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Scott, John


6 May 1811–16 Dec. 1876. Joiner, farmer, military officer. Born in Armagh, Co. Armagh, Ireland. Son of Jacob Scott and Sarah Warnock. Immigrated to York, Upper Canada, ca. May 1819. Moved to Trafalgar, Halton Co., Upper Canada (later in Oakville, Regional Municipality of Halton, Ontario), ca. 1820. Married Elizabeth Meneary, 1836, in Trafalgar. Baptized into Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints by Isaac Russell, 6 May 1836, in Trafalgar. Moved to Far West, Caldwell Co., Missouri, by 1838; to Adams Co., Illinois, winter 1838; and to Nauvoo, Hancock Co., Illinois, ca. 1840. Resided in Nauvoo Fourth Ward, 1842. Appointed to serve mission to Europe, May 1839. Member of Nauvoo Legion. Ordained a seventy, by 16 Dec. 1845. Moved to Winter Quarters, unorganized U.S. territory (later in Omaha, Douglas Co., Nebraska), 1846. Appointed to stay in Winter Quarters to assist Saints migrating to Salt Lake Valley, 1847–1848. Migrated to Salt Lake Valley, 1848, and settled in Millcreek, Great Salt Lake Co., Utah Territory. Served mission to Great Britain, 1855–1858. Moved part of family to Millville, Cache Co., Utah Territory, 1868. Resident of Millcreek, 1870. Died on trip to Millville. Buried in Salt Lake City Cemetery.