Sarah Whiteside Scott was a sister to Samuel W. Whiteside.
Mrs. Sarah Scott Dies At Age 91!
Formerly Lived Near Mt. Auburn, Blue Mound.
Mrs. Sarah Scott widow of Joseph M. Scott died at 4 o'clock Thursday morning at the home of her son W H Scott 438 West Wood street. She was ninety-one years old Dec. 14 (1927). Her death was due to infirmities of age.
Mrs. Scott was born m Madison county. Dee 14. 1836. and was a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. William M. Whiteside, pioneer settlers of Madison county. After her marriage she and her husband resided on a farm near Mt. Auburn for twenty-seven years . They then moved to Blue Mound where they resided for sixteen years. She was a member of the Christian church of Blue Mound. Mr. Scott died there seven years ago and since then she has made her home with her daughters at Blue Mound and her son in Decatur.
She is survived by four children: Mrs. Alice Crow and Mrs. Mary Davidson of Blue Mound, Mrs. Minnie Davidson of Dorchester, Neb., and W H Scott of Decatur. She also leaves a brother, Samuel Whiteside of Niantic. There are fifteen grand-children and eleven great grand-children. The body was taken to Dawson & Wikoff, funeral directors. and prepared for burial. The funeral will be held at 11 o'clock Saturday forenoon at the Christian church in Blue Mound. The burial will be in the Hall cemetery.
Decatur Review, Dec 29, 1927