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

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POSTMASTERS & POST OFFICES OF
CAMERON COUNTY, TEXAS
1849 - 1930

 

ARROYO (Cameron)

Balduf, Christian, 22 Aug 1887

Discontinued 31 Dec 1907; mail to Harlingen

 

 

BRAZOS SANTIAGO [1] (Cameron)

Schuyler, Rich'd., 3 Feb 1849

Cg'd to POINT ISABEL, 9 Apr 1849

 

 

BRAZOS SANTIAGO [2] (Cameron)

Crane, Ambrose, 12 Nov 1849

Bacon, Darius, 7 Apr 1852

Moses, Elkin, 13 Jly 1854

Moses, Elkin, 13 Mar 1862 (CSA)

Norton, Geo. C., 15 Mar 1866

Woellmer, Fred A., 29 May 1867

Hayes, Jas. B., 16 Dec 1867

Hess, Christian, 12 Dec 1868

Cg'd to ISABEL, 21 Apr 1881

 

 

BROWNSVILLE (Cameron)

Clements, Reuben E., 3 Feb 1849

Powers, Stephen, 9 Apr 1849

Cummings, Franklin, 4 Aug 1851

Fenn, Franklin F., 4 Sep 1858 (removed)

Kleiber, Jos., 17 Jly 1861 (CSA)

West, R., 28 Nov 1864 (CSA)

Cummings, Franklin, 24 Jun 1865

Downey, Edward, 24 Aug 1865

Quick, Ed. H., 16 Oct 1869

Downey, Ed., 28 Apr 1870

Galvan, Jeremiah, 1 Jun 1876

Hopkins, Jos., 1 Apr 187__?

Kowalski, Benj., 27 Nov 1886

Hoyt, John W., 11 Feb 1890

Russell, Wm. J., 5 Apr 1894

Ashheim, Adolph, 8 Aug 1898

Sharpe, Joel B., 7 Jly 1899

Rentfro, Robt. B., 10 Jly 1908

Wheeler, Mrs. Jesse O., 1 Oct 1913

Wheeler, Frances J., 5 Sep 1918

Stewart, Chas. C., 1 Feb 1921 (Acting postmaster)

Ginn, Robt. L., 21 Jly 1921

Dennett, Geo. W., 1 Apr 1928 (Acting postmaster)

 

 

CARRICITOS (Cameron)

Acala, Jaan, 18 Nov 1908

Discontinued 31 Jan 1914; mail to San Benito

 

 

COMBES (Cameron)

Templeton, Ed'n R., 23 Jan 1911

Nelson, Robt. W., 6 May 1916

Templeton, Jas. D., 25 Jly 1918

Discontinued 31 Mar 1920; mail to Harlingen

(Re-established) Ries, Gustave W., 8 May 1926

 

 

DIAZ (Cameron)

Robertson, Sam'l. A., 2 Apr 1907

Cg'd to SAN BENITO, 11 May 1907

 

 

EDINBURGH (Cameron, Hidalgo)

Conway, John, 5 Feb 1850

Richardson, Jas. J., 15 Jan 1852

Smith, Elihu D., 21 Jun 1853

Norgrave, Martin, 25 Jly 1855

Discontinued 17 Jan 1857

To Hidalgo County [2 Oct 1861? CSA]

 

 

HARLINGEN (Cameron)

Lockhart, Jas., 24 Jun 1904

Waterwall, Philip S., 12 May 1908

Letzerich, Hugo J., 10 Jan 1910

Harrington, Helen P., 18 Jun 1917 (Acting postmaster)

Burchard, Hoyte H., 8 Mar 1918

Rodgers, Jas. F., 20 May 1922

 

 

ISABEL (Cameron) (see BRAZOS SANTIAGO [2])

Garriga, Francis, 21 Apr 1881

Garriga, Mrs. Elizabeth, 16 May 1895

Hill, Eliz., 20 May 1898

Champion, Chas., 17 Oct 1901

Lightbourn, Beatrice, 6 Apr 1903

Mielke, Josephine, 8 Sep 1903

Cg'd to POINT ISABEL [2], 1 Mar 1915

 

 

