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

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

 

BIRCH CREEK (Leon)

Ridgway, Jas. S., 13 Sep 1852

Franks, A. M., 14 Feb 1853

Discontinued 16 Aug 185__?

 

 

BOGGY (Leon)

Simms, Wm. H., 17 May 1880

Turner, Clem F., 23 May 1901

Cozart, Thos. A., 24 Aug 1903

Reed, Jas. M., 25 Feb 1908

Cg'd to CONNOR, 7 Aug 1908

 

 

BOWERY (Leon)

Stell, John D., 6 Oct 1860

Stell, John D., 6 Aug 1861 (CSA)

Discontinued 5 Nov 1866

 

 

BOWLING (Leon)

Watson, Geo. W., 20 Sep 1858

Copeland, Wm. A., 15 Nov 1860

Copeland, Wm. A., 17 Jan 1862 (CSA)

Discontinued 5 Nov 1866

(Re-established) Davis, Brinkley, 9 Jan 1871

Discontinued 24 Apr 1873

 

 

BRITT (Leon)

Lewis, Jas. M., 30 Nov 1895

Discontinued 30 Mar 1901; papers to Boggy

 

 

BRUNSON (Leon)

Brunson, Jos., 28 Jly 1886

Discontinued 23 Jun 1887; no papers

 

 

BUFFALO (Leon)

Phillips, Chas. L., 10 Jly 1876

Smith, Alex. G., 12 Nov 1884

Bryan, R. M., 29 Dec 1884

(Appointment rescinded 8 Jan 1885)

Cohen, Simon S., 6 Feb 1888

Phillips, Chas. L., 11 Apr 1890

(Order rescinded 17 Dec 1892)

Grayson, Chas. E., 31 Aug 1894

Phillips, Rich'd. L., 19 Jly 1898

Baker, Cora L., 27 Aug 1913

Hill, Jos. C., 1 Dec 1918 (Acting postmaster)

Baker, Cora L., 20 Apr 1919 (Acting postmaster)

House, Clarence W., 1 Jan 1920 (Acting postmaster)

Merrill, Gertrude N., 15 Feb 1924

 

 

CALDWELL'S STORE (Leon)

Weakley, Josiah, 27 Nov 1867

Discontinued 23 Dec 1870

 

 

CANE BRANCH (Leon)

Curtis, Chas. R., 1 Jun 1858

Discontinued 22 Aug 1859

 

 

CENTREVILLE (Leon)

Johnston Jr., Wm. B., 27 Dec 1850

McWhorter, Hugh A., 25 May 1852

Spaulding, Edw. C., 18 Feb 1854

McEachern, Neal, 20 Jly 1854

Spaulding, Edwan C., 7 Dec 1855

Capshaw, John W., 6 Sep 1856

Barkley, David McD., 24 Mar 1858

Barkley, D. McD., 12 Jly 1861 (CSA) [resigned]

Wood, Andrew J., 12 Nov 1861 (CSA)

Cammer, B. W., 20 Nov 1862 (CSA)

Black, Jerome N., 22 Dec 1864 (CSA)

Keller, Henry, 22 Mar 1866

Leavett, John H., 8 Feb 1871

Reed, Warren, 8 Jun 1871

Cook, Henry M., 15 Aug 1871

Reed, Warren, 12 Feb 1872

Cook, Henry M., 2 Dec 1872

McDaniel, Albert G., 31 May 1876

McDaniel, Jos. H., 30 Jly 1877

McDaniel, Jere, 24 Jly 1886

McDaniel, Josiah H., 18 May 1899

Harrison, Thos. W., 31 Jan 1901

Watson, David E., 11 Sep 1908

Coley, Mirabeau E., 30 Oct 1914

Watson, David E., 10 Feb 1922

Lemons, Wood J., 1 Jly 1924 (Acting postmaster)

Cook, DeWitt T., 3 Oct 1924 (Acting postmaster)

Lemons, Wood J., 1 Jun 1931 (Acting postmaster)

Thomason, Mrs. Hester, 10 Nov 1931

 

 

CLAPP'S CREEK (Leon)

Thompson, Ed., 13 Mar 1857

Cessna, Green K., 26 Jan 1858

Burton, Chas. S., 16 Feb 1861

Burton, Chas. S., 12 Jly 1861 (CSA)

Discontinued 28 Sep 1861 (CSA)

(Re-established) Lacy, Robt., 24 Jan 1862 (CSA)

Discontinued 5 Nov 1866

 

 

CONCORD (Leon)

