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REMEMBERING THE OLD-TIMERS
REMEMBERING THE OLD-TIMERS
The following names were extracted from the 1925 Washoe County Directory as having lived in
The following names were extracted from the 1925 Washoe County Directory as having lived in
the Gerlach/Empire area. Directory published by R. L. Polk & Co.. Extract by Gary B. Horton.
the Gerlach/Empire area. Directory published by R. L. Polk & Co.. Extract by Gary B. Horton.
Beaudoin, David
Beaudoin, David
Benefield., Ed
Benefield., Ed
Blancett, J. S.
 
  garage
[[J. S. Blancett | Blancett, J. S.]] garage
Benner, John J.
 
Benner, John J. (''Possible relative of Vergil Dyke Benner, killed in 1942 at the [[Empire Tramway (Nevada Historical Society Quarterly, Summer 1973) | Empire Tramway]]'')
 
Boyd, Allen
Boyd, Allen
Boyer, Clay F.
 
[[Clay F. Boyer | Boyer, Clay F.]]
 
Bradford, Frank
Bradford, Frank
Browne, Geo. A.
Browne, Geo. A.
Bryant, J. S.
Bryant, J. S.
Butler, W. T.Scott
 
soft drinks
Butler, W. T. Scott soft drinks
 
Cahill, Walter M.
Cahill, Walter M.
Carey, Neil
Carey, Neil
Carter, Hugh M.
Carter, Hugh M.
Christensen, Art.
Christensen, Art.
Clark, J. T.
Clark, J. T.
Clark, Victor
Clark, Victor
Conlan, Frank M.
Conlan, Frank M.
Cook, R. F.
Cook, R. F.
Cornish, S. 0.
 
  Agt WPRR
Cornish, S. O. Agt WPRR
Coykendall, Guy·
 
Coykendall, Guy
 
Crain, J. C.
Crain, J. C.
Cross, Claude
Cross, Claude
Dalton, w. E.
 
postmaster
[[W. E. Dalton | Dalton, W. E.]] [[Gerlach Post Office | postmaster]]
:Jelmas, Fred
 
Delmas, Fred
 
Dilts, L. O.
Dilts, L. O.
Dodson, Geo. J.
Dodson, Geo. J.
Doran, Ja.'Tles H.
 
Doran, James H.
 
Duffy, Edd
Duffy, Edd
Dutton, Jas. H.
Dutton, Jas. H.
?errari, Alford .
 
Ferrari , Frank
Ferrari, Alford
B"'inley, Ja3o P.
 
Finley, 0. ·~~
Ferrari, Frank
 
Finley, Jas. P.
 
Finley, O. C.
 
Finley, R. R.
Finley, R. R.
Fisher, J. H.
Fisher, J. H.
F'i.sk, C. W.
 
rriel, G. C.
Fisk, C. W. (''Probably Clyde Fisk, rancher.  Also paid [[1936 Tax List | 1936 taxes]] at [[Deep Hole]].  [[Squaw Reservoir]] was once called Fisk Reservoir.  See also [[Shootout at Hualipi Flats]]. '')
li'rizzell, Lloyd
 
F'rugoli, Pete
Friel, G. C.
:alindo ~ Harry P.
 
:;a.I-iety, Martin
Frizzell, Lloyd [https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/XKJG-J98 1930 Census] shows that he was b. 1881 and resided in Gerlach in 1930.  His mother was Annie J. Frizzell
]a.rrett, John w.
 
:::;arrison, D. E.
Frugoli, Pete
}eil, D. M.
 
~rlach, Fred C.
Galindo, Harry P.
::regory, Lewis
 
:;rimes, Jas. J.
Gariety, Martin
:;rotto, Frank
 
:;ruwell, Gilmer
[[John Garrett | Garrett, John W.]]
iagen, Carl F.
 
Ha.in, John
Garrison, D. E.
 
Geil, D. M.
 
[[Fred Gerlach | Gerlach, Fred C.]]
 
Gregory, Lewis
 
Grimes, Jas. J. (''Mildred Irene Jeakins married James Jacob Grimes in 1923 and then [[Charles Carter]] in 1936 (source: "[http://familytreemaker.genealogy.com/users/j/e/a/Donald-B-Jeakins-NV/GENE3-0009.html Descendants of Burford Jeakins]"'')
 
Grotto, Frank
 
Gruwell, Gilmer
 
Hagen, Carl F.
 
Hain, John
 
Haley, L. R.
Haley, L. R.
Hambly, Jack A.
Hambly, Jack A.
Ha.mxick, J. w.
 
Hamrick, J. W.
 
Harlan, George L.
Harlan, George L.
Hart, William
Hart, William
F~n, William c.
 
Hawkins, w. w.
Harvin, William C.
Heward, J. H.
 
