John Wescott was born about 1797
(said to be born in Rhode Island). He died 31 Oct 1865 in Marshalltown,
Iowa. He was buried in Riverside Cemetery in Marshalltown.
He married Hannah Tate, probably
in Nova Scotia.
Hannah was born 1802 in Nova
Scotia, and died 30 Oct 1891 in Marshalltown, Iowa. She is buried
in Riverside Cemetery with her husband.
Their children are:
1) Armanella (Amelia) Wescott,
born about 1827, m: Mr. Scott
Edwin Wescott, born 1830, and died 23 Jan 1892, m: Caroline
3) Adelaide V. Wescott, born
about 1833, m: Stephen H. Gibson
Wescott, born about 1835
5) Mary Sophia Wescott, born
about 1833, m: Mr. Hardenbergh
6) Emeline Wescott
7) Charles Alfred Wescott, born
about 1839, m: Mary Snyder
This family lived in Nova Scotia,
moving to Kent County, Michigan, before 1839, and then on to Marshalltown,
Iowa before 1860.