Family Research – English, Scottish and Irish Genealogy

24/1/2007

Grandpa was a mule skinner and other family factoids

For longtime Sterling resident Bill Thomas, it’s probably good that he knows what a mule skinner is.

No, it’s not someone who skins mules. Actually, because of the abrasions often created on the animals’ hide, the job title — from a bygone era — is used for the person who drives a team of mules. for more click here

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