Whaley, Corban M. C., 10 Jly 1884

Robinson Jr., Henry S., 16 Nov 1891

Bull, Pennina L., 26 Jun 1894

Discontinued 14 Apr 1908; mail to Jewett

(Re-established) Montgomery, Cuvier, 10 Jly 1909

Montgomery, Vivian, 9 Sep 1918

Cundiff, John M., 14 Apr 1926

 

 

CONNOR (Leon) (see also BOGGY)

Reed, Jas. M., 7 Aug 1908

Cg'd to FLYNN, 1 Feb 1909

 

 

DETY (Leon)

Smith, Perry I., 4 Mar 1899

Discontinued 4 Aug 1899; never in operation

 

 

DICKEY (Leon)

McCan, Jas. L., 5 Jun 1903

Boggs, Arthur C., 6 Jan 1910

Discontinued 15 ____ 1911; mail to Middleton

(Re-established) Boggs, Arthur C., 9 Apr 1912

Discontinued 16 Mar 1914; mail to Middleton

 

 

EAGLE VALLEY (Leon)

Williams, Zach. M., 19 Jun 1860

Williams, Z. M., 17 Jan 1862 (CSA)

Discontinued 5 Nov 1866

 

 

EPHESUS (Leon)

Williams, J. O., 7 Jly 1903

(Order rescinded 9 Feb 1904)

 

 

EUNICE (Leon)

Hogan, Charley J., 20 Jly 1907

Hill, Eunice M., 12 Jun 1924

Jackson, Nettie M., 27 Feb 1925

Nichols, Asa B., 28 Oct 1927

McKee, Thos. W., 21 Dec 1927

 

 

EVA (Leon)

Lynch, Jas. S., 25 Nov 1895

Larrabee, John C., 29 Jan 1896

Discontinued 25 May 1896; never in operation

 

 

EVANSVILLE (Leon)

Holleman, Howard Y., 20 Jan 1909

Lundy, Wm. Q., 6 Jan 1910

Salmons, Chas. A., 22 Apr 1913

Discontinued 15 Jly 1931; mail to Newby

 

 

FAY (Leon)

Tubb, Dan'l. W., 9 Nov 1895

Green, Elijah W., 8 May 1906

Cg'd to KEECHI, 9 Aug 1906

 

 

FLO (Leon) (see also ODEN)

Haskins, David J. 24 Dec 1891

Hemphill, Wm. T., 5 May 1902

Yarborough, Geo. W., 2 Feb 1905

Yerby, Frank M., 8 Apr 1907

Boykin, Henry F., 16 Mar 1908

Lathrop, Albert W., 11 Jan 1909

Attaway, D. J., 20 Nov 1913

Discontinued 15 Sep 1914; mail to Buffalo

(Re-established) Farrell, Robt. W., 14 Aug 1916

(Order rescinded)

 

 

FLYNN (Leon) (see also CONNOR)

Reed, Jas. M., 2 Feb 1909

Cox, Grover C., 15 Dec 1911

Wilson, Wm. C., 27 Jan 1913

Way, Minnie L., 17 Sep 1913

Cozart, Thos. A., 7 Sep 1916

Roberts, Cora B., 28 Mar 1919

Dauthitt, Cora B., 24 Dec 1919

Hines, Jas. C., 6 Jly 1931

Hines, Mrs. Mabel C., 10 Oct 1931

Reed, Jas. V., 14 Nov 1931

 

 

FRANKVILLE (Leon)

Woods, Francis M., 4 Aug 1858

McDaniel, Wm., 15 May 1860

McDaniel, Martha, 10 Jly 1860 [resigned]

Killough, N. C., 13 Aug 1861 (CSA)

Berry, Jacob C., 1 Nov 1864 (CSA)

Discontinued 5 Nov 1866

 

 

GLOVER (Leon)

Glover, John C., 23 Jly 1894

Dennis, John A., 20 Oct 1894

Discontinued 19 Jan 1895; papers to Centreville

 

 

GUY'S STORE (Leon)

Smith, Miss Mary J., 21 Aug 1871

Thomason, Newton B., 8 Dec 1873

Hail, Benj. E., 29 Apr 1890

Thomason, Newton B., 11 Mar 1891

Hail, Jas. P., 8 Oct 1897

Thomason, Newton B., 25 May 1899

Rogers, Jas. W., 2 Jly 1903

Holleman, Mark P., 5 Jan 1905

Thomason, Lee, 12 Jan 1910

Moore, Patrick L., 11 Mar 1914

Holleman, Howard Y., 25 Feb 1916

Thomason, Mrs. Hester, 21 Dec 1920

Discontinued 30 Jun 1927; mail to Middleton

 

