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1868 Shippers’ Guide – Ohio County

Ohio County, Indiana entries from:
H. C. Chandler & Co.’s Businesss Directory and Shipper’s Guide for the State of Indiana. Indianapolis : H. C. Chandler & Co., Publishers, 1868. Online at Hathitrust.

RISING SUN.
The capital of Ohio county, thirty-five miles below Cincinnati, on the Ohio river. The surrounding country is rich and well settled up with wealthy and enterprising farmers. Large quantities of grain and produce are shipped from here annually. Rising Sun has several fine churches, good schools, several manufacturing establishments, with a good representation of the different trades and professions; also one weekly newspaper ably conducted for the interest and morals of the place. Population about 1,800.

Agricultural Implements.

  • Espey H S & H, cor Main and Market

Attorneys.

  • Davisi R L Main
  • Downey A C Main
  • Downey S R, Main
  • Stewart S H, Main

Bakeries.

  • Bradbury & Rehm, Main
  • Gary J W, Main

Barber.

  • Wright J F, Main

Billiard Saloon.

  • Bradbury Jas, Main

Blacksmiths.

  • Clark C, Main
  • Downey E, Main
  • Jackson & Griggs, Walnut
  • Merrill H, Walnut

Books and Stationery.

  • McAroy Geo, cor Main and Market

Books and Shoes.

  • Bedgood Alfred, Main
  • McMurry M T, Front
  • Walker & Fisher, Main

Cabinet Makers.

  • Gary E, Main
  • Whitlock J T, Main

Carpenters and Builders.

  • Hall W F, Market
  • Lindsay S F, Second
  • Pierson J W, High
  • Smith Wm, Grand
  • Vaness R, Main

Clothing.

  • Heyn & Bro, Main
  • Wells J C & Co, cor Main and Market

Confectionery.

  • Bradbury & Rehm, Main
  • Gary J W, Main

Cooper

  • Talbott J, Market

Dentist.

  • Ulrey J P, Market

Drugs and Medicines.

  • Matson & Thorn, Main
  • McAroy Geo, cor Main and Market

Dry Goods.

  • Calvert H J, Main
  • Hathaway Mrs. A, Main
  • Heyn & Bro, Main
  • Wells J C & Co, cor Main and Market

Furniture Manufactories.

  • Gary E, Main
  • Whitlock J T, Main

Foundry and Machine Shop.

  • Smith & Miller

General Stores.

  • Wells J C & Co, cor Main and Market

Grist Mill.

  • Haines S & Co, Front
  • Talbott J W, Front
    Groceries and Provisions.
  • Baxter, Miller & Co, 14 Main
  • Bradbury & Rehm, Main
  • Buchanan R A P & Co, Market
  • Eshman John, Main
  • Espey H S & H, cor Main and Market
  • Grace, Lostutter & Co, s w cor Main and Market
  • Jones J H, Main
  • Pate & Sparks, Main
  • Patterson P J, cor Walnut and Main
  • Wilber E, Main

Hardware.

  • REISTER J M, Main
  • REISTER S A, Main

Harness and Saddles,

  • Marquett F, Main
  • Martin R, Main

Hats and Caps.

  • Morgan B, Main

Hotel.

  • City Hall, W J Hastings, prop

Millinery.

  • Richards Mrs. R, Front

Insurance Agent.

  • Davis R L, Main

Insurance Company.

  • Rising Sun Insurance Co, S Seward, pres, J B Covington, sec, Front

Justice of the Peace.

  • Hemphill James

Livery Stables.

  • Scott Sam, Front
  • Scranton L, Main

Marble Works.

  • Toohey John, Main

Meat Market.

  • Birdsell K, Market.

Merchant Tailor.

  • Cullen Wm, Main

Millinery.

  • Best Mrs. Sallie, Main
  • Calkin L, cor Main and Front

Newspaper.

  • OHIO COUNTY RECORDER, Gregory & Beaty, props, cor Main and Market. See card.

News Depot.

  • Gary J W, Main

Notaries Public.

  • David R L, Main
  • Downey S R, Main

Notions.

  • Bradbury & Kehm, Main
  • Gary J W, Main

Painters.

  • Harwood & Beaty, Main

Photographers.

  • Houghton R R, Main
  • Ward T, Main

Physicians.

  • Gillespie Wm
  • Peyton J H, Main
  • Stephenson G A, Main
  • Sullivan W H, Main

Plow Factory.

  • Clore Wm, Walnut

Pork Packers.

  • Grace, Lostutter & Co, s w cor Main and Market

Postmaster.

  • Pepper Joseph, Market

Printing Office.

  • GREGORY & BEATY, cor Main and Market. See card.

Produce and Commission.

  • Grace, Lostutter & Co, s w cor Main and Market

Produce Dealers.

  • Dodd & Powell, near river

Sash, Doors and Blinds.

  • REISTER J M, Main

Stoves and Tinware.

  • McGuffin S, Market
  • Thompson P, Main

Undertaker.

  • Whitlock J T, Main

Wagonmakers.

  • Drake A, Main
  • Huston & Drake, Walnut
  • REISTER J M, Main

Warehouse.

  • Dodd & Powell, near river

Watches, Clocks and Jewelry.

  • Clark Eli, Main

Woolen Factory.

  • James & Hutchinson, Main

Ohio County – 1846 Business Directory

The 1846 business directory for Ohio County, Indiana appeared in:
J. F. Kimball & Co.’s Eastern, Western, and Southern Business Directory; Containing the Cards and Circulars of Merchants, Manufacturers and Others, in the Principal Cities of the East, West, and South: to which is added a State Register of Ohio, Kentucky, and Indiana. 1846. Second Annual Issue. Cincinnati and New York: J. F. Kimball & Co., Publishers.

OHIO COUNTY.
Population about 4,500.

COUNTY OFFICERS.—Associate Judges, Samuel Fulton, Thomas H. Gilmore; Clerk of Circuit and Probate Courts, James H. Pepper; Sheriff, James. Smith; Auditor, J. M. Vance; Treasurer, J. B. Craft; Recorder, Wm. T. Lambdin; Commissioners, John Bennett, James Hemphill, George Pate; Assessor, M. Stewart; School Commissioner, N. R. Stedman.

ATTORNEYS.—Rising Sun: Alexander C. Downey, James S. Jelley, A. W. Hendricks. In Country: J. C. Ricketts.

PHYSICIANS.—Rising Sun: M. Haines, B. James, John Morrison, H. T. Williams, J. Evans, H. R. T. Rose, William Cullen Crookshank. Cass Township: R. Gillespie. Hartford: J. Jessup.

CLERGYMAN.—Rising Sun: James Jones, T. Eddy, J. S. Barwick, L. Hurlburt, B. F. Morris, T. Whallon, Charles Craven.

MERCHANTS.—Rising Sun: James Stirrat, Shadrach Hathaway, Abijah North & Son, Craft & Lynn, A. Jamieson, T. Kimpton & Brother, Wm. P. James & Co., I. D. & H. D. Hamilton, John McKnight. Hartford: A. & R. Wilber, J. R. Cole & Co., A. Y. Maryman. Milton Mills: M. Turner. Cass Township: James Hemphill.

I certify that the foregoing list contains the names of the principal merchants and professional men of Ohio county, Indiana.
J. M. VANCE, Auditor,
By A. C. Downey, Dep’y.
November 20, 1845.

Ohio County 1883 Atlas Patrons

Ohio County, Indiana patrons from:
Griffing, B. N. An Atlas of Switzerland and Ohio Counties, Indiana. Philadelphia : D. J. Lake & Co., 1883.

NamePost OfficeOccupationNativityDate of Settlement
Hemphill, J. P.Rising SunCounty AuditorOhio Co., Ind.1853
Schroeder, J. F.Rising SunFarmer and Co. Com.Hanover, Germany1858
Facemire, J. W.Rising SunCounty TreasurerSwitzerland Co., Ind.1856
Hunt, E. B.Rising SunAgricultureHamilton Co., Ohio1817
Hunter, T. G.Rising SunFarmer and TrusteeOhio Co., Ind.1857
Van Osdol, B. W.BascomFarmerOhio Co., Ind.1839
Van Osdol, J. A.BascomTeacherOhio Co., Ind.1860
Marble, C. M.Rising SunCounty SuperintendentOhio Co., Ind.1857
Marble, E. P.Rising SunFarmerOhio Co., Ind.1829
Miller, F. M.HartfordFarmer, Stock Dlr. And Co. Com.Ohio Co., Ind.1843
Miller, J. B.HartfordFarmer, Stock Dlr. And N. P.Ohio Co., Ind.1840
Summerfruit, J. R.HartfordTeacher and AssessorOhio Co., Ind.1858

Ohio County 1859 Guide

Ohio County, Indiana directory from:
McEvoy’s Lawrenceburg, Aurora & Rising Sun Directory, 1859-60. Indianapolis: McEvoy, 1859.

