Inventory of William Gilliam Jr | Gilliams of Virginia

Inventory of William GILLIAM, Jr
Updated March 24, 2016


South Carolina, Newberry District
Upon application of Rebeccah Gilliam Admrx of the estate of William Gillam, Junr dec’d it is ordered that she do expose to public sale on the premises of Barber Hancock Esqr all the personal estate of the said dec’d at a credit of twelve months for all sums of and above two dollars and all under cash the sale to commence on Saturday the twenty fifth of November next given under my hand and seal this 23rd of Oct 1815
Henry Coate

Inventory of the appraisement of the estate of William Gillam dec’d
November 6th 1815

2 casks peach brandy 1 dollar per gallon, coffee mill 1.25
1.25
1 table 3 dollars, 1 lot of ware, 75 cents, 1 cheek reel 1.75, 2 pots $4.00
9.50
one lot of plows, axes ad hammer 8.00, 1 powdering tub and churn 1.50
9.50
2 baskets of feathers $1.00, 2 locks 1.50, three barrels of cotton 2.75
5.25
four stacks fodder at 75 cents pr ___ 22.25, corn in the field at 8 2 bu baskt
32.25
cotton in the patch 3.50 ct pr __ feather bedstead of furniture
35.00
1 lot of pewter 2 5.50, knives and forks 75, 1 lot of cooper ware 2 37 1/2
6.62 1/2
cupboard ware 2.50 three augurs and pewter 1.75, six chairs 3.00
7.25
2 ____ & ________ non 1.00, chest & trunk 4.00, wheel and cards 6.00
11.00
two books, 75, bed stead & furniture 26.00, __ and furniture 43
69.75
one horse $40.00, dutch oven 2.50
42.50
one negro boy named Henry 325, one old cow & yearling 14.00
339.00
black cow 11.00, one yellow cow, 10.00, 2 heifers, 8.00
29.00
1 lot of hogs 18 piece, 43.00 one club ax 1.75 one saddle 1.00
45.75
Chains and harness 2.00, 1 sow of pigs 6.00 1 bell 0.64
8.64

We do certify that the within is a true appraisement of the goods of Wm Gillam Junr decd as has been shown ____ by the admrx of said estate
Given under our hands Nov 6 1815

Benjamin Mayben, Volunture Siles, Martin Kelley



Memorandum of the sale of the personal estate of William Gillam dec’d late of Newberry District November 25th 1815

Rebeccah Gillam lot of cooper ware 65, one cheek reel 1.25, tea coffee mill 75 cents
2.85
Lot of pewter, 3.00, knives & forks & tray 1.39 cents, four pitchers 1.39 cents, six chairs 3.12 1/2 cents
8.90 1/2
Cupboard ___ 2.50 cents, table 2.40 cents, 2 pot 4.00, cow & calf 13.53 cents, ditto 14.52 cents
36.92
One horse 40.00, 2 beds & furniture 67.00 one trunk and chest 5.83 cents
112.83
Wheels & cards 6.02 cents four hogs 19.00, sow and pigs 6.25 cents
31.27
Twenty five barrels corn at 3 pr barrel 75, one negro boy 400.00
475.00
Three hogs 13.14, two boxes 50 cents, barrel with cotton 50
1.80
2 cocks, 1.00, 2 books 50 cents
1.50
____ 483 dollars, note on Matthew Henderson 20.00
503.00
Ephream Siles 10 gallons brandy at 1.12 1/2 cents pr gallon
11.25
And 65 gallons 1.14 cents do, 5 gallons 1.20 cents 11.70
11.70
Ditto 8 gallons 1.25 cents
10.00
John Hancock, three augurs 15.5, 20 70 lbs cotton at 15.50 cents per ___
115.40
Newton Gillam half pound powder 37 1/2 Jacob Gilliam one hammer 37 1/2
.72 1/2
Lot of ploughs & ax 1.75 powdering tub 1.16, 2 barrels 90 cents
3.81
Oven 2.62 1/2, smoothing iron 75 cents, 2 plows 2.37 1/2 cents
5.75
William Word 5 gallons of brandy at 1.26 pr gal, 6.30 ditto ditto 6.30
12.60
Barber Hancock 1 bell 64 cents, one jug 25 cents, 5 barrels of corn 3.00 pr bar 15.
15.89
Ditto at 3.12 ditto 3.26 cents one saddle 1.31 1/4 pair of ______
3.68 1/4
2 locks 1.00 Martin Kelley one heifer 4.37 1/2 _____ 5.01 cent
10.38 1/2
James Duncan one cow & calf 10.00, one ax 2.32
12.32
Thomas Hardy 2 stacks at 76 pr ____ 13.50
10.26
James Mills one stack at 76 cents pr __ 6.50
4.94
Gideon Nelson 3 hogs at 11.06, 7 pigs 16.50 sow ___ with pig 3.50
31.06

1478.73

A true record of the original papers belonging to the Estate of William Gillam Junr dec’d April 21 1817




Sources
  • Newberry County, SC, Will Book, 1805-1826, Volume F, page 112
[William Gilliam, Jr was the son of William Gilliam and Ann Sims, his wife]