WILKES COUNTY, NORTH CAROLINA TAXABLES 1784, 1785, 1786 – VOLUME II – paperback

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In the post-Revolutionary landscape of Wilkes County, North Carolina, the tax lists of 1784, 1785, and 1786 emerge as historical documents of paramount significance, providing a captivating glimpse into the state’s evolving tapestry. Beyond the mere enumeration of taxable entities, these lists serve as intricate threads weaving together stories of individuals, families, and the broader…

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In the post-Revolutionary landscape of Wilkes County, North Carolina, the tax lists of 1784, 1785, and 1786 emerge as historical documents of paramount significance, providing a captivating glimpse into the state’s evolving tapestry. Beyond the mere enumeration of taxable entities, these lists serve as intricate threads weaving together stories of individuals, families, and the broader community during a pivotal period of reconstruction. References to “polls” relate to poll taxes, a tax of a fixed amount levied on adult males, female heads of households, and enslaved people.