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1868 Branson's Directory, North Carolina

  • Alexander County

    Population in 1860 ..... 6,022
    County Seat: Taylorsville

    County Officers

    Attorney, Alex M. Boyles
    Clerk County Court, R. P. Mathews
    Clerk Sup. Court, E. M. Stevenson
    Chairman County Court:
    Clerk and Master in Eq., H. T. Burke
    Coroner, H. F. Tritt
    Register, A. A. Hill
    Rainger, N. A. Pool
    Sheriff, Jas. P. Matthews
    Surveyor,
    Standard Keeper,
    Trustee, N. A. Moore

    Colleges and Schools

    Cheoway Academy, Jas. B. Pool, A.B., Principal
    York Institute, Col. J. W. Hawes and Nat Reymon, Principals
    Elk Shoal Academy, Rev. W. B. Beasley and H. T. Burke, A. M., Prinicpals
    United Baptist Institute at Taylorsville, _______, Principal

    Churches and Pastors

    Antioch Baptist, R. L. Steel.
    Concord Baptist, ________
    Charity Baptist, Jacob Couch
    Liberty Grove Baptist, _____
    Little River Baptist, Wm. Pool
    Macedonia Baptist, Jacob Couch
    Mt. Gilead Baptist, _______
    Taylorsville Bapitst, Taylorsville
    Three Forks, Jacob Crouch
    Friendship Lutheran, Timothy Moses
    Salem Lutheran _______
    Liberty Methodist, _________
    Pisgah Methodist, _________
    Rocky Springs Methodist _________
    Taylorsville Methodist at Taylorsville, _______
    Union Methodist ________
    Upper Pisgah Methodist _______
    Taylorsville Presbyterian, Taylorsville, S. C. Millen, D. D. Pastor
    Salem Presbyterian, ______, Pastor

    Hotels

    Taylorsville Hotel, Hiram James, Pro'r.

    Lawyers

    Boyle, Alex N., Taylorsville
    Dula, Thos. J., Taylorsville

    Merchants

    Linney, W. C., South Yadkin Store
    Long, Geo. W., Little River
    Lowe, Miss Mary J., Confectionary &c., Taylorsville
    Smith (H. L.) & Co., York Institute and Taylorsville
    Stevenson, Carson & Co., Taylorsville

    Mills and Mill Owners

    Bells Mills and Wool Carding, Taylorville, D. H. Bell, Proprietor
    Bostian's Mills, Taylorsville, David Bostain, Proprietor
    Davis Mills, Taylorsville, James L. Davis, Proprietor
    Deal's Mills, York Institute, Noah J. Deal, Proprietor
    Hunters Mills, Stony Point, Henry F. Hunter, Proprietor
    Stewart's Mills, Taylorsville, Thomas Stewart, Proprietor
    Watt's Mills, Taylorsville, W. Watts, Proprietor

    Manufactories

    Boot & Shoe Shop, Taylorsville, F. M. Herman, Proprietor
    Boot & Shoe Shop, Taylorsville, L. Herman, Proprietor
    Boot & Shoe Shop, Taylorsville, J. W. Matthews, Proprietor
    Buggy & Carriage Shop, Taylorsville, J. P. Lawrence, Proprietor
    Cotton Factory, Taylorsville, Boyle & Jones, Proprietor
    Saddle & Harness Shop, Taylorsville, J. P. Thompson, Proprietor
    Saddle & Harness Shop, Stony Point, David S. Miller Proprietor
    Tannery, Taylorsville, L. Hermon, Proprietor
    Tannery, Elk Shoal, White & Haliburton, Proprietors
    Tannery, Taylorsville, R. C. Wilson, Proprietor
    Tannery, Wittenburg's, A. Eckerd, Proprietor
    Tannery, York Institute, A. Sharpe & Son, Proprietors

    Physicians

    Connelly, W. F., York Institute
    Carson, J. M. Taylorsville
    Flowers, Cynes, Wittenburg's
    Stirewalt, Thos., Stirewalt's Mill's, Hydropathic System
    Watts, T. J., Taylorsville
    Wilson, J. R., Taylorsville

    Post Offices & Post Masters

    Little River, Matilda Smith
    Taylorsville, Joseph P. Matthews
    York Institute, W. A. Smith

  • Alleghany County

    Population in 1860..... 3,590
    County Seat: Gap Civil

    County Officers

    Attorney, J. F. Graves
    Clerk of County Court: C. G. Fawlkes [Fowlkes]
    Clerk of Superior Court: Wm. A. J. Fawlkes {Fowlkes]
    Chairman County Court: John Gambill
    Clerk and Master in Equity: _______
    Coronoer, W. S. Reves [Reeves]
    Entry Taker: John Parsons
    Register: Thomas Edwards
    Sheriff: J. C. Jones
    Surveyor: _______
    Standard Keeper: James Boyce
    Trustee: _________

    Colleges and Schools

    Alleghany Academy, Gap Civil, Rev. A. B. Phipps

    Churches and Pastors

    Antioch [Primitive] Baptist, Gap Civil, Daniel Caudill
    Elk Creek [Primitive] Baptist, Gap Civil, Enoch Reves [Reeves]
    Friendship [Primitive] Baptist, Mouth of Wilson, Wm. B. Halsey
    Little River [Primitive] Baptist, Gap Civil, Thomas Carr
    Meadow Fork [Primitive] Baptist, Laurel Springs, Joshua Long
    Pine Fork [Primitive] Baptist, Laurel Springs, B. E. Caudill
    Shiloh Baptist, Laurel Springs, Mr. Miller
    Union [Primitive] Baptist, Gap Civil, Enoch Reeves
    Woodruff [Primitive] Baptist, _______
    Antioch Methodist, Cherry Lane, Morgan Bryan
    Cauco's Methodist, ______, Shadrack Bryan
    Cranberry Methodist, Laurel Springs, T. Woodie
    Macedonia Methodist, Cherry Lane, Morgan Bryan
    Mount Zion, Cherry Lane, Mt. Millar