See also:Entries from Rising Sun, Ohio County, Indiana

Ohio County and Rising Sun Guide

CITY OFFICERS. Annual Election First Monday in September.

  • Mayor.—Thomas Shoup.
  • Marshal.—John I. Works.
  • Clerk.—William H. Smith.
  • Treasurer.—John K. Lewis.
  • Street Commissioner.—Charles Demoss.

COUNCILMEN. Meet at Mayor’s Office, Main, bt. Front and Poplar, the first Monday night of each Month.

  • Samuel Seward.
  • Platt Thompson.
  • Nathan Marble.
  • John S. Baxter.

OHIO COUNTY OFFICERS. Annual Election Second Tuesday in October.

  • Clerk.—John R. Ross.
  • Auditor.—John D. Bush.
  • Recorder.—William Elliott.
  • Treasurer.—Robert W. Jones.
  • Coroner.—Theophilus Jones.
  • Sheriff.—Thos. H. Gilmore.
  • Surveyor.—Edward B. Hunt.

COMMISSIONERS. Meet first Monday in March, June, September, and December.

  • Calvin Marble.
  • James W. Turner.
  • Hiram Barricklow.

COURTS.

Ohio Circuit Court.—Meets second Monday in February and August.

  • Judge.—Joseph W. Chapman.
  • Clerk.—John R. Ross.
  • Prosecuting Attorney.—Geo. W. Richardson.

Common Pleas Court.—Meets third Monday in January, July, and October.

  • Judge.—John J. Hayden.
  • Clerk.—John R. Ross.
  • District Attorney.—Richard Gregg.

RANDOLPH TOWNSHIP OFFICERS.

  • Trustee.—James M. Reister.
  • Assessor.—John Hall.
  • Constable.—Robert Carter.
  • Justices of the Peace.—Wm. Berkshire, Jas. Clark.

CHURCHES AND PASTORS.

  • Presbyterian, (O. S.,) Second, bt. Walnut and Poplar, Rev. Wm. Moore, Pastor.
  • Presbyterian, (N. S.,) Main, bt. Poplar and Walnut, Rev. Edwin Black, Pastor.
  • Methodist Episcopal, Walnut, bt. Second and Main, Rev. John S. Tevis, Pastor.
  • Christian Church, Main, bt. High and Walnut, Rev. M. C. Tiers, Pastor.
  • Universalist Church, Fourth, bt. Walnut and High, Rev. Geo. W. Gage, Pastor.
  • Baptist, held at Court House.
  • Catholic Mission, held at Mr. P. Dunne’s, attendance once a month, Rev. H. DuPontavis, Priest.

GRADED SCHOOL.

  • Directors.—Dr. H. T. Williams, Dr. McKibben, H. S. Espey, G. H. Craft and J. H. Jones.

LIBRARY.

  • McClure Working Man’s Library Institute. F. Gregory, Librarian.

BAND.

  • Rising Sun Cornet Band. Meets every Wednesday evening at Court House. Composed of eight horns, bass and tenor drum.

MASONIC. Hall on Second street, over O. S. Presbyterian Church.

  • Rising Sun Lodge No. 6. Meets the first and third Saturdays of each month.
  • King David’s Chapter. Meets the first and third Tuesdays of each month.

ODD FELLOWS. Hall on Main Street, bet. Front and Poplar.

  • Friendship Lodge No. 4. Meets every Tuesday night.
  • Eldridge Encampment. Meets the last Thursday in each month.

SONS OF TEMPERANCE. Hall over Post Office.

  • Rising Sun Division No. 76. Meets every Monday evening.

Rising Sun 1859 Directory

Rising Sun, Ohio County, Indiana directory from:
McEvoy’s Lawrenceburg, Aurora & Rising Sun Directory, 1859-60. Indianapolis: McEvoy, 1859.

