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

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POSTMASTERS & POST OFFICES OF
VAN ZANDT COUNTY, TEXAS
1849 - 1930

 

ACME (Van Zandt, Henderson, Van Zandt)

Brown, Andrew J., 24 Apr 1891

Youngman, Wm. T., 15 Jly 1893

Hobbs, Thos. M., 2 Oct 1893

To Henderson County, 18 Mar 1896

Back to Van Zandt County, 16 Dec 1896

Wells, Ternetus O., 16 Dec 1896

Graham, Robt. M., 21 Jly 1897

Cg'd to MARS, 28 Feb 1898

 

 

ALSA (Van Zandt)

Guthrie, Wm. L., 11 Jun 1894

Lynch, Cary L., 6 Oct 1896

Livesay, John W., 21 Jly 1897

Lumpkin, Elelia V., 21 May 1902

Discontinued 28 Feb 1907; mail to Wills Point

 

 

BARREN RIDGE (Van Zandt)

Bundy, Jas., 29 Jan 1850

Discontinued 10 Feb 1857

(Re-established) Parker, Chas., 1 Jun 1857

Discontinued 10 Oct 1857

 

 

BEN WHEELER (Van Zandt)

Clough, Geo. W., 14 Feb 1876

Honey?, Wm., 26 Dec 1882

Clough, Geo. J., 22 Oct 1883

Clough, Ancel C., 6 Oct 1884

Davidson, Jas. F., 31 Jly 1886

Youngblood, Elijah H., 9 Dec 1886

Hightower, Jos. W., 21 Aug 1889

Wallace, Harman E., 10 Apr 1893

Gulledge, Albert J., 5 Nov 1896

Johnson, Wm. M., 21 May 1898

Cox, Wm. B., 6 Sep 1900

Ansley, Ed. L., 20 May 1904

Adrian, Claud C., 10 Nov 1914

Cates, Claudia, 19 Dec 1916

Cates, Leslie L., 5 Jun 1925 (Acting postmaster)

 

 

BIG ROCK (Van Zandt)

Stirman, Wm. W., 5 Jan 1856

Discontinued 5 Aug 1856

(Re-established) Stirman, Wm. W., 30 Jun 1858

Young, Thos., 8 Feb 1860

Rohrer, Silas S., 13 Jun 1860 (resigned)

Dyer, Hezekial T., 31 Jan 1862 (CSA)

Trussell, Wm. A., 26 Oct 1864 (CSA)

Gentry, Wm. M., 8 Oct 1866

Discontinued 9 Sep 1868

 

 

BLAINE (Van Zandt)

Washington, John, 26 Apr 1893

Washington, Wm. B., 20 Mar 1896

Perry, Chris. C., 23 Feb 1899

Perry, Hannah, 23 Oct 1899 (Failed to qualify)

Washington, Wm. B., 29 Mar 1900

Discontinued 15 Sep 1900; papers to Chandler

(Re-established) Wheat, Alex. W., 10 Jan 1901

Discontinued 28 Feb 1907; mail to Chandler

 

 

BLANKINSHIP (Van Zandt)

Sewell, Isaac N., 29 Oct 1902

Blankinship, B. T., 12 Aug 1903

Discontinued 15 Mar 1904; mail to Scott

 

 

BOLDER (Van Zandt) (see also DURANT)

Reynolds, John F., 31 Mar 1902

Discontinued 31 Jan 1905; mail to Martins Mills

 

 

CANTON (Van Zandt)

Fain, Geo. H., 7 Apr 1852

Henderson, John R. C., 17 Mar 1854

Settle, Wm. W., 12 May 1855

Parker, Aaron G,. 3 Dec 1856

Burns, Wm. L. T., 15 Sep 1858

White, Miles, 5 May 1859

Graham, Calvin B., 21 Aug 1860

Graham, C. B., 12 Jly 1861 (CSA)

Burns, John M., 26 May 1862 (CSA)

Clancy, John E., 4 Jan 1864 (CSA)

White, W. K., 25 Oct 1864 (CSA)

Williams, Thos., 10 Apr 1866

Welch, Horace, 5 Nov 1866

Hobbs, Francis M, 30 Jly 1868

Peery, Henry F., 28 Apr 1873

Russell, Johnnie, 10 Mar 1875

Manning, Wentworth, 9 Aug 1875

Riley, David L., 5 Jan 1880

Hanes, Jas. B., 10 Aug 1885

Chancelor, Francis M,. 2 Dec 1887

Carter, Sol. Y., 6 Sep 1889

Hubbard, Cyrus J., 2 Sep 1892

Hilliard, Geo. M.,10 Apr 1893

Utts, Jacob J., 22 Mar 1898

McKinnon, B. H., 4 Feb 1915

McKinnon Jr., Bryant H., 28 Jly 1919

Utts, Albert J., 15 Feb 1922 (Acting postmaster)

