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POSTMASTERS & POST OFFICES OF
UPSHUR COUNTY, TEXAS
1847 - 1930
(Revised August 8, 1999)

 

ADA (Upshur)

Nicholson, Walker F., 8 Aug 1902

Discontinued 30 Jly 1904; mail to Martinsburg

 

 

ASBURY (Upshur)

Jackson, Andrew E., 2 Feb 1894

Cg'd to ASHLAND, 25 Mar 1902

 

 

ASHLAND (Upshur) (see also ASBURY)

Jackson, Andrew E., 25 Mar 1902

McClung, Jos. J., 10 Jun 1910

McClung, Harvey J., 29 Oct 1914

Walker, Wayland L., 24 Oct 1919

Discontinued 15 Mar 1921; mail to James

 

 

BETTIE (Upshur)

Anderson, Isaac N., 12 Apr 1882

Barr, J. L., 26 Feb 1884

Hasle--?, John H., 20 Mar 1884

King, Albert D., 4 Aug 1885

Bullock, Wm. M., 20 Jan 1886

Anderson, Isaac N., 5 May 1886

Marrs, Ed. H., 18 Aug 1888

Rider, Miss Cora, 13 Dec 1890

Anderson, Mary P., 10 May 1893

Anderson, Ed. R., 29 Aug 1900

Belch, Eugene, 6 Aug 1907 (Declined)

Dean, Leonard L., 25 Jan 1908

Rider, Thos., 20 Dec 1909

Parrish, Mattie T., 1 Feb 1911

Vaughan, Mattie T., 6 Dec 1912

Dean, Leonard L., 21 Jun 1915

Campbell, Eugene B., 24 May 1918

 

 

BIG SANDY (Upshur)

Kay, Steven P., 14 Jun 1875

Gee, Peterson M., 10 Jan 1877

Darroh, Jas. M., 25 Apr 1881

Watkins, Melvin J., 22 Sep 1884

Ferrell, Robt. L., 12 Feb 1886

Tohill, Geo. A., 12 Jan 1898

Wood, John C., 25 Jly 1913

Tohill, Geo. A., 3 Jly 1926

 

 

BIG SANDY (Upshur)

Wood, John C., 25 Jly 1913

Tohill, Geo. A., 3 Jly 1926

 

 

BOXWOOD (Upshur)

Glover, Jos. E., 20 Jun 1895

Discontinued 2 Apr 1906; mail to Diana

 

 

CALLOWAY (Upshur)

Cranfill, Thos., 13 Dec 1855

Cranfill, Thos., 12 Jly 1861 (CSA)

Calhoun, Wm. M., 17 Sep 1864 (CSA)

Discontinued 23 Jan 1867

(Re-established) Barton, Sarah, 20 Aug 1868

Wilson, Elliott K., 17 Oct 1871

Cranfill, Thos., 11 Jun 1873

Holeman, Walter C., 25 Sep 1889

Calhoun, Theodocia A., 2 Oct 1893

Calhoun, Wm. L., 14 Nov 1894

Price, John E., 16 Oct 1901

Barton, David T., 4 Oct 1902

Discontinued 5 Nov 1902; papers to Shadygrove

(Re-established) Blackstone, Wm. H., 18 Jly 1903

(Order rescinded 4 Apr 1904)

 

 

CARROLLTON (Upshur)

Sillivent, David O., 4 Aug 1858

Knowles, Reuben, 29 Oct 1858

Knowles, Reuben, 5 Aug 1861 (CSA)

Morgan, Mrs. Susan H., 30 Apr 1866

Bullard, Wm. T?/F?, 18 Jly 1866

Knowles, Angero, 2 Aug 1867

Hopkins, John F., 10 Nov 1871

Knowles, Reuben, 4 Apr 1872

Discontinued 30 Aug 1877

 

 

CHELSEA (Upshur)

Bacon Jr., Lement, 19 Jan 1858

[Cg'd] to SIMPSONVILLE, 22 Apr 1858

 

 

