Monday, August 31, 2009

Hosea Brockman Page 1813-1896

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 1878-1912.

Hosea Brockman Page, was a son of Robert and Elizabeth Page, was born in Spartanburg Dist., South Carolina, Nov. 7, 1813, married in Hamilton County, IL, Miss Isabelle Johnson and who survives him. He died at his son-in-laws, Jerry Lane’s near Moab, Pulaski County, MO, March 12, 1896, aged 82 ys, 3 ms, and 25 ds. A funeral discourse was preached by Rev. T. J. Zumwalt assisted by Rev. A Hendrix and Watts at the Hopewell Baptist Church from Rev. 22X14 on Sun. at 2 p.m., May 30, 1897. Widow, and 6 children living and 5 dead-one brother and one sister survives. J. J. Watts

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