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Branson’s Directory Ashe County — 1890

Area—450 Square Miles
Population 14,436, White 13,478, Colored 958

Ashe County was formed in 1799 from a portion of Wilkes. It is the extreme northwest corner of the State. It was named in honor of Governor Samuel Ashe.

Jefferson is the county-seat, and is situated 202 miles northwest of Raleigh. It has a population of 350.

Surface—It lies on the north and west of New River. The western part of the county is mountainous; the eastern and middle portions are more level and quite fertile.

Staple Products—Wheat, corn, butter, grass and livestock.

Fruits—Apples, peaches, cherries, grapes and berries.

Timbers—Walnut, oak, hickory, sugar maple, poplar, cucumber, etc.

Towns and Post Offices
Town Population
Apple Grove 35
Baldwin 10
Beaver Creek 50
Bristol 25
Clifton 40
Comet 20
Concert 50
Creston 60
Elk X Roads 25
Furches 25
Gap Creek 25
Grassy Creek
Grayson 40
Helton 100
Husk 25
Idlewild 15
Idol’s Mill 25
Jefferson 350
Lansing 40
Laurel Springs 80
Nathan’s Creek 25
Nettle Knob 25
Obids 20
Ore Knob 272
Riverside 25
Scottville 130
Silas Creek 20
Solitude 40
South Fork 25
Sutherland’s 25
Walnut Hill 25
Weasel 25
Weaversford 40
Wheeler 35

County Officers

Clerk Superior Court: James M. Dixon
Commissioners: John Dent, chairman. Isham Goss, E. E. Phillips
Coroner: Jacob Parker
Register of Deeds: M. F. Smith
Sheriff: T. K. Miller
Solicitor 8th District: B. F. Long
County Surveyor: F. F. Colvard
Standard Keeper: E. C. Bartlett
Sup’t of Public Schools: Geo. W. Brown
Treasurer: T. K. Miller
Board of Education: T. J. Hackler, chairman.


Fourth Monday in March, May, and August.

Townships and Magistrates

Chestnut Hill – M. M. Blevins, J. E. Gambill, A. H. McMillan, Emery Gambill

Helton – Sanders May, Wm. Young, E. J. Phipps, D. J. Hurley, Jas. Mickel, Stephen Pennington, Winfield Jones

Horse Creek – Isham Goss, A. Clark, W. J. Stansberry, John Ham, Thos. Ham

Jefferson – Jas. P. Waugh, G. W. Perkins, Ambrose Coldiron, Jacob Graybeal, A. C. McEwen, E. C. Bartlett, J. G. Neal, G. W. Burkett, L. L. Colvard

Laurel – T. J. Lillard, R. A. Jones, W. Eastridge, B. W. Neal, John Pennington, S. B. Grigsby, Elihu Graybeal

North Fork – J. M. Hardin, J. J. Brown, M. Roark, John Wilson, Thomas Arnold

Obids – H. L. Burgis, Mc. Absher, John Miller

Grassy Creek – John A. Pierce, S. M. Duvual, J. H. Carson, Munro Pasly

Old Fields – J. H. Church, Thomas Greer, John Hardin, Sr., J. B. Hank, Sr., F. Goodman, Nimrod M. Dobbin

Peak Creek – W. G. Woods, Wm. Carson, Watler Williamson, W. Shepherd, S. M. Transou, Morgan Long, J. H. Ellis

Piney Creek – James Brooks, George Brooks, E. C. Francis, J. W. Tucker, W. H. Blevins, J. T. Baldwin, J. M. Grimsley

Pine Swamp – A. D. Cowles, P. Shepherd, E. E. Phillips, J. B. Miller, Z. T. Fletcher

Stagg’s Creek – Ben. P. Grigsby, H. H. Poe, R. L. Johnson, J. Roark, J. Dougherty, J. W. Sapp, Cary Ashley

[Note: This list is not complete]