Rising Sun Directory

  • Anderson Mason W., butcher, Main, bt. Poplar and Walnut.
  • Armstrong Sandford, clerk, res. Main, bt. Walnut and High.
  • Arthur wid. William, Poplar, bt. Plum and Maiden Lane.
  • Arthur Jacob H., painter, bds. wid. W. Arthur.
  • Atheran Prince, retired, Poplar, bt. Second and Main.
  • Banness Riley E., carpenter, Poplar, bt. Fourth and Fifth.
  • Barker Hiram, retired, cor. Sixth and Poplar.
  • Barkshire Arthur, cooper, Fourth, bt. Poplar and Walnut.
  • Barkshire Samuel, cooper, Fourth, bt. Walnut and High.
  • Baxter Miss A.E., milliner and dress maker, Poplar, bt. Second and Main.
  • BAXTER JOHN S., boots and shoes, N. side Main, bt. Front and Poplar, res. Second, bt. High and Walnut.
  • Beaty Hugh, painter, Walnut, bt. William and First.
  • Beaty James, bds. wid. J. Beaty.
  • Beaty wid. John, Walnut, bt. William and Front.
  • Beaty wid. Robert, Poplar, bt. Fourth and Fifth.
  • Bedgood James E., Walnut, bt. Second and Main.
  • Bell Joseph G., fruit trees, cor. Poplar and Fifth.
  • Bennett wid. John, Poplar, bt. Fourth and Fifth.
  • Bennett John, laborer, Sixth, bt. Poplar and Front.
  • Berkshire William, blacksmith, Fifth, bt. Walnut and Poplar.
  • BEST MRS. S., milliner and dress maker, Front, bt. Second and Main.
  • Best Samuel, silversmith, Main, bt. Walnut and High.
  • Birdzells C., butcher, Main, bt. Poplar and Walnut.
  • BLACK REV. EDWIN, (Pres.,) bds. Mrs. Lambdon.
  • Black William, painter, Walnut, bt. Main and Fourth.
  • Blackburn Jacob, laborer, Main, W. of Mulberry.
  • Blankinship George, laborer, Plum, bt. Walnut and High.
  • Bonnell DeWitt C., brick mason, Poplar, bt. Fourth and Fifth.
  • Bowen George, boot maker, bds. Mrs. P. Robinson.
  • Boyle Mrs. Margaret, cor. Front and Second.
  • Bradbury Marcus, proprietor City Hotel, Front, bt. Second and Main.
  • Brown E., trader, Main, bt. Poplar and Walnut.
  • Brown George T., carpenter, High, bt. First and Second.
  • Brumley Mrs. Mary, Fourth, bt. Poplar and Front.
  • BUSH JOHN D., county auditor, office Court House, res. High, bt. Fifth and Sixth.
  • Byers Andrew, steamboat captain, High, bt. Main and Fourth.
  • Calkin Mrs. Lois, millinery and fancy goods, Main, between Poplar and Walnut.
  • CALVERT METELLUS, cashier, Hathaway & Co., res. Front, bt. Second and Main.
  • Carter Robert, plasterer, High, bt. William and First.
  • Campbell Caleb, coaster, Walnut, bt. William and First.
  • Campbell Thomas, fireman, First, bt. Walnut and Poplar.
  • Chamberlin wid. Elias, cor. High and William.
  • CITY MILLS, J. T. Talbott, proprietor, cor. Front and Main.
  • CITY HOTEL, M. Bradbury proprietor, Front, bt. Second and Main.
  • Clark Brower H., striker, Walnut, bt. Second and Main.
  • Clore Gabriel, farmer, Walnut, bt. Plum and Maiden Lane.
  • Clore Henry, trader, High, bt. Second and Main.
  • Clore James, blacksmith, cor. Second and Mulberry.
  • Clore John, plow maker, High, bt. First and Second.
  • Clore wid. Reuben, cor. High and William.
  • CLORE WILLIAM, plow maker and blacksmith, Walnut, bt. First and Second, res. cor. Second and Walnut.
  • Collord Rev. Isaac, High, bt. Fifth and Sixth.
  • Collins James, carpenter, Second, bt. High and Walnut.
  • Connor Robert, teamster, High, cor. Plum.
  • Corkins Mrs. Charlotte, cor. High and Second.
  • Corkins David, boatman, High, bt. William and First.
  • Cornelius Robert, drayman, Poplar, bt. Fourth and Fifth.
  • Covington wid. Mary, Poplar, bt. Main and Fourth.
  • Craft wid. Elizabeth, cor. Front and Fifth.
  • Craft George H., clerk, City Mills, res. cor. Fourth and Walnut.
  • Crouch Joseph, Walnut, bt. William and First.
  • Crouch Joshua, mason, Main, bt. Walnut and High.
  • Crugar Joseph, flatboatman, cor. Walnut and Fifth.
  • CULLEN WILLIAM, tailor, S. side Main, bt. Poplar and Front, res. Main, bt. Walnut and High.
  • Cullen John, drayman, Walnut, bt. Main and Fourth.
  • Curry William, brick maker, Walnut, bt. Plum and William.
  • Dalmbert Adolph, (J. Zeiller & Co.,) res. at store.
  • Daly James, flatboatman, High, bt. Plum and Maiden Lane.
  • Danley James T., miller, Poplar, bt. First and Second.
  • Davis Jesse, shoemaker, Poplar, bt. First and Second.
  • DODD H. E. & SON, dry goods, clothing, &c., S. s. Main, bt. Poplar and Walnut.
  • Dodd H. E., (H. E. D. & Son,) res. opp. Store.
  • Dodd William H., (H. E. D. & Son,) res. High, bt. Second and Main.
  • Dodd Samuel, plasterer, Plum, bt. William and High.
  • Dolph Andrew J., carpenter, Walnut, bt. Walnut and High.
  • Donohew wid. Clara, washer woman, Walnut, bt. Fourth and Main.
  • DOWNEY A. C. & H. A., attorneys at law, S. side Main, bt. Front and Pearl.
  • Downey A. C., (A. C. & H. A. D.,) res building cor. Main and Mulberry.
  • Downey Henry A., notary public, (A. C. & H. A. D.) bds. City Hotel.
  • Downey John, shoemaker, High, bt. First and Second.
  • Drummond wid. Robert, Poplar, bt. Fourth and Fifth.
  • Dugle William, engineer, Walnut, bt. Fifth and Sixth.
  • DUNNE PATRICK J., watches and jewelry, S. side Main, bt. Front and Poplar.
  • Dunne Mrs. P. J., dry goods, &c., S. side Main, bt. Front and Poplar.
  • Durbin L., laborer, William, bt. High and Mulberry.
  • Durbin Nicholas, laborer, William, bt. High and Mulberry.
  • EASTMAN MRS. MARY A., milliner, N. side Main, bt. Front and Poplar.
  • Easton Robert, cabinet maker, cor. Second and Walnut.
  • Eddy William, fisherman, Poplar, bt. Plum and Maiden Lane.
  • Elliott Hewitt H., pilot, res. Front, bt. First and Second.
  • ELLIOTT ISRAEL, blacksmith, cor. First and Walnut.
  • Elliott John, farmer, cor. Walnut and William.
  • ELLIOTT WILLIAM, county recorder, office Court House, res. Front, bt. First and Second.
  • ELLIOTT WASHINGTON, butcher, cor. Main and Walnut.
  • English Jacob, farmer, High, bt. First and Second.
  • English John, drayman, High, bt. First and Second.
  • English Oliver, stone mason, Second, bt. High and Mulberry.
  • ENOCH A. C., boots and shoes, S. side Main, bt. Front and Poplar, res. Walnut, bt. Fourth and Fifth.
  • Enoch Azrah, shoemaker, Second, bt. Walnut and Poplar.
  • Enoch Benjamin, shoemaker, Walnut, bt. William and First.
  • Enoch H., boots and shoes, N. side Main, bt. Front and Poplar.
  • Espey Mrs. E., Second, bt. Walnut and High.
  • ESPEY H. S. & H., groceries, provisions, queensware, &c., cor. Poplar and Main.
  • Espey Hugh, (H. S. & H. E.,) bds. Mrs. Gregory.
  • Espey Hugh S., (H. S. & H. E.,) res. Main, near Poplar.
  • FIELDS JAMES, watches, clocks and jewelry, S. side Main, one door above post office.
  • Fisher Jacob, retired, Main, W. of Mulberry.
  • Fisher David, boots and shoes, S. side Main, bt. Poplar and Front, res. Mulberry, bt. William and First.
  • Follett John C., salesman, J. C. Wells, res. Front, bt. Main and Fourth.
  • Foster James, spinner, Sixth, bt. Poplar and Front.
  • French Jefferson A., (J. I. F. & Co.,) res. over store.
  • FRENCH JOHN I. & CO., groceries and provisions, S. E. cor. Front and Main.
  • French John I., (J. I. F. & Co.,) res. Fourth, bt. Walnut and Poplar.
  • French John, farmer, Fourth, bt. Walnut and Poplar.
  • Fulton Joseph, gardener, Poplar, bt. First and Second.
  • GAGE REV. GEORGE W., bds. Mrs. N. J. Mitchell.
  • GARY ENOS, furniture dealer and undertaker, Poplar, bt. Main and Fourth, res. cor. Fourth and Poplar.
  • GARY JOHN W., baker and confectioner, S. side Main, bt. Front and Poplar, also Main, near Poplar.
  • Gibson James, cooper, cor. First and Poplar.
  • Gillespie George, trader, cor. Fourth and Poplar.
  • GILLESPIE WILLIAM, physician, Poplar, bt. Second and Main, res. cor. Poplar and Second.
  • Gillman David, fireman, near of Front, bt. Fifth and Sixth.
  • GILMORE THOMAS H., county sheriff, res. Main, W. of Mulberry.
  • Ginnings John M., assessor, Second, bt. Walnut and High.
  • Goldson William, machinist, Front, bt. Fifth and Sixth.
  • Gould Benjamin, blacksmith, Mulberry, bt. Second and Main.
  • Grace Daniel, flatboatman, Walnut, bt. Main and Fourth.
  • Grace John, hay dealer, cor. Front and William.
  • Grace Joseph C., produce dealer, Walnut, bt. Fifth and Sixth.
  • Granger E. B., flatboatman, Main, bt. Walnut and High.
  • Green Harvey, (J. M. Reister & Co.,) res. cor. Walnut and Plum.
  • Gregory Mrs. Clara, boarding, Front, bt. Main and Fourth.
  • GREGORY WILLIAM H., editor Indiana Weekly Visitor, res. S. side Main, bt. Front and Poplar.
  • Griswold J. W., clerk, H. E. Dodd & Son.
  • Griswold Thomas, retired, Poplar, bt. First and Second.
  • Haines Isaac S., salesman, H. S. & H. Espey.
  • Haines Joshua, retired, Poplar, bt. Second and Main.
  • HAINES MATTHIAS, physician, cor. Main and High.
  • Hall Benjamin, painter, &c., cor. Fifth and Walnut.
  • Hall Daniel S., shoemaker, Poplar, bt. First and Second.
  • Hall John, township assessor, Main, W. of limits.
  • Hall William, carpenter and builder, cor. Main and Poplar.
  • Hall wid. W., High, cor. Fifth.
  • Harper Mrs. Catharine, dressmaker, Poplar, bt. Fifth and Sixth.
  • Harrington Mrs. E. B., seminary for young ladies, corner Fourth and Walnut.
  • Harris John, carpenter, Poplar, bt. Main and Fourth.
  • Harryman George, dentist, Poplar, bt. First and Second.
  • Harwood George, painter, Front, bt. Main and Fourth.
  • Hathaway S., (H. & Co.,) res. Fourth.
  • HATHAWAY & CO., general merchandise, N. side Main, bt. Front and Poplar.
  • Hathaway B. J., (H. & Co.,) res. High, cor. Maiden Lane.
  • Hathaway S., (H. & Co.,) res. cor. Fourth and Front.
  • HAYDEN JOHN J., attorney and insurance agent, N. side Main, bt. Front and Poplar, res. cor. Main and High.
  • Hayman Thomas, saddler, Poplar, bt. Main and Fourth.
  • Hemphill James, boot maker, High, bt. Fourth and Fifth.
  • Hemphill John, drayman, Walnut, bt. Fifth and Sixth.
  • HERDEGEN ADAM, baker and confectioner, S. side Main, bt. Front and Poplar.
  • Heuston Michael, farmer, W. of City.
  • Hewitt George, farmer, Walnut, bt. First and Second.
  • HEWITT JESSE, groceries and provisions, S. side Main, bt. Front and Poplar.
  • Hewitt Jesse J., boatman, Second, bt. Poplar and Walnut.
  • Hill wid. Isabella, Front, bt. Second and Main.
  • Hillis James, farmer, Main, W. of Mulberry.
  • Hoffner Peter, machinist, Walnut, bt. Second and Main.
  • Holcraft Abraham, cooper, First, near Poplar.
  • HORSFALL THOMAS, tailor, S. W. cor. Main and Poplar, up stairs, res. High, bt. Fifth and Sixth.
  • Houston James C., wagon maker, William, bt. High and Walnut.
  • Howard James, printer, Front, bt. Main and Fourth.
  • Howard Jefferson A., flatboatman, cor. Second and Poplar.
  • Howard John W., boatman, Second, bt. Front and Poplar.
  • Howard wid. Levi, Front, bt. Main and Fourth.
  • Hunt Porter, engineer, Front, cor. Plum.
  • Huston George, wagon maker, William, bt. Front and Poplar.
  • Indiana Weekly Visitor, Wm. H. Gregory, editor and proprietor, cor. Front and Main, up stairs.
  • James Basil, retired, Front, bt. Main and Fourth.
  • JELLEY J. S., attorney at law, S. W. cor. Main and Poplar.
  • Jelley Samuel, cor. Front and First.
  • JESSUP DAVID H., physician, N. side Main, bt. Front and Poplar, res. Front, bt. Main and Fourth.
