M. Stone & Brother - Grocery Store
Howard County, IN Biographies





M. STONE & BRO., two enterprising young business men of Sycamore Corners, are natives of Rush County, Ind. They started a grocery, dry goods and general stock store in the town of Sycamore in April, 1882. They have been uncommonly successful, and have done a business far beyond their expectation. Starting with a $3,000 stock. the first year they did a business of $50,000. They are now preparing to add an addition to their store. They anticipate putting in a stock of agricultural implements and hardware in their present business room, and expect to put up a two story building opposite their present site. This will be 100 feet in length, and will be used for their present business. They anticipate increasing their stock with an addition of $2,000, and will expect to do a larger and more extensive business. M. Stone & Bro. are accommodating and energetic merchants, and in every way worthy of the patronage so liberally bestowed upon them. Their parents, Solomon and Mary A. (Hatfield) Stone, were natives of Virginia and of German descent.

From:
Counties of Howard and Tipton, Indiana
Historical and Biographical
Charles Blanchard, Editor
F. A. Bettey & Co.
Chicago 1883.


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