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

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

 

ALMONT (Bowie)

Thompson, Ed'n. W., 20 Nov 1893

Mills, John, 7 Mar 1896

McDaniel, John W., 7 Jan 1897

Whitten, Wm. W., 14 Mar 1898

Boswell, Levi C., 14 Sep 1898

McDaniel, John W., 20 Sep 1899

Wheeler, Joel T., 6 Feb 1900

Discontinued 15 Dec 1904, mail to DeKalb

 

 

ANNIE (Bowie)

McCrarey, Silas, 13 Feb 1865 (CSA)

[Apparently discontinued by CSA]

 

 

BASSETT (Bowie)

Dalby, Gordentia E., 1 Jun 1882

Peters, Jos., 9 Feb 1883

Powell, Thos. G., 2 Aug 1894

Tohill, Jesse G., 14 Mar 1898

Lash, Wilber P., 30 Mar 1900

Kirby, Vance, 26 Jun 1901

Myers, John E., 18 Nov 1902

McCoppin, Zema G., 25 Apr 1912

Bird, Wm. T., 8 Aug 1913

Cole, Wm. H., 25 Jan 1916 (X)

Alexanders, Ada L., 10 Jly 1916

Cole, Annie, 2 Jun 1917

Davidson, Robt. M., 15 Sep 1920

Cole, Wm. H., 8 Oct 1921

 

 

BOOKER (Bowie)

Johnson, Major J., 16 Feb1903

Discontinued 30 Nov 1905; mail to DeKalb

 

 

BOSTON (Bowie)

Vandike, L. D., 22 May 1846

Loop, John, 30 Nov 1846

Elliott, John W., 28 Jan 1848

Lindsay, Robt. U., 25 Feb 1850

Morris, Lee, 10 Jun 1850

Wright, Jas. P. 12 Dec 1850

Johnson, Lewis S., 6 Feb 1852

Poole, Orlando S?/L?, 13 May 1852

Moss, Jas. R., 24 Jly 1856

Lucas, Jos. A., 12 Jly 1861 (CSA)

Hunter, H. C., 21 Jly 1864 (CSA)

Temple, Chas. H., 16 Jly 1866

Eberhard, Harm, 20 Feb 1867

Anderson, Nathan Burd, 19 Apr 1867

Glover, N. A., 17 Dec 1868

Odell, W. I., 17 Feb 1869

Montgomery, J. W., 5 Apr 1875

Bickford, Ceylon C., 29 Jly 1875

Faust, Jay N., 29 Sep 1875

Hooks, Thos. W., 4 Sep 1876

Thomas, Jas. B., 28 Sep 1876

Rayworth, __. B., 27 Apr 1877

Moss, O. P., 18 Jun 1877

Faust, J. N., 15 Aug 1877

Discontinued 18 Sep 1877

(Re-established) Hooks, Thos. W., 6 Nov 1877

Sharp, Cicero L., 23 Sep 1878

Tidwell, Berry R., 19 Dec1878

Helms, Cader P., 1 Jun 1882

Shaw, Thad, 27 Mar 1883

Eckle, Thos. A., 28 Jan 1884

Blaxam, Wm., 7 Apr 1884

Battle, Julius O., 24 Apr 1884

Watlington, Robt. H., 24 Nov 1888

Watlington, Thos. J., 18 Apr 1893

Morris, Geo. W., 5 Nov 1897

Discontinued 31 Aug 1900; papers to New Boston

(Re-established) Morris, Geo. W., 3 Oct 1900

Broson?, John, 15 Sep 1905

Williams, Susan E., 24 Jly 1911

Lynch, Susan E., 11 Jan 1916 (Name cg'd by marriage)

Wellborn, Edgar W., 6 Mar 1920

Griffin, Wm. T., 15 May 1922

Berry, Bessie B., 24 Apr 1924

Welborn, Edgar W., 15 Jan 1931

Wilson, Eliz., 21 Apr 1931

 

 

BROWNSTOWN (Bowie)

Brown, Randolph H., 20 Nov 1911

Shaw, Sam'l. D., 6 May 1914

Cg'd to DARDEN, 16 Jly 1917

 

 

BUCHANAN (Bowie)

Furgeson, Jos. G., 19 Jun 1882

Buchanan, Jas. A., 4 Aug 1887

Draughon, Jas. H., 9 Jly 1888

Balthrop, Wyley R., 2 Feb 1894

Whitridge, Oliver B., 10 Sep 1897

Balthrop, Adelia F., 1 Jun 1898

Whitteredge, Susan C., 5 Jan 1900

Few, Adelia T., 4 Jan 1902

Discontinued 31 Jly 1904, mail to Texarkana, Ark.

