Crawfordites Abroad 1895

Compiled by Sue Jones.
This list of names appeared in the Robinson Argus, usually in the January first issue or the second. It is a listing of the people who subscribed to the Argus that were originally from Crawford County, or who had lived in the county for a number of years, and had moved out of the county but still subscribed to the Argus. The listing of subscribers ran for nearly 20 years and I hope to be able to transcribe all lists for this web page. About three years appeared previously in the Crawford County Genealogical Society Newsletter in the 1990s, but not all of the years were reprinted.

The Robinson Argus

Adams, Frank, is station agent and telegraph operator at Paducah, KY

Adams, H. C., is practicing law at Danville

Allen, H. E., formerly county clerk here, is in an abstract office at Ottumwa, Iowa

Anderson, Lizzie, formerly well known at Palestine, is now Mrs. Elizabeth Eshon, at Sharon, Chebalis county, Washington

Aten, C. P., with a wholesale hardware house; A. M. Springer and Henry Kaley painting; James Morris and wife, boarding house; Mrs. Mary D. Wright, and Mrs. Rose Malone; Hattie Wilhite, in the pension office, all at Indianapolis

Barlow, I. H., who went west some years ago, soon after being admitted to the practice of law, now resides at Perry, Oklahoma Territory, where he is having a good business as an attorney

Beeman, Ed., is at Oaktown, Ind

Bishop, A. H., who was a member of Co. D. 38th Ill. Vols, is engaged in farming near Monument, El Paso county, Col. B. S. Bishop is also farming in the same county his address being Table Rock

Boring, W. M., is at Orange, Los Angeles county, CA

Bowman, Benton, is practicing law at Hillsboro, OR, a partner of Bruce Huston, also of this county

Brigham, Geo. M., is at Pueblo, Col

Broadstone, Rev. H. W. is pastor of two or three churches in Edgar county, and lives in Paris

Brown, Henry C., is at Prospect Park, Angeles county, CA, and is foreman on a fruit ranch

Boyd, Alex, lives at Boone, Iowa

Bowman, Eli, formerly of Annapolis, is running a mill at Pawnee Rock, Kan

Burner, Will A., is clerking in a store in Chicago

Bussard, Rev. D., U.B., is stationed at Sullivan, IL

Caughey, Bunk is running a dry in Peoria

Chaffee, L. Y., is General Manager of the wholesale grocery house of the Peyton-Palmer English Co. Danville. M. A. Haskett is in charge of the shipping department in the same house

Cochran, J. C., with the Argus, some twenty years ago, is Superintendent of a large printing house in Austin, TX

Comley, J. G., who had been bill clerk for the Pacific Express Co. at East St. Louis, has been transferred to Decatur, and promoted to depot agent

Connett, Rev. J. B., is at Westfield in charge of the U B church there

Cooper, I. N., is assistant cashier in a bank at Shelbyville,Ind

Correll, M. F., is farming near Bradford, Ark

Crampton, Don C. and Wm. D., are with a cattle ranch near Parkdale, Col

Creekman, D. W., late principal of the Robinson public school, now has a similar position at Centralia at a salary of $150 per month

Culp, John, who served an apprenticeship in the Argus office, 1869 to 1872, is in Wichita, Kan

Dennis, H. P., is at Berthood, Col

Dickson, H. D., is practicing law at Emoria, Kan

Drumgold, Dr. T. S., formerly of New Hebron, is now practicing medicine at Seneca

Ducommon, S. E., Garrett's Pass, OR

Dunham, Dr. Frank, is practicing medicine at Lander, Freemont county, WY

Ferguson, J. J., is principal of an Academy at Onarga

Ferrel, Miss Rose, who was engaged in dress making in Robinson a few years ago, is now in business in Indianapolis

Firebaugh, C. W., and W. H., are in the hardware business at Austin, TX

Firebaugh, Chester, is yet in the real estate business at Wichita, Kas

Firebaugh, H. C., is practicing law in San Francisco, Cal

Fitch, _. C., is in the sewing machine business at Tucson,

Fisher, Mrs. H. J,, nee Mary Bales, lives at Willard, Or Arizona, having a general agency extending into Mexico

Fox, Fletcher, lives at Butler, IL

Fuson, Rev. A. J., for many years a farmer and minister of the Baptist church, residing in Honey Creek township, now in his 72d year, resides at Nebo, Mo. His youngest son, Alvin, was elected member of the legislature of Missouri, as a Populist, at a recent election

Gooch, Green L., has a general variety store at Waco, Texas

Goodwin, Wil and Charley, live at Mount Carmel, and are in the employ of the Big Four

Gordon, Jr., C. A. has a cattle ranch in Brigham county, Idaho; post office Willford

