Contributed by Susan Chance-Rainwater, Jul 2001
Estate Settlement of John Tarter
1853-1854 Pulaski County, Kentucky
Book 4, p 195
Pulaski Co., KY Will Book 4, pgs 195 - 195
June 6th, 1853
I, John S. Kendrick, presiding Judge of the Pulaski County Court [met ?] William Weddle, administrator of John Tarter, deceased, agreeable to notice here filed for the purpose of auditing and settling the [accounts ?] with the Admn. of John Tarter, deceased.
On examination find chargable to the administrator
to Sale Bill $67.37 Cash on hand 58.85 Note on William Weddle balance with interest 24.06 Alfred Tarter note 3.00 Interest on same 2.79 David & John Trimble's Note 20.00 Interest on same 11.30 William Weddle's AP@** .50 Judgement vs William Tarter in G. W. Gaines 4.25 Negro Girl sold at May court for 554.00 with interest for date, on [unreadable] of 3 mos Interest on same for 3 months 8.31 ------- $753.43 Same Cr. J. F. Barker's fee bill .50 Witnesses fee bill, A. J. Floyd 2.00 M. G. McAlister's AP@ for shrouding 8.13 Stephen C. Floy, receipt for coffin 1.00 G. W. Gaines, receipt 1.00 Tax receipt for 1851 .68 George Dalton, receipt .50 Reuben Pierce's receipt given to W. Tarter and paid by William Weddle 2.00 William McDaniel's receipt 1.00 Witness fee bill, G. W. Gaines 2.50 J. R. Simpson, receipt .75 Solomon Turpin's receipt for part of Judgement against administrator 24.00 T. Suber (S.P.C.)* receipt in full of an execution in favor of Turpin vs Administrator 23.84 Tax receipt for 1852 .35 Solomon Turpin's receipt, part of judgement of Turpin vs Administrator 50.00 Cash paid to equal division of slaves as paid by B. Smiths & J. S. Kendrick's receipt commission 22.33 Judgement of Solomon Turpin vs Adams 45.00 Witness fee bill, Katy Jones 2.50 Solomon Turpin receipt as part of judgement Turpin vs Administrator 45.00 Witness fee bill Reuben Pierce 2.50 Lawyers fees in all cases save the attachment which is referred to next settlement 170.00 ------ $405.58 Allowance to Administrator 55.00 County Judge's fee 1.50 ------ $462.08 462.08 ------ 291.35
Amount in hand of Administrator as shown by this settlement, two hundred and ninety one dollars and 35 cents. All of which is respectfully reported to the County Court, June 6th 1853.
John S. Kendrick, PJPCC
Pulaski Co., KY, Will Book 4, pgs 328-329
May 29th, 1854
This day, William Weddle, administrator of John Tarter, deceased, according to notice filed, applied to the undersigned presiding judge to make settlement as administrator of said decedant's estate and on examination find chargable, vis:
To amount on former settlement $291.35 Int on $250 of the above for 3 months 11.50 ------- 302.85 Same Ct. John Tarter's witness certificate 2.50 William P. Muse " " 2.50 Arche Nicholson " " 2.50 John P. Bruce receipt - advertising 1.50 Nancy Trimble AP@ proven AP@ 7.87 Tax receipt for 1853 1.02 County clerk fee bill 1.56 " " fee bill 1.12 Lawyers fees in the attachment which was not allowed on 1st settlement 20.00 Jacob Tarter AP@ receipted 50.00 John Crawford's receipt for [unknown] 2.00 Amount of AP@ J. M. Weddle, one of the appraisers 1.00 T. Suber fee bill - sheriff 4.00 An additional allowance to Administrator 25.00 Lawyer fees for advice to Adm. receipt 5.00 Supposed clerk's fees for record .75 County judge's fee 1.50 ------ $130.22 $130.22 ------- $172.53
This settlement shows the administrator indebted to the heirs of John Tarter, deceased, one hundred and seventy two dollars and 53 cents.
All of which is respectfully reported, May 29th, 1854.
John S. Kendrick, PJPCC
Commonwealth of Kentucky, Pulaski Co. Sct.
At a county court held for the county aforesaid at the courthouse thereof in the town of Somerset, on Monday the 18th of July, 1854, the foregoing settlement of accounting with William Weddle, administrator of the estate of John Tarter, deceased, having laid over more than one term as required by law, and no exceptions being filed thereto, was examined and approved by the court and ordered to be recorded and the same together with this certificate hath been duly noted to record in my office.
Att. J. D. Allcorn, Clerk
** AP@ - not clear what this abbreviation means
* S.P.C. Sheriff Pulaski County
Transcribed from photocopies of the original.
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