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List of taxables in North Carolina for the year 1767 and report on Church of England parishes
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Volume 07, Pages 540-541

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[From N. C. Letter Book S. P. G.]
Return of the Names of the Counties and Parishes—Estimate of 1767 the White Taxables in the Province of North Carolina—Remarks on the Ability of the Respective Parishes, and the Names of the Clergy established by Presentation from the Governor.
COUNTY.
PARISH.
NO. OF WHITE TAXABLES A. DOM. 1767
REMARKS.
Anson
St. George
696
The inhabitants in general poor & incapable to support a Minister
Beaufort
St. Thomas
110
The Revd Mr. Stewart Incumbent—By presentation.
Bertie
Society
930
Capable to Maintain & willing to receive a Minister.
Bladen
St. Martin
791
The inhabitants in midling circumstances.
Brunswick
St. Philips
224
Inhabitants mostly Gentlemen.
Bute
St. Johns
1299
The Revd Mr Cupples Incumbent—By presentation.
Carteret
St. Johns
470
Similar to Anson County.
Chowan
St. Pauls
900
The Revd Mr Earl Incumbent—Never applied for Induction.
Craven
Christ Church
1378
The Revd Mr. Reed Incumbent—By presentation.
Cumberland
St. Davids
899
Mostly Scotch—Support a Presbyterian Minister.
Currituck
Currituck
400
Similar to Anson County.
Dobbs
St. Patrick
1268
The Revd Mr. Miller Incumbent—By presentation.
Duplin
St. Gabriel
1071
The Revd Mr. Hobart Briggs Incumbent—By presentation.
Edgecomb
St. Mary
1200
Able to support & willing to receive a Minister.
Granville
Granville
1022
Able to support & willing to receive a Minister.
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Halifax
Edgcomb
1500
The Revd Mr Burgess Incumbent by Act of Assembly passed in 1764.
Hertford
St. Barnabas
900
Able to make provision for a Minister.
Hyde
St. George
441
Similar to Anson County.
Johnston
St. Stephen
1229
Able to make provision for a Minister.
Mecklenburg
St. Martin
1600
Mostly Presbyterians.
New Hanover
St. James
511
Able to support, tho' expressed no desire to receive an inducted Minister.
Northampton
St. George
1600
Intended for the Revd Mr Barnett—Good Parish.
Onslow
St. John
716
Willing to receive tho' hardly capable of making provision for Minister
Orange
St. Matthew
3573
The Revd Mr Micklejohn Incumbent—by presentation.
Pasquotank
St. John
433
The Revd Mr Fiske Incumbent—by presentation—Weak Parish.
Perquimans
Berkley
900
Inhabitants in midling Circumstances.
Pitt
St. Michael
775
Small County—willing to make Provision for a Minister.
Rowan
St. Luke
3000
Very able—Mostly presbyterians.
Tryon
St. Thomas
Too unsettled to make provision for a Minister.
Tyrrell
St. Andrew
594
Similar to Anson County.
30730

Note—The Taxables of Tryon County are included in those of Mecklenburg from which it was divided last November.