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SCOTT COUNTY ARKANSAS**

1880 AGRICULTURAL CENSUS

BRAWLEY TOWNSHIP

Transcribed by Delaine Edwards

**Jessie Anthony** owned 25 acres improved and 55 acres unimproved land valued
at $200. He had $20 worth of farming implements and livestock worth $50. Estimated
farm production for 1879 was $100. He owned 1 horse and 1 milch cow which had dropped
a calf. 30 pounds of butter had been churned. He had 10 swine and 8 barnyard poultry
which had provided 24 dozen eggs. 10 acres produced 230 bushels of Indian Corn and
5 acres produced 2 ½ bales of cotton. 6 trees produced 6 bushels of apples and 4
trees produced 8 bushels of peaches, all valued at $6. He cut 11 cords of wood
worth $8.
**John H. Queen** owned 70 acres improved, 2 acres permanent meadows, pastures,
orchards or vineyards, 125 acres unimproved woodland and 3 acres unimproved land
including “old fields” not growing wood, all valued at $800. He had $75 worth of
farming tools and $385 worth of livestock. He had spent $20 on his fences and paid
$30 for 17 weeks of farm labor. Farm production was estimated at $950. He had 2
horses, 3 mules or asses, 5 milch cows and 6 other cattle. 5 calves had been
dropped and he had sold 2 head of cattle, slaughtered 3 and 3 had died, strayed
or were stolen and not recovered. 300 pounds of butter had been produced. His 21
sheep had dropped 7 lambs. Four sheep were sold, 1 was slaughtered and 5 died of
disease. 27 fleeces weighed 50 pounds. He had 15 swine and 50 barnyard poultry
which had provided 240 dozen eggs. 20 acres produced 650 bushels of Indian Corn,
5 acres produced 50 bushels of oats and 16 acres produced 10 bales of cotton. 25
trees produced 5 bushels of peaches worth $2. He cut 30 cords of wood worth $15.
**James Sterling** owned 30 acres improved and 90 acres unimproved land worth
$500. He had $10 worth of farm tools and livestock worth $79. He had spent $25 on
his fences and paid $14 in wages for farm labor. Estimated farm production was $635.
He owned 1 horse, 2 milch cows which had calved and 1 other cattle. He had purchased
1 head of cattle and butter production was listed as 30 pounds. 4 sheep had dropped
5 lambs. He had slaughtered 4 sheep and 5 had been killed by dogs. 4 fleeces weighed
8 pounds. He had 10 barnyard and 3 other poultry which had laid 10 dozen eggs. 10
acres produced 280 bushels of Indian Corn, 4 acres produced 40 bushels of oats, 12
acres produced 9 bales of cotton and 1/16 acre produced 10 bushels of Irish potatoes.
10 trees produced 4 bushels of apples with no value listed. He cut 10 cords of wood
worth $5.
**John Oldham** was sharecropping 16 acres improved and 24 acres unimproved land
worth $200. He had $52 worth of farming implements and $50 worth of livestock. He
had spent $50 on fences and estimated farm production for 1879 was $250. He owned
1 horse and 1 milch cow which had dropped a calf. He had sold 2 head of cattle and
25 pounds of butter was produced on his farm. His 6 poultry produced 15 dozen eggs.
10 acres produced 100 bushels of Indian Corn and 6 acres produced 4 bales of cotton.
5 trees produced 5 bushels of peaches worth $1. He cut 11 cords of wood valued at $5.
**John Poole** owned 24 acres improved and 96 acres unimproved woodland valued
at $500. He had $40 worth of farm tools and $75 worth of livestock. He had spent
$50 on his fences and paid $50 in wages for 13 weeks of farm labor. Estimated farm
production for the previous year was $200. He had 1 horse, 2 milch cows and 4 other
cattle. Two calves had been dropped and 1 head of cattle had died, strayed or was
stolen and not recovered. Butter production was 56 pounds. 13 sheep had dropped 7
lambs. He had slaughtered 2 sheep and 5 had been killed by dogs. 5 fleeces weighed
16 pounds. He had 20 swine, 12 barnyard and 5 other poultry which had laid 35 dozen
eggs. 14 acres produced 200 bushels of Indian Corn, 2 acres produced 20 bushels of
oats, 8 acres produced 4 bales of cotton and 1/3 acre produced 15 bushels of sweet
potatoes. ½ acre with 60 trees produced 30 bushels of apples and ½ acre with 20 trees
produced 20 bushels of peaches, all valued at $25. He cut 70 cords of wood worth $25.
**Oliver Poole** owned 30 acres improved, 2 acres permanent meadows, pastures,
orchards or vineyards and 8 acres unimproved land all valued at $400. He had $150
worth of farming implements and livestock valued at $300. He had spent $50 on his
fences and paid $40 for 11 weeks of farm labor. Estimated farm production was $300.
He had 1 horse, 1 mule or ass, 2 milch cows which had both calved and 4 other cattle.
50 pounds of butter had been churned. He owned 10 swine and 30 barnyard poultry which
had laid 100 dozen eggs. 14 acres produced 300 bushels of Indian Corn, 3 acres produced
60 bushels of oats, 5 acres produced 3 bales of cotton, 1 bushel of cow peas and 1 bushel
of dry beans had been harvested and ¼ acre had produced 25 bushels of Irish potatoes.
