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Business 1858 - 1859 Directories
Lawrenceburg

Source for the following Article, The Book "History of Dearborn and Ohio Counties, Indiana".
F.E. Weakley & Co., Publishers
John Morris Company, Printers
Published 1885


From a business standpoint Lawrenceburgh made the following exhibit in 1858-59: 1 steam flouring-mill, 1 water flouring-mill, 3 distilleries, 2 breweries, 5 hotels, 2 newspaper offices, 6 churches and 10 schools, with an estimated population of 4,000 inhabitants.


Adler, L ............................................................................................................... milliner.
Adler, H. ............................................................................................ dealer in dry goods.
Armstrong, C .............................................................. manufacturer of chairs and furniture.
Anderson, B. T. W. S. ................................................................. proprietor eating saloon.
Bartholomew, Joseph .................................................... proprietor Lawrenceburgh House.
Barkdall, D. S........................................................................................................ cooper.
Beckenholdt, John ................................................................................................. brewer.
Beckman, Alexander ................................ proprietor wharf boat and commission merchant.
Boese, H. ...............................................................confectioner and dealer in fancy goods.
Bolander, Amos ...................................................................... proprietor Bolander House.
Bookwalter, A. ................................................. editor and proprietor Democratic Register.
Brodbeck, George .................................................................................. ice cream saloon.
Brown, William ........................................................................... manufacturer of furniture.
Brown, James T. ....................................................................................... attorney at law.
Browneller, F. ....................................................................................... tanner and currier.
Bryant & Lord ........ manufacturers steam engines and boilers, saw and grist mill machinery.
Buel, G. P. .................................................................. produce and commission merchant.
Carbaugh & Braun ............................................................................................... grocers.
Chapman & Sons ................................................................................................. grocers.
Chew, J. P. ....................... dealer in books, stationery, etc., and agent Adams Express Co.
Crist & Bell ....................................................................................... dealers in hardware.
Crontz, J. D. ................................................................................................... blacksmith.
Crooker, Mrs. E. A. ................................................................... milliner and dress-maker.
Dexheimer, Philip ............................................................................................ blacksmith.
Dorr, V. ......................................................................................................... blacksmith.
Dorr, J. ..................................................................................................... wagon- maker.
Dowden, O. W. ..................................................................... saddler and harness-maker.
Drake & Merrill ....................................................................................... wagon-makers.
Dunn, Mrs. S. E. ........................................................................................... ambrotypist.
Eckert, M. ..................................................................................... boot and shoe-maker.
Edwards, Miss Annie ........................................................................................... milliner.
Ferguson, G. W. ............................................................................ house and sign painter.
Ferris & Abbott ................................................................................................. druggists.
Ferris, J. .................................................................................................. insurance agent.
Fichter, M. ..................................................................................... boot and shoe-maker.
Finney, Gr. B. .............................................................................................. pump-maker.
Fitch, D. C ............................................................................................................ grocer.
Fitch, H, ....................................................................................... proprietor Fitch House.
Focal, Peter ............................................................................. proprietor Railroad House.
Frances, J. & T. ............................................................................................... carpenters.
Frederick, P. ................................................................................................. brick maker.
Prein, P. ......................................................................................... boot and shoe- maker.
Gaff & Marshall .................................................................................. millers and distillers.
Gurnier & Ebert ................................................................................................... brewers.
Guzley, T. & C .................................................................................................. attorneys.
Grojf, R. ....................................................................................... dealer in hats and caps.
Gysie, J. ................................................................................. grocer and dealer in liquors.
Harding & Tate ........................................................................... physicians and surgeons.
Hanbold, N. .................................................................................... boot and shoe-maker.
Hauck, J. J. ............................................................................................. hardware dealer.
Heifer & Woodward ...................................................................... carriage manufacturers.
Helmuth, H. R. .................................................................................... dealer in dry goods.
Henry, J. W. ...................................................................................... saddles and harness.
Herrold, H. ............................................................................................. daguerrean artist.
Hirsch, H. ....................................................................................................... tobacconist.
Hitzfield, A. .............................................................................. dealer in wines and liquors.
Hitzfield, A. ......................................................................................................... attorney.
Hobbs, H. K. ................................................................................... cashier Branch Bank.
Hommer, J. ............................................................................................................ grocer.
Hornberger, John ..................................................................... dealer in wines and liquors.
Huschart, G. ............................................................................................ dealer in marble.
Johnson, F. S. ...................................................................................... stoves and tinware.
Junker, J. M. ................................................................................... boot and shoe-maker.
Junker, A. .............................................................................................................. barber.
