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History of Cass Co. 1877

TABLE.

SHOWING THE POPULATION, AMOUNT OF PRODUCE, NUMBER
OF CATTLE AND HOGS SOLD, AMOUNT THEY BROUGHT,
AND THE VALUE OF DOMESTIC AND GENERAL
MANUFACTURES, OF CASS COUNTY, FOR 1856.
 NAME OF TOWNSHIPS.
POPULATION.Cass.Pymosa.Turkey Grove.Edna.Total.
Number of dwelling houses,8231376156
Number of families,7329379148
Number of males,233959733448
Number of females,182808223367
Married,155587124308
Widowed,912 12
Native voters,111384214205
Naturalized voters, 55 10
Aliens, 45 9
Militia,1023732 171
Owners of land,8735449175
      
AGRICULTURAL STATISTICS---     
Acres of improved land,134310337191703265
Acres of unimproved land,904866276967348626128
Tons of hay,  172 172
Acres of spring wheat,15520285 442
Bushels harvested,17711105962 3838
Acres of winter wheat, 1627 43
Bushels harvested, 48300 348
Acres of Oats,4912547 222
Bushels harvested,10677051530 3302
Acres of Corn,741273367361417
Bushels harvested,20366785510121267040013
Acres of Potatoes,181010240
Bushels harvested,2710197412103156209
      
STATISTICS OF HOGS, CATTLE, &C.---     
Number of hogs sold,1943491 319
Value of hogs sold,$ 960174549 1684
Number of cattle sold,1815284 317
Value of cattle sold,$595816112735 10304
Pounds of butter made,54332550475876013501
Pounds of wool,89120404 613
Value of domestic manufactures,$210 140 350
Value of general manufactures,$50 4100 4150

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. 33.
Transcribed for Cass County by Cheryl Siebrass, August, 2014.

 
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