Theresa
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Title:Theresa
History:Theresa Post Office was established on October 17, 1882 in Albany County prior to the formation of Converse County. Lizzie Henry was the postmaster. It was discontinued on August 30, 1902 and its mail then handled by the Douglas Post Office. (Wyoming Post Offices) Country postoffice in Converse County, 20 miles north from Glenrock, the nearest railroad point. Stockraising the principal industry. Population, 12. (Wyoming State Business Directory, 1901-02)
County:Converse
Feature Category:Manmade Features
Origin Of Name:At the time of the establishment of the post office in 1882, the local name for the location was Brown Springs. (Wyoming Post Offices) Michael Henry received several patents on land at this location in 1917 and 1922. (General Land Office Records) Michael Henry is listed on the 1880 Decennial Census of Wyoming with his family including daughters Lizzie and Theresa. (United States Census, 1880)Theresa Post Office was established on October 17, 1882 in Albany County prior to the formation of Converse County. Lizzie Henry was the postmaster. It was discontinued on August 30, 1902 and its mail then handled by the Douglas Post Office. (Wyoming Post Offices) Country postoffice in Converse County, 20 miles north from Glenrock, the nearest railroad point. Stockraising the principal industry. Population, 12. (Wyoming State Business Directory, 1901-02)
Type (DCMI):JPEG
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Document ID:11139950

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