Notes from Kansas State Census of 1905, Clarence Township, Barton County

Notes on the household and farm of Henry and Lena Dunekack, from the manuscript censuses of population and agriculture

Census of Population

Henry Dunekack, age 68, born in Germany, came to Kansas from Missouri, farmer, owns home

Lena Dunekack, 57, born in Germany, came to Kansas from Missouri

H.C. Dunekack, 25, born in Missouri, came to Kansas from Missouri, farmer

Census of Agriculture (for farm of H.C. Dunekack)

320 acres, all improved, 160 under fence, 160 not under fence

Cash value of farm and improvements: $11,000

Value of buildings alone: $800

Value of machinery and implements: $300

200 acres winter wheat sown fall 1904, and no other crops or products

4 horses

Census of Agriculture (for farm of Henry Dunekack)

320 acres, all improved, all under fence

400 rods of wire at cost of $.20/rod

Value of farm and implements: $11,000

Value of buildings alone: $1000

Value of machinery and implements: $60

200 acres winter wheat sown fall 1904

5 acres corn, 5 acres oats, 10 acres barley, and 1/4 acre potatoes in 1905

80 acres uncultivated land under fence for pasture

10 acres prairie hay cut 1904

100 pounds butter made in year ending 1 March 1905

$40 worth of animals slaughtered or sold for slaughter

7 horses, 2 mules, 6 milch cows, 6 other cattle, and 1 swine