Mary Scott

21 June 1826–8 October 1911 (Age 85)
Grange of Mallusk, Templepatrick, County Antrim, Ireland

The Life Summary of Mary

When Mary Scott was born on 21 June 1826, in Grange of Mallusk, Templepatrick, County Antrim, Ireland, her father, Thomas Scott, was 40 and her mother, Ann Hamilton, was 41. She married John Rigby Webster on 3 May 1851, in Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Santa Catalina Island, Los Angeles, California, United States in 1860. She died on 8 October 1911, in Russell, Kansas, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in Russell City Cemetery, Russell, Russell, Kansas, United States.

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John Rigby Webster
Mary Scott
Marriage: 3 May 1851
Laura A. Webster
John S Webster
Mary Eliza Webster
Daniel William Webster
Florence Elizabeth Webster
Arthur Webster
1870–before 1880

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    3 May 1851Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States
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    +5 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1830 · The Second Great Awakening
    Age 4
    Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
    1848 · The California Gold Rush
    Age 22
    On January 24, 1848, gold was found at Sutter’s Mill in Coloma, California, which began the California gold rush. In December of that same year, U.S. President James Polk announced the news to Congress. The news of gold lured thousands of “forty-niners” seeking fortune to California during 1849. Approximately 300,000 people relocated to California from all over the world during the gold rush years. It is estimated that the mined gold was worth tens of billions in today’s U.S. dollars. 
    1850 · California Is Admitted to Union
    Age 24
    California was admitted into the Union on September 9, 1850, and became the 31st state.

    Name Meaning

    English, Scottish, and Irish (Down): habitational and ethnic name from Middle English Scot ‘man from Scotland’. There is no evidence that the surname denoted either of the earlier senses of Scot as ‘(Gaelic-speaking) Irishman’ or ‘man from Alba’, the Gaelic-speaking region of Scotland north of the river Forth. This surname is also very common among African Americans.English and Scottish: from the rare Middle English personal name Scot (Old English Scott, possibly also Old Norse Skotr), only certainly attested in northern England.English: variant of Scutt .

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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    Sources (14)

    • Mary Webster in household of John Webster, "Kansas State Census, 1895"
    • Mary Webster in household of John R Webster, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Mary Scott, "Iowa, County Marriages, 1838-1934"

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