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The following list is taken from "THE OFFICIAL STATE ATLAS OF NEBRASKA: Compiled from Government Surveys, County Records, and Personal Investigations" (Everts & Kirk; Philadelphia; 1885). This is NOT an INCLUSIVE listing. The original publication entitles this listing as:

"Names of Leading Business and Professional Men in Cass County, Who Have Aided in the Publication of the Official State Atlas of Nebraska"

See also: 1885/86 Business Gazetteer of Cass County for a more complete listing.

Key
Professional or BusinessP. O. Biographical Information
Adams & Gilbert WW Dealers and Shippers of Live Stock and Grain. Natives of Pennsylvania and Illinois. Settled in 1884.
Amick   see "Crippen & Amick"
Ashmun   see "Fitchie & Ashmun"
Bank of Avoca AV David Dean, President; C. N. Folsom, Vice-President; C. A. Kaufman, Assistant Cashier. Natives of Iowa, Vermont and Pennsylvania. Established in 1882.
Bank of Greenwood GW P. P. Johnson, President; N. H. Meeker, Cashier. Natives of Iowa. Established in 1883.
Barnes, P. S.   see "Commercial Bank"
Barnes, P. S. WW Druggist. Native of Ohio. Settled in 1866.
Beardsley, Clark & Co. WW Dealers in Lumber, Lime, Coal and Paints. Natives of New York and Illinois. Established in 1881.
Bennett   see "Graham and Bennett"
Bennett & Lewis PLM Dealers in Groceries and Fruits. Natives of Pennsylvania and Michigan. Settled in 1880.
Black see "Smith & Black Bros. "
Black, John (Dr. )  see "Citizens' Bank"
Boeck, Henry PLM Manufacturer and Dealer in Furniture, Looking Glasses, Bedding, Picture Frames, etc. Also Wooden and Metallic Coffins kept in Stock. Settled in 1856.
Brown, I. W. GW Dealer in Grain, Proprietor of Greenwood Steam Elevator, Native of Iowa. Settled in 1882.
Came, C. F. LV Grain Dealer. Native of New Hampshire. Settled in 1878. Shippers of Grain and Live Stock.
Carter, J. B. AV Dealer in Real Estate. Native of Ohio. Setled in 1878
Citizens' Bank PLM Dr. John Black, President, Native of England; Frank Corruth, Vice-President, Native of Indiana; W. H. Cushing, Cashier, Native of Wisconsin. Established 1884.
Clapp, C. D. EWGeneral Merchandise. Native of New York. Settled in 1866.
Clark see "Beardsley, Clark & Co. "
Clinton, Samuel WW Weeping Water Mills. Native of Iowa. Settled in 1856. Dealer in Flour, Corn, Meal and Mill Feed and buyer of Grain.
Commercial Bank WW P. S. Barnes, President, Native of Ohio; J. M. Robinson, Cashier. Native of Pennsylvania. Established July 14, 1882.
Cooper see "Tewksbury & Cooper"
Corruth, Frank   see "Citizens' Bank"
Crippen & Amick WW Dealers in General Merchandise, Groceries, Hats and Caps. Natives of New York and Ohio. Established in 1882. Also Boots and Shoes, Flour and Feed.
Crites & Ramsey PLM Attorneys-at-Law. Natives of Wisconsin and Pennsylvania. Settled in 1880 and 1864.
Crittenden, A. E. GW General Hardware and Building Material. Native of Massachusetts. Settled 1883. Also Dealer in Agricultural Implements.
Cushing, W. H.  see "Citizens' Bank"
D. H. Wheeler & Co. PLM Real Estate and Insurance, also Loan Agents. Natives of Michigan. Settled in 1859.
Day, E. E. SBDealer in Dry Goods and Groceries. Native of Ohio. Established in 1881. Also Shipper and Buyer of Grain.
Day, E. I.  see "E. I. Day & Co. "
Dean, David see "South Platte Lumber Co. "
Dean, David see "Bank of Avoca"
E. I. Day & Co. WW Creamery. Native of Ohio. Settled in 1883
Everett, F. F. WW Breeder of Fine Hogs. Native of Illinois. Settled in 1879. Three miles south of Weeping Water.
Fetzer, Frank LVWagon Manufacturing and Blacksmithing. Native of Wisconsin. Settled in 1876.
First National Bank PLM John Fitzgerald, President; A. W. McLaughlin, Cashier; F. E. White, Vice-President.
