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  • ID: I0001
  • Name: John Winfield SCOTT
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 25 JUN 1865 in Spafford, Wayne Twsp., LaFayette Co., Wisconsin
  • Death: 25 JUL 1940 in Beloit,Rock Co., Wisconsin
  • Burial: East Lawn Cemetery Beloit, Wis.
  • Occupation: Worked 34 years at Fairbanks, Morse & Co. In 1900 Census, he is listed as a farm laborer.
  • Event: Member of Quarter Century Club at Fairbanks
  • Event: Moved 1903 To Beloit from Juda, Wisconsin
  • Census: 1900 Shows John and Sarah living in Clarno Town, Green County, Wisconsin with 5 Kids ( Three sons Eara 11, George 10, and Alden 6, and two daughters Lila 4, and Luella 1). It also indicated that, at that time, there were 7 children, with 6 living.
  • Census: 1910 shows the family (5 children) living at 1225 Porter Ave. in Beloit. Indicates that there were 10 kids, with 9 living.
  • Census: 1920 Shows him, Sarah and Spurgeon (Mike) living at 1426 Hull Ave and working at Farm Machinery Co.
  • Note:

    Spafford, Wisconsin does not appear on current maps. A 1878 map shows Spafford located
    in the South Eastern corner of LaFayette County and in Wayne Township. Spafford is just south of what is now South Wayne. According to his obituary, South Wayne is where Alden (Al) Scott was born in 1892. The rest of the children were born in Green County, which is the next county East of LaFayette County. Spafford is approximately 25 mile west of Monroe and about 5 miles from the Illinois state line.

    A "Certificate of Marriage" from Green County, WI confirms the date and place of marriage.
    The father of John W., is shown as "John Scott" and the mother is shown as "unknown" or "could not
    ascertain". The parents of Sarah are correct, except that "Cole" is shown for her mother, instead of "Kohl". This document is on hand in Green County filed in Volume 5, Page 182.

    Father: John SCOTT b: ABT. 1841 in Ohio
    Mother: Anna BUNNELL b: ABT. 1846 in New Jersey

    Marriage 1 Sarah F. HUMMEL b: 8 MAR 1863 in Orangeville, Illinois
    • Married: 4 DEC 1884 in Jefferson Township, Green Co. Wisconsin
    1. Has Children Walter Winfield SCOTT b: 27 OCT 1885 in Jefferson Township, Green County , Wisconsin
    2. Has No Children Eva SCOTT b: 9 JUL 1889 in Green County, Wisconsin
    3. Has Children George Harrison SCOTT b: 22 DEC 1890 in Green County , Wisconsin
    4. Has Children Alden Lee SCOTT b: 28 DEC 1892 in South Wayne, Wisonsin
    5. Has Children Lyla C. SCOTT b: JUN 1895
    6. Has No Children Naola Mae SCOTT b: ABT. 1898 in Green County, WI
    7. Has Children Luella Blanche SCOTT b: 9 MAY 1899 in Juda, Wisconsin
    8. Has No Children John W. SCOTT b: ABT. 1900 in Green County, WI
    9. Has Children Spurgeon R. SCOTT b: 13 JUL 1902 in Juda, Wisconsin

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