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1865 Federal Taxes of Benton County, Iowa

~ December ~

 1865 Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov December Annual 
ALPHABETICAL LIST of Persons in division No. 3, of Collection District No. 4, of the State of
Iowa, liable to a tax under the Excise laws of the United States, and the amount thereof, as assessed
by W. W. Hanford, Asstant Assessor, and by John Connell, Assessor, returned to the Collector
of said District, for the month of December, 1865.

Assessors must be particular to fill all the blanks on this form, as far as practicable, and to number
all articles and occupations upon which taxes are assessed to correspond with the entry in the Abstract.

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       |                       |         LOCATION         |                         |      |     |            |  RATE OF  |  TAX ON |         |
PG  LN |         NAME          | Residence  - Post Office | ARTICLE OR OCCUPATION   | ABS# | QTY |  VALUATION |    TAX    | ARTICLE |   TOTAL | Transcribers Comments
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 1   1 | Conklin      C. H.    | Vinton     |      Vinton | Lawyer        Dec 1/65  |  216 |   . |          . | 10.       |       . |    4.17 | .
 1   2 | Cross        S.       | Monroe     |      Vinton | Hogs                    |  156 |   4 |          . |       .10 |       . |     .40 | .
 1   3 | Collicott    Jesse    | Harrison   |      Vinton | Hogs                    |  156 |   3 |          . |       .11 |       . |     .20 | .
 1   4 | Churchill    N. B.    | Florence   |    Florence | Hotel Keeper  Dec 1/65  |  210 |   . |          . | 10        |       . |    4.17 | .
 1   5 | Colwell      J. M.    | Vinton     |      Vinton | Harness & c   Dec 1/65  |   85 |   . |         96 |       .06 |       . |    5.76 | .
 1   6 | Dearth       Jeremiah | Cedar Tp   |      Vinton | Hogs                    |  156 |   4 |          . |        10 |       . |     .40 | .
 1   7 | Dearth       G. W.    | Cedar Tp   |    La Porte | Hogs                    |  156 |   5 |          . |        10 |       . |     .50 | .
 1   8 | Duncan & Griffith     | Vinton     |      Vinton | Harness & c Mfs of      |   85 |   . |         90 |       .06 |       . |    5.40 | .
 1   9 | Edmonds      James    | Taylor     |      Vinton | Hogs                    |  156 |   3 |          . |        10 |       . |     .30 | .
 1  10 | Evans E & Sons        | Vinton     |      Vinton | Harness Mfs of          |   85 |   . |         47 |       .06 |       . |    2.82 | .
 1  11 | Furry        Michael  | Cedar      |      Vinton | Hogs                    |  156 |  11 |          . |        10 |       . |    1.10 | .
 1  12 | Forrester    A. B.    | Cedar      |      Vinton | Hogs                    |  156 |   7 |          . |        10 |       . |     .70 | .
 1  13 | Flickinger   M.       | Big Grove  |      Vinton | Retail Dealer in Liquor |  235 |   . | Dec 1/65   | 25.       |       . |   10.42 | .
 1  14 | Graham       John     | Vinton     |      Vinton | Auction Sales           |  170 |   . |        300 | 1/4 of 01 |       . |     .75 | .
 1  15 | Hunt         J. S.    | Big Grove  |      Vinton | Cattle over 3 mos old   |  152 |   1 |          . |        40 |       . |     .40 | .
 1  16 | Hall         W.       | Taylor     |      Vinton | Hogs                    |  156 |   2 |          . |        10 |       . |     .20 | .
 1  17 | Horridge     Geo      | Vinton     |      Vinton | Tin & c Mfs of          |   89 |   . |        167 |        06 |       . |   10.02 | .
 1  18 | Hoyt & Griffith       | Vinton     |      Vinton | Boots & Shoes           |    4 |   . |         76 |        06 |       . |    4.56 | .
 1  19 | Houck        Joseph   | Vinton     |      Vinton | Retail Dealer           |  234 |   . | Dec 1/65   | 10.       |       . |    4.17 | .
 1  20 | Hanford      W. W.    | Vinton     |      Vinton | Bill Heads, Cards & c   |    2 |   . |        170 |     .  06 |       . |   10.20 | .
 1  21 | Jones        D. A.    | Cedar      |    La Porte | Hogs                    |  156 |   5 |          . |        10 |       . |     .50 | .
 1  22 | Jones        Calvin   | Cedar      |    La Porte | Hogs                    |  156 |   6 |          . |        10 |       . |     .60 | .
 1  23 | Kimball      Geo      | Benton     |  Shellsburg | Cattle over 3 mos old   |  152 |   5 |          . |        40 |       . |    2.00 | .
 1  24 | Kizer        W.       | Cedar      |      Vinton | Hogs                    |  156 |   9 |          . |        10 |       . |     .90 | .
 1  25 | Keith        S. E.    | Vinton     |      Vinton | Hogs                    |  156 |   6 |          . |        10 |       . |     .60 | .
 1  26 | Long         J. J.    | Harrison   |      Vinton | Cattle over 3 mos old   |  152 |   1 |          . |        40 |       . |     .40 | .
 1  27 | Lehew        James    | Benton     |  Shellsburg | Auction Sales           |  170 |   . |      1,500 | 1/4 of 01 |       . |    3.75 | .
 1  28 | Loree        W. M.    | Vinton     |      Vinton | Boots & Shoes           |    4 |   . |        203 |        06 |       . |   12.18 | .
 1  29 | Mackie       Robert   | Cedar      |      Vinton | Hogs                    |  156 |   6 |          . |        10 |       . |     .60 | .
 1  30 | McKinstry    Robt.    | Vinton     |      Vinton | Boots & Shoes           |    4 |   . |        148 |        06 |       . |    8.88 | .
 1  31 | Noble        Isband   | Taylor     |      Vinton | Hogs                    |  156 |  14 |          . |        10 |       . |    1.40 | .
 1  32 | Parmeter & Bro.       | Vinton     |      Vinton | Cattle over 3 mos old   |  152 |   3 |          . |        40 |    1.20 |       . | .
 1  33 | Parmeter & Bro.       | Vinton     |      Vinton | Hogs                    |  156 |   2 |          . |        10 |     .20 |    1.40 | .
 1  34 | Smeltzer     J. G.    | Shellsburg |  Shellsburg | Harness & c Mfs of      |   85 |   . |         55 |        06 |       . |    3.30 | .
 1  35 | Sebern       A. H.    | Vinton     |      Vinton | Auction Sales           |  170 |   . |        630 | 1/4 of 01 |       . |    1.57 | .
 1  36 | Tripp        T. C.    | Cedar      |      Vinton | Cattle over 3 mos old   |  152 |   2 |          . |        40 |       . |     .80 | .
 1  37 | Thayer       D. W.    | Taylor     |      Vinton | Hogs                    |  156 |  18 |          . |        10 |       . |    1.80 | .
 1  38 | Thatcher     S. L.    | Vinton     |      Vinton | Retail Dealer           |  234 |   . | Dec 1/65   | 10.       |       . |    4.17 | .
 1  39 | Van Horn     W. B.    | Vinton     |      Vinton | Tin & c Mfs of          |   89 |   . |         76 |        06 |       . |    4.56 | .
 1  40 | Webb         J. R.    | Taylor     |      Vinton | Hogs                    |  156 |   3 |          . |        10 |       . |     .30 | .
 1  41 | Watson       Ezra     | Jackson    |      Vinton | Hogs                    |  156 |   5 |          . |        10 |       . |     .50 | .
 1  42 | Watson       A. K.    | Taylor     |      Vinton | Produce Broker          |  191 |   . | Dec 1/65   | 10.       |       . |    4.17 | .
 1  43 | White & Moody         | Shellsburg |  Shellsburg | Retail Dealers          |  234 |   . | Dec 1/65   | 10.       |       . |    4.17 | .
 1     |                                                                                                                              -------
 1     |                                                                                                                              $125.19

