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

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

 

ANAHUAC (Liberty, Chambers)
(see also CHAMBERSIA, Liberty County)

[Apparently re-established]

Huffman, Clinton L., 13 Jun 1870

Coker, Wm., 27 Oct 1871

Wilcox, Wm. D., 8 Nov 1872

Huffman, Phil. A., 18 Jun 1877

Frost, John L., 19 Mar 188__?

Scherer, Sam'l. S., 8 Dec 1885

Scherer, Permelia J., 14 Dec 1889 (C)

Swinney, Robt. E., 18 Oct 1894

Jett, Wm. A., 11 Sep 1897

Tuck, Carrie, 18 Jun 1900

Swinney, Robt. E., 16 Sep 1904

Chambliss, Grover C., 3 Feb 1922

McWilliams, Ida S., 14 Apr 1926

 

 

BANCROFT (Chambers)

Richmond, Rich'd. M., 17 Feb 1900

Discontinued 31 Jly 1907; mail to Stowell

 

 

CEDAR BAYOU (Chambers)

Magee, Jas. P., 25 Aug 1860

Magee, J. P., 23 Nov 1861 (CSA)

Discontinued 5 Nov 1866

 

 

COVE (Chambers)

Williams, Arlie?, 29 Jun 1894

Williams, Sol., 2 Oct 1902

Joseph, Chas. T., 22 Mar 1910

 

 

CROCKER'S NECK (Chambers)

Barrow, Benj., 17 Aug 1860

Discontinued 18 Dec 1860

 

 

DOUBLE BAYOU (Chambers)

Jackson, John, 17 Aug 1860

Discontinued 5 Nov 1866

[Apparently re-established]

Jackson, John H., 5 May 1876

Mayes, Martha, 9 Jan 1908

Discontinued 15 Sep 1919; mail to Eagle

 

 

EAGLE (Chambers)

Wolff, Gottfried, 23 Jly 1913

Haynes, Harvey B., 16 Nov 1925

 

 

EMINENCE (Chambers)

Silva, Mary J., 25 Jly 1898

Discontinued 15 Feb 1909; mail to Anahuac

 

 

GLEN (Chambers)

Watson, Sue, 9 Nov 1905

Beason, Augustine L., 4 Aug 1911

Frost, Jesse W., 11 Oct 1912

Discontinued 30 Apr 1918; mail to Eagle

 

 

GRAYDON (Chambers)

Sterling, Benj. F., 1 Apr 1895

Sterling, Ross S., 13 Jly 1899

Jackson, John C., 2 Feb 1903

Sterling, Benj. F., 24 Aug 1903

Bell, Wm. H., 27 Jan 1904

Bell, Wm. E., 2 Feb 1907

Scherer, Sam'l. S., 31 Oct 1911

Stines, Marion S., 29 Aug 1912

Stines, Archibald, 4 Nov 1914

Discontinued 15 Sep 1919; mail to Anahuac

 

 

HANKAMER (Chambers)

Hankamer, Ira A., 24 May 1904

Blackwell, Mrs. Naomi V., 18 Nov 1931

 

 

LAKE CHARLOTTE (Chambers, Liberty, Chambers, Liberty)

McManus, Volney R., 3 Jly 1891

Sherman, Nina, 5 Nov 1897

Munger, Hiram R., 12 Jan 1901

([Appt.] rescinded 26 Apr 1901)

Sherman, Nina, 5 Nov 1897

To Liberty County, 14 Nov 1901

Back to Chambers County, 21 Sep 1903

Sherman, Paul W., 21 Sep 1903

Jones, Jas. B., 13 Mar 1907

(Order rescinded 24 Jun 1907)

Back to Liberty County, 23 Sep 1907

 

 

MONT BELVIEU (Chambers)

Winfree, Zach. T., 28 May 1890

Brock, Schuyler C., 5 May 1896

([Appt.] rescinded 17 Jly 1896)

