A List of the Taxable Town Lots within the District of James E. Towson, Commissioner of Revenue in the County of Stafford for the year 1852

Name of Owner Residence Tenure Town Lot No. Value buildings Value of Lots including Buildings Amount of Taxes on Lots Explanation of Alterations
        $ $ $  
Bowen, William P. Spotsylvania fee simple 32     94 #   17  
Bundy, Armistead (B) Stafford fee simple 66 185 00 235 00   42  
Butler, Eliza (B) Stafford fee simple part of 67     140 00   23  
same Stafford fee simple 23   140 00   23  
Barnes, Harrison B.& Sisters Stafford fee simple 78 & 79 710 00 950 00   71 from J. B. Ficklen to H. B. Barnes 1851 charged heretofore to Lucy Olliver
                     
Chinn, William Stafford fee simple 2 375 00 750 00 1 35 .
Conway, Walker P. Stafford fee simple of 7 2365 00 2640 00 4 76  
same   fee simple Part of 81 1800 00 2350 00 4 05 from Whitfield Brooke Trustee to Conway and Slaughter & from him to Conway 1851
same from J. W. Slaughter   fee simple 3/4 of 16 250 00 650 00 1 17  
same   fee simple 1     94 50   17  
same   fee simple 10 & 11 190 00 380 00   68  
same   fee simple 16     47 00   09 All from Jno. W. Slaughter trans'd 1851
same from Mason Slaughter   fee simple Tauman Lot 22 100 00 175 00   32 from A. H. Mason & J. W. Slaughter transfer'd 1851 charged heretofore to W. Lorman of Baltimore
Conway, John M. Jr. Est. Stafford fee simple 28 660 00 950 00 1 71 from R.C. L. Moncure 1844
Corbin, Richard W. & Co. Stafford fee simple 29 & 35 1000 00 1200 00 2 16 from Edmond C. Fitzhugh trustee 1850
    fee simple 80 330 00 475 00   86 from same trans'd 1850
from Crump & others   fee simple 24 475 00 850 00 1 53 From Malcom H. Crump & others 1850
Corbin, Richard W. from M. Forbes     part of 2     95 00   17 from M. Forbes Com'r trans'd 1852
Corbin, Elizabeth C. Stafford fee simple of 12, 13 & 17 115 00 190 00   34 From Seddon's Exors transferred 1851. to Lavinia Potts & other divided by a pailing in front and rear of building
                     
Dunbar, William Louisiana fee simple 21 1400 00 1900 00 3 42  
same   fee simple 22 470 00 940 00 1 70  
Daffan, William & A. Goodwin Stafford fee simple 2 750 00 1600 00 2 88  
Davis, James W. from E. Conway Stafford   Ware House 80 140 00 475 00   86  
Ford, James W. Stafford fee simple       95 00   17  
Forbes, Murray Stafford fee simple 29 & 35 2150 00 2500 00 4 50  
same   fee simple Store House 85 800 00 1000 00 1 80  
same   fee simple 42     230 00   42  
same   fee simple 85   75 00   19  
same   fee simple 85 800 00 1000 00 1 80  
page 1     33 15,065 00 22,121 00 39 85  
Forbes, Murray Stafford fee simple 61 100 00 150 00   27  
same   fee simple 28 300 00 400 00   72  
Ficklin, Joseph B. Stafford fee simple 82     94 00   17  
same   fee simple 4/5 of 80 140 00 225 00   41  
same   fee simple part of 20 575 00 775 00 1 40 from Absolom King trans'd 1845
Fox, Toby (B) Stafford fee simple part of 23 120 00 150 00   27  
Ficklin, John F. Fredericksburg fee simple 3 600 00 800 00 1 44 from John Howison Com'r and Jane B. Beale Wm C. Beale's property 1851
                     
Gordon, Anna C. Fredericksburg life 6 2750 00 3000 00 5 40  
same from Payne   life 2 2000 00 2400 00 4 32  
same   life 9 2000 00 2400 00 4 32  
same from Short   life 2 470 00 550 00   99  
same from Williams   life 6 & 7     40 00   08  
same   life 2     760 00 1 37 All these lots from Bazel Gordon by will trans'd 1848
same from Green   life 95 140 00 620 00 1 44  
Gordon, Douglas H. Fredericksburg fee simple       38 00   07 from Bazel Gordon transf'd 1844
same   fee simple of 16     75 00   14 from same Trans'd 1844
Greaves, Nathaniel Stafford fee simple 86 945 00 1418 00 2 55  
same   fee simple 86 190 00 280 00   50  
same   fee simple 86 190 00 560 00 1 01  
same   fee simple 86 190 00 380 00   69  
same   fee simple 86 190 00 380 00   69  
same from W. P. Conway Jr. Trustee   fee simple half of 97 330 00 470 00   85 from W. P. Conway Trustee transfer'd 1851
Green, Duff Stafford fee simple Store House 3 3780 00 4020 00 7 25  
same from Hewitt   fee simple   330 00 475 00   86  
same from Samuel Gordon   fee simple 14 3300 00 3700 00 6 66  
same from Vowles   fee simple of 97 100 00 140 00   25  
same from Gordon   fee simple 15     45 00   08  
same from Stribling   fee simple 32     45 00   08  
same   fee simple 92 500 00 750 00 1 35 omitted on assessors book
same from Payne   fee simple Elm Factory 3 ## 00 13000 00 23 40  
same   fee simple 93     90 00   16  
same from Sanford   fee simple part of 55 & 56     95 00   17 from Thomas B. Sanford 1848
Page 2     34 21910 00 37855 00 75 03 fraction 6
Green, Duff Stafford fee simple Ware House land 2 1000 00 1800 00 3 24 from Bazil Gordon trans'd 1849
same   fee simple 6 335 00 565 00 1 02 from Charles Bruce & wife, formerly Seddon. Property of the late P. Alexander 1850
Green, James (B) Stafford fee simple 32 110 00 140 00   25  
Green, William J. Stafford fee simple Part of 85     75 00   14 from E. Conway trustee of J. W. Honey 1851 of parcel bot of M. Forbes some years back. deed never recorded or lot transfered
                     