  • Johnson wid. Joseph, Second, bt. Walnut and Poplar.
  • Johnson John, carriage maker, First, bt. Front and Poplar.
  • Jones Benjamin, school teacher, bds. J. J. Hewett.
  • Jones George W., cor. Plum and High.
  • Jones wid. H., Second, bt. Poplar and Walnut.
  • Jones James, cooper, Poplar, bt. First and Second.
  • Jones Jesse, tinner, Main, bt. Front and Poplar.
  • JONES JOHN H., groceries and produce, also, insurance agent, S. side Main, bt. Front and Poplar, res. Second, bt. Walnut and Poplar.
  • Jones Robert, Second, bt. Walnut and Poplar.
  • Jones Theophilus, county coroner and drayman, Walnut, bt. Second and Main.
  • Jones Thomas, cooper, Second, bt. Walnut and High.
  • Keith Mrs. Nancy, High, bt. First and Second.
  • Keys James L., engineer, cor. Maiden Lane and Front.
  • Kilgore John, farmer, Poplar, bt. Plum and William.
  • Kittle Andrew, teamster, Mulberry, bt. First and Second.
  • Kittle Solomon, drayman, High, bt. Second and Main.
  • Lambdon Mrs. Martha, boarding, cor. First and Walnut.
  • Land Wm. R., laborer, Walnut, bt. Main and Fourth.
  • Latham John, shoemaker, Front, bt. Main and Fourth.
  • Lemmon James F., Front, bt. First and Second.
  • LEWIS REV. JOHN, (M. E.) Front, bt. Second and Main.
  • Lewis John, saw miller, Front, cor. Maiden Lane.
  • LEWIS JOHN K., painter and glazier, cor. Fourth and Front.
  • Lewis Robert, baker, Front, bt. Fourth and Fifth.
  • Lindsey Samuel F., carpenter, res. Walnut, bt. Second and Main.
  • LINDSAY T. & SON, carpenters, Front, cor. William.
  • Lindsay Thomas, carpenter, William, bt. Front and Poplar.
  • Loder James, bds. Mrs. C. Harper.
  • Long James M., blacksmith, Walnut, cor. William.
  • Long Samuel, saw miller, High, bt. William and Plum.
  • Loring wid. E., cor. High and Main.
  • Lynn M. N., clerk, bds. Mrs. E. Craft.
  • McAROY & BRO., drugs and medicines, N. side Main, bt. Front and Poplar.
  • McAroy George, (M. & Bro.,) res. Front, bt. Second and Main.
  • McAroy William B., (M. & Bro.,) res. Ohio.
  • McCUNE JOHN J., saddles and harness, N. side Main, bt. Front and Poplar.
  • McGowen George, laborer, Main, Wi of Mulberry.
  • McGowen John, laborer, Mulberry, bt. First and Second.
  • McKain Mrs. Martha, Poplar, bt. Second and Main.
  • McKIBBEN CHARLES T., physician, Walnut, bt. Fourth and Fifth.
  • McKnight John, retired, Front, bt. Second and Main.
  • McQuithy Rev., Front, bt. Main and Fourth.
  • Mack Christopher, saddler, bds. R. Martin.
  • Marble Nathan, broom maker, High, bt. Main and Fourth.
  • Marquett Frederick, saddler, Poplar, bt. First and Second.
  • Martin Richard, livery stable, Front, bt. Second and Main.
  • MARTIN RICHARD, saddles and harness, N. side Main, bt. Front and Poplar.
  • Massey Mrs. E. J., milliner, cor. Main and Walnut.
  • Massey Stephen L., teacher, Front, bt. Main and Fourth.
  • Maxwell William, cabinet maker, Front, bt. Fifth and Sixth.
  • Merrill George L., school teacher, Poplar, bt. Plum and Maiden Lane.
  • Merrill Henry, blacksmith, cor. Fifth and Walnut.
  • Merrill Joseph, blacksmith, Walnut, bt. William and First.
  • Miles James, news depot, S. side Main, bt. Front and Poplar.
  • Miles Willis, tailor, S. side Main, bt. Poplar and Front.
  • Miller Thomas, machinist, cor. Second and Mulberry.
  • Mitchell wid. Isaiah, Poplar, bt. First and Second.
  • Mitchell Martin P., Walnut, bt. First and Second.
  • Mitchell Mrs. N. J., boarding, Poplar, bt. Fourth and Fifth.
  • Mitchell Simeon, tanner, Poplar, bt. First and Second.
  • Monroe Calvin, tanner, Second, bt. Front and Poplar.
  • MONROE WILLIAM, groceries and provisions, S. side Main, bt. Front and Poplar, res. cor. Second and Poplar.
  • Moore George, farmer, High, bt. Main and Fourth.
  • Moore Richard, drayman, Poplar, bt. Fourth and Fifth.
  • Moore Rev. William H., (O.S. Pres.,) cor. First and High.
  • Morford wid. Charlotte, Walnut, bt. First and Second.
  • MORGAN BENJAMIN, hats, caps and furs, N. side Main, bt. Front and Poplar, res. Second, bt. Front and Poplar.
  • Morris F. C., cooper, Poplar, bt. Fifth and Sixth.
  • Morse George W., clerk, res. Fourth, bt. Front and Poplar.
  • Morton Richard, tanner, Front, bt. William and First.
  • Mountz Charles W., Poplar, bt. Fourth and Fifth.
  • Myers Emanuel, farmer, Poplar, bt. Plum and William.
  • Nash Michael, laborer, First, bt. Front and Poplar.
  • Neal John, res. High, bt. Plum and William.
  • Neal wid. John, High, bt. Plum and William.
  • Neaman Henry, farmer, Poplar, bt. Fourth and Fifth.
  • Noble B., watchman, bds. S. Thompson.
  • Numan George, carpenter, High, near Second.
  • Padgett William, retired, cor. High and Second.
  • Pearson John W., carpenter, Front, res. High, bt. Fourth and Fifth.
  • Peck William H., salesman, res. Main, bt. Poplar and Walnut.
  • PEPPER & DOWNEY, real estate agents, S. side Main, bt. Front and Poplar.
  • Pepper Abel C., attorney, (P. & Downey,) res. Fourth, bt. High and Mulberry.
  • Pepper Mrs. Nancy, dressmaker, Main, bt. Poplar and Walnut.
  • Perry H. D., teacher, High School.
  • Pollock wid. Elizabeth, Walnut, bt. Main and Fourth.
  • PORTER JOSEPH, books and stationery, N. side Main, bt. Front and Poplar, bds. Mrs. Lambdon.
  • POST OFFICE, S. Ulrey P. M., S. side Main, bt. Poplar and Walnut.
  • Powell Edward D., cooper, cor. Poplar and Plum.
  • Pierce wid. John, Main, W. of Mulberry.
  • Pink John, stillman, Front, bt. First and Second.
  • Plummer wid. Eliza, cor. Walnut and William.
  • Rann Thomas, drayman, bds. Mrs. E. Pollock.
  • Reager George W., pilot, Main, W. of Mulberry.
  • Reed James S., watchma, Poplar, bt. Main and Fourth.
  • REISTER J. M. & CO., foundry and machine shop, Walnut, bt. Fourth and Fifth.
  • Reister James M., (J. M. R. & Co.,) res High, cor. Fourth.
  • Rensford Henry, engineer, High, bt. Fifth and Sixth.
  • Rich wid. Ann, Walnut, bt. Main and Fourth.
  • Rickards James, laborer, Poplar, bt. First and Second.
  • Riggs John, blacksmith, Walnut, bt. Plum and William.
  • Riggs Lewis M., blacksmith, Walnut, bt. Plum and William.
  • Riggs William R., blacksmith, William, bt. Front and Poplar.
  • RISING SUN, AURORA, AND LAWRENCEBURGH TELEGRAPH LINE, B. J. Hathaway, proprietor.
  • RISING SUN INSURANCE CO., B. J. Hathaway, Sec’y, S. Hathaway, Pres’t, N. side Main, bt. Front and Poplar.
  • Robbins Kenes, carpenter, Poplar, bt. Second and Main.
  • Robinson wid. Phineas, Poplar, bt. Main and Fourth.
  • Rogerts wid. David, cor. Fourth and High.
  • ROSS JOHN R., county clerk, office Court House, res. Walnut, cor. First.
  • Royalety Mrs., tailoress, N. side Main, bt. Front and Poplar.
  • Royalety Samuel L., blacksmith, Walnut, bt. Plum and William.
  • Ryle wid. S., Walnut, bt. William and First.
  • Schofeld Joe, carding and spinning factory, cor. Fifth and Front.
  • Scogin Levi, (S. & Wilber,) res. Poplar, bt. Fourth and Fifth.
  • SCOGIN & WILBER, groceries and provisions, cor. Main and Poplar.
  • SEWARD SAMUEL, lumber and coal, cor. First and Poplar, res. Poplar, bt. First and Second.
  • Seward Stephen, flatboatman, High, bt. Fifth and Sixth.
  • SHOUP THOMAS, mayor, office Main, bt. Front and Poplar, res. High, bt. First and Second.
  • Smith —, stonecutter, bds. Mrs. C. Gregory.
  • SMITH JAMES B., county treasurer and salesman Hathaway & Co., res. Front, bt. Main and Fourth.
  • SMITH WILLIAM H., carpenter and builder, cor. Fourth and Poplar.
  • Speedy James H., tailor, N. side Main, bt. Front and Poplar.
  • Spoure Levi, brickmaker, Front, bt. Fifth and Sixth.
  • Steel James, plow maker, res. Main, cor. Walnut.
  • Stevens Charles D., cooper, cor. Plum and Poplar.
  • Stewart wid. Stephen, Main, W. of Mulberry.
  • SULLIVAN WILLIAM H., physician, cor. Main and Poplar, res. Poplar, bt. Second and Main.
  • Summers Charles, clerk, Thomas Summers.
  • Summers James, clerk, Thomas Summers.
  • SUMMERS THOMAS, tinware and stoves, Main, corner Walnut.
  • Swallow Joseph, carriage maker, Poplar, bt. Main and Fourth.
  • Tabor Daniel, blacksmith, cor. First and High.
  • Tague Miss Mary, private school teacher, corner High and Second.
  • Tait John, bds. Thos. Summers.
  • TALBOTT JOSEPH W., miller and cooper, cor. Front and Main, res. cor. Fourth and Poplar.
  • Tapley Daniel, farmer, cor. Fourth and Walnut.
  • TEVIS REV. JOHN’S., (Meth. Epis.,) Walnut, bt. William and Firs.
  • Thompson Albert, shoemaker, Main, bt. Front and Poplar, res. Front, bt. Main and Fourth.
  • Thompson Josiah, miller, rear of Front, bt. Fifth and Sixth.
  • THOMPSON PLATT, stoves and tinware, N. side Main, bt. Front and Poplar, res. Walnut, bt. Plum and William.
  • THOMPSON SIDNEY, wharf master, Front, bt. Second and Main.
  • TIERS REV. M. C., (Christian,) res. Main, bt. Poplar and Walnut.
  • Todd William, laborer, Second, bt. Poplar and Walnut.
  • Turner David, farmer, bds. Mrs. Turner.
  • Turner Mrs. Jane, Front, bt. Second and Main.
  • Turner Isreal, farmer, bds. Mrs. Turner.
  • Turner wid. Jeremiah, Walnut, bt. Main and Fourth.
  • Ulrey David, produce dealer, Poplar, bt. Second and Main.
  • ULREY JOEL P., dentist, at home Monday and Tuesday, Poplar, bt. Second and Main.
  • Ulrey Stephen, postmaster, res. Poplar, near Main.
  • Vance Joseph, trader, Front, bt. Main and Fourth.
  • Vanness Furmen, carpenter, Poplar, bt. Second and Main, res. cor. Front and First.
  • Walker Fracis, trader, res. Main, bt. Poplar and Walnut.
  • Walker Joseph, cooper, Walnut, bt. First and Second.
  • Walker Joseph S., boots and shoes, N. side Main, bt. Front and Poplar, res. Second, bt. Walnut and Poplar.
  • Walton A., flatboatman, cor. Plum and High.
  • Walton James A., retired, Main, W. of Mulberry.
  • Ward Thomas, daguerrean artist and boot maker, cor. Front and Main.
  • WELLS JACOB C., dry goods, clothing and groceries, S. W. cor. Main and Poplar, res. near store.
  • Wells Richard, river pilot, Fourth, bt. High and Mulberry.
  • WHITLOCK JOHN T., furniture dealer and undertaker, Main; bt. Poplar and Walnut, res. cor. High and William.
  • Wilber Ephraim, (Scogin & W.,) res. Walnut, bt. Fourth and Fifth.
  • WILLIAMS H. T., physician, N. side Main, bt. Front and Poplar, res. Fifth, bt. Walnut and Poplar.
  • Williams James B., produce merchant, res. Fourth, near cor. Poplar.
  • Winters George, farmer, cor. High and First.
  • Wiswell William, cor. Fourth and Front.
  • Wood Mrs. Sarah, Poplar, bt. Plum and Maiden Lane.
  • Wooley Brooks R., mechanic, Second, bt. High and Walnut.
  • Works John, Mulberry, bt. First and Second.
  • Works Mrs. Sarah, High, bt. Second and Main.
  • WRIGHT EZEKIEL H., distiller, Front, res. High, bt. First and Second.
  • WRIGHT J. F., barber, S. s. Main, bt. Front and Poplar.
  • WRIGHT NATHANIEL, blacksmith, cor. Second and Walnut, res. Mulberry, bt. First and Second.
  • Wynn Thomas, gunsmith, Main, W. of Mulberry.
  • Young Rebecca, private school, cor. Fourth and Walnut.
  • Yonge Robert G., chair maker, Main, bt. Poplar and Walnut, res. Walnut, bt. Fifth and Sixth.
  • ZEILLER JOHN & CO., dry goods, clothing, &c., S. side Main, bt. Front and Poplar.
  • Zeiller John, (J. Z. & Co.,) res. over store.

