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Carol Ann Hoch (#47059088)
 member for 7 years, 4 months, 3 days
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Bio Photo I was born and raised in Houston County. My father, Tommie Johnson is buried at Wesley Chapel. I still miss him. I would like to thank everyone who has left a flower on his memorial. He was a wonderful man. My greatgrandmother Anne Lightfoot,is buried in Widnes, England.

I am also the ggggrandaughter of Captain Samuel Harrison Bowen, and also James Jennings. Who both served our Country when the Tea Party first sprang into action. I am a member of The Houston County Historical Commission located in the Courthouse Annex in Crockett.

I believe very strongly in cemetery preservation. Cemeteries in most cases are the only history of those that came before us. Like rare books in a library once it's lost it's lost forever.My only intention is to create a HISTORICAL RECORDING of those who are "Gone, but not Forgotten" before their tombstones are lost forever. This is copied from a fellow graver: "Get out and photograph memorials while they are still readable. This site is primarily for GRAVE photos not genealogy, preserve those memories that are quickly fading."

For those who wonder about such things, when the number of memorials managed is higher than the number of memorials created, this is due to a few members who decided to transfer their memorials to multiple Findagrave contributors .... . and I am honored to be one of the contributors trusted to look after some of those memorials.

How do I clean a headstone or grave marker?
Unless you are related to the interred on the headstone in question, DO NOT do anything to the headstone.

FROM THE FAQS: If you want to add from an obituary: Newspapers represent a very good source of information as a public record. What we ask is that those who index and memorialize the deceased from newspapers and other 3rd party accounts do so with full respect of copyright, refrain from adding information about living people, and respond generously to the family of the deceased.

FROM THE FAQS: Last Name as you would find it on the tombstone, if the interred had more than one marriage or other possible spellings please place this information in the bio and use the family links. Do not include honorary or other suffixes in the Last Name field.

I am happy to share ANYTHING that I post. Just check to be sure a family picture did not come from someone else's Collection. The source of the photograph will be posted under the photo.I have no crazy rules, My pictures are your pictures. Feel free to beg, borrow, steal with no intent to return. I take pictures of headstones out of kindness ... not for my ego or for the "numbers."

Be kind to one another because - One day we will all be, 'just a name' etched in stone. "Nothing is ended until it is Forgotten."

This is the day the Lord hath made. I will rejoice and be glad in it! (and not spend the whole day working on Findagrave!)


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Messages left for Carol Ann Hoch (440)[Leave Message]
Stephanie B. Ddughdhnemimnier
RE: Hi Sweet Cousin
lol, I decided it was something I could do with my free time.
Added by Stephanie B. Ddughdhnemim... on Feb 08, 2016 6:14 PM
Paul Gunnels
RE: Nancy
Nancy is my mother... She would be laughing at me trying to read all of her family stuff. Thanks Carol, have a great evening.

Paul Gunnels
Added by Paul Gunnels on Feb 07, 2016 6:38 PM
RE: Ora Vienna Hunt Byrne
Thank you for making the updates. I have been working on the Hunt family and making the links to parents, children and other family members.

Added by Grave_Walker on Feb 06, 2016 12:22 PM
RE: Ericka Irmagard Jacobs
You're welcome, I also added some for her husband and daughter.
Added by Dee on Jan 22, 2016 5:44 PM
Lorraine Deck
Hi how all is well with you. I am doing some research and I see you have pictures of some of the people I am looking for. I am guessing they are family to you. but with my research and seeing yours I would like to talk with you. You have Gjertrud and peter brevik and there children. I have the same names and picture as have but your tribute does not show Manda Elvina. and I am wondering why?
Added by Lorraine Deck on Jan 21, 2016 9:34 AM
Jeffrey Claytor
McCarter, Lasiter in Houston County
Thank you for recording the edits and family links and all you are doing to preserve the memory of these families.
Best wishes,
Jeffrey Claytor
Added by Jeffrey Claytor on Jan 20, 2016 6:42 AM
RE: Donald E Lilley
You're surely welcomed, Carol!
Added by CryptoGram on Jan 17, 2016 8:44 PM
Mrs Billy Harden
57647438 Carrie Reinicke
I thought you might be related to Carrie Reinecke since you left notes on her Find A Grave site. Her paternal grandmother is Nancy Ann Neel, Find A Grave# 130799340, she is listed in the Leesville Cemetery in Gonzales County, Texas. There are 50 unmarked graves there. I have been unable to locate the graves of her grandparents, Jacob Shields and Nancy Ann Neel Harden, and her birth parents, Calvin and Etta Carpenter Harden. Both of her parents died in 1919 and her dad's sister and husband, Carrie Harden and William E. Boatner adopted her. There are a number of cemeteries in the area near Leesville, Gonzales, Texas, and some may have used Leesville Cemetery as a generic term. Thanks you for your response.
Added by Mrs Billy Harden on Jan 03, 2016 10:24 PM
Tim Allen
Sy Tryon, Jr, #117175581
Hi Carol,

Since you live in Houston County I'm hoping you can help. I've just created a memorial for Sy Tryon, Sr. and I'm going to send you an edit to attach him to Sy, Jr. However, I found the death certificate for Sy, Jrs. mother Azzie and it shows she's in the Crockett Colored Cemetery. I don't see it listed on Houston County cemeteries so do you know if it's the same as Forest Lawn or if it has another name?


Added by Tim Allen on Jan 03, 2016 11:11 AM
Barbara Howard Pointer
RE: Laura Calhoun
Thank you. I appreciate your response.
Added by Barbara Howard Pointer on Dec 23, 2015 3:28 PM
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