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The Online Genealogist: A Baltimore Truckman in the 1820's.

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David Allen Lambert

David Allen Lambert
NEHGS Online Genealogist

 Question: I found out recently on a deed from 1820 that my 3rd great-grandfather was a Truckman.  What would this be for an occupation in the 18th century?  

Answer: A truckman would sell his goods and wares from a truck or cart.  This was usually done in the local market place.  Also Truckman were also used to move the belongings of others for hire.


 

Posted by David Lambert at 08/22/2012 11:55:15 PM | 


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