Stephen Alexander Foote
Dr. Stephen Alexander Foote
Dr. Foote was born 12 Apr 1870 in Brazos County,
TX and died 7 Jan 1931 at his residence, 2610 Stanford St. in
Houston, Harris County, TX. He was buried at
Wharton City Cemetery, Wharton, Wharton County, TX
He was the son of Stephen Daniel Foote
Elizabeth Hill "Bettie" Roberdeau Foote (1828-1900)
He married on 7 Sep 1899 to
Lucile Huston b 5 Jan 1879 in Cedar Creek, TX and d 18 Feb
1952, Harris County, TX
She was the daughter of Peacher Gratton Huston (17 May 1847 AL - 4
May 1910 Wharton Co., TX) and Emma Carlock Huston (2 Mar 1852 AL -
15 Dec 1931 Wharton Co., TX)
Molly Laflin Foote
Stephen A. Foote, Jr.
1880 Wharton County,
Bettie H. Foote, age 50, b VA
Mattie Foote, age 26, b VA
Lillie Foote, age 24, b VA
Robodore [Roberdeau] Foote, age 22, b VA, Clerk in Store
Cora Foote, age 17, b TX
Albert Foote, age 16, b TX
Steven Foote, age 10, b TX
Matagorda County Census - 5th Street Bay City
Stephen A. Foote, age 40, married 10 years, Physician
Lucille Foote, age 32, b TX
Laflin Foote, age 9, b TX
Stephen A. Foote, Jr., age 2 b TX
M. D., 98; Students Council; Physician; co. health
officer, mem. Masons. Ave G and 6th [office] and 5th St.
[home], Bay City, Texas
General Register of the Students and Former Students
of the University of Texas, 1917
Matagorda County Census
Stephen A. Foote, age 30, b Apr 1870 TX, Physician
Lucille Foote, age 22, b Jan 1878 AL
Matagorda County Census - 5th Street Bay City
S. A. Foote, Dr., age 48, b TX, Physician, General
S. A. Foote, Mrs., age 42, b AL
Lafflin Foote, age 19, b TX
Stephen Foote, age 12, b TX
Emma Foote, age 7, b TX
Houston City Directory
Dr. Stephen A. Foote died Jan 7 1931
Stephen A. Foote, Jr. 2610 Stanford
Dr. Foote's home in Bay City
Matagorda Pharmacy in 2012
Dr. Foote graduated from the University of Texas
Medical Branch in Galveston and graduated in 1898.
Co-Founder of Wharton Spectator
The history of the Wharton Journal-Spectator dates back to A.
Foote and his brother, Dr. Stephen A. Foote, early relatives of
Wharton's Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Horton Foote. They began
publishing the Wharton Spectator on Nov. 2, 1889, beginning
one branch of the modern-day Journal-Spectator family tree.
The Shannon family — brothers F. W., Hal and Emmett — bought it in
Members of LaSalle Lodge 47 I. O. O. F.
Stephen A. Foote, age 31, initiated March 30, 1901
Mrs. S. A. Foote and little
daughter left for Wharton Sunday to visit her parents indefinitely.
--Matagorda County Tribune, December 11, 1903
On July 5, 1905, Dr. J. E. Simons bought the property. The other
partners joined the business on January 24, 1906. The old Rice
Saloon was demolished, and in its place, a two-story building was
constructed of concrete blocks, which were made in Bay City. The
contractors were J. W. White and O. E. Hatchet The other partners
sold their stock to Dr. P. E. Parker and Dr. J. E. Simons, who later
sold the drugstore to Grover and Layton Moore.
S. A. Foote, M. D., Bay City,
visited Hotel Collegeport on Wednesday, February 23, 1910
Ben Wheeler was constable in 1913. Doctors for the community were a
Dr. Curtis who lived in Wadsworth and Dr. S. A. Foote who lived in
Dr. S. A. Foote of Bay City made a professional visit in town
Friday. --Matagorda News, May 2, 1913
Collegeport Newspaper Column
Dr. S. A. Foote was here on professional business Sunday evening. --Matagorda
February 19, 1915
Dr. Foote served on the WWI Draft Board in
More Women Register [To Vote]; Report For
Friday - The Daily Tribune,
July 6, 1918
Mrs. Lucille Huston Foote,
Members of First Baptist Church - 1922-1928
Dr. and Mrs. S. A. Foote
Playwright Horton Foote was part of Dr. Foote's
Dr. Stephen Alexander Foote's brother, Albert
Harrison Foote, married Corilla Horton, daughter of Albert Clinton
Obituary copy is in poor condition
Dr. S. A. Foote
Dr. S. A. Foote, 60, died Wednesday, [after]noon
at his residence, 2610 Stanford. He is survived by his ...two
daughters, Miss Emma Foote and Mrs. John A. Huebner; [and son Dr.]
