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1322. Absalom Taylor SCOTT was born on 11 March 1847 in Cumberland County, Kentucky. He died on 29 November 1937 at the age of 90 in Grayson County, Texas.

1870 Census. Carver, Cumberland, KY, Hh 126
Absolom Scott, age 23
Jestine, 18
Laura, age 4 months.

1880 Census. Whetstone, Cumberland, KY, HH 358
"Abbott" Scott, age 33
Jesteny, 28
Laura B. 10
Elizabeth 9
Mary 7
Alonza, 5
Eula 4
John L. age 1.

Filed a patent from Burkesville, Cumberland Co KY for an adjustable connection for Plow-Beams. Accepted 12 May 1891. W. H. Owsley and R. M. Black were witnesses to his application. Other patents can be found.

1900 Census. Justice Prec 1, Grayson, TX, Hh 133
Absolom T. Scott, b. Mar 1847, age 53, married 30 years
Jestanie, wife, b. Apr 1852, age 48, 13 children, all living and all born in Kentucky
Mollie, dau, b. Dec 1872, 27
Alonzo, son, b. Mar 1875, 25
John L., son, b. Mar 1879, age 21
James A., son, b. Jan 1881, age 19
George E., son, b. Jan 1881, age 19
Willie, H., son, b. Oct 1885, 16
Mattie O., dau, b. Mar 1886, 14
Robert S., son, b. Dec 1887, age 12
Sidney T., son, b. Oct 1890, abe 9
Tanie S., dau, b. Aug 1892, age 7
Daughter Eula was next door in Hh 134
James B. Williams, b. Dec 1873, age 26, married 3 years
Eula E., wife, b. Jan 1877, age 23, two children
Renee L. son, b. Jul 1897, age 2, b. KY
Letha L., dau, b. Sep 1899, age 8 months, b. in Texas

1910 Census. Justice Prec 3, Grayson, TX, Hh 144
A. T. Scott, age 63, widowed
Mollie, dau, age 32
John L, son, age 31
Osie, dau, 24
Robt I. son, 22.
S. T., son, age 19
Sue, dau, age 17.

1920 Census. Pilot Grove, Grayson, TX, Hh 153
John L. Scott, Head, age 40
Abb T., father, age 73
Mollie, sister, 46
Sue, sister, 26
James A., brother, 38
Sidney T., brother, 28
Williams, Lizzy, sister, age 50
Willie T. Williams, her son, age 12

Absalom and "Jess. Tanie" are buried Pilot Grove Cemetery, Grayson Co, TX.

Absalom Taylor SCOTT and Jestanie BOW were married on 11 February 1869 in Cumberland County, Kentucky. Jestanie BOW was born on 16 April 1852 in Cumberland County, Kentucky. She died on 1 August 1909 at the age of 57 in Grayson County, Texas.

Absalom Taylor SCOTT and Jestanie BOW had the following children:

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Laura B. SCOTT was born in 1870 in Cumberland County, Kentucky.

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Elizabeth SCOTT was born in 1871 in Cumberland County, Kentucky.

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Mary "Mollie" SCOTT was born in December 1872 in Cumberland County, Kentucky.

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Alonzo SCOTT was born on 26 March 1875 in Cumberland County, Kentucky. He died on 2 December 1954 at the age of 79 in Whitewright, Grayson County, Texas.

Buried Pilot Grove Cemetery, Grayson Co.

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Eula E. SCOTT was born in 1877 in Cumberland County, Kentucky.

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John L. SCOTT was born in March 1879 in Cumberland County, Kentucky.

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George Erastus SCOTT was born on 29 January 1881 in Cumberland County, Kentucky. He died on 12 December 1963 at the age of 82 in Grayson County, Texas.

Buried Pilot Grove Cemetery, Grayson Co, TX

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James Aretus SCOTT was born on 29 January 1881 in Cumberland County, Kentucky. He died on 25 May 1961 at the age of 80 in Bonham, Fannin County, Texas.

Buried Pilot Grove Cemetery, Grayson Co, TX

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Willie Hayden SCOTT was born in October 1883 in Cumberland County, Kentucky.

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Mattie O. SCOTT was born in March 1886 in Cumberland County, Kentucky.

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Robert Irvin SCOTT.

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Sidney T. SCOTT was born in October 1890 in Cumberland County, Kentucky.

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Tanie S. SCOTT was born in August 1892 in Cumberland County, Kentucky.