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1815, William Harrell of Wythe County, VA

Added 6 May 2015

1815; Randolph Fugate’s Estate, one farm lying on the main road, leading from Ingles Ferry, 22 miles from Wythe Courthouse, 400 acres having thereon one dwelling house of wood, two stories, 26 feet by 20 feet, with cellar under, kitchen, barn, stable, still house, blacksmith shop, smoke house, and corn crib, valued at $2000; one other tract known by the name of “Sulpher” Springs, 224 acres having thereon one “cabben,” valued at $250; one other tract adjoining Wm. Harrell, 300 acres, unimproved, valued at $300; one other tract unimproved, on Peack (Peak) Creek, a branch of New River, 440 acres, valued at $120; one other unimproved tract of land on New River near the line between Wythe and Montgomery counties, 190 acres valued at $100; one other unimproved tract lying on New River adjoining the Persimmon Bottom, 100 acres, valued at $20; one other tract of land on New River on the North side of the River known by the name of Fugate’s Ford, 400 acres having thereon two dwellings of wood, one 20 feet by 16 feet and the other 24 feet by 18 feet, two stories, one barn and no other buildings, valued at $1500; one other tract unimproved adjoining the above, 150 acres, valued at $150; one other tract adjoining the above unimproved, 324 acres, valued at $320; one other tract adjoining the above, unimproved, 150 acres, valued at $150; one other tract lying on the north side of New River near the line between Wythe and Montgomery counties, 300 acres having thereon one old dwelling house and other old “cabbens,” valued at $600; total $5,510.

Source: Southwest Virginia Tax Assessments 1815, Grayson, Lee, Scott, Russell, Washington, and Wythe Counties, compiled By Mary B. Kegley, 1991, p. 124.

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