Jefferson County, IL
Wills
Submitted By: Janet Fryar Rohlfs


PROBATE RECORDS OF HUBBARD R. DARE
Probate Box  10  Jefferson Co., IL  Photocopies of papers obtained.

(March 2, 1853)
To All Whom it may concern,
	I, Mary Dare, widow of Hubbard Dare deceased, do hereby relinquish 
my right to administer upon the estate of said deceased, and request that 
John Downer be appointed to administer thereon.  March 2nd, 1853.
Witness  J. F. Watson				Mary Dare (her mark)

(March 7, 1853)
STATE OF ILLINOIS,
Jefferson County.
	On this day, before the County Court of said County, setting for 
Probate purposes, personally came John R. Allen, who being duly sworn 
according to law, declares that Hubbard Dare, late of said County, died 
intestate on or about the 26th day of February, A. D., 1853.
							John R. Allen (his sig.)
Sworn & subscribed 7th March 1853  J. F. Watson Clerk Co. Court, Jefferson Co., Ills.

[Administrator’s Bond]
      Know all men by these presents that we, John Downer, Jesse Green. 
Hezekiah McLaughlin and John N. Johnson 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 five thousand dollars, current 
money of the United States, which payment well and truly to 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 Seventh day of March  AD 1853.
       The condition of this obligation is such, that if the said John Downer 
administrator of all and singular, the goods and chattels, rights and credits 
of Hubbard Dare 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 come to the hands, possession or knowledge of 
him the said John Downer 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 County Court of said County of Jefferson, agreeably to law, and such 
goods and chattels, 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 said Court, 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 said Court; and if it shall hereafter appear 
that any last will and testament was made by the deceased, and the same be proved 
in Court, and letters testamentary, or of administration be obtained thereon, and 
the said John Downer 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 virtue. 
							John Downer (his sig.)
							Jesse Green (his sig.)
							John N. Johnson (his sig.)
							Hezekiah McLaughlin (his sig.)
STATE OF ILLINOIS,
Jefferson County.
			I do solemnly swear, that I will well and truly 
administer all and singular the goods and chattels, rights and credits, and 
effects of Hubbard Dare 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.
							John Downer (his sig.)
Subscribed and sworn in open Court, this
7th day of March 1853
	J. T. Watson, Clk.

(March 23, 1853)
STATE OF ILLINOIS
Jefferson County	}		sct.
	THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF ILLINOIS,
		To the Sheriff of said County – GREETING:
WE command you to summon Mary Dare, William C. Dare, Rowland Dare, Henry H. Cole, 
Sythia Cole, Sarah T. Dare & Johnathan Wells if to be found in your county, to 
appear before the Circuit Court of said county, on the first day of the next term 
thereof, to be holden at the Court House in Mt. Vernon on the second Monday in the 
month of May next, to answer H. D. Allen, Missouri Allen, L. R. Bean and O. Bean 
in Bill for Partition, and hereof make due return to our said Court as the law 
directs.
WITNESS, T. B. Tanner, Clerk of our said Court, and the Judicial Seal 
thereof, at Mt. Vernon this 23rd day of March A. D., 1853
						T. B. Tanner, Clerk

STATE OF ILLINOIS
Jefferson County	}		sct.
	THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF ILLINOIS,
		To the Sheriff of Pike County – GREETING:
WE command you to summon Mary Dare, William C. Dare, Rowland Dare, Henry H. Cole, 
Sytha Cole, Sarah T. Dare & Johnathan Wells if to be found in your county, to appear 
before the Circuit Court of said county, on the first day of the next term thereof, 
to be holden at the Court House in Mt. Vernon on the second Monday in the month of 
May next, to answer unto H. D. Allen, M. Allen, L. R. Bean & O. Bean in Bill for 
Partition, and hereof make due return to our said Court as the law directs.
WITNESS, T. B. Tanner, Clerk of our said Court, and the Judicial Seal thereof, at 
Mt. Vernon this 23rd day of March A. D., 1853
						T. B. Tanner, Clerk

(April 5, 1853)
A list of good chattles and personal property belonging to the Estate of Hubbard Dare 
deceased appraised on Tuesday the 5th day of April A. D. 1853.
2 horse whips			.20	1 saddle		2.00
1 hatchet			.25	1 gun & equipment	7.00
1 box & irons			1.50	22 lb. of shot		1.25
1 ditto of pencils		.20	2 boxes			.10
1 pocket book			.10	4 bells			.75
1 pair steelyards		1.50	1 carriage body		2.50
2 baskets			.25	1 cutting box		1.50
1 lot old irons & barrel	1.25	4 chisels		.50
1 ditto				.50	1 pitchfork		.25
1 ditto				.40	1 square & compass	.375
3 sickles			.50	1 broad axe		.50
1 spay needles			.05	3 carp’r. planes	.75
1 pr. Plemes			.375	2 drawing knives	1.00
Shaving utensils		2.00	1 foot adze		1.00
  		Carried forward	9.075	  	Carried forward	19.475

1 gate				1.50	5 augers		.75
2 ½ bunches shingles		2.00	1 ditto			.75
1 wash tub			.10	1 cross cut saw		3.00
Tobacco				5.00	1 hand saw & sett	2.50
Mackerel fish			4.00	1 compass & rasp	.50
1 pr. Andirons			1.00	1 hammer & frow		.15
1 table				1.50	1 grind stone		.20
1 trunk				.50	1 can & bucket		.50
1 chest				2.50	3 halter ropes		.30
1 barrel & salt			1.25	4 clevises		1.65
300 lb. Bacon supposed		24.00	Singletree irons	.25
1 pr. Martingals		.25	2 pr. Streachers	1.00
1 bridle			1.25	2 ½ log chains		2.50
1 saddle			10.00	6 axes			1.50
2 bridles			.20	2 iron wedges		1.00
4 blind bridles			2.00	1 spade			.75
                Carried forward	57.05	        Carried forward	17.30

