Brighton - Macoupin County Illinois - 1880 Merchants
©2009 compiled Gloria Frazier

Brighton News, 125 Year Anniversary Edition 1869-1994, Brighton Heritage Group, p30.



Brighton News - From a 1930 Paper - Editor A. William Amass
The population of Brighton in 1880 was more than 1000
Businesses in 1880 were -


Dr. John Ash - Physician Thomas L. Bean - Decorator
G. H. Aylworth and Henry Boulter- Grain and implements
(Successors to S. Ackerman, who died recently)

Mrs. A. E. Bean - Millinery D. P. Berry - Carpenter
Blodget Bros, Newton & Samuel - General Merchandise
Brighton City Mills - Harrison & Charles Nutter, Proprietors
The Brighton News - Holly R. Glenny, Editor E. P. Gilson - Reporter
Brighton House - Henry Heideman, Proprieter. John Head - Carpenter
Brightwood Cottage - Mrs. Kate B. Glenny, Proprietress
J. W. Brummer - Drayman Fred E. Brune - Tailor
Burlington Railroad - Zac T. Kemper, Agent. William Brandt - Cooper
George A. Brown - Grain Mrs. E. Butler - Dry Goods
George E. Camp - School Teacher L. H. Chapin - Sewing Machines
Dr. F. A. Clement - Physician C. W. Copley - Livery Stable - gist
Chicago & Alton Railroad, H. G. Stall, Agent George Clement - Mason
E. J. Dain - Livestock John W. Darlington - Threshing
John P. Davidson - Carpenter Dr. J. T. Dickerson - Physician & Drugs
Eldorado Hotel - August Bloemer, Prop. August Heideman - Saloon
Bruno Franz - General Mdse & Livestock John Geiler - Carpenter
French & Bean - Groceries & Hardware John C. Fritchie - Boots & Shoes
F. W. Froelich - Bakery & Confectionary Dr. Alfred Gifford Jr. - Physician
Alfred Gifford Sr. - Carpenter Ransom Holloway - Mason
C. W. Heideman - General Mdse Samuel Justison - Carpenter
Joseph Howell - Furniture, Implements, Undertaking
Thomas L. Keas - Blacksmith Keas & Carter - General Mdse
Kentucky Home - C. J. Yancey, Prop. Philip Lauck - Meat Market
C. W. Kramer - Cigar Maker John Kramer - Florist
George W. Lash - Grain Herman Lippoldt - Threshing
Illinois Lynch - Books, School Supplies, & Notions
Edward Lippoldt - Saloon Chris Leahr - Teamster
Brewer Martin - Dairy Charles A. Maxeiner - Blacksmith
Merrill & Chast - Dry Goods S. S. Miles - Dry Goods & Groceries
J. B. Moore - Carpenter Ben Mosby - Barber
William C. Moore - Blacksmith August Myers - Threshing
Moore House - Mrs. William Moore, Prop. Mrs. Hattie Norris - Seamstress
A. W. Oberman - Brickmaker R. H. Peter - Groceries
Asa Potter - Postmaster & Attorney Ambrose Robings - Mason
August Roettgers - Harness Gustav Sarius - Blacksmith
J. A. Scarritt - Tin Shop Fred Schwab - Meat Market
Dr. S. A. Smith - Dentist Wallace Smith & Charles Bliss - Dry Goods
Frank Stewart - Wagon Maker Stratton & Amass - Bank
Prof. J. P. Strong - School Teacher John Thole - Furniture & Undertaking
Edward W. Walton - Veterinarian Fred Voelkel - Boots, Shoes, Harness
N. W. Waldo - Groceries Fred Warr - Blacksmith
Gorden B. West - Carpenter



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