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

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POSTMASTERS & POST OFFICES OF
JOHNSON COUNTY, TEXAS
1854 - 1930

 

ACTON (Johnson, Hood)
[formerly CAMANCHE PEAK, per CSA records]

McHenslee, _________, 13 Aug 1861 (CSA)

Tucker, Jas. M., 18 Feb 1863 (CSA)

To Hood County

 

 

ALVARADO (Johnson)

Waddell, John H., 29 Aug 1854

Balch, Wm., 19 Mar 1855

Tandy, R. M., 10 Jly 1856

Bright, Stephen D., 31 Oct 1856

Laramore, Colonel, 5 Jun 1857

Discontinued 23 Sep 1857

(Re-established) Laramore, Colonel, 10 Apr 1858

Discontinued 24 Jly 1858

(Re-established) Bright, Stephen D., 5 Aug 1858

Burke, Jon., 19 Apr 1859 [resigned]

Burk, Jonath., 6 Aug 1861 (CSA)

Shannon, G. B., 13 Mar 1862 (CSA)

Payne, Dan'l. C., 12 Oct 1864 (CSA)

Discontinued 23 Jan 1867

[Apparently re-established]

Baker, Darius?, 22 Mar 1869

Discontinued 20 Jan 1871

(Re-established) Chamberlin, Jas. J., 12 Apr 1871

Powell, T. J., 7 Nov 1871

Cotten, Geo. W., 1 Feb 1872

Ramsey, John J., 28 Apr 1873

Killough, Sam'l. B., 27 Oct 1875?

Bledsoe, Henry, 18 Feb 1879

Norman, Wm. B., 3 May 1880

Cotten, Geo. W., 11 Apr 1890

Cranford?/Crawford?, John H., 5 Apr 1894

Cotter, Geo. W., 12 Jly 1898

Campbell, Jos. B., 27 Apr 1904

Hill, Louis Elmer, 26 Aug 1907

Campbell, H. T., 26 Aug 1916

Chastain, Hugh T., 20 Dec 1921

 

 

ARUM (Johnson)

Sitton, John W., 5 May 1894

Discontinued 8 Oct 1897; papers to Cleburne

 

 

BARNESVILLE (Johnson)

Barnes, John, 22 Aug 1873

Discontinued 27 May 1874

(Re-established) Shropshire, David N., 21 Nov 1876

Oliphant, John W., 16 May 1879

Sansom, Marion, 5 Apr 1880

Culpepper, H. W., 7 Nov 1881

Shropshire, Jas. M., 26 Sep 1882

Hagins, Abel J., 30 Dec 1887

Hicks, Wesley W., 8 Feb 1889

Discontinued 31 Mar 1890; papers to Alvarado

 

 

BEULAH (Johnson)

Hecock, Amos T., 5 Jun 1882

Cg'd to VIRGILE, 2 Apr 1890

 

 

BISHOP (Johnson)

Adams, Wm., 8 Sep 1884

Discontinued 27 Mar 1886?; papers to Cleburne

 

 

BONO (Johnson)

Hunter, Wm. A., 11 Apr 1879

Discontinued 24 Sep 1879

[Apparently re-established]

Rice, J. S., 28 Apr 1886

Stephens, Robt. A., 17 Jly 1886

Wasson, Irwin W., 31 Jan 1888

Bratcher, Geo. H., 12 Feb 1889

Beal, Arthur D., 14 Jun 1889

Discontinued 24 Aug 1892; mail to Cleburne

[Apparently re-established]

Moss, Lorenzo D., 6 Mar 1894

Davis, Adolph, 21 Jly 1897

Keeble, Robt. L., 6 Mar 1913

Armstrong, Algernon L., 1 Feb 1916

Coke, John T., 25 Sep 1917

Coke, Giles T., 15 May 1920

Coke, Louis, 11 Aug 1921

Coke, Jas. L., 24 Sep 1921

Cheek, Wm. D., 1 Feb 1930

Orr, Henry S., 20 Nov 1931 (Acting postmaster)

 

 

BRUCE (Johnson)

Crook, Wiley M., 7 Jly 1885?

Alexander, David R., 26 May 1886?