1 cradle & scythe		1.25	70 bbls. Corn supposed		70.00
2 brier scythes			1.50	600 bundles of oats supposed	6.00
7 plows				6.00	3 bush. Ditto			.60
Old harness			.75	6 sacks wagon sheet & rug	1.00
5 barrels			.50	1 History of United States & 4 maps 2.00
3 kegs & nails			1.375	8 books				2.50
1 fan mill			3.00	1 lot of Queenware		1.50
1 iron tooth harrow		4.50	1 butch. Knife & tin dipper	.10
1 wagon harness & feed box	57.00	12 bottles & inkstand		.60
2 yearling heifers		7.00	4 jugs				.50
2 cows				27.00	2 buckets & pan			.30
3 horses			210.00	1 bucket			.00
3 hogs and 15 pigs		20.00	2 pitchers			.30
6 hogs & 4 pigs			23.00	1 crock & coffee pot		.20
13 hogs				30.00	2 pair cards			.375
12 hogs				34.00	1 string of spools		.75
            Carried forward	426.875	              Carried forward	86.725

Shovel & sheepshears		1.00	Carried forward	34.05
1 oven & ?			.75	Carried forward	17.30
300 lb. Bacon supposed		27.00	Carried forward	426.875
50 lb. Salt				Carried forward	86.725
2 grubbing hoes			1.25	Carried forward	32.25
1 weeding hoe			.50	Brot forward	575.50
1 scythe & Swath		.50		
1 Bible & Hymn Book		1.25	Total amount	627.75
              Carried forward	32.25		
[NOTE: THE MATH ON THIS ONE DOESN’T ADD UP.  I GET $652.20]

We certify that we Jesse Green Willis Keller and Hezekiah McLaughlin appraisers 
have appraised the above named articles of good belong to the estate of Hubbard 
Dare deceased.  Dated April the 5th day A. D. 1853.	Jesse Green (his sig.)
							Hezekiah McLaughlin (his sig.)
							Willis A. Keller (his sig.)

(April 5, 1853)
A list of goods belonging to the Estate of Hubbard Dare deceased appraised 
and set off for the widow as absolute dower.

1 horse			65.00		1 clock			5.00
1 cow			16.00		1 bed & beding & bedstead 10.00
4 hogs			14.50		1 ditto			8.50
4 pigs			2.00		1 trunk			1.50
1 hoe			.30		1 table			.00
1 pair streachers	.50		1 spinning wheel & cards 2.00
1 plow singletree & clevis 3.00		1 pair cards		.25
2 baskets		.40		1 bridle & saddle	3.00
1 ax			.75		25 lbs. Saleraties?	2.00
1 sett Harness		3.00		1 half bushel measure	.75
1 small casque		.20		200 lbs. of bacon 	18.00
120 lbs. Sugar		8.00		30 lbs. of lard		2.70
78 lbs. Coffee		12.00		300 lb. of flour	8.20
1 umbrella		.50		100 lb. of salt		1.33
Carried up amount	126.15		22 bbls. of Corn	22.00
		Brot up	126.15
		  Total Amount	210.38
[NOTE: THE MATH ON THIS ONE DOESN’T ADD UP.  I GET $211.38]

We certify that we have appraised the above named articles of goods chattels 
and personal property belonging to the Estate of Hubbard Dare Deceased.  April 5, 1853.
							Hezekiah McLaughlin (his sig.)
							Jesse Green (his sig.)
							Willis A. Keller (his sig.)

A list of articles not found which law allows the widow.
1 loom & appendage					8.00
1 cooking stove & pipe					14.00
3 sheep							3.00
Fuel for 3 months					3.00
							28.00

Articles found and appraised to the widow.
200 lbs. of bacon  @ 2c					18.00
30 lbs. of lard						2.70
300 lbs. of flour					8.20
50 lbs. of coffee (contained in amount of apposite page)6.12
25 lbs. of sugar  (ditto    ditto   ditto)		2.00
100 lbs. of salt					1.33
22 bbls. of corn					22.00

(April 6, 1853)
List of property sold at the sale of the estate of Hubbard Dare 
dec’d. April 6, 1853.

John H. Pace		Whips & hatchet			.35
Richard Childers	Files &c			.35
James Bodine		Box &c				.25
Rolin Dare		Auger				.75
William Hicks		Chisel				.25
Enos Rogers		Foot adze			1.00
Rolin Dare		Saw & set			2.00
Henry Bushong		¾ auger				.15
John R. Allen		Auger				.50
Henry Bushong		2 augers			.30
Ransom Boswell		Auger				.30
Russell Bean		1 pr. Steelyards 		1.25
Richard Childers	Compass				.55
John G. Turman		Chisels &c			.25
Henry Bushong		Drawing knife			.75
Johnathan Wells		Ditto				.20
Rolin Dare		Grubbing hoe			.75
Reson Rightnowar	Ditto				.50
John P. Newell		Shovel				.35
Rolin Dare		Spade				1.20
Henry Cole		Wedge				.35
James Oliver		Ditto				.60
John H. Pace		¾ chisel			.20
John P. Newell		Pair planes			.80
Rolin Dare		Bag shot			1.05
Richard Childers	Cross cut saw			2.60
John P. Newell		cards				.20
George Bullock		Ditto				.15
Lewis Cole		Hoe, hammer & froe		1.00
John Rogers		Spools				.50
James McLaughlin	2 jugs				.25
George Bullock		2 Ditto				.30
Joseph Laur		Plemes				.35
John G. Turman		2 buckets & pr. crocks 		.50
Carried forward		20.80

