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Week Ending October 24, 2003
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Robert Bouland Hooper was a Confederate Soldier and was born 1829 in St. Clair, Alabama and he often visited the Hoopers in Timpson.  He owned tracts of land and used slaves to work his farms.  His children were, Zach, Obie, Fannie Maggie, Ida, Helen and Mollie.  ***


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I am looking for anyone that knows anything about this Gochie family of Shelby Co., TX.  Jefferson "Dick" Gochie. Born in May 1860 in Louisiana and died in Shelby Co. abt 1911. abt 1890 Jefferson first married ?? ??. ?? who died  abt 1897.
They had the following children:
Daltie. Born in May 1890 in La.
Manerva  "Nevie" Born  1892 in Ark and died Okla 12/28/1956.  Manerva married Asia Bright, in Shelby Co.
Lillie O.. Born in May 1894 in TX. Married 1st Daniel Atkinson 05/05/1932, in Shelby Co. Married 2nd Quitman Click 07/11/1914 in Shelby Co., They were divorced  bef 1920 in Shelby Co.
Lorilla "Rilla". Born in Jan 1896 in Shelby Co. Lorilla moved to Dallas, She had a daughter Dorothy.
Belle. Born  abt 1897 in Shelby Co. (Possibly given up for adoption after her mother died.)
Jefferson "Dick" Gochie 07/11/1899 married 2nd Sarah Addie Price (Moore), in Shelby Co. She was born 05/10/1882 in Galveston. Sarah Addie died on 10/03/1954.  They had the following children:
Della Born on 05/12/1900 in Shelby Co  and died on 01/14/1974. On 03/25/1915 Della married Sam Coleman Nichols, son of W. A. Nichols & Alice J. Fox, in Shelby Co. She was born 04/04/1896 in Sabine Parish, LA. Sam Coleman died in Center, Shelby Co, on 06/23/1979.
Leslie. Born  abt 1903 and died in died in infancy.
Alton Parker. Born on 04/05/1903 in Shelby Co., Died in Caddo Parish, La on 02/16/1975. On 04/08/1955 married Audrey Bell Golden, daughter of John Aden Golden & Maggie Hopkins. Born on 12 Feb 1911 in Shelby Co., TX. Audrey Bell died on 1 Jun 1997.
Willie Mae Born on 24 Apr 1907 in Shelby Co. On 7 Jan 1921 Willie Mae married Dennis Horn Broadway, son of William Broadway & Jennie A. De Decotta, in Shelby Co. Born in Mar 1898 in Shelby Co. Dennis Horn died in Houston, Harris Co., TX   abt 1978. Thanks,  Rhonda Bridges email


   Marcelle Fay Williams, 84, of Center died October 16, 2003.  Burial was in White Rock Cemetery.  Born May 19, 1919, she was the daughter of Preston and Octavia Barnhill Green.  Mrs. Williams was married to Slick Williams and he preceded her in death.  Survivors include son Billy Williams of Center.  Mangum Funeral Home
   David E. Krueger, 75, of Princeton died October 17, 2003.  Burial was in Patroon Cemetery, Shelby County.  Mr. Krueger was born August 7, 1928.  Survivors include wife, LaVerna Jamison Krueger of Princeton; daughter, Judy Krueger of Dallas; step-daughter, Kathryn Williams of Sulphur Springs; brothers, Herbert Krueger, Samuel Krueger and Edgar Krueger.  Mangum Funeral Home.
   Etta Viola Elliott, 98, of Center died October 20, 2003 in Mineola.   Burial was in Mt. Herman Cemetery, Shelby County.  Born March 29, 1905, in Shelby County, she was the daughter of Robert Perry and Nancy Elizabeth McKinzie Eddins.  Mrs. Elliott was married to Ollie Elliott, and he preceded her in death.  Survivors include sister, Addie Renfro of Center.   Watson & Sons Funeral Home. 
   Thomas Levi Baggett, 74, of Spurger died October 22, 2003 in Jasper.   Burial was in Old Salem Cemetery, Shelby County.  Born June 4, 1929, in San Augustine County, he was the son of Thomas Jefferson and Alpha Lillian Warr Baggett.  Mr. Baggett was married to Billie Jo Baggett, and she preceded him in death.  Survivors include son, George T. Baggett of Spurger; daughters, Linda Graffagnino of Plano, Brenda Hicks of Vidor and Debbie LeBlanc of Stafford; brother Bobby Baggett of Buna; sister Evie Holloway of Center. Mangum Funeral Home.
   J. M. Anthony, 91, of Gist died October 21, 2003, in Orange.  Burial was in Sardis Cemetery, Shelby County.  Born February 28, 1912, in Shelby County, he was the son of Sim and Eva Anthony.  Mr. Anthony was married to Zolema Fields Anthony, and she preceded him in death.   Survivors include son, Delton Anthony of Gist; daughter, Elaine Anthony Bergeron of Gist; brother Hershel Anthony of Vinton, Louisiana.  Watson & Sons Funeral Home.


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