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

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POSTMASTERS & POST OFFICES OF
WOOD COUNTY, TEXAS
1851 - 1930
(Revised April 25, 2005)

 

ALBA (Wood)

Thrasher, H. R., 4 Oct 1887 [erroneous date?]

Discontinued 20 Jan 1882

(Re-established) McCrystian, Jasper, 12 Apr 1882

Thrasher, H. R., 4 Oct 1887

Higginbotham, Chris. C., 19 Sep 1888

Loyd, John W., 22 Apr 1892

Hopkins, John E., 26 Dec 1894

McKenzie, Wm. J., 17 Dec 1895

Loyd, Jas. H., 9 May 1899

Loyd, John W., 29 Aug 1900

Loyd, Jas. H., 11 Mar 1904

Blizzard, John D., 27 Mar 1914

Caldwell, Henry J., 1 Dec 1919

Loyd, Jas. H., 1 May 1922

Loyd, Nannie E., 2 Jly 1928

McChristian, Wm. W., 28 Feb 1929

 

 

ANDREWS (Wood)

Rogers, P. J., 6 Nov 1885

Williams, John H., 12 Feb 1886

Mount, Jas. B., 31 Jan 1902

Gilbreath, Sidney J., 27 Feb 1906

Discontinued 14 Jly 1906; mail to Quitman

 

 

BIG DOLLAR (Wood)

Pace, Benj. F., 31 Mar 1852

Townsend, G. H., 27 Apr 1855

Discontinued 29 May 1855

 

 

BRUTON (Wood)

Ray, Jas. L., 1 Sep 1874

Ray, David L., 10 May 1876

Discontinued 31 Jly 1878

 

 

CARTWRIGHT (Wood)

Wright, Elmore, 10 Mar 1894

Discontinued 31 Jan 1907; mail to Winnsboro

 

 

COKE (Wood)

Clough, J. D., 6 Nov 1885

Robinson, Chas. A., 30 Dec 1885

Henderson, Washington M., 19 Dec 1889

(Rescinded 25 Mar 1890)

Robinson, Chas. A., 30 Dec 1885

Hunt, Alonzo H., 12 Jun 1900

Lloyd, Levi F., 8 May 1901

Lloyd, John V., 3 Mar 1904

McCrary, Robt. H., 16 Oct 1905

Discontinued 31 Oct 1906; mail to Como

 

 

CROW (Wood)

Rucker, John K., 11 Jly 1906

Dunahoe, Henry M., 18 Oct 1907

Alexander, Matilda, 7 Jan 1910

Parker, Thos. L., 21 Mar 1910

Greer, Beverley H., 23 Jan 1911

Beckham, Jas. D., 31 Oct 1916

Latham, Wm. S., 27 Feb 1919

Hail, Herman E., 11 Oct 1919

Latham, Wm. S., 2 Feb 1921

 

 

DRUSILLA (Wood)

Morris, Munson V., 20 Mar 1895

Haulk, T. P., 2 Nov 1898

Discontinued 27 Jan 1899; papers to Musgrove, Franklin Co.

 

 

DUPREE (Wood)

Billings, Thos. J., 25 Jun 1892

Bankson, Wm. J., 26 Apr 1894

Cg'd to HAINESVILLE, 31 Jly 1893

 

 

EAGLE (Wood)

Perkins, Wm. H. C., 28 Apr 1884

Stephens, Jas. W. T., 12 Nov 1886

Perkins, Wm. H. C., 7 Dec 1886

Moore, S. O., 11 Feb 1887

Discontinued 23 Jun 1887; papers to Quitman

 

 

EVANA (Wood)

Arnall, Jas. A., 31 Aug 1881

Discontinued 20 Jan 1882

 

 

GOLDEN (Wood)

Lambertson, Julius C., 10 Feb 1885

Searcy, Jas. U., 23 Mar 1886

Bellomy, Wm. A., 15 Dec 1886

Brock, Jas. L., 26 Feb 1889

Smith, Ira R., 5 Apr 1892

Lair, Sam'l. A., 15 Apr 1892

Hardy, Mary E., 2 Jun 1893

Bellomy, Wm. A., 26 Feb 1900

Reneau, Isaac N., 8 Oct 1910

 

 

HAINESVILLE (Wood) (see also DUPREE)

