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 1856

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   38  
Bundy, Armistead Stafford fee Sim 66 185 00 235 00   94  
Butler, Eliza Stafford fee Sim part of 67     140 00   56  
same   fee Sim 23   140 00   56  
Barnes, Harrison B.& Sisters Stafford fee Sim 78 & 79 710 00 950 00 3 80 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 5 20  
same     part of 20 280 00 425 00 1 70 from William K. Gordon Trustee 1854
Brook, Sarah Stafford fee Sim 92 500 00 750 00 3 00 from D. Green trans'd 1853
                     
Conway, Walker P. Stafford fee of 7 2365 00 2640 00 10 56  
same   fee Part of 81 1800 00 2250 00 9 00  
same   fee 1     94 50   38  
same   fee 10 & 11 190 00 380 00 1 52  
same   fee 16     47 00   19 All from J. W. Slaughter 1851
same   fee 22 100 00 175 00   70 from Mason & Slaughter 1851
same from Gordon   fee   300 00 500 00 2 00  
Conway, Eustace, Trustee Stafford trust 3/4 of 16 250 00 650 00 2 60 from W. P. Conway 1854
Conway, John M. Jr. Est. Stafford fee 28 660 00 950 00 3 80 from R.C. L. Moncure 1844
Corbin, Richard W. & Co. Stafford fee 29 & 35 1000 00 1200 00 4 80 from E. C. Fitzhugh trustee 1850
same   fee 80 330 00 475 00 1 90 from same trans'd 1850
same from Crump & others   fee 24 475 00 850 00 3 40 From M. Crump & others 1850
same from Suttle trustee   fee   350 00 400 00 1 60 from John H. Suttle trustee 1855
Corbin, Richard W. & J. M. O'Banon Stafford fee ware house and coopers shop part of 81     100 00   40 from J. W. Reeves' trustee 1856
Corbin, Richard W.   fee of 12, 13 & 17 115 00 190 00   76 From J. Jones & wife 1853
same   fee part of 2 375 00 750 00 3 00 heretofore charged to William Chinn trans'd 1856
same from Wm. Morson Exors   fee part of 20 235 00 475 00 1 90 From William Morson's Exor's trans'd 1856
Corbin, Eliza C. Stafford fee of 12, 13 & 17 115 00 190 00   76 to Lavinia Potts & other divided by a pailing in front and rear of building
                     
Dunbar, Anna G. Stafford fee 21 2500 0 3000 00 12 00 from E. G. Dunbar trans'd 1853.Buildings assessed 1853
same   fee 22 470 00 940 00 3 76  
Daffan, William & A. Goodwin Stafford fee 2 750 00 1600 00 6 40  
Davis, James W. from E. Conway Fredericksburg fee Ware House 80 140 00 475 00 1 90 from E. Conway trans'd 1852
page 1     34 14,395 00 22,366 00 89 47 Fraction 1
Easton, Tilda Fredericksburg fee 2 2000 00 2400 00 9 60 from J. B. Ficklen trans'd 1855
same     2 470 00 550 00 2 20 from same 1855
                     
Ford, James W. Stafford fee       95 00   38  
Fox, Toby Stafford fee part of 23 120 00 150 00   60  
Forbes, Murray Stafford fee 29 & 35 2150 00 2500 00 10 00  
same   fee Store House 85 800 00 1000 00 4 00  
same   fee 42     230 00   92  
same   fee 85 800 00 1000 00 4 00  
same   fee 85   75 00   30  
same   fee 61 100 00 150 00   60  
same   fee 28 300 00 400 00 1 60  
Ficklin, Joseph B. Stafford fee 82     94 00   38  
same   fee 4/5 of 80 140 00 225 00   90  
same   fee part of 20 575 00 775 00 3 10 from Absolom King trans'd 1845
same from Gordon   fee 9 2000 00 2400 00 9 60  
same     6 & 7     40 00   16  
same     2     760 00 3 04  
same     95 140 00 620 00 2 48  
same           38 00   16  
same     of 16     75 00   30 All the above lots from Ann C.& D. H. Gordon trans'd 1855
Fitzhugh, William H. Stafford fee 6 2750 00 3000 00 12 00 From same trans'd 1855
                     
