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

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POSTMASTERS & POST OFFICES OF
MONTAGUE COUNTY, TEXAS
1860 - 1930

 

ADORA (Montague)

Robinson, Elhanan W., 13 Oct 1873

Willits, John E., 12 Oct 1875

Name and site changed to QUEEN PEAK, 26 Aug 1876

 

 

BEAR HILL (Montague)

Hardy, David C., 4 May 1876

Discontinued 2 Sep 1878

 

 

BELCHERVILLE (Montague)

Turner, Henry P., 27 Aug 1887

Robberson, Geo. W., 2 May 1888

Antram, Micajah T., 23 Dec 1889

Antram, Cora E., 3 May 1892

Loyd, Wm. F., 8 Jun 1893

Antram, Cora E., 18 Jun 1897

Butts, John W., 26 Jun 1902

Marshall, Canada Lee, 24 Aug 1905

Gresham, Jas. C., 3 Dec 1909

Miles, Mable E., 11 Jly 1923

 

 

BONITA (Montague) (see also DUXBURY)

Giles, Elijah W., 18 Feb 1887

Finn, John T., 23 Feb 1894

Miller, Robt. M., 13 Jan 1898

Fleming, Jas. M., 31 Dec 1901

Willet, Albert, 28 Oct 1914

Langford, Jeremiah C., 13 Mar 1922

Hicks, Ira L., 28 Aug 1922

Langford, Jeremiah C., 7 Nov 1927

 

 

BOWIE (Montague)

Cowan, Jas. I. G., 24 Aug 1882

VanPelt, Geo. T., 22 May 1883

Russey, Ed. W., 17 Dec 1883

Cook, B. E., 4 Aug 1885

Cheney, Thos., 17 Jly 1889

Baker, Anna B., 6 Feb 1890

Norwood, John L., 26 Jun 1893

Gwaltney, E. A., 11 Mar 1896

Smith, Wm. C., 17 Jun 1897

Wells, John S., 14 Mar 1907

Lancaster, Wm. F., 17 Jan 1916

Shelton, Jas. E., 1 Oct 1921 (Acting postmaster)

Worley, David S., 11 Aug 1930 (Acting postmaster)

Green, Emma B., 5 Feb 1931

 

 

CARRIAGE (Montague)

Wilson, Miss Delila J., 14 Nov 1884

Discontinued 30 Jly 1885; mail to Gainesville

 

 

CELESTE (Montague)

McKasson, John L., 29 Aug 1881

Darrow, Jas., 14 Aug 1882

Discontinued 22 Dec 1882; mail to Queen Peak

 

 

COTH (Montague)

Cothran, Jas. M., 29 Oct 1894

Discontinued 13 Mar 1895; no papers

 

 

DENVER (Montague)

Younger, Rufus N., 21 Jun 1880

Milburn, A. Judson, 10 Jan 1883

Wainscott, Isaac, 27 Feb 1884

Schoolfield, Henry F., 31 Dec 1890

McNabb, Robt. L. 16 Oct 1891

Walker, Wm. A., 23 Dec 1893

Walker, Jas. A., 23 Apr 1896

Jones, Gideon R., 16 Jly 1898

Wainscott, John R., 28 Dec 1901

Discontinued 31 Dec 1903; papers to Sunset

 

 

DORSEY (Montague)

Goff, John W., 11 Jun 1903

Discontinued 14 Nov 1903; papers to Sunset

 

 

DRY VALLEY (Montague)

Johnson, Archibald, 2 Oct 1878

Discontinued 22 Dec 1879

 

 

DUXBURY (Montague)

Chiddex, Leander A. S., 14 Jun 1880

Giles, Elijah W., 11 Jan 1881

Discontinued 7 Jly 1881

(Re-established) Giles, Elijah W., 24 Oct 1881

Connor, C. H., 28 Dec 1883

Lightz, Henry C., 18 Jan 1884

Giles, Elijah W., 31 Dec 1885

Cg'd to BONITA, 18 Feb 1887

 

 

DYE (Montague)

Bybee, Jos. D., 9 Apr 1884

Burgess, Maud O. E., 5 Aug 1890

Hall, Lewis K., 16 Oct 1891

Sheperd, Katura P., 15 Nov 1894

Weatherly, Katura P., 26 Oct 1897

Discontinued 3 May 1898; papers to Mallard

(Order rescinded 17 May 1898)

