List of Land Tax within the District of Samuel H. Peyton Commissioner in the County of Stafford, Year 1818

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
Briggs, D. Stafford fee simple 30 & 36 150 $4 50        
Briggs, David Spotsylvania same 24 50 $1 50   $1 50  
Briggs, Thomsas Fredbsg same 36 350 $10 50   $10 50  
Barnes, Newman B. Stafford same 78 150 $4 50        
Bell, John per Morson Stafford same 20 100 $3 00        
for same Stafford same 2 350 $10 50   $13 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        
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 80        
same (smith's shop) same same 80 50 $1 50   $24 50  
Fitzhugh, Alexander same same 29 & 35 150 $4 50        
same for A. Morson same same pt of 2 100 $3 00   $7 50  
Forbes, Murray Stafford fee simple 42 50 $1 50        
same per Wm Brooke same same 29 & 35 150 $4 50        
Gordon, Bazil same same 3 300 $9 00        
same for Alexander same same 6 150 $4 50        
same for Payne same same 7 & 8 & 9 300 $9 00        
same for Richards & Short same same 2 300 $9 00        
same for Wallace W. lots same same 1 & 2 200 $6 00        
same for Payne same same 2 150 $4 50   $36 00  
Gordon, Samuel same same 14 150 $4 50        
same store & warehouse same same 14 200 $6 00        
same (plank lots) same same 86 50 $1 50        
same for G. Lawson same same pt of 86 100 $3 00        
same for Irvin same same 15 50 $1 50        
same for Lewis same same 86 50 $1 50   $18 00  
Green, Duff pr Sam Walker same same 3 300 $9 00   $9 00 from Thornton Alexander
Hewitt, Mary's estate   same 40 50 $1 50   $1 50  
Hewitt, James same same 95 80 $2 40   $2 40  
James, William Rev. same same 59 50 $1 50   $1 50  
Kiger, George (B) same same 55 & 62 20   60 1   64  
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  
Lawman, William Baltimore fee simple 22 20   60     60 never noticed before
Minor, Henry (B) fr Ch Carter same same 61 50 $1 50   $1 50  
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  
Porch, Esom per Dunbar Stafford same 80 100 $3 00   $3 00  
same for Wallace same same 93 50 $1 50   $1 50  
Payne, William for Love Fauquier same 3 200 $6 00 100 $6 92  
Pack, Leonard (B) Stafford same 103 50 $1 50   $1 50  
Ross, William agt.   same 61 25   75     75  
Scott, C. Thomas pr Alexander same same 47 & 48 50 $1 50        
same for D. Lewis same same 40 75 $2 25   $3 75  
Seddon, Thomas per Morson Stafford same 83 & 84 400 $12 00        
same for J. Seddon same same of 99 12.5   38       charged to Nancy Seddon
same for lots fr Wallace same same 25 150 $4 50        
Nancy Seddon same same of 99 12.5   38       from J. Seddon's estate
Taylor, John per Morson same same part of 2 250 $7 50   $7 50 never noticed before
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        
same per Minor   same 25 100 $3 00        
same per same   same 97 25   75        
same per McMillan   same 28 25   75   $9 64  
Weeks, Agnes est. Falmouth same 3 250 $7 50        
same same same 32 50 $1 50   $9 00  

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