Memorandum List of Tithables (June 20, 1769)


This list of tithable enslaved people belonging to George Washington is dated June 20, 1769, and is included in Washington’s papers. In 1643, the General Assembly passed a series of laws to help clarify the people whose labor was tithable or eligible to be taxed.


[c.20 June 1769]

A List of Tithables in Truro Parish & Fairfax County given in June 20th 1769.

George Washington

Lund Washington, Willm Skilling, Thos Davis, Michl Tracy. Ho. Servants: Breechy, Billy, Julius, Harry, Schomberg, Doll, Jenny, Betty, Moll, Sall, Phillis, Kate, Winney, Sue, Kitt, Giles. Home Plann: Joe, Jack, Ben, Jack, Arlington, Peter, Sarah, Frank, Lydia, Phoebe. Tradesmen: Will, Michael, Davy, Tom, George, Sam, Ned, Jupiter, Peter, Natt, George, Lewis. Doeg Run: Morris, Matt, Essex, Ben, Jupiter, Robin, Bob, Paul, Hannah, Sue, Betty, Jone, Moll. Muddy hole: Thos Bishop, Will, Adam, Will, Sam, Morris, Kate, Nan, Sarah, Jenny. Mill: John Alton, Davy, Ned, Robin, Judy, Lucy, Jenny, Sarah. In all—74.

List of Tithables in Fairfax Parish 20 June 1769.

James Cleveland

Frederick, Ben, Natt, Will, Neptune, Abram, George, Walley, Schomberg, Ruth, Peg, Murria, Doll, Cloe, Nan, Daphne, Judy, Milly, Lucy.

APA Citation:
Washington, George. Memorandum List of Tithables (June 20, 1769). (2020, December 07). In Encyclopedia Virginia.
MLA Citation:
Washington, George. "Memorandum List of Tithables (June 20, 1769)" Encyclopedia Virginia. Virginia Humanities, (07 Dec. 2020). Web. 22 Jul. 2024
Last updated: 2020, December 07
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