Brunswick County, North Carolina
Branson's North Carolina Directory

Brunswick County

Population in 1860........8,400
County Seat........Smithville

County Officers

Attorney, M. London, Wilmington
Clerk County Court, Wm. M.D. Moore
Clerk Superior Court, John T. Wescott
Chairman County Court, D.L. Rassell, Sr., Lumberton
Clerk and Master in Equity, J.W. Galloway
Coroner, _________
Register, Lewis A. Galloway
Sheriff, Rufus Galloway
Surveyor, D.K. Mints, Shallotte
Standard Keeper, _________
Trustee, Rufus Galloway
Treasurer Public Buildings, Wm. B. Dasher

Colleges and Schools

Wayman Academy, Robesons, _______, Prin.
Smithville Academy, Smithville, R.W. Cole, Prin.

Churches and Pastors

St. Phillip’s Church, Episcopal, Smithville, __________, Pastor
Smithville Meth. Ch’ch, W.M.D. Moore, Pastor
Smithville Meth. Church (colored), A. Smith, Pastor

Hotels and Boarding Houses

Duffle’s Boarding House, Smithville, Mrs. M. Duffle, Proprietor
Davis’ Boarding House, Smithville, Mrs. E. Davis, Prop.
McRory’s Boarding House, Smithville, Wm. McRory, Prop.
Stuart’s Boarding House, Smithville, Mrs. M. Stuart, Prop.


Allen, D.C., Roberson’s
Galloway, Swift, Smithville
Russell, D.L. Jr., Town Creek
Ross, Asa, Smithville


Cropon (Geo. M) & Co. Smithville
Dunn, Dwinnell & co., Smithville
Legg, Edwin, Smithville
Priobaw, P., Smithville
Wescott, John L., Smithville
Thees, John H., Smithville


Moore, W.M.D., Methodist, Smithville
Smoot, J.F., Meth., Smithville
Pugh, Geo. W., Meth., Smithville
Smith, Abram, (col.), Meth., Smithville


Mills and Mill Owners

Saw and Grist Mill, Smithville, Mercer & Addy, Proprietors
Steam Grist Mill, Smithville, Wm. J. Patton, Prop.


Carter, Walter G., Smithville
Patton, F.W., Town Creek
Thurston, Stephen D., Smithville

Post Offices & Post Masters
Roberson’s, ___________
Smithville, Edwin Legg
Shallotte, L.B. Smith

(Source: Branson’s North Carolina Business Directory for 1867-68)


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