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SCOTT COUNTY ARKANSAS**

1880 AGRICULTURAL CENSUS

TOMLINSON TOWNSHIP

Transcribed by Delaine Edwards

**Oliver Burton** was the owner of 75 acres of improved land and 85 acres of unimproved
woodland and forest land. His farm was valued at $1,000 and he owned $25 worth of farming
implements and livestock valued at $300. He estimated the value of all his farm production
for 1879 at $700. He had one horse and two mules, three milch cows, one other cattle and his
cows had produced three calves during 1879. The family had churned 75 pounds of butter. He
owned 75 head of swine and their barnyard poultry numbered 25, which had produced 100 dozen
eggs. He had planted 20 acres of Indian Corn which had produced 250 bushels; 10 acres of oats,
producing 100 bushels; 25 acres of wheat which produced 150 bushels and 20 acres of cotton,
producing 10 bales. During 1879 he had cut 30 cords of wood valued at $25.
**J.L. Yandell** owned 9 acres of improved land and 20 acres of woodland valued at $150. He
owned $6 worth of farming implements and $70 worth of livestock. He had spent $25 on his fences
during the preceding year. The estimated value of his farm production for 1879 was $125. He owned
one horse and one milch cow which had a calf during the year, while producing 50 pounds of butter.
He had seven swine and 16 chickens that had laid 40 dozen eggs. Nine acres were planted in cotton,
producing three bales. During the previous year he had cut 25 cords of wood valued at $25.
**Lewis Rupe** owned 34 acres of improved land and 100 acres of woodland all valued at $1000.
He had $15 worth of farming implements and livestock valued at $225. His farm production was listed
as $350. He owned one horse, three milch cows and eight other cattle. His cows each had a calf
during the previous year and produced 75 pounds of butter. He owned 15 swine and his poultry
numbered 20, producing 100 dozen eggs. He had ten acres of Indian Corn, producing 300 bushels;
seven acres were planted in cotton and produced 4 bales. In 1879 he had cut 30 cords of wood
valued at $30.
**R.W. Hagan** had 25 acres of improved land and 135 acres of unimproved woodland with a total
value of $100. He owned $25 worth of farming implements and $100 worth of livestock. His farm
products were valued at $140 for 1879. He had one horse and three milch cows and two other cattle.
His cows both had calves during 1879 and produced 50 pounds of butter. His swine numbered three
and his poultry 15, which had produced 50 dozen eggs. He had planted 14 acres in Indian Corn,
producing 120 bushels; four acres were planted in oats and produced 30 bushels. He had 12 acres
planted in cotton, producing 3 bales. He had an apple orchard consisting of six trees planted on an
acre of land and producing six bushels. He had another acre with 20 peach trees which produced 20
bushels of peaches. Total value of all his orchard produce was $8. He had cut 25 cords of wood
worth $25 in 1879.
**Jasper Baxter** was the owner of 20 acres of improved land and 60 acres of woodland, valued
at $500. His farming implements were valued at $20 and he owned $200 worth of livestock. The
estimated value of his farm products for the year is faded and illegible. He owned one horse
and three miles or asses, three milch cows which had produced three calves and 100 pounds of
butter during 1879. He had 30 swine and his poultry numbered 30, producing 60 dozen eggs. Eight
acres were planted in Indian Corn, which produced 150 bushels. He had planted 12 acres in cotton,
producing four bales. He cut 30 cords of wood, valued at $30.
**J.P. Redman** owned 30 acres of improved land and 130 acres of woodland which he valued at
$600. He owned $86 worth of farming equipment and $100 worth of livestock. He reported owning two
horses and two mules or asses and had three milch cows which had each produced a calf during the
previous year while producing 100 pounds of butter. He had 10 swine, six chickens producing 10
dozen eggs over the last year. During 1879 he had cut 30 cords of wood worth $25.
**Asa Scott** had 40 acres of improved land and 120 acres of unimproved woodland, all worth
$1200. His farming implements were valued at $30 and he owned $200 worth of livestock. He had
spent $50 on his fences the previous year and estimated the value of his farm’s production at
$300. He owned two horses and one mule or ass; three milch cows and 7 head of other cattle.
Three calves had been born during 1879 while his cows produced 100 pounds of butter. He reported
20 swine and 30 poultry, which had produced 40 dozen eggs during the previous year. He had 20
acres planted in Indian Corn, producing 300 bushels. Four acres were planted in wheat and produced
11 bushels; six acres planted in cotton produced three bales. One acre of sorghum produced 25 gallons
of molasses. His orchard consisted of three acres planted in apples with 25 trees producing 50 bushels
valued at $25. His bees produced 20 pounds of honey during the year and he had cut 15 cords of wood
worth $15.
**Joe McMullin** owned 10 acres of improved land and 70 acres of woodland, valued at $200. He had
farm implements worth $8 and livestock valued at $90. He had spent $10 on his fences and estimated
the value of his farm production for 1879 at $250. He owned one horse; two cows and one other cattle;
two calves had been born and the family had churned 75 pounds of butter. He reported owning 18 swine
and 35 chickens or other poultry, producing 100 dozen eggs during the previous year. Six acres were
planted in Indian Corn, producing 80 bushels. Another six acres was planted in cotton and produced
3 bales. He had one acre of sorghum which produced 20 gallons of molasses. He had two acres of peaches,
consisting of 50 trees producing 20 bushels valued at $5. His bees had produced 10 pounds of honey and
he had cut 25 cords of wood during the year, valued at $25.
**Joe Chitwood** reported 13 acres of improved land and 155 acres of unimproved woodland, all worth
$336. His farm equipment was valued at $30 and his livestock at $100. The previous year he had spent
$10 on his fences. Estimated value of all his farm production for 1879 was $160. He had two horses,
two milch cows and one head of other cattle. His cows had produced a calf during the year, along with
50 pounds of butter. He had sold one head of cattle during the year. He owned 21 swine and 16 chickens,
producing 25 dozen eggs. He had planted 8 acres in Indian Corn which produced 125 bushels; 7 acres in
cotton had produced 4 bales. Mr. Chitwood had cut 20 cords of wood during the year, valued at $15.
**B.J. Stewart** owned 75 acres of improved land and 50 acres of woodland, all valued at $1200. She
had $50 worth of farming implements and $350 worth of livestock. She owned two horses, 4 milch cows and
six head of other cattle. Four calves were born during the year and her cows had produced 100 pounds of
butter. She reported 50 swine and 12 poultry, which produced 100 dozen eggs. She raised 400 bushels of
Indian Corn on the 25 acres she had planted; she had also planted 12 acres of wheat which produced 75
bushels and 20 acres of cotton which produced 10 bales. Her orchard consisted of five acres of apples,
250 trees producing five bushels and five acres of peaches with 300 trees producing 300 bushels. The
total value of her orchard produce was listed as $75. Her bees produced 25 pounds of honey and she had
cut 110 cords of wood valued at $82.
**Note: Information for the next 10 farms is extremely faded and may not be transcribed accurately.**

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M. Hyatt** owned 60 acres of improved land and 120 acres of unimproved woodland which he valued at $1000.
He owned $25 worth of farm implements and $300 worth of livestock. He estimated the value of his farm
production at $100. He owned 4 milch cows which had produced 3 calves and 125 pounds of butter. He had
22 sheep that had produced 17 fleeces weighing 50 pounds. He had 60 swine and his poultry numbered 30,
producing 100 dozen eggs. He had 25 acres planted in Indian Corn, producing 350 bushels. His bees produced
15 pounds of honey and he had cut 35 cords of wood, worth $35.
**A.C. Smith** had 18 acres of improved land and 32 acres of woodland valued at $250. His farm implements
were worth $10 and livestock $150. He had 2 milch cows which had had 2 calves and produced 50 pounds of
butter. He had 4 swine and 50 chickens which had produced 100 dozen eggs. He’d planted 4 acres of Indian
Corn which had produced 30 bushels and had cut 30 cords of wood valued at $30.
**J.E. Long** owned 45 acres of improved land and 82 acres woodland valued at $1000. He had $40 worth
of farm implements and $400 worth of livestock. His farm production was listed as $1100. He reported 14
acres of grassland which had produced 7 tons of hay. He had 5 cows which had dropped 5 calves while
producing 250 pounds of butter. He had 50 hogs and 60 barnyard poultry, producing 200 dozen eggs. His
30 acres of Indian Corn produced 600 bushels and 10 acres planted in Oats produced 200 bushels. His 24
acres of cotton produced 7 bales. He had planted 7 acres of Irish potatoes which produced 50 bushels.
He had cut 25 cords of wood worth $25.
**William Young** owned 110 acres of improved land and 200 acres of unimproved land worth $2000. He
had $100 worth of farm implements and machinery and $100 worth of livestock. He had spent $200 on fences
and estimated his farm production for 1879 at $1000. He had 2 horses, 1 mule or ass, 4 cows and 10 other
cattle. The remainder of the information about his cattle is faded and illegible. His cows had produced
200 pounds of butter. He had 50 sheep that had dropped 20 lambs and produced 30 fleeces weighing 60 pounds.
He had 50 swine and 70 poultry which laid 200 dozen eggs. 55 acres of Indian Corn produced 700 bushels
and 35 acres of cotton produced 31 bales. He cut 50 cords of wood worth $50.
**Peter Cosgray** owned 30 acres of improved land and 120 acres of woodland valued at $500. He had
$25 worth of farm implements and $150? worth of livestock. He had paid $80 for 20 weeks of farm labor
and estimated his farm production at $250. He had 2 horses and 3 cows. The remainder of the information
about his cattle is illegible. Butter production was 150 pounds. He had 8 swine and 12 poultry which
provided 50 dozen eggs. Acreage for his Indian Corn is illegible; production was 40 bushels; 4 acres
of oats produced 40 bushels and 10? acres of cotton produced 4 bales. He cut 30 cords of wood valued
at $30.
**John A. Crow?** owned 28 acres of improved land and 132 acres of unimproved woodland worth $250.
He had $30 worth of farm implements and $75 worth of livestock. Estimated farm production for 1879 was
$150. He had 2 horses, 1 cow which had calved and 1 other cattle. He had purchased 1 head of cattle
and sold 4. His cow had produced 100? pounds of butter. He had 20 swine and 15 poultry which produced
15 dozen eggs. 10 acres of Indian Corn produced 400? bushels; 3 acres of oats produced 30 bushels and 9?
acres of cotton produced 4 bales. He had cut 25 cords of wood worth $25.
**Henry? Looper** owned 200 acres of improved land and 500? acres of woodland worth $3000. His
livestock was valued at $500 and he had spent $50 for 20 weeks of farm labor. Estimated farm production
for 1879 was $1000. He owned 7 mules or asses, 5 cows which had all dropped calves and 8 other cattle.
Butter production was 100 pounds. He had 65 swine and 25 poultry which produced 75 dozen eggs. 100 acres
of Indian Corn produced 1500 bushels; ?? acres of oats produced 380? bushels and 75 acres of cotton
produced 25 bales. His apple orchard consisted of 6 acres with 411 trees which produced 20 bushels of
fruit worth $10. He had cut 50 cords of wood worth $50.
**G.B. Beasley** owned 65 acres of improved land and 95 acres of unimproved land worth $1200. He had
$80 worth of farm implements and $400 worth of livestock. Estimated value of his farm production for
the previous year was $500. He had 3 horses, 4 cows which had all calved and 5 other cattle. He had
sold ?? cattle during the year and his cows produced 125 pounds of butter. He had 50 swine and 125
poultry which produced 100 dozen eggs. 20 acres of Indian Corn produced 200 bushels; 10 acres of wheat
produced 30 bushels and 4 acres of cotton produced 2 bales. He cut 30 cords of wood valued at $30.
**C.F. Robinson** owned 50 acres of improved land and 150 acres of woodland valued at $1000. He had
$20 worth of farm implements and $400 worth of livestock. Estimated farm production was $400. He had 5
cows which all dropped calves and 12 other cattle. He had sold 7 head of cattle and his cows had
produced 150 pounds of butter. He had 15 sheep and 11 had been killed by dogs. Fifteen fleeces weighed
40 pounds. He had 40 swine and 50 poultry which produced 50 dozen eggs. 20 acres of Indian Corn produced
300 bushels; 3 acres of oats production was illegible and 8 acres of cotton produced 4 bales. An acre of
sorghum provided 70 gallons of molasses. He had 3 acres containing 300 apple trees, the remainder of the
information is illegible. He cut 40 cords of wood worth $40.
**B.C. Owens** rented 30 acres of improved land and 70 acres unimproved worth $300. He had $50 worth
of farming implements and $200 worth of cattle. Estimated farm production for 1879 was $450. He had 1
horse, 1 mule or ass, 2 cows which had both calved and 2 other cattle. He had sold 3 head of cattle and
his cows produced 30 pounds of butter. He had 5 swine and 50 poultry which produced 100 dozen eggs. 15
acres of Indian Corn produced 200 bushels and 18? acres of cotton produced 6 bales. One acre of sorghum
provided 40 gallons of molasses. He cut 30 cords of wood worth $30.
**Daniel Looper** was the owner of 15 acres of improved land and 265 acres of woodland valued at $1000.
He had $85 worth of farm implements and $250 worth of livestock. He had sold an estimated $85 worth of
farm products during the preceding year. He owned 1 ass or mule, 4 cows, 2 other cattle and his cows
had dropped 4 calves. He had sold four head of cattle during 1879. His family had churned 75 pounds of
butter. He owned 50 swine and 50 chickens or other poultry, which produced 40 dozen eggs. He’d planted 8
acres of Indian Corn, producing 100 bushels and 7 acres of wheat which produced 35 bushels. He had cut
30 cords of wood valued at $30.
**John Bagwell** owned 35 acres of improved land and 125 unimproved with a value of $500. He reported
$5 worth of farm implements and $75 worth of livestock. He estimated the value of farm products sold
during the previous year at $425. He had 3 milch cows which had dropped 3 calves and produced 50 pounds
of butter. He had 12 swine and his poultry flock was listed as 13, producing 30 dozen eggs during the year.
Eight acres were planted in Indian Corn, producing 100 bushels; 5 acres was planted in oats and produced
15 bushels, while 8 acres was planted in cotton and produced 4 bales. One acre was in sorghum and he made
68 gallons of molasses. He had an acre planted in Irish Potatoes which produced 50 bushels and he had cut
40 cords of wood valued at $40.
**Mark Bagwell** had 60 acres of improved land and 120 unimproved woodland valued at $500. His farm
implements were worth $75 while his livestock was valued at $165. The estimated value of his farm products
for the year was $475. He owned two horses, 4 milch cows and one head of other cattle. His cows had dropped
4 calves during the year and provided 100 pounds of butter. His swine numbered 35 and poultry 11, producing
50 dozen eggs. Eighteen acres was planted in Indian Corn and his crop was listed as 250 bushels. He had
planted 14 acres in cotton, producing 7 bales. One acre was planted in sorghum and provided the family
with 63 gallons of molasses. His apple orchard consisted of 150 trees planted on two acres, which
produced 150 bushels of apples. His peach orchard was one acre in size with 120 trees and provided
240 bushels of peaches. The total value of his orchard produce was $110. His bees had provided 20
pounds of honey and he had cut 40 cords of wood at a value of $40.
**M.F. Graham** owned 30 acres improved and 90 acres unimproved land at a value of $600. He had $50
worth of farming implements and livestock worth $200. He had spent $25 on the fences on his farm during
the year. He estimated his farm products for the year at $400. He had two horses, 4 milch cows and 5 other
cattle. His cows had produced 4 calves and he had sold 5 head of cattle during the year 1879. His cows had
produced 125 pounds of butter. He owned 21 sheep which had dropped 9 lambs. He had clipped 12 fleeces
weighing 24 pounds from his sheep during the spring of 1880. He had 40 swine and 17 poultry, producing
20 dozen eggs during 1879. He had planted 10 acres of Indian Corn which produced 100 bushels; three acres
of oats produced 75 bushels and four acres of cotton produced one bale. One acre of sorghum produced 40
gallons of molasses. His orchards consisted of one acre each of apples and peaches. His nine apple trees
provided 15 bushels and his 20 peach trees didn’t produce anything during 1879. The total value of his
orchard products was listed as $7. He had cut 30 cords of wood with a value of $30.
**Jesse Stuart** had 11 acres of improved and 149 acres of unimproved woodland at a value of $200.
His farming implements were valued at $10 and he owned $125 worth of livestock. His farm products for
the year were valued at $100. He owned one horse, 2 milch cows and one other cattle. Two calves were
dropped during the year and one head of cattle had been sold. His family had churned 50 pounds of
butter. He listed 80 swine and 10 poultry, with egg production at 15 dozen. Seven acres were planted
in Indian Corn, producing 40 bushels; four acres of cotton produced two bales. He had cut 20 cords of
firewood worth $20.
**Charles Stuart** owned 20 acres of improved land and 140 acres unimproved, all valued at $800. He
listed $25 worth of farming implements and $250 worth of livestock. His farm products for 1879 were
valued at $200. He had 3 horses, 5 milch cows which had dropped 5 calves and produced 150 pounds of
butter. He had sold 20 head of cattle during the year. His swine numbered 20 and poultry 40 which had
provided the family with 75 dozen eggs. He planted 10 acres of Indian Corn which produced 100 bushels.
Another 10 acres was planted in cotton, producing 3 bales. He had cut 25 cords of wood worth $25.
**N.R. Doyel** farmed 30 acres of improved land with 130 acres unimproved woodland, all worth $480.
He owned $60 worth of farm implements and $100 worth of livestock. He had spent $150 on his fences
during the year 1879. He estimated his farm products for the year at $500. He owned two horses and
three milch cows with three calves dropped and 75 pounds of butter had been produced. He reported 12
swine and only two poultry which had produced 10 dozen eggs. Twelve acres planted in Indian Corn
produced 200 bushels; 5 acres of wheat produced 30 bushels; 12 acres of cotton produced 7 bales and
one acre of sorghum provided 40 gallons of molasses. Mr. Doyel had cut 30 cords of wood valued at $30.
