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Scott, William S. 1824-1895


Posted By: S. Ferrall - IAGenWeb Volunteer
Date: 10/14/2014 at 06:18:39

Mrs. Julia Ernest returned from Willoughby, Ohio, Friday A.M. with the remains of her father W.S. Scott.

He was sick but five weeks, fatty heart caused his death. Mr. Scott was seventy years old, about fifty years of his life was spent in Clayton County.

He was engaged extensively in farming interest, as a good business manager, he was a success. He was a prominent, active member of the Methodist Church, where he will be greatly missed.

An influential man has gone to his reward. The bereaved ones have the sympathy of many sorrowing friends.

~Elkader Argus, April 17, 1895 (Luana correspondence)

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The remains of W.S. Scott, who died at Willoughby, Ohio, on the 3d, were brought to Luana last Friday for burial. He was born in Grand Isle county, Vt., Oct. 24, 1824, and was a little over 70 years old at the time of his death.

He was among the early settlers of the county and was the founder of Luana, and one ofour most highly respected citizens.

Mrs. Scott died in 1893, and he had lived the past two years with his daughter, Mrs. Dr. T.M. Moore, of Willoughby, Ohio.

~Elkader Register, Friday, April 19, 1895

~Note: He served with Captain John Parker's Company of Iowa Dragoons Volunteers.


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