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Estate Records of Absolam Phillips, son of Ichabod Phillips & Sophia Lord

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27 Oct 2016 15:31 #1762 by JaniceNewtonThurmond
ABSALOM PHILLIPS was born Abt. 1826 in Columbia County, Georgia, and died Abt. 8 Nov 1854 in Columbia County, Georgia. He married ISABEL ROWLAND 6 Jan 1844 in Columbia County, Georgia. She was born Abt. 1826 in Georgia, and died Aft. 1880 in (probably) Jefferson County, Georgia. their children were: James T. Phillips (1845 - after 1864); Marcus Phillips (1847 - between 1850 & 1860); Louis Phillips (1849 - between 1850 & 1860); Ichabod Phillips (1851 - ??); Elizabeth Phillips (1855 - ??).

Columbia County, Georgia Court of Ordinary Administrator's Bonds 1852 - 1912
Book "E" page 43:
State of Georgia }
Columbia County}
Know all men to the Presents, that we James B. Rowland, Ellis Phillips & Benjamin Rowland are held and firmly bound and obliged unto the Honorable the Ordinary of said county, for the time being, and his successors in office, in the sum of Fifteen Hundred Dollars, to be paid to the said Ordinary, his successors in office or assigns, for which payment well and truly to be made and done, we bind ourselves jointly and severally, and each of our heirs, executors and administrators, firmly by these presents.
Sealed with our seals, and dated at Appling the 7th day of November in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and fifty four.
The condition of the above obligation is such, That if the above bound James B. Rowland administrator of the goods, chattels and credits of Absolam Phillips, deceased, do make a true and perfect inventory of all and singular the goods, chattels and credits of the said deceased, which have or shall come to the hands, possession or knowledge of the said James B. Rowland or in the hands or possession of any other person or persons for his actings and doings and the same so make do exhibit in the Court of Ordinary of said county when he shall be thereunto required, and such goods, chattels and credits do well and truly administer, according to law, and make a just and true account of his actings and doings therein, when required, by the Superior Court or the Ordinary for the said county, and all the rest of the goods, chattels and credits which shall be found remaining upon the account of the said administration, the same being first allowed by the said Court, shall deliver and pay to such persons respectively as are entitled to the same by law. And if all shall hereafter appear that any last Will and Testament was made by the said deceased, and the same be proved before the Court, and the executors obtain a certificate of the probate thereof, and the said James B. Rowland do in such case, if required, render and deliver up the said letters of administration, then this obligation to be void, else to remain in full force.
Signed, sealed and delivered in the presence of}
James B. Rowland {LS}
Ellis (his X mark) Phillips {LS}
Benjamin (his X mark) Rowland {LS}
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Columbia County, Georgia Court of Ordinary Estate Records Accounts Inventories & Appraisements 1851 - 1881
Book "B" page 112:
The following is a true appraisement of the perishable property of Absalom Phillips, deceased /
Nov. 8th 1854
1 Sorrel Mule - $65.00
1 Gray Mare - $60.00
6 Head Cattle - $30.00