**J.P. Nance** had 20 acres of improved land and 140 acres unimproved with a value listed at $300.
His farming tools were valued at $50 and he owned $260 worth of livestock. His farm products for the
year were worth $80. He owned two horses, 8 milch cows and 5 other cattle. Eight calves had been dropped
by his cows and they had produced 200 pounds of butter during the year. He had 55 swine and 25 chickens
or other poultry, which produced 50 dozen eggs. He had planted 18 acres of Indian Corn which produced
80 bushels and two acres of cotton provided one bale. He had cut 25 cords of wood worth $25.
**Thomas Doyel** owned 45 acres of improved land and 75 acres unimproved, valued at $1000. He had
$75 worth of farm implements and $500 worth of livestock. He estimated the value of his farm production
for 1879 at $300. He had two horses and one ass or mule, 8 milch cows and 7 head of other cattle.
His cows had produced 8 calves and 200 pounds of butter and he had sold 12 and slaughtered two head
of cattle during the year. He had 14 head of sheep which had dropped 6 lambs. Four of his sheep had
been killed by dogs. He had clipped 8 fleeces weighing 12 pounds. He owned 16 swine and reported 50
poultry which had provided 100 dozen eggs. He had 16 acres of Indian Corn that had produced 280 bushels
and 4 acres of cotton producing 3 bales. One acre of sorghum provided the family with 40 gallons of
molasses. His orchards consisted of one acre of apples. He didn’t list the number of trees planted,
nor was any production of apples listed. He had an acre of peaches with 150 trees but no production
listed. He had cut 40 cords of wood worth $40.
**John Cleaver** farmed 32 acres of improved and 128 acres of unimproved woodland with a value of
$200. He reported $50 worth of farm implements and livestock valued at $150. The estimated value of
his farm products was listed at $50. He owned two horses, 3 milch cows and four head of other cattle.
His cows had dropped 2 calves and he had sold one head of cattle. His family had churned 60 pounds of
butter during the year. His swine numbered 25 and poultry 15, with egg production listed as 30 dozen.
He’d planted six acres of Indian Corn and harvested 100 bushels, while cutting 25 cords of wood valued at $25.
**William Kimbro** owned 30 acres of improved land and 90 acres of unimproved woodland valued at
$800. He had $50 worth of farm implements and $200 worth of livestock. He had spent $25 on his fences
during the previous year. The estimated value of farm products was listed as $300. He owned 2 horses,
2 milch cows and 8 head of other cattle. His cows had dropped 2 calves and he had sold 4 head of
cattle and slaughtered one. His cows had produced 50 pounds of butter. He owned 40 swine and 50
barnyard poultry, producing 100 dozen eggs. He had planted 10 acres of Indian Corn which produced
250 bushels and his eight acres of cotton produced four bales. He had one acre of apples containing
100 trees which produced 100 bushels of apples during 1879 for a total value of $50. He had cut 25
cords of wood value at $25.
**J.M. Milton** had 16 acres of improved land and 62 acres of woodland valued at $200.He owned
$25 worth of farm implements and $60 worth of livestock. His estimated farm production for 1879
was $300. He owned one ass or mule, 1 cow and head of other cattle. His cow had dropped a calf
the previous year, while 25 pounds of butter. He owned 12 swine and 60 barnyard poultry which laid
100 dozen eggs. Twelve of his acres were planted in Indian Corn, producing 250 bushels; 8 acres of
cotton produced 4 bales, and he had cut 20 cords of wood valued at $20.
**James Kimbro** owned 9 acres of improved land and 31 acres of unimproved
woodland worth $100. His farming implements were worth $35 and his livestock was
valued at $80. He had spent $25 on his fences the previous year. The estimated value
of his farm production for 1879 was $150. He had one mule or ass, 1 milch cow and two
other cattle. His family had churned 25 pounds of butter. He reported owning 25 swine
and 18 barnyard poultry, producing 40 dozen eggs. He had planted 8 acres of Indian Corn
and harvested 80 bushels. Three acres were planted in cotton and produced 2 bales, while
he cut 25 cords of wood worth $25.
**M.E. Currey** had five acres of improved land and 155 acres of woodland valued at
$100. He listed no farming implements and his livestock was worth $25. He reported the
value of his farm production as $450. He owned one milch cow and one other head of cattle.
His cow had calved during 1879 and had produced 20 pounds of butter. He had 10 swine and 20
chickens or other barnyard poultry, producing 50 dozen eggs. He planted 25 acres of Indian
Corn which produced 500 bushels. He had 10 acres of wheat which produced 40 bushels and 8
acres of cotton which produced 5 bales. Mr. Currey cut 30 cords of wood worth $30.
**Alfus Fuller** owned 78 acres of improved land and 90 acres of unimproved woodland
worth $1000. He had farm implements valued at $100 and $800 worth of livestock. He
estimated the value of his farm production as $600. He owned two horses, 15 milch cows
and 40 other cattle. His cows had dropped only one calf during 1879 and produced 300
pounds of butter. He had 25 swine and 25 poultry which produced 100 dozen eggs. He had
50 acres of Indian Corn which produced 1000 bushels; two acres of cotton produced 1 bale
and his orchards consisted of one acre each of apples and peaches, on which were planted
30 trees each. Both crops were listed as 30 bushels and the total value of his orchard
production was $20. He cut 30 cords of firewood valued at $30.
**James Doyel** farmed 75 acres of improved land and 125 acres of unimproved woodland
valued at $2000. He owned $100 worth of farming implements and machinery and $300 worth
of livestock. His farm production for 1879 was estimated at $700. He had 1 horse, 2 mules
or asses, 6 milch cows which had all six dropped calves, plus two other cattle. His cows
had provided the family with 200 pounds of butter. He reported 50 swine and 40 barnyard
poultry, which had produced 60 dozen eggs. His crops were listed as only one acre planted
in sorghum producing 60 gallons of molasses. He had an apple orchard one acre in size with
50 trees. No production was listed for his apples. He had cut 35 cords of wood valued at $35.
**W.H. Metcalf** had 14 acres of improved land and 153 acres of woodland worth $300. He
had $5 worth of farm implements and $150 worth of livestock. His farm production for the
previous year was listed at $150. He owned one horse, 4 milch cows and four other cattle.
His cows had produced 4 calves and 75 pounds of butter. He owned 40 swine and 15 poultry,
with egg production listed as 20 dozen. His 8 acres of Indian Corn had produced 150 bushels
while his four acres planted in cotton had produced 1 bale. He reported 8 acres of apples
with 72 trees and one acre of peaches with 50 trees. No production was listed for either
orchard. Mr. Metcalf had cut 20 cords of wood worth $20.
**Thomas Metcalf** owned 65 acres improved and 215 acres unimproved woodland valued
at $800. He reported $60 worth of farm implements and $260 worth of livestock. His farm
production for 1879 was estimated at $1000. He owned 3 horses, 3 milch cows and 14 other
cattle. All three of his cows had calved and also produced 65 pounds of butter for the
family. He had 60 swine and 50 poultry, producing 100 dozen eggs. Twelve acres planted
in Indian Corn produced 400 bushels while 30 acres of cotton produced 15 bales. He had
cut 40 cords of wood valued at $40.
**William Smith** was farming 30 acres of improved land and also owned 10 acres of
woodland, all valued at $400. He had $100 worth of livestock. He reported his 1879 farm
production was about $400. He had one horse, 2 milch cows and 2 other cattle. His cows
had both produced calves during 1879 and 50 pounds of butter. He owned 20 swine and 20
barnyard poultry, producing 25 dozen eggs. His crops were listed as 10 acres of Indian
Corn which produced 100 bushels and 10 acres of cotton producing 7 bales. Thirty cords
of wood had been cut for a value of $30.
**J.F. Franklin** had 12 acres of improved land and 148 acres of unimproved
woodland, valued at $300. He had $50 worth of farm implements and $150 worth of
livestock. He estimated his farm’s production for 1879 at $350. He owned two horses,
two milch cows and one other cattle. His cows had produced two calves and 30 pounds
of butter. He had 18 swine and 5 chickens or other poultry which had provided 15 dozen
eggs. He reported 12 acres of Indian Corn with a production of 50 bushels; 8 acres of
cotton producing 6 bales and one acre of sorghum which produced 46 gallons of molasses.
He had an acre of peaches containing 25 trees and producing 25 bushels worth $5. Mr.
Franklin had cut 35 cords of wood worth $35.
**James Graves** owned 40 acres of improved land and 120 acres of woodland with a
value of $1500. His farming implements were valued at $25 and his livestock at $300.
The estimated value of his farm production for the previous year was $500. He had three
horses, 6 milch cows and 6 other cattle. His cows had dropped 6 calves while producing
200 pounds of butter. He listed 20 swine and 20 barnyard poultry with egg production of
40 dozen. His crops were 20 acres of Indian Corn which produced 400 bushels; 10 acres of
cotton which produced 10 bales and one acre of sorghum producing 50 gallons of molasses.
His apple orchard consisted of one acre with 20 bearing trees which produced 15 bushels.
He had an acre of peaches with 50 trees, producing 20 bushels. Total value of his orchard
products was $10 and he had cut 30 cords of wood worth $25.
**S.D. Sorrels** farmed 50 improved acres and 110 woodland acres, all valued at $2000.
He owned $100 worth of farm implements and machinery and his livestock was worth $500.
He had spent $25 on his fences during 1879. Estimated value of his farm production was
$750. He owned one horse and 2 mules or asses, 6 milch cows which had dropped 6 calves
and supplied 200 pounds of butter. He also had 4 other cattle and had purchased two and
sold two during the previous year. He reported 30 swine and 50 poultry which had produced
100 dozen eggs. He’d planted 25 acres of Indian Corn and harvested 600 bushels. He had 10
acres of oats which produced 150 bushels, 10 acres of what producing 41 bushels and 8
acres of cotton from which he had gotten 5 bales. His one acre apple orchard had 25 trees
which produced 15 bushels of apples. He had an acre of peaches consisting of 15 bearing
trees which provided 15 bushels and the total value of his orchard products was $15. Bees
had provided the family with 100 pounds of honey and Mr. Sorrels had cut 40 cords of wood
for a value of $35.
**A.A. Spiller** had 6 acres of improved and 24 acres of unimproved land for a value of
$275. He owned $50 worth of farming implements and $125 worth of livestock. He had spent
$7 building and repairing his fences the previous year. He had paid $5 in wages for farm
labor in hiring a colored person to work for one week. The value of his farm production
was listed as $150. He had three cows and three other cattle. His cows had dropped three
calves the previous year. He had sold one and slaughtered two head of cattle and his cows
had produced 75 pounds of butter. He owned 18 swine and 20 poultry which produced 50 dozen
eggs. He planted three acres of Indian Corn which produced 25 bushels; 8 acres of oats
produced 10 bushels and his 3 acres planted in cotton produced 2 bales. He had an acre of
sorghum which provided 50 gallons of molasses. He had an acre each of apple and peach trees.
His 20 apple trees produced 4 bushels and his 12 peach trees provided 12 bushels, with his
total orchard crop being worth $5. He had cut 20 cords of wood valued at $15.
**V. Glisson** owned 17 acres of improved land and 23 acres of woodland, valued at
$200. His farm implements were worth $50 and his livestock $300. His farm had produced
$300 worth of products in 1879. He had 4 horses and 4 milch cows which had dropped 2 calves
and provided the family with 100 pounds of butter. He listed 5 swine and 12 barnyard poultry
which had produced 40 dozen eggs. Twelve acres was planted in Indian Corn, producing 200
bushels. He had 7 acres of cotton and harvested 4 bales. One acre of sorghum provided 50
gallons of molasses and he’d cut 25 cords of wood worth $25.
**Mary Cole** owned 60 acres of improved and 90 acres of woodland worth
$1000. She owned $40 worth of farm implements and livestock valued at $250.
The estimated value of her farm production for the previous year was $350.
She had 4 horses and 1 mule or ass, 4 milch cows which had dropped 4 calves
and two other head of cattle. The cows had produced 150 pounds of butter. She
owned 19 swine and 15 poultry, producing 50 dozen eggs. Mary had planted 14 acres
of Indian Corn, producing 300 bushels. She had three acres of oat which produced
30 bushels; 4 acres of wheat produced 11 bushels and 7 acres of cotton produced 4
bales. Her orchards consisted of 6 acres each of apples and peaches. Her 12 bearing
apple trees produced 12 bushels of fruit and her 14 peach trees provided 20 bushels.
Her orchard products were worth $8. Bees had provided 10 pounds of honey and someone
in the family had cut 30 cords of wood worth $20.
**Wilburn Cole** had 20 acres of improved land and 70 acres of unimproved woodland
valued at $500. He had farm implements worth $15 and $300 worth of livestock. His farm
production for 1879 was estimated at $500. He owned 3 horses, 4 milch cows and 6 other
cattle. His cows had dropped 4 calves during the year and he had sold 6 head of cattle.
The family had churned 100 pounds of butter and owned 40 swine and 25 chickens or other
barnyard poultry, which produced 60 dozen eggs. They’d planted 10 acres of Indian Corn
which produced 200 bushels. They had 10 acres of cotton, producing 6 bales. One acre of
sorghum provided 45 gallons of molasses. Their four acre apple orchard contained 50
bearing trees and produced 100 bushels. They had an acre of peach trees with 12 bearing
trees that provided 50 bushels of peaches. The total value of their orchard products was
$75. Mr. Cole had cut 15 cords of wood worth $12.
**L.P. Oliver** was renting 18 acres of improved land and 140 acres unimproved valued
at $700. He owned $10 worth of farm implements and $150 worth of livestock. The estimated
value of his farm production for the previous year was $200. He had two horses, two milch
cows and one other cattle. His cows had dropped two calves and produced 50 pounds of butter
for the family. He owned 5 swine and his poultry numbered 15, producing 20 dozen eggs.
He had 12 acres of Indian Corn which produced 125 bushels; one acre of oats produced 15
bushels and seven acres of cotton produced 3 bales. He had cut 25 cords of firewood worth $20.
**M.T. Taylor** owned 60 acres of improved land and 260 acres of woodland, all worth $1500.
He had $100 worth of farm tools and $200 worth of livestock. He had paid out $15 for white
labor working four weeks. The estimated value of his farm production for 1879 was $500.
He owned 3 horses, two milch cows and one head of other cattle. His cows had both had
calves during the previous year and he had sold 8 head of cattle. The family had churned
40 pounds of butter. He had 60 head of sheep and had slaughtered 7 while 5 had been killed
by dogs and 6 had died of disease. The spring 1880 clip had provided 40 fleeces weighing
100 pounds. He had 20 swine and 20 poultry, producing 50 dozen eggs. Thirty acres was planted
in Indian Corn and produced 300 bushels; his 30 acres of wheat produced 90 bushels and 10
acres of cotton produced 5 bales. He had 3 acres of peaches, 150 trees providing 150 bushels
of fruit worth $40. He had cut 30 cords of wood worth $25.
**Robert Fry** farmed 55 acres of improved and 23 acres unimproved land, valued at $600.
He owned $75 worth of farm implements and livestock valued at $200. He had spent $25 on his
fences during 1879. Estimated worth of his farm production for the previous year was $600.
He owned 4 horses, 5 milch cows and 1 other cattle. Each of his cows had calved during the
previous year and he had sold 5 head of cattle. His cows provided 150 pounds of butter. He
had 25 swine and 25 poultry, which produced 75 dozen eggs. He’d planted 25 acres of Indian
Corn which produced 600 bushels; two acres of oats produced 20 bushels; 10 acres of wheat
produced 79 bushels and his 14 acres of cotton had produced 5 bales. His apple orchard
covered 3 acres and contained 200 trees which produced 200 bushels. A smaller one acre
peach orchard with 100 trees provided 100 bushels of fruit, all of his fruit being valued
at $75. He had cut 30 cords of wood valued at $30.
**A.J. Campbell** had 55 acres of improved land and 115 acres of unimproved woodland
worth $850. He had farm implements and machinery worth $100 and $200 worth of livestock.
He had spent $25 on his fences and hired white labor for four weeks, costing him another
$25. The estimated value of his farm production for 1879 was $500. He owned two horses,
5 milch cows and two other cattle. All of his cows had calved the previous year and he
had sold 8 head of cattle. His cows produced 150 pounds of butter. He had 13 hogs and
30 poultry, which produced 110 dozen eggs. Fourteen acres were planted in Indian Corn,
which produced 280 bushels and he also had 12 acres of cotton, producing 5 bales. He
had one acre planted with 42 peach trees which produced 40 bushels worth $10 and he had
cut 25 cords of wood valued at $25.
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T.O. Lambert** rented 25 acres of improved land and 100 acres of woodland with a value
of $1000. His farm implements were valued at $20 and his livestock at $200. His farm production
for 1879 was $600. He owned 2 mules or asses and his poultry numbered 25, which had produced 50
dozen eggs. He had planted 15 acres of Indian corn which produced 400 bushels and 16 acres of
cotton produced 9 bales. He had cut 25 cords of wood valued at $25.
**Henry Ross** owned 40 acres improved land and 120 acres of unimproved woodland, valued
at $1500. He owned $120 worth of farm implements and machinery and $400 worth of livestock.
The estimated value of his farm production for the previous year was $500. He had 4 horses,
4 milch cows which had dropped 4 calves and produced 100 pounds of butter. He had 25 hogs
and 40 chickens or other barnyard poultry which produced 100 dozen eggs. He had 20 acres of
Indian Corn that yielded 200 bushels; 8 acres of oats yielded 160 bushels and 8 acres of
wheat producing 25 bushels. Eleven acres of cotton produced 5 bales. His orchards consisted
of 2 acres with 100 apple trees producing 40 bushels and one acre of 30 peach trees producing
100 bushels, all worth $70. He had cut 40 cords of wood valued at $40.
