A List of the Land Tax within the Corporation of Fredericksburg for the year 1812

Proprietors No of Lotts Own Houses Tenants Net Rent Total rent Amt Tax @$1.56 Amt Tax @$3
        $ $ $ $
Allen, James Est. 64,124   John Metcalf     120 00 1 87 3 60
Ames, Michael 258   David Polk 80 00            
  258   Mary Berry 24 00            
  Ch Sqr   R. Draper 300 00 404 00 6 30 12 12
Alexander, Lewis 23, 24   John Patterson & Co     300 00 4 68 9 00
Almond, David 67, 68 David Allmond       150 00 2 34 4 50
Allen, William 33, 34   Charles Austin     150 00 2 34 4 50
Anderson, Battey   Battey Anderson       40 00   62 1 20
                       
Benson, John Sr. 17.17, 258 John Benson Sr. & tenants     348 00 5 43 10 40
Badger, Bela 147, 148   William Allen 150 00            
      Rich'd Johnston Sr. 90 00            
  Mkt. Sqr   [T] Keys & [Wm] Basher 200 00            
  Mkt. Sqr   George Cox 200 00 640 00 9 98 19 20
Brown, James Est. 4 widow Brown   100 00            
  13, 14 [shop] Carter & Pritchard 100 00 200 00 3 12 6 00
Bernard, Wm 2.2   Garret Minor 250 00            
  1.1 [2.2]   Rich'd Johnston 100 00 350 00 5 46 10 50
Baggott, Mary 39, 40 Mary Baggott & tenants     400 00 6 24 12 00
Brown, Thomas Est. 73, 74   Isaac Jones     100 00 1 56 3 00
Barwise, Thomas Est. 20   John Hillis     100 00 1 56 3 00
Beverly, Robert Est. 20   Mariah Hume     100 00 1 56 3 00
Brownlow, John 79, 80   H. Farish     133 33 1/3 2 08 4 00
Baggott, James 13, 14   George Baggott     150 00 2 34 4 50
Brown, Charles Est. 103, 113 John Robinson & Tenants       200 00 3 12 6 00
Blair, David Est. 53, 66 Widow Blair       125 00 1 95 3 75
Brooke, William 243, 244 William Brook       150 00 2 34 4 50
Botts, Benjamin pt 21, 22   Joseph Christy 333 33 1/3            
  pt 21, 22   Horace Marshall 280 00            
  pt 21, 22 warehouse   30 00            
  pt 21, 22 warehouse   48 00 691 33 1/3 10 79 20 74
Barton, Seth 273 old brewery sundry tenants     100 00 1 56 3 00
                       
Coyle, Richard 6 Richard Coyle       100 00 1 56 3 00
Cooke, Adam 18, 17, 19 Adam Cooke   300 00            
  11 A. Cooke brick warehouse   50 00            
  28 unimproved   10 00 360 00 5 61 10 80
Chewning, Samuel 43 Samuel Chewning   200 00            
  247   T. R. Convay 66 66 2/3 266 66 2/3 4 16 8 00
Coyle, David C. 16.16 David C. Coyle (alias David Chapman F.M.*)   100 00            
  16.16   Wm. Suthard 100 00            
  16.16   John Shultice 133 33 1/3            
  15.15   William Williams 40 00 373 33 1/3 5 82 11 20
Christie, Joseph 41   William Caldwell 280 00            
  8   Jane Washington 36 00            
  189, 190, 199, 206, 213 near the Gunnery Spring   35 00 351 00 5 47 10 53
Carter, Charles 133   Alex T. Rose 200 00            
  75 C. L. Carter   100 00            
  75, 67   E. Curtis 100 00            
  68, 69 warehouse   100 00 500 00 7 80 15 00
Page 1           6902 66 2/3 107 68 207 08
Crosley, Thomas 219 building       10 00   15   30
Chewning, Tinsley 89, 90 Tinsley Chewning       133 33 1/3 2 08 4 00
Cary, Thomas 39 Thomas Cary   150 00            
  40   Wm. Anderson 100 00 250 00 3 90 7 50
Chew, Robert S. 150 to156 R. S. Chew   300 00            
  112 &114 out of repair   40 00            
  135   James French 125 00 465 00 7 25 13 95
Cox, Harriot 142   S. B. Wilson & A. Taylor     213 33 1/3 3 32 3/4 6 40
Carmichael, James 20 James Carmichael shop 66 66 2/3            
  127 James Carmichael dw'g hs 100 00 166 66 2/3 2 60 5 00
Coakley, John 304   Free Negroes 73 33 1/3            
  120   Howard & Lawrence 100 00 173 33 1/3 2 70 5 20
Carter, Betty F.N.* 236 Betty Carter       36 00   56 1 08
Carter Charles 52   John Smith Jr.     166 66 2/3 2 60 5 00
                       
