1866 City Directory

Source: Des Moines City Directory and Business Guide for the year 1866-67; Des Moines, Iowa; Mills & Co., Stram Printing House, 46 Court Ave.; 1866

Note: This book was written in a different age (1866), and may not be politically or morally correct by today's standards. No insult has been intended by the transcriber. Transcribed by Ralph Leonard III.

Av- Avenue, Ct- court, lab-laborer, nr-near, e s - east side, n - north, s - south, e - east, w- west, s s - south side, wid - widow, cor - corner, s f - second floor, h - house, res - residence, bds - boards, bet - between, bel - below, ab - above, clk - clerk, blk - block, fr - from, w s - west side, t f - third floor

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Abel, G. P., Ins. Agt., cor Des Moines and Dean e s
Abraham Edward, coal miner, cor Hickory and Fulton e s
Adams W.H.. , teamster, Raccoon bet 1st and 2d e s
Adams J. W., medical student, bds 8th bet Locust and Mulberry
Adamson Enos, laborer, bds cor Pine and Maple e s
Adamson L. A., teamster, Raccoon bet 1st and 2d e s
Adamson Susannah, widow, cor Pine and Maple e s
Ainsworth Chas. R., (Platt & Ainsworth,) plow manufactory, nr cor 1st and Market
Alberts Wm., grocer, cor Court Avenue and 6th e s
ALBERTSON & PALMER, (A. R. A. & S. P.) Hardware, Stoves & Tinware, 107 Walnut
ALDRICH J.H., Boots and Shoes, 26 Court Avenue, h north 4th Street
Aldrich H. N., merchant, 26 Court Avenue, h 5th bet River and Mill
Alexander Jas., laborer cor 8th and Williamson e s
Alexander Jas. A., teamster, bds cor 8th and Williamson e s
ALLEN B.F., Banker, cor 4th and Court Ave
Allen Elizabeth, widow, h Market bet 2d and 3d
Allen Silas D., laborer, h Vine bet 3d and 4th
Allen Wm., teamster, h east of Baptist College
Allen Reece, stage driver, bds City Hotel
Allen Reason, stage driver, h Locust, bet 1st and 2d
Allen S., teamster, cor Vine and 2d e s

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Alvord H. P., Western Stage Co Stockholder; bds Savery House
Anderson A. G., wagon maker, bds cor Keokuk and Keosauqua e s
Angel Bennett, carpenter, h and shop cor 2d and Market
Anderson Jas., harnessmaker, bds Shannon House e s
Anderson Wm., dyer, cor Locust and Dean e s
Anderson P. J., blacksmith, h cor 10th and Mulberry
Anderson J. J., scale-agent, h 10th nr Center
Andrews L. F., printer, (Mills & Co.) bds J. Reichneker's, 6 cor High
ANKENY J.A., (Ankeny Bro.) 11th betMulberry and Cherry
Ankeny Bro,. (J. A. & Wm. Ankeny,) grocers, Court Avenue bet 3d and 4th
Ankeny Wm., (Ankeny Bro.) bds 4th bet Court Avenue and Vine
ANNEBERG & BAUER (J. Anneberg, J. Bauer, ) Bakery, 74 Second Street
Anneberg Justus, (Anneberg & Bauer) h 3d bet Vine and Court Avenue
Arras Gotleib, blacksmith, h cor Mulberry and 13th
Ariss Thomas, turner, bds cor 3d and Locust
Arrowsmith Robert, (Morris & Co.,) bds at Munzenmair's
Armbruster Fred., saloon and h 56 1/2 Walnut
Arney J., plasterer, bds American House
ARNOLD S., & CO.,(S Arnold & H.E. Dykeman,) Clothing, 66 Court Avenue
Arnold A. K., (S. Arnold & Co.,) bds Demoine House
Arnold P. W., pattern maker, cor 9th and Park
Arnold D. J., teamster, h South Coon, Indianola Road
Arnold Alonzo, teamster, South Coon, Indianola Road
Arnold John D., carpenter, h Monroe nr Grist Mill
ATKINSON MITCHELL, Blacksmith, shop 1st, near Court Avenue, h Court Avenue bet 1st and 2d
ATKINSON BROS., (M. A. & W. R.) Photographers, 3d bet Court Avenue and Walnut
Atkins C. H., carpenter, h Cottage Grove Add
Atkinson Jane, confectionery, 20 Court Ave
Atkinson M. A., (Atkinson Bro.) h 20 Court Ave
Atkinson W. R., (Atkinson Bro.) h 20 Court Ave

