Genealogy Projects tagged with Shoes on the Geni Family Tree

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  • Tanners

    TANNER, n. One whose occupation is to tan hides, or convert them into leather by the use of tan. Tanners might operate as a small business but most worked in tanneries, to tan the skins and hides of animals, converting them into leather. The leather was used primarily for making boots and shoes but doublets and jerkins were also made of leather. In ancient history, tanning was considered a ...

  • Cordwainers AKA Shoemakers, but not Cobblers

    Please add your shoemaking ancestor profiles: must be set to public. Project collaborators, please feel free to update the project page, add resources, documents, and images ... and invite more collaborators. What is a Cordwainer? from The Honorable Cordwainer's Company An Ancient Calling The term "cordwainer" is an Anglicization of the French word cordonnier, which means shoemaker, int...