Jim Wheat's POSTMASTERS & POST OFFICES OF TEXAS, 1846 - 1930

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POSTMASTERS & POST OFFICES OF
ANDERSON COUNTY, TEXAS
1847 - 1930

 

ALDERBRANCH (Anderson)

Murphy, Vaughn, 2 May 1863 (CSA)

Murphy, Albert G., 14 Feb 1876

McKelvain, Thos. J. M., 18 Mar 1878

Huddleston, Francis M., 18 Sep 1888

Stovall, Sims M., 24 Nov 1890 (C)

Watson, John H., 25 Nov 1891 (C)

Huddleston, Thos. W., 4 May 1893 (C)

Watson, Thos. R., 8 Feb 1894 (C)

McLen, Ell, 1 Nov 1906

Discontinued 15 Feb 1910; mail to Palestine

Modified, 18 Apr 1913; mail to Slocum

 

 

ALMEDES (Anderson)

Fiersh?, Dan'l., 27 Aug 1890 (C)

Discontinued 3 Jan 1891; papers to Elkhart

 

 

ANGLIN'S (Cherokee, Anderson)

Anglin, V. S., 8 Mar 1847

Discontinued 17 May 1849

 

 

ANTIQUITY (Anderson)

Lightfoot, L., 26 Jan 1880

Discontinued 11 May 1880

 

 

AYERS (Anderson)

Beard, Sam'l. E., 16 Nov 1901 (C)

Cg'd to FRANKSTON, 11 Jun 1902

 

 

BARTON (Anderson)

Rogers, Elbert M., 10 Jan 1856

Rogers, Elbert M., 6 Aug 1861 (CSA)

Landis, Sam'l., 13 Aug 1866

Hanke, Dan'l. D., 23 Nov 1874

Discontinued 9 Aug 1875

(Re-established) Pickle, Crawford W., 1 Sep 1875

Discontinued 1 Dec 1879; mail to Beaver

 

 

BEAVER (Anderson)

Hanks, Hansford, 27 Jly 1848

Files, Wm. B., 20 Jun 1850

Hamlett, Wm. J., 11 Oct 1851

Woolverton, Wm., 22 Feb 1858

Hamlett, Wm. J., 24 Mar 1859

Hamlett, Wm. J., 17 Jan 1862 (CSA)

Hamlett, Wm. J., 10 Jly 1866

Harper, Thos., 5 Jan 1867

Hamlett, Wm. J., 3 Jun 1868

Discontinued 22 Dec 1868

(Re-established) Pinson, Allen F., 15 Jly 1870

Monday, W. H., 24 Aug 1874

Hamlett Jr., Wm. J., 21 Dec 1875

Phillips, __?. C., 30 Apr 1878

Phillips, Seabron A., 13 May 1878

Towns, Alonzo H., 19 Jan 1880

Discontinued 25 Jly 1881; mail to Palestine

 

 

BETHEL (Anderson)

Gilmore, Chas., 16 Dec 1852

McMorris, Henry W., 3 Nov 1855

McMorris, Henry W., 12 Nov 1861 (CSA)

Gee, Mrs. Virginia A., 20 Apr 1866

Kersey, Clinton, 8 Jan 1867

Andrews, Ed., 11 Jly 1870

Barnett, Virginia C., 5 Apr 1880

King, Thos. W. H., 11 Oct 1880

Wallace, Miss Isa, 4 Jan 1884

Cooper, Pitillo B., 2 Jan 1889

Nash, Laura B., 27 Feb 1891 (C)

McCreary, John D., 13 Dec 1892 (C)

Gee, Nannie E., 20 Nov 1893 (C)

Curry, Jas. A., 20 Nov 1899 (C)

Rampy, Hattie A., 17 Jun 1905

Derden, Milze J., 12 Oct 1906

Howell, Belle, 6 Aug 1907

Derden, Mary E., 2 Oct 1909

Discontinued 24 Apr 1914; mail to Tennessee Colony

 

