William Henry Scott

18 February 1854–15 March 1931 (Age 77)
Canterbury, York, New Brunswick, Canada

The Life of William Henry

When William Henry Scott was born on 18 February 1854, in Canterbury, York, New Brunswick, Canada, his father, William Scott, was 47 and his mother, Frances Leonard Gray, was 34. He married Mary Jane Gray about 1878, in Canterbury, York, New Brunswick, Canada. He lived in Ward 2 Provo, Provo, Utah, Utah, United States in 1910 and Est, Cameroon in 1931. He died on 15 March 1931, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Provo, Utah, Utah, United States.

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William Henry Scott
Mary Jane Gray
Marriage: about 1878

Spouse and Children

about 1878
Canterbury, York, New Brunswick, Canada

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World Events (8)


Age 9

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1867 · British North America Act

Age 13

The British North America Act or Constitution Act of 1867 caused three British colonies, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, and Canada to be united as one under the name Canada. Until this point New Brunswick had been the British crown colony.
1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 21

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)

  • W. Henry Scott in household of Wm. Scott, "Canada Census, 1881"
  • Henry Scott, "United States Census, 1910"
  • William H Scott, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"

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