Cox Property Settlement

Trenton (Gibson County) Library Archives
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We the undersigned have this day allotted and set apart to Teresa Cox Widow of Enos Cox dec'd and to three orphan children of said dec'd to wit: Mary Ann Cox, James E. Cox and Teresa E. Cox the following property under an act of the General Assembly passed the 29th February 1856 Chapter 77.

Three beds, bedsteads and necessary bed clothing for each, one cow, one dozen knives and forks, one dozen cups and saucers, one dining table, two table cloths, eight chairs, one chest, one trunk, one wash basin, one bowl, one washing pot, two washing tubs, one chopping axe, one spinning wheel, one pair of cotton cards, all the cooking utensils (consisting of two small pots, one oven, one skillet, one frying pan), one ceive, one black mare, two ploughs, two hoes, one set of plough gear, one man's saddle, one lady's saddle, two riding bridles, all the corn now standing on the plantation providing it shall not exceed twenty-five barrels, five hundred bundles of fodder, all the bacon on hand which we suppose to be about one hundred pounds, fifteen head of hogs, all the poultry on hand, five head of sheep, one Bible, one hymn book, one loom and gear, ten bushels of wheat, fifty pounds of coffee and fifty pounds of sugar.

This 16th September 1856

Dennis Tatum
J. W. Lyon
Jeremiah Hays

Submitted by Jean Bell
© 2001-present Lauderdale County Coordinator

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