DeSoto Parish Louisiana

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Postmasters of DeSoto Parish 1844-1928       

 

Town

Postmaster

Took Office

Notes

ASHLAND  

J. DAVIS                   

19 Sept 1849 

discontinued 9/9/18__   

BAYOU PIERRE

Robert G. HADEN

30 June 1851

discontinued 12/19/1854

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John F. FERGUSON

24 May 18__

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BENSON

Isaac J. BEST

15 May 1897

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Arthur J. BEST

7 Feb 1902  

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Grace BEST

1 Jun 1905

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Eva M. NEWELL

23 Sept1914  

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Madge BENSON

3 Feb 1919  

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Jessie RASCOE

5 Oct 1920   

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Annie COPLEN

11 Jan 1922   

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Kathleen D. YOUNG

24 Apr 1924

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Eva M. NEWELL

21 Mar 1927

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Stella B. WELLS

3 Nov 1927

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BLACK JACK

Robert HALL

26 Dec 1850

discontinued 19 Dec 1854

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John E. HALL.

12 Nov 1856

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Augustus CONWAY

15 Nov 1859

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BLANCHARD

James S. HUNTER

18 Nov 1886

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Richard C. ETTRIDGE

28 Jan 1889

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Robert FLORES

22 Mar 1894  

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W. L. WINTER

15 Aug 1894

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Phs. W. WILLIAMS

16 May 1895

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BURDETT

Lula L. RAINWATER

9 Dec 1914

to NABORTON 1923

BUTLER

Thomas F. BUTLER

16 Jun 1890    

discontinued to PELICAN 1920

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Frank F. RAINWATER

22 Oct 1908

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Robert W. LAFITTE

2 Feb 1911  

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John W. RAMSEY

7 Apr 1914

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CARMEL

Anastase PETERS

6 Feb 1890

mail to MANSFIELD 1906

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Marion NYSSEN.

28 Mar 1895  

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Ben FLORES

27 Aug 1897

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COOKE

John T. PRUDE.

30 Nov 1884  

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H. C. MARSHALL

21 Jan 1896

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Elzar C. CARGILL

9 Feb 1901

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John T. PRUDE

3 Feb 1902

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James L. ANDERS

24 Jun 1908

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Thomas S. BATES

16 Feb 1910

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DOLETTE

Thomas F. SMITH

26 Sept 1898

mail to MANSFIELD 1907

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Mrs. Leona SMITH

25 Jan 1899  

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Edward J. GRIFFITH

8 Jan 1901

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DONA

Charles M. TULL

8 Mar 1895

mail to Grand Cane 1905

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Milton C. PUGH

21 Nov 1899  

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DOT

Marcell JONES

14 May 1892

mail to Keatchie 1892

EUDORA

Thomas H. HOLLOWELL

10 Aug 1903

to MANSFIELD 1904

EVELYN

Clarence D. HARP

13 Dec 1902

1928 to MANSFIELD

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William R. HOLLINGSWORTH

9 Jun 1909  

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Clarence W. HOLLINGSWORTH

27 Dec 1910

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FORTSON

Jewell FORTSON

2 Nov 1916  

1928 to MANSFIELD

FRANCISVILLE

W. M. RICH

9 Apr 1896

changed to WHITLEY

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Fannie F. WHITLEY

23 May 1896

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FRIERSON

John GRAHAM

17 Sep 1897

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James W. STEWART

11 Dec 1907

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Rusk STALLCUP

18 Dec 1918

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FRIARSON'S MILL

Samuel J. FRIARSON

21 Aug 1878

1898 changed to FRIARSON

FUNSTON

George A. MOORE

3 Jul 1906

1912 to LOGANSPORT

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Elijah J. DARRETT

24 Feb 1910

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George A. MOORE

19 Aug 1910

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GASS

Samuel A. MARTIN

10 Oct. 1914

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Henry Grady CALHOUN

8 Mar 1917  

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-

Ada PHILLIPS

14 Sept1921

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John M. EDGE

17 Apr 1925

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GLOSTER

James SHERIDAN

8 Dec 1881

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Charles D. PERRY.

