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SCOTT COUNTY ARKANSAS**

1880 AGRICULTURAL CENSUS

LAFAVE TOWNSHIP

Transcribed by Delaine Edwards

**Willis Morgan** owned 4 acres of improved land and 80 acres of woodland valued
at $80. He had livestock worth $120 and had spent $4 on his fences. Estimated farm
production for 1879 was $150. He had 1 horse and 2 milch cows which had produced 75
pounds of butter. He had 13 swine and no poultry. 10 acres of Indian Corn produced
100 bushels and 5 acres of cotton produced 2 bales. He had cut 20 cords of wood
worth $25.
**Jacob Harkey** owned 20 acres of improved land and 10 acres of unimproved
woodland worth $300. He had $10 worth of farm implements and livestock valued
at $500. He had spent $50 on his fences and estimated his farm production at
$200. He had 1 horse, 4 working oxen, 9 cows and 60 other cattle. His cows had
dropped 10 calves and produced 150 pounds of butter. He had 1 sheep which had
provided 1 fleece weighing 2 pounds. He had 12 swine and no poultry. 4 acres of
Indian Corn produced 50 bushels; 9 acres of oats produced 50 bushels; 3 acres of
cotton produced 3 bales and 1/8 acre of Irish potatoes produced 25 bushels. 1
acre containing 30 peach trees produced 90 bushels of fruit worth $30 and he had
cut 20 cords of wood valued at $25.
**Polk Gilbreath** owned 25 acres of improved land and 55 acres of woodland
worth $300. He had $150 worth of livestock and had spent $20 on his fences.
Estimated farm production was $150. He had 5 cows and 9 other cattle. His cows
had dropped 4 calves and 3 head of cattle had died, strayed or were stolen and
not recovered. Butter production was 250 pounds. He had 30 swine and 20 poultry
which had laid 50 dozen eggs. 4 acres of oats produced 10 bushels and 3 acres
of cotton produced 3 bales. His orchards consisted of 4 acres with 20 apple trees
which produced 80 bushels of fruit and 2 acres with 20 peach trees which produced
100 bushels, all valued at $80. He had cut 20 cords of firewood worth $25.
**Susan Gilbreath** owned 38 acres of improved land and 88 acres of woodland
valued at $1000. She had $80 worth of farming implements and $400 worth of livestock.
She had spent $25 on fences and estimated farm production for the previous year at
$200. She had 2 horses, 5 cows which had dropped 4 calves and 20 other cattle. She
had sold 3 head of cattle and butter production was 400 pounds. She had 32 sheep
which had provided 20 fleeces weighing 40 pounds. She had 45 swine and 50 poultry
which had produced 75 dozen eggs. 13 acres of Indian Corn produced 150 bushels and
11 acres of cotton produced 4 bales. Her family had cut 20 cords of wood valued
at $25.
**Mary Pitts** owned 20 acres of improved land and 60 acres of unimproved land
worth $400. She had $100 worth of livestock and estimated her farm production at
$250. She owned 1 horse and 1 milch cow and had purchased 1 head of cattle. The
family had churned 50 pounds of butter and had 14 swine and 20 poultry which had
laid 40 dozen eggs. 7 acres of Indian Corn produced 200 bushels and 5 acres of
cotton produced 5 bales. Her family had cut 20 cords of wood worth $25.
**Augustus A. Pitts** owned 25 acres of improved land and 55 acres of woodland
valued at $200. He had $10 worth of farm implements and the value of his livestock
is faded and illegible. He had spent $140 on his fences during the previous year
and estimated farm production is also illegible. He had 1 mule or ass, 4 cows which
had dropped 3 calves and 11 other cattle. He had purchased 1 head of cattle and 1
had died, strayed or was stolen and not recovered. Butter production was 75 pounds.
He had 16 swine and 15 poultry which had provided 35 dozen eggs. No farm crops were
listed and he had cut 20 cords of wood worth $25.