Name Post Office Pastor Denomination
Big Helton A. Weaver Meth.
Big Laurel A. Weaver Meth.
Bethany Jefferson E. Wagg Meth.
Clifton Clifton A. Weaver Meth.
Church Laurel Springs E. Wagg Meth.
Church Ore Knob E. Wagg Meth.
Church Jefferson E. Wagg Meth.
Camp Ground Riverside E. Wagg Meth.
Elk E. Wagg Meth.
Grassy Creek E. Wagg Meth.
Greenwood E. Wagg Meth.
Gap Church Jefferson E. Wagg Meth.
Orine E. Wagg Meth.
Pond Mountain A. Weaver Meth.
Rich Hill A. Weaver Meth.
Horse Creek A. Weaver Meth
Worth’s Chapel North Fork A. Weaver Meth.
Apple Grove Apple Grove N. M. Blevins Bap.
Beaver Creek Jefferson J. M. Vanoy Prim. Bap.
Bethel Elk Cross Roads T. M. Duncan Bap.
Buffalo Beaver Creek T. M. Duncan Bap.
Forest Home Berlin I. W. Thomas Bap.
Friendship Jefferson T. M. Duncan Bap.
Landmark Silas Creek J. F. Fletcher Bap
Mineral Springs Crumpler – Bircham Bap.
Pleasant Home Grassy Creek Wm. Parks Bap.
Senter Nathan’s Creek A. Taylor Prim. Bapt.
White Top. Weasel N. M. Blevins Bap.
Baptist Chapel Helton J. Blevins Union Bap.
Grassy Creek T. J. Jones Union Bap.
Liberty Jacob Eller Union Bap.
Mount Pleasant Chapel Grimsley E. Blevins Union Bap.
Piney Creek Silas Creek R. Jones Union Bapt.
Sugar Grove Wm. Brooks Union Bapt.
Zion Hill Sturgills Isaac Landreth Union Bapt.
Minister’s Residents
Name Post Office Denomination
Baldwin, W. M. Jefferson Meth.
Neice, J. E. Helton Meth.
Plummer, S. Helton Meth.
Ross, W. C. Jefferson Meth.
Wagg, E. Jefferson Meth.
Weaver, Ambrose Horse Creek Meth.
Blevins, J. Jefferson Bap.
Blevins, Jackson Grimsley Union Bap.
Brown, Asa Solitude Bap.
Brooks, Wm. Apple Grove Bap.
Blackburn, S. Walnut Hill Bap.
Carter, J. M. Helton Bap.
Duncan, T. M. Beaver Creek Bap.
Fletcher, J. F. Silas Creek Bap.
Jones, T. J. Bristol Bap.
Jones, Reason Sturgills Bapt.
Powers, Andrew Sturgills Bap.
Reedy, E. W. Bristol Bapt.
Thomison, D. W. Jefferson Bap.
Senter, N. Jefferson Prim. Bap.
Caudill, J. Helton Union Bap.
Eller, David Apple Grove Bap.
Name Post Office Proprietor
M. Baker’s Creston M. Baker
Jefferson Jefferson Franklin Hardin
J. A. Maxwell’s Creston J. A. Maxwell
Mountain Hotel Jefferson Martin Hardin
Palmer Hotel Crumpler
Shuba Lunsford Crumpler Shuba Lunsford
Traveller’s Home Creston
W. Williamson’s Ore Knob W. Williamson
Wm. Young’s Helton Wm. Young


Bower, George W., Jefferson
Neal, B. H., Creston
Grayson, J. W. M., Creston
Latham, T. E., Jefferson
Neal, Q. F., Jefferson
Parks, M. M., Jefferson
Todd, J. W., Jefferson
Hackler, T. J., Jefferson

