Clarke County and the Civil War

Newton Scott


Civil War veteran Newton Scott settled in Clarke County after the war. His parents were Mr. and Mrs. Hullum Scott who were both born in Virginia and were married in 1831. They moved to Indiana about 1835 and to Monroe County, Iowa in 1856. In 1867 they moved their family to Murray. Hulum and his wife Mary A. are both buried in the Murray cemetery.

Newton Scott

Hannah (Cone) Scott

This site features letters written to his future wife, their pictures, obituaries, etc.

Source: "Celebrating our 100th Year Murray, Iowa 1868-1968", p. 145F;"Clarke County, Iowa Cemeteries, volume 2, The Rural Cemeteries), p. 177.


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