DIRECTORIES

Postmasters of Bastrop County, Texas

1846 - 1930

From the National Archives microfilm

Alum Creek                Alford, Thos. 7/14/1851

Alum Creek                Foster, John L. 7/30/1852

Alum Creek                Harrison, Andrew J. 3/27/1858

Alum Creek                Foster, John L. 9/4/1858

Alum Creek                Foster, John L. 3/13/1862 (CSA)

Alum Creek                Kennedy, J. W. 4/15/1863 (CSA)

Alum Creek                Turner, Miss Sophronia E. 5/7/1866

Alum Creek                Cope, David F. 3/30/1868

Alum Creek                Cope, Sam'l. P. 8/4/1869

Alum Creek                Turner, Henry H. 10/28/1872

Alum Creek                Rhodes, Levin E. 11/23/1874

Alum Creek                Yerger, John C. 5/10/1881

Alum Creek                Rutherford, Jr. Robt. A. 1/13/1888

Alum Creek                Rector, Thompson M. 3/21/1889

Alum Creek                Rutherford, Robt. A. 4/17/1893

Alum Creek                Saunders, Louis T. 12/13/1895

Alum Creek                Rolsten, Thos. H. 10/16/1897

Alum Creek                Tendergrass, R. A. 11/30/1897

Alum Creek                Discontinued, papers to Bastrop 2/25/1898

Bart                             Buttrill, Jas. H. 6/6/1884

Bart                             Reilly, Henry J. 8/10/1885

Bart                             Discontinued, papers to Smithville 5/16/1887

Bastrop                       Nicholson, Jas. 5/22/1846

Bastrop                       Discontinued, 7/26/1852

Bastrop                       (Re-established), Johnson Chauncey 8/12/1852

Bastrop                       Johnson, John L?/S? 8/24/1854

Bastrop                       Denny, W. G. 7/17/1861 (CSA)

Bastrop                       Wertzner, Chas. 8/18/1865

Bastrop                       Haynie?/Haynes?, Chas. R. 6/29/1886

Bastrop                       Hannay, Geo. F. 9/27/1890

Bastrop                       Bell, Durant H. 2/13/1895

Bastrop                       Ziegenhals, Chas. P. 3/31/00

Bastrop                       Brooks, Sallie E. 1/23/06

Bastrop                       Cain, Thos. W. 3/10/14

Bastrop                       Ziegenhals, Chas. A. 1/15/23

Bastrop                       Ziegenhals, Charles A 2/4/31

Bateman                     Friar, Jr. Wm. S. 5/18/00

Bateman                     Carleton, W. H. 10/21/02 (Declined)

Bateman                     Wise, John H. 12/22/02

Bateman                     Discontinued, mail to Red Rock 12/31/04

Belladonna                 Cagle, Geo. H. 1/6/1876

Belladonna                 House, Wm. C. 1/29/1876

Belladonna                 Discontinued, 7/27/1876

Boyle                          Boyle, C. G. 12/7/00

Boyle                          (Order, rescinded 3/11/01

Bravo                          Garza, Juan P. 5/13/01

Bravo                          Discontinued, never in operation 7/20/01

Caldwell Store            Caldwell, Chas. G. 6/5/1878

Caldwell Store            Tucker, Geo. W. 11/11/1879

Caldwell Store            Caldwell, Wm. F. 11/17/1880

Caldwell Store            Houston, Wm. H. 11/12/1883

Caldwell Store            Wesner, Wm. 2/3/1886

Caldwell Store            Wessel, Wm 3/18/1886

Caldwell Store            Houston, Wm. H. 8/23/1887

Caldwell Store            Priest, Jas. T. 11/3/1887

Caldwell Store            Houston, Wm. H. 4/9/1890

Caldwell Store            Cg'd, to KENTON 7/18/1898

Calvin                         Trammell, Newell L. 1/8/12

Calvin                         Brite, Sam S. 2/21/18

Calvin                         Waugh, Robt. M. 2/18/21

Cedar                          Creek Billingsley, Elisha 1/21/1852

Cedar Creek              McGehee, Francis M. 12/21/1852

Cedar Creek              Oatman, Wm. A. 7/29/1854

Cedar Creek              Shaw, Geo. P. 2/18/1857

Cedar Creek              White, Hamilton 9/12/1859 [resigned]

