Nine Chester County, Pennsylvania Tax Lists, 1693-1799 (ICPSR 20301)

Published: Dec 12, 2007

Principal Investigator(s):
Jack D. Marietta, University of Arizona

Version V1

This study is comprised of two datasets of tax records from Chester County, Pennsylvania. The data is the complete record of taxes and tax assessments taken between 1693 and 1799. Information from the records includes first and last name of the taxpayer, year of tax list, the taxpayer's township, the market value of the property taxed, the amount of the taxes, the taxpayer's tenure, and number of servants and/or slaves owned.

Marietta, Jack D. Nine Chester County, Pennsylvania Tax Lists, 1693-1799. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 2007-12-12.

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1693 -- 1799

1992 -- 1994

(1) The specific years covered in the data are: 1693, 1718, 1728, 1730, 1740, 1750, 1765, 1775, 1785, and 1799. (2) The variable FORMAT_$ in Part 1 was renamed to make it valid in SAS. (3) The value label "Undefined" was assigned to undefined values in the TOWNSHIP and TENURE variables in Part 1, per the Principal Investigator's instructions.


Taxes and/or tax assessments from 1693, 1718, 1728, 1730, 1740, 1750, 1765, 1775, 1785, and 1799 in Chester County, Pennsylvania.


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