    Lawyers

    Graves, J. F., Gap Civil

    Merchants

    Fisher, G. R., Gap Civil
    Vaughn, (E. L.) & Co., Gap Civil

    Ministers

    Caudill, B. E., Baptist, Laurel Springs
    Caudill, Dan'l, Baptist, Scottville
    Carr, Thos., Baptist, Gap Civil
    Douglas, Geo., Baptist, Gap Civil
    Halsey, Wm. B., Baptist, Mouth of Wilson
    Long, Joshua, Baptist, Laurel Springs
    Roberts, Fountain, Baptist, Gap Civil
    Reves, E., Baptist, Gap Civil
    Bryan, Morgan, Methodist, Cherry Lane
    Bryan, Shadrach, Methodist, Cherry Lane
    Fisher, John W., Methodist, Gap Civil
    Phipps, A. D., Methodist, Gap Civil
    Miller, _____, Methodist, Gap Civil
    Woode, T., Methodist, Gap Civil

    Mines

    Alleghany Copper Mines

    Mills and Mill Owners

    Crabb Creek Mill, Crabb Creek, Wm. Higgins, Proprietor
    Elk Creek Mill, Copper Mines, N. Long, Proprietor
    Little River Mill, Little River, L. Fender, heirs, Prop'rs.

    Physician

    Smith, J. L., Gap Civil

    Post Offices & Post Masters

    Cherry Lane, Francis Bryan
    Gap Civil, E. C. Vaughn
    Glade Creek, Andrew Carson

  • Ashe County

    Population in 1860...... 7,956
    County Seat: Jefferson

    County Officers

    Attorney, ______
    Clerk County Court: R. T. Hardin
    Clerk Superior Court: J. B. Parsons
    Chairman County Court:______
    Clerk and Master in Equity: ______
    Register: ______
    Sheriff: Wm. Latham
    Surveyor: ________
    Standard Keeper: _____
    Trustee: Wm. Latham

    Colleges and Schools

    Jefferson Academy, Jefferson

    Hotels & Boarding Houses

    Jefferson Hotel, Jas. M. Gentry, Prop'r

    Lawyers

    Neal, Q. F., Jefferson
    Todd, J. W., Jefferson

    Merchants

    Brown & Brown, Helton
    Hamilton (G. H.) & Thomas (W. P.), Jefferson
    Neal, Benjamin, Jefferson
    Needham, Jessie, Horse Creek
    Trivell, S. Jefferson
    Waugh, S. C. & N. H., Jefferson
    Wilbar, J. R., Jefferson
    Worth, David, North Fork

    Cattle Dealers

    Hamilton (G. H.) & Thomas (W. P.), Jefferson

    Ministers

    Miller, C. R., Methodist, Jefferson
    Wagg, James, Methodist, Jefferson
    Baldwin,, W. N., Baptist, Jefferson

    Mills and Mill Owners

    Bower's Mill, Jefferson, S. C. Bower, Proprietor
    Hamilton's Mill, Jefferson, Geo. H. Hamilton, Proprietor
    Perkins' Mill, Helton, Johnson Perkins, Proprietor
    Worth's Mill, North Fork, Daniel Worth, Prop.

    Physicians

    Foster, E. F., Jefferson
    Gentry, L. C. Jefferson
    Rhea, R. C., Helton
    Wagg, James, Jefferson
    Wilcox, J. O., North Fork

    Post Offices & Post Masters

    Jefferson, E. C., Bartlett
    Helton, A. C. Jones
    Gap Creek, Wm. Laws
    North Fork, David Worth

  • Stanly County

    Population in 1860: 7,801
    County Seat: Albemarl [sic]

    County Officers

    Attorney: W. J. Montgomery
    Clerk Co. Court: L. Greene
    Clerk Sup. Court: J. M. Redwine
    Chairman Co. Court, J. W. Morton
    Clerk and M. in Eq.: ________
    Coroner: ________
    Register: ________
    Sheriff: Jonathan Mann
    Surveyor: ________
    Standard Keeper: ________
    Trustee: ________
    Associate members of Co. Court A Hunnycutt, A. J. Shankle

    Hotels

    Albemarl Hotel, Elen Hearne
    Stanly House, Joseph Marshall

    Lawyer

    Montgomery, W. J., Albemarl

    Manufactory

    Cotton Factor, Milledgeville, on the Yadkin River, Valentine Mauney

    Merchants

    Bennett & Sons, Norwood
    Green, L., Albemarl
    Hearne, J. D., Albemarl
    Hosky & Heilig, Big Lick
    Ramsey, J. T., Albemarl
    Watkns, W. H., Norwood

    Ministers

    Atkins, A. F., Meth (local), Albemarl
    Puett, J. W. Meth (local), Albemarl
    Whitlock, Alex, [Methodist] (local), Albemarl
    Foreman, C. C., bap., Albemarl
    Morton, Hezekiah, bap., Albemarl
    Littleton, J. R., bap., Albemarl
    Littleton, Wesly, bap., Albemarl
    Clark, Mitchell, Prim Bap., Big Lick

    Mines

    The Hearn Gold Mine
    The Heathcock Gold Mine
    The Parker Gold Mine
    The Crowell & Pennington Gold Mine
    All of these mines promise to be quite productive.

    Mills and Owners

    Carter's, Robert A. Carter
    Broadway's, H. M. Broadway
    Ingram's, Jeremiah Ingram
    Grist Mill, Bennett & Sons
    Efird's, S. H. Efird
    Foreman's, C. C. Foreman
    Fesperman's, Michael Fesperman
    Pennington's, J. S. Pennington
    Kirk's, James F. Kirk
    Mauney's, V. Mauney
    Company Mill, Smith & Laniar
    Davis', E. W. Davis
    Hearne's, Eben Hearne

    Physicians

    Anderson, Richard, Albemarl
    Lilley, W. H., Albemarl
    Shankle, A., jr., Albemarl
    Waddell, W. T., Norwoods

    Post Offices & Post Masters

    Albemarl, J. M. Bevins
    Norwoods, W. H. Watkins

  • Stokes County

    Population in 1860: 10,402

    County Officers

    Attorney: A. H. Joyce
    Clerk Co. Court: Joel F. Hill
    Clerk Sup. Court: J. H. G. Mitchell
    Chairman Co. Court: Adam Sterling
    Clerk and M. in Eq.: Jasper W. Davis
    Coroner: G. H. Nickelson
    County Surveyor: N. M. Pepper
    Register, H. Williams
    Sheriff, W. H. Gentry
    Trustee, J. T. W. Davis
    Standard Keeper: _______

    Churches and Pastors

    Colesville, prim bap., S. J. Lackey
    Germantown, prim bap., Rob't W. Hill
    Pine Hall, Meth., E. J. Endaily

    Hotel

    Danbury Hotel, W. W. McCanless, Prop.

