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History of Cass Co. 1877

THE COUNTY IN 1862.

NAME OF TOWNSHIP.No. of Dwelling Houses.No. of Males.No. Females.No. entitled to Vote.No. of Militia.No. between the ages of 5 and 21 years.
Cass,11832633912985206
Brighton,822187216
Edna,287987261966
Lura,287460322533
Pymosa,431301275346111
Union,71317649
Total,287819804317225643


CROP STATISTICS, 1862.

Average number of bushels of Spring Wheat per acre,86-10
" number of bushels of Winter Wheat per acre,93-5
" number of bushels of oats per acre,233-5
" number of bushels of Corn per acre,401-3
" number of bushels of Irish potatoes per acre,1161-3
" number of bushels of Rye per acre, 13
" number of bushels of Barley, 16
" number of pounds of Wool shorn in 1862, per sheep,41-5
" number of gallons of Molasses manufactured from Sorgum per acre,96 3/4

From the History of Cass County, Iowa Together With Brief Mention of Old Settlers
by Lafe Young, Atlantic, Iowa:  Telegraph Steam Printing House, 1877, pg. 102.
Transcribed for Cass County by Cheryl Siebrass, August, 2014.

 
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