Inventory of the Estate of Zachariah Dodge

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Source: Lincoln County Probate Vol. 4, pages 44, 45 & 46 Lincoln County Courthouse Wiscasett, Maine

Warrt: Apprizement Common Wealth of Mafsachusetts

Zachr. Dodge's Lincoln Ss. } To Mefsrs: Barbabas Sears, Thomas Ring & Estate West District William Cunningham, all of Edgecombe, in the

County aforesaid

Greeting

You are hereby appointed and impowered to take an Inventory of land according to your best Skill and Judgement & truly and justly to apprize (in Lawful Money of this CommonWealth) all the Estate whereof Zachariah Dodge Late of said Edgecombe, yeoman died seized in the aforesaid County; and you are to make Return of this Warrant, with your doings thereon; unto the Probate office in the same County, as soon as conveniently may be.

Given under my hand this fourth day of March AD 1789

Jon Bowman Judge of Prob.

Lincoln Ss. April 20th, 1789 Then the within named Barnabas Sears, Thomas Ring & William Cunningham

Were sworn to the faithfull discharge of their Duty as apprizers to the Estate of the within named Zachariah Dodge

Before me Moses Davis Just. Peace

Examined by Nathl Thwing Regr Pro Tem.

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Inventory of the Estate of Zachariah Dodge late Of Edgecombe deceased viz:

154 Acres of Land, & House & Barn standing
on said Land @ 190 190 0 0
12 Cows averaged at 56/ 33 12 0
Oxen at 120/ 12 0 0
19 Sheep at 7/ 6 13 0
5 heifers 1 years old @ 30/ 7 10 0
1 Bool @ 46/ 2 6 0
6 Calves @ 12/ 3 12 0
1 old mare @ 60/ 3 0 0
1 Colt a Year old @ 48/ 2 8 0
22 Tons English hay @ 18/ 19 16 0
40 lbs Flax @ 6d 1 0 0
80 Bushels Corn Grain pees & beens @ 2/6 10 0 0
80 Bushels Pottatoes @ 1/ 4 0 0
1 Table 6 1 Chest 9/ 15 0
1 Bed, Bedstead & Cord, 1 Coverlid, a pair Sheets
2 Pillows & cases & one Bolster @ 80/ 4 0 0
1 d d d & Beding @ 30/ 1 10 0
another Bed, bedstead, Cord, 2 sheets, 1 Blanket
& two Coverlids @ 54/ 2 14 0
1 Great Coat @ 8, one old Coat at 4/ 12 0
1 Coat 1 Jackcoat & Breeches @ 42/ 2 2 0
10 Bottles @ 4, Sundry Crockeryware @ 4/6 8 6
1 wooden dyertub @1,an Iron Shovel & Tongs @ 4/2 5 2
Sole & upper Leather @ 32/ 1 12 0
3 hogs killed for Pork @ 24/ each 3 12 0
4 Pigs to Winter @ 7/6 1 10 0
1 Chest draws @ 15/ 2 foot wheels @ 8/ 1 11 0
1 Loom & tackling & 4 Slays 1 4 0
1 half bushel measure @ 1/ warping barrs @ 2/ 3 0
3 Augers @ 5/, one toe Comb @ 7/, 3 Sickels @ 2/8 14 8
1 handsaw @ 3/, three Pitchforks @ 2/ 9 0
1 Churn @ 3/4 1 wooden spinning Wheel @ 3/ 6 4
1 Saddle bridle & Pillion @ 24/ 1 4 8 320. 9. 8
Foot brought over 320 9 8
Old Pewter @ 6/6, Earthen Ware @ 3/ 9 6
1 flat Iron @ 2/8, Iron Ware @ 9/ 0 11 8
3 pails @ 8d, one Shave @ 4/, 1 frow @ 1/4 7 4
1 small arm @ 8/, a part of three Iron chains @ 19/ 1 7 0
1 Clevis & pin 1/ one Yoke & Staples & 2 rings 2/ 3 0
2 Shovels @ 3/, 2 old Scythes Hackling (?) @ 6/ 12 0
4 old hoes @ 9d, 3 old Axes 7/, 1 Grindstone 4/ 14 0
1 old Plow iron @ 13/, 1 old Slead @ 5/ 18 0
1 Riddle Sieve @ 1/6, 1 pair Silver Knichuckels (?) @ 3/6 5 0
1 Powdering Tub, a Wash Tub & a gallon Cegg @ 11/ 11 0
a thousand clear boards due from Narhan Gove 1 16 0
Cathredd(?) by Mr. Ring 1 17 0
1 old Croscut saw 7 6
The above Inventory taken & the artiles 330 8 8

Apprized by us, Barnabas Sears, Wm Cunningham Thos. Ring,
Apprizers of the Estate of Zachariah Dodge deceast Edgecombe
April 20, 1789

Lincoln Ss } June 25th: 1789 Then Moses Davis Esqr.,

West District } Executor of the last Will and Testament of the said Zachariah Dodge therein named, made Oath that this Inventory contains all the Estate of the deceased that he knows of at Present & that if at any time here after he shall know of more he will render an account thereof into the Probate Office for the said West District.

Before Jon. Bowman Judge of Probt

Examd & allowed by Jon. Bowman Judge of Probt

Examind by Nathl; Thwing Regr Pro Tem.



Transcribed (to the best of her ability) by Sandra Dodge Tibbetts 10/October/1999

Words followed by a question mark in parenthesis (?) indicates uncertainty about the word.

Unfamiliar with the symbols following the monetary values assigned each item. Believe measurements are in Pounds, Shillings and Pence.