½ acre with 15 trees produced 25 bushels of apples and 3/10 acre with 50 trees produced
60 bushels of peaches, all valued at $36. His bees produced 44 pounds of honey and
he had cut 20 cords of wood worth $10.
**John Dill** owned 65 acres improved, 1 acre permanent meadows, pastures, orchards
or vineyards and 254 acres unimproved woodland valued at $500. He had $100 worth of
farming tools and $300 worth of livestock. He had spent $25 on his fences and estimated
farm production for 1879 at $500. He owned 2 horses, 2 mules or asses, 7 milch cows and
8 other cattle. 7 calves had been dropped and 300 pounds of butter was produced. He had
25 swine, 20 barnyard and 13 other poultry which had provided 120 dozen eggs. 27 acres
produced 500 bushels of Indian Corn, 8 acres produced 90 bushels of oats, 13 acres
produced 7 bales of cotton and 1/16 acre produced 30 pounds of tobacco. ½ acre with 24
trees produced 25 bushels of apples and ½ acre with 35 trees produced 35 bushels of peaches,
all valued at $30. He cut 25 cords of wood worth $8.
**John F. Bentley** owned 35 acres improved, 2 acres permanent meadows, pastures,
orchards or vineyards and 133 acres unimproved land worth $300. He had $40 worth of
farming tools and livestock valued at $227. He had spent $25 on his fences and paid
$30 in wages for 10 weeks of farm labor. Estimated farm production was $620. 2 acres
produced 3 tons of hay. He owned 1 horse, 1 mule or ass, 2 milch cows and 3 other cattle.
Two calves had been dropped. He had sold 5 head of cattle and slaughtered 1. 42 pounds of
butter had been churned. He had 40 swine, 12 barnyard and 1 other poultry which produced
75 dozen eggs. 8 acres produced 300 bushels of Indian Corn, 8 acres produced 160 bushels
of oats, 6 acres produced 5 bales of cotton and 1/16 acre produced 10 bushels of sweet
potatoes. 5 trees produced 5 bushels of apples and 20 trees produced 8 bushels of
peaches, all worth $6. He had cut 20 cords of wood worth $5.
**William Phipps** owned 12 acres improved and 68 acres unimproved land worth $300.
He had $5 worth of farm tools and $62 worth of livestock. He had spent $2 on his fences
and estimated farm production at $125. He had 1 horse, 3 milch cows and 5 other cattle.
Three calves had been dropped and he had sold 1 head of cattle. No butter production was
listed. He had 12 swine and 2 barnyard poultry which provided 6 dozen eggs. 11 acres
produced 50 bushels of Indian Corn, 2 acres produced 2 bales of cotton and 1/20 acre
produced 10 gallons of sorghum molasses. He cut 10 cords of wood valued at $4.
**Franklin Slaton** owned 15 acres improved and 105 acres unimproved land valued
at $300. He had $8 worth of farming tools and $160 worth of livestock. He had spent
$30 on his fences. Estimated farm production for 1879 was $150. He owned 1 horse, 3
milch cows and 5 other cattle. Two calves had been dropped and he had sold 1 head of
cattle and 1 had died, strayed or was stolen and not recovered. 75 pounds of butter
was produced. He had 20 swine and 30 barnyard poultry which had laid 90 dozen eggs.
6 acres produced 150 bushels of Indian Corn and 3 acres produced 1 ½ bales of cotton.
He had cut 10 cords of wood worth $5.
**Thomas Barnett** owned 4 acres improved and 36 acres unimproved land worth $200.
His farming tools were valued at $5 and his livestock at $150. He had spent $20 on his
fences and paid $3 in wages for 1 week of farm labor. Estimated farm production was $75.
He owned 2 horses, 2 mules or asses, 3 milch cows and 3 other cattle. Three calves had
been dropped. He had purchased 1 head of cattle and slaughtered 2. 25 pounds of butter
had been churned. He had 25 swine and 8 barnyard poultry which had laid 120 dozen eggs.
2 acres produced 50 bushels of Indian Corn, 2 bushels of cow peas had been harvested and
1/32 acre produced 12 pounds of tobacco. He had cut 20 cords of wood valued at $5.
**Alexander Johnson** was sharecropping 30 acres improved, 2 acres permanent meadows,
pastures, orchards or vineyards and 48 acres unimproved woodland valued at $400. He had
$50 worth of farm tools and $165 worth of livestock. He had spent $4 on the fences and
paid $4 in wages for 1 week of farm labor. Estimated farm production was $300. He had 2
horses, 2 milch cows which had both dropped calves. Butter production was 35 pounds. He
had 12 hogs and 10 barnyard poultry which had laid 30 dozen eggs. 5 acres produced 100
bushels of Indian Corn, 1 acre produced 20 bushels of oats and 10 acres produced 5 bales
of cotton. 18 trees produced 18 bushels of apples and 20 trees produced 20 bushels of
peaches, all valued at $15. He had cut 10 cords of firewood worth $5.
**Robert Steward** owned 26 acres improved, 1 ½ acres permanent meadows, pastures,
orchards or vineyards and 132 ½ acres unimproved land valued at $600. He had $10 worth
of farming implements and $360 worth of livestock. He had spent $14 on his fences and
paid $2 in wages for 1 week of farm labor. Estimated farm production for 1879 was $175.