Kinds Post Office Proprietor
Brooms Helton E. McCarter
Builders and contractors Jefferson Felix Barr and John McConel
Builders and contractos Mouth of Buffalo W. H. Badger & Son
Builders and contractors Silas Creek L. Price
Builders and contractors Helton Augustus F. Mack, Andrew Mack, Cicero D. Brown, Charley Mann
Contractors and builders Jefferson Price Henritsy, G. W. Ray
Builders and contractors Nathan’s Creek Ambrose Baker, Wiley Baker, J. R. McMillan
Builders and contractors Elk X Roads A. S. Cooper, James Cooper, J. W. Jackson
Builders and contractors Apple Grove Jesse Elliott, Thomas Baugus
Builders and contractors Furches John Haney
Builders and contrators Gap Creek J. B. Hopkins, J. C. Idol, and J. N. Idol.
Builders and Contractors Ore Knob Lewis Jenkins and James Keslin, James Roark, Wm. Osborne
Builders and contractors Weasel Estol Love
Builders and contractors Furches J. P. Shepherd, and J. F. Upchurch
Builders and contractors Grassy Creek Franklin Hash
Blacksmithing Jefferson J. L. Acre, Adam Roberts
Blacksmithing Creston N. C. Adams
Blacksmithing Furches Joseph Richardson, M. F. Williams
Blacksmithing Apple Grove A. Clark, A. M. Ham, T. M. Ham, Wm. Ham, R. Osborne, A. Weaver
Blacksmithing Creston Wm. Dollar, Joseph Hicks, John Dollar, Jacob Lewis, William Maxwell, L. Myers, M. M. Shaw, and I. Steiger
Blacksmithing Beaver Creek Jesse Ray
Blacksmithing Weasel T. M. Sheck
Blacksmithing Helton Ira Carter
Blacksmithing Bristol Robert Pierce
Blacksmithing Crumpler Alex. Goens
Blacksmithing Mouth of Buffalo Asa Jones
Blacksmithing Helton M. S. May, J. Henderson
Cooper Weasel James Blevins, N. R. Jones
Cooper Beaver Creek W. A. Campbell
Cooper Furches M. F. Church
Cooper Ore Knob John Daugherty
Cooper Gap Creek S. H. Greer
Cooper Apple Grove E. Jenney
Cooper Creston J. Jones & Co.
Cooper Jefferson Fred. March, Henry Taylor
Cooper Grimsley David Blevins & Bros.
Cooper Helton Julius Mack & Sons, W. Barker & Co.
Millwright Weasel W. H. Blevins
Millwright Idol’s Mill Barrett Idol
Millwright Nathan’s Creek Irving Coch4an
Millwright Creston M. P. Heintage
Millwright Apple Grove Nathan Ham
Millwright Gap Creek J. E. Idol
Millwright Creston J. A. Maxwell and L. M. Myers
Millwright W. C. Jones, & Bro.
Millwright Weasel Jesse B. Miller
Spring Wagons Creston Worth & Lillard
Saddle & Harness Maker Crumpler Samuel Plummer
Saddle & Harness Maker Jefferson H. H. Rollins
Saddle & Harness Maker Loan Mickel
Tannery Ore Knob S. M. Transou, L. Pennington
Tannery Apple Grove John Perry
Tannery Creston Alex Jones, Hardin & Hart
Tannery Walnut Hill Jacob Wayman, Jacob Blevins
Tannery Nathan’s Creek S. V. Cox & Co.
Tannery Jefferson J. E. & N. A. Foster
Whiskey Helton Huston Walker
Whiskey Crumpler Isaac Pasley

Merchants and Tradesmen

Apple Grove

Baugus, Thomas – Lumber
Brooks Bros. – General Store
Clark, A. – Livestock
Ham, Thomas M. – Lumber
Ham, E. L. – Lumber
Miller, James S. – Livestock
Osborne, Jesse – Painter
Sullivan, Lewis – General Store
Tucker, John H. – General Store
Tremble & Cotran – General Store
Vanoy, J. H. – General Store and Livestock

Beaver Creek

Graybeal, C. M. – Livestock
Hamilton, N. H. – Livestock
Hardin, H. H. – Livestock
Hardin, John G. – Livestock
Hamilton, R. A. – General Store


Baker, M. F. – Livestock
Jones, Joseph – Livestock
Thompson, Isham – Bee and Fish Dealer


Palmer, G. W. – Owner of Bromine Arsenic Springs
Pegram & Bro. – General Store
Sheep & Co. – Lumber
Weaver, John & Bro. – General Store


Brooks, H. M. – General Store
Robinson, B. T. – Lumber
Brown, J. O. – General Store
Dollar, John – Painter
Green & Roten – General Store
Lewis, J. C. – Livestock
Maxwell, L. – Livestock
Maxwell, A. M. & Bro. – General Store and Lumber
Norris, L. – Lumber
Newman, James – Jewler
Prather, M. – Lumber
Sapp, John & Co. – Lumber
Sutherland, D. D. – Livestock
Sutherland, Thomas – Livestock
Thomas, J. D. & Co. – General Store and Livestock
Worth & Lillard – Lumber, General Store and Drugs
Worth, David – Notary Public

Elk X Roads

Blackburn, W. & H. B. – Lumber
Blanton, G. W. – Livestock
Finley, J. E. – Livestock
Cooper, James – Lumber
Cowles, A. D. – General Store
Graham, John – Livestock
Hulcher, W. C. L. – General Store, Lumber and Livestock
Long, A. W. – General Store
Richardson, J. C. – Grocer and Liquor
Shepherd, John – Lumber

Gap Creek

Waters, L. M. – Livestock
Wilcoxon, William – Jewler

Grassy Creek

Greer, T. J. – General Store and Livestock
Greer, Calvin – Livestock


Blevins, Jackson – Fish Dealer
Wallace, Troy – Poorhouse Keeper


Baugus, John – General Store
Mock, A. F. – Painter
Perkins, W. E. – Livestock and General Store
Perkins, Waugh & Co. – Woolen Mill

Jefferson (C.H.)

