Walter Dunn Estate Inventory
Lenoir County, North Carolina




Lenoir Co, NC Record Book, 1738-1866 - NC Archives

This document has no date and it is not known if this refers to Walter Dunn Sr. (1751-1841) or his son Walter Dunn Jr. (1788-1850). Walter Jr. died in 1850 and in the census of the same year, there were 10 people in his household and would probably have had more than three feather beds as mentioned below. Walter Sr. died in 1841.

Inventory of Walter Dunn Estate

1 lot of cotton in the seed
1 small quantity of wheat in chaff
9 bushels old wheat
41 heads of fat hogs
56 do poor ditto
39 head of cattle
1 yoke work stears
19 head geese
5 head of horses
3 feather beds, steads & furniture
1 breakfast & lot crockery
7 chairs (sitting)
1 pine table
2 ditto ditto (old)
2 prs firedogs (1 brass & 1 iron)
2 ditto tongs & shovel
1 chest and wearing apparel of dead
2 old pine chests
3 pine boxes (goods)
2 old spinning wheels
2 do side saddles
1 mans saddle, bridle &c
1 rolling counter
1 looking glass; 2 old cases & 5 bottles
2 chamber pots
1 pr old steel yards
1 coffee mill
1 loom & gear and 1 hand mill
4 sets plough gear
4 old ploughs
2 grubbing hoes
3 good weeding hoes
1 lot old hoes, 1 grubbing 2 weeding
1 old chisel & 2 iron wedges
1 shovel & 1 spade
2 stone pots & 3 jugs
1 small quantity of honey
2 dutch ovens & 1 frying pan
3 iron pots & 1 T kettle
2 skillets & 2 hackles
3 old griddles & 4 old baskets
2 iron pot racks
2 tubs & 1 water pail
5 wollin wheels
1 lot old barrells, guns, boxes, kegs, stands &c
2 old hand saws & 1 old crosscut do
15 bee hives
50 barrells new corn
4 1/2 do old ditto
4 old meat hogs heads
1 do rum ditto
2 old scythes & cradles
2 bread baskets
2 blank books & 1 T canister
1/2 dozen keys
4 reap hooks & 3 prs sheep shears
2 kegs & a small quantity of molasses
1 old ox cart wheels, body &c
1 lot of brick
1 lot of old iron of various kinds
3 old fat stands
1 ox yoke, 1 lot of shingles, L. 1 do checkin
2 1/2 lbs spun cotton
16 stacks blade fodder
15 ditto top ditto
2 brass brazed bells
1 bale of old leather and 1 old bugy
1 old grind stone
3 old books and one old slate
6 barrels and a piece of old pork
1 pr flat irons
2 old candle sticks & 1 lantern
2 cases of old razors
3 prs of old cards



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