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Thomson's Mercantile and Professional Directory 1851-1852

General, Dealers in Dry Goods, Groceries Hardware
Allen G. J. & William, Centre.
Earnhardt & Moss, Albemarle.
Freeman A. C., do.
Hearne & Davis, do.
Pemberton W. S., Centre.

McCorkle, James M., Albemarle.
Gillam L. M., Albemarle.
Kron F. J., Stony Gap.
Shankle A. J., near Centre.
Wooly P. W., Albemarle.
Waddill M. T., Centre.

Hotel Keepers
Allen William, Centre.
Freeman Daniel, Albemarle.
Heame Eben, do.

Richard Harris, County Clerk

Branson's North Carolina Business Directory

Merchants & Tradesmen

(GS + General Store)
Dry, G M - GS
Hearne,  T C - GS
Howell & Hardister  - GS
Kluttz, R B  - GS
Leago, D R - GS

Big Lick
Dry Bros. - GS
Morgan, N G  - GS
Russell & Teter - GS

Ivey & Crowell - GS
Ross, R J  - GS
Russell, W W - GS

Copal Grove
Ritchie, M - GS
Underwood, John - Painter

Foreman, C C - GS

Tucker, George T - GS

Bryant, W P - GS

Bunn, J F - GS
Turner, H C - GS
Tyson, John A - GS
Waddell & Whitley - Drugstore

Morris, John - GS
Palmer, G D - GS

Hotels & Boarding Houses
Hearne House, S N Hearne - Albemarle
Hotel, A Misenheimer - Copal Grove
Stanly House, B C Blalock - Albemarle

Brown, J M - Albemarle
Foreman, Rev C C - R R Springs
Jerome, T J - Albemarle
Pemberton, S J - Albemarle
Russell, William - Big Lick

Anderson, R - Albemarle
Cox, ______ - Palmerville
King, O D - Albemarle
Littleton, J W - Albemarle
Pemberton, W D - Big Lick

Bircus, J A - Albemarle
Eddins, E F - Palmerville
Haithcox, _____ - Norwood
Kimball, H B - Copal Grove
Kirk, E C  - Rest.
Smith, R L - Norwood
Spinks, H W - Albemarle

Elkins, J R - Editor & Proprietor Stanly Observer, Albemarle, weekly

Saunders, S W - Palestine - Blacksmithing and wheelwrighting
Ridenhour, J C - Copal Grove - Blacksmithing and wheelwrighting
Lambert, Thomas - Mission - Blacksmithing and wheelwrighting
Lambert, Anderson - Mission - Blacksmithing and wheelwrighting
Lefler, G A - Palmerville - Building and contracting
Herrin, J A - Mission - Building and contracting
Bivens & Co. - Albemarle - Coaches and wagons
Bunn, Wesley - Norwood - Coaches and wagons
Almond, John - Mission - Coopering
Moose, C T - Mission - Millwrighting
Mann, Greene - Big Lick - Saddles and Harness

Barringer, gold - Albemarle - Arnold, Parker & Co
Barringer, gold - Albemarle - S Haithcock
Barringer, gold - Albemarle - George Lowder
Barringer, gold - Albemarle - T J Crowell
Barringer, gold - Albemarle - Williams & Co
Euchy, gold - Mission - J Euchy
Hearne, gold - Albemarle - Joe Marshall
Troutman, gold - Albemarle - L Greene

Hearne, W H - Albemarle - Flour and corn
Shankle & Parker - Norwood - Flour and corn
Florence, C C - Ford - Flour and corn
Blalock, M E - Norwood - Flour and corn
Lowder, G A - Norwood - Flour and corn
Barringer, M J - Copal Grove - Flour and corn
Misenheimer, A & C - Copal Grove - Flour and corn
Lambert & Co. - Mission - Flour, corn and saw
G W Herring & Co. - Mission - Saw
Ivey & Crowell - Bilesville - Saw
Atkins, J S - Albemarle - Saw
J M Jenkins & Co. - Palmerville - Saw


Copal Grove - W F Crowell, G A U Crowell, D A Lefter, C Lefter, A J Lipe, D A Lipe, Levi Lipe, H M Lipe,
                         G R Misenheimer, Isham Misenheimer, G M Misenheimer, W A Misenheimer, A Misenheimer,
                         C Misenheimer, J S Misenheimer, W A Palmer, D W Palmer, Daniel Pliler, G E Pliler, G H Pliler,
                         F A Ridenhour, C A Ridenhour, J C Ridenhour, D H Ridenhour, John A Troutman, J A P Troutman.

