Monday, August 31, 2009

Harrison Mack Wagoner 1873-1903

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.

Harrison Mack Wagoner died at Moab, in Pulaski Co., MO, April 12th 1903 at 11 p.m., aged 29 ys, 10 ms, & 5 ds. Mack was born on Mill Creek in Phelps Co., MO, May 7th 1873 and was a son of Louis & Sarah Wagoner and of a family of 16 children.
By 3d wife, Amanda Jane, Harrison Mack & Thomas J. July 5th 1903 at the Pleasant Hill Church a funeral discourse was preached by J.J. Watts at 11 a.m. from Rev. 21X25. Hymns page 147 Watts collection.

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