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Jefferson County (W.Va.)--History--18th century

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

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

 Collection
Identifier: 01/Mss. Acc. 2008.321
Scope and Contents 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...

Frederick County (Va.) Merchant's Ledger

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. MsV Ame2u
Scope and Contents Ledger B account book of an unknown merchant in Frederick County, Virginia or possibly the current Jefferson or Berkeley Counties, West Virginia.  526 pages.

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

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2008.320
Scope and Contents Ten tax books for Jefferson County, Virginia from 1814-1878 and one Execution Book for 1825-1830. Braxton Davenport and William B. Magruder, Sheriff and Deputy Sheriff, were the tax collectors. 1814-1815, South District, 1814-1815, North District and 1817, 1816, 1826, 1827, 1828, 1829, 1862 and 1878.

Jefferson County was created from Berkeley County in 1801. See Mss. Acc. 2008.321 Berkeley County for tax lists prior to 1801 and overlapping years.

Manuscripts - People and Family Names

 Collection
Identifier: 01/Mss. 39.2 Man3a
Scope and Contents An artificial collection of papers created from material acquired during the 1930's and 1940's.  Mostly letters, financial records, published material and official records of individuals in Virginia and elsewhere.  Includes documents and signatures of well known people, such as Benjamin Harrison, John Randolph and Franklin D. Roosevelt. Documents from this collection are currently being transferred to the Small Collection  as individual items with SC identification numbers.  Please...