A List of Taxable property within the town of Fredericksburg for the Year 1842, John Metcalfe Comm'r Reven'e

Line Persons chargeable Slaves Horses Pianos Clocks Watches Plate Carriages Tax
    >12       Metal Gold Silver   Description Tax
1 Allen, William 6 1 1 3 Pheaton $60 2.00 8.02
2 Alexander, Rob. H. 2 1 1.80
3 Alcocke, Thos. S. 1 1.00
4 Alexander, Jno. B. 3 2 1 1.70
5 Ames, Michael 1 1 .65
6 Alexander, Fielding 1 .40
7 Ashby, James 1 1 .65
8 Aldridge, Frederick 1 .40
9 Ames, Mrs. 1 .40
10 Anderson, M. D. 1 .40
11 Beckham, James A. 3 2 3.20
12 Blaydes, S. J. 1 1.00
13 Buck, John 3 2 3.20
14 Berrey, John J. 3 2 2 Carriage $200 2.50 5.95
15 Burr, Peter P. 1 .25
16 Blackford, Wm. M. 3 1 1 50 3.20
17 Bradshaw, U. H. 1 1 .65
18 Buck, William T. 2 1 1.80
19 Briggs, Robert 2 1 1.05
20 Browne, R. T. 1 1 1.12
21 Buck, Anthony 4 1 1.85
22 Bruce, Rob't C. 4 1 1 1 3.35
23 Blackburn, R. L. 2 1 1 1 1.42
24 Burke, Lewis 1 .25
25 Bowen, William 2 1 1 2.05
26 Bowman, Henry $50 1.00
27 Bailey, Chester 2 1 1.05
28 Berry, Thos. J. 4 4 1 3 Gigs $75 ea 2.81 5.16
29 Beckwith, Barnes 1 .40
30 Bradley, Jas. H. 1 1.00
31 Benson, June 1 .40
32 Brown, Chas. M. 1 .25
33 Bell, Francis H. 1 .25
34 Barton, William 1 1.00
35 Berry, Richard 1 1 .65
36 Baily, Charles 1 .50
37 Baggott, Wm. M. 4 1.60
38 Barton, Thos. B. 7 2 $200 1 2 110 Carriage $200 2.50 11.15
39 Bibb, B. C. 1 1 .52
40 Beale, William C. 6 3 $75 1 1 Carriage $100 2.00 7.27
41 Berry, Law'e W. 4 $100 1 2 5.60
42 Browne, William 8 1 $350 1 1 6.82
43 Botts, Thos. H. 6 1 $300 2 1 6.52
44 Beck, Eliza 2 .80
45 Baggott, John T. 1 .40
Page 1 94 19 4at2, 2at1 11 25 17 160 11.81 98.13
1 Chew, John James 4 $100 1 50 5.10
2 Crump, John 4 1 1.72
3 Crawford, Benson 1 1.00
4 Carter, Mary 2 1 1.30
5 Curtis, Thomas 2 1 1.05
6 Coakley, John 4 1 2.10
7 Carter, Edwin 4 1 1 2.35
8 Chesley, W. S. 1 1 .65
9 Campbell, Jas. N. 1 1 .65
10 Cooke, James 1 1 1 1.15
11 Cox, William 1 1 1 1.90
12 Cudlip, George 1 .40
13 Curtis, Jesse 2 1 1.05
14 Coleman, Wm. J. 1 1.00
15 Cox, Abram 1 1 1 1.65
16 Caldwell, John S. 3 1 1 2.70
17 Cox, Peter 1 .40
18 Cash, Charles 1 .40
19 Cavenaugh, James 1 1 1 .77
20 Cunningham, Jas. 5 $60 3.00
21 Caldwell, Maria C. 3 $150 3.20
22 Cudlip, George 0 .00
23 Christy, Mrs. 1 .40
24 Curtis, Stiles P. 1 1 .65
25 Calhoun, Mary 1 .40
26 Clark, John 1 2 Cariole $50 1.00 1.65
27 Copenhagan, John 1 .40
28 Clark, Benjamin 2 .80
29 Carmichael, Geo. F. 3 1 $150 1 3.57
30 Cheek & Parrish 1 .40
31 Crawford, George 1 1 .65
