Phelps County Missouri Death Records



These files transcribed and placed here by Barbara Pugh



WATTS COLLECTION


John J. Watts 1839-1912

Collection, 1874-1912

Thirty-eight volumes

Location, University of Missouri at Rolla

Western Historical Manuscript Office

#1 Margaret Green

Margaret Green, daughter of Hiram K. and Rebecca Green was born in Oregon County, Missouri, died on Beaver Creek, Phelps Co., MO, Nov 25th 1874, aged 11 yrs, 8 ms, and 14 days. Singing, Prayer and remarks at the Beaver Creek Cemetery Nov. 26, 1874. near relatives: father and mother, 2 sisters and 4 brothers, by Elder J.J. Watts.


#2 Mrs. Susan Dean

Mrs. Susan Dean, wife of Ransom Dean, and daughter of William and the late Annie Woolsey, born in Pulaski Co., KY, Sept. 15th 1845, died on the Big Dry Fork in Phelps Co., Apr. 13th 1877, aged 31 yrs. 6 ms. and 28 days. Singing, Prayer and remarks at the Deans Cemetery, April 14th 1877. by Rev. J.J. Watts. A funeral sermon was preached by Rev. John Glover at the Dean School House, May 27th 1877=Relatives: Father, Step-mother, 6 brothers and 3 sisters.


#3 Mrs. Harriet Folson

Mrs. Harriett Folsom, wife of Jesse Folsom, and daughter of ______ Dean, born near Nashville, Davidson County, Tenn., died on the Little Dry Fork, Phelps Co., Oct 15th 1877, aged 42 ys. 7 ms. and 4 days. Singing, Prayer, and remarks at the Folsom Cemetery, Oct 17th 1877, by Rev. J.J. Watts. Relatives: husband, 5 children, 2 brothers and 3 sisters survive her.


#4 Jesse Grayson

Jesse, infant son of John and Nancy Grayson, born in Phelps Co., Jan'y 14th 1878, died in Phelps Co., Jan'y 16th 1878, aged 2 days. Singing, prayer, annd remarks at the Beaver Creek Cemetery, January 17, 1878 at 3 P.M. by Rev. J.J. Watts. Relatives: Father and Mother, 4 brothers and 6 sisters.


#5 John Peter Schurr

John Peter Schurr shot and killed himself, Feb. 5th 1878 at 11 a.m. He was born in Germany March 15th 1827 and at the time of his death was 50 years, 10ms and 20 days. Singing, prayer and remarks at the Beaver Creek Cemetery, Feb 6, 1878 by Rev. J.J. Watts. Relatives: widow, 3 sons and 1 daughter.


#6 Minnie Allen

Minnie, daughter of Valentine and Catherine Allen, born on Little Piney, Pulaski Co., July 28th 1871, died there Feb. 3rd 1878, aged 6 yrs, 6 ms. and 5 days, and Aug. 25th 1878, funeral services at his house by singing, prayer and remarks by Rev. J.J. Watts= Bro. T.E. Carr failed to come as expected. Relatives: Father and Mother, 2 brothers and 5 sisters survive.


#7 Mrs. Sarah Elizabeth VanKirk

Mrs. Sarah Elizabeth "Bettie", wife of William Newton VanKirk was born in Chickasaw Co., Miss., Aug 15th 1850, died in Cold Spring Township, Phelps Co., MO, Aug 25th 1878, aged 28 ys. and 10 ds. Singing, Prayer and remarks at the Beaver Creek Cemetery by Rev. J.J. Watts, Aug 26th 1878. Relatives: Husband, Father and Mother and 1 sister. 3 children


#8 Francis Marion Woolsey

Francis Marion, son of Wesley (Junior) and Elizabeth Woolsey, born on the Little Dry Fork, Phelps Co., Dec. 8th 1872, died there Sept. 12th 1878, aged 5 ys. 9 ms. and 4 days. Singing, prayer, and remarks at the Beaver Creek Cemetery by Rev. J.J. Watts Sept. 13th 1878. Relatives: Father and Mother, 4 brothers and 3 sisters.


#9 William Walter Paine

William Walter, son of Daniel and Sarah Paine was born in Phelps Co., MO. June 20th 1878 and died on Little Piney, Phelps Co., Oct. 8th 1878 aged 3 ms and 18 days. Singing, prayer and remarks at the Beaver Creek Cemetery by Rev. J.J. Watts, Oct. 9th 1878.


#10 Mrs. Frances Malone

Mrs. Frances Malone, born in Washington Co., KY, Dec 6th 1811, died on Little Piney, Phelps Co., May 11, 1879 aged 67 ys. 6 ms. and 5 ds. Singing, Prayer, and remarks at the Allen Cemetery by Rev. J.J. Watts. Relatives: 7 children and 4 sisters survive her.


#11 Mrs. Malinda Catherine Ray

Mrs. Melinda Catherine Ray, born in what is now Phelps Co., May 5th 1842, died at Corinth, Phelps Co., MO, July 29th 1879, aged 36 ys. 3 ms. and 14 ds. My first funeral service was preached at the residence, from Isaiah 40 X 8. by Rev. J.J. Watts, after which she was taken to Corinth Cemetery and buried July 30th 1879. Relatives: husband, and 8 children survive.


#12 Mrs. Mary Caroline Tucker

Mrs. Mary Caroline, wife of F.M. Tucker, and daughter of William G. Giddens, born in Webster Co., MO, Feb. 17th 1857, died on Beaver Creek, Phelps Co., Aug 16th 1879 aged 22 ys. 5 ms. and 29 days. A funeral sermon was preached from Psalms 103 X 6 at the Beaver Creek Baptist Church by Rev. J.J. Watts, Aug 17th 1879, after which she was buried in the Beaver Creek Cemetery. Relatives: husband, 6 brothers and 6 sisters and Grandmother.


#13 George Newton Brown

George Newton, son of George R. and Malissa A. Brown, born in Phelps Co. Feb. 5th 1879, died on Little Dry Fork, Phelps Co., Aug 29th 1879, aged 6 ms. and 24 ds. A funeral sermon was preached at the Fulsom Cemetery by Rev. J.J. Watts, from Isaiah 48 X 10, Aug. 30th 1879. Relatives: Father and Mother.


#14 Matilda Claretta Leavitt

Matilda Claretta, daughter of Warren and Matilda Frances Leavitt, born on Beaver, Phelps Co., Aug 9th 1879, died there Nov. 7th 1879 aged 2 ms. and 28 days. A funeral sermon was preached from Isaiah 118 X 10 at the Beaver Creek Baptist Church by Rev. J.J. Watts, Nov. 8th 1879. Relatives: Father, Mother, 1 brother and Grand parents.


