NameJosiah SCOTT 353
Birthabt 20 Jan 1802, Washington County, Pennsylvania660, v. 2, p. 137.,2386
Relocated1855, Charles City, Floyd County, Iowa2358 Age: 52
Death2 Dec 1861, Charles City, Floyd County, Iowa2386 Age: 59
Burial4 Dec 1861, Riverside Cemetery, Charles City, Floyd County, Iowa2386,2479
FatherJoseph SCOTT (-~1837)
Birth1 Dec 1807, Rutland, Rutland County, Vermont660, v. 2, p. 137.
Death15 Mar 1889, Floyd County, Iowa2358 Age: 81
Burial17 Mar 1889, Riverside Cemetery, Charles City, Floyd County, Iowa2479
FatherAbraham MOREY (~1773-1833)
MotherAbigail STRATTON (1779-1842)
Marriage31 Aug 1826, Licking County, Ohio2461
ChildrenSanford S. (1827-1903)
 Joseph M. (1830-1919)
 Sidney A. (~1845-1917)
Notes for Josiah SCOTT

Biographical Sketch (1909):660, v. 2, p. 134-138. "Josiah Scott was born in Washington County, Pennsylvania, in 1801. He married Samantha Morey, who was born December 1, 1807 in Rutland County, Vermont, and was a daughter of Abraham and Abigail (Stratton) Morey. Her death occurred March 5, 1887, and her grave was made at Charles City, Iowa. In the family of this worthy couple were seven children: Sanford, who died in March 1903; Joseph M.; Abigail; Mary Jane, who has also passed away; Eliza Roselia, who was born in 1839 and is married and lives in the state of Washington; Mary Roena, who was born in March 2, 1842, and was married in January, 1859, and now lives in Denver, Colorado; and Sidney A., who now resides on a farm two miles from Charles City, Iowa."

1802 Birth:2386 Birth date of 20 January 1802 taken from 1861 tombstone in Riverside Cemetery, Charles City, Floyd County, Iowa. Birth place of Washington County, Ohio taken from Brister's660, v. 2, p. 137. Centennial History of the City of Newark and Licking County, Ohio.

1826 Marriage:2461 Josiah Scott married Samantha Mowry on 31 August 1826 in Licking County, Ohio, performed by James Cunningham, VDM.

1830 U.S. Census:730
Licking County, Ohio (Town of Utica, Washington Township)
Head of Family •• Josiah Scott
Males under 5 •• 2 << son Sanford, about age 3, and son Joseph
Males 15-20 •• 1
Males 20-30 •• 2 << Josiah, age 29
Females 20-30 •• 1 << wife Samantha, about age 22

1836 Death of daughter Mary:2357 Homer Cemetery, Homer, Burlington Township, Licking County, Ohio. Tombstone: Mary J., dau of Josiah and Samantha Scott, d. July 25, 1836, age 4 - 8 - 11.

1836 Land Sale:2480 On 22 August 1836 Josiah and Samantha Scott of Licking County, Ohio sold land near Homer on the Granville road to Robert Hunter for $540.

1839 Death of daughter Abigail:2357 Homer Cemetery, Homer, Burlington Township, Licking County, Ohio. Tombstone: Abigail, dau of Josiah and Samantha Scott, d. June 4, 1839, age 5 yrs, 4 mon, 24 da.

1840 U.S. Census:2110
Licking County, Ohio (Washington Township) Washington Township adjacent to Burlington Township. Homer in Burlington Township and Utica in Washington Township are about 5 miles apart.
Head of Household •• Josiah Scott
Males 10-15 •• 2 << sons Sanford, age 13, and Joseph
Males 15-20 •• 1
Males 30-40 •• 1 << Josiah, about age 39
Females under 5 •• 1 << daughter Eliza Roselia, about age 1
Females 15-20 •• 1
Females 30-40 •• 1 << wife Samantha, about age 32
Females 50-60 •• 1 << mother-in-law Abigail Stratton Morey, age 60
Household of William Hair1231 and Savila Wheeler, daughter of William Wheeler and Laura Morey, enumerated as the fourth following household.

1840 Church Membership:2356 "Aug. 27, 1840 Josiah Scott applied for the privilege of communion. After examination as to their faith to discern the Lord’s Body, they were admitted to communion." Assume this refers to the entire Scott family, as wife Samantha, and children Sanford, Joseph, and Eliza Roselia were baptised on 30 August 1840.

1845 Church Membership:
2356 "March 8, 1845, Josiah Scott applied for and received a letter of dismission to join The True Wesleyan Methodist Church of Utica."

1848 Church Testimony:2356 "October 30, 1848, Josiah Scott was called by the session of the Utica Church (Presby), as a non-church member, to witness (along with four others) and serve a citation upon the accused. (Obviously a disciplinary case)."

1850 U.S. Census: Josiah Scott family not yet located. May be in Bellefontaine Township, Logan County, Ohio as Joseph Scott; a Sanford L. Scott is nearby.

1855 Relocation to Floyd County, Iowa:
2358 The 1889 obituary of Samantha Scott indicates, "in 1855 the family came to Charles City, living for years where the Illinois Central R.R. crosses the Chiciasaw road."

1860 U.S. Census:2437
Floyd County, Iowa (St. Charles Township, St. Charles City Post Office)
Enumerated 27 July 1850
Josiah Scott •• 59, male, sailor [!], real estate value $1,200, personal property value $200, born in Pennsylvania
Samantha •• 53, female, born in Vermont
Sydney A. •• 15, male, farmer, born in Ohio, attended school within the year
Josiah S. Symm (or Lynn) •• 3, male, born in Wisconsin
Son Sanford Scott2438 enumerated as adjacent household.

1861 Tombstone:2386 Riverside Cemetery, Charles City, Floyd County, Iowa.
Josiah Scott
b. 20 Jan 1802
d. 2 Dec 1861
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