John Jellison

John Jellison

Male 1771 - 1861  (90 years)

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  • Name John Jellison 
    Born 19 May 1771  New Jersey Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Military Private 1793 in Westmoreland County Militia 
    Occupation Farmer 
    Will/Probate Preble County, Testate & Intestate
    2753, Civil Docket #3 p. 159
    Estate of John Jellison Decd.
    Admin. Jonathan Davisson; Admr.

    Film Box 162 9-7-79 Probate Estate cases, File Oct. 9 1861

    Know all men by these presents, That we Jonathan Davisson, J. H Foos, Jonathan Shurley of the County of Preble and State of Ohio are held and firmly bound unto the State of Ohio in the just and full sum of Three Hundred dollars, for the payment whereof well and truly to be made, we bind ourselves and each of us, our heirs, executors and administrators, and each of them firmly by these presents. Sealed with our seals, and dated at Eaton, this 9th day of Oct. eighteen hundred and Sixty one.
    NOW THE CONDITION OF THE ABOVE OBLIGATION IS SUCH, that if the above named Johnathan Davisson appointed by the Probate Court, of Preble County aforesaid, administrator of all and singular the goods and chattels, rights, credits and effects of John Jellison deceased, shall make and return into said Court on oath, within three months, a true inventory of all the moneys, goods, chattels, rights and credits of the deceased, which shall have come to his possession or knowledge, and also, if required by the Court, and inventory of the Real Estate of the the deceased. And shall administer according to law, all the moneys, goods, chattels, rights and credits of said deceased, and the proceeds of all his Real Estate, that may be sold for the payment of his debts, which shall, at any time, come to the possession of the administrator, or to the possession of any other person for him and shall render upon oath a true account of his administration, within eighteen months, and at any other time, when required by the Court of the law and shall pay any balance remaining in his hands upon the settlement of his accounts to such persons as the Court of law shall direct, and shall deliver the letters of administration into Court, in case any will of the deceased shall be thereafter duly proved and allowed, then this obligation to be void, otherwise to remain in full force and virture.
    Signed, sealed, and delivered in the presence of:
    Appeared in open Court Oct 9, 1861:
    Jonathan Davisson, J. H. Foos, Jonathan Shurley


    No. 1244
    John Jellison Estate ...

    Filed Oct 9th 1861
    Ent Journal 4 p. 69
    Preble County Probate Court
    Application of Johnathan Davidson for letters of administration on the estate of John Jellison, Dcd.
    Filed Oct. 9th, 1861

    To the honorable Judge of Preble County

    The petition of Jonathan Davidson of Preble County Ohio respectfully showeth that John Jellison late of Preble County, Ohio Dec’d departed this life on the fourth (4) day of October 1861 and that he was at the time of his death an inhabitant of said County of Preble.
    That no last will and testament of the Said Dec.d has been found or discovered to the knowledge of your petitioner, and your petitioner believes that the said John Jellison died intestate.
    Your petitioner further says that the said Jellison died leaving no widow; That the heirs and next of Kin of said John Jellison residing in Preble County, Ohio release their right to administer and request the Probate Court to appoint your petitioner Administrator upon the estate of the Said John Jellison Dec.d
    And your petitioner further showeth that the probable value of personal estate does not exceed the sum of One Hundred and Fifty dollars and your petitioner prays that letters of administration may be granted to him of the goods, chattles and credits of the said Dec.d.
    Your petitioner offers for Security Jacob H. Loos, & Jonathan Shurley, who an with more than three Hundred dollars after the payment of their just debts and the allowance made by Homestead Exemption Laws.
    And your petitioner suggests Henry Horn, Isiah Davidson, and Samuel J. W... as suitable persons to act as appraisers of Said estate
    Signed: L... Campbell, Atty for Applicant

    The State of Ohio, Preble County:
    Jonathan Davidson being sworn says that he believes the Statements in the above petition to be true. Jonathan Davisson
    Sworn to and subscribed before me .... October 9, 1861


    INVENTORY - 15 November 1861
    The State of Ohio
    Preble County
    We the undersigned do make solem oath that we will truly, honestly and impartially appraise the Estate Property that may be exhibited to us belongings to the Estate of John Jellison, deceased, and perform the other duties required by law of us in the premises as appraisers, etc, according to the best of our knowledge and ability.
    Signed: Josiah Davisson, Samuel J. W..., Henry Horn Appraisers
    Subscribed and sworn to before me this Fifteenth day of November, 1861, James T. Murphy, Notary Public Preble Co.

