Marquis Lafayette Scott

12 April 1849–20 November 1917 (Age 68)
Keosauqua, Van Buren, Iowa, United States

The Life of Marquis Lafayette

When Marquis Lafayette Scott was born on 12 April 1849, in Keosauqua, Van Buren, Iowa, United States, his father, James Scott, was 53 and his mother, Rachel Wilson, was 45. He married Emma Jane Thomas on 10 November 1870, in Appanoose, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Appanoose, Appanoose, Iowa, United States in 1870 and Plattville Township, Mills, Iowa, United States for about 30 years. He died on 20 November 1917, in Pacific Junction, Mills, Iowa, United States, at the age of 68, and was buried in Glenwood Cemetery, Glenwood, Mills, Iowa, United States.

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Marquis Lafayette Scott
Emma Jane Thomas
Marriage: 10 November 1870
Nora Bell Scott
Mary A Scott
Winfield E Scott
James Albert Scott
Jessie F. Scott
Shirley Scott
Pearl Patrick Scott
Nina Josephine Scott
Carrie L Scott
Ernest L. Scott

Spouse and Children

10 November 1870
Appanoose, Iowa, United States


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World Events (8)

1857 · The State Capital moves to Des Moines

Age 8

The Capitol was located in Iowa City until the 1st General Assembly of Iowa recognized that the Capitol should be moved farther west than Iowa City. Land was found two miles from the Des Moines River to start construction of the new building. Today the Capitol building still stands on its original plot.

Age 14

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1867 · Sorry Mr. President, You can't do that.

Age 18

This Act was to restrict the power of the President removing certain office holders without approval of the Senate. It denies the President the power to remove any executive officer who had been appointed by the president with the advice and consent of the Senate, unless the Senate approved the removal during the next full session of Congress. The Amendment was later repealed.

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)

  • Lafayette Scott in household of Rachel Scott, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Lafayette Scott in household of James Scott, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Lafayette Scott in household of James Scott, "United States Census, 1860"

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