Jared Ellison Groce

Jared Ellison Groce

Death 20 Nov 1836 (aged 54)
Burial Unknown
Memorial ID 10493435 · View Source
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Historical Marker 8587
White Hall, Texas
Erected 1936

Site of the home built in 1833 by Jared Ellison Groce (1782-1836) Generally known as "Groce's Retreat." Here he died November 20, 1836. The name "Retreat" was continued for a post office and village two miles to the east after the house was torn down.

It is reported by the Texas Historical Society that Jared is supposedly buried at his Bernardo Plantation south of Hempstead, Texas.



Gravesite Details Was a masonic pyramid, only small pedestal with a few bricks remain with JEG remains.


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  • Created by: Sandi Costa
  • Added: 18 Feb 2005
  • Find a Grave Memorial 10493435
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