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The Phoenix City Directory 1916


Porum 1916

Directory of Porum

Porum is on the line of the M V R R about 31 miles south of Muskogee and is an incorporated town with a population of about 1000. Porum has a State Bank in good financial standing a weekly newspaper, and two churches, Methodist and Baptist. It has telephone and telegraph connection and is also a regular station of Wells Fargo & Co Express.
Town Officers
Town Board – Wm Wilson pres
Town Clerk – Herschel E Sullivan Town Treasures – O W Kirk
Postmaster T E Futrell
A
Adams Myrtle (wid Adolphus)
Alleger Hiram P (Katherine) wks Muskogee Lbr Co
American State Bank M R Chilcutt pres, Ralph Reed Cashr, H R Plunkett Asst Cashr
Anderson Olga Miss
Anderson Victor (Christine) farmer
Arnold Fannie (wid Fowler G)
Atkins James P (Helen) pastor Porum Methodist Church
B
Branum Rhoda M Mrs restaurant
Brown Louis F (Janie)
C
Cain George W (Lizzie)
Call Beatrice Miss
Camp Arnold M (Melissa) grocer produce and justice of the peace
Camp James A clk A M Camp
Cantrell Walter M (Bessie) lab
Cavender Stephen C (Mollie_ lawyer
Chilcutt M R pres American State Bank r Ada Okla
Child’s Drug Store F H Martin prop
Clifton Thomas C (Lula)
Cole Ira E bkpr American State Bank
Cole John B (Belle) (Cole & Mathews)
Cole & Mathew (J B Cole, T B Mathews) gen mdse
Coleman Bertha L Miss
Coleman Robert
Coleman Samuel G (Elizabeth) drayman
Commercial Hotel J T McLellan prop
Coodey Daniel R (Ella) gen mdse
Couch Frankie Miss student
Cowan Jesse (Mary) farmer
Critintun Henry G confectioner
D
Dandridge James W (Minnie) farmer
Davis James C
DeLoach M Rev pastor First Baptist Church
Denton Jack (Bettie)
Divers George C billiards
E
Earley Hiram H
Eichling Claude W (Maud) collr American State Bank
Eichling Oscar F (Mary) farmer
Elvington Ellen (wid L C)
Emanuel Leo (Linda) Porum 2d-hand store
Emanuel Leo Jr clk
Emanuel Second Hand Store (Leo Emanuel)
F
Fahnestock Gilbert C (Julia) farmer
Fahnestock Olive Miss
Farley Milton G (Minnie) farmer
Farner Wilbur D
Farris Robert C (Bertha) phys
Faulkner Floyd C slsmn
Faulkner Morris J (Edith) oil
Finklea Bros (Raymond A and Floyd A) hardware, furniture and undertakers
Finklea Floyd A (Esther) (Finklea Bros)
Finklea Hugh G (Alice) hdw
Finklea Raymond A (Finklea Bros)
First Baptist Church Rev M DeLoach pastor
Fourmy Silas farmer
Fraser Mary Mrs
Futrell T Edgar (Irene) Postmaster
G
Geist Nels T (Laveta)
Gonzales Andre (Paquita) lab
Groves Evan E (Audie)
Groves James (Minnie) farmer
Groves Lawrence student
Guinn Bart A (Lizzie) clk D R Coodey
Guinn Etna Miss
Guinn Roy C lab
Guinn Thomas A (Belle) farmer
H
Hahn Fred J (Bertha) butcher
Hall Sidney F (Rosa) genl mdse
Harris Ted clk Edward Taylor
Harrison Coy (Jena) drayman
Hartsell Charles C (Myrtle) contr
Harvey Frank C (Nellie) agent M V R R and tel opr
Hawkins Emma G Miss tchr
Hawkins John E (Cooie) carp
Herchelman Daniel E lawyer
House Jeremiah (Fannie) lab
House Nannie Miss
I
