Monday, November 5, 2012

Amanuensis Monday - Property for Widow, Houston Hankins Estate



Property Set apart for widow & infant Children

2 Beads [beds] & furniture
1 Flax Whi?eel [Wheel]
1/2 Dozen Plates
1/2 Dozen cups and saucers
1 coffee pot
1 Tea pot
1/2 Dozen Knives & forks
1 Table, and family bible,
1 saddle and its appendges, 1 bridle, eight chairs valued at four dollars,
all the pottry on hand ten head of sheep, all the cooking vessels valued
at two dollars and half, a sufficency of provisions including bread stuff and
animal food to susstain widow and infant children residing with her
one year all the bacon on hands and two sows and thirteen pigs in addi-
tion thereto, we allow the widow all the corn 2 horses two cows and calves
and all the fodder and wheat on hand, one ox one pair of gears one
plow & hoe

Jno W. Lovan
T S O"Bryan
Wm L McGuger

Kentucky
Hopkins County
County Court Clks Office August 18th 1862.
I, the undersigned, Clerk of the County Court for the Ciounty afore-
said and sucesor to Orlean Bishop late Clerk of this court, certify
that this allotment to the widow of H G Hankins dec'd was lodged in
my office as appears by an official indorsement thereon by OBis-
hop, as clk, showing that it was returned and to be recorded on the
14th day of July last, it is now, therefore, together with this certificate
duly recorded in my office

atts Sam B Greenfield clk

Source: Hopkins County, Kentucky, H. G. Hankins, Will Book 10: 507; "Kentucky Probate Records, 1792-1977," digital images, Family Search (www.familysearch.org : accessed 29 October 2012).

Houston G. Hankins, son of Barnabas Hankins and Sarah Fox.


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