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

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POSTMASTERS & POST OFFICES OF
COMANCHE COUNTY, TEXAS
1857 - 1930

 

ARARAT (Comanche)

Wells, Elam M., 25 Mar 1902

Wells, W. T., 15 Sep 1903

Discontinued 29 Feb 1904; mail to Dublin

 

 

BEATTIE (Comanche)

Beattie, Jas. W., 19 Jly 1902

Echols, Champ T., 1 Apr 1903

Bingham, John D., 31 Aug 1905

Green, John W., 7 Aug 1907

Discontinued 15 Feb 1908; mail to Duster

 

 

BIBB (Comanche)

Morris, John W., 2 Jly 1878

Ainsworth, Ed'n., 23 Jan 1882

Wells, Leslie C., 19 Jly 1883

Whitaker, Andrew J., 3 Mar 1884

Atchison, Chas. W., 15 Dec 1884

Whitaker, Andrew J., 29 Jan 1885

Atchison, Chas. W., 27 Nov 1885

Phillips, John W., 14 Apr 1886

Major, John H., 27 Sep 1886

Atchison, Chas. W., 5 Jun 1888

Smith, Frank, 29 Jun 1893

Atchison, Jesse F., 30 Dec 1898

St. Clair, Wm., 17 Apr 1901

Atchison, Birdie B., 17 Dec 1902

Atchison, Jesse F., 14 Oct 1903

Powell, Jas. W., 23 Mar 1904

Allen, Anna A., 11 May 1905

Box, John H., 16 Jly 1906

Milner, Jas. R. G., 6 Jun 1907

Green, John B., 24 Mar 1908

Hatley, John, 16 Sep 19O8

Discontinued 15 Jan 1909; mail to Sidney

 

 

BOYNTON (Comanche)

Boynton, John E., 20 Nov 1878

Discontinued 4 Oct 1880

 

 

CAMDEN (Comanche)

Carter, John V., 3 Jun 1886

Discontinued 12 Sep 1887; papers to Dublin, Erath Co.

 

 

COMANCHE (Comanche)

Tankersley, Jas. H., 3 May 1860 [resigned]

Emory, J. W., 13 Aug 1861 (CSA)

Bancroft, O. H., 21 Apr 1863 (CSA)

Montgomery, Geo. W., 15 Sep 1864 (CSA)

Discontinued 23 Jan 1867

(Re-established) Nabors, Thos. J., 27 Apr 1869

Hardin, Jos. G., 18 Apr 1872

Yarbrough, Nathan, 3 Apr 1873

Campbell. D. A., 4 Apr 1881

Garner, R. M., 10 Jly 1885

Taylor, Berch, 20 Apr 1889

Kemper, Arthur L., 15 Nov 1890

Hamilton, A. L., 28 Oct 1893

Atterbury, Elisha B., 17 Jun 1892

McCarty, Jas. F., 23 Jan 1906

Sullivan, Geo. L., 5 Apr 1910

Reese, F. L., 18 Mar 1914

Rieger, John M., 1 Dec 1917 (Acting postmaster)

Carpenter, Wm. H., 15 Aug 1919

Henderson, John C., 1 Nov 1921 (Acting postmaster)

Sullivan, Murt J., 14 Feb 1923

Dingus, David C., 25 Jly 1929 (Acting postmaster)

Black, Geo. B., 10 Feb 1930

 

 

COMYN (Comanche) (see also THENY)

Barnes, Benj. F., 3 Jun 1909

Thompson, Wm. F., 21 Jly 1920

Painter, Bud L., 9 Dec 1922

 

 

CORA (Comanche)

Cross, Jas. M., 5 May 1857

Frost, Thos. C., 2 Jly 1858

Martin, Jas. C., 27 Apr 1859

Kinsley?/Kingsbury?, Wm. H., 24 Feb 1860 [resigned]

Collier, Frank M., 12 Oct 1861 (CSA)

Lester, Wm. H., 22 Apr 1862 (CSA)

