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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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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
C
. . . . . . . . . . .
.
.
Cadey, C. B. C. B. Catey
1
160
200
2500
. . . Ranch & improvements
1955
4655
Paid
.
California Stage Co. S. Hanson & C. L. Co. . . . . . .
500
Stages & Stock
9000
9500
.
.
Callahan, J. J. Callahan . . . . . .
3300
Houses Shasta
9400
12700
Paid
.
Callison, J. D. . . . . . . . . . . .
.
Stillwater at Kenn
Cam, C. F. . . . . . . . . . . .
.
.
Campton, A. P. A. P. Compton . . .
560
. . . Ranch & stock
575
1135
.
Clover Creek
Cane, J. O. Jon Kane . . . . . . . . . .
Paid
Bluffs
Caralen, F. A. F. A. Carrlen . . .
200
. . . Ranch & stock
3560
3860
.
.
Carmichael, C. . . . . . . . . . . .
.
Pittsburg
Carnes, Joseph  Joseph Carnes . . . . . . . .
75
75
.
.
Carpenter, A. D. A. D. Carpenter . . . . . . . .
45
45
Paid
Bluffs
Carpenter, O. . . . . . . . . . . .
.
Jeruselum
Carter & Davies L. L. Carter . . .
650
. . . Ranch & stock
285
935
.
Ranch on Cottonwood
Carter, J. P. I. J. Carter . . . . . . . .
80
80
.
Ranch on Cottonwood
Carter, John & Reynolds John Carter . . .
520
. . . .
1074
1594
.
South Cottonwood
Cash, L. . . . . . . . . . . .
.
Middle Fork of Cottonwood 
Cate, John  . . . . . . . . . . .
.
Buckeye
Caulk, E. W. E. W. Caulk . . . . . . . . . .
Paid
.
Cavert, M. C. . . . . . . .
2400
Two Houses .
2400
.
Assessed by the Assessor Bluffs
Cecelia, Arevear . . . . . . . . Mexican at Bluffs . .
.
in mouron employ
Chaffee, Primouse . . . .
600
. . . Ranch
2400
3000
.
Salt Creek
Chamberlan & Smith Richard Chamberlin & Co. . . . . . . . saw mill & stock
3700
3700
.
French Gulch
Chamberlan, Richard  Richard Chamberlin . . .
200
. .
250
house & ranch
200
650
.
French Gulch
Chancey, A. A. A. A. Chauncey . . . . . . . . . .
.
.
Chancey, A. G. . . . . . . . . . . .
.
By . B. Ule Dept.
Chancey, Cinther Mrs. Cynthia Chauncey . . . . . . . .
400
400
.
.
Chapman, R. . . . . . . . . . . .
.
Watson Gulch
Chapple, J. N. J. N. Chappel . . . . . .
300
House & lot Shasta
500
1000
Paid
.
Chillson, Newman . . . . . . . . . . .
.
Shasta
Chism, Seth . . . . . . . . . . .
.
Turbush Ranch
Clapper, E. E. Clapper . . . . . . . Horse
100
100
.
Lower Mills
Clark, D. T. D. T. Clark . . . . . .
500
Slaughter house French Gulch
5627
6127
Paid
.
Clark, E. N. Ephraim N. Clark . . . . . .
500
House
130
630
.
.
Clark, Jack . . . . . . . . . . .
.
Duncan Ranch
Clark, S. D. . . . . . . . . . . .
.
Centered in Colusa Co. - lives Bluffs
Clayton, J. M. J. M. Clayton . . .
200
. . . Ranch below Emgt Ferry
200
400
Paid
.
Clemmings, I. . . . . . . . . . . .
.
Pittsburg
Clesey, Daid deceased J. Callahan agent . . . . . .
2000
House Shasta . .
.
.
Clough, N. & A. N. Clough . . .
450
. . . Ranch on Big Cow Creek
485
935
.
.
 
Cobb, G. A. & Tatam S. S. Coble . . .
400
. . . Ranch & stock hay
400
880
.
South Cottonwood
Coldwell, J. . . . . . . . . . . .
.
Pittsburg
Coleman, -- . . . . . . . . . . .
.
18 years old
Coleman, Phebe Wm. Meyer for S. Colburn . . . . . .
800
House & lot Shasta
2800
3600
.
.