COFFEEVILLE (Upshur)

McNairy, Lucius H., 15 Mar 1852

Monroe, Jas. M., 2 Feb 1853

Handly, Sam'l., 19 Nov 1855

Collins, J. L., 20 Dec 1855

Handly, Sam'l., 31 Jly 1856

Holt, Laton E., 21 Mar 1857

Beall, Wm. P., 17 Nov 1857

White, Mose F., 11 Apr 1859

Chives, Mark A., 13 Oct 1859

Pettit, Robt., 7 May 1860

Pettit, Robt., 5 Aug 1861 (CSA)

Beal, Wm. P., 22 Sep 1864 (CSA)

Parker, Miss Sue, 25 Jly 1866

Cunliffe, Henry C., 18 Sep1873

Discontinued 30 Apr 1915; mail to Ore City

 

 

CYPRESS [1] (Upshur)

Wilson, Paviam R., 8 Sep 1859

Discontinued 12 Nov 1861; papers to Simpsonville (CSA)

(Re-established) McGraw, John H., 28 Dec 1861 (CSA)

Discontinued 5 Nov 1866

 

 

CYPRESS [2] (Upshur)

Erwin, Stella M., 13 May 1901

Discontinued 31 Dec 1901; papers to Gilmer

 

 

DIANA (Upshur)

Dial, Henry C., 24 Mar 1882

Booth, Shepherd W., 27 Nov 1885

Jones Jr., Wade H., 19 Sep 1887

Booth, Shepherd W., 29 Jun 1895

Mattox, Jas. F., 20 Aug 1898

Guthrie, Sampson G., 9 Jan 1900

Duffey, Allen P., 23 Feb 1901

Covin Jr., Jas. L., 13 Feb 1902

Covin, Lazarus L., 2 Apr 1904

Mattox, Edgar M., 22 Jun 1907

Cg'd to GRACETON, 20 Feb 1909

 

 

EARPVILLE (Upshur)

Taylor, Septimus J., 10 Jun 1850

Earp, Jas., 29 Feb 1856

Earp, Jas., 12 Jly 1861 (CSA) [deceased]

Dickard, David A., 24 Aug 1861 (CSA) [resigned]

Magrill, John R., 24 Jan 1862 (CSA)

Discontinued 5 Nov 1866

(Re-established) McKinley, Sydney, 20 Aug 1867

Discontinued [Date not given]

 

 

ELIZABETH (Upshur)

Byrd, Jas. E., 25 Aug 1902

(Order rescinded 2 Jan 1903)

 

 

ESSEX (Upshur)

Carson, Alice R., 22 Dec 1891

Hurt, Zula A., 29 Dec 1896

Carson, Alice R., 12 May 1898

Cg'd to ROSEWOOD, 29 Oct 1902

 

 

EWELL (Upshur)

Elrod, Mrs. Eliz. C., 18 Feb 1886

Knowles, John A., 6 Oct 1887

Sewell, Chas. A., 21 Nov 1902

Wallace, Andrew J., 18 Nov 1904

Discontinued 31 Oct 1905; mail to Pittsburgh

 

 

EZRA (Upshur)

Stringer, Jeff'n., 6 Jan 1886

Discontinued 1? Dec 1886

 

 

FAZENDA (Upshur)

Monts, John W., 27 Apr 1899

Discontinued 14 Sep 1905; mail to Lafayette

 

 

GILEAD (Upshur)

Camp, Littleberry B., 14 Jan 1850

Cg'd to POINT PLEASANT, 9 Dec 1852

 

 

GILMER (Upshur)

Betsell, Jon., 8 Mar 1847

Hart, Wm. H., 28 Jly 1847

Bancroft, D. F., 13 Jan 1849

Neel, David L., 14 Feb 1851

Abney, Alex. H., 29 Dec 1857

Patillo, Gallington C., 5 Nov 1858

White, Thos. A., 27 Dec 1859

Glasco, Jesse M., 16 Mar 1860

White, Thos. A., 25 Jun 1860

White, Thos. A., 17 Jan 1862 (CSA)

