Partial Tax List 1810, 1811, 1812

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Source: “Ansearchin'” News, Vol. 28, No. 2 (Summer, 1981), pg. 78. No copyright infringement is intended by posting this information for the benefit of researchers.


Copied from photocopies of original records in Tennessee State Archives, Nashville, TN, by Betty Givens Moore and Betsy Foster West

This appears to be a list of persons with unpaid taxes for these years.  They could be insolvents, but they could also be absentee owners, or could have moved from the county before 1810.

State of Tennessee }
Grainger County}

August Term A. D. 1810

Persons Names Species of
Taxation
When
Taxed
John Vineyard, Junr 1 poll 1810
James Richardson, Junr 1 poll 1810
James Elkins 100 Acres 1810
Alexr Hamilton 229 Acres 1810
Levy Pady (?) and
John Vineyard
200 Acres 1810

November Term 1810

Persons Names Species of
Taxation
When
Taxed
Phillip Siegler and
R.Hall, Admr
600 Acres 1810

May Term 1811

Persons Names Species of
Taxation
When
Taxed
Henry Rice 1 poll 1811
John Smith 1 stud horse 1811

Insolvents Nov Term.1810 &1811

Persons Names Species of
Taxation
When
Taxed
Willson Hunt 110 Acres 1811
Saml Mynatt 9000 Acres 1811
Saml Blythe 10,000 A 1811
Asa Johnston 500 Acres 1811
Saml Blythe 10,000 A 1806
same same 1807
same same 1808

February Term 1812

Persons Names Species of
Taxation
When
Taxed
Stephen Johnson 1 wh poll
2 bl polls
1810
Wm Kirkham 1 poll
200 Acres
1810
Richd Skelton 1 poll
125 Acres
1810
Chas Matlock 1 bl poll
300 Acres
1810
Saml Blythe 10,000 A 1809

State of Tennessee}
Grainger County}

I, Sterling Cocke, Clerk of the Court of pleas and quarter Sessions for said County, Do hereby certify that James Conn, Sheriff and Collector for said County by orders of Court was released from the payment of the above taxes [some words scratched through] at this (sic) terms above set forth.  Given under my hand at office the Eighth Day of July 1812. Sterling Cocke, Clk.

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