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

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

 

ALLEYTON (Colorado)

Cunningham, Leander C., 29 Jun 1860

Cunningham, L. C., 12 Jly 1861 (CSA)

Garrels, Louis, 15 Nov 1864 (CSA)

Holmes, J. C., 18 Mar 1865 (CSA)

Drew, Harrison C., 18 Oct 1865

Gaedck?, Henry, 19 Jun 186__?

Thompson, Jas. W., 15 Nov 1871

Cook, A. J., 17 Dec 1875

Thompson, Mrs. Lina, 7 Mar 1876

Neal, Walter A., 3 Oct 1891

Walton, Geo. S., 25 Jly 1894

Peickard, Mrs. Julia, 24 Jun 1897

Coleman, Julia, 30 Jly 1906

Henicke, Louise, 29 Sep 1909

Kretzschmar, Arno, 27 Dec 1919

 

 

ALTAIR (Colorado) (see also STAFFORD'S RANCH)

West, John S., 19 Sep 1890

Howland, Clarence D., 24 Nov 1890

Schneider, Paul, 15 Apr 1898

Englehardt, Rich'd., 15 Dec 1900

Vogelsang, Minnie, 25 Sep 1905

Vogelsang, John H., 5 Aug 1908

Seaborn, Benj. F., 28 Nov 1914

Vogelsang, John H., 21 Jly 1919

Akerman, Max L., 8 Nov 1921

Walker, Lizetta, 13 Sep 1927

 

 

BERNARDO (Colorado)

Franz, Emilie, 13 Dec 1898

Colley, Shad T., 13 Sep 1900

Weigel, Herman, 10 Dec 1909

Reitz, Willie L., 29 Aug 1912

Witte, Louis, 26 Apr 1913

Hemske? Jr., Eddy A., 29 Oct 1915

Discontinued 31 Jan 1917; mail to Cat Spring

 

 

BERNARDO PRAIRIE (Colorado)

Braden Jr., Antone, 7 Jan 1875

McBride, Andrew, 13 Aug 1888

Braden Jr., Anton, 17 Jun 1889

McBride, Andrew, 8 Mar 1890 (C)

Discontinued 20 Aug 1898; papers to Mentz

 

 

BORDEN (Colorado)

Borden, John P., 19 Jan 1874

Pincham, Sterling Price, 15 Sep 1884

Sigler, Henry C., 13 Dec 1889 (C)

Shaver, P. J., 10 Apr 1893

Campbell, Jas. M., 15 May 1893

Shaver, P. J., 26 Jan 1901

Discontinued 15 Jly 1905; mail to Weimar

 

 

CALHOUN (Colorado)

England, Allen S., 31 Aug 1912

Wahrmund, Arno L., 1 Aug 1914

Terrell, Isaac L., 18 Nov 1915

Terrell, Waldo R., 20 Feb 1920

Discontinued 15 Sep 1921; mail to Eagle Lake

 

 

CHEETHAM (Colorado) (see also SHERIDAN [1])

Cheetham, John A., 24 Nov 1888

Goss, Jesse, 12 Apr 1890

Discontinued 9 Jly 1890; papers to Sublime

(Re-established) Warner, John T., 2 Aug 1893

Scott, Lea A., 14 Aug 1901

Cg'd to SHERIDAN, 10 Sep 1908

Cg'd back to CHEETHAM, 17 Jun 1912

Scott, John, 17 Jun 1912

Scott, Lee Anna, 21 May 1915

Discontinued 15 May 1920; mail to Sheridan

 

 

CHESTERVILLE (Colorado)

Chester, Alvina, 31 Jly 1895

Wilson, Frank, 23 Nov 1899

Chester, Wm. T., 31 Jan 1900

Bodle, Leonidas E., 28 Nov 1902

Salladay, Chas. P., 16 Sep 1904

 

 

COLUMBUS (Colorado)

Earl, Orville, 22 May 1846

Bouzana, E. J., 8 Mar 1847

Hunt, Allison C., 18 Jan 1847

Heard, Wm. J. E., 14 Sep 1847

Woods, Solomon Y. R., 21 Jan 1848

Foshay, Harman A., 9 Aug 1850

Harrison, John M., 20 Feb 1855

Bowers, John H., 20 Jan 1857

Whitfield, Exum P., 14 May 1857

Harbert, Stephen, 20 Mar 1858

Newsom, Littleburg, 4 Oct 1858

Hanna, Z. N., 3 Oct 1861 (CSA)

Jenkins, J. F., 31 Dec 1862 (CSA)

Haskell, Horace H., 16 Oct 1865

Smith, Wm. M., 13 Apr 186__?

