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Sumner County Historical and Genealogical Center
P.O. 402 Wellington Kansas 67152
Location Memorial Auditorium - 208 N. Washington
Email - schgs@sutv.com

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Sumner County Post Offices

POST OFFICE

FIRST POSTMASTER

TIME PERIOD

ABRELLVILLE    

Richard W. Abrell May 28, 1873 - Sept. 29, 1873
ADAMSVILLE Otto L. Hale July 15, 1925 - Mar. 31, 1931
ALTON Enos Blair June 10, 1872 - Oct. 12, 1881
ANSON
(first known as Purcell)
Wesley M. Purcell Jan. 20, 1887 - Oct. 31, 1958
ARGONIA Amos B. Cook June 17, 1881 - present
ARGYLE Thomas Nixon Feb. 11, 1874 - Feb. 24, 1881
ASHTON John L. Elliott Feb. 26, 1887 - present
BELINDA
(later known as Swedona)
Alvin Crippen May 3, 1877 - June 15, 1877
BELLE PLAINE James L. Hamilton Apr. 17, 1871 - present
BELLEVUE
(later known as Marengo and then Mayfield)
Chas. W. Walton Jan. 29, 1877 - Mar. 15, 1878
BEVERLY Mrs Susan Moore Apr. 4, 1878 - Feb. 2, 1885
BITTERCREEK Henry Ames, John Dean Sept. 30, 1879 - Apr 30, 1892
BLACKSTONE Jeremiah Emmons Feb. 3, 1888 - Nov. 30, 1905
BLANDFORD Robert W. Ray Sept. 2, 1879 - Nov. 18, 1880
CALDWELL Charles H. Stone May 29, 1871 - present
CENTENNIAL Maggie L. Newman Mar. 5, 1878 - Mar. 14, 1879
CHIKASKIA Frank H. Barrington Oct. 19, 1871 - Feb. 26, 1886
CICERO William Hedrick Apr. 24, 1883 - Jan. 15, 1934
CISNE
(First known as Glenn Valley, later known as Northfield and then Conway Springs)
Gates Orr June 15, 1881 - Feb. 7, 1884
CLEAR DALE Samuel Beighler Apr. 12, 1877 - Dec. 15, 1900
CLOYDVILLE Joseph Cloyd Aug. 7, 1878 - Sept. 1, 1879
CONCORD John F. Seaman May 9, 1879 - Mar. 21, 1882
CONWAY SPRINGS 
(first known as Glen Valley, Cisne, Northfield)
John Dautrich Oct. 13, 1884 - present
CORBIN
(first known as Hurst Crossing and then Hurst
George G. McCleary Feb. 6, 1884 - ??
DALTON Geo. W. Daughty Sr. Sept. 7, 1885 - Jan. 14, 1939
DOSTER Anthony N. Wilson Dec. 27, 1878 - May 15, 1891
DRURY James S. VanWegen May 8, 1884 - Aug. 31, 1921
DUBLIN
(Later known as Zyba)
James W. Wills Aug. 14, 1885 - Oct. 27, 1887
EMINENCE E. L. Brown Feb. 5, 1872 - June 10, 1872
EWELL John G. Chism Mar. 3, 1885 - Mar. 31, 1895
GEUDA Joseph F. White June 19, 1882 - Jan. 10, 1900
GEUDA SPRINGS   July 29, 1871 - ??
GLEN VELLEY
(later known as Cisne, Northfield and then Conway Springs)
Isaac Monnet Nov. 22, 1878 - June 15, 1881
GUELPH John Mason Aug. 26, 1872 - July 14, 1902
GUROCK   July 30, 1878 - later moved to Albion Harper County
HESSVILLE George W. Hess Dec. 9, 1872 - Apr 28, 1881
HUNNEWELL F. P. Schiffenhauer Aug. 12, 1880 - Mar. 31, 1960
HURST CROSSING
(later  known Hurst   and then Corbin)
William D. Hurst June 28, 1878 - Feb. 6, 1884
KITLEY Isaac McClaskey Feb. 22, 1877 - July 15, 1879
