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Davisville, Yolo County California

Davisville, Yolo County, PO 9½ miles south west of Woodland. This is a village springing up since the construction of the California Pacific Railroad, which passes through the place. It is situated in the midst of a rich agricultural section, on the north bank of Putah Creek, and is the center of considerable trade.

Fruit of excellent quality and in great variety is grown in the vicinity, and several thousand boxes of raisins were made in 1874, which sold at $2.75 per box of 23 pounds each.

Here the railroad forks, as it comes from the south, one branch going east 14 miles to Sacramento, and the other northerly to Woodland and Knight's Landing, 24 miles.

Allen Rev. clergyman (Methodist)
Brown Edmund L, liquor saloon and bowling alley
Brown Elijah W, hardware, stoves, agricultural implements and insurance agent
Collins Thomas B, blacksmith and wagon maker
Cooley & Rowe, proprietors Davisville Mills
Crandall C B, liquor saloon
Crawford Frederick G, liquor and billiard saloon
Dresbach, Bane A Company, general merchandise
Dresbach A Company, grain dealers and warehouse
Faber William, brewery
Fairburn Alexander Rev, clergyman (Presbyterian)
Gafford Jonathan W, hotel, billiard and liquor saloon
Gardner Matthew, physician
Grangers' Warehouse, W H Marden, manager
Green Thomas, boot and shoe maker
Gumpper John, liquor saloon and boot maker
Haight Emmor J, druggist and insurance agent
Hayden William S, livery and feed stable
Hite A E, well borer
Hoag Benjamin H, fruit and produce
Hoffman George, harness and saddlery
Horning Jacob, agent Wells, Fargo A Co
Horwood Charles A Company, blacksmiths and wagon makers
Kinsman Julius A, liquor saloon
Levy Henry, hair dressing saloon and baths
Marden William H, postmaster, hotel and market
McKenniff Jerry, boot and shoe maker
Molvin J C A Company, general merchandise
Melvin John C, liquor saloon
Melvin Joseph, grain warehouse
Morgan John L, carpenter and builder
O'Neal James, justice of the peace and notary public
Olufs B, agent Cal P R R and W U Telegraph Co
Parmeter Joel E, painter and paper hanger
Pearce Thomas B, dentist
Piper Daniel R. liquor saloon
Royce Roland W, livery and feed stable
Saunders I J, inventor
Schultz Frederick, liquor saloon
Siebold Andrew, bakery and liquor saloon
Steel Isaac C. lumber agent
Terrill A Williams, general merchandise
Tufts George, fancy goods
Weber George, liquor and billiard saloon
Weinberger Marcus, general merchandise
Welch E E Mrs, milliner and dressmaker
Wilson Barney, harness and saddlery

California Gazetteer | AHGP California

Source: Pacific Coast Business Directory for 1876-78, Compiled by Henry G. Langley, San Francisco, 1875


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