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

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POSTMASTERS & POST OFFICES OF
BURLESON COUNTY, TEXAS
1846 - 1930
(Revised April 21, 1999)

 

ARLES (Burleson)

King, Henry W., 6 May 1886

Discontinued 4 Dec 1886; mail to Caldwell

 

 

BIRCH (Burleson)

Korthauer, Wm. H., 6 Feb 1891

Discontinued 9 Jly 1891; papers to Lyons

[Apparently re-established]

Matejowsky, Ed., 16 Aug 1892

Wiebusch, Frank Ed., 10 Feb 1904

Lacina, Vince E., 11 Aug 1906

Discontinued 31 Mar 1908; mail to Lyons

 

 

BLUE BRANCH (Burleson)

Jackson, Jos., 18 Nov 1854

Collinsworth, Andrew J., 29 Jly 1856

Burns, John H., 25 Jly 1857

Jackson, Jos., 28 Nov 1860

Jackson, Jos.,13 Mar 1862 (CSA)

Vance, Wm. R., 8 Oct 1866

Eschberger, Gottfried, 2 Dec 1867

Cg'd to NEW ANHALT, 29 Mar 1870

 

 

BRAZOS BOTTOM (Burleson)

Wilkinson, Reuben, 24 Mar 1856 (left the country)

Jeffries, Alfred, 5 Aug 1861 (CSA)

Carrington, Od. C., 31 Dec 1862 (CSA)

Discontinued 5 Nov 1866

(Re-established) Ewing, Stephen S., 25 Aug 1875

Pitts, Wm. C., 11 Oct 1875

Discontinued 14 Jan 1876

 

 

BRYMER (Burleson)

Oldham, Edmon M., 3 Dec 1895

Green, Marshall W., 10 Dec 1900

Oldham, Edmon M., 23 Dec 1901

Dunaway, Jas. H., 10 Feb 1912

Discontinued 31 Mar 1913; mail to Gus

 

 

CALDWELL (Milam, Robertson, Burleson)

Hood, Jeremiah A., 9 Oct 1846

Howell, Jas., 4 May 1847

Munson, Henry J., 15 Jun 1848

Bayle, Henry C., 23 Dec 1850

Snell, Martin K., 21 Dec 1852

Gee, Geo. L., 13 Jan 1858

Gee, Geo. L., 5 Aug 1861 (CSA)

Johnston, Thos., 1 Apr 1863 (CSA)

Hudson, Thos. F., 1 Mar 1866

Addison, Malcome H., 13 Mar 1872

McMillan, Jas. J., 31 Aug 1880

Gee, Charles H., 7 Dec 1886

Snook, John S., 15 Jan 1889

Delamaker?, Benj. F., 5 Feb 1895

Snook, John S., 1 Apr 1899

Potts, Edmund A., 15 Jun 1907

Oliver, E. T., 20 May 1913

Oliver, Edis T., 1 Mar 1923

Kaltwasser, Conrad, 7 Jan 1929 (Acting postmaster)

Broaddus, Andrew S., 11 Dec 1929

 

 

CAMARGO (Burleson)

Ross, Jacob, 26 Oct 1870

Heslip, Wm. N., 11 Sep 1871

House, W. C., 18 Dec 1871

Discontinued 24 Jan 1872

 

 

CHANCE PRAIRIE (Burleson)

Kidd, Ibrey? J., 4 Jun 1851

Duncan, Wm. W., 19 Oct 1854

Cottingham, Francis M., 7 Jly 1857

Munson, Thadeus W., 29 Oct 1857

Duncan, Chas. D., 19 May 1859

Duncan, Wm. W., 15 Nov 1859

Phegley, Merrifield, 19 Apr 1860

Discontinued 5 Nov 1866

 

 

CHRIESMAN (Burleson)

Williams, Sam'l. M., 13 Feb 1885

McGregor, Carrie S., 2 Dec 1886

Matejowsky, Wenzl E., 26 Dec 1888

Speckman, John, 18 Dec 1912

 

 

CLAY (Burleson)

Reynolds, Eliza M., 21 Oct 1884

Discontinued 27 Mar 1886; papers to Allen Farm

(Re-established) Welch, Jas. N., 21 Dec 1887

Taylor, Thos. P., 26 Sep 1889

Farquhar, Wm. G., 2 May 1894

Hollingsworth, Edens E., 17 Feb 1905

Ward, Mary E., 17 Feb 1906

Woods, John F., 18 Dec 1912

Thomas, John E., 16 Feb 1915

Winkelman, Ben F., 9 Sep 1916 (X)

Kubena, Emil W., 24 Jan 1917 (X)

Holland, Virginia A., 24 May 1917

 

 

COOKE'S POINT (Burleson)

Sherrill, Wm. M., 22 Jun 1874

Presley, Julius J., 6 Sep 1876

Sherrill, Wm. M., 18 Jun 1877

Helms, J. H., 9 Jly 1877

Hellums, John A., 24 Jly 1877

Porter, R. C., 9 Nov 1880

Pollock, Franklin P., 28 Feb 1882

Foster, Robt. C., 12 Nov 1886?