**Alexander Edwards** owned 75 acres of improved land and 85 acres unimproved
worth $1000. He had $100 worth of farm implements and machinery and $300 worth of
livestock. Estimated farm production for 1879 was $2000. He had 2 mules or asses,
3 cows and 3 other cattle. No butter production was listed. He had 10 swine and no
poultry. 20 acres of Indian Corn produced 1000 bushels and 30 acres of cotton
produced 30 bales. He had cut 20 cords of wood valued at $25.
**Francis M. Monroe** owned 90 acres of improved land and 135 acres of woodland
worth $1500. He had $60 worth of farming implements and $500 worth of livestock.
He had spent $20 on his fences and $125 for 25 weeks of farm labor. His estimated
farm production was $1050. He owned 6 horses, 9 milch cows and 16 other cattle.
His cows had dropped 10 calves and he had sold 6 head of cattle and 3 had died,
strayed or were stolen and not recovered. Butter production was 400 pounds. He had
30 sheep which had dropped 11 lambs. He had sold 10 sheep. 20 fleeces were clipped
from his sheep weighed 40 pounds. He had 40 swine and 40 poultry which produced 100
dozen eggs. 44 acres of Indian Corn produced 1200 bushels; 10 acres of oats produced
500 bushels; 8 acres of wheat produced 40 bushels and 5 acres of cotton produced 7
bales. He cut 20 cords of wood worth $25.
**George W. Holley** owned 16 acres of improved land and 104 acres of woodland
worth $800. He had $50 worth of farming tools and $200 worth of livestock. Estimated
farm production the previous year was $375. He had 2 horses, 4 cows which had all
calved and 20 other cattle. Two of his cattle had died, strayed or were stolen and
not recovered. Butter production was 300 pounds. He had 25 sheep which had dropped
9 lambs. He had slaughtered 2. 15 fleeces weighed 30 pounds. He had 30 swine and
25 poultry which produced 60 dozen eggs. 7 acres of Indian Corn produced 250 pounds
and 5 acres of cotton produced 5 bales. He had cut 20 cords of firewood worth $25.
**Elijah Kilburne** owned 15 acres of improved land and 105 acres of woodland valued
at $800. He had $5 worth of farm implements and $200 worth of livestock. Estimated farm
production was $25. He had 2 working oxen, 2 milch cows and 4 other cattle. No butter
production was listed. He had 12 sheep which had produced 9 fleeces weighing 20 pounds.
He had 20 swine and 20 chickens or other poultry which had laid 40 dozen eggs. No farm
crops were listed and he had cut 20 cords of wood worth $25.
**Andrew J. Coston** owned 60 acres of improved land and 400 acres of woodland worth
$1000. He had $20 worth of farming implements and $400 worth of livestock. His estimated
farm production was $650. He had 1 horse, 1 mule or ass, 2 working oxen, 5 cows and 24
other cattle. He had purchased 1 head of cattle, sold 1 and 1 had died, strayed or was
stolen. His cows had produced 400 pounds of butter. He had 45 swine and 50 poultry which
had laid 100 dozen eggs. 30 acres of Indian Corn produced 600 bushels and 14 acres of
cotton produced 7 bales. He had cut 40 cords of wood worth $50.
**James S. Kelly** owned 90 acres of improved land and 138 acres of woodland valued
at $800. He had $60 worth of farming tools and $250 worth of livestock. Estimated farm
production for 1879 was $400. He had 2 horses, 2 mules or asses, 4 working oxen, 13
milch cows and 20 other cattle. His cows had dropped 9 calves and he had sold 6 head
of cattle and 1 had died, strayed or was stolen and not recovered. Butter production
was 300 pounds. He had 40 swine and 30 poultry which had produced 60 dozen eggs. 20
acres of Indian Corn produced 500 bushels; 7 acres of wheat produced 50 bushels and
8 acres of cotton produced 10 bales. 1/8 acre of Irish potatoes produced 30 bushels
and ½ acre of sweet potatoes produced 100 bushels. 1 acre with 50 apple trees produced
150 bushels of fruit worth $50. He had cut 20 cords of wood worth $25.
