Widow's Provisions - Elizabeth Reaves
Greene County, North Carolina
Estate Records pg 96
4 Nov 1840
Recorded Nov Term 1840
Pursuant to the annexed order directed to us the undersigned committee - commanding us to lay off one year's support to widow Elizabeth Reaves and family we met on the 4th day of Nov 1840 and laid off as follows to wit 35 barrels of corn 4 blade stocks of fodder 5 bushels of peas 15 head of hogs, one cow and calf, 40 lbs of picked cotton 25 lbs of coffee $375. 40 lbs of sugar $48, 10 gallons of molasses $4 one th (?) of spice & one th of peper 3/- 4 gallons Vinegar 12/- 2 barrels of flower $12 and 2 bushels of wheat 3 gallons of spirits $2.25 One sow and 6 pigs all the collards and turnips all the potatoes on hand all the Spun Stuff and domestic cloth on hand all the poultry 10 lbs of flax from the Swindle 15/- 5 lbs of wool 20/- 2 bushels of Salt 15/- all the dried fruit on hand the picking of the fields at home one bed and furniture and one wheel and one pair of cards.
Given under our hands and seals this 4th day of Nov. 1840.
James Albritton (Seal)
Benja. Canaday (Seal)
Bryant H. Sanders (Seal)
Attest H. Miller J.P.
North Carolina }
Greene County } November Term 1840
Then was the foregoing report of years support made in Open Court confirmed and ordered to be recorded.
Attest James Williams Clk
Henry Best DC
Note: An estate settlement in Greene County identifies Elizabeth Reaves' deceased spouse as Thomas Reaves.