George also reminds us (in a post for the 24/7 Family History Circle) that:
"In 1850, 1860, and 1870, the Social Statistics schedule was used to obtain detailed information about social conditions in a county or area. I spent part of last Saturday morning examining microfilm of the 1860 Social Statistics schedules for Virginia."
Categories covered include:
• Real Estate Value
• Seasons & Crops
• Annual Taxes
• Colleges, Academies, and Schools
• Newspapers and Periodical
Read the entire post here.