Great expectations: Not a worthwhile
Thanks to a good friend, Jean Palmer, who forwarded this posting and comments
"MYRT, I THINK THIS IS A GOOD EXAMPLE OF WANTING SOMEONE ELSE TO DO YOUR
Ol' Myrt nearly fainted at the thought of someone
making the following posting to an Ancestry.com message board that automatically
cross-posted to the corresponding genealogy mailing list at RootsWeb. How anyone
can expect others to just do the research for them is beyond me. Clearly the
1900 US federal census and a reasonable county history would be easy to access
if one TRULY wished to find out more about these ancestors. Read for yourself:
information on these people, etc. who are mentioned in the 1899 Diary of
Orval H. CROSIER of Rutland, VT:
- BREED, H., Jr.
- CENTURY CLUB 10/16/1899
- CHEVEY, Harry
- CLARK, C.H.
- CROSIER, Rufus + Chloe STACY CROSIER
- DAVIES rented house
- FOX, Dr.
- FULLER photographer died 1/5/1899
- GARRET sold house
- HOLLAND, J.
- HOUGHTON, H.
- LYONS [LIONS], Oscar
- MACY, R.S. & CO.
- MCINTIRE, E.
- MILLER, Charles [fellow employee]
- MOREHOUSE, WILL [m. 1896 Nellie SHEDD]
- MOWRY, Ellen POWERS
- MURPHY, Miss
- PEARSON, D. babysitter
- POWERS, WILLIAM [b. 1826 Orange, Vt.]
- RATCLIFF, W.
- TOWNSEND house
- WHEELER, J.B. WHEELER [JUDGE?]
- WHEELER, M.E.
- WHEELER, Ray
He was a stenographer for M.E. Wheeler and
Co. of Rutland, Vt.
THANKS :) in advance.
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