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

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POSTMASTERS & POST OFFICES OF
HENDERSON COUNTY, TEXAS
1847 - 1930

 

ABERDEEN (Smith, Henderson, Smith)

Discontinued 5 Nov 1866

To Smith County

 

 

ACME (Van Zandt, Henderson, Van Zandt)

Hill, Wm. L., 18 Mar 1896

Back to Van Zandt County, 16 Dec 1896

 

 

ALEY (Henderson)

Smith, Wm. J., 6 Sep 1894

Burns, Sallie, 10 Jun 1895

Discontinued 28 Feb 1907; mail to Kemp

 

 

ALFRED (Henderson)

Mallard, A.F., 15 Jun 1848

Discontinued 11 Mar 1850

(Re-established) Smith, Eli L., 15 Apr 1850

Cg'd to ATHENS, 24 Dec 1850

 

 

ATHENS (Henderson) (see also ALFRED)

Smith, Eli L., 24 Dec 1850

Ledbetter, John , 9 Feb 1852

Meredith, C. B., 27 Jly 1852

Trimble, Jas. M., 9 Dec 1852

Gray, Ephraim M., 14 Apr 1853

Collins, John, 17 Mar 1854

Thompson, Eldred J., 8 Dec 1855

Murchison, Thos. F., 17 Apr 1860

Murchison, Thos. F., 12 Jly 1861 (CSA)

Jordan, R. W. H., 6 Jan 1865 (CSA)

Thompson, Jeff. E., 16 Jan 1866

Vaughan, Marion J., 30 Jly 1866

Stirman, Winfield B., 30 Mar 1868

Skinner, Jas. H., 21 Jun 1870

Thompson, Jeff E., 28 Aug 1871

Lord Jr., Ed., 13 Jan 1873

Evans, Geo. R., 12 Aug 1874

Skinner, Jas. H., 18 May 1875

Matthews, Thos. M., 11 Dec 1885

Bradshaw, Thos., 12 Jun 1889

Stewart, John G., 23 Aug 1889

Matthews, Thos. M., 1 Sep 1893

Miller, Chas. K., 29 Oct 1897

Hawn, Wm. A., 16 May 1905

Richardson, Benj. M., 11 Mar 1914

Richardson, Alice, 16 Dec 1918 (Acting postmaster)

Culbertson, Ambrose B., 15 Aug 1919

Cornelius, Ernest E., 1 Nov 1923 (Acting postmaster)

 

 

BAXTER (Henderson)

Ormand, Sol., 6 Jun 1901

Johnson, Wm. M., 15 Feb 1902

Lightfoot, Amos F., 15 Nov 1906

Parmer, Frank J., 21 Dec 1910

Discontinued 31 Oct 1912; mail to Athens

 

 

BERRYVILLE (Henderson)

Hutchinson, Hezekiah K., 6 Dec 1871

Elston, J. C., 9 Jun 1876

Discontinued 4 Dec 1876

(Re-established) Harris, Jos. A., 10 Jly 1877

Elston, John C., 22 Apr 1879

Smith, John A., 23 Apr 1886

Bateman, W. P., 27 Oct 1897

Denman, Clinton G., 4 Feb 1898

Henson, W. G., 22 Nov 1899

Driggars, John, 31 Jan 1900

Discontinued 31 May 1905; mail to Styx

 

 

BROWNSBORO (Henderson) (see also BROWNSBOROUGH)

Gentry, Wm. J., 9 Sep 1892

Wyatt, John H., 21 Apr 1896

Harrison Jr., Nathan J., 11 Sep 1897

Harrison, Simeon, 26 Feb 1901

Carver, Jas. W., 30 Jly 1903

Harrison, Simeon, 21 Mar 1906

Venable, Huie P., 29 Nov 1907

Ingram, Wm. D., 31 Aug 1909

Venable, Madison F., 25 Jun 1910

Barton, Horace C., 15 Jan 1915

Venable, Madison F., 9 Apr 1915

Porter, Wm. M., 5 May 1922

Stuart, Arthur R., 4 Sep 1924

 

 

BROWNSBOROUGH (Henderson)

Brown, Beaufort W., 12 May 1852

Weir, David M., 14 Apr 1853

Cheek, John W., 7 Mar 1860 (resigned)

Bridges, Herod F., 12 Nov 1861 (CSA)

Bridges, A. J., 16 Sep 1864 (CSA)

