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

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POSTMASTERS & POST OFFICES OF
BURNET COUNTY, TEXAS
1852 - 1930

 

BACKBONE VALLEY (Burnet)

Cates, Rich'd. F., 1 Jly 1874

Cg'd to KING SPRING, 7 Feb 1877

 

 

BERTRAM (Burnet) (see also SOUTH GABRIEL)

Weston, Peter R., 8 Dec 1882

Riley, Jas. D., 19 Feb 1889

Poole, Robt. Z?, 18 Apr 1893

Weston, Peter R., 25 Jun 1897

Weston, Amanda, 25 Oct 1906

Starr, Wm. A., 16 Sep 1909

Taylor, Chas. A., 3 Mar 1915

Johnson, Ed. P., 15 Jly 1924 (Acting postmaster)

Johnson, Mrs. E. P., (Vina), 24 May 1927 (Acting postmaster)

McNabb, Ed. R., 24 Sep 1927 (Acting postmaster)

Johnson, Vina, 19 Dec 1927

 

 

BRIGGS (Burnet) (see also TAYLOR'S GIN)

Brown, Jas. M., 21 Jun 1898

Hall, Jesse T., 19 Jan 1899

Clinkscales, Wm. E., 21 Aug 1920

 

 

BURNET (Burnet)

Vandeveer, Logan, 30 Aug 1852

Schoton, Andrew, 19 Oct 1855

Moore, Thos., 26 Feb 1858

Haynie, Stephen A. J., 24 Jly 18___?

Haynie, Jas. M., 1 Sep 1860

Stokes, Jas. R., 1 Jan 1861

Stokes, J. B., 12 Jly 1861 (CSA)

Calvert, Hugh H., 23 Jan 1866

Alexander, John, 18 Oct 1867

Discontinued 5 Jly 1871

(Re-established) Coffee, Mary E., 14 Aug 1871

Stapp, John H., 16 Jan 1888

Long, David H., 8 Feb 1892

Pearson, Chris C., 2 Jly 1895

Pearson, Miss Willie I., 6 Feb 1897

L(e]amon, Miss Mattie, 19 Jun 1899

Burns, H. A., 18 Feb 1910

Brown, M. B., 18 May 1914

Chamberlain, Louis S., 2 Feb 1915 (Acting postmaster)

Atkinson, H. F., 16 Mar 1917

Chamberlain Jr., Louis S., 5 Sep 1918

Landon, Minnie L., 5 Jan 1923

Gibbs, Mrs. Minnie L., 23 Oct 1927 (Name cg'd by marriage)

 

 

BURN'S FORD (Burnet)

Eubank, Jos. H., 2 Sep 1857

Discontinued 21 Sep 1859

 

 

CHAPPEL (Burnet)

Thomas, Lewis, 17 Mar 1888

Mitchell, Geo. A., 26 Sep 1888 or 89

Cg'd to FAIRLAND, 12 Mar 1890

 

 

CLOVER (Travis, Burnet)

Burton, Wiley O., 6 Apr 1905

Discontinued 14 Feb 1914; mail to Spicewood

 

 

CORWIN (Burnet)

Wood, Thos. T., 5 Sep 1878

Discontinued 29 Sep 1882?; mail to Double Horn

(Re-established) Barnhart, John S., 18 Sep 1883

Nichols, D. B., 7 Dec 1885

Wood, Thos. P., 3 Feb 1886

Discontinued 15 Nov 1899; papers to Double Horn

 

 

COW CREEK (Burnet)

Turner, E. P., 21 Aug 1876

Discontinued 19 Sep 1877

 

 

DOBYVILLE (Burnet)

Wolf, Thos. S., 21 Jun 1874

Barker, S. L., 22 Oct 1875

Barker, Priscilla J., 17 Mar 1879

Lauderdale, Jas. S., 13 Sep 1881

Shelburn, Mrs. Rebecca, 9 Jly 1883

Cg'd to POMONA, 23 Nov 1889

 

 

DOUBLE HORN (Burnet)

Holland, Wm. H., 13 Oct 1857

Yett, Pleasant M., 5 Sep 1859

Yett, P. M., 5 Aug 1861 (CSA)

