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Will of Mary Greene


 

Widow Mary Greene will

 

In the presence of God Amen: I Mary Greene widow of New Port Township County of Washington , State of Ohio, being well in body, sound in memory and understanding so hereby ordain this my last will and testimony.

 

1st I will that all my lawful debts and funeral expenses be paid out of my estate.

 

2nd I will and bequeath to Eliza my beloved daughter my large family Bible and large looking glass and bureau, two of my best tables, six kitchen chairs, one arm chair, one feather bed and high post bedstead with bedding and calico curtains for bed. One large trunk, one carpet, twelve plated, one large chins bowls, four silver spoons, six green edged plates, two platters, six white handle knives and forks, five China plates, one large pitcher, one waiter. 1 Queens ware coffee pot, hand irons, shovel and tongs with brafs  head, flat irons, brafs kettle, copper tea kettles, one large iron dish kettle, one small bake oven and skillet, one large pewter platter, one cow, One griddle [line marked through this

last] 2 brafs candle sticks and snuffers.

 

3rd I will and bequeath to my Granddaughter Eliza W. Haskell, one feather bed and bedding. Lastly I will and bequeath to my blood daughters Eliza, Ruth, Mary and two granddaughters, Maria and Eliza M Haskell, the remainder of my estate, viz. one forth to my daughter Eliza, one forth to my daughter Ruth, one forth to my daughter, Mary, the other forth to be divided equally between my granddaughters Maria and Eliza W. to them and their heirs forever.

 

And I do hereby ordain my sons Daniel and John Greene in County and State aforesaid Executors of this my last will and Testimony.

 

In testimony where I have hereunto set my hand and affixed my seal this 26th day of August 1823 in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred, twenty-three

 

Signed – Mary Greene

Witnefs of us

Griffin Greene

Jefse Lawton

 

I herby certify that the above named Mary Greene acknowledged the above instrument of writing to be her free act and last will and testament before me this twenty sixth day of August, one thousand eight hundred and twenty-three. New Port Ohio Washington County

Signed -  Jacob Churchill, JP

 


The State of Ohio Washington County

            In the court of Common Pleas November Term Anno Domini 1823

            This instrument of writing purporting to be the last will and testament of Mary Greene late of New Port on his County deceased was presented in court and avowed by the oaths of Griffin Greene and Jefse Lawton the subscribing witnefses to the same, approved and ordered to be recorded. And the court appointed Charles Little, Stephen Dana and Luther D. Barker to appraise the personal property belonging to the said decedent’s estate agreeably to law.

 Attest: Geo. Dunlevy, Clerk

 

Mary Greene’s Appraisal New Port, State of Ohio, Nov 26th 1823

An inventory of the property of Mary Greene deceased appraisal by the undersigned

 

Two meal bags @ 371/2 cents each

0

75

One bed & bedding

13

00

One pair sheets

1

00

One plaid coverlet

2

00

One Blanket Quilted

1

87 ½

One set of bed curtains

4

00

One sheet & towels

1

75

On set of ___ chairs

3

00

One silver watch

5

00

One bed pan

1

00

One sheet

0

25

One keg sugar containing about 45 lbs @12 ½ per

5

40

One straw bed

1

00

One loom, quilt wheel & frames

5

00

Rudj. Temply and harnefs [loom]

5

00

Three barrels & two flax bx

1

40

One chest .75 & Washing bars & spools 1.00

1

75

One chest  .75  _____ & sash .50

1

75

Wesleys Sermons 9 vols

3

00

Village Sermons 2 vols

1

00

Blackmans Efsays & 3 other books

1

00

One Chest .25 One keg .37 ½

 

62 ½

Two Baskets .25 3 chairs .30

 

55

One coffee mill 1.00 3 buckets 3 bowls 1.00

2

00

Nine Crocks .75 Earthern Plates .30 ea

1

05

Queens Ware platter

1

25

Earthern & Stone churn jug & pitchers

1

40

Tinware 1.00 Glafsware 1.75

2

75

One tumbler .37 ½ Jappan ware .75

1

12 ½

Pottery glue pot .75 three iron candlesticks

1

35

Cardg. Mortar [used for carding wool or flax] & sion (?) 1.25

 Skimmer & meat fork .62 ½

1

87 ½

Auger lamp. Saxfour(?) 1.25 Stutygard (?) 1.00

2

25

One Spider 1.00 One dinner pots .40

1

40

Iron tea kettle .50 axe & hoe 1.00

1

50

Large Shovel & tongs 2.00 small ditto .75

2

75

Hand (?) 1.25 Pot hook & hammer .75 (?)

