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

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POSTMASTERS & POST OFFICES OF
NEWTON COUNTY, TEXAS
1847 - 1930
(Revised April 21, 1999)

 

ADSUL (Newton)

Sullivan, Jas. K., 6 Mar 1907

Mars, Geo. C., 26 Sep 1908

Adams, Geo. S., 27 Nov 1909

Discontinued 31 Jan 1911; mail to Bleakwood

 

 

ALLARDALE (Newton)

Allardyce, Sam'l. G., 11 Sep 1899

Discontinued 28 Feb 1901; papers to Burkeville

 

 

AUTREYVILLE (Newton)

Coleman, Jas. J., 23 Apr 1910

Godbold, Huger W., 18 Dec 1911

Discontinued 15 Mar 19112; mail to Newton

 

 

BELGRADE (Newton) (see also BILOXI)

McFarland, T. S., 1 Sep 1860

McFarland, T. S., 12 Jly 1861 (CSA)

Wilson, Rev. Francis, 5 Nov 1864 (CSA)

Discontinued 5 Nov 1866

[Apparently re-established]

Wilson, Margaret J., 27 Oct 1879

Wilson, Henry F., 29 Apr 1885

Discontinued 14 Apr 1906; mail to Trotti

[Apparently re-established]

Snider, Asbury D., 13 Jan 1910

Casey, Robt. B., 29 Jan 1915

Cochran, Henry H., 9 Oct 1920

 

 

BILOEPI (Newton)

Perkins, E. Leroy, 20 May 1907 (Declined)

(Order rescinded, 30 Sep 1907)

 

 

BILOXI (Newton)

Lawhon, John C., 17 Dec 1849

Cochran, Martin B., 3 Jly 1851

Discontinued 24 Sep 1852

(Re-established) Weatherred, Wm. C., 13 Dec 1853

Wingate, David R., 28 Nov 1855

Price, Francis P., 1 Sep 1856

Cg'd to BELGRADE, 1 Sep 1860

 

 

BLEAKWOOD (Newton)

Morrison, Ed. P., 20 Nov 1867

McFarland, Miss Ann E., 20 Oct 1871

McFarland, Robt. E., 2 Jun 1875

Discontinued 6 Sep 1875

(Re-established) McFarland, Miss Mary J., 28 Oct 1875

McFarland, T. S., 5 Mar 1879

Discontinued 1 Apr 1879

(Re-established) VanMeter, Benj. F., 28 Jly 1879

McFarland, R. E., 18 Apr 1881

Lee, Jesse, 2 Jun 1881

Lee, Moses J., 25 Sep 1889

Lee, David J., 8 Aug 1893

Discontinued 27 Nov 1895; papers to Newton

[Apparently re-established]

Wilson, John K., 26 Oct 1909

Derrough, Allen A., 26 Mar 1914

Windham, Rufus H., 16 Mar 1917

Jones, Henry C., 28 Aug 1919

Lewis, Wm. M., 31 Dec 1923

Lee, J. Harris, 14 Jan 1925

 

 

BON WIER (Newton)

Gilchrist, John Q., 1 Dec 1906

 

 

BURKEVILLE (Newton) (see also NEWTON)

Burke, John R., 27 Oct 1847

Hall, John A., 6 Oct 1853

Stark, John T., 17 Dec 1859

Stark, John T., 12 Jly 1861 (CSA)

Ford, David, 22 Oct 1864 (CSA)

Ford, David, 5 Jan 1867

Gilbreth, Jas. Y., 19 Apr 1867

Brailsford, Wm. L., 29 Sep 1868

Brooke, John C., 14 Oct 1869

Seastrunk, Robt. F., 11 Jun 1873

Brooke, John C., 10 Feb 1874

Ford, Francis C., 22 Jly 1875

Smith, Chas. E., 16 Oct 1878

Seastrunk, Robt. F., 13 Aug 1879

Windham, T. J., 15 Feb 1881

Seastrunk, Robt. F., 7 Aug 1883

Smith, Chas. E., 20 Jly 1886

McWhorter, Geo. A., 17 Dec 1890

Good, Thos. R., 5 Mar 1901

Tisinger, Emma L., 19 Dec 1908

McWhorter, Jos. S., 30 Dec 1909

Hines, Fred W., 9 Jan 1912

Alford, Wm. E., 25 Jly 1916

Hines, Fred W., 18 Feb 1918

Miller, Cader C., 18 Apr 1919

Griggs, Whitt, 27 May 1920

Miller, Mark, 5 Apr 1923

Windham, Chas. W., 28 Apr 1923

Miller, Mark, 2 Oct 1923

Collins, Leonora P. 2 Jan 1925

Brown, Maude M., 16 May 1930

 

