Estate  of 

Jacob  Meiks,  dec'd


Inventory
from  Shelby  County  Indiana


Transcribed by Dave Richey
Inflation calculator

An Inventory of the Personal Estate of Jacob Meiks deceased, taken by Thomas J. Jones Administrator, and appraised by Matthias Mount and Nicholas Gailey. 26th December 1874

No Description Of Property Valuation
Property
of   No Property Taken By Widow Valuation
Property
of
    Dollars Cts       Dollars Cts

1

One Stand   25    1 One Stand   25

2

One Center Table & Cloth             1 50   2 One Center Table & Cloth             1 50

3

One Bureau             1 50   3 One Bureau             1 50

4

Sewing Maching           12 00   4 Sewing Machine           12 00

5

One Clock   50   5 One Clock   50

6

Rocking Chair   50          

7

5 Split Bottom Chairs             1 00   7 5 Split Bottom Chairs             1 00

8

2 Rocking Chairs             4 00   8 2 Rocking Chairs             4 00

9

Large Looking Glass   50          
10 Hat Rack   50   10 Har Rack   50
11 One Watch             5 00   11 One Watch             5 00
12 Carpet in West Room             1 50          
13 Thirty Four Yds Carpeting             8 00   13 Thirty Four Yds Carpeting             8 00
14 Dry Irons   50   14 Dry Irons   50
15 Organ Boston         100 00          
16 Shovel & Tongs   50   16 Shovel & Tongs   50
17 Set Windsor Chairs             2 00          
18 Bureau in Middle Room             1 00   18 Bureau in Middle Room             1 00
19 One Old Table   10   19 One Old Table   10
20 Bed Bedding & Bedstead             7 00   20 Bed Bedding & Bedstead             7 00
21 Bed & Bedding             4 00   21 Bed & Bedding             4 00
22 One Bedstead             1 00          
23 One Square Looking Glass   40   23 One Square Looking Glass   40
24 Carpet in Middle Room             1 50   24 Carpet in Middle Room             1 50
25 Iron Wedge and Hatchet   25   25 Iron Wedge and Hatchet   25
26 One Bedstead   50   26 One Bedstead   50
27 Bed & Bedding             5 00   27 Bed & Bedding             5 00
28 One Six Legged Table   50   28 One Six Legged Table   50
29 One Barrel Vinegar             2 00   29 One Barrel Vinegar             2 00
30 24 Gallons of Crocks   88   30 24 Gallons of Crocks   88
31 24 Gallons of Crocks   88   31 24 Gallons of Crocks   88
32 Sausage Grinder   50   32 Sausage Grinder   50
33 Lantern   25   33 Lantern   25
34 Shovel & Hand Saw   20          
35 Twelve Meal Sacks             1 50   35 Twelve Meal Sacks             1 50
36 One Iron Kettle   50          
37 Double Barrel Shotgun             3 00   37 Double Barrel Shotgun             3 00
38 Looking Glass   20          
39 Revolver             2 00          
40 Small Scales   25   40 Small Scales   25
41 Cook Stove & Timmings           10 00   41 Cook Stove & Trimmings           10 00
42 Parlor Stove             4 00   42 Parlor Stove             4 00
43 Three Smothing Irons   25   43 Three Smothing Irons   25
44 Lot of  Tin Ware   15   44 Lot of  Tin Ware   15
45 Two Wooden Buckets   25   45 Two Wooden Buckets   25
46 Lot of Cupboard Ware             2 00   46 Lot of Cupboard Ware             2 00
47 Flour Barrel & half bushel   10   47 Flour Barrel & half bushel   10

Continued From Page 1
          An Inventory of the Personal Estate of Jacob Meiks deceased, taken by Thomas J. Jones Administrator, and appraised by Matthias Monnt and Nicholas Gailey. 26th December 1874