 

BLACKFOOT (Anderson)

Stafford, Wm. U., 3 Jun 1886

Gage, John L., 1 Nov 1886

Wylie, T. F., 28 Dec 1889

Colvin, Harriet L. V., 26 Mar 1890 (C)

Jenkins, Wiley H., 4 Oct 1897 (C)

McDonald, Emlia C., 17 Nov 1899 (C)

Gatewood, Elisha, 8 Jly 1902

Discontinued 28 Feb 1907; mail to Montalba

 

 

BRADFORD (Anderson)

Bradford, Pond L., 26 May 1882

Scarborough, Anna, 30 Jly 1897 (C)

Discontinued 31 Oct 1907; mail to Montalba

 

 

BRIT (Anderson)

Gilbert, G. W., 2 May 1904 (Declined)

Holcomb, Jeff D., 18 Jly 1904

McCracken, Louisa J., 3 Feb 1905

Discontinued 31 Aug 1905; mail to Montalba

 

 

BRUSHY CREEK (Limestone, Anderson)

Rogers, J. C., 22 Nov 1875

Goolsby, J. A., 3 Feb 1882

Alexander, Chris. L., 25 Apr 1883

Cely, John F., 15 Apr 1886

Coker, Robt., 23 Sep 1897

(Order rescinded 7 May 1898)

McDonald, Albert H., 24 Nov 1897

(Order rescinded 7 May 1898) [as given]

Patterson, John W., 15 Mar 1898

(Order rescinded 7 May 1898) [as given]

Cely, John F., 15 Apr 1886

Elrod, Lawrence B., 18 May 1899

Gaines, Benj. F., 13 Jan 1903 (C)

Lunsford, Uriah W., 22 Jan 1908

Lunsford, Wm. H., 6 Oct 1913

Gaines, B. F., 18 Feb 1916 (Acting postmaster)

Evans, Alfred L., 27 Mar 1917

Godley, Arch. G., 16 Feb 1921

Berry, Doyle P., 15 Aug 1922

Cely, Frank I., 17 Jly 1923

Discontinued 31 Jan 1925; mail to Poynor

 

 

CANTRELL (Anderson)

Patterson, Ruth R., 19 Dec 1901 (C)

Discontinued 15 Jun 1905; mail to Brushy Creek

 

 

CAYUGA (Anderson)

Davenport, Wm. A., 7 May 1894 (C)

Cornwell, Cora L., 29 Jly 1897 (C)

Godley, Beulah, 3 Aug 1903 (C)

Thomas, Mamie C., 3 Dec 1906

Godley, Beulah, 19 Feb 1909

Harton, Jewel, 2 Apr 1910

Johnson, Jos. A., 5 Oct 1910

Discontinued 16 May 1914; mail to Tennessee Colony

 

 

COUNTY LINE (Anderson)

Brown, Wm. M., 14 Apr 1903 (C)

Discontinued 30 Jun 1906; mail to Bradford

 

 

DENMARK (Anderson)

Brown, Isaac W., 2 Aug 1905

Discontinued 30 Mar 1912; mail to Montalba

(Re-established) Day, Chas. L., 27 Aug 1913

Discontinued 15 Nov 1917; mail to Montalba

 

 

DENSON SPRING (Anderson)

Wortham, John W., 28 Dec 1893 (C)

Cone, John P., 27 Jun 1910

Discontinued 14 Feb 1914; mail to Slocum

(Re-established) Bourman, Joel H., 1 May 1915

Thompson, Wm. E., 19 Feb 1917

Discontinued 15 Jun 1918; mail to Percilla

 

 

ELKHART (Anderson, Houston, Anderson)

Kennedy, Jos., 19 Mar 1850

Discontinued 28 Dec 1854

[Apparently re-established; to Houston Co.]

[Apparently cg'd back to Anderson Co.]