Bankston, Wm. J., 31 Jly 1893

Mansell, John W., 25 Oct 1895

Burkett, Ellis M., 15 Apr 1898

Whitehurst, Geo. W., 31 Oct 1902

Jones, Jas. R., 18 Nov 1904

Discontinued 31 Oct 1907; papers to Mineola

 

 

HAWKINS (Wood)

Sullivan, Jas. H., 22 Aug 1873

Webb, Wm. A., 23 Nov 1874

Walker, John C., 29 Jan 1875

Crow, J. C., 27 Sep 1875

Crow, Sarah R., 8 May 1879

Morris, Jas. A. 13 Jly 1880

Crow, Rufus S., 7 Jun 1883

Allen, Benj. F., 10 Jly 1886

Allison, John R., 8 Apr 1892

Wood, Wiley W., 4 Dec 1894

Allen, Benj. F., 6 Dec 1895

Craig, John E., 12 Nov 1901

Thorn, Paten A., 2 May 1903

Robbins, Levi G., 26 Oct 1912

Allen, Wm. L., 10 Apr 1922

 

 

HOLLY SPRING (Wood)

Gunstream, Peter M., 15 Nov 1852

Gunstream, Peter M., 13 Aug 1861 (CSA)

Discontinued 5 Nov 1866

 

 

HOYT (Wood)

Hodges, Gus M., 11 Jun 1914

James, Wm. Staley, 26 Jun 1916 (Declined)

Speer, Laura B., 26 Dec 1916

Speer, Geo. L., 1 Oct 1919 (Declined)

Speer, Lerma C., 12 Apr 1920

Speer, Laura B., 3 Nov 1921

Discontinued 29 Feb 1924; mail to Alba

 

 

LAKE FORK (Wood)

McCreight, Matt. M., 20 Sep 1858

Discontinued 13 Mar 1862 (CSA)

Discontinued 5 Nov 1866 [by U. S. Govt.]

[Apparently re-established]

Puckett, John C., 1 Feb 1875

Hayes, Chas. S., 9 Feb 1876

Discontinued 5 Oct 1876

(Re-established) Bowman Jr., John M., 26 Feb 1877

Discontinued 27 Nov 1878

 

 

MAPES (Wood)

Mapes, Jos. C., 19 Jly 1893

Moore, John T., 5 Apr 1894

Discontinued 19 Sep 1894; papers to Yantis

 

 

MERRIMAC (Wood)

Baker, Jos. P., 9 May 1901

Shannon, Luke M., 15 Dec 1902

Teddlie, Theo. J., 13 May 1911

Porter, Myrtie H., 29 Nov 1918

Shannon, Luke M., 28 Mar 1919

Discontinued 31 Dec 1920; mail to Winnsboro

 

 

MIKADO (Wood)

Russom, Wm. C., 19 Feb 1901

Discontinued 15 Dec 1904; mail to Quitman

 

 

MINEOLA (Wood)

Scruggs, Thos. L., 13 May 1875

Shuford, Pinkney T., 4 Sep 1876

Landers, Jas. H., 6 May 1878

Breen, Thos., 4 Aug 1882

Cage, John W., 3 Aug 1886

Breen, Thos., 29 Aug 1889

Robins, Jas. M., 19 Dec 1893

Breen, Thos., 12 May 1897

Breen, Lucy, 13 Feb 1907

Thomas, J. A., 3 Mar 1915

Thomas, Mollie, 9 Jly 1915 (Acting postmaster)

Lankford, D. S., 23 Jly 1915

Breen, Lucy, 16 Sep 1921 (Acting postmaster)

 

 

OGBURN (Wood)

Richardson, Simon F., 19 Jun 1909

Smith, David S., 19 Apr 1910

Ogburn, Josiah W., 15 Dec 1911

Limerick, W. T., 8 Mar 1915

Copeland, Verner A., 11 Dec 1915

Miller, Frank J., 15 Feb 1918

Discontinued 24 Jan 1921; mail to Winnsboro

(Re-established) Mills, Sesta, 30 Dec1922

Discontinued 30 Nov 1923; mail to Peach

 

 

PARRYVILLE (Wood)

Shrum, John, 27 Jly 1860

Discontinued 5 Nov 1866

(Re-established) Biron, John G., 30 Sep 1867

Discontinued 9 Aug 1869

 

