Biography of Dr. Gideon B. Scott
Howard County, IN Biographies





GIDEON B. SCOTT, M. D., was born in 1838. His parents, Charles and Sarah (Bloxsom) Scott, in 1845 settled in Grant County, this State. Our subject taught school during his earlier years; in 1861, came to Howard County, and the following winter he enlisted in the Fifty seventh Regiment Indiana Volunteer Infantry. After seven months of active, arduous service and weary marches, he was discharged in 1862 on account of disability. He then returned home and taught school two winters at Sycamore Corners. In the spring of 1864, having regained his health, he again enlisted in the One Hundred and Thirty seventh Regiment Indiana Volunteer Infantry, and did post duty at Duck River. He was mustered out at Indianapolis and again reenlisted in the One Hundred and Forty second Regiment Indiana Volunteer Infantry, and served until the war was over. He was Sergeant in the last two regiments. He commenced studying medicine before the war, while he was teaching. He attended the Rush Medical College at Chicago one term, and graduated at the Indiana Medical College at Indianapolis in 1871. He commenced practice in Tampico in 1868, and for the last eleven years has been practicing in Greentown. He was married, March 5, 1867, to Miss Tillie W. Lindley. They have had three children, one of whom is living. His wife died July, 1875, and in 1876 he was married to Miss Mary P. Lindley. Her parents came into this county in 1848, and were among the first settlers. Mr. Scott has been a member of the Society of Friends all his life, and has been a Mason since 1862. He is a member of the Republican party, and has taken an active part in politics in his own community and the country at large. He has now one of the finest residences in Greentown, and is one of its most respected citizens.

From:
Counties of Howard and Tipton, Indiana
Historical and Biographical
Charles Blanchard, Editor
F. A. Bettey & Co.
Chicago 1883.


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