John Patrick Scott

26 March 1871–2 January 1926 (Age 54)
Michigan, United States

The Life of John Patrick

John Patrick Scott was born on 26 March 1871, in Michigan, United States. He married Teresa Emmeline Sterling on 4 June 1898, in Wisconsin, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Garden, Nebraska, United States in 1910. He died on 2 January 1926, in Casper, Natrona, Wyoming, United States, at the age of 54, and was buried in Highland Cemetery, Casper, Natrona, Wyoming, United States.

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John Patrick Scott
Teresa Emmeline Sterling
Marriage: 4 June 1898
Alta Teresa Scott
Charles Edward Scott

Spouse and Children

4 June 1898
Wisconsin, United States


World Events (8)

1872 · The First National Park

Age 1

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.
1879 · New State Capitol Building Dedicated

Age 8

After the second state capitol had been destroyed, Michigan Governor Henry P. Baldwin initiated the passing of a bill that would cover the costs for a new building. The bill was adopted and raised over $1 million by a six year state income tax. Architect Elijah E. Myers' design named Tuebor, or I will defend, was selected and he was commissioned to design the new capitol building. The renaissance revival brick and sandstone building soared 267 feet from the ground and was dedicated on January 1, 1879.

Age 15

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

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)

  • John P Scott, "United States Census, 1910"
  • John Patrick Scott in entry for Alta Teresa Scott, "Idaho, Birth Index, 1861-1911"
  • John P Scott, "Find A Grave Index"

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