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

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POSTMASTERS & POST OFFICES OF
HAYS COUNTY, TEXAS
1853 - 1930
(Revised March 28, 2006; added death notice
for Mrs. Emma Brewer, postmistress at Fitzhugh)

 

BEST (Hays) (see also YELL)

Breeding, Lucretia A., 7 Oct 1899

Shuptrine, Barbara A., 18 Dec 1900

Discontinued 31 Jan 1901; papers to Good

 

 

BUDA (Hays) (see also DUPREE)

Carrington, Leonidas D., 25 Aug 1887

Trigg, Mary A., 23 Nov 1889

Harrison, Nannie H., 2 Jan 1894

McElroy, Thos. E., 12 Jan 1898

McElroy, Mrs. Ada L., 1 Jun 1898

McElroy, Will A., 10? Mar 1904

Hessler, Benj. A., 11 May 1907

McElroy, Will A., 3 Jun 1910

Puckett, W. W., 19 Feb 1915

Wilson Jr., David M., 15 Jun 1916

Puckett, W. W., 26 Aug 1916

Wayland, G. Carroll W., 18 Nov 1921

Cox, Mrs. Leo Wayland, 20 Feb 1922 (Acting postmaster)

 

 

CANNONVILLE (Hays)

Heaton, Albert, 28 Aug 1857

Cg'd to CAPT'S MILL, 10 Nov 1859

 

 

CAPT'S MILLS (Hays) (see also CANNONVILLE)

Johnson, Thos., 10 Nov 1859

Johnston, Thos., 8 Feb 1862 (CSA)

Discontinued 5 Nov 1866

 

 

CEDAR VALLEY (Hays, Travis)

Wuthrick?, Peter, 19 Dec 1872

Laughlin, Thos. J., 5 Apr 1875

To Travis County

 

 

DRIFTWOOD (Hays)

Martin, Thos., 6 Jan 1886

Puryear, John M., 25 Oct 1901

Odom, Albert G., 9 Oct 1905

Martin, Thos. N., 17 Apr 1907

Dement, Nannie A., 20 Jly 1909

Jacks, Nannie D., 15 Oct 1912

Dodson, Harden T., 21 Jun 1926

 

 

DRIPPING SPRINGS (Hays)

Moss, John, 5 Jun 1857

Caperton, Thos. S., 12 Sep 1857

Blanton, Ransom G., 4 Oct 1858 [resigned]

Wallace, John S., 8 Feb 1862 (CSA)

Pursley, Wm., 4 Feb 1867

Discontinued 26 Jun 1868

(Re-established) Marshall, Burrell J., 10 Jly 1871

Roberts, Jacob F., 1 Apr 1872

Chapman, Wm. T., 29 Oct 1872

Durar?, Harold C., 1 Nov 1889

Jones, David G., 4 Nov 1893

Howard, Morgan H., 18 Oct 1897

Chapman, Mercer E., 27 Feb 1906

Seal, Chas., 20 Mar 1919

 

 

DUPREE (Hays) (see also ONION CREEK)

Chandler, Jas. A., 21 Mar 1881

Carrington, Leonidas D., 8 Sep 1884

Schmidt, Julius H., 18 Feb 1886

Carrington, Leonidas D., 17 Mar 1886

Cg'd to BUDA, 25 Aug 1887

 

 

FITZHUGH (Hays)

*Brewer, Mrs. Emily A., 1 Oct 1897

Day, Lola, 10 Feb 1902 (Declined)

Hughes, David, 7 Apr 1902

Roach, Absolom W., 19 Feb 1903

Discontinued 31 Jan 1914; mail to Dripping Springs

 MORTUARY.

SPECIAL TO THE NEWS.

*BREWER, Austin, Tex., Jan. 19. -- Mrs. Emma Brewer, postmistress at Fitzhugh, this [Hays] county, died Friday.

- January 20, 1902,
The Dallas Morning News, p. 6.
- o o o -

 

 

GOFORTH (Hays)

Goforth, Jas. T., 16 May 1890

Butterworth, John M., 13 Feb 1894

Allen, John W., 11 Oct 1897

Patton, Glasscock D., 24 Feb 1899

Sledge, Linden W., 15 Jun 1900

Goforth, Jas. T., 8 Dec 1900

Discontinued 30 Aug 1902; papers to Buda

 

 

GOOD (Hays)

Bell, Mary L., 28 Oct 1897

Breedlove, Thos. A., 12 Nov 1904

Discontinued 15 Oct 1907; mail to Driftwood

 

 

HENLY (Hays)

Reed, Martin L., 27 Jun 1881

McCarty, Wm. A., 19 Oct 1883

Reed, Martin L., 28 Aug 1886

Oldham, Overton H., 28 Mar 1913

Anderson, Ores? T., 29 May 1918

Ross, John M., 6 Dec 1921

 

 

HUACA (Hays)

Allen, Mattie A., 5 Sep 1894

Discontinued 28 May 1898; papers to Yell

 

 

HUGO (Hays)

Fox, Eliz., 18 Nov 1896

Payne, Albert McG., 20 Nov 1897

Happle, Robt. W., 15 Mar 1898

Owen, Sarah M., 13 Sep 1900

Sheppard, Varner, 10 Aug 1908

Discontinued 15 May 1909; mail to San Marcos

 

 

JOHNSON'S STATION (Hays)

Johnson, Wm. A., 5 May 1870

Johnson, Miss Emma C., 28 Feb 1871

Discontinued 6 Nov 1871

 

 

KYLE (Hays)

