87 
James D		1 Tennon saw		1.06 
Edward ..		1 spool boner		.06 
Henry B		1 fore plane		.62 
?			1 jointer		.75
?			1 Jack plane		.40 
? Casey			1 Jack plane		.371/2
?			?			4.00
			AMT BROUGHT FORWARD	312.18 
Henry B. Maxey		1 pair team passes	.25
Thomas Casey		1 ditto			.25
James Johnson		1 drawing knife		1.31 
Lucinda Allen		1 drawing knife		.56 
William Maxey		2 augers		1.18 
Elihu Maxey		3 augers		2.12 
Lewis Johnson		2 screw cutters		.50
Edward Maxey		1 Howel			.56
Benjamin Hood		1 coopers adze?		.56 
Isaac Hicks		1 fork adze?		.87
Joseph Pace		1 tongue & groove & plough planes? 2.00
Lewis Johnson		9 turning gouges	1.87
Lewis Johnson		6 turning gouges	.12 
Joseph Pace		3 turning chisels	.37 
Elihu Maxey		2 chisels		.50
Garrison Greenwood	3 chisels		.75
Lewis Johnson		6 chisels		1.12 
John Tilor		3 chisels		.25
John Tilor		3 chisels		.31 
Benjamin Hood		5 chisels		.81 
James Johnson		Gouge			.37
Thomas Jordan		Files			.87 
Lewis Johnson		Files			.56 
Henry B. Maxey		Files			?
William Hicks		5 files			?
Joseph Pace		3 files			?
Thomas Casey		1 rasp			?
Elihu Maxey		1 rasp			?
James Johnson		5 files			?
Nelson Ferguson		2 hand vice		?
Benjamin Hood		?			?
			AMT. BROUGHT FORWARD	?
Lewis Johnson		1 jointer bit	
John Wilkerson		1 cross iron	
James Johnson		Awls	
William Hicks		Gunblets	
Thomas Jordan		1 box & contents	
William Hicks		Tacks	
Joseph Pace		Plain bits	
John Wilkerson		1 hone	
Henry B. Maxey		2 pair pincers	
Lewis Johnson		1 brace & bits	
Fleming Greenwood	1 brace & bits	
Nelson Ferguson		1 brace & bits	
Fleming Greenwood	1 tomahawk	
Thomas Jordan		1 butcher knife 	
Elihu Maxey		2 squares	
William Maxey		2 squares	
Lucinda Allen		Sheep shears	
Thomas Casey		1 curry comb	
Lewis Johnson		1 square & gouges	
William Hicks		1 masons trowel	
Benjamin Hood		Glue pot & glue	
Thomas Jordan		Steel	
William Hicks		2 chisels	
Joseph Pace		1 carpenters rule	
? Johnson		Lathe screws	
?			Lathe screws	
?			1 briar sythe	
?			Tool chest	
?			Three whitstones	
?			2 whitstones	
?			? and contents	
?			? pair ? stillcards	
			AMT. CARRIED FORWARD	357.00
Launcelot Forster	Powder & led		?
Benjamin Hood		1 screw cutter		?
Oliver Morris		Instruments for turning iron 1.00
Joseph Pace		Compass saws		.62
Lewis Johnson		1 box tools		.68 
Benjamin Hood		Two augars		.75
Lewis Johnson		3 box borers		.56
Nelson Ferguson		Drills etc		.43 
Elihu Maxey		1 branding iron		.31 
Benjamin Hood		Clamps etc		.25
James Johnson		Reel patron		.12
James Johnson		Fliers			.50
Henry B. Maxey		Candle moles etc	.37 
James Davis		Razors etc		1.06 
William Maxey		Shot pouch etc		.75
William Maxey		1 hackle		3.00
Lucinda Allen		Plate iron & brush	1.31 
Lucinda Allen		Work bench		1.31 
James Johnson		1 grindstone		1.56 
Elihu Maxey		1 keg			1.50
James Davis		Weavers reed		.50
Lucinda Allen		1 weavers reed		.37 
John Wilkerson		1 weavers reed		.50
Henry B. Maxey		1 weavers reed		.62 
Lucinda Allen		1 weavers reed		.37 
Lucinda Allen		1 weavers reed		.06 
Lucinda Allen		1 weavers reed		.25
William Hicks		1 shaving horse		.56 
James Davis		1 sled			.56 
Lucinda Allen		Weaving gears		.81 
Oliver Morris		1 knife			.12 
James Davis		1 horse collar		.25
			AMT BROUGHT FORWARD	380.50
? Wilkerson		1 bed			?