19 Dec 1884

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Thomas E. McWHINEY

5 Apr 1886

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Binum H. RATLIFF

13 May 1904

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Lee A. HUEY

24 Feb 1919

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-

Margaret REILY

8 Nov 1920

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GRACE

Isadore A. TUCKER

2 May 1890

1892 to LOGANSPORT

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Willis G. SIKES

31 Jul 1891

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William PARKER

1 Mar 1892

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GRAND CANE

Thomas D. HAILES

1June 1840

first listing in Caddo Parish

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Thomas D. HAILES

10 Jul 1843

DeSoto Parish

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James SUMRALL

15 Apr 184_

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A. GAMBLE

27 Sept 1852

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John B. GAMBLE

27 Sept 1852

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John DAVIDSON

30 Nov 1866

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B. SPEARMAN

11 Apr 1871

discontinued 11 Apr 1871

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John B. PAYTON.

19 Sept 1881

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James B. WALKER

23 Mar 1885

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Jeptha F. WALKER

25 Jun 1890

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Charlotte A. WALKER

1 Oct 1892

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Thomas W. SCOTT

4 Feb 1896

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Edmond A. BUNNERSBROCK

24 May 1900

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Marian E. THOMAS

3 Nov 1903

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GULLET

William S. GULLET

9 May 1902

To Spider Oct 1902

HALEYON Joseph PLUNKET 28 Apr 1904 -
- Lea Willow H. CARROLL 22 Jan 1906 To Trenton 1907
HART'S BLUFF John P. NOLL 21 Jul 1864 Discontinued 22 Jun 1866
HEWITT J. E. HEWITT 10 Apr 1888 -
- G. GLOVER 17 Apr 1888 -
HOLLINGSWORTH Miss Marie A. ROBERTS 30 Jul 1901 -
- A. V. ROBERTS 3 Apr 1902 To Mansfield 1902
HOLLY James L. TALBOT 10 Oct 1905 -
- Sarah A. TALBOT 8 Jan 1908 -
- Conrad C. TALBOT 5 Jan 1910 -
- Wm. TYLER 26 Sep 1910 -
- Elizabeth T. TYLER 10 Mar 1915 To Grand Cane 1925
HUNTER James D. HUNTER 6 Apr 1899 -
- Dosson DERRICK 11 Oct 1901 -
- Jas. F. LONT 30 Jul 1908 -
- Harvey E. RITCH 15 Mar 1913 -
- Geo. D. ARMSTRONG 14 Nov 1913 -
- James J. SIMMONS 17 Mar 1917 To Logansport 1924
KEATCHIE Wm. A THORP 15 May 1844 -
- Miss Helen SCHROEDER 3 May 1866 -
- B. A. HOLMES 28 Mar 1867 -
- Wm. B. PEYTON 9 Mar 1868 -
- Thomas S. COLE 7 Jul 1871 -
- Wm. G. SPILLER 11 Mar 1873 -
- Thomas J. GUICE 31 Jul 1899 -