Greaves, Nathaniel Stafford fee 86 945 00 1418 00 5 68  
same   fee 86 190 00 280 00 1 12  
same   fee 86 190 00 560 00 2 24  
same   fee 86 190 00 380 00 1 52  
same   fee 86 190 00 380 00 1 52  
Green, Duff's Estate Stafford fee Store House 3 3780 00 4020 00 16 08  
same from Hewitt   fee   330 00 475 00 1 90  
same from Samuel Gordon   fee 14 3300 00 3700 00 14 80  
same from Vowles   fee of 97 100 00 140 00   56  
same from Gordon   fee 15     45 00   18  
Page 2     33 21,560 00 27,975 00 111 92 fraction 2
Green, Duff's Estate Stafford fee 32     45 00   18  
same from Payne   fee Elm Factory 3 3000 00 13100 00 52 00  
same   fee 93     90 00   36  
same   fee 93     95 00   38 from Thomas B. Sanford 1848
same   fee Ware House 1& 2 1000 00 1800 00 7 20 from Bazil Gordon trans'd 1849
same   fee 6 335 00 565 00 2 26  
Guy, John Stafford fee 3 600 00 800 00 3 20 from John F. Ficklen trans'd 1853
Green, James (B) Stafford fee 32 110 00 140 00   56  
Green, William J. Stafford fee Part of 85     75 00   30  
                     
Hill, Harris Stafford fee 99     95 00   38  
Hall, Benjamin Stafford fee part of 103 460 00 750 00 3 00 from J. M. O'Bannon trans'd 1841
Hall, Benjamin & Paul Hall, Trustees of Baptist Church Stafford trust 81 & 82 375 00 620 00 2 48 from Sarah Daniel by will 1844
Hewit, Thomas H. Stafford fee 86 1000 00 1400 00 5 60  
same   fee 86     280 00 1 12  
same   fee 86     200 00   80 from R. C. L. Moncure trustee 1848
Harding, Strother's Estate Stafford fee 2 700 00 950 00 2 80 from Duff Green 1848
                     
Johnston, Benjamin (B) Stafford fee part of 103 115 00 150 00   60  
Keys, Polly (B) Stafford fee part of 67     95 00   38  
Kiger, Bazill Stafford fee 1/3 of 55 & 56     95 00   38  
same   fee part of 2     95 00   38 from George Kiger trans'd 1854
                     
Leitch, Hannah & daughters Stafford fee 84 500 0 750 00 3 00  
Latham, Bettie R. Stafford fee 33 & 34 1650 0 2350 00 9 40 from John M. Whitamore 1854
same   fee 56 & 62 140 0 235 00   94 from John M. Whitamore 1854
Lipscomb, T. D. & J. R. Garrison, Trustees of M. E. Church Stafford fee half of 97 330 0 470 00 1 88 from Nathaniel Greaves trans'd 1855
                     
Mason, Alexander H. Stafford fee 30 & 36 1000 00 1350 00 5 40 from Mary Buckhannon & others 1845
Mason, Alex'r H. & C. S. Scott Stafford fee pt of 80 140 00 230 00   92 from E. C. Fitzhugh trans'd 1851
Minor, Henry's admr. Fredericksburg fee part of 61 140 00 180 00   72  
Miller, William H. Stafford fee part of 2 600 00 850 00 3 40 from Jno. M. Conway Jr. Com'r 1849
Page 3     35 12,195 00 27,775 00 111 02 fraction none
Moncure, Richard C Stafford fee part of 2 150 00 280 00 1 12 from Joseph W. Honey's Trustee 1851
same   fee part of 9 100 00 140 00   56 from Jno. Howison Com'r & Jane Beale 1851
                     
O'Banion, John M. Stafford fee part of 103 940 00 1500 00 6 00  
same from Honey's trustee   fee 61 115 00 150 00   60 from J. W. Honey's Trustee trans'd 1851
same   fee   115 00 150 00   60 from J. W. Honey's Trustee trans'd 1851
same   fee Smith & wheel wright shop [lot] 1     95 00   38 from R. C. L. Moncure attorney for Thomas Phinney (Geo Lantham property) 1851
same   fee ware house 84 140 00 475 00 1 90  
same   fee 57 & 58     190 00   76 from J. W. Honey 1851
same   fee 64 & 65 150 00 325 00 1 30 from J. W. Honey 1851
                     
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   68  
Seddon, Nancy Stafford fee 99 140 00 280 00 1 12  
Suttle, John H. & Charles F. Stafford fee 81 280 00 375 00 1 50 from W. P. Conway & J. W. Slaughter 1851
Styers, Mary J. Stafford fee 80 470 00 700 00 3 04 from Benjamin Hall 1854
same   fee 1/5 of 80     60 00   24 from Benjamin Hall 1854
                     
Waller, Catharine B. Stafford fee 36 945 00 1150 00 4 60 from Sarah Langfit trans'd 1848
same Stafford fee Old Market House lot     190 00   76 from W. P. Conway trans'd 1850
                     
Yates, John B. Stafford fee 40 140 00 280 00 1 12  
Yates, Betsey C. Stafford fee 40 & 47 & 48     195 00   78  
Page 4     31 3685 00 6765 00 27 06 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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