PRAIRIE FARMERS DIRECTORY

Abbreviations 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 parenthesis ( ); figures at end of information—year became resident of county. In the case of a tenant, the farm owner's name follows the figures giving size of farm.

EXAMPLE

Addams, S. C. (Jennie Brain) Ch Evert, Francis; Rockford R1 Rockford Sec5 T335a Mrs. Robt. Simpson (1914)

Means that

Addams, S. C.—name.

(Jennie Brain)—wife's maiden name.

Ch Evert, Francis—Children named Evert and Francis. Rockford

R1—Postoffice, Rockford, R. F. D. 1. Rockford

Sec5—Rockford township, Section, Section 5.

T335a—Tennant on 335 acres.

Mrs. Robt. Simpson—Owner's name.

(1914)—Lived in county since 1914.

 

 

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