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

 

ALON (Limestone)

Kennedy, Jas. L., 12 Nov 1901

Discontinued 31 Jly 1902; papers to La Salle

 

 

ALTA SPRINGS (Robertson, Limestone, Falls)

Busby, David T., 20 May 1853

Simmons, Geo. W., 7 Apr 1854

Tucker, Spotswood D., 18 Aug 1855

To Falls County

 

 

ARMOUR (Limestone)

Griffin, Thos. A., 29 Jan 1883

Crawford, Francis M., 22 Sep 1884

Reed, Robt. L., 5 Jly 1894

Gilbert, Thos. F., 21 Jly 1898

Reed, R.L., 2 Nov 1901 (X)

Hill, John M., 6 Jan 1902

Cg'd to COOLEDGE, 14 Oct 1903

 

 

BEAR GRASS (Limestone)

Thomas, John C., 27 Nov 1858

Rankin, Berry, 29 Sep 1860

Thomas, John C., 12 Jly 1861 (CSA)

Discontinued 5 Dec 1863 (CSA)

(Re-established) Thomas, John C., 21 Mar 1865 (CSA)

Discontinued 23 Jan 1867

 

 

BENHUR (Limestone)

Parker, Jas. E., 3 May 1895

Sellers, Wm. W., 29 Apr 1897

Hudson, Jas. B., 14 Mar 1898

Harris, Nathan P., 7 Jly 1899

Discontinued 30 Nov 1906; mail to Mart

 

 

BIGHILL (Limestone)

Garrett, Bailey A., 28 Apr 1894

Seawright, Alva H., 28 Sep 1894

Stokes, Irvin N., 16 Mar 1900

Kilpatrick, Wm. T. A., 27 Feb 1901

Cooper, Wm. L., 11 Mar 1916

Discontinued 31 Jan 1924; mail to Thornton

 

 

BILLINGTON (Limestone)

Billington, Ezekiel J., 13 Jly 1886

Boyd, Alex. R., 27 Sep 1887

Person, David E., 16 Oct 1891

Jeffrie, John W., 27 May 1892

Warwick, Sam'l., 11 Sep 1894

Warwick, Robt. W., 24 Mar 1898

Vandervort, Odie, 10 Jun 1904 (Declined)

Discontinued 31 Jan 1905; mail to Mount Calm

 

 

BRUSHY CREEK (Limestone, Anderson)

Evans, Leander L., 23 Dec 1873

To Anderson County

 

 

CALLINA (Limestone)

Rich, Jesse O., 30 Mar 1898

Hughes, Duwain E., 7 May 1904

Carson Sr., John M., 4 Oct 1906

Discontinued 30 Nov 1906; mail to Cooledge

 

 

CEYOLA (Limestone)

Black, Arazonia L., 17 Apr 1894

Roberson, G. W., 3 Oct 1894

Discontinued 15 Dec 1894; papers to Billington

 

 

COAL (Limestone)

Powell, John S., 16 Jly 1898

Discontinued 14 Dec 1898; papers to Headsville, Robertson Co.

(Re-established) Cone, John T., 23 Jun 1900

Discontinued 28 Feb 1901; papers to Headsville

 

 

COIT (Limestone)

McAllister, Wm. J., 6 Dec 1898

Discontinued 14 Oct 1905; mail to Thornton

 

 

COOLEDGE (Limestone) (see also ARMOUR)

Hill, John M., 14 Oct 1903

Weaver, Miss Willie L., 23 Nov 1921

Nowlin, Mrs. Willie L., 17 Mar 1923 (Name cg'd by marriage)

Miller, Bradley, 16 Sep 1923

Cg'd to COOLIDGE, [records show 1 Jan 1931, but probably 17 Feb 1928 ]

 

 

COOLIDGE (Limestone) (see also COOLEDGE)

Miller, Bradley, 17 Feb 1928

 

 

CONDOR (Limestone)

Johnson, Geo. A., 19 Sep 1899

Bains, Louis H., 21 Nov 1899

Cg'd to MUNGER, 13 Apr 1905

 