    Lawyers

    Davis, Jasper W., Walnut Cove
    Joice, A. H., Danbury
    Steadman, A. J. Danbury

    Manufactories

    Tobacco Factory: Colesville, Scales, N. M.
    Tannery, Colesville, Thomas F. Prather

    Merchants

    Bitting, John W., dry goods &c., Germantown
    Gibson, Isaac S., dry goods &c., Germantown
    Jordan, Marcellus, dry goods, &c., Germantown
    Lash, Wm. A., dry goods, &c., Walnut Cove
    Martin, Nicholas, dry goods &c., Colesville
    Prather, Thos. F., dry goods &c, Danbury

    Mill and Mill Owner

    Westmoreland's Mill, Germantown, Silas Westmoreland

    Ministers

    Endaily, E. J., Pine Hall, Meth.
    Foy, Miles, Little Yadkin, meth.
    Hill, Robert W., Prim Bap.
    Lackey, S. J., Colesville, Prim. Bap.

    Physicians

    Bynum, H. W., Germantown
    Cole, W. W., Walnut Cove
    Foy, Miles, Little Yadkin
    Flippin, S. M., Westfield
    Hay, R. D., Colesville
    Hill, L. H., Germantown
    King, W. S., Tom's Creek
    McCanless, W. W., Danbury
    Moir, R. F., Francisco
    Peatross, J. L., Colesville
    Pepper, John, Danbury
    Pringle, Franklin, Colesville
    Scales, Nath'l M., Colesville
    Smith, Darien, Colesville
    Westmoreland, Silas, Germantown

    Post Offices & Postmasters

    Germantown, W. M. McCanless
    Martin's Lime Kiln, Mrs. Hariett Smith
    Wilson's Store, J. H. Leake
    Walnut Cove, Wm. A. Lash

  • Surry County

    Population in 1860..... 10,380, County Seat: Dobson

    County Officers

    Attorney: Jos. Dobson
    Clerk Co. Court: H. C. Hampton
    Clerk Sup. Court: Elijah Thompson
    Clerk and M. in Eq.: J. F. Graves
    Coroner: John Bonner
    Register: Richard Martin
    Sheriff: Wm. Hayman
    Surveyor: Gilbert A. Lowe
    Standard Keeper: Mr. Pedigo
    Trustee, T. S. Welsworth

    Schools

    Female School, Mt. Airy, Miss E. A. Gilmer
    Mt. Airy Male Academy, Davidson & Hill
    Male Academy, Rockford, Rev. A. Weaver

    Churches and Pastors

    Ebenezer, Meth, ________
    Flat Shoals, Meth. _______
    Hick’s Chapel, Meth., _______
    Hebron, Meth, _______
    Mt. Airy, Meth., M. L. Wood
    New Hope, Meth., ______
    Oak Grove, Meth., M. L. Wood
    Salem, Meth., M. L. Wood
    Siloam, Meth, ________
    War Hill, Meth., ________
    Ararat, Prim Bapt., John Jones
    Codies Creek, Prim Baptist, ______
    Flat Top, Prim. Baptist _______
    Fish River, Prim Baptist, _______
    Franklin M. H., Prim Baptist, ________
    Mitchells River, Prim. Baptist, John Jones
    Snow Creek, Prim Baptist, John Jones
    State Road, Prim. Baptist, ________
    White Plains, Miss. Baptist, Mr. Lewellyn

    Hotels

    Dobson, Richard Martin
    Mt. Airy Hotel, M. R. Bamer
    Hotel, Mt. Airy, Elisha Banner
    Hotel, Mt. Airy, Wm. Rawley

    Lawyers

    Cloud, John M., Dobson
    Graves, Jesse F., Mt. Airy
    Gilmer, Jas. C., Mt. Airy
    Norman, W. M., Rockford

    Manufactories

    Cotton and Woolen Mill, Mt. Airy, J. W. Bower
    Tobacco Factory, Mt. Airy, W. M. Banner
    Tobacco Factory, Mt. Airy, Prather & Banner
    Cotton Factory, Elkin, Ford & Sons

    Merchants

    Allred, S. T., Mt. Airy
    Blackwell, J. J., Rockford
    Bower & Gilmer, Mt. Airy
    Ford & Sons, Elkin
    Gilmer, S. L., Mt. Airy
    Gilmer, Robt. S., & Co., Mt. Airy
    Gilmer & Moore, Mt. Airy
    Long, W. W., Rockford
    Leighman & Butner, Stony Ridge
    Moore (W. A.) & Co., Mt. Airy
    Prather & Rawley, Mt. Airy
    Prather, Thomas F., Mt. Airy
    Waugh, H. M., Dobson

    Ministers

    Jones, John, Prim Baptist, Dobson
    Jones, Hugh, prim. Baptist, _____
    Lewellyn, _____, Mis. Baptist, _____
    Rawley, Wm., Meth (local), Mt. Airy
    Wood, M. L., Meth., Mt. Airy

    Physicians

    Osborn, Thos. M., Dobson
    Banner, C. L., Mt. Airy
    Banner, Mathew R., dentist, Mt. Airy
    Clement, Geo. W., Rockford
    Folger, M. G., Rockford
    Hollingsworth, Joseph, Mt. Airy
    Hollingsworth, Wm. R., Mt. Airy
    Mitchell, J. T., dentist, Mt. Airy
    Wolff, N. A., Stony Ridge

    Post Offices and Postmasters

    Dobson, R. F. McGuffin
    Flat Shoal, Joel Hamson
    Mt. Airy, Hiram P. Allred
    Rockford, L. H. Barnes
    Toms Creek, Sam'l H. Taylor

  • Transylvania County

    Erected Since the Last Census [1860]

    County Seat: Brevard

    County Officers

    Attorney: ________
    Clerk Co. Court: G. Orr
    Clerk Superior Court: O. L. Erwin
    Chairman Co. Court, R. H. Hamilton
    Clerk and M. in Eq. _____
    Coroner: J. W. Clayton
    Register: J. Bracken, Jr.
    Sheriff: G. W. Wilson
    Surveyor: ________
    Standard Keeper: ________
    Trustee: G. C. Neill, Jr.
    Treas. Public Buildings: B. C. Lankford
    Select Court: R. Hamilton, S. Wilson, J. L. Leonard

