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Jefferson County, Virginia (W.Va.)Tax Records, 1814-1829

Jefferson County, Virginia (W.Va.)Tax Records, 1814-1829
Mss. Acc. 2008.320
0.75 Cubic Feet
Scope and Contents

Ten tax books for Jefferson County, Virginia from 1814-1878 and one Execution Book for 1825-1830.  Braxton Davenport and William B. Magruder, Sheriff and Deputy Sheriff, were the tax collectors. 1814-1815, South District, 1814-1815, North District and 1817, 1816, 1826, 1827, 1828, 1829, 1862 and 1878.

Jefferson County was created from Berkeley County in 1801.  See Mss. Acc. 2008.321 Berkeley County for tax lists prior to 1801 and overlapping years.

Davenport, Braxton
Grantham, William
Magruder, William B.
Jefferson County (W.Va.)--History--18th century
Jefferson County (W.Va.)--History--19th century
Jefferson County (W.Va.). Sheriff
Sheriffs--Virginia--Jefferson County
Taxation--Virginia--Jefferson County
Taxation--West Virginia--History
Tax records

Administrative Information

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Acquisition Note
 Source: Green Bookman and C.J. Carrier.
Two or more separate purchases.
Related Materials

Mss. 39.4 V82co Virginia Counties - Jefferson County <p>

Mss. Acc. 2008.321 Berkeley County, Virginia (W.Va.) Tax Records <p>

Mss. Sm Coll Davenport (Papers)  <p>

Mss. MsV Ap15  William Grantham Journal

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Jefferson County, Virginia (W.Va.) Tax Records, Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library, College of William and Mary.
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