Colling, L. C. Leadrton Collins . . . . . . . . . .
Paid
Pittsburg
Collings, W. . . . . . . . . . . .
Paid
.
Collingwood, G. . . . . . . . . . . .
.
Churn Creek
Colwell, I. . . . . . . . . . . .
.
Higgins Ranch Little Cow Creek
Congar, W. K. W. K. Conger . . .
250
. . . House & Stock
640
890
.
.
Conger & Dunnell Conger & Dannlly . . .
2000
. . . Stock & Ranch 2 oxen
1905
3905
.
Ball Hills
Conger, W. Given in by Sherman . . . . . . . Notes on C. Sherman
1000
1000
.
Shareholder South Fork Clear Creek Ditch Co.
Conner & Stephens . . . .
540
. . . Ranch
1045
1785
.
.
Conner, J. E. J. E. Conner . . .
700
. . . Ranch & Stock
1000
1700
.
This is part of Dyer Tract
Connor, J. M. . . . . . . . . Dog Creek Property ditch
100
100
.
By . B. Ule Dept.
Contrarus, Parble . . . . . . . . . . .
.
Mexican Shasta
Contraus, Ygnacia Ygnacia Contruas x his mark . . . . . . . Mules & Saddles
2000
2000
Paid
Mexician Packer Bluffs
Conway, Richard  Richard Conway . . . . . . . show stock
300
300
Paid
French Gulch
Conway, Wm. . . . . . . . . .
900
900
Paid
.
Cook, A. R. . . . . . . . . .
35
35
.
By . B. Ule Dept.
Copeland, H. . . . . . . . . ? . .
.
Hontown
Copeland, H. C. H. C. Copeland . . . . . . . Mules & Wagon
2425
2425
Paid
Bluffs
Corbus, A. . . . . . . . . . . .
Paid
McKay
Cornelius, I. A. . . . . . . . . . . .
Paid
Jeruselum
Cornelius, W. P. . . . . . . . . . . .
.
20 years old
Cortney, J. E. . . . . . . . . . . .
.
Stillwater
Coulter, S. M. . . . . . . . . . . .
Paid
.
Cox, W. A. . . . . . . . . . . .
.
18 yrs old exempt from pole tax
Craig, Alex Alex Craig
1
160
.
500
. .
1200
.
1300
3150
Paid
Bluffs
Crampton, J. . . . . . . . . . . .
.
Roaring River
Crane, O. A. . . . . . . . . Ditch & Money Arbuckle . .
Paid
South Fork Company
Crasant . . . . . . . . Mexican . .
.
Lives in Raymond old House
Criss, John  John Criss by Woodman . . . . . . . .
75
75
.
Woodmans Ranch
Crocker, E. F. E. F. Crocker . . . . . . . mill & d
1326
1326
Paid
.
Croning, W. Mr. Croming . . . . . . . . . .
Paid
Bluffs
Croslin, John  . . . . . . . . . . .
.
Jeruselum
Cross, James  . . . . . . . . .
50
50
.
.
Crow, J. G. . . . . . . . . Dog Creek Property ditch
40
40
.
By . B. Ule Dept.
Crowe, John M. . . . . . . . . . . .
.
.
Crowell, James  James E. Crowell . . . . . .
1100
House Shasta
100
1200
Paid
.
Crume, J. . . . . . . . . . . .
.
Stillwater at Dryoons
Crumely, Thomas  . . . . . . . . . . .
Paid
.
Cuddeback, Henry  . . . . . . . . Ditch & Money Arbuckle
439
439
Paid
South Fork Company
Curl, A. W. . . . . . . . . . . .
.
not of age
Curl, R. . . . . . . . . . . .
.
Flins Ranch
Curley, Richard  . . . . . . . . . . .
.
Stillwater ?
Currin, L. . . . . . . . . . . .
.
.
Curtiss, H. A. H. A. Curtiss . . . . . .
900
House Shasta
940
1840
.
.
Cushing, J. J. Cushing . . . . . . . .
875
875
.
.
. . . . . . . . .
Total Taxes for C
.
82497
.
.
 
D
. . . . . . . . . . .
.
.
Dads & Ludwig W. Ludwig . . .
878
. . . Ranch & stock & bridge
880
1758
.
Bridge on South Cottonwood
Daigh, James  James Daigh . . . . . .
