History of Greene County,
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
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
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
George M., John, Flora, and Mary E. (deceased).
Mr. Scott was raised on a farm, has spent his life in farming,
the owner of 124 acres of land. He has
served as director of the poor in Greene County
years. Mrs. Scott is a faithful member
of the Baptist
History of Greene
Samuel P. Bates
Nelson, Rishforth & Co., Chicago.
Transcribed by Annette Bame Peebles
The Greene County,
Biographies Project –
Date of Transcription: 13 June 2007
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