1

95

 Two kegs & one barrel .75 Three meat casks 1.50

2

25

Two kegs & 3 fat tubs 1.25 two wash tubs & soap 1.00

2

25

Two old bowls & kegs .75 one mare 5.00

5

75

One hundred 55 bushels of corn @.25

38

75

Supposed to take 15 bushels of wheat @ .50

 

 

Oak Stack (?) 2.62 ½ one small table 1.00

3

62 ½

One Kitchen table .50 One churn .50

1

00

One Rug .37 ½ Jug .25 Flax 2.00

2

62 ½

 

 

 

 

140

25 ½

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


We do herby certify that as appraised above the above property

Signed:

Stephen Dana

Charles Little

L D. Barker

 

The State of Ohio, Washington County

            In the court of Common Pleas, Nov. Term A.D. 1823

Ordered by the court that Charles Little, Stephen Dana, and Luther D. Barker, Esquire do appraise the personal property belonging to the Estate of Mary Greene. Late of New Port, deceased, according to taken.

Witnefsed Honorable Ezra Osborn Esquire, President of our said Court of Common Pleas at Marietta in said County this twenty second day of November A.D. 1823 – Geo. Dunlevey, Clerk

 

State of Ohio, Washington County, New Port Township

            This day, personally came before me the Subscriber Justice of the Peace in and for said County, the within named Charles Little, Stephen Dana, and Luther D. Barker and took the oath required by Law as appraisers of the personal property of the estate of Mary Greene, late of New Port Township deceased.

Given under my hand and seal this 23rd day of Feb. A.D. 1824

Signed:

Joseph Barker Jun. J.P.

 

The State of Ohio, Washington County

            In the Court of Common Pleas, March Term A.D. 1824

The forgoing Inventory and appraisements of the personal property belonging to the estate of Mary Greene late of New Port in this County deceased, having been returned, was ordered to be recorded.

Attest. Geo. Dunlevy, Clerk


 

Mary Greene Sales

A List of the sales of Mary Greene, Property in New Port

 

Mary Greene’s Account of Sales

A list of property belonging to Mary Greene, deceased, sold at auction by John Greene, Executors on said Estate, December 4th 1823

 

John Greene

Two baskets

 

26

Ditto

Tin Ware

 

80

James Nichols

Shovel & tongs

 

44

John Greene

Large Shovel & tongs

2

12

Ditto

Knives & forks

 

70

Ebenezer Battelle

Jappan (?) Ware

 

87 ½

Ditto

Pottery glue pot

1

31 ¼

Charles Haskell

Cards* and sion (?)

1

00

Thomas Howard

Three pails

 

50

John Greene

One Rug

 

30

Ebenezer Battelle

One Churn

 

40

Thomas Howard

4 milk crocks

 

31 ¼

James Nichols

3 crocks

 

37 ½

Thomas Howard

Three ditto

 

25

Ebenezer Battelle

One Churn

 

15

James McMahan

Three crocks

 

44

James Mullen

Jug & jar

 

31 ¼

Doc’t Holida

3 Candle stands

 

75

Henry Minor

1 jar & bottle

 

90

Ebenezer Battelle

5  bottles

 

50

James Nichols

1 for. Stutygard (?)

1

31 ½

Charles Cady

1 watch

5

00

Ebenezer Battelle

1 spider*

1

15

James Nichols

1 pot

 

50

Jacob Kennedy

1 tea kettle

 

50

John Greene

1 jug

 

30

Ditto

Pots hooks & trammels

 

40

Doct’r Hollida

Plates (?) and Platter

 

47

John Greene

Plates and platter

1

45

Ditto

Bowls & platter

 

62 ½

Doct’r Hollida

Wooden bowls

 

60

Ebenezer Battelle

Bowls & platter

 

65

Ditto

Tea Pot

 

40

James McMahan

1 pr Andirons

1

12 ½

Ebenezer Battelle

2 sheets

1

15

William Waterman

9 vols. at 37 ½

3

37 ½

Grace Dana

2 Vols. at 50

1

00

James Mullen

4 ditto .20

 

80

Doct’r Hollida

3 sheets

 

