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

Postmaster Index | Post Office Index | County Index

Glossary | Personnel Records

(Updated September 18, 2006; added death
notice for Benj. E. Etheridge, Hallsville)

 

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

 

ASH SPRING (Harrison)

Whitehorn, John M., 17 Dec 1849

Whitehorn, Jas. E., 15 Feb 1856

Whitehorn, John, 12 Apr 1859

Whitehorn, John M., 5 Aug 1861 (CSA)

Rosenbaum, Simon, 19 Jun 1866

Discontinued 21 Mar 1867

(Re-established) Ferrell, Wilfred, 22 Apr 1867

Cg'd to HALLSVILLE, 29 Nov 1869

 

 

ASHVILLE (Harrison)

Crain, Alex. C., 20 Aug 1852

Jackson, A., 17 Mar 1854

Discontinued 6 Jun 1854

 

 

AVATON (Harrison)

Mathis, Hiram M., 29 Oct 1884

Stephens, Wm. R., 10 May 1887

Huffman, Alfred M., 21 May 1891

Scholfield, Wm. D., 28 Apr 1894

Moore, Jesse M., 12 Aug 1898

Bussey, Wm. H., 30 Apr 1900

Davis, Be____, 5 Jly 1900

Discontinued 31 Jly 1902; papers to Friendship

 

 

BALDWIN (Harrison)

Pilant, Chas. Alonzo, 13 Jun 1902

Saunders, Jane, 24 Feb 1903

Saunders, Jas. J., 21 Aug 1906

Brown, Benj. F., 16 Aug 1907

Pilant, Chas. A., 13 Mar 1908

Ware, Wm. T., 9 Jly 1909

Discontinued 15 Jly 1915; mail to Karnack

 

 

BENTON (Harrison)

Martin, B.H., 25 Sep 1854

Discontinued 8 Dec 1857

 

 

BLOCKER [1?] (Harrison)

Blocker, Albert B., 10 Mar 1884

Waskom, John B., 21 Jly 1893

Winston, John T., 29 Sep 1898

Cg'd to LEIGH, 2 Feb 1901

 

 

BLOCKER [2] (Harrison)

Waterman, Wm. M., 7 Mar 1910

Tully, Allen, 29 Jan 1915

Gaines, Jeff'n. D., 23 Oct 1915

Discontinued 31 Dec 1918; mail to Elysian Fields

(Re-established) Cargill, Maggie N., 9 Dec 1920

Cadenhead, Hubert C., 23 Oct 1923

Black, Ed. P., 15 Jly 1924

Discontinued 15 Nov 1927; mail to Marshall

 

 

BORDER (Harrison)

Dunn, John C., 18 Jan 1847

Rives, Thos. E., 5 Sep 1849

Cg'd to JONESVILLE, 13 Nov 1849

 

 

CENTRAL ACADEMY (Harrison)

Long, Chas., 26 Feb 1847

Cg'd to COOKSVILLE, Louisiana., 22 Feb 1849

 

 

CENTRAL SPRINGS (Harrison)

Barrow, John L., 19 Dec 1851

Cg'd to COOKVILLE, Louisiana., 15 Mar 1852

 

 

CONCORD (Harrison)

McCarty, Jas. R., 16 Dec 1850

Jennings, Miles G., 29 Nov 1854

Graves, Sam'l. J., 22 Jan 1855

Discontinued 22 Jun 1855

 

 

CRICKET (Harrison)

Hightower, Wm. M., 31 Aug 1903

Discontinued 28 Feb 1907; mail to Waskom

 

 

CROMWELL (Harrison)

McMurray, Hiram, 26 Apr 1904

Discontinued 31 Dec 1904; mail to Lodwick

 

 

CYPRESS (Harrison)

Green, Sam'l. H., 6 Mar 1903

Discontinued 15 Aug 1903; papers to Marshall

 

 

DARYL (Harrison)

Cole, Lucius M., 17 Mar 1900

Discontinued 14 Oct 1905; mail to Marshall

 

 

EAGLETON (Harrison)

Jones, Jesse A., 11 May 1905

Discontinued 15 Jan 1906; mail to Harleton

(Order rescinded 14 Jan 1907)

Jones, Jesse A., 11 May 1905

Discontinued 31 Mar 1908; mail to Harleton

 

