List of the Tax on Houses and Lotts in the Town of Fredericksburg taken by Robert B. Chew, Com'r 1788

*This digital version was made from microfilm of the Land Tax Book for Fredericksburg at the State Library of Virginia. The Clerk's Office of the Fredericksburg Circuit Court has an unbound version of the 1788 Land Tax Accounts for Fredericksburg. There are some, mostly formatting, differences. These have been noted as "*" in the table below. Where additional or different information is given this has been included in square brackets "[]".
Proprietors No of Lotts Own Houses Tenants Net Rent/Value Total rent Amt Tax @ 5%
        S d S d S d
Atkinson, John 43,44   Edm'd Window 37 10 0 37 10 0 1 17 6
Allen, James 64,124 James Allen   22 10 0 22 10 0 1 2 6
Armistead, Henry Est     Burgess Ball 15 0 0 15 0 0 0 15 0
Alexander, William     Doct'r James Gillies* 57 0 0 57 0 0 2 17 6
Abbott, Samuel 39,40 Samuel Abbott   75 0 0            
Abbott, Samuel 257   Andrew Specht 5 0 0 80 0 0 4 0 0
Brownlow, John 4   Richard Taylor 90 0 0            
  79,80   Doct'r Robert Wellford 40 0 0 130 0 0 6 10 0
Baylor, John Colo. 45,46   John Legg 40 0 0            
      Mrs. Patterson 10 0 0 50 0 0 2 10 0
Baggott, Margarett 39,40   Thomas Eddy 120 0 0            
      Wm. Pearson 35 0 0 155 0 0 7 15 0
Brown, Thomas 73, 74 Thomas Brown   40 0 0            
      Tully Whithurst 30 0 0 70 0 0 3 10 0
Benson, John 17   Walter Payne 95 0 0            
      John Cokely 10 0 0 105 0 0 5 5 0
Ballendines, Assignees 93, 95   Robert Walker 4 0 0 4 0 0 0 4 0
Blair, David 271   John Webb 4 10 0 4 10 0 0 4 6
                         
Corporation Market [Church]   Joseph Berry 7 10 0 7 10 0 0 7 6
Chew, R. Beverley 32   Smith, Young & Hyde 71 15 0 71 15 0 3 11 9
Christie, Joseph 41, 42 Jos. Christie   45 0 0 45 0 0 2 5 0
Cochran, Thomas 43, 44 Thomas Cochran   45 0 0 45 0 0 2 5 0
Chiles, Henry 43, 44   Edward Roberts 42 0 0 42 0 0 2 2 0
Carter, Edward 83, 84   Charles Carter Jr. 50 0 0            
Carter, Edward 85, 86   Thomas Vowles 18 0 0            
Carter, Edward     George McCutchen 15 0 0 83 0 0 4 3 0
Callender & Henderson 47, 48 David Henderson   78 0 0 78 0 0 3 18 0
Duncanson, James 21, 22 James Duncanson   32 10 0            
      Patton & Dalrymple 72 10 0            
      Walter Gregory 30 0 0            
  32   Charles Urquhurt 60 0 0 195 0 0 9 15 0
Day, Benjamin 47, 48 Benj'a Day   72 10 0 72 10 0 3 12 6
Dickerson, Elisha 7.7   Williams & Clark 15 0 0            
  136, 13.13, 15.15 Elisha Dickerson   45 0 0 60 0 0 3 0 0
Dixon, Roger 14.14, 16.16   Blacksmith Moses 12 0 0            
  242   John Benson 20 0 0 32 0 0 1 12 0
Donally, Christee Es. 204   Patrick French 6 0 0 6 0 0 0 6 0
Evans, Phillip 141 Phillip Evans   6 0 0            
      John Donaldson 3 0 0 9 0 0 0 9 0
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Forsythe, Robert 18   Mrs. Jarvis 22 10 0            
      Amos Gore 23 0 0            
      Suckey Jones 6 0 0 51 10 0 2 11 6
Ford, Standish 43, 44 Standish Ford   45 0 0            
      James Pottinger 30 0 0 75 0 0 3 15 0
Fox, James Estate 8.8   Fran's Burns 6 0 0 6 0 0 0 6 0
Ferneyhough, John 68 John Ferneyhough   30 0 0 30 0 0 1 10 0
French, George 135 George French   22 10 0            
  247   Charles Carter Sr. 35 0 0 57 10 0 2 17 6
Frazer, Andrew Est. 227   Charles West 8 0 0 8 0 0 0 8 0
Garner, Richard 136                      
Glassell, John 11, 12   Glassell & Campbell 40 0 0            
"     Fletchers & Sunderland 95 0 0 135 0 0 6 15 0
Gregory, Walter 25   Lease of G. Weedon                  
Heiskill, Godlove 7 Godlove Heiskill   15 0 0            
