John Alexander Scott

15 February 1864–22 March 1935 (Age 71)
Pokiok, Westmorland, New Brunswick, Canada

The Life of John Alexander

When John Alexander Scott was born on 15 February 1864, in Pokiok, Westmorland, New Brunswick, Canada, his father, Joseph Scott, was 43 and his mother, Mary Jane Savage, was 18. He married Annie Maud Thompson on 19 October 1899. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He lived in Prince William, York, New Brunswick, Canada in 1881 and York, New Brunswick, Canada in 1901. He died on 22 March 1935, in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, at the age of 71.

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Family Time Line

John Alexander Scott
Annie Maud Thompson
Marriage: 19 October 1899
Alta Mae Nickerson
Alta M Scott
Ralph V Scott

Spouse and Children

19 October 1899


    Alta Mae Nickerson


    Alta M Scott


    Ralph V Scott


Parents and Siblings



+11 More Children

World Events (3)

1867 · British North America Act

Age 3

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.

Age 5

1901 · Hartland Covered Bridge

Age 37

July 4, 1901, the Hartland covered bridge was finished. It spans across the Saint John River, making it the longest covered bridge. Until it was built, the only way across the river was by ferry.

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)

  • John A. Scott in household of Joseph Scott, "Canada Census, 1881"
  • John A Scott, "Canada Census, 1901"
  • John A Scott in entry for George Hazen Nickerson and Alta Mae Scott, "British Columbia Marriage Registrations, 1859-1932; 1937-1938"

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