Surrounding Counties:
Anne Arundel (north)
Prince George's (northwest)
Charles (west)
Dorchester (east)
Talbot (east)
St. Mary's (south)

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Post Offices in Calvert County, MD

DATES OF APPOINTMENTS AND POSTMASTERS

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Adelina
03/10/1884 Elden Bowen
04/01/1884 Welden C. Bowen
09/11/1889 William H. Hutchins
09/28/1903 Betty E. Hutchins
10/28/1907 Authorized to issue Money Orders
02/09/1920 Irving C. Bowen
03/23/1923 Percy L. Bowen
07/??/1924 Mary A. Simmons, Acting Postmaster
10/06/1924 Discontinued - Mail sent to Bowen's
01/23/1925 Re-established
01/23/1925 Irving C. Bowen
11/30/1928 Discontinued - Mail sent to Bowen's
07/27/1929 Re-established
07/27/1929 Benjamin F. Stevens
04/01/1934 Clara Bowen
04/01/1937 Harry Conner
10/01/1937 Helen M. Simmons

Appeal
07/08/1916 Harry B. Trueman
03/31/1919 Discontinued - Mail sent to Lusby
12/23/1925 Annie V. Barrett
Unknown     Discontinued

Barstow
06/28/1893 Ida E. Smith
03/09/1894 Marion P. O'Neil
02/07/1898 Thomas O. King
12/22/1902 James E. Smith
01/16/1909 Richard E. Howard
07/27/1909 Guy B. Howard
01/19/1911 George M. Boyd
06/05/1914 George F. Hardesty
1937              Frank N. Stafford
1941              William L. Weems
10/31/1951 Ruth C. Rawlings

Battle
09/28/1885 Thomas W. Williams
05/03/1905 G. J. Williams
11/30/1905 Discontinued - Mail sent to Island Creek

Bertha
01/20/1892 Frances R. Williams
10/27/1893 John L. Dorsey
11/26/1894 James M. Webster
01/29/1901 Mrs. Catherine E. Lusby
02/28/1903 Discontinued - Mail sent to Lusby

Bowens
03/04/1887 James S. Hutchins
09/11/1889 Emory F. Lane
12/28/1891 Julia M. Bowen
06/01/1897 John C. Ward
03/31/1911 Maurice T. Lusby
01/17/1924 J. Frank Lusby
12/06/1928 Alma E. Wroten
12/14/1928 Florence M. Wroten
11/23/1929 Alma E. Wroten
11/??/1932 Virginia Hammett Parran
12/25/1935 Ada Hutchins

Broomes Island
06/29/1889 Zachariah Monnett
09/06/1890 Israel M. Garner
10/15/1890 Joshua Jones
05/27/1895 Israel M. Garner
01/15/1898 Reverdy Jones
03/30/1899 Joshua Jones
03/06/1905 Martha A. Jones
04/06/1905 Joshua Jones
05/31/1907 Reverdy Jones
12/01/1913 Marion R. Duke
11/04/1918 James E. Barnes
10/10/1928 John W. Denton
07/29/1929 William M. Barnes
1940              Levi Barnes
02/26/1947 Elsie L. Parks

Buena Vista
10/01/1889 Perggini J. Bowen
07/05/1893 Jackson H. Smith
11/04/1896 John Robinson
04/17/1900 Annie M. Hagner
03/28/1905 Israel J. Hutchins
03/20/1907 Virginia D. Smith
12/13/1915 Virginia D. Smith
06/15/1918 Discontinued - Mail sent to Cedar Hill

Burch
10/15/1883 Joseph H. Ramsey
11/16/1883 Joseph A. Ramsey
02/15/1902 Discontinued - Mail sent to Barstow
03/24/1902 Benjamin F. Wood
12/19/1904 John H. Hammett
10/31/1906 Discontinued - Mail sent to Bowens

Burnt
Before 04/15/1916 Unknown
04/15/1916 Discontinued - Mail sent to Poplars

Cedar Hill
04/29/1911 Charles W. Lane
08/20/1913 Sadie E. Hutchins
06/15/1915 Discontinued - Mail sent to Barstow
12/13/1915 Re-established
12/13/1915 Sadie E. Hutchins
Unknown    Discontinued

Chaney
06/14/1900 Thomas M. Webb
07/31/1909 George L. Hardesty
Unknown    Discontinued

