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Grimes County, Texas
Occupations on 1860 Census

 
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Anderson P. O.

Anderson of 1860 was a boomtown. The surrounding country was growing fast also.

Farmer - 165
Laborer - 58
Overseer - 43
Carpenter - 19
Physician - 12
Merchant - 11
Lawyer - 11
Clerk - 9
School Teacher - 9
Steam Saw Milling - 7
Sawyer - 6
Grocer - 5
Stage Driver - 5
Printer - 4
Well Digger - 4
Sadler - 3
Blacksmith - 3
Salesman - 3
Painter - 3
Barkeeper - 3
Hotel Keeper - 3
Baptist Clergyman - 3
Stone Mason - 3
Machinist - 3
Jour. Sadler - 2
Bookkeeper - 2
Tailor - 2
Wheelright - 2
Waggon Maker - 2
Jour. Tanner - 2
Dentist - 2
Surveyor - 2
Stock Driver - 2
Sheriff - 2
Musician - 2
Carriage Maker - 2
Stock Raiser - 2
Shoemaker - 1
Baker - 1
Tinner - 1
Journ. Printer - 1
Plumber - 1
Dep. Sheriff - 1
Cabinet Maker - 1
Student of Medicine - 1
Gunsmith - 1
Postmaster - 1
County Clerk - 1
District Clerk - 1
Pedlar - 1
Methodist Clergyman - 1
Watch Maker - 1
Cigar Maker - 1
Cistern Builder - 1
Waggoner - 1
Brick Mason - 1
Tanner - 1
Housekeeper - 1
Butcher - 1
Fisherman - 1
County Assesor - 1
Chief Justice of County - 1
Journ. Carpenter - 1
Alley Keeper - 1

Western District - Anderson P. O.

Farmer - 31
Carpenter - 4
Overseer - 3
Stage Driver - 2
Teamster - 1
Stock Raiser - 1
Brick Mason - 1
Laborer - 1
Ostler - 1
Wheelright - 1
Physician - 1
Cabinet Workman - 1

Prairie Plains P. O.

Farmer - 19
Merchant - 3
Overseer - 2
Clerk - 2
Laborer - 1
Carpenter - 1
Physician - 1
School Teacher - 1
Shoemaker - 1
Wheelright - 1

Hollendale P. O. [Became Navasota]

Farmer - 28
Merchant - 26
Carpenter - 21
Laborer - 20
Clerk - 16
Waggoner - 10
Grocer - 7
Overseer - 7
Physician - 6
Bookkeeper - 6
Hotel Keeper - 5
Waggon Maker - 4
Ostler - 3
Barkeeper - 3
Brick Mason - 3
Merchant - 2
Baker - 2
Sadler - 2
Painter - 2
Blacksmith - 2
Butcher - 2
Livery Stable Keeper - 2
Watchmaker - 1
Barber - 1
Lawyer - 1
Teamster - 1
Stock Driver - 1
Surveyor
Ferryman - 1
Archotypist - 1
Restaurant Keeper - 1
Cool - 1
Dray Driver - 1
Beef Packer - 1
RR Agent - 1
Clerk of Hotel - 1
Livery - 1
Brakeman - 1
Steward - 1
Servant - 1
Stage Agent - 1
RR Engineer - 1
RR Conductor - 1
Drayman - 1
Gunsmith - 1
Washerman - 1
Cabinet Workman - 1
Hunter - 1
Tailor - 1
Jour. Carpenter - 1
Master Carpenter - 1
RR Contractor - 1
Baptist Clergyman - 1

Coatney P. O. [Listed as Courtney]

Farmer - 40
Laborer - 11
Overseer - 11
Carpenter - 5
Waggoner - 5
Merchant - 4
School Teacher - 4
Barkeeper - 3
Clerk - 3
Physician - 2
Shepherd - 1
Journ. Carpenter - 1
Livery Stable Keeper - 1
Hotel Keeper - 1
RR Agent - 1
Gin Wright - 1
Brick Mason - 1
Lawyer - 1

Plantersville P. O.

Farmer - 75
Overseer - 17
Laborer - 8
Merchant - 4
Physician - 4
Teacher - 4
Carpenter - 3
Blacksmith - 2
Well Digger - 2
Hunter - 1
Brick Mason - 1
Waggoner - 1
Stock Minder - 1

Retreat P. O.

Farmer - 89
Laborer - 20
Overseer - 7
Carpenter - 7
School Teacher - 3
Merchant - 2
Wheelright - 2
Waggoner - 2
Methodist Clergyman - 2
Steam Saw Milling - 2
Physician - 1
Tailor - 1
Waggon Maker - 1
Painter - 1
Pedlar - 1
Cooper - 1
Sawyer - 1
Stock Raiser - 1
Music Teacher - 1
Shepherd - 1
Grocer - 1

Navasota P. O.

Farmer - 43
Laborer - 7
Carpenter - 3
Stock Raiser - 3
School Teacher - 2
Shepherd - 1
Stone Mason - 1
Clerk - 1
Merchant - 1
Journ. Carpenter - 1
Overseer - 1
Stock Minder - 1
Physician - 1
Waggoner - 1

Bedias P. O.

Farmer - 78
Laborer - 19
Waggoner - 3
School Teacher - 2
Teamster - 2
Merchant - 1
Physician - 1
Machinist - 1
Jailer - 1
Casp** - 1
Horse Breeder - 1
Wheelright - 1
Waggon Maker - 1
Overseer - 1
Stock Raiser - 1

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