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

Postmaster Index | Post Office Index | County Index

Glossary | Personnel Records

 

POSTMASTERS & POST OFFICES OF
MEDINA COUNTY, TEXAS
1849 - 1930

 

ARUNDEL (Medina)

Supple, Catharine, 31 Oct 1892

Discontinued 28 Jun 1895; never in operation

 

 

BIRY (Medina)

Franger, Jos., 26 Sep 1907

Discontinued 31 Aug 1911; mail to Devine

 

 

BLACK CREEK (Medina)

Reed, John W., 13 Jly 1877

Discontinued 21 Jly 1880

 

 

BLUE WATER (Medina, Bandera)

Dunning, Sam'l., 27 Jun 1881

To Bandera County

 

 

CASTROVILLE (Bexar, Medina)

Castro, Henri, 11 May 1849

Discontinued 17 Nov 1851

(Re-established) Monod, Cesar, 17 Jan 1852

Vance, John, 16 Jly 1853

Vance, John, 5 Aug 1861 (CSA) [resigned]

Carli, Andre, 12 Oct 1861 (CSA)

Vance, John, 10 Jan 1866

Klappenbach, Aug., 29 Nov 1872

Davis, Mrs. Eliz. A., 19 Aug 1878

Klappenbach, Aug., 16 Oct 1878

Lytle, Sam'l., 7 May 1883

Wernette, Chas., 23 Nov 1887

Carli, Geo., 3 Jan 1888

Klappenbach, Mrs. Mina, 17 Jly 1889

Fuos, Henry W., 28 Sep 1894

Pingenot, Colestin, 26 Aug 1898

Pingenot, Emily, 9 Jly 1901

Tondre, Alex. E., 14 Aug 1914

Rihn, Leontina E., 29 Nov 1919

Finger, Leontina E., 20 Aug 1929 (Name cg'd by marriage)

Naegelin, Otto M., 22 Oct 1929

 

 

CHICO SOUTH (Medina)

Ragsdale, Robt. S., 21 Mar 1871

Taylor, Augustain B., 5 Apr 1880

Discontinued 11 Aug 1880

 

 

CLIFDEN (Medina)

Earl, Wm. D., 5 Sep 1877

Discontinued 23 Nov 1877

 

 

CLIFF (Medina)

Schuchart, Manuel, 13 Dec 1910

Schuchart, Archie, 14 Jun 1919

Discontinued 15 Dec 1922; mail to Medina

 

 

DEVINE (Medina) (see also FRANCISCO)

Nix, John L., 29 Sep 1881

Davis, Wm. H. H., 10 Oct 1883

Hastings, Green B., 21 Dec 1888?

Brown, Geo. W., 21 Mar 1890

Whitfield, John A?, 3 Mar 1894

Brown, Geo. W., 14 Apr 1898

Kercheville, J. A., 22 Jan 1915

Kercheville, Mattie, 22 May 1917 (Acting postmaster)

Aldridge, Jas. A., 6 Apr 1918

Bendele, Arnold A., 1 Dec 1925 (Acting postmaster)

Teel, Jean, 30 Sep 1926 (Acting postmaster)

 

 

D'HANIS (Medina)

Richarz, Henry Jos., 24 Jun 1854

Ney, Jos., 10 Sep 1860

Ney, Jos., 13 Aug 1861 (CSA)

Fohn, John, 10 Apr 1866

Fry, Judson G., 10 Apr 1883

Twomey, Maurice P., 1 Apr 1893

Koch, Mathias S., 9 Oct 1899

Hake, Clyde L., 29 Mar 1901

Beckmeyer, John F., 24 Jun 1902

Luckenbach, Chas. F., 2 Mar 1903

Gilbert, Clara, 14 Aug 1914

Boog, Alphonse, 22 Jun 1921

 

 

DUNLAY (Medina) (see also ENTERPRISE)

Murray, Norval S., 11 May 1895

Carle, Geo., 17 Mar 1902

Hoby, Louis A., 27 Aug 1906

Steinle, Jos. H., 20 Nov 1908

 

 

ELSTONE (Medina)

Carle, Geo., 21 Mar 1910

Discontinued 15 Dec 1917; mail to Hondo

 

 

ENTERPRISE (Medina)

Murray, Norval S., 3 Mar 1890 (C)

Cg'd to DUNLAY, 11 May 1895

 

 

FERNANDO (Medina)

Howard, Edwin F., 29 Nov 1893

Jungman Jr., Peter, 8 Aug 1894

Cg'd to LACOSTE, 23 May 1898

 

 

FLINT HILL (Medina)

Bailey, Miss Mary E., 7 Jly 1873

Rowland, John W., 19 Mar 1875

Bailey, Wilson W., 12 May 1876

Discontinued 21 Jun 1880

 

 

FRANCISCO (Medina)

Nix, John L., 17 Apr 1878

Cg'd to DEVINE, 29 Sep 1881

 

 

GALLAGHER'S RANCH (Medina)

Gallagher, Mrs. Julia, 6 Sep 1877

Discontinued 14 Jly 1879

(Re-established) Gallagher, Julia, 13 Aug 1879

Woodward, O. K., 4 Oct 1880

Crain?/Cram?, Eugene, 9 Nov 1880

Lipscomb, Joel A., 5 Apr 1882

Williams, Robt. A., 5 Dec 1882

Van Riper, Jacob E., 17 Apr 1883

White, Lauriston, 8 Dec 1885

Smith, Frank C., 11 May 1892

White, Lulu S., 19 May 1899

Cook, Rinaldo O., 21 Sep 1901

Smith,. Frank C., 20 May 1903

Beere, Ed. J., 28 Aug 1908 (Declined)