**????? Talkington** (He is probably the D. Talkington listed in Tomlinson Township on
the population schedule) was renting 38 acres of improved land and 42 acres of woodland, valued
at $400. He owned $25 worth of farm implements and $200 worth of livestock. He had spent $5 on
his fences. His farm production for 1879 was listed as $700. He owned two horses and two milch
cows which had both dropped calves. He had sold 9 head of cattle and his cows had provided 50
pounds of butter. He had 9 swine and 40 poultry which had laid 100 dozen eggs. He had planted
20 acres in Indian Corn which produced 200 bushels. Fifteen acres of cotton produced 13 bales
and he’d cut 25 cords of wood worth $25.
**John Graves** owned ?? acres of improved land and 75 acres of woodland worth
$600. He had $75 worth of farm implements and $210 worth of livestock. Estimated
value of his farm production for 1879 was $490. He owned 4 milch cows which had
dropped 4 calves and he had sold 7 head of cattle during the previous year. His cows
produced 140 pounds of butter. He had 20 hogs and 11 barnyard poultry that had
provided 35 dozen eggs. He had planted 7 acres of Indian Corn which produced ???
bushels. He had 8 acres of oats with a production of ?? bushels. Information about
his orchards is faded and illegible other than his peach trees had produced 75 bushels
and all his orchard products were worth $65. He had cut 30 cords of wood worth $30.
**J.W. Sorrels** owned 20 acres of improved land and ?? acres of woodland valued at
$800. He owned $100 worth of farm implements and machinery and $400 worth of livestock.
He had spent $30 on his fences and $50 on fertilizer. He’d paid $50 in wages for both
white and colored workers. The estimated value of his farm production for 1879 was $80.
He owned 3 horses and 1 mule or ass, 4 milch cows and all of them had calved the previous
year. He had bought and sold 50 head of cattle during the previous year and slaughtered
six. The family had churned 150 pounds of butter. He had 2 swine and 28 poultry that had
provided him with 40 dozen eggs. Six acres was planted in Indian Corn, yielding 140
bushels. His one acre apple orchard had 20 trees that produced 40 bushels. An acre of
peaches with 16? trees provided 24 bushels and all his orchard products were valued at
$26. He had cut 35 cords of wood valued at $20.
**Wiley Eppler** owned 45 acres of improved land and 36? acres of woodland worth $680.
He had $60 worth of farm implements and $200 worth of livestock. He had spent $150 on
fencing and his estimated farm production for the prior year was $350. He owned 3 horses,
1 milch cow that had calved during the year and 3 other cattle. He had purchased two head
of cattle and slaughtered one. His cows had produced 25 pounds of butter. He had 23 swine
and 10 poultry, producing 30 dozen eggs. His 18 acres of Indian Corn produced 600 bushels;
4 acres of oats provided ?? bushels. He had both apple and peach orchards but the
information is faded and illegible. His bees produced 200 pounds of honey and he’d
cut 30 cords of wood worth $30.
**Wm. Chitwood** owned 50 acres of improved land and 225 acres of unimproved woodland
valued at $2000. He had $300 worth of farming implements and $200 worth of livestock.
He had spent $30 on his fences the previous year and $125 for wages for farm labor for
32 weeks. The estimated value of his farm production for 1879 was $500. He had two horses
and 3 milch cows which had all dropped calves the previous year while producing 150 pounds
of butter. He owned 3 head of other cattle and had sold two head. He had 50 head of swine
and 25 poultry which produced 50 dozen eggs. Fifteen acres were planted in Indian Corn
which produced 300 bushels; 4 acres of oats produced 50 bushels; 9 acres of wheat
produced 40 bushels and 10 acres of cotton produced 6 bales. His two acre orchard
contained 25 apple trees which produced 30 bushels. One acre planted with 100 peach
trees produced 100 bushels and his total orchard production was valued at $40. He had
cut 25 cords of wood worth $25.
**J.D. Fuller** owned 15 acres of improved land valued at $100. He had $300 worth of
livestock and he estimated the value of his farm production for 1879 at $300. He owned
two horses, one mule or ass, 4 milch cows and 3 other cattle. His cows had dropped 3
calves during the year while providing 150 pounds of butter. He had sold 2 head of cattle
during the year. He had 13 swine and 25 barnyard poultry which produced 75 dozen eggs.
Eight acres of Indian Corn had produced 125 bushels; two acres of oats produced 15 bushels
and seven acres of cotton produced 3 bales. One acre of sorghum provided 37 gallons of
molasses. One acre of sweet potatoes produced 30 bushels and he had cut 30 cords of wood
valued at $30.
**Nancy Fuller** was the owner of 70 acres of improved land and 140 acres of unimproved
woodland valued at $2500. Her farming implements were worth $200 and her livestock valued
at $600. The estimated value of her farm production for the previous year was $150. She owned
two horses and two mules or asses, 5 milch cows all of which had calved, and 20 other cattle.
She had sold 7 head of cattle and slaughtered one; two of her cattle had died, strayed or were
stolen and not recovered. Her cows had produced 200 pounds of butter. She had 30 swine and
30 poultry which had laid 100 dozen eggs. Fourteen acres were planted in Indian Corn which
produced 100 bushels; two acres of oats produced 20 bushels; 21 acres of wheat produced 72
bushels and six acres of cotton produced 2 bales. Her apple orchard consisted of six acres
with 200 trees producing 500 bushels and one acre of peaches containing 25 trees which
produced 25 bushels, with her total orchard production listed as $250. Her bees had provided
25 pounds of honey and the family had cut 20 cords of wood valued at $15.
**Pheby Morgan** owned 45 acres of improved land and 125 acres of woodland valued at
$1500. She owned $100 worth of farm tools and her livestock was valued at $400. She had
spent $10 on fences and $30 in wages for 12 weeks of work during 1879. The estimated value
of her farm production for the prior year was $700. She had 3 horses and 3 mules or asses,
4 milch cows and 7 other cattle. Her cows had dropped 4 calves. She had purchased one head
of cattle, sold six and slaughtered one. Her cows produced 150 pounds of butter. She owned
60 swine and had 30 poultry, producing 150 dozen eggs. Twenty-three acres were planted in
Indian Corn and produced 350 bushels; 13 acres of cotton produced 6 bales and one acre of
sorghum produced 75 gallons of molasses. Her peach orchard consisted of one acre on which
were planted 75 trees producing 10 bushels of fruit valued at $5. Her family had cut 25
cords of wood worth $25.
**A.T. Booth** owned 150 acres of improved land and 800 acres of woodland worth $4000.
He had $75 worth of farm implements and $500 worth of livestock. He had spent $75 on his
fences and $250 on farm labor for 100 weeks. The estimated value of his farm production
for 1879 was $1000. He owned 4 horses, 6 milch cows and 20 other cattle. His cows had all
calved the previous year and he had purchased 200 head of cattle and sold 150, slaughtered
10 and two had died, strayed or were stolen. His cows had produced 250 pounds of butter.
He had 50 swine and 25 poultry producing 100 dozen eggs. His 100 acres of Indian Corn
produced 1000 bushels; 20 acres of oats produced 600 bushels and 20 acres of cotton
produced 12 bales. An acre of Irish Potatoes produced 60 bushels and he had one acre
containing 25 apple trees which produced 25 bushels. His acre of 20 peach trees produced
20 bushels and the total value of his orchard products was $20. He cut 75 cords of wood worth $75.
**T.J. Bruce** owned 18 acres of improved land and 77 acres of woodland valued at $300.
His farming implements were worth $40 and livestock $30. His farm had produced $240 in 1879.
He had one milch cow which had dropped a calf during the previous year and he had purchased
3 other head of cattle. He owned 18 swine and 15 barnyard poultry which had produced 40 dozen
eggs. On his farm he had planted 5 acres in Indian Corn, producing 50 bushels and 5 acres of
cotton which produced 3 bales. One acre of sorghum provided 12 gallons of molasses. During
1879 he had sold $40 worth of produce and had cut 10 cords of wood valued at $10.
**W.M. Pendergraft** was the owner of 90? acres of improved land and 3 acres of unimproved
woodland worth $500. He had $75 worth of farm implements and livestock valued at $300. He
had spent $15 during the year on his fences. The estimated value of his farm production for
1879 was $200. He had $200 worth of livestock which included 3 horses, 3 milch cows which
had each calved, and 4 other cattle. He had purchased one and sold two head of cattle during
1879. His cows had provided 100 pounds of butter and he owned 50 head of swine and 15 poultry
which produced 40 dozen eggs. He had 9 acres of Indian corn which produced 80 bushels; 3 acres
of oats produced 25 bushels; 4 acres of wheat produced 23 bushels; 8 acres of cotton produced
2 bales and one acre of sorghum produced 50 gallons of molasses. Two acres of cow peas produced
300 bushels and an acre of tobacco produced 150 pounds. His orchards consisted of four acres each
of apples and peaches. His apple trees produced nothing the previous year but from his 75 peach
trees he had harvested 50 bushels worth $15. His bees had produced 50 pounds of honey and he had
cut 25 cords of wood worth $425.
**Daniel Hogan** owned 20 acres of improved land and 200 acres unimproved, valued
at $500. He had $100 worth of farm tools and $300 worth of livestock. He had spent
$30 on fencing the previous year. The estimated value of his farm production for the
year was $200. He owned two horses, one mule or ass, 6 milch cows, all six of which
had calved during the year, 5 other cattle. He had sold 6 head of cattle and slaughtered
two. Two others had died, strayed or were stolen and not recovered. His cows had provided
200 pounds of butter and he had 80 swine and 100 barnyard poultry which produced 150 dozen
eggs. He’d planted 18 acres of Indian Corn which produced 500 bushels. He had an acre
containing 12 peach trees which produced 10 bushels worth $5. He had cut 20 cords of wood
valued at $10.
**[Blank] Brownfield** (His first name was listed as John on the population schedule.)
He was renting 13 acres of improved land valued at $130. He had $20 worth of farm implements
and $35 worth of livestock. The value of his farm production the previous year was $200. He
owned 3 horses, one milch cow which had calved during the year and one other head of cattle.
His cow had provided 100 pounds of butter. He had 8 swine and 100 poultry which produced 100
dozen eggs. He had 11 acres of Indian Corn which produced 400 bushels and five acres of cotton
that produced 3 bales. He had 3 acres of apples with 50 trees producing 50 bushels. His two
acres of peaches had 60 trees which produced 5 bushels. His orchard produce was valued at $10.
He had cut 15 cords of wood worth $10.
**T.H. Williams** rented 14 acres of improved land valued at $140 and he owned $75 worth
of livestock. His farm production for the prior year was $300. He had one horse and two milch
cows which had each dropped a calf. He had sold one head of cattle and his cows had produced
25 pounds of butter. He owned 15 swine and 40 barnyard poultry which provided the family with
30 dozen eggs the previous year. Four acres were planted in Indian Corn and produced 50 bushels
and his 10 acres of cotton produced 6 bales. One acre of sorghum provided 25 gallons of molasses.
Mr. Williams had cut 10 cords of wood worth $5.
**H.R. Hurt** who was listed as R.H. Hurt on the population schedule, owned 20 acres of
improved land and 60 acres of woodland, all valued at $150. He had $25 worth of farming tools
and livestock valued at $125. He had spent $20 on his fences the previous year. No value was
given for farm production for 1879 and he owned two mules or asses and one milch cow that had
calved, plus one other head of cattle. He had only one swine and 12 poultry which provided 10
dozen eggs. He had cut 10 cords of wood worth $5.
**T. Ronan** owned 30 acres of improved land and 170 acres of woodland worth $300. He had
$50 worth of farming implements and his livestock was valued at $15. He had spent $75 of his
fences and $15 for hiring four weeks worth of labor. No value was given for farm production
for 1879. He had one milch cow that had dropped a calf but provided no butter for the family.
He had cut 20 cords of wood valued at $15.
**Samuel Guess** was renting 25 acres of improved land and 135 acres of woodland valued
at $300. He owned $50 worth of farm tools and $200 worth of livestock. The estimated value
of his farm production the previous year was $200. He had 3 horses, one mule or ass, 4 milch
cows and 7 head of other cattle. His cows had each produced a calf during the previous year
and he had sold one head of cattle. His cows produced 150 pounds of butter and he owned 20
swine and 25 poultry which provided 40 dozen eggs during the year. He had planted 13 acres
of Indian Corn which produced 200 bushels; 11 acres of cotton produced 4 bales and one acre
of sorghum provided 35 gallons of molasses. He had cut 15 cords of firewood valued at $15.
**Samuel Edens** rented 13 acres of improved land valued at $130. His livestock was also
valued at $130 and his farm production for the previous year was listed as $200. He owned 2
horses and one milch cow which had calved and produced 20 pounds of butter. He had one other
head of cattle. His poultry numbered 24, which had produced 40 dozen eggs. He’d planted 5
acres of Indian Corn which produced 75 bushels and 7 acres of cotton produced 3 bales. An
acre of sorghum provided 35 gallons of molasses and he had cut 15 cords of wood worth $15.
**J.J. Hutcheson** was renting 51 acres improved land and 55 acres of permanent meadows,
pastures, orchards or vineyards valued at $575. He owned $25 worth of farming implements and
$300 of livestock. His estimated farm production for 1879 was $250. He had two milch cows
which had both calved and one other cattle. His family had churned 150 pounds of butter. He
had 30 sheep which had dropped 21 lambs and he’d sold 51 sheep. He had planted 30 acres of
Indian Corn which produced 100 bushels; 24 acres of wheat produced 58 bushels. Three acres
contained 45 apple trees which produced 10 bushels and his peach orchard consisted of one
acre of 50 trees producing 100 bushels. Total value of his orchard production was listed as
$25. His bees had produced 100 pounds of honey and 25 pounds of wax and he had cut 20 cords
of wood worth $20.
**W.S. Hutcheson** was the owner of 10 acres of permanent meadows, pastures, orchards
or vineyards and 140 acres of woodland with a value of $300. He had $5 worth of farming
tools and $85 worth of livestock. The estimated value of his farm production for the
previous year was $150. He had one milch cow which had calved during the year and one
other head of cattle and he had sold one. His cow produced 25 pounds of butter. On June
1 1880 he 10 sheep on hand, which had dropped 5 lambs. He had sold all 15 of his sheep.
Seven acres of Indian Corn had produced 50 bushels and his 8 acres of wheat had produced
28 bushels. He had cut $10 worth of wood, consisting of 10 cords.
**B. Bagwell** owned 22 acres of improved land and 140 acres of woodland valued
at $300. He had $10 worth of farming implements and livestock worth $30. He estimated his
farm production for the previous year at $215. He owned one horse and one milch cow and
one other head of cattle. His cow had dropped a calf and he had sold 3 head of cattle. The
family had churned 30 pounds of butter during the year and he owned 20 swine but no poultry.
His 12 acres of Indian Corn had produced 45 bushels and 12 acres of cotton produced 4 bales.
He had cut 10 cords of firewood worth $10.
**Joe Rupe** was renting 40 acres of improved land for which no value was listed. He
owned $50 worth of farm tools and $150 worth of livestock. He had paid $125 for 30 weeks
of farm labor the previous year and estimated his farm production at $400. He had one mule
or ass and 2 milch cows that had both calved. He had purchased two head of cattle and sold
four. His cows had provided 50 pounds of butter. He had 11 swine and 40 barnyard poultry
which had produced 40 dozen eggs. His 18 acres of Indian Corn produced 150 bushels; 10
acres of oats produced 40? bushels and 16 acres of cotton provided 5 bales. He cut 60 cords
of wood valued at $60.
**J.D. Looper** owned 50 acres of improved land and 100 acres of woodland worth $1500.
He had $20 worth of farm implements and livestock worth $200. The estimated value of his
farm production for 1879 was listed as $400. He had two mules or asses and 3 milch cows
that had each dropped a calf. He had sold 10 head of cattle during the year. His cows
produced 100 pounds of butter and he owned 15 swine and 15 poultry which provided 30
dozen eggs. He had 14 acres of Indian Corn which produced 200 bushels and 15 acres of
cotton produced 8 bales. His orchards consisted on one acre each of apples and peaches,
each containing 15 trees. His orchards produced 25 bushels of apples and 50 bushels of
peaches, all valued at $20. He cut 30 cords of wood worth $30.
**W. Bagwell** owned 30 acres of improved land and 50 acres of woodland valued at
$500. His farming implements were valued at $25 and his livestock at $150. During 1879
he had spent $50 on his fences and $100 on farm labor wages for a period of 24 weeks.
Estimated value of his farm production for the previous year was $300. He owned 3 milch
cows and they had all calved. He sold two head of cattle and slaughtered one. His cows
had produced 100 pounds of butter. He had 30 swine and 30 barnyard poultry which had
provided 40 dozen eggs. His 13 acres of Indian Corn produced 120 bushels; 12 acres of
cotton produced 6 bales and one acre of sorghum produced 25 gallons of molasses. One
acre was planted in cow peas, producing 25 bushels. He had two acres of apples
consisting of 12 trees and one acre of 30 peach trees, neither of which produced a
crop during 1879. He had cut 25 cords of wood valued at $25.
**J.K. Cox** owned 45 acres of improved farmland, 6 acres of improved
meadows, pastures, orchards or vineyards and 35 acres of woodland, all valued
at $1000. He had $40 worth of farm tools and $914 worth of livestock. He had
spent $15 on his fences. The estimated value of his farm production for 1879
was $400. He had 10 horses and 9 mules or asses, 5 milch cows each of which had
calved, and 50 head of other cattle. He had purchased 12 head of cattle and sold
12 and slaughtered three. His cows had provided 200 pounds of butter. He had 29
head of sheep which had dropped 2 lambs and he’d sold four and slaughtered five
while 20 of his sheep had been killed by dogs. His sheep had produced 42 fleeces
weighing 103 pounds. He had 40 swine and his poultry numbered 30, producing 40 dozen
eggs. Fifteen acres planted in Indian Corn produced 100 bushels; 20 acres of oats
produced 350 bushels; 5 acres of wheat produced 30 bushels and 4 acres of cotton
produced 2 bales. His three acre apple orchard included 25 trees that produced 20
bushels of fruit. Another 3 acres planted with 40 peach trees produced 10 bushels,
all valued at $10. He cut 30 cords of wood worth $30.
