Grayson County, Virginia Tax List - 1794 (Fragmentary)

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Grayson County, Virginia Tax List - 1794 (Fragmentary)

The following list is a fragment of the 1794 land tax assessment for Grayson County, Virginia. This is as complete as it gets.

The orginal was prepared by Stephen Bourn, Constable.

Grayson County, Virginia Tax List - 1794
Name Acres Value
Pounds/
Shillings/
pence
Tax
Pounds
Shillings
Pence
Allen, William 400 20/0/0 0/1/0
Bedsaul, Elisha 260 30/-/- 0/1/6
Bourn, William 500 30/-/- 0/1/6
Bryant, John 170 17/0/0 0/0/10
Bradley, William 183 15/0/0 0/0/9
Brantahele, Frederic 132 15/0/0 0/0/9
Cummons, Jacob 160 20/0/0 0/1/0
Corland, Daniel 360 27/0/0 0/1/4
Dudley, Mathew 540
303
227
65/0/0
30/0/0
12/10/0
0/3/3
0/1/6
0/0/7
Denny, Lazarus 50
345
15/0/0
39/10/0
0/0/9
0 /1/9
Denny, Charles 100 10/0/0 0/0/6
Dalton, Reuben 170 27/0/10 0/1/4
Eller, George 200 20/0/0 0/1/4
Forbush, John 367 18/7/0 0/0/11
Frost, John 208 14/0/0 0/0/8
Foley, Moses 460 40/0/0 0/2/0
Gaines, Philip 498 37/7/0 0/1/10
Greer, Shadrach 150 15/0/0 0/0/9
Greer, William 95 10/0/0 0/0/6
Goest, Stephen 278 40/0/0 0/2/0
Waters, John 180 15/0/0 0/0/9
Hale, Lewis 350 50/0/0 0/2/6
Hill, Joseph 160 15/0/0 0/0/9
Hail, Richard 167 17/10/0 0/0/10
Vanhooser, Abraham 380 19/0/0 0/0/11
Jones, Mintree 540 90/0/0 0/4/6
Johnston, Thomas 190 14/10/0 0/0/9
Jones, Abraham 172 17/10/0 0/0/10
Jerrell, James 150 15/0/0 0/0/9
McCoy, John 232 10/0/0 0/0/6
Newell, James 4928 347/0/0 0/17/4
Norris, Abraham 130 3/0/0 0/0/7
Nuckols, Charles 240 47/10/0 0/2/4