Probate Records of John Gullett (d. 1821) of Kent County, Delaware
Know all men by these presents, That we Sarah Gullett and William Hopkins & Ezekiel Gullett of the county of Kent, are held and firmly bound unto the State of Delaware in the sum of Five Hundred dollars current money of said State, unto which payment well and truly to be made unto the said State, we bind ourselves, our heirs Executors and administrators, jointly and severally, firmly by these presents. Sealed with our seals, and dated at Dover, in Kent aforesaid, this eighth day of February one thousand eight hundred and twenty one.
THE CONDITION OF THE ABOVE OBLIGATION IS SUCH, That if the above bounden Sarah Gullett administratrix of all and singular the goods and chattels, rights and credits of John Gullett deceased, do make or cause to be made a true and perfect inventory of all and singular the goods and chattels, rights and credits of the said deceased, which have or shall come to the hands, possession of knowledge of the said Sarah Gullett or to the hands or possession of any other person or persons for her and the same so made, do exhibit or cause to be exhibited into the Register's office, for the county of Kent, aforesaid, on or before the eighth day of August next ensuing the date hereof; and the same goods and chattles, rights and credits of the said deceased, at the time of his death, or which at any time after shall come to the hands or possession of the aforesaid Sarah Gullett or to the hands or possession of any other person or persons for her do well and truly administer according to law. And further, do make make or cause to be made, a true and just account of her administration on or before the eighth day of February which shall fall in the year of our Lord, one thousand eight hundred and twenty two and all the rest and residue of the said goods and chattels, rights and credits which shall be found remaining upon the said administratrix account, the same being first examined and allowed by the Register for the probate of will and granting letters of administration, of Kent county aforesaid, shall deliver and pay unto such person or persons, respectively, as the said Register, by his decree or sentence, pursuant to the true intent and meaning of the laws of the ssid (sic) state, shall limit and appoint. And if it shall hereafter appear that any last will and testament was made by the deceased, and the executor or executors therein named, do exhibit the same into the Register's office, making request to have it allowed and approved accordingly, if the said within bounden Sarah Gullett being thereunto required, do surrender and deliver up the said letters of administration, (approbation of such testament being first had and wade [sic] in the Register's office) then this obligation to be void and of none effect, or else to remain in full force and virtue.
Sarah "X" Gullett (Seal)
Wm Hopkins (Seal)
Ezekiel Gullett (Seal)
SIGNED, SEALED AND DELIVERED
.............In the Presence of................
Administration Account of John Gullett
dated 13 March 1822
To Arthur Johns esquire Register of Kent County for the probate of Wills etc. Sarah Gullett administratrix of all and Singular the goods and chattels rights and credits which were of John Gullett dec'd presents the following account of her adm'n on said estate for adjustment.
The estate of the deceased 1821, Feb 8, To Cash paid for Letters of administration____________2.17 1821, Feb 8, " ditto " do Funeral expenses______________________8.00 1821, Feb 8, " appraisers fees _______________________________2.83 1821, Feb 17, " Cash paid Benj Harrington, Tax of 1820___________2.10 1821, Feb 27, " do paid Luff Lewis his Bill pr rect ________________7.23 1821, Mar 22, " do paid paid Wm Brinckle pr rect________________4.14 1821, Apr 14, " do paid John Cary pr rect_______________________7.98 1821, June 2, " do paid Dr. Wm Burton pr do___________________1.57 1821, June 2, " do paid Causey & Olliver pr do__________________4.34 1821, June 2, " do paid Molton Rickards pr do__________________4.24 1/2 1821, Jun 29, " do paid Jas R. Ralston pr do_____________________.20 1821, Jun 30, " do paid John Taylor, assignee of A. Satterfield______19.75 1821, July 2, " do paid Wm Nutter pr do______________________14.07 1821, July 6, " do paid Mary Hickman pr do_____________________.34 1821, Jul 29, " do paid David Watson pr do_____________________3.4_ 1821, Jul 30, " do paid John W. Collins pr do____________________5.57 1821, Oct 13, " do paid Neill & Mitchell pr do___________________2.30 1/2 1821, Oct 2, " do paid Joseph Gray pr do_______________________1.60 1821, Oct 20, " do paid Wm Potter pr do_______________________1.72 1821, Oct 26, " do paid R & W Williams pr do__________________17.55 1821, Oct 26, " do paid Ditto pr do___________________________34.08 1821, Oct 26, " do paid Peter T. Causey pr do___________________2.43 1/2 1821, Oct 27, " do paid George Gullett for this sum due him from his Mothers estate_________________26.65 1821, Oct 29, " Cash paid James B. Ralston pr rect________________15.07 1821, Nov 3, " Cash paid John Wallace pr do____________________5.35 1821, Nov 22, " Cash paid Isaac Jump pr do _____________________3.59 1821, Nov 23, " Cash paid James Johnson pr do __________________4.67 1822, Feb 13, " Cash paid James Hopkins, assignee of James Layton, on note__________________79.32 1/2 1822, Feb 14, " Cash paid Joshua Jester, his acct___________________12.07 ______________Commissions on $879.64 at 8 percent____________70.37 ______________To the Register for this acct_____________________3.14 _____________________________________________________367.28 1/2