Cedar Creek              Steiner, Chas. F. 8/5/1861 (CSA)

Cedar Creek              Discontinued, 11/5/1866

Cedar Creek              (Re-established), Schoeff Chas. 2/25/1869

Cedar Creek              Discontinued, 5/6/1875

Cedar Creek              (Re-established), Tyler Moses B. 2/24/1876

Cedar Creek              Givens, Newton W. 9/3/1877

Cedar Creek              Giviens, Chas. E. 11/9/1880

Cedar Creek              Matthews, Paul 1/13/1892

Cedar Creek              Matthews, Wm. S. 1/20/05

Cedar Creek              Voss, John W. 6/22/07

Cedar Creek              McLeod, Dan'l. R. 5/19/10

Como                          McDonald, Sam'l. H. 7/20/1889

Como                          Callaway, Thos. T. 1/13/1892

Como                          Cg'd, to UPTON 6/30/1894

Coxville                      Cox, John A. J. 3/24/1888

Coxville                      Sharp, John E. 10/23/1893

Coxville                      Discontinued, mail to Dale 9/29/06

Cunningham               Cunningham, John C. 5/22/1846

Cunningham               Redfield, John A. 3/7/1851

Cunningham               Young, Wm. 11/7/1851

Cunningham               To, Fayette County aft 1852

Cunningham               [Apparently, back to Bastrop county aft 1853

Cunningham               Cunningham, J. C. 11/1/1861 (CSA) [resigned]

Cunningham               Brown, Wm. A. 12/28/1861 (CSA)

Cunningham               Redfield, Miss Frances P. 1/9/1866

Cunningham               McKinney, Wm. 9/9/1868

Cunningham               Discontinued, 1/18/1870

Eagle Branch              Ward, Jas. F. 3/13/1884

Eagle Branch              Sharp, Henry J. 9/19/1889

Eagle Branch              Discontinued, papers to McDonald's Store 12/14/1889

Eagle Branch              [Apparently, re-established] aft 1890

Eagle Branch              Andrews, Katie 5/28/1891

Eagle Branch              Nash, Wm. E. 7/15/1893

Eagle Branch              Cg'd, to ROSANKY 10/2/1893

Elgin                            Smithwick, Ed. 5/13/1873

Elgin                            Standifer, R. V. 7/31/1873

Elgin                            Biggs, S. W. 7/2/1877

Elgin                            Scott, Demetrus 11/20/1877

Elgin                            Woods, Paul P. ?/25/1878

Elgin                            Miles, Julia K. 12/12/1883

Elgin                            Sheasby, Florence 3/31/1898

Elgin                            Burke, Florence name ch'd by marriage 3/21/06

Elgin                            Burke, John L. 5/15/08

Elgin                            Jackson, J. W. 12/20/16

Elgin                            Burke, Florence B. 1/25/22

Elgin                            King, Jos. H. 8/1/25 (Acting postmaster)

