Monday, August 31, 2009

Minnie (Jones) Jackson 1885-1911

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.

Mrs. Minnie Jackson, wife of Emery Jackson and daughter of Thomas and Eliza Jones, died on Dry Creek near Tribune, December the 30th 1911 at 10 min. to 9 a.m., aged 26 ys., 6 ms., & 16 ds. Leaving husband and 4 little children. Buried at the James Bradford Cemetery after a sermon by J.J. Watts from Phil. 1X23 on Mon. Jan'y 1st 1912 at 2 p.m. Was of a family of 5 children, 3 surviving.

14 June, 1885-30 December, 1911

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