Contra By amount of the Inventory ___________________________________851.59
" Cash on hand at the time of his death_________________________________5.67
" Cash rec'd of Jos Stafford ___________________________________________.37 1/2
" Cash rec'd of Ann Todd ____________________________________________.50
" Cash rec'd of Selah Fisher __________________________________________.50
" Cash rec'd of Ezekiel Gullett_______________________________________2.74
" Cash rec'd of Nancy Gray _________________________________________3.27
" Cash rec'd of James Hopkins _____________________________________15.00
Examined adjusted proved settled March 13th 1822 A Johns Reg
Final Administration Account of John Gullett
dated 12 August 1822
To A Johns Register...for Kent County, Sarah Gullett Adm'x of the estate of John Gullett dec'd presents the following final account of her administration of the said estate, for adjustment
Dr. The Estate of the deceased 1822, June 8, To This sum retained by Adm'x for the payment of Solomon Gullett and Zebediah Pritchett who intermarried with Nancy Gullett, amount of the valuation of lands (allotted?) them on the division of land which had belonged to John Gullett, Sen'r their father, and accepted by John Gullett, Jun'r this Intestate__________________________52.00 1822, June 8, To Cash paid James Hopkins amount of note, proved, date 22 Feb 1819 ______________________________95.80 1822, June 8, To Commissions on $373.81 at 8% ________________29.90 1822, June 8, To 805 p. bushels allowed for getting out and delivering Corn______________________________________14.32 1822, June 8, To 8 (cts?) pr bushel for delivering wheat___________1.52 1822, June 8, To the Register for this Acct _____________________3.14 _____________________________________________________196.68 Bal. unapp'd __________________________________________705.20 _____________________________________________________901.88
Contra 1822, March 13, By this balance unapp....this
1822, March 13, By Interest from Feb 8th 1822, 6 mo 4 days _______________________________________15.71
1822, March 13, By 179 1/4 Bushels of Corn raised in 1821 sold at 70 cts___________________________125.47
1822, March 13, By 19 bushels of Wheat sold at 126 cents (???) ____________________________________24.94
1822, March 13, By flax in the straw___________________________________________________________1.50
1822, March 13, By Oats ____________________________________________________________________2.00
1822, March 13, By 12 Gallons of Brandy sold at 45 cts ___________________________________________5.40
1822, March 13, By 5 stacks of fodder at 1.50 p. stack ____________________________________________7.50
1822, March 13, By Amount of Charges on books of the Intestate against Waitman Jones & wife_________96.00
1822, March 13, By Amount of Charges on books of intestate against Zachariah Jones & wife__________111.00
Examined adjusted proved & settled August 12, 1822 A Johns Reg
Distribution Account of John Gullett
dated 12 August 1822
To A. Johns Register (???) and for Kent County, Sarah Gullett admin'x of the Estate of John Gullett dec'd presents the following account distribution of the residue of the Estate of the Deceased, for adjustment.
_________________________________________________________________________ Dr. The Heirs of the Estate By Bal. unappd on acct this day Aug. 12, 1822 705.20 _________________________________________________________________________ Dr. Sarah Gullett, widow, By 1/3 of above balance 234.35 _________________________________________________________________________ Dr. Lavinia, wife of Zachariah Jones By Amt of Charges on books of John Gullett dec'd 111.00 By 1/8 of 2/3 of above bal 58.58 _________________________________________________________________________ Dr. Alexander Gullett By 1/8 of 2/3 of above bal 58.58 _________________________________________________________________________ Dr. Anna wife of Waitman Jones By accts of charges in books of deceased 96.00 By 1/8 of 2/3 of above bal 58.58 _________________________________________________________________________ Dr. Sally Gullett By 1/8 of 2/3 of above bal. 58.58 _________________________________________________________________________ Dr. Betsey Gullett (See?) the Guardian Acct By 1/8 of 2/3 of above bal 58.58 _________________________________________________________________________ Dr. Mary Gullett (See?) the Guardian Account By 1/8 of 2/3 of above bal 58.58 _________________________________________________________________________ Dr. Isaac Gullett (See?) the Guardian Account By 1/8 of 2/3 of above bal 58.58 _________________________________________________________________________ Dr. Charles Gullett (See?) the Guardian Account By 1/8 of 2/3 of above bal 58.58 _________________________________________________________________________
Distribution made Aug 12, 1822 A. Johns
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