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

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POSTMASTERS & POST OFFICES OF
DENTON COUNTY, TEXAS
1847 - 1930

 

ABBIEVILLE (Denton)

Eaton, A. T., 31 Aug 1876

Discontinued 18 Oct 1876

 

 

ABNEY' S FARM (Denton)

Jones, Franklin P., 22 Oct 1877

Abney, Thos. W., 18 Feb 1879

Schoolfield, John R., 21 Feb 1881

Schoolfield, Anna T., 19 Dec 1881

Schoolfield, John R., 23 Oct 1882

Cg'd to CHARLTON, 2 Feb 1883

 

 

ALTON (Denton) (see also PINCKNEYVILLE)

Venters, Stephen A., 22 Jun 1848

Lloyd, Alex. P., 17 Jan 1851

Roark, Wm. M., 17 Dec 1853

Lovejoy, John L., 9 Dec 1857

Discontinued 5 May 1859

 

 

ARGYLE (Denton) (see also PILOT KNOB)

Fehleison, Herman, 28 Nov 1881

Fehleison, Herman R., 19 Dec 1881

Hamilton, Walter J., 4 Jun 1902

Fenton, Rockwell W., 6 Feb 1908

Hardee, Charley H., 21 Oct 1914

Hinkson, David, 16 Mar 1918

Meadows, Bascomb W., 7 Jun 1919

 

 

AUBREY (Denton)

Wood, Jas. A., 27 Jun 1881

Howser, T. J., 13 Oct 1884

Howser, Sam'l. D., 29 Oct 1884

Wells, Jos. S., 31 Aug 1885

Williams, Sallie F., 2 Sep 1887

Rhoads, Joel A., 20 Aug 1889

Slaton, Wm. J., 9 Jun 1893

Lewis, John R., 18 Nov 1897

Pearson, Wm. C., 5 Mar 1908

McCage, Elmo D., 23 Oct 1914

Tatum, Berta, 4 Oct 1917 (Acting postmaster)

Coffey, Buna Mae, 5 Sep 1918

Bonar, Mamie E., 20 Dec 1921

 

 

BARTONVILLE (Denton)

Barton, Bentley B., 6 Jan 1886

Jones, Jas. E., 20 Jan 1890 (C)

Jasper, Tolbert F., 22 Dec 1890

Savage, Elijah M., 18 Nov 1892

Simmons, John T., 5 Nov 1902

Discontinued 15 Feb 1905, mail to Argyle

 

 

BATES (Denton)

Hill, Wm. O., 15 Jun 1895

Ray, John B., 31 Jly 1897

McElhannon, Robt. E. L., 24 Jan 1901

Discontinued 15 Sep 1904; mail to Navo

 

 

BOLIVAR (Denton)

McAdams, Sam'l. A., 2 May 1872

Mitchell, Robt. W., 17 Feb 1880

Bourn, Ambrose E., 28 Feb 1881

Glover, Squire Pate, 31 Jan 1887

Harper, Geo., 8 Nov 1887

Nance, Wm. J., 27 Nov 1888

Gambill, Wm. F., 20 Nov 1889

Gambill, Benj. F., 21 Sep 1896

Burke, Fannie, 27 Feb 1904

Discontinued 30 Nov 1906; mail to Sanger

 

 

CAMEY SPUR (Denton)

Thomas, Ernest H., 10 Jly 1913

Howard, Claud R., 12 Jan 1922

Discontinued 28 Feb 1925; mail to Frisco

 

 

CARTER (Denton)

Rozel, Peter W., 16 May 1860

Discontinued 18 Feb 1861

 

 

CHARLTON (Denton) (see also ABNEY'S FARM)

Schoolfield, John R., 2 Feb 1883

Fitzgerrell, Evan, 5 Mar 1886

Discontinued 15 Apr 1886; papers to Denton

 

 

CLEAR CREEK (Denton)

Myers, Ephraim, 23 May 1855

Sharp, Jas. D., 23 May 1860 [deceased]

Heartgreaves, Wm., 25 Sep 1861 (CSA)

[Apparently discontinued by CSA]

 

 

COSNER (Denton)

Cosner, Jas. A., 11 Jun 1900

Rosser, Isaac P., 11 Feb 1902

Discontinued 14 Apr 1904; mail to Sanger

 

 

CORINTH (Denton)

