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1889 County Business Directory

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


1889 Hotels & Boarding Houses

Name
Post Office
Occupation
Hotel
Bowers, V.B. Elk Park Boarding House Proprietor Bowers House
Crowder, William Cranberry Hotel Proprietor .
Franklin, T.C. Linville Boarding House Proprietor Linville Falls House
Hahn, Wallace Cranberry Hotel Proprietor Cranberry Hotel
Heap, Mrs. J.G. Bakersville Boarding House Proprietor .
Phillips, Mrs. Cranberry Boarding House Proprietor .
Silver, S.J. Bakersville Boarding House Proprietor Slagle House
Walsh, Mrs. Elk Park Hotel Proprietor .
Young, R.J. Bakersville Boarding House Proprietor Penland House


Manufacturer and Mill Proprietors

Proprietor
Post Office
Type
Bailey Bros Bakersville Tannery
Bailey, G.D. Red Hill Corn & Flour Mill
Baker & Hawkins Bakersville Corn & Flour Mill
Baker and Buchanan Bakersville Saw Mill
Burleson & Wiseman Elsie Corn & Flour Mill
Cardwell, J.W. Cranberry Saw Mill
Clay, G.P. Elsie Blacksmith & Wheelwright
Gibbs, Garland Herrells Flour, Corn & Saw Mill
Green & Berry Bakersville Corn & Flour Mill
Greenlee, John Cranberry   Saw Mill
Griffith, Elhaman Red Hill Tannery
Gwaltney & Miller Little Rock Creek Saw Mill
Hardy, Jo. . Blacksmith & Wheelwright
Hawkins & Ramsay Bakersville Blacksmith & Wheelwright
Hensley & Bailey Penland Tannery
Johnson, R.J. Elk Park Whiskey Distillery
Masters, Henry Red Hill Corn & Flour Mill
McIntruff, Robert Bakersville Saddles & Harnesses
McKesson, Wesley Cranberry Saw Mill
McKiney, J.W. & Son Little Rock Creek Saw & Corn Mill
Penland, Timothy Bakersville Corn & Flour Mill
Peterson & Bradshaw Relief Corn & Flour Mill
Prestwood, S.D. Bakersville Saddles & Harnesses
Quinn & Priestwood Bakersville Saddles & Harnesses
Reed, F.M. Little Rock Creek Saw & Corn Mill
Russell, C.W. Cranberry Forge Iron
Swort, G.C. Little Rock Creek Saw Mill
Willis, J.A. Elsie Blacksmith & Wheelwright
Young, M. Bakersville Corn & Flour Mill


Merchant and Tradesmen

Name
Post Office
Business
Abernethy & Graham Bakersville General Store
Aldridge, B.W. Plumtree General Store
Arrowood & Tilman Magnetic City General Store
Bailey Bros Bakersville General Store
Berry & Poteat Bakersville General Store
Bonner, L.M. Elk Park General Store
Bower, V.B. Elk Park General Store
Bowman, G.H. Spear General Store
Bowman, G.H. Plumtree General Store
Brinkley, H.L. Mica General Store
Buchanan, Coleman Herrells General Store
Burleson, J.E. Elsie General Store
Clark, S.E. Avery General Store
Cranberry Iron & Coal Co. Cranberry General Store
Crumley, W.B. Elk Park General Store
Davis, J.F. Elk Park General Store
Forbes, R.C. Herrells General Store
Franklin, W.C. Aaron General Store
Garland, R. Red Hill General Store
Glenn, D.M. Glenn General Store
Hawkins, William Bakersville Live Stock
Heap, George Bakersville Jeweler
Hickey, W.C. Bakersville Postmaster
Howell, J.C. Bakersville General Store
Hyams, J.C. Bakersville General Store
Hyder, Sarah Magnetic City General Store
Jimerson, J.W. Spruce Pine General Store
Jones & Vance Elk Park General Store
Key, William Lineback General Store
Lane, G.C. Elk Park Drugstore
Loven, J.G. Aaron General Store
Parker, L.A. Bakersville General Store
Parker, L.G. Magnetic City General Store
Penland, T.P. Penland General Store
Peterson & Bradshaw Relief General Store
Phillips, J.C. Ledger General Store
Phillips, T.G. Red Hill General Store
Slagle & Garland Bakersville General Store
Smith, C.E. Bakersville Drugstore
Steward, W.R. Bakersville General Store
Wilson, John S. Bakersville General Store
Wiseman, J.A. Trout General Store
Worthen, B.S. Bakersville Drugstore


