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AETNA  BUSINESS DIRECTORY 1878 (approx)

COPPENBARGER WM. F. farmer and stock raiser, Sec. 13; P.O.   Kenney
ISRAEL JOHN D. dry goods, groceries, boots and shoes, notions, and general country store, and postmaster; Chesnut
MENCY & WILEY, custom millers,  Township, Sec. 32
MICHENER ISIAH J. groceries, dry goods, boots and shoes, and grain dealer and general country store; agent I. C. R.R. and Am. Ex. Co. Chesnut
SNYDER BROTHERS, manufacturers and dealers in hardwood lumber; bridge furnishing a specialityt

BROADWELL TOWNSHIP BUSINESS DIRECTORY 1878 (approx)

EISIMINGER ABRAM, postmaster   
RANKIN EDMUND, farmer, miller of Broadwell and retail dealer in dry goods, groceries and provisions, drugs and patent medicines, notions,  post-office in the store, and store opposite depot and stock-ra.iser. His mill is run by water-power; grinds all kinds of grain; owns a lime stone quarry
READ GEORGE W. Sec. 35, dealer in grain and stock, also cattle-raisery

CORWIN TOWNSHIP  BUSINESS DIRECTORY.

BOCK, GEORGE  A.     stock-raiser and breeder of Poland-China hogs, Sec. 35;
SIMMONS ALBERT, justice of the peace, Sec. 14
STEVENS, WILLIAM H. blacksmith. Sec. 16; does all sorts of repairing in iron work of wagons or farm implements. Work solicited
WARREN GEO. farmer and breeder of short-horned cattle; also, Poland-China and Berkshire hogs;  Sec. 6
WILLOCKS  ROBERT, farmer and stock raiser, Sec. 4
WILSON   JOHN,   farmer   and   stock raiser
WILSON M. C fanner and stock raiser

ORAN TOWNSHIP  BUSINESS DIRECTORY 1878 (approx)

GELSTHORP     JOHN      T.    grain 
GAMBBEL JAMES H. breeder and dealer, Beason    raiser of fine Poland-China and Berkshire
ORAN MILLS,   B.   H. Pendleton,  pro-    swine  and   Norman horses; Sec. 16, Oran; proprietor,  Beason;   general  custom  work. P.O. Atlanta
promptly attended to; flour and  corn-meal always on hand
DONSON ___________ Oran; manufacturer of drain tile from 2 to 8 inch; receivers, elbows, and all connections; has been in the drain-tile business for seventeen years; he will enlarge his establishment as business increases; will always be prepared to supply the demand
GAMBBEL THOMPSON, stock raiser and breeder; takes special care in Poland-China swine,  Sec. 16,  Oran;   P.O.Atlanta
ESTES   WILLIAM  H.   stock-raiser and breeder, Sec. 14, Oran; P.O. Beason
CURRY JAMES C. breeder of thoroughbred Berkshire hogs, Sec. 21; P.O. Beason
EATON HENRY S. farmer, fruitgrower, stock-raiser, and steam saw-mill, Sec. 4, Oran; P.O. Atlanta


ORVIL TOWNSHIP BUSINESS DIRECTORY - 1878 (approx)

ALBERTS P. J. & CO. (P. J. Alberts and John Wm. Bredendick) general dealers in dry goods, groceries, hardware, boots and shoes, farm implements, and also dealers in grain, Emden
AUKES    EHME    E.    physician  and surgeon, Emden.
LONG  JAMES M. deals in grain, coal and agricultural implements, Harts-burg,
OHMART GEORGE W. general buggy and wagon maker, Emden,
WIEBURG HENRY, dealer in grain, agricultural implements, coal, etc. Emden,


PRAIRIE CREEK TOWNSHIP BUSINESS DIRECTORY 1878 (approx)

CHESNUT & THOMAS, bankers, San Jose, Illinois. Do a General Banking and Exchange Business. Collections promptly attended to, and returns made on day of payment
STEVEN'S & BARKER, Commis-sion Merchants. Proprietors of Mill Feed Elevator; 89 Maxwell Street. Branch Grain Elevator, San Jose, Mason Co. Illinois
JOHN PARMINTER, Corn Seller. Orders for work solicited in all parts of the county, and satisfaction guaranteed

SHERIDAN TOWNSHIP BUSINESS DIRECTORY 1878 (approx)

BURTON & TAEGER. general dealers in dry goods, notions, groceries, boots, shoes, crockery, glassware,  New Holland
FRAKES T. A. wagon-maker, New Holland, patentee and owner of Frakes' patent tire tightener. Orders solicited for county and state rights
LOGAST HOUSE, Samuel Sadler, proprietor, New Holland. Good sample rooms for commercial travelers
O'SHEA WILLIAM, dealer in hardware and tin ware. Farm implements a specialty. Your orders are solicited. New Holland
RANDOLPH & CO. dealers in dry goods, groceries, queensware, glassware, boots, shoes, hats, caps, &c, &c. Highest price paid for country produce
SCHROEDER LEWIS ,J. dealer in dry goods and groceries, hardware, and drugs, Burton View, Logan Co. Illinois
TOWBIRRMAT WILLIAM T  grain  and  sells  agricultural    implements, New Holland, Illinois
WINDLE  GEORGE, Sec. 30; P.O. New Holland; thorough-bred Berkshire hogs and short-horn Durham cattle
WINDLE THOMAS, Sec. 34; P.O. Lincoln; thorough-bred short-horn cattle and fine-bred Cotswold sheep


Transcribed from:Logan County Illinois; Its Past, and  Present
Donnelly, Loyd & Co. 1878

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