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Early Post Offices & Postmasters in Meigs County, TN

~ continuing research by Sandra (Nipper) Ratledge ~

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MEIGS COUNTY POST OFFICEPOSTMASTERDATE ESTABLISHEDDATE DISCONTINUEDCOMMENTS
Agency19021905
Ammis18941900
Bankston19041908
Beta18901905
Big Spring18681958
Blythe's Ferry18391880
Bonham18801904
Breedenton18831934
Brittsville18721905
Census19001904
Cotton Port18601904
CuteRobert DavisAugust 1881
Decatur1836current200 River Rd. zip code 37322; postmaster changes in 1855
Euchee18701935
Georgetown18671872Hamilton CO, TN; changed to James CO, TN in 1872
Georgetown18721877James CO, TN; changed to Meigs CO, TN in 1877
Georgetown18771936Meigs CO, TN; changed to Bradley CO, TN in 1936; 8405 HWY 60 zip code 37336
GoodfieldAbraham Cox, Jr., postmaster on Jan 1851 list1849May 1876
GoodfieldOct 18761904
Gunstocker19021914
Gwinn19021905
Hester Mills18681904
Hunter's Bluff18771882
Izeley19161919
Kelly's Ferry1836Nov 1859William S. Russell, postmaster in Jan 1851
Kincannon's FerryGeorge W. Allison per Jan 1851 list18421868
Knott18921917
Maggie18931906
Maloney18861917
Meigs18871904
Moore's Cross RoadsCol. Joseph McCulleyJune 18581861Mail route was suspended in 1861 as a result of Civil War.
Mouth of HiwasseeBarton Holman, per Jan 1851 list18501866
Peakland19181957
Pine LandP. M. Miller, on Jan 1851 list1848April 1879
PinelandJames W. O. MartinApril 18791904
SeweeThomas R. McElwee, per Jan 1851 list18481910Mail route was suspended in 1861 as a result of Civil War
Surprise18911906
Tabor18821905
Ten Mile1928current2640 State HWY 304 zip code 37880
Ten Mile Stand18361906Benjamin F. Locke, postmaster in Jan 1851; funny anecdote about postman in 1870
Tucker's Ferry18731874
Whirl19011904

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