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

 

ADAMSTON (Brazoria)

Hunefelt, Wesley, 8 Sep 1908

(Order rescinded 27 Mar 1909)

 

 

ALVIN (Brazoria)

Morgan, Alvin, 12 Apr 1881

Richardson, Sam'l. N., 26 Mar 83

Hart, Wm. S., 5 Jun 1891

King, Rich'd. H., 10 Feb 1894

Osgood, Bert L., 20 Dec 1898

French, Marion S., 19 Feb 1903

King, R. H., 22 May 1913

Benson, Scott F., 18 Apr 1922

 

 

AMSTERDAM (Brazoria)

Weyant Jr., Wolsey, 15 Jan 1897

Everett, Jos. H., 25 Jan 1902

Weent, Ward, 14 Apr 1904

(Order rescinded 6 Jly 1904)

Everett, Jos. H., 25 Jan 1902

Discontinued 15 Mar 1905; mail to Liverpool

 

 

ANCHOR (Brazoria)

Ritchey, Geo. W., 28 Apr 1897

McMillan, Thos. J., 25 Oct 1901

Giesecke, John P., 11 Mar 1910

Cochran, John L., 21 Oct 1911

Abbott, Frank M., 29 Apr 1912

Ritchey, Harry J., 20 Feb 1913

Holland, Albert L., 19 May 1915

Koch, Ethel, 4 Apr 1919

Discontinued 15 Jun 1920; mail to Angleton

 

 

ANGLETON (Brazoria)

Hancock, Rufus L., 16 May 1892

DuMars, Mrs. Annie H., 28 Jun 1897

Hershner, Henry, 3 Oct 1903

Hershner, A. Garfield, 13 Feb 1907

Hershner, Andrew G., 17 Jly 1911

Harris, Ella D., 9 Jun 1915

Williams, Ethyl H., 15 Feb 1924

 

 

BALLOWE (Brazoria)

Ballowe, Robt. P., 16 Mar 1898

Discontinued 30 Nov 1901; papers to Perry Landing

 

 

BENNETS FERRY (Brazoria)

Bennet, Lewis T., 26 Feb 1877

Discontinued 4 Sep 1877

 

 

BETHELDER (Brazoria)

Rawls, Wm. E., 14 May 1890

Discontinued 18 Mar 1892; mail to Sandy Point

 

 

BONNEY (Brazoria)

Wanner, Louis, 20 Jly 1889

Andrews, Thos. A., 22 Jun 1904

Askew, Wm. H., 18 Dec 1909

Baker, Arthur F., 11 Mar 1911

Taylor, Carleton F., 11 May 1916

Corbett, Ella M., 1 May 1917

Discontinued 15 Jun 1920; mail to Angleton

 

 

BRAZORIA (Brazoria)

Westerostt, Stephen M., 22 May 1846

McGreal, Patrick, 12 Feb 1850

Wilkes, Chas., 22 Jun 1855

Wilkes, Henry, 24 Jly 1855

Wilkes, Henry, 5 Aug 1861 (CSA)

Watts, Thos. K., 15 Apr 1863 (CSA)

Westerwelt, Mrs. Martha, 8 Apr 1865 (CSA)

Vollbaum, Aug. Wm., 13 Feb 1866

Eisen, Nicolas, 12 Mar 1867

Stevens, Hennell, 18 Apr 1882

Cochran, John L., 14 Jan 1886

Cochran, Mrs. Maria S., 20 Jan 1886

Cochran, Stewart, 10 Mar 1892

Mitchell, John R., 26 Dec 1894

Campbell, Arch, 8 Jly 1898

Hopkins, E. B., 10 Jly 1913

Campbell, Lucy D., 3 Mar 1923

 

 

BROWN'S (Brazoria)

Brown, Jos., 22 May 1846

Discontinued 1 Aug 1847

 

 

CEDAR GROVE [1] (Brazoria)

Williams, Ennis N., 9 Nov 1886

Discontinued 12 Sep 1887; papers to Columbia

 

 

CEDAR GROVE [2] (Brazoria)

Cortier, Emil, 2 May 1911

Discontinued 15 Nov 1911; mail to Columbia

 

 

CEDAR LAKE [1] (Brazoria)

Harrison, Elsy, 17 May 1848

Weekly, Edmund, 7 Sep 1848

McNeill, Jas. C., 21 Dec 1852

Cg'd to DURA, 22 Feb 1854

 

 

CEDAR LAKE [2] (Brazoria, Matagorda)

Obgurn, Dan'l. J., 19 Sep 1893

[To] Matagorda County

 

 

CHENANGO (Brazoria)

Davis, Jas., 17 Mar 1869

Meyers, John H., 22 Sep 1869?