KATHERINE (Cameron, Willacy)

Armstrong, John B., 28 Nov 1904

Cg'd to ARMSTRONG, Willacy Co., 12 Jly 1913

 

 

KRAUSSE (Cameron) (see also SAUZ)

Krausse, Henry C., 14 Apr 1915

Krausse, Geo. J., 10 Sep 1915

Discontinued 30 Nov 1916; mail to Raymondville

 

 

LA FERIA (Cameron)

Pittman, Wm. D., 19 May 1909

Kibbe, Isaac S., 14 Sep 1911

McAllister, Cora, 9 Feb 1912

Hamner, Wm. P., 27 Mar 1914

Tomlinson, Tarley, 16 Mar 1922 (Acting postmaster)

Hamner, Lucile, 22 Nov 1922 (Acting postmaster)

Stone, Bruce, 1 Jly 1927 (Acting postmaster)

Straub, Harman, 9 Jan 1928

 

 

LA GLORIA (Cameron)

Champion, Maud, 16 Apr 1908

(Order rescinded 18 Jly 1908)

 

 

LA POLOMA (Cameron)

Aiken, Fred A., 12 Jly 1912

Harbin, Jesse M., 8 May 1913

Keller Sr., Louis E., 22 Jan 1915

Lake, Fred L., 14 Feb 1924

 

 

LOS FRESNOS (Cameron)

Whipple, Harry H., 2 Jan 1919

Discontinued 15 Dec 1921; mail to San Benito

(Re-established) Butler Jr., Jas. E., 5 Jan 1929

Galbert, Raymond I., 29 Aug 1929

 

 

LOS INDIOS (Cameron)

Shaler, Wm. F., 3 Sep 1913

Townsend, Jas. W., 7 Mar 1916

Buck, Wm. Y., 14 Sep 1916

Buck, Hiram H., 22 Jun 1918

Hill, Frances, 25 Nov 1929

 

 

LYFORD (Cameron, Willacy)

Schlect, Wm. G., 10 Apr 1907

Hood, Thos. C., 7 Oct 1907

Into Willacy County

 

 

MUERTO (Cameron)

Villareal, Julian, 8 Sep 1900

Discontinued 30 Jun 1902; papers to Arroyo

 

 

OLMITO (Cameron)

Lindsey, Chas., 9 Mar 1905

King, Nettie G., 9 Oct 1906

Hodges, Wm. J., 17 Apr 1909

Discontinued 15 Apr 1918; mail to Brownsville

(Re-established) Mickle, Nicholas J., 24 Jan 1925

Sanborn, Mrs. Minnie G., 27 Nov 1931

 

 

POINT ISABEL [1] (Cameron) (see also BRAZOS SANTIAGO [1])

Schuyler, Rich'd., 9 Apr 1849

Schuyler, P. P., 11 Apr 1849

Bangs, Sam'l., 21 Aug 1849

Discontinued 29 Aug 1851

(Re-established) Caldwell, Henry N., 16 Feb 1852

Kleiber, Jos., 21 Jun 1853 [resigned]

Tilghman, E. S., 12 Jly 1861 (CSA)

Discontinued 5 Nov 1866

(Re-established) Woellmer, Fred. A., 16 Dec 1867

Wilson, C. W., 14 Feb 1868

Woellmer, Fred. A., 10 Aug 1868

Clements, John E., 11 Dec 1868

Discontinued 26 Sep 1870

(Re-established) Champion, Geo., 25 Mar 1872

Bradford, John W., 12 Apr 1872

Discontinued 25 Sep 1876

 

 

POINT ISABEL [2] (Cameron) (see also ISABEL)

Mielke, Josephine, 27 Feb 1915

Case, Harriet R., 16 Apr 1919

Dobell, Isaac D., 14 Feb 1922 (Installed by inspector)

Mahurin, John, 11 Feb 1924

Cg'd to PORT ISABEL, 1 Aug 1930

 

 

PORT ISABEL (Cameron) (see also POINT ISABEL [2])

Mahurin, John, 1 Aug 1930

 

 

RANGERVILLE (Cameron)

