1857 Wise County, Virginia Land Tax List

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1857 Wise County, Virginia Land Tax List

(Surnames A through M only)

Transcribed by Jeffrey C. Weaver, August 2, 1998

1857 Wise County, Virginia Land Tax List
Name Residence Title # of
Acres
Location Distance
from
CH
Value
per
Acre
Total
Value
Adington, Joseph Wise Fee 200 Waters of Guest River 5NW .75 150.00
Allexander, William Kentucky Fee 50,000 Waters of Guest River In Dist. .30 1500.00
Adington, Charles Wise Fee 200 Waters of Guest River 5NW .75 150.00
Bond, William Wise Fee 300 Guest River, Rocky Fork 5 NW 1.00 300.00
Baker, John Heirs Wise Fee 16,667 Wise County 8W .01 166.67
Boling, Jeremiah, Sen. Wise Fee 100 Pound Gap 16W 4.00 400.00
Boggs, Jesse Wise Fee 206 Waters of the Kane Patch 10W 2.00 412.00
Boling, Jeremiah, Jr. Wise Fee 52 Gun Stock Ridge 15NW 2.00 104.00
Boling, Jeremiah, Jr. Wise Fee 50 Pound Fork of Sandy 15NW 2.00 100.00
Boling, Jeremiah, Jr. Wise Fee 50 Pound Fork of Sandy 15NW 2.00 100.00
Boling, Jeremiah, Jr. Wise Fee 217 Pound Fork of Sandy 15NW 2.00 434.00
Boling, Jeremiah, Jr. Wise Fee 50 Pound Fork of Sandy 15NW 2.00 100.00
Blanton, William Wise Fee 50 Heard S. Fork of P. River 15SW 6.00 300.00
Blanton, William Wise Fee 50 Powell Mountain 16SW 6.00 300.00
Blanton, John Wise Fee 133 N. Side Powell Mountain 16SW 2.00 266.00
Boggs, William Wise Fee 38 Kane Patch Fork P. River 10W 1.00 38.00
Boggs, John Wise Fee 200 Kane Branch 17W 1.00 200.00
Boggs, David Wise Fee 50 Waters Kane Patch 12W 2.00 200.00
Boggs, John Kentucky Fee 169 Calaham's Creek 17W 3.00 507.00
Boggs, James Wise Fee 147 Big Stone Gap P. River 12W 1.00 147.00
Boggs, James Wise Fee 45 Cole Branch 12W 1.00 45.00
Baggett, Andrew J. Wise Fee 200 Powells Mountain 12SW 1.00 200.00
Back, Isaac Wise Fee 50 -- 15NW 1.00 50.00
Barren, Wm. N. G. Lee Fee 400 Southside P. River 22SW 12.00 4800.00
Bruce, Joshua Wise Fee 200 Waters Pine Creek 8SE 3.00 600.00
Baker, Jesse Wise Fee 110 Powell's River 5W 2.00 220.00
Baker, James Wise Fee 181 Waters of Guest River 4W 2.00 362.00
Baker, Daniel W. Wise Fee 90 Guest's River 6 SE 2.50 225.00
Byrns, John W. Wise Fee 13 S. Side Guest River 5SE 2.00 26.00
Boling, Hosey Wise Fee 14 Pound Fork Sandy 18W 1.00 14.00
Boling, Hosey Wise Fee 194 Waters Pound Fork Sandy 18W 1.00 194.00
Boling, Amos Wise Fee 150 Waters Pound Fork Sandy 16W 1.00 150.00
Bruce, Enoch G. Wise Fee 153 Guests River 5SE 4.00 612.00
Baker, James Wise Fee 50 Benge's Branch 7SW 1.00 50.00
Creech, John W. & J. M. Gibson Wise Fee 165 Pound Fork Sandy 14NW 1.00 165.00
Creech, Freelin G. Kentucky Fee 25 Lick Fork of Pound 15W 1.00 25.00
Creech, Freelin G. Kentucky Fee 250 Lick Fork of Pound 15W 1.00 250.00
Creech, John Wise Fee 477 On Pound River 12NW 1.00 477.00
Creech, John Wise Fee 45 Lick Fork of Pound 14NW 1.00 45.00
Creech, Jonathan, Heirs Wise Fee 50 Top, Wallins Ridge 23 SW 5.00 250.00
Creech, Jonathan Heirs Wise Fee 50 Powell Mountain 23SW 4.00 200.00
