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Scott Family - Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada

SCOTT

Alfred Wesley & Vernetta (nee Brown)

By Robert Scott

Alfred Wesley [sometimes spelled Westley] Scott

b. 03 January, 1883

d. 01August, 1959

-son of Samuel James Scott (1845 - 1922) and

Barbary Ann Scott [maiden name] (1854 - 1931)

-they lived on Concession 12, McGillvary Township, Middlesex County, Ontario

Family Tree

George Scott + Ann McCaffrey Adam Scott + Ann Patrick

(1816 - 1884) (d. 1885) (1806 - 1895) (1813 - 1878)

Concession 12, McGillvary Township, from Ireland, 1851

Middlesex County, Ontario (on farm

lot 14, Concession 15, McGillvary

next to and north of Samuel, below)

Township, Middlesex County, Ontario

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Samuel James Scott

Barbary Ann Scott

(1845 - 1922) (1854 - 1931)

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Alfred Wesley Scott

(1883 - 1959)

Alfred worked for the New York Central Railway, first in St Thomas, then Welland, and finally in

Niagara Falls from 1917 to his death in 1959. He retired after 46 years with the NYC.

He was on Niagara Falls City Council from 1932 to 1946 as an Alderman and he sometimes served

as Acting Mayor.

Obituary: Mr Scott was an honorary elder of Morrison Street United Church; a life member of the

St David's Lodge, No.302 AF and AM, St Thomas, a member of the Pioneer Association of the

Michigan Central Railway; a member of the Progressive Conservative party of Canada, and a life

member of the Canadian National Railway Veterans Association, a past grand master and 50-year

member of Elgin Lodge No. 32, St Thomas, and a former member of the Niagara Falls Lions

Club."

Alfred is interred in Fairview, Section 2, Plot 231.

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Vernetta Brown Scott

b. 15 November, 1889

d. 09 April, 1969

Family Tree

-daughter of George Brown (1845 - 1932) and

Mary Jane Whalls (1852 - 1924)

-they lived on Concession 6 [possibly 9], Caradoc Township, Middlesex County, Ontario

John Learn Brown + Margaret Ingles Thomas Whalls + Louisa Whalls

(1818 - 1889) (1820 - 1910) (1829 - 1915) (1829 - 1897)

family in Mass. from England to Whitby, Ontario, 1852

before 1688

lived in Caradoc Township

lived in St Thomas from 1874 where

Thomas worked for the Great Western R.R.

and the Grand Trunk R.R.

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George Brown

Mary Jane Whalls

(1845 - 1932) (1852 - 1924)

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Vernetta Brown

(1889 - 1969)

She and Alfred were married on 01 June, 1910, in St Thomas and honeymooned for one month in

Toronto and in the Muskoka Lakes area before returning to St Thomas. In 1917 they moved to

Niagara Falls from Welland and lived there for the rest of their lives.

Mrs Scott was an active member of Morrison Street United Church, a life member of the United

Church Women and a member of Esther Rebecca Lodge No. 221.

Children of Alfred Wesley Scott and Vernetta Brown Scott

Dorothy Edna (12 July, 1911 – 14 September, 1969)

-married William Grange (d. 1981) on 20October, 1956

-one daughter: Barbara Joanne (adopted in William's first marriage)

-buried in Fairview, Section 2, Plot 231

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Jack A. (23 September, 1912 – 14 December, 1974)

-married Lucy Queenie Atkinson (d. 2005) on 06 October, 1941

-two sons: Edward Alfred

Jack Wallace

-buried in Fairview, Section 2, Plot 231

William Westley (28 August, 1915 – 09 October, 1985)

-married Ora Carlisle Baldry (d. 2003) on 17 June, 1944

-one son: William Charles

-buried in Fairview, Section 2, Plot 231

Margaret Ruth (06 November, 1916 – 12 November, 1917)

-buried in St Thomas Cemetery

Robert Harley (17 March, 1919 – 24 December, 1990)

-married Betty Jean Stevens (d. 2004) on 30 August, 1941

-four children: Robert Donald

Sharon Ann

Thomas Allan

Katherine Elizabeth

-ashes scattered

Margaret Jane (21 June , 1921 – 03 January, 2003)

-married William Martin McCormick (d. 1998) on 08 October, 1949

-three children: William Scott

Garry Lyle

Dorothy Elizabeth

-buried in Paris, Ontario

Barbara Geraldine (03 April, 1926 – 03 February, 2006)

-buried in Fairview, Section 2, Plot 231

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Back row: Jack A., Margaret, William (Bill)

Front row: Vernetta (Net), Robert (Bob), Dorothy, Alfred

W. (Alf), Barbara (Barb)

Albert & Vernetta’s 48 th Wedding Anniversary

Left to right: Margaret, Bill, Alf (Alfred), Bob, Net

(Vernetta), Jack, Barb, Dorothy

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Three generations of Alfred & Vernetta Scott’s family.

Missing: Margaret who took the photo.

Alf & Net Scott with grandchildren at their 48 th Wedding Anniversary -

June, 1958

Back row (parent in bracket): Joanne Grange (Dorothy), Alfred Scott

(Jack), Alf, Net, Bob Scott (Bob), Sharon Scott (Bob), Tom Scott (Bob)

Front row (parent in bracket): Wally Scott (Jack), Bill Scott (Bill), Garry

McCormick (Marg), Bill McCormick (Marg), Kathy Scott (Bob)

In front: Beth McCormick (Marg)

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