Harris, L. P., 22 May 1863 (CSA)

Harris, Miss Josephine N., 23 Apr 1866

Palen, Joel G., 22 Dec 1868

Harris, Miss Josephine N., 13 Oct 1869

Bradshaw, John B., 10 Apr 1876

Walton, Thos. O., 11 Sep 1876

Fields, Sam'l. N., 25 Jan 1878

Walton, Thos. O., 7 Jly 1881

Shrum?, Wm. F., 20 Nov 1885

Crosby, Chas., 17 Feb 1888

Hill, Jas. B., 7 Dec 1888

Fowler, Bolivar G., 17 Jly 1889

Thomas, Jos. J., 28 Jly 1891

Winn, Jas. M., 25 Nov 1891

Singleton, Hal, 8 Aug 1892

Rogers, Geo. A., 18 Jan 1894

Hart, Lucius B., 9 Jly 1895

Bradley, Frank L., 23 Aug 1898

Thompson, W. M., 16 Dec 1910

Todd, Virgil E., 12 Jan 1915

Melvin, Jas. R., 11 Feb 1924

 

 

GIST (Upshur)

Gist, Jack, 21 Jly 1903

Discontinued 15 Jun 1905; mail to Rhonesboro

 

 

GLENWOOD (Upshur)

Florence, Wiley E., 10 Jun 1875

Bledsoe, Wm. J., 15 Jan 1884

Kennard, Thos. V., 22 Jan 1909

Brawley, Eugene H., 4 Dec 1913

Berry, Lofton L., 8 Mar 1920

 

 

GRACETON (Upshur) (see also DIANA)

Mattox, Edgar M., 20 Feb 1909

Covin, Lazarus L., 19 Feb 1910

Discontinued 15 May 1919; mail to Gilmer

 

 

GRANGE HILL (Upshur)

Jones Jr., Wade H., 28 Oct 1875

Fort, Geo. W., 26 Apr 1880

Discontinued 11 Aug 1880

(Re-established) Fort, G. W., 12 Aug 1880

Discontinued 14 Jun 1881

 

 

GRICE (Upshur)

Grice, John J., 2 ? Apr 1890

Bates, John W., 2 Aug 1901

Bates, Florence J., 13 Jan 1904

Discontinued 15 Jun 1905; mail to Rhonesboro

 

 

HOLLOWAY (Upshur)

Bauman, Henry H., 6 Jan 1886

Briggs, Sam'l., 29 Jun 1886

Discontinued 12 Oct 1886; mail to Calloway

 

 

HOPEWELL (Upshur)

Jackson, Jas. W., 9 Oct 1849

Discontinued 14 Oct 1854

 

 

HORACE (Upshur)

Loden, Absalom G., 28 Dec 1889 (C)

Discontinued 7 Feb1894; papers to Glenwood

[Apparently re-established]

Jones, Henry B., 16 May 1895

Discontinued 23 Sep 1896; papers to Glenwood

 

 

INDIAN ROCK (Upshur) (see also TEAGUE)

Teague, Jos. N., 24 Mar 1888

Cg'd to TEAGUE, 24 Jan 1890

[Apparently cg'd back to INDIAN ROCK]

Floyd, M. R., 21 Jly 1903

(Order rescinded 24 Feb 1904)

 

 

JAMES (Upshur) (see also JAMESON)

Cobb, Hazel, 22 Sep 1915

Johnston, Nathon, 7 Mar 1917

Ferguson, Henry L., 7 Oct 1918

Lester, Wm. W., 6 Nov 1920

 

 

JAMESON (Upshur)

Garrett, Wm. H., 5 Oct 1914

Cg'd to JAMES, 22 Sep 1915

 

 

JOHNSTONVILLE (Upshur)

Deen, Josephus L., 29 Sep 1871

Discontinued 30 Jun 1880

 

 

KELSEY (Upshur)

