Will of William Shepperd - 1794


Shepperd, William

will dated 31 Mar 1794, Albany

recorded 20 Dec 1794

heirs:

wife Jane
sons: Jonathan, William, Thomas, George, Robert, Richard
g/s: Robert Clench son of his dau Mary, [and] son of Benjamin Clench

exec:

Rev. Thomas Ellisson
Barent Van Allen
George Merchant

Inventory of Estate

Done at the request of Thomas Ellison, Barent Van Allen, and George Marchant

By J. Shepherd and William Shepherd values in pounds, shillings, and pence

One field of wheat about 25 acres 45. 0. 0
One field of oats 5. 0. 0
One field of potatoes 10. 0.0
One cow & calf 8. 0. 0
Four calves 2. 0. 0
Seven hoggs 8. 8. 0
Six hoggs 2. 8. 0
Mowing grass 10. 0.0
Eight sheep 4. 0. 0
One ram 2. 10. 0
One wagon 24. 0.0
One sleigh 6. 0. 0
One whipple tree chair 0. 4. 6
One dung fork 0. 6. 0
One Negro wench & child 70. 0. 0
Two Negro boys, Peter & Titus 30. 0. 0
One dinning table 2. 0. 0
One kitchen table 0. 12. 0
Four Windsor chairs 0. 12. 0
One square jarrier 0. 12. 0
One China sugar dish & 0. 7. 0 milk pot
One silver sugar tongs 1.4. 0
Four cups & saucers 0.3. 0
One cherry field bed 4. 10. 0
One high front bed sted 2. 10. 0 two tin canisters
One pr. brass headed and 2. 10. 0 irons
One pr. kitchen and irons 0. 12. 0
One pr. tongs & shovel, 0. 8. 0 skimmer & ladle
Three large iron pots 3. 0. 0
Three pewter dishes 0. 10. 0
One grid iron 0. 4. 0
Two tea kettles 0. 10. 0
One pr. Brass candlesticks 0. 16. 0
One pr. smoothing irons 0. 4. 0
One feather bed, bed- 8. 0. 0 quilt & table cloth
One mattress 2. 10. 0
Two green rugs 1. 16. 0
Three blankets 1.16. 0
Five pr. Sheets 4. 0. 0
Two axes 0. 6. 0
One ironing table 0. 4. 0
One knott bowl 0. 2. 0
One peck ax 0. 5. 0
One brass kettle 1. 8. 0
One spider 0. 2. 6
Two sett curtains 2. 18. 0
One bed quilt 0. 12. 0
One stove & pipe 4. 10. 0

The preceding is the property located at Millton, Saratoga County

One Mahogany desk & book case 20. 0. 0
One looking glass 0. 16. 0
Six pictures 1. 10. 0
One Mahogany bed sted 6. 0. 0
Two round tea tables 2. 8. 0
Six green chairs 2. 8. 0
Two Windsor chairs 0. 10. 0
One dining table 2. 10. 0
One round server 0. 8. 0
Two feather beds 10. 0. 0
Six pillows 2.0 .0
Three boulsters 1. 10. 0
One tea chest 1. 4. 0
Nine silver tea spoons 2. 14. 0
Six table spoons 6. 0. 0
One warming pan 0. 14. 0
One Franklin stove 8. 0. 0
One small close stove 2. 14. 0
One large close stove 4. 10. 0
One pr. Small andirons 1. 16. 0
One brass kettle 2. 4. 0
One brass kettle 0. 16. 0
One coffee pott 1. 0. 0
One copper saucepan 0.4. 0
Three iron Potts 0. 16. 0
One pr. kitchen and irons 1. 4. 0
One pr. tongs & shovels 0. 12. 0
16 pewter dishes 2. 0. 0
Three pewter dishes 0. 12. 0
Two pewter dishes 0. 7. 0
Three water plates 1. 4. 0
One pewter funnel 0. 3. 0
One Dutch bible 2. 10. 0
One copper fry pan 0. 16. 0
Two pr. Sheets 4. 4. 0
One counter pan 2. 5. 0
One dripping pan 0. 5. 0
One cullender 0. 2. 0
One cover plate 0. 1. 0
One doz. patty pans 0. 6. 0
Two fire buckets & bags 1. 10. 0
One iron back 5. 0. 0
Four window curtains 1. 4. 0
One pr. Curtain calico 4. 10. 0
One old desk 0. 10. 0
˝ doz. pictures 0. 18. 0
One spider 0. 2. 0
Cast steel 1. 10. 0
One mattress 1. 16. 0
One saw 0. 4. 0
One ax, four green rugs 1. 12. 0
One silver mounted sword 7. 0. 0
One pr. Candlesticks 1. 0. 0
Two pr. blankets 4 .4.0
Three pr. sheets 2. 8. 0

