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

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POSTMASTERS & POST OFFICES OF
AUSTIN COUNTY, TEXAS
1846 - 1930

 

ARNOLD'S (Austin)

Arnold, Sam'l., 22 May 1846

Floyd, Jas., 9 Oct 1846

Cg'd to PERRYMAN, 6 Apr 1848

 

 

BELLVILLE (Austin)

Grenville, Benj., 3 Jly 1849

Manning, John W., 17 Feb 1858

Miller, Herman, 2 Mar 1858

Reitsch, Hugo, 11 Apr 1859

Reitsch, Hugo, 5 Aug 1861 (CSA)

Koch, Gustav., 22 Mar 1866

Asbeck, Chas., 2 Jly 1866

Alexander, Wm., 9 May 1870

Springfield, Wm. L., 10 Jan 1872

Cummings, Frank P., 17 Jun 1889

Hill Jr., Sam'l. A., 20 Jun 1893

Cummings, Frank P., 9 Mar 1898

Chesley, Josephine, 18 Apr 1902

Hill, S. A., 29 May 1913

Volkening, Benno B., 20 Feb 1922

 

 

BLEIBLERVILLE (Austin)

Bleibler, Robt., 24 Nov 1891

Albert, Paul, 4 Jan 1898

Albert, Herman, 14 Jly 1921

 

 

BOVINE BEND (Austin)

Guyler, Wm., 13 Oct 1873

Cg'd to WALLIS STATION, 26 May 1886

 

 

BROOMTOWN (Austin)

Engelking, Lina, 30 Jly 1901

Viereck, Lina, 19 Dec 1901

Engelking, Rudolph A., 18 Dec 1909

Discontinued 15 Apr 1914; mail to Peters

 

 

BUCKHORN (Austin)

Cochran, John D., 16 Feb 1874

Cochran, Nehemiah, 22 Apr 1875

Cloud, Jas. J., 20 Jun 1898

Cloud, Nellie J., 3 Mar 1899

Addison, Jos. B., 14 Jun 1899

Mize, John T., 8 Oct 1901

Discontinued 30 Apr 1909; mail to Bellville

 

 

BURLEIGH (Austin)

Timme, Gustav., 3 Jun 1893

Discontinued 31 Dec 1913; mail to ________?

 

 

CAT SPRING (Austin)

Amsler, Chas. C., 13 Dec 1853

Clarke, Edwin N., 4 Sep 1854

Clark, Edwin N., 12 Jly 1861 (CSA)

Peters, Fred'k., 27 Mar 1866

Kinkler, August, 11 May 1886

Karger, Julius, 19 May 1892

Hassler, Mimia, 22 Aug 1893

May, Chas., 30 Dec 1896

Karger, Julius, 11 Sep 1897

Theuman, Chas., 28 Oct 1914

Kersten, Pearl A., 27 Sep 1915

Fricke, Geo. H., 3 May 1922

Karger, Laurence D., 28 Feb 1929

 

 

COCHRAN (Austin)

Melton, John B., 9 May 1884

Cochran, John D., 10 May 1887

Hayden, Martin J., 6 Nov 1901

Hill, Selden B., 5 Dec 1905

Kidd, Ida M., 23 Jan 1907

Discontinued 30 Apr 1908; mail to Bellville

 

 

COOK'S FERRY (Austin)

Cook, Wm., 3 Jly 1856

Discontinued 5 Sep 1857

 

 

ELPLEASANT (Austin)

Lee, Geo. G., 22 Nov 1910

Discontinued 30 Nov 1911; mail to Wallis

(Re-established) Hebermacher, Thos. L., 30 Aug 1912

Crum, Crawford D., 20 Nov 1913

Discontinued 30 Apr 1914; mail to Wallis

(Re-established) Harris, Oliver J., 25 Jly 1914

Discontinued 15 Jun 1915; mail to Wallis

 

 

FRYDEK (Austin)

Wojtek, Agnes F., 22 Jun 1901

Lezak, Frank, 5 Dec 1902

Kadlecek, John J., 2 Feb 1905

Discontinued 14 Feb 1906; mail to Sealy

 

 

HART(S)VILLE (Austin)

Hart, Augustus W., 29 Mar 1855

Vosburgh, Mrs. Maritta, 29 Mar 1858

Mitchell, Jas. W., 11 Feb 1862 (CSA)

Ballard, K., 5 Nov 1864 (CSA)

Discontinued 23 Jan 1867

 

 