- August SCHULER 5 Jan 1901 -
- Virgil M. RICH 25 Jan 1905 -
- Mattie E. RICH 21 Dec 1908 -
- Mattie B. PEYTON 17 Jan 1912 -
KINGSTON John M. PRATHER 6 Aug 1856 -
- Michael SCOTT 25 Feb 1860 Discontinued 22 Jun 1866
- Mitchell J. SCOTT 29 Oct 1878 -
- Robert B. FRIARSON 28 Aug 1881 Discontinued 27 Sep 1881
- R. B. FRIARSON 20 Oct 1881 -
- Richard E. SCOTT 25 Feb 1884 -
- James H. RIGGS 21 Oct 1911 -
- Mitchell J. SCOTT 15 Jan 1916 -
- Franklin W. SCOTT 2 Sep 1920 Mail to Grand Cane
LASSITER Wiley D. LASSITER 27 Mar 1882 -
- Susan A. MURPHY 13 Mar 1884 To Oxford 24 Nov 1885
LENOIR Frank C. LENOIR 30 Mar 1901 -
- Lewis M. NORRIS 10 Jan 1911 -
- Francis E. KIDD 31 Jan 1912 -
LOGANSPORT Samuel MATHERS 29 Feb 1848 -
- Stephen F. BAKER 4 Oct 18xx -
- John F. SIMMONS 30 Jun 1851 -
- David J. LAIRD 8 Jun 1852 -
- John W. MARTIN 18 Nov 1852 -
- Moses BROWN 14 Jul 1854 -
- John W. MARTIN 12 Sep 1853 -
- John CUTHBERTSON 23 Oct 1860 -
- A. RAINEY 11 Oct 1866 -
- Robert H. ALSTON 26 Mar 1867 -
- Alfred M. GARRETT 26 Apr 1875 -
- R. J. ALEXANDER 12 Mar 1889 -
- Cunningham C. CHATHAM 11 Apr 1890 -
- Nathaniel J. CARRAWAY 3 Jun 1893 -
- William L. PARKER 30 Dec 1897 -
- James K. PYLE 19 Jun 1902 -
- William J. HEADRICK 4 May 1906 -
- James F. MOORE 15 Feb 1908 -
- John R. NASH 17 Jun 1915 -
- Maxie L. NASH 4 Oct 1919 -
- George D. NASH 6 May 1920 -
- Walter C. MILLER 1 May 1924 -
LONG STREET William C. PEYTON 23 Sep 1854 -
- Sterling ANSLEY 11 Oct 1866 -
- Alfred SIMPSON 29 Jan 1868 -
- Matthew M. MOORE 18 Jun 1869 -
- William J. HEADRICK 19 Apr  1875 -
- G. W. CATER 22 Nov 1875 -
- John G. NORRIS 8 Feb 1876 -
- A. N. JORDAN 29 Oct 1877 -
- Willy E. CARTER 11 Feb 1878 -
- Victoria L. WHITE 31 Mar 1886 -
- James E. COGBURN 5 Mar 1887 -
- William A. SMITH 6 Mar 1887 -
- T. Lafayette AYCOCK 17 Sep 1888 -
- R. J. AYCOCK 9 Jun 1890 -
- Elbert BISHOP 13 Jun 1891 -
- James D. WILLIAMS 18 Aug 1892 -
- Miss Mina MASON 21 Oct 1899 -
- Myrtle Ethel ELLIS 2 Jul 1901 -
- Napoleon B. WILLIAMS 3 Sep 1901 -
- Lizzie L. COX 3 Jan 1905 -
- Thomas J. GRAVES 27 Jul 1910 -
- Ivan R. GRAVES 28 May 1914 -
- Robert P. DIXON 7 Mar 1918 -
- Ellen S. THOMPSON 24 Mar 1925 -
- Miss Audrey ROWE 30 Jul 1925 -
LULA James JACKSON 29 May 1878 Changed to Sabine Parish
- Robert L. POLLARD 15 Jun 1881 -
- Arthur W. QUARRIER 18 May 1914 -
- Lula H. RUSHING 18 May 1914 Mail to Benson
MANSFIELD Jacob D. WEMPLY 20 Nov 1844 -
- Morris J. MASSINGALL 24 Mar 184x -
- Samuel QUARLES 14 Oct 1847 -
- Joseph P. MASSINGALL 27 Sep 1848 -
- Micajah T. J. ALSTON 23 Aug 1849 -
- Peter SHEARER 30 Jan 18xx -
- John A. CAMPBELL 2 Aug 1852 -
- George W. GOSS 11 Jun 1853 -
- James E. WHITTEN 30 Jun 1854 -
- Henry E. H. BUCK 6 Mar 1855 -
- Albert H. THOMAS 22 Jan 1858 -
- Henry E. H. BUCK 15 Feb 1864 -
- George R. DRAUGHN 7 Jun 1864 -
- Philip ALLEN 30 Mar 1866 -
- William M. ALLEN 12 Dec 1870 -
- Mrs. Harriet DEWEES 28 Sep 1874 -
- R. T. CARR 8 Nov 1875 -