Richter, Rudolphus, 8 Oct 1866

Chunn, Zach. T., 21 Jly 1882

Rust, Robt. S., 8 Dec 1885

Husband, Henry Geo., 15 Jan 1887

Clark, Jas. N., 1 Nov 1887

Schroeter, Aug., 8 Aug 1892

Sims, Scott, 15 Nov 1910

Discontinued 31 Jly 1911; mail to Marble Falls

 

 

DRAGOO (Burnet)

Kirk, Josephus M., 11 Aug 1880

Chamberlain, Thos. A., 17 Nov 1880

Jones, Fannie, 6 Dec 1880

Discontinued 7 Mar 1883; mail to Burnet

 

 

FAIRLAND (Burnet) (see also CHAPPEL)

Rainier, Stephen D., 12 Mar 1890 (C)

Wood, Columbus R., 1 Apr 1891

Grant, Wm. N., 2 Jun 1898

Carter, Charley T., 25 May 1907

Beard, Phillip T., 11 Dec 1908

Holland, Porter D., 1 Jun 1910

Phillips, Robt. J., 30 Jan 1912

Gaddy, Virgil M., 27 Oct 1913

Bible, Clifford J., 24 Oct 1930

 

 

FAUBION (Burnet)

Faubion, Wm. J., 9 Dec 1886

Pangle, Jas. B., 3 Dec 1887

Discontinued 7 Nov 1888; papers to Smithwick

 

 

GRANITE (Burnet)

Gaston, Wm. S., 16 Dec 1886

Daniel, John R., 10 Sep 1887

Discontinued 24 Oct 1888; papers to Chappel

[Apparently re-established]

Norton, Nimrod L., 20 Nov 1889 (C)

Cg'd to GRANITE MOUNTAIN, 25 Jan 1890

 

 

GRANITE MOUNTAIN (Burnet) (see also GRANITE)

Norton, Nimrod L., 25 Jan 1890 (C)

Darragh Jr., Thos., 21 Aug 1893

Nanny, Miss Lue V., 1 Apr 1899

Shirley, Lue V., 19 May 1902

Nanney, Wm. J., 6 Jly 1907

Discontinued 15 Jly 1911; mail to Marble Falls

 

 

HAPPY HOLLOW (Burnet)

Kennedy, Matt., 18 Jly 1876

Davis, G. T., 6 Aug 1877

Roud, Miss Francis, 28 Sep 1877

Discontinued 23 Nov 1877

 

 

HOOVER (Burnet)

Phelan, Ezra M., 13 Jun 1892

Discontinued 20 Aug 1892; mail to Fairland

 

 

HOOVERS VALLEY (Burnet)

Mabry, John J., 7 Jun 1879

Discontinued 7 Jly 1881

 

 

HOPEWELL (Burnet, Williamson)

Reed, David C., 21 Aug 1876

Sims, Wm. E., 16 Sep 187__?

Williamson, John B., 17 Nov 1880

Black, C. C., 26 Jun 1882

To Williamson County

 

 

JOPPA (Burnet)

Childers, Wm. F., 24 Nov 1891

Smith, Rachel A., 2 Nov 1901

Discontinued 14 Dec 1903; papers to Bertram

(Re-established) Smith, Rachel A., 28 Dec 1903 (Declined)

Hodges, J. D., 24 Feb 1904

[Order re-establishing post office] rescinded 21 Apr 1904)

 

 

KING SPRING (Burnet) (see also BACKBONE VALLEY)

Haynes, John J., 7 Feb 1877

Discontinued 10 Nov 1879

 

 

LACY (Burnet)

Linn, John E., 26 Jan 1880

Woodall, Miss Sue, 22 Sep 188__?