32 Cheek, Wm F. 1 1.00
33 Crump, Malcolm 1 1.00
34 Carter, Mal. W. 3 11.20
35 Cox, Rob't A. 1 .25
36 Cole, Bernard 1 .25
37 Dangerfield, H. W. 1 1.00
38 Dickey, Robert 4 1 1 1 Carriage $50 2.00 5.22
39 Dornin, Thos. A. 2 $100 1 1 4.30
40 Drinnan, Ann 1 1 1.40
41 Daniel, Sam'l G. 2 1 1.05
42 Doggett, Hugh S. 1 .40
43 Ellis, Robert 14 5 $150 8.22
44 Elliott, Jos. 1 .40
45 Ecles, H. J. W. 2 .80
46 Eve, George W. 1 1 1.40
47 Elder, John 1 .40
48 Ellis, Wm. P. 1 1.00
Page 2 86 11 5at2, 1at1 8 14 14 50 $3.00 71.77
1 French, Elizabeth 6 1 3.40
2 Finnall, Waller H. 3 2 3.20
3 Francis, Ephraim 1 1 .65
4 Ferneyhough, Sarah 2 .80
5 Ford, Martha 1 .40
6 Farmers Bank 1 .50
7 Goodwin, Arthur 2 2 2.80
8 Grotz, George 3 1 1.32
9 Grotz, William 1 1.00
10 Gordon, William K. 4 $100 2 $25 5.85
11 Grotz, John 2 .80
12 Gallaher, Jos. G. 1 1.00
13 Gray, Rob't 1 .25
14 Gill & Huffman 1 .40
15 Gill, Beverly T. 1 1.00
16 Genther, Henry D. 1 1 .65
17 Green, Wm. D. 2 1 1.80
18 Green, Mrs. 2 .80
19 Goolrick, Peter 4 3 1 2 Carriage $150 2.00 6.47
20 Goolrick, George 1 1 1.40
21 Gravett, George 1 1 1 1 1.27
22 Garland, John B. 1 1 1 1.52
23 Gillman, Granville 1 1 Cariole $50 1.00 1.52
24 Gore, Charles 1 .40
25 Gillham, Benj. 1 .40
26 Gray, John B. & Co. 1 .40
27 Gray, James 2 .80
28 Grady, Mrs. 1 .40
29 Gordon, Bazil 1 .40
30 Goodwin, Ann M. 3 1 1 1.95
31 Goodwin, Mary 1 1.00
32 Goodwin, Sarah 1 1.00
33 Herndon, John M. 1 2 Gigg $75 .94 3.06
34 Hall, John B. 3 1 1 1.95
35 Hodges, Benjamin 1 .40
36 Hough, Peyton 2 1 .92
37 Herndon, B. S. 4 1 1 2.35
38 Hall, Ann 1 1 .65
39 Henning, Rob't F. 2 .80
40 Hunt, C. H. 2 $150 1 1 4.30
41 Henderson, Alex'r 5 1 2 4.50
42 Howison, Samuel 3 1 1 1.95
43 Howison, John 1 .25
44 Hoomes, Hay B. 1 1 1 .77
45 Huffman, L. J. 1 1 1.40
46 Henry, Mrs. C. 1 1 .90
Page 3 74 111 2at2 10 23 11 25 3.94 69.79
1 Haydon, John 3 2 1 1.70
2 Haydon, Patrick 1 1.00
3 Hillyard, B. R. 2 .80
4 Hunt, Gilbert 1 .40
5 Hart, John 5 1 1 1 1 3.87
6 Hays, Ann S. 2 1 1 2.30
7 Hart, Robert W. 3 2 3.20
8 Harrison, James 1 .40
9 Hanson, Thos. H. 2 1 1.05
10 Hunter, E. M. 4 1.60
11 Hunter, James 1 1 1 1.52
12 Harrow, Jas. D. 4 1 1.85
13 Jones 2 1 1.80
14 Jackson, William 11 $150 1 2 8.90
15 James, John H. 2 1 1.80
16 Johnston, Gabriel 1 .40
17 James, Ann 1 .40
18 Johnston & Timberlake 1 .40
19 Johnston, Fayette 9 1 1 $150 5.72
20 Johnston, Fayette Tr L. R. 2 $50 1 2.30
21 Jones, Roy 4 1.60
22 Johnston, Jane $75 1.00
23 Johnston, Ann Est. 3 1.20
24 Jefferson, Thomas 1 .40
