Industry Schedule from the 
Census of 1870 ~

Cairo

Transcribed by Sylvia Hasenkopf from the original census


Products of Industry in the Town of Cairo, in the County of Greenem State of Bew York, during the year ending June 1, 1870, as enumerated by me, A.L. Walters, Ass't Marshall Post Office: Cairo, NY

 

Name of Corporation, Company, or Individual producing to value of $500 annually Name of Business, Manufacture, or Product Capital (real and personal) invested in the business

Motive Power

Machines

Average Number of Hands Employed

Total amount paid in wages during year

Number of months in active operation, reducing part time to full time

Materials (Including Mill Supplies and Fuel)

Production (Including all Jobbing and Repairing)

Kind of Power (steam, water, wind, horse or hand) If steam or water, No. of horsepower Name of Description Number of Males above 16 years Females above 15 years Children and Youth    

Kinds

Quantities

Values (omitting fractions of a dollar) Kinds Quantities Values (omitting fractions of a dollar)
Joshua Carman Cigars 1,400 Hand  

 

1 1       12         20,000 8,000
Paul Reader Grist Mill 2,000 Water   Wheele 1 1     125 12 Rye 1,500 1,400     1,400
                        Buckwheat 4,000 4,000     4,000
                        Corn 1,000 1,000     1,000
                        Oats 400 250     250
Egbert Paddock Agr. M.F. 3,000 Water   Wheele 1 3   2 1,500 12 Ash 13,000 350 Cradels 900 3,700
                        Spruce 8,000 160 Rakes 3,600 600
                        Pine 7,000 140 Water Drawers 100 700
                        Hickory 5,000 100 Miselanus   150
John Galatin Grist Mill 10,000 Water   Wheele 1 2     125 12 Buckwheat 5,563       5,563
                        Wheat 241       350
                        Rye 5,200       5,200
                        Corn 600       700
Alpheas Wright Turning 5,000 Water   Wheele 1 4     600 9 Maple 7,000 168 Beadsteads 150 7,000
                        Soft Wood 8,000 160 Tables 15 150
                              Stands 120 240
                              Horse Rakes 8 65
                              Misalanius   300
John Gurther Carding & Cloth Dressing 4,000 Water   Wheel 1 1 4   650 6       Wool Carding 4,000 300
          Cards 1                 Cloth Dressing 1000 yds 400
          Jacks 3           Wool 500       500
          Looms 3           Stocking          
                        Yarn 500       500
Charles Foster Manufactory of Tin Ware 1,500 Hand   Tinmans Machine   1     700 12 Tin 5,000 400 opertede   600
                        Sheets Iron 1,000 200 do   300
                        Copper 400 125 do   2--
                                Reparing 100
James Hulse Steam Saw Mill 4,000 Steam 40 Circle                        
          Saw 1 3     150 11 months       Lumber 30,000 600
                              Plank 15,000 300
                              Boards 25,000 500
J. Knickabacker Grist Mill 300 Water   Wheel 1 1     75 7            
      3 run of stone                 rye 1,000 1,000     1,000
                        Wheat  75 100     100
                        Corn 500 500     500
                        Buckwheat 1,000 1,000     1,000
George Lake Grist Mill 4,000 Water   Wheel                        
          2 run of stone   1     300 12 Wheat 4,000 500     500
                        Rye 5,000 5,000     5,000
                        Corn 4,000 4,000     4,000
                        Buck  Wheat 10,000 10,000     1,000
Henry Steel Boots & Shoes 400 Hand       2     500 12       Boots & Shoes 375 pr. 2,000
A. & E. Plank BlkSmith 600 Hand       2     800 12 Iron      Jobbing   3,500
                        Steel          
Charles Naylor BlkSmith 550 Hand       2     750   Iron &     Jobbing   2,500
D.C. Grannis Wheelwright 250 Hand       1     400 12 Steel     Jobbing   1,500
Geo. W. Mead Horse shoer 400 Hand       2     500 12       Jobbing   2,000
A. & E. Wells Wheelwright 400 Hand       2     800 12       Jobbing   2,000
Egbert Yeomans BlkSmith 500 Hand       2     500 12       Jobbing   2,000

 


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