Collins, Jeptha E., 12 Jan 1887

Bullock, Lewis C., 14 Dec 1896

Collins, John S., 23 Jan 1904

Mitchell, Chas. M., 21 Aug 1906

Hejl, John, 2 Jan 1912

Urban, John, 30 Aug 1912

Discontinued 14 Jun 1913; mail to Caldwell

 

 

DEANVILLE (Burleson)

Womble, J. C., 27 Jun 1877

Dean, Jas. L., 3 May 1880

Donath, Adolph F., 2 Jan 1894

Wilkinson, John R., 6 Mar 1901

Donath, Adolph F., 15 Oct 1901 (Declined)

York, Dewitt C., 16 Nov 1901

Donath, Adolph F., 20 Jun 1903

Wolle, Elo F., 2 Sep 1905

Connolly, Jas., 17 Mar 1908

Radtke, Henry L., 4 Mar 1912

Radtke, Lula M., 16 Feb 1915

Griffin, Harry L., 3 Apr 1917

Seibert, John C., 13 Mar 1919

 

 

ELBEE (Burleson)

Wood, David G., 17 Feb 1873

Wood, Alex, 7 Sep 1874

 

 

FRAIMVILLE (Burleson)

Fraim, John R., 22 Nov 1871

Slay, Perry, 26 Feb 1873

Fraim, John R., 6 May 1873

Discontinued 8 Jun 1874

 

 

FRENSTAT (Burleson)

Susilla, Frank, 7 Mar 1891

Cabron, Julius, 21 Sep 1897

Koniakowsky, Emil F., 21 Jan 1901

Vacek, Vinc W., 31 Dec 1901

Howard, Sidney, 1 Sep 1904

Gajdosik, Ben, 20 Jan 1905

Discontinued 31 Mar 1908; mail to Lyons

 

 

GEE PRAIRIE (Burleson)

Gee, Mary E., 9 Sep 1878

Discontinued 2 Jun 1879

 

 

GRANT (Burleson)

Grant, Reuben H., 17 Nov 1896

Discontinued 29 Jun 1918; mail to Caldwell

 

 

GUS (Burleson)

Hannes, Chas. M., 7 Dec 1900

Black, Thos., 9 Jan 1904

Blaha, Steve, 18 Oct 1907

Kovar, Joseph, 6 Apr 1914

Adamthwaite, Chas. I., 9 Feb 1916

Discontinued 31 Jly 1917; mail to Caldwell

 

 

HIX (Burleson)

Thorpe, Charley, 11 Jly 1894

Sparks, Jesse P., 10 May 1895

Matejowsky, Anton, 17 Apr 1896

Sparks, Jessie P., 13 Mar 1902

Porter, Jack W., 1 Aug 1905

Sparks, Jessie P., 21 May 1906

(Order rescinded 23 Feb 1907)

Discontinued 31 Mar 1909; mail to Gause

 

 

HOGG (Burleson)

Pillow, Andrew M., 26 Jun 1893

Watson, Wm. W., 2 May 1895

Boehme, Rich'd. B., 22 Nov 1895

Discontinued 15 Nov 1905; mail to Caldwell

 

 

HOOKERVILLE (Burleson)

Clark, Chas., 9 Sep 1878

Gordon, John W., 21 Dec 1882

Farmer, Wm. F., 2 Mar 1887

Tanner, Jas. B., 23 Dec 1887

Stokes, Anna L., 28 Mar 1890

Hudson, Thos. F., 16 Feb 1891

Mullins, Geo. W., 16 Apr 1894

Shaffer, Claude, 30 Apr 1896

Arnold, Frank A., 5 Feb 1898

Stokes, Minnie M., 29 Aug 1899

Discontinued 15 Mar 1901; papers to Brymer?

(Re-established) Tanner, Jas. B., 16 Jly 1901

Cox, David O., 14 Aug 1901

Discontinued 30 Nov 1912; mail to Chriesman

 

 

KNITTEL (Burleson)

Knittel Jr., Herman, 14 Sep 1886

Discontinued 2 Sep 1887; papers to Deanville

 

 

KROHNE (Burleson)

Krohne, Geo. H., 23 Aug 1872

Lyon, Wm. A., 21 Jan 1874

Bradford, G. D., 1 Mar 1876

Fontaine, Thos. D., 21 Sep 1876

Dawson, Chas., 1 Apr 1878

Fahnert, Otto, 15 Jan 1879

Radford, Alonzo J., 10 Jan 188__?

