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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
S
. . . . . . . . . . .
.
.
S. F. Clear Creek Co. . . . . . . . . Water Ditch
1250
1250
.
Given in by McKay
Sadler, F. A. . . . . . . . . .
125
125
.
.
Saltsman, David  Given in by Mullus . . .
250
. . . Ranch & Stock
740
990
.
South Cottonwood
Sample, W. . . . . . . . . . . .
Paid
.
Sanbourn & Black Sanbourn & Black . . .
2500
. . . Hotel & c
1560
4060
Paid
.
Sandford, D. David Sanford . . . . . .
100
House & c Bluffs
50
150
.
.
Saxton, G. T. . . . . . . . . . . .
.
Hobson Mill
Scherwer, B. Barnhard Scherwer . . . . . . . .
150
150
Paid
.
Schock, W. S. Wm. S. Schoch . . . . . . . Money
1200
1200
.
.
Schwaub, C. W. . . . . . . . . . . .
.
.
Scoot & Keating W. A. Scott & Co. . . . . . . . Boot & Shoe Store Shasta
400
400
Paid
.
Scoot, J. V. John V. Scot . . . . . . . Spring Creek Ditch
3669
3669
Paid
.
Scott, E. given in by McKay . . . . . . . Water Ditch . .
.
Shareholder in the Eagle Ditch
Seaman, --- . . . . . . . . . . .
.
Qurtshill Mining Co.
Seeliy, Simon Simon Seely . . . . . . . Segar Store Shasta
1500
1500
Paid
.
Selzer, David  David Selcez . . .
390
. . . Ranch Clover Creek
940
1330
.
.
Sentz, Joseph  . . . . . . .
100
Dog Town
256
356
Paid
By Ule Dept.
Sewell, H. . . . . . . . . . . .
.
.
Shafer, John  John Shafer  . . . . . . . Shasta . .
.
.
Shannon, George  . . . . . . . . . . .
.
Hobson Mill
Sharman, Geo. George Sharman
1
12
500
200
. . . Ranch & improvements
3561
4261
Paid
.
Shaw, James  James Shaw . . . . . . . .
350
350
Paid
.
Shearer, Josh. . . . . . . . . . . .
Paid
.
Sheldin, S. D. S. B. Sheedan
1
320
. .
4
500
. .
370
2150
Paid
.
Shepardson & Jones Shepardson & Jones . . .
420
. . . Ranch & Stock
705
1125
.
East of Sac. River
Sherman, C. Charles Sherman . . . . . . . Horses & c
260
260
.
.
Shin, Owin . . . . . . . . . . .
.
Flins Ranch
Shinheaver, Mrs. B. Lou Comer Jas Lou Lafever . . . . . .
350
House in French Gulch .
350
.
Dutch Woman
Shivley, C. & Co. C. Shibley & Co. . . . . . .
3000
American Hotel
675
3675
Paid
Shasta
Shloos, M. M. Shlose . . . . . .
1200
House & lot Shasta
1200
2400
Paid
.
Short, Anderson Given in by Mrs. Short . . . . . . . .
1225
.
Paid
North Fork Cottonwood
Shrum, Jacob J. F. Shurm . . . . . . . Money
3000
.
.
Emegrant Ferry
Shuford, D. M. Given in by Mrs. Shuford . . .
1636
. . . Ranch on Oak Run
2410
4040
.
.
Shull, Tom . . . . . . . . . . .
.
Jeruselem
Shumaker, C. A. . . . . . . . . .
200
200
Paid
By Ule Dept.
Shurman, G. . . . . . . . . . . .
.
Sulphur Springs East of Sac. R.
Shurtleff, B. Benj. Shurtleff . . . . . .
9000
Houses in Shasta
3020
12020
Paid
.
Shurtleff, Harry H. J. Shurtleff . . . . . .
700
.
100
800
.
.
Silver, --- . . . . . . . . . . .
.
Buckeye
Silverthorn, Geo. Geo Silverthorn . . .
204
. . . House & Ferry
744
948
.
.
Simmons, W. H. Wm. H. Simmons . . . . . . . Morgages & c.
612
612
.
Frank Bates old Ranch
Simpson, D. . . . . . . . . . . .
Paid
.
Simpson, Thomas  . . . . . . . . . . .
.
Mill Big Cow Creek
 