He had 5 horses, 1 mule or ass, 2 working oxen, 4 milch cows and 5 other cattle. Four
calves had been dropped and he had slaughtered 1 head of cattle. 160 pounds of butter
was produced. His 5 sheep had dropped 1 lamb. 4 fleeces weighed 8 pounds. He had 20
swine, 25 barnyard and 20 other poultry which produced 210 dozen eggs. 3 acres produced
75 bushels of Indian Corn, 8 acres produced 160 bushels of oats, 1 ½ acres produced 1 ½
bales of cotton, 1/32 acre produced 17 gallons of sorghum molasses, 1/8 acre produced 30
bushels of sweet potatoes and 1/32 acre produced 5 pounds of tobacco. 12 trees produced
12 bushels of peaches worth $4. He cut 15 cords of wood worth $7.
**Willie Brown** owned 20 acres improved and 60 acres unimproved land valued at $300.
He had $10 worth of farm tools and $128 worth of livestock. He had spent $15 on his fences
and estimated farm production was $325. He had 1 horse, 2 milch cows and 3 other cattle.
Two calves had been dropped and he had slaughtered 1 head of cattle. 151 pounds of butter
had been churned. He had 8 swine and 20 barnyard poultry which had laid 51 dozen eggs. 6
acres produced 100 bushels of Indian Corn, 10 acres produced 5 bales of cotton and 1/8 acre
produced 30 bushels of sweet potatoes. 6 trees produced 6 bushels of apples and 20 trees
produced 15 bushels of peaches, all worth $7. He cut 12 cords of wood valued at $6.
**Franklin Perry** who was listed as Francis Perry on the population schedule owned
20 acres improved and 60 acres unimproved land worth $400. He had $75 worth of farming
implements and livestock valued at $115. He had spent $60 on his fences. Estimated farm
production for the previous year was $395. He had 1 horse, 1 mule or ass, 1 milch cow
and 1 other cattle. One calf had been dropped and 50 pounds of butter was produced. He
had 9 swine and 2 barnyard poultry which had laid 24 dozen eggs. 8 acres produced 150
bushels of Indian Corn, 8 acres produced 6 bales of cotton, 7 bushels of dry beans had
been harvested and 1/16 acre produced 15 pounds of tobacco. 5 trees produced 5 bushels
of peaches worth $2 and he had cut 15 cords of wood worth $8.
**Rebecca Tucker** owned 18 acres improved and 82 acres unimproved woodland valued
at $400. She had farm tools worth $5 and livestock valued at $100. Estimated farm
production was $190. She owned 1 horse, 2 milch cows and 1 other cattle. Two calves
had been dropped and she had sold 2 head of cattle. 56 pounds of butter had been
produced. She had 12 swine and 5 barnyard poultry which had laid 15 dozen eggs. 10
acres produced 175 bushels of Indian Corn and 5 acres produced 3 ½ bales of cotton.
5 trees produced 3 bushels of peaches valued at $3 and 11 cords of wood worth $6 had
been cut.
**Benjamin F. Mead** who was listed as Franklin Mead on the population schedule
owned 5 acres improved and 105 acres unimproved land valued at $250. He had $60 worth
of farming implements and $142 worth of livestock. He had spent $30 on his fences. No
estimated farm production was listed. He owned 2 horses and 2 milch cows which had both
calved. Butter production was 20 pounds. He had 2 swine and 7 barnyard poultry which had
provided 10 dozen eggs. No farm crops were listed and he had cut 5 cords of wood worth $3.
**Mary A. Phipps** owned 40 acres improved, 1 ½ acres permanent meadows, pastures,
orchards or vineyards and 73 ½ acres unimproved woodland worth $800. She had $45 worth
of farm tools and $330 worth of livestock. She had spent $100 on her fences. Estimated
farm production for 1879 was $715. She had 3 horses, 1 mule or ass, 6 milch cows and 4
other cattle. Six calves had been dropped and 1 head of cattle had died, strayed or was
stolen and not recovered. 215 pounds of butter had been churned. 16 sheep had dropped 7
lambs. She had sold 2 sheep, slaughtered 1 and 2 had been killed by dogs. 10 fleeces
weighed 20 pounds. She had 35 swine, 20 barnyard and 7 other poultry which laid 115
dozen eggs. 16 acres produced 500 bushels of Indian Corn, 15 acres produced 8 bales of
cotton and 5 bushels of sweet potatoes had been produced. 1 ½ acres with 100 trees
produced 50 bushels of peaches worth $15 and 15 cords of wood valued at $7 had been cut.
**Philip Young** owned 35 acres improved and 100 acres unimproved land valued
at $600. He had $150 worth of livestock and had spent $20 on his fences. Estimated
farm production was $150. He had 1 horse, 3 milch cows and 2 other cattle. Three
calves had been dropped and 150 pounds of butter was produced. He had 15 swine,
7 barnyard and 3 other poultry which provided 30 dozen eggs. 30 acres produced
450 bushels of Indian Corn and 5 acres produced 2 bales of cotton. 12 trees
produced 12 bushels of apples and 20 trees produced 10 bushels of peaches, all
valued at $9. His bees had produced 25 pounds of honey and he had cut 15 cords
of wood worth $7.
