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Offline stephen lewis

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Help with reading
« on: Friday 20 September 13 14:15 BST (UK) »
Robert Grisdale appears in the 1920 census in Detroit born 1867. Can you read his occupation and industry and does EM mean employer?

Also US to Canada Border Crossings on ( April 1910 Robert Grisdale born 1868, can you read the destination?

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Re: Help with reading
« Reply #1 on: Friday 20 September 13 15:35 BST (UK) »
His occupation looks like Trucking.  Industry looks like Dump trucks.  Em appears to mean employer - http://www.us-census.org/help/1920.html

I can't find the border crossing.

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Re: Help with reading
« Reply #2 on: Friday 20 September 13 16:19 BST (UK) »
I agree with Shelly's thoughts for 1920.

Immigration:  Looking at pages around his entry, it looks like Bliced or Blecid River.   ???

Update:  Maybe Blind River?  (Image No. 130)

(Shelly, he is shown as Robt Grisdale)
Ellison: Co. Wicklow/Canada       Fowley: Sligo/Canada       Furnival: Lancashire/Canada       Ibbotson: Sheffield/Canada       Lee/DeJongh: Lancashire & Cheshire       Mumford: Essex/Canada       Ovens: Ireland/Canada       Sarge: Yorkshire/Canada       Stuart: Sligo/Canada       Sullivan: Co. Clare/Canada      Vaus: Sussex/Surrey      Wakefield: Tuam or Ballinasloe, Ireland       (Surname: Originated/Place Last Lived)  (Canadians lived in Ontario)


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« Reply #3 on: Friday 20 September 13 19:31 BST (UK) »
Thank you both.