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

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

 

ARCADE (Cooke)

Bond, John, 18 Sep 1860

Discontinued 5 Nov 1866

 

 

BAKER (Cooke)

Baker, John P., 12 Jun 1884

Martin, Newton, 9 Nov 1886

Baker, Jas. P., 19 Jan 1887

Discontinued 22 Mar 1887; papers to Pilot Point

 

 

BALM (Cooke) (see also OKLAHOMA)

Wheeler, Joel A., 17 Jun 1889

Wheeler, Mary E., 17 Oct 1893

Tyree, John C., 3 Jan 1895

Wheeler, Mary E., 6 Mar 1896

Brown, Jas. F., 15 Feb 1898

Hollifield, Jos. B., 30 Apr 1900

Discontinued 31 Jan 1902; papers to Whitesboro

 

 

BARLOW (Cooke)

Milligan, Robt. L., 20 May 1889

Darnell, Annie L., 18 Dec 1891

Blakemore, Jos. M., 12 Jan 1894

Caldwell, Newton D., 3 Jan 1895

Barlow, John L., 23 Feb 1899

Brown, John R., 26 Jly 1901

Bell, Robt. V., 17 Oct 1902

Quick, Wm., 22 Oct 1904

Discontinued 30 Sep 1905; mail to Marysville

 

 

BLOOMFIELD (Cooke)

Robison, David C., 27 Aug 1877

Williams, John A., 8 Jan 1879

Dameron, Wm. B., 29 Dec 1879

Blackburn, Jas., 11 Feb 1884

Bushong, John D., 31 Dec 1885

Bushong, Jacob D., 22 Mar 1886

Blackburn, Rich'd., 16 Dec 1887

Dameron, Wm. B., 11 Sep 1890

Bushong, Jacob D., 20 May 1896

Discontinued 15 Nov 1907; mail to Pilot Point

 

 

BULCHER (Cooke)

Gray, Jas. W., 30 Jun 1881

Greenwood, Benj. F., 24 Oct 1881

Burns, Wm. F., 19 Sep 1884

Morris, Eliza O., 8 Nov 1887

Hair, Wm. R., 18 Oct 1906

Bulliner, David S., 11 Jun 1907

 

 

BURNS (Cooke)

Daniel, Wm. G., 25 Jly 1884

Nichols, Wm. M., 8 Dec 1884

Nichols, Ed. A., 25 Oct 1887

Miller, Clarence H., 3 Mar 1888

Carter, Hugh R., 12 Nov 1888

West, Wm. C., 26 Aug 1889

Miller, Clarence H., 10 Mar 1892

Murphy, Irene, 23 Aug 1893

Hutchison, Jas. J., 28 Sep 1893

Glasgow, Fred, 9 May 1903

Discontinued 31 Aug 1907; mail to Pilot Point

 

 

CALLISBURGH (Cooke)

Callis, Sam'l L., 26 May 1873

Rousseau, Wm. R., 5 Mar 1879

Perkins, Reuben, 27 May 1889

Harrison, Levi E., 11 Jun 1890

Discontinued 31 Jan 1902; papers to Whitesboro

 

 

CLEAR CREEK (Cooke)

Cogburn, Orren A., 10 Apr 1879

Discontinued 6 Jan 1880

 

 

COESFIELD (Cooke)

Liedtke, Frank, 23 Jan 1883

Liedtke, Chas. L., 27 Dec 1894

Discontinued 31 Jly 1906; mail to Dexter

 

 

COLEVILLE (Cooke)

Cole, Powell, 29 Aug 1876

Jones, Wm. M., 26 Feb 1877

Discontinued 3 Jun 1878

(Re-established) Mullins, Jas. B., 22 Apr 1879

Gillock, Felix G., 29 Dec 1879

Discontinued 15 May 1883; mail to Dexter

 

 

COUNTY LINE (Cooke)

Chancellor, Wm. M., 12 Jly 1892

Reason, Wm. S., 23 Sep 1896

Discontinued 31 Jly 1899; papers to Whitesboro

 

 

CREED (Cooke)

Harris, Andrew J., 8 Mar 1887

Cg'd to MYRA, 12 Nov 1887

 

 

CROSSVILLE (Cooke)

Cross, John C., 31 Dec 1885

Cross, John H., 9 Dec 1886

Discontinued 17 Mar 1887; papers to Sivell's Bend

 

 

CUSTER CITY (Cooke)

Barrington, Jas. P., 19 Nov 1877

Richards, Sam'l A., 19 Jan 1885

Dozier, Wm. L., 28 Jan 1891

Martin, John R., 3 Sep 1891

Laprade, John F., 28 Jun 1893

Jones, Jas. W., 6 Mar 1896

Minnis, Chas. N., 22 mar 1901

Discontinued 31 Jan 1902; papers to Whitesboro

 

