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

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

 

AID (Grimes)

Gofford, Jas. T., 15 Aug 1904

(Order rescinded 19 Jan 1905)

Schern, Hillrich C., 8 Apr 1905

Voelter, Earnest J., 14 Aug 1906

Discontinued 15 Feb 1913; mail to Anderson

 

 

ANDERSON (Grimes)

Harris, J. B., 9 Apr 1849

Boggess, Henry H., 17 Feb 185__?

Barry, Wm. E., 24 Jan 1859

Bassett, Noah, 3 Sep 1860

Bassett, Noah, 5 Aug 1861 (CSA)

Busick, David G., 15 Apr 1862 (CSA)

Owen, Mrs. Clara V., 19 Aug 1864 (CSA)

Wyche, Geo., 22 Sep 1864 (CSA)

Buffington, Anderson, 27 Dec 1865

Reiling, Thos., 27 Feb 1866

Wilson, Thos. P., 8 Jly 1867

Boggess, Rush. W., 23 Sep 1868

Dickson, Jas. L., 13 Apr 1869

Dickson Jr., Jas. L., 12 Mar 1877

Throop, Benj. B., 5 Dec 1877

McDonald Jr., Jas. G., 4 Aug 1887

Scott, Bettie B., 5 Feb 1889

Brignance, Franklin, 8 Mar 1890

Scott, Jas. D., 21 Aug 1897

Cone, Monroe M., 27 Jly 1901

McIntryre, Prindle C., 31 Oct 1901

Martin, Amelia, 20 Nov 1914

Bridges, Amelia M., 18 Jun 1922 (Name cg'd by marriage)

Dixon, Nannie, 29 Jun 1923 (Acting postmaster)

Rhew, Maggie P., 17 Jly 1923 (Acting postmaster)

 

 

APOLONIA (Grimes)

Lowery, F. M., 14 Aug 1889

Lowery, Amanda L., 13 May 1891

Jeter, Robt. W., 25 Sep 1894

Daniel, Ed. A., 12 Sep 1895

Mansfield, Jas. L., 21 Apr 1896

Fulgham, Wm. E., 28 Dec 1906

Discontinued 31 Dec 1907; mail to Anderson

 

 

BEDI (Madison, Grimes)

McKeoun, John H.,15 Sep 1859

Harrison, Rich'd. H., 21 Apr 1860

Harrison, R. H., 13 Mar 1862 (CSA)

Williams, J. J., 3 Oct 1862 (CSA)

McKnown, Catherine, 19 Feb 1863 (CSA)

Discontinued 5 Nov 1866

 

 

BEDIAS (Grimes)

Wilkinson, Paschal H., 24 Sep 1867

Harrison, Franklin C., 16 May 1870

Norris, Chas. W., 8 Dec 1873

Mooring, J. S., 25 Jan 1875

Wilson, Jos. D., 19 Apr 1875

Mooring, J. S., 6 Jan 1876

Mooring, Chas. G., 14 Nov 1876

Nichols, Chas. B., 14 Mar 1881

Davis, Crowell J., 23 Jan 1896

Hall, Leonard J. A., 20 Aug 1898

Hall, Gardner C., 14 Jly 1900

Albertson, Chas., I., 4 Dec 1900

Davis, Crave R., 10 Oct 1908

Tuck, Robt. B., 29 Oct 1914

Barnes, Hannah, 16 Sep 1924 (Acting postmaster)

Davis, Crave R., 1 Jan 1925 (Acting postmaster)

 

 

CARLOS (Grimes)

Harrison, Lester P., 18 Jly 1907

Lindley, John W., 24 Apr 1911

Prescott, Pompie H., 15 Dec 1914

Prescott, Ward A., 20 Dec 1916

Greer, Wm. W., 29 Dec 1917

 

 

CAWTHON (Grimes)

Siddall, Geo. E., 14 Mar 1892

Discontinued 4 Feb 1898; papers to Iola

(Re-established) Cheshire, Giles P., 5 Dec 1903

Howard, Ed., 28 Dec 1905

Page, Sam'l. W., 8 Apr 1907

Cg'd to MESA, 30 Aug 1907

 

 

COTTAGE HOME (Grimes)

Wilson, John S., 28 Mar 1867

Discontinued 24 Sep 1867

 

 

