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(Compilation from Caron's City Directories 1884-1938)

 

pre-1909 Address present address Year Head of Household/Business occupation or name of business or notes
         
1101 1001 1884-1886 Wells, Reuben  
  1887 Cowles, J P  
  1888-1896 Wilson, Frank C MD physician, may have had his office here as well
  1892 Wilson, Annie E school  
  1897-1898 Guthrie, Sallie F boarding  
  1899 Couty, Mary A boarding  
  1900 Neal, J T  
  1901 Vacant  
    1902-1916 multiple tenants, house appears to have been divided into apartments.   Suspect this house was torn down around 1916
    1916-1933+ Quick Tire Service
& United States Tire Co
 A note here:  The Quick Tire Service was founded by Craig Culbertson who grew up down the street at 1432 S Third.  His father was president of Churchill Downs in the 1920s & 1930s, and came up with the idea for the Garland of Roses for the Kentucky Derby.  It's an odd connection this building had then to the Kentucky Derby, so it's interesting that today it houses the headquarters of the Kentucky Derby Festival.
    1938+ US Rubber Products Inc & US Tire Dealer's Mutual Corp  
  2000 Kentucky Derby Festival headquarters  
         
1103 1003 1884-1893 Field, Harry P Hewett, Field & Co seeds, agri equipment and Dederick Hay Process, 416-18 W Main
  1894-1895 Henton, A E  
  1896-1898 Munnell, Nannie A  
  1899 Vacant  
  1900 Badgley, Sam F photographer  
  1901 Vacant  
  1902 Slack, R W  
  1903 Porter, Annie E  
  1904-1905 Porter, G E  
  1906 Speckmann, H P  
  1907 Vacant  
  1908-1911 Crabb, D D  
  1908-1911 Watkins, C T  
  1912 Kohnhorst, W F & E J music teachers  
    1914-1916 multiple tenants, house appears to have been divided into apartments.  Suspect this house was torn down around 1916
    1916-1933+ Quick Tire Service
& United States Tire Co
 
    1938+ US Rubber Products Inc & US Tire Dealer's Mutual Corp  
  2000 Kentucky Derby Festival headquarters  
         
1105 1005 1884-1893 Look, Samuel J proprietor Look & Smith  KY Live Stock Agency at 431 W Main with BF Smith
  1894-1895 Vacant  
  1896-1905 Mendel, Isaac  
    1906-1938+ multiple tenants, house appears to have been divided into 3 apartments.   
         
1107 1009 1884-1894 Ellison, Andrew Sr & Jr. Jr was clerk Snead & Co Iron Works
  1895 Weaver, Ben C president, Weaver's Business College (406.5 W Jefferson)
  1896 Vacant  
  1897 Olin, Sophia, music teacher  
  1898 Vacant  
    1899 multiple tenants, this half of the duplexed house appears to have been divided into 2-3 apartments.   
         
1109 1011 1884-1885 Higgins, R H  
  1886 Coleman, Barry  
  1887-1892 Galt, John T G broker, 456 W Main
  1893 Galt, J T G Mrs  
  1894-1898 Wood, Charles F traveling agent
  1899-1902 Crockwell, C E  
  1903-1909 Sale, E H & Della N boarding  
  1910-1911 Vacant  
  1911 Vacant  
  1912 Dunn, J T  
  1914-1915 Dunn, Ida M  
  1916 Lyons, C S  
  1917-1921+ Tanner, R B  
  1927 Koop, Belle furnished rooms (boarding)  
  1933 Vacant  
    1938 Shrader, Mattie E furnished rooms (boarding)  
         
1111 1013 1904-1906 Hartwell, F N involved in river shipping 
  1907-1927+ Evans, Patterson A Long & Evans merchant tailors
  1933 Johnson, Bessie boarding  
  1933 Johnson, C J  
  1938 Burns, Viola furn rooms  
  2000 The Hartwell House  
         
1113 1017 1884-1885 Grubbs, W B or W G  
  1886-1899 Matthews, William G WS Mathews & Sons tobacco handlers & exporters
  1900-1903 Martin, T H  
  1904 Martin, Matlida D  
  1905-1906 Martin, Edgar  
  1908 Vacant  
  1909 Vacant  
  1910-1916 Van Arsdale, J K  
  1917-1921+ Van Arsdale, Alice J  
    1921+ 4 apartments.  Old house appears to have been torn down in the early 1920s
  1927-1938+ Lewis Dry Cleaning System L T Lewis pres (C H Lewis pres & treas by 1938)
         
1115 1019 1884 Sutfield, O T  
  1885 Harrison, Minera J  
  1886-1888 Gathright, J T surveyor of customs, office Customs House
  1889 Middleton, Henley W  
  1890-1892 Maize, Thomas  
  1893-1894 Davis, Vincent  
  1895 Beattie, Francis R Rev professor, Presbyterian Theological Seminary
  1896-1898 Taylor, C W MD  
  1899 Taylor, Bessie  
  1900 Vacant  
  1901-1906 Stine, Bertha  
  1907 Ramsey, J B  
  1908 Vacant  
  1909 Rouse, Jas  
  1910-1911 Vacant  
  1912 Walter, Margaret  
  1914-1933+ Weidner, Carl physician, office on 2nd St downtown
         
