Aggregate Population Facts for Some North Alabama Counties from the 1840 U.S. Census

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Occupations, Schools, Revolutionary War Veterans

County

Blount

Benton

Chero-
kee

St Clair

DeKalb

Number persons engaged in Mining   12      
---------------------------- Agriculture 1444 3879 2199 1449 1076
---------------------------- Commerce 5 50 12 11 5
---------------------------- Manufacturers and Traders 17 207 83 49 43
---------------------------- Navigation of the Ocean     2 2  
---------------------------- Navigation of Canals, Lakes, and Rivers          
---------------------------- Learned Professions and Engineers 3   26 27 1
Revolutionary War Pensioners 5 12 3 2 3
White Persons Deaf and Dumb under 14 1 2 4 1  
--------------- Deaf and Dumb 14 and Under 25 1 2 2 1
--------------- Deaf and Dumb 25 and Upward   3 3 3  
--------------- Blind 1 9 4    
--------------- Insane and Idiots Under Public Charge   2 1    
--------------- Insane and Idiots Under Private Charge 2 14 3 3  
Colored Persons Deaf and Dumb   14 1   1
----------------- Blind   4     4
----------------- Insane and Idiots at Private Charge   4 1 1  
----------------- Insane and Idiots at Public Charge 1 4      
Universities and Colleges          
Number of Students          
Academies and Grammar Schools   4     2
Number of Scholars   180     147
Primary and Common Schools 8 38 2 19 6
Number of Scholars 134 1076 32 378 164
Number of Scholars at Public Charge   422   22 illeg.
Number of White ... [ rest illegible] 460 210 1001 650 illeg.

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