Grand List of the Second Society of Preston
Extracted from
Griswold - A History
Being a History of The Town of
Griswold, Connecticut
From the Earliest Times to the
Entrance of Our Country into
The World War in 1917

By Daniel L. Phillips
1929 (no copyright statement)

[Transcribed by Jane Devlin]




From Preston Records. Monetary values are Pounds (), Shillings (s), & Pence (p).

ADDITIONS
  • BENNE, Jeremiah, 12-0-0
  • COIT, Wheeler, 12-2-0
  • CRAFT, Samuel, 18-0-0
  • DORRANCE, Gershom, 24-10-0
  • DAVIS, Joseph, 22-18-0
  • FANNING, Fred, 4-10-0
  • FRY, Peleg, 1-18-0
  • HATCH, John, 20-0-0
  • HATCH, Joseph, 11-4-0
  • LORD, James, 21-0-0
  • LATHROP, Avariah, 31-18-0
  • LOVE, Robert, 9-0-0
  • OLIN, Phillip, 10-0-0
  • PUTMAN, Jedediah, 18-0-0
  • READ, James, 8-13-9
  • SLAUGHTER, Benjamin, 2-15-9
  • STARKWEATHER, Joseph, 35-9-0
  • STARKWEATHER, Ephraim, 31-0-0
  • WITHEY, Elijah, 5-17-6
  • TUCKER, Ephraim, 2-0-0
Items taxed
  • Polls from 21 to 70 yrs - 166 2988
  • Polls from 16 to 21 yrs - 43 at 387
  • Oxen & Bulls 4 yrs old - 294 at 882
  • Cows & Horned Cattle - 787 at 1574
  • Horned Cattle, 2 yrs old, 272 at 272
  • Horses & Mules, 3 yrs old - 304 at 912
  • Horses & Mules, 2 yrs old - 59 at 118
  • Horses & Mules, 1 yr old - 83 at 83
  • Acres Plowed Land - 2257 at 1128.10
  • Acres mowing & Pasture - 4600 at 1840
  • Acres Smooth Meadow - 67 at 25-2-6
  • Acres Boggy Meadow, 536 at 136
  • Acres Brush Pasture, 6118 at 611-16
  • Acres Woodland - 1606 at 80-6
  • Acres Woodland - 323 at 8-6
  • Silver Watches - 12 at 18
  • Brass Wheeled Clocks - 27 at 81
  • Wood Wheeled Clocks - 2 at 2
  • Silver Plate - 114 at 2-5-7
  • Money at interest - 870 at 42-4
  • Fires in good repair - 41 at 30-15
  • Fires 2d rate - 101 at 56-16-3
  • Fires 3d rate - 202 at 75-15
  • Fires 4th rate, 163 at 30-11-3
  • Assessments: 215
Note: The summary of the Grand list of 1791 shows a small precentage of actual value at which property was set in the list at that time. Houses do not appear, but, in their place, fireplaces were taxed, according to the state of repair the houses to which they belonged were in.