Monday, August 31, 2009

Infant McCown June 27, 1905

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.

Infant son of Silas & Nannie McCown, dead born June 27th 1905. First child born unto them. Burial at Watts Lawn June 28th 1905 at 4 p.m. Burial service at the grave.

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