Thos. R. Oard		Spaying needle			.15
William Shanks		Horse shoes &c			.15
Jas. M. Dare		Kegs, clamp &c			.10
Reson Rightnowar	Bbl & irons			.25
Jas. Piper		Ditto     ditto			.10
John Downer		Ditto & irons			.10
Thos. R. Oard		Oven				.50
P. Osborne		Rope				.13
Thos. R. Oard		2 clevises			.30
Wm. H. Summers		1 ditto				.45
Timothy Conditt		Stretcher			.35
P. Osborne		1 ditto				.30
Sam’l. Black		Scythe & cradle			1.15
Rolin Dare		Brier scythe			.55
Henry Bushong		1 ditto				.40
Nathan Newell		Mowing ditto			.25
John P. Newell		Sheep shears			.30
Thos. Hale		Harness				.15
John G. Turman		Table & bottles			1.00
Herrell Boswell		1 book (Josephus)		1.05
Sam’l. Black		History US			1.50
Timothy Conditt		Small book			.20
Russell Bean		1 ditto				.25
Rolin Dare		Chest				1.65
D. A. Robinson		1 gate				1.10
Russell Bean		Lot shingles			2.15
Rolin Dare		1 saddle			10.50
Same			1 bridle			1.25
John P. Newell		2 bridles			.25
Same			1 saddle			1.55
Rolin Dare		1 gun				10.625
Wm. H. Summers		Harrow				2.85
William Shanks		Tub & grindstone 		.40
Russell Bean		Bead plain			.45
Carried forward		42.455

William Shanks		2 boxes				.10
John P. Newell		8 plugs tobacco			.80
Zadok C. Pace		4 ditto				.40
Elijah Piper		4 ditto				.40
D. A. Robinson		4 ditto				.35
Same			4 ditto				.35
Johnathan Wells		4 ditto				.35
Zadok C. Pace		4 ditto				.40
Jas. M. Dare		8 ditto				.75
Wm. Goodacre		2 baskets			.60
Philip Osborne		Log chain			1.00
John P. Newell		Ditto				1.10
Henry Cole		Small chain			.40
John P. Newell		3 lickles? & pocket book 	.50
Philip Osborne		Pr. Andirons			1.15
Henry Cole		Set plates			.70
Same			Razor strap			.75
John P. Newell		Ditto whet stone &c 		.25
Joseph Laur		Razor & knives			.15
Rolin Dare		1 bell				.20
Jas. Lusk		Ditto				.45
John H. Pace		Dish plate & bowls 		.50
Wesley Allen		Pitchfork & bells 		.40
John H. Pace		Cups & saucers			.20
Russell Bean		Pitcher & mugs			.50
Philip Osborne		Compass				.20
John R. Satterfield	Broad axe			.25
Russell Bean		Pitcher, dipper & tea pot 	.25
Lewis Cole		1 axe				.40
Richard Childers	4 axes				.25
Jonathan Wells		Baskets				.25
Richard Childers	Keg nails			1.15
Geo. Bullock		1 trunk				.35
Jas. Piper		Harness				4.10
Carried forward		17.75

Elijah Oard		Lot of gear			1.00
Reason Rightnowar	Ditto				1.05
John P. Newell		P’t. bbl. Salt			1.05
Jonathan Wells		Wheat fan			2.70
Enos Rogers		Cary plow			1.60
John P. Newell		1 plow				1.75
Jonathan Wells		1 b t plow			.60
Same			Cutting box			1.50
Same			Carriage bed			.10
Reason Rightnowar	2 plows				.45
Philip Osborne		1 Ditto & clevis		2.60
Henry Cole		1 b t plow			.55
John W. Lee		2 bbls oats			.80
Henry Cole		1 bbl				.05
John R. Satterfield	Cushions			.15
Russell Bean		1 wagon				55.00
John McLaughlin		Pt. bbl mackerel		3.20
Richard Childers	100 bundles oats		.80
L. C. Moss		100 Ditto			.80
Same			100 Ditto			.80
Jonathan Wells		100 Ditto			.70
Same			100 Ditto			.75
Same			Balance @ 50 cts pr hundred	1.42
H. D. Allen		1st lot of corn 5 bbls		5.30
Sam’l. Laird		2nd lot Ditto			5.45
George Henderson	3rd lot Ditto			5.50
Rolin Dare		4th lot Ditto			5.60
Sam’l. Laird		5th lot Ditto			5.50
Same			6th lot Ditto			5.45
D. A. Robinson		7th lot Ditto			5.40
Timothy Conditt		8th lot Ditto			5.50
Same			9th lot Ditto			5.40
Same			10th lot Ditto			5.40
L. C. Moss		11th lot Ditto			5.45
							137.37

Timothy Conditt		12th lot Ditto 			5.40
Denny A. Robinson	13th lot Ditto			5.40
Geo. Henderson		14th lot Ditto			5.35
James Clark		81 lbs of bacon @10c per lb	8.10
Russell Bean		53 ½ Ditto @8 ½ Ditto		4.55
Same			53 ½ Ditto @ 9Ditto		4.81
H. D. Allen		49 ½ Ditto @ 9 Ditto		4.45
Rolin Dare		1 yearling heifer		5.00
David Warren		1 ditto				3.25
Joseph Laur		1 cow				15.00
H. H. Cole		1 ditto				16.25
S. C. Moss		1 horse				86.00
Henry H. Cole		1 mare				84.75
Rolin Dare		1 ditto				85.50
John Lizenby		Wagon sheet & sacks		.25
Joseph Laur		3 sows & pigs			20.00
Henry H. Cole		Lot of hogs			26.10
Joseph Laur		1 ditto				32.00
Same			1 ditto				32.00
Mary Dare (widow)	Bible & hymnbook		.25
Joseph & Sam’l. Laird	10 bbls corn			10.70
H. D. Allen		6 bbls ditto			6.42
			Total Amount			$684.10
We certify that the foregoing list of property belonging to the estate of 
Hubbard Dare deceased was sold on Wednesday the 6th day of April A. D. 1853, 
And the amount opposite each article to the best of our knowledge and belief 
is correct.
							John H. Pace, Clk		
							Finney D. Preston, Crier

