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

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POSTMASTERS & POST OFFICES OF
LIBERTY COUNTY, TEXAS
1846 - 1930
(Revised April 8, 2008: corrected Samuel K. Stanford (Romayor
post office) to read: Samuel K. Stanfield)

 

AFRICA (Liberty)

Williams, Theophilus H., 24 May 1880

Cruse, Wm. M., 24 Jan 1883

Cg'd to KENO, 17 Oct 1883

 

 

ANAHUAC (Liberty, Chambers)

Wilcox, Chas., 22 May 1846

Cg'd to CHAMBERSIA [1], 15 Aug 1846

Cg'd back to ANAHUAC, 11 Apr 1849

Wilcox, Chas., 11 Apr 1849

Discontinued 28 Jun 1855

To Chambers County [Apparently re-established]

 

 

ARION (Liberty)

Daniels, Rosa B., 17 May 1900

Discontinued 31 Oct 1902; papers to Votaw

 

 

BIG CREEK (Liberty)

White, Wm. A., 26 Sep 1904

Ranger, Julian, 4 Feb 1905

Smith, Eugene B., 8 Aug 1907

Pierce, Henry W., 27 Jan 1908

Browne, Reginald H., 16 Dec 1909

Moore, Kilburn, 19 Jan 1911

Hamilton, Arnold C., 15 Jan 1914

Stich, Wm. A., 2 Oct 1916

Discontinued 15 Apr 1918; mail to Romayor

 

 

BIG RIDGE (Liberty)

Isaacks, J. T., 20 Nov 1889

Discontinued 2 May 1891; no papers

 

 

CEDAR BAYOU (Liberty)

Mills, W. I?/J?., 8 Mar 1847

Chambers, J., 25 Aug 18___?

[Apparently discontinued]

 

 

CHAMBERSIA [1] (Liberty) (see also ANAHUAC)

Silson?, Phil. C., 15 Aug 1846

Thomas, Gerald, 2 Nov 1846

Sisson?, Phil. C., 18 Jan 1847

Cg'd back to ANAHUAC, 11 Apr 1849

 

 

CHAMBERSIA [2] (Liberty)

Chambers, Thos. J., 9 Oct 1855

Discontinued 17 Aug 18___?

 

 

CLARK (Liberty)

Nolan, Sarah A., 19 May 1900

McNulty, Vernal, 22 Dec 1900

 

 

CLEVELAND (Liberty)

Crain, Ephraim Jesse, 19 Feb 1880

Middlebrook, H. C., 7 Nov 1881

Fautenhahn, Emil C., 4 Dec 1882

Hanson, Iverson L., 3 Sep 1883

Taylor, Geo. E., 19 Aug 1885

Hanson, F. H., 11 Apr 1890 (X)

Rodarmel, Geo. T., 21 Aug? 1890

Hanson, Felon H., 1 Jun 1891

Peebles, Jesse, 16 Feb 1894

Peebles, Ida A., 13 Mar 1895

Boothe, Ida A., 30 Oct 1895

Anderson, Mrs. Willie V., 4 Dec 1896

Harrell, Miles W., 14 Dec 1904

White, Wm. A., 22 Apr 1911 (X)

Cruse, Add V., 25 May 1911

Boothe, Thos. A., 9 Jly 1914

Cherry, Mrs. R. E., 1 Jan 1920 (Acting postmaster)

Cherry, Rosa E., 5 Apr 1920

Jackson, Mark, 1 Jun 1921 (Acting postmaster)

White, Wm. A., 12 Jun 1922

 

 

CRISWELL'S (Liberty)

Criswell, Thos., 22 May 1846

Discontinued 12 Nov 1846

 

 

DAISETTA (Liberty)

White Jr., Jos. W., 16 Feb 1921

Gildon, Otis A., 9 Jan 1923

Harris, Opal, 3 Mar 1925

Sweeney, Mrs. Opal F., 3 Apr 1931 (Name cg'd by marriage)

 

 

DAYTON (Liberty)

