Butler County, Pennsylvania 1916 Farm Directory Page 258
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The information in this directory is arranged as follows: 1st, Name of individual, 2nd., The number of children living at home. (Example, 3 ch means 3 children.), 3rd., The individual's business of occupation. 4th., The chief crop or specialty. (Example, grain, poultry, apples or potatoes means that these are the specialties of the individuals to whom they refer.) 5th., Refers to property upon which individual has residence. O H&L means owns house and lot. T H&L means tenant house and lot. O designates number of acres in farm owned. T designates number of acres in farm for which money rent is paid. WOS designates number of acres worked on shares. 6th., Is the number of the rural delivery route and post office from which mail is received. 7th., Is the name of the township in which individual lives. 8th., H designates the highway on which individual has residence. The abbreviations appearing after the highway number pertain to the telephone which is B T for Bell telephone, I T for independent telephone, etc.
Bell Telephone B T.
General Delivery Gen. D
House & Lot H & L
Independent Telephone I T.
Rural Delivery rd