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

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

 

ACREY (Erath)

Trewitt, Geo. W., 13 Nov 1890

McWhorter, Francis M., 16 Nov 1891

Simmons, C. P., 4 May 1893

Patterson, David J., 26 Jun 1893

Smith, T. M., 7 Dec 1893

(Order rescinded 8 Jan 1894)

Patterson, David J., 26 Jun 1893

Cg'd to IMMERMERE, 6 Oct 1894

 

 

ALEXANDER (Erath) (see also HARPERS MILL)

St. Clair, John D., 17 May 1881

Watson, John S., 1 Aug 1889

Harris, Mary M., 1 Aug 1893

Newsom, Henrietta, 28 Nov 1900

Baldwin, Edith L., 14 Mar 1902

Miller, Edith L., 29 Jly 1909

Hawk, Zula Zong, 4 Dec 1928

 

 

ALLARD (Erath)

Davis, Roberta A., 18 Jun 1895

Pinkerton, Jacob B., 14 Nov 1895

Discontinued 23 Jan 1896; papers to Stephenville

 

 

ALTMAN (Erath)

West, Noah H., 27 May 1899

Knowles, Wm. W., 6 Apr 1903

Jones, Carl T., 21 Jun 1905

Barmore, Larkin I., 30 Sep 1905

Whisenant, John D., 2 Jan 1906

Discontinued 30 Nov 1906; mail to Hico

 

 

ARMSTRONG (Erath)

Keith, John J., 26 Sep 1876

Keith, John M., 23 Apr 1878

Sechrist, Andrew, 19 May 1884

Keith, Wm. B., 6 Oct 1884

Dennington, Mrs. Farrellende? P., 29 Oct 1884

Sechrist, Andrew, 4 Sep 1886

Sechrist, Rhoda A., 5 Dec 1888

Discontinued 3 Sep 1891; papers to Highland

 

 

ATKINSON (Erath)

Nichols, Ida, 3 Aug 1901

Discontinued 15 Feb 1902; never in operation

 

 

BERLIN (Erath)

Settle, Adolph D., 10 Aug 1887

Pemberton, Kindred, 20 Jun 1888

Thomas, Robt. F., 18 Nov 1904 (Declined)

Discontinued 31 Jan 1905; mail to Topaz

 

 

BISHOP (Erath)

Harbin, John M., 5 Sep 1890

Cg'd to HARBIN, 21 May 1892

 

 

BLUFF DALE (Erath)

Freeman, Wesley N., 12 Dec 1877

Holt, Robt. T., 26 Jly 1886

Cox, Major Hiram, 6 Aug 1887

Holt, Robt. T., 26 Mar 1890

Williams, John T., 28 Apr 1897

Baber, Wm. L., 29 May 1905

Parr, Robt. C., 9 Jun 1920

Singleton, Mae G., 16 Sep 1920

Kitchen, Mae G., 30 Aug 1927 (Name cg'd by marriage)

Deaver, Lois B., 29 Sep 1927

 

 

BUNYAN (Erath)

Bostick, Jas. B., 26 Feb 1891

Crank, Benj. F., 4 Dec 1895

Gibbs, Wm., 4 Jun 1896

Sanders, Quinton R., 12 Sep 1896

Coney, Jackson H., 31 Oct 1900

Discontinued 14 May 1904; mail to Dublin

 

 

CHALK MOUNTAIN (Somervell, Erath)

Hamic, Jos. J., 15 Dec 1886

Howard, Lee B., 22 May 1894

Renner, John H., 17 Oct 1910

Renner, Mrs. M. Olo, 6 Oct 1914

Discontinued 15 Jly 1927; mail to Walnut Spgs

 

 

CLAIRETTE (Erath)

Johnson, Alwilda, 21 Dec 1892

McCarty, Geo. H., 4 Nov 1903

Mayfield, Allie, 29 Nov 1907

Reagor, John D., 4 Dec 1908

Turner, John F., 26 Feb 1912

Salmon, Geo. W., 4 Jun 1918

Salmon, Jos. B., 1 Apr 1918

 

 

COLBERT (Erath)

