POSTMASTERS & POST OFFICES
YOUNG COUNTY, TEXAS
1856 - 1930




BELKNAP
Miller, Solomon, 20 Jan 1874
(Discontinued) 24 Feb 1875
(Re-established) Clark, William, 4 May 1876
Pratt, Jefferson M., 18 Dec 1877
Martin, James E., 13 June 1878 [murdered at Post Office in 1881]
Horner, Allen M., 28 June 1881
Ledbetter, Isaac A., 21 July 1884
Brown, A. Don, 4 May 1885
Brown, Lucy J., 28 Apr 1888
Wood, George T., 12 Oct 1888
Aycock, James A., 19 Mar 1907
Changed post office site to NEWCASTLE, 3 Mar 1908

BRAZOS AGENCY
Bernard, Charles E., 24 Nov 1857
(Discontinued) 9 Dec 1859

BUNGER (Young)
Castleman, John L., 26 July 1909
Driver, Henry A., 20 Jan 1911
(Discontinued) 9 Oct 1920; Mail to Graham; took effect, 30 Oct 1920
(Re-established) Grantham, Daisy L., 19 Oct 1921
Goldwater, Ethel, 2 June 1922

CARBONDALE
Dent, John P., 18 June 1888
Wade, Lucius W., 26 Oct 1888
Stover, Alex., 9 Dec 1890
(Discontinued) 17 Dec 1891; Papers to Eliasville

CROZIER
Townsend, Calvin W., 31 July 1890
(Discontinued) 4 Jan 93; Papers to Murray

DEARMORE
Dearmore, W.E.,18 July 1907 (Declined)
(Order from the Postmaster General discontinuing a post office) Oct 1907

DRUMMOND
Curtis, Virgil E., 14 Oct 1895
Roberts, Julia A., 6 Feb 1902
Laney, Eliza A., 12 Oct 1906
Mitchum, Thomas T., 4 Dec 1908 (Declined)
(Discontinued) 30 Apr 1909; Mail to Graham

ELIASVILLE (Young)
Howard, Henry J., 16 Jun 1879
DeLong, Riley S., 2 Sept 1879
Parrott, E. T., 24 May 1880
Donnell, Thomas F., 3 Aug 1880
Parrott, Elijah T., 31 Mar 1881
Jones, Wiley P., 3 Aug 1883
Edwards, Ambrose Newton, 27 Mar 1886
Ardis, William H., 20 Oct 1891
Harris, Samuel H., 22 June 1894
Cromer, Maggie, 6 July 1891
DeLong, Maggie, 15 Aug 1901
Elkins, Martha, 17 Aug 1905
McCallister, Vennie, 5 Mar 1908
Elkins, Vennie, 25 Feb 1909
Elkins, Mollie, 8 Aug 1910
Newell, Lois L., 11 Mar 1914
McCullough, Wm. H. 14 Oct 1918
Lothlen, Samuel W., 2 Sep 1920
Smith, Earl J., 13 Apr 1921 (ACTING; served temporarily)
Cunningham, Hugh W., 9 June 1922 (ACTING; served temporarily)

FARMER
Farmer, William H. 7 Aug 1878
Homer, Allen M., 3 Sep 1884
Davidson, Samuel G., 7 Dec 1885
Farmer, John C., 23 Dec 1887
Shumaker, Benjamin Franklin, 22 Oct 1888
Casey, John W., 14 Dec 1892
Duncan, William D., 19 Mar 1907
(Appointment Rescinded) 15 Nov 1907
Casey, John W., 14 Dec 1892
Farmer, William W., 25 Mar 1914
Biggers, Mrs. M. Pearl, 19 Sep 1916
Garvey, Claude K., 2 Aug 1917 (Rescinded)
(Discontinued) 23 Dec 21; Mail to Jean; took effect, 15 Jan 1921

Note: You'll notice on the FARMER information above that, after William D. Duncan's appointment as postmaster was rescinded, that John W. Casey appears again, with his original appointment date of "14 Dec 1892." This is not an error.

