A List of Taxable property within the District of John Metcalfe Commissioner of the Revenue in the Town of Fredericksburg for the year 1841

Slaves Carriages
Persons chargeable >/=12 Horses &c Description Val Tax
1 Allen, William 6 1 Phaton $60 2.00 4.52
2 Alexander, R. H. 1 .40
3 Alexander, J. B. 1 2 .65
4 Ames, Michael 1 .40
5 Ashby, James 1 .40
6 Anderson, M. D. 1 .40
7 Allen, Jno. 1 .40
8 Ames, Mrs. 1 .40
9 Blackburn, Ro. L. 3 1 1.32
10 Browne, William 8 1 3.32
11 Beale, Wm. C. 7 3 Carriage $100 2.00 5.17
12 Buck, Wm. T. 4 1.60
13 Brannan, Wm. 1 .40
14 Blackford, Wm. M. 3 1.20
15 Botts, Thos. H. 5 1 Gig $75 .94 3.06
16 Barnett, Lawson, Agt 3 2 1.45
17 Briggs, Robert 1 .40
18 Buck, Anthony 3 1.20
19 Buck, John 4 1.60
20 Bowen, William 3 1.20
21 Beckham, Jas. A. 3 1.20
22 Bruce, Rob't C. 4 1.60
23 Barnett, Harriett 3 1.20
24 Baggott, George 1
25 Berry, Thomas J. 3 3 2 Buggy $130ea, 2 Sulky $100ea 6.50 8.07
26 Barton, Thos. B. 7 2 Phaton $250 3.13 6.18
27 Browne, Rawleigh T. 1 .12
28 Baggott, John T. 3 1.20
29 Brock, John 1 .12
30 Bryant, William 1 .40
31 Berry, John J. 3 2 Baronch $250 3.12 4.57
32 Bibb, B. C. 1 1 .52
33 Baggott, Wm. M. 4 1.60
34 Beckwith, Barnes 1 .40
35 Benson, Jane 2 .80
36 Berry, Rich'd 1 .40
37 Bryant, Francis 1 .40
38 Bradshaw, Uriah H. 2 .80
39 Beck, Eliza 2 .80
40 Berry, Law. W. 3 1.20
41 Carter, Mary 4 1.60
42 Curtis, Thos. 2 .80
43 Crump, John 5 1 2.12
44 Carter, Edwin 3 1.20
45 Chesley, Wm. S. 1 .40
46 Cooke, James 2 .80
Page 1 120 22 $17.69 $68 .44
1 Carter, Wm. F. 1 .12
2 Curtis, Jesse 2 .80
3 Cox, William 1 .40
4 Coakley, John 4 1.60
5 Courtney, Wm. H. 1 2 2 Carryall $50ea 2.00 2.65
6 Caldwell, Maria C. 3 1.20
7 Cudlip, George 1 .40
8 Caldwell, John S. 3 2 1.45
9 Clark, Benj. 1 .40
10 Chew, John J. 3 1.20
11 Carter, Mrs. 1 .40
12 Cash, Chs 1 .40
13 Cheek & Parrish 1 .40
14 Cavanaugh, James 1 .12
15 Curtis, Styles P. 1 .40
16 Cole, Bernard 1 1 .52
17 Coyle, David Est. 3 1.20
18 Carmichael, Geo. F. 3 1 Gig $50 1.00 2.32
19 Carter, Malaleel 2 .80
20 Clark, John 1 2 .65
21 Calhoun, Mrs. 1 .40
22 Doggett, Hugh S. 1 .40
23 Dickey, Robert 2 1 .92
24 Dornin, Thos. A. 3 1.20
25 Drinnan, Ann 2 .80
26 Daniel, Sam'l G. 2 .80
27 Donohoe, Joshua 1 .40
28 Edes, H. J. W. 1 .40
29 Elliott, J. M. W. 1 .40
30 Eve, Geo. W. 1 .40
31 Edwards, William 1 .40
32 Elder, John 2 .80
33 Ellis, Robert 11 5 5.02
34 Ford, Martha 1 .40
35 Frost, William 1 .40
36 Finnall, Walter H. 4 1 1.72
37 Francis, Ephraim 1 .40
38 Ferneyhough, Sally 1 .40
39 French, Elizabeth 6 2.40
40 Goodwin, Arthur 1 .40
41 Garland, John B. 2 1 .92
42 Gill & Huffman 1 .40
43 Gray, Robert 1 .40
44 Green, Will D. 2 .80
45 Genther, H. D. 1 .40
Page 2 84 18 $3.00 $38 .85
1 Goolrick, Peter 5 2.00
