1860 Agricultural Census for

Whitfield County, GA

Trish Elliott-Kashima

Source: http://www.agcensus.usda.gov/Publications/Historical_Publications/1860/1860b-05.pdf

 

                                # of acres of land improved in farms:    45,042

                                # of acres of land unimproved in farms:     110,165

                                Cash value of farms:    $1,546,585

                                Value of farming implements and machinery:   $49,977

                                Livestock:

                                    Horses:   1,309

                                    Asses and Mules:  479

                                    Milch cows:  1,573

                                    Working Oxen:   711

                                    Other cattle    2,503

                                    Sheep:    4,072

                                    Swine:     14,160

                                    Value of Livestock:    $265,500

                                Produced:

                                    Bushels of Wheat:    46,452

                                    Bushels of Rye:    697

                                    Bushels of Indian Corn:    328,040

                                    Bushels of Oats:    19,814

                                    Pounds of Rice:    3,316

                                    Pounds of Tobacco:    3,826

                                    Bales of ginned cotton, 400 lbs each:    102

                                    Pounds of wool:    7,267

                                    Bushels of peas and beans:    2,036

                                    Bushels of Irish potatoes:    4,213

                                    Bushels of sweet potatoes:    34,228

                                    Bushels of barley:    0

                                    Bushels of buckwheat:    29

                                    Value of orchard products:    $80

                                    Gallons of Wine:    37

                                    Value of Market/Garden products:    $200

                                    Pounds of butter:    62,775

                                    Pounds of cheese:    270

                                    Tons of Hay:    423

                                    Bushels of clover seed:    0   

                                    Bushels of grass seed:    387

                                    Bushels of hops:    0

                                    Tons of Dew rotted hemp:    0

                                    Tons of water rotted hemp:   0

                                    Other prepared hemp:    0

                                    Products of flax:     150

                                    Bushels of flax seed:      0

                                    Pounds of silk cocoons:    0

                                    Pounds of maple sugar:     0

                                    Cane sugar, hhds.  of 1000 pounds:    0

                                    Gallons of maple molasses:    0

                                    Gallons of cane molasses:    0

                                    Gallons of sorghum molasses:    9,194

                                    Pounds of beeswax:    139

                                    Pounds of honey:    3,745

                                    Value of homemade manufacturers:    $10,432

                                    Value of animals slaughtered:    $83,153

1860 Agricultural Census - partial - just lacking Dalton Dist.

NINTH DISTRICT-WHITFIELD CO                                      
name acres improved acres unimproved value farm value furnishings horses asses and mules milch cows working cows other cattle sheep swine value livestock wheat,etc rye etc indian corn oats rice tobacco ginned cotton wool
Howard Cash 30 130 600 40 3   3   3 2 20 260 16   500          
E J Tarver 300 500 10,000 580 9 4 60 2 15 9 40 1000 200   3000         85
J W Suttle 80 200 2,800 120 2   2 2 5   6 300 100   400          
