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SCOTT COUNTY ARKANSAS**

1880 AGRICULTURAL CENSUS

BLANSETT TOWNSHIP

Transcribed by Delaine Edwards

**J.R. Hutchison** owned 7 acres of improved land, 33 acres of improved permanent meadows
and 30 acres of unimproved woodland valued at $200. He had $5 worth of farm implements and
$150 worth of livestock. Estimated farm production for 1879 is faded and illegible. He had
3 horses, 2 milch cows which had both calved and 4 other cattle. Butter production was 20
pounds. He had 25 swine, 11 barnyard poultry and 40 other poultry; egg production was 15
dozen. 10 acres of Indian Corn produced 200 bushels and 6 acres of cotton produced 3 bales.
He had planted 1/8 acre of sweet potatoes but no production was listed. He cut 7 cords of wood
valued at $3.
**E. Cartwright** owned 12 acres of improved land and 140 acres of woodland valued at $275.
He had $3 worth of farm implements and $150 worth of livestock. Estimated farm production for
the previous year was $40. He had 2 horses, 4 cows which had dropped 2 calves and 8 other
cattle. He had sold 2 head of cattle and butter production was 100 pounds. He had 20 swine,
15 barnyard poultry and 20 other poultry which had produced 100 dozen eggs. 6 acres of Indian
Corn produced 100 bushels and 9 acres of cotton produced 5 bales.
**J.A. Wilson** owned 14 acres of improved land and 5 acres of permanent meadows, pastures,
orchards or vineyards valued at $140. He had $75 worth of livestock. Estimated farm production
was $300. He owned 2 horses, 1 cow which had calved and 1 other cattle. He had purchased 2 head
of cattle and sold one. His family had churned 20 pounds of butter. He had 17 barnyard poultry
and 7 other poultry which had laid 40 dozen eggs. 8 acres of Indian Corn produced 150 bushels
and 6 acres of cotton produced 5 bales.
**A.H Harrison** owned 12 acres of improved land and 68 acres of woodland worth $150. He had
$145 worth of livestock and estimated the value of his farm production at $300. He had 1 horse,
2 cows which had both dropped calves and 4 other cattle. He had sold 2 head of cattle and butter
production was 100 pounds. He had 13 swine, 18 barnyard poultry and 40 other poultry with egg
production of 40 dozen. 5 acres of Indian Corn produced 100 bushels and 1 acre of cotton produced
1 bale. ¼ acre of Irish potatoes produced 25 bushels and ¼ acre was planted in sweet potatoes with
no production listed. He cut 30 cords of wood worth $15.
**J.B. Wilson** owned 30 acres of improved land and 50 acres of unimproved woodland worth $400.
He had $7 worth of farm implements and livestock valued at $192. He had spent $50 on his fences and
$25 for farm labor. Estimated farm production was $100. He had 1 horse, 1 mule or ass, 2 milch cows
which had both dropped calves and 2 other cattle. He had purchased 15 head of cattle, sold 14,
slaughtered 2 and 1 had died, strayed or was stolen and not recovered. Butter production was 50
pounds. He had 11 swine, 7 barnyard poultry and 14 other poultry which had laid 5 dozen eggs. 12
acres of Indian Corn produced 150 bushels and 4 acres of cotton produced 4 bales. ½ acre of sweet
potatoes produced 15 bushels and he had cut 20 cords of wood worth $10.
**Mahulda Wilson** owned 40 acres of improved land and 40 acres of woodland valued at $300.
She had $75 worth of farm implements and machinery and $500 worth of livestock. Estimated farm
production was $300. She had 5 horses, 9 cows which had dropped 5 calves and 12 other cattle.
She had sold 5 head of cattle and 2 had died, strayed or were stolen and not recovered. 300
pounds of butter had been produced. Her sheep (no number listed) had dropped 10 lambs. 16 sheep
had been killed by dogs. 13 fleeces were clipped, weighing 40 pounds. She had 40 swine, 50
barnyard poultry and 100 other poultry which had produced 100 dozen eggs. 10 acres of Indian Corn
produced 150 bushels and 6 acres of cotton produced 4 bales. 1 acre of sweet potatoes produced 50
bushels and 20 cords of wood worth $10 had been cut.
**Osea Wilson** owned 6 acres of improved land and 34 acres of woodland worth $40. He had $80
worth of farm implements and no value was listed for livestock. His estimated farm production was
$75. He had 1 horse, 3 cows which had all calved and 10 other cattle. He had purchased 2 head of
cattle and sold 4. No butter production was listed. No farm crops were listed and he had cut 30
cords of wood worth $15.
**L.R. Harrison** owned an illegible amount of improved land and 50 acres of woodland, the value
of which was faded and illegible. He had $10 worth of farm implements and $140 worth of livestock.
Estimated farm production was $200. He had 1 horse, 3 cows which had all dropped calves and 5 other
cattle. He had purchased 2 head of cattle during the year. Butter production was 100 pounds. 7
lambs had been dropped and 3 of his sheep had been killed by dogs and 1 died of disease. 11 fleeces
weighed 35 pounds. He had 35 swine, 23 barnyard poultry and 50 other poultry which provided 50 dozen
eggs. No farm crops were listed.
**John Bishop** owned 18 acres of improved land and 58 acres of woodland worth $400. He had $20
worth of farm tools and $350 worth of livestock. No farm production was listed for the previous year.
He had 2 mules or asses, 1 cow which had calved and 3 other cattle. He had purchased 6 head of cattle
and 1 had died, strayed or was stolen and not recovered. 1 lamb had been dropped and he had 2 swine,
5 barnyard poultry and 15 other poultry. No egg production was listed. No farm crops were listed.
**Henry C. Wood** owned 8 acres of improved land and 58 acres of woodland valued at $400. He had
$75 worth of farm implements and $200 worth of livestock. He had spent $40 for farm labor and
estimated his farm production for 1879 at $400. He had 2 mules or asses, 2 cows which had dropped
2 calves and 6 other cattle. He had purchased 1 head of cattle and slaughtered 1. Butter production
was 100 pounds. 5 lambs had been dropped. (This enumerator consistently failed to list the number of
sheep on hand.) 6 fleeces weighed 12 pounds. He owned 12 swine, 18 barnyard poultry and 50 other
poultry which had laid 100 dozen eggs. No farm crops were listed and he had cut 30 cords of wood
worth $15.
**J.J. Holbird** owned 40 acres of improved land, 180 acres of permanent meadows and 180 acres
of woodland all valued at $700. He had $100 worth of farm implements and $300 worth of livestock.
He had spent $50 on his fences and $50 for farm labor. Estimated farm production was $550. He had
4 horses, 2 working oxen, 6 cows which had dropped 9 calves and 15 other cattle. He had sold 6 head
of cattle. Butter production was 300 pounds. He had 40 swine, 21 barnyard poultry and 100 other
poultry, producing 300 dozen eggs. 17 acres of Indian Corn produced 400 bushels; 6 acres of oats
produced 100 bushels; 8 acres of cotton produced 5 bales and ½ acre of sorghum provided 40 gallons
of molasses. ¼ acre of Irish potatoes produced 30 bushels and ¼ acre of sweet potatoes produced 40
bushels. 1 acre containing 50 apple trees produced 50 bushels of fruit and ½ acre containing 100
peach trees produced 40 bushels for a total value of $25? He had cut 40 cords of wood valued at
$20.