Simpson, Wm., 15 Jan 1877

Moore, Walter C., 14 Jan 1878

Abshier, Andrew J., 9 Nov 1880

Moore, W. C., 27 Dec 1880

Dunks, Jeff D., 15 Jun 1881

Felix, A., 12 Dec 1881

Abshier, Andrew J., 12 Mar 1883

Walter, Aurora, 11 Dec 1883

Walter, Aaron, 26 Dec 1883

Davis, Geo. C., 29 Apr 1885

Gordon, H. O., 3 Nov 1885

Felix, Antoine, 8 Dec 1885

Cusick, Elmer E., 3 Aug 1897

Chambers, Landon C., 14 Jan 1901 (Failed to qualify)

Bozeman, Dora, 2 May 1902

Carson, John H., 13 Oct 1905

Daniel, M. P., 29 May 1915

Hunnicutt, Annie G., 31 Aug 1916 (Acting postmaster)

Compton, Oscar G., 23 Jan 1917

Brown, Chas. S., 18 Nov 1921

Guest, Wm. C., 13 Apr 1926

 

 

DEVERS (Liberty) (see also DEVER'S WOODS)

Liken, Stewart, 19 May 1892

Derrington, Wm. G., 28 Feb 1896

Stiles, Dan'l. L., 9 Aug 1897

Stacy, Wm., 21 Sep 1901

Stiles, Dan'l. L., 31 Oct 1911

Rumbelow, Mrs. Winnie E., 7 Dec 1925

 

 

DEVER'S WOODS (Liberty)

Holland, Jacob L., 28 Sep 1874

Carter, Jas., 10 Nov 1875

Whittington, Wm. H., 27 Jan 1876

Stephenson, Elisha N., 22 Jun 1876

Hoffanir, Thos., 18 Jun 1877

Muggah, Hardin, 22 Aug 1877

Muggah, Hardin B., 13 Sep 1877

Liken, Stewart, 19 Jan 1880

Cg'd to DEVERS, 19 May 1892

 

 

DEWDROP (Liberty)

Heydler, Cora O., 1 Jly 1895

Orr, Andrew V., 19 Dec 1895

Discontinued 23 Feb 1899; papers to Butterfield, Jefferson Co.

 

 

DOLEN (Liberty)

Jackson, Warren H., 18 Aug 1903

Discontinued 15 Jly 1908; mail to Rayburn

(Order rescinded ____ Jly 1908

Jackson, Warren H., 18 Aug 1903

Hikes, Mary B., 4 Jan 1911

Moore, Mary E., 15 Jly 1911

Haltom, H. L., 31 Oct 1913

Discontinued 3 Jly 1914; mail to Rayburn

 

 

EASTGATE (Liberty)

Hultgren, Iva C., 30 Aug 1912

Nelson, Theo G., 21 Mar 1914

Wright, Archie, 6 Apr 1916

Discontinued 15 Sep 1917; mail to Dayton

(Re-established) Moran, Alida, 27 May 1920

Holbrook, Vera, 11 Dec 1924

Discontinued 14 Nov 1925; mail to Dayton

 

 

EXCELSIOR (Liberty)

Hinchliff, Geo., 2 Dec 1910

Patten, Norman H., 16 Mar 1917

Discontinued 29 Sep 1917; mail to Cleveland

 

 

FELICIA (Liberty)

Seale, Prentiss, 28 Mar 1916

Seale, Albert B., 17 Nov 1917

Seale, Geo. E., 28 Aug 1919

Discontinued 30 Nov 1921; mail to Nome

 

 

FOUTS (Liberty)

Simpson, Nate G., 2 Jun 1909

Scoggin, Bruce W., 13 Oct 1909

Short, Frank A., 23 Feb 1915

Green, John S., 28 Jly 1916 (Declined)

Green, Dan'l. D., 12 Dec 1916

Discontinued 15 May 1917; mail to Dayton

 

 

FOX (Liberty)

Powell, Elisha, 9 Feb 1895

Cg'd to PELICAN, 17 Mar 1896

 

 

FUQUA (Liberty)

Bailey, Lamont, 26 Aug 1902

Stewart, Minnie, 17 Feb 1904

Mullen, Maud, 22 Oct 1904 (Declined)

Middleton, Ed. F., 31 Dec 1904

French, Leonora, 12 Dec 1905 (Declined)

(Order rescinded 7 Feb 1906)

Matthews, Mittie M., 20 Apr 1906 (Failed to qualify)

Stanford, Dacia, 8 Dec 1906 (Declined)

