|Birth: ||Oct. 27, 1823|
|Death: ||Apr. 29, 1911|
Samuel T. Scott, son of Elizabeth and John Scott, was born in Lee County, Virginia on October 27, 1823 and died on Saturday, April 29, 1911, aged 87 years, 6 months and 2 days. He was of a family of twelve children, six brothers and five sisters; one sister, Mrs. Martha Brookshire of Boone County, survives.
He came to Hendricks County with his parents at the age of ten. Here he spent the remainder of his life. He was married to Mary Leach in 1848. To this union was born five children, four boys and one girl: James E., Elizabeth J. Ayers, John W. M., Enos M. and Nathaniel W. His wife departed this life August 2, 1908. He had eight grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren who preceded him into the unknown. He leaves five children, twenty-six grandchildren and thirteen great-grandchildren and a host of relatives and friends to mourn their loss. He united with the Methodist Church several years ago, having membership with the Lizton congregation. [Note: Samuel's wife, Mary, was a granddaughter of William Montgomery, in whose home the Lizton congregation was founded in 1832.] He was one of the sturdy pioneers of this County, hard working, energetic and honest. He had borne adversity bravely and enjoyed prosperity quietly.
Funeral services were held at the home Sunday afternoon at two o'clock conducted by Rev. Earl Moore. [Note: Earl Moore was a grandson of Samuel's brother, Isom Scott.] The body was laid to rest in the K. of P. Cemetery at Lizton.
from the Republican for May 11, 1911:
Rainstown - Samuel Scott, a pioneer of the north part of the county, died at his home south of here, April 28, aged 77 years and 8 months. He leaves to mourn their loss, four sons - James E., John W., Nathaniel and Enos, and one daughter, Mrs. James Ayers, and several grandchildren and great-grandchildren. The funeral services were conducted at the home by Rev. Meracle of the M. E. church. Interment was at the K. of P. cemetery.
John B. Scott (1791 - 1844)
Elizabeth Burgan Scott (1791 - ____)
Mary Leach Scott (1824 - 1908)
James Ervin Scott (1848 - 1935)*
Elizabeth Jane Scott Ayers (1850 - 1924)*
John William Montgomery Scott (1854 - 1935)*
Enos Monroe Scott (1856 - 1937)*
Nathaniel Washington Scott (1858 - 1951)*
Mary M. Scott Jones (1815 - 1873)*
Francis A. Scott (1816 - 1895)*
Nancy A. Scott Goodwin (1818 - 1902)*
Isom B. Scott (1822 - 1863)*
Samuel T. Scott (1823 - 1911)
Martha Scott Brookshire (1826 - 1912)*
Reuben Scott (1832 - 1879)*
K of P Cemetery
Created by: David Smith
Record added: Jul 26, 2010
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