Hays Spring Cemetery, Houston County, Texas

Hays Spring Cemetery, Houston County, Texas

This cemetery is located southwest of Grapeland.

Please note that the comments column contains my personal observations and things I thought would be helpful. Also, I recorded every marker, which means, one person may be recorded twice if they had two markers (i.e. a military marker in addition to their family marker). If you have any questions after viewing the list, please e-mail me at Letty Harrington.

This cemetery was photographed by Jim & Beth Hartley on Mar. 29, 2002 and transcribed by Letty Harrington on May 31, 2002. This transcription is not connected to the New Church Cemetery or the County of Trinity. It is however, being done in tandem with an updated cemetery listing undertaken by the Trinity County Historical Society. This information is a personal project only. The information herein is given freely for personal use and can not be linked to any commerical sites. *NOTE: This was transcribed using a digital camera. Click on the hyperlinked name to view image of tombstone.

NAME B. DATE D. DATE INSCRIPTION COMMENTS
ALEXANDER, Maudie Jul. 5, 1895 Apr. 6, 1930 Mother  
BLALCOK, John Wilmer Dec. 9, 1914 Aug. 10, 1995    
BLALOCK, John W. (Joe) Sept. 3, 1942 Jan. 1, 1974    
BLALOCK, Lucy May Woodell Jan. 26, 1918 Jan. 28, 1975    
BLISS, Elizabeth Jul. 24, 1910 Dec. 31, 1959    
BROWN, Dennis W. May 15, 1884 Aug. 18, 1900 Son of W.M. & M.E. Brown  
BROWN, Mollie Ann Jun. 11, 1860 Mar. 26, 1941    
BROWN, Nora B. Feb. 8, 1893 Oct. 15, 1904 Dau of W.M. & M.E. Brown  
BROWN, Sarah J. Aug. 19, 1894 Jul. 27, 1899 Dau of W.M. & M.E. Brown  
BROWN, W.M. Feb. 3, 1855 Jul. 17, 1928    
BROWN, Willie G. May 22, 1897 Aug. 8, 1900 Dau of W.M. & M.E. Brown  
BUSH, Annie Robie 1890 1975 Beloved mother and grandmother  
CAMPBELL, Allice Apr. 13, 1867 Feb. 22, 1897    
CARSON, E. Monroe 1881 1969 mar. 20-Nov-1904 Double stone with Jean
CARSON, Jean Herod 1877 1959   Double stone with E. Monroe
CLARK, Infant     of W.J. & Donie Clark  
CLARK, John A.   Nov. 13, 1895 Age 76 Years  
CLARK, Lillian Pearl Nov. 4, 1902 Oct. 26, 1925    
CLARK, Susan A. Apr. 7, 1830 Dec. 15, 1907    
CLARKE, Elbert Erving Oct. 29, 1907 Dec. 16, 1911    
CLARKE, William J. Jun. 2, 1857 Aug. 17, 1924    
COX, Ann Virginia 1936 1999   Funeral Home Marker
COX, David Roosevelt Jul. 18, 1932 Dec. 22, 1994 AB US Air Force Korea Military Marker
CRAIG, Walter May 8, 1903 Illegible    
CRIER, William James Aug. 15, 1885 Apr. 10, 1950 Texas CCS US Navy WWII Military Marker
CUMMINGS, Leo Aug. 8, 1888 Aug. 21, 1960 Texas 34 Co. 165 Depot Brig WWI Military Marker
DOCKERY, C.E. Apr. 18, 1885 Feb. 22, 1921    
FRISBY, Ben A. Jul. 14, 1897 Oct. 1, 1963    
FRISBY, John A. 1874 1969   Double stone with Mary
FRISBY, Mary C. 1879 1969   Double stone with John
GRAYSON, Lee 1878 1945    
GRAYSON, Viola Jan. 27, 1876 Oct. 17, 1961    
HEROD, Melissa Ann Nov. 15, 1843 May 26, 1938 Wife of J.T. Herod  
