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Robert Payne
Estate, 1858

TSL&A Microfilm, A-5183
Probate Records (County or Chancery Court)
Estates (Loose Records) #1746


Transcribed by Jan Barnes
©2003

We James C. Payne, Robt. F. Payne and William S. Payne do certify that the foregoing division of land was done agreeable to our orders and that we jointly procured the same to be done.  Signed and sealed with our Seals this February the 23rd 1861.
                                                                                                 James C. Payne (Seal)
                                                                                                 Robert F. Payne (Seal)
                                                                                                 William S. Payne (Seal)

State of Tennessee    }
Sumner County          }
 Personally appeared before me, J. L. Bugg, Clerk of the County Court of said county J. C. Payne, Robt. F. Payne, & Wm. S. Payne the bargainors with whom I am personally acquainted and who acknowledged that they made & executed the foregoing agreement for the purposes therein contained.  Witness my hand at office this 7th October 1861.
                                                                                                 John L. Bugg, Clerk

7th October Paynes Plat & Certificate of the Division of their Father's Land.

Received for registration at 10 o'clock A. M. 7th October 1861.
Thos. Donoho, Dep. Reg.
State of Tennessee    }
Sumner County          }
 I, R. D. Moore, Register of said county hereby certify that the foregoing instrument was this day duly registered at office in Gallatin this 13th day of Nov. 1861.
                                                                                                 R. D. Moore Regr. S. C.
                                                                                                 by Thos. Donoho, Dep. Regr.

Divided the land of Robert Payne deceased between his sons William, Robert and James.
To James, Lot No. 1 containing 50 Acres, Beginning on a Spanish Oak in John Austin's N boundary line running east with Austin 80 poles to a rock thence N 100 poles to a rock in William Whites S boundary line thence West with White 80 poles to a rock thence South 100 poles to the beginning.

To Robert, Lot No. 2 containing 55 Acres, Beginning on three Post Oaks running West 160 poles to a rock, SE corner of Lot No 1 thence North Lot No. 1 55 poles to a rock thence East 160 poles to a rock thence S 55 poles to the beginning.

To William, Lot No. 3 containing 45 Acres, Beginning on a Post Oak in Reuben Whites S boundary running West 160 poles to a rock the NE corner of Lot No. 1 thence South Lot No 1, 45 poles to a rock, NW corner of Lot No. 2, thence E with Lot No. 2, 160 poles to a rock, the NE corner of Lot No. 2, thence N 45 poles to the beginning.
                                                                                                   W. A. Lovell Surveyor

An inventory of the personal Estate of Robert Payne, Dec'd
one brown horse

    one two horse wagon & harness

one Sorrel mare

    one 2 horse plow

one Bay colt     2 - 1 horse plows
one Sorrel Filley     2 hoes
one red cow and calf     1 Mattoe
one brindle cow & calf     1 syth & cradle
15 head of hog     2 chopping axes
one Bureau & 2 chests     1 handsaw
Two Dinning Tables     1 Drawing knife
one clock     2 augers
one cupboard     1 log chain
4 Bed steads     1 Shovel
4 Feather Beds & clothing     1 mans Saddle
1 Loom & gear     1 Lady Saddle
1 looking glass     2 Spinning wheels
6 chairs     1 Grind Stone
1 pair fire irons     1 Bible & hym Book
1 fire Shovel & tongues     1 lot of sundry   "
2 Smothing irons     1 Flax wheel
1 wash pot     1 Reel
3 ovens     1 water bucket
1 skillet     1 water pail 2 Peggers
352 lbs Tobacco     about 20 bushels of corn 500 lbs of
    Baron 500 sheafs of ____ and 500 of peas?
Money on hand $24.95

I certify that the above is a full and true inventory of the estate of Robert Payne, Dec'd
April 6th 1857            W.  S. Payne

Robert Payne Dec'd    Dr.
To Ter. Heermans
1857
July 9   For 2 pr mans Hip Boots 1.75        $3.50
State of Tennessee     }
Sumner County           }  Personally appeared this day Sylvanus Heermans before me Thos Buntin an acting Justice for said county and made oath that the above act. for three dollars and 50 cents as it stands charged is just and true to the best of his knowledge and belief.
Sworn to & subscribed before
me this July 1st 1858                     }  S. Heermans
Thos. Buntin (JP)

