Wayne County

1827 Plymouth
Tax Rolls

Mich. Pioneer and Historical Collections, Volume II

THE FIRST TAX ROLL OF THE TOWNSHIP OF PLYMOUTH, WAYNE COUNTY

Presented by Abraham Markam

(The original is placed in the archives of the Society)

TERRITORY OF MICHIGAN

COUNTY OF WAYNE

To Abraham B. Markham, Collector of the town of Plymouth:

You are hereby required to collect from the several persons mentioned in the annexed tax lists, the sum placed in the last column on each page, thereof opposite to their respective names, and you are hereby authorized in case any of them shall refuse or neglect to pay such sum or sums, to levy the same by distress and sale, and you are hereby required to pay the sum of eighty-seven dollars and fifty cents to the treasurer of the said county for county tax, and the sum of sixty-six dollars and ninety cents, being the residue of the tax, to the supervisor of said town, for the payment of town expenses on or before the first Monday of February next,, retaining in your hands out of the said sum so to be collected, for your services, five cents for every dollar you shall collect and pay over as before directed, for which this shall be your warrant, and hereof fail not at your peril.

Given under our hands and seals at Detroit this second day of October, 1827.

Marcus S. Gift
William Bartow
Abram C. Truax
Peter Godfroy
Jacques Cicott

RESIDENTS Twn 1 So Twn 2 So. # Acres Real Estate Personal Total Amount $ Cts
Allen, Almeria W

15

 

320

400

 

400

2.11

Andrew, Justus

12

 

133

165

10

176

0.91

Andrew, Morris

11

 

74

92

10

102

0.53

Herto, William

1

 

74

180

70

250

1.51

Boughton, Richard

1

 

160

200

10

210

1.1

Benton, Gideon P

10

 

304

395

50

445

2.34

Bradford, Moses  

5

160

256

10

266

1.3

Bradford, Ammah  

5

360

450

500

250

5.01

Bird, Samuel  

5

80

130

10

140

0.73

Bird, Philander  

4

120

144

40

184

0.95

Cody, Daniel L

3

 

240

300

 

300

1.57

Cole, Samuel  

18

80

100

10

110

0.53

Cummings, Isaac  

12

80

100

10

110

0.57

Comy, Orrey  

6

400

518

50

568

2.98

Carlton, Dexter

31

 

80

100

10

110

0.57

Downer, Lucretia  

36

80

100

10

110

0.57

Dunn, George W

34

 

80

100

 

100

0.52

Duffy, Lucrecia

32

 

38

37

20

57

0.34

Eaking,, Henry

25

 

80

100

20

120

0.63

Felton, Jacob  

6

25

31

 

31

0.16

Feldon Festus  

8

80

100

10

110

0.57

Fellows, Leonard  

8

80

100

10

110

0.57

Fellows, Albert G  

7

160

200

10

210

1.1

Fairman, Jerod  

5

80

100

40

140

0.73

Gilky, Justice  

20

80

100

10

110

0.57

Griswald, Clark

36

 

80

100

 

100

0.52

Hening, Paul W

12

 

65

80

25

114

0.5

Hough, Ira M  

12

80

100

10

110

0.54

Harrington, Earl

27

 

160

200

10

210

1.16

Lincoln, Luther

28

 

160

711

70

781

4

Linclon, Senior

28

 

80

100

 

100

0.52

Lyon, Henry

21

 

160

230

50

280

1.46

Leach, Clement

17

 

160

207

30

237

1.24

Laraway, Hirem

30

 

100

125

10

135

0.7

Markham,Abraham B

10

 

60

115

34

149

0.77

Murry, Archibald T  

6

240

300

190

490

2.57

Moore, Alfred  

6

351

481

80

56

2.94

McFarlan, Walter

35

 

2160

230

60

290

1.61

Miller, John

3

 

147

221

20

241

1.26

Phillips, David

15

 

80

115

40

155

0.8

Rannadell, Jedediah

14

 

560

700

 

700

3.08

Root, Russell

31

 

400

577

60

637

3.26

Rice, Ira

3

 