Ohio County – 1866 Indiana Gazetteer and Shippers’ Guide

Ohio County, Indiana entries from:
Cowen, M.V. B., compiler. The Indiana State Gazetteer and Shippers’ Guide for 1866-7. Lafayette, Indiana : Rosser, Spring & Cowen, 1866.
Digital Copy at HathiTrust

Aberdeen, Ohio county, is situated 10 miles from Rising Sun, the county seat. Ship to Rising Sun or to Dillsborough, 11 miles distant, on the Ohio & Mississippi railroad. Population 200.

Bear Branch, Ohio county, a Post Office 14 miles west of Rising Sun, and 12 miles of Vevay.

Freedom, Ohio county, 16 miles from Rising Sun, the county seat. Population 150.

Hartford, Ohio county, 8 miles west of Rising Sun. Ship to Aurora, on the Ohio river. Population 200.

Millersburg, Ohio county, on the Ohio river, 3 miles below Rising Sun. Population 100.

Rising Sun, capital of Ohio county, on the Ohio river, 35 miles below Cincinnati. Population 2,200. Express Company, American.

Rising Sun, Ohio County.

Attorneys at Law.

  • S. H. Steward,
  • R. L. Davis.

Artists.

  • G. W. Billingsley,
  • R. L. Mitchell.

Bakers and Confectioners.

  • Bradbury & Rehm,
  • E. G. Young.

Barber.

  • J. F. Wright.

Boots and Shoes.

  • Grace, Lostutter & Co.,
  • G. W. L. Cox,
  • J. S. Walker.

Blacksmiths.

  • John M. Jackson & Brother,
  • Merrills & Brothers,
  • Cornelius Clarke.

Cabinet Makers.

  • W. H. Whitlock,
  • Enos Gary.

Chair Maker.

  • R. G. Young.

Clothiers and Merchant Tailors.

  • Horton & Silva,
  • W. Cullen.

Carpenters and Builders.

  • Pearson & Lindsay,
  • William Hall,
  • Shoup & Murdock.

Coal and Lumber Dealer.

  • Samuel Seward.

Druggists.

  • George McAroy,
  • Summers & Alden.

Dry Goods.

  • R. S. Meyers, also Notions.
  • Hathaway & Co., also Clothing,
  • Heyn & Brother, also Clothing and Boots and Shoes,
  • J. C. Wells & Co., also Clothing and Boots and Shoes.

Express Company.

  • American Express Company.

Flouring Mill.

  • J. A. W. Talbott, also Cooperage.

Tannery.

  • E. D. Smith & Co.

Feed Store.

  • W. B. Miller.

Groceries and Produce.

  • Grace, Lostutter & Co.,
  • J. C. Wells & Co.,
  • J. H. Jones,
  • Hall & Pate, also Boots and Shoes,
  • R. A. P. Buchanan,
  • E. G. Young,
  • Bradbury & Rehm.

Hats, Caps and Furs.

  • Benjamin Morgan.

