Monday, August 31, 2009

Lora Cornelius McCown 1910-1911

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.

Lora Cornelius McCown, son of Perry E. McCown, died (near Watts Lawn Cemetery) Jan'y 3d 1911 at 9 p.m., aged 5 months & 15 days. Buried at Watts Lawn Cemetery Jan'y 5th 1911 at 2 p.m. after service by J.J. Watts.

19 July, 1910 - 3 January, 1911

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