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Chronicles of Oklahoma
Volume 6, No. 4
December, 1928
EARLY POST OFFICES OF OKLAHOMA

Grant Foreman

Page 408

(Continued from September Issue)

OKLAHOMA
Beaver County

Post Office First Postmaster Date of Appointment
Kimball Lorenzo Lujan October 5, 1892
(Changed into Union County, New Mexico, April 27, 1899)
(Order rescinded May 17, 1899)
(Discontinued June 19, 1899)
(Mail to Mineral)
Rothwell
(Discontinued April 18, 1898)
(Mail to Paladora)
Loretta Loretta McCain May 7, 1898
(Name changed to Texhoma November 12, 1901)
(Discontinued December 16, 1901, effective December 31, 1901)
(Mail to Coldwater)
Tyrone
(Name changed to Barcross, now in Seward County, Kansas, September 20, 1898)
Bluegrass
(Discontinued October 27, 1898)
(Mail to Custer)
Paladora
(Discontinued January 14, 1899)
(Mail to Liberal, Kansas)
Sixmile
(Discontinued April 18, 1899)
(Mail to Beaver)
Crowe Cicero S. Sitton May 10, 1899
(Name changed to Busch in Roger Mills County, May 18, 1901)
Benton
(Discontinued October 4, 1899, effective October 14, 1899)
(Mail to Riverside)
Metcalif
(Discontinued August 28, 1900, effective September 15, 1900)
(Mail to Garret)
Sanford Cleo Quinn June 4, 1901
(Never in operation)
Guymon Cleo Quinn June 29, 1901
Texhoma Joseph T. Williams November 12, 1901
(Late Loretta)
(Never in operation)
(No papers sent)
Preston
(Discontinued December 17, 1901, effective December 31, 1901)
(Mail to Hardesty)
Buffalo
(Discontinued August 2, 1902, effective August 30, 1902 )
(Mail to Optima)

Page 409

Post Office First Postmaster Date of Appointment
Shade
(Discontinued August 21, 1902, effective September 15, 1902)
(Mail to Liberal, Kansas)
Eubank
(Discontinued August 23, 1902, effective September 15, 1902 )
(Mail to Roy)
Hooker Laura H. Albright October 13, 1902
Roy
(Discontinued December 20, 1902, effective December 31, 1902)
(Mail to Eubank)
Sophia Sophia Miller March 4, 1903
Paladin Rosa Curtis March 5, 1903
(Discontinued May 12, 1906, effective May 31, 1906)
(Mail to Sunset)
(Order rescinded June 1, 1906)
Zelma Josie B. Hostetter April 17, 1903
Hibbs Susan T. Evans May 9, 1903
Esther Esther Smith June 3, 1903
Goodwell James P. Meek June 16, 1903
Wentworth Nelia Strauss August 6, 1903
(Discontinued November 11, 1905, effective November 30, 1905)
(Mail to Sunset)
Floris Byron S. Derthick August 7, 1903
Wellborn Rosa Johnston December 17. 1903
(Discontinued March 19, 1907, effective April 15, 1907)
(Mail to Ragsdale)
Nabisco Jasper M. Stark January 13, 1904
(Discontinued September 14, 1906 effective September 29, 1906)
(Mail to Tyrone)
Lorena Lorena M. Stone January 13, 1904
Conroy Daniel T. Quinlan February 3, 1904
Pronto Willard G. Young February 23, 1904
Balko Charles W. Griffin March 14, 1904
Gallienas
(Discontinued March 16, 1904, effective March 31, 1904)
(Mail to Regnier, Colorado)
Byrd James H. Dickson March 17, 1904
(Discontinued December 2, 1907, effective December 31, 1907)
(Mail to Healy)
Ragsdale George R. Ragsdale March 24, 1904
(Discontinued August 1, 1907, effective August 31, 1907)
(Mail to Gray)
Dombey Howard M. Drake April 18, 1904
Holland Hezekiah W. Holland April 26, 1904
Healy Frederick W. Rawson May 5, 1904
(Discontinued July 21, 1908, effective July 31, 1908)
(Mail to Hooker)
Como James W. Morris June 4, 1904

Page 410

Post Office First Postmaster Date of Appointment
Custer
(Name changed to Madison June 17, 1904)
Madison Norval W. Earl June 17, 1904
(Late Custer)
Keota Irene Brookhart July 18, 1904
(Name changed to Benola February 7, 1906)
Abe Viola J. Robertson July 21, 1904
(Discontinued October 16, 1907, effective November, 15, 1907)
(Mail to Balko)
Tapley Lessie S. Edwards July 21, 1904
Neff James M. Hicks August 8, 1904
Beatrice Loula B. Potter August 12, 1904
(Discontinued February 25, 1908, effective March 15, 1908)
(Mail to Liberal, Kansas)
Granada James A. Lancaster September 30, 1904
(Discontinued October 18, 1907, effective November 15, 1907)
(Mail to Balko)
Conquest Victoria H. Murray September 17, 1904
(Discontinued March 29, 1907, effective April 30, 1907)
(Mail to Madison)
(Rescinded April 8, 1907)
(Discontinued April 21, 1908, effective at once)
(Mail to Madison)
Marengo Martha M. Gillette October 18, 1904
(Discontinued April 16, 1908, effective May 15, 1908)
(Mail to Logan)
Minnelo Maraman Hester October 18, 1904
(Discontinued July 27, 1906, effective August 15, 1906)
(Mail to Conquest)
Dague Laura Adams December 27, 1904
Surprise Angus L. Griffith January 3, 1905
Iva Stella M. Lecrone February 25, 1905
(Discontinued October 9, 1907, effective October 31, 1907)
(Mail to Floris)
Copass James H. Copass April 22, 1905
(Discontinued September 28, 1906, effective October 15, 1906)
(Mail to Lorena)
Sunset John Cross April 22, 1905
Claraville Charlie F. Knickerbocker April 22, 1905
Lemon Jahew M. Stanley April 27, 1905
(Discontinued August 14, 1907, effective September 14, 1907))
(Mail to Hooker)
Wilkins Mrs. Mary A. Bingham May 19, 1905
Linkart John W. Duncan June 14, 1905
(Discontinued October 26, 1907, effective November 30, 1907)
(Mail to Fernwood)
Fernwood Mrs. Ida H. Mettler June 17, 1905
Postle Charles E. Agens July 6, 1905

Page 411

Post Office First Postmaster Date of Appointment
Mallory Festus C. Mallory July 15, 1905
(Discontinued December 9, 1907, effective December 31, 1907)
(Mail to Gray)
Knickerbocker William M. Guthrie July 22, 1905
(Discontinued January 23, 1907, effective February 15, 1907)
(Mail to Hooker)
Eula James A. White October 4, 1905
(Discontinued June 19, 1908, effective June 30, 1908)
(Mail to Guymon)
Golden Harrison Bradford December 21, 1905
(Discontinued August 17, 1908, effective September 15, 1908)
(Mail to Logan)
Gray Cora F. Gray January 13, 1906
Benola Irene Brookhart February 7, 1906
(Late Keota)
(Discontinued April 22, 1908, effective May 31, 1908)
(Mail to Mineral)
Cosmos Charles D. Stillman February 9, 1906
Eldridge Cora A. Eldridge February 15, 1906
(Discontinued December 9, 1907, effective December 31, 1907)
(Mail to Gray)
Rice Catherine L. Spradlin March 2, 1906
Bertrand Lena K. Durrett March 17, 1906
Ruskin Dee Spohn March 17, 1906
Falkey John Miller March 27, 1906
Keltner Claud Keltner April 4, 1906
Hedgeville James R. Willard May 5, 1906
(Discontinued February 1, 1907, effective February 28, 1907)
(Mail to Guymon)
Marella Davis B. Ingle May 12, 1906
Shelton Frank F. Burnside May 16, 1906
James Orthello N. James May 19, 1906
Sampsel Aaron D. Sampsel May 23, 1906
Griggs Fred R. Peters June 13, 1906
Carthage Henry E. Seward June 19, 1906
Webster Elmer Winslow June 19, 1906
(Declined)
(Order of establishment rescinded July 25, 1906)
Braden Homer A. Langley June 25, 1906
Gresham Thomas G. Clay July 7, 1906
Appleton Miles E. Dorman July 9, 1906
(Discontinued September 4, 1907, effective September 30, 1907)
(Mail to Healy)
Guy William A. Parker July 9, 1906
(Discontinued August 14, 1907, effective September 14, 1907)
(Mail to Rice)
Jurgenson George R. Parker August 4, 1906
(Name changed to Garlington February 14, 1908)

