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

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

 

ANTIOCH (Lavaca)

Tate, Riley, 8 May 1855

Tate, Riley,13 Mar 1862 (CSA)

Brugger?, John, 10 Apr 1866

Holland, Thos. S., 3 Dec 1867

Koerth, Chas. G., 19 May 1879

Franks, Columbus, 7 Sep 1882

Haynes, Chas. C., 27 May 1883

Youngkin, Henry C., 27 Oct 1884

Smith, Thos., 3 Nov 1885

Youngkin, Henry C., 18 Mar 1886

(Order rescinded 22 Mar 1886)

Smith, Thos., 3 Nov 1885

Hornburg, Henry, 28 Nov 1887

Cg'd to KARNEY, 1 Jun 1888

 

 

BAURS (Lavaca)

Baur, Aug., 17 Apr 1884

Discontinued 10 Feb 1890; papers to Flatonia

 

 

BEARDEN (Lavaca)

Mayo, Kinchen, 4 Aug 1851

Mayo, Kinchen, 9 Aug 1861 (CSA)

Discontinued 28 Jan 1863 (CSA)

[Apparently re-established]

Dinsmore, Mrs. Amanda F., 15 Jun 1866

Cg'd to SPEAKVILLE, 9 Jly 1866

 

 

BOVINE (Lavaca)

May, Patrick, 16 May 1860

May, Patrick, 12 Jly 1861 (CSA)

Discontinued 23 Jan 1867

(Re-established) Mahon, Bernard A., 8 Nov 1872

Matron?, B., 16 Aug 1875

Mahon, Bernard A., 21 Sep 1875

Plume, Thos. Y., 30 Oct 1883

Discontinued 21 Jan 1889; papers to Sweet Home

 

 

BOXVILLE (Lavaca) (see also SPEAKEVILLE)

Traylor, Rich'd. B., 18 Dec 1876

Speake, Annie, 21 Jan 1879

Speake, Mary Ann E., 18 Feb 1879

Bennett, Mary Ann E., 28 Jly 1879

Speake, L. E., 12 Apr 1881

Bennett, Mary Ann E., 17 Aug 1881

Discontinued 29 Jun 1882; mail to Seclusion

 

 

BRANON (Lavaca)

Branon, Jas. D., 7 Sep 1901

Discontinued 31 Jly 1915; mail to Hallettsville

 

 

BRESLAU (Lavaca)

Hoffman, Henry H., 9 Nov 1880

Weller, John H., 25 Oct 1882

Ladewig, Fred, 26 Apr 1886

Striebeck, Wm. H., 11 Mar 1890 (C)

Hoffman, Heinrich H., 18 Jly 1891

Miller, Otto W., 2 Nov 1898

Stulken, Herman L., 25 Feb 1903

Discontinued 31 May 1911; mail to Hallettsville

 

 

BRUSHYVILLE (Lavaca)

Maulding, John W., 3 Jly 1856

Discontinued 13 Feb 1857

 

 

CONROY (Lavaca, DeWitt)

May, Patrick, 25 Jly 1884

To DeWitt County, 16 Jun 1886

 

 

CREOLE (Lavaca)

Garner, Thos. R., 31 Jly 1903

Harral, Robt. H. B., 12 Nov 1907

Discontinued 15 Apr 1911; mail to Ezzell

 

 

EZZELL (Lavaca)

Ezzell, Ira, 23 Jan 1883

Noble, A. B., 14 Dec 1885

Noble, Wm. C., 20 Nov 1888

Garner, Jos. D., 20 Dec 1890

Garner, Auburn J., 16 Nov 1905

Koonce, John F., 9 Feb 1907

Discontinued 31 Oct 1914; mail to Hallettsville

 

 

GANDY (Lavaca, Jackson)

Gandy, Dan'l., 13 Aug 1906

Brewer, Lewis G., 6 Dec 1907 (Declined)

To Jackson County, 17 Aug 1908

 

 

