Bolton, Mississippi

Hinds County

Population: 600 in 1900

                   632 in 1910

                  494 in 1920

Town incorporated:  5-8-1871

Post office: Boltons Depot- 7-28-1841 to 5-28-1842

                                            1-13-1845 to 12-26-1886

                    Bolton- 12-27-1886 to present

Railroads: Clinton & Vicksburg- Vicksburg & Jackson- Southern RR of MS- V&M- A&V- Y&MV- IC- ICG- Midsouth- KCS

 

                  

Next Town East- Hinds

 

A&V Milepost 113.0

(from Meridian)

 

Next Town West- Champion Hill

 

soil survey map

 

1964 USGS topo map

HISTORY by Tony Howe: 

INDUSTRY -

 

 

 

Former A&V depot at Bolton ca. 1970.

 

 

BUSINESSES (per R.G. Dun & Co.)- 

Alexander & Co.- dry goods 1876

J. Alexander- Physician 1873-74-75

John Barden- clocks 1874-75

Bogle & Kelly- drugs 1874

Thos. Clarke- saloon 1873

Baxter S. Davis- produce & groceries 1873-74-75-76

Clement Davis (near)- planter 1874-75

J. L. Deterly- carpenter 1873

C. C. Harris- steam gin & mill 1874-75

Jesse Harris- grocery 1873-74

H. H. & H. M. Hogg- livery stable 1874

Samuel Hurst- dry goods & grocery 1874-75

__ Kelly- barroom 1873

Kelly, Myrick & Graham- planters & general store 1874-75

S. D. Kelly & Co.- drugs 1875

William Kingman- blacksmith 1873-74-75-76

Mrs. Belle Knapp- drugs 1874-75

C. S. Knapp & Co.- druggist 1873

A. L. McKay- physician 1873-74-75

Wm. Muller- boot & shoe maker 1873-74-75

Myrick & Graham- planters 1873

Myrick & Graham- general store 1876

P. O'Connell, agent- saloon 1874

Parkman & Bonnie- general store 1875-76

C. C. Parkman- general store 1873-74

Peebles & Bro.- saloon & billiards 1873

Robinson & Stephens- general store 1873

Robinson & Withers- general store 1874-75-76

Macr Schwartz- general store 1873

M. Schwartz & Bro.- general store 1874

Wallace & Co.- dry goods & grocery 1873

John S. Walton- fruits & confections 1875

 

 

 

 

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