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Wars  1565 To 1902
Contributed by Dan Burrows dburrows1@juno.com

OCCUPATIONS CHART

WAR DATES AREA
French-Spanish
English-French
Anglo-French
Pequot War
???
Iroquois
Anglo-Dutch
Bacon's Rebellion
King Philip's
War In North
Culpepper's Reb'n
Leisler's Rebellion
Revolution in MD
Glorious Revolution
King Willliam's War
Queen Anne's
Tuscarora
Jenkin's Ear
King George's
Louisbourg
Fort Necessity
Anglo-French
French & Indian
Siege of Quebec
American Revolution
Wyoming Valley
Shay's Rebellion
Whiskey Insurrection
Northwestern Indian
War with France
War with Tripoli(Naval)
Burr's Insurrection
Chesapeake (Naval)
Northwestern Indian
Florida Seminole Indian
War of 1812
Peoria Indian
Creek Indian
Lafitte's Pirates
Barbary Pirates
Seminole Indian
Lafitte's Pirates
Arickaree Indian
Fever River Indian
Winnebago Indian
Sac & Fox Indian
Black Hawk
Toledo
Texan
Indian Stream
Creek Indian
Florida (Seminole)
Sabine/Southwestern
Indian Cherokee
Heatherly Distrubance
Mormon
Aroostook
Dorr's Rebellion
Mormon
Mexican
Cayuse Indian
TX & NM Indian
California Indian
Utah Indian
Rogue River Indian
Oregon Indian
Nicaraguan
Kansas Troubles
Yakima Indian
Klamath & Salmon
River Indian Florida Indian
John Brown's Raid
War of Rebellion
Cheyenne
Sioux
Indian Campaign
Fenian Invasion of 1866
Indian Campaign
Modac Indian
Apaches
Indian Campaigns
Cheyenne & Sioux
Nez Perce
Bannock
White Riv. (Ute Ind.)
Cheyenne
Spanish-American
Phillippine Insurrection
1565-67
1613-1629
1629
1636-37
1640-45
1642-53
July 1653
1675-76
1675-76
1676-78
1677-80
1688-91
1689
1689
1689-97
1702-13
1711-12
1739-42
1740
1745
1754
1755-58
1754-63
1759
1775-83
1782-87
12/1786-1/1787
1794
1790-95
1790-95
1798-1800
1806-1807
1807
1811
1812
1812-15
1813
1813-14
1813-14
1815
1817-18
1821
1823
1827
1827
1831
1832
1835-36
1835-36
1835-36
1836-37
1835-42
1836-37
1836-38
1836
1838
1839
1842
1844
1846-1848
1847-48
1849-55
1851-52
1850-53
1851, 1853, 1856
1854
1854-58
1854-59
1855
1855
1855-58
1859
1860-65
1861-64
1862-63
1865-68

1867-69
1872-73
1873
1874-75
1876-77
1877
1878
1879
1878-79
1898-99
1899-1902
Florida
Canada
St.Lawrence Riv.
New England
New Netherland
New Eng.; Acadia
New Netherland
Virginia
New England
Maine
Carolinas
New England
Maryland
New England
Canada
New England
Virginia
Florida
GA & VA
New England
Ohio
Canada
New Eng;VA
Canada
USA
Pennsylvania
Massachusetts
Pennsylvania
Ohio
Ohio
Naval
South Mississippi Valley
Virginia
Indiana
FL (GA Volunteers)
General
Illinois
South
South
North Coast Africa
FL & GA
Galveston
Missouri Riv; Dakota Terr
Illinois
Wisonsin
Illinois
Illinois & Wisconsin
Ohio & Michagan
Texas
New Hampshire
Georgia & Alabama
FL, GA, & AL
Louisiana
Osage Indian 1837 Missouri
Missouri
Missouri
Maine
Rhode Island
Illinois
Mexico
Oregon
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Oregon
Oregon
Naval
Kansas
Local
Oregon & Idaho
Florida
VA
General
Local
Minnesota
OR, ID, CA
From New England Canada
KS, CO & Ind. Terr.
Oregon
Arizona
KS, CO, TX, NM,& I.T
Dakota
Idaho
ID, Washington Terr.& Wyoming Terr.
Utah & Colorado
Dakota & Montana
Cuba
Philippine Islands

OCCUPATIONS CHART

Accomptant = Accountant

Almoner = Giver of charity to the needy

Amanuensis = Secretary or stenographer

Artificer  = A soldier mechanic who does repairs

Bailie  = Bailiff

Baxter  = Baker

Bluestocking  = Female writer

Boniface = Keeper of an inn

Brazier = One who works with brass

Brewster = Beer manufacturer

Brightsmith  = Metal Worker

Burgonmaster = Mayor

Caulker = One who filled up cracks (in ships or windows or seems to make them watertight by using tar or oakum-hemp fiber produced by  taking old ropes apart

Chaisemaker = Carriage maker

Chandler = Dealer or trader; one who makes or sells candles;  retailer  of groceries

Chiffonnier = Wig maker

Clark = Clerk

Clerk = Clergyman, cleric

Clicker = The servant of a salesman who stood at the door to  invite customers; one who received the matter in the galley from the  compositors and arranged it in due form ready for printing; one who makes eyelet  holes in boots using a machine which clicked.