**J.S. McCutchen** owned 25 acres of improved land and 55 acres of woodland
worth $1000. His farming implements and machinery were valued at $50 and he had
$150 worth of livestock. He had spent $70 on his fences during 1879 and estimated
the value of his farm products at $600. He owned one horse and two mules or asses,
12 milch cows and 5 other cattle. Seven of his cows had calved and the herd produced
350 pounds of butter. He had slaughtered 3 head of cattle. He had 25 swine and 50
poultry which produced 100 dozen eggs. Sixteen acres of Indian corn produced 400
bushels and 13 acres of cotton produced 8 bales. An acre planted in tobacco had
produced 100 pounds. Mr. McCutchen had cut 25 cords of wood worth $25.
**Guy Hanes** rented 17 acres of improved land with no value listed. He owned $15
worth of farming tools and $100 worth of livestock. The estimated value of his farm
crops for 1879 was $165. He had 1 horse, two milch cows, both of which had dropped
calves while producing 50 pounds of butter for the family. He had four swine and six
poultry which provided 20 dozen eggs. His 8 acres of Indian Corn produced 75 bushels;
5 acres of wheat produced 25 bushels and 5 acres of cotton produced 2 bales. He cut 20
cords of wood valued at $20.
**G.R. Sorrels** owned 40 acres of improved land and 120 acres unimproved woodland
valued at $1500. He had $25 worth of farm implements and $300 worth of livestock. He
estimated the value of his farm products for 1879 at $500. He owned 2 horses and 6 milch
cows which had all calved. He had purchased 5 head of cattle and sold 7. His cows had
produced 100 pounds of butter. He had 50 head of swine and 50 poultry which produced 100
dozen eggs. Fifteen acres of Indian Corn produced 500 bushels and 7 acres of cotton
produced 5 bales. One acre was planted with 25 apple trees which produced 10 bushels of
fruit. Another acre with 24 peach trees provided 5 bushels for a total value of $10. He
cut 30 cords of wood worth $25.
**G.P. Watkins** who was listed as Pink Watkins on the population schedule, owned 70 acres
of improved land and 136 acres of woodland valued at $2000. He had farm machinery valued
at $100 and $400 worth of livestock. During 1879 he had spent $50 on his fences and paid
out $30 in wages for 12 weeks of farm labor. The estimated value of all his farm production
for the year was $600. He owned one horse and two mules or asses, 4 milch cows and 3 other
cattle. Three of his cows had calved and he had purchased two head of cattle and sold three.
His cows had produced 100 pounds of butter. He had 13 swine and 20 poultry, which produced
50 dozen eggs. He had 25 acres of Indian Corn which produced 200 bushels; 8 acres of oats
produced 80 bushels and 20 acres of cotton produced 10 bales. He had cut 25 cords of wood
worth $20.
**P.V. Ross** was the owner of 40 acres of improved land and 140 acres of
woodland valued at $1500. He had $100 worth of farm tools and $300 worth of
livestock. His farm had produced $250 worth of crops in 1879. He owned 2 horses,
3 milch cows which had all calved, and one other head of cattle. He had purchased
two head of cattle and his cows had produced 75 pounds of butter. He had 25 swine
and a flock of 25 poultry which had provided 100 dozen eggs. His 10 acres of Indian
Corn had produced 100 bushels; 7 acres of oats produced 50 bushels and 5 acres of
cotton produced 3 bales. One acre of sorghum provided 40 gallons of molasses. His 2
acre apple orchard contained 40 trees which produced 40 bushels and 2 acres of peaches
with 20 bearing trees provided 40 bushels, all worth $30. His bees had provided the family
with 100 pounds of honey and he had cut 30 cords of wood worth $30.
**Josiah Tingle** owned 60 acres of improved land and 52 acres of woodland with a
value of $896. His farming implements were listed at $50 and his livestock at $150.
He had spent $25 on fences and $40 in wages paid for 20 weeks of farm labor. Estimated
value of his farm production for the year was $450. He owned 2 mules or asses, 2 milch cows
which had both dropped calves while providing 50 pounds of butter. He had sold two head
of cattle. He had 20 swine and 75 poultry which had produced 200 dozen eggs. Five acres
of Indian Corn produced 50 bushels; 4 acres of oats produced 40 bushels and 18 acres planted
in cotton produced 8 bales. His six acre orchard was planted half in apples and half in peaches
with 25 trees of each. His apples produced nothing but his peach crop was 50 bushels valued at
$10. He cut 30 cords of wood worth $15.
**J.R. Looper** owned 60 acres of improved and 100 acres unimproved land valued at $800.
He had $75 worth of farm tools and $200 worth of livestock. He had spent $40 on his fences
and estimated the value of his farm production for 1879 at $500. He had two mules or asses,
2 cows and 3 other cattle. His cows had dropped 1 calf; he had sold one head of cattle and
slaughtered one. His cows had produced 60 pounds of butter and he owned 30 swine and 25
poultry which had produced 60 dozen eggs. 30 acres of Indian Corn had produced 400 bushels;
20 acres of oats produced 100 bushels; 20 acres of cotton produced 8 bales and 1 acre of
sorghum had produced 75 gallons of molasses. He had one acre of apples with 28 bearing trees
which produced 28 bushels of fruit; one acre of peaches with 75 trees produced 100 bushels,
all worth $39. He had cut 10 cords of wood valued at $10.
**A.B. Spencer** who was listed as A.W. Spencer on the population schedule owned 60
acres of improved land and 80 acres of woodland worth $600. His farm implements were worth
$35 and his livestock $245. He had spent $25 on his fences and estimated the value of his
farm production at $450. He had 5 horses, 1 mule or ass, 3 cows which had all calved and
one other head of cattle. 75 pounds of butter had been produced. He had 20 head of swine
and a flock of 30 poultry which produced 50 dozen eggs. 12 acres of Indian Corn produced
300 bushels; 8 acres of wheat produced 38 bushels and 12 acres of cotton produced 6 bales.
He had two acres of peaches with 50 trees bearing 100 bushels of fruit worth $25. He had
cut 15 cords of wood worth $10.
**J.P. Basham** owned 40 acres of improved land and 100? acres of woodland valued at
$1000. He owned farm implements worth $100 and $200 worth of livestock. He had paid $60
in wages for farm labor lasting 16 weeks. Estimated value of his farm production in 1879
was $750. He owned 3 horses, 2 cows and 4 other cattle. Both his cows had dropped calves
during the year and he had sold 6 head of cattle and slaughtered two. His cows produced 75
pounds of butter. He had 28 swine and 25 poultry which produced 100 dozen eggs. Eleven
acres of Indian Corn produced 300 bushels; 3 acres of oats produced 40 bushels; 4 acres
of wheat produced 36 bushels and 17 acres of cotton produced 11 bales. An acre of sweet
potatoes produced 80 bushels. Three acres with 80 apple trees produced 100 bushels and
5 acres of peaches with 50 trees produced 150 bushels, with a total value of $100. He had
cut 30 cords of wood valued at $30.
**James McMullin** owned 12 acres of improved land and 68 acres of woodland valued
at $250. He had $50 worth of farming tools and $125 worth of livestock. He had spent $50
on his fences and estimated the value of his farm production for the year at $$200. He
owned one mule or ass, 3 milch cows and one other cattle. His cows had dropped one calf
and produced 100 pounds of butter. He had 22 swine and 25 poultry, producing 100 dozen eggs.
His 8 acres of cotton had produced 3 bales and he had cut 20 cords of wood valued at $20.
**William Parke** owned 6 acres of improved land and 75 acres of woodland worth $100. He
had $25 worth of farm implements and $180 worth of livestock. He had spent $40 on fencing and
the estimated value of his farm production for 1879 was $100. He owned 4 horses, 2 cows and
one head of other cattle. Both his cows had calved, while producing 50 pounds of butter. He
had sold one head of cattle. He had 20 swine and 10 poultry which produced 35 dozen eggs. He
had planted 3 acres of cotton which produced 2 bales and cut 25 cords of wood worth $25.
**Frank Sorrels** owned 40 acres of improved land and 50? acres of woodland valued at
$800. His farm implements were valued at $100 and he owned $250 worth of livestock. Estimated
value of his farm production for the previous year was $350. He had two mules or asses, 2 milch
cows, both of which had dropped calves, and one other head of cattle. He had sold two cattle
and his cows had produced 60 pounds of butter. He had 35 swine and 40 poultry, providing the
family with 100 dozen eggs. His 18 acres of Indian Corn yielded 300 bushels and 8 acres of
cotton produced 4 bales. His orchards consisted of one acre of apples with 25 trees producing
10 bushels and one acre of peaches with 40 trees producing 40 bushels, valued at $15. He had
cut 40 cords of wood valued at $30.
**M.A. Looper** owned 45 acres of improved land and 50 acres of woodland worth $750. He had
$200 worth of farm implements and machinery and $150 worth of livestock. The estimated value of
his farm production for 1879 was $500. He owned 3 horses and one mule or ass, two milch cows
and 3 other cattle. Two of his cows had calved and he had sold two head of cattle. His cows
produced 50 pounds of butter. He had 25 swine and 12 poultry which produced 50 dozen eggs.
His 14 acres of Indian Corn produced 300 bushels; 3 acres of oats produced 15 bushels; 10
acres of cotton produced 4 bales and one acre of sorghum provided 25 gallons of molasses. He
had an acre with 8 apple trees which produced 4 bushels and an acre with 35 peach trees produced
100 bushels, all valued at $10. He had cut 25 cords of wood worth $12.
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Jeff Jones** owned 35 acres of improved land and 80 acres of woodland valued at $600. His
farm implements were worth $20 and his livestock worth $180. He had spent $25 on fences
and $75 for 16 weeks of farm labor. Estimated value of his farm production for the previous
year was $350. He had 2 horses and 3 milch cows which had all dropped calves, 2 other head of
cattle. Butter production is illegible. He owned 19 swine and 17 poultry which produced 45
dozen eggs. His information for Indian Corn and oats is faded and illegible. 19 acres of
cotton produced 6 bales. He cut 20 cords of wood worth $15.
**H.M. Looper** owned 40 acres of improved land and 25 acres of unimproved woodland
valued at $800. He had $50 worth of farming tools and $225 worth of livestock. He had
spent $20 on his fences and estimated farm production for 1879 was $200. He owned 2 horses,
1 mule or ass and 2 cows which had produced 60? pounds of butter. He had 25 swine and 20
poultry which had produced 40 dozen eggs. His farm crop information is illegible, as is
information about his apple and peach orchards. He cut 35 cords of wood valued at $35.
**E.H. Webb** owned 40 acres of improved land and 120 acres of woodland worth $900. He
had $35 worth of farm implements and $150 worth of livestock. Farm production was estimated
at $500. He had 1 mule or ass, 4 cows and 5 other cattle. The rest of the information about
his cattle is illegible; butter production was 100 pounds. He had 40 swine and 35 poultry
which produced 100 dozen eggs. 15 acres of Indian Corn produced 150 bushels; cotton crop
information is illegible. He had both apple and peach orchards but the details are illegible.
His bees produced 40 pounds of honey and he cut 40 cords of wood worth $35.
**A.J. Mackey** owned 15 acres of improved land and 142 acres of unimproved
woodland worth $300. His farm implements were worth $15 and he had $100 worth of
livestock. Estimated farm production was $200. He had 1 horse and 1 mule or ass.
He had 1 hog and 40 poultry which had produced 50 dozen eggs. 15 acres of Indian Corn
produced 300? bushels; the remainder of his crop information is illegible. The only
legible information about his orchards is that the fruit was worth $15. His bees had
produced 100 pounds of honey and he cut 30 cords of wood valued at $25.
**A.C. Robinson** owned 60 acres of improved land and 180 acres of woodland
worth $1000. He had $45 worth of farm implements and $335 worth of livestock. He
had spent $75 on his fences and estimated his farm production for the previous year
at $600. He had 5 horses and 6 cows which all dropped calves. They produced 200
pounds of butter. Other information about his cattle, if any, is illegible. He had
35 swine and 46 barnyard poultry which had produced 100 dozen eggs. 18 acres of
Indian Corn produced 500? Bushels; his oat crop is illegible and 8? acres of cotton
produced 7 bales. Two acres with 60 apple trees produced 120 bushels of fruit and 3
acres with 100 peach trees produced 300 bushels with a total value of $200. His bees
provided 175 pounds of honey and he had cut 50 cords of wood worth $50.
**J.B. Martin** owned 15 acres of improved land and 25 acres unimproved valued
at $500. He had $25 worth of farming tools and $150 worth of livestock. Estimated
farm production for 1879 was $200. He had 2 milch cows which had both calved and
produced 50 pounds of butter. He owned 15 swine and 25 poultry which had produced
75 dozen eggs. Information about his Indian Corn, oat and wheat crops is illegible;
10 acres of cotton produced 3 bales. His bees provided 40 pounds of honey and he cut
15 cords of wood worth $15.
**C.W. Gregory** owned 20 acres of improved land and 100 acres woodland valued
at $150. He had $40 worth of farm implements and $200 worth of livestock. His
estimated farm production was $450. He had 3 horses, 4 cows which had all dropped
calves. He had purchased 4 head of cattle and slaughtered 2. His cows produced 200
pounds of butter. He had no swine and 5 poultry which provided 10 dozen eggs. The
only legible information about his farm crops was that he had 18? acres of cotton
that produced 6? bales. His ? acres with 60 apple trees produced 150? bushels and
? acres with 100 peach trees produced 200 bushels, all valued at $125. He had cut
30 cords of wood valued at $25.
**Nelson Norris** owned 42 acres of improved land and 38 acres of woodland
valued at $500. He owned $30 worth of farm implements and $300 worth of livestock.
He had spent $5 on his fences and estimated the value of his farm production at $700.
He had 4 horses, 2 mules or asses, 3 milch cows which had all calved. He had sold 6
head of cattle and slaughtered 2. His cows produced 100 pounds of butter. He had 25
swine and 200 chickens or other poultry which produced 400 dozen eggs. 30 acres of
Indian Corn produced 400? bushels and 25 acres of cotton produced 9 bales. One acre
with 50 peach trees produced 50 bushels of fruit worth $15. He cut 30 cords of wood
worth $30.
**W.M. Swofford** owned 20 acres of improved land and 60 acres of woodland worth
$150. He had $25 worth of farm implements and $225 worth of livestock. He estimated
the value of his farm production for 1879 at $500. He had 5 horses, 3 cows which had
all dropped calves and 11? other cattle. He had sold 2 head of cattle, slaughtered 3?
and 2 had died, strayed or were stolen and not recovered. His cows produced 65 pounds
of butter. He owned 20 swine and 60 poultry which had produced 150 dozen eggs. His
crop information is illegible other than 10 acres of cotton produced 4 bales. He cut
35 cords of wood worth $35.
**Green Low** owned 40 acres of improved land and 100 acres of woodland valued at
$1000. His farm implements were worth $20 and his livestock worth $280. He had spent
$50 on fences and $30 on farm labor. Estimated farm production was listed as $600. He
had 1 horse and 2 mules or asses, 3 milch cows which had all calved and 5 other cattle.
Butter production was 100 pounds. He had 12 sheep which had dropped 7 lambs. He had
slaughtered 1 sheep and 10 had been killed by dogs. 16 fleeces weighed 25 pounds. He
had 20 swine and 25 poultry which produced 100 dozen eggs. 15 acres of Indian Corn
produced 250 bushels and 10 acres of cotton produced 3 bales. Two acres with 150 apple
trees produced 200 bushels and an acre with 50 peach trees produced 50 bushels for a
total value of orchard production listed as $100. He had cut 40 cords of wood valued at $40.
**Walter Scroggins** owned 30 acres each of improved and unimproved land valued at $400.
He had $15 worth of farming implements and $200 worth of livestock. Estimated value of
his farm production for 1879 was $250. He had 4 horses, 3 cows and 3 other cattle. Each
of his cows had dropped a calf and he had slaughtered one head of cattle during the year.
His cows produced 100 pounds of butter and he had 30 swine and 40 poultry which provided
75 dozen eggs. 15 acres of Indian Corn produced 250 bushels and 5 acres of cotton produced
3 bales. Two acres of apples with 7 trees produced 7 bushels of fruit and one acre of peaches
with 50 trees produced 50 bushels, all valued at $15. He had cut 25 cords of wood worth $20.
**William Low** owned 30 acres of improved land and 70 acres of woodland worth $800.
He reported $25 worth of farm implements and $400 worth of livestock. His farm production
was estimated at $600. He owned 2 horses, 2 milch cows and 10 other cattle and he had
purchased one head during the year and one had died, strayed or was stolen and not recovered.
His cows had both calved the previous year while producing 60 pounds of butter. He had 22
sheep which had dropped 4 lambs and 13 had been killed by dogs. His sheep had produced 18
fleeces weighing 30 pounds. He had 20 swine and 40 poultry which produced 100 dozen eggs.
18 acres of Indian Corn produced 400 bushels; 6 acres of oats produced 50 bushels; 10 acres
of wheat produced 20 bushels and 8 acres of cotton produced 3 bales. He’d planted one acre
of sweet potatoes which produced 50 bushels. His orchards consisted of one acre each of apples
and peaches. His 40 apple trees produced 20 bushels and his 100 peach trees produced 100 bushels,
all valued at $40. He had cut 35 cords of wood worth $35.
**Nathan Traylor** owned 25 acres of improved land 55 acres of unimproved woodland valued
at $400. He had $40 worth of farm tools and $150 worth of livestock. His estimated farm
production for 1879 was $400. He had 2 horses, one cow that had calved and two other cattle.