35 Head Hogs - $50.00
2 Bee Hives - $3.00
4000 lbs Fodder - $40.00
100 Bushels good corn @ $1.00 per bu. - $100.00
25 Bushels (illegible word) Corn @ 50 cents per bu. - $12.50
1 Pen Shucks - $3.00
1 Raw Hide - $1.00
1 Loom & Contents - $1.00
4 Barrels & 1 gun - $0.75
2 Lots Plough Gears - $1.50
5 Weeding Hoes - $0.75
1 Spade & Shovel - $1.25
2 Club Axes - $1.00
page 113 - Inventory & appraisement of Est. Absolam Phillips continued:
1 Man's Saddle & Side Saddle - $2.50
1 Log Chain - $0.50
3 Augers 7 Hand Saw - $0.50
1 Lot Plow hoes & irons - $3.50
1 Turning Plow & 2 Stocks - $2.00
1 Work Oxen - $17.50
2500 lbs Seed Cotton @ $2.00 per hundred - $50.00
1 Spinning Wheel - $4.00
1 Lot Cooper Ware - $1.00
2 Baskets - $0.37 1/2
1 Umbrella - $0.25
1 Table - $0.75
2 Smoothing Irons - $0.75
1 pair Cotton Cards - $0.25
1 Wagon & Strap - $0.50
1 Shot Gun - $6.00
1 Cupboard - $1.50
1 Side Cupboard - $0.25
1 Clothes Press - $0.50
1 Small Chest - $0.75
2 Beds & Steads & Contents - $25.00
5 Jugs & 2 Jars - $2.50
1 Lot Pot. Ware - $1.50
7 Sitting Chairs - $2.50
2 Small Baskets - $0.18 1/2
Bread Tray, Sifter & Coffee Mill - $0.75
1 Dinner Table - $0.50
1 Lot Books @ .50 Lot Crockery Ware $1.00 - $1.50
1 Lot Bottles .50 2 Bridles 7 Curry combs .50 - $1.00
1 Pocket Book - $0.37 1/2
We certify upon oath that as far as was produced to us by the administrator James B. Rowland the above and foregoing contains a true appraisement of the Estate of Absolam Phillips, deceased, to the best of our judgement and understanding this the Eighth day of November 1854.
Randal Newsom John Adams Stephen (his X mark) G. Reeves } Appraisors
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Columbia County, Georgia Court of Ordinary Estate Accounts 1851 - 1861 Book "C" page 155:
Sale of the Personal Property of Absolam Phillips, deceased
1 Scooter Plough Wm. Megahee / 2 Shovel Ploughs Wm. Megahee 0.75 = $1.75
1 Allen Plough (illegible abbreviations) 2 (illegible word) plows John Whitaker = $3.06 1/4
2 Shovel plows & (- - -) John Adams 2.75 5 Scooter plows Jacob ?Seay? 1.812 = $4.06 1/4
1 turning shovel 37 1/2 2 club axes 56 1/4 Ellis Phillips = $0.98 3/4
1 Saddle 50 3 Thos. Kendrick 3 Weeding Hoes 50 Lot plow gear Wm. Megahee = $4.43 1/2
1 set plow gears Benj. Rowland 50 1 spade & shovel E. Phillips 1.68 3/4 = $2.18 3/4
1 bell & collar (- - - -) draw 1.56 1/2 1 Log chain Matthew Phillips 50 = $1.50 1/2
1 hand saw 75 3 Augers 62 1/2 Ellis Phillips = $1.37 1/2
1 lot Baskets Wm. Megahee .50 3 (- - -) & contents Ellis Phillips 87 1/2 = $1.37 1/2
1 Cow hide Charles Russel 90 1 pen shucks Wm. O. ?Owen? 4. = $4.90
27 bushels short corn Benjamin Rowland 10.35 15 bushels corn John Adams 15.45 = $30.30
10 bushels corn John Adams 10.25 10 bushels corn Rowel Adams 10.85 = $21.05
15 bushels corn Thomas Kendircks 16.20 Balance Corn Thomas Kendricks 31.90 = $48.10
523 lbs fodder Thomas Kendricks 5.60 2807 lbs fodder John Whitaker 28.07 = $33.67
1 red cow & calf 11.25 1 white cow & calf 12.50 1 blk pieded cow & calf (illegible) Jacob Seary = $34.87 1/2
1 yoke of oxen Willis Palmer 15 1 Sow Benjamin Rowland 4 (illegible) = $21.50
6 shoats Benjamin Roeland 11.62 1/2 1 (illegible) sow Robert Palmer 3 = $14.62 1/2
1 white sow 3.25 1 (- - -) pigs 15 1 boar shoat 2.75 10 2nd choice pigs 9.75 1 white barrow 9
1 white sow 8.93 2 small sows 9 (illegible) John Adams = $51.60
1 Sorrel Mare Charles Russell $59.50 1 Gray Mare Benjamin Rowland 68.00 = $127.50
