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SCOTT COUNTY ARKANSAS**

1880 AGRICULTURAL CENSUS

LAFAYETTE TOWNSHIP

Transcribed by Delaine Edwards

**H. Henry Girtz** owned 22 acres improved, 2 ½ acres permanent meadows, pastures, orchards
or vineyards and 112 acres woodland valued at $1400. He had $20 worth of farming tools and
$300 worth of livestock. He had spent $10 on his fences the previous year. He had paid $400 for
1 week of hired labor. Estimated farm production for 1879 was $400. He had 1 acre of mown grassland
which had produced 1 ton of hay. He owned 3 horses, 3 mules or asses, 2 working oxen, 3 milch cows
and 12 other cattle. Three calves had been dropped and he had sold 1 head of cattle and 1 had died,
strayed or was stolen and not recovered. Butter production was 60 pounds. He had 25 swine, 50 barnyard
and 2 other poultry which had produced 40 dozen eggs. 16 acres produced 500 bushels of Indian Corn, 3
acres produced 10 bushels of oats, 10 acres produced 55 bushels of wheat, 10 acres produced 5 bales of
cotton and ¼ acres of sorghum produced 40 gallons of molasses. Two acres containing 75 trees produced
10 bushels of apples and ½ acre with 20 trees produced 9 bushels of peaches. Value of his fruit crops
was listed as $10. He had cut 10 cords of wood worth $5.
**William Crabtree** owned 75 acres improved, ½ acre permanent meadows, pastures, orchards or
vineyards and 85 acres of unimproved woodland worth $1000. His farm implements were valued at $15
and his livestock at $100. Estimated value of farm production for the previous year was $500. He
had 2 horses, 2 working oxen, 3 milch cows and 4 other cattle. Three calves had been dropped and
he had sold 3 head of cattle. 80 pounds of butter had been produced. He owned 80 sheep which had
dropped 14 lambs. He had sold 2 sheep, 2 were killed by dogs and 1 had died of disease. 42 fleeces
weighed 60 pounds. He had 21 swine and 60 barnyard poultry which produced 50 dozen eggs. 18 acres
produced 300 bushels of Indian Corn, 5 acres produced 30 bushels of oats, 4 ½ acres produced 19 bushels
of wheat and 8 acres produced 5 bales of cotton. ½ acre produced 150 bushels of sweet potatoes. ½ acre
with 50 trees produced 100 bushels of apples and 5 peach trees produced 10 bushels. The value of his fruit
production was $55. He had cut 30 cords of wood worth $15.
**Edmond Shirey** owned 45 acres improved and 71 acres unimproved land valued at $500. He had $15 worth
of farm tools and $150 worth of livestock. He had spent $10 for one week of farm labor and estimated his
farm production at $400. He had 2 mules or asses, 3 milch cows which had dropped 3 calves, and one other
head of cattle. He had sold 1 head of cattle, slaughtered 1 and 2 had died, strayed or were stolen and
not recovered. He owned 19 swine and his 30 barnyard poultry had provided 25 dozen eggs. 10 acres produced
125 bushels of Indian Corn, 10 acres produced 10 bushels of oats, 10 acres produced 22 bushels of wheat
and 8 acres produced 4 bales of cotton. ½ acre produced 20 bushels of sweet potatoes, 1/8 acre produced
40 lbs. of tobacco. One acre with 20 trees produced 50 bushels of apples and ¼ acre with 40 trees produced
20 bushels of peaches. Value of his fruit was listed at $25. His 30 cords of wood was valued at $15.
**Samuel Jones** owned 32 acres improved and 128 acres of woodland valued at $300. His farming tools
were worth $20 and he had $150 worth of livestock. Estimated farm production for 1879 was $190. He had 4
horses. 16 acres produced 80 bushels of Indian Corn, 5 acres produced 5 bushels of oats, 5 acres produced
15 bushels of wheat, 6 acres produced 2 bales of cotton and 1/8 acre produced 15 bushels of sweet potatoes.
12 trees produced 2 bushels of peaches with no value listed. He had cut 20 cords of firewood worth $10.
**James M. Shirey** owned 200 acres of unimproved woodland worth $400. He had $10 worth of farm implements
and $75 worth of livestock. He had spent $8 for 1 week of farm labor and estimated his farm production at $160.
He had 1 mule or ass. 10 acres produced 30 bushels of Indian Corn and he had cut no wood.
**William Anthony** owned 55 acres improved and 145 acres unimproved land valued at $1000. He had $100
worth of farming tools and $350 worth of livestock. He had spent $15 for 2 weeks of farm labor. Estimated
farm production for the previous year was $250. He had 3 horses, 2 working oxen, 5 milch cows and 5 other
cattle. Five calves had been dropped. One head of cattle had died, strayed or was stolen and not recovered.
50 pounds of butter had been produced on his farm. He had 21 sheep which had dropped 7 lambs. 14 fleeces
weighed 28 pounds. He had 30 swine, 100 barnyard and 5 other poultry which had produced 60 dozen eggs. 10
acres produced 130 bushels of Indian Corn, 3 acres produced 15 bushels of oats, 6 acres produced 3 bales of
cotton, 1/8 acre produced 15 bushels of sweet potatoes and his farm had also produced 15 pounds of tobacco.
10 apple trees produced 3 bushels of fruit and 10 peach trees produced 2 bushels. He had cut 30 cords of
wood worth $15.
**Albert Brown** owned 35 acres improved and 125 acres unimproved woodland worth $500. He owned $75
worth of farm implements and livestock valued at $200. He had spent $10 for 1 week of farm labor and
estimated farm production was $350. He had 1 horse, 2 mules or asses, 3 milch cows and 3 other cattle.
3 calves had been dropped. 40 pounds of butter had been produced. He had 23 swine, 40 barnyard and 12
other poultry which had produced 40 dozen eggs. 10 acres produced 250 bushels of Indian Corn, 2 acres
produced 10 bushels of oats and 5 acres produced 3 ½ bales of cotton. 20 trees produced 50 bushels of
peaches worth $25 and he had cut 30 cords of wood valued at $15.
**William Taylor** owned 40 acres improved, 3 acres improved permanent meadows, pastures, orchards
or vineyards and 120 acres unimproved land valued at $800. He had $30 worth of farm tools and $250 worth
of livestock. Estimated farm production was $200. He owned 3 horses, 2 working oxen, 3 milch cows and 10
other cattle. 3 calves had been dropped and butter production was 50 pounds. He had 18 swine, 25 barnyard
and 2 other poultry which produced 50 dozen eggs. 15 acres produced 150 bushels of Indian Corn, 12 acres
produced 5 bales of cotton, 1 ½ acres produced 80 gallons of sorghum molasses and 2 bushels of cow peas
had been produced. 1 acre with 12 trees produced 5 bushels of apples and 2 acres with 60 trees produced
50 bushels of peaches, all worth $25. 40 cords of wood worth $20 had been produced.
**Mary Gibbons** was sharecropping 22 acres of improved land. She had $15 worth of farming tools and
$50 worth of livestock. Estimated farm production for 1879 was $120. She had 2 horses, 3 milch cows and
1 other head of cattle. 3 calves had been dropped and 2 head of cattle had died, strayed or was stolen
and not recovered. 60 pounds of butter had been produced. She owned 2 swine and 32 barnyard poultry
which had provided 40 dozen eggs. 10 acres produced 160 bushels of Indian Corn and 12 acres produced
3 bales of cotton. ¼ acre produced 15 bushels of sweet potatoes. 20 cords of wood had been cut, worth $10.
**Albert Nations** was sharecropping on 15 acres of improved land. He owned $5 worth of farm tools
and $60 worth of livestock. Estimated farm production was $250. He owned 1 horse and 1 milch cow which
had dropped a calf. He had 1 hog and 25 barnyard poultry which had produced 20 dozen eggs. 7 acres
produced 150 bushels of Indian Corn, 6 acres produced 4 bales of cotton, ¼ acre produced 15 gallons
of sorghum molasses and 5 bushels of dry beans had been produced on his farm. He had cut 20 cords
of wood worth $10.
**William Holly** owned 10 acres of improved and 70 acres unimproved woodland valued at $150. He
had $5 worth of farm tools and $10 worth of livestock. Estimated farm production for 1879 was $75.
He had 1 ass or mule, 1 milch cow and 1 other head of cattle. He had 4 sheep which had dropped 2
lambs. Two fleeces weighed 3 pounds. He had 25 barnyard poultry which had produced 10 dozen eggs.
8 acres produced 150 bushels of Indian Corn, 4 acres produced 1 bale of cotton and 1 acre produced
18 gallons of sorghum molasses. Two peach trees produced 2 bushels of fruit and he had cut 20
cords of wood valued at $10.
**John Woods** owned 100 acres improved, 10 acres permanent meadows, pastures,
orchards or vineyards and 220 acres unimproved land valued at $1500. He had $100
worth of farming implements and cattle worth $300. He had spent $150 on his fences
and $100 for 30 weeks of farm labor. Estimated farm production for the previous year
was $1500. He had 3 horses, 2 mules or asses, 8 milch cows and 12 other cattle. One
calf had been dropped. He had purchased 1 head of cattle, sold 7 and slaughtered 3.
Butter production was 200 pounds. He had 40 swine and 30 barnyard poultry which had
produced 40 dozen eggs. 40 acres produced 700 bushels of Indian Corn, 30 acres produced
20 bales of cotton and 1 acre provided 60 gallons of sorghum molasses. 3 acres with 50
trees produced 100 bushels of apples worth $50 and he had cut 40 cords of wood valued at $20.
**Aaron Gist** owned 25 acres improved, 4 acres permanent meadows, pastures, orchards
or vineyards and 131 acres unimproved land worth $400. He had $50 worth of farm tools and
$230 worth of livestock. He had spent $50 for 10 weeks of farm labor and estimated farm
production was listed at $350. He had 3 horses, 1 mule or ass, 2 working oxen, 3 milch cows
and 7 other cattle. Two calves had been dropped and he had sold 1 head of cattle and
slaughtered 1. 150 pounds of butter had been produced. He had 1 sheep and 2 had been
killed by dogs. He owned 30 swine, 20 barnyard and 2 other poultry which had produced
50 dozen eggs. 4 acres produced 200 bushels of Indian Corn, 10 acres produced 3 bales of
cotton and his farm had also produced 2 bushels of cow peas, 6 bushels of Irish potatoes,
8 bushels of sweet potatoes and 25 pounds of tobacco. 1 ½ acres with 55 trees produced 20
bushels of apples and 3 acres with 300 trees produced 300 bushels of peaches. Value of his
fruit production was listed at $160. He had sold 600 pounds of grapes produced on ¼ acre
for $5. His farm had produced 75 pounds of honey and 2 pounds of beeswax. He had cut 50 cords
of wood valued at $25.
**Peter McDaniels** owned 15 acres improved and 145 acres unimproved land valued at $80. He
had $4 worth of farming tools and livestock valued at $40. Estimated farm production was $30.
He had one horse. Six acres produced 120 bushels of Indian Corn and 4 acres produced 3 bales
of cotton. He had cut 12 cords of wood worth $5.
**Hardy Barnett** owned 4 acres improved and 156 acres unimproved woodland worth $125. He
had $5 worth of farming tools and $125 worth of livestock. Farm production was estimated at
$50. He had 1 horse, 2 working oxen, 3 milch cows and 9 other cattle. Two calves had been
dropped and 2 head of cattle had died, strayed or were stolen and not recovered. He had 2
swine, 10 barnyard and 3 other poultry which had produced 3 dozen eggs. No farm crops were
listed and he had cut 24 cords of wood valued at $12. See also Hardy Barnard listed below;
this may be the same person. He is listed as __Hardy Barnard__ on the population census.
**Caroline Ward** owned 15 acres improved and 145 acres unimproved land worth $300. Her
farm tools were valued at $10 and she had $150 worth of livestock. Estimated farm production
for 1879 was $200. She owned 2 horses, 2 milch cows and 1 other head of cattle. Two calves
had been dropped and the family had churned 50 pounds of butter. She had 10 swine, 12
barnyard and 4 other poultry which had provided 28 dozen eggs. 5 acres produced 100 bushels
of Indian Corn, 4 acres produced 25 bushels of wheat, 4 acres produced 2 bales of cotton and
11 bushels of Irish potatoes had been produced. 6 trees provided 10 bushels of apples and 6
trees produced 12 bushels of peaches. Her fruit production was valued at $11. 12 cords of
wood had been cut, valued at $6.
**John Carnett** owned 60 acres improved, 2 acres permanent meadows, pastures, orchards
or vineyards and 98 acres unimproved woodland valued at $1000. He had $100 worth of farming
implements and $400 worth of livestock. He had paid $150 for 20 weeks of farm labor and
estimated farm production for the previous year at $1000. He owned 2 horses, 4 working
oxen, 6 milch cows and 3 other cattle. 2 calves had been dropped and he had sold 8 head
of cattle. 200 pounds of butter had been produced. He had 150 sheep which had dropped 35
lambs. He had purchased 36 sheep, slaughtered 2; 12 had been killed by dogs and 1 had
died of disease. 100 fleeces weighed 125 pounds. He had 100 swine, 30 barnyard and 20
other poultry which had produced 50 dozen eggs. 18 acres produced 400 bushels of Indian
Corn, 10 acres produced 120 bushels of oats, 12 acres produced 52 bushels of wheat, 13
acres produced 8 bales of cotton and ¼ acre produced 40 bushels of sweet potatoes. ½ acre
with 15 apple trees produced 15 bushels and 1 ½ acres with 300 peach trees produced 100 bushels.