Contrell, Alonzo, 25 Jly 1902

Cox, Jon. H. D., 4 May 1904

Lindsey, Jas. O., 3 Feb 1905

Discontinued 15 Aug 1906; mail to Gilmer

(Re-established) Ault, Caleb, 19 Dec 1910

Ault, Josh. S., 18 Feb 1914

Discontinued 30 Mar 1918; mail to Gilmer

 

 

LAFAYETTE (Upshur)

Talkington, Sam'l. M., 12 Feb 1858

Summerow, Mort. P., 30 Jan 1860

Summerow, M. P., 12 Jly 1861 (CSA) [resigned]

Spratt, Jos. M., 2 Oct 1861 (CSA)

Discontinued 24 Apr 1867

(Re-established) Mahoney, Chas. H., 24 Sep 1867

Winn, Wm., 8 Apr 1868

Todd, Wm. J., 25 Jun 1868

Bailey, Lewis J., 18 Sep 1873

Hopkins, Geo. C., 1 Feb 1875

Chandler, Thos. H., 5 Apr 1882

Ridley, S. J., 26 Apr 1882

Sewell, Henry L., 8 Jun 1882

Harrison, Wm. J., 25 Aug 1900

Harrison, Oma B., 10 Mar 1913

Sewell, Willie B., 20 Aug 1914

Parkhurst, Jas. D., 7 Oct 1918

Reynolds, Josiah R., 30 Apr 1920

Sewell, Mrs. Willie B., 3 Jun 1926

 

 

LATCH (Upshur)

Long, Jas. M., 26 Feb 1894

Long, Jas. W., 14 Jly 1903

Discontinued 14 Feb 1906; mail to Pritchett

 

 

LEE (Upshur)

Pridgeon, Alonzo G., 8 Jan 1879

Discontinued 7 Apr 1879

 

 

LEESBURGH (Upshur, Camp)

Credille, Jas. G., 25 Jun 1874

To Camp County

 

 

LONGVIEW (Upshur, Gregg)

Pogues, Oliver H., 27 Jan 1871

Taylor, J. Manning, 21 Aug 1871

Coleman, Thos. M., 1 May 1872

To Gregg County

 

 

LOOK OUT (Upshur)

Edward, J. T., 23 Dec 1847

Discontinued 11 Jly 1848

 

 

LOWE (Upshur)

Hart, Amanda J., 31 Mar 1890 (C)

Discontinued 10 Dec 1891; papers to Gilmer

 

 

MANTHA (Camp, Upshur)

Gregory, Geo. C., 24 Oct 1899

Discontinued 31 Jly 1901; papers to Roebuck, Camp Co.

 

 

McPEEK (Upshur)

McPeek, John A., 8 Apr 1903

Discontinued 14 Jan 1905; mail to Gilmer

 

 

NOAH (Upshur)

Sanders, Isabelle L., 12 Feb 1891

Discontinued 15 Sep 1893; papers to Essex

 

 

OMEGA (Upshur, Gregg)

Barker, Wm. O., 6 Aug 1852

Discontinued 16 Oct 1852

(Re-established) George, Columbus A., 28 Nov 1853

Hopkins, Thos., 21 Jun 1855

Witcher, Benj. W., 28 Oct 1856

George, G. W., 9 Aug 1860

Crosby, Augustin T., 25 Oct 1860

Crosby, A. T., 5 Aug 1861 (CSA) [resigned]

Crosby, John E., 25 Mar 1862 (CSA)

Boren, Mrs. Maria, 30 Apr 1866

Heaslet, Mrs. Catherine H., 7 Dec 1866

Thompson, Miss Julia, 20 Feb 1867

Hardy, Henry, 6 Jan 1868

Stanley, Mrs. Julia, 1 May 1868

Thompson, Miss Julia, 28 Sep 1868

Harris, Robt., 8 Feb 1870

Discontinued 9 Mar 1874

(Re-established) Howard, Jackson C., 25 Jun 1874

Ford, John D., 4 May 1885

Discontinued 15 Dec 1885; mail to Glenwood

(Re-established) Stephen, Wm. R., 20 Jan 1886

Rea, Francis M., 11 Feb 1887

To Gregg County, 1 Feb 1899

 

