Corlesta Jane "Callie" Scott

10 March 1850–12 September 1912 (Age 62)
Kenton, Hardin, Ohio, United States

The Life of Corlesta Jane "Callie"

When Corlesta Jane "Callie" Scott was born on 10 March 1850, in Kenton, Hardin, Ohio, United States, her father, Rev David Scott Sr, was 25 and her mother, Jane Caroline Turner, was 32. She married Percival "Pearl" Orestus Wood on 21 June 1877, in Mitchell, Kansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She died on 12 September 1912, in Plain Township, Kosciusko, Indiana, United States, at the age of 62, and was buried in Leesburg Cemetery, Plain Township, Kosciusko, Indiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

Percival "Pearl" Orestus Wood
1853–1931
Corlesta Jane "Callie" Scott
1850–1912
Marriage: 21 June 1877
Harry Scott Wood
1879–1969
Lucie Pearl Wood
1891–1918

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
21 June 1877
Mitchell, Kansas, United States
children

(2)

    Harry Scott Wood

    Male1879–1969Male

    Lucie Pearl Wood

    Female1891–1918Female

Parents and Siblings

    Rev David Scott Sr

    Male1824–1906Male

    Jane Caroline Turner

    Female1818–1854Female

siblings

(2)

World Events (8)

1860 · Ohio supports the Union side of the Civil War

Age 10

Although divided as a state on the subject of slavery, Ohio participated in the Civil War on the Union's side, providing over 300,000 troops. Ohio provided the 3rd largest number of troops by any Union state.
1863

Age 13

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1867 · Sorry Mr. President, You can't do that.

Age 17

This Act was to restrict the power of the President removing certain office holders without approval of the Senate. It denies the President the power to remove any executive officer who had been appointed by the president with the advice and consent of the Senate, unless the Senate approved the removal during the next full session of Congress. The Amendment was later repealed.

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)

  • Callie J Wood in household of Carl O Wood, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Callie J Scott in entry for Harry S Wood and Nora R Johnson, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007"
  • Callie Scott in entry for Harry Scott Wood, "Texas Deaths, 1890-1976"

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