LEVI ROOT (Died: 14 Jul 1836)

Estate Papers

File R-1

In the mater of the estate of Levi Root dec 1836

State of New York

Orleans County

Catharine Root being duly sworn by us. This is the widow of Levi Root, late of the town of Barre deceased, that said deceased died on the fourteenth day of July last, that the said deceased resided at the time of his death in the town of Barre aforesaid, that the said deceased left personal property in said county of the value of about Three hundred dollars, that the said deceased left no Last Will and Testament to this deposers knowledge or lefief, that the said deceased left three infant children to wit Chester Root, Hariet Jane Root, Ipsilaniti Root, that said children are the only heirs of the said deceased and further says not.

Sworn and submitted this first day of Aug. 1836 Before me Thomas G. Clark, Surrogate.

[Signed by] Catharine Root

Application is hereby made for Letters of Administration on the estate of Levi Root, late of the Town of Barre Hill and Albion Aug 1 1836

Catharine Root

 

 

[Accounting of Personal Property]

Orleans County,

I, William Willets do solemnly swear and declare, that I will truly, honestly and impartially appraise the personal property which shall be exhibited to me as the property of Levi Root late of the town of Barre deceased, according to the best of my knowledge and ability,

Sworn before me, this 23 day of August AD 1835: G. Samson, ??????

[signed] Wm Willets

 

Orleans County,

I, Johnathan Ferris do solemnly swear and declare, that I will truly, honestly and impartially appraise the personal property which shall be exhibited to me as the property of Levi Root late of the town of Barre deceased, according to the best of my knowledge and ability,

Sworn before me, this 23 day of August AD 1835: G. Samson, ??????

[signed] Jonathan Ferris

An inventory of the Goods, Chattels and Credits, which were of Levi Root late of the town of Barer in the County of Orleans, deceased, taken and made by Catharine Root administrator x Daniel B. Perkins administrator with the aid of Jonathan Ferris & William Willetts Appraisers, duly appointed and sworn, on this 23 day of August in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and thirty six.

Schedule of Articles Appraisal

1 Mow ?? Wheat

$200.00

3 acres Peas

15.00

2 do Corn

15.00

do Potatoes

5.00

do Oats

3.00

⅛ do Flax

50.00

1 yoke Oxen

12.00

1 Cow

10.00

1 Heifer 2 years old

14.00

2 Yearlings

17.50

5 Skenes flax in the bundle

.50

2 Dry goods boxes

1.00

2 Sythes and ?neths

1.75

1 Grain Craidle and cythe

1.00

1 Hand axe

1.00

2 Jack filsin?

.50

3 Augurs

.50

30 Sat bubs??

1.94

1 Dung shovel

.75

1 Grindston

.25

1 Brake

.50

1 Tayinng square

.50

1 Curry combs hors card

.35

1 Ax

1.50

1 Plow and clevirs

6.00

1 Five pale kettle

2.50

1 Plow

1.00

6 Cider bbls

4.00

2 Cider thdr

2.00

1 Log chain

2.00

2 bushels Old wheat

3.00

1 Ox yoke

.50

   

$375.57

     

We the undersigned apprisers of the personal property of Levi Root late of the Town of Barre deceast do hereby certify that we have apprised the goods and chattles and credits contained in the foregoing schedule which were exhibited to us as the personal property of the said deceased that the several sums set opposite each item respectively.

Wm Willetts

Jonathan Ferris

 

 

Received of Samuel B. Perkins four dollars and twenty two centz on act. Of the Estate of Levi Root deceased.

Sept 20 1838 Nichols ? Starr

Submitted by: Candace Carter-Green 31 Jan 2004