He had purchased one head of cattle and one had died, strayed or was stolen and not recovered.
His family had churned 25 pounds of butter. He had 25 swine and 50 poultry which had produced
100 dozen eggs. His 10 acres of Indian Corn produced 200 bushels; 6 acres of oats produced 60
bushels; 6 acres of cotton produced 4 bales and 1 acre of sorghum produced 70 gallons of molasses.
One acre of sweet potatoes produced 50 bushels. Two acres containing 100 peach trees had yielded
400 bushels of fruit worth $100 and he had cut 20 cords of wood worth $20.
**D.W. Traylor** owned 8 acres of improved and 71 acres of unimproved land worth $150. His
farming tools were worth $3 and his livestock valued at $70. He had spent $25 on fencing. His
farm production for the previous year was $100. He owned 2 horses and one milch cow that had
calved. His cow had provided 25 pounds of butter. He had 7 swine and 10 barnyard poultry,
providing the family with 40 dozen eggs. Two acres of Indian Corn produced 50 bushels and 2
acres of cotton yielded 2 bales. Mr. Traylor had cut 20 cords of firewood worth $20.
**John Nickles** owned 80 acres of improved land and 80 acres of woodland valued at $2000.
He had $40 worth of farm implements and $500 worth of livestock. His farm production for 1879
was $800. He had 1 horse and 3 mules or asses, 6 cows which had all dropped calves and 3 other
cattle. One head of cattle had died, strayed or was stolen and not recovered. His cows had
produced 300 pounds of butter. He had 24 sheep which had dropped 9 lambs. Five had been
killed by dogs. Fifteen fleeces had weighed 20 pounds. He had 75 swine and 60 poultry, producing
200 dozen eggs. 25 acres of Indian Corn produced 400 bushels; 3 acres of oats produced 30 bushels,
8 acres of wheat produced 20 bushels; 20 acres of cotton produced 9 bales and one acre of sorghum
produced 60 gallons of molasses. His one acre apple orchard contained 40 trees which produced 40
bushels and his 5 acres with 400 peach trees produced 400 bushels, for a total value of $150. His
bees had provided 40 pounds of honey and he had cut 30 cords of wood worth $35.
**M. Hicks** owned 6 acres of improved land and 34 acres of unimproved woodland valued at
$200. His farm implements were valued at $15 and he had $75 worth of livestock. His farm production
for 1879 was estimated at $175. He owned 3 milch cows which had all calved and one other head of
cattle. His cows had produced 50 pounds of butter. He had a dozen each of swine and poultry,
which had provided 50 dozen eggs. Eight acres of Indian Corn produced 200 bushels and 9 acres
of cotton produced 3 bales. He had cut 20 cords of wood valued at $20.
**James Yowell** owned 15 acres of improved and 40 acres unimproved land worth $300.
He had $25 worth of farming tools and $125 worth of livestock. His farm production for the
previous year was listed at $200. He owned one horse, one cow that had dropped a calf and one
other cattle. His cow had provided the family with 40 pounds of butter and he had 20 swine and
15 chickens or other poultry that had provided 40 dozen eggs. His 8 acres of Indian Corn had
produced 175 bushels and 5 acres of cotton had produced 2 bales. He had cut 18 cords of firewood
valued at $15.
**G.W. Blakemore** owned 16 acres of improved land and 25 acres of woodland worth $160.
His farm tools were valued at $6 and his livestock worth $125. His farm production for 1879
was estimated at $55. He had one horse and two milch cows which had both calved while producing
75 pounds of butter. He had 14 swine and 40 poultry which produced 100 dozen eggs. No farm crops
were listed. He had an acre containing 37 peach trees which produced 30 bushels of fruit valued
at $10. He had cut 20 cords of wood worth $20.
**W.C. Caskey** owned 18 acres of improved land and 62 acres of woodland valued at $250. He
had $10 worth of farming implements and $45 worth of livestock. His farm production for 1879
was estimated at $234. He owned one horse and two milch cows that had both calved. Butter
production was 100 pounds and he had 13 swine and 10 poultry which produced 40 dozen eggs.
Ten acres of Indian Corn produced 100 bushels and 8 acres of cotton yielded 3 bales. He had
an acre with 25 peach trees which produced 25 bushels of fruit worth $10 and he had cut 25
cords of wood valued at $25.
**John Cantrell** owned 35 acres of improved land and 165 acres of unimproved woodland
worth $1000. He owned $25 worth of farm tools and $140 worth of livestock. He had spent $25
on his fences and estimated his farm production for 1879 at $200. He owned 2 horses and 4
cows, all of them dropped calves during the previous year. He had one other head of cattle
and had sold four during the year. His cows had provided 200 pounds of butter. He had 16
swine and 20 poultry which produced 125 dozen eggs. His 14 acres of Indian Corn had produced
100 bushels; 4 acres of wheat produced 15 bushels and 12 acres of cotton produced 5 bales.
He had an acre with 50 bearing peach trees which yielded 100 bushels of fruit worth $25. His
bees had provided 25 pounds of honey and he had cut 30 cords of wood worth $30.
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J.B. Dyer** owned 12 acres of improved land and 68 acres of unimproved valued at $300.
He owned $250 worth of farm implements and machinery and $530 worth of livestock. Farm
production for 1879 was estimated at $50. He owned 3 horses, 10 milch cows, 8 of which had
dropped calves, and 21 other cattle. His cows had produced 500 pounds of butter. He had 6
poultry which had produced 20 dozen eggs. Three acres of Indian Corn had produced illegible
and 4 acres of cotton had produced 1? bale. He had cut 30 cords of wood valued at $30.
**G.B. Henley** owned 23 acres of improved land and 57 acres unimproved worth $400. He
had $25 worth of farming tools and $200 worth of livestock. His farm production for the
previous year was estimated at $150. He had 3 horses, 4 cows and 3 other cattle. His cows
had all calved while producing 300 pounds of butter. He had purchased 6 head of cattle and
sold 3. He had 12 swine and 40 poultry which had produced 100 dozen eggs. His 9 acres of
Indian Corn had produced 80 bushels; 6 acres of wheat had produced 23 bushels and 2 acres of
cotton produced 2 bales. He cut 35 cords of wood worth $35.
**Luke Rupe** owned 23 acres of improved land and 97 acres of woodland valued at $800.
He owned $30 worth of farm implements and $200 worth of livestock. He had spent $12 on his
fences and $50 for 16 weeks worth of farm labor. His estimated farm production for 1879 was
$400. He had 2 horses, 3 cows which had all calved and 3 other cattle. He had purchased 3
head of cattle and slaughtered 2. His cows had produced 150 pounds of butter. He owned 50
swine and 60 poultry which had produced 150 dozen eggs. Nine acres of Indian Corn had produced
108 bushels; 10 acres of cotton yielded 5 bales. His orchards consisted of two acres with 50
apple trees producing 50 bushels and an acre with 50 peach trees producing 50 bushels, all
worth $25.He had cut 30 cords of wood valued at $30.
**Malinda Slate** owned 40 acres of improved land and 40 acres unimproved worth $400. She
had $15 worth of farm tools and $200 worth of livestock. The estimated value of her farm
production for the previous year was $250. She had 3 horses and 2 mules or asses, 4 milch
cows which had all calved while producing 200 pounds of butter. Mrs. Slate had 70 swine and
22 poultry which had provided the family with 50 dozen eggs. Twenty acres of Indian Corn had
produced 200? bushels and 8 acres of cotton had yielded 3 bales. She had an acre containing 30
apple trees which produced 30 bushels and an acre with 40 peach trees which produced 50 bushels,
all worth $30. The family had cut 25 cords of wood worth $25.
**Joe Harris** owned 10 acres of improved land and 70 acres of unimproved woodland valued at
$700. His farm tools were worth $5 and his livestock $100. Estimated farm production for 1879
was $200. He had 1 horse and 2 milch cows which had both calved. He had sold one head of cattle
and his cows had provided 75 pounds of butter. He had 40 swine and 8 poultry which had produced
20 dozen eggs. Five acres of Indian Corn had produced 60 bushels; 3 acres of oats had produced
30 bushels and 6 acres of cotton yielded 3 bales. He had an acre with 20 peach trees which
produced 20 bushels of fruit worth $4 and he had cut 30 cords of wood valued at $30.
**B.C. Harris** owned 50 acres of improved land and 50 acres of woodland worth $800. His farm
implements were valued at $50 and he owned $300 worth of livestock. His farm production for the
previous year was estimated at $400. He owned 3 horses, 4 cows which had all dropped calves, and
4 other cattle. His cows had provided the family with 200 pounds of butter. He had 20 swine and
15 poultry which had provided 30 dozen eggs. Fifteen acres of Indian Corn produced 150 bushels;
4 acres of oats produced 50 bushels and 13 acres of cotton yielded 7 bales. His orchards consisted
of 4 acres with 30 apple trees and an acre containing 20 peach trees, neither of which produced
any fruit in 1879. He had cut 40 cords of firewood valued at $35.
**G.A. Williamson** owned 20 acres of improved land and 60 acres unimproved valued at $350.
He had $15 worth of farm tools and $115 worth of livestock. He estimated his farm had produced
$300 in 1879. He had 1 horse, 3 milch cows and 4 other cattle. His cows had produced 150 pounds
of butter. He had 25 swine and 25 poultry which produced 20 dozen eggs. 12 acres of Indian Corn
produced 175 bushels; his oat acreage and crop is illegible; 14 acres of cotton produced 5 bales
and an acre of sorghum provided 127 gallons of molasses. He had an acre with 50 peach trees which
produced 50 bushels worth $15. He had cut 15 cords of wood worth $10.
**S.J. Slate** owned 36 acres of improved land and 45 acres of woodland worth $600. He owned
$26 worth of farm implements and $250 worth of livestock. Estimated farm production for 1879 was
$350. He had 2 horses, 3 cows which had all calved the previous year, and one other cattle. His
cows had produced 150 pounds of butter and he had 45 swine and 16 poultry which produced 30
dozen eggs. Information about his crops was completely faded out. He had cut 20 cords of wood
valued at $20.
**J.H. Lowrence** owned 40 acres of improved land and 138 acres of unimproved
woodland valued at $800. He reported $86 worth of farm implements and machinery and
$340 worth of livestock. He had spent $20 for 4 weeks worth of farm labor. Estimated
value of his farm production for the year was $375. He had mowed 1 acre of grass land
and didn’t mow 3 acres, producing 1 ton of hay and 1 bushel of grass seed. He had 3
horses and 2 mules or asses, 2 milch cows which had both calved and 1 other cattle.
He had sold 7 head of cattle and his cows had produced 150 pounds of butter. He had
40 swine and 20 poultry which produced 50 dozen eggs. Information about his farm crops
is illegible other than he had planted 7 acres of cotton which yielded 4 bales. His bees
had provided 125 pounds of honey and 5 pounds of wax and he had cut 20 cords of wood worth $20.
**Jacob Goble** owned 30 acres of improved land and 50 acres of unimproved woodland
valued at $500. His farm implements were worth $40 and his livestock valued at $250.
His estimated farm production for 1879 was $400. He had 3 horses and 7 milch cows which
had all calved during the year, while producing 150? pounds of butter. He owned 40 swine
and 20 barnyard poultry which had provided 45 dozen eggs. Fifteen acres of Indian Corn had
produced illegible. The remainder of his crops was illegible. He had cut 30 cords of wood valued at $25.
**Robert Blythe** owned 35 acres of improved land and 45 acres of woodland worth $300.
His farm tools were valued at $20 and his livestock at $100. His farm production for 1879
was estimated at $150. He owned 1 horse and 1 milch cow that had dropped a calf the previous
year while providing the family with 20 pounds of butter. He had 25 swine and 6 poultry which
had provided 10 dozen eggs. His 6 acres of Indian Corn had produced 75 bushels; 5 acres of
cotton produced 2 bales and he had cut 25 cords of wood valued at $25.
**W.T. Holland** owned 50 acres of improved land and 110 acres of unimproved woodland
valued at $800. He had $80 worth of farming implements and livestock worth $100. Estimated
farm production for the previous year was $225. He owned one horse, one milch cow which had
dropped a calf and 5 other cattle. His cow had provided the family with 30 pounds of butter.
He had 35 swine and 25 barnyard poultry which had produced 40 dozen eggs. Ten acres of Indian
Corn produced 100 bushels and 5 acres of cotton had yielded 3 bales. He had cut 25 cords of
wood worth $25.
**C.A. Fox** owned 25 acres of improved and 135 acres unimproved land worth $500. He owned
$60 worth of farm tools and $115 worth of livestock. He estimated his farm production for 1879
at $50. He had two horses and two milch cows which had both calved the previous year while
producing 80 pounds of butter. He owned 15 swine and 15 barnyard poultry which produced 25
dozen eggs. His 5 acres of Indian Corn produced 15 bushels; 10 acres of oats produced 100 bushels
and 9 acres of wheat produced 14 bushels. He cut 25 cords of wood valued at $25.
**W.A. Smith** owned 35 acres of improved land and 100 acres of woodland valued at $500.
His farming implements were worth $25 and his livestock $300. Estimated value of his farm
production for 1879 was $300. He had 1 horse and 1 mule or ass, 3 cows which had all 3 dropped
calves the previous year while providing 90 pounds of butter. He had 2 other cattle and 30
swine and 20 poultry which produced 60 dozen eggs. Sixteen acres of Indian Corn produced 150
bushels; 8 acres of cotton yielded 4 bales and he had cut 35 cords of wood worth $35.
**George Minmire** owned 40 acres of improved land and 140 acres woodland valued at $750.
He had $40 worth of farm implements and $300 worth of livestock. His estimated farm production
for the previous year was $175. He owned 2 horses and 2 mules or asses, 6 cows which had all
calved, and 3 other cattle. His butter production was listed as 100 pounds. He had 8 sheep
which had dropped 3 lambs and provided 5 fleeces weighing 10 pounds. He had 30 swine and 50
poultry which produced 100 dozen eggs. His 10 acres of Indian Corn produced 150 bushels and
4 acres of cotton produced 2 bales. He cut 30 cords of wood valued at $30.
**Thos. Pendergraft** owned 45 acres of improved land and 90 acres unimproved worth $600.
He had $25 worth of farm tools and $300 worth of livestock. Estimated farm production for 1879
was $300. He had 5 horses, 3 milch cows which had all calved, and 3 other cattle. Butter
production was 60 pounds and he owned 100 swine and 50 poultry which provided 100 dozen eggs.
Twelve acres of Indian Corn produced 100 bushels; 10 acres of oats produced 100 bushels; 6 acres
of wheat produced 32 bushels and 8 acres of cotton produced 5 bales while he had cut 30 cords of
wood valued at $30.
**John Williams** owned 40 acres of improved land and 120 acres of woodland
valued at $600. His farm implements and machinery was valued at $100 and he had
$250 worth of livestock. Farm production for 1879 was listed at $400. He owned 1
horse and 2 mules or asses, 4 cows which had all dropped calves and 4 other cattle.
His cows had provided 100 pounds of butter. He had 15 swine and 25 poultry which had
produced 50 dozen eggs. 18 acres of Indian Corn produced 555 bushels; 5 acres of oats
produced 100 bushels; 8 acres of wheat produced 48 bushels and 16 acres of cotton
produced 12 bales. He had cut 20 cords of firewood worth $20.
**Irvin Martin** owned 8 acres of improved land and 72 acres of woodland worth
$300. He had $30 worth of farming tools and $75 worth of livestock. Estimated value
of farm production for 1879 was $100. He had 1 horse and 2 milch cows which had both
calved the previous year. His cows had produced 50 pounds of butter. He had 24 swine
and 10 poultry which had produced 40 dozen eggs. Six acres of cotton had produced 2
bales and he had cut 25 cords of wood worth $25.
**M. Winters** owned 30 acres of improved land and 50 acres of unimproved woodland
valued at $275. He had $25 worth of farm tools and $100 of livestock. The estimated
value of his farm production the previous year was $325. He owned 1 horse and 2 mules
or asses, 3 cows which had all dropped calves and 3 other cattle. His cows had provided
60 pounds of butter. He had 13 swine and 8 poultry which had produced 20 dozen eggs.
Nine acres of Indian Corn had produced 250 bushels; 3 acres of oats produced 25 bushels
and 9 acres of cotton produced 4 bales. He had cut 30 cords of wood valued at $30.
**James Holland** owned 90 acres of improved land and 100 acres unimproved for a value
of $1500. He had $75 worth of farm implements and machinery and $200 worth of livestock.
He estimated the value of his farm production for 1879 at $1000. He had 1 horse and 1 mule
or ass, 4 head of cattle and he had purchased one during the year. On June 1, 1880 he had
40 sheep which had produced 25 fleeces weighing 50 pounds. He had 25 swine and no poultry.
Fifteen acres of Indian Corn had produced 250 bushels and 26 acres of cotton produced 17
bales. His bees had produced 100 pounds of honey and he had cut 35 cords of wood valued at $35.
**Note: Although each of the next 10 farms had milk cows, no butter production was listed for any of
them. Likely an error by the enumerator.**
**Frank Blythe** owned 12 acres of improved and 28 acres of unimproved woodland valued
at $100. He had $10 worth of farming implements and $45 worth of livestock. Estimated value
of his farm production for the previous year was $100. He owned 1 horse, 1 cow that had
calved the previous year and one other cattle. His 5 acres of cotton had produced 2 bales
and he had cut 25 cords of wood worth $25.
**A. Hampton owned** 70 acres of improved land and 188 acres of woodland valued at $1400.
He had $50 worth of farm implements and $200 worth of livestock. Estimated value of his farm
production for 1879 was $400. He owned 4 horses, 3 cows that had all calved, and 7 other cattle.
He had 30 swine and 10 poultry that had produced 50 dozen eggs. Forty acres of Indian Corn had
produced 700 bushels; 5 acres of oats produced 15 bushels; 8 acres of wheat produced 50 bushels
and 15 acres of cotton produced 10 bales. He had cut 25 cords of wood worth $25.