#15 Nancy Parthenia Giddens

Nancy Parthenia, daughter of Mrs. Elizabeth Reed, born in Saline Co., Illinois, Sept. 21st 1840, died on Beaver Creek, Phelps Co., March 6th 1880, aged 39 ys. 5 ms. and 15 days. A funeral sermon was preached at the residence by Rev. J.J. Watts from Luke 2 X 29 v., March 8th 1880, after which she was taken to the Beaver Creek Cemetery and buried. Relatives: Mother, 5 brothers, and 7 sisters.


#16 Susan Jackson

Susan, daughter of Jasper Jackson, born in Washington Co., MO, Sept. 1st 1866, died on Beaver Creek, Phelps Co. July 19th 1880 aged 13 ys. 10 ms. and 18 days. Singing, prayer and remarks at the Beaver Creek Cemetery by Rev. J.J. Watts, July 20th 1880.


#17 David Ray

Mr. David Ray, born in Grainger Co. Tennessee January 8th 1817, died in Phelps Co. Aug 27th 1880 aged 63 ys. 7 ms. and 19 days. A funeral sermon was preached at his residence from Luke 2 X 29 by Rev. J.J. Watts Aug 28th 1880. Relatives: wife, and sons and daughters.


#18 Abner Ray

Abner Ray Sen. born in Grainger Co., Tennessee, August 13th 1819, died on Pea Ridge, Phelps Co. Nov. 13th 1880, aged 61 years and 3 months. Singing, prayer and remarks at the Corinth Cemetery by Rev. J.J. Watts Nov. 14th 1880.


#19 James Albert Ray

Mr. James Albert Ray, son of Hubbard and Vashti Ray, born in Carroll, now Boon Co., Ark. March 22nd 1860, died on Upper Mill Creek, Phelps Co., Sept. 21st 1881, aged 21 ys. 5 ms. and 29 days. A funeral sermon was preached at the Smith Cemetery from Isaiah 48 X 10 by Rev. J.J. Watts Sept. 22nd 1881 at 12 noon. Relatives: Mother, 4 brothers and 3 sisters survive.


#20 Cynthia Deborah Leavitt

Cynthia Deborah, daughter of Warren and Matilda Frances Leavitt, born on Beaver Creek, Phelps Co., MO, Nov. 2nd 1880, died there Oct. 14th 1881, aged 11 ms. and 12 days. A funeral sermon was preached at the Beaver Creek Baptist Church from Proverbs 3 X 11 by Rev. J.J. Watts, Oct 16th 1881. Father, Mother, brother and Grandparents.


#21 William Hance

Mr. William Hance, born in Phelps Co. (son of Jack H.) June 25th 1846, died on Mill Creek, Phelps Co. Oct 30th 1881, aged 35 ys. 4 ms. and 5 days. Singing, prayer, and remarks at the Mill Creek or Kunkleman Cemetery, by Rev. J.J. Watts, Nov. 1st 1881. 8 children, 3 surviving and widow.


#22 Arthur Niles

Arthur, son of Frank J. and Dora Niles born in Phelps Co. Aug. 22d 1880, died there on Little Piney, Nov. 1st 1881, aged 1 year 2 ms. and 9 days. Singing, prayer and remarks at the Upper or Ray Cemetery by Rev. J.J. Watts, Nov. 2d 1881.


#23 Mary Casander Foard

Mrs. Mary Casander, wife of Mr. Wilson Foard born in Searcy Co., Ark. Dec 24th 1863, died at Judge Wades residence, Phelps Co. Dec 28th 1881 aged 18 ys. and 4 days. A funeral sermon was preached at the upper School House on Mill Creek, from Luke 2 X 29 by Rev. J.J. Watts, Dec 29-'81 and she was buried there.


#24 Martha Huff

Miss Martha Huff, daughter of the late Alex. and Eliza Huff born in Morgan Co., MO, Feb 17th 1835, died on Big Piney at Hopewell, Pulaski Co., Feb 24th 1882, aged 47 ys. 7 days. A funeral sermon was preached at Hopewell School House from Isaiah 48 X 10 by Rev. J.J. Watts Feb 25th 1882 and she was buried at the Mc Courtney Cemetery. Reburied at Watts Lawn. 1 sister survives.


#25 Eliza Elizabeth Merrell

Eliza Elizabeth, daughter of Benjamin Franklin and --------- Angelina Merrell, born on Mill Creek, Phelps Co. Sept 3d 1872, died on the Shaw Hollow, Pulaski Co. April 8th 1882 aged 9 ys. 7 ms. and 5 days. Singing, prayer and remarks at the McCourtney Cemetery, by Rev. J.J. Watts April 9th 1882, taken up and re-buried at Watts Lawn. Father, step-mother, 4 brothers survive.


#26 Mattie Elizabeth Riden

Mattie Elizabeth, daughter of James W. and Darcus Elizabeth Riden, born in Pulaski Co., MO, January 20th 1878, and died in Piney Township, Pulaski Co., Apr 17th 1882 aged 4 ys. 3 ms. and 27 ds. Singing, prayer, and remarks at the McCourtney Cemetery by Rev. J.J. Watts April 18th 1882.


#27 Mary Ann Hays

Old Granna, Mrs. Mary Ann Hays, born in N. Carolina, Aug 22d 1806, died at J.H. Ross farm, Pulaski Co., Oct 31st 1881 aged 75 ys. 2 ms. and 9 ds. A funeral sermon was preached at the Spring Creek Cemetery by Rev. J.J. Watts Nov. 5th 1882. 1 son, and 1 brother survive\namely J.H. Hays and Wm. Teasley.


#28 Martin Era Huff

Martin Era, son of the late Alexander M. and Margaret Huff, born on Piney, Pulaski Co. May 13th 1881, died there in Piney Township, Nov. 7th 1882, aged 1 yr. 5 ms. and 24 ds. Singing, Prayer and remarks at the McCourtney Cemetery by Rev. J.J. Watts, Nov. 8th 1882. 1 sister survives.


#29 & 30 John and Catherine Foster

Mr. John Foster, born in Tennessee, June 4th 1813, died on Piney River, Miller's place, Nov. 14th 1882 aged 69 ys. 5 ms. and 10 ds. Singing, prayer and remarks at the McCourtney Cemetery by J.J. Watts Nov. 15th 1882. Catherine, his wife, died same place July 12th 1881 aged 67 ys. 8 ms. and 15 ds. A funeral sermon of both was preached at the Hopewell Church from Phil. 1 X 23 by J.J. Watts July 15th 1883.


#31 Mrs. Susan E. Giddens

Mrs. Susan E., wife of John L. Giddens born _______Co., MO July 3d 1859, died at Baldridge, Pulaski Co., Dec 9th 1883, aged 24 ys. 5ms. and 6 ds. Singing, prayer and remarks at the grave near the residence by J.J. Watts, Dec. 11th 1883 1 p.m. A funeral sermon was preached upon her death and her mothers, See #32, from Job 14 X 14, by J.J. Watts June 1st 1884. A. Hendrix also preached a sermon, same time and place.


