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 1855.

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 Sim 32     94 50   19  
Bundy, Armistead (B) Stafford fee Sim 66 185 00 235 00   47  
Butler, Eliza (B) Stafford fee Sim part of 67     140 00   28  
same   fee Sim 23   140 00   28  
Barnes, Harrison B.& Sisters Stafford fee Sim 78 & 79 710 00 950 00 1 90 from J. B. Ficklen to H. B. Barnes 1851 charged heretofore to Lucy Olliver
Bowen, W. P. & Alexander Pool Spotsylvania fee Sim 25 & 27 950 00 1300 00 2 60  
same     part of 20 280 00 425 00   85 from William K. Gordon Trustee 1854
Brook, Sarah Stafford fee Sim 92 500 00 750 00 1 50 from D. Green trans'd 1853
                     
Chinn, William Stafford fee 2 375 00 750 00 1 50 .
Conway, Walker P. Stafford fee of 7 2365 00 2640 00 5 28  
same   fee Part of 81 1800 00 2250 00 4 50 from W. Brooke Trustee to Conway and Slaughter & from him to Conway 1851
same   fee 1     94 50   19  
same   fee 10 & 11 190 00 380 00   76  
same   fee 16     47 00   10 All from Jno. W. Slaughter trans'd 1851
same from Mason & Slaughter   fee 22 100 00 175 00   35 from Mason & Slaughter 1851
same from Gordon   fee   300 00 500 00 1 00  
Conway, Eustace, Trustee of E. T. Grinnan Stafford trust 3/4 of 16 250 00 650 00 1 30 from W. P. Conway to E. Conway trustee 1854
Conway, John M. Jr. Est. Stafford fee 28 660 00 950 00 1 90 from R.C. L. Moncure 1844
Corbin, Richard W. & Co. Stafford fee 29 & 35 1000 00 1200 00 2 40 from E. C. Fitzhugh trustee 1850
same   fee 80 330 00 475 00   95 from same trans'd 1850
same from Crump & others   fee 24 475 00 850 00 1 70 From Malcom Crump & others 1850
same from Suttle trustee   fee   350 00 400 00   80 from John H. Suttle trustee 1855
Corbin, Richard W. from M. Forbes Stafford fee part of 2     95 00   19 from M. Forbes Com'r 1852
same   fee of 12, 13 & 17 115 00 190 00   38 From J. Jones & wife trans'd 1853
Corbin, Eliza C. Stafford fee of 12, 13 & 17 115 00 190 00   38 to Lavinia Potts & other divided by a pailing in front and rear of building
                     
Dunbar, Anna G. Stafford fee 21 2500 0 3000 00 6 00 from E. G. Dunbar trans'd 1853.Buildings assessed 1853
same   fee 22 470 00 940 00 1 88  
Daffan, William & A. Goodwin Stafford fee 2 750 00 1600 00 3 20  
Davis, James W. from E. Conway Fredericksburg fee Ware House 80 140 00 475 00   95 from E. Conway trans'd 1852
                     
Easton, Tilda Fredericksburg fee 2 2000 00 2400 00 4 80 from J. B. Ficklen trans'd 1855
same     2 470 00 550 00 1 10 from same 1855
Ford, James W. Stafford fee       95 00   19  
Fox, Toby (B) Stafford fee part of 23 120 00 150 00   30  
page 1     39 17,506 00 25,081 00 50 17 Fraction 1
Forbes, Murray Stafford fee 29 & 35 2150 00 2500 00 5 00  
same   fee Store House 85 800 00 1000 00 2 00  
same   fee 42     230 00   46  
same   fee 85 800 00 1000 00 2 00  
same   fee 85   75 00   15  
same   fee 61 100 00 150 00   30  
same   fee 28 300 00 400 00   80  
Ficklin, Joseph B. Stafford fee 82     94 00   19  
same   fee 4/5 of 80 140 00 225 00   45  
same   fee part of 20 575 00 775 00 1 55 from Absolom King trans'd 1845
same from Gordon   fee 9 2000 00 2400 00 4 80  
same     6 & 7     40 00   08  
same     2     760 00 1 52  
same     95 140 00 620 00 1 24  
same           38 00   08  
same     of 16     75 00   15 All the above lots from Ann & D. H. Gordon trans'd 1855
Fitzhugh, William H. Stafford fee 6 2750 00 3000 00 6 00 From same trans'd 1855
                     