L P Wood       10     1   1   5 30                
Enos Williams       30     1   3   5 30 10   100          
James? Jewell 50 110 500 75 3   2 2 6 17 14 300 40 4 400 12   30   30
Charles Cotham 80 80 4000 50 2 1 2   4   20 400 25   300          
James Hardcastle 20 26 750 75 1   2   3 3 14 100     300         10
G W Smith 30 70 600 12 2   4   4 11 11 200 32   300         10
Thomas M Lane 30 130 2000 30     1   1   13 50     100          
A McHan 50 190 500 75 2 2 2   4 16 34 400   5 600         16
E W Bond 135 200 7000 300 3 2 3   8 14 23 680 60   500 600   200   14
C W Lane 50 600 5000 200 3 1 5 4 30 13 40 565     500 100       14
J C King 40 320 2500 250 4   3 2 1 14 18 290     500         14
D Williams 70 120 1250 50 3   2 2 2 20 11 250 20   200 15       20
M Floyd       75 1   2   2                      
James F Miller 40 87 1200 150 5   3   4 4 14 400 60   300 50        
B C Wetzell 20 60 500 210 2   2   2 6 12 210 50   300         7
R W Fraker 80 40 1200 100 4   1 1 3 7 14 400 110   300 30       7
A Fraker 85 235 7000 150 8   2 2 16 12 8 1000 100   500 75       15
A Watt 105 590 4000 140 4   5 2 8 7 20 450 100   800         10
N Jones 75 135 1500 100 5   4   5   25 450 42   600 40   200    
Thomas K Bates or Batey 33 68 800 50 1 1 1     21 15 240 200   500         30
D W Mitchell       120 2 1 1   2   14 350 43   600     200    
Wm East 70 90 1500 40 2   2 2 10 33 30 350 30   900         60
James Lane 90 230 3000 50 2   3 2 5 21 40 350 60   900     152   25
G Pulliam 40   1200 100 2   5 2 4   20 160     500 20        
Thomas B Cotham 75 165 2000 25 2   1   4   12 300 30   20 20        
Bazel Julian 50 30 500 100 2   2 2 1   12 150 20   200 30        
William Stevenson 35 125 800 50 1   1 2 2 15 5 150 20             20
A P Roberts 35 130 3200 50 5 2 3   2 10 8 650     550 20        
Edward McAber 50 50 700 50 2   2 2 3 8 18 230 83   500         15
W B Stone 60 55 2000 100 2 2 3 4 8 6 15 600 60   600     140 1 5
Daniel Mack 60 55 1200 100   2 0   2   15 350 15   600 20        
Jno Broderick 50 70 1000 100 2 1 3 2 6 30 15 400 104 5 300 150       50
George W Simmons 180 500 9000 200 8 5 10 4 10   50 1000 150   2000 50        
Jno W Whitener 16 24 500 60   1 2 2 3   6 175                
David Whitener 50 190 4000 100 3   3 1 5 12 9 300 30   200          
Samuel Miller 40 40 1500 50 1 1 2   3 10 9 300     200          
E Pulliam 20 50 1000 10 1   2   2   4 125 55   700          
Benjamin Wiggins 25 30 700 25 1 0 3 2 3   8 175 13 180            
Lazarus Wood 40 40 800 75 2 0 1 5 5 4 10 200 40   30 50   300   5
James Kitchen 80 80 700 50 1 0 2 0 7 12 18 160 95   200 12   50   15
A A Chastain 100 150 3000 100   2 2 5 5   12 430 100 10 1000 40        
W W Glover 20     50 1 0 1 0 2 200 11 200 40   30         60
A Glover 20     25 1   3     16 7 425 36   200     100   45
W Glover, Agent 40     150 5 1 2   4 50 20 750 127   1000         71
M J Carswell 280 450 8000 200 6 4 3 2 8 15 65 1500 200   1400       2 40
M J Chastain 16 64 500 100 1 1 2 2 2 15 5 234 75   200         25
Raney Chastain           2 1 2 1 5 40 330 160   1000 50        
J W Thompson 60 320 6000   2 1 2 4 3 4 13   30   200 25       10
H L Richardson 40 21 1000   1   3 1 8 8 20 250 18   300     25   7
Jno R Richardson 45 16 4000 35 1   2 1 4 10 33 280 6   250 50   100   12
George W Bond 70 250 1800 30 2   2   4 30 11 250 20             12
J J Davis 55 105 600   2   3 2 10   21 430 69   300 50       30
James O'Rear 23 51 400 50 3   3   5   2 250 28   4000 25        
J F Stanford 80 80 800 20 2   2   4   8 250 130   1500          
Margaret Hagler 25 65 600   2       2 13 15 175     100          
William James 25 61 500   1   2   6 6 50 150 21   250 50       15
Jno W May 80 80 1000   8   1 2 4   17 1000     300          
H F Strickland 40 120 700       3 2 4 20 50 150 48   175 50        
J B Dantzler 100 252 3000 200 6   4 2 12   20 800 120 4 600 25   300   25
B W Robertson 70 330 6000 25 5   2   4 15 15 600     1000          
Thomas A Tye 40 40 1500 25 2 2 3   5   5 600 40   500         25
                                         
