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

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POSTMASTERS & POST OFFICES OF
GONZALES COUNTY, TEXAS
1846 - 1930

 

BARTEK (Gonzales)

Bartek, John H., 6 Feb 1896

Discontinued 18 Jun 1896; never in operation

 

 

BEBE (Gonzalez)

Bair, Warren G., 10 Aug 1900

Jennings, Coleman E., 26 Jun 1901

Neuman, Jos. F., 29 May 1902

Hausler, Emil W., 5 Feb 1906

Oakes, Henry R., 11 Dec 1908

Taylor, Jas. H., 25 Feb 1914

 

 

BELLEVILLE (Gonzales) (see also CENTREVILLE)

Hall, Wm. A., 27 Jan 1849

Cg'd to BELMONT, 1 Oct 1849

 

 

BELMONT (Gonzales) (see also BELLEVILLE)

Gay, Thos. A., 1 Oct 1849

Beaty, Muhlenburg H., 26 Dec 1851

Ramsey, John J., 17 Jly 1861 (CSA) [moved off]

Beaty, M. H., 31 Jan 1862 (CSA)

Williams, T. T., 17 Mar 1865 (CSA)

Beaty, Miss R. E., 31 Jan 1866

Esler, Christian, 24 Oct 1866

Chesher, John B., 5 Sep 1871

Beaty, Chas., 25 Oct 1871

Niblo, Henry G., 23 Nov 1874

Beatty, Leander T., 21 Jun 1875

Beaty, Chas. P., 27 Aug 1875

Pierce, John K., 5 Oct 1875

Jones, Wm., 5 Jan 1876

Waldie, Sam'l. H., 25 Jly 1876

Grubbs, Woody J., 10 Aug 1887

Brenner, Chas. P. F. L., 14 Jan 1891

Schnabel, Anton, 10 Apr 1891

Rather, Charlie S., 30 Jly 1894

Fonss, Henry C., 24 Dec 1896

Schnabel, Anton, 20 Jun 1898

Schnabel, Albert, 18 Apr 1903

Forshagen, Adolph, 29 Jun 1906

Schnabel, Anton, 31 Aug 1909

Forshagen, Adolph, 5 Mar 1918

 

 

BIG HILL (Gonzales) (see also CHINA GROVE)

Barber, Reuben R., 10 Apr 1857

Cates, Rufus, 5 Sep 1860

Cates, Rufus, 6 Aug 1861 (CSA)

Kokernot, Miss C. A., 22 Mar 1866

Woods, Mrs. Mary, 24 Oct 1866

Terrell, Harvey, 19 Feb 1868

Discontinued 9 Sep 1868

(Re-established) Fitzgerald, Milam M., 1 Jly 1872

Discontinued 11 Sep 1873

 

 

CAPIOTE (Gonzales)

Hampton, W. M., 3 Mar 1873

Fly, J. D., 23 Jly 187__?

Cg'd to LEESVILLE, 25 Aug 1874

 

 

CENTREVILLE (Gonzales)

Hall, Wm. A., 9 Feb 1848

Cg'd to BELLEVILLE, 27 Jan 1849

 

 

CHEAPSIDE (DeWitt, Gonzales)

Preston, Leonidas A., 29 Mar 1890

Kullin, Mary E., 18 Apr 1893

Braeur, Henry E., 12 Dec 1898

Carter, Arthur, 11 Dec 1914

 

 

CHINA GROVE (Gonzales)

Jones, Russell, 7 Jan 1850

Hamon, Abe O., 10 Dec 1855

Jones, Russell, 19 Jly 1856

Barber, Reuben R., 6 Feb 1857

Cg'd to BIG HILL, 10 Apr 1857

 

 

CORDOVA (Gonzales)

Morris, Miss Ellen, 20 Nov 1866

Discontinued 9 Aug 1867

 

 

COST (Gonzales)

Hindman, Sam'l. C., 22 Sep 1897

Lindemann, Williebald F., 22 Jan 1906

Lindemann, Wm. E., 14 Mar 1914

 

 

CRANZ (Gonzales)

Spaulding, Alice, 29 Sep 1905

Traweek, Carrie C., 16 Jly 1906

McLean, Josephus P., 18 Mar 1907

Ham, Buster, 28 Jly 1909

Discontinued 15 Dec 1913; mail to Waelder

 

 

CUERO (Gonzales, DeWitt)

Friar, Dan'l. B., 22 May 1846

Now in DeWitt County

 

 

DEWET (Gonzales)

