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279. Elizabeth HARRISON89 was born on 25 April 1847 in Madison County, Kentucky.8,60 She died on 6 April 1938 at the age of 90 in Rushville, Schuyler County, Illinois. She was buried on 8 April 1938 in Rushville City Cemetery, Schuyler County, Illinois.

Marriage record names father as Nathan Harrison. J. G. Greening officiated.

1880 Census. Schuyler Co, IL
Richard Scott, age 38, b. Missouri, both parents b. Maryland
Elizabeth, wife, age 32, b. KY as were both her parents.
Eliza, daughter, 6 months, born in November 1879.
Leven Scott, father, age 70, b. Maryland as were both his parents.
Richard, his father, and the baby are listed as "mu" for mulatto or mixed blood. A William Scott on the same page was also listed as "mu". Elizabeth was "W" for white. Instructions to the enumerators were to record the race as they saw it - this was not a question answered by the household.

I checked back in 1870. Leven Scott and his family were certainly all marked "W" that year.
Leven Scott, age 60, b. Maryland. Elisa, age 63, b. Maryland.
William W., age 29, b. Illinois. Richard, age 26, b. Missouri.
Mina Zimmerman, age 3, b. Missouri
and
1860, Woodstock Twp, Schuyler Co IL Hh 1820 [no race indicated in this census]
Leven Scott, age 49, b. MD. Eliza, 57, b. MD
Wm. 25, b. IL, Richard, age 20, b. MO. America, age 18, b. MO
and
1850, Brown Co, IL, Hh 1190 [no reace indicated in this census]
"Irvin" Scott, age 40, b. MD. Eliza, age 37, b. MD
William, 16, b. IL. Apaline, age 13 [female], b. KY.
Richard M., age 10, b. MO. America M., age 8, b. MO

1900 Census. Buena Vista Twp, Schuyler Co, IL
Elizabeth Scott, b. Apr 1848, age 52, Widowed. Had 5 children, 4 are living. She and her parents born in Kentucky. Listed as "Landlady"
Lyda M. daughter, b. Nov 1879, age 20. Carl C., son, b. Jun 1880, age 19 [age was marked over - hard to read] Thomas, son, b. Dec 1884, age 15. Mary F., daughter, b. Feb 1888, age 12. Children all born in Illinois. Their father listed as born in Missouri. They are all marked "W" for white.

1910 Census. Buena Vista Twp, Schuyler Co, IL Hh 22
Elizabeth Scott, age 61, widow. Had 6 children, 4 are living. b. KY
Thomas, son, age 24, b. IL, works at the livery stable
Mary, dau, age 22, b. IL, stenographer, law office

1920 Census. Buena Vista Twp, Schuyler Co, IL Hh 106
Elizabeth Scott, age 71, widow, b. KY
Ziba Kennedy, brother-in-law, age 72, widowed, b. Ohio

Illinois Deaths & Stillbirths, 1916-1947, FamilySearch.org
Elizabeth Scott died 6 Apr 1938, Rushville, Schuyler, IL at age 90. She was born 25 Apr 1847, Madison Co KY. Her father was Nathan Harrison, her mother Sarah Gabbard. Her husband was Richard Scott. She was buried Rushville Cemetery, on 8 Apr 1838.

Elizabeth HARRISON and Richard M. SCOTT were married on 26 December 1877 in Schuyler County, Illinois.8 Richard M. SCOTT was born in 1843.8