Howard, J. H.
Hawkins, W. W.
gen mdse
 
Howell, .Tobn w.
Heward, J. H. (''[[Heward Troughs]]'')
Hughes, ::ienry J.
 
Hunter, Harry c.
Howard, J. H. gen mdse
HuthChinson, Mont E.
 
Howell, John W.
 
[[Henry J. Hughes | Hughes, Henry J.]]
 
Hunter, Harry C.
 
Hutchinson, Mont E. (''[[Gerlach Justice of the Peace]]'')
 
Hutchinson, Wressell
Hutchinson, Wressell
Itzania, George
Itzania, George
J eakins, Alford
 
[[Alford Jeakins | Jeakins, Alford]]
 
Johnson, C. A.
Johnson, C. A.
Keenan, J. H.
Keenan, J. H.
Kellicut, Fred D.
Kellicut, Fred D.
Kelly, Claude E.
Kelly, Claude E.
Kelly, Frank A.
Kelly, Frank A.
Kennedy, James H.
Kennedy, James H.
Kilborn, WUliam
 
IO.ein, J. J.
Kilborn, William
Kleinschmidt,. F. H.
 
Klein, J. J.
 
Kleinschmidt, F. H.
 
Landon, Louis
Landon, Louis
Langston, David
Langston, David
Lane, Charles D.
Lane, Charles D.
Larson, James
Larson, James
Leslie, Percy
Leslie, Percy
Luchesi, Charles
Luchesi, Charles
Lyn, Floy
Lyn, Floy
Lyons, Daniel
Lyons, Daniel
McCa.rJ, W. D.
 
McCary, W. D.
 
McCarthy, Max H.
McCarthy, Max H.
McCarthy, William
McCarthy, William
McGinnis, E. c. "Mac"
McGinnis, E. c. "Mac"
McGovern, John A.
McGovern, John A.
McG:raw 1 William
 
McGraw, William
 
McNeil, Patrick
McNeil, Patrick
¥.art in. Ray
 
Martin, Ray
 
Meaker, Reginald
Meaker, Reginald
Melody, Joseph c.
 
Melody, Laura.
Melody, Joseph C.
 
Melody, Laura
 
Melvin, L. A.
Melvin, L. A.
Moffatt, Bert
 
soft drinks
Moffatt, Bert soft drinks
Monson, A1 to ,
 
Monson, Alto
 
Monson, T. M.
Monson, T. M.
Moore, C. A.
Moore, C. A.
Moore, M. D.
Moore, M. D.
Morley, M. A.
Morley, M. A.
-Morrison, w. K.
 
Morrison, W. K.
 
Mosher, C. A.
Mosher, C. A.
Mosher, G. A.
Mosher, G. A.
Murdock, Ha.nse
 
Murdock, Hanse
 
Murdock, R. H.
Murdock, R. H.
Murdock, Wm. S.
 
gen md.se
Murdock, Wm. S. gen mdse
 
Myatta, M.
Myatta, M.
Nelson, A1
 
barber
Nelson, Al barber
Nottingham, Geo.
 
supt PPCCo
Nottingham, Geo. supt PPCCo
 
O'Neil, J. H.
O'Neil, J. H.
Ormsby, R. E.
Ormsby, R. E.
Ostrander, J. M.
 
soft drinks
Ostrander, J. M. soft drinks
 
Parker, Fred W.
Parker, Fred W.
Parker, Samuel F.
 
[[Parker Ranch | Parker, Samuel F.]] (''See [[Donald Jeakins: memories of Ogle Swingle]]'')
 
Parker, William
Parker, William
Parker, W. Dewey
 
Parker, W. Dewey (''See [[Parker Ranch]]'')
 
Parsons, William M.
Parsons, William M.
Penner, E.
Penner, E.
Perry, Ray
Perry, Ray
Phillips, L. Ferd
Phillips, L. Ferd
Piney, Frank
 
rest:raunt
Piney, Frank restaurant
Powell, c. Stanley
 
Raser, John
Powell, C. Stanley
Raynard, C. w.
 
Reeder1 T. L.
[[John Raser | Raser, John]]
Sa--rtain, A. R.
 
Raynard, C. W.
 
Reeder, T. L. (''Lem and Joseph Reeder had a mine in the [[Donnelly Mining District]]'')
 
Sartain, A. R.
 
Sellick, Joseph
Sellick, Joseph
Shedd, Bert
 
Shedd, George w.
[[Bert Shedd | Shedd, Bert]] (''Found gold in 1910 in the [[Granite Range]]'')
 
Shedd, George W.
 