2 Green, Timothy 2 .80
3 Goolrick, Mrs. 1 .40
4 Gordon, Wm. K. 4 1.60
5 Gilman, Granville 1 .40
6 Goodwin, Ann A. 3 1.20
7 Goodwin, Littleton 2 .80
8 Grotz, Margaret 2 .80
9 Grotz, John 2 .80
10 Grotz, George 1 .40
11 Goodwin, John H. 2 .80
12 Gray, James 1 .40
13 Harrision, James 2 .80
14 Henderson, Alex'r 5 2.00
15 Hodges, Benj. 1 .40
16 Hall, John B. 3 1.20
17 Herndon, Brodie S. 3 1.20
18 Herndon, Will. L. 2 .80
19 Hough, Peyton 2 1 .92
20 Hall, Ann 1 .40
21 Hening, Rob. F. 2 .80
22 Hunt, Conrad H. 2 .80
23 Huffman, Landon J. 1 .40
24 Harrow, James D. 3 1.20
25 Haydon, John 3 1 1.32
26 Hunt, Gibert 1 .40
27 Hart, Ro. W. 2 .80
28 Herndon, John M. 1 Chair $100 1.25 1.65
29 Hillyard, Benj. R. 1 .40
30 Hart, John 5 1 2.12
31 Howison, Sam'l 3 1.20
32 Henry, Mrs. 5 2.00
33 Hunter, James 2 1 .92
34 Hunter, E. M. 2 .80
35 Jackson, William 6 2.40
36 Jesse, Wm. P. 2 .80
37 James, John H. 2 .80
38 Johnson, Jas. R. 1 .12
39 Johnston, Francis H. 2 .80
40 Johnston, Ann 1 .40
41 Johnston & Timberlake 1 .40
42 Jones, Roy 3 1.20
43 Jones, Will T. 1 .40
44 Johnston, Fayette 8 3.20
45 Jackson, W. A. Trust 5 1 2.12
46 Jackson, William A. 4 1.60
Page 3 113 6 1.25 47.20
1 Jenkins, Joel R. 1 .40
2 Jones, Ann 3 1.20
3 Jones & Whaley 5 8 3 hacks $120ea, 2 Gigs, 1 chair, 1 buggy $75ea total $660 10.82 13.82
4 Kale, Anthony 2 .80
5 Knox, Sarah C. 2 .80
6 Knox, Thos. F. 3 1.20
7 Lucas, Albert 3 1.20
8 Lewis, Chas A. L. 6 4 2.90
9 Lipscomb, Thos. H. 3 1.20
10 Lorimer, Virg'a 4 1.60
11 Lucas, Fielding Est 3 1 1.32
12 Lucas, James W. 3 1.20
13 Little, Ann 2 .80
14 Lomax, Rebecca T. 3 1.20
15 Leathers, George 1 .40
16 Metcalfe, John 10 4.00
17 Maddox, John H. 3 1.20
18 McDowell, Edw'd 2 .80
19 Mitchell, Wm. M. 2 2 Sulky $100 1.25 2.30
20 Murphy, Wm. H. 2 1 .92
21 Murphy, James 2 .80
22 McKinny, Wm. M. 1 .40
23 Miller, Jacob 1 .40
24 McAdams, Edw'd 1 .40
25 McShane, John 1 .40
26 McNeale, Mrs. 2 .80
27 Mercer, Hugh 5 2.00
28 Metcalfe & Jackson 1 .12
29 McGuire, James 1 1 .52
30 Morson, Hugh 1 .12
31 Middleton, Henry O. 3 1.20
32 Mardess, William 2 Carryall $50 1.00 1.25
33 Maury, Ellen 1 .40
34 Mason, Arthur A. 6 1 2.52
35 Muse, Alfred 1 .50
36 McCalley, Ch's. 2 .80
37 Maury, Mathew F. 2 .80
38 Maury, Eliza 1 .40
39 McGuire, Edw'd C. 4 1.60
40 Murray, Mrs. 1 .40
41 McKenzie, Sam'l 1 .40
42 Patton, Hugh M. 4 1 1.72
43 Poor 1 .40
44 Pullen, Jesse 5 4 2 buggy, 2 sulky each $75 total $300 5.88 8.38
45 Phillips, Sam'l & Son 1 1 .52
Page 4 110 28 18.95 66.45
1 Phillips, Sam'l 4 1.60
2 Puley, James 1 .40
3 Parke Mary C. 1 .40
4 Pritchard, John 1 .40
5 Pritchard, Mary 2 .80
6 Pollard, Joel T. 1 .40
7 Phillips, Henry T. 1 .40
8 Parker, Jane 1 .40
9 Phillips, A. K. 1 .40
10 Perkins, J. & Abner 1 6 Buggy $50, Carryall $60 total $110 3.00 4.15
