lookin for info on this Pool and Anthony families of Scott co.Ark
SCOTT COUNTY ARKANSAS
1880 AGRICULTURAL CENSUS
BRAWLEY TOWNSHIP
Transcribed by Delaine Edwards
Jessie Anthony owned 25 acres improved and 55 acres unimproved land valued at $200. He had $20 worth of farming implements and livestock worth $50. Estimated farm production for 1879 was $100. He owned 1 horse and 1 milch cow which had dropped a calf. 30 pounds of butter had been churned. He had 10 swine and 8 barnyard poultry which had provided 24 dozen eggs. 10 acres produced 230 bushels of Indian Corn and 5 acres produced 2 ½ bales of cotton. 6 trees produced 6 bushels of apples and 4 trees produced 8 bushels of peaches, all valued at $6. He cut 11 cords of wood worth $8.
John H. Queen owned 70 acres improved, 2 acres permanent meadows, pastures, orchards or vineyards, 125 acres unimproved woodland and 3 acres unimproved land including “old fields” not growing wood, all valued at $800. He had $75 worth of farming tools and $385 worth of livestock. He had spent $20 on his fences and paid $30 for 17 weeks of farm labor. Farm production was estimated at $950. He had 2 horses, 3 mules or asses, 5 milch cows and 6 other cattle. 5 calves had been dropped and he had sold 2 head of cattle, slaughtered 3 and 3 had died, strayed or were stolen and not recovered. 300 pounds of butter had been produced. His 21 sheep had dropped 7 lambs. Four sheep were sold, 1 was slaughtered and 5 died of disease. 27 fleeces weighed 50 pounds. He had 15 swine and 50 barnyard poultry which had provided 240 dozen eggs. 20 acres produced 650 bushels of Indian Corn, 5 acres produced 50 bushels of oats and 16 acres produced 10 bales of cotton. 25 trees produced 5 bushels of peaches worth $2. He cut 30 cords of wood worth $15.
James Sterling owned 30 acres improved and 90 acres unimproved land worth $500. He had $10 worth of farm tools and livestock worth $79. He had spent $25 on his fences and paid $14 in wages for farm labor. Estimated farm production was $635. He owned 1 horse, 2 milch cows which had calved and 1 other cattle. He had purchased 1 head of cattle and butter production was listed as 30 pounds. 4 sheep had dropped 5 lambs. He had slaughtered 4 sheep and 5 had been killed by dogs. 4 fleeces weighed 8 pounds. He had 10 barnyard and 3 other poultry which had laid 10 dozen eggs. 10 acres produced 280 bushels of Indian Corn, 4 acres produced 40 bushels of oats, 12 acres produced 9 bales of cotton and 1/16 acre produced 10 bushels of Irish potatoes. 10 trees produced 4 bushels of apples with no value listed. He cut 10 cords of wood worth $5.
John Oldham was sharecropping 16 acres improved and 24 acres unimproved land worth $200. He had $52 worth of farming implements and $50 worth of livestock. He had spent $50 on fences and estimated farm production for 1879 was $250. He owned 1 horse and 1 milch cow which had dropped a calf. He had sold 2 head of cattle and 25 pounds of butter was produced on his farm. His 6 poultry produced 15 dozen eggs. 10 acres produced 100 bushels of Indian Corn and 6 acres produced 4 bales of cotton. 5 trees produced 5 bushels of peaches worth $1. He cut 11 cords of wood valued at $5.
John Poole owned 24 acres improved and 96 acres unimproved woodland valued at $500. He had $40 worth of farm tools and $75 worth of livestock. He had spent $50 on his fences and paid $50 in wages for 13 weeks of farm labor. Estimated farm production for the previous year was $200. He had 1 horse, 2 milch cows and 4 other cattle. Two calves had been dropped and 1 head of cattle had died, strayed or was stolen and not recovered. Butter production was 56 pounds. 13 sheep had dropped 7 lambs. He had slaughtered 2 sheep and 5 had been killed by dogs. 5 fleeces weighed 16 pounds. He had 20 swine, 12 barnyard and 5 other poultry which had laid 35 dozen eggs. 14 acres produced 200 bushels of Indian Corn, 2 acres produced 20 bushels of oats, 8 acres produced 4 bales of cotton and 1/3 acre produced 15 bushels of sweet potatoes. ½ acre with 60 trees produced 30 bushels of apples and ½ acre with 20 trees produced 20 bushels of peaches, all valued at $25. He cut 70 cords of wood worth $25.
Oliver Poole owned 30 acres improved, 2 acres permanent meadows, pastures, orchards or vineyards and 8 acres unimproved land all valued at $400. He had $150 worth of farming implements and livestock valued at $300. He had spent $50 on his fences and paid $40 for 11 weeks of farm labor. Estimated farm production was $300. He had 1 horse, 1 mule or ass, 2 milch cows which had both calved and 4 other cattle. 50 pounds of butter had been churned. He owned 10 swine and 30 barnyard poultry which had laid 100 dozen eggs. 14 acres produced 300 bushels of Indian Corn, 3 acres produced 60 bushels of oats, 5 acres produced 3 bales of cotton, 1 bushel of cow peas and 1 bushel of dry beans had been harvested and ¼ acre had produced 25 bushels of Irish potatoes. ½ acre with 15 trees produced 25 bushels of apples and 3/10 acre with 50 trees produced 60 bushels of peaches, all valued at $36. His bees produced 44 pounds of honey and he had cut 20 cords of wood worth $10.
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