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Subject: Re: [TGF] Need Help with Occupation on Census
Date: Wed, 02 Dec 2009 18:14:37 -0500
That's a puzzle! Not knowing much about Tenn., was there coal in that region?
I was wondering if the census taker may have missspelled coaler as coler. I think of a coaler as a ship or a railroad car, not a person.
Can't wait to see what others think.
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>Kind of quiet around here!!
>Can someone or anyone look at the following census
>and tell me what the type of industry is listed for
>Jackson Barker? I get that his profession is in
>public works but in the next column for nature of
>industry, what is that word? You will see that
>there is the same word for his 2 brothers after
>him. I don't know if my eyes are just tired or
>what.Could use some help!!
>Here is the link to the census image on
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