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SCOTT COUNTY ARKANSAS**

1880 AGRICULTURAL CENSUS

PARK TOWNSHIP

Transcribed by Delaine Edwards

**Note: Items #80 through #104 were filled in for only 1 family in this entire township.**
**K. Goolsby** owned 75 acres improved and 140 acres unimproved woodland valued at $2000.
His livestock was valued at $125 and he had paid $150 in wages for farm labor. Estimated
farm production for 1879 was $350. He owned 1 horse, 3 milch cows and 10 other cattle. 3
calves had been dropped during the year. He had sold 7 head of cattle and 1 had died,
strayed or was stolen and not recovered. 200 pounds of butter had been produced and he
had 40 barnyard and 100 other poultry which produced 49 dozen eggs. 12 acres produced
300 bushels of Indian Corn, 7 acres produced 100 bushels of oats, 4 acres produced 16
bushels of wheat and 6 acres produced 4 bales of cotton.
**W.W. Goolsby** owned 8 acres improved and 152 acres unimproved land worth $300. He
had $5 worth of farm tools and $125 worth of livestock. He had paid $10 in wages for
farm labor and estimated farm production for the previous year was $495. He had 2
horses, 2 milch cows and 3 other cattle. 1 calf had been born and he had sold 4 head
of cattle. He had 6 barnyard and 50 other poultry for which no egg production was listed.
10 acres produced 350 bushels of Indian Corn, 5 acres produced 150 bushels of oats,
8 acres produced 16 bushels of wheat and 6 acres produced 5 bales of cotton.
**Caroline McElroy** owned 39? (extremely faded) acres of improved land for which
no other information was listed. She had $4 worth of farming tools and $50 worth of
livestock. Estimated farm production for 1879 was $650. She had 3 horses, 1 mule or
ass, 3 milch cows and 4 other cattle. 1 calf had been dropped. She had purchased 2
head of cattle and sold 1. She had 6 swine, 20 barnyard and 100 other poultry which
had laid 100 dozen eggs. 15 acres produced 300 bushels of Indian Corn, 15 acres produced
9 bales of cotton and 1 acre of sorghum provided 65 gallons of molasses.
**J. Foust** owned 36? (extremely faded) acres of improved land for which no other
information was listed. He had $75 worth of farming implements and $495 worth of
livestock. Estimated farm production was $800. He had 3 horses, 4 mules or asses,
4 milch cows and 10 other cattle. 4 calves had been dropped and he had purchased 4
head of cattle. Butter production was 200 pounds. He had 30 barnyard and 150 other
poultry which provided 100 dozen eggs. 14 acres produced 300 bushels of Indian Corn,
20 acres produced 13 bales of cotton and 2 acres of sorghum produced 80 gallons of
molasses.
**J.G. Hart** owned 65 acres improved and 95 acres unimproved woodland with no
value listed. He had $10 worth of farming tools and livestock valued at $1560. He
had spent $50 on his fences and paid $150 in wages for farm labor. Estimated farm
production for 1879 was $150. He had 7 horses, 3 mules or asses, 2 working oxen,
12 milch cows and 100 other cattle. 20 calves had been dropped and he had purchased
44 head of cattle during the year. 15 cattle had died, strayed or were stolen and
not recovered. 500 pounds of butter had been churned. 3 lambs were dropped and he
had purchased 50 sheep and sold 104. 1 sheep was slaughtered and 2 died of disease.
104 fleeces weighed 208 pounds. He had 205 swine, 50 barnyard and 50 other poultry
which produced 200 dozen eggs. 30 acres produced 1000 bushels of Indian Corn, 4
acres produced 3 bales of cotton and 1 acre of sorghum provided 36 gallons of molasses.
**Thomas Gill** owned 20 acres improved and 26 acres unimproved land worth $300.
He had farm tools worth $20 and $265 worth of livestock. He had spent $15 on his
fences. Estimated farm production for the previous year was $220. He owned 1 horse,
1 mule or ass, 2 working oxen, 4 milch cows and 12 other cattle. 3 calves were
dropped. He had purchased 1 head of cattle and sold 3. Butter production was 250
pounds. He had 50 barnyard and 60 other poultry which had provided 100 dozen eggs.
6 acres produced 150 bushels of Indian Corn, 3 acres produced 3 bushels of oats,
10 acres produced 6 bales of cotton and 2 acres of sorghum produced 40 gallons
of molasses.
