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Home Directory of the Colored People of Chester, 1906

compiled by Lawrence L. Barrett & C. I. Wilson.
This reference is available at the DCHS research library.

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Churches included in this directory:

Union AME

Asbury AME

Murphy's AME

Calvary Baptist

St. Daniel's Methodist Episcopal

St. John's A.U.M.P.

Siloam Memorial M.E.

Temple Baptist

Fifth Presbyterian

St. Luke's U.A.M.E.

Schools featured in this directory:



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This is the complete listing from the directory.

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Last Name First Name Occupation Code1 Address Notes
Ackers Alice     118 Central Ave  
Adams Annabelle     511 Central Ave  
Adams Charles laborer   704 Rulon St  
Adams Harrison coachman h 314 Concord Ave  
Adams Henry laborer h 505 Edgmont Ave  
Adams James laborer   511 Central Ave  
Adams Josephine     314 Concord Ave  
Agison James laborer   117 Lloyd St  
Allen Georgianna     507 Central Ave  
Allen William laborer   507 Central Ave  
Allen William laborer h 1 Vogel Court  
Ambush Mary E domestic   120 Townsend St  
Anderson Annie     1504 Golden Alley  
Anderson Annie washerwoman   521 Union St  
Anderson Annie Maria     931 Central Ave  
Anderson Carrie domestic   314 Congress Ave  
Anderson Charles laborer   25 W 4th St  
Anderson David laborer   521 Union St  
Anderson Elizabeth     344 Ulrich St  
Anderson Ella domestic   931 Central Ave  
Anderson Evelyn dressmaker   1504 Golden Alley  
Anderson Frances     106 Montgomery St  
Anderson Hannah widow h 16 Engle St  
Anderson J F music teacher   1504 Golden Alley  
Anderson James laborer   1644 Providence Ave  

1 - Code: There is no key in the original directory that explains this code. However, it appears that perhaps b = boarder, h = house or home




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