Gillespie, __?. M., 24 Oct 1887

Discontinued 2 Jly 1888; papers to Chappel

(Re-established) Gray, V. R. B., 14 May 1890

Discontinued 9 Apr 1891; no papers

 

 

LAHAI (Burnet)

Wix, Lewis L., 15 Aug 1890

Discontinued 25 Nov 1892; mail to Bertram

 

 

LAKE VICTOR (Burnet)

Ramsey, Francis A., 12 Feb 1903

Jinkins, Ross O., 24 Sep 1910

Traweck, Alex'r. H., 19 Mar 1915

Forehand, Dee, 13 Jly 1918

Riggs, Helen F., 21 Jun 1920

 

 

MAHOMET (Burnet)

Ater, Geo., 14 Dec 1857

Ater, Geo., 5 Aug 1861 (CSA)

Ater, Albert M., 7 Mar 1866

Ater, I. Sanford, 1 Dec 1873

Ater, Allen J., 18 Apr 1876

Lister, Henry, 21 Oct 1878

Mahomet, August G., 15 Jly 1879

Ater, Allen J., 13 Aug 1879

Durr, Abram, 6 Jun 1881

Ramsey, Alex. M., 10 Jan 1883

Stewart, Chris. C., 8 Aug 1894

Harrison, Sallie H., 11 Sep 1897

Hamilton, John C., 25 Feb 1899

Williams, Wm. J., 18 Feb 1902

Discontinued 31 Jly 1916; mail to Bertram

 

 

MARBLE FALLS (Burnet)

Gaston, Wm. S., 25 Jly 1884

Roper, John A., 21 Sep 188__?

Charlton, Robt. G., 13 Apr 1889

Jackson, Peter C., 22 Oct 1889

(Rescinded 20 Nov 1889)

Charlton, Robt. G., 13 Apr 1889

Lacy, Wm., 16 Aug 1890

Mangum, John, 9 Apr 1891

Arnall, Jas. A., 15 Nov 1892

Rowney, Firman J., 13 Dec1897

Cochran, Wm. P., 20 Feb 1901

Cochran, Effie J., 26 Aug 1907

Smith, Carrie E., 1 Aug 1913

Singleton, Darsy M., 2 Jun 1922

 

 

MARBLE HILL (Burnet)

Moor, Sam'l. F., 3 May 1872

Discontinued 15 Jan 1873

 

 

MIDDLE GABRIEL (Burnet)

Fowler, Sam'l. F., 15 Apr 1878

Discontinued 20 Jan 1879

 

 

MORMON MILLS (Burnet)

Hubbard, John R., 23 May 1856

Haynie, Thos. J., 24 Aug 1857

McCartney, Elisha B., 31 Mar 1859

Hunt, Thos. W., 14 Feb 1860

Discontinued 10 Apr 1860

(Re-established) Eubank, Jos. H., 17 May 1860

Posey, Harrison, 9 Oct 1866

Discontinued 20 Jan 1869

(Re-established) Thomas, Louis, 6 Jun 1870

Helms, Elijah, 19 Dec 1870

Thomas, Lewis, 8 Mar 1871

Discontinued 3 Oct 1871

(Re-established) Winter, Louis, 13 Nov 1871

Knight, Jas., 9 Feb 1874

Thackston, Mrs. Harriet C., 14 Apr 1874

Discontinued 6 May 1875

 

 

NARUNA (Burnet)

Spitler, Wm. M., 19 Jun 1878

James, Newton, 5 Mar 1883

James, J. N., 4 Apr 1883

Zimmerman, Jas. W., 1 May 1883

Hoover, Wm., 21 Feb 1884

Weaver, Jas. I., 8 Dec 1884

Ivey, Alex. C., 28 Aug 1886

Springer, Elisha L., 29 Dec 1898

Marrs, Jas. B., 26 Sep 1900

Traweek, Osceola L., 30 Oct 1901

O'Hair, Volly, 20 Apr 1903

Adams, Mary H., 18 Jly 1905

Discontinued 15 Oct 1906; mail to Lampasas

 

 

OAKLALLA (Burnet)

Kincaid, Jas. M., 19 May 1879

Goodwin, John W., 18 Jan 1881

Hoover, Dan'l. D., 27 Sep 1881

Kincaid, Jas. M., 7 Mar 1882

Discontinued 26 May 1882; mail to Lampasas

(Re-established) Williams, Wm., 12 Dec 1883

Hoover, Dan'l. D., 27 Mar 188__?

