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Directory of Businesses in Hendricks County, Indiana (1858)

Transcription © Meredith Thompson

This is a transcription of the Hendricks County businesses listed in G.W. Hawes’ Indiana State Gazetteer and Business Directory, For 1858 and 1859 compiled by James Sutherland (Indianapolis: Geo. W. Hawes, 1858). It is NOT a directory of all Hendricks County businesses; it is only a directory of those businesses that paid to be listed.

Last Name First Name Town Occupation Remarks
AdamsDavid B. North Salem physician and surgeon  
AlbertsonLizzie Plainfield milliner  
AlbertsonNathan Plainfield blacksmith  
AndersonCharles L. North Salem tanner and currier  
Armstrong[blank] New Winchester carpenter and builder part of Armstrong & Harpe
AstleyWilliam Danville tailor  
AstleyWilliam Danville justice of peace  
BaderJacob Brownsburg cabinet maker and furniture dealer  
BakerJohn Danville druggist  
BaleyE. New Winchester justice of peace  
BallardJ.F. Plainfield carpenter and builder  
BarkerDavid Plainfield blacksmith  
Barthelmow[blank] Danville physician and surgeon part of Barthelmow & Co.
BartholomewB.B., Rev. Clayton  Methodist
BatemanJohn M. North Salem  co-proprietor, steam grist mill; part of John M. & Washington Bateman
BatemanWashington North Salem  co-proprietor, steam grist mill; part of John M. & Washington Bateman
BaxterJ.M. Brownsburg boot and shoe store  
BeckwithB.F. Clayton  proprietor, Triangle House
BeckwithB.F. Clayton carpenter and builder  
BehymerSimeon Plainfield carpenter and builder  
BishopWilliam Danville carpenter  
BlairSolomon Plainfield farmer  
BlairSolomon Plainfield attorney at law  
BlandA. Danville cabinet maker  
BohannonJohn Clayton brick maker  
BowlenB. Clayton farmer  
Bradshaw[blank] Coatsville general dealer  
BrayJ.L.C. Brownsburg steam saw mill  
BrayJ.L.C. Brownsburg carpenter and builder  
BrittianH. Danville general store  
BrownG.W. Brownsburg cabinet maker and furniture dealer  
BrownWilliam Clayton cooper  
BufkinJohn Plainfield carpenter and builder  
BurgelinE. Pittsboro blacksmith  
Burges[blank] Danville tanner part of Irons & Burges
BurnsJ.A. Brownsburg brick maker  
BurnsP.T. Brownsburg town clerk  
ButlerAlfred Plainfield brick maker  
ByrdWilliam New Winchester carpenter and builder  
CallMarquis Brownsburg cooper  
CampbellL.M. Danville attorney at law  
CarlisleE.H. New Winchester carpenter and builder  
CarterDavid E. North Salem physician and surgeon  
CarterJesse Plainfield farmer  
CashC. Danville  co-proprietor, saw mill; part of C. & H. Cash
CashH. Danville  co-proprietor, saw mill; part of C. & H. Cash
ChamberlainGeorge Danville boot and shoe dealer  
ChamberlainGeorge Danville postmaster  
Chambers[blank] Danville  proprietor, grist mill; part of Chambers & Co.
ChapmanJohn North Salem  proprietor, steam saw mill
ClarkD. Pittsboro carpenter and builder  
CloudC.F.C. Pittsboro physician  
ComengereJ.A. Danville physician and surgeon  
ComengereJ.W. Danville hotel keeper  
ComptonAmos Plainfield carpenter and builder  
ComptonThomas Plainfield carpenter and builder  
ComptonThomas W. Plainfield postmaster  
CooperW.D. Plainfield carpenter and builder  
CopeJohn Clayton steam saw mill part of John Cope & Co.
CopeRobert Danville cooper  
CorbinSmith H. North Salem shoe maker  
CorronsR. Danville tailor  
CoxJ.W. New Winchester general store part of J.W. Cox & Co.
