1799 Grayson County, Virginia Land Tax List

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The 1799 Grayson County, Virginia Land Tax List

Transcript by Jeffrey C. Weaver, May, 1998

Grayson County, Virginia Land Tax List - 1799
Name Acres Value Amount of Tax Comments
Allen, William 400 66.67 0.32  
Anderson, Jacob 77 77 0.36  
Anderson, John 130 43.33 0.21  
Anderson, Peter 120 25 0.12  
Anderson, Jacob 100 50 0.24  
Burcham, John 140 93.33 0.46  
Bedsaul, Elisha 60 33.33 0.16  
Bryant, John 170 56.67 0.77  
Bourn, William 484 100 0.48  
Bourn, William 436 87.17 0.43  
Bradley, William 10 3.33 0.01  
Blair, Thomas 50 33.33 0.16  
Byrd, William 100 33.33 0.16  
Byrant, John 30 10 0.05  
Bowen, Peter 66 45 0.22  
Byrd, Samuel 100 33.33 0.16  
Blair, Thomas 654 166.67 0.81  
Bur...., William 100 33.33 0.16  
Bedsaul, Elisha 180 70 0.44  
Blevins, John 220 220 1.06  
Bryant, John 212 72.67 0.32  
Ballard, Byrom 190 110.64 0.33  
B......, William H. 275 100 0.4  
B......, William H. 33 11 0.05  
Byrd, George 100 33.33 0.16  
Bedwell, Robt. 186 62 0.84  
Blair, Thomas 100 16.66 0.1  
Beck, John 150 30 0.25  
Bedsaul, Elisha 150 90 0.43  
Bryant, John 210 72.67 0.36  
B...dsman, Franklin 66 22 0.11  
B...dsman, Franklin 200 66.67 0.32  
Bloomer, John 130 62.33 0.21  
Beal?, Thomas 180 60.33 0.29  
Beale, John 260 86.67 0.42  
Bobbett, Caleb 100 50 0.24  
Bourn, Lewis 133 44.33 0.22  
Bryant, John 40 20 0.1  
Bourn, William 200 100 0.48  
Bourn, William 130 50 0.24  
Blair, Thomas 35   0.16 Blank fields were illegible
Blair, Thomas 66   0.16 Blank fields were illegible
Baldwin, Thomas 90 30 0.15  
Blair, John 212 106 0.51  
Blair, Thomas 100 33.33 0.16  
Bowman, Sarah 100 33.33 0.16  
Bond, Edward 150 50 0.24  
Bryant, John 100 50 0.24  
Beck, John 112 50 0.24  
Ballard, Joseph 114 50 0.24  
Bemer, Henry 50 25 0.12  
Beamer, John 40 20 0.1  
Cox, Samuel 94 31.33 0.15  
Cox, John 100 33.33 0.16  
Cox, John 400 400 1.92  
Cox, John 732 488 2.35  
Cox, John 75 50 0.24  
Carling, David 400 133.33 0.64  
Cox, Solomon 180 60 0.29  
Colson, Jacob 250 62.5 0.31  
Cox, David 200 200 0.96  
Cock, Andrew 156 52 0.25  
Comer, Thomas 143 47.67   Blank fields were illegible
Cox, Enoch 200 66.67   Blank fields were illegible
Collins, Jonathan 145 45.33 0.23  
Crildfield, Elizabeth 300 100 0.48  
Cock, John 367 61.67 0.3  
Cock, Reuben 100 33.33 0.16  
Commons, Jacob 160 66.67 0.32  
Cock, John 60 20 0.1  
Cox, Enoch 400 266.67 1.29  
Cornutt, David 174 100 0.48  
Colson, Jacob 400 266.67 1.29  
Cox, Jesse 150 100 0.48  
Collier, Aaron 140 106.67   Blank fields were illegible
Cock, Andrew 1149 500 2.4  
Cock, James 130 83.33 0.41  
Couch, Joseph 70 50 0.24  
Cornutt, David 200 66.67 0.32  
Cornutt, James 250 83.33 0.41  
Collins, Malin 460 300 1.44  
Chaffin, William 221 133.33 0.64  
