Sunday, December 22, 2013

Pine Top, Kentucky, 1861.

Pine Top, 1861-1862.

Pine Top, Kentucky, is in the Northern part of Letcher County, 20 miles north of Whitesburg, the County Seat, Louisa is the nearest Railroad approach, 20 miles distant, Prestonburg, 40 miles south, is its nearest shipping point by water, on the west fork of the Big Sandy, and on the weekly mail and stage route to Whitesburg.  Population 200.  Daily mail.  Randolph B. Smith, Postmaster.

People of Pine Top.
A. A. Amburgey, Flour-mill, and Blacksmith.
Miss Jane Craft, School Teacher.
John Craft, Store Keeper.
James Hughes, Mill-wright and Medical Agt.
J. A. Hughes, Blacksmith.
William Madden, Live Stock.
Campbell Pigman, Flour-mill.
James M. Pigman, School Teacher, and Justice of Peace.
John Reynolds, Shoemaker.
Hardin Slone, Cooper.
I. Slone, Blacksmith.
James Slone, Mail contractor.
Rev. James H. Slone ( Baptist ).
Rev. John C. Slone ( Baptist ).
Rev. S. Slone ( Baptist )
J. B. Smith, Flour-mill and Justice of Peace.
Randolph B. Smith, Farmer and Postmaster.
John Stacy, Blacksmith and Carpenter.
Rev. John W. Stamper ( Baptist ).
W. R. Thomas, School Teacher.

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