    We, the undersigned Appraisers of the Estate and Property of John Jellison, deceased, after being duly sworn have made an Inventory and Appraisement thereof. etc, as follows:

    No. Item Property Appraised Val. as Invent. To Whom Sold Price
    1. 4 Chairs .25 Eli Mc... .12
    2. 2 keys and box .10
    3. Churn boll & tub .15
    4. Four barrels .30
    5. Tub & sundree .25 John Couk .20
    6. Lard can & barrels .25
    7. Four crocks .10 Frederick Walker .12
    8. One Brass Kettle 1.00 Michael H.... .50
    9. Skillet & oven .10 Eli Mc.... .16
    10. One oven .25 .... Page .13
    11. One pot .15 N. Nam .10
    12. One large pot .30 John O... .50
    13. One kettle 1.00 J. Parks .51
    14. Large Box .40 Josiah Davisson .50
    15. axe .25 ditto .15
    16. vinegar barrel .50 H. Hoffman 1.93
    17. Smoothing ... .50 John Foos .35
    18. Washbasin and Sundre .15 H. Hoffman .14
    19. Set of dishes/cupboard ware 3.00 John Foos .20
    Manoah Hoffman .23
    4 plates Sarah Jellison .10
    2 .... Malinda Jellison .30
    .... Sarah Jellison .10
    ditto ditto .31
    ditto ditto .22
    teapot Manoah Hoffman .10
    teacups & saucers Sarah Hoffman .09
    20. Four chairs .50 Meradeth Cox .70
    21. five chairs .60 ditto .65
    22. arm chair .25
    23. Churn .25 H. Hoffman .27
    24. Pressing Table .75 M. Cox .70
    25. Stove pipe 2.00 John Murry 1.80
    26. Looking glass .15 John Couk .20
    27. Parlor Stove 4.00 M. Miller 3.60
    28. Bureaus 3.00 Mary Page 1.00
    29. Clock .50 John Price .31
    30. Flax Heckle .25 John Auchards .39
    31. Reed & G.... .30 Henry Hoffman .26
    32. Timothy Feed .25 Johnathan Davisson .23
    33. Double Coverlet 4.00 John Couk 2.35
    34. Comfort .75 M House .45
    35. Single Coverlet .50 H. Hoffman .45
    36. Comfort .40 Mary Page .10
    37. L... Quilt .30 Andrew Shaver .25
    38. Single Coverlet .50 John Couk .45
    39. Meat Seeve .20 A. Shaver .55
    40. Bead beading & beadsted 5.00 M. Couk 2.10
    41. Bead beading & beadsted 5.00 M. Cox 3.75
    42. Big Wheal .25 J. N. Parks .21
    43. ditto .20 Eli Mchiley .30
    44. One Real .10 ditto .10
    45. Spinning Wheal .35 H. P. Mchiley .55
    46. ditto .40 M. Couk .55
    47. Three barrels .15 H. Hoffman .50
    48. Side Saddle 2.00 Mary Page 1.00
    49. One trough .10 H. Hoffman .34
    50. Three Barrels .40 W. Davisson .41
    51. Windmill .35 J. Davisson .70
    52. Barrel of Oats 1.00 M. Couk 1.00
    53. Book Band & Sti... .55 Joseph Clark .40
    54. Sorrell Horse 15.00 H. McLaughlin 15.80
    55. Lot of Wheat 3.25 W. Horn 3.30
    56. Wagon 12.00 S. J. Mchrley 10.90
    57. Lot of Corn 45.00 William Renner 75 B.. 15.38
    Ira Shafer 94 B. 20.68
    Elias Hoffman 125 B. 27.50
    58. Lot of Wheat in the ground 18.00 George Jellison 7.30
    59. Ditto 16.00 ditto 8.00
    60. Six Sheep 9.00 John Couk 12.85
    61. Read Cow 13.00 A. Geeding 14.00
    62. Cow & Calf 15.00 Daniel Ratz 15.55
    63. Brundle Cow 12.00 J. Geeding 14.00
    64. Large Sow 7.00 A. Hoffman 8.00
    65. Small Sow 4.25 M. Miller 5.30
    66. Eight Shoats 12.00 A. Crisler 15.00
    67. Old Plow 4.00 J. N. Parks 2.05
    .... .40 F. Walker .50
    68. Shovel & Matack .50 John Foos .30
    69. Cash on hand 26.74

    (To whom sold and for how much was in the following packet:)
    No. 1367
    John Jelison - SALEBILL
    January 18, 1862
    Recorded Vol. 11 Page 489
    Docket Vol. 3 Page 159

    Advertised in Monroe Twp. 18 Jan 1862
    Cupboard base bought by Sarah Jellison & Malinda Jellison
    Lot of wheat in ground George Jellison bought


    Oct. 14 1862 To extra services preparing for trial in the case of George Jellison vz Jonathan Davison adm John Jellison deceased before Josiah Davison, Jr. being for 5 days $1.25 day $6.25

    Oct. For extra service in and about ... collecting cents ... $10.00


    1863 March 6, extra services & expensives preparing for and attending trial in case of Sarah Jellison said administration Preble County Pleas being for 10 days $2.00
    $20.00


