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1865 Federal Taxes of Benton County, Iowa

~ October ~

 1865 Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep October Nov Dec Annual 
ALPHABETICAL LIST of Persons in division No. 3, of Collection District No. 4, of the State of
Iowa, liable to a tax under the Excise laws of the United States, and the amount thereof, as assessed
by W. W. Hanford, Asstant Assessor, and by John Connell, Assessor, returned to the Collector
of said District, for the month of October, 1865.

Assessors must be particular to fill all the blanks on this form, as far as practicable, and to number
all articles and occupations upon which taxes are assessed to correspond with the entry in the Abstract.

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       |      |                     |          LOCATION          |                              |      |     |           |  RATE OF  |  TAX ON |         |
PG  LN | DATE |        NAME         | Residence    - Post Office | ARTICLE OR OCCUPATION        | ABS# | QTY | VALUATION |    TAX    | ARTICLE |   TOTAL | Transcribers Comments
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 1   1 | Oct. | Adair & Co          | Vinton       |        Same | Cattle over 3 Mos old        |  152 |  13 | (in Sept) |        40 |    5.20 |         | .
 1   2 | Oct. | Adair & Co          | Vinton       |        Same | Cattle over 3 Mos old        |  152 |  10 | (in Oct)  |        40 |    4.00 |         | .
 1   3 | Oct. | Adair & Co          | Vinton       |        Same | Hogs                         |  156 |   4 | (in Oct)  |        10 |     .40 |    9.60 | .
 1   4 | Oct. | Connell    W. C.    | Vinton       |        Same | Real Estate Agent            |  232 |   . |         . | 10        |       . |    5.83 | .
 1   5 | Oct. | Colwell    J. M.    | Vinton       |        Same | Harness & c                  |   85 |   . |       233 |       .06 |       . |   13.98 | .
 1   6 | Oct. | Clark      Alvin    | Vinton       |        Same | Gross receipts of Ferry      |  161 |   . |       160 |       .03 |       . |    4.80 | .
 1   7 | Oct. | Daniels    J. B.    | Belle Plaine |        Same | Manufacturer, Aug 1st/65     |  219 |   . |         . | 10        |    7.50 |         | .
 1   8 | Oct. | Daniels    J. B.    | Belle Plaine |        Same | Harness, Mfs of (July-Oct)   |   85 |   . |       376 |       .06 |   22.56 |   30.06 | .
 1   9 | Oct. | Dowell     A. B.    | Vinton       |      Vinton | Auction Sales                |  170 |   . |     4,783 | 1/4 of 01 |       . |   11.96 | .
 1  10 | Oct. | Dodge      E. B.    | Belle Plaine |        Same | Cattle over 3 Mos old        |  152 |  37 | (May-Oct) |        40 |   14.80 |         | .
 1  11 | Oct. | Dodge      E. B.    | Belle Plaine |        Same | Cattle under 3 Mos old       |  153 |   2 | (May-Oct) |        05 |     .10 |         | .
 1  12 | Oct. | Dodge      E. B.    | Belle Plaine |        Same | Hogs                         |  156 |   1 | (May-Oct) |        10 |     .10 |         | .
 1  13 | Oct. | Dodge      E. B.    | Belle Plaine |        Same | Sheep                        |  154 |   4 | (May-Oct) |        05 |     .20 |   15.20 | .
 1  14 | Oct. | Evans E. & Sons     | Vinton       |        Same | Harness & c                  |   85 |   . |       127 |       .06 |       . |    7.62 | .
 1  15 | Oct. | Ferguson     Ira    | Canton Tp    | Shellsburgh | Hotel Keeper                 |  210 |   . |         . | 10.       |       . |    5.83 | .
 1  16 | Oct. | Fisher & Webb       | Vinton       |      Vinton | Peddler of Fish              |  196 |   . |         . |  5.       |       . |    2.92 | .
 1  17 | Oct. | Gile       Charity  | Harrison Tp  |      Vinton | Cattle over 3 Mos old        |  152 |   1 |         . |       .40 |       . |     .40 | .
 1  18 | Oct. | Henry      J. P.    | Belle Plaine |        Same | Conveyancer                  |  200 |   . |         . | 10.       |       . |    5.83 | .
 1  19 | Oct. | Holt & Terpenning   | Vinton       |        Same | Manufacturers                |  219 |   . |         . | 10.       |       . |    5.83 | .
 1  20 | Oct. | Haas       Ishmael  | Blairstown   |        Same | Cattle Broker                |  186 |   . |         . | 10.       |       . |    5.83 | .
