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Samuel Decker - Agriculture Statistics for 1855 & 1865 New York State Census

 

1855 State Census - Niagara County - Town of Newfane, District #2

Acres - 7 1/2

Cash Value - $450

Acres in pasture the year previous - 7 1/2

Acres Planted

Corn - 4; 60 bushels harvested

Potatoes - 4; 30 bushels harvested

Neat Cattle

1 under 1 y/o

2 over 1 y/o

0 oxen

3 cows

2 - whole number of cows milked

2 - butter (# cows)

180 lbs butter

6 Horses

2 Swine (over 6 months)

8 Sheep

11 (# fleeces)

30 lbs wool

Value of Poultry Sold - $1.50

Value of Eggs Sold - $7.25

 

1865 State Census - Niagara County - Town of Newfane, District #2

Acres - 7 1/2

Cash Value - Farms - $1500

Cash Value - Stock - $200

Cash Value - Tools/Implements - $120

Acres plowed - 5 (1865) - 5 (1864)

Acres Meadow - 1 (1865) - 1 (1864)

Winter Rye - 0 (1865) - 2 (1864)

Potatoes - 0 (1865) - 1/2 (1864) - 25 bushels harvested

Beans - 0 (1865) - 4 (1864) - 84? bushels harvested

Apple Orchards - 17 trees

Milch cows - 1 (1865) - 1 (1864)

Butter cows - 1 (1865) - 1 (1864) - 100 lbs butter (1864)

Horses (2 yrs & older) - 1

Swine (season 1864 & older) - 1

Swine (Slaughtered in 1864) - 2

Value of Poultry Owned (1865) - $4.00

Value of Poultry Sold (1864) - $5.00

Value of Eggs Sold (1864) - $10.00

 

 


January 28, 2002