John James Altman, First Postmaster of Vox

John James Altman, first Postmaster of Vox, SC

John James Altman (1846-1905) was the first postmaster in Vox 

Vox Post Office - Voice of the People

The closed up Vox Post Office. 

Vox Post Office - Roadside view

Another view of the post office.

John James Altman (1846-1905) was the son of William Samuel Altman and Rachel Goud. He was the first Postmaster of the Vox Community.

He was married twice, first to Zilphia Ham Stone (1848-1879) and after her death to Drucilla Thompson (1862-1935).

John served in the Civil War in Co. B 3rd Palmetto Battalion, Lt. Artillery, and also in Abner's Battery of Sharpshooters.

Children with Zilphia Stone:
Frances Elizabeth Altman Eaddy (1867-1947)
Viola Victoria Altman Hanna (1870-1966)
John Briley Altman (1873-1941)
Carrie Mettierue Altman (1876-1891)
Susan Eulalia Altman Stone (1878-1961)

Children with Druecilla Thompson:
Otwell Wood Altman (1881-1947)
Charles Haskel Altman (1884-1939)
John Henry Altman (1887-1949)
Rachel Elizabeth Altman Thompson Altman (1890-1930)
Josie Olee Altman Tanner (1893-1970)
John James Altman, Jr. (1894-1949)
Dallie M. Altman Evans Powell (1898-1970)
Warren Bryan Altman (1899-1959)