#32 Mrs. Mariah Southard

Mrs. Mariah Southard, born in Jackson Co., Tenn. Feb. 18th 1817, died on Baldridge, Dec 15th 1883, aged 66 ys. 9 ms. 27 ds. A funeral sermon was preached at the Baldridge Church from Job 14 X 14 by J.J. Watts June 1st 1884. A. Hendrix also preached a sermon, same time and place. She was the mother of Robert Welch and Susan E. Giddens, and sister of Nels Wood.


#33 William Morgan

Mr. William Morgan, born in Morgan Hollow, Pulaski Co., MO, died near Waynesville and on Morgan Hollow, Pulaski Co., January 29th 1884 aged 47 ys. Singing, prayer and remarks at his residence by J.J. Watts Jan'y 31st 1884=Buried by the Free Masons.


#34 Isaac Mathis

Mr. Isaac, son of James J. and Nancy Mathis born in Phelps Co., Sept 24th 1864, died in Spring Creek Township, Phelps Co., Nov. 18th 1883 aged 19 ys. 1 mo. and 24 ds. A funeral sermon was preached at the Pleasant Grove Baptist Church, from Isaiah 48 X 10 verse, by J.J. Watts, June 22d 1884, 11 a.m. Relatives: wife and son, Father and Mother, 2 brothers and 5 sisters survive. .75 cts. given by Nancy Mathis.


#35 Elizabeth Jane Stewart

Mrs. Elizabeth Jane, wife of George Stewart and grand-daughter of Mrs. Mary J.________, born in Phelps Co. May 2d 1860, died near Edgar Springs, Phelps Co., June 23d 1884, aged 24 ys. 1 mo. and 21 ds. Singing, prayer and remarks at the Smith Cemetery by J.J. Watts, June 24th 1884. Husband, Mother, 2 brothers and sisters.


#36 Verda May Mathis

Verda May, daughter of Fealix D. and Evaline Mathis, born at Pleasant Grove, Phelps Co., May 4th 1883, died there Aug. 17th 1884 aged 1yr. 3 ms. and 13 ds. Singing, prayer, and remarks at the Smith Cemetery by J.J. Watts, Aug 18th 1884. Father, Mother, 4 brothers and 2 sisters survive.


#37 Vashti Wade

Mrs. Vashti, wife of Richard W. Wade, born near Indianapolis, Marion Co. Indiana, Dec 25th 1825, died near Ray School House, Phelps Co., July 17th 1884, aged 58 ys. 6 ms. and 22 ds. A funeral sermon was preached at the upper school house on Mill Creek, Sept 7th 1884 by J.J. Watts from Phil. 1 X 23 verse. Husband, 4 sons and 2 daughters survive. Jasper N.= Austin,=Jeff, William, Ellen and Alta.


#38 Andrew Jackson Hall

Mr. Andrew Jackson Hall, born in Rone Co., Tenn. June 8th 1839, died at Edgar Springs, Phelps Co., Nov 10th 1884 aged 45 ys. 5 ms. and 2 ds. A funeral sermon was preached at the Smith Cemetery from Luke 2 X 27 by J.J. Watts Nov. 11th 1884. Widow and children survive.


#39 William Thomas Vaughn

William Thomas Vaughn, known as Riley Van, born in VA, May 25th 1809, died near Plato, Texas Co., MO, Nov. 14th 1884 aged 75 ys. 5 ms. and 19 ds. A funeral sermon was preached at the Wood Cemetery Luke 2 X 29 by J.J. Watts, Nov 16th 1884. Widow and some children survive. He came from VA to Tennessee and moved to Missouri.


#40 James J. Mathis

Bro. James J. Mathis, born in Rockingham Co., North Carolina, April 17th 1814, died at Pleasant Grove, Phelps Co., Dec 2, 1884, aged 70 ys. 7 ms. and 15 ds. Singing, prayer and remarks at the Smith Cemetery by J.J. Watts, Dec 4th 1884. A funeral sermon wa s preached at the Pleasant Grove Baptist Church, from Job 14 X 14 by J.J. Watts, Aug. 9th 1885. Widow and 7 children survives him.


#41 John H.L. Sullivan

John H.L. Sullivan, born in Pulaski Co., MO, Dec 23d 1849 and died on Spring Creek near Relfe, Phelps Co., MO, Aug 24th 1884, aged 35 ys. and 8 ms. A funeral sermon was preached at Pleasant Grove Baptist Church from Psalms 130 X 6 verse by J.J. Watts, Dec 7th 1884. Widow, and 6 children survive him, and 3 bro's and 6 sisters, and his mother.


#42 Nancy McCown

Mrs. Nancy McCown, wife of Eli McCown, born in Butler Co., KY, March 14th 1822, died on Big Piney, Pulaski Co., July 31st 1885, aged 63 ys. 4 ms. and 17 ds. A funeral sermon was preached at the house of Mrs. Bird Kinnaird from Job 14 X 14 by J.J. Watts after which she was buried at the Watts Lawn Cemetery, Aug 1st 1885. Husband and 5 children survive .


#43 Annie Belle Merrell

Annie Belle, daughter of B.F. and Sarah Merrell, born in Pulaski Co., MO, July 28th 1884, died on the Elbow Hollow, Pulaski Co., Aug 7th 1885, aged 1 year and 9 days. Singing, prayer and remarks at the McCourtney Cemetery by J.J. Watts, Aug 8th 1885. Father and Mother, 7 brothers, 2 sisters survives.


#44 Mary A. Welch

Mrs. Mary A., wife of A.B. Welch, born in Stockbridge, Ingham Co., Mich., Mar 28th 1832, died on Beaver Creek, Phelps Co., July 17th 1884 aged 52 ys. 3 ms. and 19 ds. A funeral sermon was preached from Job 14 X 14 at the Beaver Creek Baptist Church by J.J. Watts, Sept 6th 1885. Husband and 3 children survive her.


#45 Margaret Mathis

Mrs. Margaret, widow of Alexander D. Mathis, born in Wilkes Co., N.C., May 17, 1821, died on Spring Creek, Phelps Co., Nov. 26th 1885, aged 64 ys. 6 ms. and 9 days. Singing, prayer and remarks at the Smith Cemetery by J.J. Watts, Nov 28th 1885. A funeral sermon was preached in connection with her husband at the Mathis School House by J.J. Watts assisted by Rev. A. Hendrix from Luke 2 X 29, Aug. 30th 1891. 6 children survive her.


#46 James B. Welch

James B., son of A.B. and the late Mary A. Welch, born in Stockbridge, Ingham Co. Mich., Jan'y 20th 1862, died by being blown up in the lead mines at Webb City, Jasper Co., MO, Feb. 11th 1886, aged 24 ys. and 21 days. His remains were brought to the Beaver Creek Cemetery where singing, prayer and remarks were made by J.J. Watts, Feb 14th 1886. Father and 2 sisters and 1 half brother were present.


