ANSLEY’S POST OFFICE
The ﬁrst postmaster was Sam Royds, appointed. He died before his term expired and his wife, now Mrs. B. J. Tierney, ﬁlled out the term. In their order the postmasters, since Royds, have been Major E. S. Ellison, A. H. Turpen, T. T. Varney, Thomas Wright, E. P. Gaines, and A. H. Shepard. The ﬁrst rural route was established in 1904, with Joe Hyatt as the carrier. There are at present three regular and two Star routes.
History of Custer County, Nebraska, A Narrative of the Past, with special emphasis upon the pioneer period of the county’s history, its social, commercial, educational, religious and civic development from the early days to the present time.
William Levi Gaston, A. R. Humphrey
Copyright, 1919 by Western Publishing & Engraving Co.