Monday, November 26, 2012

Doster Kansas.

Sumner County.
Bluff township, map, 1883.
On the county map Doster can be found in Township 34-South and Range 4-West.  On the township map Doster can be fount in section 13.  In 1883, Doster was in section 13, however some time between 1883 and 1902 some of the townships must have been divided up, for the township maps of 1902 and 1918, Doster is found in section 26.
Land owners of Bluff Township, section 13, 1883.
M. C. Gordon.
C. Lewis.
D. A. Brown
B. Chestnut.
Jos. Chesrnut.
William Ward.

Post Office.

Doster post office open around December 27, 1878.  Anthoney N. Wilson was appointed first post master from December 27, 1878 to May 15, 1891.  He was appointed again in 1902.
Doster Kansas, 1912.
Doster, a small village of Sumner county, is a station on the Kansas Southwestern R. R. 6 miles west of Caldwell and about 20 miles south-west of Wellington, the county seat. mail is received by rural delivery from Caldwell.

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