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1889 Business Proprietors


(Source: Branson’s North Carolina Business Directory, by Levi Branson, 1889)

Name Post Office Occupation
Addington, J. Franklin Flour & Corn Mill
Addington, J.B. Roane's Mill Flour & Corn Mill
Addington, J.B. Franklin Saw Mill
Addington, J.H. Franklin Saw Mill
Anderson, William H. Highlands Physician
Angel, T.M. Franklin Flour & Corn Mill
Arnold & Campbell Franklin Mica Mine Proprietor
Bascom, H.M. Highlands Tinner
Bascom, H.M. Highlands Drug Store
Bascom, Henry M. Highlands Livery Stables
Bascom, Henry M. Highlands Hardware & General Store
Beal, James Highlands Butcher
Bowers, C.  Burningtown Mica Mine Proprietor
Bowers, C.D. Franklin Mica Mine Proprietor
Boynton Bros & Co. Highlands Contracting / Building
Boynton, C.A. Highlands Furniture
Boynton, C.A. Highlands Saw & Turning Mill
Boynton, F.A. Highlands Building Material 
Brittian, S.P. Franklin Franklin House Proprietor
Brooks & Co Franklin Lead & Silver Mine 
Brown, G.I. Highlands Feed & Livery Stables
Brown, I,J. Highlands Livery Stables
Brown, R.H. Highlands Blacksmith
Bryson, T.C. Franklin Saw Mill
Bulgin, E. Highlands Brickmaking
Burnette, J.S. Highlands North. Methodist Minister
Clark, S. Highlands Boarding House Proprietor
Cleaveland, W.B. Highlands General Store
Cobb, W.W. Highlands Tannery
Coe, Charles H. Highlands Editor & Publisher of Highlands Star Newspaper
Connally, S.G. Franklin Saw Mill
Cuningham, Mrs. E.K. Franklin Boarding House Proprietor
Davis, Mrs. M.A. Highlands Hotel Proprietor
Dixie, Miss Highlands Islington House Proprietor
Donaldson, Miles Roane's Mill Saw Mill
Durgin, John H. Highlands Carpenter
Edwards, Charles B. Highlands Painter & Paper Hanger
Elias, Kope Franklin Lawyer
Ewing, E.E. Highlands Editor & Proprietor of Blue Ridge Enterprise Newspaper
Farmer, A.D. Ellijay Teacher
Frank, J.D. Franklin Saw Mill
Gregory, Arch. Franklin Quartz Gold Mine Proprietor
Guy, J.M. Highlands Boots, Shoes & Harness
Harbison, T.G. Highlands Teacher
Henry, A. Highlands Livery Stables
Higden, W.H. Cullasaja Flour & Corn Mill
Higden, W.H. Franklin Flour & Corn Mill
Jacobs, A.W. Highlands Methodist Minister
Jacobs, J.L. Franklin Saw Mill
Jarratt, R.H. Franklin Allman House Proprietor
Jennings, J. Franklin Saw Mill
Jones, George A. Franklin Lawyer
Kelsey, Harlan P. Highlands Nurseryman
Kelsey, S.T. & Son Highlands Real Estate
Lucas, Dr. H.S. Callasaja Corundum Mine Proprietor
Lucas, Dr. H.S. Franklin Mica Mine Proprietor
Lyle, J.M. Franklin Flour & Corn Mill
Maguire, James Highlands Carpenter
McLean, P.P. Franklin Saw Mill
Mickle, Mrs. R.A. Highlands Boarding House Proprietor
Norton, David Highlands Boarding House Proprietor
Norton, John & Co. Highlands Butcher
O'Farrel, H.T. Highlands Drugs & Stationary
O'Farrel, H.T. Highlands Physician
Partridge, Wm. Highlands Feed & Flour Mill
Ray, H.H. Burningtown Saw Mill
Ray, J.F. Franklin Lawyer
Reece, T.C. Franklin Teacher
Reid & Malloner Franklin Flour & Corn Mill
Rideout, James Highlands Boarding House Proprietor
Rideout, James & Co. Highlands General Store
Rideout, Jas. Highlands Satula House Proprietor
Rideout, Leslie Highlands Painter & Paper Hanger
Roane, Mrs. Mary Aquone Hotel Proprietor
Roper, Samuel Burningtown Saw Mill
Selleck, Mrs. E.  Highlands Boarding House Proprietor
Sheldon, F.S. Highlands Carpenter
Shepherd, T. Franklin Saw Mill
Siler, J. Roane's Mill Flour & Corn Mill
Siler, Mrs. J. Franklin Flour & Corn Mill
Skinner, M.G. Highlands Blacksmith
Slagle, E.L. Franklin Saw Mill
Sloan, Mrs. T. Franklin Boarding House Proprietor
Smith, J.J. Franklin Saw Mill
Smith, John J. Highlands Highland House Proprietor
Smith, John J. Highlands Lumber, Sash and Doors
Smith, John J. Highlands Steam & Water Mill
Staub, A. Highlands Boarding House Proprietor
Taylor, Wm. H. Highlands Presbyterian Minister
Trotter, H.G. Franklin Steam Saw Mill
Walden, Charles Highlands Barber
Welch, J.W. Franklin Flour & Corn Mill
Welch, Milburn Burningtown Flour & Corn Mill
Welch, W. Burningtown Saw Mill
West, Wm. West's Mill Flour & Corn Mill
White, L. Highlands Boots, Shoes & Harness
White, T. Baxter Highlands Postmaster & General Store
White, T. Baxter Highlands Insurance Agent
Wright, Marion Highlands Carpenter
Zachery, W.A. Franklin Lawyer
Zoeller, Louis Highlands Teacher

Corporations

Corporation Officers Position
Highlands Improvement Association Charles M. Boynton President
Highlands Literary Society Dr. W.H. Fritts President
Sumner Clark Vice-President
Highlands Railroad Company S.T. Kelsey President
E.E. Ewing Director & Treasurer
C.A. Boynton Director
S.W. Hill Director
J.H. Alley Director
H.A. Fulton Director
J.W. Dobson Director
John C. Cannon Secretary
The Floral Society of Highlands Mrs. K.T. Bingham Directress
Mrs. M.M.F. Boynton Vice-Directress

(Source: Branson’s North Carolina Business Directory, by Levi Branson, 1889)

 


 

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