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Directory of Businesses in Hendricks County, Indiana (1865)

Transcription © Meredith Thompson

This is a transcription of the businesses listed on the various town plats in Map of Hendricks County, Indiana (Philadelphia: Stone & Titus, 1865).

It is not a comprehensive listing of all the businesses in Hendricks County. It is only a listing of the businesses in these towns: Amo; Belleville; Brownsburg; Clayton; Danville; New Elizabeth [later renamed to Lizton]; New Winchester; North Salem; Pittsboro; Plainfield; Six Points; Stilesville; West Milton [later renamed to Coatesville]. Some of the entries were hard to read.

Last Name First Name Town Type of Business Remarks
Acton G.W. Clayton carpenter & joiner  
Adair C.H. West Milton dealer in groceries & provisions  
Adams S.T. New Winchester physician & surgeon  
Adams [blank] North Salem dealer in dry goods, groceries, etc. part of Adams & Clark
Albertson M. Plainfield manufacturer & dealer in tin ware  
Albertson Nathan Plainfield general blacksmith  
Ambrose W.H. New Elizabeth dealer in dry goods & general merchandise  
Armstrong Levi New Winchester carpenter & joiner  
Baker [blank] Danville dealer in drugs & medicine part of Baker & Witherow
Baldwin Eli Stilesville carpenter & builder  
Ballard J.R. Clayton merchant  
Ballard William P. Plainfield dealer in drugs, medicines, fancy articles, etc.  
Banta W.C. Belleville dealer in groceries & general produce  
Bartholomew B. Danville physician & surgeon  
Belknap [blank] Clayton proprietor of steam circle saw mill part of Belknap, McClure & Jones
Bishop W.V. Danville [blank]  
Blair Sol Plainfield attorney at law; judge, Court of Common Pleas  
Blake [blank] Danville proprietor of woolen factory & grist mill part of Carter & Blake
Bland A. Belleville cabinet maker & wheelwright  
Boswell William Stilesville general blacksmith  
Bowen James New Winchester dealer in dry goods & general merchandise  
Brown William Clayton proprietor of cooper shop  
Bryant R.B. Stilesville resident farmer  
Buchanan S. Danville attorney & counselor at law  
Burger H.F. Belleville dealer in dry goods, groceries, etc.  
Burnett [blank] New Elizabeth lumber dealer part of Burnett & Thompson
Byram D.C. North Salem proprietor, Eel River Water Mills Section 22; part of J. & D.C. Byram
Byram J. North Salem proprietor, Eel River Water Mills Section 22; part of J. & D.C. Byram
Campbell L.M. Danville attorney & counselor at law  
Canary J.A.L. Brownsburg carpenter & farmer  
Carey J.H. Plainfield farmer  
Carmichael William Belleville dealer in dry & fancy goods  
Carter Harlen Danville county commissioner  
Carter R.K. Danville dealer in dry goods, groceries & general merchandise  
Carter [blank] Danville proprietor of woolen factory & grist mill part of Carter & Blake
Cash [blank] Danville carpenter & joiner part of Cash & Perkins
Chamberlain A. Danville proprietor of the Cottage Mills; dealer in grain, flour & lumber part of A. Chamberlain & Co.
