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John Brown's grocery store in Fairwater. Brown served as Fairwater's postmaster in 1879.
The post office was located
in the store.

 

Early records of the post offices in Fond du Lac County are available from the following sources: (1) Table of Post Offices in the United States (Washington: W. & J. C. Greer, Printers, 1851), (2) James S. Ritchie, Wisconsin and Its Resources (Philadelphia: Charles DeSilver, and Chicago: W. B. Keen, 1858), and (3) Post Office Directory: List of Post Offices in the United States (Washington: Government Printing Office, 1870). Comparative records from those sources follow. Spellings are offered as printed.

 

1851 1858 1870
Alcove
Alto
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Auburn
Alcove
Alto
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Ashford
Auburn
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Armstrong's Corners
Ashford
Auburn
Avoca
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Badger
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Bothelle
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Black Hawk
Bothelle
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Banner
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Calumet Village
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Ceresco
Brandon
Byron
Calumet Village
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Ceresco
Brandon
Byron
Calumet Village
Calvary
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Dotyville
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Eden
El Dorado
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Dotyville
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Eden
El Dorado
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Dotyville
Dundee
Eden
El Dorado
El Dorado Mills
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Fair Water
Fond du Lac
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Empire
Fair Water
Fond du Lac
Foster
Elmore
Empire
Fair Water
Fond du Lac* (c. h.)
Foster
Friendship
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Lamartine
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Hinesberg
Junius
Ladoga
Lamartine
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Hinesberg
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Ladoga
Lamartine
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Metomen
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Marytown
Metomen
Moria
Murone
Nanaupa
Marytown
Metomen
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Nanaupa
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Oakfield
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Newfane
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Oakfield
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New Cassel
Newfane
New Prospect
Oakfield
Oakfield Centre
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Owascus
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Rock River
Rosendale
Oceola
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Rosendale
Osceola
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Ripon*
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Rosendale
Rush Lake
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Springvale
Taycheeda
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Rush Lake
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Taycheeda
Waucousta
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Saint Cloud
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Taycheedah
Waucousta
Waupun
West Rosendale
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Wawpun
West Rosendale
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Waupun*
West Rosendale
Woodhull

* Money-order office

Last updated 2/13/2000 This page is part of the ongoing project to document the history of Fond du Lac County. If you have information to share about these records, please contact Bob Schuster by email at rmschust@facstaff.wisc.edu or at 6020 Kristi Circle, Monona, Wisconsin 53716, (608) 221-1421.