Workday Wednesday: What is this occupation?

Do you recognize the occupation the first line? It’s “charetier”… which doesn’t appear in any dictionary.

 

2016-02-21

From the accent, the word originally was “charestier.” Or, more accurately, “charretier.” Carter.

Here’s a solid outline of the word’s meaning from Wikipedia.

 

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About Bryna O'Sullivan

A Connecticut-based professional genealogist, I love working with beginners of all backgrounds. I also do specialty research in Connecticut and Luxembourg-American genealogy.
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