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Link to Rutherford County, NC, 1782 tax records

Some of you are getting a blurry version of the last two posts to the Rutherford County, NC, 1782 tax records. Here’s the link so you can look at it at your leisure, adjust the size and focus, and see neighbors: 29 more words

Rutherford County, North Carolina, tax list, showing William Logan, 1782

William Logan was one of the four Logan brothers who fought at the Battle of Kings Mountain in 1780, two years prior to this tax list. 54 more words

Rutherford County, North Carolina, tax list, showing John Logan, 1782

John Logan was one of the four Logan brothers who fought at the Battle of Kings Mountain two years prior to this tax list.

(Note how slaves are counted as a non-human “commodity” to be taxed, along with horses and cattle.) 10 more words

Letter from Abraham Hardin -- who taught John Randolph Logan the "art and science" of surveying -- to Lyman C. Draper, author of "Kings Mountain and Its Heroes"

Abraham Hardin (1789-1881) taught John Randolph Logan the “art and science” of surveying. Surveying was an advanced skill that few had at the time; therefore, it could be a lucrative occupation, though a hard one, especially in the early years of settlement and over rough, forested, and marshy ground. 413 more words

John Logan survey, Rutherford County, North Carolina, 1809: Larkin Logan and Esom Logan, chain bearers

Source: Speculation Lands Collection, University of North Carolina at Asheville, researched by Joe Logan