The History Of Belmont & Jefferson Counties (Ohio)
author - Caldwell
pub in 1880
page - 571
John W. Scott, the fifth son of Robert Scott, of Washington county, Pa., was born June 10, 1825 ; came to Carroll county, Ohio, in 1827, and engaged in farming ; education limited to the advantages of the common school. In 1846 Mr. Scott left Carroll county, came to Jefferson, and learned the milling trade with his brother, which he followed until 1857. He was married January 7, 1851, to Hannah Walker, daughter of William Walker, of Mooretown, Jefferson county, Ohio, and had eight children - Elvira, born December 10, 1851 ; Lucinda, born March 29, 1853 ; William W., born June 24, 1854 ; Robert E., born April 19, 1856 ; Eliza M., born April 26, 1858 ; John A., born June 11, 1860 ; Meltonewah, born July 11, 1867 ; Althea M., born August16, 1869. Robert S., Sr., died September 3, 1830 ; Lucinda died June 26, 1856 ; Elvira Scott, died January 1, 1869 ; John A. Scott died April 17, 1874.