Edward H. Nabb Research Center for Delmarva History & Culture Enduring Connections: Exploring Delmarva's Black History

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Record #28 from Somerset County, Maryland Board of County Commissioners: Assessment Ledger 1852-1866 (Barren Creek District)

County Somerset
Tax Ledger Page 54
Taxpayer Samuel R. Gordon
Tax Years (1852-66 property debits) 1852 1853 1859
Abstract 1852 Denis 25 y $400, Jim 6 y $75, Peter 1 y $75, 2 boys name unknown $150, William 2 y $75, Esther 29 y $300, Ritty 27 y $300, Cina 22 y $300, Caroline 26 y $300, Patience 27 y $300, Adaline 10 y $50, 7 girls names unknown $350 1853 2 female infants names unknown $100 1859 Hester 16 $200, Aurelia 14 y $200, Emeline 13 y $200, Ann Eliza 12 y $200, Ellen 8 y $150, Geo.Anne 7 y $150, Ann Maria 5 y $150, Charlotte 3 y $150, Mary 3 y $150, Handy 9 y $300, John 1 y $100, Levi 1 y $100
Tax years & Items subtracted (credits) from assessments in other years 1853 By Caroline dead 26 y $300 1859 By Peter dead $75, Ritty dead $300, Caroline dead $300, Adaline out of the county $50, 7 girls & 2 female infants names not given $450 1864 By Dennis $400, James $75, William $75 - gone into the army 1865 Slaves emancipated by the State $2800

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