Brownell
Sunday, February 28, 2016 at 7:01PM
Jo Giessner

1892 January 15, 4th Class Post Office established as Brownell, Siskiyou, California, located 12 miles southeast of Otey's Ranch. Named for Sarah M. Brownell.

Sarah M. Brownell, First Postmaster.

1894 October 2, Phebe A. Thackara, Postmaster.

1899 October 2, Post Office moved 3/4 mile southwest.

1902 July 3, Charles M. Gates, Postmaster.

1902 August 21, Post Office moved 2 1/2 miles north.

1906 October 29, James A. Rominger, Postmaster.

1907 December 11, Benjamin H. Hutchins, Postmaster.

1908 April 11,  Post Office moved 1 mile southeast. Everett E. Brownell, Postmaster.

1909 November 17, Sarah M. Brownell, Postmaster.

1910 August 20, Mary H. Redd, Postmaster.

1911 May 1, William L. Luckett, Postmaster.

1912 June 15, Post Office discontinued and the service moved to Dorris. At the time discontinued it was located 10 miles southeast of Dorris.

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