75

Ebenezer Battelle

1 Blanket

2

50

Ditto

1 bed quilt

2

31 ¼

Ebenezer Battelle

6 Towels

 

80

Doct’r Hollida

1 Straw bed

2

12 ½

Ditto

1 bed & bedding

21

12 ½

David Canfield

3 chairs

1

50

Jonathan Kerr

1 Set of chairs

2

75

Richard Greene

2 h(?) & axe

1

50

John Greene

1 Chest

 

70

James McMahan

11 lbs flax

 

99

Ebenezer Battelle

1 tray

 

12

William Bosworth

4 bowls .20

 

80

Ebenezer Battelle

Quill (?) & Swifts

 

31 ¼

Richard Greene

1 looking Glafs

 

50

Ebenezer Battelle

1 bed & canister

1

55

John Greene

1 Table

 

15

Luther D. Barker

1 Chest

 

18 ¾

James Mullen

18 lbs sugar .18

2

52

Doct’r Hallida

18 lbs sugar .20

3

20

Ebenezer Battelle

18 lbs sugar 20

3

20

Richard Greene

15 lbs sugar 20

3

00

Ebenezer Battelle

1 loom

3

50

Joseph McMahan

1 reed (?)

 

56

Ditto

Ditto

 

81

Thomas Howard

2 (?) of loom harnefs

1

75

Ebenezer Battelle

Tin(?)

 

31

Ditto

Kitchen table

 

46

Ditto

1 small ditto

 

75

Ditto

Tub & barrel

 

42

David Canfield

Salt Barrel

 

50

Ditto

Keg & fat tubs

 

40

Ebenezer Battelle

5 old barrels

1

31

L. D. Barker

2 kegs

 

25

James McMahan

1 meat cask

1

75

Ebenezer Battelle

Old mare

1

30

Ditto

1 set of curtains

5

75

William Bosworth

1 chest

 

40

William Rowland

Window Sash

1

40

John Hayes

Grind stone & wheel

 

12

Jacob Kennedy

350 handfuls of flax

2

50

E. Battelle

Washing boxes & spools

 

25

William Dana

155 bushels corn @ 23

35

65

Ebenezer Battelle

1 oat stack

2

31

Ditto

1 (?) bill for whiskey

1

81

Ditto

1 coffee mill

1

 

Ditto

1 tumbler & 5 lbs sugar

1

 

Ditto

2 ½ bushels wheat @50

1

25

Ditto

148 lbs fresh pork @2 ¼

2

81

Eliza Greene

1 washing pan

1

 

Ditto

2 keys

 

70

James Whitney

Skimmer & ladle

 

12 ½

Richard Greene

125 lbs fresh pork @2 ½

2

81

John Greene

4 ¼ bushels wheat @50

2

12 ½

Ditto

115 lbs fresh pork @2 ¼

2

58 ¾

Eliza Greene

1 keg

 

37 ½

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

100

07

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


* Cards used for carding wool or flax. 

* A kettle sits on a spider over an open flame as in a fire place.

 

The State of Ohio, Washington County

            In Court of Common Pleas March Term 1824

The foregoing account of sales of the personal property belonging to the late Mary Greene deceased having been returned to be recorded. Attest. Geo Dunlevey, Clerk

 

Mary Greene deceased, Estate to John Greene EX.

To attending Court

1

00

To 1.00 for advertising

1

00

To 37 ½  cents paid for repairing watch

 

37 ½

To getting property appraised and selling

1

00

Paid James Mullen for coffin

3

00

Paid the tax on the Estates

 

50

Paid Stephen Dana as appraiser

1

00

Paid Charles Little for Appraiser

1

00

Paid Joseph Barker for swearing appraisers, traveling

 

 37 ½

Paid Charles Haskell’s account

3

68

Paid Doctor Holida’s account

4

25

Paid Henry Babcock

3

34

Paid L D Barker as auctioneers

1

00

Paid L D Barker as appraiser

1

00

Paid for Grave Stones,

14

00

Paid Richard Greene’s account

27

60

Paid George Dunlevy

4

48

Paid Griffin Greene, witnefs

 

50

Percentage allowed by law

16

00

 

85

50

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The State of Ohio, Washington County

            In the Court of Common Pleas, March Term 1824

This account of the sales account to the personal property of Mary Greene late of Newport in this County, deceased, bring returned, were ordered to be recorded

 

Attest. George Dunlevey Clerk