SCOTT FAMILY BOOK
JOHN WILSON SCOTT JR. s/o John W. & Nancy Keith Scott, b. Jan. 2, 1788 in South
Carolina died Jan. 18, 1851 DeWitt Co., Ill. m. 1809 Jackson County, Tennessee MARY
KEITH d/o Alexander & Sarah Galey Keith b. 11-20-1789 Abbeville Dist., (now
Anderson Co.,) S.C. died Dec. 14, 1877 Daviess County, Missouri - John Scott Jr. is
buried in Rockcreek cemetery near Waynesville, Ill. and Mary Keith Scott is buried in
Old Scotland Church cemetery near Jameson, Mo.- their issue:
1- Alexander Scott b. 8-2-1810 Jackson Co., Tenn. d. 5-25-1881 Daviess Co., Mo. m.
5-18-1831 Tazwell Co., Ill. Dianner (Diana) Atherton b. 2-25-1815 Kentucky d.
6-28-1893 Daviess Co., Mo. both are buried in Old Scotland cemetery Daviess
2- Nancy G. Scott b. 3-5-1813 Tenn. d. 3-18-1867 DeWitt Co., ILL. m. 8-21-1839
McLean Co., Ill. as 2nd w/o John S. Strange b. 11-21-1800 near Louisville, Ky. d.
1-10-1857 DeWitt Co., Ill.
3- John Wilson Scott III b. 1-22-1815 Jackson Co., Tenn. d. 3-11-1897 DeWitt Co., Ill.
m. 1844 Mahala Atherton b. 11-24-1827 or 11-23-1822 (these dates have both
been sent. the first I copied from her tombstone in 1965) d. 4-11-1896 DeWitt Co., Ill.
both buried Rockcreek cemetery near Waynesville, Ill.
4- James A. Scott b. 3-2-1817 Jackson Co., Tenn. d. 3-8-1872 Daviess Co., Mo. m. (1)
1841 Letitia Jane Glenn d/o Thomas & Anna Scott Glenn (they were cousins) b.
1823 Crawford Co., Ind. d. 1846 DeWitt Co., Ill. m. (2) abt. 1848 Dinah Clifton
Robb (a widow with 4 sons) b. 5-29-1820 Ky. d. 4-1-1905 Daviess Co., Mo.
5- Daniel Scott b. 5-23-1819 Tenn. d. 7-20-1901 or 1910 DeWitt co., Ill. m. 5-16-1839
McLean Co., Ill. Margaret (Peggy) Ann Lindley b. 6-28-1818 Ky. her grave has
not been located. [both are buried in Rock Creek Cemetery near Waynesville, IL.]
6- Andrew B. Scott b. 6-26-1821 Tenn. d. 12-12-1893 DeWitt Co., Ill. m. about 1845
Sarah Atherton b. 2-19-1823 Tenn. or Ill. d. 4-30-1912 DeWitt Co., Ill.
7- William L. Scott b. about 1823 wife Drucilla b. 1833 d. 1875 she is buried RockCreek
cemetery DeWitt Co., Ill.
8- Sarah G. or K. Scott b. 5-29-1825 Tenn. d. 11-4-1894 Daviess Co., Mo. m. 3-16-1843
DeWitt Co., Ill. Andrew C. Scott s/o Wm. & Nancy Scott b. 3-18-1817 Crawford
Co., Ind. d. 1894 Daviess Mo. - this Andrew known in Missouri as blind Andrew
9- Elizabeth Scott b. about 1827 Tenn. m. abt 1848 - 9 DeWitt Co., Ill. William
Brumfield b. abt 1827 Ky.
The following pages will give detailed information on these families and some of their
JOHN WILSON SCOTT JR. FAMILY LINE