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

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POSTMASTERS & POST OFFICES OF
DeWITT COUNTY, TEXAS
1849 - 1930

 

ARNECKEVILLE (DeWitt)

Arnecke, Henry, 3 Jun 1872

Harsdorff, Wm. F., 31 Oct 1902

Schorlemmer, Louis F., 27 Mar 1908

Haus, Rich'd. L., 28 Nov 1911

Jacobs, Alvine, 27 Dec 1915

Schrade, Alvine J., 26 Oct 1918 (Declined)

Arnecke, Chas. H., 15 May 1919

 

 

BENADA (DeWitt)

Roberson, Francis M., 9 Aug 1877

Discontinued 16 Dec 1879

 

 

BROWN (DeWitt)

Vollers, Ed. F., 16 Mar 1900

Discontinued 9 Jun 1900; never in operation

 

 

BURN'S STATION (DeWitt)

Shults, Jos., 1 Jly 1873

Myers, Sam'l., 11 Jun 1874

Phillips, Calvin B., 10 May 1876

Reed, Dan'l., 2 Mar 1877

Discontinued 18 Jun 1877

 

 

CABEZA (DeWitt)

Moore, Chas., 6 Apr 1899

Box, Walter, 10 Jan 1901

Rutherford, Wm., 26 Nov 1901

Langley, Hedley, 11 Dec 1901

Mixon, Jeff'n. M., 6 Nov 1903

Box, Lillian A., 15 Jly 1904

Morris, John M., 17 Dec 1906 (Declined)

Discontinued 15 May 1907; mail to Runge

 

 

CAPLES (DeWitt)

Lundschen, Henry, 21 Sep 1901

(Order rescinded 19 May 1902)

 

 

CHEAPSIDE (DeWitt, Gonzales)

Gooch, Chas. M., 5 Jun 1882

Fox, W. W., 11 Jan 1883

Fore, Wright W., 2 Feb 1883

Fore, A. J., 10 Aug 1885

Preston, Leonidas A., 21 Dec 1885

Cg'd to Gonzales Co., 29 Mar 1890

 

 

CLINTON (DeWitt)

Chisolm, Rich. H., 9 Oct 1849

King, Wm. R., 24 Aug 1852

Brownson, Theron, 14 Apr 1853

Bronson, T., 12 Jly 1861 (CSA)

Platt, Mrs. E. E., 1 Mar 1866

Puckett, Sam'l. H., 30 Apr 1866

Stevens, Andrew, 8 Oct 1866

Lichtenstein, Louis, 29 May 1867

Nelson, Carrick W., 8 Jly 1868

Fawcett, Willis, 15 Jly 1869

Miller, Lewis W., 23 Dec 1869

Henrys, Johnson, 8 Sep 1870

Webb, Sam'l. J., 18 May 1874

Kilgore, Jas. T., 25 Jly 1876

Webb, Albert, 7 Jly 1879

Wofford, Jas. R., 18 May 1882

Scrivner, Jeff D., 10 Aug 1885

Discontinued 11 May 1886; papers to Cuero

 

 

COLETTO (DeWitt)

Zobel, Adolph, 3 Dec 1851

Discontinued 21 Mar 1855

 

 

CONCRETE (DeWitt)

Kindred, Joshua P., 22 Aug 1853

Cardwell, Crockett, 3 Oct 1856

Kindred, Josh. P., 14 Nov 1856

Steel, Thos. J., 19 Feb 1859

Arnold, John, 12 Dec 1859

Arnold, John, 17 Jly 1861 (CSA)