(Order rescinded 7 Feb 1907)

Howes, Chas., 11 Feb 1907

Dodd, Jesse E., 24 Sep 1910

Sisk, Nora E., 18 Apr 1913

Bailey, Preston, 3 Jun 1919

Parrish, Dozier O., 11 Jly 1919 (Failed to qualify)

Bailey, Preston, 4 Jun 1920

Discontinued 25 Jun 1921; mail to Milvid

(Re-established) Lynch, Wm. E., 20 Jly 1923

Discontinued 15 May 1924; mail to Rye

(Re-established) Mathews, Henry, 11 Feb 1925

Discontinued 31 Dec 1929; mail to Rye

 

 

GLADSTELL (Liberty)

Grogan, Henry N., 6 Dec 1913

Grogan, Geo. L., 30 Mar 1922

 

 

GRAND CANE [1] (Liberty)

Lee, V., 22 May 1846

Holliman, Harman H., 18 Feb 1847

Farrier, Hugh M., 21 Dec 1852

Smith, Thos. B., 20 Sep 1859

Smith, T. B., 13 Mar 1862 (CSA)

Byer, Wm., 25 Jly 1866

Discontinued 23 Oct 1868

(Re-established) Tompkins, John W., 26 Apr 1869

Cg'd to IRONWOOD, 26 Aug 1869

 

 

GRAND CANE (2) (Liberty)

Cope, Chas. W., 27 Aug 1869

Discontinued 8 Aug 1870

 

 

HARDIN (Liberty) (see also WALTER)

Stone, Ralph E., 15 Jly 1920

Abshier, Vivian M., 23 Dec 1924

McDaniel, Myrtle R., 24 Apr 1926

Viles, K. Walter, 4 Feb 1927

Davis, Roscoe, 14 Jan 1929

Davis, Eliz., 8 Mar 1930

 

 

HIGHTOWER (Liberty) (see also LAMB)

Hubert, Joel M., 26 Feb 1912

Brain, Parthenia L., 30 Aug 1918

Sanders, Wm. E., 14 Mar 1919

Richards, Alfred A., 18 Jly 1921

Hasel, Laurel, 12 Oct 1921

 

 

HULL (Liberty)

Bevers, Samie E., 6 Jly 1908

Newberry, Pennell S., 27 Apr 1912

Mitchell Sr., Claude, 5 Jan 1914

Wilson, John M., 13 Nov 1914

Chesnutt, Ed'n H., 25 Aug 1920 (Acting postmaster)

Krause, Henry, 22 Jan 1921 (Acting postmaster)

Stubblefield, Jas. W., 10 Apr 1922

Seale, John K., 17 Jan 1923 (Acting postmaster)

Stewart, Curtis, 27 Aug 1928 (Acting postmaster)

 

 

IRONWOOD (Liberty) (see also GRAND CANE [1])

Tompkins, John W., 26 Aug 1869

Smith, Thos. B., 27 Oct 1873

Farrier, Mrs. Harriet A., 7 Jun 1875

Smith, Thos. B., 24 Jly 1877

Smith, Jas. N., 31 Mar 1896

Discontinued 15 Mar 1900; papers to Perryman

 

 

JARVIS (Liberty)

Scott, Jane W., 6 Sep 1895

Heath, Chas. H., 10 Jan 1901

Discontinued 31 Aug 1901; papers to Stilson

 

 

JOHN'S (Liberty)

Sealye, Thos. T., 14 Jun 1847

Wildman, Anson B., 9 May 1848

Adair, Benj., 10 Nov 1848

Wildman, Anson B., 5 Jly 1850

Britton, Alfred, 8 Mar 1851

Wiggins, Clark A., 13 May 1852

Shelton, Amos C., 28 Feb 185__?