Page 412

Post Office First Postmaster Date of Appointment
Muriel George A. Seamon August 4, 1906
(Order rescinded January 31, 1907)
Pulis Joseph Pulis August 4, 1906
(Discontinued November 18, 1907, effective December 14, 1907)
(Mail to Ohuskey)
Tepee Glenn B. Horner August 16, 1906
Hitt Ernest B. Zugg August 16, 1906
(Discontinued March 5, 1907, effective March 30, 1907)
(Mail to Ruskin)
Dilya Gustavus F. Gallagher August 22, 1906
Dora Allen B. Culbertson October 3, 1906
(Discontinued May 24, 1907, effective June 16, 1907)
(Mail to Postle)
Kuhn John Boepple October 3, 1906
Willowbar Robert H. Wells October 5, 1906
Dee Ida A. McCoy October 15, 1906
Oshuskey Mrs. Maye Oshuskey October 15, 1906
Otex Miss Bettie Patterson October 15, 1906
(Discontinued July 9, 1907, effective July 31, 1907)
(Mail to Texhoma)
Ecter Isaac N. Farmer October 22, 1906
Camp Gabriel M. Townsend October 26, 1906
Varney Frank C. Erkel October 31, 1906
(Never in operation now known as Minnetonka, Cimarron County)
Myrna Martin J. Streeter December 7, 1906
(Discontinued December 12, 1907, effective December 31, 1907)
(Mail to Jurgenson)
Chauncey J. S. Hammond December 7, 1906
(Order rescinded April 22, 1907)
Cimarron Napoleon B. Fowler July 22, 1907
Hartford Elda Tichenor February 2, 1907
(Discontinued September 11, effective September 30, 1907 )
(Mail to Jurgenson)
Arrilla Julia A. Silsbee July 8, 1907
(Discontinued February 19, 1908, effective March 15, 1908)
(Mail to Grand Valley)
Elsie Guy Wanole July 23, 1907
(Discontinued June 19, 1908, effective June 30, 1907)
(Mail to Balko )
Fulton
(Discontinued December 9, 1907, effective December 31, 1907)
(Mail to Gray)

Page 413

OKLAHOMA
Blaine County

Post Office First Postmaster Date of Appointment
Cherryvale Robert N. Hopkins December 24, 1896
(Name changed to Southard September 6, 1905)
Macon Isaac Robinson January 5, 1897
(Discontinued May 16, 1899)
(Mail to Etna)
Etna William Black August 20, 1898
Centralia Mary O. Whitcomb December 24, 1898
(Order rescinded April 1, 1899)
Ninemile Charles W. Corpron March 6, 1899
(Discontinued December 20, 1899, effective December 30, 1899)
(Mail to Dyke) -
Greenfield Henry Greenfield January 31, 1900
(Order rescinded May 18, 1900)
Hopkins Grace J. Hopkins February 20, 1900
(Name changed to Carlton December 1, 1902)
Cainville William Cain August 1, 1900
(Name changed to Longdale November 28, 1903)
Seay
(Discontinued January 3, 1901, effective January 15, 1901)
(Mail to Stearns)
(Re-established October 15, 1901)
(Discontinued January 14, 1904, effective January 30, 1904)
(Mail to Okeene)
Forney Henry Forney June 4, 1901
(Discontinued July 7, 1903, effective July 14, 1903)
(Mail to Etna)
Curl Robert E. Twining June 4, 1901
(Now in Dewey County)
(Name changed to Harper October 25, 1901)
Ferguson Robert N. Hopkins August 21, 1901
Greenfield Thomas G. Curtner September 27, 1901
Hitchcock John W. Payne October 9, 1901
Oxley
(Discontinued October 11, 1901, effective October 31, 1901)
(Mail to Winnview)
Seay Enos C. Miles October 25, 1901
(Late Stearns, Kingfisher County) Bridgeport
(Now in Caddo County October 31, 1901)
Mulkin Lida Mulkin January 16, 1902
(Discontinued October 17, 1902, effective October 31, 1902)
(Mail to Bridgeport)
Thompson John F. Garrison January 23, 1902
(Changed into Caddo County October 3, 1903) Rockford
(Discontinued February 24, 1902, effective March 15, 1902)
(Mail to Ferguson)

Page 414

Post Office First Postmaster Date of Appointment
Max Huston C. Winchester March 25, 1902
(Discontinued October 8, 1904, effective October 31, 1904)
(Mail to Hatchett)
Catawba
(Discontinued July 16, 1902, effective July 31, 1902)
(Mail to Rockford)
Dillon Lewis A. Everhart July 26, 1902
Ethel Charles H. Moore August 29, 1902
(Discontinued August 15, 1907, effective September 14, 1907)
(Mail to Swan (Custer County)
Carlton James M. Haigler December 1, 1902
(Late Hopkins)
Hatchett William L. Hatchett May 2, 1903
(Discontinued December 4, 1906, effective January 2, 1907)
(Mail to Omega)
Craige
(Discontinued June 11, 1903, effective June 30, 1903)
(Mail to Okeene)
Fay
(Changed into Dewey County, October 3, 1903)
Longdale Robert L. Eaton November 28, 1903
(Late Cainville)
Emanuel Emanuel Newborn March 7, 1904
Dyke
(Discontinued September 6, 1904, effective September 15, 1904)
(Mail to Dillon)
Bickford Clifton A. Howell November 2, 1904
Winnview
(Mail to Hitchcock)
(Discontinued April 4, 1905, effective April 29, 1905)
Darrow Lola W. Pratt May 1, 1905
Rabbit Beaty B. Creamer May 18, 1905
(Order of establishment rescinded June 17, 1905)
Canton James M. Rogers May 19, 1905
Southard Emma L. Arndt September 6, 1905
(Late Cherryvale)
Cooper
(Discontinued January 5, 1906, effective January 31, 1906)
(Mail to Hitchcock)
Bond
(Discontinued May 4, 1906, effective May 31, 1906)
(Mail to Canton)
Manese
(Discontinued October 13, 1906, effective October 31, 1906)
(Mail to Fay)

Page 415

OKLAHOMA
Canadian County

Post Office First Postmaster Date of Appointment
Benville
(Discontinued December 29, 1896)
(Mail to Heaston)
Rock Island
(Discontinued July 21, 1898)
(Mail to Okarchee)
Northville
(Discontinued October 27, 1898)
(Mail to Geary)
Reno City
(Discontinued October 13, 1899, effective October 31, 1899)
(Mail to El Reno)
Enehoe
(Discontinued January 31, 1900, effective February 15, 1900)
(Mail to Nicely)
Cereal Charles O. Hardy April 5, 1900
Enehoe
(Re-established April 18, 1900)
(Discontinued March 29, 1904, effective April 14, 1904)
(Mail to Calumet)
Herron
(Discontinued July 10, 1900, effective July 31, 1900)
(Mail to Eda )
Racine
(Discontinued January 7, 1902, effective January 31, 1902)
(Mail to Mathewson)
Miller
(Changed into Oklahoma County January 18, 1902)
(Changed into Canadian County January 12, 1903)
(Discontinued February 24, 1904, effective March 15, 1904)
(Mail to Britton)
Canyon William N. Jackson February 6, 1902
(Discontinued July 20, 1903, effective September 15, 1903)
(Mail to Niles)
(Re-established October 24, 1903)
(Changed into Caddo County February 23, 1905)
Basque John S. Carey February 10, 1902
Marvel Claude W. Russell March 4, 1902
Niles William E. Niles August 25, 1902
Thurston
(Discontinued December 12, 1902, effective December 31, 1902)
(Mail to Mustang)
(Re-established May 2, 1903)
(Order rescinded October 20, 1903)

Page 416

Post Office First Postmaster Date of Appointment
Cameo
(Discontinued June 20, 1903, effective June 30, 1903)
(Mail to El Reno)
Ball
(Discontinued November 27, 1903, effective December 14, 1903)
(Mail to Cashion)
Piedmont John R. Coykendall December 26, 1903
Liberty
(Discontinued January 5, 1904, effective January 14, 1904)
(Mail to El Reno)
Eda
(Discontinued February 6, 1904, efrective February, 29, 1904)
(Mail to Piedmont)
Mathewson
(Discontinued February 9, 1904, effective February 29, 1904)
(Mail to Piedmont)
Richland Andrew J. Smith February 29, 1904
Tedda George H. Studebaker August 30, 1904
Nicely
(Discontinued October 28, 1904, effective November 15, 1904)
(Mail to Calumet)
Fort Reno
(Discontinued April 24, 1907, effective May 30, 1907)
(Mail to El Reno)
Heaston
(Discontinued May 18, 1907, effective June 15, 1907)
(Mail to El Reno)

