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Ohio Gazeeter and Business Directory; 1860-61


by: George W. Hawes' Published in Indianapolis; 1860; 918 pages; transcribed from pages 7 & 8.


Akron Business Listings from 1860-61

Summit County Officers 1860
Name Position Held
Murphy, N.M. Probate Judge
Lane, S.A. Sheriff
Crouse, George Auditor
Green, E.P. Clerk
Wilson, S.S. Treasurer
McKinney, Henry Prosecuting Attorney
Boek, P.P. Recorder
Ingersol, Noah Coroner
Paul, H. Surveyor

Summit County Businesses of 1860

Type of Business Names
Rector/Pastor Rev. Henry ADAMS (Episcopal)
Rev. A.E. BALDWIN (Presbyterian)
Rev. J.H. BORHL (Luthern)
Rev. MA. SCANLIN (Catholic Priest
Rev. P.N. SCHLIFER (German Reformed Pastor)
Rev. Thomas STUBBS (methodist)
Rev WILLIAMS (baptist)
Flour Mills J.J. ALLEN
AYLIFF & ALLEN
BUEL & TAYLOR
J.H. CHAMBERLAIN (also commission merchant)
RANSOM, NOBLE & CO. (steam flour mill)
Attorneys BIEVE & BALDWIN
C. BRYAN
J.J. HALL (also notary)
R.O. HAMMOND
H.W. HONE (also notary)
H.H. INGERSOL
E. OVIATT (also notary)
W.F. SANDERS
TIBBALS &CAN
WOLCOTT & UPSON
Notary C.B. BEEMAN
J.F. GILBERT (also an auctioneer)
J.A. KEHLER
Jewelers H.S. ALLEY
W.H. TALLMAN
Proprietors F. WEBER (Prop. of American Hotel, East Side Howard St)
W.M. FELGER (prop. of Empire House)
F. HELM (Prop. of American House)
M. MCFARLIN (Prop. Summit House)
Grocers H. ASHER
COOK & DUSSELL
Jacob GOOD
J.G. GRETHER (also confectioner)
J.H. KRAMER
C. LEY
MILLER & SHOOK
S. SCHUMACKER
Physicians S.W. BAITGES
W. BONEN
HENAN & CHASE
C.E. PIERCE
J.J. SMITH
John WEIMER
Carpenters George BARKHARDT
John DUNN
D.S. FOOTE
A. LIBIS
D.G. SANFORD (cabinet maker)
M.L. SHERMAN
George THOMAS
A. VOSS
Bankers G.D. BATES
H. SISLER (President of Exchange Bank)
D.P. ELENNAN (Cashier of Exchange Bank)
Ambrotypist B.F. BATTLES
G.W. MANLY
Druggists BEELE & ELKINS HELPER & SECHRIST WEIMER & STEINBACHERS
Publishers BEELE & ELKINS (Publishers of Summit County Beacon)
J.H. WEBB (publisher of Summit Democracy)
School Teachers Miss H.A. BEEMAN

Miss BONEN

Miss R. CAUFFMAN

Miss McCENAGHY

Miss M. NELLS

Mary McGOLDIE

C.T. POOLER

Mrs. ROOT

Milliners Mrs. P. BENNET

MRS. H. MCMASTERS

J.B. SABIN (hats & caps)

D. SHAW

Gunsmith A. BERG
Dressmakers/Clothiers/Tailors Mrs. BROWN

HOFFMAN & MOSS

George KEMFLIEN

Jerome KEMFLIEN

Levi KOCH

H.W. MOSS

WM . NICHOLSON

Boot/shoe makers J. BYRIDER

CUTLER & HONE

G. DRESCHER

F. KEIFER

J.P. MCCUNE

W.S. PAINTON

PLATT & FOSTER

John LANDER

T. UPINGTON

Dentist J.E. CAILER

J.H. PETERSON

A. WELLS

Cooper C.O. CERHOTZ

George RHODES

Tanner J.H. CHRISTY

A. KROHLE

Carriage/Wagon Maker O. CHURCH

COLLINS & BELL

Express Agent H.H. CLARK
Hardware C. CRANZ

W.B. STORER

Planing Mill J.H. DIX
Distillers/Brewers F. DOTY

J. GOOD

GEORGE KEMPEL

E. WHITNEY

Harness Maker A. DOUGHTY
Dry Goods J.D. EDSON

P.D. HALL

HENRY AND OLERHOSER

F. MCNAUGHTON

Ropemaker N. FAY
Tinware/Stoves W.A. FAZE
Livery Stable Proprietors C. FOLK

TINKHAM

GEORGE WALLE

Barber Jacob FRITZ

W. MARTIN

William STEVENS

Carding/Sewing Machines J. FULLER
Candle makers J.J. GRESHER
Saloon Keeper William HUMPHREY
Marble Worker D. LELKEEKER
Sash, Blind & Door Makers S.B. NEARY

O.G. WILCOX

Lumber Dealers O.H. PAYNE

S.G.WILSON

Baker H. MCMASTERS
Patent Right Agents THATCHER & SIMPSON
Brick Mason J.H. WAGGONER
Agricultural Implements WEBSTER, TAUPLIN & CO H.W. WETMORE
Auctioneer J.J. WRIGHT
Painter Joseph GONDOR

S. WITLER

Short histories of other Akron Companies and their Proprietors: (compiled from various sources)

Business Information
Akron File Works Proprietors Theodore Gorner and Adam Plantz. Located between Middlebury and Carroll Streets. Estabished in 1868 by Matthias Harter. Present firm formed in 1877. Every description of files made to order.
Plows & Farmers Goods Proprietor Frank D. Howard; Southwest corner of Mill and High St. Est. 1869. Standard and reliable goods.
Townsend C. Budd Foundry and Machine Works. East of Bank St and North of Case Ave; 6th Ward; Manufactured potters' supplies; steam fittings, and other. Est 1884. Employed 12 hands.
The Akron Hardware Company Stanton Ave & Getz St; Two story shop and one story engine house; specialties in hardware and patented crystal harness and carriage trimmings. Incorporated April 11, 1889. Hands employed 60-75. Officers: Emmon S. Oviatt, President; James T. Diehm, VP; Henry C. Searles, Sec.; Henry C. Viele, Treas; Millard F. Anderson, super.;
The Star Drilling Machine Co. Washington St. Manufacturers of portable well and mineral drilling machinery, employed 35 to 50. Incorporated July 20, 1889, Arthur M. Cole, Pres; John W. Miller, Superintend.;
The Absolute Chemical Co. 1080 E. Market St. Manufacturer of absolute parasite exterminator; organized Dec. 1890; Richard j. Cunningham, Pres; Stephen H. Barron, VP; William E. Roth, Secy; Albert B. Cunnningham, Treas; James H. Case, Chemist; Employed 4 hands.
The Akron Chemical Comp. Manufacturer of paints, inks and printing inks. Incorporated Jan 1890; Works on W. State St. Officers: Frank Wilcox, Pres; J. Martin Beck, VP; Charles L. Brown, Secy/Treas.;

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