GLECKLER (Lavaca) (see also LILLA)

Gleckler, Alfred, 13 Feb 1885

Discontinued 31 Mar 1905; mail to Schulenburg

 

 

HACKBERRY (Lavaca)

Neuhaus, Ed., 4 Jly 1862 (CSA)

Neuhaus, Mrs. Auguste, 21 Feb 1866

Neuhaus, L. Ed., 11 Aug 1873

Neuhaus, Chas. L., 9 Nov 1880

Mollest, Minnie, 8 Jun 1906 (Declined)

Discontinued 10 Sep 1906; mail to Schulenburg

 

 

HALFMOON (Lavaca)

Runger, John M., 6 Nov 1885

Krueger, John M., 23 Dec 1885?

Cg'd to SHINER, 31 Mar 1888

 

 

HALLETTSVILLE (Lavaca)

Ballard, Coletinus, 26 Feb 1849

Foster, Sam'l. T., 9 Dec 1856

Graves, Geo. N., 11 Feb 1857

Kelly, John W., 1 Oct 1857

Ellis, Volney, 19 Sep 1859

Mason, Thos. E., 27 Oct 1859 [resigned]

Holtzclaw, Eli, 27 Oct 1860?

Holtzclaw, Eli, 12 Jly 1861 (CSA)

Notgrass, Thos., 2 Jan 1863 (CSA)

Hinckley, Walter R., 22 Dec 1864 (CSA)

Foster, Abner K., 4 Dec 1865

Streich, Martha L., 1 Nov 1866

Shoemaker, Henry M., 30 Jan 1872

Sheley, Wm., 29 Sep 1875

Howerton, David B., 31 Mar 1880

Miller, Wm. J., 13 Jan 1899

Paulus, D. A., 28 Apr 1913

Young, Geo. A., 28 Apr 1922

Stulken, Herman L., 26 Feb 1927

 

 

HENKHAUS (Lavaca)

Henkhaus, Atoysius? F., 16 Apr 1898

Mueller, Edmund, 26 Mar 1901

Hafreneck, Frank, 7 Feb 1902

Darilek, Frank, 31 Oct 1902

Discontinued 2 Jan 1907; mail to Shiner

 

 

HOPE (Lavaca)

Stadtler, Chas. L., 5 Jun 1857

Discontinued 31 Nov 1857

(Re-established) Maulding, Dewitt C., 17 Feb 1858

Porter, David M., 8 May 1861

Porter, D. M., 12 Jly 1861 (CSA)

Barker, P. R., 15 Apr 1862 (CSA)

Hoffer, Anton, 9 Oct 1866

Bucherley, Fred., 24 Jly 1868

Munson, C. F., 10 May 1870

Wright, Geo. W., 5 Jly 1870

Smith, Ed. M., 30 Jly 1872

Patterson, Jas. C., 30 Sep 1878

McFarland, Thos. J., 5 Jan 1880

Dodd, Rich'd. W., 1 Mar 1881

Thrift, Rich'd. B., 31 May 1888

Archer, Jas. W., 20 Mar 1902

Thrift, Rich'd. B., 16 Feb 1906

Discontinued 15 Sep 1906; mail to Yoakum

 

 

KARNEY (Lavaca) (see also ANTIOCH)

Hornburg, Henry, 1 Jun 1888

Williams, Dan'l. W., 2 May 1891

Discontinued 15 May 1891; papers to Williamsburgh

 

 

KINKLER (Lavaca)

Meaking, Fred'k. O., 14 Sep 1886

Fertsch, Theo., 23 Nov 1889 (C)

Mertz, John C., 12 Jan 1894

Miller, Otto, 28 Nov 1896

Fertsch, Theo., 16 Jan 1903

Discontinued 14 Sep 1905; mail to Hallettsville

 

 

KOERTHS (Lavaca)

Franks, Columbus, 27 May 1884

Discontinued 21 Jun 1887; papers to Antioch

[Apparently re-established]

