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1850 U.S. Illinois Census
Social Statistics

©Transcribed by Kim Torp

Also included within this census are the

1). 1850 Social Statistics Census for
Average Wages which lists the wages
paid in the counties for various jobs

and the

2). Total Valuation of
Personal & Real Estate Property




ADAMS County - South Half
Short Crops: Wheat, Corn, Oats, Buck Wheat, Potatoes

Schools (# and type of schools, # of teachers & pupils):
6 Literary schools, 9 teachers, 190 pupils
85 Public, 91, 2000

Libraries: (Kind, # of volumes):
Public, 1540
Public, 300
Public, 150

Religion: # of churches, Denomination, No. each will accommodate, Value of Church Property:
1-Union, 200, $500
1-Methodist, 450, $6000
1-Methodist, 200, $500
2-Methodist, 175, $300
1-Methodist, 240, $600
1-German, 350, $3000
1-Congragation, 450, $12000
2-Congragation, 200, $1600
1-Presbyterian, 200, $500
1-Babtist, 350, $2500
1-Babtist, 200, $600
1-Babtist, 120, $100
1-Dunkard, 275, $450
1-Christin Babtist, 300, $500

Newspapers: Name, Character, How often published, Circulation:
"Quincy Whig", Political Whig, wkly, 1200
"Wachenblan (?)", Political D., wkly, 150
"Peoples Journal", Family Indept, wkly, 700
"Quincy Herald & Angi(?)", Political D, wkly, 900
"Western Legal Observer", Legal, mthly, 600
"Western Temperance Mag", Tem. advocate, mthly, 400

Pauperism (# supported within the year/Whole # on 1st June): "In the south half of the county there are no paupers. The Poor houses of the county, also that of the city, are situated in the north half of the county."

Crime (Convicted within the yr and whether Native or Foreign/In prison on 1st June and whether Native or Foreign):
11-Native 2-Foreign
6-N, 0-F



ADAMS County - North Half
Short Crops: Wheat, Corn, Oats, Potatoes

Schools (# and type of schools, # of teachers & pupils, $ rec'd from public funds):
2 F. Seminarys, 4 teachers, 60 pupils
80 public, 84 T, 2000P

Libraries: (#, Kind, # of volumes):
2 Individual; 2500 vols

Religion: # of churches, Denomination, No. each will accommodate, Value of Church Property
1 Presbyterian, 300, $5300
1 Episcopal, 275, 3500
1 Roman Catholic, 500, $15000
1 Lutheran Reform, 900, $3000
1 Lutheran, 225, 1900
1 Roman Catholic, 250, $5000
1 Christian, 200, $3000
1 Baptist, 200, 1225
1 Methodist, 200, $500
1 Presbyterian, 300, $2000
1 Congregational, 275, $1500
1 episcopal, 150, $700
1 Methodist, 200, $400
1 Cumberland Presby., 275, $900
1 Union, 150, $400

Newspapers: Name, Character, How often published, Circulation: "None published in the north half of Adams Co."

Pauperism (# supported within the year/Whole # on 1st June):
24-N, 20-F
24-N, 20-F

Crime (Convicted within the yr and whether Native or Foreign, In prison on 1st June and whether Native or Foreign) "Courts not held in the North half of Adams County."


Summary of North half Adams County

Dwellings

Families

White males

White Females

Total Whites

Colored Males

Colored Females

Aggregate

Deaths

Farms

?od of Industry

Pages

 

1996

2114

6056

5607

11663

26

41

11730

223

968

34

358

April 12, 1851



ALEXANDER
What Crops are Short: Corn, Potatoes, Wheat, Grass, Orchard

Schools (# and type of schools, # of teachers & pupils): 10 Common, 10 Teachers, 228 Pupils
Libraries: (#, Kind, # of volumes): none

Religion: # of churches, Denomination, No. each will accommodate, Value of Church Property
1 U. Baptist, 200, $150
1 U. Baptist, 150, $50
1 E. Methodist, 100, $40
1 E. Methodist, 100, $30

Newspapers: [Name, Character, How often published, Circulation]
Cairo Delta [?], Neutral, weekly, 800

Pauperism (# supported within the year/Whole # on 1st June): NONE

Crime (Convicted within the yr and whether Native or Foreign, In prison on 1st June and whether Native or Foreign):
1-N
1-N




BOND COUNTY
(print very light and hard to read)
Short Crops: Wheat, Indian Corn, Irish Potatoes, Hay, Orchard Product (total failure)

Schools (# and type of schools, # of teachers & pupils):
1 Academy, 2 teachers, 60 pupils
4 Music Schools, 4 T's, 250 P's
33 District schools, 58 T's, 1500 P's

Libraries: (#, Kind, # of volumes):
? public, 800 vol.
4 Dist. School, 200 each
3 private, 1000 each
1 ? (Priv), 900
1 Musical (Priv) - 800
2 Musical (priv) - 400 each
2 Theological (Priv) - 500 each

Religion: # of churches, Denomination, No. each will accommodate, Value of Church Property:
2 Presbyterian, N.S, 600, $3000
1 Presbyterian, O.S., 400, $1500
2 Presbyterian Cumb., 300, $1200
5 Methodist Epis., 300, $3100
4 Baptist Regr, 250, %1500
1 Baptist Mission, 200, $500
1 Baptist Dunker, 150, $200

Newspapers: Name, Character, How often published, Circulation
Greenville Journal, family paper, weekly, 300
Weatern Fountain, Meth. P?br. Religious ??, semi-monthly, 400
Western Evangelist, Religious ??, monthly, 1600
Primitive Preacher, Religious " (??), quarterly, 225

Pauperism (# supported within the year/Whole # on 1st June):
7-N, 0-F/ 7-N, 0-F

Crime (Convicted within the yr and whether Native or Foreign, In prison on 1st June and whether Native or Foreign): NONE - NONE


BOONE COUNTY (8 townships)
Short Crops: Wheat, Potatoes, Corn

Schools (# in each township, # of teachers & pupils):
13, Benton, 13 teachers, 313 pupils
7, Belvidere, 8 teachers, 440 pupils
2 Caledonia, 2 T's, 60 P.'s
7 Manchester, 7 T's, 228 P's
6 Ohio, 6 T's, 200 P's
& Bonus, 7 T's, 202 P's
5 Boone, 5 T's, 114 P's
7 Leroy, 7 T's, 286 P's
The above are all common schools.
2 Belvidere, 2 teachers, 90 pupils
The two last are private schools

Libraries: (#, Kind, # of volumes):
1 Sunday School, 150
2 Sunday Schoo, 450
3 Sunday School, 300
4 Sunday School, 350
5 Sunday School, 150
6 Sunday School, 125
7 Sunday School, 175

Religion: # of churches, Denomination, No. each will accommodate, Value of Church Property

Prot. Episco., 150, $350
Baptist, 700, $4000
Presbyt. N.S., 350, $1800
Method Epis., 700, $4000
R. Catholic
Unitarian
The two last tho organized have no building

Newspapers: [NONE LISTED]

Pauperism (# supported within the year/Whole # on 1st June):
8-N, 0-F
5-N, 0-F

Crime (Convicted within the yr and whether Native or Foreign, In prison on 1st June and whether Native or Foreign):
1-N, 1F
0-N, 0F



BROWN COUNTY
Northwest part of County......

Short Crops: Corn, Wheat, Potatoes, Oats

Schools (# and type of schools, # of teachers & pupils):
Twp 1S.R. 4 West has 3 common schools, with 3 teachers, 65 pupils
Township 1 R. 2W has 1 common school, with 1 teacher and 35 pupils
Township 1.N.R.3W has 1 common school, with 1 teacher, 20 pupiles
Township 1.N.R.4W has 5 common schools with 5 teachers and 120 pupils

Religion: # of churches, Denomination, No. each will accommodate, Value of Church Property
Township: 1SR4West:
1 Methodist Epis., 180, 150
1 Regular Baptist, 150, 250

Township 1W, R2W:
Campbellites, 250, 40

Township 1NR4W:
1 C. Presbyterian, 200, 200
1 Methodist Epis., 175, 200

BROWN: Entire county
Total Valuation of Personal & Real Estate Property: 832245
Short Crops: Wheat, Corn, Potatoes, Oats

Schools (# and type of schools, # of teachers & pupils):
Township 1S1N has 1 common school with 1 teacher and 30 pupils
Township 1S, 2W has 3 common schools, with 3 teachers and 72 pupils
Township 1S3W has 4 common schools with 4 teachers and 1000 pupils
Mt. Sterling townships 1s3W has 2 Academies with 4 teachers and 140 pupils
Township 2S2West has 3 common schools with 3 teachers and 75 pupils
Township 2S3W has 4 common schools, with 4 teachers and 80 students
Township 2SR4W has 1 common school, with 1 teacher and 25 pupils

Libraries: (#, Kind, # of volumes)
10 private libraries with 393 volumes
5 Sab. Schools with 250 volumes

Religion: # of churches, Denomination, No. each will accommodate, Value of Church Property
Twp 2S, R4W: Freewill Baptist, 17 members; Seperate Baptist, 16 members
Twp 1S, R3W: Presbyterian O.S., 13 members
Twp2S,2W: 1 Calvinistic Baptist, 45, $80; 1 Methodist Epis, 400, $600
Twp: 1S,3W Mt. Sterling: 1 R. Catholic, 300, $300
1 Presbyterian N.S., 200, $650
1 Methodist Epis., 200, $600
Twp 2S,2W: 1 Methodist Protestant, 200, $200; 1 United Brethren, 100, $150

Newspapers: Name, Character, How often published, Circulation
Prairie Democrat, political D., weekly, 300

Pauperism (# supported within the year/Whole # on 1st June):
9-N, 2-F/ 4-N, 0 -F

Crime (Convicted within the yr and whether Native or Foreign, In prison on 1st June and whether Native or Foreign):
1 Native/ 1 Native


BUREAU COUNTY

Total Valuation of Personal & Real Estate Property: 1,230,083
Short Crops: "none"

Schools (# and type of schools, # of teachers & pupils):
56 com. schools with 57 teachers, 1,473 pupils

Libraries: (#, Kind, # of volumes): "None"

Religion: # of churches, Denomination, No. each will accommodate, Value of Church Property
In the Borough of Princeton:
1 Methodist Epis, 400, $1,500
1 Congregational, 600, $5000
1 Disciples, 200, $1,200
1 baptist, 200, $1,000
1 Presbyterian O.S., 300, $1,500
1 Methodist Prot., 250, $1,000
In the residue of Bureau County:
1 Baptist, 400, $4,000
1 Baptist, 200, $1,500
1 methodist Epis, 200, $600
1 Methodist Epis., 260, $1,000
1 Methodist Epis., 200, $200
1 Congregational, 300, $3,000
1 Congregational 216, $1,000

Newspapers: Name, Character, How often published, Circulation:
Bureau Advocate, Political F. Soil, weekly, 500

Pauperism (# supported within the year/Whole # on 1st June):
2-N, unknown temporary/ 2-N, 0F

Crime (Convicted within the yr and whether Native or Foreign, In prison on 1st June and whether Native or Foreign):
0-N, 1-F/ 0-N,0-F

CALHOUN COUNTY

Short Crops: [NONE LISTED]

Schools (# and type of schools, # of teachers & pupils):
Common, 1 teacher, 20 pupils
Common, 1, 30
Common, 1, 22
Common, 1, 27
Common, 1, 33
Common, 1, 20
Common, 1, 19
Common, 1, 25

Libraries: [NONE LISTED]

Religion: # of churches, Denomination, No. each will accommodate, Value of Church Property
Catholic, 200, $400
[not listed], 150, $900 [?]

Newspapers: [NONE LISTED]

Pauperism (# supported within the year/Whole # on 1st June):
2-N, 8-F/ 6-N, 4-F

Crime (Convicted within the yr and whether Native or Foreign, In prison on 1st June and whether Native or Foreign): 13-N, 0-F/ 2N, 0F


CARROLL COUNTY

Short Crops: Wheat (1/2), corn (1/3), barley (1/4), Oats (1/4), potatoes (3/4)

Schools (# and type of schools, # of teachers & pupils):
33 common schools with 33 teachers and 1,135 pupils

Libraries: (#, Kind, # of volumes)
Micelanous (sic): 250
Micelanous: 100

Religion: # of churches, Denomination, No. each will accommodate, Value of Church Property:
1 M.E., 250, $450

Newspapers: [NONE LISTED]

Pauperism (# supported within the year/Whole # on 1st June):
"NONE"

Crime (Convicted within the yr and whether Native or Foreign, In prison on 1st June and whether Native or Foreign): "NONE"

Summary of Carroll County:

Dwellings

Families

White males

White Females

Total Whites

Colored Males

Colored Females

Aggregate

Deaths

Farms

Bod of Industry

Pages

 

814

835

2496

2087

4586

 

3

4586

58

482

17

151

April 15, 1851




CASS COUNTY

Short Crops: [NONE LISTED]

Schools (# and type of schools, # of teachers & pupils): 70 Common schools with 73 teachers

Libraries: (#, Kind, # of volumes): 1 miscellaneous, 300 volumes

Religion: # of churches, Denomination, No. each will accommodate, Value of Church Property:
1 Baptist, 250, $150
1 Baptist, 300, $800
1 Campbellite, 300, $150
1 Cumb. Pres., 400, $1000
1 Cumb. Pres, 400, $800
1 Cumb. Pres. 200, $200
1 Meth. E., 300, $2000
1 Meth. E., 200, $800
1 Meth. Ger, 200, $1000
1 Meth. Ger, 200, $800
1 Meth. Protestant, 250, $200
1 Ger Lutheran, 250, $1500
1 Ger Lutheran, 150, $800
1 Congregational, 325, 2500

Newspapers: Name, Character, How often published, Circulation:
Beardstown Gazette, political W, weekly, 500

Pauperism (# supported within the year/Whole # on 1st June):
0-N, 5-F/ "no record"

Crime (Convicted within the yr and whether Native or Foreign, In prison on 1st June and whether Native or Foreign): "None"


CHAMPAIGN COUNTY

Short Crops: Wheat, Corn, Oats, Irish potatoes

Schools (# and type of schools, # of teachers & pupils): "No schools kept the year round"

Libraries: (#, Kind, # of volumes):
1 Law & Miscel., 100 volumes
1 Med & Dr, 200 vol

Religion: # of churches, Denomination, No. each will accommodate, Value of Church Property:

3 Meth. Episcopal, 400, $700
1 Baptist, 100, none

Newspapers: [NONE LISTED]

Pauperism (# supported within the year/Whole # on 1st June):
1-N, 0F/ 1-N, 0-F

Crime (Convicted within the yr and whether Native or Foreign, In prison on 1st June and whether Native or Foreign):
1-N, 0-F/ 1-N, 0-F

Summary of Champaign County:

Dwellings

Families

White males

White Females

Total Whites

Colored Males

Colored Females

Aggregate

Deaths

Farms

Bod of Industry

Pages

 

480

480

1396

1248 (plus 3)

2647

2  

2649

64

274

 

81

Jan 1, 1851



Abstract for Division No. 21 - Vermilion and Champaign Counties

Dwellings

Families

White males

White Females

Total Whites

Colored Males

Colored Females

Aggregate

Deaths

Farms

Prod Ests

Pages

 

1275

1275

3757 (add 2)

3427 (plus 3)

7187

     

96

737

16

219

Apr 11, 1851




CHRISTIAN COUNTY
Short Crops: [NONE LISTED]

Schools (# in each township, # of teachers & pupils):
30 Com. Schools, 30 teachers, 592 pupils

Libraries: (#, Kind, # of volumes):
100 private, 6000 volumes
6 Com school, 500 vol.

Religion: # of churches, Denomination, No. each will accommodate, Value of Church Property
2 Baptist Mis, 250, $600
2 Presbyt. Cumb., 400, $1500
2 (or 5?) Methodist Epis., 300, $2000
R. Catholic, 400, $600

Newspapers: [NONE LISTED]

Pauperism [NONE LISTED]

Crime [NONE LISTED]

CLARK COUNTY

Short Crops: Wheat - half, Corn - full, Potatoes - Full, Hay - Half

Schools (# in each township, # of teachers & pupils):
79 common, with 79 teachers and 2816 pupils

Libraries: (#, Kind, # of volumes):
17 private, 519 volumes
4 Sund. school, 420 vol

Religion: # of churches, Denomination, No. each will accommodate, Value of Church Property
Congregational, 300, $1500
Methodist Epis., 300, $1400
Methodist Epis., 275, $1200
Methodist Epis., 200, $800
Methodist Epis., 150, $200
Presbyterian Cum, 150, $150
Presbyterian Cum, 140, $150
Methodist T??, 250, 600

Newspapers:
Ill. State Democrat, Political D., weekly, 700

Pauperism (# supported within the year/Whole # on 1st June):
3-N, 0-F
3-N, 0-F

Crime (Convicted within the yr and whether Native or Foreign, In prison on 1st June and whether Native or Foreign):
0-N, 0-F
1-N, 0F

CLAY COUNTY & RICHLAND (DISTRICT NO. 14)

Short Crops: Wheat - half

Schools (# in each township, # of teachers & pupils):
16 common schools, 16 teachers, 480 pupils

Libraries: [NONE LISTED]

Religion: # of churches, Denomination, No. each will accommodate, Value of Church Property
1 Baptist O.S., 500, $1200
2 Methodist Epis., 200, $200

Newspapers: [NONE LISTED]

Pauperism (# supported within the year/Whole # on 1st June):
2-N, 0-F
2-N, 0-F

Crime [NONE LISTED]

CLINTON COUNTY

Short Crops: Wheat - 1/2, Corn - 1/2

Schools (# in each township, # of teachers & pupils):
25 common schools, 25 teachers, 375 pupils

Libraries: (#, Kind, # of volumes):
5 private, 450 volumes
1 S. School, 150 volumes

Religion: # of churches, Denomination, No. each will accommodate, Value of Church Property
Methodist Epis., 800, $1000
Presbyt., 800, $1000
Methodist Epis., 1500, $700
Methodist Epis, 600, $600
R. Catholic, 2500, $800

Newspapers: [NONE LISTED]

Pauperism (# supported within the year/Whole # on 1st June):
3-N, 2-F
0-N, 2-F

Crime (Convicted within the yr and whether Native or Foreign, In prison on 1st June and whether Native or Foreign):
0-N, 0-F
0-N, 0F

Dwellings

Families

White males

White Females

Total Whites

Colored Males

Colored Females

Aggregate

Deaths

Farms

Prod Ests

Pages

 

947

954

2703

2299

5002

75

62

5139

102

628

8

162

Apr 9, 1851



COLES COUNTY
North Part of District No. 18, Coles Co.

