Maben, Mississippi

Oktibbeha and Webster County

Population: 282 in 1900

                   539 in 1910

                   499 in 1920

                   508 in 1930

                  675 in 1940

Town incorporated:  2-13-1890

Post office: July 13, 1889 to present

Railroads: MJ&KC- NOM&C- GM&N- GM&O

                GP- Sou Ry in Miss- C&G- ICG- CAGY

GM&N Next Town North- Cumberland

C&G Next Town East- Hatcher


C&G Milepost 43.84

MJ&KC Milepost 256.1 in 1905

GM&N Milepost 257.51 on valuation map

(from Mobile)


C&G and GM&N Next Town South- Mathiston


1912 soil survey map

1972 USGS topo map

HISTORY by Tony Howe: 

INDUSTRY (per Dun & Bradstreet)-








BUSINESSES (per R.G. Dun & Co.)- 

M. L. Alford, general store 1900

Bank of West Point, 1900

G. W. Boyles & Co., general store 1900

O. B. Cook, general store 1900

Mrs. P. Cunningham, general store 1900

Jas. A. Dunlop, general store 1900

O. A. Friday, hardware 1900

Gaines Bros., general store 1900

A. L. Gammil, grocery 1900

W. S. Haley & Co., grocery 1900

D. F. Holland, millinery 1900

Mrs. M. E. Honea, millinery 1900

J. Kolb & Bro., general store 1900

J. F. McIlwain, grocery 1900

Naron & Mancill, general store 1900

O'Neill & Harpole, general store 1900

W. P. Owens, drugs 1900

W. T. Quinn & Sons, general store 1900

T. C. & W. A. Randall, general store 1900

B. F. Sanders, hotel & livery 1900

C. S. Sheffield, general store 1900

Mrs. J. L. Sherman, general store 1900

A. H. Thomas, Jr., general store 1900

J. A. Thomas, general store 1900

Thomas & Hartley, drugs 1900

Wax, Gabie & Co., general store 1900

D. W. Williams, jewelry 1900

W. B. Wofford, grocery 1900

G. W. Yeates & Co., general store 1900






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