Friday, November 30, 2012

Mrs. Terry's Sleeve Stay

I know it has been a while since I posted anything on here.  There have been many distractions. You know, life, other blogs, other projects; oh and my addiction to Geni.

Today I wanted to share this silly invention  Scientific American that I found ( I find holding the sleeve with my hand works just fine).

The Scientific American, New York, April 7, 1888, page 212

I was able to find Mrs. Abby M. Terry in the 1880 census for Brooklyn, New York.

Name:Abby MTerry
Birth Year:abt 1824
Birthplace:New York
Home in 1880:BrooklynKingsNew York
Relation to Head of House:Wife
Marital Status:Married
Spouse's Name:James M. Terry
Father's Birthplace:New York
Mother's Birthplace:New York
Occupation:Keeping House
Household Members:
James M. Terry59
Abby M. Terry56
Christian A. Neidig29
Clarissa Neidig28
Mariam S. Neidig1
Anna. Terry18
Source Citation: Year: 1880; Census Place: Brooklyn, Kings, 
New York; Roll: 848; Family History Film: 1254848; Page: 645C
Enumeration District: 132; Image: 0627.

Leslie Ann
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