Hay and Grain Dealers.

  • J. S. Haines,
  • Adam Herdigan,
  • Grace, Lostutter & Co., also Hardware and Commission Merchants.

Hotel.

  • City Hotel, J. N. Wood.

Hardward.

  • Hathaway & Co.

Iron Store.

  • J. M. Reister.

Insurance Company.

  • Rising Sun Insurance Company, J. B. Covington, Secretary, Samuel Seward, President, W. T. Pepper, General Agent.

Insurance Agents.

  • N. H. Shaw,
  • S. H. Stewart.

Jewelers.

  • E. Clarke,
  • Chuseman & Godfrey.

Livery Stables.

  • Richard Martin,
  • R. T. Murray & Co.,
  • J. N. Wood.

Marble Worker.

  • John Toohey.

Milliners.

  • Mrs. R. Richards,
  • Mrs. L. Calkins,
  • Mrs. S. Best.

Newspaper.

  • The Recorder, J. E. D. Ward, Proprietor.

News Dealer.

  • A. Bedgood.

Physicians.

  • G. A. Stevenson,
  • W. Gillespie,
  • A. B. Haines,
  • H. T. Williams,
  • J. H. Peyton,
  • W. H. Sullivan.

Plow Factory.

  • W. Clore.

Pork Packers.

  • Grace, Lostutter & Co.

Sawing and Planing Mill.

  • S. & S. Seward.

Saddles and Harness.

  • Richard Martin,
  • F. Marquett,
  • J. S. Cole.

Saloons.

  • J. S. Thompson,
  • J. N. Wood.

Stoves and Tinware.

  • P. Thompson,
  • S. McGuffin.

Tanner.

  • Richard Martin.

Tobacconist.

  • B. C. Calvert.

Undertaker.

  • J. T. Whitlock.

Wagon Maker.

  • Enoch Drake.

Ohio County – 1861 Ohio River Gazetteer

Ohio County, Indiana entries from:
G.W. Hawes’ Commercial Gazetteer and Business Directory of the Ohio River 1861. Indianapolis : G. W. Hawes, 1861.
Digital Copy at Google Books

RISING SUN, IND.,
Three miles below [Belleview, Ky.], 35 miles below Cincinnati, and about 100 miles south-east from Indianapolis.

It was laid out in 1810, and is a place of considerable business, containing the county buildings, 1 Catholic and 6 Protestant churches, several schools and benevolent institutions, a weekly newspaper, and numerous mercantile and manufacturing branches, including several mills, a large cotton and woolen factory, foundries, distilleries, furniture manufactories, &c. Population about 2,000.

MILLERSBURG, IND.
Three miles below [Rising Sun, Ind.], in the same county [Ohio], a landing point for several of the interior counties.

Agricultural Implement Manufacturers and Dealers.

  • Clore Wm., Rising Sun, Ohio co., Ind.

Architects, Carpenters and Builders.

  • Hall William T., Rising Sun.
  • Harris John, Rising Sun.
  • Smith William H., Rising Sun.

Attorneys at Law and Notaries Public.

  • Downey A. C., Rising Sun.
  • Downey H. A., Rising Sun.
  • Hayden John J., Rising Sun.
  • Jelly J. S., Rising Sun.
  • Stewart S. H., Rising Sun.

Bakers and Confectioners.

  • Garey John W., Rising Sun.
  • Hall Frank, Rising Sun.
  • Snyder John H., Rising Sun.

Boot and Shoe Makers and Dealers.

  • Baxter J. S., Rising Sun.
  • Enoch, A. C. Rising Sun.
  • Fisher D., Rising Sun.
  • Walker J. S., Rising Sun.

Cabinet Makers and Furniture Dealers.

  • Garey Enos, Rising Sun.
  • Whitlock J. T., Rising Sun.
  • Yonge R. S., Rising Sun.

Coal Dealers.

  • Seward Samuel, Rising Sun.

Dentists.

  • Ulrey J. B., Rising Sun.

Druggists.

  • Cullen & Grace, Rising Sun.
  • McAvoy & Bro., Rising Sun.

Dry Goods.

  • Dodd H. E. & Son, Rising Sun.
  • Zieler J. & Co., Rising Sun.

Flouring and Grist Mills.

  • Talbott J. W., Rising Sun.
  • Wright E. H., Rising Sun.

Foundries and Machine Shops.

  • Reister & Co., Rising Sun.

General Stores.

  • Grace J. & Son, Rising Sun.
  • Hathaway & Co., Rising Sun.
  • Wells J. C., Rising Sun.

Grocers.

  • Espy H. S. & H., Rising Sun.
  • French John J. & Co., Rising Sun.
  • Garey John W., Rising Sun.
  • Hewitt J., Rising Sun.
  • Jones H. J., Rising Sun.
  • Marble Ira T., Rising Sun.
  • Monroe Wm., Rising Sun.
  • Scoggin & Wilber, Rising Sun.
  • Works John J., Rising Sun.

Hotels and Hotel Proprietors.

  • City Hotel, Rising Sun.

Insurance Agents.

  • Dodd H. E. & Son, Rising Sun.
  • Hayden John J., Rising Sun.
  • Jones John H., Rising Sun.

Jewelry, Watches, Clocks and Silverware.

  • Clark Eli, Rising Sun.
  • Dunne P. J., Rising Sun.

Livery and Sale Stables.

  • Martin Richard, Rising Sun.

Lumber Dealers.

  • Seward Samuel, Rising Sun.

Milliners and Dress Makers.

  • Best Mrs. S., Rising Sun.
  • Calkin Miss L., Rising Sun.
  • Massey Mrs. E., Rising Sun.

Physicians and Surgeons.

  • Gillespie Wm., Rising Sun.
  • Jessup D. H., Rising Sun.
  • McKibbin C. T., Rising Sun.
  • Sullivan W. H., Rising Sun.
  • Williams H. T., Rising Sun.

Saddle and Harness Makers and Dealers.

  • Marquett & Mack, Rising Sun.
  • Martin Richard, Rising Sun.

Saw Mills.

  • Wright E. H., Rising Sun.

Stoves, Tin, Copper and Sheet Iron Ware.

  • Jones & Sill, Rising Sun.
  • Summers Thomas, Rising Sun.
  • Thompson Platt, Rising Sun.

Ohio County – 1916 Indiana Gazetteer and Business Directory

Ohio County, Indiana entries from:
Indiana State Gazetteer and Business Directory 1916-7. Indianapolis : R. L. Polk & Co, 1895.

OHIO COUNTY—Rising Sun, the county seat. Judge Circuit Court, W. N. Hauck, Prosecuting Attorney, W. M. Dean; Clerk Circuit Court, T. A. Cooper; Auditor, J. R. Elder; Treasurer, W. D. Ricketts, Recorder, O. B. Mitchell; Sheriff, G. W. Jarvis; Coroner, W. H. Dugle; Surveyor, G. H. Keeney.

BASCOM
Population, 100. A postoffice in Cass township, Ohio county, 10 miles west of Rising Sun, the county seat, banking and shipping point.

  • Liggett Harvey, genl store.
  • Myers Lumber Co.
  • Rand James, broom mnfr.
  • Rand & Co, genl store.
  • Shehane James O, wagonmkr.
  • Tyler Willard, wagonmkr.

BEAR BRANCH.
Population, 80. A village in Pike township, Ohio county, 15 miles southwest of Rising Sun, the county seat. Dillsboro, 11 miles distant, is the banking and shipping point and tel. and exp. office.

  • Althoff J F, farm implts.
  • Elder John R, physician.
  • McKim Wm P, genl store.
  • Orem E G, genl store.

GUIONSVILLE
Ohio county, 4 miles from Dillsboro, its banking and shipping point. Has rural delivery from Dillsboro.

  • Conaway R B, furs.
  • Read T J, genl store.

HARTFORD.
Ohio county. Send mail to Aurora.

NORTH.
Population, 25. On the Ohio river in Randolph township, Ohio county, 4 miles from Rising Sun, the judicial seat and banking point. Robert W. Galbreath, postmaster.

  • Galbreath Robert W, postmaster.
  • GALBREATH ROBERT W & SON, General Store.
  • North Bros, genl store, produce and coal.

RISING SUN.
Population, 1600. The judicial seat of Ohio county, is an incorporated city on the Ohio river, 24 miles s. w. of Cincinnati, Ohio. Has Baptist, Christian, German Reformed, Methodist Episcopal, Presbyterian and Universalist churches, excellent school, 3 banks and 2 newspapers. Aurora 9 miles distant is the nearest railway point and is connected by hourly auto bus, fare 50 cents round trip. Charles A Steele, postmaster.