FISH CREEK
Wallace, Marion D., 24 Sep 1879
Reid, Benjamin Franklin, 18 Oct 1880
Hughes, W., 6 June 1881
Agnew, Joseph, 30 June 1881
(Discontinued) 25 Jul 1881
(Re-established) O'Neil, Annie L., 10 Feb 1886
(Discontinued) 22 Mar 1887; Papers to Eliasville

FORT BELKNAP
Deckman, Alexander McRae, 14 Aug 1856
Burkett, William, 28 Aug 1858
Fisher, George Washington, 10 Dec 1860
Latimer, A. H., 6 Aug 1861 (CSA)
Tackitt, Pleasant, 7 Apr 1862 (CSA)
(Discontinued) 5 Nov 1866

GRAHAM
Wilson, Julius H., 30 Sept 1873
McLoud, Amanzar B., 27 Jan 1874?
Hilliard, E. T., 11 Oct 1875
Graham, Gustavus Adolphus, 6 Mar 1876
Stevens, Thomas B., 10 Jan 1877
Garrison, Vivian F., 25 Apr 1881
Taylor, John, 4 Dec 1885
Parker, George W., 11 Apr 1889
Crozier, Granville H., 19 June 1893
Cunningham, John T., 14 Sept 1897
Farmer, A.S., 23 June 1913
Farmer, Newton S., 21 July 1917
Long, Charles L., 14 Feb 1922
Ramsey, John R., 30 June 1930 (ACTING; serving temporarily)

GRIMSHAW
O'Brien, Harry A.L., 6 July 1922
Soderberg, Axel A., 22 Mar 1924
(Discontinued) 27 FEB 25; Mail to Bunger; took effect, 31 Mar 1925

HIGHLAND
O'Harrow, William W., 2 Aug 1876
(Discontinued) 18 June 1877

JEAN
Lamar, James T., 30 Nov 1906
Poole, Lillie M., 10 June 1915
(NCM - Name Changed by Marriage) Williams, Lillie P.,31 May 1917
Morris, Emma, 5 Aug 1918
Gray, Ava A., 8 Nov 1920
Biggers, Mrs. May Pearl, 8 Feb 1922

LACY
Midyett, Lacy M.,11 Apr 1892
Summers, Richard M., 18 Jan 1899
(Discontinued) 25 Feb 1901; Papers to Graham

LISLE
Lisle, Nannie, 12 Mar 1908
(ORDER from the Postmaster General discontinuing a post office) 12 Aug 1908

LOVING
Stratton, John S., 7 Mar 1905
Lawrence, William M., 1 Apr 1908 (Declined)
Maples, Joel B., 12 Aug 1908
Beard, Andrew Jackson, 15 July 1910

MANLE
Munderback, Stephen, 30 Aug 1888
Changed to Markley, 30 Nov 1888

MARKLEY (Young)
Munderback, Stephen, 30 Nov 1888
Wellington, John S., 21 Aug 1889
Byrd, Jesse, 24 Nov 1893
Tinney, Isaac J., 29 Aug 1894
Brown, Emily T., 30 Dec 1896
McDaniel, James L., 12 Nov 1897
Stinnett, George U., 11 July 1910
Scott, William R., 26 Oct 1912
Gregg, William W., 11 Mar 1914
Connally, Myra L., 15 Feb 1923
Speer, Alvin C., 5 Nov 1925
Gilmore, Barnie C., 14 Sept 1926
Wright, William Jackson, 26 Sept 1927

MURRAY
Cusenbary, Mary C., 12 Jan 1880
Megginson, James H., 4 Oct 1912
Taylor, Alex H., 25 Apr 1927

NEWCASTLE
McCrary, Thomas J., 13 Nov 08
Williams, Henry C., 4 Dec 13
Ward, Ben B., 4 Dec 17 (ACTING; serving temporarily)
Hardy, Mary L., 1 Sep 25 (ACTING; serving temporarily)
(NCM Name Changed by Marriage) Young, Mary L., 18 May 27

