Middle Grove Directory 1879


Missouri State Gazetteer and Business Directory of 1879

A village of 300 inhabitants in Union township southwestern corner of Monroe Co. 18 miles southwest of Paris the County seat, 10 east of Moberly and 5 south of Evansville on the M.K.&T. Railway.  Shipments of cattle, hogs, corn & tobacco.  Mail tri-weekly. 

John V. Eustace                     Postmaster

Branham                                Carpenter

Eustace, John V.                     Justice of Peace

Forrest, I. F.                           Physician

Haley & Cain                          Blacksmith

Hunter, Mrs.                            Hotel Propr.

McNutt, John                          Physician

McGee, John W.                       Physician

Moore, John W.                        Justice of Peace

Nave, S.L.                               Notary Public

Nave & Stephens                      Drugs & Groc.

Owings, V.H.                            Painter

Ownby, James                          Drugs & Medicine

Quisenberry, J.B.                      Physician

Ridings, Mrs. Susan                   Millinery

Stephens & Noll                        Dry Goods

Swinney, J.B.                           Constable

Truly, Frank                              Flour Mill

Van Arsdale, W.C. .                   Wagon Maker

Evansville, Pop. 25, 1 store and a post office, Mr. Peoples: postmaster.