1900 Fairmount Demographic

I have broken down the demographic of  the town of Fairmount for 1900 showing the number of the population, white to black ratio and the various occupations of the inhabitants.



Total Population Whites Blacks Total Children Children in School
200 67 133 60 23


OCCUPATIONS


Farmer Teacher Postmistress Physician Turpentine Still
4 2 1 1 93

Of the 93 persons who worked at the Turpentine Still...84 were day laborers of which 37 were inmates*- 2 coopers-2 still hands-1 distiller-1 teamster-2 woodsmen-1 manager

* People were sent to mines to work when they were sentenced for a criminal act. These criminals were purchased from various counties throughout the state.


Source: ancestry.com

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