Jones, Chas. E., 29 Aug 1883

Thetford, John B., 9 Dec 1886

Newton, Erasmus H.?, 29 Aug 1890

Fowler, Charlie E., 2 Jan 1892

Brookman, John W., 6 Jly 1894

Hawk, Jas. C., 17 Jun 1895

Fowler, Lon T., 13 Nov 1902

McElhaney, Wm. J., 16 Mar 1917

Shahan, Rob E., 12 Dec 1917

Fowler, Fred'k., 23 Aug 1919

Jeter, Ramond H., 8 Mar 1924

Fowler, Herman O., 24 Jan 1925

Discontinuted 31 Oct 1927; mail to Denton

 

 

DAVY (Denton)

Derrick, Washington, 19 Apr 1880

Discontinued 7 Feb 1881

 

 

DENTON (Denton)

Smoot, Jas. M., 17 Sep 1857

Ford, Jas. B., 16 Mar 1860

Heiston, Felis S., 27 Sep 1860 [resigned]

Ford, J. B., 18 Jly 1861 (CSA) [resigned]

Holland, Chas. W., 12 Nov 1861 (CSA)

Blount, J. M., 16 Jun 1862 (CSA)

Drennen, J. W., 16 Dec 1862 (CSA)

Hayton, Thos. J., 26 Jun 1863 (CSA)

Brown, Alex, 29 Oct 1864 (CSA)

Fry, Lewis M., 27 Mar 1866

Manay, Hiram W. C., 2 Feb 1869

Stanfield, John, 18 Feb 1870

Smith, J. C., 7 Dec 1874

Stanfield, John, 25 Jan 1875

Dickson, John N., 16 Jun 1875

Long, David R., 8 Mar 1879

Nicholas, John B., 20 May 1881

Bates, Willis H., 18 May 1885

Clements, Chas. H., 11 Feb 1890

Bates, J. D., 5 Apr 1894

Ramsdell, Chas. T., 31 Mar 1898

Schmitz, John B., 3 Apr 1906

Banks, Aubrey L., 3 Mar 1915

Fenton, Robert H., 19 Dec 1923

Scott, Chester A., 1 Oct 1928 (Acting postmaster)

 

 

DENTON CREEK (Denton)

Ramsower, W., 15 May 1848

Discontinued 28 Jly 1853

[Apparently re-established]

Short, A. W., 2 Dec 1878

Discontinued 9 Apr 1879

 

 

DONALD (Denton)

Gammil, J. L., 27 Jun 1902

(Order rescinded 28 Nov 1902)

 

 

DROP (Denton)

Haynes, John, 6 Jan 1886

Devasher, Dan'l. M., 5 Jan 1895

Purcell, Hiram K., 23 Nov 1898

Hodges, Chas. J., 29 Aug 1899

Hodges, Geo. W., 12 Jly 1900

Malone, D. S., 8 Jly 1905 (Declined)

Discontinued 30 Sep 1905; mail to Justin

 

 

DUPONT (Denton)

Brandon, Henry W., 9 Jan 1902

Lynch, Chas., 24 Feb 1903

Discontinued 15 Feb 1904; papers to Aubrey

 

 

ELIZABETH (Denton)

Eatman, John W., 19 Dec 1870

Johnston, Jackson G., 20 Oct 1871

Mukendoller, Geo. P., 2 Jun 1873

Turner Sr., John H., 24 Dec 1873

Wiggs, A. T., 28 Sep 1874

Cg'd to ROANOKE, 3 Aug 1881

 

 

GARZA (Denton)

Gotcher, Wm.A., 18 Apr 1881

Bailey, Jas. M., 9 Apr 1890

Wright, John C., 10 Feb 1891

Joyner, John R., 16 Jan 1901

Sanders, Jas. M., 11 Apr 1901

Calvert, Alonzo C., 5 Feb 1903

Cornwell, Elizah H., 1 Apr 1911

Taylor, David G., 18 Aug 1923

Cg'd to LAKE DALLAS, 1 Feb 1926

 

 

GREEN VALLEY (Denton)

Gooch, Alonzo, 24 Jun 1874

Hulberd?, L. T., 19 Oct 1874

Discontinued 21 Dec 1874

[Apparently re-established] Wilmoth, Henry C., 1 Jly 1878

Brock, Terry Wain, 1 Apr 1879

Myers, T. W. P., 4 Oct 1880

Myers, Phil W., 9 Nov1880

Discontinued 20 Jun 1881

 

 

GRIBBLE SPRINGS (Denton)

Gribble, Mrs. Mary S., 16 Jan 1885

Richardson, Wm., 23 Dec 1885

French, John W., 9 Jun 1886

Nichols, Amanda L., 10 Mar 1892

Quisenberry, Dr. R., 26 Apr 1893

Lewis, John R., 10 Jly 1894

Discontinued 18 Jly 1896; papers to Denton

 

 

