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ALBANY COUNTY.    167

spersed with clay and underlaid by hardpan. There are several fine quarries of flagging stone in
town. Chesterville1 (Westerlo p. o.) contains 196 inhabitants. Dormansville/ (p. o.,)
South Westerlo, (p. o.,) Lambs Corners, and Van Leuvens Corners,3 are ham¬
lets. Settlement commenced before the Revolution,4 A Bap. church was organized, about 1800,
at Chesterville; Roswell Beckwith was the first pastor.5

Acres of Land, Valuation, Population, Dwellings, Families, Freeholders, Schools, Live
Stock, Agricultural Products, and Domestic Manufactures of Albany County.

Schools.


Valuation of 1858.


Population.


Acres of Land.


Names of Towns.


2,767

475

476
343
411
312
263
466

1,525
V 440


27,661

1,578

2,646

1,486

1,587

939

1,680

1,507'

10,246

1,327


29,672

1,628

2,505

1,477

1,601

949

1,647

1,581

10,643

1,321


6,386

575

795

560

492

352

612

584

2,734

501


8,536

574

981

554

564

344

613

582

2,736


21,500

1,300

1,806

1,134

1,288

730

1,337

1,126

8,407

931


25,963,922

471.962

2,028,765

1,219,748

798,989

323,135

1,193,615

798,575

6,752,425

690,510


2,958

31,171

26,804*

22,563

32.590

2L136

19,012

31,501*

25,897*

29,101


1,530*
8,115*
6.616*
10,066
9,701*
5,115*
8,114
6,603
8,193|
6.721


1,477,850

86,575

186,650

202,273

79,039

67,885

110,400

170,825

831,100

97,544


19,486,071

385,387

1,842,115

1,017,475

719,950

255,250

1,083,215

627,750

4,921,325

592,966


Albany............

Bern...............

Bethlehem.......

Coeymans .

Guilderland .

Knox..............

New Scotland...
Rensselaerville.,

Watervliet.......

Westerlo.........

Total.......


242,735

70;777*

30,931,504

8,310,141

39,241,646

50,657

53,024

13,591

15,983

7,478

39,559

Live Stock.

Agricultural Products.

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a

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a

Bush, op Grain.

Dairy Products.

Names of Towns.

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a

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1

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Winter,

Spring.

Tons of Bay.

Bushels of
Potatoes,

Bushels of
Apples,

Pounds of
Butter.

Pounds of
Cheese.

•S.fi

I

o

Cl

Albany.....................

1,224

297

540

144

860

3,714

' 9,484

425*

15,235

786

7,125

1,172

1,518

1,772

6,686

2.002

5,870*

99,842*

5,311*

18,875

22,016

152,166

4,699

2,706*

1,155

927

1,629

1,722

3,593

39,910

123.045

8,927*

94.585

16,239

124,210

100

1.555

790

931

699

1,767

1,943

25,836

42,583*

6,016*

9,104

19,977

93.252

410

1,106

1,416

1,180

1,691

2,824

3,835

50,273*

150,411

7,952*

46,929

38,004

165,555

1,285

2,951*

790

959

1,032

5,245

1,189

5,620

83,686*

3,036*

10,530*

18,092

90,530

2,666

2,925*

749

682

966

1,914

2,563,

30,577

60,387*

5.738*

* 13.768

20,256

100,050

472

2,479

Rensselaerville...........

962

1,463

1,632

12,003

2,502

5,539

71,780*

4,421

13,448

37,176

171,440

11,535

874*

1,724

884

1,912

1,034

3,306

16,059

101,313

5,228

143,023

17,273

124,751

6,563

1,618

Westerlo...................

972

1,074

1,459

3,715

2,242

10,592

65,497

7,522

10,157

44,432

144,448

8,790

1,744

Total.................

10,954

9,915

13,332

37,054

24,035

193,991

808,031

54,579*

375,654*

234,251

1,173,527

36,520

17,960*


judge of the county, taught school in 1788. Roht. 0. K. Bemet
taught a school in 1790. Grant & Eadie kept a store and made
potash at Chesterville in 1798. Lobdell
& Baker built the first
mill, about 1795.

. 6 The Ref. Prot. D. Ch. was formed about the same time.
Emanuel Church, (P. E.,) at S. Westerlo, was formed in 1854.
There are also 1 Christian and 2 M. E. churches, and a society
of Friends, in town.


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