Portsmouth, Rhode Island Town of Portsmouth, Newport County, Rhode Island

1877 Tax Book of the Town of Portsmouth, R. I. with Treasurer's Report and Town Officers

[lists are not in strict alphabetical order] 

Page 9 Scan


Name
Acres
Real Estate
Personal
Total
Tax
Cook Manchester
2
1,500
 
1,500
7.50
A. G. Manchester & wife
3-4
4,000
 
4,000
20.00
Thomas Manchester 
Per.
 
500
500
2.50
Restcomb P. Manchester
Per.
 
2,000
2,000
10.00
Oscar Manchester
Per.
 
300
300
1.50
Stephen C. Munro
1-4
800
800
1,600
8.00
David E. Munro & wife
1-8
500
 
500
2.50
Lewis J. Munro
3-16
1,000
 
1,000
5.00
Thomas L. Mitchell & wife
80
10,000
 
10,000
50.00
Colby C. Mithell
45
7,000
 
7,000
35.00
Thomas L. Mitchell & wife
12
2,000
 
2,000
10.00
Dennis Murphy
27
3,000
 
3,000
15.00
Patrick Murphy
12
1,500
 
1,500
7.50
Benjamin Northup
13
1,500
 
1,500
7.50
John B. Newton
62
8,0000
 
8,000
40.00
George H. Norman
6
600
 
600
3.00
Abner Potter
14
4,000
1,000
5,000
25.00
George L. Potter, heirs of
112
8,0000
 
8,000
40.00
Abraham T. Peckham
100
12,000
10,000
22,000
110.00
Alanson Peckham
12
1,500
 
1,500
7.50
Alanson Peckham & wife
1-2
1,000
 
1,000
5.00
Oliver G. Pierce & wife
14
5,000
 
5,000
25.00
Preserved F. Pierce
Per.
 
500
500
2.50
Ziba Palmer, heirs of 
4
400
 
400
2.00
Welcome W. Pitcher
1-4
800
 
800
4.00
Isaac M. Rogers  
4,000
3,000
7,000
35.00
Francis B. Rogers, heirs of 
45
5,500
 
5,500
27.50
William M. Rogers
8
13,000
10,000
23,000
115.00
Thomas G. Rogers, heirs of
12
2,000
 
2,000
10.00
Aaron H. Rathbone
4
4,000
 
4,000
20.00
John Roberts, homestead
2 3-4
1,200
 
1,200
6.00
John Roberts, Market, etc.  
700
 
700
3.50
Pery G. Randall
Per.
 
300
300
1.50
Amos D. Smith, heirs of 
200
43,500
     
Amos D. Smith, heirs of Manton place
17
4,000
 
4,000
0.00
William E. Smith
Per.
 
300
300
1.50
Eugene Sturtevant, Russel land
10
1,000
 
1,000
5.00
Eugene Sturtevant, Ogen farm
150
14,500
 
14,500
72.50
Eugen Sturtevant, Swan farm
65
7,200
 
7,200
36.00
Samuel Sisson
Per.
 
200
200
1.00
Albert Sisson
4 1-2
1,800
 
1,800
9.00
Alfred Sisson, Cottage
1-4
2,000
 
2,000
10.00
Alfred Sisson, Hotel and farm
44
10,000
 
10,000
50.00
Edmund S. Sisson
73
4,500
 
4,500
22.50
Edward P. Sisson
1
800
 
800
4.00
Philo B. Sisson, Geo. H. Sisson land  
500
 
500
2.50
William M. Sisson
Per.
 
200
200
1.00
John Sisson
2
800
 
800
4.00
Edward Sisson, Northam farm
112
7,500
 
7,500
37.50
Edward Sisson, Sisson farm
1117
8,500
 
8,500
42.50
Ricahrd W. Sisson
47
5,000
 
5,000
25.00
William H. Sisson
Per.
 
