Jefferson County
Illinois


Wills



Submitted By: Janet Fryar Rohlfs


PROBATE RECORDS OF BARTON ATCHISON
Probate Box  7  Jefferson Co., IL  Photocopies of papers obtained.

(Nov. 23, 1847 Administrator's Bond)
Know all men by these presents that we Ignatious Atchison, Samuel Atchison 
and Washington Atchison of the County of Jefferson and State of Illinois are 
held and firmly bound unto the People of the State of Illinois in the penal 
sum of one thousand Dollars current money of the United States which payment 
will and truly be made and performed.  We and each of us bind ourselves our 
heirs executors administrators and assigns jointly, severally, and firmly, by 
these presents.  Witness our hands and seals this 23rd day of November AD 1847.
       The condition of this obligation is such that if the said Ignatious Atchison 
administrator of all and singular the goods and chattels rights and credits of 
Barton Atchison deceased, do make or cause to be made a true and perfect inventory 
of all and singular the goods and chattels, rights and credits of the said deceased 
which shall to the hands possessions or knowledge of him the said Ignatious Atchison 
as such administrator or to the hands of any person or persons for him, and the same 
so made do exhibit or cause to be exhibited in the Court of Probate for the said 
County of Jefferson agreeably to law and to such goods and chattels and rights and 
credits, do well and truly administer according to law and all the rest of the said 
goods and chattels rights and credits which shall be found remaining upon the account 
of the said administrator, the same being first examined and allowed by the Court of 
Probate, shall deliver and pay unto such person or persons, respectively, as may be 
legally entitled thereto, and further, do make a just and true account of all his 
actings and doings therein when thereunto required by the said Court and if it shall 
hereafter appear that any last will and testament was made by the deceased and the 
same proved in Court and letters testamentary or of Administration, be obtained therein 
and the said Ignatious Atchison do, in such case, on being required thereto, render and 
deliver up the letters of administration granted to him as aforesaid, and shall, in general 
do and perform all other acts which may at any time be required of him by law then this 
obligation to be void, otherwise to remain in full force and effect. 
Nov. 23, 1847				Ignatious Atchisson (his sig.) seal
Approved by me				Samuel Atchisson (his sig.) seal
W. Dodds (P J P)			Washington Atchisson (his sig. ) seal

(Nov. 23, 1847 Administrator's Oath)
I do solemnly that I will well and truly administer all and singular, the goods 
and chattels, rights, credits and effects of Barton Atchison, deceased, and pay 
all just claims and charges against his estate, so far as his goods, chattels, and 
effects shall extend, and the law charge me, and that I will do and perform all other 
acts required of me by law, to the best of my knowledge and abilities so help me God.
Sworn to and subscribed			Ignatious Atchisson
Before me this the 23rd
Say of November 1847
W. Dodds P.J.P.

(1847)
Money on hand a the death of B. Atchisson  $418.60
Notes and accounts owing the estate of Barton Atchisson, dec'd.
Acct. on Ignatious Atchisson for $48.10c good
Acct. on George W. Atchisson for $9.10c good
Note on Joseph Wallis due Sept. 5th, 1847 for $22.50c bad
Note on Ab Goodman due Nov. 28th, 1832 for $3.37 1/2c bad
Note on John D. Vaughn due June 16th, 1842 for $9.65c bad
Note on Sol Neal due Dec. 1st, 1831 for 60 bushels of good corn  bad
Note of William Corbit due April 1st, 1848 for $50.00c bad
Note on Asher Smith for one hundred and fifty bushels of corn due 15th Nov., 1842 bad
Note on William Atchisson assigned by Abraham Irvin due May 4th, 1820 $5.50c bad
Note on Wt. Aldson due Jan. 30th, 1845 to be paid in Smithing and yearlings $5.07c bad
Note on Asher and Israel Smith due Feburary 8th 1839 for $14.50c bad
Note on Thos. Fowler for fifty bushels of salt due September 1st, 1825 bad
Note on Wm. Corbit due 25th, 1849 for $50.00c bad   [No month]
Note. On Wm. Henson for fifteen barrels of good corn due Nov. 15th, 1847 bad
Note on John DeWitt due Nov. 7th, 1845 for $3.87 1/2 c bad
Note on John Wallis for one hundred and fifty bushels corn due Nov. 15th, 1845 bad
Note on James and Elijah Ross due March 5th, 1841 for $39.30c with a credit of $12.31c bad
Note on H. M. Livingston due December 25th, 1839 
in cash note on good men or young cattle for $100.00c bad
Another on the same man to be paid as the other due December 25th, 1840 for $100.00c bad
Note on John Simpson due August 3rd, 1834 for $3.50c bad
Account against the same man for $5.00c bad
Note on Wm. Lames due Sept. 13th, 1830 for $6.62c bad
Note on S. G. Hicks, James Boman and Noah Johnston due March 23rd, 1838 
for $100.00c with a credit of sixty Dollars bad
On account on Robert Cook for $100.95c bad
Receipt from J. M. Bruce collector for the year 1840 for taxes for Samuel Atchisson $4.71c bad
On account on Asher Smith for $44.10c bad
An order from S. H. Anderson on Samuel Atchisson with a statement of ten Dollars 
paid by B. Atchisson bad
Samuel Atchisson tax receipt for $4.71c bad
Samuel Atchisson tax receipt for 1840 paid by B. Atchisson for $4.71c bad
Samuel Atchisson tax receipt for 1843 paid by B. Atchisson $1.00c bad
Samuel Atchisson tax for $6.90c bad
John Lyles tax receipt for 43cts bad