OKLAHOMA
Cleveland County

Post Office First Postmaster Date of Appointment
Box George Box May 7, 1898
(Discontinued December 4, 1906, effective January 2, 1907)
(Mail to Lexington)
Berry Charles Ford December 10, 1898
(Changed to Morgan April 24, 1901)
Helsel Clara Dragoo January 24, 1900
Mardock Martha M. Brendle January 31, 1900
(Discontinued December 3, 1906, effective January 2, 1907)
(Mail to Norman)
Maguire Thomas H. Henderson May 29, 1900
(Discontinued December 3, 1906, effective January 2, 1907)
(Mail to Noble)
Colo William E. Craig September 10, 1900
(Discontinued March 22, 1906, effective April 14, 1906)
(Mail to Norman)

Page 417

Post Office First Postmaster of Appointment Date
Berry
(Changed to Morgan April 24, 1901)
Morgan Morgan G. Morgan April 24, 1901
(Late Berry)
Higbee James P. Corbett August 23, 1901
(Name changed to Corbett February 19, 1902)
Corbett James P. Corbett February 19, 1902
(Late Higbee)
(Discontinued December 3, 1906, effective January 2, 1907)
(Mail to Lexington)
Quincy
(Discontinued February 19, 1904, effective February 29, 1904)
(Mail to Mustang, Canadian County)
Pecan
(Discontinued May 6, 1905, effective May 31, 1905)
(Mail to Lexington)
Slusher
(Discontinued June 16, 1905, effective August 14, 1905)
(Mail to Newalla)
Linden
(Discontinued January 24, 1906, effective February 14, 1906)
(Mail to Newalla)
Stella
(Discontinued January 24, 1906, effective February 14, 1906)
(Mail to Newalla)
Denver
(Discontinued March 22, 1906, effective April 14, 1906)
(Mail to Norman)
Franklin
(Discontinued March 22, 1906, effective April 14. 1906)
(Mail to Norman)
Hico
(Discontinued March 22, 1906, effective April 14, 1906)
(Mail to Norman)
Case
(Discontinued June 29, 1906, effective July 31, 1906)
(Mail to Moore)
Hall
(Discontinued October 26, 1906, effective November 15, 1906)
(Mail to Noble)
Buckhead
(Discontinued November 20, 1906, effective November 30, 1906)
(Mail to Lexington)
Henderson
(Discontinued December 4, 1906, effective January 2, 1907)
(Mail to Ironsdale)

Page 418

Post Office First Postmaster Date of Appointment
Etowah
(Discontinued May 3, 1907, effective May 31, 1907)
(Mail to Noble)

OKLAHOMA
Dewey County (Formerly “D” County)

Post Office First Postmaster Date of Appointment
Hurley James A. Nickell April 1, 1898
(Discontinued October 24, 1906, effective November 15, 1906)
(Mail to Oakwood)
Galva Willison J. Lynes June 17, 1898
(Discontinued November 2, 1905, effective December 14, 1905)
(Mail to Fountain)
Trait John A. Mulkey June 18, 1898
Beement Sallie M. Ballard June 18, 1898
Stineton William B. Stine November 3, 1898
(Discontinued January 27, 1908, effective February 15, 1908)
(Mail to Putnam)
Cestos George F. White November 18, 1898
Exer Nancy E. Abercrombie December 3, 1898
(Discontinued March 16, 1901, effective March 30, 1901)
(Mail to Jacks)
Glenwood Joseph O. Doud January 18, 1899
(Discontinued August 13, 1907, effective August 31, 1907)
(Mail to Harper)
Ingleton Vesta A. Ingle January 31, 1899
(Discontinued July 10, 1905, effective July 31, 1905)
(Mail to Seiling)
Aledo Monroe Addington May 5, 1899
Oakwood Milton F. Mills June 15, 1899
Bloomfield John J. Henderson July 20, 1899
Oakley John A. Dillon October 9, 1899
Burmah Robert L. McCorkle October 11, 1899
Leedey Amos Leedy January 6, 1900
Ivy
(Discontinued January 31, 1900, effective February 15, 1900)
(Mail to Parkville)
Roseland William R. Houghland February 1, 1900
(Discontinued March 4, 1904, effective March 15, 1904)
(Mail to Ruth)
(Re-established March 16, 1904)
(Discontinued January 14, 1908, effective January 31, 1908)
(Mail to Putnam)
Vici Albert H. Vincent February 15, 1900
Deltis Hope Fulbright March 20, 1900
(Discontinued January 19, 1907, effective January 31, 1907)
(Mail to Camargo)

Page 419

Post Office First Postmaster Date of Appointment
Parkville
(Discontinued November 22, 1900, effective November 30, 1900)
(Mail to Oakley)
Sparta Ephraim S. Smith April 16, 1901
Pollan Joseph Z. Pollan June 8, 1901
(Discontinued September 11, 1903, effective September 30, 1903)
(Mail to Sparta)
(Re-established February 8, 1904)
Vassar Samuel B. Loughridge July 6, 1901
Munice Andrew W. Cagg August 3, 1901
(Discontinued August 20, 1905)
(Mail to Fountain)
(This order rescinded September 13, 1905)
(Discontinued August 2, 1906, effective August 31, 1906)
(Mail to Fountain)
(This order rescinded August 30, 1906)
Acquilla Henry B. McCulloch September 13, 1901
(Discontinued February 24, 1902, effective March 15, 1902)
(Mail to Cestos)
Harper Charles Sinnet October 25, 1901
(Late Curl, Blaine County)
Horn Davis Roll January 16, 1902
(Discontinued)
Webb Hugh V. Jobe April 17, 1902
Guy
(Discontinued December 2, 1902, effective December 31, 1902 )
(Mail to Munice)
Fonda James A. Benjamin March 5, 1903
Riley
(Discontinued April 13, 1903, effective April 30, 1903)
(Mail to Cestos)
Edsel Robert N. Hopkins August 26, 1903
(Discontinued December 10, 1903, effective December 31, 1903)
(Mail to Oakwood)
Fay Benjamin F. Goe October 3, 1903
(Late in Blaine County)
Strain Samuel C. Strain February 23, 1904
(Discontinued September 5, 1906, effective September 29, 1906)
(Mail to Vassar)
Auxier
(Discontinued March 31, 1904)
Gail John J. Martin May 25, 1904
(Discontinued May 23, 1905, effective June 15, 1905)
(Mail to Beement)
Ruth
(Discontinued July 13, 1904, effective July 30, 1904)
(Mail to Putnam)
Paul Loweranzy D. Jones July 18, 1904

Page 420

Post Office First Postmaster Date of Appointment
Raymond
(Discontinued June 16, 1905, effective August 14, 1905)
(Mail to Lenora)
Jacks
(Discontinued January 10, 1906, effective January 31, 1906)
(Mail to Fay)
Butte
(Discontinued January 10, 1906, effective January 31, 1906)
(Mail to Fay)

OKLAHOMA
Day County

Post Office First Postmaster Date of Appointment
Rome Morgan D. Smith May 5, 1899
Antelope Elijah H. Bryant June 15, 1899
(Discontinued March 2, 1908, effective March 31, 1908)
(Mail to Durham)
(Late Grangerville, Hemphill County, Texas)
Texmo James H. Parks June 20, 1890
Grow Charlie Dunagan May 22, 1900
Shirley Edward E. Shirley June 19, 1900
Hamburg David C. Woods August 28, 1900
Streeter Seymour W. Crosby September 15, 1900
Tackitt Lewis L. Tackitt September 15, 1900
(Discontinued March 11, 1901, effective at once)
(No papers)
Millsville Jennie Mills March 12, 1901
(Discontinued January 11, 1906, effective January 31, 1906)
(Mail to Texmo)
Craft Elzy Craft May 25, 1901
(Changed into Woodward County October 31, 1901)
Brantley William A. Burran May 25, 1901
Hodge O. M. Sneary June 4, 1901
Bridgewater Sarah L. Pitzer June 4, 1901
Goodwin Manetia E. Branham October 31, 1901
(Late in Woodward County)
Craft
(Re-established in Day County January 28, 1902)
(Late in Woodward County)
(Discontinued January 9, 1906, effective February 14, 1906)
(Mail to Arnett)
Angora Effie E. Wagner February 10, 1902
Kokomo Eliza M. Porter February 24, 1902
(Order rescinded September 27, 1902)
Littlerobe William F. Burnett March 24, 1902
Allmon William J. Thompson May 15, 1902
(Discontinued January 9, 1906, effective February 14, 1906)
(Mail to Arnett)
Durham Dora Morris May 15, 1902