Skeen, W. . . . . . . . . . . .
.
Dangrfield Ranch
Skillman & Dosh Skillman & Dosh . . . . . .
1000
Printing office
4000
5000
Paid
.
Skillman, A. Archd. Skillman . . . . . . . .
250
250
Paid
.
Slack, Doct. R. M. R. N. Slack . . . . . . . Horse & c
160
160
Paid
.
Smith, A. . . . . . . . . . . .
Paid
.
Smith, Harvey . . . . . . . . Ditch & Money Arbuckle . .
.
South Fork Company
Smith, Havey . . . . . . . . . . .
.
.
Smith, J. W. L. W. Smith . . . . . .
200
House in French Gulch .
200
Paid
.
Smith, John  . . . . . . . . . . .
Paid
Jeruselem
Smith, Joseph  J. Smith . . . . . . . Pains Cattle Ranch C. Creek
500
500
.
.
Smith, Joseph & Co. Smith & Co. . . .
1700
. . . Pains old Ranch C. Creek
1345
3045
.
.
Smith, M. E. C. H. Smith . . . . . .
1000
Shasta Hotel
250
1250
Paid
.
Smith, N. Given in by Thatcher . . .
300
. . . Ranch & horse
150
450
.
Ranch on Bear Creek
Smith, N. N. Smith . . . . . . . Horse & c
100
100
.
Beaver Creek
Smith, S. . . . . . . . . . . .
Paid
.
Smith, S. J. Saml. L. Smith . . .
390
. . . Ranch on Roaring River Poultry
825
.
.
.
Smith, W. T. . . . . . . . . . . .
.
Ball Hill
Smith, W. W. Wm. W. Smith . . .
200
. . . Ranch & Stock & c.
5940
6140
.
.
Snider, M. H. . . . . . . . . . . .
.
Eagle Creek Ranch
Snow, B. Given by Waggoner . . .
180
. . . Ranch .
180
.
Cow Creek
Soloman, A. & S. A. & S. Soloman . . . . . . . Clothing Store Shasta
3000
3000
Paid
.
Sophiarones, Sapada Sapada Sophiarina x her mark . . . . . .
300
House . .
.
Mexican Woman Bluffs
South Fork Company . . . . . . . . Ditch & Money Arbuckle . .
.
.
Spencer, J. D. . . . . . . . . . . .
.
.
Spohn, M. . . . . . . . . . . .
.
Smith Ranch
Spraker, Alx Alexander Spraker . . . . . . . .
900
900
.
Bluffs
Steadman, --- . . . . . . . . Water Ditch F. Gulch
1500
1500
Paid
.
Stepp, Erastus . . . . . . . . . . .
.
.
Stetson, A. L. Aaron L. Stetson . . . . . . . .
400
400
.
Wagoners on Cow Creek
Stevens, Price . . . . . . . . . . .
.
Middleworth Ranch Oak un
Stevenson, A. J. A. J. Stevenson . . . . . .
6000
Store Shasta
31713
37713
Paid
.
Stevenson, D.  . . . . . . . . . . .
.
Mill on Cow Creek
Stevenson, R. R. Stevenson . . . . . . . .
1200
1200
Paid
.
Steward, B. W. B. W. Stewart . . . . . . . Ox Team
650
650
Paid
.
Stiles & Sun Reuben Son . . .
500
. . . Ranch Below Johnson Ferry 
655
1155
.
Sac. Riv.
Stiles & Vanwinkle Styles & Vanwinkle . . . . . . . .
3300
3300
Paid
packers Bluffs
Stiller & Leschinsky Alex Stiller & Leshinsky . . . . . .
900
Kossuth House Shasta
730
1630
.
.
Stoddard, W. B.  . . . . . . . . . . .
Paid
.
Stoddard, W. B. & Co. Stoddard & Co. . . . . . .
1500
House in French Gulch mules
2430
3930
.
.
Stought, A. H. A. H. Stout . . . . . . . . . .
Paid
.
Street, H. C. H. C. Street . . . . . . . . . .
Paid
Pittsburgh
Strictlind, J. C. J. C. Strickland . . . . . .
250
Ball Ally French Gulch .
250
.
over age
Strong, Franklin Given by Moor . . . . . . . interest in ditch
100
100
Paid
Buckeye
Stroud, S. E. & M. T. N. Stroud . . .
290
. . . Ranch on Clover Creek
272
562
.
.
Stucker, A. J. A. J. Stucker . . . . . . . .
525
525
.
.
Suce, Robert  . . . . . . . . . . .
.
Texas Springs
Susor, John  . . . . . . . . .
50
50
.
Pittsburgh
Sylvester, A. M. . . . . . . . . . . .
.
Churn Creek
. . . . . . . . .
Total Taxes for S
.
112461
.
.
 
