John Meddiger: sailmaker 1851

In 1851, John Meddiger of Red Hook Point was employed as a sailmaker. In the 1850s most of the ships using Red Hook's ports, as elsewhere, were tall masted, wind powered vessels.

"Meddiger John, sailmaker Red Hook Point"




  • Hearnes' Brooklyn City Directory for 1850-1851;
    H.R. Hearne and W.H. Hearne, 1851 (accessed 2016)

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