CraigJohn North Salem cooper  
CraigJoseph H. North Salem carpenter and builder  
CristW. Plainfield tailor and clothier  
CundiffJohn Pittsboro farmer  
CutterA.L. North Salem carriage and wagon maker  
Danville Academy[blank] Danville  A. Gurney, president
DarnellF. Danville carpenter  
DavisonJ.T. Brownsburg township trustee  
DavisonJ.T. Brownsburg postmaster  
DavisonJames T. Brownsburg druggist  
DelanoWilliam J. Clayton cooper  
Democrat[blank] Danville  Gregg & Matlock, editors
DennisJoseph H. Danville county surveyor  
DennisJoseph H. Plainfield city surveyor  
DepewJeremiah Danville general store  
DinwiddieW.M. Brownsburg township trustee  
Dogan[blank] Brownsburg general store part of Drogan & Wall
Dooly[blank] New Winchester blacksmith part of Dooly & Hankins
DotyD. Danville general store  
DoughtyAllen North Salem shoe maker  
EdwardsA. Coatsville postmaster  
EmmonsJames M. North Salem carpenter and builder  
EnglishB. Danville general store  
FaughtJacob North Salem general store  
FaughtJacob C. North Salem attorney at law; notary public  
FaughtJacob C. North Salem postmaster  
FaughtJacob C., Rev. North Salem  Christian
FaughtW.H. New Winchester general store  
FaughtW.H. New Winchester postmaster  
FaulknerWilliam Clayton harnessmaker part of William Faulkner & Co.
FawcetWilliam T. Plainfield general store  
FergusonJames Clayton carpenter and builder  
FleeceJeremiah North Salem farmer  
Fourteen Mile House[blank] Brownsburg  William C. Nelson, proprietor
FowlerT.H. Plainfield physician and surgeon  
FraughtNelson Pittsboro farmer  
GivensGeorge A. North Salem general store part of George A. Givens & Son
GivensJohn L. North Salem tanner and currier  
GlasscockW. Plainfield carpenter and builder  
GrahamT.A. Brownsburg physician  
GrayJohn Plainfield brickmaker  
Green[blank] Brownsburg general store part of Green & Montgomery
GreggJames M. Danville attorney at law  
Gregg[blank] Danville  part of Gregg & Matlock
Gregg[blank] Danville  co-editor, Democrat
GribbsJ.A. Danville cabinet maker  
GurneyA., Rev. Danville  president, Danville Academy
HackleyHenry W. North Salem inn keeper  
HackleyHenry W. North Salem blacksmith  
HadleyJohn Plainfield farmer  
HadleyJohn, Rev. Plainfield  Christian
HadleySimon T. Danville county recorder  
Hadley[blank] Danville general store part of Hadley, Hess & Co.
HallC.F. Clayton stove and tin dealer part of C.F. Hall & Co.
HallS.B. Clayton watch maker and jeweler part of S.B. Hall & Son
HancockWilliam, Rev. North Salem  Methodist
Hankins[blank] New Winchester blacksmith part of Dooly & Hankins
HannahF., Mrs. Clayton dressmaker  
HannahThomas Clayton clothier  
HarlemJ.B. Danville dentist  
HarlowJohn N. North Salem blacksmith  
Harpe[blank] New Winchester carpenter and builder part of Armstrong & Harpe
HarrisonJ.M. Brownsburg carpenter and builder  
Harrison[blank] Pittsboro  proprietor, steam saw mill; part of Harrison & Co.