**J.O. Odom** owned 25 acres of improved land and 50 acres of woodland valued at $400. He
had $35 worth of farm implements and $250 worth of livestock. Estimated value of farm production
for 1879 was $375. He had 6 horses, 1 mule or ass, 3 cows which had dropped 3 calves and 12 other
cattle. He had sold 3 head of cattle and butter production was 100 pounds. He had 30 swine, 15
barnyard poultry and 15 other poultry with egg production listed as 20 dozen. 20 acres of Indian
Corn produced 150 bushels and 12 acres of cotton produced 6 bales. His 2 acre peach orchard
contained 70 trees which produced 100 bushels of fruit worth $50. He had cut 50 cords of wood
valued at $25.
**John T. Cate** owned 4 acres of improved land and 76 acres of woodland worth $150. He had $5
worth of farm tools and $110 worth of livestock. He had spent $15 for farm labor and estimated
farm production was $200. He had 1 horse, 3 milch cows which had dropped 1 calf and 4 other cattle.
He had purchased 4 head of cattle, sold 1 and slaughtered 1. The family had churned 50 pounds of
butter. He had purchased and slaughtered 1 sheep. He owned 10 swine, 8 barnyard poultry and 35
other poultry which had laid 20 dozen eggs. 8 acres of Indian Corn produced 80 bushels; 8 acres
of cotton produced 3 bales and 1 acre of sorghum provided 25 gallons of molasses. His farm had
produced 2 bushels of dry beans and ¼ acre of Irish potatoes produced 21 bushels; ¼ acre of sweet
potatoes produced 30 bushels an illegible amount of land produced 50 pounds of tobacco. 2 acres
containing 100 apple trees and 2 acres with 75 peach trees produced no fruit. He cut 35 cords of
wood worth $17.
**Mary Ball** owned land but all of the information about it is faded and illegible. She had
2 cows, 12 swine, 4 barnyard poultry and 40 other poultry. Egg production is faded and illegible.
12 acres of Indian Corn produced 250 bushels; 10 acres of cotton produced 4 bales and 1 acre of
sorghum which provided 50 gallons of molasses. She had 2 acres with 150 apple trees and 2 acres
with 130 peach trees with no fruit production listed. Her family had cut 35 cords of wood worth
$17.
**W.T. Brown** owned 45 acres of improved land and 155 acres of woodland valued at $800. He
had $100 worth of farm implements and $250 worth of livestock. He had spent $100 for farm labor
and estimated farm production for the previous year was $325. He had 4 horses, 2 cows which had
dropped 1 calf and 12 other cattle. 1 head of cattle had died, strayed or was stolen and not
recovered. Butter production was 300 pounds. He had 25 barnyard poultry and 13 other poultry
which had provided 60 dozen eggs. 40 acres of Indian Corn produced 400 bushels; 8 acres of oats
produced 50 bushels; 2 acres of cotton produced 1 bale and 1 acre of sorghum produced 60 gallons
of molasses. 2 acres containing 60 apple trees produced 3 bushels of fruit and 3 acres with 60
peach trees produced nothing. He cut 12 cords of wood worth $6.
**Frank McVay** owned 160 acres of woodland worth $100. He had livestock worth $85 and
estimated farm production was $150. He had 1 horse, 1 milch cow and 1 other cattle. He had
purchased 2 head of cattle and owned 5 swine. 6 acres of Indian Corn produced 75 bushels;
2 acres of oats produced 10 bushels and 4 acres of cotton produced 2 bales. He had cut 30
cords of wood worth $15.
**J.S. Whisenhunt** owned 40 acres of improved land and 60 acres of woodland valued at
$600. He had $50 worth of farm implements and livestock worth $250. Estimated farm production
was $260. He had 4 horses, 5 cows which had dropped 4 calves and 12 other cattle. He had
purchased 2 head of cattle and one had died, strayed or was stolen and not recovered.
Butter production was 100 pounds. His sheep had dropped 8 lambs and produced 18 fleeces
weighing 36 pounds. He had 36 swine, 30 barnyard poultry and 50 other poultry which had
laid 100 dozen eggs. 10 acres of Indian Corn produced 250 bushels and 10 acres of cotton
produced 2 bales. He had cut 30 cords of wood worth $15.
**J.W. Gist** owned 26 acres of improved land and 50 acres of woodland worth $210. He
had livestock worth $60 and had spent $12 for farm labor. Estimated farm production for
1879 was $75. He had 2 working oxen and 26 hogs. 16 acres of Indian Corn produced 200
bushels; 8 acres of oats produced 100 bushels; 8 acres of wheat produced 40 bushels and
4 acres of cotton produced 2 bales. He had 2 acres containing 60 peach trees which
produced 100 bushels of fruit worth $25. He had cut 28 cords of wood worth $14.
**T.B. Cartwright** owned 17 acres of improved land and 140 acres of woodland worth $170.
He had $2 worth of farm tools and $42 worth of livestock. Estimated farm production was $132.
He owned 1 horse, 1 cow which had calved and 1 other cattle. He had sold 1 head of cattle
and the family had churned 40 pounds of butter. He had 12 barnyard poultry and 60 other
poultry which had provided 12 dozen eggs. No farm crops were listed for any of the farms
on the remainder of this page.
**W.J. Hinton** owned 35 acres of improved land and 240 acres of woodland worth $500. He
had $15 worth of farming implements and $250 worth of livestock. He had spent $50 on his
fences and estimated his farm production at $325. He had 2 horses, 4 milch cows which had
all calved and 7 other cattle. Two head of cattle had died, strayed or were stolen and not
recovered. Butter production was 100 pounds. Four lambs had been dropped and he had purchased
one sheep. Two fleeces weighed 4 pounds and he had 25 swine, 25 barnyard poultry and 25 other
poultry which had produced 500 dozen eggs. No farm crops were listed.
**Jane Stow** evidently owned no land. She had 4 cows which had dropped 3 calves and 9 other
cattle. She had sold 6 head of cattle and 1 had died, strayed or was stolen and not recovered.
Butter production was 50 pounds. She had 25 swine, 40 barnyard poultry and 20 other poultry
which had produced 50 dozen eggs. No farm crops were listed.
**J.D. Poyner** whose name was listed as J.D. Payne on the 1880 population census owned 40
acres of improved land and 120 acres of woodland valued at $1000. He had $100 worth of farm
implements and $200 worth of livestock. Estimated farm production was $200. Neither livestock
nor farm crops were listed for him.
**W.M. Morphew** evidently owned no land. No information was given for the first 24 items
of the schedule other than estimated farm production for 1879 at $140. He had 1 cow which
had dropped a calf and 2 other cattle. He had purchased 2 head of cattle and sold 2 and
owned 5 swine. 8 acres produced 147 bushels of Indian Corn and 2 acres of cotton produced
2 bales. His farm had produced 5 bushels of cow peas and 2 bushels of dry beans. An acre
with 25 apple trees and an acre with 25 peach trees had produced no crops. He had cut 10
cords of wood worth $5.
**Silas Morphew** owned 40 acres of improved land and 120 acres of woodland valued at $200.
His farming implements and machinery were valued at $25 and his livestock at $100. Estimated
value of farm production for 1879 was $125. He owned one horse and one mule or ass, two
working oxen, two milch cows which had both calved and six other cattle. 150 pounds of butter
had been produced. He had 30 swine, 11 barnyard and 10 other poultry, which had provided 60
dozen eggs. Seven acres had produced 200 bushels of Indian Corn and he had cut 25 cords of
wood worth $11.
