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 Mary Elizabeth “Bettie” <I>Scott</I> Youree

Mary Elizabeth “Bettie” Scott Youree

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Death 11 Jul 1934 (aged 83)
Burial Scottsville, Harrison County, Texas, USA
Memorial ID 5565002 · View Source
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Bettie Scott Youree was the eighth child and daughter of W. T. and Mary Rose Scott and the granddaughter of William Pickney Rose. Her father, W. T. Scott was a member of the 1861 Texas Secession Convention in Austin, Texas. Her brother, Buckner H. Scott, served in Co. B, 3rd Texas Infantry, C.S.A.

She married Peter Youree, a prominent banker in Shreveport, June 24, 1870. Bettie was elected to serve as president of Shreveport Chapter No. 237, United Daughters of the Confederacy, in 1898 and served until 1900. She was re-elected inn 1904 and served until 1926. She also served as president of the Louisiana Division, U.D.C. from 1912 until 1914., State Regent, Louisiana Society, Daughters of the American Revolution, founder of the first chapter of the Colonial Dames, and was a member of the Texas Daughters of the Republic.

The Bettie Scott Youree Chapter of the Children of the Confederacy was named in her honor.


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  • Maintained by: David Hill
  • Originally Created by: MB
  • Added: 23 Jun 2001
  • Find A Grave Memorial 5565002
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Mary Elizabeth “Bettie” Scott Youree (25 Mar 1851–11 Jul 1934), Find A Grave Memorial no. 5565002, citing Scottsville Cemetery, Scottsville, Harrison County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by David Hill (contributor 46626495) .