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Delta County, Colorado
DELTA COUNTY, COGENWEB PROJECT
OCCUPATION CODES - 1870 MORTALITY INDEX
The following list contains 355 entries defining the numeric codes to list occupations in the 1870 Mortality Index.
 

Code     

Occupation

0

Nothing listed or no occupation

1

Farmer

2

Blacksmith

3

Teacher

4

Wheelwright

5

Bricklayer

6

Physician

7

Carpenter-Joiner

8

Shoemaker-cordwainer

9

Laborer

10

Student

11

Cabinet worker

12

Saddler

13

Tailor

14

Merchant

15

Gunsmith

16

Milkman

17

Lawyer

18

Printer

19

Sailor-Navy personnel

20

Landlady,landlord

21

Cooper

22

Clerk-bank clerk

23

Soldier-Army personnel

24

Engineer

25

Plasterer

26

herdsman

27

Stage driver

28

Millwright

29

Mechanic

30

Clergyman-Minister, Priest, Preacher

31

Potter

32

Butcher

33

Gardner

34

Gambler

35

Machinist

36

Baker

37

Overseer

38

Planter

39

Innkeeper

40

Ditcher

41

Wagoner

42

Miller

43

Stock Keeper

44

Painter

45

Grocer

46

School Keeper

47

Postmaster

48

Stonemason

49

Boatman-Pilot on river

50

Mason

51

Trader

52

Silversmith

53

Tanner

54

Housekeeper

55

Surveyor

56

Paper maker

57

Carriage maker

58

Tobacconist

59

Pauper

60

Hatter

61

Woolcomber

62

Ship carpenter

63

Justice of the Peace-Judge

64

Constable

65

Brush maker

66

Distiller

67

Teamster

68

Bridge maker

69

Chain maker

70

Varnisher

71

Barrister

72

Druggist

73

Cheesmaker

74

Basket maker

75

Brick maker

76

Coal miner-Collier

77

Barber

78

Weaver

79

Milliner

80

Drayman

81

Manufacturer

82

Editor

83

Jurner

84

Pump Maker

85

Lumberman

86

Boarding Housekeeper

87

Rafting

88

Iron Maker

89

Pilot

90

Housewife

91

Knitter

92

Clock Repairer

93

Dance Master

94

Rectifier of Liqueurs

95

Cook

96

Engraver

97

Bookseller

98

Laundry

99

Treasurer

100

Bookkeeper

101

Cotton Broker

102

Cartman

103

Artist

104

Shepherd

105

Well Digger

106

Manteau maker

107

Dentist

108

Coach

109

Fireman

110

Railroad worker

111

Concert Musician

112

Prostitute

113

Elocutionist

114

Mailman

115

Photographer

116

Ship Chandler

117

Fisherman

118

Confectioner

119

Telegrapher

120

Liveryman

121

Real Estate Agent

122

Pail Turner

123

Dairyman

124

Banker

125

Hireling-work of all kinds

126

Secretary of State

127

Catholic Sister-Nun

128

Peddler

129

Canal Lock Tender

130

Wagon Maker

131

Superintendent of Cemetery

132

Seamstress

133

Glass Blower

134

Oreminer

135

Stone Cutter

136

Music Teacher

137

Boxer

138

Paper hanger

139

Hotel Keeper

140

Nurse

141

Captain of Ship

142

Life insurance agent

143

Telephone operator

144

Slave

145

Midwife

146

Jeweler

147

Missionary

148

Builder

149

Servant

150

Auctioneer

151

Dyer-Fuller

152

Lawman-Policeman, Sheriff

153

Factory worker

154

Agent

155

Waiter

156

Smith

157

Saloon keeper

158

Broom maker

159

Tool maker

160

Undertaker

161

Glass maker

162

Harness maker

163

Match maker

164

Chair maker

165

Cigar maker

166

Hammerman

167

Marble cutter

168

Foundryman

169

Timer

170

Ordinary keeper

171

Cattleman

172

Farm laborer

173

Tool gatherer

174

Railroad agent

175

Armorer

176