 

DATURA (Limestone)

Bayless, Arthur C., 18 May 1899

Bayless, Wm. C., 13 Jly 1899

Wood, Eli Newton, 9 Apr 1900

Prichard, Wm. M., 14 Jan 1903

Iley?, Wm. E., 17 Feb 1906

Discontinued 2 Jan 1907; mail to Cooledge

(Re-established) Bennett, Sam'l., 19 Dec 1907

Runnels, Garland D., 5 Dec 1910

Hudson, John W., 19 Sep 1911

Hancock, Ella P., 19 Apr 1930

 

 

DELIA (Limestone)

Thompson, Jas. D., 6 Sep 1895

Jones, Wm. R., 21 May 1896

Walker, Jas. H., 9 Jan 1902

Hardeman, Walter K., 24 Mar 1908

 

 

DOOLEY (Limestone)

Coburn, J. E., 20 Mar 1895

Discontinued 20 Jly 1895; never in operation

 

 

DOYLE (Limestone)

Dixon, Jos. B., 8 Jun 1903

Hall, Veralee, 13 Jan 1911

Weatherspoon, Maggie L., 12 Feb 1914

Thomas, Mrs. Earl L., 8 Sep 1914

Discontinued 15 Oct 1923; mail to Groesbeck

 

 

DUMP (Limestone)

Williams, Zach. H., 17 Jly 1888

Discontinued 7 Dec 1888; papers to Groesbeck

(Re-established) Gilbert, Benj. F., 30 Jan 1889

Discontinued 23 Dec 1889; papers to Groesbeck

 

 

EUTAW (Robertson, Limestone)

Gilbert, Nathan, 4 Oct 1856

Ferguson, Wm. H., 5 May 1857

Ross, John M., 1 Feb 1858

McDaniel, Aug. H., 2 Oct 1858

McKissack, Jesse A., 5 Dec 1859

Pierce, Lewis, 3 Aug 1860 [resigned]

Roark, Wm., 12 Jly 1861 (CSA)

Ellison, Isaac B., 26 Nov 1866

Broach, Geo., 17 Aug 1868

[Cg'd] to KOSSE, 18 Oct 1870

 

 

FALLS OF BRAZOS (Limestone)

Duncan, Chas., 5 Jan 1848

Starke, Robt., 7 Sep 1848

Adams, Allensworth, 19 Jan 1849

Capps, T. W., 4 Jun 1849

Discontinued 16 Oct 1849

 

 

FARRAR (Limestone)

Bishop, John, 6 Mar 1883

Gideon, Jos. W., 15 Mar 1898

Day, Thos. E., 31 Dec 1898

Bishop, John, 19 Jly 1900

Reese, Chas. M., 30 Aug 1902 (Declined)

Hurley, Sidney P., 12 Jan 1903

Discontinued 29 Sep 1906; mail to Jewett

(Re-established) Seay, Lewis M., 25 Mar 1908

Mills, Lorenzo N., 10 Dec 1908

Thomas, Marion L., 1 Apr 1910

Mills, Albert S., 8 May 1911

Bishop, John, 29 Apr 1913

Moran, Leon S., 12 Aug 1918 (Declined)

Lindley, Smythe, 28 Feb 1919

Long, Ed. F., 17 Feb 1920

Radford, John R., 7 Mar 1922

Gibson, Wyatt S., 28 Nov 1922

 

 

FELIX (Limestone)

Newman, Jas. C., 11 Jly 1893

Discontinued 6 Apr 1895; no papers

 

 

FROSA (Limestone)

Morey, Fred. P., 26 Feb 1877

Cozley, Jacob L., 11 Dec 1877

Allen, Nelson H., 16 Jan 1878

Buttolph, Mrs. Jane E., 7 Dec 1885

Ratcliff, Jos. H., 16 Aug 1886

Buttoph, Jane E., 14 Dec 1886

Lenoir, Isaac N., 19 May 1890

Ward, Rebecca L., 10 Mar 1892

Jarrard, Thos. S., 2 May 1895

Cotton, Wm. W., 26 Dec 1895

Tucker, Newman E., 27 Apr 1896

Robison, Pinkney T., 18 Dec 1900

Rogers, Jas. E., 10 Dec 1902 (Declined)

