William McBride Sr dec’d1

Execution Bond Filed 11th Nov 1831 approved  James Thompson, Judge of Probate Recorded in pages 25 & 26

Know all men by these presents that we Archibald Thompson Senr, John Anderson Senr Samuel Douglass  & Samuel Hill of the county of Randolph and State of Illinois are held & firmly bound unto the people of the State of Illinois in the penal sum of five hundred dollars, current money of the United States, which payment will & truly to be made & performed, we, & each of us, bind ourselves, our heirs, executors, & administrators, jointly, severally, & firmly by these presents– Witness our hands & seals, this 14th day of Nov, 1831.

We condition of the above obligation is such, that if the above bound Archibald Thompson Senior & John Anderson Senr executors of the last will & testament of William McBride Senr, dec’d, do make or cause to be made, a true and perfect inventory of all & singular the good & chattels, rights  & credits, lands, tenements & hereditaments & the rents & profits issuing out of the same, of the said deceased, which have or shall come to the hands, prossession, or knowledge of the said Archibald Thompson Senr & John Anderson Senr, or into the possession of any other person for them & the same so made do exhibit in the court of probate for the said county of Randolph, as required by law; & also make, & render a just & fair account of their actings & doings as such executors to said court, when thereunto lawfully required, & to well & truly fulfil the duties enjoined on them in & by said will; & shall moreover pay, & deliver to the persons entitled thereto, all the legacies & bequeasts contained in said will so far as the estate of the said testator will thereunto extend according to the value thereof, & as the law shall charge them, & shall in general, do all other acts which may from time to time be required of them by law, then this obligation to be void, otherwise to remain in full force & virtue.  (note all original signatures)

Arch’d Thomson Senr (SEAL) John Anderson Senior (SEAL) Samuel Douglass (SEAL)

Samuel Hill (SEAL)

Signed, sealed & delivered in the presence of & attest by James Thompson, Judge of Probate

An Inventory and Appraisment of the personal property of William McBride

An Inventory and Appraisment of the personal property of Wm. McBride Senior Deceased made this 9th day of December 1831 by James Anderson, Andrew McTERRON (note: is scratched out and Robert Thompson written over the top) Robert Thompson and John Anderson JUN Appointed for that purpose by the Judge of Probate

Articles Appraised

1 coffee mill and canister tumbler  75 cents
wheel and cusdz  $2.00
2 butter keggs $1.00
1 washing tub  62.1/2 cents
1 churn and staff  75 cents
2 water buckets  75 cents
1 kegg  50 cents
2 small pails  50 cents
2 coolerz  50 cents
1 bell collar and buckel  $1.00
1 skilet and lid  50 cents
1 pot hooks and lid  $1.00
1 axe and tsou (?) wedge  75 cents
3 bowls  50 cents
5 platez  50 cents
1 lot tea cups and saucerz & bowl  75 cents
2 tin pans  $1.12 1/2
1 lot pewter  $1.25
1 lot knivez and forks  25 cents
4 spoons  25 cents
4 tin cups  40 cents
1 lot books  $1.00
4 chairz $1.50
1 Table  $1.00
1 ssot (?) Large  $1.50
1 coffee pot  25 cents
2 barrelz and half bushel  $1.25
1 Meat Tub  $1.00
1 hoe  50 cents
1 par Gurz and collar  $1.25
1 man saddle  $3.00
1 slay single tree and clvisez  (?) $1.25
1 speckled steer  $6.00
1 white calf  $2.25
1 red and white cow  $9.00
1 lot hogs  $13.50
1 bee hive  $1.00

Amount of apprase bill  $60.90

We the undersigned subscriberz having been appointed and qualified to appraise and value the personal property of William McBride Senr Deceased, do certify that the foregoing is a true valuation or appraisement of the said property so far as the same have come to our sight or knowledge – – – – –

Given under our handz and seals thiz 9th day December A. d. 1831 – – – – – – –

James Anderson (SEAL)
John Anderson (SEAL)
Robert Thompson (SEAL)

We do solemnly swear that the foregoing apprais bill is true & correct to the best of our knowledge

Sworn to & subscribed before me this 31st day of Decr 1831

James Thompson, Judge Of Probate
Arch Thomson Senr )
John Anderson Senior)   Executors

Account of the Executors of the estate of William Bride Deceased

The Executors of the estate of William Bride Deceased In Account Dr

To amount of Sale Bill as per Sale Bill on file – – – – $58.23
Interest on Sale notes – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – –  2.55 1/2  (note: difficult to read)
Debt due from John HILL – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – –  25.00
Recd of the estate of A. Thompson – – – – – – – – – – –   6.00

Amount – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – 91.78 1/2
Amountz of creditz – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – 16.63
Remaining in the handz of executorz  – – – – – – – – – – 75.15 1/2

We solemnly swear that the foregoing account current with the estate of William McBride DECD, is true & correct to the best of our knowledge & belief

sworn to & subscribed before me this 29th day of Jany 18342

James Thompson, Judge of Probate
John Anderson Senior Exer
John Thompson Exr of A. Thomson Estate

Reference: Court House Randolph Co. Illinois – Estate File Of William McBride, Sr. 1831 BOX 82 (copy in my possession).

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Footnotes

  1. There was no will in the file box. 
  2. Archibald Thompson was deceased by the date of 29 Jan 1834