Riley, Claude F., 1 Jun 1923 (Acting postmaster)

 

 

CAREW (Van Zandt)

Strickland, Gideon S., 24 Dec 1897

King, John K., 21 Jun 1898

Discontinued 7 Dec 1898; papers to Canton

 

 

COLFAX (Van Zandt)

Weaver, Martin, 18 May 1870

Weaver, Bryant, 13 Dec 1875

Howell, Walter, 23 Oct 1878

Discontinued 29 Sep 1881

(Re-established) Thorn, John S, 12 Apr 1882

Discontinued 15 Feb 1905; mail to Canton

 

 

CREAMLEVEL (Van Zandt)

Cox, Wm. B., 26 Jun 1888

Discontinued 23 Jan 1891; papers to Martins Mills

 

 

CROCKETT'S BLUFF (Van Zandt)

Christman, J. W., 24 Jly 1868

Discontinued 21 Jan 1869

 

 

DAVIDSON (Van Zandt)

Moore, W. T., 14 Feb 1902 (Declined)

Davidson, Jas. F., 7 Jly 1902

Discontinued 31 Mar 1916; mail to Edom

 

 

DEFO (Van Zandt)

Lawler, Wm. H., 18 Jly 1901

Jeter, Jas. W., 15 Nov 1902

Discontinued 31 Jan 1903; papers to Canton

 

 

DENMAN (Van Zandt)

Ferguson, Isaac D., 4 Apr 1891

Martin, John W., 30 Apr 1898

Ferguson, Isaac D., 1 Oct 1898

Robertson, John P., 15 Nov 1899

Morris, Wm. T., 17 Feb 1902

Discontinued 15 Apr 1905; mail to Tundra

 

 

DURANT (Van Zandt)

Reynolds, John F., 12 Apr 1901

Cg'd to BOLDER, 31 Mar 1902

 

 

EDGEWOOD (Van Zandt)

Gill, John T., 27 Aug 1877

Towns, A. Larkin, 25 Feb 1878

Crow, Wm. H., 10 Feb 1879

Gill, Majoria, 27 May 1879

Discontinued 11 Jun 1879

(Re-established) Johnson, Frank E., 3 Feb 1880

Discontinued 18 Jan 1881

(Re-established) Campbell, Harvey W., 1 Apr 1884

Gill, John T., 27 Nov 1885

Jones, Thos. F., 3 Aug 1886

Pickard, Monroe S., 30 Jan 1888

Eleazer, Benj. F., 15 Jan 1890 (C)

Pickard, Monroe S., 15 May 1890

Odom, Jas. R., 6 Jan 1891

Russell, Isham D., 6 Jun 1905

Cloyd, John K., 20 Sep 1906

Wilcoxson, Sterling P., 29 Oct 1914

Elam, Frances C., 25 Apr 1923 (Acting postmaster)

 

 

EDOM (Van Zandt)

Roark, David O., 8 May 1855

Youngblood, Jacob, 6 Feb 1858

Youngblood, Jacob, 17 Jan 1862 (CSA)

Pinson, Jas. G., 30 Jly 1866

Mock, Moses A., 7 Jun 1867

Discontinued 9 Aug 1869

(Re-established) Seaboalt, Wm. R., 28 Feb 1872

Palmer, Jas. H., 26 Dec 1873

Reed, J. S., 9 Nov 1880

Lemond, Robt. F., 5 Jan 1881?

Discontinued 14 Jun 1881

(Re-established) Terry, Wm. R., 13 Oct 1881

Decker, Adams F., 19 Mar 1883

Gulledge?, Albert J., 30 Nov 1883

Stuart, Wm. J., 15 Dec 1886

Lawrence, Wm., A., 23 Jan 1900

Murphy, Willie A., 18 Sep 1909

 

 

FORD (Van Zandt)

Murphrey, Willis E., 4 Apr 1888

Barnett, Jas. W., 10 Oct 1888

Discontinued 29 May 1889; papers to Canton

[Apparently re-established]

Bailey, Wm. H., 12 Jan 1892

Discontinued 15 Jun 1905; mail to Canton

 

 

FOUR MILE PRAIRIE (Henderson, Van Zandt)

Harrison, Jas. M., 6 Mar 1862 (CSA)

Discontinued 5 Nov 1866

 

 