Commons, Robert 167 50 0.24  
Collier, Randolph 120 60 0.59  
Cox, Joseph 107 35.67 0.18  
Crouse, John 190 50 0.24  
Chew, Samuel 180 60 0.29  
Commons, Jacob 100 28.5 0.14  
Chew, Samuel 100 100 0.48  
Delph, Peter 220 73.33 0.35  
Dickey, Matthew 237 99 0.48  
Denney, Lazarus 50 50 0.24  
Denney, Lazarus 345 100 0.48  
Denney, Charles 100 33.33 0.16  
Dolton, Reuben 170 91.67 0.45  
Dolton, James 93 100 0.48  
Dolton, William 350 233.33 1.12  
Dickens, Ephraim 165 106.67 0.51  
Dillard, Thomas 175 150 0.72  
Dickey, Matthew 212 66.66 0.32  
Dillard, Edward 30,000 2500 12  
Davis, John 32 17 0.06  
Downing, Thomas 300 100 0.48  
Davis, John 50 12.5 0.06  
Davis, Thomas 50 12.5 0.06  
Dickens, Ephraim 166 100 0.48  
Davis, Thomas 70 25 0.12  
Davis, William 43 12.5 0.06  
Dickey, Mathew 400 200 0.96  
Eller, George 150 50 0.24  
Eller, George 200 66.67 0.32  
Frost, John 208 46.67 0.23  
Frost, JOhn 180 150 0.72  
Froibour, John 65 35 0.17  
Fitzpatrick, Thomas 380 100 0.48  
Firsbey, Nathl. 400 266.67 1.29  
Farmer, Michael 60 20 0.1  
Farmer, Michael 100 33.33 0.16  
Frisbey, Nathl. 1337 71.42 0.36  
Fields, Joseph 430 430 2.07  
Foley, Moses 171 82.5 0.44  
Fulton, David 50 33.33 0.16  
Farmer, John 261 174 0.85  
Frisbey, Nathl. 1672 139.33 0.67  
Frisbey, Nathl. 2200 183.33 0.89  
Farmer, Michael 180 150 0.72  
Farmer, Jacob 200 50 0.24  
Farmer, Michael 207 50 0.24  
Gaines, Philip 498 111.17 0.53  
Greer, Shadrack 474 200 0.96  
Greer, Shadrack 418 150 0.72  
Greer, Shadrack 172 50 0.24  
Greer, Shadrack 142 50 0.24  
Greer, William 95 33.33 0.16  
Goare, Stephen 278 133.33 0.64  
Ginnings, William 240 133.33 0.64  
Garrison, Isaac 50 8.33 0.04  
Garrison, Isaac 63 32.5 0.15  
Greer, Aquilla 150 50 0.24  
Gaines, Philip 925 300 1.44  
Greer, Aquilla 78 25 0.12  
Hail, Lewis 194 73.33 0.36  
Hill, Joseph 160 50 0.24  
Hail, William 167 58.33 0.28  
Hampton, Andrew 96 33.33 0.16  
Houk, Barnett 167 58.33 0.28  
Houk, Barnett 130 83.33 0.41  
Howel, William 350 233.33 1.12  
Hail, Lewis 20 16.67 0.08  
Hackler, George 39 3.25 0.01  
Hackler, George 24 2 0.01  
Hilton, John 240 90 0.44  
Hill, Robert 152 51 0.24  
Hoopman, Barney 340 113.33 0.55  
Howel, Samuel 175 58.33 0.28  
Hanks, Joshua 258 86 0.42  
Hilton, Samuel 200 66.67 0.32  
Hays, Jacob 200 66.67 0.32  
Hackler, George 100 33.33 0.16  
Hash, William 83 25 0.12  
Hail, Richard 250 62.5 0.3  
Hail, William 156 60 0.29  
Jones, Minitree 400 400 1.42  
Jones, Minitree 1000 83.33 0.41  
Jones, Minitree 160 50 0.24  
Jones, Abner 160 60 0.39  
Johnson, Thomas 140 46.33 0.23  
Jarrel, James 150 50 0.24  
Jones, Stephen 400 266.67 1.18  
Jones, Isaac 165 100 0.48  
Jassop, Thomas 300 300 1.44  
Juston, Joseph 400 133.33 0.64  
Johnson, Thomas 120 40 0.19  
Johnson, Jacob 177 50 0.24  