    Churches and Pastors

    Baptist

    Bethel, Cathey's Creek, J. H. Duckworth
    Boilstone, Davidson River, A. W. Brooks
    Blue Ridge, Cedar Mountain, M. E. Smith
    Cathey's Creek, G. W. Brooks
    Corinth, Cathey's Creek, J. H. Duckworth
    East Fork, Cherry Field, T. Looper
    Enon, Davidson River, A. W. Beck
    Little River, Cathey's Creek, J. H. Duckworth
    Macedonia, Cathey's Creek, J. H. Duckworth
    Pleasant Valley, Cherry Field, S. Butler
    Shoal Creek, Cathey's Creek, W. C. Dunn
    Zion, Cherry Field, M. Mason

    Methodist

    Brevard, A. F. English
    Brevard, W. P. Done
    Dennis' Rock, A. F. English
    East Fork, A. F. English
    Little River, A. F. English
    Oak Grove, Mr. Bomar
    Pine Grove, Mr. Bomar

    Davidson's River Presbyterian, R. H., Chapman, D. D.
    Davidson's River, Presbyterian, U.S.A., J. C. Carson

    Schools

    Corinth Academy, Cherry Field
    Davidson's River Academy, Davidson's River
    French Broad Academy, Brevard

    Hotel

    Brevard Hotel, W. W. Moore, Prop.

    Lawyers

    Duckworth, W. B., Brevard
    Whitmore, F. J., Brevard

    Merchants

    Bennett & Yancey, Brevard
    Duckworth, Wm., Cherry Field
    Erwin Cash & Sons, Brevard
    Lankford, B. C., Davidson's River

    Ministers

    Beck, A. A., bap., Davidson's River
    Chapman, R. H., Presb., Asheville
    Carson, J. C., Presb., Mills River
    Dunn, W. C., Bap, Cherry Field
    Brooks, _____, Bap., Dunn's Rock
    Dunn, W. C., Bap., Cathey's Creek
    Duckworth, J. H., Bap., Cathey's Creek
    Mason, M., bap., Cherry Field
    English, A. F., meth., Davidson's River
    Bomar, ______, Meth., Brevard
    England, A. A., Meth., Brevard

    Mills and Owners

    Brevard, S. King
    West Fork, John Owens, Sr.
    West Fork, G. Shaford
    West Fork, John Owens, Jr.
    Cherry Field, J. M. Morgan
    Davis', E. Davis
    Davidson's River, H. Cagle
    Dunn's Rock, B. F. Atkins
    Dunn's Rock, A. W. Beck
    Eastator, G. W. Whetmire
    Eastfork, J. Gillespie
    Gloucester, W. R. Galloway
    Gloucester, W. R. Garren
    Island Ford, B. F. Allen
    Kings, S. King
    Little River, Shaford & Bros.
    Morgan's, J. M. Morgan
    Williamson's Creek, W. Wilson
    North Fork, W. Robinson

    Physicians

    Brooks, W., Dunn's Rock
    Harris, J. A., Brevard
    Jones, J. M., Brevard
    Lyday, A. J., Davidson's River

    Mechanics

    Orr, Joshua, Carpenter, Davidson's River
    Shaford, Geo., Millright, Davidson's River
    Clayton, Geo, Carpenter, Brevard
    England, Ephraim, Carpenter, Brevard
    Orr, Eph., Carpenter, Davidson's River

    Post Offices and Post Masters

    Wm. W. Moore
    Claytonsville, J. H. Hood
    Cherry Field, J. L. Senard
    Cathey's Creek, J. Hamblen
    Dunn's Rock, G. C. Neill
    Davidson's River, E. Patton
    Fayetteville, Jas. H. Hood

  • Tyrrell County

    Population in 1860..... 4,944
    County Seat: Columbia

    County Officers

    Attorney: L. C. Latham
    Clerk County Court: Thos. Alexander
    Clerk Superior Court: Joseph Norman
    Chairman Co. Court: Chas. McCleese
    Clerk & M. in Eq. Eli Spruill
    Coroner: _______
    Register: Thos. Alexander
    Sheriff: Bartlett Jones, Jr.
    Surveyor: ________
    Standard Keeper ______
    Trustee: Bartlett Jones, Jr.

    Hotels

    Hotel, Columbia, John McCleese
    Hotel, Columbia, N. E. Owens

    Lawyer

    Thomas J. Jarvis, Columbia

    Merchants

    Spruill, Eli, Gen. Merchandise, Columbia
    Davenport, Tully, Gen. Mer., Columbia
    Jarvis, T. J., Gen. Merchandise, Columbia
    Happer, W. H., Gen. Mer'dise, Columbia
    Capstarphen, W. D., gen. mer., Columbia
    Owens, R. E. & A. D., gen. mer., Columbia
    Spruill, (Ben) & Son, Gen. merchandise, Columbia

    Mills and Owners

    Grist, Columbia, Ben. Spruill & Son
    Grist, Columbia, Wilson S. Davenport
    Grist, Columbia, Tully Davenport

    Physicians

    Leigh Edgar, Columbia
    Ransom, Edward, Columbia

    Post Office

    Columbia, _______

  • Washington County

    Population in 1860: 6,357
    County Seat: Plymouth

    County Officers

    Attorney: L. C. Latham
    Clerk County Court: W. F. Sanderson
    Clerk Superior Court: Jos. G. Ausbon
    Chairman County Court: Chas. Latham
    Clerk and Master in Equity: _______
    Coroner: A. W. Arnold
    Register: E. R. Latham
    Sheriff: John M. Bateman
    Surveyor: ___________
    Standard Keeper, ________
    Trustee, J. W. Latham
    Constables, J. W. Davis and Wm. Mc. Davis

    Churches and Pastors

    Christian Hope, F. W. Bass
    Long Acre Chapel, Free Church
    White Chapel, Free Church

    Grace Church, Epis., Thos. B. Haughton
    St. Luke, Epis., _________
    St. David, Epis., _________
    Plymouth, Meth., W. F. Clegg
    Hebron, Meth., W. F. Clegg
    Rehoboth, Plymouth, Prot. Methodist, R. H. Willis
    Pleasant Grove, Prot. Methodist, R. H. Willis
    Concord, Prim. Bap., R. W. Peacock
    Morattoc, Prim. Bap., R. W. Peacock
    White Marsh, Prim. Bap., N. H. Harrison