Cg'd to LYONS, 5 May 1886

 

 

LEXINGTON (Burleson, Lee) (see also STRING PRAIRIE)

Owen, Shadrack B., 20 May 1853

Nunn, John B., 7 Nov 1853

Randle, John A., 16 Apr 1857

Buster, John V., 11 Dec 1857

Mundine, Francis Marion, 21 Dec 1858

Mundine, Francis Marion, 6 Aug 1861 (CSA) [removed]

Dickson, Robt. M., 3 Oct 1861 (CSA)

Gayla(r)nd, Mrs. Nancy, 15 May 1866

Hester, Heinrich John, 9 Oct 1866

Mellett, Cyrus S., 20 Feb 1873

Coffman, Theo. W., 13 Mar 1873

To Lee County

 

 

LYONS (Burleson) (see also KROHNE)

Radford, Alonzo J., 5 May 1886

Andrews, Henry, 3 Jan 1891

Henslee, Laura, 18 May 1893

Wood, Jos. W., 4 Sep 1900

Dunn, Fred'k. P., 26 Mar 1902

Murray, Wm. R., 15 Jan 1915

Griffin, Ada, 24 Aug 1918

Bates, Geo. F., 20 Sep 1921

 

 

MERLE (Burleson)

Scott, T. Lee, 23 Jan 1883

Lipscomb, Moses O?, 15 Feb 1883

Jones, Martin C., 13 Jly 1883

Scott, Thos. L., 3 Jan 1884

Myers, Marion M., 16 May 188__?

Scott, T. Lee, 26 Mar 1890

Permenter, Chas. E., 10 Feb 1891

Peeper, John F., 30 Jan 1894

Smith, Geo. L., 16 Mar 1896

Carrington, John P., 21 Dec 1904

(Order rescinded 27 Jan 1905)

Smith, Geo. L., 16 Mar 1896

Kovar, Frank H., 4 Oct 1910

Discontinued 30 Sep 1919; mail to Lyons

 

 

MOSQUITO PRAIRIE (Burleson)

Palmer, Dan'l. M., 19 Jun 1860

Palmer, Dan'l. M., 12 Jly 1861 (CSA)

Suspended (CSA)

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

 

 

MYERS (Burleson)

Grant, Reuben H., 24 Oct 1891

Discontinued 13 Dec 1894; papers to Whitaker

(Re-established) Ewing, Alex. L., 15 Jun 1895

Rosprim, Jos. V., 14 Oct 1903

Foster, Sam H., 13 Apr 1912

Discontinued 31 Oct 1916; mail to Grant

 

 

NEW ANHALT (Burleson) (see also BLUE BRANCH)

Eschberger, Gottfried, 29 Mar 1870

Mundine, Titus Howard, 19 Oct 1871

Discontinued 11 Sep 1872

 

 

PHEGLEY (Burleson)

Smith, John, 22 Jly 1902

(Order rescinded 2 Feb 1903)

 

 

PITT BRIDGE (Burleson) (see also PITT'S BRIDGE)

Goodson, Thos. B., 29 Dec 1891

Fuchs, Jacob A., 16 Feb 1915

Discontinued 29 Jun 1918; mail to Caldwell

 

 

PITT'S BRIDGE (Burleson)

Pitt(s), Wm. C., 23 Sep 1878

Discontinued 9 Apr 1879

(Re-established) Pitts, Wm. C., 24 Nov 1879

Moore, Wm. J., 21 Feb 1881

Parker, Geo. S., 25 Jan 1888

Ewing, Alex. L., 28 Aug 1888

Cg'd to PITT BRIDGE, 29 Dec 1891

 

 

PORTER'S PRAIRIE (Burleson)

Welch, Wm. H., 21 Feb 1855

Discontinued 12 Feb 1859

 

 

PROSPECT (Burleson)

Thomas, Jeremiah W., 13 Aug 1850

McClanahan, Milton, 12 Feb 1859

McClanahan, Milton, 12 Jly 1861 (CSA) [dead]

McClanahan, John M?/W?, 28 Dec 1861 (CSA)

King, Fannie, 14 Jan 1863 (CSA)

Discontinued 5 Nov 1866

(Re-established) Ollara, Henry, 3 Sep 1867

Paine, Jas. C. B., 15 Jly 1869

Wilson, A. B., 23 Dec 1870

Compton, Geo. C., 6 Mar 1871

Porter, John, 13 Jun 1872

Discontinued 21 Oct 1872

 

 

RITA (Burleson)