No Description Of Property Valuation
Property
of   No Property Taken By Widow Valuation
Property
of
    Dollars Cts       Dollars Cts
48 Tub Washboard & Wringer             1 50   48 Tub Washboard & Wringer             1 50
49 Thirty One Wooden Buckets             2 00          
50 One Safe   25   50 One Safe   25
51 Lot of Nails   50          
52 Lot of Irons   50   52 Lot of Irons   50
53 Side Saddle & Two Halters             1 75   53 Side Saddle & Two Halters             1 75
54 Chest & Tools             1 00   54 Chest & Tools             1 00
55 Two Axes & Bucket   75   55 Two Axes & Bucket   75
56 Gate Hinges   75          
57 Wheel   20          
58 Old Wagon Irons   20          
59 Brass Kettle             1 00   59 Brass Kettle             1 00
60 Small Wheel   10          
61 Wheel Barrow             1 00   61 Wheel Barrow             1 00
62 Grinding Stone   50   62 Grinding Stone   50
63 Large Barrel of Soap   75   63 Large Barrel of Soap   75
64 Two Pork Barrels   40   64 Two Pork Barrels   40
65 Four Barrels   10   65 Four Barrels   10
66 Hoe & Corn Knife   25          
67 Double Shovel Plow   20          
68 Brier Scythe   50          
69 Longe [sp?]             1 00          
70 Bureau in East Room             8 00   70 Bureau in East Room             8 00
71 Round Stand               
72 Set Cane Seat Chairs             5 00   72 Set Cane Seat Chairs             5 00
73 Cane Seat Rocking Chair             3 00          
74 Cane Seat Rocking Chair             3 00          
75 Turkey Carpet           15 00          
76 Three Pair Curtains             1 50   76 Three Pair Curtains             1 50
77 Two Pair Curtains   40   77 Two Pair Curtains   40
78 Lot of Bed Clothing             8 00   78 Lot of Bed Clothing             8 00
79 Bed Stead - West Room   40   79 Bed Stead - West Room   40
80 Two Lamps   75   80 Two Lamps   75
81 Bed & Bedding Upstairs             4 00   81 Bed & Bedding Upstairs             4 00
82 One Hack           45 00   82 One Hack           45 00
83 One Horse Blanket   25   83 One Horse Blanket   25
84 Two Spades   50          
85 Pick & Ax   10          
86 Two Hoes   10          
87 Two Hoes   20   87 Two Hoes   20
88 Iron Rods   25   88 Iron Rods   25
89 Iron Rods   25          
90 Old Wagon            15 00          
91 Two Hay Forks    25           
92 Sleigh Shaves    50           

Continued from Page 2

An Inventory of the Personal Estate of Jacob Meiks deceased, taken by Thomas J. Jones Administrator, and appraised by Matthias Monnt and Nicholas Gailey.     26th December 1874
No Description of Property Valuation
Property
of   No Property Taken by Widow Valuation
Property
of
    Dollars Cts       Dollars Cts

93

Cutting Box    10          

94

Pair Wagon Lines             1 50   94 Pair Wagon Lines             1 50

95 

Pair Wagon Harness              6 00          

96 

Old Pair Harness   75          

97

Curry Brush & Comb   25   97 Curry Brush & Comb   25

98 

Buggy & Harness            55 00          

99

Set of Hack Harness             5 00   99 Set of Hack Harness             5 00
100  Bay Mare          100 00          
101  Gray Horse            50 00          
102  Old Roam Snip Nose            75 00   102  Old Roam Snip Nose           75 00
103  Brown Horse            60 00   103 Brown Horse           60 00
104  Old Roam Cow            16 00          
105 Speckled Cow           25 00   105 Speckled Cow           25 00
106 White Cow           27 00   106 White Cow           27 00
107 Speckled Steer           25 00          
108 Speckled Heifer           15 00          
109 Spotted Heifer           17 00          
110 White Heifer           17 00          
111 Spotted Bull Calf             8 00          
112 Two White Calves           17 00          
113 Two Sows           15 00   113 Two Sows           15 00
114 Three Sows           20 00          
115 One Old Sow           18 00          
116 One Hundred Eighty
Bushels of Wheat On
Deposit at Elliotts & Co
Mills, Shelbyville
        108 00          
117  One Note Given to
Thomas Thornberg
date March the 19th
1874 Due 25th Dec.
1874
 