Wallis, Ellen M., 23 Mar 1866

Bonney, Addison G., 1 Jly 1867

Woodworth, John C., 24 Feb 1874

Dodd, Thos. M., 7 Feb 1876

Taylor, Thos. R., 11 Aug 1880

Hulse, Jas. W., 17 Nov 1882

Dodd, Thos. M., 10 Sep 1883

Williams, Robt. L., 23 Aug 1886

Rochel, John B., 1 Dec 1887

Young, Thos. A., 20 Jan 1888

Orman, Sam'l. F., 26 May 1888

Mahaffey, Sarah E., 2 Oct 1890

Coppedge, Mary S., 4 Apr 1892

Jordan, Lena H., 5 Feb 1895

(Order rescinded 21 Feb 1895)

Coppedge, Mary S., 4 Apr 1895

King, Jas. A., 11 Jan 1897

Brown, Jos. P., 30 Nov 1898

Coppedge, Wm. E., 9 Aug 1900

Discontinued 30 Mar 1907; mail to Cuero

 

 

CONROY (Lavaca, DeWitt)

Dunn, Stephen, 16 Jun 1886

Jamieson, John P., 23 May 1887

Cg'd to YOAKUM, 6 Sep 1887

 

 

CUERO (Gonzales, DeWitt)

Cardwell, Crockett, 1 Nov 1856

Discontinued 7 Mar 1859

(Re-established) Fudge, Leroy C., 17 Feb 1860

Discontinued 16 Oct 1860

[Apparently re-established]

Heaton, Lorenzo D., 24 Feb 1873

Frank, Rudolph, 12 Mar 1873

Holzopfel, Aug., 12 Jun 1884

Woodworth, J. C., 25 Jun 1888

Drawe, Wm., 20 Dec 1892

Nash, David W., 5 Apr 1893

Drawe, Wm., 7 Jun 1897

Butler, Ebb P., 14 Jan 1909

Woodworth, J. C., 29 May 1913

Ott, Wm. J., 10 Feb 1922

 

 

DAVY (DeWitt)

Poetter, Wm., 3 Dec 1895

[further data not found]

 

 

EDGAR (DeWitt) (see also GRASSBUR)

Dodd, Thos. M., 30 Jan 1888

Cunningham, Jas. F., 22 Oct 1888

Pincham, Sam B., 7 Jan 1892

Bates, Wm. A., 5 Apr 1895

Dykes, Sanders, 19 May 1899

Ricks, Sam'l. E., 17 Aug 1905

Discontinued 15 Apr 1907; mail to Cuero

(Re-established) White, Annie J., 23 Feb 1912

Smothers, Mrs. Guy [Edna Lea?], 18 May 1929

 

 

FORESVILLE (DeWitt)

Duren, Thos., 29 Sep 1871

Discontinued 2 Oct 1876

 

 

GRASSBUR (DeWitt)

Hutton, Alex M., 1 Jun 1887

Cg'd to EDGAR, 30 Jan 1888

 

 

GUILFORD (DeWitt)

Piland, Ed. R., 17 Aug 1903

Discontinued 14 Jan 1905; mail to Cuero

 

 

HEATON (DeWitt)

Squyres, Wm. A., 17 Nov 1899

Discontinued 31 Jan 1902; papers to Terryville

 

 

HESTERVILLE (DeWitt)

Hester, Robt. H., 16 Oct 1853

Discontinued 1 Aug 1857

 

 

HOCHHEIM (DeWitt)

Schwab, Theo., 17 Aug 1870

Schwab, John W., 22 Mar 1880

Schwab, Chas. T., 16 Jly 1884

Hulse, Jas. W., 2 May 1888

Schwab, Chas. T., 27 Aug 1888

Cunningham, John H., 9 Apr 1890

Timm, Chas. F., 17 Sep 1892

Lynch, Frances K., 5 Sep 1894

Blackwell, Finley D., 26 Jan 1906

McCaskill, Wm. C., 18 Dec 1906

Boedecker, Hans, 26 Mar 1912

Schweitzer, Wm. H., 11 Sep 1914

McCaskill, Wm. C., 22 Oct 1919

Kelly Jr., Jas. P., 9 May 1922

 

 