Chamberlain [blank] Danville manufacturer & dealer in boots & shoes part of Singer & Chamberlain
Christie James Danville collector of internal revenue  
Clark [blank] North Salem dealer in dry goods, groceries, etc. part of Adams & Clark
Clay J.H. North Salem farmer; dealer in cattle Section 4
Cloud C.F.C. Pittsboro physician & surgeon  
Cobel William Clayton physician & surgeon; druggist  
Coble G.A. Stilesville farmer & stock trader  
Coffin L.W. Brownsburg grocer  
Coffman William Brownsburg cooper  
Cook [blank] Plainfield dealer in groceries, produce & provisions part of Merrill & Cook
Cooper G.C. Stilesville farmer & stock trader  
Cope Jesse E. Brownsburg general merchant  
Cox Henry Danville physician & surgeon  
Craddick S.R. Danville postmaster; dealer in books & stationery  
Cropper J.H. Brownsburg proprietor of hotel  
Darnell John F. Danville proprietor of Danville Hotel; dealer in groceries & provisions  
Davis F.M. Brownsburg pump manufacturer part of F.M. Davis & Brother
Davis J.H. Belleville [blank]  
Davis W. North Salem farmer; grazier Section 35
Dennis J.H. Plainfield dealer in groceries, produce & provisions  
Dennis J.H. Plainfield engineer, surveyor & notary public  
Detrick C.W. Stilesville fur trader  
Dibble [blank] Danville proprietor of livery, feed & sale stable part of Kenney & Dibble
Dickerson H.L. Danville pastor of Presbyterian Church; school examiner  
Dinwiddie W.F. Brownsburg blacksmith & wagon maker  
Doan J.A. Belleville cabinet maker  
Edwards A. West Milton hotel keeper  
Etherton D. Clayton wagon maker  
Farmer M.V. Stilesville farmer & stock trader  
Faulkner William Clayton harness maker  
Fawcett William T. Plainfield dealer in general merchandise  
Ferguson J. Clayton carpenter & joiner near Clayton
Fitzpatrick J. Clayton section master on Terre Haute & Richmond Railroad  
Fleece J.H. North Salem farmer; dealer in mules & horses Section 5
Fullen A.E. North Salem farmer; dealer in cattle Section 15
Gibbons H. Stilesville physician & surgeon  
Green R.C. Plainfield forwarding & commission merchant; dealer in agricultural implements part of R.C. Green & Co.
Gregg Martin Danville county commissioner  
Hackley H.W. North Salem general blacksmith  
Hadley N.T. Danville county deputy clerk of the court  
Hadley S.T. Danville attorney & counselor at law  
Hakett G. West Milton fireman, bridge conductor, Terre Haute & Richmond Railroad  
Hall J.T. New Winchester [blank]  
Hall S.H. Clayton express agent  
Hamrick J.W. Clayton [blank]  
Hanson G. Plainfield proprietor, planning & flouring mill  
Harbaugh J. Plainfield proprietor, Sugar Grove Mills  
Hardin John G. Danville dealer in groceries & produce  
Hardin S.N. Danville former county treasurer  
Harlan J.B. Danville dentist  
Harrison John Stilesville stock trader  
Harrison William Stilesville farmer & stock trader  
Harvey William F. Plainfield physician & surgeon  
Hastings S.F. Amo boot & shoe manufacturer; dealier in leather & finishings  
Hayworth D. Plainfield township trustee  
Hendricks M.P. Brownsburg resident farmer  
Henton M. Danville tanner & dealer in hides and leather  
Herth [blank] Six Points dealer in fancy & staple dry goods, hats, caps, boots, shoes [etc.] part of Herth & Brother
Hiatt J.D. Plainfield proprietor, White Lick Mills  
Hill O.W. Danville county treasurer  
Hoadley W.J. Pittsboro physician & surgeon  
Hockett Asa Plainfield potter & tile manufacturer  
Holtsclaw William Stilesville farmer & shoe maker  
Huber Jacob Danville proprietor of bakery & grocery  
Hunt Cyrus Belleville resident farmer  
Hunt E.F. Brownsburg clerking & treasurer [elect]  
Huston Hamilton Danville undertaker & manufacturer; dealer in furniture & chairs  
Hutchins W. Danville dealer in all kinds of stock  
Jackson A.L. New Winchester proprietor of saw mill; dealer in lumber  
Jenkins W.P. West Milton blacksmith  
Johnson C.A. Plainfield dealer in groceries, hardware & notions part of C.A. & D.F. Johnson
Johnson D.F. Plainfield dealer in groceries, hardware & notions part of C.A. & D.F. Johnson
Johnson J.B. Clayton resident farmer  
Jones Adam Plainfield nurseryman & gardener  
Jones C.T. Plainfield carpenter & builder & contractor  
Jones Daniel Plainfield [blank]  
Jones [blank] Clayton proprietor of steam circle saw mill part of Belknap, McClure & Jones
Kelly J.G. Stilesville resident farmer  
Kennedy John Belleville dealer in dry goods, groceries, etc. part of John Kennedy & Co.
