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

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POSTMASTERS & POST OFFICES OF
FREESTONE COUNTY, TEXAS
1850 - 1930

 

AVANT (Freestone)

Brewer, Jas. W., 22 Jan 1853

Discontinued 21 Nov 1853

[Apparently re-established]

White, Geo. W., 7 Jan 1884

Ham, W. G., 25 Sep 1882

Discontinued 16 Jan 1885; mail to Luna

 

 

BATY (Freestone)

Baty, Ezekiel I. I., 24 May 1899

Discontinued 24 Oct 1899; never in operation

[Apparently re-established]

Baty, Ezekiel I. I., 4 Jun 1901

Beene, Jas. A., 8 Aug 1902

Discontinued 15 Feb 1905; mail to Mills

 

 

BEENE (Freestone)

Peyton, Ephraim H., 18 Dec 1896

Savage, Mary L., 14 Mar 1898

Bishop, John, 8 Aug 1902 (Declined)

Lindsey, Andrew J., 27 Apr 1903

Discontinued 15 Feb 1905; mail to Mills

 

 

BLACK'S STORE (Freestone)

Parrish, Lucian B., 13 Nov 1871

Discontinued 19 Jly 1877

 

 

BLUNT (Freestone)

Lee, Jos. E., 11 Jun 1900

Lee, Reuben A., 24 Aug 1903

Richardson, Jas. C., 10 Mar 1906

Discontinued 31 Dec 1908; mail to Young

 

 

BONNER (Freestone)

Bonner, W. E., 6 Apr 1880

Knight, John R., 13 Jly 1880

Bonner, Walter B., 7 May 1883

Anderson, W. R., 30 Jan 1884

Bonner, Wm. E., 11 Feb 1884

Carlton, John B., 21 Aug 1897

Harriss, Leonard, 11 Jly 1898

Discontinued 20 Sep 1898; papers to Israel

(Re-established) Campbell, Eugene B., 19 Mar 1900

Johnson, Wm. W., 4 Jan 1905, (Declined)

Myers, Lizzie M., 25 Apr 1905 (Declined)

Discontinued 14 Oct 1905; mail to Wortham

 

 

BOWLING (Freestone)

Smith, Jos. E., 9 Mar 1900

Smith, Wm., 30 Nov 1900

Discontinued 14 Sep 1905; mail to Butler

 

 

BREWER (Freestone)

Headlee, Emmet, 30 Jun 1880

Herring, W. G., 5 Dec 1882

Headlee, Emmet, 2 Jan 1883

Thomas, Jerome E., 18 Jun 1883

Sawyer, Jas. D., 26 May 1884

King, Gordon, 8 Jan 1892

Cg'd to TEAGUE, 20 Apr 1906

 

 

BUTLER (Freestone) (see also WEST POINT)

Gill, John T., 23 May 1856

Gill, John T., 5 Aug 1861 (CSA)

Discontinued 23 Jan 1867

[Apparently re-established]

Bell, Chas. A., 18 Dec 1868

Fleming, John, 20 Sep 1869

Gorman, John W., 8 Jun 1871

Henry, Conrad, 16 May 1872

Hammett, J. M., 23 Nov 1875

Henry, Conrad, 13 Mar 1876

Looney, Wm. R., 5 Jan 1880

Lane, Willard C., 18 Sep 1882

Cornwell, Chris C., 25 May 1893

Ivy, Nara O., 1 May 1902

Killough, Richmond H., 30 Jan 1903 (Declined)

Wood, Wm. S., 7 Apr 1903

Franklin, Wm. S., 19 Jan 1905

Duncan, John W., 12 Oct 1907

Killaugh, Richmond H., 1 Jly 1909

Discontinued 16 May 1914; mail to Oakwood

(Re-established) Franklin, John C., 26 Jun 1915

Discontinued 31 Aug 1916; mail to Oakwood

 

 

COBB (Freestone)

Missildine, Wm. H., 2 Jun 1893

Discontinued 4 Dec 1896; papers to Young

 

 

COTTON GIN (Freestone)

Wills, Jas. S., 17 Nov 1851

Storey, Julius W., 18 Feb 1858

Storey, Julius W., 12 Jly 1861 (CSA)

