Monday, August 31, 2009

Oscar Emit Thorpe May 25 - December 25, 1894

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.

Oscar Emit, son of Charles M. & Annie Thorpe born in Phelps Co., MO., May 25th 1894, died south of the Decker Pond, in Phelps Co., Dec. 25th 1894 at 6 p.m., aged 7 ms. Singing, prayer and remarks at the Watts Lawn Cemetery by J.J. Watts, Dec. 20th 1894. Father, Mother .

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