Monday, August 31, 2009

Julia Ann (Sneed) Kelley d. February 12, 1912

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.

Julia Ann Kelley, wife of Marion W. Kelley, died near Big Piney, MO, Feb. 12 1912 at 10 a.m., aged 39 ys., 1 mo., and 27 ds. She was a daughter of Bro. Henry M. & Sis. Elizabeth M. Sneed (nee Page). She was of a family of 6 child, 5 are now living. Mother of 8 children, all living. A funeral sermon was preached at the Hopewell Ch., Feb. 13th, at 2 p.m., 1912 from Psalms 35X14.

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