By the time my father wa s in the first or second grade, my grandparents were still living in the Brazos River bottoms outside Anchor and a few miles north of Angleton.

That was when Daddy’s eldest brother, Hoyt Carr, married my Aunt Esther.

Marie Beth Jones is a member and former chairwoman of the Brazoria County Historical Commission. Contact her at 979-849-5467 or 1mbjones@newwave.com.

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