                                         
ELEVENTH DIST                                        
name acres improved acres unimproved value farm value furnishings horses asses and mules milch cows working cows other cattle sheep swine value livestock wheat,etc rye etc indian corn oats rice tobacco ginned cotton wool
D Taliaferro 120 185 2500 125 12 4 5 3 6   20 150 190   800 250        
Jno Taliaferro 240 420 6000 125 9 4 2 3 3   30 1500 300   2500 100        
Hugh uck or Burk 65 185 2500 50 5 1 2   1 10 20 500 60   600         20
Margaret Buck or Burk 50 110 800 10 2   3   1 12 15 350 40   200         20
A Rogers 35 65 1000 10 1   2   2 12 1 130 32   200         20
H Cox 90 90 600 100 2 1 6 2 2   5 470 175   700          
L McAllister 20 100 500 10 1   1       14 150     200          
Jordan Morgan 22 58 600 12 1   3   2   14 200     300          
J Galan 55 13 1500 10 3   2   2   30 290 58   600          
Richard H Sapp 312 1738 15000 230 4 4 6 5 23 24 150 1587 200   3000 200       50
W L Kincamon 70 250 2000 12 1   1   1   6 125 32   200          
M P McDowell? 200 600 6000 100 3 2 6   4   40 220 85   700 300        
C Rauschamberg 710 310 4200 125 4 1 11 6 11 12 40 1170 85   1100          
T H Pitner 200 200 6000 250 7 4 7 4 10 22 58 1800 220   1600 250       44
Cain Broyles 130 330 5000 150 4   5 2 5   41 705 75   600 75        
B Croswell 30 130 1000 60 2   3   2 3 10 300     100         4
Saml Minnis? 60 60 1500 60 1   2   4 7 14 194 22   500         20
S Whittemore 60 60 1000 90 2   3 2 5 6 20 469 40   500         12
S Corley 45 30 800 100 2 1 4 2 4   28 685 100   500          
D W Oitts 60 100 3000 170 3 1 6 2 12   33 900 10   1600          
D Naylor 70 90 3000 10 1   3   2   22 200 38   30          
A Varnell 65 95 1600 50 3   2   4   18 300 63 4 500 30        
James Wilson 40 120 800 50   1 1       14 170 73   200          
Jno Chitwood 22 23 400 5 1   2   1   10 150 36   100          
David Dyers 25 60 1000 50 1 1 2 2 7 6 18 300 16   300         10
E S Rains 90 170 1500 60 2   4   4 10 9 495 5   500         18
S Blankinship 45 177 1800 100 2   2   2   8 200     1100         5
J Smith 60 60 1500 100 3   3 2 1   20 390 40   700          
                                         
                                         
ELEVENTH, TILTON DIST                                        
name acres improved acres unimproved value farm value furnishings horses asses and mules milch cows working cows other cattle sheep swine value livestock wheat,etc rye etc indian corn oats rice tobacco ginned cotton wool
A L Southerland 350 990 15000 800 7 2 6 2 12 62 80 1500 260   3000       1 40
E Lacy 90 70 1500 75 2 1 3 2 1 10 23 300 175   300         25
C Bromale, Agent 17 142 1000 10 0 1 1 0 1   14 200 40   150          
Joseph J Martin 65 155 1500 100 1 1 2 0     6 300 125   1000         35
S H Maston 40 120 300 75 2   2 2 2 5 40 300     200          
S W Adams 35 65 1000 100 1 1 4 0 3 19 26 300 40   300          
S W Bachman 100 160 5000 90 3 2 2 0 1   20 500 43   1000          
E Sebastian 30 100 500 75 2   2   2   12 250 150   500          
A Sloan 210 600 8000 100 2 2 3 2 8   20 100 100   1500 40        
James F Edward 25 55 500 75   1 1   1 11 15 200     200          
Alfred Edward 100 220 6000 100 3 2 3   3 3 50 600     600          
J N T Curd 30 50 800 60 2   1   2   12 200 30   100          
James McCracken 25 35 500 50 1   2       12 150     300          
Aris Cox 25 25 600 25 1 0 2   3 16 9 300 6   225         20
J R Shepard 40 80 1200 100 2 4 2 2 2 4 16 300 40   150          
James Robertson 40 107 2000 100 2 2 2   3     300   250            
                                         