Kennedy L.H. Belleville physician & surgeon  
Kennedy P.S. Danville attorney & counselor at law  
Kenney [blank] Danville proprietor of livery, feed & sale stable part of Kenney & Dibble
King E.W. Pittsboro dealer in dry goods, groceries & general merchandise  
Lakin William H. Plainfield general blacksmith  
Lawrence C.T. Clayton physician & surgeon  
Leach E. Pittsboro notary public  
Leachman [blank] New Elizabeth physician & surgeon; druggist part of Leachman & Shinn
Lee Harvey Stilesville farmer & stock trader  
Lindley Milton Clayton [blank]  
Lockhart W. Danville physician & surgeon  
Lockhart W.L. Amo dealer in wheat, corn, oats, rye [etc.]  
Lowery [blank] New Elizabeth dealer in dry goods & general merchandise part of Thompson & Lowery
Madock Jesse E. Danville resident farmer  
Masters A.L. Stilesville resident farmer  
McAninch Daniel Stilesville farmer & justice of the peace  
McCabe A. Brownsburg harness maker  
McClure [blank] Clayton proprietor of steam circle saw mill part of Belknap, McClure & Jones
McCurdy A. Clayton blacksmith & carriage ironer  
McCurdy J.T. Clayton proprietor of carriage, blacksmith & cabinet shop  
McGuire A. Brownsburg cooper  
McPhetridge W.H. Danville dealer & manufacturer of harness & saddlery  
Merrill [blank] Plainfield dealer in groceries, produce & provisions part of Merrill & Cook
Middleton H. Plainfield nurseryman & dealer in orchard produce  
Miller A. Belleville proprietor of tannery near Belleville
Miller J.S. Danville attorney & counselor at law  
Monnett [blank] West Milton retail drugstore part of Phillips & Monnett
Moore J.H. Danville dealer in stoves, tin & copper, sheet iron & hardware  
Moore R.C. Belleville [blank]  
Morgan T.W. Brownsburg general merchant  
Murry J.K. Brownsburg cooper  
Nash G.W. Brownsburg druggist & P.M. part of G.W. Nash & Brother
Nave C.C. Danville attorney & counselor at law  
Newby F.S. Clayton [blank]  
Newlin [blank] Plainfield proprietor, steam saw mill part of Newlin & Co.
Newsom Joseph West Milton postmaster; express agent; produce dealer; Terre Haute & Richmond Railroad agent  
Nichols Thomas Danville former county sheriff  
Ogden J.S. Danville county recorder  
Osborn David Plainfield wagon & carriage maker  
Osborn M. Plainfield dealer in groceries, notions, etc.  
Owens William Plainfield farmer; proprietor, Indiana House  
Parker J.W. Brownsburg general merchant part of J.W. Parker & Smith
Parker M.G. Amo physician & surgeon  
Parker W.G. Pittsboro resident farmer; stock dealer  
Parsons Jehu Plainfield carpenter & builder & contractor  
Pearson Seth W. Plainfield nurseryman & dealer in fruit & ornamental trees, flowers & shrubbery part of Seth W. Pearson & Jesse White
Pennington Levi North Salem farmer; dealer in mules, cattle & hogs Section 16
Perkins [blank] Danville carpenter & joiner part of Cash & Perkins
Phillips Levi Stilesville farmer & stock trader  
Phillips [blank] West Milton retail drugstore part of Phillips & Monnett
Piersol Isaac Danville dealer in dry goods, groceries & general merchandise  
Pierson [blank] West Milton dealer in dry goods & general merchandise; grain & stock part of Pierson, Stanley & Co.
Rader J. Brownsburg cabinet maker  
Raven W.A. Clayton Clayton Nursery cultivator of fruit & ornanental trees, small fruits, flowers, shrubs & notions; part of Z.S. & W.A. Raven
Raven Z.S. Clayton Clayton Nursery cultivator of fruit & ornanental trees, small fruits, flowers, shrubs & notions; part of Z.S. & W.A. Raven
Reitzel David Stilesville farmer & stock trader  
Ritter Levi Danville county clerk of the court  
Robards E. Stilesville dealer in general merchandise  
Robbins John Danville county commissioner  
Robbins Joseph E. North Salem farmer; t5r Section 28
Robbins W.L. North Salem farmer; trader Section 3
Robison L.D. West Milton physician & surgeon  
Rolston James G. Amo dealer in dry goods, groceries, ready made clothing [etc.]  