**Carey M. Vise** owned 35 acres improved, 165 acres unimproved and 5 acres
unimproved land including “old fields” not growing wood, all valued at $1000.
He had $25 worth of farming implements and livestock worth $375. He had spent
$5 on his fences and paid $20 for 9 weeks of farm labor. Estimated farm production
was $320. He owned 2 horses, 1 mule or ass, 2 working oxen, 6 milch cows and
3 other cattle. Six calves had been dropped and he had purchased 7 head of
cattle, sold 10, slaughtered 1 and 1 had died, strayed or was stolen and not
recovered. Butter production was 50 pounds. He had 65 swine, 20 barnyard and
2 other poultry which laid 75 dozen eggs. 20 acres produced 350 bushels of
Indian Corn, 10 acres produced 350 bushels of oats and ¼ acre produced 30
bushels of Irish potatoes. 4 trees produced 2 bushels of apples and 4 trees
produced 14 bushels of peaches, all valued at $8. His bees produced 11 pounds
of honey and he had cut 15 cords of wood valued at $15.
**Francis Kellough** owned 12 acres improved and 142 acres unimproved
land worth $800. He had $5 worth of farm tools and $90 worth of livestock.
He had spent $10 on his fences and estimated farm production at $255. He
owned 1 horse and 2 milch cows, both of which had calved. He had purchased
2 head of cattle and listed his butter production as 35 pounds. He had 22
swine and 7 barnyard poultry which had laid 21 dozen eggs. 5 acres produced
100 bushels of Indian Corn and 8 acres produced 4 bales of cotton. 15 peach
trees produced 10 bushels of fruit worth $4. He had cut 10 cords of wood
valued at $3.
**General Hudson** owned 12 acres improved and 88 acres unimproved woodland
worth $600. He had $100 worth of farm implements and livestock worth $270. He
had spent $10 on his fences and estimated farm production for 1879 at $250. He
had 1 horse, 2 mules or asses, 6 milch cows and 2 other cattle. 5 calves had
been dropped and he had sold 5 head of cattle. 365 pounds of butter had been
churned. His 6 sheep had dropped 3 lambs. 3 sheep had been killed by dogs. 4
fleeces weighed 6 pounds. He owned 30 swine, 15 barnyard and 5 other poultry
which provided 31 dozen eggs. 9 acres produced 300 bushels of Indian Corn, 3
acres produced 2 bales of cotton and 1/8 acre produced 15 bushels of sweet
potatoes. 4 trees produced 8 bushels of apples and 50 trees produced 50 bushels
of peaches, all worth $25. He cut 12 cords of wood worth $5.
**Thomas Young** owned 25 acres improved and 135 acres unimproved land valued
at $1000. He had $15 worth of farming tools and $120 worth of livestock. He had
spent $10 on his fences. Estimated farm production was $250. He had 2 horses and
3 milch cows which had all calved. 25 pounds of butter had been produced. He had
25 swine, 40 barnyard and 13 other poultry which produced 75 dozen eggs. 7 acres
produced 150 bushels of Indian Corn, 2 ½ acres produced 50 bushels of oats, 5
acres produced 3 bales of cotton and ¼ acre produced 20 bushels of Irish potatoes.
25 trees produced 15 bushels of apples and 12 trees produced 7 bushels of peaches,
all valued at $10. His bees had produced 44 pounds of honey and he had cut 10 cords
of wood worth $5.
**Irving V. Willis** owned 30 acres improved and 130 acres unimproved woodland
valued at $800. He had $30 worth of farm implements and $200 worth of livestock.
He had spent $30 on his fences and estimated farm production at $300. He had 3
horses, 4 milch cows and 2 other cattle. Four calves had been dropped and he had
sold 2 head of cattle. 205 pounds of butter was produced. He had 3 sheep and had
purchased one. 2 fleeces weighed 4 pounds. He had 1 hog, 12 barnyard and 12 other
poultry which had laid 161 dozen eggs. 11 acres produced 200 bushels of Indian Corn,
2 acres produced 10 bushels of oats, 2 acres produced 2 bales of cotton and 1/8 acre
produced 10 bushels of sweet potatoes. 26 trees produced 2 bushels of apples and 20
trees produced 1 bushel of peaches, all valued at $1. He cut 15 cords of wood
worth $8.
**George Blair** owned 17 acres improved and 63 acres unimproved land worth
$450. He had $10 worth of farm tools and livestock valued at $215. He had spent
$15 on his fences and estimated farm production for 1879 at $250. He owned 3
horses, 1 mule or ass, 3 milch cows and 4 other cattle. Three calves had been
dropped and he had slaughtered one head of cattle. Butter production was 35
pounds. He had 15 swine and 20 barnyard poultry which had provided 75 dozen eggs.
9 acres produced 250 bushels of Indian Corn, 2 acres produced 40 bushels of oats,
4 acres produced 50 bushels of wheat and 1/16 acre produced 10 bushels of sweet
potatoes. 2 trees produced 1 bushel of apples and 20 trees produced 2 bushels of
peaches worth $2. His bees produced 11 pounds of honey and 1 pound of wax. He had
cut 12 cords of wood worth $6.