 1  21 | Oct. | Hanford    W. W.    | Vinton       |        Same | Bill heads Cards & circulars |    2 |   . |       268 |        06 |       . |   16.08 | .
 1  22 | Oct. | Horridge   Geo.     | Vinton       |        Same | Tin & c Mfs of               |   89 |   . |       222 |        06 |       . |   13.32 | .
 1  23 | Oct. | Lehew      James    | Benton Tp    | Shellsburgh | Auctioneer                   |  180 |   . |         . | 10.       |       . |    5.83 | .
 1  24 | Oct. | Loree      W. M.    | Vinton       |        Same | Boots & Shoes                |    4 | Sept & Oct  654 |       .06 |       . |   39.24 | .
 1  25 | Oct. | McCulley   James    | Manatheka    |      Urbana | Physician                    |  231 |   . |         . | 10.       |       . |    5.83 | .
 1  26 | Oct. | McCartney  John     | Vinton       |        Same | Real Estate Agent            |  232 |   . |         . | 10        |       . |    5.83 | .
 1  27 | Oct. | McKinstry  Robt.    | Vinton       |        Same | Boots & Shoes                |    4 |   . |       163 |       .06 |       . |    9.78 | .
 1  28 | Oct. | Marshall   D. P.    | Shellsburgh  |        Same | Boots & Shoes                |    4 | Sept & Oct  250 |       .06 |       . |   15.00 | .
 1  29 | Oct. | Powers     J. E.    | Homer Tp     |      Irving | Physician                    |  231 |   . |         . | 10.       |       . |    5.83 | .
 1  30 | Oct. | Runyon     Alden    | Shellsburgh  |        Same | Harness & c in July          |   85 |   . |       208 |        06 |   12.48 |         | .
 1  31 | Oct. | Runyon     Alden    | Shellsburgh  |        Same | Harness & c in Oct           |   85 |   . |        84 |        06 |    5.04 |   17.52 | .
 1  32 | Oct. | Stone & Parkhurst   | Belle Plaine |        Same | Ret. D. in Liquor            |  235 |(increased from Ret D.)25.   |       . |   15.00 | .
 1  33 | Oct. | Shaffer    S. M.    | Belle Plaine |        Same | Physician                    |  231 |   . |         . | 10        |       . |    5.83 | .
 1  34 | Oct. | Smart & Co          | Belle Plaine |        Same | Retail Dealer                |  234 |   . |         . | 10        |       . |    5.83 | .
 1  35 | Oct. | Shaffer    L. H.    | St. Clair Tp |           . | Butcher (to Peddle)          |  196 |   . |         . |  5        |       . |    2.92 | .
 1  36 | Oct. | Shinn      Aaron    | Blairstown   |        Same | Cattle Broker                |  186 |   . |         . | 10        |       . |    5.83 | .
 1  37 | Oct. | Smeltzer   John G   | Shellsburgh  |        Same | Harness & c                  |   85 |   . |       113 |        06 |       . |    6.78 | .
 1  38 | Oct. | White & Moody       | Shellsburgh  |        Same | Retail Dealers in Liquor     |  235 |   . |         . | 25        |       . |   14.58 | .
 1  39 | Oct. | Webb       M. D. L. | Vinton       |        Same | Cattle over 3 Mos old        |  152 |   . |         . |        40 |   10.40 |         | .
 1  40 | Oct. | Webb       M. D. L. | Vinton       |        Same | Sheep                        |  154 |   . |         . |        05 |     .50 |   10.90 | Lines 41 through 43 are blank
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                                           (Special List)
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       |      |                    |         LOCATION          |                       |      |          |        |
PG  LN | DATE |        NAME        | Residence   - Post Office | ARTICLE OR OCCUPATION | ABS# | TAX RATE |  TOTAL | Transcribers Comments
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 2   1 | Oct  | Bowe         S. A. | Benton City |      Vinton | Retail Dealer         |  234 | 10.      |  10.00 | .
 2   2 | Oct  | Loree        W. M. | Vinton      |      Vinton | Manufactures          |  219 | 10.      |  10.00 | .
 2   3 | Oct  | Rodgers      A.    | Taylor Tp.  |      Vinton | Retail Dealer         |  234 | 10.      |  10.00 | .
 2   4 | Oct  | Traer J. C. & Co   | Vinton      |      Vinton | Real Estate Agents    |  232 | 10.      |  10.00 | .
 2   5 | Oct  | Watson       S. H. | Vinton      |      Vinton | Real Estate Agents    |  232 | 10.      |  10.00 | Lines 6 through 43 are blank
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