**W.A. Steward** who was listed as J.W. Steward on the population schedule owned
30 acres improved and 50 acres unimproved woodland valued at $500. His farming
implements were valued at $50 and his livestock at $150.Estimated farm production
was $250. He had 2 horses, 1 milch cow and 6 other cattle. 1 calf had been dropped
and he had sold 4 head of cattle. 100 pounds of butter had been churned. He had
7 hogs, 20 barnyard and 30 other poultry which produced 400 dozen eggs. 20 acres
produced 200 bushels of Indian Corn and 7 acres produced 2 bales of cotton.
**H.J. Miller** owned 30 acres improved and 50 acres unimproved woodland worth
$400. He had $30 worth of farm tools and $300 worth of livestock. Estimated farm
production was $240. He had 3 horses, 1 mule or ass, 3 milch cows and 3 other cattle.
2 calves had been dropped and he had slaughtered 1 head of cattle. 50 pounds of
butter had been produced. 2 sheep had died of disease. He had 20 barnyard and
75 other poultry which had laid 50 dozen eggs. 9 acres produced 75 bushels of
Indian Corn, 3 acres produced 25 bushels of oats, 6 acres produced 4 bales of
cotton and ½ acre of sorghum provided 40 gallons of molasses.
**H. Hawkins** owned 40 acres improved and 150 acres unimproved land valued
at $500? (extremely faded.) He had farm tools valued at $30 and $250 worth of
livestock. Estimated farm production for 1879 was $800. He had 2 horses, 1 mule
or ass, 2 milch cows and 5 other cattle. 2 calves had been dropped and he had
purchased 3 head of cattle. 200 pounds of butter had been churned. He had 40 swine,
30 barnyard and 30 other poultry which produced 20 dozen eggs. 12 acres produced
350 bushels of Indian Corn, 6 acres produced 200 bushels of oats, 9 acres produced
9 bales of cotton and 1 acre of sorghum produced 75 gallons of molasses.
**L.B. Gill** owned 20 acres improved and 30 acres unimproved land with no
value listed. He had $10 worth of farming tools and $150 worth of livestock.
Estimated farm production was $375. He owned 1 horse, 1 mule or ass, 1 working
oxen, 6 milch cows and 8 other cattle. 3 calves were dropped and he had purchased
4 head of cattle. 4 lambs had been dropped. 7 acres produced 150 bushels of
Indian Corn, 9 acres produced 6 bales of cotton and ½ acre provided 30 gallons
of molasses.
**Miles Keener** owned 35 acres improved and 205 acres unimproved woodland
valued at $1000. He had $1500 worth of farming implements and machinery and his
livestock was valued at $725. He had spent $15 on his fences. Estimated farm
production for the previous year was $200. He had 3 horses, 4 mules or asses,
4 working oxen, 4 milch cows and 22 other cattle. 4 calves had been dropped and
he had purchased 6 head of cattle and sold 2. 2 of his cattle had died, strayed
or were stolen and not recovered. 50 pounds of butter was produced. He had sold
10 sheep and 15 had been killed by dogs. He had 30 swine, 25 barnyard and 20
other poultry which produced 30 dozen eggs. 10 acres produced 150 bushels of
Indian Corn, 10 acres were listed for oats but no production listed and 4
acres produced 1 bale of cotton.
**W.R. McLane** owned 18 acres improved and 102 acres unimproved land valued
at $500. He had $15 worth of farm tools and livestock valued at $60. Estimated
farm production for 1879 was $250. He owned 1 horse, 1 milch cow and 2 other
cattle. 1 calf had been dropped and he had sold 1 head of cattle. 20 pounds of
butter was churned on his farm. He had 15 barnyard and 10 other poultry which
had laid 5 dozen eggs. 5 acres produced 135 bushels of Indian Corn, 3 acres
produced 3 bales of cotton and 1 acre of sorghum produced 77 gallons of molasses.
**W.C. Hawkins** owned 170 acres improved and 180 acres unimproved woodland
worth $3500. His farming implements and machinery were valued at $200 and he
owned $800 worth of livestock. He had spent $100 on his fences. Estimated farm
production was $2000. He had 3 horses, 5 miles or asses, 2 working oxen, 9 milch
cows and 13 other cattle. 6 calves were dropped and he had sold 15 cattle and
slaughtered 2. 300 pounds of butter was produced. 5 lambs were dropped and 6
sheep had been killed by dogs. 10 fleeces weighed 20 pounds. He had 20 swine
and 40 barnyard and 100 other poultry which provided 200 dozen eggs. 30 acres
produced 1500 bushels of Indian Corn, 12 acres produced 150 bushels of oats,
14 acres produced 14 bales of cotton and 2 acres of sorghum provided 150
gallons of molasses.