#47 Infant Davis

Infant daughter of Thomas J. and Elizabeth Jane Davis, born dead near Hopewell School House, Feb 19th 1886. Singing, prayer, and remarks at the Watts Lawn Cemetery by J.J. Watts, Feb 20th 1886. Father, Mother and Grand mother. 1 half brother, 2 half sisters, 2 sisters survive.


#48 Mary F. Pennington

Sister Mary Frances, wife of Samuel Pennington born in Ill., Feb 28th 1838, died near Zion Hill Church in Phelps Co. Nov. 2d 1885, aged 47 ys. 8 ms. and 4 ds. A funeral sermon was preached at the Beaver Creek Baptist Church from Rev. 14th 13 verse by J.J. Watts, May 2d 1886 at 11 a.m. Husband and 4 children survive.


#49 Charles Lewis Lawson

Charles Lewis, son William Hamilton and Martha Lawson, born on Spring Creek, Phelps Co., MO, Dec 21st 1863, died on Spring Creek, Phelps Co., Sept 6th 1886 at 3 p.m., aged 22 ys. 8 ms. and 15 ds. A funeral sermon was preached at the Hamilton Cemetery by J. J. Watts at 5 p.m. from Isiah 48 X 10, Sept 7th 1886. Father, Mother and 5 brothers and 2 sisters survive.


#50 Ida Magdaline Huff

Ida Magdaline, daughter of Albert C. and Frances Huff, born in Phelps Co., MO, May 24th 1884, and died in Spring Creek Township Phelps Co., MO, Sept 21st 1886, aged 2 years, 3 ms, and 27 days. Singing, prayer, and remarks at the Watts Lawn Cemetery by J.J . Watts, Sept 23d 1886 at 11 a.m. Father and Mother and 1 brother survives.


#51 Albert Lewis Huff

Albert Lewis, son of Albert C. and Frances Huff born in Phelps Co., MO, Apr 21st 1885, died in Spring Creek Township, Phelps Co., Sept. 30th 1886 11 p.m., aged 1 yr. 5 ms. and 9 days. A funeral sermon was preached at the Watts Lawn Cemetery from Job 1 X 21 by J.J. Watts, Oct 2d 1886. Father and Mother survive.


#52 Edward Linsey Freeman

Edward Linsey, son of James M. and Martha Freeman born in Phelps Co., MO, Nov 4th 1865, died at Relfe, Phelps Co., Oct 31st 1886, aged 20 ys. 11 ms. and 26 ds. Singing, prayer, and remarks at the Coppege Cemetery, by J.J. Watts, Nov. 1st 1886-11-30 a.m. W idow, father, mother, 1 brother and 1 sister and 1 child survive.


#53 Christina Davis

Sister, Christina Davis, born in Randolph Co., N.C., Apr 29th 1821, died at her home near Hopewell School House, Pulaski Co., MO, March 10th 1887, aged 65 ys. 10 ms. and 11ds. A funeral sermon was preached at the McCourtney Cemetery by Rev. A. Hendrix. Si nging, prayer, and remarks by J.J. Watts, March 11th 1887 at 3 p.m. 4 children survive and 19 grand children and 3 sisters in N.C.


#54 Ella Sullivan

Infant, Ella, daughter of James W. and Susan E. Sullivan dead born in Pulaksi Co., MO, April 22d 1887. Singing, Prayer, and remarks at the Smith Cemetery by J.J. Watts, April 23d 1887, 3 p.m.


#55 Elizabeth Giddens Reed

Sister Elizabeth Reed, nee Giddens, born in Spartinburg District or County, South Carolina, May 10th 1810, died in the Crow settlement in Texas Co., Jan'y 31st 1887, aged 76 ys. 8 ms. and 26 ds. Was taken to Beaver and buried. A funeral sermon was preache d at the old Beaver Creek Church from Luke 2 X 29 by J.J. Watts, May 29th 1887 at 11 a.m. Children 15, now living 13) grand children living 118) G.Grand child. 48.


#56 Mary Hood

Mary, wife of William Hood, born in N.C., March 4th 1817, died on Beaver Creek, Phelps Co., Apr. 5th 1887, aged 70 ys. 1 mo. and 1 day. (1st married Weaver, maiden name Beckham) married Mr. Hood June 5=1840. A funeral sermon was preached at Beaver Creek Ch urch from Psalms 11 X 5 by J.J. Watts, July 31st 1887. Children 4 and 3 living= Grand children 13 and husband....Mr. and Mrs. J.T. Weaver paid $1.00


#57 Mary Susan Knapp

Mrs. Mary Susan, wife of Joshua Knapp and daughter of Rev. D.W. Turnure, born in Franklin Co., MO, May 18th 1865, died on Spring Creek, Phelps Co., Jan'y 7th 1887, aged 21 ys. 7 ms. and 19 ds. A funeral was preached at the Seminary at Relfe, from Isa. 48 X 10 by J.J. Watts, Sept. 11th 1887 at 11 a.m. Her father and brother, husband and 2 children were present.


#58 Minnie Elender Page

Minnie Elender, daughter of Hosea M. and Sarah Angeline Page, born in Pulaski Co., MO, Sept. 22d 1876 and died there Sept. 27th 1887, aged 11 ys. and 5 days. A funeral sermon was preached at her home, from Gen. 37 X 30 by J.J. Watts Sept. 28th 1887 Rev. A . Hendrix attended the burial the next day at Friendship.


#59 James Madison Huff

James Madison Huff, born in Pulaski Co., MO, Apr. 3d 1855, died in Phelps Co., Oct 16th 1887 at 10 a.m., aged 32 ys. 6 ms. and 13 ds. Singing, Prayer, and remarks at the McCourtney Cemetery by J.J. Watts, Oct 17th 1887, at 4 p.m. A funeral sermon was prea ched at the Hopewell Church from Isaiah 48 X 10 by J.J. Watts, Aug. 17th 1890 at 11 a.m. = Widow, 3 children, 3 brothers and 1 sister survives him.


#60 Mary Lawson

Mrs. Mary Lawson was born in Virginia Aug 29th 1806, died on Big Piney, F.H. Woods farm, Dec 18th 1887 at 4 p.m., aged 81 ys. 3 ms. and 19 days. Singing, Prayer and remarks at the Hamilton Cemetery on Spring Creek, Phelps Co., by J.J. Watts, Dec 19th 1887 at 3 p.m. Widow of Randolph Lawson. 4 children survives her .


#61 Infant daughter Underwood

Infant child, dau., of P.M. and Sarah Underwood, born on Shaw Hollow, Pulaski Co., Feb. 5th 1888, died there Feb. 5th 1888, aged 17 hours. A funeral sermon was preached at the house from 1st Sam. 20 X 3 by J.J. Watts, Feb. 7th 1888 at 3 p.m. after which wa s buried at Watts Lawn.


