Pike County Arkansas

                    Tax List 1853


County Court of
Pike County

April Term AD 1853 

This day the clerk of this court presented to this court the assessment 
list which had been filed by Abner B. Williams, Sheriff pro-tempore of
Pike County.

Whereupon it is considered and ordered by the court that a State tax of
one-fourth of one per centum and a County tax of one-fifth per centum be
levied on all taxable property and that a Poll tax be levied on all persons
subject to such tax of twenty-five cents.

         A true copy from the record
Attest:  John S. Owens, Clerk


Clerks Office, Murfreesboro
Pike County, Arkansas
June 4th, AD 1853

Received of John S. Owens, Clerk of Pike County the Tax Book for the
year 1853, amounting in the aggregate to the sum of Four hundred and 
thirteen dollars and thirty-four cents of State tax and Four hundred
and ten dollars and eighty-six cents of County tax..
Murfreesboro, May 4th, 1852.
                                            William Gilmer, Sheriff 

                   Pike County Tax Book For The Year 1853

           A List of Persons Assesed for Taxation in Pike County
                         in the State of Arkansas.

Adair, C.W.                Gilmer, William                 McWha, James                           
Adams, Absalom             Gilmer, William M.              Melson, J.G.                           
Adams, E.H.                Gould, William B.               Miller, John O.                                      
Adams, Washington          Graves, G.G.                    Mobley, David, Jr.                                                                                                                       
Agents Church              Graves, William H.              Mobley, David, Sr.                                   
Alford, D.W.               Gray, James B.                  Mobley, William                                                                                                                          
Alford, David              Gray, Jefferson                 Moore, John Estate                                   
Alford, M.E.               Gray, Nathan                    Moore, William M.                                                                                                                        
Allen, Rodrick             Gray, Samuel                    Murray, Isaac                                        
Anderson, Raymond          Green, J.D.                     Nelson, Robert                                                                                                                           
Anthony, T.W.              Griffin, Green                  Nelson, Samuel                                       
Ashbrook, Aaron            Griffin, Wade                   Oldham, G.L.                                                                                                                             
Ashbrook, John             Hale, J.C.                      Orrick, Andy                                         
Ashbrook, Moses            Hale, W.C.                      Orrick, E.M.                                                                                                                             
Bacon, W.T.                Hall, Martin M.                 Orrick, Lorenza                                                                                                                          
Bald, Abe                  Hall, S.J.                      Owens, David                                                                                                                       
Barnes, Alfred             Hancock, Abner                  Owens, E.                                            
Bartly, Asa                Hancock, J.D.                   Owens, John S.                                                                                                                        
Baxter, W.B.               Hancock, Jackson                Parks, D.E.                                                                                                                              
Bennet, E.A.R.             Hawkins                         Parsons, M.                                                                                                                              
Berry, W.A.                Henderson, A.                   Polk, Cumberland                                                                                                                         
Bittick, Jessee            Henson, James                   Polk, Taylor                                                                                                                             
Bixby, David               Henson, John                    Polston, John                                                                                                                            
Blackwood, Andy            Henson, Killium                 Preston, Henry Estat                                 
Boggs, William             Henson, Paul                    Preston, S.A.                                                                                                                            
Boon, John D.              Henson, Paul, Sr.               Preston, W.H.                                        
Brewer, David              Hirst, William                  Ragsdale, D.A.B.                                                                                                                         
Brewer, Elizabeth          Holcombe, David                 Rainey, John                                                                                                                             
Brewer, F.N.               Hollaway, J.C.                  Ray, William                                                                                                                             
Brewer, Henderson          Holliday, T.F.                  Real Estate Bank                                                                                                                         
Brewer, Henry              Holt, Benjamin                  Reed, George                                                                                                                             
Brewer, J.D.               Hoover, Cassandra               Reed, Sebron                                                                                                                             
Brewer, J.S.               Horton, John                    Reed, W.D.                                                                                                                            
Brewer, John               Howard, W.T.                    Reese, Jordan G.                                     
Brewer, John, Estate       Huddleston, D., Jr.             Reese, S.W.                                                                                                                              
Brewer, Lewis              Huddleston, D., Sr.             Reeves, Luke                                         
Brock, Jackson             Huddleston, D.L.                Reeves, William                                      
Brock, Leonard             Huddleston, J.W.                Rinkle, Abraham                                      
Brock, Moses               Huddleston, Lewis Estate        Rinkle, J.M.                                                                                                                             
Brock, Samuel              Huddleston, W.L.                Roberson, B.J.                                       
Brown, R.S.                Hughes, Nathan                  Rodgers, James                                       
Bullock, Blant             Hughett, H.H.                   Rodgers, Jim R.                                                                                                                          
Burkett, Jonas             Hughett, John O.                Rosser, James                                        
Busby, D.S.                Hutson, A.J.                    Sanford, Harrel                                      