Page 421

Post Office First Postmaster Date of Appointment
Arnett William G. Brown June 20, 1902
Reason Jesse D. Chandler July 26, 1902
Parkman Eliza Sober August 29, 1902
Crawford Edward D. Allen September 12, 1902
Providence Lewis E. Gower May 15, 1903
(Discontinued January 22, 1907, effective February 15, 1907)
(Mail to Parkman)
Lonebell Ambrose M. Brown May 15, 1903
Downey James M. Downey July 14, 1903
Lily James D. Graham July 14, 1903
(Discontinued January 9, 1906, effective February 14, 1906)
(Mail to Arnett)
Roll Ada Perkins December 9, 1903
Balmat George H. Herzog February 15, 1904
(Discontinued September 8, 1905, effective September 30, 1905)
(Mail to Delena, Woodward County)
Loewen Jacob J. Loewen May 6, 1904
(Discontinued September 19, 1905, effective October 14, 1905)
(Mail to Shattuck)
Cuthbert William W. Leach June 7, 1904
(Discontinued July 11, 1907, effective July 31, 1907)
(Mail to Durham)
Creston Lizzie Millard July 18, 1904
(Discontinued July 11, 1907, effective July 31, 1907)
(Mail to Durham)
Clifford Sarah L. Hensley July 18, 1904
Dudley Jesse L. Colman October 31, 1904
(Discontinued July 9, 1907, effective July 31, 1907)
(Mail to Texmo)
Pinkston Edward Hall October 31, 1904
(Discontinued January 27, 1908, effective February 15, 1908)
(Mail to Grand)
Vernon Anna L. Adams December 5, 1904
(Discontinued March 6, 1908, effective March 30, 1908)
(Mail to Durham)
Melrose William H. Prine April 5, 1905
(Order of establishment rescinded July 11, 1905)
Anita Jesse E. Neher May 9, 1905
(Discontinued January 9, 1906, effective February 14, 1906)
(Mail to Arnett)
Ugo Flossie F. Lawhon August 5, 1905
(Discontinued November 1, 1906, effective November 15, 1906)
(Mail to Arnett)
Milan James B. Ezell September 19, 1905
(Discontinued October 25, 1906, effective November 15, 1906)
(Mail to Grand)
Peck Albert C. Willert February 15, 1906

Page 422

Post Office First Postmaster Date of Appointment
Weeks John Weeks January 13, 1906
Progress Albert J. Key April 4, 1906
(Discontinued July 9, 1907, effective July 31, 1907)
(Mail to Texmo)
Harmon Charles E. Castiller April 4, 1906
(Discontinued September 12, 1906, effective September 29, 1906)
(Mail to Parkman)

OKLAHOMA
Custer County (Formerly “G” County)

Post Office First Postmaster Date of Appointment
Lonestar James R. Grigg July 10, 1895
(Discontinued December 1, 1903, effective December 14, 1903)
(Order rescinded December 9, 1903)
(Discontinued June 14, 1904, effective June 30, 1904)
(Mail to Parker)
Auxier Samuel M. Auxier October 16, 1896
(Now in Washita County)
Lawter Henry A. Lawter February 2, 1897
(Discontinued July 6, 1899)
(Mail to Weatherford)
Butler James E. Hatcher June 2, 1898
Dewey John W. Rice August 10, 1898
(Changed to Weatherford October 28, 1898)
Weatherford
(Discontinued September 26, 1898)
(Mail to Dewey)
Weatherford John W. Rice October 28, 1898
(Late Dewey)
Hobson Blanche Turner December 15, 1898
(Discontinued March 14, 1904, effective March 31, 1904)
(Mail to Arapahoe)
Leota George H. Noble December 15, 1898
(Discontinued January 19, 1905, effective February 15, 1905)
(Mail to Thomas)
(Order rescinded February 9, 1905)
(Discontinued May 24, 1905, effective June 15, 1905)
(Mail to Thomas)
Pirlee Elizabeth B. Young April 6, 1899
(Discontinued September 14, 1904, effective September 30, 1904)
(Mail to Busch, Roger Mills County)
Taylor
(Discontinued May 4, 1899)
(Mail to Weatherford)
Veak Charles A. Veak May 14, 1900
Bellview Otto F. Blunck June 12, 1900
(Discontinued July 25, 1905, effective July 30, 1905)
(Mail to Indianapolis)

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Post Office First Postmaster Date of Appointment
Carpenter John A. Hart March 19, 1901
(Late in Roger Mills County)
Parker James M. Gilbreath April 24, 1901
(Discontinued March 24, 1906, effective April 30, 1906)
(Mail to Clinton)
Quartermaster Sarah E. Chaffin September 13, 1901
(Discontinued September 12, 1905, effective October 14, 1905)
(Mail to Hammon)
Indianapolis Henrietta Jones February 7, 1902
Hampton Henry A. Lawter February 18, 1902
(Discontinued June 24, 1904, effective July 14, 1904)
(Mail to Weatherford)
Golden Mary A. Yerian March 4, 1902
(Discontinued August 29, 1903, effective September 15, 1903)
(Mail to Fay)
Belle Ida Woods March 4, 1902
(Discontinued November 27, 1906, effective January 2, 1907)
(Mail to Colonel)
Colter Joseph I. Brothers March 25, 1902
(Discontinued July 13, 1905, effective August 14, 1905)
(Mail to Canute, Washita County)
Swan Minnie Cagg June 23, 1902
Colonel Colonel D. Garvin August 7, 1902
(Discontinued July 11, 1907, effective July 31, 1907)
(Mail to Texmo)
Cora
(Discontinued April 17, 1903, effective May 15, 1903)
(Mail to Thomas)
Anthon Albert D. Valentine May 15, 1903
Clinton Frank H. McCormick May 22, 1903
Rogers
(Discontinued June 2, 1903, effective June 15, 1903)
(Mail to Thomas)
Claude
(Discontinued January 23, 1904, effective January 30, 1904)
(Mail to Graves)
Graves
(Changed to Custer September 28, 1904)
Custer Phillip Graves September 28, 1904
(Late Graves)
Sevenoaks
(Discontinued October 14, 1904, effective October 31, 1904)
(Mail to Thomas)
Rathbone
(Discontinued December 2, 1904, effective December 31, 1904)
(Mail to Foss)

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Post Office First Postmaster Date of Appointment
Samsville
(Discontinued December 21, 1905, effective January 15, 1906)
(Mail to Butler)
Edwardsville
(Discontinued July 16, 1906, effective August 15, 1906)
(Mail to Canute, Washita County)

OKLAHOMA
Garfield County

Post Office First Postmaster Date of Appointment
Concord
(Changed into Wood County November 27, 1895)
Beardie John W. Beard November 20, 1896
(Discontinued April 25, 1898)
(Mail to Luella)
Jetmore Nelson L. Huling November 27, 1896
(Discontinued June 26, 1900, effective June 30, 1900)
(Mail to Carrie)
Delnorte William D. Kelley December 14, 1896
(Discontinued September 25, 1901, effective October 15, 1901)
(Mail to Drummond)
Zangwill Doy G. Anderson January 28, 1897
(Discontinued May 11, 1905, effective May 31, 1905)
(Mail to Bison)
Carrier Solomon S. Carrier May 22, 1897
Elgin
(Discontinued September 30, 1897)
(Mail to Potter)
Spencer Benjamin F. Lilly November 11, 1897
(Discontinued July 30, 1901, effective August 15, 1901)
(Mail to Wilcox)
Canton Delbert Karns November 30, 1897
(Discontinued March 14, 1900, effective March 31, 1900)
(Mail to Cropper)
Fannie
(Discontinued March 9, 1898)
(Mail to Garber)
Zybra John A. Anderson April 23, 1898
(Discontinued August 22, 1903, effective August 31, 1903)
(Mail to Waukomis)
Edgewood Joseph Knoffloch June 21, 1898
(Discontinued October 30, 1906, effective November 15, 1906)
(Mail to Hunter)
Buckles William H. Tripp September 14, 1898
(Discontinued February 11, 1901, effective February 28, 1901)
(Mail to Hunter)

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Post Office First Postmaster Date of Appointment
Stacy Jared B. Morgan January 9, 1899
(Discontinued November 1, 1901, effective November 15, 1901)
(Mail to Garber)
Goff George Snyder July 5, 1899
(Name changed to Hayward May 12, 1903)
Relief John L. Rainey July 11, 1899
(Discontinued March 5, 1900, effective March 15, 1900)
(Mail to Cropper)
Barr Fred Barr September 1, 1899
(Discontinued October 29, 1906, effective November 15, 1906)
(Mail to Bison)
Sibley
(Discontinued December 9, 1899)
(Mail to Highland)
Jennie
(Name changed to Cropper January 12, 1900)
Cropper Richard A. Kent January 12, 1900
(Late Jennie)
(Discontinued December 20, 1907, effective January 15, 1908)
(Mail to Breckenridge)
Hillsdale Michael Lutz March 2, 1900
(Name changed to Coldwater July 8, 1905)
Hunter William L. Chambers January 10, 1901
Lahoma Leonard J. Thompson May 8, 1901
(Late in Woods County)
Breckenridge Richard A. Kent June 15, 1901
(Name changed to Breckinridge August 14, 1901)
Drummond Rodman F. Bennett July 17, 1901
Breckinridge Richard A. Kent August 14, 1901
(Late Breckenridge)
Bison Jesse O. Scritchfield August 31, 1901
Bloomer
(Discontinued October 11, 1901, effective October 31, 1901)
(Mail to Garber)
Pana
(Discontinued February 19, 1902, effective March 15, 1902)
(Mail to Hunter)
Gladie George Ellis March 24, 1902
(Discontinued June 24, 1904, effective July 14, 1904)
(Mail to Garber)
Tripp John Boepple July 1, 1902
(Name changed to Covington February 24, 1903)
White
(Discontinued December 19, 1902, effective January 15, 1903)
(Mail to Cropper)
Luella
(Name changed to Fairmont December 24, 1902)
Fairmont Fannie D. Smith December 24, 1902
(Late Luella)
Covington John Boepple February 24, 1903
(Late Tripp)