 

 

BUSH (Bowie)

Feazel, Isaiah S., 4 Mar 1890 (C)

Discontinued 1 Aug 1890; mail to DeKalb

 

 

CARBONDALE (Bowie)

Morgan, David J., 19 Jly 1907

Ashford, Jas. S.?, 11 Jun 1908

 

 

CHANCEY (Bowie)

Chance, Benajah, 6 Oct 1890

Discontinued 7 Dec 1892; papers to Texarkana

 

 

COLLEGEHILL (Bowie)

Petty, Wm. H., 6 Feb 1902

Discontinued 31 Jly 1907; mail to DeKalb

 

 

CORLEY (Bowie)

Turner, Jay Carr, 12 Apr 1882

Moss, Otway P., 12 Mar 1886

Berry, John W. T., 16 Jly 1890

Burnett, Thos. E., 13 Jan 1893

Watson, Rich'd. S. M., 5 Jun 1894

Evans, Victor J., 27 Apr 1895

Berry, Bessie, 15 Mar 1917

Watson, Wm. M., 13 Jun 1917

Jackson, Hardie E., 4 Jan 1923

Jackson, Mrs. Cecil L., 19 Feb 1929

 

 

DALBY SPRINGS (Bowie)

Burroughs, J. M., 8 Feb 1877

Dalby, G. B., 16 May 1877

Dalby, Green D., 5 Jly 1877

Tisdale, Aristotle C., 9 Jan 1885

Woodson, Jos. T., 23 Jun 1890

Simington, Wm. G., 23 Nov 1893

Shaw, Udolpho U., 4 Nov 1896

Dalby, Philip A., 8 Nov 1897

Lumpkin, Jas. D., 24 Nov 1905

Heard, Chas. D., 6 Oct 1911

Simington, Sue D., 12 Feb 1916

Ketchum, Mrs. Lee, 11 Feb 1924

 

 

DALBY'S SPRINGS (Bowie)

Dalby, Jos. G., 16 May 1860

Dalby, Jos. G., 28 Dec 1861 (CSA)

Gilmer, Rich. F., 30 Apr 1862 (CSA)

Discontinued 5 Nov 1866

 

 

DARDEN (Bowie) (see also BROWNSTOWN)

Shaw, Sam'l. D., 16 Jly 1917

Sturgeon, Martha, 2 Mar 1923

Sturgeon, Jas. C., 27 Feb 1925

Discontinued 31 Mar 1927; mail to Bassett

 

 

DE KALB (Bowie)

Williams, J. J., 22 May 1846

Kimbell, John M., 7 Jan 1847

Discontinued 26 May 1847

(Re-established) Kimball, John M., 19 Jly 1848

Kimbell, J. M., 17 Jan 1862 (CSA)

Wyse, Wm. J., 19 Aug 1864 (CSA)

Discontinued 5 Nov 1866

(Re-established) Matthews, Elijah D., 19 Apr 1867

Wyse, Mrs. Ann A., 26 Oct 1870

Wyse, Jas. R., 19 Jly 1880

Beville, Joe F., 1 Mar 1881

Whitfield, Gerard W., 23 Jun 1881

Ogburn, Matt. H.?, 10 Sep 1884

Wyse, Chas. D., 29 Apr 1885

Cunningham, Josh W., 12 Feb 1890 (C)

Morrow, Cora M., 20 Apr 1893

Smith, Arthur L., 14 Mar 1898

Smith, Mrs. Ada, 31 Mar 1899

Cunningham, Josh W., 1 Apr 1903

Smith, L. A., 28 Apr 1908

Porter, D. P., 23 Jan 1913

Taylor, Fred G., 1 Sep 1919 (Acting postmaster)

Braswell, Clarence S., 5 Apr 1920

Swatzell, Phil. L., 15 Jly 1924 (Acting postmaster)

 

 

DRAPER (Bowie)

Blankenbeckler, E. C., 19 Jan 1904

(Rescinded 26 Apr 1904)

