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

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POSTMASTERS & POST OFFICES OF
FORT BEND COUNTY, TEXAS
1846 - 1930

 

ARCOLA (Fort Bend) (see also MALVERN)

Dering?, Wm. D., 22 Feb 1869

Discontinued 12 Aug 1869

(Re-established) Jones, Jas. S., 22 Jly 1872

Smart, Jos., 22 Apr 1873

Discontinued 11 Jly 1873

(Re-established) Jueger, Francis, 22 Jun 1874

Cessna, Green K., 15 Aug 1878

deManade, Paul, 31 Aug 1880

Discontinued 7 Jan 1884; mail to Duke

(Re-established) Wood, Wm. G., 8 Apr 1897

Discontinued 14 Sep 1907; mail to Duke

(Re-established) Leishman, Peter M., 31 Oct 1911

Eilers, Lula M., 22 Dec 1913

Keir, Frank O., 23 Nov 1917

Thatcher, Myrtie E., 9 Jan 1920

Discontinued 15 Nov 1920; mail to Iowa Colony

 

 

BEASLEY (Fort Bend)

Cates, John C., 13 May 1898

Speed, Martin L., 15 Nov 1899

Smith, Clarence W., 7 Feb 1902

Hodge Jr., Oliver J., 4 Aug 1906

Krause, Herman A., 13 Feb 1914

 

 

BIG CREEK (Fort Bend)

Ragsdale, John D., 22 May 1846

Phillips, Sidney, 9 Feb 1848

Pilant, Geo. B., 29 Jan 1850

Pilant, Geo. B., 5 Aug 1861 (CSA)

Beard, Andrew J., 18 Oct 1864 (CSA)

Rhodes, D. P., 17 Jly 1866

Discontinued 1 Jly 1867

 

 

BOOTH (Fort Bend)

Tevis, Frank F., 21 Mar 1894

Booth, Freeman I., 28 Dec 1894

Booth, Tom R., 23 Oct 1931

 

 

CLAUDINE (Fort Bend)

Brittain, Jas. H., 12 Apr 1893

Cg'd to CLODINE, 6 Jun 1893

 

 

CLEAR LAKE (Fort Bend)

Perry, Dan'l., 8 Feb 1849

Discontinued 17 Nov 1851

 

 

CLEVELAND (Fort Bend)

Chilton, Frank B., 6 Sep 18___?

Discontinued 14 Apr 1873

[Apparently re-established]

Chilton, Frank B., 1 Apr 1879

Briscoe, Jas. P., 8 May 1879

Discontinued 27 Oct 1879

 

 

CLODINE (Fort Bend) (see also CLAUDINE)

Brittain, Jas. H., 12 Apr 1893

Hassank, John E., 15 Feb 1895

Fitzsimmons, Thos., 5 Aug 1899

McCord, A. H., 31 Mar 1902 (Failed to qualify)

Cain, John R., 22 Dec 1902

Weller, Lizzie A., 28 Jun 1907

Weller, Wm. J., 29 Oct 1914

Ternus, Joe, 19 Aug 1916

Ransom, Elmore W., 4 Aug 1919

Weller, Wm. J., 6 Jun 1925

Wessendorff, Robt. E. Lee, 14 Jun 1926

Buls, Geo. A., 13 Jun 1928

Robinowitz, Ben, 4 Nov 1930

 

 

COALSON (Fort Bend)

Chambers, Wm. J., 6 Mar 1894

Discontinued 31 May 1904; mail to Stafford

 

 

CRABB (Fort Bend)

Johnson, Sidney W., 28 Nov 1894

Jones, Ernest, 28 Jun 1897

Capart, Wm. T., 27 Aug 1898

Discontinued 31 Jan 1899; papers to Richmond

(Re-established) Fields, Henry, 9 May 1899

Discontinued 30 Feb 1900; not in operation

 

 

DAMON'S MILLS (Fort Bend)

Conway, Wm., 22 May 1846

Discontinued 19 Aug 1847

 

 

DEWALT (Fort Bend)

Jackson, Chas. H., 9 Apr 1898

Loewnecker?, Chas., 24 Sep 1900

Bertrand, Ed. G., 5 Jly 1901

Guild, Walter S., 22 Apr 1904

Trammell, Henry L., 2 Feb 1905

Dew, Geo. L., 1 Jun 1910

 

 

DUKE (Fort Bend)