Arndt, A. E., 27 Jan 1865 (CSA)

Discontinued 23 Jan 1867

(Re-established) Whitney, Orlando, 4 Feb 1867

Discontinued 9 Sep 1868

 

 

CREAMER (Comanche)

Creamer, Jasper C., 24 Mar 1904

Discontinued 31 May 1905; mail to Comanche

 

 

DeLEON (Comanche)

Bonipart, Frank E., 29 Aug 1881

Lambert, John M., 29 Sep 1881

Carnes, Wm., 15 Apr 1889

Kee, Rich'd. B., 29 Dec 1890

Walker, Ed. B., 10 Jly 1893

Webb, C. G., 9 Dec 1897 (Declined)

Farmer, Alice S., 4 Mar 1898

Redden, Clarence R., 2 Apr 1908

Haynes, S. R., 20 May 1913

Redden, Clarence R., 25 Apr 1922

 

 

DEMOCRAT (Comanche)

Ford, Mattie E., 10 Aug 1893

Hill, Lucinda P., 24 Mar 1894

Forehand, T. B., 22 Oct 1901 (Declined)

Hill, Geo. W., 13 Jun 1902

Hill, Nollie B., 10 Sep 1906

Dudley, Reuben E., 5 Dec 1907

Collins, Jim W., 26 Feb 1918 (Declined)

Discontinued 31 Jan 1919; mail to Comanche

 

 

DINGLER (Comanche)

Nichols, Ephraim H. F., 5 Dec 1884

Eargle, Wm. H., 22 Oct 1901

Miller, Wm. W., 11 Jun 1902

Smith, John K., 31 Mar 1903

Discontinued 30 Jan 1904; papers to Comanche

 

 

DOWNING (Comanche)

Davidson, Wm. C., 26 Nov 1888

Putnam, Wm., 3 Dec 1897

Cadenhead, Claud C., 23 Feb 1899

Loudermilk, Walter H., 14 Aug 1901

Loudermilk, John R., 20 Apr 1905

Discontinued 15 Jun 1907; mail to Comanche

 

 

DUSTER (Comanche)

Tinney, Isaac J., 28 Apr 1891

Maddux, Wm. H., 28 Nov 1892

Crow, John T., 6 Nov 1893

Maddux, Wm. H., 29 Jan 1897

Maddux, Rich'd. C., 26 Jly 1897

Heathington, Wm. F., 15 Jan 1904

Blair, Walter L., 15 Dec 1905

Scott, Lonnie F., 3 Feb 1911

Tomlin, Mrs. M. Ora, 27 Apr 1914

Wells, Alice J., 7 Feb 1921

Dukes, Clota B., 28 Feb 1922

Discontinued 30 Sep 1927; mail to Gorman

 

 

ENERGY (Comanche)

Moore, John P., 23 Nov 1897

Hitt, David S., 27 Jly 1903

McCarty, John W., 9 Aug 1909

Hall, John A., 12 Apr 1912

Howell, Wm. D., 28 May 1914

Howell, Ed'n. D., 21 Dec 1927

 

 

ENSO (Comanche)

Wilson, Beatrice, 30 Jun 1894

Discontinued 22 Sep 1894; papers to Fleming

 

 

FLEMING (Comanche)

Johnson, Norborne T., 14 Jun 1880

Mason, Obediah S., 15 Feb 1881

Eanes?, Thos. W., 12 Jun 1885

Bigham, Wm. N., 1 Oct 1885

Pettit, John P., 11 May 1887

Bigham, Jesse W., 18 Jly 1888

Hitt, David S., 11 Jun 1890

Conner, Jas. K. P., 14 Dec 1894

Welch, Simeon, 19 Apr 1898

Bean, David J., 19 Jan 1899

Conner, Jas. K. P., 28 Aug 1899

Drummond, Andrew M., 3 Mar 1906

Jones, Jim T., 30 Sep 1909

Ligon, Nannie M., 4 Oct 1910

Snyder, Perry G., 29 Aug 1912

Discontinued 30 Sep 1913; mail to Comanche

 