Aldrich, D. B. – Painter
Aldrich, D. B. – Drugs
Carson, J. M. – General Store
Foster, J. E. & N. A. – General Store
Gentry, R. – Painter
Lomax, W. A. – Painter
Neal, J. B. – General Store and Fish Dealer
Severt & Wilcoxon – Lumber
Thomas, J. D. & Co. – General Store

Mouth of Buffalo

Badger, W. H. & Son – Painters and Mechanics
Eller, J. – Livestock
Graybeal, C. – Livestock
James & Brooks – Lumber
Perkins, W. H. – General Store and Livestock
Warren, C. E. – Drugs
Worth & Eller – General Store

Nathan’s Creek

Bledsoe, Jesse – Livestock
Bledsoe, H. M. – Livestock
Coy, S. V. – General Store, Livestock, and Machine Agent
McMillan, A. B. – Livestock
McMillan, A. N. – Livestock
McMillan, E. R. – Livestock
McMillan, J. B. – General Stock and Livestock

Ore Knob

Adams, Dr. R. – Notary Public
Bear, Elias – Wood Dealer
Bear, J. – Lumber
Cook, Cap. – General Store
Carson, William – Notary Public
Miller, T. R. – Livestock
Miller, Troy – Lumber
Miller, Joseph – Painter
Pennington, L. – Shoe Shop
Patrick, Jesse – Fish Dealer
Upchurch, G. W. – Actioneer
Upchurch, G. W. – Livery Stables
Woodell, G. W. – Notary Public
Welborn, J. C. – Lumber
Welborn, N. N. G. – Livestock
Welborn, James – Livestock


Jones, R. A. – General Store
Maxwell, L. & C. – General Store and Livestock
Sutherland, David – Livestock

Stagg’s Creek

Sharp, J. W. B. – Jewler


Sturgill, B. – Livestock and General Store

Silas Creek

Baldwin, J. & Son – General Store
Jones, W. C. & Bro. – Lumber


Blevins, W. H. – Lumber
Blevins, Wesley – Drugs
Miller, Allen – Lumber
Miller, Wells – Hotel


Walnut Hill

Gentry, Dr. L. C. – Livestock
Testerman, W. W. – Jewler
Wayman, Jacob – General Store


Knight, William – Livestock
Matney Bro. – General Store
Osborn, Marion – Livestock and wood
Osborn, S. – Livestock
Osborn & Roark – General Store
Thomas, R. A. – Wood Dealer

