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  • Jonathan Weber Good (1820 - 1889)
    Birth: Jan. 20, 1820 Death: Mar. 30, 1889 Jonathan was the son of Peter and Maria (Weber) Good. "GOOD - March 30th, in East Earl township, Lancaster county, Pa., Jonathan Good, aged 69 years, 2 mon...
  • Hans "John" Hess (1683 - 1733)
    Notes from Aunt Bert: Hess line: Michael Hess 1715 – 1760; Hans Hess 1683 – 1735 ; Jacob Hess 1584; Heinrich Hess 1536 Find a Grave Birth: Jul. 1, 1683, Switzerland Death: 1733 Pequea...
  • Pvt. William J. Miller (1826 - 1901)
    William Miller served in the Union Army during the American Civil War in Company B and F, 6th Pennsylvania Cavalry and Company F, 2nd Pennsylvania Provisional Cavalry.
  • Isaac C. Reed (1814 - c.1900)
    Links Reference: MyHeritage Family Trees - SmartCopy : Nov 20 2016, 17:45:16 UTC * Reference: Ancestry Genealogy - SmartCopy : Nov 20 2016, 17:50:24 UTC
  • USA Theodore W Liggett, Sr. (1830 - 1914)
    "Liggetts in the Civil War" on rootsweb: "Four sons of Samuel and Jane (Stackhouse) Liggett of German Township, Harrison County, Ohio, served in the Union Army during the Civil War. Three of them...

Shoemakers

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What is a shoemaker?

From Wikipedia

Shoemaking is the process of making footwear. Originally, shoes were made one at a time by hand. Traditional handicraft shoemaking has now been largely superseded in volume of shoes produced by industrial mass production of footwear, but not necessarily in quality, attention to detail, or craftsmanship.

Shoemakers may produce a range of footwear items, including shoes, boots, sandals, clogs and moccasins. Such items are generally made of leather, wood, rubber, plastic, jute or other plant material, and often consist of multiple parts for better durability of the sole, stitched to a leather upper.

Trades that engage in shoemaking have included the cordwainer's and cobbler's trades. Today shoes are often made on a factory basis rather than a craft basis.

The patron saint of shoemakers is Saint Crispin.

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