Discontinued 2 Nov 1859

 

 

KENO (Liberty) (see also AFRICA)

Cruse, Wm. M., 17 Oct 1883

Wilkerson, Geo. W., 13 Sep 1902

Discontinued 31 Dec 1902; papers to Cleveland

 

 

KIRKHAM (Liberty)

Kirkham, Jas., 17 Sep 1889 (C)

Discontinued 3 May 1890; papers to Shepherd

 

 

LAKE CHARLOTTE (Chambers, Liberty, Chambers, Liberty)

Munger, Robt. P., 14 Nov 1901

Sherman, Paul W., 21 Sep 1903

To Chambers County, 21 Sep 1903

Back to Liberty County

Munger, Robt. P., 23 Sep 1907

Discontinued 14 Dec 1907; mail to Wallisville

 

 

LAKELAND (Liberty)

Finley, Wm. T., 26 May 1904

Discontinued 31 Aug 1931; mail to Liberty

 

 

LAMB (Liberty)

Lamb, Chas. C., 6 Apr 1899

Young , Mary S., 2 May 1908

Barclay, Lucy H., 12 Nov 1909

Hubert, Joel M., 15 Jly 1911

Cg'd to HIGHTOWER, 26 Feb 1912

 

 

LIBERTY (Liberty)

Lund, Chas. C., 22 May 1846

Wrigley, Jas., 19 Jly 1848

Skinner, Jas. D., 5 May 1857

Bryan, Chris., 17 Feb 1858

Key, Thos. W., 8 Jan 1861

Key, Thos. W., 18 Oct 1861 (CSA)

Meyers, Wm., 25 Jan 1865 (CSA)

Skinner, _________,18 Oct 1865

Bristley, J. N., 8 Jan 1866

Devone?, Sam'l. W., 2 Mar 1866

Ray, Benj. F., 5 Jly 1867

Young, Geo. V., 26 Sep 1867

Hyser, Jacob, 26 Feb 1868

Shelly, John O., 27 Apr 1870

Chambers, Thos. J., 20 May 1873

Muggah, Hardin P., 1 Jly 1874

Chambers, Thos. J., 11 Jly 1876

Baillio, Octave P., 4 Dec 1885

Chambers, Landon C., 3 May 1889

Morgan, Josephine B., 22 Jly 1893

DeBlanc, Josephine B., 3 Apr 1896 (Married)

Bristley, Edna M., 1 Jly 1896

Calhoun, Thos. F., 24 Sep 1897

Sharman, Ed. W., 19 Mar 1914

McLean, E. H., 1 Nov 1919 (Acting postmaster)

O'Neill, J. H., 1 Oct 1920 (Acting postmaster)

Eubank, Ralph C., 14 Feb 1922

Parker, Don, 6 Apr 1925 (Acting postmaster)

Parker, Don, 1 Feb 1926

 

 

LYRIC (Liberty)

Miles, Clopton A., 12 May 1908

Discontinued 15 Apr 1911; mail to Oakdale

(Re-established) Smith, Luther A., 19 Feb 1917

Discontinued 15 Oct 1920; mail to Hightower

 

 

MACEDONIA (Liberty)

Pappas, Peter G., 23 Feb 1915

McClendon, Maude A., 28 Apr 1920

(Order rescinded [no date given])

Discontinued 30 Jun 1922; mail to Hightower

 

 

McGEE'S (Liberty, Polk)

McGee, Ralph, 22 May 1846

Later in Polk County

 

 

MARYSEE (Liberty)

Word, Wallace A., 12 Sep 1921

Millhollon, Xystus B., 22 Nov 1924

Discontinued 30 Nov 1925; mail to Batson

 

 

MILVID (Liberty)

Zimmerman, Paul, 26 Apr 1907

Lanter, Wm. E., 1 Dec 1909

Hayner, Jos. E., 27 Apr 1910

Winterhaler, Chas. H., 8 Feb 1911

Curley, Chas. C., 8 Dec 1911

Nelson Jr., John A., 17 Jan 1914

Clifton, Jas. R., 6 Apr 1916

Davis, Roberta E., 17 Jan 1919

Evans, R--na M., 1 Feb 1921

Musgrove, Wm. C., 18 Feb 1922

Mason, Geo. I., 24 Jly 1923

McNaughton, Price B., 21 Sep 1923

Bridges, Ed. D., 2 Jan 1925

Discontinued __? Oct 1925; mail to Romayor

 

 

MIRIAM (Liberty)

Dark, Sally A., 27 May 1899

Coons, Francis M., 3 May 1901

Dark, Sally A., 3 Nov 1903

Lewis, Ben, 11 Jun 1904

Lewis, Ezra, 24 Jly 1909

Mecom, Milton W., 17 Oct 1912

Discontinued 31 May 1913; mail to Lakeland

 

