Ships passenger lists, census returns and other documents used in genealogy may give an ancestor’s occupation, this list gives more modern interpretations of those terms.
Yeoman – farmer who owns his own land; freehold farmer
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The 1850 U.S. Census included the names of everyone in the household for the first time.