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Henry Price


My 4th Great grandfather, Henry Price, was born 1769ca. and died in October 1808.  He married Catherine Wax in Winchester, VA in 1787 and they moved to Hawkins Co, TN where Henry owned 200 acres on Cloud's Creek in the Choptack community.  Many of the Hawkins Co. Prices trace their ancestry to this couple.  Henry Price was on a trip to Bedford County, VA in 1808 when he contacted typhoid and died.  This inventory of his possessions is interesting
as it shows what a person may have taken with him when traveling in the early 1800's, and what Henry Price considered necessary to carry with him in his travels.

 Joe E. Wallen


THE INVENTORY OF HENRY PRICE DECEASED

>From Court Records of Bedford County, Virginia, Volume 3- (1803-1811), Wills with  Inventory Accounts

In obedience to the above order of the court, we the appreasers being first
sworn, do proceed to appraise the Estate of HENRY PRICE deceased, is
brought
forward by the administrator to wit:

One Iron Gray Horse
One Saddle and Bridle
One Fiddle and Bow
One Case of Rasers
One Jug, Two pairs of Cotton Socks
Three Waistcoats
Two Coats, Two Pocket Books
One Pair Saddle Bags

(Signed)  James Edgar
              Robert W. Walker
              William Creasy

At a court held for Bedford County at the Court House the 24th day of
October,
1808, this inventory and appraisment of the Estate of Henry Price deceased
was
exhibited in Court and ordered to be recorded.
Bedford County Clerk.



 
 
 


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