[APG Public List] Occupation question "Red Gentleman"

LBoswell laboswell at rogers.com
Sat Mar 6 08:17:11 MST 2010

I'm guessing this is the entry, P. Hanselman, Clinton, Renova, PA?


I think what looks like "red" is an abbreviation for something (look at the 
nearby occupations which use them).  Not sure too that the second word is 
gentleman.  Maybe something related to railroad or railroad equipment 
manufacture?  Is there that kind of activity apparent in that locale?

Larry Boswell BA, PLCGS
"Historical & Genealogical Research Services"
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
laboswell at rogers.com
  ----- Original Message ----- 
  From: Alvie L. Davidson CG
  To: 'Tate' ; apgpubliclist at apgen.org
  Sent: Saturday, March 06, 2010 5:01 AM
  Subject: RE: [APG Public List] Occupation question "Red Gentleman"

  Hi Lynita

  If you had posted this person's name other's might be able to read the 
actual penmanship on the census.  Your information does not permit me to 
search the census and view it.

  Alvie L. Davidson CG
  Lakeland, Florida

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[mailto:apgpubliclist-bounces at apgen.org] On Behalf Of Tate
  Sent: Saturday, March 06, 2010 4:27 AM
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  Subject: [APG Public List] Occupation question "Red Gentleman"

  I'm researching an ancestor in PA and the 1870 Federal Census Clinton 
County, Pennsylvania lists his occupation as "Red Gentleman"

  What, pray tell, was/is a "Red Gentleman"?

  Thank you very much!


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