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Holmes County Post Offices 1820-1865
 

Contributed by Dan Edwards

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Post Office
In Operation
1st Postmaster 
Notes
Rankin  1828 - 1835  W.W. Cherry  
Georgeville 1828 - 1838  J.A. George  
Temperance Ridge 1831 - 1835  Wm. R. Harmer  
Salem 1833 - 1834  Wm. E. Parker  
Lexington 1833 - 1865  Wm. L. Trimble  
Biaka 1834 - 1835 Archibald Hall Relocated to Carroll Co.
Ishpombee 1834 - 1835 Samuel McCall Relocated to Carroll Co.
Tchula 1834 - 1865  Wm. Hewes  
Kendallville 1835 - 1837  Wm. R. Harmer At old Rankin townsite
Franklin 1835 - 1860  John Hollingsworth  
Smithfield 1837 - 1838  Brittian Smith  
Lockhart Store 1837 - 1860  Thomas Lockhart  
Montgomery 1837 - 1838    Located in Yazoo Co.
Wheeling 1838 - 1860  Robert Kirkwood  
Montgomery 1840 - 1842  Joseph Pickens   
Richland  1842 - 1865  Wm. S. Mitchell  
Montgomery  1842 - 1846   Located in Madison Co.
Ebenezer  1846 - 1865  Thomas Rule  
Ashville  1846 - 1851  Ira C. Ash  
Emory  1847 - 1865  James A. Lundy  
Eulogy  1849 - 1858  Charles C. Ellis  
Acona  1852 - 1865  Wm. A. Wilson  
Chicopee  1852 - 1854  Franklin Clower  
Dulci
Eulogy
1852 - 1858 
1858 - 1865
Bailey C. Levin Moved to Eulogy 24 Jan 1858
Bowlingreen  1852 - 1865  Solomon Sonthemier  
Shiloh  1853 - 1858  Samuel Canterbury Relocated to Montgomery 
Pickens Station  1858 - 1865  Samuel Canterbury Formerly at Shiloh
Goodman 1858 - 1865  Ruben Taylor  
West Landing  1858 - 1859  John M. West  
Durant  1858 - 1865  John A. Carson  
West Station 1860 - 1865   Relocated from Wheeling
Relief  1860 - 1865  Curtis A. Galtman  
Lacey  1860 - 1865  John D. Robinett  
Compiled from Department of the Post Office, Record of Appointments of Postmasters in Mississippi; and Oakley, A Postal History of Mississippi, 1:33.
 

 

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