George Dempster Scott

24 March 1853–6 November 1929 (Age 76)
Lapeer, Michigan, United States

The Life of George Dempster

When George Dempster Scott was born on 24 March 1853, in Lapeer, Michigan, United States, his father, Oren Scott, was 49 and his mother, Susan Hungerford, was 37. He married Clarissa Pemberton Dunn on 10 December 1878, in Miltonvale, Cloud, Kansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He died on 6 November 1929, in Atwood, Rawlins, Kansas, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Atwood, Rawlins, Kansas, United States.

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George Dempster Scott
Clarissa Pemberton Dunn
Marriage: 10 December 1878
Charles Edgar Scott
Jessie Belle Scott
Oren Dempster Scott

Spouse and Children

10 December 1878
Miltonvale, Cloud, Kansas, United States


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World Events (8)

1854 · Creation of the Republican Party

Age 1

A debate continues over the location of the creation of the Republican Party. Some sources claim the party was formed in Ripon, Wisconsin, on February 28, 1854. Others claim the first meeting of the Republican Party took place in Jackson, Michigan, on July 6, 1854, where the Republican Party was officially organized. Over 1,000 people were present and candidates were selected for the party, thus making it the first Republican convention.

Age 8

Kansas is the 34th state
1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 22

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

1 English: ethnic name for someone with Scottish connections.2 Scottish and Irish: ethnic name for a Gaelic speaker.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Dempster Scott, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Dempster Scott, "United States Census, 1900"
  • George Demster Scott, "Find A Grave Index"

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