COTTON (Grimes)

Williamson, Wm. W., 15 Sep 1897

Callender, Rich'd. S., 26 May 1902

Bracewell, Ed. F., 20 Apr 1905

Jones, Mary S., 9 Oct 1906

Discontinued 30 Nov1906; mail to Bedias

 

 

CROSS (Grimes)

Taylor, Jas. W., 9 Mar 1899

Taylor, Henry A., 2 Nov 1906

Peters, Jon. M., 7 Mar 1910

Ware, Thos. H., 5 Jun 1913

Post, Geo., B., 18 May 1917

Discontinued 15 Nov 1917; mail to Iola

 

 

COURTNEY (Grimes)

Carter, Dan'l. H., 7 Feb 1860 [resigned]

Dell, P. W., 12 Jly 1861 (CSA)

Nolan, Cornelius, 20 Nov 1865

Grimes, Ed., 31 Oct 1867

Callaway, Wm. J., 26 Feb 1872

Bragg, Leonidas M., 9 Nov 1886

Callaway, Lemuel T., 9 Apr 1890

McCord, Jas. W., 1 May 1902

Wood, Fannie B., 24 Aug 1903

Harris, John W., 28 Oct 1914

Bragg, Travis M., 3 Sep 1915

Drayer, Pearl O. N., 5 Feb 1918

Hudson, Robt. M., 1 Feb 1921

Bragg, Travis M., 16 Apr 1925

 

 

DARBY (Grimes)

Magee, Felix W., 28 Apr 1884

Hawkins, Mrs. H. Johnston, 3 Feb 188__?

Discontinued 31 Dec 1889; papers to Keith

 

 

DAVISVILLE (Grimes)

Adkins, Joel W., 29 Sep 1871

Discontinued 8 Nov 1872

 

 

DOLPH (Grimes)

Hamilton, Mary, 20 Oct 1892

Hamilton, Oscar A., 16 Nov 1906

Discontinued 30 Jun 1909; mail to Roans Prairie

 

 

ERWIN (Grimes)

Fuqua, Simon, 17 Nov 1896

Fuqua, Wm. H., 8 Mar 1899

Discontinued 15 May 1923; mail to Anderson

 

 

FANTHORP'S (Montgomery, Grimes)

[Data not found for FANTHORP'S in Grimes County]

 

 

GIBBONS CREEK (Grimes)

Brigance, Alfred C., 17 Mar 1879

Turner, Jas. W., 29 Dec 1879

Discontinued 27 Feb 1884; mail to Anderson

 

 

GIESINGER (Grimes)

Giesinger, Frank A., 19 May 1905

Wagner, John, 21 Feb 1906

Discontinued 31 Mar 1908; mail to Anderson

 

 

GRIMESVILLE (Grimes)

Grimes, Rufus, 21 May 1851

Discontinued 20 May 1854

(Re-established) Johnston, Jonas, 2 Dec 1854

Miller, Jas., 26 Oct 1855

Greenwood, Wm. M., 28 Jun 1856

Discontinued 11 Nov 1857

(Re-established) Leonard, Wm. W., 14 Jan 1859

Discontinued 17 Jan 1860

 

 

HIGH POINT (Grimes)

Jones, Allen, 10 Jly 1877

Discontinued 7 Apr 1879

 

 

HOLLANDALE (Grimes)

Rucker, B. F., 5 Sep 1859

Ackerman, Verplank, 19 Dec 1859

Ackermann, V., 12 Jly 1861 (CSA)

[Ordered, on 6 Feb 1862, by the CSA, that the

name of the post office at Hollandale, Grimes Co.,

be changed to "Navasota," and that of "Navasota,"

Grimes Co., Texas, to "Lubbock."]