Ficklin, Miss Mattie, 2 Jly 1866

Roark, R. W., 9 Sep 1867

Headlee, Emmett, 20 Dec 1870

Roberts, Matt. E., 10 Mar 1871

Storey, Julius W., 15 Jly 1878

Ramsey, Thos. C., 11 Mar 1890 (C)

Cg'd to COTTONGIN, 1896 [all given]

 

 

COTTONGIN (Freestone) (see also COTTON GIN)

Ramsey, Thos. C., 1896 [all given]

Lee, Jos. W., 5 Mar 1900 (Declined)

Sims, Jos. H., 27 Mar 1900

Discontinued 30 Jun 1908; mail to Mexia

 

 

COUTCHMAN (Freestone)

Stubbs, Wm. T., 15 Jan 1894

Bland, Wm. C., 13 Feb 1901

Stubbs, Wm. T., 24 Oct 1903

Discontinued 15 Feb 1905; mail to Wortham

 

 

DEW (Freestone)

Folk, Jacob B., 30 Dec 1885

Peyton, Wm. W., 27 Sep 1886

Compton, DeWitt K., 24 Dec 1888

Compton, Angie, 3 Jly 1902

Lott, Beulah, 3 Dec 1903

Discontinued 15 Feb 1909; mail to Buffalo

 

 

DONIE (Freestone)

Bond, John W., 9 Dec 1898

Dunagan, Leonidas A., 18 Mar 1907

Scott Jr., Sam'l. J., 27 Oct 1914

Nash, Maude A., 29 Oct 1917

 

 

DRIVER (Freestone)

Beasley, Jesse J., 27 Oct 1903

Short, Jas. R., 11 Jly 1906

Walthall, Wm. C., 11 Mar 1908

Discontinued 31 Aug 1908; mail to Teague

 

 

FAIRFIELD (Freestone)

Bragg, Dunbar, 17 Nov 1851

Henderson, J. M., 11 Jun 1853

Bragg, Dunbar, 26 May 1854

Yarboro, Franklin L., 4 Oct 1858

Winter, Pleasant W., 25 Feb 1860

Neal, Wm. L., 17 Jly 1860

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

Watson, Wm. T., 13 Sep 1861 (CSA)

Bragg, Dunbar, 19 Aug 1864 (CSA)

Morehead, Sam'l. W., 18 Jun 1866

Buchanan, John B., 15 Jun 1869

King, Jas., 12 Sep 1870

Fishburn, Jacob W., 26 Aug 1872

Seeley, Wm. M., 27 Dec 1872

Stubbs, Hiram B., 25 May 1874

Clark, Marcus S., 3 Sep 1877

Sandifer, Lucien G., 16 Dec 1879

Hatcher, Rich'd J., 15 Apr 1891

De Borde, Mary E., 29 Jly 1891

Hall, Thos. J., 4 Mar 1899

Childs, Lonnie, 18 Jun 1913

Newman, Theo. B., 28 Jly 1923 (Acting postmaster)

 

 

FLOWERDALE (Freestone)

Patton, Rich'd T., 4 Apr 1856

Dunagan, Geo. W., 16 May 1860

Patton, T. P., 16 Jan 1861

Danagan, G. W., 12 Jly 1861 (CSA)

Burleson, David, 7 Apr 1862 (CSA)

Danagan, Eliz., 12 Nov 1862 (CSA)

Discontinued 5 Nov 1866

 

 

FREESTONE (Freestone)

Savage, Frank, 6 Nov 1906

Gilliam, Benj. C., 5 Mar 1907

Chester, Thos. T., 19 Oct 1911

Hopson, Wm. T., 6 Nov 1923

Moore, Wharton R., 29 Jly 1929

 

 

GOETZ (Freestone)

Roney, Stephen F., 1 Sep 1915

Discontinued 14 Sep 1918; mail to Winkler, Navarro County

 

 

HARP (Freestone)

Rooney, Wm. T., 31 Jly 1899

Anders, Jacob W., 27 Jan 1904

Rooney, Wm. T., 10 Feb 1905

Vinson, Pinkney H., 12 Jun 1906

Discontinued 15 Aug 1907; mail to Winkler, Navarro County

 

 

ISRAEL (Freestone)

Traweek, Israel B., 25 Jan 1897

Burleson, Oliver, 31 Mar 1900

Bloxom, Henry L., 27 Jan 1908

Discontinued 30 Apr 1909; mail to Streetman

 