Petty, Geo. W., 24 Mar 1903

Robinson, Jos. B., 7 May 1904

Reed, Lafayette, 21 Mar 1907

Reed, Newton T., 2 Mar 1909

Reed, Francis W., 5 Apr 1910

Runnels, Fred G., 17 Apr 1915

Bowden, Cecil H., 1 May 1919

Discontinued 15 Feb 1927; mail to Delia

(Re-established) Hines, Sidney J., 12 Dec 1928

 

 

GROESBECK (Limestone)

Bartholow, J. M., 12 Apr 1871

Reinehard, Fred. W., 28 Apr 1871

Farrow, Geo. W., 5 Jun 1872

Steele, Alonzo L., 23 Dec 1873

Pender, Drew D., 12 Apr 1881

Johnson, Mrs. Sue L., 9 Jun 1887

Steele, Alonzo L., 17 Jly 1889

Tyus, Miss Lela, 27 Mar 1893

Padgett, Mrs. Lela T., 7 Feb 1894

Rhea, Miss Eliz., 22 Nov 1898

Cox, John T., 22 Jan 1915

Richardson, Larkin B., 15 Apr 1925 (Acting postmaster)

 

 

HANCOCK (Limestone)

Hancock, Ross, 25 Jan 1886

Discontinued 11 Nov 1886; mail to Armour

(Re-established) Davis, Mary L., 6 Jan 1887

Bennett, T. T., 12 Mar 1900

Dulany, Mrs. Ophelia, 21 Jun 1900

Discontinued 15 Feb 1905; mail to Cooledge

 

 

HICKORY GROVE (Limestone)

Oliver, Thos. W., 1 Dec 1873

Discontinued 21 Apr 1875

 

 

HORN (Limestone)

Jones, John R., 28 Dec 1882

Cg'd to HORNHILL, 17 Dec 1883

 

 

HORN HILL (Limestone) (see also MOUNT VERNON)

Lewis, Jas. J., 14 Feb 1857

Harvey, Jas. E., 21 Nov 1857

Discontinued 15 May 1858

(Re-established) Lewis, Jas. J., 12 Jun 1860

Lewis, Jas. J., 6 Aug 1861 (CSA) [resigned]

Glover, Edmond J., 2 Oct 1861 (CSA)

Lewis, Jas. J., 15 Apr 1862 (CSA)

Discontinued 23 Jan 1867

 

 

HORNHILL (Limestone)

Jones, John R., 17 Dec 1883

Batchelor, Thos. J., 15 Apr 1884

Lenoir, Jas. Y., 8 Jan 1889

Pittman, Minnie, 16 Jly 1892

Lenoir, Jas. Y., 12 Nov 1892

Lenoir, Isaac N., 26 Dec 1895

Therrell, Abe. F., 15 Mar 1898

Runnels, Callie E., 12 Oct 1901

Discontinued 15 Jun 1906; mail to Groesbeck

 

 

IRON CLAD (Limestone)

Hughes, David M., 13 Aug 1867

Stewart, Geo. W., 17 Apr 1868

Pritchard, Anthony, 21 Jun 1870

Discontinued 14 Oct 1870

 

 

ISLAND (Limestone)

Bennett, Jas., 30 Jan 1894

Parham, Jas. H., 23 Nov 1898

Hancock, Argin J., 1 Dec 1899

Discontinued 30 Sep 1905; mail to Mexia

 

 

KIRK (Limestone)

McKnight, Wm. Hume, 8 Mar 1887

Wheelis, Benj. F., 17 Sep 1889

Batchelor, Wm. F., 17 Dec 1891

Harrell, Andrew F., 14 Jan 1895

Thetford, Hugh G., 15 Jly 1896

Therrell, John D., 8 Dec 1898

David, Wm. W., 15 Nov 1899

Discontinued 30 Nov 1906; mail to Mart

 