Schools:
43 common schools, 43 teachers, 1290 pupils
1 Academy, 1 teacher, 50 pupils

Libraries:
40 Private, 3000 volumes

Newspapers: Name, Character, How often published, Circulation
Illinois Globe - Democratic, weekly, 300
Charleston Courier, Whig, weekly, 700

Religion: # of churches, Denomination, No. each will accommodated, Value of Church Property
5 M.E. Churches, 200 each, $2000
2 O.S. Presbyterian, 200 ea, $1700
3 Preder Baptists, 300, $14500
1 Misy Baptist, 100, $300
3 Christian, 300, $2000
2 N.S. Presbyterian, 200, $800

Pauperism (# supported within the year/Whole # on 1st June):
5-N, 0-F
0-N, 0-F

Crime [NONE LISTED]

COOK COUNTY - City of CHICAGO

Short Crops: wheat (25/100), oats (25/100), potatoes75/100)... all other crops good (apples, peaches)

Schools (# in each township, # of teachers & pupils):
St. Jos. Eng. & Ger RC - 1 teacher, 107 pupils
St. Mary's - 2 teacher, 150 pupils
Classical (??) - 2 teachers, 30 pupils
(3) Young Padris (??)
Dist No. 1 - 5 teachers, 500 pupils
Dist No 2, 5 teachers, 500 pupils
Dist No. 3 - 5 teachers, 500 pupils
Dist No. 4 - 5 teachers, 500 pupils
Dist No. 5 - 5 teachers, 500 pupils
St. Francis - 8 teachers, 90 pupils
Xaviar Private academy Catholic - 3 teachers, 100 pupils
St. Marys University

Libraries: (#, Kind, # of volumes):
Gen Lib Apn - 1200 vol.
Circulating lib - 2000 vol
??? - 2000 vol
Mich Institute - 1200

Religion: # of churches, Denomination, No. each will accommodate, Value of Church Property
St Marys RC, 1500, 25000
Church of Holy ? RC, 600
St. Patrick's RC, 800, 1000
St. Peters RC, 800, 7000
St. Joseph's RC, 800, 3000
1 Pres NS, 1000, 30000
2 Pres NS, 1200, 100000
3 Pres NS, 400, 14000
Universalist, 400, 6000
Unitarian, 500, 5000
Clark St. M.E., 1200, 20,500
Canal St. M.E., 500, 9000
Indiana St. ME, 450, 2,500
F? Bapt., 1000, 10000
Tabernacle Bap., 500, 1000
Reformed Presb., 600, 3000
? Presb. O., 1500, 30000
N. Pres. O.S., 800, 3000
German Meth., 300, 2000
Evangelical M.E., 300, 6000
African M.E., 250, 1200
Trinity E., 600, 5000
St. James E., 650, 8000
St. Augonian E., 4000, 5000
Bethel, 350, 6000
E. Lutheran, 500, 5000
Lutheran, 500, 5000
Scot. Nieke ?, 300, 2000
New Jerusalem, $5000
Church of the Atonement, no house

Newspapers: Name, Character, How often published, Circulation:
Daily Tribune, independent, Morn & eve, 1200
Weekly (?) Tribune, independent, weekly, 504
Gem of Prairie, Literary, weekly, 2200
Prairie Herald, Religious Pro & Cons, weekly, 3000
Prairie Farmer, agricultural, monthly, 5,000
Walchman of Prairie (?) - REligious Bap, weekly, 1872
Chicago democrat, Dem, weekly
do, do, Dem, daily
Illinois ? Ganeter?, Dem, bi-weekly, 1000
Chicago Journal, Whig, weekly, 2000
do do, Whig, daily, 800
Com. Advertiser, Whig, daily, 350
do, Whig, weekly, 1400
Argus (?), Dem, weekly, 600
do, Dem, daily, 250
N.W. Med & ?? journal , Medicine, two monthly, 1200
N.W. Journal of homeopathy, medicine, monthly, 200
Cour Register, weekly
Ech ch'r (?) Review, to Education, monthly, 3000
New Covenant, Religious Ministerive, weekly, 2500
Western Citizen, weekly


North part of Cook County:
Short Crops: Wheat - ½ short; Corn - good; Oats - ¼ short; Barly & Buckwheat - Fair; Potatoes - ¾ short

Schools: About 32 common English schools , - - 25 pupils each at about 10 dollars each per year our one teacher to each school
common, 1 Teacher, 20 to 25 pupils
common, 1 Teacher, 16 to 22 pupils
common, 1 Teacher, 20 to 30 pupils
common, 1 Teacher, 15 to 30 pupils
common, 1 Teacher, 12 to 20 pupils
common, 1 Teacher, 20 to 30 pupils
common, 1 Teacher, 16 to 25 pupils
common, 1 Teacher, 20 to 25 pupils
common, 1 Teacher, 18 to 25 pupils
common, 1 Teacher, 16 to 20 pupils
common, 1 Teacher, 12 to 25 pupils
common, 1 Teacher, 20 to 30 pupils
common, 1 Teacher, 18 to 25 pupils
20 common, 20 Teachers, 18 to 25 pupils average

Newspapers: [NONE LISTED]

Religion: # of churches, Denomination, No. each will accommodate, Value of Church Property:
Methodist, 200, 500
Congregational, 200, 500
Catholic, 200, 500
Catholic, 200, 400
Methodist, 250, 600
Lutheran, 300, 1000
Lutheran, 225, 700
Congregational, 200, 600
Evangelical, 100, 400


CRAWFORD COUNTY

Short Crops: Wheat - ¾ short

Schools (#, character/rank/kind, # of teachers & pupils):
31 common, 31 teachers, 620 pupils

Libraries: (#, Kind, # of volumes): "None"

Religion: # of churches, Denomination, No. each will accommodate, Value of Church Property:
O.S.P., 800, $1500
Reformers, 600, 1000
M.E., 500, 800
M.E., 300, 150
F.W.B., 300, $150
Friends, 200, 100
P. Baptist, 250, $100

Newspapers: Name, Character, How often published, Circulation: "NONE"

Pauperism: "None"

Crime: "None"


CUMBERLAND COUNTY (Middle part Dist. 18)

Short Crops: Wheat - 1/3; Corn - 1/3; Oats - 1/3; Potatoes - failed

Schools (#, character/rank/kind, # of teachers & pupils):
17 common, 17 teachers, 425 pupils

Libraries: (#, Kind, # of volumes): [NONE LISTED]

Religion: # of churches, Denomination, No. each will accommodate, Value of Church Property
Christian Ch, 150, 150
ME Church, 300, 300

Newspapers: [NONE LISTED]

Pauperism [NONE LISTED]

Crime [NONE LISTED]


DEKALB & LEE COUNTIES

Short Crops: Wheat - ½

Schools (#, character/rank/kind, # of teachers & pupils):
2 Select (?), 5 teachers, 100 pupils
53 Common, 67 teachers, 1865 pupils

Libraries: (#, Kind, # of volumes): [NONE LISTED]

Religion: # of churches, Denomination, No. each will accommodate, Value of Church Property
Presbyterian, 300, $2000
Methodist Epis., 300, $2000

Newspapers: [NONE LISTED]

Pauperism (# supported within the year/Whole # on 1st June):
10-N, 0-F
5-N, 0-F

Crime (Convicted within the yr and whether Native or Foreign, In prison on 1st June and whether Native or Foreign):
1-N, 0-F
1-N, 0-F

DEWITT COUNTY

Short Crops: Wheat - 4/5; Corn - 1/3; Oats - 1/3; Irish Potatoes - 4/5

Schools (#, character/rank/kind, # of teachers & pupils):
common school, 1 teacher, 18 pupils
common school, 1 teacher, 18 pupils
common school, 1 teacher, 18 pupils
common school, 1 teacher, 18 pupils
common school, 1 teacher, 25 pupils
common school, 1 teacher, 25 pupils
common school, 1 teacher, 20 pupils
common school, 1 teacher, 20 pupils
common school, 1 teacher, 20 pupils
common school, 1 teacher, 25 pupils
common school, 1 teacher, 25 pupils
common school, 1 teacher, 25 pupils
common school, 1 teacher, 25 pupils
common school, 1 teacher, 25 pupils
common school, 1 teacher, 30 pupils
common school, 1 teacher, 18 pupils
common school, 1 teacher, 17 pupils
common school, 1 teacher, 30 pupils
common school, 1 teacher, 25 pupils
common school, 1 teacher, 30 pupils
common school, 1 teacher, 20 pupils
common school, 1 teacher, 25 pupils
common school, 1 teacher, 20 pupils
common school, 1 teacher, 30 pupils
common school, 1 teacher, 25 pupils
common school, 1 teacher, 20 pupils
common school, 1 teacher, 33 pupils
common school, 1 teacher, 25 pupils
common school, 1 teacher, 32 pupils
common school, 1 teacher, 32 pupils
common school, 1 teacher, 20 pupils
common school, 1 teacher, 20 pupils
common school, 1 teacher, 20 pupils
common school, 1 teacher, 20 pupils
common school, 1 teacher, 20 pupils
common school, 1 teacher, 20 pupils
common school, 1 teacher, 18 pupils
common school, 1 teacher, 18 pupils
common school, 1 teacher, 18 pupils
common school, 1 teacher, 18 pupils

Libraries: (#, Kind, # of volumes):
Theological, 78 volumes
Sabbath Sch., 150
Theological, 60
Theological, 60
Medical, 20
Medical, 20
Common Sch, 25
Common Sch, 30
Common Sch, 25
Common Sch, 20
Medical & Theological, 56
Medical, 25
Medical, 30
Medical, 50
Law & Historical, 150

Religion: # of churches, Denomination, No. each will accommodate, Value of Church Property:
Christian Church, 500, 1000
Christian, 500, 1000
Christian Denomination, 50 members
Christian Denomination, 60 members
M.E. Church, 95, $300
M.E., 400, 1000
M.E., 350, $800
M.E. , 37 members
M.E., 30 members
M.E., 27 members
Missionary B. Church, 200, $400
C.B Church, 250, $100

Newspapers: [NONE LISTED]

Pauperism (# supported within the year/Whole # on 1st June):
1-N, 0-F
1-N, 0-F

Crime [NONE LISTED]


DUPAGE COUNTY

Short Crops: Wheat - ¼; Potatoes - 1/3; Usual average crops: Barley; Peas & Beans

Schools (#, character/rank/kind, # of teachers & pupils):
3 Female Select, 3 teachers, 45 pupils
1 M & F. Select, 2 teachers, 20 pupils
2 Male Select, 2, 45
1 German, 1 teacher, 20
52 Com. Schools, 52 T, 850 P

Libraries: (#, Kind, # of volumes):
8, S. Schools, 1200 vols
3, public, 680


Religion: # of churches, Denomination, No. each will accommodate, Value of Church Property
Presbyterian, 300, 3000
Cong., 250, 1500
Cong., 250, 1200
Baptist, 220, $1000
Baptist, 350, 3500
Baptists, 200, 500
Baptist 200, 700
Union, 250, 1200
Evang. Association, 200, 600
Epis. Meth. 250, 1600
Roman Cath. , 300, 600
German Luther, 400, 600
German Luther. , 250, 550
4 epis Meth., 120, 2500

Newspapers: Name, Character, How often published, Circulation:
Dupage C. Recorder Political D., weekly, 500

Pauperism (# supported within the year/Whole # on 1st June):
8-N, 16-F
3-N, 5-F

Crime (Convicted within the yr and whether Native or Foreign, In prison on 1st June and whether Native or Foreign):
0-N, 0-F
0-N, 0F

Dwellings

Families

White males

White Females

Total Whites

Colored Males

Colored Females

Aggregate

Deaths

Farms

Prod Ests

 

1570

1598

4940

4347

9287

3

0

9290

126

969

18

Apr 18, 1851



EDGAR COUNTY
Short Crops: Wheat - 1/3

Schools (#, character/rank/kind, # of teachers & pupils):
Seminary, 3 teachers, 90 pupils
Adademy, 3, 75
30 Com. schools, 30, 690

Libraries: (#, Kind, # of volumes):
Private, 1000 vol. owned by Peter Neff Jr.

Religion: # of churches, Denomination, No. each will accommodate, Value of Church Property
3 Christian Church, 1200, $1100
9 Meth. Episcopal, 4250, $7000
N.S. Presbyterian, 500, $1000
O.S. Presbyterian, 1100, $2400
2 Mis. Baptist, 1000, $1800
Baptist, 200, $200
Catholic, 500, $1500

Newspapers: Name, Character, How often published, Circulation:
Prairie Beacon, Political W., weekly, 600

Pauperism (# supported within the year/Whole # on 1st June):
5-N, 0-F
4-N, 0-F

Crime (Convicted within the yr and whether Native or Foreign, In prison on 1st June and whether Native or Foreign):
0-N, 1-F
1-N, 1-F

EDWARDS COUNTY

Short Crops: Wheat - ½

Schools (#, character/rank/kind, # of teachers & pupils):
36 common schools, 53 teachers, 1,054 pupils

Libraries: (#, Kind, # of volumes):
1 Circulating, 1200 vol.

Religion: # of churches, Denomination, No. each will accommodate, Value of Church Property
2 Old Baptist, 200, $100
3 Christian Body, 200, $600
Congregation, 400, $800
Prot. Episcopal, 500, $800
Episcopal, 700, $2500
Independent, 500, $500
2 Union, 250, $800

Newspapers: Name, Character, How often published, Circulation: "NONE"

Pauperism (# supported within the year/Whole # on 1st June):
2-N, 0-F
0-N, 0-F

Crime (Convicted within the yr and whether Native or Foreign, In prison on 1st June and whether Native or Foreign):
0-N, 0-F
0-N, 1-F

EFFINGHAM COUNTY
Short Crops: Corn & Wheat

Schools (#, character/rank/kind, # of teachers & pupils):
28 Common, 23 teachers, 326 pupils

Libraries: (#, Kind, # of volumes):
1 Miscellanoues, 90
1 Miscellaneous, 20
1 Theological, 75
1 Town (Public), 151
1 Town (public), 75

Religion: # of churches, Denomination, No. each will accommodate, Value of Church Property
Methodist, 60, $200
Methodist, 60, $250
Baptist, 60, $300
Catholic, 500, $1000
Catholic, 500, 600

Newspapers: [NONE LISTED]

Pauperism [NONE LISTED]

Crime [NONE LISTED]


FAYETTE COUNTY
Short Crops: corn - ¼; Wheat - ¼

Schools (#, character/rank/kind, # of teachers & pupils):
30 common, 30 teachers, 900 pupils

Libraries: (#, Kind, # of volumes):
Public, 350 vol.

Religion: # of churches, Denomination, No. each will accommodate, Value of Church Property
Presbyterian N.S., 350, $3000
Methodist E.P., 500, $3000
Methodist E.P., 250, $1000
Methodist E.P., 200, $600

Newspapers: Name, Character, How often published, Circulation:
Fayette Yeoman, Political, weekly, 500

Pauperism (# supported within the year/Whole # on 1st June):
6-N, 2-F
3-N, 1-F

Crime (Convicted within the yr and whether Native or Foreign, In prison on 1st June and whether Native or Foreign):
1-N, 0-F
1-N, 0-F

FRANKLIN COUNTY
Short Crops: Indian corn - ¼

Schools (#, character/rank/kind, # of teachers & pupils):
1 Academy, 1 teacher, 60 pupils
14 common, 14 teachers, 350 pupils

Libraries: (#, Kind, # of volumes):
5 Law, 200 vol.

