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The Richland County – Shelby Chapter
Of The Ohio Genealogical Society

- - - MERCHANTS - - -

Shelby has long been known for it's wide ranging and numerous merchants. The following
list will enventually include most Shelby merchabts and their place and type of business.

 
 
 Merchant or Business Name Business Type

Year Established
  Duncan & Post Store *  General Store  1828-1832
  New England Hotel *  Hotel  1828 - 1832
 Brown & Mickey  General Store  1839
 First National Bank  Bank  1872
 The Shelby Bakery Co.  Bakery  1872 - 1876
     
  Mann & Steele Hardware Merchants  1876
 Skiles & Skiles  Lawyers  1878
 C.H. Moyer & Son  Mens Clothing / Tailor  ca. 1879
     
 Seltzer & Steele  Merchants  1879 - 1880
   
 Bazaar  Groceries  ca. 1894
 
 Green & Co.  Drug & Book Store  Dec. 1897
 Clouse and Disbro  Millinery Shop  1905
 Armstrong, Rauch, & Trimble  Retail Hardware  1906
 

* Some of the above information has been abstracted from books by former Shelby Mayor
Raymond Wilkinson. " The Story of Early Shelby" - 1962, and "More About Early Shelby" - 1964.

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