Simpson County, Kentucky – Thaxton, Starks, Eidson, etc.

1855 Simpson County tax list:

No Eidson, no Starks, no Ragar, no Thaxtons

1856 Simpson County tax list:

No Eidson, no Starks, no Ragar, no Thaxtons

note: a G. W. Russell and other Russells (Abigal, James, James A.)

1858 Simpson County tax list:

No Eidson, a J. P (?). Rager (next to George W. Russell in the Rs), no Thaxtons or Starks

Silas Ragar (or might be Ragan); Russells still there; no Starks or Thaxtons

1859 Simpson County tax list:

no Eidson, no Starks, no Thaxton

1860 Simpson County tax list:

no Eidson, no Starks, no Thaxton

1861 Simpson County tax list:

no Eidson, Starks or Thaxton

1862 Simpson County tax list:

no Eidson, Thaxton (did not look for Starks; pages were dark)

1863 Simpson County tax list:

no Eidson, Thaxton, Starks

1864 Simpson County tax list:

no Thaxton

an F (?) M Starks, a James E. Eidson and “Eidson & Byrum [Bysam?]”

1865 Simpson County tax list:

possibly a John W. Stark, a James E. Eidson, no Thaxton

1866 Simpson County tax list:

James E. Eidson, no Starks, no Thaxton

1867 Simpson County tax list:

Thomas W Thaxton, water course Rd R; 1 horse/mare value $25; 1 cattle; 1 wm over 21; 1 enrolled militia

did not check for Starks (short on time and handwriting is poor), a James E. Eidson

1868 Simpson County tax list:

a James E. Eidson, Joseph R. Eidson; Presly M Starkes, no discernible Thaxton

1869 Simpson County tax list:

Presley M. Starks, James E. Eidson, on Miscellaneous list – Pleasant Eidson,

1870 Simpson County tax list (not segregated by district)

Samuel Eidson, no land recorded, water course Spg C; 1 enrolled militia.  [Also, in Miscellaneous List, a Pleasant S. Eidson, 70 acres, “nonresident”].

Wm Thaxton, water course Spg C, 3 horses/mares value $100; 5 cattle; 1 white male over 21; 6 children between 6-20; 2 hogs; 2000 pounds of tobacco, 750 bushels of corn, 300 bushels of wheat.

Thomas W Thaxton, water course Ter C; 1 white male over 21; 1 enrolled militia

Several Bairds, Babbs, Robert M. Baird, no Starks (doesn’t make sense)

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1871 Simpson County tax list (not segregated by districts):

Wm R Thaxton, water course D C; 4 horses/mares value $175; 2 cattle; 1 wm over 21; no militia; 6 children between 6-20; 4 hogs; 1500 pounds tobacco, 375 bushels of corn, 300 bushels of wheat

Thomas W Thaxton, 1 horse/mare value $100; 2 cattle; $5 value of gold, etc.; 1 wm over 21; 1 militia; 2 children between 6-20; 2000 pounds of tobacco; 750 bushels of corn

a John Eidson, water course R. R., 1 wm over 21, 1 militia; also a James E. Eidson, water course F N ?; 1 wm over 21; 1 militia; 4 ch between 6-20; a P. L. Eidson and son, 175 acres, nonresident; lots of Starks.

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1872 Simpson County tax list (not segregated by districts):

Wm Thackston, 3 horses/mares value $120; 4 cattle; 1 wm over 21; no militia; 3 children between 6-20; no pounds of tobacco reported; 500 bushels of corn; no wheat reported

Thos Tharston, 1 horse/mare value $100; $2 value of gold, etc.; 1 wm over 21; 1 militia; 6 children between 6-20; 300 bushels of corn; 60 bushels of wheat

a P. L. and C. R. Eidson, 175 acres, nonresident, water course Tar C; a James S. E. Eidson

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1873 Simpson County tax list (not segregated by districts):

William Thackson, 2 horses/mares value $100; 2 mules value $200; 1 wm over 21; 1 qualified voter; 1 enrolled militia; 5 children between 6-20; 2000 pounds tobacco; 500 bushels of corn

