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

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POSTMASTERS & POST OFFICES OF
WASHINGTON COUNTY, TEXAS
1846 - 1930

 

ARMSTRONG (Washington)

Armstrong, Dolie K., 9 Apr 1901

Discontinued 28 Feb 1903; papers to Chapel Hill

 

 

BERLIN (Washington)

Binding, Wm., 26 Nov 1860

Discontinued 24 Jan 1862 (CSA)

[Apparently re-established by U. S. Govt.]

Knittel, Herman, 7 Mar 1866

Discontinued 20 Jan 1871

 

 

BRENHAM (Washington)

Gilbert, L., 22 May 1846

Judd, Henry K., 9 Oct 1846

Smiley, F. J. C., 23 Aug 1847

Cooke, Francis J., 21 Jan 1848

Cooke, Geo. B., 5 Feb 1850

Wilkins, J. A., 7 Apr 1852

Cooke, Geo. B., 16 Sep 1852

Knapp, John G., 7 Feb 1853

Presley, Jas. P., 10 Nov 1857

Gulick, Jas. W., 24 Oct 1860

Guilick, Jas. W., 13 Aug 1861 (CSA) (Resigned)

Wright, Alfred S., 18 Oct 1861 (CSA)

Welch, John, 28 Nov 1864 (CSA)

Miner, John L., 12 Jan 1865 (CSA)

Watkins, Dr. John L., 3 Feb 1865 (CSA)

Allen, David A., 5 Sep 1865

Hackworth, Stephen A., 24 Oct 1876

Bryan, Moses A., 20 Nov 1877

Bryan, Wm. J., 18 Feb 1880 or 81

Hackworth, John W., 7 Jun 1881

Shepard, Jas. E., 13 Jan 1886

Byrnes, Julien M., 25 Sep 1886

Dwyer, Wm. E., 21 May 1889

Eldridge, Frank A., 26 Jun 1893

Dwyer, Wm. E., 14 Sep 1897

Muller, Henry A. B., 27 Jan 1914

Conner, Ben I., 15 Aug 1919

Fricke, Henrietta, 10 Jan 1924

 

 

BURTON (Washington)

Arnold, Benj. J., 6 Jun 1870

Williams, Chas. C., 5 Jly 1870

Huberich, Chas., 23 Sep 1870

Knittell, Herman, 30 Jan 1871

Bauer, Chas., 7 Jly 1881

Mayfield, W. N., 16 Apr 1883

Watson, Thos., 3 Aug 1885

Homeyer, Fred'k. A., 2 Apr 1889

Tatum, Henry G., 18 Apr 1893

Tatum, Hattie M., 20 Jly 1893

Homeyer, Fred'k. A., 22 Jly 1897

Hoffman, John F., 8 May 1901

Watt, Chas. B., 21 Jan 1902

Williamson, Ollye B., 14 Dec 1904

Foehner, Longin, 13 Aug 1907

Bryan, Hugh M., 20 Jan 1914

Nienstedt, Herbert D. F., 6 Jun 1924

 

 

CEDAR CREEK (Washington)

Little, E. D., 22 May 1846

Discontinued 7 Dec 1848

 

 

CHAPEL HILL (Washington) (see also JACKSONVILLE)

Haller, Jacob, 2 Nov 1847

Wallis, John C., 19 Dec 1851

Wallis, John Q., 30 Jan 1855

Sledge, Wm. M., 24 Sep 1855?

Barnes, Henry H., 5 Aug 1856

Thomas, Benj. R., 6 Nov 1856

Sherman, Wm. H., 15 Jun 1857

Sherman, W. H., 5 Aug 1861 (CSA)

Sherman, Wm. M., 23 Oct 1865

Felder, J. J., 5 Feb 1866

Slaughter, Sam'l. C., 9 May 1866

Thomas, Wm. O., 19 Dec 1866

Howerton, David B., 2 Dec 1867

Northington, Wm. A., 2 Sep 1868

Holler, John S., 13 May 1870

Haynie, Wm. K., 15 Feb 1872

Chappell, Thos. W., 15 May 1872

Haynie, Wm. K., 16 Oct 1872

Rogers, Ben S., 1 Dec 1873

Campbell, Wm. H., 8 Jan 1880

Simmons, Jos. S., 6 Jly 1882

Felder, Myers M., 2 Mar 1887

Foote, Wm. G., 14 Aug 1888

Perkins, Delphinium P., 4 Dec 1888?

