Wednesday, September 26, 2012
Coss was like many other Post Office stations through out Kansas. They open and then disappeared within a few years. These post offices came and want so fast that little or no record is found of them. Coss was one of these post office, Brown County History says nothing about Coss. Coss is in Brown County in Walnut Township. On the county map Coss is shown to be in Township,2-south and Range 15-east section 35. Coss was a few miles South-East of Fairview, which is in section 34. Coss Post Office open on March 9, 1885, and closed it's doors on April 29, 1887.
Here are a few business men who used Coss as their P. O., address as of 1887.
John Jr., Kaserman, Stock and Farming. Grapes a Specialy, from Switzerland, came to county 1861.
M. Schaible, Farmer and Stock Raiser, from Germany, came to county 1874.
J. H. Sr., Vandalsem, Retired Farmer, from Ohio, came to county 1879.
J. H. Jr., Vandalsem, Farmer and Stock Raiser, from Illinois, came to county 1879.