Author:Wilbur J. McElwain

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Cumberland County, Pennsylvania Cemetery Records Collected By Jeremiah Zeamer

By: Wilbur J. McElwain

Price: $39.00

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc: (1994)

Seller ID: M0075

ISBN: 0788400754

Condition: 278 pages, 8.5x11, (1994), 2012, 8.5x11, paper, index, 278 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc


278 pages, 8.5x11, (1994), 2012, 8.5x11, paper, index, 278 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc View more info

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United States Direct Tax of 1798 - Tax Lists for Cumberland County, Pennsylvania

By: Wilbur J. McElwain

Price: $38.00

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc: (1994)

Seller ID: M0118

ISBN: 0788401181

Condition: 244 pages, 8.5x11, (1994), 2010, 8.5x11, paper, indices, 244 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc


244 pages, 8.5x11, (1994), 2010, 8.5x11, paper, indices, 244 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc View more info

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A Documentary And Genealogical History Of The Family Of Andrew McElwain And Mary Mickey Of Cumberland County, Pennsylvania

By: Wilbur J. McElwain

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc: 1997

Seller ID: M0682

ISBN: 0788406825

Condition: 367 pages, 8.5x11, 1997, 8?x11, paper, index, 367 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc


367 pages, 8.5x11, 1997, 8?x11, paper, index, 367 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc View more info

United States Direct Tax 1798: Tax Lists for the City of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: Upper Delaware, Lower Delaware, High Street, Chestnut Street, Walnut and Dock wards

By: Wilbur J. McElwain

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc: 1999

Seller ID: M1194

ISBN: 0788411942

Condition: 281 pages, 8.5x11, 1999, 8.5x11, paper, index, 281 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc


This book is a compilation of these tax lists for six wards in the city of Philadelphia. Information in the tax lists includes the property owner and occupant, a source reference, the type of property, the size and description of the buildings and lots, the assessed value, and the tax due. 281 pages, 8.5x11, 1999, 8.5x11, paper, index, 281 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc View more info

United States Direct Tax of 1798: Tax Lists for the City of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: New Market Ward

By: Wilbur J. McElwain

Price: $39.00

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc: 2000

Seller ID: M1536

ISBN: 0788415360

Condition: 308 pages, 8.5x11, 2000, 8.5x11, paper, index, 308 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc


The Direct Tax of 1798 was imposed by the United States government on dwellings, lands, and slaves, with the aim of raising $2 million, primarily to increase the strength of the armed forces during a time of tension with France over attacks on American shipping. To carry out the taxation program, every structure, lot, and tract in the country had to be accounted for in the tax listings. The result was a housing inventory remarkably complete and detailed for its time, and one not equaled for many years. This book is a compilation of these tax lists for New Market Ward in the City of Philadelphi... View more info

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United States Direct Tax of 1798 Tax Lists for Washington County, Pennsylvania

By: Wilbur J. McElwain

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc: (1997)

Seller ID: M0743

ISBN: 0788407430

Condition: 308 pages, 8.5x11, (1997), 2008, 8.5x11, paper, index, 308 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc


The direct tax of 1798 was imposed by the United States Government on dwellings, lands and slaves, with the aim of raising $2 million, primarily for the purpose of providing the funds necessary to increase the strength of the armed forces during a time of tension with France over attacks on American shipping. To carry out the taxation program, every structure, lot and tract in the country had to be accounted for in tax listings, in which each was described and given an assessment value. The result was a housing inventory so complete that it has not been surpassed to this day. This book is a co... View more info

Genealogical Data Abstracted from History of Middle Spring Presbyterian Church, Middle Spring, Pennsylvania 1738-1900

By: Wilbur J. McElwain

Price: $31.00

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc: (1992)

Seller ID: M0722

ISBN: 1556137222

Condition: 186 pages, 8.5x11, (1992), 2011, 8.5x11, paper, index, 186 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc


186 pages, 8.5x11, (1992), 2011, 8.5x11, paper, index, 186 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc View more info