**George W. Jones** owned 10 acres improved, 1 ½ acres permanent meadows,
pastures, orchards or vineyards and 186 acres unimproved woodland worth $800.
He had $100 worth of farming implements and livestock worth $383. He had spent
$10 on his fences and paid $50 in wages for 16 weeks of farm labor. Estimated
farm production was $220. He had 3 horses, 4 milch cows and 7 other cattle. 4
calves were dropped and he had sold 10 head of cattle. 320 pounds of butter had
been churned. 18 sheep had dropped 3 lambs. 10 sheep had been killed by dogs. 17
fleeces weighed 20 pounds. He had 15 swine, 18 barnyard and 9 other poultry which
had produced 150 dozen eggs. 20 acres produced 300 bushels of Indian Corn, 2 acres
produced 30 bushels of oats, 3 acres produced 1 bale of cotton and 1/16 acre
produced 6 bushels of sweet potatoes. ¼ acre with 20 trees produced 20 bushels
of apples and ½ acre with 20 trees produced 5 bushels of peaches, all valued
at $10. He had cut 20 cords of wood worth $9.
**Joseph Jones** owned 50 acres improved, 110 acres unimproved and 80 acres
other unimproved land including “old fields” not growing wood, all valued at
$1000. He had $15 worth of farm tools and $250 worth of livestock. Estimated
farm production was $600. He had 2 working oxen, 4 milch cows and 9 other
cattle. 4 calves had been dropped, he had purchased 20 head of cattle, sold
8 and slaughtered 8. 350 pounds of butter was produced. He had 25 swine, 17
barnyard and 8 other poultry which had laid 140 dozen eggs. 25 acres produced
600 bushels of Indian Corn and 8 acres produced 4 bales of cotton. 12 trees
produced 6 bushels of peaches worth $2 and he had cut 15 cords of wood valued
at $7.
**Landy Jones** was sharecropping 18 acres improved and 22 acres unimproved
land valued at $180. He had $10 worth of farming tools and $250 worth of livestock.
Estimated farm production for the previous year was $200. He owned 2 horses, 1 mule
or ass, 3 milch cows which had all dropped calves and 3 other cattle. He had
slaughtered 1 head of cattle and butter production was 150 pounds. He had 25
swine and 10 barnyard poultry which had produced 100 dozen eggs. 10 acres produced
100 bushels of Indian Corn and 8 acres produced 3 bales of cotton. He had cut 25
cords of wood worth $12.
**Calvin Blair** owned 35 acres improved and 125 acres unimproved land worth
$1000. His farming implements were valued at $100 and his livestock at $500. He
had paid $10 in wages for 3 weeks of farm labor and estimated farm production at
$250. He had 2 horses, 2 mules or asses, 4 milch cows and 12 other cattle. 4
calves had been dropped and he had sold 2 head of cattle and slaughtered 1. 150
pounds of butter had been churned. His 28 sheep had dropped 7 lambs. He had
purchased 1 sheep and 5 had been killed by dogs. 16 fleeces weighed 30 pounds.
He had 30 swine, 16 barnyard and 19 other poultry which provided 135 dozen eggs.
14 acres produced 200 bushels of Indian Corn, 5 acres produced 25 bushels of oats,
7 acres produced 26 bushels of wheat, 5 acres produced 3 bales of cotton, 5 bushels
of cow peas and 1 bushel of dry beans had been harvested and 1/16 acre produced 15
bushels of sweet potatoes. 40 trees produced 5 bushels of apples and 50 trees
produced 5 bushels of peaches, all valued at $2. His bees provided 55 pounds of
honey and 1 pound of wax, while he had cut 10 cords of wood worth $5.
**Francis Lynch** owned 45 acres improved and 25 acres unimproved woodland
valued at $600. He had $100 worth of farm tools and $200 worth of livestock.
He had spent $10 on his fences and paid $50 for 16 weeks of farm labor.
Estimated farm production was $700. He owned 2 horses, 1 mule or ass, 5 milch
cows and 2 other cattle. Three calves had been dropped and he had sold 2 head of
cattle and slaughtered 1. Butter production was 200 pounds. He had 10 swine and
11 poultry which produced 60 dozen eggs. 16 acres produced 300 bushels of Indian
Corn, 8 acres produced 160 bushels of oats, 20 acres produced 10 bales of cotton,
2 bushels of dry beans had been grown, 1/16 acre produced 15 bushels of Irish
potatoes and 1/16 acre produced 20 bushels of sweet potatoes. 20 trees produced
15 bushels of peaches worth $15. He had cut 15 cords of wood valued at $7.
**George Scroggins** owned 75 acres improved and 85 acres unimproved land
worth $1000. He had $25 worth of farm implements and livestock worth $250. He
had spent $100 on his fences and paid $15 in wages for 5 weeks of farm labor.
Estimated farm production for 1879 was $710. He owned 1 horse, 1 mule or ass,
5 milch cows and 1 other cattle. 5 calves had been dropped and he had purchased
2 head of cattle and 2 had died, strayed or were stolen and not recovered. 250
pounds of butter was churned. He had 25 swine, 15 barnyard and 2 other poultry
which produced 50 dozen eggs. 10 acres produced 300 bushels of Indian Corn, 3
acres produced 20 bushels of wheat, 15 acres produced 10 bales of cotton, 1/16
acre produced 15 bushels of Irish potatoes and ¼ acre produced 40 bushels of
sweet potatoes. He had cut 10 cords of wood worth $7.
