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Chesterfield Tithables 1756

Source: J.C. Kolbe, “Chesterfield Tithables 1756,” Southside Virginian (January 1983).

[page 85]

The 1756 tithable lists are the earliest listings for residents for Chesterfield County.  These lists have been transcribed verbatim.  The use of brackets indicates missing letters or words.  The originals may be found in the Virginia State Library.

List of Tithables for 1756 taken by Seth WARD.

Willm. GRISSEL. . . 1
George GRISSEL. . . 1

Wm. GRAVES, Robt. MOON, Ben, Perio, Bristol, Robin, Peg, Venus. . . 8

Frans. CLAYTON, James, Anaca. . . 3

John MOORE at Dead Creek. . . 1
Wm. BLANKINSHIP. . . 1

James WATKINS, Wm. ELLIS, Robin, Jean, Nancy, Joseph WATKINS. . . 6

Wm. WALKINS, Bristol, London, Aggey, Little Aggey. . . 5

Robert BEASLEY, Tony. . . 2

Sarah WARDs Tiths, Lend. WARD, Robin, Mingo, Stepney, Doll, Moll. . . 6

Seth WARD, Dick, Will, Tom, Jack, Ben, Jemmy, Sarah, Moll, Mottle, Nell

Saml. BRANCH, Henry COX, Matt, BRANCH, Bob. . . 4

Thos. OLIVER, Peter OLIVER, George, Hanner, Kate, Moll, Mingo. . . 7

Wm. CHEATHAM, Cesar, Abram, Judah, Patt, Lucy. . . 6

Rhoderick EASLEY, Peter, Nan, Kate. . . 4
Mark FARMER. . . 1
John HUDSON. . . 1
Edwd. CROSTICK. . . 1
John FRANKLIN. . . 1
Joel CHEATHAM. . . 1
Edwd. GATES, Willm. EPPES. . . 2
Edwd. STEWART. . . 1

William HATCHER Sen, Joel HATCHER, Sall. . . 3

Edwd. FRIEND Jr, Abram, Isaac, Jemmy. . . 4

Henry ANDERSONs Tith at Winterpock if not listed by the overseer (        )
Claiborn ANDERSON, Peter PINCKSTONE, James, Town, Andrew, Dinah. . . 5

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[…]

Peter WORSHAM, Sarah, Carter. . . 3

A list of tithables taken in the year 1756 by William THOMPSON.

[…]

William BLACKLEY, Constable. . . 1

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[…]

William WORSHAM Sen., Negros James, Moll. . . 3
William WORSHAM Junr.  Negros York, Will, Dido. . . 4

[…]

Essex WORSHAM Sen., Essex WORSHAM

[…]

John WORSHAM. . . 1

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