25 Jones & Whaley 4 10 3 Carriages $200ea, 3 Buggy (4 wheel)$75ea, 1 Gigg $60, 1 Chair $50 14.87 17.72
26 Jones, Isaac $50 1.00
27 Jennings 1 .40
28 Jackson, Wm. A. 4 1 1 3.10
29 Jackson, W. A. Trust 6 1 2.52
30 Jenkins, Joel R. 1 .40
31 Kennedy, Dan'l W. 3 1 1 2.32
32 Kale, Anthony 2 $50 1 2.30
33 Kennedy, Wm C. 1 .40
34 King, William 1 .25
35 Knight, John 1 .25
36 Knox, Thos. F. 2 $200 2 4.80
37 Knox, Sarah C. 2 1 1.30
38 Lucas, Albert G. 3 1.20
39 Lipscomb, Thos. H. 3 1 2 3.32
40 Lewis, Chas. A. L. 3 1 1.45
41 Lynch, Virginia 4 2 1 1 Carriage $500 6.25 9.60
42 Little, John 1 1.00
43 Little, Ann 4 1 1 3.10
44 Lewis, Elizabeth 1 .25
45 Limbrick, Francis A. 1 .40
46 Johnston, Francis H. 1 1 1.40
47 Jessee, William P. 2 1 1.05
Page 4 112 20 2at2, 4at1 10 20 9 150 21.12 105.17
1 Lucas, James W. 3 1 $50 1 2.82
2 Lomax, Rebecca T. 3 1 2.20
3 Metcalfe, John 8 $175, $100 1 1 1 8.95
4 Maddox, John H. 3 $80 1 1 3.70
5 Minor, Lucy L. 1 .40
6 McDowell, Edward 2 1 1.80
7 Mitchell, Wm. M. 1 1 1 1.52
8 Muir, William 1 1.00
9 McGuire, Edw'd C. 5 $60 1 1 1 4.75
10 Murphy, Wm. H. 2 1 1.05
11 Murphy, Jas. A. 1 .12
12 McKinney, Wm. N. 1 .40
13 Morgan & Hooten 1 .40
14 Morgan, Edwin 1 .40
15 McAdam, Edward 2 1 1 1.17
16 Murphy, James 2 1 1.05
17 McShane 1 .40
18 Mills, Wm. P. 1 .25
19 Maury, Mathew F. 2 $50 1 2.80
20 McCalley, Charles 1 .40
21 Miles, Gibson 1 .25
22 Mercer, Hugh 6 $350 1 1 5.90
23 Mardess, William 2 Cariole $50 1.00 1.25
24 Mullen, George 1 .25
25 Mills, James 1 .25
26 Middleton, H. O. 3 $150 1 1 4.70
27 Macfarlane, E. T. 3 1.20
28 Maury, William S. 1 .40
29 Maury, Elizabeth 1 1 .65
30 McGuire James 2 1 1.80
31 Morson, Arthur A. 6 1 $100 2 6.52
32 Nash, James K. 1 1 .65
33 Neale, Mrs. 3 $120 1 4.20
34 Nicholson 1 .40
35 Osborne, Wm E. 1 .25
36 Patton, Hugh M. 4 1 1 3.10
37 Phillips, Alex'r K. 1 1.00
38 Phillips, Sam'l & Son 1 1 .52
39 Phillips, Samuel 3 $150 1 1 4.70
40 Pearson, Eleanor 3 1.20
41 Parke, Mary C. 2 .80
42 Pritchard, John 1 .40
43 Phillips, Henry T. 1 1 1 1.90
44 Perkins, Abner 5 1 2 Buggy $50 ea 4.00 5.12
45 Parrish, John 2 1 1.80
46 Muse, Alex'r A. 1 .40
Page 5 84 13 7at2, 4at1 10 19 12 5.00 85.22
1 Pullen, Jesse 6 6 1 Carriage $500, 4 Buggy $100ea, 2 Sulky $75ea 16.12 19.77
2 Peake, William B. 4 1 $250 1 3.97
3 Parrish, John G. 3 1 1 1.57
4 Peck, Isaac G. 1 .40
5 Pendleton, John 1 .25
6 Pritchard, Mary 2 .80
7 Read, Maria 2 .80
8 Roberts, William J. 5 1 1 1 3.62
9 Ramsey & Wright 15 2 1 $50 7.25
10 Ramsey, Turner H. 1 1 $50 1.75
