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Shenango Township Tax Lists, 1815

Shenango Township, Beaver County, was formed in 1804, from a division of North Beaver Twp. Until 1837, it also included Slippery Rock Twp. In 1849, Shenango Township was completely encorporated into Lawrence County, Pennsylvania. 

The number after the acreage represents the lot number of the 1st District of the Donation lands.
 
Aston, James, 1 horse, 1 yoke of oxen, 1 cow.
Akels, John, 100 acres (No. 87), 2 horses, 1 cow.
Armstrong, Alexander, 200 acres (No. 80), 2 horses, 2 cows.
Adams, William, 150 acres (No. 3), 2 horses, 4 cows.
Aken, Robert, 400 acres, 2 horses, 1 horse, 3 cows.
Ault, Danniel, 200 acres (No. 39)
Ault, Oliver, 200 acres (No. 32)
Bell, Ruben, 100 acres (No. 15 or 45?), 1 cow.
Bell, John Junr., occupation.
Black, Samuel, 1 horse, 1 cow.
Black, John, 500 acres (No. 7), 1 still, 1 horse, 1 cow.
Beaker, Henry, 83 acres, 2 horses, 1 cow.
Black, Ja..., 200 acres, 2 horses, 2 cows.
Boak, Michael, singleman.
Barns, Henry, 200 acres (No. 88), 1 horse, 1 cow.
Butcher, Sarah, 100 acres, (No. 34), 1 horse, 1 cow.
Birk, Thomas, 1 cow.
Baldwen, Saml., 100 acres, 1 horse, 4 cows.
Baok, John, 200 acres, 1 hose, 1 cow.
Burton, Thomas, 100 acres, 2 horses, 2 cows.
Bell, John, 50 acres, 2 horses, 2 cows.
Copper, Ralph, 100 acres (No. 63), 2 horses, 3 cows.
Chambers, Alexander, 70 acres (No. 63), 2 cows, 1 horse.
Cams, Jane, 120 acres (No. 72), 2 horses, 1 cow, yoke oxen.
Cubbeson, Archibald, 50 acres (No. 5), 2 horses, 1 cow.
Cubbeson, James, 50 acres (No. 64), 2 horses, 2 cows.
Conner, Jacob, 100 acres, 1 horse, 1 cow.
Conner, John, 100 acres, 2 horses, 2 cows.
Conner, Adam, singleman, 1 yoke of oxen.
Coovert, Garret, 500 acres (No. 6), 3 horses, 2 cows.
Coovert, Samuel, singleman.
Conner, Elizabeth, 1 cow. (Crossed out)
Cline, Henry, 100 acres, 2 horses, 2 cows.
Crany, Robert, 100 acres, 2 cows.
Cunningham, Benjamin, 93 acres, 2 horses, 3 cows, 1 distillery.
Cairns, Uriah, 100 acres (No. 16), singleman
Cairns, William, Junr., singleman
Cairns, William, Esq. 100 acres, 100 acres (No. 96), 1 horse, 3 cows, 1 distillery, Post of Profit.
Dushane, Jesse, 117 acres (No. 69), 1 horse, 1 cow.
Danniels, James, 1 horse, 2 cows.
Duston, Barnet, Lot, 200 (No. 38)
Derumple, Robert, 1 horse, 1 cows
English, Andrew, 100 acres.
English, Thomas, 1 cow.
English, James' widow, 1 horse, 1 cow.
English, James, singleman, 1 horse.
Ewing, Alexander, occupation weaver.
English, Samuel, 60 acres, 2 horses, 2 cows.
Fisher, George, 100 acres of No. 111, 2 horses, 2 cows.
Fisher, John, Sen.
Frew, John, 250 acres, 2 horses, 3 cows.
Fulkeson, John, 6 acres of No. (?), Combs place.
Frew, James, 200 acres, 1 distillery, 2 horses, 4 cows.
Fulton, John, 400 acres, 4 horses, 2 cows.
Fox, Peter, 50 acres of No. 118. 2 horses, 2 cows.
Fowler, Archibald, 100 acres (No. 44), 2 horses, 1 cow.
Fisher, Catherine, Wd. 1 cow.
Gaston, Robert, 110 acres of No. 5. 2 horses, 2 cows.
Gibson, John, 200 acres of No. 67, 2 horses, 1 cow.
Gaston, James, 110 acres of No. 5. 2 horses, 2 cows.