Russel S.A. Danville dealer in dry goods, groceries & general merchandise  
Scherer John Stilesville farmer & stock trader  
Scotten James Stilesville farmer & carpenter  
Seller T.P. Brownsburg physician & surgeon  
Sennett M.P. Brownsburg miller & grain dealer  
Shearer B.F. Amo dealer in grain & flour proprietor of Amo Mills
Shearer J.B. Amo dealer in dry goods, groceries & general merchandise part of L. & J.B. Shearer
Shearer L. Amo dealer in dry goods, groceries & general merchandise part of L. & J.B. Shearer
Shideler I.M. Plainfield dealer in general merchandise  
Shinn [blank] New Elizabeth physician & surgeon; druggist part of Leachman & Shinn
Shirley J.N. Pittsboro dealer in dry goods, groceries & general merchandise part of J.N. Shirley & Co.
Shuler L.S. Danville county auditor  
Singer James L. Danville editor & publisher of the Hendricks County Union  
Singer [blank] Danville manufacturer & dealer in boots & shoes part of Singer & Chamberlain
Smith E.P. Pittsboro dealer in dry goods, groceries & general merchandise  
Smith J.A. Brownsburg lumber manufacturer 2 miles east of Brownsburg
Smith [blank] Brownsburg general merchant part of J.W. Parker & Smith
Snoddy A. Stilesville farmer & justice of the peace  
Spears W.L. North Salem farmer; grazier Section 26
Stanley C.S. West Milton justice of the peace  
Stanley [blank] West Milton dealer in dry goods & general merchandise; grain & stock part of Pierson, Stanley & Co.
Stapp James W. Danville dealer & manufacturer of boots & shoes  
Straughan E.H. Danville county sheriff  
Sullivan G.W. Brownsburg boot & shoemaker  
Swindler A.T. Belleville proprietor of steam grist mill  
Talbert S.G. Plainfield surgeon dentist  
Tharp Rubin Danville plasterer  
Thompson W.H. Plainfield saddle & harness maker; dealer in hides  
Thompson [blank] New Elizabeth dealer in dry goods & general merchandise part of Thompson & Lowery
Thompson [blank] New Elizabeth lumber dealer part of Burnett & Thompson
Tincher William Stilesville farmer & stock trader  
Tomlinson William Amo chair maker  
Trotter James North Salem township trustee Section 2
Turner J.E. Clayton dealer in boots, shoes, groceries, etc.  
Vaughan G.W. Stilesville boot & shoe maker; proprietor of hotel  
Verbrike Samuel A. Danville manufacturer, repairer & dealer in carriages  
Verbrike W.A. Danville artist, photographs, ambrotypes & all kinds of pictures  
Viquesney A.P. Danville dealer in marble of every variety and maker of monuments & tombstones  
Walker D. West Milton proprietor of steam grist & saw mill; dealer in grain, flour & lumber  
Welshans J.P. Brownsburg wagon maker  
White Jesse Plainfield nurseryman & dealer in fruit & ornamental trees, flowers & shrubbery part of Seth W. Pearson & Jesse White
Willard H. Plainfield furniture manufacturer  
Wills A.S. Clayton proprietor of steam grist mill & woolen factory part of A.S. Wills & Co.
Wilson Hugh Stilesville farmer & weaver  
Wilson M.G. Belleville carriage maker; proprietor of Union Hotel  
Wise G.W. Stilesville farmer & school teacher  
Witherow J. Danville attorney & counselor at law  
Witherow [blank] Danville dealer in drugs & medicine part of Baker & Witherow
Woody F.M. West Milton dealer in dry goods & general merchandise  
Wren George S. North Salem farmer; trader Section 21
Wright M. West Milton proprietor, Wright House  
Zimmerman Joe Six Points carriage & wagon maker