Value of his fruit was listed as $62. He had cut 40 cords of wood worth $20.
**Jacob Wyatt** owned 50 acres improved and 110 acres unimproved land worth $625.
He had $15 worth of farming tools and $190 worth of livestock. He had spent $50 on
his fences and $50 for 8 weeks of farm labor. Farm production was estimated at $351.
He had 2 horses, 6 milch cows and 1 other head of cattle. 7 calves were born and he
had sold 2 head of cattle, slaughtered 2 and 1 had died, strayed or was stolen and
not recovered. 60 pounds of butter had been churned. He owned 20 swine, 20 barnyard
and 9 other poultry which produced 20 dozen eggs. 5 acres produced 60 bushels of
Indian Corn, 2 acres produced 10 bushels of oats, 6 acres produced 20 bushels of
wheat, 5 acres produced 3 bales of cotton, 1 bushel of cow peas had been grown and
1/8 acre produced 40 bushels of sweet potatoes. 1 ½ acres with 100 trees produced
100 bushels of apples and 2 acres with 120 trees produced 120 bushels of peaches,
all valued at $110. 30 pounds of honey and 2 pounds of wax had been produced, while
he had cut 22 cords of wood worth $11.
**Martha Smith** owned 60 acres improved, 2 acres permanent meadows, pastures,
orchards or vineyards and 98 acres of unimproved woodland valued at $1400. She had
$80 worth of farming tools and livestock valued at $300. She had spent $10 on her
fences and paid $20 for 4 weeks of farm labor. Estimated production was $400. She
owned 1 horse, 2 asses or mules, 5 milch cows and 4 other cattle. Three calves had
been dropped and she had purchased 1 head of cattle, sold 2 and 1 had died, strayed
or was stolen and not recovered. 50 pounds of butter had been produced on her farm.
She had 30 swine and 50 barnyard poultry which produced 40 dozen eggs. 7 acres produced
200 bushels of Indian Corn, 2 acres produced 12 bushels of oats, 4 acres produced 16
bushels of wheat and 8 acres produced 5 bales of cotton. 20 trees produced 20 bushels
of apples and 50 trees produced 50 bushels of peaches, all valued at $35. 20 cords of
wood had been cut, worth $10.
**Joseph Newton** owned 5 acres improved and 75 acres unimproved land worth $50. He
had $25 worth of livestock and estimated his farm production for 1879 at $120. He had 1
horse and 1 milch cow which had calved. He owned 4 swine and had no poultry. 1 acre
produced 25 bushels of Indian Corn and 9 acres produced 5 bales of cotton. He had cut
10 cords of wood worth $5.
**Martha Newton** owned 5 acres improved and 75 acres unimproved woodland valued at
$75. She had $5 worth of farm tools and $25 worth of livestock. She had spent $10 on
fences and $5 for 2 weeks of farm labor. Estimated farm production was $75. She owned
2 milch cows and 1 other head of cattle. 2 calves had been dropped. She had 26 swine
and 12 barnyard poultry for which no egg production was listed. 1 acre had produced 25
bushels of Indian Corn. 10 cords of wood had been cut, valued at $5.
**Hardy Barnard** owned 4 acres improved and 156 acres unimproved land valued at $200.
He had $20 worth of farm tools and $161 worth of livestock. He had spent $40 on his fences
and no estimate of farm production for the previous year was listed. He owned 1 horse, 2
working oxen, 5 milch cows and 2 other cattle. 4 calves had been dropped. 1 head of cattle
had died, strayed or was stolen and not recovered. 100 pounds of butter was produced. He had
1 hog and 25 barnyard poultry which produced 30 dozen eggs. No farm crops were listed and he
had cut 50 cords of wood valued at $25.
**James Henley** owned 20 acres improved and 140 acres unimproved land worth $300. He
owned $5 worth of farming tools and livestock valued at $75. He had paid $15 in wages for
4 weeks of labor and estimated farm production was $150. He had 1 horse, 1 milch cow which
had calved and he had purchased 1 head of cattle. Butter production was 50 pounds. He owned
15 swine and 50 barnyard poultry which had provided 60 dozen eggs. 8 acres produced 150
bushels of Indian Corn and 3 acres produced 2 bales of cotton. His 12 apple trees produced 4
bushels and 65 peach trees produced 100 bushels of fruit, all valued at $52. He had cut 50
cords of wood worth $25.
**Nelson Kirk** owned 40 acres improved, 10 acres permanent meadows, pastures,
orchards or vineyards and 110 acres unimproved woodland worth $1200. He had $25
worth of farming implements and $160 worth of livestock. He had spent $20 on his
fences and paid $5 for 2 weeks of farm labor. Estimated farm production was $220.
He had 2 horses, 2 milch cows and 2 other cattle. One calf had been born and he had
sold 2 head of cattle. 50 pounds of butter was churned. He had 47 swine and 13
barnyard poultry which had produced 20 dozen eggs. 8 acres produced 80 bushels of
Indian Corn, 1 acre produced 12 bushels of oats, 8 acres produced 3 bales of cotton
and 10 pounds of tobacco had been produced on his farm. 9 acres with 300 trees had
produced 100 bushels of apples and 1 ½ acres with 200 trees produced 400 bushels of
peaches, all valued at $100. He had sold 20 pounds of grapes produced on ½ acre.
He cut 50 cords of wood worth $25.
**William Thomas** owned 20 acres improved and 60 acres unimproved land valued at
$500. He had $30 worth of farm tools and $120 worth of livestock. He had spent $40
on his fences and $40 for 10 weeks of farm labor. Estimated farm production for 1879
was $350. He owned 3 horses, 2 milch cows and 2 other cattle. Two calves had been
dropped and he had sold 1 head of cattle. Butter production was 50 pounds. He had 12
hogs and 10 barnyard poultry which had laid 20 dozen eggs. 10 acres produced 350
bushels of Indian Corn and 6 acres produced 4 bales of cotton. His 50 peach trees
produced 50 bushels of fruit worth $25. He had cut 30 cords of firewood worth $15.
**William Bethell** owned 15 acres improved and 65 acres unimproved woodland worth
$600. He had farm tools valued at $75 and $150 worth of livestock. He had spent $10
on his fences and paid $50 in wages for 20 weeks of farm labor. Estimated farm production
was $275. He owned 3 horses, 1 milch cow and 1 other head of cattle. One calf had been
dropped and he had sold two head of cattle. 10 pounds of butter had been churned. He had
19 swine, 10 barnyard and 16 other poultry which had provided 20 dozen eggs. 6 acres
produced 125 bushels of Indian Corn and 5 acres produced 6 bales of cotton. 1 ½ bushels
of cow peas and 10 pounds of tobacco had been produced on his farm. He had 3 peach trees
which had produced no fruit and he had cut 20 cords of wood worth $10.
**James P. Hall** owned 100 acres improved, 4 acres permanent meadows, pastures,
orchards or vineyards and 225 acres unimproved land valued at $1000. He had $100 worth
of farming implements and $550 worth of livestock. He had spent $50 on his fences and
$150 in wages for 40 weeks of farm labor. Estimated farm production was $1800. He had
3 horses, 2 mules or asses, 9 milch cows and 10 other cattle. 5 calves had been dropped.
He had sold 5 head of cattle, slaughtered 1 and 1 had died, strayed or was stolen and not
recovered. 100 pounds of butter was produced. He owned 50 swine and 100 barnyard poultry
which had produced 120 dozen eggs. 30 acres produced 1000 bushels of Indian Corn, 4 acres
produced 120 bushels of oats, 20 acres produced 20 bales of cotton, ½ acre produced 40
gallons of molasses, ½ acre produced 40 bushels of Irish potatoes and ¼ acre produced 100
pounds of tobacco. 1 acre with 20 trees produced 60 bushels of apples and 3 acres with 70
trees produced 100 bushels of peaches, all worth $40. His 1/8 acre vineyard produced no
grapes and he had cut 150 cords of wood valued at $75.
**Asberry Tyler** owned 4 acres improved and 116 acres unimproved land worth $700.
His livestock was valued at $300 and he had spent $10 on fences. No estimate was listed
for farm production for the previous year. He had 1 horse, 4 working oxen, 4 milch cows
and 10 other cattle. 3 calves had been dropped, he had purchased 3 head of cattle, sold
1 and slaughtered 3. One head of cattle had died, strayed or was stolen and not recovered.
700 pounds of butter had been churned. He had 110 swine and 20 barnyard poultry which had
laid 60 dozen eggs. His farm had produced 5 bushels of Irish potatoes and he had cut 50
cords of wood valued at $25.
**Daily A. Taff** owned 1 acre improved and 39 acres unimproved land worth $120. He had
$100 worth of livestock and no estimate of farm production was listed. He owned 2 horses,
3 milch cows and 1 other head of cattle. He had slaughtered one. He had 15 hogs, 50 barnyard
and 7 other poultry which provided 30 dozen eggs. No farm crops were listed and he had cut 10
cords of wood worth $10.
**James Harper** owned 30 acres improved and 90 acres unimproved woodland valued at $750. He
had $75 worth of farming tools and $157 worth of livestock. He had spent $150 on fences and paid
$100 in wages for 21 weeks of farm labor. Estimated farm production for 1879 was $300. He had 2
horses, 1 mule or ass, 3 milch cows and 2 other cattle. 3 calves had been dropped, he had
purchased 1 head of cattle, sold 1 and slaughtered 1. Fifteen pounds of butter was produced.
He owned 7 hogs and 15 barnyard poultry which had laid 20 dozen eggs. 10 acres produced 100
bushels of Indian Corn, ½ acre produced 5 bushels of oats and 15 acres produced 10 bales of
cotton. 3 trees produced 3 bushels of peaches valued at $1. He had cut 20 cords of firewood
worth $10.
**Moses Smith** owned 50 acres improved and 150 acres unimproved land valued at $500. He
had $90 worth of farming tools and livestock valued at $181. He had spent $50 on his fences
and paid $35 for 13 weeks of farm labor. Estimated farm production was $150. He owned 2 horses,
4 milch cows and 2 other cattle. 2 calves had been dropped and he had sold 3 head of cattle and
slaughtered 2. 52 pounds of butter was reported. He had 11 swine, 25 barnyard and 5 other
poultry which had produced 26 dozen eggs. 28 acres produced 840 bushels of Indian Corn, 6
acres produced 20 bushels of oats, 15 acres produced 5 bales of cotton and 1 acre provided
40 gallons of sorghum molasses. 1 acre with 20 trees produced 15 bushels of apples and 12
trees produced 12 bushels of peaches, all worth $7. He had cut 20 cords of wood worth $15.
**Henry T. Rushton** owned 12 acres improved, 2 acres permanent meadows, pasture, orchards
or vineyards and 44 acres unimproved woodland worth $350. He had $10 worth of farm tools and
$100 worth of livestock. He had paid $25 in wages for 3 weeks of farm labor and estimated his
farm’s production for the previous year at $250. He had 1 horse, 3 milch cows and 1 other head
of cattle. 3 calves were dropped and he had sold 1 head of cattle and slaughtered 1. 40 pounds
of butter had been churned. He owned 11 swine and 12 barnyard poultry that had laid 13 dozen
eggs. 6 acres produced 100 bushels of Indian Corn, 5 acres produced 3 bales of cotton and ½
acre produced 29 gallons of sorghum molasses. 1 ¼ acre with 40 trees produced 5 bushels of
apples and ¼ acre with 60 trees produced 200 bushels of peaches, all worth $20. He had cut 25
cords of firewood worth $25.
**James Gibson** owned 35 acres improved, 3 acres permanent meadows, pastures, orchards or
vineyards and 80 acres unimproved land worth $700. His farm tools were worth $20 and he owned
$150 worth of livestock. He had spent $50 on his fences and $40 for 4 weeks of farm labor.
Estimated farm production was $648. He owned 2 horses, 2 working oxen, 3 milch cows and 4
other cattle. 2 calves were dropped. He had purchased 3 head of cattle and slaughtered one.
Butter production was 150 pounds. He had 14 swine and 15 barnyard poultry which had produced
20 dozen eggs. 11 acres produced 300 bushels of Indian Corn, 2 acres produced 10 bushels of
oats, 11 acres produced 12 bales of cotton and ½ acre produced 44 gallons of sorghum molasses.
His 30 peach trees produced 60 bushels of fruit worth $15 and he had cut 26 cords of wood worth $19.
