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L. F. Scott
Born 1833
L. F. SCOTT, farmer, Castle Grove Twp., Sec. 20; P.O. Castle Grove; was born in Vermilion Co., Ind., in 1833, his parents, John and Lizzie Scott, removed to Illinois in 1844, and to Buchanan Co., Iowa, in 1847; his mother died in 1849; his father came to Jones Co. in 1850; he died in 1856. Mr. L. F. Jones went overland to California in 1853, where he engaged in mining; he returned to Jones Co. in 1855. He was married to Catharine Auman; they have one child—Frank A. In 1864, Mr. Scott returned with his family to California; he settled in Fosterbar Township, Napa Co., and engaged in farming; he returned to Jones Co. in May, 1875; he located where he now resides the same year. Mr. Scott has written a very interesting account of his trips to California, which contains much valuable and entertaining reading. He has sixty acres of land and owns a half interest in the Keystone Creamery, Castle Grove Township.

Source: History of Jones County, Iowa, Western Historical Company, Chicago, 1879, page 700
Submitted by: Lori J. Mentzel


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