[APG Public List] Help with occupation on census
persisto1 at gmail.com
Fri Oct 9 18:28:09 MDT 2009
Hmmm, a good challenge, this one.
My take is:
Manf of Segard Flag Rod
Not sure about the Segard word. *Manf* may stand for *Manufacturer*.
I just know SOMEONE on this list will solve the riddle. And yes, what
a nice tribute to poor old blind James Chase. Yes, makes you wish he
was your guy to work on.
On Oct 9, 2009, at 4:29 PM, Laura Prescott wrote:
> I would be eternally grateful if anyone can help me decipher the
> occupation for Benjamin Rogers on line 47 of the Nantucket,
> Massachusetts, 1880 census (ED 492, p. 21). I am looking at the
> image on Ancestry at:
> Of special interest, check out line 18 of the same page. James Chase
> is identified as a rigger and, at 96, the oldest inhabitant of the
> town and oldest freemason in the state, if not in US. Some census
> takers can really make your day. I rather wish I needed to research
> the Chase family after reading that.
> Thanks in advance for any help.
> Laura G. Prescott
> Brookline, NH
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