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A 1715 Corn List For

Beaufort and Hyde Precincts

In 1712 the government of North Carolina imposed a levy of corn, wheat and money on every tithable  in the colony to provide money and provisions for a small army of Yamassee Indians from South Carolina to protect the settlers. This levy was in response the an early morning massacre on September 22, 1711 in the eastern region of North Carolina.

.Hyde Precinct

Tax

.Beauford Precinct

Tax
Mr. Jordans List . Clarks List .
Will: Price

1

Joel Martin

2

Joseph Tart

1

Simon Alderson

2

John Brock

1

Will: Putnel

1

Arch: Holmes

1

John Jackson

1

Richd Harvy

2

Isaac Shallowmuch

1

James Bright

1

Widow Oden

1

Oliver Smith

1

John Oden

2

Joseph Hall

1

Thos Worsley

2

Fra. Gerganeos

1

Henry Smith

1

Robt Spring

2

Edwd Carter

2

John Bright

1

John Adams

1

John Foreman

1

Giles Shute

1

Cull Flynn

3

Mr Drinkwater

1

Thos Morrice

1

Coll. Cary

3

James Welsh

1

Richd Albeen

1

Joseph Hall

1

Thos Cealy

1

John Jordan

3

Sam: Mattam

1

Wm Luciss

2

Rot Borr: Porter Price

2

.

25

Mr Reading

5

Mr Jaspers List

.

Thos Blount

2

Roger Mason

1

Cool. Gale

2

John Hester

1

Thos Harding

1

Jos: Cook

1

Will: Jones

1

Richd Jasper

2

John Chester

1

Thos Tooly

1

Thos Henderson

1

Henry Lambath

1

Antho. McKealy

1

Thos Proctor

1

Joseph Shackleton

3

Cor: Bell

2

John Trip

1

Simon Foscu

1

James Nevil

1

Gilford Silverthorne

1

Geo: Hill

1

Thomas Gidians

1

Mr Leigh & Sonn

2

Ben: Sanderson

3

Peter Prichard

1

John Leeth

1

Abra: Punndant

1

Henry Slade

1

James Shingleton

1

Robt Banks

1

Phillip Prichard

1

Danl Cocks

1

Robert Aldershire

1

John Porter

2

William Sidley

1

Charles Smith

2

John Clark

3

Abraham Wilkinson

1

The Sums of each Precinct

.

Collo Cleeves

2

Chowan 343
Sam: Slade

3

Perquimons 264
Wid: Tice

3

Pasquotank 488
John Slade

1

Couratuck 142
Benja Slade

1

Hyde 62
Theop. Phillips

1

Beauford 50

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  Total of ye Corne 1356

Source: Colonial Court Records; Box 190; Folder "Corn Lists, no dates, 1715-1716"; Taxes & Accounts, 1679-1754. North Carolina State Archives, Raleigh, N.C.

 

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