Insurrectionist

177

Canal Repairer

Code     

Occupation

178

Hosteler

179

Furnace Founder

180

Veterinarian

181

Currier

182

Spinster

183

Combmaker

184

Sugarmaker

185

Patent Officer

186

Boilermaker

187

Gold Miner

188

Stock Trader

189

Plumber

190

Railroad Contractor

191

Post Maker

192

Coach Trimmer

193

White Washer

194

Freighter

195

Jailer

196

Wood Chopper

197

Mistress

198

Cotton Factory Worker

199

Candle Maker

200

Fence Maker

201

Pattern Maker

202

Salesman-Saleswoman-or Drummer

203

Miner

204

Bottler

205

Steelmill

206

Boiler Operator

207

Broker

208

Porter

209

Watchman

210

Finisher

211

Cork Cutter

212

Publisher

213

Weigher

214

Nailmaker-Naylor

215

Clothier

216

Actor

217

Canal Superintendent

218

Gentleman

219

Furniture Maker

220

Locksmith

221

Brewer

222

Rope Maker

223

Notary Public

224

Caulker-Calker

225

Inspector

226

Paper Maker

227

Orderly

228

Starchmaker

229

Bristle Dripper

230

Scavenger

231

Dealer

232

Contractor

233

Collector

234

Refiner

235

Representative

236

Hunter

237

Box Maker

238

Manager

239

Eating Establishment - Refectory

240

Doorknob Maker

241

Spice Grinder

242

Slate Picker

243

Grave Digger

244

Puddler

245

Spool Maker

246

Bus Drive

247

Hod Carrier

248

Vinist

249

Tile Cutter

250

Soap Maker

251

Bookbinder

252

Sawmill Worker

253

Carder

254

Ship or Boat Builder

255

Lime Burner

256

Clock Maker

257

Iron Worker

258

Cab Driver

259

Metal Millworker

260

Scrap Packer

261

Saleratur Maker-Baking Soda

262

Furnace Keeper

263

Shoemaker

264

Cast Cleaner

265

Powder Mill Worker

266

Watch Maker

267

Conductor

268

Beautician

269

Tinker

270

Florist

271

Superintendent of Oil Wells

272

Steriedace-Long Shoreman

273

Gas Fitter

274

Reporter

275

Counselor

276

Speculator

277

Ivory Carver

278

Fish Packer

279

Glass Packer

280

Sail Maker

281

Shipper

282

Presser

283

Secretary

284

Wholesaler

285

Custodian-Janitor

286

Proof Reader

287

Designer

288

Wig Maker

289

Toy Maker

290

Piano Maker

291

Packer

292

Taselmaker

293

Umbrella Maker

294

Roofer

295

Driver

296

Tax Collector

297

Coffee Maker

298

Furrier

299

Spinner

300

Axe Grinder

301

Customs Officer

302

Perfumer

303

Inventor

304

Rider

305

Framer

306

Lamp Maker

307

Paver

308

Spooler

309

Poet

310

Commissioner

311

Guilder

312

Sculptor-Carver

313

Male Skinner

314

Wool Sorter

315

Cutler

316

Cloth Finisher

317

Paper Carrier

318

Collar Maker

319

Chemist

320

Alderman

321

Whipmaker

322

Suspenders Maker

323

Bark Measurer

324

Stove Caster

325

Skin Dresser

326

Crimper

327

Blind Maker

328

Hose Maker

329

Delivery Man

330

Swork Mounter

331

Dial Maker

332

Drover

333

Block Maker

334

Pewterer

335

Lamp Lighter

336

Card Maker

337

Rigger

338

Electrician

339

Grinder

340

Wire Maker

341

Button Maker

342

Windmill Maker

343

Oil Refiner

344

Shingle Maker

345

Auditor

346

Driller

347

Operative-industrial worker

348

Bucket maker

349

Mayor

350

Beggar

351

Reed Maker

352

Nut Cracker

353

Governess

354

College/University President

355

Baggage Master

 

 

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