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Eddington Tax List, 1791

Source: Porter, Joseph W., Memoir of Col. Jonathan Eddy of Eddington, Me.: with some account of the Eddy family, and of the early settlers on Penobscot River (Augusta [Me.] Sprague, Owen & Nash, printers, 1877).

[p. 49]
A Rate Bill for the Plantation called Eddinton, on Penobscot River, for the year 1791.
Residents,
Tax.

James Nichols,
Eleazer Blackman,
Widow McMahon,
Stephen Bussell,
Patrick McMahany,
Patience Hill,
Daniel Mann,
Samuel Grant,
Stephen Grant,
Alex Grant,
Jacob Oliver,
Daniel Spencer, Jr.,
Nath. Spencer,
Phillip Spencer,
Nath. Spencer, Jr.,
Isaac Page,
William Lancaster,
John Rowell,
Nath. McMahon,
Ibrook Eddy,
Elias Eddy,
Col. Jona. Eddy,
William Eddy,
s.
4
2
1
3
2
1
2
1
2
1
2
2
3
2
1
1
0
0
0
2
2
18
3
d.
1
10
10
6
8
4
2
4
6
7
4
2
3
2
8
7
9
6
6
6
6
4
5
Non Residents,
Tax.

Phineas Nevers, deceased,
Ebenezer Gardner,
Zebulon Row,
William Maxwell,
Robert Foster,
Parker Clark,
Atwood Fales,
Elijah Eayres,
Rev. Seth Noble,
Samuel Rodgers,
Nath. Reynolds,
Thos. Faulkner,
John Day,
Anthony Burk,
Carpenter Bradford,
John Ackley,
Jona. Eddy, Jr.,
William How,
John Partridge,
s.
8
8
6
6
2
3
3
3
2
2
2
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
d.
3
3
3
3
8
7
5
1
5
5
5
11
11
0
0
6
0
0
11
__________
£6511

10,619 acres of wild land, a3 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
141 acres cleared land, a 6 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
23 Oxen, £9 per yoke . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
4 Hogs, 18 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
19 Cows, £3 each . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
£1592
42
103
3
57
5
6
10
12
0


[p. 50]
9 young cattle . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
20 Dwelling Houses or bouts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
3 Barns, £30 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
1 Horse, 6 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
13
60
90
6
10
0
0
0
__________
£19683
Twenty-six poles in the Plantation,

Col. Jonathan Lowder made out the Tax Bills for 1791 and 1792, for which he charged the Plantation 1 pound 10 shillings.