Bush, James R.             Hutson, D.D.                    Sanford, R.S.                                                                                                                            
Bush, William T.           Hutson, Isaac                   Scott, James                                                                                                                             
Bussell, A                 Hutson, Isaac, Sr.              Scott, James M.                                                                                                                          
Bussell, Abe               Hutson, Joab                    Scott, William J.                                    
Bussell, John              Hutson, John                    Seabury, Enoch                                       
Bussell, W.R.              Hutson, S.H.                    Self, Daniel                                         
Campbell, D.R.             Jackson, A.R.                   Self, Fogga                                                                                                                              
Campbell, William          Jackson, J.B.                   Sharp, John                                                                                                                              
Cannon, R.W.               Jacobs, English                 Shirley, Jonathan                                    
Carpenter, George          Jacobs, John                    Shofner, W.B.                                        
Carpenter, James           Jenkins, C.R.                   Simpson, Austin                                                                                                                          
Carpenter, John            Jenkins, Thomas                 Smith, James H.                                                                                                                         
Carpenter, John            Johnson, J.W.                   Snoddy, John L.                                                                                                                          
Carroll, Dennis            Johnson, M.                     Snoddy, Robert                                       
Carroll, Drury Estate      Johnson, P.D.                   Snoddy, Thomas W.                                                                                                                       
Carroll, N.                Johnson, Walter                 Sparks, David                                        
Carter, H.W.               Johnson, William                Sparks, Henry                                        
Cheser, J.B.               Johnson, William M.             Sparks, William E.                                                                                                                   
Cheshier, Z.               Joiner, J.W.                    Speer, Frank                                         
Choate, J.R.               Jones, C.W.                     Speer, William B.                                    
Choate, J.S.               Jones, D.D.                     Stell, Armstrong                                     
Choate, John D.            Jones, Samuel                   Stell, Hiram T.                                                                                                                          
Clark, A.                  Jordan & Marks                  Stephens, T.D.                                       
Clark, J.D.                Jordan, Powell                  Stevens, John A.                                     
Clark, Joel                Jordon, J.D.                    Stevens, Matilda                                     
Coe, G.W.                  Kelley, Abner                   Stevens, T.L.                                                                                                                            
Collier, Nathan            Kelley, Elijah W.               Stinett, John                                        
Conatser, A.J.             Kelley, Elijah, Jr..            Stone, C.C.                                                                                                                              
Conatser, Alexander        Kelley, Elijah, Sr.             Stone, Uriah                                         
Conatser, D.K.             Kelley, R.M.                    Stone, William                                                                                                                  
Conatser, G.W.             Kelley, Samuel                  Stone, William, Sr.                                  
Conatser, J.H.             Kelley, Wesley                  Stringer, Joseph                                                                                                                         
Conatser, W.B.             Kelley, William Q.              Stringer, Rice                                                                                                                         
Conatser, W.P.             Kelley, William, Sr.            Sullivan, Z.                                         
Conway, T.J.               Kenady, J.T.                    Sutton, John S.                                      
Cooley, Isaac              Kilgore, John                   Tallant, John                                        
Copeland, R.T.             Kinsworthy, B.H.                Taylor, Alfred                                                                                                                           
Cormish, P.                Kirkham, Elijah M.              Thompson, John                                                                                                                           
Coufman, Alex              Kirkham, J.H.                   Tweedle, Isaac                                       
Cougburn, C.T.             Kizziar, J.C.                   Vaught, Benjamin                                     
Covington, Levi            Kizziar, James Estate           Vaught, Hiram                                                                                                                            
Crawford, Charles          Kizziar, James, Sr.             Vaught, James                                                                                                                            
Crawford, Josiah           Kizziar, Martin                 Wadkins, James                                       
Davis, Abijah              Kizziar, T.J.                   Wall, J.B.H.                                                                                                                         
Davis, James W.            Langdon, Robert Estate          Walls, Isaac D.                                      
Davis, John                Latimer, J.P.                   Walton, A.M.                                         
Davis, John D.             Lee, G.B.                       Walton, C.R.                                                                                                                             
Davis, John M.             Lefevere, Isaac                 Wammick, David                                                                                                                                 
Davis, L.B.                Lewis, Joel                     Wammick, William                                     
Davis, William             Lingo, Erbin                    Washburn, Thomas                                     
Davison, Thomas            Lingo, John                     Watson, Henry                                                                                                                            
Dickson, Clem              Linn, Henry R.                  Watson, John H.                                                                                                                          
Dickson, John              Linville, B.M.                  Weaver, Jerry                                        
Dickson, John M.           Macon, Gideon                   Westerman, C.D.                                      
Dickson, John W.           Magby, Robert, Sr.              Westerman, J.W.                                                                                                                          
