Freeholders Lists c.(1798-1817)

Freeholders were defined by Statute, from the Laws of 1786, as persons possessing real property worth at least 60 pounds, above all mortgages and other encumbrances. Freeholders had voting rights in elections and could also serve on jury panels. This list, dated June 20th 1800 is from the Town of Neversink, now in Sullivan County.