Falkner, Mississippi

Tippah County

Population: 148 in 1910

                    197 in 1920

Town incorporated:  4-2-1874

Post office: 11-8-1872 to present

Railroads: Ripley RR- SIR&K- G&C- MJ&KC- NOM&C- GM&N- GM&O

Next Town North- Tiplersville

 

Milepost 350.4 in 1905

Milepost 356.8 in 1924

(from Mobile)

 

Next Town South- Norton

 

1912 soil survey map

1951 USGS topo map

HISTORY by Tony Howe: 

INDUSTRY (per Dun & Bradstreet)-

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

BUSINESSES (per R.G. Dun & Co.)- 

Childers & Conner, general store 1900

B. M. Conner, general store 1900

W. H. Connor- general store 1875

Finger & Co., general store 1900

Allen Luker- general store 1876

L. L. & J. A. McCoun- general store 1874-75-76

McCown Bros., general store 1900

W. L. Mauldin, steam grist mill 1900

J. H. & J. A. Norton- general store 1873

Norton & Holbrook- general store 1874-75-76

Porch & McCown- general store 1874

Rutherford, McCrow & Co.- general store 1874-76

W. W. Rutherford- general store 1875

L. D. Spight & Bro.- general store 1874-76

S. R. Spight- drugs 1875

G. P. Stewart, saw & grist mills 1900

P. Tapp, farmer & general store 1900

 

 

 

 

 

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