William H. Scott, proprietor of a feed and livery stable at Greenwood, was born in White River Township, this county, July 3, 1861, and was the son of James and Elizabeth H. (Rush) Scott, both of whom were also natives of White River Township. He was reared on the old homestead where he was born, and received a common school education. He was married August 8, 1879, to Julia M. Dorrell. She is a native of Pleasant Township, this county, born July 16, 1862, and was the daughter of Joseph and Eliza (Doty) Dorrell, who were natives of White River Township, this county. For five years after his marriage, Mr. Scott pursued the vocation of a farmer. In the fall of 1886, he engaged in mercantile pursuits at Stone’s Crossing, this county, where he continued in business for a year and a half. In March, 1887, he engaged in the livery business at Greenwood, and he is now the sole proprietor of the only business of the kind at that place. He and wife are the parents of three children: Myrtle M., Raleigh A., and Florence, all of whom are living. Our subject and wife are members of the United Brethren Church. The former is a member of the I. O. O. F. lodge, and is a republican in politics. He is an enterprising young man and a first-class citizen.

Transcribed by Cheryl Zufall Parker

Banta, D. D. History of Johnson County, Indiana. Chicago, IL: Brant & Fuller, 1888, page 812.