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1900 Bradford County Directory
Franklin Township

Transcribed and Submitted by Patty DECKER Shumway

1900 Franklin Township Directory

Postoffice address, Franklin, unless otherwise designated in (parenthesis.)

Allen, Mahlon, (West Franklin) r 24, dairy 8 cows, farmer 200

Allen, Bernard, (West Franklin) r 24, laborer

Anderson, Austin D., (West Franklin) r 17, dairy 6 cows, farmer on shares for B. Anderson 120

Anderson, Briton, (West Franklin) r 17, farmer 120

Anderson, Levi, (Franklindale) r 30, apiarist 40 colonies, dairy 4 cows, farmer 73

Anderson, Louisa, (Franklindale) r 30, widow Wesley

Anderson, Martin, (Franklindale) r 30, dairy 7 cows, farmer on shares for W. Anderson estate 66

Anderson, Peter, (Franklindale) r 30, tobacco grower 1 ½, farmer 60

Anderson, Sarah, (Franklindale) r 30

Arnold, Eugene, (Powell) r 12 n town line, tobacco grower 4, dairy 4 cows, farmer with G. Willis Sexton 100

Arnold, Jared E., (Franklindale) r 11, retired

Arnold, Lee, (West Franklin) r 20, buttermaker West Franklin Creamery

Barnes, Henry, (West Franklin) r 20, laborer

Barnes, Horace, (West Franklin) r 20, farmer

Brown, Burton, (Franklindale) r 13, laborer

Brown, Humphrey, (Franklindale) r 13, member 50th Pa. Vol., farmer 60, owned by wife

Brown, Olive, (Franklindale) widow Perry O., farmer 50

Brown, Oliver P., (Franklindale) r 13, farmer on shares for Mrs. Humphrey 60

Brown, William, (Franklindale) r 13, farmer 56, owned by Olive

Burroughs, Chauncey A., (West Franklin) r 1 ½ cor 2, dairy 10 cows, farmer 81

Burroughs, Daniel M., (West Franklin) r 2, dairy 5 cows and farmer 39

Burroughs, Hiram B., (West Franklin) r 25 opp. 20, postmaster, general merchant, agricultural implements, &c, prop. West Franklin Hotel

Burroughs, Mack, (West Franklin) r 20, laborer

Burroughs, Martin E., (West Franklin) r 1 ½ cor 2, farmer, died since canvass

Cary, Martin (Franklindale) r 11, farmer 30

Chilson, Oscar, (Franklindale) r 30, dairy 9 cows and farmer estate Helen Crandall 135

Christian Church, (Franklindale) r 15 opp. 16

Cogansparger, Catharine, (Franklindale) r 11, widow George

Cogansparger, Charles, (Franklindale) r 11, farmer 60

Cokley, Thomas E., (Franklindale) r 4, dairy 4 cows and farmer 85

Cole, John, (Franklindale) r 4, farmer 60

Compton, Jacob, (Franklindale) r 5, carpenter and farmer 28, owned by his sister Susan

Compton, Loren, (Franklindale) r 5, laborer

Compton, Peter, (Franklindale) r 5, town treas. and school director, dairy 5 cows and farmer 30

Compton, William, (Franklindale) r 5, laborer

Crandall, Austin, (West Franklin) r 24, laborer

Crandall, Herman, (West Franklin) r 24, butter maker

Crandell, Allison B., (West Franklin) r 24 n town line, town commissioner, dairy 6 cows and farmer 71

Crandell, William P., (West Franklin) r 24, Justice of the Peace, dairy 7 cows and farmer 200

Crane, Edward W., (West Franklin) 30 sheep and farmer on shares for John Preston of Greenwood 107

Crofut, Annie, (Franklindale) r 15, widow William H., h and lot at West Franklin

Crofut, Grant, (Franklindale) r 15 cor 7, blacksmith

Crayton, Averill B. (West Franklin) r 25, laborer, removed to Athens

Crayton, Hezekiah P., (West Franklin) r 25, dairy 6 cows and farmer 75

Crayton, Hiram H., (West Franklin) r 24, farmer

Crayton, Ira H., (West Franklin) r 25, laborer

Crayton, Rachel, (West Franklin) r 2, widow John, farm 12

Crayton, Sylva, (Mrs. H.P.) (West Franklin) r 25, carpet weaver

Crayton, William H., (West Franklin) r 25, farmer, son of H.P.