IRISH CREEK (DeWitt)

Burns, Arthur, 9 Jun 1851

Discontinued 27 Oct 1853

(Re-established) Reynolds, Sam'l. D., 7 Nov 1853

Discontinued 14 Aug 1854

 

 

KOKERNOT (DeWitt)

Rochel, John B., 19 Dec 1890

Discontinued 17 Jun 1895; never in operation

 

 

LANGLEY (DeWitt)

Langley, Hedly F., 24 Aug 1898

Discontinued 9 May 1899; never in operation

 

 

LINDEMAN (DeWitt) (see also LINDENAU)

Dieringer, Joe, 6 Apr 1920

Cg'd to LINDENAU, 12 May 1920

 

 

LINDENAU (DeWitt) (see also LINDEMAN)

Markowsky, Gustav A., 29 Jly 1895

Pfeil, Aug., 30 Apr 1896

Kahlert, Robt., 11 Sep 1897

Buckhorn, Wm. C., 21 Mar 1903

Discontinued 15 Jly 1905; mail to Cuero

[Apparently re-established]

Cg'd to LINDEMAN, 6 Apr 1920

Cg'd [back] to LINDENAU, 12 May 1920

Dieringer, Joe, 12 May 1920

 

 

LIVE OAK (DeWitt)

Scott, Jonathan, 12 Nov 1849

Duren, Wiley, 27 May 1851

Discontinued 5 Nov 1866

(Re-established) Davis, Elisha B., 12 Nov 1866

Discontinued 9 Oct 1868

 

 

MEYERSVILLE (DeWitt)

Meyer, Adolph, 22 Dec 1851

Meyer, Adolph, 14 Aug 1861 (CSA)

Meyer, Mrs. Mariane, 18 Oct 1866

Kron, John, 2 ? Jun 1872

Hausmann, Henry, 8 Nov 1872

Egg, Isaac, 9 Dec 1879

Egg, Edwin, 10 Nov 1909

Egg, Rudolf, 21 Feb 1912

 

 

MOUNT PERSEA? (DeWitt)

Crawford, Jas. A., 9 Sep 1851

Discontinued 22 May 1855

 

 

NOPAL (Gonzales, DeWitt)

Schwab, Fred F., 24 Oct 1896

Hattenbach, Casper, 19 Jan 1899

Schubert, Frank J., 28 Sep 1904

Archer, Jas. W., 23 Feb 1907

Riggs, Louis M., 6 Jan 1911

Munson, Mrs. Ioma, 11 Oct 1922

Archer, Rufus D., 8 Feb 1924

Baker, Birdye E., 5 May 1925

Deborah, J. W., 1 Feb 1930

 

 

NORDHEIM (DeWitt)

Schlosser, Henry, 23 Jan 1896

Osterloh, Gustav, 23 Nov 1899

Buehring, Carl W. T., 19 Feb 1902

Zedler, Alfred, 3 Nov 1905

Reichert, Theo., 28 Nov 1914

 

 

PERU (DeWitt)

McCorkle, Robt. P., 5 Jun 1857

Discontinued 6 Aug 1858

 

 

PIERPOINT PLACE (DeWitt)

Pierpoint, Wm., 31 Mar 1852

Wallace, Wm. R., 22 Mar 1860

Wallace, W. R., 12 Jly 1861 (CSA)

Wallace, Wm. C., 11 Apr 1867

Albrecht, Wm., 4 May 1868

Discontinued 4 Aug 1870

 

 

PRICE'S CREEK (DeWitt)

Pridgen, Bolivar J., 25 Apr 1854

Smith, Lauren, 9 Sep 1856

Stadtler, Chas. L., 18 Nov 1858

Cook, Valentine R., 27 Aug 1860

Cook, V., 12 Jly 1861 (CSA) [resigned]

Rankin, W?/N? B., 6 Feb 1862 (CSA)