Elgin                            Miller, Jesse C. 4/13/26

Elysium                       Hill, Charley W. 1/23/1896

Elysium                       Discontinued, papers to Kenton 7/31/01

Eppler                         Cox, Jos. L. 12/12/1883

Eppler                         Discontinued, mail to Bastrop 12/8/1884

Garfield                      Buck, Chas. H. 3/20/1886

Garfield                      Templeton, Ben P. 1/24/1889

Givensville                 Givens, Newton W. 3/8/1881

Givensville                 Marchison, Jos. K. 9/19/1881

Givensville                 Howe, Wm. F. 9/7/1882

Givensville                 Discontinued, papers to Cedar Creek 10/17/1883

Glass                           Miller, Jos. S. 7/16/1890

Glass                           Holder, Lenna L. 4/1/1891

Glass                           Holder, Lee C. 1/8/1892

Glass                           DeLeon, Maudine 9/10/1894

Glass                           Davis, Margaret E. 3/2/1898

Glass                           Discontinued, papers to Cedar Creek 12/15/1899

Glenbelto                    Belto, John 5/1/01

Glenbelto                    Holmes, Watson W. 4/4/05

Glenbelto                    Discontinued, mail to Phelan 3/31/06

Goodman                    Baucom, Sterling F. 9/14/1887

Goodman                    Miller, Wm. G. 10/14/1889

Goodman                    Miller, Mary M. 5/16/1893

Goodman                    Miller, Ida D. 8/29/02

Goodman                    Discontinued, mail to Utley 2/28/14

Grassyville                 Grusendorf, Henry 7/17/1879

Grassyville                 Discontinued, 10/13/1879

Grassyville                 [Apparently, re-established in Lee Co aft 1880

Grassyville                 [Apparently, back to Bastrop county aft 1881

Grassyville                 Hempel, Geo. A. 7/19/1887

Grassyville                 Discontinued, papers to Giddings, Lee Co 11/22/1887

Grassyville                 [Apparently, re-established] aft 1888

Grassyville                 Dalchan, Emil F. 6/15/1899

Grassyville                 Discontinued, mail to Paige 3/31/06

Henry                          Betts, Washington C. M. 3/21/1891

Henry                          Discontinued, papers to McDade 1/7/1892

Hills Prairie                McDonald, John T. 11/6/1877

Hills Prairie                Cg'd, to McDONALD'S STORE 4/6/1888

Hills Prairie                [Apparently, cg'd back to Hill's Prairie aft 1889

Hills Prairie                Hill, Sarah E. 5/14/1890

Hills Prairie                Le, Sueur Charley N. 3/5/08

Hills Prairie                Le, Sueur Henry 2/25/09

Hills Prairie                Griesenbeck, Haynie O. 2/3/16

Hills Prairie                Le, Sueur Thos. L. 12/31/17

Hills Prairie                Hubbard, Lee R. 9/11/22

Hills Prairie                Discontinued, mail to Bastrop 5/14/30

Jeddo                          Bellamy, Asa R. 2/13/1874

Jeddo                          Hopkins, Coleman P. 1/11/1876

Jeddo                          Hopkins, John D. 12/29/1882

Jeddo                          Crozier, John M. 2/26/1884

Jeddo                          Moore, Wm. L. 12/8/1885

Jeddo                          Hopkins, Jas. F. 11/14/1887

Jeddo                          Whitehead, Rich'd. 7/21/1888

Jeddo                          Shook, Jas. W. 11/15/1897

Jeddo                          Shook, Oliver W. 12/29/00

Jeddo                          Discontinued, papers to String Prairie 7/25/03

Jeddo                          (Order, rescinded 8/14/03

Jeddo                          Morgan, Jr. Fred W. 8/14/03

Jeddo                          Hughes, Moses E. 7/11/04

Jeddo                          White, Jas. A. 10/19/07

Jeddo                          Stewart, Wm. 12/7/08

Jeddo                          Cockrill, Bluford? E. 1/4/21

Jeddo                          Cockrill, Arthur A. 11/27/22

Jeddo                          Discontinued, mail to Rosanky 6/15/27

Kenton                        Houston, Wm. H. 7/18/1898

Kenton                        Mason, Amos S. 6/15/00

Kenton                        Discontinued, papers to Del Valle 8/30/02

Kovar                          Rundus?, Frank 2/4/03

Kovar                          Sabrsula, Martin 3/22/04

Kovar                          Bordovsky, Frank 7/1/04

Kovar                          Rosanky, Mary 6/1/08

Kovar                          Vasek, Agnes 3/10/13

Kovar                          Discontinued, mail to Smithville 4/15/14

Lehman                       Lehman, Martin 2/1/00

Lehman                       Discontinued, papers to Red Rock 11/30/03

Live Oaks                   Watterson, Chas. C. 1/17/1878

Live Oaks                   Cg'd, to WATTERSON 10/22/1891

McDade                     May, Augustus W. 11/29/1871

McDade                     Williams, Benj. F. 6/10/1872

McDade                     Rutherford, Wm. J. 5/15/1872

McDade                     Beall, Apheus M. 5/2/1873

McDade                     Schmidt, John 4/28/1876

McDade                     Gordon, John Holden 10/2/1876

McDade                     Billingsley, Wm. B. 3/2/1880

McDade                     Scott, Jos. B. 6/14/1881

McDade                     Rutherford, C. C. 1/3/1884

McDade                     Stewart, Wm. C. 1/16/1884

McDade                     Kreckler, Herman F. 8/10/1889

McDade                     (Order, of appointment rescinded 9/4/1890

McDade                     Stewart, Wm. C. 1/16/1884

McDade                     Rutherford, Chris. C. 1/15/1891

McDade                     Green, Jos. M. 9/13/1893

McDade                     Milton, Geo. 11/16/1893

McDade                     Isaacks, Sam'l. J. 3/14/1896

McDade                     Rutherford, Chris. C. 1/12/1898

McDade                     Williams, Robt. L. 11/7/07

McDade                     Moore, Joel W. 10/27/14

McDade                     Sanders, John C. 7/4/30 (Acting postmaster)