Kaeding, Julius, 19 Feb 1901

Schoultz, Fred'k. A., 22 Mar 1907

Stroman, Coleman D., 14 Mar 1908

Worthy, Milus F., 24 Jun 1909

Discontinued 30 Sep 1910; mail to Rancho

 

 

DEWVILLE (Gonzales)

Dew, John F., 28 Jun 1894

Vernor, Jas. W., 12 Apr 1901

Vernor, Zenas T., 18 Mar 1907

Murphy, Elijah M., 17 Nov 1910

Davenport, Robt. S., 20 Jun 1913

 

 

DILWORTH (Gonzales)

Moren?, Johanna C., 30 Jun 1892

Twitty, Clara A., 25 Jan 1893

Bramham, John H., 8 Aug 1893

Minton, Willis H., 10 May 1894

Mooney, Wm., 23 Mar 1898

Smith, Jos. M., 24 Aug 1901

Vrazel, Joe J., 6 Feb 1909

Walshak, Rich'd. A., 13 Dec 1913

 

 

DRYER (Gonzales)

Devot?/Derot?, Chas. G., 17 Jly 1897

Wernken, John W., 22 Apr 1898

Schulze Jr., Adolph, 11 Mar 1903

Discontinued 31 May 1906; mail to Shiner

 

 

ETTOWA (Gonzales)

Wilson, Winston W., 19 Sep 1890

McCown, Jas. R., 6 Aug 1891

Discontinued 15 Sep 1891; papers to Waelder

 

 

FOX (Gonzales)

Davis, Robt. M., 23 Oct 1890

Kaeding, Julius, 2 Dec 1890

Brown, Jacob W., 2 Jly 1891

Discontinued 18 Apr 1892; mail to Rancho

 

 

GONZALES (Gonzales)

Peck, B. B., 22 May 1846

Gilchrist, Robt. J., 4 Jun 1847

Ponton, Wm. L., 16 Dec 1850

Hunt, Thos. W., 19 Dec 1851

Lane?/Law?, John V., 11 Aug 1853

Law, John V., 17 Jly 1861 (CSA)

Keyser, Miss Sallie Kit, 19 Oct 1865

Bellinger, Edmund, 20 Jly 1867

Kent, Alfred, 5 Feb 1868

Law, John V., 27 Jan 1873

Carey, Wm. D., 24 Nov 1873

Collins, Wiley V., 6 Apr 1886

Baquet, Wm. C., 11 Apr 1890

Ramsay, J. W., 5 Apr 1894

Davis, Anderson L., 27 Jan 1899

Davis, Will K., 6 May 1909

Ramsay, D. U., 29 May 1913

Davis, Will K., 26 Aug 1922

 

 

GUNN (Gonzales)

Spaulding, Alice, 2 Oct 1905

(Order rescinded 20 Oct 1905)

 

 

HAMON (Gonzales)

Hamon, Abe O., 20 May 1884

Hamon, Annie, 29 Oct 1902

Du Bose, Joe S., 27 Aug 1907

Allert, Wm. J., 30 Nov 1915

Allert, Wm. S., 5 Sep 1917

Allert, Albert A., 13 Sep 1919

Hamon, Judge, 12 Apr 1921

Hamon, Ruth, 13 Dec 1922

Discontinued 31 Jan 1924; mail to Gonzales

 

 

HARWOOD (Gonzales) (see also MULE CREEK)

Hodge, Wm. A., 26 Aug 1874

Johnston, Wm. P., 12 Oct 1874

Williams, J. F., 3 Mar 1875

McClelan, Nathan B., 18 Mar 1875

Doyal, Michael C., 8 May 1882

Plimsall, Jos., 1 May 1897

Caperton, Thos. A., 5 Mar 1900

Caperton, Dora, 9 Feb 1912

Littlefield, Clemons E., 31 Mar 1922

 

 

HERMIS (Gonzales)

Ermis, Frank L., 13 Mar 1894

Discontinued 16 Oct 1899; papers to Dryer

 

 

HICKSTON (Gonzales)

Henry, Silas W., 3 Mar 1898

Blaine, Jas. A., 15 Jan 1903

Browne, Jordan, 25 Jly 1906 (Declined)

Adams, Willie J., 5 Jan 1907

Henry, Maggie L., 13 Jly 1915

Henry, John R., 24 Sep 1919

Discontinued 31 Oct 1921; mail to Waelder

 

 

HOPKINSVILLE (Gonzales)

Zumwalt, Isaac K., 28 Nov 1853 [resigned]

Tomlinson, T. J., 1 Mar 1862 (CSA)

Wellborn, C. H., 5 Nov 1864 (CSA)

Steubing, Nancy J., 30 Jly 1866

Taylor, Jas., 5 Dec 1867

Robinson, Stillman T., 2 Sep 1872

Discontinued 10 Jan 1876

 

