Source: American Agriculturist Farm Directory and Reference Book of Oswego County NY, 1917-1918. A Rural Directory and Reference Book including a Road Map of Oswego County. Published by Orange Judd Company, Copyright 1917. This is partial directory-more Soon.
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The information in this Directory is arranged as follows:
2d, Wife's name (if married) in parentheses.
3d, The number of children living at home.
4th, Name of individual's farm, if it has a name.
5th, The individual's business or occupation.
6th, The chief crop or specialty. (Example, grain, poultry, apples or potatoes, means that these are the specialties of the individuals to whom they refer.)
7th, Crop or specialty which the individual has for sale. (Example, s fruit means has fruit to sell.) 8th, Refers to the property upon which individual has residence, 0 (figure a) designates number of acres in a farm owned. 0 H&L means owns house and lot. R (figure a) designates number of acres in farm for which money rent is paid. R H&L means rents house and lot. WOS (figure a) designates number of acres worked on shares.
9th,Is the number of the rural delivery route or street address and postoffice from which mail is received
10th, Is the name of the township in which individual lives.
11th, Is telephone indicated by the letter T.
12th, H (figures) designates the highway on which individual has residence (see map). Explanation: After the name Ackley, Wm. I. (Nell), 3ch, "Wm. Ackley Farm," farmer (milk and general), s milk O 400a, rd3, Camden P.O. Amboy tn, appears 10. Now refer to map and you will find that the road numbered 10 in Amboy township is the road upon which Mr. Ackley has his residence. By this plan you can locate any farm included in this book. (Note: Map is missing).
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