Madison County, North Carolina

 
 
1889 Business' & Proprietors
 
 
 
Name
Post Office
Occupation
Allen, John
Mars Hill
Farmer
Allen, Thos.
Mars Hill
Farmer
Ammons, J.M.
Hale Wood
Farmer
Ammons, James
Halewood
Baptist Minister
Ammons, John 
Outlook
Baptist Minister
Anderson, Dr. J.G.
Ramseyville
Farmer
Anderson, J.W.
Mars Hill
Farmer
Arrowood, A.J.
Mars Hill
Teacher
Bailey, Col.
Hot Springs
Farmer
Bailey, John
Hale Wood
Farmer
Baird, J.H.
Ivey
Physician
Baldwin, James
Lee
Methodist Minister
Baldwin, Lafayette
Lee
Methodist Minister
Ball, D.S.
Stock
Live Stock
Ball, H.C.
Stock
Farmer
Ball, J.A.
Ramseyville
Farmer
Ball, M.
Stock
Farmer
Ball, R.S.
Stock
Farmer
Benson, Samuel
Hot Springs
Farmer
Benson, Wm.
Hot Springs
Farmer
Boon, W.R.
Stock
Corn & Flour Mill
Bradley, Alfred
Mars Hill
Baptist Minister
Brank,  Joseph
Marshall
Physician
Briggs, John
Ivey
Farmer
Briggs, W.K.
Briggsville
Baptist Minister
Brown, Irvin
Spring Creek
Farmer
Brown, Michael
Spring Creek
Farmer
Brown, Van
Spring Creek
Farmer
Bruce, Milton
Peek
General Store
Bryan, Geo.
Marshall
Farmer
Bryan, Z.
Marshall
Farmer
Bryant, Wm.
Mars Hill
Farmer
Buckner, M.C.
Ramseyville
Teacher
Buckner, M.C.
Ramseyville
Farmer
Buckner, Philip
Hale Wood
Farmer
Callahan, J.B.
Stock
Farmer
Campbell, John
Marshall
Lumber, Building & Contracting
Cargyle, John
Grapevine
General Store
Carter & Ramsey
Stock
Saw Mill
Carter, A.O.
Mars Hill
Farmer
Carter, E.
Mars Hill
Corn & Flour Mill
Carter, E.
Mars Hill
Farmer
Carter, E.S.
Stock
Farmer
Carter, H.J.
Mars Hill
Farmer
Carter, J.B.
Ramseyville
Farmer
Carter, J.C.
Hot Springs
Farmer
Carter, S.M.
Stock
Farmer
Cartlaw, S.C.
Hot Springs
Farmer
Carver, Alexander
Spring Creek
Hats
Chandler, James
Stock
Farmer
Chankley, J.
Hot Springs
Farmer
Click, Daniel
Hot Springs
Farmer
click, J.
Hot Springs
Farmer
Click, W.
Hot Springs
Farmer
Corn, Robert
Hale Wood
Farmer
Cox, B.W.
Ivey
Farmer
Daniel, H.B.
Marshall
Farmer
Davis, H.
Trail Branch
Baptist Minister
Davis, W.V.
Marshall
Blacksmith & Wheelwright
Dawson, F.M.
Hot Springs
Farmer
Deaver, T.S.
Ivey
Farmer
Deweese, Levi
Mars Hill
Baptist Minister
Edwards, Isham
Hale Wood
Farmer
Edwards, James
Hale Wood
Farmer
Edwards, John
Hale Wood
Farmer
Edwards, Mrs. Julia
Hale Wood
Teacher
Eller, Ben
Marshall
Farmer
Ellington, James
Marshall
Farmer
Fagg, M.J. & Co.
Hot Springs
Lime
Farmworth, W.
Hot Springs
Farmer
Farnsworth, R.M.
Barnard
Farmer
Feagan, H.M.
Hale Wood
Farmer
Fisher, Jesse
Marshall
Farmer
Fisher, R.
Stock
Farmer
Fitzgerald, John
Hot Springs
Farmer
Fortune, Barnett
Marshall
Farmer
Freeman, A.S. & Co.
Marshall
Copper Mine
Freshour, A.
Hot Springs
Farmer
Freshour, Frank
Hot Springs
Farmer
Furguson, C.
Marshall
Coopering
Gague, Major
Marshall
Farmer
Gahagan, George
Barnard
Farmer
Garrett, C.G.
Hot Springs
Farmer
Garrett, C.T. & Co
Warm Springs
Livery Stable
Garrett, G.
Hot Springs
Farmer
Gassager, George
Marshall
Farmer
Gill, John
Hot Springs
Farmer
Goforth, J.A.
Spring Creek
Baptist Minister