Discontinued 9 Mar 1871

[Apparently re-established]

Ross, John W., 27 Aug 1877

Turner, Virginia? B., 1 May 1878

Discontinued 17 Mar 1879

[Apparentlyy re-established]

Gertrue, Henry M., 3 Nov1879

Smith, Travis L., 5 Jan 1880

Machen, N. F., 14 Oct 1884

Machen, Wm. F., 16 Dec 1884

Speed, John S., 3 Apr 1890

Masterson, Thos. G., 1 Oct 1890

Smith, Thos., 6 Oct 1894

Bennett, Theo. J., 14 Jun 1899

Emerson, David, 27 Feb 1901

Harden, John T., 10 Jan 1903

Discontinued 15 Nov 1907; mail to Anchor

(Re-established) Pittman, Sam'l. C., 15 Jly 1911

Barton, Lotta M., 24 Jan 1919

Reese, Della, 17 Dec 1921

Gregory, Acy G., 26 Mar 1925

Barnhill, Dabney W., 10 Feb 1928

 

 

CHOCOLATE BAYOU (Brazoria) (see also ROWANVILLE)

Murphree, Ed. C., 26 Jan 1911

Bates, Arthur C., 10 Oct 1912

Shibley, Loretta D., 13 Feb 1914

Murphree, Martha C., 14 Sep 1921

 

 

COLUMBIA (Brazoria)

Underwood, Ammon, 22 May 1846

Swain, Wm. F., 14 Mar 1855

Swain, Wm. F., 12 Jly 1861 (CSA)

Roberts, Thos. J., 30 Mar 1866

Aldridge, Wm. H., 19 Mar 1867

Stevens, Hennel, 12 Jly 1867

Angier?, Mrs. Mary, 9 Aug 1869

Kolkon, Ed., 18 Jan 1870

Scott, David G., 30 Aug 1870

Bostwick, J. B., 15 Dec 1870

Stevens, Hennel, 28 Feb 1871

Underwood, Jos. P., 26 Jun 1871

Phillips, Geo. W., 1 Feb 1881

Hart, Wm., 3 Apr 1882

Phillips, Geo. W., 15 Dec 1882

Bryan, Mrs. Mary E., 16 Feb 1883

Swan, W. F., 11 Dec 1884

Smith, T. L., 12 Dec 1884

Underwood, John C., 9 Apr 1886

Hanks, John W., 10 Jan 1887

Phillips, Mrs. Nora, 27 May 1889

Theall, Mrs. Eureka, 19 Jun 1893

Burkhart, Wm,. 18 Nov 1898

Wright, Alice O., 27 Aug 1908

Cg'd to EAST COLUMBIA, 16 Nov 1927

 

 

DAMON (Brazoria)

Woodward, Asa L., 16 May 1895

Daniels, Wm. A., 10 Apr 1899

Campbell, Maude, 27 Sep 1900

Davis, Cornelius, 11 Sep 1902

Bryan, Jennie, 2 Nov 1905

Bryan, Viola, 4 Mar 1915

Bryan, Jennie, 28 Jly 1916

Schendel, Charity M., 17 Nov 1917

Simpson, Chas. O., 6 Jly 1920

Nash, Olive M., 24 Jan 1924

Neighbor, Olive M., 3 Mar 1925 (Name cg'd by marriage)

Howard, Brice C., 11 Feb 1928 (Acting postmaster)

 

 

DAMON'S MOUND (Brazoria)

Bryan, Hampton L., 2 May 1888

Discontinued 17 Jun 1891; papers to Hansom

 

 

DANBURY (Brazoria)