HAWKEYE (Denton)

Miller, Jas. H., 2 Dec 1889

Discontinued 11 Jan 1893; papers to Krum

 

 

HEBRON (Denton)

Huntley, Robt. B., 8 Feb 1890 (C)

Discontinued 15 Sep 1892; mail to Frankford

(Re-established) Griffin, Morris T., 27 Jan 1893

Discontinued 15 Aug 1895; papers to Lewisville

(Re-established) Griffin, John P., 10 Dec 1902

Bowser, Lawrence D., 14 Jly 1903

Phillips, Jordan T., 21 Nov 1907

Griffin, Morris T., 2 Apr 1908

Everett, Robt. McB., 10 Dec 1908

Griffin, Morris T., 25 Mar 1912

Solomon, J. Frank, 26 Oct 1912

Isom, Greenberry F., 18 Aug 1927

Holbert, Jos. L., 8 Dec 1928

Jackson, John E., 9 Jly 1929

 

 

HICKORY (Denton)

Mead, Egbert V., 27 Jun 1876

Benson, Mrs. M. E., 20 Jan 1878

Discontinued 11 Mar 1878

 

 

JUSTIN (Denton) (see also JUSTINE)

Berry, John W., 4 Oct 1887

Daggett, Willard N., 4 Apr 1888

Daggett, Nellie M., 27 Jan 1906

Brooks, Jas. R., 7 Mar 1907

McIntire, Rolla Y., 20 Aug 1908

Leuty, Willis A., 28 Oct 1914

Hood, Lee, 8 Oct 1920 (Acting postmaster)

Range, John F., 29 Apr 1924 (Acting postmaster)

 

 

JUSTINE (Denton)

Wheeler, Thos. J., 25 Jan 1887

Berry, John W., 2 May 1887

[Cg'd] to JUSTIN, 4 Oct 1887

 

 

KRUM (Denton)

Chadwell, S. D., 28 Jun 1888

Finley, Lewis L., 13 Sep 1888

Rowley, Arthur J., 18 Dec 1890

Kimbrough, Walter G., 12 Dec 1894

Wylder, Leora D., 25 Oct 1895

Cofer, Chris. C., 23 Nov 1899

Koonce, Joel E., 1 Sep 1904

Hawkins, Jas. M., 17 Feb 1905

Nail, Nicholas C., 12 May 1906

Gose, Jas. C., 21 Oct 1914

Park, Hugh R., 7 Dec 1917

Nail, Nicholas C., 29 Jly 1923 (Acting postmaster)

 

 

LAKE DALLAS (Denton) (see also GARZA)

Taylor, David G., 27 Dec 1923

Garison, Mamie L., 7 Nov 1929

Sargent, Claudia, 15 Mar 1930

 

 

LEBANON (Denton, Collin)

Huffman, Phil. A., 1 Mar 1860

(Later in Collin County)

 

 

LEWISVILLE (Denton)

Dorsett, Theo. J., 14 Jun 1855

Rawlings, Daniel, 2 Dec 1859

Gray, Wm., 12 Jly 1861 (CSA) [resigned]

Smith, Thos. M., 2 Oct 1861 (CSA)

Rawlings, Elisha K., 10 Apr 1866

Discontinued 21 Mar 1870

(Re-established) Kealy, Stephen A., 16 May 1870

Phillips, Edwin S., 29 Jly 1880

Smith, Wm. C., 15 Jan 1883

Ballew, Hattie A., 10 Jun 1889

Pulliam, August A., 10 Aug 1893

Mimms, Robt. A., 3 Aug 1897

Kealy, John N., 11 Apr 1901

Cowan, John O., 18 Oct 1907

Sims, John C., 5 Jan 1916

Hamilton, O. L., 25 Aug 1916

Cowan, John O., 10 Mar 1921

Kealy, Leonard M., 23 Mar 1922

 

 

LITTLE ELM (Denton)

King, Chris. C., 12 Aug 1852

Stover, Anthony, 22 Jly 1859

Stover, Anthony, 13 Mar 1862 (CSA)

Taylor, Sam'l., 3 Jan 1865 (CSA)

Discontinued 23 Jan 1867

(Re-established) Gotcher, W. A., 14 Jly 1873

Hill, Phil. A., 5 May 1874

Kirkman, Elisha T., 13 mar 1877

McCollum, Wm. H., 7 Jly 1881

Chappell, Erastus W., 9 Aug 1883

Brashears, Millard F., 6 May 1885

Wood, Rue, 25 Jan 1901

Gunstream, Oscar D., 9 Dec 1902

Kelsay, Berry F., 24 Dec 1903

Witt, Chas. F., 7 Jly 1906

Nelson, Jas. W., 30 Nov 1907

Collier, Willy J., 5 Oct 1911

Hart, Silas A., 3 Mar 1917

Clark, Edgar E., 20 May 1921

Brazell, Eliz. J., 15 Jun 1928

Clark, Edgar E., 9 Sep 1929

 

