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

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

 

ADAM'S BAYOU (Jefferson)

Booth, Robt. E., 11 Nov 1847

Booth, Reuben M. 9 May 1848

Cg'd to GRAND BLUFF, 7 Sep 1848

 

 

AMELIA (Jefferson)

Collier, Wm. T., 15 Dec 1885

Collier, Starling, 11 Feb 1887

Collier Jr., Starling, 20 May 1905

Collier, Henry C., 14 Mar 1907

Bellar, Obadiah H., 17 Mar 1908

Collier, Wm. T., 17 Dec 1908

Discontinued 20 May 1911; mail to Beaumont

(Re-established) Brogdon, Stansell T., 2 Apr 1912

Discontinued 30 Sep 1913; mail to Beaumont

 

 

BEAUMONT (Jefferson)

Herring, Wm. P., 22 May 1846

Ruff, Otto, 29 Jan 1858

Herring, John J., 17 Aug 1860 [resigned]

Junker, Wilson A., 5 Aug 1861 (CSA) (resigned)

Glaze, P. H., 12 Nov 1861 (CSA)

Henkle, Alex., 5 Dec 1863 (CSA)

Snow, Thos., 22 Feb 1865 (CSA)

Herring, John J., 6 Apr 1866

Ewing, Geo. L., 19 Jly 1866

Regan, Dan'l., 29 May 1867

McFarlane, John M., 26 Mar 1869

Rigsby, Wm. L., 13 Oct 1869

Tevis, A. J., 15 Dec 1870

Regan, Dan'l. P., 30 Jan 1871

Weller, Sam'l., 27 Sep 1871

Rigsby, Wm. L., 7 Nov 1871

Williams, Hezekiah, 29 Apr 1873

Kidd, Geo. W., 5 May 1874

Webber, Sam'l., 4 Dec1877

Vallade, Geo. E., 27 Jun 1881

Ward, Andrew J., 5 Dec 1885

Nash, Chas. L., 7 Mar 1890

Larkin, Patrick, 10 Nov 1891

Junker, Guy W., 23 Mar 1893

Armstrong, Jas. P., 13 May 1897

Bone, Chas. R., 23 Jan 1900

Dies, Jack, 15 Feb 1915

Rankin, Henry L., 1 Feb 1920 (Acting postmaster)

Seale, Albert B., 4 Jun 1920

Rutt, Clarence L., 15 Jly 1924 (Acting postmaster)

Ledwidge, Chas. P. J., 30 Jan 1925

 

 

BUNCH (Jefferson)

Ross, H. S. C., 4 May 1905

Wotring, Frank O., 29 Aug 1905

Wotring, Eva L., 26 Jan 1906

Discontinued 15 Jan 1907; mail to Beaumont

 

 

BUNN'S BLUFF (Jefferson, Orange)

Bunn, Jos., 29 Aug 1854

To Orange County

 

 

BUTTFIELD (Jefferson)

Patrick, Effie H., 19 Apr 1894

Patrick, Maymie A., 5 Feb 1902

Patrick, Tennie?, 5 Dec 1902

Cg'd to NOME, 18 May 1903

 

 

CHEEK (Jefferson)

Hunter, Robt. H., 13 Feb 1906

Hunter, Mary E., 31 Dec 1913

Discontinued 31 Mar 1928; mail to Beaumont

 

 

CHINA (Jefferson)

Terry, Jerome T., 2 Oct 1893

Gessler, Wilhelmine J. F., 17 May 1894

Eichman, Gus. A., 8 Feb 1895

Newman, J. R., 27 Oct 1897

Bussey, Ed. M., 15 Dec 1897

Cg'd to NASHLAND, 20 Feb 1900

Cg'd back to CHINA, 21 Apr 1906

Day, Winnie P., 21 Apr 1906

Turner, Wm. G., 9 Apr 1908

Turner, D. Carson, 2 Apr 1912

McWilliams, Jennie P., 6 Jly 1915

Jones, Beulah W., 26 May 1920

Bogan, Holder C., 21 Apr 1921

Bogan, Wm. E., 25 Jan 1922

 

 

CHINA GROVE (Jefferson)

Shermon, J. T., 30 Mar 1887

Discontinued 27 May 1887; no papers

 

 

CONCORD (Jefferson, Hardin)

