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||Sewell Edwin Scott
||1 Sep 1892
||Powersville, Putnam, Missouri, United States
||Putnam, Missouri, United StatesYork Township
||Liberty, Clay, Missouri, United States
||New Haven, New Haven, Connecticut, United StatesRec'd Masters degree from Yale University
||12 Sep 1918
||New Haven, New Haven, Connecticut, United StatesRegistered for the draft
||14 Jul 1923
||Glenwood Springs, Garfield, Colorado, United States
||Liberty, Clay, Missouri, United StatesMt. Memorial Cemetery
- ↑ York Township, Putnam, Missouri; FHL #1240884 , in United States. 1900 U.S. Census Population Schedule. (National Archives Microfilm Publication T624), HH 6, Family 6, Primary quality.
Scott, James T., white male, born October 1833, age 66, married 20 years, born Pennsylvania, father born Delaware, mother born Maryland, farmer, able to read, write, read English, owns farm with mortgage
, Elizabeth J., wife, born February 1852, age 48, married 20 years, 6 children (3 living), born Indiana, father born North Carolina, mother born Kentucky
, Mettie W., daughter, born October 1880, age 19, single, born Missouri, schoolteacher, able to read, write, speak English
, Emmie E., daughter, February 1885, age 15, single, born Missouri, at school, able to read, write, speak English
, Sewal E., son, September 1892, age 7, born Missouri, able to read, write, speak English, at school
Leeper, James L., servant, August 1882, age 17, single, born Missouri, both parents born Missouri, farm laborer, able to read, write, speak English
- ↑ Liberty, Clay, Missouri; FHL #1374788, in United States. 1910 U.S. Census Population Schedule. (National Archives Microfilm Publication T623), HH 255, Family 257, Primary quality.
Liberty city, Ward #4, #103 Brown Street,
Scott, James T., head, white male, age 76, 3rd marriage of 30 years, born PA, father born DE, mother born MD, speaks English, occupation odd jobs, self-employed, able to read and write, owns house free of mortgage
, Elizabeth J., wife, white female, age 58, married once for 30 years, had 6 children (3 living), born IN, father born NC, mother born PA, speaks English, no occupation, able to read and write
, Wilmetta, daughter, age 28, single, born MO, teacher, speaks English, able to read and write
, Dora, daughter, white female, age 24, single, teacher, born MO, speaks English, able to read and write
, Suel [sic], son, white male, age 16, born MO, no occupation, able to read and write
- ↑ 3.0 3.1 United States. World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918. (National Archives Microfilm Publication M1509), Primary quality.
New Haven City, Connecticut, #3176, A70
Sewell E. Scott, resident 333 York, New Haven, NH, Conn
age 26, b. 1 Sep 1892
Occupation: Scheduling Clerk, Employer: Winchester R.A. Co.
address: Winchester Press Tool Dep.
Nearest Relative: Mrs. E. J. Scott (Mother), 227 Brown, Liberty, MO
short height, medium build, blue eyes, brown hair
"badly deformed - hunchback"
Signed 12 Sep 1918
- ↑ ebook Alumni directory of Yale University graduates and ..., Secondary quality.
MASTERS OF ARTS, 1917— 1920 367
Sewell E. Scott, 120 York St., New Haven, Conn. [5c] (9) 8
- ↑ 5.0 5.1 5.2 Lee and Betty Scott to Reece Mayer, 10 Aug 1991, in Scott Family Letters, Secondary quality.
Notes from undated news clippings [Obituaries?]:
Prof. Sewell Scott, assistant professor of chemistry at William Jewell college died at Glenwood Springs, Colorado Saturday from congestion of lungs. Was on vacation trip with Prof. A. Byrnes. Prof. Scott's mother is Mrs. Elizabeth Scott. Sisters are Mrs. Eldora Buckles of Kansas City, Kansas, and Miss Wilmetta Scott. Sewell Edwin Scott was born 1 September 1892. Graduated from William Jewell college about 1910. Attended Yale. Funeral at Baptist Church. Burial at Mt. Memorial Cemetery, where his father is buried.
Sewell Edwin Scott born at Powersville, MO., 1 Sept. 1892, died 14 July 1923 at Glenwood Springs, Colo. Early years in Powersville. Moved with parents to Liberty in 1907, entered high school there. Graduated in 1911. Entered William Jewell college in fall of 1911, graduated in 191[?]. He "was proficient in chemistry, winning the Hearne chemistry prize in his senior year." Next year did post-graduate work at William Jewell. Later went to Yale, received Master of Arts. Continued at Yale, working towards Ph.D. Entered Yale on scholarship, while there received fellowship. Last two years was an assistant in chemistry department. Tried to enlist during the War but "Because of his physical handicap he was everywhere rejected." Did research work in chemistry for U. S. Rubber Company at New Haven, Conn. In fall of 1922 "he came home" as asst. professor of chemistry at William Jewell. "He was converted to Christ" at Yale, joined Baptist church. He was a member of Gamma Alpha national scientific fraternity. Survivors: mother Mrs. Elizabeth Scott; sisters Mrs. J. Buckles of Kansas City, Kas and Miss Wilmetta Scott; two half-brothers, J. O. Scott and G. H. Scott of Lebanon, Ore.; half-sisters Mrs. D. P. Kidwell of Garfield, Washington, Mrs. J. H. Bennett of McCall, Idaho, and Mrs. J. W. Godfrey of Sharon Springs, Kas.
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