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Post Office First Postmaster Date of Appointment
Onyx
(Name changed to Douglas February 25, 1903)
Douglas Serena M. Gage February 25, 1903
(Late Onyx)
Glenella
(Discontinued August 22, 1903, effective August 31, 1903)
(Mail to Enid)
Wilcox
(Discontinued August 22, 1903, effective August 31, 1903)
(Mail to Enid)
Skelleton
(Discontinued September 18, 1903, effective September 30, 1903)
(Mail to Waukomis)
(Order rescinded September 29, 1903)
(Discontinued May 24, 1904, effective June 14, 1904)
(Mail to Fairmont)
Shaner
(Discontinued March 2, 1904, effective March 15, 1904)
(Mail to Marshall)
Potter
(Discontinued June 1, 1904, effective June 15, 1904)
(Mail to Orlando)
Coldwater
(Discontinued April 25, 1905, effective May 15, 1905)
(Mail to Hillsdale)
Wildwood
(Discontinued May 13, 1905, effective May 31, 1905)
(Mail to Ames)
Coldwater Charles L. Leicht July 8, 1905
(Late Hillsdale)
Dilley
(Discontinued October 26, 1905, effective November 15, 1905)
(Mail to Hayward)
Imo
(Discontinued January 11, 1906, effective January 31, 1906)
(Mail to Enid)
Highland
(Discontinued March 9, 1906, effective April 2, 1906)
(Mail to Hunter)

OKLAHOMA
Grant County

Post Office First Postmaster Date of Appointment
Clare Alexander Kelly November 12, 1896
(Discontinued June 7, 1904, effective June 30, 1904)
(Mail to Warden)

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Post Office First Postmaster
Manchester John M. Simmons January 25, 1897
Clyde Joseph Wilson October 14, 1897
Numa George A. Risen April 20, 1898
Belleville
(Discontinued October 27, 1898)
(Mail to Wakita)
Orie
(Changed to Deer Creek February 27, 1899)
Deer Creek Harrison Hubbart February 27, 1899
(Late Orie)
Osborne
(Now in Kay County June 5, 1900)
Honeyville
(Discontinued August 1, 1900, effective August 15, 1900)
(Mail to Clyde)
Prairie
(Discontinued April 8, 1901, effective April 30, 1901)
(Mail to Hillsdale)
Gilbert Charles M. Owen November 5, 1901
(Discontihued February 19, 1904, effective February 29, 1904)
(Mail to Jefferson)
Elmpark
(Name changed to Saltfork February 4, 1902)
Saltfork Elmer Smith February 4, 1902
(Late Elmpark)
Mule Creek Elizabeth A. Maddux
Newhope Ernest Howard August 4, 1903
(Discontinued August 5, 1904, effective August 13, 1904)
(Mail to Manchester)
Cruce Marshall McNamar December 19, 1903
(Discontinued April 30, 1904, effective May 14, 1904)
(Mail to Bluff City, Kansas)
Dayton
(Discontinued February 24, 1904, effective March 15, 1904)
(Mail to Saltfork)
Moran
(Discontinued April 30, 1904, effective May 14, 1904)
(Mail to Hawley)
Lyle
(Discontinued March 9, 1907, effective March 30, 1907)
(Mail to Clyde)
Hawley
(Discontinued January 17, 1908, effective January 31, 1908)
(Mail to Florence)

OKLAHOMA
Greer County

Post Office First Postmaster Date of Appointment
Greer J. L. Brown February 15, 1895

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Post Office First Postmaster Date of Appointment
Frazer
(Discontinued December 31, 1895)
Coralea
(Discontinued February 11, 1897)
(Mail to Duke)
(Re-established March 1, 1899)
(Discontinued March 9, 1907, effective March 30, 1907)
(Mail to Russell)
Carmel Martha M. White February 5, 1898
Plainview Virgia Ward February 5, 1898
(Discontinued December 2, 1898, effective at once; no papers)
(Re-established February 19, 1901)
(Discontinued April 30, 1902, effective May 15, 1902)
(Mail to Mangum)
Salton Lee J. Chaney July 12, 1898
Bettina Bettie Price May 16, 1899
Willow William O’Connell October 17, 1899
Marie Jeff J. Salter October 26, 1899
Teacross Alexander B. Lankford November 29, 1899
Granite Alfred H. Olds December 6, 1899
Wilmoth Emma C. Taylor January 12, 1900
Dock Robert V. Hand January 31, 1900
(Discontinued January 22, 1902, effective February 15, 1902)
(Mail to Dennis)
Dennis Eusebiens S. Burton February 8, 1900
(Name changed to Erick November 16, 1901)
Redriver C. T. Cannon February 20, 1900
(Order rescinded August 8, 1900)
Crista William W. Crista April 5, 1900
(Discontinued October 22, 1902, effective October 31, 1902)
(Mail to Olustee)
Dabney John A. Akens May 19, 1900
(Discontinued March 6, 1902, effective March 31, 1902)
(Mail to Erick)
Prospect Robert P. Tyler June 6, 1900
(Discontinued February 28, 1906, effective March 31, 1906)
(Mail to Eldorado)
Kelly Robert A. Moran June 12, 1900
Ralph T. N. Wilmore June 12, 1900
Quartz
(Discontinued July 10, 1900, effective July 31, 1900)
(Mail to Granite)
Mount Walsh
(Discontinued August 17, 1900, effective August 31, 1900)
(Mail to Granite)
Willowvale
(Discontinued November 19, 1900, effective November 30, 1900)
(Mail to Oustee)

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Post Office First Postmaster Date of Appointment
Dee James C. Graves December 5, 1900
(Discontinued May 13, 1903, efective May 30, 1903)
(Mail to Texola)
Mesquite William H. Peaden January 14, 1901
(Discontinued June 16, 1905, effective July 14, 1905)
(Mail to Eldorado)
Russell Clem Mobley Jones January 29, 1901
Blake William David Lee February 13, 1901
Purvis Charles C. Wright April 26, 1901
(Discontinued February 6, 1903, effective February 14, 1903)
(Mail to Prospect)
Era Mary J. Stockbridge April 26, 1901
(Name changed to Cieta February 20, 1904)
Aaron
(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)
Bonnie Robert W. Hunter May 3, 1901
(Discontinued May 8, 1902, effective May 31, 1902)
(Mail to Yeldell)
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)
Madden Luxie L. Gates June 17, 1901
(Discontinued August 16, 1902, effective August 20, 1902)
(Mail to Hess)
Odema Leander H. Criswell June 18, 1901
(Discontinued May 2, 1906, effective May 14, 1906)
(Mail to Eldorado)
Rue Berry E. Owens June 18, 1901
(Discontinued January 14, 1902, effective at once; no papers)
McKnight Francis A. Chappell June 27, 1901
Altus
(Changed to Leger July 10, 1901)
Leger Sherod Heatley July 10, 1901
(Late Altus)
(Name changed to Altus May 14, 1904)
True Edward F. Davis August 2, 1901
(Discontinued May 6, 1905, effective May 31, 1905)
(Mail to McKnight)
Dot
(Changed to Blair August 26, 1901)
Blair Benjamin B. Zenn August 26, 1901
(Late Dot)