Cg'd to NAVASOTA, 18 Oct 1865

 

 

IOLA (Grimes)

Irvine, Wm. F., 7 Aug 1871

Neeley, Lewis M., 2 Dec 1872

Discontinued 24 Apr 1873

(Re-established) Dodd, Geo. W., 23 Jly 1877

Renole, Henry, 17 Dec 1877

Dodd, Geo. W., 30 Jan 1878

Wren, Wm. E., 13 Nov 1884

Rhodes, Sam'l. E., 29 Apr 1885

Sanders, Wm. R., 7 Dec 1888

Wilcox, Wm. F., 14 Nov 1895

Davis, John R., 2 Jan 1901

Colson, Ida F., 28 Oct 1914

Yeager, Nannie, 22 Dec 1916

Barron, Wm. E., 1 Oct 1924 (Acting postmaster)

 

 

KEITH (Grimes)

Keith, John D., 26 May 1881

Smoot, Jas. T., 8 Sep 1881

Trant, Wm. P., 22 Jun 1882

Discontinued 23 Aug 1882; papers to Navasota

(Re-established) Trant, Wm. P., 12 Dec 1883

McKelroy, Chas. A., 17 Feb 1892

Mize, David M., 30 Aug 1893

Discontinued 23 Jan 1894; papers to Cawthon

(Re-established) Willey, Jas. H., 16 Mar 1895

Breland, May B., 7 Jun 1895

Discontinued 4 Jun 1896; papers to Cawthon

(Re-established) Pace, Jas. N., 15 Dec 1898

Keith, Reuben R., 27 Feb 1899

Harrison, Jas. S., 29 Jly 1902

Lindley, John W., 16 Apr 1915

Discontinued 30 Nov 1915; mail to Iola

 

 

KELLUM'S SPRINGS (Grimes)

Kellum, Nathan K., 11 Oct 1859

Discontinued 14 Jan 18___?

 

 

LUBBOCK (Grimes) (see also NAVASOTA)

[Ordered, on 6 Feb 1862, by the CSA, that the

name of the post office of "Navasota,"

Grimes Co., Texas, to "Lubbock."]

[Apparently cg'd back to NAVASOTA, ca. 3 Oct 1862 by CSA]

 

 

McDAVID (Grimes)

McDavid, Francis A., 21 Aug 1882

Discontinued 13 Jun 1883; mail to Navasota

 

 

MESA (Grimes) (see also CAWTHON)

Mallett, Leander M., 23 Feb 1898

Discontinued 15 Dec 1905; mail to Cawthon

(Order rescinded 15 Dec 1905)

Mallett, Leander M., 23 Feb 1898

Odom, Robt. W., 26 Dec 1905

Davis, Isham D., 21 Dec 1906 (Declined)

Discontinued 30 Apr 1907; mail to Cawthon

[Apparently re-established]

Page, Sam'l. W., 30 Aug 1907

Burk, John T., 7 Sep 1912

Davis, Isom D., 22 Dec 1916

Glass, Golda A., 5 Apr 1917 (Declined)

Discontinued 14 Jly 1917; mail to Iola

 

 

NAVASOTA (Grimes) (see also HOLLANDALE)

Lee, Jeremiah, 24 Jun 1854

Discontinued 22 Jly 1858?

(Re-established) Spurlin, J. J., 5 Jan 1859

Harris, Jas. D., 17 Oct 1859

Crenshaw, Harrison, 29 Sep 1860

Crenshaw, Harrison, 12 ___? 1861 (CSA)

Ackerman, V., 12 Jly 1861 (CSA)

[Ordered, on 6 Feb 1862, by the CSA, that the

name of the post office at Hollandale, Grimes Co.,

be changed to "Navasota," and that of "Navasota,"

Grimes Co., Texas, to "Lubbock."]

Brockway, Chas. R., 3 Oct 1862 (CSA)

Camp, Moses M., 31 Aug 1864 (CSA)

Discontinued 18 Oct 1865

[Apparently re-established]

Ackerman, Verplank, 18 Oct 1865

Jones, W. J., 16 Nov 1866

Godsey, John M., 2 Sep 1867

Teague, Jas. E., 17 Apr 1868

Perry, Jesse M., 5 Apr 1869

Poer, Aaron, 21 Mar 1870

Caldwell, Volney P., 6 Mar 1872

Quinney, Rigdon, 13 May 1873

Camp, Moses M., 6 Feb 1877

Quinney, Rigdon, 25 May 1877

Garvin, Adrian N., 15 Mar 1882

Smith, P. A., 29 Mar 1886

Lowrie, Benj. B., 26 Feb 1890

Jones, Geo. W., 19 Mar 1891

Kennard, A. W., 14 Mar 1894

Jones, Ida L., 16 May 1898

Sloan, Jas. M., 19 May 1902

Brown, Wm. H., 18 May 1914

Sloan, Jas. M., 17 Jan 1923

Garvin, Jesse W., 11 May 1926 (Acting postmaster)