11 Rollow, John J. 3 1.20
12 Roberts, Samuel 1 .40
13 Rothrock, George W. 1 .25
14 Rollins, Enoch 1 1 1.40
15 Randolph, Wm. E. E. 1 1.00
16 Rudd, John 4 $100 1 1 4.85
17 Rothrock, Wm. C. J. 6 1 $100 1 Jersey Wagon $100 6.77
18 Rail Road Co. 4 1.60
19 Read, Daniel G. 2 1 1.05
20 Rains, Lyburn P. 1 .25
21 Redd, William 5 1 1 2.37
22 Ross, James 1 1 1 1.90
23 Spindle, Thos. G. 1 1.00
24 Sorrell, Ann 1 1 .65
25 Scott, Charles S. 1 1 Buggy $75 .94 2.06
26 Roots, Ann 1 .40
27 Scott, John F. 1 1.00
28 Smith, Benj. H. 5 1 1 3.50
29 Shultice, John L. 2 $100 1 3.30
30 Short, William U. 1 .40
31 Sacrae, Butler 2 1 1.80
32 Sacrae, Benjamin 1 .40
33 Sterling, Richard 3 1 2.20
34 Strode, Jennett 1 .40
35 Scott, Hugh 2 1 1 1.17
36 Scott, George B. 1 1.00
37 Stage & Steam Boat Co. 24 6 Stage Coaches $300ea 22.50 25.50
38 Strickler, Mrs. 1 .40
39 Smith, William M. 1 1 1.12
40 Sweeney, Pamelia 2 .80
41 Seddon, Nancy 1 .40
42 Stone, Jos. 1 .12
43 Stone, Samuel 1 1 .65
44 Samuel, Argalis E. 1 1 .65
45 Samuel, Thomas 1 .40
46 Sanford, Joseph 5 1 1 2.62
47 Stevenson, Jane W. 3 $100 3.20
48 Sener, Joseph 1 .40
Page 6 100 42 5at2 7 14 14 100 41.56 118.81
1 Stevens, William H. 1 1 .65
2 Scott, John 9 4 $200 1 2 1 75 Carriage $200 2.50 12.10
3 Smock, Sarah H. 4 $200 2 5.60
4 Seddon, Susan P. 6 $300 1 1 1 6.15
5 Thom, Reuben T. 4 $150 1 3.85
6 Timberlake, James B. 2 1 1.80
7 Timberlake, W. D. Jr. 1 .40
8 Toombs, John 1 1 Cariole $60 1.00 1.37
9 Temple, Elizabeth 4 1 2.60
10 Temple, Maria $200 2.00
11 Terrier, Mrs. 1 .50
12 Tennant, Ann 4 2 3.60
13 Thompson, Lemuel Est 1 Cariole $50 1.00 1.12
14 Towles, Henry 1 .40
15 Timberlake, John 1 .25
16 Taylor, Mrs. 1 .40
17 Thorborn, Rob't D. 2 1 $100 2.80
18 Walker, Rich'd T 7 1 1 4.30
19 Wallace, John H. 4 1 1 2 Buggy $100 2.00 6.22
20 Walker, Harris 1 .25
21 Warren, William 7 2 1 1 4.55
22 Whittemore, John M. 3 .37
23 Williams, Charles 1 .40
24 Williams, John 1 1 .65
25 White, William H. 4 1 $250 1 Cariole $60 1.00 5.72
26 Winter, Enoch $40 1 1.25
27 Waite, George B. 1 1 .65
28 Warrell, Alexander 1 1 1 1.52
29 Willis, Byrd C. 4 1 2.60
30 Wright, Thomas 3 1 1 1.95
31 Wright, Block D. 1 .25
32 Wright, Rob't T. 1 1.00
33 Wellford, Bev. R. 8 1 1 Buggy $270 3.38 8.08
34 Whaley, John 2 .80
35 Williams, James Agt. 2 1 $100 1 1 4.42
36 Waite, Charles B. 1 .40
37 Williams, Richard 2 1 1.30
38 Wheeler, William 0 .00
39 White, Jesse 1 .25
40 Wingfield, Francis 1 .40
41 Wellford, John S. 6 $300 1 1 $200 7.90
42 Wells, William 1 .25
43 Walker, James N. 2 .80