                                         
VARNELLS STATION (11TH DIST)                                      
name acres improved acres unimproved value farm value furnishings horses asses and mules milch cows working cows other cattle sheep swine value livestock wheat,etc rye etc indian corn oats rice tobacco ginned cotton wool
R R Cox 70 242 2400 60 1 1 1 4 2 4 35 339 25   200          
R Lindsey 70 90 1000 80 1 1 3 3 2   12 230 28   200          
Nathaniel Dickenson 110 112 3700 150 4   3 2 2   7 890 70   800          
C Stansell 110 50 2500 275 4 1 1   2   13 690 50   650 35        
D Nayler Sr 150 120 4000 100 2 1 6 4 6 4 30 526 200   1000 40       8
P L Wade 1000 2600 25200 1000 50 5 30 6 8 127 350 7000 2800   7000 3100       200
W D Whitten 115 125 6000 100 4 2 5   6 23 40 850 130   900 200       25
B M Williamson 85 75 2000 75 4 4 3 2 3 10 28 1100 163   6000 1        
A Fagler 100 60 2000 75 6   4 2 4 4 23 850 166   6000 1        
Jacob Bean 80 80 1600 125 2   3   11 22 30 412     6000 150       75
L Spann 60 160 2000 65 1 1 3 2 6 8 28 496 22   400 10       15
B F Pratter 240 400 7000 175 13 6 9 6 16 32 100 2500 400   1600 100       75
W Norton 400 800 14000 500 7 3 5 4 4 29 120 2050 500   2000 700       50
G W Stansell Esq 1000 2680 40000 500 2 17 18   70 198 70 4200     5000 800       850
Jno A Hoskins 300 440 13000 300 7 1 8 4 10 11 200 2150 60   4800 50        
J H Huff 75 165 10000 100 3   3   5   25 800 90   350 40        
Jno B Martin 350 1504 7500 160 6 3 10 4 20 23 50 1500 1555   1500 100       40
D Roach 160 160 2000 100 4   6   6 9 60 779 180   900         30
J L Huffman 65 55 1000 80 3 1 4 2 2 22 15 333 100   500         40
C H Lynch 100 65 2000 125 3 1 2 2 5 32 83 680 140   600         65
Wm Lynch 10 150 100 10 1   1   2 6 20 200 40   140         12
J W Blair 100 300 1500 60 4 1 3 2 10 12 30 600 112   800 150       50
S Koneyster 100 380 1000 175 6   6   7 42 30 600 91   1000 100       85
James Fagaler 65 55 600 80 3 2 2 2 5 12 25 600 49   500         20
S M Street 320 10000 7000 150 3 4 3 2 4   60 100 350   2000          
A S Jones 600 1200 5000 600 9 10 20 4 92 56 250 4000 400   4000 320       100
W Clayton 24 136 500 50 2   1 2 4 3 9 200 25   300         4
J Stackberger 120 200 2000 200 5 2 6 6 12   48 1120 165   1000          
George Whittle 100 580 2500 200 5   4   5 20 30 1800 50   500 50       20
                                         
                                         
TENTH DISTRICT                                        
name acres improved acres unimproved value farm value furnishings horses asses and mules milch cows working cows other cattle sheep swine value livestock wheat,etc rye etc indian corn oats rice tobacco ginned cotton wool
John Cunningham 60 120 600 50 1 1 4   7   10