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Old Greer County Post Offices 1886-1907

(Texas & Oklahoma Territory)

(includes present Jackson & Harmon counties, and part of Beckham)
From Mangum (Oklahoma) Daily Star, 16 Nov 1932 & Chronicles of Oklahoma, 1923 & Chronicles of Oklahoma, Summer 1948, pp 237-244 (*), Texas Postmasters at http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~txpost/greer.html
from National Archives Microfilm M841, NNEB-20 (reels 1-3) (#);
U.S. Geological Survey Map Query Form
The articles together list those that were discontinued - as of 1948.
Have more information? Last corrections and additions July 1, 2015.

Post Office Postmaster Date of Appointment Notes
Aaron William W. Lee January 22, 1889 *Discontinued May 8, 1901, effective May 31, 1901, mail to VICTORY; re-established September 21, 1901, discontinued December 27, 1904, effective January 14, 1905, mail to OLUSTEE
Alfalfa Medinia Cowan May 9, 1903 Discontinued February 7, 1905, effective February 28, 1905, mail to ALTUS
Alsford Herbert W. White May 2, 1891 *Discontinued effective 26 Oct 1891, mail to Lock.
Altus Wiley Baucum October 27, 1890

*

Name changed to LEGER 10 July 1901.

Anga Edna P. E. Green June 7, 1905 Discontinued August 10, 1906, effective August 31, 1906 mail to REED.
Arbor John P. Montgomery December 23, 1902 Discontinued March 9, 1906, effective April 2, 1906, mail to JESTER.
Athens Edman G. Wooldridge May 17, 1905 Discontinued August 10, 1906, effective August 31, 1906, mail to REED.
Barkis Carrie A. Copeland June 7, 1904 Discontinued February 5, 1908, effective February 29, 1908, mail to JESTER.
Betkins
Bettina Bettie Price May 16, 1899
Blair Benjamin F. Zinn August 26, 1901 Formerly DOT
Blake William David Lee February 13, 1901
Bloomington
Bonnie Robert W. Hunter May 3, 1901 Discontinued May 8, 1902, effective August 20, 1902, mail to YELDELL
Border George W. Bain May 27, 1902
Brinkman
Carl Walter H. Armstrong December 29, 1902
Carmel Martha M. White February 5, 1898
Chilton Joseph C. Penwright April 18, 1890 *Name changed to DUNBAR 21 March 1892.
Christa William W. Crista April 5, 1900 Discontinued October 22, 1902, effective October 31, 1902, mail to OLUSTEE
Coralea Discontinued February 11, 1897, mail to DUKE. Re-established March 1, 1899; discontinued March 9, 1907, effective March 30, 1907, mail to RUSSELL.
Creta Joseph M. Stockbridge February 20, 1904 Discontinued October 11, 1904, effective October 31, 1904, mail to OLUSTEE
Dabney John A. Akens May 19, 1900 Discontinued March 6, 1902, effective March 31, 1902, mail to ERICK
Dee James C. Graves December 5, 1900 Discontinued May 12, 1903, effective May 30, 1903, mail to TEXOLA
Dennis Eusebeins Bruton February 8, 1900 Name changed to ERICK, November 16, 1901
Dial Lettie H. Dial 27 June 1890 *Discontinued effective 4 Sept 1890, mail to Martha.
Dock Robert V. Hand January 31, 1900 Discontinued January 22, 1902, effective February 15, 1902, mail to DENNIS
Dot Changed to BLAIR August 26, 1901
Duke William D. McFarlane 11 Sept 1890 *
Dunbar Joseph C. Penwright 21 March 1892 Discontinued May 24, 1905, effective June 15, 105 mail to ALTUS
Easton Milton D. Curry 14 June 1881 Discontinued 21 Nov 1881.#
El Dorado John T. Brown 1 Sept 1890 *
Elmer Benjamin F. Flowers February 18, 1902
Emma Thomas H. Long April 14, 1905
Era May J. Stockbridge April 2, 1901 Name changed to CRETA February 10, 1904
Erastus Mary E. Cole May 17, 1881 Discontinued 17 Nov 1881.#
Erick George W. McGraw November 16, 1901 Was DENNIS
Erie Jonathan A. Butler 26 June 1888 *Discontinued effective 2 April 1889, mail to MANGUM.
Eva Mrs. Eva Moreland 4 April 1891 *Discontinued effective 16 Nov 1891, mail to MANGUM.
Evansville
Francis Name changed to TROTTER, April 25, 1902
Frazer Jennie A. Holt 18 Feb 1886 *Discontinued December 31, 1895. #Changed from TX to Indian Territory 27 Dec 1886.
Granite Alfred H. Olds December 6, 1899 73547
Greer Robert J. Hill November 10, 1891 *
Goar B. W. Thompson January 31, 1890 *Discontinued effective 26 March 1890; this post office was never in operation.
Halsmith Wright Worrell March 5, 1903 Discontinued February 7, 1905, effective February 28, 1905 mail to HOLLIS
Headrick Zechariah Peter April 21, 1902 73549
Hess Elvira P. Hess 18 May 1889 *
Hester
Hext Henry W. Armstrong June 4, 1901 Discontinued November 19, 1902, effective November 29, 1902, mail to DELHI, re-established February 3, 1906, this order rescinded June 1, 1906
