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1855 Assessment Roll
Shasta County California
Transcribed from the original Tax Roll
by Janie Edwards
Orginal book is property of the Shasta Co. Historical Society
 
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A - B

Names of Taxable Inhabitants
Signatures
No of 
Tracts of Land
No. of 
Acres of Land
Value
Value of Improvements on Land
No of Town Lots
Value
Value of Improvements on same  Description of Property
Value of 
Personal
Property
Total 
Value of
Property
Pole Tax
Remarks
A
.
.
.
.
.
.
.
. .
.
.
.
.
Abbott, G. . . . . . . . . . . .
.
Jeruselum
Adams, W. . . . . . . . . . . .
.
Cottonwood - Ludwick
Albert, A. . . . . . . . . . . .
Paid
.
Alderson, Chas. Chas. Alderson . . .
770
. . . Ranch on Roaring River
1265
2055
Paid
.
Alderson, M. . . . . . . . . . . .
Paid
.
Alexander, Wm. . . . . . . . . .
50
50
.
Dog Creek by C. B. Ule Dept.
Allbright, L. H. Lewis H. Allbright . . . . . . . Blacksmith shop Cam. H.
1020
1020
.
.
Allen, Hiram . . . . . . . . . . .
.
.
Allens, I. H. S. H. Allen . . . . . . . Horses & Wagon
975
975
Paid
.
Amber, N. Nathan Ambler . . . . . . . .
900
900
.
.
Anderson, G. L. . . . . . . . . Ditch & Money Arbuckle . .
Paid
South Fork Company
Anderson, Wm. . . . . . . . . . . .
.
Flins Ranch
Andrews & Stockton . . . .
1780
. . . Ranch on Cottonwood . .
.
.
Angle & Swane Wm. H. Angell given in by Clayton . . .
200
. . . Below Emt Ferry
975
1175
.
.
Anklin & Pam Ankhelen & Payne . . . . . .
150
House
1000
1150
Paid
.
Ansley, S. B. . . . . . . . . . . .
.
.
Antonia Antonia x his mark . . . . . .
200
.
50
250
.
Mexican; Bluff
Antonia, Lapas . . . . . . .
100
House .
100
.
Mexican; Bluff
Aqular Kossus & Co. Aqular & Carmal x their marks . . . . . . . Pack Mules -Mexican
2000
2000
Paid
.
Armington, B. N. & E. R. Armington & Bro. . . .
550
. . . Ranch & Stock
2125
2675
Paid
North Fork Cottonwood
Armstrong, B. C. C. B. Armstrong . . . . . . . . . .
Paid
.
Armstrong, W. . . . . . . . . Interest in ditch
100
100
Paid
Buckeye
Arnold, N. S. N. S. Arnold . . .
500
. . . Improvements on Ranch
50
550
Paid
Clover Creek
Athan, G. . . . . . . . . . . .
.
Jeruselum
Atwell, John . . . . . . . . . . .
.
Middletown
Ayers, S. S. Ayers . . . . . .
1500
House & Mules & Money
390
2890
Paid
Shasta
Azbill, Frank  Frank Azbill . . . . . . . .
50
50
.
.
. . . . . . . . .
Total Taxes for A
.
15420
.
.
 
B
. . . . . . . .
.
. .
.
.
Backman, Wm. W. Backman . . . . . .
150
House
20
175
Paid
Bluffs
Baffinger, Wm. William Bafinger . . . . . .
800
House
250
1050
Paid
Bluffs
Bagley, J. M. J. M. Bagley x his mark . . . . . . . Five Horses
800
800
Paid
Bluffs
Bail, R. J. & C. . . . . . . . . Cottonwood Mill . .
Paid
.
Bailey, J. P. I. C. Bailey . . .
200
. . . Stock & Ranch
890
1090
.
Ranch on Bear Creek 
Baker, A. . . . . . . . . . . .
.
Middle fork Cottonwood
Baker, H. . . . . . . . . . . .
.
Drives for Thomelson
Baker, John S. & Brother J. S. Baker & Bro . . . . . .
200
Livery Stable & Stock
175
375
.
French Gulch
Baker, Park & Hecock S. D. Baker . . .
780
. . . Ranch on Bear Creek
1165
1945
.
.
Baker, Thomas  . . . . . . . . . . .
.
.
Balding, Chandler . . . . . . . . Miner On Sac. River
40
40
.
by C. B. Ule Dept.
Baldwin, A. S. A. S. Baldwin . . . . . . . .
750
750
.
.
Baldwin, Nahum Nahum Baldwin . . . . . .
200
Smith Shop & Stock
75
275
.
French Gulch
Bale, G. H. . . . . . . . . . . .
Paid
.
Baley, James  James Bailey . . . . . . . Ditch & Cows
500
500
Paid
.
Ball, John John Ball . . . . . . . .
1400
1400
Paid
.
Ball, Joseph  J. S. Ball . . . . . . . .
100
100
.
Middle fork Cottonwood
Ballinger, J. . . . . . . . . . . .
.
Eagle Creek
 
