Sunday, August 30, 2009

Charles Lloyd Keeton 1895-1896

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 1882-1912.

Charles Lloyd Keeton, son of William Lenox and Sarah Keeton, was born in Maries County, MO, 7 miles N.E. of Dixon, December 15, 1895, died on the Lambeth farm opposite Six Crossing, in Piney Township, Pulaski County, MO, March 1, 1896, 2 o’clock a.m., aged 2 ms and 16 ds. Buried at the Watts Lawn Cemetery March 2, 1896 at 11 a.m. Remarks, singing and prayer by Rev. J. J. Watts.

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