Occupations of Perry County Residents
1850 - 1910


Source: Census Records 1850-1910, Perry county

Actor (theatrical)
Agent (railroad)
Baker
Barber
Blacksmith
Blocksetter (lumber)
Boarding House Keeper
Bookkeeper (bank, general store)
Brakeman (locomotive)
Bridge Laborer
Broom Maker
Butcher
Carpenter (House, Cabinet)
Cashier (store, bank)
Cigar Maker
Clergyman
Clerk (Post Office, County Court, County Deputy, Dry Goods, Store)
Clothes Presser
Cobbler (shoe)
Collector (county taxes)
Contractor (timber)
Cook (hotel, boarding house)
Cooper
Delivery Man
Deputy Sheriff (Perry County)
Ditcher
Domestic
Dressmaker
Druggist
Edger (lumber)
Engineer (locomotive)
Farmer
Farm Laborer
Farm Overseer
Ferryman
Fireman (mill, locomotive)
Grader (lumber)
Guard (state convicts)
Hatter
Helper (depot)
Hotel Clerk
Hotel Keeper
Housekeeper (private family)
Ice Traffiker
Janitor (house)
Laborer (general, bridge, odd jobs, livery stable, paper hanger, shingle mill)
Lath Binder
Laundress
Lawyer
Livery Barn Keeper
Log Cutter
Log Hauler
Log Sealer
Lumber Dealer
Machinist
Mail Carrier
Manager (Shingle Mill, Plantation, Saw Mill)
Mechanic
Merchant
Miller
Mill Laborer
Millwright
Minister
Music Teacher
Newsboy (street)
Newspaper Editor
Night Watchman
Nurse
Optician
Overseer
Painter (house)
Peddlar
Performer (theatrical)
Pharmacist (drug store)
Photographer
Physician
Plasterer
Plumber
Porter (general store, hotel, office)
Postmaster
Postmistress
Proprietor
Rafting
Railroad Laborer
Railroad Section Foreman
Rock Crusher
Saddler
Saleslady
Saleman/Travelling Salesman
Saw Tiler
Sawyer
Seamstress
Section Boss (railroad)
Servant (private family, hotel)
Sheet Iron Worker
Sheriff (Perry County)
Shingle Maker
Shoemaker
Shoemaker Apprentice
Stacker (lumber)
State Convict Guard
Steersman (boat)
Stenographer
Superintendant
Tailor
Tax Assessor
Teacher (Public Schools/Rural Schools)
Teamster
Telegraph Operator
Telephone Operator
Tent Show Man
Time Keeper
Tiremaker
Trackman (railroad)
Trader
Treasurer (county)
Typesetter (printing office)
Veterinary Surgeon
Waitress
Washerwoman
Weaver
Well Driller
Wheelwright


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