Banker, A. C. . . . . . . . . . . .
.
Thatcher Ranch Bear Creek
Barker, G. E. . . . . . . . . Shata . .
.
.
Barnet, J. . . . .
770
. . . Ranch Little Cow Creek
750
1520
.
Pains Ranch
Barnhart, D. David Barnheart . . . . . .
320
House
300
620
Paid
Bluffs
Barnum, E. B. E. B. Barnum . . .
100
. . . Imp. On Ranch
1735
1835
.
Ball Hills
Barnum, W. S. . . . . . . . . . . .
.
.
Barnum, W. S. W. S. Barnum . . . . . . . . . .
.
Ball Hills
Barr, S. K. Samuel K. Barr . . . . . . . Money , Pittsburg
300
300
Paid
.
Bass & Broathers Bass & Broathers . . .
160
. . . Crop on Ranch & stock
5869
6020
.
.
Bass, A. Thos. Bass by John S. P. Bass . . .
300
. . . . .
300
.
.
Bass, J. S. P. John S. P. Bass . . .
300
. . . Horse & Wagons
300
600
.
The 2 wagons wher forgotten when the other property was returned
Bass, Thomas  Augustus Bass by John S. P. Bass . . .
300
. . . . .
300
.
.
Bates & McLaughlin Bates & McLaughlin . . . . . . . Office
875
875
Paid
.
Bates, F. F. Bates . . . . . . . Horse & C.
750
750
.
.
Battle, Lewis  . . . . . . . . . . .
.
Middle fork Cottonwood
Baxter, J. . . . . . . . . . . .
.
Pittsburg
Bayley, Rob. R. Bailey . . . . . . . .
50
50
Paid
.
Bazin, Mark M. Bazin . . . . . .
400
House .
400
Paid
.
Bear, J. . . . . . . . . . . .
.
Dryden Ranch Stillwater
Beawer, Mary/Bower, Marve Marve Bower . . .
900
. . . House 
900
900
.
East Fork Tavern Clear Creek
Bedford, J. M. J. M. Bedford . . . . . . . Money cash
200
200
Paid
Middletown
Bedle, B. . . . . . . . . . . .
.
under age
Beebee, P. D. P. D. Beebee . . . . . .
50
House at Pit River .
50
.
.
Beeder, J. . . . . . . . . . . .
.
Pittsburg
Beedle, John  . . . . . . . . . . .
.
Jeruselum
Bell, Andrew  . . . . . . . . . . .
.
Bates old Ranch
Bell, C. . . . . . . . . . . .
.
Ball Hills
Bell, John  John Bell . . . . . . . .
125
125
Paid
.
Benton, L. . . . . . . . . . . .
.
.
Beveridge, J. James Beveridge . . . . . . . .
1000
1000
Paid
.
Bicking, Gausett & Co. Jacob Bicking Co. . . . . . .
800
Blacksmith Shop
400
1200
.
.
Bicking, J. Jacob Bicking  . . . . . .
1600
.
400
2000
Paid
.
Birch, Hiram . . . . . . . . House Dog Town
100
100
.
by C. B. Ule Dept.
Bird, W. C. . . . . . . .
20
House Dog Town
1100
1120
Paid
by C. B. Ule Dept.
Birke, Ole . . . . . . . . . . .
Paid
Shasta
Bishop, S. M. S. M. Bishop . . . . . . . . . .
Paid
Bluffs
Black, A. W. A. M. Black . . . . . . . Stock & Lumber
2700
2700
.
Klotz Mill
Blagg, B. F. . . . . . . . . . . .
.
Jeruselum
Blair, R. . . . . . . . . . . .
.
Arbuckle
Blaker, Peter  Peter Blaker . . .
640
. . . .
842
1482
.
.
Blakesly, D. . . . . . . . . . . .
.
.
Blatz, Andrew  Andreas Platz . . . . . . . . . .
.
.
Blockburger, Berry . . . . . . . . . . .
.
.
Blundell, W. Wm. Blundell . . . . . . . .
780
780
.
over age
Boch & Mosebach R. Bock & Co. . . . . . . . .
1200
1200
Paid
.
Bohannan, E. Elliott Bohannan . . . . . . . Stock & Wagon
885
885
.
North Cottonwood
Bohll, Charles  Charles Boell . . . . . .
1500
Bakery
550
2050
Paid
Shasta
 
