Friday, February 15, 2008

Catherine Mary Baker (Scott)

When lived

How related to Kieran
Great-great-great grandmother (mother of James L. Scott)

John Baker and Jeannie/Jennie (Baker)

June 15, 1870, in Mercer County, Pa.


George Scott (b. May 21, 1867, in Pennsylvania; d. after May 1960 in Menomonie, Wis.) on Aug. 28, 1889

g James L. Scott (b. Jan. 28, 1892, in Alma, Buffalo Co., Wis.; 1905 census lists middle initial as "C"; living in Alma, Wis., in 1960; d. 1971)
g George Scott Jr. (b. about 1895; living in Pana, Ill., in 1936 and 1960)
g Emma Scott (b. about 1897; m. (NA) Roberts before 1936; living in Spokane, Wash., in 1936; d. before June 1960)
g Josephine Scott (b. about 1899; 1905 census lists name as Mary J.; m. Jacob McQuiston; living in Nelson, Wis., in 1960)
g William A. Scott (b. 1903; middle name and one he went by apparently is Alfred; living in Taylorsville, Ill., in 1936 and 1960)
g Clara Scott (b. 1904; m. Gordon Hopf Sr.; living in Lynxville, Wis., in 1936, and in Alma, Wis., in 1960)
g Odelia Scott (b. about 1907; m. Alfred Jamison; living in Durand, Wis., in 1936 and 1960)
g Sadie Scott (b. 1909; Sadie actually may be Sarah or Adeline below)
g Sarah Scott (m. Lyle Stewart by 1936; living in Iron Creek, Wis., in 1936 and in Red Wing, Minn., in 1960)
g Anita Scott (b. about 1912; living in Nelson, Wis., in 1936; in 1960, her whereabouts was not known to the Scott family, but she was believed to still be alive)
g Adeline Scott (d. before June 1960)

Interesting facts
g She oddly doesn’t appear in the 1880 census as living with her parents
g Came to Buffalo County, Wis. when she was about 18 (probably in 1888)
g Marriage license says her name is "Casse" but her obituary says it's "Catherine"
g The 1900 U.S. Census lists Catherine as residing in Nelson Township, Buffalo County. Living in her household are: George W. Scott, age 33; Cathrine Scott, 26, James Scott, 7; George Scott, 5; Emma Scott, 3; Josephin Scott, 11/12 months.
g The 1905 Wisconsin Census lists Catherine's fmaily as living in Alma, Buffalo Co. Residing inthe household are: George Scott, age 38; Catherine Scott, 31; James C Scott, 12, George W Scott, 9; Emma C Scott, 8; Mary J Scott, 6 (presumably this is Josephine); William A Scott, 2; Clara L Scott, 7 months.
g The 1910 U.S. Census lists Catherine residing in Nelson, Buffalo County. Those living in the household include: George Scott, age 42; Catherine Scott; 35; James Scott, 17; George Scott, 15; Emma Scott, 12; Josephine Scott, 10; Alfred Scott, 7; Clara Scott, 5; Odelia Scott, 3; Sadie Scott, 8 months.
g The 1930 U.S. Census lists Catherine as living in Nelson, Buffalo Co. Those in the household include: George W Scott, 65; Cathrine Scott, 58; Anita Scott, 18.
g Pictures and documents of Catherine:

Afternoon of Dec. 11, 1936, at her home in Iron Creek, Nelson Township. She suffered a paralytic stroke and was buried Dec. 14, 1936, at Nelson Cemetery following funeral services at the Stohr Funeral Home in Alma. Rev. Weaver, of Durand, officiated at the services. Pallbearers were James Scott, Alfred Scott, Lyle Stewart, Jacob McQuiston, Lloyd McQuiston and Wallace Ellenberger.

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