Saturday, August 6, 2016

1850-1880 Non-population Schedules

From 1850 to 1880 a record was kept for agricultural, manufacturing, social statistics and supplemental schedules.

States: AL, CA, CT, GA, IL, IA, KS, ME, MI, MN, NE, NY, NC, OH, PA, SC, TN, TX, VA, WA Terr.

Agricultural: lists farms, plantations, market gardens with the following:
[1] name of owner, agent, manager
[2] total acreage & value
[3] value of machinery, livestock
[4] amount of staples produced
[5] value of animals slaughtered

1880 - categorized by owner, tenant, sharecropper

Industry/manufacturing: manufacturing, fishing, mercantile, commercial, trading businesses listed with annual gross product over $500.
[1] corporation, company, industry, type of business
[2] capital investment
[3] quantity & value of resources used
[4] quantity of yearly production
[5] number hired

1870 - separated child and adult labor
1880 - companies were categorized

Social & supplemental
[1] cemetery facilities within city with maps, closures, etc.
[2] trade societies, lodges, clubs, etc.
[3] churches with history, membership by county

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