Boring, Thos. B., 22 Apr 1909

Bradley, Geo. L., 13 Jun 1910

Moller, Wm. A., 16 Nov 1910

Taylor, Dan'l. T., 29 Jan 1912

McBride, Alma, 5 Jan 1914

McBride, Robt. E., 18 Jan 1917

 

 

DURA (Brazoria) (see also CEDAR LAKE [1])

Weekly, Edmund, 22 Feb 1854

Cg'd to DUROC, 9 Nov 1854

 

 

DUROC (Brazoria) (see also DURA)

Weekley, Edmund, 9 Nov 1854

Discontinued 19 Oct 1855

 

 

EAST COLUMBIA (Brazoria) (see also COLUMBIA)

Wright, Alice A?/O?, 16 Nov 1927

 

 

EL BERNARDO (Brazoria) (see also MARMION)

James, Ed. A., 1 Mar 1926

Discontinued 15 May 1929; mail to Brazoria

 

 

ENGLISH (Brazoria)

Cass, Wm. W., 9 Nov 1921

Discontinued 15 Nov 1924; mail to Sandy Point

 

 

FREEPORT (Brazoria)

Bullington, Lizzie, 4 Apr 1898

Discontinued 24 Aug 1898; papers to Alvin

[Apparently re-established]

Hastings, Ed'n. C., 6 Sep 1912

Trigg, Walton W., 17 Apr 1913

Dorton, Harvey C., 19 Aug 1914

Elkins, Tenos W., 15 Dec 1924 (Acting postmaster)

 

 

GULF PRAIRIE (Brazoria)

Aycock, R. M., 20 Jly 1848

Godild?, John, 17 Jly 1849

Crosby, Thos. P., 1 May 1850

Discontinued 19 Oct 1854

(Re-established) Shattuck, Horace, 26 Mar 1855

Cosley, Thos. M., 2 Jun 1858

Crosby, Thos. M., 26 Apr 1862 (CSA)

Discontinued 5 Nov 1866

 

 

HASIMA (Brazoria)

Carrico, Harry G., 4 Jun 1910

Weeks, Lewis, 16 Nov 1910

McMaster, Wm. I., 20 Sep 1912

Nelson, John A., 5 Jan 1914

Reeves, Maggie L., 26 Apr 1915

Discontinued 30 Jun 1916; mail to Sweeny

(Re-established) Reeves, Perry J., 26 Nov 1918

Donoho?/Donowho?, John H., 30 Mar or Apr 1920

Discontinued 30 Jun 1921; mail to Sweeny

 

 

HIND'S (Brazoria)

Rowley, O., 22 May 1846

Discontinued 12 Nov 1846

(Re-established) Hinds, G., 17 May 1848

Munson, Mordella, 20 Jun 1850

Discontinued 14 Aug 1854

 

 

HINKLES FERRY (Brazoria)

Perry, Henry A., 17 Sep 1877

Hinkle, Jas., 3 Jun 1878

Discontinued 31 Jan 1914; mail to Brazoria

 

 

IOWA COLONY (Brazoria)

Ford, Anna L., 25 Aug 1919

 

 

JORDAN (Brazoria)

Martin, R. F., 12 Jun 1871

McNeill, John, 7 Aug 1871 or 72

Discontinued 28 Oct 1872

 

 

KIBER (Brazoria)

Clouter, Eliz., 29 Jun 1897

Stephens, Jas. W., 12 Dec 1898

Barnett, Duke N., 25 Jan 1899

Woodruff, Judge E., 14 Apr 1900

Discontinued 30 Nov 1900; papers to Velasco

 

 

LAKESIDE (Brazoria)

Dupuy, Jas. E., 24 Apr 1897

Discontinued 11 Oct 1897; papers to Angleton

 

 

LAYTONIA (Brazoria)

Lay, Wm. L., 13 Mar 1876

Discontinued 23 Sep 1878

 

 

LIVEOAK (Brazoria)

Spencer, Zachary T., 15 Mar 1899

Discontinued 14 Feb 1901; papers to Angleton

 

 

LIVERPOOL (Brazoria)

Hall, W. D. C., 22 May 1846

Allen, George, 14 Jun 1847

Moore, John W., 17 Aug 1848

Scott, Wm. M., 30 Nov 1848

Nelson, Thos. C., 20 Sep 1860

Nelson, Thos. C., 13 Mar 1862 (CSA)

Scott, Wm. M., 5 Nov 1864 (CSA)

Discontinued 24 Apr 1867

[Apparently re-established]

Levie, Allen, 5 Aug 1879

Robertson, Wm., 27 Jan 188__?

