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1840 Agricultural data of Marion County, GA

Source: McCulloch's Universal Gazeteer, 1844

In 1840 there were 4,445 meat cattle, 1846 sheep, 8895 swine and produced

3634 bushels of wheat, 110,742 bushels of Indian corn, 2624 of oats, 8107 of potatoes, 3,258,232

pounds of cotton.  Four grist mills, three saw mills. 

 

 

Agriculture in Marion County 1890-1899:

Source: Georgia Historical and Industrial, by Obediah B Stevens, GA Dept of Agriculture, 1901

 

73 sheep (wool clip of 195 pounds); 2,775 cattle; 149 working oxen; 889 milch cows (producing 149,962 gallons of milk and 42,319 pounds of butter.  There

were 455 horses, 832 mules, 6,118 hogs, 25,355 domestic fowl of all kinds producing 34,072 dozen eggs.  Honey gathered amounted to 7,8333 pounds. 

Two flour mills, 10 grist mills.

 

Land averaging the following crops per acre: 7-10 bushels; 8-25 bushels of oats; 5-18 bushel of wheat; 3-10 bushels of rye; 50 to 110 bushels of Irish Potatoes; 50-150 bushel sweet potatoes; 15 bushel of field peas; 25 bushels of ground peas; 300-600 pounds of upland seed cotton; 2,000 pounds of crab grass hay; 450 pounds of corn fodder; 50 gallons of sorghum syrup; 150 gallons of sugar cane syrup.  9,681 bales of upland cotton ginned from the county in 1899-1900.

 

 

American Hampshire Swine Records, Vol 15, 1919:

165964: Pride of Tazewell, Farrowed June 10, 1918.  Black with white belt, in a litter, 8 raise, 2 boar, 6 sows.  Bred by Averett and Hesters, Monk GA. 

Sold to C D Williams, Tazewell Georgia, August 1919.  Sire Jene 35127; Dam Ola 70372

 

165966: Belle of Tazewell, Farrowed June 10, 1918.  Black with white belt, in a litter , 8 raised, 2 boar and 6 sows.  Bred by Averett and Hesters,

Monk Georgia.  Sold to C D Williams, Tazewell Georgia, August 1919.  Sire Jene 35127; Dam Ola 70372.

 

165968: Alice; farrowed June 10, 1918. Black with good belt.  In a litter, 8 raised, 2 boar, 6 sows.  Bred by Averett and Hesters, Monk Georgia. 

Sold to C D Williams, Tazewell Georgia, August 1919.  Sire Jene 35127; Dam Ola 70372.

 

16506: Annie King; farrowed August 28, 1918.  Black with medium belt.  In a litter, 5 raised, 2 boars, 3 sows.  Bred by G W Cook,

Buena Vista Georgia.  Sold to T E Chapman, Buena Vista Georgia, March 1, 1919.  Sire King Direct 45271; dam Anna Maloy 1st  82204.

 

164508: Mary Maloy; farrowed August 28, 1918.   Black with medium belt.  In a litter, 5 raised, 2 boars, 3 sows.  Bred by G W Cook,

Buena Vista Georgia.  Sold to T E Chapman, Buena Vista Georgia, March 1, 1919.  Sire King Direct 45271; dam Anna Maloy 1st  82204.

 

73031 Cherokee Vista; farrowed January 10, 1919.  Good belt.  In litter 7 raised.  2 board, 5 sows.  Bred by J G Duncan, Prattville, AL. 

 Sold to T. L. Rogers, Buena Vista Georgia June 1, 1919.  Sire Prattville Cherokee 62191; Dam Duncanís Lass 152774.

 

75915 King George; farrowed August 28, 1918.   Black with medium belt.  In a litter, 5 raised, 2 boars, 3 sows.  Bred by G W Cook,

Buena Vista Georgia.  Sold to C D Williams, Tazewell, Georgia, March 1, 1919.  Sire King Direct 45271; dam Anna Maloy 1st  82204.

 

 

 

April 15, 1836, Columbus Enquirer showing vegetable and herbal seeds available.

 

Apples, Pears, Plums, Cherries, Apricot, Nectarines, Gooseberries, Grapes, English Strawberries, ornamental shrubberies, 150 varieties of Dahlias, fresh garden seeds, and 6,000 grafts of the rarest varieties of fruits.

January 1842, Columbus Enquirer

 

Green seed cotton

Columbus Enquirer, March 5, 1845

 

Guano fertilizer

Columbus Enquirer, Jan 31, 1874

Columbus Enquirer, Jan 21, 1851

Columbus Enquirer, Jan 21, 1851

 

Strawberry plants

Columbus Enquirer, December 1, 1865

 

 

 

 

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