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Social Statistics,
1860 Federal Census,
Rabun Co., GA



From the book Confederate Petitions, 1860. This book is held in the Probate Judge's office at the courthouse in Clayton, GA and contains the entire, original, hand-written census for 1860.


Page 4, Confederate Petitions, 1860
Social Statistics - Rabun County Georgia for the year ending June 1,
1860. James Bleckley, enumerator.


VALUATION OF ESTATE, REAL AND PERSONAL
Real Estate            $275,046
Personal Estate        $426,784
Total                  $701,830
How valued?            owner and Asst. Marshall
True valuation         $701,830


ANNUAL TAXES         HOW PAID
State         $480   cash
County        $240
Poor           $20


COLLEGES, ACADAMIES, AND SCHOOLS
No.  Type        No.           No.        Rec'd from       Rec'd from
                 Teachers      Pupils     Public Funds     other sources

1    Acadamy     1             50          $89.00           24
13   Common      13            351        $627.00          179


SEASONS AND CROPS
What crops are short?     Oats
To what extent?           7/8
Usual average crop        20 bushels per acre


LIBRARIES
No.      Kind         No. of
                      Volumes

6        S. School    169


RELIGION
No. of       Denomination   No. each               Value of
Churches                    will accomodate        Church property

8            Methodist      200                    1400
12           Baptist        200                    1700


WAGES
Average monthly wages to a farm-hand               10
Average to a day-laborer with board                50 cts.
Average to a day-laborer without board             75
Average day wages to a carpenter without board     150
Weekly wages to a female domestic with board       1:00
Price of board of laboring men per week            1:50

1860 Federal Census, Rabun Co., GA

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