13000
ouse & Co.
4335
17335
Paid
.
Danford, Freeman F. Danford . . .
680
. . . .
915
1595
.
Ranch on Sac. River West side
Danford, Wm. . . . . . . . . . . .
.
Ranch on Sac. River West side
Dangerfield & Broathy L. C. Daingerfield . . .
3970
. . . Ranch & stock & Ferry
2175
6145
.
.
Danley & Co. . . . . . . .
100
House F. Gulch . .
.
.
Danley, John  John Denlen . . .
250
. . . House near town Shasta
350
600
Paid
.
Davice, W. L. C. Daingerfield . . . . . . . . . .
.
Simmons Ranch
Davise, S. T. given in by J. J. Carter . . . . . . . Stock
960
960
.
Ranch on main Cottonwood
Dawson, T. W. Tho. W. Dawson . . . . . .
500
House & Office
12000
12500
.
.
Dennson, W. H. W. H. Denison . . . . . . . . . .
Paid
.
Deweer, E. W. . . . . . . . . . . .
.
.
Dewitt, R. O. . . . . . . . . . . .
Paid
Pittsburg
Difley, Edward  E. Difley .
4
.
100
. . . .
25
250
Paid
Bluffs
Dilts, Joseph  Joseph Dilts . . . . . . . Mules & Clover Creek
195
195
.
.
Dinsmoor, J. J. Dinsmoor x his mark . . .
200
. . . Four mile house
295
695
Paid
.
Direse, W. . . . . . . . . . . .
.
Bluffs
Dissellhurst, G. G. Diestelhorst . . .
200
. .
2000
Ranch on Clover Creek
2697
4897
Paid
1600 to be deducted on act. of morgages held by Crocker & Lewis
Dix, Richard  Wm. C. Dix . . . . . . . .
125
125
Paid
.
Doll, J. G. J. G. Doll . . . . . .
250
House
12850
13100
Paid
Bluffs
Domnaques, C. C. Domingue . . . . . . . .
300
300
.
Bluffs
Donoham & Myers given in Shouse . . .
150
. . . Ranch & mules
315
465
.
Ranch above Charleys
Dougherty, Charles  . . . . . . . . Dogtown
50
50
.
By C. B. Ule Dept.
Downer, A. L. A. L. Downer .
23
300
. . .
1500
Dwelling House Shasta
900
2700
.
.
Downer, J. W. A. L. Downer agt. . . . .
2
500
500
Store House & Co. Shasta
4000
5000
Paid
.
Downs, James  Jas. Downs . . .
815
. . . Ranch & Sacramento River
475
1290
.
.
Dowthlott, James  J. D. Dowthett . . . . . .
50
House Pittsburg
66
116
.
.
Drake, Hiram . . . . . . . . Dogtown
150
150
.
By C. B. Ule Dept.
Dryden, L. T. L. T. Dryden . . .
1000
. . . Ranch on Stillwater
2775
3775
.
.
Duagor, -- D. Maryon . . . . . . . .
75
75
.
Mexican Bluffs
Duffy, J. D. . . . . . . . . . . .
.
.
Duncan, James  ass. By Hughes . . .
100
. . . Ranch .
100
.
Mid. Fork of Cottonwood
Duncan, T. C. Y. C. Duncan . . .
660
. . . Duncans Ranch
450
1110
Paid
.
Dunlap, J. M. & Hooper Henry O. Hooper . . .
210
. . . Ranch & mule teams
1567
1777
.
Ranch near Smith Emergrant Rd
Dunlap, James  . . . . . . . . . . .
.
.
Dunn, D. D. Dunn . . . . . . . .
50
50
Paid
Bluffs
Durant, J. J. Durant . . . . . . . Shasta
75
75
Paid
.
Dye, J. F. G. F. Dye . .
2590
. . . . .
3137¼
.
.
. . . . . . . . .
Total Taxes for D
.
80268
.
.
 
E
. . . . . . . . . . .
.
.
Eagle Creek Group given in by McKay . . . . . . . Water Ditch
2000
2000
.
.
Earl, T. . . . . . . . . . . .
Paid
.
Eastman, S. L. Eastman . . . . . . . .
500
500
.
Texas Springs
Eaton, James  James Eaton . . . . . . . .
50
50
.
