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Estate of Joseph Myers, Deceased


Petition of Daniel Mulinghuse for letters of administration on estate of Joseph Myers, deceased. Filed 8 May 1857. Granted.

Bond of Daniel Muhlinghaus, administrator: $600. Security: Nat Terry. Approved 25 May 1857 by John Farrar and J. G. Bowman, Co. Coms. and acting Chief Justice.

Inventory made by William B. Bell, James L. Huitt, and H. C. Willbirn: one chist and contents: oven; scircle saw: blankets: one Brass watch: his residence or improvement. Filed 5 Dec. 1857.

Petition of administrator to sell personal and improvement property. February 9, 1858.

Buyers at sale held 6 March 1858: Jacob Bear; D. Muhlinghause: J. Asberry [or Arberry]; J. B. B. Martin; F. C. Wilburn; J. L. Huitt; John Rickles; N. Terry; Wm Crawford; J. H.. Taylor; A. J. Hill; John Wilburn; A. Hanley; N. Bryer[?]; F. Knarr; James Keer; L. [or S.] Asberry, 1 preemption claim. Pencilled in: the bidder failed to comply and a resale was made, bought by Muhlinghaus. Filed 23 June 1858.

Sale bill of an improvement.... Said premises was sold on 1st Tuesday of September 1859 and the said claim to 160 acres of land was knocked off to J. B. York. September term 1859.

Report of administrator. Filed 26 November 1860. Priamcion claim sold to J. B. York for 30 cents per acre. Paid: W. B. Tucker for work; F. Kanar; Bell; Dr. Roach; Col. N. Tarry; John Ruckels; Jacob Barr. Advertised Birdville. Eugene Henry - watch repair.

Final account of D. Muhlinghaus, admr, filed 12 Feb. 1868.
Vouchers, showing payments made by estate:
- to Francis Knarr, for 2 ½ mos. board; medicine; 3 mos. washing; plastering and peciling; laying one harth in 1856 and 1857.
- to John Ruckels, for work... plow the garden; butter; wating and nursing in sickness. March and April 1857.
- to C. L. Collins, for publishing administrators notice of Joseph Meyer, dec'd.
- to Dr. J. E. Roch, for medications for Self [deceased] on March 18 and 27, 1857. Affidavit signed J. E. Rhoads.
- to Eugene Henry.
- to Natl Terry for braking prairie; making rails; set of blasting tools.
- to Jacob Lears[1] and Jacob Bar, for 17 days work [in German].

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