Odds and Ends

Ann Cushman provides a marvelous resource of odds and ends and tidbits and stuff from the unusual to the amusing. In between, you might find a clue or a new source of information to aid your research.


The Maine Genealogist Nov 2015 edition had a short article about the opinion of one census taker who took the 1860 Ellsworth, ME census. He didn’t give married ladies any occupation, not even keeping house, unmarried females he marked as servants, and he called one man a quack doctor.