Fillmore County, Nebraska

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Nebraska State Gazetteer
Business Directory & Farmer List
for 1890 and 1891
J. M. Wolf & Co., Publishers
510 Paxton Block
Omaha, Nebraska 1890

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Exeter

Exeter is a prosperous town in the northeastern part of Fillmore county and 12 miles from Geneva, the county seat. It is located on the main line of the B & M RR and the Superior branch of the F E & MVRR, 47 miles from Lincoln and 50 miles from Hastings and has a population of 1600. The surrounding country is thickly settled by a thrifty farming population, and extensive shipments of both grain and live stock are made from this point. There are three grain elevators in constant operation, and several flour mills in the neighborhood. Among the business enterprises are a canning factory, a nursery, a brickmanufactory, etc. The First National Bank, capital $100,000 and The Exeter National Bank, capital $50,000, have the confidence of the business circles. The churches here represented are Baptist, Christian, Congregational, Catholic and Methodist. Societies: GAR, IOGT, AOUW, IOOF and D of R. The Exeter Enterprise, the oldest, is one of the largest country newspapers in the state. Money order office and daily mail.

Name of Establishment or Business Person

Type of Business

Baker O P

dentist, real estate

Bird & Co

canning factory

Burge Martin

livery

Burnett A H

livery

Cannon C & Co

brick manufacturers

Christie J W

justice of the peace

Clauss C J

harnessmaker

Connor Thos

sta, tel and ex agent

Couch M

grocer

Cox J N

general merchandise

Crane O S & Co

meat market

Craven J & Bros

blacksmiths

Dean Frank

druggist

Dimick W S

barber

Dyer Wm

auctioneer

Exeter Enterprise (The)

W. J. Waite prop

Exeter Harness Co.

J Pflug prop

Exeter National Bank

capital $50000,W H Taylor pres; W H Wallace cashier

Fassett & Co

grain elevator and flouring mill

First National Bank

capital $100000 L C Gilbert pres; H G Smith cashier

Francis E T

grocer

Fritz F

jewelry

Gillan Geo C

attorney, insurance

Greenwalt H A

prop Merchants Hotel

Hager A T

postmaster

Halstead E

livery

Hamilton Miss L J

millinery

Honnell J F

station agent

Kelley & Rastmussen

meat market

Lancaster E H

restaurant

Lee & Son

agricultural implements

Lee T H L & Son

hardware

McCleery J

physician

Merchants Hotell

H A Greenwalt prop

Mohr H

jeweler

Murphy P A

nurseryman

Murphy R M

restaurant

Olm J

blacksmith

Parish C H

confectioner

Paul Peter

shoemaker

Pflug J

agricultural implements

Regan H D

photographer

Root F

druggist and physician

Sandrock & Co

elevator

Skinner O W

barber

Songster & Robinson

lumber and coal

Stanvers M N

drayman

Starr A L

justice, real estate, loans

Taylor J H

grocer

Taylor W H

pres Exeter National Bank and general merchandise

Tidball R M & Co

lumber and coal

Vanderventer & Sons

grocers

Vennum A B & Co

elevator

Waite W J

prop The Exeter Enterprise

Williams S & Son

hardwar and agricultural implements

Wilson Bros

grocers

Woodworth W C

furniture

Wulbrand & Son

general merchandise

Ziska F M

general merchandise

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