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From: "EILEEN SOUZA" <>
Subject: Re: [TGF] Need Help with Occupation on Census
Date: Sun, 5 Apr 2009 16:59:49 -0400
I see it as Trager or Frager. Definitely not Lawyer. Check out the Ts for
Thomas and other names on the same page. He has at least two types but his
Ls are consistent. I could not find an F followed by an r to see if he
might make his Fs this way when they run into the next letter. I did some
research and found a "Yiddish" word, trager, meaning peddler or porter.
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Subject: [TGF] Need Help with Occupation on Census
Can some of you please take a look at the occupation listed for William P.
Davis in the 1880 Franklin County, TN. censue and please tell me what is
truly says. It is transcribed by Ancestry.com as "Trager" but I just can't
tell what it says for sure, need some more eyes to look at it.
Here is the link to the image:
Thanks in advance.
Genealogist for Tennessee and Kentucky
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