Post Offices & Post Masters of Owyhee County

OWYHEE COUNTY IDAHO

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Owyhee County's
Post Offices & Post Masters

A listing of current & historical Post Offices and their Post Masters since 1864.

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REYNOLDS (1884-1913)

    Renamed BRUNZELL, 1920-1940
Located: 14 miles W. of Murphy, 34 miles of Nampa
  &nsp; 33 miles E. of Marsing.
Established: 28 May 1884 Renamed: 12 Sep 1813, as BRUNZELL
Renamed: 12 Jun 1918, Rescinded to REYNOLDS CREEK
Discontinued: 1940
  &nsp; Mail Sent to Murphy
Post Master(s):
Jan. M. Brunzell, May 28, 1884, Sept. 12, 1913
Oscar F. Burnzell, May 13, 1904
Charles P. Stoddard, March 11, 1918
Samuel E. Ross, June 12, 1919
renamed Reynolds, Febr. 21, 1920,
John D. Ross
William H. Adams, July 13, _______
Mrs. Fannie Ford, April 17, 1926
Elmer B. Gifford, Aug. 10, 1927

REYNOLDS CREEK (1877-1879)

Located: (see REYNOLDS or BRUNZELL)
Established: 26 Sep 1877
Discontinued: 31 Jul 1879
Rescinded: 12 Jun 1916
Post Master(s): George D. Gardner

RIDDLE (1898-1963)

Located: Sect. 17, Twp. 14 S, Rng. 3 E
    57 miles SW of Bruneau, 18 miles N. of Owyhee, Nevada
Established: 24 Jan 1898
Discontinued: 1963
Post Master(s):
Urette D. Riddle, Jan. 24, 1898
Grant Riddle, Dec. 13, 1900
J. E. Hastings, Jan. 12, 1918
Charles E. Hastings, Sept. 6, 1921     Chas. Hasting had gen. mdse.

ROCKVILLE (1885~1948)

Located: Sect. 6, Twp. 2 S, Rng. 6 E
    14 Miles No of Sheaville, Oregon
Established: 12 Nov 1885
Transferred: 28 Jan 1912
    Mahleur County, Oregon
Discontinued: Post Master(s):
Robert B. Young, Nov. 12, 1885
John Upham, July 19, 1887
William Upham, Aug. 22, 1895
Jore Hzareda, Sept. 15, 1898
Adison P. Calvert, Jan. 14, 1901
Lebbie Proud, June 17, 1903
Jesse L. Proud, May 9, 1908

RUBY CITY (1864-1867)

Established: 22 Jun 1864
Renamed: 3 Feb 1867 (as SILVER CITY)
Post Master(s):
John Cummings, June 22, 1864
William C. Clemmons, Jan. 4, 1865

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SILVER CITY (1867-1943)

Located: Sect. 6, Twp. 5 S, Rng. 3 W
    23 miles SW of Murphy, 24 miles NE of Jordan Valley, Oregon
Established: 3 Feb 1867
    (previously known as RUBY CITY)
Discontinued: 16 Nov 1943
Post Master(s):
David T. Hillman, Febr. 25, 1868
Abraham V. Bradley, April 13, 1868
Joseph Bury, April 22, 1869
John A. Post, Dec. 24, 1869
Rufus King, June 6, 1870
Charles S. Lamaid (?), May 15, 1873
Edward H. Moore, June 8, 1874
Samuel F. N. Smith, April 17, 1889
Morris Oberderfer, Sept. 19, 1889
Richard L. Guler, Sept. 11, 1891
Meserve M. Mitchell, Nov. 2, 1894
Charles H. Grate, March 1, 1905
Asher A. Getchell, Dec. 11, 1908
Myrtle H. Shea, June 17, 1915

SINKER (1888~1909)

Located: "Singer" on Sinker Creek
    Midway between Murphy and Oreans
Established: 26 Dec 1888
Closed: 8 July 1902
Re-opened: 29 Sep 1904
Discontinued: 27 Feb 1909
Post Master(s):
John H. Crockhoron, Dec. 26, 1888
Mary C. Matthews, May 15, 1901
Anna F. Joyce, Sept. 29, 1904

SOUTH MOUNTAIN (1872~1877)

    Also as Bullion City
Located: Established: 9 Dec 1872
Discontinued: 18 Feb 1874
Re-established: 2 Jun 1875
Discontinued: 15 Oct 1877
    Mail Sent to Jordan Valley, Oregon
Post Master(s):
Telison john Vinton, Dec. 9, 1872

SOUTH MOUNTAIN (1900-1902)

Located: 20 miles SE of Jordan Valley, Oregon
Re-established: 21 Jul 1900
Discontinued: 30 Sep 1902     Mail to Jordan Valley
Post Master(s): Robert C. Williams, Jul. 21, 1900

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THREE CREEK (1887-1951)

    Also as Seventy-one
Located: Sect. 28, Twp. 14 S, Rng. 8 E
    on E. Fork of Bruneau River, 68 miles SE of Bruneau
Established: 17 Dec 1887
Discontinued: 18 Feb 1951
   : Mail Sent to Rogerson
Post Master(s):
John S. Lewis, Dec. 17, 1887
John U. Bratton, Dec. 19, 1891
Mary E. Faraday, Febr. 19, 1894
Lizzie E. Duncan, June 27, 1901
Charles H. Helsley, May 27, 1905
Jerome N. Helsley, Jan. 14, 1908
Thomas Higgins, Dec. 21, 1909
Mary McCoy, Jan. 31, 1913
Charles H. Helsley, July 10, 1917
Bess B. Cordell, Mar. 13, 1919
Ida R. Silver, Febr. 13, 1920
Lizzie E. Duncan, April 17, 1922
Bess B. Cordell, Oct. 14, 1922
Charles H. Helsey, April 4, 1928
Mrs. Vada G. Royle, Jan. 21, 1927
Mrs. Eva L. Dunn, Oct. 25, 1928

TINDALL (1907-1936)

Loacted: 48 miles S of Bruneau, 40 m. N. of Owyhee, Nevada

Established: 18 Mar 1907
Discontinued: 1936
    Mail Sent to Bruneau
Post Master: William J. Tindall

TRIANGLE (1915-1953)

Located: 44 miles S of Murphy, 43 miles SW of Grandview
Established: 30 Jun 1915
Discontinued: 30 Nov 1953
    Mail Sent to Oreana
Post Master(s):
Jacob Bachman, June 30, 1915
Earl Bachman, February 7, 1940

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