Davis, Richard, (West Franklin) r 26, pensioner

Dodge, Lina, (Franklindale) r 28

Dodge, Oliver W., (Franklindale) r 28, farmer 78

Dodge, Torrance A., (West Franklin) r 28, farmer 40

Doud, Juliette, (Franklindale) r 9, widow Thomas, farm 18

Dunn, Bartley, (Franklindale) r 11, farm 58

Dunn, Clara, (Franklindale) r 11

Dunn, Henry, (Franklindale) r 11, farmer on shares for Bartley 58

Edmonds, David F., (Franklindale) r 31, farmer, son of F.D.

Edmonds, Frank D., (Franklindale) r 31, town clerk and Justice of the Peace, broom manuf., tobacco grower 4, dairy 5 cows, 40 sheep, and farmer 210, owned by John Spaulding of Towanda

Ellis, Abigail, (Franklindale) r 7, h and lot

Ellis, Bradford, (Franklindale) r 13, laborer

Ellis, Fowler, (Franklindale) r 13, tobacco grower 7, dairy 5 cows, market gardener and farmer 90

Ellis, Lebbeus, (Franklindale) r 7, farm in Burlington 53

Everitt, John E., (Franklindale) r 15, school director and physician, h and lot

Every, Lucinda, (West Franklin) r 21, widow Albert

Every, Richard, (West Franklin) r 21, farmer, h and lot

Fairbanks, Charles, (West Franklin) r 24, dairy 5 cows and farmer on shares for J.H. Dexter of Troy, 130

Fairbanks, Samuel, (West Franklin) r 19, farmer 60

Fleming, Densmore D., (West Franklin) r 25, peddler

Franklindale M.E. Church, r 15

Gamble, George H., (West Franklin) r 21, pensioner

Gay, Merritt, (Franklindale) r 15 cor 16, highway commissioner, tobacco grower 2, dairy 4 cows and farmer with Willie A., 100

Gay, Sally, (Franklindale) r 4 cor 5, widow Ahira

Gay, Willie A., (Franklindale) r 4 cor 5, tobacco grower, dairy 5 cows and farmer with Merritt, 100

Geroulds, Susan, (Franklindale) r 4, widow Allen

Gilbert, Catherine, (Franklindale) r 14 opp. 30, widow Nelson

Gilbert, George M., (Franklindale) r 14 opp. 30, postmaster and general merchant and farmer 169

Gilbert, Samuel, (Franklindale) r 15, farmer 25

Grace, George, (Franklindale) r 9, buyer and shipper butter, eggs and poultry

Granger, C. Egbert, (West Franklin) r 24 cor 26, thresher, dairy 4 cows and farmer, leases of O. Varney, 40

Green, Charles D., (West Franklin) r 25, laborer

Green, Daniel, (Franklindale) r 17, farmer 37

Green, Floyd L., (West Franklin) r 28, farmer, son of Jehial

Green, Jehial, (West Franklin) r 28, dairy 6 cows, farmer 85

Green, Parry L., (Franklindale) r 3, laborer

Green, Theodore, (Franklindale) r 30, laborer

Green, Wallace, (Franklindale) r 3, dairy 9 cows, farmer 60

Haight, Elizabeth, (Franklindale) r 17 cor 28, widow LeRoy

Harris, Walter, (West Franklin) r 21, mason and farmer 60

Hemenway, William H., (Franklindale) r 13, carpenter

Herda, Augustus, (Franklindale) r 29, dairy 6 cows and farmer with George, 55

Herda, George, (Franklindale) r 29, dairy 6 cows and farmer with Augustus, 55

Huff, William, (West Franklin) r 21, dealer in coal, thresher, farmer, leases of Emma Smith of Sayre, 50

Irvin, Sanford, (West Franklin) r 24, laborer

Jennings, George F., (Franklindale) r 6, farmer 48

Jennings, Lewis, (Franklindale) r 4, laborer

Jennings, Perry, (West Franklin) r 17, dairy 4 cows, farmer 70

Jennings, Sabrina, (Franklindale) r 4, widow Theodore, farmer 42

Jennings, Sarah, (Franklindale) r 5, widow William

Johnson, Edwin L., (Franklindale) r 11, farmer on shares for J. Dorsey, 100

Johnson, Fred C., (Franklindale) r 13, farmer 10

Johnson, James B., (Franklindale) r 13, retired

Johnson, J. Dorsey, (Franklindale) r 11, dairy 6 cows and farmer 100

Kirkendall, Howard, (Franklindale) r 4, laborer

Kirkendall, James M., (Franklindale) r 17, farmer 60

Kirkendall, John, (Franklindale) r 4, farmer 65

Kirkendall, Wirt, (Franklindale) r 17, laborer

Knickerbocker, Esther, (Franklindale) r 30, widow Humphrey

Lantz, Alson, (Franklindale) r 13, dairy 6 cows, farmer 200

Lantz, Ernest, (Franklindale) r 13, laborer

Lantz, George, (Franklindale) r 14, laborer, h and lot owned by wife

Lantz, Peter, (Franklindale) r 13, dairy 5 cows, farmer on r 11, 80, also on shares for Mrs. L. Lantz 57