Kalen, B. ................................................................................................................. tailor.
Kauffman, I. C. .................................................................................................... cooper.
Kestner, G. A. ................................................................... proprietor Rossville Exchange.
Kraas, William ...................................................................................... grocer and baker.
Kramer, F. .................................................................................. grocer and liquor dealer.
Krastner, A. .......................................................................................................... grocer.
Luke, Miss Martha ............................................................................................... milliner.
Lewis & Eichelberger ........................................................................................ '*^millers.
Lewis & Moore ................................................................................ dealers in dry goods.
Lewis, L. B. & Bro. ............................................................................. dry goods dealers.
Loge, J. P. ........................................................................................................... clothier.
Lominel, H. ........................................................................................................... grocer.
Lommel, P. ....................................................................................... resturant and grocer,
Lucas, T. J. ................................................................................ watchmaker and jeweler.
Ludlow & Tate ............................................................. lumber dealers and manufacturers.
Lyons, M. ..................................................................................................... tobacconist.
Mass, M. .................................................................................................. merchant tailor.
McCormick, J. .......................................................................................... merchant tailor.
McGrath, T. .................................................................................................... blacksmith.
Major, D. S. ........................................................................................................ attorney.
Martin, S. A. ...................................................... editor and proprietor Republican Banner.
Martin, S. ............................................................................................................. cooper.
Moody, A. ............................................................................................................ barber.
Moody, I. .............................................................................................................. barber.
Mooney, J. ........................................................................................................... clothier.
Moore & Spooner ............................................................................................... grocers.
Moore, Mrs. L. A ................................................................................................. milliner.
Moore, Reuben .................................................................................................... cooper.
Morgan & Son ................................................................................................... distillers.
Morgan, A. ................................................................................ dry goods and groceries.
Morgan, F. .................................................................................... boot and shoe-maker.
Nevitt, Major & Co. ..................................................................... commission merchants.
Puny, R. H. ....................................................................................... dealer in dry goods.
Pfeister, F. ..................................................................................... boot and shoe-maker.
Ret j en, C. ........................................................................................................... barber.
Richards, J. F. ................................................................................... justice of the peace.
Eiddell, F. ...................................................................................................... postmaster.
Rittenhouse & Williams ...................................................................... millers and distillers.
Rodgers, R. .................................................................................................. livery stable.
Roth, Michael ...................................................................................................... grocer.
Schmidt, J. F. ......................................................................... boarding house and saloon.
Schmitt, A. .................................................................................... physician and surgeon.
Schneider, W. ................................................................................ boot and shoe-maker.
Schwartz, John ...................................................................................... attorney (mayor).
Schwartz, Alex ....................................................................... dealer in wines and liquors.
Schwartz, Alex .................................................................................................... clothier.
Siemandel, J. ....................................................................................................... cooper.
Sheldon, G. B. .................................................................................. stoves and timware.
Smith. H. F. .................................................................................................. coal dealer.
Sparks, D. E. .................................................................................... dealer in dry goods.
Sparks, N. ........................................................................................................... grocer.
Spooner, P. L. .................................................................................................. attorney.
Spooner, B. J. ................................................................................................... attorney.
Stum, Andrew ..................................................................................................... cooper.
Swope, J. H. ....................................................................................................... cooper.
Temple, C. W. ........................................................................................ insurance agent.
Ulrey, J. P. .......................................................................................................... dentist.
Walter, R. .......................................................................................................... druggist.
Wipple, A. ............................................................................ proprietor Washington Hall.
Water, P. ....................................................................................................... blacksmith.
Werneke & Muerman ................................................................................. tobacconists.
Wert, W. ............................................................................................................ cooper.
White, Mrs. E. .............................................................................................. dressmaker.
Wuest, P. H. ......................................................................................................... baker.
Wymond, John ..................................................................................................... grocer.
Zimmerman, P. ....................................................................................................... tailor.


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