**John T. Kelly** owned 10 acres of improved land and 170 acres of unimproved
woodland worth $900. He had $60 worth of farming implements and $300 worth of
livestock. Estimated farm production was $400. He owned 1 horse, 1 mule or ass,
2 working oxen, 7 cows which had each dropped a calf and 11 other cattle. He had
sold 4 head of cattle, slaughtered 1 and 1 had died, strayed or was stolen and not
recovered. His family had churned 300 pounds of butter. He had 20 swine and 30 poultry
which had laid 50 dozen eggs. 20 acres of Indian Corn produced 500 bushels; 7 acres
of wheat produced 50 bushels and 8 acres of cotton produced 9 bales. 1/8 acre of Irish
potatoes produced 10 bushels and ¼ acre of sweet potatoes produced 25 bushels.
2 acres with 50 apple trees produced 115 bushels of fruit worth $60. He cut 20
cords of wood worth $25.
**Thomas B. Jones** owned 95 acres of improved land and 45 acres of woodland
valued at $500. He had $25 worth of farming tools and $150 worth of livestock. His
estimated farm production was $400. He had 1 horse, 2 working oxen, 7 cows and 15
other cattle. His cows had dropped 6 calves and produced 250 pounds of butter. He
had 40 sheep which had dropped 10 lambs. 8 of his sheep had been killed by dogs. 40
fleeces were produced weighing 60 pounds. He had 20 hogs and 40 chickens or other
poultry which provided 80 dozen eggs. 25 acres of Indian Corn produced 600 bushels
and 10 acres of cotton produced 6 bales. He had cut 20 cords of wood valued at $25.
**Robert T. Austin** owned 7 acres of improved land and 153 acres of unimproved
woodland worth $200. He had $5 worth of farm tools and $80 worth of livestock.
Estimated farm production was $450. He had 1 horse, 1 cow which had calved and
4 other cattle. 1 head of cattle had died, strayed or was stolen and not recovered.
Butter production was 50 pounds. He had 9 hogs and 20 poultry which had produced 40
dozen eggs. 10 acres of Indian Corn produced 300 bushels; 5 acres of cotton produced
6 bales and 1/8 acre of sweet potatoes produced 20 bushels. He had cut 20 cords of
wood worth $25.
**David A. Neil** owned 18 acres of improved land and 102 acres of woodland valued
at $200. He had $20 worth of farm implements and livestock valued at $100. Farm
production for 1879 was $100. He owned 1 horse, 80 swine and 30 poultry which had
produced 70 dozen eggs. 3 acres had produced 2 bales of cotton and he had cut 20
cords of wood worth $25.
**Nancy A. Jones** owned 35 acres of improved land and 125 acres of woodland
worth $1000. She had $8 worth of farm implements and $150 worth of livestock. She
had spent $20 on her fences and estimated farm production at $350. She had 3 horses,
5 cows which had dropped 3 calves and 5 other cattle. Butter production was 200 pounds
and she had 40 swine and 20 poultry which produced 50 dozen eggs. 10 acres of Indian
Corn produced 250 bushels; 6 acres of oats produced 100 bushels; 6 acres of wheat
produced 25 bushels and 7 acres of cotton produced 5 bales. Her family had cut 20
cords of wood valued at $25.
**William H. Jones** owned 12 acres of improved land and 83 acres of woodland
worth $200. He had $10 worth of farming implements and $150 worth of livestock.
Estimated farm production for the previous year was $200. He had 2 horses, 1 mule
or ass, 2 cows which had both calved and 8 other cattle. He had purchased 1 head
of cattle during the year. His family had churned 100 pounds of butter. He had 10
swine and 25 chickens or other poultry which had laid 70 dozen eggs. 5 acres of
Indian Corn produced 100 bushels and 5 acres of cotton produced 3 bales, while he
had cut 20 cords of firewood worth $25.
**Levi B. Jones** owned 12 acres of improved land and 80 acres unimproved land
valued at $250. He had $10 worth of farming tools and $200 worth of livestock. He
had spent $25 for 7 weeks of farm labor and estimated his farm production at $100.
He had 1 horse, 1 mule or ass, 2 milch cows that had both dropped calves and 4 other
cattle. Butter production was 150 pounds. He had 25 hogs and 15 poultry which had
provided 40 dozen eggs. 8 acres of Indian Corn produced 75 bushels; 2 acres of oats
produced 20 bushel; 6 acres of cotton produced 3 bales and 1 acre of sorghum provided
56 gallons of molasses. He had cut 20 cords of wood worth $25.
