1850 CENSUS OF YANCEYS
ANALYSIS OF OCCUPATIONS


For those Yanceys listed on the 1850 census
the following is the breakdown of different occupations.

Occupations by Name

OCCUPATION

NUMBER

Artist

1

Blacksmith

3

Brick Layer/Mason

2

Cabinet Maker

1

Carpenter

6

Clerk

1

Confectioner

1

Doctor

1

Drayman*

1

Farm Hand

3

Farmer

151

Grocer

1

Hotel Keeper

1

Iron Master?

1

Judge

1

Laborer

12

Lawyer

3

Mechanic

1

Merchant

2

Michie*

1

Miner

3

Overseer

8

Pedagogue*

1

Physician

4

Planter

4

Printer

2

Saddler

1

Sheriff

1

Shoemaker

3

Student

3

Teacher

7

Tenant

1

Wagon Maker

1

Wheelwright

1

NOT recorded

137

TOTAL

370


Occupations By Count

OCCUPATION

NUMBER

TOTAL

370

Farmer

151

NOT recorded

137

Laborer

12

Overseer

8

Teacher

7

Carpenter

6

Physician

4

Planter

4

Blacksmith

3

Farm Hand

3

Lawyer

3

Miner

3

Shoemaker

3

Student

3

Brick Layer/Mason

2

Merchant

2

Printer

2

Artist

1

Cabinet Maker

1

Clerk

1

Confectioner

1

Doctor

1

Drayman*

1

Grocer

1

Hotel Keeper

1

Iron Master?

1

Judge

1

Mechanic

1

Michie*

1

Pedagogue*

1

Saddler

1

Sheriff

1

Tenant

1

Wagon Maker

1

Wheelwright

1

 

Listing of old occupational terms

 

* Drayman - driver of large flat bed wagon used for transportation
* Pedagogue - Teacher
*Michie - uncertain meaning