 

KOSSE (Limestone) (see also EUTAW)

Young, Smith P., 18 Oct 1870

Richardson, Sam'l. H., 10 Sep 1872

Ouzts, Benj. F., 14 Nov 1872

Burleson, A. Jas., 5 Jan 1874

Ouzts, Benj. F., 18 Feb 1874

Jones, Sam'l. M., 19 Apr 1889

Jones, Sidney M., 9 May 1889

Bratton, Calvin G., 4 Apr 1893

Jones, Sidney M., 19 Jun 1897

Jones, Albert S., 12 Oct 1901

Gillis, Marvin P., 20 May 1913

Bryant, Floyd C., 22 Mar 1918 (Acting postmaster)

Francis, Walter L. 24 Oct 1918

Hill, Bertha M., 29 Sep 1919 (Acting postmaster)

Bryant, Eugene B., 5 Apr 1920

Jennings, Albert L., 3 Apr 1925 (Acting postmaster)

 

 

LA SALLE (Limestone)

Goodrich, Jos. R., 29 Mar 1894

Carlton, Jas. M., 18 Nov 1904

Goodrich, Jos. R., 27 Dec 1905

Carlton, Jas. M., 30 Jan 1908 (Declined)

Discontinued 31 May 1908; mail to Mexia

 

 

LAVENDER (Limestone)

Wilson, Virgil B., 19 Sep 1900

Discontinued 15 Jly 1904; mail to Groesbeck

 

 

LO (Limestone)

Jordan, Gideon L., 23 Jun 1894

Cg'd to LUTHER, 14 Oct 1897

 

 

LUTHER (Limestone) (see also LO)

Jordan, Gideon L., 14 Oct 1897

Cg'd to SHILOH, 1 Oct 1906

 

 

McDANIEL (Limestone)

McDaniel, Jas. A., 11 Apr 1892

Discontinued 2 Jun 1893; no papers

 

 

MEXIA (Limestone)

Bartholow, Jas. N., 1 Mar 1872

Simons, J. B., 21 Oct 1872

Fay, Harry J., 26 Nov 1872

Simons, Jas. B., 20 Dec 1872

Abernathy, John S., 29 Dec 1873

Nelms, Jas. A., 30 Nov 1875

Walton, R. W., 8 Feb 1876

Cooper, Chas. P., 20 Mar 1876

Roberts, Hiram M., 30 Mar 1876

Andrews, Henry H., 22 Mar 1882

Gardiner, Josh. A., 9 Aug 1883

Fishburn, Sam'l. A., 21 Dec 1887

Neece, Jas.R., 16 Apr 1889

Meador, Newton E., 26 Jun 1893

Neece, Jas. R., 14 Sep 1897

Karner, Philpott, 2 Mar 1905

Newman, Isidore, 20 Apr 1909

Simmons, Billie W., 22 May 1913

Newman, Isidore, 4 Nov 1921 (Acting postmaster)

 

 

MOUNT CALM (Limestone, Hill)

Jones, Hardy, 30 Jun 1858

Blackburn, J. C., 14 Nov 1861 (CSA)

Suspended [by] (CSA)

Discontinued 24 Dec 1866 [by U. S. Govt.]

(Re-established) Dabney, Jas. H., 11 Feb 1867

Reed, John R., 29 Apr 1867

Kimmel, Benj., 17 Apr 1868

Dabney, Nathan E., 19 Feb 1873

Clarke, Humphrey, 7 May 1874

Pitts Jr., Frank M., 3 May 1882

[To] Hill County

 

 

MOUNT VERNON (Limestone)

Lewis, Jas. J., 9 Jly 1856

Cg'd to HORN HILL, 14 Feb 1857

 

 

MUNGER (Limestone) (see also CONDOR)

Ellington, Wm. H., 13 Apr 1905

Ethridge, Thos. M., 11 Dec 1908

Carter, Lena A., 14 Mar 1919

Hill, Robt. C., 13 Oct 1925

Lowrance, Ira R., 1 Mar 1927

Hill, Robt. C., 27 May 1931

 

