Property List of the deceased woman Aaltje Jans

Stock-taking of the deceased woman Aaltje Jans, spouse of Roelf Rotger(t)s, half-brother of Anje Pieters, 6 March 1788:

Inventory of all those goods which Aaltje Jans left after her death and which she mutually owned with her Spouse Roelf Rotger(t)s, who handed those over for registration.

Registered by the Court Uitwierda the 6 March 1788.

The buildings:
Containing a "inner"- house and Frisian [*Barn? Unreadable] with inside... stone, with all the immovables. With the wooden beams, and the "beklemming" of twenty-five "grazen" land, with a yearly hire of sixty caroli guilders, 4 "duits" [*= 2,5 cent] and 16 cents with trees and plants, With all the profits and costs which there must been or come on this, a sum of
525 -- --
In the "inner"-house:
2 Beds with all the belongings, with Curtains and "Rabatten"
15 -- --
2 Cabinets and a "Kevi(?)" [*unknown old word] 7 -- --
A Clock 6 -- --
All clay-baken Saucers and Plates 1 10 --
2 Racks for Plates and a Mirror1 -- --
2 Baskets(?) and Tables 2 10 --
10 Chairs and a Bank 3 -- --
A board with Spoons, 2 cups, 1 half Noggin, 1 milk [*Unknown] 1 10 --
A Pot, "Trek"-Pot and "beter Klip" [*Unknown old words] 3 -- --
A pewter Basin with 4 Spoons 1 10 --
China and a set Slop-basins and 4 Rummers 2 -- --
The "House-good", iron "Frot-zaal" [*Unknown old Dutch words] 2 -- --
2 copper "lofty" Kettels and a "Degel-Pen" [*Unknown tool] 2 16 --
2 little "lofty" Kettels, 2 "reit"(?)-Kettles 9 -- --
In the churn-house:
4 copper Buckets
14 -- --
16 milking "Malden" [* means "Buckets"? Unknown word] 10 -- --
a "Nak"-barrrel and a Cow-barrel 1 5 --
A Washing-tub and a Wheel1 -- --
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630 15 --
In the back of the house:
A little Scale with a "Reeltuig"
45 -- --
A Plough-end and a "Reeltuig" [*for the horse?] 15 -- --
A Waggon and "Greel" [*Unknown word] 4 -- --
A "Bodde" [*Unknown word] 1 10 --
"Varhen"(?), 5 Forks, Shovels and Hoes 2 5 --
"Haltbouwer"(?) and "Leidreel" [*Both unknown words] 1 -- --
A half Waggon(?)4 -- --
A Sleve and Ladders(?), etc. 1 10 --
A Wine-barrel and "Spint"-barrel -- 6 --
A heavy(?) "Haartuig", "Rigt", "Palestok" [*Stok=Stick] 7 -- --
3 Flails -- 10 --
A Barrel, Reel and Cheese-barrel -- 10 --
2 baking Buckets, "Top"-buckets -- 10 --
Livestock:
2 Horses with a "voo.."(?)
320 -- --
4 Cows 135 -- --
4 "enter" Cows and a Calf 55 -- --
4 old Sheeps and 3 Lambs 30 -- --
A Pig 10 -- --
14 "Grazen" own Land 1250 -- --
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 1681 1 --
 630 15 --
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 2314 16 --
Balance-sheet
Positive results 2314 16 --
Negative results 1180 9 7
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Resting pure State 1134 6 1
Of which the half is 567 3 ½
Of this Half-Part got Roelf Rotger(t)s first the half, sum 283 1 4
The other Half-part of an equal sum will be divided between the both previous children of Aaltje Jans, born during her marriage with the deceased Jan Harms and the left child, born to her marriage to Roelf Rotgers, in equal parts divided, of which each part counts 94 10 4
Of which the previous children get twice to 94 10 4
That makes total 189 1 --
    
The debts, according to the showed bills and loans:
J. Steenhuis
13 10 2
Jan Jans Kuiper 20 1 --
Jan Haakman 60 -- --
Joh. Him(?) 10 5 --
Enno Houwerzijl 5 10 --
... Jans 15 8 --
E.M. Kok 57 13 --
Foeke Jans 16 -- --
Jan ... 6 -- --
To the Heirs 108 -- --
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to all 312 7 2
    
R. C. Boret(?) as "Curator"(?) of Grietje Alberts 325 -- --
Rabbart(?) Jans 68 -- --
Jan Geerts 58 18 5
To the previous children of Aaltje Jans, born to deceased Jan Harms by marriage, according the redemption-certificate on 13 November 1777 330 -- --
Interests of the Half 46 4 --
Divided wages 20 -- --
To Jan Jans [*Maybe the brother of ancestor Jelle Jans???] 28 -- --
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 868 2 5
 312 7 2
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Negative State 1180 9 7

This inventory is made by Roelf Rotgers, widower of Aaltje Jans and handed over to him, according to his best knowledge; he promised, if there is here something forgotten by human weakness, to correct this afterwards and also willing to swear an oath on it at any time.

In this way done in "Bij..." [ *Maybe the village "Biessum"?] In the house of Roelf Rotgers, on 21 August 1787.

Was signed

Roelf Rotgers
Tabbert Jans
Hijlken Derks
Jan Geerts
J. Campengat - "Wedman" [*kind of judge]

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