Barton Atchison
vs				suit bro't. on a note of hand executed
Absem F. McCool			December 18th, 1836 for $35. And due the 
1st of November 1837.  April 3rd, 1844 
Ishued Summons returnable the 13th just at 12 o'clock M in the hands of J. P. Vaughn 
Const. Who returned the same executed by reading.  Apl, 13, 1844 at the hour of 
trial the defendant failed to appear and no reason being assigned it is ordered 
that the plaintiff have judgement for $48.52 cents – principal and interest with 
cost of suit.	W. Prigmore J. P.

May 4th, 1844  Ishued Execution in the hands of J. P. Vaughn Const. Who returned 
the same by order of plaintiff.  August 12th 1844.  J. P. Vaughn Const.
Justices fees $1.0625	Transcript &c.
Const. Fees $ .65			J. Hadden J.P.
A copy of the above judgment – is just. &c.

Levi Gibson
Assignee of Barton Atchison
  	Vs			
James H. Foster			Debt by note $4.95. Interest 40 cts. Summons 
January 23rd, 1840. Set for 31 Just 12 o'clock A.M.  Subpena Washington Atchison. 
Consign to Wm. Kirk  Pcs (?)
Jan, 31st, 1840  Summons returned.  Executed according to law by Wm. Kirk.  
Judgment by acknowledgement for four dollars 95 cts principle 41 cts interest.  
One dollar 37 cts cost before me.			C. B. Allen
Execution April 25, 1840 for $4.95 cts Principle 41 cts interest $1.37 cts cost 
consigned to Wm. Kirk Const.
May 29th, 1840  Execution Returned by Wm. Kirk Const. No property found.
State of Ills.
Jefferson County		I do certify the above to be a true copy from 
the docket in my office. 
 June 5th, 1848
							M. Lynch  seal

Heirs of Barton Atchison – handwritten list in probate box:
W Atchison
Sarah Cook, dec'd. heirs as follows
	Th's. Cook, Jr.
Lucy Lyles
	Sol'm. Goddard, guardian of Fran's. Goddard
	Wyat Parish guardian of heirs of Slatha Parish
		Jno. B. Parish
		G W Parish
		Lucretia Parish
		Jas. M. Parish
		Thos. J. Parish
		Bird Parish, heirs of Slatha Parish. Granddaughter of B. Atchison
Winey Myers
Ignatious Atchison
Martha Chaffin
Sam'l. Atchison
G. W. Atchison
Thos. J. Atchison
		
(Dec. 17, 1847 Appointment of Appraisers)
STATE OF ILLINOIS,        Sct.
Jefferson County 
THE PEOPLE OF ILLINOIS, To John Farlow, James Picket and Elisha Esque [Askew] 
of the County of  Jefferson and State of Illinois, GREETING:
This is to authorize you jointly to appraise the goods and chattels and personal
estate of Barton Atchison late of the County of Jefferson and State of Illinois,
deceased, so far as the same shall come to your sight and knowledge, each of you 
having first taken the oath hereunto annexed to an appraisement bill of goods and 
chattels and personal estate by you appraised, in dollars and cents, and in the said 
bill of appraisement you are to set down in a column or columns opposite to each 
article appraised the value thereof.
Witness, W. Dodds, Probate Justice of the Peace, of the County of Jefferson at 
his Office in Mt. Vernon this 23rd day of November A. D. 1847.
You and each of you do solemnley swear that you will well and truly without partiality 
or prejudice value and appraise the goods chattels and personal estate of Barton Atchison
deceased, so far as the same shall come to your sight and knowledge, and that you will
in all respects perform your duty as appraisers to the best of your skill and judgment.
STATE OF ILLINOIS
Jefferson County
Personally appeared before me a Justis of the peace in & for said County the three 
persons named in the written warrant and were severally qualified according to law.  
Given under my hand this Seventeenth day of December A. D. 1847.  J. S. Scott, JP

(Dec. 17, 1847)
An Inventory and appraisement of the personal Estate of Barton Atchisson, dec'd.  
Dec. 17, 1847
Property				Dols. Cts.
11 pair course shoes at $1.30 per pr.	14.30
1 pattern of uppers			.50
1 Fro??					.75
1 scythe and cradle			1.50
1 iron tooth harrow			3.00
1 bay horse				40.00
1 roan horse				60.00
1 sorrel horse				45.00
1 ditto (broke to work)			40.00
1 bay mare				35.00
1 sorrel mare				25.00
1 speckled cow				8.00
1 white face heifer			7.00
1 heifer, with blk. Sides		7.00
1 red heifer (white face)		6.00
1 ditto (wht. Back)			5.00
1 ditto (no wht.)			6.00
1 ditto (some wht.)			6.00
1 wht. Steer (red neck)			7.00
1 wht. & red steer			6.50
1 red steer yearling			3.00
1 wht. & Blk. Ditto			2.00
37 head of sheep at $1.00		37.00
3 spotted hogs (largest)		9.00
5 sows (3 Blk. & 2 spotted)		12.00
11 heads of Shoats			10.00
3 hoes					.90
1 saddle, bridle & Martingals		10.00
1 grindstone				.75
1 grubbing hoe				.75
Amt. 					408.95