Wilson, Ed., 15 Dec 1870

Tendick, Rich'd. P., 22 Sep 1873

Phillippi, Henry P., 7 Feb 1883

Foard, Robt. L., 14 Feb 1887

Tolliver, Jas. A., 23 Jun 1890

Guyinn, Kittie B., 8 Jun 1894

Weete, Louis, 27 Jan 1899

Hinton, Albert P., 14 Jly 1916

Steiner, Leo I., 22 Sep 1922

Kollmann, Walter, 5 Apr 1926 (Acting postmaster)

Walduogel, Louis, 2 Jly 1926

 

 

CONTENT (Colorado)

Boettcher, Fred., 26 Dec 1865

Hunter, Thad. W., 8 Aug 1866

Boettcher, Fred., 5 Nov 1866

Discontinued 19 Jly 1877

(Re-established) Hinkel, Chas., 19 May 1879

Discontinued 1 Jly 1880

 

 

CRASCO (Colorado)

Black, David A., 30 Apr 1896

Scott, Elisha G., 12 Jan 1897

Cg'd to ROCK ISLAND, 9 Aug 1897

 

 

CUBA (Colorado)

Ijams, Basil G., 20 May 1859

Ijam, Basil G., 12 Jly 1861 (CSA)

Discontinued 5 Nov 1866

 

 

CUMMIN'S CREEK (Colorado)

Frels, Wm., 22 May 1846

Discontinued 31 Aug 1847

 

 

EAGLE LAKE (Colorado)

Thatcher, Geo. W., 19 Jun 1849

Discontinued 29 Jun 1854

[Apparently re-established]

Thatcher, John, 5 Apr 1856

Good, Gimmerel, 4 Aug 1857

Jenkins, John F., 10 Nov 1859

Demoss, Henry L., 1 Feb 1860

Stucke, Chas., 11 Dec 1860

Stucke, Carli, 5 Aug 1861 (CSA)

Barrett, Matthew, 26 Apr 1865 (CSA)

Good, Wm. S., 18 Oct 1865

Good, Gimmerel, 8 Oct 1866

Ziegler, Geo. S., 11 Feb 1867

Discontinued 18 Oct 1869

(Re-established) Beard, Wm., 18 Feb 1870

Lane, Nathan W., 15 Dec 1871

DeMoss, Henry L., 11 Mar 1872

Clapp, Suffield, 30 Jan 1873

Dorrigan, Miss Celia, 15 Apr 1874

Phillippi, Henry, 2 Feb 1876

Loring, Chas. B., 25 Jly 1876

Dorrigan, Miss Amelia, 7 May 1877

Norris, Sam'l. W., 20 Oct 1878

Norris, Mrs. Lucy L., 26 Sep 1882

Ziegler, Geo. S., 14 Jly 1902

Little, Sam H., 4 Feb 1915

Wahrmund, Arno L., 5 May 1923 (Acting postmaster)

 

 

EGYPT (Colorado, Wharton)

Menefee, Thom., 22 May 1846

Heard, Wm. J. E., 9 Oct 1846

Newell, John D., 27 May 1847

Heard, Wm. J. E., 14 Sep 1847

Discontinued 8 Sep 1855

(Re-established) Osborne, Jas., 24 Oct 1855

Glass, John, 12 May 1859

Later in Wharton County

 

 

ELDRIDGE (Colorado)

Faber, Ernst, 27 Feb 1906

Davis, Chas., 12 Jun 1907

Stiles, Louis W., 8 Jan 1923

 

 

ELLINGER (Colorado, Fayette)

Hotmann, Fritz, 23 Oct 1877

Wacker, Geo., 28 Feb 1882

Von Rosenberg, Chas. J., 30 Jan 1883

Martin, Benj. W., 30 Aug 1889

Now Fayette County

 

 

FRELSBURG(H) (Colorado)

Frels, Wm., 22 Sep 1847

Jordt, Chas., 21 Dec 1852

Jordt, Chas., 12 Jly 1861 (CSA)

Malsch, Matthew, 13 Apr 1865 (CSA)

