« Madeline | Main | Milford »


1875 April 1, 4th Class Post Office established as Merrillville, Lassen, California located 12 miles north of Susanville per the 1885 Postal Route Map. Named for C. A. Merrill, an 1874 settler.

Osman Folsom, First Postmaster.

1876 March 20, Lewis Knudson, Postmaster.

1879 December 26, Perrin D. Hurlbut, Postmaster.

1886 July 13, Benjamin Newhaus, Postmaster.

1898 December 24, Robert W. Hurlbut, Postmaster.

1902 March 9, San Francisco Call - Postmasters Appointed: P. Deloss Hurlbut, Merrillville, Lassen county, vice R. W. Hurlbert, resigned.~

1902 May 8, Perrin D. Hurlbut, Postmaster.

1903 October 1, Timothy J. Hurlbut, Postmaster.

1904 June 18, Robert W. Hurlbut, Postmaster.

1905 March 16, Post Officed moved 1 mile southeast and Perry W. Smothers appointed Postmaster.

1907 July 17,  Post Office moved 1 1/4 miles northwest. Robert W. Hurlbut, Postmaster.

1909 June 29, Post Office moved 6 miles southeast. Hattie C. Williams, Postmaster.

1911 March 4, Clarence A. Williams, Postmaster.

1912 September 30, Post Office discontinued.

1913 June 7, Post Office re-established.  Robert W. Hurlbut, Postmaster.

1918 July 13, Mary S. Murrer, Postmaster.

1928 October 26, Willis C. Stone, Postmaster.

1928 November 30, Post Office discontinued and the service moved to Susanville.

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):
Some HTML allowed: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <code> <em> <i> <strike> <strong>