Extracted from the 1882-1883 R.L. Polk "Iowa State Gazeteer and Business Directory" .
WOODBURN. Containing 350 inhabitants, is a station on the C.B. &
Q. R.R. in Clarke county, 146 miles west of Burlington, and 10 east of Osceola
(c h), the nearest bank location. A public school, with Catholic, Methodist
and Presbyterian churches are here.Shipments, cattle, hogs, oats and corn.
Exp. Am., Mail, daily. E. _. Knight, postmaster.
Data includes surname, first name(s), occupation or business.
|Boden, J.W., harnessmaker||Bourgaze, John, furniture||Blythe, C., druggist|
|Clark, J.A., restaurant||Coppock, B., lumber||Hill, A.K., hotel and livery|
|Humiston, H.L., railroad and express agent||Humiston & Zoller, grain and general store||Johnson, D.B., general store|
|Johnson, I.J., grain and general store||Marks, Rev. W.F. (Methodist)||Martin, M.T., physician|
|Morris, M., justice of peace||Randolph, D.W., grocer||Rowly, L.H., blacksmith|
|Smith, G.W., blacksmith||Smith & Kerr, flour mill||Tedrow, J.L., grain and general store|