 

HARDENS STORE (Leon)

McLin, David F., 24 Nov 1879

Colbert, Coma, 2 May 1881

McLin, David F., 3 Aug 1881

Bryan, Thos. L., 26 Jun 1882

Cg'd to HARDINS STORE, 2 Jun 1893

 

 

HARDINS STORE (Leon) (see also HARDENS STORE)

Hardin Jr., Augustine B., 2 Jun 1893

Stringer, Jas. E., 11 Apr 1898

Reinhardt, Elijah J., 17 Feb 1900

Cg'd to MALVERN, 15 Nov 1900

 

 

HOMEWOOD (Leon)

Tennant, Jas. H., 14 Aug 1895

Miller, Andrew N., 18 May 1898

Discontinued 2 Jly 1898; papers to Oakwood

 

 

HOPEWELL (Leon, Madison)

Hodges, Isaac T., 9 Apr 1896

To Madison County, 18 Nov 1896

 

 

JEWETT (Leon)

Skipper, Geo. M., 29 Dec 1871

Black, Lafayette, 13 Feb 1872

Holt?/Hoke? John I., 19 May 1875

Shumate, D. E., 3 May 1882

Sharpe, A. L., 7 May 1884

McDaniel, A. G., 20 Nov 1884

Stell, Robt., 17 Sep 1891

Mills, Allen, 14 Mar 1907

Dotson, Wm. R., 5 Apr 1910

Sanders, G. B., 18 May 1914

Sanders, Lillie E., 15 Aug 1919

Harvison, Lillian S., 10 Sep 1921 (Name cg'd by marriage)

Harvison, Frank R., 11 Feb 1924

Hungate, Frances M., 1 Oct 1927 (Acting postmaster)

Dotson, Wm. R., 13 Oct 1927 (Acting postmaster)

Dotson, Alice W., 21 Mar 1929 (Acting postmaster)

 

 

KEECHI (Leon) (see also FAY)

Green, Elijah W., 9 Aug 1906

Moore Jr., Wharton R., 7 Mar 1910

Waters, Benomi J., 12 Jun 1914

Recknor, Frank D., 19 Aug 1920

Recknor Jr., John W., 5 May 1921

Deming, Edith H., 3 Aug 1922

Nestor, Mae M., 19 Jun 1925

Nestor, Robt. A., 9 Dec 1925

 

 

KEECHIE (Leon)

Eldridge, Francis M., 25 Jan 1872

Stevens, Wm. M., 9 Apr 1873

Gough, Frank C., 5 Mar 1879

Coats, Geo.W., 1 Dec 1879

Discontinued 9 Jun 1880

(Re-established) Coats, Geo. W., 20 Jun 1883

Discontinued 15 Nov 1889; papers to Buffalo

(Re-established) Richardson, Alex., 15 May 1890

Discontinued 5 Nov 1890; papers to Buffalo

 

 

KIDD'S MILLS (Freestone, Leon)

Kidd Sr., Webb, 6 Aug 1861 (CSA)

Discontinued 21 Jan 1868

 

 

LEONA (Leon)

Boggs, Jas. C., 28 Dec 1846

Potts, John H., 9 Apr 1849

Boggs, Jas. C., 8 Aug 1849

Taylor, Matthew, 23 Dec 1850

Burton, R. King, 9 Jun 1852

Heard, Eleager F., 23 Aug 1852

Davis, Wiley G., 29 Oct 1853

Carrington, Duncan C., 17 Feb 1855

Newsom, Alfred L., 4 Mar 1858

Robinson, Simpson, 29 May 1860

Cavender, Oliver H. P., 1 Dec 1860

Cavender, O. H. P., 12 Jly 1861 (CSA)

Clark, I. M., 19 Sep 1864 (CSA)

Newsom, J. J., 28 Mar 1865

Clark, Jas. H., 10 Apr 1866

Morgan,. Chas. H., 22 Dec 1869

Carrington, DeWitt W., 26 Dec 1871

Landers, Allison W., 18 Jun 1873

Sweeney, Thos. M., 11 May 1874

Barclay, Richmond, 5 Apr 1875

Barclay, Richmond W., 12 Jly 1875

Terrell, J. G., 25 Apr 1876

Rice, Wm. A., 21 Sep 1876

Savage, A. S., 9 Nov 1877

Savage, Winfield S., 4 Dec 1877

Landers, Allison W., 14 Feb 1878

Keeling, Leonard, 7 Apr 1880

Rogers, W. L., 12 Jun 1882

Cox, Thos. E., 29 Jan 1884

Clark, Tom D., 31 Jly 1893

Thompson, Lesesne D., 30 Apr 1900

 