Report to the Honorable Judge Saterfield made on the first Monday of May A. D. 1853, 
comprising a list of property belonging to the estate of Hubbard Dare deceased.
Notes & makers	
Joseph Frost		Mar. 28, 1851			
Date of note		Mar. 28, 1851
Due			Mar. 27, 1852
Quality			Good
Endorsement		-
Int.			20.74
Princ.			100.00
Am’t 			120.74
Collected					

Notes & makers							
John G, Fairchild								
Date of note		Apr. 20, 1852
Due			Dec. 25, 1853
Quality			-
Endorsement		-
Int.			-
Princ.			100.00
Am’t			100.00
Collected


Notes & makers
Henry H. Cole	
Date of note		Oct. 4, 1852	
Due			Sept. 25, 1853	
Quality			Good			
Endorsement		-
Int.			-
Princ.			60.00	
Am’t			60.00	
Collected

Notes & makers
William T. Williams	
Date of note		Nov. 7, 1852	
Due			Feb. 7, 1853	
Quality			Doubtful	
Endorsement		April 6, 1853 $12.48	
Int.			1.27	
Princ.			32.78	
Am’t			21.77	
Collected

Notes & makers
Samuel Hirons								
Date of note		Sept. 20, 1833
Due			-
Quality			Desperate
Endorsement		-
Int.			-
Princ.			10.00
Am’t			10.00



Accounts		Quality		Balance due estate after decieting? acct.	     
William Rigsbury	Doubtful	6.15	
William Davis		Doubtful	2.75	
Rolin Dare		Good		1.00	collected
Cash on hand		  		408.465

	I certify that the foregoing is a correct report of notes, money 
and accounts belonging to the Estate of Hubbard Dare deceased.	
John Downer Administrator

(May 16, 1853)
STATE OF ILLINOIS,
Jefferson County.
This day personally appeared before me an acting Justis of the Peace in and 
for the County and State aforesaid James Bodine, James Smith and John H. Pace 
and was severaly sworn as comishoners to divide the real estate of Hubard Dare 
deceast accorden to law to the best of their judgment and do all other duties 
as such co’m. to the best of their noledg.
	May 16th A. D. 1853			Jonathan Wells, J. P.
[Handwritten – spelling errors as written]

						May Term of the Jefferson County
						Circuit Court  A. D. 1853
H. D. Allen et al.
	Vs					Petition for Partition
Mary Dare, et al.
	To the Hon’l. S. S. Marshall presiding Judge of the 12th Judicial circuit and chancery sitting:
	The undersigned commissioners to set of[f] dower and make partition 
him beg leave to report
	That after being first duly sworn by Jonathan Wells an acting Justice 
of the Peace in and for said County they proceeded by a personal examination 
and survey of said premises to set off allot and divide the lands of said Hubbard Dare 
and for a particular description of said partition beg leave to refer to a paper hereto 
attached marked Ex’t. B and him having reported beg leave to be discharged with his 
reasonable costs & charges.
						John H. Pace
						James Bodine
						James Smith

