Blanton-Hooser Cemetery Tombstone Listing
Ellis County, Texas

Enumerated by Jeffrey B. and Justin B Hightower
24 Jul 2000

This cemetery is extremely overgrown and completely neglected. Briar, thistle, and small trees inhibit maneuverability. A four strand barbed wire fence encompassing approximately one acre of land surrounds the cemetery. Located 2.5 miles north of FM 22 on County Rd 4360, 1.8 miles west of Frost, Texas. Situated in the middle of a pasture, About 200 feet east of Hooser Farm Headquarters, which is on the west side of the road. Permission to gain entry was granted by Mr. Hooser prior to entering the gated pasture. Various animals and insects were encountered during this visit including snakes, armadillos and various spiders and deer ticks. This census is approximately 90% complete and is as accurate as possible under the current conditions.
 

SURNAME

GIVEN NAME

BIRTH

DEATH

OTHER INFO

Beckham James E.   Apr 3, 1905 Aged 40 yrs, 7 mos, 18 days
Beckham John A. Dec 18, 1861 Jul 7, 1918  
Beckham E. J. Mar 8, 1862 Jul 25, 1908 w/o J.A.
Beckham Roderick Carroll 1858 1914 "Buck"
Bingham W.W. May 28, 1868 Jul 19, 1869 s/o T.F. & M. J.
[broken stone]
Blanton M. J.   Aug 10, 1859 w/o J.H.
Aged 55 years
Burns J. M Jan 28, 1862 Feb 13, 1905 h/o M.E.
Byrd Mary Alice Aug 9, 1851 Feb 6, 1916  
Chapman W.G. Dec 5, 1852 Mar 10, 1891 footstone =  W G C
Clonts Henry Leon Oct 8, 1896 Jun 8, 1898 s/o J.H. & M.E.
Clonts Martha E. Jun 28, 1858 Jul 2, 1939  
Damron William Robert Dec 3, 1865 Feb 2, 1901  
Elmore Arnie (Annie) Cary May 28, 1905 Jul 9, 1906 s/o J.E. & L.A.
Elmore Julia E. Mar 16, 1844 Apr 6, 1917 footstone =  J E E
w/o D.E.
Elmore D.E. Feb 1, 1832 Aug 30, 1911  
Gagle Elijah May 4, 1887 Aug 26, 1894 s/o J.A. & E.A
Gideon I.F. Apr 21, 1811 Nov 5, 1895  
Gwin A.R. Feb 20, 1841 Nov 28, 1907  
Hambrick W. H. (W.W.) Mar 13, 1874 Jul 4, 1924  
Hambrick Hollice Aug 10, 1880 Jan 24, 1903 s/o W.R. & R.M.
Hambrick M.E. Aug 11, 1860 Nov 6, 1904 w/o W.E.
Aged 44 yrs, 2 mos, 25 days
Harper Georgia A. Jan 23, 1873 Oct 1, 1873 d/o W.P. & M.A.
[broken stone]
Harper Nangy (Nancy) Nov 24, 1871 Dec 23, 1871 d/o W.P. & M.A.
Harper Martha A. C. Feb 16, 1878 Dec 15, 1878 d/o W.P. & M.A.
Harper Lou K. Oct 17, 1876 Aug 19, 1877 d/o W.P. & M.A.
Harper Marthy A. Sep 15, 1852 Apr 15, 1878 w/o W.P. [broken stone]
Henderson Robt. Dec 29, 1822 Feb 3, 1883 footstone =  R. H.
Hodges W.B. Dec 14, 1854 Nov 30, 1889 h/o M.E.
Hollingsworth Mary G. Sep 2, 1897 Jun 7 1899 d/o H.B. & A.
Hooser John H. Dec 15, 1871 Jul 16, 1942 footstone = J H H
Hooser        
Hooser Baby Feb 12, 1907 Mar 10, 1907 s/o J.H. & Dora
Hooser James F. Feb 8, 1885 May 2, 1901 s/o J.W. & Dollie
Hooser Wimp S. Jun 29, 1891 Jun 26, 1894 s/o S.S. & L.G.
Hooser Samuel R. Feb 6, 1893 May 13, 1894 s/o J.W. & Dollie
Hooser Jodies Alma Jul 22, 1887 Aug 7, 1887 d/o J.W. & D.
Hooser Jodie May 7, 1873 Jan 20, 1882  
Jones Fannie L. Jan 13, 1886 Sep 24, 1909 w/o W.R. (H.R.)
Jones Esther Jul 15, 1908 Aug 3, 1910 d/o G.H. & Bettie
Jones Alma Feb 13, 1900 Jul 5, 1916 d/o G.H. & Bettie
Jordan Infant   Jan 25, 1904  
Jordan Thomas J. Jan 4, 1879 Jun 26, 1882 s/o D.M. & D.E.
Aged 3 yrs, 5 mos, 22 days
King Cora Jul 31, 1882 Sep 28,1882 d/o J.T. & M.A.
King Earlie May 19, 1896 May 6, 1897 s/o J.T. & M.A.
King Pleasant May 7, 1884
(1888)
Jun 16,1898 s/o J.T. & M.A.
King J.T. Dec 7, 1881 Jul 18, 1905 [very large monument]
Woodman of the World
Lowry William B. Feb 16, 1848 Jul 19, 1894 s/o A.B. & M.M.
M       [buried stone]
footstone = C. L. M.
