Monday, August 31, 2009

Mabel Esther Rockwell 1901-1904

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.

Mabel Esther, daughter of John Fremont and Nancy L. Rockwell, died near Rolling Heath Church, Nov. 17th 1904 at 2 p.m., aged 2 ys, 11 ms, & 9 ds. Funeral at the residence, Nov. 19th 1904 at 2 p.m. Sermon from Matt. 18X10. Hymns Page 2 & 89. Burial at the Logan & Rockwell Cemetery at 4 p.m. Father & Mother & son, survives.

9 December, 1901 - 17 November, 1904

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