SCOTT, Wesley S.: Born in Houstonia, Pettis Co.,Missouri November 3, 1865 the son of Josiah and Mary A. Jones Scott. Josiah was born in Jefferson County, Ohio in 1835 and died February 8, 1895. In 1862 Josiah enlisted in the 7th Missouri Cavalry under Col. James F. Phillips. Two children were born to Josiah and Mary Scott; Wesley S. and Thomas L., who died March 6, 1906, at the age of thirty-six. Thomas was married to Mamie Robertson and had two children: Lewis C. and Margaret. Mrs. Mary S. Scott was born in 1837 and died January 28, 1900. Wesley S. Scott was married on May 5, 1887 to Minnie L. Wood, dau. of C.C. and Lizzie M. Austin Wood. To Mr. and Mrs. Wood were born four children: Rev. O. L. Wood, Mrs. Volette F. Glass, Ashby A. and Minnie L. Scott. To Wesley and Minnie Scott have been born two children: Edwin W. who married Ruth Dorsey and Lionel J.

Source: McGruder, Mark A. History of Pettis County, Missouri (Topeka: Historical Publishing Company, 1919)
Submitter: Robin Helman