County Coordinator: Debby Beheler
Indiana State Gazetteer & Business Directory for 1858-59: Kokomo and Greentown
The seat of justice of Howard County is situated near the center of the county, and a short distance from the crossing of the Cincinnati, Logansport and Chicago railroad with the Peru and Indianapolis Railroad -- the latter running north and south through the center of the county. Kokomo is situated in a fine, rich section. It contains two churches, two newspapers, stores, manufactories, &c. Population, 550.
ARMSTRONG, J.A. - justice of the peace and attorney at law
ASHLEY, H. - county auditor
AUTER, SELLERS & Co. - agricultural implement manufacturer
BAILEY, James - tailor
BELL, Mrs. L.C. - milliner and dress maker
BETTES, W.H. - boots and shoes
BOHAN, ASHLEY & FOSTER - dry goods
BOHAN, John - cashier Indian Reserve Bank
BROUSE, H.A (D. & V.) - attorney at law
BROUSE & VAILE - attorneys at law
CARR, L.H. & Co. - south side of square
CHAPIN, J.W. - agent Peru and Indianapolis Railroad.
CHAMPION, J.V. - carpenter and joiner
CLARK, Adam - County Clerk
CLINE, A. - wagon maker and blacksmith
COOK, Charles - barber
COOMBS & HOCKER - stovers, tin and sheet-iron ware
COOPER, N. & J.J. - livery and sale stable
CRAGUN, John E. - wagon maker
CRICK, H.W. - blacksmith
DAVIS, D.P. - monumental marble works
DAYHUFF, A.F. - physician and surgeon
DUNKLE, J. - chair manufacturer
EURICH, G. - groceries and provisions
FAULKNER, T.J. - dealer in dry goods, groceries, grain and produce.
FAULKNER, W.J. - agent Chicago and Cincinnati Railroad, and dealer in produce.
FOSTER, David - president Indian Reserve bank.
FRAZER & Bro. - grocers
HARRISON & RICHMOND - attorneys at law and notaries
HARRISON, T.J. (H.& R.) - notary public
HAVENS, H.B. - real estate agent and notary public
HAVENS & RHODES - forwarding and commission merchants, and dealers in produce.
Howard County Citizen - Jos. G. JONES - editor and proprietor
ILIFF, S.D. - manufacturer cabinet furniture
Indian Reserve Bank - John BOHAN cashier, David FOSTER president
James ARMSTRONG & Co. - dealers in hardware, iron, nails &c. East side of square.
JAMES & ARMSTRONG - physicians and surgeons
JAMES, J.A. - physician and surgeon
JEMISON, John - saddle and harness manufacturer
JONES, John E. - carpenter and builder
JONES, J.G. - editor and proprietor Howard County Citizen
Kennedy House - North-west corner Public Square - P.B. KENNEDY, proprietor.
KENNEDY, P.B. - proprietor Kennedy House
KENNEDY, R. Frank - dry goods, groceries, &c.
Kokomo Hotel - Isaac PLOUGHE, proprietor
Kokomo Steam Plow Factory - AUTER, SELLERS & Co. proprietors.
LAMB, S. - sheriff
LEACH & HURLEY -proprietors steam saw mill and dealers in lumber.
LINDSAY, John C. - county coroner
MCCARTNEY, H.A. - bakery and confectionery
MCCOOL, G.W. - grocer
MCCOOL, James II - county recorder
MCINTIRE & ARMFIELD - cabinet furniture
METSKER, D.C. - attorney at law and notary public
MORTON, Jacob - bakery and confectionery
MOORE & PORTER - furniture dealers and undertakers, Sycamore Street, west of railroad.
MURRAY & MURRAY - attorneys at law
MURPHY, John - boot & shoe maker
NEGLEY, J.C.P. - agent American Express company
NEWLIN & CHAPIN - storing, forwarding, commission and general produce merchants, at the P.& I. R.R. Depot.
NEWLIN, H. (N.& C.) - forwarding and commission merchant
NEWLIN, Hiram - county assessor
NEWLIN, John - county surveyor
NORMAN, B.R. - gunsmith
PARK & BRADEN - dealers in agricultural implements, 84 West Washington St, Metropolitan Theater Building.
PLOUGHE, A.H. - Post Master
PLOUGHE, Isaac - proprietor, Kokomo Hotel
POLSON, I. - dealer in stoves & manufacturer of tin and sheet iron ware, S.E. corner of Square.
RICHMOND, Corodin[sic] - physician and surgeon.
RICHARDSON, C.C. - cooperage, near depot.
RICHMOND & LEEDS - drugs, medicines, paints, oils &c. also books and stationery. N.E. corner of Square.
RICHMOND, N.P. (H.& R.) - notary public
ROBINSON, J.W. - attorney at law and notary public
ROSE, J.N. - boots and shoes
ROSENTHAL & Bro. - dry goods, boots, shoes, hats, caps, clothing and groceries.
STYER, W. & H. - grocers
TYLER, W.W. - physician and surgeon
VAILE, R. - insurance agent
VAILE, R. (B.& V.) - attorney at law
WILLIAMS, J.E. & Co. - sawed shingle factory
WOOD, R.H. - merchant tailor and clothier.
A post village of Liberty Township, Howard county, situated on the Kokomo and Jonesboro State road, 10 miles east of Kokomo and 60 miles from Indianapolis. It contains one hotel, two general stores, one blacksmith, two boot and shoe makers, three carpenters, one cabinet maker, two carriage and wagon makers, one harness maker, four resident farmers, one notary public, three physicians, two water saw mills, one jeweler, one cooper, one harp manufacturer, one church and one school with about fifty pupils. Population 200.
BUNDY, Thomas - cooper
BEESON, Josiah - harness maker
CUSSINS, Thomas - farmer
CUSSINS, Thos. - post master
ENGLISH, Joel C. - cabinet maker
FUY, C.O. - farmer
GALLION, E.P. - carriage and wagon maker
GRAY, Rossiter - attorney at law and notary public
GRAY, Luther S. - shoe maker
HOLLINGSWORTH, J.W. - watch maker and jeweler
HOLLINGSWORTH, O.R. - proprietor saw mill
HOLLINGSWORTH, Ira - harp manufacturer
LINDLEY & GRAY - general store
LINDLEY, Charles - proprietor hotel
LINDLEY, Wm. - farmer
MORGAN, James - shoe maker
SCOTT, Wm. - physician and surgeon
SMALL, Nathan - carriage and wagon maker
SPRINGER, Lewis F. - carpenter and builder
STANLEY, R.H. - carpenter and builder
SUMMERS, C.L. & Co. - proprietors saw mill
TURNER, Richard - farmer
WATSON, D.N. - physician and surgeon
WILLIAMSON, Wm. E. - physician and surgeon
WILLETS, Charles - general store
WOODS, John (senior) - blacksmith
WOODS, John (junior) - carpenter and builder
SOURCE: G.W. Hawes' Indiana State Gazetteer & Business Directory for 1858 and 1859, Volume I. Indianapolis: Geo. W. Hawes. 1858. pg. 117 and 193
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