Brown County Postmasters Postmistresses


 

 

 

 

 

Post Office Name

 

Date Established

Date of closing or current Zip Code

 

Reason for Closing

 

First Postmaster/Postmistress

Atchison

6 Jan 1886

24 May 1886

Name changed to Bangs

Atchison, J.W.

Bangs

24 May 1886

76823

 

Atchison, J. W.

Blake

1  Sep 1899

30 Oct 1915

Mail moved to May

Jones, Wesley B.

Blanket

10 Jun 1875

76432

 

Anderson, Pickney

Brookesmith

30 Jan 1903

76827

 

Carr, William H.

Brownwood

23 Aug 1858

13 Mar 1862

Seceded from US

Knight, Henry C.

Brownwood

13 Mar 1862

23 Jan 1867

End of Confederacy

Chandler, Welcome W.

Brownwood

31 Mar 1868

9 Sep 1868

Federal Reconstruction

Chesso, James W.

Brownwood

27 Jul 1870

76801(4)

 

Keyes, S. H.

Byrdís Store

6 Nov 1877

18 Mar 1896

Name changed to Byrds

Byrd, Martin

Byrds

18 Mar 1896

28 Feb 1955

Mail moved to Brownwood

Mills, Alfred

Cedarton

25 Jul 1884

12 Sep 1891

Mail moved to Brownwood

Eddleman, James P.

Chicago

3 Nov 1879

29 Mar 1881

unknown

Mason, Elijah

Clio

11 Oct 1877

6 Jun 1910

Name changed to Owens

Yantis, John W.

Cross Cut

9 Apr 1879

30 Jan 1958

Mail moved to Brownwood

Bloodworth, James M.

Dalzell

7 Apr 1903

15 Jun 1904

Mail moved to Brownwood

Shofner, Jeff F.

Delgado

28 Aug 1894

1 Jun 1896

Mail moved to Rising Star

Ray, George W.

Dulin

21 Mar 1896

30 Apr 1903

Mail moved to Brookesmith

Boyd, Joseph J.

Elkins

17 Dec 1901

31 Jul 1906

Mail moved to Brownwood

McGaugh, Mathew W.

Fry

5 May 1927

1 Aug 1943

Mail moved to Thrifty

Curry, Othel J.

Gholson

29 Aug 1876

5 Aug 1879

unknown

Word, Silas H.

Grosvenor

11 May 1900

28 Feb 1971

Mail moved to Brownwood

McClain, Efrem E.

Hannaville

10 Mar 1876

25 Jul 1883

Mail moved to Brownwood

Hanna, James

Holder

5 Oct 1896

30 Nov 1921

Mail moved to May

Strickland, Willis G.

Hutson

7 Sep 1912

15 Aug 1918

Mail moved to Owens

Ribble, Alva D.

Hydesport

23 Jul 1884

14 Nov 1887

Mail moved to Regency

Cross, James M.

Indian Creek

11 Sep 1876

28 Feb 1955

Mail moved to Brownwood

Harris, Francis A.

Irma

14 May 1891

2 Jun 1893

unknown

Duffree, James M.

J. Bob

6 Jun 1879

4 Jun 1886

Mail moved to Indian Creek

Robinson, John W.

Jim Ned

10 Jun 1875

18 Oct 1879

Unknown

Cross, James M.

Kathleen

26 Jun 1899

30 Apr 1902

Mail moved to Brownwood

Shipman, William K.

May

30 Nov 1881

76857

 

May, Nathan L.

Owens

30 Jun 1910

31 Dec 1954

Mail moved to May

Wilson, Charles

Payne

2 Nov 1882

6 May 1886

Mail moved to Brownwood

Womack, Edward C.

Ricker

20 Mar 1891

2 Jun 1893

unknown

Smith, John W.

Thrifty

9  Nov 1880

31 Dec 1942

Mail moved to Brownwood

Allen, George W.

Thrifty

1 Aug 1943

31 Jan 1958

Mail moved to Brownwood

unknown

Warren

10 Apr 1878

25 Jul 1881

unknown

Warren, John J.

Winchell

9 Apr 1903

31 May 1858

Mail moved to Brookesmith

Wilson, Charles

Wolcott

11 Jun 1900

14 Sep 1900

Never operational

Storm, Henry

Zephyr

29 Dec 1879

76890

 

Wilson, John W.

 

 

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