**J.J. Hawkins** owned 75 acres improved and 125 acres unimproved land worth
$2500. He had $150 worth of farming implements and $600 worth of livestock. He
had spent $15 on his fences and had paid $100 for farm labor. Estimated farm
production for 1879 was $1200. He owned 2 horse, 4 mules or asses, 8 milch
cows and 12 other cattle. His cows had dropped 6 calves. He had slaughtered
1 head of cattle and 1 had died, strayed or was stolen and not recovered.
Butter production was 200 pounds. He had 20 barnyard and 3 other poultry
which had laid 100 dozen eggs. 25 acres produced 400 bushels of Indian Corn,
12 acres produced 200 bushels of oats, 25 acres produced 20 bales of cotton
and 1 acre of sorghum produced 100 gallons of molasses.
**J. McLane** owned 40 acres improved and 120 acres unimproved woodland
valued at $1000. He had $50 worth of farm tools and livestock valued at $200.
He had spent $20 on his fences and paid $60 for farm labor. Estimated farm
production was $400. He owned 2 mules or asses, 6 milch cows and 14 other
cattle. 3 calves were dropped and he had slaughtered 1 head of cattle and
1 had died, strayed or was stolen and not recovered. 100 pounds of butter
had been churned. He had 12 hogs, 30 barnyard and 100 other poultry that
had laid 100 dozen eggs. 18 acres produced 300 bushels of Indian Corn, 2
acres produced 20 bushels of oats, 10 acres produced 5 bales of cotton and
1 acre of sorghum provided 40 gallons of molasses.
**William Hunt** owned 20 acres improved and 60 acres unimproved land valued
at $300. He had $10 worth of farming tools and $120 worth of livestock. His
farm production was estimated at $100. He owned 1 mule or ass, 2 working oxen,
1 milch cow and 3 other cattle. 1 calf was dropped and he had sold 1 head of
cattle. Butter production was listed as 100 pounds. He had 15 barnyard and 50
other poultry which provided 30 dozen eggs. 10 acres produced 150 bushels of
Indian Corn, 10 acres produced 100 bushels of oats and 5 acres produced 2
bales of cotton.
**Moses Keener** owned 10 acres improved and 210 acres unimproved land valued
at $500. He had $2000 worth of farming implements and machinery and $800 worth of
livestock. He had paid $75 for farm labor and no estimated farm production was
listed. He had 5 horses, 2 working oxen, 8 milch cows and 92 other cattle. 12
calves had been dropped and he had sold 12 head of cattle while 2 died, strayed
or were stolen and not recovered. 1 lamb had been dropped and 4 fleeces weighed
8 pounds. He had 8 hogs, 50 barnyard and 80 other poultry which produced 50 dozen
eggs. 1 acre produced no cotton and ½ acre of sorghum produced 40 gallons of molasses.
**W.P. Forrester** owned 60 acres improved and 160 acres unimproved woodland
valued at $1000. He had $10 worth of farm tools and livestock valued at $1200.
He had spent $50 on his fences and paid $150 for farm labor. Estimated farm
production for the previous year was $500. He had 2 horses, 2 mules or asses,
30 milch cows and 55 other cattle. 14 calves were born. He had purchased 10
head of cattle and sold 12, while 7 had died, strayed or were stolen and not
recovered. 100 pounds of butter was produced. He had 40 barnyard and 75 other
poultry which provided 100 dozen eggs. 10 acres produced 300 bushels of Indian
Corn, 2 acres produced 20 bushels of oats, 8 acres produced 30 bushels of wheat,
6 acres produced 5 bales of cotton and ½ acre produced 60 gallons of molasses.
**R. Burrows** owned 50 acres improved and 190 acres unimproved land worth
$500. He had $75 worth of farming tools and implements and $200 worth of livestock.
Estimated farm production was $400. He had 4 horses, 2 mules or asses, 2 working oxen,
10 milch cows and 14 other cattle. 4 calves had been born. 2 head of cattle had died,
strayed or were stolen and not recovered. 200 pounds of butter had been produced.
