Samuel Mack Scott

Brief Life History of Samuel Mack

When Samuel Mack Scott was born on 15 September 1875, his father, Samuel Scott, was 53 and his mother, Annie Frances England, was 33. He married Callie Mae Farley on 25 November 1905, in White, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Civil District 8, White, Tennessee, United States for about 30 years. He died on 23 June 1941, in White, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 65, and was buried in Scott Cemetery, Sparta, White, Tennessee, United States.

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Family Time Line

Samuel Mack Scott
1875–1941
Callie Mae Farley
1889–1958
Marriage: 25 November 1905
James Monk Scott
1907–1980
Emma Kate Scott
1909–1983
Hoover E Scott
1911–1976
Pearl G Scott
1914–
Geneva Scott
1915–
Joe Veda Scott
1916–2007
Infant Son Scott
1919–1919
Ima Daisy Scott
1920–2019
Samuel Thomas Scott
1922–2002
Infant Son Scott
1923–1923

Sources (16)

  • Sammie Scott, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Sam Scott, "Tennessee Marriages, 1796-1950"
  • Sam Mack Scott, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"

World Events (8)

1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.

The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.

1878 · Yellow Fever Epidemic

When a man that had escaped a quarantined steamboat with yellow fever went to a restaurant he infected Kate Bionda the owner. This was the start of the yellow fever epidemic in Memphis, Tennessee. By the end of the epidemic 5,200 of the residence would die.

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

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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