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SULLY COUNTY
POST OFFICES


(Extracted and Submitted by Darrel R. Fransen, from the **book, "100 Years of Proud People 1883 - 1983" subtitled "A History of Sully County".
Some records had omissions. Please check any original sources for exact dates and names.
First name shown for each post office is usually the name of the person
who established the PO, not necessarily the postmaster.
The book was not specific in all cases.
Some corrections have been added.)


*AGATE: Opened Sep 22, 1884 Closed Oct 05, 1896 (Note: Agate was renamed to Norfolk on January 27, 1886)
Postmasters: Miss Seba DEWELL 1884 - 1887, Mrs Helen W. BRIGGS 1887 - 1887, Jesse M. KERR 1887 - 1888,
Lauriette BRIGGS 1888 - 1890, Charles W. HOUCK 1890 - 1896

* AUGUSTA: Opened Nov 15, 1883 Closed Sep 15, 1894
Postmasters: Jonathan M. HOCKETT, John H. CASSIDY Jun 15, 1884

* BINDER: Opened Sep 26, 1891 and Closed Unknown
Postmasters: Joseph B. BINDER, Jay S. ALEXANDER 1921

* BRAYTON: Opened Jul 10, 1884 and Closed Jan 04, 1893
Postmasters: Henry W. BRAYTON, Lawson SNYDER Apr 28, 1891

*CARSON: Opened May 07, 1883 Closed Apr 18, 1891
Postmasters: Henry O. THIES, David D. BRYAN 1883 - 1888, Richard M. J. TALLAMAN 1888,
H. G. PEASE 1888 - 1889, Alex J. EAKIN 1889 - 1891

*CLIFTON: Opened Jul 02, 1883 Closed Apr 22, 1922
Postmasters: Orr W. LEE, Henry W. BUTTE, Annie A. LEE, Isaac K. CLARK, Harry BUTTS 1884,
John W. CARPENTER, Gelasins M. HENRY,
Wallace CHAMBERLAIN, and F. F. BRIES May 02, 1884

*CONKLIN: Opened Nov 23, 1907 Closed Apr 15, 1912
Postmaster: Theodore E. CONKLIN
*EAKIN: Opened Jan 13, 1906 Closed Sep 20, 1914

*FAIRBANK: Opened Dec 17, 1883 Closed Jul 15, 1924
Postmasters: David O. NICHOL, Charles A. ARMANTROUT, Charles D. THOMPSON,
Irvin A. FISHER, Thomas H. TALTON, William H. SPENCER

*GODDARD: Opened Sep 24, 1884 Closed Apr 03, 1890
Postmasters: Albert C. GODDARD, J. H. HAHNEN 1887, Jacob F. HAHNEN 1887 - 1890,
Samuel G. W. STOKES Jan 07, 1890 - Apr 03, 1890

*GUMBO: Opened Aug 23, 1887 Closed Dec 06, 1893
Postmaster:Edward J. GARRETT,

*GUNSALUS: Opened Jul 06, 1909 Closed Nov 30, 1909
*KASPER: Opened May 09, 1888 Closed Jun 30, 1927
Postmasters: William LOW, Gustma R. SPENCER Aug 03, 1889 - unknown,
Samuel L. TRAVESS 1911 - 1914, James E. BROWN 1914 - 1927

*LAUREL: Opened Jan 02, 1890 Closed Sep 30, 1929
Postmasters: Agnes M. JOHNSON, Charles L. JOHNSON

*LEWISTON:Opened May 25, 1883 Closed Sep 30, 1929
Postmasters: M. L. LEWIS, Peter W. PEARSON Oct 23, 1883 - unknown, Jacob G. WEISCHEDEL 1911

*LITTLE BEND: Opened Nov 09, 1874 Closed Jan 26, 1877
Postmaster: Charles H. GAGE, (Reopened Jan 20, 1891, with Steve A. TRAVIS as Postmaster)

*MCCAMLEY: Opened May 28, 1886 Closed Feb 15, 1914
Postmasters: Francis P. MCCAMLEY, Ella RIGGLE 1909 - 1914

*MARSTON:Opened Feb 12, 1884 Closed Nov 15, 1919
Postmaster: Joseph W. KOZEL
*MILFORD: (Note: Milford was renamed to Agar on Sept 20, 1910)Opened Jan 19,1892
Postmasters: Walter PRICE, C. H. PARKER, Carl E. SORENSON

*NEY: Opened Aug 06, 1889 Closed Jun 30, 1908
Postmasters: Samuel B. NEY, Julia M. NEY Mar 11, 1890, David HALL Jun 10, 1892

*OKOBOJO: Opened May 25, 1883, Officially Closed Jul 16, 1945 and mail transferred to Pierre.
Postmasters: Harry J. JONES 1-26-1881, Merit SWEENEY 10-29-1885, John BRADLEY 10-29-1889, John Wesley GLESSNER, George STINE 1893 - 1900, John A. LIVINGSTON was Postmaster in Okobojo in 1902, Horace Alexander MCGANNON appointed on July 11, 1908 and served until Dec. 31, 1942, over 34 years, C. W. WHITMAN

*PERCILLA: Opened Jun 15, 1883 Closed Jan 02, 1890
Postmasters: George H. DARLAND, Francis P. TOWLE 1883 - 1889, Agnes M. JOHNSON 1889 - 1890

*POTTER: Opened Jan 18, 1887 Closed Nov 30, 1912
Postmaster: John W. TODD 1910

*ROY: Opened Oct 26, 1890 Closed Sep 16, 1920
Postmaster: Frank SNELL 1910

*SULLY: Opened Sep 8, 1884 Closed Jun 22, 1886
*SHILO: Opened Jan 7, 1884 Closed May 15, 1925
Postmaster: Omer D. WARNE 1910 - May 15, 1925

*SUNSHINE: Opened Jan 25, 1886 Closed Nov 17, 1886
Postmaster: Edward F. SMITH

*TURLEY Opened Dec 04, 1884 Closed Jul 31, 1895
Postmasters: James L. TURLEY, John W. TURLEY 1886 - 1887,
Andrew F. BENEDICT 1887 - 1893, Herman J. LANDAU 1893 - 1895

*WARNECKE: Opened Jun 09, 1886 Closed in the 1890's
Postmasters: Ida C. WARNECKE, Charles WARNECKE Aug 22, 1888, Fred L. WARNECKE Jan 14, 1891

*WATERFORD: Opened Feb 04 1884 Closed Oct 16, 1891
Postmasters: Charles H. WHITMAN, William GOTHMAN Aug 31,1885, Walter PRICE Jul 05, 1890


**The original book is copyrighted - June 1983, by the Sully County Centennial Committee, Onida, South Dakota.
IF available, copies may be purchased from:
Onida Watchman
P.O. Box 245
Onida, South Dakota 57564-0245



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