    File 2514
    John Jellison’s Estate
    Jonathan Davisson, Admin.
    Acct Currents
    Filed Nov 23, 1863
    Order of Publication Jan. 11, 1864
    Set for Hearing Feb 4, 1864
    Entered Journal 4 pa. 484

    The State of Ohio, Preble County,
    Jonathan Davisson being duty sworn says the above account for extra service as said administrator is true & correct, that said service ... He therefore ask that the above bill be all ...
    Sworn and subscribed before me this 23 November, 1863

    The State of Ohio, Preble County,
    Jonathan Davisson administrator of the Estate of John jellison deceased being truly sworn according to law deposeth and saith that the foregoing account current and vouchers therein referred to are trye and correct.
    signed: Jonathan Davisson
    Sworn to and subscribed before me this 23 day of November A.D. 1863 ....

    ------------------

    John Jellison’s Estate
    Jonathan Davisson administrator of John Jellison deceased now comes and file the following account Current and Vouchers prepratory to a final settlement with the court.
    Administrator to Said Estate
    To amount of sale Bill $231.21
    To cash on hand per Inventory 26.74
    To cash ... of farm 100.00
    To cash received from Shff (Sheriff)
    Preble Co. in case of Melinda
    Jellison vs Robert Jellison, etal
    Prebal Co. ... to pay debts of said estate 900.00
    (Total) 1257.95

    Contra
    By Vouchers as follows
    1. Sam’l J. H.... $1.31
    2. Obediah Smith 1.23
    3. Sam’l Sweny 12.00
    4. John .... 1.75
    5. Robert Miller 20.00
    6. Jas. T. Murphey .50
    7. G. W. Guns 8.31
    8. Joseph Browen Jr. 30.40
    9. Chas. W. 53.03
    10. Henry Horn 1.00
    11. M. F. Stephen 27.57
    12. Sam’l J. Wihiley 1.10
    13. Josiah Davisson 55.25
    14. Melinda Jellison 328.29
    15. .... Atty (for) Sarah Jellison 500.00
    16. Jonathan Davisson 5.00
    17. Jonathan Davisson 36.25
    18. Jonathan Davisson 70.31
    19. G. W. Guns
    20. Robert Miller 10.00
    21. F. Campbell 3.00



    Est.. of John Jellison
    .... a/c with Jonathan Davisson
    1862, Oct. 16 For ... service, preparing for trial in the case of John Jellison by Jonathan Davisson adm of John Jellison deceased before Josiah Daviaaon JP being for 5 days at $125... $625

    1863, March 6 For ... preparing and attending trial in the case of Sarah Jellison of said administrator Preble Com. Pleas being for 10 days at $200 $2000


    1863, Oct. For extra service in and about ... fees in collecting rents and overseeing ... prices $1000

    TOTAL $3625 (With inflation for year 2007 money - this is $60,392 - I am thinking that John Davisson took advantage of this probate to make big money)

    The State of this Preble County
    Johnathan Davisson being duly sworn says the above account for extra service as said administrator is true and correct, that said service were extra and ... in thier character for which his ... Commission will ... pay him. He therefor ask that the above bill be all
    ...
    Sworn and subxcribed before me this 23 November 1865
    _____________________________________

    Estate of John Jellison
    Jonathan Davisson adm.

    For Commison on $1000.00 at 6% = $60.00
    For comission on $257.95 at 4% = $10.31
    Total $70.31

    The estate total apparently was $1287.95 (with inflation, in year 2007, this would be $21,457.11) after Davisson deducted his other fees above ($3625). This would make a grand total of $4,912.95 ($81,849.22 in 2007 of which the lawyer got $61,563.36.) 
    Died 4 Oct 1861  Preble County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • 90 year 4 months 16 days; died at his home
    Buried Dry Fork Baptist Cemetery, Monroe Twp, Preble County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I1222  Tegtmeyer Kenow Family
    Last Modified 25 Mar 2013 

    Father Robert Jellison, Sr.,   b. Abt 1746, Morris County, New Jersey Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Apr 1826, Derry Twp, Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 80 years) 
    Mother Margaret,   b. 1750,   d. 1830, Derry Twp, Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Married New Jersey Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F919  Group Sheet