He had 24 barnyard and 100 other poultry which laid 50 dozen eggs. 15 acres
produced 300 bushels of Indian Corn, 5 acres produced 50 bushels of oats and
6 acres produced 4 bales of cotton.
**J.P. Newburn** owned 35 acres improved and 85 acres unimproved woodland valued
at $800. He had $50 worth of farming implements and livestock valued at $150.
Estimated farm production for 1879 was $200. He owned 4 horses, 1 mule or ass,
2 working oxen, 6 milch cows and 14 other cattle. 4 calves had been dropped and
he had sold 4 head of cattle. 100 pounds of butter had been churned during the
year. 2 sheep had been killed by dogs. 6 fleeces weighed 10 pounds. He had 4
swine, 40 barnyard and 60 other poultry which had provided 30 dozen eggs. 20
acres produced 300 bushels of Indian Corn and 6 acres produced 2 bales of cotton.
**W.C. Franklin** owned 30 acres improved and 130 acres unimproved land
worth $1200. He had $25 worth of farming tools and $650 worth of livestock.
Estimated farm production was $1100. He had 6 horses, 5 mules or asses, 4
working oxen, 6 milch cows and 12 other cattle. 5 calves were dropped. He
had sold 2 head of cattle and 2 had died, strayed or were stolen and not
recovered. Butter production was 300 pounds. 3 lambs were dropped. He had
50 barnyard and 50 other poultry which had laid 50 dozen eggs. 25 acres
produced 400 bushels of Indian Corn, 7 acres produced 50 bushels of oats,
15 acres produced 12 bales of cotton and 2 acres of sorghum produced 100
gallons of molasses.
**E.C. Sullivan** owned 40 acres improved and 160 acres unimproved land
worth $1500. He had $50 worth of farming implements and livestock valued at
$650. He had paid $45 for farm labor and estimated his farm production at
$600. He owned 3 horses, 3 mules or asses, 2 working oxen, 5 milch cows and
4 other cattle. 3 calves were dropped. 3 head of cattle was sold, 1 was
slaughtered and 1 had died, strayed or was stolen and not recovered. 150
pounds of butter was produced. 8 lambs were dropped. 1 sheep had been purchased
and 6 had died of disease. 11 fleeces weighed 3 pounds. He had 30 swine, 30
barnyard and 30 other poultry which produced 50 dozen eggs. 17 acres produced
500 bushels of Indian Corn, 4 acres produced 40 bushels of oats, 8 acres
produced 24 bushels of wheat, 8 acres produced 4 bales of cotton and 2 acres
of sorghum produced 71 gallons of molasses.
**W.B. Murphy** owned 10 acres improved and 86 acres unimproved land worth
$300. He had $10 worth of farm tools and $230 worth of livestock. Estimated
farm production for 1879 was $200. He had 1 horse, 2 mules or asses, 3 milch
cows and 3 other cattle. 10 acres produced 150 bushels of Indian Corn, 2 acres
produced 5 bushels of wheat and 3 acres produced 2 bales of cotton.
**C. Allen** owned 15 acres improved and 132 acres unimproved woodland
valued at $800. He owned $100 worth of farming tools and $400 worth of
livestock. Estimated farm production was $300. He had 3 horses, 2 milch
cows and 3 other cattle. 2 calves had been born. 18 barnyard and 50 other
poultry produced 20 dozen eggs. 10 acres produced 250 bushels of Indian
Corn and 7 acres produced 6 bales of cotton.
**A.M. Fite** owned 40 acres improved and 220 acres unimproved land valued
at $1600. He had $105 worth of farm tools and $600 worth of livestock. He had
spent $60 on his fences and paid $65 in wages for farm labor. Estimated farm
production for the previous year was $1200. He owned 1 horse, 3 mules or asses,
8 milch cows and 22 other cattle. 6 calves were dropped. He had purchased 2
head of cattle and sold 2. 150 pounds of butter was produced. He had 110
barnyard poultry which had laid 50 dozen eggs. 30 acres produced 800 bushels
of Indian Corn, 8 acres produced 30 bushels of oats, 9 acres produced 18
bushels of wheat, 12 acres produced 12 bales of cotton and 1 acre of
sorghum provided 100 gallons of molasses.
**T.H. Martin** owned 30 acres improved and 90 acres unimproved land
worth $1300. He had $100 worth of farm tools and livestock valued at $300.