Chaneyville
06/06/1871 Charles D. Chaney
03/17/1874 Joseph R. Armiger
04/16/1875 Edward Gover
05/05/1875 William Edwin P. Gover
02/17/1876 Charles R. Harrison
12/01/1882 Mrs. Harriet A. Sears
08/09/1883 Robert A. Gibbons
02/14/1903 William G. Walters
12/30/1904 John E. Plummer
04/27/1914 Charles L. Plummer
04/31/1918 Discontinued - Mail sent to Owings

Cherry Lane
07/12/1878 Charles M. Hagelin
10/28/1878 Mrs. Laura A. Hagelin
08/07/1879 Laura A. Coster
06/16/1884 Discontinued - Mail sent to Cove Point

Chesapeake Beach
06/12/1894 Garrett O. House
06/21/1894 Never in operation
03/31/1899 William H, Winston
04/04/1901 Harry Behrend
12/23/1902 Naomi O. Taylor
09/23/1904 Ada B. Smith
06/06/1907 George J. Klein
08/01/1945 Ora W. Yorskey

Coster
03/24/1914 Lee Y. Coster
06/25/1920 Mrs. Sarah J. Coster

Cove Point
06/14/1870 William A. Lusby
01/14/1881 Thomas F. Lusby
04/04/1884 Post Office changed to Lusby's

Cox / Lowey
03/03/1896 Willard G. Cox
02/10/1900 Sophia Sparklin
07/03/1900 Eddie A. Gibson
01/27/1902 Katherine B. Belt
08/31/1911 Name Changed to Lowey
11/12/1915 Maude E. Cox
01/20/1927 Mabel F, Watson
01/04/1928 Discontinued - Mail sent to Huntingtown

Dares Wharf
02/24/1892 William Virgil Watson
08/07/1907 Charles E. Lyles
03/03/1916 Lillie D Freeland
03/31/1927 Discontinued - Mail sent to Prince Frederick
07/28/1928 Re-established
07/28/1928 Lillie D. Freeland
Unknown    Discontinued

Deep Landing
03/22/1894 Isaac Vanderworker
12/17/1897 Discontinued - Mail sent to Cox

Dowell
12/22/1926 Sadie E. Dowell

Drum Point
02/10/1888 John J. de Barril
02/28/1888 Alexander de Barril
12/12/1901 P. Solomon
Unknown    Discontinued

Dunkirk
07/09/1842 Charles H. Johnson
07/21/1873 Philip T. Sullivan
06/16/1879 William W. Sullivan
12/07/1883 Thomas M. Chaney
08/26/1885 William W. Sullivan
04/16/1889 Philip H. Jones
08/10/1892 Thomas M. Chaney
04/05/1893 Frank O. Smith
12/11/1897 W. Luther Trott
10/11/1899 Milton S. King
01/28/1901 John W. Jones
01/22/1908 Lillie G. Smith
05/06/1914 Joseph E. Dorsey
07/05/1917 James S. Jones
03/??/1943 Inez Jones
06/01/1954 Margaret Whittington

Frazier
05/11/1887 Robert R. Grover
09/09/1911 Benjamin W. Garner
10/15/1913 Robert R. Grover
11/15/1915 Discontinued - Mail sent to Lusby

Governor Run
07/12/1878 John Sedwick
09/01/1882 Thomas J. Young
11/16/1882 Thomas Iva Young
03/02/1883 William A. Peterson
01/10/1887 William A. Dorsey
01/20/1894 Mary D. Dorsey
03/15/1908 Discontinued - Mail sent to Port Republic

Grays
07/13/1914 Ada L. Gray
11/15/1914 Discontinued - Mail sent to Bowens

Hellen
05/24/1882 Charles E. Hellen
09/??/1893 John G. Edmonds
06/16/1899 Discontinued - Mail sent to Island Creek

Huntingtown
Established shortly before July 1, 1796
07/01/1796 James J. Wilkinson
04/01/1799 Aaron Rawlings
01/01/1801 Philip Dorsey
01/01/1808 Lewis Sutton
07/14/1812 Thomas H. Wilkinson
01/24/1820 Robert B. Wilkinson
06/04/1821 James B. Dixon
12/22/1823 George W. Weems
09/19/1828 George Wilkinson
11/05/1842 Henry C. McCeney
10/12/1843 Alexander Harris
05/28/1847 William F. Atwell
01/18/1849 Benjamin H. Harrison
02/28/1850 William W. Beard
09/08/1851 Charles R. Harrison
11/30/1857 Jeremiah J. Cox
03/22/1860 Basil A. Owings
07/01/1867 Richard H. Norfolk
07/29/1878 Virgil C. Cox
12/15/1879 Ida P. Cox
12/22/1879 Ida P. Hardesty
06/02/1881 Annie P. Hardesty
07/12/1883 Joseph M. Sherbert
05/18/1889 Charles W. Spicknall
04/29/1893 Walter H. Sherbert
09/12/1900 Thomas P. Harrison
06/10/1911 Warren T. King