 

CALL (Newton)

Shepard, Chauncey B., 25 Jly 1896

Gee, Geo. E., 14 Feb1901

Gee, John C., 26 Feb 1904

 

 

CONN (Newton)

Bean, John W., 18 Jun 1908

Christopherson, Abe, 16 Nov 1909

Discontinued 30 Sep 1912; mail to Call

 

 

COTLAND (Newton)

McFarland, Sam'l. P., 15 Jan 1850

Herrin, Jas., 7 May 1855

Discontinued 25 Feb1860

 

 

COW CREEK (Newton)

Hines, M. D., 21 Apr 1863 (CSA)

[Apparently discontinued by CSA]

 

 

CYPRESS CROSSINGS (Newton)

Mahaffey, Oliver, 16 Dec 1850

Discontinued 26 Aug 1852

 

 

DELMA (Newton) (see also SNELLS)

Snell, John H., 1 Oct 1887

Snell, John J., 21 Jly 1893

Bloodsworth, Wm. J., 26 Sep 1905

(Order rescinded 2 Mar 1906)

Damrel, Arresser, 3 Mar 1906

Discontinued 21 Oct 1907; mail to Burkeville

 

 

DEWEYVILLE (Newton)

Smith, Chas. E., 22 May 1900

Adams, Robt. C., 8 Jly 1902

Wiggins, Osborne N., 8 Dec 1902

Gray, Wm. C., 28 Apr 1904

McBride, Jackson R., 11 Aug 1904

Hilliard, Wm. W. 2 Nov 1905

Cheatham, Myrtle S., 8 Mar 1915

Hart, Myrtle S., 8 Sep 1916

Adams, Robt. C., 21 Jan 1919

Ogden, Cornelius A., 13 Apr 1922

 

 

FARRSVILLE (Newton)

Powell, Benj. Z., 8 Nov 1875

Hilliard, Wallace W., 24 Feb 1879

Hilliard, Wm. W., 7 Apr 1879

Powell, Benj. Z., 14 Jan 1885

Stewart, Lisbon C., 10 May 1893

Powell, Benj. Z., 25 Jly 1893

Westbrook, Josh. M., 26 Jly 1905

Holmes, Mrs. Ocie, 7 Oct 1921

Holmes, Adrian, 12 Apr 1923

Westbrook, Josh. M., 10 Apr 1923

Holmes, Wm. E., 2 Jun 1926

Bobbitt, Effie L., 8 Oct 1927

Westbrook, Bulah A., 21 Sep 1928

 

 

HARTBURG (Newton)

Ellis, Wm. B., 4 Dec 1896

Discontinued 30 Aug 1902; papers to Deweyville

[Apparently re-established]

Ford, Ellis, 28 Aug 1906

Barber, Robt. S., 30 Mar 1914

Johnson Jr., Benj. W., 11 Sep 1919

Burrus, Eugene A., 28 Nov 1922

Joiner, Evie M., 7 Aug 1926

Stephenson, Mrs. Evie M., 26 Jan 1929 (Name cg'd by marriage)

Discontinued 15 Jun 1929; mail to Orange

 

 

HIAWATHA (Newton)

Smith, Sam'l. C., 23 Jly 1886

Discontinued 26 Sep 1888; mail to Almadane, Louisiana

 

 

HOLLY SPRINGS (Jasper, Newton, Jasper)

Adams, Blackshear, 9 Jun 1884

To Jasper County, 8 Oct 1900

 

 

IDALIA (Newton)