HartsockJ.A. Clayton  proprietor, Hartsock Hotel
Hartsock Hotel[blank] Clayton  J.A. Hartsock, proprietor
HarveyBarclay Plainfield boot and shoe dealer  
HarveyHarlan Plainfield hide and leather dealer  
HarveyMilton Plainfield boot and shoe dealer  
HarveyThomas B. Plainfield physician and surgeon  
HarveyWilliam F. Plainfield physician and surgeon  
Harvey[blank] Plainfield druggist part of Harvey & Jessup
Harvey[blank] Plainfield bookseller and stationer part of Harvey & Jessup
HawkinsS. Danville chair maker  
HayesJames H. Danville carpenter  
HedgeWilliam H. North Salem farmer  
Hendricks County Ledger[blank] Danville  W.H.H. Lewis, editor
HenleyH. Plainfield farmer  
HerrenSmith Danville butcher  
HessAllen Danville county auditor  
Hess[blank] Danville general store part of Hadley, Hess & Co.
HillA.W. Pittsboro farmer  
HillJesse, Rev. North Salem  Methodist
HillO.W. Pittsboro blacksmith  
Hill[blank] Pittsboro general store part of Hill & Wells
HillerChristian G. North Salem blacksmith  
HissSebastian Plainfield cabinet and furniture dealer  
HoadleyWilliam J. Pittsboro physician  
HollowayAsa Plainfield grocer  
HollowayLizzie Plainfield milliner  
HouckF. Danville blacksmith  
HowellH. Danville grocer  
HuffJohn M. North Salem carpenter and builder  
HughesF.M. Brownsburg township trustee  
Hughes[blank] Brownsburg  part of Hughes & Parker
HunterL.S. Brownsburg  part of Hughes & Parker
HunterM. Danville tanner  
Indiana House[blank] Plainfield  H. Lawrence, proprietor
IronsJohn Danville county clerk  
Irons[blank] Danville tanner part of Irons & Burges
Jeffers[blank] Danville builder part of Nichols & Jeffers
JenkinsLogan Clayton carpenter and builder  
JessupE. Plainfield  proprietor, boarding house
Jessup[blank] Plainfield bookseller and stationer part of Harvey & Jessup
Jessup[blank] Plainfield druggist part of Harvey & Jessup
JohnsonA. Plainfield  proprietor, Ohio House
JohnsonE.D. Plainfield clothing dealer  
JohnsonE.D. Plainfield tailor and clothier  
JohnsonEli Plainfield justice of peace  
JohnsonIsaac, Rev. Clayton  Methodist
Johnson[blank] Plainfield general store part of Johnson & Oursler
JonesDavid D. North Salem carpenter and builder  
JonesSamuel W. North Salem harnessmaker  
JonesThomas N. Danville county coroner  
JonesWilliam North Salem farmer  
KeneyMoses Danville  proprietor, livery stable
KepnerM. Clayton carpenter and builder  
Kesler[blank] Plainfield flour and grain dealer  
Kesler[blank] Plainfield  co-proprietor, steam grist mill; part of Kesler & Trucksess
KingWilliam A. Danville general store  
KuppWilliam F. Brownsburg tailor and clothier  
LamottJoseph Brownsburg stove and tin dealer  
LawrenceH. Plainfield  proprietor, Indiana House
LawrenceJohn Plainfield general store  
LawrenceNathan Plainfield general store  
LeachElias Pittsboro justice of peace  
LeachElias Pittsboro cabinet maker and furniture dealer  
LewisW.H.H. Danville  editor, Hendricks County Ledger
LincolnHenry Plainfield foundry and machine shop  
LincolnHenry Plainfield  proprietor, sash and blind factory
LindleyH. Plainfield notary public  
ListerR.H. Danville attorney at law  
LockhartL.J. Clayton express agent  
LockhartL.J. Clayton steam gristmill part of L.J. Lockhart & Brother
Lockhart[blank] Clayton flour and grain dealer part of Lockhart & Brother
LockridgeJames Danville chair maker  
LongJ.S. Brownsburg township trustee  
LongJ.S. Brownsburg general store  
MaddockJohn Clayton farmer  
ManesElisha Brownsburg carpenter and builder  
ManifeeG.G. Brownsburg township trustee  
MarteanJesse Danville general store  
MartinJ.A. New Winchester physician and surgeon  
MartinJ.A., Rev. New Winchester  Baptist
MartinJ.F. Clayton clothing dealer part of J.F. Martin & Co.