HEMPSTEAD (Austin) (see also ROCK ISLAND)

Williams, Chas. C., 1 Jun 1857

Bulger?, Ezekiel T., 9 Jun 1858

Cannon, Leander, 30 Jun 1859 [resigned]

Forsgard, J. W., 6 Aug 1861 (CSA)

Bartley, D. E., 2 Feb 1863 (CSA)

Hooper, F. F., 1 Dec 1864 (CSA)

Hooper, Francis F., 4 Dec 1865

Bozman, Rich'd. M., 8 Oct 1866

Patrick, Thad. G., 8 Jan 1867

Ahrenbeck, Wm., 7 May 1868

Goggeshall, Alex. B., 22 Dec 1869

 

 

HOWTH STATION (Austin, Waller)

Freeman, Terah M., 1 Aug 1872

To Waller County

 

 

INDUSTRY (Austin)

Seiper, John G., 22 May 1846

Knolle, Ernst, 15 Aug 1855

Voigt, Robt., 25 Apr 1859

Voight, Robt., 12 Jly 1861 (CSA)

Hennings, Geo., 27 Feb 1866

Runken, J. Wm., 6 Jan 1888

Knolle, Chas. F., 5 Sep 1894

 

 

IRON CREEK (Austin) (see also WALLER'S STORE)

Cliett?, Walter C., 25 Apr 1870

Discontinued 28 Aug 1871

 

 

KENNEY (Austin) (see also KENNEYVILLE)

Thompson, Jas. E., 16 May 1892

Thompson, Ned, 15 Apr 1909

Karnes?, John D., 3 Jan 1910

 

 

KENNEYVILLE (Austin) (see also THOMPSON)

Thompson, Jas. E., 25 Jun 1884

Cg'd to KENNEY, 19 May 1892

 

 

McDOWELL (Austin)

Martin, Andrew J., 22 Jan 1906

Discontinued 31 Dec 1907; mail to Sealy

 

 

MILLHEIM (Austin) (see also SWEARINGEN'S)

Engelking?, Ferdinand, 12 Jun 1856

Discontinued 6 Jly 1860

(Re-established) Hagemann, Albert, 8 Sep 1860

Hagermann, Albert, 12 Jly 1861 (CSA)

Maetze, E. A., 30 Oct 1862 (CSA)

Constant, Louis, 27 Mar 1866

Schneider, Chas., 26 Mar 1869

Schneider, Chas. F., 18 Jly 1881

Schneider, Alfred, 7 Jly 1894

Vornkahl, Henry, 6 Nov 1897

Discontinued 31 Dec 1913; mail to Peters

 

 

NELSONVILLE (Austin)

Lewis, Isaac, 8 Jly 1872

Burns, N., 21 Dec 1875

Christoff, J. F., 14 Jan 1876

Thompson, Robt. W., 8 Jan 1879

Meissner, Max. R., 2 Mar 1887

Lockwood, Elam, 1 Sep 1893

Matejka, Jos., 25 Oct 1893

Matejka, Frank, 24 May 1897

Matejka, Jos., 27 Jan 1904

Jezik, Jos., 11 Aug 1904

Otradovsky, Rudolph, 5 Apr 1907

Discontinued 15 Nov 1907; mail to Bellville

(Re-established) Kroulik, John, 21 Mar 1908

Discontinued 31 Mar 1909; mail to Bellville

 

 

NEW ULM (Austin)

Miller, Lawrence, 1 Oct 1853

Wangermann, Ernst, 9 Nov 1858

Wangermann, Ernst, 12 Jly 1861 (CSA)

Dorbritz, Ferdinand W., 23 Mar 1866

Dorbritz, Carl A., 22 Oct 1889

Voelkel, Aug. J., 15 Jly 1893

Fink, Leo R., 25 Jun 1897

Voigt, Gustav R., 1 Jly 1913

Krueger, Monroe W., 18 Jan 1922

Muenzler, Louis O., 15 Mar 1924 (Acting postmaster)

Schulze, Edmund A., 1 Aug 1924 (Acting postmaster)

Muenzler, Louis O., 10 Oct 1929

 

 

ORANGE HILL (Austin)

Adams, Chas. F., 2 Feb 1910

Fye, Chas. A., 5 Oct 1910

Mattinglly, Luke L., 21 Feb 1912

Discontinued 15 Oct 1917; mail to Sealy

 

 

PERRYMAN (Austin) (see also ARNOLD'S)

