Source: Nathan Goold, Windham, Maine, in the War of the Revolution, 1775-1783 (Portland, Me.: H. W. Bryant, 1900).
Forenames and surnames have been switched to facilitate searching, and the format of the list has been altered.
[p. 5]The following is a list of the tax payers of Windham for the year 1776, as given for a county tax. Timothy Pike, David Barker and Ichabod Hanson were the assessors and Daniel Pettingall the collector.Tax Payers of 1776[p. 6]Edward Anderson
Widow Joanna Frost
Stephen Hutchinson Jr.
William Mabery Jr.
Stephen Manchester Jr.
Widow Lucy Smith
The following were taxed for their ownership of mills in the town:
Benja. Winslow, Jr.,
Isaac Allen, Jr.,
The above tax list gives us the names of the citizens of Windham in that interesting year of the war, 1776. It is of considerable historical value. Those men serving in the army were probably exempted from taxation.