[APG Public List] help with occupation in census

Alvie L Davidson floridasearch at verizon.net
Thu Aug 5 18:03:56 MDT 2010


The word is 

Demurrage

This is a person who handles freight fees and charges for railroad or any
freight service.

 

Alvie L. Davidson CG

Lakeland, FL 

http://www.floridadetective.net

 

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I am looking at an occupation on a census manuscript that appears to be
soemthing like:

 

- dinuarge man, RR

- dimurage man, RR

- diumrage man, RR

 

Does anyone have any idea what this might be? Viewed on ancestry.com image
-- 1920 U.S. Census, Everett, precinct 13, Snohomish County, Washington,
Sheet 9A, Earl G. Moore.

 

Jay Fonkert, CG
http://fourgenerationsgenealogy.blogspot.com/
Saint Paul, MN

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Member, International Society of Family History Writers and Editors 

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of Genealogists, used under license by Board-certified associates after
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