Lot no. 1 is the widow’s dower containing forty five acres and is bounded 
as follows to wit: beginning at stake at SW corner of NW ¼ SE qr. Se’c.10 
town 3 S R 2 E Jeff. Co. running east forty poles to a stake Hickory 8 in. 
S 14 W 6 ½ lks do 4 in. N 68 E 6 ½ lks thence S ninety polls b oak N 62 W 20 
lks thence west 80 polls hickory 18 in. N 22 E 27 lks thence west 80 polls 
hickory 18 in. N 22 E 27 lks thence north 90 polls Elm 12 in.. N 67 W 20 lks 
thence east 40 polls to place of beginning.
Lot no. 2 beginning at NE corner of lot no. 1 hickory 8 in. S 14 W 6 ½ links 
thence east one hundred and twenty six & ¼ polls to stake thence N sixteen polls 
to stake thence W ninety six rods to stake thence N 64 polls to stake thence W 
30 ¼ polls to stake thence S 80 polls to stake thence E 40 polls to place of beginning.
Lot no. 3 containing 31 ½ acres and bounded as follows to wit: Beginning at the 
SE corner of lot no. 2 at stake running west 126 ¼ rods west to stake. Hickory 8 in. 
S 14 W 6 ½ links thence S 40 polls to stake Hickory 20 in. S 17 E 8 links thence 
E 126 ¼ polls to stake thence north 40 polls to place of beginning.
Lot no. 4 contains 35 acres and is bounded as follows to wit: Beginning at SW corner 
of lot no. 3 at stake Hickory 20 in. S 17 E 8 links thence S 38 polls b Oak 6 in. S 20 
W 8 links thence east 126 ¼ polls to stake thence north 38 polls to stake thence west 
126 ¼ polls to place of beginning.
Lot no. 5 contains sixty five acres twenty five acres of which Is bounded as follows 
to wit: Beginning at stake b oak 6 in. S 20 W 5 links thence E 60 ¼ polls to stake 
thence south 60 polls to stake west 68 polls to stake thence N 50 polls to stake thence 
east 7 ¾ polls to stake thence north ten rods to place of beginning.  Balance of lot 
No. 5 contains 40 acres being the SW ¼ of the NE qr. Sec. 16 Town. & Range aforesaid.
Lot no. 6 cantons 40 acres and is bounded as follows to wit: Beginning at SE corner of 
lot no. 5 at stake running thence south 35 ½ polls to stake thence west 184 polls to 
stake thence north  35 ½ polls to stake thence east 184 polls to place of beginning.
Lot no. 7 contains 61 acres and is bounded as follows to wit: Beginning at NW corner 
of lot no. 6 at stake running thence north 150 poles to stake thence east forty four 
polls to stake thence S ten poles thence east 72 polls to stake thence south 50 polls 
to stake thence west 184 polls to place of beginning.
We have set off and allotted lot no. 1 as described above to Mary Dare widow of 
Hubbard Dare dec’d. 
Lot no. 2 to Sytha Cole wife of Henry H. Cole, late Sytha Dare daughter and heir 
of sd. Hubbard Dare dec’d.  
Lot no. 3 to Missouri Allen wife of Henry D. Allen late Missouri Dare daughter and 
heir of Hubbard Dare deceased.
Lot no. 4 to Sarah T. Dare daughter and only heir of Meridith [note] Dare deceased 
son and heir of said Hubbard Dare deceased
Lot no. 5 to Orlena Bean wife of Loving R. Bean and late Orlena Dare and daughter 
of said Hubbard dec’d.
Lot 6 to Rolin Dare son of said Hubbard Dare deceased
Lot no. 7 to Wm. C. Dare son of said Hubbard Dare deceased.
	Given under our hands
		May 20th 1853
					John H. Pace (his sig.)
					James Smith (his sig.)
					James Bodine (his sig.
Commissioners fees 5 days each
John H. Pace	$5
James Smith	$5
James Bodine	$5

Summons fees	$20.00

Jon P. Bradley for carrying chain 2 days  $2

Russell Bean for cash advanced to pay for summons to Pike [county] $1.10

D. Baugh Atty fee	$18.00

SEE DIAGRAM OF LOTS EXHIBIT B

					May Term of the Jefferson County
					Circuit Court  A. D. 1853
State of Illinois
Jefferson County
	To the Hon’l. Samuel S. Marshall presiding Judge of the 12th 
Judicial Circuit Court in Chancery sitting.
	Your petitioners Henry D. Allen and Missouri Allen his wife, 
late Missouri Dare and daughter of Hubbard Dare deceased, and Loving R. Bean 
and Orlena Bean his wife, late Orlena Dare and daughter of Hubbard Dare deceased 
all of Jefferson County and State of Illinois, would respectfully represent and 
show unto your Honor that Hubbard Dare late of Jefferson County State of Illinois 
departed this life on or about the 27th day of February 1853 possessed as of fee 
of the following lands situate lying and being in the said County of Jefferson 
to wit: E ½ NE ¼, E ½ NW ¼, SW ¼ NE ¼ and NW NE ¼ all in Section 15.  Also the 
NW ¼ SE ¼, SE ¼ SW ¼, SW ¼ SE ¼ all in section “ “ and also lot No. 7 SW ¼ NE ¼ 
in section “ “ all in township 3S R2 East.
	Your petitioners would further represent and show unto your Honor that 
said Hubbard Dare left him surviving in addition to your petitioners, Mary Dare, 
his widow, William C. Dare son of said Hubbard, Rowland Dare, son of said Hubbard, 
Sytha Cole late Sytha Dare daughter of said Hubard and Henry H. Cole her husband, 
and Sarah T. Dare daughter and sole heir of Moseday Dare deceased, son of said 
Hubbard, who is a minor & for whom we pray that a guardian ad litem be appointed.
	Your petitioners would further represent that they have been informed that 
said Rowland Dare, said Henry H. Cole and said Sytha Cole, and one Jonathan Wells 
have or pretend to have some kind of claim, right or title other than as heirs of 
sd. Hubbard to a part of said land above described, but what right or title they 
have if any or to what particular part thereof your petitioners know not.  Your 
petitioners would therefore pray that said Mary Dare, William C. Dare, Rowland Dare, 
Henry H. Cole and Sytha Cole his wife, Sarah T. Dare, and Jonathan Wells be made 
defendants to this bill, that a summons in chancery issue &c. and that said 
Rowland Dare, Henry H. Cole, Sytha Cole and Jonathan Wells if they or either of 
them have any title, claim or interest in or to any part of said land above described, 
that they set it out and submit it to the judgment of this Hon’l. Court, and that 
upon a final hearing hereof the dower of said Mary Dare be set off, and allotted 
to her and that partition be made of all said lands for and by the judgment of 
this Honorable Court to have belonged to said Hubbard Dare at the time of his 
decease between his heirs aforesaid, provided said lands are formed susceptable 
of division without material injury to said estate, but in the event they cannot 
be so divided then that said lands be sold and the proceeds divided among the heirs 
of said Dare aforesaid according to their several rights, and as said defendants 
as well as said complainants are all equally interested in the partition of said 
premises your petitioners pray that the costs of this proceeding including the 
attorneys fee be equally divided.
	And that all such other and further relief be granted your petitioners in 
and about the premises as equity and good conscience may dictate, and your petitioners 
as in duty bound well even pray &c.
					D. Baugh seal
					For Complainants

