Monday, August 31, 2009

Infant son Page January 16, 1908

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 Charles Newton & Annie Lee Page, born dead at Underwood's Jan'y 16th 1908 at 5 a.m. Thurs, buried at Watts Lawn on Fri. Jan'y 17th 1908 at 4 p.m. Service and prayer and singing by singing No. 2 on page __ & on page 8.

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