ROCK ISLAND PRAIRIE FARMERS DIRECTORY LIST

1918

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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 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. Name of farm (in case farm is named) follows names of children, in quotation marks.

EXAMPLE

Anderson, Otto A. (Ardeen Rehm) Ch Lester, Morris, Edgar, Iver; Milan Rl Rural Sec28 T360a Rush Wright (1917)

Means . . .

Anderson, Otto A.—Name. (Ardeen Rehm)—Wife's maiden name. Ch Lester, Morris, Edgar, Iver—Children, named Lester, Morris, Edgar,Iver.

Milan Rl—Post-office Milan R. F. D. 1.

Rural Sec28—Rural township, Section 28.

T360a—Tenant on 360 acres.

: Rush Wright—Owner's name.

(1917)—Lived in county since 1917.

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