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Post Office First Postmaster Date of Appointment
Hollie M. E. Jones October 31, 1901
Erick George W. McGraw November 16, 1901
(Late Dennis)
Texola Reuben H. Grimes December 12, 1901
Loneoak Stephen O. Frazier February 6, 1902
Elmer Benjamin F. Flowers February 18, 1902
Ladessa Richard P. Wright March 4, 1902
Sandy John C. King April 12, 1902
(Order rescinded October 9, 1902)
Headrick Zachariah H. Peter April 21, 1902
Francis
(Name changed to Trotter April 25, 1902)
Trotter David C. Young April 25, 1902
(Late Francis)
(Name changed to Vinson August 20, 1903)
Shrewder Riley D. Curnutt May 12, 1902
Ricks John H. Ricks May 27, 1902
(Discontinued December 2, 1904, effective December 31, 1904)
(Mail to Warren)
Border George W. Bain May 27, 1902
Arbor John P. Montgomery December 23, 1902
(Discontinued March 9, 1906, effective April 2, 1906)
(Mail to Jester)
Carl Walter H. Armstrong December 29, 1902
Witt
(Discontinued February 10, 1903, effective February 28, 1903)
(Mail to Hollis)
Halsmith Weight Worrell March 5, 1903
(Discontinued November 17, 1905, effective February 28, 1905)
(Mail to Hollis)
Alfalfa Modenia Cowan May 9, 1903
(Discontinued February 7, 1905, effective February 28, 1905)
(Mail to Altus)
Jay John T. Craig August 7, 1903
(Discontinued February 17, 1905, effective March 15, 1905)
(Mail to Duke)
Vinson John W. Brookman August 20, 1903
(Late Trotter)
Louis
(Discontinued September 29, 1903, effective October 14, 1903)
(Mail to Lincoln)
(Re-established June 17, 1905)
Roark
(Discontinued December 24, 1904, effective January 14, 1905)
(Mail to Reed)
Creta Joseph M. Stockbridge February 20, 1904
(Late Era)
(Discontinued October 11, 1904, effective October 31, 1904 )
(Mail to Olustee)

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Post Office First Postmaster Date of Appointment
Hight Thomas A. Hight March 2, 1904
(Discontinued August 2, 1906, effective August 31, 1906)
(Mail to Blake)
Altus J. Ed. Pan Matre May 14, 1904
(Late Leger)
Barkis Carrie A. Copeland June 7, 1904
(Discontinued February 5, 1908, effective February 29, 1908)
(Mail to Jester)
Yeldell
(Discontinued November 30, 1904, effective December 31, 1904)
(Mail to Hess)
Metcalf Hugh Metcalf February 20, 1905
Sandy Manerva C. McDowell March 8, 1905
Navajoe
(Discontinued April 8, 1905, effective May 15, 1905)
(Mail to Headrick)
Emma Thomas H. Long April 14, 1905
Athens Edman G. Wooldridge May 17, 1905
(Discontinued August 10, 1906, effective August 31, 1906)
(Mail to Reed)
Dunbar
(Discontinued May 24, 1905, effective June 15, 1905)
(Mail to Altus)
Anga Edna P. E. Green June 7, 1905
(Discontinued August 10, 1906, effective August 31, 1906)
(Mail to Reed)
Otis Anderson M. Clark June 7, 1905
(Discontinued November 17, 1905, effective December 15, 1905)
(Mail to Lincoln)
Lock
(Discontinued December 14, 1905, effective January 15, 1906)
(Mail to Altus)
Lincoln
(Discontinued February 9, 1906, effective February 28, 1906)
(Mail to Louis)
Koreb
(Discontinued May 9, 1906, effective May 31, 1906)
(Mail to Mangum)
Victory
(Discontinued October 11, 1906, effective October 31, 1906)
(Mail to Olustee)

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KANSAS NATION
Indian Territory

(Kansas Nation is now a part of Kay County. Act of Congress April, 1904)

Post Office First Postmaster Date of Appointment
Kaw Agency
(Discontinued September 29, 1902, effective October 15, 1902)
(Mail to Kaw, Kay County, Oklahoma)
Washungo Henry S. Davenport November 15, 1902
(Now in Kay County)

OKLAHOMA
Kay County

Post Office First Postmaster Date of Appointment
Piokee Edward A. Hildebrand September 13, 1897
(Discontinued October 13, 1902, effective October 31, 1902)
(Mail to Kildare)
Kay Center Levi Hornor October 9, 1897
(Discontinued June 1, 1898)
(Mail to Kildare)
Braman Jerry Crowley April 11, 1898
Vilott
(Changed to Nardin April 12, 1898)
Nardin Daniel E. Mahoffey April 12, 1898
(Late Vilott)
Rock Falls
(Discontinued June 25, 1898)
(Mail to Braman)
New Ponca
(Changed to Ponca July 7, 1898)
Ponca Elbert W. Hoyt July 7, 1898
(Late New Ponca)
Owens Charles O. Howe December 8, 1898
(Discontinued August 12, 1901, effective August 31, 1901)
(Mail to Polk)
(Re-established September 6, 1901)
Bain Richard F. Burnett May 16, 1899
(Discontinued March 24, 1902, effective April 30, 1902)
(Mail to Longwood)
Whiteagle
(Now in Noble County, May 26, 1899)
Peckham William Leonard July 15, 1899
Chilocco Helen S. Goodman September 6, 1899
Osborne Charles A. Spencer June 5, 1900
(Late in Grant County)
(Changed to Eddy January 3, 1901)
Gray David A. McHugh June 29, 1900
(Changed to Middleton July 30, 1900)
Middleton David A. McHugh July 30, 1900
(Late Gray)
(Discontinued January 17, 1908, effective January 31, 1908)
(Mail to Newkirk)

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Post Office First Postmaster Date of Appointment
Eddy Charles A. Spencer January 3, 1901
(Late Osborne)
Sumpter John R. Sumpter March 23, 1901
(Discontinued January 30, 1908, effective February 29, 1908)
(Mail to Braman)
Albert
(Discontinued June 13, 1901, effective June 29, 1901)
(Mail to Gulley)
Guiley
(Discontinued February 13, 1902, effeective February 28, 1902)
(Mail to Eddy)
Retta Josiah Bean April 3, 1902
(Discontinued January 23, 1908, effective February 15, 1908)
(Mail to Blackwell)
Kaw William J. Krebs September 12, 1902
Longwood
(Discontinued September 29, 1902, effective October 15, 1902)
(Mail to Kaw)
Piercton
(Changed to Autwine March 5, 1903)
Autwine William H. Osborn March 5, 1903
(Late Pierceton)
Whiteagle Richard S. Steele March 5, 1903
(Discontinued September 26, 1907, effective October 15, 1907)
(Late in Noble County)
Lillivale
(Discontinued April 13, 1903, effective April 30, 1903)
(Mail to Braman)
Cross
(Discontinued June 8, 1903, effective June 30, 1903)
(Mail to Ponca)
Vernon
(Discontinued July 28, 1903, effective August 15, 1903)
(Mail to Peckham)
Batchelder
(Discontinued October 24, 1903, effective October 31, 1903)
(Mail to Ponca)
Polk
(Discontinued September 30, 1904, effective October 15, 1904)
(Mail to Tonkawa)
Hardy Harvey D. Towner February 24, 1906
Washungo
(Changed to Washanga September 25, 1906)
(Late in Kansas Nation)
Washanga Bernard W. Frost September 25, 1906
(Late Washungo)

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Post Office First Postmaster Date of Appointment
Wilber
(Discontinued November 16, 1908, effective November 30, 1908)
(Mail to Peckham)

OKLAHOMA
Kingfisher County

Post Office First Postmaster Date of Appointment
Ortley
(Discontinued April 8, 1896)
(Mail to Lacey)
Otter
(Discontinued July 19, 1899, effective July 31, 1899)
(Mail to Alpha)
Downs
(Name changed to Cashion May 14, 1900)
Cashion David F. Smith May 14, 1900
(Late Downs)
Reeding March A. Reed August 27, 1900
Oneida
(Discontinued February 4, 1901, effective February 14, 1901)
(Mail to Kiel)
Omer
(Discontinued June 25, 1901, effective July 15, 1901)
(Mail to Ball, Canadian County)
Stearns
(Name changed to Seay, Blaine County, October 25, 1901)
Paris
(Discontinued December 12, 1901, effective December 31, 1901)
(Mail to Dover)
Excelsior
(Discontinued May 21, 1902, effective June 30, 1902)
(Mail to Dover)
Nagle
(Discontinued August 15, 1903, effective August 31, 1903)
(Mail to Reeding)
Huntville
(Discontinued September 8, 1903, effective September 30, 1903)
(Mail to Kingfisher)
Alpha
(Discontinued November 27, 1903, effective December 14, 1903)
(Mail to Kingfisher)
Parvin
(Discontinued March 2, 1904, effective March 15, 1904)
(Mail to Okeene)

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Post Office First Postmaster
Wandel
(Discontinued March 2, 1904, effective March 15, 1904)
(Mail to Kingfisher)
Nesbitt
(Discontinued May 5, 1904, effective May 14, 1904)
(Mail to Dover)
Sheridan
(Discontinued June 1, 1904, effective June 30, 1904)
(Mail to Hennessey)
Myrtle
(Discontinued July 29, 1904, effective August 13, 1904)
(Mail to Hennessey)
Cato
(Discontinued May 16, 1905, effective June 15, 1906)
(Mail to Hennessey)
Altona
(Discontinued December 21, 1905, effective January 31, 1906)
(Mail to Omega)
Zion
1906)
(Mail to Crescent)

KIOWA AND COMANCHE NATIONS
Indian Territory

(This nation abolished)