 

 

ELI (Bowie)

Moores, Eli H., 9 May 1905

Discontinued 15 Nov 1905; mail to Texarkana

 

 

EYLAU (Bowie)

Faust, Jay N., 10 Feb 1885

Hamilton, Jasper N., 10 Apr 1890

Discontinued 23 Jly 1895; papers to Buchanan

 

 

HODGSON (Bowie)

Hodgson, John J., 6 Jun 1893

Elliott, Geo. T., 2 Aug 1894

Harkey, Lee E., 1 Aug 1896

Braswell, Alfred M., 1 Apr 1902

Discontinued 30 Jan 1904; papers to DeKalb

 

 

HOOKS (Bowie)

Smith, Jas., 9 Apr 1884

Ramseur, Peter S., 17 Apr 1886

Parker, Wm. B., 16 May 1888

Oliver, John H., 27 Aug 1888

Williams, Frank M., 8 Mar 1890 (C)

Hooks, Robt. M., 11 Aug 1893

Nichols, Henry D., 8 Feb 1894

Jones, Laban A., 9 Feb 1895

Nichols, Henry D., 3 Apr 1900

Mitchell, Walter M., 25 Apr 1907

Lawrence, Geo. A., 25 Sep 1909

Perry, Frank I., 29 Oct 1914

Barrow, Dona C., 22 Nov 1918

Barrow, Julia, 27 Nov 1920

Gibson, Lamar V., 15 May 1922

Allen, Brit, 13 Jan 1927

Perry, Jos. W., 4 Mar 1927

 

 

INDEX (Bowie)

Garrett, Geo. W., 11 Nov 1893

Discontinued 24 Oct 1895; papers to Ogden, Ark.

 

 

INGERSOLL (Bowie)

Atwood, Wm. A., 27 Jun 1881

Lupton, Joe W., 21 Aug 1882

Atwood, Felix A., 1 Oct 1885

Page, Ernest T., 26 Apr 1886

Moser, Giles T., 5 May 1890

(Order rescinded 17 May 1892)

Page, Ernest T., 26 Apr 1886

Cg'd to REDWATER, 13 Dec 1894

 

 

JEFFERSON (Bowie, Cass, Marion)

Bishop, Wm., N., 22 May 1846

Now in Cass County

 

 

JETIE (Bowie)

Lawrence, Willis L., 2 Mar 1900

Discontinued 30 Sep 1901; papers to DeKalb

 

 

KINGSVILLE (Bowie)

Shipp, Wm. H., 14 May 1873

Watlington, Robt. H., 24 Dec 1873

Watlington, T. J., 19 Oct 1874

King, John, 15 Dec 1874

Discontinued 18 Apr 1877

[Apparently re-established]

Kenney, Jas., 6 May 1878

Discontinued 18 Oct 1880

 

 

LANE (Bowie)

McCloskey, J. J., 10 Dec 1860

Discontinued 5 Nov 1866

 

 

LEARY (Bowie)

Wiggins, Jas. T., 6 Mar 1894

Spear, John M., 5 Aug 1896

Cole, Wm. J., 19 May 1899

Spear, Jas. W., 6 May 1901 (Declined)

Meredith, W. D., 24 Jun 1901 (Declined)

Slupp?, W. D., 13 Sep 1901

Discontinued 14 Dec 1901; papers to Hooks

(Re-established) Smith, Dan'l. M., 23 Jan 1902

Lee, Columbus A., 10 Dec 1902

Cooley, Tip, 18 Jan 1904

 

 

LENOXVILLE (Bowie)

Pope, W. W., 11 Jun 1875

Discontinued 30 Sep 1875

 

 

LYNOX (Bowie)

Unsell, Earnest, 24 Nov 1905

Discontinued 15 Apr 1909; mail to DeKalb

 

 

McCOWEN (Bowie)

McCowen, Haywood W., 14 Mar 1901

Willins, Preasly, 9 Mar 1907

(Order rescinded 19 Jun 1907)

McCowen, Haywood W., 14 Mar 1901

Briley, Wm. H., 22 Jun 1907

Discontinued 15 Sep 1909; mail to DeKalb

 

 

MAGINNIS (Bowie)

Schrimshite, Herschel P., 11 Aug 1880

Rodgers, Ben A., 12 Nov 1883

Gates, Chas. L., 12 Jly 1884

Ivy, Francis M., 3 Mar 1890 (C)

