Biography of Dr. J. T. Scott
Howard County, IN Biographies





J. T. SCOTT, M. D., is a native of Darke County, Ohio, and was born in 1836. His parents, Charles and Sarah (Bloxsom) Scott, came to Grant County, Ind., in 1845. The subject of this sketch was reared on a farm, and at the age of twenty two began the study of medicine. He is a graduate of the Rush Medical College of Chicago, and began his practice in 1860 at Greentown, where he has continued ever since, except six months, when he practiced at Xenia, Ind. He has established a large practice in Howard County. In March, 1861, he was married to Miss Mary A. Davis, of Greentown. She was a native of Wayne County, Ind., and her parents were among the first settlers of Howard County, coming as early as 1847. Mr. and Mrs. Scott have had five children, two of whom are now living - Evert G. and Kate Adel. In 1876, Mr. Scott was Township Trustee, during which time the graded schoolhouse of Greentown was built and the iron bridge on the Wild Cat at Greentown. For the last twenty years, he has been a member of the Methodist Episcopal Church; has been Church Trustee for several years, and he is an Odd Fellow. His residence is the finest in Greentown. Dr. Scott is one of the enterprising men of Howard County, assisting in all measures of advancement and progress.

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


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