Sunday, August 30, 2009

William Carrol Steward 1887-1893

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 1882-1912.

William Carrol, son of James M. and Laura Ellen Steward born on Piney River, Pulaski Co., Oct 20th 1887, died there in Cullen Township, Pulaski Co., Apr. 17th 1893 at 2 p.m., aged 5 ys. 5 ms. and 27 ds. Singing, Prayer, and remarks at the S.R. Hale Cemetery by J.J. Watts, April 19th 1893 at 10 a.m. A funeral sermon was preached at the Rolling Heath School House from Isaiah 48 X 10 by J.J. Watts, May 7th 1893 at 11 a.m. Sun. Father, Mother, grand parents 4 survive.

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