Buckner, Mary F., 13 Nov 1924

Hunt, Mrs. Mary F., 9 May 1925 (Name cg'd by marriage)

Parkhurst, Eva, 12 Aug 1925

Peters, Robt. S., 6 Oct 1930

Morrow, Eva M., 13 Mar 1931

 

 

RAYMONDVILLE (Cameron, Willacy)

Kimball, Jas. F., 2 Dec 1904

McChesney, Russell, 9 Mar 1907

Duffield, Benj. S., 21 Nov 1908

Into Willacy County

 

 

READYVILLE (Cameron, Hidalgo)

Sutherland, Nath. T., 21 Jan 1852

Later in Hidalgo County

 

 

RIOHONDO (Cameron)

Boomer, Chas. E., 15 Apr 1911

Maynard, N. Barnett, 29 Sep 1911

Paul, Roland B., 3 Feb 1922

Cg'd to RIO HONDO, 15 Aug 1925

 

 

RIO HONDO (Cameron) (see also RIOHONDO)

Rounds, Douglas P., 21 Jun 1926 (Acting postmaster)

 

 

RUDOLPH (Cameron)

Burt, Jas. R., 5 Nov 1904

Discontinued 29 Jun 1907; mail to Raymondville

 

 

SAN BENITO (Cameron) (see also DIAZ)

Robertson, Sam'l. A., 11 May 1907

Frazier, Byrd H., 19 Aug 1909

O'Bryan, Lucius, 11 Jly 1910

Crawford, Jas. L., 12 Jan 1915

Milner, Chauncey L., 10 Sep 1920 (Acting postmaster)

Worth, Floyd S., 20 Feb 1922

 

 

SANTA MARIA (Cameron)

Hynes, Lawrence J., 25 Feb 1878

Rogowski, Mark, 2 Feb 1883

Reichel, Wm. R., 11 Jun 1884

Hynes, Lawrence J., 14 Jan 1886

Dunn, Ed. S., 5 Oct 1892

Rabb, Jas., 29 Jun 1894

Shaw, Ed. J., 19 Oct 1894

Smith, Geo. S., 23 Sep 1897

Longoria, Pedro, 17 Aug 1901

Champion, Fabian S., 12 Sep 1903

Robertson, Lilly, 20 Dec 1907

Klemann, Ramona R., 14 Nov 1908

Champion, Fabian S., 23 Jun 1911

Kitchen, Robt. A., 7 Sep 1912

Kendrick, Otis A., 9 Dec 1914

Champion, Fabian S., 22 Dec 1916

 

 

SANTA ROSA [1] (Cameron)

Barton, Elder B., 18 Feb 1859

Barton, E. B., 6 Aug 1861 (CSA)

Discontinued 5 Nov 1866

 

 

SANTA ROSA [2] (Cameron)

Bell, Ed. P., 1 Sep 1927

McCraney, Gertrude M., 5 Feb 1931

 

 

SARITA (Cameron, Willacy, Kenedy)

Arnold, Claude G., 19 Dec 1904

Johnson, Benj. F., 23 Aug 1906

To Willacy County

 

 

SAUZ (Cameron)

Raymond, Ed. B., 2 Aug 1893

Cg'd to KRAUSSE, 14 Apr 1915

 

 

SEBASTIAN (Cameron)

Rowell, Wm. H., 11 Jan 1908

Schultz, Beda, 1 Oct 1910

Alexander, Thos. J., 17 Feb 1915

Rolfe, Maude A., 9 Jun 1919

Alexander, Thos. J., 25 Aug 1921

Schennerhorn?, Chas. H., 13 Oct 1922

Austin, Louis D., 7 May 1923

 

 

TIOCANO (Cameron)

Lancaster, Frances A., 6 Jly 1900

Discontinued 14 Apr 1904; mail to Arroyo

 

 

YESCAS (Cameron)

Garza, Serafina R., 24 Feb 1915

Discontinued 31 Jly 1916; mail to San Benito

 

 

YTURRIA (Cameron)

Bryden, Jas., 7 Aug 1907

(Order rescinded 24 Dec 1907)

Carrington, Nelson E., 20 Jly 1908

Discontinued 31 Mar 1913; mail to Raymondville