Posted By: County Coordinator (email)
Date: 11/12/2006 at 13:11:46
Perry Scott, farmer and stock raiser, Sec 19, P O Prairie Hill, was born in Lawrence county, Ohio, January 22, 1819, and there grew to manhood a farmer, receiving his education in the common schools, in 1837 he moved with his parents to Shelby county, Indiana, and lived there about eighteen months then moved to Lawrence county same state and there learned the carpenter’s trade with his uncle, Capt William Templeton, of Bedford, and remained with him for two years and then went to Cincinnati, Ohio, attended school at Carey’s Academy and worked at this trade for about one year, then removed to St Louis, Missouri, continued his business for three years, and then went to Arkansas, he soon returned to La Fayette, Indiana, remained there for three years, then to Rainsville, same state, and engaged in farming in the spring of 1853 he moved to Livingstone county, Illinois, and bought a farm, but there being so much sickness he sold out, and in October 1853 came to this state, located where he now lives and has since resided here, has a good stock farm of 400 acres, well improved, and he is well fixed to live the rest of his life, he has held nearly all the township offices from justice of the peace down, on April 23, 1850 he was married to Miss Rachael A Morrey, of Ohio, they have thirteen children living; Warren M, Oscar F, Carpenter, William A, Mary A, Walter, George, Frank, Charles, Amy, Sewell, Lloyd, and Mabel
1880 Boone Co History Book
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