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Mary Marilda Scott Guest
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Birth: Sep., 1859
Sheridan
Worth County
Missouri, USA
Death: Aug. 9, 1935
Strathmore
Tulare County
California, USA

Daughter of William Wyatt Scott of Virginia and Irene Branson of Tennessee.
Mother of:
Lulu Estella (Mrs William McMenemy)
John William III
Clarence Scott
Charlotte May (Mrs Henry Black & Mrs John Langley)
Minnie E (Mrs John McMillan)
Albert Henry
Elijah Walter
Blanche Lacy (Mrs Milton Hill)
Norman Edison

Came to California with her family over the Great Plains. She met John at the Washington mine, and they were married at the Washington mine on October 12, 1878. The ceremony was conducted by Justice of the Peace Samuel W. Carr.
Their ranch was at the intersection of Bear Valley Road and Mount Gaines Road where they built a large nine-room house east of a small stream that ran through the property. An artisan well supplied the water for the house. A large barn (still standing in 2002), blacksmith shop and harvester shed were also built on the ranch. Mining was in John's blood and he left the animal husbandry and farming to their sons.
All nine children were born on the ranch, attended Quartzburg School and lived into adulthood.
By 1921, the entire family had moved away from Mariposa county. John and Mary owned an operated the old Tuolumne Hotel on Main Street in Merced. It was there on February 13, 1922 that John, as had his father and brothers, died of the dreaded Miners Consumption.
After his death, Mary retired to a small home on 19th Street in Merced. Her eldest son John William, his wife and son lived across the street. Her daughter, Charlotte and her family also lived in the neighborhood.
Mary enjoyed being in Merced near many of her grandchildren. While working in her garden she fell a broke her hip, an injury from which she never fully recovered. Mary pass away on August 9, 1935, while visiting her daughter Lulu and husband on their farm near Strathmore (Tulare county). Most of her children were at her bedside at the time of her death.
By Clayton John Guest 
 
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 Parents:
  William Wyatt Scott (1826 - 1864)
  Irene Branson Scott (1823 - 1908)
 
 Spouse:
  John William Guest (1854 - 1922)
 
 Children:
  John William Guest (1881 - 1942)*
  Blanche Lacy Guest Hill (1900 - 1982)*
  Norman Edison Guest (1904 - 1985)*
 
 Siblings:
  Julia Ann Scott Petty (1853 - 1919)*
  Elijah E. Scott (1856 - 1893)*
  Mary Marilda Scott Guest (1859 - 1935)
  Charlotte Safrona Scott Marshall (1862 - 1887)*
  William Wyatt Scott (1864 - 1892)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Hornitos Odd Fellows Cemetery
Hornitos
Mariposa County
California, USA
 
Maintained by: Anne Shurtleff Stevens
Originally Created by: Mary
Record added: Jul 18, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 14973680
Mary Marilda <i>Scott</i> Guest
Added by: Anne Shurtleff Stevens
 
Mary Marilda <i>Scott</i> Guest
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