Jewell County

Jewell County, Kansas 1880 Census Statistics

Population By Federal Census (Organized in 1870.) 1880 Census Township Population Allen Township 653 Athens Township 746 Brown’s Creek Township 666 Buffalo Township, including Jewell City 1,050 Burr Oak Township, incl. Burr Oak City 1,237 Calvin Township 503 Center Township, including Mankato City 1,017 Erving Township 565 Esbon Township 557 Grant Township 674 Harrison Township …

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Jewell City, Jewell County, Kansas Schools, Churches and Press

The schools from the first have been good. Since 1873 to the present time they have been kept in a building constructed principally from the ruins of the one destroyed at that time. In October 1882, a $6,000 stone school building was completed and occupied. It is the finest school building in the county. The …

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Burr Oak, Jewell County, Kansas Schools and Chruches

The church and school privileges are good. The first school was taught here in 1873. The town now has an elegant and commodious school building, just completed at a cost of $3,500. There are three grades, and the departments are doing good work. There are four religious denominations in Burr Oak – the Baptist, Methodist, …

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