Heiskill, Godlove 41, 42 Godlove Heiskill   25 0 0 40 0 0 2 0 0
Heath, Susanna 20 Susannah Heath   25 0 0            
      Robert Crookshanks 8 0 0            
      Jas. Fergusson 8 0 0            
      Lawrence John 10 0 0            
  138   Richard Johnston 6 0 0 57 0 0 2 17 0
Hackley, James Est. 29 Ann Hackley   40 0 0 40 0 0 2 0 0
Harvey, William 33, 34 William Harvey   30 0 0            
      Jacob Kuhn 55 0 0 85 0 0 4 5 0
Harris, Jonathan 47, 48   Middleton & Co.* 76 0 0 76 0 0 3 16 0
Hazelgrove, John Est. 6.6, 53 William Jackson   25 0 0 25 0 0 1 5 0
Hansberry, Peter 78   Edward Wells 9 0 0            
  "   John Newton 12 0 0            
  "   Richard Kenny 15 0 0 36 0 0 1 16 0
Hall, Elisha 147, 148 Elisha Hall   20 0 0            
Hall, Elisha "   Walter McFarlane 10 0 0            
Hall, Elisha "   Rev'd Thos Thornton 12 10 0 42 10 2 2 6  
Hunter, James Estate 274, 275   Mary Sullivan 30 0 0            
Hunter, James Estate 256   John Baggott 22 10 0 52 10 0 2 12 6
Hardia, John 252, 262 John Hardia   18 0 0            
      Robert Brooke 8 0 0            
      Daniel Ross 6 0 0            
      Priscilla Jacobs 5 0 0 37 0 0 1 17 6
Herndon, Edward 35, 36   Jacob Whitter 70 0 0 70 0 0 3 10 0
Hunter, James* 267   Henry Mitchell 40 0 0 40 0 0 2 0 0
Julian, John Est. 30 Margaret Julian   75 0 0            
      James Smock 28 0 0            
  8, 31   Will'm Wiatt 30 0 0 133 0 0 6 13 0
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Jackson, William 37, 38   Robert Walker 17 10 0            
      William Smock 15 0 0            
      Yates & Lovell 40 0 0            
      James Brown 10 0 0 82 10 0 4 2 6
Johnson, Robert   Robert Johnston   30 0 0 30 0 0 1 10 0
Jones, Joseph 254, 264   James Monroe 25 0 0            
Jones, Joseph     John Dawson 12 0 0 37 0 0 1 17 0
Lacoste, Stephen 15, 16 Stephen Lacoste   35 0 0            
Lacoste, Stephen     Thomas Garnett 60 0 0 95 0 0 4 15 0
Lucas, Peter Est. 62 Rebecca Lucas   3 0 0 3 0 0 0 3 0
Lucas, Zach'y 76 Zach'y Lucas   45 0 0 45 0 0 2 5 0
Lovell, Weedon [William] 77 [75]   Richard Garner 12 0 0 12 0 0 0 12 0
Legg, John 79, 80                      
" 25   [Lease of Weedon] 6 0 0 6 0 0 0 6 0
Lipscomb, Phillip 81, 82 Phillip Lipscomb   15 0 0 15 0 0 0 15 0
Lewis, William 244 William Lewis   22 10 0 22 10 0 1 2 6
Lewis, John 89, 90     5 0 0 5 0 0 0 5 0
McWilliams, William 27, 28   William French 70 0 0            
McWilliams, William     Robert Galloway 40 0 0 110 0 0 5 10 0*
McWilliams, William 134 William McWilliams   30 0 0 30 0 0 1 10 0*
Miller, Thomas 32 Thomas Miller   20 0 0            
Miller, Thomas     Colin Ross 30 0 0 50 0 0 2 10 0
Mercer, Hugh's Est. 49   William Murray 12 0 0            
Mercer, Hugh's Est. 50 Isabella Mercer   20 0 0            
Mercer, Hugh's Est. 268   Sally Jones 3 0 0 35 0 0 1 15 0
McWilliams, Joshua       22 10 0 22 10 0 1 2 6
Montgomery, Thos. 123   Neil McCoul 25 0 0 25 0 0 1 5 0
Mortimer, Charles 263, 253 Charles Mortimer   50 0 0            
Mortimer, Charles 203   John Chew Jr. 57 0 0            
Mortimer, Charles     Robert Brooke 50 0 0 157 0 0 7 17 0
Mercer, James 109, 110, 111, 112, 113, 114 James Mercer   48 0 0 48 0 0 2 8 0
McAusland, Humphrey 13.13, 15.15 Humphrey McAusland   60 0 0 60 0 0 3 0 0
Maury, Fontaine 133 Fontaine Maury   22 10 0 22 10 0 1 2 6
Patterson, Leonard 23, 24 Leonard Patterson   15 0 0 15 0 0 0 15 0
Posey, Thomas Church   Jack Blacksmith 10 0 0            
      Fontaine Maury* 40 0 0            
      May & Marshalls* 35 0 0 85 0 0 4 5 0
Peyton, St. John 51, 52   Mrs. Hudson 35 0 0            
Peyton, St. John     James Pettygrew 47 10 0 82 10 0 4 2 6
