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Horace Oscar “Toby” Hall

  • Birth 22 Sep 1854
  • Death 9 Apr 1934
  • Burial Crockett, Houston County, Texas, USA
  • Memorial ID 46463143

The Crockett Courier. Volume XIV -- Number 13. Crockett, Texas. April 12, 1934. Mr. Horace O. Hall, citizen of Crockett for nearly 80 years, died at his home at 9:10 Monday night. Mr. Hall was born Sept. 22, 1854 and he would soon be eighty years old. He was a native of Houston Co. His father was the lamented Captain J.J. Hall, one of Houston County's pioneer citizens and planters. The plantation of the elder Hall was at Hall's Bluff on the Trinity River which location bears the Hall's name until this day. The wife of Horace O. Hall died a number of years ago. Mr. Horace Hall was a good citizen and neighbor. Unobtrusive in his disposition, he retired early to the privacy of farm life and by his own seeking was never in the limelight. In the quiet of his country home just outside the city limits he reared and educated his children, who are :: James F. Hall of Groveton :: Horace O. Hall, Jr. of Houston :: Mrs. Henrietta Walters of Port Neches :: Mrs. Ruth Hamilton of Dallas :: Mrs. Mahala Brownlow of Shreveport :: Miss Susie Hall of Houston. Most of these, including a daughter-in-law, Mrs. Felix Hall and her two children of Tyler, were here for the funeral. Felix Hall died several years ago. Funeral services were held in the Glenwood cemetery Tuesday afternoon at 3:30 o'clock. Rev. B.L. Pool, the Methodist pastor conducting the services. Mr. Hall was a member of the Methodist Church. Interment in charge was T.J. Waller funeral director followed by a religious service. Active pallbearers were C.W. Moore, H. Long, J.L. Arledge, R.J. Spence, T.R. DewPree, D.D. Dishough, J.C. Goolsby and N.S. Boo.... Honorary pallbearers were J.R. Foster, J.W. Shivers, Dr. T.S. Wootters, J.E. Monk, Chas. Hassell, J.W. Arledge, Senator Nat Patton, A.W. Phillips and J.L. Monk. The Courier wishes to join in extending condolences to the bereaved. This obituary was originally shared with benotforgot by Toby's granddaughter, Esther.
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From his Texas certificate of death
Name: H.O. Hall
Death Date: 09 Apr 1934
Death Place: Houston County, Texas
Gender: Male
Race: White
Death Age: 79 years 6 months 17 days
Birth Date: 22 Sept 1854
Birthplace: Houston Co., Texas
Marital Status: Widowed
Father's Name: J.J. Hall
Father's Birthplace: England [sic]
Mother's Name: Mahala Roberts
Mother's Birthplace: Virginia [sic]
Occupation: Farmer
Cemetery: Glenwood Cemetery
Burial Date: 10 April 1934
Informant: Jim Hall, Groveton, Tex.
Doctor: J.S. Wootters, M.D., Crockett, Tex.
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  • Added: 8 Jan 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 46463143
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Horace Oscar “Toby” Hall (22 Sep 1854–9 Apr 1934), Find A Grave Memorial no. 46463143, citing Glenwood Cemetery, Crockett, Houston County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by BeNotForgot (contributor 46974545) .