1916 Prairie Farmers' Directory

 

 

Abbreviations Used in this Directory a--Acres; Ch--Children; O--Owner;
 T--Tenant or Renter; R--Rural Route; Sec—Section; h--Horse; c--Cattle;
hg--Hogs; Name of wife follows directory name in parentheses;
figures at end of information—year became resident of county

EXAMPLE:

Alexander, T. O. (Nellie) Ch Irene, Ruth, 6h 16c 30hg Walnut R4
Bureau Sec6 T163a Schutz Bros. (36)

Means That

T. O. Alexander—name.
(Nellie) wife's name.
Ch Irene, Ruth—children's name.
6h 16c 30hg--owns 6 horses, 16 cattle, 30 hogs
Walnut R4—Post Office Walnut Rural Route 4.
Bureau Sec6—Bureau Township, Sec6.
T163a—Tenant of 163 acres.
Schutz Bros.—Owner of Farm.
(36)—resident of county for 36 years.

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