Gordon, George P, is farming near Loup City, Neb., and his mother Mrs. A. W. Gordon is at the same place

Grace, Charles C., owns a restaurant at Danville

Grace, J. U., is now in Danville

Granger, J. C., is at Milwaukee, Wis., and is general agent of an implement firm

Griswold, Mrs. Mary J., is at Greensburg, Ind

Groman, Mrs. Don, formerly Mrs. James Mitchell, lives at

Dennison, TX, the home of her husband

Groves, Rev. Grant, is stationed at Waltonville, as pastor of the M E church

Gwin, John, lawyer; Elder W. T. Gordon, preacher; J. B. Walker, physician; John Body, baggage master on the Vandalia, are all in Effingham

Gwin, Joseph, is located at Oakville, Chehalis county, Wash

Hamilton, J. M., formerly of Licking township, is principal of the public schools of Missoula, Mont

Hargrave, W. H., is now located at New Harmony, Ind

Hart, N. H., is in the lumber business at Monticello

Harper, J. Ed., an old Palestine boy, is now at Sumner

Hartwell, G. W., lives at Frankfort, Kan

Haskett, I. K., is editor, publisher and proprietor of the Index, at Childress, Tx, a booming young town

Heustes, E. L., is practicing medicine at West Jersey, Stark county

Heustis, Arvine, still resides at Western Star, Summit County, OH

Higard, Jacob, is farming near Effingham, Kan

Higgins, R. Bruce, several years ago residing in Robinson, and later at Hutsonville, is now in business at Macminville, Tenn

Highsmith, G. W., from Palestine, is blacksmithing at Bozeman, Mont

Hill, D. D., is living in Decatur, where he is practicing law, and doing a good business

Hiser, H. O., is pastor of the M E church at Jefferson

Holmes, Mrs. Ella C., nee Coulter, resides at Ruskin, Neb., where her husband has a position as telegraph operator

Huffman, Fred, is at Areola

Ingles, Dr., A. J., is practicing medicine at Hagerston

James, A. W., late county clerk, is now in the ministry, and is pastor of the M E church of Albion circuit with residence at Browns

Jones, Dr., _. _., is practicing medicine at Westerville, OH

Kent, Joseph, lives in Terre Haute, and is traveling for the Turnbull Wagon Co.

Kessler, W. H., Bloomingdale, Ind

King, Horace F., has an extensive wholesale house, at Crawfordsville, Ind., and is making money

Kirtz, W. S., is night operator at Orland, near Chicago

Lagow, A. G., formerly of Palestine, is now located at Fort Pierce, FL

Lagow, W. H., formerly a farmer of this vicinity, is located at Weeping Water, Neb

Lewis, Daniel post office address is Russelville, Oregon

Lindley, Alice, the old West York correspondence of the Argus, lives at Lytle, Texas, where her husband, Thos. Lindley, is telegraph operator and station agent

Linkliter, H. M., has a drug store at Neoga

Longenecker, J. M. and wife, Mr. L. being an attorney and a prominent state politician; Will Hill, and W. A. Osman, attorneys; J. S. Barbee, a retired and pensioned policeman; A

L. Martin, with the wholesale clothing house of Wacsmith & Co.; W. C. Pearce and wife in the state Sunday school and W. C. T. U. work; Mrs. L. C. Wiseman, boarding house, all in Chicago

Lowe, Jacob, Don Juan, Ind

Mackey, Wm. H., is mining at Hicks, Nevada, and making lots of money

Mail, J. F., is practicing law at Rock Springs, Wyoming

Mail, John F., and family are at Fremont, Neb

Mann, E. L., is at Ester Park, Col

McConnell, M. G., lives at Olney

McCord, B. F., and wife, formerly Miss Rose Fitch, lives at Garden City, Kan

McGrew, Mrs. Ella, nee Grubaugh, lives at Lyonton, Sullivan county, Ind., (Cass post office)

McNeal, James is railroad agent at Lamhorn, Kansas

McTaggert, Dr. W. A., is practicing medicine at Bogota, Jasper county

Moers, Sol, has a jewelry store in Cincinnati

Moody, Mrs. W. T., of rmelry Emma Highsmith, lives at Cole Camp, MO

Morrison, Ben, is in New York City

Murray, S. G., formerly of Robinson schools, is practicing law at Missoula, Mont

Musgrave, Chas. H., who read law with Callahan & Jones, is practicing at Missoula, Mont

Newlin, E. E., is at Richland Center, Wis., engaged in the practice of dentistry

Newlin,; Enoch, is in Cowley county, Kansas, engaged in farming. P.O. address, Winfield, S. P. Bishop is in the same county, engaged also in farming. P O address, Winfield