Greaves, Nathaniel Stafford fee 86 945 00 1418 00 2 84  
same   fee 86 190 00 280 00   56  
same   fee 86 190 00 560 00 1 12  
same   fee 86 190 00 380 00   76  
same   fee 86 190 00 380 00   76  
Green, Duff's Estate Stafford fee Store House 3 3780 00 4020 00 8 04  
same from Hewitt   fee   330 00 475 00   95  
same from Samuel Gordon   fee 14 3300 00 3700 00 7 40  
same from Vowles   fee of 97 100 00 140 00   28  
same from Gordon   fee 15     45 00   09  
same from Stribling   fee 32     45 00   09  
same from Payne   fee Elm Factory 3 3000 00 13100 00 26 00  
same   fee 93     90 00   18  
same   fee 93     95 00   19 from Thomas B. Sanford trans'd 1848
same   fee Ware House 1& 2 1000 00 1800 00 3 60 from Bazil Gordon trans'd 1849
same   fee 6 335 00 565 00 1 13  
Page 2     32 23,305 00 40,375 00 80 76 fraction 1
Guy, John Stafford fee 3 600 00 800 00 1 60 from John F. Ficklen trans'd 1853
Green, James (B) Stafford fee 32 110 00 140 00   28  
Green, William J. Stafford fee Part of 85     75 00   15  
                     
Hill, Harris Stafford fee 99     95 00   19  
Hall, Benjamin Stafford fee part of 103 460 00 750 00 1 50 from J. M. O'Bannon trans'd 1841
Hall, Benjamin & Paul Hall, Trustees of Baptist Church Stafford trust 81 & 82 375 00 620 00 1 24 from Sarah Daniel by will 1844
Hewit, Thomas H. Stafford fee 86 1000 00 1400 00 2 80  
same   fee 86     280 00   56  
same   fee 86     200 00   40 from R. C. L. Moncure trustee 1848
Harding, Strother's Estate Stafford fee 2 700 00 950 00 1 90 from Duff Green 1848
                     
Johnston, Benjamin (B) Stafford fee part of 103 115 00 150 00   30  
Keys, Polly (B) Stafford fee part of 67     95 00   19 from George Kiger trans'd 1854
Kiger, Bazill Stafford fee 1/3 of 55 & 56     95 00   19  
                     
Leitch, Hannah & daughters Stafford fee 84 500 0 750 00 1 50  
Latham, Bettie R. Stafford fee 33 & 34 1650 0 2350 00 4 70 from John M. Whitamore 1854
same   fee 56 & 62 140 0 235 00   47 from John M. Whitamore 1854
Lipscomb, T. D. & J. R. Garrison, Trustees of Methodist E. Church Stafford Trust half of 97 330 0 470 00   94 from Nathaniel Greaves trans'd 1855
                     
Mason, Alexander H. Stafford fee 30 & 36 1000 00 1350 00 2 70 from Mary Buckhannon & others 1845
Mason, Alex'r H. & C. S. Scott Stafford fee pt of 80 140 00 230 00   46 from E. C. Fitzhugh trans'd 1851
Minor, Henry's admr. Stafford fee part of 61 140 00 180 00   36  
Miller, William H. Stafford fee part of 2 600 00 850 00 1 70 from Jno. M. Conway Jr. Com'r in suit Miller against Honey trans'd 1849
Moncure, Richard C Stafford fee part of 2 150 00 280 00   56 from Joseph W. Honey's Trustee 1851
same   fee part of 9 100 00 140 00   28 from Jno. Howison Com'r & Jane Beal 1851
Morson, Arthur A. Richmond fee part of 2 235 00 475 00   95  
                     
O'Banion, John M. Stafford fee part of 103 940 00 1500 00 3 00  
same from Honey's trustee   fee 61 115 00 150 00   30 from J. W. Honey's Trustee trans'd 1851
same   fee   115 00 150 00   30 from J. W. Honey's Trustee trans'd 1851
Page 3     31 9,515 00 14,760 00 29 52 fraction none
O'Banion, John M. Stafford fee Smith & wheel wright shop [lot] 1     95 00   19 from R. C. L. Moncure attorney for Thomas Phinney (Geo Lantham property) 1851
same   fee ware house 84 140 00 475 00   95  
same   fee 57 & 58     190 00   38 from J. W. Honey 1851
same   fee 64 & 65 150 00 325 00   65 from J. W. Honey 1851
                     
Reaves, John H. from W. P. Conway Stafford fee ware house & cooper shop part of 81     100 00   20  
                     
Scott, Thomas C. King George fee of 45              
same   fee 46              
same   fee 52              
same   fee 53              
same   fee 38 & 39              
same   fee 59 & 60              
same   fee pt of 66 & 67     170 00   34  
Seddon, Nancy Stafford fee 99 140 00 280 00   56  
Suttle, John H. & Charles F. Stafford fee 81 280 00 375 00   75 from W. P. Conway & J. W. Slaughter 1851
Styers, Mary J. Stafford fee 80 470 00 700 00 1 52 from Benj'n Hall 1854
same   fee 1/5 of 80     60 00   12 from Benj'n Hall 1854
                     
Waller, Catharine B. Stafford fee 36 945 00 1150 00 2 30 from Sarah Langfit trans'd 1848
same Stafford fee Old Market House lot     190 00   38 from W. P. Conway trans'd 1850
                     
Yates, John B. Stafford fee 40 140 00 280 00   56  
Yates, Betsey C. Stafford fee 40 & 47 & 48     195 00   39  
Page 4     26 2265 00 4645 00 9 29 fraction none

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



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