Fenn, John R., 16 Nov 1883

Discontinued 28 Jly 1891; papers to Thompson's

(Re-established) Adams, Harrison Z., 17 Aug 1891

Mills, Wm. L., 7 Oct 1892

Fenn, John R., 5 Dec 1893

Kennon, Jas. D., 6 Jan 1902

McKeever, May F., 16 Aug 1906

McKeever, Jas. J., 29 Oct 1914

Discontinued 31 May 1918; mail to Arcola

(Re-established) Kennon, Annie S., 1 Jly 1921

(Modified 27 Dec 1922; mail to Iowa Colony)

Discontinued 31 Dec 1922; mail to Thompson

 

 

FAIRCHILDS (Fort Bend)

Fojt, Frank J., 9 Feb 1912

Blaha, John L., 10 May 1913

Gasch, Fred'k. W., 3 Jun 1915

Discontinued 29 Jun 1918; mail to Richmond

 

 

FOSTER (Fort Bend)

Bullwinkel, Henry, 18 Jly 1882

Hunken, John C., 12 Jun 1888

Rosenbush, Walter, 30 Mar 1901

Rosenbush, Hallie L., 2 Oct 1915

Glick, Louis H., 17 Dec 1921

Rosenbush, Walter, 11 Nov 1927

 

 

FRESNO (Fort Bend)

Keir, Frank O., 31 May 1910

Welschinger, Phelandie, 30 Oct 1913

Kier, Frank O., 19 Oct 1914

Hanshaw, Cora L., 6 Mar 1917

Renfrow, Clyde B., 19 Sep 1917

Taylor, Harry L., 20 Nov 1923

 

 

FULSHEAR (Fort Bend)

Wimberly, Julius C., 30 Sep 1880

Discontinued 28 Mar 1881

[Apparently re-established]

Ford, Wm. M., 26 Mar 1890

Seay, Wm. M., 25 Jly 1890

Quinn, Jas. H., 9 Dec 1890

Nesbitt, Wm. L., 17 Mar 1894

Briscoe, Leigh A., 9 May 1904

Avis, Lucy Briscoe, 10 Jly 1928

Bentley, Minnie B., 3 Jun 1929

 

 

GASTON (Fort Bend)

Garrett, Geo. G., 9 Apr 1900

Draper, Warren C., 18 Apr 1901

Discontinued 30 Nov 1920; mail to Richmond

 

 

GERMANIA (Fort Bend)

Cesinger, Geo. V., 11 Apr 1892

Discontinued 19 Jun 1895; never in operation

 

 

GUY (Fort Bend)

Rowland, Orr, 31 May 1898

Peterson, Vincent L., 6 Mar 1900

Evans, Jas. W., 23 Jan 1901

Sampson, Julian E., 30 Aug 1902

Thiel, Charlie A., 4 May 1914

Foss, Rudolph G., 6 Jly 1915

Discontinued 3 Aug 1918; mail to Needville

(Re-established) Foss, Rudolph G., 21 Nov 1919

 

 

HANSON (Fort Bend)

Smith, Wm. B., 27 Mar 1888

Armstrong, Geo. W., 12 Jly 1895

Discontinued 30 Apr 1915; mail to Needville

 

 

HARLEM (Fort Bend)

Houston, W. L., 20 Jly 1888

Pearson, Ed. A., 11 Apr 1889

Shook, Oliver S., 26 Nov 1889 (C)

Shook, Thos. H., 25 Mar 1891

Cowgill, Jas. O., 28 Dec 1894

Frost, Harry H., 10 Sep 1903 (Failed to qualify)

Douglass, Wm. M., 28 Apr 1904

Reading, Geo. A., 17 Apr 1906

Jolly, Henry A., 1 Nov 1906 (Declined)

Johnson, S. McL., 21 Feb 1907 (Declined)

Discontinued 31 Aug 1907; mail to Richmond

 

 

HELINORA (Fort Bend)

Voss, Henry, 31 Aug 1881

Haley Jr., Henry H., 28 Jun 188__?

Cg'd to THOMPSON'S, 17 Oct 1888

 

 

HOBBY (Fort Bend)

Bulsovski?, Billie C., 14 Feb 1921

Rodgers, Mrs. Jas. G., 5 May 1924

Rodgers, Mary F., 1 Aug 1924

Goetsch, Mrs. Leonard R., 11 Jan 1928

Goetsch, Mildred H., 30 Jan 1929

Brown, Mrs. Lloyd A., 22 May 1929

Brown, Mrs. Jean I., 10 Dec 1929

 

 

HODGE'S BEND (Fort Bend)

Hodge, A., 22 May 1846

Crump, John W., 28 Sep 1857

Cg'd to SUGAR LAND, 17 Dec 1858

 

