Shelby County

David W. Scott

Male 1863 - Yes, date unknown


D.W. Scott

"History of Shelby County, Ohio"
by A.B.C. Hitchcock; Sidney, Ohio; 1913
Richmond-Arnold Pub. Co.; Chicago, IL.
Page 560

     whose valuable farm of ninety-five acres is situated four and one-half miles southwest of Sidney, O., in a fertile arid favorable section of Washington township, was born in 1863 in Washington township, Shelby county, O., and is a son of John and Elle (Higgins) Scott.
     John Scott, who is one of the highly esteemed retired residents of Washington township, where he owns a farm of 140 acres, was born in Shelby county and has spent his life here. He was married first to Ellen Higgins and they had three children: D, W., Samuel and Mrs. Hunt, Samuel being deceased. Mr. Scott was married (second) to Jennie Stewart and the two children of that union are both deceased. His third marriage was to Callie Stewart, to which there was no issue.
     D. W. Scott obtained his education in the public schools and afterward, for some years, worked in different sections by the month, for farmers. For two years after his marriage he was associated with his father and then spent four years in Miami county. In 1898 he purchased his present farm which he devotes to stock raising and general farming, mainly grain growing.
     Mr. Scott married Miss Cora Valentine and they have two children: Ella and John, Mr. and Mrs. Scott are members of the United Brethren church at Lockington. In politics he is a republican and at one time served as township trustee. The Scotts are representative people of Washington township.

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