Lockridge, Jefferson Co, IA
Friday, January 28, 1916
Samuel Scott, one of the older residents of Fairfield, passed away last
Thursday evening at 5:30 at his home on West Stone street after a three
Mr. Scott was born at Pickaway county, Ohio, August 2, 1837, being at
the time of his death being 78 years, 5 months and 18 days old. He was the
son of Simon and Meneritta Scott and when he was eight years old the family
moved to Jefferson county.
In 1861, at Quincy, Ill., he was united in marriage to Miss Emeline
Towne, who passed away Aug. 23, 1910. To this union were born the following
children: John E. of Fosley, Minn., William W., and Annie V. of this city,
and Clark M. of Packwood.
On Sept. 28, 1911, Mr. Scott was again married to Mrs. Elen Parsons of
Fairfield who survives him. He also leaves to mourn his loss two brothers
and two sisters, J.W. Scott of Westphali, Kas., and C.C. Scott of Wichita,
Kas., Mrs. Elizabeth Ritchie and Mrs. Irene Williams of Fredonia, Kansas.
He has long been a faithful member of the Methodist church. He was a
member of the G.A.R. having served during the civil war in Co. B, 8th
regiment, Iowa Cavalry from August 4, 1863 until Aug. 13, 1865.
Posted at this site with Cathy's permission.
Cathy Joynt Labath
Iowa Old Press
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