Estate Papers of John Cantrell, Jr.

Contributed by Lind Vestal on 29 Aug. 2000; Records from Lauderdale Co., AL Courthouse

 

Inventory of appraisement - John Cantrills Estate

Recorded 17th May 1842
W T. Hawkins clk


Fee       $1.50
affidant   1.50
          $3.00

 

Lauderdale County
We hereby Certify that the foregoing Inventory of appraisement Embraces all the property belonging to the Estate of John Cantrill Decd and a list of all Notes and accounts that have come to our hands.
Levi Howard
Executor of John Cantrill

 

 

An inventory of the Estate of Jon (sp) Cantrill Deceased Appraised by the undersigned this day of Feb 1842

1 Lot of Hogs     71 Head                106.50
1 Cow & Calf                               7.50
1  do    do                               10.00
1  do & yearling & bell                   10.00
1 Cow                                      5.00
1 Cow & Calf                              10.00
7 young Cattle                            33.25
1 yoke larg steers                        30.00
1  do young steer                         30.00
1  do small steers                        25.00
1 old sorrel Mare                         30.00
1 young sorrel Horse                      40.00
1 sorrel Filly                            30.00
1 sorrel Colt                             20.00
1    do   do                              25.00
1 yellow Mare                             40.00
1 Black Mare                              50.00
1 waggon                                  75.00
1 Negro man Lewi                         900.00
1 Negro woman Jinny                      600.00
1 Negro Boy Matthew                      350.50
1 cupboard & furniture                    10.00
5 Beds & Furniture                        87.50
1 Clock                                   30.00
2 Tables                                   3.00
1 Bureau                                  13.50
16 Chares                                  6.00
1 loom slay & Harness                      6.00
1 lot of pot ware                         10.00
1 lot of water vessels                     1.00
2 wheels                                   3.50
4 Bee Stands                               3.50
5 Ploughs                                  9.00
1 Gun                                     16.00
1 Looking Glass                            1.50
1 Crib of Corn suppose to be 100 barrels 150.00
1    do                       57          86.25
2 Raw hides                                3.00
1 Scythe & cradle                          3.00
1 lot Fodder                               9.00
2 Pair Gears                               4.50
1 lot of Books                             5.00
2 Flat Irons and 1 Pair And Irons          2.00
1 Mans saddle                             10.00
1 side saddle                             15.00
1 lot of Cotton                            6.00
1 lot of Jars & Buckets                    2.50
1 lot of Bacon                            20.00
1 lot of Wheat                            16.00
1 Handsaw & 1 Auger & 
   Plane bits & Drawing Knife              2.50
240 acres of land                       2000.00
one Note on Jesse G. Westmoreland
   Due 11th October 1841 for             169.00
one Note on James A. Johnson 
   Due 1st January 1842                   71.92
Balance on Wm Winburns Note 
   Due 1 January 1836 the Note 20 dollars with a credit 6th of June
   1840 for $14.00                       - 6.00
a receipt for the Collection of           26.50
   Due 25 Dec 1829                        26.50
Cash                                      43.12 1/2

 

we do certify that the above is a correct inventory of Estate of John Cantrell Decd or so much therof as was shown to us for Appraisement, Appraised by us this 14th Feb. 1842


Sworn to and subscribed before me this 14 Febr 1842


D W House (seal)
Philip Huggins
Thomas McBride
Josiah Thornton         Appraisors
Hugh Reynolds

 

The following is a list of the property sold belonging to the Estate of John Cantrell Deceased, on the seventh of Dec 1849

Enoch Brewer     1 clock                  $15.00
    do      do   1 looking glass             .50
    do      do   1 lot of Books             3.28
    do      do   1 pair of and irons        1.06 1/4
Joseph Hardwick  1 folding table            6.00
Enoch Brewer     1 bureau                  10.00
    do      do   1 lot of water vessels     1.31
    do      do   1 table                     .56 1/4
    do      do   1 half Bushel measure       .12 1/2
    do      do   1 Citch cubboard           3.18 3/4
Joseph Hardwich  1 stew cittle              1.18
Enoch Brewer     1 tub & pot                 .50
    do      do   2 flat irons                .81
Joseph Hardwich  1 pot rack                  .87 1/2
Abner Beard      1 spining wheel & card     1.81
Enoch Brewer     1 pair of stutyards         .75
    do     do    1 pair of gers              .70
Louis Shepperd   1 pair of gear             1.30
Hugh R Reynolds  1 pair of gear             2.00
Enoch Brewer     4 Bee stands                .87 1/2
James Lawson     1 Drawing knife & saw      1.22 1/2
C L Hough        1 Lot of farming tools     5.10
Enoch Brewer     1 log chain                1.25
Abner Beard      1 yoke of Bulls           16.00
D W House        1 yoke of steers          40.25
Enoch Brewer     1 yoke of steers          38.25
    do    do     1 red cow & calf           9.37 1/2
Edmond Cannady   1 Brindle cow & calf       8.25
    do    do     1 spotted cow & calf      10.00
Abner Beard      2 yearling                 4.00
Enoch Brewer    30 head of hogs            33.00
John Seargent    1 waggon                  35.25
David Foust      1 raw hide                 1.00
David Kenedy     1 lot of fodder            3.75
Joseph Hardwich  1 Black Mare              21.50
William Haddon   1 Bay Horse               41.25
Giles Mcbride    1 hog                      3.00
Basele Onell     1 lot of cotten           69.19
James Rhods      1 stack of oats
Enoch Brewer     1 stack of oats
John Seargent    5 hogs first chois        29.25
Giles Mcbride    5 hogs 2nd chois          22.25
Basel W Oneal    5 hogs 3rd chois          17.00
Giles Mcbride    5 hogs 4th chois          13.00
Giles Mcbride    5 hogs 5th chois          14.06 ¼
Enoch Brewer    13 Geese                    2.60
Enoch Brewer     1 pot                      1.37 1/2

 

The State of Alabama Lauderdale County


I hereby Certify this the above return shown fully the list is Inventory of the Sale of the personal property belonging to the Estate of John Cantrill Deceased as made by me as the Adm hereof on the 7th Dec. 1849
Sworn to & subscribed before him the 23rd July 1850


W T Hawkins Clk
Enoch Brewer

 

Warrant to an order from the orphans Court of Lauderdale County Alabama to us directed we did on this day at the home of Enoch Brewer Proceed to appraise all the property presented us belonging to the Estate of John Cantrell Jr. Deceased and Divided the Negroes as follows

 

Jane Brewer formerly Jane Cantrell
     takes Lewis at                          $800.00
     and must pay               $265.00
Joseph Hardwick takes Matthew at              600.00
     and must pay                 65.00
Hughriah Reynolds takes solomon at            475.00
     and gets                     60.00
Nelly Cantrell takes Peter at                 200.00
     and gets 335.00
Lucinda Cantrell takes Jinny at               600.00
     and must pay                 65.00