    Hotels

    Rankin House, Plymouth, Mr. Rankin
    Spruill's Hotel, Plymouth, W. L. Spruill

    Lawyers

    Armistead, T. S. J., Plymouth
    Collins, Josiah, Scuppernong
    Jones, E. W., Plymouth
    Johnston, S. L., Plymouth
    Latham, L. C., Plymouth

    Merchants

    Belanga & Wynne, Scuppernong
    Burrass, E., Mackey's Ferry
    Bowen, (W. L.) & Son, Plymouth
    Furness, H. R., Plymouth
    Davenport, Jos. B. Scuppernong
    Jackson, (L) & Bro., Plymouth
    Lambert, L. R., Plymouth
    McCleese, Wm. & N., Scuppernong
    Norman, N. D., Plymouth
    Norman & Latham, Plymouth
    Weisel, Israel, Plymouth
    Weisel, Rachel, Plymouth
    Wolfe, H. E., Mackey's Ferry

    Ministers

    Gurganus, John M., free-will Bap., Long Ridge
    Gurganus, Henry, free-will Baptist, Long Ridge
    Harrison, Newsom H., Primitive Baptist, Plymouth
    Peacock, B. W., Primitive Baptist, Mackey's Ferry
    Haughton, Thos. B., Epis., Plymouth
    Wills, R. H., Prot. Meth., Mackey's Ferry

    Mills and Owners

    Water Saw and Grist, Henry Downing
    Water Grist, B. T. Denning
    Steam Grist, Wm. & M. McClure
    Steam Saw and Grist, S. H. McRae

    Physicians

    Hardison, H., Scuppernong
    Lewis, H. G., Mackey's Ferry
    Norman, H. H., Scuppernong
    Wolfe, H. E., Dentist, Mackey's Ferry
    Walker, Berry M., Plymouth
    Ward, W. Ward, Plymouth

    Post Offices & Post Masters

    Long Ridge, George W. Jackson
    Mackey's Ferry, Mrs. Ann Nelson
    Plymouth, R. S. Goelet
    Scuppernong, T. B. Myers

  • Watauga County

    Population in 1860 - 4,977
    County Seat: Boone

    County Officers

    Attorney: _________
    Clerk Co. Court: J. B. Todd
    Clerk Sup. Court: Henry Blair
    Chairman Co. Court: Dudley Farthing
    Clerk & M. in Eq., J. W. Council
    Coroner: _______
    Register, D. H. Harmon
    Sheriff, John Horton
    Surveyor _________
    Standard Keeper: ______
    Trustee ________

    Churches and Pastors

    Three Fork [Baptist] A. C. Farthing
    Bushy Fork [Baptist] D. C. Harmon
    Cove Creek [Baptist] John A. Farthing

    Merchants

    Bradley, G. W., general trader, Stony Fork
    Coffee, (T. J.) & Bros., Boone
    Dougherty, D. B., Boone
    Dobbin, H. A., Elk X Roads
    Dougherty, Elijah, wheelright, Boone
    Finley, J. T., Elk X Roads
    Norris, Joel, General trader, Boone
    Norriss, Elijah J., gunsmith, Boone
    Trivett, S., Boone
    Taylor, Henry, Vale Crucis
    Wilson, A. P., Boone
    Yonce, Geo., Boone

    Ministers

    Farthing, A. C., Sweet Water
    Farthing, John A., Sugar Grove
    Harmon, D. C., Sugar Grove

    Mills and Owners

    Grist Mill, Boone, Eli Brown
    Council's, Boone, Benj., Council
    Grist Mill, Sweet Water, D. Farthing
    Grist & Saw Mill, Sweet Water, Michael Cook, Sr.
    Green's, Blowing Creek, Alex Green
    Mills & Carding Machine, Moretz Mill, Alfred J. Moretz
    Winkler, Boone, Joshua Winkler

    Physician

    Rivers, Jas. G., Boone

    Post Offices and Post Masters

    Boone, David Sands
    Sugar Grove, L. D. Whittington
    Sweet Water ______
    Elk X Roads ______
    Vale Crucis ______
    Stony Fork _______
    Moretz Mills _______

  • Wayne County

    Population in 1860..... 14,965
    County Seat: Goldsboro

    County Officers

    Attorney: _________
    Clerk Co. Court: Wm. G. Hollowell
    Clerk Sup. Court: E. A. Wright, Dep., Jno. B. Griswold
    Chairman Co. Court: ______
    Clerk and M. in Eq. _______
    Coronoer: _______
    Register: Jno. C. Slocumb
    Sheriff: J. T. Kennedy
    Surveyor: ________
    Standard Keeper _____
    Trustee: J. T. Kennedy

    Schools

    Goldsboro Female College, E. W. Adams
    Goldsboro Male Academy, J. W. Gulick

    Churches and Pastors

    Goldsboro, Epis, W. E. Hunter
    Goldsboro, Bap., J. B. Hardwick
    Golsboro, Meth., John R. Williams
    Goldsboro Presb. Mr. McKinmon

    Hotels and Boarding Houses

    Boarding House, Golds, Mrs. D. Green
    Boarding House, Golds, Mrs. Richardson
    Griswold Hotel, Goldsboro, Jones, Murphy & Co.
    Washington House, Goldsboro, Mr. Gregory

    Lawyers

    Dortch, W. T., Goldsboro
    Faircloth, L. W., Goldsboro
    Humphrey, L. W., Goldsboro
    Hutton, B. V. L., Goldsboro
    Morissey, W. G., Goldsboro
    Strong, G. V., Goldsboro
    Wooten, C. S., Goldsboro

    Merchants

    Cox, Jas. W., Goldsboro, dry goods and clothing
    Davis, (J. W.) & Hunter, Goldsboro, drugs
    Edgerto, (Wm) & Co., (C. G. Holt)
    Fulghum (R. Y.) & Whitfield (B. F.), Goldsboro, general dealers
    Finlayson, W. H., Goldsboro, drugs
    Hazell, Henry S., Goldsboro, grocer and commission merchant
    Louis Lovett, Goldsboro
    Morris, J. W., Goldsboro, Provisions
    Privett, J. H. & J. C. Goldsboro, dry goods
    Palmer, (A. B.) & Kornegay (W. F.), Goldsboro, dry goods and hardware
    Washington (A. C.) & Powell, (J. H.) Goldsboro, dry goods
    Winslow, (J. W.) & Adams (N.), Goldsboro, grocers