**Wm. Dement** owned no land but had $50 worth of farming tools and $100 worth of
livestock. Estimated value of his farm production for the previous year was $700. He
had two horses and one mule or ass, two milch cows which had dropped one calf and two
other cattle. He had sold two head of cattle. Butter production was 100 pounds and 100
pounds of cheese had been made during the year. He had 50 barnyard and 150 other poultry
which had produced 50 dozen eggs. Seven acres of Indian Corn had produced 300 bushels and
his 12 acres of cotton had produced 10 bales. One acre of sorghum had produced 205 gallons
of molasses and an acre of sweet potatoes had produced 50 bushels. He had cut 30 cords of
wood worth $15.
**Baldy Gardner** owned 22 acres of improved and 138 acres of unimproved land valued
at $350. He had $10 worth of farm tools and $50 worth of livestock. He had paid $5 for
1 week of farm labor during the year. Estimated value of his previous year’s crops was
$125. He had 1 horse, 1 mule or ass, 1 cow which had calved, and 2 other cattle. He had
sold 1 head of cattle. He had 5 swine, 16 barnyard and 30 other poultry which produced
50 dozen eggs. Seven acres had produced 40 bushels of Indian Corn, 1 acre of oats
produced 20 bushels, 9 acres of wheat produced 25 bushels, 3 acres of cotton produced
1 bale and 2 acres of sorghum produced 20 gallons of molasses. One half acre of sweet
potatoes produced 40 bushels and Mr. Gardner had cut 30 cords of wood valued at $12.
**Henry V. Jones** owned 30 acres of improved and 150 acres of unimproved land worth
$300. He owned $20 worth of farming implements and livestock worth $200. Estimated value
of his crops for 1879 was $110. He had 3 horses, 2 working oxen, 3 milch cows, 2 of which
had calved, and 32 other cattle. He had slaughtered one head of cattle and two had died,
strayed or were stolen and not recovered. 100 pounds of butter had been churned and he had
40 swine, 15 barnyard and 30 other poultry which produced ten dozen eggs. 13 acres produced
200 bushels of Indian Corn and 4 acres of cotton produced 1 bale. He had cut 50 cords of
wood worth $25.
**John W. Starr** owned 20 acres of improved and 120 acres of unimproved land valued
at $300. He owned $50 worth of farm tools and $130 worth of livestock. He had paid $5 in
wages and estimated his crops for the previous year at $175. He owned 2 mules or asses,
2 milch cows which had both dropped calves, and 2 other cattle. He had sold 1 head of cattle
and slaughtered 1. 100 pounds of butter had been produced and he had 33 swine, 10 barnyard
and 12 other poultry which provided 50 dozen eggs. 10 acres had produced 150 bushels of
Indian Corn and his 5 acres of cotton produced 2 bales. He had cut 10 cords of wood worth $5.
**Solomon Morphew** owned 25 acres improved and 15 acres unimproved land worth $125.
He had $50 worth of farming implements and $140 worth of livestock. He had spent $150 on
his fences, $100 on fertilizers and paid out $100 in wages for farm labor during 1879.
Estimated value of his crops for the year was $350. He had two mules or asses, 4 milch
cows, one of which had calved, and 4 other cattle. He had purchased 2 head of cattle and
4 had died, strayed, or were stolen and not recovered. Butter production was 100 pounds.
He had 25 barnyard and 50 other poultry which produced 50 dozen eggs. 18 acres produced
300 bushels of Indian Corn and 6 acres produced 4 bales of cotton. He had cut 100 cords
of wood worth $50.
**Joseph Q. (Morphew)** owned 6 acres of improved and 15 acres unimproved land valued
at $100. He had livestock worth $75 and estimated crops for the previous year at $300.
He owned 1 mule or ass, 2 milch cows, one of which had dropped a calf, and two other cattle.
He had sold 2 head of cattle. He had 7 swine, 10 barnyard and 15 other poultry which had
provided 10 dozen eggs. Nine acres had produced 200 bushels of Indian Corn and six acres
produced 2 bales of cotton. He had cut 10 cords of wood valued at $5.
**W.J. Roberson** owned no land and listed his farming implements as worth $25. He had
$40 worth of livestock and listed no estimated crops for the previous year. He had 2 horses
and 2 other cattle. Four acres of Indian Corn had produced 100 bushels and 2 acres of
cotton produced 1 bale. He had 1 acre containing 29 apple trees for which no production
was listed. He had cut 20 cords of firewood worth $10.
**Eliza E. Bell** owned 7 acres of improved and 10 acres unimproved land valued at
$200. Her livestock was valued at $80 and crops the previous year were worth $30. She
had 3 milch cows, all of which had dropped calves, and 5 other cattle. She had sold 1
head of cattle and butter production was 50 pounds. She had 45 swine, 5 barnyard and 11
other poultry which provided 6 dozen eggs during the year. Six acres produced 60 bushels
of Indian Corn and 18 acres of cotton produced 18 bales. Two acres containing 100 apple
trees produced 100 bushels valued at $35. Eight pounds of bees wax had been produced,
as well as 12 cords of wood worth $6.
**E.L.E. Beauchamp** listed no land and owned $4 worth of farm tools and $125 worth
of livestock. He estimated his farm production for 1879 at $25 and owned 1 horse, 1 milch
cow which had calved, and 3 other cattle. 25 pounds of butter had been produced and his 15
barnyard and 6 other poultry had provided 6 dozen eggs. 3 acres of Indian Corn produced 50
bushels and he had cut 10 cords of wood valued at $5.
**Marriller B. Gist Estate** owned 40 acres of improved, 30 acres unimproved and 90
acres of unimproved land including “old fields” not growing wood, all valued at $9000.
Farming equipment was valued at $300 and livestock at $500. $200 had been spent on farm
labor and estimated value of the previous year’s crops was listed at $500. The farm
included 3 horses, 5 mules or asses, 5 milch cows which had dropped 6 calves, and 14
other cattle. Two head of cattle had been purchased, 1 head sold, 2 head had been
slaughtered and 1 had died, strayed or was stolen and not recovered. 22 barnyard and
100 other poultry had produced 50 dozen eggs. 40 acres had produced 1500 bushels of
Indian Corn and 18 acres had produced 12 bales of cotton. 50 cords of wood had been cut,
worth $25.
**J.W. Gist** owned 35 acres improved and 45 acres unimproved land worth $800. No
values were listed for farming tools or livestock. He had paid $100 in wages for farm
labor the previous year and his crops were valued at $500. He owned 2 asses or mules,
1 cow which had calved and 1 other cattle. He had purchased 2 head of cattle. He had 35
swine, 15 barnyard and 40 other poultry which had produced 40 dozen eggs. 6 acres had
produced 60 bushels of Indian Corn and 5 acres had produced 1 bale of cotton while he
had cut 30 cords of wood worth $15.
**C. Coburn** owned no land and had $70 worth of livestock. He had 2 working oxen,
3 milch cows which had all dropped calves and 10 other cattle. The family had churned
50 pounds of butter. Six acres produced 150 bushels of Indian Corn and 2 acres produced
1 bale of cotton; 4 acres had produced 50 bushels of Irish potatoes and he had cut 40
cords of wood valued at $20.