Dickson, L.A.              Mansfield, J.C.                 Westerman, John                                      
Dickson, Rebecca           Maufett, E.F.                   Whisenhunt, Noah                                                                                                                              
Dickson, S.A.              Mauney, G.R.                    Whisenhunt, T.L.                                                                                                                         
Dickson, S.B.              McClure, Jesse                  White, Absalom                                                                                                                           
Dickson, William T.        McDonald, H.H.                  White, Isaac                                                                                                                               
Doss, W.H.                 McDonald, H.R.H                 White, Isaac, Jr.                                                                                                                   
Dossey, W.G.               McDonald, James                 White, John                                                                                                                                 
Drummons, Braxton          McDonald, W.H.                  White, John, Jr.                                                                                                                         
Durham, William            McDowel, John                   White, Jordan                                        
Edmonson, George           McLaughlin, James               White, Pleasant                                                                                                                            
Epperson, George           McLaughlin, John                White, Spencer                                       
Epperson, Thomas           McLaughlin, John C.             White, W.J.                                                                                                                              
Farley, George             McLaughlin, Thomas              White, William                                       
Farling, Thomas M.         McLaughlin, W.F.                Williams, A.B.                                       
Forester, Calender         McMahan, F.M.                   Williams, Green                                      
Forester, William          McMahan, Robert                 Williams, Joshua                                                                                                                         
Garner, T.R.               McMahan, Thomas                 Williams, William                                    
Gentry, J.M.               McMenis, Joseph                 Williamson, Thomas                                                                                                                    
Gentry, W.L.               McRae, A.R.                     Winford, Benjamin                                    
Gillmer, Elijah            McRae, N.A.                     Wingfield, Elijah                                    
Gillum, James              McRay, Massey                   Wingfield, S.H.                                                                                                                          
Gillum, Nancy              McRay, William                  Woods, J.T.                                          
Pike county Tax Book for the year 1853 received and filed in the auditor's                                                                                                                                             
office 13th June, 1853and the sum of Four hundred and thirteen dollars and                                                                                                                                                                 
thirty-four cents charged to the Sheriff on page 36 of the Sheriff's book.
                                                  C.C. Danley, Auditor                                                                                                                                                       
                                                               of Arkansas                                                                                                                                                   
                           Condensed Statement                                                                                                                                                                                       
                                 316 Polls.                                                                                                                                                                                          
             19292 Acres of Land,                     78072                                                                                                                                                          
                31 Town Lots,                          3013                                                                                                                                                          
                76 Slaves,                            36450                                                                                                                                                          
                 2 Saw-mills,                          1000                                                                                                                                                          
                 2 Pleasure Carriage,                    85                                                                                                                                                          
               504 Horses & Mares,                    23978                                                                                                                                                          
                30 Mules,                              1970                                                                                                                                                          
                   Jacks and Jennies,                                                                                                                                                                                        
              1420 Neat Cattle,                       12647                                                                                                                                                          
                   Value of Merchandise,               7559                                                                                                                                                          
                   Money loaned at interest,            450                                                                                                                                                          
                   Capital in steam boats, ferries       50
                   Value of Gold Watches and Jewelry    280                                                                                                                                                          
                     Total Value  165454                                                                                                                                                                                        
Pike County, Arkansas Tax List 1853, Arkansas History Commission, Little                                                                                                                                                
Rock, Arkansas.                                                                                                                                                                                                                      
Update 09.30.03             Morris Myers 2003                 TAX53PIK.HTM