William Scott Sr.
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William Grant Scott Sr. (1865 - 1952)

William Grant Scott Sr.
Born in New Waterford, Columbiana, Ohio, USAmap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married 4 Sep 1889 (to 1919) in Columbiana County, Ohio, United Statesmap
Husband of — married 21 Jun 1921 in Franklin, Ohio, United Statesmap
Descendants descendants
Died at age 86 in Columbus, Franklin, Ohio, USAmap
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William Scott Sr. was born in Ohio.


William Grant Scott was born 11 Sep 1866 in New Waterford, Columbiana, Ohio, United States to James C & Margaret Jane Cobb.[1]

W. Grant Scott married L. May Taylor on 04 Sep 1889 in Columbiana, Ohio, United States[2] In 1910, he & his wife Laura May lived in Columbus Ward 4, Franklin, Ohio, United States with his mother in law.[3]

This is a picture of William Grant Scott (9/11/1865-7/6/1952). He became a printer in 1881, moved to Westerville in 1893 and then to Columbus in 1900. Mr. Scott was owner/president of the Franklin Printing Company, Director of the Fidelity Building & Loan Company and also served as president of the Westerville School Board. William had been married twice, first to Laura May Taylor, who died in 1919, and then to Hallie Belle Hoopman in 1922. [4]

William (age 57) married Hallie Belle Hoopman (age 34) daughter of John T. Hoopman & Ella J. Mann on 21 Jun 1922 in Franklin, Ohio, United States[5] In 1920, William G Scott (age 64) and his wife Hallie (age 42) lived in Liberty, Fairfield, Ohio, United States[6] with their daughter. [7]They had moved to her mothers home in Westerville, Blendon Township, Franklin, Ohio, United States by 1940.[8]

William died 06 Jul 1952 in Marion, Franklin, Ohio, United States[9]


Mothered by Haley Belle Hoopman
  1. Margaret Hommel (1923 - 2015)
  2. William "Bill" Scott Jr. (1931 - 1950)


W. Grant Scott, 86, of Westerville died Sunday at a hospital in Columbus.

A son of Mr. & Mrs. James Scott, he was born in New Waterford in September, 1865 and was formerly employed as a printer by the Magnet Publishing Company, then of New Waterford and at an earlier date worked for the late Ellis Roberts after he established the Valley Echo, East Palestine's first newspaper in 1877.

He married Laura May Taylor in New Waterford and following her death in 1919, he was married to Halley Hoopmann who survives.

A daughter, Margaret Jane Brumbaugh and three grandchildren survive. A son preceded his father in death two years ago.

Funeral services will be held at 1:30 Wednesday at the New Waterford Methodist Church with burial to be made in the village cemetery.[10]


Burial Date: 09 Jul 1952[9]
Stone by Laura
Her Parents on headstone's backside
Plot Row 6
New Waterford Cemetery [11][12]


  1. United States Census, 1880, database with images, FamilySearch (https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MZ1P-M1F : 14 January 2022), Wm.g. Scott in household of 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 .
  2. Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2016, database with images, FamilySearch (https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XD2R-NXT : 29 September 2021), W. Grant Scott and L. May Taylor, 1889.
  3. United States Census, 1910, database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MLZY-D2L : accessed 23 June 2023), William G Scott, Columbus Ward 4, Franklin, Ohio, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) ED 78, sheet 9A, family 194, NARA microfilm publication T624 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1982), roll 1181; FHL microfilm 1,375,194.
  4. History of Franklin County, Ohio by Opha Moore, (Historical Publishing Company, 1930) OH 929.309771 F83 M823h, v. 2 (p. 824)
  5. Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2016, database with images, FamilySearch (https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:ZZY6-VQPZ : 15 October 2021), William Grant Scott and Hallie Belle Hoopman, 1922.
  6. Sheet Letter B | Sheet Number 6
    United States Census, 1920, database with images, FamilySearch (https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:X4QP-YNM : accessed 23 June 2023), William G Scott, Liberty, Fairfield, Ohio, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) ED 23, sheet 6B, line 65, family 152, NARA microfilm publication T626 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 2002), roll 1791; FHL microfilm 2,341,525.
  7. United States Census, 1930, FamilySearch (https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:X4QP-YNM : Thu Oct 05 07:17:03 UTC 2023), Entry for William G Scott and Hallie H Scott, 1930.
    NameSexAgeBirth YearBirthplaceMarital StatusRaceRelationshipFather's BirthplaceMother's Birthplace
    William G ScottMale64 years1866OhioMarriedWhiteHeadOhioOhio
    Hallie H ScottFemale42 years1888OhioMarriedWhiteWifeOhioOhio
    Margaret J ScottFemale6 years1924OhioSingleWhiteDaughterOhioOhio
  8. United States Census, 1940, FamilySearch (https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:KWXC-JK4 : Tue Nov 28 18:03:01 UTC 2023), Entry for Ella J Hoopman and W Grant Scott, 1940.
    NameSexAgeBirth YearBirthplaceMarital StatusRaceRelationship
    Ella J HoopmanFemale78 years1862OhioWidowedWhiteHead
    Allie ScottFemale52 years1888OhioMarriedWhiteDaughter
    W Grant ScottMale73 years1867OhioMarriedWhiteSon-in-law
    Margaret J ScottFemale16 years1924OhioSingleWhiteGranddaughter
    William G Scott, JrMale8 years1932OhioSingleWhiteGrandson
  9. 9.0 9.1 Cemetery New Waterford Cemetary | Frame Number 3209
    Ohio, County Death Records, 1840-2001, database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:F623-57K : 1 March 2021), William Grant Scott, 06 Jul 1952; citing Death, Marion, Franklin, Ohio, United States, source ID , County courthouses, Ohio; FHL microfilm 2,033,124.
  10. From an East Palestine Daily Leader and provided by D. A. Felger
  11. Village of New Waterford Cemetery
    3154 Mc Closkey Rd
    New Waterford, Ohio, USA
    Coordinates: 40.85330, -80.61360
  12. Find a Grave, database and images (accessed 12 June 2023), memorial page for William Grant Scott (11 Sep 1865–6 Jul 1952), Find A Grave: Memorial #73777620, citing New Waterford Cemetery, New Waterford, Columbiana County, Ohio, USA; Maintained by Dirt Hero Paula (contributor 46917490).

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