Reid, John, 15 Sep 1886

Discontinued 28 May 1891; papers to Godley

 

 

BUCHANAN (Johnson) (see also WARDVILLE)

Verstille, Wm. H. S., 27 Nov 1857

Maxey, Greenberry H., 4 Mar 1858

Koonce, Felix P., 18 Jun 1860 (left the country)

Jewell, Geo. B., 5 Aug 1861 (CSA) (resigned)

Powell, Jas. L., 26 Oct 1861 (CSA)

Wren, Mrs. Josephine B., 20 Feb 1866

Levy, Morris, 29 Jun 1866

Scott, Mrs. Mary J., 5 Feb 1867

Scott, R. W., 16 Aug 1867

Discontinued 9 Sep 1868

 

 

BUEL (Johnson)

Rogers, John I., 10 Feb 1885

Marshall, Frances A. E., 7 Jan 1889

Franks, Frances A. E., 19 Feb 1889

Hickman, T. P., 19 May 1893

Bills, Geo. M., 31 Jly 1893

Tarlton, Geo. W., 8 Jan 1894

Tarlton, Josephine, 17 Apr 1899

Butler, Wm. R., 11 Apr 1903

Logan, Jasper N., 24 Dec 1904

Discontinued 15 Apr 1907; mail to Alvarado

 

 

BURLESON (Johnson)

Williams, Sam'l. J., 17 Jan 1882

Dickey, John L., 4 Aug 1882

McCabe, John W., 6 Mar 1883

Martin, Robt. H., 20 Jan 1885

Armstrong, John S., 28 Jan 1890

Bayard, Milo, 4 Feb 1890

(Order rescinded 7 Jan 1891)

Armstrong, John S., 28 Jan 1890

Lace, Wm. P., 17 Jly 1897

Bransom, Robt. G., 30 Jan 1915

Lace, Wm. P., 1 Aug 1923 (Acting postmaster)

Lace, Katherine A., 8 Apr 1926 (Acting postmaster)

 

 

CADDO GROVE (Johnson)

Gant, Jas. L., 12 Oct 1869

Discontinued 20 Jan 1871

(Re-established) Goodloe, Jas. A., 12 Jun 1871

Norton, Aaron, 1 Sep 1875

Ellis, Hugh M., 19 Oct 1875

Norton, Wm. L., 17 Jan 1876

West, Wm. L., 28 Jun 1877

Discontinued 21 Dec 1883; mail to Joshua

 

 

CALEB (Johnson)

McMillan, Dan'l. B., 7 Oct 1892

Discontinued 4 May 1895; papers to Joshua

 

 

CAMANCHE PEAK (Johnson)

Plemmons, Jas., 10 Mar 1856

Hollis, Clarence P., 16 May 1857

Allison, Jas. L., 10 May 1859 [left country]

Discontinued 5 Nov 1866

[Cg'd to ACTON, per CSA records]

 

 

CAMP HENDERSON (Johnson)

Wren, Mrs. Josephine B., 19 Apr 1867

[Cg'd] to CLEBURNE, 16 Jly 1867

 

 

CLEBURNE (Johnson) (see also CAMP HENDERSON)

Ballard, G. W., 16 Jly 1867

Greenha__, Bazzeal S., 30 Oct 1867

Lockett, Sol., 22 Aug 1871

Harris, Benj. F., 31 Jan 1873

Fulton, Thos. H., 12 Jan 1874

Harris, Benj. F., 19 Jun 1874

Clark, Sylvester N., 30 Aug 1876

Deal, Wm. H., 14 Feb 1891

Poole, Robt. A., 4 May 1893

Cummings, Wm. H., 14 Sep 1897 (X)

Dickson, Carlton A., 31 Mar 1898

Ransone Jr., Julien R., 18 Mar 1914

Dickson, Carlton A., 1 Mar 1923

 

 

CRESSON (Johnson, Hood)

Tankersley, Campbell G., 30 Nov 1887

Crook, Wiley M., 3 Jly 1888

Fidler, Frank O., 4 Feb 1890 (C)

To Hood County

 

 

CROSS TIMBERS (Ellis, Johnson)

