RANSOMVILLE,
in the town of Porter, Niagara County.

Landowners as listed on the 1860 village map.

The map has a business directory listed, which I suspect was a paid advertisement type of thing.

Some names are listed more than once, indicating more than one establishment owned.

* = unreadable
** = unnamed
B.S. = Blacksmith
Est = Establishment
Res = Residence
S.H. = School House
S.M. = Saw Mill

Business Directory



Surname                 Name            Remarks

Burgess                 L. A.           Dealer in Gen Merchandise
Curtis                  G. W.           Proptr of Ransomville House
Fowler + Co.            J.              Lumbermen + Farmers
Gamet                   N.              Blacksmith + Carriage Ironer
Hartwick                L.              Blacksmith + Carriage Ironer + Farmer
Helms                   Wm.             Carriage Manufacturer
Hopkins                 T.              Physician + Surgeon
Hosmer                  R. K.           Physician + Surgeon
Owen                    J. R.           Harness Maker
Parcel                  A.              Grocer
Tryon                   G. W.           Boot + Shoe Manufacturer


Marked on the map:



Surname                         Name            Street          Remarks

Adams                           L.              **
Ashery                                          **
B. S. Shop                                      **
B. S. S.                                        **
Bapt Ch                                         **
Bapt Parsonage                                  **
Cemetery                                        **
Curtis                          G. W.           **
Curtis                          G. W.           **
Curtis                          W.              **
Curtis Ransomville House        G. W.           **
Earnon (?)                      G. I.           **
Enderton                        T. J.           **
Fowler                          J.              **
Fowler                          J.              **
Fowler                          J. L.           **
Fowler + Co. Steam Saw Mill     J.              **
Galbraith Boot Sh               R. A.           **
Goanet                          S.              **
Griffin                         J.              **
Harwick                         L.              **
Harwick, Carriage + B. S. S.    L.              **
Holms                           W.              **
Hopkins                         Dr. T.          **
Hosmer                          Dr. R. K.       **
Moyser                          W.              **
Office                                          **
Owen                            R.              **
Owen's Harness Shop             R.              **
Ransom                          Mrs.            **
Ransom                          W. H. H.        **
Ransom                          W. H. H.        **
Riley                           R.              **
Roberts                         W.              **
Rose                            Mrs.            **
Ryan Carriage Shop              W. S.           **
School No. 6                                    **
Shop                            W. W.           **
Store                                           **
Store + P. O.                                   **
Tyran                           G. W.           **
Van Steenbury                   J.              **
Van Steenberye                  A. C.           **
Van Steenberye                  J.              **
Well                            Mrs.            **
Wesleyan Meth Ch                                **
Whitaker                        J.              **



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1860 maps of Niagara County transcribed by Gail Allore. (Please thank her for her work!)