Thos W Thackson, 1 horse/mare value $100; 1 wm over 21; 1 qualified voter; 1 enrolled militia; 4 children between 6-20; 1140 pounds tobacco; 1800 bushels of corn

appears to say Clifts R Eidson, 175 acres, water course Sm C, regular tax list information (no longer a nonresident, apparently); a James Eidson

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1874 Simpson County tax list (not segregated by districts):

Thos W Thaxton, Election Precinct 6; 2 horses/mares value $120; $5 gold, etc. (now includes pianos; previously did not); 1 wm over 21; 1 legal voter-white; 1 enrolled militia; 7 children between 6-20; 1 dog over two; 600 pounds of tobacco, 400 bushels of corn

Could not find William Thaxton

Samuel Eidson (no election precinct stated), 1 wm over 21, 1 qualified voter, 1 militia.  Also a James Eidson in precinct 3.

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1875 Simpson County tax list, Dist. 6:

no Thaxtons

Samuel Eidson, 1 wm over 21; 1 legal voter-white; 1 enrolled militia

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1879 tax list, Middleton Dist. 6:

[In the “Miscellaneous” list after the regular alphabetical list]:  Riley Thaxton – 2 horses/mares value $50; 1 white male over 21; 1 legal voter-white; 1 child between 6-20; 4000 pounds of tobacco, 200 bushels of corn.

James Thaxton – 1 horse/mare worth $30; 1 white male over 21 and 1 white voter

In regular alphabetical list:  Several Starks, including George B. Starks, Ephiram Starks [sic], James A. Starks, John W. Starks, James A. Jr., Presley M. Starks.  Several Bairds, including Mrs. Nancy Baird as guardian, Wilson Baird as admr of Ben Baird’s estate,

1880 tax list, Middleton Dist. 6:

James W. Thornton [sic], 2 horses/mares worth $60; $2 value of gold, silver, and other metallic watches and clocks, gold and silver plate, & pianos; 1 male over 21-white; 1 legal voter-white.

William R. Thornton [sic], 2 horses/mares worth $75; 1 white male over 21; 1 legal voter-white; 3 children between 6-20; 4000 pounds of tobacco; 500 bushels of corn; 200 bushels of wheat

Also in this district:  Nancy Starks, John W. Starks, James A. Starks, George B. Starks (nearest resident Amos Hall), same (nearest resident F. Offutt), same (nearest resident James Phelps), James A. Starks (nearest resident Amos Hall), also Barkers, John Pennington, Thomas W. Rutherford (nearest resident George Starks), several Bairds, including Wilson Baird (nearest resident A. C. Barker), same as agent for Malinda Baird), Wilson Baird (nearest resident Robert Baird), Robert M. Baird (nearest resident C– Carter), no Ragars.

1881 Middleton District 6:

names next to each other in the Ts:

James Thornton – 2 horses/mares value $50; $2 gold, etc.; 1 white male over 21; 1 legal voter-white

W R Thornton – 2 horses/mares value $100; 1 mule value $25; 9 sheep value $20; 9 hogs value $20; 1 white male over 21; 1 white voter-white; no children between 6-20 listed; 4000 pounds tobacco, 500 bushels corn, 100 bushels wheat.

a few names down:

T W Thornton – 2 horses/mares value $50; $2 gold, etc.; 1 white male over 21 and 1 legal voter-white; 5 children between 6-20

Also several Babbs, Barkers, Bairds, Joseph Crocker, several Starks include George B. Starks

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1882 Middleton Dist. 6:

Riley Thornton, 2 horses/mares value $75, 1 wm over 21; 1 legal voter-white; 3 children between 6-20; 3500 pounds of tobacco; 200 bushels of corn

James Thornton, 2 horses/mares value $75; 1 wm over 21; 1 legal voter-white; 2000 pounds tobacco; 250 bushels corn

Thomas S. Thornton [sic], 2 horses/mares value $75; 6 hogs value $5; $3 gold, etc.; 1 wm over 21; 1 legal voter-white; 5 children between 6-20

no Eidson, lots of Starks

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1883 Middleton Dist. 6:

no Eidson, lots of Starks, no Thaxton

1883 Dist. 6:

no Eidson, lots of Starks, no Thaxtons

 

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