3317 lbs cotton A. M. Allen $84.07 1 (illegible) John Adams 18 3/4 = $35.00 3/4
1 Bed bedstead & furniture Alfred Palmer 1 Bed bedstead Alfred Palmer 17.75 = $23.75
1 counterpane Edmund Whitaker 1.75 1 Bed quilt Rowell Adams 75 = $2.50
1 counterpane Edmund Whitaker 1. 1 Blanket Rowell Adams1.15 = 2.15
1 Rug 3 meal bags Ellis Phillips 1 shotgun Robt Culpepper 8.75 = 9.50
1 chest & lock 50 1 clothes press 15 James B. Rowland = $0.65
1 table John Adams 62 1/2 1 Box & contents Nancy Lucky 25 = $0.87 1/2
1 Razor Box Ellis Phillips 50 1 powder shot & etc Willis Palmer 12 1/2 = $0.62 1/2
Lot of books James B. Rowland 25 2 smoothing irons Robert Rowel 1 = $1.25
page 156 Sale Est. Absolam Phillips Continued:
1 Dish Shelf Jas. B. Roland 5 1 Bbd. Tray & sifter & coffee mill 15 J. W. Adams = $0.25
1 lot bottles Charles Russell 75 1 lot crockery & (- - -) & (- - -) Mat. Phillips 1.50 = $1.75
Coffee pot, pitchers, bowls Mat. Phillips 25 Cupboard 25 table 67 Jno Adams = $0.56 1/2
Lot of chairs 3.30 spider lead 1.30 C. C. Sellers 1 ovenhook (illegible words) John Whitaker = $5.59
3 jars John Whitaker 2.31 1 jug Ellis Phillips 37 1 jug Ed. Whitaker 15 = $2.84
4 jugs 25 2 pails & box 20 Ellis Phillips 1 water pail C. C. Sellers 80 = $1.15
1 buck pan Ellis Phillips 10 churn James Rowland 20 = $0.30
1 leather belt 6 1/2 2 Bee Gums John Whitaker 5.00 1 curry comb 10 = $5.22 1/2
Total = $555.93 3/4
I do hereby certify that the within (- - - - -) contains return of the Sale of the Personal estate of Absolam Phillips as sold on the 21st of November 1854. James B. Rowland, Adms.
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Columbia County, Georgia Court of Ordinary Estate Records Accounts 1854 - 1857 Book "L" page 135:
Recd. of James Rowland for the Estate of Absalom Phillips the tax for the year 1854 $1.25
John Collins TC
Recd. of James Rowland for Administration for the Orphans of Absalom Phillips his tax for the year 1855 $00.54.0 John Collins TC
1854 Absalom Phillips, deceased Dr. To B.B. Bailey
June 8 To mileage visit & medicine.......$4.00
" 9 To mileage visit & medicine.......$3.00
(Total)..........................................$7.00
Georgia Personally came before me
Columbia County} B. B. Bailey who being duly sworn Deposeth and Saith that the Acct of seven dollars is just & fair as it stands stated.
Sworn to before me April 14th 1855 B. B. Bailey
Francis M. Hobbs JP
Received payment on above from J. B. Roland Administrator on the Estate of Absalom Phillips decd April 25 1855 B. B. Bailey
Recd of James B. Rowland administrator of the Estate of Absalom Phillips deceased of Columbia County three Dollars and twenty five cents for publishing notice to Debtors & Creditors of said Estate in Constitutionalist & Republic.
Geo. E. W. Nelson
May 1, 1855 for James Gardner
Recd of James B. Rowland Eight Dollars (two dollars less than legal) for fees granting Letters of Adms on Estate of Absalom Phillips Nov 7, 1854
S. Crawford, OR
Recd of James Rowland Adms of Absalom Phillips the sum of five Dollars auctioning Property Nov 21st 1854 Steven Drane
Absalom Phillips Dr To Jane White in 1854
To one years work for her son George at Six Dollars per year.....$6.00
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Columbia County, Georgia Court of Ordinary Estate Accounts 1851 - 1861 Book "C"
page 376:
Estate of A. Phillips in a/c with James B. Rowland, Adm.