Kinds Post Office Proprietor
Bromine Arsenic Springs Crumpler Geo. W. Palmer, Saltville, Va.
Bromine Arsenic Springs Crumpler A. J. Ford & Co., Richmond, Va.
Copper Mouth of Buffalo C. F. Ashley
Copper Nathan’s Creek S. M. Carson
Copper Elk X Roads J. H. Church & Co.
Copper Gap Creek North State Mining Co. 52, Broadway, New York
Copper Creston J. D. Thomas & Co.
Copper Taylorsville, Tenn. N. Wagoner
Copper Ore Knob Ore Knob Copper Co. (J. E. Clayton)
Copper Mouth of Buffalo J. Stuart
Iron Jefferson Jesse Colvard
Iron Grimsley Eli Bower
Iron Sturgills B. Sturgill
Iron Crumpler J. C. Plummer
Iron Crumpler H. & P. Ballou
Iron Bristol J. Lisander Hill, Baltimore, Maryland
Iron Moon & Co., Bristol, Tenn.
Iron Mouth of Buffalo C. F. Ashley
Iron Mouth of Buffalo Calvin Graybeal
Iron Mouth of Buffalo Wyatt Rose
Mica Elk X Roads H. A. Dobbins
Mica Elk X Roads Larkin Ray
Soapstone Mouth of Buffalo P. M. Warren
Kinds Post Office Proprietor
Saw Apple Grove Thomas Baugus
Flour and Corn Apple Grove Jno. Miller
Flour and Corn Apple Grove Thos. Ham
Flour and Corn Apple Grove E. Ham
Corn Apple Grove J. Lewis
Flour and Corn Beaver Creek R. A. Hamilton
Corn Bristol J. E. Waddill
Flour and Corn Creston T. C. Worth
Flour and Corn Creston F. T. Hartzog
Corn Creston A. M. Maxwell
Saw Crumpler Seets & Co.
Corn Crumpler W. Blevins
Saw Elk X Roads Graybeal & Blackburn
Flour and Corn Elk X Roads W. & H. B. Blackburn
Corn Furches John Shepherd
Corn Furches Matthew Johnson
Flour and Corn Gap Creek J. C. Idol
Flour and Corn Gap Creek D. Hartzog
Corn Gap Creek G. W. Thompson & Son
Saw Grimsley Jackson Blevins
Corn Grimsley J. Blevins
Flour and Corn Grassy Creek P. J. Greer
Saw Helton John Jones
Corn Helton Poindexter Blevins
Corn Helton A. Akers
Saw and Grist Helton J. W. Plummer
Flour and Corn Helton W. Perkins
Flour and Corn Helton John Jones
Flour and Corn Idol’s Mill Barnett Idol
Saw Jefferson J. D. Thomas & Co.
Saw Jefferson John Severt & Co.
Saw Ore Knob John Fender
Flour and Corn Ore Knob Geo. Miller
Flour and Corn Ore Knob John Fender
Flour and Corn Ore Knob J. S. Ball
Flour and Corn Mouth of Buffalo C. Graybeal
Flour and Corn Mouth of Buffalo Dr. J. C. Wilcox
Corn Nathan’s Creek J. B. McMillan
Corn Silas Creek Monroe Parker
Flour and Corn South Fork John Andrew Dickson & Co.
Flour and Corn Solitude Sidney Maxwell
Corn Weasel Blevins & Miller
Corn Walnut Hill Jacob Blevins


Adam, R., Ore Knob
Blevins, Wesley, Weasel
Colvard, J. W., Jefferson
Foster, E. F., Apple Grove
Gentry, L. C., Jefferson
Graham, E., Elk X Roads
Houck, A. F., Gap Creek
Hawn, ______, Helton
Jones, R. W., Creston
Jones, Thomas, Mouth of Buffalo
Lemley, T. J., Elk X Roads
Phipps, C. W., Grassy Creek
Partin, J., Weaver’s Ford
Somers, ______, North Fork
Wilcox, J. O., Mouth of Buffalo
Warren, C. E., Creston


Academy, Helton, C. Ballou
Academy, Nathan’s Creek, Prof. Carson
Academy, Helton, L. Helton
Academy, Jefferson, ______
Brookside Institute, Creston, Cicero L. Graybeal
Brushy Fork, Wheeler, _____
School, Jefferson, Miss Ray Logan


Baldwin, Nelson, Silas Creek
Ballou, C., Helton
Carson, Prof. ______, Nathan’s Creek
Deboard, D. C., Bristol
Graybeal, Cicero, Lansing
Logan, Miss Ray, Jefferson
Parks, Marshal, Idol’s Mills
Phipps, Elihu, Silas Creek


Apple Grove – W. M. Brooks, H. M. Brooks, P. Calhoun, A. Clark, Job H. Eldreth, S. Elliott, Harrison Elliott, S. A. Greer, E. Greer, Alan Greer, James Greer, John Greer, Benj. Green, Charles Henson, A. Ham, G. Ham, John Ham, Lee Hurley, Thomas Ham, S. Ham, L. Ham, W. Ham, N. Ham, E. Ham, E. Hampton, A. Ham, James Lewis, — Miller, J. S. Miller, Jesse Miller, H. B. Miller, J. Miller, R. Osborn, Sol. Perry, S. Perry, R. Perry, H. B. Spence, M. Shepherd, E. Taylor, H. Thompson, W. M. Taylor, Ransom Tucker, Jno. Tucker, J. H. Vanoy, Henry Wagoner, Thomas Baugus, Richard Baugus & Son.

