Daviess County

Benton Township Now and when Settled

Benton township is bounded on the north by Harrison county, on the east by Salem township, on the south by Marion, and on the west by Gentry county. The territory occupies all of township sixty-one of range twenty-nine, and also sections thirty-one, thirty-two, thirty-three, thirty-four, thirty-five and thirty-six of township sixty-two, range twenty-nine. It is …

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Bancroft, Lincoln Township, Daviess County, Missouri

Bancroft History The town of Bancroft is pleasantly situated in the northwest corner of the township, and is located in townships sixty-one and sixty-two, being on the township line dividing them, and about one mile from the Sullivan county line and the same distance from the west line of the township. Is is principally built …

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1881 Bancroft Missouri Business Directory

Business Directory Mitchell & Thornberg, general merchandise Weldon & Hendricks, general merchandise H. E. Gibson, hardware store W. R. Hendricks, drugs, paints and oils John Gordon, blacksmith Samuel L. Turley, shoe shop A. F. Hendricks, postmaster C. H. Weldon, drugs Gibson & Johnson, blacksmiths Agricultural store Dr. D. B. Hill, spoken of in the early …

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Adam-On-Di-Amon, Grand River Township, Daviess County, Missouri

This historic place, now nearly obliterated by time, was situated about two miles south of Jameson upon a pleasant eminence bordering upon a rocky bluff with a surrounding of beautiful scenery and overlooking the turbid waters of Grand River. It was on this spot that the Mormon prophet, Smith, claimed that our forefather, Adam, was …

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1881 Winston Missouri Business Directory

J. Swike, dry goods, groceries, etc. Watson & Homer, dry goods, groceries, etc. F. B. H. Brown, drugs and medicines J. T. Shaw, drugs and medicines S. Clark & Co., hardware P. A. Haney, hardware William Shepherd, groceries C. B. Munson, grocery and restaurant Wade & Bellinger, grocery and restaurant J. M. Handy, grain and …

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