Mary A F Scott

28 August 1875–15 August 1953 (Age 77)
Traquair, Peebles-shire, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life of Mary A F

When Mary A F Scott was born on 28 August 1875, in Traquair, Peebles-shire, Scotland, United Kingdom, her father, Alexander Scott, was 45 and her mother, Mary Frame, was 39. She married John A Milne on 7 September 1896, in Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She immigrated to United States in 1896 and lived in Foxborough, Norfolk, Massachusetts, United States in 1920 and Wellesley, Norfolk, Massachusetts, United States for about 10 years. She died on 15 August 1953, in Newton, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Wellesley, Norfolk, Massachusetts, United States.

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Family Time Line

John A Milne
Mary A F Scott
Marriage: 7 September 1896
James Richard Milne

Spouse and Children

7 September 1896
Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States


    James Richard Milne


Parents and Siblings

    Alexander Scott


    Mary Frame




    Alexander Scott


    William Scott


    Marion Nicholas Scott


    Margaret Scott


    Jane Scott


+7 More Children

World Events (8)

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

Age 1

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 · Collapse of the City of Glasgow Bank.

Age 3

Because of a discovery of a £7,000 deficit, City of Glasgow Bank halted operations from November to December 1877. After 10 months after reopening, the bank’s directors announced the bank, itself, had filed bankruptcy. The closure showed a net liability of over £6 million. The bank was so successful with telling people that it wasn’t in error, that the Bank's shares were selling for more than double of what they were actually worth. The bank’s directors were arrested and tried at the High Court. All were found guilty and sentenced to terms of imprisonment. Many Glasgow businesses failed as a result of the bankruptcy and shareholders were called to replenish the bank's losses. One shareholder argued that he had become a shareholder unknowing the fraudulent actions of the bank. Wide effects of the collapse have been seen in limited growth in liability and extensive problems with temporary banking liquidity.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 21

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

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)

  • Mary E Milne in household of John Milne, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Mary A F Milne in household of John Milne, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Mary Milne in household of George Milne, "United States Census, 1900"

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