**L.H. Freeman** owned 14 acres of improved and 146 acres of unimproved land valued
at $300. He had $5 worth of farm tools and $170 worth of livestock. The value of his
crops for 1879 was $100. He had 2 horses, 5 milch cows which had dropped 6 calves and
14 other cattle. He had purchased 2 head of cattle, sold 1, slaughtered 2 and 1 had
died, strayed or was stolen and not recovered. 100 pounds of butter had been produced
and he had 30 barnyard and 50 other poultry which produced 250 dozen eggs. 30 acres
produced 400 bushels of Indian Corn and 27 acres produced 11 bales of cotton. His farm
had produced 3 bushels of cow peas. His orchards consisted of 2 acres with 15 apple trees
which produced 5 bushels and 5 acres with 148 peach trees which had produced nothing.
He had cut 40 cords of firewood worth $20.
**I. McGlamery** owned 65 acres of improved and 400 acres unimproved land valued at
$1200. He had farm implements worth $80 and $350 worth of livestock. He had spent $20
on his fences and $50 for farm labor during the previous years. He estimated the value
of his farm production for 1879 at $450. He owned 2 horses, 2 mules or asses and 11
swine. 30 acres had produced 300 bushels of Indian Corn and 15 acres had produced 6
bales of cotton. One half acre of sorghum produced 50 gallons of molasses. Two acres
containing 30 apple trees had produced 35 bushels of apples and he had cut 20 cords
of wood worth $10.
**J.H. Hooker** owned no land but had $50 worth of livestock. No value was listed
for his previous year’s crops. He had 1 horse, 6 milch cows which had dropped 6 calves,
and 20 other cattle. He had sold 2 head of cattle and slaughtered one. 50 pounds of
butter had been produced and 6 lambs had been dropped. Ten sheep had been killed by
dogs and one had died of disease. His sheep had produced 12 fleeces weighing 24 pounds.
He had 24 hogs, 25 barnyard and 20 other poultry, which had provided 20 dozen eggs.
**John Gist** owned 50 acres improved, 3 acres improved meadows and 190 acres
unimproved land valued at $1000. He had $300 worth of livestock and had spent $60 on
farm labor. His farm production was listed at $250 for 1879. He owned 7 horses and
the remainder of the form is blank.
**G.T. Livesay** owned 16 acres improved and 24 acres unimproved land worth $100.
He had $8 worth of farm tools and $125 worth of livestock. The value of his farm
production for the previous year was listed at $250. He had 1 horse, 7 mules or asses,
2 milch cows which had both calved and 5 other cattle. He had sold 1 head of cattle.
He had 8 barnyard and 20 other poultry which produced 20 dozen eggs. 12 acres produced
200 bushels of Indian Corn, 3 acres produced 40 bushels of oats and 5 acres produced 5
bales of cotton. His 3 acre orchard contained 100 apple trees for which no production was
listed and he had cut 20 cords of wood worth $10.
**P.F. Price** owned 75 acres improved and 325 acres unimproved land valued at $2000.
He listed no farming implements and his livestock was valued at $400. He had spent $50
on his fences and estimated his farm production for 1879 as $750. He owned 3 horses, 3
mules or asses, 5 milch cows which had all calved and 25 other cattle. He had purchased
15 cattle and sold 9, slaughtered 3 and 3 had died, strayed or were stolen and not
recovered. He had 35 hogs and 40 barnyard poultry which produced 30 dozen eggs. 18
acres had produced 300 bushels of Indian Corn and 5 acres had produced 2 bales of cotton.
**W.L. Witworth** owned no land; his farming implements were worth $100 and his livestock
valued at $350. His estimated farm production for the previous year was $177 (very faded) and
he owned 3 horses. 4 acres had produced 25 bushels of Indian Corn, 4 acres produced 2 bales of
cotton and 1 acre of sorghum produced 20 gallons of molasses.
**D.W. Caviness** owned no land. His livestock was worth $50. He had 2 horses, 1 milch cow
which had calved and 1 other head of cattle. He had sold 1 head of cattle. 5 acres had
produced 2 bales of cotton.
**Joab Caviness** owned no land and had $60 worth of farming implements and $200 worth of
livestock. He had 3 horses, 3 milch cows which had all dropped calves and 2 other cattle.
He had sold 1 head of cattle. He had 6 barnyard and 40 other poultry; no egg production was
listed. Nothing further is listed for his farm.
**Hugh Griffith** owned no land and listed $111 worth of livestock. His estimated farm
production for 1879 was $125. He had 1 horse, 1 mule or ass, 11 swine and 10 barnyard and
27 other poultry which produced no eggs. He cut 30 cords of wood valued at $15.
**Wm. Coburn** owned no land and his livestock was valued at $75. Estimated farm
production for the previous year was $150. He owned 1 mule or ass, 2 milch cows which
had dropped 3 calves, and 3 other cattle. He had 16 barnyard poultry which had produced
no eggs. No farm crops were listed and he had cut 40 cords of wood worth $20.
**W.C. Word** had no land but owned $25 worth of farming tools and $100 worth of
livestock. He had 2 milch cows which had dropped 1 calf, and 3 other cattle. He owned
14 swine, 25 barnyard and 17 other poultry which had produced no eggs. No farm crops
were listed for him.
**W.T. Griffith** was renting 8 acres in exchange for a share of the products (sharecropping.)
He had $3 worth of farming tools and $10 worth of livestock. He had 1 milch cow which had calved
and 1 other head of cattle and 10 hogs. 4 acres of what produced 25 bushels and he had cut 10
cords of wood worth $5.
**W. Locker** owned no land and had $40 worth of livestock. He had 1 horse and 6 swine.
No farm crops were listed.
**Thomas Moody** owned 20 acres of improved and 140 acres of unimproved land valued at $200.
He had $5 worth of farming tools and $100 worth of livestock. He had paid $102 in wages for
farm labor during the previous year and his estimated farm production was listed as $500.
He had 4 horses. No cattle were listed but butter production was listed as 50 pounds. His
3 barnyard poultry had produced 20 dozen eggs. 33 acres had produced 600 bushels of Indian
Corn and 4 acres of cotton produced 5 bales. One half acre had produced 4 bushels of sweet
potatoes and 8 acres had produced 24 bushels of tobacco. 4 acres containing 120 peach trees
produced 50 bushels of fruit valued at $325. He had cut 50 cords of wood worth $25.
**Jacob Gosnell** owned 28 acres improved, 15 acres permanent meadows, pastures, orchards
or vineyards, and 132 acres unimproved land valued at $300. He had $20 worth of farm tools
and livestock valued at $75. He had spent $50 on his fences during the year and $50 was paid
in wages for farm labor. His farm production for 1879 was listed as $250. He owned 2 horses
and 1 milch cow which had calved and had sold 1 head of cattle. 200 pounds of butter had been
produced. He listed 10 swine and an illegible number of poultry had produced 100 dozen eggs.
8 acres had produced 250 bushels of Indian Corn, 1 acre had produced 75 bushels of oats and 9
acres had produced 4 bales of cotton. One half acre had produced 8 bushels of sweet potatoes
and 8 acres had produced 300 pounds of tobacco. $120 was reported for the value of orchard
products sold, but no information was filled in as to his orchards.
