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Bethlehem Township, Henry County, Missouri, Road Tax Book, 1876

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Identifier: A2529

Title: Bethlehem Township, Henry County, Missouri, Road Tax Book, 1876


The first page of this road tax book reads, "By direction of the Township board every citizen liable to road labor is to do two days work upon the road in their district. Whether his name appears upon this list or not the overseer will require each one to labor as above. This book to be returned to the township clerk at the end of the year." Most of the entries in this book include the taxpayer's name, number of acres, legal description of property, value, and amount of taxes. Names include Moses Hubbard, J. M. Woods, Francis Jones, Isaac Lines, George Wm. Hoops, Lewis Cox, Jno. H. B. Renfro, L. W. Newel, C. E. Cheatham, J. M. Bridges (estate), Jno. H. Brown, M. A. Brown, Irvin J. Lee, H. H. Stephenson, Alfred Reid, Solomon Davis, and John J. Hurst. Entries in an additional list include taxpayer's name, value, and amount of taxes. Names in this list include John H. Brown, M. A. Brown, C. E. Cheatham, Henderson Davis, John J. Herst (or Hurst), Sarah Herst (or Hurst), S. C. Herst (or Hurst), Mary Hoops, G. W. and W. M. Hoops, James W. Jones, C. W. Jones, Francis Jones, Isaac Lines, John W. Lisle, May M. Lee (guardian J. C. Rivers), John C. Lee, Irvin E. Lee (trustees A. Reid, J. W. Wright, L. Spence), L. W. Newel, Alfred Reid, John H. B. Renfro, James T. Rivies, and James A. Reid. The book also includes a note signed J. M. Woods, clerk of Bethlehem Township, certifying that the list of road taxes is a correct transcript; note regarding work on the road by C. W. Jones; and an account of C. W. Jones with Bethlehem Township.

1 item (15 pages)

Cite as: Bethlehem Township, Henry County, Missouri, Road Tax Book, Missouri History Museum Archives, St. Louis.

Rights: UND

Place: United States

Dates: 1876

Type(s): Government Records

Maker/Creator: Woods, J. M.

Subjects: Taxation
Politics and government


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