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Obituaries - Amos SCOTT

Amos Scott, vet of Civil War is Dead - Aged man expires at home of complications of his years.
Amos Scott, who was one of  McDonough County's few remaining veterans of the Civil War, died yesterday evening at 6:30 at his home, 321 N. Johnson St., at the age of 90 years, eight months and 3 days. He was ill for the past two weeks with complications incidental to his advanced age. Funeral services will be held at 2 o'clock Wednesday at the Dodsworth funeral home, Rev. Young officiating. Interment will be at Oakwood. Deceased was born November 1, 1841, in Bethel township and spent his entire life in this county. He was a farmer except for the four years he spent in the service of his country. He has been a resident of Macomb for 50 years. Mr. Scott was married in February 13, 1866 to Mahalia Welborn, who is deceased. He was the last of a family of thirteen children, twelve of whom lived to be grown. In addition to being a member of the G.A.R. he has been a member of the Methodist Church.

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