Garvin, Imogene H., 30 Jun 1928 (Acting postmaster)

 

 

NORTHWOOD (Grimes) (see also ULMER)

Mengel, Isaac R., 13 Dec 1913

Pease, Geo. H., 10 May 1915

Discontinued 20 Sep 1915; mail to Richards

 

 

PANKEY (Grimes)

Carp, Edwin H., 14 Mar 1884

Johnston, Wm. R., 28 Dec 1889 (C)

Upchurch, Robt. E. L., 14 Sep 1894

Isbell, Sam'l. A., 22 Jan 1906

Discontinued 15 Jan 1907; mail to Bedias

 

 

PIEDMONT (Grimes)

Moody, Jeff'n. D., 16 Apr 1908

Moody, Wm. E., 1 Apr 1916

Moody, Oscar H., 6 Jun 1917

 

 

PIEDMONT SPRINGS (Grimes)

Taliaferro, Cooper S., 30 Jun 1858

Holmes, Willett, 24 Dec 1860

Discontinued 5 Nov 1866

 

 

PLANTERSVILLE (Grimes)

Walton, Peter W., 12 Aug 1856

Gary, T. A., 16 Apr 1862 (CSA)

Baker, Job M., 6 Jan 1865 (CSA)

Discontinued 23 Jan 1867

(Re-established) Walton Jr., Peter W., 15 Jun 1869

Casley, Ed., 22 Nov 1869

James, Jas. H., 9 May 1870

Gray, Rich'd H., 30 Dec 1873

Thompson, Mrs. Mary E., 9 May 1884

Wise, Sherwood, 2 Feb 1897

Grant, Thos. J., 7 Feb 1901

Grant, Carrie, 29 Mar 1907

Montgomery, Wm. P., 27 Jan 1914

Montgomery, Beulah, 12 Apr 1924

Boulet, Beulah B., 14 Dec 1926 (Name cg'd by marriage)

Barefield, Beatrice, 26 Mar 1927

 

 

PRAIRIE PLAINS (Grimes)

Rucker, Thos. J.,R., 8 Feb 1849

Mooring, Guilford M., 29 Sep 1851

Bookman, Dan'l., 7 Oct 1852

Mooring, S. S., 13 May 1854

Bookman, Dan'l., 13 Jun 1855

Bookman, Dan'l., 12 Jly 1861 (CSA)

Bookman, Miss Julia E., 27 Dec 1865

Bookman, Wm. C., 3 Jly 1867

Stuart, John E., 6 Dec 1871

Rea, A. F., 20 May 1878

Discontinued 19 Dec 1878

(Re-established) Bookman, Wm. C., 22 Apr 1879

Bookman, Mrs. Ann O., 4 Dec 1884

Stuart, Mattie L., 27 Mar 1891

Stuart, John E., 3 Apr 1905

Discontinued 2 Jan 1907; mail to Roans Prairie

 

 

REDSTAR (Grimes)

Smith, Thos. W., 16 May 1906

Kiefel, Kasimir, 15 Nov 1906

Discontinued 31 Mar 1908; mail to Giesinger

 

 

RETREAT (Grimes)

Ogden, Josiah W., 14 Jly 1851

Weaver, Lewis G., 8 Apr 1854

Grimes, Jacob, 17 Sep 1855

Van Alstyne, John A., 27 Oct 1855

Stresau, Thos. G., 1 Oct 1860

Discontinued 23 Jan 1867

(Re-established) Fisher, R. H., 2 Aug 1872

Thompson, W. H., 18 Sep 1872

Clark, Jos., 19 Aug 1873

McGinty, Benj. H., 12 Jly 1889

Clark, Jos. R., 21 Jun 1898

McCaskill, Fannie C., 12 May 1904

Discontinued 31 Dec 1907; mail to Navasota

 

 

RICHARDS (Grimes)

Lieb, Jas. J., 18 Sep 1906

Williamson, Willie A., 29 Oct 1914

Montgomery, John L., 13 Feb 1918

Hargett, Edgar W., 26 May 1924

 

 

ROAN'S PRAIRIE (Grimes)