Day, Benjamin 132 B. Day       200 00 3 12 6 00
Dishman, David 132 D. Dishman       33 33 1/3   52 1 00
Duncan, Alexander 45, 46 A. Duncan       200 00 3 12 6 00
Dixon, R. Est. 6:6 Sally Morton       50 00   78 1 50
Dawson, John 109, 110 J. Dawson       125 00 1 95 3 75
DeBaptist, John Est. 180 widow & tenants much out of repair       80 00 1 25 2 40
Drinnan, James 45, 46 James Drinnan       150 00 2 34 4 50
Donaldson, Adam 260 Adam Donaldson       120 00 1 87 3 60
                       
England, John 31 lott inclosed       10 00   15   30
Evans, Eliza & Sally 46 E. & S. Evans       85 00 1 32 2 55
Emmerson, William [Capt] 219 Wm. Emmerson       70 00 1 09 2 10
Evans, Margaret [F.N.*] 12.12 Margt. Evans       20 00   31   60
Evans, Lucy   Lucy Evans       33 33 1/3   52 1 00
                       
Farish, Richard R. 30   William Jones     200 00 3 12 6 00
Fox, Robert Est. 8.8   C. Burnett     50 00   78 1 50
Fuller, Bartholomew 57, 58   Charles Clarke     120 00 1 87 3 60
French, George 255, 256 Geo. French   200 00            
  16 Geo. French shop   75 00            
  136   Sam'l Howerson 90 00            
  247   John Victor 100 00            
  247 new house sundry tenants 84 00            
  18   A. Buck 333 33 1/3            
  16   Geo. Rothrock 150 00            
  16 red warehouse   50 00            
  168   Lydia 16 66 2/3            
  14.14 & 232 Enclosed and cultivated   20 00 1119 00 17 45 33 57
Furguson, James 211 Jas Ferguson and tenants     80 00 1 25 2 40
Fitzhugh, Henry 178 last rent       100 00 1 56 3 00
Page 2           4460 00 69 57 133 80
Glassell, John 11, 12   Timothy Green 250 00            
  11, 12   Alexander Walker 50 00 300 00 4 68 9 00
Goodwin, Thomas 20, 19 & 4 Thomas Goodwin   600 00            
  141   Sundry tenants 180 00 780 00 12 17 23 40
Gray, John Mkt. Sqr.   Mrs. Sexsmith     70 00 1 09 2 10
Gains, Sophia 126 Sophia Gains       100 00 1 56 3 00
Grinnan, Daniel 4.4   Mrs. Johnston & tenants     150 00 2 34 4 50
Green, John W. 243, 234 John W. Green       133 33 /13 2 08 4 00
                       
