Abbreviations Used in this Directory a—Acres; Ch—Children; O—Owner; T—Tenant or Renter; R—Rural Route; Sec—Section; Maiden name of wife follows directory name in parentheses ( ); figures at end of information—year became resident of county. 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.
Abbott, Gilbert H. (Orion Hess) Ch Marion; Lincoln R5 Chester Sec19 T160a J. H. Abbott (1890)
Abbott, Gilbert H.—Name. (Orion Hess)—Wife's maiden name. Ch Marion—Child named Marion. Lincoln R5—Postoffice, Lincoln R. F. D.
5. Chester Sec19—Chester township, Section 19. T160a—Tenant on 160 acres. J. H. Abbott—Owner's name. (1890)—Live in county since 1890.
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