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WAYNE COUNTY.    695

boundary. Its surface is undulating, with a general inclination toward the lake. In several locali¬
ties are tracts of low marsh land. The streams are Wolcott and Big and Little Red Creeks, and
several smaller streams, which, flow
n. into Lake Ontario. A part of Port Bay, in the n. w., Blind
Sodus Bay
,1 in the n. e., and two smaller bays, extend inland from the lake. The soil is a sandy
and gravelly loam. Iron ore is found in the
n. e. part. Wolcott, (p. v.,) near the s. w. corner,
was incorp. Feb. 24, 1852. It contains 4 churches, an academy
,2 2 flouring mills, 2 sawmills, a
furnace and agricultural machine shop, carding machine, and carpet and coverlet factory. Pop. :
600. Bed Creek, (p-v.,) in the
s.e. part, is incorp., and contains 3 churches, the Red Creek
Union Academy, 2 gristmills, 3 sawmills, a woolen factory, furnace, and tannery. Pop. in 1859,
597. Furnace Village,3 in the w. part, contains a furnace, sawmill, and 12 houses. The
first settlement was made by Jonathan Melvin, sen., on Lot 50, in 1805.
3 The first settled minister
was Daniel S. Buttrick
.5

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

Acres of Land.

Valuation of 1858.

Population.

01

8

Schools.

Names of Towns.

'g

'i

e

c<

s

$

•2

£

1

1

'e

$

if

b, r.

Total.

1

"e

S

$

■&

^ .

Childn

taught.

24,539

5,9674

$1,421,601

$101,728

$1,523,329

2,832

2,684

987

1,102

796

24

1,993

15,316

6,920

580,494

21,850

602,344

1,126

1,099

414

438

360

12

815

24,3014

10,625

1,381,393

367,578

1,748,971

2,706

2,475

924

995

490

18

1,850

12,2204

7,692

575.999

31,444

607,443

985

896

386

384

315

12

775

15,917

5,230

1,355,531

313,950

1,669,481

2.604

2.601

874

978

676

13

1,849

18,674

4,389

951,179

121,670

1,072,849

1,249

1,185

453

493

366

14

815

14,3624

3,698

488,585

71,012

559,597

985

952

382

419

366

13

756

13,8864

5,9784

464,509

72,588

537,097

1,222

1,101

451

466

371

11

943

17,0994

4.2024

1,190,524

195,000

1,385,524

2,062

2,053

713

846

527

14

1.319

13,2724

8,577

527,597

35,911

563,508

1,084

1,030

395

419

329

12

791

11,2504

7,9674

455,362

8,000

463,362

951

811

343

349

212

13

719

Sodus..................

29,9634

11,6974

1,085,811

116,089

1,201.900

2,331

2,207

908

932

777

23

1,880

Walworth............

15,8584

4,605

578,442

82,470

660,912

991

973

390

417

347

11

703

Williamson..........

14,796

5,802

*541,248

69,632

610,880

1,301

1,251

495

529

428

14

791

Wolcott...............

12,995

8,710

549,749

55,300

605,049

1,535

1,478

593

609

484

15

1,223

•Total...........

254,4514

102,0624

12,308,024

1,364,222

13,512,246

23,964

22,796

8,708

9,376

6,844

219

17,222

Live Stock.

Agricultural Products.

Bush, of Grain,

Daiky Pko'ujcts.

Names of Towns.

IJ

ft, K|


1'S‘i
r< §


2,788
1,647
4,198
1,4381
2,-
1,924|
1,6321
1. ‘
ll
1,241
1,335
3,149
1.644
1,519
1,692


44,032

16,462

31,178

10.357

27.357
25,787
12,473

9,510

31,073

9,778

15,925

25,3965

12,500

8,803

9,103


5,331

15,112

16,278

4,844

4,128

9.900

18,763

17,400

14,816

7,075

2.290

9,755J

5,444

30,175

2,452


4,580

2,557

3,806

1,910

3,430

3,163

2,6834

2,6854

3,713

1,7244

1,904

5,0724

3,386

2,943

1,7134


38,424
51,981
49,588
20,361
51,526
27.949
34,035
17,431
33,113
28,535
14.907
70',448
21,170
32,702
17,456


140,054

97,571

140,558

59,850

89,472

77,662

96,550

86,375

105,711

66,330

69,216

177,259

68,464

91,822'

79,186


1,493

1,024

1,649

675

1,610

953

974

923

1,193

871

761

1,846

878

1,037


1,735

1,766

1,961

1,091

1,322

1,329

1,084

1.201

1,303

1,286

1,348

2-.516

1,148

1,278

1,327


1,453
' 981
1,373
712
1,320


Arcadia......

Butler........

Galen.........

Huron........

Lyons........

Macedon....,

Marion.......

Ontario......

Palmyra ....

Bose..........

Savannah...

Sodus.........

Walworth...

Williamson.

Wolcott .

Total.


754

675

877

994

673


21,695116,7691104,845' 29,799'


289,734i


1,918,5724145,27141261,4031509,62611,446,0801 163,763,


180,099

140,631

199,092i

113,035

134.7521

110,8994

108,7444

83,6094

112,235

94,200

113,8534

207,538f

113,7044

93,427

112.7504


and Lambert Woodruff, in the vicinity of Bed Creek, Noadiah
Child, in 1811, and Jacob Snyder, with his family of 10 children,
in 1813. The first death was that of a son of George Salmon.
Obadiah Adams kept the first inn, and Noadiah Child built the
first saw and grist mill, in 1814.

6 There are 8 churches in town; 2 M. E., 2 Bap., 2 Presb.,
E. W. Bap., and Meth. Prot.


1

Named from the sandbar which stretches across its mouth
from the w. shore.

2

The Leavenworth Institute, incorp. in 1859; named from
Isaac Leavenworth, who contributed one-half the total cost.

3

« 4 Among the other early settlers were Adonijah Church, from


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