Monday, August 31, 2009

Elmer Leo Fritts February 28 - August 14, 1903

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.

Elmer Leo, son of William & Mary Fritts born near Dixon, Pulaski Co., MO, Feb. 28th 1903, died at same place Aug. 14th 1903, 7 p.m., aged 5 ms & 16 days. Buried at Pisgah Cemetery Aug. 15th 1903 at 5 p.m. Service by J.J. Watts.

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