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James Cook's Probate File - Delaware Co., OH
Posted by: Valerie (Trotter) Cross Date: February 10, 2002 at 10:18:24
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Delaware County, OH Probate file 926

Inventory of the Estate of James Cook deas
Nov. 9 1859
J Romry PJ

There being no property of a suitable kind belonging to the estate of James Cook for the support of Maria Cook his widow and Virgil Charles & Newton his minor children. We the undersigned therefore set for said purpose in the amount of three hundred dollars

Nathan Dustin
D C Carpintie
John Nettleton

The State of Ohio
Delaware County
We the undersigned do make solemn oath that we will truly honestly and impartially appraise the estate and the property that may be exhibited to us belonging to the estate of James Cook deceased and perform the other duties required of us in the premises of appraisers according to the best of our knowledge and ability.

Nathan Dustin
John Nettleton
D C Carpentie

Sworn and subscribed before me this 18th day of October A D 1859

CC Sceovill JP

We the undersigned appraisers of the Estate and Property of James Cook deceased after being duly sworn have made an inventory and appraisement thereof as follows

One light Wagon, 22.50
penny Lind Buggy, 10.00
Two pr Harness, 9.00
Hay in the barn, 5.00
One Bureau, 6.00
One Table, 1.00
Six Chairs, 1.25
One Dulcimer, 5.00
One Clock, 1.00
House & Lot belonging to the deceased, 300.00
Money on Hand, 82.00
Total, 442.75

The deceased having left a widow and minor children we set of to them the following property without appraising the same directed by statute.
One Family Bible, One cow, Two Beds Bedsteds, and Bedding. One Cooking stove and all the cooking utensils of the deceased. The clothing and wearing apparel of the family. One Table, six chairs, six knives & forks, six plates, six teacups and saucers, one sugar dish, One milk Cup, One Teapot, six Spoons, the cloths and wearing apparel of the widow.

The following furniture was purchased by the widow of the deceased after her marriage with him with her separate money and property.
One Stand
Rocking Chair

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