					May Term of the Jefferson County
					Circuit Court  A. D. 1853
H. D. Allen et al.
	vs				Bill
Mary Dare, et al.
	Henry Cole on [one of?] said defendants comes and ?? &c. for answer to 
said Bill or to so much thereof as he is advised by council is material for him 
to answer unto answering says that he is the owner in fee of a part of the lands 
in complainants bill, that he has the deed of said Hubbard Dare to the following 
described premises to wit: all that tract of parcel of land known on the map of 
the United States lands as part of the SE ¼ Sec 10 T 3S R 2E in the abstract of 
lands subject to sale at Shawneetown, and bounded as follows to wit: Beginning at 
the NE corner of the SE ¼ of the aforesaid section 10 and running from thence south, 
and with the east line of said section “ “ poles to a stake on the aforesaid section 
line, and from thence west and paralel with the north line of said quarter section 
for enough to make or form a block of forty acres to a stake, and from thence north 
to the north line of said quarter section and thence east with the north line of said 
quarter section to the corner of same or place of beginning, containing forty acres 
all of which will fully appear by reference to said deed herewith filed.
	That he has no objection to the division of the lands in said bill mention 
according to the prayer thereof and the respective rights of said parties.
	And now having fully answered this respondent prays to be hence discharged 
with his reasonable costs.
						Henry Cole

						May Term of the Jefferson County
						Circuit Court  A. D. 1853
H. D. Allen et al.
	vsMary Dare, et al.
The separate answer of Jonathan Wells one of said defendants to so much of 
said bill as he is advised by counsel is material for him to answer answering 
says that he has a regular claim of title by deeds duly executed from Hubbard 
Dare to this respondent for a part of the lands described in said bill that is 
to say beginning t the SE corner of the NE quarter of Sec. 15 T 3S R 2E running 
thence north “” poles to a corner thence west “” poles to a stake thence south “” 
poles to a stake thence east “”poles to the place of beginning containing “” acres 
all of which will fully appear by reference to these several deeds of conveyance 
herewith filed.
As to all the other obligations in complainants bill this respondent knows nothing 
neither admits nor denies.
	And now having fully answered respondent prays to be dismissed with his costs.
							Jonathan Wells

							May Term of the Jefferson County
							Circuit Court  A. D. 1853
H. D. Allen et al.
	vs
Mary Dare, et al.
	The answer of Rowling Dare one of said defendants to so much of said 
bill as he is advised by counsel is material for him to answer unto answering 
says, that he has a regular deed of conveyance from his father Hubbard Dare dec’d. 
for a part of the premises described in the bill herein filed to wit: beginning at 
a stake on the south line of the NE ¼ Sec. 15 T 3S R 2E, and “” poles west of the 
SE corner of the same running thence north and with the W line of said E ¼ “ “ poles 
to a stake thence E and paralel with the S line of said quarter section which is the 
South line of this survey to a stake on the west line of Jonathan Wells, and which 
“ “ poles west of the east line of said section 15 and thence south to the place of 
beginning containing 70 acres & 20 poles, which said deed is dated on the 14th day 
of Sept. 1849, all of which will fully appear by reference to said deed.  Respondent 
knows nothing of the other allegations in said bill.
	And now having fully answered this respondent prays to be hense discharged 
with his reasonable costs.
							Rowling Dare


H. D. Allen et al.
	vs					
M. Dare, et al.
			The answer of W. H. Green Guardian ad litem for     Dare an 
infant defendant ? for answer says that he has examined the herein and knowing no 
reason why the prays of complainants should not be granted.
		And now having fully answered prays to be hense discharged with his 
reasonable costs.
						W. H. Green
						Guardian ad litem

						May Term of the Jefferson County
						Circuit Court  A. D. 1853
H. D. Allen et al.
	vs					Bill for partition
Mary Dare, et al.
	Complainants beg leave of the court for amendment of the bill herein 
would further represent that from the answers of Jonathan Wells, Rowland Dare 
and Henry Cole herein filed and which complainants admit to be true that said 
Hubbard Dare in his lifetime sold and conveyed by deed the following lot of land 
to wit bounded as follows lot beginning at the SE corner of the NE ¼ of Sec. 15 
T 3S R2E running thence to north “ “ poles to a corner thence west “ “ poles to 
a stake thence south “ “ poles to a stake thence east “ “ poles to the place of 
beginning containing “ “ acres and that said Jonathan Wells is now the owner 
thereof, parcel of the land mentioned in said bill.  
That during the life time of said Hubbard Dare he sold and conveyed by deed to 
Rowling Dare the following lot of land parcel of the lands described in said bill 
to wit beginning at a stake on the south line of the NE ¼ Sec 15 T3S R2E and “ “ 
poles west of the SE corner of the same running thence west to the south west corner 
of the East ½ of the NW ¼ of sec 15 thence north and with the W line of said E ¼ “ “
poles to a stake thence east and paralel with the south line of quarter section which 
is the south line of this survey to a stake on the west line of Jonathan Wells and 
which is “ “ poles west of the west line of said Section 15, and thence south to the 
place of beginning containing 70 acres and 20 poles.
That during the life of said Hubbard Dare he sold and conveyed by deed to said 
Henry Cole the following lot of land bounded as follows to wit: beginning at the
 north east corner of the south east quarter of Section 10 Township 3 South Range 
Two East and running from thence south and with the east line of said section” “ 
poles to a stake on the aforesaid section line and from thence west and paralel 
with the north line of said quarter section for enough to make or form a block of 
40 acres to a stake, and from thence north to the north line of said quarter section, 
and thence east with the north line of said quarter section to the corner of the same 
or place of beginning containing 40 acres.