Snow, Edwin L., 14 Mar 1865 (CSA)

Cook, Thos. F., 26 Apr 1865 (CSA)

Discontinued 11 Oct 1866

(Re-established) Pridgen, Bolivar J., 3 Feb 1869

Cg'd to THOMASTON, 23 Nov 1877

 

 

RABKE (DeWitt)

Coats, Andrew M., 14 Apr 1898

Rabke, Ed. T., 19 Jly 1899

Discontinued 15 Jly 1905; mail to Yorktown

 

 

STRATTON (DeWitt)

Middlebrook, Chas. F., 16 Nov 1887

McKissack, Wm. W., 2 Jan 1891

Luhrsen, Wm. A., 29 Sep 1891

Peavy, Geo. A., 5 Jan 1901

Drake, Wm. J., 15 Oct 1903

Discontinued 28 Feb 1905; mail to Yoakum

 

 

TERRYVILLE (DeWitt)

McDonald, Eli, 15 Feb 1869

Ferber, John, 5 Sep 1874

Terry, Jas. D., 5 Oct 1875

Switch, E. M., 15 Sep 1880

Woodrome, John I., 3 May 1881

Thrift, Wm. C., 28 Nov 1884

Woodrome, Mrs. Dora, 4 Dec 1884

Cook, Geo. S., 2 Oct 1886

Thrift, Wm. C., 17 May 1887

Stell, John W., 10 Mar 1892

Dickinson, Chas. W., 3 Nov 1893

Goodson, Wm. A., 11 Apr 1895

Moffett, Jos. F., 12 Nov 1895

Moffett, Arthur T., 3 Aug 1897

Bridgforth, John V., 23 Nov 1898

Edgar, Perry E., 19 Jan 1901

Discontinued 31 Dec 1907; mail to Yoakum

 

 

THOMASTON (DeWitt) (see also PRICE'S CREEK)

Laulom, Emile, 23 Jun 1873

Discontinued 11 Dec 1873

[Apparently re-established]

Heard, Humphrey, 23 Nov 1877

Whiteman, Manford M. D., 3 Jun 188__?

Pridgen, Jas. H., 21 Dec 1881

McManus, Wm. J., 7 Dec 1887

Pridgen, Oscar F., 10 Dec 1897

Pridgen, David C., 29 Mar 1909

Conwell, John H., 15 Jan 1914

Pridgen, Oscar W., 1 Dec 1927

Conwell, John H., 2 Oct 1928

 

 

WESTHOFF (DeWitt)

Moore, Wm. L., 10 Dec 1906

Rehmet?, Geo. C., 3 Mar 1908

Teller, Emanuel T., 11 Feb 1910

Lynch, Francis K., 28 Nov 1914

Teller, Emanuel T., 20 Feb 1922

 

 

YOAKUM (DeWitt, Lavaca) (see also CONROY)

Jamieson, John P., 6 Sep 1887

Hill, Henry K., 1 May 1888

Mullen, Ed., 12 Jun 1890

May, Alex, 29 Aug 1894

Clark, John M., 8 Aug 1898

Quota, Frank, 1 Apr 1910

Woodward, Thos. P., 17 Jun 1913

Into Lavaca County

 

 

YORKTOWN (DeWitt)

King, John A., 10 Mar 1851

Kilgore, Jas. F., 6 Nov 1856

Kreisle, Mathias, 3 Nov 1857

King, John A., 27 Jly 1858

Stark, Wm., 25 Jun 1860 [resigned]

Anderson, Walton, 13 Aug 1861 (CSA)

Gugenheim, Jacob, 26 Jan 1866

Gohmert, Frank B., 13 Dec 1871

Riedel, Moritz, 18 Jly 1883

Stark, Wm. J., 8 Feb 1910

Hoff, J. W., 11 Feb 1914

Hoff, Chas. F., 16 Dec 1915

Ladner, Ada A., 2 Jun 1922