The family of Henry and Rosa Hill pose for this 1900 portrait
by a Sherman/Denison photographer named Snell. Mrs. Hill lived to
be 105 and died in Sherman in 1974 as the oldest Grayson County resident.
Pictured are, from left: Aaron, Henry, Charlie, Carrie, Rosa and
After this picture Rosa had three more children, Bill, Ruth and
Emma. She started making patch work quilts at age 60 and completed over
200 before her death.
Van Alstyne Public Library Collection
They are buried in the West Hill Cemetery in Sherman,Tx.