44 Wallace, H. H. 4 1 1 1 2.47
45 Turner, George 1 .40
46 Vass, Elizabeth 5 3 2.37
Page 7 106 19 8at2, 1at1 12 21 15 375 10.88 107.15
1 White, William 2 1 1 1 Carriage $50 2.00 3.67
2 Wellford, Charles C. 5 1 1 1 Buggy $75 2.00 5.62
3 Young, John J. 4 2 3.60
4 Buckin, Henry 1 Cariole $50 1.00 1.12
5 Byrd, Sandy 0 1 .12
6 DeBaptist 4 4 2.10
7 Howard, Abram 1 .40
8 Mondowny, Jas. 1 Cariole $50 1.00 1.12
9 Morton, Reuben 1 .25
10 Richards, Adolphus 1 .40
11 Thornton, Lewis 1 .12
12 West, James 1 .40
13 West, James Jr. 1 .12
14 White, Nelson 1 .12
Page 8 18 12 2 3 2 19.20

Recapitulation
Page Slaves Horses Pianos Clocks Watches Plate Carriages Total
at $2 at $1 Gold Silver >$100 Tax
Page 1 94 19 4 2 11 25 17 160 11.81 98.13
Page 2 86 11 5 1 8 14 14 50 $3.00 71.77
Page 3 74 111 2 10 23 11 25 3.94 69.79
Page 4 112 20 2 4 10 20 9 150 21.12 105.17
Page 5 84 13 7 4 10 19 12 5.00 85.22
Page 6 100 42 5 7 14 14 100 41.56 118.81
Page 7 106 19 8 1 12 21 15 375 10.88 107.15
Page 8 18 12 2 3 2 6.00 19.20
Totals 674 146 33 12 70 139 94 $860 $103.32 $675.27

Proof
674 Slaves @ 40 269.60
146 Horses @12 18.25
33 Pianos @ $2 66.00
12 Pianos @ $1 12.00
70 Clocks @ 50 35.00
139 Gold Watches @ $1 139.00
94 Silver Watches @ 25 23.50
$860 Gold & Silver Plate @ $1 8.60
Whole Amt tax on Carriages 103.32
$675.27

Statement
Slaves Gold Watches Coaches Stages Carryalls Gigs Pianos Watches Plate Clocks
Page >12 Horses # $ # $ # $ # $ # $ # $ # $ $ # $
1 94 19 25 4 9.00 3 2.81 6 17 1.60 11
2 86 11 14 1 2.00 1 1.00 6 14 .50 8
3 74 111 23 1 2.00 1 1.00 1 .94 2 11 .25 10
4 112 20 20 7 19.75 2 1.37 6 9 1.50 10
5 84 13 19 2 4.00 1 1.00 11 12 10
6 100 42 14 6 16.25 6 22 3 2.81 5 14 1.00 7
7 106 19 21 3 7.88 3 3.00 9 15 3.75 12
8 18 12 3 2 4.00 2 2.00 2 2
Total 674 146 139 $139.00 26 64.88 6 22.50 8 8.00 9 7.94 45 $78.00 94 $23.50 8.60 70 $35.00

I Jno Metcalfe Comr Rev. for the Town 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 John H. Wallace a magistrate for the Corporation of Fredericksburg on the 9th day of June 1842.
J. H. Wallace, J. P.

I, John James Chew, 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. And I further certify that the Commissioner of the Revenue has complied with the provisions of the Act of the General Assembly of Virginia passed March 3d 1840 as contained ni the 33rd and 34th sections of said Act
Given under my hand this 17th day of June 1842
J. J. Chew, CCHF


Last Updated on 17 January 2006
Entered by Gary Stanton
Email: gstanton@umw.edu