Alex Scott's grave marker, Immaculate Heart of Mary Cemetery, Maringouin, Louisiana, 2019

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Title

Alex Scott's grave marker, Immaculate Heart of Mary Cemetery, Maringouin, Louisiana, 2019

Subject

Cemeteries--Louisiana; Maringouin (La.);

Description

The grave marker of Alex Scott in Immaculate Heart of Mary Cemetery in Maringouin, Louisiana. Alex or Alexius Scott was born in Newtown in 1825 to Bennett and Clare Scott, sold by the Jesuits to Jesse Batey in 1838 along with the other members of the Scott family, and sent to Batey's West Oak Plantation in Iberville Parish. He died in that same location sixty years later, in 1898. Alex Scott's name can be found in numerous documents.

The inscription on the grave marker reads:

"Alex Scott
Died
Dec. 13, 1898
Age 74 years"

This photograph was taken by Adam Rothman on March 9, 2019.

Creator

Adam Rothman

Publisher

Georgetown Slavery Archive

Date

2019-03-09

Contributor

Adam Rothman

Rights

Georgetown Slavery Archive

Format

Digital photograph

Type

Digital Photograph

Identifier

GSA366

Files

Alex Scott grave marker IHM Cemetery 2019-03-09.jpg

Citation

Adam Rothman, “Alex Scott's grave marker, Immaculate Heart of Mary Cemetery, Maringouin, Louisiana, 2019,” Georgetown Slavery Archive, accessed October 16, 2019, http://slaveryarchive.georgetown.edu/items/show/406.