160

200

76

270

1.41

Starkweather, William

25

 

240

330

50

380

1.98

Starkweather, Erastus W  

12

 

151

248

90

1.77

Storm, Warren

13

 

320

418

50

468

2.45

Sterling, David

17

 

160

226

80

308

1.61

Simmons, Gardner

12

 

240

300

10

310

1.62

Stuart, Ira

1

 

80

100

10

110

0.52

Sanders, Amos

14

 

80

100

74

174

0.8

Sheldon, Timothy F  

34

180

200

20

220

1.16

Slocum, Benjamin

33

 

160

260

60

320

1.68

Turrel, Lyman

8

 

160

200

 

230

1.05

Tichnor, Caleb

27

 

80

100

20

120

0.65

Tibbits John

28

 

400

621

150

771

4.06

Taft, James F

32

 

282

382

56

442

2.33

Taft, Jabe

33

 

240

343

60

378

1.97

Teeple, Willaim

29

 

200

250

100

350

0.83

Teeple, Peter

29

 

100

125

10

135

0.7

Tibbits, Allen

28

 

160

215

25

240

1.25

Tibbits, William

28

 

160

235

25

251

1.31

Tailor, Phlip

18

 

240

300

70

370

1.93

Thayer, Rufus Jr.

18

 

200

261

50

311

1.62

Utley, Hildreth

18

 

100

125

 

125

0.65

Williams, Daniel

21

 

80

100

 

100

0.52

Ward, Henry

32

 

320

452

100

552

2.9

Woods, Reuben

35

 

80

100

10

110

0.57

Welsh, Benjamin

1

 

77

95

 

96

95

Yerkes, Joseph

2

 

450

511

125

636

3.25

Yerkes, William

12

 

80

100

 

100

0.52

Yerkes, John

6

 

240

300

 

300

1.57


Description Sect/Twn 2 So. # Acres Non-Residents $ Cts $ Cts
W 1/2 NW 1/4

1

77

Charles Pinkerton

25.25

0.5

E 1/2 SE 1/4

1

80

Ephraim Francisco

100

0.52

E 1/4 of NE 1/4  

147

Alvah Smith

134

0.95

W 1/2 of NE 1/4          
W 1/2 of NW 1/4

3

73

Larson Aldridge

91.25

0.46

E 1/4 of NW 1/4  

74

John D. Cornhard

92

0.46

NW 1/4 

4

354

Abrahan Letts

192.5

0.99

E 1/4 of NE 1/4  

77

Hiram L. Foller

96.25

0.5

NE 1/4 

5

155

Holmes Romeraine

194

1

SE 1/4 

7

160

Henry Whipple

200

1.05

E1/2 of NE 1/4  

80

Arnold Whipple

100

0.52

W 1/2 of SW 1/4  

81

James C. Beverly

101.25

0.53

E 1/2 NW 1/4  

161

William Hubbard

201

1.05

W 1/2 of NE 1/4          
E 1/2 NE 1/4

8

80

Silas Sly

100

0.52

SW 1/4  

160

Henry Whipple

300

1.57

W 1/2 NW 1/4  

80

 

