James Scott
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James Cowgill Scott (1829 - 1893)

James Cowgill Scott
Born in Knox Township, Columbiana, Ohio, United Statesmap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married 7 Apr 1859 in Columbiana, Ohio, United Statesmap
Descendants descendants
Died at age 64 in New Waterford, Columbiana, Ohio, United Statesmap
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James Scott was born in Ohio.


In 1850, James was living with his mother and siblings in Jackson Township, Henry, Iowa, United States[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] James was a Miller. [5]


  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)


Stone next to Margaret
Plot Sec B Row 7
New Waterford Cemetery [6][7]


  • information provided by Tomek's written family records and/or told to them first hand
  1. United States Census, 1850, database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MZ46-BVP : 12 April 2016), James Scott in household of Abigail Scott, Jackson, Henry, Iowa, United States; citing family 1432, NARA microfilm publication M432 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.)
  2. Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013, database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XZJL-394 : 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 (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MCP7-KWF : 13 December 2017), James C Scott, 1860.
  4. United States Census, 1870, database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:M6VV-3WX : 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 (https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MZ1P-M18 : 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. Village of New Waterford Cemetery
    3154 Mc Closkey Rd
    New Waterford, Ohio, USA
    Coordinates: 40.85330, -80.61360
  7. Find a Grave, database and images (accessed 29 October 2018), memorial page for James C. Scott (1829–1893), Find A Grave: Memorial #82130206, citing New Waterford Cemetery, New Waterford, Columbiana County, Ohio, USA; Maintained by Audrey Allison (contributor 47250896).
  • FamilySearch Person: GW1J-1WP
  •  !973 D2he, Encyclopedia of American Quaker Genealogy, v4 p991

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