Biography of Darius Scott
Grand Isle County, VT Biographies





Scott, Darius, was a son of Lemuel (who died in Montreal, Canada) and Betsey Scott (who died in New York city). Both are buried in Fletcher, Vt. Darius was born in Fletcher, and died in Wolcott, Vt., in August, 1879, at the age of sixty eight years. He was a farmer and drove a stage from Cambridge to St. Albans for twelve years, or until 1862. He married Olive, daughter of Artemas Larrabee, and his children were William F., Adelia M., and Marcus D. The latter was born in Cambridge, Vt., January 9, 1845, came to Alburgh, December 1, 1889, and married Helen M. Walbridge, of Wolcott, daughter of Ira and Martha (Morrell) Walbridge. They have one daughter, Minnie E., who married Henry A. Kusic, of Wolcott, and has one son. Mr. Scott served in Company E, First Vermont Cavalry, enlisting August 15, 1864, and was honorably discharged July 29, 1865, by reason of a gunshot wound through the left wrist at Columbia Furnace, Shenandoah Valley, Va., and on account of which he now draws a pension. He has held many offices of public trust, having been lister, justice of the peace in Lamoille county, and selectman several terms each. He has been commander of GeorgeP. Foster Post, No 55, G.A.R., W.M. of Mineral Lodge, No.93, F. and A. M., and is now deputy collector and inspector of customs at the port of Alburgh Springs, Vt. He is a farmer, and owns a farm of 110 acres in Wolcott, Vt. William F. Scott is now editor of the Bane Enterprise at Barre, Vt., being also one of the oldest printers in continuous service in Vermont. He learned his trade of Hon. E. B. Whiting, of the St. Albans Messenger, commencing at the age of seventeen years, he being now fifty two. He married Abbie Hartwell, of Berlin, Vt. Idelia M. Scott married Harvey A. Rowell, who served three years in the Eleventh Vermont Volunteers, and now resides in Washington, Vt.

From:
History of Franklin and Grand Isle Counties Vermont
Edited by: Lewis Cass Aldrich
D. Mason & Co., Publishers
Syracuse, N. Y.
1891


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