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Atmere E. W., plasterer, Des Moines, bet Bates and Cedar e s
Augustine Philip, teamster, h Vine bet 4th and 5th
AULMAN A., Brewery, Elm bet 2d and 3d
Avery M., widow, h 5th nr Elm
Awberry George, farmer, h Nassau nr Center
Ayers A. P., Ag't Michigan Nursery, bds Savery House
Ayer L. E., laborer, h 5th bet Raccoon and Allen e s
Ayers S. A., Deputy Auditor of State; bds 5th bet Court Avenue and Walnut e s


Bachman Adam, saloon, h cor Court Avenue and Water
Bacus Geo., laborer, h 1st bet Vine and Market e s
Backus G. W., agent B. & M. R. R., 3d bet Court Avenue and Walnut, bds Demoine House
Bacon J. H., (Pickett & Bacon,) bds Savery House
Bacon Geo. teamster, cor Lyon and 9th e s
Bailey A. F., law student, bds 8th bet Locust and Sycamore
Baily Chas., saloon, cor Court Avenue and 1st e s
BAKER DR. W. & CO., (Dr. W. Baker, W. A. Poindexter,) Druggists, cor 3d and Court Avenue
Baker Dr. W., ( Dr. W. Baker & Co., ) h cor 10th and Pleasant
Baker J. R., painter, Des Moines bet Dean and Bates e s
Baker Lewis, painter, cor Hickory and Maple e s
Baker Mirrie, teamster, h 8th nr Park
Baldwin G. W., gardener, h west of Baptist College
Baleten, wool grader, bds Farmers Hotel e s
Ball Wm., coal miner, h cor Vine and 5th e s
Ballinger W., Express Messenger, bds Demoine House
Ballinger James M., farmer, h n 4th street
Banks Thomas, brick molder, h 9th nr Mill
Banks Henry, (colored) lab, bds cor 7th and Walnut e s
Barcroft R. L., h 5th near Mill
Barcroft J. K., farmer, h 5th near Mill
Barcroft J. R., (Dorr & Barcroft) Exchange Block h cor 5th and River
Bare Daniel, miller, h 8th bet Cherry and Mulberry
Barger Jacob, with W. Stage Co., h Market bet 5th and 6th
Barker Henry, hostler, Avenue House
Barlow Jas., laborer, Keokuk bet 13th and 14th e s
Barlow Benjamin, laborer, cor Hickory and Small e s
Barnard David, millinery, 4th bet Court Av and Walnut

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Barnes E. S., lab, h Des Moines bet Bates and Cedar e s
BARNES D. B., druggist, Locust bet 4th and 5th , h 5th bet Court Avenue and Walnut e s
Barnes Benjamin, carpenter, h 3d bet Day and Mill.
Barnes W. S., trader, H cor Nassau and River
Barnes James, trader, h cor Nassau and River
Barnet John, laborer, bds cor Des Moines and Cedar e s
BARNETT L. M. G., Photographer over P. O., bds Avenue House
Barngrover G. W., carpenter, h nr 13th and Pleasant
Barnum Austin, laborer, Keokuk bet Bates and Cedar e s
Barrickman R. E., laborer bds 10th s of Center
Barron Patrick, laborer, bds 9th bet River and Mill
Barr Charles, laborer, cor 7th and Center
Bart Calvin, carpenter, bds Silas Perkins.
BARTHOLOMEW & GIFFORD, (W. W. Bartholomew, Isaac Gifford) Hawkeye Restaurant, 124 Walnut
Bartholomew W. W. (Bartholomew & Gifford) 124 Walnut
Bartholomew C. B. (Hogate & Bartholomew), bds 5th, bet Court Avenue and Walnut e s
BARTHOLOMEW O. A., Lawyer, Keokuk bet Cedar & Keosauqua e s
BARTLE P. F., Lawyer, Sherman Block, h cor 7th and Pleasant
Barton Alexander, bds s e part of south Coon
Barton Edward, cooper, h Washington nr Coon River
Basin Peter, butcher, bds cor 1st and Locust
Bates Curtis, lawyer retired, h cor 9th and Mulberry
Bathman Christopher, hair dresser Savery House, h Walnut bet 7th and 8th
Bauer John (Anneberg & Bauer) h 74 Second
Bauerman Conrad, tailor, h 7th nr Vine
Bausman J. B., civil engineer, h cor 11th and Sycamore
Bausman A., h cor 11th and High
Bausman Jule, civil engineer, h cor 11th and High
Bausman A. C., book-binder, (Mills & Co.) bds cor 11th High
BEACH DAVID, Physician, office and h 108 Third
Beaman Rebecca, widow, h 5th s of Elm
Beaner Frederick, h 7th near Center
BECK CONRAD, Barber, basement Sherman block, h 3d bet Court Avenue and Vine

