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From: "David C. Richardson" <>
Subject: Re: Explanation of words
Date: Wed, 24 Feb 1999 17:21:42 -0500
A "Husbandman" is one who raised livestock as opposed to raising crops. We
use the same root in the term animal husbandry for example.
> Does anyone know what the term "Husbandman by occupation" mean during 1633?
> I had some male ancestors that have that listed. Most all the relatives were
> with blacksmiths or farmers does this mean he didn't work?
David C. Richardson (wife Emma)
130 Gingercake Ct.
Fayetteville GA 30214-7600
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