Wedding picture of
Benjamin Harrison Scott and Iola Mae Douglass
submitted by Anna Douglas Madden
The couple was wed St. James A.M.E.
Church in Lacey, Oklahoma, on December 5, 1917.
Benjamin was the eldest child of Ewing and Harriett Scott, and Iola was the third child of George and Sarah Douglass. Benjamin and Iola were both born and raised on family farms in the Lacey community.
To their union was born 10 children: Kathryn, Lawana, Benjamin II, John, Calvin, Ruth, Florine, Florence, Fern and Leatha. Iola also had a son named Herman.
Iola preceded her husband in death by several years when she died on December 21, 1951. He passed away 23 years later on July 9, 1975. They are both interred among kindred in Morrison Cemetery, Lacey, Oklahoma.
Anna Douglas Madden
Granddaughter (paternal side)
This page was last updated May 17, 2002.