What is this county close to? All help appreciated. Thanks, Ann email@example.com Dicey, Elizabeth Wilson, and Sarah Wilson are all my my family tree
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South Carolina In 1806 sundry female "persons of Colour" resident in Richland District petitioned the Senate concerning the discriminatory tax levied on them: Dicey, Elizabeth Wilson Sarah Wilson [South Carolina Archives, General Assembly Petitions, ND 1885, frames 382-6]. A petition in 1809 asked that the Senate excuse "people of color and free Negroes" who paid property tax from paying the capitation tax: Jehu Jones, James Wilson In August 1809 in Marion District Thomas Hagans refused to pay the levy "upon all Free Negros, Mulatoes and Meztizos," claiming he was a white man. In October 1812 the court ruled that he was of Portuguese descent and acquitted him [NCGSJ IX:259]. The sheriff of Richland District petitioned the House of Representatives asking to be released from payment of $263 in uncollected taxes from the "Free people of Colour" due to the difficulty he had in finding them, "on account of the peculiar situation of their place of residence." He owed $4 each as follows: 1821,Michael Wilson, , Phillip Gibbs, 1822,Michael Wilson, Thos Wilson, A. Wilson, Ephraim Wilson, Gideon Gibson,Lewis Jones, [South Carolina Archives, General Assembly Petitions, S165015, N.D. 1796, Roll ST1429, Frames 786-92].