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Agricultural Census, Washington County, Illinois, 1880
George Henderson - 17 June 1880

Transcribed by Mike Jones

80   Acres
4   Acres permanent meadows, permanent pastures, orchards, etc.
$2,500   Farm value
$200   Farming implements, machinery
$800   Live stock
$25   Amount paid for wages in 1879
$450   Estimated value of all farm production
8   Horses
5   Milch cows
2   Other
4   Calves dropped
5   Cattle sold living
52   Pounds of butter made on the farm in 1879
16   Sheep
8   Lambs dropped
1   Sheep or lambs killed by dogs
11   Fleeces
30   Pounds
11   Swine
72   Barnyard poultry
17   Other poultry
500   Dozen eggs produced in 1879
40   Acres Indian corn
500   Bushels
20   Acres oats
400   Bushels
40   Acres wheat
590   Bushels
1/2   Lb. of sugar in 1879
24   Gallons of molasses
2   Acres apples
50   Bearing trees
200   Bushels
$40   Total value of orchard products

 


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