Biography of Isaac Caniff Scott

Scott, Isaac Caniff, p. o. Fort Hill, N. Y., was born in Canada, January 26, 1845. His father was a native of Oneida county, N. Y., and was a school teacher for a number of years; he later became a farmer, and was a trustee of one school district for fifteen years; he afterward moved to Canada and there was married to Elizabeth B. Adsit, whose parents were natives of New York State; their children were Ebenezer, born in 1841, died in 1865; John, died in 1851; Jane. Joseph W., Caroline E., Alonzo, who was killed by a horse in 1865. Isaac Caniff Scott was educated in the common schools, and has always been a farmer; he has been school trustee for two years. In 1870 he was united in marriage with Mary E. Hopkins, of which union four children were born, namely: Jesse J., who died of scarlet fever in 1876; Sydney C., Anna M. and John E. Mrs. Mary E. Scott is a daughter of Joseph and Elizabeth Hopkins, natives of England, who came to America when young; their children were Emma C., Anna B., Charles J., who died of typhoid fever in 1876, John B., George H. and Jesse J., who was graduated from Cornell University in June. 1888, and died September 11 of the same year. Mr. Scott is one of Le Roy's progressive farmers, is of undoubted integrity, and has always been active in promoting his town's welfare.

Our County and it's people
A descriptive work on Genesee County, New York
Edited by: F. W. Beers
J.W. Vose & Co., Publishers, Syracuse, N. Y. 1890



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