1850 Rutherford Co., NC Agriculture Schedule

as published in Volume 28 (2000) of the
Bulletin of The Genealogical Society of Old Tryon County

From the files of Stephen M. Lawson


Consecutive line numbers do not appear on original schedule,
which had lines of each page numbered from 1 to 41.
Schedule items with no entry are listed below.

Consecutive Line #     459     460     544     899     900
1 Name of Owner, Agent, or Joseph John John Josiah S. W. B.
Manager of the Farm Carpenter Carpenter Freeman Wallace Freeman
2 Improved Acres of Land 100 150 100 40 30
3 Unimproved Acres of Land 98 270 250 37 200
4 Cash Value of Farm 750 900 600 200 500
5 Value of Farming Implements and Machinery 200 12 60 8 25
6 Horses 3 2 2 1 1
7 Asses and Mules 3
8 Milch Cows 5 1 2 1
10 Other Cattle 8 4 2
11 Sheep 6 10
12 Swine 18 20 45 11 16
13 Value of Live Stock 225 300 165 75 100
14 Wheat, bushels of 25 6 20
16 Indian Corn, bushels of 600 300 300 150 150
17 Oats, bushels of 100 160 30 35 80
21 Wool, lbs. of 12 20
22 Peas & Beans, bushels of 10
23 Irish Potatoes, bushels of 20 5 10 5
24 Sweet Potatoes, bushels of 30 100 10
27 Value of Orchard Products in dollars 50 10 20 35 25
30 Butter, lbs. of 300 50 100 100 25
31 Cheese, lbs. of 50
32 Hay, tons of 4 4 5 3 3
44 Beeswax and Honey, lbs. of 100 11
45 Value of Home-made Manufacturers 20 40 30 20
46 Value of Animals Slaughtered 90 40 40 32 80

Schedule items with no entry:

09 Working Oxen
15 Rye, bushels of
18 Rice, lbs. of
19 Tobacco, lbs. of
20 Ginned Cotton, bales of 400 lbs. each
25 Barley, bushels of
26 Buckwheat, bushels of
28 Wine, gallons of
29 Value of Produce of Market Gardens
33 Clover Seed, bushels of
34 Other Grass Seeds, bushels of
35 Hops, lbs. of
36 Dew Rotted Hemp, tons of
37 Water Rotted Hemp, tons of
38 Flax, lbs. of
39 Flaxseed, bushels of
40 Silk Cocoons, lbs. of
41 Maple Sugar, lbs. of
42 Cane Sugar, hhds of 1,000 lbs.
43 Molasses, gallons of


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