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From: "Frances M. Magrabi" <>
Subject: wills and Bed ticks
Date: Mon, 22 Mar 1999 15:38:26 -0600
Carl -- A bed tick is a fabric case, rather like a large bag, that was
filled with straw or feathers and used as a mattress.
> Does anyone know what a "Bed Tick" is? My x-times great grandmother
>left hers to my ancestor in an 1818 will.