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History of Greene County, Pennsylvania


C. W. SCOTT, farmer, Rutan, Penn., was born December 16, 1837, on the farm where he and family reside in Center Township.  He is a son of John and Mary A. Scott (nee Teagarden), who were natives of Pennsylvania and residents of Greene County until their death.  Mrs. Scott departed this life in 1856, and her husband lost his life in a collision on the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad, near Columbus, Ohio, October 6, 1860.  They were the parents of four children.  On October 6, 1859, C. W. Scott was united in marriage with Rachel Webster, who was born in this county November 30, 1839.  Her parents were John and Elizabeth (Cowell) Webster, also natives of this county.  Mr. Webster died in 1871 and Mrs. Webster in 1874.  To Mr. and Mrs. Scott have been born five children, four living—William H., George M., John, Flora, and Mary E. (deceased).  Mr. Scott was raised on a farm, has spent his life in farming, and is the owner of 124 acres of land.  He has served as director of the poor in Greene County for three years.  Mrs. Scott is a faithful member of the Baptist Church.


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History of Greene County, Pennsylvania

Samuel P. Bates

Nelson, Rishforth & Co., Chicago. 1888


Transcribed by Annette Bame Peebles

The Greene County, Pennsylvania Biographies Project –

Date of Transcription: 13 June 2007

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