Genealogy tools, Montet Family

Inflation calculator

I know that Joseph Florentin Montet (my ancestor) left an estate worth $10,278.39 when he died in 1886. But I don’t know what that really means.

An inflation calculator helps. Here’s a handy dandy one: 

Are you ready to find out if he was a rich man or a poor man? Are you excited?

He was worth about $279,000. The cash he had on hand would be about $43,000 in today’s dollars.

Isn’t math fun?


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