**Sherred Williams** owned 30 acres improved and 130 acres unimproved land valued at
$200. He had $15 worth of farming tools and $150 worth of livestock. He had paid $40 in
wages for farm labor during the previous year and his estimated crops were valued at $400.
He owned 3 mules or asses, 2 working oxen, 1 milch cow which had calved and 7 other cattle.
1 head of cattle had died, strayed or was stolen and not been recovered. 100 pounds of butter
had been produced. He had 15 barnyard poultry and 25 other poultry which had provided 30 dozen
eggs. 13 acres produced 500 bushels of Indian Corn and 6 acres produced 3 bales of cotton. One
half acre produced 20 bushels of Irish potatoes and ½ acre produced 12 bushels of sweet potatoes.
**Wm. C. Neeley** owned land (acreage not listed) valued at $50. He had $3 worth of farm tools
and $75 worth of livestock, consisting of 1 milch cow which had dropped a calf and 2 other cattle.
Two head of cattle had died, strayed or was stolen and not recovered. 50 pounds of butter was
produced. Five lambs were dropped and Mr. Neeley owned 16 barnyard poultry and 75 other poultry
which had produced 45 dozen eggs. 3 acres produced 50 bushels of Indian Corn and 4 acres produced
50 bushels of oats, while 10 acres of cotton had produced 4 bales. One half acre had produced 20
bushels of sweet potatoes.
**Samuel Beard** rented land for a share of the crops. His livestock was valued at $300 and,
like his neighbor Mr. Neeley, he listed no estimated farm production for 1879. He owned 2 milch
cows and 4 other cattle. Butter production was 50 pounds. He listed only 3 barnyard poultry which
had produced 10 dozen eggs. 9 acres produced 100 bushels of Indian Corn and 6 acres produced 7
bales of cotton. One quarter acre produced 30 bushels of sweet potatoes. Two acres consisting of
100 apple trees produced 30 bushels of fruit valued at $10.
**George H. Savage** was also “share cropping.” Estimated value of his farm production for
the previous year was $60. He had 2 milch cows, one of which had calved, and 1 other head of
cattle. He had sold 2 head of cattle and 1 had died, strayed or was stolen and not recovered.
60 pounds of butter had been produced. He had 3 barnyard poultry which had produced 8 dozen eggs.
3 acres had produced 100 bushels of Indian Corn and 3 acres produced 1 bale of cotton.
**George W. Cochram** was sharecropping. He owned $75 worth of livestock and estimated his
farm production for 1879 at $50. No value was listed for livestock but he reported owning 2
milch cows, which had both calved and 1 other head of cattle. He had purchased 3 head of cattle
and butter production was 75 pounds. 12 acres produced 120 bushels of Indian Corn and ½ acre
produced 20 bushels of sweet potatoes.
**R.G. Richmond** owned 40 acres of improved land and 100 acres unimproved valued at $200.
He had $20 worth of farming implements and $560 worth of livestock. Estimated farm production
was $500. He had 3 milch cows and 17 other cattle. Five calves had been dropped and he had sold
8 head of cattle. 50 pounds of butter had been produced. He had slaughtered 1 sheep. His sheep
had produced 20 pounds of wool. He had 20 swine, 20 barnyard and 50 other poultry which had
provided 100 dozen eggs. 5 acres produced 100 bushels of Indian Corn, 10 acres produced 200
bushels of oats and 5 acres produced 4 bales of cotton. 1 acre produced 2 bushels of cow peas
and 2 acres containing 75 trees produced 50 bushels of apples valued at $15.
**Obediah C. Richmond** owned 20 acres improved, 3 acres improved permanent meadows and 60
acres unimproved land valued at $200. His livestock was worth $175 and he estimated his previous
year’s farm crops at $500. He had 2 horses, 1 milch cow which had calved and 7 other cattle.
1 head of cattle had been slaughtered. 100 pounds of butter had been churned. 4 lambs had been
dropped and 4 sheep had been sold, while 10 had been killed by dogs. 14 pounds of wool had been
produced. He had 20 swine, 12 barnyard and 40 other poultry which produced 75 dozen eggs. 16 acres
produced 200 bushels of Indian Corn, 3 acres produced 30 bushels of oats and 8 acres produced
3 bales of cotton.
**Leah Allen** owned 40 acres improved and 40 acres unimproved land worth $400. She had $200
worth of livestock. Estimated value of her 1879 crops was $500. She owned 2 horses, 4 milch cows
that had all calved and 8 other cattle. The family had churned 100 pounds of butter. Two sheep
had been killed by dogs and the fleeces weighed 20 pounds. She had 10 barnyard and 50 other poultry
which produced 100 dozen eggs. 20 acres of Indian Corn produced 200 bushels, 3 acres of oats produced
30 bushels and 9 acres produced 4 bales of cotton.
**James L. Evatt** owned 75 acres of improved land and 125 acres of unimproved woodland valued
at $600. He had $10 worth of farming implements and $246 worth of livestock. He had paid $150 in
wages for farm labor and the estimated value of his farm production for 1879 was $500. He had 9 milch
cows and 26 other cattle which had dropped 15 calves during the year. He had sold 6 head of cattle.
Butter production was 500 pounds. 3 lambs had been dropped and he had sold 3 sheep; 5 had been killed
by dogs. His sheep had produced 5 fleeces weighing 50 pounds. He had 50 swine and 12 barnyard and 30
other poultry which had produced 80 dozen eggs. 10 bushels of barley had been grown on his farm. 35
acres produced 300 bushels of Indian Corn, 5 acres produced 40 bushels of oats and 3 acres produced
3 ½ bales of cotton. 60 bushels of sweet potatoes had been produced, acreage was illegible. 1 acre
with 30 apple trees produced 5 bushels and he had 20 peach trees.
**Peter Livesay** owned 55 acres of improved and 65 acres of unimproved land worth $600.
His livestock was valued at $150 and estimated farm production for 1879 was $350. He had 5
horses and 5 milch cows. 100 pounds of butter had been produced. 10 lambs had been born on
his farm during the last year. His sheep had produced 11 fleeces weighing 22 pounds. He had
22 swine, 10 barnyard and 80 other poultry which produced 10 dozen eggs. His farm had produced
500 bushels of Indian Corn, 10 acres produced 100 bushels of oats, 6 acres produced 4 bales of
cotton and 28 gallons of molasses had been produced from his sorghum. 30 apple trees had produced
5 bushels of fruit while his 100 peach trees had produced 100 bushels.
**George W. Payne** owned 75 acres of improved land valued at $1500. He had $10 worth of
farm tools and livestock valued at $75. Estimated farm production for the previous year was
illegible. He had 1 milch cow and one head of other cattle and one calf had been dropped. He
had purchased 2 head of cattle and sold 2. One lamb had been dropped and one had been slaughtered.
He had 6 barnyard and 60 other poultry which provided 10 dozen eggs. 12 acres produced 400 bushels
of Indian Corn, 10 acres had produced 40 bushels of oats, 10 acres produced 48 bushels of wheat and
3 acres produced 1 bale of cotton. 2 acres containing 40 apple trees produced 100 bushels and 1 acre
with 50 peach trees produced 200 bushels of fruit. 40 pounds of bees wax had been produced on his farm.
