Lewis C Scott
History of Mercer County, Munsell Publishing Company, 1903, p.718;
LEWIS C. SCOTT
(who resides on the Scott homestead with his maiden sister, Miss Nancy scott, was born on his father's farm, in North Henderson Township, Mercer County, July 7, 1850, a son of Notley and Sally (Betts) Scott, and only for brief periods has he left the vicinity of his early home. He was raised on the farm and obtained his education in the public schools. Mr. Scott has deboted his life to farming and stockraising, a pursuit in which he has been eminently successful, and he and his sister, Miss Nancy Scott, own collectively 485 acres of valuable land. In politics he is a Democrat and has held several township offices, notably that of Collector. He is also a member of the Masonic Order, and a stockholder in the First National Bank of Alexis. Mr. Scott has never been married.