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History of Greene County, Pennsylvania


THOMAS SCOTT, farmer, P. O. Rutan., was born in Center Township, Greene County, December 24, 1834.  His parents, Elias and Harriet (Kent) Scott, were natives of this county, where they were married and remained through life.  Mr. Scott died August 20, 1884, and his wife June 14, of the same year.  On September 13, 1855, Thomas Scott married Elizabeth A. Turner.  Mrs. Scott was born in Greene County, June 12, 1838, and is a daughter of Rev. James L. and Nancy (Patterson) Turner.  Her father was a native of New York and her mother of Greene County, Penn.  Both are now deceased.  By this marriage Mr. Scott is the father of eight children—Wesley S., Walter P., Elias, Harriet N., Ida L., Albert F., Carrie E. and James E.  Mrs. Scott died July 16, 1876.  Mr. Scott was subsequently united in marriage December 20, 1879, with Anna B. Drake, who was born in Greene County, October 5, 1849.  Her parents, Francis and Eliza Drake, were natives of this county.  Mr. Drake is deceased.  By the second marriage Mr. Scott is the father of three children—Harry R., Leah N. and William.  Mr. Scott has been a farmer all his life, and owns 133 acres of land where he and family live, besides property in West Virginia.  He has been a member of the school board of his township.  He and Mrs. Scott belong to the Methodist Protestant Church, of which his deceased wife was also a devout member.


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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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