Martin, Stephen D., 5 May 1894

Veale, Thos. L., 8 Jly 1904

Jackson, Geo. T., 17 Feb 1905

Discontinued 30 Sep 1905; mail to Gause

 

 

SAND FLY (Bastrop, Burleson, Bastrop)

Hobbs, Wm. R., 5 Aug 1861 (CSA)

Discontinued 5 Jan 1867

(Re-established) Hollander, Miss Mary H., 21 Mar 1867

To Bastrop County, 17 Nov 1869

 

 

SCOTTS (Burleson)

Gerald, Sam'l. R., 4 Apr 1878

Lollier, Fred, 17 Mar 1879

Discontinued 13 Nov 1879

 

 

SEBESTA (Burleson)

Skrabanek, Thos. H., 28 Feb 1896

Balcar, Frank, 23 Jly 1897

Slovacek, Jos., 25 Sep 1901

Discontinued 28 Feb 1907; mail to Merle

(Re-established) Slovacek, Jos., 1 Jly 1907

Discontinued 29 Feb 1912; mail to Merle

 

 

SNOOK (Burleson)

Hoskins, Robt. E., 20 Feb 1895

Dabney, John A., 24 May 1905

(Order rescinded 9 Nov 1905)

Hoskins, Robt. E., 20 Feb 1895

Walenta, Anna A., 10 Nov 1905

(Order rescinded 22 Mar 1906)

Kocourek?, Wm., 11 Jly 1906

Elsik, John F., 17 Nov 1910

Fojt, Joe F., 26 May 1915

 

 

SOMERVILLE (Burleson)

Seal, Laura V., 28 Apr 1894

Discontinued 7 Sep 1895; papers to Lyons

(Re-established) Whitmore, Harry J.,1 Feb 1897

Thompson, Waddy, 24 Jun 1899

Mills, Morriss, 19 Sep 1904

Langhammer, E. C., 16 Oct 1913

Woods, John Wm., 1 Aug 1918 (Acting postmaster)

Langhammer, E., 5 Sep 1918

Sterling, Ralph D., 17 Dec 1925 (Acting postmaster)

 

 

SPEED (Burleson)

Webb, John T., 20 Aug 1886

Discontinued 8 Mar 1887; papers to Gause

 

 

STRING PRAIRIE (Burleson)

Shaw, Jas., 16 Aug 1849

Dodd, Andrew M., 22 Dec 1851

Owen, Shadrach B., 21 Dec 1852

Cg'd to LEXINGTON, 20 May 1853

 

 

TARBY (Burleson)

Orear, Robt. A., 26 May 1906

(Order rescinded 4 Oct 1906)

 

 

TUNIS (Burleson)

Goodwin, John T., 29 Mar 1878

Ragsdale, Jas. W., 7 Mar 1882

Wimberly, Henry M., 13 Dec 1889

(Rescinded 9 Apr 1890)

Ragsdale, Jas. W., 7 Mar 1882

Ragsdale, Jas. Wm., 1 May 1894

Orsag, Lukas, 25 Feb 1895

Gaines, Sam, 24 Feb 1899

Scott, Henry E., 5 Jun 1901

Little, Robt. B., 9 Dec 1905

Discontinued 15 Oct 1910; mail to Caldwell

 

 

VOLNEY (Burleson)

Atwood, Anna G., 9 Sep 1899

Atwood, Jas. L., 8 Jun 1904

Rockett, Mattie, 13 Nov 1905

Discontinued 31 Dec 1907; mail to Caldwell

 

 

WHITAKER (Burleson)

Williams, Geo., 26 Dec 1891

Townsend, Marcus D., 9 Apr 1898

Chance, J. O., 3 May 1904

Discontinued 31 Oct 1919; mail to Snook

 

 

WILCOX (Burleson)

Brooks, Amanda, 1 May 1900

McCowan, Jerusha, 20 Nov 1908

Walton, Vance, 8 Jan 1917

Discontinued 30 Apr 1924; mail to Somerville

 

 

YEGUA (Burleson)

McMillan, Jas. J., 5 Jun 1882

Lamons, Thos. J., 19 Jun 1882

Shaffer, Claude, 29 Apr 1890

Meissner, Oscar H., 2 Jan 1891

Thornton, Hattie, 7 May 1891

Jones, Jas. S., 20 Jan 1892

Lang, Chris, 1 May 1894

Mullinix, Jas. M., 30 Nov 1894

Adamthwaite, Jas. T., 25 Apr 1895

Discontinued 14 Jun 1895; papers to Hogg

 

 

YELLOW PRAIRIE (Burleson)

Butler, Ed. D., 29 Aug 1881

Discontinued 27 Oct 1884; mail to Caldwell