2,000
2,000
10.00
Susan E. Sission & Phio B. Sission
5 1-2
1,000
 
1,000
5.00
William L. Sisson
15
6,000
1,000
7,000
35.00
William B., homestead  
8,000
16,000
24,000
120.00

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Name
Acres
Real Estate
Personal
Total
Tax
William B. Sisson, Chase farm
106
8,000
 
8,000
40.00
William B. Sisson, Almy land
18
1,500
 
1,500
7.50
William Sisson
36
3,000
 
3,000
15.00
James Manning Sisson
Per.
 
300
300
1.50
Jaqmes Moses
Per.
 
500
500
2.50
Jonathan A. Sisson
Per.
 
1,500
1,500
7.50
Phebe Sisson
Per.
 
800
800
4.00
George E. Sisson
1
600
 
600
3.00
Henry P. Sisson
Per.
 
200
200
1.00
Job Sowle & wife
16
1,500
 
1,500
7.50
James Sweet
30
3,000
 
3,000
15.00
Benj. C. Sherman, heirs of 
60
7,000
 
7,000
35.00
Benj. C. Sherman, heirs of
20
2,000
 
2,000
10.00
Robert A. Sherman
78
9,000
 
9,000
45.00
Joseph S. Sherman
1-2
500
 
500
2.50
Gardner T. Sherman
22
1,500
 
1,500
7.50
Christopher sherman
23
2,500
 
2,500
12.50
Wanton T. Sherman
10 1-2
3,500
 
3,500
17.50
Stephen D. Sherman
27
4,000
 
4,000
20.00
Mary a. Sherman
2
1,000
 
1,000
5.00
Frederick M. Sherman & wife
1-2
1,000
500
1,500
7.50
Stephen T. Sherman
30
3,000
 
3,000
15.00
Benj. C. Sherman & Parker H. Sherman
Per.
 
2,000
2,000
10.00
Charles L. Sherman
35
3,000
 
3,000
15.00
Samuel J. Sherman
Per.
 
200
200
1.00
Jonathan Sherman and wife
10
2,500
 
2,500
12.50
Elijah B. Sherman
55
5,000
 
5,000
25.00
Abby E. Sherman
Per.
 
2,000
2,000
10.00
William P. Slocum
30
2,500
 
2,500
12.50
Charles C. Slocum
40
4,500
 
4,500
22.50
Frank Slocum
14
2,500
 
2,500
12.50
Edwin Slocum and wife
24
3,000
 
3,000
15.00
Stephen Slocum
6
500
 
500
2.50
Joseph B. Slocum
1-4
300
 
300
1.50
Byron Sprague, heirs of 
60
8,000
 
8,000
40.00
Richard Swan, heirs of 
118
8,000
 
8,000
40.00
Daniel C. Sullivan
6 3-4
1,200
 
1,200
5.00
William H. Sanford & wife
26
7,000
 
7,000
35.00
J. Henry Stoddard
1
1,400
 
1,500
7.00
Elbridge I. Stoddard
Per.
 
500
500
2.50
Samuel Shaw
2
2,000
 
2,000
10.00
Nicholas Tallman & wife
3 1-2
2,500
500
3,000
15.00
Benjamin Tallman & wife 
1-2
1,000
 
1,000
5.00
Lorenzo D. Tallman
13
3,500
 
3,500
17.50
Levi Tallman
3
2,000
 
2,000
10.00
George F. Tallman & wife
20
3,000
 
3,000
15.00
John Tallman
5
2,500
 
2,500
12.50
Abner L. Tallman
1-4
2,000
 
2,000
10.00
Benjamin Tallman, jr.
1-4
200
1,00
1,200
6.00
George P. Tallman  
500
 
500
2.50
Charles J. Tallman & wife
1 1-2
1,500
 
1,500
7.50
Peleg Thurston, heirs of
48
4,000
2,000
5,000
30.00
Lewis J. Thurston
Per.
 
1,500
1,500
7.50
Robert L. Thurston
Per.
 
1,000
1,000
5.00
Peleg L. Thurston
Per.
 
1,000
1,000
5.00
Joseph Thomas 
40
9,000
 
9,000
45.00
Gardner Thomas, heirs of 
Per.
 
