Monday, August 31, 2009

Chloa Ellender Cordelia Hood 1899

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.

Chloa Ellender Cordelia, daughter of Wm. Thomas and Martha M. Hood, was born in Piney Township, Oct. 11th 1899 and died there Oct. 23d 1899, aged 1 yr and 12 ds. A funeral discourse was delivered at the Watts Lawn Cemetery from Rev. 7X9 using hymns 288 in vocalist= "So fades the lovely blooming flower" on Tues., Oct. 24th 1899 at 3 o'clock p.m. Father and mother and 2 children survive, with grand parents, J.H. Hayes & wife.

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