    Ministers

    Hunter, W. E., Epis., Goldsboro
    Hardwick, J. B., Bap., Goldsboro
    McKinmon, ______, Presby, Goldsboro
    Williams, John B., Meth., Goldsboro

    Physicians

    Davis & Kirby, Goldsboro
    Hunter, _____, Goldsboro
    Finlayson, W. H., Goldsboro

    Post Offices

    Dudley
    Everittsville
    Falling Creek
    Goldsboro
    Jerico
    Mount Olive
    Nahunta
    Pikeville
    Sleepy Creek

  • Wilkes County

    Population in 1860: 14,749, County Seat: Wilkesboro

    County Officers

    Attorney: John M. Cloud
    Clerk Co. Court: R. M. Smith
    Clerk Superior Court: G. H. Brown
    Chairman Co. Court: Frank Hacket
    Clerk & M. in Eq.: Mr. Call
    Coroner: ________
    Register: Gabriel Parks
    Sheriff: Wm. Hicks
    Surveyor: Kelly Hendricks
    Standard Keeper: ________
    Trustee: ________

    Schools

    Wilkesboro Academy ________
    Lewis Fork Academy ________

    Ministers

    Wilkesboro, Meth, Isaac F. Keerans
    New Hope, Meth., Isaac F. Keerans
    Bethel, Meth., Isaac F. Keerans
    Sharon, Meth., Isaac F. Keerans
    Dunkirk, Meth., Isaac F. Keerans
    Wilksboro, Prot. Meth., Benj. Wiesner
    Beaver Creek, Bap., Joel Brown
    Warrior Creek, Bapt, Smith Ferguson
    Roaring River, Bapt., W. J. Combs
    Wilkesboro, Chris. Bap., Dr. L. C. Cook
    Covenant, Bap., E. Myers
    Lewis Fork, Bapt. Wm. Church
    Liberty, Bapt., _______
    Fishing Creek, Bapt., Obadiah Sprinkle
    Rachel, Bapt., E. Myers
    Double Creek, Bapt., Wm.Hall
    Walnut Grove, ______
    Brier Creek, Bapt., ______
    Elk Creek, Bap., ______
    Wilkesboro, Epis., Mr. Barber
    New Castle, Epis., ________
    Wilkesboro, Presby, _______

    Hotel

    Wilkes Hotel, Wilkesboro, Mrs. Hines

    Lawyers

    Armfield, R. F., Wilkesboro
    Cranor, John S., Wilkesboro
    Lillington, Nich., Wilkesboro
    Cowles, W. H., Wilkesboro

    Manufactories

    Elkin Cot. Factory, VanEaton & Foard
    Tobacco Factory, Country, Lee Martin

    Merchants

    Bryan, (J. Q. A.) Carson (A.B.) & Co, general merchandise, Trap Hill
    Carlton (F.D.) & Co., dry goods, Wilkesboro
    Cowles, Calvin J., dry goods, Wilkesboro
    Brown, Allen, dry goods, Wilkesboro
    Johnson, Stephen, dry goods, Wilkesboro
    Segrist, Wm. B., dry goods, Mulberry

    Phyiscians

    Sprinkle, Obadiah, Wilkesboro
    DeJournett, W. C., Roaring Gap
    Matthison & Co., Warrior Creek
    Whittington, Alex., Reddies River
    Horton, Phineas, Elkville

    Ministers

    Myers, Ellison, Bap., Hay Meadow
    Sparks, Colby, Bap., Trap Hill
    Church, Wm., Bap. Lewis Fork
    Sparks, Reuben, Bapt., Roaring Gap
    Hall, Wm., Bap., Hay Meadow
    Sprinkle, Obediah, Bap., Wilkesboro
    Cook, Dr. C. L., Chris. Baptist, Wilkesboro
    Myers, E., Bapt., Wilkesboro
    Combs, W. J., Bap., Wilkesboro
    Smith, S. P., Bapt., Wilkesboro
    Hollar, Israel, Bapt., Wilkesboro
    Church, Wm., Bap., Wilkesboro
    Barker, John W., Meth., Wilkesboro
    Grimes, Eli, Meth., Wilkesboro
    Grimes, Adam, Meth (local), Wilkesboro
    Wiesner, Benj., Prot. Meth., Hay Meadow

    Mills and Owners

    Hicks', Wilkesboro, Richard Hicks
    Whittington's, Wilkesboro, A. S. Whittington
    Bryan's, Trap Hill, Bryan (R. B.) & Holbrook (H. S.)
    Triplett's, Warrior Creek, Asa Triplett
    Howard's, Elk Creek, Mrs. Witherspoon
    Calloway James, Wilkesboro
    Hackett, Frank, Wilkesboro
    Cook, C. L., Wilkesboro
    York, Tyre, Trap Hill

    Post Offices and Post Masters

    Wilkesboro, Calvin J. Cowles
    Trap Hill, A. C. Bryan
    Hay Meadow, Mr. Sebastian
    Warrior Creek ______
    Stony Fork ________
    Reddie's River _______

  • Wilson County

    Population in 1860: 9,729
    County Seat: Wilson

    County Officers

    Attorney: J. W. Lancaster
    Clerk Co. Court: B. F. Briggs
    Clerk Sup. Court: T. J. Rowe
    Chairman Co. Court: A. G. Brooks
    Clerk and M. in Eq., B. H. Blount
    Coroner: ________
    Register: A. J. Brown
    Sheriff, J. W. Davis
    Deputy Sheriff: A. J. Simms
    Surveyor: ________
    Standard Keeper, A. Farmer
    Trustee, L. D. Farmer