#62 Jacob Swolley

Jacob Swolley was born in State of Maryland, Oct 7th 1804, died in Rolla, May 6th 1888, aged 83 ys. 6 ms. and 29ds. Singing, Prayer, and remarks at the Beaver Creek Cemetery by J.J. Watts, May 6, 1888 at 6 p.m. A funeral sermon was preached at the Beaver Creek Baptist Church from Isaiah 48 X 10 by J.J. Watts, June 3d 1888 at 11 a.m.


#63 George Allen Hood

George Allen, son of Mrs. Elvira Hood born in Pulaski Co., MO, May 8, 1887, died in Piney Township, Pulaski Co., July 9th 1888, aged 1 yr. 2ms. and 1 day. A funeral sermon was preached at the Watts Lawn Cemetery from Gen. 37 X 30 by J.J. Watts, July 10th, 1888. Mother, grandmother, 5 brothers survive him.


#64 Mary Lucinda Angeline Estmond

Mary Lucinda Angeline, daughter of John Stephen and Rebecca Lucinda Estmond born in Phelps Co., March 30th 1888, died in Phelps Co., July 16, 1888, aged 3 ms and 16 days. A funeral sermon was preached at the Watts Lawn Cemetery from 1st Sam'l 20 X 3 by J.J . Watts, July 18th 1888 at 12 noon. Father and Mother survives.


#65 Robert Franklin Clark

Robert Franklin, son of Francis Marion and Caroline Clark, born in Pulaski Co., Sept. 7th 1887, died there Aug. 1st 1888, aged 10 ms. and 24 ds. Singing, Prayer, and remarks at the Watts Lawn Cemetery by J.J. Watts, Aug. 2d 1888 at 5 p.m.


#66 James Rigdon

James Rigdon was born in Washington Co., KY, Feb. 19th 1825, died near Edgar Springs, Phelps Co., March 20th 1889, aged 64 ys. 1 mo. and 1 day. Rev. A. Hendrix preached a funeral sermon at his late residence then he was taken to Beulah Cemetery where singi ng, prayer, and remarks were held by J.J. Watts, March 22d 1889.


#67 = #68 = #69 Mary Jane Beets, Edmonia Beets and William Cox

Mary Jane, daughter of John and Sarah A. Beets born in Anderson Co., Tenn., March 21st 1875, died near Mt. Tabor School House, Phelps Co., Mar. 30th 1889, aged 14 ys. and 9 days. Singing, Prayer, and remarks at the Asher Cemetery of Edgar Springs by J.J. W atts, April 1st 1889. (#68) Edmonia, daughter of J.E. and Mattie Beets born Mar. 29th 1884, died near Edgar Springs, Apr. 22d 1888, aged 4 ys. and 23 days. (#69) William Claud, son of W.T. and Nancy A. Cox, born Aug. 12th 1887, died near Edgar Springs, Feb . 28th 1888, aged 6 ms. and 16 days. A funeral sermon was preached at Edgar Springs on the above from Isaiah 48 X 10 by J.J. Watts, June 16th 1889 at 11 a.m. Sunday.


#70 John Webber

John Webber was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Jan'y 24th 1819, died on Corn Creek, Phelps Co., May 31, 1889, aged 70 ys. 4 ms. and 7 ds. Singing, prayer, and remarks at the Rolla Cemetery by J.J. Watts, June 1st 1889. Buried by the Free Masons.


#71 David Dale Wofford

Mr. David Dale Wofford born in Dent Co., Missouri, Sept. 4th 1852, died on Big Piney, Pulaski Co., Sept 7th 1889, aged 37 ys. and 3 ds. Singing, prayer, and remarks at the Trout Cemetery by J.J. Watts, Sept. 9th 1889. Buried by the Wheelers. A funeral s ermon was preached at the Baldridge School House from Isaiah 48 X 10 by J.J. Watts, Nov 3d 1889. 100 Wheelers in line who were addressed by Rev. W.C. Peterson.


#72 Estella May Sneed

Estella May, daughter of Owen Thomas and Abi Sneed, born in Pulaski Co., Dec. 7th 1888, died on Big Piney, Pulaski Co., Sept. 14th 1889, aged 9 ms. and 7 days. Singing, Prayer, and remarks at the Watts Lawn Cemetery by J.J. Watts, Sept. 15th 1889.


#73 Josie Belle McMahan

Josie Belle, daughter of Laura Saphronia McMahan born near Six Crossing, Pulaski Co., MO, November 26th 1887, died at same place Sept. 24th 1889, aged 1 yr. 9 ms. and 28 ds. A funeral sermon was preached at the Watts Lawn Cemetery from James 4 X 14 by J.J. Watts, Sept. 25th 1889 at 4 p.m.


#74 James Anthony Logan

James Anthony, son of John and the late Lucinda Logan born in Pulaski Co., MO, Nov. 6th 1869, died on Big Piney, Pulaski Co., Sept. 27th 1889, aged 19 ys. 10 ms. and 21 days. Singing, Prayer, and remarks at the Sam R. Hale Cemetery by J.J. Watts, Sept. 29t h 1889. Buried by the Wheelers of Rolling Heath A.W.


#75 Samuel G. Wood

Samuel G. Wood was born in Pulaski Co., Missouri, Ssept. 29th 1860, died by being shot and killed by Dora Pruett, Oct 5th 1889 at 8 p.m., aged 29 ys. and 6 days. Singing, Prayer, and remarks at the Wood Cemetery by J.J. Watts, Oct 8th 1889 at 11 a.m. Buri ed by the Bayon Wheel. 2 brothers and 2 sisters survive.


#76 John Riley Noakes

John Riley, son of Elijah and Laura A. Noakes, born in Pulaski Co., Jan'y 13th 1886, died same place, Nov. 29th 1889 at 10-50 p.m., aged 3 years 10 ms. and 16ds. Singing, Prayer and remarks at the Trout Cemetery by J.J. Watts, Dec. 2d 1889 at 2 p.m. A fun eral discourse was preached at Baldridge Church with a brother on page 34. Father, Mother, 1 brother, and Grandmother survives.


#77 & #78 Mary Mahala & Mary Ellen Zumwalt

Mary Mahala, daughter of Rev. Thomas J. and Sarah Zumwalt, born in Rheubedeau (Roubidoux)Township, Pulaski Co., MO, Sept. 1st 1872, died 8 miles South of Richland, MO, in Laclede Co., Dec. 9th 1889, aged 17 ys. 3 ms. and 8 days. Also, Mary Ellen, daughter of Rev. Tho mas J. and Sarah Zumwalt, born in Rheubedeau Township, Pulaski Co., March 24th 1874, and died there March 31st 1877, aged 3 years and 7 days. A funeral sermon in Laclede Co., MO, from Matt. 17 X 1 to 9 by J.J. Watts, Dec. 22d 1889 at 11 a.m. Sun. Bro. Zum walt paid me $1.00.