Discontinued 14 Aug 1909; mail to Helotes

 

 

GRIT (Medina)

Matthews, Elmo D., 21 Aug 1897

Discontinued 26 Jly 1898; never in operation

 

 

HONDO (Medina) (see also HONDO CITY)

Jones, Sam F. T?, 22 Nov 1895

Horger, Jacob T., 11 Jan 1897

Jackson, Claudius A., 23 Nov 1899

(Order rescinded 13 Dec 1899)

Horger, Jacob T., 11 Jan 1897

Fohn, Jos. F., 27 Jun 1900

Chancey, M. A., 20 May 1913

Finger, Alfred M., 9 Feb 1922

 

 

HONDO CITY (Medina)

Everts, Geo. B?, 12 Apr 1882

Walker, J. DeKalb, 17 Aug 1887

Sale, Archie P., 27 Oct 1887

Cg'd to HONDO, 22 Nov 1895

 

 

LACOSTE (Medina) (see also FERNANDO)

Cook, Jas. M., 23 May 1898

Braden, Martin, 9 May 1899

Moeller, Gustav C., 19 Jly 1907

Jungman, Alex. E., 24 Mar 1911

Dickey, Frank R., 15 Jan 1914

Jungman, Alex. E., 4 Oct 1917

 

 

MEDINA LAKE (Medina) (see also MICO)

Christilles, Chris. F., 19 Jun 1916

Granieri, Joe, 27 Feb 1919 (Declined)

Mariani, Mrs. Alma, 20 Feb 1922

Cg'd back to MICO, 28 Apr 1923

 

 

MICO (Medina) (see also MEDINA LAKE)

Gilliam, Claude W., 21 Aug 1911

Brown, Frank W., 24 Jan 1912

Discontinued 12 Dec 1912; mail to Dunlay

(Re-established) Christilles, Chris. F., 26 Feb 1916

Cg'd to MEDINA LAKE, 19 Jun 1916

Cg'd back to MICO, 28 Apr 1923

Mariani, Mrs. Alma, 28 Apr 1923

 

 

NATALIA (Medina)

Ragsdale, Thos. F., 10 Mar 1913

Ragsdale, Robt. S., 7 May 1917

Jones, Orpha A., 13 Aug 1921

Fretelliere, Alan H., 2 Jly 1929

White, Clarence G., 5 Dec 1931 (Acting postmaster)

 

 

NEW FOUNTAIN (Medina) (see also QUIHI)

Goering, Rowland, 21 May 1857

Goering, Roland, 12 Jly 1861 (CSA)

Malone, Thos.P., 6 Mar 1862 (CSA)

Tilley, Elijah, 5 Oct 1864 (CSA)

Redus, John, 27 Jan 1865 (CSA)

Goering, Rowland, 2 Mar 1866

Parsons, Sam'l., 11 Jly 1870

[Cg'd back] to QUIHI, 22 Nov 1871

[Cg'd back] to NEW FOUNTAIN, 25 Sep 1872

Goering, Roland, 25 Sep 1872

Muennink, Gerd, 4 Mar 1878

Muennink, John, 25 Sep 1886

Oefinger, Christian J., 6 Sep 1901

Discontinued 15 Jan 1914; mail to Dunlay

 

 

NOONAN (Medina)

Mangold, Valentine, 8 Apr 1910

Marshall, Finis L., 22 Jan 1915

Seay, Jas. E., 20 Sep 1915

Discontinued 15 Dec 1915; mail to Lacoste

 

 

QUIHI (Medina) (see also NEW FOUNTAIN)

Bohle, Louis, 24 Jun 1854

Cg'd to NEW FOUNTAIN, 21 May 1857

[Cg'd back] to QUIHI, 22 Nov 1871

Blum, Andreas, 22 Nov 1871

[Cg'd back] to NEW FOUNTAIN, 25 Sep 1872

 

 

RIO MEDINA (Medina) (see also SAN GERONIMO)

Boehme, F. A., 6 Oct 1908

Rihn, Alfred F., 10 Nov 1916

 

 

SAN GERONIMO (Medina)

Boehme, Fred'k. A., 16 Apr 1908

Cg'd to RIO MEDINA, 6 Oct 1908

 

 

SIESTA DARA (Medina)

Holmes, Jacob L., 8 Aug 1876

Wooten, Greenville T., 18 Jan 1882

Discontinued 19 Jun 1883; mail to Benton

 

 

VERDINA (Medina)

Bricks?, Otto H., 2 Sep 1908

Discontinued 28 Feb 1910; mail to Hondo

 

 

YANCEY (Medina)

Moss, Benj. F., 1 Dec 1897

Newton, Jesse G., 25 Aug 1898

Burgin, Jos. H., 10 May 1907

Burgin, Katie, 5 Dec 1910

 

 

ZIGZAG (Medina)

Nowlin, Wm. S., 3 Dec 1901

McWhorter, John M., 11 Jun 1907

White, Emma, 9 Jly 1908

Isbell, Geo. W., 11 Dec 1908

Pettis, John W., 3 Jan 1910

Discontinued 31 Aug 1911; mail to Devine