Coates, Mrs. Zula E., 16 Jan 1888

Gillum, Absalom B., 8 May 1890

Reinhardt, Chas. D., 27 Jly 1892

Love, F. W., 3 Nov 1893

Williams, Jas. D., 5 Dec 1893

Gillum, Josephine, 21 May 1896

Ballard, Jas. W., 10 Feb 1902

Gillum, Absalom B., 2 Dec 1902

Kirk, Jacob C., 22 Dec 1905

 

 

OATMEAL (Burnet)

Scott, John, 13 Dec 1853

Peabout, Vincent, 1 Apr 1856

Scott, Geo., 21 May 1856

Rountree, Jas. M., 20 Sep 1856

Rountree, Jas. L., 13 Aug 1861 (CSA)

Murphy, John A., 26 Jun 1866

Discontinued 11 Oct 1866

(Re-established) Scott, Miss?/Mrs.? Elizabeth, 5 Jan 1867

Discontinued 30 Dec 1867

(Re-established) Boyce, Jas., 26 Jun 1868

Locket, Melville B., 27 Jan 1871

Rountree, Jas. L., 25 Mar 1873

Discontinued 4 Sep 1874

(Re-established) Rountree, Jas. L., 24 May 1875

Discontinued 26 Jan 1876

 

 

O'HAIR'S HILL (Burnet)

Wolf, Jacob, 8 Dec 1858

Discontinued 18 Apr 1860

 

 

OWL CREEK (Burnet)

Spurlin, J. M., 11 Nov 1881

Discontinued 4 Aug 1882; mail to Strickling

 

 

PEBBLE MOUND (Burnet)

McGuire, Laura V., 2 Jun 1879

McGuire, R. B., 3 Nov 1879

Discontinued 26 Feb 1880

 

 

POMONA (Burnet) (see also DOBYVILLE)

Shelburn, Rebecca, 23 Nov 1889 (C)

Harrison, Thos. A., 16 Dec 1890

Williams, Rebecca S., 29 Aug 1892

Word, Sam'l. A., 8 Oct 1894

Wykes, Jas. W., 12 Feb 1896

Fry, Thos., 4 Apr 1898

Roper, Syril E., 29 Dec 1898

Cantwell, Mary E., 23 Dec 1899

Discontinued 14 Jly 1900; papers to Naruna

 

 

RAT (Burnet)

Berry, John T., 2 Jun 1880

Discontinued 29 Jly 1880

 

 

SAGE (Burnet)

Howard, Jesse G. W., 27 Nov 1874

Jones, Miss Hannah F., 17 Apr 1883

Jones, Geo. N., 14 May 1883

Discontinued 10 Jun 1884; mail to Sunny Lane

[Apparently re-established]

Murphy, Willie M., 31 May 1898

Jones, Geo. N., 24 Feb 1899

Discontinued 10 Jly 1906; mail to Burnet

 

 

SHOVEL MOUNT (Burnet)

Giesecke__, Mrs. Ottilie, 22 Nov 1869

Fuchs, Adolph, 16 Jun 1871

Gieseke, Albert, 17 Nov 1879

Struve, Henry, 9 Apr 1883

Struve, Amand, 14 Oct 1884

Schaupp, Frank G., 6 Sep 1902

Discontinued 31 Jan 1905; mail to Marble Falls

 

 

SMITHWICK (Burnet) (see also SMITHWICK MILLS)

Cox, Andrew M., 9 Feb 1882

Pangle, Jas. B., 28 Jan 1892

Cox, Sam'l. C. P., 31 Oct 1893

Clark, John M., 29 Apr 1895

Stinnett, Thos. A., 3 Feb 1897

Cox, Sam'l. C. P., 28 Feb 1901

Clark, John M., 10 Feb 1902

Stinnett, Thos. A., 4 Apr 1905

Faith, John O., 18 Jly 1907

Mobley, Mrs. John Elizabeth, 1 Jun 1908

Hall, Andy F., 4 Feb 1911

Discontinued 6 Oct 1923; mail to Marble Falls

[Discontinuation of post office] rescinded 15 Oct 1923

Lewis, Frank P., 5 Dec 1923

Discontinued 30 Sep 1926; mail to Marble Falls

 

 

SMITHWICK MILLS (Burnet)