Weatherly, Katura P., 26 Oct 1897

Bybee, Jos. D., 24 May 1898

Duncan, Wm. M., 12 Sep 1901 (Declined)

Smith, J. H., 8 Mar 1902 (Declined)

Sadler, Sam'l., 17 Jan 1903

Discontinued 31 Aug 1905; mail to Saint Jo

 

 

EAGLE POINT (Montague)

Ewing, Jos. C., 9 Oct 1876

Walker, W. C. H., 13 May 1878

Ewing, Jos. C., 3 Jun 1878

Minter, Frank E., 21 Oct 1878

King, S. D., 5 Mar 1879

Discontinued 1 Apr 1879

(Re-established) Ewing, Jos. C., 24 Sep 1879

Heare, Lewis C., 11 May 1880

Black, Leroy, 30 Nov 1881

Pribble, Geo. P?, 24 Mar 1887

Discontinued 12 Oct 1888; papers to Nocona

 

 

FERGUSON (Montague)

Ferguson, David A., 9 Jun 1888

[further data not found]

 

 

FORESTBURG (Montague)

Atkins, Wade, 19 Jly 1876

Wesley, Jas. T., 9 Oct 1878

Atkins, Wade, 1 Sep 1879

Foster, Wm. E., 22 May 1883

Reed, Jas., 3 Mar 1884

Bellow, Wm. R., 6 May 1885

Hudspeth, Ripley C., 4 Sep 1889

King, Wm. H., 27 Nov 1897

Roberson, Sarah E., 27 Sep 1900

Reeves, John R., 4 Aug 1910

Reynolds, Claud C., 16 Dec 1913

Marrs, Robt. D., 18 Jun 1918

Russ, Ardell T., 27 Feb 1922

Poynor, Jos. P., 19 Nov 1926

Sledge, Roe, 9 Feb 1927

 

 

FRUITLAND (Montague)

Robertson, Jas. J., 12 Oct 1892

Burnett, Alfred E., 26 Oct 1895

Scarborough, Wm. H., 29 Aug 1896

Green, F. Fred'k., 24 Oct 1906

Reasor, John W., 6 Feb 1912

(Order rescinded [no date given])

Deadmon, Ada, 26 Apr 1913

Jackson, Wm., 16 May 1914

Wainscott, Elvira, 5 Mar 1915

Willis, Jas. L., 25 Sep 1918 (Declined)

Hogan, Emily, 26 Mar 1920 (Declined)

Manning, Jas. B., 3 Jly 1920

Miller, Mrs. Graham T., 13 Dec 1922

Briggs, Mrs. Etta, 4 Jun 1925

 

 

GLADYS (Montague)

Shults, Isaac L., 24 May 1892

Adams, John W., 23 Jly 1894

Deems, Marcellus B., 31 Jly 1897 (Declined)

Hattery, Eli, 27 Apr 1898

Discontinued 15 Mar 1911; mail to Hardy

 

 

GORGONA (Montague)

Lyon, Thos., 10 May 1894

Bowen, David C., 11 May 1899

Discontinued 14 Jun 1899; papers to Sunset

 

 

HARDY (Montague)

Hardy, Reuben, 20 Dec 1880

Roberson, Levi B., 31 Dec 188__?

Williams, Chas. R., 28 Sep 1889

Mitchell, Wm. A., 21 May 1896

Roberson, Sarah E., 9 Sep 1897

Alexander, Lonna, 1 Oct 1898 (Declined)

Dunbar, Chas. H., 27 Oct 1898

Buck, John M., 1 Feb 1901

Burgett, John S., 13 May 1908

Jackson, Jos. McD., 11 Jan 1910

Discontinued 15 Aug 1916; mail to Saint Jo

 

 

HEAD OF ELM (Montague)

Womble, John W., 30 Oct 1860

Burns, C., 6 Aug 1861 (CSA) [resigned]

Burns, Wm. A., 31 Jan 1862 (CSA)