 

GAP (Comanche)

Thornton, John H., 4 Mar 1887

Nials, Andrew J., 16 Apr 1887

Thornton, John H., 25 Sep 1888

Discontinued 24 Oct 1888; papers to Sipe Springs

(Re-established) Thornton, John H., 17 Mar 1890 (C)

Kilgore, Elijah E., 6 May 1893

White, Chas. L., 28 Aug 1905

Moore, Robt. Lee, 19 Jun 1926

Discontinued 30 Sep 1927; mail to Sipe Springs

 

 

GUSTINE (Comanche)

Gustine, Sam'l., 6 Jan 1888

Allen, Roe, 26 Nov 1890

Speed, Cornelius C., 11 Aug 1891

Williamson, Willie A., 25 Nov 1891

Boyd, Jas. R., 7 Sep 1893

Speed, Cornelius C., 9 Aug 1897

Speed, Sue A., 12 Feb 1906

Sadler, Olive, 30 Jly 1907

Ravul, Olive(r), 25 Jan 1910

Wyatt, Eligah T., 28 Dec 1914

Sadler, Isaiah, 10 Mar 1922

Ravul, Oliver, 3 Apr 1924

 

 

HASSE (Comanche)

Hardin, John A., 12 Apr 1900

Hardin, Jos. C., 22 Oct 1900

Thornton, John H., 3 Oct 1902

West, Jas. M., 4 Apr 1905

Wagner, Mrs. Jimmie, 3 Nov 1905

Shockley, Lela M. 1 Jun 1909

Hunt, Wm. A., 6 Oct 1913

Daniel, Laura C., 29 Oct 1919

Carter, Jack W., 6 Mar 1923

Salter, Matt. J., 17 Jly 1923

Danner, Jacob G., 8 Jly 1929

Bowden, Henry M., 5 Feb 1930

Havens, Riley H., 3 Jan 1932

 

 

HAZLE DELL (Comanche)

Little, Jos. M., 23 Oct 1871

Childs, Robt. T., 23 Jly 1873

McLemore, John J., 21 May 1877

Childs, Robt. T., 26 Aug 1879

Conaway, Geo. W., 28 Mar 1881

Parks, John D., 21 Jly 1890 (C)

Davis, Jos. R., 9 Dec 1890

Kenedy, King H., 19 Sep 1891

Long, Henri M., 13 Sep 1893

Discontinued 15 Aug 1905; mail to Proctor

 

 

JAKE HAMON (Comanche)

McGee, Jay V., 26 Mar 1920

Bobbins, Mary E., 1 Sep 1921

Young, Ora L., 2 Mar 1922

Discontinued 30 Nov 1922; mail to Desdemona

 

 

LAMKIN (Comanche)

Lamkin, Geo. W., 9 May 1884

Neel, John D., 2 Mar 1887

Cayle, Wm. R., 23 Oct 1901

Discontinued 15 May 1907; mail to Wilson

(Rescinded 10 May 1907)

Cayle, Wm. R., 23 Oct 1901

Discontinued 30 Jun 1908; mail to Carlton

(Re-established) Jennings, Wm. W., 29 Aug 1912

Miller, Dock S., 26 Jan 1914

Arnett, Miss Willie J., 19 Oct 1927

 

 

LEE (Comanche) (see also SOUTH LEON)

Womack, John W., 6 Nov 1883

Cg'd to NEWBURG, 25 Mar 1884

 

 

MERCER'S GAP (Comanche)

Brown, Stephen D., 21 Dec 1871

Discontinued 3 Oct 1871

[Apparently re-established]

Wilkes, Sam'l. J., 6 Jun 1877

Wilkes, Mary L., 19 Jan 1899

Greer, Jas. A., 14 Jun 1902

Greer, John N., 3 Oct 1902

Discontinued 15 Apr 1908; mail to Democrat

 

 

MOORMAN (Comanche)