Religion: # of churches, Denomination, No. each will accommodate, Value of Church Property
4 Christian Church, 200, $800
4 ?? Baptist, 200, $800
3 Calvin bapt., 200, $500
4 Methodist Epis., 200, $800

Newspapers: Name, Character, How often published, Circulation:
Benton Standard, Loco foco, weekly, 700

Pauperism (# supported within the year/Whole # on 1st June):
0-N, 0-F
0-N, 0-F

Crime (Convicted within the yr and whether Native or Foreign, In prison on 1st June and whether Native or Foreign):
0-N, 0-F
0-N, 0-F

Dwellings

Families

White males

White Females

Total Whites

Colored Males

Colored Females

Aggregate

Deaths

Farms

Prod Ests

 

971

1003

2906

2746

5646

16

19

5681

51

577

60

Apr 10, 1851




FULTON COUNTY
North District

Short Crops: Wheat - ½

Schools (#, character/rank/kind, # of teachers & pupils):
Com., 1 teachers, 15 pupils
Com., 1 T, 40 p
Com, 1 T, 20P
Com, 1 T, 25 P
Com, 1T, 20 P

Libraries: (#, Kind, # of volumes): [NONE LISTED]

Religion: # of churches, Denomination, No. each will accommodate, Value of Church Property: [NONE LISTED]

Newspapers: [NONE LISTED]

Pauperism [NONE LISTED]

Crime [NONE LISTED]

The Town of Union
Short Crops: Wheat - ½

Schools (#, character/rank/kind, # of teachers & pupils):
Com., 1 teacher, 39 pupils
Com., 1 T, 18 P

Religion: # of churches, Denomination, No. each will accommodate, Value of Church Property
Rom. Catholic, 200, $500

Newspapers: [NONE LISTED]

Pauperism [NONE LISTED]

Crime: [NONE LISTED]

Southern District of Fulton Co.
Short Crops: Wheat - ½

Schools (#, character/rank/kind, # of teachers & pupils):
48 Com., 48 teachers, 1942 pupils

Libraries: (#, Kind, # of volumes): "None"

Religion: # of churches, Denomination, No. each will accommodate, Value of Church Property
Presbyterian, 500, $1000
Presbyterian, 700, $500
Presbyterian, 500, $600
Presbyterian, 300, $550
Congregational, 600, $1200
Methodist, 600, $2000
Methodist, 300, $350
Methodist, 300, $300
Methodist, 250, $400
Methodist, 250, $375
Methodist, 200, $250
Methodist, 200, $330
Baptist, 300, $650
Baptist, 175, $250

Newspapers: Name, Character, How often published, Circulation:
Register, Neutral, weekly, 500
Republican, Whig, Weekly, 700

Pauperism (# supported within the year/Whole # on 1st June):
4-N, 0-F
4-N, 0-F

Crime (Convicted within the yr and whether Native or Foreign, In prison on 1st June and whether Native or Foreign):
0-N, 0-F
0-N, 0-F

Town of Liverpool, Fulton County
Short Crops: Wheat - ½

Schools (#, character/rank/kind, # of teachers & pupils):
Com school, 1 teacher, 15 pupils
Com School, 1 teacher, 25 pupils
Com school, 1 teacher, 16 pupils

Libraries: (#, Kind, # of volumes): [None Listed]

Religion: # of churches, Denomination, No. each will accommodate, Value of Church Property
Presbyterian, 150, $500

Town of Buckhart
Short Crops: Wheat - ½

Schools (#, character/rank/kind, # of teachers & pupils):
Com school, 1 teacher, 16 pupils
Com school, 1 teacher, 25 pupils
Com school, 1 teacher, 35 pupils
Com school, 1 teacher, 35 pupils
Com school, 1 teacher, 12 pupils
Com school, 1 teacher, 30 pupils
Com school, 1 teacher, 14 pupils

Religion: # of churches, Denomination, No. each will accommodate, Value of Church Property
E.P. Methodist, 250, $500
Baptist, 250, $600

Town of Utica
Total Valuation of Personal & Real Estate Property: $87,101
Short Crops: Wheat - ½

Schools (#, character/rank/kind, # of teachers & pupils):
Com school, 1 teacher, 40 pupils
Com school, 1 teacher, 44 pupils

Town of Canton
Total Valuation of Personal & Real Estate Property: $378,651
Short Crops: Wheat - ½

Schools (#, character/rank/kind, # of teachers & pupils):
Com school, 1 teacher, 24 pupils
Com school, 1 teacher, 23 pupils
Com school, 1 teacher, 30 pupils
Com school, 1 teacher, 20 pupils
Com school, 1 teacher, 22 pupils

Town of Orior
Total Valuation of Personal & Real Estate Property: $81,568
Short Crops: Wheat - ½

Schools (#, character/rank/kind, # of teachers & pupils):
Com school, 1 teacher, 20 pupils
Com school, 1 teacher, 20 pupils
Com school, 1 teacher, 20 pupils
Com school, 1 teacher, 25 pupils

Town of Marietta
Short Crops: Wheat - ½

Schools (#, character/rank/kind, # of teachers & pupils):
Com school, 1 teacher, 14 pupils
Com school, 1 teacher, 15 pupils
Com school, 1 teacher, 15 pupils
Com school, 1 teacher, 25 pupils
Com school, 1 teacher, 15 pupils

Religion: # of churches, Denomination, No. each will accommodate, Value of Church Property
E.P. Methodist, 200, $300

Town of Cass
Short Crops: Wheat - ½

Schools (#, character/rank/kind, # of teachers & pupils):
Com school, 1 teacher, 12 pupils
Com school, 1 teacher, 15 pupils
Com school, 1 teacher, 30 pupils
Com school, 1 teacher, 20 pupils
Com school, 1 teacher, 30 pupils

Town of Centre
Short Crops: Wheat - ½

Schools (#, character/rank/kind, # of teachers & pupils):
Com school, 1 teacher, 65 pupils
Com school, 1 teacher, 15 pupils
Com school, 1 teacher, 30 pupils

Religion: # of churches, Denomination, No. each will accommodate, Value of Church Property
E.P. Methodist, 200, $800
Radical Methodist, 500, $600
Baptist, 150, $200

Pauperism (# supported within the year/Whole # on 1st June):
7-N, 1-F
7-N, 1-F

Town of Fairview
Short Crops: Wheat - ½

Schools (#, character/rank/kind, # of teachers & pupils):
Com school, 1 teacher, 25 pupils
Com school, 1 teacher, 20 pupils
Com school, 1 teacher, 20 pupils
Com School, 1 teacher, 40 pupils
Com school, 1 teacher, 20 pupils

Religion: # of churches, Denomination, No. each will accommodate, Value of Church Property
Dutch Reform, 700, $2000
Congregational, 300, $500

Town of Farmington
Short Crops: Wheat - ½

Schools (#, character/rank/kind, # of teachers & pupils):
Com school, 1 teacher, 25 pupils
Com school, 1 teacher, 80 pupils
Com school, 1 teacher, 70 pupils
Com school, 1 teacher, 30 pupils
Private School, 1 teacher, 20 pupils
Academy, 2 teachers, 45 pupils

Religion: # of churches, Denomination, No. each will accommodate, Value of Church Property
Congregational, 300, $4000
E.P. Methodist, 400, $600
Universalist, 400, $1500
Westleyen Methodist, 400, $1500

Town of Deerfield
Short Crops: Wheat - ½

Schools (#, character/rank/kind, # of teachers & pupils):
Com school, 1 teacher, 17 pupils
Com school, 1 teacher, 23 pupils
Com school, 1 teacher, 25 pupils

Town of Lee
Short Crops: Wheat - ½

Schools (#, character/rank/kind, # of teachers & pupils):
Com school, 1 teacher, 20 pupils
Com school, 1 teacher, 20 pupils
Com school, 1 teacher, 20 pupils
Com school, 1 teacher, 35 pupils

Town of Joshua
Short Crops: Wheat - ½

Schools (#, character/rank/kind, # of teachers & pupils):
Com school, 1 teacher, 28 pupils
Com school, 1 teacher, 15 pupils
Com school, 1 teacher, 40 pupils
Com school, 1 teacher, 30 pupils
Com School, 1 teacher, 25 pupils


GALLATIN COUNTY
Short Crops: Wheat - all

Schools (#, character/rank/kind, # of teachers & pupils):
Wabash Precinct: 3 common, 3 teachers, 60 pupils
Cane Creek: 2 common, 2 teachers, 65 pupils
Bear Creek: 4 Comon, 4 teachers, 100 pupils
North Fork, 2 comon, 2 teachers, 50 pupils
Shauneetown: 4 common, 4 teachers, 150 pupils
Eagle: 2 common, 2 teachers, 40 pupils
Equnlity: 3 common, 3 teachers, 90 pupils

Libraries: (#, Kind, # of volumes):
1 Joint Stuck (?) - public, 600 volumes

Religion: # of churches, Denomination, No. each will accommodate, Value of Church Property
Presbyterian N.S.,
Cane Creek Precinct: Methodist, 250, $400
Bear Creek: Methodist, 200, $300
North Fork: C. Presbytn, 200, $500
Methodist, 200, $400
Shauneetown: Presbytn O.S., 500, $3500
Methodist, 400, $100
Eagle: C. Presbytn, 300, $400

Newspapers: Name, Character, How often published, Circulation:
Southern Ill. Advocate, Democratic, weekly, 2000

Pauperism (# supported within the year/Whole # on 1st June):
3-N, 0-F
3-N, 0-F

Crime (Convicted within the yr and whether Native or Foreign, In prison on 1st June and whether Native or Foreign):
0-N, 0-F
0-N, 0-F


GREENE COUNTY
Short Crops: Wheat - ¼

Schools (#, character/rank/kind, # of teachers & pupils):
67 common, 68 teachers, 1700 pupils

Libraries: (#, Kind, # of volumes): [NONE LISTED]

Religion: # of churches, Denomination, No. each will accommodate, Value of Church Property
2 Presbyterian N.S., 200, $1400
14 Methodist Epis., 200, $7000
11 Baptist, 200, $5,500
2 Campbelites, 200, $1,000

Newspapers: Name, Character, How often published, Circulation:
Carrollton Gazette, Political Whig, Weekly, 350
Greene County Banner, Political Dem., Weekly, 350

Pauperism (# supported within the year/Whole # on 1st June):
4-N, 4-F
6-N, 0-F

Crime (Convicted within the yr and whether Native or Foreign, In prison on 1st June and whether Native or Foreign):
0-N, 0-F
0-N, 0-F

GRUNDY COUNTY
Short Crops: [NONE LISTED]

Schools (#, character/rank/kind, # of teachers & pupils):
17 common, 17 teachers, 356 pupils

Libraries: (#, Kind, # of volumes):
1 Company, 172 volumes

Religion: # of churches, Denomination, No. each will accommodate, Value of Church Property
Presbyterian O.S., No church, $150
2 Methodist, No church
Catholic, 150, $500
Episcopal, No church, $150

Newspapers: [NONE LISTED]

Pauperism (# supported within the year/Whole # on 1st June):
0-N, 2-F
0-N, 2-F

Crime (Convicted within the yr and whether Native or Foreign, In prison on 1st June and whether Native or Foreign):
0-N, 0-F
0-N, 0-F

HAMILTON COUNTY
Short Crops: corn - ¼; Wheat - ½, Oats - 1/3; Potatoes Irish - ½; Potatoes Sweet - 1/3

Schools (#, character/rank/kind, # of teachers & pupils):
41 common, 42 teachers, 1468 pupils

Libraries: (#, Kind, # of volumes): [NONE LISTED]

Religion: # of churches, Denomination, No. each will accommodate, Value of Church Property
9 Baptist, 200, $1200
3 Methodist Epis., 200, $600
R. Catholic, 300, $400

Newspapers: [NONE LISTED]

Pauperism (# supported within the year/Whole # on 1st June):
0-N, 0-F
0-N, 0-F

Crime (Convicted within the yr and whether Native or Foreign, In prison on 1st June and whether Native or Foreign):
0-N, 0-F
0-N, 0-F

HANCOCK COUNTY
Short Crops: corn - 50 pr ct; Wheat - 50 pr ct; Irish Potatoes, 90 pr ct

Schools (#, character/rank/kind, # of teachers & pupils):
91 common, 91 teachers, 2630 pupils

Libraries: (#, Kind, # of volumes): [NONE LISTED]

Religion: # of churches, Denomination, No. each will accommodate, Value of Church Property
M.E, 400, $400
R.C., 500, $600
O.S.P, 400, $400
2 Christian , 300 ea, $500
O.S.P., 300, $200
M.E., 400, $200
R.C., 700, $2000
M.E., 150, $300
O.S.P., 200, $500
O.S.P., 200, $400
2 Baptist, 500 ea, $1000

Newspapers: Name, Character, How often published, Circulation:
Warsaw Signal, Political Whig, weekly, 600
Hancock Patriot, weekly, 650

Pauperism (# supported within the year/Whole # on 1st June):
8-N, 12-F
8-N, 8-F

Crime (Convicted within the yr and whether Native or Foreign, In prison on 1st June and whether Native or Foreign):
5-N, 0-F
0-N, 0-F

HARDIN COUNTY
Short Crops: corn - ¼; Wheat - 1/3

Schools (#, character/rank/kind, # of teachers & pupils):
10 common, 10 teachers, 375 pupils

Libraries: (#, Kind, # of volumes): [NONE LISTED]

Religion: # of churches, Denomination, No. each will accommodate, Value of Church Property
2 Reformers, 400, $1000
4 Babtist, 300, $3000
1 Methodist, 400, $1000

Newspapers: [NONE LISTED]

Pauperism (# supported within the year/Whole # on 1st June):
3-N, 2-F
3-N, 2-F

Crime (Convicted within the yr and whether Native or Foreign, In prison on 1st June and whether Native or Foreign):
0-N, 0-F
0-N, 0-F

HENDERSON COUNTY
Short Crops: corn - 1/3; Spring Wheat - ½; Oats - 1/3; Irish Potatoes - ½

Schools (#, character/rank/kind, # of teachers & pupils):
1 common, 1 teachers, 35 pupils
4 common, 4 teachers, 120 pupils
4 com, 4 teachers, 111 pupils
5 com schools, 5 teachers
2 com school, 2 teachers, 31 pupils
1 com school, 1 teacher, 30 pupils
5 com school, 5 teachers, 126 pupils
5 com school, 5 teachers, 140 pupils
2 com school, 2 teachers, 135 pupils
2 com school, [no other info]

Libraries: (#, Kind, # of volumes):
"There are no circulating libraries inthe county of Henderson. There are some valuable private libraries, but not containing 1000 volumes, were omitted under the instructions furnished from the Department."

Religion: # of churches, Denomination, No. each will accommodate, Value of Church Property
Mission Baptist, 200, $500
Presbyterian O.S., 500, $1500
Cumb. Preby, 300, $1400
Associate Presby, 250, $500
Associate Presby, 200, $400
A.R. Presbyterian, 300, $600
Methodist E.P., 200, $800

Newspapers: Name, Character, How often published, Circulation:
Oquawka Spectator, literary, 1 a week, 720

Pauperism (# supported within the year/Whole # on 1st June):
7-N, 2-F
3-N, 0-F

Crime (Convicted within the yr and whether Native or Foreign, In prison on 1st June and whether Native or Foreign):
"There were no persons convicted during 1849 of any heinous offence. There were some persons fined for selling liquor without licence. "


HENRY COUNTY
Short Crops: Wheat - ½; Potato - almost entire failure

Schools (#, character/rank/kind, # of teachers & pupils):
High school, 2 teachers, 20 pupils
22 District, 22 teachers

Libraries: (#, Kind, # of volumes):
2 private - 1000 vol.

