Search for content in message boards

Thomas Bailiff Documents in Pennsylvania and North Carolina

Replies: 0

Thomas Bailiff Documents in Pennsylvania and North Carolina

Posted: 15 Sep 2008 5:06AM GMT
Classification: Query
Surnames: Baylif, Bailiff, Baily, Bjorkman, Cornwell
THOMAS BAILIFF DOCUMENTS IN PENNSYLVANIA AND NORTH CAROLINA



1. 1740 Daniel Baylif is taxed in East Marlboro, Chester County , Pa , tax records.

(This person is not a Bailiff but Daniel Baily son of Joel Baily)

2. 1741-1746 No tax records have survived for Chester County , Pa.

3. 1747 Thos. Bayliff is taxed in West Bradford, Chester County , Pa.

4. 1748 No Bailiff appears in Chester County , Pa , tax records.

5. 1749/50 Thomas Bailiff is taxed in East Bradford, Chester County , Pa.

6. 1751 Thos. Bailiff is taxed in East Bradford, Chester County , Pa.

7. 1752 No Bailiff appears in Chester County , Pa , tax records.

8. 1753 Thomas Bailey (inmate) is taxed in East Bradford, Chester County , Pa.

9. 1754 Thos. Bayliff (inmate) is taxed in West Bradford, Chester County , Pa.

10. 4-Apr-1754 Edward Bayliff of Chester County , Pa , had a letter in the Post Office in

Philadelphia .

Published in the Pennsylvania Gazette.

11. 1755 No tax records available.

12. 1756 Thomas Bailiff (inmate) is taxed in West Bradford, Chester County , Pa.

13. 1757 Thomas Bailiff (inmate) is taxed in West Bradford, Chester County , Pa.

14. 12-Oct-1757 Thomas Harlan married Mary Baily, daughter of Joel Baily, of West

Marburrough Twp in a publick meeting of Londongrove. Edward Bayliffe

attended this wedding with several Baily’s present and others.

SOURCE: Quaker Marriage Certificate, New Garden Monthly Meeting,

Chester County , Pa , by Gwen Boyer Bjorkman 1704-1799.

15. 1758 Thomas Bailiff (inmate) is taxed in West Bradford, Chester County , Pa.

16. 1758 Edward Bayliff (freeman) is taxed in West Bradford, Chester County , Pa.

17. 1759 Thos. Baily (inmate) is taxed in West Bradford, Chester County , Pa.

18. 1759 Edw’d Baily (freeman) is taxed in West Bradford , Chester County , Pa.

19. 9-Aug-1759 Thomas Bayliff of Chester County , Pa , had a letter in the Philadelphia

Post Office. Notice published in Aug 9, 1759, edition of “The

Pennsylvania Gazette”.

20. 1760 Thos. Bayliff (inmate) is taxed in West Bradford, Chester County , Pa.

21. 1760 James Watson (freeman) is taxed in East Bradford, Chester County , Pa.

James moved to Orange County , North Carolina , in 1761 probably with

Thomas Bailiff.

22. 1760 John Gray Jr is taxed in East Bradford, Chester County , Pa. John moved

to Orange County , North Carolina , in 1761 probably with Thomas Bailiff.

(John Connor also moved previous to Orange County , North Carolina .)

23. 1761 Thomas Bailiff (inmate) is taxed in West Bradford, Chester County , Pa.

24. 1762-1768 Thomas Bailiff does not appear in the Chester County, Pa, tax records for

these years.

25. Feb-1765 Thomas Bailiff is serving on a grand jury in Orange County , North

Carolina .

26. 13-Aug-1767 Walter Thedford Will. Probated in Orange County , North Carolina .

Dated: 13-Aug-1767. Proved: Nov 1767. Wife: REBECCA; sons: Josias

(eldest), William; Dau: Deborah; Son-In-Law: William Williams;

Executors: Wife Rebecca and eldest son Josias. Witnesses: JOHN BAKER

and Abigail Bracken.