    Family Sarah,   b. Abt 1778, New Jersey Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Sep 1859  (Age ~ 81 years) 
    Married Bef 1797  Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • 3 children under 10 in 1800 census
    Children 
     1. Robert Jellison,   b. 1798, Westmoreland County, Pennsylvannia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Dec 1878, Jay County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)
     2. Pricilla Jellison,   b. 1799, Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Mary Jellison,   b. 1 Jan 1800, Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Jun 1896, Preble County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 96 years)
     4. John Jellison,   b. Abt 1802/03, Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Oct 1886  (Age ~ 83 years)
     5. Phebe Jellison,   b. 20 Jun 1804, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Aug 1876, Preble County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)
     6. Male Under 10 - 1810 Census Jellison
     7. Margaret (Peggy) Jellison,   b. 13 May 1807, Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Jul 1895, Jay County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years)
     8. Elizabeth Betsy Jellison,   b. 1811, Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1862  (Age < 51 years)
     9. Levi Jellison,   b. Abt 1812, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 18 Aug 1852, Miami County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 40 years)
     10. Samuel Jellison,   b. 1814, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location
     11. Ephraim Jellison,   b. 3 Nov 1815, Preble County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Oct 1896, Noble Township, Wabash County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)
     12. Sarah Jellison,   b. 1820, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location
     13. Nancy Jellison,   b. 1821, Preble County, Monroe Twp, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location
     14. Malinda Jellison,   b. 1827, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location
    Family ID F878  Group Sheet

  • Notes 
    • 1740-1752
      Essex County Court Minutes 1740-1752
      John & John Jr.
      Jellison, Jollison - Vol 29: pg 94

      1793
      On 5 July 1793 he was granted 300 acres of land in Armstrong Township, Westmoreland Co. Pennsylvania (Pennsylvania Warrant Register, Vol. 21 (Westmoreland & Washington Counties) LDS film#1003199. The register is really and index. At the time John Jellison’s warrant was “returned” on 29 Jan 1838, the land was patented to R. & E. Jellison (presumably John’s brothers Robert and Ephraim).

      1797
      Notes from Margaret E. Jellison via Mrs Helen Curtis of Batsvia, IL
      Westmoreland County Court House, Pennsylvania
      22 October 1797 - James Irwin sells to John & Ephraim Jellison 442.5 acres in Armstrong Twp. (vol. 3, pg. 151)

      1809
      Sarah is John’s wife in 1809 (per land record). On 10 March 1809, John Jellison and his wife Sarah of Derry sold to Peter Bridg, land in Derry that John had bought from Samuel Doty one month before. Westmoreland Co., Pennsylvania Deed Book #9, pp. 206-7

      1810
      In 1810 John Jellison appears in the census in Derry Twp. as follows: 2 males under 10; 1 male 10-16; 1 male 26-45; 4 females under 10; 1 female 26-45.

      1811
      moved to Preble OH about 1811
      Excerpts from: History of Preble County, Ohio (With Illustrations and Biographical Sketches)
      Published by: H.Z. Williams & Bro. in 1881 and Reproduced by: A Reproduction by Unigraphic, Inc. 1972
      1798
      1798 Direct Tax, Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania
      Gilson, John - Dr [Derry] E [general list] 101 [pg or entry] (2)[column]
      Gilson, Robert - Dr E 104
      Gilson, William - Dr B [tax list B - information pertaining to buildings] 105 & Dr E 106

      H 977.171 HIS
      Chapter on Monroe Township [Preble County, Ohio]:
      Last Township to be established, severed from Washington Twp. on 29 Sept 1817
      Surface of the Township was boggy, and in places covered with stagnant pools. ...due to ...many small streams found their rise in this
      part...
      The first official date of a settler was in 1816, Josiah Davisson. However, the first known settler was Charles Armantrout several years
      prior to this
      “At an early date John Jellison settled in the south-eastern part of section twenty-three.”

      1812
      On 4 June 1812, John Jellison was one of the appraisers of the estate of James Willson of Preble County. Preble County, Ohio Will Abstracts 1806-1854.

      Excerpts from: Historical Program Book of Lewisburg, Preble County, Ohio
      977.171 St. Louis County Library
      “Our area in th 1830’s and 40’s was a part of the “Great Corn Belt”
      “Mail was first carried in and out or our area by casual travelers. Then came the saddle-bag, horse-back delivery route from Dayton through West Alexandria, Lewisburg, Hagerstown, Castine and Greenville. After that it came in on the Hamilton & Greebville Omnibus Company stage coach. Those were once per weel deliveries”


      1833
      On 11 November 1833, John Jellison of Preble County, Ohio sold to Robert Jellison of Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania, for $150, 52 acres of land “which was inherited by the said John from the Estate of the late Robert Jellison deceased father of the parties to this instrument... Subject however to the right of the Dower of Margaret Jellison the mother of the parties hereto and wife of the said Robert deceased...” Westmoreland Co., Pennsylvania Deed Book #51, p. 220. This deed was not recorded until 24 June 1864, shortly before the land involved was sold by the executors of the estate of Robert Jellison, Jr.


      Listed in Preble County Personal Property Tax 1827-1834 Vol. 1; 1835-1842 Vol. 2; 1843-1850 Vol 3
      Gc977.101 P91gc
      For years of: 1827 through 1849


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