Malsch, Matthew, 27 Mar 1866

Schroeder, Geo. H., 10 Apr 1876

Kollmann, Edo, 21 Jan 1879

Discontinued 31 Jan 1907; mail to New Ulm

 

 

GARWOOD (Colorado)

Griffith, Nelle, 26 Apr 1901

Peterson, Wm. C., 24 Apr 1902

Richardson, Isaac T., 17 Feb 1904

Smothers, Jas. E., 9 Jun 1906

Griffitts, Warren S., 12 Jly 1911

Pinchback Jr., Jas. R., 6 May 1913

Priesmeyer, Henry F., 11 Jly 1928

 

 

GLIDDEN (Colorado)

Patterson, John A., 24 Mar 1888

Young, J. M., 21 Dec 1888

Smith, Zenos C., 31 Dec 1890

Williams, Sam'l. R., 29 Jun 1892

Oakes, Arthur, 31 Dec 1894

Anderson, John A., 4 Aug 1902

Finncane, Jas. C., 11 May 1911

Duncan, John C., 27 Dec 1912

Campbell, Edwin L., 14 Nov 1913

Milentz, Sadie R., 1 Feb 1921

Schulenberg, Dorris C., 21 Sep 1929

Hope, Ethel, 26 Dec 1929

 

 

GOLDENROD (Wharton, Colorado)

In Colorado County, 26 May 1909

Cg'd to PROVIDENT CITY, 1 Feb 1910

 

 

HALLETT'S (Colorado)

Ballard, Collitinus, 22 May 1846

Discontinued 10 Mar 1848

 

 

HILLEBRAND (Colorado)

Hillebrand, Herman C., 29 Sep 1893

Discontinued 15 Mar 1895; papers to Columbus

 

 

LAKESIDE (Colorado)

Carver, Jas. C., 23 Jly 1900

Discontinued 21 May 1904; mail to Eagle Lake

 

 

LUVIAL (Colorado)

Girndt, Henry, 22 Jan 1916

Discontinued 31 Oct 1916; mail to Columbus

 

 

MATTHEWS (Colorado)

McRee, Mary D., 28 Jun 1895

Horn, Elbert H., 18 Dec 1900

Guynn, John A., 5 Jun 1901

McRee, Mary D., 9 Aug 1902 (Declined)

Matthews, John, 25 Sep 1902

Discontinued 30 Sep 1905; mail to Eagle Lake

 

 

MENTZ (Colorado)

Burttschell, Jos., 17 Jun 1889

Discontinued 29 Dec 1896; papers to Alleyton

(Re-established) Burttschell, Anton, 4 Dec 1897

Discontinued 15 Jan 1913; mail to Alleyton

 

 

MILLINO (Colorado)

Townsend, Wm. T., 16 Mar 1854

Discontinued 18 Aug 1854

 

 

NADA (Colorado)

Engbrock Jr., Wm., 17 Apr 1894

Daehne, Francis G., 14 Dec 1898

Labay, Jos. J., 22 Mar 1900

Patter, Jos. J., 21 Mar 1903

Kruzek, Adolph R., 22 Dec 1911

Discontinued 31 May 1914; mail to Garwood

(Re-established) Halamicek, John A., 24 May 1915

Lichnovosky, Antone J., 14 Jun 1921

 

 

NEW MAINZ (Colorado) (see also SAN BERNARD)

Waddill, Rich'd. H., 1 Aug 1860

Discontinued 5 Nov 1866

 

 

NIGH (Colorado)

Alley, John R., 14 Mar 1892

Discontinued 15 Feb 1900; papers to Eagle Lake

 

 

OAKLAND (Lavaca, Colorado)

Turner, A., [no date given] [resigned]

Neen, David C., 28 Dec 1861 (CSA)

Schrimsher, Alfred, 26 Jan 1866

Bock, Henry, 15 Jly 1869

Van Wagner, Eckert?, 28 Feb 1871

Bock, Henry, 7 Apr 1871

Eason, Wm. H., 16 Jan 1874

Kindred, Jos. C., 12 Apr 1875

Rogers, Wm. F., 6 Dec 1880

Mullin, John H., 1 May 1883

Mullin, Thos. H., 13 Nov 1896

Mullin, Mary A., 14 Feb 1901

Mayes, Teresa L., 16 Nov 1905

Mayes, Joshua P., 1 May 1913

Sanders, Annie L., 8 Sep 1923

 

 

OSAGE (Colorado)

