Charlotte, Ill History
American Express Company, F. R. Manssen, gent and postmaster. There are two churches at Charlotte, the Evangelical, Rev. F. Beuscher, pastor, and Evangelical Lutheran, Rev. B. Spalding, pastor.
1897 there were 472 cars of grain shipped from
F. R. Manssen, Postmaster and American Express Agent
Sterrenberg & Manssen, General Merchandise, Farm Implements and Lumber
The Middle Division Elevator Co. – J. B. Grotevant, Manager, Grain
J. B. Grotevant,
F. S. Cooper, Implements and Blacksmithing
Frank Cooper, Harness Dealer
H. Gerds, Restaurant and Confectionery
J. Wortman, Shoemaker
S. Morgstein, dealers in iron, rags, bones, rubber, zinc, copper, brass, lead, empty oil barrels, beeswax, ginseng root, hides, pelts, wool, tallow, fur, etc.