Newlin, H. C., is at Mt. Pulaski, in a mill

Newlin, Usher F., Coronado, CA

Newton, Mrs. Emma, and family, are now living at McCracken, Kan

Newton, Frank, is publishing the Enterprise at McCracken, Kan

Organ, D. W., is at Montasano, Wash

Otey, L. F., is farming near Sweetwater, TX

Overstreet, Fred, has a jewelry store at Farmer City

Page, O. J., is pastor of the Christian church at Metropolis

Parker, Wm., for many years in business in our city, and some ten years postmaster, now resides at Wichita, Kan

Patton, Dr. W. R., is still practicing at Charleston, and is mayor of the city, a position he has filled several times before

Powers, Z. M., and family are living at West Superior, Wisc

Reavill, D. A, is practicing law at Logan, Utah

Reinoehl, F. L., is telegraph operator at Cheneiah, Wash

Reinoehl, W. D., still resides near Portis, Kansas, where he is farming. In a recent letter he says his crops have failed for two years past.

Rich, Isaiah, is farming near Park Springs, TX

Rogers, C. G., is station agent and operator at Smith Center, Kan

Rubottom, Mrs. Ann, nee Trimble, now resides at Springdale, Ark. where her husband is practicing medicine

Sears, Geo. M. Boise City, Idaho

Selby, James. W. formerly of this vicinity, is farming near Edwin, Stanton county, Kan

Shafer, W. C., in a grocery and meat market; Sherman

Smith, Benjamin S., is pastor of the M E church at Anna

Short, Gus and Wilber, reside at Pembina, North Dakota Mann, with Townley Bros., stoves and tinware; Mrs. Florence Fraser, nee Newlin; Mrs. Emma Orman, nee Crowley; Joseph Kent, traveling for a wagon co; J. Ross Martin, union depot policeman; W. W. Rector, dealer in fish, poultry, & C. W. McCarty, traveling for Havens & Geddes; Mrs. D. Reibold, nee Longenecker; Mrs. L. A. Barnes, boarding house; F. A. Burgess, painter; John J. Thomas, blacksmith; Willis Wright, merchandising; P. P. Connett, JR, railroading; Frank Anderson and Ed Longenecker all in Terre Haute

Sims, Chas. Ray, is at Oakland Pier, Cal. where he has been operator on the Southern Pacific for some two or more years. He has recently been promoted to the responsible position of train dispatcher. Ray, like all the other boys who go abroad from old Crawford forges his way to the front by merit and attention to business

Shew, W. H., is farming near Bagota

Shire, Jacob, lives at Redmon

Sims, Mrs. Nora, nee Grubaugh, Nevins, Edgar county

Smith, R. P., is at Lamar, MO, where he is engaged in the banking business

Steel, Davidson, is mow located at Enid, OK

Steele, J. O. is now located in Wichita, Kan

Stoner, W. H., formerly of Lamotte, lives at Trotwood, Montgomery county, OH

Talbot, Mrs. Maggie, has a clerkship in one of the departments at Washington, D. C.

Talbot, Perry J., formerly one of the publishers of the Constitution, now has a position in the Government printing office at Washington. Dick was in Kansas City, working as a compositor recently

Tedford, R. S., is on a farm near West Liberty, Jasper county

Templeton, Prof. B. F., is instructor of mathematics in the high school at Huntington, Ind

Thompson, Alex, who went from Honey Creek to Kansas, is now located on a claim near Noble, OK

Thornburg, Sam., is in the hardware business at Scandia, Kan

Thornburg, W. S., if farming near Cawker City, Kan

Vane, C. A., is at Springfield, MO

Watts, Fremont, who had been living in Vincennes for some years, last fall moved to Peoria, this state, where he engaged in work at carpentering. He recently had the misfortune to get a fall while at work on a building, breaking a leg in two places, and as it was improperly set it had to be broken over and reset.

Watts, Tiffon, is still on a farm near Yates Center, Kan

Weger, Fred M., and Arnold Ford are at Ukiah, CA

Whitaker, A. S, is at Fort Collins, Col

Widener, I. N., Kansas City, Kan

Wilkin, Mrs. Mary E., formerly Mrs. Mary E. Hill, Palestine, is at Lincoln, where her husband, Rev. E. D. Wilkin is a stationed M E minister

Wilson, James A., is at Pueblo, Col

Wisner, W. K., is running a restaurant in Janesville, Wis

Wood, Lester H., is a member of the firm of Wood & Davis, boot and shoe dealers, Centralia

Zimmerman, Mrs. Nate, nee Kaley, lives at Myerstown, PN, where her husband is publishing a paper


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