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Carol Anne Hoch (#47059088)
 member for 8 years, 6 months, 17 days
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Bio Photo I was born and raised in Houston County. My father, Tommie Johnson was laid to rest 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. 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 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, preserve those memories that are quickly fading."A while ago someone asked me why I do this, why do I spend time in cemeteries, taking pictures of graves, researching families that aren't my own, adding them here, linking and transferring, talking to people and finding out more. Ask me every day and I imagine I'd have a different answer every one, but in the end it boils down to love. I love what I do, and I love my family, and know that everyone was once loved, loved others, and just because they have died doesn't mean that they don't deserve the love of the living, even if it isn't a relative or friend.

FROM THE FAQS: 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 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 Find A Grave!)

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Eric Jelle
RE: Dorothy LeMay
Thank you!
Added by Eric Jelle on Apr 20, 2017 12:32 AM
Brenda Hoogterp Green
RE: Thad, Renora & Jacob Mansel
Good deal! Glad I could help get them in the right cemetery!
Added by Brenda Hoogterp Green on Apr 19, 2017 6:17 PM
Thank you!
Thank you from the bottom of my heart for remembering my dad, Frank Joseph Balusek and mom, Vonnie Vernell Balusek in Rock Prairie Cemetery!
Added by GaryO on Apr 16, 2017 11:43 PM
Brenda Hoogterp Green
Thad, Renora & Jacob Mansel
I was at the Marquez Cemetery today and took pictures of Thad, Renora and Jacob Hale Mansel's headstones. The memorial for Renora is in the Mexia City Cemetery. I noticed her death certificate stated that burial would be in Mexia but I believe that was a mistake of the informant. If you agree would you move her memorial to Marquez Cemetery?
Thanks for all you do!
Brenda Hoogterp Green
Added by Brenda Hoogterp Green on Apr 14, 2017 2:05 PM
Judy Steed Davis
Laura E Steed
Carol, I noticed the information on Laura E Steed, (1871-1903) 1st wife of Robert William Steed (1875-1918). This is correct. What is NOT correct is her nickname "Washie". Washie is William's 2nd wife. Washie Day Steed Linderman (1887-1968. She is buried in Enon Cemetery in Hagerville, Houston Co, TX.

Washie is my grandmother. William Robert my grandfather. Judy Steed Davis
Added by Judy Steed Davis on Apr 14, 2017 11:39 AM
Jeff Bowen
RE: Samuel Harrison Bowen

I only have two sons attributed to Samuel Harrison Bowen and
Nancy Freeman. They are James L. Bowen and Thomas A. Bowen born in 1835 and 1837. Most of the people that have
attended the reunion are descended from one of Stephen S.
Bowen's children including the Texas branch. I would love to have more information on the descendants of Samuel Harrison
I have traced one line through Samuel Harrison Jr. to Randolph county AL and then some on to Morgan and Cullman counties which is near where I live coincidentally.
Feel free to contact me by email at your convenience I would love to hear from you
Jeffrey Glenn Bowen
Added by Jeff Bowen on Apr 03, 2017 12:58 PM
Eric Jelle
RE: Dorothy LeMay
Great - I appreciate your help with this!
Added by Eric Jelle on Mar 30, 2017 10:59 AM
Eric Jelle
Thank you for updating the parent links!
Added by Eric Jelle on Mar 30, 2017 10:58 AM
Eric Jelle
Edward D Dawes Lemay 9292802
Hi Carol,

We have lost the last cousin from her generation recently so would you please add the following parent links to her memorial. Thank you.

Father: John T. Dawes 46247520

Mother Johnnie A. Dawes 46247682
Added by Eric Jelle on Mar 18, 2017 12:12 AM
Colton Delano Sledge, Jr

He is buried here-

DATE OF BIRTH: 10/17/1939
DATE OF DEATH: 08/15/2014
BURIED AT: Section 102, Site 238
(214) 467-3374

Thanks K.
Added by K on Mar 15, 2017 4:56 PM
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