 

KARNEY (Gonzales) (see also PILGRIM'S LAKE)

Karney, Rudolph, 18 Jly 1894

Dawson, Jas. T., 4 Oct 1899

Cg'd to PILGRIM, 5 Jly 1900

 

 

KECK (Gonzales)

Jones, Norman, 26 Nov 1901

Sauer, Carl, 24 Apr 1902

Discontinued 30 Nov 1905; mail to Gonzales

 

 

LAKELAND (Gonzales)

Kelcy, Wm. E., 28 May 1867

Discontinued 20 Nov 1867

 

 

LEESVILLE (Gonzales) (see also CAPIOTE)

Nance, Jas. A., 25 Apr 1874

Discontinued 19 Jly 1875

(Re-established) West, Larkin N., 30 Mar 1877

Wyatt, Ed. L., 14 Jun 1886

McNemar, Henry C., 1 May 1897

Littlefield, Zack T., 27 Apr 1904

Cocke, Lawson C., 20 Sep 1913

Littlefield, Zach. T., 15 May 1922

 

 

McCLURE'S HILL (Gonzales)

Williamson, John A., 18 Mar 1858

Discontinued 8 Oct 1859

 

 

MAURIN (Gonzales)

Moore, D., 3 Jly 1900

Fortune, Jean, 18 Jan 1902

Neighbors, Lon, 22 Dec 1904

Maurin, Firmin, 22 Jan 1906

Baker, Jos., 1 Jly 1908

Maurin, Firmin, 26 Oct 1912

Discontinued 31 Mar 1915; mail to Gonzales

 

 

MONTHALIA (Gonzales)

Potts, Mark L., 6 Dec 1893

Siepman, Arnold, 27 May 1896

Pape, Aug., 30 Nov 1898

Afflerbach, Otto, 27 Nov 1900

Phillipus, Willie O.,30 Jan 1930

Afflerbach, Irma, 30 Oct 1930 (Ad interim)

Phillupus, Willie O., 8 Mar 1931?

 

 

MOULTON (Gonzales, Lavaca)

Winters, Jas., 13 Sep 1855

Walker, Jas., 23 Jan 1856

Cline, John, 31 Jly 1856

McGill, Jeff'n. W., 9 Nov 1857

Fishburn, Jacob W., 21 May 1858

Later in Lavaca County

 

 

MULE CREEK (Gonzales)

House, Alfred, 13 Nov 1872

Cg'd to HARWOOD, 26 Aug 1874

 

 

NEVILLE (Gonzales)

Minear, Philip N., 12 Sep 1890

Discontinued 21 Dec 1896; papers to Harwood

 

 

NEW BRAUNFELS (Gonzales, Comal)

Thomas, Chas., 22 May 1846

Now in Comal County

 

 

NICKEL (Gonzales)

Cobb, Robt. S., 17 Jly 1886

Quebedeaux, John E., 31 Jan 1889

Discontinued 31 Mar 1909; mail to Dilworth

 

 

NIXON (Gonzales) (see also NIXONVILLE)

Curry, Chas. S., 3 Apr 1908

Wilson, Osceola G., 28 Nov 1914

Edwards, Millard H., 16 Jly 1924 (Acting postmaster)

 

 

NIXONVILLE (Gonzales)

Curry, Chas. S., 20 Oct 1906

Cg'd to NIXON, 3 Apr 1908

 

 

NOPAL (Gonzales, DeWitt)

Smith, Merrill W., 28 Apr 1896

Now in DeWitt County, 24 Oct 1896

 

 

OAK FOREST (Gonzales)

Cox, Thos. I., 29 May 1877

Discontinued 26 Dec 1882; mail to Gonzales

(Re-established) O'Banion, Joe L., 8 Mar 1887

Cardwell, Wm. A., 29 Apr 1890

O'Banion, Joe L., 26 Dec 1891

Wade, Geo. W., 18 Apr 1893

Wade, Mose A., 8 Oct 1908

Holmes, Jas. W., 5 May 1917

Ainsworth, Spencer M., 18 Feb 1918

Wilson, Reginald G., 12 Apr 1919 (Failed to qualify)

Barnett, Jas. E., 17 Jly 1923

Discontinued 30 Jun 1925; mail to Gonzales

 

 

OTTINE (Gonzales)

Otto, John A., 12 Oct 1892

Karnstadt, Louis F., 21 Jly 1897

Schnabel, Anton, 16 Mar 1903

Karnstadt, Louis F., 17 Jly 1903

Fehlis, Arno G., 28 Nov 1914

 