McDonald, Jas. S., 21 Dec 1893

Cg'd to PIZARRO, 13 Jly 1894

 

 

COWAN (Erath)

Williams, John T., 16 Jun 1888

Robinson, Jas. F., 4 May 1893

Cowan, Abner, 15 Oct 1901

Discontinued 27 Mar 1907; mail to Bluffdale

 

 

DILLARD (Erath)

Miller, Nathan R., 6 Nov 1903

Discontinued 31 Jly 1905; mail to Gordon

 

 

DUBLIN (Erath)

Oldham, Franklin C., 14 Jun 1875

Vaughan, W. G., 20 Nov 1882

Brown, Henry O., 22 Dec 1884

Arnold, Geo. N., 1 Aug 1889

Ray, John J., 28 Sep 1893

Weaver, Stephen J., 31 Mar 1898

Andrew, Henry H., 19 Feb 1903

Smith, Nicholas D., 16 Apr 1907

Abbe, W. E., 14 Jly 1916

Hallmark Sr., Willie R., 23 Aug 1921 (Acting postmaster)

 

 

DUFFAU (Erath)

Leech, Jas. Harvey, 13 Feb 1860

Leech, J. H., 12 Jly 1861 (CSA)

McCarty, Wm. C. V., 9 Aug 1866

Discontinued 31 Oct 1867

(Re-established) McCarty, Jos. J., 17 Dec 1867

Kaufman, Tedford I., 4 Dec 1868

Discontinued 22 Aug 1870

(Re-established) Edmonds, Frank, 19 Dec 1870

Tabor, Geo. W., 23 Feb 1875

Oldham, Dan'l. T., 19 Apr 1875

Hughart, Oltho W., 18 Jan 1881

Thompson, Thos. J., 11 Dec 1884

McClure, Adolphus B., 28 Feb 1888

Conine, Robt. E., 7 Oct 1890

Miller, Jesse W., 20 Jan 1892

(Order rescinded 26 Feb 1892)

Conine, Robt. E., 7 Oct 1890

Grimsley, Jas. M., 28 Sep 1892

Hearn, John W., 18 Apr 1893

Hearn, Mrs. Martha A., 7 Mar 1894

Ross, Robt. L., 29 May 1901 (Declined)

Elkins, Thos. M., 24 Aug 1901

Discontinued 30 Nov 1906; mail to Hico

(Re-established) Lackey, Jas. M., 29 Aug 1912

Elkins, Thos. M., 10 Jun 1918

Hollis, May A., 18 Apr 1925

Fallin, Paul, 15 Dec 1928

 

 

DUFFAU WELLS (Erath)

Davis, Fred M., 27 May 1884

Discontinued 25 Feb 1887?; papers to Duffau

 

 

ELMGROVE (Erath)

Underwood, Jas. H., 5 Jan 1903

Discontinued 30 Apr 1907; mail to Bluff Dale

 

 

ERATH (Erath)

Flanagin, John, 30 Jun 1858

Discontinued 14 Apr 1860

 

 

ESHMAN (Erath)

Garner, Ellie D., 22 Dec 1902

Discontinued 13 Feb 1904; papers to Exray

 

 

EXRAY (Erath)

Shelby, Geo. M., 1 Dec 1897

Kerr, Andrew A., 22 Oct 1904

Discontinued 30 Nov 1906; mail to Huckabay

 

 

HANNIBAL (Erath)

Settle, Adolph DeWitt, 28 May 1890

Settle, Julian P., 2 Dec 1890

Huckabay, Jos. E., 19 Nov 1891

Pinkerton, Orvil H., 6 May 1893

Smith, Cornelius M., 8 Dec 1894

Thornton, Thos. P., 7 Mar 1895

Discontinued 30 Mar 1901; papers to Exray

 

 

HARBIN (Erath) (see also BISHOP)

Harbin, John M., 21 May 1892

Raney, John R., 24 Jly 1903

Wallace, Milton M., 7 Mar 1907

Spratt, Fred D., 5 Jan 1909

Harbin, Radah E., 23 Jly 1910

Downey, Ethel, 15 Jun 1914

Discontinued 30 Nov 1917; mail to Dublin

 