Stephen A. Foote, Jr., all of Houston; and two sisters, Mrs. [H. C.]
Neumann of California and ___ Foote of Houston. The body will be
take overland to Wharton by the Wall & Stabe company [leaving]
Houston at noon on ____. Funeral services will be held at the
Episcopal church in Wharton at 2 p. m. Reverend Butte officiating,
with burial following in the [city] cemetery under the direction of
the Wall & Stabe company.
Active pallbearers will be ___ Kinnie, George E.
Serrill of Bay City, Dr. J. E. Irvin of Wharton, __ Rugeley of
Wharton, ___ Richards of Houston and ___ Dennis Sr. of Wharton.
Honorary pallbearers will be Dr. ____, Dr. John
T. Moore, Dr. ___ Peterson?, Dr. S. H. Moore, Dr. ______, Dr. M. L.
Graves, ____ Cuenod, Dr. Mathis Wood, _____, J. Ehrenfield, all of
_____, Dr. Simons of Bay City, Dr. S. R. Sholars of Bay City, Tom
___ of Austin and P. G. Huston of Bay City.
Doctor Foote was a member of the Masonic lodge of
Daily Tribune?, January 8, 1931
Rites Held Wednesday For Mrs. Foote, 75, in Wharton Church
Funeral services for Mrs. Stephen A Foote, 75,
long-time resident of Bay City and Matagorda County, were held
yesterday (Wednesday) at the Wharton Episcopal Church, with the Rev.
Thomas W. Sumners of Houston officiating.
Mrs. Foote passed away Sunday night in Houston,
where she had lived for several years.
She first came to Matagorda County as a bride
many years ago. Her husband practiced medicine in Bay City and
Among her survivors are two daughters, Mrs. John
A. Huebner of Bay City of Bay City and Mrs. H. C. Ferguson of Bay
City and Houston; one son, Dr. Stephen A. Foote, Jr., director of
Houston's St. Joseph Hospital; two brothers, Robert L. Huston and P.
G. Huston of Bay City.
Two of her surviving grandchildren reside in Bay
City. They are Jack Huebner and Mrs. Bob Coppock. Other survivors
include two great-grandchildren, also of Bay City.
Daily Tribune, February 21, 1952
Peacher Gratton Huston, brother of Lucile Huston
John Andrew “Jack” Huebner, Jr.
July 28, 1926 – March 16, 2007
John Andrew “Jack” Huebner, Jr. passed away on
March 16, 2007.
He was born July 28, 1926 in Houston to Molly Laflin Foote and John
A. Huebner, Sr. He attended Texas A & M and was a graduate of Rice
University. He served in the US Navy during WWII.
He is survived by: his wife of 57 years Myrtle Gregory Huebner.
Their entire married life was spent in Bay City, Texas. He was a
life-long member of the First Presbyterian Church of Bay City, where
he sang in the choir. He was on the board of the IBC Bank and on the
board of directors of Port City Stock Yards. He was also very active
in other civic organizations throughout his life.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by: three daughters and
sons-in-law Jan and Rich Harmon, Kristi and Greg Meyer, and Molly
and Keith Dunn; grandchildren, Julia and Miranda Harmon, Clay,
Bryan, Keith and wife Jennie Meyer, Kaitlyn, Bethany, Anna and John
Dunn; and great grandchild, Luke Meyer.
He was preceded in death by: his sister Pauline Huebner Knight.
He is survived by her children Mike and Debbie Coppock, Jeff Coppock
and Susie Coppock Yanko. He will be greatly missed by many family
members and close friends.
Memorial contributions may be made to the First Presbyterian Church
of Bay City or to a charity of your choice.
A memorial service was held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, March 20, 2007 at the
First Presbyterian Church in Bay City. The family will receive
friends and relatives from 6 until 8pm Monday at Taylor Bros.
Funeral Home in Bay City. 979-245-4613.
Bay City Tribune, Published March 21, 2007
Austin friends of Miss Lucy Dell Garrett of
Houston have received invitations to her marriage Saturday, June 27,
to Dr. Stephen Foote of Houston, which will be solemnized at the
home of Miss Garrett's parents, Mr. and Mrs. L. P. Garrett
A number of Austinians will motor to Houston at
the weekend to attend the wedding. Miss Garrett formerly attended
the University of Texas, and has many friends here, having visited
here frequently since attending the university.
Miss Garrett and Dr. Foote will be honored by Mr.
and Mrs. John Schuhmacher Friday night following the rehearsal with
a supper. Mrs. Schumacher is the former Miss Paula Holland, also a
former university student.
San Antonio Express, Sunday Morning, June