 

LEONA MILLS (Leon)

Ball, Wm. McK., 10 Oct 1846

Discontinued 22 Jly 1847

 

 

LOOKOUT (Leon)

Dotson, C. L., 1 Aug 1855

Pope, Wm. A., 22 Aug 1856

Walker, Jas. W., 19 Oct 1857

Dotson, Chris. L., 26 Mar 1859

Dotson, C. L., 13 Sep 1861 (CSA)

Discontinued 5 Nov 1866

 

 

MALVERN (Leon) (see also HARDENS STORE)

Reinhardt, Mary, 15 Nov 1900

Spencer, Ed. M., 16 Feb 1903

Ellis, Wm. T., 7 May 1910

Tilley, Mabel D., 4 May 1914

Martin, Ruby, 24 Nov 1917

Sperry, Frank C. L., 6 Jan 1919

Jones, Forrest W., 2 Jly 1923

Discontinued 15 May 1925; mail to Nineveh

 

 

MARQUEZ (Leon)

Brown, Jos. R., 25 Mar 1872

Kuttner, Julius, 24 Oct 1872

Discontinued 14 Apr 1873

(Re-established) Kuttner, Julius, 14 May 1873

Boggs, A. D., 4 Aug 1873

Traweck, John H., 9 Nov 1880

Carrington Jr., Duncan C., 6 Jun 1881

Morgan, Chas. H., 3 May 1882

Allison, John Thos., 2 Sep 1885

Boggs, Eugene O., 19 Jun 1893

Johnson, Adolph M., 4 Jun 1895

Ward, Miss Ola, 5 Dec 1899

Hungate, Louis H., 14 Mar 1907

Woods, Almer D., 11 May 1914

Carrington, Fred M., 23 Mar 1922

 

 

MIDDLETON (Leon)

Holleman, Sampson W., 25 Oct 1867

Marshall, John J., 13 Jun 1870

Middleton, W. B., 29 Jly 1873

Flippin, Junius B., 26 Jan 1874

Davis, Willy G., 15 Apr 1874

Houston, Eugene, 16 Jan 1878

McCoy, DeWitt C., 17 Mar 1879

Adams, Wm. C., 6 Sep 1883

Thompson, Carroll F., 30 Oct 1891

Adams, Wm. C., 3 May 1893

Faucett, Wm. R., 18 Dec 1900

Adams, Wm. C., 26 Apr 1905

Adams, Mrs. Tippie M., 19 Mar 1924

 

 

MOODY'S CROSS ROADS (Leon)

Moody, Josiah W., 30 Jun 1858

Moody, J. W., 13 Aug 1861 (CSA)

Suspended [by] postmaster at Centreville (CSA)

Discontinued 5 Nov 1866 [by U. S. Govt.]

 

 

NAVARRO (Leon)

McBride, John J., 14 Mar 1850

Taylor, Matt., 14 Apr 1853

Goodman, Geo. C., 31 Aug 1854

Perrin, Alonzo D., 21 Feb 1855

Perrin, John W., 2 Dec 1858

Stillwell, Napoleon B., 2 Jly 1860 [resigned]

Jeter, Geo. S., 16 Jan 1861

Jeter, G. S., 12 Jly 1861 (CSA) [resigned]

Perrin, J. W., 25 Sep 1861 (CSA)

Suspended [by] postmaster at Centreville) (CSA)

Discontinued 5 Nov 1866 [by U. S. Govt.]

 

 

NEWBY (Leon)

Robinson, T. Brad, 11 Aug 1913

DeBerry, Crowell A. 11 Nov 1920

Ivy, Gladys A., 6 Apr 1927

Robinson, Ray Stell, 26 May 1928

 

 

NINEVEH (Leon)

Tubb, Benj. F., 18 Jun 1900

Dorman, Oliver, 2 Apr 1901

Tubb, Benj., 16 Jun 1902

Dorman, Henry, 8 May 1906

Anders, John W., 15 Apr 1909

Tilley, Mabel D., 23 Jly 1923

 

 

NORMANGEE (Leon) (see also ROGERS PRAIRIE)

Heath, John A., 20 Oct 1906

Crow, Alsa, 4 Dec 1907

Wren, Joe, 11 Mar 1910

 

 

NUBBIN RIDGE (Leon)

Cundiff, Pembroke S., 3 Feb 1879

Discontinued 6 Dec 1880

 

 

OAKWOOD (Leon)