Whitfield, Catherine A. P., 18 Feb 1886

Wehrly, Margaret A., 10 Mar 1892

Richardson, Louisa J, 14 Nov 1894

Clement, Henry, 12 Sep 1900

Ackerman, Louisa J., 27 Aug 1907

Clement, Wm. H., 24 Mar 1908

Juliff, John, 22 Aug 1908

Faulkner, Louisa J., 24 Sep 1910

Breeding, Odelle, 13 Oct 1915

Wolverton, Myron T., 19 Aug 1916

Bulgier, Wm. J., 26 Nov 1919

Spiller, Abel W., 9 Dec 1920

 

 

LOCHRIDGE (Brazoria)

Lochridge, Blackburn, 28 Aug 1913

Lochridge, Tom A., 26 Oct 1929 (Acting/Ad interm postmaster)

 

 

McBETH (Brazoria)

Cummings, Chester T., 19 Jly 1913

Discontinued 30 Nov 1916; mail to Angleton

 

 

MANVEL (Brazoria)

Pugh, Wm. H., 22 Sep 1892

Pugh, John D., 12 Jly 1895

Lentz, Dan'l. W., 8 Oct 1896

Ralston, Chas. O., 14 Oct 1897

Lentz, Dan'l. W., 9 Apr 1898

Peck, P. W?/N?, 4 May 1903 (X)

Correll, Jos., 8 Jun 1903

Morris, Harry N., 28 Nov 1914

Mohr, John, 25 Jly 1921

Booth, Mrs. Rena M., 4 Apr 1924

 

 

MARKBELT (Brazoria)

Lacy, John T., 4 Oct 1893

Cg'd to PEARLAND, 20 Nov 1893

 

 

MARMION (Brazoria) (see also SAN BERNARDO)

James, Ed. A., 1 Nov 1925

Cg'd to EL BERNARDO, 1 Mar 1926

 

 

OROZIMBO (Brazoria)

Phelps, J. A. E., 22 May 1846

Discontinued 31 Aug 1847?

 

 

OTEY (Brazoria)

South, John N., 5 Oct 1911

Cunningham, Lily G, 9 May 1916

Smith, Lewis E., 7 Mar 1918

Kelly, Emilie L., 3 Feb 1919 (Failed to qualify)

Gentry, Mrs. W. P., 7 Jun 1920

Veale, Jas. H., 20 May 1921

Whatley, Forrest C., 16 Nov 1921

Smith, Hazel E., 8 Apr 1926

Jackson, Hubbard J., 22 Jly 1927

Jackson, Mrs. Selina, 19 Nov 1927

 

 

OYSTER CREEK (Brazoria) (see also SOLITUDE)

Coffee, Thom. J., 12 Jan 1852

Fenny, Alvan, 21 Dec 1852

Milby, Henry, 29 Jly 1853

Discontinued 28 Jun 1854

[Apparently re-established]

Douglas, Freeman W., 1 Feb 1871

Sojourner, R. J., 29 Jly 187__

Willis, Alfred W., 24 Feb 1876

Moseley, Wm. G., 17 Mar 1879

Dewey, Eliphalett C., 20 Apr 1881

Stratton, Jesse D., 23 Oct 1885

Lewis, Theo. P., 8 Feb 1887

Cg'd to OYSTERCREEK, 26 Apr 1894

 

 

OYSTERCREEK (Brazoria) (see also OYSTER CREEK)

Kelly, Horace E., 26 Apr 1894

Discontinued 22 Apr 1899; papers to Anchor

 

 

PARKING'S POINT? (Brazoria)

Hilstaid?, King, 14 Jun 1847

Discontinued 19 Jly 1848

 

 

PEARLAND (Brazoria) (see also MARKBELT)

Lacy, John T., 20 Nov 1893

Curlee, Clyde __?, 10 Sep 1897

Frankenberger, Wm. L., 25 Jly 1900

Reasoner, Mazel M., 28 Nov 1914

Coppinger, Emma, 16 Jun 1920

 

