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

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POSTMASTERS & POST OFFICES OF
EASTLAND COUNTY, TEXAS
1874 - 1930

 

ALAMEDA (Eastland)

Scott, Dallas K., 12 Jun 1876

Ball, Francis L., 29 Aug 1877

Booth, Alex., 10 Jan 1878

Ingram, Jos. J., 29 Aug 1878

Greer, John M., 2 Jan 1879

Nelson, I. W., 1 Jly 1879

Huber, J. H., 21 Jly 1879

Tindall, L. A., 27 Sep 1881

Discontinued 4 Aug 1882; mail to Desdemonia

 

 

BULL CREEK (Eastland)

Steger, Fred B., 20 May 1919

Dulin, Bryant L., 21 Apr 1920

Cg'd to TIFFIN, 8 Jly 1920

 

 

CARBON (Eastland)

Haynes, Neill S., 25 Jan 1882

Phillips, Charlie T., 23 May 1887

Reed, Wm. J., 27 Dec 1890

Allison, Wm. I., 1 Sep 1904 (Declined)

White, Wm. B., 3 Oct 1904

Gilbert, Elmer T., 25 Jly 1913

White, Rebecca, 23 Dec 1922

 

 

CHAUNCEY (Eastland)

Chauncey, Amos G., 15 Mar 1902

Discontinued 15 May 1905; mail to Gorman

 

 

CISCO (Eastland) (see also RED GAP)

Caldwell, Wm. T., 16 or 17 May 1881

Redfield, David, 6 Dec 1882

Noell, Nathan W., 30 Nov 1886

Williams, Gomer S., 23 May 1889

Mitchell, M. V., 15 May 1894

Williams, Gomer S., 13 Jun 1898

St. John, Ransom A., 21 Oct 1914

Triplitt, John W., 1 Aug 1923 (Acting postmaster)

Blankenbeckler, Frank A., 1 Nov 1930 (Acting postmaster)

 

 

CLARKRIDGE (Eastland)

Siegmund, Morris S., 7 Aug 1920

Discontinued 31 Sep 1921; mail to Rising Star

 

 

COPERAS CREEK (Eastland)

Osburn, Hendrick H., 10 Apr 1878

Hardin, Asher G., 11 Sep 1878

Discontinued 17 Feb 1880; mail to Eastland

 

 

CURTIS (Eastland)

Curtis, Dan'l. B., 14 Nov 1884

Hardin, Geo. W., 1 Aug 1894

Smith, Wm. L., 10 Jly 1899

Arndell, John G., 25 Apr 1901 (Failed to qualify)

Hardin, Geo. W., 2 Aug 1901

Discontinued 31 May 1904; mail to Nimrod

(Order rescinded 28 May 1904)

Hardin, Geo. W., 2 Aug 1901

Discontinued 31 Mar 1911; mail to Nimrod

 

 

DESDEMONA (Eastland) (see also DESDEMONIA)

Thompson, Asher J., 16 Dec 1901 (Declined)

O'Rear, Andrew J., 28 Feb 1902

Daniel, Charlie R., 21 Jun 1919 (Declined)

Williams, Harvey E., 20 Sep 1919

Griffin, Jas. W., 8 Aug 1920

 

 

DESDEMONIA (Eastland)

Carpenter, Jas. R., 25 Jly 1877

Pierce, Robt. H., 26 Feb 1878

O'Rear, Andrew J., 26 Jun 1884

Grice, Wm. A., 4 Dec 1885

O'Rear, Andrew J., 3 Dec 1886

Wynn, John J., 26 Mar 1890 (C)

Snodgrass, John F., 4 Dec 1890

Bevil, Alfred M., 30 Sep 1893

Hawkins, Jas. H., 28 Apr 1894

Bull, Tarleton D., 5 Sep 1894

Williams, Alonzo J., 26 Oct 1897

Thompson, Alex. S., 1 Feb 1901

Cg'd to DESDEMONA, 16 Dec 1901

 

 

DOTHAN (Eastland)

McClelan, Charlie M., 22 Nov 1902

Smith, Taylor E., 1 May 1903

Harrelson, Archie E., 19 Feb 1904

Williams, Walter B., 26 Oct 1912

Williams, Estella, 19 Nov 1913

Little, Jacob M., 26 Apr 1915

Little, Robt. R., 21 Feb 1917

Baker, Fred'k. E., 19 Feb 1918 (Declined)

Bowen, Moses E., 18 Apr 1919

Bostick, Jas. B., 6 Apr 1920

 

 

EASTLAND (Eastland) (see also McGUE SPRINGS)