Matthews, Wm. T. 4 Aug 1884

Hoffman, John J., 11 Oct 1887

Stevens, Hiram D., 28 Mar 1890 (C)

Discontinued 14 Apr 1891; papers to Pleasant Point

[Apparently re-established]

Vawter, Edgar S., 21 Apr 1899

Perry, Hugh L., 13 Nov 1901

Discontinued 29 Feb 1904; papers to Burleson

 

 

CUBA (Johnson)

Seale, Robt. L., 28 Dec 1882

Hudlow, Geo. F., 25 Mar 1892

Bennett, Geo. K., 24 May 1893

Marshall, F. A. E., 20 Sep 1897 (Declined)

Eller, Julius M., 12 Nov 1897

Discontinued 31 May 1904; mail to Cleburne

 

 

DONALD (Johnson)

Bullard, John, 5 Oct 1892

Discontinued 21 Jly 1894; papers to Blum, Hill Co.

 

 

EGAN (Johnson)

Miller, Wm. E., 15 May 1883

Ritchie, Wm. B., 29 Jun 1889

Martin, Walter R., 6 Mar 1891

Ragan, Jas. F., 5 Jan 1914

Hughes, Ella A. 4 Jun 1918

 

 

EQUESTRIA (Johnson)

Cleveland, Crum L., 26 Jun 1883

Discontinued 3 Oct 1884; mail to Cleburne

[Apparently re-established]

Drennan, Jas. A., 11 Feb 1887

Whittenburg, Mary E., 10 Apr 1896

Discontinued 29 Aug 1896; papers to Freeland

 

 

FALLS (Johnson)

Rogers, Wm. L., 21 ____? 1884

Discontinued 6 Jan 1886?; papers to Cleburne

 

 

FREELAND (Bosque, Johnson)

Discontinued 3 Oct 1884; mail to Cleburne

(Re-established) Lain, Erastus B., 16 Feb 1885

Buchanan, Chas. M., 26 May 1886

Lain, Erastus B., 19 Sep 1889 (C)

Craven, John?, 12 Sep 1890

Welbanks, Allen N., 2 Oct 1890

Discontinued 31 May 1911; mail to Cleburne

 

 

GODLEY (Johnson)

King, Jas. N., 6 Jan 1888

Turner, Geo. T., 10 Oct 1888

Glenn. Columbus B., 30 Apr 1890

Griffith, Wm. H., 15 Dec 1890

Ardrey, Jas. H., 23 Oct 1896

Crie, Ed. H., 7 Sep 1900

Rains, Jas. B., 25 Feb 1910

Lockhart, Clarence J., 14 Dec 1914

McNally, Nora C., 22 Feb 1922

 

 

GOSSIP (Johnson)

Burgess, Jas. A., 4 Oct 1888

Cg'd to VENUS, 12 Dec 1888

 

 

GRAND VIEW (Johnson)

Kirtley, F. L., 29 Apr 185__?

Discontinued 22 Jan 1857

(Re-established) Scurlock, Jas. F., 17 Feb 1857

Scurlock, Jas. F., 12 Jly 1861 (CSA)

Taliaferro, W., 19 Aug 1864 (CSA)

Discontinued 5 Nov 1866

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

Discontinued 9 Sep 1868

(Re-established) Penn, Flavious J., 19 Jly 1876

Benjamin, Newell G., 16 Jun 1879

Miller, Martin D., 27 Oct 1879

Farris, Thos. D., 2 Jun 1880

Pittman, Thad. E., 11 Apr 1882

Hollingsworth, John E., 6 Dec 1882

Walton, O. C., 9 May 1884

Torian, Thos. P., 13 Nov 1884

Lawson, Wm. C., 26 Feb 1892

(Order rescinded 16 Dec 1892)

Torian, Thos. P., 13 Nov 1884

Abney, John D., 23 Jly 1897

Haynie, Thos. H., 20 Feb 1914

Wade, Thos. S., 1 Apr 1920 (Acting postmaster)

McCown, Ova L., 17 Jan 1922

Davis, Grandville E., 19 May 1925 (Acting postmaster)

Cg'd to GRANDVIEW, 15 Sep 1925

 

 

GRANDVIEW (Johnson) (see also GRAND VIEW)