 

MORARD (Liberty)

Weaver, Alfred L., 16 Sep 1903

Discontinued 29 Apr 1905; mail to Devers

 

 

MOSS BLUFF (Liberty)

Firth, Sam'l. S., 22 Dec 1869

Proctor, Dexter W., 4 Aug 1872

Discontinued 7 Jly 1874

(Re-established) Meadows, Acey, 22 Jun 1875

Meadows, Asa B., 13 May 1875

Lacour, Gilbert, 2 Jun 1876

Proctor, Dexter W., 17 Aug 1876

Wooton, John R., 18 Jun 1877

Stephenson, Elisha N., 9 Jly 1877

Firth, Sam'l S., 9 Jun 1880

Stapp, Ed'n. R., 7 Jly 1881

Cavanaugh, John, 26 Mar 1883

McManus, Wm. P. T., 15 Jly 1889

Gillard, Numa, 1 May 1893

McManus, Sadie L., 3 Nov 1897

James, Jos. D., 28 Oct 1898

Discontinued 30 Nov 1899; papers to Lake Charlotte, Chambers Co.

(Re-established) Campbell, Sam'l. D., 17 Jly 1901

Norris, Geo. H., 27 Feb 1904

Discontinued 30 Apr 1904; papers to Lake Charlotte

(Re-established) Tompkins, Wm. C., 6 Jly 1905

Tompkins, Martha I., 7 Mar 1913

Swinney, Walton L., 29 Apr 1914

Lafour, Francis R., 24 Jan 1920

Discontinued 15 Apr 1930; mail to Liberty

 

 

MOSS HILL (Liberty)

Holliman, Howell, 22 Aug 1860

Partlow, Jas., 28 Jan 1861?

Partlow, Jas. A., 12 Jly 1861 (CSA)

Spencer, Miss Mattie B., 9 Apr 1866

Discontinued 23 Oct 1868

(Re-established) Byars, Wm., 4 Aug 1869

Discontinued 8 Aug 1870

 

 

OAKDALE (Liberty)

Anderson, Robt. F., 22 Jan 1906

Simmons, Johnie, 17 Apr 1909

Discontinued 31 Mar 1914; mail to Hightower

 

 

PALMER'S (Liberty, Walker, Polk)

Palmer, Wm., 22 May 1846

[To Walker County]

 

 

PELICAN (Liberty) (see also FOX)

Wright, John C., 17 Mar 1896

Discontinued 28 Feb 1900; papers to Cleveland

(Re-established) Gilbert, Albert E., 1 Jly 1902

McBride, Irene, 22 Dec 1902

Powell, Elisha, 22 Oct 1906

Discontinued 16 Mar 1914; mail to Hightower

 

 

PERRYMAN (Liberty)

Perryman, Rich'd M., 28 Feb 1883

Neal, Anna, 29 May 1897

Discontinued 28 Feb 1902; papers to Miriam

 

 

PICKETT (Liberty)

Jackson, Edna, 1 Feb 1927

Discontinued 30 Nov 1927; mail to Liberty

 

 

RATCLIFF'S (Liberty, Tyler)

Ratcliff, Rufus K., 22 May 1846

Now in Tyler County

 

 

RAYBURN (Liberty)

White, Lucius A., 6 May 1902

Teigh, Otto W., 20 Dec 1904

Wullschleger, Otto J., 2 Jan 1906

Hanna, Bertram, 16 Jly 1906

White, Wm. A., 23 Oct 1906

Fisher, Nannie, 29 Jly 1909

Phillips, Flora, 3 Sep 1913

 

 

RAYWOOD (Liberty)

Fellows, Hiram D., 6 Mar 1894

Cairnes, Alfred B., 24 Jun 1902

Carson, Chester C., 16 Dec 1908

Evans, Abbie M., 17 May 1911

Cardiff, Mary, 2 Jan 1914

Randel, Mamie, 4 May 1929

 

 

ROMAYOR (Liberty)

Stanfield, Sam'l. K., 2 Jun 1903

Bradshaw, Moses F., 17 Oct 1912

Wyatt, Ed., 15 Sep 1913

Wyatt, Lucy H., 13 Nov 1928

Hudgins, Ruby, 9 Jly 1929

 