FRUITVALE (Van Zandt) (see also SPEED)

Whitten, Eli H., 21 May 1903

Broyles, Chas. F., 27 Jly 1916

 

 

FULTON (Van Zandt)

Gillentine, Jacob R., 23 Aug 1900

Taylor, Geo. G., 18 Jun 1902

Discontinued 14 Jan 1905; mail to Grand Saline

 

 

GRAND SALINE (Van Zandt)

Richardson, Sam'l. Q., 19 Feb 1874

Pegues, Benj. F., 15 Apr 1878

Kinloch, Wm. W., 6 May 1878

Ridgill, A. G., 1 Sep 1879

Reeves, Chas. H., 9 Dec 1879

O'Hara, John G., 25 Jan 1881

Pegues, Jas. A., 3 Aug 1881

Austin, J. C., 27 Sep 1881

Ramsey, J. J., 26 Feb 1889

Meeks, Thos. B., 11 Jun 1889

McCollough, Jas. C., 25 Jly 1893

Walshe, Denny E., 15 Jun 1897

Staton, Geo. D., 15 Jly 1916

Fletcher, Enoch G., 16 Oct 1921 (Acting postmaster)

Fletcher, Elbert L., 1 Oct 1925 (Acting postmaster)

Shields, Wm. E., 15 Mar 1926

Carter, Jas. S., 1 Sep 1927 (Acting postmaster)

 

 

HAMBURG (Van Zandt)

Colthorp, Jas., 29 Apr 1852 [resigned]

Sparkman, Wm. M., 21 Feb 1862 (CSA)

Discontinued 5 Nov 1866

(Re-established) Beall, August C., 25 Jun 1874

Discontinued 15 Sep 1881

 

 

HATTON (Van Zandt)

Darnell, Thos. M., 8 Aug 1888

Richardson, Dan'l. D., 5 Feb 1889

Cumbie, Thos. J., 5 Aug 1891

Discontinued 29 Sep 1906; mail to Grand Saline

 

 

HAYDEN (Van Zandt)

Tynes, Elias G., 19 Sep 1889

Kuykendall, Peter E., 11 Aug 1890

Vickery, Thos. B., 2 Dec 1890

Kuykendall, Peter E., 25 Apr 1893

Kuykendall, Ginsyan E., 4 Jan 1895

Goodwin, Wm. D., 6 Nov 1896

Parker, C. C., 7 Jan 1901

(Order rescinded 16 Feb 1901)

Goodwin, Wm. D., 6 Nov 1896

Discontinued 19 Sep 1903; papers to Wills Point

 

 

INDEX (Van Zandt)

Bateman, Lee W., 16 Nov 1901

Dougherty, Zach B., 23 Jun 1903

Discontinued 31 Aug 1905; mail to Canton

 

 

JACKSON (Van Zandt)

Kennedy, Reuben A. J., 12 Jan 1889

Hammons, Jas. J., 23 Dec 1898

Downing, Elijah B., 29 Oct 1902

Discontinued 30 Apr 1907; mail to Canton

 

 

JORDANS SALINE (Van Zandt)

McGee, Allen T., 17 May 1849

McKinney, Chris. C., 5 Feb 1850

Wilson, Lorenzo J., 1 Dec 1851

Chrestman, John W., 31 Mar 1852

Benton, Wm. S., 19 Nov 1857

Benton, Peter S., 12 Jly 1861 (CSA) [declined]

Benton, Wm. S., 28 Dec 1861 (CSA) [resigned]

Sharp, Wm., 6 Aug 1866

Discontinued [no date given]

(Re-established) Boyles, Thos. M., 4 Feb 1870

Discontinued 23 Jan 1872

 

 

MARIETTA (Van Zandt)

Livingston, Jas. H., 21 Jan 1875

Discontinued 6 Sep 1875

 

 

MARS (Van Zandt) (see also ACME)

Graham, Robt. M., 28 Feb 1898

Brown, Andrew J., 18 Dec 1901

Discontinued 2 Jan 1907; mail to Murchison

 

 

MARTINS MILLS (Van Zandt)

Burrage, John C., 14 Jan 1879

Discontinued 14 Jun 1882; mail to Canton

(Re-established) Tucker, Jerry T., 21 Dec 1883

Burrage, John C., 18 Sep 1884

Shaw, Fred'k., 28 Aug 1889

Burrage, John C., 4 Jun 1890

Burnett, Byron J., 2 Dec 1890

Burnett, Dock L., 16 May 1900

Gunn, Blanche Lee, 29 Nov 1904

Barber, Wm. M., 22 Dec 1905

Parker, Hulbert W., 13 May 1925

Barber, Walter M., 22 Mar 1929

 