Shedd, Roy
Shedd, Roy
Shelby~ Francis
 
Shutty, Fran.'tt
Shelby, Francis
 
Shutty, Frank
 
Simmons, Jacob M.
Simmons, Jacob M.
Sinz, A. H.
Sinz, A. H.
Smith, F. C.
Smith, F. C.
Strong, W. R.
 
soft drinks
Strong, W. R. soft drinks
 
Swift, C. W.
Swift, C. W.
Toft, M. P.
Toft, M. P.
Tomaino, G.
Tomaino, G.
Turnbow, Oscar
Turnbow, Oscar
Vad, Chris
Vad, Chris
Van Norman, o. D.
 
Vogel, J. F.
[[O. D. Van Norman | Van Norman, O. D.]] (''Possibly Oddie Van Norman, who wrote "I Rode For Gerlach".  See [[Louis Gerlach]], [[James Raser]], [[Hog Ranch Mountains]]'')
Wagner, Richard
 
Wagner, W. M.
Vogel, J. F. (''Possible co-owner of the [[Vogel Weiss Ranch]], (located near Wheeler Ranch), [http://books.google.com/books?id=ZrzJXcg9wlAC&lpg=PA43&ots=rRhtipddmE&dq=vogel%20weiss%20washoe&pg=PA43#v=onepage&q=vogel%20weiss%20washoe&f=false Vogel and Weiss Ranch Artesian Well] - Joyce M. Cox, Washoe County'')
Ward, Robert
 
Webster, C. R.
Wagner, Richard (''Possible name source for [[Wagner Springs]]?'')
soft drinks
 
Weiss, Eiiward
Wagner, W. M. (''Possible name source for [[Wagner Springs]]?'')
WellS William
 
~'hi te, Mike
Ward, Robert (''Possibly associated with [[Fly Geyser]]?'')
 
Webster, C. R. soft drinks
 
Weiss, Edward (''See Vogel, above'')
 
Wells, William
 
White, Mike
 
Wilder, E. T.
Wilder, E. T.
Williams, Austin B.
 
Williams, Austin B. (''[[DeWayne Williams]]' father.  Source: "[http://www.archives.com/1940-census/austin-williams-nv-11374064 1940 Census]"'')
 
Williams, Harry R.
Williams, Harry R.
Wilson, George w.
 
Witherspoon, s.
Wilson, George W.
Woods, E. A.
 
livery
Witherspoon, S.
 
Woods, E. A. livery
 
Wurth, James
Wurth, James
Young" Frank
 
Young, Frank
 
Young. R. J.
Young. R. J.
Zuniga, Alford
Zuniga, Alford
Zuniga., Frank
 
Zuniga., Har.cy
Zuniga, Frank
Businesses List.ed:
 
American Railway Expresf
Zuniga, Harry
Company
 
Donnelly Mountain Mini~
 
Company
Businesses Listed:
 
American Railway Express Company
 
[[Donnelly District | Donnelly Mountain Mining Company]]
 
Tohoquo Mining Company
Tohoquo Mining Company
Western Pacific Ry. Co.
 
Western Union Telegraph
[[Railroad | Western Pacific Ry. Co.]]
Company
 
Brannan &: Brannan, gen
Western Union Telegraph Company
mdse
 
Note:
Brannan & Brannan, gen mdse
Some of you readers may he
 
noticed that there are quite
Note: Some of you readers may have noticed that there are quite number of people in the soft d±ink business. Remember, it was durlng prohibition. All the people selling soft drinks in 1925 were dispensing whiskey prior to 1917, when prohibition became law.
number of people in the soft
 
d±ink business. Remember, 1
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prior to 1917, when prohibit
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Latest revision as of 03:16, 30 April 2021

1925 Washoe County Directory From Gary B. Horton.

(Comments not appearing in the directory are in italics)

REMEMBERING THE OLD-TIMERS The following names were extracted from the 1925 Washoe County Directory as having lived in the Gerlach/Empire area. Directory published by R. L. Polk & Co.. Extract by Gary B. Horton.

Beaudoin, David

Benefield., Ed

Blancett, J. S. garage

Benner, John J. (Possible relative of Vergil Dyke Benner, killed in 1942 at the Empire Tramway)

Boyd, Allen

Boyer, Clay F.

Bradford, Frank

Browne, Geo. A.

Bryant, J. S.

Butler, W. T. Scott soft drinks

Cahill, Walter M.

Carey, Neil

Carter, Hugh M.

Christensen, Art.

Clark, J. T.

Clark, Victor

Conlan, Frank M.

Cook, R. F.

Cornish, S. O. Agt WPRR

Coykendall, Guy

Crain, J. C.

Cross, Claude

Dalton, W. E. postmaster

Delmas, Fred

Dilts, L. O.

Dodson, Geo. J.

Doran, James H.

Duffy, Edd

Dutton, Jas. H.

Ferrari, Alford

Ferrari, Frank

Finley, Jas. P.

Finley, O. C.

Finley, R. R.

Fisher, J. H.