 

LLOYD (Denton)

McReynolds, Stephen, 13 Nov. 1877

McReynolds, E., 24 Jan 1883

Bates, Ed. F., 28 Jan 1884

Bates, Alex. T., 23 Nov 1899

Discontinued 28 Feb 1907; mail to Aubrey

 

 

METZ (Denton)

Foy, Henry F., 26 Nov 1879

Discontinued 3 Feb 1880

 

 

MINGO (Denton)

Archer, Braxton B., 3 May 1899

Discontinued 30 Apr 1906; mail to Denton

 

 

MUD SPRING (Denton)

Allen, Rich'd. W., 29 Jan 1852

Medlin, Chas., 21 Sep 1854

Discontinued 30 Oct 1855

 

 

MUSTANG (Denton)

Warren, A. C., 27 Jan 1876

Rucker, J. W., 9 Nov 1880

Discontinued 28 Mar 1881

[Apparently re-established]

Wright, John J., 24 Mar 1882

Clayton, Robt. L., 20 Jan 1886

Warren, Isaac S., 21 Nov 1889

Taylor, Jas. M., 11 Jun 1890

Freeman, Wm. M., 20 Mar 1891

Bonar?, Wm. E., 20 Aug 1894

Baxter, W. P., 11 Sep 1895

Felkner, Wm., 14 Nov 1895

Cornett, Jas.H., 12 May 1899

Perkins, Clarence E., 11 Feb 1902

Austin, Henry T., 10 Mar 1905

Discontinued 15 Nov 1907; mail to Pilot Point

 

 

NAVO (Denton)

Bush, Alex. M., 25 Mar 1884

Sebastian, Jas. P., 30 Jly 1885

Discontinued 5 Dec 1887; papers to Lloyd

[Apparently re-established]

Sebastian, Ed'n., 7 Mar 1891

Sebastian, Mary E., 31 Aug 1892

Sebastian, Sarah E., 10 May 1893

Lowry, John, 4 May 1895

Discontinued 9 Oct 1895; papers to Lloyd

(Re-established) Rice, Smith A., 1 Dec 1897

Cole, Thos. A., 19 Jan 1899

McElhannon, Jas. D., 8 Aug 1903

Discontinued 23 Feb 1907; mail to Aubrey

 

 

NEBO (Denton)

Rutherford, Z. B., 9 Jun 1875

Discontinued 30 Sep 1875

 

 

NEW BOLIVAR (Denton)

Ready, Francis M., 18 Feb 1887

[Cg'd] to SANGER, 25 Mar 1887

 

 

PARVIN (Denton)

King, Isom C., 8 May 1884

Harper, John B., 14 Feb 1889

Jackson, Beele M., 26 Jun 1893

King, Aug. C., 8 Feb 1895

Smith, Edgar H., 11 Feb 1902

Lewis, Zeddie D., 19 Jan 1904

Discontinued 31 Dec 1907; mail to Celina

 

 

PILOT KNOB (Denton)

Wilson, Emily, 24 Jly 1878

Bullard, Reuben N., 24 Sep 1879

Fehleison, Herman, 28 Feb 1881

Cg'd to ARGYLE, 28 Nov 1881

 

 

PILOT POINT (Denton)

Walcott, Jas. D., 12 Jun 1855

Walcott, Jas. D., 13 Mar 1862 (CSA)

McKinney, J. S., 19 Sep 1864 (CSA)

Martin, Jacob, 10 Apr 1866

Masters, John R., 11 May 1870

Dole, Matthias A., 22 Dec 1870

Anderson, Geo. W., 21 Jan 1873

McCain, J. Luckett, 28 May 1873

Welborn, David A., 2 Mar 1874

Gainer, Sam'l. F., 7 Mar 1884

Pondrum, John B., 26 Aug 1885

Wellborn, David A., 1 Aug 1889

Davis, Ada L., 20 Feb 1897

Carson, Henry M., 18 Jly 1901

Carson, W. B., 22 May 1908

Noel, Jas. L., 17 Jun 1913

Cassity, Earl, 1 Oct 1926 (Acting postmaster)

 

 

PINCKNEYVILLE (Denton)

King, John W., 8 Mar 1847

[Cg'd] to ALTON, 22 Jun 1848

 

 