Gorman, T.B.
Hot Springs
Farmer
Gowan, Mark
Marshall
Farmer
Gudger & Gudger
Marshall
General Store
Gudger, H.A.
Marshall
Farmer
Gudger, J.J.
Marshall
Gudger House Proprietor
Gudger, J.J.
Marshall
Farmer
Gudger, J.M.
Marshall
Lawyer
Gudger, J.M.
Marshall
Farmer
Gudger, W.J.
Marshall
Auctioneer
Guthrie, Wm.
Marshall
Farmer
Gwaltney, G.G.
Marshall
Farmer
Halcombe, E.B.
Stock
Farmer
Halcombe, H.A.
Stock
Farmer
Halcombe, J.L.
Stock
Farmer
Halcombe, James
Stock
Farmer
Halcombe, M.M.
Stock
Farmer
Hall, D.S.
Stock
Farmer
Hardwick, J.K.  
Marshall
Physician
Hardwick, J.K. & Co.
Marshall
Mica Mine
Harrington, W.B.
Warm Springs
Saw Mill
Haweter, W.H.
Hot Springs
Farmer
Haynie, C.
Stock
Blacksmith & Wheelwright
Haynie, T.C.
Stock
Farmer
Henderson, Allen
Marshall
Farmer
Hensey, J.
Marshall
Farmer
Hickner, John
Spring Creek
Farmer
Hill & Rumbaugh
Warm Springs
Fertilizer & General Store
Hill, B.W.
Hot Springs
Farmer
Holcombe, J.T.
Stock
Building & Contracting
Honeycutt, S.
Marshall
F.W. Baptist Minister
Houston, Wm.
Marshall
Farmer
Howerton, W.H.
Warm Springs
Physician
Hudgins & Co.
Marshall
General Store
Huff, L.C.
Mars Hill
Farmer
Huff, L.C.
Ramseyville
Farmer
Hunter, Hardy
Hale Wood
Farmer
Hunter, Hiram
Marshall
Farmer
Hunter, J.M.
Marshall
Farmer
Hunter, Wiley
Marshall
Farmer
Hunter, William  
Marshall
Farmer
Hunter, William G.
Marshall
Lawyer
Ingle, G.
Mars Hill
Farmer
Ingle, Jack
Mars Hill
Farmer
Jervis, Charles
Mars Hill
Teacher
Jervis, Curtis
Mars Hill
Teacher
Jervis, W.C.
Ramseyville
Farmer
Jervis, W.N.
Ramseyville
Farmer
Jervis, W.P.
Mars Hill
Teacher
Lamb, John
Hot Springs
Farmer
Lance & Lance
Marshall
General Store
Lanser, Alex.
Hot Springs
Farmer
Lawan & Co.
Ivey
Boots & Shoes
Lawson Bros & White
Marshall
General Store
Leonard, John
Marshall
Building & Contracting
Lisonbee, R.
Marshall
Corn & Flour Mill
McDevitt, J.M.
Marshall
Baptist Minister
McDevitt, P.
Marshall
Baptist Minister
McElroy, J.S.
Ivey
Farmer
McFall, J.M.
Hot Springs
Building & Contracting
McFall, M.M.
Hot Springs
Farmer
McPeters, C.A.
Stock
Farmer
McPeters, T.M.
Stock
Farmer
McRay, Stephen
Marshall
Blacksmith & Wheelwright
Metcalf, Jacob
Briggsville
Methodist Minister
Minton, J.C.
Stock
Farmer
Moody, M.
Hot Springs
Farmer
Morgan, Jesse
Mars Hill
Farmer
Morrison, S.S.
Marshall
General Store
Nelson, J.B.
Bryan
General Store
Nelson, J.B.
Marshall
Farmer
Nichols & Nichols
Marshall
General Store
Nichols, Charley
Barnard
Farmer
Nichols, J.
Marshall
Farmer
Oliver, J.M.
Stock
Blacksmith & Wheelwright
Oliver, J.M.
Stock
Farmer
Oliver, R.
Stock
Farmer
Ottinger, H.
Hot Springs
Farmer
Ottinger, Henry
Hot Springs
Boarding House Proprietor
Ottinger, Henry
Hot Springs
Farmer
Parham, J.
Spring Creek
Baptist Minister
Paris, Jack
Marshall
Farmer
Pender, R.P.
Stock
Farmer
Penley, J.H.
Stock
Farmer
Perkins & Co.
Marshall
Confectioner
Phillips, Jas.
Mars Hill
Farmer
Plemmons, James
Spring Creek
Baptist Minister
Plemmons, S.F.
Spring Creek
Distillery
Plemmons, Sol.
Spring Creek