Carlin, Hugh L., 30 Jly 1866

Discontinued 30 Jly 1868

(Re-established) Austin, Henry R., 3 May 1870

Discontinued 16 Jan 1871

(Re-established) Gardon, Jas. F., 12 Apr 1871

Boggess, Irby H., 29 Mar 1872

[Cg'd] to SAINT JO, 7 Aug 1873

 

 

ILLINOIS BEND (Montague)

Wickliffe, Wm. W., 17 Sep 1877

Ward, Carter M., 14 Jun 1881

Burton, Jas. M., 9 Jan 1885

Wall, Jacob J., 28 Jun 1888

Riggle, Rachel B., 9 Sep 1889

Wall, Jacob J., 4 Feb 1890 (C)

Snapp, Sarah A., 5 Aug 1890

Fatheree, Jos., 26 Oct 1897

Chisholm, John A., 24 Feb 1899

Van Meeter, Emma, 20 Nov 1903

Hawn, Minnie, 26 Apr 1905

Roberson, Jas. H., 13 Dec 1909

Fleming, Albert V., 25 Nov 1911

Fleming, Mabel C., 23 Oct 1914

 

 

KEY WEST (Montague)

Hutchison, R. A., 11 Nov 1878

Discontinued 4 Jan 1883; mail to Queen Peak

 

 

LELAN (Montague)

Herring, David T., 17 Mar 1891

Discontinued 19 Jan 1892; papers to Montague

 

 

LOST (Montague)

Thornton, Press, 17 May 1900

Discontinued 12 Sep 1900; never in operation

 

 

LUCKY (Montague)

Harr, Jon. F., 31 Jan 1902

Discontinued 31 Mar 1905; mail to Nocona

 

 

McCOLLUM (Montague)

Mobley, Jas. A., 20 May 1901

Dyer, Wm., 13 Jan 1902

Williams, Philip L., 3 Jly 1902

Huckabay, Francis M., 21 Jly 1903

Cross, Osceola, 14 Dec 1903

Discontinued 14 Sep 1905; mail to Bonita

 

 

MALLARD (Montague)

Cox, John R., 12 Oct 1892

Jones, John T., 6 Mar 1896

Cox, John R., 1 Feb 1901

Jester, Chas. T., 23 Mar 1904

Garrett, Wade H., 13 Mar 1909

Discontinued 15 Jun 1915; mail to ________?

 

 

MONTAGUE (Montague)

Cox, John H., 31 May 1860

Cox, J. H., 6 Aug 1861 (CSA)

Campbell, Alfred, 13 Aug 1866

Tarkington, Burrell W., 22 Mar 1867

Morris, Wm. A., 22 Dec 1870

Fisch, Louis F., 20 Oct 1871

White, C. C., 19 Sep 1872

Hagler, David S., 5 Jun 1873

Brown, Thos. G., 1 Dec 1873

Long, D. R., 7 Sep 1874

Eidson, Geo. H., 11 Mar 1875

Sloan, Miss Mary E., 19 Jly 1877

Sloan, Margaret, 6 Aug 1877

Grigsby, Jas. M., 27 Dec 1880

Palmer, A. H., 9 Feb 1886

Cook, John W., 17 Jly 1889

Wagner, Henry H., 8 Sep 1893

Cook, John W., 7 Aug 1897

Cook, John N., 7 Feb 1911

Hart, Chas. R., 6 Jan 1914

Jameson, Rena M., 1 Aug 1920 (Acting postmaster)

Williams, Wm. R., 14 Jun 1921 (Acting postmaster)

 

 

NEWHARP (Montague)

Wall, Eddie L., 22 Aug 1894

Mitchell, Benj. A., 6 Jun 1896

Norris, Amos C., 26 Oct 1897

Wall, Eddie L., 6 Dec 1900

Hester, Wm. A. G., 24 Oct 1901

Rice, Ed. I., 12 May 1904

Freeman, Rich'd. C., 22 Oct 1904 (Declined)

Discontinued 15 Feb 1905; mail to Alvord, Wise Co.