Bryan, Jas. W., 28 Jan 1874

Caldwell, Wm. S., 13 Oct 1874

Douthit, E. V., 29 Jly 1875

Ray, John C., 17 Jan 1876

Harris, Thos. J., 22 Jly 1878

Bryan, Jas. W., 16 Dec 1879

Horn, Stephen, 19 Jan 1899

Hawthorn, Wm. D., 2 Nov 1905

Kennedy, Aug. E., 20 Sep 1913

Kennedy, Roger Q., 22 Oct 1917

Hawthorn, Wm. D., 16 Jan 1924

 

 

ELMTOWN (Anderson)

Rogers, Benj. F., 11 Dec 1901 (C)

Tippen, Benj. F., 23 Feb 1906

Discontinued 15 Jun 1906; mail to Palestine

 

 

ELROD (Anderson)

Elrod, John H., 5 Jly 1899 (C)

Discontinued 15 Jan 1900; papers to Neches

 

 

FITZGERALD (Anderson)

Harding, Wm. H., 20 Feb 1888

Kelley, Cornelius D., 15 Jly 1889

Discontinued 30 Jun 1905; mail to Palestine

 

 

FOSTERVILLE (Anderson)

Emerson, Jas. M., 30 Aug 1870

Dickerson, W. R., 31 Aug 1880

Doughty, Felix F., 9 Nov 1880

Neely, J. C., 17 Aug 1881

Milner, T. F., 13 Oct 1881

Welborn, Wm. P., 29 Jan 1883

Emerson, Jas. M., 25 Nov 1885

Whitfield, Dan'l. W., 24 Feb 1904 (C)

Whitfield, Jerrie C., 25 Feb 1905 (Declined)

Discontinued 15 Jun 1905; mail to Brushy Creek

 

 

FRANKSTON (Anderson) (see also AYERS)

Beard, Sam'l. E., 11 Jun 1902 (C)

Garrett, Dallas, 19 Jun 1907

Ayres, Sallie M., 29 Dec 1914

Gardner, Sallie M., 21 Jly 1917

Campbell, Edgar M., 2 Mar 1922

Garrett, Basil L., 1 Dec 1925 (Acting postmaster)

 

 

GOODSONVILLE (Anderson)

Garner, Geo. A., 23 Apr 1888

Goodson, Jacob, 1 Feb 1889

Heidleburg, Paul B., 14 Dec 1893 (C)

Cg'd to SAUNDERS, 16 Nov 1901

 

 

HANKS (Anderson)

Herrington, Elijah, 21 May 1894

Discontinued 14 Aug 1894; no papers

 

 

HARDMAN'S (Anderson)

Hardman, F. [Henning?]. A?/N?, 30 Jun 1858

Discontinued 16 Sep 1858

 

 

HENDERSONVILLE (Anderson)

Henderson, Dan'l., 19 Jun 1855

Discontinued 23 Mar 1860

(Re-established) Fain, Joel, 21 May 1860

Fain, Joel, 12 Jly 1861 (CSA)

Suspended [date not given] (CSA)

Discontinued 5 Nov 1866 [by U. S. Govt.]

(Re-established) Wallace, Wm. S., 27 Feb 1867

Discontinued 8 Jly 1870

 

 

IONI (Anderson)

Sadler, Wm. T., 30 Nov 1848

Discontinued 2 Apr 1858

(Re-established) Jones, August K. W., 2 Jun 1858

Fuller, John B., 10 Nov 1859

Miller, Matt., 10 Feb 1860

Moore, Wm., 14 Jly 1860

Moore, Wm., 17 Jan 1862 (CSA)

Discontinued 23 Jan 1867

[Apparently re-established]

Grayson, Robt. P., 14 Oct 1870

Howe, D., 6 May 1878

Campbell, Wm. H., 24 May 1878

Totty, Wm., 30 Jly 1885

Thompson, Wm. H., 10 May 1888

Bush, Wm. C., 7 Mar 1892 (C)

