Dr. Preston Brown Scott

Dr. Preston Brown Scott

Male 1832 - 1900  (68 years)

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  • Name Preston Brown Scott 
    Title Dr. 
    Born 12 Sep 1832  Frankfort, Franklin, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Burial 1900  Frankfort Cem, Frankfort, Franklin, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Buried 1900  Frankfort, Franklin, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Died 24 Sep 1900  Frankfort, Franklin, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I857  mytree
    Last Modified 19 Aug 2018 

    Father Robert Wilmot Scott,   b. 2 Nov 1808, Scott, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Nov 1884, Frankfort, Franklin, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Elizabeth Brown,   b. 3 Jul 1811, Woodford, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Dec 1886, Frankfort, Franklin, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 20 Oct 1831  Franklin, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Family ID F494  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 12 Sep 1832 - Frankfort, Franklin, Kentucky, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBurial - 1900 - Frankfort Cem, Frankfort, Franklin, Kentucky, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 1900 - Frankfort, Franklin, Kentucky, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 24 Sep 1900 - Frankfort, Franklin, Kentucky, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Preston Brown Scott m. 1862 Jane E. Campbell, dau. of John W. Campbell, banker, of Jackson, Tennessee: she died 1907. Dr. Scott at 9 yrs. of age was the first public school pupil in the state: he graduated from Georgetown College in 1849, and next attended the University of Tennessee, from which he graduated with honor. In 1856 he graduated in medicine from the University of Louisville, and was made an interne of the city hospital. He settled in Bolivar County, Miss. When the war broke out Dr. Scott was appointed surgeon in the 4th Ky. Reg. under Col. Robert Trabue. From this position he was promoted Brigade surgeon, under Gen. Jos. E. Johnston. As surgeon on the staff of Gen. Polk, Dr. Scott was in charge of all the hospitals of Mississippi and Alabama. He also served with Gen. Stephen D. Lee, Gen. Dabney Maury and Gen. Rich'd Taylor. At the conclusion of the war Dr. Scott moved to Louisville, where he remained till his death, ranking high as a physician. Dr. Scott was president of the Association of Physicians and Surgeons C. S. A. & N. V. at Louisville: medical director of the Masonic Widows and Orphans Home, and the Young Woman's Home; president of the Academy of Medicine and Surgery; president of the Louisville Medical Society, and prominently identified with the Polytechnic: died at Norton Infirmary after an illness of two months from typhoid fever.

  • Sources 
    1. [S57] Find A Grave.

    2. [S364] Kentucky Marriages, 1785-1979, (Name: FamilySearch.org;).


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