Monday, August 31, 2009

Albert Lewis Huff 1885-1886

This entry is from the J.J. Watts collection. John J. Watts hailed from Warren, Maine and moved to the northern Ozarks of Missouri sometime after the Civil War. He was a circuit-riding Baptist Minister and his territory covered Phelps, Pulaski, and Texas Counties and parts of Maries and Dent Counties. He established a cemetery, Watt’s Lawn, which is located 1 mile West of J Highway, near the Pulaski County-Phelps County line. This collection covers 1878-1912.

Albert Lewis, son of Albert C. and Frances Huff born in Phelps Co., MO, Apr 21st 1885, died in Spring Creek Township, Phelps Co., Sept. 30th 1886 11 p.m., aged 1 yr. 5 ms. and 9 days. A funeral sermon was preached at the Watts Lawn Cemetery from Job 1 X 21 by J.J. Watts, Oct 2d 1886. Father and Mother survive.

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