25 September 2013

She's Around Doing Something in 1860 in Allen County, Indiana

I'm not exactly certain what this occupation is in this 1860 census reference from Allen County, Indiana. A fan of Genealogy Tip of the Day on Facebook posted it and I thought I'd post it here for readers to view.

Any thoughts?

Here is the "zoomed in" version:

And the full page


I'm a strong believer in citations and in my work (and in Casefile Clues) I cite material in the spirit of Evidence Explained. Here on the Rootdig blog, I have a different philosophy. Posts made here have enough information that the reader could locate where the material was obtained.
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