Perryman, Thos. I., 6 Apr 1848

Cg'd to WHITFIELD'S, 18 Jan 1849

 

 

PETERS (Austin)

Peters, Albert, 10 Oct 1883

Hintz, Henry C., 2 Oct 1885

Nowack, Jacob, 15 Dec 1886

Siegert, Berthold H., 24 Jun 1889

Janosky, Lidgie W., 29 Mar 1926

Necker, California, 7 Dec 1927

 

 

POSTOAK POINT (Austin)

Miller, Fred'k. B., 17 Jan 1901

Discontinued 15 Jly 1907; mail to New Ulm

 

 

ROACH (Austin)

Moser, Chas., 10 Oct 1888

Discontinued 29 May 1889; papers to Bellville

 

 

ROCK HOUSE (Fayette, Austin)

Surmann, Emil, 18 Dec 1882

Surman, Andrew C. 25 Apr 1907

Discontinued 15 Jly 1907; mail to New Ulm

 

 

ROCK ISLAND (Austin) (see also WHITFIELD'S)

Grice, John, 22 Jun 1849

Norris, Thos. M., 1 May 1850

Howth, Wm., 6 Jan 1851

Stubblefield, Beverly D., 19 Dec 1851

Floyd, Jas., 21 Dec 1852

Hannay, Ramsay R?/B?, 18 Feb 1854

Williams, Chas. C., 20 Jan 1857

Cg'd to HEMPSTEAD, 1 Jun 1857

 

 

SAN FELIPE (Austin)

Munger, S. S., 22 May 1846

McCorcle, Archibald T., 26 Jan 1847

Matthews, Z. W., 15 Jun 1848

Cook, Wm., 8 Jan 1861

Parker, D. J., 12 Jly 1861 (CSA)

James, Henry, 17 Jly 1866

McKinney, Arch. T., 2 Sep 1867

Josey, Jeremiah J., 11 Feb 1874

Pulliam, Wm. H., 22 Jly 1875?

Josey, Jeremiah J., 29 Sep 1875

Frederich, Willie J., 10 Jun 1893

Brune, Gustina A., 1 May 1901

Lambert, Lizzie M., 24 Mar 1902

Fredrich, Willie J., 5 Jan 1905

 

 

SEALY (Austin)

Josey, Robt. P., 2 Mar 1880

Harvey, Jas. A., 14 Dec 1885

McLaran, Jas. W., 21 Jan 1886

Harvin, Katie T., 18 Jly 1889

Howard, Eva, 10 Feb 1892

Jordan, Adolf, 31 Aug 1892

Lockwood, Clara I., 27 Nov 1900

Viereck, W. F., 15 Apr 1909

Davis, Lon, 28 Aug 1913

Viereck, Wm. F., 20 Apr 1922

Hackbarth, Fred R., 1 Jly 1928 (Acting postmaster)

Kveton, Walter J., 15 Dec 1928 (Acting postmaster)

Kveton, Emily, 20 Jan 1932 (Acting postmaster)

 

 

SCHOENAU (Austin)

Schulze, Herman L., 13 May 1896

Discontinued 15 Jly 1907; mail to New Ulm

 

 

SEMPRONIUS (Austin)

King, E., 22 May 1846

Punchard, Saml. W., 21 Sep 1847

Punchard, Wm., 16 Jan 1854

Punchard, Wm., 12 Jly 1861 (CSA)

Discontinued 5 Nov 1866

(Re-established) Murray, Jas. H., 22 Jun 1870

Eastman, Narewe B., 23 Sep 1870

Fisher, Mrs. Ada D., 20 Feb 1871

Eastman, Nayrue B., 12 Jly 1871

Bergland, John M., 27 May1872

Murray, Jas. H., 25 Jly 1873

Carson, Geo. W., 2 Jun 1880

Brown, Sam'l. N., 31 Jan 1887

Reese, Kinion W., 11 Nov 1893

Discontinued 15 Mar 1905; mail to Chapel Hill

 

 

SHELBY (Austin)

Shelby, David, 22 May 1846

Witte, W. Bernt, 22 Dec 1851

Witt, W. B., 5 Aug 1861 (CSA)

