Would love to hear from anyone researching this family and share what we have. John Scott Muzzy is a Civil War Vet resting in our local Cemetery.
1840 Ashtabula, Ashtabula Co., OH there is a John S. Muzzy living there with a son under 5 so this could be our John S. Muzzy father. He is also living & died in Marion Co. IL so should be John Scott father.
1850 nothing for John S. Muzzy father or son checked all spelling NY, OH, IL
John Scott Muzzy married Jane Moore 10/14/1857 in Marion Co. I cannot find her parents with her in 1850 census
1860 Middleton, Marion Co. IL J.S. Muzzy (Mussy) 1832/OH merchant, Jane 1837/MD, Sarah A. 1859/IL, Ellen 1/12/IL also living next door is John Muzzy parents John S. Mussey 1805/NY merchant , R. A. (Ruth) 1809, Thomas C. 1848/IL
John Scott Muzzy joined the 111th IL Infantry Co. A on 8/14/1862 at Middleton, Marion Co. IL and was discharged on 10/28/1863
1870 Topeka, Shawnee Co., KS John S. Muzzy 1840/OH plaster, Jane 1840/MD, Anna 1859/IL, Edward 1867/IL
1880 Salem, Marion Co., IL Scott Muzzy 1833/OH merchant, Jane 1838/OH, Anna 1859/IL, Nelly 1871/KS, Edward 1867/IL
John Scott Muzzy SR. died at Iuka he was noted on mortality schedule for 1880 date 1/1880 of old age
1880 Iuka, Marion Co. IL Thomas C. Muzzy age 32, Margaret 27, John C. 7, George F. 5, Frank 2, Olive Ann 3 mo. Also living with Thomas & family is his mother Ruth age 71/1809. (this would also be John Scott Jr. mother.
1900 Wichita, Sedgwick Co. KS John S. Muzzy 7/1832/OH fruit grocer, Sarah A 8/1858/IL, Nellie J. 12/1870/KS (Jane has apparently died by 1900 he is noted as W
1910 Everett, Snohomish Co. WA John Scott Muzzy 1832/OH, Sarah A. 1859/IL, Nellie J 1871/KS
1920 Everett, Snohomish Co. WA Martin J. Poffs 57/Ireland longshoreman, Sarah A. Poffs 61/IL , John S. Muzzy (Musy) 87/OH father in law, Nellie J. Muzzy (Musy) 49/KS sister in law.
John Scott Muzzy died 2/24/1920 while living with his daughter and family at 3410 Lombard St. Everett, WA and was buried at Evergreen Cemetery in Everett by the John Buford Post of Everett which he was a member.
MUZZY,JOHN SCOTT OGLESBY, CELIA 853-09-19 B/48 MARION
MUZZY,JOHN S MOORE, JANE 1857-10-14 C/ 179 MARION
Everett Daily Herald
Eighty-seven years old and veteran of the Civil war, John Scott Muzzy died this morning at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Sarah A. Poffs of 2410 Lombard. He had been resident of Everett 13 years. In addition to Mrs. Poffs, he is survived by another daughter, Miss Nellie Muzzy of this city, and a son Edward Muzzy, now living in Canada. He was a member of the First M.E. church. Funeral arrangements will be announced later.