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1856 Census of Iowa Statistics

ASHTON, BEAL, BELLMORE, CAMPBELL, CONELLY, COOK, COUGHLAN, DETER, GREENSIDES, HARPER, HELLER, KLINE, MCDOWELL, MIRES, MYLIN, NEELY, OSMUN, OSWALT, PEARCEREESE, SAGER, SEELY, SHOOK, SIGNS, SMITH, THOMPSON, TRIPP, VILES, WARD, WASHBURN

Posted By: JCGS Volunteer
Date: 2/4/2019 at 12:34:51

Some Statistics found in the 1856 Census of Iowa
Clear Creek township had 111 farmers
20 laborers
1 miller Abner Seely
12 carpenters: James H. Thompson, Christian Mylin, William M. Smith, James F. Ward, George W. Neely, Joseph Ashton, Jeremiah Oswalt, Simon Sager, Aaron W. Deter, John Cook, Ira Campbell and Lorenzo Osmun
4 tailors: Charlotte E. Viles, John H. Greensides, Electa J. Mires and Henrietta S. Heller
4 blacksmiths: John T. Harper, David Tripp, Reuben Tripp and Ira B. Pearce
1 sawyer: William A. Thompson
1 teacher: Sarah J. Coughlan
2 teamsters: James Bellmore, William Bellmore
1 physician: Benjamin Tripp
1 dressmaker: Mary E. Washburn
6 no occupation: William Reese, John P. McDowell, William Beal, John Signs, Levi Conelly, Sr., Peter Kline
3 joiners: Burton Greensides, Jonathan R. Shook, and Samuel Mires
There were 133 families which included 387 males, 362 females for a total of 749 residents in Clear Creek Township in 1856.


 

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