Gaston, Samuel, 100 acres of No. 61.
Hannah, Thomas, 100 acres of No. 63. 3 horses, 4 cows.
Hill, Wiliam, 200 acres (No. 51), 3 horses, 4 cows.
Henderson, Thomas, 18 acres, (No. 4).
Hamilton, James, 2 acres of No. 55. 1 tanyard, occupation, 1 cow.
Harps, George, 100 acres, 1 horse, 2 cows.
Hazen, Nathan, 200 acres, 1 horse, 2 cows.
Houk, John, 100 acres, 2 horses, 3 cows.
Hagar, John, singleman.
Houk, Phillip, 50 acres, Sawmill
Hazen, Samuel, 100 acres, 1 horse, 1 cow.
Houk, Phillip, Junr. 1 cow. 2 horses.
Hartford, Matthew, occupation fuller.
Hage, Ebenezer, 3 horses, 2 cows.
Hemon, Margaret, 1 cow.
Heckethorn, Jacob, 200 acres (No. 103), 2 horses, 2 cows.
Irvin, Samuel, 50 acre of No. 7, 1 horse, 1 cow.
Irvin, Jared, 150 acres of No. 7. 1 horse, 1 cow.
Irvin, Robert, 80 acres (No. 72), 2 horses, 2 cows.
Irvin, James, 2 horses, 1 cow.
Jackson, Samuel, 66 acres (No. 35), 1 cow.
Jackson, William, 66 acres (No. 31), 1 horse, singleman.
Jackson, James, 66 acres, No. 5, 2 horses, 2 cows.
Jameson, Matthew, 2 horses,2 cows.
Johnson, James, 100 acres (No. 76), 1 horse, 1 cow.
Johnson, John, 1 horse, singleman.
Jones, John, 1 cow.
Kennedy, Miller, 100 acres (No. 98), 100 acres (No. 108), 3 horses, 3 cows.
Killdoo, Wilson, 100 acres (No. 108), 1 horse, 1 cow.
Kildoo, James, 60 acres, 1 horse, 1 cow.
Killdoo, Thomas, 100 acres (No. 99), 1 horse, 2 cows, distillery.
Kildoo, Thomas, junr. 200 acres (No. 100), 1 horse, 1 cow.
Kirkundall, Benjamin, 3 horses.
Leven, Joseph, 1 cow.
Lotten, William, 200 acres (No. 60), 1 horse, 1 cow.
Lotten, James, 1 horse, 1 cow.
Lotten, Charls, 100 acres, 1 horse, 2 cows.
Lewis, Jacob, singleman, 1 horse.
Lewis, John, 500 acres, (No. 3), 2 horses, 1 yoke of oxen, 2 cows.
Lewis, John, Junr. 2 horses.
Long, Alexander, 54 acres of No. 53. 1 horse, 2 cows.
Long, Arthur, 56 acres (No. 53), 1 horse, distilling mill, singleman.
Long, Joseph, 100 acres of No. 53. 2 horses, 1 cow.
Lesslie, James, 100 acres of No. 73. 2 cows, 1 horse.
Moor, William, 100 acres of No. 79, 2 horses, 2 cows.
M'Clellin, Thomas, 150 acres, 1 horse, 1 cow, singleman.
Moor, John, 100 acres of No. 79, 1 horse, 1 cow.
McWilliam, Robert, 50 acres of No. 7, 1 horse, 2 cows.
Marshamer, Adam, singleman.
Marshhammor, Sebastin, 2 horses, 1 cow.
McLewe, Mary, 250 acres of No. 5. 1 cow.
M'Nice?, James, 200 acres, 2 horses, 4 cows.
Martin, John, 100 acres.
Morrow, Thomas, 200 acres, 2 horses, 2 cows.
Morrow, Charls, 200 acres of No. 44, 2 horses, 4 cows.
Morrow, Jesse, 1 horse.
M'Candless, James, 200 acres, (No. 36), 2 horses, 2 cows.
McMurrey, Joseph, 150 acres, No. 3. 2 horses, 3 cows.
McMurry, William, singleman, 1 horse.
Miller, Catherine, 100 acres of No. 54. 100 acres of No. 5, 1 gristmill, 1 sawmill, 1 cow
Moorhead, William, 9 acres of No. 47?.
McMurry, Reno, 100 acres, 2 horses, 2 cows.
Morrison, Thomas, 90 acres, 1 horse, 3 cows.
Matherel, John, 200 acres (No. 106), 1 horse, 2 cows.
Maning, John, 100 acres (No. 75), 2 horses, 3 cows.
Matherel, John Junr. singleman, 1 horse.
Miller, Jesse, 200 acres, 1 horse, 2 cows.
