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1855 Census for Town of Clinton, Rensselaer Co., NY
Agricultural Questions & Data for John Yakel


Transcribed by Joe Yakel


Webpage by Cliff Lamere    May 2001



Note:  The parts underlined below were handwritten on the original census.





II. Agriculture and Domestic Manufactures (No. 1)

Agricultural Statistics of the Town of Clinton Election District of the North of the Rensselaer and Columbia Turnpike in the County of Rensselaer taken by me on the 25th day of June 1855.

Philip L. Rysedorph Marshal     

Name: John Yakel

Acres Improved: 109

Acres Unimproved: 29

Cash Value of Farm: $7,000

Cash Value of Stock: $500

Cash Value of Tools and Implements: $100

Acres Plowed the Year Previous: 49

Acres in Pasture the Year Previous: 31

Meadow Acres: 51

Meadow Tons of Hay: 20

Spring Wheat Acres Sown:

Spring Wheat Bushels Harvested:

Oats Acres Sown: 20

Oats Bushels Harvested: 350

Rye Acres Sown: 12

Rye Bushels Harvested: 100

Buckwheat Acres Sown: 2

Buckwheat Acres Harvested: 8

Corn Acres Planted: 10

Corn Bushels Harvested: 200

Potatoes Acres Planted: 5

Potatoes Bushels Harvested: 400

Apple Orchards Bushels of Apples:

Apple Orchards Barrels of Cider:

Neat Cattle Under One Year Old:

Neat Cattle Over One Year, Exclusive of Working Oxen and Cows:

Neat Cattle Working Oxen: 2

Neat Cattle Cows: 3

Butter Number of Cows:

Butter Pounds of Butter:

Horses: 2

Swine Under 6 Months: 8

Swine Over 6 Months: 1

Poultry Value of Poultry Sold:

Poultry Value of Eggs Sold:

Special Manure Used Kinds:

Special Manure Used Quantity:

Special Manure Used Value:





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