Property List

The inventory of the deceased Grietje Reintjes left to her widower Hindrink Beerents on October 22, 1785:

Inventory of all such (im)movables which Hindrik Beerents and the deceased Grietje Reintjes owned in community and is left by Grietje Reintjes by death.

A House, situated in het Weiwerder Meeden on 13½ "deimpt" [*means the same as "grazen", or ½ hectare] Own land and House-"mobilia"180 = =
1 little cabinet1 10 =
1 clock8 = =
1 chest 1 10 =
3 Tables 0 15 =
6 Chairs 2 = =
2 Plates, "Rikjes" and 1 mirror 1 = =
1 fire-pan 0 10 =
Some clay work 1 = =
Tea goods 0 6 =
Some glasses 0 6 =
1 Pul, ½ "oorstraak(?)" [*unreadable and unknown word] 1 = =
4 tin cups and 1 butter box 1 6 =
10 spoons and 1 coffee pot 1 5 =
The Bedding:
1 pair of tongs, 1 tripod, ashes shovel, a "haal" [*probably a chain or iron above the open fire]
1 10 =
1 tea kettle, 2 sercing kettles, 1 little pan 3 = =
2 "Tijnen" and 1 "kane(?)" [*a "kan" means a "can"] 5 = =
2 wooden buckets, a "molden", 1 "balije" [*unknown old Dutch words] 4 = =
2 forks, 2 rakes 1 = =
1 Slood-"hem.." [*a tool to clean a ditch?], 1 "schuiffel" [*unknown word] 0 15 =
1 "swaa" [*means a "zwaai", for a waterput?], and "boom" [a "pole" of a cart?] 1 = =
1 scythe and "strik" [to sharpen to scythe] 0 15 =
1 harrow and ironwork of a plough 2 = =
1 cart 0 5 =
1 wagon 17 = =
2 harnasses, 2 (horse)-lines, 2 neck-yokes 1 12 1
Subtotal page 1 260 15 =
Lifestock:
2 old horses
30 = =
4 cows 100 = =
4 young cows 35 = =
10 sheeps 35 = =
2 pigs 15 = =
2 foals, sold for 70 = =
Hay and corn 50 = =
Subtotal 341 = =
Subtotal page 1 260 15 =
Sum total profits 601 15 =

Negative State:

The costs of the inheritances of the former children of the deceased [*wife] 12 12 =
1 skirt 12 = =
"boelpenningen" [*money for an auction??] 22 4 =
The "Brouwer" [* a "brouwer" means "brewer"] from [*the town] Wagenborgen [*for the costs of the funeral?] 3 = =
The Baker 5 = =
The Barrel maker 12 = =
The Black smith 12 = =
The physician Hakkelblok 46 15 =
In the "Scheemta Ulgers ver..(?)" [*unreadable and unknown words] 8 = =
Money for a stud-horse 3 = =
The Farmsum church, 1 year rent 10 = =
Harm Oller(?) "bontjer" [*unknown word] 27 = =
The Judge for the swearing of the oaths of the guardians 7 = =
Doctor Bloem 2 = =
Anje Heins 6 = =
Current "Verponding" [*=old Dutch land taxes before 1800] Zijlschot 30 = =
Total 219 12 =
Balance:    
Profits 601 15 =
Debts 219 12 =
Positive results 382 3 =

The before-written is by me ... etc., etc.,...and underwritten with my name.
Actum the 22 October 1785.
Signed by
Hindrik Beerents.

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