  • Anderson E A, clothing.
  • Anderson Harry S, shoes.
  • Bakes May Mrs, news.
  • Bales Zula, milliner.
  • Baxter O., harness.
  • Burns W T, coal and flour mill.
  • Clark H R, propr Columbia Theatre.
  • Cochran John W, ice.
  • Columbia Theatre, H R Clark propr.
  • Cooper A B, grocer.
  • Cope T A, cigar manufacturer.
  • Cutter A F, general store.
  • Dalrymple J W, flour mill.
  • Davis Paul A, shoes.
  • Detmer Ed, carriages.
  • Dowers John, hotel.
  • Dowers & Son, proprs Rising Sun Gararge.
  • Espey Frank F, notions.
  • Farmers Trust Co (capital $25,000), S Beymer pres, J R Woods cashr.
  • Fish James, confectioner.
  • Gibbs T W, contractor.
  • Gibson’s G B Sons, hardware and furniture.
  • Green W M Jr, dry goods.
  • Griswold b & A, dry goods.
  • Hanna & Dilts, livery.
  • Hannberg W F, printer and publisher.
  • Hannberg & Thompson, dry goods.
  • Harris James, contractor and undertaker.
  • Harris Lucian, cashr Rising Sun Deposit Bank.
  • Johnson W H, baker and grocer.
  • Jones Oscar, grocer.
  • Kaiser Edna, milliner.
  • Keeney G H Co, produce.
  • Livingston Scott, grocer.
  • Loring & Hemphill, drugs.
  • National Bank of Rising Sun (capital $100,000), S Beymer pres, J N Perkins cashr.
  • Neaman W H & Sons, livery.
  • NEWS PRINTING CO, Printers and Publishers.
  • North H J, lumber.
  • Ohio County News, News Printing Co pubs.
  • Ohio River Telephone Co.
  • Perkins J N, cashr National Bank of Rising Sun.
  • Powell W J & Son, grocers.
  • Recorder The, W F Hannberg publr.
  • Rising Sun Deposit Bank (capital $40,000), L C Cowen pres, Lucian Harris cashr.
  • Rising Sun Water & Light Co.
  • Rosenthal Bros, clothing and men’s furnishings.
  • Schroeder J George, hotel.
  • Seward Ella M, milliner.
  • Seward Morris, restaurant.
  • Steele Charles A, postmaster.
  • Steele R A, furniture and undertaker.
  • Stegmiller Charles J & Co, hardware and carriages.
  • Steuver Charles F, produce.
  • Toohy Wm, marble.
  • Uhlmansiek Fred, woodworker.
  • Uhlmansiek John H, grocer and meats.
  • Walton D K, photographer.
  • Whitlock H G, grocer.
  • Whitlock J W & Co, musical instruments.
  • Williams H E, undertaker.
  • Wood John R, cashr Farmers Trust Co.
  • Woods O A & Sons, meats.

Ohio County – 1884 Indiana Gazetteer and Business Directory

Ohio County, Indiana entries from:
Indiana State Gazetteer and Business Directory 1884-85. Indianapolis : R. L. Polk & Co., 1884.
Digital Copy at Internet Archive

OHIO CO.—Rising Sun the county seat. Clerk, George B. Hall. Sheriff, Michael McGuire. Treasurer, John W. Facemire. Auditor, Joseph P. Hemphill. Recorder, Ruel W. Fugitt. Coroner, Enoch Drake, Surveyor, Edward P. Niles.

BASCOM. Is a recently established postoffice, situated in Cass township, Ohio county, 10 miles west of Rising Sun, the county seat and banking town. Aurora, distant 17 miles, is the nearest rail approach, but shipments can be made by boat to Rising Sun. Population 25. R B Bascom, postmaster.

  • Bascom & Myers, general store.
  • Littlefield & Heath, saw mill.
  • Sedan A J, blacksmith.

BEAR BRANCH. Or Freedom, as it is sometimes called, is a place with a population of 25, located in Pike township, Ohio county, 15 miles southwest of Rising Sun, the county seat, and 13 miles north of Vevay, on the Ohio river, the most available shipping point. Contains 2 churches—Baptist and United Brethren—and district school. Stage communication with Dillsboro. Mail tri-weekly. Wm H Oatman, postmaster.

  • Cahway David, carpenter.
  • Dennis M M, milliner.
  • Elder Annie L, dressmkr.
  • French J B, wagonmkr.
  • Halbert Wm, physician.
  • Leggitt John, wagonmkr.
  • Licking George, blacksmith.
  • Longcamp J F, blacksmith.
  • Oatman Wm H, general store and live stock.
  • Pate I H, cattle dealer.
  • Turner I W, justice of the peace.

NORTH’S LANDING. Located on the Ohio river in Randolph township, Ohio county, 4 miles south of Rising Sun, the county seat and bank location, has a population of 250. Tobacco and potatoes are shipped extensively. Ex, Adams (at Rising Sun). Daily stage to Patriot; fare 50 cents; Rising Sun; fare 15 cents; Aurora; fare 50 cents. Nathan H North, postmaster.

  • Ellis W C, carpenter.
  • Green John, painter.
  • Harris & North, produce.
  • North Nathan H, General Store and Live Stock.
  • Powell W J, wharf master.
  • Powell & Bro, leaf tobacco.
  • Rollins H, blacksmith.
  • Smith Anna, confectioner and restaurant.

PATE. Is an 1883 postoffice located in Cass township, Ohio county, 10 miles southwest of Rising Sun, the county seat and banking town. Ship to Aurora distant 10 miles on the O & M R R. Population 25. John E Wooley, postmaster.

  • Hannah Milton, live stock.
  • Hasting James, wagonmkr.
  • Pate George W, live stock.
  • Steele A B, blacksmith and justice.
  • Woolley Edward, cooper.
  • Woolley John E, General Store.

RISING SUN. Is the county seat of Ohio county, located on the Ohio river, 38 miles below Cincinnati and 92 southeast of Indianapolis. This is an incorporated town of 2,000 inhabitants, supplied with 5 churches, 3 graded schools, 2 hotels, a national band and 2 weekly newspapers—Recorder  and Local. The town carries a bonded debt of $3,500 and enjoys a good local trade from the surrounding fertile farming district. The industries of manufacture include 2 flour mills, saw mill, plow works and 1 tannery. Stage daily to Aurora; fare, 50 cents, and Patriot; fare, 50 cents. Ex, Adams. Wm H Clark, postmaster.

  • Alden Thomas E, physician.
  • Baxter John D, harness.
  • Beaty Mary, millinery.
  • Bell Isaac, tanner.
  • Bess Sallie, millinery.
  • Bush John W, agt Adams Ex Co.
  • Calkin Lois Mrs, millinery.
  • Clark Cornelius M, blacksmith.
  • Clark Wm H, postmaster.
  • Cofield Wm R, sewing machines.
  • Coles John B, lawyer.
  • Colter, Powell & Cronby, dry goods.
  • Colter Wm, shoes.
  • Craig Wm H, physician.
  • David John V, shoes.
  • David Rodman L, lawyer.
  • Downey George E, lawyer.
  • Elliott Wm, coal.
  • Enoch & Gleason, blacksmiths.
  • Eshman John, lumber.
  • Espey H S & Son, grocers.
  • Fisher Wm, shoemkr.
  • Fisher Wm A, shoemkr.
  • Gary Enos, furniture.
  • Gary John W, baker.
  • Gibson George B, hardware.
  • Gillespie Wm, physician.
  • Hall D B, publr, Rising Sun Local.
  • Hall Daniel T, shoemkr.
  • Harris James P, carpenter.
  • Harwood & Son, painters.
  • Hathaway & Clark, cigars.
  • Hemphill James S, Saloon.
  • Horshall Thomas, tailor.
  • Jones John H, real estate.
  • Jones Oscar, grocer.
  • Jones Richard M, justice.
  • Keeney George M, undertaker.
  • Kurr Henry, shoemkr.
  • Langsdale Robert G, druggist.
  • Lone & Steigmiller, saloon.
  • Lotton Ben F, grocer.
  • McAroy George, druggist.
  • McHenry Timothy, livery.
  • Marble James W, grocer.
  • Marquett Frederick, harness.
  • Mayfield Wm, grocer.
  • Merrell M P, dentist.
  • Miller & Son, flour mill.
  • Moore George I, lumber.
  • National Bank of Rising Sun (capital $108,000), James N Perkins, cash.
  • Olmstead H F Rev (Presybterian).
  • Pate John M, lumber.
  • Redd Smith B, barber.
  • Rising Sun Local (weekly), D B Hall, publr.
  • Ruder Wm A, insurance.
  • Scholly Wm M, cigars.
  • Scholly Wm & Co, cigars.
  • Schrumph Julius, meat market.
  • Seward Bros, dry goods.
  • Seward Wm R & Co, dry goods.
  • Smith Ernest, wagonmkr.
  • Steele Richard A, furniture.
  • Steele W A, Hotel (See adv, page 627.)
  • Stevenson George A, physician.
  • Stewart Stephen H, lawyer.
  • Sullivan Wm H, phyisican.
  • Summers Charles L, grocer.
  • Talbott Joseph W, flour mill.
  • Thorn David C, druggist.
  • Tibbals Thomas, confectioner.
  • Toohey John, marble.
  • Ulrey Joel P, dentist.
  • Vosberg & McMackin, dressmkrs.
  • Vowter W P Rev (Christian).
  • Waldo F J & Son, publrs Recorder.
  • Walton David K, photographer.
  • Whittock John T Jr, grocer.
  • Whittock Wm H, saw mill.
  • Wilber David D, insurance.
  • Williams John D, jeweler.