Crebs, Wm.C., 4 Aug 1858

Hamilton, Tilford A., 22 Aug 1859 [resigned]

Rigsby, Wm. L., 24 Oct 1861 (CSA)

To Hardin County, 8 Oct 1866

 

 

DUNCAN'S WOODS (Jefferson, Orange)

Stephenson, Gilbert, 29 Aug 1854

Now in Orange County

 

 

EVORA (Jefferson)

Jacobs, Francis C., 9 Feb 1895

(Order rescinded 2 Oct 1895)

 

 

FANNETT (Jefferson) (see also TAYLOR'S BAYOU)

Dugat, Jos., 8 Sep 1899

(Order rescinded 13 Oct 1899)

Burrell, Will, 22 Apr 1903

Baker, Lula S., 1 Nov 1906

Baker, Oscar D., 16 Jun 1908

Bergdorf, Norman, 23 Jan 1909

Burnell, Nannie J., 29 Apr 1914

Gaulding, Fred J., 1 Aug 1918

Quaid, Merle A., 11 Sep 1919

Discontinued 30 Nov 1928; mail to Beaumont

 

 

GRAND BLUFF (Jefferson) (see also ADAM'S BAYOU)

Palmer, Christian, 7 Sep 1848

Cg'd to GREEN'S BLUFF, 30 Nov 1848

 

 

GREEN'S BLUFF (Jefferson) (see also GRAND BLUFF)

Warner, Christian, 30 Nov 1848

Cg'd to MADISON, 29 Apr 1852

 

 

GRIGSBY (Jefferson)

Merriman, Walter, 30 Mar 1894

Discontinued 9 Oct 1894; papers to Beaumont

 

 

GRIGSBY BLUFF (Jefferson) (see also GRIGSBY'S BLUFF)

Block, Albert, 22 Jly 1893

Discontinued 19 Dec 1893; papers to Beaumont

 

 

GRIGSBY'S BLUFF (Jefferson)

Johnson, John T., 22 Jly 1859

Discontinued 12 Nov 1861 (CSA)

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

[Apparently re-established]

Remley, Sam'l., 30 Mar 1877

Kline, John F., 27 Feb 1891

Hemmenway, Chas. A., 21 Mar 1891

Cg'd to GRIGSBY BLUFF, 22 Jly 1893

 

 

GROVES (Jefferson)

Burt, Wm. R., 4 Nov 1929

 

 

GUFFEY (Jefferson)

VanVleck, Bertie J., 28 Jun 1901

Gibson, Albert L., 12 Dec 1902

Smith, Ernest E., 1 Mar 1905

Wherry, Walter T., 28 Oct 1905

Ingram, Geo. W., 12 Nov 1907

Epps, Chas. T., 20 Apr 1908

Visger, Frank L., 18 Nov 1908 (Failed to bond)

Wherry, Walter T., 27 Feb 1909

Cook, Harriet M., 20 Dec 1919

Discontinued 15 Jly 1925; mail to Beaumont

 

 

HAMSHIRE (Jefferson)

Caruthers, John E., 16 Sep 1897

Hancock, Rufus H., 3 May 1904

Johnson, Raphael M., 2 Jan 1906

Deaton, Guy L., 2 Apr 1912

McCall, David E., 8 Jun 1916

 

 

HELBIG (Jefferson) (see also ROSEDALE)

McLain, Jas. D., 6 Mar 1901

McDonald, John F., 23 Mar 1903

Cg'd back to ROSEDALE, 23 May 1904

 

 

LA BELLE (Jefferson)

Broussard, Jos. E., 16 Jun 1888

Pipkin, Alex. B., 5 Apr 1890

Moore, Wm., 31 Jly 1897

Discontinued 15 Sep 1914; mail to Fannett

 

 

MADISON (Jefferson, Orange) (see also GREEN'S BLUFF)

Force, Nathan P., 29 Apr 1852

Now in Orange County

 

 

NASHLAND (Jefferson) (see also CHINA)

Bussey, Ed. M., 20 Feb 1900

Day, Winnie P., 9 Mar 1905

Cg'd to CHINA, 21 Apr 1906

 

 

NEDERLAND (Jefferson)