Hudgins, William Est. 252 Widow Hudgins   100 00            
  252   Capt. Parrott 123 67 223 67 3 49 6 71
Hardia, John Est. 262   Sundry tenants     148 00 2 30 2 44
Hardia, William 39 William Hardia       120 00 1 87 3 60
Heath, James 20 James Heath & tenants     333 33 1/3 5 20 10 00
Herndon, Edward 35, 36 Mrs. Whitter & tenants     148 00 2 31 4 44
Henderson, David 47, 48 David Henderson   300 00            
  29 David Henderson brick warehouse 120 00            
  62 David Henderson cooper shop 50 00            
  62   Sundry tenants 100 00            
  6 wharf & lumber yard   20 00            
  30   Bartlett Guthrie 150 00            
  30   Thomas Legg 150 00            
  89, 90   Gore, Lucas & Howard 160 00 1050 00 16 38 31 50
Hall, Elisha 145, 146 E. Hall       150 00 2 34 4 50
Hollinger, Edmund 176 E. Hollinger       100 00 1 56 3 00
Herndon, Dabney 111 Dabney Herndon       150 00 2 34 4 50
Hill, John K. 53 & 6.6 Jno. K. Hill   150 00            
  11.11   John Steady 40 00 190 00 2 96 5 70
Hunter, Mrs. Ferry Landing   Widow Matthews     40 00   62 1 20
Herndon, William 35, 36   James Young 500 00            
  5.5 Garden, smith Shop   30 00 530 00 8 27 15 90
Heiskill, Godlove Est. pt 15, 16 & 3 Mrs. Heiskill   150 00            
  pt 15, 16 & 3   John Benson 150 00            
  41   John B. Benson 1000 00            
  41   William Hardia 100 00 1400 00 21 84 42 00
                       
Jones, Charles Est. 87, 88 Widow Jones   150 00            
  85, 86   James R. Jones 100 00 250 00 3 90 7 50
Jones, William [F.N.*] 211 William Jones F.M.*       50 00   78 1 50
Johnston, Richard 15, 14 Rich'd Johnston & Son   300 00            
  37, 38 Warehouse   150 00            
  165, 166   Mima & pt untenanted 30 00            
  245   Geo. Hammond 100 00            
  246   Ann Brown 70 00            
  178 [17]   out of repair 10 00 660 00 10 29 19 80
James, John [Capt] 249 J. James       80 00 1 25 2 40
Johnston, Margarett   M. Johnston F.N.*       30 00   47   90
Johnston, Jane 274   George Fry 66 66 2/3            
  143 Jane Johnston   120 00            
  129, 130   P. Davis 120 00            
  254 [warehouse] T. Goodwin 16 66 2/3 323 33 1/3 5 05 9 70
Page 3           7509 67 117 15 225 29
James, William 20 William James   250 00            
  25, 26   Ware & Thom 300 00            
  43   Wm. Wellford 220 00 770 00 12 01 23 10
Johnston, Thomas S. 18 Thomas S. Johnston   300 00            
  18   occupied in part [by Faulkner] 200 00 500 00 7 80 15 00
Jones, Samuel 218 & 206 S. Jones & brother-in-law       120 00 1 87 3 60
Jackson, Capt. John Est. 11.11   Ann Wright     36 00   56 1 08
Jackson, William 60   M. G. & Mundell 333 33 1/3            
  43   M. Sweeny & Co. 188 33 1/3 521 66 2/3 8 14 15 65
                       
Kenny, Richard Est. 142 Widow Kenny       30 00   47   90
                       
Lucas, Zach'h 76 Zach'h Lucas   150 00            
  76   Wm. C. Hains 100 00 250 00 3 90 7 50
Lucas, Fielding 74 F. Lucas   133 33 1/3            
  6 Tan Yard   100 00            
  167 garden   10 00            
  23 & 24 unfinished building   10 00 253 33 1/3 3 95 7 60
Lewis, Robert 37, 38   Geo. Norwood     200 00 3 12 6 00
Lewis, John 39   Mrs. McFarlane 80 00            
  39   J. M. Wedemyer 150 00 230 00 3 59 6 90
Lovell, William 43   Wm. Gordon & Co. 366 66 2/3            
  20 [43]   John Coakley [John Mark] 266 66 2/3 633 33 1/3 9 88 19 00
Lipscomb, Phillip 81, 82 P. Lipscomb & tenants     200 00 3 12 6 00
Lambert, John Est. 13.13   John Benson     120 00 1 87 3 60
Lomax, Martha Mkt Sqr   Peter Smock 70 00            
  Mkt Sqr   C. Austin 60 00            
  45, 46   Crump & Heart 350 00            
  45, 46   Chas Arnold 175 00 655 00 10 22 19 65
Lauck, Philip 26   R. Richards     175 00 2 73 5 25
Long, Joshua 26   Sam'l Owens     250 00 3 90 7 50
Liverpool, James 12.12 J. Liverpool       30 00   47   90
Lovell, Burrell 225   Wily McGhee     60 00   93 1 80
                       
