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 Elmer Bryan Scott

Elmer Bryan Scott

Birth
Jefferson County, Iowa, USA
Death 12 Jan 1927 (aged 20)
Fairfield, Jefferson County, Iowa, USA
Burial Fairfield, Jefferson County, Iowa, USA
Plot 2nd.182
Memorial ID 59001731 · View Source
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Note: this memorial updated May 31, 2017 with DOB correction per edit request. Further updated June 1, 2017 with obituary transcription.

Caution: The Jefferson county birth record for Elmer has been inspected in person by this contributor on June 1, 2017, at the Jefferson County Recorder office. The birth records are held in journal format and are most generally in chronological order. The entry for Elmer does match his correct DOB to be November 7, 1906.

The Jefferson County death record, however (also inspected in person by this contributor), indicated that incorrect DOB information was originally supplied and recorded. The DOB was originally entered as Nov. 7, 1907. The source for that information is not entirely clear, but whomever provided that information may also have been responsible, directly or indirectly, with the DOB inscription error of 1907. At some point the "1907" DOB entry on the death record was crossed out and "1906" now is overwritten. Presumably the error was detected and corrected, with the caveat that per Recorder office rules such changes in vital records can only be made by office staff under court direction.

Although this memorial was originally entered with the DOB year 1907 per the headstone inscription, per the edit request and the review of the original birth and death vital records, the DOB for this memorial is being changed to Nov. 7, 1906.

//rkt June 1, 2017


Son of Frank L. Scott and Eva Lenora Bryan Scott.

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Fairfield Daily Ledger
Thursday January 13, 1927
Pg. 1 Col. 4

ELMER B. SCOTT DIED YESTERDAY

Taken To Jefferson County Hospital Jan.2; Funeral Tomorrow Afternoon

Elmer Bryan Scott, 20 year old son of Frank L. Scott, 7 miles north of the city, passed away yesterday afternoon at 3:30 oclock (sic) at the Jefferson County hospital where he had been ill with pleurisy and complications for the past ten days. The funeral services will be held tomorrow afternoon at one oclock (sic) from the Moyer church in charge of Rev. H. E. Butler. Interment will be made in Evergreen cemetery.

He was born Nov. 7, 1906 at his home north of the city. His mother passed away four years ago last June. He is a graduate of the Fairfield High School with the class of 1923 and for the past year has been with the Auto Triangle company. The father and two sisters Mrs. Clarence McCormick of Beckwith and Miss Hazel at home survive.


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  • Created by: Richard K Thompson
  • Added: 21 Sep 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 59001731
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Elmer Bryan Scott (7 Nov 1906–12 Jan 1927), Find A Grave Memorial no. 59001731, citing Evergreen Cemetery, Fairfield, Jefferson County, Iowa, USA ; Maintained by Richard K Thompson (contributor 46900770) .