Source Information

Ancestry.com. Kentucky, U.S., Tax Lists, 1799-1801 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2006.
Original data: Clift, G. Glenn. Second Census of Kentucky, 1800. Baltimore, MD, USA: Genealogical Publishing Co., 2005.

About Kentucky, U.S., Tax Lists, 1799-1801

This "second census" of Kentucky is an alphabetical list of 32,000 taxpayers and is based on original tax lists on file in the Kentucky Historical Society.

Information given includes the county of residence and the date of the tax list in which the individual is listed. The genealogist finding a name of interest can then refer to the tax list (all are on microfilm), where he will find such information as the amount of land owned and its location, the number of individuals in various categories attached to the household, and other background information.