Houston Pioneer Cemetery

Houston Pioneer Cemetery

Infobox_cemetery
name = Houston Pioneer Cemetery



imagesize = 300px
caption = Front of Houston Pioneer Cemetery
established = 1883"Houston Pioneer Cemetery Historical marker" located in Rossetter Park in front of the Houston Pioneer Cemetery, Eau Gallie, Florida.]
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location = Eau Gallie, Florida
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type = private
owner = Rossetter House Foundation, Inc.
size = About 75 feet wide X 40 feet deep
graves= About 12 headstones
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The Houston Pioneer Cemetery is a historic cemetery in Eau Gallie, Florida. It is located within Rossetter Park off Highland Avenue between Oak Street and Shady Lane near the James Wadsworth Rossetter House. The cemetery includes graves of original settlers from Eau Gallie such as John C. and Mary Virginia Houston. A memorial from 1947 located adjacent to the cemetery dates the first grave at 1865 [Eau Gallie Garden Club. "Houston Memorial Park" memorial dated 1947 located in Rossetter Park in front of the Houston Pioneer Cemetery, Eau Gallie, Florida.] , but no headstone contains that date.

Graves

Some of the graves include:
*Bonnie Houston: born September 9, 1899 & died February 19, 1900 - gravestone inscription "Another link is broken, in our household band. But a chain is forming in a better land."
*John C. Houston: born July 8, 1813 & died November 22, 1885
*Mary Virginia Houston: born February 19, 1823 & died February 13, 1894
*Samuel L. Houston: born June 13, 1856 & died February 17, 1883
*Susan E. Houston (nee Stewart) - gravestone inscription "A precious one of us has gone. A voice beloved is stilled. A place is vacant in our home which can never be filled."
*Earl Le-Roy Roesch: born October 7, 1895 & died October 26, 1895

Footnotes

Gallery

ee also

*Historic Rossetter House Museum

External links

Websites

* [http://www.rossetterhousemuseum.org/ Historic Rossetter House Museum]


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