Kilsdonk, Gerardus W. J., 19 Apr 1898

McCormick, Emelia, 26 Aug 1898

Kilsdonk Jr., Gerardus W., 31 Mar 1899

Silvermail, Leman B., 15 May 1899

Burson, Alanson, 4 Aug 1899

King, Clarence S?, 10 May 1902

Weeks, Jos. H., 2 Feb 1903

Gibson, Wm. S., 27 Jun 1907

(Order rescinded 4 Nov 1907)

Weeks, Jos. H., 2 Feb 1903

Johnson, Chas. X., 9 Apr 1908

Koelemay?, Klass, 28 Jun 1920

Ware, John R., 5 Apr 1924 (Acting postmaster)

 

 

NOME (Jefferson) (see also BUTTFIELD)

Patrick, Tennie, 18 May 1903

Orr, Andrew V., 29 Mar 1906

Morgan, Sam'l. P., 23 Jly 1908

Swift, Chester G., 13 Mar 1912

 

 

OBAL (Jefferson)

Aldridge, Charley C., 1 May 1900

Discontinued 15 Nov1901; papers to Helbig

 

 

ODELIA (Jefferson)

Landrum, Perry, 26 Dec 1906

Hayes, Wm., 6 Aug 1907

Discontinued 15 Mar 1909; mail to FANNETT

 

 

PATTILLO'S (Jefferson, Jasper)

Pattillo, G. A., 8 Mar 1847

Pattillo, Jas. H., 21 Sep 1847

Harris, Victor N., 12 Dec 1850

Harmon, Joshua, 1 Dec 1851

Wiess, Simon, 9 Dec 1852

Cg'd to WIESS' BLUFF in Jasper County, 21 Jly 1853

 

 

PINE ISLAND [1] (Jefferson)

Cotten, W. D., 26 Feb 1849

Cotton, West F., 12 Dec 1850

Discontinued 29 Nov 1851

(Re-established) West, Rich'd., 30 Jan 1854

Saladee, Cyrus W., 21 Apr 1859

Discontinued 23 Jan 1867

 

 

PINE ISLAND [2] (Jefferson)

Boyt, Elmer W., 8 Feb 1904

Boyt, Arthur H., 17 Jan 1908

Discontinued 30 Sep 1912; mail to Beaumont

 

 

PLEASANT GROVE (Jefferson)

Houston, John, 25 Nov 1850

Discontinued 10 Apr 1852

 

 

PORT ARTHUR (Jefferson)

Strong, Mate, 19 Jun 1896

Barnes, Darwin H., 15 Feb 1899

Dodge, Clark E., 27 Apr 1904

Park, W. P., 10 Mar 1910

Washburn, Jos. H., 6 Apr 1914

Dunn, Simpson I., 6 Feb 1923

 

 

PORT NECHES (Jefferson)

Barton, Geo. F., 11 Apr 1902

Pierce, H. D., 20 Apr 1903 (Failed to qualify)

Martin, Branch, 11 May 1903

Trasher, Wm. R., 20 Jan 1904

Burlingham, Laura A., 10 Mar 1905

Sage, Wm. B., 23 Mar 1906

Daniel, Ed. H., 15 Jly 1911

Bibb, Dandridge A., 1 Dec 1918 (Acting postmaster)

McAlpin, Janie M., 1 Jan 1924 (Acting postmaster)

Parsons, Pearl M., 1 May 1926 (Acting postmaster)

 

 

ROSEDALE (Jefferson) (see also HELBIG)

Messenger, Henry H., 11 Oct 1890

Spell, Thos. B., 25 Jly 1893

Discontinued 30 Jly 1896; papers to Beaumont

(Re-established) Spell, Thos. B., 17 Nov 1898

Collier, Jerome, 29 Aug 1900

Cg'd to HELBIG, 6 Mar 1901

Cg'd back to ROSEDALE, [23 May 1904]

French, Henry G., 23 May 1904

Mackan, Robt. E., 28 Sep 1906

Gaskin, Lola L., 11 Jan 1909

Discontinued 31 Oct 1912; mail to Beaumont

 

 

SABINE (Jefferson)

Brown, Benj. H., 8 May 1899

Pitts, Lizzie, 8 Jly 1902

Alford, Henry C., 14 Feb 1903

Wilson, Wm. S., 23 Oct 1903

Alford, Henry C., 27 Jan 1905 (Failed to qualify)