 

PEACH (Wood)

Davis, John N., 2 Sep 1902

Love, Frank S., 18 Jun 1904

Davis, John Napoleon, 21 Aug 1905

Reece, Jas. C., 13 Mar 1907

Perdue, Thos. E., 2 Jun 1914

Davis, John Napoleon, 19 Dec 1916

Young, Dosia, 6 Nov 1919

Davis, John Napoleon, 9 Dec 1920

Hughes, Claud M., 12 Jan 1922

Discontinued 31 Mar 1929; mail to Winnsboro

 

 

PERRYVILLE (Wood)

[prior data not found]

(Re-established) Biron, John , 28 Apr 1894

Spence, Wm. H., 16 Apr 1895

Richards, Thos. E., 23 Oct 1896

Morrison, Wm. A., 25 Jly 1902

Henson, Archie, 18 Jun 1904

Discontinued 15 Jun 1906; mail to Merrimac

 

 

PINE MILLS (Wood)

Reed, Rich'd. G., 8 Jly 1875

Burkett, Willis E., 19 Aug 1878

Discontinued 29 Jun 1907; mail to Hainesville

 

 

PLEASANT GROVE (Wood)

Wilson, Jas. P., 14 May 1892

Gibson, Robt. F., 17 Nov 1893

Gibson, Jas. M., 29 Nov 1902

Discontinued 15 Feb 1907; mail to Winnsboro

 

 

PROSPECT HILL (Wood)

Sadler, Thos. C., 19 May 1855

Cg'd to WEBSTER, 10 Jan 1856

 

 

QUITMAN (Wood)

Keys, Howard, 20 Oct 1851

Wells, Green M., 31 Mar 1854

Gunter, Wm. W., 7 Sep 1857

Gunter, W. W., 17 Jan 1862 (CSA)

Baird, A., 23 May 1862 (CSA)

Shuford, Wm. S., 1 Oct 1864 (CSA)

Trout, W. S., 11 Dec 1865

Pabst, Oscar, 2 Mar 1866

Turman, Adoniram I., 26 Oct 1868

Brock, Jas. M., 27 Apr 1870

Shuford, Pinkney T., 9 Feb 1871

Bell, Jas. H., 13 Jan 1873

Autry, Wm. I. C., 10 Mar 1874

Crabb, Jesse W., 14 Apr 1874

Hart, Vincent T., 8 Apr 1878

Wright, Dan'l., 29 Apr 1878

Giles, Fannie A., 15 Feb 1881

Cowser?, Jos. W., 5 May 1884

Newman, Chas. A., 20 Mar 1886

Grogan, John R., 1 Aug 1889

Stephens, Thos. A., 31 Jly 1893

Grogan, John R., 6 Aug 1897

Morrow, Cora L., 19 Jan 1899

Power, Jas. T., 30 Oct 1906

Kendrick, S. A., 2 Feb 1914

Jones, Noble D., 24 Jan 1918 (Acting postmaster)

Crofford, Walter L., 24 Oct 1918

Robinson, Homer G., 2 May 1923 (Acting postmaster)

Garrett, Leslie W., 1 Dec 1924 (Acting postmaster)

 

 

REDLAND (Wood)

Nicholson, Jas. K., 8 Apr 1899

Dean, Franklin P., 9 Jly 1900

Peacock, Cleveland A., 2 Jan 1903

Discontinued 15 Jun 1907; mail to Hawkins

 

 

RICHARDSVILLE (Wood)

London, Henry C., 30 Jly 1872

Discontinued 11 Jly 1873

 

 

SAND SPRING (Wood)

Welborne, James, 5 Nov 1852

Welborne, Wm., 21 Jun 1853

Beavers, Jos. T., 14 Oct 1858

Welborne, Wm., 2 Jun 1859

Beavers, Jos. T., 6 Aug 1859

Discontinued 14 Sep 1860

(Re-established) Beavers, Jos. T., 8 Nov 1860

Beavers, J. T., 3 Sep 1861 (CSA)

Discontinued 5 Nov 1866

 

 

SHARON (Wood)

Moore, Wm., 10 Jun 1875

Discontinued 3 Dec 1875

 

 

SMILAX (Wood)

Callaway, John, 18 Jun 1901

Hartsfield, Ed. T., 21 Nov 1902

Discontinued 31 Mar 1905; mail to Quitman

 