Buckingham, Rich'd. P., 11 Jun 1889

Foote, Wm. G., 14 Sep 1893

Thornhill, Sam F., 11 Dec 1895

Kitchen, Silas E., 8 Oct 1900

Routt, Jos. E., 16 Nov 1909

Thompson, Jas. W., 30 Nov 1910

Ewing, Thos W., 13 Feb 1913

Crockett, John J., 2 Jly 1915 (Acting postmaster)

 

 

DAY (Washington)

May, Jas., 17 Sep 1858

May, Jas. E., 5 Aug 1861 (CSA)

Discontinued 5 Nov 1866

 

 

DODDVILLE (Washington)

Dodd, John, 17 Sep 1858

Discontinued 5 Jan 1859

(Re-established) Dodd, Matt. G., 28 Mar 1859

Discontinued 9 Jun 1859

 

 

EVERGREEN (Washington, Lee)

Alford, Thos., 4 Aug 1858

Alford, Thos., 5 Aug 1861 (CSA)

Jameson, Thos., 8 Oct 1866

Discontinued 22 Oct 1869

(Re-established) Pickett, Jon. J., 15 May 1873

To Lee County

 

 

FELDER (Washington)

Buchanan, Sam'l. R., 14 Feb 1890 (C)

Hogans, Wilson C., 19 Dec 1900

Discontinued 28 Feb 1907; mail to Chapel Hill

 

 

FLATPRAIRIE (Washington)

Williams, Eugene E., 9 Apr 1913

Thomas, Wm., 25 Mar 1914

Discontinued 30 Nov 1914; mail to Burton

 

 

FRIEDEN (Washington)

Tesch, Herman, 27 Jun 1895

Tesch, Julia R., 21 Dec 1895

Discontinued 17 Jly 1897; papers to Washington

 

 

GAY HILL (Washington)

Thompson, Francis A., 1 May 1850

Bullington, Robt. W., 14 Apr 1856

Roberts, S. R., 25 Oct 1856

Atkinson, Jesse H?/R?, 4 Jun 1858

Atkinson, Alonzo, 24 Aug 1858

Gilly, John I., 19 May 1859

Hill, Wm. C. J., 25 Aug 1859

Taylor, John S., 22 Feb 1861

Hill, W. C. J., 6 Aug 1861 (CSA)

Discontinued 16 Jun 1862 (CSA)

[Apparently re-established by U. S. Govt.]

Christ, Henry B., 15 Jun 1866

Discontinued 9 Sep 1868

[Apparently re-established]

Harrison, Henry K., 23 Aug 1872

Wallace, John H., 25 Feb 1878

Mills, Edmund D., 25 Apr 1888

Bledsoe, Wm. J., 18 Apr 1892

Wallace, Eugene B., 27 Feb 1894

Wolff, Theo., 23 Nov 1899

 

 

GIDDINGS (Washington, Lee)

Pauli, Gottlieb, 27 Jun 1871

To Lee County

 

 

GNARLED OAKS (Washington)

Rodes, Jas. W., 19 May 1873

Discontinued 28 Aug 187__?