He had spent $50 on his fences and paid $5 in wages for farm labor. Estimated
farm production was $600. He owned 1 horse, 1 mule or ass, 2 working oxen,
15 milch cows and 16 other cattle. 15 calves were dropped. He had purchased 6
head of cattle, sold 2 and slaughtered 1. 500 pounds of butter had been churned.
60 barnyard and 25 other poultry produced 50 dozen eggs. 11 acres produced 400
bushels of Indian Corn, 3 acres produced 30 bushels of oats and 8 acres
produced 8 bales of cotton.
**J.W. Martin** owned 25 acres improved and 25 acres unimproved woodland
valued at $300. He owned $75 worth of farming implements and $175 worth of
livestock. He paid $35 in wages for farm labor. Estimated farm production for
1879 was $600. He owned 2 mules or asses, 3 milch cows and 9 other cattle. 3
calves were dropped. He had purchased 4 head of cattle and sold 2. 100 pounds
of butter had been produced. He had 15 hogs, 50 barnyard and 150 other poultry
which provided 20 dozen eggs. 40 acres produced 250 bushels of Indian Corn, 9
acres produced 100 bushels of oats and 14 acres produced 10 bales of cotton.
**C. Taylor** was renting 45? (extremely faded) acres in exchange for a share
of the crops. He owned $5 worth of farm tools and had livestock worth $50.
Estimated farm production for the previous years was $450. He had 3 milch cows
and 3 other cattle. 3 calves had been dropped. 5 acres produced 100 bushels of
Indian Corn and 8 acres produced 8 bales of cotton.
**T.C. Miller** was sharecropping 13? (extremely faded) acres. His farming
tools were valued at $75 and his livestock at $125. Estimated farm production
was $237. He had 2 horses, 1 mule or ass, 2 milch cows and 4 other cattle. 4
calves were dropped during the year. He had purchased 2 head of cattle and 2
had died, strayed or were stolen and not recovered. He had 20 swine. His farm
had produced 8 bushels of buckwheat and 150 bushels of Indian Corn. 5 acres
produced 4 bales of cotton.
**H. Coker** had $50 worth of farming tools and owned 2 horses. Nothing
else was listed for him.
**L.K. Robertson** owned 30 acres improved and 70 acres unimproved woodland
valued at $500. He had $12 worth of farm tools and $157? (extremely faded) worth
of livestock. He had spent $50 on his fences and paid $100 for farm labor. His
estimated farm production for 1879 was $700. He had 6 and 2 acres of mown grass
land that had produced 4 tons of hay. He owned 4 horses, 1 mule or ass, 12 milch
cows and 23 other cattle. 8 calves had been dropped. He had purchased 10 head of
cattle and sold 10. 2 of his cattle had died, strayed or were stolen and not
recovered. He had 100 barnyard and 100 other poultry which produced 100 dozen
eggs. 35 acres produced 600 bushels of Indian Corn, 20 acres produced 300
bushels of oats and 2 acres produced 200 bushels of sweet potatoes.
**L.C. Hough** (C.L. Hough) owned 50 acres improved and 170 acres unimproved
land worth $2000. He had $50 worth of farming tools and $666 worth of livestock.
Estimated farm production was $530. He owned 10 horses, 12 milch cows and 38 other
cattle. 12 calves were dropped. He had sold 14 cattle and 2 had died, strayed or
were stolen and not recovered. 300 pounds of butter had been produced. 30 lambs
were dropped. He had purchased 1 sheep, sold 66 and slaughtered 3. 2 had died of
disease. 50 fleeces weighed 100 pounds. He owned 100 swine, 50 barnyard and 300
other pountry which produced 600 dozen eggs. 35 acres produced 600 bushels of Indian
Corn, 10 acres produced 100 bushels of oats, 6 acres produced 60 bushels of wheat,
2 acres produced 1 bale of cotton and 1 acre of sorghum produced 100 gallons of molasses.
**J.T. Forrester** owned 40 acres improved and 80 acres unimproved woodland
valued at $1000. He had $25 worth of farm tools and livestock worth $400. He had
paid $50 in wages for farm labor and estimated farm production for 1879 was $700.
