Cemeteries in Lincoln County, Missouri
Watts Cemetery
Source:  Gone But Not Forgotten, Vol. I, p. 119.
Census by:
Wm. L. Douglas Jr. & Merle M. Jackson, May 1978.

Location (in GBNF):  Located on the west side of the Forrest Keeling Nursery Farm Elsberry, Lincoln Co. Mo. (Old Elliott Farm by lake)


Mary J. - Oct. 24, 1826-Nov. 16, 1885 
Johnson - Aug. 8, 1828-Jan. 19, 1908
(Mary J. & Johnson on same stone)

Jacob P. Son - Sept. 9. 1862-Sept. 8, 1865

Westley J. - D-Jan. 5, 1892-31 Y. 5 M. 8 D.


Catherine, My Mother Catherine Davis Wife of Francis Withinton 
B-Jan. 26, 1824 - D-Oct. 28, 1856

Two flat stones-no names 
Little Marker-no name 

This cemetery has a good iron fence and gate around it, on the gate at the top was printed J. Watts, there was an outer wire fence, it is said that between the wire fence and iron fence is where slaves were buried, many creekstone markers in this area. The large stone of Catherine Davis Withinton was also in this area, the rest of the stones listed above are inside the iron fence. This cemetery is in poor condition many trees and brush
filled. Evidence of other graves here but unable to locate any proof. Census taken May 1978 by Wm. L. Douglas Jr. & Merle M. Jackson.

Prepared by Patricia SummersSmith, 3 May 2001. 

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