Amt. Brought forward			408.95
1 small improvement (no house)		14.00
1 large ditto (Bennett place)		60.00
1 improvement (home place)		125.00
2 sides sole (24 1/2 lbs.) at .30c per lb.7.35
1 ditto (7 ") .16c "			1.12
1 ditto (8 1/2 ") .20c "			1.70
1 ditto (6 ") .20c "			1.20
1 ditto (7 3/4 ") .20c "			1.55
1 ditto (8 ") .20c "			1.60
1 ditto (7 1/2 ") .20c "			1.50
1 ditto (8 3/4 ") .25c "			2.19
1 ditto (10 3/4 ") .25c "			2.68
1 ditto (9 3/4 ") .20c "			1.95
1 ditto (8 1/4 ") .20c "			1.65
1 ditto (7 1/4 ") .20c "			1.45
1 ditto (8 1/4 ") .25c "			2.06
1 ditto (16 1/2 ") .30c "			4.95
1 ditto upper leather			1.50
1 ditto					1.00
1 ditto					2.00
1 ditto					2.00
1 ditto					2.00
1 ditto					2.50
1 ditto					1.75
1 ditto					2.50
Dec. 18th 1 wht. Sow & 4 pigs		4.00
1 gray colt				12.00
2 spades				.80
1 Cary plough				1.50
1 sign boards				.25
1 Cary plough (stalked)			2.00
1 prairie ditto				2.50
Amt.					679.20

Am't. Bro't. forward			679.20
2 axes					.80
3 log chains				8.00
1 old hand saw				.25
1 bull tongue & old auger		.63
1 broad axe				3.00
1 brier axe				.75
1 drawing knife				.75
1 half bushel				.20
2 piggins & 2 reelers			.75
1 tin lantern				.12
1 wooden churn				.25
2 ditto buckets				.80
1 stone churn				.25
3 ditto jugs				.50
5 syckles				1.50
1 large waiter				.25
6 bells and 5 straps			4.00
3 iron wedges & a clevis		1.75
1 box of old iron			1.00
2 pair of stretchers			1.50
4 large boxes				1.75
2 pair fire Dogs			2.50
1 large kettle, iron poker & shovel	2.40
1 ditto and hooks			2.50
2 iron pots				1.50
2 skillets and 1 pr. Hooks		.75
1 frying pan & gridiron			.50
1 halter chain & strap			.75
1 new wagon, cover & gearing		100.00
1 ox ditto yoke & cover			25.00
1 small two horse wagon & gear		25.00
1 old Dearborn wagon & gear		15.00
Am't. 					883.90

Am't. bro't. forward			883.90
2 sets of plough gears			6.50
1 pr. Harnes & single trees		1.25
2 barrels with the salt in them		3.62
2 empty barrels				.50
1 tar keg with some tar			.25
1 tar bucket				.12
2 lard troughs				.50
1 beef hide				1.00
1 whip saw				3.00
1 keg with nails &c.			1.15
1 lot of horse shoes			.75
1 paint keg				.06
1 shot gun & horn			4.00
1 tin trunk				1.00
1 watch and chain			7.00
1 clock					5.00
1 pair large steelyards			1.50
1 cupboard & the ware in it		6.50
1 set new knives & forks		1.00
1 walnut table				4.00
1 candle stand				1.00
1 bureau				5.00
1 looking glass				.62
1 Portmanteau				.25
1 dresser				2.00
3 old books				.38
16 1/2 lbs. Wool rolls, at .37 1/2 cts. Per lb. 6.19
26 " wool at .25c per lb.		6.50
1 strike reel				1.00
1 walnut chest				3.00
14 1/2 yds. Blue calico .20c		2.85
Am't. 					961.39

Am't. bro't. forward			961.39
Dec. 18th 10 common chairs .25c		2.50
2 pair saddle bags			1.75
1 box shoe tools			.68
1 set of carriage harness		1.50
1 pr. Trace chains(?) & a pad lock	.87
1 bed stead				1.25
1 ditto stead & 2 beds & beding		20.00
1 low bedstead, 2 beds & ditto		16.00
1 ditto bedstead			1.50
5 bed covers				20.00
1 crane(?), tray, sieve & meal sack	1.50
1 coffee mill & wooden bowl		.75
1 stack of fodder			3.00
2 raizors, strap, box, & spaying needle	1.25
1 towel & piece of cloth		.50
7 bbls. Corn (more or less)		7.00
2 baskets				.40
16 chickens .05c			.80
1 pr. Small steelyards			.75
Jan. 13th 1848 1 sea conk shell		.75
1 cotter & 4 plough rods		1.75
1 tin cup & tin pan			.375
1 doubletree, two singletrees, & brest yoke 2.00
115 bbls. of corn at $1.00 per bbl.	115.00
1 meal sack				.375
1 Dictionary & "Saints Rest"		.40
2 sides bacon				.75
1 bed & tick & 2 towels &c.		4.00
Whole Am't.				1168.79

(See appraisers certificate on the opposite page.)