 

PERRY LANDING (Brazoria) (see also PERRY'S LANDING)

Hanson, Jas. D., 6 Mar 1894

Martin, Wm. F., 4 Apr 1914

Sartor, Alex., 13 May 1916

Palmer, Morris, 27 Nov 1920

Gentry, Pearl, 14 Oct 1926

Discontinued 31 Dec 1929; mail to Brazoria

 

 

PERRY'S LANDING (Brazoria)

Graham, Jas., 7 Dec 1871

Bryan, Jas. P., 9 Feb 1874

Crosby, Geo. E., 5 Aug 1890

Discontinued 20 Apr 1893; papers to Velasco

[Apparently re-established as PERRY LANDING]

 

 

PHAIR (Brazoria)

Hoskins, Wm. D., 3 Mar 1886

Mercer, Curtis H., 6 Sep 1892

Cannan, John H., 17 Mar 1899

Discontinued 15 Oct 1900; papers to Velasco

 

 

QUINTANA (Brazoria) (see also VELASCO)

Mayfield, John C., 25 Jun 1891

Waller, Ed'n., 30 Nov 1892

Ballinger, Robt. G., 5 Dec 1900

Olson, Cecelia, 16 Sep 1903

Lawson, Wm., 27 Aug 1906

Lawson, Cecelia, 18 Oct 1909

Discontinued 5 Oct 1915; mail to Freeport

 

 

QUINTANNA (Brazoria)

Brown, Reuben R., 11 Jun 1853

Payne, Wm. N., 10 Jun 1856

Morrison, Jas., 12 Nov 1856

Burbank, Chas. B., 11 Mar 1857

Cg'd to VELASCO, 11 Dec 1857

 

 

RHODES (Brazoria)

Rhodes, Jos. A., 23 Apr 1888

Discontinued 20 Dec 1890; papers to Damon's Mound

 

 

ROEVILLE (Brazoria)

Cole, Seth E., 26 Mar 1906

(Order rescinded 21 Aug 1906)

 

 

ROSHARON (Brazoria)

Arcaro, Antonio G., 9 Feb 1912

Discontinued 15 Jun 1920; mail to Sandy Point

 

 

ROWANVILLE (Brazoria)

Murphree, Ed. E., 25 Jun 1909

Cg'd to CHOCOLATE BAYOU, 26 Jan 1911

 

 

ROWEVILLE (Brazoria, Matagorda)

Rippe, Chris, 11 Apr 1890

Cg'd to CEDAR LAKE, Matagorda Co.,19 Sep 1893

 

 

SAN BERNARDO (Brazoria)

Bond, Albert J., 1 Jly 1910

McClanahan, Lon W., 31 Dec 1912

Ellingwood, Willis R., 11 Mar 1914

Discontinued 15 Jan 1917; mail to Brazoria

(Re-established) Acord, Jacob, 26 Jun 1918

Mintz, Moses A. L., 2 Aug 1923

Votaw, Brooks, 3 Oct 1925

Cg'd to MARMION, 1 Nov 1925

 

 

SANDY POINT (Brazoria)

Brown, Wm. M., 4 Sep 1854

Edwards, Alice, 29 Jly 1859

Marsden, Turner, 8 Sep 1860 [deceased]

Harral, W. W., 25 Sep 1861 (CSA)

Towsey, Sam'l. A., 4 Jan 1862 (CSA)

Macklin, J. D., 5 Oct 1864 (CSA)

Mack, Mrs. Eliza, 7 Mar 1866

Maclin, Sol., 30 Mar 1868

Love, Chas., 11 Jun 1868

Richardson, Wm., 30 Aug 1876

Bellinger, C. A., 12 Oct 1870

Richardson, Wm., 16 May 1872

Epperson, Ebeneezer S., 26 Apr 1878

Matthews, Henry F., 17 Mar 1879

Juliff, John, 17 Oct 1881

Smith, Rowan J., 1 Mar 1887

Ogburn, August J., 4 Aug 1887

Utley, Willard B., 25 Oct 1899

(Appointment rescinded 20 Mar 1900)

Utley, Willard B., 20 Nov 1901

Cochran, Henry M., 25 Feb 1903

Cochran, Chas. L., 15 Sep 1903

Bingham, Geo. H., 21 Jun 1905

Trammell, Henry L., 14 Dec 1916

Discontinued 31 Aug 1921; mail to Juliff

(Re-established) Shirey, Lillian A., 5 Jly 1922

Horn, Wm. L., 8 Jan 1932

 

 

SAN LUIS (Brazoria)

Burr, Augustus, 22 May 1846

Discontinued 16 Aug 1848

(Apparently re-established]

Burr, Augustus, 28 Aug 1849

Discontinued 14 Mar 185__?