Witty, Chas. L., 1 Apr 1920

Discontinued 15 Nov 1920; mail to Sipe Springs

 

 

NEWBURG (Comanche) (see also LEE)

Womack, John W., 25 Mar 1884

Discontinued 7 Oct 1884; mail to Fleming

[Apparently re-established]

Burton, John H., 27 Jan 1885

Dodson, Jas. E., 10 Mar 1890

Hogan, Geo. W., 30 Nov 1892

(Rescinded 10 Aug 1893)

Dodson, Jas. E., 10 Mar 1890

Grainger, Lucian E., 4 Oct 1893

Bradley, Eugene W., 5 Dec 1895

Holmsley, Carrie, 22 May 1899

Cunningham, Carrie H., 14 Jun 1899

Holmsley, Francis M., 9 Aug 1900

Cooke, Francis A., 1 Apr 1903

Mills, Jos. J., 16 Jly 1906

Discontinued 30 Sep 1908; mail to Comanche

 

 

OLIVER SPRINGS (Comanche)

Houston, Arch. A., 27 Sep 1876

Discontinued 30 Jan 1878

(Re-established) McRamsay, Arthur, 7 Apr 1879

Hudson, F. E., 13 Oct 1879

Discontinued 29 Jan 1880

 

 

PASCAL (Comanche)

Frost, Jesse, 6 Dec 1895

Discontinued 29 May 1896; never in operation

 

 

PROCTER (Comanche)

Moore, Thos. O., 25 Jun 1874

Discontinued 17 Nov 1881

 

 

PROCTOR (Comanche)

Quarles, Wm. B., 19 Sep 1890

Gray, Robt. W., 15 May 1891

Bryan, Ed'n. R., 5 Feb 1896

Stanley, Wm., 19 Feb 1901

Roch, Ed. B., 1 Mar 1905

Stanley, Decie, 6 Mar 1907

Pinson, Miss Myrtle, 3 Nov 1931

 

 

RESLY'S CREEK (Comanche)

Neel, Jas. H., 17 Sep 1858

Discontinued 13 Mar 1862 (CSA)

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

 

 

ROWLAND (Comanche)

Chapman, Thos. E., 7 Nov 1903

(Rescinded 25 May 1904)

 

 

RUCKER (Comanche)

Gregory, David A., 2 Apr 1900

McDaniel, Robt. L., 10 Jan 1901

Conlee, Wm. M., 31 Oct 1901

Lewis, Robt. R., 10 Apr 1902

Mallonee, Alfred I., 4 Sep 1907

Allgood, Jasper W., 10 Jun 1910

 

 

SABANA CREEK (Comanche)

Weaver, Isaac, 26 Sep 1876

Kirk, Jasper N., 21 Nov 1876

Discontinued 21 Mar 1879

 

 

SALT SPRING (Comanche)

McDonald, Thos. A., 19 Dec 1878

Discontinued 7 Apr 1879

 

 

SAND HILL (Comanche)

Green, J. W., 14 May 1887

Discontinued 2 Sep 1887?; no papers

[Apparently re-established]

Vaughan, Jas. W., 16 Jly 1890

Discontinued 15 Aug 1891; mail to DeLeon

 

 

SHRUM (Comanche)

Bowden, Benj. B., 23 Sep 1901

Discontinued 31 Dec 1901; papers to May

 

 

SIDNEY (Comanche)

Stapp, John C., 6 Jan 1886

Bearden, Chas. C., 27 Oct 1888

Valentine, Ira T., 15 May 1891

McInary, Henry J., 23 Jly 1891

Huddleston, Hill, 25 Nov 1892

Perkins, Simeon, 1 Jun 1894

Lacy, Hugh R., 23 Jly 1897

Love, Jos. E., 31 Dec 1904

Sullivan, Michael B., 1 Sep 1909

Wells, Alva C., 1 Jly 1910

Donaho, Cody L., 9 Feb 1926

Ferguson, Mrs. Romee, 15 Jan 1931

Lusk, Byron C., 17 Apr 1931

 

