Gazlay Family History

FamilyMary Ann Scott



Personal Information

Record Created: 25 December 2012; Last Edited: 3 April 2016 
NameMary Ann Scott
Born 30 August 1836 in Ohio1, 2, 3, 4, 5
Married 3 January 1860 in Butler County, Ohio to Rev. James A. P. McGaw5, 6
Died 16 November 1915 in Portland, Multnomah County, Oregon7
Buried in Riverview Cemetery, Portland, Multnomah County, Oregon7


Spouse 1FamilyRev. James A. P. McGaw (son of John McGaw and Agnes _____)
Born 4 February 1835 in Fair Haven, Preble County, Ohio
Married 21 September 1858 in Butler County, Ohio to Rebecca J. Irwin
Married 3 January 1860 in Butler County, Ohio to Mary Ann Scott
Died 13 January 1920 in Portland, Multnomah County, Oregon
Children of Mary Ann Scott and Rev. James A. P. McGaw:
+1.FamilyRebecca Irwin ‘Bessie’ McGaw
Born 13 November 1860 in Henderson County, Illinois
Married 1890 in Toledo, Lucas County, Ohio to Sidney Smyth
Died 26 January 1946 in Wallingford, New Haven County, Connecticut
2.FamilyEdward G. McGaw
Born ca. 1866 in Illinois
3.FamilyLewis Glenn McGaw
Born 1868 in Illinois
Died 8 November 1941 in Portland, Multnomah County, Oregon
+4.FamilyMary Louisa McGaw
Born 14 October 1876 in Urbana, Champaign County, Ohio
Married ca. 1902 to Robert Alden Lamberson
Died 15 March 1961 in Multnomah County, Oregon


  1. Email from Robert M. Smyth, 27 January 2016, with information about his McGaw and Smyth ancestors.
  2. U.S. Federal Census, 1860, Illinois, Henderson County, Township 10 N. 5 W., Oquawka Post Office, Page No. 78, family of James A. P. McGaw (25, Ohio, U. P. clergyman; Mary A. McGaw (24, Ohio).
  3. U.S. Federal Census, 1870, Ohio, Champaign County, Urbana City, Page No. 16, family of James A. P. McGaw (35, Ohio, clergyman); Mary A. McGaw (33, Ohio); Rebecca I. McGaw (9, Ohio); Edward G. McGaw (4, Illinois); Louis G. McGaw (2, Illinois); Margaret Pleasant (50, Virginia, servant).
  4. U.S. Federal Census, 1880, Ohio, Champaign County, Urbana, Enumeration District 31, Page No. 31, family of James A. P. McGaw (44, Ohio, minister); wife Mary A. McGaw (43, Ohio); daughter Bessie McGaw (20, Illinois); son Edward McGaw (14, Illinois); son Glenn McGaw (12, Illinois); daughter Mary L. McGaw (3, Ohio); niece Alice McGaw (17, Illinois).
  5. U.S. Federal Census, 1900, Ohio, Allen County, Wayne Township, Enumeration District 29, Sheet No. 1A; family of James A. McGaw (65, Ohio, Feb 1835, clergyman); wife of 40 years Mary A. McGaw (63, Ohio, Aug 1836, 7 children, 4 living); daughter Mary L. McGaw (23, Ohio, Oct 1876).
  6. Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-1997, Butler County, No. 2944, James A. P. McGaw and Mary A. Scott, married 3 January 1860.
  7. Find a Grave (website). River View Cemetery, Portland, Multnomah County, Oregon, Mary Ann McGaw: Mary A. McGaw / 1836-1915 [from grave stone]. The record indicates she died 16 November 1915 in Portland; provides the text for her obituary which gives the names of her husband J. A. P. McGaw and her four children; and links to her husband and one son.