John W. & Martha Yates Scott family

JOHN W. SCOTT  s/o Andrew & Anna Longest Scott b. 3 Jun 1824 Sangamon co. Ill. d. 22 July 1900 Jacksonville, Morgan co. Ill. (buried Sangamon county)  m. 7 Sept 1848 Sangamon co. Ill. Martha Yates ("Aunt Patsy"), d/o Henry & Millicent Coleman Yates  b. 9 July 1823 Warsaw, Gallatin co. Ky. d. 22 Nov 1916 New Berlin, Sangamon co. Ill.; they lived in Berlin, Sangamon co. Ill. most of their lives.  Martha's brother was Richard Yates Sr., governor of Illinois during the Civil War; their father Henry Yates laid out the first plat of the town of Berlin, Illinois in 1836.  John & Martha had at least 9 children (another name, June, has popped up for a name of a child of this family, with no data). but only 4 were living in 1900:

Author: Matt Scott