Biography of Allen P. Scott
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Scott, Allen P., was born in the town of Barre, January 31, 1825. He settled on his present farm in Ridgeway in 1832, was educated at Yates Academy, and for some time was town superintendent of schools. In 1850 he married Cornelia Howe, and they have two sons: Harry and Mark. Harry is a farmer in Ridgeway, and Mark is a clerk in the railway mail service. Mr. Scott has been supervisor of Ridgeway for five terms, a life long Democrat, with the only one political ambition, to go to the State Legislature, but his generous friends said no! His ambition quietly subsided, and ever after he has been content. His father was Harry Scott, and his mother Amy (Billings) Scott The former lived to be seventy nine, and the latter eighty four years of age.

From:
Landmarks of Orleans County, New York
Edited by: Hon. Isaac C. Signor
Assisted by: H. P. Smith and others
D. Mason & Co., Publishers
Syracuse, N. Y. 1894


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