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Beckwith John, P. O. clerk, bds cor 3d and Vine
Bedler Chas., saloon, 6th bet Court Avenue and Vine e s
Bedford James C., carpenter, h cor 13th and Sycamore
BEEKMAN H. & SON, (H.Beekman, T. H. Beekman, ) Dry Goods, 81 Walnut
Beekman H., (H. Beekman & Son) 81 Walnut h n 4th
Beeks Lewis, tinner, boards on Walnut
Bell Robert, teamster, h cor Locust and Iowa
Bell John, (colored) laborer, Walnut bet 6th and 7th e s
Beltz P. B., washing and ironing, h 17th bet Locust and Sycamore
Beman S., laborer, h Elm bet 3d and 4th e s
Benedict Ezra, laborer, h Mill bet 8th and 9th
Benedict James C., book keeper, Daily Register office h cor 11th and Cherry
Benham L. A., telegraph operator, D. V. R. R. Depot
Bennett Barney, cabinet maker, bds n 3d
Bennett Lemon, carpenter, 9th bet Center and River
Bennett M., laborer, Rates bet Des Moines and Lyon e s
Bennett W. S., (Shepard, Perrior & Bennett,) cor Locust and 3d e s
Bennett R. D., teamster, h 5th bet Court Av and Vine e s
BENTLEY W.G., Special Agent of N. Y. Life Ins. Co. for Southern Iowa, h 8th bet Locust and Sycamore
Berry Francis, laborer, Lyon bt Bates and Cedar e s
Beson Nicholas, wagon-maker, h cor 11th and Walnut
BETTS & GOLDSMITH, Clothing, (J. Betts, Walter Goldsmith) Court Avenue
Bickford Lewis, laborer, Dean between Keokuk and Des Moins e s
BIDWELL A. C., Land Agency, 83 Walnut s f , bds Demoine House
Bigelow -------, gardener, h n Walnut
Bingman Louisa J., h 8th bet Cherry and Mill
Bird Thompson, Presb. Minister, h Locust bet 3d and 4th
Bird Wm. K., clerk, h Locust bet 3d and 4th
Bird Empson, clerk, h Locust bet 3d and 4th
Bird John, meat store, h Walnut bet 13th and 14th
Bishard D. C., laborer, bds City Hotel
BITTING L., Tailor, 60 Court Avenue, h Keokuk bet Hickory and Pennsylvania Avenue e s