Martin, Henry K., 31 Jan 1876

Corley, Dan'l. B., 17 Oct 1876

Cox, Wm. M., 4 Jan 1878

McConnell, Downs D., 24 Sep 1878

Mann, Henry P., 28 Feb 1881

Cox, John H., 17 Aug 1881

Rawlins, Albert, 13 Aug 1883

Davenport, Overton H., 10 Aug 1886

Wood, Edmund L., 4 Aug 1887

Olden, Robt. F., 17 Jly 1889

Ringer, Moncher J. E., 16 May 1893

Sparr, Chas. M., 11 Oct 1897

Kelly, Benj. F., 22 Dec 1904

Kelly, Johnie J., 29 Oct 1906

Hunt, D. G., 31 Jly 1911

Van Geem, Henry, 17 Jun 1913

Johnson, Arthur H., 2 Mar 1922

 

 

EDHOBBY (Eastland)

Strong, Thos. J., 9 Nov 1920 (Failed to qualify)

 

 

GORMAN (Eastland) (see also SHINOAK)

Thomas, Hughes O., 20 Dec 1889 (C)

Parker, Hardy, 29 Apr 1890

Coffman, Jas. A., 6 Jan 1891

Yates, Lucy M., 30 Nov 1891

Maddox, Wm. H., 7 Aug 1897

Nelson, Robt. F., 19 Jan 1899

Gates, Chas. V., 19 Mar 1914

Layton, Ed. E., 9 Apr 1920

Smith, Sidney B., 2 Jan 1922

 

 

GRAY (Eastland)

Gray, Thos. W., 14 Feb 1890 (C)

Green, John B., 10 Dec 1902

Conway, Thos. L., 14 Apr 1904

Kelly, B. F., 27 Dec 1904

Carter, Minton M., 17 May 1905

Discontinued 15 Oct 1906; mail to Carbon

 

 

HAY (Eastland)

Holt, Wm. S., 2 May 1903

Discontinued 29 Apr 1905; mail to Chauncey

 

 

HOBART (Eastland)

Hull, M. Lee, 7 Sep 1898

Daniels, Grant C., 31 Jan 1901

Hull, M. Lee, 8 Feb 1902

Discontinued 31 Aug 1904; mail to Cisco

 

 

JEWELL (Eastland)

Hoff, J. W., 17 Jly 1876

Jones, Jackson A., 5 Sep 1876

Hill, Martin, 14 Sep 1877

Towles, Thos. M., 20 Nov 1882

Jordan, John W., 14 Apr 1886

Stephenson, Wm. S., 24 Feb 1887

Finley, Wm. B., 17 Apr 1888

Stovall, Isaac N., 6 Jan 1891

Stephenson, Wm. S., 26 Apr 1893

Hixson, Taylor, 7 Mar 1894

McCroan, Lewis O., 9 Jun 1905

Discontinued 30 Nov 1906; mail to Gorman

 

 

KOKOMO (Eastland)

Comer, Mary E., 23 Jun 1899

Hames, Hiram T., 14 May 1901

Usry, Zemeriah L., 1 Dec 1902

Fairless, Benj. M., 9 Mar 1907

Discontinued 31 Jan 1908; mail to Gorman

 

 

LACKAWANA (Eastland)

Carmichael, Geo. W., 2 May 1903

(Order rescinded 20 Aug 1903)

 

 

LAMONT (Eastland)

Henson, Virgil, 10 May 1893

Discontinued 19 Dec 1893; papers to Cisco

 

 

LUNETTE (Eastland)

Gilbert, John T., 21 Jly 1890

Discontinued 6 Jly 1891; papers to Pioneer

 

 

McGUE SPRINGS (Eastland)

Burks, Berry M., 27 Feb 1874

McGaugh, Thos. C. M., 12 Aug 1874

[Cg'd] to EASTLAND, 31 Jan 1876

 

 

McMINN (Eastland)

McMinn, M. W., 27 Mar 1903

(Order rescinded 25 Apr 1903)

 

 

MANGUM (Eastland)

Mangum, Robt. L., 9 Mar 1899

Leclaire, Paul E., 25 Aug 1908

McDaniel, Hettie, 14 Dec 1908

Leclaire, Paul E., 17 Oct 1912

Mangum, Robt. L., 6 May 1914

Ellison, Maggie J., 22 Oct 1925

Switzer, Mrs. Willie, 20 Feb 1926

Discontinued 14 Dec 1929; mail to Eastland

 

 

MERRIMAN (Eastland)

Smith, J. M., 25 Jun 1874

Johnson, D. A., 20 May 1875

Hale, Stephen M., 26 Jly 1875

Vincenheller, John M., 22 Apr 1878

Walker, Francis M,. 18 Aug 1879

Vincenheller, John M., 11 Nov 1879

Discontinued 19 Jun 1883; mail to Eastland

(Re-established) Sweet, Chas. M., 28 Jan 1884

Discontinued 4 Nov 1885; mail to Eastland

 

 

MINA (Eastland)