**Daniel Reed** rented 20 acres of improved land and 180 acres of woodland valued
at $6600. He had $25 worth of farm implements and $25 worth of livestock. Estimated
farm production for the previous year was $300. He had 1 horse and 8 poultry which
had produced 20 dozen eggs. 8 acres of Indian Corn produced 200 bushels and 13 acres
of cotton produced 4 bales. He had cut 20 cords of wood valued at $25.
**Peter O’Neal** whose name is not found on the 1880 population schedule owned 40
acres of improved land and 160 acres of woodland worth $1000. He had $35 worth of
farming tools and $150 worth of livestock. He had spent $50 on his fences and estimated
his farm production at $400. He had 2 mules or asses, 1 milch cow that had dropped 2
calves. He had sold 2 head of cattle and the family had churned 25 pounds of butter.
He had 30 swine and 25 poultry that had produced 50 dozen eggs. 12 acres of Indian
Corn produced 250 bushels; 7 acres of oats produced 30 bushels; 12 acres of wheat
produced 10 bushels and 6 acres of cotton produced 4 bales. He had cut no wood.
**Elizabeth Welsh** owned 30 acres of improved land and 50 acres of woodland valued
at $600. She had $10 worth of farm implements and livestock worth $600. She had spent
$10 on her fences and $35 for 8 weeks of farm labor. Estimated farm production for 1879
was $400. She owned 5 horses, 1 mule or ass, 4 cows which had all calved and 10 other
cattle. Butter production was 200 pounds. She had 20 swine and 20 poultry which had
produced 50 dozen eggs. 12 acres of Indian Corn produced 300 bushels; 2 acres of oats
produced 20 bushels and 12 acres of cotton produced 5 bales. Her family had cut 20
cords of wood worth $25.
**Rufus Hale** owned 15 acres of improved land and 65 acres of woodland valued at
$300. He had $25 worth of farming tools and $75 worth of livestock. Estimated farm
production was $250. He had 1 horse, 1 cow which had calved and 1 other cattle. The
family had churned 50 pounds of butter. He had 10 hogs and 15 poultry which had laid
30 dozen eggs. 3 acres of Indian Corn produced 110 bushels and 6 acres of cotton
produced 4 bales. He had cut 20 cords of wood valued at $25.
**William J. Ollar** owned 25 acres of improved land and 135 acres of unimproved
woodland worth $400. He had $5 worth of farming implements and $100 worth of livestock.
He had spent $10 on his fences and estimated his farm production for 1879 at $200.
He owned 2 horses, 2 working oxen, 2 cows which had both dropped calves and 2 other
cattle. He had slaughtered 1 head of cattle. Butter production was 60 pounds. He
had 18 swine and 12 poultry which had laid 30 dozen eggs. 7 acres of Indian Corn
produced 200 bushels; 3 acres of oats produced 100 bushels; 3 acres of wheat
produced 12 bushels; 3 acres of cotton produced 2 bales and ½ acre of sorghum
provided 60 gallons of molasses. He cut 20 cords of wood valued at $25.
**Peter Cox** rented 30 acres of improved land and 50 acres of woodland worth
$600. He had $15 worth of farm implements and $300 worth of livestock. He had
spent $7 on his fences and estimated farm production was $400. He had 2 mules
or asses, 4 cows and 10 other cattle. He had slaughtered 1 head of cattle and
butter production was 300 pounds. He had 20 swine and 20 poultry which had laid
40 dozen eggs. 18 acres of Indian Corn produced 400 bushels; 6 acres of oats
produced 120 bushels; 8 acres of wheat produced 45 bushels; 7 acres of cotton
produced 5 bales and ½ acre of sorghum produced 69 gallons of molasses. He cut
20 cords of wood worth $25.
**Turner B. Cox** owned 28 acres of improved land and 52 acres of woodland
valued at $800. He had $8 worth of farming tools and $250 worth of livestock.