 

DELAWARE (Cooke)

Meredith, Sam'l. J., 31 Mar 1880

Discontinued 21 Feb 1881

 

 

DELAWARE BEND (Cooke)

Howard, Zacheus, 7 Oct 1872

Autry, Wm. P., 3 Feb 1874

Easly, L., 6 May 1875

Johnson, Harvey, 25 May 1875

Morris, Isaac N., 27 Sep 1875

Discontinued 2 Oct 1876

 

 

DEXTER (Cooke)

Schall, Jas., 31 Mar 1873

Morris, Jesse A., 30 Apr 1873

Marley, Thos. J., 17 Nov 1884

Buster, J. C., 17 Apr 1885

Boyd, Wm. W., 15 Mar 1887

Boyd, Wm. M., 13 Apr 1887

Senor, Walter F., 2 Sep 1891

Moss, John S., 12 Nov 1892

Boyd, May, 27 Sep 1894

Barclay, Geo. P., 28 Nov 1898

Scoggin, Gilbert L., 17 Aug 1915

Addison, Vera, 9 Jan 1919

Chisum, Lola E., 14 Jun 1921

Delashaw, Lola, 20 Apr 1925

 

 

EARLY (Cooke)

Robberson, Early W., 23 Nov 1888

Maddox, Mary E., 22 Oct 1896

Bice, John R., 18 Nov 1899

Hemphill, John C., 15 Jun 1900

Discontinued 15 Jun 1901; papers to Gainesville

 

 

ERA (Cooke)

Jones, Levi F., 10 Apr 1879

Gist, Sam'l. V., 5 Jan 1881

Stamper, Martin A., 22 Jan 1889

Stamper, Eliz. L., 29 Dec 1896

Allen, Little B., 7 Feb 1901

Clack, Jerman B., 25 Feb 1902

Floyd, May M., 3 Jly 1903

Alexander, Stella M., 22 Apr 1904

Tomlinson, Miss Clyde D., 28 Jly 1910

Perry, Mack, 10 Jan 1912

Turner, Flake, 26 Apr 1915

Weseman, Cliff. E., 19 Mar 1918

Odom, Olive, 19 May 1920

Smith, Olive, 4 Jun 1921

Sherrill, David, 12 Jan 1923

Maddox, Eliz., 17 Jly 1923

 

 

FISH CREEK (Cooke)

Scanland, Ben., 17 Sep 1858

Discontinued 5 Nov 1866

 

 

FISHERBURGH (Cooke)

Norwood, Lem, 16 Mar 1887

Williams, Benj. F., 23 May 1887

Discontinued 22 Aug 1888; papers to Myra

 

 

FREEMOUND (Cooke)

Whiteside, Sam'l. L., 30 Oct 1894

Wilson, Jas. P., 7 Feb 1900

Discontinued 28 Feb 1907; mail to Muenster

 

 

GAINESVILLE (Cooke)

Brown, Stephen D., 31 Oct 1851

Reid, Nathan R., 13 May 1852

Bird, Geo. Y., 14 Apr 1853

Salisbury, Erastus R., 15 Sep 1855

Magee, John C., 25 Jun 1856

Hughes, Jeremiah E., 11 Dec 1856

Hughes, J. E., 13 Sep 1861 (CSA)

Gooding, Lemuel, 15 Apr 1863 (CSA)

Montague, Dan'l., 13 Dec 1864 (CSA)

Foreman, Wm. W., 16 Jan 1865

Carpenter, Mrs. Mary, 26 Jun 1866

Callaway, J. S., 20 Dec 1870

Carpenter, Mrs. Mary, 20 Feb 1871

Brown, Kate, 8 Jan 1884

Denton, Robt. O., 27 Mar 1885

Pierce, Wm. L., 27 Mar 1889

Cleaves, Franklin L., 27 Sep 1892

Fairchilds, Albert L., 12 Jan 1897

Hickson, Terra L., 21 Jan 1901

Mitchell, Benj. F., 5 Jun 1913

Hickson, Jerra L., 19 Feb 1922 (Acting postmaster)

Davis, Bert H., 13 Apr 1929 (Acting postmaster)

Lindsay, Lewis B., 6 Jun 1930

 

 

HATTI (Cooke)

Hisserich, August, 22 Nov 1887

Discontinued 14 Apr 1890; papers to Coesfield

 

 

HEMMING (Cooke)

Pipkin, Wm. J., 7 May 1894

Cude, John, 21 Feb 1895

Newton, Ben R., 26 Sep 1900

Discontinued 15 Jun 1905; mail to Pilot Point

 

 

