Contributed by Peggy Fischer, May 2001


The Will of William Stogsdill
1848 Pulaski County, Kentucky
Wills...FHL #0804642


Pulaski County Ky Feby 10th 1848
Be it known to all persons that I William Stogsdill being old & infirm & feeble in Body but Sound in mind & Intelect but Knowing from the Course of nature, that my time is not long in this World I here leave my last Will and Testament which is as follows (towit) my Will and Desire is that at my Decease that my first Survey of land Except apart that now belongs to Shad Stogsdill shall be Equally Divided as to Valuation between my two Grandaughters Dice Lasly & Sally Eaton & their Children forever and I hereby Entail the same to them and their Children to have and to hold forever In Witness Whereof I hereunto fix my hand and seal the day and date above written signed & sealed
William x Stogsdill
In presence of Witness John Bobbitt   Thomas Cox

State of Kentucky Pulaski County
At a County Court held for the County aforesaid at the Courthouse thereof in the Town of Somerset on monday the 16th day of April 1849 This writing purporting to be the last Will and testament of William Stogsdill De'd was this day produced in Court and proven by the oaths of John Bobbitt and Thomas Cox Subscribing Witnesses thereto to be the act and Deed of the said William Stogsdill De'd and being Examined and approved of by the Court was ordered to be Recorded and the same is done accordingly
Att. Will. M. Fox Clk


A true and Just Inventory & appraisement of all the Estate of William Stogsdill Deceased which was produced to us by his Shadrick Stogsdill administrator
one wooden Clock.....5.00
one Trunk.....1.00
one Square Table.....1.00
one Crepboard & furniture.....1.75
one oven and pot.....1.00
one Kettle.....2.00
one Churn & Piggin..... .25
one Bed & Stead.....1.00
one hatchet.....1.50
One Cotton Wheel..... .50
One flax Wheel..... .50
one check Reel..... .25
one Armed chair..... .37 1/2
one Looking glass & coffee mill..... .25
one lot farming tools.....1.75
Iron Wedge & drawing Knife.... .50
one pided heifer.....5.50
one white Stear.....3.50
one old Cow.....1.50
one lot hogs.....8.00
one horse Saddle & Bridle.....15.00
one Empty Barrel..... .50
lot Ducks & Chickens..... .75
2 head sheep..... .87 1/2
cash on hand....1.50
one rasor & spectacles..... .12 1/2
cradle handings & fire shovel..... .50


I Do Certify that the foregoing Inventory contain all the Personal Estate of William Stogsdill Ded. which hath come to my hands May 5th 1849 Shadrick Stogsdill

We do Certify that the written appraisement was truly and Justly made of the personal property of William Stogsdill Dec which was produced to us by his Administrator to the best of our Judgment all of which we Respectfully report to the Pulaski County Court Given under our hands this may 5th 1849
John Bobbitt
William Taylor
Milton G. Sewell


State of Kentucky
Pulaski County
At a County Court held for the County aforesaid at the Courthouse - thereof in the Town of Somerset on Monday the 21st day of May 1849 This Inventory & appraisement of the personal Estate of William Stogsdill Decd was produced to the Court and being Examined and approved of by the Court was ordered to Recorded and the same is done accordingly Att Will M. Fox Clk


Sale Bill of the personal Estate William Stogsdill Decd May 5th 1849
Wm Eaton...one Clock...$3.12 1/2
Same ....one table....1.50
Same....one crepboard....1.00
Same....one lot Dishes & plates.... .20
Same....pitcher Bowl & peppe Bat.... .20
Same....pot and oven....1.30
Same....one trunk....1.00
Same....Glass coffe mill rasor __..... .10
A Swiber....armed Chair...paid .30
Geo Fitman....Bed stead
William Eaton....one Bed.... .10
Joseph Inabit...1 hatchet....1.50
B Randal....1 Reel.... .12 1/2
William Eaton....1 flax Wheel....1.00
Same....1 Cotton Wheel.... .40
Jo Inabnit....1 kettle....2.30
B Randal....1 Wedge & Drawing Knife.... .25
Wm Easton....1 plough & Cle___.... .25
Rich & Bradley...1 Hoe... .50
B Bullock....1 axe.... .30
Same...1 Lot Poultry... .45
Samuel Woodall....1 Steer....3.75
Same....1 Heifer...6.55
Wm Owens....1 old Cow....2.50
Geo Pitman....3 Hogs....2.25
James Taylor....2 D....5.40
Logan Inabnit....2 Sheep....1.20
John Owens....Horse Saddle & Bridle....20.25
Wm Eaton....Churn & Shovel....

State of Kentucky
Pulaski County Sct
At a County Court held for the County ____ __ Courthouse thereof in the Town of Somerset on Monday the 21st day of May 1849 This account of Sales of the Estate of William Stogsdale Decd was produced to the Court and being examined and approved by the Court was ordered to be Recorded and the Same is done accordingly Att Will M Fox Clerk

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