Businesses of Footville

Center & Plymouth Townships, Rock County, Wisconsin

Business

Location

Year(s)

Notes

B & H Feed Co.

----- ? - 1954 - ?
Purina dealer

Baertschi, John H.

----- ? - 1954 - ?
building & remodeling; bathroom fixtures

Bern Meat Market

----- ? - 1954 - ?
Alfred & Ebba Bern, proprietors

Bienash, Wm. F.

----- ? - 1954 - ?
livestock trucking; insured carrier

Canary Butcher Shop

----- ?
W. J. Canary, butcher/owner

Central Tavern

----- ? - 1954 - ?
Pabst & Braumeister on tap; cheese; hamburgers; H. Schultz & Bob Neuschwander, proprietors

Colvin's Baking Co.

----- 1864 - 1954 - ?
Purity & Corntop bread

Curler Meat Co.

----- ? - 1954 - ?
custom slaughtering; wholesale & retail meats

Devins, John

----- ?
blacksmith (before & after Ed Stevens); operated McManus Blacksmith Shop

Drevdahl, Earl

----- ? - 1954 - ?
general carpentry & cement work; electrician

Eastman Trucking Co.

----- ? - 1954 - ?
trucking company

Eastman's Texaco Service

----- ? - 1954 - ?
service station

Fenrick, C. F.

----- ? - 1954 - ?
insurance

Footville Cafe

----- ? - 1954 - ?
John & Gyda ____, proprietors

Footville Crane Service & Construction Co.

[2002 Woodruff Blvd., Janesville] ? - 1954 - ?
John. L. Piekarski (Janesville) & Edward JaDoul (Footville), props.

Footville Dairy Lunch

----- ? - 1954 - ?
homecooked meals; Anne Pearl Kjelland, proprietor

Footville Hardware

----- ? - 1954 - ?
hardware; paints; electrical merchanise; sporting goods; bottle gas service; Speed Queen washers; Walter Gempeler, proprietor

Footville Heating Co.

----- ? - 1954 - ?
Lennox heating systems; sheet metal work; eave troughs

Footville Implement Co.

----- ? - 1954 - ?
"everything for the farm & home"; Donald W. Helgesen, proprietor

Footville State Bank

----- Jan. 3, 1910 - 1954 - ?
bank

Footville Telephone Co.

----- ? - 1954 - ?
telephone company

Gempeler's

----- ? - 1954 - ?
grocery & general merchanise

Helgesen Lumber & Supply, Inc.

----- ? - 1954 - ?
building hardware, lumber, paint, coal, siding, etc.; Lester A. Helgesen, president

Holm General Store

----- ?
D. J. Holm, proprietor (building owned by W. J. Canary)

Honeysett Variety Store

----- ? - 1954 - ?
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John's Service Station

----- ? - 1954 - ?
dealer in gasoline, kerosene, lubricating oils, tires & accessories; John W. Butler, owner

Johnson, Roy V.

----- ? - 1954 - ?
plumbing & heating supplies & service

Kennedy (Wm. J.) & Son

----- ? - 1954 - ?
road contractors, grading & graveling

Martin, R. E. (Mr. & Mrs.)

----- 1930 - 1954 - ?
landlord; apartments to rent

McManus Blacksmith Shop

----- ?
owner/operator John Devins

Midget Grocery

----- ? - 1954 - ?
Mable Smoke, proprietor

Mike's Barber Shop

----- ? - 1954 - ?
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Milbrandt, Clyde

----- ? - 1954 - ?
Westinghouse dealer (dehumidifies, air conditioners, refrigerators, water heaters, dishwashers, freezers, ranges, dryers, ranges, etc.)

Miller's Leghorn Hatchery

----- ? - 1954 - ?
poultry & barn equipment; fertilizers; Pyrox bottle gas; Magic Chef stoves; gas water heaters

Morris Motor Co.

----- ? - 1954 - ?
authorized Chevrolet service

Northway & Bancroft

----- ? - 1854 - ?
groceries, general merchants

Pet Milk Co.

----- Bef. 1926 - 1954 - ?
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Sherman Motor Service

----- ? - 1954 - ?
general auto repair; tubes; tires; accessories; Boyd Sherman, proprietor

Silverthorn General Store

----- 1887-1908
George Darius Silverthorn, proprietor; store; George's engraving from front door; now the Top Hand Saddle Co.; Source: Allison

Smoke's Tavern

----- ? - 1954 - ?
tavern; Frank Smoke, proprietor

Snyder Hotel

----- 1853 - ?
Spencer Snyder, proprietor;
5 photos; Source: Allison

Stevens, Ed

----- ?
blacksmith

Summers, Crosby

----- ? - 1954 - ?
lawyer; offices also in Janesville

Thorson's Grocery & Meats

----- ? - 1954 - ?
groceries; meats; clothing; shoes

Top Hand Saddle Co.

----- ? - 2005 - ?
Western gear; store; previously Silverthorn General Store; Source: Allison

Village Gardens

----- ? - 1954 - ?
restaurant; fish fry Friday nights; sandwiches at all times; Jim & Lee _____, proprietors

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