Stinnett, Thos. A., 21 Aug 1871

Helm, Elijah, 30 Apr 1873

Hastings, Geo. W., 2 Dec 1873

Cox, Andrew M., 3 Jun 1878

Cg'd to SMITHWICK, 9 Feb 1882

 

 

SOUTH GABRIEL (Williamson, Burnet)

Schaffer, Chas., 1 Sep 1875

Lester, Henry, 11 Oct 1875

Smith, Milus C., 8 Nov 1877

Whitaker, Lyman L., 1 Dec 1879

Riley, Jas. D., 19 Jan 1880

Cg'd to BERTRAM, 8 Dec 1882

 

 

SPICEWOOD (Burnet)

Pangle, Jas. B., 5 Jly 1899

Faubion, John J., 29 Jan 1914

Gray, Claud, 5 May 1917

Russell, Virgil, 7 Mar 1922

Kennedy, Ira Lee, 21 May 1925

Shook, Lemuel B., 27 May 1926

Reed, Chas. B., 2 Jan 1929

Hammons, Logan L., 18 Mar 1931

 

 

STRICKLING(E)S (Burnet)

Stricklinge, Marcus D., 14 Dec 1857

Milligan, Thos. A., 20 Feb 1860

Boyce, Jas., 3 Sep 1860

Boyce, Jas., 13 Mar 1862 (CSA)

Discontinued 5 Aug 1862 (CSA)

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

[Apparently re-established]

Moses, Ealy J., 17 Apr 1871

Skaggs, Jas. C., 20 Oct 1871

Harrell, Jacob H., 8 Apr 1872

Hodak, Ferdinand, 4 May 1874

Branch, Jas. A., 23 Nov 1874

Field, Andrew A., 11 Oct 1875

Harrell, Travis O., 9 Aug 1876

Rogers, Henry O., 18 Jun 1877

Spurlin, Wm. M., 12 Sep 1878

Fowler, Sam'l. F., 24 Sep 1879

Sadler, Thos. R., 9 Nov 1880

Skaggs, Wm. A., 21 Mar 1881

Spurlin, Jas. M., 13 Oct 1881

Berry, H. H., 28 Feb 1882

Berry, Jas. H. H., 20 Mar 1882

McCaskill, Peter M., 30 Jly 1886

Sadler, Thos. R., 10 Jan 1887

Baber, Annie L., 6 Jan 1888

Newton, Mollie A., 4 Sep 1889

Discontinued 30 Jun 189; papers to Burnet

(Re-established) Hunt, Wm. P., 12 Apr 1892

Discontinued 24 Aug 1893; papers to Burnet

(Re-established) Field, Jas. M. B., 12 Sep 1893

Flanagan, Jas. W., 24 Nov 1894

Discontinued 21 May 1895; papers to Burnet

 

 

SUNNY LANE (Burnet)

Berry, John F., 27 Jun 1881

Cox, Jas. E., 1 Jun 1908

Discontinued 28 Feb 1910; mail to Lake Victor

 

 

TAMEGA (Burnet)

Eustis, John D., 14 Apr 1902

Discontinued 14 Dec 1903; papers to Bertram

 

 

TAYLOR'S GIN (Burnet)

Edgar, Jas. W., 27 Mar 1888

Brown, Jas. M., 16 Mar 1898

Cg'd to BRIGGS, 21 Jun 1898

 

 

TIGER MILL (Burnet)

Fox, Conrad L., 2 Sep 1872

Fuchs, Conrad L., 7 Feb 1881

Fuchs, Herman T., 27 Jun 1895

Discontinued 14 Dec 1901; papers to Marble Falls

 

 

WOLF'S CROSSING (Burnet)

Noble, Jas. P., 21 Sep 1874

Discontinued 9 Sep 1878

(Re-established) Noble, Jas. P., 19 May 1879

Bumgardner, Wm., 27 Jan 1890

Discontinued 8 Mar 1890; papers to Sandy Mount, Llano Co.

[Apparently re-established]

Bumgardner, Wm., 16 Jun 1890

Metz, Redden, 11 Sep 1890

Discontinued 29 Jun 1893; papers to Burnet