Farmer
Pritchard, J.C.
Mars Hill
Farmer
Pritchard, Peter C.
Marshall
Lawyer
Ramsey, Garrett
Marshall
Baptist Minister
Ramsey, J.M.
Barnard
Farmer
Ramsey, O.H.
Ramseyville
Farmer
Ramsey, W.B.
Marshall
Millwright
Ramsey, W.C.
Ramseyville
Lumber Dealer
Ray, E.W.
Mars Hill
Farmer
Ray, J.M.
Stock
General Store
Ray, J.M.
Ramseyville
Farmer
Ray, W.C.
Mars Hill
Farmer
Reagan, Latta
Ivey
Physician
Reagan, W.S.
Ivey
Physician
Rector, E.
Marshall
Rector House Proprietor
Rector, Mrs. E.
Marshall
Marshall House Proprietor
Redman & Bro.
Marshall
Com. Merchant
Reeve, Jack
Spring Creek
Farmer
Reeves, J.A.
Cross Rock
Methodist Minister
Reeves, J.A.
Cross Rock
Postmaster
Reeves, J.A.
Cross Rock
Farmer
Reeves, John
Spring Creek
Farmer
Reeves, Malley
Barnard
Farmer
Rice, N.H.
Bryan
General Store
Rice, Noel
Marshall
Farmer
Riddle, H.B.
Spring Creek
Baptist Minister
Rimmon, B.I.
Stock
Farmer
Roberts, Evans
Spring Creek
Baptist Minister
Roberts, Jack
Marshall
Farmer
Roberts, S.
Marshall
Corn & Flour Mill
Robertson, S.C.
Marshall
Millwright
Robinson, S.C.
Hale Wood
corn & Flour & Saw Mill
Robinson, S.C.
Hale Wood
Farmer
Rogers, I H
Hot Springs
Farmer
Rogers, John
Marshall
General Store
Roling, Michael
Lee
Methodist Minister
Rollins, T.J.
Marshall
Boarding House Proprietor
Rollins, T.J.
Marshall
Farmer
Rollins, W.W.
Marshall
Farmer
Rumbaugh, H.T.
Hot Springs
Lawyer
Rumbaugh, J.E.
Hot Springs
Farmer
Sams, J. R. 
Ivey
Teacher
Sams, J.R.
Ramseyville
Farmer
Sams, J.R.  
Mars Hill
Farmer
Sams, J.R. & Co.
Mars Hill
Tobacco
Sams, J.R. & Co.
Mars Hill
General Store
Sams, W.R.
Grapevine
General Store
Sanders, John
Hot Springs
Blacksmith & Wheelwright
Sanders, V.Y.
Hot Springs
Farmer
Sawyer, J.F.
Marshall
Building & Contracting
Sawyer, J.F.
Marshall
Painter
Sawyer, S.
Marshall
Boots & Shoes
Scisum, P.
Hot Springs
Farmer
Shelton, John
White Rock
Farmer
Smith, Jas.
Marshall
Farmer
Smith, W.B.
Marshall
Farmer
Sprinkle, J.B.
Ramseyville
Farmer
Sprinkle, N.C.
Marshall
Farmer
Sprinkle, W.C.
Bryan
General Store
Steavens, John
Hot Springs
Farmer
Stockham, A.
Hot Springs
Farmer
Stone, J.T.
Hot Springs
Boarding House Proprietor
Teague, Frank
Spring Creek
Farmer
Tillery, Bluford
Marshall
Farmer
Tillery, Thomas
Marshall
Farmer
Tilson, J.C.
Hale Wood
Physician
Tweed, A.G.
White Rock
Farmer
Waldrope, George
Barnard
Farmer
Wallen, Jesse
Marshall
Physician
Wallen, Stephen
Big Laurel
Baptist Minister
Ward & Gudger
Marshall
General Store
Washburn, Charles
Marshall
Teacher
Wells, Willis
Stock
Farmer
West, B.F.
Marshall
Farmer
West, M.
Hale Wood
Farmer
White, H.A.
Marshall
Farmer
White, H.A.
Ramseyville
Farmer
White, J.J.
Marshall
Farmer
Whitt Bros.
Hale Wood
General Store
Whitt, Jesse
Mars Hill
Baptist Minister
Whittington, Dr.
Hot Springs
Farmer
Wilbar, ________
Marshall
Wilbar House Proprietor
Wild, Noah
Marshall
Farmer
Wilds, J.R.
Spring Creek
Baptist Minister

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


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