Margaret (Cobbs) Scott
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Margaret Jane (Cobbs) Scott (1838 - 1925)

Margaret Jane Scott formerly Cobbs
Born in Beloit, Mahoning, Ohio, United Statesmap [uncertain]
Ancestors ancestors
[sibling(s) unknown]
Wife of — married 7 Apr 1859 in Columbiana, Ohio, United Statesmap
Descendants descendants
Died at age 86 in Salem, Columbiana, Ohio, United Statesmap
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Margaret (Cobbs) Scott was born in Ohio.


Margaret Jane was born 29 Jul 1838 in Beloit, Ohio, the daughter of Lewis Cobbs and Jennet Stanley.[1]

James Scott married Margaret Jane Cobbs on 07 Apr 1859 in Columbiana, Ohio, United States[2] After marriage, they lived in Knox Township[3] By the time they started their family, they had moved to New Waterford, Columbiana, Ohio, United States. [4] Margaret was a housekeeper. [5] After James passed, Margaret remained in the area, living with her daughter Annie.[6]

Margaret Jane Scott was living on Belton Road in Salem, Columbiana, Ohio when she passed away on 11 Jul 1925.[1]


  1. Samuel Cobbs Scott (24 Jul 1860-14 Dec 1914)
  2. Seth Preston Scott (11 Mar 1864-24 Oct 1941)
  3. William Grant Scott Sr. (11 Sep 1865-06 Jul 1952)
  4. Sarah Rachel Edgerton-Kelley (04 Nov 1867-29 Nov 1951)
  5. Annie Dew Huston (12 Apr 1875-15 Feb 1951)




Burial Date: 14 Jul 1925[1]
Stone next to Margaret
Plot Sec B Row 7
New Waterford Cemetery [8][9]


  • information provided by Tomek's written family records and/or told to them first hand
  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Ohio Deaths, 1908-1953 , FamilySearch ( : Fri Oct 13 14:19:02 UTC 2023), Entry for Margaret Jane Scott and Se... Cobbs, 11 Jul 1925.
  2. Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013, database with images, FamilySearch ( : 10 February 2018), James E. Scott and Margaret Jane Cobbs, 07 Apr 1859; citing Columbiana, Ohio, United States, reference Ohio 1 9B Roll No 38 P 377; county courthouses, Ohio; FHL microfilm 927,767.
  3. United States Census, 1860, database with images, FamilySearch ( : 13 December 2017), James C Scott, 1860.
  4. United States Census, 1870, database with images, FamilySearch ( : 12 April 2016), C James Scott, Ohio, United States; citing p. 7, family 56, NARA microfilm publication M593 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.); FHL microfilm 552,683.
  5. United States Census, 1880,database with images, FamilySearch ( : 14 January 2022), James C. Scott, New Waterford, Columbiana, Ohio, United States; citing enumeration district , sheet , NARA microfilm publication T9 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.), FHL microfilm
    Event Place (Original) NEW WATERFORD, ED 60, Columbiana, OH, United States
    Household Identifier 5501075 | Person Number 0 | Sheet Letter B | Sheet Number 634 |Sheet Number and Letter 634B | Volume 1 | Affiliate Film Number 1002 | Affiliate Line Number 00075 |Affiliate Publication Number T9
    The U.S. National Archives and Records Administration (NARA)
  6. United States Census, 1900, FamilySearch ( : Thu Oct 05 11:58:08 UTC 2023), Entry for Margaret J Scott and Sarah B Scott, 1900.
  7. The Salem News - Monday, July 13, 1925
    Archived by Salem Public Library
    last accessed on 2023.11.29 by Tomek
  8. Village of New Waterford Cemetery
    3154 Mc Closkey Rd
    New Waterford, Ohio, USA
    Coordinates: 40.85330, -80.61360
  9. Find a Grave, database and images (accessed 29 October 2018), memorial page for Margaret J. Cobbs Scott (29 Jul 1838–11 Jul 1925), Find A Grave: Memorial #82130247, citing New Waterford Cemetery, New Waterford, Columbiana County, Ohio, USA; Maintained by Audrey Allison (contributor 47250896).

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