Black and white photo that shows the Co-op Store, parts of Main Street, and more of the town

1860 Census

The 1860 Census recorded the following data: Name of each person in household Personal Description – Age – Sex – Color – Birthplace – Married within previous year – Deaf, dumb, blind...

Midwives and Medicine

Care of the sick was an immediate need, a role left primarily to the women of the family, and most common illnesses were treated with home remedies brewed of barks, herbs, or common household solutions. A doctor or...