Haskell, Caleb C., 10 Feb 1885

Moss, John G., 28 Aug 1886

Discontinued 28 Feb 1887; papers to Curtis

 

 

NIMROD (Eastland)

Munn, Wm., 3 Mar 1888

Teague, Silas L., 10 Jly 1907

Bryant, Wm. S., 17 Dec 1908

Munn, Jas. A., 3 Jun 1909

Pelfrey, Henry C., 25 Jan 1910

Hall, Wm. H., 9 Sep 1912

Hock, Columbus W., 15 Jan 1914

Hall, Wm. H., 26 Apr 1920

Merkel, Jim W., 5 Feb 1921

Allen, D. L., 4 Oct 1921

Baird, Sidney G., 16 Aug 1922

Allen, David L., 22 Nov 1922

Elliott, Horace C., 12 Apr 1928

Allen, David L., 3 Nov 1928

 

 

OAKRIDGE (Eastland)

Walker, Jeremiah T., 8 May 1903

Discontinued 29 Apr 1905; mail to Cisco

 

 

OKRA (Eastland)

House, Henry R., 28 Feb 1899

Taylor, Geo. W., 31 May 1901

Chisholm, John C., 18 Jly 1905

House, Wm. D., 15 Aug 1907

Claborn, Jas. W., 23 Jan 1915

 

 

OLDEN (Eastland)

Miller, Luther, 2 Sep 1891

Mayes, John, 8 Jun 1893

Discontinued 10 Jan 1894

(Re-established) Newberry, Ray E., 23 Jun 1919

Green, Wm. B. O., 4 Sep 1920

Andrews, L., 28 Feb 1922

Robertson, Victoria, 1 Oct 1925 (Acting postmaster)

Vermillion, Victoria, 1 Oct 1926 (Name cg'd by marriage)

Rayford, Frances E., 23 Nov 1927 (Acting postmaster)

Adams, Olive L., 8 Feb 1929

Stephens, Olive L., 19 Apr 1931 (Name cg'd by marriage)

 

 

PIONEER (Eastland)

Jolly, Wm. J., 11 Dec 1885

Sparks, Sam. N., 9 Nov 1886

Newby, Henry A., 23 May 1887

Smith, Wesley, 23 Jun 1887

Bryant, Sam'l. A., 13 Dec 1889

Fort, Benj. H., 19 Sep 1891

Browning, Caleb, 24 Dec 1891

Baird, Medicus E., 23 Aug 1894

Nunn,. Thos. M., 11 May 1895

(Order rescinded 10 Jly 1895)

Evans, John W., 11 Dec 1895

Browning, Caleb, 8 Sep 1896

Baird, Wm. L., 5 Jan 1897

Brooks, Jacob W., 24 May 1898

Strickland, Willis C., 28 Jun 1900

Doyle, Francis W. A., 10 Sep 1902

Cassle, K. O., 27 Dec 1904 (Declined)

Stewart, Jas. W., 3 Apr 1905

Jones, Lawrence W., 29 Apr 1907 (Appointment rescinded 20 Jly 1907)

Stewart, Jas. W., 3 Apr 1905

McClure, Wm. T., 2 Oct 1909

Orr, Henry, 28 Sep 1911

Shepherd, Mike A., 15 Sep 1913

Minton, Thos. A., 14 Jan 1921

Hunt, Wm. F., 29 Nov 1922

Minton, Claude A., 1 Jun 1923

Alexander, Ed. E., 7 Jly 1925

Plumlee, Isaac C., 1 Aug 1927

 

 

PISGAH (Eastland)

Donawho, Henry H., 14 May 1900

Discontinued 31 Jan 1903; papers to Cisco

 

 

RANGER (Eastland)

Davis, Jas. M., 27 Dec 1880

Rawls, Thos. O., 6 Jun 1888

Davis, Chas. S., 1 Feb 1889

Lewis, Mrs. Carrie, 21 Aug 1890

(Order rescinded 17 Dec 1890)

Davis, Chas. S., 1 Feb 1889

Parrott, Wash. L., 1 Sep 1892

Terrell, John H., 4 Aug 1893

Bishop, Elisha S., 18 Apr 1895

Bishop, Laura, 19 May 1899

Griffin, John M., 23 Feb 1901

Barber, Jos. W., 9 Jan 1905

Davis, C. S., 5 Jun 1913

Harrison, May, 11 Sep 1918 (Acting postmaster)

Cooper, O. R., 1 Jan 1919 (Acting postmaster)

Kelly, F. O., 1 Oct 1919 (Acting postmaster)

Connell, Jas. F., 31 Jan 1920

Dreinhofer, J. F., 9 May 1921 (Acting postmaster)

Meroney, Jesse E., 5 May 1926

 

 

RED GAP (Eastland)