Lucinda Allen		1 bed			31.50
Abraham T. Casey	1 bed			15.00
Thomas M. Casey		1 bed			23.00
James Johnson		1 bed			10.06 
Davis Whitesides	1 coverlet		10.00
William Maxey		1 coverlet		9.00
John Wilkerson		1 bed quilt		1.00
James Johnson		1 bed quilt		.37 
Lucinda Allen		1 bed quilt		3.06 
Lucinda Allen		1 counter pan		2.06 
Lucinda Allen		1 counter pan		2.56 
Lucinda Allen		1 blanket		2.12 
Garrison Greenwood	1 blanket		2.81 
William Maxey		Blanket & wool		9.00
William Maxey		1 trunk			3.00
Lucinda Allen		1 under bed		2.06
Lucinda Allen		1 under bed		2.37
Henry B. Maxey		1 sheet			1.25
Fleming Greenwood	1 sheet			1.31 
A. T. Casey		1 sheet			1.43 
Lucinda Allen		1 tablecloth		.81 
Joseph Pace		1 drum			1.25
Lucinda Allen		Shovel & pokes		1.75
Henry B. Maxey		1poker			.37 12
Lucinda Allen		1 tablecloth		.81 
Fleming Greenwood	1 tablecloth		3.00
William Maxey		1 piece cloth		.81 
Lucinda Allen		1 bed cord		.43 
Lucinda Allen		1 bed cord		.56 
John Wilkerson		1 bed cord		.81 
			AMT. BROUGHT FORWARD	536.??
Lucinda Allen		Knives & forks		1.12 
Henry B. Maxey		One sugar tub		1.12 
Lucinda Allen		One chest		2.06 
Edward Maxey		One front?		1.18 
Edward Maxey		1 saw set		.18 
Garrison Greenwood	One bible		.50
Edward Maxey		Ditto			5.75
Fleming Greenwood	1 book			.25
Bennett N. Maxey	2 chairs		1.00
Elihu Maxey		Two ditto		1.43 
Abraham T. Casey	Cotton cards		.50
Lucinda Allen		3 pair cards		1.12 
Lucinda Allen		Flax wheel		3.56 
James Johnson		One saddle		7.12 
Lucinda Allen		One bottle		.50
October 11th		
Lucinda Allen		Washing bar & screen?	1.06 
Edward Maxey		One half bushel		.37 
James Dawson		Basket & clevis		.62 
James E. Davis		Bridle bit		.25
Lucinda Allen		Weavers shuttles	.18 
H B Maxey		Stone jug		.75
Lucinda Allen		Washing tub		.81 
Lucinda Allen		Water pale		.56 
Lucinda Allen		1 ditto			.56 
James Johnson		Water pale		.68 
Lucinda Allen		1 ditto			.56 
Lucinda Allen		1 Kooler?		.37 
Lucinda Allen		1 ditto			.37 
Thos C			1 ?			.37 
			AMT. BROUGHT FORWARD	570.12
Lucinda Allen		 plates		.56 
Elihu Maxey		5 plates		.31 
James Johnson		2 pewter plates		.25
John Wilkerson		1 pewter dish		.50
James Johnson		1 ditto			.68 
Lucinda Allen		1 pewter bason		.81 
Elihu Maxey		1 ditto			.75
Bennett N. Maxey	1 ditto			.81 
Lucinda Allen		1 dish			.68 
H B Maxey		1 dish			.75
Lucinda Allen		Cups & saucers		.43 
James Johnson		Ditto ditto		.56 
B N Maxey		Cups & spoons		.50
Lucinda Allen		4 tin cups		.31 
Lucinda Allen		1 coffee pot		1.06 
Lucinda Allen		Tray & sifter		1.12 
H B Maxey		Stone pitcher		.06 
Lucinda Allen		1 churn			1.00
Lucinda Allen		1 table			.75
Edward Maxey		1 looking glass		2.06 
Henry B Maxey		Under bed		1.75
Lucinda Allen		1 bed mat		.06 
Lucinda Allen		1 saddle & blanket	5.06 
John Wilkerson		One daisy		2.00
Lucinda Allen		Temples?		.31 
Lucinda Allen		Crop of corn		10.06 
B N Maxey		$5 note on the 
Farmers & Mechanics Bank of Nashville		.06 
Nelson Ferguson		Several notes on banks	.25
Nelson			2 ten dollar notes on 
			sifter ba? Paying 
			William Maxey 
			ten dollars		6.50
Wm Maxey		Money scales		1.50
						612.31 

 
 
 
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