OLNEY
Briscoe, James M., 17 Jan 1891
Henderson, Albert P., 29 Apr 1892
Groves, Henry S., 26 Jan 1894
Brown, Hoyt, 22 Dec 1897
McCuistion, Alice M., 15 Apr 1903
Cooper, A.A., 18 Feb 1910
Wood, George T., 20 Feb 1914
Casey, Mrs. Willie L., 9 Mar 27 (ACTING; serving temporarily)

ORTH
Leberman, George E., 24 Dec 1908
Gibbs, Henry C., 11 Aug 1916
Routon, Thomas J., 4 Sep 1919
Still, Isaac L., 11 Mar 1922
Phillips, Anna M., 3 Jan 1925
Gibbs, Mattye, 17 Nov 1928

PADGITT
Hendrix, Samuel N., 27 Apr 1910
Cook, George W., 21 Feb 1912
Rogers, Benjamin Franklin, 6 Apr 1914
Womack, William H. 29 May 1918
Rogers, Benjamin Franklin, 28 Apr 1919
Dilbeck, Mrs. Clove, 15 May 1922
(Discontinued) 31 Jan 1923; Mail to Olney

PLAXCO
Plaxco, Enoch M., 14 Feb 1902
(Discontinued) 2 Feb 1903; Papers to Graham
Took effect, 14 Feb 1903

PROFFITT
Armstrong, J. G., 20 Jan 1880
Armstrong, George C., 17 Feb 1880
Proffitt, John W., 17 Aug 1881
(Discontinued) 29 Sept 1881
(Re-Established) Wilkinson, William C., 14 Jan 1884
Ward, John, 23 Apr 1886
(Discontinued) 16 Jun 1886; Papers to Belknap
Proffitt, John W., 27 Nov 1894
Cagle, William S., 28 Mar 1906
Keeter, William E., 25 Jan 07
Adair, John S., 7 Oct 1907
McCarson, Joseph J., 10 Sept 1909
Proffitt, Spain, 31 Mar 1911
Reid, William W., 23 Dec 1911
Tunnell, Thurman C., 27 Mar 1916
Bellomy, Laura V., 2 Nov 1916 (X - Not commissioned. Notation in the postal
register that a postmaster was commissioned was not begun until 1889.)
Creed, Rose, 17 May 1918
Tunnell, Jesse R., 11 Mar 1920 (Declined)
Bellomy, Grace, 2 Aug 1920
Wilkinson, Lillian F., Apr 1921
Tunnell, Sanford P., 14 Oct 1922
(Discontinued) 30 June 25; Mail to Newcastle; took effect, 31 Jul 25

SOUTH BEND
Kirby, John M., 7 May 1878
McMannis, Samuel A., 21 Dec 1885
McBrayer, Oscar A., 11 Mar 1891
Rippy, Ira A., 30 Jul 1921
Travers, James W., 25 Jan 1923
Lowry, Oscar C., 1 Aug 1925
Montgomery, Hubert M., 15 Aug 1929
Montgomery, Myrtle L., 26 Mar 1930

TONK
Crenshaw, M., 22 Mar 1880
Gibbs, William R., 24 May 1880
(Dicontinued) 2 May 1881

TRUE
Crawford, William W., 22 Nov 1894
Richardson, Thomas L., 14 Aug 1896
Furr, Bob, 14 Jul 1903
Richardson, Charles T., 14 Apr 1904
(Discontinued) 29 Feb 1912; Mail to Orth



Abbreviations
:

(ACT) = acting; served temporarily, or for another postmaster.

Cg. = The name of the post office was changed, or its site was moved to another location.

(D) = Discontinued.

(NCM) = Name changed by marriage.

(OR) = An order from the Postmaster General establishing or discontinuing a post office, or appointment of a postmaster, which was later rescinded by the Postmaster General.

Papers to... = Upon discontinuance of a post office, its mail was sent to a nearby post office.

(R) = Re-established




Source: from the microfilm publication, "Postmasters & Post Offices of Texas, 1846-1930."
— Jim Wheat.

Information used by permission of Jim Wheat - a Young County descendant.


Used with permission from Jim Wheat

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