 

HARPERS MILL (Erath)

St. Clair, John D., 21 Aug 1876

Cg'd to ALEXANDER, 17 May 1881

 

 

HIGHLAND (Erath)

Blackstock, John L., 6 May 1886

Garrison, Jas. M., 26 Sep 1900

Discontinued 14 May 1904; mail to Dublin

 

 

HORSESHOE (Erath)

Davis, Jas. J., 6 Mar 1888

Discontinued 7 Jan 1890; papers to Dublin

 

 

HUCKABAY (Erath)

Huckabay, John A., 17 May 1888

Warren, Jos. H., 18 Jun 1891

Wells, Thos. J., 26 Feb 1892

Clark, Geo. L., 2 May 1892

Huckabay, John A., 28 Apr 1893

Keahey, Martin E., 22 Jan 1895

Foster, W. H., 7 Aug 1897

Foster, Nancy Jane, 5 Oct 1897

Shelton, Geo. W., 19 Jan 1899

Hale, Chas. H., 11 Apr 1901

Huckabay, Jos. E., 25 Sep 1901

Pipes, Louis B., 4 Nov 1903

Cupp, Ballard, 28 Feb 1910

Cupp, Howard N., 4 Feb 1913

 

 

IMMERMERE (Erath) (see also ACREY)

Carman, Cyrus M., 6 Oct 1894

Discontinued 15 Jan 1907; mail to Stephenville

 

 

JOHNSON MINES (Erath)

Young, Fred. R., 1 May 1888

Cg'd to THURBER, 2 Jan 1889

 

 

JOHNSVILLE (Erath)

Martin, John Z?, 7 Jan 1901

Jackson, Judson W., 30 Aug 1902

Hurley, Dewildie L., 21 Nov 1905

Pillow, Mary F., 11 Mar 1908

Shaw, Jas. A. 16 Nov 1909

Beach, Elverton G., 18 Dec 1913

Cox, Dan'l. E., 5 Apr 1915

Cox, Arthur B., 25 Aug 1919

Belcher, Thos. W., 7 Mar 1922

 

 

LINGLEVILLE (Erath)

Campbell, Redick P., 6 Nov 1885

White, Warren S., 3 Oct 1890

Simer, Thos. J., 18 Jun 1891

Campbell, Redick P., 15 May 1893

Stokes, John B., 10 Jun 1897

Simer, Thos. J., 10 Jan 1901

Dailey, Jas. H., 19 Feb 1903

Parker, Wm. H., 29 Mar 1906

Thompson, Asher J., 22 Apr 1907

Smith, Sidney B., 7 Jan 1910

Morris, Jos. H., 4 Feb 1913

Wilcoxson, Geo. F., 14 Apr 1923

 

 

LOWELL (Erath)

Rogers, John W., 15 Dec 1893

Fair, Thos. J., 9 Jan 1897

Hilliard, Wm. B., 21 Feb 1902

Discontinued 31 Aug 1907; mail to Dublin

 

 

MILLERVILLE (Erath)

Jordan, Thos. H., 17 May 1905

Discontinued 30 Sep 1905; mail to Hico

 

 

MORGAN MILL (Erath) (see also MORGAN'S MILL)

Hancock, Jas. B., 13 Jan 1892

Allison, Jas. A., 13 Apr 1892

Burroughs, Wm., 7 Jly 1892

Burroughs, Chas. S., 27 Dec 1901

Mason, Lola S., 1 Dec 1917

 

 

MORGAN'S MILL (Erath)

Andrews, Royston, 1 Aug 1877

Cody?/Colley?, Wm. S., 8 Jan 1878

Brooks, C. C., 26 Jan 1880

Morgan, Geo., 11 Mar 1880

Davis, Amanson E., 1 Feb 1881

Billingsley, John, 3 Aug 1881

Yates, Henry, 9 Feb 1882

Brooks, Chris. C., 29 Sep 1884

Allison, John W., 11 Jly 1890

Cg'd to MORGAN MILL, 13 Jan 1892

 

 

OGAN (Erath)

Ogan, Hannah, 6 Nov 1903 or 15 Jan 1904

Discontinued 30 Apr 1904; mail to Stephenville

 