Mines and Proprietors

Type
Post Office
Proprietor
Note
Asbestos Bakersville D.A. Bowman .
Iron Magnetic City Roan Mountain Iron & Steel Co. .
Iron Cranberry Forge Cranberry Iron & Coal Co. ___Pardee, President
Mica Plumtree English, Burleson & Co .
Mica Penland D.H. Robeson .
Mica Bakersville Rorrison & Abernethy .
Mica Snow Creek Gould & Watson .
Mica Plumtree Samuel Lander .
Mica Bakersville J.K. Irby .
Mica Spruce Pine Grier, Gregory & Co. .
Mica Spruce Pine _____Griffith .
Mica Elsie Dellinger & Co. .


Physicians

Name 
Post Office
Crump, R.P. Brummett's Creek
Chadbourn, Louis Bakersville
Job, A. Elk Park
Lane, G.C. Elk Park
Lineback, John T. Lineback
Penland, M.F. Bakersville
Prestwood, R.L. Bakersville
Smith, C.E. Bakersville
Snipes, M.L. Plumtree
Upton, W.P. Bakersville
Zimmerman, _____ Cranberry


Lawyers

Name
Post Office
Bowman, J.W. Bakersville
Greene, J.H. Bakersville
Lowe, Thomas Elk Park
Love, T.A. Bakersville
Turner, Samuel J. Bakersville


Farmers

Name
Post Office
Baker, C.F.
Bakersville
Baker, T.C.
Bakersville
Blalock, S.W.
Bakersville
Bowman, J.W.
Bakersville
Bowman, Joseph
Bakersville
Bowman, R.P.
Bakersville
Bowman, W.G.
Bakersville
Buchanan, Adam
Bakersville
Buchanan, Alexander
Herrells
Buchanan, Jonathan
Herrells
Buchanan, T.C.
Herrells
Buchanan, William
Herrells
Burleson, Brown
Bakersville
Burleson, Charles
Bakersville
Burleson, J.G
Bakersville
Burleson, R.P.
Bakersville
Burleson, Thomas
Bakersville
Burleson, Wesley
Elsie
Caslin, T.M.
Elsie
Cobb, W.R.
Elsie
Ellis, William
Bakersville
Fulbright, J.L.
Elsie
Garland, Charles
Red Hill
Garland, Joseph
Red Hill
Garland, Lewis
Red Hill
Gouge, Edmond
Bakersville
Gouge, L.C.
Bakersville
Gouge, S.C.
Bakersville
Gouge, W.C.
Bakersville
Green, F.C.
Bakersville
Green, S.M.
Bakersville
Green, W.H.
Bakersville
Griffith, E.
Bakersville
Hardin, Peter
Bakersville
Herrell, Sam.
Herrells
Howell, J.C.
Bakersville
Hughes, David
Herrells
Hughes, Jason
Herrells
Jarrett, Milton
Elsie
Johnson, Thomas
Bakersville
Johnson, William
Bakersville
Keever, Daniel
Elsie
Keever, James
Elsie
Keever, Nelson
Bakersville
Ledford, Lindsay
Bakersville
Leonard, J.M.
Elsie
Masters, J.B.
Red Hill
McIntruff, Thomas
Bakersville
McKinney, R.B.
Bakersville
Pannel, Woodard
Bakersville
Phillips, J.G.
Bakersville
Phillips, S.C.
Bakersville
Phillips, William
Bakersville
Rhinehardt, Daniel
Elsie
Smith, Wash.
Bakersville
Stuart, W.R.
Bakersville
Wilson, Arthur
Bakersville
Wilson, M.D.
Bakersville
Wilson, W.O.
Bakersville
Wilson, William
Bakersville
Winters, M.W.
Bakersville
Wiseman, A.A.
Elsie
Young, R.J.
Bakersville
Young, William
Bakersville



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