Hill, Harris Stafford fee simple 99     95 00   17 from George Latham's trustee to H. Hill 1851
Hall, Benjamin Stafford fee simple 80 470 00 760 00 1 37  
same   fee simple 1/5 of 80     60 00   11  
same from O'Bannon   fee simple part of 103 460 00 750 00 1 35 from John M. O'Bannon trs'd 1841
Hall, Benjamin & Paul Hall, Trustees of Baptist Church Stafford trust 81 & 82 375 00 620 00 1 13 from Sarah S. Daniel by will 1844
Hewit, Thomas H. Stafford fee simple 86 1000 00 1400 00 2 52  
same   fee simple 86     280 00   51  
same   fee simple 86     200 00   36 from R. C. L. Moncure trustee 1848
Harding, Strother est. Stafford fee simple 2 700 00 950 00 1 71 from Duff Green trans'd 1848
Humphreys, Samuel Stafford fee simple   350 00 400 00   72  
Honey, Jos. W. Stafford fee simple 57 & 58     190 00   34 from Gallagher & others trans'd 1849
same   fee simple 64 & 65 150 00 325 00   59 from Gallagher & others trans'd 1849
Johnston, Benjamin (B) Stafford fee simple part of 103 115 00 150 00   27  
Kees, Polly (B) Stafford fee simple part of 67     95 00   17  
Kiger, George Stafford fee simple 1/3 of 56 & 56     95 00   17  
King, Absolam Stafford fee simple 25 & 27 950 00 1300 00 2 34  
same   fee simple part of 20 280 00 425 00   77  
                     
Leitch, Hannah & daughters Stafford fee simple 84 500 0 750 00 1 35  
                     
Mason, Alexander H. Stafford fee simple 30 & 36 1000 00 1350 00 2 43 from Mary Buckhannon & others 1843
Mason, Alex'r H. & C. S. Scott Stafford fee simple pt of 80 140 00 230 00   42 from Edmond C. Fitzhugh trustee 1851
Minor, Henry's admr. Fredericksburg fee simple part of 61 140 00 180 00   32  
Miller, William H.   fee simple part of 2 600 00 850 00 1 53 from Jno. M. Conway Jr. Com'r in suit Miller against Honey trans'd 1849
Morson, Arthur A. Richmond fee simple part of 2 235 00 475 00 1 86  
Moncure, Richard C. L. Stafford fee simple 40     100 00   18 building destroyed by fire
Page 3     35 8910 00 14,610 00 26 34 fraction 4
Moncure, Richard C. L. Stafford fee simple 47 & 48     95 00   17 from Edmond Christian com'r J. S. C't 1848
same from Honey's trustee   fee simple part of 2 150 00 280 00   51 from Joseph W. Honey's Trustee 1851
same from Howison Com'r   fee simple part of 9 100 00 140 00   25 from Jno. Howison Com'r & Jane B. Beale, W. E. Beale's property bot of B. Seddon
                     
O'Banion, John M. Stafford fee simple part of 103 940 00 1500 00 2 70  
same from Honey's trustee   fee simple 61 115 00 150 00   27 from J. W. Honey's Trustee trans'd 1851
same from Honey's trustee   fee simple Stable lot 115 00 150 00   27 from J. W. Honey 1851
same from Moncure, Atty at fee simple   fee simple Smith & wheel wright shop     95 00   17 from R. C. L. Moncure att'y in fact for Thos. Phinney trustee Geo Lantham 1851
same Ware House   fee simple ware house 84 140 00 475 00   86  
                     
Potts, Lavinia & others Stafford fee simple of 12, 13 & 17 115 00 190 00   34 from Eliz. C. Corbin trans'd 1851
        100 00 100 00   18 from Walker P. Conway trans'd 1852
Reaves, John H. from W. P. Conway Stafford fee simple ware house & cooper shop part of 81 330 00 470 00 1 44 from R. C. L. Moncure 1847
                     
Scott, C. Thomas Stafford fee simple of 45              
same   fee simple 46              
same   fee simple 52              
same   fee simple 53              
same   fee simple 38 & 39              
same   fee simple 59 & 60              
same   fee simple pt of 66 & 67     170 00   31  
Seddon, Nancy Stafford fee simple 99 140 00 280 00   51  
Suttle, John H. & Charles F. Stafford fee simple 81 280 00 375 00 1 44 from W. P. Conway & J. W. Slaughter 185. conveyed to Conway & Slaughter by Whitfield Brooks
                     
Waller, Catharine B. Stafford fee simple 36 945 00 1150 00 2 07 from Sarah Langfit & others 1845
same from Conway Stafford fee simple old Market House lot     190 00   34 from W. P. Conway trans'd 1850
Whitamore, John Stafford   56, 62 140 00 235 00   42  
same     33, 84 1650 00 2350 00 4 23  
                     
Yates, John B. Stafford fee simple 40 140 00 280 00   31 from W. P. Conway & J. W. Slaughter 1851
Page 4     31 4970 00 8205 00 14 79 fraction 2

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 2/28/2001
Enterred by Gary Stanton
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