HEWETT'S STORE (Cooke)

Holland, Virgil C., 28 May 1877

Discontinued 30 Aug 1878

 

 

HOOD (Cooke)

Hood, Adolphus P., 4 Dec 1889

Discontinued 4 Jan 1893; papers to Reed

(Re-established) Williams, Felix W., 18 Nov 1896

Holcomb, Geo. W., 1 Aug 1905

Harris, John C., 27 Sep 1907

Discontinued 30 Nov 1907; mail to Myra

 

 

LEO (Cooke)

McBride, Thos. C., 7 May 1894

Eason, Henry C., 29 Sep 1894

Harvill, Mrs. Manervia J., 7 Mar 1928

 

 

LINDSAY (Cooke)

Flusche, Anton, 27 May 1891

Flusche, Fred. A., 6 Mar 1896

Flusche, Anton, 26 Nov 1896

Mosman, Fred, 25 Jun 1923

Albers, Henry, 21 Oct 1924

 

 

LOIS (Cooke)

Wilson, Dan'l J., 24 Dec 1897

Aston, Hugh L., 26 Nov 1901

Discontinued 14 Apr1904; mail to Valley View

 

 

LORING (Cooke) (see also OPHIS?)

Harrison, Thad. S., 15 Jly 1889

Discontinued 10 Jan 1891; papers to Muenster

 

 

McCRAWSVILLE (Cooke)

McCain, Geo. S., 16 Jan 1877

Discontinued 18 Jun 1877

 

 

MARYSVILLE (Cooke)

Kelly, John, 13 Jan 1873

Kelly, Wm. E., 27 Nov 1874

Bellah, Sam'l W., 6 Sep 1875

Burton, John B., 12 May 1884

Mansfield, Robt. A., 27 Aug 1897

Cochran, Jas. M., 15 Dec 1900

Cochran, Silas L., 9 Jan 1911

 

 

MOSSVILLE (Cooke)

Moss, Jas. R., 11 Dec 1882

Blakemore, Chas. F., 10 Sep 1883

Leming, Reuben, 11 Sep 1884

Putnam, Francis M., 19 Sep 1887

Discontinued 10 Oct 1887; papers to Marysville

(Re-established) Wheeler, Wm. R., 30 Jan 1888

White, Andrew J., 30 Nov 1888

Ellis, Minnie L., 22 Aug 1889

Ellis, Laura A., 11 Dec 1900

Lewis, Aldred M., 12 Apr 1902

Reeves, Isaac N., 28 Oct 1902

Griggs, Alonzo H., 5 Apr 1905

Thornton, Newell F., 15 Dec 1905

Matthews, John W., 30 Sep 1910

Chism, Letha B., 14 Dec 1911

Cooper, Andrew A., 3 Sep 1914

Discontinued 31 Mar 1920; mail to Gainesville

 

 

MOUNTAIN SPRING (Cooke)

Bunch, Jos. R., 24 Feb 1875

Murphy, John W., 8 Dec 1876

Razor, Andre[w] J., 17 Mar 1879

Mikeal, Isham, 31 Aug 1880

Yeakley, Jas. M., 22 Jan 1883

Scoggin, Jas. P., 6 May 1898

Mikeal, Wyatt, 26 Jly 1898 (Failed to qualify)

Yeakley, Melendez M., 2 Nov 1898 (Failed to qualify)

Discontinued 16 Jan 1899; papers to Burns

(Re-established) Hodge, Sam'l B., 27 May 1899

McMillan, John, 28 Oct 1901 (Declined)

Rayzor, Simeon A., 19 Dec 1901 (Failed to qualify)

Yeakley, Melendez M.,17 Feb 1902

Discontinued 15 Oct 1904; mail to Pilot Point

 

 

MUENSTER (Cooke)

Flusche, August, 19 Dec 1889

Koll, John, 2 May 1890

Richter, J. H., 16 Mar 1898 (Rescinded 16 Oct 1899)

Meurer, John W., 28 Dec 1900

Bernauer, Henry, 22 Oct 1918

Reiter, Chas. A., 31 Oct 1923

 

 

MYRA (Cooke) (see also CREED)

Harris, Andrew J., 12 Nov 1887

Discontinued 24 Oct 1891; papers to Muenster

(Re-established) Jahn, Wilhelm, 27 May 1893

Shults, Noah, 29 Jan 1901

Hoffman, Rich'd, 14 Oct 1902

Hoskins, Wm. A., 21 Mar 1907

Hoskins, Millie, 25 Nov 1928 (Ad interim postmaster)

Trew, John C., 2 Jun 1929

 

 

ODESSA (Cooke, Wise)

Haney, Benj. B., 8 Sep 1855

(later Wise County)

 

 

OKLAHOMA (Cooke)

Cornelison, Madison P., 20 Mar 1882

Wheeler, Joel A., 19 Feb 1885

Cg'd to BALM, 17 Jun 1889

 

 

OPHIS? (Cooke)

Neal, Ed. C., 18 Aug 1888

Cg'd to LORING, 15 Jly 1889

 

 

ORLENA (Cooke)

Brown, John M., 19 Oct 1888

Harrison, Chas., 21 Aug 1891

Hamilton, Rich'd. R., 30 Jun 1892

Kyle, Henry, 29 Dec 1893

Kyle, Alice, 28 Feb 1900

Smart, Don C., 5 Dec 1900?