Holberson, Christian H., 30 Jly 1866

Chancellor, Jesse G., 12 Mar 1867

Wyatt, Cynthia, 29 May 1867

Carver, Mrs. Dorcas L., 15 Jan 1868

McNeil, W. L., 19 Jan 1875

Franklin, Jas. F., 13 Dec 1881

Harrison, N. J., 21 Feb 1883

Bevill, Jas. D., 21 Jun 1883

Miller, Jacob, 12 Nov 1883

Evans, Wm. L., 27 Feb 1884

Carver, Jas. W., 3 Aug 1885

Holiman, Wm .T., 2 Feb 1888

Murrell, N. C., 15 Feb 1889

Cg'd to BROWNSBORO, 9 Sep 1892

 

 

BUFFALO (Henderson)

Goddard, Lewis, 8 Mar 1847

Roberts, Reuben H., 26 Nov 1847

Goddard, Lewis, 24 Mar 1848

Robinson, J. A., 10 Nov 1848

Burford, Philip T., 24 Feb 1849

Ragel?, Jas. T., 5 Feb 1850

Guthrie, Edmund, 20 Jly 1850

Blue, Moses H., 12 Dec 1850

Burford, Philip T., 1 Dec 1851

Discontinued 25 Jun 1852

(Re-established) Adams, H. C., 16 Sep 1852

Williams, Thos. C., 16 Aug 1853

Burford, Philip T., 8 Dec 1853

Cobb, A. M., 14 Mar 1855

Williams, Thos. C., 22 Aug 1856

Guthrie, Edmund, 10 Nov 1859

Williams, Thos. C., 12 Mar 1860

Discontinued 23 Jan 1867

(Re-established) Sutton, John H., 28 May 1867

Discontinued 29 Apr 1868

 

 

BUTE (Henderson)

Lewis, John C., 26 May 1892

Lewis, Dempsey D., 21 Dec 1893

Mitchell, Anna F., 7 Jun 1901 (Declined)

Simmons, John R., 8 Oct 1901 (Declined)

Discontinued 30 Nov 1901; papers to Athens

 

 

CATFISH (Henderson)

Warren, David O., 23 Apr 1888

Featherstone, Geo. W., 21 Mar 1890 (C)

Wood, Jas. N., 29 Dec 1893

Warner, Riley, 14 Nov 1902

Williams, John P., 18 Nov 1904

Palmer, Robt. D., 7 Dec 1907

(Order rescinded 16 Mar 1908)

Williams, John P., 18 Nov 1904

Discontinued 15 Dec 1910; mail to Larue

 

 

CENTERVILLE (Henderson)

Box, Thos., 18 Jan 1849

Discontinued 19 Jun 1849

 

 

CHANDLER (Henderson) (see also STILLWATER)

Watley, W. H., 11 Oct 1880

Franklin, B. C., 18 Jan 1881

McFarland, Robt. T., 23 Feb 1882

Chandler, Reuben H., 13 Mar 1883

Mackie, Nathan H., 31 Jan 1884

Duncan, John A., 3 Jun 1884

McFarland, Mrs. Alice A., 8 Sep 1886

Cade, Elizabeth, 29 Dec 1890

Pinckard, Elizabeth, 9 Sep 1895

Chandler, Rheuben H., 7 Feb 1896

Pinckard, Bettie C., 20 Jun 1899

Rousseau, Pinkney H., 21 Oct 1902

McFarland, Robt. T., 20 Mar 1906

Harper, Jos. A., 12 Mar 1907

Warren, Frank C., 19 Sep 1907

Thomas, Alfred A., 28 Jun 1910

 

 

COTTAGE (Henderson)

Williams, Robt. S., 2 Aug 1901 (Declined)

Discontinued 17 Jun 1903; never in operation

 

 

DAUPHIN (Henderson)

Hartzog, Chris. C., 26 Jun 1895

Hickman, Geo., 18 Mar 1896

Williams, Jas. W., 6 Sep 1899

Discontinued 29 Feb 1904; papers to Athens

 

 

EUSTACE (Henderson) (see also JOLO)

Moore, John W., 30 Apr 1900

Davis, Fletcher S., 20 Apr 1908

White, Tulle E., 9 Jan 1911

Smith, Hugh B., 22 Dec 1914

Bynum, Dan'l. B., 10 Apr 1922

Loper, Jasper, 11 Jly 1931 (Acting postmaster)

 

 

FINCASTLE (Henderson)

McRae, Dan'l. R., 6 Mar 1855

Adams, Pleasant P., 20 Aug 1858

Gillilan, John J. F., 28 Jun 1860

Browning, C., 16 Jan 1861 [resigned]

Tisdel, C. W., 14 Nov 1861 (CSA)

Faulk, W. K., 4 Jan 1862 (CSA)

Weaver, Martin, 8 Oct 1866

Boles, Elijah W., 9 Sep 1867

Tisdel?, John A., 2 Jly 1869

Discontinued 20 Jan 1870

(Re-established) Adams, Bowlin P., 7 Aug 1871

Turner, Henry C., 5 Jun 1876

Vontana, M. R., 2 Mar 1880

Adams, J. C., 6 Sep 1882

Turner, Henry C., 26 Sep 1882

Tatum, Jefferson N., 5 Feb 1891

Discontinued 28 Feb 1907; mail to Larue

 

 

FOUR MILE PRAIRIE (Henderson, Van Zandt)

Goodwin, Mills, 18 Dec 1849

Harrison, Jas. M., 10 Jun 1850

To Van Zandt County

 

 

FOX (Henderson)

Bartlett, Thos. A., 23 May 1900

Discontinued 15 Jun 1901; papers to Bute

 

 

GEROME (Henderson)

Buford, Columbus, 22 Jan 1900

Brashars, John A., 26 Nov 1901

Morris, M. E., 25 Apr 1904 (Declined)

Discontinued 15 Jun 1904; mail to Kenelm

 

 

GOSHEN (Henderson)

Gardner, Elias, 15 Dec 1871

Roher, Silas L., 5 Dec 1877

Weaks, John W., 16 Aug 1878

Mason, Geo. W., 24 Oct 1882

Stewart, Thos. J., 30 Apr 1886

Melton, Joab M., 20 Apr 1888

Moore, Jas. T., 22 Aug 1900

Discontinued 31 Jan 1905; mail to Eustace

 

 

GREESON (Henderson)

Lewis, Benj. T., 1 Sep 1899

Jackson, Jas. L., 5 Nov 1902

Discontinued 30 Nov 1905; mail to Athens

 

 

HAM (Henderson)

Morton, Rich'd D., 2 Aug 1901

Smith, Wm. E. P., 6 Jun 1902 (Declined)

Wiles, Wm. H., 16 Aug 1902

Cramer, Chas. L., 10 Apr 1907

McGee, Abner S., 20 Jan 1912 (Declined)

Cg'd to PAULINE, 5 Apr 1912

 

 

JOLO (Henderson)

Moore, John W., 9 Mar 1900

Cg'd to EUSTACE, 30 Apr 1900

 

 

KENELM (Henderson)

Browning, Susan E., 8 May 1902

Discontinued 15 Nov 1904; papers to Chandler

 

 

KODAL (Henderson)

Oakes, Wm. C., 4 Jun 1900

(Order rescinded 15 Oct 1900)

 

 

LARUE (Henderson)

Regester, Chas. F., 27 May 1901

Palmar, Willis A., 24 Sep 1913

Curtis, Sislie, 17 Nov 1924 (Acting postmaster)

 

 

LEAGUEVILLE (Henderson)

Cooper, Wellborn B., 30 Mar 1899

Browning, John D., 24 May 1901

Roberts, Orester V., 2 May 1906

(Order rescinded 13 Jly 1906)

Reeves, Malichiah, 14 Jly 1906

Discontinued 28 Feb 1907; mail to Murchison

 

 

LINDSEY (Henderson)

Underwood, Ripley C., 28 Feb 1881

Cg'd to MURCHISON, 23 Aug 1883

 

 

LUTES (Henderson)

Hudson, Cuthbert G., 28 May 1891

Discontinued 4 Sep 1891; mail to Brownsboro

 

 

MALAKOFF (Henderson)

Mitcham, Jas. A., 2 Jly 1855

Mitcham, Jas. A., 13 Mar 1862 (CSA)

Mitcham, Mrs. Tobitha A., 10 Apr 1866

Cotten, Peter C., 18 Jun 1874

Mitcham, Wm. F., 2 Feb 1876

Discontinued 7 Apr 1879

(Re-established) Catlen, Peter C., 17 Jly 1879

Mitcham, Geo. J., 1 Dec 1879

Evans, Wm. J., 21 Mar 1881

Scott, Oliver, 19 Sep 1890

Boyett, Selas L., 16 Sep 1893

Landrith, Benj. F., 27 Aug 1897

Urrey?, Geo. W., 4 Jan 1907

Duncan, Jon. W., 28 Aug 1915

Scholl, Louis J., 10 Apr 1922

Scholl, Mary C., 30 Jun 1928 (Acting postmaster)

Evans, Buena V., 14 Jly 1928 (Acting postmaster)

Curtis, Gladys, 19 Jun 1929

 

 

MANCE (Henderson)

Wheeler, Roscoe S., 2 Jly 1894

Wheeler, Murry H., 11 Feb 1902

(Order rescinded 25 Apr 1902)

Wheeler, Roscoe S., 2 Jly 1894

Discontinued 31 May 1905; mail to Athens

 

 

MERV (Henderson)

Powell, John M., 13 Apr 1888

Discontinued 28 Dec 1889; papers to Brownsborough

 

 

MODOC (Henderson) (see also PINE GROVE)

Cummings, M. C., 19 Jly 1875

Morgan, Marion, 9 Oct 1878

Discontinued 21 Oct 1878

 

 

MURCHISON (Henderson) (see also LINDSEY)

Murphree, John B., 23 Aug 1883

Laymance, Jas. I., 10 Apr 1890

White, Wm. W., 22 Oct 1891

Brown, Robt. F., 25 Aug 1893

Townly, Jas. L., 16 Nov 1893

Williams, Chas. T., 4 Jan 1898

Smittle, Martin W., 16 Dec 1904 (Appointment rescinded 21 Feb 1905)

Ware, Blanche D., 27 Feb 1905

Mitcham, Jesse L., 20 Nov 1914

Robertson, Walter P., 20 Jly 1917

Adair, Wm. L., 21 Jun 1918

Simmons, Wm. C., 3 Mar 1923

 

 

NAUGHT (Henderson)

Osborne, Geo. C., 25 Feb 1899

Cg'd to STOCKARD, 21 Nov 1899

 

 

NELL (Henderson)

Murphy, Wm. O., 30 Nov 1898

Discontinued 15 Feb 1900; papers to Fincastle

 

 

NEOSHO (Henderson)

Johnston, Elizabeth J., 14 Jly 1888

Discontinued 11 Jun 1890; no papers

 

 

NEW YORK (Henderson)

Reynolds, John H., 11 Sep 1876

Miller, Jacob, 9 Apr 1879

Atwood, John C. C., 8 Jly 1880

Browning, John D., 7 Nov 1881

Neill, David W., 16 May 1882

Hunt, Jas. O., 29 Oct 1883

Liston, Robt. J., 30 Jun 1884

Curtis, John B., 30 Nov 1891

Hall Jr., Thos. H., 20 Feb 1895

Hall Sr., Thos. H., 18 Jan 1896

Curtis, John B., 4 Apr 1898

Jones, Rena M., 5 Mar 1900

Jones, Lelia, 10 Jan 1901

Hall, Bolling C., 1 Dec 1902

Discontinued 28 Feb 1907; mail to Larue

 

 

OPELIKA (Henderson)

Vickery, John T., 18 Dec 1912

Harvard, Ethar, 18 Apr 1918

Ketchum, Jesse B., 24 May 1919

Howard, Thos. D., 5 Dec 1919

Kent, Thos. E., 23 Nov 1920

Cox, Jas. M., 31 Dec 1921

Discontinued 31 Jan 1923; mail to Murchison

 

 

PAULINE (Henderson) (see also HAM)

Faulk, Henry M., 5 Apr 1912

Henderson, Oscar, 12 Dec 1912

Hendley, Mathew H., 9 Jan 1914

Pate, Wm. G., 5 Jun 1914

Banks, Jas. H., 23 Apr 1915

Banks, Joe D., 9 Nov 1917

Meredeth, David S., 10 Jly 1920

Discontinued 15 Mar 1921; mail to Eustace

 

 

PAYNE SPRING (Henderson) (see also PAYNE'S SPRINGS)

Cook, Geo. J., 20 Aug 1894

Hunter, John H., 6 Nov 1902

Discontinued 31 May 1905; mail to Mabank

 

 

PAYNE'S SPRINGS (Henderson)

Hamond, John Q., 27 Aug 1890

Davis, Henry H., 2 Mar 1891

Cg'd to PAYNE SPRING, 20 Aug 1894

 

 

PINE GROVE (Henderson) (see also MODOC)

Thompson, Evan, 3 Sep 1867

Cg'd to MODOC, 19 Jly 1875

[Apparently cg'd back to PINE GROVE]

Nanny, Martin H., 29 May 1886

Rogers, Robt. E., 18 Dec 1890

Frizzell, Preston F., 27 Jly 1892

Layton, John W., 28 Oct 1901

Discontinued 15 Aug 1906; mail to Athens

 

 

POYNER (Henderson)

Dickerson, Dan, 10 May 1902

Dickerson, Jas. L., 7 Aug 1902

Morse, Quinton, 20 Jun 1904

Pickle, Wm. M., 31 Mar 1914

Milner, John P., 1 Aug 1917

Cg'd to POYNOR, 14 Mar 1919

 

 

POYNOR (Henderson) (see also POYNER)

Milner, John P., 14 Mar 1919

Taylor, Walter E., 19 Apr 1920

 

 

ROCKVILLE (Henderson)

Harrison, N. J., 24 Jun 1875

Discontinued 29 Mar 1876

 

 

SCIENCE HILL (Henderson)

Fowler, Andrew J., 18 Jan 1859

Darden, Jos. P., 21 Aug 1861 (CSA) [resigned]

Cotton, C. K., 6 Feb 1862 (CSA)

Walker, Wm. C., 4 Mar 1863 (CSA)

Hodge, Robt., 11 Jly 1863 (CSA)

Discontinued 13 Jan 1865 (CSA)

Discontinued 5 Nov 1866

 

 

SCOTTSVILLE (Henderson)

Scott, Wm. D., 1 Jly 1858

Discontinued 19 Apr 1860

 

 

SHACKELFORD (Henderson)

Hall, Docia, 22 May 1868

Discontinued 22 Dec 1868

(Re-established) Hall, Docia, 26 Apr 1869

Hendrix, Sarah A., 23 Aug 1869

Discontinued 7 Jly 1874

 

 

SHADEVILLE (Henderson)

Smith, Mrs. Nancy J., 21 May 1870

Garrett, W. P., 18 Aug 1879

Discontinued 27 Dec 1880

 

 

STILL WATER (Henderson)

Chandler, Alphonso H., 17 Apr 1873

Cg'd to CHANDLER, 11 Oct 1880

 

 

STOCKARD (Henderson) (see also NAUGHT)

Osborne, Geo. C., 21 Nov 1899

Cole, Wm. L., 7 Sep 1900

Stockard, John M., 5 Mar 1902 (Declined)

Smith, Hiram N., 29 Apr 1902

Cole, Wm. L., 14 Jly 1903

Hughes, Wm. M., 19 Apr 1904

Crosby, Chas. E., 3 May 1905

Discontinued 15 Jly 1921; mail to Athens

(Modified 11 Aug 1921)

 

 

STUMP (Henderson)

Gillespie, Jas. H., 25 Feb 1892

Discontinued 21 Dec 1892; papers to Chandler

 

 

TEN MILE (Henderson)

Reynolds, Jas. L., 14 Dec 1860

Discontinued 5 Nov 1866

 

 

TINCE (Henderson)

Watkins, Arch. S., 6 Dec 1892

Discontinued 2 Jun 1893; no papers

 

 

TINDEL (Henderson)

Scott, David N., 6 Jan 1900

Discontinued 14 Sep 1900; never in operation

 

 

TOLOSA (Henderson, Kaufman)

Jenkins, Chas. A., 2 Mar 1880

To Kaufman County, [11 Oct 1880?]

 

 

TOOL (Henderson)

Stewart, Joe, 2 Aug 1901

Boatwright, Leo, 6 Jun 1902

Johnson, Wm. F., 11 Feb 1903

Stewart, Joeab, 21 Nov 1906

Johnson, Sam'l. H., 26 May 1911

Discontinued 30 Nov 1911; mail to Kemp

 

 

TRINIDAD (Henderson)

Legg, David C., 27 Oct 1891

Mann, Fannie J., 2 Jun 1893

Trotman, Thos. J., 13 Jan 1896

Jackson, Chas. W., 27 Apr 1901

Boatwright, Leo, 6 Aug 1907

Shiflett, John H., 13 Feb 1914

Trotman, Thos. J., 5 Jun 1919

Moore, Bertha M., 22 Jan 1927

Nicholson, Mrs. Bertha M., (no date) (Name cg'd by marriage)

 

 

UNEVA (Henderson)

Acker, Simon, 26 Jan 1901

Bounds, Jennie F., 5 May 1902

Discontinued 31 Jly 1902; papers to Aley

 

 

WARSAW PRAIRIE (Henderson, Kaufman)

Wilson, Henry F., 23 Dec 1847

Parsons, S. G., 17 Sep 1850

To Kaufman County

 

 

WILDCAT (Henderson)

Thompson, Geo. B., 16 Jan 1885

Thompson, John M., 14 Jan 1886

Discontinued 31 May 1905; mail to Malakoff

 

 

YALE SEMINARY (Henderson)

Starr, Jasper, 15 May 1878

Discontinued 14 Mar 1881