10,000
10,000
50.00

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Name
Acres
Real Estate
Personal
Total
Tax
Sarah A. Thomas
Per.
 
5,000
5,000
25.00
Amey C. Thomas & Sara A. Thomas
6
3,500
 
3,500
17.50
Amey C. Thomas
Per.
 
10,000
10,000
50.00
Charles G. Thomas
Per.
 
300
300
1.50
John M. K. Thomas
Per.
 
300
300
1.50
Robert B. Wilcox
8
1,200
 
1,200
6.00
Robert Wilcox
1
900
 
900
4.50
Albert S. Walker
13
2,500
 
2,500
12.50
Lorenzo D. Watts
13
2,500
 
2,500
12.50
John W. Watts
Per.
 
300
300
1.50
Stephen A. Watson & sister
57
4,500
 
4,500
22.50
Richard S. Williams
5-8
500
 
500
2.50
George V. Wilbur
57
8,000
 
8,000
40.00
Benjamin B. White
27
3,000
 
3,000
15.00
Charles Westgate
1-4
800
 
800
4.00

Delinquent Highway Taxs for 1876.

Name
 
 
Edward Coggeshall and wife
$500
.40
Isaac Cundall
1,500
1.20
Albert Cornell
12,000
9.60
Joseph Coggeshall Dennis
1,500
1.20
Thomas M. Fields, Dist. No. 9
200
.16
Frederick A. Fields, Dist. No. 9
300
.24
Wm. B. Sisson
1,500
1.20
Wanton T. Sherman
4,000
3.20

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Prudence and other Islands.
NAME
Acres
Real Estate
Personal
Total.
Tax
Charles Hunter, heirs of
626
7,000
 
7,000
35.00
Daniel Chase
232
5,000
 
5,000
25.00
Harriet A. Chase
106
2,000
 
2,000
10.00
Sarah Hereshoff, by C. H. Potter
550
6,000
 
6,000
30.00
Charles H. Potter and others 
380
8,000
 
8,000
40.00
William P. Bullock, heirs of
100
7,000
 
7,000
356.00
Hereschoff Farm, by Daniel Chase
520
6,000
 
6,000
30.00
Edward Farnham and wife
90
2,000
 
2,000
10.00
Darius L. Dennis
20
500
 
500
2.50
Robert H. Ives
530
10,000
 
10,000
50.00
H. G. Russel & wife and Anna Ives
270
11,500
 
11,500
57.50
Hereshoff Oil Works
90
3,500
 
3,500
17.50
Henry Clarke
Per.
 
300
300
1.50
John S. Albro
Per.
 
200
200
1.00
Eugene Chase
Per.
 
300
300
1.50
Murray Chase
Per.
 
300
300
1.50
Pliny Chase
Per.
 
300
300
1.50
Helen F. Barrett  
1,500
 
1,500
7.50
Joseph F. Brown  
300
 
300
1.50
Amey E. Williams  
1,500
 
1,500
7.50
Herbert M. Howe, Hog Island
212
11,000
 
11,000
55.00
Arthur F. & Morton Dexter, Patience
310
8,000
 
8,000
40.00
Hiram B. Ayleworth, Hope,
50
4,000
 
4,000
20.00
Almy’s Oil Works    
2,000
2,000
10.00
Caleb J. Albro
Per.
 
300
300
1.50
William Albro
Per.
 
200
200
1.00

The foregoing is a Town Tax on the rateable property liable to taxation in the town of Portsmouth, R.I., which was ordered in Town Meeting, April 4th, and assessed by us April 30th and May 1st, A. D., 1877.
 

CHARLES C. SLOUM, :       |
SAMUEL CORY, :                |
CHARLES H. POTTER, :      |
ROBERT D. HALL, :              > Assessors.
PELEG A. COGGESHALL, : |
LEVI W. CORY, :                  |
PHILIP B. CHASE, :              |
A true copy, witness,
Philip B. Chase, Town Clerk.

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