Jefferson County, [West] Virginia, 1802-1813 Personal Property Tax Lists


These entries appear in the order they were presented in the original tax books, generally alphabetical by letter. The information provided in these records included numeration of the following categories: numbers of white tithables 16 years old and upwards, slaves 12-16 years old, slaves 16 years old and upwards, horses, asses, mules, mares and colts, ordinary licenses, stud horses, carriages and coaches, stage wagons, 2 wheel carriages, and tax charged. Also included are names of free Negroes, grist and sawmills, printing presses, tan yards and ferries. Categories recorded varied each year. Transcription was made on only the first several categories, those primarily detailing numbers of people and horses.


Patricia B. Duncan 

2003, 5½x8½, paper, alphabetical, 190 pp.

ISBN: 9781585498741