Winfree, Zach. T., 28 May 1890

Shearer, Amon R., 6 Jan 1899

Epperson, Marion W., 23 May 1904

Fisher, Edgar C., 3 Mar 1910

Shearer, Amon R., 4 Nov 1914

Epperson, Marion W., 9 Sep 1920

Johnson, Mrs. Iona, 4 Jun 1925 (Never took charge)

Casey, Jas. B., 24 Dec 1925

Tyer, Loyal N., 16 Jun 1930 (Acting postmaster)

 

 

PINE RIDGE (Chambers)

Clark, Dan, 17 Aug 1860

Discontinued 29 Dec 1860

 

 

SEABREEZE (Chambers)

Hargrave, Mary D., 31 Oct 1898

Wonder, Anna L., 13 Feb 1899

Discontinued 29 Aug 1899; never in operation

 

 

SMITH POINT (Chambers)

Eley, Chas. H., 8 May 1876

Davis, Mary, 24 Apr 1894

Eley, Anna L., 22 May 1894

Sheldon, John O., 5 Dec 1899

Robbins, Asa, 25 Nov 1905

Davis, Dora, 26 Oct 1912

Plummer, Viola E., 4 Nov 1914

 

 

STOWELL (Chambers)

Hanefelt, Wesley, 22 Jan 1900

Caruthers, John, 28 Mar 1903

Babcock, Franklin, 4 Apr 1905

Patterson, Maria S., 22 Mar 1913

 

 

STRADDLE (Chambers)

Griffith, Henry, 14 Jun 1880

Discontinued 11 Nov 1881

 

 

TURTLE BAYOU (Chambers)

White, Robt. D., 28 Feb 1879

Discontinued 31 Jly 1914; mail to Hankamer

 

 

WALLISVILLE (Liberty, Chambers)

Wallis, Sol. B., 15 Jan 1861

Wallis, Sol. B., 12 Jly 1861 (CSA)

Discontinued 5 Nov 1866

(Re-established) Sherman, Jacob, 20 Sep 1869

Hayward, Chas., 19 Nov 1869

Wallis, Frank M., 15 Apr 1872

Eaton, Jas. B., 28 Apr 1873

Kilgore, Theo. A., 19 Aug 1874

Van Praddle, Albert G., 29 Jun 1882

Van Praddle, Miss Mary T., 28 May 1884

Holmes, Frank H., 27 Jan 1886

Kilgore, Emma L., 27 Sep 1893

Wooten, Emma L., 8 Jly 1895

Wilson, Lizzie, 14 Jun 1899

McManus, Wm. P. T., 28 Sep 1918

Shelton, Thos. J., 7 Nov 1921

Wilson, Mrs. Chessie, 8 Apr 1927

 

 

WINFREE (Chambers)

Attwell, Roger G., 28 Aug 1885

Moore, Lewis W., 29 Jan 1887

Fraussen, Jas. O., 14 Aug 1890

Marshall, Mike, 5 Jan 1891

Traverso, Peter S., 4 Jan 1895

Reeves, Mumford, 14 Jan 1896

Bennett, John A., 21 Nov 1908

Lawrence, Albert F., 31 Mar 1913

Discontinued 31 Mar 1919; mail to Mont Belvieu

 

 

WINNIE (Chambers)

Guess?, Zach. R., 6 Sep 1895

Babcock, Franklin, 9 May 1903

Ford, Chas. T., 9 Mar 1905

Ludgate, Grace D., 26 Jly 1905

Discontinued 31 Aug 1907; mail to Stowell

(Re-established) Landry, Geo. R., 7 Jan 1909

Christenberry, Walter C., 7 Jan 1910

Sterrett, Innis T., 10 Aug 1911 (Never in possession)

Christenberry, Walter C., 30 Jan 1912

Syphrett, Dan'l. W., 29 Jan 1915

Work, Orville, 2 Mar 1917

Denton, Syd. C., 22 Aug 1918

Gibson, Julia R., 13 Jun 1922

Hardy, Vera A., 11 Aug 1922