Monday, August 31, 2009

Laura Bray Feburary 12, 1893

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.

Laura, infant twin daughter of P. Green and Linda Bray, born in Spring Creek Township, Phelps Co., Feb. 12th 1893, at 8 a.m. and died there in a few minutes. Singing, Prayer and remarks at the Watts Lawn Cemetery by J.J. Watts, assisted by Rev. A. Hendrix, Feb. 13th 1893 at 3 p.m.

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