Island Creek
07/12/1878 John C. Parker
07/30/1878 William D. Duke
01/20/1880 Discontinued
07/21/1885 Re-established
07/21/1885 Philip Briscoe
03/16/1895 John T. Edmonds
10/28/1907 Post Office authorized to issued Money Orders
1937              Lola Hardesty
03/??/1939 G. Leland Gott

Lower Marlboro
Established shortly before July 1, 1796
07/01/1796 Zachariah Ward
07/01/1798 Isaac Norfolk
10/01/1805 Joseph Kent
07/01/1806 Robert Allein
12/22/1807 Daniel Kent
01/01/1819 Levin Laurence
01/01/1821 Francis S. Dowell
07/23/1823 James Kent
08/19/1828 Elisha Lake
08/03/1831 James L. M. Taylor
06/01/1837 James Humphreys
06/19/1844 James Humphreys
07/27/1847 Daniel Boyd
12/20/1849 James H. Harrison
12/23/1852 Daniel Boyd
07/26/1853 Philip T. Henry
04/14/1856 Walter Crosby
04/29/1856 Daniel Boyd
12/19/1859 I. Taylor Chambers
05/22/1860 Benjamin B. Harrison
08/31/1863 Thomas Harrison
06/09/1871 John B. M. Dalrymple
07/21/1874 Tilghman W. Sparklin
10/21/1878 John M. Dalrymple
11/14/1910 Samuel J. Cox
06/22/1914 James W. Gibson
05/25/1915 Samuel J. Cox
03/01/1940 Elsie Cox

Lusby's / Lusby
04/04/1884 Thomas F. Lusby
01/12/1898 Joseph J. Bafford
08/15/1913 J. T. Wilson
08/08/1919 Howard J. Pardoe
12/01/1924 Name changed to Lusby
10/01/1953 George E. Pardoe

Mackall
02/29/1876 John B. Mackall
02/08/1877 Discontinued
07/12/1878 Re-established
07/12/1878 John B. Mackall
07/16/1882 Discontinued - Mail sent to Sollers

Mill Creek
06/14/1870 William M. Mellen
12/17/1874 Discontinued

Mill Mount
01/29/1844 George Calvert
11/28/1845 William A. Tolly
04/26/1850 William Tucker
07/26/1865 Ezekiel F. Daniels
08/03/186? Fuller E. Stevens
07/13/1870 Discontinued

Mt. Harmony
11/19/1890 Joseph A., Dixon
10/18/1892 William T. Turner
05/09/1894 Ernest Owings
08/10/1895 Mary F. Baltzell
05/18/1898 Joseph J. Harrison
06/16/1914 W. H. Hutchins
08/13/1917 James S. Russell
02/27/1926 Discontinued - Mail sent to Owings

Mutual
11/19/1890 Arthur A. Harkness
02/24/1896 Mrs. Mary J. Harkness
02/19/1915 Elizabeth S. Harkness
07/01/1943 Walter M. Gott

North Beach
09/03/1909 Charles L. Saur
04/27/1914 Roselia B. Shaw
07/30/1921 Russell D. Guend
08/24/1921 Verna B. Russell
10/11/1941 Mary G. VanEdsinga

Olivet
01/06/1893 George B. Lusby
04/06/1908 Allen Lusby
09/08/1913 William I. Langford
12/06/1917 William E. Langford
05/23/1918 William T. Lusby
01/17/1925 Sue E. Dixon

Owings
03/05/1902 Harry P. Owings
04/01/1903 Edward E. Burckhead
05/06/1914 Herbert O. Trott
10/01/1950 William Gibson

Paris
04/20/1910 Barbara A. England
01/18/1912 Ella L. Witler
1938 Frances Stevens Caldwell
02/15/1943 Mrs. Henry Stevens

