Monday, August 31, 2009

Lucy Jane Carden 1883-1903

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.

Lucy Jane Carden, daughter of Alfred and Nancy Carden, was born Sept. 9th 1883 near Pisgah Church in Pulaski Co., and died there Oct. 17th 1903, aged 30 ys, 1 mo. & 8 ds. She was of a family of 8 children, ___ surviving. Burial service at the Pisgah Church, Sunday at 4 p.m. Oct. 18th 1903. Burial at Pisgah Cemetery at 5 p.m. same date.

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