 

RYE (Liberty)

Kelly, Wm. H., 11 Aug 1902

(Order rescinded 22 Nov 1902)

Emanuel, Wm., 19 Jun 1906

Musgrove, Wm., 27 Feb 1914

Barfield, Jas. C., 23 Sep 1920

Emanuel, Jennie, 15 Oct 1921

 

 

STILSON (Liberty)

Gaskill, Alonzo, 16 Apr 1898

Sapp, Edwin E., 3 Jan 1901

Barton, Rufus F., 27 Jan 1905

Discontinued 30 Nov 1907; mail to Dayton

(Re-established) Brown, Bertha B., 16 Jan 1908

Discontinued 15 Feb 1921; mail to Dayton

(Re-established) Holbrooks, Geo. L., 15 Aug 1921

Discontinued 31 Jly 1925; mail to Dayton

 

 

SWARTWOUT (Liberty, Polk)

Van Dam, W., 22 May 1846

Bailey, Nathan, 4 Jun 1847

Bailey, Mrs. S. L., 3 Aug 1855

To Polk County

 

 

TARKINGTON PRAIRIE (Liberty) (see also TARKINGTON'S PRAIRIE)

Wright, John C., 15 Oct 1891

Haine?/Horne?, Geo. T., 15 Dec 1893

Cherry, Chris. C., 10 Jun 1895

Wright, Wm. H., 23 Apr 1896

Presswood, Sebon F., 19 Sep 1902

Presswood, Vira, 17 Apr 1909

Discontinued 31 Mar 1914; mail to Hightower

 

 

TARKINGTON'S PRAIRIE (Liberty)

Isaacks, Andrew J., 11 Aug 1853

Richards, Adolph, 27 Nov 1854

Robb, John A., 23 Jan 1858

Donahoe, Willis, 7 Nov 1859 [resigned]

Huff, S. W., 30 Jly 1861 (CSA)

Isaacks, Alfred, 27 Jan 1865 (CSA)

Discontinued 5 Nov 1866

(Re-established) Ryan, John J., 8 Nov 1872

Discontinued 14 Sep 1874

(Re-established) Felthouse, Otto, 22 Jun 1875

Simmons, David L., 12 Jun 1876

Smith, Chas. N., 26 Nov 1889

Wright, Sol. A., 6 Feb 1891

Cg'd to TARKINGTON PRAIRIE, 15 Oct 1891

 

 

TURTLE BAYOU (Liberty)

Stengler, John, 16 Dec 1872

Discontinued 19 Jly 1877

 

 

VIDETTE (Liberty)

Harlan, Cora, 6 Sep 1899

McLeod, Jas. F., 25 Feb 1901

Discontinued 31 Oct 1902; papers to Dayton

[Apparently re-established] Caruthers, John, 2 Oct 1905

Discontinued 30 Apr 1906; mail to Dayton

 

 

WALLISVILLE (Liberty, Chambers)

Van Pradelles, Albert G., 25 Nov 1857

To Chambers County

 

 

WALTER (Liberty)

Vickers, John P., 13 May 1907

Bailey, Jas. W., 19 Feb 1912

Cg'd to HARDIN, 15 Jly 1920

 

 

WEST LIBERTY (Liberty)

Walker, Robt. T., 17 May 1849

Dull, Wm. D., 13 Nov 1849

Walker, Robt. T., 29 Jan 1850

Pruitt, Beasley, 12 Dec 1850

Van Pradelles, Albert G., 27 Jan 1853

Brashear, Chas. D., 20 Jun 1857?

Brashear, Chas. D., 13 Mar 1862 (CSA)

Tullar, Dan'l., 16 Mar 1865 (CSA)

Stainton, John A., 2 Apr 1866

Blunt, Jas., 1 Nov 1866

Discontinued 24 Jun 1867

 

 

WILDA (Liberty)

Stovall, Sims M., 16 Oct 1903

Stengler, John H., 25 Mar 1907

(Order rescinded 15 May 1907)

Newberry, Pennell S., 1 Jun 1907

Discontinued 15 Sep 1908; mail to Liberty

 

 

WILSON'S (Liberty, Tyler)

Wilson, Robt. C., 22 May 1846

Mann, Wm., 26 Nov 1847

Later in Tyler County