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Branson's North Carolina Business Directory
1867 - 1868

Franklin County

Population in 1860........14,107
County Seat........Louisburg

County Officers

Attorney, W.F. Green
Clerk County Court, T.C. Horton
Clerk Superior Court, W.H. Furman
Chairman County Court, M. Hawkins
Clerk and Master in Equity, C.H. Thomas
Coroner, H.  Perry
Register, A. Thomas
Sheriff, E.A. Gupton
Surveyor, Wm. Fuller
Standard Keeper, ______
Trustee, James Wilson
Finance committee, P.J. Brown, J.B. Littlejohn, B.T. Ballard

Colleges and Schools
Louisburg Female College, Rev. T.M. Jones, president
Louisburg Male Academy, M.S. Davis, A.M. and H.E. Shepherd, University of Virginia principals
Franklin Academy, Rev. George W. Neal, Principal
Children’s School, Louisburg, Miss Martha Arendell, Teacher
Colored School, Louisburg, Miss Martha Hudson and Miss Miller, Teachers

Churches and Pastors
Louisburg, meth., Louisburg, J.A. Cunninggim
Franklinton, meth., Franklinton, J.P. Simpson
Plank Chapel, meth., near Louisburg, Simpson
Trinity Chapel, meth., north of Louisburg, J.P. Simpson
Salem, meth., near Castalia, Nash co., J.P. Simpson
Belford, meth., near Castalia, J.P. Simpson
Chapel Springs, meth., near Louisburg, J.P. Simpson
Prospect, meth., near Louisburg, J.P. Simpson
Ebenezer, meth., near Louisburg, J.P. Simpson
Elizabeth chapel, meth., near Louisburg, J.P. Simpson
Sarepta, meth., near Louisburg, J.P. Simpson
Louisburg, bap., Louisburg, ________
Cypress Chapel, bap., near Louisburg, M.D. Freeman
Flat Rock, bap., near Louisburg,  Prof. Royal
Franklinton, bap., Franklinton, ______
Haywood’s, bap., near Louisburg, Thos. Wilcox
Mt. Zion, bap., near Louisburg, J.G. Barkley
Maple Springs, bap., near Louisburg, Prof. Royal
Poplar Springs, bap., near Louisburg, ________
Red Bud, bap., near Louisburg, J.G. Barkley
Perry’s Chapel, bap., near Franklinton, ______
Sandy Creek, bap., near Louisburg, J.G. Barkley
Presbyterian Church, Louisburg, ________
St. Paul, epis., Louisburg, _______

Hotels and Boarding Houses
Eagle Hotel, Louisburg, James Dent
Louisburg Hotel, Louisburg, Bridges & Debnam
Franklinton Hotel, Franklinton, Mrs. Martha Tucker
Boarding House, Franklinton, Mrs. Ann Coggin

Lawyers
Cook, C.M., Louisburg
Davis, Joseph J., Louisburg
Green, W.F., Franklinton
Lankford, M., Louisburg
Spivey, D.W., Louisburg
Wynne, R.I., Louisburg

Manufactories
Tobacco Factory, Franklinton, J.T. Long
Carriage Factory, Louisburg, W.H. Furgurson

Merchants
Brown, P.J., dry goods &c.,
Carlile, T.N., dry goods, Louisburg
Ellis (A.D.) & Young, dry goods, Louisburg
Fuller, Jones, dry goods, Louisburg
Gay, Albert, dry goods, near Louisburg
Green (W.W.) & Clifton (J.B.) Drugs and dry goods, Louisburg
Harriss, J.T., dry goods &c., Pacific
Harriss, J.J., dry goods &c., near Pacific
Harriss, Wm. S., dry goods, near pacific
Hawkins, P.B., dry goods, Louisburg
Howell, B.N., dry goods, Louisburg
Henly, J.A., dry goods, Franklinton
Joyner, J.S., dry goods &c., Franklinton
Jones, J.F., dry goods, Louisburg
Jones, W.W., confectioner, Louisburg
Joyner, I.S., dry goods &c., Louisburg
King, Benj. J., dry goods, Louisburg
Mitchell (W.H.) & Green (A.), dry goods &c., Franklin
Minetree, J.J., dry goods &c., Louisburg
Pleasants, W.H. & co., dry goods, Louisburg
Phillips, W.K., dry goods, near Pacific
Pearce, R.M., dry goods, Cedar Rock
Ransom & Speed, dry goods, Franklinton
Stanton (I,) & Morton (Geo.) dry goods, Franklinton
Scott,  Hardy O., dry goods, Franklinton
Sherrod, Henry H., dry goods, Franklinton
Stegall (E.L.) & Harriss (H), dry goods, Louisburg
Speed, R.A., dry goods, Louisburg
Timberlake, R.H., dry goods &c., Pacific
Timberlake, J.P. dry goods, near Franklinton
Taylor, A., dry goods, near Louisburg
Wilder, S.T., dry goods, Louisburg
White, Thos., dry goods, Louisburg
Walker, N.B., Silversmith, Louisburg
Yarborough (R.F.) & Barrow (J.S.) dry goods &c., Louisburg

Ministers
Barkley, J.G., bap., Louisburg
Dent. W.T., bap., Pacific
Freeman, M.B., bap., Louisburg
Cunninggim, J.A., meth., Louisburg
Jones, T.M., meth, (local) Louisburg
Neal, Geo. W., meth, Franklinton
Brown, W.A., meth, Local, Louisburg
Reid, James, meth., Louisburg
Simpson, J.P., Franklinton

Mines
Gold Mine, near Louisburg, A. Taylor, proprietor
Portis Gold Mine, near Louisburg T.K. Thomas and Mr. Sturgis, proprietors
Jones’ gold Mine, near Louisburg, J.J. Jones, proprietor

Mills and Mill Owners
Crudup’s, Franklinton, Dr. E.A. Crudup
Clifton’s, near Louisburg, T.T. Clifton
Dent’s, Louisburg, James Dent
Goswick’s, Kittrell’s, W.H. Goswick
Jackson’s, near Louisburg, J.W. Jackson
Jones’, near Louisburg, J.F. Jones
Perry’s, near Louisburg, Dr. A.S. Perry
Terrell’s, near Louisburg, J.M. Terrell
Williams’, Franklinton, W.H.  Williams

Physicians
Clifton, J.B., Louisburg
Green, W.W., Louisburg
Green, B.F., Franklinton
Joyner, Noah, Louisburg
King, W.R., Louisburg
King, Joel G., Louisburg
Moss, J.F., Louisburg
Murphy, N.H., Louisburg
Malone, Ellis, Louisburg
Mau, Z.H., Pacific
O’Brien, John, Kittrell’s
Perry, Sam’l, Louisburg

Post Office & Post Masters
Franklinton, H.S. Furman
Louisburg, Miss Jones
Pacific, __________
(Source: Branson’s North Carolina Business Directory for 1867-68)

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