02 December 2008

What is "W & D" in Rock Island in 1888?

The 1888-1891 directory for the City of Rock Island contains entries for August and Charles Mortier, both of whom are working for "W & D." Anyone have any idea what company this is?
This directory is one of thousands recently posted and indexed on Ancestry.com.

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Anonymous Anonymous said...

I know nothing about W & D however you may wish to look at the images on 229 and 231 of the same book on ancestry.com. There may ever be more pages? I only gave it a quick look. It does refer to a company called Weyerhaeuser & Denkman.

10:36 AM  
Blogger Michael John Neill said...

I'll take a look and post a followup.

11:10 AM  
Blogger Michael John Neill said...

A followup has been posted at:


3:07 PM  

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