HISTORY OF CANAAN87
Samuel Jones, John Scofield, Robert Barber, Ezekiel Wells, Caleb Welch and Thomas Miner are the largest taxpayers, in order, all large owners of undeveloped land.
There are 141 names on the inventory for 1795. The sum total of the tax is 182 pounds, 3 shillings and 8 pence. The largest taxpayers, in order, were John Scofield, Samuel Jones, their taxes being about $22 each; Caleb Welch, Joshua Harris, Ezekiel Wells and Richard Clark 3rd.