Fitchie & Ashmun WWDealers in Hardware, Furniture, House Furnishing Goods and Wagon Stock. Natives of Ohio and Pennsylvania. Established 1880.
Fitzgerald, John see "First National Bank"
Fleming, D. C. WW Dealer in General Merchandise. Native of Ohio. Settled in 1869.
Folsom, C. N.  see "Bank of Avoca"
Fricke, F. G. PLM Druggists. Native of Germany. Settled in 1884.
Geo. A. Hay & Co. SB General Hardware and Farm Implements. Native of New York. Settled 1879.
Gibbon, W. D. WWPhysician.
Gibson, B. A. WW Attorney-at-Law. Native of New Hampshire. Settled in 1880.
Gilbert see "Adams & Gilbert"
Gorder, Fred PLM Wholesale and Retail Dealer in Agricultural Implements, also Coal. Native of Germany. Settled in 1868.
Gorder, Fred WW Wholesale and Retail Dealer in Agricultural Implements. Native of Germany. Established in 1882. Main Office Plattsmouth, Nebraska.
Graham & Bennett AV General Hardware and Building Material. Also Furniture. Natives of New York and Massachusetts. Settled in 1883.
Hall see "Jonathan Hall & Co. "
Hall House LV A. W. Hall, Prop. Built in 1883, est. val. $5000. Native of Ohio. Settled in 1879.
Hartigan, M. A. PLM Attorney-at-Law. Native of Pennsylvania. Settled in 1879.
Hay, Geo. A.   see "Geo. A. Hay & Co. "
Heinners, H. C. AV Dealer in General Merchandise. Native of Wisconsin. Settled in 1883.
Hobbs, N. R. (Dr) EW Physician. Native of Missouri. Settled in 1876.
Hoham, O. C. GW General Hardware and Building Material. Native of Indiana. Settled in 1876.
Hoover, B. G. LVNative of Ohio. Settled in 1871. Dealer in Agricultural Implements.
Hoover, J. T. A. LV Fire Brick Manufacturing and Stone Quarry. Yards one mile from Louisville. Also engaged in Fish Culture. Native of Germany. Established in 1868.
J. C. Petersen & Bro. PLM Butchers, Packers and Dealers in Live Stock. Natives of Wisconsin. Settled in 1881.
Jackman & Son LVLouisville Steam Mills. Natives of Iowa. Established in 1879. Shippers of Grain, Dealers in Coal, Flour and Feed.
Jackman & Son LV Louisville Mill Property; 12a. , pur. in 1879; est. val. , $5000. Also, Flour, Feed and Coal. Dealers and Shippers of Grain.
Jeary, Edwin see "Salt Creek Valley Bank"
Jennings, J. W. PLM County Clerk Cass County
Johnson Bros. PLM Dealers in Hardware, Stoves, Tinware, Table and Pocket Cutlery. Also Housen, Eldridge & Helpmate Sewing Machines. Natives of Ohio. Settled in 1882.
Johnson, P. P.  see "Bank of Greenwood"
Jonathan Hall & Co. PLM Butchers and Packers. Natives of Ohio and Canada. Settled in 1882.
Jury, J. R.  see "South Platte Lumber Co. "
Kaufman, C. A.  see "Bank of Avoca"
Lewis see "Bennett & Lewis"
Livingston, Robt. R. PLM M. D. Native of Canada. Settled in 1859.
Louisville Bank LV J. J. Manker, President; C. A. Manker, Cashier. Natives of Iowa. Established in 1884.
M. B. Murphy & Co. Plm Dealers in Staple and Fancy Groceries, Crockery and Glassware. Also Flour, Feed Provisions. Natives of Ireland. Settled in 1868.
Manker, C. A.  see "Louisville Bank"
Manker, J. J.  see "Louisville Bank"
Marshall Bros. WW Manufacturers of and Dealers in Boots, Shoes and Rubber Goods. Natives of England. Established in 1878. Successors of J. Marshall & Son.
McLaughlin, A. W.  see "First National Bank"
Meeker, N. H.  see "Bank of Greenwood"
Miller, F. G. AV Wagon Manufacturers and Blacksmith. Native of Wisconsin. Settled in 1882.
Miller, G. W. FV Proprietor of Factoryville Mills. Native of Pennsylvania. Settled in 1880. Dealer in Grain of all kinds, Flour, Corn, Meal and Mill Feed.
Mills, Ed CC Dealer in Agricultural Implements and Blacksmithing. Native of Illinois. Settled in 1882.
