Cumberland, Mississippi

Webster County

Population: 170 in 1920

                    151 in 1930

                    145 in 1940

Town incorporated:  1-3-1872

Post office: 11-9-1868 to 10-31-1959

Railroads: MJ&KC- NOM&C- GM&N- GM&O

Next Town North- Dancy



Milepost 262 on valuation map

(from Mobile)


Next Town South- Maben


1912 soil survey map

1972 USGS topo map

HISTORY by Tony Howe: 

INDUSTRY (per Dun & Bradstreet)-









BUSINESSES (per R.G. Dun & Co.)- 

Arnolds & Thomas- general store 1874-75

V. Blaylock- blacksmith 1874-75

Cook & Bro., dry goods 1873

Cook & Hodges- drugs 1875

J. E. Cook- dry goods 1874-75-76

Mrs. A. J. Cooke, general store 1900

Davis & Bro. (near)- mill 1874-75

Thomas J. Davis- confections 1875-76

H. M. Griffin- general store 1874-75-76

J. F. Kimbrel, general store & farmer 1900

Joe Marshall, grocery 1900

McHendon & Owens, dry goods 1873

Mill McElroy, dry goods 1873

M. H. McLendon- physician 1874-75

Mixon & Burgess- liquors 1874-75

People's Tanning & Mfg. Co. 1900

Noel Skelton, general store 1900

E. Spencer- dry goods 1874-75-76

A. H. Thomas- physician 1874-75

J. P. Thomas, general store & mfg jugs 1900






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