Murray, Grinnan. & Mundell 99, 100, 101, 102 M. G. M. cultivated   30 00            
  268 M. G. M. wharf   200 00 230 00 2 59 6 90
Mercer, John 250, 251, 259, 260, 230, 231, 239 & 240   Hugh Mercer     300 00 4 68 9 00
McNamara, Timothy 15.15   Thomas Snow     120 00 1 87 3 60
Mortimer, John 235, 253, 263 J. Mortimer   250 00            
  218 J. Mortimer inclosed & cultivated   10 00            
  217 J. Mortimer Blacksmith Shop   25 00            
  Mkt Sqr   Geo. B. Richards & Co. 250 00 535 00 8 35 16 05
Minor, Garret 28   Thos. B. Adams 250 00            
  28   Sam'l Gordon 250 00            
  28   Henry Lipscomb 200 00 700 00 10 92 21 00
Milne, Colin Est. 11.11   J. W. Ditman     66 66 2/3 2 60 2 00
Minor, John Gen'l 134   Mrs. Stanard 166 66 2/3            
  134   H. Philcomb 36 00            
  134 [4] lotts inclosed   40 00 242 66 2/3 2 79 7 28
Morton, Jeremiah Est. 77   Sta. L. Lipscomb 100 00            
  5.5 & 6.6 enclosed & cultivated   20 00 120 00 1 87 3 60
McWilliams, Joshua Est. 5.5 Widow McWilliams       100 00 1 56 3 00
Minor, Jack [F.N.*] 161 Jack Minor       50 00   78 1 50
Mundell, John 33, 34   Mary Baggott 100 00            
  74, 73   Sarah Day 100 00 200 00 3 12 6 00
Page 4           7797 66 2/3 121 66 230 98
Mackey, Robert 25, 26 Robert Mackay house unfinished 600 00            
  20   John Mark 266 66 2/3            
  37   R. Stanard 250 00            
  163   Negro Daniel 30 00 1146 66 2/3 17 89 34 40
Mayer, Philip 265 P. Mayer       50 00   78 1 50
Monroe, Doct'r Tony 204 Doct'r Tony Monroe F.N.*       25 00   39   75
Marquess, Samuel 30 Samuel Marquess house & shop $100 ea.     200 00 3 12 6 00
Marstin, Modecai 26 M. Marstin       250 00 3 90 7 50
                       
Newby, James 15.15 J. Newby       200 00 3 12 6 00
                       
Pearson, Samuel Est. 254   Widow Stevens     100 00 1 56 3 00
Peacock, Richard 258 R. Peacock & tenant     350 00 5 46 10 50
Patton, Robert 50, 63   Hyldrup & Jackson 100 00            
  72 R. Patton store house   200 00            
  72   Keeling Terrel 150 00            
  13, 14 brick building James Beck 166 66 2/3 616 66 2/3 9 63 18 50
Parrott, Robert 26   Wm. A. Knox     300 00 4 68 9 00
Philips, Henry 194 H. Philips       100 00 1 56 3 00
Philips, Samuel 195 S. Philips       100 00 1 56 3 00
Pearson, William 37 W. Pearson       200 00 3 12 6 00
Penn, Edward 121   Benjamin DeBaptist 150 00            
  129   John Richards 200 00            
  130   Mrs Donohoe 120 00            
  130   Free Negroes 30 00 500 00 7 80 15 00
Post, Joel & Jotham 47, 48   Walter Gregory 100 00            
  47, 48   E. Hall 100 00            
  47, 48   J. W. Timberlake 110 00 310 00 4 83 9 30
Porter, William 30   R. Farish     150 00 2 34 4 50
Parke, Benjamin 232, 233, 241 & 242 B. Parke and tenants       200 00 3 12 6 00
                       