HUFF, J.P. (Dock) Apr. 27, 1899 Apr. 20, 1949    
HUFF, Joe Al Oct. 24, 1929 Aug. 3, 1949    
HUFF, Mable 1935 1941 Our Darling  
HUGHES, Aaron Winford Mar. 21, 1868 Feb. 7, 1960    
HUGHES, Homer J. Sept. 8, 1897 Oct. 22, 1919    
HUGHES, Will Aug. 11, 1880 Apr. 25, 1920    
HUGHES, William O'Neal Feb. 14, 1914 Nov. 26, 1993    
LAKEY, Claude Feb. 25, 1897 Nov. 17, 1931 Texas Pvt 1Cl 143 Inf 36 Div Military Marker
LEA, Treacy Emily Sept. 7, 1873 Nov. 4, 1895    
LOONEY, Kathleen Woodell Aug. 17, 1913 Dec. 31, 2000    
MCDANIEL, Arthur Ray Dec. 30, 1928 Oct. 9, 1929    
MCDANIEL, George M. Oct. 31, 1896 May 18, 1939    
MCDANIEL, J.L. Aug. 7, 1925 Nov. 25, 1967    
MCDANIEL, Jesse Lee Aug. 7, 1925 Nov. 25, 1967 Texas COX USNR WWII Military Marker
MCDANIEL, Odie Aug. 24, 1903 Jun. 8, 1972    
MEREDITH, James Homer Dec. 16, 1917 Jun. 30, 1980 US Army WWII Military Marker
MILLER, Knox May 27, 1881 Sept. 19, 1908    
NICHOLS, Rayomon Sept. 29, 1912 Nov. 4, 1932    
PENDERGRASS, A. 1907 1934    
PENNINGTON, Beulah 1880 1903 nee Spence-w/o James (Jimmie) Triple stone with Jimmie and Janie
PENNINGTON, Edwin Gaines Jan. 1, 1837 Mar. 2, 1927   Double stone with Nancy
PENNINGTON, Janie 1885 1957   Triple stone with Beulah & Jimmie
PENNINGTON, Jimmie 1869 1929 married Beulah Spence 7-Feb-1897 Triple stone with Beulah & Janie
PENNINGTON, Nancy Jane Mar. 24, 1840 Jun. 23, 1918   Double stone with Edwin
PENNINGTON, Susie Lee Brown Nov. 24, 1890 Nov. 11, 1901 Wife of Walter Pennington Mar. 23-Dec-1908
POE, D.C. Feb. 1860 July 13, ???    
POE, Joe Dec. 25, 1863 Oct. 1, 1903 wife of D.C. Poe  
POOLE, Florence Hughes Sept. 11, 1898 Jan. 8, 1963    
RICHARDSON, Lizzie Jun. 7, 1880 Mar. 24, 1949 Mother  
RICHARDSON, Ollie Aug. 24, 1903 Aug. 18, 1963 Texas Pvt US Army WWII Military Marker
ROBERSON, Archie 1875 1951    
ROBERSON, Mamie Bertha Jul. 15, 1925 Dec. 8, 1926    
ROBERSON, Mollie B. 1889 1961   nee Jones w/o Charlie
ROBINSON, Charlie R. Jul. 4, 1870 Feb. 25, 1943   married Mollie Jones 7-Jun-1912
ROBINSON, Clayton May 17, 1913 May 3, 1958    
ROBISON, Jasper R. Sept. 15, 1926 Sept. 19, 1929    
ROBISON, Louis Nov. 27, 19?6 Aug. 3, 1977?   Military Marker
ROBISON, Mollie Mar. 18, 1879 Jan. 13, 1966  
ROBISON, Woodrow 1915 1985    
ROSSON, Leola Huff Dec. 2, 1903 Jan. 24, 1983    
SCARBOROUGH, Cline A. Ju. 20, 1932 Nov. 21,1937    
SCARBOROUGH, E.L. 1908 1951    
SCARBOROUGH, Geo Oct. 29, 1863 Jan. 22, 1919    
SCARBOROUGH, George B. 1898 1979   Double stone with Velma
SCARBOROUGH, George H. Sept. 21, 1923 Mar. 30, 1989 Married Nov. 10, 1951 Double stone with Sallie
SCARBOROUGH, Henry G. Dec. 8, 1892 Jan. 10, 1948 Texas PFC 140 Inf 35 Div WWI Military Marker
SCARBOROUGH, Lucy May 15, 1873 Sept. 28, 1967 Mother  
SCARBOROUGH, Sallie T. Nov. 7, 1933   Mona Lisa Double stone with George
SCARBOROUGH, Velma B. 1899 1982   Double stone with George
SEXTON, Callie Spence 1919 1952    
SHELTON, Willie 1865 1936    
SPENCE, Alexander 1868 1907    
SPENCE, Alice 1897 1987   Double stone with Chester