Creech, Jonathan, Heirs Wise Fee 407 Little Stone Gap 9SW 5.00 2035.00
Creech, Jonathan, Heirs Wise Fee 61 Powell's Mountain 9SW 12.00 732.00
Church, Gabriel Wise Fee 76 Roaring Fork P. River 14W 2.-00 152.00
Church, William Wise Fee 223 Roaring Fork P. River 10W 1.00 223.00
Carrons, William Lee Fee 50 Roger's Ridge 10W 1.00 50.00
Carrons, William Lee Fee 77 Roaring Fork P. River 15W 2.00 154.00
Carrons, William Lee Fee 97 Roger's Ridge 14W 1.00 97.00
Carrons, William Lee Fee 673 South Side Black Mountain 20W 1.00 673.00
Carrons, William Lee Fee 40 Roger's Ridge 15W 1.00 40.00
Carrons, William & Thomas Duff Lee Fee 100 N. Side Black Mtn. 18W 1.00 100.00
Carrons, William & L. R. Tyler Lee Fee 200 Head, Roaring Fork, P. River 20W 1.00 200.00
Cooper, John Wise Fee 165 Powel's River 6W 2.00 330.00
Cooper, John Wise Fee 245 South Side Big Stone Mtn. 11W 2.50 612.50
Carter, Dale Russell Fee 160 South Side Guest's River 4SE 4.00 640.00
Davis, Thomas Russell Fee 499 Waters of Pound River 12NW 1.00 499.00
Davis, John Wise Fee 94 Powell Mountain 10SW 6.00 564.00
Davis, John Wise Fee 44 Stone Mountain 10SW 4.00 176.00
Davis, John Wise Fee 119 Stone Mountain 10SW 3.00 357.00
Davis, Beals Kentucky Fee 70 Stone Gap 8W 2.00 140.00
David, Beals Kentucky Fee 222 Little Stone Gap 8SW 1.00 222.00
Drake, Martin Lee Fee 125 Beaver Dam Gap P. Mtn. 11SW 6.00 750.00
Drake, Martin Lee Fee 100 Beaver Creek 11SW 6.00 600.00
Dotson, Daniel Wise Fee 164 West Side Guest's River 3SW 3.50 574.00
Davis, Beals Kentucky Fee 100 Little Stone Gap 9W 3.00 300.00
Dickenson, Daniel Lee Fee 169200 Powel's & Guest's River 10W .50 84,600.00
Ewing, Samuel, Est. Russell Fee 500 Waters of Guest's River 10SE .25 125.00
Ewing, Samuel, Est. Russell Fee 1000 Waters of Guest's River 10SE .25 250.00
Ewing, Samuel, Est. Russell Fee 1000 Waters of Guest's River 10SE .25 250.00
Ewing, Samuel, Est. Russell Fee 1000 West Side Guest's River 10SE .50 500.00
Elkins, John, Sen. Wise Fee 100 Three Forks P. River 20SW 5.00 500.00
Elkins, John, Sen. Wise Fee 15 Joining Same 20SW 5.00 75.00
Elkins, Joseph Wise Fee 100 Three Forks P. River 20SW 5.00 500.00
Eaton, John Wise Fee 367 Guest's River 5SE 3.00 1101.00
Eaton, John Wise Fee 150 Guest's River 5SE 5.00 750.00
Eaton, John Wise Fee 15 Guest's River 5SE 1.00 15.00
Falpson, Philip Unknown Fee 50,000 Guest's River 10S .16 3000.00
Gibson, James M. Unknown Fee 550 Pound River 10NW 1.00 550.00
Graham, Samuel Wise Fee 500 South Side Stone Mtn. 17SW .50 250.00
Gilly, John B. Wise Fee 50 Powell's Mountain 18SW 6.00 300.00
Gilly, John B. Wise Fee 78 Powell's Mountain 18SW 1.00 78.00
Gilly,John B. Wise Fee 100 Powell's Mountain 18SW 7.00 700.00
Gilly, George W. Wise Fee 50 S. Side Stone Mountain 18SW 8.00 400.00
Galloway, Joseph E. Wise Fee 113 South Fork P. River 9W 1.00 113.00
Galloway, Joseph E. & A. Blythe Wise Fee 200 Joining Above 9W 1.00 200.00
Gilly, Jesse, Estate Wise Fee 100 Wile Cat Valley 18SW 5.00 500.00
Gilly, Jesse, Estate Wise Fee 50 Wile Cat Valley 18SW 2.00 100.00
