Milledgeville Georgia Businesses in 1880s
Milledgeville Oil and Fertilizer Company
W.T. Conn, President
W. H. Brooks, Manager
B.T. Bethune, Treasuer
J.C. Whitaker, Dr. H. D. Allen, C.R. Harper, W. I  Harper, D. W. Brown, stockholders and directors
Milledgeville Ice Works
G. L. McComb, president
G. T. Weiderman, treasurer


Milledgeville Electric Company
W. T. Conn, president
J. H. Brooks, vice-president
Milledgeville Land and Improvement Company
W. T. Conn
P. J. Cline
D. B. Sanford
W. W. Lumpkin
A. J. Carr
Warren Edwards
Baldwin County Building and Loan Association
W. T. Conn, president
B. T. Bethune, Treasurer
Joe R. Pottle, Attorney
The Board of Trade
Peter J. Cline, president
Arthur J. Carr, vice-president
Captain C. H. Andrews, treasurer
Merchants and Planters Banking Company
L.J. Lamar
G. C. Smith
W. T. Conn, Wholesale Grocers

Oconee River Mills

W. Paine Carriage Factory

Gardner & Cox Carriage Factory

C. W. Ennis Flour Mill

G.T. Whilden Livery

Opera House

Oconee Hotel

H. Turner Cotton Yard
 

O. D. Fox Planing Mill

Stevens Pottery

McMillian Brick

W. L Jackson, attorney at law

W. L Jackson, attorney at law

T. T. Windsor, Collecting Agent

Milledgeville Businessmen and Businesses in 1890's
1890  Population 6,000.  Mayor - Peter J. Cline
State Industrial School for Girls
Middle Georgia Military and Agricultural School established Jan. 19, 1880
Milledgeville Brick Works, J. W. McMillan proprietor Milledgeville Oil (cotton seed) & Fertilizer Company, organized May 1889. Captain W. T. Conn, president
W. S. Brooks, manager. Directors: W. T. Conn, W. S. Brooks, J. W. McMillan, J. C. Whitaker, D.W. Brown, George C. Smith, H. D. Allen, C. R. Harper.
Milledgeville Oil (cotton seed) & Fertilizer Company, organized May 1889. Captain W. T. Conn, president
W. S. Brooks, manager. Directors: W. T. Conn, W. S. Brooks, J. W. McMillan, J. C. Whitaker, D.W. Brown, George C. Smith, H. D. Allen, C. R. Harper.
Milledgeville Banking Company Organized October 1884 G. T. Wiedenman, president, B. T. Bethune, cashier
Board of Directors: W. T. Conn, T. O. Powell, T. L. McComb, Samuel Evans, D. B. Sanford and G. T. Widenman
Peter Cline - Dry Goods

Milledgeville Hotel - F. P. Mapp, proprietor

W. T. Conn & Co. - wholesale grocers

John M. Clarke Drug Store - George D. Case - druggist

T. L. McComb - wholesale and retail dealer. also president of Ice factory

Joseph Miller - jeweler

Joseph Staley - stoves, hardware, tinware, glassware & agricultural implements. Also vice president and director of dummy line, director in building and loan associations

Adolph Joseph, dry goods, notions, boots, shoes

J. A. Horne, wholesale commission merchant - grain and provisions.

Fred Haug, dealer in shoes, hats, trunks and leather and repair shop

W. & J. Caraker - furniture dealers

J. F. Wilson - hardware


A. F. Skinner - dry goods, general merchandise

George Gardner Carriage Factory corner of N. Wilkinson & W. McIntosh (1895)

F. Bear Wagon Shop, W. McInosh (1895 map)

Samuel Evans CottonWarehouse (1895 map) (1900 map)

Fox Planing Mill  (1895 map)

Jewell & McComb - dealers in fancy and family grocers

M. & J. R. Hines - dealers in general supplies, wagons, buggies, etc.

T. E. White - grocers

Warren Edwards - corner of Wayne and McIntosh, bottling works, soda water,  ginger ale, lemon vanilla

J. C. Whitaker - store in country 12 miles from town. Also director in oil mill and electric light company

Captain C. H. Andrews  - insurance, merchandise broker, clerk of the board of trade

Sol Barrett - built the dummy line railway

Robert Whitfield - attorney, State Senator

Rufus W. Roberts - attorney, chairman of finance committee, secretary and director of Milledgeville Ice works and director in electric light company and Baldwin county building and loan association

Joseph E. Pottle attorney and judge

J. T. Allen, attorney and judge

Captain J. D. Howard - attorney

Dr. Clark - dentist

Dr. McReynolds - dentist
 

The Recorder and Chronicle

Source: Atlanta Constitution March 3, 1890
Sanborn Fire Insurance Maps 1895
 
 

Eileen Babb McAdams copyright 2005