100

 
W 1/2 SW 1/4

27

80

Henry Wells

100

0.52

S 1/4 SW 1/2  

160

Joseph Moss

200

1.05

W 1/2 SE 1/4          
W 1/2 SE 1/4  

80

Eli C. Matthews

100

0.52

E 1/2 NE 1/4

26

80

Thomas Grant

100

0.52

W 1/4 SE 1/2  

80

John Patter

100

0.52

E 1/2 SE 1/4  

80

John Vansickle

100

0.52

W 1/2 NE 1/4  

160

Cornelius Davis

200

0.65

E 1/2 SE 1/4          
E 1/2 NE 1/4

29

80

Erastus Horton

100

0.52

W 1/2 NE 1/4

33

80

Daniel D. Cady

100

0.52

E 1/2 NE 1/4

34

80

Joseph Moss

300

1.57

NE 1/4          
E NE

35

80

John Gilbert

100

0.52

Totals

$3,498.60

$18.45

Brought Forward

$3,498.60

$18.45

Totals

$3,498.60

$18.45


Description Sect/Twn 2 S # Acres Non-Residents # Cts $ Cts
W 1/2 E 1/4  

80

Jacob Hines

100

0.5

W 1/2 NW 1/4

36

240

John Gilbert    
E 1/2 NW 1/4          
W 1/2 NW 1/4          
W 1/2 NW 1/4

2

78

Erastus Waterman

97.5

51

2 1/2 SW 1/4

4

80

Morton Lincoln

100

0.52

W 1/2 NE 1/4  

80

Zenas Bird

100

0.52

W 1/2 NW 1/4

8

160

James S. Hanford

200

1.06

W 1/2 NE 1/4

12

80

Harvey Tuttle

100

0.52

W 1/2 NE 1/4  

80

Freelly Chub (error)

100

0.52

W 1/2 NW 1/4

17

80

Henry H.W. Hopkins

100

0.52

   

80

Henry H.W. Hopkins

100

0.52

W 1/2 NW 1/4

19

77

Michael Roberts

92.25

0.5

E 1/2 SE 1/4

25

80

Grove Smith

100

0.52

W 1/2 SE 1/4

36

80

Zelotes Sheldon

100

0.52

SE 1/2

8

160

John Patterson

200

1.05

W 1/2 SE 1/4

35

80

Leonard F. Walden

100

0.52

E 1/2 SE 1/4

11

160

Soloman Kingsley

200

1.06

NE 1/4  

160

Henry Bradley

200

1.05

E 1/2 NE 1/4  

80

B. Pierson

100

0.52

NE 1/4

13

160

Erastus Huzzy

200

1.05

E 1/2 NW 1/4  

80

Edward Frink

100

0.52

W 1/2 NW 1/4  

80

Jesse Gardner

100

0.52

SW 1/4  

160

Ebenezer Baker

200

1.05

E 1/2 NE 1/4

14

80

J.J. Andrews

100

0.52

W 1/2 NE 1/4  

80

Lyman Wilcox

100

0.52

W 1/2 NE 1/4  

80

C. Baker

100

0.52

W 1/2 NW1/4

15

80

Jonathan D. Butler

100

0.52

SW 1/2 

17

160

Henry Whipple

200

1.05

E 1/2 SE 1/4

19

80

David Crooks

200

1.05

E 1/2 NE 1/4  

80

David Crooks    
NE 1/2

21

160

Jabeal Davis

200

1.05

S 1/2

21

320

Earl Wilcox

400

2.11

N 1/2 SW 1/4

22

480

Thomas Osborn

600

3.16

W 1/2 SE 1/4  

80

David A. McFarland 

100

0.52

S 1/2

23

320

Abraham Spears

400

2.11

NE 1/4  

160

Benjamin Palmer

200

1.05

E 1/2 SE 1/4

24

80

James Wood

100

0.52

E 1/2 NE 1/4  

80

Daniel Newman

100

0.52

W 1/2 NE 1/4  

80

Cornilius Hoxie

100

0.52

SW 1/4  

160

John Gullie

200

1.05

W 1/2 SW 1/4

25

80

John Gilbert

100

0.52

E 1/2 SW 1/4  

80

Daniel Ferguson

100

0.52

W 1/2 SW 1/4

28

80

John Gilbert

200

1.05

W 1/2 E 1/4  

80

John Gilbert    
W 1/2 NE 1/4  

80

John Hindes

100

0.52

E NW  

80

John Morris

100

0.53

TOTALS:

$10,292.25

$35.64


VALUATION OF ITEMS

We do hereby certify that we have the assessments of real and personal estate in and for the town of Plymouth, in the county of Wayne, for the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and twenty-seven, according to the best of our knowledge and ability, as the law directs.

July 10th, 1887
Erastus W. Starkweather
Roswell Root
Henry Lyon
(assessors)

Real and Personal estate as assessed in Plymouth

$297,746.15

Lands unimproved

$1.25

Oxen

$30.00

Cows

$10.00

Three years old

$7.00

Wagons

$40.00

Horses from:

$25.00 - $60.00

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