Gilly, Jesse, Estate Wise Fee 70 South Fork P. River 18SW 3.00 210.00
Gilly, Jesse, Estate Wise Fee 100 Wile Cat Valley 18SW 3.00 300.00
Gilly, Jesse, Estate Wise fee 300 Powel's Mountain 20SW .50 150.00
Gilly, Jesse, Estate Wise Fee 125 Wile Cat Valley 20SW 8.00 1000.00
Gilly, Jesse, Estate Wise Fee 310 Wile Cat Valley 20SW 8.00 2480.00
Gilly, Elkanah Wise Fee 75 Three Forks Powell's River 18SW 15.00 1125.00
Gilly, Elkanah Wise Fee 27 Joining the Above 18SW 10.00 270.00
Greer, Francis Wise Fee 200 Between Guest's River and Cane Patch 15SE 3.00 600.00
Gibson, George Wise Fee 130 -- 10S 2.00 260.00
Gibson, William Russell Fee 77 Waters Pound 12NW 2.00 154.00
Gibson, William Russell Fee 300 Waters Pound 12NW 2.00 600.00
Gilly, Ira Wise Fee 106 Head of Powell's Valley 12SW 10.00 1060.00
Hall, John A. Wise Fee 250 Indian Creek 11NW 1.00 250.00
Hays, John Wise Fee 193 Pound Fortk 14NW 1.00 193.00
Hoge, John H. Wise Fee 917 Tom's Creek 8SE 2.00 1854.00
Hall, Alexander Wise Fee 130 Calaham's Fork P.R. 18W 5.00 650.00
Hill, James Wise Fee 43.00 Powell's River 8W 2.00 86.00
Hays, Jonathan Wise Fee 30 Pound F. Head Sandy 15NW 3.00 90.00
Horton, Harvey Wise Fee 115 Three Forks P. River 19SW 12.00 1380.00
Horton, Harvey Wise Fee 90 Same 19SW 10.00 900.00
Horton, Harvey & Henderson Horton Wise Fee 20 Same 19SW 12.00 240.00
Huff, John, Estate Wise Fee 182 Little Stone Gap 9SW 1.00 182.00
Huff, John, Estate Wise Fee 101 Black Creek 8W 1.00 101.00
Huff, John, Estate Wise Fee 60 N. Side Stone Mountain 8SW 1.00 60.00
Huff, John, Estate Wise Fee 50 Near Head Butcher's Fork 8SW 3.00 150.00
Huff, John, Estate Wise Fee 100 Near Head Same 8SW 5.00 500.00
Huff, John, Estate Wise Fee 50 Little Stone Gap 9SW 2.00 100.00
Huff, William, Sen. Wise Fee 63 Joining A. Vance & Others 8W 2.50 157.50
Huff, James Wise Fee 54 Stone Coale Branch 8W 2.50 135.00
Huff, James Wise Fee 60 North Powel River C.B. 8W 2.00 120.00
Hendren, Aron Wise Fee 330 Guest's River 5SW 2.00 660.00
Huff, L. D. Wise Fee 400 On Waters Powel's River 6SW 1.50 600.00
Hunsucker, John Wise Fee 480 Waters Guest River 6W 1.50 720.00
Huff, Charles Wise Fee 84 Both Sides of Powel's River 5W 1.50 126.00
Hunsucker, George Wise Fee 136 Guest's River 3SW 2.50 540.00
Hunsucker, James Wise Fee 32 Powel's River 4SW 1.50 48.00
Hunsucker, James Wise Fee 50 Guest's River 3.5SE 3.00 150.00
Hoge, Daniel S. Wise Fee 500 Guest's River 8 SE 5.00 2500.00
Hagan, Joseph Wise Fee 50,000 West Side G.R. Sto. Creek 10SW 1.00 50,000.00
Hagan, Joseph Wise Fee 500 Near High Knob 12S 1.00 500.00
Huff, Charles Wise Fee 108 On Guest's River 4SW 1.00 108.00
Hill, James M. Wise Fee 88 On Both Sides P. River 6W 1.00 88.00
Hunsucker, John Wise Fee 293 Between Guest River & Powell River 6W 1.00 293.00
Horton, Harvey A. Wise Fee 293 On Big Stone Gap Fork P.R. 20W 1.00 293.00
Horton, Harvey A. Wise Fee 134 On South Side Pigeon Fork 20W 1.00 134.00
Isom, Edmon Wise Fee 36 Black Creek 10W 2.00 72.00
Isom, Edmon Wise Fee 246 Black Creek 10W 1.00 246.00
Isom, Archibald Wise Fee 68 Water's Powell's River 5W 1.50 102.00
