Free-Issue Death Certificates: NC-born Michiganders, no. 4.

by Lisa Y. Henderson

Sarah E. Scipio.  Died 5 Sept 1912, Boyne City, Charlevoix County, Michigan.  Colored. Widowed. Born 27 March 1845 in NC to Daniel Oxendine and Elizabeth Morgan, both of NC. Buried Wilson Cemetery #1. Informant, N. Moran, Boyne City.

William Scott.  Died 4 Jul 1885, Calvin, Cass County, Michigan. Age 71. Mulatto. Married. Farmer. Born in NC to Alexander Scott and Betsey Scott.

Dica Scott.  Died 4 April 1885, Calvin, Cass County, Michigan. Mulatto.  Married. Born in NC to William and Sally Haithcock.

In the 1860 census of Calvin, Cass County, Michigan: William Scott, 44, wife Disa, 35, and children Anne C., 11, Saml., 13, plus Louisa Wade, 3, D.C. Gumbo, 8, and Sally Tabron, 64. William, Disa, D.C. and Sally were born in NC; Ann and Samuel in Ohio; and Louisa in Michigan.

Louis Gilford Scott.  Died 4 June 1899, Lawrence, Van Buren County, Michigan. Married. Black. Parent of 6 children; 2 living. Age 75 years, 10 months, 2 days. Farmer. Born in NC to Robert Scott of Virginia and Amey Scott of NC.  Buried Hicks cemetery.

Charity Taylor.  Died 16 Apr 1891, Cheshire, Allegan County, Michigan. Mulatto. Married. Age 63. Born NC to Wiley and Sarah Jones.

In the 1870 census, of Cheshire, Allegan County, Michigan: Kingsbury Taylor, 52, wife Charity, 42, and daughter Sarah A., 22. Kingsbury and Charity were born in NC; Sarah, in Indiana.

Catharine Wilson.  Died 15 April 1885, Calvin, Cass County, Michigan.  Black Married. Age 37. Born NC to Neal and Jennie Hunt.