William MEANS

Male Abt 1750 - 1825


 

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Sale of Estate of William Means



5/8/96: Copied from original Christian Co., Ky. courthouse copy, which was obtained about 1969.

We do certify that the foregoing appraisment was truly and justly made of the personal property of William Means, deceased which was produced to us by his Executors to the best of our judgments, all of which we respectfully report to the Christian County Court, Given under our hands this 5th day of September 1825.
Bentley B. Taylor
Nathan 0. (?)aden

Joseph Means        1 large pot           $1.06 1/4
Wm.Pursley 1 small pot $0.56 1/4
John McDonald 1 cotton wheel $2.50
Samuel Alexander 1 skillet $1.00
Wm. Pursley 1 flax wheel $2.81
John Means 1 pail + piggin $0.50
John Means 1 crock $0.12 1/2
Samuel Alexander 1 bason $1.25
Philip Gregory 1 lot of puter $1.93 3/4
Joseph Means 1 lot of delph $0.37 1/2
John Means 1 meal sieve $0.37 1/2
Samuel Alexander 1 chamber pot $0.50
William Pursley 1 churn $0.75
Joseph Means 1 lot of seed corn $0.88 3/4
Joseph Means 1 lot picked cotton $0.75
William Means 2 cheers $0.75
John Means 1 blanket $5.12 1/2
William Means 1 bedquilt $2.00
William Means 1 pr specks $1.25
Abner Cravens 1 table $1.75
John Means 1 bed + bedding $9.75
William Palmer 1 bed $11.12 1/2
John Means 1 drawing knife $1.00
John Means 1 mattock $1.30 1/2
Joseph Means 1 bell $1.75
Joseph Gray 1 pr of hame + chains $2.75
Joseph Means 3 barrows $10.00
James W. Boyd 1 sow + pigs $8.25
William Means 1 lot cotton $0.25
John Means 1 lot Irish potates $0.25
William A. Hardwick 2 barrels of corn $2.62 1/2
Samuel Alexander 1 barrel corn $1.31 1/4
Joseph Gray 1 shovel plow $1.18 3/4
Thomas Armstrong 1 barshare plow $4.50
Thomas Armstrong 1 swingle tree $0.37 1/2
Charles W.Carty 1 clevis $0.75
Charles W.Carty 1 chain $0.75
Samuel Alexander 1 oven + lid $1.18 3/4
William Means 1 barrel $0.12 1/2
Samuel Palmer 1 handsaw (paid) $0.37 1/2
William Means 1 bedstead + cord $1.12 1/2
William A. Hardwick 1 long bedstead $1.12 1/2
H.O.Haden 1 sithe $2.37 1/2
P. Gregory 1 hame $0.12 1/2
John McDonald 1 cupboard $5.75
William Hardwick 1 trunk $0.31 1/4
William Means 1 lot plank $1.25
William Pursley 1 lot corn $8.75
P. Gregory 1 calf hide $0.25
P. Gregory 1 book case $0.25
L. Cornelius 1 red cow w/bell $13.00
Joseph Means 1 red cow w/bell $14.00
C. McKinney 1 speckled cow w/calf$14.25
William Palmer 1 bread tray $0.31 1/4
William Hardwick 1 razor $0.75


We certify that the foregoing is a true account of sales of the estate of William Means, Sen., deceased, the same having been made in the presence of the heirs and legatees of said estate (Sept.5th, 1825) and by their consent.
Samuel Alexander, Clerk

PAGE 314: Copied from an original document from the Christian County, Kentucky Courthouse.
Article of an agreement between Wm. Means and Samule Alexander Executors of Wm. Means Sen-dec'd and the heirs of said Wm. Means dec'd and we the un¬dersigned doth agree with Mm. Means and Samule Alexander in a sail(sic) of the parishiable (sic) property of said Wm. Means dec'd to wit, cattle» hogs, beds, household furniture (etc.?) and I Samuel Alexander will go James Means se¬curity that he will agree with the rest of the heirs and ourselves in this article ... that this article above is not to have any lean(sic) or bearing toward or affecting the will of Wm. Means Sen. dec'd in any way whatever as braking (sic) the will above mentioned.

Given under our hands and seals this 4th day of August 1825.

Wm Means            Samuel Alexander
Robert Means John Means
James Means Joseph Means
Wm. A. Hardwick



Christian County Set September 5th 1825
The foregoing Inventory and appraisment was on this day personally be¬fore me in my office acknowledged by William Means, Samuel Alexander as Executors and Bentley B. Taylor and Nathan 0. Haden as Commissioners to be their act and deed, and the account of sale by Samuel Alexander as Clerk and William A. Hardwick as Crier was acknowledge by them on the same day and the article of agreement on the same day was in like manner acknowledged by William Means W. A. Hardwick, Samuel Alexander, Robert Means and John Means and on the next day by Joseph Means - the said Inventory, account of sales and agreement all relating to the estate of William Means, dec'd, and by consent and direction of the parties are here admitted to records.

ATTEST: Abram Stites, C.C.C.

Owner/SourceChristian Co, Courthouse
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