1787 Montgomery County, Virginia Personal Tax List

Last Updated on 25 Jun 2015

Wythe County was formed from Montgomery County in 1790, 3 years after this census was taken.

Summary, Virginia Tax Law Changes Respecting Tithables and Personal Property Tax Lists

  • Before 1778 – White male tithables age could vary but generally set at 16+ (16 and over)
  • 1778 – White male tithables of 21+ became subject to 5 shilling poll tax
  • 1782-1786 – Only white male tithables 21+ included, as polls; slaves also taxed as polls; personal property (horses, cattle, etc.) taxed at the state level
  • 1787 – Only white male tithables 21+ included, as polls—tax bumped to 10 shillings per head; tax info collected by itinerant tax commissioners, and dates recorded
  • 1788 on – White male tithables age reverts to 16+ as state poll tax is abolished in 1788

List A

     
Name County Tax List Page
Title Page Montgomery 1787 Personal Property List A 1
Entry Montgomery 1787 Personal Property List A 2
Anderson, Peter to Burgess, Edward Montgomery 1787 Personal Property List A 3
Barker, Joseph to Carnals, Rubin Montgomery 1787 Personal Property List A 4
Compton, Joseph to Churchman, Edward Montgomery 1787 Personal Property List A 5
Davis, Jeremiah to French, John Montgomery 1787 Personal Property List A 6
French, James to Hucherson, Samuel Montgomery 1787 Personal Property List A 7
Harrison, John to Howard, Samuel Montgomery 1787 Personal Property List A 8
Ingram, James to Lucus, Parker Montgomery 1787 Personal Property List A 9
Lawrence, William to Marcs, Hugh Montgomery 1787 Personal Property List A 10
McComas, David to McKinny, John Montgomery 1787 Personal Property List A 11
McGuire, John to Pale, Jacob Montgomery 1787 Personal Property List A 12
Pressgrove, Barnett to Radcliff, Nathan Montgomery 1787 Personal Property List A 13
Richardson, Thomas to Scott, Samuel Montgomery 1787 Personal Property List A 14
Spurlock, John Jr. to Thompson, Archibald Montgomery 1787 Personal Property List A 15
Thompson, David to Webb, Henry Montgomery 1787 Personal Property List A 16
Wylie, John to Workman, Joseph Montgomery 1787 Personal Property List A 17
Totals Montgomery 1787 Personal Property List A 18
       

List B

Name County Tax List Page
Title Page Montgomery 1787 Personal Property List B 1
Armbrister, George to Alley, Cairey Montgomery 1787 Personal Property List B 2
Axley, James to Brabston, William Montgomery 1787 Personal Property List B 3
Buchanon, John to Conaway, William Montgomery 1787 Personal Property List B 4
Clark, William to Davies, Henry Montgomery 1787 Personal Property List B 5
Dire, Charles to Ellis, Richard Montgomery 1787 Personal Property List B 6
Evans, Robert to Gilbert, Joseph Montgomery 1787 Personal Property List B 7
Greenup, John to Holsclaw, John Montgomery 1787 Personal Property List B 8
Harman, David Jr. to Kitts, Peter Montgomery 1787 Personal Property List B 9
King, Margaret to McCaslin, David Montgomery 1787 Personal Property List B 10
Miller, James to Montgomery, John Sr. Montgomery 1787 Personal Property List B 11
Montgomery, John Jr. to Peirey, John Montgomery 1787 Personal Property List B 12
Peirey, William to Rhodes, Thomas Montgomery 1787 Personal Property List B 13
Rogers, William to Sinclair, Anne Montgomery 1787 Personal Property List B 14
Shelliday, George to Taylor, Isaac Montgomery 1787 Personal Property List A 15
Umberger, Henry Sr. to Wilson, Jacob Montgomery 1787 Personal Property List B 16
Williams to Young, Godfry Montgomery 1787 Personal Property List B 17
Entry Montgomery 1787 Personal Property List B 18
       

List C

Name County Tax List Page
Title Page Montgomery 1787 Personal Property List C 1
Allen, William to Atter, Peter Montgomery 1787 Personal Property List C 2
Blair, Thomas to Barton, Isaac Montgomery 1787 Personal Property List C 3
Blevins, Willoby to Chew, Samuel Montgomery 1787 Personal Property List C 4
Clonch, John to Campbell, James Montgomery 1787 Personal Property List C 5
Crow, Robert Sr. to Davis, Joseph Montgomery 1787 Personal Property List C 6
Edwards, Isaac to Fulton, David Montgomery 1787 Personal Property List C 7
Garner, Henry to Holt, Drury Montgomery 1787 Personal Property List C 8
Holt, Stephen to James, William Montgomery 1787 Personal Property List C 9
James, John Sr. to Kittering, Laurence Montgomery 1787 Personal Property List C 10
Kenworthy, Thomas to Moore, Fredrick Montgomery 1787 Personal Property List C 11
Miller, Martin to Osborne, Solomon Montgomery 1787 Personal Property List C 12
Osborne, Ephraim to Parker, Joseph Montgomery 1787 Personal Property List C 13
Rutherford, Randolph to Rathbone, John Montgomery 1787 Personal Property List C 14
Swift, Flower to Shannon, Robert Montgomery 1787 Personal Property List C 15
Snido, Nicholas to Tarter, Peter Montgomery 1787 Personal Property List C 16
Vaught, Henry to Williams, John Montgomery 1787 Personal Property List C 17
Williams, Jesse to Younce, Peter Montgomery 1787 Personal Property List C 18
Totals, p. 1 Montgomery 1787 Personal Property List C 19
Totals, p. 2 Montgomery 1787 Personal Property List C 20
Totals, p. 3 Montgomery 1787 Personal Property List C 21