 

ORE CITY (Upshur)

Carroll, John D., 18 Apr 1912

Stamps Jr., Wm. O., 26 Jun 1914

Monts, Isaac, 6 Jly 1915

 

 

PINE TREE (Upshur)

Welborn, W., 9 Feb 1848

Fisher, Jacob, 31 Dec 1850 [resigned]

[CSA records state that the location was changed; no date given]

Awalt, Wm. J., 30 Aug 1861 (CSA)

White, Wm. W., 22 Sep 1864 (CSA)

Wellborne, John M., 11 Oct 1866

Discontinued 10 Jun 1867

(Re-established) Echols, Geo., 30 Aug 1870

Discontinued 1 Feb 1871

 

 

PITTSBURGH (Upshur, Camp)

Loving, Wm. C., 23 May 1855

Yarbrough, Robt. H., 9 Feb 1856

Collins, Wilson L., 17 Nov 1859 [resigned]

Pitts, Wm. H., 12 Jly 1861 (CSA)

Crawford, Miss Lewis Frances, 23 Apr 1866

Crawford, Martha W., 18 Mar 1872

To Camp County

 

 

POINT PLEASANT (Upshur) (see also GILEAD)

Armstrong, John K., 9 Dec 1852

Walters, Wm. W., 24 Aug 1858

Halbert, Claiborne D., 30 Jan 1860

Halbert, C. D., 12 Jly 1861 (CSA) [resigned]

Monk, Joshua W., 23 Nov 1861 (CSA)

Discontinued 5 Nov 1866

(Re-established) Mackey, Elisha A., 27 Mar 1867

Discontinued 17 Oct 1871

 

 

PRITCHETT (Upshur)

Warren, Charlie C., 26 Jun 1893

Cronk, Mina, 5 Feb 1895

McDougall, Mrs. Phebe M., 12 Dec 1895

Maberry, Albert, 16 Jly 1898

Lockhart, Jas. M., 22 Oct 1900

Johnson, Jos. J., 26 Dec 1906

 

 

RED ROCK (Upshur)

Vannay, Isaac R., 20 Jly 1849

Camp, W. W., 28 Feb 1854

Discontinued 19 Oct 1854

[Apparently re-established]

Wilson, John, 18 May 1855

Anderson, Elijah, 2 Mar 1859

Halbert, C. C., 3 Feb 1860

Discontinued 4 Aug 1860

 

 

RHONESBORO (Upshur)

Barton, Jas. F., 27 Sep 1902

Hatchel, Mrs. Nellie, 6 Oct 1906

McWhorter, Calvin E., 8 Aug 1907

Johnson, Marion W., 26 Aug 1918

 

 

ROSEWOOD (Upshur) (see also ESSEX)

Carson, Alice R., 29 Oct 1902

Carson, Jas. L., 16 Nov 1914

Carson, Jos. A., 12 Jly 1918

Musick, Geo. H., 13 Apr 1925

 

 

SAVANNAH (Upshur)

McClung, Harvey J., 11 Feb 1902

Oney, Wm. M., 24 Jun 1902

Loden, Jas. T., 3 Feb 1905

Discontinued 15 Dec 1905; mail to Gladewater

 

 

SHADY GROVE (Upshur)

White, Robt. D., 19 Aug 1890

Cg'd to SHADYGROVE

 

 

SHADYGROVE (Upshur) (see also SHADY GROVE)

Weldon, Wm. H., 24 Oct 1894

Satterwhite, Wm. M., 17 Oct 1899

Hammock, John F., 22 Oct 1900 (Declined)

Eads, Philo, 16 Jan 1901

Walker, Miss Lona B., 6 Jun 1902

Davis, Dan'l. D., 3 Nov 1902

McWhorter, Calvin E., 14 Jly 1903

Discontinued 15 Jun 1905; mail to Latch

 

 

