Monday, August 31, 2009

John Perry Logan 1860-1901

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.

Bro. John Perry Logan was born near Tribune, Pulaski Co., MO, Sept. 23d 1860 & died 2 miles above Spring Creek Post Office in Pulaski Co., MO., Feb. 4th 1901 aged 40 ys, 4 ms, & 11 ds. A son of J.H. Logan & Martha Logan, and of a family of 13 children., 8 surviving with father & Mother. Aug. 27th 1882 he married Nancy Emeline Wayman & unto them were born 4 child. all living--nephews & nieces No 54 & 42 living. Obtained a hope in Christ when about 14 years of age and joined the Friendship Ch. and at his death was a member of the Free Bap. Ch. at Spring Creek. On Sun., May 26th 1901 a funeral discourse was preached at Rolling Heath Ch. from Rev. 21X4 using hymns "My Heavenly Home is bright & fair" J.J. Watts

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