Mary Scott

about 1846–
Illinois, United States

The Life of Mary

When Mary Scott was born about 1846, in Illinois, United States, her father, Larkin Scott Sr., was 34 and her mother, Sarah Foreman, was 29. She married Elzey Mcclure on 30 April 1874, in Hancock, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Hancock Township, Hancock, Illinois, United States in 1850.

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Family Time Line

Elzey Mcclure
Mary Scott
Marriage: 30 April 1874
Leonard D. McClure
Littie Blanch McClure
Roe F McClure

Spouse and Children

30 April 1874
Hancock, Illinois, United States


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World Events (8)


Age 0

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1848 · Chicago Board of Trade is organized

Age 2

Starting as a voluntary association to help buyers and sellers meet to negotiate and make contracts. The Chicago Board of Trade is one of the oldest futures and options exchanges in the world and it is open 22 hours per day to stay competitive.
1877 · The First Workers Strike

Age 31

The country was in great economic distress in mid-1877, which caused many workers of the Railroad to come together and began the first national strike in the United States. Crowds gathered in Chicago in extreme number to be a part of the strike which was later named the Great Railroad Strike. Shortly after the strike began, the battle was fought between the authorities and many of the strikers. The conflict escalated to violence and quickly each side turned bloody.

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)

  • Mary Scott in household of Larkin Scott, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Mary Scott in household of Larkin Scott, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Mary Mcclure in household of Elzia Mcclure, "United States Census, 1880"

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