Vouchers of the Estate of Robt. Payne
No. 1  Ric'd Strother a/c

$ 3.16

No. 2  John M. Burney a/c  18.90
No. 3  Copelands a/c  19.09
No. 4  Dr. Waltons Bill  29.36
No. 5  J. H. Patterson    2.40
No. 6  W. W. Austin    3.87
No. 7  J. W. Spradlin  12.50
No. 8  Ter. Heermans a/c    3.50
No. 9  Tax receipts    6.69
 99.47

$3.50
Rec'd of W. S. Payne Extr. of Robert Payne three Dollars and 50 cents in full of the within act. this 1st June 1858.
Ter. Heermans
by S. Heermans

Robert Payne dec'd to T. J. Walton Dr.
1854
May "  To visit to self                       $3.00
May "  32 large doses Sul. Quin.     $1.00
May 8  To visit self & med.              $3.00
May 9  (unreadable)                          $3.00
May 6 visit from James Austins       $1.50
May 12  visit self & med.                  $3.00
May 10  visit self & med.                  $3.00
May 14  visit self & med.                  $3.00
May 16  visit self & med                   $3.00
                                                           $23.50
Int.                                                         2.99
                                                           $26.49
1857 Feb 10  By cash Cr. $10.00       10.00
                                                           $16.49
Int. 10 2/3 months                                   .87
                                                           $17.36                                                         
1857 Feb. 3rd, 5th, 8th
To 3 visits to self & one days
attendance                                        $12.00
                                                          $29.36
State of Tennessee
Sumner Co.                  }  Personally appeared T. J. Walton before me, Benj. Roney an acting Justice of the Peace for said County and made oath in due form of law that the above a/c of Twenty nine dollars and thirty six cents is after making all just credits, just and true.  Sworn to and subscribed before me this the 8th Jany 1858.
Benj. Roney (J. P.)
Thos. J. Walton

Robert Payne Cr.
1856   To W. W. Austin    Dr.
Dec. 5   1 pr shoes     1.75
Dec. 5   1 pr shoes     2.00
Dec. 5   pr laces?         .12 
                                    3.87
State of Tennessee
Sumner County           }  Personally appeared this day W. W. Austin before me S. Heermans an acting Justice for said county and made oath that the above act. against Robert Payne Dec'd for three Dollars and 87 cents is just and true as it stands charges to the best of his knowledge & belief - Sworn to and Subscribed before me this 20 June 1857.
S. Heermans  }        W. W. Austin
For Sumner County  }
Rec'd Mitchellville June 29th 1857 cash in full of ___  W. S. Payne Executor
W. W. Austin

Cross Plains   May 24 1856
Mr. Robert Payne Dec'd
Bal. of Richards & Strother
To 8th _____                          1.00
Aug 19  Bal on Goods ___     1.96
                                                2.96
Int. Year                                   .17
                                                3.16
State of Tennessee   }
Robertson County     }  Personally appeared before me, J. M. Copeland as acting Justice of the Peach for Robertson County S. G. Strother one of the firms of Richards & Strother and made oath in due form of Law that the above a/c of three Dollars and Sixteen cents as charged above against Robert Payne is Just and true after giving all Just credits, Feby 15, 1858.
J. M. Copeland (JP)                                S. G. Strother
Rec'd Feby 10 1859 of W. S. Payne Executor of Robert Payne dec'd three dollars and 20 cents in full for the above proven a/c.
Richards & Strother
by S. G. Strother

Cross Plains
Mr. Robert Payne, dec'd
To J. M. & J. A. Copeland        dr.
April 4th 1856 To 1 Bolt Domestic   4.75
May 23rd 1856 1 cedar bucket    .65
May 23rd 1856 1 pr boots for son   5.00
May 23rd 1856 1 pr shoes for son   1.85
August 20, 1856 1 pr Ladies shoes   1.65
August 20, 1856 1 pr shoes for self   1.85
August 20, 1856 1 pr shoes childs     .80
August 20, 1856 1  3/4 yds. Calico     .25
August 20, 1856 1/2 __ Pepper     .12
 16.92
Int. 12 months  1.01
 17.93
Int. from 1st Jan/58 to
7th Feby 1859
  1.16
19.09 


State of Tennessee
Robertson County  This day personally appeared before me H. L. Covington acting Justice of the Peace for said County J. M. Copeland one of the above firm and made oath in due form of law that the above act. of seventeen dollars and 93 cts. as stands charged against Robt. Payne dec'd is Just and true after giving all just credits.    J. M. Copeland
Sworn to and
Subscribed before me this the 1st Jany 1858
H. L. Covington (J. P.)


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