James Henry Scott (1873 - 1916)

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James Henry Scott
1873 - 1916
updated July 24, 2019
James Henry Scott was born in 1873 at Home, Manchester. He was born to Jeremiah Scott and Mary Mckenzie Scott, and we currently have no other siblings in his family tree. He was baptized at St Philip, Manchester, England United Kingdom. James died on January 12, 1916 at Southport Infirmary, Southport, England United Kingdom at age 43.

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James Henry Scott

First name

James

Middle name

Henry

Last Name(s)

Nickname(s) or aliases

Gender

Male

Birth

James Scott was born in at Home, Cobden Street - Ardwick, in Manchester, Lancashire County

Death

James Scott died on at Southport Infirmary, in Southport, Merseyside County, England United Kingdom

Cause of death

Pneumonia

Burial / Funeral

at Manchester Southern Cemetery S. Ce. 792., in United Kingdom

Obituary

Unknown.

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Nationality & Locations Lived

British

Religion

Unknown. Was James a religious man?

Baptized

at St Philip, in Manchester, Greater Manchester County, England United Kingdom

Last Known Residence

Melbourne Street - Hulme, in Manchester, Greater Manchester County, England United Kingdom

Education

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Professions

Packing Case Maker
Sapper in Royal Engineers

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Military Service

Service number: 2552
Rank: Sapper
Regiment: Royal Engineers
Unit/ship/squadron: 429th Field Coy.

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James Henry Scott

Parents:

Jeremiah Scott

Goldie, Australia
Mary Mckenzie Scott

Goldie, Australia

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James Henry was too old to enlist for the army during World War I, but after lying about his age he was able to join the Royal Engineers. We don't know anything about his service record, but he died of pneumonia in 1916. According to his gravestone in Southern Cemetery he was 39 years old whereas he was actually 43.
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James Henry Scott passed away on January 12, 1916 at Southport Infirmary, Southport, England United Kingdom at age 43. He was buried in Manchester Southern Cemetery S. Ce. 792., United Kingdom. James was born in 1873 at Home, Manchester. He was born to Jeremiah Scott and Mary Mckenzie Scott, and we currently have no other siblings in his family tree.
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1873 - 1916 World Events

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In 1873, in the year that James Henry Scott was born, on September 18th, the New York stock market crash - due to the failure of a number of banks - began the Panic of 1873. After the boom following the Civil War, the Coinage Act of 1873 and other factors led to the market crash. Thus began the "Long Depression" - also called the "Great Depression" until the 1930's.

In 1886, he was just 13 years old when on June 13th, the "Great Vancouver Fire" destroyed most of Vancouver, British Columbia. A small brush fire got out of control and spread to the rest of the city. Dozens of people died and it was only after the fire that money was raised for a fire hall. The local Squamish tribe rescued people who had jumped into bodies of water to escape the conflagration.

In 1897, at the age of 24 years old, James was alive when on July 17th, the Klondike Gold Rush began when the first successful prospectors returned to Seattle after mining in the Yukon. They arrived on the ships Excelsior and Portland, bringing vast quantities of gold - over $32,000,000 in today's money - and everyone rushed to become rich in the Yukon.

In 1905, James was 32 years old when the Industrial Workers of the World was founded. An international labor union founded in Chicago, it was most often referred to as the "Wobblies" and had ties to the socialist movement and the anarchist movement. At its peak, it had 150,000 members.

In 1916, in the year of James Henry Scott's passing, suffragette Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman elected to the House of Representatives as a Representative at large from Montana. She was the first woman to hold an elected Federal office. Holding the office for two years, she ran again in 1940 and served another two year term. Montana had granted women unrestricted voting rights in 1914, 6 years before women got the vote nationally.

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James Henry Scott
around 1910 - Jun 10, 1941
James Huggan Scott
around 1887 - Nov 9, 1918
James Hume Scott
around 1880 - Apr 18, 1918
James Hush Scott
around 1895 - Nov 23, 1916
James Inglis Scott
around 1923 - Mar 24, 1944
James Kenneth Cowan Scott
Died: May 28, 1942
James L. Scott
around 1890 - Jul 19, 1918
James Laidler Scott
around 1915 - Feb 2, 1945
James Law Scott
around 1893 - May 11, 1918
James Leonard Scott
around 1920 - Sep 13, 1941
James M. Scott
around 1874 - Sep 25, 1915
James Mccasland Scott
1878 - Nov 11, 1917
James Mcneil Scott
around 1915 - Jan 13, 1944
James Mills Scott
around 1892 - Jan 17, 1917
James Moffat Scott
Died: Nov 30, 1917
James Moodie Scott
around 1896 - May 1, 1917
James Murray Scott
around 1921 - Jan 27, 1943
James N. Scott
Died: May 4, 1918
James Oliver Scott
Jun 25, 1922 - Jan 7, 1945

Other Bios

James Henry Scott
around 1910 - Jun 10, 1941
James Huggan Scott
around 1887 - Nov 9, 1918
James Hume Scott
around 1880 - Apr 18, 1918
James Hush Scott
around 1895 - Nov 23, 1916
James Inglis Scott
around 1923 - Mar 24, 1944
James Kenneth Cowan Scott
Died: May 28, 1942
James L. Scott
around 1890 - Jul 19, 1918
James Laidler Scott
around 1915 - Feb 2, 1945
James Law Scott
around 1893 - May 11, 1918
James Leonard Scott
around 1920 - Sep 13, 1941
James M. Scott
around 1874 - Sep 25, 1915
James Mccasland Scott
1878 - Nov 11, 1917
James Mcneil Scott
around 1915 - Jan 13, 1944
James Mills Scott
around 1892 - Jan 17, 1917
James Moffat Scott
Died: Nov 30, 1917
James Moodie Scott
around 1896 - May 1, 1917
James Murray Scott
around 1921 - Jan 27, 1943
James N. Scott
Died: May 4, 1918
James Oliver Scott
Jun 25, 1922 - Jan 7, 1945
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