Religion: # of churches, Denomination, No. each will accommodate, Value of Church Property
[NONE LISTED]

Newspapers: [NONE LISTED]

Pauperism (# supported within the year/Whole # on 1st June):
4-N, 8-F
4-N, 6-F

Crime (Convicted within the yr and whether Native or Foreign, In prison on 1st June and whether Native or Foreign):
0-N, 0-F
0-N, 2-F

IROQUOIS COUNTY
Short Crops: corn - 1/3; Wheat - ½; Oats - 1/3, Irish Potatoes - ¾

Schools (#, character/rank/kind, # of teachers & pupils):
common, "unkn" pupils

Libraries: (#, Kind, # of volumes): [NONE LISTED]

Religion: # of churches, Denomination, No. each will accommodate, Value of Church Property
Methodist Episcop., 200, $350

Newspapers: [NONE LISTED]

Pauperism (# supported within the year/Whole # on 1st June):
1-N, 0-F
1-N, 0-F

Crime (Convicted within the yr and whether Native or Foreign, In prison on 1st June and whether Native or Foreign):
0-N, 0-F
0-N, 0-F

Dwellings

Families

White males

White Females

Total Whites

Colored Males

Colored Females

Aggregate

Deaths

Farms

 

718

 

2152

1920

4072

41

36

4149

57

387 producing over $100

Apr 16, 1851





JACKSON COUNTY
North District
Short Crops: [NONE LISTED]

Schools (#, character/rank/kind, # of teachers & pupils):
35 common, 35 teachers, from 25 to 35 pupils

Libraries: (#, Kind, # of volumes): [NONE LISTED]

Religion: # of churches, Denomination, No. each will accommodate, Value of Church Property
Presbyterian, 100
Presbyterian, 100, $100
Methodist, 100
Lutheran, 100
Baptist, 100
Predestination Baptist, 100
5 or 6 Missionary Baptist, 100 ea

Newspapers: [NONE LISTED]

Pauperism (# supported within the year/Whole # on 1st June):
8-N, 0-F
8-N, 0-F

Crime (Convicted within the yr and whether Native or Foreign, In prison on 1st June and whether Native or Foreign):
2-N, 0-F
"No Prison"

South District
Religion:
Baptist, 80, $50
Christian, 300, $100
Methodist, 150, $100
Christian Order, 700, $150
Baptist, 40, $30
Baptist, 400, $200
Christian Church, 300, $100

Dwellings

Families

White males

White Females

Total Whites

Colored Males

Colored Females

Aggregate

Deaths

Farms

Prod Ests

 

428

439

1231

1174

2405

7

9

2421

21

266

11

Apr 12, 1851




JASPER COUNTY
Short Crops: corn - 1/3; Wheat - ½; Oats - ¼; Potatoes - ½

Schools (#, character/rank/kind, # of teachers & pupils):
6 common, 6 teachers, 180 pupils

Libraries: (#, Kind, # of volumes): [NONE LISTED]

Religion: # of churches, Denomination, No. each will accommodate, Value of Church Property
Roman Cath Ch, 300, $2000
4 M.E. Churches, 200 ea, $2000
Prot. Meth, 150, $200
United Brethren, 300, $200

Newspapers: [NONE LISTED]

Pauperism (# supported within the year/Whole # on 1st June):
0-N, 0-F
0-N, 0-F

Crime (Convicted within the yr and whether Native or Foreign, In prison on 1st June and whether Native or Foreign):
0-N, 0-F
0-N, 0-F

JEFFERSON COUNTY
Short Crops: corn - ¼; Wheat - 2/3; Oats - 1/3; Potatoes - ¼;

Schools (#, character/rank/kind, # of teachers & pupils):
58 common, 58 teachers, 2274 pupils

Libraries: (#, Kind, # of volumes):
Law of the Supreme Court for the 1st District of Illinois - 800 volumes, private

Religion: # of churches, Denomination, No. each will accommodate, Value of Church Property
Presbyterian O.S., 200, $150
11 Methodist Epis., 1800, $200
7 Baptist, 1000, $1000
2 Christian, 300, $500

Newspapers: [NONE LISTED]

Pauperism (# supported within the year/Whole # on 1st June):
3-N, 1-F
3-N, 1-F

Crime (Convicted within the yr and whether Native or Foreign, In prison on 1st June and whether Native or Foreign):
0-N, 0-F
0-N, 0-F

JERSEY COUNTY
Short Crops: Wheat - 80,000

Schools (#, character/rank/kind, # of teachers & pupils):
common, 1 teachers, 45 pupils
common, 1 teachers, 25 pupils
common, 1 teachers, 20 pupils
common, 1 teachers, 30 pupils
common, 1 teachers, 25 pupils
common, 1 teachers, 40 pupils
common, 1 teachers, 35 pupils
common, 1 teachers, 25 pupils
common, 1 teachers, 25 pupils
common, 1 teachers, 25 pupils
common, 1 teachers, 35 pupils
common, 1 teachers, 30 pupils
common, 1 teachers, 28 pupils
common, 1 teachers, 30 pupils
common, 1 teachers, 40 pupils
common, 1 teachers, 27 pupils
common, 1 teachers, 25 pupils
common, 1 teachers, 30 pupils
common, 1 teachers, 26 pupils
common, 1 teachers, 33 pupils
common, 1 teachers, 29 pupils
common, 1 teachers, 24 pupils
common, 1 teachers, 22 pupils
common, 1 teachers, 30 pupils
common, 1 teachers, 31 pupils
common, 1 teachers, 25 pupils
common, 1 teachers, 23 pupils
common, 1 teachers, 36 pupils
common, 1 teachers, 30 pupils
common, 1 teachers, 18 pupils
common, 1 teachers, 22 pupils
common, 1 teachers, 19 pupils
common, 1 teachers, 27 pupils
common, 1 teachers, 28 pupils

Libraries: (#, Kind, # of volumes): [NONE LISTED]

Religion: # of churches, Denomination, No. each will accommodate, Value of Church Property
Baptist, 260, $2200
Presbyterian, 300, $2000
Methodist, 250, $1200
Baptist, 250, $1000
Methodist, 200, $1000
Methodist, 200, $800
Methodist, 150, $400
Cumb. Presbyterian, 150, $500
Baptist, 150, $500

Newspapers: Name, Character, How often published, Circulation:
Prairie State, Literary, weekly

Pauperism (# supported within the year/Whole # on 1st June):
15-N, 5-F
6-N, 2-F

Crime (Convicted within the yr and whether Native or Foreign, In prison on 1st June and whether Native or Foreign):
0-N, 2-F
0-N, 0-F

JO DAVIESS COUNTY
Short Crops: corn - ½; Potatoes - 2 third; Oats - 1 third; Wheat - 1 third

Schools (#, character/rank/kind, # of teachers & pupils):
Township No. 29 R1 W: 4 district, 4 teachers, 60 pupils
Township 29R2W: 1 district school, 1 teacher, 134 pupils
Township 27R1E: 2 district, 3 teachers, 65 pupils
Township 27R2E: 8 district, 8 teachers, 400 pupils
Township 27R3E: 4 district, 4 teachers, 150 pupils
Township 27R4E: 1 district, 1 teacher, 35 pupils
Township 27R5E: 2 district, 2 teachers, 100 pupils
Township 26R5E: 1 district, 1 teacher, 50 pupils
Township 26R4E: 2 district, 2 teachers, 100 pupils
Township 26R3E: 1 district, 1 teacher, 30 pupils
Township 26R2E: 3 district, 5 teachers, 100 pupils
City of Galena & District No. 1:

6 District, 6 teachers, 199 pupils
7 ? (English), 7 teachers, 200 pupils
1 Clarical, 1 teacher, 46 pupils


Libraries: (#, Kind, # of volumes):
Township 27R1E: 2 private libraries with 174 vols.
City of Galena: 18 private, 4,695 vol.

Religion: # of churches, Denomination, No. each will accommodate, Value of Church Property
Township 27R2E: P. Methodist, 180, $2000

City of Galena
Religion: # of churches, Denomination, No. each will accommodate, Value of Church Property
German Methodist, 200, 1000
N.S. Presbyterian, 450, $800
M. Episcopan, 300, $5000
R. Catholic, 450, $8000
R. Catholic, 300, $3500
Apiean Methodist, 175, $800
Episcopal, 350, $5000
W.S. Presbytern, 475, $15000
O.S. Presbytern, 300, $8000

Newspapers (City of Galena): Name, Character, How often published, Circulation:
N.W. Gazette & Advertiser, political (W), weekly, 2000
" ". ", ", daily, 150
Weekly Advertiser, political (W), triweekly, 100
Galena Weekly Jeffersonian, Political (d), weekly, 1700
Daily (do), Political (D), daily, 140

Pauperism (# supported within the year/Whole # on 1st June) [listed under City of Galena]:
8-N, 12-F
13-N, 24-F

Crime (Convicted within the yr and whether Native or Foreign, In prison on 1st June and whether Native or Foreign):
3-N, 1-F
1-N, 7-F



JOHNSON COUNTY
South Half
Short Crops: Fruit - all; Wheat - ½

Schools (#, character/rank/kind, # of teachers & pupils):
25 Common schools, 25 teachers, 524 pupils

Libraries: (#, Kind, # of volumes): "NONE"

Religion: # of churches, Denomination, No. each will accommodate, Value of Church Property
Methodist Episl, 300, $100
" ", 200, $50
" ", 200, $100
" ", 200, $100
Babtist, 300, $200
", 300, $300
", 200, $50
C. Presbyterian, 200, $50
Christian, 300, $50

Newspapers: "None"

Pauperism (# supported within the year/Whole # on 1st June):
1-N, 0-F
0-N, 0-F

Crime (Convicted within the yr and whether Native or Foreign, In prison on 1st June and whether Native or Foreign):
3-N, 0-F
2-N, 0-F

KANE COUNTY

Short Crops:
Hampshire: corn - ¼; Wheat - ½ - Cause of failure, Rust & Fly
Virgil: Wheat - ½
Geneva: Wheat - ½
St. Charles: Wheat - ½ cause of failure, Rust & Fly
Aurora: Wheat - ½ The failures from Chintz Bug
Big Rock: Wheat - ½
Kaneville: Wheat - 1/5th
Batavia: Wheat - ½
Sugar Grove: Wheat 1/3; Corn ½. Cause of failure from drouth & Fly
Rutland: Wheat - ½; Corn - ½
Blackberry: Wheat - ½. Cause of failure chintz fly
Burlington: Wheat - ½; Potatoes - ½
Campton: Wheat - ½ Cause of failure the Chintz Fly. Potatoes - ½ Cause of failure Rot
Plato: Wheat - ½; Corn - ¼
Dundee: Wheat - ½. Cause of failure Chintz Bug
Elgin: Wheat - ½ Cause of failure the Chintz Fly. Potatoes - ¼ Cause of failure Rot

Schools (#, character/rank/kind, # of teachers & pupils):
Hampshire: 7 Common, 7 teachers, 175 pupils
Virgil: 7 common, 7 teachers
Geneva: 4 common, 4 teachers, 203 pupils
St. Charles: 7 common, 7 teachers, 307 pupils & 2 Select, 3 teachers, 100 pupils
Aurora: 6 common, 6 teachers, 296 pupils & 4 private, 4 teachers, 150 pupils
Big Rock: 8 common, 8 teachers, 140 pupils
Kaneville: 4 common, 4 teachers, 105 pupils
Batavia: 6 common, 6 teachers, 232 pupils
Sugar Grove: 11 common, 11 teachers, 225 pupils
Rutland: 7 common, 7 teachers, 150 pupils
Blackberry: 6 common schools, 6 teachers, 230 pupils
Burlington: 7 common, 7 teachers, 216 pupils
Campton: 10 common, 10 teachers, 233 pupils
Plato: 5 common, 5 teachers, 140 pupils
Dundee: 11 common, 11 teachers, 325 pupils
Elgin: 9 common, 11 teachers, 450 pupils & 5 private schools, 5 teachers, 75 pupils

Libraries: (#, Kind, # of volumes):
Elgin: 1 private w/200 volumes

Religion: # of churches, Denomination, No. each will accommodate, Value of Church Property
Geneva:
Methodist, 200, $1000
Uniterian, 200, $1200

St. Charles:
Congregational, 360, $3500
Methodist, 200, $2000
Universalist, 200, $2000

Aurora:
Methodist, 200, $1500
Congregational, 200, $1000

Kaneville: Methodist, 175, $1200

Batavia:
W. Methodist, no church
Baptist, 300, $700
Congregational, 300, $700

Dundee:
Baptist, 250, $2000
Congregational, 200, $400
Methodist, 150, $200

Elgin:
Congregational, 500, $4000
Baptist, 500, $4000
Free W Baptist, 200, $1200
Methodist, 500, $1000
Unitarian, 100, $1000

Newspapers: Name, Character, How often published, Circulation:
Geneva: Western Murcury, Independent, weekly, 250
St. Charles: Kane Co. Democrat, Democrat, weekly, 1200
Aurora: Aurora Bacon (transcribers note: should be "Beacon"), neutral, weekly, 480

Pauperism [NONE LISTED]

Crime [NONE LISTED]

KENDALL COUNTY
Short Crops: Wheat - ½

Schools (#, character/rank/kind, # of teachers & pupils):
71 Com & Select schools, 71 teachers, 3506 pupils

Libraries: (#, Kind, # of volumes): [NONE LISTED]

Religion: # of churches, Denomination, No. each will accommodate, Value of Church Property
6 Baptist, 400, $6000
Methodist Epis, 500, $1600
3 Congregational, 300, $3600

Newspapers: [NONE LISTED]

Pauperism (# supported within the year/Whole # on 1st June):
4-N, 4-F
4-N, 4-F

Crime : "None"

KNOX COUNTY
Short Crops: corn - ¼ lighter than usual; Potatoes - ½; Wheat - ¼

Schools (#, character/rank/kind, # of teachers & pupils):
College, 5 teachers, 58 pupils
academy, 4 teachers, 279 pupils
8 Common, 8 teachers, 200 pupiles
1 Ciminary, 2 teachers, 60 pupils
5 common, 5 teachers, 150 pupils
5 common, 5 teachers, 125 pupils
9 common, 9 teachers, 175 pupils
5 common, 5 teachers, 150 pupils
9 common, 9 teachers, 275 pupils
9 common, 9 teachers, 165 pupils
3 Common, 3 teachers, 90 pupils
3 common, 3 teachers, 83 pupils
10 common, 10 teachers, 250 pupils
5 common, 5 teachers, 75 pupils
5 Common, 3 teachers, 60 pupils
7 Common, 7 teachers, 155 pupils
4 common, 4 teachers, 100 pupils
5 common, 5 teachers, 125 pupils
5 common, 5 teachers, 130 pupils
1 common, 1 teacher, 30 pupils
1 common, 1 teacher, 35 pupils
2 common, 2 teachers, 75 pupils

Libraries: (#, Kind, # of volumes):
1 College, 900 vol.
1 Law, 500 vol
1 Private, 600 vol.
1 Common School, 600 vol

Religion: # of churches, Denomination, No. each will accommodate, Value of Church Property
O.S. Presbyterian, 500, $4000
N.S. Presbyterian, 200, $1000
Meth. Episcopal, 300, $1000
N.W.P. & Congregationalist, 800, $8000
Meth. Episcopal, 250, $300
Com Presbyterian, 300, $500
Meth. episcopal, 250, $300
Christian, 250, $300
Protistant Meth., 250, $300
O.S. Presbyterian, 500, $3000
Christian, 300, $500
Meth. Episcopal, 300, $400
Christian, 300, $550

Newspapers: Name, Character, How often published, Circulation:
Knoxville Journal, Neutral, weekly, 1200
Galesburg News Letter, neutral, weekly, 450
N.W. Gazetteer, Independent, weekly, 525

Pauperism (# supported within the year/Whole # on 1st June):
5-N, 0-F
5-N, 0-F

Crime (Convicted within the yr and whether Native or Foreign, In prison on 1st June and whether Native or Foreign):
0-N, 0-F
0-N, 0-F

LAKE COUNTY
Short Crops (whole county): Wheat - 1/3

Schools (#, character/rank/kind, # of teachers & pupils):
Benton:
Common, 1 teachers, 49 pupils
Common, 1 teacher, 35 pupils
Common, 1 teachers, 20 pupils
Common, 1 teachers, 30 pupils
Common, 1 teachers, 26 pupils
Common, 1 teachers, 40 pupils
Common, 1 teachers, 18 pupils

Fremont (?):
1 Com school, 1 teacher, 30 pupils
1 Com school, 1 teacher, 34 pupils
1 Com school, 1 teacher, 26 pupils
1 Com school, 1 teacher, 25 pupils
1 Com school, 1 teacher, 30 pupils

Avon:
Common, 1 teachers, 28 pupils
Common, 1 teacher, 40 pupils
Common, 1 teachers, 16 pupils
Common, 1 teachers, 20 pupils
Common, 1 teachers, 34 pupils
Common, 1 teachers, 30 pupils
Common, 1 teachers, 25 pupils

Eln:
Common, 1 teachers, 35 pupils
Common, 1 teacher, 40 pupils
Common, 1 teachers, 45 pupils

Shields:
Common, 1 teachers, 35 pupils
Common, 1 teacher, 40 pupils

Common, 1 teachers, 38 pupils
Common, 1 teacher, 34 pupils
Common, 1 teachers, 20 pupils
Common, 1 teachers, 16 pupils
Common, 1 teachers, 26 pupils
Common, 1 teachers, 31 pupils
Common, 1 teachers, 49 pupils

Warren:
Common, 1 teachers, 45 pupils
Common, 1 teacher, 36 pupils
Common, 1 teachers, 42 pupils
Common, 1 teachers, 37 pupils
Common, 1 teachers, 12 pupils

Antioch:
Common, 1 teacher, 35 pupils
Common, 1 teacher, 20 pupils
Common, 1 teacher, 30 pupils
Common, 1 teacher, 18 pupils
Common, 1 teacher, 24 pupils
Common, 1 teacher, 30 pupils
Common, 1 teacher, 21 pupils
Common, 1 teacher, 12 pupils

Cuba/Goodall:
Common, 1 teacher, 30 pupils
Common, 1 teacher, 35 pupils
Common, 1 teacher, 25 pupils
Common, 1 teacher, 18 pupils

Vernon:
6 Common, 6 teachers, 213 pupils

Deerfield:
Common, 1 teacher, 30 pupils
Common, 1 teacher, 25 pupils

Wauconda:
Common, 1 teacher, 40 pupils
Common, 1 teacher, 22 pupils
Common, 1 teacher,
Common, 1 teacher, 31 pupils
Common, 1 teacher, 36 pupils
Common, 1 teacher, 21 pupils

Waukegan:
Common, 1 teacher, 25 pupils
Common, 4 teachers, 250 pupils
Common, 1 teacher, 60 pupils
Common, 1 teacher, 33 pupils
Common, 1 teacher, 30 pupils
Academy, 4 teachers, 160 pupils


Libraries: (#, Kind, # of volumes):
Whole county:
53 private w/ 3443 vol
1 School, 50 vol.