1117 1023 1884-1910 Drummond, William W president, Drummond Mfg Co foundry, wagon & carriage axles and sec & treas KY Machinery Co
  1911-1912 Vacant  
  1914 2 residents  
  1915-1916 Vacant  
  1917-1921+ Lee, Annie H boarding  
  1920 Halleck, E W Rev  
    1927-1938+ Herman, W M & Viola R furnished rooms  
         
1119 1025 1884-1891 Sibley, Guy C lawyer & president National Collecting Co
  1892 Tupper, H A Jr, Rev  
  1893-1899 Richie, Henry C trav agt Henry W Barrett & Co
  1900-1901 Coyle, E A  
  1902 Vacant  
  1903-1909 Vaughan, W M  
  1910-1911 Vacant  
  1912-1921+ Love, Rewey H  
  1912-1927+ 2-3 apartments  
    1933-1938+ boarding/furnished rooms.  House no longer exists
         
1121 1029 1884 Vacant  
  1885-1887 Middleton, John  
  1888-1902 Leib, Louis Fred. Leib & Sons pork packers (Frederick, Louis & William)
  1903 Vacant  
  1904-1914 Davidson, J C  
  1915 Brown, Margaret  
  1916-1917 Vacant  
  1918 Hobday, Mary  
  1919-1920 Hobday, Nettie  
  1921 Lee, H L  
    1933 Ragland, H L furn rooms  House no longer exists
         
1123 1031 1884 Vacant  
  1885-1886 Hale, Charles A  
  1887-1894 Bangs, Adelia C Mrs widow of John B
  1895 Vacant  
  1896-1898 Phelps, Laban O  
  1899-1901 Hughes, Anna D  
  1902-1911 Witty, A P  
  1908-1911 Zanone, W P  
  1915-1917 Roseberry, R W MD  
    1912-1938+ appears to be apartments, rentals, boarding.  House no longer exists
         
1125 1033 1884-1914 Vaughan, Quentin D G Vaughan & Co tobacco rehandlers at 1137 8th with JP & EW (later at at 1026 W Main)
  1915-1916 Sanderfer, J W  
  1917-1920 2 apartments  
    1921-1933+ 4 apartments or boarding House no longer exists
         
1127 1037 1884 Vacant  
  1885-1888 Block, Nathan wholesale whiskies at 203 W Main
  1889 Vacant  
  1890-1891 Paine, Fulton G  
  1892 Graham, J W  
  1893-1895 Gathright, Owen Jr Harbison & Gathright wholesale saddlery
  1896-1897 Ashbrook, J T  
  1898-1920 Strater, C G  
  1921 Anderson, Fannie  
  1921 Leonard, Lizzie  
  1927-1938+ Wathen, Lucy furn rooms  
    1933 Hoppe, Madame french teacher House no longer exists
    present Auto repair facility  

General Notes:
* Resident occupations or notes have been added if known.  If you can supply more information on these houses or their early residents, we'd love to hear from you.  Email information@oldlouisville.com
*Years marked as "Vacant": can have several explanations or possibilities.  Obviously the house could actually have been vacant, or the family may have been temporarily away during canvassing, the address was between tenants, or the directory made an error (no one home & no one to ask).  In some cases it may indicate a new building awaiting its first residents, or one ready to be demolished to make way for a newer building.
* Many short-term residents (especially renters, boarders or apartment house tenants) have been omitted from this list.  For more complete listings see our History section and look for the appropriate Excel file.
* Grayed out listings:  A building at this address that possibly, probably or definitely no longer exists. 

About the dates:
*
After 1921, years are sampled 1927, 1933, 1938.  A + sign after a date reminds us that the resident may have also lived at this address before or after these dates.
* 1884 is the earliest date we can easily find records for these buildings.  Any homes noted to be occupied in 1884 are often older than that.  But it should also be kept in mind that an address record may represent more than one building over the years.  For example, a bungalow style house (early 20th C style, usually teens to 30s), is probably a replacement for an earlier building on the same site, especially where the address record goes back several decades before. Click here for a brief guide to house styles
* Years are inclusive.  For example, a resident listed at an address showing1890-1892  was listed in the directory at his address for three years: 1890, 1891 and 1892.

Accuracy:
*
There is no absolute guarantee of the accuracy of this information. 
*
Addresses in red mean there may be some question as to the matches between pre-1909 and present addresses.  While these are usually correct, further research may be needed.  After 1909, almost all addresses should be correct.
* Errors can often be found in original or secondary source material, and probably we made some along the way as well. 
* Corrections are welcome and deeply appreciated, but please be kind.  Many hundreds of hours of work and quite some expense have gone into researching these compilations, and harsh scolding only discourages further work.

 

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