Lindley, Ardell, (West Franklin) r 2, farmer 27, also on shares for Rachael Crayton 12

Lindley, Jared, (West Franklin) r 20, laborer

Lindley, Manuel, (west Franklin) r 25, dairy 13 cows, farmer

Lyon, Eugene, (Franklindale) r 16 cor 3, nurse, farmer 4

Marcy Lettie, (Franklindale) r 13, widow Solon

Marshall, Robert J., (Franklindale) r 17 cor 28, tobacco grower 3, dairy 7 cows, farmer 100

Mason, Dell, (West Franklin) r 26 cor 25, farmer, leases of William Wheatly 75

McDonald, Richard, (Franklindale) r 7, dairy 18 cows, 42 sheep, farmer 170

McKean, James N., (West Franklin) r 20 cor 21, general merchandise

McKean, Norman C., (West Franklin) r 20, died since canvass

McKee, Bradford, (West Franklin) r 24, carpenter, farmer 5

McKee, Merton M., (Franklindale) r 30, assessor, 21 sheep, farmer 83

McKeel, Byron J., (West Franklin) r 24, farmer 30

McKeel, Simeon S., (West Franklin) r 24, retired

McManus, Charles F., (Franklindale) r 9, dairy 8 cows, farmer

McManus, Maggie K., (Franklindale) r 9, dressmaker

McManus, Michael, (Franklindale) r 9, laborer

McManus, Terrance, (Franklindale) r 9, laborer

Mitchell, William, (Franklindale) r 28, farmer on shares for Olive W. Dodge 78

Morse, Alonzo, (West Franklin) r 25, constable, farmer 11

Morse, Andrew T., (West Franklin) r 21, laborer

Morse, Elizabeth, (West Franklin) r 18 cor 28, widow Francis, farmer 40

Morse, Festus, (West Franklin) r 1 ½ cor 2, laborer, died since canvass

Morse, Francis E., (West Franklin) r 18, school director, dairy 5 cows, farmer 60

Morse, Ira, (West Franklin) r 21, wagon maker, h and lot

Mott, John S., (West Franklin) r 20, school director, manuf. feed, meal and shingles, dealer in bicycles, dairy 6 cows, farmer 46

Packard, Phillip, (West Franklin) r 20, pensioner, farmer 6

Payne, O.S., r 29, refused information

Peck, Bert, (West Franklin) r 25, laborer

Phelps, John W., (Franklindale) r 14 cor 30, clerk for S.M. Gilbert

Piatt, Mathias M., (Franklindale) r 15 cor 7, blacksmith h and lot r 14

Rhodes, Frank A., (Powell) r 13, farmer on shares for E. Arnold 15

Rockwell, Albert, (Franklindale) r 7, farmer 75 owned by wife

Rockwell, Clyde, (West Franklin) r 24, dairy 5 cows, farmer leases of A.C. Fairchild of Towanda, 138

Rockwell, Fred, (Franklindale) r 15, laborer, farmer 90

Rockwell, Mahlon, (Franklindale) r 15, tobacco grower 4, dairy 7 cows, farmer

Rockwell, Mortimer, (Franklindale) r 4 n town line, farmer 40

Rockwell, Samantha, (West Franklin) r 20 ½, widow William B., farm 20

Rogers, George, (Franklindale) r 29, tobacco grower 5, farmer on shares for S. Gilbert 180

Roof, James, (Franklindale) r 9, farm 120

Roof, Joseph L., (Franklindale) r 9, farmer 20 and on shares for James 120

Schoonover, Daniel, (West Franklin) r 28, dairy 6 cows, farmer on shares for George Parks of Monroeton 130, pensioner

Schrader, Court, (Franklindale) r 15, laborer, removed to East Canton

Schrader, Edward, (Franklindale) r 9, farmer for James

Schader, James, (Franklindale) r 9, farmer 91

Selleck, Lyman S., (Franklindale) r 5, dairy 5 cows, farmer 80

Sexton, G. Willis, (Powell) r 12, tobacco grower 4, dairy 4 cows farmer with Eugene Arnold 100

