David Forfar Scott

#6033, (1 Nov 1907 - 7 Nov 1984)
     David Forfar Scott was born on 1 Nov 1907 at Hamilton, Lanarkshire, Scotland .1
He was the son of William Scott and Janet Hamilton.

David immigrated on 19 Nov 1910 from Glasgow via the "Pretorian" to Sydney Halifax, Canada, with Robert Scott

Pretorian left Glasgow 19 Nov 1910 for Sydney Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia, Canada.
It arrived 28 Nov 1910.

Steerage Passangers:
SCOTT Robt, Miner, 37
SCOTT Janet, Wife, 41
SCOTT Bella, Dom, 21
SCOTT Robert, Lab, 19
SCOTT James, Lab, 16
SCOTT Agnes, Nil, 11
SCOTT Janet, Nil, 10
SCOTT Grace, Nil, 4
SCOTT David, Nil, 3
SCOTT Wm, Nil, 10mths

Cape Breton Island had coal and steel mills.2,3



David immigrated on 20 Apr 1911 Port Huron Michigan to Harvey Illinois, USA, with Robert Scott

SCOTT Robert, aged 38, Married, born Forth Scotland, Coal Miner
Last Res: Sydney Mines, Canada
Name and Address of relative from whence come:
Sister, Mrs Marion Car Ross, Pleasance, Forth Lanarkshire, Scotland
Destination and name and address of relative to join there:
Sister, Mrs Agnes Norman, 15242 Center Ave, Harvey, Ill.
Money Shown $300
Height: 5ft 8 ¼, Fair complexion, Brown Hair, Brown Eyes. Hari mole under right jaw.

SCOTT Janet Hamilton, aged 42, Married, born Lark Hall Scotland
Name and Address of relative from whence come:
Sister, Mrs Maggie Crosbie, Thistle Lodge, Draffan, Lesmahagon, Lanarkshire Scotland
Destination and name and address of relative to join there:
Sister, Mrs Agnes Norman, 15242 Center Ave, Harvey ill
With Husband
Height: 5ft 4in, Medium complexion, Gray Hair, Gray eyes, no marks.

With them was:
James Gibson Scott, 16, Coal Miner
Agnes Gibson Scott - Buddo
Jane Waddell Scott, 11yrs
Grace Watson Scott, 5yrs
David Forfar Scott, 3yrs
William Scott, 1yr.4



David died on 7 Nov 1984 at Elkhart, Indiana, USA, at age 77 years and 6 days.3
Father*William Scott (2 Jul 1860 - 29 Apr 1909)
Mother*Janet Hamilton (c 1869 - 26 Dec 1924)

Citations

  1. [S11] Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, 1907, Hamilton Lanark, 647/00 1465. Hereinafter cited as Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes.
  2. [S61] Passenger Lists, Shipping Records ), 1910 Pretorian - BT27-0648000041P0004F via Ancestry.co.uk. Hereinafter cited as Shipping Records.
  3. [S146] Letter from Bev Day (New Zealand) to Ailsa Corlett, Various letters or emails; Held by Ailsa Corlett (Brisbane, Queensland, Australia) email Jan 2012.
  4. [S61] Shipping Records, 1911 Michigan Passenger and Crew Lists 1903 - 1965 - via Ancestry.com.