Honorable John Scott
(1784-1850)
Agnes Irvine
(1799-1877)
Honorable George Horter Bucher
(1797-1884)
Hannah Hough
(1811-1895)
Colonel George Washington Scott
(1829-1903)
Rebekah Bucher
(1834-1899)
Mary Hough Scott
(Abt 1860-)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Charles Murphy Candler

Mary Hough Scott 1

  • Born: Abt 1860, , Leon, FL 2
  • Marriage (1): Charles Murphy Candler on 23 Oct 1882 in Decatur, DeKalb, GA 1

   Another name for Mary was Mary K Scott.3

   FamilySearch ID: K4NQ-3YN.

  Noted events in her life were:

1. Census in 1860 in Tallahassee, Leon, FL. 4 George Scott, planter, 34, has real estate valued at $4,000 and possessions worth $4,000. Living with him is Rebecka, 25; son G. B., 5; Anna, 2; and Mary, 5 months when the census was recorded on 21 Jul 1860.

Everyone was born in Pennsylvania, except Annie and Mary who were born in Florida.

2. Census in 1870 in Tallahassee, Leon, FL. 5 George Scott, planter, 41, has real estate valued at $30,000 and possessions worth $8,000. Living with him is Rebecka, 32; son Bucher Scott, 14; Annie, 11; Mary, 9; and Nellie, 5.

Everyone was born in Pennsylvania, except Annie and Mary who were born in Florida. This means in 1859, George was in Florida when Annie was born, but in 1865, Nellie is born in Pennsylvania, perhaps because her mother returned home during or after the Civil War?

Also in the household is Charlotte Proctor, 33, no occupation listed, and her children, Ellen, 11, and Toney, 8. Since Charlotte is black, she is likely a servant.

3. Census in 1880 in Decatur, DeKalb, GA. 2 George W. Scott, merchant, 51, is living with wife Rebecca, 46; George B., merchant, 24; Anne, 21; Mary, 20; Nellie, 14; and Bessie, 5. Everyone and their parents were born in Pennsylvania, except Anne and Mary were born in Florida, and Bessie in Georgia. Also, George W's mother was born in Ireland.

4. She was named as an heir in a will. Nov 1903 Decatur, DeKalb, GA. 3
Deceased: Scott, George W.
Heir: Agnes Scott Institute
Heir: Bidwell, Carrie B. (daughter of sister Susan)
Heir: Bucker, Annie C.
Heir: Bucker, Hannah C.
Heir: Candler, Mary K. (daughter)
Heir: Candler, Nellie B. (daughter)
Heir: Cassessls, Clara M.
Heir: Cooper, Annie India (daughter)
Heir: Harmon, Bessie N.
Heir: Phillips, Susan
Heir: Rebecca Scott Memorial Fund
Heir: Scott, Carrie I. (niece, daughter of brother Alfred)
Heir: Scott, George B. (son).


Mary married Charles Murphy Candler, son of Milton Anthony Candler and Eliza Lorain Word Murphy, on 23 Oct 1882 in Decatur, DeKalb, GA.1 (Charles Murphy Candler was born on 17 Mar 1857 in Decatur, DeKalb, GA,6 died on 7 Aug 1935 6 and was buried in Decatur: Decatur Cemetery, DeKalb, GA 6.)


Sources


1 DeKalb County Courthouse, Decatur, DeKalb County, Georgia (Online at: http://www.dekalbhistory.org), Marriage Book - Page No: 4 - 37.

2 1880 United States Census, FHL Film 1254143; National Archives Film T9-0143; Page 348C.

3 DeKalb County Courthouse, Decatur, DeKalb County, Georgia (Online at: http://www.dekalbhistory.org), Wills: Book C, Page 143.

4 1860 United States Census, Florida, Leon County, Tallahassee PO, Series: M653 Roll: 108 Page: 77.

5 1870 United States Census, Florida, Leon County, Tallahassee PO, Series: M593 Roll: 131 Page: 671.

6 Decatur Cemetery, Decatur, DeKalb County, Georgia (http://www.dekalbhistory.org).



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