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

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POSTMASTERS & POST OFFICES OF
CLAY COUNTY, TEXAS
1862 - 1930

 

BEAVER CREEK (Clay)

Goforth, Thos. B., 7 Mar 1876

Hilton, Wm. H., 23 Nov 1883

Dean, Jas. W., 21 Jly 1886

Discontinued 6 Jun 1888; papers to Doss

 

 

BELLEVUE (Clay)

Hale, Chas. J., 17 Nov 1882

Park, Rollin C., 13 Apr 1883

Stickney, Andrew H., 4 Mar 1884

Gault, Jos. K., 16 Mar 1888

Collie, Ed. L., 11 Apr 1892

Hodge, Henry F., 15 Feb 1894

Hatfield, Jas. P., 1 Jun 1898

Manton, Wm. J., 16 Dec 1909

Mount, W. L., 12 Jan 1914

Weeks, A. A., 14 Apr 1915

Cadenhead, J. H., 25 Dec 1916 (Acting postmaster)

Melton, A. W., 8 Jan 1917

Ford, Hubert L., 12 May 1922

 

 

BENVANUE (Clay)

Stratton, John M., 8 Sep 1876

Hutchison, John A., 26 Feb 1884

Grogan, Robt. P., 10 Aug 1885

De__ffield?, Benj. S., 11 Sep 1897

Harris, Riley L., 14 Mar 1898 (Declined)

Harris, Walter A., 23 May 1898

Relly, Wm. P., 23 Dec 1901

Harris, Robt., M., 16 Feb 1903

Cg'd to BYERS, 6 Sep 1904

 

 

BIG WICHITA VALLEY (Clay)

Worley, Robt. H., 19 May 1879

Moyer, Wm., 7 Feb 1881

Taylor, G. L., 3 Jun 1881

Taylor, Chas. L., 7 Jly 1881

Cg'd to CHARLIE, 19 Jun 1882

 

 

BLUE GROVE (Clay)

Flinn, Alonzo W., 7 Jun 1888

Childs, Elisha M., 27 Dec 1890

Cg'd to BLUEGROVE, 27 Feb 1895

 

 

BLUEGROVE (Clay) (see also BLUE GROVE)

Hunter, Jas. E., 27 Feb 1895

Copp, Emery A., 19 May 1899

Childs, Ira E., 30 Jly 1907

Curlee, Geo. W., 30 Aug 1918

Speegle, Rupert A., 28 Feb 1920

Childs, Robt. O., 11 May 1926

Van Houten, Roy, 1 Jly 1926

Childs, Ira E., 1 Feb 1929

 

 

BUFFALO SPRINGS (Clay)

Coats, Marion A., 11 Mar 1878

Hogan, Wilbur F., 27 May 1879

Bailey, Benj. F., 1 May 1882

May, Kiah H., 2 Apr 1883

Criswell, Wm., 3 Dec 1883

Davis, Geo. F., 16 Sep 1884

Smith, Sam'l., 16 Jun 1888

Discontinued 21 May 1889; papers to Bellevue

[Apparently re-established]

Sanders, Chas. R., 29 Jun 1892

Parker, Presley S., 28 May 1901

Mayfield, Charlie P., 27 Jan 1906

Jones, John L., 22 Jan 1907

Elkins, John M., 29 Jan 1908

(Appointment rescinded 19 Mar 1908)

Jones, John L., 22 Jan 1907

Mayfield, Charlie P., 12 Feb 1917

Ritter, Virginia C., 11 Jan 1919

Howton, Annie R., 7 Oct 1924

Jones, Jas. W., 18 Dec 1930

 

 

BYERS (Clay) (see also BENVANUE)

Householder, Sam'l. B., 1 Jly 1904

(Order rescinded 30 Aug 1904)

Harris, Robt. M., 6 Sep 1904

Householder, Sheridan B., 16 Apr 1906

Dunn, Jos. T., 28 Oct 1914

Curtis, W. F., 13 Apr 1922

Wright, Jos. H., 6 Aug 1926 (Acting postmaster)

 

 

CAMBRIDGE (Clay)

Jennings, Jas. T., 16 Aug 1875

Winter, A. V., 12 Mar 1877

Discontinued 11 Dec 1882; mail to Henrietta

 

 

CHARLIE (Clay) (see also BIG WICHITA VALLEY)

Taylor, Chas. L., 19 Jun 1882

Summerfield, John Henry, 25 May 1887

Miller, Elmer C., 6 Aug 1887

Dunn, Henry, 11 Jun 1891

Amason, Luther P., 21 Jun 1901

Allison, Benj. F., 19 Jun 1907

Pinkerton, Willie, 10 Aug 1921

 

 

DOSS (Clay)