Moon, T. O. GWAttorney-at-Law, Notary Public and Justice of the Peace. Native of Indiana. Settled 1882. Also Real Estate and Loan Broker.
Murphy, M. B.  see "M. B. Murphy & Co. "
Neville, Wm. PLM Contractor and Bridge Builder. Native of Ireland. Settled in 1869. Also Real Estate Dealer.
Norton, G. W. WW Dealer and Shipper of Grain, also runs Grain Elevator. Native of New York. Settled in 1881.
O'Neill, L. PLM Butcher, Packer and Dealer in Live Stock. Native of Iowa. Settled in 1862.
Palmer, H. E. PLM State Agent Home New York Insurance. Native of Ohio. Settled in 1869.
Petersen see "J. C. Petersen & Bro. "
Philips, J. L. GW Real Estate and Loan Broker. Native of New York. Settled 1872.
Quackenbush, J. W.  see "Salt Creek Valley Bank"
Ramsey see "Crites & Ramsey"
Reed Bros. & Co. WW General Merchandise. Natives of Ohio. Settled 1857.
Reed, E. L.  see "Weeping Water Bank"
Richey Bros. PLM Dealers in Lumber, Shingles, Lath, Doors, etc. Natives of Ohio. Settled in 1879. Also established in 1884 in Cedar Creek.
Richey Bros. CC Dealers in Lumber, Shingles, Lath and Doors. Established in 1884. Natives of Ohio.
Robinson, J. M.  see "Commercial Bank"
Root, R. D. WW Physician and Druggist. Native of Indiana. Settled in 1878.
Ryder, E. A. GWGeneral Merchandise. Native of Massachusetts. Settled in 1876.
Salt Creek Valley Bank GW J. W. Quackenbush, President, Native of New York; Edwin Jeary, Cashier, Native of England. Established in 1884.
Sayles, Geo. E. CC General Merchandise, also Shipper of Grain. Native of New Hampshire. Settled in 1879.
Seiver, D. E. CC Dealer in Stock and Grain. Native of Virginia. Settled in 1881.
Smith & Black Bros. PLM Druggists. Natives of Illinois. Settled in 1877.
Smith, G. S. PLM Attorney-at-Law and Mayor of Plattsmouth
South Platte
Lumber Co.
AV Dealers in Lumber, Lath, Sash and Doors. Established in 1882. Also Coal, Lime, Cement, etc.
South Platte
Lumber Co.
GW David Dean, President; J. R. Jury, Manager. Dealers in Lumber; Shingles, Lath, Doors and Blinds. Established in 1882 Also Coal, Lime and Hair
South Platte
Lumber Co.
WW David Dean, President. Also Branch at Greenwood, Cass County, Nebraska.
Stander, Frank Jr. LVDealer in General Merchandise. Native ofGermany. Settled in 1882. Dry Goods, Clothing, Hats and Caps, also Boots and Shoes.
Streight, Henry J. SB General Merchandise and Shipper of Grain. Native of Rhode Island. Settled in 1876.
Strode, J. B. PLM Attorney-at-Law. Native of Illinois. Settled in 1879. District Attorney Second Judicial District.
Tafft, Orlando AV Real Estate and Loan Broker. Native of Illinois. Settled in 1857.
Tewksbury & Cooper WW Dealers and Shippers of Grain and Live Stock, Proprietors of Weeping Water Elevator. Natives of New Hampshire and Missouri. Established in 1883.
Todd, A. B. PLM General Hardware and Building Material. Native of New York. Settled in 1857.
Travis, H. D. WW Attorney-at-Law. Native of Ohio. Settled in 1881.
Vanatta, S. B. PLMAttorney-at-Law. Native of Pennsylvania. Settled in 1878.
Waterman, J. M. LVPhysician and Druggist. Established in 1878.
Weeping Water Bank WW E. L. Reed, President; R. S. Wilkinson, Cashier. Established in 1879.
Wheeler, D. H.  see "D. H. Wheeler & Co. "
Wheeler, D. H. PLM Attorney-at-Law. Native of Michigan.
White, F. E.  see "First National Bank"
White, F. E. PLM Grain Dealer. Native of England. Settled in 1857.
Wilkinson, R. S.  see "Weeping Water Bank"

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KEY
P. O. : Post Office

  • AV - Avoca
  • CC - Cedar Creek
  • EW - Elmwood
  • FV - Factoryville
  • GW - Greenwood
  • LV - Louisville
  • PLM - Plattsmouth
  • SB - South Bend
  • WW - Weeping Water

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