Religion: # of churches, Denomination, No. each will accommodate, Value of Church Property
Benton: 1 Baptist, 200, $800
Antioch: 1 Baptist, 150, $500
Vernon: 1 Methodist, 150, $500 & 1 Congregationalist, 150, $500
Waukegan:
1 Baptist, 150, $700
1 Methodist, 400, $2000
1 Catholic, 400, $2500
1 Congregational, 250, $600

Newspapers: [NONE LISTED]
Waukegan: ?? Chronicle, political, weekly, 500


LASALLE COUNTY
Short Crops: corn - 1/5; Wheat - 1/5

Schools (#, character/rank/kind, # of teachers & pupils):
3 common, 3 teachers, 180 pupils
1 Female academy, 2 teachers, 45 pupils
1 common, 1 teacher, 50 pupils
2 common, 3 techer, 200 pupils
1 High, 2 teachers, 4 pupils
1 common, 1 teacher, 30 pupils
1 common, 1 teacher, 40 pupils
2 common, 2 teachers, 65 pupils
1 common, 1 teacher, 30 pupils
1 common, 1 teacher, 35 pupils
1 common, 1 teacher, 40 pupils
2 common, 2 teacher, 80 pupils
2 common, 2 teacher, 75 pupils
1 common, 1 teacher, 20 pupils
2 common, 2 teacher, 60 pupils
1 common, 1 teacher, 25 pupils
1 common, 1 teacher, 25 pupils
1 common, 1 teacher, 30 pupils
1 common, 2 teacher, 100 pupils
1 common, 1 teacher, 30 pupils
1 common, 1 teacher, 30 pupils
2 common, 2 teacher, 70 pupils
3 common, 3 teacher, 90 pupils
3 common, 3 teacher, 100 pupils

Libraries: (#, Kind, # of volumes):
State Law, 757 vol.

Religion: # of churches, Denomination, No. each will accommodate, Value of Church Property
2 Roman Catholic, 1600, $21000
2 Presbyterian, 500, $7000
2 Methodist, 600, $5000
3 Baptist, 800, $4000
1 Episcopal, 250, $3000
1 Christian, 250, $1400

Newspapers: Name, Character, How often published, Circulation:
Constitutionalist, Political W., weekly, 700
Ottawa Free Trader, Political D., weekly, 720
Peru Telegraph, Policical Fed, weekly, 700

Pauperism (# supported within the year/Whole # on 1st June):
"It is impossible to give this with any degree of accuracy as no public record exists from which the number supported can be ascertained. The number was unusually large however owing to the prevalence of the cholera. The paupers were a county charge for the year ending 1 June 1850. 12-N, 7-F"

Crime (Convicted within the yr and whether Native or Foreign, In prison on 1st June and whether Native or Foreign):
1-N, 2-F
3-N, 2-F


LAWRENCE COUNTY
Short Crops: Grass - ¾; Wheat - ¾; Orchards - Entire

Schools (#, character/rank/kind, # of teachers & pupils):
42 Common, 42 teachers, 1000 pupils

Libraries: (#, Kind, # of volumes):
14 private with 2050 vol.

Religion: # of churches, Denomination, No. each will accommodate, Value of Church Property
Meth. Episcopal, 500, $500
Meth. Episcopal, 500, $500
Meth. Episcopal, 500, $300
Meth. Episcopal, 200, $150
Meth. Episcopal, 200, $150
Cal. Baptist, 300, $200
Christian, 600, $1500
Christian, 300, $300
Christian, 300, $300
Christian, 300, $200
Christian, 500, $500
2 Presbyterian, 200, $150
Roman Catholic, 200, $1300

Newspapers: Name, Character, How often published, Circulation:
Lawrenceville Banner, political W., weekly, 600

Pauperism (# supported within the year/Whole # on 1st June):
16-N, 0-F
3-N, 0-F

Crime (Convicted within the yr and whether Native or Foreign, In prison on 1st June and whether Native or Foreign):
5-N, 0-F
0-N, 0-F

LEE COUNTY
Short Crops: corn - 1/3 ; Potatoes - ½; Wheat - 1/3

Schools (#, character/rank/kind, # of teachers & pupils):
46 Common, 46 teachers, 1518 pupils
Academy, 2 teachers, 40 pupils

Libraries: (#, Kind, # of volumes): [NONE LISTED]

Religion: # of churches, Denomination, No. each will accommodate, Value of Church Property
2 Baptist, 500, $1200
2 Methodist Eps., 500, $1000
Meth. Ep & Congreg, 400, $350
Tankard, 500, $800

Newspapers: [NONE LISTED]

Pauperism (# supported within the year/Whole # on 1st June):
2-N, 0-F
0-N, 0-F

Crime (Convicted within the yr and whether Native or Foreign, In prison on 1st June and whether Native or Foreign):
1-N, 0-F
0-N, 0-F

LIVINGSTON COUNTY
Short Crops: Wheat - 6 bushels

Schools (#, character/rank/kind, # of teachers & pupils):
7 Common, 7 teachers, 200 pupils

Libraries: (#, Kind, # of volumes):
1 Sund. School, 100 vol
4 Private, 300
3 Medical, 200

Religion: # of churches, Denomination, No. each will accommodate, Value of Church Property
1 M.E., 300, $300

Newspapers: [NONE LISTED]

Pauperism (# supported within the year/Whole # on 1st June):
1-N, 0-F
1-N, 0-F

Crime (Convicted within the yr and whether Native or Foreign, In prison on 1st June and whether Native or Foreign):
0-N, 0-F
0-N, 1-F

Abstract for entire returns from No. 33 comprising the counties of Livingston, McLean and Piatt

Dwellings

Families

White males

White Females

Total Whites

Colored Males

Colored Females

Aggregate

Deaths

Farms

Prod Ests

 

2282

2336

6841

6270

13111

24

18

13153

127

1260

5

 



MCDONOUGH COUNTY
Short Crops: corn - ½; Potatoes - 2/3; Wheat - ½

Schools (#, character/rank/kind, # of teachers & pupils):
45 Com, 45 teachers, 1879 pupils

Libraries: (#, Kind, # of volumes): [NONE LISTED]

Religion: # of churches, Denomination, No. each will accommodate, Value of Church Property
Christian, 500, $3000
Ditt, 200, $1000
Ditt, 300, $200
Ditt, 200, $100
Babtis, 300, $400
Ditt, 400, $600
C. Preesbyterian, 125, $100
Presbiterian O.S., 200, $300
Ditt, 320, $600
Ditt, 150, $200
Methodist, 400, $1500
ditt, 300, $300
ditt, 250, 200

Newspapers: [NONE LISTED]

Pauperism (# supported within the year/Whole # on 1st June):
0-N, 0-F
0-N, 0-F

Crime (Convicted within the yr and whether Native or Foreign, In prison on 1st June and whether Native or Foreign):
0-N, 0-F
0-N, 0-F

MCHENRY COUNTY
Short Crops: corn - 1/3; Potatoes - ½; Wheat - ½

Schools (#, character/rank/kind, # of teachers & pupils):
South Half of County:
Marengo: 9 common, 14 teachers, 520 pupils
Coral: 11 com, 20 teachers, 489 pupils
Riley, 7 com, 15 teachers, 340 pupils
Seneca,: 7 com, 14 teachers, 508 pupils
Center: 10 com, 9 teachers, 315 pupils
Grafton: 3 com, 3 teachers, 276 pupils
Brooklyn: 5 com, 14 teachers, 320 pupils
Algonquin: 2 com, 3 teachers, 100 pupils

North Half of County:
Greenwood Twp: 6 common schools, 6 teachers, 438 pupils
McHenry: 6 com, 6 teachers, 579 pupils
Benton: 2 com, 2 teachers, 106 pupils
Richmond: 7 com, 7 teachers, 300 pupils
Hebron: 6 comm, 6 teachers, 385 pupils
Alden: 5 common, 5 teachers, 300 pupils
Hartland, 6 common, 6 teachers, 370 pupils
Byron: 6 co, 6 teachers, 300 pupils
Chiming: 7 com, 7 teachers, 350 pupils

Libraries: (#, Kind, # of volumes):
South Half of County: "NONE"
North Half of County:
Greenwood: S. School, 750 vol
Richmond: S. School, 115 vol
Chiminy: S. School, 100 vol
Hebron: S. School, 160 vol & Miscell, 200 vol

Religion: # of churches, Denomination, No. each will accommodate, Value of Church Property
South Half of County:
Center: Presbyt. N.S., 250, $500 & Presbyt. N.S., 300, $1200 & Methodist Esp. 250, $600
Algonquin: Presbyt. N.S., 300, $1000 & Baptist, 200, $500
North Half of County:
Greenwood: Method. Epis, 300, $850; Presbyt. N.S., 300, $1200; Lutheran, 200, $1400
Hartland: R. Catholic, 100, $1000
Chiming: Method. Epis, 300, $1000

Newspapers: Name, Character, How often published, Circulation: "NONE"

Pauperism (# supported within the year/Whole # on 1st June): [Entire County]
5-N, 6-F
4-N, 5-F

Crime (Convicted within the yr and whether Native or Foreign, In prison on 1st June and whether Native or Foreign):
0-N, 1-F
2-N, 0-F


MCLEAN COUNTY
Short Crops: corn - 30 bush; Wheat - 6 bush

Schools (#, character/rank/kind, # of teachers & pupils):
26 Common, 26 teachers, 800 pupils
Female Ac: 2 teachers, 100 pupils

Libraries: (#, Kind, # of volumes):
4 Law, 750 vol
1 Stock Co (public)
6 Private
7 Medical
4 Seminary S., 600 vol

Religion: # of churches, Denomination, No. each will accommodate, Value of Church Property
3 Christian, 2200, $3000
Cumberland P., 600, $600
5 Metho. E.C., 3000, $2,500
Presbyterian, 600, $3000
Babtist, 700, $600
Congregational, 500, $600

Newspapers: Name, Character, How often published, Circulation:
Western Whig, Whig, 1 - week, 1000
Ill. Reville, Democratic, 1 - week, 800

Pauperism (# supported within the year/Whole # on 1st June):
4-N, 0-F
4-N, 0-F

Crime (Convicted within the yr and whether Native or Foreign, In prison on 1st June and whether Native or Foreign):
0-N, 0-F
3-N, 1-F


MACON COUNTY
Short Crops: Potatoes - 3/4; Wheat - 3/4

Schools (#, character/rank/kind, # of teachers & pupils):
30 Common, 30 teachers, 600 pupils

Libraries: (#, Kind, # of volumes): [NONE LISTED]

Religion: # of churches, Denomination, No. each will accommodate, Value of Church Property
Methodist, 300, $2000
Cumb. Presbyterian, 300, $2000
Freewill Baptists, 300, $2000
Campbleites, 300, $2000
Universalists, 300, $2000

Newspapers: [NONE LISTED]

Pauperism (# supported within the year/Whole # on 1st June):
0-N, 1-F
0-N, 1-F

Crime (Convicted within the yr and whether Native or Foreign, In prison on 1st June and whether Native or Foreign):
0-N, 0-F
0-N, 0-F

MACOUPIN COUNTY
Short Crops: corn - ¼; Wheat - ½

Schools (#, character/rank/kind, # of teachers & pupils):
Seminary, 2 teachers, 45 pupils
4 Common, 4 teachers, 130 pupils
3 schools, 3 teachers, 125 pupils
5 schools, 6 teachers, 160 pupils
3 schools, 3 teachers, 175 pupils
5 schools, 5 teachers, 80 pupils
2 schools, 2 teachers, 60 pupils
3 schools, 3 teachers, 101 pupils
4 schools, 4 teachers, 132 pupils
5 schools, 5 teachers, 200 pupils
4 schools, 4 teachers, 114 pupils
3 schools, 3 teachers, 125 pupils
4 schools, 4 teachers, 100 pupils
1 common, 1 teacher, 13 pupils
3 schools, 3 teachers, 40 pupils
2 schools, 2 teachers, 50 pupils
3 schools, 3 teachers, 20 pupils
3 schools, 3 teachers, 18 pupils
3 schools, 3 teachers, 57 pupils
4 schools, 4 teachers, 118 pupils
3 schools, 3 teachers
2 schools, 2 teachers, 70 pupils
3 schools, 3 teachers, 70 pupils

Libraries: (#, Kind, # of volumes):
1 circulating, 120 volumes

Religion: # of churches, Denomination, No. each will accommodate, Value of Church Property
Union, 125, $800
Methodist, 175, $1000
Methodist, 100, $100
Methodist, 500, $1000
Babtist, 350, $500
Methodist, 400, $700
Methodist, 150, $200
Concord, 150, $200
Babtist, 400, $500
Presbyterian, 175, $400
Babtist, 400, $400
Presbyterian, 200, $500
Babtist, 300, $500
Babtist, 200, $400
Methodist, 400, $300
Methodist, 300, $300
Babtist, 250, $500
Congregationalist, 200, $150
Union, 450, $2500
Babtist, 350, $100

Newspapers: [NONE LISTED]

Pauperism (# supported within the year/Whole # on 1st June):
5-N, 5-F
5-N, 3-F

Crime (Convicted within the yr and whether Native or Foreign, In prison on 1st June and whether Native or Foreign):
0-N, 0-F
0-N, 0-F

Dwellings

Families

White males

White Females

Total Whites

Colored Males

Colored Females

Aggregate

Deaths

Farms

Prod Ests

 

538

538

1689

1383

3072 +1

     

129

 

8

 Apr 27


MADISON COUNTY
Short Crops:
T5NR9W: corn - ¼; Oats - ¼; Wheat - ¼
T6NR8W: Oats - ¼
T6NR9W: Corn - ½; Wheat - ¼; Oats - ¼
T5NR6W: Corn - ½; Oats - ½; Wheat - ½
T6NR5W: Corn - ½; Wheat - ½
T3NR7W: Wheat - ¼
T3NR6W: Corn - 1/3; Wheat - 1/3
T6NR7W: Corn - 3/4; Oats - ½; Wheat - ½
T6NR6W: Corn - ½; Wheat - ½

Schools (#, character/rank/kind, # of teachers & pupils):
T1NR7W: Common, 2 teachers, 90 pupils
T1NR1W:Common, 2 teachers, 56 pupils
T1NR8W:Common, 4 teachers, 120 pupils
T3NR9W: common, 2 teachers, 50 pupils
T3NR8W: common, 3 teachers, 100 pupils
T4NR8W: common, 6 teachers, 250 pupils
T4NR9W: common, 3 teachers, 85 pupils
T3NR10W: common, 1 taecher, 40 pupils
T4NR10W: common, 1 teacher, 39 pupils
Marine Settlement:
1 Male Academy, 1 teacher, 55 pupils
1 Female academy, 1 teacher, 25 pupils
3 common schools, 4 teachers, 158 pupils
2 common schools, 2 teachers, 50 pupils
T6NR10W: 1 Female seminary, 8 teachers, 129 pupils & 4 common, 4 teachers, 200 pupils
T5NR9W: 1 Male College Baptist, 8 teachers, 125 pupils & 11 common, 11 teachers, 850 pupils
T6NR8W: 4 Common schools, 127 pupils
T6NR9W: 4 common schools, 4 teachers, 200 pupils
T5NR6W: 3 common schools, 3 teachers, 100 pupils
T6NR5W: 1 common school, 1 teacher, 15 pupils
T3NR7W: 8 schools, 8 teachers, 150 pupils
T3NR6W: 6 common schools, 6 teachers, 253 pupils
T6NR7W: 6 common schools, 6 teachers, 135 pupils
T6NR6W: 3 common schools, 3 teachers, 90 pupils
Alton:
City school, 3 teachers, 150 pupils
Preparatory, 1 teacher, 30 pupils
Preparatory, 1 teacher, 30 pupils
Preparatory, 1 teacher, 40 pupils
Preparatory, 1 teacher, 20 pupils
Preparatory, 1 teacher, 20 pupils
Preparatory, 1 teacher, 40 pupils
Preparatory, 1 teacher, 25 pupils
Preparatory, 1 teacher, 20 pupils
Preparatory, 1 teacher, 20 pupils
Preparatory, 1 teacher, 25 pupils

Libraries: (#, Kind, # of volumes):
T6NR10W: 1 belonging to Female Seminary with 1200 volumes
T5NR9W: 1 belonging to Baptist College with 1700 volumes
Alton: 7 Law, 3000 vol. & 6 Medical with 1500 vol.
T3NR8W: 1 Company with 250 vol. (public)

Religion: # of churches, Denomination, No. each will accommodate, Value of Church Property:
Marine Settlement:
1 Union of 4 denominations: 100, $300
1 N.S.P., 300, $1000
1 M.E., 300, $1800
1 R.C. 300, $1200
1 Reformed Protestant, 250, $1400
T6NR10W: 1 Presbyterian, 300, $500 & 1 Methodist, 350, $400
T5NR9W: 1 Methodist, 500, $2700 & 1 Presbyterian, 400, $2000 & 1 Baptist, 400, $2000
T6NR8W: 1 Roman Catholic, 500, $1000
T6NR9W: 1 Campbellite, 250, $400
T3NR7W:
1 Methodist, 350, $800
Baptist, 500, $1000
N.W. Presbyterian, 400, $900
Methodist, 300, $600
Old Baptist, 250, $500
New Baptist, 320, $600
German Lutheran, 200, $250
T3NR6W: 1 Baptist, 200, $400
T6NR7W: 1 Cumberland Presbyterian, 300, $600
T6NR6W: 1 Campbellite, 100, $150 & 1 Methodist, 100, $200
Alton:
Methodist, 300, $5000
Presbyterian, 400, $8000
Baptist, 500, $10000
Roman Catholic, 400, $12000
Episcopalean, 400, $5000
2nd Methodist, 150, $400
T3NR8W: 6 Presbyterian, 2200, $12500
5 Meth., 1650, $12600
3 episcopal, 950, $6900
5 Luterhan, 1050, $4600
6 Baptist, 2700, $14,500
2 Catholic, 800, $32000
19 Union, 5350, $15200
1 Christian, 100, 200
1 Mormon, 80, $150
1 Colored, 200, $200

