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From: "John D. Laird" <>
Subject: Re: [ILMASSAC] 1855 Illinois County census question
Date: Fri, 24 Jan 2003 06:12:18 -0600
References: <32e501c2c34f$4e50dc30$e02aa8c0@Whittaker>


IT MEANS THAT ONE MALE IN THE HOUSEHOLD QUALIFIED IN AGE (BETWEEN 21-45
YEARS) TO SERVE IN THE MILITIA IF NEEDED.
ANN
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From: barbawhittaker <>
To: <>
Sent: Thursday, January 23, 2003 8:21 PM
Subject: [ILMASSAC] 1855 Illinois County census question


> Dear list, I have found John G. REAVIS listed in the 1855 Illinois
> State Census for Massac County. Under his name it has Militia - 1. I have
> heard that he trained & sold horses for the Civil War, but I have not been
able
> to find any records. What does this "Militia-1" mean??? Thank you for your
> help.
>
> Barbara Reeves Whittaker
> Mesa, AZ
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