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Berkeley County, Virginia (W.Va.) Tax Records

Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2008.321

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Three Tax ledgers and five Execution Books for Berkeley County, Virginia kept by Abraham Davenport, Sheriff, and Braxton Davenport, Deputy Sheriff. Jefferson County was formed from Berkeley County in 1801 and some of the tax books cover both time periods.

Tax Books: 1790-1792, Abram Davenport, Sheriff; 1791-1802, Abram Davenport, Sheriff, and B. Davenport, Deputy Sheriff and 1801-1803, Abraham Davenport, Sheriff

Execution Books: 1791, Abram Davenport, Sheriff; Possibly 1792, Abram Davenport, Sheriff; Possibly 1794, Abram Davenport, Sheriff; 1813, Abraham Davenport, Sheriff and Undated, Abram Davenport, Sheriff


  • Creation: 1790-1813

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Related Materials:

Mss. Acc. 2008.320 Jefferson County, Virginia (W.Va.) Tax Records

Mss. 39.4 V82co Virginia Counties - Berkeley County

Mss. Sm Coll Davenport (Papers)

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Processed by Anne Johnson.

Guide to the Berkeley County, Virginia (W.Va.) Tax Records
Finding Aid Authors: Anne Johnson.
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The collection description/finding aid is written in English

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