 

HOUSE (Fort Bend)

Smith, Wm. L., 23 Jan 1909

Dunnam, Geo. L., 21 Sep 1909

Smith, Wm. L., 19 Nov 1910

Carroll, John W., 29 Feb 1912

Kennon, Annie S., 17 Dec 1919

Boyer, Jas. Q., 16 Sep 1920

Discontinued 14 May 1921; mail to Juliff

 

 

IMPERIAL (Fort Bend) (see also SARTARTIA)

Ulrich, Gus., 4 Mar 1908

(Order rescinded 2 Jun 1908)

[Apparently cg'd back to SARTARTIA]

 

 

JULIFF (Fort Bend)

Juliff, John, 26 Sep 1891

Barbee, Gussie, 19 Oct 1905

Dickson, David C., 16 Apr 1907

Discontinued 31 Oct 1908; mail to Duke

(Re-established) Dickson, David C., 11 Mar 1914

 

 

KENDLETON (Fort Bend)

Williams, Benj. F., 15 Apr 1884

Randle, Hamilton F., 20 Jan 1885

Blakely, Jas. M., 28 Jan 1888

Goss, Wm. R., 8 Jan 1890

Matthews, Thos. W., 11 Feb 1891

Pres(t)on, Lansford O., 1 Apr 1892

Smith, Josie W., 16 Dec 1897

Phipps, Alex. F., 30 Sep 1901

Ogilby, Hugh J., 23 May 1907 (Declined)

(Order rescinded 13 Aug 1907)

Phipps, Alex. F., 30 Sep 1901

Discontinued 29 Oct 1907; mail to Beasley

(Order rescinded 20 Nov 1907)

Scott, Jas. H., 20 Nov 1907

Howard, Henry K.,6 Oct 1913

Darst, Homer N., 14 Jly 1915

Emerson, Wm. B., 25 Jan 1924

Hardey, Rodney J., 10 Jan 1928

Emerson, Osie B., 12 May 1928

Howard, Clarence M., 5 Feb 1931

 

 

MALVERN (Fort Bend)

Allen, Eugene M., 25 Nov 1893

Wood, Wm. G., 18 Jly 1894

Cg'd to ARCOLA, 8 Apr 1897

 

 

MISSOURI CITY (Fort Bend)

Watts, Wm. F., 21 Aug 1897

Day, Ida, 21 Jan 1901

Day, Jos. v., 24 Nov 1902

(Order rescinded 11 Mar 1903)

Day, Ida, 21 Jan 1901

Robinson, Wyman, 9 May 1904

Dew, Hugh S., 3 Apr 1905

McGar, Ed., 14 Jly 1910

Robinson, E. R., 1 Aug 1911

Smith, Ada V., 15 May 1917

Smith, Eugene B., 3 Aug 1920

Smith, Ada V., 30 Jun 1922

Rockwell, Sam'l., 21 Jan 1927

Suggs, Pearl, 21 Dec 1930 (Acting ad lib)

Robinson, Ed. R., 10 Nov 1931

 

 

NEEDVILLE (Fort Bend)

Schendel, Aug., 14 Apr 1894

Winston, Johnnie, 18 Apr 1898

Schendel, Aug., 31 Oct 1901

Meyer, Herman, 12 Feb 1904

Lehman, Wm. F., 18 Jly 1911

Snedecor, Chas. I., 11 Aug 1924 (Acting postmaster)

 

 

ORCHARD (Fort Bend)

Chenoweth, Wm. S., 12 Apr 1893

Graves, John T., 16 Aug 1894

Gray, Jas. N., 8 Apr 1896

Ferris, Fred M., 29 Nov 1898

Wall, John L., 23 Dec 1899

Gray, Jas. N., 9 Dec 1901

Davis, Ed. L., 29 May 1902

Rhodes, Reca G., 10 Sep 1903

Williams, Frank L., 9 Mar 1905

Aylor, Geo. E., 2 Jan 1906 (Declined)

Aylor, Henry H., 24 Feb 1906

Corl, Jas. T., 7 Aug 1907

Vaughn, Chas. C., 16 Oct 1911

Barwick, Jas. F., 17 Jan 1913

Norvick, Jacob, 15 Mar 1919

Losack, Emilia, 25 Jan 1922

Akers?, Mrs. Emilia L., 8 Jun 1925 (Name cg'd by marriage)

Busch, Alvina, 5 Nov 1926

Lindsey, Alvina B., 23 Dec 1926 (Name cg'd by marriage)