He had spent $20 on his fences and $60 for 12 weeks of farm labor. Estimated
farm production for 1879 was $600. He owned 3 horses, 1 mule or ass, 5 cows
and 6 other cattle. His cows had dropped 2 calves and he had purchased 1 head
of cattle, sold 5 and slaughtered one. His butter production was 400 pounds.
He had 25 swine and 15 poultry which produced 30 dozen eggs. 25 acres of Indian
Corn produced 1000 bushels; 2 acres of oats produced 20 bushels; 8 acres of
cotton produced 5 bales; 1/8 acre of sorghum provided 20 gallons of molasses
and ¼ acre of sweet potatoes produced 20 bushels. He cut 20 cords of wood
valued at $25.
**James C. Oglesbey** owned 14 acres of improved land and 26 acres of woodland
valued at $400. He had $75 worth of farm implements and livestock valued at $200.
He had spent $50 on his fences and estimated his farm production at $200. He had
1 mule or ass, 2 working oxen, 4 milch cows which had dropped 2 calves and 10 other
cattle. Butter production was 250 pounds. He had 30 swine and 27 poultry which had
laid 35 dozen eggs. 8 acres of Indian Corn produced 150 bushels; 2 acres of oats
produced 25 bushels and 4 acres of cotton produced 2 bales. He had cut 20 cords of
wood worth $25.
**Willis M. Beene** whose name is listed as Thomas M. Beene on the 1880 population
schedule owned 30 acres of improved land and 190 acres of woodland worth $1000. He had
$50 worth of farm implements and $75 worth of livestock. He had spent $8 on his fences
and estimated farm production for the previous year was $300. He had 2 horses, 2 cows
and 5 other cattle. One of his cows had calved and butter production was 150 pounds.
He had 11 sheep that had dropped 12 lambs. He had slaughtered 3 sheep and 11 were
killed by dogs. He had 9 hogs and no poultry. 9 acres of Indian Corn produced 200
bushels; 6 acres of oats produced 100 bushels; 8 acres of wheat produced 63 bushels;
8 acres of cotton produced 4 bales and 1/8 acre of sorghum produced 12 gallons of
molasses. He had cut 20 cords of wood valued at $25.
**Taylor Jones** owned 13 acres of improved land and 47 acres of unimproved
woodland valued at $300. He had $10 worth of farming tools and $250 worth of
livestock. He had spent $40 on his fences and estimated farm production at $350.
He owned 2 mules or asses, 4 cows which had dropped 5 calves and 5 other cattle.
He had purchased 1 head of cattle and butter production was 250 pounds. He had
2 sheep and 8 swine. 12 acres of Indian Corn produced 300 bushels and 5 acres
of cotton produced 4 bales. He cut 20 cords of wood valued at $25.
**William S. Jones** owned 70 acres of improved land and 330 acres of woodland
valued at $2500. He had $75 worth of farm implements and livestock worth $400. He
had spent $75 on his fences and $50 for 10 weeks of farm labor. Estimated farm
production for 1879 was $1500. He had 3 horses, 1 mule or ass, 2 cows which had
both calved and 4 other cattle. Butter production was 150 pounds. He had 9 sheep
that had dropped 5 lambs. 9 sheep had been killed by dogs and 1 had died from
disease. He had 50 swine and no poultry. 25 acres of Indian Corn produced 900
bushels; 5 acres of oats produced 50 bushels; 30 acres of cotton produced 20
bales and ¼ acre of Irish potatoes produced 20 bushels. His orchards consisted
of 1 acre each with 60 apple and 60 peach trees. His apples produced 100 bushels
while his peaches produced 75 bushels. No value was listed for his fruit. He cut
20 cords of wood worth $25.
**Newton W. Cockreham** owned 20 acres of improved land and 60 acres of woodland
valued at $250. He had $10 worth of farm implements and $150 worth of livestock.
He had spent $10 on his fences and estimated the value of his farm production at
$450. He had 1 horse, 7 working oxen and 3 cows which had dropped 2 calves. He
had purchased 1 head of cattle, sold 2 and slaughtered 1. Butter production was
100 pounds. He had 4 sheep, 26 swine and 20 poultry which had laid 30 dozen eggs.