Discontinued 6 Feb 1894; papers to Ingersol

 

 

MALTA (Bowie)

Norman, Jeff D., 2 Dec 1896

Morris, Tobe, 14 Jly 1903

Solley, Wm. M., 28 Sep 1905

Baldwin, John T., 17 Jun 1909

 

 

MARSH (Bowie)

Cowan, John, 7 Jun 1888

Discontinued 26 Dec 1888; papers to DeKalb

 

 

MAUD (Bowie)

Knapp, Sam'l. D., 18 Jan 1881

Discontinued 31 Jly 1882; mail to Corley

[Apparently re-established]

Watson, Rich'd. S. M., 6 Jun 1893

Morrow, Peter W., 28 Nov 1893

Ray, Henry, 7 Feb 1901

Tidwell, Jos. B., 9 Feb 1907

Arnold, Harley, 3 Aug 1921

Goza, Ben O., 15 Feb 1923

Helms, Herman H., 20 Oct 1923

Fornley, Paul, 8 Jan 1932

 

 

MILL CREEK (Bowie, Red River, Bowie)

Birdwell, Elijah M., 23 Oct 1851

Lassiter, Isaac N., 6 Jan 1855

Warren, Jas. F., 7 Jly 1857

Later in Red River County

[Apparently back to Bowie County]

[Apparently re-established]

Lenox, Thos. U., 29 Sep 1871

Banks, John J., 13 Mar 187__?

Ward, Alex C., 19 Aug 1873

McCrary, Silas, 14 Jun 1875

Discontinued 6 Sep 1875

(Re-established) Ward, Alex. C., 4 May 1876

Little, Henry M., 16 May 187__?

Discontinued 28 Jun 1877

 

 

MOORE'S (Bowie)

Moore, R. H. H., 22 May 1846

Moore, Jas. C., 1 Dec 1851

Moore, Jas. C., 13 Mar 1862 (CSA)

Discontinued 5 Nov 1866

 

 

MOORE'S LANDING (Bowie)

Moore, Jas. C., 1 Dec 1851

Discontinued 5 Nov 1866

[Apparently re-established]

Harper, L. D., 6 Mar 1874

McReynolds, Jos. M., 11 May 1874

Discontinued 14 Sep 1874

 

 

MYRTLE SPRINGS (Bowie)

Battle, Robt. J., 11 Nov 1850

Hooks, Ganis W., 3 Dec 1851

Battle, Owen?/Orren? D., 14 Apr 1853

Rochelle, John R., 5 Oct 1855

Discontinued 18 Apr 1860

 

 

NASH (Bowie) (see also PARK)

Kenney, Jas., 8 Jun 1906

Freeman, Leona A., 16 Aug 1917

Kenney, Minnie, 23 Aug 1918

Kenney, Amanda M., 10 Dec 1924

 

 

NEW BOSTON (Bowie)

Demorse, Leslie C., 26 Jan 1877

Wever, John W., 16 Dec 1879

West, W. W., 19 Jly 1886

Holstein, Peter J., 14 Dec 1886

Brown, Dan'l. R., 1 Aug 1889

Adams, Henry, 28 Jan 1892

Ellis, Jos. A., 17 May 1892

Harrison, Rich'd. B., 6 Aug 1897

Hooker, John A., 9 Mar 1911

Daniel, Oliver J., 16 Nov 1912

Fuller, T. A., 20 May 1913

Welborn, Edgar W., 3 Jan 1914 (Acting postmaster)

Morris, Tobe, 27 Jan 1914

Morris, Geo. W., 21 Nov 1918

Atkins, Llewellyn R., 17 Mar 1924

 

 

OAK GROVE (Bowie) (see also ROLYAT)

Lumpkins, Geo. H., 13 Oct 1906 (Failed to qualify)

Bird, Robt. W., 8 Mar 1907

Jennings, Thos. P., 20 Jly 1909

Buttram, Wm. O., 21 Feb 1912

Kirk Jr., Steve Y., 29 Jun 1918

Buttram, Thos. D., 8 Jly 1925

 

 

OWENSBURG (Bowie)

Owens, Wm. J., 23 May 1893

Discontinued 18 Oct 1894; papers to DeKalb

 

 