Clay, John H., 22 Oct 1866

Discontinued 16 Apr 1869

 

 

PISEK (Colorado)

Mazae, Jos. H., 4 Jan 1896

Hageman, Paul, 11 Dec 1899

Kraneck, Michael E., 16 Aug 1900

Dreyer, Wilhelmine, 26 Sep 1902

Hilgen, Dick, 7 Feb 1905

Discontinued 7 Jan 1907; mail to Fayetteville

 

 

PRAIRIE COTTAGE (Colorado)

Townsend, Wm. T., 28 Nov 1853

Discontinued 18 Aug 1854

 

 

PROVIDENT CITY (Colorado) (see also GOLDENROD)

Knight, Anderson R., 1 Feb 1910

Clinkscales, Lysle R., 22 Jan 1915

Shacklette, Mrs. E. W., 22 Jun 1918

Coleman, Thos. B., 8 Apr 1930

 

 

RAMSEYVILLE (Colorado)

Alley, John R., 10 Jan 1916

Discontinued 15 Oct 1917; mail to Alleyton

 

 

RIDGE (Colorado)

Andrews, Green, 15 Mar 1858

Andrews, Green Lee, 26 Nov 1860

Discontinued 5 Nov 1866

(Re-established) Turner, Geo. S., 8 Apr 1867

Discontinued 15 May 1872

 

 

ROCK ISLAND (Colorado) (see also CRASCO)

Peterson, Chas., 9 Aug 1897

Rigg, Marion, 16 Oct 1901

Dufner, Jeffie H., 1 Jly 1912

Maze, Rufus E., 16 Dec 1913

 

 

SAN BERNARD (Colorado)

Dunlavy, Alex., 21 Jun 1853

Obenhaus, Julius, 22 Aug 1854

Benson, Caleb, 1 Nov 1854

Gaul, Fred., 4 Jun 1855

Waddill, Rich'd. H., 7 Feb 1859

Cg'd to NEW MAINZ, 1 Aug 1860

 

 

SHERIDAN [1] (Colorado) (see also CHEETHAM)

Scott, Lea A., 10 Sep 1908

Oakes, Maggie, 3 Feb 1911

Scott, John, 28 Nov 1911

Cg'd to CHEETHAM, 17 Jun 1912

 

 

SHERIDAN [2] (Colorado)

Wilson, Laura S., 10 Sep 1912

Johnson, Helen R., 22 May 1914

Johnson, Jos. H., 28 Apr 1919

Lundquist, Allie M., 13 May 1930

 

 

SHIMEK (Colorado)

Shimek, Frank, 16 May 1895

Allen, Chas. A., 14 Jan 1902

Dahse, Robt. W., 16 Jun 1909

Scott, Walter L., 1 May 1913

Discontinued 15 Dec 1915; mail to Oakland

 

 

SKULL CREEK (Colorado)

Washington, Lawrence A., 14 Dec 1853

Good, G., 20 Apr 1857

Discontinued 4 Aug 1857

 

 

STAFFORD'S RANCH (Colorado)

Stafford, John, 4 Oct 1888

Cg'd to ALTAIR, 19 Sep 1890

 

 

UNITY (Colorado)

Andriano, Chas., 5 Oct 1888

Discontinued 16 May 1889; papers to Weimar

 

 

VOXPOPULI (Colorado)

Barnett, Phoebe, 11 May 1880

Jones, Lenellyn M., 18 Mar 1886

Frnka, John F., 14 Jan 1898

Frnka, Florian, 28 Aug 1899

Frnka, John F., 12 Jun 1900

Abell, Walter R., 27 Feb 1901

Frnka, John F., 12 Sep 1901

Frnka, Frances, 26 Aug 1903

 

 

WEIMAR (Colorado)

Windrow, Henry Z., 23 Dec 1873

Hill, Thos. A., 22 Sep 1882

Fietsam, Jos. G., 20 Aug 1889

McCormick, Stephen, 4 Oct 1893

Seydler, Edmund F., 17 Sep 1897

Heyer, Owen, 27 Jun 1910

Allen, Monroe R., 12 Jan 1915

McCormick, Robt. H., 13 Sep 1918 (Acting postmaster)

Hill, T. W., 9 Oct 1919 (Acting postmaster)

Lowrey, Wiley H., 4 Jun 1920

Boettcher, Chas. F., 1 Nov 1924 (Acting postmaster)