 

ECTOR (Harrison)

Carlisle, Wm. B., 3 May 1880

Discontinued 21 Jun 1880

(Re-established) Carlisle, Wm. B., 11 Aug 1880

Discontinued 18 Apr 1881

 

 

EIGHT MILE CREEK (Harrison)

Graham, Miss Carrollus, 20 Nov 1867

Graham, Elias T., 7 Sep 1868

Discontinued 11 May 1876

(Re-established) Campbell, Thos. N., 4 Sep 1876

Discontinued 24 Jly 1878

 

 

ELYSIAN FIELDS (Harrison)

Ballard, Robt., 15 Jun 1848

Watson, Wm. H., 4 Oct 1850

Shepherd, Josiah L., 5 Jly 1860 [resigned]

Shepherd, J. L., 12 Jly 1861 (CSA)

Hendricks, S. B., 21 Feb 1862 (CSA)

Smith, Edward, 1 Nov 1864 (CSA)

Discontinued 23 Jan 1867

(Re-established) Steele, Thos., 16 Nov 1871

Furrh, Jas. M., 29 Apr 1885

Furrah, John D., 29 Jan 1915

 

 

EQUALITY (Marion, Harrison)

Craven, Jas. P., 9 Sep 1891

Massey, John S., 9 Jly 1895

Discontinued 15 Feb 1900; papers to Harleton

 

 

FERNS (Harrison)

Baldwin, Benj. H., 4 Sep 1888

Cg'd to HAILEY, 30 Oct 1900

 

 

FONTANA (Harrison)

Miller, John M., 28 Apr 1891

Cg'd to HARLETON, 17 Nov 1892

 

 

FREEDOM (Harrison)

Dickard, Chas. B., 23 Feb 1855

Lagrone, Geo. W., 30 Jly 1858

Lagrone, Geo. W., 6 Aug 1861 (CSA)

Discontinued 15 Mar 1862 (CSA)

Discontinued 23 Jan 1867 [by U. S. Govt.]

 

 

FRIENDSHIP (Harrison)

Davenport, J. W., 26 Dec 1851

Taylor, Robt. P., 31 Mar 1852

Taylor, R. P., 12 Jly 1861 (CSA)

Tincher, Henry, 11 Mar 1865 (CSA)

Bussey, Edw'd. M., 30 Apr 1866

Smith, Miss Sarah L., 20 Feb 1867

Discontinued 26 Aug 1870

(Re-established) Howard, Abner, 2 Sep 1872

LaGrone, Geo. W., 7 Oct 1875

LaGrone, Walter S., 20 Jun 1895

Clark, Geo. W., 11 Jun 1902

Discontinued 31 Jan 1905; mail to Longview

 

 

GALATEA (Harrison)

Roberts, John G., 28 Jly 1852

Roberts, Mrs. John G., 6 Aug 1861 (CSA)

Suspended / Discontinued 6 Dec 1864 (CSA)

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

 

 

GILL (Harrison)

Stephens, Miles H.,14 Apr 1894

Johnson, Wm. E., 21 Oct 1902

Discontinued 31 Dec 1902; mail to Marshall

 

 

GLADE SPRING (Harrison)

Sherrod, John L., 14 Oct 1847

Alcocke, John W., 22 Feb 1858

Discontinued 5 Nov 1866

 

 

HAILEY (Harrison) (see also FERNS)

Hailey, Dora Mai, 30 Oct 1900

Hailey, Robt. T., 31 Jly 1902

Discontinued 15 Mar 1904; mail to Marshall

 

 

HALLSVILLE (Harrison) (see also ASH SPRING)

Ferrell, Wilford, 29 Nov 1869

Bennett, Jas., 27 May 1870

Harrison, Mitchell A., 19 Oct 1870

McKay, M. M., 23 Jan 1871

Lynch, Jas. P., 27 Jan 1874

Buchanan, Thos. S., 1 Jun 1874

*Etheridge, Benj. E., 28 Aug 1889

Jose, Essie H., 13 Feb 1895

Lynch, Jas. P., 19 Aug 1910

Koon, Ira S., 23 Jan 1915

*MORTUARY.

