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Sgt Aaron Scott

  • Birth 5 Jun 1835 Hancock County, Indiana, USA
  • Death 28 Feb 1919 Elwood, Madison County, Indiana, USA
  • Burial Elwood, Madison County, Indiana, USA
  • Memorial ID 58614110

Obituary from the Elwood Call-Leader
Elwood, Madison Co., IN
01 Mar 1919, page 1

AARON SCOTT
ANSWERS CALL

GOOD CITIZEN AND SOLDIER DIED AT
THE HOME OF HIS DAUGHTER
LAST EVENING.

PARTICIPATED IN 26 BATTLES

Aaron Scott, 83, well known war
veteran of this city, died at the home
of his daughter, Mrs. Daisy Daugh-
erty, 2207 South B street, last night
at 11:30 o'clock of a complication of
diseases. It was known that Com-
rade Scott was soon to answer a
heavenly roll call yet his death is
none the less sincerely regretted by
those who knew him.
He was born in Hancock county,
near Greenfield, June 5, 1835 and was
married to Manilda Ellsberry, the
family removing th this vicinity in
1866 where they have since resided.
To their union twelve children were
born, of whom eight survive. They
are Mrs. Nannie Robertson, Mrs.
Daisy Daugherty, Mrs. Carrie Quinn,
Omar, Miles and Ed Scott, of this city,
Mrs. Lodina Pontius, of Yakahama,
Washingon and Mrs. Cora Nuding
of Indianapolis.
ENVIABLE WAR RECORD.
Comrade Scott had a war record
of which he was very proud. He en-
listed at the outbreak of the conflitc
in the Eighth Indiana Infantry and
fought in that command and the
Eighteenth untill the war ended, hav-
ing participated in 26 battles. He was
a valued member of the G. A. post
and attended all of the reunions of
the veterans.
He was a good soldier, a good citi-
zen and an appreciated friend and
the bereaved relatives have the sym-
pathy of all of the people of the city
who knew this long time resident and
liked him much.
The funeral services will be con-
ducted at the Holiness Christian
church in East Main street Sunday
afternoon at 2 o'clock by the pastor
Rev. Barnes and the burial will be
in the city cemetery, by the Grand
Army, with the honors of war, beside
his wife, who preceded him to her
last resting place twenty-four years
ago.

From the Elwood Call-Leader
03 Mar 1919

BURIED BY THE VETERANS.

The funeral of Comrade Aaron Scott
was conducted at the Holiness Chris-
tion church Sundat afternoon at 2
o'clock by the pastor, Rev Barnes
and was largely attended. The Grand
Army of the Republic, of which he was
a member, had charge of the burial
in the city cemetery.


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  • Created by: ed
  • Added: 14 Sep 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 58614110
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Sgt Aaron Scott (5 Jun 1835–28 Feb 1919), Find A Grave Memorial no. 58614110, citing Elwood Cemetery, Elwood, Madison County, Indiana, USA ; Maintained by ed (contributor 46937107) .