**David Rogers** owned 20 acres improved and 60 acres unimproved land valued at $300. He had
$15 worth of farm tools and livestock valued at $146. He had spent $15 on his fences and paid $6
in wages for 1 week of farm labor. Estimated farm production for 1879 was $210. He owned 1 horse,
1 mule or ass, 1 milch cow and 1 other head of cattle. He had sold 1 head of cattle and 1 had died,
strayed or was stolen and not recovered. 12 pounds of butter had been churned. He had 6 sheep which
had dropped 1 lamb. 3 fleeces weighed 10 pounds. He had 16 swine, 7 barnyard and 7 other poultry
which had produced 9 dozen eggs. 13 acres produced 260 bushels of Indian Corn, 3 acres produced 20
bushels of oats, 4 acres produced 2 bales of cotton, 4 acres produced 10 bushels of sweet potatoes
and he had harvested 10 pounds of tobacco. His 15 trees had produced 5 bushels of apples and 75
trees had produced 150 bushels of peaches, all worth $10. He had cut 15 cords of wood worth $12.
**Nancy Kinslow** owned 30 acres improved, 1 acre of permanent meadows, pastures, orchards or
vineyards, 50 acres unimproved woodland and 80 acres of other unimproved land including “old fields”
valued at $500. She had $25 worth of livestock and had spent $50 on her fences. No estimate of farm
production was listed. She had 1 milch cow which had calved. She had sold 1 head of cattle. She had
15 swine and 15 barnyard poultry with no egg production listed. She had harvested 12 pounds of
tobacco and her 25 trees produced 5 bushels of apples. 1 acre containing 40 trees produced 40 bushels
of peaches, all valued at $10. 10 cords of wood worth $8 had been cut.
**James Barnes** was sharecropping 26 acres improved and 154 acres unimproved land valued at
$700. He had $30 worth of farming tools and $315 worth of livestock. He had spent $51 on the fences
and $40 for 3 weeks of farm labor. Estimated farm production was $315. He had 5 horses, 6 milch cows
and 11 other cattle. 3 calves had been dropped. 1 head of cattle had died, strayed or was stolen and
not recovered. 60 pounds of butter had been produced. He owned 25 swine, 12 barnyard and 1 other
poultry which produced 25 dozen eggs. He had planted an acre of rice. 8 acres produced 150 bushels
of Indian Corn, 11 acres produced 6 bales of cotton and he had harvested 10 bushels of sweet potatoes
and 10 pounds of tobacco. He had cut 10 cords of wood valued at $6.
**Robert H. Hunter** whose name is not found on the population schedule owned 34 acres improved
and 6 acres unimproved land valued at $350. He had $10 worth of farm tools and his livestock was
valued at $15. He had paid $100 for 20 weeks of farm labor and estimated farm production for the
previous year was $300. He had 1 horse and 1 mule or ass. He had purchased 1 head of cattle and 1
had died, strayed or was stolen and not recovered. He had 10 swine, 4 barnyard and 12 other poultry
which had provided 100 dozen eggs. 7 acres produced 100 bushels of Indian Corn, 2 acres produced 50
bushels of oats, 25 acres produced 100 bushels of wheat and 15 acres produced 6 bales of cotton. He
had cut 12 cords of wood worth $8.
**Daniel Stamp** was sharecropping 21 acres improved, 4 acres permanent meadows, pastures,
orchards or vineyards and 95 acres unimproved woodland worth $300. He had $20 worth of farming
implements and $125 worth of livestock. He had spent $20 on the fences and $20 for 5 weeks of
farm labor. Estimated farm production was $220. He had 3 horses, 2 milch cows and 2 other cattle.
2 calves had been dropped. He had sold 2 head of cattle and 1 died, strayed or was stolen and not
recovered. 60 pounds of butter was reported. He had 15 swine and 6 barnyard poultry which had laid
95 dozen eggs. 13 acres produced 200 bushels of Indian Corn, 3 acres produced 20 bushels of oats,
3 acres produced 15 bushels of wheat, 6 acres produced 4 bales of cotton and 1/8 acre provided 20
gallons of sorghum molasses. His farm had produced 10 bushels of Irish potatoes. 1/8 acre produced
30 pounds of tobacco. ½ acre with 30 trees produced 5 bushels of apples and 12 trees produced 5
bushels of peaches. His fruit was valued at $4 and he had cut 20 cords of wood worth $15.
**John Simmons** owned 25 acres improved and 55 acres unimproved land valued at $450. He had $94
worth of farming implements and $112 worth of livestock. He had spent $100 on his fences and paid $64
for 20 weeks of farm labor. Farm production was estimated at $250. He owned 4 horses and he had sold
5 head of cattle, slaughtered 1 and 1 had died, strayed or was stolen and not recovered. He owned 44
swine, 3 barnyard and 5 other poultry which had produced 6 dozen eggs. 9 acres produced 250 bushels
of Indian Corn and 5 acres produced 3 bales of cotton. 40 trees produced 40 bushels of peaches worth
$5. He had cut 10 cords of wood valued at $8.
**Henry Riddle** was sharecropping 12 acres improved and 148 acres unimproved land valued at
$1000. He owned $20 worth of farm tools and livestock worth $125. He paid $9 for farm labor and
estimated farm production for 1879 was $180. He had 2 horses, 1 mule or ass, 2 working oxen, 3
milch cows and 2 other cattle. 1 calf had been dropped and 1 head of cattle had been purchased. 10
pounds of butter was churned. He had 3 swine, 15 barnyard and 6 other poultry which had laid 4
dozen eggs. 4 acres produced 40 bushels of Indian Corn and 7 acres produced 4 bales of cotton.
He had cut 10 cords of wood worth $3.
**James McCaleb** owned 10 acres improved and 60 acres unimproved land valued at
$300. He had $25 worth of farming tools and $67 worth of livestock. He had spent $5
on his fences and paid $7 in wages for 2 weeks of farm labor. Estimated farm production
was $300. He had 2 horses and 2 milch cows, both of which had dropped calves. His family
had churned 15 pounds of butter. He had 7 swine, 24 barnyard and 8 other poultry which
had laid 30 dozen eggs. 10 acres produced 150 bushels of Indian Corn, 8 acres produced 6
bales of cotton, 20 bushels of Irish potatoes had been harvested and 8 acres had produced
200 pounds of tobacco. His 8 trees had produced 10 bushels of apples valued at $3. He had
cut 10 cords of wood worth $5.
**Isaac B. Hendricks** was sharecropping 20 acres improved and 60 acres unimproved
land worth $250. He had $10 worth of farm tools and livestock valued at $115. He had paid
$2 for 3 weeks of farm labor. Estimated farm production was $325. He owned 2 horses, 3 milch
cows and 1 other cattle. Two calves had been dropped and 1 head of cattle had been sold. 110
pounds of butter had been produced. He had 15 hogs, 25 barnyard and 5 other poultry which had
laid 100 dozen eggs. 15 acres produced 250 bushels of Indian Corn, 2 acres produced 10 bushels
of oats, 12 acres produced 6 bales of cotton, ¼ acre produced 25 bushels of sweet potatoes and
1/8 acre produced 40 pounds of tobacco. 12 peach trees produced 20 bushels of fruit worth $5.
He had cut 10 cords of wood worth $6.
**William H. Hendricks** owned 42 acres improved and 24 acres unimproved land worth $450.
He had $50 worth of farming implements and $95 worth of livestock. He had spent $51 on his
fences and $24 for 8 weeks of farm labor. Estimated farm production for 1879 was $225. He had
3 mules or asses, 2 milch cows which had both calved. 25 pounds of butter had been produced.
He had 9 hogs, 20 barnyard and 8 other poultry which had provided 56 dozen eggs. 6 acres
produced 55 bushels of Indian Corn, 3 acres produced 1 bushel of wheat, 3 acres produced 3
bales of cotton, 3 acres provided 40 gallons of sorghum molasses and 1/16 acre produced 15
pounds of tobacco. He had cut 11 cords of wood valued at $4.
**Pleasant Sligo** owned 12 acres improved and 6 acres unimproved woodland valued at
$75. He had $40 worth of farm tools and $390 worth of livestock. He had spent $125 on his
fences and $30 for 12 weeks of farm labor. Estimated farm production was $352. He owned 8
horses, 2 mules or asses, 7 milch cows and 4 other cattle. 6 calves had been dropped and he
had purchased 1 head of cattle, sold 1 and slaughtered 1. Butter production was 315 pounds.
He had 35 swine, 1 barnyard and 1 other poultry which had produced 41 dozen eggs. 12 acres
produced 50 bushels of Indian Corn, 8 acres produced 7 bales of cotton and 3 bushels of Irish
potatoes and 20 bushels of sweet potatoes had been harvested. His bees had provided 44 pounds
of honey and he had cut 10 cords of wood valued at $9.
**James Hendricks** was sharecropping 15 acres improved, 15 acres unimproved woodland
and 50 acres unimproved included “old fields” not growing wood valued at $600. He had $50
worth of farming tools and livestock worth $100. He had paid $5 for 1 week of farm labor
and his estimated farm production was $175. He had 3 horses and 3 milch cows which had all
dropped calves. He had purchased 2 head of cattle, sold 2 and 2 had died, strayed or were
stolen and not recovered. 165 pounds of butter had been churned. He had 20 swine, 12 barnyard
and 4 other poultry which had provided 20 dozen eggs. 8 acres produced 150 bushels of Indian
Corn, 3 acres produced 42 bushels of oats and 6 acres produced 2 bales of cotton. His 10 apple
trees produced 2 bushels and 40 peach trees produced 6 bushels. Total value of his fruit was $2.
He had cut 50 cords of wood worth $25.
**James Stewart** was sharecropping 12 acres improved and 28 acres unimproved land worth
$150. He owned $115 worth of livestock and estimated farm production at $98. He had 1 horse,
3 milch cows and 2 other cattle. One calf had been dropped and he had sold 1 head of cattle.
42 pounds of butter had been produced. He had 20 swine and 7 barnyard poultry which had laid
15 dozen eggs. 8 acres produced 85 bushels of Indian Corn, 3 acres produced 12 bushels of
oats, 4 acres produced 1 ½ bales of cotton and he had harvested 5 bushels of Irish potatoes.
He had cut 11 cords of wood valued at $7.
**William Dixon** owned 22 acres improved and 16 ¾ acres unimproved land valued at $300.
He had $8 worth of farm tools and $60 worth of livestock. He had spent $20 on his fences
and paid $50 for 16 weeks of farm labor. Estimated farm production for 1879 was $285. He had
2 horses and 1 milch cow which had calved. He had sold 1 head of cattle and 20 pounds of butter
was produced on his farm. He had 25 swine, 12 barnyard and 3 other poultry which had provided 6
dozen eggs. 15 acres produced 140 bushels of Indian Corn, 12 acres produced 4 ½ bales of cotton,
1/8 acre produced 18 gallons of sorghum molasses and 10 pounds of tobacco had been harvested on
his farm. He had cut 35 cords of wood worth $17.
**Abraham Morris** owned 75 acres of unimproved woodland valued at $350. His livestock was
worth $700. He had spent $250 on his fences and paid $250 for 12 weeks of farm labor. Estimated
farm production was $230. He had 12 horses, 3 milch cows and 40 other cattle. Six calves had been
dropped. He had purchased 49 head of cattle, sold 125, slaughtered 8 and 15 had died, strayed or
were stolen and not recovered. 50 pounds of butter had been churned. He had 20 barnyard poultry
which provided 25 dozen eggs. His farm had produced 10 bushels of Irish potatoes and 20 bushels
of sweet potatoes. 12 cords of wood worth $9 had been cut.
**William Denny** owned 25 acres improved and 135 acres unimproved land valued at $1000.
He had $50 worth of farming implements and $220 worth of livestock. He had spent $15 on his
fences and paid $15 for 2 weeks of farm labor. Estimated farm production was $350. He had 1
horse, 2 mules or asses, 2 milch cows and 3 other cattle. Two calves had been dropped and he
had purchased 1 head of cattle and sold 1. 50 pounds of butter had been produced. He had 25
swine and 50 barnyard poultry which produced 93 dozen eggs. 8 acres produced 250 bushels of
Indian Corn, 3 acres produced 35 bushels of oats, 7 acres produced 4 bales of cotton, ¼ acre
produced 35 gallons of sorghum molasses, 10 bushels of Irish potatoes had been harvested and
¾ acre produced 200 pounds of tobacco. He had cut 21 cords of wood worth $13.
**Abraham Walker** sharecropped 20 acres improved and 100 acres unimproved land valued at
$400. He had $50 worth of farm tools and $60 worth of livestock. He had paid $5 in wages for
2 weeks of farm labor. Estimated farm production was $350. He owned 1 horse, 1 mule or ass
and 3 milch cows which had all dropped calves. He had purchased 2 head of cattle. He had 10
swine and 9 barnyard poultry for which no egg production was listed. 20 acres produced 200
bushels of Indian Corn, 8 acres produced 6 bales of cotton and 1/8 acre produced 50 pounds
of tobacco. He had cut 30 cords of wood valued at $20.
**Radford Beams** owned 18 acres improved and 22 acres unimproved woodland worth $300.
He had $8 worth of farming tools and $210 worth of livestock. He had spent $75 on his fences
and $50 on wages for 13 weeks of farm labor. Estimated farm production was $213. He had 1
mule or ass, 3 milch cows and 2 other cattle. 3 calves had been dropped and he had purchased
2 head of cattle and sold 2. Butter production was 61 pounds. He owned 30 swine, 15 barnyard
and 2 other poultry which had produced 25 dozen eggs. 10 acres produced 100 bushels of Indian
Corn, 15 acres produced 25 bushels of wheat, 5 acres produced 4 bales of cotton and he had
harvested 2 bushels of dry beans and 12 bushels of sweet potatoes. ¼ acre with 40 trees
produced 80 bushels of peaches valued at $25. He had cut 25 cords of wood worth $19.
