Hiram Ray Scott

11 January 1857–18 January 1938 (Age 81)
Coryell, Texas, United States

The Life of Hiram Ray

When Hiram Ray Scott was born on 11 January 1857, in Coryell, Texas, United States, his father, Pvt Robert S Scott, was 22 and his mother, Rebecca Jane Beard, was 21. He married Alice Jenatta Peters about 1891, in Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 5 daughters. He lived in Justice Precinct 1, Burnet, Texas, United States in 1900 and Justice Precinct 3, Lee, Texas, United States in 1910. He died on 18 January 1938, in Lee, Texas, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Beaukiss, Williamson, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Hiram Ray Scott
Alice Jenatta Peters
Marriage: about 1891
Clovis May Scott
Mellie Odis Scott
Bessie Lee Scott
Lilly Bell Scott
Callie Rae Scott
Clara Lynn Scott

Spouse and Children

about 1891
Texas, United States


+1 More Child

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World Events (8)

1861 · Texas Secedes from the United States

Age 4

On February 1, 1861, Texas seceded from the United States. On March 2, 1861, they had joined with the Confederate States of America.

Age 6

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1881 · Construction of the Fort Worth & Denver Railway

Age 24

Grenville M. Dodge oversaw the construction of the Fort Worth & Denver Railway. Work began at Hodge Junction, and eventually extended to the New Mexico border by 1888. Service began on April 1, 1888, with trains travelling between Fort Worth and Denver.

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.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Hyrom Scott in household of Polly Ann Taylor, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Hiram Scott in household of Robert Scott, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Hiram Scott, "United States Census, 1900"

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