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Bitting Thos., harness maker, bds Keokuk bet Hickory and Pennsylvania Avenue e s
Bitting & Son, (S. & W. H.) news depot, cor Third and Court Avenue
Bitting Simon (Bitting & Son) h cor 8th and Cherry
Bitting Wm. H., (Bitting & Son) h cor 8th and Cherry
Black Rollin, clerk, bds cor 3d and Vine
Blackburn J. m., clerk, h cor 7th and Mill
Blackmar E. C., accountant (Mills & Co) bds Mrs Whitney's
Blair John G., printer, bds 3d bet Center and River
Blashier Alfred, laborer, Keokuk bet Hickory & Pennsylvania Avenue e s
Blodgett T. K., h cor 13th and Mulberry
Blodgett C. Wesley, accountant, h cor 13th and Mulberry
Blodgett Mrs. J. E., widow, h 5th bet Walnut and Ct Av
Bluebaker John, miller, bds Union House
Blum Jacob, book-keeper, bds 1 door n Exchange Blk 3d
Boardman Peter, saddler, h cor 9th and River
Bochmon Caspar, laborer, bds South bet 2d and 3d
BOTKIN A. H., h Walnut bet 5th and 6th e s
Bogue Henry, teamster, cor 9th and Fulton e s
Boile Peter, laborer, 3d near Mill
Bolig Peter, blacksmith, h Vine bet 10th and 11th
Bolton E. M., h cor Locust and 2d e s
Bolton Lewis, printer, bds cor Locust and 2d e s
Bolton Homer, baker, bds cor Locust and 2d e s
Bolton Laban, book binder, bds cor Locust and 2d e s
Bolton Leander, (Bolton & McKisson) bds cor Locust and 2d e s
Bolton & McKisson (L. Bolton, S. McKisson) hardware Locust bet 3d and 4th e s
Bonbright John S., Des Moines Iron Works, h Sycamore bet 10th and 11th
Bond Thos., blacksmith, h 2d bet Market and Raccoon e s
Bondham R. F., laborer, bds Demoine House
Boon Lem., laborer, Lyon bet Dean and Bates e s
Bordman Wm., machinist, bds cor Dean and Keokuk e s
Bowers, Alexander, Deputy U. S. Marshal, h cor 6th and Locust
Bowers David, carpenter, bds American House
Boyle Richard, laborer, Keokuk bet 14th and 15th e s
Boyd C. F., clerk, (Miller & Cowley,) h Des Moines bet Hickory and Pennsylvania Avenue e s

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Boyd Thomas, carpenter, h cor 5th and Locust
Boyd Nelson, h cor 7th and River
Boyd J. H., h cor 7th and Mulberry
Boydston E. B., farmer, h cor Mill and 9th
Boys Abraham h Keokuk bet Cedar and Keosauqua e s
Bradford Wm R., clerk, bds American House
Bradford F., (colored) laborer 5th, bet Court Avenue and Vine e s
Bradley Catharine, widow, h cor 12th and Walnut
Bradley F., printer, corner 12th and Walnut
Bradshaw Aaron, express driver, h n 4th street
Bradshaw ------, farmer, h Locust bet 17 and 18th
Brady Edward, laborer, h cor 1st and Market
Brady O. H. P., laborer cor Court Avenue and 12th e s
Brady Jas., laborer Court Avenue, bet 1st and 2d e s
Bragg Henderson, laborer, Des Moines bet 13th and 14th e s
Brainard Eli, laborer, bds Monroe nr 6th
Brainard Gilber, brick mason, h Monroe nr 6th
Brand Henry, book keeper, h 1 block n of Pleasant bet 9th and 10th
Brand T. H., musician, h head of Nassau and Park
Brandt Isaac, cor 12th and Keokuk e s
Brandin John, cabinet maker, bds City Hotel
Brannon Thomas, lab, h 5th bet Elm and Market
Braungardt Michael, brewer, bds cor Elm and 2d
BRAZIL J. F., Catholic Clergyman, h Locust bet 5th and 6th
Brazil M. J., catholic clergyman, h Locust bet 5th and 6th
Bresee P., farmer, h Hewett e s
Brewer Wm., h n 3d
Brewer John , blacksmith, h Vine bet 10th and 11th
Brice John, peddler cor Lyon and Pennsylvania ave e s
Brice -----, peddler, h Sycamore bet 6th and 7th
Brick Jeremiah, teamster, h cor Locust and Farnham
Briggs Holsey, laborer, h n 1st
Briggs Geo. C., miner, cor 4th and Scott e s
Brinegar Chas., blacksmith, bds Harvey House e s
Bristoe B., plasterer, bds Demoine House
Britton A., saloon, 31 Court Avenue
Brobaker John, miller, bds American House
Brooks Rev F., Rector St. Paul's Ch, bds Savery House