Perrin, John W., 1 Jly 1872

Walston, Andrew J., 10 Nov 1873

Cannon Jr., Leander, 11 May 1874

Walston, Andrew J., 25 Aug 1874

Hardy, Ed'n. T., 10 Dec 1874

Walston, Andrew J., 6 Jan 1875

Erwin, Chas. D., 19 Mar 1875

Perrin, John W., 22 Aug 1878

Arnett, Frank, 21 Dec 1886

Cutler, Alonzo E., 17 Mar 1898

Hearte, Bertha, 21 Dec 1909

Wiley, Claude, 12 May 1915

Gragg, J. R., 13 Aug 1919 (Acting postmaster)

Scarborough, Duane B., 3 Mar 1920

 

 

ODEN (Leon)

Haskins, David J., 6 Feb 1885

Farr, Geo. M., 24 Oct 1886?

Haskins, David J., 4 Mar 1890 (C)

Cg'd to FLO, 24 Dec 1891

 

 

ODENS (Leon)

Pate, R., 27 Sep 1880

Pate, Wm. A., 3 Aug 1881

Linson, R. N., 28 Nov 1881

Durant, W. B., 24 Apr 1882

Discontinued 21 Aug 1882; papers to Buffalo

 

 

ONETA (Leon)

Haskins, Thos. E., 21 Jun 1890

Discontinued 31 May 1900; papers to Flo

 

 

POOR (Leon)

Quinn, Jesse P., 3 Sep 1888

Cg'd to WEALTHY, 18 Apr 1894

 

 

QUITO (Leon)

Arnold, Dennis N., 15 May 1900

Phillips, Wm. L., 29 Dec 1900

Discontinued 14 Apr 1904; mail to Marquez

 

 

RAYMOND (Leon)

Hill, Jos. C., 22 Jun 1886

Burroughs, Robt. E., 9 May 1894

Crowell, Willie R., 30 Apr 1902

O'Bannon, Jas. E., 24 Feb 1904

Burroughs, Robt. E., 9 May 1894

Crowell, Willie R., 30 Apr 1902

O'Bannon, Jas. E., 24 Feb 1904

Tubb, Frank W., 28 Mar 1905

Discontinued 14 Sep 1905; mail to Guys Store

 

 

RICH ROW (Leon)

Nash, G. E., 18 Feb 1863 (CSA)

[Apparently discontinued by CSA]

 

 

RINGGOLD (Leon)

Reavis, Wm. A., 14 Nov 1856

Reavis, Wm. A., 5 Aug 1861 (CSA)

Discontinued 23 Jan 1867

 

 

ROGERS PRAIRIE (Leon)

Clarkston, John W., 10 Jly 1874

Reilly, John B., 4 Dec 1877

Savage, Winfield S., 13 Oct 1879

Hill, Dan'l. C., 2 Jan 1891

Heath, John A., 3 Jun 1903

Cg'd to NORMANGEE, 20 Oct 1906

 

 

RUSSELL (Leon)

Russell, Thompson D., 16 Feb 1885

Holland, Wm. J., 21 Jun 1894

Holland, Robt. R., 20 Jun 1904

 

 

SIAM (Leon)

Woodward, Horatio, 4 Nov 1850

Discontinued 8 Aug 185__?

 

 

SNOW (Leon)

Bates, Morris F., 3 Sep 1888

Hillhouse, Artie, 5 Jun 1905

Discontinued 31 Aug 1911; mail to Wealthy

 

 

TAX (Leon)

Hardin, Pinckney H., 20 May 1899

Discontinued 2 Dec 1899; papers to Oakwood

 

 

TOCCOA (Leon)

Vaughan, Isaiah M., 17 May 1901

Discontinued 1 Nov 1901; never in operation

 

 

VANETIA (Leon)

Bass, Elbert S., 5 Dec 1892

Bass, Roger W., 18 Jan 1899

Williams, Jos. R., 19 Mar 1902

Dezell, Thos. E., 7 Apr 1903

Discontinued 14 Jan 1905; mail to Marquez

 

 

WEALTHY (Leon) (see also POOR)

Barker, John J., 18 Apr 1894

Williams, Charlie, 31 Dec 1895

Barker, John J., 23 Nov 1899

Powell, Wm. I., 19 Dec 1901 (Declined)

Holleman, Rich'd. V., 6 Feb 1902

Discontinued 30 Jun 1914; mail to Normangee

 

 

ZELDA (Leon)

Smith, Perry I., 1 Apr 1903

Discontinued 15 Feb 1905; mail to Buffalo