Monday, August 31, 2009

George W. Shaw 1882 - 1906

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.

George W. Shaw was born in the City of Worms on the Rhine, Germany, Aug. 29th 1906 [sic] and died on Democrat Ridge, Nov. 24th 1906, at 11=30 a.m., aged 74 ys, 2 ms, & 25 ds. Burial at Watts Lawn, Nov. 26th 1906, at 2 p.m. Funeral service by Rev. Raynolds & Watts.

29 August, 1882 - 24 November, 1906

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