Justice, Hiram Kentucky Fee 70 Lick Fork Pound River 12NW 2.00 140.00
Justice, Hiram Kentucky Fee 140 Lick Fork Pound River 12NW 1.00 141.00
Joseph, Clemmy Wise Fee 40 Big Stone Gap 15W 2.00 80.00
Joseph, Clemmy Wise Fee 100 Roaring Fork P. River 15W 4.00 400.00
Joseph, Clemmy Wise Fee 46 Joining Above 15W 3.00 138.00
Joseph, Clemmy Wise Fee 25 Joining Home Tract 15W 1.00 25.00
Joseph, Clemmy Wise Fee 300 Joining Home Tract 15W 1.00 300.00
Jones, William P. Lee Fee 50 Rogers Ridge 10W 2.00 100.00
Jones, Stephen, Est. Lee Fee 100 Big Stone Gap Fork 10W 2.00 200.00
Jones, Stephen, Est. Lee Fee 100 East Spur Rogers Ridge 9W 2.00 200.00
Jones, Stephen, Est. Lee Fee 100 Rogers Ridge 8W 2.00 200.00
Jones, Stephen, Est. Lee Fee 167 New Shell Camp 8W 2.00 334.00
Jones, Stephen, Est. Lee Fee 195 Roger's Ridge 8W 2.00 390.00
Jones, Stephen, Est. Lee Fee 115 Sulphur Springs 8W 2.00 230.00
Jones, Stephen, Est. Lee Fee 120 Near Shell Camp 8W 2.00 240.00
Jones, Stephen, Est. Lee Fee 206 Roger's Ridge 9W 2.00 412.00
Jones, Stephen, Est. Lee Fee 50 East Side Midle Ridge 10W 2.00 100.00
Jones, Stephen, Est. Lee Fee 200 Shell Camp 8NW 5.00 1000.00
Jones, Stephen, Est. Lee Fee 500 Three Forks P. River 10W 1.00 500.00
Jones, Stephen, Est. Lee Fee 150 Near Shell Camp 10W 1.00 150.00
Jones, Isaiah Wise Fee 100 N. Side. P. Mtn. 12SW 10.00 1000.00
Jones, John Wise Fee 198 Waters Black Creek 10W 2.00 396.00
Jones, John Wise Fee 88 Waters Black Creek 10W 5.00 440.00
Jones, John Wise Fee 194 Waters Black Creek 10W 2.00 388.00
Joseph, John Wise Fee 39 Joining Alance Huff 9SW 1.00 39.00
Kilbourn, Martin Wise Fee 50 N. Side Watkins Ridge 20SW 8.00 400.00
Kilbourn, Martin Wise Fee 50 N. Stone Mt. 20SW 2.00 100.00
Kilbourn, Martin Wise Fee 25 Stone Gap Fork P. River 16W 2.00 50.00
Kilbourn, Martin, Sr. Wise Fee 100 Stone Gap Fork P. River 16 W 4.00 400.00
Kelly, John Wise Fee 100 Stone Gap Fork P. River 18W 5.00 500.00
Kelly, John Wise Fee 90 N. Side Stone Gap 14W 8.00 720.00
Keller, William Wise Fee 200 Both Sides Pigeon Fork 18W 2.00 400.00
Keller, John, Estate Wise Fee 43 Powell's Mountain 8S 1.00 43.00
Kane, David & John Wise Fee 100 Powell's Mountain 10Sw 2.00 200.00
Landreth, Zachariah Wise Fee 67 Wilecat Valley 20S 2.00 134.00
Landreth, Zachariah Wise Fee 58 Wile Cat Valley 20S 3.00 174.00
Landreth, Zachariah Wise Fee 50 Wile Cat Valley 20S 4.00 200.00
Landreth, Zachariah Wise Fee 100 Wile Cat Valley 20S 2.00 200.00
Long, Andrew T. Eise Fee 360 Waters of Pound 12NW 2.00 720.00
Logan, Mana Wise Fee 121 Waters of Guest's River 5SE 1.00 121.00
Logan, William M. Wise Fee 121 Waters of Guest's River 5SE 1.00 121.00
Magard, Henry Kentucky Fee 84 Waters of Pound 10NW 2.00 168.00
Magard, Samuel Wise Fee 250 On Lick Fork of Pound 12NW 2.00 500.00
Moris, William - Fee 200 - Unknown .25 50.00
Mullins, John Wise Fee 28 Pound Fork Sandy 20SW 2.00 56.00
Morris, Michael, est. Scott Fee 333 Guest's River 10SW .50 166.50
Moore, Ephraim Wise Fee 450 On Stone Mountain 9SE 1.00 450.00