The following is a report of the value and number of acres of land belonging to 
Hubbard Dare at his decease made by John Downer Administrator of the Estate of 
Hubbard Dare deceased on the   day of June A. D. 1853 to the Honorable Judge 
John C. Saterfield.
By	From	Q’r	Q’r	Sec	T	R	Acres	Minus	Deed to	Bal.	Value
Hubbard Dare	US	E ½	NW	15	3	2	80	30	Rolin Dare	50	200
Same	Do	E ½	NE	“	“	“	80	66 ¼	Rolin, Wm. C. Dare	8 ¾	35
Mary Dare	Do	SW	NE	“	“	“	40	30	Rolin Dare	10	40
Same	Do	NW	NE	“	“	“	40			40	160
Hubbard Dare	Do	E ½	SE	10	“	“	80	30	H. H. Cole	50	200
Thomas Dare	Do	NW	SE	“	“	“	40	10	H. H. Cole	30	150
Hubbard Dare	Do	SW	SE	“	“	“	40			40	160
Same	Do	SE	SW	“	“	“	40			40	160
Same	State of IL	SW	NE	16	“	“	40			40	90
TOTALS							480	171 ¼		308 ¾	$1275

We the undersigned Publishers of the Mt. Vernon Jeffersonian certify that the 
annexed notice for Final Settlement was published six consecutive weeks, said 
first publication coming 20 April.
	June 16th, 1855	Dodds Johnson &c.
			Publishers
FINAL SETTLEMENT
	NOTICE is Hereby Given, That I shall attend before the Probate Court of 
Jefferson county, Illinois, at the JUNE term thereof, to be holden at the courthouse 
in Mt. Vernon, in said county, on the 3d Monday in June next, for the purpose of making 
a Final Settlement of the estate of Hubbard Dare, deceased; when and where all persons 
interested may attend if they see proper.		JOHN DOWNER
		April 20, ‘55-4-6w			Administrator

(Jun 21, 1855)
I, John Downer Administrator of the Estate of Hubbard Dare deceased Report to 
the Honorable Judge of Probate an amount of Nineteen Dollars and ten cents in 
favor of said Estate it being one note against Sam’l. Hirons in favor of W. Adams 
bearing date Sept. 20, 1853 for ten dollars.  One against William Rigsbury for 
six dollars and fifteen cts.  And account against William Davis for two dollars 
ninety five cts.  Said amount reported as not collected on account of insolvency 
and remoteness of those owing said amount.  June 21, 1855
						John Downer, Adm’t.

RECEIPTS AGAINST ESTATE: [Dr. = debtor]
Nov. 1852	Hubard Dair     Dr.
		To Elemuel Adkins
		1 days work			.50

Nov. 1852	Mr. Hubbard Dair  Dr.
		To William Davis
		To cutting three trees 		.45
		To 90 nails & 8 stakes		.50
						.95

Jan’y. 1853	William Rigsbury to Hubbard Dare  Dr.
		For pork			17.00

Jan’y. 1853	Hubbard Dare to William Rigsbury  Dr.
		Labor cost &c.			12.85

Hubbard Dare  Dr.
To John N. Johnson
Balance of account to
May 2nd, 1853			$3.35
	J N Johnson (his sig.)

One day after date I promise to pay John Downer Administrator of the Estate of 
Hubbard Dare deceased Six Dollars 15 cts for value received this day of May A. D. 1853.
					William Rigsby (his sig.)

Hubbard Dare
	vs
Edwin Hudson &		Judgement 15th May 1852
W. J. Stephenson	for $7.70

			Mt. Vernon, Illinois  May the 2nd, 1853

Hubbard Dare Dr. to W. J. Stephenson
	To smith work at sundry times
	Cr. by judgment on Hicks & Stephenson		$11.54
	Balance due			    		  7.70	
							 $3.85	

John Downer
Admt’r. of Hubbard Dare	
	To D. Baugh		Cr.
	To attending suit of
	Dare vs. Thos. J. Vance
	Before Justice		5.00
	Ditto in Circuit Court	5.00
	 	               10.00

Contra for Cy. const.	        5.00
				           5.00

The Estate of Hubbard Dare deceased to Henry H. Cole & Rolin Dare  Dr
To sundry and feeding stock viz cattle horses & hogs 
belonging to said Estate said work commenced on 
he 8th day of March A. D. 1853 ending on the 6th day 
of April including 23 days @ 20 cts. Per day				$4.60
for collecting said stock & attending appraisement &
sale (3 days @ 50 cts. Per day)						$3.00
for measuring 108 bbls of corn @ 4 cts. per bbl				$4.32
for counting 684 bundles of oats @ 10 per 100				$  .68
									         $12.60

Report of Twelve Hundred dollars made by John Downer Administrator of the 
Estate of Hubbard Dare deceased on the 21st day of March A. D. 1854.	
					John Downer Administrator
Honorable Judge John R. Saterfield



