A Guide to the Fairfax County Office of County Treasurer 1893-1894 Tax Account Book, 1893-1896 Fairfax County Office of County Treasurer 1893-1894 Tax Account Book MSS 09-22

A Guide to the Fairfax County Office of County Treasurer 1893-1894 Tax Account Book, 1893-1896

A Collection in The Fairfax County Public Library

Record Group Number MSS 09-22


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Repository
Fairfax County Public Library
Record Group Number
MSS 09-22
Title
The Fairfax County Office of County Treasurer 1893-1894 Tax Account Book, 1893-1896
Extent
.25 linear feet
Creator
Willilam Simpson Kincheloe (1836-1905), Robert Guest Nevitt (1836-1919), Richard Henderson Shephard (1836-1904), and Robert Wiley (1840-1932)
Language
English
Abstract
The Fairfax County Office of County Treasurer 1893-1894 Tax Account Book includes the working draft of alphabetical tax lists from the white and colored sections of the Mount Vernon, Lee, and Centreville districts.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

None

Use Restrictions

Consult repository for information

Preferred Citation

Fairfax County Office of County Treasurer 1893-1894 Tax Account Book, MSS 09-22, Virginia Room, Fairfax County Public Library

Acquisition Information

Donated by Steve Moloney, September 2017

Processing Information

Chris Barbuschak, December 2017
EAD generated by Ross Landis, 2017


Historical and Biographical Information

Robert Wiley, a Confederate veteran and Commander of the Marr Camp, United Confederate Veterans at Fairfax was elected County Treasurer in 1891 and served in that office for 24 years. Two fellow Confederate veterans and Marr Camp members, William S. Kincheloe and Richard H. Shepherd, helped collect the taxes for 1893 and 1894. Robert G. Nevitt, a notary public, also assisted. Shepherd was a long-time tax collector for the Mount Vernon district, Kincheloe served for many years as Deputy Treasurer, and Nevitt was a long-time member of the Fairfax County School Board.

Scope and Content

The Fairfax County Office of County Treasurer 1893-1894 Tax Account Book includes the working draft of alphabetical tax lists from the white and colored sections of the Mount Vernon, Lee, and Centreville districts. The book was created and maintained by County Treasurer Robert Wiley, Robert G. Nevitt, Richard H. Shephard, and William S. Kincheloe from 1893 to 1896.

Related Material

MSS 06-21 Robert Wiley Collection


Index Terms

  • Kincheloe, William Simpson (1836-1905)
  • Nevitt, Robert Guest (1836-1919)
  • Shephard, Richard Henderson (1836-1904)
  • Taxation - Virginia - Fairfax County
  • Wiley, Robert (1840-1932)

Container List

Box 1
Folder 1
1893-1894 Fairfax County Treasurer's tax account book, 1893-1896

Significant Persons Associated With the Collection

  • Kincheloe, William Simpson (1836-1905)
  • Nevitt, Robert Guest (1836-1919)
  • Shephard, Richard Henderson (1836-1904)
  • Wiley, Robert (1840-1932)