Ingram Alvah T (Rosa B) mgr Ingram Trading Co
Ingram Trading Co A T Ingram mgr gen mdse
Ingram Victor
J
James Oscar D (Mary E) lab
Johnson Augusta (wid Ed)
Johnson Florence Miss clk
Johnson George W (Abbie) farmer
Johnson Grover C (Mary) tmstr
Jones Arthur C (Myrtle) section foreman M V R R
Jones Pierce
Jones Zel lab M V R R
K
Kelley James S (Josephine) section hand
Kelley Walter M lab
Kendrick Belle Miss
Kendrick Lemoin (Sarah)
Kendrick Richard T clk
Kirk Oriel W (Laura I) farmer and city treasurer
L
Lasiter James F (Rosalie) barber
Leird Sherwood clk M V R R
Lewis Andrew J (Ada) clk J M McLemore
Looper William E (Mallie)
Mc
McClure Douglas (Mattie) farmer
McDaniel John R (Lula) cattleman
McLellan Ava Miss
McLellan Fay Miss
McLallan John T (Lavonia) prop Commercial Hotel
McLemore Jasper M (Nina) gel mdse
McLemore Ralph carrier P O RFD #3
McMasters Cecelia Miss
McMasters Fon (Cecelia) farmer
McNair Freeman M (Mary) lab
M
Martin Frank D agt Muskogee Daily Phoenix
Martin Frank H (Alice E) prop Child’s Drug Store
Martin Frank H Jr student
Mathew Lida Miss
Mathews Tellie M Miss tchr
Mathews Thomas B (Amanda E) (Cole & Mathews)
Maxey Ira (Iva) lab
Merrell Edward D (Nannie) restaurant
Merrell Fred E (Mabel) engineer
Merrell George R lab
Merrill James R
Merrill Wilbur C (Florence) farmer
Midland Valley R R F C Harvey agent
Miks Ola E Miss
Miks Paul V (Verna G) farmer
Miks Victor C (Louise)
Miller Williams T real estate
Monical Joseph B (Nellie S) tchr
Moore Horatio S (Mary C) blksmith
Muskogee Lumber Co H P Alleger mgr
N
Neal George M (Mollie) clk Cole & Mathews
Nicholson Benjamin F (Martha M)bkpr Ingram Trading Co
Nonweiler Clara (Wid William P)
Nonweiler Oscar C
P
Pashall Edward C farmer
Patterson Albert C
Patterson Charles farmer
Patterson William T (Laura) farmer
Pebworth Lillian Miss
Pippin Joseph S
Pippin Freda S Miss
Pitts Dovey F Miss
Pitts Eil (Vina) blksmith
Pitts Ethel M Miss
Pitts William I (Dovie) blksmith
Plunkett Arthur J (Kate) carrier P O RFD No 2
Plunkett Homer R (Mae) asst cashr American State Bank
Plunkett John H (Mittie) phys
Poe Perry (Dovie) lab
Poe Truce Miss
Poole Oscar (Ada)
Porum Drug co P T Ragland mgr
Porum High School
Porum Journal (Weekly) J H price publisher
Porum Methodist Church Rev J P Atkins pastor
Porum Telephone Exchange Robert Thacker mgr
Post Office T Edgar Futrell post master Miss Ruth Young asst
Pratchard Guy clk Porum Drug Co
Preston Frank L (Florence) carrier P O RFD No 1
Price Joseph H (Lenora E) editor and pub Porum Journal and job printing
Price Joseph H Jr printer
Price Miles A tchr
R
Ragland Porter T (Clara) mgr Porum Drug Co
Reding Ruth Mrs
Reed Ralph (Zoe) cashr American State Bank
Rosenbaumn James H (Fredonia) mgr gin
S
Sellers Jorah (Mattie) farmer
Shahan Abraham S (Effie) restaurant
Shawger Frank (Goldie) lab
Shoemake Carrie Miss
Shoemake Cyrena Miss
Shoemake Grace Miss student
Shoemake Huey (Nancy) farmer
Shoemake Ira hostler
Shoemake Mary Miss
Shoemake Ninnah Miss student