Beaver Creek – Shade Calaway, W. R. Hamilton, R. Hamilton, R. T. Hardin, Felix Harden, James Shepherd

Creston – M. Baker, J. Craven, D. Graham, Marion Goss, Alfred Graybeal, John Graybeal, H. Graybeal, E. Graybeal, F. Jones, R. H. Jones, T. M. Jones, C. Jones, J. Lewis, C. Lewis, M. Mahaffey, D. S. Maxwell, J. Maxwell, B. W. Neal, C. H. Osborn, G. L. Price, R. O. Sutherland, L. Tilley, H. J. D. Thomas & Co., H. Winebarger, D. Worth & Son.

Elk X Roads – H. B. Blackburn, Wm. Blackburn, John Blackburn, Geo. Bledsoe, Wiley Church, G. H. Church, E. F. Conell, H. A. Dolen, A. F. Divine, N. Greer, Thomas Greer, J. Graham, Wm. Howell, J. T. Lander, R. G. McEwen, Robert McGuire, Miller McGuire, Thos. Ray, E. Tatum.

Furches – E. C. Church, John Church, D. T. Jones, A. H. Long, J. C. Richardson, J. Richardson, W. M. Richardson, W. A. Richardson, L. W. Ross, C. B. Richardson, Alvin Richardson, J. R. Shepherd, A. Thompson, W. M. Waters, Wilson Woodie, A. Woodie.

Gap Creek – Joel Blackburn, J. M. Black, G. F. Blackburn, Wm. Blackburn, Ed. Blackburn, H. M. Blackburn, Joel Church, J. F. Church, W. H. Colvard, J. D. Cheek, A. D. Cowles, A. S. Cooper, J. M. Cooper, Y. D. Fletcher, Riley Greer, S. H. Greer, A. Green, George Green, John S. Howell, J. C. Hartzog, Philip Hartzog, G. W. Hopkins, J. C. Idol, J. A. Idol, E. M. Long, Silas Morphew, Fred. Michael, John McMillan, W. F. Payne, Hugh Philips, Ham Philips, Elzy Philips, Wm. Phillips, E. E. Phillips, W. L. Robbins, L. R. Robbins, Jacob Suton, D. D. Woodruff, L. P. Watson, S. A. Yates, Hugh Yates, S. A. Yates.

Helton – John Baldwin & Sons, P. Blevins, J. M. Carter & SOns, David Dickson, Melvin Duval, Jacob Eller, Marion Eller, Eliot Haul, Wm. Heath, Wmilliam Neal, Ambrose Jones, John Jones, Sanders Jones, Jno, Kerby, Newton McClure, George McCarter, Loan Michael, James Micahel, J. E. Neese, J. W. Plummer, Douglas Pennington, W. E. Perkins, W. Perkins, J. F. Segraves, M. Testerman, Wm. Waddle.

Jefferson – W. B. Burkett, Dan’l Burkett, L. B. Burkett, J. M. Carson, A. P. Coldiron, John Dent, J. E. Foster, N. A. Foster, C. M. Graybeal, D. L. C. Gentry, James Hudler, Geo. Reeves, Isaac Little, John Parker, D. S. Perkins, J. W. Todd, J. S. Thomas & Co., S. C. Waugh, W. H. Wilcoxon

Mouth of Buffalo – J. P. Ashley, John Baker, John Duval, M. Duval, H. A. Eller, J. Eller, C. Graybeal, J. Graybeal, John Johnson, W. H. Perkins, Jesse Reedy, E. Weaver

Nathan’s Creek – Ambrose Baker, J. Bledsoe, Freeland Colvard, Joshua Cox, Eli Chandler, S. V. Cox, J. M. Dickson, Andrew Dickson, A. Dickson, Jas. Gambill, John Gentry, Wm. Miller, J. B. McMillan, Ala McMillan, Iredell McMillan, Jesse Reeves, A. J. Vanoy, Marion Woodie

Ore Knob – J. B. Austin, Wiley Bass, Wilson Woodie, J. H. Wagoner, J. M. Woodie, John Bass, J. Cox, John Fender, G. H. Ketchem, A. Lyals, Wm. Lyals, James Miller, J. B. Miller, M. Miller, G. E. Miller, T. K. Miller, J. Osborn, David Osborn, John Poe, Timothy Poe, L. Pennington & Son, Rufus Pennington, Wiley Sheets, G. W. Shepherd, N. C. Shepherd, Nelson Sheets, H. S. Vanoy.

South Fork – J. A. Calloway, J. M. Brown, John Houk, Michael Miller