Parran
06/04/1886 David G. Bowen
11/02/1906 Louisa V. Bowen
12/20/1916 Joseph S. Essex
02/21/1921 Joseph A Raysinger
02/15/1923 Mary L. Crawford
04/29/1925 Mary L. Crawford Raysinger (Name changed due to marriage)

Plum Point
09/30/1862 Samuel B. Wilson
05/24/186? Discontinued
02/29/1876 Re-established
02/29/1876 William S. Shemwell
09/15/1876 Discontinued
07/12/1878 Re-established
07/12/1878 Samuel B. Wilson
05/29/1893 Joseph A. Dixon

Poplars
10/08/1892 Priscilla C. Chew
03/14/1911 Jane B Gantt
Unknown    Discontinued

Port Republic
12/21/1841 Basil B. Gray
02/08/1943 John Kershaw
09/27/1847 Everett Mills
02/18/1850 Charles H. Bowen
04/14/1851 I. Moriarty
05/10/1851 Elizah J. H. Bowen
03/26/1858 James Smith
05/31/1865 James Smith, Jr.
03/29/1872 Discontinued
04/15/1872 Re-established
04/15/1872 Sewin S. Fowler
01/27/1875 William H. Weedon
12/03/1875 William P. Dorsey
06/20/1881 Kate L. Dorsey
09/27/1885 James Smith
10/12/1886 Benniah Bowen
12/30/1899 Alexander Somervell
04/09/1923 Nannie P. Somervell
05/13/1931 Eloise Somervell

Prince Fredericktown / Prince Frederick
Established on February 28, 1824
02/28/1824 John Beckett
07/19/1824 William Hance
05/31/1831 John I. Brooke
07/28/1838 James B. Dixon
02/21/1844 John H. Bassford
01/09/1850 Dennis B. M. Dixon
03/31/1854 Thomas I. Hutchins
01/04/1860 John Hopwood
02/07/1862 Joseph Hall
05/31/1866 Mrs. Sallie M. Dowell
07/31/1876 Miss Edith V. Dowell
04/07/1887 Charles B. Lyle
01/16/1889 Lee M. Lyle, Jr.
04/20/1889 Anne S. Dowell
04/06/1893 William G. Shemwell
03/25/1907 Annie S. Dowell
04/12/1911 Name was changed from Prince Fredericktown to Prince Frederick
04/12/1911 Annie S. Dowell
04/12/1914 Lizzie M. King
12/01/1942 Ruth W. Bowen
04/01/1943 Irene Hance
11/06/1946 Ruby Williams

Rously
02/08/1915 William W. Bowen
Unknown    Discontinued

Saint Leonard's / Saint Leonard
Established shortly before July 1, 1796
07/01/1796 William Somerville
10/01/1798 John Hellon
01/01/1801 Thomas Dixon
04/01/1902 James Dixon
07/01/1804 Joseph Griffiss
10/01/1805 William C. Dawkins
07/01/1806 George Gray
05/25/1807 James M. Sollers
04/21/1823 William C. Dawkins
05/09/1826 Francis K. Parran
06/17/1828 Hezekiah Coberth
01/06/1832 Samuel S. Hodkins
01/30/1833 Joseph Griffiifs
02/04/1833 Thos. J. Hellen and F. K. Parran, Sureties for the Postmaster. Bond $300
07/10/1835 John Hooper
07/27/1835 Thos. J. Hellen and W. J. Mackall, Sureties for the Postmaster. Bond $300
03/24/1837 Joseph L. Wilson
07/28/1838 James Sollers, Jr.
06/07/1839 Francis K. Parran
10/04/1842 John A. Langston
02/15/1843 Robert L. Clark
08/23/1847 James Humphreys
10/27/1847 Robert L. Clark
09/16/1853 B. H. Ireland
10/04/1856 William J. Parran
07/25/186? Mrs. Rebecca Wilson
08/04/1865 James J. Blackburn
08/13/1866 Discontinued
08/30/1866 Re-established
08/30/1866 James J. Blackburn
05/01/1867 James Dowell
11/19/1869 James H. Frazier
03/21/1894 Name changed to Saint Leonard
03/21/1894 Dorea Frazier
10/01/1898 John Thomas Bond
12/02/1902 James D. Johnson
04/01/1918 Katherine A. Long
12/??/1937 Catherine L. Rosser
05/11/1943 Myrtle Williams

