• Sand Hill Cemetery Book Wins Award

    When I learned that we had two ladies in Comanche County who had just won a huge award, I contacted them to see if they would let me tell you about it. The following was sent to me by Rose Taylor. Wouldn’t it be wonderful if everyone would participate in helping preserve our heritage?

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    Sand Hill Cemetery, Comanche County, a book compiled by Rose Taylor and Linda Frank, recently won Grand Award at the Texas State Genealogical Society Conference in Houston on November 4, 2011.

    This award is given to the best overall entry in the book competition, regardless of the category in which it is entered. This book was entered in the category of Books by Non-Professionals.

    Sand Hill Cemetery, Comanche County is the story of the community in the western part of Comanche County that began as families started moving into the area in the early 1870’s and the individuals buried in the cemetery there.

    The families came from Georgia, Alabama, Tennessee, Arkansas, and other states following the typical migration trails into central Texas. Many were members of the same family and others became family through the years.

    They left their imprint on this area around Copperas Creek. Today, the farmland and the creek area do not contain many families; however, the cemetery peacefully sits as a reminder of years gone by.

    The Award recognized the research on each individual through the census records, land records, tax records, obituaries, family records, and memories of descendants of the individuals which can be beneficial to others who might have connections to these families.

    The Texas State Genealogical Society and its projects intend to preserve and protect historical records of value to family history researchers and promote an awareness of the need to preserve family heritage. It was organized in 1960 and offers membership to individuals, societies, libraries, museums and surname associations.

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    And here at Texansunited.com we salute Rose and Linda for their very hard work. Anyone who is willing to help preserve a portion of our heritage has our sincere thank you!…Fredda Davis Jones

    About Stacy Dudley

    With a BBA with an emphasis in Marketing, Stacy is the owner of The Moxie Room, a marketing firm located in Comanche, Texas. She is the master of strategy and the executor of said strategies. From conception to completion, she oversees each and every project acting as a liaison between creative and client. Before founding The Moxie Room, Stacy bulked up her portfolio all over the continent. From strategic planning, media relations, special events, internal communications, cause branding, ideation and new product launch management, her work has taken her from living in Texas to Tennessee to Toronto to Edmonton Alberta Canada.
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    2 Responses to Sand Hill Cemetery Book Wins Award

    1. C. Glasgow says:

      How can I find one of these books for purchase?

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