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Occupations
A list of occupations and positions held by early Delmarva Settlers culled from 17th century Somerset County judicial records.

Compiled by G. Ray Thompson, PhD., Salisbury, Maryland


* Alphabetical order by last name
* Alphabetical order by occupation

 



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1670 - 1681 Warrant Book
1685 Rent Roll
Comparative Inventories
Databases
Distribution of Wealth
Family Networking
Laws & Legal Info
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Attorney

Alexander, Samuel
Anderson, William
Beauchannan, James
Bray, Pierce
Dent, Peter
Jones, Edward
Pirrie, Robert
Strawbridge, John
Whittington, Andrew
Worthington, Samuel

Basket Maker

Russell, John

Blacksmith

Chambers, Richard
Hill, Richard
Tyra, Robert

Bricklayer

Mead, William

Bridge builder

Knox/Nox, James
Wilson, Ephraim

Carpenter

Knott, Abraham
Law, William
Macoy, Neal
Poore, John
Townsend, Jeremiah

Chirurgeon/Doctor

Holloway, John
Rousallo, John
Synock, Robert
Vigorous, John

Clerk of the Court

Beauchamp, Edmund
Richardson, David
West, John

Commander

Jackson, Rowland

Commissioner

Bosman, John
Dashiell, James
Dixon, Thomas
Elzey, Arnold
Hopkins, Samuel
Horsey, Stephen
Howard, Edmund
Jenckins, Francis
Jones, Thomas
King, John
Layfield, George
Newbold, Thomas
Round, James
Scarbrough, Matthew
Whittington, William
Winder, John
Woolford, Roger

Constable

Beauchamp, Thomas
Bound, William
Cornwell, Nicholas
Elgate, William
Fountain/Fountaine, Mercy
Fountain/Fountaine, Nicholas
Freaks, Henry
Henderson, James
Horsey, Isaac
Innis, William
Jeffers, Richard
Johnson, John
Johnson, Samuel
Jones, Samuel
Miles, Henry
Nearn, Robert
Nelson, William
Perkins, John
Phebus, George
Polk, John
Stevenson, William
Waller, William
Wheeler, Edward
Wright, Christopher

Cooper

Holmes, Archibald
Millard, James
Millard, William
Morris, Mannus/Manasses
Noble, James
Owens, William
Porter, William
Shankland, William

Cooper/ Carpenter

Noble, James

Cordwainer

Barker, John
Barronskill, John
Brittingham, Wm.
Clifton, Thomas
Fenton, Moses
Powell, Mark
Rowell, John
Whaples, Peter
Winslow, William

Cryer

Noble, George

Currier

Coulbourne, William
Green, Richard

Ferryman

Bradshaw, William
Moore, John

Fiddler

Halston, Ralph

Husbandman

Poplewell, John

Informer

Timmons, William

Innholder

Cole, John
Maynard, James
Miner, James
Webb, John
Whittington, Andrew

Joyner

White, Francis

Keeper

Jones, Henry

Laborer

Bishop, Henry
Pope, John

Marriner

Andrews, George
Berry, Oliver
Holland, Michael
Jackson, Roland
Milbourn, Ralph
Page, Stephen
Popin, James
Poprell, Andrew
Sayer (Sayors Sawyers), John Capt.
Tindall, Charles
Vaughn, Richard

Merchant

Anderson, William
Ballard, Charles
Billop, William
Bishop, William
Bodkin, Peter
Brown, David
Clugson, Michael
Edgar, John
Freeman, Thomas
Galbraith, John
Green, Edward
Henry, John
Kyle, Alexander
Lynch, Henry
Mantoth, William
Mayle, Jacob
Miller, James
Sandford, Samuel
Scarborough, Matthew
Stanfield, James
West, John, Capt.
Wilmott, William

Millwright

Emmett, John

Minister (see also Clerk)

Cotton, William
McKimmey/McKemy, Francis
Richardson, David
Wilson, Thomas

Roads

Davis, Richard Jr.
Macgraugh/Mackra, Owen
Nutter, Christopher
Whitty, Richard

Sawyer

Davis, Thomas
Deards, Benjamin
Knowles, James
Marchment, Samuel
Miller, Thomas
Nutt, Thomas
Snow, John
Swain, John
Taylor, Walter
Wallace, William
Wilson, Alexander

Sayler

Cooper, Edward
Snosswell, Christopher

Servant

Cullamore, Richard
Fllod, Thomas
Lyon, Daniell
Molly, Ann
Robinson, Martha

Sheriff

Coulbourne, William
Trondhom, Martin
Wilson, Ephraim
Worthington, Samuel

Shipmaster

Horsey, Stephen

Shoemaker

Galt, William
Whaples, Peter

Slooper

Thomson, Andrew

Sloopman

Jones, Leonard

Tanner

Barry, James
Robinson, William

Taylor

Berry, Patrick
Evans, Walter
Hobbs, Thomas
Jones, Matthew
Pattent, William

Tinman
Morris, Thomas

Weaver
Abbott, Nathaniel




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