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From the probate records of James Guthrie, Washington County, Illinois
Transcribed by Michael Jones

Names which appear in James Guthrie's probate records

Adams, Hugh
Adams, William
Auld, William
Ayers, Wm.
Boyd, John
Cady, Moses
Cameron, James
Carrack, Robert (Rob't)
Carrack, Robert Jr.
Carrick, Robert (Rob't)
Carrick, Robert Jr.
Carson, J.
Elwell, John C.
Franklin, Gillis
Franklin, Minor
  Gallegg Wm.
Garner, F. B.
Gordon, Clark
Guthrie, James (Guthery, J.)
Guthrie, Margaret
Guthrie, Robert
Henry, G. Z.
Herring, D. W.
Hutchings, W. W.
Jones, E. B.
Logan, Reuben
Logan, William
Looney, Robert
Luna, Robert
McAlister, David
McCloy, James
  McCloy, John
McConnell, Thomas
McElhanon, Wm. H.
McEwing, James
Morton, James
Perie, Cornelius
Rice, J. M.
Smith, Robert
Todd, Joseph
Torrens, Francis
Torrens, John
Torrens, Joseph
Watts, Amos
White, John
Williamson, A. S.


Appraisers

Hugh Adams, John Boyd, and Robert Looney weer chosen to be appraisers
of James Githerie's estate, 23 September 1852.
They signed their oath 18 October 1852.

Administrator

John C. Elwell was the administrator of James Guthrie's estate.
Sale bill of goods and chattles of the personal property of
James Guthrie dec'd late of Washington County of the State of Illinois

Robert Carrick   one pair of swifts   0.50
W. W. Hutchings   one saddle   4.00
Rob't Carrack   one box of trinkets   0.50
Rob't Carrick   one box scraps of iron   0.25
Wm. H. McElhanon   3 pairs hinges & hooks   0.81 2/3 (?)
James McEwing   3 axes and 8 horse shoes   0.43 1/4
Rob't Guthrie   1 ax   0.30
Robt Guthrie   1 ax   0.30
Rob't Carrack   1 corn shovel   1.05
John Torrens   1 keg tar   0.35
Robert Luna   1 ? saw   0.85
Wm. Gallegg   1 iron square   0.75
Wm. Gallegg   1 rule   0.35
W. W. Hutchings   1 pitchfork   0.35
J. C. Elwell   1 manure fork   0.85
Hugh Adams   wheelbarrow iron   0.75
E. B. Jones   steelyards   0.85
W. W. Hutchings   1 horse collar and ? gears   1.50
E. B. Jones   1 pair gears   1.00
Gillis Franklin   1 pair drawing chairs   0.45
James McCloy   1 feed trough ?   0.25
WMinor Franklin   1 barrel   1.00
E. B. Jones   1 barrel   0.37 1/2
F. B. Garner   1 stone jug   0.45
Rob't Carrick jun.   3 barrels   0.40
Margaret Guthrie   1 plow   2.60
E. B. Jones   1 plow   2.30
23.17 1/2
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Amount of page first brought forward 23.17 1/2
Wm. Adams   one plow and maul     0.25
James Cameron   one single tree and 2 ox yoke rings     0.50
Minor Franklin   Sengrass (?) rope     0.30
Cornelius Perie   one hoe     1.10
Joseph Torrens   one Sock (?) chain and tar keg     1.00
Rob't Smith   one iron tooth harrow     1.65
Hugh Adams   one pair stretchers and draw chain     0.50
Rob't Luna   one bee hive     2.55
Rob't Luna   one bee hive     2.15
Rob't Luna   one bee hive     2.25
Rob't Luna   2 bee hive     1.80
W. W. Hutchings   1 scythe blade     0.55
John Boyd   1 wagon bolster (?)     0.10
Francis Torrens   1 sled     1.00
James McCloy   1 harrow frame     1.30
Rob't Carrack   1 hog frame     0.50
Rob't Carrack   1 hog coop     2.00
David McAlister   1 wagon   45.00
Reuben Logan   30 lot castor beans at 1.2 cts per bu.   37.80
Reuben Logan   1 wagon sheet     1.80
John Torrens   1 curry comb & brush     0.25
James McEwing   1 wheat f(?)   14.60
Rob't Luna   8 shoats at $2.05per head   24.00
Rob't Luna   8 shoats at $3.00 per head   16.40
Robert Carrack   2 Sows at $4.20 per head     8.40
Robert Carrack   1 sow     5.00
Wm. H. McElhanon   1 hog     4.55
Clark Gordon   1 sorrel horse   75.50
John McCloy   1 black mare   48.00
Wm. Ayers   1 sorrel mare   25.00
Thomas McConnell   1 sorrel colt   21.00
Amount brought from page 1st and page 2nd 369.97 1/2
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Amount brought from page first and page second 369.97 1/2
Hugh Adams   one mule     40.00
John McCloy   1 tenant(?) saw       0.25
Margaret Guthrie   16 1/2 flax seed at 99 1/2 cts per bu.     16.41 3/4
Margaret Guthrie   2 barrels & 1 bee gum       0.25
Robert Carrack   1 stack oats       8.00
Moses Cady   1 stack oats     10.30
Rob't Carrack jun   1 stack oats       2.90
A. S. Williamson   1 stack hay       4.12 1/2
Joseph Todd   1 stack hay       2.00
D. W. Herring   1 roan cow     10.50
Minor Franklin   1 red cow     15.80
Wm. Logan   1 white cow     13.05
Rob't Luna   2 steers three years old     29.50
Hugh Adams   2 yearling steers     16.10
A. S. Williamson   1 yearling heifer       8.00
Robert Carrack   1 calf       5.00
Moses Cady   1 white calf       4.20
Robert Carrack jun   1 brindle calf       4.00
Minor Franklin   1 black calf white back       3.60
E. B. Jones   33 rows corn lot No 5     11.00
David McAlister   33 rows corn lot No 4     16.50
Moses Cady   40 rows corn lot No 6     15.25
Rob't Luna   40 rows corn lot No 7     14.00
Rob't Luna   47 rows corn lot No 8     15.00
      $ 650.11 3/4
We, the Clerk and Crier of the goods and chattels and personal property of the Estate of
James Guthrie dec'd of Washington Co. Ills. Certify that the above sale bill is correct.
October 19th 1852         J. M. Rice Clk.
      G. Z.Henry Auct.
 