SPENCE, Andrew J. Apr. 22, 1888 Jun. 30, 1961   Double stone with Gertie
SPENCE, Andrew Jackson, Jr. "A.J." Dec. 10, 1926 Apr. 18, 1984   Double stone with Roberta
SPENCE, Annie Bell Jan. 16, 1890 Jan. 15, 1905 dau of M.S. & Martha Spence  
SPENCE, Audrey M. Sept. 9, 1898 Jun. 25, 1977   Double stone with William
SPENCE, B. Apr. 13, 1885 Sept. 7, 1902 Son of J.G. & N.E. Spence  
SPENCE, Betty J.   1941   Only one date
SPENCE, Carrie W. 1893 1936 Mother nee Huff - w/o Richard
SPENCE, Chester B. 1895 1949   Double stone with Alice
SPENCE, Cleta Mae Dec. 2, 1910 Jan. 30, 1988   Double stone with Willard
SPENCE, Eva Elizabeth Feb. 3, 1910 Mar. 4, 1910 dau of A.B & Ida Spence  
SPENCE, G.J.   Mar. 28, 1886 Age 54 Years More info! Bio of George Jackson
SPENCE, Gertie S. Dec. 17, 1902 Mar. 19, 1984   Double stone with Andrew
SPENCE, Greenhill J.     Co. I 22 Tex Inf. CSA Military Marker
SPENCE, John W. Aug. 28, 1855 Nov. 28, 1934 Father  
SPENCE, Juanita 1921 1934    
SPENCE, Martha L. 1878 1938   Double stone with William
SPENCE, Martha P. 1858 1928   Double stone with Mose
SPENCE, Mary 1836 1905    
SPENCE, Mary S. Apr. 20, 1856 Feb. 3, 1900 wife of Jno W. spence  
SPENCE, Maude B. Jul. 8, 1886 Aug. 20, 1966   nee Brewton- w/o S.C.
SPENCE, Minnie H. 1875 1968 Mother  
SPENCE, Mose S. 1854 1932   Double stone with Martha
SPENCE, Nancy E. 1845 1928    
SPENCE, Norman Wesley Dec. 22, 1902 Jul. 22, 1921    
SPENCE, Pearl F. 1901 1924    
SPENCE, Richard E. Nov. 5, 1898 Apr. 23, 1971   married Carrie Huff 18-Aug-1913
SPENCE, Robert Boyd Aug. 15, 1935 Apr. 21, 1980 US Airforce Military Marker
SPENCE, Roberta Carter "Bert" Oct. 3, 1929 Feb. 27, 1988   Double stone with Andrew
SPENCE, S. Carey Sept. 29, 1879 Mar. 27, 1931   married Maud Brewton 18-Nov-1909
SPENCE, Willard A. May 3, 1907 Oct. 4, 1987   Double stone with Cleta
SPENCE, William W. Dec. 3, 1895 Dec. 24, 1959 Married ec. 21, 1916 Double stone with Audrey
SPENCE, William W. 1871 1948   Double stone with Martha
STORY, Charles A. Nov. 22, 1870 Dec. 2, 1943 married Mollie Herrod 27-Jan-1897 Double stone with Mollie
STORY, Edna Mae Mar. 21, 1898 May 23, 1926    
STORY, Mollie Herod Sept. 26, 1874 Dec. 5, 1958 (nee Herrod) Double stone with Charles
THOMAS, Annie 1898 1962   Funeral Home Marker
THOMAS, Annie 1898 1962    
UNKNOWN       Possibly a Spence
UNKNOWN2        
UNKNOWN3        
UNKNOWN4        
UNKNOWN5        
WHITESCARVER, Sarah Spence 1864 Mar. 23, 1889? Dau of G.J. & Elizabeth Spence  
WILLINGHAM, C.C. 1871 1945    
WILLINGHAM, Mary A.E. Aug. 12, 1829 Sept. 19, 1922    
WILLINGHAM, W.E. 1885 1949    
WOODELL, Alexander Moore 1881 1935   Married Lucy Royall 8-Feb-1908
WOODELL, Geo. McDaniel Apr. 6, 1858 Mar. 3, 1886    
WOODELL, Harriet Frances Haney Jul. 19, 1860 Aug. 21, 1903    
WOODELL, Lucy Royall Dec. 7, 1888 Nov. 20, 1972   w/o Alexander
WOODELL, Zelda Frances Jan. 18, 1909 Apr. 8, 1997 Our beloved Sister - Christian-Educator  

Last Updated on 5/27/2002
By Letty Harrington
Email: lettyein@hotmail.com