 

PATILO (Erath)

Johnson, Geo. W., 20 Apr 1892

McClesky, Jas. M., 11 Jun 1895

Ator, Nepolian B., 27 Jan 1900

Bond, John S., 6 Mar 1905

Discontinued 14 Jly 1906

 

 

PALUXY (Erath)

Robinson, Wm., 29 Jun 1858

Discontinued 2 Mar 1860

[Apparently re-established]

Cheek, Pendleton, 24 Jan 1862 (CSA)

 

 

PIGEON (Erath)

Kemp, Albert L., 13 Nov 1896

Discontinued 18 Nov 1898; papers to Stephenville

(Re-established) Long, Tobias I., 22 Mar 1900

Discontinued 15 Apr 1907; mail to Stephenville

 

 

PIZARRO (Erath) (see also COLBERT)

McDonald, Jas. S., 13 Jly 1894

McDonald, John C., 13 Nov 1896

Logwood, Wm. T?/G?, 2 Nov 1898

Tinnin, Wm. L., 14 Mar 1902 (Declined)

Hurley, Delwildie L., 11 Jly 1902

Beach, E. G., 28 May 1904 (Declined)

Robinson, Jas. W., 18 Jly 1904

Ramsay, Jas. F., 1 Mar 1905

Evans, Arthur J., 12 Mar 1906

Perry, Wm. T., 3 Apr 1907

McDonald, Martha B., 1 Jly 1908 (Declined)

Discontinued 15 Oct 1908; mail to Johnsville

 

 

PURVES (Erath)

Conner, Jesse G., 13 Sep 1897

Simmons, John T., 21 Aug 1901

White, Thos. J., 1 Feb 1907

Discontinued 31 May 1907; mail to Dublin

 

 

ROCK FALLS (Erath)

Belcher, Thos. J., 22 Jun 1875

Discontinued 24 Oct 1883; mail to Stephenville

(Re-established) Belcher, Thos. J., 11 Jan 1884

Discontinued 13 Jly 1889; papers to Cowan

 

 

ROCKY (Erath)

Westfall, Jas. I., 14 May 1872

Discontinued 20 Oct 1874

 

 

SALEM (Erath)

McEntire, Albert, 6 Nov 1903

Weeks, Gilbert B., 31 Dec 1903

Discontinued 2 Jan 1907; mail to Hico

(Order rescinded ___? Dec 1906

Weeks, Gilbert B., 31 Dec 1903

Jackson, Wm. F., 8 Dec 1906

Discontinued 31 May 1907; mail to Hico

 

 

SAPOAK (Erath)

Nichols, Miles H., 8 Feb 1904

Discontinued 30 Nov 1905; mail to Morgan Mill

 

 

SELDEN (Erath)

Mosley, Henry, 18 Feb 1886

Gentry, Wm. H., 5 Nov 1890

Payne, Tom, 3 Oct 1896

Discontinued 15 Apr 1907; mail to Stephenville

 

 

SHILOH (Erath)

Davenport, Wm., 1 Apr 1879

Purdom, J. W., 7 Apr 1881

Discontinued 17 May 1881

 

 

SISK (Erath)

Long, Wm. T., 13 Mar 1903

Long, Annie, 15 Dec 1914

Discontinued 31 Oct 1921; mail to Johnsville

 

 

SKIPPER'S GAP (Erath)

Davis, Jas., 26 Sep 1876

Skipper, Wm., 5 Feb 1877

Thompson, Thos. J., 19 Aug 1878

Maggard, John H., 21 Jan 1884

Little, Mrs. Eliz. F., 27 Feb 1884

Oliver, Jeff'n. D., 14 Jan 1886

Wickline, Giles A., 9 Jun 1886

Skippers, John H. F., 7 Dec 1886

Discontinued 4 Jan 1887; papers to Selden

(Re-established) Beach, Etta B., 13 Apr 1888

Singleton, Wm. R., 11 Feb 1890 (C)

Cg'd to SKIPPERS GAP, 9 Oct 1893

 

 

SKIPPERS GAP (Erath) (see also SKIPPER'S GAP)