B. E. ETHERIDGE.

Hallsville, Tex., June 24. -- Major B. E. Etheridge, aged 64, a merchant and postmaster here for many years, and a brother to Hon. Emmerson Etheridge, ex-collector of the port at Memphis, Tenn., died, and was buried by the Masonic order to-day.

- June 25, 1895, The Dallas Morning News, p. 2.
- o o o -

 

HARLETON (Harrison) (see also FONTANA)

Miller, John M., 17 Nov 1892

Webb Jr., David C., 26 Oct 1897

Peal, Willard N., 25 Jun 1903

Oney, Harmon A., 26 Dec 1908

Craver, Wm. F., 4 Jun 1910

Massey, Arthur J., 13 Dec 1913

Jones, Jesse A., 14 Feb 1922

White, Pearl, 23 Jun 1922

Carroll, Mrs. Pearl, 28 Dec 1924 (Name chg'd by marriage)

White, Annie Ella, 3 Mar 1925

 

 

HEFLIN (Harrison)

Spangler, Jake, 7 Dec 1903

(Order rescinded 25 Feb 1904)

 

 

HEYNVILLE (Harrison)

Heyn, Dan'l., 20 May 1887

Discontinued 7 Dec 1888; papers to Jefferson

 

 

JONESVILLE (Harrison) (see also BORDER)

Martin, Beman H., 13 Nov 1849

Motley, Jas. W., 17 Mar 1854

Stone Jr., Absalom B., 21 May 1856

Jones, Napoleon, 25 Mar 1857

Stone Jr., Absalom B., 19 Aug 1858

Rains, Henry, 5 Nov 1858

Spybey, Henry F., 8 Jan 1859

Discontinued 31 Dec 1859

(Re-established) Wiler, John, 21 May 1860

Wiler, John, 12 Jly 1861 (CSA)

Raines, Henry, 28 Jan 1863 (CSA)

Discontinued 6 Dec 1864 (CSA)

(Re-established) Bradfield, J. A., 25 Feb 1865 (CSA)

(Re-established) Rice, H. S., 28 May 1867 [by U. S. Govt.]

Discontinued 31 Aug 1868

(Re-established) Thompson, Melville C.,14 Oct 1870

Lehman, Sylwain, 20 Oct 1871

Gillies, Wm. C., 4 Dec 1873

Lowenthal, Paul, 11 May 1874

Discontinued 20 May 1875

(Re-established) Bell, Jos.? H., 10 Jun 1875

Harris, Wm. R., 15 May 1876

Long, Bailey W., 30 Sep 1879

Youree, Henry H., 27 Dec 1880

Downer, W. H., 20 Oct 1881

Stuart, Gilmer, 29 Apr 1885

Newell, Lake, 3 Nov 1885

Currie, Walter S., 4 Sep 1888

Lindsey, T. C., 13 Feb 1902

Rogers, John W., 26 Mar 1902

Downer, Wm. M., 19 Dec 1912

Discontinued 31 Jly 1918; mail to Waskom

[Apparently re-established]

Currie, Walter S., 24 Apr 1919

 

 

KARNACK (Harrison)

Baker, Chas. C., 29 Sep 1898

Baker, Lizzie, 5 Oct 1914

 

 

LEIGH (Harrison) (see also BLOCKER [1?])

Winston, John T., 2 Feb 1901

Winston, Wm. H., 25 Jun 1910

 

 

LODWICK [1] (Marion, Harrison)

Hooper, Helen M., 30 Jly 1885

Discontinued 8 Jan 1886; mail to Equality

 

 

LOTTA (Harrison)

McLemore, Jas. E., 5 Apr 1915

Discontinued 30 Sep 1915; mail to Leigh

 

 

MACKSVILLE (Harrison)

Jones, Chas. S., 7 Jly 1870

Discontinued 1 Jly 1879

[Apparently re-established]

Bayless, John H., 14 Jun 1886

Discontinued 5 Aug 1887; papers to Waskom

 

 

MARSHALL (Harrison)

Freeman, Ira M., 22 May 1846

Askew, Casey, 8 Mar 1847

Pierce, Turner G., 26 Dec 1849

Henderson, John, 29 Apr 1852

Harris, Micajah, 7 Oct 1852

Askew, Casey, 27 Jan 1853

Barrett, Anthony H., 9 Sep 1853

Taylor, Ozias J., 7 Feb 1854

Matt, John P., 11 Dec 1855

Hyde, Robt. T., 25 Jly 1856

Wiler, John, 31 Mar 1857

Harris, Thad A., 18 Nov 1858

Harris, T. A., 12 Jly 1861 (CSA)