 

 

GRABALL (Washington)

Baldridge, Jos., 13 Oct 1876

Baldridge, Jas. R., 28 Jly 1886

Kellom, Frank, 31 Jan 1887

Baldridge, Jas. R., 12 Dec 1889 (C)

Ausband, Katie, 9 Mar 1899

Callaway, Jos. M., 29 Aug 1901

Ausband, Katie, 21 Oct 1902

Discontinued 30 Apr 1908; mail to Washington

 

 

GREEN VINE (Washington)

Campbell, Chas. G., 6 Apr 1879

Schwickert, John W., 22 Jun 1893

Moegle, Otto C., 23 May 1898

Huebner, Orso J., 23 Mar 1906

Foehner, Geo., 27 Jly 1906

Discontinued 28 Feb 1907; mail to Burton

 

 

INDEPENDENCE (Washington)

Root, John B., 22 May 1846

Thompson, John, 1 May 1850

Robertson, Felix W., 19 Feb 1851

Cannon, Leander, 7 Feb 1854

Hale, Wm. J., 4 Feb 1857

Hale, Wm. J., 12 Jly 1861 (CSA) [resigned]

Seward, Geo. R., 28 Dec 1861 (CSA)

McKnight, John, 19 Jan 1863 (CSA)

McKnight, John, 31 Oct 1865

Gordon, L. P., 20 Apr 1866

Johnston, Harry, 30 Jly 1866

Heidnenheimer, Chas., 17 Mar 1868

McKnight, John, 29 Apr 1873

Jackson, David, 17 Aug 1881

Willie, Wm. T., 31 Dec 1885

Watson, Nomi R., 29 Aug 1899

Schulte, Chas., 27 Oct 1914

Shannon, Thos. H., 27 Jun 1924

Shannon, John C., 5 May 1926

Shannon, Josephine, 17 Jun 1926

 

 

JACKSONVILLE (Washington)

Jackson, Terrell A., 14 Jun 1847

Cg'd to CHAPEL HILL, 2 Nov 1847

 

 

KLUMP (Washington)

Schulze, Geo. H., 11 Sep 1899

Klump, Louis, 3 May 1900

Discontinued 14 Dec 1903; papers to Green Vine

 

 

KRUG STORE (Washington)

Krug, Kinney, 4 Mar 1878

Cg'd to PLEASANT HILL, 29 Mar 1878

 

 

LA BAHIA (Washington)

Matejowsky, Ed., 16 Jun 1879

Siebel, Aug., 16 Oct 1891

Discontinued 26 Apr 1893; papers to Burton

 

 

LATIUM (Washington)

Cornitius, H. Otto, 8 Apr 1884

Seidel, E., 15 Sep 1884

Leonard, John N., 15 Dec 1884

Valenta?/Walenta?, Jos., 17 Jun 1886

Foehner, Longin, 17 Jun 1889

Discontinued 28 Feb 1907; mail to Burton

 

 

LEDBETTER (Washington, Fayette)

Leiswitz, Robt., 27 Jun 1871

Shaw, Peter V., 9 Apr 1872

Carothers, S., 28 May 1873

Philips, Mrs. Cornelia E., 4 Dec 1873

Preston, Mrs. Cornelia E., 29 Oct 1874 (Name chg'd by marriage)

To Fayette County

 

 

LONG POINT (Washington) (see also MONTVILLE)

Bishop, Wayne S., 19 Feb 1851

Discontinued 26 Jly 1852

(Re-established) Lincecum, Gideon, 23 Sep 1852

Morin, John M,. 31 Aug 1854

Keene, Geo. W., 13 Nov 1855

Taliaferro, Geo. M., 10 Apr 1857

Brown, Jos. L., 28 Dec 1857

Johnson, John C., 3 Aug 1858

Lincecum, L. L., 16 May 1859

Rutherford, Matt., 29 Mar 1860

Rutherford, Math, 12 Jly 1861 (CSA)