Ohio County – 1882 Indiana Gazetteer and Business Directory

Ohio County, Indiana entries from:
Polk’s Indiana State Gazetteer and Business Directory 1882-83. Indianapolis : R. L. Polk & Co., 1882.
Digital Copy at Internet Archive

OHIO CO.—Rising Sun the county seat. Clerk, George B. Hall. Sheriff, Michael McGuire. Treasurer, John C. Miller. Auditor, Joseph P. Hemphill. Recorder, Wallace P. Hall. Coroner, Enoch Drake. Surveyor, Edward P. Niles.

ABERDEEN. A discontinued post-office in Ohio county.

BASCOM. Is a recently established postoffice, situated in Cass township, Ohio county, 9 miles west of Rising Sun, the county seat and banking town. Aurora, distant 17 miles, is the nearest rail approach, but shipments can be made by boat to Rising Sun. Population 25. R. B. Bascom, postmaster and general store.

BEAR BRANCH. Or Freedom, as it is sometimes called, is a place with a population of 25, located in Pike township, Ohio county, 15 miles southwest of Rising Sun, the county seat, and 13 north of Vevay, on the Ohio river, the most available shipping point. Contains 2 churches—Baptist and United Brethren—and district school. Stage communication with Dillsboro. Mail tri-weekly. H. Ford, postmaster.

  • Cabway David, carpenter.
  • Dennis M M, milliner.
  • Elder Annie L, dressmaker.
  • Ford H, General Store.
  • French J B, wagonmaker.
  • Gibbs W J, blacksmith.
  • Halbert William, physician.
  • Longcamp J F, blacksmith.
  • Pate I H, cattle dealer.
  • Pate J H, cattle dealer.
  • Turner I W, justice of the peace.

FREEDOM. Ohio county. (See Bear Branch.)

HARTFORD. With 100 inhabitants, is located on Laughery creek, in Union township and [Ohio] county, 7 miles from Rising Sun court house. Aurora, 7 miles north-east is the shipping station and banking town. One Methodist church is sustained.

  • Campbell Alex, general store.
  • Pohle H H, blacksmith.
  • Ross Frank P, general store.
  • Wilber E A, grocer.
  • Wilber A & R, general store.

NORTH’S LANDING. Located on the Ohio river in Randolph township, Ohio county, 4 miles south of Rising Sun, the county seat and bank location, has a population of 250. Tobacco and potatoes are shipped extensively. Adams Ex., (at Rising Sun). Daily stage to Patriot; fare 50 cents; Rising sun; fare 15 cents; Aurora; fare 50 cents. Nathan H. North, postmaster.

  • Ellis W C, wagon jack manufacturer.
  • Green John, painter.
  • Heath & Fleming, saw and flour mill.
  • Hodges Esquire, blacksmith.
  • Mobler A Rev, (Baptist).
  • North Bros & Powell, leaf tobacco.
  • North E C, produce.
  • North Nathan H, General Store and Live Stock.
  • Powell W J, wharf master.
  • Rollins H, blacksmith.
  • Smith Anna, confectioner and restaurant.

RISING SUN. The seat of justice of Ohio county, is a prosperous village of 2,000 inhabitants pleasantly located on the Ohio river, 38 miles below Cincinnati and 92 southeast of Indianapolis. Rising Sun is incorporated, carries a bonded debt of $3,500, and supports Methodist, Lutheran, Presbyterian, Christian and Universalist churches, 3 graded schools, 2 hotels, a national bank, and 2 weekly newspapers—Recorder and Local. Its manufacturing industries comprise 2 flour mills, 1 saw mill, 1 plow factory, and 1 tannery. Plows, produce and flour are the chief exports. Daily stage to Aurora; fare, 50 cents; and Patriot; fare, 50 cents. Ex., Adams and O. & M. William H. Clark, postmaster.

  • Alden Thomas E, physician.
  • Anderson & McHenry, livery.
  • Bassett Myles Rev, (Baptist).
  • Baxter John D, harness.
  • Bell Isaac, tanner.
  • Best Sallie Mrs, milliner.
  • Birdsell Bros, meat market.
  • Bloss Edmund, baker.
  • Bush John W, agt Adams Ex Company.
  • Bush & Hemphill, produce.
  • Calkin Eliza Mrs, milliner.
  • Caseltine William jr, confectioner.
  • Clark Cornelius, blacksmith.
  • Clore William, Plow Manufacturer.
  • Cofield William R, sewing machines.
  • Coles John B, lawyer.
  • Colter William, general store.
  • Craig William H, physician.
  • Davis John G, boots and shoes.
  • David Rodman L, lawyer.
  • Downey A C & G C, lawyers.
  • Downey George E, insurance.
  • Eades James S, stoves and tinware.
  • Elliott William, coal.
  • Empire House, L W Scranton, propr.
  • Enoch Walter F, blacksmith.
  • Eshman John, lumber and coal.
  • Espey H S & Son, grocers and R R agt.
  • Gary Enos, furniture.
  • Gary John W, baker.
  • Gibson George B, hardware.
  • Gillespie William, physician.
  • Gould Richard H, livery.
  • Grace Harriet B Mrs, dry goods.
  • Guenther A Rev, (Lutheran).
  • Hall Daily B, publisher Rising Sun Local.
  • Hall Daniel T, shoemaker.
  • Harris James P, carpenter.
  • Harwood & Son, painters.
  • Hathaway Shadrach, shoemaker.
  • Hoffner Walter, locksmith.
  • Horsfall Thomas, merchant tailor.
  • Jones John H, real estate.
  • Jones Oscar, grocer.
  • Jones Richard M, justice of the peace.
  • Keeney George H, undertaker.
  • Kittle & Miller, boots and shoes.
  • Kurr Henry, shoemaker.
  • Langsdale R G, physician.
  • Langsdale & Buchanan, druggists.
  • Love & Steigmiller, saloon.
  • McAroy George, druggist.
  • McHenry Timothy, livery.
  • McMahon S S Rev, (Methodist).
  • McMurray Eliza Mrs, propr Riverside House.
  • Marble James W, grocer.
  • Marquett Frederick, harness.
  • Mayfield William, grocer.
  • Merrell M P, dentist.
  • Merrell & Son, blacksmith.
  • Miller William W, cigars and tobacco
  • Miller & Son, flour mill.
  • Moore George I, lumber.
  • National Bank of Rising Sun; capital, $100,000; Samuel Seward, prest; J N Perkins, cashr.
  • Olmstead H F Rev, (Presbyterian).
  • Pate Henry, grocer.
  • Pate John M, lumber dealer.
  • Pate & Gregory, produce
  • Peyton James H, physician.
  • Redd Smith B, barber.
  • Riggs John, blacksmith.
  • Rising Sun Local (weekly), D B Hall, publisher.
  • Rising Sun Recorder (weekly), F J Waldo & Co, publishers.
  • Riverside House, Eliza McMurray, propr.
  • Rollins Richard J, barber.
  • Scholly William M, cigars and tobacco.
  • Scranton Lee N, propr Empire House.
  • Seward M J & Co, dry goods.
  • Smith Ernest, wagonmaker.
  • Steele R A, furniture and undertaker.
  • Stewart Stephen H, lawyer.
  • Stevenson George A, physician.
  • Sullivan William H, physician.
  • Summers Charles L, general store.
  • Talbott Joseph W, flour mill.
  • Thorn David C, druggist.
  • Fisher William, shoemaker.
  • Toohey John, marble works.
  • Ulrey Joel P, dentist.
  • Vosberg & McMackin, dressmakers.
  • Vowter W P Rev, (Christian).
  • Waldo R J & Co, publishers Rising Sun Recorder.
  • Walton Daniel K, photographer.
  • Ward Bros, jewelers.
  • Weaver Jacob, justice of the peace.
  • Whitlock John T jr, grocer.
  • Whitlock William H, saw mill.
  • Wilber David, insurance.
  • William John D, jeweler.
  • Williams Will W, Attorney at Law and Collecting Agt.