 

SIEP SPRINGS (Comanche)

Buckmaster, John, 4 Feb 1873

Hall, Marion W., 17 Nov 1873

Carrington, Ed. J., 15 Feb 1881

Stamey, Frank K., 17 May 1883

Cg'd to SIPE SPRINGS, 9 Jly 1883

 

 

SIPE SPRINGS (Comanche) (see also SIEP SPRINGS)

Stamey, Frank K., 9 Jly 1883

Dewey, Ed. B., 4 Aug 1887

Heath, Louisa E., 1 Apr 1890

Ruff, Jas. P., 23 Jun 1890

Plott, Lola M., 22 Apr 1893

Wagner, Wallace, 17 Sep 1897

Burrows, Phillip J., 12 Oct 1901

Ashinhurst, Sophia E., 28 Oct 1905

Ashinhurst, Minnie M., 13 Apr 1907

Underwood, Gay D., 29 Mar 1924

Foster, Robt. A., 11 Apr 1924

 

 

SILOAM (Comanche)

Tatum, Jas. K., 5 Dec 1884

McMillin, Milton K., 7 Dec 1885

Woods, Rich'd. H., 25 Oct 1886

Discontinued 5 Aug 1887; papers to Lamkin

 

 

SOUTH LEON (Comanche)

Lee, Columbus A., 21 Nov 1881

Cg'd to LEE, 6 Nov 1883

 

 

SUEZ (Comanche)

Thomas, Robt. C., 2 May 1903

Discontinued 15 Jun 1907; mail to DeLeon

 

 

TALMA (Comanche)

Patterson, Thos., 24 Aug 1895

Discontinued 30 Jun 1896; papers to DeLeon

 

 

THENY (Comanche)

Matheny, Wm. F., 27 May 1893

Decker, Margaret E., 2 May 1894

Stokley, John F., 30 Jly 1895

Huffman, Wm. S., 24 Oct 1902

Dry, Chas. S., 22 Jan 1904

Stokley, John F., 22 Oct 1904

Barnes, Benj. F., 7 Mar 1907

Cg'd to COMYN, 3 Jun 1909

 

 

VANDYKE (Comanche)

Nabers, Derall E., 5 Jan 1903

Spencer, Isaac W., 20 Apr 1905 (Declined)

Discontinued 15 Aug 1905; mail to Comanche

 

 

WARE (Comanche)

Strickland, Wm. A., 14 Feb 1901

Bingham, Henry J., 5 Feb 1902

Barton, John C., 27 Jan 1903

Discontinued 30 Jun 1903; papers to DeLeon

 

 

WARREN (Comanche, Brown)

Warren, John G., 10 Apr 1878

[To] Brown County

 

 

WHITTVILLE (Comanche)

Edwards, Jos. T., 9 Aug 1876

Waldrep, Elihu N., 1 Apr 1879

Lacy, Smith L., 2 May 1881

Lacy, Jas. S., 31 May 1881

Boynton, Lester C., 28 Oct 1881

Hammon, Dan'l., 5 Jun? 1882

Galloway, Barron D., 4 Aug 1887

Discontinued 30 Nov 1905; mail to Blanket

 

 

WILLOW DALE (Comanche)

Lockney, Johnson F., 21 Nov 1877

Discontinued 19 Aug 1878

 

 

WILSON (Comanche)

Redwine, Wm. H., 5 Aug 1884

Jones, Geo. W., 15 Jan 1890 (C)

Clarke, Henry P., 13 Nov 1893

Clarke, Preston J., 21 Aug 1897

Onstott, A. T., 22 Apr 1904 (Declined)

Nash, Ira B., 20 May 1905

Discontinued 30 Jun 1908; mail to Dublin

 

 

ZOURETLE (Comanche)

Cannon, Geo. W., 3 Oct 1901

Hays, Chas. C., 7 Apr 1904

Moreland, Frank P., 8 Jan 1908

Discontinued 15 Jan 1909; mail to May