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Re: EARLY STEAM SAWMILL IN LANCASTER COUNTY C1860
Posted by: JOSEPH TAPSCOTT (ID *****6637) Date: September 05, 2002 at 13:58:26
In Reply to: EARLY STEAM SAWMILL IN LANCASTER COUNTY C1860 by JOSEPH TAPSCOTT of 311


10 Years later in 1870 here is some more info updated on the mill-----------


FROM THE 1870 LANCASTER COUNTY CENSUS, WILLIAM H ARMITAGE, NOW RUNNING A MILL AT ARMITAGEVILLE. THIS WAS PRIOR TO THE NAME MERRY POINT BY THE WAY (SEE NOTE BELOW)




NAME AGE SEX RACE OCCUPATION BORN NOTE

ARMITAGE, WILLIAM H 45 M W LUMBERMAN MARYLAND
TENENT, WILLIAM 23 M W LABORER AT SAWMILL MARYLAND
KALER, GEORGE 42 M W LABORER AT SAWMILL BAVARIA 2.
SHIDY, PHILIP 47 M W LABORER AT SAWMILL SAXONY 3.
RICHARDSON,G 20 M W LABORER AT SAWMILL VIRGINIA
CENSENDRY, L 32 F M COOK VIRGINIA
WRIGHT , CARTER 12 M M AT HOME VIRGINIA
BURRELL, ANNA 4 F M AT HOME VIRGINIA


5 HOUSES AWAY
RICHARDSON,J J 36 M W SAWYER VIRGINIA
, ELLEN 29 F W WIFE VIRGINIA
, OLIVE 8 F W AT HOME VA
, JAMES W 7 M W AT HOME VA
, ELLEN C 5 F W AT HOME VA
, LENORA F 2 F W AT HOME VA
GARNET, BILL 11 M B AT HOME VA


NOTES--- 1. FROM THE POST OFFICES OF LANCASTER, ARTICLE IN NORTHERN NECK OF VA
HISTORICAL MAGAZINE (1952 VOLUME 1)

Merry Point- " 18 June 1836 Thomas L Dix (as Special)
10 January 1859 Lewis H Dix
17 January 1860 (as Armitageville)
6 June 1873 Richard W G Dix (Merry Point)
26 February 1884 John S Chowning "

2. NAME APPEARED AS HALOR IN 1860, KALER IS MORE GERMANIC

3. NAME IS SPELLED SEHIDGE 1860, SCHIDEY 1866, SHIDY 1870


As I said yesterday, this is pretty interesting!!

Dan Tapscott


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