Monday, August 31, 2009

Sarah Frances (Page) Dye 1861-1903

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.

Sarah Frances, beloved wife of Bro. C.W. Dye, was born in Hamilton Co., Ill., March 15th 1861, married to Bro. C.W. Dye, Jan'y 7th 1883 and died at Newtown, Dec. 23d 1903 at 2 a.m., aged 42 ys., 9 ms., & 8 days. Sister Dye was the youngest child of Bro. Silas M. and Charlotte Page, & of a family of 10 children, 4 of whom survive: Mrs. Elizabeth Sneed, Lydia Jane McDonald, Solomon N. & Benj. F. Page, and mother of 8 children all living. She was buried at Newtown on Thur., Dec. 24th 1903, after service by t he writer assisted by Eld. Jennings.

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