Thompson, Wm. H., 10 May 1893 (C)

Bush, Jas. E., 27 Aug 1895 (C)

Thompson, Retilla P., 14 Dec 1896 (C)

Discontinued 31 May 1900; papers to Denson Spring

 

 

KICKAPOO (Anderson)

Mosley, John, 16 Dec 1850

Discontinued 26 Apr 1852

(Re-established) Baker, David B., 25 Jun 1852

Miller, Wm. R., 2 Dec 1853

Smith, John C?/E?, 19 Nov 1855

Robinson, Asa, 6 Mar 1857

Henderson, Jos. D., 31 Dec 1857

Rhome, Romulus J., 16 Mar 1859

Rhome, R. J., 6 Aug 1861 (CSA) [resigned]

Baker, D. B., 28 Dec 1861 (CSA)

Mosley, Isham, 14 Mar 1866

Honigsberger, Isaac, 15 Nov 1866

Buckingham, Thos. H., 7 Dec 1866

Barton, Dan'l. Q., 11 Dec 1868

Garland, Thos. L., 24 Aug 1869

Miller, Wm. R., 9 Jan 1877

Miller, Reuben C., 17? Aug 1886

Tubb, Sam'l. M., 29 Feb 1888

Cook, Jas. M., 20 Feb 1891 (C)

Freeman, Pierce, 17 May 1902 (C)

Discontinued 15 Feb 1905; mail to Neches

 

 

LEWIS (Anderson) (see also SAUNDERS)

Elliott, Rich'd., 19 Sep 1902 (C)

Discontinued 13 Feb 1904; papers to Andy

 

 

MAGNOLIA (Anderson)

Haygood, Wm. A., 17 Nov 1851

Hagwood, Wm. A., 15 Apr 1862 (CSA)

Discontinued 24 Apr 1867

(Re-established) Fields, Henry, 21 Dec 1870

Discontinued 3 Oct 1871

 

 

MANSON (Anderson)

Thompson, Franklin F., 31 Jan 1898 (C)

Discontinued 2 Nov 1898; papers to Elkhart

 

 

MARIETTA (Anderson)

Hardman, Henning A?/N?, 13 Jly 1858

Discontinued 23 Sep 1859

 

 

MARLOW (Anderson)

Millican, Wm. A., 25 Apr 1902 (C)

Discontinued 31 Mar 1903; papers to Alderbranch

 

 

MARLOW'S MILL (Anderson)

Anglin, Wm. R., 9 Sep 1853

Discontinued 24 Aug 1854

 

 

MASSEY LAKE (Anderson)

Donson, Ben H., 20 Dec 1922

Wilson Sr., Frank K., 16 May 1925

Hamilton, Mrs. V. R., 24 Jan 1929

 

 

MITTO (Anderson) (see also STILL'S CREEK)

Sumatte, Wm. M., 10 May 1858

Sumatte, Wm. M., 12 Jly 1861 (CSA)

Discontinued 5 Nov 1866

 

 

MIZPAH (Anderson)

Rose, Anna K., 6 Aug 1901 (C)

Gray, Henry S., 28 Dec 1903

Discontinued 31 Mar 1904; mail to Blackfoot

 

 

MONINGTON (Anderson)

Gaught, Louise A., 30 Aug 1918

Pratt, Sam'l. C., 3 Jun 1920

Johnson, Houston D., 5 May 1921

Hester, Geo. G., 19 Apr 1923

Discontinued 15 Oct 1923; mail to Palestine

 

 

MONTALBA (Anderson)

Hamlett Jr., Wm. J., 20 Mar 1882

Hamlett, Mrs. Mary E., 10 Jan 1883

Ferguson, John F., 4 Jan 1907

Hendrix, John G., 3 Mar 1908

Harris, Nora, 15 Jly 1920

Hendrix, John G., 9 Dec 1920

Harris, Wm. I., 22 Aug 1923

Sutherlin, Lona R., 18 Apr 1924

Auld, Evelyn, 5 Nov 1931

 