Morrow, Thomas, Junr. singleman
Newton, John, 50 acres
Pollock, Samuel, 50 acres (No. 64), 1 horse, 2 cows.
Pollock, Joseph, 200 acres (No. 33), 2 horses, 2 cows, 1 yoke oxen.
Pearshall, Samuel, 66 acres of No. 54.
Reed, Seth, 200 acres (No. 52), 4 horses, 4 cows.
Reed, Margaret, 100 acres, 2 horses, 2 cows.
Rigby, James, joiner, 1 cow.
Rigby, Seth, Junr. singleman.
Siften, Edward, 30 acres of No. 63. 1 horse, 2 cows, 1 tavern, storekeeper.
Shaffer, Jacob F., 100 acres of No. 73 of Gaston Place.
Stevenson, Edward, 250 acres (No. 6), 250 acres (No. 10),1 horse, 1 cow.
Smith, John, blacksmith, 1 horse.
Simpson, William, 50 acres of No. 64, 1 horse.
Sharp, Stagdel, 52 acres of No. 66. 2 horses, 2 cows.
Seton's Heirs, 100 acres (No. 31).
Sample, Samuel, 100 acres of No. 44, 1 cow.
Squire, James, 50 acres (No. 54), 3 horses, 5 cows.
Sharp, Paul, 2 horses, 2 cows.
Shaffer, Jacob, 100 acres (No. 108), 2 horses, 2 cows.
Sadler, Michael, Jnr. 80 acres (No. 112), 1 horse, 1 cow.
Sadler, David, 140 acres (No. 118), 1 horse, 1 cow.
Sadler, Michael, 2 cows.
Stickle, Samuel, 100 acres, 1 horse, 2 cows.
Squire, William, 200 acres, 1 horse, 2 cows.
Stewert, SamI. 10 acres, 1 horse, 2 cows.
Stewert, James, 350 acres, 2 horses, 3 cows, 1 gristmill, 1 sawmill.
Scott, William, 138 acres, 3 horses, 3 cows.
Scott, John, 120 acres, 2 horses, 3 cows.
Squire, Justice, 6 acres, 2 horses, 1 cow.
Sawer, David, 2 horses, 1 cow.
Smith, Jacob, 200 acres (No. 70), 2 horses, 2 cows.
Tindle, William, 200 acres, 2 horses, 2 cows.
Tindle, William, 1 cow.
Taylor, Samuel, 200 acres (No. 115), 3 horses, 2 cows.
Taylor, John, 100 acres (No. 105), 1 horse, 1 cow.
Vance, James, 200 acres, 1 distillery, 1 horse, 3 cows.
Wilkeson, Martha, 150 acres, 1 cow, 1 horse.
Wilkeson, John, 50 acres, 2 horses, 1 cow.
Warnick, James, 300 acres of No. 8, 1 horse, 2 cows.
Warnick, Hugh, 200 acres of No. 8.
White, David, 167 acres of No. 55. 3 horses, 2 cows, 1 distillery, 1 mill.
Wilson, Hugh, 56 acres (No. 66), 100 acres of No. 89. 1 horse, 3 cows.
Whann, Samuel, 1 horse, 1 cow.
White, Benjamin, 1 horse, 2 cows.
Wilson, James, 200 acres (No. 58), 1 horse, singleman
White, Craford, 25 acres of No. 55.
Wilson, Ezekiel, 200 acres (No. 119), 200 acres (No. 128), l horse, 2 cows.
Walton, Thomas, 100 acres (No. 105), 1 horse.
Wigle, Abraham, 200 acres (No. 109), 2 horses, 2 cows.
Walker, John, 50 acres, 2 horses, 2 cows.
Whann, Ephreim, 50 acres (No. 64), 1 horse, 1 cow. occupation.
Walls, Jesse, 1 cow.
Walter, Phillip, 202 acres (No. 18 or 78), 4 horses, 4 cows.
Walker, David, singleman.
Young, Philip, 200 acres, No. 113, 1 horse
Young, Robert, 130 acres, 2 horses, 4 cows.
Young, Matthew, 100 acres (No. 56), 1 horse, 1 cow.

The end of the tax list gives the land owned by Benjamin Chew, a noted land speculator in this area. Adjacent property owners are named, but these seem to be the same individuals listed above.


Published: Gleanings, Beaver County Genealogical Society, 
Vol. XVII No. 4, June 1993
 


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