    Schools

    Wilson Female Seminary, Messrs Hooper
    Wilson Male Academy, G. W. Arrington

    Churches and Pastors

    Wilson, Meth., C. C. Dodson
    Batts' Meth., Joyners, J. W. Jenkins
    Mt. Zion, Meth.,Joyners, J. W. Jenkins
    Town Creek, Prim. Baptist, Joyners, Jesse Baker
    White Oak, Prim. Baptist, Saratoga, Jesse Baker
    Wilson, Prim. Baptist, Jesse Baker
    Black Creek, Prim. Bapt., Mr. Crumpler
    Wilson, Mis. Bapt., Wm. Hooper
    St. Timothy, Epis., Wilson, A. A. Benton

    Hotels and Boarding Houses

    Wilson Hotel, J. J. Lutts
    R. R. Hotel, Wilson, Pate & Farmer
    Boarding House, Wilson, T. B. Gilliam
    Bar and Restaurant, Wilson, W. C. Batts
    Bar and Restaurant, Wilson, B. D. Stith

    Lawyers

    Barnes, A., Wilson
    Blount, George W., Wilson
    Lancaster, Jas. W., Wilson
    Howard & Whitfield, Wilson
    Singletary, R. W., Wilson
    Woodard, Jas. S., Wilson

    Manufactories

    Condon, Thos., coachmaker, Stantonsburg
    Parker, Murray & Co., Coachmakers, Wilson
    Griffin & Clark, Coachmakers, Wilson
    Ruffin, A. G., Cabinet Maker, Wilson
    Farmer & Wainwright, Foundry and Agricultural Warehouse, Wilson
    Mayo, E. T., Plow Manufactory, Wilson

    Merchants

    Armstrong, Daniel, grocer, Joyner's Depot
    Barnes, A., grocer, Black Creek
    Borden & Carrow, Stantonsburg
    Clark, E. G., grocer, Wilson
    Cobb, Gray, Joyner's Depot
    Chrismas, N. C., Black Creek
    Farmer, W. D., Joyner's Depot
    Gardner, Thos. Saratoga
    Griffin, G. H., Joyner's Depot
    Kincaid, W. J., Wilson
    Lamb, Wiley, Wilson
    Rosenthal (M.) & Co., Wilson
    Proise, T. J., confectioner, Wilson
    Rountree, Chas. J., drugs, Wilson
    Taylor, Jas. J., Joyner's Depot
    Thomas, J. J., Wilson
    Winstead & Dunn, Stantonsburg
    Winstead & Hardy, Wilson
    Williams, Mrs., ____, milliner, Wilson
    Wiggins, Jas., Wilson
    Woodard, S., Black Creek
    Yelverton, (R. S.) & Co., Stantonsburg

    Ministers

    Hooper, Wm., Mis. Bap., Wilson
    Baker, J., Prim. Bap., Saratoga
    Crumpler, _____, Prim. Baptist, Black Creek
    Benton, A. A., Epis., Wilson

    Mills and Owners

    Barefoot's, Wilson, A. J. & G. W. Barefoot
    Baker's, Wilson, R. H. Baker
    Barnes', Wilson, Joshua Barnes
    Steam Saw, Wilson, Jno. T. Barnes
    Farmer's, Joyner's Depot, W. D. Farmer
    Steam Saw, Wilson, Wiley Lamb
    Simms', Wilson, Wiley Simms
    Taylor's, Wilson, Dr. Taylor

    Newspapers

    The Plaindealer, Wilson, C. D. McDaniel, Editor
    Zion's Landmarks, Wilson, L. L. Bodenheimer, Editor

    Physicians

    Armstrong, Jas. H., Joyner's Depot
    Barnes, E., Wilson
    Brewer, W. S., Black Creek
    Barham, R. G., Wilson
    King, R. W., Wilson
    Moore, A. D., Wilson
    Peacock, C. C., Stantonsburg
    Stith, L. A., Wilson
    Winstead, J. H., Wilson

    Post Offices and Post Masters

    Black Creek, Mrs. H. C. Chrismas
    Joyner's Depot, G. H. Griffin
    Wilson, Mrs. Daniel
    Stantonsburg, _______

  • Yadkin County

    Population in 1860: 10,714, County Seat - Yadkinville

    County Officers

    Attorney: J. A. Hampton
    Clerk County Court; J. G. Marler
    Clerk Superior Court: S. T. Speer
    Chairman Co. Court: E. C. Roughton
    Clerk and M. in Eq. A. H. Thompson
    Coroner: _________
    Register: T. L. Tulburt
    Sheriff: E. C. Roughton
    Surveyor: W. W. Patterson
    Standard Keeper: _______
    Trustee: ________
    Special Court: A. C. Cowles, J. Williams, Sr., John D. Holcomb

    Schools

    Jonesville Academy, C. C. Hackett
    Yadkinville School, John D. Johnston

    Churches and Pastors

    Cross Roads, Bapt., T. W. Parish
    Enon, Bap., M. Baldwin
    Flat Rock, Bapt., Wm. G. Brown
    Island Ford, Bapt., E. Martin
    Mt. Gilead, Bapt., N. S. Chaffin
    Reece's Church, Bapt., T. W. Parish
    Swain's Chruch, Bapt., W. G. Brown
    Union Grove, Bapt./, T. D. Cassleman
    Yadkinville Bap., Abram Weaver
    Yadkinville, Chris., R. Poindexter
    Centre, Meth., L. F. Way
    Hickory Grove, Meth., L. F. Way
    Jonesville, Meth., L. F. Way
    Macedonia, Meth., L. F. Way
    Mt. Pleasant, Meth., L. F. Way
    Mt. Sinai, Meth., L. F. Way
    Mt. Moris, Meth., L. F. Way
    Oak Grove, Meth., L. F. Way
    Prospect, Meth., L. F. Way
    Providence, Meth., L. F. Way
    Wesley's Chapel, Meth., L. F. Way
    Zion's Chapel, Meth., L. F. Way
    Yadkinville, Meth., L. F. Way

    Hotels

    Jonesville Hotel, B. B. Benham, Prop.
    Yadkinville, A. H. Thompson,

    Lawyers

    Dobson, Joseph, Yadkinville
    Hampton, John A., Hamptonville
    Smith, A. N., Yadkinville

    Merchants

    Fleming & Reece, Mt. Nebo
    Gough, John E., Hamptonville
    Horn, Nicholson & Co., East Bend
    Marler & Wilson, Yadkinville
    Martin, D. A. & Co., East Bend
    Martin & Roberts, Huntsville
    Nicholson & Gough, Yadkinville
    Poindexter, R. C., East Bend
    Reeves, W. H.,Jonesville