Jones, Abraham 307 100 0.48  
Jackson, Joseph 164 50 0.24  
Jennings, Presley 303 100 0.48  
Johnson, John 37 18.5 0.09  
Johnson, Isaac 120 30 0.15  
Kirk, Henry 100 66.67 0.32  
Kinworthy, John 90 33.33 0.16  
Kirk, Samuel 172 37.32 0.28  
Keith, George 150 50 0.24  
Kindle, Jonathan 100 33.33 0.16  
Kindle, Jonathan 49 7.5 0.03  
Kettron, Peter 51 21.25 0.1  
Kincannon, Andrew 122 122 0.59  
Killey, Jonathan 100 33.33 0.16  
Kelley, Patrick 200 66.67 0.32  
Kettron, Jacob 400 166.67 0.81  
Kirk, Henry 25 6.25 0.03  
Kettron, Peter 150 25 0.12  
Landers, Richard 150 50 0.24  
Long, William 100 66.67 0.32  
Long, William 120 40 0.2  
Lawman, George 150000 2500 60  
Lunday, Ebenezer 92 30.67 0.15  
Livesay, George 100 15 0.07  
Livesay, George 250 62.5 0.3  
Lunday, Thomas 204 51 0.24  
Lunday, Thomas 100 33.33 0.16  
Landers, Nathl. 90 22.5 0.11  
Lunday, Amos 97 25 0.12  
McCoy, John 232 33.33 0.16  
Middleton, Joseph 100 66.67 0.32  
McKenzie, Greenbury 52 33.33 0.16  
McKenzie, Greenbury 50 8.33 0.04  
Murphy, Timothy 145 48.33 0.23  
Murphy, Timothy 140 23.33 0.11  
Murphy, Timothy 73 24.33 0.12  
McClure, John 235 78.33 0.38  
Morgan, Rich. 200 66.67 0.32  
McGrigo?, Saml. 51750 4312.5 22.32  
McClure, James 80 80 0.39  
Newel, James 790 115.58 0.5  
Newel, James 4620 4000 4.8  
Nuckolls, Charles 260 160 0.77  
Nobblett, Thomas 440 141.67 0.7  
Nobblett, Thomas 100 25 0.12  
Newman, Coonrod 150 50 0.24  
Newman, Coonrod 259 209.33 1  
Newby, Nathan 100 100 0.48  
Ogle, Thomas 140 116.67 0.56  
Ogle, H...... 100 80.37 0.39  
Ogle, H..... 60 25 0.12  
Ogle, Thomas 110 36.67 0.18  
Osborn, Enoch 211 70.33 0.35  
Osborn, Enoch 140 70 0.34  
Osborn, Jonathan 150 50 0.24  
Osborn, Enoch 260 130 0.63  
Pence, James 130 65 0.31  
Pugh, David 330 50 0.24  
Pugh, David 260 260 1.17  
Phipps, Benj. 104 50 0.24  
Powel, Joseph 175 150 0.72  
Pope, Nathl. 294 240.5 1.16  
Philips, Tobias 190 200 0.96  
Perce, Garner 46 33.33 0.16  
Puckett, Thomas 100 27 0.13  
Powers, Peter 100 33.33 0.16  
Purkins, Aron 269 66.29 0.32  
Pope, Elijah 139 46.33 0.23  
Porter, William 200 200 0.96  
Pickrel, Henry 150 50 0.24  
Powers, Mary 41 13.67 0.06  
Parsons, John 215 71.67 0.35  
Pickrel, John 620 157.5 0.76  
Pope, Elijah 7 7 0.03  
Pence, Garner 46 33.33 0.16  
Pickrel, John 60 15 0.07  
Pickrel, John 200 50 0.24  
Parish, James 100 100 0.48  
Puckett, ..... 70 25 0.12  
Quesenberry, Moses 50 25 0.12  
Quesenberry, ..... 7 2 0.01  
Ridick, Solomon 250 66.67 0.31  
Richardson, Thomas 450 200 0.96  
Richardson, Thomas 100 33.33 0.16  
Robinson, John 300 250 1.12  
Robinson, John 190 50 0.24  
Roark, Timothy 400 200 0.96  
Reves, George 111 31.17 0.15  
R....., Jacob 60 15 0.07  
Ridick, William 190 63.33 0.31  
Richardson, Christopher 225     Blank fields were illegible