#79 & #80 Nancy Riley & Harry Elmore Riley

Mrs. Nancy Alice, wife of John Wm. Riley, and daughter of John and Nancy Grayson, born in Phelps Co., Apr. 20th 1864, died there Feb. 7th 1890, 2 a.m., aged 25 ys. 9 ms. and 17 ds. #80 Also, Harry Elmore, son of J.W. and Nancy Riley born in Cold Spring Tow nship (____) July 29th 1889, died at John Graysons Feb. 8th 1890 at 10 p.m., aged 6 ms. and 9 days, buried in the coffin with its mother. Singing, prayer, and remarks were made at the Beaver Creek Cemetery by J.J. Watts, Feb. 9th 1890 at 2 p.m.


#81 & #82 Mary Elizabeth Carson & John Erby Vance

Sister Mary Elizabeth, wife of Samuel Carson, born in Vandalia, Ill. Co.,?? Jan. 2d 1843, died at or near Waynesville, Pulaski Co., MO, Nov. 2d 1889, aged 46 ys. and 10 ms. Also (#82) John Erby, son of Mrs. Louisa Emeline Vance born in Pulaski Co., May 31s t 1885, died in Pulaski Co., Aug. 5th 1885, aged 3 ms. and 5 days. A funeral sermon was preached at the Waynesville Church upon their deaths, from Isaiah 48 X 10 by J.J. Watts, Feb. 16th 1890 at 11 a.m. Bro. Carson paid me $5.00, Feb. 16th 1890.


#83 #84 #85 #86 #87 & #88
Ousley=Ousley=Ousley=Ousley=Ousley= and Chambers

John Elsworth, son of Crawford and Catherine Ousley, born in Pulaski Co., Oct 4th 1867, died there Feb. 9th 1868, aged 4 ms. and 5 ds. (#84) Robert Leonard, son of Crawford and Catherine Ousley, born May 19th 1870, died Oct 4th 1872, aged 2 ys. 6 ms. and 15 ds. (#85) Henry, son of Crawford and Catherine Ousley, born Aug. 14th 1886, died Sept. 10th 1886, aged 26 days. (#86) Infant son of Christian and Lucy Ousley, born dead July 7th 1881. (#87) Henry Everett, son of James S. and Leann Victoria Ousley, born Ma rch 4th 1887, died Jan'y 28th 1888, aged 10 ms. and 24 ds. (#88) Infant son of James R. and Catherine Chambers, born Aug. 21st 1889, and died Sept. 3d 1889, aged 12 ds. Singing, Prayer, and remarks at the C. Ousley Cemetery when the above were re- buried by J.J. Watts, June 12th 1890.


#89 John Riley Waddle

John Riley Waddle, was born in ________Feb. 27th 1830, died in Phelps Co., July 3d 1890, at 3 p.m., aged 60 ys. 4 ms. and 6 days. Singing, prayer, and remarks at the Watts Lawn Cemetery July 4th 1890 at 9 a.m. by J.J.. Watts. One son survives in M O and others east. Died at the J.W. Riden ridge place.


#90 Dr. George Washington Stephenson

Dr. George Washington Stephenson was born in France, Sept. 18th 1816, died near Baley P.O., Pulaski Co., Aug 23d 1890, aged 71 ys. 11 ms. and 5 ds. A funeral sermon was preached at the Bailey School House from Phil. 1 X 23 by J.J. Watts, Aug. 24th 1890 at 11 a.m. after which he was buried at the Bailey Cemetery at 4 p.m. Leaving widow, one son and 2 daughters. His widow, Mary Ann Stephenson was born Feb. 27th (___), died May (__) 1892.


#91 William Ousley

Bro. William Ousley was born in Campbell Co., Tenn., March 25th 1815, died near the Pleasant Hill Baptist Church in Pulaski Co., MO, March 19th 1890, aged 74 ys. 11 ms. and 24 days. A funeral sermon was preached from Isaiah 48 X 10 at the Pleasant Hill Bap tist Church by J.J. Watts, Sept. 14th 1890 at 11 a.m., Sun. Widow, 2 child. living, 19 grand children, 9 great grand children, 3 brothers and 2 sisters.


#92 Louisa Bray

Sister Louisa, wife of Bro. Hanan Bray, born in Pulaski Co., KY, Oct 15th 1830, died in Spring Creek Township, Phelps Co., MO, Sept. 19th 1890, aged 59 ys. 11 ms. and 4 days. She was the daughter of George and Susie Callihan. A funeral sermon was preached at the Smith Cemetery from Psalms 90 X 18 by J.J. Watts, Sept. 21st 1890. A member of the Baptists 45 ys.


#93 Eli McCown

Mr. Eli McCown was born in Washington Co., Virginia, April 15th 1819, died in Piney Township, Pulaski Co., MO March 4th 1891, aged 71 ys. 10 ms. and 19 days. A funeral sermon was preached at the Bird Kinnairds residence from Heb. 11 X 24 to 27 verse by J.J . Watts, after which he was taken to the Watts Lawn Cemetery and buried by the side of his wife, March 6th 1891. Leaving 5 children.


#94 Luther McCown

Luther, son of George Sidney and Vitula McCown born in Butler Co., KY, Feb. 24th 1879, died in Piney Township, Pulaski Co., MO, July 26th 1891, aged 12 ys. 5 ms. and 2 ds. Singing, prayer, and remarks at the Watts Lawn Cemetery by J.J. Watts and Rev. A. He ndrix, July 27th 1891.


#95 Alexander D. Mathis

Alexander D. Mathis was born in Rockingham Co., N.C., November 10th 1811, died in Spring Creek Township, Phelps Co., MO, Dec. 9th 1883, aged 72 ys. and 29 days. A funeral sermon was preached at the Mathis School House in connection with his widow, by J.J. Watts, Aug. 30th 1891, from Luke 2 X 29. See #45 six children survive him.


#96 Elvira Naomi Ichord

Mrs. Elvira Naomi, wife of William Alfred Ichord was born in Texas Co., MO, April 21st 1847, died in Piney Township, Pulaski Co., MO, Feb. 6th 1892, aged 44 ys. 9 ms. and 15 ds. A funeral sermon was preached at the Watts Lawn Cemetery from 1st Saml. 22 X 3 , Feb. 8th 1892 at 1 p.m. assisted by Rev. A Hendrix. Leaving a husband and 6 children.


#97 Frances Mary Holcomb

Mrs. Frances Mary, wife of Walter (nee John) Holcomb, was born in Pulaski Co., MO, Feb 24th, 1861, died at Edgar Springs, Phelps Co., March 4th 1892, aged 31 ys. and 9 days. Singing, Prayer and remarks at the Haley/O'Maley Cemetery by J.J. Watts, March 6th 1892 at 2 p.m. Sun. husband and 2 children survive, 2 children dead. son Joshua Franklin born Dec. 6=1882. Later-Walter Halcomb died in Dixon March 13th 1901, aged 46 ys. born Apr. m. at-22.