Davis, Grandville E., 19 May 1925 (Acting postmaster)

McCown, Eva H., 17 Dec 1925

 

 

GREENWAY (Johnson)

Watters, Henry B., 16 Aug 1894

Ramsey, John S., 14 Dec 1904

Discontinued 31 Jan 1905; mail to Freeland

(Order rescinded 25 Jan 1906)

Ramsey, John S., 14 Dec 1904

Runnels, Isaac, 6 Apr 1906

Discontinued 31 May 1911; mail to Cleburne

 

 

HEUGH (Johnson)

Stroble, Wm. E., 12 Dec 1883

Stone, Benj. F., 12 Jan 1887

Edmiston, Wm. R., 17 Jan 1888

Stone, Benj. F., 19 Nov 1888

Donahoe, Wm. F., 28 Dec 1889 (C)

Discontinued 3 Jly 1890; papers to Grand View

 

 

JOSHUA (Johnson)

McMillan, Dan'l. B., 28 Mar 1882

Johnson, Henry, 23 Mar 1886

West, Wm. L., 9 Nov 1886

Chauncey, Chas. M., 21 Jan 1890

Campbell, Geo. M., 10 Mar 1892

West, Chas. C., 11 Sep 1893

Eddleman, Reginald N., 14 Dec 1914

West, Sam'l. A., 7 Nov 1925

 

 

KEENE (Johnson)

Kirkpatrick, Jacob W., 1 May 1894

Stevenson, Thos. T., 13 Jun 1896

Keller, Robt. G., 4 Feb 1898 (Declined)

Huguley?, Jos. B., 14 Apr 1898

Hodges, Chas. H., 28 Dec 1899

Sutherland, Geo. A., 8 Feb 1901

Luccock, Henry H., 10 Jun 1904

Casey, Jas. D., 10 Dec 1914

Luccock, Martha A., 31 Mar 1922

 

 

LAURA (Johnson)

Mahanay, Ransom W., 28 May 1892

Discontinued 28 Jun 1895; never in operation

 

 

LILLIAN (Johnson) (see also PLEASANT POINT)

Braswell, Alice P., 12 Jly 1904

Eskridge, Irma M., 14 Dec 1914

 

 

MARYSTOWN (Johnson)

McKinney, John M., 13 Mar 1874

Discontinued 3 Aug 187__?

[Apparently re-established]

Miller, Wm. E., 19 May 1879

Witherspoon, Colman G., 7 Sep 1882

Hollingsworth, Thos. W., 16 Sep 1884

Discontinued 15 Apr 1901; papers to Burleson

 

 

NATHAN (Johnson)

Orr, Madison, 14 Sep 1887

Orr, Virginia A., 20 Jan 1890 (C)

Westbrook, Jos. B., 19 Dec 1893

West, Austin N., 28 Dec 1894

Moore, Jas. A., 11 Jly 1904

Cg'd to PARKER, 12 May 1906

 

 

NOLANDS RIVER (Johnson)

Menefee, Wm. O., 4 Aug 1858

Menefee, Wm. O., 12 Jly 1861 (CSA) [resigned]

Wright, John B., 13 Sep 1861 (CSA)

Discontinued 5 Nov 1866

(Re-established) Menefee, Wm. O., 22 Aug 1873

Hamilton, Newton, 17 Jan 1876

Kimball, John F., 22 Sep 1876

Discontinued 11 Sep 1877

(Re-established) Gillum, Tyre E., 1 Oct 1877

Discontinued 21 Nov 1881

 

 

O'HAIR (Johnson)

Gilliam, Hardy, 17 Mar 1881

Discontinued 17 Nov 1881

 

 

PARKER (Johnson) (see also NATHAN)

Moore, Jas. A., 12 May 1906

Galloway, Wilburne __., 18 May 1907

Herman, Jesse L., 30 Oct 1907

Richards, Willis B., 26 Aug 1909

Duvall, Claud, 19 Aug 1915

Taylor, Mary C., 6 Jan 1917

Stuart, Mellie B., 11 May 1918

Peyton, Thos. E., 28 Apr 1920

Discontinued 15 Jly 1927; mail to Grandview

 

