« Boynton Prairie | Main | Bridgeville »
Saturday
Apr222017

Briceland

1889 June 12, 4th Class Post Office established as Briceland, Humboldt, California located 8 miles west of Garberville. Named for John C. Briceland, developer of the townsite.

John C. Briceland, First Postmaster.

1894 December 28, San Francisco Call, Washington, Dec. 27. - The special mail service from Briceland to Frank, Humboldt County, will be discontinued from January 27, 1895; also from Briceland to Shelter Cove.

1895 June 21, Hugh P. Robson, Postmaster.

1898 April 20, John M. Bowden, Postmaster.

1910 July 22, Delia Smalley, Postmaster.

1912 June 18, Marguerite Thomas, Postmaster.

1915 March 6, Pauline Harris, Postmaster.

1919 March 5, John W. Bowden, Postmaster.

1924 February 27, Mrs. Lottie Bowden, Postmaster.

1943 September 1, Mrs. Ione M. Robinson, Postmaster.

1945 April 24, Mrs. Ureth Mae Parks, Postmaster.

1946 May 31, Mrs. Violet E. Roach, Postmaster.

1947 May 6, Mrs. Dorothy S. Barbour, Postmaster.

1952 February 15, Mrs. Maevis M. Carruth, Postmaster.

1957 September 27, Nelson J. Randall, Jr., Postmaster.

1960 November 25, Mrs. Edith M. Gallaway, Postmaster.

1962 January 6, Changed from 4th Class Post Office to Rural Station Of Garberville.

1966, Changed from Rural Station to Rural Branch.

1968 December 4, Discontinued and the service moved to Garberville.

 

Reader Comments

There are no comments for this journal entry. To create a new comment, use the form below.

PostPost a New Comment

Enter your information below to add a new comment.

My response is on my own website »
Author Email (optional):
Author URL (optional):
Post:
 
Some HTML allowed: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <code> <em> <i> <strike> <strong>