Friday, March 11, 2016

City Directory Abbreviations

I hope you are aware of how valuable city directories can be as a research source. (If not, you can check the PGS website for a list of classes to see when the city directory class is scheduled: .)

But if you are familiar with city directories as all, you know they make liberal use of abbreviations, and some of those can be confusing. The GenealogyInTime Magazine offers us a list of common abbreviations used those publications, as well as a list of first name abbreviations, and occupation abbreviations.

You might want to bookmark this site to keep it handy when you are exploring city directories.

City Directory Abbreviations:

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