**Leander Berryman** was farming 14 acres of improved land valued at $100. His livestock was
valued at $200. Estimated farm production for 1879 was $500. He had 8 milch cows and 12 other
cattle. Four calves had been dropped and 2 head of cattle had been sold and 2 had died, strayed
or were stolen and not recovered. 1000 pounds of butter had been produced. Two land were dropped
and 2 sheep had been killed by dogs. 2 fleeces were produced weighing 4 pounds. He had 4 swine,
12 barnyard and 50 other poultry which produced 100 dozen eggs. 100 bushels of Indian Corn was
produced and 3 acres produced 1 bale of cotton. His sorghum had produced 60 gallons of molasses.
**William Berryman** owned 15 acres of improved land worth $150. His livestock was worth $50.
Estimated farm production for the previous year was $200. He owned 3 head of cattle which had
dropped 2 calves. He had sold 2 head. Butter production was 300 pounds. He had 20 “other” poultry
which had provided 50 dozen eggs. 7 acres had produced 250 bushels of Indian Corn and 11 acres of
cotton had produced only 1 bale.
**Sanders Slover** owned 100 acres of improved, 2 acres of permanent meadow and 60 acres of
woodland valued at $1500. His farming tools were worth $10 and he had $350 worth of livestock.
He had paid $100 in wages for farm labor during the previous year and estimated farm production
was $800. He reported that 2 acres of grassland was mown and 2 acres was not. He had 2 mules or
asses, 2 milch cows and 2 other cattle. Two cows had dropped calves. He had 12 barnyard poultry
that had laid 25 dozen eggs. He had 10 acres of cotton; no production was listed. His sorghum had
produced 24 gallons of molasses.
**Rufus Kindrick** owned 14 acres of improved land worth $140. He had $140 worth of livestock.
Estimated farm production for 1879 was $170. He owned 2 horses and 2 milch cows which had dropped
1 calf. 100 pounds of butter had been made. His 10 barnyard and 15 other poultry had provided the
family with 40 dozen eggs. 6 acres had produced 50 bushels of Indian Corn and 6 acres of cotton
produced 2 bales.
**Abraham Lunceford** owned 10 acres of improved land valued at $100. He owned $6 worth of
farming tools and livestock valued at $100. Farm production for the previous year was estimated
at $250. He had 2 horses, 1 milch cow and 1 other head of cattle. One cow had calved and he had
purchased and sold 22 head of cattle. 12 other poultry produced 10 dozen eggs. No farm crops were
listed.
**Eber S. Emerson** owned 20 acres improved and 100 acres of woodland worth $500. He had $15
worth of farm implements and livestock worth $150. Estimated farm production for 1879 was $500.
He owned 2 horses. No information was given as to his farm crops or other livestock.
**William Riddle** owned 11 acres of improved land for which no value was listed. He had $45
worth of livestock. The remainder of the form was left blank by the enumerator.
**George Miller** owned 12 acres improved and 68 acres unimproved woodland valued at $250.
He had $5 worth of farm tools and $300 worth of livestock. Estimated farm production for 1879
was $75. He owned 3 horses, 2 milch cows and 3 other cattle. Two calves had been dropped during
the previous year and 100 pounds of butter had been churned. 4 sheep had been killed by dogs.
5 fleeces weighed 10 pounds. He had 8 swine and 11 barnyard and 50 other poultry which had produced
10 dozen eggs. 10 acres produced 75 bushels of Indian Corn, 2 acres produced 1 bale of cotton and
1 acre of sorghum produced 40 gallons of molasses. 4 ½ acres produced 30 pounds of tobacco.
**William Robson** owned 50 acres of improved and 150 unimproved woodland worth $1000. His
farm tools were valued at $10 and his livestock at $550. His farm’s estimated production for
the previous year was $300. He had 1 horse, 2 mules or asses, 3 milch cows and 13 other cattle,
2 of which had dropped calves. He had purchased 14 head of cattle and his butter production was
100 pounds. 2 lambs had been dropped and he’d purchased 1 sheep. 1 sheep had died of stress or
weather. 7 fleeces weighed 10 pounds. He had 10 swine, 12 barnyard and 50 other poultry which
provided 10 dozen eggs. 20 acres produced 500 bushels of Indian Corn, 5 acres produced 50 bushels
of oats and 5 acres produced 2 bales of cotton. He had 1 acre containing 30 apple trees for which
no production was listed.
**D. Bradly** owned 24 acres of improved land valued at $240? (extremely faded) and livestock
worth $150. Estimated farm production for 1879 was $150. He had 2 milch cows and 3 other cattle;
one calf had been dropped. He had 7 barnyard poultry which produced 100 dozen eggs. 20 acres
produced 200 bushels of Indian Corn and 4 acres produced 2 bales of cotton. ½ acre produced 30
bushels of sweet potatoes and he had grown 20 pounds of tobacco. He had 1 acre with 30 peach trees
for which no production was listed.
**E.S. Robbins** owned 50 acres improved and 100 acres unimproved land valued at $100. He had
$8 worth of farming implements. Value of his livestock is faded out. Estimated farm production for
the previous year was $200. He had 3 milch cows and 7 other cattle; 4 calves had been born. He had
sold 1 head of cattle and butter production was 50 pounds. One lamb had been dropped and 3 fleeces
weighed 6 pounds. He had 27 hogs, 20 barnyard and 20 other poultry which produced 30 dozen eggs.
3 acres produced 2 bales of cotton. His sugar cane produced 25 gallons of molasses and ½ acre
produced 75 bushels of sweet potatoes.
**William Crook** was farming 10 acres of improved land valued at $100. He owned $5 worth of
farming implements and $100 worth of livestock. Estimated farm production was $150? (extremely faded)
and he had 1 horse, 3 milch cows and 4 other cattle. 1 calf had been dropped and butter production was
listed at 50 pounds. He had 12 barnyard and 50 other poultry which produced 30 dozen eggs. 6 acres of
Indian Corn produced 100 bushels and 3 acres produced 5 bales of cotton. ¼ acre produced 30 bushels
of sweet potatoes.
**N.S. Atteberry** owned 11 acres improved and 140 acres unimproved woodland worth $200. He had
$5 worth of farm tools and $200 worth of livestock. Estimated farm production for the previous year
was $150. He had 3 horses, 1 working oxen, 3 milch cows and 2 other cattle; one calf had been dropped.
Butter production was 50 pounds. He had 17 barnyard and 14 other poultry; no egg production was listed.
15 acres produced 275 bushels of Indian Corn and 6 acres produced 3 bales of cotton.
**J.W. Hill** owned 15 acres of improved land valued at $75. His farming tools were worth $5
and his livestock was listed at $620. He had paid $30 in wages for farm labor the previous year.
Estimated farm production was $620? (extremely faded.) He had 1 horse, 4 milch cows and 3 other
cattle. 3 calves had been born and 25 pounds of butter was produced. He had 22 swine, 15 barnyard
and 100 other poultry which produced 50 dozen eggs. 15 acres produced 250 bushels of Indian Corn,
3 acres produced 17 bushels of oats, 3 acres produced 15 bushels of wheat and 8 acres produced 3
bales of cotton.
**J.M. Heaslett** owned 75 acres of improved and 5 acres unimproved land valued at $300. He
had $15 worth of livestock and had spent $30 on his fences. Estimated farm production for 1879
was $500. He owned 3 horses, 1 ass or mule, 3 milch cows which had dropped 3 calves and 6 other
cattle. 50 pounds of butter had been churned. He had 5 swine, 20 barnyard and 30 other poultry
which produced 30 dozen eggs. The remainder of his form as to farm crops is blank.
