Franklin County, KY Tax Lists,1797-1818 (bulk: 1814-1818)

Descriptive Summary

Title
Franklin County, KY Tax Lists,1797-1818 (bulk: 1814-1818)
Creator
Franklin County and Frankfort, Kentucky
Extent
27 items
Subjects
Real property and taxation--Kentucky
Tax assessment--Taxation--Kentucky
Tax collection--Kentucky
Kentucky--History--Sources
Franklin County, KY--Taxation--Lists
Finding Aid Author
Staff
Repository
Kentucky Historical Society

Collection Overview

Scope and Content
Seven files of tax lists from Franklin County and Frankfort, Kentucky. Tax lists are arranged chronologically from 1797 to 1818; the years 1799-1811, 1813, and 1816 are missing. The 1814 list is in two folders, one of which is oversized. Information listed includes: Property owners, property location, property description and dates of assessment. Property descriptions include slaves, indentured white servants, acreage, and livestock. Each listing is with size or age categories for each: "above 21 years", "under 16 years", "84 acres first land in Franklin County in Elkhorn."
Franklin County