Fisk, C. W. (Probably Clyde Fisk, rancher. Also paid 1936 taxes at Deep Hole. Squaw Reservoir was once called Fisk Reservoir. See also Shootout at Hualipi Flats. )

Friel, G. C.

Frizzell, Lloyd 1930 Census shows that he was b. 1881 and resided in Gerlach in 1930. His mother was Annie J. Frizzell

Frugoli, Pete

Galindo, Harry P.

Gariety, Martin

Garrett, John W.

Garrison, D. E.

Geil, D. M.

Gerlach, Fred C.

Gregory, Lewis

Grimes, Jas. J. (Mildred Irene Jeakins married James Jacob Grimes in 1923 and then Charles Carter in 1936 (source: "Descendants of Burford Jeakins")

Grotto, Frank

Gruwell, Gilmer

Hagen, Carl F.

Hain, John

Haley, L. R.

Hambly, Jack A.

Hamrick, J. W.

Harlan, George L.

Hart, William

Harvin, William C.

Hawkins, W. W.

Heward, J. H. (Heward Troughs)

Howard, J. H. gen mdse

Howell, John W.

Hughes, Henry J.

Hunter, Harry C.

Hutchinson, Mont E. (Gerlach Justice of the Peace)

Hutchinson, Wressell

Itzania, George

Jeakins, Alford

Johnson, C. A.

Keenan, J. H.

Kellicut, Fred D.

Kelly, Claude E.

Kelly, Frank A.

Kennedy, James H.

Kilborn, William

Klein, J. J.

Kleinschmidt, F. H.

Landon, Louis

Langston, David

Lane, Charles D.

Larson, James

Leslie, Percy

Luchesi, Charles

Lyn, Floy

Lyons, Daniel

McCary, W. D.

McCarthy, Max H.

McCarthy, William

McGinnis, E. c. "Mac"

McGovern, John A.

McGraw, William

McNeil, Patrick

Martin, Ray

Meaker, Reginald

Melody, Joseph C.

Melody, Laura

Melvin, L. A.

Moffatt, Bert soft drinks

Monson, Alto

Monson, T. M.

Moore, C. A.

Moore, M. D.

Morley, M. A.

Morrison, W. K.

Mosher, C. A.

Mosher, G. A.

Murdock, Hanse

Murdock, R. H.

Murdock, Wm. S. gen mdse

Myatta, M.

Nelson, Al barber

Nottingham, Geo. supt PPCCo

O'Neil, J. H.

Ormsby, R. E.

Ostrander, J. M. soft drinks

Parker, Fred W.

Parker, Samuel F. (See Donald Jeakins: memories of Ogle Swingle)

Parker, William

Parker, W. Dewey (See Parker Ranch)

Parsons, William M.

Penner, E.

Perry, Ray

Phillips, L. Ferd

Piney, Frank restaurant

Powell, C. Stanley

Raser, John

Raynard, C. W.

Reeder, T. L. (Lem and Joseph Reeder had a mine in the Donnelly Mining District)

Sartain, A. R.

Sellick, Joseph

Shedd, Bert (Found gold in 1910 in the Granite Range)

Shedd, George W.

Shedd, Roy

Shelby, Francis

Shutty, Frank

Simmons, Jacob M.

Sinz, A. H.

Smith, F. C.

Strong, W. R. soft drinks

Swift, C. W.

Toft, M. P.

Tomaino, G.

Turnbow, Oscar

Vad, Chris

Van Norman, O. D. (Possibly Oddie Van Norman, who wrote "I Rode For Gerlach". See Louis Gerlach, James Raser, Hog Ranch Mountains)

Vogel, J. F. (Possible co-owner of the Vogel Weiss Ranch, (located near Wheeler Ranch), Vogel and Weiss Ranch Artesian Well - Joyce M. Cox, Washoe County)

Wagner, Richard (Possible name source for Wagner Springs?)

Wagner, W. M. (Possible name source for Wagner Springs?)

Ward, Robert (Possibly associated with Fly Geyser?)

Webster, C. R. soft drinks

Weiss, Edward (See Vogel, above)

Wells, William

White, Mike

Wilder, E. T.

Williams, Austin B. (DeWayne Williams' father. Source: "1940 Census")

Williams, Harry R.

Wilson, George W.

Witherspoon, S.

Woods, E. A. livery

Wurth, James

Young, Frank

Young. R. J.

Zuniga, Alford

Zuniga, Frank

Zuniga, Harry


Businesses Listed:

American Railway Express Company

Donnelly Mountain Mining Company

Tohoquo Mining Company

Western Pacific Ry. Co.

Western Union Telegraph Company

Brannan & Brannan, gen mdse

Note: Some of you readers may have noticed that there are quite number of people in the soft d±ink business. Remember, it was durlng prohibition. All the people selling soft drinks in 1925 were dispensing whiskey prior to 1917, when prohibition became law.

See Also