Rathke, Jas. A., 10 Apr 1893

Hill, Thos. J., 5 Aug 1902

Gerdes, Tony, 16 Aug 1907

Discontinued 31 Jan 1910; mail to Hallettsville

 

 

KRAJINA (Lavaca)

Skrehot, Rudolph F., 3 May 1895

Skrehot, Clement J., 20 Dec 1898

Winther, Mamie, 4 Aug 1901

Skrehot, Clement J., 8 Apr 1902

Discontinued 30 Sep 1902; papers to Seclusion

 

 

LILLA (Lavaca)

Gleckler, Alfred, 8 Sep 1884

Cg'd to GLECKLER, 13 Feb 1885

 

 

MONSERATE (Lavaca)

Dew, Thos. T., 30 Mar 1894

Daniel, Jos. B., 11 Dec 1899

Lanik, Frank N., 13 Sep 1900

Steffek, Frank S., 7 Feb 1902

Discontinued 14 Sep 1905; mail to Hallettsville

 

 

MORAVIA (Lavaca)

Clark, Isaac E., 20 Sep 1882

McBurford, Jessie, 27 Oct 1887

Burford, Jesse M., 11 Nov 1887

Jalufka, Ignatz E., 13 Jly 1891

Schilling, Jos. J., 28 Jun 1905 (Declined)

Discontinued 30 Sep 1900; mail to Schulenburg

 

 

MOULTON (Gonzales, Lavaca)

Qualls, Henry L., 22 Dec 1858 or 9?

Qualls, H. L., 12 Jly 1861 (CSA) [resigned]

Levey, M. C., 28 Dec 1861 (CSA)

Obar, Matilda I., 29 May 1866

Robinson, Jas. M., 2 Sep 1867

Walker, Sam'l. H., 14 Jun 1871

McGill, Jeff'n. W., 10 Jan 1872

Vauhan, Henry, 8 Aug 1872

McGill, J. W., 31 Jan 1876

Jackson, Thos. F., 9 Oct 1878

Boehm, Ed., 28 May 1892

Fotzebue, Aug. M., 15 May 1893

Jones, Willis H., 14 Sep 1894

Jaeggli, Rudolph, 1 Oct 1898

Crouch, John W., 28 May 1901

Richter, Wenzel K., 6 Jly 1907

Meiners, Louis A., 11 Feb 1914

Richter, Wenzel K., 1 Oct 1923 (Acting postmaster)

 

 

MOULTON INSTITUTE (Lavaca)

Holmes, Mortimer Sam'l., 12 Jun 1888

Leach, Thos. A., 8 Mar 1894

Moffat, Mary L., 25 Jly 1894

Discontinued 14 Aug 1894; papers to Moulton

 

 

MUSTANG (Lavaca)

Jones, Maryland, 21 Jan 1851

Discontinued 27 Sep 1854

(Re-established) Savoy, Louis M., 23 Apr 1855

Discontinued 16 Sep 1857

 

 

NOVOHRAD (Lavaca)

Vrazel, John, 31 Oct 1894

Kopetzky, Martin W., 30 Jan 1895

McKinnon, A. B., 14 Dec 1895

Vacek, Stachos, 26 May 1896

Pechacek, John, 24 Oct 1896

Parlas?/Pavlas?, Felix J., 25 Apr 1898

Hajek, Frank, 21 Dec 1898

Discontinued 31 May 1905; mail to Moulton

 

 

OAKLAND (Lavaca, Colorado)

Turner, Amanda, 31 May 1848

To Colorado County

 

 

OAKWOOD (Lavaca)

Established 1 Mar 1862 (CSA)

Bellah, R. H.?/R. W?, 1 Mar 1862 (CSA)

[Apparently discontinued by CSA]

 

 

ORSACK (Lavaca) (see also WORTHING)

Orsack, Jos., 6 Dec 1882

Discontinued 5 Jan 1883; mail to Hallettsville

 

 

PETERSBURG (Lavaca)

