July 20, 1916
OBITUARY ~ MARY ANN JOHNSTON SCOTT
Mrs. W. I. Scott died at her home in Bedford Saturday, July 15th, aged 70
years, 7 months and 3 days. Funeral services were conducted at the Bedford
Methodist church by Rev. J. W. Goodsell, and the body was brought to
Clearfield for interment.
Mary Ann Johnston was born December 12. 1845, in Morgan Co.,Ohio. She was
married to Wm. I. Scott, March 2, 1876, at Athens, Ohio, where they resided
until 1881, when they moved to Warren Co., Iowa, moving from there to Ringgold
county, and in 1893 to Taylor county, where they have lived to the present
There are seven children in this family: - Frank G. Scott, Council Bluffs, Iowa;
Sarah A. Wallace of Benton, Iowa; Catherine Barchus, Fargo, N. D.; Thos.
Scott, Jennie Andrews, Delia
Holmes, Creston, Iowa; Minnie Miller, Hodges, Montana; also 19
grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren.
When a girl of sixteen she united with the Methodist Episcopal church, and has
always been an active member of the church and a devout follower of the Lord.
Transcription by Lorelei Rusco, June of 2011
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