Mission -         R A Almond, John Almond, Franklin Eudy, C L Harkey, James Hatley, J F Herring, C W Lambert,
                        Thomas Lamber, Jr, A Lambert, J L Lambert, William Lamber, R A Lambert, Nathan Lambert,
                        Thos, Ledbetter, C Stallings, N M Starns, N T Starns, Levi Tucker, John Tucker, B Tucker.

Palestine -      Henry Blalock, Rev B H Carter, E S Coggins, Adam Dry, Robert Earnhards, D D Greene, G Harris,
                       J W Littleton, David Talbert.

Palmerville - Isaac Biles, Henry Biles, J H Bass, J L Palmer.

1903 - From the NC Yearbook & Business Directory - published every year by The News & Observer - Raleigh, NC

Agricultural Implements:
The Morrow Bros & Heath Co. - Albemarle

Banks and Bankers:
Cabarrus Savings Bank - (Branch) D F Cannon, Pres.; John C Leslie, Cashier.

Blacksmith Shops:
John Sanders - Albemarle
J A Hathcock - Albemarle
Press Austin - Albemarle

Books and Stationery:
Little Bros. - Albemarle
S H Milton & Co - Albemarle
C J Mauney & Co - Albemarle

Boot & Shoe Shops:
S Austin - Albemarle

Brick Mfg's and Dealers:
Albemarle Furniture & Mfg Co - Albemarle

Butcher's and Dealers in Cattle:
T H Johnson - Albemarle
L M Moody - Albemarle
T J Coggins - Albemarle

Casket Mfg's and Dealers:
R H Kirk & Co - Albemarle

Contractors and Builders:
L A Moody - Albemarle
W A Howard - Albemarle

Carriage Dealers:
Morrow Bros & Heath Co - Albemarle

Churches & Ministers:
Methodist - C T Rowe, Pastor - Albemarle
                   J O Shelly, Pastor - Norwood
                   H C Byrum, Pastor - New London
                   C E Stedman, Pastor - Big Lick
Baptist - Rev Mr Herrin, Pastor - Albemarle
              B H Davenport, Pastor - Norwood
Lutheran - No Pastor - Albemarle
                 W A Dutton - of Gold Hill, Supply
Presbyterian - No Pastor - Albemarle
                      No Pastor - Norwood
Protestant Methodist - J F Dosier, Pastor - New London

S B Kluttz - Albemarle
W T Sinclair - Norwood
R W Ivy - New London

V A Whitley - Albemarle
O D King - Albemarle
W I Hill - Albemarle
J N Hanson - Albemarle
T A Hathcock - Norwood
Walter Peacock - New London
F E Hartsell - Big Lick

Albemarle Drug Co - Albemarle
C J Mauney & Co - Albemarle
L H Hart - Norwood

Dry Goods & Notions:
Barnhardt Bros. - Norwood
N B Blalock & Co. - Norwood

Fish Markets:
John Teeter - Albemarle
J Ed Agle - Albemarle

Flour, Corn and Feed Mills:
W A Marks - Albemarle

Furniture Dealers:
R H Kirk - Albemarle

Furniture Mfg's:
Albemarle Furn & Mfg - Albemarle - R A Crowell, Pres. J M Morrow, Sec & Treas.
Norwood Furn Mfg's - Norwood
F H Lilly - Norwood

General Merchandise:
Harris & McAuley - Norwood
N B Blalock & Co - Norwood
Mauney & Ritchie - New London
H T Sawyer - New London
G B Lefler - New London
Reeves & Biles - New London
G G Ritchie - Richfield
M M Ritchie - Richfield
D D Ritchie - Richfield
John Earnhardt - Richfield
W A Cagle - Big Lick
J W Efird - Big Lick