Thetford, King, 6 Dec 1864 (CSA)

Rawson, Henry, 26 Dec 1864 (CSA)

Swan, C. H., 18 Oct 1865

Rawson, Henry, 28 Dec 1865

Flanagin, Jas. W., 31 Oct 1871

Umbenstock, Wm., 6 Mar 1872

Umbdenstock, Wm., 2 May 1872

Board, Nicholas V., 10 Mar 1873

Welch, Horace, 19 Oct 1875

McAdoo, John D., 14 Feb 1876

Hall, Volney, 15 Jun 1878

Williamson, J. B., 21 May 1881

Pierce, W. C., 24 Oct 1881

Jennings, Robt. L., 13 Jan 1886

Hudson, John H., 9 Jan 1890

Lancaster, W. E., 9 Mar 1894

Wilson, Henry O., 24 May 1898

Blalock, Horace C., 30 Jan 1915

Wilson, Henry O., 5 Sep 1923 (Acting postmaster)

 

 

MONTEREY (Harrison)

Graves, John, 20 Sep 1847

Discontinued 10 Nov 1848

 

 

MOUNT MOURN (Harrison, Panola)

Dillard, T. J., 1 Oct 1846

Now in Panola County

 

 

NOEL (Harrison)

Andrews, Walter R., 23 Jan 1903

Discontinued 15 Sep 1906; mail to Harleton

 

 

OBE (Harrison)

McClung, Jos. J., 8 Apr 1899

Discontinued 15 May 1901; papers to Diana, Upshur Co.

 

 

ORCHARD PARK (Harrison)

Sargent, Harry R., 22 Jan 1906

Discontinued 31 Oct 1906; mail to Waskom

(Order rescinded 24 Oct 1906

Sargent, Harry R., 22 Jan 1906

Harper, Ed. L., 21 Dec 1906

Discontinued 28 Feb 1907; mail to Waskom

 

 

PARRY'S (Harrison, Panola)

Parry, Sam'l. M., 22 May 1846

Now in Panola County

 

 

PINE RIDGE (Harrison)

Grogan, Wm. R., 9 May 1901

Whitlock, Robt. A., 8 Jan 1902

Gray, Geo. W., 18 Jun 1904

Mattox, Jas. F., 26 Apr 1905 (Declined)

Ragow, Jessie L., 19 Jly 1905

Discontinued 15 Feb 1908; mail to Harleton

 

 

PORT CADDO (Harrison)

Cobbs, Wm. H., 22 May 1846

Spell, Marshall, 17 May 1848

Cobbs, Wm. H., 30 Apr 1849

Hagan, Elisha M., 5 Aug 1850

McLean, Hugh A., 1 Dec 1851

Cobbs, Wm. H., 14 Apr 1853

Watton, Ben. H., 11 Aug 1853

Farley, Wm. H., 11 Jan 1855

Andrews, Cephus K., 6 Sep 1858

Willey, Sam'l., 12 Jan 1860

Hope, Adam, 23 Mar 1860

[CSA records indicate that Port Caddo was re-established

and site changed, 30 Aug 1861]

Willie, Sam'l., 30 Aug 1861 (CSA)

Discontinued 5 Nov 1866

 

 

POWELLTON (Harrison)

Powell, Thos. D., 18 May 1850

Chatham, Wm. H., 28 Nov 1855

Williamson, J. B., 11 Jan 1858

Discontinued 24 Jly 1858

(Re-established) Bosseau, Wm., 27 Nov 1858

Woodson, Chas., 25 Jan 1860

Waskom, John M., 23 Jan 1866

Wheeler, Jas. L., 18 Apr 1866

Mason, John, 9 Dec 1867

Sill, Wm., 21 Jly 1868

Cg'd to WASKOM STATION, 18 Mar 1872

 

 

PUGH'S (Harrison)

Pugh, F. W., 8 Mar 1847

Cg'd to UNION SPRINGS, 3 Jun 1847

 

 

QUINTAL (Harrison)

