Re: Occupational Question of the 1860s

Charles Sullivan (cwsulliv@nr.infi.net)
Sun, 11 May 1997 07:46:15 -0400

Take a closer look at the handwriting. This is most probably
"Segar Maker", i.e., Cigar Maker.

Regards,
Charles Sullivan

>I am looking at the Census of Syracuse 4th Ward for 1860. There is someone
>there (brother of my 3g grandfather) who the Census enumerator lists as a
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>Separ Maker? Maybe Marker? (apprentice)
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>Does anyone have any kind of insight what this occupation involved or what
>it did?
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>I've look in three different dictionary's a grolier and a world book and
>can not find anything about it!
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>Many thanks for any insight or suggestion where I might look this up!
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>mlm@mosquitonet.com
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