Hardware Dealers:
New London Hardware Store - New London

Hotels & Boarding Houses:
Central Hotel - W T Huckabee, Prop. - Albemarle
Hearne Hotel - S H Hearne, Prop. - Albemarle
P H Turner - Norwood
R A Robinson - Norwood
G G Ritchie - Richfield

Job Printing Offices:
Enterprise Office - Albemarle

J M Brown - Albemarle
R L Smith - Albemarle
J R Price - Albemarle
R E Austin - Albemarle
J C Wright - Albemarle
J D Bivins - Albemarle
Zeb Sanders - Albemarle

Livery Stables & Sales:
T H Johnson - Albemarle
R L Cotton - Albemarle

Marble Works:
G D Snuggs - Albemarle

Music Teachers:
Mrs J R Price - Albemarle; Mrs R L Smith - Albemarle; Miss Lou Ross - Albemarle; Mrs C J Mauney - Albemarle.

Newspapers & Editors:
Stanly Enterprise - Albemarle -- J D Bivins, Editor

Paper Hangers:
James Underwood - Albemarle

Real Estate Agents:
Crowell & Freeman - Albemarle
John Snotherly - Albemarle

Retail Grocers:
Melton & Son - Norwood
M H Kendall - Norwood
J H Hearne - New London

Shingle Dealers:
J F F Neal - Albemarle

Telephone Exchanges & Mgrs:
Albemarle Telephone Co - J M Morrow, Pres.

Public School Teachers:
Ross, Chas R.- Norwood; Honeycutt, Eli H- Leo; Lipe, Henry L- Millingport; Miller, Miss Sudie A-, Albemarle;
Willis, R C-Norwood; Dry, Miss Fannie E- Locust; Yow, I A- Locust; Moore, Miss S C- Dry's Mills; Eddin, F F- Palmerville; Austin, Robert L- Norwood; Morton, D S- Whitty; Love, S C- Leo; Moss, Miss Mattie- Pennington;
Ingram, J C- Palmerville; Whitley, W H- Bridgeport; Ingram, Will C- Palmerville; Lilly, James N- Rest.;
Kearns, D A- Albemarle; Lilly, Miss Betty- Rest.; Taylor, Richard L- Richfield; Pickle, Miss Jennie- Albemarle;
Morton, J S- Big Lick; Smith, Miss Nannie-Albemarle; Wilhelm, Miss Roxie- Richfield; Ridenhour, Joseph B- Copal Grove; Plyler, C G- Copal Grove; Hough, W A- Clear Creek; Dulin, John- Arlington; Burris, Miss Ada E- Gorman;
Honeycutt, R F- Leo; Dry, C M-Bridgeport; Little, J C-Leo; Green, M L - Long's Store; Wilson, W A-Norwood;
Burlison, John T- Plyler; Avett, E M- Cottonville; Bost, L H - Bloomington; Efird, Noah E - Whitty; Sheets, Miss Essie-
Palmerville; Shankle, Miss Dixie - Albemarle; Kirk, S P - Palmerville; Burlyson, I R - Bloomington.

Ministers Not in Towns:
Methodist:  C M Gentry, Albemarle; C E Stedman, Cottonville.

Cemeteries & Supts:
Albemarle Cemetery Assn - G M Dry, Supt.

Schools and Acadamies:
Yadkin Mineral Springs Academy - E F Eddins, Principal.
Norwood Academy - R C Willis, Principal
Richfield Academy - Richard Taylor, Principal
New London Academy - W O Cox, Principal
Big Lick Academy -

Physicians Not in Towns:
D P Whitley - Millingport; B F Cox - Palmerville; F E Hartsell - Big Lick;

Merchants Not in Towns:
Wm. Snotherly & Son, Plyler    Ephraim Endy, Millingport     Palmer & Coggins, Palmerville    E C Kirk, Palmerville
W R McSwain, Cottonville

Cotton Mills:
Efird Manufacturing Co - J S Efird, Sec & Treas. - Albemarle
Wiscasset Mills Co - J C Leslie, Sec & Treas. - Albemarle
Norwood Manufacturing Co - J A Tyson, Sec & Treas. - Norwood

Silver Springs Cordage Co - A I Napier - New London
Albemarle Furniture & Mfg Co - J M Morrow, Sec & Treas. - Albemarle


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