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CURRITUCK CO. NC TAX RECORDS
1717 Land Taxes
 
From N.C. State Archives Colonial Court Records
Taxes & Accounts CCR 190
Tax Lists -- Currituck County

[Leaf 1]

Land Taxes Recd. In Coratuck for ye year 1717

[Name] tra[cts] acres s [shillings] d [pence]
Petter Parker 2 200   5  
Mr. Joseph Wicker 2 450   11 3
William Scote 1 50   1 3
William Poyner Ser. 4 1000 1 5  
William Luffman Ser. 1 350   8 9
Wm: Luffman for his wifes plantation 1 100   2 6
Andrew Etheridge 2 325   8  
Isabell Beatman 1 100   2 6
Capt. William Stafford 2 700   17 6
Edward Cox 1 640   16  
Richard Bright Ser. 2 750   18 9
Benjamin Bennet 5 600   15  
Samuell Ballence 1 150   3 9
Daniell West 1 120   3  
Nickolus Mershall 1 100   2 6
Daniell McFerson 1 150   3 9
John Waring 1 200   5  
Thomas Cox 1 100   2 6
Joseph Beatman 1 140   3 6
Joseph Bennett 2 250   6 3
John Assey 1 120   3  
Widow Harris 1 150   3 9
Henry Bright 2 350   8 9
Daniell Glasco Ser. 1 250   6 3
Daniell Glasco Jur. 1 80   2  
Charles Brunt 1 150   3 9
William Davis 1 250   6 3
[Total] 41 7825 9 15 6
[page] 19

[Leaf 2]

[Name] tra[cts] acres s [shillings] d [pence]
Thomas Muncref 2 200   5  
William Muncref 2 120   3  
Mr. William Williams 4 1000 1 5  
Walis Bray 2 350   8 9
Petter Dauge 2 1000 1 5  
Mr. Thomas Vandermulen 1 400   10  
Capt. John Webster 2 750   18 6
Richard Ballence 2 500   12 6
Luke White 2 300   7 6
Richard Sanderson Esqr. 6 2400 3    
William Lerry 2 900 1 2 6
John Smith negro 1 300   7 6
Henry Woodhouse 1 400   10  
Abraham Boome 1 150   3 9
Coll: William Reed 2 1500 1 17 6
Richard Etheridg 2 650   16 3
William Willson 1 300   7 6
Mr. Joseph Sanderson 7 1900 2 7 6
Ralph Love 1 300   7 6
Azricum Parker 2 650   16 3
Mr. Joseph Church 2 1100 1 7 6
James Dugles 1 50   1 3
Michall Oneall Ser. 4 600   15  
William Bell 2 900 1 2 6
John Penny 1 70   1 9
Mr. Thomas Taylor 3 930 1 3 3
Even Miller 1 150   3 9
[Total] 59 17570 22 6 6
[page] 21

[Leaf 3]

[Name] tra[cts] acres s [shillings] d [pence]
Aron Prescoat 1 150   3 9
James Poyner 1 70   1 9
John Pirkens Ser. 1 150   3 9
Moses Ramsey 1 50   1 3
Frances Jervis 1 100   2 6
John Northen 3 600   15  
Mermeduk Etheridg 2 350   8 9
Robert Heath 1 450   11 3
Richard Jones 1 100   2 6
James Warding 1 450   11 3
Richard Sellvester 1 300   7 6
James Carone Jur: 2 350   8 9
Mr. Robert Paton for Judy Scofild 1 150   3 9
Samuell Jones 3 550   13 9
[John] Pirkens Jur. 1 50   1 3
Thomas Williams 5 900 1 2 6
Mr. John Woodhous 1 250   6 3
Thomas Davis 3 750   18 9
Daniell Savell 1 50   1 3
John Chrisp 1 300   7 6
John Penny 1 200   5  
Moses Linton 1 100   2 6
Richard Linton 1 50   1 3
John Nash 1 100   2 6
Henry Etherig 1 100   2 6
Charles Barber 1 80   2  
Thomas Poyner 1 100   2 6
[Total] 39 6850 8 11 3
[page] 23

[Leaf 4]

[Name] tra[cts] acres s [shillings] d [pence]
Isaac Jones 1 240   6 0
John Walker 1 120   3  
Thomas Brunt 2 300   7 6
John Pell 1 250   6 3
Andrew McFerson 1 350   8 9
Thomas Taylor Jur. 1 300   7 6
Malecay Winter 1 200   5  
John Brunt 1 50   1 3
Daniell McKey 1 150   3 9
Joseph Cupper ye halfe of ye Ridge planta: 1 160     4  
Mr. Thomas Swann 1 200   5  
David Liggett 1 140   3 6
Thomas Sheperd 1 100   2 6
Joseph Poyner 1 100   2 6
(torn) Poyner 1 100   2 6
John Liggett 1 140   3 6
Mr. Foster Jervis 3 800 1    
Mermed Caple 1 240   6  
Thomas Evens 1 300   7 6
John Mason 1 400   10  
John Beales 1 160   4  
James Merten 1 200   5  
John Cape 1 400   10  
Daniell Linsey 1 160   4  
Moses Ryno 1 100   2 6
Archebald Hartly 1 400   10  
Capt. John Oneall 1 350   8 9
[Total] 30 6410 8   3
[page] 25