**Rachael Bates** owned 50 acres improved and 150 acres unimproved woodland
valued at $1000. She had $75 worth of farming tools and $200 worth of livestock.
She had spent $20 on her fences and paid $125 in wages for 34 weeks of farm labor.
Estimated farm production was $500. She owned 1 horse, 1 mule or ass, 5 milch cows
and 5 other cattle. 3 calves had been dropped and she had sold 3 head of cattle,
slaughtered 1 and 1 had died, strayed or was stolen and not recovered. 305 pounds
of butter and 30 pounds of cheese had been produced on her farm. She owned 30
swine, 9 barnyard and 8 other poultry which had laid 30 dozen eggs. 30 acres
produced 750 bushels of Indian Corn, 2 acres produced 9 bushels of oats, 6 acres
produced 12 bushels of wheat, 12 acres produced 3 ½ bales of cotton, 1/16 acre
produced 10 bushels of Irish potatoes and 1/16 acre produced 10 bushels of
sweet potatoes. 12 trees produced 12 bushels of peaches valued at $6 and her
bees had produced 22 pounds of honey. 15 cords of wood valued at $7 had been cut.
**Clement C. Jones** owned 35 acres improved, 1 acre permanent meadows,
pastures, orchards or vineyards and 126 acres unimproved land worth $700. His
farm implements were valued at $200 and his livestock at $450. He had spent $50
on his fences and paid $10 for 3 weeks of arm labor. Estimated farm production
was $300. He owned 4 horses, 1 mule or ass, 2 milch cows and 15 other cattle.
2 calves had been dropped and he had purchased 9 head of cattle, sold 8,
slaughtered 1 and 6 had died, strayed or were stolen and not recovered. 75
pounds of butter had been churned. He had 25 swine, 16 barnyard and 20 other
poultry which had laid 65 dozen eggs. 25 acres produced 390 bushels of Indian
Corn, 9 acres produced 7 bales of cotton and ½ acre produced 5 bushels of Irish
potatoes. ½ acre with 8 trees produced 4 bushels of apples and ¾ acre with 50
trees produced 25 bushels of peaches, all valued at $14. His bees produced
11 pounds of honey and he had cut 20 cords of wood worth $8.
**Thomas Devers** owned 30 acres improved and 130 acres unimproved woodland
worth $250. He had $10 worth of farm tools and $150 worth of livestock. He had
spent $60 on his fences and paid $25 in wages for 9 weeks of farm labor. Estimated
farm production for the previous year was $450. He had 3 horses and 3 milch cows
which had dropped 2 calves. 35 pounds of butter had been churned. He had 10 swine
and 15 barnyard poultry which had laid 25 dozen eggs. 5 acres produced 100 bushels
of Indian Corn and 10 acres produced 6 bales of cotton. 75 trees produced 20
bushels of peaches worth $10 and he had cut 15 cords of firewood worth $7.
**John B. Lynch** owned 30 acres improved and 70 acres unimproved land valued
at $550. He had $50 worth of farm implements and livestock worth $400. He had spent
$10 on his fences and estimated farm production was $350. He owned 5 horses, 4 milch
cows and 5 other cattle. 3 calves had been dropped and he had slaughtered 1 head
of cattle. 50 pounds of butter was produced. His 27 sheep had dropped 16 lambs. 3
sheep had been slaughtered and 10 had been killed by dogs. 23 fleeces weighed 27
pounds. He had 40 swine and 13 barnyard poultry which had provided 35 dozen eggs.
10 acres produced 350 bushels of Indian Corn, 2 acres produced 40 bushels of oats,
4 acres produced 3 bales of cotton, 1 bushel each of cow peas and dry beans had
been harvested, ¼ acre produced 50 bushels of sweet potatoes and ¼ acre produced
20 pounds of tobacco. An acre with 50 trees produced 1 bushel of peaches and his
bees had provided 44 pounds of honey. He had cut 14 cords of wood valued at $7.
**Cooper Hayes** owned 40 acres improved, 1 acre permanent meadows, pastures,
orchards or vineyards and 139 acres unimproved land worth $1000. His farming tools
were valued at $100 and his livestock worth $215. He had spent $15 on his fences
and farm production for 1879 was $450. He had 2 horses, 4 milch cows and 1 other
cattle. Four calves had been dropped and butter production was 180 pounds. He had
25 swine and 15 barnyard poultry which had laid 50 dozen eggs. 18 acres produced
400 bushels of Indian Corn, 8 acres produced 5 bales of cotton, 1/32 acre produced
15 bushels of sweet potatoes and ¼ acre produced 20 pounds of tobacco. ¾ acre with
40 trees produced 200 bushels of apples and ¼ acre with 20 trees produced 10 bushels
of peaches. His fruit was valued at $52. His bees provided 110 pounds of honey and
he had cut 10 cords of wood worth $5.