**William Jones** owned 25 acres improved and 200 acres unimproved woodland valued at $500.
He had $8 worth of farming tools and $275 worth of livestock. Estimated farm production was $300.
He owned 2 horses, 3 asses or mules and the remainder of his form was left blank by the enumerator.
**Neil Gist** owned improved and unimproved land (acreage not stated) valued at $200. His farm
tools were valued at $5 and his livestock at $100. Estimated farm production for 1879 was $200.
He had 1 horse and 2 milch cows, both of which had calved. One head of cattle had died, strayed
or was stolen and not recovered. 100 pounds of butter had been produced. He had 16 swine, 50
barnyard and 3 other poultry which had provided 51 dozen eggs. 11 acres produced 125 bushels of
Indian Corn and 6 acres produced 3 bales of cotton. 2 bushels of dry beans had been produced in
1879 and ¼ acre produced 15 bushels of bush beans. ¼ acre produced 50 bushels of Irish potatoes,
1/8 acre produced 50 bushels of sweet potatoes and 1 acre with 30 apple trees produced 20 bushels
of fruit while another acre with 50 peach trees produced 25 bushels. Total value of his fruit
production was $22. He had cut 30 cords of wood worth $15.
**J.C. Eslinger** owned land (acreage nor type of land not listed) valued at $200. He had
$5 worth of farming tools and livestock valued at $75. Estimated farm production was $150.
He had 1 horse, 1 milch cow which had dropped a calf and had purchased 1 head of cattle. 50
pounds of butter had been produced. His 10 barnyard and 20 other poultry produced 30 dozen
eggs. 10 acres produced 125 bushels of Indian Corn, 2 acres produced oats (amount faded and
illegible) and 5 acres produced 2 bales of cotton. He had an acre of apples containing 40 trees
which had produced 25 bushels with no value listed. He cut 30 cords of wood valued at $15.
**Peter Whisenhunt** owned improved and unimproved land (acreage not stated) worth $500. He
had $40 worth of farming implements and $250 worth of livestock. He had spent $50 on his fences
and paid $60 in wages for farm labor. Estimated farm production for the previous year was $350.
He owned 1 horse, 2 working oxen, 5 milch cows and 12 other cattle. 5 calves had been born and
he had purchased 12 head of cattle and slaughtered 1. Butter production was 100 pounds. 2 lambs
were dropped and 6 sheep had been sold. 15 fleeces weighed 10 pounds. He had 25 hogs, 50 barnyard
and 10 other poultry which produced 50 dozen eggs. 76 acres produced 250 bushels of Indian Corn,
5 acres produced 35 bushels of oats, 14 acres produced 60 bushels of wheat and 2 acres produced
2 bales of cotton. He had cut 30 cords of wood valued at $15.
**David Richie** owned 30 acres of improved land and 140 acres of unimproved land including
“old fields” not growing wood valued at $500? (extremely faded.) His farming tools were valued
at $10 and his livestock at $250. Estimated farm production was $200. He had 3 milch cows and
5 other cattle; 3 calves had been born. He had sold 1 head of cattle. 5 lambs had been born and
8 of his sheep had been killed by dogs. 5 fleeces weighed 5 pounds. He had 8 swine, 18 barnyard
and 26 other poultry which provided 40 dozen eggs. 12 acres produced 120 bushels of Indian Corn,
1 acre produced 15 bushels of oats and 4 acres produced 2 bales of cotton. He had cut 40 cords of
wood worth $20.
**Henry Aynes** was farming 12 acres of improved land; the valued at $100. Value of his
livestock was too faded to read. Estimated farm production for 1879 was $200. He had 1 horse,
2 milch cows and 2 other cattle. 2 calves had been dropped. He had 2 hogs, 9 barnyard and 30
other poultry which had produced 10 dozen eggs. 15 acres had produced 225 bushels of Indian Corn
and 4 acres produced 4 bales of cotton; 2/3 acre produced ½ bushel of Irish potatoes and 1 acre
containing 150 apple trees produced 75 bushels of fruit valued at $25.
**Sarah H. Eslinger** owned 22 acres of improved and 141 acres unimproved woodland worth
$300. She had $3 worth of farming tools and livestock valued at $150. Estimated farm production
for the previous year was $112. She had 2 horses, 8 milch cows and 2 other cattle. 2 calves had
been dropped during 1879 and 200 pounds of butter had been produced on her farm. She had 22 swine,
20 barnyard and 30 other poultry which had provided 20 dozen eggs. 11 acres produced 120 bushels of
Indian Corn, 6 acres produced 30 bushels of oats, 2 acres produced 1 bale of cotton and 1 acre
produced 75 bushels of sweet potatoes.
**Wynne Jones** was farming 22 acres of improved land for which no value was listed. He had
$10 worth of farm implements and $50 worth of livestock. Farm production for 1879 was estimated
at $150. He had 1 horse, 2 milch cows and 3 other cattle; 1 calf had been dropped. His butter
production was 50 pounds. He owned 11 swine, 15 barnyard and 20 other poultry which had produced
14 dozen eggs. 10 acres produced 200? (extremely faded) bushels of Indian Corn, 3 acres produced
30 bushels of oats and 8 acres produced 6 bales of cotton.
**William Henry** owned 75 acres improved and 225 acres unimproved woodland valued at $1500.
He had $10 worth of farming tools and livestock worth $145. His farm production for the previous
year was estimated at $450. He owned 2 horses, 1 milch cow and 2 other cattle. 1 calf had been
born and 1 head of cattle had been sold. 40 pounds of butter had been churned on his farm. 5
lambs had been born, 1 sheep had been killed by dogs and 10 fleeces weighed 15 pounds. He had
15 swine, 17 barnyard and 80 other poultry which had produced 50 dozen eggs. 14 acres produced
500? (extremely faded) bushels of Indian Corn, 5 acres produced 3 bales of cotton, ½ acre of
sorghum produced 30 gallons of molasses and 40 pounds of maple sugar was listed.
**James Aynes** listings for land, if any, are faded and illegible. Estimated farm production
for 1879 was $150 and he owned 1 horse, 2 milch cows and 2 other cattle. 2 calves had been dropped
and 2 head of cattle sold. Butter production was 50 pounds. He had 8 swine, 20 barnyard and 60 other
poultry which produced 50 dozen eggs. 5 acres produced 100 bushels of Indian Corn and 8 acres
produced 2 bales of cotton.
**W.A. Hudgens** owned 25 acres improved and 55 acres unimproved woodland valued at $300. He
had $10 worth of farming tools and $125 worth of livestock. Estimated farm production was $200.
He had 3 horses, 1 mule or ass, 2 working oxen, 3 milch cows and 4 other cattle. 1 calf had been
dropped during the year and butter production was 100 pounds. 8 lambs had been dropped and 8 sheep
had died of disease. 10 fleeces weighed 12 pounds. He owned 12 hogs, 25 barnyard and 20 other poultry
which produced 100 dozen eggs. 16 acres produced 200 bushels of Indian Corn, 2 acres produced 16
bushels of oats, 5 acres produced 2 bales of cotton and 1 acre of sorghum produced 55 gallons
of molasses.
