In honor of Labor Day, Geneabloggers everywhere are posting what their ancestors did for a living. Here’s mine:
On my father’s side, I have two physicians (my dad and grandfather), a minister, and then many farmers. I also have a grocer (my dad’s maternal grandfather).
On my mom’s side, I have office managers (my mom* and grandma), and a long series of housewives who supported their farmer-husbands. My maternal grandfather was an accountant who descended from merchants.
*My mom also was an artist and entrepreneur, later in life.