Post Office First Postmaster Date of Appointment
Verden Henry H. Huston May 5, 1899
(Discontinued March 5, 1900, effective March 15, 1900)
(Mail to Anadarko)
Hardin Florence J. Kinman June 14, 1900
(Late in Washita County)
(Name changed to Speed February 20, 1901)
Lone Wolf Samuel E. Dewees January 29, 1901
(Now in Kiowa County July 10, 1901)
Speed William J. Ryan February 20, 1901
(Late Hardin)
(Changed to Hobart July 9, 1901)
Wildman Sylvester A. Shaul May 3, 1901
(Now in Kiowa County)
(Postal Bulletin July 10, 1901)
Hobart Willie M. English July 9, 1901
(Late Speed)
(Now in Comanche County July 10, 1901)
Anadarko
(Now in Caddo County July 10, 1901)
Fort Hill (Fort Sill?)
(Now in Comanche County, July 10, 1901)

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OKLAHOMA
Lincoln County

Post Office First Postmaster Date of Appointment
Guild Robert H. Hunter December 14, 1896
Name changed to Willzetta July 2, 1904)
Lambdin John M. Boyles December 21, 1896
(Discontinued June 29, 1904, effective July 15, 1904)
(Mail to Prague)
Wright William Morgan January 12, 1897
(Discontinued October 3, 1904, effective October 15, 1904)
(Mail to Merrick)
Wellston H. R. Williams June 15, 1897
Clematis William A. Hogan June 18, 1898
(Discontinued December 10, 1904, effective January 14, 1905)
(Mail to Chandler)
Handley John A. Handley December 15, 1898
(Discontinued February 19, 1906, effective March 14, 1906)
(Mail to Chandler)
Ingram
(Discontinued December 16, 1898)
(Mail to Wellston)
Lilly
(Discontinued December 16, 1898)
(Mail to Davenport)
Manila Alice L. Farr December 24, 1898
(Discontinued December 6, 1902, effective December 31, 1902)
(Mall to Arlington)
Fouts
(Changed to Tryon March 15, 1899)
Tryon Marshal G. Bradbury May 5, 1899
(Late Fouts)
(Discontinued October 14, 1904, effective October 31, 1904)
(Mail to Chandler)
Mallon Emma Langley November 29, 1899
(Discontinued May 18, 1900, effective May 31, 1900)
(Mail to Stroud)
Harvey
(Discontinued May 15, 1900, effective May 31, 1900)
(Mail to Baker)
Law
(Discontinued May 19, 1900, effective May 31, 1900)
(Mail to Baker)
Ellis Ellen Griffin September 10, 1900
(Name changed to Midlothian September 23, 1904)
Dent Frank R. Vlasak January 28, 1901
(Discontinued August 14, 1902, effective August 30, 1902)
(Mail to Lambdin)
(Late in Pottawatomie County)

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Post Office First Postmaster Date of Appointment
Yant Mary T. Stephens March 12, 1901
(Discontinued February 18, 1904, effective February 29, 1904)
(Mail to McLoud)
Midlothian William W. Deen June 8, 1901
(Discontinued August 25, 1902, effective September 15, 1902)
(Mail to Ellis)
(Re-established September 23, 1904)
(Late Ellis)
Riddle Sarah J. Cook October 23, 1901
(Discontinued July 24, 1903, effective August 15, 1903)
(Mail to Clifton)
Barta Lewis C. Alexander November 7, 1901
(Discontinued August 14, 1902, effective August 30, 1902)
(Mail to Lambdin)
Winn John C. Winn February 5, 1902
(Discontinued February 3, 1904, effective February 13, 1904)
(Mail to McLoud)
Nora
(Discontinued August 12, 1902, effective August 30, 1902)
(Mail to Tyron)
Elba
(Discontinued August 7, 1902, effective August 30, 1902)
(Mail to Baker)
Prague David Barret August 12, 1902
Exline Worley R. Bailey August 29, 1902
Sparks Elvarado Tansel August 30, 1902
Avery Francis M. Rice September 16, 1902
Avondale Joseph C. Pringey October 13, 1902
(Name changed to Kendrick January 21, 1903)
Agra Isaac C. Pierce December 20, 1902
Kendrick Joseph C. Pringey January 21, 1903
(Late Avondale)
Flynn
(Discontinued March 5, 1903, effective March 31, 1903)
(Mail to Arga)
Clifton
(Changed to Meeker May 29, 1903)
Meeker William A. Scott May 29, 1903
(Late Clifton)
Parnell
(Changed to Payson August 22, 1903)
Payson Fatea N. Brunt August 22, 1903
(Late Parnell)
Merrick Edward G. Haver October 23, 1903
Chuckaho Cicero Niccum December 5, 1903
Ida
(Discontinued June 16, 1904, effective July 1, 1904)
(Mail to Chandler)
Speer
(Name changed to Lowe December 15, 1903)

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Post Office First Postmaster Date of Appointment
Ida
(Discontinued February 27, 1904, effective March 15, 1904)
(Mail to Chandler)
Anvil
(Discontinued March 4, 1904, effective March 15, 1904)
(Mail to Payson)
Baker
(Discontinued April 13, 1904, effective April 30, 1904)
(Mail to Stroud)
Willzetta Daniel Kinsey July 2, 1904
(Late Guild)
Lydia
(Discontinued July 29, 1904, effective August 13, 1904)
(Mail to Sparks)
Lewiston
(Discontinued November 30, 1904, effective December 31, 1904)
(Mail to McLoud)
Hilton
(Discontinued December 3, 1904, effective December 31, 1904)
(Mail to Wellston)
Mitchell
(Discontinued January 12, 1905, effective February 15, 1906)
(Mail to Merrick)
Arlington
(Discontinued June 29, 1906, effective July 31, 1906)
(Mail to Prague)
Rossville
(Discontinued January 23, 1907, effective February 15, 1907)
(Mail to Wellston)
Partridge
(Discontinued June 30, 1908, effective July 31, 1908)
(Mail to Wellston)

OKLAHOMA
Logan County

Post Office First Postmaster Date of Appointment
Dodsworth
(Discontinued October 31, 1896)
(Mail to Meridian)
Laiorie George E. Mundy July 7, 1897
(Discontinued October 5, 1900, effective October 15, 1900)
(Mail to Guthrie)
Evansville Leon M. Gilbert July 21, 1897
(Discontinued July 3, 1906, effective July 31, 1906)
(Mail to Meridian)
Shiloh Donald Campbell May 5, 1899

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Post Office First Postmaster Date of Appointment
Perth William Denny May 22, 1899
(Name changed to Lovell February 12, 1906)
Anna John Y. Johnson January 24, 1900
(Name changed to Pleasant Valley February 29, 1904)
(Discontinued January 31, 1908, effective February 28, 1908)
(Mail Navina)
Goodnight Alice C. Morrison February 23, 1900
Coyle Harry Gephart May 5, 1900
Vittum George R. Partridge July 29, 1900
(Discontinued August 19, 1901, effective September 30, 1901)
(Mail to Guthrie)
Bowman
(Discontinued August 30, 1900, effective September 15, 1900)
(Mail to Standard)
Cedar
(Discontinued September 15, 1900)
Navina John Berg October 2, 1900
Burwick
(Discontinued November 28, 1900, effective December 15, 1900)
(Mail to Guthrie)
Lima
(Discontinued June 25, 1901, effective July 15, 1901)
(Mail to Acton)
West
(Discontinued August 13, 1902, effective August 30, 1902)
(Mail to Navina)
Springvale
(Discontinued April 21, 1903, effective April 30, 1903)
(Mail to Enfield)
Lockridge William P. Adams November 7, 1903
Acton
(Discontinued December 1, 1903, effective December 14, 1903)
(Mail to Guthrie)
McKinley
(Discontinued January 25, 1904, effective February 15, 1904)
(Mail to Shiloh)
Pleasant Valley Charles M. Howland February 29, 1904
(Late Anna)
Standard
(Discontinued March 5, 1904, effective March 31, 1904)
(Mail to Crescent)
Garden
(Discontinued November 20, 1905, effective December 15, 1905)
(Mail to Luther, Oklahoma County)
Tohee
(Discontinued December 27, 1905, effective January 31, 1906)

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Post Office First Postmaster Date of Appointment
Lovell William C. Kilby February 12, 1906
(Late Perth)
Enfield
(Discontinued July 23, 1906, effective August 15, 1906)
(Mail to Guthrie)

