April 27, 2021

Pages 5718
Whole Number 199

DAYTON, MONTGOMERY COUNTY, OHIO
CITY DIRECTORIES



A number of years ago a Sparks researcher at the Library of Congress, Washington, D.C., reported that the earliest city directory of record for Dayton, Ohio, in which the name Sparks appears, is that for 1856-1857. The next available directory is for 1879-1880, and the third is dated 1890-1892. The Sparks entries in these three directories are:

1856-1856, p.179:Sparks, Peter. Cooper, ss Water St.9 b. Taylor & Webster.

     "   , Simon. Machinist, N.W.C., 3rd & Webster.

1879-1880, p.372: Sparks, Albert F. Machinist.. res. 721 E. 2nd.

    "   , Simon. Foreman, Woodsum Machine Co.; res. 721 E. 2nd.

1891-1892, p.697: Sparks, Frank S. Machinist; res. 60 S. June.

   "    , Simon. (Peering & S.); res. 60 S. June.
   "    , Thomas E. Carpenter; res. 1211 S. Wayne Ave.
   "    , W. Edward. Machinist; res. 536 E. 2nd.

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