 

NECHES (Anderson) (see also NECHESVILLE)

Dunn, Thos. R., 17 May 1892

Caroll, Frank O., 11 May 1905

Maraman, Edna P., 3 Mar 1910

Mahaffey, Abner D., 12 Dec 1910

Brown, John F., 14 Aug 1914

Daly, Ernest L., 30 Sep 1916

Spalding, Louis E., 11 Mar 1920

Howe, Ed. S., 4 Aug 1922

 

 

NECHESVILLE (Anderson)

Capps, John Q. A., 23 Dec 1872

Dunn, Thos. R., 7 Jan 1876

Cg'd to NECHES, 17 May 1892

 

 

PALESTINE (Anderson)

Shelton, Chas., 8 Mar 1847

McLure, Alex., 3 Aug 1848

Formwalt, John A., 16 Jly 1853

Wortham, Thos. J. C., 28 Feb 1854

Formwalt, John A., 5 May 1854

Dalton, Sam'l. M., 5 Sep 1854

Bailey, Eli, 29 Dec 1855

Bailey, Eli, 12 Jly 1861 (CSA)

Tunstall, Wm. V., 23 Dec 1865

Cuthbertson, Thos., 5 Aug 1868

Hunt, Albert F., 15 Dec 1869

Mead, Jas. H., 9 May 1870

Butler, Thos. M., 3 Mar 1871

Kelly, Geo. D., 20 Jun 1871

Pells, Jos. F., 21 Oct 1872

Ferguson, Alex., 15 Feb 1886

Dilley, Geo. E., 16 Jan 1890

McReynolds, Z. A., 16 Feb 1894

Hall, Thos., 10 May 1898

Burkitt Jr., Geo. W., 21 Feb 1907

Hearne, John R., 3 Jly 1913 (Acting postmaster)

Matthews, Robt. C., 1 Aug 1913

Welch, Thos. M., 24 Feb 1923

 

 

PARKER'S BLUFF (Anderson)

Stalcup, John J., 24 Aug 1870

Williams, Anderson, 7 Oct 1870

Discontinued 1 Feb 1872

 

 

PARKERSVILLE (Anderson)

Ward, Fitzhugh, 24 Mar 1857

Ward, Fitzhugh, 6 Aug 1861 (CSA)

Discontinued 5 Nov 1866

 

 

PERT (Anderson)

Dennis, Wm. G?/J?, 15 Jun 1899 (C)

Discontinued 15 Nov 1905; mail to Neches

 

 

PLENTITUDE (Anderson)

Hanks, Jas. S., 19 Nov 1850

Mitchell, Pinckney, 28 Jun 1856

Brooks, Wm. A., 18 Feb 1858

Quarles, Hamilton G., 18 Feb 1859

Henry, Isaac H., 7 May 1860

Henry, [Isaac] H., 12 Jly 1861 (CSA)

Pinson, Thos. L., 21 Dec 1864 (CSA)

Jones, August R. W., 22 Mar 1866

Discontinued 17 Feb 1868

(Re-established) Starr, Jasper, 17 Jun 1870

Discontinued 11 Dec 1873

(Re-established) Starr, Jasper, 1 Jly 1875

Davis, John A., 10 Dec 1877

Discontinued 13 Jun 1883

 

 

PRAIRIE POINT (Anderson)

Kemp, Francis, 26 Feb 1873

Discontinued 10 Jan 1876

(Re-established) Young Jr., John, 24 Feb 1876

Cg'd to TUCKER, 31 Jan 1882

 

 

PREWITT'S TAN YARD (Anderson)

Prewitt, Ira, 2 Nov 1858

Prewitt, Ira, 18 Oct 1864 (CSA)

Discontinued 5 Nov 1866

(Re-established) Campbell, Jas. I., 10 Jun 1867

Discontinued 12 May 1868; mail to Palestine

 

