The Resource Pittsylvania County (Va.) Lists of Tithables

Pittsylvania County (Va.) Lists of Tithables

Label
Pittsylvania County (Va.) Lists of Tithables, 1767, 1770, 1773-1781
Title
Pittsylvania County (Va.) Lists of Tithables
Inclusive dates
1767, 1770, 1773-1781
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Pittsylvania County (Va.) Lists of Tithables, 1767, 1770, 1773-1781, consists of lists of tithable heads of household in the county for the years 1767, 1770, and 1773-1781
Member of
Action
  • Accessioned
  • Described
Biographical or historical data
  • Pittsylvania County was named in honor of William Pitt, earl of Chatham, a great English statesman. It was formed from Halifax County in 1766.
  • 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."
Cataloging source
Vi
Location of other archival material
Additional Pittsylvania 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.
Label
Pittsylvania County (Va.) Lists of Tithables
Note
These items came to the Library of Virginia in a shipment of court papers from Pittsylvania County under the accession number 25861
Arrangement
Arranged chronologically.
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  • The Library of Virginia
Extent
4
Governing access note
There are no restrictions
Immediate source of acquisition
Pittsylvania County Circuit Court
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001651167
Terms governing use
There are no restrictions.
Type of unit
boxes.

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