**Henry Yancey** owned 17 acres improved and 63 acres unimproved land worth
$250. He had $15 worth of farming tools and $254 worth of livestock. Estimated
farm production was $500. He owned 2 mules or asses, 4 milch cows and 7 other
cattle. 4 calves had been dropped and he had purchased 1 head of cattle. 150
pounds of butter had been churned. He had 12 swine, 12 barnyard and 5 other
poultry that had provided 25 dozen eggs. 8 acres produced 150 bushels of Indian
Corn, 8 acres produced 4 bales of cotton and 1/16 acre produced 20 bushels of
sweet potatoes. ¼ acre with 20 trees produced 5 bushels of peaches worth $3.
His bees produced 11 pounds of honey and he had cut 10 cords of wood worth $5.
**Archibald Moles** was sharecropping 20 acres improved and 100 acres unimproved
land valued at $600. He had $75 worth of farming tools and $75 worth of livestock.
He had spent $15 on the fences and estimated farm production for 1879 was $180. He
owned 1 horse and 1 milch cow which had calved. He had purchased 1 head of cattle
and sold one. 30 pounds of butter was produced. He had 1 hog and 15 barnyard poultry
which had laid 30 dozen eggs. 5 acres produced 130 bushels of Indian Corn, 4 acres
produced 2 bales of cotton and 1/32 acre produced 10 bushels of sweet potatoes. He
cut 10 cords of wood worth $6.
**Mary Whitlock** owned 55 acres improved and 105 acres unimproved woodland
worth $900. She had $200 worth of livestock and had spent $53 on her fences.
Estimated farm production was $835. She had 2 horses, 2 milch cows which had
both calved and 1 other cattle. She had sold 7 head of cattle and butter production
was listed as 60 pounds. She owned 28 swine and 15 barnyard poultry which had
provided 100 dozen eggs. 26 acres produced 400 bushels of Indian Corn, 5 acres
produced 10 bushels of wheat, 21 acres produced 10 bales of cotton and 1/32 acre
produced 10 bushels of sweet potatoes. ½ acre with 50 trees produced 250 bushels
of apples and ½ acre with 25 trees produced no peaches. Value of her apple crop
was $62. 15 cords of wood worth $7 had been cut.
**Morris Q. Workman** owned 45 acres improved and 75 acres unimproved land
valued at $1000. He had $50 worth of farming implements and livestock worth $350.
He had spent $100 on his fences. Estimated farm production was $824. He had 5
horses, 5 milch cows and 1 other cattle. 5 calves had been dropped. He had sold
4 head of cattle, slaughtered 1 and 1 had died, strayed or was stolen and not
recovered. 182 pounds of butter had been churned. He had 22 swine and 30 barnyard
poultry which had laid 100 dozen eggs. 20 acres produced 600 bushels of Indian Corn,
2 acres produced 25 bushels of oats, 7 acres produced 27 bushels of wheat, 14 acres
produced 11 bales of cotton, 2 acres provided 75 gallons of sorghum molasses
and ¼ acre produced 25 bushels of sweet potatoes. 1 acre with 50 trees produced
50 bushels of apples and ½ acre with 50 trees produced no peaches. His apples
were worth $25 and he had cut 50 cords of wood worth $25.
**William Denton** owned 30 acres improved and 90 acres unimproved land valued
at $800. He had $75 worth of farm tools and $150 worth of livestock. He had spent
$75 on his fences and paid $20 in wages for 6 weeks of farm labor. Estimated farm
production was $250. He had 2 mules or asses, 2 milch cows and 2 other cattle. 2
calves had been dropped. He had purchased 20 head of cattle and sold 20. 1 head of
cattle had died, strayed or was stolen and not recovered. Butter production was 25
pounds. He had 2 swine and 15 barnyard poultry that produced 36 dozen eggs. 5 acres
produced 5 bales of cotton and he had cut 15 cords of wood worth $7.
**Ira Cooke** owned 30 acres improved and 10 acres unimproved land worth $300.
He had $10 worth of farming tools and livestock valued at $115. He had spent $20
on his fences and $30 in wages for 10 weeks of farm labor. Farm production was
estimated at $500. He owned 2 horses and 1 milch cow which had dropped a calf. He
had purchased and sold 30 head of cattle and butter production was 25 pounds. He
had 6 barnyard and 13 other poultry which had laid 40 dozen eggs. 20 acres produced
500 bushels of Indian Corn, 10 acres produced 8 bales of cotton, ¼ acre produced 10
bushels of Irish potatoes and ¼ acre produced 10 bushels of sweet potatoes. 10 trees
produced 5 bushels of apples and 10 trees produced 5 bushels of peaches, all valued
at $5. He had cut 10 cords of wood worth $5.
**William Hanby** owned 58 acres unimproved woodland and 32 acres other unimproved
land, including “old fields” not growing wood worth $320. He had $40 worth of farming
implements and $185 worth of livestock. He had spent $25 on his fences and estimated
farm production at $22. He had 4 horses and 4 milch cows. 50 pounds of butter had
been churned. He had 2 swine, 10 barnyard and 2 other poultry which provided 50
dozen eggs. No farm crops were listed and he had cut 10 cords of wood valued at $5.