**Morido Beams** owned 7 acres improved and 33 acres unimproved land valued at $500. His
livestock was worth $108 and he had spent $50 on his fences and $40 for 9 weeks of farm labor.
Farm production for 1879 was estimated at $50. He had 2 horses and 2 head of cattle. He had
sold 2 head of cattle and owned 35 swine. 5 acres produced 15 bushels of Indian Corn and 2
acres produced 1 bale of cotton. 2 acres with 75 trees produced 100 bushels of peaches worth
$13.
**James Williams** was sharecropping 40 acres improved and 120 acres unimproved land
valued at $1000. He owned $150 worth of farming implements and livestock worth $200. He
had spent $150 on fences and $50 in wages for 15 weeks of farm labor. Farm production was
estimated at $700. He had 1 horse, 2 mules or asses, 1 milch cow and 2 other cattle. He had
purchased 1 head of cattle and butter production was listed as 15 pounds. 20 acres of Indian
Corn produced 500 bushels, 7 acres produced 35 bushels of oats, 18 acres produced 9 bales of
cotton, 1 acre produced 75 gallons of sorghum molasses and he had harvested 15 bushels of
Irish potatoes. He had cut 12 cords of wood valued at $9.
**Archibald Roth** owned 17 acres improved and 100 acres unimproved woodland
valued at $600. He had $100 worth of farm tools and livestock valued at $800. He
had spent $100 on his fences and paid $50 in wages for 12 weeks of farm labor.
Estimated farm production was $450. He owned 7 horses, 3 mules or asses, 2 working
oxen, 9 milch cows and 18 other cattle. 3 calves had been dropped and he had
purchased 3 head of cattle, sold 4, slaughtered 2 and 2 had died, strayed or were
stolen and not recovered. 156 pounds of butter was produced on his farm. He had 50
swine, 15 barnyard and 10 other poultry which had laid 20 dozen eggs. 8 acres produced
150 bushels of Indian Corn, 1 ½ acres produced 20 bushels of oats, 4 acres produced
4 bales of cotton and 4 acres produced 60 bushels of sweet potatoes. He had cut 50
cords of wood valued at $25.
**William Bird** owned 35 acres improved, 2 acres permanent meadows, pastures,
orchards or vineyards and 23 acres unimproved land worth $700. He had $60 worth of
farming tools and livestock worth $240. He had spent $100 on his fences and $20 for
8 weeks of farm labor. Estimated farm production for the previous year was $500. He
owned 2 horses and 3 milch cows. 2 calves had been dropped and he had sold 3 head of
cattle. 104 pounds of butter had been churned. He had 40 swine and 12 barnyard poultry
which had laid 14 dozen eggs. 23 acres produced 500 bushels of Indian Corn and 6 acres
produced 5 bales of cotton. 20 trees produced 3 bushels of apples and 40 trees produced
20 bushels of peaches, all valued at $15. 56 pounds of honey had been produced and he
had cut 50 cords of firewood valued at $25.
**James White** owned 22 acres improved, 1 acre permanent meadows, pastures, orchards
or vineyards and 58 acres unimproved woodland valued at $450. He had $30 worth of farm
tools and $203 worth of livestock. He had spent $50 on his fences and $60 for 15 weeks
of farm labor. Estimated farm production was $361. He had 3 horses, 2 mules or asses, 3
milch cows and 9 other cattle. One calf had been dropped, 1 head of cattle had been
slaughtered and 1 had died, strayed or was stolen and not recovered. 65 pounds of butter
had been churned. He had 7 sheep which had dropped 3 lambs and he had purchased 4 sheep.
One had been killed by dogs. 4 fleeces weighed 10 pounds. He had 51 swine and 18 barnyard
poultry which had provided 50 dozen eggs. 12 acres produced 350 bushels of Indian Corn, 5
acres produced 3 ½ bales of cotton, ¼ acre provided 40 gallons of molasses and ½ acre
produced 60 bushels of sweet potatoes. ½ acre with 25 trees produced 3 bushels of apples
and ½ acre with 40 trees produced 50 bushels of peaches, all worth $10. 88 pounds of honey
had been produced on his farm and he had cut 24 cords of wood worth $9.
**Uriah Cooke** was sharecropping 14 acres improved and 66 acres unimproved land
valued at $360. He had $10 worth of farm tools and $115 worth of livestock. He had spent
$5 on the fences and $10 for 3 weeks of farm labor. Estimated farm production was $341.
He owned 3 horses, 4 milch cows and 5 other cattle. Two calves had been dropped and 1
head of cattle had died, strayed or was stolen and not recovered. 45 pounds of butter
was produced. He had 15 hogs and 20 barnyard poultry that produced 13 dozen eggs. 9
acres produced 150 bushels of Indian Corn and 5 acres produced 4 bales of cotton. He had
cut 20 cords of wood worth $10.
**Henry Travis** owned 15 acres improved and 145 acres unimproved land worth $350.
He had farming tools valued at $40 and $125 worth of livestock. He had spent $15 on his
fences and $10 for 2 weeks of farm labor. Estimated farm production was $275. He had 2
horses, 2 milch cows and 4 other cattle. One calf had been dropped and 1 head of cattle
had died, strayed or was stolen and not recovered. 20 pounds of butter had been churned.
He had 25 swine and 2 other poultry with no egg production listed. 8 acres produced 250
bushels of Indian Corn, 3 acres produced 2 ½ bales of cotton and 10 bushels of sweet
potatoes had been harvested. His 12 peach trees had produced 8 bushels of fruit worth $2.
55 gallons of honey had been produced on his farm and he had cut 10 cords of wood valued at $5.
**Harvey Blair** owned 15 acres improved and 15 acres unimproved land valued at $425.
He had $20 worth of farm tools and $100 worth of livestock. He had spent $25 on his
fences and estimated farm production for 1879 at $75. He owned 2 horses, 1 milch cow
and 4 other cattle. One calf had been dropped and he had purchased 2 head of cattle.
31 pounds of butter had been churned. He had 27 swine, 17 barnyard and 4 other poultry
that had laid 21 dozen eggs. 7 acres produced 100 bushels of Indian Corn, 3 acres produced
60 bushels of oats and 6 bushels of sweet potatoes had been produced. 10 trees produced 5
bushels of apples and 30 trees produced 20 bushels of peaches, all valued at $9. He had cut
11 cords of wood worth $7.
**Eugene Deal** owned 23 acres improved and 57 acres unimproved land valued at $300.
He had $8 worth of farming tools and livestock worth $98. He had spent $5 on his fences
and estimated his farm production at $275. He had 1 horse, 3 milch cows and 3 other cattle.
Two calves had been dropped and he had sold 2 head of cattle and 1 had died, strayed or
was stolen and not recovered. 161 pounds of butter was produced. He had 1 hog and 5 barnyard
poultry which had laid 9 dozen eggs. 8 acres produced 125 bushels of Indian Corn, 3 acres
produced 40 bushels of oats, 8 acres produced 3 bales of cotton, his farm had produced 2
bushels of cow peas, 2 bushels of dry beans and 10 bushels of Irish potatoes. 20 peach trees
produced 30 bushels of fruit worth $7 and he had cut 12 cords of firewood worth $9.
**Dobson Stamp** was sharecropping 17 acres improved and 143 acres unimproved land
valued at $325. He had $10 worth of farming tools and $125 worth of livestock. He had spent
$75 on the fences and estimated farm production was $210. He owned 2 horses, 2 milch cows
and 2 other cattle. 2 calves had been dropped. 43 pounds of butter had been churned. He had
15 swine and 7 barnyard poultry for which no egg production was listed. 4 acres produced 100
bushels of Indian Corn, 1 ½ acres produced 45 bushels of oats, 5 acres produced 10 bushels of
wheat, 5 acres produced 3 bales of cotton and 1/8 acre produced 15 bushels of sweet potatoes.
12 peach trees produced 24 bushels of fruit valued at $5. He had cut 10 cords of wood worth $5.
**William C. Sligo** who is not listed on the population census owned 75 acres improved,
11 ½ acres permanent meadows, pastures, orchards or vineyards and 225 acres unimproved
woodland valued at $1500. He had $75 worth of farm tools and $800 worth of livestock.
Estimated farm production for the previous year was $100. He owned 6 horses, 2 mules or
asses, 10 milch cows and 20 other cattle. 10 calves had been dropped. He had slaughtered
3 head of cattle and 2 had died, strayed or were stolen and not recovered. Butter production
was 210 pounds. He had 100 sheep which had dropped 23 lambs. He had sold 39 sheep and
slaughtered 10. 45 fleeces weighed 90 pounds. He had 300 swine, 100 barnyard and 10 other
poultry which had provided 125 dozen eggs. 12 acres produced 125 bushels of Indian Corn,
10 acres produced 150 bushels of oats, 7 acres produced 6 bales of cotton, ¼ acre produced
25 bushels of Irish potatoes and ½ acre produced 50 bushels of sweet potatoes. 8 acres with
300 trees produced 500 bushels of apples and 3 ½ acres with 200 trees produced 500 bushels
of peaches, all valued at $250. His bees produced 66 pounds of honey and he had cut 15
cords of wood valued at $5.
**Lorenzo D. Henley** owned 35 acres improved and 125 acres unimproved land worth $450.
He had $80 worth of farming tools and $210 worth of livestock. He had spent $100 on his
fences and estimated farm production was $350. He had 4 horses, 2 milch cows and 2 other
cattle. 2 calves had been dropped and he had purchased 1 head of cattle, sold 3 and
slaughtered 1. 156 pounds of butter had been churned. He had 25 swine and 10 barnyard
poultry which had laid 15 dozen eggs. 13 acres produced 200 bushels of Indian Corn and
10 acres produced 5 bales of cotton. His 56 peach trees produced 100 bushels of fruit
valued at $15. He had cut 25 cords of wood worth $13.
**John J. Brown** owned 12 acres improved and 65 acres unimproved land valued at $200.
He had $5 worth of farm tools and $50 worth of livestock. He had spent $25 on his fences
and estimated farm production was $100. He had 2 horses and 1 milch cow which had calved.
He had purchased 1 head of cattle. He owned 1 hog and 6 barnyard poultry which had laid 8
dozen eggs. 6 acres produced 75 bushels of Indian Corn, 6 acres produced 1 bale of cotton
and ½ acre provided 40 gallons of sorghum molasses. He had cut 10 cords of wood worth $4.
**John W. Slaton** owned 14 acres improved and 66 acres unimproved land worth $150. He
had $35 worth of farming tools and livestock valued at $75. He had spent $100 on his fences
and estimated his farm production for the previous year at $15. He had 2 horses, 1 milch
cow and 2 other cattle. 1 calf had been dropped and he had sold 1 head of cattle and
slaughtered 1. 10 pounds of butter had been churned. He had 14 swine, 12 barnyard and
3 other poultry which had produced 9 dozen eggs. One acre produced ½ bale of cotton and
he had cut 10 cords of wood valued at $5.
**Elijah Cooke** owned 23 acres improved and 137 acres unimproved land worth $500.
He had $35 worth of farm implements and livestock worth $139. He had spent $60 on his
fences. Estimated farm production was $275. He had 2 mules or asses, 2 milch cows and
1 other cattle. 2 calves had been dropped and butter production was 156 pounds. He owned
16 swine, 16 barnyard and 4 other poultry which had provided 22 dozen eggs. 8 acres produced
75 bushels of Indian Corn and 8 acres produced 5 bales of cotton. He had cut 13 cords of
firewood worth $7.
**John Winters** owned 20 acres improved and 60 acres unimproved woodland valued at $800.
He had $10 worth of farm tools and $200 worth of livestock. He had spent $50 on his fences.
Estimated farm production was $300 and he owned 2 horses, 3 milch cows and 2 other cattle.
3 calves had been dropped and 152 pounds of butter was produced. He had 24 swine and 20
barnyard poultry that produced 15 dozen eggs. 5 acres produced 50 bushels of Indian Corn,
6 acres produced 40 bushels of wheat, 6 acres produced 4 bales of cotton and 1/8 acre
produced 10 bushels of Irish potatoes. He cut 20 cords of wood worth $10.
**Rhoda Abbott** owned 25 acres improved and 135 acres unimproved land worth $500.
She had $50 worth of farm implements and $145 worth of livestock. She had spent $10 on
her fences and estimated farm production for the previous year at $245. She had 2 horses,
3 milch cows and 3 other cattle. 3 calves had been dropped and 321 pounds of butter had
been churned. She owned 25 swine and 19 barnyard poultry which had laid 84 dozen eggs.
9 acres produced 100 bushels of Indian Corn, 1 acre produced 8 bushels of wheat, 8 acres
produced 6 bales of cotton and ¼ acre produced 10 bushels of Irish potatoes. 40 trees
produced 80 bushels of peaches worth $37 and 12 cords of wood had been cut valued at $7.
