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)
Anne Scott
(Abt 1859-)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Thomas L. Cooper

Anne Scott 1

  • Born: Abt 1859, , Leon, FL 2
  • Marriage (1): Thomas L. Cooper on 21 Dec 1885 in Decatur, DeKalb, GA 1

   Other names for Anne were Annie India Cooper 3 and Annie Irvine Scott.4

   FamilySearch ID: MXCY-P1Z.

  Noted events in her life were:

1. Census in 1860 in Tallahassee, Leon, FL. 5 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. 6 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).

5. Fact: She gave land to the Decatur/DeKalb County library system., Jan 1950, Decatur, DeKalb, GA. The City of Decatur and DeKalb County signed a contract for continuing support of the Decatur Public Library and for construction of a new building. Land was donated by Mrs. Annie Scott Cooper as a memorial to her father, George Washington Scott, founder of Agnes Scott College and her husband, Thomas L. Cooper. The City of Decatur deeded one-half interest in the lot to DeKalb County, thus forming the first Georgia library to be jointly owned by a city and a county. The new library building at 215 Sycamore Street was dedicated in January 1950.


Anne married Thomas L. Cooper on 21 Dec 1885 in Decatur, DeKalb, GA.1


Sources


1 DeKalb County Courthouse, Decatur, DeKalb County, Georgia (Online at: http://www.dekalbhistory.org), Marriage Book - Page No: 4 - 216.

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 Egle, William Henry, Pennsylvania Genealogies, Mainly Scotch Irish And German (1896, 798 pp.
Reprinted Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Company, 1969. Online via Google Book Search.), Page 128.

5 1860 United States Census, Florida, Leon County, Tallahassee PO, Series: M653 Roll: 108 Page: 77.

6 1870 United States Census, Florida, Leon County, Tallahassee PO, Series: M593 Roll: 131 Page: 671.



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