**Thurman Huddleston** owned 15 acres improved and 65 acres unimproved land worth
$175. He had $50 worth of farm tools and $150 worth of livestock. He had spent $3 on
his fences and estimated farm production for the previous year at $150. He had 1 horse,
1 mule or ass and 1 milch cow which had dropped a calf. He had purchased 2 head of cattle
and sold one. 25 pounds of butter had been churned and he owned 30 swine, 13 barnyard
and 3 other poultry which produced 35 dozen eggs. 8 acres produced 125 bushels of Indian
Corn, 3 acres produced 60 bushels of oats, 4 ½ acres produced 2 bales of cotton and ½
acre produced 10 bushels of sweet potatoes. 35 trees produced 2 bushels of peaches valued
at $1. His bees had produced 20 pounds of honey and he had cut 10 cords of wood worth $5.
**Octavo Yancey** owned 20 acres improved and 140 acres unimproved land valued at
$350. She had $75 worth of farming implements and livestock valued at $195. She had
spent $15 on her fences and paid $15 for 5 weeks of farm labor. Estimated farm production
was $400. She owned 6 horses and 4 milch cows which had dropped 4 calves. 24 pounds of
butter had been churned. She had 25 swine, 25 barnyard and 8 other poultry which had
laid 85 dozen eggs. 16 acres produced 350 bushels of Indian Corn, 6 acres produced 100
bushels of oats and 8 acres produced 4 bales of cotton. ¼ acre with 25 trees produced
10 bushels of apples and ¼ acre with 35 trees produced 20 bushels of peaches, all
valued at $15. 15 cords of wood worth $8 had been cut.
**Ratha Ramsey** owned 50 acres improved and 110 acres unimproved woodland worth
$900. She had farm tools worth $20 and livestock valued at $281. She had spent $25
on her fences and estimated farm production at $525. She owned 5 horses, 4 milch
cows and 6 other cattle. 4 calves had been dropped and she had purchased 2 head of
cattle and sold one. 150 pounds of butter was produced. She had 15 swine, 20 barnyard
and 2 other poultry which had laid 55 dozen eggs. 15 acres produced 400 bushels of
Indian Corn, 1 acre produced 25 bushels of oats, 7 acres produced 6 bales of cotton,
½ acre produced 15 bushels of Irish potatoes and ½ acre produced 6 bushels of sweet
potatoes. 10 trees produced 20 bushels of apples and 40 trees produced 20 bushels of
peaches, all worth $15. 15 cords of wood worth $7 had been cut.
**William Bays** owned 14 acres improved and 146 acres unimproved land worth
$500. He had $5 worth of farm tools and $265 worth of livestock. He had spent $5
on his fences and paid $2 for 1 week of farm labor. Estimated farm production was
$300. He had 1 horse, 5 milch cows and 7 other cattle. 4 calves had been dropped
and 175 pounds of butter produced. He had 5 swine, 9 barnyard and 6 other poultry
which had laid 50 dozen eggs. 8 acres produced 160 bushels of Indian Corn and 6
acres produced 4 bales of cotton. 60 trees produced 60 bushels of peaches worth
$15 and he had cut 10 cords of wood worth $5.
**James Call** owned 25 acres improved and 135 acres unimproved land valued
at $500. He had $75 worth of farming implements and $100 worth of livestock. He
had paid $5 in wages for 5 ½ weeks of farm labor and estimated farm production at
$250. He had 1 horse, 1 mule or ass, 2 milch cows and 4 other cattle. 2 calves
had been dropped and 1 head of cattle had died, strayed or was stolen and not
recovered. 25 pounds of butter had been churned. He owned 15 swine and 35
barnyard poultry which had provided 168 dozen eggs. 18 acres produced 200
bushels of Indian Corn, 2 acres produced 1 bale of cotton, 1 bushel of cow
peas had been harvested and ¼ acre produced 6 pounds of tobacco. 25 trees
produced 6 bushels of apples and 12 trees produced 12 bushels of peaches worth
$20. He cut 20 cords of wood worth $10.
**James W. Wilson** owned 25 acres improved and 135 acres unimproved land
worth $200. His farm tools were valued at $30 and his livestock at $120. He
had spent $12 on his fences. Estimated farm production was $325. He had 4
horses, 2 milch cows and 1 other cattle. 2 calves had been dropped and he
had purchased 1 head of cattle. Butter production was 85 pounds. He had 1
hog and 20 barnyard poultry which had laid 60 dozen eggs. 12 acres produced
250 bushels of Indian Corn and 5 acres produced 3 bales of cotton. 3 trees
produced 2 bushels of apples and 1 ½ acres with 24 trees produced 12 bushels
of peaches, all valued at $4. He had cut $15 cords of wood worth $7.
**Charles Howard** whose name was listed as Charles Hauert on the population
schedule owned 30 acres improved and 120 acres unimproved land worth $500. He
had $25 worth of farm tools and $100 worth of livestock. He had spent $50 on
his fences and paid $25 in wages for 8 ½ weeks of farm labor. Estimated farm
production was $100. He had 2 horses, 5 milch cows and 1 other cattle. 1 calf
had been dropped and he had sold 4 head of cattle. 100 pounds of butter had
been produced. He had 12 swine and 15 barnyard poultry which had produced 50
dozen eggs. 15 acres produced 150 bushels of Indian Corn and 4 acres produced
2 bales of cotton. ½ acre with 30 trees produced 2 bushels of apples and ½
acre with 75 trees produced 150 bushels of peaches, all valued at $55. He
had cut 15 cords of wood worth $8.
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