12 acres of Indian Corn produced 300 bushels; 3 acres of oats produced 30 bushels;
6 acres of wheat produced 42 bushels; 6 acres of cotton produced 6 bales and 1
acre of sorghum provided 36 gallons of molasses. 1 acre of sweet potatoes produced
40 bushels and he had cut 20 cords of wood worth $25.
**James Autry** owned 75 acres of improved land and 85 acres of woodland worth
$2000. He had $50 worth of farm implements and $200 worth of livestock. He had
spent $20 for 4 weeks of farm labor and estimated farm production at $750. He
owned 2 mules or asses and 40 swine. 26 acres of Indian Corn produced 600 bushels;
6 acres of oats produced 60 bushels; 6 acres of wheat produced 35 bushels; 12 acres
of cotton produced 9 bales; 1 acre of sorghum produced 60 gallons of molasses and 1
acre of sweet potatoes produced 175 bushels. 2 acres containing 200 apple trees
produced 600 bushels of fruit valued at $100. He had cut 20 cords of wood worth $25.
**Martha Murtishaw** owned 40 acres of improved land and 40 acres of woodland
valued at $600. She had $25 worth of farming tools and livestock valued at $300.
She estimated her farm production for 1879 at $375. She had 2 horses, 4 cows and
6 other cattle. Her cows had dropped 3 calves and she had sold 2 head of cattle
and 1 had died, strayed or was stolen and not recovered. No butter production was
listed. She had 15 swine and no poultry. 16 acres of Indian Corn produced 250
bushels and 9 acres of cotton produced 5 bales. Her family had cut 20 cords of
wood valued at $25.
**Thomas Janeway** owned 50 acres of improved land and 105 acres of unimproved
woodland valued at $1000. He had $75 worth of farm implements and $250 worth of
livestock. Estimated farm production was $1300. He had 2 mules or asses, 2 working
oxen, 3 cows and 4 other cattle. No butter production listed. He had 35 swine and
no poultry. 20 acres of Indian Corn produced 800 bushels; 1 acre of oats produced
12 bushels and 24 acres of cotton produced 18 bales. He cut 20 cords of wood
worth $25.
**Isaac Janeway** owned 14 acres of improved land and 66 acres of woodland
worth $100. He had $7 worth of farm implements and $100 worth of livestock.
Estimated farm production was $300. He had 1 mule or ass and 1 other cattle and
30 swine. 12 acres of Indian Corn produced 400 bushels and 4 acres of cotton
produced 4 bales. He had cut 20 cords of wood worth $25.
**Mary A. Cain** owned 28 acres of improved land and 133 acres of woodland
worth $320. She had $5 worth of farm implements and livestock valued at $125.
She had spent $20 on her fences and estimated farm production was $275. She
had 1 horse, 3 milch cows and 6 other cattle. One of her cows had calved and
2 head of cattle had died, strayed or were stolen and not recovered. She had
3 sheep and 3 had been killed by dogs. She had 10 swine and no poultry. 7 acres
of Indian Corn produced 150 bushels; 1 acre of oats produced 10 bushels; 7 acres
of wheat produced 4 bushels and 7 acres of cotton produced 3 bales. Her family
had cut 20 cords of wood worth $25.
**Mary Morgan** owned 14 acres of improved land and 66 acres of woodland
valued at $240. She had $10 worth of farming tools and $100 worth of livestock.
Estimated value of farm production for 1879 was $250. She had 1 horse, 3 cows
and 3 other cattle. No butter production was listed and she had 6 swine. 7
acres of Indian Corn produced 200 bushels and 4 acres of cotton produced 3
bales. Her family cut 20 cords of wood worth $25.
**Evaline Cornelius** owned 8 acres of improved land and 74 acres of woodland
worth $200. She had $5 worth of farming implements and $70 worth of livestock.
Estimated farm production for the previous year was $50. She had 2 cows and had
sold 5 head of cattle. She had 8 hogs and no poultry. 2 acres of cotton produced
1 bale and her family had cut 20 cords of wood worth $25.
**Albert E. Quantz** owned 20 acres of improved land and 140 acres of unimproved
woodland valued at $200. He had $10 worth of farm tools and $50 worth of livestock.