**Samuel Parkes** owned 20 acres improved and 100 acres unimproved land worth $300.
He had $100 worth of farming implements and livestock worth $300. He had spent $25 on
his fences and paid $3 for 1 week of farm labor. Estimated farm production was $250. He
owned 3 horses, 1 mule or ass, 6 milch cows and 6 other cattle. 5 calves had been dropped
and he had slaughtered 1 head of cattle. Butter production was 151 pounds. He had 30 swine
and 20 barnyard poultry which produced 51 dozen eggs. 8 acres produced 200 bushels of
Indian Corn, 3 acres produced 60 bushels of oats, 8 acres produced 6 bales of cotton,
1 bushel of cow peas had been harvested and ½ acre produced 35 bushels of sweet potatoes.
His 3 trees produced 2 bushels of apples and 20 trees produced 30 bushels of peaches, all
valued at $16. His bees produced 88 pounds of honey and 5 pounds of wax and he had cut 11
cords of wood worth $8.
**Eliza Hayden** owned 4 acres improved and 76 acres unimproved land valued at $175.
She had $5 worth of farm tools and $105 worth of livestock. Estimated farm production was
$75. She owned 1 horse, 2 milch cows and 4 other cattle. Two calves were dropped and 1 head
of cattle had died, strayed or was stolen and not recovered. 104 pounds of butter had been
churned. She reported 20 swine and 15 barnyard poultry which had laid 32 dozen eggs. 5 acres
produced 40 bushels of Indian Corn and 4 acres produced 1 ½ bales of cotton. 12 peach trees
produced 6 bushels of fruit worth $3 and 12 cords of firewood worth $8 had been cut.
**Benj. F. Johnson** owned 30 acres improved and 90 acres unimproved land worth $500.
He had $100 worth of farming implements and livestock valued at $410. He had spent $60 on
his fences and paid $25 in wages for 9 weeks of farm labor. Estimated farm production was
$550. He owned 7 horses, 3 milch cows and 9 other cattle. 3 calves had been dropped and he
had sold 3 head of cattle and slaughtered one. 104 pounds of butter had been produced. He
had 16 swine and 20 barnyard poultry which had produced 50 dozen eggs. 20 acres produced 300
bushels of Indian Corn, 3 acres produced 40 bushels of oats, 6 acres produced 36 bushels of
wheat, 12 acres produced 6 bales of cotton, ¼ acre provided 42 gallons of sorghum molasses
and ½ acre produced 40 bushels of sweet potatoes. He had cut 25 cords of wood valued at $25.
**Joseph Rogers** owned 23 acres improved and 17 acres unimproved woodland valued at $200.
He had $100 worth of farm tools and $235 worth of livestock. He had spent $10 on his fences
and estimated farm production for the previous year was $450. He had 2 horses, 2 mules or
asses and 4 milch cows. 4 calves had been dropped and he had sold 1 head of cattle. 21 pounds
of butter had been churned. He owned 12 swine, 25 barnyard and 14 other poultry which had
produced 25 dozen eggs. 10 acres produced 125 bushels of Indian Corn, 13 acres produced 7
bales of cotton, 1/12 acre produced 10 bushels of Irish potatoes and 1/8 acre produced 25
bushels of sweet potatoes. ¼ acre with 26 trees produced 26 bushels of apples and ¼ acre
with 30 trees produced 50 bushels of peaches, all valued at $20. He had cut 10 cords of
wood worth $5.
**Lewis Stafford** was sharecropping 17 acres of improved land. He owned $75 worth
of livestock and estimated farm production at $152. He had 1 horse, 2 milch cows and 1
other cattle. 2 calves had been dropped and he had sold 1 head of cattle. 21 pounds of
butter had been produced on his farm. He had 5 hogs and 20 barnyard poultry which had
provided 20 dozen eggs. 7 acres produced 100 bushels of Indian Corn and 6 acres produced
3 bales of cotton. He had cut 8 cords of wood valued at $4.
**Henry Page** owned 40 acres improved, 1 acre permanents meadows, pastures, orchards
or vineyards and 159 acres unimproved land valued at $800. He had $95 worth of farming
tools and $150 worth of livestock. He had spent $25 on his fences and $10 for 2 weeks of
farm labor. Estimated farm production was $500. He owned 2 mules or asses, 2 milch cows
and 6 other cattle. 2 calves had been born and he had sold 4 head of cattle. Butter
production was 152 pounds. He had 17 swine, 40 barnyard and 3 other poultry which had
laid 30 dozen eggs. 5 acres produced 150 bushels of Indian Corn, 4 acres produced 30 bushels
of oats, 6 acres produced 3 bales of cotton, ¼ acre produced 10 bushels of Irish potatoes
and ½ acre produced 40 bushels of sweet potatoes. ½ acre with 40 trees produced 10 bushels
of apples and ½ acre with 40 trees produced 25 bushels of peaches, all valued at $25. He
had cut 20 cords of wood worth $10.
**Simon Robinson** owned 26 acres improved, 20 acres permanent meadows, pastures,
orchards or vineyards and 114 acres unimproved woodland worth $500. He had $150 worth
of farm tools and $500 worth of livestock. He had spent $20 on his fences and paid $60
for 16 weeks of farm labor. Estimated farm production was $800. He owned 3 horses, 5
mules or asses, 5 milch cows and 18 other cattle. 5 calves had been dropped and he had
sold 2 head of cattle and 2 had died, strayed or were stolen and not recovered. 185
pounds of butter had been churned. He had 32 swine and 30 barnyard poultry that had
produced 504 dozen eggs. 14 acres produced 300 bushels of Indian Corn, 3 acres produced
70 bushels of oats, 10 acres produced 7 bales of cotton, 5 bushels of cow peas had been
produced, ¼ acre produced 75 bushels of sweet potatoes and 1/8 acre produced 60 pounds
of tobacco. 4 trees produced 4 bushels of apples and 25 trees produced 26 bushels of
peaches, all worth $13. He had cut 40 cords of wood worth $8.
**James Stafford** owned 13 acres improved and 27 acres unimproved land
valued at $150. He had $25 worth of farm equipment and $135 worth of livestock.
He had spent $50 on his fences and $4 for 1 week of farm labor. Estimated farm
production was $113. He had 1 horse, 1 mule or ass and 2 milch cows. 1 calf had
been dropped and he had sold 2 head of cattle. Butter production was 31 pounds.
He had 8 swine, 15 barnyard and 2 other poultry which provided 27 dozen eggs. 5
acres produced 2 ¼ bales of cotton and 1/16 acre produced 10 bushels of sweet
potatoes. He had cut 10 cords of wood valued at $4.
**John Stafford** owned 30 acres improved, 1 acre permanent meadows, pastures,
orchards or vineyards and 49 acres unimproved land valued at $300. He had $8 worth
of farming tools and $115 worth of livestock. He had spent $10 on his fences and
estimated farm production for 1879 was $190. He owned 1 horse, 1 mule or ass, 2
milch cows and 1 other cattle. 2 calves had been dropped and butter production
was 35 pounds. He had 4 sheep and had purchased 4. 2 fleeces weighed 2 pounds.
He had 20 swine, 9 barnyard and 5 other poultry which produced 13 dozen eggs. 7
acres produced 120 bushels of Indian Corn, 5 acres produced 2 ½ bales of cotton
and 1/16 acre had provided 16 gallons of sorghum molasses. ½ acre with 6 trees
produced 6 bushels of apples and ½ acre with 20 trees produced 20 bushels of peaches,
all valued at $7. He had cut 7 cords of wood worth $4.
**Philip Hennesee** owned 25 acres improved, ½ acre permanent meadows, pastures,
orchards or vineyards and 95 acres unimproved woodland valued at $400. He owned $15
worth of farming tools and $146 worth of livestock. He had spent $25 on his fences
and paid $16 for 3 weeks of farm labor. Estimated farm production was $173. He had
2 horses, 3 milch cows which had all calved and 3 other cattle. He had purchased 2
head of cattle, slaughtered 1 and 1 had died, strayed or was stolen and not recovered.
151 pounds of butter was produced on his farm. He had 10 swine, 8 barnyard and 4 other
poultry which had laid 9 dozen eggs. 3 acres produced 50 bushels of Indian corn, 3
acres produced 3 bales of cotton, 1/16 acre produced 12 gallons of sorghum molasses
and 1/16 acre produced 140 pounds of tobacco. 4 trees produced 4 bushels of apples
worth $1 and he had cut 30 cords of wood valued at $10.
**Lewis Walker** owned 26 acres improved, 1 acre permanent meadows, pastures,
orchards or vineyards and 139 acres unimproved woodland worth $350. He had $50
worth of farming implements and livestock valued at $224. He had spent $30 on his
fences and paid $10 for 12 weeks of farm labor. His estimated farm production for
1879 was $232. He had 2 horses, 3 milch cows and 1 other cattle. 3 calves had been
dropped. He had purchased 3 head of cattle and sold 3. The family had churned 25
pounds of butter. He owned 26 swine, 15 barnyard and 20 other poultry which had
provided 25 dozen eggs. 8 acres produced 200 bushels of Indian Corn, 5 acres produced
115 bushels of oats, 2 acres produced 8 bushels of wheat, 4 ½ acres produced 2 bales
of cotton and his farm had produced ½ bushel of dry beans. ½ acre with 25 trees produced
5 bushels of apples and ½ acre with 22 trees produced 20 bushels of peaches, all valued
at $30. His bees produced 88 pounds of honey and he had cut 22 cords of wood worth $13.
**Francis Sliger** owned 25 acres improved, 4 acres permanent meadows, pastures,
orchards or vineyards and 51 acres unimproved land worth $1000. He reported $100
worth of farm tools and $300 worth of livestock. He had spent $75 on his fences and
paid $25 for 5 weeks of farm labor. Estimated farm production was $373. He owned 2
horses, 2 mules or asses, 11 milch cows and 8 other cattle. 6 calves had been dropped.
He had purchased 21 head of cattle and sold 1. 60 pounds of butter had been produced.
He had 25 swine and 30 barnyard poultry which had laid 200 dozen eggs. 16 acres produced
400 bushels of Indian Corn, 4 acres produced 120 bushels of oats, 7 acres produced 5 bales
of cotton and 1 acre produced 52 pounds of tobacco. 1 acre with 48 trees produced 65 bushels
of apples and 3 acres with 150 trees produced 150 bushels of peaches, all valued at $30.
His bees produced 11 pounds of honey and he had cut 100 cords of wood worth $50.
**James J. Stamp** was renting 16 acres improved land valued at $175. He had $30
worth of farming tools and livestock worth $175. He had spent $10 on the fences and
$35 for 21 weeks of farm labor. Estimated farm production was $335. He owned 3 horses,
4 working oxen and 3 milch cows. 3 calves had been dropped. He had purchased 4 head of
cattle and sold 4. 25 pounds of butter had been produced. He had 12 swine and 35 barnyard
poultry which had laid 310 dozen eggs. 16 acres produced 75 bushels of Indian Corn and 10
acres produced 5 bales of cotton. He had cut 30 cords of wood worth $13.
**Marlos W. Bevers** owned 40 acres improved and 80 acres unimproved land worth $280.
He had $25 worth of farm tools and $60 worth of livestock. No estimated farm production
was listed. He had 2 horses. 3 acres produced 1 bale of cotton. He had cut 10 cords of
wood worth $5.
**Willey Robinson** owned 60 acres improved, 2 acres permanent meadows, pastures,
orchards or vineyards and 191 acres unimproved woodland valued at $2500. He had $125
worth of farming tools and $500 worth of livestock. He had paid $15 for 9 weeks of farm
labor and estimated farm production for 1879 at $400. He had 3 horses, 3 mules or asses,
6 milch cows and 1 other cattle. 3 calves had been dropped. He had sold 6 head of cattle,
slaughtered 2 and 1 had died, strayed or was stolen and not recovered. 365 pounds of butter
had been produced. He owned 40 swine, 15 barnyard and 3 other poultry which had produced 25
dozen eggs. 29 acres produced 350 bushels of Indian Corn, 6 acres produced 180 bushels of
oats and 25 acres produced 15 bales of cotton. 1 acre with 70 trees produced 100 bushels
of apples and 1 acre with 30 trees produced 60 bushels of peaches, all worth $80. He had
cut 300 cords of wood worth $15.
**Charles Cooke** was sharecropping 18 acres of improved land. He had $50 worth of farm
tools and livestock worth $175. He had spent $8 on the fences and paid $40 for 6 weeks of
farm labor. Estimated farm production for the previous year was $285. He owned 3 horses and
2 head of cattle. He had purchased 1 head of cattle and slaughtered 1. Butter production was
52 pounds. He had 25 swine, 20 barnyard and 2 other poultry which had laid 63 dozen eggs. 12
acres produced 200 bushels of Indian Corn, 5 acres produced 75 bushels of oats, 8 acres
produced 4 bales of cotton, 1/16 acre produced 10 bushels of sweet potatoes and 1/16 acre
produced 30 pounds of tobacco. 1 acre with 10 trees produced 20 bushels of apples and 1
acre with 40 trees produced 20 bushels of peaches, all valued at $12. He had cut 12 cords
of wood worth $5.
