Mailing List:2002-03-08 02, Re: 1880 Census - Interesting Occupation, by Merry J. Whitney

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From: "Merry Whitney" <mjwhitney -at- earthlink.net> Subject: Re: [WHITNEY-L] 1880 Census - Interesting Occupation Date: Fri, 8 Mar 2002 01:15:13 -0600 References: <Pine.LNX.4.44.0203021201120.6773-100000@four.greenscourt.com> Only if she left a diary -- that could make Amazon's top seller list! Does anyone know what the difference would be, as an occupation, between a prostitute and a "harlet" (sic)? Thanks for sharing the giggles! My dad used to claim that "...we probably had some hoss thieves back there, too, along with the bragworthy ones," but I doubt if he knew about Minnie. :-) Merry ----- Original Message ----- From: "Tim Doyle" <tim -at- greenscourt.com> To: <WHITNEY-L -at- rootsweb.com> Sent: March 02, 2002 12:02 PM Subject: [WHITNEY-L] 1880 Census - Interesting Occupation > While looking through the 1880 Census, I stumbled across the following > entry: > > 1880 U.S. Census, Shelby, Tennessee, T9-1279, p. 48D > Dora GRANT 45 Self F W W TN Occ: Boarding House > Sarah O BRIEN 23 Niece F S W TN Occ: Prostitute > Anna BROWN 26 Other F S W OH Occ: Prostitute > Minnie WHITNEY 22 Other F S W TN Occ: Harlet > Carrie HEATH 36 Other F S W MS Occ: Harlet > Maggie STEVENS 19 Other F S W MS Occ: Harlet > Jane JACKSON 19 Other F S W TN Occ: Harlet > > Does anyone want to claim Minnie Whitney?  :-) > > Tim Doyle > > > >


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