 

 

SNIPE (Brazoria)

Weems, Robt. R., 15 Jly 1921

Martin, Lilie M., 14 Oct 1922

Cochran, Chas. L., 14 Aug 1926

Moore, Sol. A., 3 Dec 1926

Kay, Minnie T., 29 Aug 1929

 

 

SOLITUDE (Brazoria)

Manadue, Warren H., 8 Feb 1849

Coffee, Thos. J., 28 Jly 1851

Cg'd to OYSTER CREEK, 12 Jan 1852

 

 

STRATTON (Brazoria)

Lewis, Aaron G., 21 Jun 1880

Discontinued 24 Apr 1882; mail to Hinkle's Ferry

 

 

SUPERIOR (Brazoria)

Wilson, Wm., 12 May 1894

Humbert, Jas. O., 18 Oct 1894

Discontinued 26 Feb 1895; papers to Alvin

 

 

SWEENY (Brazoria)

Sweeny, John, 25 Nov 1895

Discontinued 22 Nov 1897; papers to Columbia

[Apparently re-established]

Sweeny, Wm. L., 23 Jly 1909

Smith, Travis L., 18 Sep 1913

Smith, John R., 11 Nov 1920

 

 

TULSY (Brazoria)

Bowman, Wm., 8 Apr 1896

Discontinued 30 Dec 1899; papers to Columbia

 

 

VELASCO [1] (Brazoria) (see also QUINTANNA)

Clement, Robt. F., 22 May 1846

Spann, Jos. B., 5 Jly 1850

Cg'd to QUINTANA, 11 Jun 1853

Cg'd back to VELASCO, 11 Dec 1857

Shannon, Jas. T., 11 Dec 1857

Herndon, John H., 10 Apr 1858

Shannon, Jas. T., 21 Dec 1860

Shannon, Jas. T., 13 Mar 1862 (CSA)

[Ordered by CSA, on 25 Mar 1862, that the site of

the post office at Velasco, Brazoria Co., Tex., be changed

to the west bank of the Brazos river]

Payne, Wm. N., 25 Mar 1862 (CSA)

Brougham, Margaret, 13 Oct 1866

Waterman, Geo. T., 22 Nov. 18__?

Brougham, John, 25 Apr 1870

Metcalf, Anthony, 15 Dec 1871

Nichols, Gilbert S., 4 Nov 1889

Weems, W. Z., 2 Jly 1890

Shea, Jas. B., 9 Jly 1890

Cg'd to QUINTANA, 25 Jun 1891

 

 

VELASCO [2] (Brazoria)

Shea, Jas. B., 30 Jly 1891

Chinn, Henry W., 20 Mar 1894

Reese, Jesse L., 17 Feb 1897

Deger, Lawrence E., 24 May 1898

Roeller, Ed. F., 5 Dec 1914

Yeager, Albert W., 17 Sep 1920

Erwin, Mary, 23 Feb 1921

Featherhoff, Mrs. Mary, 9 Sep 1925 (Name cg'd by marriage)

Caldwell, Ethel, 1 Nov 1926 (Acting postmaster)

Woodruff, Mae, 3 Mar 1927

Featherhoff, Mrs. Mary, 1 Jly 1929 (Acting postmaster)

 

 

WEST COLUMBIA (Brazoria)

Faickney, Robt., 19 Dec 1905

Seabourne, Chester A., 13 May 1919

Baker, Harriet, 1 Feb 1921 (Acting postmaster)

Osborne, John W., 25 Apr 1922

Blalock, Louise, 26 May 1931 (Acting postmaster)

Lowry, Mrs. Lorene, 8 Sep 1931 (Acting postmaster)