**I.S. Butler** owned 60 acres of improved land and 100 acres of woodland worth $1500.
He had $50 worth of farm implements and $250 worth of livestock. His farm production for
1879 was estimated at $600. He had 2 horses, 2 cows that had both calved during the year.
He had 26 sheep which had produced 22 fleeces weighing 40 pounds. He had 16 swine and 36 poultry
which had produced 40 dozen eggs. 18 acres of Indian Corn produced 400 bushels; 3 acres of oats
produced 52 bushels; 10 acres of wheat produced 44 bushels; 15 acres of cotton produced 11 bales
and an acre of sorghum provided 90 gallons of molasses. His bees had produced 25 pounds of honey
and he had cut 25 cords of wood worth $25.
**Z. Cacy** owned 125 acres of improved land and 125 acres of unimproved woodland
valued at $1600. He had $40 worth of farm implements and $300 worth of livestock. Estimated
farm production for 1879 was listed as $1600. He owned 2 horses, 5 milch cows that had all
calved and 4 other cattle. He had 20 swine and 20 poultry which had produced 40 dozen eggs.
60 acres of Indian Corn had produced 700 bushels; 20 acres of oats produced 200 bushels and
40 acres of cotton produced 24 bales. His 10 acres with 800 bearing apple trees produced 2000
bushels; 2 acres of 200 peach trees produced 400 bushels for a total value of $500. He had cut
40 cords of wood worth $30.
**J.M. Simmons** owned 40 acres of improved and 40 acres unimproved land valued at $500.
He had $20 worth of farm tools and $75 worth of livestock. Estimated farm production for 1879
was $80. He had 3 horses, 1 cow that had calved and 1 other cattle. He had 7 swine and 40
barnyard poultry which had produced 30 dozen eggs. Six acres of Indian Corn produced 100 bushels
and 8 acres of cotton produced 5 bales. He had cut 10 cords of wood valued at $10.
**J.L. Blythe** owned 40 acres of improved land and 80 acres unimproved worth $600. His farm
implements were valued at $40 and he owned $200 worth of livestock. Farm production for 1879
was estimated at $400. He had 4 hoses, 2 milch cows that had both dropped calves and 1 other
cattle. His 15 sheep had produced 15 fleeces weighing 25 pounds. He had 25 swine and 40 poultry
which produced 60 dozen eggs. 14 acres of Indian Corn produced 300 bushels; 7 acres of wheat
produced 14 bushels and 9 acres of cotton produced 5 bales. He cut 10 cords of wood worth $7.
**G. Gardenhire** owned 30 acres of improved land and 130 acres of woodland valued at $400.
He had $20 worth of farming tools and $150 worth of livestock. He had estimated the value of his
farm production for the previous year at $250. He owned 4 horses, 1 cow that had calved and 1
other cattle. Two of his cattle had died, strayed or were stolen and not recovered. He had 12
swine and 10 poultry which produced 15 dozen eggs. Eight acres of Indian Corn produced 150 bushels
and 7 acres of cotton produced 3 bales. He had cut 10 cords of wood valued at $10.
**P.P. Moore** owned 75 acres of improved land and 195 acres unimproved woodland worth $1000.
He had $60 worth of farming implements and machinery and $200 worth of livestock. Estimated worth
of his farm production for 1879 was $1200. He owned 1 horse, 1 mule or ass, 5 milch cows which had
all calved and 5 other cattle. He had 19 sheep which had dropped 10 lambs. They had provided 9
fleeces weighing 20 pounds. He had 35 swine and 40 poultry which had laid 50 dozen eggs. Fifty
acres of Indian Corn produced 900 bushels; 9 acres of wheat produced 100 bushels and 25 acres of
cotton produced 13 bales. His one acre apple orchard had 50 trees that produced 100 bushels of
fruit worth $25 and he had cut 40 cords of wood valued at $30.
**G. McKensy** owned 35 acres of improved land and 45 acres unimproved, valued at $400.
He had $40 worth of farm tools and $175 worth of livestock. Estimated farm production for
the previous year was $480. He had 2 horses, 5 cows of which 4 had calved the previous year
and 2 other cattle. His 20 sheep had dropped 17 lambs and provided 20 fleeces weighing 30 pounds.
He had 35 swine and 20 poultry that had provided 40 dozen eggs. 13 acres of Indian Corn produced
100 bushels; 6 acres of wheat produced 30 bushels; 10 acres of cotton produced 4 bales and 1 acre
of sorghum produced 30 gallons of molasses. He had 4 acres containing 45 apple trees producing 50
bushels of fruit. No acreage is listed for his 40 peach trees which produced 100 bushels, all
worth $50. His bees had provided 100 pounds of honey and he had cut 20 cords of wood worth $20.
**J. Kuykendall** owned 25 acres of improved and 55 acres unimproved land worth $160. He had
$30 worth of farming implements and $240 worth of livestock. Estimated farm production was $250.
He owned 2 horse, 2 mules or asses, 2 milch cows which had both calved and 1 other cattle. He
had 15 swine and 10 poultry which had produced 10 dozen eggs. His farm had produced 200 bushels
of Indian Corn, acreage is faded and illegible; 5 acres of cotton produced 3 bales. He had an
acre of apples but the details were left blank. He had cut 25 cords of wood valued at $20.
**A.H. Farmer** owned 60 acres of improved land and 120 acres of woodland valued at $500.
He had $25 worth of farm tools and $350 worth of livestock. He had spent $12 on his fences
and $50 in farm wages during the previous year. His estimated farm production for the year
was $300. He owned 3 horses and 2 mules or asses, 5 milch cows and 8 other cattle. Three of
his cows had calved and he had sold 2 head of cattle. His cows had provided 100 pounds of
butter. He had 60 swine and 50 poultry that had produced 100 dozen eggs. 20 acres of Indian
Corn produced 300 bushels; 3 acres of wheat produced 30 bushels; 12 acres of cotton produced
6 bales and one acre of sorghum provided 30 gallons of molasses. He cut 25 cords of wood worth $25.
**Thomas Ryles** owned 30 acres of improved land and 130 acres of unimproved woodland
worth $600. He had $30 worth of farm implements and $200 worth of livestock. He had
spent $50 on his fences during 1879 and estimated the worth of his farm production at
$300. He owned 1 horse and 1 mule or ass, 4 milch cows and 5 other cattle. Three of his
cows had calved and they all produced 100 pounds of butter. He had sold two head of cattle.
He had 20 swine and 75 barnyard poultry that had provided 100 dozen eggs. Fourteen acres
of Indian Corn produced 350 bushels; 10 acres of oats produced 150 bushels; 3 acres of
wheat produced 50 bushels and 6 acres of cotton produced 2 bales. His bees provided 100
pounds of honey and he had cut 30 cords of wood valued at $30.
**Howell Ryles** who was listed on the population schedule as Howard Ryles, owned 70
acres of improved land and 90 acres unimproved, valued at $800. He had $200 worth of
farming implements and machinery and $425 worth of livestock. He had spent $25 on fences
and $20 for 5 weeks of farm labor during 1879. Estimated value of his farm production was
listed at $80. He owned 2 mules or asses, 3 working oxen, 2 cows which had both dropped
calves. He had sold 2 head of cattle and his cows produced 75 pounds of butter. He had 18
swine and 12 poultry which had provided 40 dozen eggs. 8 acres of Indian Corn produced 96
bushels and 8 acres of cotton produced 2 bales. He had cut 25 cords of wood worth $25.
**James Ryles** owned 25 acres of improved land and 135 acres of unimproved woodland
worth $300. He had $30 worth of farm tools and $180 worth of livestock. His estimated farm
production for 1879 was $200. He had 2 horses and 4 cows, all of which had calved the
previous year while providing 100 pounds of butter for the family. He had 30 swine and
10 poultry which produced 30 dozen eggs. His 12 acres of Indian Corn produced 240 bushels
and 10 acres of cotton produced 5 bales. He cut 35 cords of wood valued at $30.
**David Ryles** owned 160 acres of unimproved woodland valued at $250. He had $40
worth of farming implements and $135 worth of livestock. Estimated farm production for
the previous year was $48. He owned 2 horses, 1 mule or ass, 1 cow which had calved and
5 other cattle. The family had churned 50 pounds of butter. He owned 2 swine and 10
barnyard poultry which had produced 30 dozen eggs. He reported no crops for 1879 but had
cut 20 cords of wood worth $20.
**J.M. Lee** rented 40 acres of improved and 60 acres of unimproved land worth $600.
He had $80 worth of farming tools and $150 worth of livestock. He had spent $90 for 20
weeks of hired labor during 1879 and estimated his farm production at $400. He had 2 mules
or asses and 4 cows which had all calved. He had sold 2 head of cattle and slaughtered one.
His cows had produced 100 pounds of butter and he owned 8 swine and 20 poultry which had
produced 40 dozen eggs. 15 acres of Indian Corn produced 300 bushels; 9 acres of oats
produced 70 bushels and 15 acres of cotton produced 4 bales. He had cut 30 cords of wood worth $30.
**E.C. Stone** owned 12 acres of improved land and 88 acres unimproved, valued at $1500.
She owned $80 worth of farm implements and $300 worth of livestock. Estimated farm production
for 1879 was $600. She had 2 horses and 1 mule or ass, 4 cows which had all dropped calves
and 4 other cattle. She had sold 10 head of cattle and her cows provided the family with 100
pounds of butter. She had 40 swine and 60 poultry which provided 100 dozen eggs. 25 acres of
Indian Corn produced 500 bushels; 9 acres of wheat produced 20 bushels and 27 acres of cotton
produced 9 bales. Her 3 acre apple orchard contained 200 trees which provided 200 bushels of
fruit worth $100. Her family had cut 40 cords of wood valued at $40.
**J.H. Bell** owned 50 acres of improved land and 120 acres unimproved worth $1300.
He had $500 worth of farming implements and machinery and $500 worth of livestock. He
had spent $100 for 20 weeks of farm labor and estimated his farm production for the year
at $300. He owned 2 horses and 2 mules or asses, 4 cows which had all calved and 15 other
cattle. His cows had produced 100 pounds of butter. He had 25 swine and 50 poultry which
produced 100 dozen eggs. 10 acres of Indian Corn produced 200 bushels; 15 acres of oats
produced 100 bushels and 4 acres of cotton produced 2 bales. His two acre apple orchard
had 150 bearing trees which produced 150 bushels worth $75. He had cut 30 cords of wood
worth $30.
**W.H. Dixon** owned 65 acres of improved land and 155 unimproved acres valued at
$2000. He had $100 worth of farm tools and $452 worth of livestock. His farm production
for 1879 was estimated at $700. He had 3 horses, 7 milch cows that had all calved and one
other cattle. His cows had provided 150 pounds of butter. He had 20 swine but no poultry.
Forty acres of Indian Corn produced 800 bushels; 6 acres of cotton produced 5 bales and one
acre of sorghum provided 80 gallons of molasses. His apple orchard was 3 acres in size and
contained 30 trees which produced 30 bushels of fruit worth $15. His bees provided 10 pounds
of honey and he had cut 40 cords of wood worth $40.
**M.M. Smith** owned 50 acres of improved land and 70 acres of unimproved woodland
worth $500. He had $100 worth of farming implements and livestock worth $250. He had
spent $25 on his fences and $50 for 16 weeks of farm labor. His estimated farm production
for the previous year was $400. He owned 4 horses and 1 mule or ass, 5 cows which had all
dropped calves and 2 other cattle. He had sold 3 head of cattle and his cows had produced
100 pounds of butter. He had 25 swine and 30 barnyard poultry that had provided 100 dozen
eggs. He had planted 10 acres of wheat that produced 40 bushels and 18 acres of cotton
produced 9 bales. He cut 30 cords of wood valued at $30.
**A.J. Farmer** owned 30 acres of improved and 60 acres unimproved land worth $500.
He had $25 worth of farm tools and $175 worth of livestock. Estimated worth of his 1879
farm production was $200. He owned 1 horse and 1 mule or ass, 2 cows which had both calved
and 3 other cattle. He had sold 2 head of cattle and his cows produced 50 pounds of butter.
He had 18 sheep which had dropped 7 lambs. Two of his sheep were slaughtered and 4 were
killed by dogs. They had produced 10 fleeces weighing 15 pounds. He had 33 swine and 25
poultry which produced 100 dozen eggs. Ten acres of Indian Corn produced 175 bushels and
6 acres of cotton produced 3 bales. He had cut 25 cords of wood worth $25.
**J.P. Doss** owned 30 acres of improved and 50 acres of woodland valued at $400. He
had $60 worth of livestock and estimated his farm production for 1879 at $250. He had 2
horses, 6 cows which had all dropped calves the previous year and produced 100 pounds of
butter. He had 2 other cattle and had sold one, slaughtered one and had one that died,
strayed or was stolen and not recovered. He had 75 swine and 25 poultry that produced 100
dozen eggs. His 10 acres of Indian Corn produced 150 bushels; 7 acres of wheat produced 30
bushels and 7 acres of cotton produced 4 bales. He cut 25 cords of wood valued at $25.
**John G. Humphries** owned 40 acres of improved land and 120 acres unimproved worth $300.
He had $40 worth of farming implements and $125 worth of livestock. Estimated farm production
for the previous year was $400. He had 1 horse, 2 cows, both of which had calved, and 1 other
cattle. He had sold one head of cattle during the year. His butter production was listed as
50 pounds. He had 25 swine and 15 poultry that had provided 50 dozen eggs. Ten acres of
Indian Corn produced 80 bushels and 22 acres of cotton produced 8 bales. He had cut 25
cords of wood valued at $25.
**George Abbot** owned 45 acres of improved land and 75 acres of woodland valued at
$600. He had $300 worth of livestock and estimated his farm production for 1879 at $250.
He had 2 horses and 6 cows, all of which had calved and produced 100 pounds of butter.
He had sold 6 head of cattle and owned 40 swine and 30 poultry which had produced 60
dozen eggs. 14 acres of Indian Corn produced 150 bushels and 6 acres of cotton produced
3 bales. One acre with 50 apple trees produced 20 bushels of fruit worth $8. He had cut
150 cords of wood worth $100.
**W.T. Lamb** owned 7 acres of improved land and 73 acres of unimproved land worth
$200. He had $200 worth of livestock. His estimated farm production was $150. He had 2
horses, 3 cows and 14 other cattle. All of his cows had calved and they also provided
75 pounds of butter. He owned 10 swine and 20 barnyard poultry that had provided 40 dozen
eggs. His 6 acres of Indian Corn produced 40 bushels; 10 acres of oats produced 100 bushels
and 8 acres of cotton produced 3 bales. He cut 20 cords of wood worth $20.
**Dora Lamb** owned 20 acres of improved land and 60 acres unimproved valued at
$400 and she owned $200 worth of livestock. Her estimated farm production for 1879 was
$100. She owned 3 horses and 1 mule or ass, 4 milch cows and 5 other cattle. Her cows
had each produced a calf while providing the family with 100 pounds of butter. She had
50 swine and 20 poultry which laid 40 dozen eggs. Her 10 acres of Indian Corn had
produced 200 bushels; 6 acres of oats produced 50 bushels and 6 acres of cotton
produced 3 bales. The family had cut 25 cords of wood valued at $25.
**J.B. Hurt** owned 50 acres of improved land and 150 acres of unimproved woodland
worth $800. He had $200 worth of livestock and his estimated farm production for 1879
was $500. He had 2 horses and 6 cows which had all calved and two other cattle. His
family had churned 100 pounds of butter. He had 50 swine and 25 chickens or other poultry
that produced 30 dozen eggs. Ten acres of Indian Corn produced 150 bushels; 18 acres of
wheat produced 65 bushels and 18 acres of cotton produced 8 bales. He cut 30 cords of
wood worth $30.
**Wesley A. Smith** owned 33 acres of improved land and 87 acres of unimproved land
valued at $100. His livestock was valued at $155 and he estimated his farm production at
$200. He owned 1 mule or ass, 2 milch cows that had both dropped calves. He owned 2
other cattle and his cows had produced 50 pounds of butter. He had 15 swine and 25
poultry which had provided 30 dozen eggs. Five acres of Indian Corn had produced 100
bushels and 7 acres of cotton produced 3 bales. He had cut 25 cords of wood valued at $25.
**Isaac Lucas** owned 50 acres of improved land and 90 acres of woodland valued at
$500. He had $500 worth of livestock. His estimated farm production for 1879 was $800.
He had 2 horses and 1 mule or ass, 5 cows and 3 other cattle. Each of his cows had calved
while providing the family with 100 pounds of butter. He owned 15 swine and 50 poultry
which had produced 100 dozen eggs. His 10 acres of Indian Corn produced 400 bushels and 17
acres of cotton produced 12 bales. He cut 30 cords of wood worth $30.
**J.J. Blevins** owned 65 acres of improved land and 175 acres of woodland worth
$1700. He reported $80 worth of livestock and estimated his farm production at $600.
He owned 1 horse and 25 swine. 15 acres of Indian Corn produced 600 bushels and 6 acres
of cotton produced 2 bales. He cut 20 cords of wood worth $20.
**Thomas Wiley** owned 32 acres of improved land and 128 acres unimproved land valued
at $250. His livestock was valued at $250 and his farm production for the previous year was
estimated at $325. He owned 5 horses and 3 milch cows, two of them having dropped calves
the previous year. The family had churned 75 pounds of butter and owned 60 hogs, 10
barnyard poultry and 15 other poultry. They had been provided with 50 dozen eggs. 18
acres of Indian Corn had produced 250 bushels and 7 acres of cotton produced 4 bales.
Their bees had provided them with 50 pounds of honey and the family had cut 30 cords
of wood valued at $30.