Walger, Walter B., 23 Apr 1927

Poorman, Dorcas E., 22 Nov 1928

Aylor, Dorcas E., 17 Sep 1930 (Name cg'd by marriage)

 

 

PITTSVILLE (Fort Bend)

Upton, Mrs. Lucy, 31 May 1870

Discontinued 25 Oct 1871

(Re-established) Upton, Mrs. Lucy, 20 Nov 1871

Russell, Thos. M., 5 Mar 1873

Discontinued 24 Apr 1873

(Re-established) Axson, Cliff., 20 Sep 1877

Miller, Warren, 26 Apr 1880

Sims, Wm., 25 Jan 1881

Miller, Warren, 1Oct 1884

Robinson, Wade M., 8 Jun 1888

Discontinued 28 May 1889; papers to Leslie, Waller County

 

 

RICETON (Fort Bend)

Blunt, Fred P., 16 Jun 1902

Lyons, H. H., 8 Sep 1903 (Failed to qualify)

Hill, Jesse W., 9 Feb 1904

Discontinued 30 Mar 1907; mail to Arcola

 

 

RICHMOND (Fort Bend)

Owen, Allen G., 22 May 1846

Massey, Jos., 9 Oct 1846

Johnson, Sam., 23 Dec 1850

Tracy, Harmond, 8 Feb 1851

Lutz, Alex. F., 6 Feb 1852

Lum, Milton, 22 Nov 1854

Koneman, Augustus C., 22 Feb 1855

Ferguson, David, 24 Jan 1856

Ferguson, David, 12 Jly 1861 (CSA)

(Reappointed [by U. S. Govt.] 30 Oct 1865)

Higham, Mrs. Matilda, 15 May 1866

Sutherland, Jas., 11 Apr 1867

Lockenby, Wm., 29 May 1867

Garwood, John L., 28 Jan 1868

Felder, Gustave A., 11 Apr 1870

Ferguson, David, 30 Jan 1874

Earnest, Mrs. Leann E., 11 Apr 1882

Ferguson, Miss Dora A., 14 Nov 1882

Somerville, Henry L., 24 Mar 1890

Kennon, Annie S., 19 Jan 1911 (Acting postmaster)

Hannon, Tolbert, 17 Jly 1911

Bell, Frank P., 23 Jun 1915

Hannon, Tolbert, 3 Apr 1924

 

 

ROSENBERG (Fort Bend)

Ham, Holman T., 1 Nov 1881

E__ells, John, 25 May 1882

Discontinued 11 Dec 1882; mail to Richmond

(Re-established) Earnest, Leeann E., 2 Mar 1883

Hill, Miss Kate, 14 May 1883

Discontinued 18 Jly 1883; mail to Richmond

(Re-established) Ziegelmeyer, Alfred, 1 Dec 1884

Brown, Benj. R., 14 Jan 1886

Ruff, Harvey P., 21 Aug 1897

Meyer, Henry A., 10 Jan 1900

Meyer, Lee H., 13 Aug 1906

Heard, S. R., 18 Sep 1913

Beyer, Herman, 27 May 1919 (Acting postmaster)

Snedecor, Gayle T., 7 Aug 1923 (Acting postmaster)

 

 

SARTARTIA (Fort Bend) (see also SUGAR LAND [1])

Ellis, Littlebury A., 18 Jun 1886

Ellis, Emmett A., 16 Jan 1897

Ellis, Caswell G., 4 Oct 1899

Discontinued 29 Jan 1902; papers to Richmond

(Order rescinded 18 ___ 1902)

Ellis, Caswell G., 4 Oct 1899

Discontinued 15 Oct 1902; papers to Richmond

(Re-established) Riddick, Chas. W., 23 Jun 1903

LeRibens, Chas., 17 Feb 1904 (Declined)

Spencer, Edgar E., 28 Apr 1904

McGaughey, John C., 3 Feb 1905

Ellis, Emmette A., 29 Mar 1907 (Failed to qualify)

Cg'd to IMPERIAL, 4 Mar 1908

[Apparently cg'd back to SARTARTIA]

Discontinued 15 Jun 1908; mail to Sugarland

(Re-established) Addison, Amos K., 9 Aug 1912

Hill, Thos. E., 17 Oct 1914

Discontinued 20 Nov 1917; mail to Sugarland

 

 

SIMONTON (Fort Bend)