1854 To Amt pd Tax 1854 Voucher 1 = $1.25
1855 To Amt pd Tax 1855 Voucher 2 = $0.54
Apl 28 To Amt pd Dr. B. B. Bailey Voucher 3 = $7.00
May 1 to Amt pd Jas. Gardner Voucher 4 = $3.25
1854
Nov 7 To Amt pd S. Crawford Dr. ("Dr./Draw" means "Paid to") Voucher 5 = $8.00
Nov 21 " " " S. Dram Voucher 6 = $5.00
1855
Feb 16 To Amt pd Jane White Voucher 7 = $6.00
Nov 3 " " " Rowel Adams Voucher 8 = $71.00
Dec 27 " " " V. A. Hatcher " 9 = $7.40
Dec 27 - " " " Do Do ("Do" means "Ditto") Voucher 10 = $1.38
Dec 27 - " " " Do Do Voucher 11 = $20.58
Dec 27 - " " " Do Do " 12 = $18.15
Dec 28 - " " " Matthew Phillips " 13 = $115.56
Dec 25 - " " " Ellis Phillips " 14 = $121.00
Dec 25 - " " " Charles Reeves " 15 = $5.32
Dec 25 - " " " Micajah Parish " 16 = $1.50
Dec 24 - " " " John I. Rowland " 17 = $3. 56 1/4
Dec 24 - " " " Benjamin F. Rowland " 18 = $22.93 3/4
Dec 31- " " " Freeman S. Palmer " 19 = $3.75
Dec 31- " " " Ramsey I. Story " 20 = $11.50
Dec 31- " " " Isaac Lucky " 21 = $4.00
1856
Mar 12 - " " " R. Harris & Co. " 22 = $11.68
Mar 17 - " " " Wm. Megahee Sr. " 23 = $2.20
Mar 17 - " Comm. on $452.06 per cent @ 22 per cent = $11.30
Mar 17 - " " " $571.59 1/4 recd. @ 22 per cent = $14.28
Mar 17 - " Amt pd Ordinary for the return = $3.00
Mar 17 - " " " " " Dismission & Receipt = $7.75
Mar 17 - " Bal due now = $84.20 571 59 1/4
Cr ("Cr" means "Credit")
By Amt sale perishable property = $558.93 3/4
By Amt received from Miss Phillips = $9.41
By amt received from Ellis Phillips = $3.25 571 59 1/2
James B. Rowland makes oath the above is just & true to the best of his knowledge.
Apl 9th 1856 A. Colvard, Ordy James B. Rowland
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Columbia County, Georgia Court of Ordinary Estate Accounts 1851 - 1861 Book "C" page 535:
Minors A. Phillips in a/c with J. B. Rowland adms
1856 To Amt. pd. Tax = $0.54
Bal due minors = $65.55
By amt. (illegible words) Phillips = $63.15 - 66.04
Int. on Same to 1st Jan 1857 = $2.94 - 66.04
Sworn to before me 2nd Feb. 1857 A. Calvard, Ord. J. B. Rowland
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page 514:
Orphans of Absalom Phillips to Jas. B. Rowland Guardian
Received of Jas. B. Rowland guard. of orphans of Absalom Phillips his tax for the year 1857.
Sept 15. $0.46.7 L. A. Luke, T. C.

Columbia County, Georgia Ordinary; Estate Records Accts Book D (1857 -1873)
page 107:
Minors Absalom Phillips in a/c with James B. Rowland Guard.
1857 To Amt pd Tax .46
Cr.
By
J. B. Rowland makes oath to the above before me
5th March 1858 }
A. Colvard, Ord. } J. B. Rowland
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page 143:
1859 Minors A. Phillips in a/c with J. B. Rowland Guard.
To Amt. pd. Tax .57
Bal. due minors
Sworn to before me
this 22d Feby 1859 J. B. Rowland
James P. Burnside Clk Supr Court
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Obtained from microfilmed records at the Georgia State Archives, Morrow, Georgia, and carefully transcribed by Janice Newton Thurmond.

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