List of Tithables, 1760

Below is a transcription of a page from “Invoices, 1766-1773; Miscellaneous Lists, 1755-1774,” which is part of Series 5 of the George Washington Papers at the Library of Congress. This list of tithables in Fairfax County, 1 June 1760, lists Washington’s hired and enslaved workers along with their main duty – carpenter, smith, house servant – or location – Muddy Hole plantation, Dogue Run plantation, etc. The table is configured to correspond to the original manuscript (at the Library of Congress) as accurately as possible.

A List of Tithables given in June 1st 1760 Fairfax County

George Washington

John Alton Muddy hole Plantn Richard Stephens 1
John Askew 2 Dublin
House Servants Breechy James
Jack Tom
Nat Betty
Schomberg Ruth
Doll Grace
Jenny Phoebe
Betty Kate 8
Phillis Williamson’s Plantn Robert Stephens 1
Moll 9 Gregory
Carpenters Will Neptune
Morris Charles
Michael Boson
Tom Hannah
George Cloe 6
Sam Dogue Run Plantn Jno Foster 1
Billy 7 Jack
Smiths Peter Casar
London 2 Cupid
Home Plantation Jack Betty 4
Jack Mill Anthony
Billy Betty 2
George 24
Kate 5 brot up 25
25 In all 49

NB. paid Mr. John West Junr July 28th 1761. The Taxes & County Levys for the

above Tyths-as pr Rect No. 2. Viz. 49 Taxables @ 5/ Totl £12.5.0
ditto Tyths @ 11 lbs Tobo 539
also—pd Robt. Boggess Parrish Collr for ditto ditto @ 20 lbs 980
1519 <illegible> £12.5.0

Go: Washington

Mary Wigge, 13 August 2014.

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