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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: CK-198
Corporate Name: J. L. Kennedy and W. L. Thomas
Local Name:
Owner Name: J. L. Kennedy and W. L. Thomas
Location: Unknown
County: Cherokee
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1909
End Year: 1909
Decades: 1900-1909
Period of Operation: 1909
Town: Unknown
Company Town: 2
Peak Town Size: Unknown
Mill Pond:
Type of Mill: Lumber
Sawmill Pine Sawmill Hardwood Sawmill Cypress Sawmill
Planer Planer Only Shingle Paper
Plywood Cotton Grist Unknown
Power Source: Unknown
Horse Mule Oxen Water
Water Overshot Water Turbine Diesel Unknown
Pit Steam Steam Circular Steam Band
Gas Electricity Other
Maximum Capacity: 
Capacity Comments: Unknown
Rough Lumber Planed Lumber Crossties Timbers
Lathe Ceiling Unknown Beading
Flooring Paper Plywood Particle Board
Treated Other
Equipment: Sawmill
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: Unknown
Historicial Development: J. L. Kennedy mortgaged in 1909 to the Farmer Merchants State Bank for $212 for $75,000 feet of lumber and fifteen oxen. J. L. Kennedy mortgaged in 1909 to the First National Bank for $300, pledging 25,000 feet of lumber, a log wagon, and eight oxen. By 1910, Kennedy was partnered with W. L. Thomas: they, on September 15, 1910, mortgaged to G. S. Huston for $250 a steam engine. In December of 1910, W. L. Thomas on December 12, 1910, mortgaged to J. L. Bailey for $96 “all lumber in attached mortgage.”
Research Date: MCJ 01-26-96
Prepared By: M Johnson