He had 4 horses, 8 milch cows and 25 other cattle. 8 calves were dropped. He had
sold 1 head of cattle and slaughtered 1. 150 pounds of butter was produced. He had
60 hogs, 50 barnyard and 100 other poultry which provided 100 dozen eggs. 14 acres
produced 400 bushels of Indian Corn, 3 acres produced 40 bushels of oats, 8 acres
produced 46 bushels of wheat, 8 acres produced 8 bales of cotton and ¼ acre of
sorghum produced 30 gallons of molasses.
**B. Jamison** owned 200 acres improved and 800 acres unimproved woodland
worth $7000. He had $50 worth of farming tools and livestock valued at $500.
He had spent $40 on his fences and estimated farm production for the previous
year at $1200. He had 5 horses, 4 mules or asses, 9 milch cows and 13 other
cattle. 9 calves had been dropped. 3 head of cattle had been sold and 2 died,
strayed or were stolen and not recovered. The family had churned 100 pounds of
butter. He had 25 swine, 50 barnyard and 25 other poultry that provided 50 dozen
eggs. 70 acres produced 1100 bushels of Indian Corn, 16 acres produced 110
bushels of oats, 40 acres produced 21 bales of cotton and 1 acre of sorghum
produced 80 gallons of molasses.
**N.M. Mitchel** owned 40 acres improved and 120 acres unimproved land
valued at $1000. He had $50 worth of farm tools and $150 worth of livestock.
He had spent $10 on his fences and $50 in wages for farm labor. His estimated
farm production was $300. He owned 1 horse, 3 milch cows and 3 other cattle.
3 calves were dropped. He had purchased 1 head of cattle and sold 1. 150
pounds of butted had been produced. He had 20 barnyard and 50 other poultry
which produced 150 dozen eggs. 12 acres produced 100 bushels of Indian Corn,
10 acres produced 6 bales of cotton and 2 acres of sorghum produced 50
gallons of molasses.
**Simeon Goolsby** owned 25 acres improved and 135 acres unimproved woodland
worth $1000. He owned $25 worth of farming tools and his livestock was valued at
$160. Estimated farm production for 1879 was $200. He had 2 horses, 3 milch cows
and 7 other cattle. 2 calves had been dropped and he had sold 2 head of cattle.
100 pounds of butter was produced. 2 lambs were dropped and 4 of his sheep had
been killed by dogs. 7 fleeces weighed 10 pounds. He had 17 swine, 20 barnyard
and 60 other poultry which had laid 15 dozen eggs. 12 acres produced 250 bushels
of Indian Corn, 3 acres produced 30 bushels of oats, 5 acres produced 3 bales of
cotton and 1 acre of sorghum provided 30 gallons of molasses.
**R. Sessions** owned 20 acres improved and 160 acres unimproved land valued
at $300. His farming tools were worth $60 and his livestock $100. Estimated farm
production was $225. He owned 1 horse, 1 mule or ass, 2 milch cows and 6 other
cattle. 2 calves had been dropped and he had sold 1 head of cattle. Butter
production was 100 pounds. He had 10 hogs, 15 barnyard and 60 other poultry
which produced 20 dozen eggs. 12 acres produced 150 bushels of Indian Corn
and 8 acres produced 3 bales of cotton.
**J.C. Dooley** owned 40 acres improved and 190 acres unimproved land valued
at $1000. He had $80 worth of farm tools and $160 worth of livestock. Estimated
farm production for the previous year was $350. He had 2 horses, 1 mule or ass,
2 milch cows and 5 other cattle. He had sold 1 head of cattle and his butter
production was 100 pounds. He had 11 hogs, 9 barnyard and 42 other poultry which
had laid 30 dozen eggs. 10 acres produced 150 bushels of Indian Corn, 5 acres
produced 30 bushels of wheat, 3 acres produced 3 bales of cotton and 1 acre of
sorghum produced 100 gallons of molasses.
**H. Coker** who appears to have been listed twice owned no land but reported
$100 worth of farming tools and $100 worth of livestock. He reportedly owned
3 milch cows and 8 other cattle. 2 calves had been dropped and he had sold 4
head of cattle. 500 pounds of butter was produced. 2 lambs were dropped and
2 sheep had been killed by dogs. 8 fleeces weighed 8 pounds. He had 20 swine,
30 barnyard and 50 other poultry which laid 30 dozen eggs.
**A.P. Countiss** owned 23 acres improved and 90 acres unimproved woodland
valued at $800. He had farm tools valued at $50 and his livestock was worth $175.
