This Caldwell County material provided by Kenneth Edward Gilkey

 CALDWELL COUNTY,  KENTUCKY Court Order Book A  Page 22-23
Inventory of William Gilkey  decd. Nov. 10th 1810


Pursuant to an order of the county court of Caldwell County was whose names are underwritten have met on the premises of William Gilkey decs. after being duly sworn have proceeded to appraise the goods and chattles of the said desc. as produced to us by as such Hannah Gilkey and of said estate and we hereunto annex and inventory of the same and its valuation. thirteen head of cattle.....................63." four head of horse beast...................120." one bar shear plow...........................3.50 one lot of farming utensils..................5." one grindstone...............................1.25 one flock of geese 21 in number at (?) each..7." one lot of pot metal........................ 7." one lot of household furniture...............7." one loom and lumber..........................9.50 thirty five head of hoggs...................21." twelve head of sheep........................24." two axes.....................................2." one whipsaw.................................10." one calf.......................................25 cent one lot of lumber............................4." one lot of cupboard furniture................3.50 one rifle gun and pouch.....................10." one bed and furniture.......................10." I certify the above to be a true appraisement of the foregoing articles given under our hands and seals this 10th day of November 1810 (signed) Wm. Holland *seal* James Greer *seal* Job Cherry seal* Z. R. Hobert *seal* Caldwell County Sct. I John Mercer a Justice of the Peace for the county aforesaid certify that the within named persons who so named are set as appraisers were duly sworn before me for that purpose given under my hand and seal this 10th Nov 1810 (signed) J. Mercer *seal* I Hannah Gilkey admx of the estate of William Gilkey decd. do certify that the within schedule contains all the personal property of the said William Gilkey decd. known to me. Given under my hand and seal this 10th day of November 1810 (signed) Hannah Gilkey *seal* CALDWELL COUNTY, KENTUCKY Will Book A Page 24 Sale Bill William Gilkey decd. 3rd Dec. 1810 I Hannah Gilkey adminstratrix of the estate of William Gilkey deceased did cause to be exposed to public sale the following articles of property belonging to the deceased after having fully advertised the sme on Saturday the first day of December 1810. On the premises of the said deceased and hereby annex a true Inventory of the same. -Viz- One Bull ' Seven dollars One steer..Seven dollars One horse' thirty seven dollars One calf ' two dollars One cow and calf..eleven dollars One cow and calf..Eight dollars One whip saw…...Sixteen dollars One bay mare..Eleven Dollars Six head of sheep(blot) Eighteen dollars Twelve head of Geese Eight dollars fifty cents Amounting in the whole to to One hundred and thirty nine dollars. NOTE (Actually adds to $125.50- possibly omitted something from sale bill) I hereby Certify the above to be a true return of the sale above mentioned.. Given under my hand and Seal this 1st day of December 1810 (signed) Hannah Gilkey *seal* I Certify that the foregoing Inventory of the sale of the Estate of William Gilkey deceased was produced in Open Court on this day by the administratix and duly recorded in my Office Given under my hand as Clerk of said Court this 3rd Dec 1810 (signed) Jn. W. Phelps NOTE: Capital letters wording & punct. were transcribed as read. Feb. 18th , 1999 Kenneth Edward Gilkey 409 Hillcrest Drive Newburgh, In. 47630 Email: kengilkey@wowway.com