Newspapers: Name, Character, How often published, Circulation:
Alton Telegraph & Review, Whig, Weekly, 2290
T3NR8W: Madison Record, weekly

Pauperism (# supported within the year/Whole # on 1st June):
Alton: 2-N, 7-F & 2-N, 7-F
Listed on T3NR8W's enumeration: 30-N, 22-F & 7-N, 7-F (unknown 3)

Crime (Convicted within the yr and whether Native or Foreign, In prison on 1st June and whether Native or Foreign) STATE PENITENTIARY
98-N, 37-F

MARION COUNTY
Short Crops: corn - ½; Oats - 1/3

Schools (#, character/rank/kind, # of teachers & pupils):
56 Com, 56 teachers, 668 pupils

Libraries: (#, Kind, # of volumes):
6 private with 675 vol
2 Sabbath school with 200 vol

Religion: # of churches, Denomination, No. each will accommodate, Value of Church Property
Methodist Epis, 300, $350
Presbyterian C, 350, $500
Baptist Reg 200, $100
Do, 300, $400
Methodist Epis, 400, $400
Do, 300, $100
Do, 250, $500
Coo, 400, $500
Christian Or, 300, $300

Newspapers: [NONE LISTED]

Pauperism (# supported within the year/Whole # on 1st June): (District 11)
3-N, 0-F
3-N, 0-F

Crime (Convicted within the yr and whether Native or Foreign, In prison on 1st June and whether Native or Foreign):
0-N, 0-F
0-N, 0-F

MARSHALL COUNTY
Short Crops: corn - 1/3; Wheat - ¼

Schools (#, character/rank/kind, # of teachers & pupils):
20 Common, 20 teachers, 800pupils

Libraries: (#, Kind, # of volumes): [NONE LISTED]

Religion: # of churches, Denomination, No. each will accommodate, Value of Church Property
3 Methodist Epis, 1000, $2000
Presbyterian O.S., 500, $4000
Christian, 300, $800

Newspapers: Name, Character, How often published, Circulation:
Illinois Gazette, Political W., weekly, 300
Lacon Herald, polictical W., weekly, 350

Pauperism (# supported within the year/Whole # on 1st June):
3-N, 2-F
3-N, 2-F

Crime (Convicted within the yr and whether Native or Foreign, In prison on 1st June and whether Native or Foreign):
1-N, 2-F
0-N, 0-F

MASON COUNTY
Short Crops: corn - 1/3; Oats - 1/3; Wheat - 1/3

Schools (#, character/rank/kind, # of teachers & pupils):
21 Common, 21 teachers, 440 pupils

Libraries: (#, Kind, # of volumes): "NONE"

Religion: # of churches, Denomination, No. each will accommodate, Value of Church Property
Meth. Episcopal, 400, $1000

Newspapers: Name, Character, How often published, Circulation: "NONE"

Pauperism (# supported within the year/Whole # on 1st June):
0-N, 0-F
0-N, 0-F

Crime (Convicted within the yr and whether Native or Foreign, In prison on 1st June and whether Native or Foreign):
0-N, 0-F
0-N, 0-F

MASSAC COUNTY
Short Crops: corn - 1/3; Potatoes - ¼ ; Wheat - ½; grass ½

Schools (#, character/rank/kind, # of teachers & pupils):
Common, 1 teachers, 30 pupils
Common, 1 teacher, 30 pupils
common, 1 teacher, 20 pupils
common, 1 teacher, 18 pupils
common, 1 teacher, 25 pupils

Libraries: (#, Kind, # of volumes):
1 miscellaneous, 150 volumes
1 miscellaneous, 160 volumes
1 miscellaneous, 50 volumes
1 law, 150 volumes
1 law, 100 volumes

Religion: # of churches, Denomination, No. each will accommodate, Value of Church Property
Un. Baptist, 50 members, none
U. Baptist, 60, none
E. Methodist, 100, 50
E. Methodist, 50, none
E. Methodist, 50, none
N. Preobyn, 11, none

Newspapers:
Metropolitan, political, weekly, 180

Pauperism (# supported within the year/Whole # on 1st June):
1 white-N, 0-F
1 colored-N, 0-F

Crime (Convicted within the yr and whether Native or Foreign, In prison on 1st June and whether Native or Foreign):
0-N, 0-F
0-N, 0-F

Dwellings

Families

White males

White Females

Total Whites

Colored Males

Colored Females

Aggregate

Deaths

Farms

Prod Ests

 Dated

706

706

2113

1957

4070

 16

 6

 4099

66

 385

13

 Apr 16, 1851




MENARD COUNTY
Short Crops: [NONE LISTED]

Schools (#, character/rank/kind, # of teachers & pupils):
1 Seminary, 2 teachers, 35 pupils
1 High School, 2 teachers, 30 pupils
30 Common, 30 teachers, 720 pupils

Libraries: (#, Kind, # of volumes): "NONE"

Religion: # of churches, Denomination, No. each will accommodate, Value of Church Property
Meth. E., 350, $2500
Meth. E., 300, $1000
Presbyterian, 250, $1500
Presbyterian, 200, $1000
Presbyterian, 200, $200
Cumb. Presb., 200, $1000
Cumb. Presb., 300, $1500
Cumb, Pesb., 200, $300
Baptist, 200, $500
Baptist, 150, $100
Campbellite, 250, $1500
Campbellite, 200, $1000
Campbellite, 300, $1000

Newspapers: Name, Character, How often published, Circulation: "NONE"

Pauperism (# supported within the year/Whole # on 1st June):
6-N, 0-F
6-N, 0-F

Crime (Convicted within the yr and whether Native or Foreign, In prison on 1st June and whether Native or Foreign):
0-N, 0-F
0-N, 0-F

MERCER COUNTY
Short Crops: corn - 1/5; Wheat - 2/3

Schools (#, character/rank/kind, # of teachers & pupils):
Common, 1 teacher, 20 pupils
common, 1 teachers, 18 pupils
common, 1 teacher, 35 pupils
common, 1 teacher, 20 pupils
common, 1 teacher, 50 pupils
common, 1 teacher, 18 pupils
common, 1 teacher, 15 pupils
common, 1 teacher, 20 pupils

Libraries: (#, Kind, # of volumes): [NONE LISTED]

Religion: # of churches, Denomination, No. each will accommodate, Value of Church Property
Methodist Epis, 200, $500
Methodist Epis, 250, $1000
Baptist, 200, $500
Baptist, 200, $500
Universalist, 300, $800
Presbyterian O.S., 200, $800
Methodist, E., 200, $500
Presbyterian O.S., 200, $900

Newspapers: Name, Character, How often published, Circulation:
Yeoman Prairie Land, political W., weekly, 150

Pauperism (# supported within the year/Whole # on 1st June):
1-N, 0-F
1-N, 0-F

Crime (Convicted within the yr and whether Native or Foreign, In prison on 1st June and whether Native or Foreign):
0-N, 0-F
0-N, 0-F

MONROE COUNTY
Short Crops: corn - 10; Potatoes - 25; Wheat - 10

Schools (#, character/rank/kind, # of teachers & pupils):
32 Common, 32 teachers, 759 pupils
2 German, 2 teachers, 70 pupils

Libraries: (#, Kind, # of volumes):
1 Private, 250 vol
1 school, 250
1 Private, 300
1 Private, 250
1 Private, 100
1 Private, 350
1 Private, 60
1 German, 130

Religion: # of churches, Denomination, No. each will accommodate, Value of Church Property
Baptist, 80, $150
Methodist E, 300, $500
Limited Baptist, 200, $200
Lutherian, 40, $100
R. Catholic, 50, $300
R. Catholic, 200, $400
Evangelist, 80, $100
Lutherian, 200, $1500
Methodist, 200, $600
Lutherian, 80, $100
Protestant, 80, $400
Lutherian, 70, $250
Baptist, 300, $500
Methodist, 300, $1200
Baptist, 400, $1700
Evangelical, 250, $1500

Newspapers: Name, Character, How often published, Circulation:
Waterloo Patriot, political D, weekly, 300

Pauperism (# supported within the year/Whole # on 1st June):
0-N, 0-F
0-N, 4-F

Crime (Convicted within the yr and whether Native or Foreign, In prison on 1st June and whether Native or Foreign):
0-N, 1-F
0-N, 0-F

MONTGOMERY COUNTY
Short Crops: corn - ½; Potatoes - ½; Wheat - ½; castor beans - 3/4; hay - ½

Schools (#, character/rank/kind, # of teachers & pupils):
58 Common, 58 teachers, 1663 pupils
1 Colledge, 4 teachers, 60 pupils

Libraries: (#, Kind, # of volumes): [NONE LISTED]

Religion: # of churches, Denomination, No. each will accommodate, Value of Church Property
Babtist, 200, $250
Presbyterian, 250, $300
Methodist, 250, $400
Methodist, 200, $300
Lutheran, 400, $350
Luteheran, 400, $600
Babtist, 250, $300
Methodist, 200, $500
Lutheran, 1000, $1500
Methodist, 1000, $1500
Uniterian, 250, $1500
Presbyterian, 500, $2000

Newspapers: [NONE LISTED]

Pauperism (# supported within the year/Whole # on 1st June):
3-N, 0-F
3-N, 0-F

Crime (Convicted within the yr and whether Native or Foreign, In prison on 1st June and whether Native or Foreign):
0-N, 0-F
0-N, 0-F

MORGAN COUNTY
Short Crops: [NONE LISTED]

Schools (#, character/rank/kind, # of teachers & pupils):
60 Common, 60 teachers, 1500 pupils
College, 6 teachers, 90 pupils
1 Blind, 2 teachers, 25 pupils
1 Deaf & Dumb, 6 teachers, 90 pupils
1 Female Academy, 2 teachers, 125 pupils
1 Female Academy, 1 teacher, 166 pupils

Libraries: (#, Kind, # of volumes): [NONE LISTED]

Religion: # of churches, Denomination, No. each will accommodate, Value of Church Property
14 Methodist, 325, $1500
3 O.S.P., 250, $4000
2 N.S.P., 500, $1400
5 Christian, 400, $6500
5 Baptist, 400, $5200
2 episcopal, 250, $4000
2 Universalist, 200, $1000
3 Congregational, 350, $6000

Newspapers: Name, Character, How often published, Circulation:
Morgan Journal, political W, weekly, 800
Tri-weekly Journal, political W, tri-weekly, 20

Pauperism (# supported within the year/Whole # on 1st June):
10-N, 6-F
7-N, 3-F

Crime (Convicted within the yr and whether Native or Foreign, In prison on 1st June and whether Native or Foreign):
0-N, 0-F
0-N, 0-F

MOULTRIE COUNTY
Short Crops: corn - 10; Potatoes - 1/3; Wheat - 66 2/3

Schools (#, character/rank/kind, # of teachers & pupils):
Common, 1 teachers, 30 pupils
Common, 1 teacher, 32 pupils
common, 1 teacher, 25 pupils
common, 1 teacher, 25 pupils
common, 1 teacher, 30 pupils
common, 1 teacher, 25 pupils
common, 1 teacher, 28 pupils
common, 1 teacher, 25 pupils
common, 1 teacher, 30 pupils
common, 1 teacher, 33 pupils
common, 1 tacher, 28 pupils
common, 1 teacher, 25 pupils
common, 1 teacher, 18 pupils
common, 1 teacher, 26 pupils

Libraries: (#, Kind, # of volumes): [NONE LISTED]

Religion: # of churches, Denomination, No. each will accommodate, Value of Church Property
C. Presbyterian, 300, $400
Methodist Eps, 200, $150
Methodist Eps, 300, $500
Separate Baptist, 450, $450
Methodist Eps, 400, $1000
Christian order, 300, $400
Christian order, 150, $150
Christian order, --, $50
Cumberland Presby, --, $50

Newspapers: [NONE LISTED]

Pauperism (# supported within the year/Whole # on 1st June):
1-N, 0-F
1-N, 0-F

Crime (Convicted within the yr and whether Native or Foreign, In prison on 1st June and whether Native or Foreign):
0-N, 0-F
0-N, 0-F

OGLE COUNTY
Short Crops: corn -1/3 ; Potatoes - 3/4; Oats - ¼; Wheat - ½; barly - ¼

Schools (#, character/rank/kind, # of teachers & pupils):
Seminary, 4 teachers, 70 pupils
74 public schools, 74 teachers, 2065 pupils

Libraries: (#, Kind, # of volumes):
1 Seminary, 400 volumes
1 circulating, 200
S. Theological, 300

Religion: # of churches, Denomination, No. each will accommodate, Value of Church Property
ME, 375, $1000
ME, 300, $1200
Dunkerd, 300, $1250
Congret, 250, $800
Congret, 500, $1800
Episl, 300, $1100

Newspapers: Name, Character, How often published, Circulation:
Mt. Morris Gazette, D & Whig, weekly, $1000

Pauperism (# supported within the year/Whole # on 1st June):
0-N, 0-F
0-N, 0-F

Crime (Convicted within the yr and whether Native or Foreign, In prison on 1st June and whether Native or Foreign):
0-N, 0-F
0-N, 0-F

PEORIA COUNTY
Short Crops: corn - ¼; Potatoes - 3/4; Wheat - 1/3

Schools (#, character/rank/kind, # of teachers & pupils):
1 College Theological and Classical, 4 teachers, 30 pupils
78 Common, 111 teachers, 3260 pupils

Libraries: (#, Kind, # of volumes):
1 College, 3800 vol.
1 Private, 1200 vol.

Religion: # of churches, Denomination, No. each will accommodate, Value of Church Property
Public College Chapel - Prot. Episcopal, 250, $1800
Prot. episcopal, 175, 1200
" ", 200, $2500
" ". 200, $3000
" ", 200, $4000
Dutch Reform, 175, $700
New Jerusalem, 140, $800
O.S. Presbyterian, 300, $2000
" ", 125, $1000
Evangelist, 100, $400
Congregationalist, 250, $1000
Associate Reform, 200, $600
R. Catholic, 200, $1200
R. Catholic, 200, $800
Baptist, 450, $4000
Baptist, 180, $900
Meth. Episcopal, 1100, $9000
Meth. Episcopal, 200, $2500
Meth. Episcopal, 150, $800

Newspapers:
Motto, religious & Statistical 8 no. annually, 1000
Peoria Democratic Press, Political D, weekly, 700
Peoria Republican, political W, weekly, 700

Pauperism (# supported within the year/Whole # on 1st June):
25-N, 35-F
1-N, 2-F

Crime (Convicted within the yr and whether Native or Foreign, In prison on 1st June and whether Native or Foreign):
7-N, 1-F
1-N, 2-F


PERRY COUNTY
Short Crops: Irish Potatoes - half ; Oats - half ; Hay - total

Schools (#, character/rank/kind, # of teachers & pupils):
13 Common, 13 teachers, 340 pupils

Libraries: (#, Kind, # of volumes):
3 private, 180 vol.

Religion: # of churches, Denomination, No. each will accommodate, Value of Church Property
A.S.R. Presbyterian, 100, $600
O.S. Presbyterian, 150, $700
2 M. Babtist, 200, $1000
1 Reg. Babtist, 100, $175

Newspapers: [NONE LISTED]

Pauperism (# supported within the year/Whole # on 1st June):
0-N, 0-F
0-N, 0-F

Crime (Convicted within the yr and whether Native or Foreign, In prison on 1st June and whether Native or Foreign):
0-N, 0-F
0-N, 0-F

PIATT COUNTY
Short Crops: Wheat - 6 b.

Schools (#, character/rank/kind, # of teachers & pupils):
7 Common sch., 7 teachers, 300 pupils

Libraries: (#, Kind, # of volumes):
1 ???, 75 vol
5 Private, 300 vol

Religion: # of churches, Denomination, No. each will accommodate, Value of Church Property
Presbyterian, 400, $600
Methodist, 500, $600

Newspapers: [NONE LISTED]

Pauperism (# supported within the year/Whole # on 1st June):
0-N, 0-F
0-N, 0-F

Crime (Convicted within the yr and whether Native or Foreign, In prison on 1st June and whether Native or Foreign):
0-N, 0-F
0-N, 0-F

PIKE COUNTY
Short Crops: Corn - 1/3; Potatoes - 9/10; Wheat - 4/7

Schools (#, character/rank/kind, # of teachers & pupils):
East Division: 42 Common schools, 42 teachers, 1599 pupils & 1 Female Academy, 1 teachers, 30 pupils
West Division: 55 common schools, 55 teachers, 1642 pupils

Libraries: (#, Kind, # of volumes):
East Division: 2 ?? school, 300 vol
West Division: 4 ?? school, 450 vol.

