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Subject: Re: [D-Col] Lengthy discussion concerning Jans females in NA
Date: Mon, 24 Jun 2002 15:00:33 EDT
In a message dated 6/24/2002 10:44:42 AM Eastern Standard Time,
> In my quick search of the records this morning I found a list
> of tavernkeepers in New Amsterdam -- and among them was
> Sargeant Daniel Listco. I don't have the books with me right
> now so cannot give you the full source reference, however this
> should alleviate any concerns you have that a soldier could not
> be a tapster.
> Lorine McGinnis Schulze
This roster undoubtedly includes my own ancestor, Jan Snedeker, who came to
NA as a soldier, shortly took the time-honored work of the tapster, as well
as his trade as a shoemaker before becoming a farmer in Midwout.
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