11 Peck, Isaac G. 1 .40
12 Peake, Will. B. 3 1.20
13 Parrish, John G. 3 1 1.32
14 Pittman, D. G. 1 .40
15 Pearson, Ellenor 2 .80
16 Quisenberry, Wm. 2 .80
17 Read, Maria 2 .80
18 Ramsey, Turner H. 19 2 Buggy $140 2.00 9.85
19 Rothrock, George 7 1 Jersey Waggon $100 2.00 4.92
20 Rothrock, George W. 1 1 Buggy $125 2.00 2.52
21 Robert, Samuel 1 .40
22 Rollow, John 1 .40
23 Railroad Co. 4 1.60
24 Read, Dan'l G. 2 .80
25 Roberts, Lorenzo 1 .40
26 Rollins, Enoch 1 .40
27 Redd, William 5 1 2.12
28 Roberts, Will J. 5 1 2.12
29 Ross, James 2 .80
30 Roots, Ann 2 .80
31 Rudd, John 3 1.20
32 Smith, Wm. M. 1 .12
33 Scott, Chas. 1 .12
34 Sweeny, P. 2 .80
35 Stage & Steam Boat Co. 24 6 stages $300each 22.50 25.50
36 Sacrae, Butler 3 1.20
37 Shultice, John L. 1 .40
38 Stevenson, Jane W. 3 1.20
39 Smith, Delia 3 1.20
40 Smock, Sarah 2 .80
41 Stone, Sam'l 1 .40
42 Sener, Jos. 1 .40
43 Smock, Sarah H. 2 .80
44 Shrickel, Fred'k 1 .40
45 Scott, John 7 4 carriage $200 2.50 5.80
46 Scott, Hugh 3 1 1.32
47 Sanford, Joseph 6 2 2.65
Page 5 117 46 34.00 86.55
1 Stephens, Wm. H. 1 1 .52
2 Stone, Jos 1 .12
3 Sorrell, Ann 1 .40
4 Samuel, Argallus 1 .40
5 Samuel, Thomas 1 .40
6 Sedden, Susan J. 6 2.40
7 Strickler, Mrs. 1 .40
8 Thom, Reuben T. 4 1.60
9 Tooms, John 1 Carryall $50 1.00 1.12
10 Terrier, Elizabeth 1 .40
11 Timberlake, W. D. F. 3 1.20
12 Timberlake, J. B. 1 .12
13 Tennent, Ann 4 1.60
14 Thornton, Thos. 1 .40
15 Temple, Elizabeth 4 1.60
16 Thornton, Robert 2 .80
17 Thompson, Lemeul 1 Carryall $50 1.00 1.12
18 Taylor, Mrs. 1 .40
19 Teasdale, John 1 .40
20 Turner, George 1 .40
21 Vass, Elizabeth 6 3 2.77
22 Warren, William 7 2 3.05
23 Wallace, John H. 4 1 Buggy $100 2.00 3.72
24 Willis, Byrd C. 2 2 Coach $200 2.50 3.55
25 Wellford, Robert 1 .40
26 Williams, Will T. 1 .40
27 Waite, Geo. B. 2 1 .92
28 Wellford, John S. 7 2.80
29 Wellford, Chas. C. 6 1 2.52
30 White, Will H. 4 1 Carryall $50 1.00 2.72
31 Wright, Bloxom 2 .80
32 Wright, Thomas 3 1.20
33 Walker, Rich'd J. 6 2.40
34 Wingfield, Francis 1 .40
35 Williams, James 4 1.60
36 Williams, Rich'd 2 .80
37 Wallace, Hinson H. 4 1 1.72
38 Waite, Chs. B. 1 .40
39 Whittemore, John M. 1 3 .77
40 Worrell, Ezekiel 1 .12
41 Wellford, Bev. R. 8 3.20
42 Whaley, John 2 .80
43 Walker, James N. 2 .80
44 Wilson, Sam'l B. 2 .80
45 White, William 2 1 Carriage $75 2.00 2.92
Page 6 113 22 9.50 57.45
1 Winter, E. T. 1 .40
2 Young, James 4 1.60
3 Buckin, Henry 2 .25
4 Byrd, Sandy 1 .12
5 DeBaptist, Edw'd 3 4 1.70
6 Howard, Abram 1 .12
7 Keys, Achilles 1 .12
8 Mundowney, James 1 Carryall $40 1.00 1.12
9 Wilkins, James 1 .40
10 West, James 1 .40
11 Welch, Silas 2 Carryall $50 1.00 1.25
12 White, Wilson 1 .12
Page 7 10 13 2.00 7.62

