Amasa Smith

Estate - Contributed by Carolyne Puskas
STATE OF ILLINOIS, Montgomery Courts} ss Affidavit for Administration
I do solemnly sear that I will well and truly administer all and singular the Goods and Chattels, rights and credits, and effects of Amasa Smith, deceased, and pay all just claims and charges against his estate, so far as his Goods, Chattels and effects shall extend, and the law charge me; and that I will do and perform all other acts required of me by law, to the best of my knowledge and abilities.
Subscribed and sworn to before me, this 9th day of Sept A.D. 1861 John S. Maddes, Clerk} Sarah A Smith (signature)
STATE OF ILINOIS, Montgomery County } ss Affidavit of Decease
Sarah A. smith being duly sworn, deposeth and said that Amasa Smith late of the county of Montgomery and State aforesaid, departed this life on or about the 3rd day of September A.D. 1861, and that he died Intestate, to the best of his knowledge and belief.
Subscribed and sworn to before me this 9th day of September A.D. 1861. John S. Maddex, Clerk} Sarah A Smith (signature)
STATE OF ILLINOIS, Montgomery County} ss Affidavit-Value of Property
Sarah A. Smith being duly sworn, deposeth and saith, that the value of the Personal Estate of Amasa Smith deceased, late of the County and State aforesaid, does not exceed the sum of One Hundred & Fifty Dollars, to the best of his knowledge and belief.
Subscribed and sworn to before me, this 9th day of Sept A.D. 1861. John S. Maddex, Clerk} Sarah A Smith (signature).
October the 19th, 1861
Appraise Bill of the Personal property of Amasa Smith
1 Toaster stove, $4.00
1 Bed & Sted, 15.00
4 Chairs, 1.00
1 Stand, 1.00
1 Looking glass, .50
1 Table, 1.50
1 Cook Stove, 1.00
3 Axes, 1.00
1 Set of Harness, 1.00
1 Hoe & Wood Saw, 1.00
1 Half Bushel & Basket, .50
2 Buckets & 1 tub, .50
1 Wagon, 8.00
1 Calf, 3.50
1 Cow, 14.00
1 lot Cut corn, 1.00
1 Hog , 6.00
1 Horse, 5.00
1 Bay Mare, 50.00
1 stove, .50
1 Barrel, .50
1 Lot of corn in the field, 4.00
Cupboard ware, 3.00
$126.50
We certify that the above is a correct Statement of the personal property Amasa Smith.
Wm C Henderson, S A Paden, James Wiley} Appaisers
I have since the above date received
In cash, 28.00
Making in all Property allowed me
By law On the above schedule, $154.50
Two beds and bed steads, $18.00
One Table (1.50) one stand (1.00) four
Chairs (1.00) 3.50
One Stove (1.00) one Axe (.50) one wagon (8.00) 9.50
One horse (40.00) Harness (1.00)
One looking glass , 41.50
One hoe and one wood saw (1.00) one tub (.25) 1.25
One half bushel and basket, .50
Sixty dollars worth of other property, 60.00
Feed for Stock Six months, 25.00
Fuel for three months, 5.00
Provision for family one year, 100.00

$264.25
State of Illinois County of Cook} ss I, Sarah Smith Administrix of the estate of Amasa Smith being duly Sworn depose and say that the above is all the Estate of the late Amasa Smith deceased acording to the best of my belief and knowledge So help me God. Sarah A. Smith (signature)
Subscribed and sworn to before me this 6th day of Nov A.D. 1867. Jonathan Marsh {seal} Sarah A Smith (signature)
Sarah A. Smith (widow) William - Samuel - Mercy Ann - John - Rosalie - Julius