Milmine, Geo. R. (ed.) / Racine advocate city and county residence and business directory of Racine, Wisconsin
Town of Dover, pp. -225 PDF (2.3 MB)
GORTON & BUFFHAM. Best Flint Glass Lamp Chimneys. Town of Dover. Town No. 3, Range 20 East. TOWN ORGANIZATION. Thomas Powers, Chairman.') E. Lewis, Supervisors. J. Feuker, B. Gleason, Clerk Chas.Thompson, Assessor A. W. Wilson, Treasurer Geo. Hardie, P. Cunningham, Justices of the Peace B. Caley, N. Gooder, Chas. Walter, Constables C. Rountree, Sealer of Weights and Measures Population, Males, 538 ; Females, 455 ; Total, 993 VILLAGE OF KANSASVILLE. Is situated on section 34 and 35 in the town of Dover, eighteen miles west of the city of Racine, on the Western Union Rail Road, contains about oneý hundred inhabitants. It was commenced after the completion of the Rail Road, the first store being erected and occupied by Messrs. J. C. Becher, and Charles Walter, in the year 1856. Soon after, the second store was established, also a shoe shop, blacksmith shop &c. At present the village contains two stores, Blacksmith's, Shoemaker's and Harness shops, two Saloons, Post office, Church, Express office, two Warehouses &c., with the necessary quota of mechanics to make a village. The business of the place is thriving, with prospects of considerable increase. The surrounding country is rich and fertile, and settled by well-to-do farmers, mostly of foreign birth, who are intelligent and industrious, and who give to the village their individual support, thereby assisting in maintain- ing, and rendering it worthy of its location in the town of Dover. Good opportunities are offered in Kansasville to those in search of a small place wherein to locate and engage in business. GO to H. W. WRIGHT for best Store Fronts. 0 0 3 0 W td 0 0 0 0M
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