 

 

NOCONA (Montague)

Horton, Wade, 2 May 1887

Smith, Marmaduke F., 20 Aug 1889

Davis, John L., 1 Sep 1893

Merritt, Wm. N., 7 Aug 1897

Antram, Cora E., 28 Oct 1912

Davis, S. M., 22 May 1913

Antram, Cora E., 20 Dec 1921

Yeager, Joe L., 1 Jan 1931 (Acting postmaster)

 

 

NORWOOD (Montague)

Duncan, Greenberry, 5 Aug 1884

Discontinued 19 Jan 1885; mail to Montague

 

 

PARMLEY (Montague)

Sevedge, Jas. H., 18 Mar 1901

Discontinued 14 Jan 1902; papers to Saint Jo

 

 

PEARSON (Montague)

McNew, Chas. M., 30 Jly 1896

Meek, Jas. P., 21 Mar 1898

Sanders, Ada E., 27 Oct 1898

Dix, Ida M., 25 Feb 1899

Haney, Virrillia, 13 Oct 1899

Pauling, Gustav K., 18 Jun 1904

Discontinued 1? Feb 1906; mail to Nocona

 

 

QUEEN PEAK (Montague) (see also ADORA)

Fortson, Josiah R., 25 Aug 1876

Davis, Robt. S., 15 Sep 1880

Fortson, Josiah R., 29 Aug 1881

Discontinued 7 Feb 1883; mail to Montague

 

 

REDBUD (Montague)

Odom, Jas. M., 20 Jun 1883

Holland, Jas. R., 21 Sep 1883

Odom, J. M., 17 Nov 1885

Groomer, Benj. F., 20 Jan 1886

Discontinued 6 Sep 1886; papers to Duxbury

 

 

RED RIVER STATION (Montague) (see also SALT CREEK)

Barefoot, Lafayette D., 11 Sep 1884

McHugh, Chas. H., 21 Jan 1885

Robberson, Geo. W., 14 Dec 1885

Robberson, Early W., 10 May 1887

Discontinued 15 Mar 1888; papers to Eagle Point

 

 

RES (Montague)

Lucas, Abe J., 23 Jun 1892

Younger, Wm. L., 19 May 1898

Discontinued 18 Nov 1899; papers to Forestburg

 

 

RINGGOLD (Montague)

Liston, Robt. J., 21 Dec 1892

Clarke, John, 26 Oct 1897

Clarke Jr., John C., 24 May 1901

Wheat, Henry F., 20 Jun 1904

Yeager, Oscar, 29 Dec 1911

Griffith, Harvey J., 5 Dec 1914

Yeager, Oscar, 3 Feb 1922

 

 

RILEY (Montague)

Williams, Wm., 19 Jan 1893

Cg'd to STONEBURG, 11 May 1893

 

 

RIP (Montague)

Hudspeth, John W., 28 Jun 1892

Hudspeth, Ripley C., 5 Dec 1900

Discontinued 29 Jun 1901; papers to Uz

 

 

SAINT JO (Montague) (see also HEAD OF ELM)

Boggess, J. H., 7 Aug 1873

Allen, Wm. D., 9 May 1876

Garvine, Thos. D., 17 Sep 1877

Moss, Harvey T., 24 Nov 1879

Ross, Abel C., 27 Sep 1888

Williams, David E. C., 20 Nov 1889

Holt, Sam'l. J., 20 Sep 1890

Gillenwaters, Jas. D., 21 Sep 1894

Holt, Sam'l. J., 11 Aug 1898

Bellah, Wm. E., 2 Mar 1915

Dort, Kelsey R., 3 Aug 1923 (Acting postmaster)

 

 

SALONA (Montague)

Lamb, Geo. W., 12 Oct 1889

Duncan, Jas. L., 27 Jun 1892

McNabb, Theo. W., 26 Jun 1893

Clarke, Jas. V., 25 Apr 1895

Bell, Robt. E., 6 Mar 1896

Walker, Wm. A., 5 May 1896

Roberson, Rich'd. H., 23 Jly 1897

Gilley, Jas., 29 May 1901

Ayres, Wm. R., 6 Oct 1903

Clarke, Thos. H., 28 Jan 1904

Discontinued 14 Sep 1905; mail to Bowie

 

 

SALT CREEK (Montague)

