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 Don Eugene Scott

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Don Eugene Scott

Birth
Fairfax, Franklin County, Vermont, USA
Death 14 Jun 1923 (aged 79)
Topeka, Shawnee County, Kansas, USA
Burial Topeka, Shawnee County, Kansas, USA
Plot Northwest Memorial IX Lot 380 Grave 5
Memorial ID 77554192 View Source
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Sent by Find A Grave contributor David M Morin:
Born: abt 1844, Fairfax, VT. Died: 06/14/1923. Civil War. Don E. Scott, enlisted in the 9th New Hampshire Infantry,Co.E. at the age 18; resided. Warner, NH; credited. Warner, NH; enlisted July 29,1862; mustered in Aug.8,1862,as Private; transferred to Co. D, 11 New Hampshire Infantry, Aug.29,1862; mustered out June 4, 1865. PO. ad., Bare, Kansas.
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Cemetery records on film at the Kansas State Historical Society:
lot owner: D.L. McEachron
date of death: 6-14-23
date of burial: 6-16-23
age at death: 79-1-28
cause of death: hemorrhage
funeral director: Bomgardner
interment authorized by Mrs. D.L. McEachron
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birth date calculated from age at death
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Topeka Daily Capital, Friday, June 15, 1923, page 9:
Paralytic Stroke Was Fatal
D.E. Scott, 79, Died at Home of His Daughter, Mrs. D.L. McEachron

D.E. Scott, 79 years old, died at the home of his daughter, Mrs. D.L. McEachron, 1615 Boswell avenue, at 10 o'clock last night. He lived only a few hours following a stroke of paralysis.
Mr. Scott is survived by two daughters, Mrs. McEachron, Topeka, and Mrs. E.C. Pfuetze, Manhattan. The funeral arrangements have not yet been completed.

Topeka Daily Capital, Saturday, June 16, page 11:
Scott – The funeral of D.E. Scott, father of Mrs. D.L. McEachron, will be held at 10:30 o'clock this morning from the McEachron home, 1615 Boswell avenue. Burial will be in Mount Hope cemetery.
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His birth date came from a 1878 passport application, which also contained the following info:
Age:34
Stature: 5 feet 10 inches
Forehead: high
Eyes: brown
Nose: straight
Mouth: medium
Chin: prominent
Hair: iron gray
Complexion: fair
Face: long
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More information about Mr. Scott, including letters he wrote during the Civil War, may be seen on the VermontCivilWar.org website.


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