Ross, Edward Est. 258   G. Allison F.M.*     70 00 1 09 2 10
Rootes, Thos R. 254 & 264 T. R. Rootes Jr.       250 00 3 90 7 50
Ridley, Ann Est. 33   John Brownlow     133 33 1/3 2 48 4 00
Richards, Wm Capt. 78 own negroes       30 00   47   90
Rogers, John Est. 209 Mrs. Rogers       100 00 1 56 3 00
Ross, Colin & James 71 & 72 C. & J. Ross   600 00            
  13, 14   C. L. Stevenson 133 33 1/3 733 33 1/3 11 44 22 00
Ross, John 85, 86   William Thompson     120 00 1 87 3 60
Raider, Michael 89, 90 M. Raider       120 00 1 87 3 60
Rollins, Lucy F.N.*   Lucy Rollins       30 00   47   90
                       
Smock, Peter Mkt Sqr P. Smock       150 00 2 34 4 50
Somerville, James 275, 276   Trustees the Poor 100 00            
  275, 276   L. Boores 90 00            
  275, 276   John Lear 90 00            
  275, 276 warehouse & wharf & Co Goodwin [&] Pilcher 114 00            
  275, 276 old warehouse   50 00 454 00 7 08 13 62
Stairs, Jacob 16.16 J. Stairs       100 00 1 56 3 00
Stewart, John & Co. 39   James Cooke     125 00 1 87 3 75
Page 5           7209 00 2/3 112 46 216 27
Smith, William Est. 41 Mrs. Smith & William. F. Gray   266 66 2/3            
  41   Wm Reed 100 00            
  41   Cottom & Stewart 238 66 2/3 625 33 1/3 9 75 18 76
Simons, David Est. Ch'h Sqr   W. B. Brown     133 33 1/3 2 08 4 00
Smock, James Ch'h Sqr James Smock       300 00 4 68 9 00
Spooner, George W. B. 65 G. W. B. Spooner   75 00            
  66   William Burton 60 00 135 00 2 10 4 05
Sturs, Rachel F.N.* 226 R. Sturs       33 33 1/3   52 1 00
Starke, Daniel 105 Daniel Starke       50 00   78 1 50
Smith, Wm Est. 45, 46   B. Bramhall     300 00 4 68 9 00
Sullivan, Mary 304 Mary Sullivan       66 66 2/3 1 04 2 00
Smith, William Jr. 168   Free Negroes     30 00   47   90
Sterling, Joseph Est. 271 J. Carter & tenant       80 00 1 25 2 40
Stocus, Armistead F.N.* 228 A. Stocus       50 00   78 1 50
Stone, William S. 59, 56 Wm. S. Stone   166 66 2/3            
  52   Howard & Lawrence 15 00            
  60 Wm. S. Stone warehouse 200 00 381 66 2/3 5 96 11 45
Shultice, John 194   L. Grant & Co. 100 00            
  201 Brick Yard   10 00            
  18   F. Taliaferro 300 00            
  15.15   John Murphy 30 00 440 00 6 82 13 20
                       
Slayter, James 47 James Slayter       100 00 1 56 3 00
Smith, John Jr. 61, 62, 122   Bank 500 00            
  61, 62, 122 Warehouse &c Wood & Laurence 200 00 700 00 10 92 21 00
Stewart, Charles 85 C. Stewart       120 00 1 87 3 60
Stevenson, Carter L. 77   B. Clark     90 00 1 40 2 70
Scott, John 48, 47 store house & tenant   333 33 1/3            
  10.10   E. Meredith 36 00            
  10.10   John Copenhagen 36 00            
  119, 120 John Scott Dwelling house   166 66 2/3            
  120   warehouse 150 00 722 00 11 26 21 66
Smith, Meriweather 10.10   sundry tenants     100 00 1 56 3 00
Smock, William 22 William Smock & tenant     500 00 7 80 15 00
Star, Anthony 226 A. Star F.N.*       40 00   62 1 20
                       
