- Born: Mar 1835, County Cork, Ireland
- Marriage: Catherine Kadian
- Died: After 1910, Cochecton, Sullivan Co., N. Y.
The Edward Scott family is listed in the 1880 Federal Census of Cochecton, Sullivan Co., New York. The listing includes mother-in-law Bridget Kaden, widow, also born in Ireland.
In the 1860 Federal Census of Jeffersonville Post Office, Cochecton, New York, page 461, recorded July 14, 1860, Edward is single, living in a boarding house, and working in a tannery.
The 1870 Federal Census, New York, Sullivan Co., Cochecton, page 392B/393A, records Edward (36 - Ireland) and Catherine (28 - Ireland) Scott with children John (8 - NY), Anna (7 - NY), Mary J. (5 -NY), and Edward (1 - NY). Also in the household is Bridget Kaden (38 - Ireland), house keeper. Next door is Patrick (36 - Ireland) and Mary (30 - NY) Kadin with children Teresa (9), Thomas (7), John (4), and William (1/12). Patrick is Catherine's brother and Bridget is actually Catherine's mother - the age of 38 (transcribed as 38) is incorrect. She should be listed as about 58.
The 1900 Federal Census, New York, Sullivan Co., Cochecton, ED 83, page 53A, records Edward Scott's brother-in-law, Patrick Kegan (sic), still living next to the Edward Scott family. Patrick is a widower and his daughter Agnes continues to live with him (see notes on Bridget Kadian). Edward is listed as a widower and his date of immigration is recorded as 1858.
In 1910 Edward Scott is living with his son, Thomas Scott - see notes on Thomas Scott.
The Sullivan County Historical Society has documents that indicate Edward Scott named his home in Cochecton Skib Hill in rememberance of Skibbereem, County Cork, Ireland.
Noted events in his life were:
• Occupation: Farmer.
Edward married Catherine Kadian, daughter of Living and Bridget Kadian. (Catherine Kadian was born about 1841 in Ireland and died before 1900 in Cochecton, Sullivan Co., N. Y..)