Campbell County Wills

Inventory of the Estate of John Phillips


Contributed by Donald J. Phillips 

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John Phillips Inventory - Will & Estate Book C Page 190

The following is an inventory of the estate of John Phillips. John was born about 1810, lived his entire life in Campbell County. John Phillips was the Sheriff of Campbell County from 1846 - 1850 and 1858 - 1860. He was also a blacksmith, farmer, and enumerator of the 1850 Campbell County Federal Census. John died March 28, 1862 in the midst of the Civil War. He was buried in Stout - Dossett Cemetery. The estate administrator, James H. Phillips, was his son and my great granddad. His estate was probated after the war in 1866 of which little survived the ravages of the war in Campbell County.

Submitted by: Donald J. Phillips, Roswell, GA

Inventory of the Effects which came into my hands as the administrator of the Estate of John Phillips deceased.

One cow and calf. One cow. One bull. Three (3) steers
One heifer. Four mules. Three sheep. One Two Horse Buggy
One woodwork of a 2 Horse waggon. One set Blacksmith Tools.
One Fan Mill. One Mane Saddle One Saythe and Cradle
Two Mowing Saythes. One Briar Saythe. One pair fire Irons
One Grind stone Four Bee Gums. One Canoe. One Harrow
One 2 Horse Plow. One Bull tongue Plow and Stock.
Six Old Plows. One Plow Mold. Four Hoes. Six Old Axes
Four Hoes. One pair Steelyards. One Clock. One pair Saddle Bags
One Hand Axe. One Chopping Axe. One Reephook. One Ox Yolk
One Steel Shovel. One pair Hams. One Book Code of Tennessee
One Bar Blister Steel. One Set of Carpenters Dogs. One Small Auger
Two Small pieces of Iron. One Dog Yolk. One Chisel and part of log chain
486 pounds of Iron. 64 pounds of Bacon. 34 Bushels of Corn
3 Bushel Buckwheat. 213 Doz Oats. $227.30 Two hundred and Twenty Seven Dollars and thirty-Cents in Bank Notes.
One witnes Claim Good $15.00
One County Claim Good $3.00
One Note on Wm Lamar Good for $35.00
One Note on Frank Lovett Bad for .87
One Note on Jno Ridenour Bad for $7.00
One Note on Bad for .87
One Note on E. Lovett for 18 Bushels of Corn "Bad"
One Note on 75.00 Bad
One Note on W.R. Jackson for 33 pounds of Iron Bad
One Note on Bad $2.15
One Note on Bad 5.50
One Note on Bad 5.00
One Note on Bad 5.80
The Rent of the Farm Such as has been cultivated was Settled for by repairs done on the Same the most of is Set in Clover

The foregoing is a full and true account of the Effects which came into my hands as administrator of the Estate of John Phillips deceased.

James H. Phillips

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