Iowa State Gazetteer & Business Directory, 1882 - 1883.
Transcribed by Anonymous prior to 2012.
1882 - 1883 Iowa State Gazetteer & Business Directory
Calhoun County Extraction
FARNHAM [p.391]. Calhoun county, See Farnhamville.
FARNHAMVILLE [p.391]. The postoffice name for Farnham, a station on the N. I. div. C. & N. W. Ry in Calhoun county, 15 miles southeast of Rockwell City (c h). Exp., Am. Mail, daily.
LAKE CITY [p.499]. An incorporated village, the present western terminus of the I. div. C. & N. W. Ry in Calhoun county, 12 miles southwest of Rockwell City (c h), and 70 (air line) northwest of Des Moines. It has a bank and a weekly newspaper, the Blade. Shipments, grain and live stock. Population, 400. Exp., U. S. Tel., W. U. Mail, daily. J. S. McCreary, postmaster.
- Allen & Houltry (M T Allen, Wm Houltry), lumber and coal.
- Anderson H T, blacksmith.
- Baldwin & Carolton (F Baldwin, J T Carolton), blacksmiths.
- Bangs & Earle, hardware.
- Barker Eva C, druggist.
- Bilney N, furniture.
- Birdsall W H, general store.
- Bishop Rev J (Methodist).
- Bossert T J, boots and shoes.
- Breese Rev A (Presbyterian).
- Campbell Alexander, saloon.
- Doty James, livery.
- Drake Rev F E (Methodist).
- Fletcher D D, restaurant.
- Grant Bros, general store and grain.
- Hopkins & Son, furniture.
- Lake City Blade (weekly).
- McCreary J S, Confectioner and Stationer.
- Owens James, general store.
- Patterson H L, hotel propr.
- Reed D W, hotel propr.
- Scott G H, livery.
- Scott J M, meat market.
- Slater Bros, hardware.
- Slater J H, railroad and express agent.
- Stewart Bros, lumber and coal.
- Wells G W, hotel propr.
LOHRVILLE [p.523]. In Calhoun county, on the N. I. div. C. & N. W. Ry, 10 miles southeast of Rockwell City (c h). Stock, grain and coal are shipped. Population, 100. Stages to Jefferson, Cedar Creek and Northville, tri-weekly. Mail, daily. John W. Allison, postmaster.
- Adams & Dryden, general store.
- Allison John W, Druggist.
- Back John, meat market.
- Baldwin W M., saloon.
- Brown D L, lawyer.
- Craig F, druggist.
- Craig F M, physician.
- Griffin W M, restaurant.
- Hollenshead O M, general store.
- Johnson L W, hardware.
- Lohi J A, lumber.
- Ralson Enos, hotel propr.
- Robb John, groceries and notions.
- Simons J, clothing.
- Townsend, D J, physician.
MANSON [p.737, incomplete]. A station on the I. Div. I. C. R. R., in Calhoun county, 210 miles west of Dubuque, and 12 northeast of Rockwell city (c h), to which a mail stage runs daily. Two churches, a bank (capital, $50,000), a weekly newspaper, the Journal, and a free school are sustained. Grain and stock are shipped. Population, 700. Exp. Am. Tel., W. U. Mail, daily. E. Skinner, postmaster.
- Andrews Samuel, Hardware, Stoves, Tinware and Farm Implements.
- Bacorn & Vaughn, well borers.
- Baughman Levi B, Attorney-at-Law and Real Estate. (See adv, opp Rockwell City.)
- Brown Joshua L, general store.
- Burbridge Sisters, dressmakers.
- Cady & Griffith, blacksmiths.
- Calhoun County Bank (Capital $50,000), E A Richards Cashr, General Banking and Real Estate.
- Calhoun County Journal, George I Long Publr.
- Carson Leonidas W, Hay Stacker Inventor and Mnfr. (See adv, p538.)
- Carver George, butter and eggs.
- Cochran J M, propr Commerical House.
- Cochran & Callahan, saloon and Billiards.
- Cohn Samuel M, general store.
- Collins Michael, general store.
[p. 537 Advertisement]:
H. J. Griswold,
Land and Loan Agent and Notary Public
MANSON, Calhoun County, Iowa.
Does a general Real Estate Business. Has a large variety of lands for purchasers to select from. Correspondence solicited.
[p. 537 Advertisement]:
L. GARLOCK & CO.
Real Estate, Loan and Insurance Agents
MANSON, Calhoun Co., IOWA
Investments made on unquestionable security. Special attention to non-residents interests. Best of references furnished. Complete Abstract of Title furnished to all lands and town lots in Pocahontas County.
POMEROY [p.653]. On the I. div. I. C. R. R., in Calhoun county, 12 miles north of Rockwell City (c h), 218 west of Dubuque, and 114 northwest of Des Moines. Two churches, a weekly newspaper - the News - and a graded school are sustained. Shipments, stock, grain and butter. Population, 300. Exp., Am. Tel., W. U. Mail, daily. J. H. Lowrey, postmaster.
- Bloomberg Bros, blacksmiths.
- Brownell R C & Co, general store.
- Butson J C, meat market.
- Carroll J M, physician.
- Christian E F, boots and shoes.
- Clow Charles, wagonmaker.
- Cook R, boots and shoes.
- Fisher Dr H, druggist.
- Frantz Wm, railroad and express agent.
- Gould & Moody, lawyers.
- Lowrey G C, wagonmaker.
- Lowrey J H, real estate.
- Lungren J P, blacksmith.
- Lungren M, blacksmith.
- McIlvain T M, harnessmaker.
- Mackey J B, live stock.
- Miller Thomas, live stock.
- Morrill I C, hotel propr.
- Morrill & Hamilton, general store.
- Morrill & Wright, drugs.
- Mullan M F, druggist.
- Olwilender Bros, lawyers.
- Osborne J W & Co., furniture.
- Price E, general store.
- Runnels John, hotel propr.
- Smith George W, lumber and coal.
- Steanman J, tailor.
- Swan E K, livery.
- Wight W D, physician.
- Williams J L, general store.
- Young J W, meat market.
ROCKWELL CITY [p.674]. Situated in the centre of Calhoun county, of which it is the county seat, 12 miles south of Manson, its shipping point, on the I. Div. I. C. R. R. The population is 250, but the acquisition of the county business from Lake City points to a rapid increase. A weekly newspaper, the Republican, is published. Shipments, corn, wheat and oats. Mail stage to Manson daily. Mail, daily. Wash Lewis, postmaster.
- Baughman L B, Attorney-at-Law. (See adv. below.)
- Burch R, county treasurer.
- Clark A G, blacksmith and constable.
- Dudley H W, propr Calhoun Co Republican.
- Garrett T P, stage propr.
- Gray W E, lawyer.
- Hutchinson H H, county clerk.
- Hutchinson S T, real estate.
- Johnston D M, physician.
- Jolly O J, lawyer.
- Kibler C F, constable.
- Lavender F F, lawyer.
- Lewis Washington & Co, General Store and Loan Agents.
- Owens James, general store.
- Relharder S H, county auditor.
- Rockwell J M, propr. Pearson's House.
- Smith H S, land agent.
- Smith W T, county recorder and justice.
- Smith & Jank, harnessmakers.
- Sunder J, physician.