**Johnson Robinson** owned 18 acres of improved land and 142 acres of woodland
or forest land worth $250. His livestock was valued at $160 and he estimated his
farm production for 1879 at $125. He owned 2 horses, 1 mule or ass, 4 cows which
had all calved. His cows had provided 100 pounds of butter. He owned 25 swine and
20 poultry which had produced 40 dozen eggs. 8 acres of Indian Corn produced 100
bushels and 5 acres of cotton produced 1 bale. He had cut 25 cords of wood worth $25.
**Daniel Smith** owned 50 acres of improved land and 110 acres of unimproved land
worth $1000. His livestock was worth $250 and estimated farm production for the
previous year was $700. He had 4 horses, 7 milch cows and 21 other cattle. Six of
his cows had dropped calves while producing 100 pounds of butter. He had 30 swine
and 30 poultry which had produced 50 dozen eggs. His 20 acres of Indian Corn
produced 600 bushels; 12 acres of wheat produced 60 bushels and 12 acres of cotton
produced 6 bales. His bees had provided the family with 30 pounds of honey and he
had cut 30 cords of wood valued at $30.
**L.J.W.J. Powell** owned 15 acres of improved land and 65 acres of woodland
valued at $500. He had $240 worth of livestock and his estimated farm production
for 1879 was $100. He owned 2 horses, 3 cows and 3 other cattle. All of his cows
had calved the previous year and produced 75 pounds of butter. He had 15 hogs, 20
barnyard poultry and 14 other poultry, producing 50 dozen eggs. Six acres of Indian
Corn produced 200 bushels and he had cut 30 cords of wood worth $30.
**R.Y. Powell** owned 25 acres of improved and 135 acres unimproved worth $500.
His livestock was listed at $225 and his farm production the previous year was
estimated at $200. He had 4 horses, 4 milch cows and 2 other cattle. His cows had
all dropped calves while producing 100 pounds of butter. He had 12 swine and 20
poultry which provided 50 dozen eggs. 10 acres of Indian Corn produced 200 bushels
and 3 acres of cotton produced 2 bales. He cut 25 cords of wood valued at $25.
**Albert Streetman** owned 25 acres of improved land and 135 acres of woodland
valued at $450. He owned $180 worth of livestock and his estimated farm production
for 1879 was $275. He had 2 horses, 2 milch cows which had both calved and 2 other
cattle. Butter production was listed at 75 pounds. He owned 20 swine and 11 poultry
which had produced 20 dozen eggs. His 10 acres of Indian Corn had produced 75 bushels
and 8 acres of cotton produced 4 bales. One acre containing 75 apple trees had
provided 75 bushels of fruit worth $20 and he had cut 30 cords of wood worth $30.
**J.A. Dickerson** owned 45 acres of improved land and 115 acres of unimproved
woodland valued at $500. His livestock was worth $310 and his farm production was
estimated at $400. He owned 4 horses, 6 cows which had all dropped calves the previous
year and 6 other cattle. His cows had produced 100 pounds of butter. He had 27 sheep
which had dropped 7 lambs. Four of his sheep had been killed by dogs. Thirty fleeces
weighed 60 pounds. He had 60 swine and 30 poultry which produced 25 dozen eggs. 25
acres of Indian Corn produced 250 bushels and 16 acres of cotton produced 8 bales
and he’d cut 35 cords of wood valued at $35.
**John Wayghts** whose name was spelled Waughts on the population schedule owned
25 acres of improved land and 135 acres unimproved land valued at $225. He had $60
worth of livestock and his farm production for 1879 was estimated at $37. He had 2
horses and one milch cow that had calved and produced 25 pounds of butter. He had
20 poultry that had provided 20 dozen eggs. No crops were listed but he had cut 30
cords of wood worth $30.
**E.E. Scrimpsher** owned 25 acres of improved land and 65 acres unimproved valued
at $400. His livestock was listed at $86 and estimated farm production at $38. He
owned 1 horse and 2 cows. One of his cows had dropped a calf and butter production
was listed as 40 pounds. He had 11 swine and 5 poultry which had produced 10 dozen
eggs. No farm crops were listed and he had cut 25 cords of wood worth $25.
**John Wells** owned 60 acres of improved land and 40 acres of unimproved
woodland worth $1500. His livestock was worth $225 and his farm production for
1879 was listed at $300. He owned 2 horses, 4 cows which had all calved and 3
other cattle. Butter production was 100 pounds. He had 34 sheep which had dropped
13 lambs. 7 of his sheep had died of disease. They’d produced 19 fleeces weighing
34 pounds. He had 30 swine and 17 poultry which produced 25 dozen eggs. Sixteen
acres of Indian Corn produced 75 bushels; 4 acres of oats produced 80 bushels; 15
acres of wheat produced 50 bushels and 14 acres of cotton produced 4 bales. He had
cut 44 cords of wood worth $44.
**William Kelley** owned 22 acres of improved land and 138 acres unimproved
land valued at $400. He had $10 worth of farm implements and $80 worth of livestock.
Estimated value of his farm production for the previous year was $200. He had 1 horse
and 1 milch cow that had calved the previous year and produced 50 pounds of butter.
He had 10 hogs and 6 poultry which produced 12 dozen eggs. He had 8 acres of Indian Corn
which produced 100? bushels and 5 acres of cotton produced 3 bales. He cut 25 cords of
wood worth $25.
**S.C. Binning** whose name is not found on the 1880 population schedule owned 20
acres of improved land and 100 acres unimproved woodland valued at $250. He had $30
worth of farming tools and $175 worth of livestock. His estimated farm production for
1879 was $48. He had one horse, 1 mule or ass, 3 milch cows which had all calved and 3
other cattle. He had sold 2 cattle and his cows had produced 75 pounds of butter. He
had 20 swine and 12 poultry which produced 35 dozen eggs. No farm crops were listed and
he had cut 30 cords of wood worth $30.
**R. Godwin** owned 19 acres of improved land and 100 acres of unimproved land
worth $250. He had $25 worth of farm implements and $192 worth of livestock. His
estimated farm production was $41. He owned 1 horse, 2 cows which had both calved and
4 other cattle. He had sold one head of cattle and his cows had produced 60 pounds of
butter during the year. He had 30 hogs and 30 poultry which produced 40 dozen eggs. No
farm crops were listed but he had cut 25 cords of wood worth $25.
**J.N. Pennington** owned 40 acres of improved land, 60 acres of unimproved woodland
and forest and 20 acres of other unimproved land, all valued at $400. He had $20 worth
of farm tools and livestock valued at $102. Estimated farm production for 1879 was $425.
He owned 2 horses and 3 cows, all of which had dropped calves. He had purchased 2 head
of cattle and sold 4. His cows produced 75 pounds of butter. He had 7 swine and 30 poultry
which had provided 75 dozen eggs. 13 acres of Indian Corn produced 350 bushels and 6 acres
of cotton produced 5 bales. He had cut 30 cords of wood worth $30.
**Hannah Walker** owned 30 acres of improved land and 90 acres of woodland worth $250.
She had farm implements worth $15 and $75 worth of livestock. Her estimated farm production
for the previous year was $200. She owned 1 horse and 3 cows which had all calved the previous
year while producing 50 pounds of butter for the family. She had 20 swine and 7 poultry which
provided 15 dozen eggs. Eight acres of Indian Corn produced 150 bushels and 6 acres of cotton
produced 2 bales. The family had cut 20 cords of firewood valued at $20.
**A.J. Hawthorn** whose name is listed as J.A. Hawthorn on the population schedule owned
20 acres of improved land and 100 acres unimproved valued at $400. He owned farm implements
worth $16 and $120 worth of livestock. Estimated value of farm production for 1879 was $175.
He had 1 horse and 2 cows, both of which had dropped calves. Fort pounds of butter was produced.
He had 7 swine and 10 poultry which laid 20 dozen eggs. Five acres of Indian Corn produced 50
bushels and 8 acres of cotton produced 3 bales. He had cut 25 cords of wood worth $20.
**J.I. Lasiter** owned 15 acres of improved land and 145 acres of woodland valued at
$100. He had $5 worth of farm tools and $100 worth of livestock. Farm production the
previous year was estimated at $100. He had one horse and one cow which had calved.
e had two other cattle and had purchased two head during the year. His cows produced 30
pounds of butter. He had 8 hogs and 12 poultry, providing 25 dozen eggs. His 8 acres of
Indian Corn produced 80 bushels and 3 acres of cotton produced 1 bale. He’d cut 25 cords
of wood valued at $25.
**S.B. McIlroy** owned 20 acres of improved land and 140 acres of unimproved
woodland worth $250. His farm implements were valued at $25 and he had $40 worth of
livestock. Estimated farm production for 1879 was $75. He had 1 horse and 1 cow which
had calved; butter production was 25 pounds. He had 12 swine and no poultry. No farm
crops were listed and he had cut 20 cords of wood worth $20.
**J.D. Harwell** owned 40 acres of improved land and 120 acres unimproved valued at
$1200. He had $100 worth of farm implements and machinery and $265 worth of livestock.
His farm production for the previous year was estimated at $500. He had 4 horses, 3 cows
which had calved and 3 other cattle. His family had churned 75 pounds of butter during
the year. He owned 25 swine and 25 barnyard poultry and 20 other poultry. Egg production
was listed as 40 dozen. 14 acres of Indian Corn produced 400 bushels; 10 acres of wheat
produced 70 bushels and 8 acres of cotton produced 4 bales. His orchards consisted of 6
acres containing 100 apple trees that produced 100 bushels of fruit and one acre of
peaches with 100 trees producing 100 bushels, all worth $75. He had cut 30 cords of
wood valued at $30.
**L.J. Long** owned 70 acres of improved land and 150 acres of woodland valued
at $1500. She had $75 worth of farming implements and $250 worth of livestock.
Estimated farm production for 1879 was $600. She had 3 horses, 2 milch cows which
had dropped calves and 2 other cattle. Sixty pounds of butter had been produced. She
had 40 swine and 25 poultry which had produced 40 dozen eggs. Her 3 acre apple orchard
had 200 bearing trees and produced 50 bushels of fruit worth $25. Three acres with 100
peach trees produced no fruit. Her bees produced 300 pounds of honey and 17 pounds of
wax and the family had cut 44 cords of wood valued at $40.
**George Feazell** owned 150 acres of improved land and 800 acres of unimproved
land worth $4000. He owned $75 worth of farm tools and $500 worth of livestock. He
had spent $75 on his fences and $250 in wages paid for farm labor for 100 weeks of
work. Estimated value of his farm production the previous year was $1000. He owned
4 horses, 6 cows that had all calved and 20 other cattle. He had purchased 200 head
of cattle and sold 150. He had slaughtered 10 and two had died, strayed or were stolen
and not recovered. His cows had produced 250 pounds of butter. He had 50 swine and 25
poultry that produced 100 dozen eggs. His farm crops included 100 acres of Indian Corn
that produced 1000 bushels; 20 acres of oats produced 600 bushels and 20 acres of cotton
produced 12 bales. An acre of Irish potatoes produced 60 bushels. His apple orchard
consisted of one acre with 25 trees that produced 25 bushels of fruit. Another acre with
20 peach trees produced 20 bushels. Total value for his fruit production was $20. He had
cut 75 cords of wood valued at $75.
**John Dalrimple** owned 18 acres of improved land and 77 acres of woodland worth $300.
He had $40 worth of farm implements and $30 worth of livestock. His estimated farm production
for 1879 was $240. He owned one cow that had calved the previous year and had purchased 3
head of cattle. No butter production was listed. He had 15 swine and 15 poultry that
provided 40 dozen eggs. Five acres of Indian Corn produced 50 bushels; 5 acres of cotton
produced 3 bales and an acre of sorghum provided 12 gallons of molasses. He had sold $40 worth
of market produce from his garden and cut 10 cords of wood worth $10.
**M.C. Awalt** owned 40 acres of improved land and 2 acres of woodland
valued at $500. He had $75 worth of farm implements and machinery and livestock
valued at $300. He had spent $15 on his fences. Estimated farm production for the
previous year was $200. He had 3 horses, 3 cows which had all calved and 4 other
cattle. He had purchased one and sold two head of cattle. His cows produced 100
pounds of butter. He had 50 swine and 15 poultry that had laid 40 dozen eggs. 9
acres of Indian Corn produced 80 bushels; 3 acres of oats produced 25 bushels; 4
acres of wheat produced 23 bushels; 8 acres of cotton produced 2 bales and an acre
of sorghum had provided 50 gallons of molasses. Two acres had produced 10 bushels
of dry beans and an acre had produced 150 pounds of tobacco. He had 4 acres of apples
with no further details given. Four acres with 75 peach trees produced 50 bushels of
fruit worth $15. His bees had provided 50 pounds of honey and he had cut 25 cords of
wood valued at $25.
**J.C. Brown** owned 30 acres of improved land and 110 acres unimproved with a
value of $300. He had $20 worth of farming tools and $80 worth of livestock. He had
spent $20 on his fences and $15 for 4 weeks of farm labor. Estimated value of his
farm production for 1879 was $120. He owned 2 horses and 2 cows that had both calved
while producing 75 pounds of butter. He had sold 9 head of cattle during the year.
He had 17 hogs and 50 poultry that had provided 40 dozen eggs. Fourteen acres of
Indian Corn produced 40 bushels and 9 acres of cotton produced 3 bales. He cut 20
cords of wood worth $20.
**C.C. Bell** owned 15 acres of improved land and 25 acres of woodland or forest
valued at $300. He owned $12 worth of farming implements and $100 worth of livestock.
He had spent $50 on his fences and $80 for 24 weeks of farm labor. His estimated farm
production for the previous year was $200. He had two horses, 2 milch cows that had
both dropped calves and 5 other cattle. He had purchased and sold 50 head of cattle
and slaughtered one. His cows had produced 100 pounds of butter. He had 15 swine and
15 poultry that had produced 30 dozen eggs. His 8 acres of Indian Corn produced 100
bushels; 10 acres of oats produced 75 bushels and 4 acres of cotton produced 2 bales.
He had cut 50 cords of wood valued at $50.
**F.M. Awalt** owned 20 acres of improved land and 60 acres of unimproved land worth
$1000. His farm implements were valued at $20 and his livestock at $250. He had spent
$10 on his fences and $50 on 12 weeks for farm labor. Estimated farm production was
listed at $80. He had 2 mules or asses and 2 cows that had both calved. He had 2
other cattle and had sold one. His family had churned 50 pounds of butter during
the previous year. He owned 12 swine and 7 barnyard poultry that had provided 20
dozen eggs. Ten acres of Indian Corn had produced 125 bushels and 6 acres of cotton
produced 1 bale. He had one acre with 3 apple trees that produced 2 bushels and 2
acres with 100 peach trees that produced 70 bushels. Value of his fruit production
was $40 and he had cut 20 cords of wood worth $20.
**B.J.F. Trotter** owned 80 acres of improved land and 400 acres unimproved valued
at $2000. He had $500 worth of farming implements and machinery and $550 worth of
livestock. He had spent $100 on fences and $50 for 8 weeks of farm labor the previous
year. Estimated farm production for 1879 was $400. He had 5 horses, 4 milch cows that
had dropped 3 calves during the year. He had 3 other cattle and had purchased 2 head
while selling 3. Butter production was 200 pounds. He owned 100 swine and 40 poultry
which had produced 200 dozen eggs. 25 acres of Indian Corn produced 250 bushels; 8
acres of oats produced 160 bushels and 25 acres of cotton produced 6 bales. One acre
with 100 peach trees produced 20 bushels of fruit worth $5. He cut 30 cords of wood
worth $30.
**Joe McDonald** owned 60 acres of improved land and 300 acres of woodland
valued at $2000. He owned $30 worth of farming tools and $150 worth of livestock.
He had spent $50 on his fences and estimated his farm production for 1879 at $400.
He had 3 horses, 6 cows and 6 other cattle. Three of his cows had calved during the
year and he had sold 4 head of cattle. His cows produced 200 pounds of butter. He had
100 swine and 40 poultry which had produced 200 dozen eggs. 30 acres of Indian Corn
produced 900 bushels; 3 acres of oats yielded 100 bushels and 25 acres of cotton produced
15 bales. His apple orchard consisted of two acres with 80 trees which produced 40 bushels
of fruit. Two acres of peaches with 200 trees produced no fruit but his apple crop was
worth $100. His bees had provided 40 pounds of honey and he had cut 50 cords of wood valued at $25.
**C.H. Hawthorn** owned 50 acres of improved land and 65 acres of unimproved woodland
worth $1000. He had $30 worth of farm implements and $500 worth of livestock and had
spent $250 on his fences. Estimated farm production for the previous year was $400. He
owned 5 horses and 4 cows, 3 of which had dropped calves. He reported 3 other cattle and
had sold 4 head and slaughtered 2. His cows had produced 50 pounds of butter. He had 50
swine and 50 poultry which laid 100 dozen eggs during the year. His 30 acres of Indian
Corn produced 500 bushels and 14 acres of cotton produced 4 bales. One acre of Irish potatoes
produced 50 bushels. His one acre apple orchard contained 14 trees which produced 25 bushels
of fruit. Two acres with 150 peach trees produced 100 bushels, all worth $50. He had cut 40
cords of wood worth $60.
**P.J. Lasiter** owned 45 acres of improved land and 135 acres of woodland worth
$1000. He had $15 worth of farming tools and $75 worth of livestock. His estimated
farm production for 1879 was $150. He had 1 horse and 1 mule or ass and 2 milch cows
which had both dropped calves. He had sold 1 head of cattle during the year and his
cows produced 25 pounds of butter. He had only one hog and no poultry. 13 acres of
Indian Corn produced 300 bushels and 8 acres of wheat produced 30 bushels. He cut 20
cords of wood worth $20.