 

SPEER (Wood)

Phillips, John B., 6 May 1886

Stinson, Jas. A., 24 Oct 1888

Discontinued 15 Aug 1906; mail to Peach

 

 

SPRINGVILLE (Wood)

Wright, Jas. C. 19 May 1859 [resigned]

Byers, O. W., 6 Aug 1861 (CSA)

Gee, J. Alonzo, 13 Mar 1866

Condon, Mrs. Sarah E., 11 Jly 1866

Gee, Jeremiah A., 16 Apr 1867

Discontinued 1 Sep 1868

 

 

STAGNER (Wood)

Carlile, Alen T., 6 Aug 1903

Discontinued 15 Jun 1907; mail to Hawkins

 

 

STORMVILLE (Wood)

Storm, Washington, 2 May 1878

Stephens, Thos. A., 26 May 1886

Dial, Ransom C., 16 Dec 1886

McWhorter, Thos. M., 27 Dec 1893

Discontinued 31 Mar 1905; mail to Quitman

 

 

STOUT (Wood)

Richards, Wm. L., 2 Apr 1884

Discontinued 19 Jan 188__?; papers to Winnsboro

(Re-established) Browning, Caleb L., 24 Apr 1888

Bellomy, Mary A., 20 Mar 1890 (C)

Bellomy, Thos. L., 26 Jan 1900

Ragsdale, Emmet C., 1 Oct 1902

Discontinued 15 Dec 1904; mail to Winnsboro

 

 

WEBSTER (Wood) (see also PROSPECT HILL)

Sadler, Thos. C., 10 Jan 1856

Bradshaw, Robt. K., 10 Jan 1857

Bradshaw, R. K., 6 Aug 1861 (CSA)

Shotwell, Albert, 5 Jly 1864 (CSA)

Williams, Chas. B., 11 Oct 1866

Bruyere, Hannah H., 29 May 1867

Discontinued 1 Oct 1868

(Re-established) Smith, Isham E., 31 Jan 1876

Goldman, Jacob M., 28 Nov 1876

Craddock, W. J., 2 Aug 1877

Redding, Chas. H., 4 Sep 1877

Woolley, Abner W., 27 Dec 1880

Discontinued 17 Nov 1881

 

 

WEIMER (Wood)

Reich, John P., 31 Jly 1866

Discontinued 30 Dec 1867

(Re-established) Reich, John P., 29 Jun 1871

Discontinued 25 Sep 1871

 

 

WINNSBORO (Wood) (see also WINNSBOROUGH)

Wright, John R., 16 Sep 1893

Russell, Isham, 7 Aug 1897

Hopkins, Geo. C., 7 Jly 1908

Ray, Shaw D., 5 Jun 1913

Gilbreath, Leander M., 23 Dec19 21 (Acting postmaster))

 

 

WINNSBOROUGH (Wood)

McMillan, Wm. R., 6 Mar 1855

Ward, Jos. W. 23 Jly 1860

Ward, J. W., 12 Jly 1861 (CSA) [declined]

Moore, E. S., 13 Sep 1861 (CSA)

Moore, E. S., 23 Apr 1866

Cyrus, Hiram H., 19 Mar 1867

Discontinued 7 Feb 1868

(Re-established) McBride, Anderson, 25 Jun 1874

Stewart, John G., 21 Jly 1882

Shelton, Thos. F., 6 Dec 1882

Russell, Isham, 8 Jun 1883

McBride, A., 23 Mar 1885

Russell, Isham, 23 May 1889

Cg'd to WINNSBORO, 16 Sep 1893

 

 

YANTIS (Wood)

Yantis, Geo. R., 28 Jan 1885

McGowan, Robt. G., 19 May 1888

(Order rescinded 16 Dec 1892)

Yantis, Geo. R., 28 Jan 1885

Craven, Will H., 7 Mar 1894

Yantis, Guy R., 11 Dec 1896

Willett, Wm. R. D., 26 Aug 1898

Acker, Amos C., 11 Feb 1904

Bird, John C., 10 May 1907

McDougal, Arch R., 30 Dec 1914

White, Jas. M., 21 Sep 1920

Wyatt, John A., 1 Jun 1921

Bird, John C., 15 Aug 1921