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Bakers of Harrisburg's Old 8th Ward

Name Location Years of Operation Ethnicity/
Race
Notes
Frederick Wagner

-State n Cowden
-513 State
-511 State

-1863-64
-1869-1892
- 1895-1907
German -Lived @ same address
-Also listed as "Grocer"
-After 1907, listed as having no profession
James Donahue -North n 4th -1869-1872 -Lived @ same until 1871
-After 1872, listed as "Watchman"
Anthony Fetterman -State n 4th
-435 State
-1869-1875 -Lived @ same address
-Wife and son take over after 1875
Charles Houser -7th n North -1869 -Lived @ same address
Peter Miller -North n Cowden -1869 -Lived @ same address
-After 1869, listed as "Laborer"
Frederick Swilkey -Walnut n Cowden -1869 -Lived @ same address
Frederick Gastrock -Walnut c 4th -1871-1872 -Lived @ same address
-Photograph
Samuel J. Felix -510 Walnut -1874-1876 -Lived @ same address after 1876
-Before 1874, listed as "Clerk" in Henry's Confectionery on Market
William Thompson -518 Walnut -1874-1875

-Lived @ same address

Oliver Anderson -509 South -1876-1877

-Also listed as "Tobacco"
- Lived @ same address
-After 1877, listed as "Tobacconist"

Mrs. Elizabeth Fetterman and Son -435 State -1876-1882

-Lived @ same address
-Son's name is Jacob
-Took over for deceased husband (see above)

Mrs. Elizabeth Minskey -426 Walnut -1876-1882 -Also listed as "Confectioner"
-Lived @ same address
-Before 1876, listed as "Minskey and Super pop and beer"
-After 1876, listed as "Produce"
Charles F. Bolt -520 Filbert
-121 Short
-1878-1882
-1900-1903
German -Lived @ same address
-Before 1878, listed as "Baker" not in 8th Ward
-In 1904, widow lives @ same
-Photograph
Constantine Benitz -438 Walnut
-440 Walnut

-1878-1887
-1879-1880

-Also listed as "Grocer" and "Confectioner"
- Lived @ same address
Frederick J. Miller -435 State
-500 State
-1883-1889
-1890-1913
German -Lived @ same address
-Before, listed as "Barber"
-After, listed as "Baker" living @ 523 N. 16th in 1915
-Photograph
Amos Warner -542 North -1883 -Lived @ same address
-After 1883, listed as "Restaurant" @ 451 State
Alonzo E. Brady -r 520 Filbert -1886-1887 -Before 1886, listed @ 324 Market
Samuel Morris -420 Walnut -1886-1887 -Lived @ same address
George W. Orth -435 State -1887-1914 -Lived @ same address
-Before 1887, listed as "Baker" on N. 6th
-Same location as F. Miller until 1890 (see above)
-After, listed as "Baker" living @ 1831 N. 6th in 1915
Mary Free -114 Short -1889 -Lived @ same address
Henry F. Myers -614 Briggs -1889-1896 German -Lived @ same address
Christian Gohl -511 Walnut -1890-1899 German -Lived @ same address
-Before 1890, listed as "Printer"
-After 1899, listed as "Baker" at 219 S. 2nd
H. F. Wagner -511 State -1893-1894 German -Most likely a son of Frederick Wagner (see above)
Charles M. Eissner -520 Filbert -1893 Russian -After 1893, listed as "Baker" living @ 1637 N. 7th
Iber L. A. Bruner -511 State -1898 German -After 1898, listed as "Baker" living @ 39 Sassafrass
William Davidson -435 State
-618 State
-1899
-1903-1906
German -Before 1899, listed as "Baker"
-Listed as "Baker" living @ 1129 N. 7th in 1901
National Baking Company -617 Walnut -1899-1902  
Harry Towsen -511 Walnut -1900-1903 German -Before 1900, listed as "Clerk"
Christopher Jalkson -433 State -1905-1905
Weisman & Rosenberg -511 Walnut -1906 Russian
Giuseppi Chiara -618 State -1907 Italian -Before 1907, listed as "Fruit Dealer"
-Listed as "Baker" living @ 504 Cowden in 1910
Abraham Rosenberg -511 Walnut -1907 Russian -Before 1907, listed as "Baker" with Weisman (see above)
Mary Saffrin (C) -121 Short -1907-1908 -Photograph
Louis Rashinsky -511 Walnut -1910-1912 Russian -Before 1910, listed as "Baker"
-After 1912, listed as "Baker" @ 923 6th
Gretono Vitanza -618 State -1910-1912 Italian
Samuel Miller -511 Walnut -1913 German

 

 

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