**Henry Bethell** owned 20 acres improved, 2 acres permanent meadows, pastures,
orchards or vineyards and 120 acres unimproved land valued at $550. He had $10 worth
of farm tools and $120 worth of livestock. He had spent $8 on his fences and paid $20
for 4 weeks of farm labor. Estimated farm production was $125. He had 1 horse, 4 milch
cows and 6 other cattle. 2 calves had been dropped. He had purchased 1 head of cattle,
sold 1, slaughtered 1, and 1 had died, strayed, or was stolen and not recovered. His
family had churned 52 pounds of butter. He had 20 swine and 2 barnyard poultry which
had laid 5 dozen eggs. 5 acres produced 100 bushels of Indian Corn, 2 acres produced
30 bushels of oats and 4 acres produced 1 ½ bales of cotton. His bees produced 22
pounds of honey and he had cut 12 cords of firewood worth $6.
**Fernando McCaleb** owned 35 acres improved and 45 acres unimproved land valued
at $500. He had $50 worth of farming implements and $235 worth of livestock. He had
spent $28 on his fences and $3 for 1 week of farm labor. Estimated farm production was
$350. He had 2 horses, 2 mules or asses, 4 milch cows and 2 other cattle. 4 calves had
been dropped and he had sold 1 head of cattle and 1 had died, strayed or was stolen
and not recovered. Butter production was 118 pounds. He owned 25 swine and 10 barnyard
poultry that had laid 24 dozen eggs. 11 acres produced 440 bushels of Indian Corn, 2
acres produced 20 bushels of oats, 4 acres produced 10 bushels of wheat and 5 acres
produced 2 bales of cotton. 12 trees produced 22 bushels of peaches valued at $4. He
had cut 10 cords of wood worth $5.
**Albert G. Washburn** was sharecropping 27 acres improved, 1 ½ acres
permanent meadows, pastures, orchards or vineyards, 92 acres unimproved woodland
and 4 acres unimproved land including “old fields” not growing wood, all valued at
$500. He owned $6 worth of farm tools and livestock worth $185. He had spent $15 on
the fences and $50 in wages for 12 weeks of farm labor. Farm production was estimated
at $700. He had 3 horses and 1 milch cow. One calf had been dropped; he had purchased
2 head of cattle, sold 8 and slaughtered 1. 45 pounds of butter had been churned. He
had 17 swine, 13 barnyard and 6 other poultry that had provided 60 dozen eggs. 20 acres
produced 450 bushels of Indian Corn, 2 acres produced 16 bushels of oats and 9 acres
produced 5 bales of cotton. 10 trees produced 5 bushels of apples and 20 trees produced
4 bushels of peaches, all valued at $3. He had cut 20 cords of wood valued at $10.
**Alfred Barnes** was sharecropping 21 acres of improved land. He owned $50 worth of
livestock and estimated farm production for 1879 at $113. He had 2 horses, 2 milch cows
and 1 other cattle. 2 calves had been dropped and he had purchased 1 head of cattle.
Butter production was 25 pounds. He had 13 swine, 40 barnyard and 2 other poultry that
had laid 51 dozen eggs. 12 acres produced 75 bushels of Indian Corn and 9 acres produced
2 bales of cotton. He had cut 15 cords of wood worth $8.
**Seborn Harrell** owned 50 acres improved, 3 acres permanent meadows, pastures,
orchards or vineyards and 70 acres unimproved land valued at $1000. He had $110 worth
of farming implements and $445 worth of livestock. Estimated farm production was $365.
He owned 3 horses, 4 mules or asses, 4 milch cows and 13 other cattle. 4 calves had been
dropped. He had sold 2 head of cattle and 3 had died, strayed or were stolen and not
recovered. 150 pounds of butter had been produced. He had 35 swine, 18 barnyard and 2
other poultry which had laid 100 dozen eggs. 10 acres produced 200 bushels of Indian
Corn, 10 acres produced 5 bales of cotton and 1/16 acre produced 15 bushels of sweet
potatoes. 100 trees produced 15 bushels of apples and 25 trees produced 50 bushels of
peaches, all valued at $30. He had cut 15 cords of wood worth $7.
**Thomas Boaz** owned 28 acres improved and 132 acres unimproved land worth $200.
He had $50 worth of farm tools and $150 worth of livestock. Estimated farm production
was $200. He had 1 horse, 1 mule or ass, 3 milch cows and 15 other cattle. 2 calves
had been born. He had sold 7 head of cattle and 1 had died, strayed or was stolen and
not recovered. Butter production was 40 pounds. He had 20 swine, 14 barnyard and 5
other poultry which had provided 28 dozen eggs. 10 acres produced 175 bushels of Indian
Corn, 2 acres produced 20 bushels of oats, 10 acres produced 90 bushels of wheat, 4
acres produced 3 bales of cotton, 1/8 acre produced 20 bushels of sweet potatoes and
2/10 acre produced 20 pounds of tobacco. He had cut 10 cords of wood valued at $7.
**William Hamilton** owned 19 acres improved and 21 acres unimproved land valued
at $200. He had $10 worth of farm tools and $156 worth of livestock. He had spent $25
on his fences. Estimated farm production for 1879 was $505. He had 3 horses, 3 milch
cows and 3 other cattle. 2 calves had been dropped. He had purchased 3 head of cattle,
sold 4 and 2 had died, strayed or were stolen and not recovered. 51 pounds of butter
had been churned. He had 18 swine, 25 barnyard and 2 other poultry which had produced
36 dozen eggs. 5 acres produced 75 bushels of Indian Corn, 1 acre produced 20 bushels
of oats, 13 acres produced 9 bales of cotton and 1/16 acre provided 12 gallons of
sorghum molasses. ½ acre with 30 trees produced 30 bushels of peaches worth $12. He
had cut 11 cords of wood valued at $6.
**Thomas King** owned 50 acres improved, 5 acres permanent meadows, pastures,
orchards or vineyards and 60 acres unimproved woodland worth $750. He had $40 worth
of farming implements and livestock valued at $385. He had spent $5 on his fences and
paid $10 for 3 weeks of farm labor. Estimated farm production was $525. He had 3
horses, 2 mules or asses, 6 milch cows and 7 other cattle. 6 calves had been dropped
and he had sold 2 head of cattle and slaughtered 1. 365 pounds of butter had been
churned. He owned 30 swine, 30 barnyard and 7 other poultry which had produced 75
dozen eggs. 14 acres produced 400 bushels of Indian Corn, 5 acres produced 150
bushels of oats, 7 acres produced 4 bales of cotton, 2/3 acres provided 50 gallons
of sorghum molasses, 1 bushel of cow peas had been harvested, ½ acre produced 15
bushels of Irish potatoes, 1/16 acre produced 10 bushels of sweet potatoes and ½
acre produced 20 pounds of tobacco. His 15 trees produced 5 bushels of apples and
250 trees produced 25 bushels of peaches, all valued at $7. His bees provided 55
pounds of honey and he had cut 35 cords of wood worth $17.
**Albert Boaz** owned 10 acres improved and 30 acres unimproved land worth $300.
He had $10 worth of farm tools and $105 worth of livestock. He had spent $10 on his
fences and $10 for 4 weeks of farm labor. He estimated his farm production for the
previous year at $165. He owned 1 horse, 2 working oxen and head of cattle. 2 calves
had been dropped and 28 pounds of butter was produced. He had 10 swine, 12 barnyard
and 2 other poultry which had laid 31 dozen eggs. 4 acres produced 75 bushels of Indian
Corn, 4 acres produced 2 bales of cotton and ¼ acre produced 35 pounds of tobacco. He
had cut 12 cords of wood worth $7.
**Atlas Boaz** owned 15 acres improved, 1 acre permanent meadows, pastures,
orchards or vineyards and 64 acres unimproved land valued at $225. He had $5
worth of farm tools and livestock worth $105. He had spent $15 on his fences and
paid $10 in wages for 2 weeks of farm labor. Estimated farm production was $175.
He owned 1 horse, 1 milch cow and 1 other cattle. 1 calf had been dropped and he
had purchased 1 head of cattle. 20 pounds of butter had been produced. He had 4
hogs and 10 barnyard poultry which had laid 10 dozen eggs. 5 acres produced 50
bushels of Indian Corn, 9 acres produced 3 bales of cotton, 3 bushels of Irish
potatoes had been harvested and ¼ acre had produced 30 pounds of tobacco. 1 acre
with 30 trees produced 45 bushels of peaches worth $11. He had cut 10 cords of
firewood worth $5.
**James Fleming** owned 23 acres improved, 1 acre permanent meadows, pastures,
orchards or vineyards and 136 acres unimproved woodland worth $600. He had $15
worth of farm implements and livestock valued at $134. He had spent $10 on his
fences and estimated farm production for 1879 at $350. He had 1 horse, 2 milch
cows and 2 other cattle. 2 calves had been dropped and he had purchased 1 head
of cattle and 1 had died, strayed or was stolen and not recovered. 10 pounds of
butter had been churned. He had 12 swine and 12 barnyard poultry which had provided
75 dozen eggs. 10 acres produced 150 bushels of Indian Corn, 1 ½ acres produced 30
bushels of oats, 5 acres produced 10 bushels of wheat and 4 acres produced 3 bales
of cotton. ½ acre with 2 trees produced 3 bushels of apples and ½ acre with 75 trees
produced 15 bushels of peaches, all valued at $9. He had cut 10 cords of wood worth $10.
**James McDaniel** owned 30 acres improved and 36 acres unimproved land valued
at $700. He had $50 worth of farm tools and $254 worth of livestock. He had spent
$20 on his fences and estimated farm production was $245. He owned 2 horses, 1 mule
or ass, 6 milch cows and 4 other cattle. 6 calves had been dropped. He had purchased
1 and sold 1 head of cattle. 250 pounds of butter was produced. He had 18 swine, 25
barnyard and 14 other poultry which had laid 160 dozen eggs. 9 acres produced 200 bushels
of Indian Corn, 12 acres produced 6 bales of cotton and ¼ acre provided 30 gallons of
sorghum molasses. He had cut 15 cords of wood valued at $9.
**Paul Gatewood** owned 20 acres improved and 20 acres unimproved land worth
$150. He had $5 worth of farming tools and $60 worth of livestock. He had spent
$2 on his fences and estimated farm production for 1879 at $16. He had 1 horse,
1 mule or ass and 3 milch cows which had all calved. He had purchased 3 head of
cattle and sold 1. 15 pounds of butter had been churned. He had 15 swine and 12
barnyard poultry which had laid 20 dozen eggs. No farm crops were listed. 20 trees
produced 20 bushels of peaches worth $5 and he had cut 11 cords of wood valued at $6.
**George Johnson** owned 25 acres improved and 15 acres unimproved woodland
valued at $200. He had $5 worth of farm tools and $149 worth of livestock. He
had spent $30 on his fences and $10 for 3 weeks of farm labor. Estimated farm
production was $350. He had mowed 1 acre which produced 4 tons of hay. His farm
had produced 6 bushels of grass seeds. He had 2 horses, 2 working oxen and 2
milch cows. 2 calves had been dropped and he had purchased 2 head of cattle,
sold 2 and 1 had died, strayed or was stolen and not recovered. 10 pounds of
butter had been produced. He had 19 swine, 13 barnyard and 4 other poultry
which produced 50 dozen eggs. 10 acres produced 100 bushels of Indian Corn, 6
acres produced 3 bales of cotton and 4 bushels of cow peas had been harvested.
Information about his orchards appears to have been erased and is illegible. He
cut 12 cords of wood valued at $6.
**William Autrey** owned 30 acres improved, 4 acres permanent meadows, pastures,
orchards or vineyards and 86 acres unimproved land valued at $550. He owned $100
worth of farming implements and livestock valued at $195. He had spent $31 on his
fences and paid $20 for 7 weeks of farm labor. Estimated farm production was $325.
He had 2 horses, 7 milch cows and 3 other cattle. 2 calves had been dropped. Butter
production was 152 pounds. He had 12 swine and 15 barnyard poultry which had laid
40 dozen eggs. 12 acres produced 300 bushels of Indian Corn, 5 acres produced 15
bushels of wheat, 7 acres produced 5 bales of cotton, 1 acre provided 200 gallons
of sorghum molasses, 5 bushels of cow peas had been produced and 5 bushels of
Irish potatoes were harvested. ½ acre with 12 trees produced 2 bushels of apples
and 3 ½ acres with 300 trees produced 300 bushels of peaches, all with a value of
$76. He had cut 12 cords of wood valued at $6.
**Richard Autrey** was sharecropping 17 acres improved and 53 acres unimproved
land worth $400. He had $50 worth of farming tools and $83 worth of livestock. He
had spent $10 on fences and $7 on wages for 2 weeks of farm labor. Estimated farm
production for 1879 was $255. He owned 1 mule or ass, 2 milch cows and 2 other cattle.
Two calves had been dropped and he had sold 1 head of cattle. 20 pounds of butter
had been churned. He had 3 swine and 15 barnyard poultry which had produced 25 dozen
eggs. 10 acres produced 100 bushels of Indian Corn, 2 acres produced 20 bushels of
oats, 4 acres produced 3 bales of cotton, 1/8 acre produced 25 gallons of sorghum
molasses and 6 acres produced 100 pounds of tobacco. 15 peach trees produced 10
bushels of fruit worth $5. He had cut 10 cords of wood worth $5.