There are 455 White males above the age of 16 years within the District of Fredericksburg

Recapitulation
Page Slaves Horses Coaches Tax
Page 1 120 22 $17.69 $68 .44
Page 2 84 18 $3.00 $38 .85
Page 3 113 6 1.25 47.20
Page 4 110 28 18.95 66.45
Page 5 117 46 34.00 86.55
Page 6 113 22 9.50 57.45
Page 7 10 13 2.00 7.62
Totals 667 155 86.39 372.56

Number rate
667 Slaves at 40
155 Horses at 12 $19.37
19 Coaches $41.25
6 Stages $22.50
10 Carryalls $10.25
11 Gigs $11.12

Deduct from Commissioners Carriage
Tax Page 2 37
Tax Page 4 14
Tax Page 5 75
$1.26

Comr Total Property
Deduct errors above
Total Property

667 Slaves @40 each $266.80
155 Horses at 12 each $19.37
Tax on Carriages $86.39
Total Property $372.56

I hereby certify that I have delivered to the Sheriff of Spotsylvania County a true copy of the above Book
Jno Metcalfe
Commissioner Rev D F

I Jno Metcalfe Comr Rev. for the Corporation of Fredericksburg, do solemnly swear that in making out the list hereto annexed, I have diligently faithfully and strictly to the best of my knowledge and ability, pursued the provisions of the several law, prescribing the duty of a commissioner of the Revenue.
Jno Metcalfe
Commissioner Rev D F

Sworn and subscribed before me Beverley R. Wellford a magistrate for the Corporation of Fredericksburg on the 30th day of June 1841.
B. R. Wellford, J. P.

Corporation of Fred'sburg to wit:
I, George F. Chew, Deputy Clerk of the Corporation Court aforesaid, do hereby certify, that I have carefully examined the foregoing list of taxable property, and that I find the same to be correct so far as my information enables be to do so.
Given under my hand this 30th day of June 1841
Geo. F. Chew, Dy CCHF


Last Updated on 17 January 2006
Entered by Gary Stanton
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