 

NUS? (Limestone)

Hudson, Jas. B., 13 Jun 1892

Lloyd, Herbert A., 26 Aug 1895

Lloyd, Henry A., 5 Nov 1896

Day, Wm. H., 9 Aug 1900

Hudson, Jas. B., 4 Sep 1900

Discontinued 14 Mar 1903; papers to Ben Hur

 

 

ODDS (Limestone)

Adair, Frank R., 14 Oct 1899

Discontinued 14 Feb 1906; mail to Thornton

 

 

OLETHA (Limestone)

Wilkin, Wm. J., 7 Jun 1886

Wallace, Jos., 11 May 1888

Wilkin, D. W. J/Wm. J., 3 Oct 1889

([Appointment] rescinded 15 Mar 1890)

Wallace, Jos., 11 May 1888

Deans, Neverson, 21 Jun 1893

Roberts, Thos. J., 28 Feb 1894

Wallace, Jos., 24 Aug 1894

Jones, Mrs. Cora, 2 Nov 1898

Allman, Jos., 3 Feb 1905

Jones, Cora, 10 Sep 1906

Sadler, Miss Jim, 7 Aug 1911

Thomas, Lillie M., 25 Jan 1922

 

 

PERSONVILLE (Limestone)

Person, Wm. T., 24 Sep 1855

Pollock, Jas. E., 7 Jan 1860

Wells, Saladin H., 23 Aug 1860

Person, Wm. T., 24 Apr 1862 (CSA)

Clayton, Warren, 21 Mar 1865 (CSA)

Brumby, L. L., 6 May 1865 (CSA)

Rankin, Thos. B., 9 Aug 1866

George, Mrs. Amelia, 22 Nov 1867

Lewis, Green, 11 Aug 1870

Hamilton, Wm., 23 Dec 1870

McAlpin, Robt. B., 22 Apr 1873

Reeves, Jas. H., 20 Apr 1874

Baldwin, J. C., 16 Aug 1875

Pounds, Thos. B., 23 Jan 1879

Boyd, John F., 12 Jan 1885

Crider, Allen B., 23 Apr 1903

Oakes, Jasper A., 21 May 1927

 

 

PRAIRIE GROVE (Limestone)

Hughes, Sam'l. D., 15 Nov 1878

Cg'd to VARELA, 18 Aug 1906

 

 

PRAIRIE HILL (Limestone)

Perry, Marquis? L., 15 Dec 1884

Batchelor, Wm. F., 26 Jun 188__?

Pender, Robt. A., 13 Dec 1889

Copeland, Rachel C., 13 Jun 1893

Buttolph, Chas. H., 23 Jly 1897

Dyer, Sam'l. T., 7 Jly 1904

Howard, Jas. B., 3 Aug 1905

Hitt, Harvey M., 17 Apr 1906

Discontinued 30 Nov 1906; mail to Mount Calm

(Re-established) Runnels, Mattie M., 2 Sep 1925

 

 

RODA (Limestone)

Gray, Jos. W., 25 Feb 1903

Discontinued 15 Dec 1904; mail to Groesbeck

 

 

SHILOH (Limestone) (see also LUTHER)

Jordan, Gideon L., 1 Oct 1906

Discontinued 28 Feb 1907; mail to Mexia

 

 

SPRINGFIELD (Limestone)

Jackson, Edw. T., _______?

Smith, Pleasant, 29 Jan 1847

Shaw, John, 26 Aug 1850

Tiebout, Henry, 21 Jan 1852

Oliver, Wm., 16 Jly 1853

Scruggs, Sol. K., 26 Apr 1855

Smith, Hinton C., 24 Jan 1856

Turner, Thos. A., 23 Mar 1859

Cowden, J. M., 20 Mar 1860

Tidwell, Franklin L., 6 Aug 1860 [resigned]

Long, R., 12 Jly 1861 (CSA)

Pitts, Dr. G. W., 10 Jan 1862 (CSA)

