|Posted By:||Bob Lamb|
|Subject:||Brunswick County, Virginia, partial 1787 tax list A and B|
|Post Date:||March 27, 2006 at 11:38:44|
|Forum:||Brunswick County, VA Genealogy Forum|
1787 Brunswick County -- Tax List “A” (North of the Meherrin River)
(This is not a complete list -- just names that seem familiar. The names are in random order, not alphabetical order, which means that their location does not mean anything.)
These questions were answered.
Col. 1 = number of white males above 16, but under 21.
Col. 2 = number of black under 16.
Col. 3 = number of horses, mares, colts, and mules.
Col. 4 = number of cattle.
John Birdsong (No sons between 16-21. One black above 16. One below 16. Three horses or mules. Six cattle.)
Col. Nicholas Edmunds (39 slaves, 9 horses or mules, 40 cattle.)
Joseph Roach with Theo. Fields Estate
Edward Goodrich, Jr.
Henry Harrison (Estate) (8 blacks above 16. 5 blacks below 16. 4 horse or mules. 28 cattle.)
William M. Johnston
Elizabeth Briggs (One son between 16 and 21. Five blacks above 16. Nine blacks below 16. Five horses or mules. 22 Cattle. One riding chair.)
John Clayton (Five slaves, three mules or horses, 14 cattle.)
Dr. Thomas Carter
Ishmael Dunn (No sons between 16 and 21. Six blacks above 16. Nine below sixteen. Six horses or mules. 22 Cattle.)
Thomas Dunn (One black above 16. One horse or mule.)
John Gilliam, (Has no sons between 16 and 21. He has 13 blacks above 16. He has 22 blacks under 16. He has 8 horses or mules. He has 43 cattle.)
Hinchia Gilliam, (Has no sons between 16 and 21. He has one black under 16. He has one horse of mule. He has no cattle.)
Balaam Ezell (Has no sons between 16 and 21. Has no blacks over 16. He has one black under 16. He has 2 horse or mules. He has 2 cattle.)
Charles Edmunds (24 slaves, seven horses or mules, 32 cattle, one riding chair.)
Sterling Edmunds (40 slaves, 8 horses or mules, 36 cattle, one riding chair.)
John Flood Edmunds (No sons between 16 and 21. Eleven blacks above 16. Eleven blacks below 16. Six mules or horses. 45 cattle.)
Thomas Edmunds (14 blacks above 16. 16 blacks below 16. 9 horses or mules. 38 cattle. One riding chair.)
Griffin Stith with Drury Stith
William Vaughan, Sr.
William Vaughan, Jr.
Brunswick County, Virginia -- Tax List “B” (South of the Meherrin River) Meherrin Parish -- District of James Fletcher, Commissioner
William Allen (of Surry) (57 slaves, 7 horses or mules, 68 cattle.)
Sterling Capell, as overseer with William Allen
William Allen (of Surry) (69 slaves, 17 horses or mules, 49 cattle.)
John Moss, as overseer with William Allen.
Thomas Bathshears (no slaves. I horse or mule. 5 cattle.)
Thomas Bathshears, Jr. (no slaves. One horse.)
Howell Chappell (Prince George) (7 slaves, 2 horses or mules, 15 cattle.)
Thomas Claiborne (36 slaves, 13 horses or mules, 27 cattle, a four-wheeled carriage, and a license to operate an ordinary.)
William Ezell, (Has two sons at home between 16 and 21. He has 2 blacks above 16. He has no blacks under 16. He has 2 horses or mules. He has 13 cattle. He pays the taxes for his overseer, Charles Webb.)
Charles Webb, as overseer with William Ezell
Jesse Hirt, charged to Micajah Webb
Micajah Webb, Jr.
John Vick, Sr.
John Walton, Sr.
John Walton, Jr.
William L Longbottom with John Longbottom
Sarah Mason, widow
Thomas Marriot, Sr.
Thomas Marriot, Jr.
John Webb (has one son with him between 16 and 21) He has a total of seven blacks. Two of them are above the age of 16. He has three horse or mules. He has 5 cattle.
Stephen White with Blumore? White.
Edmund Webb (has no sons between 16 and 21. He has 3 blacks above 16 and 8 below 16. He has 8 horse or mules and at least 20 cattle.)
Micajah Webb (has no sons at home between 16-21. He has 4 blacks above 16 and 7 below. He has 3 horses or mules and 35 cattle.
On June 22, the following people were visited by the tax man. This indicates that these people lived in close proximity to each other.
The next day, June 23, the tax man visited these:
On the 23rd, which may have been the same day.
Micajah Webb, Jr.
These neighbors have only question marks by their names.
John Walton, Jr.
John White with George Woodroof
Thomas Bathshears, Jr.
On June 24th: