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

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POSTMASTERS & POST OFFICES OF
HIDALGO COUNTY, TEXAS
1852 - 1930

 

ABRAM (Hidalgo)

Hawkins, Francisca L., 25 May 1901

Gallardo, Jose L., 22 Dec 1902

Longoria, Jose L., 9 Jan 1908

Chapa, Josefina L., 4 Jan 1917

Longoria, Jose L. 2 Aug 1920

Longoria, Antonia, 27 Jly 1921 (Acting postmaster)

 

 

ALAMO (Hidalgo) (see also FORUM)

Wigton, Lewis E., 30 Oct 1919

 

 

ALTON (Hidalgo)

Levermann, Frank, 3 Sep 1913

Cg'd to OBLATE, 9 Jun 1915

 

 

BEATRIZ (Hidalgo)

Olivares, Frederico, 6 Sep 1912

Discontinued 31 May 1916; mail to Donna

 

 

CARLOTA (Hidalgo)

Thigpen, Zara V., 1 Mar 1911

Discontinued 30 Jun 1912; mail to Delfina

 

 

CENIZAL (Hidalgo)

Johnston, Francisco H., 4 Jan 1901

Chavez, Leonardo, 9 Apr 1908

Discontinued 15 Aug 1908; mail to Raymondville

[Apparently re-established]

Lopshire, Jos. A., 26 Apr 1926

Cg'd to RUN, 1 Apr 1928

 

 

CHAPIN (Hidalgo)

Day, Wm. D., 3 Dec 1908

Cg'd to EDINBURG, 13 Feb 1911

 

 

CIPRES (Hidalgo)

Garza, Dorotea, 20 Jun 1913

Garza, Josefa, 8 Mar 1922

Hinojosa, Mrs. Jacinta H., 13 May 1925

 

 

DELFINA (Hidalgo)

Marsh, Rich'd. A. 11 Jan 1893

Palacios, Modesto, 5 Mar 1903

Wolfram, Geo. N., 28 Mar 1903

Cavazoo, Refugio, 24 May 1909

Vela, Jose, 25 Apr 1917

Thigpen, Zera V., 12 Nov 1917

Discontinued 18 Apr 1918; mail to Edinburg

(Re-established) Brewster, Emily R., 8 Jun 1918

Discontinued 30 Apr 1920; mail to Edinburg

 

 

DONNA (Hidalgo)

Fletcher, Donna H., 1 Jun 1908

Richardson, Ida, 27 Aug 1909

Martin, G. D., 29 May 1913

Hooks, Thos. W., 16 Oct 1913

Arbuckle, Matthew, 1 Aug 1919 (Acting postmaster)

Drake, Francis O., 5 Apr 1920

 

 

EDCOUCH (Hidalgo)

Netz, Carrie E., 18 Mar 1927

 

 

EDINBURG (Hidalgo) (see also CHAPIN)

Day, Wm. D., 13 Feb 1911

Miller, Jas. R., 22 Dec 1913

Thompson, Walter A., 27 Apr 1914

Dougherty, Ed. S., 1 Apr 1918 (Acting postmater)

Oyler, Azro C., 26 May 1928

 

 

EDINBURGH (Cameron, Hidalgo)

Nickels, Peter, 5 Aug 1858

Discontinued 9 Jun 1860

(Re-established) Nickels, Peter, 2 Oct 1861 (CSA)

(Re-established) Rhodes, Thad, 23 Mar 1866 [by U. S. Govt.]

Russell, Sam'l. W., 22 Mar 1867

Richmond, John A., 8 Jly 1867

Discontinued 22 Apr 1868

(Re-established) Horne, Henry K., 17 Mar 1869

Fulton, Jos. F., 7 Feb 1870

Estafra, Leon, 21 Jun 1870

Johnston, Arch. A., 11 Feb 1873

Box, L. H., 14 May 1874 or 5

Evans, Nathan H., 13 Jan 1876

Cg'd to HIDALGO, 19 Jan 1876

 

 

ELSA (Hidalgo)

Kelly, Sam'l. B., 5 Apr 1927

Edmonds, Grady C., 12 Dec 1930

 

 

EL SAUZ (Hidalgo)

Fulton, Jos. F., 15 Apr 1870

Discontinued 6 May 1875

 

 

FILIGONIO (Hidalgo)

Richards, Anna, 20 Apr 1915

Murphy, Thos. J., 29 May 1916

Richards, Thos. C., 18 Dec 1917

Fulghan, Wm. A., 29 Jan 1919

Kelley, Willie O., 28 Apr 1920 (Declined)

Sharp Jr., Geo. W., 2 Nov 1920

Pollock, Claude L., 31 Dec 1923

Cg'd to HARGILL, 1 Sep 1926

 

 

FLOWELLA (Hidalgo, Brooks)

Calahan, Roy M., 8 Dec 1910

Haltom, Sallie Z., 1 Jun 1915

To Brooks County

 

 

FORUM (Hidalgo)

Wigton, Lewis E., 29 Aug 1919

Cg'd to ALAMO, 30 Oct 1919

 

 

HARGILL (Hidalgo) (see also FILIGONIO)

Pollock, Claude L., 7 Jan 1924

Stewart, Foster, 13 Feb 1928

 

 

HAVANA (Hidalgo)

Salinas, Andres, 18 Feb 1886

Marsh, Virginia J., 3 Dec 1889 (C)

Miller, Geo. W., 16 May 1891

Philibert, Frank J., 12 Jly 1894

Recio, Fortunato, 22 May 1899

Schunior, Chas., 4 Jun 1900

Cg'd to SAMFORDYCE, 3 Nov 1905

 

 

HIDALGO (Hidalgo) (see also EDINBURGH)

Evans, Nathan H., 19 Jan 1876

Box, Mrs. Louisa, 20 Nov 1877

Odell, Wm. J., 28 Feb 1881

Leo, Mrs. Mary C., 1 Sep 1885

Marsh, Rich'd A., 14 Nov 1887

Odell, Wm. J., 20 Aug 1889

Odell, Josephine J., 22 Jan 1890 (C)

Odell, W. J., 26 May 1892

Olivares, Juan T., 16 Feb 1895

Schunior, Wm., 21 Nov 1895

Rodriguez, Gumaro N., 8 Aug 1898

Dougherty, Mary E., 29 Jan 1909

Baker, Melverdia J., 4 Mar 1911

Dennett, Horace F., 5 May 1913

Woodall, Wm. P., 15 Oct 1915

Byrne, Minnie M., 18 Aug 1916

McDuff, Marie L., 27 Feb 1920

Guerra, Mrs. Rafaela, 17 Dec 1921

 

 

KODOL (Hidalgo)

Quinn, R. N., 12 Aug 1903

(Order rescinded 10 Feb 1904)

 

 

LA BLANCA (Hidalgo)

Pridmore, Verna, 15 Nov 1927

 

 

LA JOYA (Hidalgo) (see also SAMFORDYCE)

Solis, Mary M., 16 Sep 1931

 

 

LA VILLA (Hidalgo)

Cooper, Wm. E., 16 May 1928

 

 

LINN (Hidalgo)

Doughty Jr., Andrew C., 14 Jly 1928

 

 

LLANO GRANDE (Hidalgo)

Withers, John P., 16 Jan 1906

Wardlow, Marcus D., 23 Jly 1909

Discontinued 24 Aug 1916; mail to Mercedes

 

 

LOS EBANOS (Hidalgo)

Diaz, Maxim, 21 May 1910

Diaz, Mrs. B. F., 27 Jan 1917

Villalon, Pedro, 15 Dec 1921

 

 

MADERO (Hidalgo)

Henderson, Sofia G., 18 Feb 1915

DeLongoria, Sofia G., 9 Sep 1916

Wright, Bernice V., 5 May 1917

Leal, Maria, 2 Jly 1917

Discontinued 15 Nov 1917; mail to Mission

 

 

McALLEN (Hidalgo)

Mullen, Ed., 26 Apr 1907

Osborn, Frank E., 6 Nov 1909

January Jr., Chas. J., 30 Apr 1915

Witherspoon, Wm. I., 1 Aug 1924 (Acting postmaster)

 

 

MERCEDES (Hidalgo)

Price, Wm. M., 26 Dec 1906

Griffin, Jas. H., 16 Mar 1908

Appel, Henry A., 21 May 1909

Kennett, D. H., 9 Sep 1912

Tucker, Newman E., 1 Aug 1913

Hager, Hoyt E., 12 Sep 1922

 

 

MISSION (Hildalgo)

Dougherty Jr., Jas. L., 13 Sep 1907

Wotring, Eva L., 14 Nov 1908

Frick, C. W., 12 Dec 1911

Wright, Ira J., 28 Apr 1913

Dutro, Colonel E., 10 Apr 1922

Spilman, Thos. H., 17 Jun 1923 (Acting postmaster)

Rosette?/Posette?, Santford P., 30 Jun 1925 (Acting postmaster)

 

 

MONTE CHRISTO (Hidalgo)

Copeland, Nettie, 8 Apr 1910

King, Lula B., 17 Nov 1910

Dickens, Wm. E., 21 Dec 1912

Field, Sam'l H., 13 May 1913

Montgomery, Paul E., 18 Jun 1914

Sterling, Jesse L., 6 Mar 1916

Campbell, Jesse L., 5 Jly 1918 (Name cg'd by marriage)

Discontinued 30 Sep 1920; mail to Mission

 

 

OBLATE (Hidalgo) (see also ALTON)

Leverman, Frank, 9 Jun 1915

Discontinued 15 Jun 1917; mail to Mission

 

 

PANCHITA (Hidalgo)

Johnson, Fred'k. L., 11 Oct 1897

Johnston, M. F., 16 Jun 1900

Discontinued 31 Jly 1900; papers to Falfurrias, Starr Co.

[Apparently re-established]

Johnson, Fred'k L., 3 Feb 1909

Discontinued 15 Nov 1916; mail to Lyford

 

 

PENITAS (Hidalgo)

Zamora, Narcisa L., 4 Sep 1909

Garza, Ignacia, 30 Nov 1921

Rios, Eloisa E., 23 Dec 1925

Garza, Senovia, 21 Apr 1931

 

 

PHARR (Hidalgo)

Cage, Wm. E., 18 Mar 1911

Hensley, John T., 1 Oct 1918 (Acting postmaster)

Buell, Ralph L., 24 Feb 1920

Boysen, Edna, 14 Jun 1921 (Acting postmaster)

Slocum, Robt. E., 18 Jan 1922

 

 

PRAJEDIS (Hidalgo) (see also SAN JOSE)

Garza, Juan M., 8 Oct 1910

Discontinued 31 Jan 1911; mail to Mission

 

 

PROGRESO (Hidalgo)

Jefferds, Ed. R., 2 Apr 1900

Jefferds, Irma T., 1 Dec 1902

Smith, A. Newman, 12 Nov 1903

Smith, Mary E., 18 Apr 1910

Solis, Mary M., 9 Jun 1911

Trimble, John F., 22 Jan 1915

Discontinued 15 Jan 1916; mail to Relampago

(Re-established) Kurz, Albert G., 25 Apr 1930

 

 

READYVILLE (Cameron, Hidalgo)

Discontinued 9 Dec 1852

(Re-established) Dougherty, Edward, 16 Jan 1854

Cg'd to RUDYVILLE, 22 Jly 1854

 

 

RELAMPAGO (Hidalgo)

Garcia, Jesus M., 30 Apr 1910

Garcia, Jose A., 7 Jly 1914

Garcia, Catarina, 18 May 1916

Discontinued 15 Jly 1918; mail to Mercedes

 

 

RUDYVILLE (Hidalgo) (see also READYVILLE)

Dougherty, Edward, 22 Jly 1854

Rhodes, Thad., 5 Oct 1859

Neale, Wm., 15 Dec 1859

Discontinued 27 Feb 1861

[Apparently re-established]

Buck, Isaac, 31 Jan 1870

Discontinued 26 Sep 1870

 

 

RUN (Hidalgo) (see also CENIZAL)

Ruthven, Ed'n. M., 16 Jly 1904

Champion, Peter S., 1 Jun 1908

Champion, Andrew, 26 Feb 1909

Look, H. Lee, 31 Dec 1913

Discontinued 15 Feb 1916; mail to Donna

[Apparently re-established]

Lopshire, Jos. A., 26 Apr 1926

Discontinued 29 May 1929; mail to Donna

 

 

SAMFORDYCE (Hidalgo) (see also HAVANA)

Schunior, Chas. S., 3 Nov 1905

Reyna, Estefana, 22 Jun 1911

Cochran, Blanche, 7 May 1915

Lysinger, Nerna I., 13 Dec 1916

Sherman, Jewell, 24 Oct 1922

Doan, Almina L., 6 Feb 1925

Norton, Nancy J., 22 Jun 1925 (Declined)

Reyna, Christina S., 15 Dec 1925

Solis, Mary M., 11 Dec 1926

Cg'd to LA JOYA, 16 Sep 1931

 

 

SAN JOSE (Hidalgo)

Garza, Juan M., 10 Feb 1910

Cg'd to PRAJEDIS, 8 Oct 1910

 

 

SAN JUAN (Hidalgo)

Savage, Robt. L., 6 Feb 1909

Weber, Nellie, 24 Feb 1920 (Acting postmaster)

Tandy, Nellie, 2 Sep 1922 (Name cg'd by marriage)

Hirth, Raymond G., 14 May 1924

 

 

SAN MANUEL (Hidalgo)

Montalvo, Miguel C., 5 Aug 1925

Discontinued 31 Jly 1929; mail to Linn

 

 

SANRAMON (Hidalgo)

Gallardo, Jose L., 9 Apr 1896

Johnston, Fred'k. L., 19 Jly 1900

Longoria, Antonio L., 26 Jun 1901

Recio, Fortunato, 9 Mar 1907

Longoria, Antonio L., 22 Sep 1908 (Declined)

Vela, Jesus Maria, 20 Jan 1909

Discontinued 14 May 1910; mail to Delfina

 

 

SANTARITA (Hidalgo)

Lidwell, Walter E., 9 Jan 1891

Discontinued 27 Jun 1891; papers to Rio Grande City

 

 

SAVAGE (Hidalgo)

Savage, Robt. L., 4 Jan 1907

Dougherty, Lillian, 15 Jan 1909

Brewster, John M., 22 Jun 1909

Discontinued 31 May 1911; mail to San Juan

 

 

TIMOTHY (Hidalgo)

Cantu, Timotea C., 19 Nov 1914

Discontinued 15 Aug 1916; mail to Defina

 

 

WESLACO (Hidalgo)

Reeves, Allie, 17 Mar 1920

Lovely, Mary, 10 Mar 1921

Christner, Jas. B., 24 Mar 1922

Lovely, Mary, 21 Jly 1922