 

IVORY (Freestone)

McDonald, Cloyd S., 1 Jly 1902

Discontinued 31 Dec 1907; mail to Teague

 

 

KEECHIL (Freestone) (see also MILTON)

Higdon, Ezekiel, 13 Nov 1852

Stagner, Henry C., 6 Jly 1854

Stagner, H. C., 18 Feb 1863 (CSA)

Discontinued 5 Nov 1866

 

 

KIDD'S MILLS (Freestone, Leon)

Kidd, Thaddeus O., 2 Jly 1855

To Leon County

 

 

KIRVIN (Freestone)

Everett, Geo. B., 30 Nov 1907

Moseley, Elma B., 7 Jan 1908

Hall, Jas. W., 2 Mar 1909

Powell, John W., 11 Oct 1909

Green, John F., 6 Jly 1915

Everett, Hubert B., 13 Jun 1919

Powell, Jas. L., 20 Feb 1922

 

 

LAKEPORT (Freestone)

Jones, Henry, 27 Feb 1907

Williams, Hungary, 18 Oct 1907

Solomon, Wade, 27 May 1908

Discontinued 30 Jun 1909; mail to Oakwood

 

 

LANELY (Freestone)

Lane, Jas. K., 1 Mar 1899

Roberts, Jas. B., 20 Mar 1907

Discontinued 31 Dec 1907; mail to Buffalo

 

 

LONG BOTTOM (Freestone)

Prowell, Calvin H., 20 Nov 1871

Earnheart, Mary L. H., 10 Jun 1872

Discontinued 28 Oct 1872

(Re-established) White, Wm. F., 17 Mar 1873

Denton, Sam'l. C., 9 Mar 1874

Cg'd to WORTHAM, 14 Jly 1874

 

 

LUNA (Freestone)

Driver, Richmon C., 17 Aug 1880

Oliver, Jas. H., 24 Feb 188__?

Curtis, Theresa H., 22 May 1888

Oliver, Jas. H., 24 Jan 1889

Bailey, John A. S., 28 Mar 1891

Autrey, John L., 19 Dec 1893

Hendrix, Jas. C. T., 24 Jun 1899

Prichard, Wm. A., 8 Mar 1906

Discontinued 31 Dec 1907; mail to Teague

 

 

MILLS (Freestone)

Blackmon, Thos. G., 17 Aug 1880

Jefferson, Walker C., 18 Apr 1892

Jefferson, Walter C., 19 Feb 1894

Forman, Lawrence L., 28 Oct 1901

Lucas, Newton A., 12 Dec 1902

Allison, John A., 25 Feb 1905

Discontinued 15 Mar 1906; mail to Luna

 

 

MILTON (Freestone)

Higdon, Ezekiel, 1 Mar 1852

Cg'd to KEECHIL, 13 Nov 1852

 

 

MOORHEAD (Freestone)

Moorhead, Alex. C., 22 Mar 1869

Discontinued 14 Jun 1871

 

 

MOUNT ZION (Freestone)

James, John C., 21 Jly 1888

Discontinued 4 May 1891; no papers

 

 

PINOAK (Freestone)

Williams, Jas. M., 17 May 1901

Savage, Flora M., 15 Nov 1901

Discontinued 15 Feb 1905; mial to Donie

 

 

PYBURN (Freestone)

Pyburn, Andrew J., 6 Aug 1895

Pyburn, Oscar E., 25 Feb 1905

Terry, Geo. T., 19 Apr 1906

Discontinued 15 Mar 1907; mail to Fairfield

 

 

SHANKS (Freestone)

Irwin, Martin A., 3 May 1905

Discontinued 15 Nov 1906

 

 

ST. ELMO (Freestone)

Newman, Theo. B., 5 Aug 1872

Discontinued 7 Jly 1874

 

 

SHANKS (Freestone)

Shanks, Harvey, 27 May 1899

Shanks, Benj. H., 1 Mar 1900

Bell, Joe, 5 Mar 1902

 

 

STARLING (Freestone)

Lewis, Bee, 25 Feb 1905

(Order rescinded 8 Jun 1905)

 

 

STEWARD'S MILL (Freestone)

Steward, Jeremiah T., 26 Nov 1872

Cg'd to STEWARDS MILL, 5 Oct 1894

 

 

STEWARDS MILL (Freestone) (see also STEWARD'S MILL)

Watson, John P., 5 Oct 1894

Watson, Wm. T., 4 Mar 1912

Discontinued 14 Feb 1914; mail to Kirvin

 

 

STONEWALL (Freestone)

Moore, Mark T., 21 Jun 1871

Discontinued 15 Nov 1871

 

 

STREETMAN (Freestone) (see also CADE, Navarro Co.)

