PRAIRIE FARMERS DIRECTORY

Abbrevations Used in this Directory

a—Acres; Ch—Children; 0—Owner; T—Tenant or Renter; R—Rural Route; Sec—Section; Maiden name of wife follows directory name in parentheses ( ); figures at end of informa­ tion—year became resident of county. Star (*) indicate chil­dren not at home. Name of farm follows names of children in quotation marks. In case of a tenant, the farm owner's name follows the figures giving size of farm.

EXAMPLE

Ackerman, Fred B. (Margarete McKeown) Ch Gertrude, Elizabeth; Kirkwood R2 Biggsville Sec25-26 T200a Mrs. J. C. Ackerman (1879) Tel. Farmers' Line Kirkwood

Means

Ackerman, Fred B.—Name.

(Margarete McKeown)—Wife's maiden name.

Ch Gertrude, Elizabeth—Children named Gertrude, Elizabeth

Kirkwood R2—Postoffice Kirkwood, R. F. D. 2.

Biggsville Sec25-26—Biggsville township, Section 25-26.

T200a—Tenant on 200 acres.

Mrs. J. C. Ackerman—Owner's name.

(1879)—Lived in county since 1879.

Tel. Farmers' Line—Telephone.

A- B C-D E-F
G-H I-J K-L
M-N O-P Q-R
S-T U-V-W X-Y-Z

 

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