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TOBACCO GROWERS IN WABASH COUNTY
Compiled by John Knarr, August 1, 2008

1880 Agricultural Census:

Chester Twp.     2 families

S. Ulery                                  ½ acre       200 lbs

 Isaac Swihart                        1 acre         350 lbs


Lagro Twp.        3 families

Alexander Burnworth         2 acres       1200 lbs


Liberty Twp.      5 families

Daniel Schuster                    6 acres       5000 lbs

 ? Grant                                   1 acre         1400 lbs

 John Stone                            ½ acre       400 lbs

 (indecipherables)                 5 acres       2600 lbs


Noble Twp.       4 families

Thomas Lipscomb              4 acres       3000 lbs

 John Ulsch                            1 acre         600 lbs


Waltz Twp.        3 families

Josiah Bauman                     7 acres       5000 lbs


Paw Paw & Pleasant Twps—0 reported

 


TOBACCO GROWERS

WABASH COUNTY

1860 Agricultural Census:

 

Lagro Twp.                   5 families                                                    3700 lbs

 Don Hilligoss 2000 lbs; Geo Sells 600 lbs;

 Wm Danil 500 lbs


Liberty Twp.       18 families                                                  2490 lbs

                             Ranged 25 lbs-550 lbs


Noble Twp.                   28 families                                                  6965 lbs

 Cornelius Halderman 5000 lbs; Jacob Briner 400 lbs


Pleasant Twp.     10 families                                                  15387 lbs

 Michael Kircher 9500 lbs; Latta 2000 lbs;

 Abraham Wise 1500 lbs; H.S. Groninger 1200 lbs


Waltz Twp.          18 families                                                  3710 lbs

 Abraham Long 2000 lbs;

 H.R. Deal 1000 lbs


 

Chester Twp.       9 families                                                    9040 lbs

 John/Geo Aughinbaugh 8290 lbs

 Wm Mowrer 300 lbs; B.W. Cowgill 200 lbs

 


TOTAL PRODUCTION = 41,292 lbs

TOTAL FAMILIES = 88



 

TOBACCO PRODUCTION IN WABASH COUNTY SUMMARY:

 

1860—88 FAMILIES PRODUCING 41,292 lbs

1880—17 FAMILIES PRODUCING 20,280 lbs/56 acres

1899—TOTAL PRODUCTION=2,275,500 lbs/1517 acres