MartinR. Clayton farmer  
Martin[blank] Plainfield stove dealer and tinsmith part of Mendenhall & Martin
MatlockJ.W.L. Danville  proprietor, flouring mill and woolen factory
MatlockJohn W.L. Danville general store  
MatlockW.W. Danville hotel keeper  
Matlock[blank] Danville  part of Gregg & Matlock
Matlock[blank] Danville  co-editor, Democrat
MaulWilliam H. North Salem cabinet and furniture dealer  
McGinnisL.J. Clayton attorney at law; notary public  
McMahanJ.G. Plainfield  proprietor, water saw mill
McMahanJ.G. Plainfield  proprietor, water grist mill
McMahanJames G. Plainfield flour and grain dealer  
McPhetridgeJohn North Salem harnessmaker  
McPhetridge[blank] Danville saddle and harness maker part of Wilson & McPhetridge
MeekerB. Plainfield carpenter and builder part of D. and B. Meeker
MeekerD. Plainfield carpenter and builder part of D. and B. Meeker
Mendenhall[blank] Plainfield stove dealer and tinsmith part of Mendenhall & Martin
MertonGreen Brownsburg notary public  
MillerJ.A. Clayton brick maker  
MillerJames A. Clayton plasterer  
MillerJoseph H. Danville attorney at law  
MillerS. Clayton tailor and clothier  
MillerS., Miss Clayton dressmaker  
MillerWilliam O. Clayton carriage and wagon maker  
MillsCharles Plainfield boot and shoe dealer  
MintonH.E. North Salem tailor and clothier  
Mitherow[blank] Danville attorney at law part of Nave & Mitherow
Montgomery[blank] Brownsburg general store part of Green & Montgomery
MooreH.H. Brownsburg physician  
MooreJ.K. Danville blacksmith  
MooreThomas Danville blacksmith  
MooreWilliam Coatsville notary public; collecting agent  
MooreheadR.H. Danville tailor  
MorrisonHenry H. North Salem dentist  
MyersPhilip Plainfield boot and shoe dealer  
Nave[blank] Danville attorney at law part of Nave & Mitherow
NeffAdam Clayton carpenter and builder  
NelsonWilliam C. Brownsburg justice of peace  
NelsonWilliam C. Brownsburg  proprietor, Fourteen Mile House
NewmanWilliam Pittsboro  proprietor, steam saw mill
Nichols[blank] Danville builder part of Nichols & Jeffers
Norman[blank] Clayton blacksmith part of Reynerson & Norman
O'HaverCornelius Danville county sheriff  
Ohio House[blank] Plainfield  A. Johnson, proprietor
OrmEdward Brownsburg cooper  
OsbornMadison Plainfield harnessmaker  
Oursler[blank] Plainfield general store part of Johnson & Oursler
OvermanR. Plainfield carpenter and builder  
ParkerJ.D. Clayton farmer  
ParkerJohn C. Pittsboro farmer  
ParkerM.G. New Winchester physician and surgeon  
Parker[blank] Brownsburg  part of Hughes & Parker
PattersonThomas Brownsburg cooper  
PetersO.P. Brownsburg carpenter and builder  
PettryeNicholas Brownsburg blacksmith  
PfeiffenbergerCharle Plainfield blacksmith  
ProctorJames M. North Salem physician and surgeon  
PurseBenjamin Plainfield painter  
QuownJames H. Brownsburg harnessmaker  
RaganWilliam A. Clayton attorney at law; notary public  
RamelS. Danville brick mason  
ReaganC. Plainfield farmer  
ReaganCarey Plainfield justice of peace  
ReaganCarey Plainfield lumber dealer  
ReidTillberry Clayton brick maker  
ReynersonJohn C. Clayton farmer  
ReynersonJohn, Rev. Clayton  Baptist
Reynerson[blank] Clayton blacksmith part of Reynerson & Norman
RitcheyNinian Clayton carpenter and builder  
RitterLevi Plainfield physician and surgeon  
RobertsJoel Plainfield brickmaker  
RobinsB. New Winchester  proprietor, steam saw mill
RobinsW.S. New Winchester carpenter and builder  
RussellS.A. Danville general store  
SandersWilliam New Winchester tavern keeper  
SargentFranklin North Salem blacksmith  
ScottGeorge North Salem general store  
SellersT.P. Brownsburg physician  
SennetM.P. Brownsburg steam gristmill  
ShalknerJohn Clayton carpenter and builder  
SheetsJ.W. New Winchester justice of peace  
ShepherdS. Clayton brick maker  
ShepherdSamuel Clayton carpenter and builder  
ShirleyJ.N. Pittsboro general store part of J.N. Shirley & Co.