Vallandingham, J. B., 27 Jan 1865 (CSA)

Johnson, David E., 18 May 1866

London, Max. H., 7 Nov 1867

Davis, Wm. B., 23 Jly 1869

Houston, Miss Dessie, 9 May 1870

Bonner Jr., Whitmill J., 17 Jun 1872

Miller, John, 26 Nov 1872

Phifer, Miss Jane, 19 Oct 1875

Discontinued 9 Dec 1878

 

 

STEELE'S CREEK (Limestone)

Tidwell, David J., 29 Jun 1857

Tidwell, D. J., 13 Sep 1861 (CSA)

Discontinued 5 Nov 1866

(Re-established) Williams, Mrs. E. V., 30 Apr 1868

Discontinued 22 Dec 1868

 

 

STORRS (Limestone)

Storrs, Alvin H., 26 Apr 1898

Harlan, Jas. L., 30 Apr 1900

Schneider, Ed. W., 26 Sep 1905

Discontinued 31 Mar 1906; mail to Mart

 

 

TEHUACANA (Limestone)

Honeycutt, Matt, 8 Oct 1869

Terrell, Chris I., 8 Sep 1870

Lipphard, L. B., 3 Sep 1875

Young, Alpha, 24 Nov 1875

Ewing, Robt. C., 1 or 6 Oct 1877

Ratcliff, Edgar N., 24 Feb 187__?

Yoakum, Madison, 12 Dec 1884

Boyd, Horace A., 2 Dec 1886

Yoakum, Madison, 4 Jan 1887

Rhea, Addie, 1 Aug 1889

Rhea, Mary F., 4 Feb 1890

Kincaid, Martha E., 18 Aug 1893

Yoakum, Madison, 6 Jan 1896

Simms, Mrs. Mannie F., 9 Sep 1897

Coleman, Josie L?, 12 Aug 1905

 

 

TEWOCKONY SPRINGS (Limestone)

Boyd, John, 8 Mar 1847

Boyd, Laird B., 18 Feb 1854

Boyd, Horace A., 26 Mar 1858

Peevy, Leroy M., 14 Oct 1858

Discontinued 23 Nov 1860

(Re-established) Boyd, John, 19 Dec 1860

Discontinued 19 Feb 1862 (CSA)

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

 

 

THELMA (Limestone)

Dorris, Chas. H., 27 Jly 1899

Pelton, Wm. M., 23 Nov 1899

Day, Wm. H., 17 Sep 1902

Day, Robt. A., 9 May 1904

Discontinued 28 Feb 1905; mail to Groesbeck

 

 

THORNTON (Limestone)

Wright, Wm. L., 6 Feb 1873

Cleveland, Wm. C., 18 Jun 1873

Parten, Geo. W., 4 Jan 1875

Cleveland, Frank E., 23 Dec 1875

White, Jas. L., 19 Dec 1889

Foust, Jas. E., 26 Apr 1890

Fox, John H., 1 May 1893

Fowler, John, 24 Jly 1897

Lancaster, Fennimore C., 15 Oct 1901

Gilford, Wm., 12 Sep 1902

Williams, Virgil T., 5 Jan 1916

Holton, Wm. R., 17 Jly 1924 (Acting postmaster)

 

 

TUCKER'S MILLS (Limestone)

Kirk, Jeptha N., 6 Jun 1870

Busby, Ed., 12 Aug 1872

Discontinued 14 Apr 1873

 

 

VARELA (Limestone) (see also PRAIRIE GROVE)

Hughes, Sam'l. D., 18 Aug 1906

Discontinued 28 Feb 1907; mail to Mexia

 

 

WATT (Limestone)

Taylor, Walter L., 15 Feb 1898

Sanderson, Wm. R., 29 Dec 1898

Brown, Otto G., 6 Mar 1900

Watson, Oliver, 12 Oct 1901

Discontinued 30 Nov 1906; mail to Mount Calm

 

 

YARBROVILLE (Limestone)

Frazier, Jas. D., 14 Sep 1897

Discontinued 15 Aug 1905; mail to Cooledge