      2000 00          
118  One Note Given to
Thomas Thornberg date
March 19th 1874 Due
25th Dec. 1875 with
Interest at Six Percent
from Dec. 25th, 1874
Until Due and Interest
at 10 Percent after
Maturity
 
      2430 00           
119  One Note Given to
Thomas Thornberg date
March 19th 1874 Due
25th Dec. 1876 with
Interest at Six Percent
from Dec. 25th, 1874
Until Due and Interest
at 10 Percent after
Maturity
 
      2437 00          
120  One Note Given to
Thomas J. Mount Date
March 21st 1874 Due
21st Dec 1874 With
Ten Percent From
Maturity
          99 00          
121  One Note Given to
Hebord G. Wheatley
Date April 16th 1873
Due April 16th 1875
With Interest at Six
Percent from Date
        750 00          
                 
                 
            Cash           76 00

Continued From Page 3
An Inventory of the Personal Estate of Jacob Meiks deceased, taken by Thomas J. Jones Administrator, and appraised by Matthias Monnt and Nicholas Gailey. 26th December 1874

No Description of Property Valuation
Property
of   No Property Taken by Widow Valuation
Property
of
    Dollars Cts       Dollars Cts
122 One Note Given to [?]
Sutton & Sarah E.
Date March 31st 1874
Due Eighteen Months
After Date With Eight
Percent Until Maturity
and Ten Percent After
Maturity
        200 00          
123 One Note Given to
Smith Boots Date May
7th 1870 Due Twenty
Months After Date With
Interest at Ten Percent
with Endorsement on
Back.  Time Extended
Five Years.  Due the
1st Day of Jan 1877.
      1000 00          
124 One Note Given to
T.M. Davis Date March
1st 1874 Due Ninety
Days After Date with
Interest at Ten Percent
Per Annum.
          90 00          
125 One Note Given to
Sampson Meiks Date
March 21st 1874 Due
Six Months After Date
With Eight Percent
From Maturity
        135 00          
126 One Bank Certificate
Keridian National Bank
Date Aug 25th 1874
Due Four Months After
Date at Six Percent
        400 00          
127 One Bank Certificate on
The Indiana Banking
Date Sep 3rd 1874 due
Jan 1st 1875 With Six
Percent Interest
        300 00          


Inventory  from
Marion  County  Indiana

           An Inventory of the Personal Estate of Jacob Meiks deceased, taken by Thomas J. Jones Administrator, and appraised by Caleb Hightshue and William J. Macklem in Marion County

Item

Description Value  

1

Lot of  Wheat     85 00

2

One breaking plow       2 00

3

Reaper     50 00

4

Hay Rack       1 00

5

Straw Stack     20 00

6

Lot of corn in shack   140 00

7

12 acr. Wheat in field     72 00

8

Cultivator     10 00

9

Windmill       1 00

10

Corn Harrow       8 00

11

Wheat drill       5 00

12

Streachers & 2 single Trees       1 00

13

One Corn Plow       1 50

14

One Double Shovel Plow        50

15

Lot of Hay in Indianapolis       8 00

16

Corn in Indianapolis     10 00
      415 00
                                        Signed 17th Day of December 1874



Estate of
Jacob  Meiks, decd

Sale  of  Personal  Property

Account of the sale of the personal property of Jacob Meiks, deceased, sold by Thomas J. Jones at the late residence of the decedent, at public sale, on the second day of January, 1875.

