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Levin Wheeler Tax Records
The following tax records were taken from micro film at the Mississippi Archives in Jackson, MS. They are from various DeSoto County, MS Tax Rolls.

1840 Tax Roll
Number of white pols - 1 (males of voting age, webmasters note)
Number of mules above 5 - 1
State tax due $1.00

1841 Tax Roll
100 acres land - value $1000
White pols - 1
Slaves - 2
Watches - $15
Tax $4.57

1842 Tax Roll
1 Watch value $10.00
1 poll
# of slaves 5-60 - 1
Tax $1.30

1845 Tax Roll
Value of Watches - $10
# of white pols - .50 each
# of slaves over 5 and under 65 - 2 (.75 each)
# of slaves under 5 - 3 (.25 each)
State Tax - $2.85

1846 Tax Roll
# of slaves under 60 - 6 (.60)
# of free white polls between 20 and 50 - 1 (.50)
Total Tax $4.10

1848 Tax Roll
# of slaves - 8
# of free white polls - 1
1 Watch $10 Value

1850 Land Tax Record
Div of Section
Section
Township
Range AcresValue/acreTotal Value
NW 1/4
29
3 7 1606.00$960
NE 1/4
30
3 7 1606.00$960

1851 Tax Roll
1 Watch $10 Value
# of cattle over 20 head - 3 (1/2 cent each)
# of slaves under 60 - 7 (.30) # of white polls - 1 (.25) Total tax 2.16 and 1/2

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