PONDER (Denton)

McWhorter, Jesse H., 17 Jun 1893

Discontinued 6 Feb 1894; papers to Justin

(Re-established) Skaggs, Cornelius N., 11 May 1894

Proffer, Elijah F., 30 Nov 1909

Simmons, Hughly R., 7 Mar 1917

Yarbrough, Nora A., 27 Oct 1922

 

 

RECTOR (Denton)

Farrington, Evan J., 26 Dec 1891

Peden, Haskins P., 2 Jun 1893

Ragland, Wm. M., 9 Dec 1893

Vardaman, Geo. L., 15 Mar 1895

Discontinued 31 Mar 1909; mail to Lewisville

 

 

ROANOKE (Denton) (see also ELIZABETH)

Wiggs, August F., 3 Aug 1881

Biles, Henry A., 14 Sep 188__?

Prather, Wesley O., 28 Aug 1889

Odell, Mrs. Flora A., 8 Mar 1890

Medlin, Geo. W., 24 Feb 1894

Cowan, Wm., 9 Apr 1898

Cowan, Ida L., 14 Apr 1910

 

 

SANGER (Denton) (see also NEW BOLIVAR)

Ready, Francis M., 25 Mar 1887

O'Bryan, Mina, 14 Nov 1894

Howard, Mina, 25 Jun 1895

Creach, Jas. F., 27 Dec 1898

Greene, Howell D., 4 Dec 1899

Greene, Howell D., 2 Apr 1908

Gober, J. S. J., 20 May 1913

Waide, Webster, 20 Feb 1922

Greene, Howell D., 9 Dec 1924 (Acting postmaster)

 

 

SHILOAH (Denton)

Yoakley, Jos. R., 11 Nov 1885

Cg'd to SHILOH, 7 Feb 1889

 

 

SHILOH (Denton) (see also SHILOAH)

Yoakley, Jos. R., 7 Feb 1889

Discontinued 31 Oct 1904; mail to Lewisville

 

 

SPEER'S MILL (Denton)

Speer, Wm., 30 Jun 1858 [resigned]

Gautier, David, 28 Dec 1861 (CSA)

Discontinued 5 Nov 1866

 

 

STEWART'S CREEK (Denton)

Spark, Jas. L., 4 Mar 1859

Welborn, John, 14 Feb 1860

Welborn, John, 5 Aug 1861 (CSA) [resigned]

Epps, Robt. C., 1 Nov 1861 (CSA)

Higgins, Lewis T., 3 Nov 1864 (CSA)

Discontinued 23 Jan 1867

[Apparently re-established]

Higgins, L. G., 4 Jun 1877

Higgins, H. T., 28 Jun 1877

Discontinued 6 Jan 188__?; papers to Lewisville

 

 

STEWARTSVILLE (Denton)

Hedgecoxe, Henry O., 8 Mar 1847

Discontinued 20 Sep 1847

 

 

STONY (Denton)

Hooker, Henry H., 24 Nov 1879

West, John W., 7 Nov 1881

James, Robt. N., 7 Nov 1883

Hooker, Henry H., 6 Feb 1884

Smith, Thos. F., 3 Apr 1888

Carl, Chas. H., 6 Jun 1892

Caraway, Jas. M., 1 Mar 1900

Smith, Jas. K. P., 23 Mar 1901

Green, Wm. P., 14 Mar 1904

Tucker, Jas. F., 9 Feb 1907

Chitwood, Paul J., 25 Jun 1908

Gray, Chas. H., 12 Feb 1913

Spradlin, Mack H., 12 Oct 1915

Discontinued 15 May 1918; mail to Ponder

 

 

STOVERVILLE (Denton)

Nelson, Cordie E., 27 Aug 1890

Dudley, Cordie E., 8 Dec 1890

Dudley, Nicholas L., 20 Mar 1891

Discontinued 18 Sep 1891; papers to Hebron

 

 

VALLETTA RANCH (Denton)

Fain, Geo. H., 9 Jan 1858

Harper, Geo., 26 Sep 1859

Rousseau, Wm. R., 21 Nov 1860

Rousseau, W. R., 21 Aug 1861 (CSA)

Discontinued 5 Nov 1866

 

 

VAL VERDE (Denton)

Bowers, John W., 2 May 1872

Discontinued 31 Jan 1873

 

 

WAKETON (Denton)

Wakefield, Henry F., 14 Sep 1881

Calvert, Alonzo C., 29 Oct 1895

Dillard, Peter R., 28 Oct 1901

Wheeler, Wm. P., 8 Apr 1903

Discontinued 14 Apr 1904; mail to Lewisville