East New Market

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Dorchester County Commercial Directory

1899-1901 East New Market

“An incorporated town of 600 inhabitants, situated on the Dorchester & Delaware
Branch of the Phila, Wilm,& Balto. RR…12 miles east of Cambridge, 90 from
Baltimore and 2 from Secretary Creek, the steamboat landing..
Georgie Melvin, postmaster…”
Business/ Professionals: 
Baker, J.A., horses                  Millard, Frank, machinist
Beckwith, Wm.P., teacher             Pegelow, Frederick, shoemaker
Boston,,James E., blacksmith         Randall, R.W., saw mill
Briley, W.H., general store          Rawlins, C.C., shoemaker
Camper, F.H., mason                  Reed, Charles, Jr., livery
Carmin, Wm., carpenter               Reed, Charles E., carpenter
Charles, A.M., blacksmith            Saxton, J.A., grain
Conkle, J.N., oyster packer,         Smith, J.H., general store
Eccles, G.F., barber                 Stevens, R.H., fertilizers 
Elliott, George W., wagon maker      Webster, Charles & Co., shirt mfg.
Goslin, M. L.,gen’l store & livery   Webster, S. L. & Co.,  fruit packers
Hastings, R.L, general store         Willoughby, H.H., furniture and undertaker
Helsby, Mrs. B.F., millinery         Wright, Isaac, nurseryman
Henry, J.E., druggist                Young, Lewis, wagon maker
Henry, W.A.,general store 
Hooper, E.L., Hotel Chesadel
Hooper & Scott, coal
Hurst, J.W., meat market
Jones, George P., physician
Maxwell, J.E., Justice of peace
Maxwell, Stewart, creamery
ENM Farmers, 1899-1901 
Baker, J.A.            Loomis, G.E.          Thompson, George A.
Camper, F.H.           Lord, E.E.            Tilghman, W.G.
Carpenter, William     Maxwell, J.E.         Tucker, T.T.
Collins, J.G.          Mowbray, T.A.         Webster, Samuel L.
Collins, John S.       Naff, J.E.            Wergen, J.
Corkran, J.H.          Nichols, L.W.         Woolen, W.J.
Crane, C.M.            Payne, Wm. J.         Wright, Frederick
Crane, J.              Ross, C.N.            Wright, Isaac H.
Crane, Levi            Ryan, John
Crippen, D.S.          Saxton, J.A.
Dean, James            Smith, James M.
DeMott, Clark W.       Smith, M.J.T.
Hackett, A.J.          Spence, John S.
Hicks, George          Stedman, Wm.
Hubbard, O.W.          Stimus, C.A.
Hubbard, W.T.          Stiner, F.D.
Hurst, Joseph          Taylor, I.O.
Isenberg, George W.    Taylor, T.J.
Lankford, J.A.         Thomas, James H.
(note: the post office here was established on 11/18/1803, under the name “New
Market”, with Robt. Traverse as postmaster. The name was changed on 5/10/1827
to East New Market to avoid a conflict with Western Shore towns of the same 
name.  The P/M in 1827 was William Parrott.)