Noble County

Post Office First Postmaster
McKinney
(Changed to Ceres February 6, 1897)
Ceres Everett E. Van Slyke February 6, 1897
(Late McKinney)
Bowdenton
(Discontinued August 4, 1897)
(Mail to Ceres)
Orinsville William O. Cassady February 21, 1898
(Discontinued May 19, 1900, effective May 31, 1900)
(Mail to Glenco)
Chiquita
(Discontinued April 25, 1898)
(Mail to Pedee)
Antrum James H. Lippincott May 3, 1898
(Discontinued September 29, 1904, effective October 15, 1904)
(Mail to Lucien)
Bliss Robert T. Wray November 4, 1898
Whiteagle Lee C. Harsh April 11, 1899
(Now in Kay County)
(See Bulletin January 21, 1905)
Day Andie J. Wilson July 5, 1899
(Discontinued October 19, 1905, effective November 15, 1905)
(Mail to Morrison)
Billings Chalmer R. Hidgon November 15, 1899
Mateer John K. Mateer December 23, 1899
(Name changed to Lucien June 27, 1903)
Ballard Earnest Ballard February 20, 1900
Harpersville
(Discontinued October 18, 1900, effective October 31, 1900)
(Mail to Owens)
Drace Stephen H. Covey February 6, 1901
(Discontinued September 23, 1905, effective October 14, 1905)
(Mail to Perry)
Lucien Mary E. Ruhl June 27, 1903
(Late Mateer)
Compton
(Discontinued August 6, 1903, effective August 31, 1903)
(Mail to Billings)
Pedee
(Discontinued May 17, 1904, effective May 31, 1904)
(Mail to Billings)

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Post Office First Postmaster Date of Appointment
Polo
(Discontinued August 19, 1904, effective September 15, 1904)
(Mail to Perry)
Bressie Emma Bressie September 9, 1904
Lela
(Changed to Valeria October 3, 1904)
Valeria Rolland D. Fluke October 3, 1904
(Late Lela)
(Changed to Lela March 18, 1905)
Richburg
(Discontinued October 8, 1904, effective October 31, 1904)
(Mail to Perry)
Lela Rouland B. Fluke March 18, 1905
(Late Valeria)
Burton
(Discontinued April 13, 1905, effective May 15, 1905)
(Mail to Billings)
Ford --Maggie Marks July 6, 1905

OKLAHOMA
Oklahoma County

Post Office First Postmaster Date of Appointment
Kickapoo Elmo Cook July 30, 1897
(Discontinued July 30, 1900, effective August 15, 1900)
(Mail to Luther)
Glaze
(Name changed to Jones June 1, 1898)
Jones Stella M. Beebe June 1, 1898
(Late Glaze)
Garnettville
(Name changed to Luther July 26, 1898)
Luther James M. Morgan July 26, 1898
(Late Garnettville)
Cavett
(Discontinued October 27, 1898)
(Mail to Sweeney)
Sweeney
(Name changed to Harrah December 22, 1898)
Harrah Joseph A. Huskey December 22, 1898
(Late Sweeney)
Munger Ambrose D. Leach January 16, 1899
(Name changed to Spencer February 25, 1903)
Douglas
(Discontinued January 8, 1900, effective January 15, 1900)
(Mail to Luther)
Mishak Frank Mishak March 29, 1900
(Discontinued June 17, 1904, effective June 30, 1904)
(Mail to Oklahoma)
Delphos
(Discontinued July 18, 1900, effective July 31, 1900)
(Mail to Munger)

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Post Office First Postmaster Date of Appointment
Keys John G. Foss March 30, 1901
(Discontinued July 12, 1901, effective at once; never in operation)
Miller Joseph Algoe January 18, 1902
(Late in Canadian County)
(Changed into Canadian County January 12, 1903)
Wheatland Alex E. Ellis February 10, 1902
Witcher Henry C. Whitehouse January 31, 1903
Spencer Charlie Abel February 25, 1903
(Late Munger)
Lockhart
(Discontinued August 1, 1903, effective August 15, 1903)
(Mail to Britton)
Halifax John Malone September 3, 1903
(Changed to Newalla June 22, 1904)
Eda
(Discontinued February 29, 1904)
Newalla John Malone June 22, 1904
(Late Halifax)
Whisler
(Discontinued July 18, 1904, effective July 30, 1904)
(Mail to Edmond)
Servado
(Discontinued June 16, 1905, effective August 14, 1905)
(Mail to Luther)
Capitol Hill Samuel G. Wood September 5, 1905
Hartzell
(Discontinued Alarch 9, 1906, effective April 2, 1906)
(Mail to Jones)
Council
(Discontinued July 17, 1906, effective August 15 1906)
(Mail to Oklahoma)
Dickson
(Discontinued July 17, 1906, effective August 15, 1906)
(Mail to Oklahoma)

OSAGE NATION

Post Office First Postmaster Date of Appointment
Hampton
(Discontinued October 25, 1897)
(Mail to Caney, Kansas)
Mitscher Henry Huffman October 3, 1901
(Discontinued May 26, 1902, effective June 14, 1902)
(Mail to Cedarvale, Kansas)
Fairfax John P. Girard February 6, 1903
Wynona Arthur Rogers December 17, 1903
(Discontinued March 31, 1905, effective April 29, 1905)
(Mail to Hominy)
(Order rescinded April 13, 1905)

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Post Office First Postmaster Date of Appointment
Algiers John A. Nofflett May 10, 1904
(Discontinued December 12, 1904, effective December 31, 1904)
(Mail to Skiatook, Indian Territory)
Burbank Ira R. McCorkle July 20, 1904
Osage Benjamin M. Evans January 10, 1905
Remington Lewis L. Denoya January 18, 1905
Henry
(Discontinued March 25, 1905, effective March 31, 1905)
(Mail to Tulsa, Indian Territory)
Prue Joseph Shaeffer September 30, 1905
Bigheart William R. Buckles January 13, 1906
Okesa James B. Jones January 17, 1906
Foraker William R. Dutton February 13, 1906
Pahe L. Moss June 26, 1908
Bartlett Mrs. Victoria L. Gaylor July 14, 1908
Dallas M. C. Crouse May 11, 1908
(Order rescinded August 8, 1908)

OKLAHOMA
Pawnee County

Post Office First Postmaster Date of Appointment
Walter Ellen Burnett February 5, 1897
(This order rescinded May 25, 1897)
Dixie William Lacy May 10, 1898
(Name changed to Dix May 26, 1902, effective June 14, 1902)
Schely Adam Beeraft December 24, 1898
1903)
(Mail to Bryan)
(Discontinued April 3, 1903, effective April 30,
Edgar George W. Stockton December 28, 1898
(Discontinued May 26, 1902, effective June 14, 1902)
(Mail to Dixie)
Masham Charles T. Chaffee February 3, 1899
(Discontinued July 8, 1904, effective July 30, 1904)
(Mail to Pawnee)
(This order rescinded July 27, 1904)
Basin Jocephus Mitchell May 5, 1899
(Discontinued June 7, 1906, effective June 30, 1906)
(Mail to Mannford)
Rutter Robert Frost October 11, 1899
(Discontinued September 5, 1900, effective September 15, 1900)
(Mail to Valley)
Keystone Philander Reeder May 26, 1900
Rambo Edward W. Williams December 3, 1900
(Discontinued October 3, 1903, effective October 14, 1903)
(Mail to Pawnee)
Skedee Thomas T. Wortham February 10, 1902

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Post Office First Postmaster Date of Appointment
Osage
(Discontinued August 21, 1902, effective September 15, 1902)
(Mail to Skedee)
Lawson
(Name changed to Quay February 24, 1903)
Quay Sylvester Brock February 24, 1903
(Late Lawson)
Crystal
(Name changed to Maramac April 8, 1903)
Maramec Lizzie O. Ryan April 8, 1903
(Late Crystal)
Casey Alexander G. Marshman November 23, 1903
(Discontinued February 24, 1905, effective March 15, 1905)
(Mail to Valley)
(Re-established September 28, 1920)
Greenup James J. Kiley December 21, 1903
(Discontinued January 12, 1906, effective February 14, 1906)
(Mail to Hallett)
Hunt George R. Rumney June 4, 1904
Bedford
(Discontinued October 1, 1904, effective October 15, 1904)
(Mail to Valley)
Appalachia Andrew J. Van Pelt January 18, 1905
(Discontinued December 2, 1905, effective January 1, 1906)
(Mail to Keystone)
Dix James Beers March 20, 1905
(Late Dixie)
(Discontinued November 2, 1905, effective December 14, 1905)
(Mail to Cleveland)
Bryan
(Discontinued May 8, 1905, effective May 31, 1905)
(Mail to Maramac)
Hallett William D. Oliver May 19, 1905
Chilco
(Discontinued June 3, 1905, effective June 30, 1905)
(Mail to Maramac)
Leroy
(Discontinued December 13, 1905, effective January 15, 1906)
(Mail to Keystone)
Sinnett
(Discontinued December 14, 1905, effective January 15, 1906)
(Mail to Keystone)
Filson
(Discontinued June 21, 1906, effective July 14, 1906)
(Mail to Ralston)

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