[Leaf 5]

[Name] tra[cts] acres s [shillings] d [pence]
Henry Gibs 2 860 1 1 6
Frances Farow 2 600   15  
Richard Jonston 1 160   4  
Jerimiah Smith 1 100   2 6
John Barber 1 80   2  
Samuell Simmons 1 200   5  
[Robert?] Tuker Ser. 1 50   1 3
George Solsbery 1 300   7 6
Patrick Callehan 1 200   5 0
Capt. Richard Sanderson 5 2110 2 12 9
Mr. William Hunter 1 550   13 9
Benjemen Tull 1 400   10  
Henry Davis 1 400   10  
Capt. John Norton 3 640   16  
Thomas Spencer So. Banks: 1716:1717 1 50   2 6
Jno: Kirke 1 180   4 6
Charles Sinkquea 1 150   3 9
Capt: William Nickallson 2 500   12 6
Thos: Spencer No: Banks 1 50   1 3
David Jones Ser. 1 480   12  
Robert Smith 1 300   7 6
John Munk 1 120   3  
Denis Ryording 1 150   3 9
Thos: Corpeo 1 350   8 9
Mr. Wm. Swann 9 2970 3 14 3
Giles Randall 1 120   3  
John Ives 1 160   3 9
Temothey Ives Jur. 1 160   3 9
Temothey Ives Ser. 1 480   12  
David Ambros 1 150   3 9
[Total] 47 13020 16 05 6
[page] 27

[Leaf 6]

A List of those persons that has not paid their Land tax in Coratuk
and the Number of acres
William Wells 400 acres
Christopher Beals 100
John Lewist 100
John Miller 100
Eals Beatman 100
William Etheridge 100
Elizebeth Williams 100
John Whittbe 600 Orfans land 1200
William Johnston 480
Ann Mecuing 150
John Burton 190
The Widow Hamton Orfans Land 600
Joseph Lewin Orfans land 2[50]
Mathew Migitt 150
John Dauge 110
[Total] 4130
John Jones Ser. Orfans Land 550
Thomas Spencer No. Banks 640
[Total] 5320

[Leaf 7]

A List of Several Persons that houlds Land in Coratuk
but can not find out ye Number of acres
William Waymouth
William Steall orfan
Notteway Broome orfan
[Christopher Perkins??]
[Adol]phus Hanson
[Fra?]nces Woodhouse
James Dauge
Rouneoke Island
Thomas Creads Island
Collington Island
Croatan
Jonathon Jervis orfan

[Leaf 8]

Clames Wolfes & Wilde Catts Heads paid for in Coratuck in ye year 1717 per James Browne Trear.
To Mr. Thomas Swann 3=12=9
To Henry Davis 2=18=6
To Matheyas Towler 0=10=0
To Cateran Callehan 0=10=0
To Mermeduk Etheridge for a wolfe 0=10=0
Andrew Etherdige for a wolfe 0=10=0
Thomas Williams for a wolfe 0=10=0
Thos: Brunt for a wolfe 0=10=0
John Northen for a wolfe 0=10=0
John Jones for two wolfes 0=10=0
Robert Tucker for a wolfe 0=05=0
Thos: Brunt for a Catt 0=02=6
John Fenton for two Catts 0=05=0
Mermeduk Etheridge for a wolfe 0=05=0
[Total] 11=08=9
Capt: Benjemen West 2=10=0
To Wm: Parker 0=09=0
To Mermek: Caple for Thomson 0=12=0
Mr. Wm: Swann 0=15=0
To fereges to ye assembly twise 1=00=0
To my deyat and Horse provender & lodging twice coming to ye asembly 2=00=0
[Total] 18=14=9

[Leaf 9]

The Whole acompt: of publick monys Recd. in Coratuk for the year 1717 per Jas: Browne Trear:
 

  s   d

To 294 Levies 220:10:0
To 51975 acres of Land tax 65:00:3
The whole sum Recd: is 285:10:3
To monys paid out 18:14:9
Remains 266:15:6
To my Salry 9:03:0
Ye Whole sum Remaining due to ye County is 257:12:6
The fouer Constables is Richard Bright Walis Bray John Jones Jur. Joseph Beckly in all...4
The insollvents is Lorence Mertenson John Evens Thomas Williamson John [torn] William Davis Christopher Beals In all...6
Levie free William Powell & John Smith Negro...2
Henry Gibson Extreme pore
William Wells gon in to Meryland

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These tax records were transcribed by Stuart Chaplain from a photocopy of the original record.  No part of these records may be used for any commercial purposes. However, please feel free to copy any of this material for your own personal use and family research. If you find anything here that pertains to your families, I would strongly suggest that you look at the record on your own to check for errors or possibly other additional and helpful information. Thank you!