Bonnifield, E. R. By E. R. Bonnifield . . . . . . . . . .
Paid
Shasta
Bonnifield, W. Wm. Bonnifield . . . . . . . 2 Horses, 1 cow, 1 ox, 70 hogs
605
605
Paid
.
Borcher, Harry . . . . . . . . . . .
.
Roaring River
Bowing, DeWitt given in by M. Kinzie . . .
200
. . . Ranch & Stock
240
440
.
South Cottonwood
Boyd J. A. Geo. A. Boyd . . . . . . . .
1200
1200
Paid
.
Boyer, Harry . . . . . . . . House French Gulch
100
100
.
Buckeye
Boyer, W. R. Wm. R. Boyes . . .
125
. . . Ranch on Stillwater
280
305
Paid
.
Boyes, J. B. John B. Boyes . . .
484
. .
200
Ranch, Stock & House in Shasta
1577
2261
Paid
Clover Creek
Boyes, J. F. John F. Boyes . . .
80
. . . Ranch on Stillwater & Stock
75
155
.
under age 18 years
Bradley & Sons Bradley & Sons . . .
3244
. .
500
House in Red Bluff near Mix'
3280
7024
.
.
Bradway, J. R. J. R. Bradway . . . . . .
1000
House & Lot
1200
2200
Paid
Bluffs
Bragg & Isaacks Bragg & Isaacks . . . . . .
400
Blacksmith Shop
600
1000
.
.
Bragg, -- Hamilton Bragg . . . . . . . .
37.5
37.5
.
.
Brand & Laton M. M. Brand . . .
100
. . . Mudspred Flats Hay Ranch
544
644
.
.
Brearcliff, Stephen  Stephen Brearcliff
1
160
.
2000
. . . Cove Land & Improvements
910
2910
Paid
Bluffs
Brewer, J. W. John W. Brewer . . .
700
. . . Miners Inn, Shasta
800
800
Paid
.
Briceland, J. N. & Co.  Briceland J. N. & Co./W. N. . . . . . .
17000
Sawmill & Houses
5000
22000
.
.
Brighman, S. . . . . . . . . . . .
.
.
Bright, S. . . . . . . . . Miner On Sac. River
200
200
.
by C. B. Ule Dept.
Bringhan, Gor. . . . . . . . . . . .
Paid
.
Broathers, Richard  . . . . . . . . . . .
.
.
Brooke, Wm. P. W. T. Brooke . . . . . .
1000
Blacksmith Shop
600
1600
Paid
Bluffs
Brooks, D. . . . . . . . . . . .
Paid
.
Brousler, N. . . . . . . . . . . .
.
Dry Creek Ranch
Brown, A. A. Brown . . . . . . . Horse
60
60
.
Cottonwood
Brown, D. G. . . . . . . . . . . .
Paid
.
Brown, George  George Brown . . . . . . . .
225
225
Paid
.
Brown, J. Brown . . . . . . . 4 Horses & Wagon
800
800
Paid
.
Brown, J. G. J. G. Brown . . . . . . . . . .
Paid
.
Brown, Josiah Josiah Brown . . . . . . . .
2610
2610
.
.
Brown, W. . . . . . . . . . . .
.
.
Brownell, Hiram . . . . . . . . Eagle Hotel . .
.
.
Brumfield, A. C. . . . . . . . . Miner On Sac. River
40
40
.
by C. B. Ule Dept.
Bryan, Wm. . . . . . . . . . . .
.
.
Bryant, R. . . . . . . . . . . .
.
Jeruselum
Bryus, J. C. John C. Byrus . . . . . .
200
House
580
780
.
.
 
Buennavantura, Loderaus . . . . . . . . . . .
.
.
Bull, Baker, & Co. Bull, Baker, & Co. . . . . . .
4000
Houses in Shasta & Bluffs
35475
39475
1 Paid
.
Bull, Baker, & Co. Bull, Baker, & Co. . . . . . .
16000
Steam Grist Mill
1000
17000
.
.
Bumpass, K. V. . . . . . . . . .
50
50
.
.
Bunker, G. Given in by Sherman . . . . . . . Notes on C. Sherman
1000
1000
.
Shareholder South Fork Clear Creek Ditch Co.
Bunnel, Sam Sam Bunnel x his mark . . . . . . . .
400
400
.
Buckeye, refuses to sign his name & to render in all his property & to sware to what he has given in. 
Burbady, H. Henry Bainbridge . . .
184
. . . Ranch
410
594
.
Middle fork Cottonwood
Burgass, J. Given in by Sherman . . . . . . . Notes on C. Sherman
1000
1000
.
Shareholder South Fork Clear Creek Ditch Co.
Burgeon, J. R. . . . . . . . . . . .
Paid
Bluffs
Burger, J. T. . . . . . . . . . . .
.
Hobson Mill
Burk, Thomas  . . . . . . . . Ditch & Money Arbuckle . .
.
South Fork Company
Burkhart, Fred . . . . . . . . . . .
.
Churn Creek
Burns, B. S. Benjamin L. Burns . . .
200
. . . Ganes Flat Huling Creek
1200
1200
.
.
Burrell, M. B. M. B. Burrell . . . . . . . . . .
.
Congers Ball Hills
Burris, Rob. F. . . . . . . . . . . .
.
New Town
Burton, J. E. . . . . . . . . . . .
.
Dryden Ranch Stillwater
Butcher, John  John Boucher . . .
450
. . . Dry Creek Ranch
450
900
.
.
Butler, A. . . . . . . . . . . .
.
.
Butler, T. J. T. I. Butler . . . . . . . . . .
Paid
Bluffs
Butterfield, H. H. Butterfield . . . . . . . Waggon & Team
1200
1200
Paid
Bluffs
Bystle, D. P.  D. P. Bystle . . . . . .
1300
House in Middletown .
1300
Paid
.
Bystle, D. P.  D. P. Bystle . . . . . .
450
House in Shasta
470
920
Paid
.
. . . . . . . . .
Total Taxes for B
.
138539
.
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