SIMPSONVILLE (Upshur) (see also CHELSEA)

Wright, Jesse W., 22 Apr 1858

Wright, Jesse W., 28 Dec 1861 (CSA)

Discontinued 5 Nov 1866

(Re-established) Tucker, Elmira, 11 Nov 1867

Garrison, Henry A., 17 Oct 1871

Calvert, David E., 17 Aug 1874

Discontinued 19 May 1879

(Re-established) Hopkins, Thompson T., 16 Jun 1879

Lanier, Geo. H., 24 Mar 1880

Dean, Sam'l. G., 13 Dec 1881

Musick, Jas. A., 17 Mar 1882

Cadenhead, John W., 7 Feb 1883

Musick, Jas. A., 15 Dec 1886

Callicoatte, Albert N., 9 Jan 1888

Thomas, Orlando, 31 May 1888

Deen, Josephus L., 25 Apr 1893

Cadenhead, John W., 13 Nov 1894

Thomas, Orlando, 21 Dec 1898

Bickerstaff, Nannie, 3 Mar 1904

Discontinued 31 Mar 1905; mail to Pittsburg

(Order rescinded 21 Mar 1905)

Bickerstaff, Nannie, 3 Mar 1904

Hart, Cordie, __? May 1905

Discontinued 15 Aug 1906; mail to Pittsburg

 

 

SMITH (Upshur)

Stracener, Hiram W., 30 Oct 1897

Sewell, Chas. A., 6 Jun 1902

Knowles, Homer, 2 Sep 1902

Knowles, John A., 2 Apr 1904

Stracener, Upton W., 27 Jly 1904

Discontinued 4 Jan 1905; mail to Bettie

(Order rescinded 10 Jan? 1905)

Stracener, Upton W., 27 Jly 1904

Goodwin, Tilford E., 20 Jan 1905

Discontinued 15 Aug 1906; mail to Bettie

 

 

SUMMIT (Upshur)

Cromer, Rich'd. A., 17 May 1882

Eitel, Benj. F., 15 Feb 1883

Williams, B. F., 24 Oct 1884

Discontinued 25 Nov 1884; papers to Gilmer

 

 

SYRINGA (Upshur)

Childress, Sam'l. Jay, 27 Mar 1900

Childress, Beulah M., 10 May 1902

Nelson, Emory M., 30 Aug 1902

Walker, Annie L., 12 Dec 1903

Discontinued 28 Feb 1906; mail to Gilmer

 

 

TEAGUE (Upshur) (see also INDIAN ROCK)

Teague, Jos. N., 24 Jan 1890 (C)

Floyd, Walter T., 31 Jan 1891

Discontinued 22 Dec 1891; papers to Gilmer

 

 

THOMAS (Upshur)

Cadenhead, Anna, 14 Feb 1914

Walters, Mrs. Anna, 19 Mar 1921 (Name chg'd by marriage)

 

 

TODDVILLE (Upshur)

Johnson, Francis M., 29 Sep 1871

Todd, John R., 26 Jun 1873

Discontinued 23 Mar 1874

 

 

WEST MOUNTAIN (Upshur)

Galloway, Wm., 4 Mar 1859

Galloway, Wm., 5 Aug 1861 (CSA)

Discontinued 24 Apr 1867

[Apparently re-established]

Wood, Octavia, 12 Apr 1888

Mackey, Virginia E., 28 Feb 1891

Morgan, Sebern P., 8 Dec 1891

Gee, Phillip J., 15 Jan 1895

Connell, Jos. M., 11 Feb 1903

Discontinued 14 Jan 1905; mail to Gilmer

 

 

WILKINS (Upshur)

Dunagan, Jas. L., 9 Nov 1903

Discontinued 15 Jun 1904; mail to Gladewater

 

 

WILKINS MILLS (Upshur)

Wilkins Jr., Wm. F. S., 7 Jly 1879

Shelley, W. H., 3 Feb 1880

Smith, Sam. A., 11 Mar 1880

Discontinued 6 Dec 1880