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1882 Keota Business Directory

Keota, Keokuk Co., Iowa  1882 Business Directory

This information extracted from the 1882-1883 R. L. Polk "Iowa State
Gazetteer and Business Directory".

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KEOTA. An incorporated city of 1000 inhabitants, in Keokuk county, close
to the line of Washington county, and on the O. br. C., R. I. & P. Ry, 18 miles
east of Sigourney (c h), 90 west of Davenport, and 67 northwest of Burlington.
It contains 5 churches, Methodist, Baptist, Christian and 2 Presbyterian, a
public school, a weekly newspaper, the "Eagle", and a bank. Shipments, stock,
horses, hay, corn, wheat, butter and eggs. Exp., U. S. Tel., W. U. Mail,
daily. John F. Wilson, postmaster.

Surname(s) First Name(s) Occupation or Business
Ashby Jesse A Y general store
Baird Thomas L propr Keota House
Bank of Keota (capital, $35,000), C F Singmaster pres, Minor Wightman cashr
Barnes Ezra farm implts
Barnes Rev R H (Methodist)
Brice Mrs Minerva milliner
Brice Robert physician
Carl Theodore sewing machines
Charlton & Son J (Joseph and Wm R), meat market
Clarke James F livery
Clarke John C farm implements
Cox Alice and Jennie Misses dressmakers
Daiber Michael boots and shoes
Dayton Mrs Eliza dressmaker
DeGalleford Mrs M dressmaker
Dempsey Thomas J saloon
Dietrich Donat harnessmaker
Divelbiss Henry T carpenter
Farley & Potter (Isaac Farley, Frank E Potter), lawyers
Forman Samuel H shoemaker
Gillett Laura Miss milliner
Glover James E blacksmith
Goodenough Roswell P carriagemaker
Graham John F produce
Green Alexis wagonmaker
Greenway Henry saloon
Greigg Wm S livery
Henkle, Tallman & Stewart (Hiram Henkle, Jared W Tallman, Archibald Stewart), flour mill
Henkle & Hutchinson lumber
Henkle & Ritchey (Harmon Henkle, Edwin M Ritchey), furniture and undertakers
Hildeth Jared T baker
Holden Herman T photographer
Hollingsworth & Son (Wm and Duane), clothing
Home Franklin B physician
Johnson & Schreckengast (Samuel E Johnson, Isaac Schreckengast), general store
Jordon Ferrol billiard saloon
Kissel Rev J (Baptist)
Klein Isaac clothing
Kulp Joseph hardware
Lantry Thomas hides
Lindner A L station agt C, R I & P Ry
Littler, Henkle & Co (Charles S Littler, Harmon Henkle, Nathan Littler, Edwin M Ritchey), general store
Longman John shoemaker
McConnaughey Samuel D dentist
McFarlane Daniel druggist
Mantz George H jeweler
Millhouse Charles H harnessmaker
Millhouse Henry A blacksmith
Moses & Huskins (Elmer Moses, James C Huskins), creamery
Norcross David L drugs
Norton Lewis A dry goods
Palmer & Tallman (Jerome Palmer, Jared W Tallman), hardware and undertakers
Papes Wm harnessmaker
Pegg Rev J D (Adventist)
Ramsey John L grain elevator
Reed George L publr Keota Eagle
Rice John S Grain, Seeds and Coal
Ritchey Edwin M grocer
Sidey David general store
Singmaster & Sons (Samuel, Charles and Wm), live stock
Stevenson James P grocer
Stewart Bros (Warren, Arthur and AK jr), live stock
Thomson Bros (Robert M, Thomas S and Jerrie), dry goods
Van Winkle Bros & Co (James, Oliver G, Anthony S and Joseph R Van Winkle), carriagemakers
Warrington J B prop Lindel Hotel
Wilcox Jerome M barber
Williams Josiah H dry goods
Wilson Benjamin F blacksmith
Wilson John F postmaster and bookseller


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Uplodated by Lynn Diemer-Mathews on Novembr 8, 2022.