**Henry H. Harrell** owned 25 acres improved, 1 acre permanent meadows, pastures,
orchards or vineyards and 176 acres unimproved woodland worth $800. He had $60 worth
of farm tools and $225 worth of livestock. He had spent $15 on his fences and paid $40
in wages for 10 weeks of farm labor. Estimated farm production was $325. ½ acre produced
2 tons of hay. He owned 1 horse, 1 mule or ass, 4 milch cows and 1 other cattle. 4 calves
had been dropped. He had sold 2 head of cattle and 2 had died, strayed or were stolen and
not recovered. 56 pounds of butter had been produced. His 27 sheep had dropped 9 lambs.
1 sheep had died of disease and 18 fleeces weighed 36 pounds. He had 27 swine, 20 barnyard
and 3 other poultry which had laid 30 dozen eggs. 16 acres produced 250 bushels of Indian
Corn, 1 acre produced 30 bushels of oats, 5 acres produced 4 bales of cotton, ¾ acres
produced 70 gallons of sorghum molasses, 4 bushels of cow peas had been harvested and
1/16 acre produced 5 bushels of sweet potatoes. 5 trees produced 5 bushels of apples
and 60 trees produced 60 bushels of peaches, all valued at $16. He had cut 10 cords of
wood worth $5.
**Lewis Oglesby** owned 20 acres improved and 100 acres unimproved land worth
$500. He owned $40 worth of farming implements and livestock valued at $200. He
had spent $25 on his fences and $25 for 8 weeks of farm labor. Estimated farm production
was $350. He had 2 horses, 2 working oxen, 5milch cows and 8 other cattle. 5 calves had
been dropped. He had sold 3 head of cattle and 2 had died, strayed or were stolen and not
recovered. 100 pounds of butter was churned. He had 48 swine and 12 barnyard poultry which
had produced 38 dozen eggs. 10 acres produced 150 bushels of Indian Corn, 6 acres produced
4 bales of cotton, 6 bushels of cow peas had been produced and 1/8 acre yielded 20 bushels
of Irish potatoes. His 7 trees produced 4 bushels of apples and 100 peach trees on ½ acre
produced no fruit. Value of his apple crop was $15. He had cut 15 cords of firewood worth $10.
**William Sweeden** owned 10 acres improved and 30 acres unimproved land worth $100.
He had $5 worth of farm tools and $50 worth of livestock. He had spent $10 on his fences.
Estimated farm production for the previous year was $160. He owned 2 horses, 3 milch cows
and 7 other cattle. 3 calves had been dropped and 1 head of cattle had died, strayed or was
stolen and not recovered. Butter production was 40 pounds. He had 15 swine and 5 barnyard
poultry which had laid 16 dozen eggs. 5 acres produced 60 bushels of Indian Corn, 5 acres
produced 2 bales of cotton and 5 bushels of cow peas had been harvested. 30 trees produced
20 bushels of peaches worth $5. He had cut 11 cords of wood valued at $6.
**Coleman Bird** owned 35 acres improved and 45 acres unimproved woodland valued at
$600. He had $25 worth of farming implements and $150 worth of livestock. Estimated farm
production was $200. He had 3 horses and 2 milch cows, which had both dropped calves. He
had sold 5 head of cattle and 63 pounds of butter had been churned. He owned 12 swine and
20 barnyard poultry which had provided 20 dozen eggs. 17 acres produced 350 bushels of
Indian Corn, 4 acres produced 60 bushels of oats, 8 acres produced 5 bales of cotton, ½
acre produced 100 gallons of sorghum molasses, 1/16 acre produced 10 bushels of Irish
potatoes and 1/16 acre produced 50 pounds of tobacco. ¼ acre with 50 trees produced 4
bushels of apples and ¼ acre with 30 trees produced 30 bushels of peaches, all worth $17.
He had cut 12 cords of wood valued at $7.
**John M. Glass** owned 85 acres improved, 16 acres permanent meadows, pastures,
orchards or vineyards and 395 acres unimproved land valued at $2500. He owned $500
worth of farming implements and livestock worth $500. He had spent $50 on his fences
and $55 for 9 weeks of farm labor. Estimated farm production was $671. 1 acre had
produced 3 tons of hay and 5 bushels of grass seed. He had 1 horse, 3 mules or asses,
7 milch cows and 2 other cattle. 7 calves had been dropped and he had sold 2 head of
cattle. 415 pounds of butter was produced on his farm. He had 50 swine, 25 barnyard
and 5 other poultry which had laid 100 dozen eggs. 20 acres produced 400 bushels of
Indian Corn, 4 acres produced 120 bushels of oats, 10 acres produced 51 bushels of
wheat, 20 acres produced 6 bales of cotton and 1 bushel of cow peas had been harvested.
7 acres with 620 trees produced 420 bushels of apples and 1 acre with 100 trees produced
30 bushels of peaches, all with a value of $260. He had cut 200 cords of wood worth $100.
**John Alexander** owned 65 acres improved. 1 acre permanent meadows, pastures, orchards
or vineyards and 134 acres unimproved woodland valued at $1000. He had $150 worth of farm
tools and $355 worth of livestock. He had spent $50 on his fences and $50 for 10 weeks of
farm labor. Farm production was estimated at $450. He owned 3 mules or asses, 6 milch cows
and 4 other cattle. 6 calves had been dropped and he had purchased 2 head of cattle. 155
pounds of butter was produced. He had 11 sheep which had dropped 1 lamb. He had sold 1
sheep and 8 fleeces weighed 16 pounds. He had 30 swine and 10 barnyard poultry which
had produced 40 dozen eggs. 23 acres produced 300 bushels of Indian Corn, 8 acres
produced 200 bushels of oats, 10 acres produced 52 bushels of wheat, 3 acres produced
3 bales of cotton and 1 acre provided 124 gallons of sorghum molasses. 12 trees produced
12 bushels of apples and 100 trees produced 100 bushels of peaches, all valued at $56.
He had cut 50 cords of firewood worth $25.
**William J. Harrell** owned 19 acres improved and 61 acres unimproved land
worth $400. He had $90 worth of farming implements and livestock valued at $230.
He had spent $10 on his fences and estimated farm production at $235. He had 2
horses, 6 milch cows and 7 other cattle. 6 calves had been dropped and he had
sold 4 head of cattle and slaughtered 1. 92 pounds of butter was churned. He
had 18 swine, 20 barnyard and 7 other poultry which had laid 30 dozen eggs. 8
acres produced 125 bushels of Indian Corn, 8 acres produced 80 bushels of oats,
3 acres produced 2 bales of cotton and 1/8 acre produced 25 gallons of sorghum
molasses. 5 trees produced 15 bushels of apples and 6 trees produced 12 bushels
of peaches, all valued at $14. He had cut 10 cords of firewood worth $5.
**Charles Hopkins** owned 30 acres improved, 1 acre permanent meadows,
pastures, orchards or vineyards and 130 acres unimproved land valued at $650.
He had $50 worth of farm tools and $255 worth of livestock. He had spent $15 on
his fences and paid $10 in wages for 2 weeks of farm labor. Estimated farm
production for 1879 was $400. He owned 4 horses, 4 working oxen and 4 milch
cows. One calf had been dropped. He had purchased 1 head of cattle and sold 2.
35 pounds of butter had been produced on his farm. He had 60 swine, 24 barnyard
and 6 other poultry which had provided 95 dozen eggs. 8 acres produced 50 bushels
of Indian Corn, 1 acre produced 5 bushels of oats, 5 acres produced 15 bushels of
wheat, 12 acres produced 6 bales of cotton and 1/8 acre produced 15 bushels of
sweet potatoes. ¼ acre with 20 trees produced 5 bushels of apples and ¾ acre with
50 trees produced 50 bushels of peaches, all worth $25. He had cut 11 cords of
wood valued at $6.
**John W. Alexander** owned 12 acres improved and 108 acres unimproved land
worth $200. He had $25 worth of farming tools and $175 worth of livestock. He
had spent $15 on his fences and paid $16 for 2 weeks of farm labor. Estimated
farm production was $175. He had 3 horses, 3 milch cows and 1 other cattle. 3
calves had been dropped. He had sold 9 head of cattle and butter production was
40 pounds. He had 30 swine, 10 barnyard and 6 other poultry which had laid 15
dozen eggs. 6 acres produced 100 bushels of Indian Corn, 2 ½ acres produced 1
½ bales of cotton and he had harvested 6 pounds of tobacco. 25 trees produced 20
bushels of peaches worth $5. He had cut 11 cords of wood worth $5.
**Richard Edens** owned 100 acres improved, 1 acre of permanent meadows,
pastures, orchards or vineyards, 220 acres unimproved land and 20 acres of
other unimproved land including “old fields” not growing wood valued at $3000.
He had $300 worth of farming implements and $250 worth of livestock. He had
spent $20 on his fences and paid $100 in wages for 33 weeks of farm labor.
Estimated farm production was $1010. 1 acre produced 2 tons of hay. He had 2
mules or asses, 5 milch cows and 5 other cattle. 5 calves had been dropped.
He had purchased 1 head of cattle, sold 1, slaughtered 1 and 2 had died,
strayed or were stolen and not recovered. 200 pounds of butter had been churned.
He had 20 swine, 25 barnyard and 3 other poultry which provided 40 dozen eggs.
50 acres produced 600 bushels of Indian Corn, 1 acre produced 20 bushels of oats,
30 acres produced 200 bushels of wheat, 10 acres produced 10 bales of cotton,
¼ acre produced 78 gallons of sorghum molasses and ¼ acre produced 20 bushels of
sweet potatoes. ½ acre with 10 trees produced 10 bushels of apples and ½ acre
with 150 trees produced 150 bushels of peaches, all valued at $32. He had cut
30 cords of wood worth $25.
**Samuel Edens** was sharecropping 50 acres improved and 30 acres unimproved
land valued at $500. He had $3 worth of farm tools and $60 worth of livestock.
Estimated farm production for 1879 was $200. He owned 1 horse, 3 milch cows and
2 other cattle. 3 calves had been dropped and he had purchased 1 head of cattle.
54 pounds of butter had been produced. He had 11 swine and 5 barnyard poultry for
which no egg production was listed. 15 acres produced 100 bushels of Indian Corn,
9 acres produced 3 bales of cotton and 1/16 acre produced 50 pounds of tobacco. 1
acre with 100 trees produced 50 bushels of apples and ½ acre with 100 trees produced
90 bushels of peaches, all valued at $38. He had cut 11 cords of wood worth $6.
**Augustus Morgan** owned 55 acres improved, 1 ½ acres permanent meadows,
pastures, orchards or vineyards and 72 ½ acres unimproved land worth $1000. He
had $150 worth of farming implements and livestock valued at $425. He had spent
$50 on his fences and $75 in wages for 25 weeks of farm labor. Farm production
was estimated at $560. 1 acre had produced 1 ton of hay and 2 bushels of grass
seed. He had 4 horses, 1 mule or ass, 5 milch cows and 15 other cattle. 5 calves
had been dropped. He had sold 6 head of cattle and 2 had died, strayed or were
stolen and not recovered. 160 pounds of butter was churned. He had 100 swine and
40 barnyard poultry which had produced 500 dozen eggs. 10 acres produced 250 bushels
of Indian Corn, 6 acres produced 100 bushels of oats, 17 acres produced 60 bushels
of wheat, 5 acres produced 2 ½ bales of cotton, 1 acre produced 80 gallons of
sorghum molasses, he had harvested 2 bushels of cow peas and 1/16 acre produced
50 pounds of tobacco. 1 acre with 70 trees produced 2 bushels of apples and ½ acre
with 150 trees produced 5 bushels of peaches, all worth $3. He had cut 30 cords of
wood valued at $15.
**Charles Hayes** owned 25 acres improved and 135 acres unimproved land valued
at $500. He had $50 worth of farming tools and $210 worth of livestock. He had spent
$5 on his fences and estimated farm production for the previous year at $400. He had
2 horses, 4 milch cows and 1 other cattle. 4 calves had been dropped and butter
production was 54 pounds. He had 50 swine and 24 barnyard poultry which had laid
35 dozen eggs. 10 acres produced 200 bushels of Indian Corn, 11 acres produced 6
bales of cotton and 1/16 acre produced 50 pounds of tobacco. 1/16 acre with 50 trees
produced 10 bushels of apples and ½ acre with 150 trees produced 100 bushels of
peaches, all valued at $51. He had cut 11 cords of wood worth $5.
**Moses Haight** owned 38 acres improved, 10 acres permanent meadows, pastures,
orchards or vineyards, 26 acres unimproved woodland and 25 acres other unimproved
land including “old fields” not growing wood, all valued at $600. He had $10 worth
of farm tools and $161 worth of livestock. He had spent $4 on his fences and estimated
farm production for 1879 at $80. He had 5 horses, 2 mules or asses, 2 milch cows and 1
other cattle. 2 calves had been dropped and 75 pounds of butter was produced. He had 11
swine and 25 barnyard poultry which had provided 105 dozen eggs. 14 acres produced 50
bushels of Indian Corn and 12 acres produced 1 ½ bales of cotton. 4 acres with 200
trees produced 25 bushels of apples and 6 acres with 300 trees produced 30 bushels
of peaches, all valued at $25. He had cut 13 cords of wood worth $7.