Boyd, Wm. A., 29 Aug 1887

Clifton, Chas. H., 7 Feb 1889

Alexander, Wm. A., 30 Jly 1889

Discontinued 3 Jly 1890; papers to Henrietta

(Re-established) Boyd, Francis M., 2 Dec 1890

Mason, Jas. P., 25 Apr 1891

Colbern, Jas. W., 16 Nov 1892

Discontinued 21 Apr 1893; papers to Ringgold

 

 

HALSELL (Clay)

Saunders, Charlie A., 26 Jun 1901

Swepston, Jas. E., 14 Feb 1903

Halsell, Harry H., 3 May 1904

Gibson, Alfred A., 2 Mar 1906

Edwards, Robt. L., 21 Mar 1907

Jasper, Andrew J., 12 Sep 1910

Gibson, Jas. M., 15 Jun 1918

Discontinued 31 Mar 1919; mail to Henrietta

 

 

HENRIETTA (Clay)

Waybourn, Wm. T., 12 Aug 1862 (CSA)

(Suspended; effects at Montague) (CSA)

[Apparently re-established by U. S. Govt.]

Dent, Henry C., 7 Jly 1874

Johnston, Forester, 24 Nov 1874

Sears, S. M., 8 Aug 1877

Eddy, Henry, 6 Mar 1882

Squires, Wm. A., 31 Jan 1888

Worsham, Jos. A., 29 Feb 1892

Squires, Fred E., 11 Mar 1896

Berner, Theophilus F., 20 Dec 1900

Cook, W. H., 17 Jun 1913

Cook, Wm. H., 21 Jly 1917

Van Houten, Joe M., 3 May 1922

Henry, Peter W., 30 Jan 1926 (Acting postmaster)

 

 

HILL'S FERRY (Clay)

Whaley, Henry A., 8 Sep 1876

Suddarth, Frank K., 5 Oct 1877

Discontinued 17 Sep 1878

 

 

HURNVILLE (Clay)

Lowry, Isaac R., 11 Jun 1891

Holloway, Elias L., 28 Nov 1893

Ford, Oliver S., 19 Dec 1896

Sherburne, Marshal, 30 Dec 1898

(Rescinded 4 Apr 1899)

Ford, Oliver S., 19 Dec 1896

Taylor, Jas. J., 2 May 1904

Reedy, Jacob L., 17 Aug 1905

Discontinued 14 Nov 1905; mail to Henrietta

 

 

IOWA POINT (Clay)

Hooker, Benj. F., 8 Sep 1876

Cg'd to RIVERLAND, 5 Mar 1879

 

 

JOLLY (Clay)

Rogers, David, 3 Nov 1891

Walton, Robt. G., 20 Aug 1908

Miller, Chas. H., 18 Dec 1908

Coen, Jos. W., 5 Jly 1910

Vaden, Jesse L., 12 Jan 1916

Young, Aug. A., 9 May 1918

Davis, Rich'd. T., 2 Aug 1923

Hambrick, Burrell H., 15 Jun 1927

Hullum, Alva L., 5 Oct 1927

Kirby, Roy, 13 Nov 1928

Turpin, Roy, 6 Jan 1931

 

 

JOY (Clay)

Smith, John R., 26 Jan 1895

Stagg, Wm. S., 3 Jly 1895

Duncan, Jas. R., 18 Apr 1896

Smartt, Alfred P., 28 Dec 1897

Sutherland, Henry A., 15 Jun 1900

Gilbreth, Lee, 30 Oct 1907 (Declined)

Taylor, N. R., 11 Apr 1908

Taylor, Newton R., 22 Jan 1909

Fletcher, Rutherford E., 30 Jun 1915

Chapman, Elbert, 5 May 1928

 

 

LODGE (Clay)

Ogden, J. P., 14 Jun 1880

Discontinued 7 Sep 1880

 

 

LOOP (Clay)

Wynn, Clements, 13 Dec 1886

Discontinued 22 Oct 1896; papers to Myrtle

 

 

MABLEDEAN (Clay)

Preston, Jas. F., 15 Jun 1904

Discontinued 15 Nov 1905; mail to Wichita Falls

 

 

MYRTLE (Clay)

Ivie, Rachel D., 18 Sep 1883

Discontinued 19 May 1899; papers to Shannon

 

 

NEWPORT (Clay)

Looney, Wm. H., 11 Jly 1878

Rivers, Wm. H., 4 Dec 1878

Jack, Gabriel F., 11 Nov 1879

Gillis, Benj. F., 9 Nov 1880

Tendall, Jas. N., 7 Mar 1882

McCracken, John V., 10 Aug 1882

Grindall, M., 25 Sep 1882

Price, Wm. S., 10 Oct 1883

Murray, Jos. F., 10 Dec 1884

Wilkerson, Jas. W., 28 Aug 1889

Jolley, John J., 16 Apr 1890

Elenburg, Wm. H., 30 Aug 1900

Pickens, Wm. A., 18 Dec 1908

Wilson, Dan T., 28 Oct 1914

Williams, Arthur A., 4 Nov 1919

Jackson, Henry M., 7 Apr 1922

Chinnis, Herbert, 12 May 1922

 