Book Accounts:

John Ten Broeck       0. 10. 3
John Stevenson       3. 4. 0
John W. Wendell      7. 13. 0
John Taylor --------
Robert Livingston 1. 18. 0
Cornelius Cuyler 4. 9. 4
Walter Vrooman Wemple 0. 14. 0
Joshua Bloore 375. 6. 4
Moses Hudson 1. 0. 0
Henry Cuyler      [probably #334]       1. 6. 4
Thomas L. Witbeck 0. 11. 0
Arie La Grange 0. 14. 0
Peter Dall 0. 5. 0
John Nicholson 0. 7. 9
Peter D. Beekman 0. 19. 0
Simon Metcalf 1. 4. 0
James Bartley 0. 17. 3
Samuel Stringer       0. 16. 9
John (Monia)       0. 10. 7
Philip Van Rensselaer       10. 5. 10
George Wray       0. 7. 6
James Loury 0. 17. 4
Issac Fryer 0. 5. 0
William Carr 0. 8. 0
John Murphy 2. 0. 0
Peter Schuyler 0. 8. 0
James Caldwell      0. 2. 0
Jacob Cuyler 0. 3. 0
John Dunkin 0. 10. 6
Abraham G. Lansing       0. 8. 0
Isaac Denninston 0. 11. 0
Casparus Hewson 0. 2. 0
Theodorus Vn. W. Graham      0. 1. 0
Robert McClallen       0. 2. 0
James Bleecker 0. 2. 6
John Ten Eyck 0. 1. 0
Richard Sill 0. 4. 6
Matthew Trotter 0. 7. 6
John Ostrander - bond & mortgage 420. 13. 1
Philip Van Renselaer       note      $64161/2 Hugh McAdams 24. 7. 0
Hugh Denniston 0. 15. 0
Patrick McKill 0. 5. 0
Joseph Kelly 0. 18. 6
Rutger Bleecker 0. 3. 0
Ickabod Squires 0. 2. 6
Richard Skinner 0. 2. 0
George Mulhinch 2. 3. 2
Simon Dewitt      0. 3. 9
Samuel Scholthorp 0. 8. 0
Gen. Moses Hazen 0. 1. 6
James Bloodgood 0. 6. 0
Thomas S. Diamond 0. 3. 6
Capt. Ephriam V. Veghten       0. 2. 0
Mr. Bunvill      0. 1. 0
Cornelius Van Sentvoort       0. 2. 11
Henry Staats 0. 2. 11
John F. Pruyn 1. 1. 5
John McDowel 0. 4. 0
Widow Pruyn 1. 18. 11
Noss Everson 0. 16. 6
Gregory Grant 1. 10. 4
Jacob Wendell 0. 9. 0
Garret Staats 0. 2. 6
William Van Ingen 0. 5. 6
Mr. Richardson 1. 0. 0
Nehemiah Hart 0. 4. 0
Leonard Gansevoort 0. 2. 0
Richard Dunkin 1. 12. 0
Widow V. Rensselaer 0. 1. 3
Henry Wendell 0. 2. 0
Thomas V. James 0. 8. 0
John I. Van Rensselaer - note 2. 0. 0
Stephen I. Schuyler & Philip Cuyler, executors of the last will & testament of Marg. Schuyler – bond      26. 4. 6
Seth Sherwoods 19. 12. 0

Three vices 2. 15. 0
Two beck irons 1. 0. 0
One pr. small shears 0. 6. 0
One screw plate 0. 16. 0
One pr. tongs 0. 6. 0
One crosscut saw 0. 10. 0
One mill saw 1. 0. 0
One tenant saw 0. 6. 0
One bullet mould 1. 4. 0
One pr. stocks 0. 7. 0
Four grindstones 0. 16. 0
One large wheel 2. 0. 0
One (?) & iron 5. 0. 0
11 buffs & (glasses) 1. 12. 0
One cutter’s anvil 2. 10. 0
780= plate iron 19. 10. 0

Total assessed value of this estate: 1376. 10. 6

Date of Inventory: 25 June 1794

only a calendar listing - will on file at Surrogate's office


notes

Will printed in Abstracts of the Wills, pp.121, 124.

Transformed by JP


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