Williams, Alonzo, 30 Mar 1894

McGehee, Andrew B., 13 Mar 1895

Warren, R. W., 25 May 1898

Johnson, Jasper D., 23 Aug 1898

Bassett, Clement N., 1? Mar 1899

Robertson, Lewis A., 2 Oct 1901

Purviance, Sam'l. D., 4 Aug 1906

Milner, Andrew J., 22 May 1909

Mullins, Thompson L., 3 Mar 1910

Campbell, Walter W., 27 Dec 1912

Briscoe, Mattie J., 28 Apr 1915

Craig, Mattie, 12 May 1919

 

 

SMADA (Fort Bend)

Adams, Frank L., 1 May 1913

Discontinued 15 Jun 1917; mail to Stafford

 

 

STAFFORD (Fort Bend) (see also STAFFORDSVILLE and STAFFORD'S POINT)

Gossett, Mrs. Lorohama, 26 Feb 1869

Hartney, Mrs. Lorohama, 12 Jan 1874

Fowler, Phil. B., 21 Apr 1874

Discontinued 20 Jly 1875

(Re-established) Fowler, Jesse C., 2 Oct 1876

Fowler, Philip B., 23 Mar 1883

Crane, Ephraim J., 5 Jan 1885

Kelley, Margret, 30 Dec 1886

Fowler, Mary E., 14 Feb 1888

Keegan, Ebbie J., 15 Nov 1889 (C)

Sanders, Henry, 23 Aug 1892

(Order rescinded 15 Sep 1892)

Keegan, Ebbie J., 15 Nov 1889

Watts, Wm. F., 31 Jly 1893

Watts, Annie L., 27 Apr 1897

Cooper, Mabel, 3 Mar 1899

Cochran, Wm. B., 20 May 1901

Discontinued 15 Apr 1918; mail to Missouri City

(Re-established) Lavery, Carl C., 11 Apr 1929

 

 

STAFFORDSVILLE (Fort Bend) (see also STAFFORD'S POINT)

Gossett, Mrs. S. T., 5 Jan 1869

Cg'd to STAFFORD, 26 Feb 1869

 

 

STAFFORD'S POINT (Fort Bend)

Cottell, Sam'l. 16 Mar 1854

Discontinued 22 Feb 1855

[Apparently re-established]

Fisher, John, 29 Jan 1858

Fisher, John, 12 Jly 1861 (CSA)

(Re-appointed [by U. S. Govt.] 13 Feb 1866)

Clark, Mrs. Mary H., 25 Jly 1866

Discontinued 11 Feb 1867

(Re-established) Lane, Geo. M., 5 Aug 1867

Discontinued 9 Sep 1868

(Re-established) Ogden, T. H., 5 Oct 1868

Cg'd to STAFFORDSVILLE, 5 Jan 1869

 

 

SUGAR LAND [1] (Fort Bend) (see also HODGE'S BEND)

Crump, John W., 16 Dec 1858

Dunlavy, Henry, 24 Mar 1859

Dunlevey, H., 21 Feb 1862 (CSA)

Nolan, Frank M., 5 Feb 1866

Gilbert, Stephen, 11 Jan 1872

Discontinued 1 Oct 1873

(Re-established) Pettus, Wm. G., 9 Mar 1874

Pettus, Wm. G., 9 Mar 1874

Dunlevy, Nelson B., 7 Oct 1875

Bass, Allen G., 17 Mar 1879

Lomox, Eugene B., 25 Jan 1881

Ellis, Littlebery A., 8 Dec 1885

Cg'd to SARTARTIA, 18 Jan 1886

 

 

SUGARLAND [2] (Fort Bend)

Morrow, Walter K., 28 Feb 1890 (C)

Brahan, Haywood, 13 Feb 1892

Morrow, Walter K., 23 Nov 1897

Cunningham, Ed. B., 7 Aug 1899

Henry, Brooke T., 14 Feb 1900

Dolfino, Paul, 26 Sep 1905

Brahan, Robt. W., 28 Jly 1906

Truly, Kuwa V., 28 Aug 1908

Crittenden, Wilard R., 14 Mar 1910

Watson, Annie, 27 Aug 1913

Iiams, Nena M., 6 Jan 1927 (Acting postmaster)

 

 

TAVENER (Fort Bend)

Morrison, Sam'l. E., 2 Dec 1910

 

 

THOMPSON'S (Fort Bend) (see also HELINORA)

Haley Jr., Henry H., 17 Oct 1888

Slavin, John L., 27 Dec 1888

Slavin, Jas. W., 11 Jun 1895

Hampil, Julius W., 17 Apr 1915

 

 

VOSSVILLE (Fort Bend)

Cassil, Jas., 12 Apr 1880

Discontinued 3 Aug 1880