Caleb Longest & Charlotte K. Templeton Scott family
CALEB LONGEST SCOTT s/o Andrew & Anna
Longest Scott b. 22 Dec 1821 Richland, Sangamon co. Ill. d. 9:15 A.M.,
29 Feb 1892 Larned, Pawnee county Kansas m. 21 Oct 1860 Wooster,
Jefferson co. Iowa Charlotte King Templeton, d/o John Sr. & Elizabeth
Tar Templeton b. 9 Oct 1827 Wayne co. Ohio d. 22 Mar 1901 Lyons,
Rice co. Kansas; they lived near
Berlin, Sangamon co. Ill. until 1876, when they moved to Wayne co. Iowa.
In 1878 they moved to Kansas, settling first in Marena Township in Hodgeman
county, and then in 1882 in Little River, Rice co. Kansas.
Caleb and Charlotte met and were engaged about 1849; she was a "school
mistress". Caleb had entered Jacksonville college in Jacksonville,
Illinois, but before graduating left for California in 1850 looking for
gold. He spent ten years in California before returning to Illinois
and marrying Charlotte.
Charlotte Belle- b. 1861 Sangamon co. Ill.; was a schoolteacher
Anna Mary- b. 21 Jan 1863 Island Grove, Sangamon co. Illinois
John Hughes C.- b. 1863/4 Sangamon co. Ill.
Henry Wilson -
b. 26 Jan 1866 Sangamon co. Ill. d. 8 July 1935, Idaho Springs, Clear Creek County, Colorado; m/1. 1885/6 Janie L. _____ b. Dec 1868 Mo. d. 1900-1908,
3 children, 2 living in 1900; Henry m/2. 6 Jun 1908 Manhattan, New York
City, New York Mrs. Marion Loveridge Patton b. 30 Sept 1867 New York,
NY d. 4 Mar 1921 Orange, Essex County, NJ, 1 child (or more). Henry was probably the "nephew from
New York City" who in 1902 tried to put up a monument to his uncle Wilson
Alexander Scott. He was admitted to the bar at Lyons, KS at age 18.
He was appointed by President Cleveland to Register of the United States
Land Office at Larned, KS in Feb 1888. In Fall 1889, he was Democratic
candidate for Judge of the 16th Judicial District of KS, but lost by 8
votes. In 1893, Henry was appointed US District Judge for the Territory
of Oklahoma; he resigned in 1896 to accept a law partnership in NYC.
On 12 April 1901, Henry was arrested in Kansas City, Mo. and charged with
assault with intent to kill; he had taken a cab to the house of his father-in-law
in Kansas City, Kansas, and demanded to see his wife, who had left him
"some time ago". Mrs. Scott refused to see her husband, who then
drew a revolver and fired five shots through the door, injuring no one,
and then drove away. By 1920 he had moved to Arizona.
Edna Elizabeth- b. 1867/8 Sangamon co. Ill. m. 1892/3 John
E. Laine b. Dec 1854 Illinois; both living 1900 with 3 children
Thomas Y.- no data