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                               |         LOCATION         |                         |      |     |            |  RATE OF  |  TAX ON |         |
PG  LN |         NAME          | Residence  - Post Office | ARTICLE OR OCCUPATION   | ABS# | QTY |  VALUATION |    TAX    | ARTICLE |   TOTAL | Transcribers Comments
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 2     |                                                                                                     Amount brought forward  $125.19 | Amount brought forward inserted between lines
 2   1 | Webb         M. D. L. | Vinton     |      Vinton | Cattle over 3 mos old   |  152 |  10 |          . |       40  |    4.00 |         | .
 2   2 | Webb         M. D. L. | Vinton     |      Vinton | Hogs                    |  156 |   2 |          . |       10  |     .20 |    4.20 | .
 2   3 | York         Peter    | Cedar      |      Vinton | Hogs                    |  156 |   3 |          . |       10  |       . |     .30 | .
 2   4 | Young        James    | Monroe     |      Vinton | Hogs                    |  156 |   2 |          . |       10  |       . |     .20 | Lines 5 through 43 are blank
 2     |                                                                                                                              -------
 2     |                                                                                                                              $129.89

                                        (Special)
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       |              |        LOCATION         |                       |      |          |        |
PG  LN |     NAME     | Residence - Post Office | ARTICLE OR OCCUPATION | ABS# | TAX RATE |  TOTAL | Transcribers Comments
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 3   1 | Lehew  James | Benton Tp | Shellsburgh | Retail Dealer         |  234 | 10.      |  10.00 | Lines 2 through 43 are blank
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 3     |                                                                                    $10.00



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