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Dr Joseph Scott
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Birth: Feb. 19, 1781
Shippensburg
Cumberland County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Jun. 6, 1843
Lexington
Fayette County
Kentucky, USA

His obituary from the Protestant and Herald as reprinted in The Frankfort Commonwealth of June 20, 1843:

"It becomes our painful duty to record the death of our very highly esteemed friend and excellent fellow citizen, Dr. Joseph Scott, of Lexington, who departed this life at his residence, on Tuesday, the 6th inst., at about 10:00 p.m.

Dr. Scott was born Feb. 19th, 1781, lived sixty-two years, three months and eighteen days, and then 'slept with his fathers'.

He has been long and most favorably known in this State and in Ohio, as one of our ablest and most successful Physicians. Diseases, often of the most malignant character, were made to yield, with the blessing of God, under his superior skill, and even death, in some instances, where he had apparently commenced his work, was staid, and the tide of life and health restored. Many, very many of the living will bless his memory while they retain their recollection.

... His funeral was attended by the largest and most respectable class of citizens we have ever witnessed on a funeral occasion in Lexington. Presbyterians, Episcopalians, Methodist and Baptist, with scores of non-professors of religion, attended with demonstrations of the deepest feeling and solemnity. The funereal procession was of great length; scores of carriages, and persons on horse-back, and the sidewalks of the streets crowded with people on foot, all slowly, silently and solemnly following the remains of their departed friend to the last lodging place of mortals."

 
 
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 Parents:
  Matthew Scott (1739 - 1798)
 
 Children:
  Sarah Finley Scott Humphreys (1806 - 1883)*
  Lucy Caroline Scott Holloway (1818 - 1897)*
 
 Sibling:
  John Mitchell Scott (1765 - 1812)*
  Joseph Scott (1781 - 1843)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Lexington Cemetery
Lexington
Fayette County
Kentucky, USA
Plot: Section 8, Lots 1-5
 
Created by: Bill LaBach
Record added: Jun 24, 2002
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You made a difference, Dr Scott. You are not not forgotten.
- J F-B
 Added: Apr. 12, 2012

- Anonymous
 Added: Jun. 8, 2004

- Bill LaBach
 Added: Jun. 24, 2002
 
 
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