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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.

Posted by David Lambert at 11/22/2011 04:25:07 PM | 

I have been assigned to do a report for our school newspaper on this subject, and your post has been beneficial. Can you please add more reference to this topic, thanks.
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