**Frances Tedric** owned 49 acres improved and 75 acres unimproved land valued
at $800. She had $75 worth of farming implements and livestock worth $200. She had
spent $10 on her fences. Estimated farm production was $350. She had 3 horses, 1 mule
or ass, 4 milch cows and 3 other cattle. 4 calves had been dropped and she had sold 1
head of cattle and slaughtered 1. 113 pounds of butter had been churned. She owned 50
swine and 10 barnyard poultry which had laid 40 dozen eggs. 20 acres produced 200
bushels of Indian Corn, 9 acres produced 180 bushels of oats, 9 acres produced 15
bushels of wheat, 9 acres produced 4 bales of cotton, 1/16 acre provided 20 gallons
of sorghum molasses and ¼ acre produced 8 bushels of sweet potatoes. 18 trees
produced 18 bushels of peaches worth $9 and her bees had provided 284 pounds of
honey. 11 cords of wood had been cut, valued at $8.
**James C. Woods** owned 65 acres improved, 2 acres permanent meadows, pastures,
orchards or vineyards and 310 acres unimproved woodland valued at $1500. He had $75
worth of farming tools and $1350 worth of livestock. He had spent $30 on his fences
and estimated farm production at $825. 1 ½ acres produced 1 ton of hay. He owned 22
horses, 3 milch cows and 79 other cattle. 3 calves had been dropped and he had
purchased 2 head of cattle and 2 had died, strayed or was stolen and not recovered.
150 pounds of butter had been churned. He had 100 swine and 19 barnyard poultry which
had produced 50 dozen eggs. 25 acres produced 350 bushels of Indian Corn, 15 acres
produced 250 bushels of oats, 11 acres produced 8 bales of cotton, 1 bushel each of
cow peas and dry beans had been produced and ¼ acre produced 10 bushels of Irish potatoes.
25 trees produced 20 bushels of apples and 9 acres with 200 trees produced 200 bushels
of peaches, all valued at $32. He had cut 35 cords of wood worth $17.
**Francis Goole** was sharecropping 22 acres improved and 58 acres unimproved
woodland valued at $350. He had $40 worth of farm implements and $150 worth of
livestock. He had spent $5 on the fences. Estimated farm production for the previous
year was $165. He owned 1 horse, 4 milch cows and 6 other cattle. Four calves had
been dropped and he had sold 3 head of cattle. 46 pounds of butter had been churned.
He had 7 hogs and 6 barnyard poultry which had laid 21 dozen eggs. 8 acres produced
100 bushels of Indian Corn, 1 acre produced 30 bushels of oats and 3 acres produced
3 bales of cotton. ½ acre with 60 trees produced 40 bushels of apples and ½ acre with
100 trees produced 50 bushels of peaches, all worth $31. He had cut 13 cords of wood worth $6.
**Armstead Beler** owned 35 acres improved, 3 acres permanent meadows, pastures,
orchards or vineyards and 132 acres unimproved land valued at $800. He had $60
worth of farm tools and $250 worth of livestock. He had spent $10 on his fences
and paid $6 in wages for 2 weeks of farm labor. Estimated farm production was $372.
He owned 3 horses, 1 mule or ass, 3 milch cows and 6 other cattle. 3 calves had been
dropped and he had sold 1 head of cattle and 1 had died, strayed or was stolen and not
recovered. 150 pounds of butter had been churned. He had 20 swine, 15 barnyard and 6
other poultry which had provided 45 dozen eggs. 14 acres produced 300 bushels of Indian
Corn, 1 acre produced 25 bushels of oats, 6 acres produced 4 bales of cotton, 1/16 acre
produced 20 gallons of sorghum molasses and ¼ acre produced 20 bushels of sweet potatoes.
1 acre with 2 trees produced 1 bushel of apples and 2 acres with 75 trees produced 75
bushels of peaches, all valued at $40. He had cut 40 cords of wood valued at $10.
**James Liles** owned 12 acres improved and 148 acres unimproved land worth $600.
He had $100 worth of farm tools and livestock valued at $200. He had spent $75 on his
fences and $60 in wages for 20 weeks of farm labor. Estimated farm production for 1879
was $545. He had 2 horses, 2 mules or asses, 5 milch cows and 4 other cattle. 4 calves
had been dropped and he had sold 3 head of cattle and slaughtered 1. 164 pounds of butter
had been produced. He owned 30 swine and 20 barnyard poultry which had laid 55 dozen eggs.
8 acres produced 200 bushels of Indian Corn, 2 acres produced 40 bushels of oats and 10
acres produced 8 bales of cotton. He had cut 10 cords of wood worth $5.
**Charles Lewis** owned 40 acres improved and 20 acres unimproved land valued at
$1000. He had $75 worth of farming implements and $600 worth of livestock. He had
spent $50 on his fences and paid $300 for 75 weeks of farm labor. Estimated farm
production was $864. He owned 8 horses, 8 milch cows and 7 other cattle. 8 calves
had been dropped and he had sold 15 head of cattle, slaughtered 3 and 4 had died,
strayed or were stolen and not recovered. 265 pounds of butter had been churned.
He had 141 swine, 35 barnyard and 29 other poultry which had provided 100 dozen eggs.
17 acres produced 500 bushels of Indian Corn, 2 acres produced 50 bushels of oats, 13
acres produced 10 bales of cotton, 1 ¼ acre produced 75 gallons of sorghum molasses,
1/16 acre produced 10 bushels of Irish potatoes and 1/16 acre produced 10 bushels of
sweet potatoes. 10 peach trees produced 15 bushels of fruit valued at $7. He had cut
25 cords of wood valued at $12.
**Stokes Scott** owned 40 acres improved and 110 acres unimproved land worth $450.
He had $50 worth of farming tools and $175 worth of livestock. He had spent $20 on
his fences. Estimated farm production for the previous year was $380. He owned 4
horses, 1 mule or ass, 6 milch cows and 8 other cattle. Six calves had been dropped
and he had slaughtered 1 head of cattle and 1 had died, strayed or was stolen and not
recovered. 168 pounds of butter had been churned. He had 40 swine, 40 barnyard and 5
other poultry which had produced 210 dozen eggs. 11 acres produced 200 bushels of
Indian Corn, 2 acres produced 50 bushels of oats and 12 acres produced 4 bales of
cotton. 14 trees produced 14 bushels of apples and 50 trees produced 50 bushels of
peaches, all valued at $31. He had cut 24 cords of wood valued at $11.
**Pascoe White** owned 25 acres improved and 135 acres unimproved woodland
valued at $800. He had $25 worth of farm implements and livestock worth $125.
He had spent $7 on his fences and estimated farm production at $200. He had 4
horses, 3 milch cows and 2 other cattle. 3 calves had been dropped and he had
purchased 1 head of cattle. Butter production was 56 pounds. He had 15 hogs and
5 barnyard poultry which had laid 50 dozen eggs. 17 acres produced 275 bushels
of Indian Corn, 3 acres produced 30 bushels of oats, 5 acres produced 2 ½ bales
of cotton, 1/16 acre provided 25 gallons of sorghum molasses, 1/32 acre produced
5 bushels of Irish potatoes and 1/16 acre produced 20 bushels of sweet potatoes.
6 trees yielded 6 bushels of peaches worth $2. His bees produced 33 pounds of honey
and he had cut 20 cords of firewood worth $10.
**Joseph White** owned or was sharecropping (both boxes are checked) 10 acres
improved and 70 acres unimproved land worth $150. He had $50 worth of farming tools
and $150 worth of livestock. Estimated farm production was $250. He owned 1 horse,
4 milch cows and 2 other cattle. Four calves had been dropped and 67 pounds of butter
had been churned. He had 20 swine and 5 barnyard poultry which had provided 61 dozen
eggs. 12 acres produced 150 bushels of Indian Corn, 3 acres produced 30 bushels of
oats, 9 acres produced 3 bales of cotton, 1/16 acre produced 35 gallons of sorghum
molasses and ¼ acre produced 40 bushels of sweet potatoes. 10 trees produced 10
bushels of peaches worth $7. He had cut 20 cords of wood valued at $9.
**George Polston** owned 30 acres improved and 50 acres unimproved land valued
at $200. He had $10 worth of farm tools and $50 worth of livestock. He had spent
$5 on his fences and estimated farm production for 1879 at $135. He owned 1 horse
and 2 milch cows; both had dropped calves. 50 pounds of butter had been produced.
He had 11 hogs and 25 barnyard poultry which had laid 72 dozen eggs. 6 acres
produced 75 bushels of Indian Corn, 12 acres produced 100 bushels of oats, 3 ½ acres
produced 2 bales of cotton, 1/16 acre had provided 35 gallons of sorghum molasses
and 1/16 acre produced 10 bushels of sweet potatoes. He had cut 25 cords of wood worth $11.
**Riley & Sherrels** (listed on the population schedule as Thomas Riley and Eli Sherrels
families) were sharecropping 28 acres improved, 50 acres unimproved and 30 acres other
unimproved land including “old fields” not growing wood valued at $350. They had $100
worth of farming tools and $200 worth of livestock. They had spent $30 on the fences
and estimated farm production at $150. They had 4 horses, 2 mules or asses, 2 milch
cows and 1 other cattle. Two calves had been dropped and 2 head of cattle had been
purchased. 20 pounds of butter had been churned. They had 3 swine and 20 barnyard
poultry which had laid 13 dozen eggs. 5 acres produced 80 bushels of Indian Corn
and 4 acres produced 3 bales of cotton. 20 trees produced 20 bushels of apples and
25 trees produced 25 bushels of peaches, all valued at $12. They had cut 8 cords of
wood worth $4.
**Oscar Beler** was sharecropping 18 acres improved and 120 acres unimproved
land worth $180. He had $10 worth of farming tools and livestock valued at $90.
He had spent $25 on his fences and estimated farm production was $180. He owned 2
horses, 7 swine and 12 barnyard poultry which had laid 18 dozen eggs. 7 acres
produced 125 bushels of Indian Corn and 5 acres produced 3 bales of cotton. 10
trees produced 15 bushels of peaches worth $4. He had cut 12 cords of wood worth $9.
**James Goforth** owned 40 acres improved, 1 acre permanent meadows, pastures,
orchards or vineyards and 119 acres unimproved land valued at $600. He had $10 worth
of farm tools and $250 worth of livestock. He had paid $2 for 1 week of farm labor.
Estimated farm production was $355. He owned 1 horse, 2 mules or asses, 8 milch cows
and 12 other cattle. 8 calves had been dropped and he had purchased 2 head of cattle,
sold 2 and 1 had died, strayed or was stolen and not recovered. 350 pounds of butter
had been churned. He had 17 swine and 10 barnyard poultry which provided 25 dozen eggs.
5 acres produced 100 bushels of Indian Corn, 6 acres produced 150 bushels of oats, 5
acres produced 3 bales of cotton, ¼ acre produced 20 gallons of sorghum molasses and
¼ acre produced 10 pounds of tobacco. 30 trees produced 15 bushels of apples and 50
trees produced 25 bushels of peaches, all worth $20. He had cut 20 cords of wood worth $10.
**James Johnson** owned 12 acres improved and 148 acres unimproved woodland worth
$200. He had $50 worth of farm implements and $130 worth of livestock. Estimated
farm production was $254. He had 2 horses, 4 milch cows and 2 other cattle. 4 calves
had been dropped and he had sold 5 head of cattle. 67 pounds of butter was produced
on his farm. He had 27 hogs and 8 barnyard poultry which had laid 12 dozen eggs. 3
acres produced 75 bushels of Indian Corn and 8 acres produced 4 bales of cotton. He
had cut 10 cords of wood valued at $5.
**William Willis** owned 10 acres improved and 150 acres unimproved land valued
at $100. He had $5 worth of farming tools and livestock worth $126. He had spent $10
on his fences and estimated farm production at $100. He owned 1 horse, 1 milch cow
which had calved and 2 other cattle. He had sold 1 head of cattle and listed butter
production as 25 pounds. He had 6 swine and 7 barnyard poultry which produced 10 dozen
eggs. 4 acres produced 50 bushels of Indian Corn and 4 acres produced 1 bale of cotton.
He had cut 10 cords of wood worth $5.
**Clay Rogers** was sharecropping 30 acres improved and 130 acres unimproved
land worth $300. He had $10 worth of farm implements and $100 worth of livestock.
Estimated farm production was $350. He had 2 horses and 1 milch cow which had
dropped a calf. 12 pounds of butter had been churned. 20 sheep had dropped 8 lambs
and provided 12 fleeces weighing 24 pounds. He owned no swine or poultry. 2 acres
produced 50 bushels of oats and 14 acres produced 7 bales of cotton. ½ acre with 50
trees produced 50 bushels of apples and 1 acre with 100 trees produced 100 bushels of
peaches, all worth $50. He had cut 10 cords of wood worth $5.
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