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Payne, Daniel 56   William Jenkins 12 10 0 12 10 0 0 12 6
Peacock, W. 11.11                      
Richards, John 32 John Richards   25 0 0 25 0 0 1 5 0
Robinson, John 78 John Robinson   20 0 0 20 0 0 1 0 0
Reatt, William 258 William Reatt   27 10 0 27 10 0 1 7 6
Ross, Edward 258     15 0 0 15 0 0 0 15 0
Roddy, Sam'l 33, 34 Sam'l Roddy   20 0 0            
Roddy, Sam'l     David Easten 37 0 0            
Roddy, Sam'l     John Proudfitt 45 0 0 102 10 0 5 2 6
Smith, Wm. (Mercht) 41, 42 William Smith   50 0 0            
      William S. Stone 70 0 0 120 0 0 6 0 0
Simons, David Church David Simons   25 0 0 25 0 0 1 5 0
Sabastian, Benjamin 49 Benj'n Sabastian   17 10 0            
      John Pitman 8 0 0            
      Benj'n Hendricks 10 0 0 35 10 0 1 15 6
Selden, Samuel 51, 52   Skelton Widow 66 0 0 66 0 0 3 6 0
Smock, William 53, 6.6 William Smock   20 0 0 20 0 0 1 0 0
Somerville, James 273 James Somerville   18 0 0            
Somerville, James 32   Margarett Minor* 10 0 0            
      Thomas Middleton & Co.* 50 0 0 78 0 0 3 18 0
Smith, Wm. P. M. 71, 72   Timothy Green 50 0 0 50 0 0 2 10 0
Smith, Larkin 255, 256   Lawrence Brooke 55 0 0 55 0 0 2 15 0
Slater, James 23, 24 James Slater   12 10 0 12 10 0 0 12 6
Starke, Daniel 141 Daniel Starke   4 10 0 4 10 0 0 4 6
Tayloe, John Est. 13,14 2 tenements David Blair 137 10 0            
      John Anderson 47 10 0            
      James Fisher 47 10 0            
      Neil McCoul 47 10 0            
      George French 47 10 0            
      [Blank] 30 0 0            
  75   John Callender 15 0 0 342 10 0 17 2 6
Urquhart, Charles 119                      
Vowles, Henry 23, 24   William Wilson 40 0 0            
      Robert Lilly 70 0 0            
      George Norwood 12 0 0            
      Hodge & Ryan 12 0 0 134 0 0 6 14 0
Wheeler, George 71                      
Weedon, George 25, 26   Blank [Stage Office] 100 0 0            
  250 George Weedon   50 0 0            
      Isme Smock 12 0 0            
      John Rowe 10 0 0 172 0 0 8 12 0
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Whitter, Jacob 35, 36   John Brownlow 35 0 0            
Whitter, Jacob     Tho's Brumfield 20 0 0            
Whitter, Jacob     David Easten 15 0 0 70 0 0 3 10 0
Welch, John Church   Alexander Nairne 55 0 0            
      Richard Simcock 45 0 0            
      James Leckie 15 0 0 115 0 0 5 15 0
Ward, James Estate 57, 58 Jane Ward   15 0 0 15 0 0 0 15 0
Washington, George 87, 88   John Lewis 37 10 0 37 10 0 1 17 6
Walker, Robert V. 91, 92 Rob. Walker   12 10 0 12 10 0 0 12 6
Walker, Thomas Est. 205   Molly McCloud 10 0 0            
  246   Charles Collins 10 0 0            
      Will'm West 10 0 0            
  236, 237 Jane Walker   22 10 0            
      Luke Mulleniax 20 0 0            
      Edward Shepherd 12 0 0            
      William Kirk 6 0 0            
      James Cobham 11 0 0 101 10 0 5 1 6
Wallace, John 212 John Wallace   22 10 0 22 10 0 1 2 6
Washington, Mary 107, 108 Mary Washington   15 0 0 15 0 0 0 15 0
Williams, James Sr. 122 James Will'ms   4 0 0 4 0 0 0 4 0
Yates, Charles 2   Will'm Jackson 35 0 0            
      Jon Lewis 20 0 0            
  9   Yates & Lovell 15 0 0            
  1.1, 2.2   Yates & Lovell 7 10 0            
      Mrs. Armistead 25 0 0            
      Mrs. Simpson 20 0 0 122 10 0 6 2 6
Total                   275 2 9

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Robert B. Chew, Commr.
Fred'g, May 30, 1788



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By Gary Stanton
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