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Scott, Elijah 1813-1901


Posted By: Linda Ziemann, Volunteer (email)
Date: 7/11/2007 at 15:10:15

LeMars Sentinel
August 5, 1901

ADAVILLE: (Special Correspondence)
Elijah Scott, formerly of this place, died at the home of his daughter, Mrs.
Amy Quinn, in Dakota, July 28, aged 87 years. He was buried in the Adaville
cemetery Thursday, August 1. Mr. Scott was well known here, having started
the first store here several years ago, and he also gave our little burg
it's name. From here he moved to Millnerville and started a store and
postoffice which now goes by that name, from there he moved to Dakota where
he lived the remainder of his life.
One of Plymouth's Early Settlers

Elijah Scott died at the home of his daughter. Mrs. W. F. Whitman Gregory County. South Dakota, Sunday. July 38. 1901.

Mr. Scott was one of the early settlers of Plymouth County and at one time operated general store at Adaville. He was the first postmaster at that place. He moved to Oregon county last spring.

He had been in poor health the past few months suffering from inflammation of the bladder which caused his death.

Elijah Scott was born in Brookfield, Madison County, New York, on November 13, 1813. He leaves a wife and six children.

The remains were brought to Adaville where the funeral services were held and the interment made.


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