Estate  of

George  C.  Reed


Inventory
Probate Record Book No. 3
Pages 78 & 79


Filed April 27, 1874 John Elliott, Clerk

            An Inventory of the Personal Estate of  George C. Reed, deceased, taken by  Samuel McKee, Administrator, and appraised by  Jacob Reed  and  Robert Templeton
2 Clocks $ 5 00
1 Warming Stove 5 00
1 Looking Glass   50
1 Stand   50
6 Bed Quilts 10 00
1 Lounge & bedding 6 00
1 Bed & Bedding 10 00
1 Carpet 4 00
1 Bed & Bedding 15 00
1 Bureau 5 00
1 Set Cane Bottom Chairs 8 00
1 Rocking chair 1 00
1 extention Table 6 00
30 yds. Carpet 10 00
2 pictures 1 00
1 bed & bedding 4 00
1 Bureau 1 00
3 barrels 3 00
1 flour chest 1 00
2 tubs & Churn 1 00
11 Chairs 3 00
1 Bible 1 00
1 County Map   25
1 Cubboard & Table   50
1 Cubboard Ware 10 00
1 Cubboard 5 00
1 Cooking Stove 4 00
1 Clothes Basket   25
Crockery Ware   50
2 Birds & Cage 1 00
1 Bufalow Robe 5 00
130 yds. Rag Carpet 3 00
3 doz. fruit jars 3 00
1 warming Stove 1 00
1 Horse & Buggy 100 00
1 Roan Cow 30 00
1 Muly Cow 25 00
One years Provision with the exception of            
       Bread Stuff yet to be furnished  
$ 289 60

            Received of Samuel McKee Executor of the last will and Testament of George C. Reed Late of the County of Shelby and State of Indiana, deceased the articles in the above Inventory amounting to Two Hundred and Eighty Nine Dollars and 60 cents the same having been bequeathed to me by and under last will and Testament of my Deceased Husband George C. Reed.
                                            April 23, 1874                 Lavinah Reed     Her  X  Mark

            Signed by us this 23 day of April 1874
Jacob Reed               Robert Templeton     Appraisers


State of Indiana
Shelby County

            I, Samuel McKee, Administrator of the Estate of George C. Reed deceased, swear that the foregoing is a true and complete inventory of all the Personal Estate of said decedent, which has come to my knowledge; and also of the property taken by the widow, on the 23" day of April 1874; so help me God.
Samuel McKee

            Subscribed and sworn to before me, this 27" day of April 1874
John Elliott   Clerk of the Shelby Circuit Court



Estate of George C. Reed

Inventory
Probate Record No. 3
Pages 76 & 77


Filed April 27: 1874
John Elliott Clerk
Fee Book 5 page 160

            An Inventory of the Personal estate of George C. Reed deceased, taken by Samuel McKee Administrator and appraised by Jacob Reed and Robert Templeton
1 Cow $ 20 00
1 Sow & 7 Pigs 15 00
1 Calf 4 00
6 Shoats 30 00
1 Fork   50
1 Silver watch 20 00
1 Horse 15 00
1 gun 1 00
1 Brass Kittle 5 00
1 Iron Kittle 1 00
200 Bushels corn more or less 100 00
ton of Hay 5 00
16 bushel Wheat on deposit 145 00
Cash on Hand 158 87
  $ 520 57



Receipts


One Note on William Reed for One Hundred Dollars dated December 8th 1855

One note on William Reed for one Hundred & Twelve Dollars 50 cents Dated November 1st, 1856 Credit on the same of forty Dollars January 11th 1858

One Note on William Reed of One Hundred and Twenty Five Dollars dated January 27th 1858

One Note on William Reed for One Hundred Dollars dated January 1858

One Note on John Baily for forty Dollars Dated August 21st 1865

One note on Peter Baily for one Hundred Dollars dated March 19, 1866

Credit of fifty dollars May 9th 1867 Credit March 7th 1868 for fifty dollars

One Note on John Baily for One Hundred Dollars dated November 3rd 1856

One Note on G. Washington Debarr for Seven Dollars dated January 25th 1859

One Note on Thomas Reed for One Hundred & Twelve Dollars dated November 1st 1856

One Note on Thomas Reed for One Hundred Dollars Dated November 15th 1855

One Note on Thomas Reed for One Hundred & Twenty five Dollars Dated March 1st 1856

One Note on Abraham Reed for Eighty-Seven Dollars dated January 1st 1862 Credit January 1st 1863 of Twenty Dollars

One Note on Thomas Reed for Ten Dollars dated April 15th 1859

                                                        Signed by us, this 23 day of April 1874
Jacob Reed         Robert Templeton     Appraisers                            


State of Indiana
Shelby County:

            I, Samuel McKee Administrator of the Estate of George C. Reed deceased, swear that the foregoing is a true and complete inventory of all the Personal estate of said decedent, which has come to my knowledge; except the property taken by the widow, on the 23" day of April 1874; so help me God.
Samuel McKee

Subscribed and sworn to before me, this 27" day of April 1874
                                                                    John Elliott    Clerk of Shelby Circuit Court


 
George C. Reed Estate
Sale  of  Real  Estate

Order Book 14
Page 160


In the Estate of George C. Reed, deceased
Report of Sale of Real Estate under direction of Will

            Samuel McKee, the executor of the last will and Testament of the said George C. Reed. Deceased, now shows to the Court that the said Testator was in his lifetime and at the time of the making of the will hereinafter mentioned, and at the time of his death, the owner in fee simple of the following described real estate situate in the County of Shelby, in the state of Indiana, towit: The west half of the South East quarter of Section Sixteen (16) in township eleven (11) North of range eight (8) East, containing eighty acres.
            Also the East half of the South East quarter of Section (16) sixteen in township eleven (11) North of range (8) eight East containing eighty acres. Also beginning at the half mile post on the East side of section Sixteen (16) in township eleven (11) and range (8) eight, thence West twenty three (23) chains and nineteen links to a stake, thence North twelve (12) chains and (8) eight links to a stake, thence East (23) twenty three chains and twenty five (25) links to a stake, thence South (14) fourteen chains and eight (8) links to the place of beginning, containing twenty eight 4/100 acres.
            That the said George C. Reed on the 3rd day of June, 1870, made his last will and Testament of that date, which he then and there duly executed, and the same was duly attested by subscribing witnesses. That afterwards towit: on the ___day of ___ 187_, the said George C. Reed departed this life leaving said will unrevoked and in full force. That afterwards on the 30" day of March 1874, said last will and Testament was duly proven before John Elliott the Clerk of the Shelby Circuit Court of Shelby County in the State of Indiana, and was then and there admitted to Probate in said Court and recorded among the records of wills in said Court and still remains in full force. That the said George C. Reed by his said last Will and Testament did direct and devise that all his real estate and personal property of which he should die seized and possessed (except certain personal property bequeathed to his wife) should be sold by his executor for cash or on such credit, and the amount thereof secured in such manner as is usual in like cases to insure the full and punctual payment thereof. Said Testator also directed by his said will that the net proceeds of his real estate and personal property so ordered to be sold should be equally divided as soon as it could be done share and share alike between his wife and such of his children as should survive him, and to the heirs or representatives of any of his children who should die between the time of the making of his said will and the time of such division. And the said Testator in and by his said will appointed the said Samuel McKee as executor of said last will and Testament who and the said McKee on the 21st day of April 1874 duly qualified as such and assumed the duties of said trust.
            That the said George C. Reed left him surviving his widow  Lavina Reed  since married to one  James Smith,  and his children  Thomas Reed,  William Reed,  Rebecca Jane Bailey,  wife of John Bailey,  George Reed,  Abraham Reed,  Martha Reiger,  wife of  Christopher Reiger,  Mary Slifer  wife of  Philip Slifer,  Samuel Reed,  Peter Reed  and  Louisa Ellen Guess,  wife of  Samuel Guess  who are all above the age of twenty one years, and are the only heirs, devisees and legal representatives of the said George C. Reed, deceased.  And the said Samuel McKee executor as aforesaid in accordance with the directions of said will and with the knowledge, consent and approbation of all of the above named parties, heirs and devisees as aforesaid, has this day sold to  Michael Mehrlick  of the County of Shelby and State of Indiana the real estate above described for the price and sum of Nine thousand four hundred dollars which sum has been fully paid to the said Samuel McKee as such executors.
            That in consideration of the premises the said James Smith and Lavina Smith his wife, William Reed and Christina Reed his wife, Christopher Reiger and  Martha Reiger his wife,  Philip Slifer  and  Mary Slifer his wife,  Samuel Reed and  Ann Reed his wife,  John Bailey and  Rebecca Jane Bailey his wife, Abraham Reed and Mary Ann Reed his wife, Peter Reed and Jane Reed his wife, Samuel Guess and Louisa Ellen Guess his wife, Thomas Reed and Mary Reed his wife, George Reed and Lydia Reed his wife, being all of the heirs and devisees of the said George C. Reed, deceased, have by this deed of general warranty duly executed, conveyed all of said lands to the said Michael Mehrlick, the purchaser as aforesaid,. Which deed is herewith presented to the Court.
            Wherefore said executor asks that said sale be confirmed and that the court order and direct such Executor to make a deed to said purchaser of said lands.
Samuel McKee Executor


Subscribed and sworn to before me this 12th day of October, 1875.                John Elliott Clerk


Transcribed by Barb Huff

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