Value Station, Mississippi

Brandon, Mississippi

Rankin County

Population: 775 in 1900

                   720 in 1910

                  691 in 1920

Town incorporated:  12-19-1831

Post office: Brandon- 7-7-1829 to present

                    Brandon Depot- 7-15-1913 to 6-7-1917

                   Value- 6-8-1917 to 6-30-1964

Railroads: Jackson & Brandon RR & Bridge Co- Southern RR of MS- V&M- A&V- Y&MV- IC- ICG- Midsouth- KCS

 

                  

Next Town East- Mendum

 

A&V Milepost 80.8

(from Meridian)

 

Next Town West- Rice Hill

 

soil survey map

 

1964 USGS topo map

HISTORY by Tony Howe: 

INDUSTRY -

 

Former A&V depot at Brandon in 1975.

 

 

Brandon depot in May 1967.

BUSINESSES (per R.G. Dun & Co.)- 

F. Anspach- provisions & general store 1873-74-75-76

Austin & Jack- general store & farmer 1875

H. H. Batte- general store 1875-76

W. H. Batte- druggist & planter 1873-74-75

William H. Batte & Son- drugs 1876

David Block- dry goods & grocery 1873-74-75-76

S. Block- general store 1874-75-76

Allen F. Boykin- confections & saloon 1876

A. T. Burke- furniture 1873-74-75

A. T. Burke- grocery & saloon 1876

Chisholm & Boykin (1 mile from)- provisions 1874

Devereaux H. Brown- hotel 1873

Busick, Stevens & Co.- general store 1875-76

W. M. Carstarphur & Co.- jewelry 1876

J. F. Chester- hotel 1876

Chisholm & Boykin (1 mile from)- provisions 1875

I. T. B. Cocke- planter 1873-74-75

J. J. Coulson- saloon 1873

Joshua Cox (near)- farmer 1873-74-75

Wm. Craig- wagonmaker 1874-75-76

R. E. Cunningham- blacksmith 1873-74-75

R. E. Cunningham- livery & undertaker 1876

Cunningham & Alexander- livery 1873

Geo. A. Davis- baker 1874-75-76

M. J. Dickson- grist mill 1876

Dobson & Co.- general store 1873-74-75-76

John Dwyer- paint 1876

W. C. Enoch- farmer 1873-74-75

A. J. Frautz- publisher 1873-74-75-76

Green, Batte & Co.- general store 1873-74

S.& O. Green- general store 1875-76

Albert Hobson- planter 1873-74-75

John S. Hobson- planter 1873-74-75

Joseph Hudwall- planter 1873-74-75

J. A. Jackson, agent- saloon 1876

J. M. Jayne- planter 1873-74-75

M. M. Jayne- confections & saloon 1876

Thomas H. Johnson- general store 1873

Benjamin Jones- dentist 1876

Henry Kernaghan- dry goods, grocery & saloon 1873-74-75-76

Lamb, Miller & Co.- general store 1874-75-76

H. C. McLawrin- physician 1873-74-75-76

Martin & McCrimmon- general store 1873

R. Maxey & Sons- general store 1873-74-75-76

C. H. Meadows & Co.- dry goods & grocery 1874

Mrs. C. H. Meadows- grocery & confections 1876

Meyers, Rhodes & Smith- general store 1874-75

A. P. Miller- planter 1873-74-75

H. & B. F. Mulholland- general store 1873

Mulholland & Brown- general store 1874-75-76

Primas Myers- provisions 1876

Neely, Austin & Jack (near)- general store & farmers 1874

John Ohlayer- dry goods & grocery 1873-74-75-76

Palmer & Switzer- tin & copper workers 1876

William A. Peacher- confectioner 1876

Rankin County Saving Institution- 1873-74-75-76

M. V. Rice- barber 1874-75

John Russell- general store 1874-75

James Shields- general store 1873-74-75-76

Mrs. Belle Smith- millinery 1876

E. W. Smith- druggist 1873

C. I. Steen- planter 1873-74-75

Stevens & Busick- general store 1873-74

W. M. Thornton- drugs 1873-74-75

S. L. Tucker- mill. 1874-75

H. S. Walters- liquors 1873

Ware & Co.- grocery 1873

Washburn & Runge- b & s & general store 1873-74-75-76

A. Weill- peddler 1876

Chas. Weill- livery 1873-74-75-76

T. S. White- planter 1873-74

Williams, Rhodes & Co.- general store 1873

David Wilson- planter 1873-74-75

Joseph Wilson- saddler 1873-74-75-76

J. Yost & Co.- gin & mill 1874-75-76

 

 

 

 

 

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