Broken Unions, Part Three. Willis and William Scott were admitted to the hospital with typhoid fever. A third brother, Sergeant John Henry Scott, remained with their unit. All were fighting for their lives.
Rumors of secession and war spread like fire. The Union was breaking, but for William Scott and his wife, their union was stronger than ever.
I don't understand how John could give an account of his wartime service that contradicts his previous testimony.
Senia was said to be 68. Seems her birth year slipped further and further into the past. The older Senia got, the older Senia got!
The oldest married couple in Alabama is the title claimed by Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Scott, who recently celebrated their sixty-second wedding anniversary.
An examination of the 1854 Land Patent of Jesse M Scott.
Behold the marriage bond of Jesse M. Scott and Senia Malone!
The ominous omission of James Scott in the probate summaries suggests that he was dead by 1903.
Previously on Graham Ancestry, I wrote that I was able to find Jefferson Scott’s date of death in the probate records of his estate. I think I may be able to establish his wife Senia’s death date as well. The date isn’t so obviously found, however, and will require some identification. Looking through the hundreds…
I’ve been doing some digging into my 2x great grandmother Sarah Scott’s family. Ancestry.com last year added wills and probate records to their collections, and as luck would have it, they have probate records online for Sarah’s parents, Jesse M. Scott and Senia P. Malone. I found a lot of information on Sarah’s parents and…