**F.W. Allison** owned 10 acres of improved land and 46 acres of unimproved land
including old fields not growing wood valued at $300. He owned $40 worth of farm
implements and $150 worth of livestock. He had spent $25 on his fences and $15 for
4 weeks of farm labor. Farm production for 1879 was estimated at $100. He had 2 horses,
3 milch cows and 1 other cattle. Two of his cows had calved and produced 50 pounds of
butter. He had 15 swine and 60 poultry which produced 50 dozen eggs. 7 acres of Indian
Corn produced 50 bushels; 4 acres of oats produced 60 bushels and 4 acres of cotton
produced 1 bale. He had cut 20 cords of firewood valued at $20.
**W.M. Bethell** owned 10 acres of improved land and 46 acres of unimproved land
included old fields valued at $300. He had $40 worth of farming tools and livestock
worth $150. He had spent $25 on his fences and estimated farm production at $400. He
had 2 horses and 1 cow which had produced 52 pounds of butter. He had purchased one
head of cattle during the year and one had died, strayed or was stolen and not recovered.
He had 20 swine and 15 poultry that produced 100 dozen eggs. Six acres of Indian Corn
produced 75 bushels; 3 acres of oats produced 30 bushels; 7 acres of cotton produced 2
bales and one acre of sorghum produced 12 gallons of molasses. He cut 25 cords of wood
valued at $25.
**R.R. Cantrell** owned 50 acres of improved land and 70 acres of woodland worth
$1200. He had $75 worth of farming implements and $400 worth of livestock. He had
spent $15 on his fences. His farm production for the previous year was estimated at
$550. He had 4 horses, 2 mules or asses, 4 cows which he reported had dropped 6 calves
and 8 other cattle. He had sold 11 head of cattle and slaughtered 2. His cows produced
150 pounds of butter. He owned 30 swine and 60 poultry which produced 100 dozen eggs.
10 acres of Indian Corn produced 200 bushels; 9 acres of wheat produced 53 bushels and
7 acres of cotton produced 5 bales. He had cut 30 cords of wood worth $30.
**J.H. Thomas** rented 16 acres of improved land and 134 acres of unimproved
land valued at $800. He had $10 worth of farming tools and $20 worth of livestock.
Estimated value of his farm production for 1879 was $275. He owned 1 horse and 1
cow that had produced 10 pounds of butter. He had purchased one head of cattle
during the year and sold one. He had 1 hog and 7 poultry which laid 20 dozen eggs.
His 14 acres of Indian Corn produced 250 bushels and 4 acres of cotton produced 4
bales. He cut 20 cords of wood valued at $20.
**Alfred Bethell** owned 45 acres of improved land and 250 unimproved worth $300.
He had $8 worth of farm implements and $75 worth of livestock. He spent $75 on his
fences and estimated his farm production at $500 for the previous year. He had 2
horses and 2 cows which had dropped one calf while producing 50 pounds of butter.
He owned 27 swine and 12 poultry that provided 50 dozen eggs. He had planted 12
acres of Indian Corn that produced 300 bushels and 10 acres of cotton produced 5
bales. He cut 25 cords of firewood worth $25.
**H.C. Hodges** owned 17 acres of improved land and 63 acres of woodland worth
$600. His farm implements were worth $15 and his livestock worth $125. He had spent
$75 on his fences and $50 for 8 weeks of farm labor. Estimated farm production was
$285. He had 1 horse and 2 cows, one of which had calved during the year. The family
churned 40 pounds of butter. He had 16 swine and 11 poultry which laid 40 dozen eggs.
Four acres of Indian Corn produced 30 bushels and 7 acres of cotton produced 5 bales.
He cut 30 cords of wood worth $30.
**John Atkins** owned 65 acres of improved land and 85 acres of unimproved land
valued at $1500. He had $30 worth of farming tools and $300 worth of livestock. He
had spent $20 on his fences and estimated his farm production at $600. He had 3
horses, 1 mule or ass, 5 cows and one other cattle. Three of his cows had dropped
calves and he had sold 3 head of cattle and slaughtered 1. His cows produced 100
pounds of butter. He had 31 swine and 50 poultry which produced 50 dozen eggs. 15
acres of Indian Corn produced 400 bushels; 6 acres of wheat produced 68 bushels and
16 acres of cotton produced 10 bales. One acre of sorghum provided 40 gallons of molasses
and he cut 35 cords of wood worth $30.
**Hansel Hodges** owned 35 acres of improved land and 81 acres unimproved woodland
worth $1000. He had $20 worth of farm implements and $200 worth of livestock. He had
spent $25 on his fences and $20 for 52 weeks of farm labor. Farm production for the
previous year was estimated at $600. He had 2 horses, 5 cows that had dropped 2 calves
and 7 other cattle. He had sold 1 head of cattle and slaughtered 3. His cows produced
200 pounds of butter. He had 25 swine and 40 poultry which provided 50 dozen eggs. 12
acres of Indian Corn produced 400 bushels; 6 acres of oats produced 100 bushels; 8 acres
of cotton produced 5 bales and 1 acre of sorghum provided 40 gallons of molasses. He
cut 20 cords of wood valued at $15.
**C.M. Lewis** owned 13 acres of improved land and 27 acres of woodland valued at
$300. He had $25 worth of farming tools and $100 worth of livestock. Estimated farm
production was $200. He owned 1 horse and 1 milch cow which had calved during the year
while producing 25 pounds of butter. He owned 2 other cattle and had sold one. He had 3
hogs and 19 poultry which produced 25 dozen eggs. 6 acres of Indian Corn produced 110
bushels; 2 acres of oats produced 20 bushels; 4 acres of wheat produced 6 bushels and 4
acres of cotton produced 2 bales. He cut 25 cords of wood worth $20.
**A. Norris** owned 45 acres of improved land and 75 acres of unimproved woodland
valued at $1000. He had $15 worth of farm tools and $300 worth of livestock. He had
spent $10 for 25 weeks of farm labor and estimated his farm production at $500. He
owned 1 horse, 1 mule or ass, 3 cows and 2 other cattle. Two of his cows had dropped
calves and he had purchased 1 head of cattle while selling 3 and slaughtering one.
His cows produced 100 pounds of butter. He had 30 swine and 30 poultry that laid 30
dozen eggs. 17 acres of Indian Corn produced 350 bushels; 6 acres of oats produced 50
bushels; 6 acres of wheat produced 13 bushel; 8 acres of cotton produced 3 bales and 1
acre of sorghum provided 98 gallons of molasses. He had cut 30 cords of wood valued
at $30.
**H.W. Dixon** owned 50 acres of improved land and 135 acres of woodland worth
$1500. He had $90 worth of farming implements and $250 worth of livestock. He had
spent $85 on his fences and $85 for 20 weeks of farm labor. The estimated value of
his farm production for the previous year was $500. He owned 2 mules or asses and
5 cows which had dropped 2 calves and produced 100 pounds of butter. He had sold
11 head of cattle. He had 7 swine and 35 poultry which produced 100 dozen eggs. 25
acres of Indian Corn produced 600 bushels; 6 acres of oats produced 75 bushels and
4 acres of cotton produced 2 bales. He had cut 25 cords of wood worth $25.
**L. Ausbery** owned 22 acres of improved land valued at $300? He owned $112 worth
of livestock and estimated his farm production at $300. He had 1 horse, 2 mules or
asses and 2 milch cows which had both calved. He had purchased two head of cattle and
sold one. His cows produced 50 pounds of butter. He had one hog and 12 poultry which
had provided 50 dozen eggs. 12 acres of Indian Corn produced 100 bushels and 10 acres
of cotton produced 5 bales. He cut 20 cords of wood valued at $20.
**Wiley Castain** whose name was listed as Chastain on the population schedule owned
5 acres of improved land and 150 acres of unimproved woodland worth $300. He had $10
worth of farm implements and $100 worth of livestock. Estimated value of his 1879 farm
production was $50. He owned 2 horses and 1 cow that had calved during the year and produced
25 pounds of butter. He had purchased one head of cattle and one died, strayed or was stolen
and not recovered. He had 40 swine and no poultry. No farm crops were listed and he had cut
20 cords of wood worth $15.
**Q.F. Castain** whose name was listed as Chastain on the population schedule owned 30
acres of improved land and 130 acres of woodland valued at $300. He had $50 worth of farming
implements and $150 worth of livestock. He had spent $20 on his fences and listed his
estimated farm production for 1879 at $300. He had 1 horse, 1 cow and 1 other cattle.
His cow had calved during the year and produced 100 pounds of butter. He had purchased 1
head of cattle and sold 2. He owned 20 swine and 50 poultry which had produced 100 dozen eggs.
12 acres of Indian Corn produced 50 bushels; 3 acres of wheat produced 14 bushels and 8 acres
of cotton produced 4 bales. He had cut 15 cords of wood worth $15.
**M. Harris** owned 23 acres of improved land and 97 acres of unimproved woodland
valued at $400. He had $12 worth of farming tools and $130 worth of livestock. He had
spent $10 on his fences and $98 for 24 weeks of farm labor. Estimated value of his farm
production was $225. He owned 1 horse and 3 milch cows which had all dropped calves. He
had sold 4 head of cattle and his family had churned 200 pounds of butter. He had 45 swine
and 20 poultry which had provided 50 dozen eggs. 7 acres of Indian Corn produced 100 bushels;
7 acres of wheat produced 16 bushels and 5 acres of cotton produced 3 bales. He cut 20 cords
of wood valued at $20.
**Thomas Boyett** whose name is not found on the 1880 population schedule and may have
been listed as Thomas Bond, owned 30 acres of improved land and 50 acres of unimproved land
valued at $500. He had $50 worth of farm implements and $150 worth of livestock. He had spent
$50 for 20 weeks of farm labor and estimated the value of his farm production for 1879 at $175.
He had 4 horses and 1 mule or ass and 2 cows that had both calved and produced 100 pounds of
butter. He had sold 4 head of cattle. He had 13 swine and 18 poultry which had produced 40
dozen eggs. 9 acres of Indian Corn produced 50 bushels and 8 acres of cotton produced 2 bales.
He had cut 15 cords of wood worth $15.
**G.F. Been** whose name was listed as Beem on the population schedule owned 14 acres
of improved land and 66 acres of woodland valued at $150. He had $70 worth of farm implements
and $170 worth of livestock. He had spent $10 on his fences and his estimated farm production
for the previous year was $150. He had 3 horses and 3 cows, two of which had calved. He had
sold 5 head of cattle and his cows had produced 100 pounds of butter. He had 43 swine and 7
poultry which had produced 30 dozen eggs. His 10 acres of Indian Corn produced 100 bushels
and 5 acres of cotton produced 3 bales. He cut 20 cords of wood worth $20.
**E. Hogue** owned 15 acres of improved land and 132? acres of woodland valued at $125.
She had paid $25 in wages for farm labor during the year. Estimated value of farm production
was $250. She owned 2 horses and one cow which had calved while producing 50 pounds of butter.
She had 2 other head of cattle, 14 swine and 14 poultry which produced 40 dozen eggs. 8 acres
of Indian Corn produced 125 bushels and 8 acres of cotton produced 3 bales. Her family had cut
15 cords of wood valued at $15.
**Martha Akes** owned 4 acres of improved land and 76 acres of unimproved land worth $80.
She had $60 worth of livestock and estimated her farm production for 1879 at $85. She owned
1 horse, 1 cow which had calved and 1 other head of cattle. Her cow had produced 75 pounds of
butter. She owned no swine or poultry and her 4 acres of Indian Corn had produced 25 bushels
and 5 acres of cotton produced 2 bales. Her family had cut 20 cords of wood worth $20.
**J.F. Steelman** whose name was listed as J.B. on the population schedule, owned 30 acres
of improved land and 130 acres of woodland valued at $400. He had $50 worth of farm implements
and $125 worth of livestock. He had spent $75 on farm labor and estimated his farm production
at $500. He had 2 horses, 1 mule or ass, 2 cows and 1other cattle. One of his cows had calved
and butter production was listed as 100 pounds. He had sold 2 head of cattle. He had 40 swine
and 33 poultry which produced 52 dozen eggs. 22 acres of Indian Corn produced 300 bushels and
20 acres of cotton produced 7 bales. He had cut 20 cords of wood valued at $20.
**William Lile** owned 60 acres of improved land and 20 acres of unimproved woodland worth
$500. He had $25 worth of farming implements and $350 worth of livestock. He had spent $12 on
fences and $50 for 32 weeks of farm labor. Farm production for 1879 was estimated at $500. He
owned 1 mule or ass, 5 cows and 8 other cattle. Three of his cows had calved and they produced
100 pounds of butter. He had sold 2 head of cattle. He had 60 swine and 50 poultry which
produced 200 dozen eggs. 20 acres of Indian Corn produced 300 bushels and 12 acres of cotton
produced 6 bales. He cut 25 cords of wood worth $25.
**T.W. Lewis** owned 30 acres of improved land and 130 acres of woodland valued at $600.
His farm tools were worth $10 and his livestock valued at $200. He had spent $50 on his fences
and estimated the value of his farm production for the previous year at $300. He had 1 horse,
1 mule or ass, 4 cows and 5 other cattle. His cows had produced 100 pounds of butter and 3 of
them had calved. He had sold 2 head of cattle and owned 100 swine and 75 chickens or other poultry
that had produced 100 dozen eggs. 12 acres of Indian Corn produced 350 bushels; 10 acres of
oats produced 150 bushels; 3 acres of wheat produced 30 bushels and 6 acres of cotton produced
2 bales. He had cut 30 cords of wood worth $30.
**Mary Graves** owned 70 acres of unimproved woodland valued at $500. She had $66 worth of
livestock and estimated her farm production for 1879 at $25. She owned 2 cows, both of which
had dropped calves, and 3 other cattle. She’d sold one head of cattle and two had died, strayed
or were stolen and not recovered. Her cows produced 50 pounds of butter. She had no swine or
poultry and no farm crops were listed. She’d cut 15 cords of wood valued at $15.
**Thomas Lewis** owned 35 acres of improved land and 57 acres of woodland worth $800. He
had $25 worth of farming implements and $350 worth of livestock. Estimated farm production
was $400. He had 3 horses and 1 ass or mule, 5 cows that had all calved and 7 other cattle.
He had purchased 2 head of cattle and sold one. His cows produced 50 pounds of butter. He had
40 swine and 20 poultry that produced 30 dozen eggs. 8 acres of Indian Corn produced 150 bushels;
5 acres of oats produced 40 bushels and 6 acres of cotton produced 5 bales. He cut 20 cords of
wood valued at $20.
**Isac Kunkle** owned 40 acres of improved land and 40 acres of woodland worth $300. He had
$25 worth of farm tools and $100 worth of livestock. He’d spent $30 on his fences and estimated
his farm production at $250. He had 3 horses, 1 mule or ass, 2 cows and one other cattle. Both
his cows had dropped calves and he had purchased 2 head of cattle. Butter production was 100 pounds.
He had 25 swine and 10 poultry which provided 40 dozen eggs. 10 acres of Indian Corn produced 200
bushels and 10 acres of cotton produced 8 bales. He cut 15 cords of wood worth $15.
**B.F. Hanes** owned 30 acres of improved land and 50 acres of woodland worth $1000.
He had $10 worth of farm implements and $200 worth of livestock. Estimated farm production
was $300. He had 2 horses, 6 cows and 4 other cattle. Three of his cows had calved and butter
production was 100 pounds. He had sold 5 head of cattle. He had 7 swine and 40 poultry which
had produced 52 dozen eggs. 6 acres of Indian Corn produced 175 bushels; 3 acres of oats
produced 25 bushels; 5 acres of wheat produced 30 bushels and 7 acres of cotton produced 3
bales. He had cut 35 cords of wood valued at $30.
**A.L. Lippard** owned 40 acres of improved land and 110 of unimproved woodland valued
at $2000. He had $20 worth of farming implements and $300 worth of livestock. He had spent
$10 on his fences. Estimated farm production for 1879 was $500. He owned 4 horses and 1 mule
or ass, 4 milch cows and 10 other cattle. Three of his cows had calved while providing the
family with 50 pounds of butter. He had slaughtered one head of cattle. He had 30 swine and
50 barnyard poultry which had laid 52 dozen eggs. 7 acres of Indian Corn produced 50 bushels;
6 acres of oats produced 150 bushels; 3 acres of wheat produced 12 bushels and 4 acres of cotton
produced 1 bale. He cut 25 cords of wood valued at $25.
**C.A. Allison** owned 20 acres of improved land and 36 acres of woodland worth $300. He had
$40 worth of farm tools and $150 worth of livestock. He estimated his farm production at $100.
He had 2 horses and 2 cows which had both dropped calves and produced 100 pounds of butter. He
had 25 swine and 50 poultry which produced 20 dozen eggs. 7 acres of Indian Corn produced 50
bushels; 6 acres of oats produced 150 bushels; 2 acres of wheat produced 10 bushels and 2 acres
of cotton produce 1 bale. He had cut 20 cords of wood worth $20.
**A.P. Walker** owned 60 acres of improved land and 100 acres of woodland worth $1000. He
had $30 worth of farming implements and $400 worth of livestock. Estimated farm production for
1879 was $500. He had 2 horses, 2 mules or asses and 2 cows that had both calved. Butter
production was 75 pounds and he had 100 swine and 40 poultry which produced 100 dozen eggs.
50 acres of Indian Corn produced 1000 bushels and he had cut 25 cords of wood valued at $25.
**M.C. Frizzell** owned 30 acres of improved land and 62 acres of unimproved woodland
valued at $800. His farm tools were valued at $25 and he owned $335 worth of livestock.
Estimated farm production was $300. He had 6 horses, 3 mules or asses and 6 cows that had
dropped 5 calves. He had 3 other cattle and his cows had produced 100 pounds of butter. He
had 15 sheep which had dropped 6 lambs and produced 9 fleeces weighing 18 pounds. He had 30
swine and 40 poultry which laid 50 dozen eggs. 30 acres of Indian Corn produced 700 bushels
and 7 acres of cotton produced 4 bales. One acre with 80 apple trees produced 40 bushels
worth $15 and an acre with 20 peach trees produced no fruit. His bees provided 100 pounds
of honey and he had cut 30 cords of wood worth $30.
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