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Estate of John Hattaway (ca. 1826-1888)

Widow's Petition for 12 Months Support

Estate Sale of Personal Property

Probate, John Hattaway: Widow's Petition for Support

State of Georgia
Washington County
    To the Honorable Ordinary of said County.
          The petition of Mrs. Martha Hataway, respectfully sheweth that she is widow of John Hataway, late of said county deceased, and that on the 16th day of July 1888 having an estate and no administration thereon, and that said Mrs. Martha Hataway took into her custody and control the entire estate of said deceased.
          Your petitioners therefore prays that your Honor will appoint five discreet appraisers, to set apart and assign to your petitioner, either in property or money, a sufficiency from said estate for their support and maintenance for the space of twelve months from the date of the death of said deceased to be estimated according to the circumstances and standing of the family previous to the death of said deceased.
                                                                                           Martha Hataway 

Probate, John Hattaway: Estate Sale

Estate of John Hattaway, decd.
List of the sale of property of John Hattaway Sen. November 3 1888
1 Jenny Foot N. G. Stavely 70
1 lot coon hides R. C. Hawkins 41
1 Faucet & lot of leather W. T. Amerson 15
1 lot shoe tools James Bridges 45
1 lot hames, oxbows & c. L. J. Burgamy Jr. 15
1 box, brace & bit L. J. Burgamy, Sen. 1 20
1 foot adze Benjn. Amason 1
1 Hand Saw L. J. Burgamy, Sen. 70
1 Drawing Knife R. E. Dunham 90
1 Square & Hand aa R.E. Dunham 1 05
1 lot chisels Doct. Gibson 25
1 Augur & hammer L. J. Burgamy 40
Steel yards bucket & c. B. O. Hattaway Jun. 15
1 Pitch fork R. C. Hawkins 55
1 Spade & scoop Mrs. Hattaway 20
1 Plowstock #1 E. M. Murphy 75
"         "          #2 J. Q. Cobb 65
"         "          #3 E. M. Murphy 75
"         "          #4 E. M. Murphy 91
1 Farmers Friend plow W. T. Amerson 2 41
2 Plow stocks & harrow B. O. Hattaway Sen. 50
1 lot Plows #1 E. M. Murphy 55
"          "       #2 Doc May 25
"          "       #3 W. A. Wilkins 1 05
"          "       #4 D. C. Cumming Jun. 65
"          "       #5 J. Q. Cobb 1 05
1 lot hoes #1 B. O. Hattaway, Sen. 25
"         "      #2 Henry May 41
"         "      #3 D. C. Cumming Jun. 65
1 froe & briar hook B. O. Hattaway Sen. 55
1 bell & crowbar W. C. Motes 88
1 swingle tree & irons J. B. Hattaway 19
1 corn sheller Mrs. Hattaway 50
1 horse wagon & harness Wytly? Cumming 12
1 wheat cradle Ben. Amason 10
1 oxcart & yoke W. R. Wilson 6 05
80 bush. cottonseed @ 10 2/4 Doct. Gibson 8 40
1 mule Mrs. Hattaway 80
1 mare C. M. Joyner 10 50
20 b. Corn #1 @ 65 E. G. Amason 13
"          "      #2 @ 65 E. M. Murphy 13
"          "      #3 @ 61 E. G. Amason 12 20
"          "      #4 @ 60 E. G. Amason 12
1112 lb. fodder per 100 lb 60 July Cooper 10 27
1 black hog 1 choice Mrs. Hattaway 4
"      "      "     2 choice W. H. Burgamy 7 10
2 hogs in swamp Mrs. Hattaway 7
1 do. B. C. Hattaway 4 70
2 sows with claim R. E. Dunham 13
1 no horn cow & calf Jane Young 10
1 white faced cow & calf C. M. Joyner 13 25
1 white now horned cow Benjn Amason 21 70
1 no horned heifer J. O. Amason 13 50
1 Red bull July Cooper 7 15
1 Deep red ox R. E. Dunham 18 50
1 red ox E. G. Amason 22

Total

340 98
Georgia
Washington Co.
I, J. L. Hattaway, Temporary Administrator of the estate of John Hattaway decd hereby certify that the above account of the sale of the personal property of said estate is just and true.
John L. Hattaway

Temp. Adm.

Sworn to and subscribed before me May 28, 1889.
M. Newman Ordinary W.C.
Source: Washington County Probate Sales Book D ( 1872-1942), p. 258
 

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