Russell Alexander Scott

22 August 1878–2 December 1935 (Age 57)
Silver Reef, Washington, Utah Territory, United States

The Life of Russell Alexander

When Russell Alexander Scott was born on 22 August 1878, in Silver Reef, Washington, Utah Territory, United States, his father, Russell J Scott, was 45 and his mother, Eliza Ann Young, was 20. He married Eliza Lillian Butler on 18 July 1905, in Delamar, Lincoln, Nevada, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. He lived in Nye, Nevada, United States in 1910 and Eureka, Eureka, Nevada, United States in 1920. He died on 2 December 1935, in Las Vegas, Clark, Nevada, United States, at the age of 57.

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Russell Alexander Scott
Eliza Lillian Butler
Marriage: 18 July 1905
Anona Scott
Lillian Doneica Scott

Spouse and Children

18 July 1905
Delamar, Lincoln, Nevada, United States


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World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 3

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 4

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 18

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

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)

  • Russell A Scott in household of Evan G Davis, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Russell Scot, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Russell Scott Jr., "United States Census, 1900"

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