47345: Post Office of Greens Fork, Indiana

Greens Fork Post OfficeWashington (later known as Greens Fork) Post office was established in 1811. In 1824 it was known as route 3031 and L.R. Browell was contracted to deliver the mail. 

Greens Fork Post Office
15 South Main
Greens Fork, IN  47345

(765) 886-5341

 

 

 

Postmasters

  • Dr. William W. Bunnell  - August 22, 1818
  • James W. Scott  - January 2, 1841
  • Elias F. Halliday -  April 20, 1848
  • Edwin F. Ogborn -  April 22, 1851
  • Moses Hatfield - December 19, 1851
  • Cyrus E. Gates  - January 30, 1854
  • Thomas M. Kerr -  April 11, 1855
  • Moses Hatfield  - March 25, 1859
  • Jonathan Elliott  - April 15, 1861
  • Albert H. Gunckel -  November 20, 1862
  • Moses Hatfield  - March 23, 1864
  • Martin L. Roller  - May 31, 1866
  • William S. Hatfield  - April 7, 1870
  • William Roller
  • John Ellis, Jr. (P.O. was robbed during the time he was postmaster.)
  • Ernest Newman
  • Edith Albertson  - 1932
  • Sue Reece -  April 7, 1939 (Appointed by Franklin Roosevelt)
  • Dorothy Howard
  • Joseph Fouts  - Abt. 1960-70
  • Paul Durbin, Jr. - Spring 1982 to May 25, 1984
  • Donna Heath - 1987
  • Brenda Kitchell - March 1985 to August 1996
  • Priscilla Jones - 1996 to present

Special thanks to Jayne Beers of the Clay Township Historical and Preservation Society for providing this information.

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