Shelby, David, 27 Mar 1866

Marburger, Jas., 26 Jan 1871

Cornitius, Walther A. B., 5 Sep 1872

Laas, Chas. W., 18 Jun 1873

Korff, Chas., 28 Jan 1878

Laas, C. W., 9 Apr 1879

Korff, Chris., 15 Apr 1879

Korff, Chas., 8 May 1879

Witte, Wm. B., 12 Jun 1888

Laas, Ed. C., 26 Dec 1888

Korff, Chas., 2 Apr 1889

Laas, Ed. C., 30 Jun 1893

Schulze, Gustav, 25 Jun 1897

Korff, Chas., 6 Aug 1898

Korff, Arthur L., 6 Nov 1902

Pophanken, Otto G., 23 Jan 1905

Discontinued 31 Dec 1912; mail to Fayetteville

 

 

SWEARINGEN'S (Austin)

Swearingen, Sam'l., 22 May 1846

Discontinued 31 Aug 1847

(Re-established) Swearingen, Sam'l., 16 Dec 1847

Cg'd to MILLHEIM, 12 Jun 1856

 

 

THOMPSON (Austin)

Thompson, Jas. E., 9 Nov 1880

Cg'd to KENNEYVILLE, 25 Jun 1884

 

 

TRAVIS (Austin)

Campbell, R. E., 22 May 1846

Catlin, Jacob H., 15 Aug 1846

Pier, Ira Otis, 2 Aug 1852

Pier, Jas. B., 9 Dec 1852

Catlin, Jacob H., 12 Mar 1860 [resigned]

Darnman, E. F., 12 Jly 1861 (CSA)

Campbell, Rufus E., 19 Aug 1864 (CSA)

Stevens, Jas., 30 Jly 1866

Discontinued 21 Jun 1870

(Re-established) Catlin, Sam'l W., 22 Aug 1870

Singeltary, Dan'l. C., 13 Mar 1876

Palm, Miss Mary, 8 Jan 1878

Discontinued 4 Mar 1878

(Re-established) Palm, Miss Mary, 17 Apr 1878

Hober, Fred C., 17 Nov 1880

Discontinued 1 Feb 1881

 

 

WALLER'S STORE (Austin)

Waller, Wm. W., 24 Nov 1857

White, Robt. P., 19 Jan 1859 [resigned]

Stubblefield, Geo., 13 Mar 1862 (CSA)

Light, J. A., 31 Dec 1862 (CSA)

Tillotson, Wm., H., Sep 1864 (CSA)

Hensley, John M., 21 Dec 1864 (CSA)

Discontinued 23 Jan 1867

(Re-established) Light, Jas. A., 2 Apr 1867

Discontinued 20 Jly 1870

(Re-established) Lawothe, Holsey?, 24 Feb 1870

Cg'd to IRON CREEK, 25 Apr 1870

 

 

WALLIS (Austin) (see also WALLIS STATION)

Johnston, Lemuel L., 3 May 1911

Johnston, Tommie W., 29 Oct 1914

Ratcliff, John R., 1 Aug 1922 (Acting postmaster)

Scrogin, Bernie G., 1 Sep 1927 (Acting postmaster)

Pronty, Mrs. Willie M., 7 Mar 1928

 

 

WALLIS STATION (Austin) (see also BOVINE BEND)

Guyler, Wm., 26 May 1886

Engelking, Albrecht, 20 Aug 1889

Guyler, Robt. W., 1 Sep 1893

Hood, Wm. E., 21 Aug 1897

Johnston, Lemuel L., 2 Mar 1910

Cg'd to WALLIS, 3 May 1911?

 

 

WEHDEM (Austin)

Poeppelmeyer, Henry, 8 Apr 1904

Discontinued 30 Nov 1906; mail to Brenham

 

 

WELCOME (Austin)

Meyer, Henry, 20 Nov 1871

Schmidt, Chris., 8 Feb 1875

Presun, Fritz, 14 Aug 1878

Bastiam, Gustav., 2 Sep 1882

Reichle, John, 12 Dec 1894

Schmidt, Chris., 21 Feb 1901

Discontinued 15 May 1905; mail to Bleiblerville

(Order rescinded 21 Apr 1905)

Schmidt, Chris, 21 Feb 1901

Schmidt, Herman C., 24 Apr 1905

Reichle, John, 20 Dec 1907

 

 

WESLEY (Austin, Washington)

Opocensky, Jos., 12 Aug 1867

Schuerer, Ernst, 16 Aug 1870

Mashik, Jos., 20 Feb 1877

Klukam, Frank, 15 Aug 1877

To Washington County

 

 

WHITFIELD'S (Austin) (see also PERRYMAN)

Whitfield, Wm., 18 Jan 1849

Cg'd to ROCK ISLAND, 22 Jun 1849