 

MONICO (Van Zandt)

Kennedy, John R., 8 Apr 1903

Discontinued 14 Jan 1905; mail to Grand Saline

 

 

MORINCE (Van Zandt)

Kuykendall, John K., 18 Jly 1901

McBride, Jas. N., 10 Feb 1904

Discontinued 31 Oct 1904; mail to Wills Point

 

 

MUSTANG (Van Zandt)

Anderson, Isaac, 12 Dec 1859

Anderson, Isaac, 9 Aug 1861 (CSA)

Discontinued 5 Nov 1866

 

 

MYRTLE SPRINGS (Van Zandt)

Murrey, Wm. A. T., 8 Apr 1887

Greenhaw?, Wm. L., 15 Apr 1892

Barrett, Benj. F., 29 Jun 1892

Flowers, Bennett C., 5 Apr 1894

Bates, Marshall O., 30 Nov 1894

Wyatt, Mrs. Sallie, 21 May 1898

Carter, Sol. Y., 4 Dec 1899

Hubbard, Albert I., 17 Jun 1902

Ashworth, Chas. W., 5 Feb 1904

High, Robt. E., 5 Oct 1905

Discontinued 28 Feb 1907; mail to Wills Point

 

 

ORIO (Van Zandt)

Price, Jeff'n. B., 25 Jun 1902

White, John, 20 Nov 1902

Hester, Geo. S. R., 15 Sep 1904

Discontinued 14 Feb 1905; mail to Stonepoint

 

 

OWLET GREEN (Van Zandt)

Peel, Wm. W., 11 Nov 1879

Stewart, John C., 25 Sep 1886

Rose, John H., 16 Jly 1890

Limerick, Clem. B., 13 Oct 1891

Richardson, Wm. H., 15 Nov 1899

Discontinued 30 Sep 1905; mail to Garden Valley

 

 

PALACE (Van Zandt)

Goddard, Sarah J., 29 Aug 1881

Pinkerton, Martha E., 23 Jun 1894

Nixon, Julia, 6 Dec 1901

Discontinued 14 Sep 1905; mail to Ben Wheeler

 

 

PHALBA (Van Zandt)

Jordan, Joe W., 21 Sep 1897

Mallory, Columbus L., 19 Jan 1899

Ferguson, Wm. J., 28 Mar 1901

Knight, Wm. E., 17 Aug 1905 (Declined)

Newburn, Oscar N., 26 Sep 1905

Fellows, Wm. I., 2 Feb 1907

Discontinued 31 Jly 1907; mail to Canton

 

 

PRIMROSE (Van Zandt)

Davidson, Littleton, 10 Jan 1902

Cates, Chas. D., 14 Mar 1908

Discontinued 31 Jan 1910; mail to Ben Wheeler

 

 

PROVIDENCE (Van Zandt)

Willard, Geo. McIntosh, 20 Mar 1888

Roberts, Robt. C., 12 Nov 1892

 

 

PRUITT (Van Zandt)

Pruitt, Adelia C., 18 Aug 1888

White, Wm. F., 22 Dec 1890

Thompson, Martha E., 26 Jan 1899

Palmer, John J., 26 Jan 1901

Discontinued 31 Jly 1905; mail to Grand Saline

 

 

PURICO? (Van Zandt)

Willis, Isaac M., 20 May 1895

Discontinued 5 Feb 1896; papers to Grand Saline

 

 

RAST (Van Zandt)

Kimbriel, Geo. W., 6 Apr 1899

Discontinued 15 Feb 1905; mail to Canton

 

 

RILEY (Van Zandt)

Whitten, Eli H., 15 Jun 1899

Cg'd to SPEED, 6 Jan 1900

 

 

RODDY (Van Zandt)

Morrison, Willy L., 6 Nov 1885

Discontinued 10 Aug 1887?; papers to Prairieville, Kaufman Co.

