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Carol Hoch (#47059088)
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Bio Photo I was born and raised in the Wesley Chapel Community. My father, TommieJohnson is buried in the Wesley Chapel Cemetery. 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. She passed away not long after my Mother came to Texas.

I am also the ggggrandaughter of Captain Samuel Harrison Bowen, and also James Jennings. Who both lived 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. Marty Cash, a Fallen Graver, who dearly loved The Houston County Historial Commission, was dedicated heart and soul to recording Houston County Cemeteries, was my mentor. Please visit her memorial page and leave her a flower. 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."

Genealogy, begins as an interest, becomes a hobby, continues as an avocation and in the last stages, is an incurable disease.
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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 was 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.

*Please do not add Death Certificates to my memorials on here - the information could freely be gathered by those attempting identity theft of the deceased, and could potentially contain information about living relatives. Thank you.

I am happy to share ANYTHING that I post. 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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John Wallace
Carol, I enjoyed and greatly appreciated your bio in Findagrave. Is the John Wallace buried in Old Cedar Branch Cemetery, Houston Co, Texas, possibly the John Wallace listed in Census 1860 in Houston Co, TX, 46 yrs old, born NC(1814), wife Hiva or Eva 49 born NC (1811), daughters MA. and S.A.

I could not find any of these people in 1870 census in Texas, Except I believe Sara Jane Wallace, born Oct 4, 1851 in Houston Co, TX, married June 25, 1868 to James Jefferson Smitherman and they were in Houston Co in 1870.

I could find no Texas death record for John Wallace, or his wife Eva, but daughters Mary Wallace and Sarah Jane Wallace Smitherman are listed for many years in Houston County and McLennan County Texas. Would greatly appreciate any information you might have on this John Wallace. - Mary
Added by Mary on Jan 31, 2015 6:37 PM
Mary Watts
Andrew Gossett

Thank you for the information on the term as Sheriff for Andrew Gossett. I did not originally create his Find A Grave page but your additional information will be added to his bio.

Added by Mary Watts on Jan 26, 2015 3:29 PM
Hi Carol..
Can you help me! Iam trying to find Jackson family photos..that where in Anderson county and houston county..marriage name links are the taylor,hughling,vickery,Shipper,Miller

James Harrison Jackson Children where my cousins

you can email me at

Thanks! Barb!
Added by barbara on Jan 24, 2015 11:51 PM
darla halley
Danial Patton
I think you have his birthdate correct,I don't remember them being in Houston when he was born.I will ask because maybe they were.

Thank You for creating a memorial page and I like the picture that you added.

I'm not even sure where Shasta was living.Corpus Christi was where I last heard and I was told she moved again.

darla halley
Added by darla halley on Jan 21, 2015 3:23 PM
RE: Nettie Barnhill
Looks good, I will delete my memorial now.
Added by bbarnhill on Jan 21, 2015 3:11 PM
Lee Hale
Tipton Philip Barnhill
Carol, Sorry about that but T P Barnhill's number is 9149979. I already had the photos but don't know what I'm doing. Lee Hale
Added by Lee Hale on Jan 16, 2015 3:48 PM
Taffie Pounders
RE: Roy Reeves
I saw you are a part of the houston county historical club...Several years ago one of my aunts got a book at a family reunion at Enon. Do you know where I might could get a copy of that book. It had the information of several gravesites of my ancestors.

Thank You Taffie
Added by Taffie Pounders on Jan 09, 2015 9:16 PM
William Randall Collins
Carol, FYI, I submitted a merge request on this name several days ago. Administration just hasn't gotten around to it apparently. New year rolled around and they seem to be very slow getting to requests thus far.
Added by Deb on Jan 09, 2015 2:46 PM
Joyce Hobson
Thank you.
Added by Patrivia on Jan 05, 2015 7:22 AM
Brandy Little Scarbrough
James Jennings
I just happened across your profile and James Jennings from alabama is my 4 times great grandfather,I believe we are related somehow,would like to hear from you when you get a chance,thanks,brandy little scarbrough from troy,alabama
Added by Brandy Little Scarbrough on Jan 03, 2015 6:52 AM
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