Shoemake Richard (Mollie) livery
Sims Charles (Nora) lab
Skaggs Elizabeth M Mrs
Smith Grocery Co (Rovert E Smith)
Smith Jesse E miller
Smith Nina M Miss
Smith Robert E (Mary) (Smith Grocery)
Smith Sallie (wid William F)
Stewart Jasper R lab
Stewart Wess (Viola) clk R E Smith
Stewart William (Viola) lab
Stout Carmon barber J F Lasiter
Stover Eugene farmer
Stover Robert (Ella) farmer
Sullivan Herschel E (Madrid P) city clk
T
Taylor Edward (Lillian) hdwe
Taylor Thomas (Mary) genl mdse
Thacker Robert (Mollie) mgr Porum Telephone Exchange
Thayer Horatio G (Ella) lawyer
Thompson William B (Walse) farmer
Tone Joseph (Helen) tailor
Town Board William Wilson pres
Town Clerk Herchel E Sullivan
Town Treasurer O W Kirk
V
Van Ausdale L W (Blanche) mgr city lights and water
Van Zandt James S (Margaret) farmer
Van Zandt Joseph R farmer
Van Zandt Pearl Miss
Varner Sandie J blksmith
Vowell Charles W (Lena) phys
W
Weaver George W (Alice) farmer
Weaver Herman J (Alma) lab
Webb Boyless W (Olive) asst mgr Ingram Trading Co
Weldon Clyde E (Nancy) farmer
Wells Fargo Express Co F C Harvey Agt
Western Union Telegraph F C Harvey mgr
Williams John H (Roxie A) paper-hanger
Wilson Joseph S (Sara)
Wiley Samuel clk S F Jall
Wiley Samuel E (Susie) section hand
Wilson William racket store and president town board
Work Eliza (wid James)
Wright Foster
Wright Wilbur R (Mary) lab
Y
Yost John (Louellen) farmer
Young Ruth Miss asst postmaster
Business Directory of Porum
Banks
American State Bank
Barbers
Lasiter James F
Billiards and Pool
Divers G C
Churches
First Baptist Church Rev M Deloach pastor
Porum Methodist Church Rev James P Atkins pastor
Confectioners
Critintun H G
Contractors
Hartsell Charles C
Druggist – Retail
Child’s Drug Store
Porum Drug Co
Express Companies
Wells Fargo & Co Express
Furniture – Retail
Finklea Bros
General Merchandise
Cole & Mathews
Coodey Daniel R
Hall S F
Ingram Trading Co
McLemore J M
Taylor Thomas
Grocers
Camp Arnold M
Smith Grocery Co
Hardware – Retail
Finklea Bros
Taylor Edward
Hotels
Commercial Hotel
Justices of the Peace
Camp Arnold M
Lawyers
Cavender Stephen C
Herschelman Daniel E
Livery Stables
Shoemake Richard
Lumber Dealers
Muskogee Lumber Co
Newspapers
Porum Journal The
Notaries Public
Cavender S C
Coodey D R
Futrell T E
Geist N T
Hershelman D E
Neal G M
Nicholson B F
Reed Ralph
Paper Hangers
Williams John A
Physicians and Surgeons
Plunkett John A
Vowell Charles W
Printers – Book and Job
Price J H
Publishers
Price Joseph H
Railroads
Midland Valley R R
Racket Stores
Wilson William
Real Estate
Miller William T
Restaurants
Branum Rhoda M Mrs
Merrell Edward D
Shanhan Abraham S
Schools
Porum High School
Second Hand Goods
Emanuel Second Hand Store
Tailors
Tone Joseph
Telegraph & Telegraphs Cos
Porum Telephone Exchange
Western Union Telegraph Co
Undertakers
Flinklea Bros


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Transcribed March 2002 by Alissa Hill, Muskogee
©Alissa Hill, 2002, 2003




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