McDonald Store        McDonald, John T. 4/6/1888

McDonald Store        Discontinued, papers to Bastrop 5/15/1890

McDuff                       Wood, Jas. A. 2/19/1886

McDuff                       Chapman, Jas. C. 2/21/01

McDuff                       Discontinued, mail to Elgin 4/14/06

Mount Pleasant          Denson, A. J. 5/22/1846

Mount Pleasant          Discontinued, 12/25/1846

Mowatt                       Schermerhorn, John C. 6/15/1899

Mowatt                       Collier, John W. 6/28/00

Mowatt                       Discontinued, papers to McDade 8/4/00

Napier                         Bounds, Thos. B. 7/13/1886

Napier                         Nixon, Wm. J. 11/17/1886

Napier                         Discontinued, papers to Eagle Branch 11/6/1888

Otis                             Scott, Winfield 3/1/1899

Otis                             Hemphill, Zeno C. 7/22/02

Otis                             (Order, rescinded 8/30/02

Otis                             Scott, Winfield 3/1/1899

Otis                             Discontinued, mail to Cedar Creek 11/30/06

Paige                           Gorman, Thos. D. 3/13/1874

Paige                           Howard, U. 11/27/1874

Paige                           Gorman, Thos. D. 1/13/1875

Paige                           Discontinued, 9/30/1875

Paige                           (Re-estbalished), Howard Ulysses 10/22/1875

Paige                           Rasberry, Leonidas L. 8/1/1877

Paige                           Banner, Jas. G. 11/20/1877

Paige                           Hagmann, Emil 2/25/1880

Paige                           Hargrove, Carey C. 4/5/1886

Paige                           Holman, Owen H. 1/3/1891

Paige                           Sternenberg, Fred. W. 7/10/1899

Paige                           Sternenberg, Ida B. 12/6/09

Paige                           Chase, Ida B. 6/24/915

Paige                           Sternenberg, Paula 2/25/16

Paige                           Porter, Bertha C. 7/25/18

Paige                           Kuhn, Nora M. 2/3/22

Phelan                         Perkins, Eli H. 7/7/05

Phelan                         Phelan, John C. 1/22/06

Phelan                         Meusebach, Iago 1/13/15

Phelan                         Discontinued, mail to Bastrop 2/28/31

Pontotoc                      Moore, Wm. E. 3/20/1871

Pontotoc                      Harris, Ben 12/27/1871

Pontotoc                      Discontinued, 9/30/1872

Potter's Shop              Allen, Jas. W. 7/21/1859

Potter's Shop              Discontinued, 10/1/1859

Red Rock                   Lentz, Ashley R. 6/23/1870

Red Rock                   Echels, Jas. F. 6/21/1875

Red Rock                   Ricks, Jas. W. 10/31/1876

Red Rock                   Bowen, John W. 7/9/1877

Red Rock                   Discontinued, 7/13/1880

Red Rock                   (Re-established), Maddux Thad B. 12/27/1880

Red Rock                   Dodd, Benj. F. 1/14/1886

Red Rock                   Runk?, Ernst 4/19/1892

Red Rock                   Probst, Jos. 12/9/1897

Red Rock                   Hilbig, Chas. 11/6/11

Red Rock                   Petty, Wm. A. 10/2/25

Ridgeway                    Foster, John L. 6/13/1871