KNOX Fremont W. Bowen Dec. 14, 1885 - Oct. 31, 1895
LEVY 
(later known as Milton)
Benj. F. Thompson Dec. 6, 1878 - Oct. 15, 1887
LITTLETON 
(later known as Mulvane)
Calvin V. Little Oct. 11, 1871 - Sept. 1, 1879
LONDON Silas Harlan July 10, 1871 - Sept. 20, 1887
LONE STAR Wilbur C. Ordway July 2, 1875 - Dec. 12, 1876
MARENGO
(first known as Bellevue and later as Mayfield)
Charles W. Walton Mar. 15, 1878 - Sept. 8, 1880
MASSILLON Jess Smith May 14, 1878 - Sept. 16, 1878
MAYFIELD
(first known as Bellevue and later as Marengo)
Henry Shapcotte Sept. 8, 1880 - ??
MERIDIAN Jackson H. Lemmons Oct. 19, 1871 - Apr. 4, 1872
MILAN Francis M. Shore Feb. 15, 1875 -
MILLERTON
(first known as Rolling Green)
Martin L. Sparr Sept. 3, 1884 -
MILTON 
(first known as Levy)
A. Fred Mummey Oct. 15, 1887 -
MISSOURI FLAT George H. Sexton Sept. 4, 1879 - Feb. 21, 1881
MULVANE 
(first known as Littleton)
James S. Brown Sept. 1, 1879 - present
NEPTAWAH 
(later known as Oxford)
Marcus L. Binkley Apr. 5, 1871 - June 23, 1871
NORTHFIELD
(first known as Glen Valley, then Cisne and later Conway Springs)
John Dautrich Feb. 7, 1884 - Oct. 13, 1884
ORIE Elias H. Fitzgerald Jan. 30, 1877 - Sept. 8, 1884
OXFORD
(first known as Neptawah)
Marcus L. Binkley Oct. 27, 1879
PALESTINE Christopher C. Shore July 19, 1871 - Jan. 20, 1873
PERTH Benniah F. Grove July 25, 1882 - Apr. 30, 1954
PONTOON Schuyler V. R. Hull May 22, 1879 - June 12, 1880
PORTLAND Samuel F. Davis May 19, 1886 - Jan. 31, 1940
PURCELL 
(later known as Anson)
Wesley M. Purcell Dec. 31, 1885 - Jan. 20 181887
REMANTO
(later known as Salt City)
Orin J. Ward May 6, 1872 - Oct. 26, 1874
REX 
(later known as Blackstone)
James W. King Apr. 19, 1882 - Feb. 3, 1888
RIVERDALE Edward E. Cornwell Jan. 26, 1887 - ??
ROLLING GREEN
(later changed to Millerton)
Albert D. Sparr Jan. 6, 1875 - Sept. 3, 1884
ROME Thomas A. Hubbard Jan. 6, 1874 - Dec. 30, 1933
ROY Robert Elarton Feb. 24, 1879 - Aug. 18, 1886
SALT CITY
(first known as Remanto and later known as Geuda Springs)
Charles C. Stevens Oct. 26, 1874 - July 31, 1885
SLATE CREEK Mrs. L. R. Davis Feb. 27, 1877 - June 14, 1878
SOUTH HAVEN Seymour Dye Oct. 5, 1871 - present
SPRING DELL Sargent J. Kingsley July 28, 1879 - Apr. 28, 1880
SUMNER Edmond H. Doyle Jan. 11, 1871 - Aug. 3, 1882
SUNNY SLOPE John McFarlane Feb. 1, 1877 - Oct. 13, 1884
SUNSET Rufus S. Carter July 27, 1880 - Jan. 20, 1888
SWEDONA Alvin Crippen Jun. 5, 1877 - Sept 10, 1885
VALVERDE Joseph G. Fritch Dec. 31, 1885 - May 21, 1886
WELLINGTON Clark R. Godfrey July 21, 1871 - present
WHITMAN Leelon E. Davis Jun. 16, 1890 - Mar. 30, 1907
ZYBA (first known as Dublin) James W. Wills Oct. 27, 1887 - May 14, 1906

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