James A. Scott

31 March 1842–15 February 1905 (Age 62)
Cole, Missouri, United States

The Life of James A.

When James A. Scott was born on 31 March 1842, in Cole, Missouri, United States, his father, Allen Scott, was 36 and his mother, Ann C Edmondson, was 26. He married Minerva Jane Templeton on 12 March 1865, in Cole, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 6 daughters. He lived in Moreau Township, Cole, Missouri, United States in 1860 and Missouri, United States in 1870. He died on 15 February 1905, in Vernon, Missouri, United States, at the age of 62, and was buried in Richards, Vernon, Missouri, United States.

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Family Time Line

James A. Scott
1842–1905
Minerva Jane Templeton
1841–1921
Marriage: 12 March 1865
Levi Mitchell Scott
1865–
Ann E Scott
1866–
Florence Scott
1868–
Thomas A Scott
1869–
Ada Lee Scott
1873–1938
Etta E Scott
1876–
Eliza J Scott
1877–
Pryor Templeton Scott
1879–1971
Laura Belle Scott
1881–1947

Spouse and Children

    Male1842–1905Male

    Minerva Jane Templeton

    Female1841–1921Female

MARRIAGE
12 March 1865
Cole, Missouri, United States
children

(9)

    Levi Mitchell Scott

    Male1865–Male

    Female1866–Female

    Florence Scott

    Female1868–Female

    Thomas A Scott

    Male1869–Male

    Ada Lee Scott

    Female1873–1938Female

+4 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(3)

    Male1842–1905Male

    William W Scott

    Male1848–1935Male

    Thomas J Scott

    Male1854–Male

World Events (7)

1846

Age 4

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1860

Age 18

In 1860, the Pony Express used men riding on horseback to carry mail between St. Joseph, Missouri, and Sacramento, California.
1863

Age 21

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

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.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • James Scott in household of Allen Scott, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Jas A Scott, "United States Census, 1870"
  • James Scott in household of Allen Scott, "United States Census, 1850"

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