County Court of
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
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
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
Update 09.30.03 Morris Myers 2003 TAX53PIK.HTM