PRAIRIE FARMERS DIRECTORY

1918

How To Read 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 informa­ tion—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. Name of farm (in case farm is named) follows names of children, in quotation marks.

EXAMPLE

Allgeyer, Frank (Agnes Crofton) Ch Clarence, Joe, Marie, John; North Henderson Rl North Henderson Sec2 T160a R. H. Allgeyer (1870)

Means

Allgeyer, Frank—Name. (Agnes Crofton)—Wife's maiden name. Ch Clarence, Joe, Marie, John—Children, named Clarence, Joe, Marie, John.

North Henderson Rl—Postoffice North Henderson R. F. D. 1. North Henderson Sec2—-North Henderson township, Section 2. T160a—Tenant on 160 acres. R. H. Allgeyer—Owner's name. (1870)—Lived in county since 1870.

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