ShirleyJames Clayton painter  
ShirleyJohn N. Pittsboro postmaster  
SingerE. Danville justice of peace  
SmithH. Danville general store  
SmithPauline New Winchester dressmaker  
SmithWilliam New Winchester boot and shoe dealer  
SouthB.F. Brownsburg blacksmith  
SouthDavid B. Danville county treasurer  
StevensonW.T. Plainfield brickmaker  
StewartC.W., Rev. Pittsboro  Methodist
StipeLewis Clayton painter  
StutsmanD. Danville blacksmith  
SullingsJ.R. Plainfield painter  
Sullings[blank] Plainfield carriage and wagon maker part of Wilkins & Sullings
SullivanG. Pittsboro boot and shoe maker  
SwigertNimrod Pittsboro boot and shoe maker  
TarrLevi Danville  principal, Danville Academy
ThomasB.F. Clayton postmaster  
ThomasManlove Plainfield boot and shoe dealer  
ThompsonG.L. Pittsboro carpenter and builder  
TomlinsonB.A. Plainfield grocer  
Triangle House[blank] Clayton  B.F. Beckwith, proprietor
TrowbridgeR. North Salem physician and surgeon  
Trucksess[blank] Plainfield  co-proprietor, steam grist mill; part of Kesler & Trucksess
TumeyJohn L. Clayton book seller and stationer  
TumeyS.E., Miss Clayton dressmaker  
UtterAbram, Rev. Pittsboro  Methodist
VerbrikeS.A. Danville carriage maker  
WalesMarsh Brownsburg harnessmaker  
WalkerG.W. Pittsboro carriage and wagon maker  
WalkerR.J., Miss Brownsburg dressmaker  
WalkerThomas Brownsburg boot and shoe dealer  
Wall[blank] Brownsburg general store part of Drogan & Wall
WallaceAndrew Coatsville   
WardR.S. New Winchester attorney at law; notary public  
WatersNathaniel North Salem farmer  
WatersNathaniel, Rev. North Salem  Christian
WeaverS.M. Brownsburg eclectic physician  
WebbA.L. Pittsboro  proprietor, hotel
Wells[blank] Pittsboro general store part of Hill & Wells
WelshamW. Danville boot and shoe dealer  
WelshansJ.P. Brownsburg town marshal, town treasurer and assessor  
WestLewis N. North Salem general store  
WhiteH.W. Brownsburg clothier  
WilkinsWilliam Plainfield blacksmith  
Wilkins[blank] Plainfield carriage and wagon maker part of Wilkins & Sullings
WillhiteW.H. Plainfield cabinet and furniture dealer  
WillsA.S. Clayton justice of peace  
WilsonJ.R. Plainfield carriage and wagon maker  
Wilson[blank] Danville saddle and harness maker part of Wilson & McPhetridge
WoodardJohn S. North Salem farmer  
WoodardJohn S. North Salem justice of peace  
WoodardWilliam B. North Salem painter