- William B. TAYLOR 27 Aug 1875 -
- Isabel C. TAYLOR 29 Jan 1901 -
- Arthur F. CLEMENT 14 Jun 1909 -
- W. T. PEGUES 2 Jul 1913 -
- James F. MOORE 20 Sep 1913 -
- W. T. PEGUES 22 Oct 1913 -
- John C. YARBROUGH 13 Apr 1922 -
MINERVA James William EMMONS 26 Oct 1895 -
- Pink EMMONS 8 Aug 1898 -
- Alpha O. EMMONS 14 Feb 1916 To Pelican 1920
NABORTON Mrs. Mary L. NABORS  3 Nov 1886 -
-- J. C. NABORS 11 Jan 1887 -
- John H. NABORS 14 Jun 1887 -
- Wilfred A. NABORS  22  Sept 1893 -
- Sallie M. NABORS 13 Sep 1907 -
- Miss Dee FUQUA 3 Oct 1914 -
- Late LASSITER 20 Aug 1923 -
OXFORD Susan A. MURPHY 24 Nov 1885 -
- Thomas STEELE 20 Jan 1886 -
- Carrie C. STEELE 3 MAY 1898 -
- John T. STEELE 5 Jan 1901 -
- Roy E. HOWE 15 Jan 1910 -
- Maury A. STEELE 29 Apr 1913 -
PARAGON Williams L. PARKER 30 Apr 1903 To Logansport 1906
PEARCE Lizzie HOLSONBACK 21 Oct 1898 To Reed
PELICAN William R. CARROLL 11 Dec 1886 -
- Eugene L. JOYNER 20 Feb 1891 -
- Oscar F. HADLY 22 Jan 1896 -
- Irene POWELL 3 Dec 1902 -
- Kate B. POWELL 19 Jan 1907 -
- Kate POWELL McDONNELL 23 Sep 1920 -
PLEASANT HILL James E. WHITTEN 30 Jan 1854 -
- William H. JORDAN 24 Jun 185x -
- Thomas S. SIMS 3 May 1866 -
- James OSSERY, JR. 19 Jul 1866 -
- William FANLY 1 Jul 1867 -
- Zachariah BLACKMON 15 Jun 1871 -
- Henry J. DAVIS 12 Dec 1873 -
- William D. GOOCH 29 Dec 1881 -
- Irwin T. HARRELL 30 Mar 1882 Changed to Sabine Parish
POTTSVILLE Paul M. POTTS 30 Jun 1890 -
- Clarence L. HARP 25 Apr 1893 To Evelyn 13 Dec 1902
RAMBIN Leonora J. RAMBIN 3 Apr 1905 -
- Lula J. RAMBIN 12 May 1910 To Pelican 1920
RED BLUFF Robert STICKNEY 6 Jul 1852 -
- James H. BEARD 8 Apr 1844 -
- Robert FRIERSON 20 Jun 1857 -
- George P. FRIERSON 16 Nov 1860 -
REED Warren M. HILL 3 Jul 1899 To Frierson
SAYERS William M. SAYERS 22 Jul 1891 -
SLONE Jesse B. SLONE 18 Apr 1900 Changed to Mansfield 1906
SOUTH MANSFIELD Madie NICHOLS 21 Mar 1911 -
- Madie NICHOLS 25 Feb 1915 -
- James W. JUMIEL, JR. 13 Oct 1915 -
- Dorothy J. FETZER 22 Mar 1926 -
SPIDER Williams S. GULLETT 20 Oct 1902 To Mansfield 1914
STONEWALL Matt A. MURPHY 6 Nov 1878 -
- John M. NELSON 26 Jul 1880 -
- E. L. FORD 20 Mar 1883 -
- James P. RATLIFF 30 Mar 1885 -
- William L. GILMER 4 Feb 1902 -
- Mary W. GILMER 21 May 1914 -
SUNNY SOUTH Nathaniel H. STAMPER 14 Jun 1874 Discontinued 17 May 1875
- Stirling E RUSS 13 Oct 1879 Discontinued 16 Sep 1880
TEEL Louis T. HOLMES 10 Apr 1903 To Logansport 1906
TRENTON William R. SUTHERLIN 1 Jun 1907 -
- Conrad C. TALBOT 30 Oct 1911 To Mansfield 1919
TULIP Patty H. RICKS 8 Jun 1880 Discontinued 15 Apr 1881
TUMP Francis CLARK 16 May 1892 -
WADILL John D. MAHAFFY 11 May 1888 -
- Mollie A. MAHAFFY 10 Apr 1891 To Pleasant Hill 18 Nov 1891
WALLACE LAKE John B. PUGH 17 Oct 1860 Discontinued 28 Jun 1866
WEMPLE Leonidas WEMPLE 6 Aug 1919 -
- Robert PITCHFORD 1 Nov 1926 To Mansfield 1928

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