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Brooks J. H., bds 4th bet Vine and Court Avenue
BROOKS, STRAWBRIDGE & WILSON, (J. H. Brooks, Benj. Strawbridge, Stephen Wilson) American Machine works, 1st 2 sqrs s of Ct Av.
Brooks T. K., physician, cor 7th and Walnue e s
Brotchi C., grocer, 71 Second, h cor 6th and Vine
Brott Samuel, brick molder, Hickory bet Fremont and Buchanan e s
Browne John, agt D M Riv Nav Co, h cor South and 6th
Browne John jr., mail agt D V R R, h cor South and 6th
Brown Wm., plasterer, Walnut bet 17th and 18th e s
Brown C. F., blacksmith, cor 1st and Market e s
Brown C., saloon, bds Shannon House
Brown C., saloon, bds Keokuk bet Penn Av and 9th e s
Brown Edward, freighter, h 3d nr South
Brown Clarkson, h cor 12th and Sycamore
Brown James, yardman, Savery House
Brown Wm., bds City Hotel
Brown Mrs. N. L., widow, h Walnut bet 4th and 5th
Brown T. E., atty at law, h Locust bet Iowa and Fulton
Brown Jerome W., merchant, (Le Bosquet, Brown & Rude,)h 4th near River
Brown L. F., (Brown & Spofford) 1st bet Court Avenue and Walnut
Brown Lewis J., (Brown & Spofford) h 1st bet Walnut and Court Avenue
BROWN & SPOFFORD (L. J. Brown, C. S. Spofford) agricultural implements and seed store, 2 & 4 Ct Av
Brown L. J., (Mitchell & Brown,) h n 3d
Brown Leonard, teacher and Supt. Public Schools, h e s 7th n of Center
Brunsdon Charles, butcher, bds West Walnut
Bryant John, carpenter, cor Vine & 11th e s
Bryan John A., carpenter, Court Avenue bet 1st and 2d e s
Bryan A. L., laborer, h 3d bet Vine and Ct Ave
Bryant Benj., Deputy Sheriff, h cor 5th and Vine
Bryan John L. G., pressman at Mills & Co., h Walnut bet 9th and 10th
BUGBEE & LEONARD, (G. H. Bugbee, C. F. Leonard,) dry goods, 79 Walnut Street
Bugbee Geo. H., (Bugbee & Leonard) bds Mrs. Washburne's 4th street

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Burbridge James, shoemaker, bds 3d bet Walnut and Mulberry
Burgan Charles, teamster, h cor. 3d and Day
Burget Mrs. T., widow, res 5th bet Ct Av and Walnut e s
Burgess Geo., brewer, cor Mulberry and 13th
Burhus A. P. Ins. Agt., h Market bet 1st and 2d
Burk Chas., molder cor Court Avenue and 6th e s
Burke Patrick, laborer, h 5th nr Elm
Burke John, Laborer, h 6th nr Elm
Burley Geo. C. R., laborer, 2d bet Elm and Walnut
Burlin John, teamster, bds north end of Pine e s
BURNHAM E. L., h 9th nr corporation limits
Burns Owen, laborer, Lyon bet Bates and Cedar e s
Burns Richard, (colored) lab, Lyon bet 13th and 14th e s
Burns Thomas, laborer
Burns I. E., tinner, bds American House
Burnyman Conrad, tailor, h 7th bet Vine and Market
Burrows Albert, carpenter, h Sycamore nr 13th
Burtch F. W., painter, h 9th bet Sycamore and High
Burtch W. A., painter, bds F. W. Burtch
Burtch W. L., bds F. W. Burtch
Burton W. C., h Pleasant, bet 10th and 11th
Burton J. W., res W. C. Burton
Buser Joshua, turner and joiner, h 9th near Center
BUSH, CLAPP & CO., (H.M. Bush, E. R. Clapp, Wm. Regan,) Forwarding and Commission Merchants, cor 3d and Market e s
Bush H. M., (Bush, Clapp & Co.) h 4th bet Sycamore and High
Bush L. H., druggist, 75 Walnut, h cor 4th and High
Bush David, bds L. H. Bush
Bush Isaac, milliner, 40 Walnut
Bushore T., clerk, bds Demoine House
BUTLER FRANK, Saddlery and Harness, 67 Walnut, h cor Walnut and 9th
Butt Andrew, butcher, h 5th bet Walnut and Locust e s
Butts George, carpenter, h Center bet 11th and 12th
Butts W. E., finisher, bds Demoine House
Butts Geo., express messenger, h bet Mulberry and Walnut near 13th
Butts Richard., h bet Mulberry and Walnut near 13th 5

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Butts Edward, painter, bds Demoine House
Byron Patrick, stone mason, h 7th bet Ct Av and Vine e s

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