State of Illinois 		
Jefferson County    ss	We, the undersigned, appraisers of the Estate 
of Barton Atchisson, do certify that after being duly sworn by an acting 
Justice of the Peace in & for s'd. County, we did inventory & appraise all 
the personal property belonging to s'd. Estate (to the best of our skill & 
judgment) that came to our sight and knowledge, (previous to the sale) and 
that the foregoing is a true & perfect inventory and appraisement of s'd. 
property.  Given under our hands & seals this 14th day of Jan. A. D. 1848.
						Elisha Askew  seal
						James H. Pickett seal
						John Farlow seal

Appraisement of the residue of the personal property belonging to the 
estate of Barton Atchisson dec'd., made on the 25th day of Nov. A. D. 1848.

Property				Valuation
1 side upper leather			3.00
1 ditto					3.00
1 ditto					2.50
11 3/4 lbs. Sole ditto at .25cts. per lb.	2.94
1 1/2 inch chisel				.20
1 Dictionary				.25
Am't.					11.89
	

State of Illinois
Jefferson County	We the undersigned appraisers of the estate 
of Barton Atchisson, dec'd., being duly sworn as such, do hereby certify 
that we did appraise the above mentioned property, and that the above is 
the true value thereof to the best of our judgment & belief.  Given under 
our hands and seals this 25th day of November, A. D. 1848.
						John Farlow seal
						Albert Green seal
						James Pickett seal

(1847)
An Inventory of Land Owned by Barton Atchisson, dec'd.

Lot Number one of Section Sixteen Township Three South in Range 
Four East of the Third Principal meridian containing forty acres 
price one Dollar and fifty cents per acre.

Lot Number Two of Section Sixteen Township Three South in Range Four 
East of the Third Principal meridian containing forty acres price one 
Dollar and fifty cents per acre.

Lot Number Seven known and described as the South West Fourth of the 
North East quarter of Section Sixteen in Township Three South of Range 
Four East containing forty acres more or less purchased from Samuel R. 
Kinison price one hundred and fifty Dollars.

Lot Number Eight of Section Sixteen Township Three South in Range Four 
East of the Third Principal meridian containing forty acres more or less 
purchased from Charles Crume price Two hundred Dollars.

A track of land known and described as follows for the East half of the 
South East quarter of Section Number Twenty Six Township No. Three South 
Range No. Three East containing Eighty acres purchased from William Leech 
price seven hundred and fifty Dollars.

A track of land for the South West quarter of the North East quarter of 
Section two in Township Four South of Range Three East containing forty 
acres and eighty seven hundredths of an acre purchased from John Harvill 
price Forty one Dollars and twenty five cents..

A track of land for the East half of the North East quarter of Section 
number seventeen Township No. Four South of Range No. Three East containing 
eighty acres purchased from Matthew Kirk price Five hundred and fifty Dollars.

A track of land for the South East quarter of the South East quarter of 
Section Thirty one in Township Three South of Range  four East containing 
forty acres purchased from goverment price one Dollar and twenty five cents 
per acre.

A track of land for the West half of the South West quarter of Section 
Thirty two Township three South of Range four East containing Eighty acres 
purchased from John Tyer price one hundred and Sixty Dollars.  Forty acres 
of this Eighty acres is Sold to William Corbit pervided he makes payment.

A track of Land for the East half of the South West quarter of Section 
thirty one in Township Three South of Range four East containing Eighty 
acres purchased from John Tyer price one hundred Dollars.
			Ignatious Atchison Admt of Barton Atchison dec'd



Sale Book of the Personal Estate of Barton Atchisson, decd   
(sold on the 22nd Dec. 1847)
PURCHASER'S NAME	PROPERTY SOLD		AMOUNT
Wyatt Parrish		1 pair coarse shoes	1.25
Same			1 ditto			1.00
Sam'l Atchisson		1 ditto			1.30
Washington Atchisson	1 ditto			1.30
Theoph's. Cook, Jr.	1 ditto			1.30
Martha Chaffen		1 ditto			1.25
Same			1 ditto			1.20
Wash'n Atchisson	1 ditto			1.25
Wesly Toney		1 ditto			1.05
Levi Fuller		1 ditto			1.31
Jarvis Williamson	1 ditto uppers, (pd)	.31
Joshua Robinson		1 scythe & cradle	.60
Sam'l Atchisson		1 fro??			.65
Levi Fuller		1 iron tooth harrow	2.00
Martha Chaffen		1 hoe			.125
Same			1 ditto			.125
Same			1 ditto			.125
Ralph Rabourn		1 grubbing hoe		.55
Francis Hicks		1 spade (no handle)	.30
Ignatius Atchisson	1 ditto (with handle)	.25
Thos. Atchisson		1 grindstone		.35
Jas. Bliss		1 sign boards (pd)	.10
Wash'n Atchisson	1 plough		1.05
Martha Chaffen		1 speckled cow		6.75
Thos. J. Atchisson	1 red cow (white face)	6.625
Jno. G. Turman		1 cow (black sides)	6.05
Wm. Baltzel		1 red heifer (white face)4.50
Jas. Hull		1 ditto (white back)	3.50
Wash'n. Atchisson	1 ditto			5.05
Same			1 ditto (some white)	5.55
Thos. J. Atchisson	1 white steer		7.625
Amt. Carried forward	----------		64.395