Tupman, Francis Est. 16.16   Roger Cary     100 00 1 56 3 00
Thornton, Lucy 144   Ann Chew     120 00 1 87 3 60
Taylor, William Est. 97, 98 Widow Taylor   200 00            
      sundry tenants 282 00 482 00 7 52 14 46
Taylor, Archibald 32   John Garner     120 00 1 87 3 60
Tapscoe, Rachel   R. Tapscoe       20 00   31   60
Todd, George 244   F. Pilcher     133 33 1/3 2 08 4 00
Terrier, Philip 232, 241   T. Crosby     60 00   93 1 80
Terrell, Keeling Mkt Sqr   Geo. Welch     120 00 1 87 3 60
Taliaferro, John Doct'r 4   James Heath     40 00   62 1 20
Taylor, Capt. Thos 271 T. Taylor       100 00 1 56 3 00
Page 6           6292 66 2/3 98 15 188 78
Walker, Alexander 33, 34 Alex'r. Walker & tenant       330 00 5 15 9 90
White, Henry 19 & 20 H. White       250 00 3 90 7 50
Wallace, John 87, 88   Blanton & Kenedy 84 00            
  87, 88   Martha Fisher 200 00            
  87, 88   C. L. Carter 100 00 384 00 5 99 11 52
Willis, Colo'l Lewis 17, 19, 20   Mr. Raymond 300 00            
  13, 14 Lewis Willis   150 00 450 00 7 02 13 50
Walker, Joseph 9 [91], 92 Jos. Walker       150 00 2 34 4 50
Wellford, Robert Doct'r 177, 179 R. Wellford   200 00            
  93, 94 R. Wellford   50 00 250 00 3 90 7 50
Wells, William 177 Wm Wells and tenant     200 00 3 12 6 00
Walker, John T. 304 J. T. Walker       100 00 1 56 3 00
West, Mrs. Est. 128 Theatre       100 00 1 56 3 00
Walker, Robert Est. 202 & 203 inclosed       20 00   31   60
Waller, William 8   G[aritt]. Keaton     72 00 1 12 2 16
West, James 237 James West       100 00 1 56 3 00
Wellford, John S. 79, 80 John S. Wellford       150 00 2 34 4 50
Williams, Abra'm 236 A. Williams       36 00   56 1 08
Webb, Billy F.N.* 236 B. Webb       36 00   56 1 08
                       
Yates, John 126   Walter Grayham 130 00            
  56   Ann McCoull 100 00            
  56   Anth'y Thornton 100 00            
  1, 2   P. Terrier 100 00            
  1, 2   G. Baggott Jr. 80 00            
  1, 2   P. Terrier 30 00            
  9 brick warehouse M. G. & Mundell 50 00            
  212   Aminidal F. M. 40 00 630 00 9 83 18 90
Young & Johnson 268 part of a wharf J. Metcalfe     100 00 1 56 3 00
Page 7   Total Addition       3358 00 52 38 100 74
Recapitulation total value tax @ $1.56 tax @ $3.00
Page 1 6902.66 2/3 107.68 207.08
2 4460.00 69.57 133.80
3 7509.67 117.15 225.29
4 7798.66 2/3 121.66 230.96
5 7209.00 2/3 112.46 216.27
6 6292.66 2/3 998.15 188.78
7 3358.00 52.38 100.74
total $43,530.67 2/3 $679.06 $1302.92

Examined and found correct. Jno. Metcalfe, Commissioner of Revenue for the State of Virginia, District of Fredericksburg
* = African Americans who were not enslaved are identified (in some cases) in the tax records as:

use of parenthesis follows the original


Last Updated on 3/12/2001
Microfilm was checked against the hard copy by Gary Stanton, 5/8/2000.
Enterred by Gary Stanton
Email: gstanton@umw.edu