.
Ehrman, H. . . . . . . . . . . .
.
Pittsburgh
Elliot, T. G. T. G. Elliot . . . . . .
500
Blacksmith shop Shasta
500
1000
Paid
Fawl Eleaser
Elmore, --- . . . . . . . . . . .
.
.
Elmore, H. T. H. T. Elmore . . . . . . . Hay
102
102
Paid
.
Elmore, W. H. W. H. Elmore . . . . . . . Stock
4703
4703
Paid
.
Elsaser, P. . . . . . . .
1500
Brewery & House
100
1600
Paid
.
Empire State Ditch&Mining Co Wm. G. Kirkham . . . . . . . .
4500
4500
.
.
England, S. Smith England . . . . . . . . . .
.
.
Esdale, Gilbert . . . . . . . . .
1200
1200
.
.
Everett, J. J. Everett . . . . . . . Mule
100
100
.
Jeruslim
Everts, L. Lucian Everts . . . . . .
300
House in Shasta
600
900
Paid
.
Exlay, G. J. J. J. Escley . . . . . . . .
175
175
.
Buckeye
. . . . . . . . .
Total Taxes for E
.
16830
.
.
 
F
. . . . . . . . . . .
.
.
Fagg & Shaffer Wm. Fagg & Co. . . . . . .
2000
Horse & Blacksmith shop
1000
3000
Paid
Bluffs
Farley, John  John Farley x his mark . . . . . .
400
Horses
400
400
.
.
Farrel, S. . . . . . . . . . . .
.
.
Fay, Prescot . . . . . . . . . . .
.
.
Ferrell, J. Jonathan Ferrell . . .
150
. . . Ranch & main
150
300
.
.
Flansburgh, C. W. C. W. Flansburgh . . . . . . . . . .
.
Shasta
Fleming, Louis Lewis Fleming . . . . . . . Ditch on Eagle Creek
200
200
Paid
.
Fletcher, James  J. H. Fletcher . . . . . . . .
1200
1200
.
.
Follansbee, J. S. John S. Follansbee . . . . . . . Cattle, Horses & money
2415
2415
Paid
Shasta
Fox, John  . . . . . . . . . . .
.
Shasta
Francis, S. Samuel Francis . . . . . . . 2 Billiard tables & fixtures
1000
1000
Paid
.
Frank & Brothers . . . . . . . . Trading Post & stock
3525
3500
Paid
French Gulch
Frank, David  . . . . . . .
150
House Dogtown
380
530
.
Dog Creek by C. B. Ule Dept.
Frank, Gosta Futo Franco . . . . . . . . . .
.
Bluffs
Frankling Quartz Co. Given in by John Syme . . . . . . . Quartz mill on F. Gulch
2500
2500
Paid
.
Freeman, J. Jr. John Freeman . . . . . . . Stock
665
665
.
East side Sac. River
Freeman, J. T. J. F. Freeman . . .
425
. . . Ranch & Stock hay
1000
1425
Exmpt
East side Sac. River
Freeman, Tho. A. Thos. A. Freeman
1
160
1200
4100
. . . Farm & Stock
1500
6840
Paid
.
Freland, John  given by wife . . . . . . . Wagon
100
100
.
Klotz Mill
French, C. H. . . . . . . . . . . .
.
Pittsburg
Fry, Isaac . . . . . . . . House Dogtown
75
75
.
Dog Creek by C. B. Ule Dept.
Fuller, L. . . . . . . . . House Dogtown
50
50
.
Dog Creek by C. B. Ule Dept.
Fuller, Wm.  . . . . . . . . Sawmill & Lumber
4000
4000
Paid
Dog Creek by C. B. Ule Dept.
Furgeson, E. . . . . . . . . . . .
.
Arbuckle
Furguson, G. W. G. W. Ferguson . . .
70
. . . Ranch
539
609
Paid
Ranch at Black Butte East. Sac.
Furguson, S. & W. . . . .
360
. . . .
755
1115
.
given by Inskipp
Furgusson, D. D. Fergusson . . . . . . . .
640
640
.
Bluffs
Furguston, James  . . . . . . . . . . .
Paid
Buckeye
Furley, C. C. . . . . . . . . . . .
.
18 years of age Shasta
. . . . . . . . .
Total Taxes for F
.
27284
.
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