Amt. Brought forward	----------		64.395
Thos. J. Atchisson	1 red & white steer	6.65
Wash'n Atchisson	1 ditto steer yearling	3.40
Thos. J. Atchisson	1 calf			2.125
Nath'l Wyatt		5 sheep (1st choice)	5.50
Martha Chaffen		5 ditto (2nd ditto)	5.50
Same			5 ditto (3rd ditto)	5.125
Winny Myres		5 ditto (4th ditto)	5.625
Same			5 ditto (5th ditto)	5.50
Lawrence Stephens	5 ditto (6th ditto)	5.35
Winny Myres		5 ditto (7th ditto)	4.00
Wash'n Atchisson	3 spotted hogs		9.375
Wm. Chaffen		5 sows (blk & spotted)	12.25
Wash'n Atchisson	11 shoats		10.35
Albert Green		1 white sow & 4 pigs	2.00
Ira E. Cole		1 bay horse		40.00
Thos. J. Atchisson	1 roan horse		75.00
Rich'd McGinnis		1 sorrel horse (not broke)50.25
Joshua Robinson		1 ditto (broke)		50.00
Thos. J. Atchisson	1 bay mare		38.25
Wyatt Parish		1 sorrel mare		24.00
Thos. J. Atchisson	1 saddle, bridle, & Martingals	10.50
Elisha Askew		1 small improvement	5.00
Sam'l Atchisson		1 improvement (Bennet place)	15.00
Sam'l Wallis (failed)*	1 ditto (home place)	61.00
Clinton McCullock (failed)*1 side sole (7 lbs.) .255c per lb.	1.78
Lawrence Stephens	1 ditto (8 1/2 lbs.) .285c  "		2.42
Clinton McCullock (failed)*1 ditto (7 3/4 lbs.) .155c  "		1.19
Jas. Hull		1 ditto (6 ") .22c  "	1.32
Jno. G. Turman		1 ditto (8 ") .20c  "	1.60
Jas. Carrol		1 ditto (7 1/2 ") .165c "	1.24
Martha Chaffen		1 ditto (8 3/4 ") .20c "	1.75
Wash'n Atchisson	1 ditto (10 3/4 ") .20c "	2.15
Amt. Carried forward	-------			529.595

Amt. Brought forward	-------			529.595
Gazaway Elkins		1 side sole (9 3/4 lbs.) .16c per lb.	1.56
Joseph Pickett		1 ditto (8 1/4 ‘) .15c "	1.24
Jno. G. Turman		1 ditto (7 1/4 ") .10c "	.72
Jas. Hull		1 ditto 8 1/4 ") .15 1/2c "	1.28
Jas. Runnels		1 ditto (8 ") .15 c "  (pd)		1.20
Thos. J. Atchisson	1 ditto (16 1/5 ") .32c per lb.		5.28
Sam'l Atchisson		2 ditto (24 1/2 ") .30c "	7.35
Jas. Carrol		1 ditto upper leather	1.15
Wyatt Parrish		1 ditto			2.75
Lawrence Stephens	1 ditto			2.35
Albert Green		1 ditto			1.75
Joseph Pickett		1 ditto			2.625
Same			1 ditto			2.1875
Jas. Hull		1 ditto			2.43
Martha Chaffen		1 ditto			2.30
Wash'n. Atchisson	1 fodder stack		2.00
Ignatius Atchisson	1 new wagon		90.00
Ralph Rabourn		1 ox wagon (pd. $20.00)	21.50
Jno. Arnold		1 two horse wagon	18.60
Wm. Braden (failed)*	1 Dearborn		20.375
Martha Chaffen		1 lot of corn		3.50
Same			1 ditto chickens	1.00
Thos. J. Atchisson	1 clock			4.125
Thos. J. Atchisson	1 watch			5.50
Thos. J. Atchisson	1 shot gun &c.		5.00
Wm. Baltzel		16 1/2 lb. Rolls		7.25
Martha Chaffen		1 lot of wool		6.00
Wesley Toney		1 table			6.65
Martha Chaffen		1 cupboard & ware	15.12
Joshua Robinson		1 set knives & forks	1.12
Wash'n. Atchisson	1 chest	2.60
Joshua Robinson		1 candle stand		1.00
Winny Myers		1 bureau		10.05
Amt. Carried forward	-------			787.1575

