Title: World Family Tree European Origins Vol. E1, Ed. 1
Page: Tree #0447
Author: Br�derbund Software, Inc.
Publication: Release date: September 15, 1997
Note: [Br�derbund WFT European Origins Vol. E1, Ed. 1, Tree #0447, Date of Import: Dec 30, 2003]
David was born on a farm in Fleming County, Kentucky. His middle name, Hamilton, is for one of his father Alexander's favorite cousins. (From the New Hope Church Records, Fleming County, Kentucky): DAVID HAMILTON SCOTT, b. Jun 27, 1825, son of Alexander and Martha Scot [No other children listed, but later...] ALEXANDER AND MARTHA SCOTT removed to IND [no date]; JOHN SCOTT, SEN. rec'd May 4, 1828; JOHN SCOTT, JR. rec'd Jan 31, 1829, removed to IN. (Source: Tom Strahan, Kansas City, MO) David H. Scott was educated in Putnam County, Indiana and taught school there for a number of terms. He married Mary Wills in 1845 and moved with their children to Albia, Monroe County, Iowa in 1850.
(From RECORD OF IOWA, 1895, a book of biographical sketches, Albia Library, Albia, Iowa): "David Hamilton Scott, a prominent and influential citizen of Monroe County, now following farming in Troy Township, is recognized as a leader in political and church circles, and is also an honored veteran of the late war. He was born on a farm in Fleming County, Kentucky, June 27, 1825, and is a son of Alexander and Martha Scott, the former a native of Pennsylvania and the later of Kentucky..."
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