Ridick, William 190 63.33 0.32  
Rector, Jesse 156 52 0.25  
Robuds?, William 213 106.5 0.51  
Redick, Solomon 86 14.33 0.07  
Rector, Jacob 130 43.33 0.21  
Rector, James 263 22 0.11  
Roach, James 50 33.33 0.16  
Robinson, John 283 50 0.24  
Roark, Timothy 320 100 0.48  
Sexton, William 65 32.5 0.16  
Stilwell, Nicholas 150 33.33 0.16  
Staley, Jacob 347 100 0.48  
Stone, William 70 50 0.24  
Southerland, Alexr. 500 83.33 0.41  
Snider, Peter 140 116.16 0.56  
Sage, James 272 183.33 0.89  
Stone, John 175 116.67 0.56  
Stone, Jeremiah 420 300 1.44  
Stanley, Zachariah 5314 664.29 3.2  
Stanley, Zachariah 659 85.81 0.42  
Stanley, Zachariah 150 25 0.12  
Stanley, Zachariah 200 33.33 0.16  
Stanley, Zachariah 400 66.67 0.32  
Stanley, Zachariah 200 33.33 0.16  
Stanley, Zachariah 400 66.67 0.32  
Stanley, Zachariah 400 66.67 0.32  
Stanley, Zachariah 212 35.33 0.17  
Stone, John 132 50 0.24  
Studwen, John 165 106.67 0.51  
Swift, Flower 303 100 0.48  
Shockley, Richard 227 41.67 0.2  
Sexton, Archl. 130 65 0.31  
Smith, Edward 170 56.67 0.27  
Stoneman, James 165 41.25 0.22  
Stockton, Clayton 100 22.17 0.12  
Spencer, Joseph 140 27.33 0.22  
Sparks, William 60 20 0.1  
Smith, Samuel 80 6.17 0.03  
Snider, Peter 27 9 0.04  
Small, Joseph 105 35 0.17  
Swiney, John 172 57.33 0.27  
Studwan, John 200 66.66 0.32  
Sturgeon, Francis 500 100 0.48  
Swift, Flower 80 20 0.1  
Spirer, William 80 40 0.2  
Short, David 150 50 0.24  
Sexton, Benjamin 172 86 0.42  
Sexton, Pryor 67 33.5 0.16  
Sexton, Pryor 130 50 0.24  
Testerman, Thomas 100 33.33 0.16  
Taylor, William 50 35 0.17  
Thomas, Jonathan 113 191.33 0.93  
Taylor, James 50 16.67 0.08  
Taylor, William 261 50 0.24  
Trout, Philip 100 66.67 0.32  
Vanhuson, Abraham 380 250 1.12  
Vaughn, David 100 33.33 0.16  
Vaughn, William 100 33.33 0.16  
Ward, John 96 33 0.16  
Williams, John 150 62.5 0.3  
Williams, John 72 24 0.12  
Webber, Augustine 150 50 0.24  
Wilson, Jeremiah 100 16 0.08  
Walton, John 400 160 0.87  
Walker, John 100 33.33 0.16  
Williams, Jesse 30 30 0.14  
Wright, Richard 375 93.75 0.46  
Webber, Augustin 157 50 0.24  
Walter, John 480 166.77 0.84  
Wood, John & Robert 2800 573.33 2.71  
Welch, John 60 20 0.1  
Walter, John 220 133.33 0.64  
Webb, Henry 50 33.33 0.16  
Wilson, Jeremiah 100 100 0.48  
Walters, James 160 100 0.48  
Wells, John 128 83.33 0.4  
Walter, John 180 50 0.24  
Williams, Silas 260 130 0.63  
Worrel, James 100 33.33 0.16  
Walter, James 160 53.33 0.25  
Ward, Nathan 217 50 0.24  
Worrel, Elias 100 25 0.12  
Walcot, Alexr. 12500 1041 5  
Welsh, John 236 75 0.36  
Willets, Isaac 200 50 0.24  
Williams, Silas 174 74 0.36  
Young, Ezekiel 84 70 0.33  
Young, Ezekiel 50 16.67 0.08  
Young, Joseph 100 25 0.12  

Certified by William Bourn, Clerk of Court for Grayson County.