Amt. Brought forward	-------			787.1575
Thos. J. Atchisson	1 looking glass		.50
Winny Myers		1 dresser		1.25
Thos. J. Atchisson	1 portmanteau		.375
Sam'l Atchisson		1 high bed stead	3.50
Wash'n. Atchisson	1 low ditto		4.625
Martha Chaffen		1 small ditto		1.65
Winny Myers		1 low ditto		2.12
Theoph's Cook, Jr.	9 common chairs		2.40
Martha Chaffen		1 rocking chair		.31
Same			1 strike reel		1.05
Amt. Of first day's sale	-------		804.9375

Amt. Of first day's sale	-------		804.9375
Amt. Of such as failed to Comply with terms of sale	- 84.345
				-------			720.5925

Jan. 14, 1848 Sale	Balance			720.5925
Wilie Prigmore		1 plough (no stalk) pd.	.50
Wash'n. Atchisson	1 ditto (stalked)	.15
Sam'l. Atchisson	1 prairie plough	1.00
Wash'n. Atchisson	1 axe			.25
Jno. Toney		1 ditto (pd)		.25
Wash'n. Atchisson	1 log chain		1.05
Stephen Farnsworth	1 ditto			2.50
Wyatt Parrish		1 ditto			1.00
Jno. Farlow		1 hand saw (pd)		.25
Sam'l. Atchisson	1 bull tongue & Botter	1.00
Stephen Farnsworth	1 broad axe		2.25
Wash'n. Atchisson	1 brier scythe		.25
Same			1 drawing knife		.85
Stephen Farnsworth	1 half bushel		.25
Sam'l. Atchisson	1 pair shoes		1.00
Martha Chaffen		1 reeler		.20
Winney Myres		1 piggin		.20
Ignatius Atchisson	1 lantern		.05
Martha Chaffen		1 piggin (large)	.25
Amt. Carried forward	-------			733.8425

Amt. Brought forward	-------			733.8425
Stephen Farnsworth	1 wooden churn		.25
Joshua Robinson		1 wooden bucket (pd)	.35
Wash'n. Atchisson	1 ditto			.35
Thos. J. Atchisson	1 stone churn		.10
Wash'n. Atchisson	1 stone jug (crk)	.05
Winney Myres		1 ditto			.15
Wilie Prigmore		1 large ditto (pd.)	.15
Same			2 syckles (pd.)		.20
Thos. J. Atchisson	2 ditto			.10
Barton Atchisson	1 ditto			.10
Wilie Prigmore		1 waiter (pd)		.05
Winney Myres		1 bell & strapp (small)	.55
Wash'n. Atchisson	1 ditto			.80
Ignatius Atchisson	1 ditto			.65
Winney Myres		1 ditto (no clapper)	.30
Same			1 ditto & strap (large)	.65
Ignatius Atchisson	1 ditto			.55
Same			1 iron wedge		.85
Same			1 ditto			.50
Same			1 ditto			.50
James Bliss		1 box old iron		.80
Wyatt Parrish		1 pair streachers	.75
Thos. J. Atchisson	1 ditto			.50
Winney Myres		1 large box		.60
Same			1 ditto			.40
Wash'n. Atchisson	1 ditto			.25
Same			1 ditto			.55
Martha Chaffen		1 fire togs		1.75
Wash'n. Atchisson	1 ditto			.85
Same			1 shovel & poker	.625
Same 			1 kettle & hook		2.25
Winney Myres		1 ditto			2.50
Same			1 small pot		.45
Amt. Carried forward	-------			753.3175

Amt. Brought forward	-------			753.3175
Winney Myers		1 stew pot		1.00
Ignatius Atchisson	1 small skillet		.25
Martha Chaffen		1 small skillet & lid	1.00
Sam'l. Atchisson	1 gridiron & pan	.50
Winney Myers		1 halter chain		1.25
Stephen Farnsworth	1 pair plough gears	1.85
Wash'n. Atchisson	1 ditto			1.75
Stephen Farnsworth	1 ditto			1.15
Wash'n. Atchisson	1 pad lock		.10
Thos. J. Atchisson	1 barrel with salt in it2.50
Stephen Farnsworth	1 ditto			1.50
Martha Chaffen		1 empty barrel		.125
Same			1 ditto			.125
Ignatius Atchisson	1 tar keg		.30
Wilie Knoles		1 tar bucket (pd)	.05
Martha Chaffen		2 lard troughs		.25
Joshua Robinson		1 beef hide (pd.)	.875
Stephen Farnsworth	1 whip saw		.75
Wash'n. Atchisson	1 keg with nails	1.30
Same			1 lot of horse shoes	.45
Barton Atchisson	1 tin trunk		1.15
Thos. J. Atchisson	1 pr. Large steelyards	1.25
Wash'n. Atchisson	1 improvement (home place)50.00
Same			1 Dearborn & gear	18.50
Robert Wright		1 side sole (7 1/2 lbs.) .13c per lb.	1.00
Francis Beasly		1 ditto (7 ") .12 1/2c "  "  (pd)		.875
Wilie Prigmore		1 Dictionary & "Saints Rest" pd.	.3725
James Bliss		1 Bible & leons table & guide		.15
Sam'l. Atchisson	7 yds. Calico .20c per yd.		1.40
Martha Chaffen		1 ditto .21c  "		1.47
Thos. J. Atchisson 	1 pr. Saddle bags	.25
Ignatius Atchisson	1 ditto (large)		1.40
Barton Atchisson	1 shoe box &c		.90
Wash'n. Atchisson	1 set of carriage harness		1.00
Amt. Carried forward	-------			850.11