 

PLEASANT POINT (Johnson)

Russell, Benj. F., 20 Oct 1875

Brown, Andrew J., 18 Mar 1878

Wilkes, W. W., 19 Sep 1879

Hill, Andrew B., 10 May 1882

High, Andrew W., 22 Jun 1883

Sebastian, Edmond P. ,3 Sep 1883

Leak, Whitfield, 29 Apr 1885

Cooper, Alice P., 27 Jun 1888

Braswell, Alice P., 6 Feb 1894

Cg'd to LILLIAN, 12 Jly 1904

 

 

QUICKSAND (Johnson)

Westbrook, Jos. B., 19 Jan 1871

Discontinued 18 Jly 1871

 

 

RIO VISTA (Johnson)

Hughes, Hezekiah K?/R?, 4 Nov 1885

Hope, Rector C., 19 Feb 1887

Pogue, John T., 13 Sep 1887

Discontinued 16 Nov 1887; papers to Blum, Hill Co.

(Re-established) Pogue, John T., 21 Dec 1887

Discontinued 19 Jan 1889; papers to Cleburne

[Apparently re-established]

Bullock, Geo. W., 28 Jan 1890 (C)

Jordan, Willie H., 7 Oct 1890

Stringer, Jos. J., 9 Jan 1891

Jordan, Ed. B., 2 Jun 1891

Hughes, Hezekiah, 7 Sep 1892

Menefee, Andrew J., 14 Nov 1895

Huffman, Jarrett B., 5 Oct 1899

Chipley, Robt. H., 27 Aug 1908

Barton, Frank R., 19 Dec 1910

Barton, Myrtle C., 25 Jun 1915

 

 

ROCK CREEK (Johnson)

Riddle, Jos., 18 Nov 1858

Kirkham, John, 26 Jly 1860

Discontinued 16 Oct 1860

 

 

STOVALL (Johnson)

Stovall, John W., 22 Jan 1884

Adair, Mrs. Lizzie L., 5 Jun 1884

Montgomery, L. D., 26 May 1886

Green, Ira, 21 Sep 1886

Turner, Henry, 14 Jan 1887

Adair, Lizzie L., 5 Jan 1888

Malone, Ann E., 22 Jan 1891

Discontinued 16 Apr 1891; papers to Godley

 

 

STUBBLEFIELD (Johnson)

Campbell, Hardiman M., 26 Feb 1877

Briscoe, Jas. N., 2 May 1881

Billingsley, Edwin., 5 Jan 1882

Chapman, John P., 7 Jan 1884

Montgomery, Robt., 11 Nov 1884

Chapman, John P., 25 Sep 1886

Montgomery, Robt., 14 Dec 1886 or 87

Keys, Chas. M., 10 Apr 1888

Discontinued 13 Feb 1889; papers to Cuba

[Apparently re-established]

Seale, Alex. J., 11 Apr 1892

Davis, Isaiah, 30 Apr 1895

Laramore, Frank A., 21 Aug 1897

Discontinued 15 Sep 1900; papers to Alvarado

 

 

SULLIVAN (Johnson)

Ince, Wm. J., 29 Mar 1894

Discontinued 20 Sep 1897; papers to Nathan

 

 

VENUS (Johnson) (see also GOSSIP)

Burgess, Jas. A., 12 Dec 1888

Bowers, Jos. W., 3 Dec 1889

Banks, Jas. H., 23 May 1894

Cosgrove, Eligah F., 11 Apr 1898

Meadows, Bert R., 5 Oct 1906

Foster, Arthur E., 27 Jan 1909

Hornbuckle, Jean, 29 May 1913

Howle, Emery, 13 Aug 1923 (Acting postmaster)

Foster, Arthur E., 21 Dec 1923 (Acting postmaster)

 

 

VIRGILE (Johnson) (see also BEULAH)

Crozier, Dunlap W., 2 Apr 1890

Discontinued 25 Aug 1893; papers to Cresson

 

 

WARDVILLE (Johnson)

Blythe, Thos. J., 9 Jly 1855

Verstille, Wm. H. S., 15 May 1856

Cg'd to BUCHANAN, 27 Nov 1857