PARK (Bowie)

Parker, John N., 12 Mar 1884

Winter, Andrew J., 22 Aug 1890

Stambaugh, Andrew J., 8 Oct 1892

Wagnon, Thos. P., 19 Apr 1893

Jones, Emma, 28 Feb 1898

Parker, Emma, 4 Sep 1900

Kenney, Jas., 19 Nov 1902

Cg'd to NASH, 8 Jun 1906

 

 

PINKHAM (Bowie)

Peters, Jos., 3 Oct 1898

Barrett, John T., 19 May 1900

Discontinued 14 Sep 1907; mail to Simms

 

 

POER (Bowie)

Poer, John F., 15 Sep 1897

Discontinued 30 Sep 1904; mail to Simms

 

 

POPE (Bowie)

Hall, Ida B., 14 Apr 1894

Knight, J. B., 20 Aug 1895

Williams, Jodie K., 26 Oct 1895

Knight, Jack, 15 Feb 1904

Discontinued 31 Dec 1905; mail to Avery, Red River Co.

 

 

POWELL GROVE (Bowie)

Penley, Irwin, 23 Jly 1869

Discontinued 18 Oct 1870

 

 

RED BANK (Bowie)

Hubbard, Jas.,11 Mar 1901

Hooks, Forrest, 19 Dec 1901

Discontinued 31 Mar 1902; papers to New Boston

 

 

REDWATER (Bowie) (see also INGERSOLL)

Page, Ernest T., 13 Dec 1894

Munz, Harry, 24 Aug 1901

Moser, Giles T., 13 Mar 1903

Jones, Jesse S., 24 Mar 1911

 

 

ROLYAT (Bowie)

Brooks, Jas. F., 30 Jun 1893

Teague, Jasper N., 31 Jan 1898

Lumpkin, Geo. H., 12 Jly 1906

Cg'd to OAK GROVE, 13 Oct 1906

 

 

ROSCHELLE (Bowie)

Roschelle, Jas. W., 7 May 1883

Discontinued 17 Oct 1883; papers to New Boston

 

 

SHAW (Bowie)

Mills, John,18 Mar 1887

Discontinued 29 Aug 1887; papers to DeKalb

[Apparently re-established]

Davis, W. W., 28 May 1890

Discontinued 15 Apr 1891; no papers

(Re-established) Shaw, John W., 23 Apr 1891

Discontinued 24 Jly 1896; papers to DeKalb

 

 

SILOAM (Bowie)

Wright, Geo. E., 20 Feb 1895

Discontinued 14 Sep 1907; mail to Simms

 

 

SIMMS (Bowie)

Simms, Jas. H., 4 Aug 1890

 

 

SULPHUR (Bowie)

Kerrell, W. W., 24 Oct 1903 (Declined)

Marphew, Isah, 25 Feb 1904 (Declined)

(Order rescinded 9 Jly 1904)

 

 

SULPHUR STATION (Bowie)

Leeds, Lodowick C., 25 Jun 1874

Roots, John T., 9 Dec 1874

Bemis?, Jas. H., 12 Feb 1877

Todd, Louis B., 30 Mar 1888

Newkirk, Calvin W., 23 May 1894

Bickford, Lewis G., 28 Sep 1896

Ray, Dennis W., 2 Nov 1898

Discontinued 14 Jun 1899; papers to Buchanan

 

 

TEXARKANA (Bowie)

Whitaker, Willis, 2 Feb 1886

Whitaker, Mrs. Charlotte A., 15 Sep 1886

Brunazzi, Rich'd., 27 Jan 1890

Discontinued 13 Dec 1892; papers to Texarkana, Ark.

 

 

WAMBA (Bowie)

Fort, Laurell B., 20 Oct 1897

Rosborough, Ransom S., 16 Feb 1901

Woodward, Jos. H., 5 Apr 1915

Discontinued 15 Apr 1916; mail to Texarkana

 

 

WEVER'S (Bowie)

Wever, John W., 22 May 1846

Discontinued 20 Jan 1848

 

 

WHYBARK (Bowie)

Getz, Chas. O., 1 Dec 1902

Discontinued 30 Sep 1904; mail to DeKalb

 

 

WOODSTOCK (Bowie)

Woodard, Robt. N., 15 Jan 1887

Discontinued 15 Mar 1901; papers to New Boston