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256    CORTLAND COUNTY.

loam. • Dyersville (Willefc p. o.) contains 20 houses. The first settler was Ebenezer Crittenden,
from Barrington, Mass., in 1793.1 The first church (M. E.) was formed in 1816. There is also a
Cong, church in town.
OUYIiER—was formed from Truxton, Nov. 18,1858. The statistics of this town are embraced
in the town of Truxton, page 255.

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

Acres of Land.


Valuation op 1858.


Population.


Schools.


Names op Towns.


Cincinnati! s...
Cortlandville.

Cuyler2.........

Freetown......

Harford........

Homer..........

Lapeer..........

Marathon.....

Preble..........

Scott............

Solon............

Taylor...........

Truxton.......

Virgil...........

Willet...........

Total.....


$253,635
1,161^940

229.930
13SJ74

1,039,950

129.545

278.931

274.545
221,020
255,325
171,025
672,757
308,225
145,140


551

2,127

484

477

1,807

383

686

614
670
549

615
1,736
1,094


247

879

137

190

477

149

275

268

259

206

232

765

456

182


500

1,590

387

356

1,274

371

619

428

517

455

376

1,306

827

318


10,368

24,150

10,848*

7,054*

21,575

9,371

9,530*

10,713*

8,772*

10,548*

10,244

32.707*

20,756*

8,097*


6,015

8,399*

5,159

7,812

11,167*

5,654*

5,462

5,920

5,081

7,563

7,787

21,054*

8,789*

7,798*


220

827

188

180

732

142

249

240

247

206

226

646

446

178


$8,500

210,400

11,550

4,750

146,200

11,440

15.700

15,390

33,505

12,000

3,450

41,040

15,200

14,860


$262,135

1,372,340

241,480

142,924

1,186,150

140,985

292,631

289,935

254,525

267,325

174,475

713,797

323,425

160,000


24


2,202

471

449

1,978

367

655

605

623

608

586

1,708

1,137

461


673

133

214

212

225

188

221

601

410

175


194,736* 113,i

6,278,182

543,985

5,821,127 12,257 12,318

4,727

4,722 4,212

182    9,224

Live Stock.

Agricultural Products.

1

§

8 n
® |

•S'S

,o £

Bush, op Gkain.

Dairv Pkoducts.

•2 •

Names op Towns.

£

Cows.

1

s?2

Swine.

Winter,

Spring.

1

fei

S"

I

g

| Bushels of
Potatoes,

Bushels of
Apples.

Pounds of
Butter..

Pounds of
Cheese,
i 1

.8.1

1

§

Cincinnatus.............

369

978

1,154

2,221

487

568

29,020

3,521

6,560

14,015

118,760

3,070

859

Cortlandville............

Cuyler3...................

1,078

1,648

2,833

4,918

1,975

2,397*

117,772*

5,964

21,375

54,928

319,229

28,021

1,347*

Freetown................

363

880

1,233

2,052

526

226

34,936

3,289

8,414

13.850

108,690

71,580

971

Harford..................

227

519

628

1,961

380

1,306

32,646

1,503*

5,260

10,295

72,305

16,220

1,000*

Homer....................

930

1,924

2,390

3,438

1,851

554

90,381*

5,653*

21,500

55,052

279,625

28,622

903

Lapeer....................

340

884

802

1,696

450

253

29,411*

27.774

2,544

2,887

5,676

8,671

. 76,970

10,520

1,664

Marathon................

338

862

1,068

3,260

573

406

5,937

17,627

135,009

8.101

2,785

■ Preble.....................

478

920

1,032

2,301

966

784

80,709*

2,078

11,411

24,840

141,030

4,540

329

Scott......................

390

775

755

2,058

514

206

44,317

2,080

9.841

18,020

91,825

7,604

1,227

Solon......................

446

816

1,170

1,826

. 637

23

30,507

3,545

8,537

7,805

21,788

140.975

300

1,130

Taylor.....................

328

1,053

1,133

2,225

502

169*

29,640

3.643

13,517

151,885

5,835

1,804*

Truxton..................

1,044

2.406

4,724

5.002

1,955

77,561

12,712*

25,177

60,686

416,246

517,281

2,147*

3,749*

Virgil.....................

813

1,449

1,909

6,800

1,049

1,575*

90,052*

4,721

12.485

30,474

243,423

4,390

Willet.....................

266

889

837

1,563

437

399*

18,156*

2,627*

5,411

8,212

83,285

2,595

1,883

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

7,410

16,003

21,668

41,321

12,302

8,868*

732,884*

56,769*

155,389

351,975

2,379,257

708,679

21,800*


Thos. Leach, Phineas Sargent, and John Covert. The first birth
was that of a child of Eb’r Crittenden. The wives of Solomon
Smith, Danl. Roberts, and Edward Nickerson all died in 1812;
and these were the first deaths in town. The first school was
taught in 1814. Benj. Wilson kept the first inn and built the
first mill, and John S. Dyer kept the first store.


® Formed since 1855.

1

Mr. Crittenden embarked, with his wife, child, and goods,

2

Wilson, (from Westchester co.,) John Fisher, Thos. Gayley,

3

upon a rude boat, at Chenango Forks, and with a paddle and


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