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Agricultural and Federal Census Schedules, 1850-1880: Earl Twp., Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania

Agricultural and Federal Census Schedules, 1850-1880: Earl Twp., Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania

compiled by James E. Frey

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Detailed statistics on life between 1850 and 1880 cover how many "milch" cows, working oxen, bushels of wheat and Indian corn, pounds of tobacco, bales of ginned cotton, value of orchard products, pounds of butter and beeswax, gallons of wine, dozens of eggs, total farm acreage, dollar value of farm livestock, wages. Names, ages, and occupations are listed for residents. Sampling of surnames: Augspurger, Bair, Bard, Bear, Bowers, Brubaker, Buckwalter, Burkhardt, Burkholder, Carpenter, DeHaven, Diffenderfer, Diller, Dillman, Eberly, Ellmaker, Eshbenshade, Eshelman, Fassnacht, Flickinger, Fox, Gehman Good, Grabill, Groff, Hahn, Holl, Hoober, Hoover, Martin, Mentzer, Miller, Moyer, Musselman, Musser, Myers, Nolt, Overholser, Ranck, Reed, Reidenbach, Rife, Seldomridge, Sellers, Sensenig, Sheaffer, Shirk, Snyder, Sprecher, Stauffer, Steffy, Stoltzfus, Sweigart, Wanner, Weaver, Wenger, Witmer, Zimmerman, and Zook/Zuck. (201pp. index. maps. Masthof Press, 2000.)