Reeve, Jos. G., 6 Jun 1905

Harper, Kate, 21 Jly 1910

Harper, Alice, 20 Sep 1911

Quinn, Chas. N., 5 Oct 1914

Dietrich, Clarence, 16 Feb 1921 (Declined)

Quinn, Chas. N., 5 Oct 1914

 

 

SABINE CITY (Jefferson)

Powlas?, Jasper, 8 Mar 1847

Smith, Niles F., 22 Jun 1848

Brown, Orrin, 17 Nov 1851

Edmondson, Holland V. C., 10 Jun 1856

Cg'd to SABINE PASS, 11 Apr 1860

 

 

SABINE PASS (Jefferson) (see also SABINE CITY)

Edmondson, Holland V. C., 11 Apr 1860

Edmonson , Holland V. C., 5 Aug 1861 (CSA)

Dorman, John W., 2 May 1862 (CSA)

Harris, Wm., 5 Nov 1864 (CSA)

Keith, R. D., 27 Oct 1865

McGaffey, Otis, 27 Dec 1865

Allison, Wm., 17 May 1866

Hawley, Geo. W., 4 Dec 1868

McGaffey, Chas. N., 27 Oct 1870

Fenck, Mrs. Susan J., 27 Dec 1870

Fenck, Ed., 3 Mar 1871

Harper, Mary A., 19 Apr 1872

Sweet, Elizabeth P., 29 Oct 1875

Ketchem, Henry C., 7 Mar 1882

Wakefield, Quentin? Q., 24 Oct 1882

McDonough, Miss Jack, 17 Aug 1885

Gripon, Zada, 18 Nov 1886

Plummer, Minnie A., 20 Jun 1893

Stewart, Maggie, 6 Nov 1893

Irwin, Mrs. A. A., 13 Mar 1899 (Declined)

McCall, Andrew, 10 Jly 1901 (Declined)

Wilson, Thos., 3 Oct 1901

Page, Mary E., 31 Mar 1914

Crossman, Emma J., 24 Oct 1921

Barras, Norine, 4 Mar 1927

Cunniff, Mrs. Penna N., 22 Mar 1928

Sapp, Jas. E., 22 Oct 1930

 

 

SMYTH'S BLUFF (Jefferson)

Hockwald, Moses, 10 Nov 1873

Smyth, Jos. G., 24 Mar 1874

Colton, Geo. W., 16 Aug 1875

Caldwell, Chas. H., 11 May 1876

Discontinued 13 Nov 1876

 

 

SOUR LAKE (Jefferson)

Moore, Albert R., 11 Jly 1877

Merchant, Jas. A., 17 May 1880

Pivoto, Jule M., 8 Jly 1880

Discontinued 29 Jly 1880

 

 

SPINDLE TOP (Jefferson)

Harrison, Theophilas K., 1 Jun 1905

Staples, Robt. R., 29 Mar 1906 (Declined)

White, Tilford W., 4 Jun 1906

Discontinued 31 Aug 1906; mail to Beaumont

 

 

TAYLOR'S BAYOU (Jefferson)

Broussard, Moise, 5 May 1876

Bordages, Philip, 4 Mar 1878

Hamshire, Mrs. Mary A., 23 May 1883

Landrum, Martha E., 5 Sep 1883

Dugat, Jos., 12 May 1890

Cg'd to FANNETT, 8 Sep 1899

(Order rescinded 13 Oct 1899)

Burrell, Will, 27 Nov 1900

Cg'd to FANNETT, 22 Apr 1903

 

 

VILLAGE CREEK (Jefferson)

Sims, Jesse G., 29 Jun 1857

Hayes, John R., 22 Jly 1859

Discontinued 13 Aug 1860

 

 

VITERBO (Jefferson)

Burge, Robt. T., 9 Apr 1903

Discontinued 30 Sep 1903; papers to Beaumont

 

 

VOTH (Jefferson)

Broome, John H., 2 Jan 1903

Welker, Annis V., 29 Apr 1910

Welker, Franklin F., 21 Jan 1913

Fulgham, Lawson B., 20 Feb 1914

 

 

WEST BURY (Jefferson)

West, Gores?, 11 Dec 1907

Discontinued 30 Nov 1909; mail to Grayburg

 

 

WOODRUFF (Jefferson)

Smith, F. W., 5 Oct 1903

(Order rescinded ___? Mar 1904)