Townsend, Wm. T., 10 Mar 1848

Thweatt, Arch. H., 8 Sep 1851

Pennington, Ephraim B., 18 Feb 1854

Davis, Wm. B., 29 Jly 1854

Wills, Wm. R. B., 28 Feb 1856

Judd, Henry K., 22 Jly 1858

Caldwell, W. T., 17 Jly 1861 (CSA) [resigned]

Zumwalt, A. C., 24 Oct 1861 (CSA)

[Ordered, on 31 Jan 1862, by CSA, that the site of

Petersburg, Lavaca Co., Texas, to town, be changed one mile,

and that J. J. Morgan be appointed postmaster in

place of A. C. Zumwalt.]

Morgan, J. J., 31 Jan 1862 (CSA)

Zumwalt, A. C., 16 Jly 1862 (CSA)

Morgan, Aurelia, 27 Mar 1866

Judd, Henry R., 6 Dec 1866

Williams, John, 3 Jun 1872

Avant, Nathan, 3 Mar 1875

[Cg'd] to WILLIAMSBURGH, 21 Apr 1876

 

 

POST OAK GROVE (Lavaca)

Zumwalt, Ed., 16 Feb 1872

Johnson, Robt. A., 21 May 1877

Leggett, Wm. C., 4 Oct 1881

Bishop, Jas. L., 15 Jan 1883

Discontinued 15 May 1883; mail to Hallettsville

 

 

ROCKY MILLS (Lavaca)

Stribling, Benj. H., 31 Aug 1847

Discontinued 10 Mar 1848

(Re-established) Stribling, Benj. H., 15 Jun 1848

Stribling, Benj. F., 30 Jly 1852

Discontinued 14 Aug1855

 

 

SECLUSION (Lavaca)

Speake, Mary A. N., 28 Apr 1879

Gray, Mary Emma, 16 May 1879

Miller, Mrs. Mary E., 24 Jly 1884

Works, Talitha Ann, 9 Jly 1885

Monroe, Eli, 23 Nov 1886

Works, Eli M., 10 Dec 1886

Traylor, Rich'd. B., 16 Nov 1889

Smith, Lettie McD., 13 Dec 1890

Discontinued 31 May 1914; mail to Vienna

 

 

SHINER (Lavaca) (see also HALFMOON)

Kreuger, John M., 31 Mar 1888

Wangerman, Adolph G., 7 Jun 1892

Smith, Robt. L., 10 May 1893

Smith, French O., 16 Jan 1895

Flato, Henry N., 2 Jan 1896

Seydler, Rich'd. G., 14 Oct 1897

Seydler, Louise, 1 May 1902

Flato, Rudolph G., 19 Feb 1903

Pannewitz, Gustav A., 12 Oct 1906

Hughes, Covey M., 3 Nov 1914 (Acting postmaster)

Herder, Edmund, 29 Dec 1914

Ponton, Thos. J., 1 Jan 1920 (Acting postmaster)

Koether, Hugh G., 23 Aug 1922

 

 

SPEAKES (Lavaca)

Koonce, John W., 25 Jly 1929

 

 

SPEAKVILLE (Lavaca) (see also BEARDEN)

Speake Sr., Thos., 9 Jly 1866

Wiley, Miss Martha J., 30 Mar 1868

Speake, Hanan P., 9 Sep 1868

[Cg'd] to BOXVILLE, 18 Dec 1876

 

 

STAR (Lavaca)

Rusler, John, 18 Apr 1870

Discontinued 16 Jun 1871

 

 

SUBLIME (Lavaca)

Strunk, Dietrich, 14 Jun 1875

Miller, Robt., 12 Oct 1881

Kloppenburg, John K., 5 Sep 1893

Miller Sr., Robt., 9 Aug 1897

Miller, Aug. O., 7 Jly 1909

Reese, Henry J., 18 Sep 1913

Woytek, Jos., 6 Mar 1915

Buchanek, Beulah, 22 Jly 1918

Pesch, Beulah, 16 Dec 1920

 

