Farm and Business Directory, 1914

Listings by Business Type Bakers ATGLEN – Hogg, R.J. BERWYN – Hoffman, Harry BIRHRUNVILLE – Pehlert, G. Emil CHATHAM – Galloway, Geo. H. COATESVILLE – Bantel, August; Breuninger, Herman G.; Burza, L.; Jaffe, Louis; Schrack, J. Walter; Wagner Baking Co.; Wagner, Philip H.; Zipse, Carl COLLAMER – McCrery, W.W. DOWNINGTOWN – Barrett, W.M.; Ciarlone, Geo.; …

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1873 Witmer Atlas: Franklin and London Britain: Business Listings

Merchants Listed London Britian (their misspelling as written, though it was spelled right on the larger title) Burns J. D., Farmer, Blacksmith and Commission Merchant Carlile T., Farmer and Dairyman, Strickerville P.O. Chambers D. M., late Merchant in Phila. “ Corlies S. F., Landsown Farm and No 1717 Arch st. Phila. Fisher H. C., Supt. …

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1873 Witmer Atlas: East Coventry: Business Listings

East Coventry Township Baugh Jno., Farmer, Dairyman and Grazier, formerly Back Director at Pottstown, Seltzer’s Store P.O. Brower Ic U., Farmer and Teacher, Seltzer’s Store P.O. Brownback Jesse, Retired Farmer, Vincent P.O. Brownback Peter, Retired Farmer, Bank Director National Bank of Pottstown, Vincent P.O. Bush Dr. Andw., Farmer and Nurseeryman, formerly Physician and Surgeon, Seltzer’s …

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Potters of Chester County

Because of the rich variety of clay soils found in Chester County, the area became well-known for the variety of its pottery, much of which is highly collectible today. Name Location Time Frame Adams, John H. Brandywine twp. 1796-1802 Ash, Louis I Phoenixville 1901-1903 Ashbaugh, John H. Phoenixville 1902-1903 Austin, Bertha E. Phoenixville 1902-1903 Austin, …

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Photographers of Chester County

Knowing when and in what location a particular photographer was working can lead to useful information about our ancestors. In most cases, pictures would be taken by a local photographer rather than traveling very far. Anderson, A. A.: West Chester 1860’sBailey, Ann Pennock: Marlborough Twp. 1850’sBarrett, H. G.: West Chester 1890’sBarry, John T.: Oxford 1870-1910’sBattin …

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Clockmakers of Chester County

The following are clockmakers who are known to have lived in Chester County at some point during their careers. David Anderson – Waynesburg (modern day Honey Brook) Jesse Anderson – Lower Oxford Taylor Anderson – West Marlborough Jacob Andrew – West Fallowfield Joel Baily – Bradford William Baily, Jr. – Downingtown George Baldwin – Sadsburyville …

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White Horse Tavern - Photo: Public Domain (smallbones via Wikimedia)

White Horse Tavern

Robert Young, the grandson of Ninian Young, one of East Fallowfield’s early settlers, had this Inn built in 1816. For over forty years, Robert oversaw operations at the inn, never having his license denied. Well known as a philanthropist, Robert Young was instrumental in the development of the Youngsburg area. The property was added to …

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