Lands of James Guthrie

Schedule of lands the estate of James Guthrie deceased late of Washington County State
of Illinois
NE quarter of Section 20 in township 3 Range 3 W the SE 1/4 of which is said to be

deeded to R Carrick which leaves 120 Acres held by pattent   120 acres
SE 1/4 of NW 1/4 of Section 33 in township 3 S range 3 W the east half of which is said to
deeded to R Carrick held by pattent   20 acres
NE 1/4 of NW of Section 33 in township No 3 S range No 3 W   40
SW 1/4 of SE of Section 17 in township No 3 S range No 3 W of which
Lands is held by pattent or duplicate
  40
John C. Elwell admr.                 220 acres

Schedule of accounts due the Estate of James Guthrie deceased
James Morton account doutful   $10.75
J Carson Good   $1.20
    11.95 John C. Elwell admr.

Tax record ( receipt ) of James Guthrie, 1852, 1853

Received of John C. Elwell admistor Of James Guthrie
Nine dollars and 32 Cents, in full for both County and State Tax, for the year A.D. 1852,
on the following described tracts of land, together with his personal property, Viz:

Description Section Town Range Acres Value State Tax   County Tax
NE NE 20 3S 3W 40 120 0.72   0.34
NW NE 20 3S 3W 40 120 0.72   0.34
SW NE 20 3S 3W 40 120 0.72   0.34
W? SE SW 33 3S 3W 20 475 4.02    
NE NW 33 3S 3W 40 120 0.72   0.34
SW SE 17 3S 3W 40 120 0.72   0.34
            7.62   1.70 $9.32
        John White Collector, NC  

Received of John Elwell adm. of the Estate of J. Guthery
Five dollars and 66 cents in full for both county and State tax, for the year 1853, on the
following described tracts of land....

Description Section Town Range Acres Value State Tax   County Tax
SW SE 17 3S 3W 40 160 103   63, 64, 67
NE NE 20 3S 3W 40 160 103    
W1/2 NE 20 3S 3W 80 320 206    
Pt E 1/2 NW 33 3S 3W 60 240 154    
        2.20   $5.66    
        John White Collector, NC  

Miscellaneous receipts from the estate of James Gutherie
James Guthrie (?) to William Auld
to Stalking plow
$1.25
to his Coffin five dollars fifty cents      $5.50
  $6.75

Sep 11 1853
Allowed by County Court of Washington County Ill March 21st 1853
                              Amos Watts Clk

 

The Estate of James Guthrie deceased
To Robert Carrick Jr

To repairing Scythe       0.25
" one hog       3.00
" one day mowing oats       1.00
" one day work mowing hay       1.00
" 2 1/2 days work on flax       2.50
" 2 days work mowing hay       2.00
" 1 days work on hay       1.00
    $10.75

Allowed by County Court of Washington County Illinois
November 7th AD 1853                  Amos Watts Clerk

 

Received November 14th 1853 of John C. Elwell Admr of the Estate of James Guthrie
deceased the sum of Three hundred and Fifty one dollars in Money and Property it being
the full amount of my dower in the personal estate of my late husband
$351.00                                   Margaret A. X (her mark) Guthrie


 

 

I would enjoy corresponding with other researchers concerning the following
families. Thank you.       Mike Jones

  • Robert Carrick and Robert Carrick, Jr.
  • James, Margaret, and Robert Guthrie
  • Reuben Logan
  • William Logan

     


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