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Looking for an ancestor who rented property in 1908.

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David Allen Lambert

David Allen Lambert
NEHGS Online Genealogist

Question: What is the best method to locate the name of the owner of a rental property in Brockton, Massachusetts in 1908?

 

Answer: I would suggest examining the microfiche of Brockton City Directories ca. 1907-1910 at NEHGS.  These would be the best option for determining a resident, regardless if they were the property owner.  We do have in house access to Sanborn Fire Insurance Maps however this will only indicate the owner of the property.


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