List of Land Tax within the District of Samuel H. Skinker Commissioner in the County of Stafford, Year 1817

Name of Owner Residence Estate Number of Town Lot Yearly Rents of Lots Amount of Taxes on Lots Acreage Total of tax upon lots & land Remarks
Alexander, Philip pr David Briggs Stafford fee simple 30 & 36 150 $4 50        
Alexander, Philip same same 47 50 $1 50       pr Trustees of Falmouth
Briggs, David Spotsylvania same 24 50 $1 50   $1 50  
Briggs, Thomas Fredbsg same 36 350 $10 50   $10 50  
Barnes, Newman B. Stafford same 78 150 $4 50   $4 50  
Brooke, William Jr. same same 29 150 $4 50   $4 50  
Bell, John per Morson Stafford same 20 100 $3 00        
for same Stafford same 2 350 $19 50        
Cole, James (B) same same 61 50 $1 50   $1 50  
Dunbar, Robert same same 20 & 23 300 $9 00        
same same same 20 150 $4 50        
same per warehouse & stables same same 92 200 $6 00   $24 50  
same for Lyon same same 22 33.34 $1 00        
same same same 11 33.34 $1 00        
same per Vass same same 77 60 $1 50        
same (smith's shop) same same 80 50 $1 50        
Forbes, Murray Stafford fee simple 42 50 $1 50   $1 50  
Fitzhugh, Alexander same same 27 & 35 150 $4 50   $4 50  
Gordon, Bazil same same 3 300 $9 00   $36 00  
same for L. Alexander same same 6 150 $4 50        
same for Payne same same 2 150 $4 50        
same same same 7 & 8 & 9 300 $9 00        
same for Richards & Short same same 2 300 $9 00        
Gordon, Samuel same same 14 150 $4 50   $18 00  
same store & warehouse same same 14 200 $6 00        
same pt 86 same same 86 50 $1 50        
same for G. Lawson same same pt of 86 100 $3 00        
same for Lewis pt Lott same same 86 50 $1 50        
same for Irvin same same 15 50 $1 50        
Hewitt, Mary   same 40 50 $1 50       Lott 40 pr McKittrick
Hewitt, James same same 95 100 $3 00   $3 00  
James, William Rev. same same 59 50 $1 50        
Leitch, George fr L. Alexander same same 84 100 $3 00   $3 00  
Lewis, Daniel (B) fr Seddon same same 103 100 $3 00   $3 00  
Langfit, John est. same same 35 100 $3 00   $3 00  
Minor, Henry (B) same same 61 50 $1 50   $1 50 pr Chs L. Carter
Mason, Enoch pr Hewitt same same 81 & 82 50 $1 50   $1 50  
Morson, Alexander same same 4 & 5 50 $1 50        
same same same 20 50 $1 50        
Norman, Elizabeth Stafford for life 2 75 $2 25   $2 25  
Payne, William pr Love Fauquier same 3 200 $6 00 100      
Porch, Esom per Dunbar Stafford same 80 100 $3 00        
same for Wallace same same 93 50 $1 50        
Pack, Leonard (B) Stafford same 103 50 $1 50   $1 50  
Robinson, Charles B. same same 25 150 $4 50   $4 50 pr William B. Wallace
Ross, William agt.   same 61 25   75     75  
Scott, C. Thomas same same 40 100 $3 00   $3 00 pr Daniel Lewis
Seddon, Thomas per Morson Stafford same 83 & 84 400 $12 00        
Seddon, John Estate same same 99 25   75     75  
Vass, James fr Grinnan same fee simple 7 400 $12 00        
same for Wallace   same 1 100 $3 00        
Towles, Zach same same 27 150 $4 50   $9 64  
same per Minor   same 95 100 $3 00        
same per same   same 97 25   75        
same per McMillan   same 28 25   75        
Walker, Samuel   same 3 300 $9 00   $9 00  
Weeks, Agnes pr John Weeks same same 3 250 $7 50   $9 00  
same same same 32 50 $1 50        

Free African American citizens owning property in Falmouth were noted in the land tax with a (B. In transcribing the close parenthesis has been added.



Last Updated on 3/14/2001
Enterred by Gary Stanton
Email: gstanton@umw.edu