 

PALO ALTO (Gonzales)

Evans, DeWitt C., 4 Oct 1856

Evans, DeWitt C., 5 Aug 1861 (CSA)

Discontinued 5 Nov 1866

 

 

PEACH CREEK (Gonzales)

Kindred, Alex., 29 Jun 1857

Discontinued 7 Feb 1860

 

 

PECAN GROVE (Gonzales)

Johnson, John L., 19 Sep 1856

Discontinued 20 Apr 1860

 

 

PILGRIM (Gonzales) (see also KARNEY)

Dawson, Jas. T., 5 Jly 1900

Grissom, Jas. B., 16 Jly 1906

Smith, Jas., 20 Sep 1907

Jenkins, Frank, 13 Oct 1908

 

 

PILGRIMS LAKE (Gonzales)

Dunning, Jos. B., 27 Oct 1879

Stapp, Calep O., 20 Sep 1890

Cg'd to KARNEY, 18 Jly 1894

 

 

PLUM CREEK (Gonzales, Caldwell)

Good, J. J., 14 Jun 1847

Cg'd to LOCKHART, Caldwell Co.

 

 

RANCHO (Gonzales)

Wroe, Wm. A., 2 Jly 1855

Longworth, Wm., 20 Oct 1855

Gillespie, Jas. C., 30 Nov 1857

Steiner, B., 23 Jan 1860

Gillmore, Jesse, 31 Mar 1860

Steiner, Bernard, 22 Feb 1861

Cone?/Cain?, Henry, 17 Jan or 30 Apr 1862 (CSA)

[Cone/Cain was acting postmaster as of 6 Mar 1862]

Discontinued 5 Nov 1866

(Re-established) Hall, Miss Fannie, 23 Nov 1866

Patterson, John, 5 Jan 1867

Phillips, W. M., 9 Dec 1872

Gillespie, Jas. C., 24 Feb 1874

Turner, Susan A., 20 Dec 1890

Davis, Wm. Thos., 5 Oct 1891

Moore, Wm. N., 19 Feb 1903

Discontinued 14 Jan 1911; mail to Nixon

 

 

ROUND LAKE (Gonzales)

Fields, Bailey S., 30 Jun 1858

Pierpont, Wm. J. D., 8 Dec 1859

Pierpont, W. J. D., 7 Apr 1862 (CSA)

Discontinued 5 Nov 1866

(Re-established) Jayne, Miss Sophia R., 27 Nov 1867

Discontinued 13 Aug 1868

(Re-established) Sansom, Jas. B., 1 Dec 1869

Nance, H. B., 25 Aug 1873

Discontinued 17 Nov 1873

(Re-established) Sansom, John W., 14 Sep 1874

Discontinued 2 Oct 1876

 

 

SALT STREAM (Gonzales)

Barnett, Jas. A., 21 Nov 1855

Discontinued 11 Mar 1857

 

 

SAMPLE (Gonzales)

Sample, Grover C., 1 Aug 1905

Parira, John H., 2 Nov 1907

Mutschler, Eugene O., 14 Nov 1911

Houston, Nina B., 19 Apr 1917

Johnston, Ida M., 10 Mar 1919

Sample, Annie, 19 Apr 1927

 

 

SANDY FORK (Gonzales)

McMillan, Sam'l. W., 8 Aug 1857

Carmichael, H. M., 25 Nov 1859

McMillan, Sam'l. W., 10 Apr 1860

Baldridge, Wm. H. H., 17 May 1860

Baldridge, Wm. H. H., 13 Mar 1862 (CSA)

Discontinued 5 Nov 1866

(Re-established) Mahan, Jas., 14 Jan 1867

Discontinued 15 Jly 1869

 

 

SATURN (Gonzales)

Davis, Leroy A., 16 Jan 1902

Beeson, Chas. E., 8 Dec 1910

Discontinued 31 Aug 1914; mail to Waelder

 

 

SEDAN (Gonzales)

Griffin, N. C., 4 Dec 1884

Bockins, Jas. M., 19 Jan 1885

Discontinued 31 Dec 1909; mail to Nopal

 

 

SEGUIN (Gonzales, Guadalupe, Gonzales, Guadalupe)

Neill, John, 22 May 1846

[To] Guadalupe County

Back to Gonzales County

[Apparently cg'd back to Guadalupe County]

 

 

SLAYDEN (Gonzales)

Brelsford, Nathan W., 12 Nov 1889 (C)

Aycock, Fannie, 21 Apr 1898

Brelsford, Logan, 21 Nov 1903

Botts, Walter S., 4 Jun 1920

Hyman, Harrell N., 4 Jun 1923

Brelsford, Logan, 3 Mar 1925

 