Walker, Abram C., 19 Mar 1867

Discontinued 28 May 1867

(Re-established) Hawley, Sam'l. T., 3 Jly 1874

Barnett, John C., 3 Jan 1876

Bradford, Geo. D., 26 Dec 1877

Griffin, Frank M., 10 Dec 1878

Barnett, Harry C., 13 Oct 1881

Welfort, Ernest, 18 Sep 1882

Kirk, Wilson F., 21 Sep 1882

Armstrong, Mrs. Caroline, 22 Jun 1883 or 1884

Miller, Peter, 3 Sep 1884

Miller, Amalia, 25 Apr 1890

Krueger, Albert G., 29 Dec 1891

Miller, Amalia, 26 Oct 1892

Mueller, Wm., 13 Sep 1900

Miller, Amalia, 2 Feb 1903

Discontinued 2 Jan 1907; mail to Brenham

 

 

LOTT (Washington)  more info

Lott, Jesse B., 17 Nov 1884

Lockett, R. R., 28 Sep 1889

Jones, John S., 17 Jan 1890

Cg'd to McCRAVEN, 12 Mar 1890

 

 

McCRAVEN (Washington) (see also LOTT)

McCraven, J. R., 12 Mar 1890 (C)

Whiting, Lott R., 4 Feb 1891

Whiting, Cordelia W., 26 Dec 1906

Discontinued 30 Apr 1908; mail to Washington

 

 

MONTVILLE (Washington)

Fuller, Sam'l., 22 May 1846

Discontinued 9 Oct 1846

(Re-established) Fuller, Sam'l., 31 Dec 1846

Matson, Rich'd. T., 1 May 1850

Bishop, Wayne S., 23 Sep 1850

Cg'd to LONG POINT, 19 Feb 1851

 

 

MUELLERSVILLE (Washington)

Mueller, Wm. F., 1 Mar 1899

Discontinued 15 Mar 1905; mail to Brenham

 

 

PESCH (Washington)

Pesch, Wm., 25 Jan 1881

Pesch, Dorothea, 6 May 1885

Beontz, Adolf, 17 Oct 1891

Pesch, Dorothea, 20 Apr 1892

Knolle, Wm. L. F., 1 Oct 1898

Discontinued 15 Feb 1899; papers to Brenham

(Re-established) Felscher, Robt., 7 Aug 1899

Ment, Rudolph A., 14 Oct 1901

Discontinued 28 Feb 1902; papers to Brenham

 

 

PHILLIPSBURG (Washington) (see also PHILLIPSBURGH)

Shross, Chas. P., 15 Oct 1891

Graefe, Paul, 2 Dec 1893

Kemfer, Henry C. F., 16 Mar 1898

Thiel, Chas. C., 28 Sep 1901

Discontinued 15 Nov 1904; mail to Brenham

 

 

PHILLIPSBURGH (Washington)

Schawe, Adolph, 23 Jan 1889

Cg'd to PHILLIPSBURG, 15 Oct 1891

 

 

PLEASANT HILL (Washington) (see also KRUG STORE)

Krug, Kinney, 29 Mar 1878

Palm, Chas., 3 Feb 1879

Rodenbeck, Charley, 10 Oct 1895

Discontinued 20 Jan 1896; papers to Brenham

 

 

QUARRY (Washington)

Schwenke, Louis W., 30 Jan 1891

Conover, Ananias M., 20 May 1891

Campbell, Jerome B., 28 Jun 1892

Conover, Ananias M., 16 Aug 1895

Discontinued 30 Apr 1908; mail to Gay Hill

 

 

REHBURG (Washington)

Ranft, Paul G., 4 Apr 1898

Turner, Henry C., 24 May 1900

Discontinued 15 Mar 1905; mail to Burton

 

 

SAMUEL (Washington)

Samuel, Oscar, 20 Sep 1889

Zettner, Simon C., 15 Dec 1893

Kniker?, Karl, 2 Nov 1898

(Order rescinded 8 Dec 1898)

Zettner, Simon C., 15 Dec 1893

Geltch, Ernest A., 28 Aug 1899

Grosse, Henry W. K?, 7 Jan 1901

Lange, Herman H., 3 Oct 1901

Wendt, Thos. D., 1 Jun 1904

Discontinued 31 May 1905; mail to Brenham

 

 

STONE (Washington)

Watson, Arch. W., 25 Mar 1896

Discontinued 2 Jan 1907; mail to Brenham

 