Estimated farm production was listed as $200. He had 1 mule or ass, 2 cows which
had both calved and 3 other cattle. He had purchased 1 head of cattle during the
year. He had 24 swine. 7 acres of Indian Corn produced 250 bushels; 3 acres of
wheat produced 20 bushels and 4 acres of cotton produced 2 bales. He cut 20
cords of wood valued at $25.
**James F. Lawson** owned 7 acres of improved land and 73 acres of woodland
worth $250. He had $40 worth of livestock and estimated farm production for the
previous year at $150. No livestock was listed on the schedule for him. 9 acres
of cotton produced 3 bales and he had cut 20 cords of wood worth $25.
**Mr. Roberts** (no first name listed and no family named Roberts is found in
Lafave Township on the 1880 population schedule) owned 30 acres of improved land
and 93 acres of woodland worth $500. He had $50 worth of farm implements and $200
worth of livestock. He had spent $10 on his fences and $50 for 3 weeks of farm
labor. Estimated farm production was $400. He had 5 horses, 1 mule or ass,
3 milch cows which had all calved. He had purchased 1 head of cattle, sold
2 and slaughtered 1. 150 pounds of cheese had been made by his family in 1879.
He had 40 swine, 50 barnyard poultry and 50 other poultry. Egg production was
100 dozen. 12 acres of Indian Corn produced 300 bushels; 4 acres of oats
produced 30 bushels; 10 acres of wheat produced 14 bushels and 5 acres of
cotton produced 4 bales. ¼ acre of Irish potatoes produced 40 bushels.
His 25 apple trees produced no fruit and ½ acre with 65 peach trees produced
10 bushels worth $5. His bees provided 100 pounds of honey and he had cut no wood.
**Jennings D. Crowell** owned 50 acres of improved land and 150 acres of
woodland worth $1500. He had $150 worth of farm implements and $350 worth of
livestock. Estimated farm production for 1879 was $60. He had 3 horses, 1 mule
or ass, 4 working oxen, 6 cows which had dropped 4 calves and 10 other cattle.
He had purchased 4 head of cattle, sold 4 and 2 had died, strayed or were stolen
and not recovered. Butter production was 300 pounds. He had 3 sheep, from which
3 fleeces weighing 6 pounds had been clipped. He had 40 swine and no poultry.
No farm crops were listed and he had cut 20 cords of wood worth $25.
**Stephen L. Haney** owned 50 acres of improved land and 100 acres of
unimproved woodland valued at $1000. He had $100 worth of farming tools
and $300 worth of livestock. He estimated his farm production at $375. He
had 1 mule or ass, 2 working oxen, 5 cows which had dropped 3 calves and 7
other cattle. No butter production was listed. He had 20 swine. 14 acres of
Indian Corn produced 300 bushels; 12 acres of oats produced 120 bushels and
7 acres of cotton produced 5 bales. He cut 20 cords of wood worth $25.
**Jessee S. Lott** owned 25 acres of improved land and 35 acres of woodland
worth $500. He had $12 worth of farm implements and $150 worth of livestock.
He had spent $20 on his fences and estimated his farm production at $125. He
had 2 horses, 4 working oxen, 3 cows which had dropped 4 calves and 2 other
cattle. He had purchased 1 head of cattle, sold 2 and slaughtered 1. He had
16 swine. 8 acres of Indian Corn produced 125 bushels; 6 acres of oats produced
30 bushels; 3 acres of cotton produced 1 bale and 2 acres of sorghum supplied
the family with 80 gallons of molasses. He cut 20 cords of wood valued at $25.
**William F. Abbott** owned 12 acres of improved land and 68 acres of woodland
worth $400. He had $50 worth of farm implements and $500 worth of livestock.
Estimated farm production for the previous year was $350. He had 5 horses,
6 cows and 15 other cattle. He had sold 3 head of cattle, slaughtered 1 and
2 had died, strayed or were stolen and not recovered. No butter production
was listed. He had 16 swine and no poultry. 12 acres of Indian Corn produced
300 bushels and 6 acres of cotton produced 4 bales. He had cut 20 cords of
firewood worth $25.
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