Beaverton Historical Society
Gladwin County Obituary/Death Notice
William J. Scott

   William J. Scott, 81, pioneer Beaverton resident, died at the Gladwin Hospital Saturday at 6:15 p.m. as the result of burns suffered when a stove exploded at his home in Beaverton Tuesday. Mr. Scott had been a resident of Gladwin county for the past 66 years.

  Funeral services were held at the Hall Funeral Home in Gladwin Tuesday at 2:30 p.m. with Elder S.T. Pendleton of the Beaverton LDS Church officiating. Burial was in Highland cemetery. The Beaverton Masonic Lodge was in charge of services at the grave.

  Son of Mr. and Mrs. David Scott, Mr. Scott was born in Belfast, Ireland; on April 2, 1863. He came to the United States with his parents when he was only 18 months old. The family settled first in New York state and moved to Michigan when Mr. Scott was 15 years old. For many years Mr. Scott operated a farm in Tobacco township. Mr. Scott was the oldest of six children in the family. His three sisters, Mrs. Hattie Fairchilds, Mrs. Eliza Lince and Miss Maude Scott, have all passed away. A brother, Norman Scott, of Flint, is the only one of the immediate family surviving. Mrs. John Rich, of Beaverton, and James J. Dow, of Toledo, Ohio, are cousins. His wife, the former Mrs. Laura Greeley, of Gladwin, died on August 6, 1941. .

{Note: Actual Recorded Date of Death is: unk. Name: William J. Scott}
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Highland Cemetery, Gladwin, MI
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Gladwin County Record, Gladwin, MI
P:1 C:8
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January 2005
Tom Ladner
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