Cohen = Priest

Collier = Coal miner

Colporteur = Peddler of books

Cooper = One who makes or repairs vessels made of staves &  hoops, such as casks, barrels, tubs, etc.

Cordwainer = Shoemaker, originally any leather worker using leather from Cordova/Cordoba in Spain

Costermonger = Peddler of fruits and vegetables

Crocker = Potter

Crowner = Coroner

Currier = One who dresses the coat of a horse with a currycomb; one who tanned leather by incorporating oil or grease

Docker Stevedore =  dock worker who loads and unloads cargo

Dowser = One who finds water using a rod or witching stick

Draper = A dealer in dry goods

Drayman = One who drives a long strong cart without fixed sides for carrying heavy loads

Dresser = A surgeon's assistant in a hospital

Drover = One who drives cattle, sheep, etc. to market; a dealer  in cattle

Duffer = Peddler

Factor Agent = commission merchant; one who acts or transacts business for another; Scottish steward or bailiff of an estate

Farrier = A blacksmith, one who shoes horses

Faulkner = Falconer

Fell monger = One who removes hair or wool from hides in  preparation for leather making

Fletcher = One who made bows and arrows

Fuller = One who fulls cloth;one who shrinks and thickens woolen cloth by moistening, heating, and pressing; one who cleans and finishes cloth

Gaoler = A keeper of the goal, a jailer

Glazier = Window glassman

Hacker = Maker of hoes

Hatcheler = One who combed out or carded flax

Haymonger = Dealer in hay

Hayward = Keeper of fences

Higgler Itinerant peddler

Hillier = Roof tiler

Hind = A farm laborer

Holster = A groom who took care of horses, often at an inn

Hooker = Reaper

Hooper = One who made hoops for casks and barrels

Huckster = sells small wares

Husbandman = A farmer who cultivated the land

Jagger = Fish peddler

Journeyman = One who had served his apprenticeship and mastered his craft, not bound to serve a master, but hired by the day

Joyner / Joiner = A skilled carpenter

Keeler = Bargeman

Kempster = Wool comber

Lardner = Keeper of the cupboard

Lavender = Washer woman

Lederer = Leather maker

Leech = Physician

Longshoreman = Stevedore

Lormer = Maker of horse gear

Malender = Farmer

Maltster = Brewer

Manciple = A steward

Mason = Bricklayer

Mintmaster = One who issued local currency

Monger = Seller of goods (ale, fish)

Muleskinner = Teamster

Neatherder = Herds cows

Ordinary Keeper = Innkeeper with fixed prices

Pattern Maker = A maker of a clog shod with an iron ring. A clog was a wooden pole with a pattern cut into the end

Peregrinator = Itinerant wanderer

Peruker = A wig maker

Pettifogger = A shyster lawyer

Pigman = Crockery dealer

Plumber = One who applied sheet lead for roofing and set lead frames for plain or stained glass windows.

Porter = Door keeper

Puddler = Wrought iron worker

Quarrier = Quarry worker

Rigger = Hoist tackle worker

Ripper = Seller of fish

Roper = Maker of rope or nets

Saddler  = One who makes, repairs or sells saddles or other  furnishings for horses

Sawbones = Physician

Sawyer = One who saws; carpenter

Schumacker = Shoemaker

Scribler = A minor or worthless author

Scrivener = Professional or public copyist or writer; notary public

Scrutiner = Election judge

Shrieve = Sheriff

Slater = Roofer

Slopseller = Seller of ready-made clothes in a slop shop

Snobscat / Snob = One who repaired shoes

Sorter = Tailor

Spinster = A woman who spins or an unmarried woman

Spurrer = Maker of spurs

Squire = Country gentleman; farm owner; justice of peace

Stuff gown = Junior barrister

Stuff gownsman = Junior barrister

Supercargo = Officer on merchant ship who is in charge of cargo and the commercial concerns of the ship.

Tanner = One who tans (cures) animal hides into leather

Tapley = One who puts the tap in an ale cask

Tasker = Reaper

Teamster = One who drives a team for hauling

Thatcher = Roofer

Tide waiter = Customs inspector

Tinker = An itinerant tin pot and pan seller and repairman

Tipstaff = Policeman

Travers = Toll bridge collection

Tucker = Cleaner of cloth goods

Turner = A person who turns wood on a lathe into spindles

Victualer = A tavern keeper, or one who provides an army, navy, or ship with food

Vulcan = Blacksmith

Wagoner = Teamster not for hire

Wainwright = Wagon maker

Waiter = Customs officer or tide waiter; one who waited on the tide to collect duty on goods brought in

Waterman = Boatman who plies for hire

Webster = Operator of looms

Wharfinger = Owner of a wharf

Wheelwright = one who made or repaired wheels; wheeled carriages, etc.

Whitesmith Tinsmith =worker of iron who finishes or polishes the work

Whitewing = Street sweeper

Whitster =Bleach of cloth

Wright Workman = especially a construction worker

Yeoman = Farmer who owns his own land

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