Keaghey, John S., 9 Apr 1886

Bean, John H., 3 Sep 1888

Discontinued 8 Nov 1888; papers to Burkeville

 

 

JACKS (Newton)

McMahon, Alwin A., 21 Apr 1913

Discontinued 15 Mar 1916; mail to Burkeville

 

 

JAMESTOWN (Newton)

Westbrook, Jas. W., 10 May 1911

Westbrook, John F., 15 Jly 1926

 

 

KERRDALE (Newton)

Miller, Estella, 22 Nov 1910 (Declined)

Kerr, Jos. J., 31 Jan 1911

Discontinued 15 Sep 1911; mail to Burkeville

 

 

LARCH (Newton)

Stephenson, Reden M., 21 May 1886

Discontinued 12 Sep 1890; papers to Laurel

 

 

LAUREL (Newton)

Smyth, Geo. W., 21 Jun 1889

Childers, David M., 10 May 1893

Kelley, Wm. M., 6 Jan 1894

Booker, Henry T., 19 Sep 1900

Seastrunk, Ruby P., 26 Dec 1902

Discontinued 14 Mar 1903; papers to Deweyville

[Apparently re-established]

Kelley, T. E., 27 Apr 1907

(Order rescinded, 24 Jly 1907)

 

 

LEE'S MILL (Newton) (see also LIVONIA)

Lee, Jas. R., 9 Jun 1889

DuBose, Peter P., 3 Mar 1894

Lee, Jas. R., 14 Mar 1898

Collins, John A., 24 Oct 1911

Husbands, John Q., 14 Apr 1913

Wilson, Sophronia, 12 Jan 1918

Discontinued 30 Sep 1918; mail to Bon Wier

 

 

LILLIE (Newton)

Stewart, Thos. E., 29 Apr 1903

(Order rescinded 6 Aug 1903)

 

 

LIVONIA (Newton)

Lee, Jas. R., 18 Jly 1883

Cg'd to LEES MILL, 9 Jun 1887

 

 

LOGTOWN (Newton)

Derrough, Jas. S., 24 Nov 1909

Boynton, Walter K., 18 Sep 1912

Discontined 30 Apr 1913; mail to Bleakwood

 

 

MATTOX (Newton)

Rogers, Jas. G., 28 Jan 1904

Discontinued 15 May 1905; mail to Burkeville

(Re-established) Rogers, Jas. G., 18 Apr 1912

Discontinued 14 Nov 1914; mail to Farrsville

 

 

MAYFLOWER (Newton)

Wells, John, 26 Oct 1912

Bloodsworth, Jas. D., 25 Nov 1913

Smith, Andrew J., 29 Jly 1916

McDonald, Ollie V., 3 Apr 1920

Rudd, Sarah F., 8 Dec 1920

 

 

MIDWAY (Newton)

Stewart, Adam L., 25 Sep 1850

[Cg'd] to NEWTON, 27 Oct 1853

 

 

NEW COLUMBIA (Newton)

Baird, Jas. S., 25 Sep 1850

Discontinued 7 Nov 1851

 

 

NEWTON (Newton) (see also MIDWAY)

Ford, David, 8 Mar 1847

Cg'd to BURKEVILLE, 27 Oct 1847

[Apparently cg'd back to BURKEVILLE]

Moore, John, 27 Oct 1853

Moore, Christiana F., 28 Feb 1854

Blewett, Wm., 15 Oct 1860 [resigned]

Layton, G. B., 5 Aug 1861 (CSA)

Moore, Miss Mary J., 23 May 1862 (CSA)

Discontinued 5 Nov 1866

(Re-established) Dilliard, Wm. M., 15 Aug 1867

Matthews, Spencer Harol, 31 Oct 1870

Didham, Ed. G., 20 Oct 1871

Phillips, John W., 16 Jun 1873

Davison, Wm., 24 Mar 1874

Hardy, Wm. W., 3 Nov 1885

Moore, John, 23 Mar 1886

Clark, Little B., 24 Jly 1886

Clark, Wm. M., 30 Dec 1889 (C)