Mc Fadden James C. Sep 16, 1882 Jun 11, 1885 s/o J.M. & M.L.
Mc Fadden Minnie A. Jul 25, 1880 Sep 6, 1893 d/o J.M. & M.L.
Mc Fadden Lena S. Jul 1, 1858 Apr 11, 1889 d/o J.L. & M.L.
Mc Fadden James Aug 15, 1852 Dec 2, 1882  
Mc Fadden B. F. Feb 4, 1851 Aug 4, 1882 [broken stone]
Meyers Leetha Standifer Feb 14, 1871 Feb 14, 1913 [shares headstone with
daughter Jennie Mae]
Meyers Jennie Mae Nov 27, 1896 Feb 11, 1913 d/o Leetha Standifer
Morgan T.W. Mar 19, 1869 Sep 29, 1899 Aged 30 yrs, 6 mos, 10 days
Morgan John D. Dec 10, 1885 Dec 28, 1886 s/o W.J. & H.E.
[broken stone]
Morgan O.G. Mar 2, 1847 Mar 27, 1882 w/o W. J.
d/o R.H. & Malindy Harper
Born Crawford Co, Ark.
Died Ellis, Co, Tex
Morgan   Mar 26, 1881 Aug 7, 1882 [broken stone]
footstone = E. G. M.
Morgan N.J. Feb 5, 1857 Aug 6, 1868 d/o W.L & N.S.
Morgan Z.M. Feb 25, 1853 Jul 25, 1853 s/o W.L.B.& N.S.
Morgan Mary E. Upchurch Mar 2, 1857 Nov 17, 1893 Married: J.W. Morgan
Dec 23, 1883
Morgan Sarah E. Sep 1860 Nov 1880 w/o L.V.(L.U. or J.W.)
[broken stone]
Morgan Robert W. Apr 5, 1855 Jul 31, 1887 h/o N.J. [broken stone]
Phillips James R. Sep 22, 1868 Jan 19, 1895  
Pitt T.R. Sep 29, 1904 Oct 22, 1905 s/o W.E. & S.A.
Pitt Annie L. Dec 28, 1908 Apr 4, 1909 d/o W.E. & Annie
Pitt Baby Nov 28, 1912 Jul 8, 1913 s/o W.E. & Annie
Radney Laura Oct 30, 1885 Mar 13, 1918 "Mother"
Rattakan V. P. Aug 18, 1806 Sep 19, 1876  
Rowan Cody Jan 11, 1913 Mar 24, 1913 d/o J.H. & Mary
Sanders Infant 1901 1901 s/o J.M. & H.E.
Sanders Johnie V. Mar 31, 1900 Oct 11, 1906 d/o J.M. & H.E.
Sharp Mary F. Aug 3, 1889 Jun 20, 1890 d/o J.M. & J.L.
Sharp Marry E.(Harry, Marrg) Feb 10, 1887 Apr 4, 1887 d/o W.M.H & M.H.
Sharp G.W. Mar 9, 1888 Dec 31, 1903 s/o W.H.(W.L,) & H.H.(L.L.)
Sharp Annie F. Jan 22, 1884 Sep 23, 1898  
Sharp William H. Nov 14, 1859 Dec 28,1891 [broken stone]
Slay Ruth Rolono Aug 29, 1885 Oct 31, 1888 d/o G.T. & M.L.
Slay Viola J. Jun 27, 1896 Sep 11, 1896 d/o G.T. & M.L.
Slay Susan Wilmer Mar 11, 1894 Oct 11, 1895 d/o G.T. & M.L.
Slay Mary Alice Jul 11, 1887 Oct 18, 1892 d/o G.T. & M.L.
Small Lucy B. Feb 27, 1858 Apr 14, 1895 w/o D.L.
Smith Mrs. M.M.   Mar 8, 1874 Aged 73 yrs [broken stone]
Smithey Viola J. Sep 18, 1867 Aug 24, 1909 Beloved w/o W.L.
Standifer W.T. "Bud" Nov 24, 1873 Apr 1, 1947  
Standifer Martha A Jul 20, 1868 Mar 3, 1946  
Standifer E.B. "Pone" Dec 18, 1863 Feb 23, 1938  
Standifer B.F. Oct 12, 1861 Mar 17, 1923  
Thompson T.N. Aug 26,1829 Dec 7, 1884 [broken stone]
footstone = T. N. T.
Thompson R.H. Oct 20, 1859 Jun 22, 1891 h/o Mif. P (Mrs. P)
Thompson M.A. Oct 28, 1837 Jan 28, 1901 w/o T.N.
Tolar Nancy May 7 1802 Sep 29, 1886  
Walace Sarah Dec 20, 1854 May 15, 1890  
Walace A.G. Dec 31, 1832 Sep 17, 1886  
Walace Mary K. Mar 25, 1890 Oct 15, 1894 d/o W.A. & S.A.
Walace Martha E. Jul 3, 1855 Jun 14, 1914 w/o E.W.
Westbrod Mary Sue Dec 9, 1885 Jul 5, 1893 d/o J.L. & H.K.
Wilkins Willie A. May 14, 1910 Apr 30, 1911  
Williams Lyddletons Aug 16, 1867 Apr 12, 1899 s/o M.S. & S.
Williams William A. Nov 24, 1869 Feb 23, 1889 s/o B. & M.C.
? W.A. Jan 28, 1851 Aug 21, 1902 [broken stone]
?       [unreadable headstone]
?       [broken stone, face down]
?       [broken stone, face down]

 Notes:

Parenthesis () annotate a difficult read on the Stone and the possible other inscriptions.
s/o = Son of, d/o = Daughter of, w/o = Wife of, h/o = Husband of

 Contact Information:

Jeffrey B. Hightower
302 W. Virginia Ave.

Temple, Texas 76501
(254) 771- 5019
Jhighto507@aol.com 
 

 

 

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