Sheridans Point
07/12/1878 Sallie D. Morsell
05/21/1886 Benjamin P. Duke
09/21/1886 Discontinued - Mail sent to Battle
02/07/1887 Re-established
02/07/1887 Silas W. Bowen
07/09/1895 Sallie D. Dowell
12/15/1910 Discontinued - Mail sent to Adelina

Sollers
03/25/1884 John J. Sollers
03/02/1887 Edward Sollers
03/15/1887 Edwin L. King
05/23/1892 John W. Breeden
10/31/1925 Discontinued - Mail sent to Lusby

Solomon's Island / Solomons
07/11/1870 Charles S. Solomon
08/09/1872 William Solomon
12/22/1875 John D. Shenton
03/04/1884 Name changed to Solomons
03/04/1884 John D. Shenton
04/27/1885 Walter Hellen
12/22/1886 William C. Somervell
11/28/1887 Thomas I. Coster
08/17/1889 Henry C. Marsh
08/10/1893 Joseph J. Todd
02/26/1898 Charles L. Daugherty
01/01/1900 Discontinued - Mail sent to Olivet
01/26/1900 Re-established
01/26/1900 Thomas P. Evans
07/13/1904 Authorized to issue Money Orders
05/23/1914 William H. Condiff
(Appointed by President and confirmed by Senate)
01/17/1922 William H. Condiff (Re-appointed by President and confirmed by Senate)
12/16/1926 William H. Condiff (Re-appointed by President and confirmed by Senate)
12/20/1930 William H. Condiff (Re-appointed by President and confirmed by Senate)
09/??/1952 George Condiff

Stoakley
08/23/1911 Thomas Boyd
03/24/1914 J. Cephas
03/20/1915 James E. Burk
07/03/1916 Lavenia A. Scrivener
02/05/1918 Edith R. Brandy
Unknown    Discontinued

Sunderland / Chestnut Hill
05/16/1840 Richard Sunderland
06/26/1841 John H. Thomas
02/03/1842 Richard Sunderland
01/14/1846 Henry C. S. Hanbert
10/19/1846 Julius Hall
05/23/1848 Richard H. Rawlings
06/08/1848 Named changed to Chestnut Hill
06/08/1848 Richard H. Rawlings
04/11/1849 William H. Wicks
07/26/1851 Discontinued
09/08/1851 Re-established
09/08/1851 Richard H. Rawlings
05/01/1852 Campbell Graham
07/19/1852 Thomas H. Jones
01/15/1853 John L. Lyles
12/11/1854 Discontinued

Sunderlandville / Sunderland
08/13/1856 Walter Crosley
02/19/1859 William H. Sunderland
10/07/1862 Nathaniel D. Wilkinson
04/12/1875 Henry W. Jones
07/29/1878 Martha E. Jones
05/11/1880 Name changed to Sunderland
05/11/1880 Martha E. Jones
07/20/1889 R. Samuel Russell
05/29/1893 J. William Birkhead
06/24/1897 Mary J. Russell
08/20/1910 Mariah H. Russell
05/12/1914 Joseph J. Lyons
05/12/1920 Samuel R, Russell
11/16/1936 Gordon E. Cox

Wallville
12/22/1879 James T. Wall
09/27/1886 Margaret R. Broome
12/22/1886 Joseph P. Sollers
07/05/1893 Margaret R. Broome
02/12/1898 Franklin H. Covington
07/23/1901 Theodore M. Fricke
02/15/1908 Discontinued - Mail sent to Mackall
02/08/1909 Re-established
02/08/1909 Mary S. Gott
06/16/1914 John M. Gott
03/11/1921 Mary S. Gott
Unknown    Discontinued

West Beach
Spring 1934 Cora M. Fortier
01/??/1936 Jeane Fortier

Wilburn
05/15/1906 Oden E. Bowen
11/28/1913 Joseph O. Trott
12/18/1915 Lizzie V. King
11/12/1918 Polk B. Lyons
02/15/1928 Discontinued - Mail sent to Sunderland

Willows
09/30/1879 Mary E. Soper
03/30/1899 Robert McChaney
05/04/1910 Olla W. Soper
03/31/1928 Louisa H. Thomas
07/26/1928 Samuel C. Bowen
1923 Owen Soper
1947 Ruth E. Wilburn

Wilson
07/13/1914 Agabus H. Bowen
Unknown    Discontinued

Most information was derived from the Calvert Independent, Tercentenary Edition, September 23, 1954, Submitted by Rita Bergendahl
Post Offices