Eliza Elliott Scott

b. 5 June 1844, d. 10 May 1936

Eliza Elliott "Ella" Scott Fisher, 1844-1936
  • Eliza Elliott Scott was born on 5 June 1844 in Lowndesboro, Lowndes County, Alabama.
  • She was known as Ella.
  • Robert Lindsey Scott and Laura Ann Lewis appeared in the US federal census of 1 June 1850 in Lowndes County, Alabama. Other members of the household included Eliza Elliott Scott, Clariinda Vernon Scott. Burrell H. and Martha A. Smith and Franklin, age 2, also were in the household.
  • On Thursday, 18 August 1859, Green Wood recorded in his plantation daily account book: "Mrs. Wood, Ella, Mr. Powell and Campbell left for Kellum Springs in company of Mrs. Scott and Miss Ella Scott," and on Saturday, the 27th, "Mrs. Wood and all others got home from Kellum Springs."
  • Laura Ann Lewis appeared in the US federal census of 1 June 1860 in Waverly, Walker (later San Jacinto) County, Texas. Other members of the household included Eliza Elliott Scott, Clariinda Vernon Scott, John Archer Scott, Robert Lindsey Scott Jr., Susan Elizabeth Elmore and William Henry Lewis.
  • She married Lorenzo Clarke Fisher, son of William Phillips Fisher and Martha White, on 7 November 1865 in Walker County, Texas, with the bride's uncle James E. Scott officiating.
  • Lorenzo Clarke Fisher and Eliza Elliott Scott appeared in the US federal census of 1 June 1870 in Galveston, Texas. Other members of the household included Laura Lewis Fisher and Laura Ann Lewis. Also in the household were two domestic servants.
  • Lorenzo Clarke Fisher and Eliza Elliott Scott appeared in the US federal census of 1 June 1880 in Galveston, Texas, at 364 Post Office Street. Other members of the household included Laura Lewis Fisher, Ella Scott Fisher, Lucy Campbell Fisher, Laura Ann Lewis and Susan Elizabeth Lewis. Also in the household were two domestic servants.
  • Lorenzo Clarke Fisher and Eliza Elliott Scott appeared in the US federal census of 1 June 1900 in Galveston, Texas. Other members of the household included Laura Lewis Fisher, Ella Scott Fisher, Lorenzo Clarke Fisher and Marion Fisher. Also in the household was one female boarder.
  • Eliza Elliott Scott became a widow at the 27 February 1906 death of her husband Lorenzo Clarke Fisher.
  • Eliza Elliott Scott appeared in the US federal census of 15 April 1910 in San Angelo, Tom Green County, Texas, at 1017 David Street and two male boarders.. Other members of the household included Ella Scott Fisher and Laura Lewis Fisher.
  • Eliza Elliott Scott died on 10 May 1936 at age 91 in San Angelo, Tom Green County, Texas, at 238 West Harris at her residence. . Her death was officially witnessed by Ella Scott Fisher.
  • She was buried at New City Cemetery in Galveston, Texas.
  • The following appeared on 11 May 1936 in The Galveston News: Mrs. Lorenzo Clarke Fisher, 91, resident here for many years and widow of a former mayor of Galveston, died Saturday at the home of her daughter in San Angelo, Tex., Mrs. George E. Webb.
         Born in Dallas County, Ala., June 5, 1844, Mrs. Fisher came to Galveston shortly after the civil war, and was a resident here until about 20 years ago. While a resident here, she married Lorenzo Clarke Fisher, who died in 1906.
         In addition to her daughter in San Angelo she is survived here by her brother-in-law, J. A. Robertson, and four nieces, Mrs. Margaret Thorne, Miss Marian Fisher, Mrs. F. A. Williams and Mrs. J. W. Keenan. A nephew, L. Robertson, is in the city for the funeral.
         Services will be held here at 4 o'clock tomorrow afternoon at the funeral home of J. Levy & Bro. Rev. Edmund H. Gibson, rector of Trinity Episcopal Church, will officiate and interment will be in the New CIty Cemetery.
         Mrs. Fisher has been living in San Angelo since she left here.
  • Last Edited: 25 Dec 2013

Family: Lorenzo Clarke Fisher b. December 1833, d. 27 February 1906