 

PRICE (Anderson)

Rehm, Margaret M., 5 Sep 1899 (C)

Price, Cynthia, 12 Nov 1900 (C)

Discontinued 14 Oct 1905; mail to Montalba

 

 

ROADVILLE (Anderson, Houston)

Stewart, Jas., 30 Jly 1852

Lewis, Robt. B., 18 Oct 1854

Wilson, Andrew, 15 Apr 1856

Wilson, Wm. P., 26 Dec 1857

Hatton, Jas. M., 14 Dec 1858

Discontinued 5 Sep 1859

(Re-established) Butler, Chas. W., 26 Oct 1859

To Houston County

 

 

SALMON (Anderson)

Salmon, Marydec, 1 Jly 1902 (C)

Morehead, John H., 28 Mar 1911

Smith, Robt. F., 12 Dec 1911

LaRue, Amanda J., 23 Feb 1915

Smith,. Robt. F., 30 Aug 1919

 

 

SAND SPRING (Anderson)

Stewart, Wm., 15 Apr 1850

Discontinued 17 Nov 1851

 

 

SAUNDERS (Anderson) (see also GOODSONVILLE)

Heidleberg, Paul B., 16 Nov 1901 (C)

Cg'd to LEWIS, 19 Sep 1902

 

 

SLOCUM (Anderson)

McDaniel, Edmon T., 4 Jan 1898 (C)

Power, Elberto H., 25 Jun 1903 (C)

Gray, Jas. F., 18 Nov 1904

Henderson, Geo., 3 May 1905

Gray, Jas. F., 5 Aug 1911

Strong, Cora E., 26 Jan 1915

Davis, Arion H., 7 Aug 1928

Discontinued 3 May 1929; mail to Elkhart

(Re-established) Davis, Arion H., 6 Dec 1929

 

 

STEELBORO (Anderson)

Devany, Geo., 6 May 1891 (C)

Discontinued 15 Nov 1892; mail to Elkhart

 

 

STILL'S CREEK (Anderson)

Gibson, G. W., 28 Feb 1857

Anglin, Valentine S., 16 Apr 1857

[Cg'd] to MITTO, 10 May 1858

 

 

TENNESSEE COLONY (Anderson)

Woolverton, John, 24 Mar 1852

King, Zeb. H., 2 May 1860

Hefley, G. W., 12 Jly 1861 (CSA)

Discontinued 5 Nov 1866

(Re-established) Walker, John, 10 Jun 1867

Discontinued 14 Aug 1871

(Re-established) Avant, Mason S., 22 Sep 1875

Avant, Marcus E., 24 Sep 1906

 

 

TUCKER (Anderson) (see also PRAIRIE POINT)

Young Jr., John, 31 Jan 1882

Johnston, Henry F., 10 Dec 1883

Glenn, Henry, 14 Feb 1890 (C)

Peebles, Thos. H., 10 Mar 1892 (C)

Keller, John P. C., 6 Sep 1895 (C)

Discontinued 9 Mar 1900; papers to Palestine

(Re-established) McClanahan, Florence M., 21 Apr 1900? (C)

McClanahan, Elizabeth R., 26 Sep 1903 (C)

Keeling, Wm. V., 6 Jan 1905

Discontinued 31 Aug 1905; mail to Palestine

 

 

WILD CAT BLUFF (Anderson)

Hunter, H. J., 12 Dec 1859

Hardgrave, Jas. B., 3 Feb 1860

Whatley, Eulicious R., 23 Aug 1860

Whaley, E[ulicious] R., 17 Jan 1862 (CSA)

Discontinued 5 Nov 1866

(Re-established) Barry, Geo., 12 Jan 1870

[further data not found]

 

 

YARD (Anderson)

Gray, Brucy C., 21 Jly 1903 (C)

Discontinued 30 Jun 1911; mail to Tennessee Colony

(Re-established) Gray, Peter, 14 Sep 1911