Burris > Quinby
Tuesday, November 27, 2012 at 1:26PM
Jo Giessner

1904 December 20, 4th class P O established, then moved 3/4 miles N on 7 November 1906. Discontinued 7 March 1907 when the named changed to Quinby. Named for Frank P. Burris, the first postmaster and located 20 miles NE of Burnt Ranch and 22 miles S of Denny.~

1905 January 20, San Francisco Call - Postmasters were appointed to-day as follows: California - Frank P. Burris, Trinity County.

1906 January 24, Sacramento Union - . . . The reporter for the Union yesterday was accorded a few minutes pleasant chat with Messers. Burris and Williams. Mr. Burris is thoroughly familiar with this country, has mining interests himself and also a town named in his honor."

"F.P. Burris, owner of the Bear Tooth mine, New River, Trinity County. . ."

1907 March 7, Burris Post Office now the Quinby Post Office moved 3/4 mile west on 9 August 1907. The name was for a prospector named Quimby spelled with an m.

James E. Bunyard, first Postmaster.

1915 September 16, Quinby Post Office discontinued and the service moved to Burnt Ranch.

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