Andrew Hunter Scott (1815 - 1874)

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Birthplace: Hulmeville, Middletown, Bucks, Pennsylvania
Death: Died in Provo, Utah, Ut
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About Andrew Hunter Scott

Andrew Hunter Scott, son of Joshua Scott (born 17 September 1785 Bucks county, Pennsylvania) and Ann Keen (born 19 October 1788 Bucks county, Pennsylvania), was born 21 August 1815, Middleton, Bucks county. Came to Utah 26 September 1851, Morris Phelps company. Settled at Provo 1851. Bishop 1861-74. Superintendent of construction of fort wall around city 1864. Built first schoolhouse in second ward; first Utah county courthouse 1867-78; Provo meeting house 1861-62, and Provo Woolen Mills 1870-74. Also constructed canyon roads, bridges and dams on the Provo river. Conducted an ox train of 48 wagons across the plains 1866. One of the organizers and president of the Utah County Agricultural & Home Manufacturing society. Nurseryman; fruit and seedsman. City recorder; assessor and councilman; mayor of Provo six years.

Marriages and Children

  1. Sarah L. Sleeper (born 21 July 1816), married February 1838. Family home Bristol, New Jersey. Their children:
    1. George C. Scott, born July 8, 1840, married Cornelia E. Kennedy December 25, 1861
    2. Mary Emma Scott, born February 21, 1843, married George W. Ivins
    3. Hyrum Smith Scott, born April 1, 1845, died June 17, 1862
    4. Ann Eliza Scott, (twin) born March 8, 1849
    5. Ann Margaret Scott, (twin) born March 8, 1849
  2. Sarah Ann Roe (daughter of George Humphrey Roe, died 1847, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and Abby Jane Weldon, married in 1831, Philadelphia latter pioneer with son, George W., September 26, 1851, Morris Phelps company). She was born September 26, 1832, at Philadelphia. Married January 12, 1851, Kanesville, Iowa. Family home Provo, Utah. Their children:
    1. Franklin Scott, born December 1, 1861, married Sarah Ellen Stubbs; married Eliza Stubbs
    2. Sir Walter Scott, born March 17, 1863, married Martha J. Taylor; married Harriet Broadhead
    3. Anna born Scott, March 2, 1856, married John A. Wilkens
    4. Andrew Hunter Scott, born November 27, 1856, married Winifred Taylor; married Myrtle Warwood
    5. Mary Emma Scott, born September 14, 1858, married Jesse Harding
    6. Canby Scott, born October 28, 1860, married Eliza B. Cook
    7. Sarah Ann Scott, born June 7, 1862, married W. J. Hardy
    8. Abby Jane Scott, born January 30, 1864, married William Joseph Taylor
    9. Howard Scott, born March 23, 1866, married Eunice L. Stubbs
    10. Roselle Eugene Scott, born May 18, 1868, married Mary E. Peay
    11. Francelle Scott, born February 6, 1871, married Walter Sorensen
  3. Martha Ann Norton (daughter of John Westley Norton, and Dorotha Osburn, who came to Utah 1854). She was born September 28, 1840, Limestone, Alabama. Married April 1, 1856, Provo. Their children:
    1. William Norton, married Marietta Clark
    2. Lois D. Scott
    3. General W. Scott
    4. Milton Scott
    5. Flora Scott
    6. Dallas L. Scott

Sources

  • Pioneers and Prominent Men of Utah photographs, page 275
  • Pioneers and Prominent Men of Utah, page 1149
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Andrew Hunter Scott's Timeline

1815
August 21, 1815
Hulmeville, Middletown, Bucks, Pennsylvania
November 17, 1815
Nauvoo, Il
1838
February 18, 1838
Age 22
Vincentown, Burlington, New Jersey
1851
January 12, 1851
Age 35
Kanesville (now Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie, Ia
1856
April 1, 1856
Age 40
Salt Lake City, Utah
November 27, 1856
Age 41
Provo, Utah, Utah Territory, United States
1858
September 14, 1858
Age 43
Provo, Utah, Utah, United States
1863
July 14, 1863
Age 47
Salt Lake City, Utah
1874
October 11, 1874
Age 59
Provo, Utah, Ut
October 14, 1874
Age 59
Provo City Cem, Provo, Utah, Utah