    Ministers

    Brown, W. G., Bap., Hamptonville
    Baldwin, M., Bapt., Huntsville
    Brickle, A. J., Bapt., Yadkinville
    Chaffin, N. S., Baptist
    Cassleman, Thos. D., Bap., Yadkinville
    Hay, Samuel, Bap., Yadkinville
    Poindexter, D. A., Bap., East Bend
    Parish, T. W., Bapt.
    Poindexter, R.,Chris., Mt. Nebo
    Van Eaton, W. L., Meth. (Local), Jonesville
    Way, L. F., Meth., Hamptonville
    Weaver, Abram, Bapt., Yadkinville

    Mills and Mill Owners

    Armstrong's, Jonesville, Jas. Armstrong, Proprietor
    Carter & Wooten's, Carter & Wooten, Proprietor
    Glen's, East Bend, Tyre Bend
    Glen's, East Bend, J. Glen
    Holcomb's, Yadkinville, G. A. Holcomb
    Hanser's, Yadkinville, T. C. Hanser
    Joyner's, East Bend, T. Joyner
    Martin's, East Ben, Wm. & R. Martin
    Neil's, Hamptonville
    Rinehart's, Hamptonville

    Physicians

    Barker, D. J., Jonesville
    Baker, H. C., Red Plains
    Benbury, E., East Bend
    Cockerham, D. S. Hamptonville
    Dozier, N. B., Boonville
    Holcomb, D. F., Yadkinville
    Hampton, E. B., Jonesville
    Hampton, John, Hamptonville
    Hampton, Leroy, Hamptonville
    Glenn, N. W., East Bend
    Kinyon, J. H., Red Plains
    Long, T., Mt. Nebo
    Marier, W. A., Yadkinville
    Robertson, W. H., Huntsville
    Wilson, H. C., Yadkinville
    York, L., Mt. Nebo

    Post Offices and Post Masters

    East Bend, E. Benbow
    Forbush, Stephen Hobson
    Huntsville, T. Griffith
    Hamptonville, A. G. Carson
    Jonesville, B. B. Benham
    Mt. Nebo, James Adams
    Richmond Hill, Mary Crump
    Yadkinville, A. P. Newheart

  • Yancey County

    Population in 1860: 8,635
    County Seat: Burnsville

    County Officers

    Attorney: J.S. McElroy
    Clerk County Court: D. M. Cowles
    Clerk Superior Court: W. M. Horton
    Chairman Co. Court: David Profitt
    Clerk & M. in Equity: _______
    Coroner _______
    Register: J. L. Hyatt
    Sheriff: W. E. Percy
    Surveyor _________
    Standard Keeper ________
    Trustee ________

    School

    Academy, Burnsville, M. Lewis, Pres't.

    Churches and Pastors

    Crabtree Bap., Jacob & Thomas Silver
    Pensacola, Bap.,John Wheeler
    South Tar River, Bap., N. Harrison John and Antony
    Jack's Creek, Meth., J. R. Patterson
    Waynesville, Meth., W. H. Stevens
    Cane Run, Free Will Bap., Leroy Sums and John Ammond
    Egypt Free Will Bapt., Samuel Wilson and Howell Briggs
    Price's Creek, Free Will Bapt., Wm. Briggs and R. Pinner
    Price's Creek, Free Will Bapt., J. W. Hooker

    Hotels and Boarding House

    Boarding House, Burnsville, Greenwood & Williams
    Hotel, Burnsville, Fenly Laws
    Hotel, Burnsville, S. D. Poor

    Lawyer

    Wilson, R. D., Burnsville

    Manufactories & Mechanics

    Boon (Jeremiah) & Sons, blacksmiths, Burnsville
    Marsh, J., tailor, Burnsville
    Moore, W. M., tailor, Burnsville
    McInturff, Robert, boot and shoe maker, Burnsville
    Robertson, John, Tanner, Burnsville
    Parrott, G. B., cabinet maker and house carpenter,Burnsville
    Ramsay, R., cabinet maker and house carpenter, Burnsville
    Williams, J., tanner, Burnsville

    Merchants

    Hyatt, J. L., grocer, Burnsville
    Penland, M. P., dry goods, Burnsville
    Roberts, A. J., dry goods, Burnsville
    Yancey (John) & Son, dry goods, Burnsville
    Young, T, dry goods, Burnsville

    Ministers

    Antony, John, Bapt., Burnsville
    Ammon, Johm, f.w.bap, _______
    Briggs, Howell, f.w.Bap. _______
    Hooker, Wm., f. w. Bap. _______
    Pinner, _____ , f. w. Bap., Burnsville
    Sums, Leroy, f. w. Bapt, Burnsville
    Wilson, Samuel, f.w., Bap., Burnsville
    Harrison, N., bap., Burnsville
    Silver, Thomas, bap., Burnsville
    Silver, Jacob, bap., Burnsville
    Wheeler, John, Bap. Burnsville
    Stevens, W. H., meth., Burnsville
    Hampton, Ezekiel, Meth. (Local) Day Book
    Houston, Dr., ____ , Meth (Local), Burnsville
    Patterson, J. R., Meth. (Local) Day Book

    Mines

    Gold Found near Egypt
    Iron on Caney River and on South Toe River
    Iron oar [sic], Coperas & Black Lead on South Toe River

    Mills and Owners

    Hampton's, Jack's Creek, Wade Hampton
    Higgins', Egypt, Jas. Higgins
    Hinsley's, Egypt, F. Hinsley
    Hutchins', Crabtree, Wm. Hutchins
    McMahan's, Pensacola, Arch. McMahan
    Peterson's, Jack's Creek, Mr. Peterson
    Peck, Egypt, J. W. Peck
    Ray's, Pensacola, Jesse Ray
    Ray's, Caney River, Wm. Ray
    Whittington's, Caney River, B. B. Whittington
    Wilson's, Caney River, Wm. Wilson
    Young's, Crabtree, C. F. Young

    Physicians

    Horton, Mc. Wm., Burnsville
    Houston, Thomas, Burnsville
    Lewis, O. M., Burnsville
    Whittington, B. B., Burnsville

    Post Offices & Post Masters

    Burnsville, Joshua Williams
    Ball Creek, David Profitt
    Day Book, S. S. Peterson