Arbuckle
Wednesday, May 29, 2013 at 9:29AM
Jo Giessner

1875 -The village of Arbuckle was laid out and surveyed in the fall of 1875, on the ranch of T.R. Arbuckle. Mr. Arbuckle gave one lot to anyone who bought a lot. There were a number of residences and business places erected. On 15 May 1876, the whistle of our first train reached town. After that, Arbuckle grew fast. - Colusi County Historical Society, Wagon Wheels, 1878, pg 16.

1876 September 11 - The first Post Office for the location was established 11 September 1876 as a 2nd Class P. O. on land provided by pioneer Tacitus R. Arbuckle. He was also the first Postmaster. Located 11 miles north of Dunnigan and 11 miles south of Williams, Arbuckle served the farming community.~

1884 May 7, Warren M. Holloway, Postmaster.

1885 December 31, Cyrus P. Arbuckle, Postmaster.

1886 February 5, Clifford H. Gibbons, Postmaster.

1888 April 27, William T. Saxon, Postmaster.

1889 February 11, Dr. John P. Gale, Postmaster.

1890 July 25, Ebenezer C. Houseworth, Postmaster.

1898 February 17, Charles G. Stinson, Postmaster.

1915 June 23, Emma C. White, Postmaster.

1916 April 13, J. C. White, Postmaster.

1918 April 8, Frances L. Musgrove (Summers), Postmaster.

1933 August 1, Gilbert G. Vann, Postmaster.

1952 December 15, Isla M. Griffin, Postmaster.

1961 November 9, Emmet V. Putnam, Postmaster.

1988 July 15 - Joyce E. Dawley composed a list of Arbuckle postmasters for the 1988 Fall Edition of Colusa County Historical Society's Wagon Wheels:

After Tacitus W. Arbuckle came on 7 May 1884, Warren Halloway; 1885 December 31, Cyrus P. Arbuckle (Tacitus's son); 1886 February 5, Clifford H. Gibbons; 1889 February 11, Dr. John P. Gale; 1889 April 28, William T. Saxon; 1893 July 25, Ebenezer C. Houseworth; 1898 February 17, Charles G. Stinson; 1915 June 23, Emma C. White; 1916 April 13, J. C. White; 1918 April 18, Frances L. Musgrove Summers; 1933 August 1, Gilbert G. Vann; 1952 December 15, Isla M. Griffin; 1961 November 10, E. Vernon Putnam; 1984 September 15, Thomas Critchfield.~

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