#98 George Sidney McCown

George Sidney McCown born in Butler Co., KY, Aug. 13th 1851, died near Pine Hollow in Texas Co., MO, March 12th 1892, aged 42 ys. 6 ms. and 29ds. Singing and prayer by J.J. Watts at the Watts Lawn Cemetery. Remarks by Rev. A Hendrix, Mar. 14th 1892 at 3 p .m. Widow and 6 children, 2 brothers and 2 sisters survives him. Buried by the Hopewell Union.


#99 George Allen PhelpsGeorge Allen Phelps was born in Pulaski Co., KY, March 1st 1834, died near Edgar Springs, Phelps Co., March 15th 1892, aged 58 ys. 1 mo. and 14 ds. Son of L.D. and Sarah Phelps. A funeral sermon was preached at the Smith Cemetery, Phelps Co. from Eccl. 7 X 7 by J.J. Watts, April 16th 1892 at 12 noon. His father survives him, of a family of 12 child, 7 survives, he had 4 child., 2 survives, 12 grand child. 10 survives and his widow survives him.


#100 Perry Levi Turner

Perry Levi, son of the late Wilson and Mary Jane Turner born on Pea Ridge, Phelps Co., Feb. 18th 1886, died there May 12th 1892, aged 6 ys. 2 ms. and 24 ds. A funeral sermon was preached at the Beaver Creek Cemetery from Gen. 37 X 30, by J.J. Watts, May 13 th 1892 at 4 p.m. Mother, grandmother, 5 brothers and 2 sisters survives him.


#101 Emma F. Brown

Sister Emma F., wife of Solom Brown and daughter of O.P. and Jennie S. Margedant, born in Licking, Texas Co., MO, Dec. 12th 1861, died at Aurora, Lawrence Co., MO, June 6th 1892 at 1-30 a.m., aged 30 ys. 5 ms. and 24 ds. Singing, Prayer, and remarks at the Asher Cemetery at Edgar Springs by J.J. Watts June 7th 1892 at 2 p.m.. A funeral sermon was preached at Edgar Springs from Phil. 1 X 23 by J.J. Watts Aug. 14th 1892 at 11 a.m. Her babe was buried with her. Husband, father, mother, 4 brothers and 5 sist ers survive her.


#102 John Wiley Malone

John Riley, son of John Perry and Isabelle Malone born in Phelps Co., MO, Oct. 16th 1867, drowned in Spring Creek on Mr. Blacks farm, Aug. 16th 1891, aged 23 ys. and 10 ms. A funeral sermon was preached at the Pleasant Grove Baptist Church from Isaiah 48 X 10 by J.J. Watts, Sept. 25th 1892. Father, Mother, and bro/sisters survives him.


#103 George Everett Bradford

George Everett Bradford, son of George I. and Malissa Jane Bradford born in Spring Creek Township, Phelps Co., MO, Oct. 5th 1884, died there Dec. 25th 1891, aged 7 ys. 2 ms. and 20 ds. A funeral sermon was preached at the West Point School House in Phelps Co., from Matthew 14 X 12 by J.J. Watts, Dec. 25th 1892, 11 a.m.


#104 Laura Bray

Laura, infant twin daughter of P. Green and Linda Bray, born in Spring Creek Township, Phelps Co., Feb. 12th 1893, at 8 a.m. and died there in a few minutes. Singing, Prayer and remarks at the Watts Lawn Cemetery by J.J. Watts, assisted by Rev. A. Hendrix, Feb. 13th 1893 at 3 p.m.


#105 Mrs. Sarah Jane Thompson

Mrs. Sarah Jane, wife of Joseph A. Thompson, born in near Spring Creek P.O., Phelps Co., MO, Nov. 11th 1852, died on Big Piney, Pulaski Co., Feb. 28th 1893, aged 40 ys. 3 ms. and 14 ds. A funeral sermon was preached at the Thompson Cemetery from Isaiah 48 X 10 by J.J. Watts, March 2d 1893 at 12 noon. Husband, Mother, 5 children living and 1 dead.


#106 Mariah Jane Harmon

Sister, Mariah Jane, wife of William Harmon, born in Fentress Co., Tenn., Apr, 9th 1821, died at Edgar Springs, March 27th 1893 at 2 p.m. aged 71 ys. 11 ms. and 18 days. A funeral sermon was preached at the family residence at Edgar Springs from Psalms 116 X 15 by J.J. Watts, March 27th 1893 at 7 p.m. and the next day her remains was taken to the Harmon Grave yard near the Hardister Mill on Big Piney and was buried there. Sister Harmon was the daughter of John and Nancy Moody, was married to William Harmon, Apr. 25th 1844, came to MO in 1856. In 1858 was baptisted by Rev. Wm. Briggs, was a mother of 7 children all dead, 10 grand children living, and 4 great great grand children. 3 brothers survives her in Tenn. (Bro. Harmon paid me $3.00 Nov. 28th 1893.)


#107 William Carrol Steward

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 Cemeter y 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.


#108 Obedience Johnson

Sister Obedience, wife of William Johnson, born Warren Co., Tenn., Oct. 15th 1826, died in Texas Co., MO, May 3d 1893, aged 66 ys. 6 ms. 18 ds. A funeral sermon was preached at the Shaffer Cemetery from Isaiah 48 X 10 by J.J. Watts, May 4th 1893, 3 p.m. Husband and 6 children survives.


#109 Louisa Jones

Louisa (Starrett), wife of H.F. Jones, dau. of Edward and Louisa Starrett, born in Warren, Maine, Jan'y 16th 1848, died in South Hope, MO, June 30th 1893, aged 45 ys. 5 ms. and 14 ds. A funeral sermon was preached at the residence from Isaiah 48 X 10 by J. J. Watts, July 2d 1893 at 11 a.m., Sun., after which she was taken to Warren and buried in the "McQutepe (?)" Cemetery. 3 child survive. Waterman Starrett paid 6.70.


#110 Malinda Elizabeth Gibson

Malinda Elizabeth, dau. of Riley and Missouri Gibson, born in Dent Co., MO, Dec. 16th 1877, died in Dent Co., MO, March 16th 1893, aged 13 ys. and 3 ms. A funeral sermon was preached at the Zion Hill Baptist Church in Phelps Co., from Isaiah 48 X 10 by J.J . Watts, Sept. 17th 1893.