 

OIL CITY (Clay)

Hauser, Ralph, 25 Jun 1904

(Order rescinded 19 Jly 1905)

 

 

PETROLIA (Clay)

Dunn, Henry T., 14 Nov 1904

Chapin, Joel A., 27 Aug 1909

Holloway, Wilbur L., 19 Apr 1912

Duvall, Earl M., 12 Jan 1914

Pepper, Robt. E., 16 Jly 1919 (Acting postmaster)

Carter, Carroll S., 18 Nov 1920

Matlock, Thos. A., 29 Mar 1922

Pepper, Robt. E., 1 Apr 1925 (Acting postmaster)

Price, Maude A., 1 Sep 1925 (Acting postmaster)

 

 

POST OAK (Clay, Jack)

Hutchison, Wm. B., 25 Sep 1876

Wilkerson, Thos. L., 24 Oct 1877

Wilkerson, Sarah E., 22 Apr 1879

Kirk, John P., 11 May 1880

[To] Jack County

 

 

PROSPECT (Clay)

Stephens, Perry, 15 Apr 1893

Davis, Peter T., 19 Jan 1899

Kilgore, Bishop M., 8 Dec 1900

Williams, Wm. M., 2 Mar 1901

Wynn, Seborn T., 4 Apr 1901

Gay, John P., 4 May 1903

Kelley, Wm. O., 18 Jly 1913

Wynn, Wm. J., 6 Aug 1915

Covington, Thos. A., 24 Jun 1916

Hilburn, John W. E., 18 Nov 1919

Jones, Ambruss E., 26 Apr 1929

 

 

QUALLS (Clay)

Qualls, John Y., 17 Nov 1884

Discontinued 22 Jun 1886; papers to Henrietta

 

 

RIVERLAND (Clay) (see also IOWA POINT)

Jones, John M., 5 Mar 1875

Eidson, Geo. H., 5 Jan 1881

Love, Jas. R., 12 Dec 1882

Stratton, Geo. A., 25 Apr 1883

Viney?, Jesse R., 5 May 1899

Discontinued 16 Oct 1899; papers to Hurnville

(Re-established) Christian, Tibbie, 19 Jan 1900

Wells, Maggie, 13 May 1902

Discontinued 15 Aug 1905; mail to Hurnville

 

 

ROLAND (Clay)

Daniels, Chas. E., 8 Jly 1880

Williams, Matt., 15 Sep 1880

Discontinued 11 Jan 1881

 

 

SECRET SPRINGS (Clay)

Dawson, Alex'r., 21 Aug 1876

Metzger, Jacob P., 21 Oct 1878

Discontinued 30 Jun 1884; mail to Henrietta

 

 

SHANNON (Clay)

Gates, Jas. T., 22 Nov 1893

Self, Susan E., 21 Jan 1909

Teague, Jas. S., 21 Jly 1909

Looney, Jas. A., 1 Feb 1912

Hall, Clyde H., 8 Mar 1921

Coody, Otis C., 28 Sep 1922

Roper, Hiram E., 15 Oct 1929

Whitsett, Wm. R., 6 Nov 1931 (Acting postmaster)

 

 

SHILO (Clay)

Blake, O. A., 29 Aug 1881

Discontinued 19 Oct 1883; papers to Henrietta

 

 

STANFIELD (Clay)

Mayes, Mariana, 26 Jun 1903

Discontinued 15 Dec 1905; mail to Henrietta

 

 

THORNBERRY (Clay)

Butler, Emma L., 28 Apr 1891

Hansard, Wm. E., 23 Feb 1907

Discontinued 31 May 1908; mail to Wichita Falls

 

 

VASHTI (Clay)

Turner, Jane C., 10 Jun 1892

Alexander, Eunice, 24 May 1893

Patterson, Irene, 28 Mar 1895

Hodges, G. H., 4 Jan 1896

(Rescinded 15 Feb 1896)

Patterson, Irene, 28 Mar 1895

Mallory, Bettie A., 19 Dec 1896

Karsteter, Ira E., 8 Aug 1902

Gerard, Callie, 3 Mar 1904

Gerard, Jesse, 26 Jan 1906

Wilson, Isaac M., 9 Jly 1920

Thompson, Rich'd. M., 9 Jun 1924

 

 

VINA (Clay)

Fanches, Ernest C., 28 Dec 1882

Discontinued 30 Jun 1884; mail to Henrietta

 

 

WICHITA (Clay)

Ludwig, W. D., 22 Aug 1876

Discontinued 20 Dec 1877