Memorandum List of Tithables
A List of Tithables given in June 1st 1760—Fairfax County
John Alton, John Askew—2. House Servants: Breechy, Jack, Nat, Schomberg, Doll, Jenny, Betty, Phillis, Moll—9. Carpenters: Will, Morris, Michael, Tom, George, Sam, Billy—7. Smiths: Peter, London—2. Home Plantation: Jack, Jack, Billy, George, Kate—⟨5⟩. Muddy hole Plantn: Richard Stephens—⟨1⟩; Dublin, James, Tom, Betty, Ruth, Grace, Phoebe, ⟨K⟩ate—⟨8⟩. Williamson’s Plantn: Robert Stephens1—⟨1⟩; Gregory, Neptune, Charles, Boson, Hannah, Cloe—⟨6⟩. Dogue Run Plantn: Jno. Foster—⟨1⟩; Jack, Cæsar, Cupid, Betty—⟨4⟩. Mill: Anthony, Betty—⟨2⟩ In all 4⟨8⟩.
N.B. paid Mr John West Junr July 28th 1761 The Taxes & County Levys for the above Tyths—as pr Rect no. 2.
|Viz. 49 Taxables @ 5/||£12.5.⟨ ⟩|
| Tyths @ 11 lbs. Tobo||539|
|also—pd Robt Boggess Parish Collr2 for [49 tithes] @ 20 lbs. [tobo]||980|
LB, in GW’s hand, DLC:GW. See source note in Memorandum, 1758–59. The format has been changed here for printing.
On 19 Nov. 1760 the Fairfax County court set the levy for the following year and ordered the sheriff to collect 11 pounds of tobacco for each of 1,609 tithables (Fairfax County Minute Book, 1756–63, p. 595).
1. Robert Stephens, son of Richard Stephens, was the new overseer of the land on Little Hunting Creek lately farmed by Benjamin Williamson.
2. Robert Boggess (died c.1773) lived west of Mount Vernon near Pohick Creek.