Amt. Brought forward	-------			850.11
Winney Myres		1 blanket		4.20
Thos. J. Atchisson	1 ditto			5.50
Wash'n. Atchisson	1 ditto			5.80
Martha Chaffen		1 ditto			4.55
Sam'l/ Atchisson	1 saddle ditto (large)	2.00
Thos. J. Atchisson	1 bed & bedding		7.00
Crockett Glenn		1 ditto			7.31
Wm. J. Crisel		1 ditto			8.00
Sam'l/ Atchisson	1 ditto			6.00
Stephen Farnsworth	1 crane			.80
Winney Myres		1 sieve & tray		.25
Thos. J. Atchisson	1 meal sack		1.00
Ignatius Atchisson	1 ditto			.85
Wash'n. Atchisson	1 coffee mill		.35
Sam'l/ Atchisson	1 bed &c.		6.00
Wash'n. Atchisson	1 raizor. Box. & strap	.75
Joshua Robinson		1 razor, spaying needle &c. (pd)	.30
Winney Myres		1 stand of curtains	.55
Martha Chaffen		1 ditto			.60
Same			2 towels		.50
Wash'n. Atchisson	1 small blanket		.40
Thos. J. Atchisson	1 basket &c.		.25
Wash'n. Atchisson	1 ditto	.25
Sam'l/ Atchisson	1 pr. Small Steelyards	.40
Jno. W. Miller		1 umb'a staff (pd)	.05
Stephen Farnsworth	1 sea conk		.26
Sam'l/ Atchisson	4 plough tools		.35
Wash'n. Atchisson	1 bolt & clevis		.40
Theoph. Cook Jr.	1 tin pan  (pd)		.10
Ignatius Atchisson	1 pr. Leather lines	.25
Wash'n. Atchisson	1 ditto			.40
Robert Wright		2 single trees		.65
Same			1 double tree & single trees		1.15
Amt. Carried forward	-------			917.33

Amt. Brought forward	-------			917.33
Wyatt Parrish		1 side bacon		.125
Same			1 ditto			.1875
Martha Chaffen		1 tub			.20
Winney Myers		1 small box		.20
Sale of corn Jan. 15th		
Martha Chaffen		1 lot of corn (333 1/2 bus.)25.00
Thos. J. Atchisson	1 ditto (185 bus.)	23.50
Wyatt Parrish		1 ditto (56 1/2 bus.)	7.875
-------			TOTAL			974.4175
(*failed – failed to give note.)

State of Illinois
Jefferson County		We, the undersigned, crier and 
clerk of the sale of the personal property of Barton Atchisson, 
dec'd., do certify that the foregoing statement of the articles sold, 
&c. are true and correct to the best of our knowledge and belief.  
Given under our hands and seals this 15th day of Jan'y. A. D. 1848.
						M. B. Lynch, Crier  seal
						Jno. Farlow, clerk  seal

(Feb. 17, 1848)
Review of Bartin Atchison $25.00 in full of his State & County 
tax for the year 1844 (towit) 
60.53 acres 3 S 3 E W 1/2 NW Section 4 valued at $4.00 per acre
Also 80 acres 3 S 4 E E 1/2 NE S 31 valued at $400
Also 160 acres 3 S 4 E SE S 31 valued at $480
Also 80 acres 3 S 4 E E 1/2 SW S 31 valued at $240
Also 80 acres 3 S 4 E W 1/2 SW S 32 valued at $240
Also 80 acres 3 S 4 E W 1/2 NW S 32 valued at $240
Also 80 acres 3 S 3 E E 1/2 SE S 26 valued at $320
Also 80 acres 3 S 4 E lots 1 & 2 S 16 valued at $240
Also 80 acres 3 S 4 E lots 7 & 8 S 16 valued at $280
Also 40 acres 3 S 4 E SE SE S 31 valued at $120
Also 60.53 acres 3 S 3 E E NW S 4 valued at $242
Also 60.84 acres 3 S 3 E E 1/2 NE S 5 valued at $244
Also 44.87 acres 4 S 3 E SW NE S 2 valued at $180
Also 73 acres 4 S 4 E E 1/2 NW S 6 valued at $219
Total amount of personal property $479.00
Barton Atcherson paid on this tax receipt $21.32cts and Ignatious Atcherson 
administrator of said Bartin Atcherson paid $3.68 balince due on said receipt.
February 17th, 1848  W. J. Stephenson, Collector
(Author Comment: for tax year 1844, Barton Atchison had 1059.77 acres valued at $3687.12)

(April 1848) Newspaper Notice:
Administrator's Notice – All persons having claims against the estate of 
Barton Atcheson, late of Jefferson county and state of Illinois, deceased, 
are requested to present themselves …(rest missing)

(Nov. 25, 1848)
Sale Book of the residue of the personal property of the estate of Barton Atchisson, 
dec'd. Nov. 25, 1848.