Perkins, Lee N., 28 Aug 1873

Hudson, Hiram, 24 Nov 1874

Perkins, Lee N., 25 Jan 1875

McHugh, Charlie H., 14 Jun 1875

Thurston, Walter S., 23 Sep 1878

Hudman, John M., 3 May 1880

Thurston, Walter S., 9 Nov 1880

Clanton, John W., 3 Jun 1881

Thurston, Walter S., 18 Jan 1882

Kendall, Lewis C., 4 Jan 1884

Barefoot, Lafayette D., 7 Apr 1884

Cg'd to RED RIVER STATION, 11 Sep 1884

 

 

SHIP (Montague)

Davis, A. R., 21 Sep 1897

Discontinued 14 May 1898; never in operation

 

 

SPANISH FORT (Montague)

McNatt, L. C., 16 Jan 1877

Rowan, John, 27 Dec 1880

Kendrick, Thos. C., 14 Jan 1886

Brooks, Eustace A., 3 May 1890

Cram, John M., 8 Sep 1893

Lively, Wm. C., 5 Oct 1897

York, Jas. S., 6 May 1901

Brooks, Eustace A., 11 Mar 1902

Brooks, Eugenia B., 12 May 1904

Lee, John W., 20 Apr 1906

Cooper, Ollie F., 22 Aug 1907

Schrock, Roy B., 10 May 1913

Schrock, Sam'l. D., 19 Jly 1916

Ridenour, Jacob W., 2 Nov 1923

 

 

STONEBURG (Montague) (see also RILEY)

Williams, Wm., 11 May 1893

Williams, Sam'l., 17 Jly 1896

Jameson, Albert S., 5 Jan 1897

Clarke Jr., John C., 11 Mar 1898

Hester, Wm. B., 19 Jan 1899

Jarrell, Peter R., 13 Aug 1904

Stubblefield, Jos. M., 23 Jan 1905

Jameson, Albert S., 2 Jan 1906

O'Shields, Geo. M., 23 Feb 1911

Miller, Roy H., 8 Jan 1912

Armstrong, Nora E., 29 Oct 1914

Reddy, Patrick H., 11 May 1915

Allison, John F., 26 Jun 1920

Reddy, Patrick H., 7 Mar 1922

 

 

SUNSET (Wise, Montague)

England, Mollie A., 5 Sep 1889

McConnell, Thos., 24 Jan 1891

Newman, Lafayette C., 2 Jun 1893

Bellows, Wm. R?, 29 Sep 1893

Trimble, Wm. E., 14 Jun 1897

Wilson, Theadotus A., 31 Aug 1909

Nix, Jas. E., 27 Jan 1914

Hollingsworth, Ralph E., 9 Jan 1923

Wilson, Winfred C., 1 May 1927 (Acting postmaster)

 

 

TAGE (Montague)

Bailey, Geo. M., 1 Jun 1895

Tage, Henry A., 6 Mar 1896

Tage, Anna, 12 Feb 1913

Discontinued 30 Nov 1914; mail to Bowie

 

 

TILTON (Montague)

Morris, Geo., 1 Sep 1875

Discontinued 2 Mar 1877

 

 

TODD (Montague)

Todd, Wm. H., 17 Aug 1880

Discontinued 25 Jly 1881

 

 

UZ (Montague)

Hill, Jas. F., 25 Feb 1885

Hanks, Wm. D., 17 Apr 1890

Hardin, Theo. C., 16 Jan 1892

St. John, Jas. R., 15 Nov 1892

Cox, Wm. R., 21 Mar 1894

Skinner, Isaac A., 28 Sep 1894

Hanks, Jos. R., 25 Nov 1896

Dawson, Zeta O., 4 Dec 1899

Cagle, John F., 12 Mar 1901

Hester, J. D., 10 Jun 1901

Scott, Willard H., 7 Feb 1902 (Declined)

Adams, E. C., 17 Jly 1902 (Declined)

Tillman, Jason, 15 Oct 1902

Tillman, Robt., 28 Dec 1906

Discontinued 28 Feb 1907; mail to Forestburg

 

 

ZIM (Montague)

Archer, Wm. T., 23 May 1894

Davidson, Fannie, 9 Apr 1896

Discontinued 10 Jun 1897; papers to Spanish Fort

 

 

ZINNIA (Montague)

Moore, Lillie F., 16 Nov 1894

Discontinued 4 Oct 1897; papers to Saint Jo