 

UNION (Washington)

McClellan, Bennett T., 21 Sep 1854

Bryan, John, 13 Apr 1859

Morriss, Jas. C., 21 May 1859

Bruce, E. W., 27 Sep 1860

Bailey, Jas. E., 17 Dec 1860

Bryan, John, 11 Oct 1866

Discontinued 9 Sep 1868

 

 

UNION HILL (Washington)

Leman, C. H., 12 Jly 1861 (CSA)

Kerr, A. T., 16 Sep 1864 (CSA)

[Apparently discontinued by CSA]

 

 

VINE GROVE (Washington)

Holt, Jas. H., 4 Jun 1851

Holt, Mary, 21 Jun 1854

Wilson, Moses G., 9 Mar 1855

Wilson, M. G., 12 Jly 1861 (CSA)

Allen, Robt. R., 23 Apr 1868

Campbell, Chas. G., 1 Oct 1868

Discontinued 20 Sep 1869

(Re-established) Bowers, Jas. N., 22 Aug 1870

Discontinued 1 Feb 1872

 

 

WASHINGTON (Washington)

Moore, Alfred, 22 May 1846

Harrison, J. C., 28 Dec 1846

Rucker, Benj. F., 17 May 1848

Crosley, John M., 26 Feb 1849

Gould, Wm. C., 8 Aug 1849

Hubby, Ezekiel R., 5 Aug 1850

Bailey, Henry, 15 Jan 1853

Ewing, Calvin B., 7 Dec 1855

Doran, John, 25 Feb 1856

Doran, John, 12 Jly 1861 (CSA)

Seely, Robt. S., 19 Aug 1864 (CSA)

Alexander, John, 27 Mar 1866

Moore, John R., 23 Jly 1896

Moore, Robt. J., 28 Jan 1901

Stolz, Gus, 2 Jly 1907

Kohltfarber, Louis, 28 Aug 1908

Alexander, John R., 27 Sep 1919

Urban, Lada, 23 Jly 1924

Borgstedte, Wm., 31 Aug 1926

 

 

WESLEY (Austin, Washington)

Mikeska, Peter, 3 Mar 18___?

Mikeska, Jos., 5 May 1886

Mikeska, Mary, 11 Oct 1906

Mikeska, Olga, 26 Mar 1909

Discontinued 31 Jan 1911; mail to Brenham

 

 

WHITMAN (Washington)

Whitman, Walter C., 21 Aug 1876

Bedell, W. A., 12 Dec 1881

Flewellen, Jas. E., 20 Mar 1882

Ewing, Mrs. Kate, 27 Nov 1885

Discontinued 28 Feb 1907; mail to Chapel Hill

 

 

WILLIAM PENN (Washington)

Lay, Abner M., 13 May 1873

Walling, Cread A., 27 Oct 1874

Williams, Joel O., 21 Feb 1889

Wade, Carey W., 4 Feb 1891

Anderson, Robt. R., 16 Mar 1896

Myatt, Wiley F.,15 May 1899

Walling, John W., 28 Feb 1901

Kessel, Bornhard A., 13 Aug 1906

Discontinued 31 Jly 1916; mail to Independence

 

 

WINEDALE (Washington)

Windwehen, Henry F., 1 Apr 1879

Discontinued 2 May 1881

 

 

WREN (Washington)

Hannah, John M, 22 Aug 1876

Earlywine, John W., 26 Mar 1878

Discontinued 20 Jan 1883; mail to Brenham

 

 

YEGUA (Washington)

Bishop, Wayne S., 18 Jan 1859

(Re-established) McGuire, F. W., 26 Apr 1862 (CSA)

Discontinued 13 Mar 1862 (CSA)

[Apparently re-established]

Moses, Norton, 15 Jun 1866

Discontinued 14 Jun 1867

 

 

ZIONSVILLE (Washington)

Streckert, Adolph, 4 Apr 1872

Discontinued 6 Dec 1880