The Resource Buckingham County (Va.) Tithable List A-G

Buckingham County (Va.) Tithable List A-G

Buckingham County (Va.) Tithable List A-G, 1764
Buckingham County (Va.) Tithable List A-G
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List of all the Tiths, Lands, and Wheel Carriages
Buckingham County (Va.) Tithable List A-G, 1764, consists of photocopied images of a list of tithable heads of household in the county for the year 1764
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Biographical or historical data
  • Buckingham County was named for either the English county or for the duke of Buckingham. Some sources say that the county's namesake is Archibald Cary's tract of land called Buckingham, on what was then Willis's Creek. It was formed from Albemarle County in 1761.
  • Records were destroyed by fire in 1869.
  • In seventeenth- and eighteenth-century Virginia, the term "tithable" referred to a person who paid (or for whom someone else paid) one of the taxes imposed by the General Assembly for the support of civil government in the colony. In colonial Virginia, a poll tax or capitation tax was assessed on free white males, African American slaves, and Native American servants (both male and female), all age sixteen or older. Owners and masters paid the taxes levied on their slaves and servants. For a more detailed history of tithables, consult the Library of Virginia's website for "Colonial Tithables."
  • Original tithable list was used as a wrapper for a suit heard in Prince Edward County District Court.
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  • Original tithable list is filed with Prince Edward County District Court Records located in barcode number 007321718.
  • Additional Buckingham County Tax and Fiscal Records can be found on microfilm at the Library of Virginia. Consult "A Guide to Virginia County and City Records on Microfilm" found on the Library of Virginia web site.
  • Buckingham County is one of Virginia's Lost Records Localities. Additional Buchanan County Court Records may be found in the Virginia Lost Records Localities Digital Collection.
Buckingham County (Va.) Tithable List A-G
This item came to the Library of Virginia in a shipment of court papers from Prince Edward County
Arranged alphabetically by surname.
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Buckingham County Circuit Court
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