Clark, Little B., 7 May 1891

Clark, John D., 5 Jly 1894

Wilson, Wm., 30 Dec 1902

Windham, Rufus H., 23 May 1907

Adams, G. A., 27 Oct 1913 (Acting postmaster)

Mattox, Forrest M., 12 Jan 1914

Miller, Fannie H., 9 Jan 1923

 

 

PRINCETON (Newton)

Hyatt, Frank A., 7 Sep 1880

Discontinued 19 Apr 1881

 

 

PULLTYPE (Newton)

Stark, Archie, 5 Aug 1908 (Declined)

[further data not found]

 

 

RAINBOW (Newton)

Clark, Wm. M., 15 Mar 1880

Discontinued 4 Sep 1883

(Re-established) King, John W., 28 Apr 1884

Discontinued 19 Jan 1888; papers to Newton

 

 

RULIFF (Newton)

Braddock, Henry C., 9 Jan 1899

Morrison, Henry L., 19 May 1899

Bratten, Robt. J., 19 Sep 1900

Discontinued 31 Dec 1900; papers to Hartburg

(Re-established) Bratten, Robt. J., 3 Oct 1902

(Order [re-establishing post office] rescinded 10 Dec 1902)

[Apparently re-established]

Ellis, Wm. B., 13 Aug 1904

Shetter, Simeon R., 2 Nov 1907 (Declined)

Bratten, Robt. J., 24 Jan 1908

Discontinued 15 Sep 1908; mail to Deweyville

(Re-established) Redmond, Corinne, 8 Jun 1921

Discontinued 31 Jly 1928; mail to Deweyville

 

 

SALEM (Jasper, Newton)

Swift, Seth, 8 Mar 1847

Swift, Seth, 23 Jan 1863 (CSA)

Discontinued 23 Jan 1867

(Re-established) McMahon, Wm. S., 17 Jun 1869

Wright, Thos. R., 23 Apr 1874

Discontinued 13 Dec 1883

(Re-established) Wright, John, 23 Oct 1884

Discontinued 14 Jan 1889; papers to Larch

Adams, Geo., 14 Mar 1891

McMahon, Argabus B., 25 Jly 1893

Discontinued 16 May 1895; papers to Bleakwood

(Re-established) Smith, Geo. W., 17 Jly 1895

Discontinued 9 Oct 1897; papers to Laurel

 

 

SNELLS (Newton)

Snell, John J., 29 Aug 1881

Snell, John H., 7 Dec 1885

Cg'd to DELMA, 1 Oct 1887

 

 

SURVEYVILLE (Newton)

Ramsey, Jas. T., 19 Sep 1890

Ramsey, Mrs. Evalina, 5 Dec 1890

Discontinued 10 Feb 1892; mail to Burkeville

(Re-established) Joyner, Robt., 11 Jun 1895

Ramsey, Clara, 4 Jun 1896

Discontinued 2 Nov 1898; papers to Burkeville

 

 

TODD (Newton)

Snider, Eliz. V., 2 Oct 1905

(Order rescinded, 8 Feb 1906)

 

 

TOLEDO (Newton)

Lenahan, Wm. C., 21 Dec 1885

Odom, Rich'd. L., 13 Apr 1912

Thompson, Sallie H., 31 Aug 1914

Snell, Ella, 11 Dec 1922

 

 

TROTTI (Newton)

Stewart, Lisbon C., 31 Aug 1900

Stephen, Frank E., 22 Dec 1902

Gilchrist, John Q., 11 Aug 1904

Discontinued 15 Sep 1906; mail to Lee's Mill

 

 

WIERGATE (Newton)

Hopkins, Harold C., 5 Sep 1918

Hines, Fred W., 7 Sep 1920 (Acting postmaster)

 

 

WIGHTMAN (Newton)

Jackson, Kin, 18 Dec 1906

Gunter, Sam'l. D., 7 Jan 1919

 

 

WIHAN (Newton)

West, Amanda, 26 Dec 1916

Discontinued 15 Oct 1918; mail to Call

 

 

WOODMYER (Newton)

Hext, Thos. H., 8 Sep 1913

Discontinued 30 Nov 1916; mail to Lee's Mill