Purchasers' Names	Property			$  Cts.
William Leach		1 side upper leather pd.	2.55
James Pickett		1 ditto pd.			2.50
George W. Atchisson	1 ditto pd.			2.10
Same			11 3/4 lbs. Sole at .20c per lb. pd. 2.35
Ignatius Atchisson	1 1/2 in. chisel pd.		.125
Thomas J. Atchisson	1 Dictionary pd.		.1875
							9.8125
		

Sate of Illinois
Jefferson County		We the undersigned, do hereby certify 
the above statement of the sale property therein described is true and 
correct to the best of our knowledge & belief.  Given under our hands 
and seals this 25th day of Nov. A. D. 1848.
			Crier Joshua Robison seal
			John Farlow seal
			Clerk of the sale

Receipts in file:
Ignatious Atchison Admt'r. of Barton Atchison dec'd. reports for 
distribution  $190.51
    I. Atchisson (his sig.)

April 8th, 1848
Barton Atchisson Dr?
To Martzan Wells
For Lence Cimbrel	$15.00
Do 1 weding do		$  .50

And has receive on this acoumpt  $11.00

Balance du me	$4.50

Estate of Barton Atchisson to Robert F. Wingate Dr?
To attending to law suit in the Probate Court	$5.00
Cr by $2.00 in check				$2.00
                                                _____
						$3.00

Ignatious Atchison Admr't. of Barton Atchison dec'd made the 
following report to wit
Money on hand and rec'd up to the 3rd day of July AD 1848	$418.60
								$ 29.95
								_______
								$448.55

		signed		Ignatius Atchison Admr't.  (his mark)

Estate of Barton Atchison   Nov. 12, 1847  To H. L. Pace   Dr?
	9 1/2 yds. Cambri  .37 1/2c		$3.56
	pair cotton socks		$ .25
					_____
	for shroud for self		$3.81

Rec'd. of Barton Atchisson $12.82 his tax for 1847 on 
80 acres of land 3 S 4 E E 1/2 SW S 31 valued at $320
80 acres 3 S 4 E W 1/2 SW S 32 valued at $240
160 acres 3 S 4 E lots 1 & 2, 7 & 8  S 16 valued at $480
40 acres 3 S 4 E SE SE S 31 valued at $120
45 acres 4 S 3 E SW NE S 2 valued at $180
& personal at $325
June 1st, 1848		Elijah Piper Col. By
			John R. Satterfield DC
			
	Mt. Vernon, Ills. June 5th, 1848
Estate of Barton Atchisson
		To Wm. Kirk       Dr??
	Balance due for tract of land 				$15.00
	Interest on same from August 1845 to present time	$  2.55

Barton Atchison to Jno. R. Casey  Dr??  December 4th, 1847
To making Eleven pare of cours shoes at 37 1/2c per pare   $4.12 1/2

Estate of Barton Atchison	Dr?
To Lewis F. Casey for surveying (?)		$4.00

$53.12 1/2 a 2nd inventory of the effects of Barton Atchison dec'd. 
as follows to wit A judgment on Robert Sprouse (?) and Lewis Sprouse
obtained before Wily Prigmore Esq. And now before James L. Hadden Esq. 
The sum of fifty three Dollars 12 cents debt.

Estate of Barton Atchison to Jacob Welden Dr?? to 300 boards at 50 cts. 
Per hundred	$1.50

Febry 17th, 1848
Rec'd. of Ignatious Atchison admr't. of Barton Atcheson deceased the 
sum of five Dollars as Probate fees.  W. Dodds

Estate of Barton Atchison to John Farlow Dr??
1847 Dec.	To 2 days' appraising property		$1.50
     "	 "         2  "  clerking at sale &c.		$2.00
1848 Jan 13th  To 1 " appraising			$ .75
            "   14th   "  1 " clerking			$1.00
	    "   15th   "  1/2 "    "			$ .50
							_____
							$5.75

Ignatious Atchison Admr't. of Barton Atchison dec'd. filed an additional 
report current of $343.15
			Signed		Ignatious Atchisson (his sig.)

Estate of Barton Atchison to Thos. J. Atchison Dr?? to plough	$10.00

50 cts. Received of Ignatius Atcherson Fifty cents as administrator of 
my Fathers estate it being over and above the cattle debt which my Father 
held against him.  This 10th day of June 1848.
						Asa Music (his mark)

Ignatious Atchison admr't. of Barton Atchison dec'd. filed the following 
sum of money collected since last settlement to wit  $330.64.
		Signed   Ignatious Atchison  Admr't.  [this one isn't his signature]

Ignatius Atchison Admt'r. of Bartin Atchison deceased reports since 
last settlement $251.15
			Signed  Ignatious Atchisson (his sig.)

 
 
 
 
 

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