He had paid $75 in wages for farm labor and estimated his farm production for 1879
at $144. He owned 2 horses, 4 milch cows and 6 other cattle. 3 calves had been
dropped. 100 pounds of butter had been produced. He had 17 swine, 25 barnyard
and 20 other poultry which had provided 200 dozen eggs. 15 acres produced 100
bushels of Indian Corn and 5 acres produced 2 bales of cotton.
**Suzen Walls** was farming 27? (extremely faded) acres in exchange for a
share of the products. She owned $50 worth of farming implements and $290 worth
of livestock. Estimated farm production for the previous year was $450. She had
4 horses, 1 mule or ass, 3 milch cows and 5 other cattle. 2 calves had been dropped.
She had purchased 1 head of cattle and slaughtered 1. 100 pounds of butter had been
churned. She had 3 swine, 15 barnyard and 40 other poultry which produced 40
dozen eggs. 18 acres produced 410 bushels of Indian Corn, 9 acres produced
9 bales of cotton and 1 acre of sorghum provided 110 gallons of molasses.
**Irvin Moore** owned 25 acres improved and 55 acres unimproved land valued
at $300. He had $10 worth of farm tools and $185 worth of livestock. Estimated
farm production was $50. He owned 4 horses, 4 milch cows and 7 other cattle. 4
calves had been dropped. He had 7 hogs, 15 barnyard and 30 other poultry which
produced 30 dozen eggs. No farm crops were listed.
**B.F. Ireland** was sharecropping 27? (extremely faded) acres of improved
land. He owned $80 worth of livestock. No other information is listed for his farm.
**Henry Taylor** owned 20 acres improved and 140 acres unimproved land valued
at $300. He had $50 worth of farming tools and his livestock was valued at $250.
Estimated farm production for 1879 was $250. He owned 2 horses, 1 ass or mule,
5 milch cows and 5 other cattle. 4 calves were dropped during the year. He had
sold 8 head of cattle and 100 pounds of butter had been produced. 4 lambs were
dropped and 14 of his sheep had been killed by dogs. 12 fleeces weighed 12 pounds.
He had 30 swine, 20 barnyard and 50 other poultry which had laid 100 dozen eggs.
10 acres produced 200 bushels of Indian Corn, 4 acres produced 35 bushels of oats
and 3 acres produced 1 bale of cotton.
**John Nelson** was sharecropping 27? (extremely faded) acres. His livestock
was valued at $165 and estimated farm production for the previous year was $300.
He had 2 horses, 6 milch cows and 10 other cattle. 4 calves had been dropped and
1 head of cattle had died, strayed or was stolen and not recovered. Butter
production was 300 pounds. He had 12 swine, 25 barnyard and 60 other poultry
which had laid 20 dozen eggs. 12 acres produced 200 bushels of Indian Corn,
5 acres produced 12 bushels of wheat and 5 acres produced 4 bales of cotton.
**W.J. Kimzey** was sharecropping 17? (extremely faded) acres. He had $200
worth of livestock and estimated his farm production at $500. He owned 3 horses,
1 milch cow and 1 other cattle. 1 calf was dropped and he had purchased 1 head of
cattle. 100 pounds of butter had been churned. He had 40 swine and 50 barnyard
poultry which had provided 40 dozen eggs. 12 acres produced 300 bushels of Indian
Corn and 7 acres produced 7 bales of cotton.
**H.C. Thompson** was sharecropping 20? (extremely faded) acres. He had $10
worth of farm tools and livestock valued at $200. Estimated farm production for
1879 was $500. He owned 2 horses, 1 milch cow and 4 other cattle. 3 calves had
been dropped and he had purchased 3 head of cattle. 50 pounds of butter had
been produced. He had 30 hogs, 25 barnyard and 40 other poultry which had
produced 75 dozen eggs. 10 acres produced 250 bushels of Indian Corn and 12
acres produced 7 bales of cotton.
**K. Goolsby, Jr.** was sharecropping 17? (extremely faded) acres. He had
$25 worth of farming tools and his livestock was worth $75. Estimated farm
production was $240. He owned 1 horse, 1 milch cow and 1 other head of cattle.
1 calf had been dropped and butter production was 50 pounds. He had 20 swine,
40 barnyard and 15 other poultry that had provided 40 dozen eggs. 7 acres
produced 80 bushels of Indian Corn and 5 acres produced 4 bales of cotton.
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