Hayes, John W., 19 Jan 1904

Dennis Jr., Hiram, 27 Feb 1906

Discontinued 18 Jly 1906

(Order rescinded 13 Aug 1906)

Dennis Jr., Hiram, 27 Feb 1906

Discontinued 30 Nov 1907; mail to Dexter

 

 

REED (Cooke)

Pulte, August, 20 Feb 1886

Discontinued 15 Jun 1904; mail to Gainesville

 

 

ROSSTON (Cooke)

Ross, Theo. A., 16 Jan 1877

Roberts, John C., 2 Jun 1890

Willis, Thos., 9 Mar 1881

Hardwick, T. B., 30 Aug 1882

Willis, Thos., 18 Sep 1882

McClure, Henry, 7 Jun 1883

McClure, W. F., 13 Oct 1884

Ferguson, Calvin C., 11 Nov 1884

Moseley, Eligha R., 3 Nov 1885

McCarty, John T., 2 Dec 1886

Moseley, Martin P., 21 Dec 1888

Robinson, Wm. G., 28 Jan 1891

Pinkston, J. T., 7 Feb 1901 (Failed to qualify)

Strong, Dora L., 15 Mar 1901

Maxwell, Zachra T., 26 May 1902

Dills, Jesse M., 8 Nov 1907

McClure, Wm. T., 18 Oct 1910

Roach, Jas. R., 3 Jan 1916

Moseley, Lafayette B., 11 Jan 1918

Kelley, Chas. R., 14 Dec 1920

Akin, Virginia A., 12 Jan 1922

Durham, Stirling P., 15 Mar 1926

 

 

SIVELL'S BEND (Cooke)

Midkiff, Wm., 8 May 1872

Bennett, Jas. F., 21 Apr 1884

Moss, Jas. R., 14 Apr 1886

Perkins, Rad, 8 Dec 1898

Greever, Snead A. 14 Apr 1900

Discontinued 15 Aug 1918; mail to Mossville

(Re-established) Wilkinson, Annie, 8 Mar 1919 (Declined)

Scott, Robt. E., 4 Oct 1919

 

 

VALLEY VIEW (Cooke)

McCubbin, Rich'd, 26 Mar 1872

Jarvis, David R., 16 May 1877

Mason, Wiley A., 1 Sep 1879

George, Chas. G., 14 Sep 1883

Spurlock, Geo. L., 11 Oct 1884

Head, Robt. P., 23 Apr 1887

Wiggins, John S., 27 Aug 1897

Wiggins, John B., 23 Mar 1901

King, Robt. V., 16 Sep 1901

Cunningham, Thos. J., 23 Nov 1906

Overshiner, Edna, 11 Feb 1914

Highfill, Edna, 4 Jun 1927 (Name changed by marriage)

Maddox, Alfred S., 18 Oct 1927

 

 

VILOTT (Cooke)

Kennedy, Wm. J., 12 Dec 1883

Wilkins, John F., 5 Mar 1886

Findley, Wm. R., 9 Mar 1894

Bradley, Calvin, 4 Mar1898

Discontinued 27 Sep 1898; papers to Balm

(Re-established) Rice, Wm. H., 28 Feb 1899

Discontinued 30 Jun 1900; papers to Callisburg

 

 

WOODBINE (Cooke)

Mitchell, Wm. H. 11 Nov 1879

Eads, Wm. C., 9 Nov 1880

Nelson, John E., 14 Mar 1883

Mitchell, Wm. H., 7 Sep 1883

Frazer, Jos. S., 9 Mar 1888

Adamson, Jake W., 3 May 1890

Fraser, Jos. S., 2 Aug 1890

Caldwell, John S., 16 Jly 1892

Mitchell, Dennie L., 26 Jun 1893

Mitchell, Benj. F., 6 May 1898

(Rescinded 23 Jun 1898)

Mitchell, Dennie L., 26 Jun 1893

Cook, Wm. R., 10 Mar 1899

Wyatt, Earnest S., 27 Nov 1909

Kerr, Earl G., 16 Jun 1910