Religion: # of churches, Denomination, No. each will accommodate, Value of Church Property
EAST DIVISION:
3 Methodist Episcopal, 300, $3700
2 Presbyterian N.S., 275, $2000
1 Congregational, 250, $2200
2 Baptist, 275, $2600
1 All denominations, 400, $400
West Division:
3 Baptist, 250, $2200
1 Methodist E., 300, $800
2 Christian, 250, $1500
1 Congregational, 450, $3500

Newspapers: Name, Character, How often published, Circulation:
Union, political Dem, weekly, 450
Pike County Free Press, political W, weekly, 480

Pauperism (# supported within the year/Whole # on 1st June):
8-N, 4-F
4-N, 0-F

Crime (Convicted within the yr and whether Native or Foreign, In prison on 1st June and whether Native or Foreign):
2-N, 0-F
0-N, 0-F

POPE COUNTY
Short Crops: corn - ¼; Wheat - 1/3

Schools (#, character/rank/kind, # of teachers & pupils):
15 Com, 15 teachers, 570 pupils

Libraries: (#, Kind, # of volumes):
1 Sunday school, 100 vol
1 Sons Temperance, 150
1 Bible, 250

Religion: # of churches, Denomination, No. each will accommodate, Value of Church Property
Lutheran, 300, $400
11 Methodist, 400, $1000
8 Baptist, 300, $1000
1 Reformed, 300, $200
8 Presbyterian, 400, $1000

Newspapers: [NONE LISTED]

Pauperism (# supported within the year/Whole # on 1st June):
0-N, 0-F
0-N, 0-F

Crime (Convicted within the yr and whether Native or Foreign, In prison on 1st June and whether Native or Foreign):
0-N, 0-F
0-N, 0-F

PULASKI COUNTY
Short Crops: corn - 1/3; Potatoes - ½; Oats - 1/3; Wheat - ½

Schools (#, character/rank/kind, # of teachers & pupils):
1 Common, 1 teacher, 10 pupils
1 common, 1 teacher, 36 pupils
1 common, 1 teacher, 40 pupils
1 common, 1 teacher, 25 pupils
1 common, 1 teacher, 20 pupils
1 common, 1 teacher, 18 pupils

Libraries: (#, Kind, # of volumes):
1 miscellaneous, 100 vol
1 misc., 150 vol.
1 Miscel, 100 vol
1 Miscel, 20 vol

Religion: # of churches, Denomination, No. each will accommodate, Value of Church Property
Un. Baptist, 200, $200
1 Un. Baptist, 200, $150
6 Methodist, 213, none
1 R. Catholic, 38, none
1 Ger. Reformed, 20, none
1 Presbyterian, 12, none
1 Campbellite, 140, none
1 Lutheran, 45, none

Newspapers: Name, Character, How often published, Circulation: "NONE"

Pauperism (# supported within the year/Whole # on 1st June):
0-N, 2-F
0-N, 0-F

Crime (Convicted within the yr and whether Native or Foreign, In prison on 1st June and whether Native or Foreign):
0-N, 0-F
1-N, 0-F

PUTNAM COUNTY
Short Crops: corn - ¼; Spring Wheat - ¼

Schools (#, character/rank/kind, # of teachers & pupils):
23 Common schools, 23 teachers, 880 pupils
21 Academies, 6 teachers, 110 pupils

Libraries: (#, Kind, # of volumes): "NONE"

Religion: # of churches, Denomination, No. each will accommodate, Value of Church Property
Associate Pres., 130, $300
Presbyterian N.S., 300, $1200
Ditto (disputed), 500, $2000
Evangelist, 250, $400
Society of Friends, 250, $540
2 Methodist Epis. 1000, $2800
Presbyterian N.S., 400, $300

Newspapers: Name, Character, How often published, Circulation: "NONE"

Pauperism (# supported within the year/Whole # on 1st June):
4-N, 0-F
0-N, 0-F

Crime (Convicted within the yr and whether Native or Foreign, In prison on 1st June and whether Native or Foreign):
1-N, 0-F
2-N, 1-F


RANDOLPH COUNTY
Short Crops: corn - ½; Potatoes - ; Oats - ; Wheat -

Schools (#, character/rank/kind, # of teachers & pupils):
50 Common, 53 teachers, 1414 pupils

Libraries: (#, Kind, # of volumes): [NONE LISTED]

Religion: # of churches, Denomination, No. each will accommodate, Value of Church Property
2 R. Pres. O.S., 1200, $3600
N. Pres N.S., 800, $3500
3A.S.R. Pres., 1800, $4500
3 Pres. O.S., 900, $3500
2 N. Catholick, 1200, $2500
3 Baptists, 900, $900
4 Methodist, 1200, $1600
3 Lutherian, 1200, $1200
3 Evangelist, 1200, $1200
the two last is German

Newspapers: [NONE LISTED]
Sparta Freeman, Free?oil, weekly, 450
Sparta Register, Democrat, weekly, 300
Chester Herald, Neutral, weekly, 500

Pauperism (# supported within the year/Whole # on 1st June):
5-N, 3-F
3-N, 2-F

Crime (Convicted within the yr and whether Native or Foreign, In prison on 1st June and whether Native or Foreign):
0-N, 0-F
0-N, 0-F

Dwellings

Families

White males

White Females

Total Whites

Colored Males

Colored Females

Aggregate

Deaths

Farms

Prod Ests

 

2046

2056

5710

4987

10697

 191

 191

 11079

167

 1056

36

 Apr 24, 1851




RICHLAND COUNTY
Short Crops: Wheat - half

Schools (#, character/rank/kind, # of teachers & pupils):
12 Common, 12 teachers, 360 pupils

Libraries: (#, Kind, # of volumes): [NONE LISTED]

Religion: # of churches, Denomination, No. each will accommodate, Value of Church Property
1 R. Catholic, 300, $500
3 Methodist Epis, 500, $1500

Newspapers: Name, Character, How often published, Circulation:
Olney Republican, political D, weekly, 500

Pauperism (# supported within the year/Whole # on 1st June):
0-N, 0-F
0-N, 0-F

Crime (Convicted within the yr and whether Native or Foreign, In prison on 1st June and whether Native or Foreign):
0-N, 0-F
0-N, 0-F

ROCK ISLAND COUNTY
Short Crops: corn - ¼½; Wheat - ¼

Schools (#, character/rank/kind, # of teachers & pupils):
1 High, 4 teachers, 80 pupils
1 private, 1 teacher, 25 pupils
1 University, 2 teachers, 60 pupils
1 common, 2 teachers, 80 pupils
1 common, 1 teacher, 100 pupils

Libraries: (#, Kind, # of volumes):
1 private, 600 vol

Religion: # of churches, Denomination, No. each will accommodate, Value of Church Property
Baptist, 300, $5000
Presbyterian O.S, 250, $1000
Presbyterian, O.S., 300, $5000
Methodist, 200, $1000

Newspapers: Name, Character, How often published, Circulation:
Advertisor, Political W., weekly, 750

Pauperism (# supported within the year/Whole # on 1st June):
3-N, 2-F
2-N, 1-F

Crime (Convicted within the yr and whether Native or Foreign, In prison on 1st June and whether Native or Foreign):
0-N, 0-F
0-N, 0-F

ST. CLAIR COUNTY
Short Crops:
Lebanon Twp: Indian corn - 25 or 30 pr. ; Oats - 20 pr; Wheat - 100 pr; Hay - 600 pr
Wheat - 100%; corn, 50 pr ct; oats - 20 pr ct

Schools (#, character/rank/kind, # of teachers & pupils):
Lebanon Twp: College, 8 teachers, 79 pupils

Libraries: (#, Kind, # of volumes):
Lebanon Twp: College, 1?00 vol.

Religion: # of churches, Denomination, No. each will accommodate, Value of Church Property
Lebanon Twp: Methodist Epis, 300, $1200 & Eman. Baptist, 800, $3000
Lutheran, 600, $1500
Methodist E., 700, $1100
German Methodist, 200, $1150
Catholic, 500, $7000
CAtholic, 300, $4500
Catholic, 500, $3500
Baptist, 500, $4000
Catholic, 800, $20000
German Methodist, 600, $2000
methodist E., 2000, $10000
Presbyterian, 1500, $5000
Baptist, 1500, $4000
Methodist E, 400, $500

Newspapers: Name, Character, How often published, Circulation:
Lebanon Twp: HC Advocate & Leb. Journal, Relig. & Lit., Met. Epis, weekly, 1500
Belleville Advocate, "D", political, weekly, 500
Belleville Zeitunge, "d" political, weekly, 520
Ill. Republican, "W" political, weekly, 456

Pauperism (Whole # on 1st June):
Lebanon Twp: 5-N, 7-F

Crime (Convicted within the yr and whether Native or Foreign, In prison on 1st June and whether Native or Foreign):
2-N, 6-F
3-N, 6-F

SALINE COUNTY
Short Crops: Wheat - all

Schools (#, character/rank/kind, # of teachers & pupils):
Somerset Precinct: 2 common, 2 teachers, 60 pupils
Stone Hort Precinct: 2 common, 2 teachers, 50 pupils
Monroe Precinct: 2 common, 2 teachers, 60 pupils
Saline Precinct: 3 common, 3 teachers, 75 pupils
Raleigh Precinct: 3 common, 3 teachers, 75 pupils
Curran Precinct, 3 common, 3 teachers, 90 pupils

Libraries: (#, Kind, # of volumes): "NONE"

Religion: # of churches, Denomination, No. each will accommodate, Value of Church Property
Somerset Precinct: United Baptist, 150, $100 & 1 Meth. Epis, 100, $75
Stone Hort Pecinct: 2 Baptist, 150, $200
Monroe Precinct: 2 Baptist, 150, $200
Saline Precinct: 1 Baptist, 150, $100 & 1 Methodist epis, 100, $75
Raleigh Precinct: 2 Baptist, 200, $300 & Regular Baptist, 100, $75
Curran Precinct: 1 Baptist, 150, $100

Newspapers: "NONE"

Pauperism (# supported within the year/Whole # on 1st June):
2-N, 0-F
2-N, 0-F

Crime (Convicted within the yr and whether Native or Foreign, In prison on 1st June and whether Native or Foreign):
0-N, 0-F
0-N, 0-F


SANGAMON COUNTY
Short Crops:
City of Springfield: Potatoes - 2/3
Rest of County: Wheat - 3/4 & potatoes - 2/3

Schools (#, character/rank/kind, # of teachers & pupils):
City of Springfield: Female Sem., 5 teachers, 80 pupils & 7 Com. Schools, 8 teachers, 300 pupils
Rest of County: 79 common schools, 79 teachers, 2920 pupils

Libraries: (#, Kind, # of volumes):
City of Springfield: The State Library, 19120 volumes
Maps & Charts, 75
Manuscript Books containing public records &c, 200

Religion: # of churches, Denomination, No. each will accommodate, Value of Church Property
City of Springfield:
M.E. Church, 500, $5000
P.O.S.P., 500, $10000
A.S.P., 800, $6000
3rd O.S.P., 400, $8000
R. Catholic, 300, $2000
Christian, 250, $800
Episcopal, 300, $7000
Baptist, 400, $6000
Rest of County:
6 M.E. Church, 2100, $3930
4 O.S. Babtist, 900, $1400
1 CAtholic, 300, $500
2 C. Presbyterian, 800, $1700
3 M. Babtist, 1500, $2700
2 O.S.P., 800, $1500
1 Christian, 500, $800

Newspapers: Name, Character, How often published, Circulation:
Springfield:
Illinois Journal, political W, Daily, 400
", tri-weekly, 350
", weekly, 2000
Ill. State Register, political D, daily, 200
", weekly, 2200
Illinois Organ, temperance, weekly, 1400
Liberia Advocate, Colinization, monthly, 1000

Pauperism (# supported within the year/Whole # on 1st June):
City of Springfield: 3-N, 5-F & 3-N, 5-F
Rest of County: 4-N, 4-F & 2-N, 4-F

Crime (Convicted within the yr and whether Native or Foreign, In prison on 1st June and whether Native or Foreign):
2-N, 1-F
10-N, 3-F

Abstract for Springfield:

Dwellings

Families

White males

White Females

Total Whites

Colored Males

Colored Females

Aggregate

Deaths

Farms

Prod Ests

 

742

765

2216

2146

4362

77

94

4533

57

none

48

Apr 9, 1851




SCHUYLER COUNTY
Short Crops: corn - ½; Potatoes - ; Oats - ; Wheat -

Schools (#, character/rank/kind, # of teachers & pupils):
"In consequence of the absence of the former school commissioner, no returns for the year ending 1st June 1860 can be found and he made no report and consequently no certain data can be obtained on which to found a report in this portion of the schedule."

Libraries: (#, Kind, # of volumes): [NONE LISTED]

Religion: # of churches, Denomination, No. each will accommodate, Value of Church Property
E. Meth., 200, $250
Missy. Bap, 300, $500
O.S.A.C. Pres., 500, $500
Prot. Meth, 600, $350
E. Meth., 250, $300
E. Meth, 200, $200

Newspapers: [NONE LISTED]

Pauperism (# supported within the year/Whole # on 1st June):
3-N, 0-F
0-N, 0-F

Crime (Convicted within the yr and whether Native or Foreign, In prison on 1st June and whether Native or Foreign):
1-N, 0-F
0-N, 0-F

Rushville Corporation:
1 high school, 3 teachers, 100 pupils
12 private libraries, 2452 volumes
Prairie Telegraph newspaper, News (neutral), weekly, 600

N.S. Pres, 500, $1800
C. Pres, 200, $700
Prot Meth. 200, $1000
Episcopalian, 200, $800
E. Meth, 500, $2000
Christian, 350, $500


SCOTT COUNTY
Short Crops: corn - ¼; Potatoes - 5/6; Wheat - 2/3; Hay - 1/3

Schools (#, character/rank/kind, # of teachers & pupils):
1 Academy, 2 teachers, 67 pupils
46 Common, 46 teachers, 1844 pupils

Libraries: (#, Kind, # of volumes):
1 circulating, 300 vol
3 private, 1050
22 S. School, 2200

Religion: # of churches, Denomination, No. each will accommodate, Value of Church Property
regular Baptist, 200, $400
Regular Baptist, 200, $400
Regular Baptist, 200, $400
Methodist E, 200, $350
Methodist E, 600, $1000
Methodist E, 400, $1000
Methodist E, 300, $500
Christian, 500, $800
Christian, 300, $400
Baptist (M), 300, $200
Baptist (M), 300, $300
Baptist (M), 600, $2500
Baptist (M), 400, $1000
Presbyterian N.S., 200, $400
Presbyterian, 300, $300
Methodist Prot, 100, none

Newspapers: Name, Character, How often published, Circulation:
Naples Observer, political D, weekly, 100

Pauperism (# supported within the year/Whole # on 1st June):
2-N, 2-F
2-N, 2-F

Crime (Convicted within the yr and whether Native or Foreign, In prison on 1st June and whether Native or Foreign):
2-N, 0-F
2-N, 1-F

SHELBY COUNTY
Short Crops: corn - [can't read]; Oats - [can't read]; Wheat - ½

Schools (#, character/rank/kind, # of teachers & pupils):
45 Common, 45 teachers, 869 pupils

Libraries: (#, Kind, # of volumes):
6 private, 1030 vol.

Religion: # of churches, Denomination, No. each will accommodate, Value of Church Property
5 Methodist, 1500, $2000
3 Christian, 1300, $1200
2 Regular Babtist, 600, $400

Newspapers: [NONE LISTED]

Pauperism (# supported within the year/Whole # on 1st June):
5-N, 0-F
5-N, 0-F

Crime (Convicted within the yr and whether Native or Foreign, In prison on 1st June and whether Native or Foreign):
0-N, 0-F
0-N, 0-F

STARK COUNTY
Short Crops: corn - one fourth; Irish Potatoes - one half; Spring Wheat - one half

Schools (#, character/rank/kind, # of teachers & pupils):
22 Common, 22 teachers, 483 pupils

Libraries: (#, Kind, # of volumes):
Public, 200 vol.