 

SWEET HOME (Lavaca)

Patton, Alfred G., 14 Jly 1852

Tippett, Homer M., 5 Oct 1858

York, Jas. A., 6 Aug 1859

York, J. A., 12 Jly 1861 (CSA)

Richardson, Reuben E., 8 Jan 1866

Cook, Egbert S., 9 Feb 1870

Foster, Clement F., 1 Apr 1870

West, Washington, 1 Apr 1879

Saunder Jr., Rich'd. C., 27 Dec 1886

Stacy, Wm. T., 13 Feb 1889

Nichols, Clay, 28 May 1891

Nichols, Wm. A., 16 Feb 1895

Patton, Fred G., 13 Jan 1898

Kuenstler, Ernst H., 24 Jan 1903

Ebner, Wm. B., 28 Nov 1914

Valenta, Ignatius E., 20 Jly 1928

Valenta, Jos. M., 7 May 1929

 

 

TOMMIE (Lavaca)

Tucker, Thos. L., 29 Jan 1890 (C)

Brown, Barnard, 25 Mar 1891

Discontinued 6 Dec 1892; papers to Hallettsville

 

 

VIENNA (Lavaca)

Milby, Benj., 21 Jly 1873

Laughter, Jas. V., 29 Jly 1875

Whitfield, John A., 7 Apr 1876

Laughter, Jas. V., 21 Sep 1876

Discontinued 20 Jan 1879

(Re-established) Mixon, John O., 16 Feb 1885

Discontinued 15 Dec 1905; mail to Hallettsville

(Order rescinded 7 Dec 1905)

Teltschick, Louis, 7 Dec 1905

Discontinued 31 Jly 1915; mail to Hallettsville

 

 

WELLERSBURGH (Lavaca)

Weller Jr., Aug., 23 Jan 1882

Weller, Aug. A., 20 Feb 1882

Discontinued 27 Oct 1887; papers to Oakland, Colorado Co.

 

 

WIED (Lavaca)

Kruse, Wm., 28 Dec 1889 (C)

Mennike, Wm., 25 Oct 1893

Kallus, Alois J., 14 Dec 1895

Discontinued 15 Mar 1906; mail to Hallettsville

 

 

WILLIAMSBURGH (Lavaca) (see also PETERSBURG)

Williams, John, 21 Apr 1876

Discontinued 28 Feb 1910; mail to Hallettsville

 

 

WITTING (Lavaca)

Gihrels, Fritz, 12 Apr 1880

Garbade, Dietrich, 20 Apr 1886

Brunkenhoefer, Henry F., 27 Aug 1900

Buske, Henry, 15 Mar 1902

Stulken, Rudolph H., 14 Sep 1905

Oster, Wm., 22 Mar 1907 (Declined)

(Appointment rescinded 25 Apr 1907)

Stulken, Rudolph H., 14 Sep 1905

Discontinued 15 Aug 1908; mail to Moulton

 

 

WOOD PORT (Victoria, Jackson, Lavaca, Victoria)

[Apparently re-established]

Alexander, Matt W., 23 Feb 1859

To Victoria County

 

 

WORTHING (Lavaca)

Worthing, Fabian A., 12 Apr 1882

Orsack, Jos., 7 Jly 1882

Cg'd to ORSACK, 6 Dec 1882

[Apparently re-established as WORTHING]

Worthing, Fabian A., 29 Apr 1892

Kutach, Louis W., 26 Apr 1898

Discontinued 7 Mar 1899; papers to Wied

(Re-established) Janak, Anton, 7 Mar 1900

Kutach, Jos. A., 6 Jly 1901

Discontinued 15 Mar 1906; mail to Hallettsville

 

 

YOAKUM (DeWitt, Lavaca) (see also CONROY, DeWitt Co.)

Woodward, Thos. P., 21 Jly 1917

Hill, Thos. J., 10 Feb 1922

Wendtland, Perry, 25 Feb 1931