27. 1769 Thos. Bailiff (inmate) is taxed in Newlinton, Chester County , Pa.

28. 30-Dec-1769 Edward Bayliffe Estate Record; Residence: Newlinton; Granting Letter

Date: Dec 30, 1769; Granted To: Thomas Bayliffe; Bond: 500 pounds;

Sureties: Wm Cloud and Richard Barnard; Inventory: April 27, 1770; No.

Of Paper: 2539; Will Bk 2 and Page 211.

29. 20-Jan-1770 SUMMARY OF EDWARD BAYLIFF’S ESTATE

1. Estate was valued at 213 pounds

2. Has sewing supplies

3. Owns a servant mans time (This may indicate that Edward paid someone’s transportation to America —indentured servant.

4. Had a large amount of book debt—people owning him money

5. Assortment of cooking utensils

6. One horse, saddle and saddlebags

7. Edwards estate inventory taken by Richard Baker and Joel Baily

30. 1770 No Bailiff appears in Chester County , Pa , tax records.

31. 1771 Thomas Bailiff (inmate) is taxed in West Bradford, Chester County , Pa.

30. 1772 Thomas Bailiff (inmate) is taxed in West Bradford, Chester County , Pa.

31. 1773 Daniel Bayliff is taxed in Concord Twp, Chester County , Pa. List 50 acres,

one servant, one horse, one cow (This is Daniel Baily)

32. 1774 Thomas Bailiff (inmate) is taxed in West Bradford, Chester County , Pa.

33. 1774 Daniel Bailiff (inmate) is taxed in Chester Twp, Chester County , Pa.

(Moved to Berkley County , Va , later became West Virginia )

34. 1775 Thom’s Bayliff (inmate) is taxed in West Bradford, Chester County , Pa.

35. 1775 Daniel Bailiff is taxed in Concord Twp, Chester County , Pa. List 50 acres,

One horse, one cow (This is Daniel Baily)

36. 1776 Thomas Bailiff (inmate) is taxed in West Bradford, Chester County , Pa.

37. 1776 Daniel Bailiff is taxed in Concord Twp, Chester County , Pa. List 50 acres,

Two horses, two cows. (This is Daniel Baily)

38. 1777 No Bailiff appears in Chester County , Pa.

39. 1778 Thomas Bailiff (inmate) is listed on tax list of West Bradford, Chester

County, Pa. Thomas’s name is marked through as if he was listed on the

Tax list and when the assessor tried to contact him found out he was

gone.

40. 1779-1783 No Bailiff appears in Chester County , Pa.

41. 1784 Thomas Bailiff (inmate) is taxed on one cow in East Bradford, Chester

County, Pa.

42. 1785 Thomas Bailiff (inmate) is taxed in East Bradford, Chester County , Pa.

43. 21-Aug-1785 Rebecca Bailiff signed for Abner Bailiff to purchase 150 acres of land from

James Watson.

44. 21-Aug-1785 Rebecca Bailiff signed for Thomas Bailiff to purchase 150 acres of land

from James Watson.

45. 1786 + No Bailiff appears in Chester County , Pa , 1786.



DEFINITIONS RELATING TO CHESTER COUNTY TAX RECORDS



LANDHOLDER: held land by lease or deed. Pa taxed the occupant and not the land.

INMATE: Married or widowed, landless (contract labor)

FREEMAN: Single, free man at least 21 years of age. He had to be out of servitude or apprenticeship at least 6 months at time of tax. Single men living with parents often were not taxed.

POOR: The very poor or infirm were dropped from the tax rolls.



46. 1831 Edwin P. Bailiff (son of R. and A. Bailiff)

Died Sept 11, 1831 age 12 y, 7 m, 19 d

Lindsey Cemetery , Crawford County , Illinois

(Robert Bailiff’s oldest son was named Edwin)



PREPARED BY: RON CORNWELL

rcornwell2@att.net

Find a board about a specific topic

  • Visit our other sites:

© 1997-2014 Ancestry.com | Corporate Information | New Privacy | Terms and Conditions