Religion: # of churches, Denomination, No. each will accommodate, Value of Church Property
Methodist Prot & Congregationalist, 300, $500

Newspapers: [NONE LISTED]

Pauperism (# supported within the year/Whole # on 1st June):
5-N, 0-F
5-N, 0-F

Crime (Convicted within the yr and whether Native or Foreign, In prison on 1st June and whether Native or Foreign):
0-N, 1-F
2-N, 1-F

STEPHENSON COUNTY [very hard to read]
Short Crops: Potatoes - ½

Schools (#, character/rank/kind, # of teachers & pupils):
50 Common, 50 teachers, 1800 pupils
2 U?? Schools, 3 teachers, 100 pupils

Libraries: (#, Kind, # of volumes):
1 circulating, 200 vol.
2 S. School, 150 vol

Religion: # of churches, Denomination, No. each will accommodate, Value of Church Property
Presbyterian N.S., 300, $6000
Evangelical Association, 200, $1500
2 Roman CAtholic, 100, $1000

Newspapers:
P[can't read] Journal, political W, weekly, 900
Prairie American, Polictical D, weekly, 900
McCarrolls Tribune, Political W, weekly, 300

Pauperism (# supported within the year/Whole # on 1st June):
2-N, 4-F
2-N, 1-F

Crime (Convicted within the yr and whether Native or Foreign, In prison on 1st June and whether Native or Foreign):
1-N, 3-F
0-N, 0-F

TAZEWELL COUNTY
Short Crops: corn - 1/3; Potatoes - 2/3; Oats - 1/3; Wheat - ¼ to ½

Schools (#, character/rank/kind, # of teachers & pupils):
36 taught by females, 36 teachers
45 taught by males, 45 teachers
Total # of pupils: 2941

Libraries: (#, Kind, # of volumes): [NONE LISTED]

Religion: # of churches, Denomination, No. each will accommodate, Value of Church Property
Meth Epis, 350, $2000
Presby (S.R.), 500, $4000
German Meth Epis, 150, $500
Methodist epis, 350, $1200
Presbyterian, 200, $500
Meth epis, 150, $500
Christian, 300, $500
Christian, 500, $1500
Friends, 200, $500
Meth. Epis, 300, $1200
Presbyterian (n.S., 250, $1000
Baptist, 250, $1000
Cumberland Pres, 200, $500
Meth. Episcopal, 350, $1000
Baptist, 350, $1200
Presbyterian, 400, $1200
episcopalian, 300, $1200

Newspapers: Name, Character, How often published, Circulation:
Tazewell Mirror, newspaper,
Lebery Com??, pholitical (W), weekly, 800

Pauperism (# supported within the year/Whole # on 1st June):
6-N, 2-F
6-N, 0-F

Crime (Convicted within the yr and whether Native or Foreign, In prison on 1st June and whether Native or Foreign):
1-N, 1-F
0-N, 0-F

Dwellings

Families

White males

White Females

Total Whites

Colored Males

Colored Females

Aggregate

Deaths

Farms

Prod Ests

 Dated

1991

1991

6391

5545

11936

13

23

 11972

103

1110

76

 Apr 23, 1851




UNION COUNTY
Short Crops: corn - 10 per cent; Wheat - 50 per cent

Schools (#, character/rank/kind, # of teachers & pupils):
43 Common public schools, 43 teachers, 1300 pupils

Libraries: (#, Kind, # of volumes):
5 Sund. school, 1034 vol.
1 Miscell., 42 vol

Religion: # of churches, Denomination, No. each will accommodate, Value of Church Property
6 Ev. Lutheran, 400, 660
2 Ger. Reformed, 90, $310
5 Utd Baptist, 400, $2200
10 M.E. Church, 534, $935
5 M.P. Church, 137, none
2 Christian Campbellites, 148, none
1 old Baptist, 37, none
2 Cumberland Presbyterians, 107, $100
2 Christian Order, 127, $100

Newspapers: Name, Character, How often published, Circulation:
Jonesboro Gazette, political, weekly, 636

Pauperism (# supported within the year/Whole # on 1st June):
4-N, 0-F
2-N, 0-F

Crime (Convicted within the yr and whether Native or Foreign, In prison on 1st June and whether Native or Foreign):
0-N, 0-F
0-N, 0-F

VERMILION COUNTY
Short Crops: corn - 1/3; Irish Potatoes 3/4- ; Oats - 1/3; Wheat - ½

Schools (#, character/rank/kind, # of teachers & pupils):
1 Seminary, 4 teachers, 280 pupils
1 Dist school, 1 teacher, 30 pupils
1 dist. school, 1 teacher, 40 pupils
"There are many other schools kept in the District, but as they are only attended through the winter season, could not learn anything definite about them."

Libraries: (#, Kind, # of volumes):
1 Hist. & Theo, 400 vol
", 250
Misc & Med., 200
", 100
", 600

Religion: # of churches, Denomination, No. each will accommodate, Value of Church Property
10 Meth Episcopal, 300, $5000
3 Cumbd Presbytn, 300, $1000
3 Campbellites, 300, $1500
3 Quakers, 300, $1200
2 Baptist (Missouri), 300, $800
2 Baptist (Predestineny), 200, $400
1 Independent, 600, $3000
1 Presbyterian N.S., 400, $1000

Newspapers: Name, Character, How often published, Circulation:
Ills. Citizen, Whig, weekly, 700

Pauperism (# supported within the year/Whole # on 1st June):
4-N, 0-F
4-N, 0-F

Crime (Convicted within the yr and whether Native or Foreign, In prison on 1st June and whether Native or Foreign):
2-N, 0-F
1-N, 0-F

Dwellings

Families

White males

White Females

Total Whites

Colored Males

Colored Females

Aggregate

Deaths

Farms

Prod Ests

 

795

795

2361

2179

4540

   

4540

32

463

16

 Apr 11, 1851



WABASH COUNTY
Short Crops: Oats - half crop; Wheat - failure; Hay - failure

Schools (#, character/rank/kind, # of teachers & pupils):
30 Common, 30 teachers, 750 pupils

Libraries: (#, Kind, # of volumes):
private, 300 vol.
private, 300
private, 300
private Law, 1000
literary association, 400 - public
private medical, 1000
private, 300
private, 225
Lit. society, 200 - public

Religion: # of churches, Denomination, No. each will accommodate, Value of Church Property
3 O.S. Presbyterian, 1250, $3500
2 Lutheran, 500, $3000
2 Methodist E., 100, $1000
1 Evangelical Church, 250, $700
Christian, 500, $500
2 Roman Catholic, 250, $1000

Newspapers: Name, Character, How often published, Circulation:
Register, political W., weekly, 700

Pauperism (# supported within the year/Whole # on 1st June):
3-N, 1-F
3-N, 1-F

Crime (Convicted within the yr and whether Native or Foreign, In prison on 1st June and whether Native or Foreign):
3-N, 0-F
1-N, 0-F

WARREN COUNTY
Short Crops: Potatoes - 50 pr ct; Wheat - 25 pr ct

Schools (#, character/rank/kind, # of teachers & pupils):
106 Common, 106 teachers, 409 pupils

Libraries: (#, Kind, # of volumes):
1 Pub. Miscellaneous, 500 vol

Religion: # of churches, Denomination, No. each will accommodate, Value of Church Property
3 M.E., 350, total $1700
10 other places of worship, none
4 Christian Disciple, 350, $2000
1 Reformed Sociate Pres, 500, $1800
2 Missionary Baptist, 250, $800
2 other places of worship - none
2 Associate Presbt., 400, $3000
1 old school Presbt, 400, $400

Newspapers:
Monmouth Atlas, independent, weekly, 700
Mintues Salem Babtist Association, yearly, 500
Rock Island Baptist Association, yearly, 600

Pauperism (# supported within the year/Whole # on 1st June):
5-N, 0-F
8-N, 0-F

Crime (Convicted within the yr and whether Native or Foreign, In prison on 1st June and whether Native or Foreign):
0-N, 0-F
1-N, 0-F

WASHINGTON COUNTY
Short Crops: corn - 1/3; Wheat - 7/8

Schools (#, character/rank/kind, # of teachers & pupils):
30 Common, 30 teachers, 1000 pupils

Libraries: (#, Kind, # of volumes): [NONE LISTED]

Religion: # of churches, Denomination, No. each will accommodate, Value of Church Property
Presbyterian Reform, 300, $1400
6 Methodist Epis, 310, $4000
3 German Lutheran, 400, $6660
1 Mis. Baptist, 300, $500

Newspapers: Name, Character, How often published, Circulation:

Pauperism (# supported within the year/Whole # on 1st June):
1-N, 0-F
1-N, 0-F

Crime (Convicted within the yr and whether Native or Foreign, In prison on 1st June and whether Native or Foreign):
0-N, 1-F
0-N, 0-F

WAYNE COUNTY
Short Crops: corn - ½; Potatoes - ¼; Oats - ½; Wheat - 1/3; Rye - ½

Schools (#, character/rank/kind, # of teachers & pupils):
no. not known

Libraries: (#, Kind, # of volumes): "None in the county"

Religion: # of churches, Denomination, No. each will accommodate, Value of Church Property (all $ values smeared ink)
11 Methodist, 200, $200
4 Cum Presbyterians, 200, $200
4 Baptis, 200, $100
2 Christian Body, 200, $??

Newspapers: [NONE LISTED]

Pauperism (# supported within the year/Whole # on 1st June):
4-N, 0-F
2-N, 0-F

Crime (Convicted within the yr and whether Native or Foreign, In prison on 1st June and whether Native or Foreign):
0-N, 0-F
0-N, 0-F

WHITE COUNTY
Short Crops: corn -¼ ; Oats - ½; Wheat - 4/5; Hay - ½

Schools (#, character/rank/kind, # of teachers & pupils):
40 Common English, 40 teachers, 1000 pupils

Libraries: (#, Kind, # of volumes):
private, 135
private, 150
private, 670
private, 200
private, 100
private, 90
private, 80
private, 300
private, 50
private, 427
Sun school, 350
circulating, 200

Religion: # of churches, Denomination, No. each will accommodate, Value of Church Property
2 regular baptist, 250 each, $200 each
2 regular baptist, 152 ea, $180 ea
1 regular Baptist 500, $800
1 regular Baptist, 400, $600
reform Baptist, 350, $550
2 reform Baptist, 150 ea, $80 each
1 Methodist Epis, 300, $250
2 Methodist epis, 150 ea, $100 ea
3 C. Presbyterians, 200 ea, $100 ea
1 associate Reform, 200, $100
1 Methodist Epis, 75, --
1 O.S. Presbyterian, 200, $100
O.S. Presbyterian, 600, --

Newspapers: [NONE LISTED]

Pauperism (# supported within the year/Whole # on 1st June):
3-N, 0-F
2-N, 0-F

Crime (Convicted within the yr and whether Native or Foreign, In prison on 1st June and whether Native or Foreign):
2-N, 0-F
0-N, 0-F

WHITESIDE COUNTY
Short Crops: corn - ¼; Wheat - ¼

Schools (#, character/rank/kind, # of teachers & pupils):
36 Common, 36 teachers, 1364 pupils

Libraries: [NONE LISTED]

Religion: # of churches, Denomination, No. each will accommodate, Value of Church Property
O.S. Presbyterian, 450, $1200
Meth, 300, $500
Cong., 300, $2000
W.S. Presbyterian, 250, $500

Newspapers: [NONE LISTED]

Pauperism (# supported within the year/Whole # on 1st June):
4-N, 1-F
0-N, 0-F

Crime (Convicted within the yr and whether Native or Foreign, In prison on 1st June and whether Native or Foreign):
0-N, 0-F
0-N, 0-F

WILL COUNTY
Short Crops: Potatoes - 1/3; Wheat - ½

Schools (#, character/rank/kind, # of teachers & pupils):
1 Academy, 2 teachers, 75 pupils
3 Select Schools, 4 teachers, 90 pupils
1 Lady's Seminary, 2 teachers, 35 pupils
87 Com, 89 teachers, 3742 pupils

Libraries: (#, Kind, # of volumes):
2 public, 700 vol.
7 school, 1500 vol

Religion: # of churches, Denomination, No. each will accommodate, Value of Church Property
Roman Catholic, 600, $5000
Roman Catholic, 1000, 4000
Roman Catholic, 300, 1000
Presbyterian O.S., 300, $1200
Presbyterian N.S., 400, $2000
Congregational, 500, $2500
Congregational, 500, 3000
Congregational, 600, $1000
Baptist, 300, $1000
Baptist, 300, $600
Methodist, 400, $2000
Methodist 300, $1000
Methodist, 300, $1000
Episcopal, 300, $1000

Newspapers: Name, Character, How often published, Circulation:
Lockport Telegraph, neutral, weekly
Joliet Signal, Political D., weekly, 480
True Democrat, Political W., weekly, 480

Pauperism (# supported within the year/Whole # on 1st June):
"The records of Pauperism have been kept in such a sham[??] in this county that it has been impossible to procure other information than the total cost of their support. Nearly all this sum has been expended in temporary relief to persons who are not paupers in the common acceptation of the term.......Cost of support: $1,548"

Crime (Convicted within the yr and whether Native or Foreign, In prison on 1st June and whether Native or Foreign):
1-N, 0-F
6-N, 4-F

WILLIAMSON COUNTY
Short Crops: Irish Potatoes - ½; Oats - ½; Wheat - 3/4

Schools (#, character/rank/kind, # of teachers & pupils):
18 Common, 18 teachers, 360 pupils
Academy, 2 teachers, 60 pupils

Libraries: (#, Kind, # of volumes):
4 Sabbath school, 1200 vol.
2 Law &c 200 vol
2 Medical, 150 vol
1 Historical, 100 vol

Religion: # of churches, Denomination, No. each will accommodate, Value of Church Property
8 Methodist E, 300, $3000
2 Presbyterians, 300
11 Baptist, 200

Newspapers: [NONE LISTED]

Pauperism (# supported within the year/Whole # on 1st June):
4-N, 0-F
3-N, 0-F

Crime (Convicted within the yr and whether Native or Foreign, In prison on 1st June and whether Native or Foreign):
0-N, 0-F
0-N, 0-F

WINNEBAGO COUNTY
Short Crops:
Sewards: Wheat - ½
Lysander: Wheat - ½; Corn - ¼; Oats - 1/3; Potatoes - ½
Howard: Wheat - ½; Oats - ¼; Corn - ½; Potatoes - 3/4
Laona: Wheat - ½; Oats - 1/3; Corn - 2/3; Potatoes - 2/3
Shirland: Wheat - 1/3; Corn - 1/3; Potatoes - ¼
Harrison: Potatoes - 2/3
Burrit: Wheat - ½; corn - 2/3; potatoes - 3/4
Elida: Wheat - 1/3; Potatoes - ½; Corn - 2/3
New Milford: Wheat - 1/3; Corn - ½; potatoes - 2/3
Butler: Wheat - 1/3; Corn - ½; Potatoes - 2/3
Owen: Wheat - 1/3; Corn - 1/3; Potatoes - 2/3
Rockford: Wheat - 1/3; Corn - 1/3; Potatoes - 2/3
Guilford: Wheat - ½; Corn - ½; Potatoes - 3/4
Harlem: Wheat - ½; Corn - ½; Potatoes - 2/3
Roscoe: Wheat - ½; Corn - 1/3; Potatoes - 2/3
Rockton: Wheat - 1/3; Corn - 1/3; Potatoes - 2/3

Schools (#, character/rank/kind, # of teachers & pupils):
Sewards:
1 Com, 1 teacher, 40 pupils &
1 Com, 1 teacher, 10 pupils

Lysander:
Common Sc, 1 teacher, 51 pupils
Common Sch, 1 teacher, 38 pupils
Common Sch, 1 eacher, 25 pupils

Howard:
Common Sc, 1 teacher, 43 pupils
Common Sc, 1 teacher, 36 pupils
Common Sc, 1 teacher, 48 pupils
Common Sc, 1 teacher, 24 pupils
Common Sc, 1 teacher, 25 pupils
Common Sc, 1 teacher, 27 pupils
Common Sc, 1 teacher, 18 pupils
Common Sc, 1 teacher, 30 pupils
Common Sc, 1 teacher, 10 pupils

Laona:
common, 1 teacher, 87 pupils
common, 1 teacher, 54 pupils
common, 1 teacher, 57 pupils

Shirland: 2 common, 2 teachers, 90 pupils

Harrison:
common sc, 1 teacher, 50 pupils
common sc, 1 teacher, 16 pupils
common sch, 1 teacher, 21 pupils
common sch, 1 teacher, 20 pupils

Burrit:
common, 1 teacher, 36 pupils
common, 1 teacher, 6 pupils
common, 1 teacher, 51 pupils
common, 1 teacher, 25 pupils

Elida: 3 common, 3 teachers, 170 pupils

New Milford: 8 common, 8 teachers, 175 pupils

Butler: 5 common, 5 teachers, 239 pupils

Owen: 3 common, 3 teachers, 96 pupils

Rockford: 5 common, 5 teachers, 300 pupils

Gilford: 4 common, 4 teachers

Harlem: 3 common, 3 teachers, 188 pupils

Roscoe: 5 common sch

Rockton:
Com School, 2 teachers, 143 pupils
", 1 teacher, 42 pupils
", 1 teacher, 20 pupils
", 1 teacher, 25 pupils
", 1 teacher, 43 pupils
Part School, 1 teacher, 6 pupil

Libraries: (#, Kind, # of volumes):
Sewards: 1 Sab. Sch, 100 vol
Shirland: 1 Sabbath Sc, 100 vol
Rockford:
Sab Sch, 100 vol
", 200 vol
", 150 vol
", 200 vol
Sons of Temp, 150 vol [public]
Young Ladies, 200 vol [public]

Roscoe: 1 Sabbath Sch, 150 vol

Rockton:
Sab. School, 150 vol
Sch Dist., 300 vol

Religion: # of churches, Denomination, No. each will accommodate, Value of Church Property
Rockford:
Methodist, 500, $3500
Congregational, 500, $3500
Congregational, 300, $1500
Baptist, 500, $4000
Unitarian, 200, $500

Harlem: Presbyterian, 300, $1500

Roscoe:
M. Ep, 600, $4000
Congregational, 300, $1000

Rockton: Congregational, 500, $5000

Newspapers: Name, Character, How often published, Circulation:
Rockford: Rockford Forum, Whig, weekly, 600


WOODFORD COUNTY
Short Crops: corn - 1/3; Potatoes - ½; Wheat - ½

Schools (#, character/rank/kind, # of teachers & pupils):
M.G. Academy, 2 teachers, 50 pupils
25 Common schools, 28 teachers, 750pupils

Libraries: (#, Kind, # of volumes): "NONE"

Religion: # of churches, Denomination, No. each will accommodate, Value of Church Property
Episcopal, 300, $2000
Christian, 700, $1000
Baptist, 300, $1000
Congregational, 350, $1000
R. Catholic, 200, $500

Newspapers: [NONE LISTED]

Pauperism (# supported within the year/Whole # on 1st June):
1-N, 0-F
1-N, 0-F

Crime (Convicted within the yr and whether Native or Foreign, In prison on 1st June and whether Native or Foreign):
0-N, 0-F
0-N, 0-F

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