 

SMILEY (Gonzales)

Livingston, Duncan M., 29 Oct 1884

Phillips, Wm. M., 14 Feb 1888

Lowry, Jos. M., 4 Jan 1889

Sayler, Marcus A., 26 Mar 1890

Colley, Franklin P., 25 Nov 1891

Smith, Ed. K., 10 Apr 1896

Roberts, Francis M., 24 Mar 1900

Colley, Eugene G., 18 Jun 1901

Breeding, E. L., 24 Mar 1904 (X)

Smith, Ed. K., 6 Jun 1904

Breeding, Ed. L., 2 Jan 1909

Pouncey, John W., 28 Nov 1914

Smith, Jesse P., 26 May 1924

 

 

SOUR SPRING (Gonzales, Caldwell)

Jackson, Jas. O., 5 Jun 1857

Watson, Jos., 20 Mar 1858 [resigned]

Later in Caldwell County

 

 

SOUTH RIVER SIDE (Gonzales)

Botts?, Robt. C., 19 May 1879

Dubose, Wm., 29 Nov 1880

Discontinued 12 Oct 1881

 

 

STIEREN (Gonzales)

Kelly, John A., 10 Apr 1903

Orts, A. J., 15 Jly 1903

Discontinued 30 Sep 1903; papers to Gonzales

 

 

STROMAN (Gonzales)

Stroman, Govan N., 11 Jly 1894

Discontinued 7 Aug 1896; papers to Wrightsboro

 

 

THOMPSONVILLE (Gonzales)

Polley, Hilliard J., 15 Jun 1869

Williamson, Weldon J., 7 Aug 1871

Cg'd to WAELDER, 29 Oct 1874

 

 

WAELDER (Gonzales) (see also THOMPSONVILLE)

Williamson, Weldon J., 29 Oct 1874

Dupont, George L., 9 Apr 1879

McCraw, Wm. S., 16 Aug 1886

Allen, Mary F., 31 Oct 1889

Brookes, Miss Lou, 1 Nov 1893

Hopkins, Sam'l. L., 7 Jan 1897

Hopkins, Coleman P., 5 Jan 1898

Hopkins, Frank E., 20 Oct 1911

Harrell, Mary, 16 Dec 1915

Foster, Mary, [date not given] (Name cg'd by marriage)

Rhodes, Robt. H., 12 Jan 1923

 

 

WALSH (Gonzales)

Jennings, Coleman E., 1 Apr 1903

Discontinued 28 Feb 1906; mail to Gonzales

 

 

WELLS (Gonzales)

Wells, Jas. F., 28 Jan 1885

Discontinued 15 Dec 1885; mail to Harwood

 

 

WINNTON (Gonzales)

Williamson, John P., 28 May 1869

Green, Wm., 7 Aug 1871

Green Jr., Wm., 25 Jan 1877

Discontinued 27 Nov 1889; papers to Nickel

 

 

WRIGHT(S)BOROUGH (Gonzales)

Swearingen, Jos. W., 27 Apr 1869

Discontinued 26 Sep 1870

(Re-established) Pierpont, J. W. D., 21 Feb 1871

Kennedy, Robt. J., 11 Oct 1871

Willeford, Jepthey C., 27 Jun 1872

Lowry, Marion G., 28 Sep 1874

Laird, John F., 21 Feb 1876

Hinton, Walter W., 29 Jun 1917

 

 

ZEDLAR'S MILL (Gonzales)

York, Jas. M., 21 Apr 1873

Sherman, Chas. M., 21 Mar 1878

Hagins, Zaddick B., 3 Feb 1879

Mollenhauer, Henry, 26 Apr 1880

Discontinued 3 Feb 1882; papers to Albuquerque

(Re-established) Halbert, L. N., 8 Mar 1882

Morley, Henry, 3 Nov 1885

Cg'd to ZEDLER'S MILLS, 15 Mar 1886

 

 

ZEDLER'S MILLS (Gonzales) (see also ZEDLAR'S MILLS)

Morley, Henry, 15 Mar 1886

Rhode, Wm. B., 6 Jun 1888

Discontinued 22 Aug 1888; papers to Rancho

 

 

ZINT (Gonzales)

Whiteside, Jas. E., 7 Oct 1899

Smith, Wm. H., 13 Mar 1900

Schoultz, Fred'k. A., 31 Dec 1903

Discontinued 14 Apr 1906; mail to Smiley

 

 

ZOAR (Gonzales)

Baker, Jas. P., 28 Nov 1853

Discontinued 30 Aug 1855