**Hubbard R. Dare died July 20, 1894.
William G. Dare, Administrator.  Margaret M. Dare, widow.  Children:  
W. G. Dare &(Mary L.), Martha E. (& Joseph) Cunningham, Mary E. (& J. Ed) 
Junkins, Ettie L. (& Daniel G.) Peterson, Cora L. (& Andrew M.) Flint.  
Wm. G. Dare, J. H. Crosno, Jonathan Wells, Newton Wells, sig. Bond $6000.  
Stinson H. Dalby, W. J. Martin, Joseph H. Crosno (sig.) Appraisers Aug. 22, 1894.  
560 acres and property worth about $800.  Joel F. Watson holds mortgage on property.  
Owed for numerous supplies for store remedies, hardware, agricultural implements, 
brooms, dry goods, notions, saddles, shoes, leather, etc.   H. R. and M. M. Dare 
owe $500 on 120 acres in Madison Co., IL.  H. R. Dare, D. G. Peterson, W. G. Dare, 
and W. T. Dare (sig.) owe Treasurer of Township (Elk Prairie?) for use of township 
Oct. 1, 1886 signed by H. R. Dare and Margaret, her mark.  Sale Oct. 23, 1894.  
Buyers:  Sam Reynolds, Clark, Ray, W. G., Oscar, Tom, Joseph, T. W>, W. T. Dare, 
Osborn, Arendale, Peterson, Ben Black (cutting box $2, log chain .40, 2 garden hoes 
.70, 2 shovels .45, 2 grind stones $2.20, stove, handle & scythe .35, wire .50, 
anvil & vice $1.55), James Davis, John Mannen, J. H. Allen, J. H. Hamilton, 
Holloway, A. P. Bumpus, Jerome Mannen, R. W. Allen, Green, Vaughn, Collins. 
 A. M. Flint, clerk, G. W. Robinson, crier. 

CLAIMS AGAINST ESTATE (COPIED DUE TO INTERESTING DOCS.)

Mr. H. R Dare, Elk Prairies, Ills.
To D. M. Ferry & Co., Detroit, Mich.
To 550 Papers Seeds, at 5 c.				27.50
To Packages Seeds, at 10 c., 15 c. and 25 c.		11.00
To Boxes,						 2.75
							41.25

Credit,
By 268 Papers Seeds, at 5 c. returned			13.40
By 40% Com. On “	“	“   sold		 5.64
By Packages Seeds, at 10 c., 15 c. and 25 c. returned	 4.30
By 25 % Com. On “	“	“   sold		 1.67
Boxes Returned,						 2.75
Freight							  .31
Cash paid agent						10.18
							38.25
						
							Due		  3.00

STATE OF MICHIGAN,
County of Wayne.

C. C. Bowen, of said County, being duly sworn, says that he makes 
this affidavit on behalf of D. M. Ferry & Co., a corporation existing 
and doing business under the laws of the Sate of Michigan, and that 
he is Secretary of said Corporation.  Deponent further says that the 
cause of action herein is on a Commission Seed Account, and that there 
is now due the said Corporation, D. M. Ferry & Co., from
H. R. Dare
The sum of Three and 00/100	Dollars, over and above all legal set-offs, 
payments and credits known to deponent, and that the above statement is a 
true copy of said account.		C. C. Bowen (his sig.)
Sworn to and subscribed before me
This Twentieth day of Nov. A. D., 1894
Wm. A. McGregor
Notary Public, Wayne County, Michigan.

					St. Louis, Mo., Sept. 10, 1894
Mr. H. R. Dare
		Elk Prairie, Ills.
BOUGHT OF THE J. H. McLEAN MEDICINE CO.  ST. LOUIS, MO.
									Retail
Dozen									Price	Per Doz.	
2	Dr. J. H. McLean’s Strengthening Cordial		1.00	7.00	14.00
2	Dr. J. H. McLean’s Volcanic Oil Liniment		 .25	1.65	 3.30
1	Dr. J. H. McLean’s Volcanic Oil Liniment		 .50	3.30	 3.30
½	Dr. J. H. McLean’s Sarsaparilla				1.00	7.50	 3.75
1	Dr. J. H. McLean’s Vegetable Condition Powders	  	 .25	1.25	 1.25
1	Dr. J. H. McLean’s Candy Vermifuge		   	 .25	1.25	 1.25
1	Dr. J. H. McLean’s Tar Wine Lung Balm			 .25	1.50	 1.50		
1	Dr. J. H. McLean’s Tar Wine Lung Balm			 .50	3.00	 3.00
										______
										31.35

			ST. LOUIS Aug. 28, 1894
Mr. H. R. Dare	Elk Prairie, Jefferson Co., Ills.
TO THE DR. J. H. McLEAN MEDICINE CO.  Dr.
	TERMS CASH IN 90 DAYS.
1891
May 18	to Mdse.		12.30
Oct. 13	“			13.90
’92 Jany. 23	“	    	 7.00
Sept. 10	“		31.35
’93 May 19	“		 4.25
Oct. 20	“			10.00
                                _____
				78.80
		Cr.
1891
Sept. 11	By cash		  5.00
’92 Jany 5	“		 11.20
July 13	“			  5.00
Sept. 1	“			  6.00
’93 Feby ?	“		 10.00
May 9		“		 15.00
Oct. 4		“		 10.60
’94 Feby 7	“		  5.00
				 67.80
				_______
				 11.00

Morse, Storer & Co.
Manufacturing Pharmacists
Proprietors of the
Old Colony Remedies
New York and Mt. Vernon, Ill.
Elk Prairie Post Office Jefferson County State of Illinois	Date Feb. 22 1894
Route Tennessee river 	Rep. No. 5	
By the hands of E. ??  Traveling Agent, in good order.

SOLD		ON HAND	NUMBER	ARTICLES				DOLLARS  CTS

		4	4	Boxes Morse’s Liver Pills – S. C. 		1.00
5  1.25		1	6	Boxes Storer’s Eye Salve			1.50
4  2.00		6	10	Bottles Morse’s Columbian Anodyne		5.00
2  .50			2	Bottles Morse’s Cherry Cough Syrup, small size   .50
		4	4	Columbian Red Plaster				1.00
				One Lung Balsam				  	 .50
_____________________________________________________________________________________
  4.25									       10.25
- 1.41		Due 2.31
_______		    2.84	
 2.84		    ____
 		    5.15	H. R. Dare Agent  (his sig.)

On receipt of shipment, please sign and return by mail to 
MORSE, STORER & CO., Mt. Vernon, Ill.


 
 
 
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