McClung, Robt. S., 6 Jan 1886

Muntz, J. M., 11 Feb 1887

McClung, Robt. S., 11 May 1887

Discontinued 11 Jun 1887; papers to Equality

 

 

RAINEY (Harrison)

Andrews, Walter R., 9 Mar 1907

Benefield, Malcohn M., 10 Nov 1908

Discontinued 15 Oct 1909; mail to Woodlawn

 

 

REEL FOOT (Harrison)

Hatley, T. B., 8 Mar 1847

Fisher Sr., Wm., 25 Jun 1850

Discontinued 17 Nov 1851

 

 

ROSBOROUGH SPRINGS (Harrison)

Rosborough, Eli T., 20 Mar 1886

Discontinued 22 Mar 1887; papers to Marshall

 

 

SCHLEY (Harrison)

Newton, Wm. H., 9 Feb 1899

Discontinued 31 Jan 1905; mail to Marshall

 

 

SCOTLAND (Harrison)

Abney, Cary M., 12 Sep 1890

Discontinued 24 Aug 1891; mail to Waskom

 

 

SCOTTSVILLE (Harrison)

Mathis, Washington, 4 Aug 1869

Scott, Wm. T., 9 Mar 1877

Discontinued 30 Jun 1880

(Re-established) Scott Sr., Wm. T., 29 May 1883

Sledge, Wm. E., 26 Jun 1888

Scott, Ripley R., 8 Oct 1888

Scott, John D., 25 Feb 1908

Hope, Oscar C., 28 Sep 1918

 

 

TALLY (Harrison)

Mays, Sam'l. C., 11 May 1905

Nelson, J. Thos., 23 Feb 1906 (Declined)

(Order rescinded 2 ___? 1906)

Discontinued 24 Jly 1913; mail to Elderville

 

 

UNION SPRINGS (Harrison) (see also PUGH'S)

Pugh, F. W., 3 Jun 1847

Wells, Jas., 7 Sep 1848

Discontinued 7 Oct 1853

(Re-established) Maddux, John, 23 Feb 1855

Maddux, John P., 23 Feb 1855

Discontinued 10 Feb 1857

 

 

VASHTEL (Harrison)

Jones, Geo. W., 18 May 1876

Buchanan, Wm. H., 21 Nov 1876

Muntz, Jacob W., 25 Jly 1877

Covin, Jos. E., 16 Sep 1879

Shackleford, Thos. W., 29 Mar 1880

Robinson, Willard L., 22 Nov 1881

Discontinued 31 Jly 1882; mail to Lodwick

 

 

WASKOM (Harrison) (see also WASKOM STATION)

Russell, W. J. F., 29 Sep 1881

Furrh, John W., 5 Mar 1883

Hill, Dennet? L., 21 Aug 1897

Morris, David H., 19 Nov 1901

Saye, Fred R., 9 Apr 1908

Saye, Vernie, 29 Jan 1915

Jones, Vernie, 11 Sep 1915

Ditmore, Raymond C., 18 Apr 1922

Saye, Fred R., 1 Oct 1923 (Acting postmaster)

Whitten, Nellie, 14 Mar 1925

 

 

WASKOM STATION (Harrison) (see also POWELLTON)

Sill, Wm., 18 Mar 1872

Waskom, Sanctus E., 27 Oct 1874

Thweatt, Algernon S., 9 Mar 1880

Cg'd to WASKOM, 29 Sep 1881

 

 

WOODLAWN (Harrison)

Berry, Henry L., 19 Feb 1874

Finley, R. S., 1 Nov 1875

Finley, Rich'd. W., 29 Nov 1875

Discontinued 1 Nov 1876

(Re-established) Hanson, David A., 6 Jun 1877

Whitesell, N. W., 13 Dec 1881

Mills, Jos. H., 23 May 1882

Blalock, Chas. R., 19 Sep 1884

Gorman, Jeremiah W., 15 Dec 1886

Hanson, Sam'l. E., 20 Aug 1895

Moss, Fannie, 3 Aug 1897

McCoy, Neil S., 24 Feb 1899

Koonce, Thos. W., 21 Jly 1903

Discontinued 2 Jan 1907; mail to Jefferson

(Rescinded 26 Dec 1906)

Koonce, Thos. W., 21 Jly 1903

Comer, Perry J., 15 Sep 1913

McCoy, Lizzie, 18 Jan 1917