A House in South Hadley through Time – 5 Walnut Street and the Scott Family

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Hugh Scott moved with his family from Salem Massachusetts to the Falls section of South Hadley in 1868. From 1883 to 1891 the Scott family was on Gaylord Street near Bardwell. In 1891 in the same neighborhood Raymond Scott bought house for the family at 5 Walnut Street.

Raymond Scott bought the home from Henry Gaylord the brother of James Gaylord. James had died in February of 1891. James had bought the land on Walnut Street to develop homes and did build 5 Walnut but he died soon after.

During the 1930s Ray moved to Granby and his son Robbie took the 5 Walnut Street home. When Robbie died in May of 1975 his wife Pearl sold the home outside the Scott family for the first time in 84 years.

Ray Scott worked as a foreman in the paper mills of Holyoke. In 1900 he was at the Gill Paper Mill. From 1914 to 1919 he was at the Nonotuck Paper Mill. From 1920 to 1928 he was at the Wauregan Paper Mill.

Scott childrenbirthdeathimage
Charles Dimmock6 Nov 1848 Mansfield CT8 Jan 1923 South Hadleyimage
Earl Montgomery3 Mar 1850 • Coventry, Connecticut18 Feb 1939 • Daltonimage
Willie D5 Dec 1851 Mansfield Connecticut1852 Mansfield Connecticutimage
Lillian Maria12 Nov 1852 • Mansfield, CT 8 Jul 1896 • Coventry, CTimage
Frank Orville31 Aug 1856 • Mansfield CT5 Nov 1939 • West Springfield, MAimage
Addie Parsons8 Aug 1858 • Salem 6 Mar 1890 • South Hadleyimage
Katie Sawyer1 Aug 1860 • Salem17 Mar 1943 • Granbyimage
Arthur Livingston17 Sep 1864 • Salem 19 Sep 1946 • Easthamptonimage
Raymond Palmer11 Oct 1869 • South Hadley14 Feb 1945 • Granbyimage
young child 1 Aug 1866 • Russell, MA 1 Aug 1866 • Russell, MAimage

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