Monday, August 31, 2009

Ida Magdaline Huff 1884-1886

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.

Ida Magdaline, daughter of Albert C. and Frances Huff, born in Phelps Co., MO, May 24th 1884, and died in Spring Creek Township Phelps Co., MO, Sept 21st 1886, aged 2 years, 3 ms, and 27 days. Singing, prayer, and remarks at the Watts Lawn Cemetery by J.J . Watts, Sept 23d 1886 at 11 a.m. Father and Mother and 1 brother survives.

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