s/o John Scott / Jane Steele
He was the youngest of 10 children. In the parish church there stands this entry, No. 143 "Joseph, son of John and Jane Scott, Drumclamph, was born September 12, 1843, and baptized October 2, 1843. Registered October 5, 1843, by me Edward M. Banks. He was engaged in stock raising and made a number of trips to England to import horses and cattle for the ranches he was interested in. His first trip was in 1879 after he had been in America 16 years. In June 1898 on a return trip he stopped at North Adams, MA where he met Miss Annette Bartlett through a letter or introduction of friends, 3 years afterwards she became his wife. Going directly to Berkeley, CA where they made their home for 6 months then returned to Spokane, WA. His work frequently called him away from home, but during his absence however pressing the demands, the daily letter to his wife was never omitted. During the summer of 1906 his business called him east and upon is return him his health became seriously effected and his Doctor advised he take a voyage of the Mediterranean. On the 18th of Dec they left from Spokane for New York and set sail aboard the SS Caronia for Naples. Upon his death bed he spoke - "God is going to take me to Heaven. I Am Not Afraid to Die" On the 24th of Mar 1906 with his wife at his side, the sweet spirit of Mr. Scott was called home to Heaven. On the 3rd of April a memorial service was held in and English cemetery. Arriving at Spokane a memorial service was held the 2nd of May at All Saints Cathedral and Fairmount cemetery. Services conducted by the dean of the cathedral the Very Rev. Alfred Lockwood, assisted by Rev. Henry A. James.
married 27 May 1901 Trinity Church Chicago
Miss Annette Bartlett
ref: History of the city of Spokane and Spokane Co., WA Vol II by N. W. Durham 1912
He lived in Miles City for 1900 census. I found 2 different passport apps & a photo