T
. . . . . . . . . . .
.
.
Tagart, G. G. I. Taggart . . . . . . . . . .
.
.
Talman & Sheperdson D. Sheperdson & James Talman . . .
650
. . . Ranch
565
1215
.
.
Talman, James  James Tallman . . .
250
. . . Stock
1086
1336
.
near Hontoon Cottonwood
Tappy, Padro . . . .
100
. . . Mexican above Parkers R
100
100
.
Pitt River
Tarter, J. W. J. W. Tarter . . . . . .
1000
Houses at the Bluffs . .
.
.
Tarter, J. W. J. W. Tarter . . . . . .
7000
Saw Mill on Clear Creek
1200
9200
Paid
.
Taylor, E. D. E. B. Taylor . . . . . . . Money
3000
3000
Paid
.
Taylor, L. . . . . . . . . .
300
300
Paid
.
Taylor, N. . . . . . . . . . . .
.
Eagle Creek Ranch
Terry, Lous Lewis Terry . . . . . .
500
House at Pittsburg & Barn
239
739
Paid
Pittsburg
Thatcher, E. T. E. T. Thatcher . . .
525
. . . Ranch & Stock
600
1125
.
Ranch on Bear Creek
Thomas C. C. Thomas . . . . . . . Horse
32
32
.
.
Thomas, J. H. . . . . . . . . . . .
.
Pitt River
Thompson, J. . . . . . . . . . . .
.
.
Thompson, J. . . . . . . . . . . .
.
.
Thurman, J. B. . . . . . . . . . . .
Paid
.
Thurman, Santford S. Thurman by wife . . .
200
. . . Ranch on Churn Creek
343
543
.
.
Thurman, W. . . . . . . . . . . .
.
19 years old exempt from Pole Tax
Ting, Amos . . . . . . . . . . .
Paid
North fork Cottonwood
Titus, D. . . . . . . . . . . .
Paid
.
Titus, H. H. Titus . . . . . . . Mule & goods
900
900
.
Jeruselum
Tomlinson & Wood Tomlinson & Wood . . . . . .
7500
Store & Houses - Shasta & Bluffs
20000
27500
Paid
.
Towers, Jason . . . . . . . . .
6000
6000
.
.
Towers, L. H. . . . .
12000
. . . Tower House .
12000
.
.
Tracey, Wm. W. Wm. W. Tracy . . . . . .
600
House Shasta
50
650
.
.
Tracy, H. . . . . . . . . Drives Stephenson Team . .
.
.
Trampler, J. C. & Co. C. Trumpley & Co. . . . . . .
150
House
8000
8150
Paid
Bluffs 
Tringle, --- . . . . . . . . . . .
.
Quarts Hill Mining Co.
Tucker, J. J. . . . . . . . . . . .
.
.
Tucker, S. S. S. S. Tucker . . . . . .
400
House
250
650
.
.
Tull, Kingly, & Ritch Tull & Co. . . . . . .
1000
Hotel & Correl
1520
2520
Paid
Shasta
Turbush & Chism P. F. Terbush . . .
1500
. . . Ranch & Stock
1700
3200
.
.
Tutt, U. J. U. J. Tutt . . . . . . . .
850
850
.
Hobson Mill
Tuttle, Joseph  Given in by J. Ball . . .
350
. . . Ranch & Stock
280
630
.
Middle fork Cottonwood
. . . . . . . . .
Total Taxes for T
.
80640
.
.
 
U
. . . . . . . . . . .
.
.
Ule, C. B. . . . . . . . . Mule
100
100
Paid
Shasta
Ulham, Ansel . . . . . . . . . . .
.
Jeruselum
Ultz, Christ. Christopher Ultz . . .
562
. . . Ranch on Little Cow Creek
1110
1672
.
.
. . . . . . . . .
Total Taxes for U
.
1772
.
.
 
V
. . . . . . . . . . .
.
.
Vancil, T. Timothy Vencil . . . . . . . . . .
.
Salt Creek
Vandorn, C. H. . . . . . . . . . . .
.
Jeruselum
Vandozen, J. B. Vanduzen . . . . . . . .
650
650
Paid
.
VanSchick, J. J. VanSchick . . . . . .
1400
House & Lot Shasta
2000
3400
Paid
.
Vanvalzah, P. M. . . . . . . . . . . .
.
Jeruselum
Vanwie & King Van Wie & King . . . . . . . .
2500
2500
Paid
.
Vanwie, A. Andrew Van Wie . . . . . . . Provision Store Shasta
1000
1000
Paid
.
Vanwie, A. J. A. N. Van Wie . . . . . .
1300
Butcher Shop & c.
1200
1200
Paid
.
Vary, L. . . . . . . .
50
Dog Town property .
50
.
By Ule Dept. 
Veach, J. A. John A. Veatch
1
160
.
200
. . . Gov. Land & improvement
100
300
.
Bluffs
Veach, J. A. Jr. John A. Veatch for D. Mitchl . . . . . .
1200
American .
1200
.
Bluffs
Vernon, Ned Samuel Smith . . .
198
. . . Ranch on Dry Creek
1585
1783
Paid
.
Vincent, Butler, & Webb Vincent, Butler, & Webb
2
320
.
2000
. .
5000
Gov. Land & Luna House
1450
9050
Paid
Thi Land was intered as Real Estate
Vosburgh, George  George Vosburgh . . .
2000
. . . .
210
2210
.
.
Vosher, N. N. Vosher . . . . . . . Sadler Shasta
300
300
Paid
.
. . . . . . . . .
Total Taxes for V
.
24843
.
.
 
 
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