**J.A. Finley** owned 15 acres improved and 120 acres unimproved woodland valued at $200.
His farming tools were worth $10 and his livestock $120. He had spent $8 on his fences and
estimated farm production for 1879 at $200. He owned 4 horses, 2 milch cows and 4 other cattle.
Two calves had been dropped and he had purchased 1 head of cattle and sold one. 200 pounds of
butter had been produced on his farm and he reported owning 5 swine, 18 barnyard and 23 other
poultry which had produced 75 dozen eggs. 5 acres produced 300 bushels of Indian Corn, 1 acre
produced 10 bushels of oats, 5 acres produced 2 bales of cotton and 1 acre of sugar cane produced
60 gallons of molasses. ¼ acre produced 50 bushels of sweet potatoes and 1/8 acre produced 25
pounds of tobacco. 1 acre with 40 peach trees produced 5 bushels of fruit with no value listed.
**J.H. Brown** owned 35 acres improved and 40 acres woodland valued at $200. He had $10
worth of farm implements and $200 worth of livestock. He had spent $5 on his fences and
estimated his farm production at $175. He had 1 horse, 2 milch cows and 2 other cattle. 1
calf had been dropped during the year and he had purchased 1 head of cattle, sold 1,
slaughtered 1 and 1 had died, strayed or was stolen and not recovered. 50 pounds of butter
had been churned on his farm. He had 12 barnyard and 12 other poultry which provided 100
dozen eggs. 20 acres produced 200 bushels of Indian Corn, 2 acres produced 20 bushels of
oats, 6 acres produced 3 bales of cotton and he had made 100 gallons of sorghum molasses.
He had raised 2 bushels of cow peas, ½ acre produced 12 bushels of sweet potatoes and he
had 1 acre containing 50 apple trees for which no production was listed.
**James Stripling** owned 22 acres of improved and 138 acres unimproved woodland worth
$250? (extremely faded.) He had farm tools valued at $5 and $150 worth of livestock.
Estimated farm production was listed at $200. He owned 2 horses, 1 milch cow which had
calved and 2 other cattle. He had sold 1 head of cattle and 40 pounds of butter had been
produced. 5 lambs had been dropped and 6 fleeces weighed 10 pounds. He had 10 swine, 15
barnyard and 20 other poultry which had laid 30 dozen eggs. 12 acres produced 70 bushels
of Indian Corn and 6 acres produced 2 bales of cotton.
**A.M.C. Kennedy** who was listed as E.M.E. Kennedy on the population schedule was
sharecropping; no acreage or value of land was listed. He owned livestock valued at $50.
He had 2 milch cows and 1 other head of cattle. 1 calf had been dropped, 1 head of cattle
purchased and 1 sold. He had sold 1 sheep and had no swine or poultry. 5 acres produced 50
bushels of Indian Corn and 4 acres produced 2 bales of cotton.
**Niell Gist** owned 9 acres improved and 119 acres of woodland valued at $100. He
had $4 worth of farming implements and $60 worth of livestock. Estimated farm production
for 1879 was $125. He owned 1 mule or ass, 1 working oxen and 1 milch cow. He had sold 2
head of cattle. He had 12 swine, 10 barnyard and 8 other poultry which had laid 12 dozen
eggs. 8 acres had produced 180 bushels of Indian Corn and 5 acres produced 2 bales of cotton.
**George Ray** owned 30 acres improved and 150 acres unimproved woodland valued at $800.
His farming tools were valued at $20 and his livestock at $75. He had spent $57 on his fences
and estimated his farm production at $125. He had 2 horses, 1 working oxen, 1 milch cow and
1 other head of cattle. 2 calves had been dropped and he had sold 1 head of cattle. 50 pounds
of butter had been produced on his farm. 4 lambs were dropped and 2 fleeces produced which
weighed 4 pounds. He had 2 hogs, 10 barnyard and 50 other poultry which provided 78 dozen
eggs. 10 acres produced 150 bushels of Indian Corn and 8 acres produced 4 bales of cotton.
**A.T. Whisenhunt** owned 10 acres of improved land and 110 acres of woodland worth $300.
He had $5 worth of farm implements and livestock valued at $75. His farm production was
estimated at $275. He owned 2 horses, 1 ass or mule, 1 working oxen, 2 milch cows and 2
other cattle. 1 calf had been born and he had purchased 2 head of cattle and sold 2. Butter
production was 30 pounds. He had 4 swine, 25 barnyard and 40 other poultry for which no egg
production was listed. 10 acres produced 150 bushels of Indian Corn, 4 acres produced 21
bushels of oats, 6 acres produced 3 bales of cotton and 80 gallons of sorghum molasses had
been produced.
**W.A. Lunceford** had no land listed. He owned 1 horse, 1 working oxen, 3 milch cows
and 3 other cattle. 3 calves had been dropped and 1 head of cattle had died, strayed or
been stolen and not recovered. He reported 15 swine and no poultry. No farm crops were listed.
**James Coughran** listed no land nor any livestock or farm crops.
**J.K. Widener** had no land listed. He owned 1 horse and that was all the information
listed for him.
**James Douglass** was renting for a share of the products 4 acres of improved land
valued at $110. His livestock was worth $65 and estimated value of his 1879 farm production
was $240. He had 10 working oxen, 1 milch cow that had dropped a calf. He had purchased
2 head of cattle and slaughtered 5. He had 1 hog. 4 acres had produced 2 bales of cotton,
¼ acre produced 15 bushels of sweet potatoes and ¼ acre produced 30 pounds of tobacco.
**A.E. Wiley** was renting for a share of the products 21 acres of improved land valued
at $210. He had $25 worth of livestock. Estimated farm production for the previous year was
$300. He had 1 milch cow and one other head of cattle. 15 acres produced 200 bushels of
Indian Corn and 6 acres produced 3 bales of cotton. ¼ acre produced 20 bushels of sweet
potatoes.
**S.D. Blake** was sharecropping on 15 acres and he owned $70 worth of livestock.
Estimated farm production was $60. He had 1 mule or ass, 4 milch cows and 7 other cattle.
3 calves had been dropped and he had sold 2 head of cattle. Butter production was 50 pounds.
He had 30 swine, 26 barnyard and 25 other poultry which produced 10 dozen eggs. 10 acres
produced 100 bushels of Indian Corn, 2 acres produced 10 bushels of oats and 3 acres
produced 2 bales of cotton.
**Thompson & Wiley** are listed as sharecropping 8? (extremely faded) acres. Estimated
farm production for 1879 was listed at $11. They had 2 milch cows and 3 other cattle. 1 calf
had been born and butter production was 30 pounds. They had 23 swine, 12 barnyard and 100
other poultry which produced 50 dozen eggs. No farm crops were listed.
**F. Kennedy** was sharecropping on 4 acres. No other information was listed.
**Shadrack Barkley or Buckley** owned 40 acres improved and 120 acres woodland and forest
land valued at $600. He had $5 worth of farm tools and $180 worth of livestock. Estimated
farm production for 1879 was $200. He had 2 horses and 1 mule or ass. The remainder of his
form was left blank by the enumerator.
**A. Cheetum** was farming 4 acres and owned $40 worth of livestock. He had 1 mule or
ass and the remainder of his form was also left blank by the enumerator.
**J.H. Coleman** owned 25 acres improved and 135 acres unimproved land worth $400. He
had $20 worth of farming implements and $63 worth of livestock. Estimated farm production
for the previous year was $250 and the remainder of his form was left blank by the enumerator.
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