Tidwell, J. E., 8 Oct 1869

Discontinued 16 Jun 1871

(Re-established) Tidwell, J. E., 29 Sep 1871

Tidwell, Mrs. Laura J., 12 Aug 1874

Williamson, Mrs. Laura J., 14 Jun 1882

Hadley, Joshua P., 1 Sep 1909

Hadley, Mattie E., 4 Mar 1915

 

 

RUSK (Montgomery, Grimes, Montgomery)

Cocke, John H., 12 Nov 1846

Discontinued 28 Dec 1846

Now in Montgomery County

 

 

SHIRO (Grimes)

Mayfield, Francis M., 9 Jan 1902

Discontinued 31 May 1905; mail to Roans Prairie

(Re-established) Mayfield, Francis M., 28 Aug 1907

Davis, Fannie E., 5 Jan 1910

Stuart, John E., 13 Apr 1910

Foster, Guy E., 5 May 1914

Young, Homer B., 14 Feb 1922

Fuqua, Mrs. Chas. W., 8 Jan 1927 (Acting postmaster)

Leonard, Geo. W., 18 May 1927 (Acting postmaster)

Sandel, Harvey B., 7 Nov 1928 (Acting postmaster)

Fuqua, Fannie, 28 Feb 1929

 

 

SINGLETON (Grimes)

McGilberry, Robt. N., 23 Jun 1899

Dreher, Lillie Z., 3 Jly 1900

Wood, Milton LeG., 9 Sep 1912

Darby, Oscar R., 19 Feb 1914

Hale, Emma I., 25 Jun 1917

 

 

STONEHAM (Grimes)

Stoneham, John O., 4 Nov 1885

Lawrence, Grace, 11 May 1892

Stoneham, John O., 21 Sep 1897

Greenwood, Leonidas P., 6 Jan 1900

Greenwood, Eugene, 30 Jan 1900

Greenwood, Jean W., 24 Feb 1904

Hill, Reuben P., 16 Jly 1907

Hill, Carrie G., 7 May 1929

Edwards, Allene, 10 Sep 1929

Wilkerson, Mrs. Allene, 30 Oct 1930 (Name cg'd by marriage)

Stoneham, Thos. B., 28 May 1931

Hill, Roland C., 3 Sep 1931

 

 

TODD (Grimes)

Springer, Frank L., 23 Jly 1907

Lewis, Charlotte, 11 Jan 1909

Shikee, Ed. G., 6 Jan 1910

Harrington, John, 25 Jly 1910

Ross, Jas. P., 18 Jun 1913

Discontinued 15 Jly 1915; mail to Fetzer

 

 

ULMER (Grimes)

Ulmer, Oliver C., 30 Nov 1906

May, Robt. E., 22 Jun 1907

Butler, John M., 30 Oct 1909

Parker, Leila, 6 Jan 1911

Webb, Victor L., 27 Jan 1913

Cg'd to NORTHWOOD, 19 Jly 1913

 

 

WALLACE PRAIRIE (Grimes)

White, Geo. E., 27 Dec 1871

Kennon, Winfield S., 24 Dec 1873

Calhoun, Benj. A., 8 Oct 1875

Calhoun, Alfred, 11 Sep 1876

Calhoun, Jas. Q., 16 May 1879

Cg'd to YARBOROUGH, 24 Sep 1879

 

 

WHITE HALL (Grimes)

Kennon, Winfield S., 14 Aug 1876

Lupton, Wm. M., 31 Mar 1882

Cootes, E. W., 18 Oct 1883

White, Geo. E., 22 Jan 1884

Haynie, Jeff, 10 Apr 1896

Discontinued 15 Jun 1901; papers to Yarboro

 

 

YARBORO(UGH) (Grimes) (see also WALLACE PRAIRIE)

Calhoun, Jas. Q., 24 Sep 1879

Owen, Thos. M., 18 Jan 1882

Yarborough, Jas. O?, 8 Nov 1882

McGinty, Robt., 5 Nov 1888

Meincke, Ferd. A., 26 Oct 1897

Campbell, V. A., 23 Dec 1901 (Declined)

Callaway, Percy L., 2 Oct 1902 (Declined)

Stone, Charlie A., 26 Mar 1903

McGinty, John M., 14 Sep 1905

Yarborough, Erle H., 13 Mar 1911

Meinecke, Ferdinand A., 7 Jun 1929