Hight Thomas A. Hight March 2, 1904 Discontinued August 2, 1906, effective August 31, 1906, mail to BLAKE.
Hollie M. E. Jones October 31, 1901
Hollis
Jay John T. Craig August 7, 1903 discontinued February 17, 1905, effective March 15, 1905, mail to DUKE
Jeffress Thomas J. Jeffress June 26, 1889 *Discontinued effective 11 Nov 1889: this postoffice was never in operation.
Jester David C. Jester November 18, 1890 *
Kelly Robert A. Moran June 12, 1900
Koreb Discontinued May 9, 1906, effective May 31, 1906, mail to MANGUM.
Ladessa Richard P. Wright March 4, 1904
Leger Sherod Heatly July 10, 1901 Was ALTUS, name changed back to ALTUS May 14, 1904
Lincoln Discontinued February 9, 1906, effective February 28, 1906 mail to LOUIS
Lock William Kittrell 25 May 1891 *Discontinued Dec 14, 1905, effective January 14, 1906 mail to LOUIS
Loneoak Stephen O. Fraizer February 6, 1902
Madden Luxie L. Gates June 10, 1901 Discontinued August 16, 1902, effective August 20, 1902, mail to HESS
Mangum Henry C. Sweet April 15, 1886 * #PO records changed from TX to Indian Territory 27 Dec 1886. 73554
Marie Jeff J. Salter October 26, 1899
Martha Thomas F. Medlin May 18, 1889 *
McKnight Francis A. Chappell June 27, 1901
Mesquite William H. Peaden January 14, 1901 Discontinued June 16, 1905, effective July 14, 1905, mail to ELDORADO
Metcalf Hugh Metcalf February 20, 1905
Morris James F. Black August 25, 1890 *Discontinued effective 6 Nov 1892, mail to MARTHA.
Mount Walsh Louisa A. Haynes December 5, 1888 *Discontinued August 17, 1900, effective August 31, 1900 mail to GRANITE.
Navajoe Walter H. Acers September 1, 1887 *Discontinued April 1905, effective May 15, 1905, mail to HEADRICK.
Nugent
Odema Leander H. Criswell June 18, 1901 Discontinued May 2, 1906, effective May 14, 1906, mail to ELDORADO
Olus Discontinued September 29, 1903, effective October 14, 1903 mail to LINCOLN, re-established June 17, 1905
Olustee
Otis Anderson C. Clark June 7, 1905 Discontinued November 17, 1905, effective December 15, 1905 mail to LINCOLN
Plainview Virgia Ward February 5, 1898 Discontinued December 2, 1898, effective at once. Re-established February 19, 1901, discontinued April 30, 1902, effective May 15, 1902, mail to MANGUM
Prospect Robert P. Tyler June 6, 1900 Discontinued February 28, 1906, effective March 31, 1906, mail to ELDORADO
Purvis Charles C. Wright April 26, 1901 Discontinued February 6, 1903, effective February 14, 1903, mail to PROSPECT.
Quartz Albert C. Farmer February 25, 1888 *Discontinued July 10, 1900, effective July 31, 1900, mail to GRANITE.
Ralph T. N. Wilmore June 12, 1900
Reed
Redriver C. T. Cannon February 20, 1900 Order rescinded August 8, 1900.
Ricks John H. Ricks May 27, 1902 Discontinued December 2, 1904, effective December 31, 1904, mail to WARREN
Roark Discontinued December 24, 1904, effective January 4, 1905, mail to REED.
Rue Barry E. Owens June 18, 1901 Discontinued January 14, 190?, effective at once.
Russell Clem Mobley Jones January 29, 1901
Salem
Salton Lee J. Chaney July 12, 1898
Sandy Manerva C. McDowell March 8, 1905
Sandy John C. King April 12, 1902 Order rescinded October 9, 1902
Shrewder Riley D. Cornutt May 2, 1902
Teacross Alexander B. Lankford November 29, 1899
Texola Reuben H. Grimes December 12, 1901
Trotter David C. Young April 25, 1902 Later FRANCIS, name changed to VINSON, August 20, 1903
True Edward F. Davis August 2, 1901 Discontinued May 6, 1905, effective May 31, 1905, mail to McKNIGHT
Victory Discontinued 11 Oct 1906, effective 21 Oct 1906 mail to OLUSTEE
Vinson John W. Brookman August 20, 1903 Was TROTTER, formerly FRANCIS
Warren William H. Cleveland February 25, 1888 *
Willow William O'Connel October 17, 1899 73673
Willowvale Everett C. Walcott April 18, 1890 *Discontinued November 19, 1900, effective November 30, mail to OLUSTEE
Wilmoth Emma C. Taylor January 12, 1900
Witt Discontinued February 10, 1903, effective February 28, 1903, mail to HOLLIS
Yeldell Discontinued November 30, 1904, effective December 31, 1904, mail to HESS

Greer County, Oklahoma History & Genealogy
http://freepages.history.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~swokla/greer/greer.html

Old Greer County Map 1906
http://www.okgenweb.org/~okgreer/ogrmap.htm
Greer County, Oklahoma GenWeb
http://www.okgenweb.org/~okgreer/


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