Shepard, Alexander M., (West Franklin) r 24, dairy 9 cows and farmer 26 ½

Shiner, Melvin G., (Franklindale) r 30, highway commissioner, farmer 58

Sickler, Charles T., (Franklindale) r 14, farmer 4

Smiley, Bert, (West Franklin) r 20, laborer

Smiley, Clarence E., (West Franklin) r 23, laborer, h and lot

Smiley, David, (West Franklin) r 24, farmer 130

Smiley, Jay, (West Franklin) r 20 ½, inspector election, dairy 5 cows and farmer 40

Smiley, John (West Franklin) r 20, farmer 50

Smiley, O’Mera G., (West Franklin) r 24, dairy 8 cows, 29 sheep and farmer 50, also leases of David 130

Smith, Asa C., (West Franklin) r 19 opp. 2, school director, dairy 7 cows and farmer 100

Smith, Correl H., (Franklindale) r 31, farmer 40

Smith, Daniel W., (West Franklin) r 19, pensioner and farmer 35

Smith, Frank H., (Franklindale) r 31, farmer 57

Smith, Sophronia, (West Franklin) r 19 opp. 2, widow Ira

Smith, William, (West Franklin) r 20, 87 years old

Smith, William J., (West Franklin) r 19 opp. 2, retired farmer

Spalding, Joseph E., (Franklindale) r 11, civil engineer

Spencer, Bruce N., (Sayles) r 1, farmer 74

Stevens, Archie, (Franklindale) r 29, laborer

Stevens, Asa S., (Franklindale) r 8, school director, breeder of Jersey cattle, dairy 10 cows and farmer 120

Stevens, Charles W., (Franklindale) r 29, retired

Stevens, C. Wesley Jr., (Franklindale) r 29, dairy 9 cows, 50 sheep and farmer 144

Stone, Darwin M., (West Franklin) r 24, dairy 4 cows and farmer 103

Varney, Emery J., (West Franklin) r 24, farmer 80

Varney, Glen, (West Franklin) r 24, dairy 5 cows and farmer, leases of O. Varney 100

Varney, Susan, (West Franklin) r 24, farmer 100

West Franklin Baptist Church, (West Franklin) r 21

West Franklin Creamery Co., (West Franklin) r 20, A.C. Smith pres., Fred K. Taylor (Granville Center) sec., Lee Arnold butter maker

West Franklin Hotel, (West Franklin) Hiram B. Burroughs prop., r 22 opp 20

West Franklin M.E. Church, (West Franklin) r 20

Wiggins, Archie, (West Franklin) r 20, broom maker

Wiggins Bros., (S & C) (West Franklin) r 20, general blacksmiths

Wiggins, Charles, (West Franklin) r 20 (Wiggins Bros)

Wiggins, Coryell, (West Franklin) broom maker

Wiggins, Samuel, (West Franklin) r 20 (Wiggins Bros)

Wilcox, James E., (West Franklin) r 25, farmer 17 and in LeRoy 100

Wilcox, W. Scott, (West Franklin) r 26, auditor, dairy 6 cows and farmer 71

Wilcox, Levi C., (West Franklin) r 20, farmer 60

Wilcox, Theodore S., (West Franklin) r 20, dairy 5 cows and farmer for Levi C., 60

Willey, Edwin O., (Franklindale) r 15 opp. 7, grist mill, manuf. and dealer in flour and feed, farmer 60

Willey, Freeling B., (Franklindale) r 15 opp. 7, miller

Willey, George H., (Franklindale) r 15, dairy 5 cows and farmer 10

Willey, Grant B., (Franklindale) r 15, farmer

Willey, Horace R., (Franklindale) r 15, emp. grist mill

Williams, Abram B., (West Franklin) r 24, school director, dairy 8 cows and farmer, leases of J.K. Williams of Sayre, 140

Williams, George, (Franklindale) r 18 cor 17, farmer 65

Williams, John, (Franklindale) r 14, apiarist 26 colonies, h and lot, member 87th Pa. Vols.

Williams, Lester K., (Franklindale) r 14, laborer, h and lot

Williams, Morris, (West Franklin) r 24, farmer, son of A.B.

Williams, Samuel F., (Franklindale) r 4, farmer 38

Wolfe, Alice, (Franklindale) r 30, widow John B.

Woodruff, Frank, (Franklindale) r 30, laborer

Woodruff, Jared, (Franklindale) r 30, retired

Woodruff, Oscar J., (Franklindale) r 30, auditor, dairy 4 cows and farmer 109

Wooster, Herbert H., (West Franklin) r 21, lumberman, moved to Burlington boro

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