Stephens, Cornelius G., 22 Apr 1878

Caldwell, Wm. T., 11 Jan 1881

Cg'd to CISCO, 16 or 17 May 1881

 

 

RISING STAR (Eastland)

Hardin, Geo. W., 19 Apr 1880

Robertson, Wm. L., 27 Sep 1880

Wilson, Thos., 15 Jun 1881

Anderson, Thos. W., 25 Jly 1881

Anderson, Harberd E., 12 Nov 1883

Teddlie, John F., 11 Aug 1891

Frater, Benj. A. P., 15 May 1893

Garner, Rich'd., 9 Aug 1897

Harrison, May, 9 Jun 1904

McDonald, Almus L., 23 Jun 1915

White, Silas J., 1 Mar 1924

 

 

ROMNEY (Eastland)

Freeman, Thos. D., 30 Jun 1890

Discontinued 27 Aug 1894; papers to Cisco

(Re-established) Earnest, Wm. S., 2 Jan 1896

Freeman, Thos. D., 16 Mar 1898

Joiner, Frank W., 20 Oct 1909

Steward, Robt. L., 14 Apr 1910

Blackwell, Frankye D., 21 Aug 1914

Blackwell, Almus J., 20 Mar 1915

Harrelson, Archie E., 17 Jan 1917

Hall, Wm. H., 21 Mar 1921

Hunt, Velma B., 13 Jly 1922

Freeman, Thos. D., 11 Oct 1922

Discontinued 30 Apr 1931; mail to Rising Star

 

 

RUSTLER (Eastland)

Williams, Ed. B., 27 Jly 1905

Discontinued 30 Jun 1908; mail to Desdemona

 

 

SABANNO (Eastland)

Broyles, Jas. E., 14 Feb 1901

Pollock, John R., 20 Sep 1902 (Declined)

Wells, Robt. R., 1 Dec 1902

Crouch, Stephen D., 2 Jan 1904

Hollis, John R., 1 Mar 1907

Shell, Earle, 26 Sep 1907

Westerman, Guy, 29 Apr 1916

Boyd, Walter L., 21 Sep 1917 (Declined)

Discontinued 31 Dec 1917; mail to Nimrod

 

 

SALEM (Eastland)

Mallory, Lee E., 2 Oct 1900

Discontinued 25 Feb 1901; never in operation

 

 

SCRANTON (Eastland)

Peden, Cornelius R. M., 12 Jun 1891

Sprawls, Hiram R., 29 Jun 1893

Clements, Arie? E., 16 Dec 1893

Bradshaw, Wm. E., 4 Aug 1894

Lovelady, Joe S., 8 Nov 1895

Lovelady, Presley L., 1 Jly 1896

Gattis, Wm. L., 19 Dec 1896

Sprawls, Hiram R., 10 May 1899

Cook, Ira E., 30 Apr 1900

Cook, John T., 4 Apr 1905

Ray, Robt. L., 31 Aug 1909

Reese, Harvey D., 8 Jly 1918

Stell, Henrietta M., 9 Mar 1920 (Declined)

Fleming, Mary Lee, 9 Aug 1920

Williams, Mrs. Ephsa E., 17 Oct 1922

Ledbetter, Hubert, 27 Apr 1929

Boland, Mary, 3 Oct 1930

 

 

SHINOAK (Eastland)

Lee, Edwin F., 24 Oct 1888

Thomas, Hughes O., 15 Jly 1889

(Name cg'd to GORMAN, 20 Dec 1889)

 

 

STAFF (Eastland)

Taylor, Ferd. S., 22 Apr 1897

Castleberry, Geo. W., 5 Nov 1897

Earnest, Thos. J., 7 Oct 1901

White, David T., 18 Feb 1904

Brashear, Wm. L., 29 Jun 1906

Discontinued 30 Apr 1908; mail to Eastland

 

 

TANNER (Eastland)

Anderson, Wm. C., 14 May 1892

Messimer, Wm. D., 1 Oct 1892

Tanner, Zilla, 19 Oct 1896

Messimer, Virginia C., 11 Jan 1902

Mahan, Andrew J., 9 Dec 1905

Messimer, Wm. D., 1 Jun 1908

Discontinued 31 Mar 1910; mail to Strawn

 

 

TIFFIN (Eastland) (see also BULL CREEK)

Dulin, Bryant L., 8 Jly 1920

Hall, Wm. J., 10 Feb 1922

Hall, Mrs. W. J., 22 May 1922

Sanders, Fred B., 11 Jan 1923

Egan, Jas. C., 8 May 1924

Dalmasso, Frank P., 25 Feb 1926

Howell, Mrs. John T.[Grethal], 16 Jan 1928

Kenessow?, Lydia H., 27 Feb 1931

 

 

TUDOR (Eastland)

Lee, John A., 14 May 1900

Discontinued 14 Sep 1900; never in operation