Skipper, Frances, 9 Oct 1893

Skipper, Amanda D., 20 Aug 1895

Discontinued 31 Mar 1908; mail to Johnsville

 

 

SQUAW CREEK (Erath)

Dickson, Jas. A., 11 May 1859

Scarborough, Silas, 14 Aug 1861 (CSA)

Discontinued 23 Jan 1867

 

 

STEPHENVILLE (Erath)

Stephen, John M., 28 Jly 1857

Tester, Thos., 26 Feb 1858

Dooly, J. T., 19 Aug 1858

Carter, Hamilton W., 8 Feb 1859

Lester, A. Y., 17 Oct 1859

Megonigal, John, 13 Dec 1859

Liebman, Martin, 29 May 1860 or 61 [resigned]

Liebman, Martin, 12 Jly 1861 (CSA)

Gibbs, John A., 17 Jan 1862 (CSA)

Blythe, Thos. J., 10 Apr 1866

McMickle, Martin T., 5 Oct 1868

Thornton, Erastus C., 20 Oct 1871

Keith, Stephen P., 7 Feb 1873

Schmick, Jas. P., 20 Oct 1873

Hart, Benj. F., 24 Feb 1874

Keith, Martin L., 19 Jun 1874

Berry, Stephen O., 26 Dec 1877

Chapman, John C., 25 Jly 1881

Jones, Elisha B.,4 Nov 1885

Hyman, Susie P. 20 Aug 1889

Christian, Wm. H., 9 Nov 1901

Perry, L. H., 8 Mar 1911

Knight, Geo. P., 17 Jun 1913

Howell, Evan S., 23 Dec 1922

Perry, Turner H., 4 May 1927 (Acting postmaster)

 

 

TEMPEST (Erath)

Williams, Ed. B., 29 Jan 1903

Brown, Wm. B., 13 Apr 1905

Discontinued 14 Sep 1905; mail to Exray

(Order rescinded 7 Sep 1905)

Brown, Wm. B., 13 Apr 1905

Burch, Jos. B., 16 Nov 1905 (Declined)

Discontinued 15 Jan 1906; mail to Exray

 

 

THURBER (Erath) (see also JOHNSON MINES)

Young, Fred. R., 2 Jan 1889

Cronk, Frank S., 20 May 1889

Ready, Walter C., 30 Jun 1893

Gordon, Wm. F., 21 Apr 1894

Guthrie, Thos. A. 28 Mar 1901

McKinnon, Robt., 25 Apr 1906

Guest, Lottie, 29 Dec 1912 (Acting postmaster)

Boyd, W. P., 25 Jly 1913

Plummer, John, 29 Mar 1922

 

 

TOPAZ (Erath)

Garrison, Jas. M., 12 Sep 1890

Bowen, Wilson P., 25 Mar 1891

Ervin, Jas. H., 7 May 1896

Allen, Robt. L., 17 Nov 1896

Bostick, Wm. A., 19 Apr 1899

Bowen, Jesse N., 24 Jun 1899

Elrod, Jeffry E., 1 Mar 1905

Discontinued 30 May 1907; mail to Lingleville

 

 

VICTOR (Erath)

Wharton, Joel W., 15 Dec 1890

Denton, John B., 9 Apr 1892

Blassingame, Wm. T., 9 Sep 1892

Smith, Robt. S., 13 Oct 1893

Keith, Gabriel, 8 Oct 1894

Peeples, Howel B., 11 Dec 1894

Wharton, Joel W., 14 Nov 1895

Clifton, Robt. L., 5 Jun 1905

Moore, Otho H., 18 Dec 1906

Clendenin, Chas. E., 11 Jly 1907

Discontinued 31 Aug 1907; mail to DeLeon

 

 

WENONA (Erath)

McKinney, Milam, 9 Dec 1875

Discontinued 25 Jan 1878

 

 

WYLIEVILLE (Erath)

Harding, Sam'l. D., 7 Jly 1879

Discontinued 2 May 1881

(Re-established) Wylie, Thos. S., 10 Jly 1884

Discontinued 2 Oct 1885; mail to Stephenville