Ridgeway                    Discontinued, 6/4/1872

Rosanky                     ROSANKY, (see also EAGLE Branch

Rosanky                     Nash, Wm. E. 10/2/1893

Rosanky                     Grohman, Aug. A. 5/28/1894

Rosanky                     Sass, B. 2/7/1896

Rosanky                     Mayo, Wm. S. 3/16/1896

Rosanky                     Grohman, Aug. A. 1/7/1898

Rosanky                     Frerich, Jos. B. 11/21/1899

Rosanky                     Rosanky, John B. 3/23/10

Rosanky                     Otto, Jas. H. 5/2/14

Rosanky                     Easley, Dan'l. W. 5/26/17

Rosanky                     Meuth, Chas. S. 8/1/18

Rosanky                     Grhohman, Emil J. 7/15/24

Sand                            Lawrence, Ernest J. 6/18/1898

Sand                            Wenke, Jr. Henry 11/18/1898

Sand                            Mitschke, Henry 11/30/03

Sand                            (Order, rescinded 3/25/04

Sand                            Wenke, Jr. Henry 11/18/1898

Sand                            Wenke, Henry C. 10/26/12

Sand                            Discontinued, mail to Giddings 5/15/29

Sand Fly                      Hobbs, Wm. R. 11/7/1853

Sand Fly                      Later, in Burleson County aft 1854

Sand Fly                      Cg'd, back to Bastrop County 11/17/1869

Sand Fly                      Queen, Wm. M. 11/17/1869

Sand Fly                      Moore, Wm. E. 12/24/1869

Sand Fly                      Cg'd, to PONTOTOC 3/20/1871

Sayersville                  Green, Henry M. 2/20/1889

Sayersville                  Outlaw, John H. 12/13/1889

Sayersville                  Hewatt, Alex. A. J. 5/16/1891

Sayersville                  Discontinued, papers to Bastrop 8/30/1893

Sayersville                  [Apparently, re-established] aft 1893

Sayersville                  Jones, Albert H. 3/30/1894

Sayersville                  Fowler, Cora 6/13/00

Sayersville                  (Appointment, rescinded 7/19/00

Sayersville                  Jones, Albert H. 3/30/1894

Sayersville                  Newsom, Henry C. 11/12/01

Sayersville                  Thompson, J. Clara 4/9/02

Sayersville                  Clark, Iverson 8/15/03

Sayersville                  Clark, Vird 10/26/12

Sayersville                  Discontinued, mail to Bastrop 12/15/22

Serbin                         Engelke, Fred. A. 8/17/1860

Serbin                         Engelke, F. A. 7/12/1861 (CSA)

Serbin                         Pohl, Anton 1/16/1866

Serbin                         Seidel, Ewald 8/17/1868

Serbin                         Fehr, Sol. 4/26/1870

Serbin                         Kappler, Andreas 5/14/1872

Serbin                         Fehr, Sol. 1/22/1873

Smithville                    Jones, John P. 8/23/1876

Smithville                    Taylor, John B. 5/5/1879

Smithville                    Nash, Charlton Y. 8/23/1890

Smithville                    Winston, Ed. G. 9/11/1891

Smithville                    Edwards, Kittie L. 4/30/00

Smithville                    Turney, Lottie E. 4/15/09

Smithville                    Jenkins, Wm. E. 6/5/13

Smithville                    Winston, Phillip V. 4/19/17 (Acting postmaster)