#111 James McMahan

James McMahan, was born in Lawrence Co. Illinois, May 6th 1820, died in Piney Township, Pulaski Co., MO, Oct. 10th 1893, aged 73 ys. 5 ms. and 4 ds. Singing, prayer, and remarks were made at the Watts Lawn Cemetery, by J.J. Watts assisted by Rev. A. Hendri x, Oct. 11th 1893. A funeral sermon was at the Hopewell Baptist Chrch from Psalms 84 X 48 by Rev. A Hendrix, Aug. 19th 1894 at 11 a.m., Sun. assisted by J.J. Watts.


#112 Charlotte Mathis

Sister Charlotte, wife of Enoch Solomon Mathis, born in Marion Co. KY, Apr 30th 1835, died in Spring Creek T. Phelps Co., Oct. 29th 1893 at 6 p.m. aged 58 yrs, 5 ms, & 29 days. Singing, prayer, and remarks at the Smith Cemetery by J.J. Watts and Rev. A. Hendrix Oct. 31st 1893 at 12 noon. A funeral sermon was preached at the Mathis School house in connection with her husband from Rev. 21X25 July 28th 1895 at 11 a.m. Sun. Husband & 7 children survive. James H. Mathis $1 June 8th 1895.


#113 Maranda Elkins

Maranda, wife of James M. Elkins, born in Pulaski Co., MO, Apr. 17th 1858, died in Piney T. Pulaski Co., Feb. 23rd 1894 aged 35 ys, 10 ms, and 6 days. A funeral sermon was preached at their residence, from 1st Thes. 4X13 & 14 verses, by J.J. Watts Feb. 24th 1894 at 11 a.m., after which the remains were taken to the Bradford Cemetery and buried. Husband, 7 children, and mother survives.


#114 James Ray

Mr. James Ray was born in Phelps Co. July 31st 1858, died at the Cave Spring place in Phelps Co. March 1st 1894, 2 p.m., aged 35 ys and 7 months, singing prayer and remarks at the Smith Cemetery by J.J. Watts, March 2d 1894 at 12 noon. Buried by the Odd Fellows. Widow, son, 3 brothers and 2 sisters survive him. John Brown gave me $1.


#115 Robert Lee Ray

Robert Lee, son of Abner (Bud) Ray, born near Corinth, Phelps Co., MO, May 23d 1870, died near Rolla, March 1st 1894 aged 23 ys, 9 ms, and 8 ds. A funeral sermon was preached at the Corinth Bap. Ch. from Isaiah 48X10 by J.J. Watts, May 13th 1894 at 11 a.m., Sun. Father, step-mother, 4 bros. and 3 sis. survive. (Abner Ray gave me $1 Oct 10th 1895)


#116, 117, 118 Huffman, Huffman & Jones

Alfred Huffman, born May 8th 1798, died May 12th 1869. Sarah Jane Huffman, his wife, born June 10th 1810, died Jan'y 29th 1870. Hugh Lawson Jones, her son, born June 11th 1830, died Sept 2d 1860. A funeral was preached at Elk Prairie, from 1st Cor. 15X35 by J.J. Watts on the above May 18th 1894 at 10 p.m., then they were reburied


#119 Therresa Barber

Terresa, widow of Joseph Barber, was born in Ohio Feb. 1st 1808, died at Yancy Mills, Phelps Co., MO, June 23d 1894, aged 86 ys., maiden name Carmene. A funeral sermon was preached at the N.J. Brookshire Cemetery from Rev. 7X9 to 17 by J.J. Watts, June 24th 1894, 8 a.m. Mr. Harris gave me $2 June 24th 1894


#120 Thomas Denison

Thomas Denison, was born in Hart Co., KY, May 31st 1822, came to Missouri in 1842. Died at Beulah, Phelps Co., MO, July 19th 1894 at 9 a.m., aged 72 ys, 1 mo, and 18 ds. Singing, prayer and remarks at the Beulah Cemetery by J.J. Watts, July 20th 1894 at 1 p.m. Prayer at his house before starting to the cemetery. 10 children 6 survive. Was of a family of 8 child., one sister, Mrs. Edgar survives him.


#121, 122, 123, & 124 Richardson

121. William James, son of Andrew Jasper and Aldimira Richardson, born Feb. 12th 1859, died June 1st 1879, aged 20 ys, 3 ms, (?). 122. Victoria D. born Oct. 1st 1861, died Jan'y 27th 1866, aged 5 ys, 2 ms & 27 ds. 123. Rosa, born Aug. 26th 1878, died Sep. 5th 1878, aged 9 days. 124. Lilly, born Feb. 2d 1880, died Feb. 5th 1880, aged 3 days. The above were all born in Phelps Co., Missouri. They were taken up from the old Huffman farm and reburied at Lake Spring cemetery. Singing, prayer and remarks were held at the Lake Spring cemetery, by J.J. Watts, July 27th 1894 at 1 p.m.


#125 Sarah Josephene Harris

Sarah Josephene, wife of James Harris, and dau. of Frank M. Jackson born in_________. Died in Dent Co., MO., Oct 11th 1893, aged 32 ys, 1 mo and 2 ds. A funeral sermon was preached at the Wm. Fore Church house, Phelps Co., from Isaiah 48X10 by J.J. Watts, Sept. 9th 1894 at 11 a.m., Sun. A member of the Enon Bap. church. Husband, father, stepmother, 4 brothers, and 4 sisters survive her.


#126 Ellen Phillips

Ellen, wife of William Lindsey Phillips, born in Dade Co., MO, Oct 6th 1848, died on upper Mill Creek, Phelps Co., MO, Sept 25th 1894 at 2 a.m., aged 45 ys, 11 ms and 19ds. A funeral sermon was preached at the Smith Cemetery, from 1st Cor. 15X56 & 57th verses,by J.J. Watts, Sept 26th 1894 at 12 noon. Husband and 3 children survive. She was of a family of 12 chil. 5 survive=Jasper N., Austin, Jeff, William and Atta.


#127 Florida Wilford Null

Florida Wilford, son of Josiah and Hannah Null was born in Jefferson Co., MO, January 14th 1877, died in Piney T., Pulaski Co., MO, Oct. 20th 1894 at 8 p.m., aged 17 ys, 9 ms and 6 ds. A funeral sermon was preached at his fathers residence, from Psalms 89X48 by J.J. Watts, Oct 22d 1894 at 1 p.m., after which he was taken to the McCortney Cemetery where religious service was held by Rev. A Hendrix before he was buried at 3 p.m. Father, mother, 4 brothers, and 5 sisters survives him.


#128 Sarah Ann Smith

Sarah Ann Margie, dau. of James and Naomi Smith born in Spring Creek T. Phelps Co., Dec. 22d 1890, died there at Pleasant Grove, Nov. 27th 1894 at 11:30 a.m., aged 3 ys, 11 ms, and 5 ds. A funeral sermon was preached at the Smith Cemetery from Gen. 37X30 by J.J. Watts, Nov. 28th 1894 at 3 p.m. Father, mother, 2 brothers and 1 sister survives. 4 grand parents.


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