Widow's Allowance. Estate of John Rupart. Packet 1439.
Family History Library microfilm 2032592.
Schedule of property set off by the appraisers to Barbary Rupard widow of John Rupard decd
One cow appraised at ------------ $12.00
Six hogs [appraised at] ---------- $12.00
One Bed [appraised at] ----------- $7.00
Given under my hand this ------- day of ------- 1832.
Philip AndrewDavid WileyPeter Guisinger
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This document absolutely boggles my mind! Surely this can't be all that was set aside for her? Perhaps it was in addition to what was mentioned in John's will in which he bequeathed “unto my wife Barbara all her clothing bed and beding her Spinning wheel and reel all my household furniture which I may have at my decease, during her natural life time and also all the rents interest and income of my place for her Support and maintenance during her natural life, and after her decease I allow my real and personal property to be sold by my executor...”