                                               Amount
No.   Name Of Article            Sold For      To Whom Sold          Cash/Surety
                                              $      Cts

3      One Bureau                        1 .50         James F, Ellott            Cash
6      One Rocking Chair                .60         Rolland Readshaw     Surety
9      Looking Glass                        .20        James Kelly                Cash
12    Carpet, Old                        2 .65         Fowler                       Cash
15    Organ, Boston                  20 .00         Margaret Meiks          Surety
17    One Set of Window            3 .00         John Brandson            Surety
               chairs
22    Bedstead                               .55          John W. Yearling       Cash
31    Jar & Oven                           .40           John Barimore          Cash
31    2 Crocks                              .25           Bob Wonderely         Cash
31    5 Crocks                              .25           Charles A. Jones        Cash
31    5 Crocks                              .25           Alexander Shepard     Cash
31    2 Crocks                              .25           Mrs. Moint                 Cash
36    Iron Kettle                        1 .00            Mrs. Meiks                Cash
38    Looking Glass                      .05            James Kelley             Cash
39    One Revolver                    2 .00            Lonzo Pumphery       Cash
49     doz. Buckets                    .75            Bob Wonderly          Cash
49     doz. Buckets                    .80            Jonathon Alley          Cash
49     doz. Buckets                    .40            Joseph Burney          Cash
49     doz. Buckets                    .60            James S. Ellott         Surety
49     doz. Buckets                    .50            Joseph Miller           Cash
51    Lot of Nails                          .50            Lonzo Pumphery     Cash
56    Gate Hinges                         .60             Josiah Alley             Cash
57    Big Wheel                            .05            Thomas J. Brount    Surety
57    Reale                                   .05             John W. Yearling    Cash
58    Lot of Old Irons                   .50             John W. Yearling    Cash
60    Small Wheel                        .15             Charles A. Jones     Cash
65    Old Barrels                          .25            George Loonk         Cash
66    Hoe & Corn Knife               .15            A. B. Starks            Cash
67    Double Plow                        .10            Rolland Readshaw   Surety
69    Longe (?)                             .65            James Kelley           Cash
71    Round Stand                     2 .25            Thomas Mount        Surety
72    Missing Item                   
73    Rocking Chair                   3 .50             J. Barns                 Cash
74    Rocking Chair                   3 .25             John Bradon          Cash
75    Turket Carpet                  21 .00            Thomas J. Mount   Cash
79    Bedstead                      Not Sold    
84    Two Spades                         .50            John W. Yearling      Cash
85    Pick & Ax                            .50            Rolland Readshaw    Surety
86    Two Hoes                            .10             John W. Yearling     Cash
89      -------
90    Old Wagon                      22 .50            John Reiker              Surety
91    Hay Forks                             .15            John W. Yearling     Cash
92    Sleigh Shaves                        .10            Sampson Meiks       Cash
93    Cutting Box                           .25            James Maudlon        Cash
96    Old Harness                          .50            George Brusketing    Cash
98    Old Buggy Harness         100 .00            Amos Monnet          Surety
100  Bay Mare                         75 .00            Samuel Eward          Surety

Sales Continued From Page 1
Account of the sale of the personal property of Jacob Meiks, deceased, sold by Thomas J. Jones at the late residence of the decedent, at public sale, on the second day of January, 1875.

                                               Amount
No.   Name Of Article            Sold For        To Whom Sold         Cash/Surety
                                              $      Cts

101  Gray Mare                      70 .50           George Brusketing     Surety
104  Roam Cow                     10 .70            Roland Readshaw     Surety
107  Speckle Steer                 27 .00             J. B. Barnes              Surety
108  Spotted Heifer                25 .50             J. B. Barnes              Surety
109  Speckle Heifer                17 .60            Samuel Eward           Surety
110  White Heifer                   24 .50             J. B. Barnes             Surety
111  Bull Calf                         10 .30             James S. Ellott          Surety
112  Two Calves                    10 .50             James S. Ellott          Surety
114  1st Choice of Sows         10 .80             L. J. Monnet            Surety
114  2nd Choice of Sows        11 .55            L. J. Monnet             Surety
114  3rd Choice of Sows          8 .50             L. J. Monnet             Surety
115  One Old Sow                 25 .95             L. J. Monnet             Surety
133  Shovel & Saw                     .20              J. S. Ellott                Surety
Transcribed by Dave Richey

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