Schlemmer, Nicholas C., 5 Jan 1880

Roach, Wm. E., 25 Jan 1881

Martin, C. W., 18 Sep 1882

Banner, Elisha E., 20 Dec 1882

Schlemmer, Nicholas C., 1 Dec 1884

Ott, David A., 26 Jan 1884

Keylich, Max G., 25 Oct 1886

Sloan, Mrs. Mary, 20 Jan 1890

Sloan, Wilber B., 16 Aug 1893

Schlemmer, Nicholas C., 28 Jly 1897

Schlemmer, Fred'k. W., 9 Sep 1899

Hartson, Mary K., 6 Jun 1902

Wallace, Helen C., 3 Aug 1923 (Acting postmaster)

 

 

MANCHAC (Hays)

Duncan, John M., 16 Mar 1854

Breedlove, Ira M., 9 Oct 1856

Zunton, Jas. M., 27 Aug 1858

Haupt, Wm. Walton, 18 Sep 1860

Cg'd to MOUNTAIN CITY, 24 Oct 1860

 

 

MILLSEAT (Hays)

Crow, John W., 6 Sep 1886

Discontinued 30 Nov 1909; mail to Henly

 

 

MOUNTAIN CITY (Hays) (see also MANCHAC)

Haupt, Wm. Walton, 24 Oct 1860

Haupt, Wm. Walton, 12 Jly 1861 (CSA)

Miller, L. K., 6 Jun 1866

Discontinued 14 Jun 1867

(Re-established) Crosthwait, Asa B., 23 Aug 1867

Young, Alpha R., 19 Nov 1869

Haupt, Wm. Walton, 24 Aug 1874

Schmidt, Julius H., 30 Jun 1876

Young, David A., 1 Nov 1876

Schmidt, Julius H., 5 Jan 1881

Discontinued 15 Jan 1883; mail to Kyle

 

 

MOUNT GAYNOR (Hays)

Sermon, Bryant, 1 Jly 1872

McKellar, Lanchlin, 7 May 1877

Discontinued 7 Jly 1879

 

 

MOUNT SHARP (Hays)

Ross, John M., 26 Jan 1905

Sites, Lelia, 2 Feb 1918

Calhoun, Dollie Mae, 26 Oct 1918

Bell, Thos. G., 10 Sep 1919

Pursley, Nina E., 15 Mar 1930

 

 

NEW HOME (Hays)

Beryman, Swen M., 30 Jun 1888

Discontinued 18 Dec 1890; papers to Dripping Springs

 

 

NIEDERWALD (Hays)

Buaas, Hugo A., 5 Apr 1902

Discontinued 15 Sep 1904; mail to Kyle

 

 

ONION CREEK (Travis, Hays)

Cg'd to DUPREE, and into Hays County, 21 Mar 1881

 

 

ORAL (Hays)

Williamson, Mattie A., 2 Jun 1903

Discontinued 30 Jan 1904; papers to Good

 

 

PURGATORY SPRINGS (Hays)

Owen, Oscar O., 30 Jun 1890

Discontinued 17 Aug 1895; papers to Fischer Store

 

 

ROUND MOUNTAIN (Hays, Blanco)

Burnett, Thos. M., 29 Jun 1857

Bird, Jos., 28 Jan 1859

Bird, Jas., 5 Aug 1861 (CSA)

Wedikind, W. F.?/F. W.?, 17 Mar 1865 (CSA)

Later [in] Blanco County, 28 Dec 1866

 

 

SAN MARCOS (Travis, Hays)

Owen, John S., 9 Sep 1853

Erhard, Cayton, 30 Sep 1858

Erhard, C., 12 Jly 1861 (CSA)

Brandenburgh, John W., 20 Nov 1865

Driskill, Sam'l., 8 Jan 1866

Driskill, Orlando J., 11 Jun 1866

Donalson, Geo. W., 15 Feb 1867

Moore, Enoch, 3 Jun 1868

Webb, Holland R., 27 Oct 1868

Pototsky, Emil, 13 Apr 1869

Von Stein, Alfred, 4 Jan 1870

Heaton, Albert, 22 Nov 1880

Heaton, Alfred, 29 Mar 1882

McMeans, Henry A., 6 Apr 1886

Cape, John M., 16 Apr 1890

McGehee, J. H., 24 Apr 1894

Ford, Owen, 8 Aug 1898

Cape, John M., 13 Feb 1907

Jackman, Wm. T., 25 Aug 1914

Cape, John M., 1 Aug 1923 (Acting postmaster)

 

 

SCIENCE HALL (Hays)

Brown, Wm. R., 26 Mar 1890 (C)

Discontinued 23 Jan 1892; papers to Buda

 

 

STRINGTOWN (Hays)

Dailey, Thos. P., 2 May 1872

Dailey, David W., 21 May 1873

Discontinued 27 Aug 1883; mail to Hunter

 

 

WESTBROOK (Hays, Gillespie)

Westbrook, Stephen W., 5 Jun 1857

Later [in] Gillespie County

 

 

WIMBERLEY (Hays)

Moore, Robt. A., 10 Feb 1880

Davis, Chas. A., 26 Feb 1883

Laney, Elbert P., 11 Mar 1884

Floyd, Sarah J., 12 Jun 1888

Saunders, John H., 7 Oct 1890

Black, Wm. W., 14 Apr 1898

(Order rescinded 16 Jly 1898)

Saunders, John H., 7 Oct 1890

Morrison, Jas. W., 17 Nov 1892 or 94

Saunders, Miss Callie F., 6 Dec 1899

Saunders, John H., 9 Apr 1902

Oldham, Ney, 23 Dec 1907

Higgs, John A., 20 Oct 1917

 

 

YELL (Hays)

Bell, Thos. G., 14 Feb 1890 (C)

Weaver, Jennie, 2 Jan 1897

Garrett, Thos. J., 21 Apr 1898

Cg'd to BEST, 7 Oct 1899