Sunday, August 30, 2009

William Lee Hendrix 1895

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 Lee, son of Andrew J. and Maggie Hendrix, was born in Piney Township, Pulaski County, MO, June 18, 1895, aged 2 months and 28 days. A funeral sermon was preached at the Bayou School House, Hopewell Church, December 15, 1895 at 11 a.m. from Rev. 21X25 to a very large congregation of relatives and friends. Father, mother, brother...J. J. Watts

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