Smithville                    Barry, Jas. K. 4/6/18

Smithville                    Turney, Lotta E. 7/21/22

Snake Prairie             Hutchinson, Mrs. S. C. 2/20/1871

Snake Prairie             Highsmith, Wm. A. 5/4/1874

Snake Prairie             McKellar, Mrs. Sarah E. 5/14/1875

Snake Prairie             Ward, Jas. F. 1/23/1879

Snake Prairie             Rutledge, J. B. 12/8/1881

Snake Prairie             House, Wm. C. 7/13/1882

Snake Prairie             Ward, Jas. F. 3/2/1883

Snake Prairie             Discontinued, mail/papers to Eagle Branch 3/13/1884

String Prairie             Zimmerman, Geo. 7/13/1886

String Prairie              Zimmerman, Chas. 2/11/14

String Prairie              White, Jas. E. 4/12/21

String Prairie              Voigt, Louis 3/28/23

String Prairie              Ott, Annie E. 12/27/26

String Prairie              Discontinued, mail to Rosanky 12/31/29

Type                            Smith, Aug. 3/21/02

Type                            Womack, John W. 5/3/04

Type                            Discontinued, mail to Elgin 12/15/04

Upton/Como               Callaway, Thos. T. 6/30/1894

Upton/Como               Ploeger, Chas. F. F. 7/22/1896

Upton/Como               Gentry, Bartelle B. 11/2/1898

Upton/Como               Young, Jas. L. 10/21/02

Upton/Como               Williams, Clyde V. 2/17/05

Upton/Como               Rosanky, Henry W. 8/15/06

Upton/Como               Rosanky, Maye 11/4/19

Upton/Como               Discontinued, mail to Smithville 4/30/29

Utley                           Drisdale, Goodloe M. 2/8/1892

Utley                           Olive, Leonidas W. 5/11/1892

Utley                           Barton, John 8/21/1895/6

Utley                           Coulson, Oleanthus G. 2/10/04

Utley                           Coulson, Abigail 1/24/12

Utley                           Miller, Chas. Ler 3/6/14

Utley                           Miller, Anna L. 8/15/22

Utley                           Discontinued, mail to Bastrop 11/15/22

Utley                           (Re-established), Miller Anna L. 8/3/23

Watterson                   Watterson, Chas. C. 10/22/1891

Watterson                   Lee, Harvey B. 5/24/02

Watterson                   Discontinued, mail to Red Rock 8/31/04

Wilbarger                   Barton, Hugh 2/17/1880

Wilbarger                   Discontinued, 9/30/1880

Yewpon                       Hanson, Pery A. 4/8/02

Yewpon                       Dawson, Wm. B. 9/7/12

Yewpon                       Discontinued, mail to Paige 7/15/18

Young's Settlement    Litton, John 11/5/1849

Young's Settlement    McGinnis, Oliver H. P. 10/8/1855

Young's Settlement    Young, Perry G. 11/11/1858

Young's Settlement    Young, Perry G. 8/5/1861 (CSA) [resigned]

Young's Settlement    Scott, Jos. 10/12/1861 (CSA)

Young's Settlement    Litton, Miss Martha Ellen 5/4/1866

Young's Settlement    McKean, Frank 4/29/1867

Young's Settlement    Brooks, Jas. G. 3/30/1868

Young's Settlement    McKean, Frank 6/26/1868

Young's Settlement    Phillips, Wm. 9/7/1868

Young's Settlement    Bennett, E. Y. 8/31/1870

Young's Settlement    Sheasby, Sam'l. 11/7/1871

Young's Settlement    Discontinued, 12/9/1872