[Apparently re-established]

Roddy, S. G., 14 Sep 1887

Roddy, Thos. G., 22 Aug 1894

Discontinued 16 May 1895; papers to Jackson

(Re-established) Stanhiser, Wm. F., 9 Jly 1895

Davis, Thos. E., 10 Aug 1900

Stanhiser, Wm. F., 9 Mar 1901

Discontinued 28 Feb 1907; mail to Mabank

 

 

ROSENAS (Van Zandt)

Davidson, Lee, 4 Jun 1900

Robison, Chas., W., 14 May 1901

Discontinued 31 Oct 1905; mail to Eustace

 

 

SAVA (Van Zandt)

Rushing, John T., 15 Jun 1899

Dorsey, Wm. N., 28 Jun 1900

Orsborn, Wm. F., 3 Jun 1901

Discontinued 19 Sep 1903; papers to Wills Point

 

 

SCOTT (Van Zandt)

Baker, Sam., 14 Sep 1897

Discontinued 28 Feb 1907; mail to Wills Point

 

 

SILVER LAKE (Van Zandt)

Douglas, Elie E., 1 Sep 1874

Discontinued 7 Jan 1875

[Apparently re-esatblished]

Clay, H. G., 14 Jan 1878

Discontinued 7 Apr 1879

[Apparently re-established]

Rice, Geo. W., 23 Nov 1889

Rice, Beatrice, 9 May 1922

Thomas, Worth, 11 Jan 1923

Miller, Theodric H., 25 Feb 1924

Carpenter, Hugo W., 6 Jun 1925

 

 

SMALL (Van Zandt)

Luster, Wm. H., 22 Jan 1900

Discontinued 28 Feb 1907; mail to Wills Point

 

 

SPEED (Van Zandt) (see also RILEY)

Whitten, Eli H., 6 Jan 1900

Cg'd to FRUITVALE, 21 May 1903

 

 

STEVENSON (Van Zandt)

Kirtland, C. S., 4 Apr 1881

Discontinued 14 Jun 1881?

 

 

STONE POINT (Van Zandt)

Norman, Matthew M., 27 Oct 1879

Gilliam, Arthur R., 4 Nov 1885

Blakeley, Sam'l. T., 22 Dec 1886

Robertson, Erastus C., 15 Jun 1893

Blasengame, Silas A., 6 Apr 1898

Davenport, Henry H., 2 Nov 1898

Herrin, Arch. M., 31 Mar 1900

Swindall, Dan'l. H., 5 Dec 1900 (Declined)

Davenport, Henry H., 3 May 1901

Cox, Wm. B., 18 Jly 1916

Box, Wm. E., 15 Jan 1923

Discontinued 30 Jun 1928; mail to Canton

 

 

TOWLES (Van Zandt)

Simpson, Jos., 14 Jan 1886

Roberson, Green H., 2 Apr 1890 (C)

Fears, Jas. F., 9 Jan 1891

Dorough, Emit P., 2 Mar 1891

Discontinued 29 Sep 1891; papers to Grand Saline

 

 

TUNDRA (Van Zandt)

Fisher, Wade J., 10 Apr 1899

Bates, Martial O., 6 Jly 1901

Martin, John W., 18 Jly 1902

Discontinued 31 May 1905; mail to Canton

 

 

VAN (Van Zandt)

Vance, Jas. H., 28 Jun 1894

Tunnell, Arthur R., 11 Aug 1894

Tunnell, Dempsey M., 20 May 1904

Discontinued 30 Nov 1905; mail to Garden Valley

(Re-established) Thompson, Jas. T., 28 Oct 1929

Williams, Jos. P., 8 Jly 1930

 

 

WALTON (Van Zandt)

Blanchard, John F., 28 Dec 1875

Carmichael, W. M., 1 Dec 1879

Bailey, John A., 26 Apr 1880

Partin, David L., 29 Sep 1893

Fugate, McDonald, 9 Nov 1894

McLennon, Albert W., 12 Dec 1895

Christian, Geo. A., 13 Jan 1897

Brown, Sam'l. P., 25 Jan 1901

Stiggall, John H., 14 Feb 1902

Discontinued 31 Aug 1905; mail to Athens

 

 

WILLS POINT (Van Zandt)

White, Thos., 23 Sep 1870

Wright, Ed'n. E., 24 Feb 1874

Anderson, Jas. E., 29 Sep 1874

Harris, Jas. A., 27 Oct 1874

Pepper, Ezeriah Marion, 11 Aug 1877

Pepper, Mary Maud, 15 Jun 1878

Douglass, Julius I., 22 Jly 1878

Hatchel, Jas. C., 27 Dec 1880

Douglas, Julius I., 10 Sep 1885

Weaver, Wm. F., 4 Nov 1885

Pilley, Wm., 10 Aug 1889

Yantis, Robt. E., 13 Jun 1893

Pilley, Wm., 31 Mar 1898

Williams, Geo. C., 27 Jun 1914

Manning, Dyde, 25 Jan 1923

 

 

WISE (Van Zandt)

Wise, Henry A., 20 May 1889

Woolverton, Thornton B., 5 Nov 1890

Discontinued 31 Jan 1917; mail to Prairieville