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

    

pre-1909 Address present address Year Head of Household occupation or name of business or notes
       
1700 1500 1895 Vacant  
1700 1500 1896-1897 McLennan, Alexander R  
  1898 Harbison, J J listed again once in 1906
  1899-1938+ McLennan, Rosa H (Rose) widow of Alex R
  2000 Hill Street Greens (park)  
         
1702 1504 1894-1901 McGoodwin, Harry Clerk Standard Oil Co
  1902-1904 Bakrow, R D  
  1905-1915 Short, Alice  
  1916 Vacant  
  1917-1927+ Norman, J Van Dyke treasurer, Central Glass Co & Norman Quirk & Graham lawyers
  1927+ Reekie George H superintendent, Wortham Construction Co
  1933+ Grant, G W  
  1938 6 households  
         
1704 1508 1896 Vacant  
  1897-1899 Hite, Louis  
  1900 Culbertson, Rebecca K widow (3rd wife) of William Stuart Culbertson of New Albany
  1901-1902 Barrett, A G  
  1903-1906 Nelson, C L  
  1907-1911 Blanc, Mary M  
  1912-1916 Bingham, H H  
  1917-1920 Bales, B B  
  1921-1933+ Bensinger, Arthur B lawyer
  1938+ Bensinger, Blanche  
         
1706 1510 1897-1912 Glover, W E  
  1913-1915 Glover, Anna P  
  1916-1927+ Lynn, William O President, Lynn-Kerr Co wholesale millinery
  1933+ Lynn, Perry  
  1938 4 households  
         
1708 1514 1896 Vacant  
  1897 Lindenberger, George  
  1898 Grauman, Fannie  
  1899-1921+ Wilson, Hardin  
  1900-1902 Wilson, W H  
  1916-1921+ Edwards, Boyette real estate  
  1921 Wilson, T B  
  1927-1938+ White Apartments about 8-9 units
         
1710 1518 1897 Ferguson, L K  
  1899 Grauman, Fannie  
  1900-1913 Hudson, John P Stock Dealer
    1910 Louisville Santa Clause Association  
  1914 Hudson, Sarah B  
  1915-1917 McKnight, W H  
  1916 McKnight, W H  
  1917 McKnight, Attia P  
  1918 McKnight, Stuart  
  1919 Bowmer, T W  
  1920-1921 Rodman, C D  
  1927-1938+ Coats, Ida S and 2 tenants
         
1712 1520 1897 Vacant  
  1898-1909 Ferguson, L K Globe Refining Co
  1911 Ballard, C T  
  1912-1914 Blanc, Mary M  
  1916-1919 Ferguson, Evelyn  
  1920 Reid, Harry  
  1921-1933+ Straus, Emanuel E president Courier-Journal Job Prinitng Co
  1938+ Sage, Elizabeth T  furnished rooms (boarding)
         
1714 1524 1898-1905 Dinkelspiel, Joseph  
  1906-1909 Bloch, J D  
  1910-1912 Ward, O P  
  1913-1917 Serpell, J R  
  1918 Vacant  
  1919-1920 Conn, W S  
  1920-1921+ Denunzio, Salvator  
  1927-1933+ 2-3 households  
  1938+ Curtis, Mynn S furnished rooms (boarding)
         
1716 1528 1900 Vacant  
  1901 D'Oench, Wm  
  1902 Vacant  
  1903 Button, J H  
  1904 Manget, Fred  
  1905-1908 Jones, S P  
  1909 Courtney, R H Jr  
  1910-1912 Jones, S P  
  1913-1914 Canada, E N  
  1915-1919 Thompson, H D  
  1920 Vacant  
  1921 Kolross, E J  
  1921 Redfern, Jack  
  1927 Capito, George H  
  1933-38+ 3-4 households  
         
1718 1530 1900 Coldeway, William G Wholesale Whiskey
  1900 Blue, William R physician
  1901 Vacant  
  1902-1903 Matthews, J V  
  1904-1913 Brown, Creel  
  1914-1915 Vacant  
  1916-1917 Ewing, L C  
  1918-1920 Shrader, H U  
  1921+ Turner, W F  
  1927 Barnes, H L  
  1927 Barnes, Rosa Widow of J W Barnes
  1927-1933+ Turner, William F president Rothenburger & Turner real estate
  1938 2 households  

 

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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