Hood, Jos. J., 9 Apr 1907

Gaddy, Ansel E., 3 Nov 1914

Burleson, Hugh D., 1 Jan 1920 (Acting postmaster)

 

 

TEAGUE (Freestone) (see also BREWER)

King, Gordon, 20 Apr 1906

Davis, J. Wed., 23 May 1908

Woods, Jos. E., 22 May 1913

Hood, Harry I., 1 Dec 1920 (Acting postmaster)

Davis, Jos. W., 26 Oct 1921

Procter, Lillian, 18 Mar1930

 

 

TROY (Freestone)

Adams, Wm. L., 4 Nov 1850

Hardin, Jos. B., 9 Dec 1852

Day, Jas., 7 Feb 1853

Hardin, Jos. B., 21 Jun 1853

Oliver, John E., 4 Oct 1854

Bradbury, Hezekiah G., 23 Dec 1857

Hardgrave, Jas. B., 3 Feb 1859

Bradbury, Hezekiah G., 30 Jly 1859

Discontinued 5 Nov 1866

 

 

TURLINGTON (Freestone)

Parker, Jos. M., 3 Aug 1901

Nicholas, John O., 17 Jan 1911

Parker, Ora A., 17 Feb 1915

Gilpin, Julia, 20 Dec 1916

Shockley, Wm. A., 16 Mar 1918

 

 

VALOTA (Freestone)

Short, Kate, 17 Jun 1902

Discontinued 30 Jun 1903; papers to Pyburn

 

 

WAKEFIELD (Freestone)

Wilkinson, Francis E., 4 Mar 1859

Forman, S. Z?, 25 Apr 1860

Discontinued 6 Mar 1862 (CSA)

Discontinued 5 Nov 1866 [by U. S. Govt.]

 

 

WEST POINT (Freestone)

Gill, John T., 7 Aug 1855

Cg'd to BUTLER, 23 May 1856

 

 

WINKLER (Freestone, Navarro)

Chastain, America M., 28 Apr 1879

Grayson, Wm. S., 2 Apr 1883

To Navarro County

 

 

WORTHAM (Freestone) (see also LONG BOTTOM)

Denton, Sam'l. C., 14 Jly 1874

Bounds, T. A., 12 Oct 1874

Leonard, Jas., 24 Mar 1876

Singleton, Walter I., 23 Apr 1886?

Kennedy, Wm. J., 28 Aug 1889

Miller, Jas. L., 16 Feb 1891

Dunagan, Chas. B., 26 May 1893

Hurst, Mont, 9 Dec 1896

Red, Geo. E., 16 Sep 1897

Martin, Minnie M., 6 Dec 1900

Ross, Geo. C., 9 Sep 1900

Brooks Sr., M. G., 29 Nov 1912

Hood, Thos. H., 28 Apr 1913

Lee, Wm. B., 16 Nov 1921 (Acting postmaster)

 

 

YELDELL (Freestone)

Yeldell, Jon. P., 2 Aug 1901

Discontinued 15 Aug 1905; mail to Wortham

 

 

YERBY (Freestone)

Weaver, E., 16 Sep 1897 (Dead)

Powers, Wm. F., 7 Jan 1898

Fail, Lyman, 10 Aug 1898

Discontinued 30 Nov 1901; papers to Fairfield

 

 

YOUNG (Freestone)

Young, Talbot F., 6 Nov 1883

Haydon, Jas. H., 29 Mar 1888

Hill, Jas. A., 2 Mar 1891

Owens, Thos. F., 21 Dec 1894?

Traylor, Thos. E., 16 Mar 1898

Discontinued 31 Oct 1899; papers to Yerby

(Re-established) Hale, John J., 20 Dec 1900

Granberry, Jos. H., 4 Jan 1906

Discontinued 15 Sep 1926; mail to Fairfield