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Re: Lincoln County 1821 Tax List / COTTLE, TURNER, WILLIAMS, HIGHSMITH
Posted by: Sheryl Williams (ID *****7003) Date: August 25, 2008 at 11:03:41
In Reply to: Lincoln County 1821 Tax List / COTTLE, TURNER, WILLIAMS, HIGHSMITH by Sheryl Williams of 566

History of Lincoln County, Missouri
By Dr. Joseph A. Mudd

{From the 1878 Lincoln County, Missouri Atlas}
Mudd, Joseph A. History of Lincoln County, Missouri, An Illustrated Historical Atlas of Lincoln County, Missouri. Philadelphia: Edwards Brothers of Missouri, 1878.

Excerpts from...History of Lincoln County by Mudd

Page 33-35

"From the assessment list of 1821, the earliest one preserved among the records, it is found that the following were then resident tax-payers. This is almost a complete list of the early pioneers. As far as descriptions of land set opposite to their names indicated, they are classified according to location in
each of the then four municipal townships."
In Bedford Township were:
John Armstrong,
Thomas Armstrong,
Seth Allen,
Frederick Avery,
Jeremiah Beck,
John Bell,
John Barker,
Wilson Barker,
William Brown, senior and junior,
John Black,
Emanuel Block,
Gabriel Brown,
Levi Brown,
Benjamin Blanton,
Thompson Blanton,
David Boyd,
John Brunk,
John Cannon,
Lambert Collier,
James Collard,
Elijah Collard,
Christopher Clark,
William Cannon,
James Chambers,
Joseph Cottle,
Sherman Cottle,
Stephen Cottle,
Lee F.T. Cottle,
Benjamin Cottle,
Isaac Cottle,
Andrew Cottle,
Samuel Cannon,
Benjamin Croce,
James Duncan,
Cary K. Duncan,
Wm. S. Duncan,
John S. Duncan,
Samuel L. Davis,
David Erwin,
Terah B. Farnsworth,
Rufus Fullerton,
John Geiger,
Jeremiah Groshong,
Samuel Groshong,
Jacob Groshong,
Thomas Gammon,
George Guinn,
Thomas A. Guinn,
William Guinn,
Malcolm Henry, Senior and Junior,
John Hunter,
Joseph Hunter,
Horace Harding,
Allen Jameson,
Armstrong Kennedy,
Abraham Kennedy,
David Keller,
Joseph King,
James Knox, senior and junior,
David W. McFarlan,
Thomas Mann,
Jonathan D. Morris,
Hiram Millsap,
John Null,
David Pressley,
Jehu Piles,
John Parkinson,
Philander Powers,
Elisha Perkins,
Jesse Perkins,
Nathan Ramy,
Bethuel Riggs,
Jonathan Riggs,
Shapley Ross,
Mervin Ross,
William H. Robinson,
John M. Seymour,
James Stanley,
John Shrum,
Nicholas Shrum,
John Thurman,
John Talbot,
Winslow Turner, senior and junior,
Miles Turner,
Elias Turner,
John Ward,
John Waggoner,
Alembe Williams,
Levin Williams,
Thos. Williams,
James Williams,
Morgan Wright,
Zadock Woods,
Conrad Yater,
Peter Yater,
G.W. Zimmerman,
J.M. Zimmerman.

In Union Township:
Hugh Barnett,
John Cantriel,
James Cantriel,
Meredith Cox,
John Cox,
Adam Coose,
Daniel Draper,
Richard Fenton,
James Galloway, senior and junior,
William N. Galloway,
Charles Galloway,
John Gililland,
Matthias Gililland,
Samuel Gibson,
James Gibson,
Guian Gibson,
Isaac Hudson,
John Hudson,
Thomas Hudson,
Brice Hammock,
Martin Hammock,
Thomas Hammond,
William Harris,
Joseph Howdeshell,
John Howdeshell,
Robert Jameson,senior and junior,
George W. Jameson,
Samuel Lewis,
James Lewis,
Robert McNair,
Joseph McCoy,
David Merikle,
Thomas Merikle,
Quinten Moore,
Thomas Moore,
William Moore,
David Porter,
Samuel Smiley,
Joseph Sitton, senior and junior,
Philip Sitton,
William Sitton,
Lawrence B. Sitton,
Guian Sitton,
James Shaw,
William Trail,
Nicholas Wells,
Stacy Wells,
Josiah Wilson.

In Hurricane Township:
Benjamin Allen,
Reuben Abbott,
Benjamin Barton,
Thomas Barton,
William Burnes,
James Burnes,
Jonathan Cottle,
Ezekiel Downing,
David Diggs,
John Ezell,
Samuel Gladney,
John Galloway,
Peter Galloway, senior and junior,
Samuel Galloway,
William Galloway,
William Hammock,
Elijah Myers,
John Sapp,
Jessee Sitton,
Jehu L. Sitton,
James Sconce,
Samuel Sconce,
George Turnbaugh,
Daniel Van Burklon,
Edward Wiatt,
David Wilson,
Francis Withington.

In Monroe Township:
David Bailey,
Samuel Bailey,
Ira Cottle,
Almond Cottle,
Zachariah Callaway,
Ezekiel Dunning,
Abijah M. Highsmith,
David Lard,
John Lindsey,
Otis Peck,
James E. Paddock,
Thomas Riffle,
Joseph Russell,
Barnabas Thornhill,
James Turnbull,
James Woods,
Martin Woods,
Allen Woolfolk,
A.C. Woolfolk.

The following had no description attached to their land, and consequently it cannot be determined in which township they resided:
Sylvanus Allison,
Elijah Barton,
Charles Broadwater,
William Beatty,
Joseph Barnett,
James Cannon,
John Cox,
James Downing,
John H. Downing,
Silas Davis,
James Early,
Walter Emory,
John Griffith,
Andrew Gilbert,
Benjamin Highsmith,
William Highsmith,
Lovell Harrison,
William Harley,
George Harley,
Martin Harley,
James Harley,
Henry Howdeshell,
Alexander Hill,
Jesse Low,
Andrew Love,
Andrew Miller,
David McCoy,
William McCoy,
William McLane,
Reuben Nowell,
Bennet Palmer,
Andrew Patterson,
William O. Ross,
Moses Rainey,
Return Strong,
Samuel Sargent,
Samuel Shaw,
Samuel Smith,
Andrew Smith,
George W. Smith,
Charles Stewart,
Thomas Spillman,
John Turnbaugh,
William Talbert,
Peter Teague,
Rollin Teague,
Isaac Thurman,
Joseph Thurman,
Kesiah Woods,
John Walker,
Jacob Williamson,
Thomas Wells,
Severn Wallace,
James Wilson
John Wilson.

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